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Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 10, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE JlOXTSS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 2O328 57TH 17589 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and News of the Day Dally Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and inter national News Service INS CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY MAY 10 1933 14000 GET FULL TIME IN PLANT OFNYSHOECO Other Concerns Increase Wages and Announce New Orders Sections of Nation Seem Affected by Vanguard NEW YORK May response to President Roosevelts ap peal for industrial pay increases was reported today in United Press dis patches from widely separated cities told of rises of from 5 to i per cent Supplementing yesterdays reports of more pay for 50000 men in 25 states such industrial centers as Cleveland Detroit Philadelphia Los Angeles and Lowell Mass sent news of higher wages in automotive bak ing ice cream manufacturing dress manufacturing silk mill and chain cafeteria lines l Optimistic reports of other sorts based on expectation of stimulated prices and generally improving con ditions were plentiful A Cleveland dispatch said that for the first time in two years steel pro duction in that area had passed the half way mark rising to 54 per cent of capacity The largest monthly increase in factory employment in New York state since 1914 was reported by the state industrial commissioner A Michigan steel company with a new high mark payroll totaling 4000 announced it would hire 300 more men to carry out a replacement and construction program In line with President Roosevelts request two Philadelphia firms to day announced wage increases af fecting about 700 employes J M Biberman president of Biber man Brothers dress manufacturers announced a 5per cent increase ef fective immediately for the com panys 600 employes and Samuel Leibovitz treasurer of the Supreme Shirt company announced a 10 per cent increase effective Friday for the companys 100 operators BINGHAMPTON N YMay work for the better part of the summer has been assured for 14000 employes because of a flood Continued on Page Seven EARNSHAW AT HOME IRKED BY ORDER George Earnshaw the big right handedtwirlerofthe Athletics finally arrived in Philadelphia from Detroit today exactly 24 hours late and somewhat irked over the command of Manager Connie Mack that he in dulge in a little practice until the team begins its next weeks campaign Im in good condition Earnshaw declared adding that this difference of opinion with Mr Mack had not strained their cordial relations The husky pitcher declined to reveal where he spent all of yesterday since he had been scheduled to hop off the train in Philadelphia yesterday morn ing Earnshaw was met at the station by Mrs Earnshaw and his daughter Barbara They drove to the Earn shaw home in Swarthmore where George refreshed himself with break V I can only follow Mr Macks or ders George commented He told me to come home and get in con idition insisted even after I f told him I was in condition Earnshaw saidhe could see no rea son why he alone should have been sent home Although he hasnt been in the box much he said he could still go up on the hill and pitch a full game without difficulty He said he couldnt understand why some of the other As pitchers who havent worked consistently had not been sent along with him Earnshaw said he would work out in Shibe Park and might join the Phillies iri batting practice if there were no objections On the same train with Earnshaw was Gowel Claset the towering south paw hurler who came back for treat ment after straining his back and side in pitching practice at Detroit yesterday MOTHERS DAY SERVICE Mothers Day will be observed at the First Italian Presbyterian Church Third and Fulton streets of which Rev Dario Tedesco is pastor on Sun day A sermon appropriate to the occasion will be preached by Rev Tedesco at the morning service In the evening a special program will be given by the members of the Sunday school The evening service will begin at 745 oclock PRICE TWO CENTS 400 LEFT HOMELESS BY MAINE FIRE iocvJi Here is a graphic aerial view showing the devastation caused by the 53000000 fire that swept Ellsworth c for seven hours destroying 200 dwellings and business houses and rendering 400 homeless Oil REFINERIES IN THIS DISTRICT REPORTPROGRESS Sales Charts Indicate Rise to Level of Three Years Ago Standing Pat on Work ing Force for the Pres ent Needs The oil of hopes during the now waning economic sit a slow but certain comeback to the level of three years ago Pour refining companies with plants located in the Marcus Hook district are the heralds of joy with he news that this rise in business is nevitable because of the facts sur rounding the case The facts may be gleaned from the sales charts of any of these concerns These charts although low at times during the hree year period never reached a DOint low enough to cause a layoff or vage reduction in the industry They id reach points so low as to present a decided contrast to theever mounting being so carefully watched iy executives