Chester Times, April 17, 1933

Chester Times

April 17, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 17, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE HONTSS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17569 Dally Leased Wire Reports of Oulted Press CUP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA MONDAY APRIL 17 1933 MARTIN CALLS FOR INFORMATION ON RELIEF NEEDS Sends Questionnaire to Edi tors Specifying Certain Data Chairm an Hinkson Stresses Record of This Countys Organization Welfare organizations of the state today were studying a quesfcionaire which Edward Martin state treasurer and chairman of the Republican State Committee has sent to editors of Pennsylvania newspapers in an effort to gain a comprehensive idea of how many persons really need relief in this state General Martin asked ten questions which were pref aced by a paragraph in which it was explained he wanted real facts be cause of complaint the Common wealth is being stampeded into a course that will lead to financial dis aster I fear for the future he wrote Pennsylvania faces a serious finan cial situation if its relief expenditures increase in the future as they have for the last four months I am re ceiving everincreasing complaints that the state is being stampeded into a course which may end in financial disaster These inquiries are free from reflections upon any one and are prompted solely by a desire to as certain the facts The questions Is it true that the number of per sons said to be unemployed in your county is overestimated Is it true that figures of unem ployed as returned by their Depart ment of Labor and Industry are merely estimates and that attaches of that department have made no real effort to get accurate data Is it true that when public school teachers reported to Harrisburg the number of unemployed no attempt was made to weed out duplications SEEK PADLOCK FOR ROADHOUSE Continued on Last Page Councilman William M Powel superintendent of the Department of Public Safety today appealed for the cooperation of Chester residents in the observance of cleanup week which was inaugurated today Now is the time for everyone to clean their yards and cellars no matter how much rubbish may be gathered the people can rest as sured that it will all be hauled away by the city We strongly urge all who con do so to beautify their yards and lawns by planting flowers and shrubbery and the application of paint where needed will greatly tend to freshen things and give Chester its place among attractive cities My Powel declared During the remainder of the week and part of next week trucks of the City Highway Department will be used to haul away the accumulated trash and rubbish OFFICERS SURPRISE CRAPS SHOOTERS James Locke Negro of Edwards street blew his breath on a pair of freckled Bronx Cubes as he prayed for a seven or eleven taut the an swer to his prayer was a couple of burly cops who snatched James the cubes and a companion Ralph Pryor Negro of Yarnall street near Front street Pryor told Magistrate Honan today that they were crapsbut wuz only playing foolin Each was fined afterpolice testified store owners in the vicinity of Third and Flower streets had complained about the presence of a group of devotees of African who were assembled in a yard at the rear of a storeSat urday afternoon BOY HURT AT PLAY Sevenyearold Albert Weidemann ofWorrall street Crum Lynne suf fered a lacerated scalp yesterday when he fell on the edge of a sharp stone while playing in the yard at his home He was taken to the Taylor Hospital Ridley Park where he was given treatment and then permitted to return home ACTS ON ARM EMBARGO WASHINGTON April The House today passed the contro versial Arms Embargo Resolution granting President Roosevelt author ity to ban munitions shipments to any nation at war HORSES WITHDRAWN FROMRACES TODAY United Press AT HAVRE DE GRACE Remember Owen Martinez Dreel Syncopate Fiore Tremendous Towec Stimulator Brad Dunair Broad Bill Resurrection Holland Royal Durbar Polonian The Potter StrollingTime Crazy Moon Shy Pilot Jodphur Little Stokes Politen Just Fun Bide a Wee Weather cloudy track sloppy AT LEXINGTON American Skipaway Sally Irene Leflore Bill Lutz Fort Worth Sir Romeo Broom Lady Fire Flash Koosier Prince Sambo Mike Reynolds Black West Drastic phis Lass Our Grief Grade Alcoran Genipa Sale Thistle Fyrn Oderic Water TKtetle Tom Uncle Mitch Hukill Waucela Chestnut Tree Loradale Salut Damour Windsor Flying Silk Light Nun Racketeer Reighburn Pollys Foly Volwood Happy Lad Scarlet Brigade Weather track sloppy TANFORAN No Application has been made to the court at Media for an order to pad lock the roadhouse known as John sons Corner Tea Room at Concord road and Naamans Creek road Con cord township described as the property of Rocco Sgro of Marcus Hook The application is made by District Attorney William J Mac Carter Jr and Assistant District At torney William B McClenachan Jr It is alleged that liquor has been manufactured and sold