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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 20, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE IONTSS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17598 Dally Leased Wire Reports ol United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA SATURDAY MAY 20 1933 TWENTY PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS DEDICATE NEW HOSPITAL AT DARBY SUNDAY FitzgeraldMercy Institu tion One of Finest in the East DEDICATE FITZGERALDMERCY HOSPITAL DARBY TOMORROW Cardinal to Officiate 10 000 Men to Join in the Parade Delaware countys newest hospital reputed to be one of the finest in stitutions of its kind in the United States the FitzgeraldMercy Hospi tal located at Main street and Davis avenue Darby is to be formally dedicated tomorrow afternoon witn ceremonies of an unusually elaborate nature The dedication ceremonies will in clude the laying of the cornerstone for the beautiful structure which has been built and furnished at an esti mated cost approximating several million dollars D Cardinal Dougherty willofficiate at the dedication of the building and the laying of the cornerstone The ceremonies scheduled for 3 30 oclock Daylight Saving Time are to be pre ceded by a parade in which it is estimated 10000 men will be in line Police of Darby under the direction of Chief Richard J as sisted by police of nearby boroughs are planning to liandle a throng of 30000 persons The to Cardinal Dough erty will be the Rt Rev Monsignor Fan ton J Fitzpatrick and the Rt Rev Monsignor Thomas F McNally Masters of ceremonies will include the Rev Francis J Furey D D and the Reyjviichael A Boyle Men of all of Che parishes of Dela ware acd Chester counties are ex pected to participate in the great pub lice demonstration and parade The delegation from this city has ar ranged to go to Darby by bus to facilitate parking targe delegations from Philadelphia will also have a part in the parade Women and children will accom pany Holy Name societies in special buses and trolleys The women and children will proceed immediately upon arrival to the hospital grounds while the men will goto the place of formation of the parade at MacDade boulevard or Bunting lane and Run dale avenue in Yeadon Participating societies have been advised to reach the assembly point of the parade not later than lGO p m Union marshals will be under the direction of William J Dougherty Joseph A Burke will have charge at GENEVA WAITS U S WORD NEW PEACE PACT Definition Monday on How Far America Will Go in Consultative Way MRS WILSON AT ROSE TREE BHARVEY SEEKS FREEDOM To Make Another Try for Parole Behavior Must Improve Court Says Free Messages to Any Part of World at May Market D the Fourth Sykes Ward exconstable in Continued on Last Page McCLURE GUN CLUS HONORS GARNER Vice President John N Garner of Texas was given an honorary mem bership m the McClure Gun Club at a dinner tendered the Vice President several Congressmen and other offi cials Wednesday night The dinner was served in the clubs quarters at Mt Calvert on the river Md Vice president Garner was intro duced to the members by Congress man James Wolfenden of Upper Darby and the honorary membership was tendered by David B McClure president of the club Among the lawmakers who were present Avere Congressmen Sam Ray Texas Lindsay C Warren Carolina J Russell Leach Have you any friends in Estonia Uruguay Persia or South Africa And do you want to send a free message to them The answer is simple Merely stbp will be given at the Chester Hospital May Market j f ui next Thursday go to the booth 01 another opportunity to plead tor Chester Radio Club and file your release from the county jail but unt mesiagc jt will be transmitted free less his behavior improves his chances j through the Amateur Radio Relay j League which has members through out the civilized world 30000 mem bers being m the United States This new feature of the May Mar burn North Washington D C George P D arrow J G Milligan Rich Philadelphia mond Mo George F Brumm Minersville Pa and Hugh C Bonner a secretary of Washington D C The liororary membership is the only one held in the club the only other honorary member to be named being the late Judge Isaac Johnson SHOWERS PROBABLE FOR THE WEEKEND of being freedare very slim This was indicated yesterday when John DeHaven White attorney for Sykes appeared before Judges Fronefteld and Broomall and asked when he could be given a hearing for Sykes parole A hearing was held two months ago and continued no date being set for the Due to absence of Judge MacDade who tried the case and sentenced Sykes to serve in the countv jail for malfeasanceextortion and several other crimes no date was fixed If Sykes had kept both feet on the ground he might hve been paroled long ago Judge Fronefield commented when MrWhite finished talking We understand his be havior in prison has been very bad and every time his application for parole is refused he gets worse I will have a few questions to ask him when he comes into Court the judge concluded At the last hearing Sykes ap peared in court a physicaland mental wreck and said thatprison confine ment had ruined his health At that time he weighed 138 pounds as com pared to 168 when he was sentenced The sneering smile he affected when sentenced by Judge MacDade was gone and he sat with tears in his eyes as his attorney pleaded his case for him There have been many rumors none of which have been verified that Sykes had been a constant source of trouble in jail and on one occasion led a hunger strike which lasted several days He has in the prison laundry and when there was a change of regime at Maryland is the weather forecast Broadmeadows is said Sykes re ket was arranged through the cour tesy of the officers of the Chester Radio Club and Mrs W Mac