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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 24, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                             DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE IOXTSS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 2O328 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Beat News of the Day 57TH 17575 Dally Leased Wire Reports ol United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA MONDAY 4JPRIL 24 1933 PRICE TWO CENTS U S AND BRITAIN SEEK ACCORD ON NEW GOLD BASIS Roosevelt and MacDonald Resume Conference to End World Trade Chaos Herriot Arrives Sees Pres ident Tonight Borah Prime Minister Meet SPEAKING FOR FRANCE WASHINGTON April UP President Roosevelt and Prime Min ister MacDonald pressed steadily forward today toward a series of closely interlocked measures to com bat world depression Working under pressure seldom seen in such significant interantional negotiations the President and the British Prime Minister resumed their talks soon after breakfast They were in absolute agreement as to the need for speedy progress on the en tire economic front which was broad ened today by the arrival offormer Premier Edouard Herriot of Prance to join in the conferences The measures involved include 1 Resumption of the gold stand ard by America and Britain 2 Revision of war debts 3 Scaling down of tariff and other trade barriers 4 Improvement of European se curity through armament reductions and expanded consultative arrange1 ments Snatching only a few hours sleep after working until midnight Prime Minister MacDonald left the White House earlyto have breakfast in the apartment of Senator Borah his old friend and former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Then after a short call at the Canadian Legation the Prime Min ister hurried back to the White House andsettled down with President Roosevelt in the oval room for an allday sessions broken only by a short luncheon trip to the Canada tion Legation The British and American experts that had worked at the White House until midnight gathered again at the State Department today to wrestle with the infinitely complicated for eign exchange situation hoping to have a progress report when called to the White House this afternoon Herriot who does not enter the con ferences until tonight whiled away a balmy by taking a motor trip to Mount Vernon by way of the new Washington Memorial Highway with its miles of shrubbery and landscaping He will enter the discussions backed by a firm declaration in favor of the SEEK TO FORCE EARLY VOTE ON INFLATION BILL Measure Combines Mort gageFarm Relief Prop osition Faces Battle Bitter Minority Republi can Attack Threatening to Delay Balloting Bringing the French viewpoint into President Roosevelts conferences on steps to hastenworld economic recovery Edouard Herriot former French premier is shown left Andre Lefcbvre 4e Laboulaye the French ambassador to the United States on the rear of the train which carried them from Jersey city N J to Washington yesterday SCRUSHES Prospect Park Boy Killed Instantly While Playing Near Lumber Pile Continued on Pagre Eleven WEATHER BAB DAY AKRON CRASHED WASHINGTON April Weather reports indicating unsettled conditions for the night the airship Akron crashed were read today to a naval court of inquiry investigating the disaster Gordon E Dunn weather bureau forecaster placed in the record the reports he had made of marine air ways and state forecasts for April 3 and 4 during the period in which the airship fell in the ocean off the New Jersey Coast All forecasts predicted occasional rains and overcast skies Dunn testi fied 1 DEAD 10 INJURED IN NEW YORK RIOT NEW YORK April group of men armed with guns knives lead pipe and billiard cues invaded the fur district today and engaged members of the Communist Needle Trade Workers Industrial Union in a battle that endedwith one dead and ten wounded Three of the wounded were injured so seriousry that police said they might die Thirty mounted police and hun dreds of patrolmen and detectives were dispatched to the scene before a semblance of order was restored BREAKS LEG IN FALL Mrs Kdward H Bonsall of Glen olden avenue Glenolden is at her home suffering from a broken leg an injury suffered when she fell down the porch sfcepsat her home last Fri day She was carried into the house and Dr Harry Gallager of this city the family physician who was sum moned reduced the fracture MOTOR TRUCK DAMAGED Joseph Clark six years old of Fourth and Lincoln avenues Pros pect Park was killed instantly about 630 oclock Saturday evening when a large piece of timber fell on him while he was playing near a pile of lumber at the new Morris ferry bridge which spansDarby creek con necting the borough of Prospect Park and Tinicum After he had finished his supper Joseph with Raymond and William went to Lincoln avenue and Darby creek where they joined other children in play near the lum ber pile They had only been at play a short time when one of the large timbers rolled down from the top of the pile and struck Joseph crushing his skull George Frame whose home is nearby liftedithe log fromthe childs body andwith other neighbors took the boy to the Taylor Hospital Rid ley Park where the little victim was pronounced dead