Chester Times, April 10, 1933

Chester Times

April 10, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 10, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET I*AII) ( HU I LMIOX FOR I WFFVF 'ION I lls, ENDING DECEMBER SI. 1932 20,328 rn* FINAL EDITION ★ ★ ★ ★ With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH YEAR—NO. 17,563. Dilly I ps cd Wire Report* of United Press iUP> and International New. Service INS! ( HESTER, PA., MONDAY, APRIL IP. 1933 PRICE, TWO CENTS SEK PROSPECT OF HARMONY ON PA. HODA RECOVERED nr .rn I JI . 1JL2J Legislative Conferees Meet With Gov. Pinchot to Discuss Situation Working Out Plan to Feed 2,000,000 Needy Persons Over the State HARRISBURG Pa . April IO— <UP» —Capitulation of Republican state organization legislators on the question of administering relief developed new prospects of a settlement of the unemployment relief program at today’s conference in Governor Pinchot’s office. Thirty-two men. representing every branch of the state government interested in relief, were participating in the conference to determine a plan to provide funds for feeding Pennsylvania’s 2.000,000 needy the rest of this month, all of May and I rom June I until the need ends. The state organization legislators announced before entering the meeting that they would agree to amend the Talbot $20,000,000 appropriation bill to give the entire amount to the State Emergency Relief Board to be expended as necessary. At pres NAVY STARTS ITS PROBE OF AKRON AIRSHIP CRASH Rear Admiral Butler in Charge at Lakehurst, N. ,!., Air Station Recovered Water-soaked Note Hook (Jives Kvi-dence; Wiley Is Present McClure seeks TO PASS REPEAL BILL OVER VETO Inequalities Cured by Dry ( (invention NI e asur e Passed in Assembly Senator Brands Pinchot Objections as “Evasion and Subterfuge’' RECEIVE MEDALS MARKING PENN’S ARRIVAL YOM I KAL WILLIAM Y. MOFFETT COURTROOM. NAVAL AIR STY- HARRISBURG. April IO • UP' ...... TION. LAKEHURST. N. J.. April IO State Senator John J. McClure, of — (UP> A torn and water-soaked Delaware county, was represented as note book, the property of one of determined today lo mater an attempt the men who went down with the to over-ride Governor Pinchot‘s veto Akron, was produced today as the of the constitutional convention bill Naval Court of Inquiry began its cf- which would allow Pennsylvania to forts to determine the cause of the act on prohibition repeal, disaster.    Action    to    pass    a    bill    over    executive The note book was identified by veto is rare in the journals of the Lieut. Commander H. V. Wiley, one Pennsylvania Legislature. Veterans of the Akron survivors, as the prop- go back to the administration of erty of Lieut. James H. Dugan, of Governor Pattison at the beginning Catonsville, Md.    °f the century for a precedent. The book’ was recovered bv search- Pinchot refused to sign McClure's ing vessels near the scene of tire dis- convention bill because he claimed rut $15,000,000 of the appropriation Moffett. Navy air chief lost with more is given directly to county poor than 70 other men when the Akron DUD { OI r MOFFETT FOUND Akron Victim Picked I p hv Fnltnv Txx-tx nineiv    aster vesterdav and was    rushed    to    the setup of IT delegatos-at-large and uv ulit I ,    info    thp court room and lntroc|Uced    as    one delegate from tach of 34 con- Baenvprerl    one of the first pieces of evidence, gressional districts was "unfair.' per- 1UIUU,UI    Wilev    said    the observations noted nutted "nullifying possibilities," and in the book agreed "exactly” with dld    represent the opinion of the NEW YORK, April IO—(UP)—The    his own recollections of    the hours    voters. The Governor recommended body of Rear Admiral William A.    preceding the fatal crash.    delegates be chosen from the 50 state it contained details of buoyance.    districts static condition of the ship and! MeCluie came Back today with a Royalty of Inland and the Netherlands will receive medal* commemorating the 250th anniversary of the landing of William Penn in Pennsylvania. Mere, t baile* I Jenkins left), chairman of the .Medal Committee of • he Historical Society of Pennsylvania, is shown at (he ceremony in Philadelphia presenting the medals to (hr lion. Frederick Watson (renter). British Consul ti annal at Philadelphia, and I* I t.roemlaal night), consul of the Netherlands, who received them on behalf of King George and Queen Mart of I ireland and Queen Wilhel-inin.t of Netherlands respectively. boards. This capitulation formed the Keystone of a program of raising $71.