Chester Times, April 13, 1933

Chester Times

April 13, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 13, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NKT PAID CIRC ELATION POR TW ll.VK ION IHS. FN* DI NG I)KC KM RER 31. 1932 20,328 FINAL EDITION ★ ★ ★ ★ With All Latest and Best News of the Day SITH YEAR—NO. 17.566. DfUiv leased Wire Report* and International V I United Press Service (INS1 IIT ( HESTER. PA.. THURSDAY. APRIL HI, 1033 TWENTY PAGES PRICE, TWO CENTS MESSAGE URGES CONGRESS TO AID U. S. HOMEOWNERS President Roosevelt Aims at Helping to Lift Mortgage Burdens TINICUM TOWNSHIP DAMAGED BY FLOOD Proposes Bond Two Billions financing Is^ue for of Re- WASHINGTON. April 13—‘UP1 President Roosevelt asked Congress today in a message bristling with direct demands for legislation, to hrip lift the mortgage burden of the nation's small home owners. He described such proposed action as an “urgently necessary step in the program to promote economy recovery". “Implicit, in such legislation,'’ he said, “is a declaration of national policy . . . that the byroad interest of the nation requires that special safeguards be thrown around home ownership as a guarantee of social and economic stability.” The President's message followed out his pledge that was contained in his program for a “new deal." in asking Congress to grant a $2,000,000 bond issue that would allow the refinancing of mortgages on small homes much in the same manner as that urged for the farmer Mr. Roosevelt pointed*out that legislation of this character demandde prompt consideration and added that “the terms are such as to impose the least possible charge upon the national treasury". The following is the text of the President’s message: “As a further and urgently necessary step in the program to promote economic recovery. I ask the Congress for legislation to protect small home owners from foreclosure and to relieve them of a portion of the burden of excessive interest and principal payments incurred during the period of higher values and higher earning power. “Implicit in the legislation which I am suggesting to you, is a dcclara- Heavy rains, high winds and the overflowing of Bow creek and Darby and dwellings in laster and the section north to the Philadelphia county line Irred in many' sections, basements ami first floors of dwellings being flooded, surrounded bv the overflowing streams. Hie cellar being tilled. creek played havoc with property Several feet of water was regis-The pic ture shows a Lester home Continued on Last Page HOUSE PASSES DEE. BEER BIL! DOVER. Del., April 13- -A substitute beer bill, to permit sale of the new 3.2 brew in Wilmington under licenses issued by the state school tax commission, was passed by the State House of Representatives under suspension of rules yesterday. The measure, introduced by Representative Prank Schroeder, now goes to the Senate. The bill ivould require brewers to obtain licenses at an annual fee of $500 and play three cents a gallon on all beer manufactured. Distributors would be* required to pay a license fee of $250 annually and three cents on each gallon distributed. The license fee for retailers would be $100. No sales could be made between midnight and 8 a. rn., or on Sundays. Representative LcRoy Hawke’s bill to permit football and baseball in Wilmington on Sundays was passed bv the House. HILD FOR COURT ON HIT-RUN ( HARGE Charged with having failed to stop after an automobile collision. Barrett Duke. Jr.. of 923 Elsinore place, this city, was held in $300 bail for court when given a hearing before Magistrate Honan in police court today. Early last Sunday, Ringgold Lilley, of Linwood, registered a complaint with police that a motorcar driven by Duke struck him and almost over-♦ Aimed his car. This morning Lilley retracted the part about being “almost overturned,” but said his fender was badly dented by the crash. The information was sworn to by Captain of Detectives George Feeney. when Lilley declared that his damage had been paid for by Duke and he did not wish to prefer charges. DELINQUENT tax COLLECTION PLAN A resolution was passed by the members of Praspect Park Borough Council at a meeting held last night, that in the future, delinquent property taxes will be collected by the borough instead of by the county. Under the ruling, taxes will be collected by the borough tax collector. Four bids were received for the construction of sidewalks, which