Chester Times, May 9, 1933

Chester Times

May 09, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 9, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE 10NT3S ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17588 Dally Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA TUESDAY MAY 9 1933 WA GE RISES GIVEN BY MANY PLANTS O VER THEN A TION Buying Power of 50000 Workers in the States Disclosed in Growth of Confidence Reflected in Optimistic Fore Sees Turn for Better Increases Range From 5 to 20 Per Cent and Include Automobile Textile Manufactories and General Industrys Answer to Roosevelt Attack on Depression A wave of wagR Increases raising the buying power of 50000 workers in twentyfive states was industrys an swer today to President Roosevelts vigorous attack on the depression A United Press survey disclosed a widespread growth of confidence re flected in optimistic forecasts as well as in the raises of pay Henry Ford announcing his faith in the new deal by his first a d vertising campaign in more than a year echoed the sentiments of other manufacturers in the words We have made a complete turn around and at last Americas face is toward the future The most impressive move toward restoration of buying power was taken by Erret Loban Cord president of the E L Cord Corporation who an nounced within 12 hours after Mr Roosevelts public review of his first eight weeks in office that all Cord units would raise wages 5 per cent on May 10 The turn of events that has taken place in our country under President Roosevelts guidance did not just hap pen Cord said These changed con ditions are coming about to a great extent due tothe Presidents logged persistence to balance the budget and restore purchasing power There is definite evidence that the Presidents program is well on its way toward its goal It behooves all American busi ness to support his program The Cord companies affected by the increase are American Airways Inc Aviation Corporation A u b u r n Automobile Company Lycoming Manufacturing Company Stinson Aircraft Corpora tion Duesenberg Inc Spencer Heater Company L G S Devices Corporation Columbia Axle Com pany Central Manufacturing Com pany and the Limousine Body Com pany Another Interstate organization moving toward predepression wage and salary levels was the Columbian Peanut Company which announced increases of from 10 to 20 per cent for its 2000 employes in 26 mills spread through five states A definite upward trend was discerned by the Continued on Page Ten JUSTICE IN KIDNAP CASE Early Trial of Buck Broth ers in Mclfrath Abduc tion to Be Sought HARWICH Mass May Speedy justice as an example to deter other kidnapers became the goal to day as state detectives and District Attorney William moved to clear up final details of the case against the Buck brothers abductors Peggy McMath Crossley predicted that the trial would be over and the case ended withintwo months Within two weeks a Grand Jury in special session is expected to hear the evidence against Kenneth Buck 27 unemployed chauffeur charged with kidnaping with intent to extort and hisbrother Cyril charged with extortion under threats The men pleaded not guilty yesterday in Prov incefeown District Court and were ordered held in bail each The case was continued for hearing May 22 It was expected the hearing Continued on Page Ten REPORTS SINKING OF SOVIET ICEBREAKER MOSCOW May of the Russian Icebreaker Ruslan with a heavy toll of life was revealed to day The ship which recently partici pated in eorts of salvaging the Ice breaker Malygin sank with her entire crew of 38 on April 24 when caught in a storm between Spitsbergen and Murmansk HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY United Press AT CHURCHILL DOWNS Beau Tod Catch On Brown Toney Chief Pilot Spring Station Little Urchin Be Shy Hunter Lyon a Nightingale Pharamaid Abby Lasty Billy Jones Squall Tela 6 Easter Parade Pete Threat Hopu Iikit Elmira Blacknosc Navanod Johnny Shaw Aladdins Dream PharaheacL Oak Marge Piety Spanish Slipper Dixie Bee Fergus Off Weather cloudy track heavy Earnshaw Fails To Arrive Home George Earnshaw of Swarth more the big righthander pitcher of the Philadelphia Athletics sent home from Detroit by Connie Mack yesterday for a littlemore practice in Shibe tem porarily among missing today when he failed to make an appear ance on the train which was ex pected to bring him home He was unreported at his home early this afternoon George believes Mack ordered him sent home as a disciplinary measure but out in Detroit Mr Mack said he wanted George to tone up a little and get In condi tion for hurling Earnshaw was ordered to work out in the park every day until Monday when the Athletics begin a series with Cleve land NAZIS DRAFT NEW CHURCH SCHEME Would Take in Present Lutheran Bodies and Be Headed by Bishop BERLIN May ruling Nazi party