Chester Times, April 15, 1933

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April 15, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 15, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NKT IVV ID CIRC I’LATION FOR TU KIA H KUM .IS, FN PINC. DECEMBER 31. 1932 20,328 FINAL EDITION ★ ★ ★ ★ With All Latest arni Best News of the Day 57TH VEAR—NO. 17.568. Daslr Leased Wire Reporta of United Presa (UP) and International News Service (INS' CHESTER. PA., SATURDAY, APRIL 15. IAT; EIGHTEEN PAGES PRICE, TWO CENTS SEE M’CLIJRE AS CANDIDATE FOR PA. GOVERNOR County Solon Denies Aspirations; Says He Is Too Busy at Present Gen. Edwarc! Martin, Judge Arthur IL James Also EASTER SCENE NEAR LESTER Mentioned April 15—(INS)— for the governor- HARRISBURG, A merry scramble ship of Pennsylvania is delayed only bv prolonged legislative activities. Senator John J. McClure, organization Republican leader of Delaware county, was reputed to be ready to declare his candidacy as soon as the atmosphere clears at Harrisburg. Asked about the report. Senator McClure told International News Service: •'I'm not a candidate for governor I'm too busy thinking about legislation here to be a candidate for anything now.” Political observers were puzzled by the report, anyhow. It would be news if McClure has won the backing of other organization leaders, including William S. Varc, It would be bigger news, perhaps if McClure has broken with some of them. There is no evidence that Gen Edward Martin, Republican state committee chairman, has yielded an open track to the Delaware senator. Martin never said he was a candidate for Governor, of course; and he never said he wasn’t. VICTIM OF SLA VINO WAS KNOW \ HF,HK Mrs Nellie Ken.sek. of South River. N. J. who, with two of her children was killed b\ her insane husband at her home yesterday. was known among tile Polish residents of this ; chn , having two sisters living here The sisters, Mrs Antonia Kelkotka. of 1233 West Second street, this City. and Mi Anna Presloia. of Concord road. Chester township, left today to make arrangements for the funeral of the victims. The insane father died a suicide niter killing his wife and two children by shooting them Mio:her daughter, Rose, was seriously wounded TRON itll SAILS FORES. PARLEY British Premier (ables RAIN PREDICTED EDR AREA TOMORROW Rain is predicted today and it is probable tomorrow, in Eastern Pennsylvania. New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland The highest temperature heir yesterday was 57 degrees, at 4 30 p rn . and the lowest was 42 at 4,45 a rn. The average of 30 was two degrees below normal for the date, but four degrees above the average April 14 last year. Maximum temperature for the date is Rf, established in 1830, and minimum 29. in 1923. Sunrise todip was at 5 23 a rn and sunset will he a* ti 39 p rn. Eastern Standard time RAIN PROMISED FOR EASIER DAY EASTER GIFT FOR "FIRST LADY astalk Roosevelt l ine “Good Omen4* Man} Leave for Seashore Weather, and Other Points Despite Lo recant Picture show* Miss Mar* Slaw irk. of Tinicum township, retrieving oar! of the family wash, which was swept away when another break in a dike of Darby creek occurred yesterday. I he new break added to the misers and loss of tlir hundreds of families in the flooded area. State and federal officials promise early relief, following investigation. To what extent William S. Vare has been consulted thus far about, the matter is speculative. Perhaps the surprising news of all would be the avowal of any Republican candidate to go to the Wire next spring without a promise of support from Vare, except, of course, a Pinchot-supported aspirant. There is no outright split between the Philadelphia organization and the rest of the State Republican Organization. but legislative maneuvering of the last three months certainly has not cemented their relations. Mention of Va re’s name with the gubernatorial race brings forward the possible candidacy of Judge Arthur H. James, Luzerne county, a member of the Superior Court and a former ; lieutenant-governor. It Is believed TINICUM FLOOD AREA INCREASES New Breaks in the I)iIves Reported; Waters Lansing Extensive Damage Continued on Last Page COUNTY RESIDENTS AMON*! INJURED If Mrs. Anna Jorgensen, 43. of 103 East Knowles avenue, Glenolden, and Miss Vera