were referred to the Sidewalk Committee for tabulation and report at the next meeting. SAYS PINCHOT BUILT ROADS “TO PIGSTIES” Gov. Gifford Pmchot today was accused by Judge Raymond Mac-Neille in Philadelphia Quarter Sessions Court of using funds of the; State Treasury to build roads that lead to pigsties. For this reason, the jurist directed that a $100 fine levied on Frank j Seiderman for operating a lottery I be given to the Salvation Army | rather* than the State Treasury. ^YACHT REPORTED AGROUND NEW YORK. April 13 <UP> -The yacht Simea. bound for Philadelphia from Marblehead. Mass., was aground today about four miles west of Mattituck Point I I. FLOOD WATERS INUNDATE LAND IN TINICUM TWI*. Creeks Overflow Banks; Residents Are Marooned in Their Homes Trolley Traffic on Route‘>7 Halted; C anoes Are Used for Transportation With a large area of Tinicum township, particularly the Bow Creek and Hog Island sections inundated by three to four feet of water, as an aftermath of yesterday’s 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 continued downpour of yesterday turned the Darby creek. Bow creek and minor tributaries into raging torrents, which backed up and swept between dike barriers. Traffic on P. R. T Route 37, between this city and Philadelphia, was halted between 2.50 and 7 p. rn when flood waters at f ester reached a ' depth of 18 inches between the rails Along Tinicum avenue, from Bow Creek Inn to E sington, the water reached a depth of 14 inches in some places, and for a distance of about three miles there was an almost continuous body of water. Automobiles were able to proceed over the road with difficulty tills morning, the motor cars proceeding along the roadway causing waves which rocked some of the frame houses. Nearly 40 families in the Bow* Creel section are experiencing considerable hardship. Many families are unable Continued on I.ast Page ACCUSED OF THEFT Accused of stealing a diamond ring and other jewelry from her employer. Ann May Dwin, 28, of North Carolina, was held without bail yesterday at a hearing before Justice of the Peace I Logan, of Strafford. Tile ring, according to police, was missed a fin the domestic left the home of J. Howard Mecke, Jr.. real estate operator of Strafford, her employer. Tile woman was arrested here. SCHOOL DIS I RK TS AHU D Allocations of $129,256 to 115 school districts, which leave a balance of $167 in the special aid fund were announced by the State Council of Education at Harrisburg today. Among those receiving the financial aid were Darby township, $2,500 and Lower Chichester township, $1,000. AKRON PROBE TO GO TO CAPITAL Inquiry to Be Continued in Washington Next M eek, Is Announced LAKEHURST, N. J , April 13 UP* —A disagreement in weather forecasts issued in advance of the Akron's departure on her last flight was revealed today in testimony before the naval court of inquiry. Lieutenant F. A L. Dartsch, assistant aerologist, said the possibility of thunderstorms after the Akron s HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY (Bf United Press) AT LEXINGTON take-off was discus. * d, b eluded in the forecast Judge Advocate Ralph oyer announced that the quirv would be continued in Washington meeting a yard there probably Tu This procedure was not in- G. Penn- Akron in-next week at the navy esday. decided upon so that. witnesses would be available both for the naval inquiry and the Continued on Last Page McClure probers NAME COUNSEL 1—None. 2—\ltena. Modern Lash. .7—None. 4—Bostonian Gal, Risque Doll. <y—None. 6—Ii alkin Prime Macaw, step Pretty, Sara Thatcher. ■V-Googif, 8—None.    , Heather, ekar; track, slow, HARR IF BURG Pa. April 13 'UP The McClure comm. * toda formally nam' d Harry A I... q Pittsburgh, and Maurice R M< trge Middleton, as associate counsel the Public Service Comini lion qairy. They will assist Franklin S. E&s-*mons, Philadelphia. in in- DETECTIVES LAM) THREE IN RUM RAIDS County detectives with State Detective A. L. McNeal have been active during the last few days ferreting out hard liquor violators and as a result of their efforts, three successful raids were conducted. John Clash, Negro, of Painter street. Media, was held as the proprietor of a liquor dispensary which was raided by the sleuths. He was arraigned before Magistrate Forwoori Clark, of Glenolden, w'ho demanded $l(XX) bail be pasted. 