Chester Times, April 12, 1933

Chester Times

April 12, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 12, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 2O328 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17565 Leased Wire Reports of UnitedPress UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY APRIL 12 1933 PRICE TWO CENTS NEW TARIFF PLAN TO HELP INDUSTRY SEC HULL AVERS Sees Intention to Place It o n More Prosperous Basis Part Foreign Debts Will Take in Coming Parley Still a Mystery WASHINGTON April icas new tariff policy to be launched during the forthcoming Washington conversations with leading world statesmen was set forth by Secretary Cordell Hull as intended to destroy no sound industries in this country but rather to establish them on a more prosperous basis At the same time the secretary of state emphasized anew that regard less of whether the representatives of severalnation were in Washington at the same time the government proposes to converse with them sep arately He made this statement when in formed that former Premier Herrioc of France had up his sailing date by two days in order to join in the Washington discussions between President Roosevelt and Prime Min ister MacDonald of Great Britain In the face of reports of dissatis factions among the smaller nations at not being included among the 11 invited to send special representa tives Secretary Hull said he had not yet had opportunoty to consider the matter of extending the list of invi tations He pointed out that all countries given full opportunity to join the discussions through their regular diplomatic representatives here Going further into the matter of a new tariff policy aimed at reviving international trade Hull character ized as antiquated obsolete and be whiskered the contention which he said had been raised first some 60 years ago that the result would be to flood the country with the prod ucts of cheap foreign labor to the detriment of the American workman He remarked that persons taking this view should go out and talk with the 13000000 American wage earners who he said have been thrown out of employment under the operation of the highest tariffs in American history For every dollar of curtailment of American imports Hull told report ers that from to of goods F D R SPEAKS TO PAN AMERICANS AT CELEBRATION President Calls for Freer Trade Flow Between Sister Republics Mutual Helpfulness Sym pathetic Understanding Stressed SHAWEST Continued on Page Seven McCLURE BILL VETO UPHELD BY DR TOPE Pincnots veto of the McClure bill providing for the elec tion of delegates to a state repeal convention was upheld yesterday by the Headquarters Committee of the Pennsylvania AntiSaloon League at a the Witherspoon build ing Philadelphia and the Pinchot plan forthe election of delegates from legislative districts endorsed Thestatement issued following the meeting over the signature of Dr Homer W Tope superintendent of the state body stated that in taking this stand the committee is in ac cord with recommendations of the united body of temperance forces Other than discussion of the state situation with respect to repeal and beer legislationthe committee also accepted the resignation of Dr Calvin C Hays as president and a commit tee composed of Dr J Foster Wilcox Dr William E Lampe and J H Brandt was named to select a suc cessor The prevention of the return of the saloon of the sale of beer to minors and of the sale of beer on Sunday also were propositions in dorsed by the meeting WASHINGTON April In an address at the PanAmerican Union today President Roosevelt called for the immediate breaking down of unnecessary and artificiii barriers and restrictions which now hamper the healthy flow of trade be tween the peoples of the American republics Mr Roosevelt explained that it was vitally important that every nation of the western hemisphere individ ually take such action without fur ther delay The Presidents address was made before the special session of the gov erning board of the union on the oc casion of the celebration of Pan American Day The speech was trans lated into Portuguese and Spanish In his address MrRoosevelt took cognizance of the undeclared wars now going on between Bolivia and Paraguay and Colombia and Peru as serting that I cannot fail to be dis turbed by any armed strife between neighbors I do not hesitate to say to you the distinguished members of the governing board of the Pan American Union that I regardexist ing conflicts between four of our sis ter republics as a backward step Your Americanism and mine he said must be a structure built of confidence cemented by a sympathy which recognizes only equality and fraternity It finds its source and being in the hearts of men and dwells in the temple of the intellect The President asserted that he looked upon the Union as the out ward expression of the spiritual unity of the Americas and said that this unity must be courageous and vital in its elements He added that hu manity must look to it as one of the great stabilizing influences in world affairs The text of the address rejoice in this opportunity to participate in the celebration of Pan American Day and to extend on be half of the people of the United States a fraternal greeting to our sister American republics The cele bration of PanAmerican Day in this building dedicated to international goodwill and cooperation exempli fies a unity of thought and purpose among