Robertson, 36, 103 East Ridley avenue, Ridley Pack, were two of nine persons Injured .slightly yesterday, when a Philadelphia-bound electric train on the Pennsylvania Railroad crashed into the rear of a steam train at the station in Wi'mington, Del The heavier express train was just pulling out of French street station when the electric local came gliding up. Whether the brakes failed to hold properly, or the engineman misjudged the distance and the speed of the express train's departure, could not bo determined. H Mc-Grogan, of West Chester, operator of the electric tram, escaped with slight injuries. He refused hospital treatment. HAVANA QUIET AS POLICE ARE ACTIVE HAVA N A, April 15    <INS) — Squads of police continued to patrol the streets of Havana and its .suburbs today to prevent a recurrence of the terroristic bombings which led to a loss of 5 lives. Federal authorities insisted no new bombings occurred during the last 24 hours and expressed conviction the reign of terror, allegedly sponsored by the ABC. .student revolutionary organization, had run its course. SENT, TO AS VLCM DOYLESTOWN. Pa., April I" i INS'---John Jankoski, 48. an unemployed farm hand suspected as a pyromaniac responsible for several of the 55 incendiary barn fires in this county since last June, was taken to the Norristown State Hospital for the Insane today. The man was adjudged insane by a commission of doctors. BLIZZARD TOLL IO With damage to property mounting and discomforts of persons affected becoming more acute, flood waters of Darby Creek spread over added areas in Tinicum township .yesterday, as a new break in the dikes bordering the creeks occurred. Yesterday's break makes a total of six in the dikes in the area bounded by the Delaware river. Darby creek ; and the county line, plus two large I gaps left open to provide transportation over the tracks of the Reading Railroad and the P R. T. lines run-: ning to this city. Damage estimated | at several hundred thousand dollars ; has already been done. Included in the area is the nfl« range of the Pennsylvania National Guard, which has been flooded. Conditions there are to be investigated ! by a commission of officers nam d by Adjutant General David J Davis which includes Colonel Franklin P. Haller, Jr.. Colonel Daniel A Nolan and Captain Thomas J. Kernaghan. In an effort to show that the floods of the Delaware river and Tinicum creek are almost as bad ar I those which have caused serious damage along the Ohio and Mississippi livers. Adjutant General Davis yesterday ordered two planes of the 103rd Observation Squadron. Pennsylvania National Guard, to fly over the area where the dikes had broken and fake aerial photographs of the ; vicinity. EASTER BLOOMS FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS An appearance of Easter season has pervaded every part of the J. Lewis Crozer Hospital, where not only in the individual patient's rooms, but in the wards of the hospital as well, gayly colored Easter plants and cut flowers are in evidence, giving the patients a cheering and beautiful sight and pervading the institution with the delicate scents of the varicolored blooms. In the wards the flowers which have been sent to the patients and which have been appropriately arranged by hospital staff members, are to be seen on all the spotless white window sills, in pleasing contrast to the unbroken glistening walls of th. Tenor. The flowers in the pots and baskets in the building are not the only ones in evidence uu the grounds, as some of the beds containing Easter bulbs have come into attractive bloom beneath the windows of the main building adjacent to the hospital where the executive offices, the home for incurables and the maternity department are housed. AMNESIA VICTIM GUILTY OE HOAX Detected Writing Appeal After Transfer to ( omit} Home A woman, who "put It over" on police and Delaware County Hospital authorities for three weeks, is now a patient in the hospital at the County I Home. Lima, and it is highly probable that sooner or later she max be transferred to Broadmeadows Farm for i having perpetrated a hoax. The woman, known as Tessie Webb I was admitted to the county hospital 1 on March 25, after she wandered into the rectory of St. Charles' Borromeo Church. Oakview, and pretended to ! be an amnesia victim. Police of Clifton