in the place the last term of court Michael Brank and Stephan Roman of Wil mington Del were fined by Judge Albert Dutton MacDade in a trial for selling liquor in the roadhouse The place was raided by State Police after buys had been made HERRIOT SAILS FOR U S PARLEY POLICY OUTLINED Former Premier of France Given Sendoff by Popu lace at Le Havre FLOODED AREA IN TINICUM TWP IS TWO CENTS TINICUM OVERFLOW CONTINUES Heavy Rains of Past Two Days Add to Worries of the Inhabitants 3 Groups Endeavoring to Fix Responsibility for Existing Conditions Plans to Adjust Tariffs But Nation Is Adamant on War Debts ABOARD ILE DE FRANCE LE HAVRE April 1933 by United Premier Edouard Herriot boarded the lie de France shortly before noon French time todayto the accompaniment of ringing cheers which greeted his expressed deteimlnation to collabo rate to the utmost with President Roosevelt of the United States and Premier Ramsay MacDonald of Erg land to eliminate the abnormal sufferings of the world Aboard the liner which will carry him to America Herriot found await ing him a cheering message from President Roosevelt and he dis patched immediately a hearty reply Then he held an impromptu re ception in his luxurious suite for forty members of the French Cham ber of Deputies that had journeyed from Paris to bid him farewell and for thousands of Le Havre towns people that streamed through to offer their good wishes1 The liner sailed at Eastern Standard Time Before boarding the liner he had been guest of honor at an official farewell ceremony at the Le Havre town hills Herriot considers himself on this journey as the messenger of Frances readinessfor full and wholehearted cooperation with President Roose velt in revitalizing the worldeco nomic pattern the United Press learned in obtaining coincidentally with the departure of the former Premier for America the first au thorative outline of the French posi tion France will adjust her tariffs in ac cordance with the adjustments of other nations She will encourage Continued on Page Seven UTILITY BILL VETO SEEN AT CAPITOL HARRISBURG April Veto of the McClure Utility bill slated for final passage in the House tonight became a certainty today whenGov GirTprd Pinchot announced an administration Utility billwill be introduced in the Senate tonight The governor will make his long awaited speech oh Public Service Companies before a joint session at the same time The governor would make no state ment on the McClure measure but introduction of his own bill was a strong indication that the legislation under consideration does not meet with his approval AS ADVISER WASHINGTONApril Rear Admiral Arthur J Hepburn recently appointed commander of the Philadelphia naval base has been se lected to be adviser to the American delegation at the Disarmament Con ference SUPREME COURT TO RECESS WASHINGTON April Chief Justice Hughes announced to day that the Supreme Court would recess for two weeks following its noon day session next Monday G O P Incumbents Not to Be Moved for Job Hun gry Farley Says WASHINGTON April was given jobhungry Democrats to day by Postmaster General Farley that efficient Republican postmasters will not be supplanted until their terms have expired Turning his back on the policy of to the victors belong the spoils Far ley said the party long had nurtured the civil service system of competitive examinations and declared this ad ministration will not abandon that high ground To several thousand Republican postmasters still in office and to many times that number of Democrats who want the jobs Farley gave this mes sage in a formal statement No incumbent whose term has not yet expired and who has been render ing loyal and efficient service to the The flooded area of Tinicum town ship was increased today as the result of the heavy rains throughout the night and early today It is feared the foundations of many buildings in the inundated section will be under mined Liability for the floods which have already caused damage amounting to nearly half a million dollars is to be fixed today as the result of an inves tigation concluded last night Under orders from State Adjutant General David J Davis two planes of the 103d Observation Squadron P N G flew over the lour square miles of flooded area yesterday Pho tographers took pictures of nu Inerous breaks in the mud dikes lin ing the Delaware River and Darby Creek These will be turned over to the adjutant general today as will a re port made by Colonel Franklin P Haller Colonel Daniel A Nolan and Thomas J Kernahan Thousands of acres have been in undated and scores orfamilies have been driven from their homes by the flood waters Still county state and federal authorities have been bick ering for the past two weeks over should make the repairs County officials hold that the fed eral government is responsible and should mend the dikes War Depart ment officials say the individual property owners arc responsible for breaks on their own property and that the state is responsible