drafted a scheme today for a Reichs church that would bar all EvangelicalChristians ofnon Aryan membership The plans of the Naziparty usually become the official plans of the Reich The scheme aimed at the establish ment of a Evangelical Reich Church for Aryan Christians and for German Aryan Christians living abroad It would recognize the Sov ereignty of the National Socialist State and would be ready to preach the Gospel In the third Reich It would take in the present Lutheran Church and the Calvinist Congre gations The latter however would be allowed to maintain special char acteristics The church would be headed by a Bishop residing at Wittenberg where Martin Luther preached The draft proposed the Evangelical con gregations adopt a constitution for the new church in accordance with Nazi plans and elect a first Bishop October 31 The draft specified that only Nazis would be permitted to present candi dates It provided that all members of the congregations who enjoyed the franchise for state elections would be allowed to vote except Evangelical Christians of nonAryan descent USEQUALIZATION FUND OF 4 BILLION SEEN TO BUY GOLD London Newspaper Say America Will Follow British Exchange Plan World Watches Dutch Guilder Muddle May Af fect France and Others L O N DON May world of finance watched the Dutch guilder with the keenest anxiety to day believing that activities of spec ulators in the foreign exchange market combined with large with drawals of gold for hoarding and the contiuued flight of gold from Hol land might cause the Dutch govern ment to declare an embargo on the yellow metal Such a course would lead to the abandonment of the gold standarc by France Belgium and Switzerland the only other important countries remaining on gold exchange experts feared Holland was putting up a stubborn fight to maintain the position of the guilder or florin which has been con sidered the worlds strongest cur rency because it is almost completely covered by gold reserves Dutch commercial banks widened the dis count rate on future dealings on bona fide trade transactions If the outflow of gold continued speculators would pay the extra dis count to continue their raids it wa forecast The American dollar showed sud den strength in trading today open ing at to the pound and clos ing at a loss for the pound of cents since Saturday The Dutch guilder lost against the pound opening at 840 and closing at 841 M The French franc after opening weaker at 86 to the pound recovered and closed at 85 The flight of Dutch gold reached new heights yesterday with heavy private purchasesEven peasant were lined upin front of banks to buy gold coins in large quantities It was suggested that Holland might follow Frances example and obtain a large foreign loan with which to support the Guilder The London Daily Express under the banner line Great Gold Muddle Begins pointed out that a great in ternational underway scramble for gold was The newspaper said it had been informed the United States was about Continued on Page Ten DRUGGISTS WARNED OF NEW RACKET WASHINGTON May Medicinal liquor may be prescribed in any quantity for periods of ninety days under regulations issued by the Industrial Alcohol Bureau today to carry out the terms of the Celler law For ordinary prescriptions quanti ties sufficient to meet the medicinal needs of the patient1 for a period of 30 days were specified If a patients medicinal needs will continuefor a longer period in the opinion of the physician special prescriptions may be issued for the 90 day period Special prescriptions must be en dorsed by the physician who is re quired to notify the supervisor of per mits within 24 hours Police here were advised today to warn local druggists against two im posters who have successfully worked a brand new racket on druggists throughout Pennsylvania The racketeers are doing business ivith druggists only Their scheme is X convince the druggist that they are joing to place an electric refrigerator in his store leaving a bunch of keys one to be given to every customer making a 50cent purchase Later on all the keys are collected and the holder of the key that unlocks the refrigerator receives the electrical de vice If the druggist accepts the tempting offer he is asked for to cover the cost of the keys This money is demanded in advance and when he pays the trick is completed The imposters never return They introduce themselves as rep resentatives of the Buckey Refrigera tor Company df Mansfield Ohio There is no such company known in the Ohio city STATE HOSPITAL The sixtieth semiannual meeting of the association and trustees and medical superintendents of Penn sylvania state and incorporated hos pitals for Mental Diseases and De fects will be held at the Elwyn Training school on Friday May 26 The morning session will open at 10 oclock with an inspection of the in