Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Chester Times Newspaper Archive: April 27, 1933 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Chester Times

Location: Chester, Pennsylvania

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 27, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE 10XT2S ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 57TH 17578 Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press DP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA THURSDAY APRIL 27 1933 ROOSEVELT AIMS INFLATION BILL AT TARIFF SHIFT REVISED TO CUT FOR DEBT PAYMENTS President Passage in Senate sition With Prime MinWith Change Awaiting ister Bennett Roosevelt Approval Administration Breaks Plan for Cash Payment to Veterans French Debt Aspects Due for Another Parley With Herriot WASHINGTON April With Britain and France firmly en listed in the battle for economic re covery President Roosevelt today marched ahead into new territory in his miest for international action to heal the ailing world President Roosevelt opened his economic discussions with Prime Minister Bennett of Canada The two conferred alone after a brief conference attended by the two executives and William Duncan Her ridge Canadian minister Secretary of State Hull and Assistant Secretary of State Moley Tariff adjustments and other means of increasing CanadianAmerican trade to the benefit of both countries were important on the schedule for this talk Plans for bettering the price of the great output of wheat and silver from Canadian and Amer ican farms and mines also were slated for consideration Offers of war debt division a con sultative pact to help preserve peace in exchange for real arms reduction and scaling down of tariffs now stand out as the major American contribu tions to the cause of world recovery developed in the European phase of the conferences French aspects of the debt and dis armament issues were due for further discussion this afternoon in Mr Roosevelts final conference with for mer Premier Herriot who leaves to morrow The President soon will ask Con gress for authority to take definite action on the debts While the na ture of his proposals remains un known it is likely that a temporary arrangement will be made on the pay ments due June 15 The World Eco nomic Conference where a permanent adjustment is expected to be worked out will be just starting at that time Talk of a general moratorium on June 15 payments was described in official circles as highly speculative The Presidents policy has been to deal separately with each debtor Hence it was pointed out he might ask Congress for authority to extend payments from nations he was con vinced cpuld not pay Meantime a proposal was pending in the Senate for acceptance in silver all the debt payments due this would bs equiya A MIGHTY FOURSOME IN WORLD AFFAIRS left and Continued on Page Sixteen DELINQUENT TAX WILL BE COLLECTED Following action taken by the school directors on Monday night concerning a decision that a concen trated effort be made to increase the income of the school district by the collection of taxes due or by a levy on rent wages or personal property where payment was not forthcoming and where the person owing could not supply the directors with a satis factory excuse some of the plans designed to enable the collections to be made have been placed in effect The pupils of the Smedley Junior High School print shop has made form letters which are being mailed out by the hundreds to delinquent taxpayers informing them of the j action of the board to levy if pay ments are not forthcoming by Mayl The form letters are in regards to 1931 and 1932 taxes Another feature r of the plan of the campaign is to have letters advising of the needs of the school district printed for the benefit of the parents of the pupils who may owe taxes and who it is believed will make special effort to pay if they realize that noncollec may result in impairment of programs and efficiency of the school district which is now of high standing among second class districts in the state Teachers who were requested some Jtime ago to present tax receipts at the offices of the district secretary in the Larkin Building prior to May 1 have responded with a will and that f part of the tax campaign has proved satisfactory INDICTED IN THREAT ON L J ROSENWALD Charles R Weil 29 was indicted by the Philadelphia County Grand Jury today on charges of attempting to extort from Lessing J Rosenwald under threat of ruthless cruel and vicious death Two indictments were returned after testimony had been given by Rosenwald chairman of the board of Sears Roebuck Company and na tionally known philanthropist One charged attempted extortion and the other threats to kill HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY United Press AT HAVRE DE GRACE South Betimes Doeskin Dona Dulcin Par Value Maid Euclid Periodical Sir Cariey Dark Mist Fiddler Ellen Below Cost Suspicious Cordoba Gleen Club Blue Darter Aefps Decanter Squeaky Chain Fife Scotch Soldier Last Bid Maker Doubtless Weather clear track fast AT TANTORAX Knight Weather clear track fast WASHINGTON April CUP The administration broke the bonus drive in Congress today but found itself in bitter contest to protect the gold dollar revaluation clause of the inflation bill As Senator Reed Repn Pa in the Senate opened his fight to strike gold from the administration measure the House bonus bloc in effect surrendered to administration opposition to encumbering inflation with an immediate cash payment of to war veterans Rep Patman of Texas leader of the House bonus bloc and author of the bonus bill which passed the House last year speaking for his group said the plan for a Demo cratic caucus Monday to seek to bind the party to favor immediate bonus legislation has been droppycl It was said that Patman soon would issue a nationwide appeal to exservicemen to join the threat ened new bonus march on Wash ington Senate leaders pressed toward a vote today on the inflation plan with limitation of debate in effect Reed accompanied his defense of the gold dollar with a proposal to strike also from the bill the permis sive free silver coinage section voted in late yesterday Administration lines admittedly are weakest in de fense of the gold dollar revaluation but Democratic leaders believe the Republican onslaught could be stopped Administration approval of a plan to extend a possible maximum 30 per cent war debt reduction to foreign nations by accepting silver from all of them for sums due this year had not been formally given at midday But administration advisers that sponsor the plan said as the Senate met that they were confident it would be acceptable to President Roosevelt Senator Byrnes Dem S C brought forward the war debt silver amend ment which would permit acceptance of approximately5339000000 from foreign nations this vear A similar if T r i 1 silver provision already of Cornellus J Poweis a v ellknown in the bill would authorize issue of insurance agent and icsident of the Eighth ward this cilj fiom judgment and sentence iretea out by the Quai ter Sessions Court of Delawaie county following his conviction foi forgery in connection vith a pettion presented to tne county commission ers last October Powers accused of Anting the name F Damis on 51 of the peti tions presented in October to the commissioners asking that number of names be stiickcn from the regis tration lists of this city He was also charged with writing the name G Coirio to similar petitions At the trial which was held pn January 11 J B Mel choir a Phila delphia handwriting expert was called to the witness stand by As sistant District Attorney William C Kraft Jr and he testified after comparing eight specimens of Pow ers writing with the signatures on the questioned petitions that in his belief Powers writings were the same asthe disputed signatures Frank Damis of 514 West Front street declared that he had not writ ten the name F Damis on any of the petitions nor had he authorized anyone else to sign his name He imposing figures in world aftairs pictured as thc m thc national capital b Sccrctan of State French premier as Premier Ramsi MacDonaUirof minister Kicnard Bennett of Canada look on Set Hearing of Appeal of Chester Man Convicted of Forgery FAMOUS COACH HERE The Superibi Court set the week of July 12 as the time for a hearing on the petition for con tinuance of argument on the appeal Continued on Sixteen FLAMES DAMAGE 2WEST Two houses in the 600 block Flower street ware damaged by fire and re sulting1 water when flames from a presumably defective flue burst out in the partition between the dwell ings at noon today The fire started between the ceiling and the roof of one house No 612 tenanted by Mrs Mary Friends and it was but a short time before the flames had crept between the parti tion of the next house enveloping the The water of Mrs Friends home has been shut off for some time and members of responding fire com panies said that the heavy loss could have been averted had water been available for use by the householders until the arrival of the fire fighters As it was only the rapidity with which aparatus crews worked and the number of streams played on the blaze saved the row of houses from beingdestroyed The house No 614 tenanted by Mrs Florence Taylor suffered heavy loss by smoke and water Mrs Tay lor said that her home and furnish ings were not insured Continued on Page Sixteen TO ENROLL MORE JOBLESS WASHINGTON April UP GLENN WARNER NOTED FOOTBALL COACH IS GUEST Glenn Pop Warner Speaks at