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 $1000 bail for court. I Paul Cheyney, Negro, of .Morton avenue, Linwood, was the third in the round-up. the detectives nabbing him with a quantity of liquor, they said. He was held by Magistrate Clark under $1000 bail. SENATE PASSES NEW REPEAL BILL McClure Sponsors Measure in Place of One Vetoed by Pinchot f HARRISBURG. April 13 'INS) -Overhauled machinery lor Penn. viva mas action on proposed repeal of the Eighteenth Amcndement swept through the Senate today in the form of a bill sponsored by Senator John J. McClure, Delaware county. ’I he bill passed finally, 30 to 9, and wa messaged to tile House, There was no debate. McClure's new bill provides for the election of 15 delegate,s-at-large next November. The delegates would convene 28 days after election and for- i rn ally cast their votes for or against repeal. Gov. Gifford Pinchot vetoed Senator McClure's first bill becau c it was "unfair.” It provided for 17 delegates at large and 34 district delegates. SEEK MAN WHO FRIGHTENED GIRL A crippled degenerate, who frightened an eight-year-old girl last night, is being sought by local police, | who have an excellent description of j hun. Tile girl, Marie Tarone. 228 West (Seventh street, was returning home after visiting a playmate about 9 o’clock last night As she reached the corner of Washington and Barclay streets, the man stepped from the shadows and grabbed her. He released his hold when the child screamed and kicked him. The man sought has one short leg. CHANGES HIS PLEA IN SOVIET CGI'RT MacDonald, British Subject, Now Says He Is Not Guilty of Sabotage OCTOBER HALL. Moscow April 13 — 'UP)—William MacDonald, one of six Englishmen charged with high crimes against the Soviet State, withdrew his plea of guilty when the second session of the trial opened today, I considered it convenient to make those statements under the circumstances.' MacDonald said when asked why he had given his lengthy and detailed confession if he were not guilty Later, ne was led through a gruelling examination today and forced substantially to admit the major points of the repudiated confession. He was called to the stand during the examination of Va*Mil A Sokolov, chill electrician at the Zlataoust Electricity and Metal work* A pathetic, limping figure the has suffered for years from a lap deformity) and deathly pale beneath his neatly trimmed Van Dyke. MacDonald categorically denied his previous statement* He said he had not given orders to Sokolov to wreck machinery at the Zlataoust plant. MacDonald was the leu of the defendant to fit* .n*o October Hall today. His p.uful condition was in sharp contrast to the sombre, but Continued on Last Page I MW HASSEN AND kayos carnera H AOA LLL IAU 1N love BALM PAL, BEER BARONS SLAIN BY GUNMEN SUIT Owned String of North .Ii'rse\ Breweries; Killed in Elizabeth Max Greenburgh Associate, Had I Amir Holier Record, T rail Reveals . April 13 blind alley in the first ”3 2 STATE SUPREME COURT RULING IN CONGDON CASE Refuses Blea for Change of Venue for Publisher ( harked W ith Libel Trial AA ill Probably Be Listed for June Term of C riminal Court Clement H Congdon, publisher of a Philadelphia weekly newspaper, has failed in his attempt to obtain a I “change of venue” for his trial on I the charge of criminal libel. The Pennsylvania Supreme Couit hag discharged a petition a.sking that Congdon 3s trial be held in .some other pluce than Delaware county The petition, filed on March 17 bv Attorneys Howard Kirk and V. Gilpin Robinson, claimed that prejudice exists iii 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 inst a nee. The decision points out that Congdon was indicted on March 8 and a motion to quash con. piracy charges was refused in the Delaware County Court on March 17, when the petition Continued on I.ast Page FLAMES DESTORY DWELLING, BARN Blaze at Elwyn Discovered by 5-Year-old Boy, AA ho Rouses Barents Fires in Elwyn and Chester Heights last night kept .six fire companies on the Jump from ll o’clock until after 3 o’clock this morning. Media, South Media, Springfield, benni Heights and Middletown companies turned out in response to a call from Fred M Brannier, whose home on Elwyn road, near the Elwyn station of the pennsylvania Railroad, was burned to the ground. These companies and the Concord-vilie company were present at 2 o'clock this morning when an old landmark, the barn on the property ot Graham® Wood at Baltimore pike antechurch road, in Wa wa, went up in flames. Due to the quick thinking and heroism of their five-year-old son, Fred, Mr, and Mrs Bi anther and their I ontmued on Last Page ELIZABETH, N. J 'INS' Headed into a their investigation of beer killing'' in the east, police today ordered a roundup, for questioning. of all persons known to have visited the murder apartment in which two well-known beer runners were shot to death yesterdav afternoon, They were Max Hassell. 