Chester Times, April 25, 1933

Chester Times

April 25, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 25, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 2O328 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17576 Daily Leased Wire Reports or United CQP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA TUESDAY APRIL 25 1933 PRICE TWO CENTS SOLVE RECTORY ISCHOOL BOARD HERRIOT TALKS ROBBERYWITH IS DETERMINED WITH ROOSEVELT OF BOYS i TO COLLECT TAXES MDONALD QUITS 1 Collector Is Directed to Frances Envoy to Parley Parent of One Suspected of AbettingThefts Also in Custody Youngsters Reenact Rob bery in Presence of Priests and Detectives Charles Lewchuck 40 of the 600 block Green street a suspected mod ern Fagin is being detained by po lice here following the arrest of his son Tony 9 and Paul Bell 15 of the 700 block Green street and their alleged confessions to robbing the rectory of St Michaels Catholic Church Eighth street and Edgmont avenue The rectory was entered on the night of Sunday February 19 and a leather bag containing the church collections amounting to neaily stolen The money bag had been secreted behind a chair in the reception room of the rectory Yesterday afternoon the boys both of whom are now in the House of Detention reenacted the robbery in the presence of the clergy of St Michaels Church and detectives Paul and I met at Seventh street and Morton avenue and we walked to the Seventh street entrance leading to the rectory began the younger boy in his recital We broke a side window and then ran away but returned a short time later when we saw no one moving around Paul reached in and re leased the window catch and then entered I waited outside1 until he came out the side door carrying a leather bag Gee it was so heavy we thought we had a million dollars TheLewchuck boy then told detec tives they started for home but hesitated near Deshong street to take a peep into the bag Paul put his hand in the bag and pulled out S3 which he gave I Continued on Pagre Ten BRITISH BUDGET MINUS U S DEBT No Allowance Is Made for Instalment Due on June 15th v LONDON April bal ancedbudget for 193334 with no allowance for paying the 575950000 war debt instalment due the United States on June 15 but with a pro vision lor the pound from soaring closer to parity with the dollar was presented in the House of Commons today by Neville Chamberlain Chancellor of the Ex chequer in this country do not fear that things are going to get worse Chamberlain said in rejecting firmly the suggestion for a deliber ately unbalanced budget which it had been argued would drive down the pound Instead he announced an increasa in the Treasurys 150000000 pound exchange equalization fund which is used to keep the pound pegged In some quarters the increase was taken to indicate clearly that the Chancellor does not im mediate return to the gold standard by Britain Chamberlain indicated his hope that President Roosevelt would lead the way to world betterment saying Levy on Delinquent Owner of Property Action Follows Conference Business Trans acted at Meeting In an effort to produce increased income from the tax collections in order to properly meet the expendi tures of the school district the school directors passed a resolution pre sented at a regular session held last night in the Larkin building The resolution was offered by James L Rankin The body of the resolution aimed at a general collection of delinquent taxes and containing an order to the taxcollector to levy on one specifi ally mentioned property was as fol lows The tax collector is instructed to proceed to collect all 1932 school taxes levying on wages rents and personal property where necessary He is now advised that We will ex onerate him with respect only to those who shov a good reason for nonpayment The plans to publish after June first the names of those delinquent taxpayers who have failed to furnish reason for non payment satisfactory to the board We respectfully request the tax col lector to levy upon the personal prop erty in the market premises now oc cupied by the tenant of the Mutual Equity Company located on West Ninth street near Sproul and to proceed to sell the same unless all school taxes are paid by May first Drafting of the resolution regard ing the levying on delinquents came as a result of a conference held in executive session at which the tax collector Dr S P Gray and repre sentatives of the Mutual Equity Com pany were present The private ses sion held in a side office lasted for nearly two hours Approval was given to a suggestion Begins Conversations at Capitol Tonight AngloAmerican Dicker ing Ends With Much Progress Noted SEA GIVES UP AKRON WRECKAGE WASHINGTON April The AngloAmerican economic con versations neared an end today and i the French representatives beginning more active pledged support in a comoined offensive against the depression President Roosevelt and Prime Min ister Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain pressed on toward a united program in talks with their economic experts at the White House It was their fourth day of exchanging ideas and plans for world economic recov ery Canadian aspects of the conversa tions became of increasing importance when it was learned that Prime Min ister BeVmett is prepared to discuss commercial agreements with the United States on many