The body was taken in charge by Deputy Coroner H B Griffith of Nor wood Joseph was the son of Mrs Elizabeth Clark and has five brothers and sisters His father is dead FLAMES THREATEN UNOCCUPIED STORE A motor truck bearing a Delaware license used in hauling piling from the lower section of the state to the League Island Navy Yard Philadel phia to be used in construction work was badly damaged yesterday morn ing when it collided with the abut ment of the Pennsylvania Railroad bridge which spans the Chester pike at Glenolden Both the driver and his helper escaped injuries SPEAKERS CLUB TO DINE In celebration of the first success ful season of the West End Speakers Club a dinner will be served at 630 oclock this evening at the Chester Ciub 511 Welsh street Thomas C Berry is chairman of the committee on arrangements Every member of the club will be called upon for a two minutes talk HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press AT HAVRE DE GRACE Coat High and Mighty Lilly May Billies Tryst Broad sword C Fair Billy Rustic Lady Monel Ixiver Catwalk Dark Ayr Stroll Grace Blotter Un covered Sun Apollo Katie Oregon Fir Golden Words IVIainsheet Zembla verity Ballot Weather clear track fast Fire of unknown origin which oc curred shortly before noon today threatened a vacant store located on the northwest corner of Eighth street and Edgmont avenue formerly oc cupied by the Farrelly Furniture Company The district fire com panies by their prompt action pre vented the spread of the flames and confined the damage to the interior framework of the first landing of a broad stairway leading to rooms on the second floor of the structure The alarm was turned in from Box 41 at Ninth street and Edgmont ave nue by a passerby who saw smoke issuing from the windows on the ground floor of the building When the first pieces of fire apparatus ar rived the entire building was filled with a dense smoke and it was neces sary for the firemen to open windows on the second floor to clear the build ing of smoke A crowd of several hundred persons soon assembled in the vicinity and a special detail of police was kept busy straightening out a traffic snarl Superintendent of Police Davenport and Traffic Captain Busher directed the traffic officers The framework beneath the stair way was easy prey to the flames as were also the wall panels which were of light composition material Fire men removed the sidework beneath the stair landing and reached the flames with chemicals and water from booster tanks IN JURIES CAUSE WOMANS DEATH Wilmington Resident One of 10 Hurt in Auto Acci dent at Marcus Hook Mrs Hilda Page Strauss 44 years old widow of William P Strauss of Wilmington Del died Saturdayaft ernoon in ChesterHospital as a re sult of injuries received in an auto mobile accident on the Post road at Marcus Hook Easter Sunday Mrs Strauss was a passenger in a car driven by her brotherinlaw Wesley Jaggers of Wilmington which was struck by one driven by John Sonicello 1234 West Ninth street this city Mrs Strauss was among 10 persons injured in the accident She was taken to the Chester Hospital in a critical condition where following two blood transfusions she rallied slightly But her condition became worse last Friday She is survived by a son John Morris Strauss 19 years old who made his home with hismother at 304 West Thirtyfifth street Wil mington Mrs Strauss was a graduate nurse a member of the class of 1912 of the Delaware Hospital Training School She was a member of the Alumni Association of the hospital and also of the Delaware State Association of Graduate Nurses She had a private hospital at her home on Thirtyfifth street In Claymont she was substitute nurse in community work for nine years and extra school nurse for three years services will be held from her late home tomorrow afternoon at 2 oclock with the Rev R Ridgely Lytle officiating Interment will be in Riverview cemetery Wilmington MAYORS DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME VIEW WASHINGTON April silvery haired Senator Thomas Dem Okla today presented the adminis tration inflation bill to the Senate as a program under which 000 of purchasing power could be transferred from bank depositors fco the debtor classes An early vote is sought by adminis tration leaders Thomas was the administration spokesman chosen because he drafted the plan upon which President Roose velts inflation program is based His cold clipped words seemed almost to shock some of his colleagues as the Senate began debate on the unprece dented measure There was a flurry of questions VlcePresicient Garner recognized Thomas at p in and the Okla homan began his explanation of the administration inflation plan He took xip the provisions of the bill one by one Republicans did not appear greatly interested Most of them left the chamber after the quorum call This amendment in my judgment is the most important proposition that has ever come before the Amer ican Congress or any parliament in the world Thomas said If this amendment prevails it may transfer from one class in the United States value to the extent of almost 5200000000000 it will be transferred first front those who have bank deposits and second from those who hold bonds In their hands rests 000 ofv bank deposits They did not earn it If this power is exercised in a