for those on the Essington rifle range leased for National Guard use from the gov ernment Property owners however say they are not financially able to make the needed repairs and the state al though agreeing to make the inves Ar J V i V y 4t W EASTER SUNDAY SPIRIT PREVAILS Overcast Skies Fail to Dampen Ardor of the Celebrants Impressive Services Held in Churches Marked by Large Attendance Continued on Pagrc Seven EXPRESS MANGLES MAN AT EDDYSTONE Joseph Downey 40 Negro r Houston Tex was instantly killed Saturday afternoon about 230 oclock when he fell from a northbound freight train in front of a Wash ington express on the Pennsylvania Railroad at Seventh street and Saville avenue Eddystone With three companions David Lee 40 of Cincinnati O Leroy Brown Wilmington Del and James Brown of Columbia S C Downey left Texas more than week ago for New York in searchof work The trip to the metropolitan city was being made on freight trains When the one on which the quartet was riding neared Eddystone Downey decided to change his position and started to walk towards the engine He lost his balance and fell from the top of the moving train in the path of the express His body was badly mangled The body of Downey was removed to the morgue of Deputy Coroner E P White Third and Norm streets this city where an inquest will be held at 130 oclock His three com panions were placed under arrest by Michael Driscoll chief of police of Eddystone Despite rain and poor visibility motorists were out in full force yes terday traveling to and from sea shore points Louis Kapleski manager of the local terminal of the Delaware River Ferry Company reported a traffic increase of almost 65 per cent over that of last Easter The highways in Chester were rowded with motor vehicles all day and considering the driving condi tions few accidents were recorded Automobiles bearing registration tags of a score of states took part in the Easter parade of vehicles Service stations were veritable bee hives of activity the day long and Chester merchants whose establish ments are located on the arterial highways benefited to a great ex tent Continued on Page Seven ROBBERY AT LANSDOWNE Dresses and silk stockings valued at S2000 were stolen from an ex clusive dress shop in Lansdowne earlytoday The store located at 21 North Lansdowne avenue is con ducted by Mrs Ruth Hyland Wilcox Police believe the robbery was com mitted about 4 a m a large plate glass in the rear of the store being broken out by the thieves RUNAWAY SUSPECT Believed to have run away from home Charles Stevens 16 of Nor folk Va is being held here pending word from Norfolk police The youth was arrested by Patrolman Kandravi at Second and Welsh streets early this morning William Carter 28 of New York city who was also arersted with the boy is being held for investigation NEAR U S MISSION Others Drop Near Ameri can Infantry Camp at Chinwangtao PEIPING April anese airplanes dropped five bombs near American Methodist Mission property at Changli the Chaneli railroad station master reported to Peiping headquarters today Hun dreds of wounded Chinese poured in here from the 250squaremile tri angle m China Proper newly occu pied by Japanese and Manchukuo troops as Colonel Walter S Drys dale United States military attaches received disquietingreports that bombs had fallenwithin 200 yards of the Fifteenth United States Infantry camp at Chinwangtao Chinese military authorities re ported Japanese airplanes had dropped bombs within 50 miles of Peiping Chinese troops were hastily Continued on Seven This Icnsman had a difficult time attaining this position to photograph a flood scene caused by the overflow ot uaicrs in Darby Creek in Tinicum Township over the weekend VERDICT SOON IN RUSSIAN CASES Prosecutor Concedes 1 Brit isher Guiltless Judges Decide Wednesday MOSCOW April cutor Andrew Vishinsky conceded to day the innocence of one of six British citizens charged with high crimes against the Soviet State but insisted the other five had been directly connected with sabotage aimed at wrecking the five year plan Resuming his fiery summation started yesterday Vishinsky declared that breakdowns in the Moscow power station liad covered a period of five years It was a wreckers five year plan he explained He paused an instant I am ready to declare one of the Englishmen guiltless he declared He apparently referred to A W Gregory who had bitterly protested Continued on Page Seven RUTH JUDD HEARING RACES DEATH DATE FLORENCE Ariz April Sunday to Winnie Ruth Judd was just another day inexorably cancelled by the hand of time from her one of five possibly are all that remain terrier Unless a sanity jurywhich con tinued hearing of evidence today finds she is mentally unable to ap preciate the death penalty the law has decreed must be exacted for the murder of Agnes Anne Leroi she will die on the state prison gallows at sunrise1 next Friday Yesterday she did not ask to attend chapel She could not have attended had she desired for the death