Heights removed the woman to j the hospital. Melvin L, Sluicy, superintendent of the hospital, and virtually every mom-1 ber of the staff of nurses and doctors, [there took turns in trying to bring I her around to normal, but without ' success. She couldn't tell them where J she had lived, what her name was, or anything else. After 20 days of it. Superintendent Sluicy decided they could do nothing I for her, and that the hospital could! no longer afford to supply her with I i bcd and board. So he called up] Superintendent Boyd. of the farm at Lima, and arr to be transferred there. The "patient,” submitted to the transfer, but did not And the poor farm as much to her liking as she had the hospital. The second day I she was there, yesterday, she was discovered writing a letter to a friend in New York, appealing for aid to lift her out of the terrible circumstances into which she had fallen. Poor farm authorities said she signed the letter Mrs. D. Reach. At the hospital she was known as Tessie Webb. Mr. Sutley, thoroughly angry at the hoax which had been perpetrated on the hospital, said yesterday that he will ask police to make an investigation of the case. and. if there arr legal grounds, plans to press criminal charges. SOUTHAMPTON. England, April la 'UP' Prime Minister) Ramsay MacDonald, confident that his forthcoming conversations with President Roosevelt would result in good for the world, sailed for Amor ca today on the liner Berengaria. Just before the boat lifted her gangplank, MacDonald dispatched this cable to Mr Roosevelt I am leaving in wonderful weather which I take as a good omen.” His cable was in response to one from Roosevelt which was handed him when he embarked. Roosevelt messaged: “We are greatly looking forward to your being with us and wish you a good voyage.” In his last interview with the English press. MacDonald referred to the day’s brilliant sunshine and said it was an omen of "what is going to happen when I reach Washington.” He spoke feelingly of Roosevelt and of his "courage and sincerity which has already won him the confidence of his people." "I will do my utmost in my brief week-end in Washington to strengthen Continued on Page I wo AIRSHIP MACON’S FLIGHT CANCELED AKRON O. April 15    '    UP    >    The proposed Easter Sunday maiden flight of the. U. S, S. Macon, sister ship of the ill-fated navy dirigible Akron, has bern canceled. Commander Olger Diesel announced today. The earliest possible trial flight date will be Monday, at 5:30 a. rn. I hi' commander said. Earlier it had been indicated that the first of six trial flights of Hie mammoth airship might be held tomorrow morning IMH * I ICI XL ACC IDEN I S HARRISBURG. Pa , April 15 'UP) -—Industrial accidents in Pennsylvania claimed 96 lives in March, the State Department of Labor and Industry reported here today. This is an increase of 9 I per cent over fatalities in February Non-fatal accident* in March increased 13.5 pet-rent over February with a total of 6,950. SPEEDBOA1 SINK* NEW LONDON, Conn., April 15 'INS' The Coast Guard Speedboat 822, formerly the Rum-Runner "Chlckie" was wrecked by a mysterious explosion a’ her Fort Trumbull wharf todav. No one was aboard. Firemen and sailors, in an effort to extinguish the subsequent fire, filled the 45-foot vessel with water and she sank. LAKEHURST. N J., April 15— < J NS i Without having learned definitely the cause of the Akron dix-nr tup nmi'iaslei', which took a toll of 73 lives, „n„„H fnr hor Ahe naval court of inquiry today occupied itself with cleaning up "loose ends" of its work in Lakehurst before moving on to Washington where the probe will be resumed next week. Today the court was still engaged in consideration of its investigation of the blimp J-3 accident. The blimp crashed at sea with a loss of two lives while searching for survivors OI the Akron on April 4 The first four days of this week were devoted to the Akron inquiry. Yesterday was given over to the J-3 investigation. Next week in Washington. probably on Tuesday, the second phase of the Akron probe will be taken up. Only half a dozen witnesses remain to be called in the Akron investigation. As listed by Judge Advocate Ralph G Pcnnoyer. Despite the Weather Bureau forecast of rain for this part of the county tomorrow, a general exodus of Easter vacationists to seaside