of the industry Officials of the four plants were nterviewed today regarding the trend oward better timesand the officials all presented the same point of view These reports presented in a com posite form were The clouds of epression are slowly but surely fioat ng away revealing the sun of better imes and increased business Our plants are running on a nor nal basis and in some cases we are A speakeasy flourishing within the shadows of the law was raided last night when County Detectives aided by State Detective Arnold McNeil stormed an establishment at Third and Orange streets Media directly in the rear of the county jail Two Negroes were arrested George Honeyville and his Nancy A Honeyville They were held in 51000 bail each by Magistrate Forwood Clark of Glenolden Complaints had been received con cerning the place for some time It is reported that several buys had secured by County officers However during the raid last night only two pints of alleged contraband and a number of empty bottles were seized as evidence The detectives who participated in the raid were M C Trestrail Charles T Smith and August Nie meyer Continued on Page Seven MORETTI CASE INQUEST Coroner J Evans Scheehle of Llan rch will conduct an inquest this fternoon in the office of Deputy Coroner George White Thirdand orris streets for the purpose of fix ng responsibility for the death of rs Catherine Moretti 28 wife of eter Moretti who died in her home arly Sunday morning following an rgument with her husband Moretti as been at liberty under to wait the action of the coroner ENGINEERING TALK A FEATURE E A Howell Graduate of P M C Addresses Local Society Members E A Howell attorney and grad uate civil engineer of Pennsylvania Military College gave an interesting discussion of his life work before members of the Phi Sigma Tau So ciety in their clubroom at 503 East Seventh street last night After Mr Howells graduation his first assignment as an engineer was to survey the railroad running from Bellwood to Ponsitoria a distance of six miles Since then he has covered thousands of miles and has been in many countries He said his first study was law but he became con nected with the engineering profes sion through a railroad job Engineering has done more to develop the world than any other science yet seldom do the names of engineers go down in history as pi oneers of any said as such really began inthe last hundred years he con tinued The word engineer is de rived from a word of Latin origin ingenium meaning a clever idea Declares in an Interview That Program Will Re store Commerce Confident That Steady March Toward Prosper ity Has Begun The program mapped out and put into effect by President Roose velt will restore the commerce and industry of the United States to its former prosperous state So declared G H Houston presi GEORGE H HOUSTON dent of the Baldwin Locomotive Works while sitting in his private of fice of the massive administration building at Eddystone The countrys business has been inoculated and we not only hope but feel confident that the inoculation will have its effect Then the country Continued on Page Seven Continued on Page Seven Lewis English of 414 Baltimore avenue Media reported to the Upper Darby police that his pocketbook containing a large sum of money had been stolen by a pickpocket while he was in a crowd in the Sixty ninth street section HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RAGES TODAY ffiLD AND TRACK INDIAN PRINCESS MEET SATURDAY IS GU3 Boys Week Committee De cides Upon Schedule for Final Events PIMLICO Mole Master Proteus SLroIIing Along My Fergus Aegis Grove Good Sense Risner Soupcon Weather clear track muddy AT CHURCHILL DOWNS Panorama Sweet Talk Transcall Clover Play Best Maid Call Ton ey O Eva Jane Missie Shadow Dawn Gertrude Lt Princess Qaeen Flora Wildair Eleanora M i The 1933 Chester Boys Week Com mittee met in the office of Walter H i Craig in City Hall yesterday afterI noon and decided to hold the post poned track and field meet Saturday morning and afternoon The schedule will be the same as that proposed for the original program last Satur day Chairman Craig had secured per mission from Lieutenant Clarence Connors of the Pennsylvania Military College to use the campus of that institution for the events The com mittee with one exception favored holding the program on Saturday Jrvin C Bupp of the Chester Y M C A being in favor of holding the affair on Friday afternoon H Elaine who has directed the Field Day activities for the past few years announced that the list of entries is larger this year than ever before Mr Elaine a prominent member of the Kiwanis Club was responsible for the smoothness with which the affair progressed last year This year he will have much more assistance than on previous occasions The postponement from last Satur day has enabled the committe to draw up a definite schedule of events The list of entries was kept open until lata Friday night and had the affair Continued on Page Seven Addresses Members of Riv erside Baptist Womens Missionary Society Delegates from all units of the Riverside Baptist Association area all of southeastern Delaware County were present