watch has been established over last intent scrutiny to preserve her from harm so she may safely reach the gallows and permit the law to exact the penalty if the penalty is to be she may no longer mingle with other inmates of the pnson even in prayer Mrs Judds attorneyO V Will son today received a telegram from Arthur T Laprade Arizonas at torney general requesting him to file a request for a reprieve Laprade is in Washington D C J HOWARD ROOP WILL IS PROBATED Former Banker Names Relatives and Institu tions as Beneficiaries The will of J Howard Roop former banker of this city probated at Media disposes of an estate estimated at and up The bulk of the estate is given to a number ofnieces and nephews A bequest of is made to Mar Kreita Wasastjeina Mr Roops nurse m a codicil dated February 6 last A bequest of is made to At torney Kingsley Montgomery who with Winfiold S Peirsol a brotherin law is named executor Mary N Deakyneand Isabella M Carroll arc given each Bequests of each are made to the following nieces and nephews Eleanor L Briggs of Baltimore Md Mabel L Hundley of Granvillc O Horatio R William L Joanna R Helen E and Mary L Reed and Emma L Osborne all of New York The same sum Is to be divided among five children of Frances L McGee a deceased niece They arc William L Thomas arid Dorothy McGee Eleanor L Daniel and Frances M Peterson J Clawson Roop of Washington D C a nephew and Elizabeth R Harper of New York a niece are given each The sum of Is given Lewis C Lewis of Denver Colo a nephew If there is any balance remaining in the estate it is to be divided as follows Threetenths each to the Orphan Society of Philadelphia at Wallingford and the Methodist Epis copal Hospital of Philadelphia one tenth each to Chester Hospital J Lewis Crozer Hospital Chester Y W C A and Chester Y M C A to be placed in the endowment funds of these institutions Mr Roop died on April 5 in Phila delphia For 36 years he was presi dent of the Delaware County National Bank retiring about eight years ago ROOSEVELT LEAGUE MEETING The Roosevelt Civic League will hold a regular meeting in the Ches ter Y M C A Building tomorrow night Thomas MInnick prominent Philadelphia Democrat will be the principal speaker George Elliott will preside at the meeting WHILE JURORS DEBATE HER DOOM A halfsmile formed on her lips Winnie Rnth Juddposed for this picture in the prison courtyard at FIorcnc2 Ariz while a jury weighed the question of her sanity Unless the confessed slayer of Ann Lcroi is adjudged insane she is doomed to at dawn April 21 Overcast skies and periodic showers yesterday failed to dampen the joy ous spirit of Easter Churches of all denominations were crowded at all the morning Cervices Railways bus lines ferry companies and street car lines reported heavy traffic and the best day in The Easter finery ot the women and girls defied the rain New Easter hats and Milts adoinod those in the churches in the parks and on the streets Gray seemed to be the pre dominating color and those who joined the Easter parade at Atlantic City report thousands of lox fuivs adorned the necks of hundreds of beautiful girls In Chester hundreds of young women in their natty spims attire promenaded Market street Edfimont avenue and Broad street between showers during the afternoon Men played traditionally humble roles in fashions Most of those ac companying young women wore gray and brown topcoats with suits to match Easter again was a great day of happiness lor children It was the day for the annually oviparous bunny to make his appearance The early morning hours were filled with the shouts of joyous tots as they dis covered hidden evidence of the famous rabbits generosity behind furniture within the home Loved ones in cemeteries were not forgotten as every cemetery in the city and suburbs appeared as a flower garden with roses azaleas hydran geas lilies hyacinths and tulips neatly arranged on graves But is was essentially as a religious holiday that Easter was observed The ageold theme ot immortality was discoursed upon from almost every pulpit and its certainty thrown icsolutely against a hostile modern temper of science and its philosophies Today Easter Monday Is being ob served as a holiday by school children and several business houses will not Continued on Page Seven FERRY CO HEAD TO ADDRESS REALTY MEN A New Idea on economics and fi nance will be presented to the Chester Real Estate Board at their monthly meeting afc the Chester Club this eve ning James H president of the Delaware River Ferry Company will be the speaker Mr Gravel has a solution for the relief of unemploy ment a plan to make commodity prices rise and other ideas to better conditions The Real Estate Board is making this an open meeting and invitations to attend have been ex tended to the Chester Property Own ers Division the Chester Merchants Association and the various service clubs of the city UNUSED TOOL SHED Fire of unknown origin destroyed a Jarge tool shed located on a vacant lot in the vicinity of Eighth