Chester Times, May 18, 1933

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May 18, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 18, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE 10NTHS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 57TH 17596 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day Dally Leased Wiro Reports of United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA THURSDAY MAY IS 1933 TWENTYEIGHT PAGES 14 RULERS ACCEPT U S PEACE DRIVE IN FRIENDLY VEIN King George of England Heads List Followed by Le Brim France Governments Not Bound Roosevelt Sends Davis to Geneva on Mission WASHINGTON May Cheered by Iriendly messages from 14 foreign rulers President Roose velt today pushed forward his drive for world peace disarmament and prosperity Norman H Davis Americas Am bassador of Peace in Europe was or dered to Geneva to sponsor the Presidents disarmament and security plan before the World Disarmament conference meeting Friday Secre tary ofState Hull expedited prepara tions for the World Economic con ference in London Chancellor Hitlers speech well re ceived here appeared to end the danger of a FrancoGerman crisis and to open the way for a European disarmament treaty King George of Great Britain President Le Brun of France and heads of 10 other nations promised fullest consideration by their govern ments of Mr Roosevelts bid for peace King George cabled the President I thank you for your important message which I have communicated to my governments in order that it may receive their fullest considera tion Said Lebrun I thank you for your communica tion I hasten to render hojnage to the lofty sentiments which have dic tated it in your fervent love of peace and your sincere desire for the eco nomic recovery of thepeoples The government of the French republic will study the communication in a similar spirit and a community of as piration Messages in a similar tone were re ceived from the chief executives of Austria Sweden Denmark Latvia Norway the Netherlands Cuba Mex ico Panama Switzerland Germany and Spain These messages did not bind the governments to accept details of the Roosevelt plan but they indicated friendliness toward it Reports to the State Department from American embassies in Europe and South America indicated that the Presidents plan was well received by public and press BERLIN May Roosevelt made fully aware of Ger man official views on disarmament by Dr Hjalmar Schacht president of the Reichsbank phrased his unprece dented worldwide appeal for peace in sympathetic vein and thus indirectly animated Chancellor Adolf Hitlers conciliatory speech before the Reich stag the United Press learned on re liable authority today German obserxers believed that Hitlers efforts to still the troubled international waters were greatly in spired by President Roosevelts dra matic gesture and officials credited Dr Schacht German delegate to PRICE TWO CENTS TAKING A BARRIER AT ROSE TREE MILLIONS FOR PA IN WORKS PLAN Phila Area May Benefit Flood Control for Tini cum Urged by Price a close second m the picture War Flap sired by Man o War finished third Continued on Page Twentysix 3000 GO TO WORK IN STEEL PLANT Ind May INS More than 3000 men have gone back to work here in the steel capital of the middle west j Blast furnaces were roaring a wel come tune today as the Gary works complied with an order ior 75000 tons of steel making a pickup among companies that manufacture auto mobile parts railway cars farm machinery and other implements The Illinois Steel Company is working 32 per cent of capacity compared with 10 per cent a month ago TJ S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON May The treasury net balance for May 16 was expenditures that day were 5591941138 customs re ceipts for the month through May were TO RETURN TO CALIFORNIA Mrs Harry Hart and daughter of Los Angeles Calif will leave for their home on May 29 Mrs Hart has been spending the past two months in Chester with her family and is now with her brother Frank J Bruton 508 Hinkson boulevard Ridley Park where she will remain until she leaves for her home Mrs Hart has resided in Los Angeles for the past 11 years FUGITIVE SURRENDERS Maurice Lasch 38 a former city employe and Philadelphia Republican orgamization committeeman sought on afugutive warrant for three years surrendered yesterday to face charges of embezzling Onlted Press AT CHURCHILL DOWNS Gflberl Elston Tom1 Ocean Flight Bonni ViewCresta Run Kievette Pete Night Jasmine Pretty Monk K Penny Trotwood Balder dash Nuckols Boy Watch Tower Maid of Honor Belen AT BOWIE Moon Shy Paddock Rea Loughport