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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 15, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                             DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE IONTZS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 57TH 17593 SALES TAX LOOMS TO FINANCE BIG WORKS PROGRAM President to Send Message to Congress Wednesday With Bill Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News Service IKS FINAL EDITION With AH Latest and Best News of the Day CHESTER PA MONDAY MAY 15 1933 FAMOUS TRAINTO HALT HERE Levy of Needed to Finance Bond Issue of WASHINGTON May consideration of the taxation features of the administrations Industrial and public works bill President Roosevelt has decided that the sales tax will be the least oppressive way of raising the necessary for the in terest and amortization of the 300000000 bond issues called for public works projects This conclusion is said to have been reachedby the President after some leaders in Congress had urged an in crease in the income taxes He wil send a message to Congress Wednes day transmitting the administrations bill in which he will make his taxa tion recommendations Roosevelt today summoned a fma conference of congressional leaders to consider the administrations re vival of industry bill Among those called to the con ference were House Majority Leadei Byrns Speaker of the House Rainey and Chairman Doughton of the House Ways and Means Committee which will handle the coiitroversia legislation The exact amount of the sales tax will not be determined by the Presi dent it was said today until he re ceives reports from theactuary of the Treasury as to how heavy a tax will be necessary to raise the esti mated revenue to cover the interest and amortization charges on the gi gantic bond issue Upon his return last night from a cruise down the Potomac River it was said in behalf of the President that he would give further study to the taxation requirements of the proposed legislation and that this would delay his message until the middle of this week Taking the final draft of the mea sure President Roosevelt departed just before noon yesterday on his cruise With him were Lewis Mc Henry Howe Stephen J Early of his secretarial force and several others Injection of this bill into the de liberations of Congress may prolong the session beyond the second week in June the goal set by the leaders for the adjournment of the extra Continued on Page Fourteen FOUR IN HOSPITAL FROM DOG BITES If a man bites a dog thats news If four dogs bite as many persons in one day that also falls into the category of news Thats just what occurred up in the Chester pike area yesterday All four were treated in Taylor Hospital The most seriously injured of the quartet is Joseph Ziembicki four years old of 489 Ridley drive Ridley Park Terrace Joseph was playing with a ball A frolicsome dog wanted to join in the game and grabbed the ball When the lad attempted to take the sphere from the animals mouth the dog attacked the child inflicting a severe bite in the temple and left eye He was admitted to the hospital Mary McMara 5 of 106 South ave nue Glenolden suffered a minor arm injury the result of a dogs attack and was also treated at the hospital and discharged Anentom Spicer 2 years old of 1124 Prospect avenue Prospect Park nipped on the nose by a neighbors canine was discharged from the hos pital after treatment Bertram Jacobs 11 of Jacobs Cor ner Milmont was scratched and bit ten on the arm by a dog He was treated at charged the hospital and dis SECOND LIQUOR RAID IN SHADOW OF JAIL County detectives assisted by State Detective A L MacNeal on Saturday night raided another alleged speak easy across from the county jail at Media and arrested James Carter Negro of West Third street They seized a quantity of alleged liquor and took the prisoner and the evi derice before Magistrate Clark at Glenolden who held the Negro under S1000 bail for court The raid across from the jail was the second within a few days The same group of raiders swooped down earlier on a Garrett road Wayne establishment where some alleged liquor was discovered Silvio Manseuto was arrested and taken before Magistrate Clark who held him under bail for court PRICE TWO CENTS With picturesque hihland pipers skirling a paean of nraise on the bagrpipes prodding a touch of color the Royal Scot crack British Dassenere tram said to be the fastest in the world is pictured as it wa e a Grand Central Station New York The famous flier is enroutc to Chicago rC C Placcd on view at the Cn on view at the Century of Progress Exposition It i r stop at Chester at the B and O station between 745 and time Wednesday morning uu 830 0 ou CHESTER DAY Transportation Companies toCooperate With Local Merchants Next Friday In order to make Chester