the peoples of this hemis phere It is a manifestation of the common ideal of mutual helpfulness sympathetic understanding and spir itual solidarity There is inspiration in the thought that onthis day the attention Foijr youths of the Eleventh ward were arrested earlytoday on sus picion of being members of a gang of robbers who have looted several stores during recent months The suspects are slated as John Pvonso 18 of Harwick street near Third street Leonard Bugajewski 18 Second street and Highland avenue John Daulczymski 18 Second and Booth Felix Bryck 22 of Booth street near Second street All were held for questioning when given preliminary hearings in police court this morning SPEAKER ANNOUNCES James H Gravell president of the Delaware Ferry Company will be the spe at the regular meeting of the Chr Real Estate Board which held at the Chester Club 51V street next Monday at 830 p ml His address will con cern economics and financing ARRANGING PROGRAMS Thomas C Cockill director of physical education in the city schools Is preparing a program of activities for the annual observance of field days at each of the schools in the city A schedule of dates for holding the exhibitions has not been completed HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY AT LEXINGTON silk Asphodel Pompatic Loyal Louie American Harry Boy Cotton Club Polvos Pride Jere Andrew M Genipa Owen Furst Toltec Irfaneh Bit My Goal Betty Wee American Six Bits Roberta L Deserve Belen Drastic Celt Junior C clear track muddy AT TANFORAN No Weather clear Continued on Page Seven CHICAGO SCHOOLS MAY BE CLOSED No Funds Available to Pay Teachers Back Salary of CHICAGO April of all Chicago public schools because no funds were available to pay teach ers owed them in back sal ary appeared imminent today H Wallace Caldwell school trustee announced he would ask the Board of Education today to order imme diate shutdown of the public school system the second largest in the na tion Caldwells announcement brought to a crisis a situation punctuated by school strikes protest parades of The unshaven Shavian physiognomy is presented in three different poses to the skyline of Manhattan as George Bernard Shaw celebrated Irish dramatist yesterday his first gfhmpse of New York tromthe deck of the liner Empress of Britain on which he is making a world lour Miss Eleanor Wilson of this city was a fellow passenger on the tour The satirical playwright was the center of attraction for a horde of newspapermen and photographers with whom he exchanged the quips for which he is renowned Shaw Utter made an address at the Metropolitan Opera House SHAW DEPARTS RAPS AMERICA Resumes Round World Trip After Speech in New York City NEW YORK April CUP George Bernard Shaw departed from New York soil early today as he had reached in undignified haste from giving the nation a sound talking to about its constitution and its opportunities in his first and presumably his last American speech What again he cried despair ingly to newspapermen who sur rounded the dock when he arrived shortly after midnight to board the Empress of Britain his roundthe world liner Please Ive been talk ing for an hour and a half He fled to his cabin there to await the sailing of the today He had driven to the dock from the Metropolitan Opera House where he spoke in a town car riding in front with the chauffeur beard flying in the damp breeze In the back of the car rode Mrs Thomas W Lampnt wifeof the banker Speaking as the guest of the Academy of Political Science before a specially selected audience of 4000 leaders of the community Shaw gathered the political theories and the kindlier observations about Americans from his prefaces and his essays and handed them to the audience in an hour and a half of solid monologue punctuated only by laughter and occasional applause He turned optimist for the eve ning I have some hope said G B S I really do entertain a think I am the only person in the world who entertains it so far After my preaching tonight soma of you may begin to entertain it but I begin to Continued on Page Seven THREE ATTORNEYS ADMITTED TO BAR It came after a day of riotous ses sions in the office of Orville JTay lor president of the board Caldwell said his resolution would be presented with considerable back ing to the board today He said he believed it would be passed I fee that school teachers have been discriminated against he de clared City employes have been paid and teachers are getting no salaries I think it Is unjust that millions in cash have been expended for idle in the city while teachers in just as much distress get nothing The only alternative is to close the schools and let everyone know just how serious the situation is James Patterson of Ardmore Jos eph D Calhoun of Norwood and Norman K Jellinghaus of Darby have had their applications for per mission to practice law in this county approved and have been admitted to the Delaware County Bar Patterson who lives at 354 Wistar road Ardmore graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1921 and from the Law School of the same university in 1924 His applica tion was presented by E H P Frone field Calhoun resides at 200 Mohawk avenue Norwood He graduated from College in 1929 and from the University of Pennsyl vania in 1932 Alan O Olmstead presented his application The third new member Jellinghaus graduated from Temple University in 1931 and has been associated with H L Hutchinson who