-000,00 for relief promulgated by five legislators. Speaker Grover C. Tal- sought to prevent the state from expressing its approval of the Twenty- crashed in the sea of New Jersey, was other particulars not immediately j statement which claimed there was recovered today, according to a mes- foilowod up by questioning.    nothing in the Pinchot proposition for sage received by Naval communication., Judge Advocate Pennoyer also in- I M’natorial district delegates but “eva-It was recovered by the crew of the I traduced as evidence a chart drawn S1°*?    ,    . ieL 73,    ..j .    „•    , , Coast Guard cutter Daphne at a from memory by Wiley to show the    charged    that    the    dry    Pinchot boT, and Reps. Peters, of Montgom-    i point about 40 miles northeast of    At-    course of    the    Akron before    it ran cry! Rice of Dauphin. Turner, of    lantic City.    into the shattering storm off    Barne- Delaware and Hutton, of Franklin. The bodies of Commander Frank gat Light. To the $20,000,000 the Talbot bill C. McCord, master and Commander] Wiley, who said at the outset of would provide would be added $20.- Fred T. Berry, commander of the the question that, he had no corn-000,OO in Federal money and the pro- Lakehurst Naval Air Station, were plaint against any officer of the cercis of a $25,000,000 bond issue on : picked up yesterday about ten miles Akron, amplified the report lie ren-which the voters will ballot in Novem- from the place the Akron crashed, dered to Secretary of Navy Swanson ber. Unencumbered balances of pres-    Sixty-eight bodies remain to be found,    last week. cut funds and probable use of part    Salvage ships converged upon    the    He told    of    receiving word from BEER’S COMEBACK GIVES MORE WORK SURVEY SHOWS SIXTH ROBBERY AT J FWF LRY STORE (’(HRT REFUSES TAXPAYERS’ PLEA IN RAMSEY CASE of the $14,000,000 treasury balance paid in by the Dorrance estate would provide the balance. The Dorrance money, under their plan, would be used for immediate relief needs, Pinchot says present funds can not last out this week. Those who entered the Governors office for the conference included Pinchot, Lieutenant Governor Edward C. Shannon, Speaker Talbot. State Treasurer Edward Martin, and Auditor General Charles Waters, all members of the State Relief Board; Erie Biddle assistant director of the board; Secretary of Highways Samuel Lewis, and two of his assistants. Controller Thomas Frve and Chief Engineer Samuel Eckels, Secretary of Revenue Leon Metzger, Budget Secretary Edward logan, Attorney General William Schnader, and the following legislators: Representatives Sterling and Eluin-berg, Philadelphia; John Kane and Steedle, Allegheny; Hermansen, Luzerne; Sarig, Berks; Wade. Cumberland; Turner, Delaware: Rice. Dauphin: Dunmire and Boyd. Westmoreland; Rhodes, Monroe: Peters, Montgomery; Caputo. Beaver; Bechtel. Schuylkill; Andrews, Cambria: and Senators McClure, Delaware; Ric\ Adams; Sordoni, Luzerne: and Scott; Centre. The conferees represented every shade of political factionalism in the State Legislature which begins its fifteenth week tonight. IRATE CUSTOMERS HALT HEER SALES While many sect ions report jubilant j news over the sale of legal beer, the I manager of a First Ward grocery store, selling beer, on Saturday discovered to his grief there were many persons who are opposed to the sale of the amber. He found this when ma*-' of his regular customers failed t'j appear for their week-end order of groceries and moats. Later he found enc woman who told him as long as he sold beer, the opponents of the sales would purchase their supplies elsewhere. He took the hint, ripped out the beer sales cards and shipped twenty cases of the brew back to Philadelphia. Continued on Page Fourteen Continued on Page f ourteen LAST MINUTE SI.21 KEER TAX TO AID PENNSYLVANIA $23,000,000 RELIEF FI NI) HARRISBURG Pa., April 10—(I P)—State leaders agreed today to raise a $23,000,000 unemployment relief fund to be financed by economies and a beer tax. The proposed tax on 3.2 per cent, alcoholic beverages would be $1.21 a barrel or one cent a quart. REVEAL MISTAKE ON AKRON IU RINO STORM FOURT ROOM, NAVAL AIR STATION, LAKEHURST, N. J., April IO—(UP)—A mistake in carrying out the orders of the captain of the Akron when the dirigible was lighting storms on her final voyage was revealed today in testimony before the naval court of inquiry. Commander IL V. Wiley, the only surviving officer, testified that Commander Frank C. McCord told him he had ordered a 15-degree change in course. The order was misunderstood, W