reasonable degree it must transfer that from the hands of those who did not earn it did riot buy it who do not deserve it back to the hands of the debtor classes Saving only the World War there has been no such momentous thing TINICUM FLOOD AID ASSURED BY SEVERAL GROUPS Federal and State Of ficials Interested in Situation the Forest Army Men May Be Sent to Repair Damage to Dikes Continued on Eleven While city churches plan to oper ateon daylight saving time benn nmg next Sunday Mayor William Ward Jr docs not intend to advo cate daylight time schedules for the city unless there is a demand for it and then will simply concur in the consensus Today he declared that heads of the various city departments may ordain new time for their de partments but he thinks the practice of turning ahead one hour is ridiculous and points out that it is just as easy for employers to order their employes to report for work I one hour earlier with quitting time moved up an hour HEART DISEASE ATTACK IS FATAL RECORD ATTENDANCE URGED Arrangements have been made by the Chester Khvanis Club to observe a 100 per cent attendance meeting Wednesday noon with all members of the club who can arrange to do so attending and those who cannot attend the local session go to meet ings ofother clubs and transferring credit R Chester Spencer who is chairman of the meeting has not yet announced the speaker NOMINATION CONFIRMED While on his way to a barber shep a short distance from his home on Saturday afternoon Amos Buzby of 404 Fafayette avenue Collingdale was stricken with a heart attack He was taken to his home where he died a half hour later Mr Buzby who was 73 years old was well known in Darby Sharon Hill and Collingdale He had for merly been employed as a night watchman in Philadelphia His body will be shipped to WoodstownN J for funeral services and interment BILL REPORTED FAVORABLY WASHINGTON April With 100 per cent Hoover men at the helm the Republican federal as sociates got under way today with an immediate objective of ousting as many Democratic members of Con gress aspossible two years nonce and keeping a weather eye on the G O P insurgents who went off the res ervation for Roosevelt in 1932 Former Postmaster General Wal ter Brown of Ohio is organizer of the organization and the author of letter sent to prospec tive members Five members of the Hoover cabinet and as many members of the little cabinet are among the of ficers and directors To their num ber had been added such Republi cans as Mrs Nicholas Longworth and Charles J Moos The former cabinet members in clude secretaries Mills of the Treas ury Chapin of commerce Doak of labor Hyde of agriculture and Brown The assistants are Ferry K Heath and Walter E Hope of the Treasury William R Castle State Arch Coleman and W Irving Glover of the Postoffice Department and Ernest Lee Jahnckc of the Navy De partment NY MAN DIES IN HOTEL WINDOW FALL A man who registered a week ago at the BellevucStratford Hotel Philadelphia as R W Jackson 65 of 537 Fifth avenue New York was killed in a fall from the window of his thirteenth floor room The body was found on the third floor of the ballroom at the rear of the building by attaches of the hotel who entered his room and found the window open He had been dead for several hours physicians said at Hahnemann Hos pital where the body was taken Later it was removed to the morgue Federal aid for the Tinicum flood sufferers seemed nearer today after weekend developments sponsored by community leaders Representatives of the War Depart ment and the State Department of Forests and Waters met with resi dents of the stricken area in Eastwick Auditorium Sixtyfourth street below Eastwick avenue under the auspices of the Greater Eastwick Improvement Association The suggested means of attack upon the tideborne havoc as mapped at the meeting were these 1 State Secretary of Forests and Waters Lewis E Staley announced he would make the Southwestern Philadelphia and Eastern Delaware county inundation a special projqct in flood control and would request in Washington the use of some of President Roosevelts Forest Army to begin immediate work at repairing the broken dykes 2 Upon Announcement by Mr Staley that his department itself le gally could begin flood control work in Tinicum township as soon as it had a gift or an appropriation of money residents at the meeting unanimously agreed to seek an emer gency appropriation from the legis lature at this session 3 Major General Edward C Shannon head of the Pennsylvania National Guard which leases most of the land now under water for a rifle range informed the meeting by let ter that a survey of conditions had been begun by the adjutant generals office of the guard and that a report making suggestions for possible re lief measures is expected in a few days Even as these lastminute measures were being pressed the State Depart ment of Health in Harrisburg issued a statement asserting the flooded area was threatened with a possible typhoid fever outbreak and that lo cal medical officers had been author ized to administer preventive vaccine to those who wished it An attendance of several hundred volunteer firemen from all parts of Delaware county is expected this evening at a meeting of the Dela ware County Firemens Association to be held in the spacious auditorium of