Blotter Gadaround Mr SwiTt Welsh Betty Dark Ayr Donna Linfla Ned O Open Hearth Blanche Bubola Pelham Cloudy Day Weather clear track Special Booth Will Fete to Receive Needed Articles WAS NEAR DEATH REAL BARGAINS Patricia McCloskey seveamonth of Mr and Mrs Harry of 23 North Wells ave will be offered the residents of this city and county to assist the Chester Hospital on Thurs day May 25 by donating either money gifts of jellies linen pillow cases sheets or any article that can be used to add to the happiness and comfort of the patients in the insti tution In order thatthose so desiring may contribute to the aid of this worthy cause the board of managers of the hospitalhave to erect a booth to be known as the Donation Booth on the spacious lawns sur rounding the building located at Ninth and Barclay streets where do nations will be received in connec tion withthe May Market Day wSich is oneof the daysin the vcar when the management the institution offers one of the largest assortment of fancy goods candies cakes and many other articles both useful and ornameptal to the public at reason able prices in order to secure funds to help defray its expenses Those residents desiring to donate pillow cases are informed that Continued on Page Twentysix from injury and possible death yes terdy when a baby coach in which she was lying was struck and upset by an automobile driven by her uncle Paul McCloskey of the Wells avenue address as he was backing out of the driveway from the garage in the rear of the home Mrs Eleanor McCloskey mother of the child who had returned from a visit to herparents a short distance from her home had left Patricia in the coach with the handle of the ve hicle protruding over the edge of the driveway McCloskey failed to notice the coach as he backed the car down the drive way and the car struck the protrud ing handle bar causing the lighter vehicle to upset and throw the child out on the street Cries of excited neighbors who witnessed the incident attracted McCloskeys attention in time for himv to stop the car when one of the wheels was within a few inches of the childshead FAIR AND SLIGHTLY WARMER WEATHER Two Philadelphia boys arrested here yesterday while carrying a coil of copper i being detained by police for questioning The boys gave their names as Charles Mc Dermott 18 of South Beechwood street and Peter Gauvis 19 Cant well street Philadelphia They were arrested by Sergeant Peterson and Patrolman Holt The only other defendants nn po lice court this morning were four men arrested for intoxication All were discharged They were slated as James A Hamilton Crum Lyrme John Foley Ulrich street Samuel Juditys Twin Oaks and Martin Burns no address AUTOS KILL 602 IN 4 MONTHS IN PA HARRISBURG Pa May in the number of auto mobile accidents in fatalities and in the number injured were reported by Fair and slightly warmer is the prediction today in eastern Pennsyl vania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be mostly cloudy and warmer tomorrow with showers probable The highest temperature here yes terday was 73 degrees at 5 p m and the lowest was 50 at 6 a m The average of 62 was one degree below for the date and 10 degrees below the average May 17 last year Maximum temperature for the late is 89 established in 1906 and minimum 41 in 1891 Sunrise today was at 543 a m and sunset will be at 812 p m eastern daylight saving time TO DISCUSS CAMP PLANS Directors of Camp ChesNor the combined summer Y M C Avaca tion camp of the Chester and Norris town branches will meet this evening at 8 oclock in the Norristown Y M C A building Thosewhowill rep resent Chester are James Rodgers Albert Knabb Farwell Long and the boys department secretary I c Bupp Plans pertaining to the ar rangement of the camp schedule and the adoption of some new fea tures will be discussed the year as compared lar 1932 period The report showed 13594 accidents in which 602 were killed and 13479 nonfatally injured between January 1 and May 1 of this year In 1932 for the same period the department recorded 12440 accidents 583 fatali ties and 11057 persons injured LEVEE COLLAPSES IND FARMS MENACED VINCENNES Ind May INS than 15000 acres of farm land in Knox county were inundated when a large section of the Wabash river levee near Emison Ind col lapsed early today Flood waters rushing through the broken levee were spreading today over a vast area in northern Knox county Many bottom land farmers were forced to leave their homes ReI ports were received that considerable livestock was lost Percivals Adventure a playlet written by Anna May Ward a stu dent of 10B grade in the Chester High School