Chester Times, May 11, 1933

Chester Times

May 11, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 11, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE 10XTHS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Beat of the Day 67TH 17590 Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press CUP and International News Service CHESTER PA THURSDAY MAY 11 1933 TWENTYTWO PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS TRADE TRUCE HUGE INDUSTRY i PEGGY THRILLS SCHOOLMATES WITH KIDNAP STORY SIGNING HELD BILL AGREED TO UP BY GERMANY Eight Nations Expected to Approve Proposal of the United States BY ROOSEVELT Measure Involves Planning and Cooperative Su pervision by U S C onf er ence Postponed j Public Works Expenditure Until F rid y Hitler j of 3 Billions Includes Cabinet Discusses Issue LONDON May 11 Copyright 1933 by the United trade Short Work Week WASHINGTON May UP Senator Robert F Wagner Dem NY truce proposed by the United States j leading the administrations drive for visualizes universal action on an a public works program of nomic armistice at the World Eco nomic Conferences pledges the eight governments represented on the con ferences organizing committee tc an immediate truce and urges the 58 other nations which will take part in the conference to take similar action the United Press learned today in obtaining first authoritative summary of the document The meeting of the organizing com mittee of the World Economic Con ference called to approve the truce was postponed until Friday The announcement said it was due to the failure of two or three governments to send their London ambassadors in structions regarding their attitude toward the truce It was believed thatthe deliberations of the German cabinet which was meeting to dis cuss its terms was one of the causes for delay London morning papers published incomplete and inaccurate versions of the truce The United Press is able to summarize its text authorita 000 and its modified plan for control of industry brought the completed bill to the White House today for approval of President Roosevelt The measure representing hours of work in conference is understood to give almost unlimited authority to Mr Roosevelt in carrying out its aims The bill calls for appointment of a public works administrator who would supervise all government build ing and also provides that the Re contsruction Finance Corporation act as a fiscal agent in disbursement of funds Wagner expected that final ap proval would be given the bill by Mr Roosevelt He was hopeful that it could be submitted to Congress this week President Roosevelt had agreed to the priniciples of the combined measure and intends to press for its enactment this session It will dis first paragraph tively The ncmnces The nations recognizing that measures of all kinds which would misdirect or paralyze world trade should not be intensified from the outset of the conference urge an i place the revised ConneryBlack 30 hour week reported yesterday by the House Labor Committee New taxes may be levied to amor tize the proposed public works bond an economic truce the terms of such agreement to be laid down at the World Economic conference i MITCHELL TO TRIAL IN NY ON TAX CHARGES U S Saxs Banker Evaded Payment of for Two Years Was Former Chairman of National City Bank His j Attorney Wins Clash A smiling heroine McMath Is showntelling her admiring schoolmates at Harwich Center Mass all about how it feels to be kidnaped It was from the Harwich Center Grammar School that the tenyearold Rlrl issue Treasury authorities are insist ing on some such safeguard for rej was lurcd to be held prisoner three days in the frustrated Cape Cod ransom plot tirement of the bonds Disclosed with the broad legislative plan was Mr Roosevelts hope that Thesecond paragraph declares that I hemay be armed with a whiplash the governments represented on the of compulsion against any recalci organization committee agree among Continued on Page Twenty TINICUM MAN HAS NARROW ESCAPE trajit minority in an industry which rejected agreements to control pro duction eliminate cutthroat com petition reduce hours of work and An automobile rolled down a 50 foot embankment into the path of an electric train in Southwest Phila delphia at 330 a m today but the driver escaped uninjured a moment before the car was smashed Frank J Butler 37 5636 Guyer ave nue Tinicum was driving south on Sixtyninth steet at Linmore avenue believing he was on Sixtyseventh This unusual power to which Mr Roosevelt is not committed but which he has informed some Senators would be desirable would rest on regulatory taxation The question of constitutionality has been raised in connection with the re gulatory tax proposal It is under stood the administration is not alarmed by that phase of the prob lem After conferences at the White House yesterday congressional and where there is tracks a bridge across the Unable to stop when he perceived his mistake he crashed through an iron fence and went down the em bankment to the Pennsylvania Rail road tracks His car rolled over several times and came to a stop on its side on the tracks