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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 13, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE 1ONTHS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17566 Daily Leased Wire Reports or United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA THURSDAY APRIL 13 1933 TWENTY PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS MESSAGE URGES CONGRESS TO AID CS HOME OWNERS President Roosevelt Aims at Helpingto Lift Mort gage Burdens Proposes Bond Issue of Two Billions for Re financing WASHINGTON April Roosevelc asked Congress today in a message bristling with di rect demands for legislation to help lift the mortgage burden of the na tions small home owners He described such proposed action as an urgently necessary step in the program to promote economy recov Implicit in such legislation he said is a declaration of national policy that the broad interest of the nation requires that special safe guards be thrown around home own ership as a guarantee of social and economic stability The Presidents message followed out his pledge that was contained in his program for a new deal in asking Congress to grant a 52000000 bond issue that would allow the re financing of mortgages on small homes much in the same manner as that urged for the farmer Mr Roosevelt that leg islation of this character demandde prompt consideration and added that the terms are such as to impose the least possible charge upon the na tional The following is the text of the Presidents message As a further and urgently neces sary step in the program to promote economic recovery I ask the Congress for legislation to protect small home owners from foreclosure and to re lieve them of a portion of tne bur den of excessive interest and prin cipal payments incurred during the period of higher values and higher earning power implicit in the legislation which I am suggesting to you is a declara TINICUM TOWNSHIP DAMAGED BY FLOOD Heavy rains high winds and the overflowing of Bow creek and Darby creek played havoc with property and dwellings in Lester and the section north to the Philadelphia county line Several feet of water was regis tered in many sections basements and first floors of dwellings being flooded The picture shows a Lester home surrounded by the overflowing streams the cellar being filled Continued on Last Page FLOODWATE1 INUNDATELAND IN TINICUM TWP Creeks Overflow Banks Residents Are Marooned in Their Homes DETECTIVES LAND THREE IN RUM RAIDS v HOUSE PASSES DEL BEER BILL DOVER Del April substitute beer bill to permit sale of the new 32 brew in Wilmington under licenses issued by the state school tax com mission was passed by the State House of Representatives under sus pension of rules yesterday The measure introduced by Repre sentative Frank Schroeder now goes to the Senate The bill would require brewers to obtain licenses at an annual lee of S500 and play three cents a gallon ori all beer manufactured Distrib utors would be required to pay a license fee of annually and three cents on each gallon distributed The license fee for retailers would be No sales could be made between midnight and 8 a m or on Sundays Representative LeRoy Hawkes bill to permit football and baseball in Wilmington on Sundays was passed by the House HELD FOR COURT ON HITRUN CHARGE Charged with having failed to stop after an automobile collision Barrett Duke Jr of 923 Elsinore place this city was held in bail for court when given a hearing before Magis trate Honan in police court today Early last Sunday Ringgold Lilley of Linwood registered a complaint with police that a motorcar driven by Duke struct him and almost over turned his car This morning Lilley retracted the part about being al most overturned but said his fen der was badly dented by the crash The information was sworn to by Captain of Detectives George Feeney when Lilley declared that his dam age had been paid for by Duke and he did not wish to prefer charges DELINQUENT TAX COLLECTION PLAN Trolley Traffic on Route 37 Halted Canoes Are Used for Transportation With a large area of Tinicum town ship particularly the Bow Creek and i Hog Island sections inundated by three to four feet of water as an aftermath of yesterdays heavy rains many of the residents marooned in their cottages are preparing to move The area has been under water to some extent for the past three or four weeks but the contimicd down pour of yesterday turned the Darby County detectives with State Dej tective A L McNeal have been active during the last few days ferreting out j hard liquor violators and as a result i of their efforts three successful raids were conducted John Clash Negro of Painter street I Media was held as the proprietor of a liquor dispensary which was raided by the sleuths He was arraigned before Magistrate Forwood Clark of Glenolden who demanded bail I be posted The second victim of the raiders was William Palmer Negro of Flower Hill who was caught with a still and plenty of liquor Magistrate Elliott held