was presented for the enter tainment of the students at assembly m the auditoriumof the school this morning The members of the cast were Anna May Ward Edith Salmons George Bushy Joseph Scotchard and Susan Carter Music was furnished bv the high school orchestra KILLED TJXDER NTAGARA FALLS N Y May 13 f McGuire 56 West Philadelphia died today from in juries received when he was run overby an Erie freight train STERRETT NAMED Y M C A CHIEF v New Secretary Appointed to Local Branch Suc ceeds E W Sheffield Directors of the Young Mens Chris tian Association have announced the appointment of a new Chester Day Tomorrow Gives Promise of Ex ceeding Expectations Tomorrow is Chester Day It is a day for which the merchants have planned for weeks and have left nothing unfinished to make it one long to be remembered Every store displaying official Ches ter Day cards in the windows is stocked up with unheard of bargains all new fresh summer merchandise selected from the best producers in the country so that the tastes of the most fastidious shoppers may be met A great outpouring of shoppers is expected to arrive early tomorrow morning Most of the stores joining in this citywide Chester Day jubilee will throw open their doors at 830 a m and remain open until 10 p m As a special inducement to buyers the merchants have arranged that all incoming shoppers will be carried free on the trolley lines connecting with this city and special buses have been provided for the small army of shop pers who reside in South Jersey who have expressed their intention of be ing among the first to take advantage of the many bargains that will be offered Chief of Police John Vance and Superintendent James H Dcavenport have completed plans to handle the Increased traffic pa trolmen will be assigned to the cen tral business zone to prevent acci dents and keep traffic flowing and also to assist the throngs of men and women who will trek here for the gala event More than 100 magnificent and costly prizes will be awarded to the shoppers who will be holders of cer tain purchase tickets Each buyer will be handed a numbered certificate and these certificates will be dropped in award boxes which will be found in all stores The 100 winning ones will be drawn on Saturday afternoon at City Hall plaza with Mayor Wil liam Ward Jr presiding WASHINGTON May Substan tlal benefit to Pennsylvania industries and material assistance to the county and municipal units of the Keystone state are anticipated from the Roose jvelt public worksindustrial control bill submitted to Congress Situa tions that had the effect of retarding recovery in the States ccoobmtc sit uation are expected to be overcome through the application of the law the speedy enactment of which is anticipated First the measure points the way to early stabilization of the bitumi nous coal industry by regulating pro duction and distribution and prevent ing cutthroat competition Second definite lines of action are laid down to enable city county and sjnte authorities to prosecute great public works and to assist private undertakings of a selfliquidating character Third broad powers are invested in the President to inaugurate location of unemployed industrial workers with knohveclge of agriculture on farms where they may produce suffi cient for a livelihood In addition the state of Pennsyl vania would be awarded approxi mately of the grant in the measure intended f or primary and secondary road building Similar to the rules which would apply to stabilization of the bitumi nous industry are those by which the nations oil industry might be placed on a firmer footing Governor Pln chot discussed these situations with President Roosevelt several days ago The industrial control sections of the bill according to Senator Robert F Wagner of New York who assisted in framing the measure nre adequate to insure a new deal for the bitumin ous industry Specific provision is made to pro tect the rights o the workers Oper ators in fact cannot enter into any agreement between themselves with out insuring that these rights will be protected The Philadelphia area will filso be a material gainer if the recommenda tions of Pennsylvania Congressmen bring about inclusion of a number of important projects in the public works program Flood control for Southwest Phil adelphia and Tinicum township Del aware county is being urged by Con gressman Stokes Philadelphia and Congressman Wolfendcn of Upper Darby This work would restore broken dikes and prevent the over flow of creeks in that territory Improvement of the Delaware river at Philadelphia is advocated by Con gressman Strong of Brookville