farlane of the May Market commit tee Messages will be sent free to any part of the world The booth of the radio club will stration of 5 metre work and will permit radio phone messages between the May Market and the club hcacl quartcrs at 1013 Butler street The public will be invited to talk over this radio phone Tne club officers and committee workers who Will be m charge oL the booth include Alfred S Burke presi dent John EEchus in charge oT equipment Miss Mary Dougherty hostess Harold S Bcnney in charge CHESTER DAY AGREATSUCCESS Merchants Are Gratified by Response of Shoppers Stock Moved The greatest volume of business In several years was recorded here yes terday the first Chester Dtiy accord ing to the merchants who partici pated It was a tremendous success said of messages John Bauer and Frank Ralph S Swarts president of the I Merchants Division of the Delaware Gorman technicians The officials of the May Market are calling attention to the yearly feature of a fine supper served after the after noon program This will permit the women folks to Rive their home a vacation and permit a free day for the joys and attractions of the May Merkct Thoo in charge of contain various pieces of equipment the supper are Mrs G L Arimtage which will be used for demonslra G B Sickel and Mrs A V B Probable local thunder showers to day and tomorrow in Eastern Penn sylvania New Jersey Delaware and It will be somewhat cooler tomor row The highest temperature here yes terday was 76 degrees at 430 p m and the lowest was 54 at 6 a m The average of 65 was one degree above normal for the date and four degrees above the average May 19 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 91 established in 1911 and minimum 41 in 1882 Sunrise today was at 541 a m and sunset will be at 814 pm East ern Daylight Saving Time RUBBISH WAS ABLAZE fused to take orders from the new officials Mr White indicated yesterday that he will ask Judge MacDade to fix a date for a hearing immediately upon his return to the bench County Chamber of Commerce Every one of the participating merchants was well pleased with the response by the people The crowd was the larg est seen in this city for a long time Mr Swarts could not state defi nitely but he said he felt safe in predicting that Chester Day would become an annual event The weather was ideal for tne gala shopping event and despite the heavy rush throughout the day not an accir dent marred the occasion due to pre cautions taken by police Many ex tra traffic men were employed in the central business zone During the day thousands of award tickets were distributed to those mak ing purchases and each store had a box in which the tickets were dcpos Business Definitely Betters Court Rules in Favor of itedjui these collected tlons One exhibit will be a demon Orr TRADE EXPANDS OVER THE NATION GIVEN CUSTODY OFZCHffiDREN Italys FourPower Plan Once Thought Dead Is Beinrr Advanced GENEVA May long awaited definition of how far Amer ica will go in a consultative pact to guarantee the peace of Europe wll be delivered to the general commis sion of the Disarmament Conference Monday the United Press learned authoritatively today United States Ambassador Nor man H Davis received aneight page cable from the State Department in Washington setting forth in detai the type of treaty the United would be willing to sign American willingness to enter sucl a pact however is predicated en tirely upon thorough clisannamcn by the European powers Dtxvis i was understood will urge the Euro Monday to reduce their mill tary establishments stressing th necessity for rigid international con trol of armaments after a non aggression consultative treaty is signed When the general commission of the disarmament conference met to day GivivScppe Motta hcnd of the Swiss delegation demanded that the United States define its position on security in order to save the confer ence Looking directly at the United States delegate Hugh Wilson he exclaimed Let the United States pronounce the liberating words LONDON May Mussolinis proposed four power pact to preserve the peace of Europe seemingly doomed because of the violent opposition of the Little En tente and the passive resistance of the French is now in the stage of ad vanced negotiations it wns learned today Tthc ambassadors and foreign of fices of the four Brit ain France Germany and would be established as guarantors of the European peace are now in continuous contact In a final effort to unify the wordage in various drafts of the pact The little entente opposed the pact because It envisages revision of the Versailles Treaty and readjustment of the European frontiers the treaty established France because of her close defensive alliance with the little entente had tended to side with the smaller nations The newest tentative draft it wns learned recognises the chief objection of these nations and specifics that revision must be within the league covenant Frorri informationemanating from the British Foreign Office it was learned that the discussions are pro ceeding smoothly concurrently vlth armament discussions nnd prepara tions for the World Economic Con ference It was suggested that Germanys changed attitude on armaments might be traceable to asurances from other nations that there would be revision of the Versailles Treaty HARRIMAN STILL MISSING LEFT N YJOSPITAL Indicted Banker on Eve of Trial Sought by U S Officers Left 5 Suicide Notes Had Been III But Showed Improvement MRS WOOD ROW WILSON Mr and Mrs Archibald Barklic of Inver Wayne are enter taining Woodrow Wilson widow of the late President Wilson 1L Is expected that Mr and Mrs Bfirklie will have Mrs Wilson In their box at the Rose Tree races this afternoon OWNERS OF DOGS MUSTOBEY LAW Face Payment of Fines for Failure to Obtain censes forPets Li heavy hand of the law through the State