and mountain resorts began early this morning bv bus, train, trolley and motorcai Traffic on all main highways throughout the county was extremely heavy and swelling every hour. Dressed in the Easter ensembles and laden with package', aud flowers, scores could be seen boarding trains on both the Pennsylvania and Baltimore and Ohio line . each conducting special excursions to various poinf especially southern New Jersey resorts. As a forerunner to the joyous holiday, countless thousands jammed j the central shopping area of this city yesterday and today, store owners reporting record sale and vendors of Easter blooms a land office j business. Today, hundreds wended their way to the cemeteries in and near the city, where they tenderly placed potted plants and bunches of lilies i on the graves of loved ones Roadside stands throughout the i country are prepared to do the larg- ( ontinurii on East Page E VRCX STOCKS OBEN FIRM IN MARKET - NEW YORK. April 15 GNS) 'Hie stock market opened firm and active ! today as trading was resumed after | the Good Friday holiday. I There was some irregularity on week-end profit-taking alter Thin .-i day s broad advance but the majority of stocks pointed higher. American Telephone was an outstanding I exception, losing nearly a point on its I first quarter earnings ol $1.72 a share j against dividend requirements of $2,25 a share, (Tils and tobaccos were outstanding strong spots while utilities wa re firm, food stocks were active and higher Blocks running up to 5.000 shares succeeded each other on the tape. Initial quotations were U. S. Steel, 33. unchanged; Montgomery Ward. 15, up G; Sears Roebuck, 19 J, up *: Reynolds Tobacco H, 33, up „; Consolidated Gas, 46'*. up •.; General Electric, 14 t. unchanged; Unit* I Aircraft, 22 i. up Allied Chemical, BSL, unchanged; American Telephone. 92    . off ,; Standard Oil of N J, 29. up i ; Southern Pacific, 14 i, up 11; U. S. Industrial Alcohol. 25, unchanged; duPont. 41, up G; International Telephone. 6    . off K; Atchison, 42, off ; N, Y, Central, 17 off Bethlehem Steel 17 I. off G; Northern Pacific, 127*, unchanged; Na Ii Motors. 12 . up ; National Biscuit, 40'-, up ; Case. 49 ,, off Union Carbide 26',. oft Union Pacific, 66 unchanged, and Goodyear, 181 *, up V X be t iii il'til present from a "I test Gentleman" to a "First I nth is Ute chalinine array of l aster lilies with which 'Irs Franklin IC Roosevelt, wile of the President, pose' at the White House. I hex were sent ti* the "I irst I .ady" a* an laster gift bv sir Thomas Vstlev Cubit!, govei ne r general of Bermuda, wilt* is "I irst Gentleman" til that lovely isle. BODY OF MISSING MAN FOUND Recovered From El ti dc! Waters Covering Meadows Near Essington While searching for driftwood yesterday afternoon in the flood waters which have inundated the meadows in Lester in the it.ar of the Westinghouse plant, the body of William Waxier. 38, a resident of a riverfront section in the northern part ut Es smgton, who had been missing from his home since March 17. was found in about four feel, oi waler. The discoviry wa - made bv Almander Pacewie, also a resident of Essington, who was rowing at the time in the meadows along a siding of the Philadelphia <v Reading Rail road leading into the Weslnuthouse plant. As Pacewie la ired the test trap of the company, which is a short distance from the siding at the upper end of the plant, he saw the eorp.se in the water. He hurried to the mainland and notified his brother. L'*o Pacewie, Comirusslonei Fox, and Thomas Itevello. chief of polite of Tinicum township, and al! rd unled to the place and brought tin' body ashore It was turned over to Deputy Coroner H. B. Griffith, of Norwood. The body, which was in an ad va need state of decomposition, "us taken to the Griffith morgue where it will be prepared for burial. Waxier, who was unmarried with his mother, Mrs. Blanche ler, and one se ter. TURKE HURT IN HEAD-ON CB ASH Driver of Stolen Gar Is Held as Drunken Driver \ chicles Wrecked lived Wax- I ORM TWIN OAKS GIX IG ASSOC IATION BOSTON. death toll of April blizzard April 15- (UP'-The New England's record stood at IO today. HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY (Bv United Press) AT LEXINGTON I—Fire Flash, 3—Sweet sigma. Singing Girl. M\ Goal, Bisque Doll, Abby, Hilda's Dream, Bostonian Gal, Modern Lash. 3—Drastic felt. Our Grief, Belen, Monocle. Glove, Wild Dreams, Luekpieee, Scarlet Brigade, Dave I Ie Eronk. I—IJghtnin' Bill, ( Olton Club. Mr Bun. 5— Declared off), 6—Big Beau. Sweet Scent. 