This would cost He is the rank ing Re publicanvm ember of the Rivers and Harbpifeff Committee and is also backing in the last rivers and harbors bill for improve ments in the Allegheny river to cost 53700000 and improvement of the harbor at Erie to cost FIRE THREATENS DESHONGMANSION Health Nurse Makes Dis covery Civil War Relics Escape Damage Quick action by an American Red Cross Community Health Nurse Miss Edna Butter worth and prompt re sponse by men and apparatus of the city fire department averted serious damage to Dcshong Mansion in De shone Memorial Park Tenth street and Edgmont avenue shortly before ioO oclock last evening An overhentcd furnace in the base ment of the building is blamed by ivremen for the incipient blaze The heat from the furnace ignited the cellar ceiling and the names ate their way up between the wall partition of the first floor The firereached a portion of the wall which formsthe Of lhc Doting room of Wilde Post No 25 G A R and the countless numbers of valuable Civil War relics pictures flags anc ban in the room wore threatened hclestruction However all these objects so dear to the hearts of the few remaining veterans were undnm nged by either fire water or chem icals Miss Butterworth who wns in checking records in The community hen 1th service office on the opposite side of the hallway from the G A R room detected I he odor of smoke and upon openingLhc door oi the old meeting room saw the flames and smoke She hurricrt bark to the health center office and tele phoned to the Moyamcnslnp Hook and Ladder Company and the fire men responded to a still alarm An alarm was sent in later from Box 41 located at Ninth street and Edgmont avenue and all district com panies responded Prior to the arrival of the firemen Miss Butterworth had summoned the park guards William Ditchflcld head of the park police and two of the guards with the aid of several hand chemical extinguishers held the flames In check until the smg company arrived with its apoara tus Thc fire did only slight damage The firemen took extreme cure in protecting the relics in the room occupied by the Civil War veterans The district companies were In serv ice about half an hour FIRST WARD AUTOJST HAS NARROW ESCAPE NAMED TO WEST POINT MerHU IluUon Hursh of Glcnol dcn designated as principal candidate for army school Scores of youths who seek infor mation about enlistment in the Civilian Conservation daily deluge the offices of Mayor William Ward Jr who directs them to the headquarters of the Chester Relief and Family Welfare Association Ever since he assumed office Mayor Ward has taken a keen interest in BRITISH TITLE AGAIN GLENEAGLES Scotland May IB For the second time in history the British womens golf champion ship has been won by the same con testant in three consecutive years Enid Wilson the 23yearold girl from Notts today defeated Diana Plump ton Frintononsea Miss Wilson won the final match of the 1933 championship by 5 and 4 Lady Margaret Scott won the tournament inaugural in 1893 and re peated in 1894 and 1895 She is the only other player to have won the title in three successive tournaments Cecil Leith however won three con secutive tournaments in 1914 1920 and 1921 No tourneys were held be tween 1914 and 1920 Vernon L Stover 10 East Mowry street had a remarkable escape from serious injury when an automobile he was driving was struck at Twentyfourth anci Chestnut streets by aw automobile operated by At torney E A Howcll of this city yes terday Stoversautomobile wasbadly damaged and he Was treated later for numerous bruises and brush burns Police learned that stover was driving east on Twentyfourth street and slowed for the intersection of Chestnut street as is his custom Knowing there are Stop signs on Chestnut street at this intersection he did not stop but jusc as he en tered the highway his car xvas struck with such force by Mr Ho wells car that it was driven into a tree and then rolled over Residents attracted by the crash aided Stover from the upturned automobile No arrests were made the welfare of unfortunates and has aided scores without any though of recompense When the government j decided to relieve the unemployment situation by putting selected youths of the nation to work in this manner the Mayor was besieged with in quiries He sought information and to the great surprise of officials learned from Colonel F G Turner V in charge of recruiting cessor to Elson W Sheffield who rej Chesters quota was called tired from active work as head of During a tense moment at this the local association last fall meeting of Council the reply j 25 years of service Col Turner to