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Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 19, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE IlONTSS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TK 17571 Daily leased Reports of United Press UP and International Neug Senice INS CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY APRIL 19 1933 EIGHTEEN PAGES ROOSEVELT BANS GOLD EXPORTS IN MOVE President Decides to Let It Seek Its Own Con trolled Price Level Markets Here Sweep Ahead in Response to Executive Action Highlights of New Move on Gold Money WASHINGTON April UP points of Americas de parture from the gold standard in international exchange A decision not to ship gold abroad to support the dollar is in effect a species of controlled inflation through managed cur rency Lack of support1 for the dollar in international exchange will send the dollarto1 a lower price level This in turn will enable Ameri can exporters to compete on a more even basis with countries whose currency has been deprec iated and whose traders have been able to undersell Americans Both domestic and international commodity prices are expected to increase since the monetary unit be of less value The objective of the administra tion plan is to raise commodity prices and make it advantageous for countries which have deserted gold standard eventuality to to it together This would open the way for tariff reductions which would cut away the bar riers to a freer distribution of goods in international trade PRICE TWO CENTS U S ENVOY AT MEXICAN POST WASHINGTON April President Roosevelt today announced that this government would no longer continue its effort to bolster the American dollar in foreign exchanges To this end effective today no fur ther goldexports will be permitted for the purpose of maintaining our currency against the continued for eign stock exchange hammering and the dollar will be allowed to seek its own natural level The purpose of this move Mr Roosevelt1 explained is to raise com modityprices Rather than con trolled inflation the i administration is seeking a controlled price level The action taken by the United States is expected to strengthen Americas position in urging an inter national to thegold standard quarters close to the President it was madeclear that the detachment of the dollar from the gold standard in foreign exchange is only temporary and the administration hopes for an Continued on Page Sixteen COOLER WEATHER FOLLOWS BALMY DAY Southern breezes averaging six miles an hour and never exceeding fourteen made yesterday the warm est day of 1933 Partly cloudy with little change in temperature is the prediction for today and possibly tomorrow in East ern Pennsylvania New Jersey Dela ware and Maryland It will be cooler today The highest temperature here ves terday was 74 degrees at 320 pm and the lowest was 54 at 645 a m The average of 64 was eleven degrees above normal for the date and thir teen degrees above the average April 18 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 93 established in 1896 and minimum 25 in 1875 Sunrise today was at 517 a m and sunset will be at 643 p m Eastern Standard time Within the past few days mischiev ous boys at play in the vicinity of the Larkin school Broad and Crosby streets have damaged the heavy plate glass windows in the school building An inspection of the premises by Fred Cox schpol janitor has re vealed a number of the heavy win dows which have been cracked while others have been broken In some of the rooms pieces of cinders believed to have been parts of missiles used m breaking the glass have been found while some of the other breaks appear to have been made by slugs from a highpowered airgun or slingshot BREAKS ARM IX FALL Joan Lowther 4 of Ninth street and Edgmont avenue was treated at the Chester Hospital for a fracture of the arm an injury she sustained in a fall while playing near her home yesterday afternoon HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY fBy United Press AT HAVRE DE GRACE Rock Sun Decanter Gracias Town Square Briar Blue Stand Pat Pcctc Bt Brown Tack Rebel Yell Inspection 3 Vishnu 4 BIG ASSEMBLY BILLS SENT PINCHOTS CZAR IS PLANNED NOTABLE VISITOR FOR INDUSTRY IN K U S LABOR BILL Beer Control That Defies Roosevelt Suggestion Pre Governors Veto Among sages Huge Legislative Those for Disposal Executive Called Hin drance to Relief on Floor by Senator Scott Josephus Daniels new United Slates Ambasador to Mexico is pictured surrounded by members of his staff in the Embassy garden soon after his j arrival m Mexico City to a student demonstration that followed the announcement of Mr Daniels appointment extraordinary precautions were taken for his safety The American envoy was greeted with cheers on his arrival his critics apparently having a change of heart j DIVERS LOCATE AKRQNWRECKAGE But Main Unit and Bodies of Lost Men Are Not Found ABOARD U S S PORTLAND AT SEA April marking buoys bobbed idly on a slowswelling sea today about 35 miles northeast of Atlantic City Under the buoys divers moved slowly about yesterday 20 fathoms deep locating additional wreckage of the navy dirigible Akron which plunged into the Atlantic two weeks ago with a loss of 73 lives To day rough seas and a fog halted op erations Some twelve miles south of the spot where the illfated sky queen dived into the ocean in a terrific storm navy divers went down from