Banquet Tendered High School Athletes JUNE 15 Regular Instalments Not Waived White House Statement Says Glenn S Pop Warner recognized as one of the greatest football coaches of all time told his audience at the annual i banquet tendered members of Chester High school football and basketball teams last night that the rIndian boys were easier to coach than the white boys WASHINGTON April UP President Roosevelt served notice on Emopean v n clcbtois toclny that they willbe expected to make their ippulai lime 15 pajmrnts totaling 114000000 This word from the White House mterpictcd as indicating that Fiesident Roosovcl is dctcimincd to hold out Amenta s contiol oer thc debt situation to msiuc ical results at the World Economic Conference Tt nns rxpHlnrrt thu aflcr the con ieicnce the debt imttni would br gone into m in w ly Claiideation of tne picsoni status of thc debts Mfuafiori cnme when Mr Roosevelt uith thc cooprintion of Britain and Franco is mod picsscd ahead m thc campiign foi interna tional action thc depression He talked again today with Prime MJmstei R B Bennett ot Canada and later will meet again with 01 mci Prcmici Eduatd Heiiiot ol Fiance Simulfancousjly the state clcpait ment indicated that the United States would be picpaicd to sign a tariff truce for the duration of the economic conference if one wer pio poscd and agreed to by other powers Although debts problem has been discussed at the International Eco nomic Conference here the White House iterated that no agreements have berm reached In other words President Roosevelt is holding his ace in the hale until later in the bo ITCJC liuu mauicu v T ij i today ist located at Seventh street and by a Fire of undetermined origin shortly after 8 oclock this morning destroyed a onestory concrete and frame garage owned by Edward Hallahan on Marshall avenue near Tenth street Marcus Hook A cable of the Bell Telephone Company attached to the building was damaged by the fire to such an extent that telephone service in the borough was interrupted The Vis cose companys plant was among the telephone subscribers affected The fire was extinguished by the Marcus Hook Fire Company The garage was unoccupied BLUE REPORTED OUT selection of an additional 35 000 unemployed men for civilian con servation corps enlistments Previously 25000 men had been enrolled streets This statmcnfc based on years of men from coast to coast was made clearer by thefamous coach powers of observation are The more Change Attitude When His Action Is Un derstood acute among the Indians They learn more quickly and are keener in per fecting themselves he said Warner believes that the heritage of the Indian had a great deal to do with their remarkable grasp of sports tactics For centuries the Indians have been closely contacted with Continued on Sixteen The White House said ib was possi ble that the President would send to Congress resolutions asking authority to deal with war dabts and tariffs This would be done in advance of the economic conference to facilitate ne gotiations Just what form the reso lutions would take was not indicated TWO DEAD IN FIRE MAYSVILLE Ky April 27CUP Fox 60 wealthyretired farmer and his wife Mrs Emma Sante Fox 53 were found dead in their chared bed after a fire at thier 17 S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON April INS Treasury balance as of April 25 198fi25Q9 expenditures 512399 14374 customs receipts 56031 HARRISBURG April for having saved the Sunday Sports bilL from defeat by a wise and cou rageous move was given Delaware countys Senator John J McClure on Tuesdaynight by the sponsor of the measure Representative Louis Schwartz of Philadelphia Representative Schwartz state ment was made just following the signing of the baseball bill on Tues day night and referred to Senator McCJures vote against the measure WASHINGTON April UP The Roosevelt Blue Sky bill des Ili meaaure igned to protect the investing public j upon its initial consideration on final against fradulent or unsound by the Senate ties issues was ordered reported today j Governor Pinchot upon signing the Banking Committee measure also made a statement in 11 f rf The bill now goes to the Senate for debate Continued on Tage Sixteen Chester Boy Winning Honors as Violinist Larry B Tedesco an undergrad1 The honor paid to Larry Tedesco uate student at Penn State known was due to his outstanding achieve throughout the Eastern United States ments in world during his outstanding violinists in career at Penn State his record there sacred and classical music was host having placed him among the fore to the narticinants in the recent high most college musicians CARWRECPD DRIVER INJURED of Times Victim of Collision at Fifth and Kerlin Streets Curtis F Reyburn 2031 Madison street a member of the advertising staff