commodities not included in the Ottawa agree ments French and American experts on financial and economic questions conferred at the state department and former Premier Herriot of Prance prepared for tonights threecornered conversation the first meeting of Mr Roosevelt Mr MacDonald and M Herriot The British decision in London not to make budgetary provision for war Continued on Fatre Ten AGREE TO SEPARATE KroUcn girders shrews of shown as they ivcre druwn from salvage apparatus of the XJ S S NEW YORK April 19 years of married life Ruth St Dennis and Ted ShawnT famous dancers have agreed that married life never was meant for artists Accord ingly Miss St Denis said today they Continued on Pajje Ten have separated the silken fabric of thcfstrtckcn Akron are the ocean depths Jersey coast by Falcon after divers located the wreckage WARRANT FOR W NELSON TRUAX A warrant was issued this afternoon by Magistrate Mathues in Media for the arrest of W Nelson Truax former secretary and as sistant treasurer of the ChesterCambridge Bank and Trust Co charging him fraudulent conversion and embezzlement The warrant was secured by State Bank Examiner William J McCuen who swore he found discrepancies in Truaxs accounts through various examinations The ChesterCambridge Bank and Trust Co this after noon announced no monetary loss had been sustained by them as the acounts were honied County detectives were given the warrant to serve Mr Truax left the banks employ several months ajjo Continued on Page Ten HARRISBURG April INS Completion of Pymatuning dam was assured today by Gov Gifford Pin chots signature on the Stevenson bill appropriating for the work HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press Senate Passes Bill Abolishing City Tax Fees HARRISBURG April a unanimous vote the Sen ate today passed finally the Fitz gerald bill designed to abolish the fee system for the collection of city poor and school taxes in thirdclass cities Under the terms of the measure the city treasurers would collect all these taxes solely on a salary basis and they would receive no fees The bill was returned to the House for concurrence in minor amendments which the upper branch made The salary system set up by the bill follows In cities of population between 25000 and 50000 from to in cities With a population between 50000 and 55000 a flat salary of in cities of over 55000 population a flat salary of A similar bill backed by Fitz gerald in 1931 was defeated AT HAVRE DE GRACE Room Billies Tryst Doelskin Betimes To Arms Jqlie Fillie Briar Blue IVIack Sennett Octaroro Excel Pilot FlashingColors Fetish Keggy Grace Bunting Times Fair Judge Garlic Visionary Thursday Kingbird Brihola Poljten Matadi Knee Hifrh Weather cloudy track fast AT TAiVFORAy Weather clear track fast i BODY OF DROWNED MAN IDENTIFIED BACKS 30HOUR A WEEK LABOR BELL Secretary Perkins Urges Adoption at House Com mittee Hearing WASHINGTON April Secretary of Labor Prances Perkins the nations first woman cabinet of ficer today urged upon the House Labor committee the administrations unprecedented program for Federal Control of Industry In the presence of Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt Miss Ishbel MacDonald and a crowd in the House Caucus room Miss Perkins testified in a determined manner at opening 6f hearings on a measure to give the National Government authority to fix wages hours of work and quantity of production President Roosevelt is friendly to i the Black 30hourweek bill butk is I not an administration measure the secretary told the committee Testifying on the B1ck bill passed the Senate find own pro posed expansion rlv characterized War Department Official Will Submit Report to His Superiors Members of the Board of County Commissioners at Media today ex pressed optimism that the near future will witness some action in the Tinicum flood situation on the part of the national government Major J A Dbrst from Washing ton representing the Military Bureau of the War Department has com pleted a survey of the flooded district particularly of the breaks in the dikes on the governmentowned tract along Darby Creek through which most of the water has flowed He promised to make an immediate report to his superiors on the conditions as he found them The commissioners yesterday re ceived a letter from Congressman James Wolfcnden assuring them that he was in touch with the flood con trol agencies of the Federal govern GOODWILL FIRE County Association Meets in Smedley School Del aware Represented Continued on Ten RAZOR WIELDER FINTSD Edna Bayard Negro of Lax Court was fined and costs in police court today on a disorderly conduct charge Edna was aiTestcd yesterday after police removed Elpie Boardlcy 21 of Fayette street to the Chester Hospital for repairs Elsie who had i her face lifted with a razor blade I in the hands of Edna appeared in court this morning with what ap peared to be a gauze mask covering her face Approximately 1200 volunteer fire men were in attendance at the monthly meeting of the Delaware County Firemens Association held in the Smedley School auditorium Sev enteenth and Upland streets last eve ning the association being the guest of the Good Will Fire Company No 2 of the city department A delegation of 200 firemen repre senting the New Castle Kent and Sus sex county associations of Delaware headed by Chief