presented his application Chester School Costs Less Than General Average Current expenses per student in the auxiliary agencies and fixed city schools of Chester during the charges 176 general control the ex 193132 school year ran less per Under penditurcs include expanses of the t jjcuuiiuiib mciuae expanses of tnr capita than the average of m offices of the board of education offices in which are vested charge of buildings and supplies the superin Pendents office and salaries and ex 75 cities of the United States whose population ranged between 30000 and 99000 according to 2 report made public today by the Federal Office of Education in Washington D C The expenditure per student in Chester was while the average for the 75 cities was The high est per capita outlay was registered by New Rochelle N Y with and the second highest by Montclair N J with The lowest was recorded by Meridian Miss with the second lowest by Mont gomery Ala with S3356 and the third lowest by Columbus Gar with The current expenses for each stu dent in the Chester city school system was spread as follows General con trol instruction or 777 per cent of the total outlay opera tion of the school plant S967 main tenance of the plant coordi nate activities and auxiliary agencies SI85 and fixed charges The samecosts for the average city in the group of 75 municioalities with which Chester is classed is broken down into these items Total current expenses general control instrxiction operation of school plants maintenance of I plant coordinate activities and those m the central control Expenditures for instruction cover salaries and expenses of supervisors principals and teachers educations penditures for their the HEAVY RAINS FLOOD TINICUM ROADS The heavy rain of last night followed by a northeast wind which reed the tide in the Delaware river and its tributaries to rise to unusual height today caused the banks of the Darby creek to overflow and add to the discomfort to the families ma rooned in their homes in the Bow creek section of Tinicum township CHESTER TOURIST PRAISES SHAW Miss Eleanor Wilson Fel low Passenger Refutes His Critics George Bernard Shaw was de Tinicum avenue and in many places along the new highway traffic bj automobile is almost impossible The tecnth and Potter streets who arrived trolley tracks in the locality have in New York City yesterday after been inundated to a depth of about completing a roundtheworld cruise three feet causing service on the line to be discontinued This morning it was stated by a resident of the locality who had been called oh the telephone that the water was steadily increasing and it was feared that many of the thirty five residentsin the locality would be forced to vacate their homes A tract of land on Tinicum avenue owned by the United States Govern ment and used as a rifle range is now completely inundated ADOfTNEW PLAN Tax Bills to Combine Mil lage for County and Poor Districts In accordance with a recent Su preme Court decision made known by County Solicitor Albert J Williams the County Commissioners yesterday decided that tax bills this year will combine in one item the millage for county purposes and that for poor district purposes The Court decision ruled tht a poor district may receive its needed funds according to its ap proved requisition from the county treasurer without waiting for the poor taxes to be collected Heretofore the poor district and general county taxes have been printed on the tax bills as separate items as the taxes for each purpose were levied separately and were credited in separate accounts Yesterday the Commissioners awarded an order for printing 150000 1933 tax bills 160000 duplicate tax collectors receipts 20000 real estate bills for the cifcy of Chester and 17 000 personal property tax bills for the city of Chester at the low bid of Four other bids were re ceived Representatives of severa1 of the bidders raised the point that they were unable as Delaware county con Continued on Page Seven WATER BOILER EXPLODES Mrs S M Burke of Village Green missed being injured by a narrow margin yesterday when a water pressure boiler exploded in the well cellar of the Burke residence at Pen nell and Knowlton roads Village Green Mrs Burke wife of the city euicor oi the Times was descending the cellar steps when the tank burst Little property damage was caused but the boiler was completely wrecked 15000 GARMENTS ARE DISTRIBUTED Activities of Red Cross Home Service Section Revealed in Report BASIS FOR ACTION Chester Pastor Leads Fight to Oppose Licensure of Young Minister jinuijjaj5 ana leacners educations ui tne The ambition of Gurdon T Sco supplies school libraries and text American Red Cross Home Service vilte Jr son of Samuel Scovillc Sr bnfik issTipri t i Pnrt mcrnViP nf Reports of the local tenance of Main covers costs of re pairs and replacements and upkeep of grounds Under coordinate ac tivities and auxiliary agencies are the costs of medical inspection dental and nursing services free Junches gardens operations of school hile the fixed charges rent taxes and pen cover sion funds In making public these figures the office of education disclosed that in Pennsylvania a state that has the district administration system there are 2587 administrative units averag ing 17 square miles to the unit 33 units to the county 22 teaching posi tions to the unit and 13567 school board members to supervise the ac tivities of 57716 school teachers