7—'Off. Will be split I. 8—stop Gap. El ( idio. Wailing .Maid. Elizabeth I ox. l.oyal Louie. Last \ttcmpt, Ed Heese. Weather, rloudv; track, muddy, AT HAVRE DE GRUE 1—To Arms. Vicar. Willow King. I.adogan. The Trainer. 2—11 Ie heater, Character, little Nap. I.adfield, Brave and HGd. son Alley. 'I—Glorify, Xcaulaw, Pompom Us. 4—None. 5—sun Captor, ( ural an. 6—X one. 7—Dark \vr. Pea* h Basket, (.en Lejeune, Uncovered. Redrhffe, Re-vonah. W cathar, cloudy; track, fast.    , Life Term Convict Found Innocent of    Death ATLANTA. Ga, April 15 GINS)— Four years in a chain gang where men labor hard under strict discipline from dawn to dusk Four years of excoriation as a wife-murderer, with a life sentence ahead of him. And Robert E. Coleman, 26 ha', been found to be Innocent after a Negro convict confessed to officers that he killed Coleman's wife the murder for which the young husband barely escaped the electric chair and drew a sentence of life imprisonment. Confession of James Starks, Negro. set in motion machinery to obtain for Coleman an immediate pardon and release from prison. A chance remark made bv S'ark to Rader Davis, a fellow Negro convict. uncovered the tragic miscarriage of justice Davis, convicted of murder two weeks ago, revealed casually to officers that Starks told him he killed a white woman in Clayton county in 1929, Starks, questioned by officers readily admitted the charge and told officers the name of his victim H< 'aid he b-at the 19-year-old wife and mother of a 9-month-old ©aby to de?th with a poller Told his innocence hi lea lied. Coleman was star expressed little surprise "I always felt that some truth would come out,' he de- on the of the day told been but the re porters who vigited him at wall prison camp. the Stone- Coieman was not bitter against any individual, but he blamed "the court system,” for Ins plight, "No man should be condemned to death or life imprisonment on circumstantial evidence alone," he dared, and added grimly: "If ii hadn’t been for one man that Clayton County Jury I probably would have been put to death In electric chair long ago. Eleven them voted for the death {>enalt The twelfth held out. for acquit L and finally, as a compromise, life sentence wa.' agreed Upon.” On the night of March 14    1929, Coleman called officers and said that on his return home from work, he had found the slain.body of hi: wife, with their young child crying for its mot her Evidence against Coleman at his trial consisted of the testimony of officers ihat Coleman was wearing a pair of overalls from which he apparently had tried to wash a red stain A filling station operator ie afied thai the young husband appeared earlier on th** morning of toe tragedy than was his custom aud that he had "seemed uneasy." Tile Negro. S’arks. told officer that he kill'd the wife because he feared tha' he would "tell on him" when he callid a* her house in the absence of her husband Officers plan to question him further about the mur- i der.    * SHOT STEHEATHER; VOITH IS HEED i CAMDEN. N J. April 15 GJP' Virgo Sorenson. 17, was arrested today by Delaware township. N. J,, police on charge of shooting his I .stepfather. Joseph Green, in the back with a rifle during a family I argument. Police said Gin ti had returned home intoxicated and had .started an argument with his wife. Harriett Young Sorenson told police he f* ared Ins mother would be harmed so he got the small rifle and fired once at his stepfather Green wa* brought to the Cooper Hospital herr. Ph.v iciahs said his condition is no* (nous but Sorenson was held by police (rending the out-j come of the injury. REV. DEERING, MEDIA. ILI- WITH PNEUMONIA Tile Rev. Lawrence Deering, rector of the Church of the Nativity of Hie Blessed Virgin Mary, Media, who cs suffering from pneumonia was reported as . lightly improved today. He has been suffering with the ailment for .several days, TO SHOW ELECTRIC REFRIGERATORS Chester Dealers to Open Exhibit Mondav on Market Street Beginning Monday, and lastin' all next week residents of Chester and environs will have the opportunity to examine and compare the latest