iley said McCord told him, and the course was changed 50 degrees. For the sixth time in the past few years, (he display window of Rouhert’.s (jewelry store, at Sixth aud Market streets, was broken by a brick thrower early this morning and merchandise    -- Increased Patronage, Fin- .YU1'.!1 Q< ^proximately $7() wa Intervention in Bond Suit Refused by Two Judges, in Opinions stolen. ploy men! for Brewery rho robbery was Workers, Reported Restaurants in New York Sell More; Salesmen Increase Seen NEW YORK,* April IO (UP) Tn I creased patronage of restaurants and hotels and additional employment for waiters and brewery workers was reported from el ties all over the roundly In a United Press survey today of {the immediate result of the legaliza-I lion of beer. The ringing of rash registers wa: ; not. confined to sale of the new beverage. Restaurants said they sold more food, hotels said they were la tter filled than usual. Milwaukee, famous as a beer center {before prohibition, reported 5400 men were at work in its breweries as compand with 1500 a year ago. Hotels said their business was greater than I in many months, and that more sales-j men were on the road. The Milwau-! kce Journal and the Wisconsin News not discovered until 7 a. rn. A gaping hole was broken in the window lending to the entrance. The loot consisted ot an electric eloek. mesh bags. bracelets and wrist, bands. MUSCLE SHOALS MESSAGE GOES TO CONGRESS T hird Member of Court Issued Dissenting Views; Law Interpreted Intervention on the part of taxpayers will not be allowed in tire suit to collect from the bonding company Hie amount of tile bond covering tax collections of William T Ramsey, former tax collector of Chester. In opinions filed by two of tile county Government    Operation    judges, the petition of ten taxpayers lo intervene Is refused, although in a (it Huge Claut    third opinion the taxpayers' right I is upheld. ,    President.    Judge    W.    Roger    Frone- \\ Otlld ( reale    (    orporate    field and Judge John M. Broomall liavc held, in their opinions, that the (’resident Asks Cover for Body to Clan Development for Its WASHINGTON. April IO GNS) Court has discretionary powers in net ing on the petition of a group of taxpayers to enter such a suit. Judge Albert Dutton Marl Jade, in a dissenting opinion, holds that that law „ makes it mandatory for the Court to SEN. JOHN J. Met I I RE published more advertising in single President Roosevelt today a-k<*i Con issues than at any time since 1931. gross for authority to make a vast 1 brant permission, when a petition is In Chicago, Secretary Maurice C laboratory out of the Tennessee Val- precented. Coho, of    the    Waiters’ Union,    said    all    icy    m    which lie proposes to under-    May 20, 1932. the county en- Amendment repealing federal 1500    members    were    employed    over    take    one    of    Hie most unique expert-    ,rred judgment on    the bond of Wll- al and economic realign-    i lmm T Kamst y, In    the sum of $204,- rmptcd in American his-    8B0* posted by Hie    American Burely first prohibition "As a dry and representing the week-end for the first time in menls iii sock the months. The Palmer House dining mi nt ever attempte minority he u: s his veto power to room did the biggest day’s business in ;( benefit his partners and partisans of its history, and had to turn awaj Continued on Page Fourteen Company, of Now York, for the col* TWO( ARS DAMAGED; NO ONB INJURED IDEAL WEATHER FOR PALM SUNDAY Services in the Churches Well Attended — Vehicular Traffic Heavy Two automobiles were damaged this morning in a collision at Oak lane and Chester pike, Glenolden. The accident happened about 1.30 o’clock when a car driven by Leon Reese, of the 1000 block Poplar street, Wilmington, Del., drove out Oak lane onto Chester pike in the path of a car driven by J. A. Smith, of 2733 North Fairhill street. Philadelphia. Patrolman William Gorman, of the Glenolden police force, arrested both drivers and took them to the office of Magistrate Walter S. Swartlcy. in Glenolden, who assessed a fine of $5 Action Follows the Firm’s »nd ct,is on R - for disregarding a stop sign before entering a State highway. Both drivers reached an amicable agreement as to the settlement for damages to the cars. No one was injured in the collision. In a special me .age, the Executive l'rMon °f I-* JI taxes by Ramsey, requested creation of a Tennessee Dam agr# were assessed under date of C ontinued on Page f ourteen Valley authority "A corporation Jllly 19 Then a group of ten