stitution to be followed by an ex hibition by the school children and then a liiicheon lutic In there will be a SON IS BENEFICIARY The estate of Mrs Elizabeth Rathman ate of 1001 Highland ave nue this city estimated at is left to a son John W Rathman in her will probated at Media The will directs that be paid to William T Buck a soninlaw died on April 28 Mrs Rathman business session with reports of various committees to be followed by a scientific program by state and na tional experts concluding with a round table conference 9uincv Thomas trustee of the Nomstown State Hospital is president of the association HEAVY STORM HITS MIDDLE OHIO TOWNS DAYTON O May heavy storm across Middle Ohio today left a path of property damage and injuries in Daytons west side Half a dozen persons were taken to hos pitals with minor injuries Loss to property owners was esti mated at more than Jokers in Beer Bill May Return OldTime Saloon REPAIRS TO DIKES WILL BE DISCUSSED County Engineer George Wright expects to meet Captain Harry Tunis engineer of the War Department from Washington in Media today and will go with him to Harrisburg to discuss Tinicum flood conditions with officials of the State Depart ment of Forests and Waters It is probable that Captain Tunis will confer with County Commission ers Drewes Hunter and Desmond be fore starting for Harrisburg The county has agreed to furnish gravel and dirt to be used in the work of repairing the dikes along Darby creek The War Department it is expected will furnish men and a barge for the work The appropria tion bill passed by the Legislature in cludes an item of introduced by Senator John J McClure of this county for work to be done by the Department of Forests and Waters Engineer Wright and Captain Tunis will discuss plans for an early start on the work of repairing the dikes through which high water has poured in recent weeks flooding thousands of acres of Tinicum township land Yesterdays heavy rains imperiled the dikes almost to the breaking point PHILLIES CALL OFF GAMES The scheduled doubleheader be tween the Phillies and Cincinnati was postponed today in Philadelphia BASEBALL PLAYER INJURES HIS NECK Hurled on his head after a cleat o his baseball shoe caught on the first base bag resulted in Charles McClel land 19 or 432 Pain street being taken out of the Feltori Hose Chemi cal CompanySupplee Dairies basebal game at Feltonville Sunday and his admission to the Chester Hospita where it was found he had sustainec neck injuries Young McClelland sou of Georgi B McClelland Sr foremun of streets in the city department of streets and public improvements has been a member of the fire company tenn since last season and had played the three games this season with the flre mens team He was admitted for observation and later discharged McClelland well known as an ath lete has played on representative teams of the Boys Club of Chester both football and baseball and other teams in the amateur field FOG HAMPERS VESSELS because of cold weather and grounds A double header scheduled for tomorrow wet was Wide Scope of Work Re ported at Meeting Board of Directors of At a meeting of the Child Health Center held in the headquarters of the West End branch 1014 West Sec ond street yesterday afternoon the board of directors announced that there is a pressing need for a baby carriage to be used in bringing a child suffering from the effects of infantile paralysis to the clinic for treatment The mother of the child also a victim of the disease is unable to get the child to and from the clinic un less means of transportation of this kind are provided through the gen erosity of some charitably inclined person who may have a coach they would care to donate According to Mrs Anna M Brice supervisor the case is one that has created unusual interest among physicians connected with the clinic The case was first treated at the clinic and then referred to the orth opedic clinic of the Chester Hospital wherethe child was given treatment to whichlt respondedBraces pair of crutches have been provided Continued on Page Ten SEEKING TO SOLVE SLAYING OF NEGRO Assistant County Detective Rae Kaplan and city detectives have worked untiringly during the past 36 lours running down every clue that night lead to the solution of the murder of Walter Perkinson Negro formerly of the 200 block Flower street whose body was found along the tracks of the Pennsylvania rail oad near Highland avenue yester day morning Perkinsons skull was ractured and his throat slashed One clue yesterday which later proved a dud led to the arrest of seven Negroes Police raided a house on Market street near Mary street and for atime believed they were on he rgiht track when they found bloodstains in one of the rooms Con tant grilling of the suspects showed hey werenot connected with the nurder but had been engaged in a