of the Chester Times had a remarkable escape from serious in jury early last evening when his automobile was struck broadside and overturned at Fifth and Kerlin streets escaped with deep lacera tions of the wrists and a wrenched back and is now under the care of his family physician His automo bile was practically demolished Witnesses to the accident told po lice Reyburn was traveling east on Fifth street and when midway Continued on Papc Sixteen FAIR WEATHER FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day TWENTY PAGES SOVIET ACCUSES JAPAN OF PLOT IN RA1LDISPUTE Arises Over Line That Cuts Through Heart of Manchuria Tokio Moves Thousands of Troops to Border Re poit Peace With China MOSCOW April wivs accused of formulating a plot to stenl I he Chinese Eastern Railroad Sovietowned rail line that cuts throuRh he heart of Manchuria in Soviet news dispatches today The longbrewing dispute over tho important railroad was believed to Hearing a dijnnx Manchurinn dispatches reachlnK hue doscvibed Japanese hoop con centi itions in Eisrem Mmthmid tioops being corueutuitcd on the Ruvstin side of the Mnnchu nan boidei Fou ign obseiuts ieaiful the tense situation might ic suH in anncci conflict Soviet dispatches from Khabarovsk chained the Japanese had plottrcl to a soipriiiLe baffle on thr Chinese Eastern niihcml ofli ciols and hen complrio conttol Japanese offlcms in Hnibin tnilv m Apiil submitted foi iatncrition by the Jnpancso mlhtmv a de tailed plan for obtaining unitiol of theinih on d thi dispiUhcs asset ted Thr plan involved slcmatic intei icicnce the laihoads business especially m its eastern section and Continued on Sixteen QUIT STATE JOBS Thiec local icsidcnLs ucio included in a jlst of the State Personnel Bu icau Haiusbmp icaivcd today which included employes of the va rious aepaitmcnts ot Suato RCHem inent Those fiom this vicinity listed as lesiRnations and wric not Included in the dismissals due to dcpdutmcntaJ looikanlsitions 01 other causo5 not volunuuy Irene Albany of this city vnLh n salaiv of SUOO ana Anne LawLon of Media with a sularv of wne among the voluntaiy icsignationb which also included Majoi Gencial William G Pucr Ji ictlird com mindoi of the PennsyhanK National Guard ana a icsident of this city Thr icport included Goncial Price m offi cial ircoidlnp of his icUtcmont due to age took place cady in Maich The voluntary from the entire stitp in all denut mrnts numbricd u vhilr those in cluded in the dismissals toUlfd 17 WOODINTSENIES HE WILL RESIGN WASHINGTON Apiil Rcpoits chcuKtcd in Washington nnd financial circles of the country to the cflcct that Secietaiy of Ticasuiy Wpodin was about to 10 sign vcre denied today in the highest adminutiaUon quaitcns It was said thab Wood In was htv ing the time of his life vnd thu i catenation wv the farthest thing fiom his thoughts Woodln did not enter the economic discussions between President Roose velt nnd officials of foreign govern ments It was explained that thr reason for this was a severe attack of laryngitis which has confined Woodln to his hotel since last Fri day He was rqported today to be greatly improved in health TLL BOMBS terrific bomb explosions today rocked this coal mine community and center of labor warfare and wrecked the home and garage of President Jack Stanley of the Progressive Miner1 Union Local No one was in jured JUDGE UNDER FIRE FOR FREEING NEGRO Federal JudspJames A Lowell of Boston Muss became the Urfrrt for attack in Congress when ho fretMl a Nrgni deorpo Crawford in Virginia ru murder s holding that Nrproes do not on juries in Virginia and that nnv conviction obtained apftinsl the suspect would be reversed by the U Court SENIOR HIY CLUB TO HAVECHARGE Will Conduct Religious Programs During the Boys Week Observance IS LESSENED Reduction of Seven Mills A n n o n n c e d a t M ass Meeting Attorney Refused Permission to Speak for Taxpayers Thr muchhonUdrel mass meeting of the Upper Darby Taxpayers As sociation held last night to obtain a 10 mills reduction in school taxes more or less n failure when more than 3000 residents of the township filled the Upper Imrby Hiph School xuclitorium and loudly applauded members of the school board for their actlvitloR in effecting a seven mills reduction The taxpayers have been demand ing that thc board reduce the school tax from 23 mills to 13 mills and hive held numerous meetings to en foific their demands Yesterday the board through the president Frcas B Snyder announced that they hnd i educed the tax from 23 mills to 17 Si mills At last nights scission which was featured by the attendance of a large group of students of the Upper Dtuby High and Junior High schools picketing on behalf of the school board every effort of the taxpayers representatives to address the gath ning was booed while the