33, of Heading, Pa . anil Max Greenberg, ot New York and Reading. They were associated in the ownership ot a string of North Jersey breweries, pollee said, and since the advent of legalized beer they had been pushing their legal brew into the former markets of Arthur “Dutch Schultz1 Flagen-heirner. New York racketeer's needled beer breweries Ha., ell, police said, was known as a Ira mi of Al Lillien, noted beer runner and bootleg liquor baron who was mysteriously shot to death on March 23 in the old Ham-merstein mansion at Atlantic Highlands, N. J. Hassell and Greenberg were killed in the "office ' room of a six-room suite they had occupied for four years in a down-tow ti hotel. Each was shot five times, apparently following a conference rn the room. A number of drinks had been poured out, indicating several persons had been present 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 without having seen any of the participants, he told police. Both were released. NEW YORK. April 13 'INS' The gang slaying of Max Greenberg and Max Hassell, beer racketeers, in an Elizabeth, N J , hotel suite j .started police today on a review of Greenberg s long police record which stretched back to a St. Louis gung feud in 1921. The trail was fairly easy to follow 1 Feldman's left hand was ' minus its thumb from tile first joint The trail began with a record of PINCHOT SIGNS HEER CONTROL 5 MILLION RELIEF IN STATE MOVES RILL FOR JOBLESS STEP NEARER Aggregate Now Us 7 Million, Sot Aside for Bounties, Un Assembl) Discuss Moans of Financing Urogram; AA ord Awaited I rom R. E. U. © Winning a decision over Primo Camera, giant boxer, is hardly a girl's job. but Lnielia Irising prettv London wad less, did it when a London court mw ariled her $14,500 iii her brr.u b of promise suit against tin* tighter. Here she is shown enroute to court. SOLEMN SERVICES IN TUE CHURCHES Parochial School Pupils Participate iii Holy I liursdnv < Ibsen anre C ontinued on Last Cage NEWARK, DEE., BANK OFFIC IAL MISSING WILMINGTON, Del. April 13 'UP) Search wax resumed today tor Warren A Singles, 46, .secretary and treasurer of the Newark Trust Company, who is believed to have jumped into tile Christiana Cleek near here. His automobile was found parked on the Christiana bridge with a note inside which read: “I Jumped iii the creek Look below the bridge tor my body.” Until lair last night, police were linable to locate any trace of Single: , and the search was abandoned until today because of high wind and tide. AITION AROUSES IRE OF CORONER Criticises Magistrate AN ho Committed Men Before Inquest Coroner J E Scheehie criticised those responsible for what he termed "high handed methods used ' in Hie committal of Norman Eugene Brooks and 'Thomas Tunnel!, when he conducted an inquest in the ca e of Anthony Allen, 65-year-old Negro, at Hie funeral parlors of E. F. White. Third and Norris streets, yesterday afternoon. ‘Anyone impeding the piogre of the coroner’s inquest is interfering with Hie legal machinery of Delaware county," said the coroner. “If co-operation is not extended to tin office rn a courteous manner, I intend to see that we get that co-operation, care at whose expense Thousands of parochial school children this moining participated in sol-, emu service* conducted in all Catholic I churches throughout tlu* city and county, each service boing climaxed by a Procession of the Blessed Bn era-I men! in which priests, alcolytes and the children, uniformly dressed, look part, ►Solemn mass was celebrated in all city church!