William Lutz of the Wilmington Fire Department and J H Haddaway of Wyoming Del pres ident of the Delaware State Volun teer Firemens Association were wel comed by the county association head Thomas J Campbell and by John C Kcrshey of Wallingford an honorary member of the county organization During the business session two important topics were discussed that of the county association supplying binders to be used in conjunction with fire reports to companies cooperat ing with the association which was recommended by the trustees The ether was an amendment to the by Continued on Papc Ten The corpse of a drowning victim i was recovered from the Delaware I river opposite the wharf ofthe Ford Motor Company foot of Lloyd street at a m today The body was later identified at the morgue of Deputy Coroner George White as that of James F McCabe 1216 West I Ninth street On April 12 Charles Worrell of the West Ninth street address a brotherinlaw of the ported M c C a be s disappearance When he left home he told relatives he was going to a government re forestration camp but failed to state where it was located Fearing the mans mind was affected and that he was wandering about police were asked to broadcast a description of him Identification was made by a brother John McCabe Congress Today By UNITED PRESS Continued on Par Ten SHOWE COOLER TOMORROW Showers are probable in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland Cloudy and cooler is tomorows forecast The highest tempera lure here yes terday was 69 degrees at 5 p m and the Jowcrt was 42 at 6 a m The average of 56 was one degree above normal for the data arid four degrees above the average April 24 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 84 established in 1830 and mini mum 33 in 1930 Sunrise today was at 509 a m and sunset will be at 649 p m Eastern Standard time SENATE Continues inflation debate Banking Committee considers Se curities Regulation bill HOTJSE Votes on Muscle ShoalsTennessee Valley Development Banking Committee cons id e r s Home Owners Mortgage Relief bill LaborCommittee hears Secretary Perkins on industrial regulation plan Immigration Committee considers Equal Rights bill Commerce SubCommittee meete on Securities Regulation measure Military Affairs Committee hearing on national defense Public Lands Committee hearing on U S claims against PanAmeri eaa and Richfield Oil Companies Up Over Licensing Tilt HARRISBURG Pa April sentiment for giving county judges the power to license and regulate the beer business in Pennsylvania delayed action today on Senator John J McClures regu latory The McClure bill is in the hands of the Senate law and order commit tee to whlcli it had been recommitted i after second reading It provides i thai county trcacurnrs issue beer dis tributors licenses a plan of which Governor Pinchot approves Two meetings of the committee failed to make much progress on pre paring the bill for a return to the Senate floor for a final vote CHILD IN HOSPITAL YONKERS April Vasco 2 whose parents finally have con 1 sented tn an eye operation necessary jfor her life was given into the care i of Judge George M Smythc of the Childrens Court last night and was I placed in a hospital POLICEMAN COLLECTS RELICS A subcommittee consisting of Sen ators Staudenmeier of SchuyLkilJ Roberts of Northampton and Coyne of Allegheny went to see the Gover nor about amendment to the meas ure They returned to report to the committee that Pinchot insisted on promiscuous licensing by county j treasurers in the manner in which i j clog and hunting licenses now are The Governor showed no i rpirit of compromise Horace CaJlahan a member of the Prospect Park police department j L tviiiln the committee it was above Vih of his collection of police crjujpmcnt The insert rclcrctorjci there developed powerj shows Miss Caroline XmRY of Fiftyfirst and Baltimore avenue Philadelphia CTJIiCCiviOn to thp nlan Tt vcfztrinr nrnm cppcjifion to the present plan It was claimed that with the a wearing the helmet worn hy Mark W Allen of the Chester police force when he xras shot and killed by Albert West in 1902 The tnace is one that dsrinr the trolley strike in Philadelphia In 1895 and was broken vm O1UJ J FW 1 Continued on Page Tet during Ji conflict with some strikers SENATE DRIVE TO HALT CUT IN GOLD DOLLAR PUSHED Republicans in Coalition Move Seek Majority Against Inflation Reed Opens Opposition To day Canada Watches Foreign Exchanges WASHINGTON April pro posal lo remonetize silver at a ratio of 33 to l apninst gold was made today by Senator Hatfielci tR of West Virginia on behalf of the con servative Republican bloc in the Senate as a substitute for the gold section of the administrations huge inflation bill The conservative Republicans were seeking an alliance with Democratic silverites to write this amendment into the bill The Democratic silverites wore holding out for a 16 to 1 ratio but rumors were current the two groups would agree on a compromise ratio of 25 to 1 If they do were they would win enough support to write the silver amendment into the bill as n substitute for the pro vision giving the President power lo reduce the gold content of the dollar The Hatfield Amendment is the first step in ft Republican drive to obtain coalition support in eHort to protect the gold dollar The amendment wouldbe mandatory iu contrast with