explana tion of Mr Snyder president of the school board regarding the proposed budget wns applauded Wo have cut the tax over 7 mills Mr Snyder explained mid in doing so we have curtailed the transpor tation facilities and closed several of our playgrounds Heretofore all school children could ride to school but under our new budget the stu dents must live over IMs miles from the school they attend before they are entitled to transportation The Primes School which is attended by 50 children will be closed and the students placed in another school four miles distant We have pared expenses to the bone in cflecUnR this Excellent Program Marks Anniversary Celebration at Prospect Park Five years of active service in pro moting Kiwanis ideals in the various i boroughs and township skirting1 Chester pike were marked by an an niversary celebration by the Chester Pike Kiwanis Club last night Masonic Temple at Prospect Park the largest auditorium obtainable was the scene of the affair which was fea tured by an attendance of 250 per sons including wives mothers sweethearts of club members was marked by a banquet and high class entertainment in which a band concert by the celebrated Wenpnah Military Academy band of Wenonah N J played a prominent part The toastmastcr was Robert W Walls of Glenolden president of the club under whose leadership since the first of January has showed a and and FOR AREA TODAY thc first of Janua j L greater growth than any other club in cians took part in the allday elimin ations representing 29 high schools from seven counties The contests held in Schwab auditorium and the Little Theatre in Old Main The events ranged from vocal and instrumental solos to band and or chestra group competition Judges xvere selected from the faculty and the senior students The affair became as a violinist when nine heappeared in change in the rfkrrVf Chester His rapid rise as a violm j virtuoso was predicted by his teachers jScesa DeSio Cox Geiger Zulaman and Tschovow Upon his graduation from the Franklin Grammar School in this city young Tedesco was the recipient burn former instructor of music at Chester High School Continued urrFage Sixteen J j New Jersey Delaware and Maryland 4The highest temperature here yes terday was 59 degrees at 1210 a m and the lowest was 47 at 9a m The average of 53 was three degrees below normal for the date and nine degrees below the average April 26 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 83 established in 1908 and minimum 36 in 1874 Sunrise today was at 506 a m and sunset will be at 651 p m eastern standard time To Alden M Stackhouse Gl olden member of the club was ac corded the job of song leader Albert E Eastwood director of music at GlenNor High School was at the piano In his address of welcome Rev Condjt stressed the fact that the an niversary brought together the largest Kiwanis group ever assem bled on Chester pike including a Continued on Page Sixteen The religious side of a boys life as well as the physical side will be given consideration during the local observance of Boys Week Boys of the Senior HiY Club will have an active part in religious serv ices on the evening of April 30 when they will take entire charge of serv icesat the Middlctown Presbyterian Church where Phillip Rodgers wiJJ act as chairman of the services The program for the service will be as follows Scripture reading by John Spalding prayer by James Booth Three short speeches will be given fay boys of the cluh as follows Continued on Pacc Sixteen Continued on Papc Sixteen FflN AlTSHOWjlOWN ON TURNER MEASURE HARRISBURG April A final showdown on thc Turner bill House No and an accompanying defi of Gov Gifford Pinchot was presaged today when the measure was reported out of The bill is scheduled for final con sideration Monday night Amend ments have been made since it passed thc House by p bare majority The Turnermeasure provides for salary reductionsandthe transfer of various governmental functions by which Republican organization lead ers hope to effect savings of apnroxi mrUdy SIO000000 Chief among the amendments made by the Senate was the deletion of provisions for an executiveboard that would strip thc Governor of consider able executive power Gov GiffordPinchot has repeatedly assailed the bill giving a strong in dication that he will veto it AUSTRIAN COMMUNISTS HELD VIENNA Austria April arrested the entire executive personnel of the Communist party and other prominent persons today on a charge plotting May Day disorders County Legislators Their Fight for Economy PRICE TWO CENTS PABEER BILL IS PASSED IN SENATES TO 8 McClure Measure Suddenly Called Up Out of Order Opposition Meits Drafted as Favored by Pinchot County Treas urers Give Licenses Pledged to support to the very end aprogram of economy in State