him under bail for court Paul Cheyney Negro of Morton avenue Linwood was the third in the roundup the detectives nabbing him MAXHASSELLAND PAL BEER BARONS SLAIN BY GUNMEN Owned String of North Jersey Breweries Killed in Elizabeth Max G reenburg Associate Had Long Police Record TraiL Reveals KAYOS CARNERA IN LOVE BALM SUIT ELIZABETH N J April i into a blind alley in their investigation of the first 32 i beer killing in the east police today j ordered a roundup for questioning of all persons known to have visited the murder apartment in which two wellknown beer runners were shot to death yesterday afternoon They were Max Hassell 33 of Read ingPa and Max Greenbcrg of New York and Reading They were asso ciated in the ownership of a string of North Jersey breweries police aid and since the advent of legalized beer they had been pushing legal brew into the former markets of Arthur Dutch Schulta Flagen heimer New York racketeers needled beer breweries Hassell police said was known us a friend of Al Lillien noted beer runner and bootleg liquor baron who was mysteriously shot to death on March 23 in the old Ham mcrstein mansion at Atlantic High lands N J Hassell and Grcenberg were killed in the office room of a sixroom suite they had occupied for four years in R downtown hotel Each was shot five times apparently following a con ference in the room A number of drinks had been poured out indi cating several persons had been pres ent at the conference The killers escaped without leaving a clue to their Identities Police questioned hotel employes and two friends of the slain men Louis Cohen and Frank Parkowitz The latter was in an adjoining room when the shooting started He fled of VemiP for Publisher without having seen any of the par 01 cnuc 101 JUUilbfiei ticipants he told police Both were released COURT RULING INCONGDONCASEi 1OI Charged With Libel Trial Will Probably Be Listed for June Term of Criminal Court of liquor He was held by Magistrate under bail Clark creek Bow creek and minor tribu into raging torrents which laries backed up and swept between dike barriers Traffic on P R T Route 37 be tween this city and Philadelphia was halted between 250 and 7 p m when flood waters at Lester reached a depth of 18 inches between the rails Along Tinicum avenue from Bow Creek Inn to Essington the water reached a depth of 14 inches in some places and for a distance of about three miles there was an almost con tinuous body of water Automobiles were able to proceed over the road with difficulty this morning the motor cazs proceeding along the road way causing waves which rocked some of the frame houses Nearly 40 families in the Bow Creek section are experiencing considerable hardship Many families are unable Continued on Last Pajrc ACCUSED OF THEFT PASSES i McCIure Sponsors Measure in Place of One Vetoed by Pinchot HARRISBURG April Overhauled machinery for Pennsyl vanias action on proposed repeal of the Eighteenth Amcndement swept through the Senate today in the form of a bill sponsored by Senator John J McCIure Delaware county The bill passed finally 30 to 9 and was messaged to the House There was no debate McClures newbill provides for the election of 15 delegatesaClarge next November The delegates would con vene 28 days after election and for mally cast their votes for or against repeal Gov Gifford Pinchot vetoed Sen ator McClures first bill because it was unfair It provided for 17 delegates at large and 34 district Clement H Congdon publisher of a Philadelphia weekly newspaper has failed in his attempt to obtain a change of venue for his trial on the charge of criminal Jibel The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has discharged a petition asking that Congdons trial be held in some other place than Delaware county The pcrition filed on March 17 by Attorneys Howard Kirk and V GLlpin Robinscn claimed that prejudice ex ists in Delaware county against Congdon and he could not have a fair trial here The Supreme Court in its decision declared that the motion for a change of venue should have been made first in the lower court which was not done in this instance The decision points out that Cong don was indicted on March 8 and a motion to quash conspiracy charges was refused in the Delaware County Court on March 17 when the petition Continued on Last Page A resolution was passed by the members of Prospect Park Borough Council at a meeting held last night that in the future delinquent prop erty taxes will be collected by the borough instead of by the county Under the ruling taxes will be col lected by the borough tax collector Pour bids were received for the construction of sidewalks which were referred to the Sidewalk Committee for tabulation and report at the next meeting ROADS TO PIGSTIES Accused of stealing a diamond ring j delegates and other jewelry from her employer Ann May Dwin 28 of North Carolina SEEK MAN WHO was held without bail yesterday at a hearing before Justice of the Peace Logan of Strafford The ring ac cording to police was missed after the domestic