Section show that 15000 garments weredistributed from the emergency Red Cross clothing distribution cen th and Welsh clothing given out at the offices of the Red Cross totaled 1296 All the garments which were made available to Ches ters needy families no matter from what organization they were receiv ing aid were given to the Red Cross for distribution from a collection of garments made by the chapters of the area from Government cotton Chesters Red Cross volunteer sew Ihg groups had a large part in making the garments which were collected over the area However the local total was far less than the number of garments received for distribution Representatives of the local Red Cross Home Service Section say that the actual money value of the gar Eleanor of FlorenceWetherill Wilson of Thir on the steamship Empress of Brit ain on which the famous Irish play wright was a cruise passenger Telling of her impressions of Mr Shaw obtained through daily meet ings with him as he mingled with the 400 passengeis on the cruise dur ing which the ship called at 2a ports Miss Wilson painted a picture of a man wholly different than he is rep resented through the various chan nels of the press Mr Shaw is not in the least over bearing as the general impressions given from his public interviewers would indicate said Miss Wilson He is indeed docile and not given to creating any undue display among his acquaintances of that fieryness with which he is credited Some of the incidents of a days routine on shipboard were summed up by Miss Wilson who said that in the early morning the rugged figure of Shaw was always in evidence pac ing oEE endless laps about the ships deck He would then partake ol breakfast and spend several of the morning hours busily engaged with his writingsof which he never spoke in any boastful manner Afternoon activities usually in cluded the regular social pursuits of shipboard and in the evening the WEAK GIRDERS IN AKRON WERE TO BEREPAIRED Witness Tells of Contem plated Strengthening at Inquiry Ship However Was Safe He Says Wiley Again Is Called LAKEHURST N J April possibility that the Akron might havebeen put in a stall by faulty elevator operation was raised today before the naval court of in quiry Lieutenant Commander H V Wiley was questioned on this point by Judge Advocate Ralph G Pon noycr Wiley said the possibility ot a stall was one of a number of factors which might have contributed to the ds astcr The court room crowd was the smallest since the beginning of the inquiry Monday Wiley was questioned about tech nical aspects of the Akrons opera tion and wont into details of aero dynamics which he said are dif ficult to explain except with dia grams and formula After details of nirship speed ami inclination had been presented Pennoyer asked With a speed of 50 knots and in clination of 100 degrees nny further inclination then would have forced the ship downward Yes Is it possible that the ship found itself in a stall and crashed as a re sult of that rather than as a result of a vertical air current It is possible that this was factor In his testimony earlier in the week Wiley said he believed nn in experienced man was at the Akrons elevator wheel Wiley saying he still believed the Akron was wrecked by a downward current of air which forced the tail into the water listed as possible other contributing factors Jammed elevators Damage to the stabilizers Breaking of structure Loss of buoyance Loss of lifting gas Stalling by a down elevator movement The court seeking to determine whether possible structural defects RAIN PREDICTED FOR AREA TODAY Rain is predicted t ay in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be fair tomor row with little change m tempera ture The highest temperature here ves terday was 58 degrees at 1 p m and the lowest was 43 at a m The average of 50 was normal for the date but six degrees above the average April H last year Maximum temperature for the date is 84 estab lished iu 1887 and minimum 28 in 1882 Sunrise today was at a m and sunset will be at p m Eastern Standard Time CITYFMANCES FOR PAST YEAR Statement Is Encouraging Considering Conditions in the 12 Months PROGRAM OF AT ONCE IS ASSURED Conferees From Assembly Meet Pinchot Bill to Pass RFC Guarantees 000 Already Given Completes Fund HARRISBURG April he Talbot bill providing or immediate unemployment relief vas passed unanimously by the State enate today The measure was immediately sent o the House for concurrence in amendments to carry out the agreti ncnt reached in Governor Pinchots ffice Continued on Page Seven Continued on Page Seven FUNERAL DELAYED PENDING PROBE The funeral of Isabclle Sturgis Negro of 212 Bevan street sched uled for yesterday was held up by Coroner J E Schcehle pending an Investigation by local police The body Is at the undertaking parlor of a Negro undertaker pending a de cision in the case OnNovember 19 last the Sturgis woman was admitted to the Chcs of the head and body Police re ported that she poured kerosene oil over her clothing and then set fire to herself in a suicide attempt leav ing a note that she was bent for Just what angle police are investigating has not been re vealed but several Negroes were questioned today by Captain of De tectives Fecney HELD FOR HEARING Paul Chcyney 23 of East Morton avenue Linwood was arrested last night by State Detective A L McNeal charged with violations of the liquor laws He is being held at local police headquarters