the Mayors query f o years 01 service j was read but not commented upon The new appointee Samuel Sterrett The letter in part read well known to many residents of this The selection is in the hands of city was connected with the local authorities for two reasons sociation for a number 6t years about have years ago in the capacity of sec had directand immediate control are leSh ffi department at in a better position to make recomi which time he married a Chester girl mendations than those unfamiliar Since leaving his position in the j with localconditions j Chester Y M C A he has been conj The letter pointed out that Mrs Ithe VriOU5 pur Price is in charge of the i suits or Y M C A work and willwork come to Chester from a long period of service as general secretary of the Young Mens Christian Association at Scottsboro Pa His efforts follow ing the taking over of his duties here June 1 will be backed up by an ex cellent record of service among boys DISCUSSES FINANCES George H Houston president of the Baldwin Locomotive Works spoke yesterday at a regional conference on ucuy ictuiu UA service among DOys ij0iu SL tue manuiac Since the retirement of Mr tiers and Bankers Club Philadel pnia His subject was Accounting for in which he discussed financial statements expense control and cost accounting in all of their various aspects Sheffield no appointment of a gen eral secretary had been made and the duties of the office have been carried on by the departmental sec retaries who have been advised by William Trainer at one time a Y M C A secretary Mr Trainer onered his services in a temporary capacity until final appointment could be made by the board Upon coming to Chester shortly before beginning his duties on June first Mr Sterrett will make his resi dence here GASOLINE THIEVES BLAMED Gasoline thieves last night ignited several cans of the liquid on the new state highway being built between Glen Mills and Cheyney damaging a tractor and a road shovel Concord vine flremen were called out to ex tinguish the burn ing liquid Work of improving Concord road from Lincoln street to Central ave nue is progressing rapidly During the latter part of last week and the early part of this week the rains in ter f erred with the work but since the return of favorable weather condi tions a large force of men employed by the contractor to whom the State Highway Department let the contract has been at work with a road scraper and dump trucks They are now work ing between Tilghman street and Central avenue The roadway has been closed to traffic between Lincoln street and Central avenue and signs have been posted notifying persons the highway is closed to raffic STEEL ORDER IS PLACED PITTSBURGH May fINS The American Bridge Company to day announced receipt of final con tracts for worth of steel to be used in construction of the San FranciscoOakland bridge Approximately 124000 tons of structural steel are included in the orders most of which will be fab ricated at the Am bridge and Gary plants of American Bridge and bv American Steel Wire Company Company officials said they be lievedthe order the largest of its kind ever let Draftsmen will begin work Imme diately drawing plans the steel officials said Actual fabrication wili not start until August PROHIBITION UNIT WILL MEET TONIGHT Allied forces for Prohibition in this city will turn out this evening and attend the meting to be held in the Odd Fellows Temple Eighth and Sproul streets Speakers who will address the meeting are Col Patrick Callahan of Louisville Ky and Dr William T Ellis of Swarthmorc The former is a nationally known speaker and Dr Ellis has appeared before many audiences in this city and county in the prohibition cause It is expected that large delegations representing the various churches wm attend the meeting CHESTER RESIDENT FACING CHARGES Charles E Frazier of East Seventh street this city was held under bail for further hearing Saturday after being arralnged before Judrc Lynn Municipal Court Wilmington Del yesterday Frazier was arrested on a charge of uttering a worthless check Tuesday afternoon At the police station he questioned more than an hour When hewas being searched by Turnkey Davidson a 45 calibre re volver was found on himso a charge of carrying a concealed deadly weapon was placed against him Frazier said he had intended to pawn the gun The worthless check was uttered to Francis A OConnell of Shusters Inc 833 Market street September 26 1932 MITClllBONDS UP ATJHS TRIAL Transactions in High Fig TiresWith His Wife Revealed WESTP01NT MADE Glcnoldcn Boy Gets First Chance Frank C Starr Jr Alternate Mcrritt Button Hursh