tax- clothed with the power of govern- Payers, with James L. Rankin acting ment. but posse-red of the flexibility t as counsel, presented a petition for and initiative of a private enterprise permission to go into court and The Roosevelt experiment contcni- prosecute the suit against the surely plates:    One, Federal operation of conipmiy. on behalf of ’he county. A reply to this petition was made by County Solicitor Albert J. Williams, on behalf of the County Com- (LOUDY WEATHER; OCCASIONAL RAIN Mostly cloudy, probably occasional Mu clo Shoals; Two, Construction of showers, is the forecast for today and a dam In Cove Creek; Three. Trans-tomorrow in Eastern Pennsylvania, mission and distribution of heat New Jersey, Delaware ann Maryland, power and electricity; Four, Flood MILL EMPLOYES STAGE ‘WALKOUT’ Announcement of Wage (ut; No Disorder The highest temperature here yesterday was Cfi degrees, at 5 30 p. in , and the lowest was 43, at ti 30 a iii The average was 54, or four above normal The highest temperature ever recorded here on April 9 was 83, in 1922, and the lowest was 27, in 1885. Sunrise today wax at 5 31 a rn , and sunset will be at, 6 34 p. in.. Eastern .Standard time ‘ IIIT-Kl N” < MAUCK LALLI) UY MOTORIST control; Five, Soil Erosion; Six, Atte -ext a lion; Seven, Elimination from agricultural use of marginal lands, and Eight, Distribution and dlvcrsifl- ( ontinued on Page Fourteen COR FSF OF MAN TA KFN FROM RIVER The corpse of a drowned man was found floating in tile Delaware opposite the plant of the Philadelphia misMoners. on October 36, with a supplemental answer on November Continued on East Page HELD FOR SENDING IN FALSE ALARM BEER TO BF SOLD IN HOUSE RESTAURANT WASHINGTON. April IO -GNS) — Bter is to be sold in the restaurant of the House side of the Capitol. The House Accounts Committee licence. The,e will be no bar. however, only bottled beer being permitted. Balmy spring weather marked Palm Sunday yexterday, and Ute appreciative change from winter tempera- FI VK ROBJIERY SUSPECTS HELD Five men, said to be members of Employes cf the manufacturing departments of the Irving Worsted mills, located at, Ninth and Mcllvaine tures worked magic for the long suf-    streets, staged a "walkout" this fering citizens and they replied in    morning following announcement by fashion.    mill officials of a wage cut. From daybreak until late yester- | Shortly after the plant began op- a gang of robber suspects, are being day morning devout thousands    crating for the day the announce-    ! held by local police who will question wended their way to their respective    ment "was made, the striking em-    them in an effort to clear up a series today voted    to    permit it, and    will    in-    places of worship and the warmth    p’oyes assert and when the word was    of store robberies in the western struct Frank Verdi, manager of the of the summerlike afternoon lured passed around, a general ‘‘walkout" section of the city. restaurant,    to    take    up    with    local    thousands to the open spaces, hun-    followed. The employes created no    The suspects are slated as Ignatius authorities    the    matter    of securing    a    dreds motoring to the seashore.    scene or confusion, merely leaving    Opps, 29, of Trainer street; Samuel The bright yellow palm leaf, with    their machines and benches and    Pollack, 39. Front and Booth streets; its green fringe, was in evidence    making their way to the street out-    Joseph Kanigoski. 34, Second street everywhere It could be seen pinned    side the building. Hero titey stood    and Highland avenue; Walter Stud- to the coat lapels of men, the new    for several hours with no show of    ziruski, 19. Front and Highland ave- An automobile have been driven of the QUO block Elsinore street, ti) urcd in a hit and run accident at Ninth street and Morton avenue, early yesterday morning. The incident was reported by Reynolds Lilly, of Linwood, who gave police the names of several wit new a. Lilly says his car was struck on the side and almost overturned by the Peal I Gibbs, 53, Negro, craved excitement, last night, but she selected the wrong way to get it. Pearl, who had been in police court before, admitted she had been drinking during the day, .Shortly before Electric Company, at the fooU'of Wiidnight she decided to call out the 1 firemen, to she turned in an alarm from Second and Fulton streets. The Ward street, by Captain I an ax M e-airi by police to Quillen of the U S Engineering Dopy Barrett l)uk», partment in charge of the tug Liston, this