Butler climbed out Meanwhile John Rooneyy a police man who saw the automobile go through the fence ranto the tracks 200 feet north of the spot where it landed and tried to flag the train When it failed to stop and hit the car he expected to find the occupant dead but watching Butler was standing by The body of the Negro who was killed by a train near Hook creek Trainer Tuesday has been identified at the morgue of Deputy Coroner R F Cloud in Marcus Hook as Melvin Bowie 35 of Montgomery street this city 7 Identification was onade by William Henry Bowie a brother and by Elder Cornelius of a Negro church who said Bowie was converted in his church last Friday evening The body was claimed by the brother and turned over to a Negro under Johnson operator of train which caused taker Charles H the electric Bjwies death was held in his own recognizance by Magistrate Charles W Williamson of Marcus Hook to await the action of the coroner of the proposed consolidated legisla tion This task was delegated to a com mittee composed of Secretary of Labor Perkins Budget Director Doug las Senators Wagner Dem N T and Walsh Dem Mass Donald Richberg railroad labor spokesman and Hugh Johnson former member of the War Industries Board The treasury is believed to want taxes that would amortize public works bonds in 15 years A consider able segement of congressional opinion believes amortization is unnecessary Threatened rebellion against relax ation of the antitrust laws in con nection with the industrial stabiliza tion plan appeared to have been quenched at a caucus attended by 130 Democrats last night PLANS DISCUSSED Preliminary Plans Made at Meeting Held by Local Veterans Groups Preliminary plans for the obser vance of Memorial Day which gives promise oftmaking this years cele bration one of the greatest ever wit nessed in this city were discussed last evening by representatives of nearly other advisers of the President were every veteran and military organiza n this locality at a meeting held in the home of the Sergeant j Alfred Stevenson Post of the Ameri can Legion on West Seventh street near Barclay street Veterans present at the meeting represented the following organizai tions Grand Army of the Republic United Spanish War Veterans Vet erans of Foreign Wars American Legion Disabled American Veterans and Polish Legion of American Vet erans The city was represented by Councilman John J Luttrcll and William F Delehanty represented the Delaware County Chamber of Com merce State Representative Edward Nothnagle also took part in the parade and ceremony discussions A general parade and Memorial Day comittee was formed and Lieu tenent Henry L Peterson of the Stevenson Post and of Company C lllth Infantry NG P was again appointed chairman in recognition of his fine services in that capacity in former years Arrangements for speakers were discussed and it is planned to make i ah effort to Major General Patrick J Malone Commanding Offi cer ofthe Third Corps Area which includes Pennsylvania Maryland Delaware New Jersey and Virginia as the principal speaker The plans will take on a more definite form at the next meeting of the committee which will be held at the same place on Wednesday May CITIZENS COMMITTEE TO MEET AT MEDIA WORKMANS SERIOUS MISHAP Charles March 65 of Ashton road Manoa sustained severe lacerations of the left leg yesterday afternoon and was taken to the Delaware County Hospital in Upper Darby for treatment March was employed in Manoa cutting some high weeds and the scythe he was using slipped and almost severed his leg SPEAKER ANNOUNCED Dr S H Cone of Wilmington pel chief chemist for the Sinclair com panys refining paint department The recently organized Citizens Committee Ifor County Coordina tion which is designed to function as a permanent committee for giving aid in emergencies demanding social serv ice in a countywide way will hold a meeting next Monday evening in the Court House at Media at 8 oclock Fairman Furness chairman of the committee will preside Representatives of the social serv ice centers and of community organ izations throughout the county have been invited to attend Some of the projects on the program which are listed for immediate attention community gardens conservation canning barter exchanges recrea tional plans the profitable use of leisure time housing problems and transient population HELD FOR EXAMINATION Times Reduces Number Of Relief Orders For the first time since the start of the depression there is now a decrease in the number of persons obtaining relief it has been re vealed by George Boyd superin tendent ofx the County Home Lima During the past two weeks the number of persons receiving re lief has dropped from 7900 to 7 300 Previously there had been a in the number of parsons being given public aid About 500 of the total of approxi mately are persons in the Chester area where there has been a noticeable improvement in employment The relief funds of the state and federal governments have been the Emergency Relief Committee of the county named by the governor At the outset this committee placed the task of madng investigations of needy cases and