pending a hearing before Justice of the Peace Forwood Clark Jr of Glen olden by whom the was issued Continued on Page Seven and member of a prominent Main Line family to preach as a Presby terian minister was again side tracked by the Presbytery of Chester yesterday A license to preach was bate over Buchmanism The meeting of the Presbytery was held in the Drexel Hill Presbyterian Church and one of the ministers leading the fight against young Sco ville was Rev Abraham L Lathem pastor of the Third Presbyterian Church this city A motion to sus tain Scovilles theological examina tions was defeated by a vote of 40 to 23 Scoville was virtually put on trial for hisviews on Buchmanism at the close of his oral examination and ser mon but was not permitted to hear the conflicting arguments launched by the ministers Dr Lathem assailed the new move Continued on Pase Seven CRASH VICTIM HEADS HERE WITH CART The annual financial statement for the City of Chester for the fiscal year ending January 2 1933 Is pub lished today in the advertising col umns of the Chester Times Taxpayers and officials will find the report encouraging considering con ditions of the past year Receipts for the year totaled 57323 plus cash on hand balance January 4 1932 of while expenditures amounted to leaving a net balance of cash on hand January 2 1933 of The receipts Included taxes received for the years 1016 to 1932 and amounts for licenses permits fees rentals interest magistrates costs and fines expenditures recovered from state total imd a temporary loan of The dis bursements were for numerous de partmental expenses as delined in printed statement appear ing in this newspaper plus temporary loan previously mentioned and pay ment of bills received prior to 1932 of Operating1 Expenses The operating statement discloses accrued revenue over expenditures for the year of the charges being for departmental expenses for Sinking fund instalments and matured bonds and interest on bonds totaling The outlay for equipment was of which was for street paving and for park improvements and equipment the total charges and outlays being The credits applicable to these charges were the 1932 tax levies and liens tax penalties interest permits etc totaling The sinking fund balance for the year ending January 4 1032 was Hermann Kirtzmann who once owned worth of New York real estate left Philadelphia for Chester today pushing a cart con taining cobblers tools with which he hopes to recoup his fortune The 59yearold man applied at a police station at midnight for shel ter Curious detectives noticing his educated speech and manner en gaged him in conversation He told them he had owned ex tensive real estate including two apartment houses Mortgage fore closures took the property The bank crash left him without cash Loading his cobbler tools into his push cart he left New York 10 days ago enroute south He mends shoes in return for meals and lodging MACON ON TRIAL TRIP TOMORROW ZEPPELIN DOCK Akron O April U S S Macon the Navys new superaircraft and sistership of the illfated Akron will take off on its first trial flight tomorrow it was announced Lieutenant Bowman of the Read ing Pa police department will ad dress members of the Chester Police Association and Fraternal Order of Police when they meet tomorrow night at police station The meeting will be held in the roll call room beginning at 7 p m TJ S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON April The treasury net balance for April 10 was expenditures that day were customs re ceipts for the month through April 10 were Continued on f age Seven CRISIS NEAR OVER CHINAS RAILWAY Friction Between Man choukuo State and Rus sia Over Rolling Stock HARRISBURG Pa April program that will provide H000000 immediately for ployment relief in Pennsylvania was agreed to today by state leaders at a conference with Governor Pinchot The conferees agreed to immediate passage by the state legislature of appropriation to be fi nanced by the general fund surplus Assurance was obtained during the onference from the Reconstruction finance Corporation that an addi tonal would be made avail able at once to assist Pennsvlvania in feeding its 2000000 needy resi dents for April and May With the already appro priated for the same period the state will have a relief fund sufficient to meet all needs I am greatly delighted that at ast we seem to be fairlyin sight of relief appropriations The chances are now that no one will go hungry In the state during April and May governor said after the confer ence Auditor General Charles Waters Rep Paul B Rice of Dauphin and Senator Harry Scott of Centre par ticipated in the decisive conference It waa agreed Pinchot announced o amend the Talbot appropriation bill now oa the Senate calendar to provide the ind to rush the bill through the ogislature today The governor was assured this can be done I will sign the amended bill im mediately he said I shall im nediately ask Eric Biddle of the State Emergency Relief Board Staff toproceed at once to Washington and Lo present our situafton to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation I called FnedC Croxton as sistant director of the R F C dur ng the conference and was assured by him that If Pennsylvania would provide at this time he would recommend necessary supple mentary allocations from theRFC for April and 7 The governors statement1 was 8 Continued onPage Seven CHANGCHUN Manchuria April 12 