son of Frank L Hursh 25 South Scott avenue Glenolden has received the principal appointment at West Point Military Academy from Congressman James of the Eighth Congres sional District Frank Clyde stun Jr 53 Erusl Twentyfourh street this city has been named by Congressman Wolfen dcn second alternate candidate for admission to West Point Young Starr a son of Mr and Mrs Frank C Starr is a P M C student Daniel E Grccry of 1002 Childs avenue Drexel Hill has been named as first alternate candidate The throe will receive a mental examination to test their qualifica tions lor admittance to the army school on July l Later they must pass a physical test Young Hursh who is a student at Wcnonah Military Academy Weno nah N J will take the examination to qualify for his new appointment on June 21 The young man was a student in GlcnNor High School up to within a year of his graduation when he left for Germantown Academy where he attended for throe years graduating last June Last fall ho entered Weno nnh Military Academy for a prepara tory course and will graduate next month v Hutton played three years at right guard on the varsity football at Ger mantown Academy He was also a member of the Germantown crew Last fall he played on Wenonah Varsity football team Attending the Citizens Military Training Corps camps for three years Hutton passed his fourth year through a recommendation of the Reserve Officers Training Corps He was made regimental color sergeant of Wcnonah Academy soon alter his entry The young man is now a member of the 112th Field Artillery National Guard of New Jersey If Hutton Hursh fails to survive either or both of the examinations Dnnicl E Ornery will succeed to the principals place and if he should fail i Prank Clyde Starr Jr will have a l clear field The succciisful one will remain at the academy four years during which he will receive a combined military and academic education the latter on a par with that of standard uni versities During the fouryear term he will receive a salary of per year in addition toa subsistence al lowance that will bring his total com pensation to more than yearly i Upon graduation from West Point I he will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the regular army CORONER ARRANGES FOR TWO INQUESTS NEW YORK May GCJard A Kcyes office manager for J PMorgan Co was recalled to testfiy today in the trial of Charles E Mitchell banker accused of evad ing income tax payments for 1029 and 1930 He was questioned briefly about three mortgages given by Mitchell to Morgan in 1931 totaling approxi mately ss additional se curity for Mitchells heavy borrow ing Although the mortgages were de livered in 1931 they were not re corded until March of this year when Morgan and Go paid In fees for recording them charging the fees to Mitchells account Edward P Barrett a vicepresi dent of the National City Bank who had control of Mrs Mitchells books and investments was called next I want to ask you a personal ques tion said Max D Steur chief defense counsel You appear to have a nervous twitching of your eyes Are you conscious of it Youre not wink ink at anybody are you Or no sir said Barrett cer tainly not In his crossexamination of Bar rett Steuer elicited the fact that Mr and Mrs Mitchell previously had financial dealings with each other On May 14 1920 a letter to Mrs Mitchell from her husband revealed Mitchell borrowed SI25000 in bonds from his the bonds being turned over to the Farmers Loan and Trust Co to support Mitchells credit with that institution In December of the same year the bonds were returned toMw Mitchell Coroner J Evans Schcehlc M D of Llanerch will conduct two inquests at the office of Deputy Coroner George White Third nnd Norris 1 streets tomorrow afternoon begin ning at l oclock The cases will be those John J Dawson late of 1715 Walnut street who was instantly killed last Friday morning when he stepped into an open hatch and fell headlong into the hold of aship at the Sun Shipbuild ing and Drydock Companys plant foot of Morton avenue and Walter Peterson Negro whose lifeless body was found on Monday morning May 8 on the tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad near Highland avenue with his head almost severed from his body TWO INDICTED IN McMATH KIDNAPING BARNSTABLE Mass May special Barnstable county grand jury this afternoon handed down two indictments charging Ken neth and Cyril Buck brothers of Harwich with kidnaping and extor tion in the case of tenyearold Mar garet Peggy McMath of Detroit and Cape Cod TOURNEY TOMORROW EVELT GIVES PLANONINDUSTRY Ti Asks Action for Coopera tive Movement to Obtain Reemployment