drunken brawl Two of the seven suspects Claude Woodbury and John Johnson ad A heavy fog which settled down on the Delaware river yesterday shortly after noon interfered with shipping in the channel All vessels moving up and down the river ns well as the steamers operated bv the Wilson line moved slowly until the fog began to life late in the after noon Many of the small boats along the shore hi this city Essington nnc Marcus Hook remained fast to their moorings all day AT MAY MARKET Special Feature Arranged for Hospital Fete Thursday May 25 on and each was fined and costs when arraigned for hearing in police court last evening The other five were assessed the costs on charges of being inmates of a disorderly house Detective Kaplan today stated he believes he has solved the murder and expects to make an early arrest The uspected slayer is thought to be in hideout in New Jersey where Jer ey state police are hunting him SLANDER SUIT DISMISSED WASHINGTON May District Supreme Court Justice Proc xr dismissed today a slander uit against Senator Huey Long Dem La brought by Gen Samuel T An ell On Thursday May 25 the Chester Hospital May Markec will be held on the the institution at Ninth and Barclay streets and one of the features will be the Chester High School Marionettes They will present an original ver sion of Cinderella and a group of variety numbers including a oneact play starring Mickey Mouse The production will be under the auspices of the Art Club of the high school with Miss Myra Boyle directing and under the chairmanship of Mrs George W Pedlow The perform ances will be given at 4 and 7 oclock This production will be a real nov elty for kiddles and for grownups too and capacity crowds are antici pated at each of the two perform ances The high school students in the program have been carefully selected for their special ability and have been rehearsing and studying for some time even going to Phila delphia to view a Continental per formance of a similarprogram Other departments of the May Market are progressing nicely and in a short time final plans will be ready The May Market as almost every one knpws is conducted for the pur pose of securing revenue to aid the hospital in discharging debts on its buildings or planning for de partments as money secured from the State or from the Welfare Fed eration of Chester and Vicinity can be used for maintenance only CARS DAMAGED OCCUPANTS UNHURT WILL DISCUSS FIELD DAY PLANS Boys Week Committee WiH Meet in City Hall This Afternoon City Commissioner Walter H Craig hairrnan of the Chester Boys Week 3pmmittee hascalled a meeting of hat body for this afternoon at 4 clock in his offices in City Hall At hat time preparations will be made or the Field Day events that will Anautomobile operated by Elwood P Leatherbury of Media and one driven by William A Guy Negro of Central avenue this city collided at the Third and Lloyd streets intersec tion about 1220 a m this morning Leatherbury was traveling north on Lloyd street and Guy was traveling West on Third street Though both cars were badly damaged none of the occupants was injured The Guy car which mounted the sidewalk on the northwest side of Third street was towed away Leatherbury was able to remove his car and reported the accident at City Hall No arrests were made BONUS ARMY MARCH NEW YORK May were completed today by the Veter ans Force a new bonus army organization for a march on Washington starting tomorrow Officials of the group indicated they expected 1000 men to leave GOLDEN EAGLES MEET EASTON Pa May Sev eral hundred delegates gathered in Easton today for the annual state ses sion of the Ladies of the Golden Eagle and the Knights of the Golden EagleT HURLED UNDER TRUCK Occupant of Rear Seat of Motorcycle Takes Header When Bike Skids Harvey Jackson 721 Penneli street had a remarkable escape from seri ous injuries and possible death last evening when he was catapulted from the tandem seat of a motor cycle at Ninth and Engle streets COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY SPEAKER Norris W Vaux M D clinical pro f of the Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia will address the members of the Delaware County Medical Society at their inonthly meeting to be held at the Chester Hospital Thursday evening which will begin at o clock Daylight Saving Time will be in charge of Dr Harry C Donahoo of this city president of the organization GETS BIG LOBSTER ATLANTIC CITY May A 21 pound lobster one of the larg est ever caught here has been sent to President Roosevelt by Alfred J Perkins postmaster HARRISBURG Pa May The dark green blinds the heavy cur tains and the opaque windows of the oldtime Pennsylvania saloon may still protect patrons from public view in establishments licensed under the new beer control law effective June I it was said today Students of the bill found that