development in domestic electric refrigeration when the second annual Refuge; anon Show, sponsored bv Chester dealer* in co-operation with The Electrical Association of Philadelphia, will throw open its doors at 519 Market street, this city. Radical improvements in convenience. cleanliness and safety in fo<>d prest nation are easily discernible in the latest models built by the nationally known manufacturers of this essential household device The present exhibition was decid'd on rn view of-the outstanding success cf Chester? first refrigera- Conlmued on Page Two HERMAN ENVOY R VPS BRITISHKRS* REM YR KS LONDON. April 15 GUP> Count Von Bernstorff, charge (J'affaits at the German Kmbav.v called at the foreign office today with an official protest against recent statements in the House of Commons considered unfavorable to the Nazi Government It was understood that B*instorff particularly protested the .speeches of Winston Churchill and Sir Austell Chamberlain, dealing with German rearmament and the enrolluu ut of Nazi storm troopers in the German polio force, as interference in German domestic affairs. Bernstorff took the view that the speaker of the House or a member of , the government should have intervened, it was understood. He also was understood to have protested the phraseology used by Sir John Simon. Foreign Minister, when lie .said that 'Developments in Germany are not the concern of Jews alone, but of the entire British Nation " lf. S. I RI ANI R V BALANT E WASHINGTON, April 15 GNS' Treasury balance a* of April 13 $493.059,192 96, expenditure;. $10 946 -115 03; customs receipts $7,575,653.27 COURT REVOKES PREVIOUS ORDER Mother to Have (ustod} of I Children on Saturdays and Eon al Holidays In an order handed down by Judge John M Broomall Mi Mary Duncan Robin,son. now living .it 21 Be! Im iii road, Flourtown, Montgomery county j is given the custody of her tour children every Saturday and every legal holiday, pending the final disposition of divorce proceeding; now' being instituted against Mrs Robinson. The order which evokes a previous decree giving her the children'* cus- More than 60 Negro* I, residing In Twin Oaks, have organized an improvement association known as the Twin Oaks Civic A1 u< latum for th* purpose of improving the section in which they live. ! Meetings are held on Tuesday evening of each week at which time problems pertaining to civic matte;.*. arc di ,' ucd aud plans made to improve the community. At the last meeting of th*1 organization, it was decided to a k the commissioners of Upper Chichester township to improve the highways in the section in which the member* live, The officers of I tie organization are Milton Williams, president; Mi Etta Purnsloy, secretary', arui George .Jon*•*, treasurer, The next j meeting will be held in tin school. J \s I I It ORSI RYANT E The annual Easter service will be held in the cloisters of the Clothier Memorial. Swarthmore College, at 7 o'clock tomorrow morning, under the auspices of the Swarthmore Young People's Interdenominational Committee. stolen automobile said by police to lei vc been opeiated bv a drunken [driver, figured in a head-on collision jut Fourth and Ward streets, at ten I o'clock last night. Three person--, bot ii i driver and a woman passenger in one of the motorcar:, were injured and both ears were wrecked. J Pollee say the stolen car was driven by George Griffin 29, of the Eleventh ! ward, w ho was pronounced “under the influence of liquor" by Dr. I! <2. Donahoo. following th*- man s air*.st Griffith was held in $2900 ball for a I continued hearing next Tuesday when arraigned tor a preliminary hearing in police com I this morning Griffith's I face was swathed in bandages, lie ; having sustained a fractured nose iii I the crush. The others Injured are. Joseph Buckley. I ti Front street. Upland. driver of the other car, who escajied , with scratches and minor cuts. Hts boarding metre Mis Marjorie Boyle, suffered head cue and bruise-1 All were treated at the Chester Hospital, Buckley Informed police he was | drh mg west on Fourth street and as he neared Ward street his attention was attracted by the zig zag manner j in winch an approaching car was being Opel ated. Warning the occupants of his cairn In* prepared for a cia ,h, he pulled to the curb and before lie could stop his car it was struck by the huger machine, noise of Hie impact being heard for blocks, Griffin was uneou.