the Smedley Junior High School Seventeenth and Upland streets where members of the Good Will Fire Company No 2 will be hosts The entertainment committee of the company has arranged an inter esting program which will include several speakers of prominence The feature of the evenings entertain ment will be a minstrel show given by the Good Will minstrel troupe of 30 members with William H Heard president of the company as inter locutor The members of the cast have been practicing for many weeks and a firstclass performance is promised Following the entertainment and speaking the firemen will adjourn to the meeting hall on the second floor of the Good Will firchouse at Potter street and Providence avenue where refreshments will be served In ad dition to the members of the Dela ware County Association a group of volunteer firemen from the New Castle County Del Volunteer Fire mens Association numbering 75 and headed by Chief Lute of the Wil mington fire department will attend the meeting J FIRE DAMAGE SLIGHT Apparatus and crews of the Moya mcnsing Hook and Ladder Company responded to a local alarm yesterday before 10 oclock 1 and extinguished a chimney fire at a dwelling at 1130 Curry street Sun Village The fire caused by a clogged flue pipe in the chimney re sulted in no damage to the premises j and was extinguished within a few minutes WASHINGTON April The Senate Judiciary Committee to WASHINGTON April day ordered reported favorably the The Senate today confirmed the nomi bill providingr drastic federal regula US TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON April UP The Treasury net balance for April 21 was Expenditures that day were Customs receipts for the month through April 21 were S1216134760 inations of Breckenridge Long as am bassador to Italy and Sumner Welles as ambassador to Cuba tion of foreign loans which was spon sored by Senator Hiram Johnson Repn Calif i Warner and Kerr Speak at Banquet for High School Athletes BANDITS HOLD UP BANK ROSED ALE Ind April bandits today held up the Rosedale National Bank here terror ized three officials of the hank kid naped Fred S Hayward 43 conserv ator of the institution and escaped with an undetermined amount of loot Hayward was released by the outlaws about ft mile and a half southwest oftown LIST OF CIVIL GASES FOR TRIAL Sees Silver in Placed on Standard Basis Will Second Week of March Ses sion Begins at Media 4 Ju d ges Presid ing PASADENA Gal April CINS action of the United States in going off the gold standard was j j Such was the assertion today of i John Hays Hammond famous en gineer and economist and an au thority on gold and silver The reason for this great economic change is is not enough i go 1 in one world to satisfy the needs i of our great industrial system under present values Hammond explained At the same time I do not believe that the world can get along on a j managed currency have always had and need a metallic base but gold is not sufficient to meet our needs To bring back stability it is possible that some form of com promise may be adopted This may hoi necessarily mean biimetalism but it will almost cer tainly mean placing silver again on a standard basis Remonetization of silver on the parity existing between gold and silver for upwards of 20 centuries would very nearly double the metallic basis of currency now limited to gold There seems little question but that France too willbe forced to follow our lead and before long the entire world will have cut loose from Continued on Page Eleven Chester School authorities are making preparations for one of the outstanding affairs in the history of the school to be held Wednesday evening in the cafeteria of the school building at Eighth and Parker j streets j The occasion will be the feting of i members of the football and basket i ball squads Several men of national i and state prominence will be present to take part in the festivities Out standing among them will be Glenn S Warner coach at Temple Univer sity and Andrew Kerr coach at Col gate University Two local coaches who have gained recognition along the Eastern Sea board will be among the speakers of the evening Charles P Larkin Jr president of the Chester School Board former coach at Chester High and now at Swarthmore College and Judson Timm director of athletics at Pennsylvania Military College and j Continued on Page Eleven Today marks the opening of the second week of trials of civil cases of the March term in Media Judges W Roger Fronefield John M BroomalJ and Albert Dutton MacDade will be assisted this week by Judge Samuel L Reed of Cambria county Although four weeks were assigned to thr trial o March term cases it is probable that all of the trials will be concluded this week The list arranged for this week is as follows C S Hartstein vs B Wcxlcr tres pass Paul Musser vs M S Thayre Trespass Sidney Jacobs vs Herman Cahall et al trespass John G Pap pas vs Samuel Feinburg assumpsit Alexander E Meisel vs J E McDon ough et al trustee replevin Martha W Gilfillan vs H C Johnston Est trespass Warren Roberts vs Vincent R Tilden Jr trespass Pursell Cut Stone Company vs Eden Cemetery Company et al M 3 d HIS 1933 SMILE PAASSEMBLYMAY ADJOURNSESSIQNS BY END OF WEEK Beer Control and Unem ployment Relief Bills Ready f 6r Final Touch ompromise Report Doingthe thinghe likes