Day next tremendous success it gives promise of being the fullest cooperation of the Southern Penn sylvania Traction Company and the Delaware River Ferry Company has been promised Between 9 and 11 a m next Fri day all inbound shoppers on the bus and street car lines of the South ern Pennsylvania Traction Company will be carried gratis You are the guest of the Chester merchants on this ride will be the manner in which patrons of the lines Will be greeted by the drivers and motormen as they board the vehicles Two large transportation buses will make round trips between the cen tral business zone and towns within a 20 mile radius on the New Jersey sida of the river Nothing is being left undone by the CheterstoierowBerstO makebheday one long to be remembered Grade A merchandise at unheard of prices is the slogan of all promoting the event In addition to the bargains that will be offered there will be many prizes awarded to fortunate shoppers These prizes will soon be placed on display in central stores yet to be designated Chester merchants who are af filiated in the movement will hold a meeting today at the Chester Club to further plans for the historymak ing event The list of the stores cooperating and the bargains that will be offered can be ascertained by watching the advertising columns of the Times during the next few days WOMAN ENDS LIFE Mrs Agnes E Bercers of the 900 block Green street Marcus Hook died in the Chester Hospital early Sunday morning from the effects of a quantity of poison which she drank in her home shortly after Sat urday midnight The woman was found by her hus band lying on the floor of the bath oom in their home The ambulance f the Marcus Hook Fire Company vas summoned and conveyed her to he hospital where all efforts of the doctors to save her life proved futile Despondency is believed to have been esponsible for her rash act The Stewart Page 22 Thrown to Ground as Auto Turns Corner Falling from the rumble seat an automobile as it was rounding the corner of Fourth and Senec avenues Lester last night at Stewart Page 22 years old of 119 Carey avenue Essington suffered fracture of the skull at the base of the brain which resulted in his death this morning at at Taylor Hospital The automobile was driven by Arthur Yenke of Second and Pon tiac avenues Lester and was filled with passengers In the rumble seat of the car which hospital officials learned was overcrowded Page wa seated Suddenly in rounding a curb at Fourth and Seneca avenues Page is believed to havemomentarily lost his balance and fell to the highway striking his head and suffering a basal fracture which resulted in his death eight hours later J Deputy Coroner Horace B Griffith of Norwood Tinicum township po licearrested the driver NAMED POSTMASTER Announcement has been madethat Stafford Parker has been appointed postmaster of Wallingford to succeed John S Butterworth Mr Farker has been a resident of Wallingford for a number of years and has been active in Democratic politics as well as the social life of the town He is a prominent member of the Swarthmore Players Club and has often appeared in leading parts in Deductions presented by the group 3e is also an active worker in the Clayton T Smith Post American Le ionof Media He came to Wallingford from Virginia and is a nephew of United States Senator Carter Glass of that state Deputy Coroner George White at Third and Norris streets f HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY United Press AT PIMLICO 1 Precursor Cmising Mintie Royal Durbar Curtain Call Sid Era Gadaround Mexico March Step Golden Storm Jambalaya Instigator Marys Way Ffacky H Single A Sue Jones Bright Bird Fair Clark 6 7 Caterer 8 Fair Judje Weather clear track fast AT CHURCHILL DOWNS Social Service Sallie Gray Wind Song Old Lady Plavdema Abby Bibboo IVIiss Overbrook Clover Play Miss Kathryn Golden Deeds Royal Guinea LonTrin Moms Polly Sb Agnes Booby Bird Aileen C Thistle Ann GaiIIardia Ballyhoo Meteoric 4 Stout Boy Little Connelly Red Cinders Tn MAYMARKE FETE HEARING Thursday May 25 Will Find Chester Hospital Mecca of Crowds RAID FOLLOWS TIP BY PRISONER A an alleged drunken driver in police court this morning led to a raid on a small frame build ing along Boathouse Row in the rear of Dock street between Second and Third streets at noon today A raiding detail armed with a search and seizure warrant entered the place and found enough evidence to warrant the arrest of the alleged owner Frank Henry who will be arraigned for a preliminary hearing in police court tomorrow morning ROBBER SUSPECT ESCAPES A futile search for a burglar sus pect was made by police last eve ning after residents of Parkway tele phoned police headquarters that a man was acting suspiciously in the locality Police found the screens re moved cellar of one house were the residents visiting A petty robbery was