the merely permissive language now contained throughout in the administration inflation bill It would strike out all reference Lo the gold dollar The Secretary of the Treasury would be directed to purchase silver bullion and issue sliver certificates against it They would be legal tender lav all purposes unless the obligation specifically payable in a particular kind of money That language would protect holders of gold bearing bonds A limitation in the Hatfield Amendment would prevent purchase of silver bullion at a price greater than 60 cents an ounce That would work out at about 33 to 1 Hatficlds 33 to I plan and Wheelers desire fOL16 to 1 may lead to com promise if sufficient strength can be developed to warrant a determined effort Lo strike gold revaluation from the bill There are indicationsthe coalition of conservative Republicans arid silver Democrats might reach PLAN FOR JOBLESS AID IS A GREED UPON Decision by State That Bankers Must Pay mili Personal Property Tax Instead of Individuals Nets Tax Bonds and Economies Furnish the Balance Measure Abrogating Sunday Blue Laws in Re gard to Baseball and Football Goes to Pin chots Repeal Convention Act Is Finally Approved in Assembly Continued on Tajjc Ten TAXPAYERS GROUP PRESENTS APPEAL Ah appealfrom the 1932 reportof the county controller James T Stew art has been taken by a group of 12 taxpayers of the county represented by Attorneys Geary and Rankin In the petition filed with the court there is no specific item of the report mentioned and those involved have not disclosed what portion of the re port they plan to protest against The signatures on the appeal peti tion are as follows John M Kerns Dayid M Bain Clayton Keency Jos eph A ONefll Howard W Carlson Walter SOttlngcr Thomas LGirard Maurltz G Myrclius Dr F J Wood ward J Reese Woodall J P Ander son and Isaac A Hiorth The signers name as sureties In the sum of William T Fowdcn and Elmer N Pcnnell A similar appeal was filed last year from the 1031 report of the controller but the matter was not followed up in court FRANK TOLLIN RETURNS FROM FLA Mr and Mrs Abe Tollin of fill East Nineteenth street have returned from a ten days trip to Florida bring ing back with them on their return journey Mr TolIJns father Frank Tollin or 516 East Twentyfirst street widely known business man of this city who for the past few years has spent his winters In Florida for the benefit of his health Mr Tollins many friends will be glad to know of his improved physical condition While in Florida Mr and Mrs Tollin spent their time In extensive sightseeing visiting St Petersburg Tampa witnessing the spongefishing at Tarpon Springs and enjoying the historic sights at St Augustine and other Florida places of Interest They returned full of enthusiasm for life in the sunshine state HAD ASS AH WILL ELECT TONIGHT An important meeting of Chester Hadassah will be held this evening at 8 oclock in the Ohev Sholom Com munity Center Election of officers will be held and reports from all committees will be heard US TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON UP The treasury net balance for April 22 was Expenditures that day were S908899780 Customs re ceipts for the month through April22 were HARRISBURG April Taxexemption legislation backed by Pennsylvania bankers boomer nngcd on the bankers today to assess taxation dtrcclly on them Lo round out a 845000000 unemploy ment relief appropriation schedule The boomcnvng was provided by the Einstein Act which was intended to exempt individual interestbearing bank accounts from the fourmill personal property tax assessed and collected by the counties Under an interpretation of Attorney General William Schnadcr the act merely transferred from Individuals to the banks themselves liability for the fourmill tax and made the state the collecting agency Bflscd on that ruling an agreement for financing relief wns reached at a conference in which Governor Pin chot and leaders of various legisla tive factions participated They agreed on a ap propriation piORrnrn on the following financing schedule From the 3124 per barrel tax on beer from economy recommendations of Continued on Papc Ten SUNDAY SPORTS UP TO PINCHOt HARRISBURG April 25 UP The Sunday sports bill to modernize the ancient blue laws of Pennsylvania was placed on Governor Gifford Pinchots desk today for executive action There was little formality and no debate in the Senate on the House resolution to return without amendment the Sunday Blue Law modifier The measure which would permit baseball and football on Sunday after noons provided communities agree by local option that they desire the sports which have been banned for 130 years was approved by the Senate in quick order Pinchot has indicated that the Governor will deliberate on the bill carefully before acting He has 10 days m which to sign or veto the measure and his failure to act on It within that time would automatically place the law on the statute books Meantime the McClure bill creat ing a constitutional convention of 15 delegates at largo to ratify or reject the twentyfirst constitutional amend ment for prohibition repeal was Continued on Page Ten 3000 MEN NOW ON FORD PAYROLL Total of 5000 Completed Jobs Is Record for Week Shift Schedule The FordMotor Companys as sembling plant at the toot of LJoyd street in this city will have com