crisis between Russia and the Japanese state of Manchou kuo over operations of the jointly operated Chinese eastern railway was heightened today when the Man churian representative delivered an ultimatum to Moscow demanding the return of confiscated rolling stock within a month Demand for restitution was made as the situation threatened to force Continued on Page Seven PINCHOT MESSAGE GIVEN TO FARMERS HARRISBURG April Governor Glfford Pinchot today turned to the state grange and farm organization leaders for assistance in preventing legislators from playing politics with bankrupt agriculture The governor called the farmers attention to a bill cutting the ap propriation for the testing of cattle from to If the bill passes this simply means that thousands of farmers will have to stand all the loss them selves when their cattle react to the tuberculin test or else their product will be banned from the fluid milk market his statement read WASHINGTON April right 1933 by United expenses appear to be on the way largely to offset savings made by drastic economies in the new ad ministration according co a United Press canvass today Figures and estimates obtainable show economies to date practically balancing new expenditures amount ing to each The amount of net savings ulti mately will depend upon the extent of further cuts in executive depart ments These figures do not include the contemplated public works bond issue They are confined to money saved or to be spent out oftax receipts That President Roosevelt is radi cally shifting the purposes of gov ernment expenses is clear from the figures Millions of dollars are to be saved from government salaries eran payments and abolition of use less government jobs These savings are deflationary they take money away from potential spenders But they arc In effect to be put to other uses such as direct Federal relief for the desti tute for reforestation which will not only provide employment now but will ultimately yield profitable re turns in timber sales into Muscle Shoals for development of cheap power and Into naval building to bring the navy up to treaty strength Major economies ordered or vir tually decided upon include Veter ans Justice Department Commerce Department general salary cut 000000 postoffice department 000000 total In there will be savings of undetermined size in the army and the agriculture and interior de partments Several billion dollars in liberty bonds may be converted to lower interestbearing obligations this year with a saving in interest of possibly a year Major new expenses probably wil include the following Direct relief to states reforestation 000 Muscle Shoals development es naval building total 000000 In addition to these direct expend tures out of the treasury administra tion plans contemplate a large bond issue for public works It may be 000000000 B or more The farrr and home mortgage financing meas ures are to operate on bonds issued by governmentsponsored corpora tions and will not be in addition to the public debt of the government INSTALLATION CEREMONY Members of Chester Lodge No 263 I O OJ F will hold installation cere monies tomorrow evening in Odd Fel lows Hall Broad and Crosby streets DESTROY LIQUOR SEIZED IN RAIDS The task of destroying confiscated liquor afc Media xvas one of the small est in recent terms of court Chief Deputy Sheriff Hamilton Ewell and five deputies poured into the Media aewcrs about 140 gallons of whiskey nearly 1200 bottles of beer and a couple of half barrels of beer There was also a quantity of wine about 20 gallons in small quantities and seven barrels In addition the sheriffs as sistants destroyed a quantity of glasses empty bottles and the like The destroyed materialwas used as evidence in trials held during the re cent March term of criminal court ON SAD MISSION Mayor William Ward Jr returned from Baltimore Md last evening he having accompanied Mrs Ward to that city to attend the funeral of her mother Mrs Hanna Mackinson 93 who died Saturday night The funeral was held from the home of a daughter Mrs W R Myers Burial was made at Cherry Hill cemetery Cecil county Md Topics of Times They say that beer is harder to get these days than it was a fortnight ago Which only proves that beer is just as about as near as it was two weeks ago The new beer is said to be below the legal content But that doesnt faze those hundreds who keep asking for it Mind your own business was the legend on one of the early coins in this country dated 1787 Now we havent any chance to mind it We cant even find 4t A professor here said that there are people on Mars andthat they are much smarter than people on earth Wonder if they have solved the liquor problem yet Anyway one set of people who still live on the fat of the land Eskimos They eac blubber This is the time o year when the piano and davenport change corners pipes the experienced married man A Media judge rules that a man is not boss of his own home Many married men will agree with him in this opinion A man named John Doe was mar ried at a county village the other day Pat Quinn says he has a num ber of warrants for his arrest The Weather WASHINGTON April Weather Pennsyl vania Cloudy tonight Tfmrsday fair and somewhat warmer Sandy Hook to east shifting to northwest winds and overcast weather Wednesday with rain TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m42 11 a m Jv 4fl 7 a m 42 Noon 8 a m 40 1p nv 44 9 a m42 2 p 10 a m 46 ;