an Charles A Lmclberjrh displays this smile This first rloseup picture was made as the colonel and Mrs Llndhcrgh arrived at riltsburRh after a hazardous trip BOYS PREPARING FOR BIG EVENT Will Enter Model Aero planes in Boys Week FlyingContest Youngsters throughout the city of Chester are hard al work getting their model aeroplanes in Al shape for the big event the Boys Week flying contest to be held In the Ches ter Armory next Saturday morning All the kids have their eyes set on the main prize the day a trip in a government aeroplane It isnt just a ride buta real trip and furnished for the winning youngster by the Philadelphia Airports There will be four main events to test the ability of the future Lind berghs and Byrds The first will be an endurance race for baby R O This will be divided into two classes the first for boys under 14 and the second for boys between H and 16 The second event will be the balloon bursting contest a novel event that esLs the accuracy of the planes Needles or pins arc attached to the ends of the propellers and the planes are directed at suspended balloons the object being fco burstthe balloons a direct hit being necessary The last two events arc sprint races The first of these is a straightway speed race divided into classes The last event on the program will be the speed race for the indoor champion ship of the city with the aeroplane ride as the grand prize Willard G Reese supervisor of the Chester Boys Club is chairman of the committee in charge of the Arm ory program The events will be held directly aftethe conclusion of Jack Mulhalls great show at the Stanley to inaugurate Boys Week FA IR WEATHER PREDICTED FOUR FIREMEN Rescue Squad Wagon of the Franklin Company Struck by Another Car Pair and warmer is the forecast for coday in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be fair tomorrow and cooler in the afternoon or at night The highest temperature here yesterday was 56 degrees at p m and the average of 45 was ton de grees below normal The highest temperature ever recorded here on April 21 was 85 in J902 Sunrise today was at a m and sunset will be at p m Eastern Standard time FOOD MERCHANTS MEETING A meeting of the Food Merchants Division of the Delaware Counlv Chamber of Commerce will be hfld this evening at the Chester Club when it is expected officers will be elected The new division was or ganized last week the purpose being to adopt a code of ethics and mrcau of standards among the affiliated merchants Pour members of the Franklin Fire Company were injured when the wagon of LJbc rescue squad on which they were riding when returning from a telephoned fire alarm rammed by a motor car at Fifth street and Concord avenue last night The injured arc Francis Scarpato 26 of 222 West Front street fracturec ribs Harry Glossop 37 1206 Johnson street hand lacerations James Car dillo 618 Franldin street cuts and bruises of the head and William Swanson 23 218 West Front street lacerations of the scalp All were Kiven treatmen for their injuries al the Chester Hospital The members of the Franklin res cue squad were traveling south on Concord avenue and police say they were midway across West Fifth street when an automobile traveling west on Fifth street nnd operated by Mor ris ZcilzcfT 1033 West Ninth street struck the apparatus broadside the impact hurling the firemen from the vehicle ZcitzefT escaped with mlno bruises but his car was badly dam aged as was the heavier vehicle While repairs are being made to the apparatus the firemen have been Riven permission to use the old am bulance of the Chester Hospital Two residents of Washington D C were injured slightly in a crash a Ninth and Sproul streets ycstcrdaj afternoon The Washington car driven by Herman Poldnsky of 3034 Georgia avenue that city collided with one driven by Louis Benson1031 Kcrlin street this city At tlie time of the accident Benson was making a left turn onto Ninth street frorr Sproul street No arrests were made in cither case SUNDAY VEHICULAR TRAFFIC WAS HEAVY BOY REPORTED MISSING James Carclla 113 East Seventh street this city reported his son John 13 missing from home last nighr The boy who is described as being about five feet tall and weigh ing about 83 pounds was last seen in the vicinity of Front and Crosby streets He was dressed in a light knickerbocker suit Ycsterday the first ideal spring Sunday lured thousands of motor ists to the great open spaces al roads throughout this section carry ing hundreds of automobiles mos of which carried family groups Despite the heavy increase in traflRc few accidents were recorded only two of any consequence hap pening within the city limits Th rural highways were patrolled b state highway patrolmen who en forced the speed laws and the rule of the highway their enforcemen being blended with utmost courtes to the travelers Several hundred persons from thi city and environs visited the blossom country in south Jersey and score of others from here motored to Val ley Forge park The heaviest traffi was noted on the Chester pike Bal timore pike and the Lincoln high way three of the main arteries o travel hereabouts CONDITION IMPROVES It was reported this morning bj Chester Hospital executives tha the condition of Orphans Cour Judge John B Hannum Sr wa much improved over Saturday when he underwent a