left the home of J Howard Mecke Jr real estate opera tor of Strafford her employer woman was arrested here The SCHOOL DISTRICTS AIDED Allocations of to 115 school districts which leave a balance of in the special aid fund were an nounced by the State Council of Ed ucation 31 Harrisburg today Among those receiving the financial aid were Darby township and Lower Chichester township S 1000 AKRONPROBETO GO TO CAPITAL FRIGHTENED GIRL A crippled degenerate who frightened an eightyearold girl last night is being sought by local police who have an excellent description of him The girl Marie Tarone 228 West Seventh street was returning home Biter visiting a playmate about 9 oclock last night As she reached the corner of Washington and Barclay streets the man stepped from the shadows and grabbed her He rc Rlaze at Elwyn Discovered by 5Yearold Boy Who Rouses Parents Fires in Ehvyn and Chester Heights last night kept six fire companies on thne jump from 11 oclock until after 3 oclock this morning Media South Media Springfield Lcnni Heights and Middletown companies turned out in response to a call from Fred M Brantncr whose home on Ehvyn road near the Elwyn station of the Penn sylvania Railroad was burned to the ground These companies and the Concord ville company were present at 2 oclock this morning when an old NEW YORK April The gang slaying of Max Grcenbcrp and Max Hassell beer racketeers in an Elizabeth N J hotel suite started police today on a review of Greenbergs long police record which stretched back to a St Louis gting feud in 1921 Thetrail was fairly easy to follow because Fcldmans left hand minus its thumb from the first joint The trail began with a record of Continued on NEWARK DEL BANK OFFICIAL MISSING PINCHOT SIGNS 5 MILLION RELIEF BILL FOR JOBLESS Aggregate Now Is 7 Mil lion Set Aside for Coun ties by Assembly Discuss Means of Financ i n g Pr ogr a m W o r d Awaited From R F C BEER CONTROL IN STATE MOVES STEP NEARER Pinchot Capitulates oh Question of Licenses Money for Relief HARRISBURG April Immediiue unemployment relief for 67 Pennsylvania counties will be pro vided today by the State Emergency Relief Board in a special and im portant session money to bo allocated will the cmcrpcncy The come from appropriation passed unanimously by tlitState Legislature State officials awaited word from Washington on the amount of money the Reconstruction Finance Corpora Penna Seen Losing Thou ands in Revenue out Legislation HARRISEURG Pa April control legislation for Penn sylvania to raise for unem ployment relief appeared certain to day as leaders in the General As sembly and Governor Pinchot reached a vSemicpmpromise on the method of issuing licenses Pinchot capitulated on the point of having the Revenue Department issue licenses and suggested that this power be given county treasurers The jbeer bill now pending authorizes lion will advance the State to match county courts to issue licenses Winninjr a decision over IMm Camera tfiaiil boxer is hardly a girls job but Emelia TcrsinI pretty London waitress did iI when a Lon don court awarded her J1500 In her breach of promise suit against the fighter Here she is shown en route to court Parochial School Pupils Participate in Holy Thursday Observance WILMINGTON Del April was resumed today for Warren A Singles 16 secretary and treasurer of the Newark Trust Com pany who is believed to have jumped into the Christiana creek near here His automobile was found parked on the Christiana bridge with a note inside which read I jumped in the creek Look below the bridge for my body Until late last night police were unable to locate any trace of Singles i Special services arc also being con and the search was abandoned until ducLeci other dcnomiantlons this today because of high wind and tide Thousands of paroehinl school chil dren this morning in sol emn services conducted in all Catholic churches throughout the ciLy and county each service being climaxed by n Procession of the Blessed Sacra ment in which priests nlcolytcs nnd the children uniformly dressed took part Solemn mass was celebrated in all city churches this morning each edi fice being filled to capacity Tomorrow majs rf the presanctl ficd will be celebrated in all the churches and of the cross conducted PrOrn noon until 3 oclock the Three Hours Agony will be ob served and during the evening the Stations of the Cross services will be legislative grunts of within the last several weeks The State Emergency Relief Board today rushed to county re lief boards to buy food for 2000000 needy Pcnnsylvanians The board withheld immediate announcement of the amount of money allotted to each county Financing of the appro priation which Governor Pinchot signed the minute he received it from the Legislature will be accom plished by governmental economics following the Sterling Committee recommendations This program will provide through salary cuts additional fees departmental savings and tiansfers of bonds Pinchot and State Republican or ganisation leaders are now faced with he task of agreeing