the distiibution of relief chiefly in tho form of food orders in the hands of Mrs Elizabeth Cheyney director of the poor Mrs Cheyney has made her headquar ters at the County Home and the machinery for administering re lief has been operated from that point CRUISER TO MAKE FAST OCEAN TRIP CONTEST WINNER TnrJip nannlic 1IIU IdRdpOllS Being Made Ready at Phila to Carry F D R Reports that President Roosevelt may be planning a hurried trip to the world economic conference in Lon don next month could not be con firmed at the Philadelphia Navy Yard today But reconditioning ac tivities on the 10000ton cruiser In dianapolis gave some credence to those reports The Indianapolis it was learned at Tr the Navy Yard is being recondi William Morrison lo of 2403 Edgj tioncd for a recordbrC3king crossing mont avenue gotone of the thrills j of the Atlantic Ocean Furthermore of his young life yesterday when he i a passenger elevator is being In stalled an innovation in cruiser Anthony Franciscone 3 was accompanied to the Central air was ar pon Camden N J by W G Rees rested by the police last night at supervisor of the Boys Club of Ninth and Barclay streets as a suspiterr and given a flight in an air cious character When arraigned be as a reward for the fore Magistrate Hon an in police court aviation meet for model airplanes this morning George Feeney captain held jn the armory Eighth and of detectives asked that Anthony be sproul streets Saturday afternoon held for examination by Dr Harry C j April 29 equipment This was interpreted as a conveni Native This City He Was Oldest Business Man in Darby Borough Harlan Cloud oldest business man in Darby in point of service and a native of this city died this morning at his home 50 Lincoln avenue Yea j don following an ilness of three j weeks duration He was in his seventyTseventh year Mr Cloud had been confined to his bod for more than a week One of the most widely known drug gists in Delaware county Mr Cloud retired fronr active duties about three years ago after beingin business in Darby for years Prior to his retirement he formed a part nership with Edxvard Shim a young man who had been associated in business with him for several years and who has since continued the business Mr Cloud after hisgraduation from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy was employed as a clerk in the drug store of Dr William Ulrich at Ninth street and Edgmont avenue this city After serving with him for some time he went to Media and worked In the drug store of Wardie Ellis for three years In 1882 he opened a drug store in Darby in a building on Main street adjoining Mount Zion Methodist Episcopal Church later moving to the corner of Ninth and Main streets now occupied by the First Nationa Bank of Darby He remained there until the bank purchased the prop erty for its new banking house when he moved his drug store to the op posite corner andchanged his place of residence to Yeadon Mr Cloud was a widower his wife Clara Booth Cloudnee Gibson a na tive of this city having died in 1908 He took an active interest in the affairs of Darby serving for a time1 as a member of borough council He was a member of the State Phar maceutical Society of Philadelphia and was a contributing member of Darby Fire Company No I He was also connected the Keystone Automobile Club Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been completed OPERA SINGER DIES VIENNA May Kurz opera singer was dead of pneumonia Continued on Page Twenty today at the age of 58 Donahoo police surgeon the man to all appearances being demented The Young Morrison who has been ex perimenting with model planes for will address the Mens Bible Glass of time ago the First Baptist Church Seventh and Fulton streets next Monday evening His topic will be Limita tion of Human The meeting will be open to the public detective said Franciscone had been i quite some time was able to keep his treated for a mental disorder some model plane in a continuous flight for a period of 34 seconds By United Press INJUNCTION SUIT NAZIS BURN 20 ARGUMENT HEARD HOSTILEBOOK Britains Royal Couple to Hold Fo rmal Co u rtTon ight AT CHURCHILL DOWNS Drake Third Ward Residents Are Have Huge Public Bonfire Objectingto Soot From i of Factorv LONDON May scenes of unrivaled splendor Queen Mary and the Prince of Wales will hold the first of the five royal courts ing while waiting in the automobile of the 1933 season tonight King Wjii be banned Despite economic conditions in will be permitted to park their auto mobiles in the palace forecourt and quadrangle instead of lining up in the Mall as in previous years Smok George suffering from rheumatism in his left shoulder will not attend Seated on golden thrones in the court will as brilliant as In for mer years the State apartments NEW YORK May i 5 Mitchell former chairman of the National City Bank went on trial oday before Federal JudgeHenry W Goddard on charges of evading payi ment of income taxes totaling 41968 for 1929 and 1930 Ruddyfaced immaculatfcly dressed n a bltxcfc snck suit the noted banker vhose income for the two years was more than stccordinK to the ndictment entered