the clause requiring that the room in which beverages are served be at all times visible and accessible to the use and accommodation of the general contained no mentfon of the vantage point of the visibility Some reasoned that the visible nature of the drinking room of a re tailers premises may be taken to mean visible from the righthand corner of the room orfrom the cashiers desk or from any other Continued on Paje Tea Complete the Boys Week program and rolled beneath a thrceandone The original date set for last Saturi talfton truck The driver stooped day was postponed because of the the lumbering vehicle as the front heavy rains The new date will be subject to the availability of the campus of Pennsylvania Military College the use of the field having been donated tothe Boys Week Committee by the college authorities The heavy spring schedule of the local school in ath letics and military tactics may limit the use of the campus The original schedule called for a program of approximately four hours duration Championships in track to be decided in this meet Individ the deciding of team champions In addition to the track and fleld events several boy exhibitions areto be staged One is the Parade of the Nations similar to the event at the Continued on Page Ten wheels touched Jackson who sus tained bruises of the chest for treat ment of which he was admitted to the Chester Hospital Jackson was riding behind Ber tram McCord 233 Cornell avenue Swarthmore both youths returning from their places of employment in Marcus Hook When they reached Engle street they stopped for a traf fic light and shortly after starting away McCord drove past the truck on the right side and then swung left to pass a transportation bus In trying to pass the busthe wheels of the motor bike skidded in the car tracks and unseated Jackson Both McCord and the truck driver William McMurray 33 of 6321 Ditt man street Philadelphia were rested but released in their own recognizance to appear for a hear ConUmted on Page Ten SCHOOL BOARD OFFERS SITE FOR NEWPOSTOFFICE Asks for Ground and Three Buildings at Fifth and Welsh Sts Amount Is Less Than Original Price Site Is Central Property now occupied by the Starr Harvey and Hoskins school buildings on the east side of Welsh street south of Fifth street will be offered by the Chester School Dis trict to the United States Govern ment for the sum of to be included in n proposed grouping of properties to be offered as a site for a new postofflce Action was taken concerning the ofTer of the site last evening at a meeting of the school directors held in the Larkin building Broad and Crosby streets The president of the board and the secretary were author ized to communicate the offer of to the United States Gov ernment in such form ns the Gov ernment may require the offer to be made and the resolution concerning the offer also contained the stipula tion that no commission be paid by the school district to nny person If the deal Is consummated The sec retary was also authorized to fur nish to any individual requiring such a document a copy of the formal resolution of offer The school district property was described as containing the three schools and a frontage on Fifth street of 142 feet and 169 feet on the offer came up Welsh street Discussion of following the reading by President Charles P Lark in Jr of a communi cation from William M Hunter realtor who asked the permission of the board to as agent in including their property in the assembling of properties in the locality preparatory to making a general offer of the site to the government He suggested the value of bringing the longneeded and much discussed public building to this city and advised the directors that price would be an important in fluence toward consideration of the site at the present time His sugges tion to the board members concern ing the price to be asked for the property at the present time was Consideration of theletter was referred to an executive session which resulted in the price of Continued on Page Ten owners tioning SHOTS ENLIVENED CHASE IN WESTEND Revolver shots fired by police dur ing a chase after five suspected Ne gro coke thieves ab Front and Nor ris streets last night disturbed the stillness of the night and caused one of the men pursued to lose his shoes One of the quintet was captured along with two trucks The prisoner Is slated as Joshua Smith 35 of Third and Edwards streets one of the truck He is being held for ques The quiet approach of the trucks as they coasted down Norris street first attracted the attention of a night watchman He hid in the shadows and watched the mens movements When he saw five alight near the riverfront and attempt to break a street light there he summoned po icc A detall70f detectives and pa trolmen sped to the scene but as they approached the five Negroes leaped over