pleted 5000 jobs for the month of April by the end of this week The daily output has been 250 domestic sales In carrying out this extensive pro gram 3000 men have been placed on the active payroll most of those cm ployed being old employes a majority of the workers being residents of Chester and vicinity the company reports The men are working on a fiveday week plan An eighthour daily schedule has been carried on with two shifts daily in the export de partmcni The normal schedule calls for duty from a m to 4 p mt wlfh a halt hour lunch period The second shift ROCS to work at 4 p m The Ford factory Is one of the few institutions that has been making rapid strides toward a return to nor malcy The concerns program started at the beginning of the year and ex cepting for the short delay due to the strike of employes of a body building factory In Dearborn Mich has been gradually advancing The personnel of the Jocal plant shows an increase of more than 2000 Continued on DAYLIGHT TIME WILL BE OBSERVED HERE Although it has not been officially decreed by Mayor William Ward Jr Chester will go on daylight saving time next Sunday Industries churches railroads street car com panies ferry lines and boat lines touching at this city will operate on the new schedule Clocks will be moved ahead one hour at 2 a m Sunday thatis officially but most persons will move rhcir timepieces ahead several hours before that or at the time of retiring PROPERTY OWNER ACCUSED OF THEFT A man who is said to be property was arrested in the Fifth ward early this morning while stealing bread and milk from door steps The arrest was mnde by Pa trolman Hardman When slated the defendant gave his name as Frank Shemchick of Morton avenue near Third street He is said to own three houses in this city Magistrate Honan fined him and costs on a disorderly conduct McCLURE HITS AT PINCHQT ATTACK Senator Raps Governors Criticism of His Utili ties Bill April John J McClure Delaware organiza tion Republican last night slapped back afc Governor Flnchot who criti cized the McClurebill for control of public utilities Emerging from a conference at which he and other legislative leaders had agreed with the governor on a 545000000 state unemployment relief program SenatorMcClure launched Into a sharp attackon the chief ex ecutive He charged thegovernor has been slcephigr soundly at Washington while the legislature wrestled with aid for the needy utility regulation and other major problems He asserted the governor has re vealed an incurable Roosevelt corn Continued on Page Ten DOLLAR GAINS IN LONDON LONDON April dollar gained today closing at to the pound I opics of Times Saturday morning April 23 the great American army of youth will move into power They will set up rules for one week and the control will be known throughout the nation as National Boys Week The City of Chester will be taken over by the boys at 10 oclock on the morning of the first day Kings for a week the boys of Chester will show the older generation how to have one grand and glorious time The schools the churches and the boys organizations be bee hives of activity for approximately one hundred and seventyfour hours To get the youngsters tuned up for the occasion the first roundup will take place at 10 oclock Saturday morning in the Stanley theater John Mulhall and Thomas Magnin will force the youngsters to enjoy four hours of pictures Afterward the boys will be shipped intact to the Chester Armory There they will take part in and witness an air pageant The amateur aviators of the city and vicinity will roll out their model aircraft and vie for su premacy Sunday will be Boys Day in Church The Ministers Association ofthis city will have charge of an extensive program that will take in every church in the city Each boy is requested to attend his own church Mayor Ward hasnt much to say about this daylight saving time He oilght to hear what most of us will say about it when the alarm clock goes oft next Monday morning Silence may be golden and since the country went off the gold stand ard the West End speakers club seems to have developed a number of silvertongued Trie Minute Men of the olden days couldnt hold a candle with the threeminute men who spoke at the big dinner in che Chester Club last evening A German editor who cartooned Hitler unfavorably has been taken into protective custody by the Nazis Who we presume will give him a benevolent beating Someone advocated calling on the forestry army to aid in Tinicum township Wait a minute thats a job for the naval reserves Premier MacDonalds daughter says we shouldnt take George Bernard Shaw too seriously Personally we never take any joke seriously Another item says breweries are spending to make good boer Maybe after it is spent we will get some good beer Things are picking up reads a news note But its hard to convince hitchhikers who are passed by the scores of this There hasnt been a still found in this city lor months and months So maybe after all the moonshine that U still being sold is old stuff Weather Continued on Ten WASHINGTON April Eastern Cloudy with occasional rain tonight and Wednesday Cooler late tonight and Wednesday Western cloudy tonight and Wednesday prob ably occasional showers in south portion cooler TODAYS TEMPERATTJERS 6 a m5711 a T a rn57 Noon JlV66l 8 a in58 l p m 65 9 a m58 2 p m 65 10 a m 60 ;