the cruiser Portland heading the search for the remnants of the dirigible the rescue ship Falcon and the navy tug Sagamore A score of navy and coast guard boats were concentrated within a two mile area aiding in the search iGrapnel hooks swept the ocean bed where late yesterday the main por tion of the wreckage was reported lo cated by the Sagamore Several pieces of the wreckage have been recovered But of the73 officers and men that went downinto the sea with their ship there still was no trace The divers reported the floor of the sea was covered with battered frag ments of the dirigible Piece by piece Continued on Page Sixteen MAYOR PROPOSED CHANGES Recent recommendations made by James H Deavenport police super intendent designed to increase the efficiency of the local police depart ment have been approved with a few minor changes by Mayor Wil liam Ward Jr head of the depart ment It is expected the contem plated changes will be put in effect this week The new order of things will have three captains alternating on eight hour shifts Sergeant Farraday will have charge of the traffic division and the other two sergeants Hanley and Peterson will alternate en shifts between 4 p m and 8 a m Three members of the present traf fic squad will be returned to patrol beats and two cruising squsds will be on duty at all times Captains and sergeants will be required to make a complete tour of the city separately during their tour of duty and they as well as the cruising squads will communicate with the headquarters every half hour Fingerprints at robbery scenes will be solely in charge of Charles Dun Jap fingerprint man at headquarters who will use his better judgmentin making photographic records of prints found More intelligent re ports will be commanded of men making investigations US TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON April The treasury net balance for April 17 was Expenditures that day were Customs receipts for the month through April 19 were 5966221367 MORTON CHEMIST Whistling Bomb Thief De tector Device Bursts in the Making Funeral arrangements were being completed today for the burial of J Franklin Maikens 35 of 315 Kedron avenue Morton a chemist and father of two children who was killed in stantly in an explosion yesterday afternoon The blast believed caused by an illtimed mixture of chemicals in a recently opened chemical shop at 152628 Brandywine street Philadel phia tore apart Maikens improvised whistling bomb factory the bombs being an automobile theft alarm de vice The only employe in the place John R Kelly 34 of 5813 Willows avenue Philadelphia was cut and bruised Both men were unemployed for weeks Maikens formerly with the chemical laboratories of the Westing house Electric Company conceived the Idea of making the whistling bombs which were to be attached to automobiles to prevent theft The bombs resemble firecrackers and are about three inches long They are hooked up with the spark HARRISBURG Pa April state organization leaders directed the legislature today on a course that ottered defiance to Governor Gifford Pinchot and his fre quent threats to veto certain legisla tion The organization showed its hand in sending to Pinchots desk the Sowers Conner Beer Control bill to whichlve is opposed because of its licensing principle The bill makes the county courts instead of the county treasur ers the licensing authority There was some talk of a compromise on the bill Beer bill action will be followed today by submission to Pinchot of another measure he is likely to disapprove either the Williamson or the Parkin son Senate bills appropriating definite sums for highway maintenance in cities boroughs and townships At the beginning of the session Pinchot declared for a highway pro gram taking the remaining 53000 miles of township roads into the state system The Senate has just shelved the bill which would have provided this Organization leaders advanced the Williamson bill for and the Parkinson measure for The Senate passed both and left the decision to the House on which one will be enacted finally Sentiment in theHouse favored 30Hjourweek Measure De bate to Be Reopened in Committee WASHINGTON April The Rooseveltadministrations sug gestion for partial control of produc tion of American industry made through Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins today presaged a Legislative struggle of unusual proportions The battle over the Black 30hour week bill paled into insignificance as the full plan of Miss Perkins to make the measure the vehicle for a vast social readjustment was un folded Leaders on the House Labor com mittee announced the bill would be reopened and public hearings probably will be held at which leaders of in dustry and labor will discuss the new plan Members of Congress have fre quently envisioned industry controlled by the Government as 10 production wages and hours of labor but ex pected no such action in the imme diate future Controlled industry has been de bated by business leaders for many months following publication of the plan of President Gerard Swope of the General Electric Company to this end Under the proposal before the House committee as suggested by Miss Perkins she would become a virtual czar of American industry She would have power drastically to limit hours of labor in any fac OFFICIALS WILL BACK PROPERTY OWNERS APPEAL Tinicum Township Flood Conditions Discussed by County