the court room Shortly after 10 a m accompanied by his attorney Max D Steuer one of New Yorks most noted trial low ers His face was set in grim lines and ic appeared tired When his name was called the clerk reported to udfte Goddard both sides ready Mitchell sat with closecropped ronpray head turned away from he prospective jurors and the 40 newspaper writers who were banked at the left of the bigroom Jonas A Johnson clerk of the court whirled themahogany wheel and drew the names of twenty talesman who took the oath Steuer and United States Attorney George Z Medalie alternated In ques oninp the jurors Most of their questions were inaudible to the rest of the courtroom The first few talesmen cused because opinions Consistent Ads Depression Cure WASHINGTON May advertisers have suf fered less from the depression than nonadvertisers Henry T Ewald board chairman of the American Association of Advertising Agen cies said at the opening of the atmual meeting of the association today Wf see abundant evidence of the constructive force of advertis ing in the relative standing of business institutions that have been able to maintain their adver tising activities during the last few years as compared with those who have not said Her praised the administration for doing much to stimulate re turning confidence and to encour age they had formed The first clash of interests devel oped when Steuer asked Isidor Am stcr number 14 in the panel if he iad had any dealings the Na lonal City Bank Amster said he ad bought some bonds In 1923 which Aimed out to be a bad investment Medalie protested that Steuer was presenting an argument Judge God dnrd upheld Steuer provided the line of questioning was intended to dis cover if the prospective juror had any prejudice or bias1 MEANS SAYS HE KNOWSWHOSTOLE LINDBERGH BABY Testifies at Trial He Can Tell Who Received the Jafsie Is Charged With Con spiracy to Defraud Re cites His Actions CITY AND COUNTY TO GAIN MUCH IN NEW ROADS LAW Chester Will Get for Maintenance During Two Years 175 Miles of Borough Highways Will Be Taken Over by State WASHINGTON May Gnston B Means testified in District Supreme Court today that he had believe that he knew the kidnapers of the Lindbergh baby Means testifying in the trial of himself and Norman T Whitaker on charges of conspiracy to defraud also said he had reason to believe he knew what had become of the which Col Charles A Lindbergh paid to the alleged kidnapers of his son The courtroom was silent as Means was asked Do you Jvnow who kidnaped the Lindbcigh baby Yes Means replied Do you know who got the which Col Lindbergh paid to the kid napers through Dr Condon Yes 2000 PINE TREES FOR PROSPECT PARK Routine business occupied the at ention of members of Prospect Park Borough Council meeting for their nonthly session last night with Prcs deiu George Annear in the chair Report was made that the borough nad secured two thousand small pine irces which had been planted In the Borough playground tobe replanted in various parts of the borough as hey reach suitable size Three building permits were issued during the past month all of them being for garages Three fires ivcre reported Borough Treasurer Edwin C Deib Jer was named by Council to tnkc charge of adjustment of delinquent taxes Adjustment may be made on the partial payment plan it was stated Contract for sidewalk and curb con struction was awarded to Furmino Massimo of Lansdowne Oiling of certain cinder roads in the borough was ordered Means was asked by his attorney Edward Tomlinson to recite the en tire story of his actions before the kidnaping on March 1 1932 and tho basis of WK belief that he knew the circumstances of the crime The former justice department in The City of Chester and Delaware countys boroughs and townships stand to profit to the extent of sev eral hundreds of thousands of dollars in road improvements and main lenance as a result of highway legis lation passed during the recent ses sion of the Legislature and now await ing the Governors approval The measures which will mean the most to Delaware county are the Par kinson Bill and the Williamson Bill both covering practically the same points Since both of these measures include the Governors 53000 rural road program he is quite certain to sign one or the other Either bill will turn over approxi mately to the City of Chester for maintenance of its streets during the next two years while the boroughs of the county will receive the first class stownships and the second class townships Another highway measure of im portance to Delaware county was the Gelder bill through which extensions of rural routes in boroughs will be taken over as state highways This bill will affect most of the boroughs in the county and provides that the state take over 175 miles of borough highways thereby greatly relieving the borough taxpayers in this county One roadway which is to be im proved under this bill is Upland ave nue from Borough Line to the City of Chester line Chesters representa tive Edward Nothnagle worked hard to see that this particular piece roadway was included in the bill and deserves all credit its