on the means if flmmcintf an additional 00 relief grant It appeared certain t on every barrtl of beer provide part of this revenue Officials estimated the biennial rc urn on beer at this rate at 000 Other methods of raising the money are being debated The governor hailed legislative enactment of the Talbot appropria tion as a victory in the first battle for relief for the unemployed in Pennsylvaniaand only just In Lime With the greatest satisfaction I have signed House bill 1487 which provides for relief in April and May With the already appropriated for these months mak ing and the we hope and expect to get from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation relief will be assured until June 1 The problem which still faces the Legislature is to appropriate the rest of the suggested by the R P C and provide funds for that Unless that is done before the Leg islature adjourns the unemployed ACTlAROUSES Criticises Magistrate Who Committed Men Before Inquest d f sought has one short leg The CHANGES HIS PLEA IN SOVIET COURT Child i landmark the barnrn Iproper y of Grahame Wood at Baltimore pike and Church road in Wawa went up in flames Due to the quick thinking and hero ism of their fiveyearold son Fred Mr and Mrs Bramncr and their Gov Gifford Pinchot today was accused by Judge Raymond Mac Neille in Philadelphia Quarter Ses sions Court of using funds of the State Treasury to build roads that lead to pigsties For this reason the jurist directed that a fine levied on Frank Seiderman for operating a lottery be given to the Salvation Army rather than the State Treasury sv YACHT REPORTED AGROUND NEW YORK April The yacht Simea bound for Phila delphia from Marblehead Mass was aground today about four miles west of Mattituck Point L I By United Press Inquiry to Be Continued MacDonald British Sub i n Was h i n g t o n Next Week Is Announced LAKEHURST N J April disagreement in weather fore casts issued in advance of the Akrons departure on her last flight was re vealed today in testimony before the naval court of inquiry Lieutenant F A L Dartsch assist ject Now Says He Is Not Guilty of Sabotage Continued on Last Page Coroner J E Schcchle criticised those responsible for what he termed high handed methods used in the committal of Norman Eugene Brooks and Thomas Tunnell when he con ducted an inquest in the case of Anthony Allen 65yearold Negro at the funeral parlors of E P White Third and Norris streets yesterday afternoon Anyone impeding the progress of the coroners inquest is interfering with the legal machinery of Delaware county said the coroner If coop eration is not extended to this office in a courteous manner I intend to see that we get that cooperation and I dont care at whose expense we get it Allen who was a caretaker for 39 years of the Kerr estate in Trainer was brutally assaulted on the night Continued on L HELD FOR TRIAL ON ASSAULT CHARGE Charles Handy and Windsor Boner Negroes of JEvcrlin street near Front street were each held in ball for court when given hearings in police court today charged with aggravated assault and battery The victim of their alleged attack Emmctt Rcvely also of Kcrlin street appeared in court with his head swathed in bandages He claimed that following an argument with Handy in Boners home both men attacked him Handy holding him while Boner beat him on the head with a large knife DR KANE DIES CHICAGO April Dr Thomas L Kane University of Chi cago physician and son of the late Dr ONcil Kane famous for a self performed appendicitis operation died today in Billings Memorial Hos pital after a nine weeks illness Conference between the executive and leaders ironed out this conflict of views and efforts are being made to win support to invoking county treas urers with licensing powers Leaders indicated that if the Democratic fac tion of 65 House members agreed to this system the beer bill would be ciiacted iiito law within 10 days Two methods oould be used to change the bill which has already been agreed upon by House and Sen ate conferees and is now waiting final approval of both bodies It could be sent back to conf lor the chaiige or it could be sent to the Gov ernor and then recalled for amend ments Pinchot said he favored the issu ance of licenses just as in the case of game and fish licenses and that if a licensee violates the law his per mit should be revoked by petition to the local courts Under such arrangement politics will be completely eliminated all the wny down the line he said Meantime deadlocks on other im portant measures threatened to ex tend the session of the assembly far Into May just when adjournment appeared likely for April 20 The general appropria tion measure was sent back to com mittee for changes and it is now ex pected to be revised upward to close to before it is reported during the final week of the session Chairmen of subcommittees of both the House ahd Senate Appro priations Committees will confer on the bill over the weekend in an ef fort to whip it into shape for final action The Wilson billtoreduce