and Cald well streets shortly after 8 oclock last night The shack had been used by con tractors installing a sewer which was completed some time ago District fire companies responding to the alarm sent In from Box 125 located at Eighth and Caldweli streets by a resident attracted by the flames shooting skyward from the shed made short work of extinguish ing the flames SELECTS PATROL AS PLACE TO SLEEP The easiest arrest made by police here in the history of the city was recorded yesterday Emmett Purcell 38 no home cele brated Easter by drinking something that caused him to lose not only his equilibrium but his sense of direction He had little idea where he was go ing when he walked into the garage at the rear of police headquarters and climbed into the patrol to ileep off his drunkHc was unconscious when found by officers attracted by his snores Purcell was discharged this morning with a warning to et out of the city REV D BERING UNIMPROVED The condition of Rev Laurence A Dcering rector of the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Media who has been suffering with pneumonia for nearly a week was reported as unchanged today SHOW IS OPENED Many Present at Market Street Display Head quarters WOMAN DIES 14 OTHER PERSONS ARE INJURED IN MOTOR ACCIDENTS Victim of Norwood Accident Met Instant Death When Struck by On Collisions at Linwood and Parkside Send 10 Men Women and Children to of Two Considered Critical One worhau was killed and more than a dozen other persons were injured in a scries of motor acci dents throughout Chester and vi cinity over the Easter weekend Mrs Lucy M Seita 72 of 135 Elm wood avenue Norwood was instantly killed by a motorcycle late Saturday niRht just after she had alighted from a trolley car at Chester pike and Cleveland avenue Norwood The operator of the motorcycle Bayard Winders 22 of 2555 South Massey street Philadelphia is a pa tient in Taylor Hospital Ridley Pnrk suffering from shock lacera tions of the forehead and brush burns he sustained Mrs Scitz who lived with her soninlaw and daughter Mr and Mrs WvH Blayney at the Elmwood avenue address was reluming from Darby when the fatality occurred According to the police she alighted from a Chesterbound car and had started to cross to the opposite side of the pike when the motorcycle struck her hurling her body through the air lor a distance of several feet Patrolmen Andrew Clothier and A Biici who were soon at the scene of the accident lifted the unconscious form of Mrs Seitz into an automo bile and speeded to Taylor Hospital where she was pronounced dead of internal injuries She had also suf fered fractures of both arms The cyclist who washurled from his ma chine was also taken to the hospital to receive treatment for his injuries and shock Two headon collisions caused 10 to be taken to the Chester Hospital Three men are in a serious condi tion as the result of an accident on Edgmont avenue Parkside Satur day night They are Fred Thorn gate 143 East Twentysixth street Frank Gilcken 2511 West Ninth street and Dr Walter Blair 207 Parkway avenue Mrs Hilda Strauss 304 West Fifth street Wilmington Del is in a criti cal condition at the hospital and five others were admitted following another crash last night on Ridge road iiear Hewes avenue Linwood In the accident Saturday night afc Parkside in the 3200 block the car occupied by Thorngate and Gilcken Continued on Page Seven IRVING MILLS WALKOUT ENDS Workers and Officials of Concern Hold Confer ence Reach Agreement Six day vigil kept by the striking employes of the Irving Mills Ninth and Mcllvainc streets ended at noon Saturday and the working forces will return lo their machines m the plant tomorrow morning having reached aia agreement with the company officials at a conference Saturday The plant has been practically shut down lnce last Monday morning when the work ers staged a walkout in objection to a 15 per cent wage cut An office force and a few inspectors remained on duty while the plant engineer maintained steam pressure so that op erations could be resumed in event of a settlement At several conferences with officials ot the company last week the work ers committee was repeatedly advised that unless they accepted the cut there could be no settlement untlTthe return to this city of Charles Leonard Schoff an executive of the concern who was absent on business Schoff was scheduled to return on Thursday but was delayed until Saturday morn ing The cut in the wages of the work ers will remain as proposed fifteen per cent However the officials have agreed that at the end of each month Continued on Page Seven OCCASIONAL RAIN FORECAST FOR TODAY Scores of housekeepers from all parts of the city and surrounding communities were present this morn ing at the opening of the second an nual Refrigeration Show sponsored by Chester dealers in refrigeration equipment of electrical operation in cooperation with the Electrical As sociation of Philadelphia The show Ing of the refrigerators which is be ing held