acceptance bill making corrections in the 20000 mile rural road system and adding a number of connecting links will also benflfc Delaware county Since the session of the legislature adjourned there has been consider able speculation as to whetherthe Continued on Page Twenty THIRSTY THIEF TOOK FIVE CASES OF BEER DESPONDENT MAN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE Despondency is believed to have prompted Tex Robinson an employe of a proprietor in the business section of this city to at tempt to end his life by drowning in Chester river early this morning A few minutes after last midnight G H Eisner of 214 Central avenue a bridge tender at Front street and Edgmont avenue telephoned to po a man had jumped into the creek The patrol wagon proceeded to the place and conveyed Robinson who had been takeri from the water to the Chester Hospital lor treatment and observation LANSDOWNE GARAGE SCENE OF BLAZE Five coses of 32 beer were stolen from the cellar of a chain store at 2528 West Third street early this morning The loss was discovered by Daniel Grebek manager of the store who told police a lock was forced of the cellar door Another robbery in the western section of the city was reported by Pasquale Molctterre 1725 West Third street whose shoe repair store was broken into early yesterday morning and between 20 and 30 pairs of shoes stolen William Long 923 Edgmont avenue reported the loss of ra wristwatch and band the timepiece being taken from his room He gave police the name of a young woman he suspects of having stolenUt while visiting him Monday night SKEK MISSING BOY State Highway Police of York yes terday requested the local police to assist them in locating James E Edgar Jr whose address is York R F D No 2 who disappeared yes terday from his home The boy who Is described as being 14 years old 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 127 pounds has black hair When he left home to go to school he wore a dark brown knicker suit and his shoes of the high top heavy type ACTIONS WERE SUSPICIOUS Two Negroes weie arrested yester day at Mary and Parker streets when Patrolmen Owens and Price found them acting suspiciously near a gar age They were Ernest Mitchell 25 and two others were cut by broken glass yesterday when a fire damaged a truck in the garage of the Phila Captain Fecncy requested In police court this morning that both men governor would sign the Williamson bill or the Parkinson bill since both Continued on Twenty SHOWERS FORECAST FOR AREA TODAY Cloudy skies are predicted today with showers this afternoon1 to night and tomorrow and notmuch change in temperature In Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland r The highest temperature heteyes terday was 72 degrees at 3 p arid the lowest was 50 at m The average of 61 was normal for the date but three degrees above the average May 10lasfc year Maximum temperature for the date is 93 es tablished in 1896 and minimum 38 in 1923 t Sunrise today wasat a m and sunset will be at p mf Eastern Daylight Saving Time STUDENTS BICYCLES STOLEN Two students at the Chester High Schol reported to the police yester day that their bicycles which they had left outside the building had been stolen The first report came from Walter Chernickc of 240 Bunt ing street and the other was by Leslie Jenkins of 901 Blake ave nue Trainer U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON May Treasury balance as of May 9 S482 66440696 expendtures customs receipts Congress Today By UNITED PRESS SENATE Begins tax bill debate Interstate Commerce Committee continues railroad hearings Commerce Committee considers Copcland resolution lor investigation of racketeering HOUSE Votes on independent offices ap in The two smoke victims Edward Verrall superintendent of the garage and Nathan Brown an employe were revived by other workmen Frank B Titus chief of police of Lansdowne and Cornelius McCullough former president of the Lansdowne Fire Company were cut when they broke a window to better fight the flames with chemicals 4 bc held for questioning and the re propriafcion bill Interstate Commerce Committea Honan COMPLAINS TO POLICE John Wood of 232 East Fourteenth street registered a complaint afc po lice headquarters yesterday about a crowd of boys breaking the windows of his store Instructions nave been given the policemen on the beat to break up the gang Aiifhnr VUtnorS magnificent red and gold throne room banked with flowers from the Royal of Buckingham Palace they will rej Gardens forming a magnificent set SeLVe some men matrons andajng for the glittering spectacle debutantes representing the social Soft music provided by a string i anddlplomatic life of the world Api band from one of the guards regi Persons who reside in a district BERLIN May ncopy Ten thouI proximatcly 400 of these will be debu mcnts where there are factories and rail sand singing and shouting students i tantcs making their first curtsy to gorgeo visitors from the East in roads must expect annoyance and inj marched around a blazing fire in i tnc throne gorgeous robes and foreign arnbassa FOR FIELD DAY All Events to Be Run Off on P MQ Athletic