teachers salaries 10 per cent or greater if the will be facing June 1 lamlne again after Cottlfnucd on Last Page BALDWIN HEARESFG SET FOR APRIL 21 Hearing on a ipcttlion for appoint ment of a receiver for theBaldwin Locomotive Works Eddystonc was fixed for Friday April 21 by Judge Oliver B Dickinson In the U S Dis trict Court in Philadelphia yestcr The suit against the company was started by Patrick J McNancy of New York a minority bondholder in a move to force payment of the firms issue of SVj per cent gold notes which fell due March l The company offered ah ex change of 6 per cent bonds maturing in 1938 which has been accepted by 75 per cent of the noteholders Bainbridge Colby former Secretary of State and the Philadelphia law firm of Illoway te Fischer are at torneys for McNancy Officials of the Baldwin Co ex plained that the company did not control the General Stocl Castings Corp as reported They admitted however that while Baldwin owned considerable stock of General Steel Castings the amount is not sufficient to give Baldwin control FAIR AND WARMER WEATHER FORECAST Continued on Last Page MAYOR APPROVES POLICE ORDERS OCTOBER HALL Moscow April 13 MacDonald one of Roosevelt Forcing Program of Social Economic Control EKgJishmen charged with a time President crimes against the Soviet State withj Roosevelt is carrying forward what drew his plea of guilty when the secj many here regard as an economic ond session of the trial opened toI revolution He is replacing1 the American Jn ant aerologist said the possibility of thunderstorms after the Akrons i considered It convenient to make j divicluairrn of Herbert Hoover with i banking structure with pressure to the farm price level through restric tion or planting under federal con trol reduction of agricultural debts through refinancing farm mortgages under federal direction Finance Reorganization of the takeoff was discussed but not eluded in the forecast Judge Advocate Ralph G Penn oycr announced that the Akron in quiry wouldbe continued next week in Washington meeting at the navy yard there probably Tuesday This procedure was decided upon i points of the repudiated con into factories and reduce working stances MacDonald said when aked i nomic control why he had given his lengthy and Undr pendirt detailed confession if he were not fluence of the Federal Government guilty Later he was led through a would reach out to thousands of gruelling examination today and j farms seeking to increase prices by substantially to admit the j restricting planting It would go nours It would AT LEXTXGTOX Modern Lash Gal Bisque Prince Macaw Step Pretty 1 Sara Thatcher f etearj trackf HARRISBURG Pa April revise the methods of those statements under the circumi a definite program of social eco ward absorption of all state banks stances MacDonald said when asked nomic control j into a federal system federal licens hadgiven his lengthy and j pending proposals the in ing of all stock and bond issues and regulation of stock exchanges re financing of home mortgages Industry and labor Prevention of foolish overproduction by discour aging long working hours regulation of working hours for interstate manu facturing encouragement of states to enact minimum wage laws follow ing New Yorks example reorgan ization of the railroads of the coun try Natural resources Development of combined hydroelectric and flood control projects similar to thafc rec ommended for Muscle Shoals to pro vide cheap power and prevention of loss through floods refor to make timberlands more so that witnesses would be available Cession both for the naval inquiry and the He was called to the stand during the examination of Vassili A Sokolov banks A protecting hand would fol Continiied on Last Page electrician the Zlataoust low the thrifty citizen as he invested McCLURE PROBERS NAME COUNSEL Electricity and Metal works A pathetic limping figure he has suffered for years from a hip de formity and deathly pale beneath his neatly trimmed Van Dyke Mac his savings in stocks and bonds Even in the kitchen of the small housewife the influence of the Roose velt program would be felt if fruit corses or the plan to send cheap Donald catagorically denied his pre electricity from vact government vlous statements He said he had i sponsored power projects to lighten not iven or npr f t JUVA i t wV UO U r LL11 I v LJ me Mcciure commit tee today not given orders to Sokolov to wreck the backbreaking work of the fmi economic 1 y Barry A Eslep j machinery at theZlataoustplane ily cookingwashing and irorini cstation tc Thc ful1 scope of the RoosSveit productive as associate counsel the Public Service Commission quiry in in fcndants to flle into October Hall They will assist Franklin S Eds Philadelphia program is becoming clear only as today His pitiful condition was in j the daily recommendations from the sharp contrast to the sombre but White House are pieced together The principal ones are as That in thumbnail form Is the skeleton of a social program which if put into effect as contemplated will reach into every sphere of Superintendent Deaven port Offers Recommen dations for Efficiency VA partial list of several recom mendations recently made by Super intendent of Police James H Dcav enport to Mayor Ward designed to increase the efficiency and morale of the local police was made public to day Among other things police are going to stay out of movies and other j places of amusement while on duly i and are going to be schooled in po j liteness courtesy and fairness in all I dealings with the public Superintendent Deavenport recom mended that the present captains i alternate in three eighthour shifts By placing Captain Busher on one of these shifts the traffic men will be under the direct supervision of Traffic Sergeant Farraday who now alter nates on shifts with Sergeants Han ley and Peterson It is recommended that the latter two alternate on night shifts one working from 4 p m until midnight and the other from midnight to 3 a m As a better means of keeping check on all sections the city Superintendent Deavenport recom mends that two cruising squads be on duty at all times one being as signed to the western section of the city and the other tothe eastern section Men in these police cars will be required to call every half hour CHIMNEY WAS ABLAZE District fire companies were called out shortly after noon yesterday to extinguish a chimney fire in the vi cinity of Twelfth street and Edgmont avenue No damage resulted the being extinguished in a few minutes time The alarm WM sent in from No 42 at Twelfth street and Edgmont avenue Fair and warmer is the prediction in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland Tomorrows forecast is increasing cloudiness and warmer followedby showers in the afternoon or at night The highest temperature here yes terday was 45 degrees at 6 a m and the lowest was 40 at 3 p m The average of 42 was nine degrees below normal for the data and four degrees the average April 12 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 72 established in 1890 and minimum 18 in 1874 Sunrise today was at 52G a m and sunset will be at 637 p m Eastern Standard Time XT S THKASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON April Treasury balance as of April 11 50443706 expenditures customs receipts FOOD DEMONSTRATION A food demonstration of to all homemakers will be held in the Aldan school annex this evening at 8 oclock Topics of Times Well Known Men and Women of City to Aid Hospital Fete of May 25 Continued on Last Page I Agriculture Artificial raising ofUivity and touch every Continued on Last Committees for the Chester Hos pital May Market fete on May 25 have been announced by the chair man Mrs William W Macfarlane The list is as follows B Hilyard Swency Mrs Florence W Wilson Miss Mary E Hinkson Miss Mary C Deering MJss Edith S Bunting Mrs Albert R Granger Mrs Herbert M Paul Mrs William A Faison Mrs R P Cloud Mrs William Ward 3rd and Mrs Samuel Dyer Clyde Advisory Committee Kingsley Montgomery Rt Rev Francis M TaiLt Charles R Long William S Blakeley Jr Miss Mary C Deering Gideon M StuH H H Ward Miss Edith S Bunting Colonel James A C Campbell Mrs Herbert M Paul Mrs R P Cloud Mrs William W Macfarlane S Lloyd Irving Mrs B Hilyard Sweney Mrs Florence W Wilson Miss Mary E Hinkson J Arthur Hayes William Provost Jr William Craemcr Walter Palmer Mrs Albert R Granger Mrs Wil liam A Faison Mrs Samuel Dyer Clyde and Mrs William Ward 3rd Secretary Miss Regina L Strain treasurer William S Blakeley Jr supervisor of grounds Kingsley Mont gomery Flowers Mrs Albert R Granger Toyland Mrs Gideon M Stull Mrs Our statistical department now figures that the country is now be hind Roosevelt 1032 per cent These you canhear the birds calling for their mates And pretty soon youll hear the neighbor calling for the lawnmower Relief in this state vail not arrive until after the returns of the nexfc election are counted sez Dannie Kelly A professional beer taster employed by the brewery is a teetotaler outside of working hours Sure Who would sec a mall carrier belong to a hiking club The longest word we can find is submitted by a German reader It is plperidinzincpentamethylenediti thiocarbamat Please excuse us proof readers They say the ideal husband gets enough spinach from his wife The trouble today is the wife insists on giving a fellow too much baloney A speaker here declared that these difficult times have brought our troubles home to us Yes many of us have the inlaws with us If our big men at Harrisburg have hfvd so much trouble with the regula tion of the sale of beer what can we expect of them when strong liquor comes back The Weather Continued Last Page WASHINGTON April tonight and Friday with slowly rising temperature Western Pennsylvania Fair and warmer tonight Friday mostly cloudy followed by showers Friday niffhtand in extreme west portion in afternoon warmer hi east portion Friday TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m P a m 10 m 4011 a 42 Noon 54 44 1 p mr58 46 2 p m 53   

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