morning. The body, in an advanced state of decomposition, was removed to the morgue of Deputy Coroner White at Third and Norris streets. The man was about fix feet in hr ight and weighed in the neighborhood of 170 pounds. The body was clad in an overall impact. The Linwood driver says he juniper and two pairs of overall will testify against tho accused driver pants, The Jumper was lined with black shoes when the latter is arrested PETITION IN HANK RI PTI Y only trouble with fending in the alarm was. that a member of the Franklin Fire Company saw her. This fireman, Frank Verano, inquired as to the scene of the fire and she told him at her home. but she couldn’t •ay where her home was located. Bile admitted sending in the alarm arui Magistrate Honan held her in $500 ball for court. BYI L FOR I HO I NCU ISIS An Inquest in the case of Anthony MFT PRICES, IS DEMAND ON E.D.R. AS HIS NEXT TASK .Measures Seen Necessary to Counteract Recent Drastic Deflation Officials I ncertain How to Proceed; Congress May Force Action* WASHINGTON. April IO—GJP' -The next ba te task lacing President ■ Roosevelt is to lift prices. Pre sure for action to this end is growing on all sides in the form of I talk for inflation. Officials recognize frankly that measures are necessary to conteract : the drastic deflation which lifts continued through Hie first few weeks of I the new administration as a result of : locking up of billions of dollars of bank deposits and of drastic curtailment of government expenses. They are uncertain how to proceed. Congress may force the issue In-j flationists in the Senate are talking about testing their strength through amendments to the farm bill. Demands for action are based on j tho contention that business will not expand until prices start up. Some in the administration want to wait in the hope that natural causes will ] start, Hie climb. They point to current rises in wheat, hogs and other farm. products. They count on impending passage of the farm relief bill to support this tendency. They think this, plus the spurt in some lines caused by heavy beer sales, may prime the economic engine. Others, notably Secretary of Agriculture Wallace, believe more aggressive artificial restoration is needed. Two mad) proposals are urged. One is a public works bond Issue of at least $5,000,000,000. This is favored bv men like Senators Wagner, Dem, N. Y , and LaFollette, Repn., , Wis. Its advocates believe such a fund devoted to self-liquidating projects would provide employment and business activity which would speed tip circulation of money. The second major proposal is for cutting down the value of the dollar. This is urged bv a group of business men including such figures as James H Rand, Jr, of Remington-Rand; Frank Vanderlip. the former banker, and Phillip K Wrigley. This group is lobbying aggressively in Congress and among members of the administration. The amount of gold in a dollar Is fixed by law. This group would restive that amount. It would, in other words, shorten the yard-stick by which values of commodities are measured. More money would be required to buy a given article. This group argues if such a step .were taken, or were even thought to be imminent, the public would rush to buy before prices went up and in that process business activity would Jump rapidly. ACCUSE!) HY (HRL; FACES DEPORTATION Cries of “murder!” in the vicinity of Third and Kerim streets, at 3 a. rn. today, led Patrolman James Cauley to the house at 210 Kerlln street, where Helen Corella, an attractive young woman was hanging out a second-story window. Cauley entered and arrested the (girls stepfather, Jasper Matranger, 49. who, the girl said, had chased her with a razor. In police court today, the girl recited a pathetic tale of the abuse her mother and herself are frequently subjected to by the man. She also revealed that he had previously been convicted of a similar charge. She informed the police that the man had f iltered this country illegally. After hearing the young woman'# tale, which wax corroborated by younger sisters, Magistrate Honan ntemed the defandant to serve 90 days rn the county prison and ordered him held for immigration officials. The prisoner admitted being in this country 20 years, but had never taken steps to become a citizen. FOUND DEAD IN BED POTTSVILLE, Pa , April IO -(UP) Frank C Reese. 