major operation British Economist Sees Worlds Eyes on USParley Continued on Page Eleven NEW YORK April 1933 by United world is following events at Washington with anxious interest for its welfare in the near future Is largely in the hands of President Roosevelt Sir Walter Lay ton internationally renowned British economist said today In an exclusive We look to him to use the broad discretionary powers granted him with utmost discretion and great Sir Walter said for hasty action may cause repercussions throughout the world and so neutral ize whatver benefits America may ex pect to derive from his actions The economist arrived here Friday on personal business on the Bercn garia which brought Premier J Ramsay MacDonalds party He ap pears younger than his 49 year despite the slight intrusion of gray in his shock of sandy hair Do you find an analogy between Great Britains going off gold stand ard and the recent similar action bj the United States he was asked No I do he replied emphati cally They were different situa tions Our abandonment was forcec upon us as an adjustment to externa conditions which were vitally impor tant to us Yours is an attempt to k Continued on Page Eleven Planned on Teachers Salary Reduction HARRISBURG Pa April that beer and unemploy ment relief legislation was ready for final enactment Republican state or anization leaders were confident to day they could adjourn the 1933 ses ion of the Pennsylvania legislature ine die this week Other legislators and administra ion officials did not share the opinion of the organization group that all the egislation necessary to carry the state through the next two years ould be placed on Governor Pmchots desk by Saturday Generally it was admitted the re ported withdrawal of Philadelphia or ganization opposition to the two beer bills would help speed the work of the lawmakers but doubts existed that the relief problem had been met by the Scott appropriation of and diversion of of a proposed bond issue to the aid of the needy Should any one subject hold the legislature here into the month of May it would be unemployment re lief on which the organization and the Governor are still far from agree ment Their differences concern the moans by which the money for relief will be raised Auditor General Charles Waters who occupJes a middle position In the controversy has come forward with an ambitious budgetbalancing and relieffinancing program that has as its keynote the diversion of S20 305 000 from the special funds the so called sacred cows of the state government Any plan to tap the special motor banking fish game and man opposition on all sides and especially does any sugges tion of reaching into the abundant motor fund coffers Attempts to have the fish and the game funds bear Continued on Page Eleven DESHONG HEALTH CLINIC SCHEDULE Announcementwas made today Chat the future schedule for the Deshong Mansion Child Health Cen ter will be 10 a TOto 4 p m onFri days beginning this week The doc tors assigned to this center will be on duty from 3 to 4 p m as here tofore Congress Today By UNITED PRESS Senate Debates inflation measure Senate and House subcommittees discuss silver legislation Banking subcommittee continues home mortgage relief hearings House Voles on Muscle ShoalsTennessee Valley development bill Banking committee continues hear ings on home mortgage relief measure Commerce committee considers Federal blue sky securities bill Topics of Ta mes Few local bettors were able to ob serve Clean Up Week by going to Havre dc Grace each day last week Several miles of city streets have been smoothed out during the past few months aiot including a street that runs parallel between Front and Third streets Mother calls him her darling baby but after trying to hold Junior for his first hair cut we have dubbed him fathers little wrestler Congressman punched a neighbor in the nose because his radio an noyed Now all we need is a supreme court decision that such an action is entirely constitutional A college professor says Francis Scott Key who wrote the national anthem was a hero The real heroes are the ones who try to sing it No matter how much we may like it this Daylight Saving which be gins next Sundaywill make all of us lose a little sleep A certain community recently dis covered that the patrolmen driving its police cars didnt have drivers licenses But most cops think they are priviliged characters Winnie Ruth Judd has been de clared insane but if her reason re turns she will be hanged She will be crazy if she becomes sane One of our rural correspondents writes the speaker spoke on bridge work She failed to state however whether it was cards teeth or viaducts If it is true that looks are de termined by diet we know a couple of stenogs at the courthouse who have been subsisting on plain fare The Weather WASHINGTON April F or e c as Partly cloudy followed by showers in sooth and cast portion late tonight or Tuesday Warmer tonight cooler in extreme north portion Tuesday Western cloudy and slightly wanner in ex treme south portion possibly showers in west portion tonight Tuesday partly cloudy cooler in north portion TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 7 a m 8 a on 9 a m 10 a m 42 11 a m 48 Noon 54 l p m 54 2 p m 56 64 f4 66   

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