Commissioners To Cooperate in Seeking Relief From Federal and State Governments LOCAL TRAFFIC REGULATION REVISIONURGED Police Supt Deavenport Completes Survey Makes Recommendations Mayor and City Council Will Give Consideration to Suggestions Continued on Pagrc Sixteen excellent closcup of Count Tolstoy son of the famous Russian author who has come to America hi give a series of lectures on his remin iscences of his father The count is here shown in his New York hold suite His sister the Ccnmlrss Tolstoy resides at Newt own Square this county Continued on Page Sixteen FORMER JOURNALIST LEAPS TO HIS DEATH A man tentatively indentified as Thomas D Joannakis a former jour nalist in Athens Greece and cor respondent there for American news to his death today from a footwalk on the Delaware River Bridge in Philadelphia It was believed he intended to end his life in the water but the high wind carried his body over to the shore and it landed on the pave ment almost directly in front of a police patrol wagon CLEANUP WEEK BEING City Physician Urges All Citizens to Cooperate With Health Officials With extra trucks added to the garbage and ash collection fleet much progress is beinc made locally by residents who are fully cooper ating Avith officials in observance of Gleanup Week Today is designated as fly and mosouito property asked to clean and lime all cess pools fly proof stables pig pens chicken coops and to fill in water holes City Physician H C Donahoo today urged all to aid in eliminating the fly hazard He said The removal of filth and debris from yards and the proper protec tion of garbage much to eliminate the fly hazard Indeed coupled with adequate screening of windows and doors and the free and constant use of fly swatters the health menace represented fay this insect can be materially reduced However foodstuffs should be ade quately protected against the fly and the milk and food of infants and young children be especially guarded It should be remembered that the time to fight the fly is upon its first appearance There should be no letup throughout the summer The State Department of Health needs the personal cooperation of every citizen in order that the fly hazard may be definitely reduced With this cooperation the high standard of cleanliness and premise sanitation which isalso very desir able at this season of the year will also be attained Reported Plan Involving 5 to 6 Billion Dollars Outlay Fades Y WASHINGTON April Visions of a vast public works pro gram amounting to from to were exploded at the White House today when it was stated President Roosevelt intends to un dertake only such works as will pro vide immediate employment running 1 through until next spring r Government experts are now ascer taining how many projects can be startedatonce and which will provide the greatest amount of direct em ployment When this is determined Mr Roose velt will add a public works program of that magnitude only to his various other emergency relief measures Long range building projects will not be included yit was indicated Former Federal Official Makes Plea for BergdoU FLAMES THREATEN LOADED TRUCK Crosstown traffic was tied up for a short time about 1145 a m to day when a fiveton transport truck loaded with general merchandise caught fire near the Fifth and Market streets intersection District fire companies responding to a call transmitted over Box 17 of the electrical system extinguished the blaze within a short time and averted serious damages WORKMAN INJURED Continued on Sixteen ACCUSMAN MAKES CHARG Declares Owner Was Driv ing Automobile at Time of Headon Collision George Sixth and Booth streets accused of driving an aulo mobile while under tne influence of liquor opened up during his lengthy hearing in police court this morning and flatly accused therbwrier of the car Joseph Holland of the 1000 block Highland avenue as being the the time the car figured in a headon collision last Fridny night Despite this charge Griffon was held in bail for court Griflcn also known as English was arrested at Fourth and Ward streets a 10 p m last Friday after a car in which he was riding crashed into one operated by Joseph B Buckley 16 Front street Upland the impact partially wrecking both vehicles and injuringtwo persons Griffen and a Marjory Boyic Buck leys boarding mistress who was in Buckleys car At first the youth was accused of stealing the auto mobile and also charged with op erating it while under the influence of liquor but police investigation cleared him of the Jheft of the car although he steadfastly refused to say who was driving at the time of the accident Griffen questioned for the Continued rtn Sixteen Edward McCafTerty 28 of Ogden was badly injured in a fall yesterday at the plant of the Viscose Company Marcus Hook where he is employed He was taken to the Chester Hospital and admitted when found to be suf feringfrom a fractured arm lacera tions over the left eye and general bruises of the body Friend Whitney 7 Oregon Fir Ask Katie Sqaeex Play Little Stokes Grand Acre Brown Torch Weather cloudy track slow AT LEXINGTON 1 Vonnie Jeff ONiel 2 Petite Anne Red Forage Dreamy Belle Grimace 3 Bea 31 Volwood IVIiss Frisky Jaid Drombo 5 All Forlorn Never Quit 6 Princess Peri Ed Reese Last At tempt 8 Trotwood Porple JVeather clear track muddy A for leniency toward Grover Cleveland BergdoU notorious draft dodger and former county resident was