68, Schuylkill county poor director, was found dead in bed at his home here. Topicsof Times blue padding. He won md they were daubed with paint Allen, Negro, Trainer, who died in amar:    lie had on a blue working the Chester Hospital yesterday of in- NT OLE BARREL OF DISHES «,prinT suits of women and A burgular, who forced entry to the aniL*n_A*?!L Ua.Y^Y?UUYlcirTn. home of a Mrs. Baxter, at 604 Congress avenue, during the early hours Th: Elmer E McNutt and Carolyn E McNutt, of Lansdowne, filed a sched-misses violence and no attempt to re-enter nue, and Joseph Zakielarz, of Second pie of liabilities and assets in bank- and Thurlow streets. The five were of Detectives .•hut, a IS. V. D. combination union suit, and a pair of canvas working the plant. A few who remained at palm, symbol of the branches their posts were dismissed shortly arrested by Captain cast in the path of Christ on his I    after the “walkout,” as the plant was    Keeney and    Detectives Dougherty and today Vtote'a bar-ef of‘dishes* valued    triumphal entry into Jerusalem by    crippled by the cessation of labor in    Hardman. at $25,' according to a police report.    the multitudes that adored Him. was    the production department, In the of- ruptry proceedings in the United States District Court. Philadelphia, Saturday. Liabilities were listed $3,982 and asset/ $162. HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY (lit United Rress) Continued on Last Page ( ontinued on Page Fourteen clove* There wax a black b ; fiver buckle bearing the belial Officer McDowell of the bx ti polite* department, was notified of the discovery by Captain McQufilen and an investigation wax immediately started. juries received when he wax brutally beaten by two Negroes, now In ens* with todv. will be held at the office of E. J White. Third and Norris streets, by Coroner J, K. Scheelite, Wednesday afternoon. An inquest in the case of John McAllister, who was killed by an automobile at Ninth and Butler Greets, last Thursday night, will also tie held Wednesday. AT LEXINGTON 1—Justice B, All Forlorn, Oziti. Baber. Double Shuffle, Drombo, Bronx Park, Judge Urban, 2—Jere, Tea Lee, Double Nugget, Transact, Harry Boy, Fair Grade, Guinea, Sabre Slash. 2—Jeanne Wadis. Santa Sophia. >*—Candle Fly, Krd Forage. 5—i.None i. C—Guides , Marc huts. Jim Caraw, I lying I lynn. sir Michael, Chestnut Tree, Baggage Master, Minion. 7— iNone I. 8—Jane Packard, Marion Ormont, Betty Beau, Transmit, Itetty Far* reb. YVeather, clear; track, fast, AT TANT ORAN 1— None), 2— None), 3— None). 4— None), 5— None). 6— None). 7—Mi«s Myrtha. $— None). Weather, clear; track, fa t. Will    Urge Legislature to Retain Edmonds Act WORLD’S SPEED DR. VAN DYKE, 81, MARK RECORDED EDUCATOR, DIES Chester Woman and Son Meet After    Years Tile Edmonds Act cs the “rock of Gibraltar” about which the stormy waves of legislation seethe and splash ai Harrisburg. It is the oasis in which the ’crusaders of modern education” find a haven of protection tor their ideals and ideas. Those who believe that economy in Slate finance budgeting mux: include a drastic rearrangement of teachers' .salaries and educational appropriation, are attempting to blast away the "rock” and remove the beautiful "oasis”. Prom all over the State an army of determined men and women are gathering to the defense of the "storm center” of education, In the 12 years that the Edmonds Act has been in effect, no legislative provision has al any time been passed lowering the standards, or detracting from th? effectiveness of this whole instrument of educational progress. Th” Act was an outgrowth of the conditions existing in education, revealed from statistics gathered Sn examine, lions of army applicants. for the World War These cold /acus revealed that we were a nation of sixth graders; that tare-* per cent. of these examined were below a 10-year mentality: that or in three was unable to read and understand newspapers or write a letter home; that every 557 of every 1090 men were diseased or defective; that 212 of every IOO) men. or one out of every five, wax rejected. It wax shown that trained minds and healthy bodies become the nation’s greatest aaset and the lack of them, the nation's greatest liability. The recognition of these facts resulted in an examination of the effectiveness of the public school*. Tile soldiers and prospective soldiers had received schooling and training inadequate to prepare them for the duties of the emergency, much less effective living, either because the public schools were not geared to meet the demands of th? period, or because ( antinuf ti on Last Paqr Seaplane Zooms Famous Also as Author Miles Der Hour and Philosopher; the “Sage of Princeton” Italian 128 V, Over I,ake Garda DESENZANO. Italy, April IO (UP' Wa-rant Officer Francisco Agcilo set h new world speed record in a seaplane today when he averaged 690 kilometers '428*4 miles) an hour. The precious record of 635 kilometer- - a ct hr Flight Ll Lh H Stainforth of Great Britain o:f Sept 29. 