in a store at 519 Market street will be continued throughout the week and will be concluded on Saturday As the show was opened for the first day the group which was largely composed of women some of whom were accompanied by their hus bands gathered about the booths of Continued on Page Ten Mostly cloudy with occasional rain Is forecast for today and tomor row in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland There will be little change In tem perature The highest temperature here yes terday was 65 degrees at 2 p m and the lowest was 50 at 1201 a m The average of 58 degrees was six degrees above normal The highest temperature ever recorded here on April 1C was 88 in 1896 and the low est was 31 in 1928 Sunrise today was at a m and sunset will be at p m Eastern Standard Time V S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON April INS Treasury balance as of April 14 expenditures customs receipts 135 OVffCASES LISTED FOR WEEK Term Began This morning at Media With Five Judges Sitting The March term of Common Pleas Court involving socalled cases opened at Media this morning Judges W Roger Proncfield John M Broomall and Albert Dutton Mac Dade will be assisted in the trial of cases this week by two visiting jurists Judges Donald P McPherson of Gettysburg and Thomas F Bailey of Huntingdon The list of cases for this term totals 135 but as usual some of them have been settled and a number have been continued by agreement of counsel As the list now stands It is the ex pectation ox the Court to complete all the trials this week and next week obviating the necessity of payinc jurors for the weeks of May 8 and May Continued on Page Seven AWARDED FELLOWSHIP Prank E Fischer of Philadelphia a senior at Swarthmore College has been awarded the Hannah A Leedom Fellowship for 193334 college offi cials announce The Lockwood Me memorial Fellowship was awerded to Thomas S Chambers of Reading a member of the class of 1931 and the Joshua Lippincott Fellowship to Miss Helen Stafford of Lancaster class of 1930 OPINIONFAVORS COUNTY SHERIFF Court Rules the Official Is Entitled to Charges for Writing of Deeds In the court action taken with re gard to charges made for writing sheriffs deeds Judge W Roger Frohefield has filed an opinion favor ing the sheriff and placing the costs on the plaintiffs Last summer the action was filed by the county represented by County Solicitor Albert J Williams question ing the charge of each made by Sheriff John J Cain for deeds to real estate sold at sheriffs sales It was contended that the fee should be returned to the county but the sher iff answered that the writingof the deeds for attorneys was optional with the lawyers that he personally paid the salary of the clerk who did the work and the fees collected for this service should not be returned to the county Later Attorneys1 Geary and Rahkin entered the picture with a petition signed by 10 taxpayers to intervene m the suit It was set forth that more than 4000 sales ot real estate had been made bythe sheriff from Continued on Page Seven JURIST SUFFERS VERTIGO ATTACK Judge John B Hannum Sr is con fined to his home Fourteenth and Walnut streets recovering from tha effects of a fall Saturday when he suffered an attack of vertigo when walking to his offices rs Of the lamily tfrat c received no serious injury uhafc is favorable H M hc be able to return his duties within a few days Judge Han num suffered the attack on Edgmont avenue in the vicinity of the Deshong Art Museum He fell to the sidewalk and passersby ascertaining his iden tity had him taken to his home in an automobile He had planned to sit on the bench in Orphans Court to day at Media for thefirst time since his operation last winter Topics of Times A preacher here compared speak easies to hell holes Well the stuff in both places will burn you up If April showers bring May flowers the country should be a bed of roses m a couple of weeks A man in Philadelphia arrested for beating his wife was sentenced to kiss his wife every morning for six months The woman pays and pays Nobody need be surprised at the way President Roosevelt threw out the first ball to open the season at Washington Weve known ever since March 4 that he had plenty of speed A doctor lecturing here said the man of the future will have fewer teeth Wonder what the doctors will then prescribe as a cure for neuritis If you want to kiss the Blarney stone you must do it at your own nsk Irish court rules American courts made that ruling about chorus girls years ago Dave Anderson sez the road to suc cess is filled with women pushing their husbands along Dont be alarmed if theres an in crease in holdups this week This Cleanup week Weather WASHINGTON April forecast for Eastern Pennsylvania Probably rain toniffht and Tuesday little change in Western Pennsylvania Occasional showers tonight and Tuesday Not quite so warm tonlcht in southwest portion TODAYS TEMPERATURE 6 a m56 11 a m 7 a m56 Noon 8 a m58 1 p in 9 a m60 2 p m 10 a m60 60 61 60 60 ;