Field Saturday dors in dazzling uniforms T M It I j LiIii Ui llify WUi Jt1 JQ Justice Pnnce vme Amilnan convenience from smoke Attorney j Opera Square until the early hours S American smaller the occasion color seen only at the Walter H Craig chairman of the Chester Boys Week Committee has lend been besieged by telephone calls Ladykin King Scram Mannerism Azuca Barney Sexton Fox Betty FarreH Buntinp Lad Weather cloudy track muddy PTMLTCO SCRATCHES Clark John B Hannum Jr told Judges W of today jubilant at destroying books i number be presented first court of the season day Resplendent in her famous tiara day number absence Quecti Mary will the blue and j of Mrs Robert Worth Bingham wife silver ribbon of the Order of the against the Abcrfoyle Manufacturing The works of some of the most of the newly appointed American i Garter over her gown Company i celebrated of modern German auf Ambassador who has not yet ar1 Representatives of more Attorney John V Digging repre i sen ting a large number of persons living near thr Aberfoyle plant which extends on Morcon avenue from Fpurth street to Third street reviewed J Front made a tremendous fire that phia Pa j j VAVVO Vi iilUli 40 thors books of social and political rived nations will make presentations and theorists inimical to Nazi beliefs and j The Americans to be presented are f included among the foreigners of books detailing the horrors of war j Miss MoIIie Flagg of Fair Hills N distinction will be a large proper such as All Quiet on the Western I J Mrs Robert Frazer of Philadel1 tion of the United States the testimony which has been taken in several hearings before Judge Mac Dadc He pointed out that since the Aberfoyfe factory installed a new plant five years ago the Vote Cordoba Arab Rod neighbors have complained of soot rack Weather clear track good and ashes being ejected from the fac Continued on Page Twenty blazed for hours while police and fireRichmond Va Miss Anne Howard men stood by to prevent it from of Philadelphia Miss Marion How spreadms out of the street into sur ard of the same city Miss Hanna rounding buildings I Locke also of Philadelphia Mrs German education has been purged Gracs Robert of Coronado Cal and trumpets sounded by buglers while of smut and dishonesty student j Mies Charlotte Lyman of Boston gentlemen ushers clear the way for leader Gutjahr said wncnthe fire I Mass t jthe royal party by their The debutantes awaiting their white wandsof office a custom of Continued on Page Twenty l turns to bow before the royal couple centuries I and necklace of priceless diamonds Charles Hr Blaire were kept busy answering youngsters and their parents who were wondering if the prize winners would collect their trophies in spite of the fact that the Field Day was temporarily called The prizes won during the pro gram of Boys Week will be dis tributed to the winners at the judges stand on the P M C athletic field Saturday afternoon at the comple tion of the Field Day events The prize presentations Include tion of the United States ambassa dorial and consular bodies The entry of the Queen and Prince and their court into the throne room at 9 p m 4 p rn Daylight Saving Timer will be heralded by silver PLANNING GROUP ELECTS OFFICERS Wellknown City and County Men Chosen to Assist in Regional Work Herbert L Badger vice president of the Bell Telephone Company of Penn sylvania and acting president of the Regional Planning Federation was elected president of the Regional Planning Federation at its annual meeting held this afternoon in the tfcllevueStratford Hotel Philadel phia Other officers elected are Vice Conway Jr Clinton L Bardo Conrad N Lauer Bernard J Newman Philip M Sharp ies Sylvester D Townsend J Bortori Weeks C C Zantzinger C Stevenson Newhall assistant treasurer Joseph R Carpenter TOe board of directors whose elec tion was announced at the meeting Includes the followings Herbert Li those to boys who won the flying j Badger Mrs Edward W Biddle since last veeks postponement of j the Field Day program On Satur both Mr Craig and contests other than the main event for the ride in the airplane on the Continued on Twenty Cyrus H K Curtis Dr Harold W Dodds Mrs Francis W DOlier Continued on Page Twenty hearing on railroad bill Rivers and Harbors Committee con siders river projects Topics of TS mes Which reminds that if improve ment keeps up one of these days were going to open our door just a litcle bit and say Scat to the wolf A returned tourist tells us that even today Germany is the easiest country in which to make your mark no curse Few In American Indians had words in their lauguage dians ever played golf The fellow who isnt worrying about the alcoholic strength of tha beer today is the fellow who is still making his own A Chinese is going to make a tour in a junk Sounds like he is using Weigands car The W WASHINGTON May forecast Eastern Perinsylvaaia Showers tonight and warmer in west and northpor tions tonight Western Pennsylvania Showers and thunderstorms tonight and Fri day warmer tonight TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 10 a m 52 11 a m 52 Noon 54 1 p m 56 2 p m 58 60 59 61 63 ;