made today by the man who was most instrumental in bringing about his arrest in 1918 I think it was all a said Frank Garbarino head of the De partment of Justice Agents here dur ing the World War now a resident of Atlantic City president of the World Association of Detectives and head of a private detective agency with offices in New York and Atlantic City Mr Garbarino was in the Govern ment service from 1901 to 1923 and in 1910 organized the first Philadel phia of the Department of Justice He conducted many import ant investigations during his career Jbut the Esrgdoll case was the most J outstanding I think the Government should be magnanimous for the sake of his mother Mr Garbarino said She is approaching the twilight of life She has spent more than fifteen years of mental anguish and hun dreds of thousands of dollars hoping that some dayher son would return If he comes back the senlence of five years should be suspended and he should be placed on parole in custody of his mother The war is over We have forgiven Germany Why hold prejudice against an in Continued on Pape Sixteen Times Ad Sold Easter Bunnies S L Schwalbe of Brookhaven realized that the Easter bunny had a pretty job this year to supply all the kiddies with young rabbits so he inserted an adver tisement in the Chester Times which offered Easter bunnies at a low price Today the advertiser made the followingstatement We were very pleased with the results ob Uined from the Times advertise ment We sold many bunnies and now fully realize the drawing a Times classified adver tisement RAPS COSTS IN CRIMINAL CASES Abuses in Present System Analyzed With Sugges tions of Remedy A sweeping declaration that he system in levying costs in crimioal cases has been abused is made by Judge Albert Button MacDade in a statement issued at Media The jurist points out for instance that officers including constables have frequently made long trips for the purpose of arresting offenders in trivial offenses and in some cases the mileage of the officer amounts to more than the sum involved Judge MacDade also emphasizes that the Taw provides that no costs shall be paid for the unsuccessfultrip of an officer to serve any kind of paper The statement is the result of an investigation ordered by Judge MJC on March 29 when Max pnd Louis Chazin Chester peddlery appeared on a charge of fraudulent conversion The court noted thnr two transcripts had been returned in the case and ordered that costs would be allowed as to one case only Continued on Page Twelve Charged with breaking and enter ing Warren Stansbury Negro of West Second street was held in bail for court by Magistrate Honan when arraigned in police court today Stansbury was arrested here last week on suspicion by Patrolmen Caulley and McKinney the latter recognizing him as an individual sought for breaking into a store con ducted by George Nugent Negro at Second and Market streets last Oc tober Nugent testified against the youth today KILLS WIFE DIES A SUICIDE MIDDLETOWN N Y April Willis Conklin 41 killed his wife Isabella 31 with an axe in the pres ence of their 14yearold daughter today and then died a suicide bv shooting Police said Conklin was intensely jealous of his wife COGS KILL CHTLD BRITAIN STRIKES BACK AT SOVIET FOR JAILING TWO Proclaims SO Per Cent Embargo on Russian Im ports Backed by King English Subjects Put in Prison After Trial for Sabotage LONDON April embargo on Soviet goods affecting 80 per cent of Britains normal im ports from Russia was clamped down by theBritish Government today in reprisal for the Imprisonment of two British defendants in the Metropoli tanVI ckcrs spy trial in Moscow Effective one week from today the embargo will serve to paralyze Anglo Russiantrade The Jist of imports falling under the baa comprises the principal imports from Soviet Russia into the United Kingdom The wcclc of grace i was provided in order to permit importation of goods already ordered by British firms or in transit Makingpood the governments threat to strike In swift retaliation if any of the British defendants in the sensational Moscow trlrtl were convicted and sentenced the Privy Council met in extraordinary session at Windsor Castle to enact the em bargo GatheringIn King Georges pri vate audience chamber the members of the council swiftly reviewed the trial and its results and consequences They then drew up the embargo de cree which King George signed with out hesitation The embargo became official the moment King George affixed his sig nature Parliament previously had passed an enabling act empowering the government to take this drastic measure of expressing its disapproval of what it termed ithe unwarranted At a conference held this morning at Media and attended by the county commissioners county engineer and a delegation from Tinicum township Tor the purpose of discussing methods of finding relief for the residents of i Tinicum township whose properties arc inundated by flood waters of both the Delaware River and Darby Creek it decided to appeal toUnited States Senator David A Reed at j Washington and ask him to take the j matter up with the Flood Control Bureau of the Federal Government i It was decided at the meeting to j request Senator Reed to ascertain if something can be rfone for the relief of the residents in the flooded area During che conference it was brought out that the dikes were originally built by the Swedes more than 