reported last evening by authorities of the Ches ter Hospital who discovered a small radio set had been stolen from the house occupied by the internes Maid BiminL 6 Xone Boy Belen 8 None Weather track good On Thursday of next week May 25 the annual May Market of the Ches ter Hospital will be held on the spa cious lawns of the institution at Ninth and Barclay streets and the hardworking men and women on the various committees are completing their final plans The revenue from the May Market is vital to the continuance of the fine service rendered by the institutionto Chester and a large section of Dela ware county Under the terms of the grant of state money and also the cash from the Welfare Federation of Chester and Vicinity the hospital can use such money only for maintenance out not for new buildings or payment of debts on buildings Therefore it is imperative that some additional cash be secured and the May Market is the method This year there will be found the j decorated with gay ribborPbad various booths which have been so successful in the past The flower booth will be in charge of Mrs Albert R Granger and will contain hun dreds of blooms to delight the eye of floral Covers Mrs Gideon M Stull and Mrs Arthur Copeland are in charge of Toyland always an impor tant fixture of the May Market for the kiddies form no small part of the attendance Women who will relish the oppor securing pastry will be at tracted to the booth of Mrs S R Crothers and Mrs F R Nothnagle who promise to have eyefilling con coctions of cakes And another im portant booth is that of Mrs Kings ley Montgomery and Mrs Garnett Pendleton who will dispense candy young and old ATfflJETESWIN Declared Unofficial Cham pions at Boys Week Field Events at P M C 1 o Boys Week came to a close Safnr Steel output both in Pittsburgh and day with a blare of Sugles the thud Valley districts of west of many feet and with proud cheste t Tf boomlne alonf decorated with gay ribbon in many months Cheers refunded5 over spaces REFORESTATION ARMY CONTINGENT LEAVES FOR CAMP First Unit of Delaware Countys Allotment Ready for Assignment All Residents of Chester Will Go Into Forests After Special Training Delaware countys first contingent in President Franklin D Roosevelts reforestation army departed from this city this morning 150 strong In comparison with the recruits that an swered the call to arms back in 1917 there was little similarity Back in the days of the World War fervor cheering multitudes turned out to bid the boys bon voyage There was the serenading by many bands and the frantic waving of many flags as the boys left to make the world safe for democracy There were no bands this morning There were no flags waving and the crowds were sparse and quiet The tears were also conspicuous by their absence and a few handclasps and whispered good luck proved to be the only ceremonies But todays army is fighting a different battle to make the United States safe for its citizens All the young men who left this morning are residents of hundred more will leave tomorrow and 50 on Wednesday to complete Delaware countys allotment to the peace time army All the recruits are between the ages of 18 and 25 years Continued on Page Fourteen TWOlOTORISTS FACINGCHARGES Alleged to Have Operated Cars While in Partly In toxicated Condition TENTING THE OLD BONUS FRONT Here is the lent camp at Fort Hunt Va across the Potonvic from creeled to house members of the new bonus army It has SIX INJURED IN TROLLEY CRASH Six persons were removed to the Taylor Hospital shortly before 2 oclock this afternoon suffering from in juries sustained in a on the P R T Short Line at Crunv Creek bridge Two alleged corkscrew drivers both of whom figured in accidents and failed to stop were among the class of prisoners to face Magistrate Michael A Honan in police court today Henry Bailey 43 of Dutton Mil road was held in bail for court after William J Rehrman 2227 Mad ison street testified that Baileys car sidewiped his parked automobile at Third and Wilson streets yesterday afternoon tearing away I the rear bumpeXvand damaging a fender An eyewitness the license ber and two hours later Sergeant Peterson and Patrolman Holt Baileys automobile parked at Second and Booth streets Bailey was in the machine asleep and visibly partly in toxicated When examined by a sur geon it was certified that he had been drinking other driver was Joseph Dobrony of Curry street wha was arrested Saturday evening shortly after a car he was driving figured in an accident at Fifth and Market streets The doctor who examined Dobrony pronounced him under the nfluence of liquor Given a pre liminary hearing this morning he was held in 5500 bail for a continued hearing toomorrow morning Charles J Speel 1001 Westover street Wilmington Del registered a complaint against an alleged drunken driver yesterday He said a motor st operating a car bearing Pennsyl vania license FM306 sidewiped his automobile on West Ninth street and continued on his way He trailed the litrun driver to Kerlin street where the offending motorist turned in the direction of Upland FINE IMPOSED ON ONEMANORCHESTRA A oneman orchestra was In po ice court this morning the musical vizard being fined on a disorderly onduct charge The defendant James Allen 20 vho gave his address as Concord ave lue near Second street was picked p early this morning at Third and amokin streets by Patrolman Hager Jlen carries a set of traps various oise making contraptions being at1 ached to the drum which he oper ates with his foot while he strums on ukelele This was his second arrest i a month and he was ordered eep off the streets YANKEES TOLD TO QUIT TUNGCHOW U S Legation Advises All Mission Schools Families to Retire and NipponcseForces Reported Witiiin Twelve Miles in March on Peipirig Von Papens Speech Seen Possible as Trend ward New Conflict To PE P I N G The TT United States legation advised the American Board of Missions today to evacuate the American School at Tungchow Six American families 80 American High School boys raid girls and 600 Chinese Christian children are enrolled in the school United States Minister Nelson T Johnson instructed legation officials to forward to the Japanese legation a detailed list of American property and Missionary personnel in north China with a statement pointing out the necessity for strict regard for the right of neutral property and lives Johnsons action came a few min utes after the Japanese legation an nounced that Nippon troops would hold 7500 miles of Chinese territory within the vGreat Wall until all out standing disputes are settled V fhe legation said the army would hold all of its present gains inferring that no further extensive advances were contemplated It was felt how ever that the Japanese lines would be broughtwithin a threatening distance of Peiping and Tientsin American officials anxiously studied Continued on Page Fourteen POSTMASTER ON DUTY Edgar S Thompson of Stonehurst Hills today assumed his job as post master of Upper Darby succeeding Charles B Lessig who resigned last week after serving since 1929 Mr Thompson a Democrat was recommended for the position by Jos eph F GufTey of Pittsburgh Demo Hitlers Address in Reichs tag Wednesday Causes Tense Situation May UP Great Britain is prepared to join with other European nations to enforce the Ver sailles treaty if Germany attempts to rearm ib was disclosed on high au thority today Britain while not regarding Ger manys mere announcement of inten tion to rearm as a violation or the allied penalties in case of an actual move to rearm beyond the treaty limits Eventual character of the sanctions s the topic of diplomatic exchanges between London and Paris An ani mated exchange of views and inf or capitals while responsible government officials are preparing to appear per sonally at Geneva to intervene in the armaments muddle after Adolf Hit lers pronouncement to the Reichstag on Wednesday Sir John Simon foreign secretary and Lord Hailsham war secretary are ready to go to Geneva at the end of theweek IfHitler leaves the door opfnt0 least partial agreement While deploring the reports of a European war scare In the Lon don press the foreign office neverthe BONUS MARCHERS NUMBER IS CUT Only 1500 of the Expected 40000 in Capital for Convention WASHINGTON May 15 The bonus army encamped at Fort Hunt Va today was considering en tering on a policy ofpassive insist ence on the payment of the soldiei bonus After hearing the U S Army Ban play stirring selections for two hour yesterday and listening to the urgent proddings of leaders the rank and file had but one response Lets stay here until they pay the In the face of this attitude it was decided to postpone todays proposec parade and mass demonstration in Washington Arrangements for a con vention meeting In the city tomorrow Wfno unchanged however Lenders of the bonus march hoped originally to mass 40000 veterans in the capital to demonstrate for the bonus pay ment restoration oC compensation cuts and aid for the unemployed anc Continued on Page Fourteen FOR AREA TODAY Pair weather is forecast for today in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland Showers arc probable tomorrow The highest temperature here yes terday was 82 degrees at 320 p m and the lowest was 64 at 640 p m with an average 11 degrees above nor mal of C2 The highest temperature ever recorded here on May 14 was in 1900 and the lowest 43 in 1878 The sun rises today at 545 and sets at 809 The moon rises at 127 a m and sets at 1128 a rn Daylight Savingtime LIMIT OFF MEDICINAL RUM WASHINGTON May pjntaweek limit on medicinal liquor Beginning today physicians may prescribe as much as they think their patients need and they dont have to toll the Government what j the ailments arc that require Contmued on Pace Fourteen to cratic State leader Postmaster Thompson lives at 7126 Seaford road Penna Continues Push Along Prosperity Path By International News Service With every phase of industry and usiness sharing in the rise Pennsyl ania entered the third week of May odoy forging ahead along the pros erity path Prom every side came evidences of mproved statisti ai facts mirrored Jn increased em loyment and salary figures new op rations alongside of indirect reports f a slackening of relief demands in metropolitan centers ommunities alike and smaller campus of the Pennsylvania Mili tary College as more than two thou sand Chester youngsters bid adieu to the spotlight for another year It was a rousing conclusion to a rousing reception given the youth of Chester as a part of the National Boys Week The final event the much discussed Field Day was a de layed finale to the show Scheduled to be run off on May 6th it was post poned because of rain until Jast Sat urday Dark clouds hovered overhead as a gloomy setting to the boys acti vities Having been thwarted by the weatherman once the youngsters were not to be denied their glory and Continued on Page Fourteen since was lighted today with 50 men on the job as other plants stepped up production new operations and started that nearly 100 per cent employment has been reached by glass bottle blowers in Western Pennsylvania Company announced wage increases averaging a day for 200 workers to work in the coke fields around Connellsville during the last week and operations have reached 50 per cent the highest mark in two years o H Company has put 3000 men on half time work in its coke mines and other operations re ported substantial increases in out put report of the resumption of produc tion at the Clymer Brick Works at Clymer today Forty men went back furnaces and mills Statistical reports substantiating the increased industrial outlook came from two widely different sources From Philadelphia came the informa tion that factory employment in Pennsylvania increased one per cent and wage payments five per cent from March 15 to April 15 Tonnage hauled over the weekend on the Erieand Astabula divisions of the Peimsyvania railroad was higher than any other similar period since last October were swamped vrtth orders Even with plants working 24 hours a day at capacity production output was from 10 to 15 carloads behind orders pottery industry shared in the spurt when the Shen ango pottery received an order for 12 carloads of white cups saucers and plates from the Philadelphia quart ermaster depot of the United States i A large Pittsburgh electrical com pany was making preparations for the receipt of orders totaling between 53 000000 and which are ex pected If the Roosevelt administra tion s publrc works program goes Into operation FOR DIKE REPAIRS Requests for bids for dredging operations prior to repair to in the flooded area of Tinicum town ship will be invited this week and work will be started within a few weeks A plot of ground at Ninetyfourth street and Eastwick avenue has been designated as the site for the tented city where members of the Civilian Conservation Corps that will work on the project will be housed Dur ing recent weeks the flood waters of Bow and Darby creeks created a 2000acre Jake in the eastern section of the county HAS CONVENTION 200Delegates Attend Ses An attendance of more than 200 delegates of the Epworth League groups of all churches in the Meth odist Episcopal Churches in the southeastern district of Pennsylvania day Saturday at the convention of delegates held in the West Chester Methodist Episcopal Church West Chester r All the Chester Methodist churches were represented as well as those of Philadelphia Media and vicinity Chester Pike West Chester Oxford Quarryville and Columbia program was the presentation of a short comic drama entitled The Eyes That See which was cleverly presented by members of the Media group Watch services opened the Satur day morning program at 845 oclock Continued on PageJEteht a result Federal officials look for a sharp rise In medicinal liquor consumption Industrial Alcohol Bureau figures show 5000000 gallons of preprohibltion whiskey In bonded warehouses and about 6000000 gal lons of green stock ageing in distil leries Congress lifted the regulations on liquor prescriptions this spring in the second of the prohibition laws changed since March 4 PINClOTTOTETO TURNERMEASURE Says Appropriations Bill Is One That Will Aid Sweatshops HABRISBURG May Hostility to many features of the 5128420000 General Appropriation bill passed by the General Assembly was voiced by Gov GifTord Pinchot ne reiterated the Turner Bill House No 22 will be vetoed Refusal of the Legislature to ap propriate sufficient money the Gov ernor said will force the dismissal of some State employes on June 1 The General Appropriation bill is approximately below the Governors recommendations House Bill No 22 is a bill in aid of sweatshops Governor Pinchot said It would wipe out the Bureau of Mediation in the Department of Continued on Page Fourteen BARNEY FLOOD IS FOUND DEAD IN PARIS PARIS May Alexander Barney Flood well known New York and International detective was found dead on the floor of his bathroom here today Flood the police reported had died of apoplexy in his apartment in the Hotel Continental Flood as commander of the Vet erans of Foreign Wars was to have headed a delegation tomorrow to re kindle the eternal flame at the tomb of the unknown soldier at the Arc de Triomphe Hisbody will be sent toAmerica IMPRESSIVE SERVICES MARK MOTHERS DAY Observance Is General in Churches of All Denom inations in County Special Sermons by Pastors Music Programs and Pro cessions Are Features White carnations in honor of liv ing mothers and red carnations in honor of the memory of deceased mothers were worn by thousands of boys and girls men and women yes terday when they attended special services in observance of Mothers Day which were held jn churches of all denominations Saturday evening the downtown section of the citywas throngedwith shoppers all bent on purchasing some remembrance for mother Candy dealers and flower shops re ported the heaviest day of buying in many months and customers stood in line waiting to make purchases On all prominent street corners and m the vestibules of vacant store properties men and boys set up tem porary flower stands and the trade in carnations flourished Day and the Blessed virgin Mary as the Mather of the church were stressedac all services held in the Catholic churches of the city where the priests preached spe cial sermons in tribute to mothers At Madison Street Methodist Epis copal Church Seventh and Madison streets Rev Harry D Robinson the pastor gave a brief introductory ad dress on the topic Mothers Day Anniversary Day He then called upon AnnaIreland a young lady of the congregation to give a short talk A Daughters Impressions of Mother and at the conclusion of Miss Irelands remarks Mrs David A Ward gavea similar address viewing the mothers side of the topic regarding a daughter At the morning services in the Na tivity Lutheran Church Twenty second street and Edgmont avenue Rev Carl p Yaeger chose as the enle his sermon Mothers Day The evening services were in charge of members of theLadies Aid Society Short Mothers Day talks were given by Mrs Joseph Howe Mrs S Peters Mrs A Hitch ing and Mrs H Roberts The ladies also gave a special musical program Thompson recited A Mothers With the church attractively deco rated with palms and white flowers members of thecongregation of the North Chester Baptist Church heard Continued on Page Fourteen s lREAStJRY BALANCE WASHINGTON May Treasury balance as of May13 18205130 Expenditures Customs receipts 04 Congress Today By UWTITED PRESS SENATE Receives Muscle Shoals conference Begins Louderbacfc impeachment BankingCommittee reports Glass Steagall banking reform bill HOUSE Considers routine legislation Commerce Committee resumes hearings on Administration Railroad Banking Committee considers GlassStcagall banking reform bill Topics of Tames A killer in Chicago was freed as Judge jury and spectators wept Maybe Justice cried a little too There were few automobile wrecks reported in thiscounty yesterdayal though a good number of the wrecks observed made enough noise on the roads Pete McHugh observes that some people pay as they go others leave before they have to If mud baths are beautifiers Doo DiMedio should have a really beauti ful automobile since he moved to his country home Yesterday was Mothers Day and we know one young sweet thing who thought so much of her parent that she invited half a dozen of her pals home for dinner George Bernard Shaw is in again He says the time is coming when wa ill not use coal Hes been talking o the apartment house janitor Moustache Joe is pulling a wall out o get ready for his beer garden No doubt he expects his customers to raise the roof off Captain Mulhall says girls are too old at 25 to meet the strenuous de mands of modern dancing O K Cap but who ever heard of a chorina who was 26 A chap who was stabbed in back refused to tell police here who she was Maybe she was just a lady WASHINGTON May Weather forecast Eastern anl slightly cooler tonight followed by showers in north portionVTnesday and probably in south portion lati tonight and Tuesday i New and somewhat colored tonight and Tuesday with showers beginning late tonight or Tuesday Western Pennsylvania Showers onight and Tuesday cooler near Lake Erie tonight 6 a m 6011 a ml68 7 a jn60 Noon 70 8 a m 611 p m 72 9 a m 64 2 puu72 10 a m 66   

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