Three Billion Dollars for Jobs Involved Sales Tax Proposed WASHINGTON May CUP President Roosevelts reemploy ment program today began its swift legislative journey with Secretary of the Treasury Woodin and Budget Di rector Douglas representing the ad ministration at open hearings be fore the House Ways and Means committee The cabinet officer and the budget director were present to discuss new taxation needed to finance the 3300000000 public works section of the industrial plan The taxes are expected to yield The remainderof the omnibus bill has been framed by the White House including the vital sections mobiliz ing private industries on a wartime basis Director Douglas on behalf of the administration presented the com mittee four alternative tax programs Including a general sales tax to llnance the huge public works recovery bill Public works are expected to cre ate work for hundreds of thousands of unemployed Shorter work hours minimum wages and production Reared to demand are relied upon to provide Jobs for many more As the hearings began Chairman Doughton of the committee called upon the membership to discard par tisanship and join in the adminis trations effort to revive business and employment This Is one of the most important if nob the most important bill the President has presented to Con gress Dough toil said On motion of Representative Rngon p Arkansas the committee adopted a resolution creating a sub committee to study the antitrust law suspensions provided in the bill Bagon was named chairman Secretary Woodin was the first witness called la a brief statement he endorsed DoiiRhtons summary ofthe impor tance of the measure and then in trouccd Budget Director Douglas co author of the bill and chief spokes man of thn administration The public works fund will be spent partly by ttte Federal Government andpartly wtllbe ad vanced to states and municipalities The broad terms of the measureper mit Us use for building warships military aircraft publicroads Fed eral buildings flood works riverand harbor improvements slum replacements Selection of the in dividual is left to thePresi dent and an administrator to be ap pointed by him A littlenoticed paragraph in the 22page bill would give to the Presi Continucd on Page Twentysix Congress Today By UNITED PRESS SENATE Hears testimony in Lbuderback im peachment trial Conferees meet on securities regu lation bill Finance Committee considers nom inations Interstate Commerce Committea continues redrafting railroad bill HOUSE Routine legislation Ways and Means Committee begins hearings on public worksindustry control bill icsofTl Germanys one wish is for peace and independence That being the same wish as that of a henpecked husband we know in the First ward We havent seen any parcel carriers advertised for Chester Day bub most married women will bring him along Thrill seekers can find plenty of excitement any old day by sitting down at the corner of Third and Lloyd streets and watching the driv ers do their stuff Several score motorists were held up in Philadelphia yesterday by a de fective draw bridge Snothing afc all Several hundred are held up every day in Chicago by bandits President Roosevelt says the great est way to get a message to the public 15 to use the newspapers Support the President t Someone has been mean enough to suggest school authorities could economize by doing away vrtth music departments It might make fewer notes in circulation The Concord Country Clubs invita tion golf tournament originally sched uled to get underway today will open tomorrow Up until noon today there were 131 entries received by Joseph C Luke chairman of the tourna ment committee The tournament willconclude Sunday ATTEMPTED ROBBERY Sharon Hill police this morning re ceived report of an attempted rob bery at the Church of the Holy Spirit in which a door was reported to have been pried off The rector of the church Rev Joseph P Mon ville said nothing had been taken Irom the church interior The remote control physicians for merly had to hand out liquor pre scriptions has been changed to di rect control and limitless Our music editor tells us that most prima donnas are usually good cooks We must admit most of them have a good range The Weather WASHINGTON May UP Weather forecast Eastern Pennsylvania and slightly warmer tonight Friday in creasiner cloudiness probablyshow ers Friday night and in extreme west portion in afternoon Western Pennsylvania a1 rr slightly wanner in south portion to night Friday showers New Jersey Fair tonight and Fri day warmer tonight S a m50 11 a m 66 7 a m52 Noon 63 8 a m60 1 p 9 a m62 3 p m 70 10 a na 64 ;