-ciou:    when dragg**d from tin* stolen car, which had been taken from a parking place at Third street and Highland avenue Ii is owned bv Jo < ph Holland. 1010 Highland avenue, who was shopping In the vicinity, A< • ITI S INV I I \ I ION J Layton Moore, supervising principal of (Ii** Ridley Park public schools, announced yesterday that the IU. Rev, Edwin lf. Hughes, Methodist MINIMUM WAGE LINKED TO HUGE ll S. JOB DRIVE 30-Hour-\Veek Hill Feature* to He Embodied in Public Works Program Roosevelt Favors Proposition it) Conference at White House WASHINGTON, April 15— (INS) — , The Black 30-hour week bill may be-[ come live vehicle of sweeping busi-I ness and labor reforms under the Roosevelt administration it appeared J today, The whole situation in Congress I was altered with disclosure that President Roosevelt favors the pnn-: ciple of a Federal minimum wage i law, and would like to see some plan I worked out in connection with the j short -week legislation. The immediate effect of injection of the minimum wage provision in the legislation is to imperil its chance, for early passage. But it may also result in Congress tackling the question of unemployment on a far broader stale than was contemplated in the Black bill. A proposal to incorporate a minimum wage pints urn in the 6-hour, 5-day week measure in the Senate was rejected and thus far the House Labor Committee has been against the Idea. No action will be taken bv the House Committee on the Black bill until the Senate ads on the motion of Senator Trammel <D) OI Florida to reconsider the measure, Connery said. Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins has submitted to the House body I (commendation:, for chanties in the Black Bill to make it more flexible, and to avoid disruption of industry when it is first put into effect. 'rh*-se recommendation.1 Connery said, are generally favored by members of the committee. Che admin) (ration and the House I a hor Commit tee, however, still remained at odds over the House body's insistence that foreign importations be barred unless produced on the 30-hour week. steps to coordinate all governmental forces of the nation with a i< mobilization of private industry in < untiniieri on Page Two ( IIH AHO FINDS EASH TO IWN ITS TEACHERS CHICAGO April 15- GJP* Payment of $1,604,000 cash came to Chicago , 18,000 long unpaid school teachers today as a surprise Easter present. Clerks of the board of education worked through the night so that lhe money could Ii*- distributed today as the administration of Edward J. Kelly, Chicago’s new Irish Mayor who likes nothing better than it fight, tackled th*’ problem of getting money to pay municipal employes. Payments are for tin1 concluding weeks of last June when the past school year ended. Approval of the cash payment before Easter came suddenly yesterday at a meeting of til*' school board. ORCANIZINi; ll. S. FARMERS’ STRIKE Episcopal I) C . ha: the Rid!*’] liver the the Hidle) 26. Bk* Psi k top Of pled the (bool Washington, Invitation of ixia id to tis* - commencement addr*-Patk High School on ,s at June ( iiMlll ll I I ( ll AIRMEN un W elected ii File Conn pointment of chairmen: W lei Liniment, flower and vt membership; Thompson, recently lent of Prospect Park lias announced the anilic following committee . Herbert Rankin, en-William A Chrismer, si ta Hon; James* Haines, Edward W El* hmann, DES MOINES, la . April 15 GJP) A nation-wide farm strike starting May 13. during which farmers will "buy nothing, .GI nothing, and pay nothing." i i>*mg organized at th* national headquarters of the Farmers’ Holiday Association. Encouraged by a three-week swing through th*’ agricultural midwest and south, a visit to Washington, and talks with strike leaders in New York and Wisconsin. Milo Reno, national president, knuckled down today to Hie task of organizing the proposed demonstration on a nation-wide scale. AC ( ESSORIKS S I OLEN After he parked hts automobile on a lot opposite hi.