*; Un: morning, each cdi-j fie** being filled to capacity. Tomorrow, mins of the pre-sanotified will be celebrated In all the I chm dies and processions of the era s conducted. Prom noon until 3 o'clock, the Three Hours Agony will be ob- ; served and during the evening the Stations ot the Cross, services will be held Special services are also being eon-ducted by oilier denominations tins Cont inned on I,ast Page UMI,I) LOK TUIA I, ON ASSAI UT ( HARDI: Charles Handy' and Windsor Boner, Negroes, of Kerlin street near Front street, were each held in $500 bail tm court when given hearings in poller j court today, charged with aggravated assault and battery. The victim of their alleged attack,! Emmett Rrvely, also of Kerlin street appeared iii court with his head swathed in bandage} He claimed that following an argument with Handy, in Boner s home, both men attacked him, Handy holding him while Bonn beat him on the head with a large knife, DR. KANE DILS CHICAGO. April 13 (UP) Dr Thorns* I Kane, University of Chicago physician and son of the late Dr O’Neil Kane, famous for a self-performed appendicitis operation, died today in Billings Memorial Hospital after a nine weeks’ illness HARRISBURG. April 13 (UP) -Immediate unemployment relief for 67 Pennsylvania counties will be provided today by the State Emergency Relief Board in a special and important session, The money to be allocated will come from tile $3.OOO,OOO emergency appropriation parsed unanimously by tho State l egislature State officials awaited word from Washington on the amount of money the Reconstruction Finance Corporation will advance the State to match legislative giants of $7,000,000 within the last several Weeks. The State Emergency Relief Board today rushed $3,245,000 to county relict boards to buy food for 2,000,000 needy Pennsylvanians. The board withheld immediate announcement of the amount ot money allotted to each county. f inancing of the $5,000,000 appropriation which Governor Pmchot Mgned the minute he received it from the Legislature will be accomplished bv governmental economies following the Sterling Committee : recommendations This program will .provide $6,000,000 through salary cuts, additional fees, departmental I saving.* and transfers of bonds. Pinchot and State Republican organization leaders are now faced with the task of agreeing on the means of financing an additional $18,000 -000 ielal grant. It appeared certain a $1 24 tax on every bant*! of beer would provide part of this revenue. Officials estimated the biennial return on beer at this rate at $7,500,-! OOO. Other methods of raising the I money are being debated. The governor hailed legislative I enactment of the Talbot appropriation as a victory “iii the first battle for relief for the unemployed In Pennsylvania and only Just in time ” “With the greatest satisfaction I have signed House bill 1487 which provides $5,000,000 for relief in April and May. Wit Ii the $2,000,000 already appropriated for these months, making $7,000,000 and the $7,000,000 we hope and expect to get from Ila* Reconstruction Finance Corporation, relief will hr assured until June I. “The problem which still tares the Legislature is to appropriate the rest of the $25,000,000 suggested by the | It. F C, and provide funds for thai. Unless that is done before the Legislature adjourns, the unemployed will be facing famine again after June I." BVUm IN ll KA It I NC! SKT KOU Al’KII, it I Hearing on a petition for appoint-! merit of a receiver tor the Baldwin Locomotive Works, Eddystone, was fixed (or Friday. April 21, bv Judge Oliver B Dickinson in the U. ,S District Court in Philadelphia, yesterday. The suit against the company wa started by Patrick J McNaney, of New York, a minority bondholder, in a move to force payment of the firm’s $12 Odd .OOO Issue of 5'.; per cent. gold notes which fell due March I. The company offered an equal exchange of ti 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 Blow ay At Fischer, are attorneys for McNaney, Officials of the Baldwin Co explained that the company did not control the General steel Carlings Corp, a reported They admitted however, that while Baldwin owned considerable stock of General Steel Castings, the amount is not sufficient to give Baldwin control. CHIMNEY WAS ABLAZE District fire companies were called out shortly after noon, yesterday, to extinguish a chimney fire in the vicinity of T welfth street and Kdgmont avenue. No damage resulted, the flames being extinguished in a few lion of 65 House {this system the I enacted into law Two methods ‘change the bill, Pinchot Capitulates on Question of Licenses; Money for Relief Penna. Seen Losing Thou-ands in Revenue Without legislation HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13—LUP) Beer control legislation for Pennsylvania to raise $7 500,000 for unemployment relief appeared certain today as leaders In the General Assembly and Governor Pinchot reached a semi-compromise 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 beer bill now pending authorizes county courts to issue licenses. Conference between the executive and leaders ironed out this conflict of views and efforts are being made to win support to invoking county treasurers with licensing power.