In large numbers yes terday at the allday sessions of the Womans Missionary Society of the Riverside Baptist Association held in the Upland Baptist Church Upland The feature event of the sessions was an address by Princess Blue Feather a native Aztec Indian who came to the session with a plea from her people In her address she gave the Indians Impression of the Bible and the regular religions and then showed her audience something of the inner meanings of religion to the Indians as expressed by the signs and symbos which were displayed on the Indian costume she wore She said that the members of her race felt that the missionary people were assisting all colors and races but were In some measure forgetting the American Indians She said that more was needed by the Indians than the type of work done among them by the missionaries who stressed only religion and the Bible She told of a need for the development of social contact with a view toward fulfilling their needs of understanding the proper method of living under the conditions of their reservations dif VIOLATION OF PARK RULE PROVES COSTLY Continued oft Page Seven Three Philadelphians who drove a truck through Deshong Park last night were arrested by Park Guard j Ditchfield when they became dis orderly Each was fined and costs by Magistrate Honan in police court this morning The defendants were slated as Ray mond J Roller 34 Pallas street Harry McNeal 30 South Massey street and Harry Hegman of Master street The only other defendant recorded on the police blotter today was Jacob B Green of the 2500 block Lindsay street who was arrested on a warrant charging him with desertion and nonsupport He will be given a hear ing before Justice of the Peace Par sons of Parkside TINICUMFLOOD CONTROL PLANS Nation State and County Engineers Hold Confer ence at Harrisburg The proposal to use 200 men of the citizens conservation corps to im prove flood control of Darby Creek in Tinicum township Delaware county will be laid before the State Water and Power Resources Board at Harrisburg today The plan was developed at a meet ing of engineers representing the united States War Department the State and the county The State Resources Board will be asked to approve the plan which will provide for repair of dikes along Darby Creek An appropriation of TORNADO KILLS MANY IN TENN AND KY ONSWEEP Livingston and Byrdstown Report 75 Dead With BigInjured List Toll of 6 Noted at Tomp kirisville Ky Property Damage Elsewhere NASHVILLE Term May persons were re ported killed more than 100 injured and the mountain villages of Living ston and Byrdstown virtually wiped out by a tornado which ripped through the hills early today Meager reports filtering out of the devastated area today placed the dead at Livingston at 25 and the in jured at 75 Fifty were reported killed at Byrdstown TOMPKINSVILLE KyMay full force by a tornado which whipped across the state last night a large part of this town lay in ruins today with a death toll of six and more than a score of persons injured One youth was reported missing Fear was held that the toll of dead would mount National guardsmen patrolled the devastated sections today LOUISVILLE Ky May damage to property was be ing surveyed here today in the wake of high winds which lashed the city last night FLAMES DAMAGE 2 WEST END STOKES Efficient work by members of the Pelton Franklin and Hanley fire com panies kept a blaze spreading from the establishments of Peter Yandziak at 29X3 and 2915 West Third street to adjoining properties The flames broke out at 340 a m m the clothing store of Yandziak at 2913 West Third street and had spread rapidly before an alarm was sent in Smoke and poor entrance facilities handicapped the firemen at the start The flames spread to a shoe store adjoining before the firemen arrived Unable to prevent the loss of the goods in thetwo stores the firemen battled to prevent the fire from reaching the second floor or spread ing to adjacent properties in the block The blaze had started in the front part of the store and as this was the only entrance the firemen had to center their attack on that point Arriving rain and wind storm added to the difficulties of the fire men who managed to bringthe flames under control after nearly two hours work The fire was completely out at 530 a m Both stores are owned by Mr Yaiidziak The damage was roughly estimated at about The stock in the two establishments was com pletely destroyed Collingdale School Board afc Us monthly meeting last night In the school building at Parker and Clif tonavenues fixed the tax rate at 30 mills of which eight mills is set aside for sinking fund and 22 mills for gen eral fund This represents a reduc ion of one mill in the rate for 1932 vith 25 7nills for general fund and six mills for sinking fund The per capita tax was abolished in the school district a year ago Maxim MacQueen representing an nsurance company addressed the board regarding a plan which he claimed would effect a big saving on nsurance rates for the schools Pres dent Patton appointed a committee consisting of J Roy Young Samuel Calmer and Paul Spahr to Investigate he plan Supervising Principal Joseph C