fences and around buildings their speed being accelerated by whizzing bullets that whistled close to them One of the trucks held by police jears no license tags They learned he owner bought the ancient relic from a junk dealer two weeks ago he admitted but has never driven it He will have to explain Its presence at Front and Norris streets SEEK GIRL RUNAWAYS Polfce in this section today were asked to be on the lookout for two girls from Williamsport Pa who ran away from home and are believed to be heading for Washington D C The girls are Sylvia Mathcws 18 short dark complexion She wore a blackcoat over a green flowered dress and Ruby Hartsock n said to be big or her age who has straight red bobbed hair blue eyes She wore a dark blue coat and light blue hat WELFARE COUNCIL Mrs William Ward Jr of this city chairman of arrangements now be ng made for the annual meeting of he Delaware County Welfare Coun cil which will be held in connection a luncheonmeeting in the Y W 2 A building Seventh and Sproul treets Friday The luncheon will be served at 1230 oclock Ten members of the board of directors of the Child Health Center of this city will be in attendance PRICE TWO CENTS BRITAIN ACCEPTS U S PROPOSAL OF TR UCE ON TARIFF Decision Communicated to Norman H Davis Roosevelts Personal Ambassador in the House of in Speech on Foreign Affairs Advises Silence at Present on War Debts Ques Clear Understanding Between England and United States on World Eco nomic Conference LONDON May Great Bntnln accepted today the United States proposal for a tariff truce until the opening of the world eco nomic conference The acceptance was communicated to Norman H Davis President Roosevelts personal ambassador to Europe in the House of Commons Just before an important speech on foreign affairs by Prime Minister J Ramsay MncDonald MacDonald Sir John Simon foreign secretary and Walter Runciman president of the Board of Trade jointly conferred with Davis before the session What reservations or stipulations were made in connection with the British acceptance were not dis same time MacDonald warned that the debt difficulty must be removed at once before the world economic conference opens or the conference is doomed to failure His doubleedged statement was in terpreted in some quarters ns an offer to yield on the tariff question if the United States would yield on debts closed At the Whatever happens MacDonald told the House the United States and ourselves now clearly understand other We shall enter with a Cull determination to do everything wo can to make the World Economic conferencea success and thereafter continue to help to remove fear from the hearts of the Pacific nations of Europe 4 States has agreed if the disarmament conference comes to anything like a satisfactory Issue to take its port in consultative pacts the effect of which wiU be to increase the security of Europe and the safety or threatened nations against war MacDonald advised silence afc pres ent on the war debts issue The prospects of success in the very delicate matters that must be faced without delay he said would not be improved by my making full statements about what is goingon in a tentative purely noncommittal way PARIS May nego ueKU tiatlons were launched by the French Continued on Page Ten NEGRO KILLED BY TRAIN AT TRAINER Shortly after 1130 a m today an unidentified Negro was struck anc Instantly killed byan electric train on the tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad in tho vicinity of Marcus Hook creek Trainer The train was northbound and the engineer C H Johnson saw the Negro starting across the tracks He sounded the whistle and expected the man to stop his progress toward the rails on which tho train was running Tho man did tnofc heed the warn ing the engineer said and he stepped directly in the path of the train Members of the traincrew alighted and removed the mangled body from the tracks while Johnson summonec the yardmaster of the district H E Mentzer The latter permitted the train with Johnson at thecontrols to proceed to Philadelphia and then summoned R P Cloud coroner of Marcus Hook who took charge of the body and removed it to his morgue on Market street Marcus Hook An examination failed to reveal any clues as to the Identity of the man John son slated that as the train ncared him the negro threw his hands high above his head and stepped in front of the locomotive The victim was about five feet 6 Inches tall and weighed about 165 pounds He wore gray plaid trousers and a faded blue shirt blue socks and heavy working shoes PHYSICIANS AUTO DAMAGED BY FIRE District firemen were called out shortly before noon today to ex tinguish a fire which slightly dam aged the motor car of Dr W J Padgett which was parked outside the Booker T Washington school Seventh street and Central avenue Dr Padgett is the school physician