* Leaders indicated that it the Democratic fac-members agreed to beer bill would ba within IO days. could be used to which has already been agreed upon by House and Senate conferees and is now waiting final approval of both bodies. It could be sent back to conference for the change or it could he sent, to the Governor and then recalled for amendments Pinchot said he favored (lie issuance of licenses “ just as in the case of game and tmh Hermes,” and that if la licensee violates the law* his permit should be revoked by petition to j the local courts. ! “Under such arrangement politics I w ill be completely eliminated all the I wav down the line,” lie said. Meantime, deadlocks on other important measures threatened to ox-j tend the session of the assembly far j into May, just when adjournment i appeal! d likely for April 20. The $116,000,000 general appropriation measure was sent buck to committee for changes and it is now expected to be revised upward to close | to $125,000,000 before it is reported during the final week of the session. Chairmen of sub-eommittees of I both the House mid Senate Appropriations Committee,, will confer on the bill over the week-end in an effort to whip it into shape for final ar) ion. The Wilson bill to reduce teachers* salaries ll) per cent., or greater if the I ontiuurd on Last raga KA I It ANI) VV A UM Kit VV MA Til Kit FORECAST Fair and warmer Is the prediction in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Mat viand. Tomorrow'* forecast is increasing cloudiness and warmer, followed bv showers in the afternoon or at night. Tile highest temperature here yesterday was 45 degrees at 6 a. rn., and the lowest was 40. at 3 p. rn. The average of 42 was nine degrees below normal for the date and four degrees below the average April 12 last year. Maximum temperature for Hie date is 72. < tiibli lied In 1890, and minimum 18. in 1874 today was at 5.26 a. rn., and sunset, will be at 6 37 j). rn., Eastern Standard T ime. II. S. I KLAS! RY BALANCE WASHINGTON, April 13 -UNS)— Treasury balance as OI April ll. $503 -594,437.06 expenditures. $8,514,906 92; customs receipts. $6,270,696 89. I DOD DI MONS I HA I ION A food demonstration of interest to .ill homemakers will be held in the Aldan school annex this evening at 8 o clock. I opicsof Times minutes’ time The alarm was sent in from Box No. 42, at T welfth street and Kdgmont avenue. and I don t. we get it.” Allen who years of the was brutally was a caretaker for 39 Kerr estate in Trainer, assaulted on the night C untinued on Last Page POLICE ORDERS FOR MAY MARKET Roosevelt Forcing Program of Soda I Econ oui ic Con I rot Superintendent port Offers Recommendations for Etfic’icnuv Heaven- Well Known Men and Women of City to Aid Hospital Fete of May 25 WASHINGTON, April 12 iUP> — One step at a tim* President Roo evelt is carrying forward what many here regard as an economic revolution. He is replacing the ' dividual;*ut” of Herbcr a definite program o nom ic control find r la nding proposal! flue nee of the Cede a1 Gc would reach out to then farms seeking to Increase restricting planting. It into factories and red hours. It would revise the methods of banks. A protecting hand would follow the thrifty citizen as he invested his savings in stocks and bonds. Even in tile kitchen of the small housewife the influence of tile b** felt if fruit plan to American In-HDover with \ SOC I cl I FCO* the in* rn men t mds of prices by would go working veil con program •s of th< r;ei tv ti wed po’ om send cheap government v to lighten WO! tin im* Tile full scope of the Roo- vc it program is becoming clear only a-thf daily recommendations from the White House are pieced together. The principal ones are as follows: Agriculture:    Artificial    raising    of I the farm price level through restriction of planting under federal control; reduction of agricultural debts through refinancing farm mortgage: under federal direction Finance Reorganization of the banking structure with pressure toward absorption of all state banks into a federal system; federal housing of all .stock and bond issues and regulation of stork