200 years ago In later years meadow bank companies known as the Kingsessing and the Tinicum Meadow Bank Companies were or ganized The former company pro tected about 4000 acres in Philadel phia county and the latter about 1000 acres of land in Tinicum township It developed during the discus sion that between20 and 25 years ngo Philadelphia was instrumental in having a bill passed by the state legislature whereby these companies were relieved ol their responsibility and heir charter While the companies were in operation an assessment of per acre was made to property holders for the purpose of keeping the banks in repair The county commissioners present were Charles H Drcwcs C Edwin Hunter and James S Desmond to gether with George Wright county engineer Tinicum township was rep resented by Howard L Martin vice president of the commissioners of Tinicum township Samuel Crothers a real estate broker who owns much real estate in the Hooded area George Miller treasurer of the Lester Piano Compnny and Charles Home superintendent of the Lester Piano Company Mr Miller said he had taken the matter up with Colonel Brown of the United States Engineers at Wil mington and the official was of the opinion that the government was not responsible for 1he condition thai it was in matter lor the property owners to settle He said there were six breaks in the banks and that four of these arc on the rifle range property owned by the United States government and leased to the Pennsylvania National Guard All four men representing the township agreed that if the breaks wore allowed to go on with out something being done they will become worse and others will prob ably follow It was the contention of the County Continued on Sixteen ORDERED TOCHINA Popular P M G Attache to Sail May 9 for Far East Here 5 Years BELLEFONTE Pa April when she fell into the moving cogs of an electric water pump in the back yard of her farm home twoyearold Janet Arlcne Smeltzer dead today Appointment for service in Tientsin China has been received from the War Department by Major John W Leonard U S A who for the past five years has been professor of Mili tary science and tactics at the Penn sylvania Military College and has headed the Military Department of the college He will sail his j family from New York on May 9 During his detail at the college Major Leonard resided at Becchwood near Media and became a well known figure not only in this city but also in the neighborhood of his home Upon his graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point Major Leonard went into City and County Residents Thronging Market Street Exhibit Interest in the many models of electric refrigerators which are on display at the second annual Re frigeration Show now being held at 519 Market street has continued unabated since the show opening Monday morning In the purchase of household articles of the nature of refrigerators it is often said thatthe women do the choosing and that they are often attracted to a final choice on the appearance of the article alone with too small consideration of the mechanical features Each year those who display in such affairs as the refrigeration show arecoming to realize that the women are moreattracted each season by what the machine will do and how long it will last than ever before Of course the appearance of exteriors are still very important factors in the choices made but no longer do Continued on Page Twelve Continued on Page Sixteen TRAINER SCHOOL TAX RATE FIXED Continued on Page Sixteen Trainer Borough School Board at a meeting held last night in the pub lic school building on Post road fixed the school tux for this year at 15 mills the same as last year It was decided that a clause be in serted in mailed out to ail teachers in the district stSpuhumg that in the event of a reduction of the state appropriation to the district that it would be necessary to make a reduction in salaries for the next school term otherwise the salaries will remain the same as in the past A notice accompanied the pay checks teachers last month notifying them of the termination of their con tracts at the end of the present school term prior to the sending out of the new contracts A resolution to retain the per capita tax at was adopted C W Boulden was reelected tax collector and Raymond Fitxsimmohs was reelected secretary of the board for a term of four years Henry John son president of the board presided at the meeting All members of the board were in attendance GIRL USED TEETii William Cureton 26 Negro was the victim of a peculiar accident yester day He appeared at the Chester Hospital to receive treatment for se vere lacerations of the arm and face injuries inflicted by the teeth of a girl friend according to Cureton al though he would not disclose her name He gave his address as Lax Court U S Position on Program Par ley Ready WASHINGTON April An American program of ideas for the economic recovery of the world has been drawn up by Secretary of By UNITED PRESS Senate Continues farm bill debate Banking subcommittee hearing on Wagner bill liberalizing R P C act Indian affairs committee hearing on nomination of John Collier as Indian commissioner House In adjournment until Thursday noon Banking committee meets to report Wagner unemployment relief bill Miiitary Affairs Committee meets to report Muscle Shoals bill Commerce committee continues hearings on Mariand v oil regulation