reported a total enrollment for April of 1451 WORDS OF PRAISE FOR COUNTY C OF C AFTER TWO MONTHS Continued on Page Seven The Weeks Work weekly publica ion of the National Chamber of Commerce gives the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce considerable pace in this weeks Issue The aper quotes the report of William D Cason superintendent of the Marcus Hook plant of the Sun Oil Co who was a delegate to the recent conven tion held in Washington D C In his remarks Mr Mason cited the saving effected in municipal govern mental affairs as the result of the in terest taken in such by the local Chamber during the early part of the year Twice as much space is allotted the local delegates discourse over that given to Chambers of Commerce in cities the size of St Louis Mo DrVORCE SUIT IN RENO RENO Nev May for divorce was filed late yesterday by Frances Hershey Landis Lancas ter Pa against Nelson S Landis charging cruelty They were married in Rohrerstown Par October 18 1932 BANKING CODES MAY BECOME LAW Though Considered Defec tive Pinchot Will Be Ad vised to Sign It HARRISBURG May Although the 1933 Legislature ex tracted many teeth from the bank Ing and the banking department codes Dr William D Gordon State Secretary of banking will advise the Governor to sign both Gordon upheld the legislation which has drawn severe criticism as a step in the right direction He Is far from satisfied with the codes as they were rushed through on the final day of the recent session But despite his displeasure he believes they will give the banking depart Continaed on Page Seven ROOSEVELT BILLS All in Line for Action Be fore End of the Week Farm Measure Leads May Four of President RoosevcHs major reconstruction bills appeared today o be in line for passage by Congress jcfore the end ol the week with the Senate expected to stark the clearing process by abandoning its price fixing amendment to the administration arm relief bill The House yesterday approved the work of Us farm relief conferees and at the request of the administration emphatically rejected the price fixing proposal Chairman Smith of the Senate conferees said he would ask the Senate today for further instruc tions The Senate is expected to sur render on the amendment would empower the government to guarantee farmers a reasonable profit on crops consumed In the domestic market With thai last obstacle out of the way the farm bill with its Inflation rider would go to President Roose velt for signature quickly He would have power to issue of Treasury notes to arrange for Fed eral Reserve purchase of 000 of Government securities to re duce the value of the gold dollar by 50 per cent and to coin silver at any ratio desired A rider would permit acceptance of in silver for war debts due June 15 The farm sections of the measure provide a mortgage re financing program and jive the gov ernment power to supervise farm pro duction Two other bills passed by both Continued on Seven SHAMOKIN BANKER DIES SHAMOKIN pa May Edward Brennan 84 president of the National Dime Bank of Shamokin was dead at his home here today INAUGURATION AT CENTURY CLUB Gen Price in Flag Talk Prior to Installation of Officers BONUS MARCHERS SPLITCWPLANS Rival Factions Converge on Washington for New Convention WASHINGTON May Rival factions of rhe bonus army of 1933 were converging on the capital today while the administration strove to prevent trouble by reconciling dif ferences among their leaders Harold Foulkrod a leader In last years bonus expedition was at the head of a band of 100 that trudgcc from Baltimore and were due here today These veterans declared they would have nothing to do with the march sponsored by tho veterans liaison committee and would refuse to go to a camp being prepared by the gov ernment at Port Hunt Va 11 miles down the Potomac Straggling groups of the commit tees forces were coming Into town to be registered at temporary head quarters established oa Pennsylvania avenue near the scene of last years bonus riots The committee said 300 were here already It promised to find quarters for them until prepara tions were completed at Fort Hunt Government reports were said to estimate that 6000 veterans would be here for next weeks convention sponsored by the liaison committee Foulkrod however said many times that number would answer his call for new march on Washington Brig Gen Frank T Hmes director of veterans affairs arranged a con ference with Foulkrod at the request of the White House In an effort to induce him to send his men to Fort Hunt along with the others OMAHA Neb May UP While a new bonus army converged on Washington today Walter W Wa ters commander of the 1932 B K F Issued a statement urging all ex service men to have no part in the trek Waters pleaded with his former comrades to uphold the hand of Pres idenfc Roosevelt who he said is rap Idly bringing order out of chaos A large audience of club members In attendance at the New Century Club meeting yesterday afternoon witnessed the making of club history They saw the concluding moments of Mrs Samuel C Hannas successful administration as president they saw the new executive Mrs Fraley N Weidner inducted into office