exchanges; refinancing of home mortgages. Industry and laden Prevention of “foolish overproduction" by discouraging long working hours, regulation of working hours for interstate manufacturing; encouragement of states to enact minimum wage law*, following New York's example; reorganization of the railroads of the country. Natural resources: Development of combined hydro-eleetric and flood control project, similar to that recommended for Muscle Shoals to provide cheap power and prevention of economic las through floods; reforestation to ma xe timberlands more productive, That m thumb-nail form is the skeleton of a social program which if put into effect as contemplated, will reach into even sphere of activity and touch •very citizen, if IM) J) one A partial Hat of several rn rn end at ions recently made by Si mtendent of Police Janu s H. L en port, to Mayor Ward, design! increase the efficiency and morn the local police, was made public day. Among other things, going to stay out “of moi places of amusement wl and are going to be set liteness, courtesy arid ti dealings with the public Superintendent I lea vei mended that the pres alternate in three eight By placing Captain Bu i these shifts, the traffic under the direct supervise Sergeant Farraday, who nates on shifts with Sergeants Hanley and Peterson. It is recommended that the latter two alternate on night sh j fig, one working from 4 p rn. until midnight, and the other from midnight to 8 a. rn As a better means of keeping check on all sections of thr city, Superintendent Deavenport recommend* thai two cruising squads be on duty at all times, one bring assigned city and ti: section, Mel be required Committee, for the Chester Hospital May Market fete on May 25 have been announced by the chairman, Mrs. William W. Macfarlane. The list is as follows: Vice-chairmen Mrs. B    HU,yard Sweney, Mrs, Florence VV. Wilson, Miss Mary E Hlnk.son, Miss Mary C. Deering. Miss Edith S. Bunting, Mrs, Albert It. Granger, Mrs. Herbert M. Paul. Mrs, William A Faison, Mrs R P. Cloud, Mrs. William Ward, 3rd, Hi men ne of will be Traffic a I ter- Advisor Montgom Tai It, Cl Blakeley, G id co n M Edith S. B Duel Dv Comm Clyde IV, RL arles R. Jr., Mis.* Stull, luting, Rev, Long, Mary H H Color Fr; W c, WI el Campbell, Mrs. s. R P. Cloud, Herbert M Mrs. Wlllli Kingsley ne is M. Ilium S, Deering, a rd. Miss James A. Paul, rn W, Our statistical department now figures that the country I noir behind Roosevelt 103.2 per cent. These morning}, von can hear the birds calling for their mates. And pretty soon vou’ll hear the neighbor calling for the lawnmower. Relief in this state will not arrive until after the returns of the next election are counted, sez Dannie Kelly. A professional beer taster employed bv the brewery is a teetotaler outside of working hours. Sure. Who would want to se- a mail carrier belong to a hiking club? The longest wold we can find in submitted by a German reader. It is plperidinzmcpentamethyleneditl-thioc arbamat. Please excuse us, proof readers. They say the ideal husband gets enough spinach from his wife. The trouble today is Hie wile Insist* 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 in-laws with us. If our big men at Harrisburg have had so much trouble with the regulation of the sale ot beer, what can we expect of them when strong liquor comes back? I lie Weather he western section of the ii other to the caste in n rn these police cars will to call every half hour. Continued on Last Page Macfarlane, S Lloyd Irving. Mrs. B Hilyard Bweney, Mrs. Florence W Wilson, Miss Mary E. Hmkson. J. Arthur Haves, William Provost. Jr. William Craemer, Walter Palmer, Mi Albert R. Granger, Mrs.- William A Faison, Mrs, Samuel Dyer Clyde and Mrs William Ward, 3rd Secretary, Mbs Regina L Strain: treasurer, William S Blakeley, Jr.; supervisor of grounds, Kingsley Montgomery, Flowers Mrs Albert R Granger; Toylund, Mrs. Gideon M. Stull, Mrs. WASHINGTON, turd 13—Weather Forecast—Eastern Penns} ham*—Lair tonight and Friday with slowly rising temperature. Western Pennsylvania:    Fair    and warmer tonight:    friday, mostly cloudy followed bv showers Friday night and in extreme west portion in afternoon, warmer In east portion I riday. TOD A I ’N I I .VIPER VI I HLS # I Continued on Last Page I 6 a in. *. a » * 40 Ha hi. aa. aaa 53 7 a. ITI. . a i I a a 42 Noon a a rn. a a I I a a 44 I p. m. aaa 9 a. rn. * • I > < a 46 2 p. m. ... IO a. in. intl id ----- ;