bill Labor committee meets in executive session on 30hour week bill State Hull and his experts Interna tional News Service learned today Maintenance of gold as the basis for the international monetary stand ard forms part of the program It thus calls for the return to the gold standard of Great Britain and the other nations which were forced off that standard It includes proposals for scaling down of tariff walls the removal of exchange restrictions and measures for restoring equilibrium between prices and production1 costs Not only is it a program for in ternational business recovery but the proposals in it are of such a flexible nature that it can be used as a bar gain counter to obtain international cooperation for its fulfillment In fact the administration regards the forthcoming conversations with representatives of the principal world powers as a campaign in which this government must take the offensive to achieve realistic action for world economic rehabilitation The program has been developed out of the conversations with Sir Continued on Page Sixteen A complete survey of traffic condi tions in the city has just been com pleted by Superintendent of Police James H Deavenport who will make recommendations to Mayor William Ward Jr and members of city council for a revision of traffic reg ulations m order Lo expedite traffic One of the suggestions would abol ish the operation of street cars on Fourth street between Edgmont ave nue and Welsh street The police superintendent points out that by rerouting the cars so that all trolley cars running to Highland avenue and Marcus Hook be sent south to Third and Market streets thence west on Third street and return east on Second street and north on Welsh street This would avoid the periodic congestion seen on Fourth street which is so narrow thafc i is almost impossible for a large truck and trolley car to pass each other in this area It would also eliminate congestion so often seen at Third street Edpmont avenue one of the busiest intersections in the central citv section Other suggestions would prohibib buses iroin takinc on or discharging passengers ac Fifth and Market streets but ample loading space for buses passing here would be provided at Fifth and Welsh streets and Fitth street and Edgmonl avenue Under the proposed recommenda tions a fourway traffic light would be placed at the junction of Twelfth street Providence avenue and Edg monc avenue It is pointed out thafc no extra expense would be involved here as the light standard now at Ninth and Welsh streets could slallcd at this polnfc and the light re cently removed from Twentysecond street and Providence avenue erected at Ninth and Welsh streets The unused traffic light at Third and Lloydstreets would be installed at Twelfth street and Morton ave nue according to the recommenda tions Among other suggestionsthe men assigned to traffic posts at Seventh street and Edgmont avenue Third and Flower and Fourth and Flower streets would be relieved from this duty and returned to a street beat and that the two motorcycle patrol men andtheHwo mounted men be assigned to traffic duty in the con gested zones in the central business area It is understood that these recom mendations will be submitted to Mayor Ward at an early date and on at an early meeting of city council ROOSEVELT ILL OF COLD SORE THROAT WASHINGTON April President Roosevelt is suffering from a slightly sore throat and decided today to1 remain away from his ex ecutive offices The Presidents sore throat how ever did not interfere with the press conference scheduled for this morn ing The correspondents went to the White House proper instead of seeing the President in his office MOTORIST KILLED Thomas Fly ma 51 a motorist flee ing from a Philadelphiapolice car after forcing the patrolman to drive to the sidewalk to avoid a collision was killed early today when his automobile crashed into a trolley car The victim died before reaching a hospital DIAMONDS LOST WASHINGTON April Mary Langford of Los Angeles to day reported she lost a Sio000 dia mond brooch on the White House lawn during the Easter egg rolling fete Monday of Times A local preacher claims he wrote 1000 words on a postcard No wonder theyre thinking of reducing the post age rate to two cents Efforts are being made in several states to eliminate suits for breach of promise Never mind Love will find a pay Flood relief measures have already been appropriated for persons in southern states We merely print this for the information of our Con gressman Japanese penetrating south of ths Great Wall reads a headline Most too late in the year to explain why they are going smith One rabbit concern has been barred the use of the mails to spread its propaganda Maybe they will now use hareplaine Women are feeing taught to drive motorcars in a county college No matter how much learning they re ceive theyll still cfriveliKe women A lot of efficiency experts thrown out of employment by the de pression Isnt that a laugh on tha efficiency experts The Weather WASHINGTON April Weather forecast Eastern Pennsylvania Oc casional rain tonijrht andTHursday Cooler tonight in north and west portion L Western Pennsylvania Rain niffhl and Thursday somewhat coolei1 in east portion tonigrht TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 10 tunv 4411 a m 46 Noon 48 1 p m 48 2 p iru 48 46 V 46
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