1931. Agelio, a young warrant officer in the Italian air force, made his flight over Lake Garda in a Marchi plane ti ,wered bv two Fiat engines with a total of 2,850 horsepower. AgGlo was a reserve flier in the Schneider Cup seaplane races of 1929. I S. TREAS! K Y B ALANCE WASHINGTON April IO GJP) — Tile treasury net balance for April 7 wa $535,543 408 38 Expenditures that dav were $14,497 147 bi Custom receipts for the month through April IO were 54 350 451.57,    , PRINCETON, N J, April IO - (UP) Dr. Henry Van Dyke, world famous educator, author, philosopher and clergyman, died today at his home in Princeton, in his eighty-first year Revered as' The Sage of Princeton,*’ Dr. Van Dyke enjoyed a career that brought him international fame, professorships in foreign universities, and high acclaim in the field of letters. Death came peacefully, while he was in bed. Mellow and Urbane, Dr Van Dyke's philosophy, repeated through all his writings and lectures, was that “the world is getting better ” From his cloistered retreat at Avalon, his Princeton home, lie had, up to the last, sent out to the world nis messages of cheer He was born, on November IO 1852, at Germantown, Pa. His father was ( ontinued on Fag'* I ourteen ‘BU' of die” and the sponsible for a woman and searching for years. The filiey of 2100 city, and the was born 32 'luge and w'ho kjhe    ibur Ic-, of Newark, reded in their reunion by a rcumstances in which the, mrs played a prominent A World Wa Chester Times the happy rem: her son. who had beet each other for man; mother, Mrs, Emma EdgrnonL avenue, this son, Oliver Marsh, wh years ago of a first mal resides in N. J , were chain of c Chester I part. Reading his evening paper last Monday night an ex-serviceman, who would not divulge his idenity, .spotted an article which attracted his attention by the peculiar nature of tim circumstances surrounding the story. The news article told of tile .separatum 32 years Sign of a motlier and her child at the time of a marital xcpera-tion, oi the efforts of the mother to seek her son, who she claimed had been placed in an institution by his father Oliver Marsh, and his grand mother. The heartbroken mother, who claims she was unjustly robbed of lier son by legal action based on a claim that she was unable to take care of the child, went to the various bureaus in the city of Philadelphia, and attempted to prove lier ability to take ca iv: of the child better than anyone else. Referred to the Institution in which the child had been placed, she ascertained that he had been legally adopted, tile officials of the home refusing to divulge the identity of tile foster parents, claiming that such action would violate the agreement of adoption. Through lack of funds tile mother was powerless to legally contest the rase. She was later married a second time and is at present a, widow. At the time of her second marriage, the woman taking another name made the search more difficult than it could formerly have been, unri for I ontinued on Pag? Fourteen Children will have a lot of fun with egg hunts next Sunday. Wa know .several who enjoyed a man hunt yesterday. So far, vee havrn’t heard anyone say “here's how” in Welsh. In that language it's “Cwrw!” Try it. Charlie Busher doesn't know which is worse for an automobile, a loose tire or a tight driver. President Roosevelt presents an old Dutch brick to New York Museum. But he seems intent on preventing presentation of gold brick# to investors. A man fishing in Florida caught a kingfish and died from the excitement lliat's a dangerous sport down Louisiana way, too. Tile box score for Germany thu# far seems to be A million huns, on# Hitler, and a long string of errors. Season of sun,mer romance com-.en on now. Young couples should remember that ninny a beach romance that starts on the sand# winds up on the rocks. The Weather WASHINGTON, April IO—'CPI — Forecast—Partly cloudy tonight and luoMi.M. Showers I ii -sday night and possibly in extrema west portion Tuesday afternoon. Mostly cloudy tonight and Tuesday; ‘howcr* Tuesday and possibly along the lake tonight; little change in temperature. I ODAY ’N TEMPERATURES . 43    ll    a    rn.    56 , 52    Noon    .......  58 .30    I    p.    rn.......82 . 52    2    p.    n.......63 . ti 6 a. rn. 7 a. IR, 8 a rn. 9 a. rn. IO a. rn. ;