-; home Earl Gorman, of 836 East Sixteenth street returned to the car ma tin;*' later to discover that a thief had jacked up I the rear and removed a tire and rim. Topics of limes public!!, v, chiel, (ire md Harry rn Hon. Turner, fire Lemon I He, Sweet Eclairs, Demanded by Deer Dibblers tody tor a only, proved ll; Alice. IC four, are to Wirt G Robin East Lancaster they are not wi I mon lives at. with his sister, bort. time on Saturdays , that the children. Mary, Elizabeth, six, and Rose amain with their father, imon. a* las bom**, 323 cr avenue, Wayne, when with then mother Habit the Way ne addles* Mrs Marjorie Hen- ‘ A nut sundae, lemon pie ar a wash down' give rn** a BE A veteran ex-bartender, of war vintage, who sat sipping a of suds in a Market street drug shuddered, blinked and then a broke down and wept when lie a sweet young thing order the in a local drugstore. Yes, air, It s true. The new elation has acquired a new If you doubt it just meander any of the central cafes, a Poth shops, cigar stores and confect! stoi“H where beer is handled sideline, Incredible as it .v ein . the deal" brand *»f bee; drink*'!, ti the ones who thirteen years could stand erect aud still be to look under a mixing his sud* ice cream aud everything els*1 that gives veteran beer guzzlers the Jitter' "There ought to be a law' against th)*," piped one silver-haired beer abandoned his Uvrr-when a sophisticated m;mg door, is h sweets, sue, id for un til ll* ot outs id* of the diver. ER!!" "V. Ila com bination," sh e r em Hiked pre- to a ft* w re Kula; ii ‘liars who weie im XIII I ti et bi with pickle.?, tore. pri tze a ne some ti in silted i I most bol og i ta. heard I it TK w th* re are sal d to be a bove ma ny w ho a re s* dill ie b* 'cr u thout CV* AH vin g even P aid a ti 'dei a1 sp-n- liq tor a I*1 tax. M< est o f t he ores have who r *'C un ti theli ' I ax st am p.s in to th* rn rn ax!. Iv tram «>d and pew tee I in a f'cury * on .pi OIC pot. Ma ny of ti1 os* who onery ria not i jai d th ■ t ax ai e lint de to as a arr est a a TI •im bi r c t fed era I I g*”lU are rn ak nu I che ck in L dk "new jai M act oft it g 1 o infra TDI t 'on fro rn Phil- adc I pl na drinker wurst on rye wl lad with a capel lac he ta and Ord down at a -d t he' uIh! waxed rn lulu h conn to en 'PP e or fig rn. * it and af nee as h Tile youth seemed loved a real manly brushed a bit of Continued on Page Eight beer foam from iris rn is-pi aced eyebrow as he ambled out of the place A pen blond waitress who served the swanky lad choked back a titter WEST END VETERANS FORM NEW UNIT A new branch of the Veterans of Foreign Wars us being formed by a group of veterans rn tile West End. 'Die first meeting was held in Hibernian Hail, Third and Thurlow .street*, and four men were appointed to file application lor a charter. These organizers are George Shea, Todd Mi Eil\ ie, I kl* Levy and John Carney. A meeting will be held at the same I place next Tuesday evening, and ef- i forts are being made to have as many j member* enrolled bv that time as possible After the meeting, the application for a charter will go through I Ute official organization channels, * Tomorrow c, one day in the year when the average woman uses her head. Dyed eggs will be served in many i homes tomorrow'. One we had served rn a quick lunch joint the other day j died before it was cooked. S*‘vc;al city employes had a day off yesterday Notice we didn t say a day off from work. Chief Vance doesn’t believe in dirty j treatment of prisoners. Tha Us why he's ordered ill drunks be made scrub floors and paintwork. Which reminds that next week is Clean-up Week. Johnny Bessinger and Dan Tootley started their cleanup ten days ahead of tune. While a number of Delaware coun-tians will go to watering places tomorrow. residents of Tinicum township won t have to move from horn*. A 'tor** that is to be run for charity will soon open here, they say. But haven't some corner grocers run such stores for years and years? While n-any will view the Easter st vie pa ie loc; .ri'QW, the new colla; on •'.elms will be viewed by millions thus year. I he Weather AA ASHING ION—Weather forecastt Eastern Pennsylvania—Rain tonight .111*1 MHK! tv; colet Sunday in extreme north portion tonight. suiuIn Hook to    Hatteras:    Moder ate to fresh northeast or east winds and overcast weather today with occasion.*! rams. TOD U s I ) VIPER ATI RES 6 9    rn.......46    IO a m.......56 7 a    m.......48    ll a  .....  54 g a    rn.    48    Noon ........    58 9 a. rn. a.*** 48    _    . 4 j ;

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