gov ernment Delaware countys Repre sentatives in the House and Senate are finding themselves in the minority as the present session of the General Assembly draws to a close At the present time there is every reason to believe that the session will last special session ended bureaucracy on the winning side and the taxpayers on the losing side Indications are that the much lts good government and should not come under the general cozidemnation of the entire body Among those who not only spon sored the economy program in the be ginning but have supported it and fought for it consistently have been Delaware countys representatives in the House and Senate An observer writing for a Harris burg newspaper comments as follows upon the many reasons for the break down of what started to be a very fine program for the islature Political observers throughout the State are expressing regret at the out come of the session but call attention to the fact that almost half of the House and Senate has stood out for leadership undertook to do what the last special session had failed to a brake on ex pansion of government and wipe out Continued on Pase Sixteen HARRISBURG April The State Senate surprisingly today passeci the McChirc beer control measure by a vote of 35 to 8 Senators Howcll Miller Norton Pethick Piince Reed Scott and voted against the bill which deadlocked the Senate for 12 hours yesterday Opposition suddenly melted when Senator John J McClure Delaware county called up his bill out of order Debate was brief The bill then went to the House The bill drafted on lines favored by Governor Pinchot provided that county treasurers issue retail licenses find the state alcohol permit board brcwmp permits Two classes of retail permits were proposed One issued to distribu tors would permit only reputabla persons to sell uonhHoxicalins bev erages for consumption off the prem ises The other given to retailers allowed hotels clubs and bona fide catmg places to servo 32 beer at tables or lunch bars Such licensed places must have afiooispace of at least 300 square feet and accommoda tions for 10 persons at tables Fees are based on population with H distributors graded from So tn Vrd retailers from sou to S300 Mandatory provisions require treasurers to give licenses to qualified persons Appeals to the pcrmltited Local Dauphin afc the measure as giving county treasurers too much authority The brief debate was closed by Sen McClure who asked its adop tion The roll call was as For 35 Armstrong Aron Batchelor Baumer Bell Bennett Chapman Clark Crazier Gelder Harris Harvey Homshcr Continued on rage Sixteen GIBSONENV6YTO BRAZIL WASHINGTON April President Roosevelt was understood today to have choseii Hugh S Gibson as Ambassador to Brazil Gibson now is Ambassador to Bel gium ASKS FOR RECEIVERS WILMINGTON DcL April of receivers for the Henry Field Company of Shen andoah Iowa was asked in a bill of complaint on file in Chancery Court here today by the Pacific Lum ber Company of Chicago TEACHER A SUICIDE CHICAGO April Schneider 41 an unpaid Chicago school teacher died a suicide at his home on theSouthSide this morn ing Congress Today By UNITED PRESS SENATE Continues inflation debate Banking Committee meets to re port Blue Sky bill Judiciary Committee considers HOUSE Considers Home Mortgage Relief bj21 Labor Committee continues hear ings on 30hour week bill Military Committee considers na tional defense bills Commerce SubCommittee meets on Securities Protection bill Topics of Ximes Barney Stewart the big mail car rier has decided to leave his rubbers at home After months of training he decided its pretty hard to cover a fellows feet no matter how hard you try A group along the Chester pike have organized the AntiCussing Club It goes without saying that they arent golfers A child arrested here for stealing blames his father for nispredicament A child arrested lor such should blame both parents we say Three men were injured when an auto hit a tree here yesterday morning The driver should claim it was parked on the wrong side of the street Things are so bad that the bsxter plan has reached the war zone They are trading one Japanese prisoner of war for five Chinese A man here wanted a welfare order because he married a widow with six children A man like that sure needs relief HitRunner Loses Hat reads headline In a few weeks the caption will be changed to HitRunner Loses License The Weather WASHINGTON April forecast Eastern with heavy frost tonight Friday fair and warmer Western Pennsylvania Fair to night and Friday heavy frost to night slowly rising temperature Fri day and alons the lakes tonight TODAYS TEMPERFATURES 6 a m 40 11 a m 50 7 a m 41 Noon52 8 a m 43 1 p m54r 9 a m 46 2 p mT54 10 a m 48   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication