Chester Times, May 17, 1933

Chester Times

May 17, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 17, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE MONTHS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 2O328 57TH 17595 ROOSEVELT MOVE TO END WARS K PRAISED ABROAD Foreign Capitals React Fa vorably to Momentous White House Message With All Latest and Best News of the Day Dally Leased Wire United Press UP and International News Service INS KILLED IN CRASH Tokio Seems Only Stum bling Block to Acceptance of His Armament Scheme Praises F D R For Using the Press NEW YpRK May Karl A Bickel president of the United Press telegraphed to Pres ident Roosevelt last night the ap preciation of newspaper members of the United Press for his action in choosing the press for the worldwide distribution of his peace message The telegram read I want to express the hearty appreciation of the 1300 member newspapers of the United Press of your signal expression of confi dence in the press when you de termined to rely solely upon the newspapers to carry your peace message of today to the millions of news consumers around the world It was a demonstration of faith in the newspapers and the press associations that will not soon be forgotten TURNERHITSBACK AT PINCHOT TALK TERMS RAP A LIE Representative and Gen eral Martin Caustic Over Criticisms CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY MAY 17 1933 HITLER ACCEPTS ROOSEVELTS PLEA PRICE TWO CENTS Local Solon Says Executive Does Not Know What Is in Bill WASHINGTON May On Japan Washington believed to day rests the success or failure of President f Roosevelts precedent smashing world appeal for disarma ment and an end to aggressive war fare Prime interest was centered declaration cellor that Chancellor Adolf Hitlers speech to the Reichstag for there was little doubt that President Roosevelt timed his appeal in hopes of staving off a fisry German Chan might have endangered the peace of Europe The pacific tone of the speech pleased Washington But only slightly less interest was given to Japan Ambassador Ka t suji Debuchi conferred last night with Undersecretary of State Phillips but said he had not been advised whether his government would ac cept the Roosevelt proposals In informed quarters it was said that Japan might find it difficult to accept without a reservation legaliz ing the status of its troops in Man churia and China There is serious doubt that such a reservation would be accepted by the United States Suchreactions from abroad to the Roosevelt Plan asHad reached Continued on Page Eleven SAY BOYS DESTROY FLOWER GARDENS Boys in the Sun Hill section of the city have been playing havoc with the elaborate shrubbery flower gar den and flower box arrangements of the residents and the police have received numerous complaints which have caused the patrolmen in the locality to keep special watch for those who are wilfully flowers and shrubs destroying Residents have complained that a group of boys about 15 years of age have gone about the section at night and have plucked blooms from plants and bushes and in a number of cases have even uprooted plants Those who live in the Sun Hill sec tion have always taken a special pride in the appearance of their yards and many have gone to con siderable time and expense in plan ningand carrying out the decora tion of the grounds about their homes which have been subject to the attacks of the vandals DR HIBBEN JOHN HIBBEN KH1EDJN CRASH Retired President of Princeton Dies on Way to Hospital Wife Hurt WOODBRIDGE N J May John Grier Hibben 72 who retired last year as president of Princeton University was killed late yesterday afternoon when the sedan he was driving was struck by a beer truck near here Mrs Hibben who was riding with her husband was seriously injured and was taken to Rahway General Hospital Peter Scivila of New Bruns wick driver of the truck was crushed m his cab He was taken to a New Brunswick hospital where his condi tion was said to be fair The accident occurred about 430 p m at a spot just before New York traffic enters the clqverleaf intersec tion on the New BrunswickRahway road Eyewitnesses expressed the opinion that Dr Hibben might have been seized with a stroke just before the crash or that he suddenly put on his brakes with great force They said his automobile swerved from the New York bound lane slid across the road into the path of west bound traffic and was struck in the sideby Sciyilias truck Frank Cereghino of New Bruns wick owner of the truck was fol lowing it in a passenger car He and other witnesses said there was a clear road ahead of the car and no traffic around to force it out of the eastbound lane The drivers cab of the truck was smashed back into the body of the vehicle pinning Scivilia between steering wheel and the body partition Archibald McAllister of Trenton passing in his car placed Dr and HARRISBURG May Republican organization lead ers slapped back at Governor Pin chot today in their verbal battles over responsibility for conditions Ln Pennsylvania The governor in his weekly radio talk intimated General Edward Mar tin Republican State chairman was friendly to sweat shop conditions be cause of his affiliation with the Mel lon interests Previously Pinchot called the Turner administration coae bill now on his desk a sweat shop bill because it restriced State inspections of industrial establish ments Those remarks brought the sharp est retorts the organization leaders have directed against their implac able enemy the bellicose Pinchot I feel flattered that the governor devotes all of his time to attacking me Martin formerly State treas urer said If the governor was fair in his comments on my speeches he would migratory manufacturers who estab lish the sweat shops he says exist in Pennsylvania Just how they have grown up in the last two years during which he has been governor and has had a wellmanned and wellflnanced De partment of Labor and Industry is a mystery to me Rep Turners comeback was equally caustic and developed the same theme that the swearshops ap parently had developed during the Pinchot administration and that other administrations had controlled them without ballyhoo7 and with out benefit of movies Turner said Pinchots statement that the Turner bill eliminated the HITLER READY TO DISARM GERMANY HE TELLS WORLD Nazi Chancellor in Forceful Speech in ReicK stag Accepts Roosevelts Proposals and Agrees to Proceed Along Lines Suggested by Prime Minister of tion Has Right to Security Ascribes Worlds Woes to Treaty of Versailles Lashes Demands of France Calls Upon Al lies to Fulfill their Pledges Under Paris Never Ratify Any Agreement Eternalizing Her Defamation Miiy Chancellor Adolf Hitler dranrOUnCed acceptance of Presl dent Koosevelt s disarmament proposals in a speech to the Reichstag marked by its conciliatory tone lie agreed to proceed toward disarmament MinfsTer IMaimed war veterans from ail over the world Continued on Last Page Continued on Last Page NEW YORK May curity and commodity boomed again today as Chancellor Hitlers conciliatory speech combined with bullish domestic factors to bring a fresh buying stampede Stocks spurted to 1 or more than 6 points with many issues going to new highs led by Allied Chemical American Telephone and the rails Cotton soared a bale to lead a broad upswing in commodities Bonds at Geneva for world peace and disarmament Chancellor Adolf Hitlers speech bej Present disarmament conference in fore the specially convened Reichstag actually achieves results Hit ure of other his belief that the World Economic Conference to be held in London in June can be successful only if the I VILJJ i disarm It is minister and Joseph PaulBoncour French foreign minister who have warned Germany that failure of the Geneva disarmament conference will mean continuation of the military re strictions on Germany in the Treaty of Versailles Hitler also praised Pres ident Roosevelts H Davis American ambassadorat large to Europe is hoping to prevent a break between Prance England and f Great ol Gi eat Britain whose disarmament proposals ommoncled to the world yesterday by While demanding complete equality for Germanv peace of the London Economic Con ference SPEAKER TALBOT WILL PARTICIPATE Grover C Talbot of Norwood speaker of the House of Represent atives Harrisburg is among the speakers who will address the first meeting of the Pennsylvania Retail ers Association which will be held at Lancaster on Thursday of next week The organization has planned to celebrate the victory in a batt to prevent reenactment of the one per cent retail sales tax A feature of the convention will be a banquet with Lew Hahn oresii dent of the National Retail Dry Goods h on suspicion of being a Association as one of the princioal speakers WilliamH Hager presi dent will make the opening address ot the convention A tour of the country by four very small hitchhikers who left their homes in Baltimore Md yesterday afternoon came to an abrupt stop they hopped reached attracted the attention of police when the truck on which they were riding stopped for a traf fic hght at Ninth and Welsh streets shortly after 9 oclock last night this city The boys was Street Sergeant Peterson who trailing the truck in a police car called to the boys and when he learned they were from Baltimore took them to the House of Detention where they are being detained pend ing the arrival of relatives Children gave their names as Alfred Marsh 9 of 217 South Wolf street Albert Smedberg n 510 South Castle street Tony Morris Y 217 South Wolf street and George Lavodor 11 251 South Broadway Baltimore further against foreign currencies American Telephone directors helped at noon by maintaining the S9 dividend as expected The stock had discounted this with a 3point rise to a new 1933 high and met con siderable profittaking on the news International business machines was an outstanding specialty soar ing more than 6 points Stocks opened with a buying rush which swamped the high speed ticker There was a brief pause around the middle of the first hour as Hitler opened his Reichstag address with a denunciation of the Versailles treaty but the advance was resumed with renewed vigor as the Chancellor proved moderate in the later portions of his address The rise ran into tremendous profittaking which prevented a run away market but the list displayed a Directs That City Reim burse Those Who Paid Extra Fee buoyant undertone were small and recessions MOTORIST IS HELD ON HITRUN CHARGE n McElrov 21 years old of 6062 Chester avenue Philadelphia suffered a fractured right leg and contusions of the back yesterday aft ernoon when he was struck by an automobile in Yeadon The driver of the car Miss Josephine Wilson of Norristown took McElroy to the Dela ware County Hospital where he was admitted CBv United Press AT PIMLICO Durbar Squeeze Play Gay Party Weather clear track muddy AT CHURCHILL DOWNS None Back Thistle Tom Lady Chaplel Bubbling O Patrol Hero Leaflet Weather clear track fast driver Prank Ketcham 53 of Fourth street Upland was re leased to appear for a hearing in police court Friday at 8 p m The Upland resident was arrested on a warrant sworn out by police following complaint of Charles Peel 1001 Westover road Wilmington Del who claims his car was sidewiped by one operated by Ketcham at Ninth and Butler streets last Sunday PIKEKIWANIANS MEET AT GLENOLDEN A Mothers Day program has been arranged for this evenings dinner meeting of the Chester Pike Kiwanis Club to be held in the Boone Avenue rr Qlenolden President Robert w Walls has announced that the meeting will be what is known as a cen efforts h are being made to have every member h The guest speaker be Mrs Jennie A Griffith TABERNACLE SERVICES Elaborate ceremonies are being plannedfor the unveiling of a me morial shaft to be erected to the memory of the deceased members of the Chester Police Department The shaft similar to the one in Chester Rural cemetery which was erected to the memory of Spanish American War Veterans will be placed in the small plot at the rear of the Old City Hall and the unveil ing ceremonies will be conducted at 10 a m Memorial Day Tuesday May 30 Mayor William Ward Jr Chief of Police John Vance and several other widelyknown speakers will partici pate in the ceremonies A touch of the military will be lent by a detach ment of national guardsmen and World War veterans who will fire three volleys and sound Taps at the conclusion of the exercises It is hoped to have a band for the occa sion A victory for Chester barbers was won when an opinion recently handed down by Judge John M Broomall declared the city ordinance com pelling barbers to pay a city license fee of annually was in conflict with a state law which governs the conducting of tonsorial parlors The opinion was made public at a meeting of city council and on mo tion of Councilman William M Powel it was decided that the barbers of the city who had paid their 1933 license fee be reimbursed The opinion was based on an ap summary conviction by William Chouch who under an or dinance passed in February 1919 was fined for refusal to pay his 1932 license He was represented by A B Geary of the law firm of Geary and The opinion reads in part Defendant had complied with all Continued on Last Page FAIR AND WARMER WEATHER FORECAST rising SG ce ls Announced for at Chester Pente Ninth street and avenue to welcomp thp pastor Clarence T Maloney and Mrs her DARBY GIRL INJURED Slipping on a step as she was leav ing her home to go to school this morning Miss Dorothy Hawk four teen year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Lester Hawk 621 nue Darby fell and suffereda lacera tion of her hand on a broken milk bottle and injured her spine The girl was treated by a nearby ohvsi cian JOSEPH T RICHARDS DIES AT CAPE MAY CAPE MAY N J May Joseph T Richards who rose from rodman to chief engineer of mainte nance of the way and retired after 46 years service with the Pennsylvania Railroad died at his home here today He was 88 Richards born near Rising Sun Md in 1845 was theeighth in de scent from Dr Joseph Richards a leader in the Society of Friends who settled near Chester Pa in 1682 He was noted for his pioneer work in railroad engineering He aided in preparation of plans for the railroads tunnels under the Hudson River in New York and directed replacement cf bridges after the Johnstown Pa flood He leaves a son J Ernest Richards Philadelphia and two daughters Mrs Norman S Esigr Philadelphia and Mrs Eugene Sawyer of North Caro lina Fair weather with slowly temperature is predicted today in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be mostly cloudy and warmer tomorrow probably with showers in the after noon or at night The highest temperature here yes terday was 67 degrees at 115 a m and the lowest was 51 at 830 p The average of 59 was four degrees below normal for the date and 15 degrees below the average May 16 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 37established in 1922 and minimum 44 in 1878 Sunrise today was at 544 a m and sunset will be at 811 p m eastern daylight saving time Hitler ascribed all of Germanys troubles and the woes of the world at large to the treaty of Versailles which he said created new wounds instead of healing the old ones He lashed out at the security de mands of Prance and the little en ten te powers France Poland and Czechoslo vakia have thousands of lighting planes tanks and poison gases he said not have more nght to demand security than her highly armed interallied neighbors present was Prince August youngest son of the former Kaiser who is an enthusiastic Nazi uni as did the solid block of Nazi deputies who occupied seats the Th th The theatre was a vast Germany Chancellor Hitler has no aggressive aims said ids Events at a Glance A summary of the vital international situation as it was unfolded BevlinAChunrcllor Adolf HiLler NAZI lender turned talk from war to peace with Reichstag speech awaited all over the world He offered to join any nonaggression pact as proposed by President Roosevelt favored the Presidents summation that the British plan lor equabzmp armaments ho adopted hut anul that unless other signatories of the Versailles Treaty kept their pledges to disarm Germany had the right to arm President Roosevelt ho said deserved Germanys warm thanks lor his declaration thanks and his apparent relief it President Roosevelts appeal to the world for peace and economic cooperation were symptomatic of praise from many nations Japan alone seemed hesitant She feared being asked as part of a nonaggression promise not to send more troops to Manchuria or Chinn From nllworld capitals came news that the Roosevelt letter to world rulers might prove the turning point from talk of war heard recently Yesterdays development was the Roosevelt letter Todays the Hitler speech Tomorrow the League of Nations Disarmament Con ference meets at Geneva with Norman H Davis American Amhas sndoratLarge ready to take the lend in shaking the conference out of its diplomatic shadowboxing into a conference pointed toward peacestimulating action CHESTER DAY 72 Merchants Gooperating to Make Friday Sales Event Great Success most com CpAL THIEVES ACTIVE Coal thieves with the aid of chil drens express wagons have during the past several days been causing the watchman at a coal yard located at Ninth and Broomall streets con siderable annoyance by entering the yard and carrying off large quan tities of the companys product A close watch is now being kept over the place with the hope that the cul prits will be caught Seventytwo of Chesters progressive merchants have pleted plans for what promises to be a dramatic festival of valuegiving that every thrifty shopper will long remember The elaborate event planned bet ter than any previous attempt made by themerchants will be known as Chester Day and will be observed the day after the Every representative business man in the city is going to vie with his competitor in giving superbargains and service unexcelled They have made all arrangements to have extra salesmen and saleswomen who can courteously cater to the thousands She is ready to join in any new non aggression pacts and to partici pate in a joint movement recogniz ing the United States as the guaran tor of peace he said Germany Is thinking only of se curity She will never ratify an agreement eternalizing her defama tion N TRIPLE CRASH in Collision at Third and Lloyd Streets A women was injured and three automobiles were badly damaged in efrlriPIe Collision at Third and Lloyd streets shortly before 1 p m today The injured woman is Mrs Samuel DePaul 1214 West Third Is wee was treated at the Chester Ho for contusions of the neck Mrs DePaul was riding in the ily automobile which was driven cast on Third street by he husband AS he started across th intersection of Lloyd street he noticed Hospt ft called upon tbV Allies toful nii Lhelr pledges under the Versailles Treaty declaring that Germany had disarmed beyond reason and made good her reparations obligations to the point of suicide iOeroany the Chancellor said is willing to agree to a fiveyear transitory period to reform her army hi accordance with the Mac Donald plan if she is given equality when those five years have passed She is ready to consent to co operate as reconstruction without disarmament is impossible Germanys one wish is for peace and independence Hitler finished his address at 402 p m 1102 AM EDT with a fervent plea for world cooperation May the nations he said find a way to real understanding on the basis of equal rights The Reichstag immediately passed a resolution endorsing the Chancel lors announced foreign policies in full and then joined in singmK Deutschland Ucbcr The former German crown prince in full uniform his son Prince Louis Ferdinand in civilian clothes and numerous other dignitaries were among the prominent spectators who assembled in the Kroll opera to the the momentous address H Pm Hitler strafe tribune took his place before The deputies sank into their seata and subsided Into absolute silence Captain Herman Wilhelni Goerintr speaker of the Reichstag German men and women Goer ing said the Reichsta h Highlights of Hitlers Speech Continued ou Last Page Hitler Would Welcome US as Peace Guarantor President Roosevelts proposal S521 to my knowledge last night obliges the German govern ment to warm gratitude Ifc is wil to this method to solve crisis because it agrees that no economic recovery without a solution of the disarmament question After stressing Germanys wil e again referred to dent Roosevelt saying would welcome the posibility of a consultative nact In the Presidents posaJ to bring the United States into contact with European affairs as the guarantor of peace This proposal brings great relief to all those willing to maintain sincere fH on Lloyd at fast rate and realizing that a col lision was inevitable he car tn motorcar strct driven who will come here by bus trolley and by boat One of the important features of Neils LHiiorri the gaia event is that every par Benign ticipating you can tell who is participatingby looking for the official sign in store windows Continued on Last Page Beer Selling Privilege Rush on in West End Ptace Some found the US TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON May Treasury as of May 15 expenditures 93239692 customs receipts 37403 to be great gamblers Some are mortgaging their homes others are ut risking their household furniture for been se loans still others are mortgaging the j family car and many have hocked the family jewelry The gamble is beer selling profitable be cant help being such with a glass of beer or bottle of beer floating under everyones nose After such a he competition wasnt just keen it was stupendous Beer signs were placed in drug stores restaurants speakeasies grocery stores hotels cigar stores shacks and even in homes All that is over The weeding out has begun and the survival of the but the availability a little less liberal With this in mind the beer gamblers are spending hundreds of dollars 5n this city to make their places attractive It is necessary to present three hundred square feet Continued on Last Page crash Lloyd by one KclcnineT of county the impact Continued on Last BERLIN May of the most important statements in Chancellor Hitlers speech today fol low All our troubles originated with the treaty of Versailles New application of force would only lead to disturbance of the balance of power in Europe and dis location of the existing order Germany wants to prevent a forceful solution of the world chaos by sincere cooperation Inner poli tical aims do not harm other na tions hn h ton not only sells boloney put he can demonstrate how easy it is for EO many to serve it on short Paddy McPadden denies that hes to pitch for the FelioT enough bad An automobile crashed into a at Wallingford The drivers should be that it was parked on the wrong side of the street Tr Trolley Service ShortLino reads a local cap We have no desire to Germanize others but we will defend ourselves if others try to deGermanize Ger mans Germany has disarmed beyond reason She has a moral claim upon the Allies to fulfill their obligations under the treaties Secretary of IN AKRON DISASTER WASHINGTON May jl Navy Swanson Jgment on the of her commander was a con tributory cause of the disaster to airship Akron last April 4 The court submitted a lengthy re port containing eleven separate points of opinion declaring that final destruction of the huge ship was caused by a down current of wind of such magnitude that the lower fin German is ready to renounce her demand for offensive weapons if the other nations destroy theirs Germanys one wish is for peace and independence could be checked 76 men on board the Akron lan tic Ocean off the New Jersey coast during a severe thunderstorm 73 including Rear Admiral William A MofTett lost their lives of on the part of Commander Frank C Mc Cord who died in the crash was attributed by the court to his failure to set a course that would have kept him in the safe semicircle thereby probably avoiding the severe condi tions finally encountered f are unwill ing to fulfill their treaty obligations Germany must be conceded at least equality Germany Is sincerely thankful for the plan of President Roosevelt Germany is ready to cooperate as world reconstruction is impossible without disarmament Germany has no aggressive aims She is ready to Join in any new non aggression pact She Germany is ready to recog nize the United States as a guarantor of peace Germany will never ratify an agreement eternalizing her defama t on As a constantly defamed na tion we would no longer bea mem ber of the League of Nations Since the treaty of Versailles was signed there have been 227900 men women and children suicides in Germany tion But even at that they have some great old boats on that line There will belittle restriction on parking Friday Theres little re striction any day if one is to judge by Sproul street between Sixth and Seventh streets Cleveland councilman Introduced an ordinance to make it illegal to steal from baseball teams that play in city parks Lots of people will agree that its about time stealing was made illegal in this country Market seems to be substantiating the rumor of a big rise but person ally we dont take any stock in it More than 4000000 people in this country can neither read nor write reads a report by the National Ad visory Committee on Illiteracy Might send them to Germany where they wouldnt be allowed to anyway The Weather WASHINGTON May UP The weather forecast for Eastern Pennsylvania Fair tonight and Thursday slightly warmer Thursday New Jersey Fair tonight and Thursday little change in Tempera ture Western Pennsylvania Fair night Thursday increasing cloudi ness and somewhat warmer probably local thundershowers Thursday night TODAYS TEMPERATtHRES 6 a m 4811 a m 60 7 a m 50 Noon i64 3 a m52 i p m 65 9 a m54 2 p m66 10 a m M 56 ;