they heard the stirring address of Major General Wlliam G Price Jr retired and they joined in saluting the hand some silk flag the gift of Miss Katherine Stevenson to the club In addition to these events there was the added delight of a fine musical recital given by three artists and the Interchange of greetings at the reception and tea which brought the afternoon to a close The presentation of the flag was the opening feature The silk banner was brought to the platform under escort of uniformed girl scouts Mar garet De Haven and Peggy Colhpun accompanied by Senior Scout offi cials Mrs William Kuebler and Mrs Continued on Eight IT S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON May The treasury net balance for May 8 was Expenditures that day were Customs re ceipts for the month through May 3 were 5550074048 FOR BEER SELLERS License Application Blanks Will Be Ready for Dis tribution Friday Prospective sellers of 32 beer may obtain application blanks for licenses at Media any time from Friday on it has been announced by County Treasurer William Dickel who ac cording to the new State law is authorized to issue the licenses The application blanks are being printed following a form by authorities at Harrisburg They must be filled out and returned to the treasurer not later than May 25 if licenses are to be obtained for use on June 1 when the new state law becomes effective A fee of must accompany each application which goes into the county treasury If the retailers place of business is in a township or municipality of less than 1500 popu lation the license fee will be For populations of 1500 to 10000 the fee is and from 10000 to 50000 the fee Is In places with a pop ulation over 50000 of which Chester is the only place in this county the retailers feejis The local mu nicipality receives the license fee ex cept in second class townships when the fee goes to the county Licenses for distributors approxi mate half of the fees for retailers Broadly speaking a retailer is desig nated as one who will sell beer to be consumed on the premises or in Continued on Page Seven IRE OF MAYOR WARD AROUSED BY INTERFERENCE Objects to Appeals Made in Behalf of Disgruntled Police Officers Says in Official Letter Men Can Quit if They Dont Like Job In plain English if you dont your job resign That is the substance of a letter ad dressed to members of the Chester police department yesterday by Mayor William Ward Jr following numerous telephone calls to his of fice and letters addressed to him by bankers and others who seemto have a particular interest in the latest re assignment of patrolmen to beats The order or rather the letter sent to police scation and which was cap ontd Suggestion to Members of the Department meaning the po lice department of which the mayor The office of the mayor is not in wlth that oflicers on new assignments be returned to former posts recent Or3er issued was sug gested after careful consideration by the superintendent of police with the Basing the efficiency of and and tending toward better service This order was approved by the 3 pSlke proinuteated by the chief retire from the service An officer dissatisfied and rebel several days devising a whSh would tend to create a bSter nTorale Continued on Page Seven SHOWERS WARMER WEATHER FORECAST Showers and warmer Is the predic tion today in a temperature here yesterday was 61 degreesafc 315 p m and the lowest was 47 afc HP of 54 was seven degrees below normal for the date Sunrise today was at a m and sunset will be afc p 5 Eastern Daylight Saving Time Congress Today By UNITED 1 SENATE PRESS Committee con Resolution SubCommittee resumes hearings in Harriman bank inquiry Interstate Commerce Committee ra HOUSE Committee considers 30hour WCGJC hearing oa railroad reorganization Topics of Ti noes Movies derived a million dollars out of the last Presidential campaign Republicans wish they could say the same thing Charlie Lindbergh Colonel to you was forced down by a sandstorm In fc takes Plenty of grit to im pede that boys progress We wouldnt be a bit surprised to ee baseball magnates postpone the starting of next season until winter is over Penn students during a recent poll voted that war is a foolish waste Many doughboys who never went to college know that Our unsolicited slogan for the ap proaching World Economic Confer ence would be More amity and less Calamity A news note says they are paving oncord road between Central ave nue and Butler street We refuse to jet excited until we read they intend to pave West Second street Mayor Ward says dissatisfied cops should quit Wonder if he means quit oafing or visiting places where they jet what they askfor Our editor tells us there are less spring poets this year We Imagine most of em were killed off last year The Weather WASHINGTON May Pennsylvania Fair and somewhat cooler tonight Thurs day cloudy with occasional rain Thursday afternoon and night Western and somewhat cooler except near Lake Eric tonight Thursday occasional rain TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m5211 a m 62 7 a m54Noon 64 8 a m57 i p m 66 9 a m 58 2 p m 68 10 a m 60
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