and was making his daily visit of in spection at the time the fire occurred A pedestrian noticed smoke coming from the car and ran to Box No 321 at Seventh street and Central ave nue and turned in an alarm The firemen quickly extinguished the flames with chemicals BOXER DIES AFTER BOUT NEW ORLEANS May Jack Holland 24 former Tulane University football and boxing star who turned professional fighter died of a brain hemorrhage today after being injured last night in a six round fight with Tony MarulJo at the ollseum Arena STATE TAX REFUNDS HARRISBT7RG Pa May unds in excess of made by the Board of Finance and Revenue in Harrlsburg during April included Corporation tax refunds in form of County National Bank of Chester and the Viscose Company Marcus Kook 3265 Payment of Delinquent School Taxes Is Impera tive Employes in the offices of the sec retary of the city school district are busily engaged at present sending out more than 10000 printed letters rom the president of the school board addressed to the parents of all children in the district concerning he urgent need for the collection of taxes due the district The letters were folded and sealed n envelopes to be distributed to each school and then to be given by the eachers to all pupils in their classes to be taken home to the parents The form letters tell of theefforts of the school directors to do all In their power to give the children of the city a good education in the present days of financial stress Attention Is called to the fact that the board has made economies on everyside be cause of present conditions and de spite these economies they have con Continued on Page PRICE OF BREAD GOES UP A CENT CLEVELAND May retail price on onepound loaves of bread increased one cent a loaf today in many Independent stores to six cents The increase followed the action of large commercial bakeries in rais ing the wholesale price of onepound loaves to five cents from four cents Prices of other loaves were not af fected The large bakeries said the rise in the cost of wheat and other ingredients was responsible U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON May The treasury net balance for May 6 was Expenditures that day were Customs re ceipts for the month through May 6 were WARMER WEATHER FORECAST FOR AREA Cloudy skies are predicted today with slowly rising temperature in Eastern Pennsylvania New Delaware and Maryland There will be occasional rain this afternoon or tonight and tomorrow The highest temperature here yes terday was 59 degrees at a m and the lowest was 45 at 6 p m Tho aver age of 52 was eight degrees below normal for the date and one degree below the average May 8 last year Maximum temperaturefor the date is 91 established In 1930 and mini mum 40 In 1898 Sunrise today afc551 a m and sunset will be at 803 Eastern Daylight Saving vTime KILLS gWO DIES A SUICIDE PLAINFIELD N UP men were dead today because a landlord objected to the way his tenants ran their laundry business Theodore J Zeller the landlord shot and killed K I Faucett and his son James 23 and then died a suicide p Congress Today By UNITED PRESS SENATE In recess until Wednesday noon Banking subcommittee considers Roosevelt home mortgage relief plan Interstate commerce committee opens hearings oil railroad reorgani zation bill Finance committee considers tax HOUSE Debates independent offices appro priation bill on Judiciary committee hearing municipal bankruptcy bill Military affairs committee hearing on national defense Topics of Times Now that the big kidnaping case ia cleared up keepers in the Massachu setts state prisonwill bepassing the Bucks for the next 20 years The cops on the case did good work Tney not only got the ran som money backbut got a couple of Bucks in addition Hop shortage threatens says a news dispatch Doesnt seem possible with so many people talking as if they were full of it Writer says Hitler has never been known to say anything funny in a speech Dont know That business about Germany not being really icked in the war sounds kind of funny to us Russians want American farmers to show em how to raise grain Of course that doesnt include chia alfalfa It Is now possible to get beer in 30 states Todate most drinkershave been finding It in a very weak state While they will cost more beer icenses will not be as expensive as some marriage licenses Dr Clyde King says he win battle Pinchot for ousting him Is it pcssibla that he waited until the governor signed the bill legalizing 15round bouts The Weather WASHINGTON May Weather forecast E a s t e r it Showers tonight and tomorroyn slowly rising temperature Western Pennsylvania Showers onigrht and probably Wednesday morning somewhat warmer in south portion tonight cooler in southwest wrtion Wednesday TODAYS TEMPERATURES 8 a mJ 4811 a m 53 7 a m 52Noon 54 8 am 52 1p m 55 8 aan 51 2 p m 55 10 a ra 50 ;