Department of Agriculture has been falling on a number of owners of dogs in various of the county during the past two weeks Agent Joseph Springer of West Chester has been busy checking up dogs which do not display 1933 license taps The owners of the canines have been Riven summons to obtain licenses and appear before magistrates Tho roundup has enmeshed men of prominence and men in lowly walksof life In a group recently sumoncd before Magistrate Fred T Cooper at Media was the head of a large industry and one of Ills executives These was a man widely known in literary anc educational circles These men have paid their minimum lines of plus costs and charged the expense up to forgetfulness or neglect But the enforcement of the dog license law has struck heavily on some other dog owners One Negro man paid his to the magistrate when the money was sorely needed for food and clolhlnR The man was shabbily dressed In overalls and a coat that evidently once was part of nn evening dress outfit He said the dogs for there were rounded up nt his home belong to his son All of the animals were removed by agents of the S P C A because he NEW Y0RK May Joseph VV Harriman missing founder of the closed Harriman National Bank and Trust Com pany who disappeared on the eve of his trial 5n Federal Court was seen in Locust Valley Long Is land us late as 730 oclock last nigflit according to a statement today by Harry Bigg managing director of the Stage Coach Inn who said Harriman dined in his place NEW YORK May Jos eph W indicted banker who escaped from nurses into the roaring streets of the Lexington ave nue midtown business district yester day ostensibly to die appeared today to have vanished without a trace And though the weight of evidence still Indicated that Harriman ill and discouraged member of one of Amer icas great financial families had sought solace in suicide police and federal agents united to spread a neb designed to prevent flight Dead or alive the missing banker was sought throughout the city in former Long Island haunts and near his New Jersey birthplace at Belle ville At first when it was learned five lotes intimating suicide had been left behind by Harriman it was taken for granted that he had gone todie But last night federal authorities earned that when he disappeared walking with halting step frorarth3 nursing home where he was being cared for Harriman Went to the bar cr shop of Alfred Rammaccft a lew doors away and had his gray hair clipped as actors sometimes do when their roles require wigs Armed with thnt twenty Federal agents information joined the hunt Harriman former president of tha closed Harriman National Bank was scheduled to go to trial Mondayon Federal charges of making fraudu lent entries in the banks to conceal operations in the institu tlons securities His case would have been post poned because the Charles E Mitchell trial is taking the attention of all the bankexperts of the Fed eral prosecutors office But il Harri Contlnucd on Last Page KENDALLS ARE DIVORCED Levels of Year Ago U S Report WASHINGTON May Business throughput the country con tinued to expand this week Darby Mother Contest Husbands Claims James J Agnew Jr of 206 Soufn Reports to the Department of Com voung dauStcV when Jlldses w Roger prOnefield and John b b merce and trade advices indicated that most lines of big business nave M bsent the youngsters definitely bettered the levels of a home ith thelr motner year ago when activity was dwin Agnew and his wife Mrs Harriet dljng K Agnew who lives in an apartment Anticipating the governments afc 433 Main strect Darby separated and public building seven years ago The this morning and taken to the office of the Chamber of Commerce where they were placed in one large con tainer and scaled At 3 p m today 100 of these tick ets will be selected and the persons whose names are written on them Second street Colwyn failed yesterwllj bc entitled to one the many day in his attempt toobtain custody valuable prizes offered Mayor Wll Ham Ward Jr will officiate at the selection of tickets on City Hall plaza Jti program calling for expenditure of gjriSi Gertrude 9 and Margaret 7 approximately and put1 h hrrn ifh the mother tirfg millions V men to work gffi of could not afford for them Another Negro to obtain licenses was excused from JAPAN REPLIES TO WASHINGTON May UP President Roosevelt today received acknowledgment fr FOUR CAPTURED IN LIQUOR RAIDS County detectives and State Detec tive A LMcNeal swooped down on several places last night where liquor law violations were suspected and in each case they made an arrest Rose and Tony Sorgi of the 200 block Market street Marcus Hook who have gained notoriety through their disapproval of the liquor laws were caught with a quantity of nl leged liquor and when arraigned be fore Magistrate Clark of Glcnoldcn were each held under bail for court Raymond J Needles of the 100 block Marcus Hook likewise was captured redhanded with liquor the raiders declare and he too was payment of the fine and costs because Continued on BONUS ARMY UNIT PRESENTED PROBLEM PARIS May Helen Zcll Kendall wns granted a divorce from Harry Kendall by the Seine Court today They were married in Philadelphia April 8 1924 U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Treasury balance expenditures 13038053 customs receipts 54479340 May as of May 18 512 has continued to edge forward Darby was linked with his wife by brought before Magistrate Clark who Business and administration leaders who objected to the fact i are mote optimistic than they have lhat his wjfes Chase WARD HOME A pile of rubbish in the cellar of a dwelling at 1811 West Second street became ignited at 10 oclock last night and district re sponded to an alarm The Felton Company soon had the flames ex tinguished The damage was slight HORSES WITHDRAWN ROM RACES TODAY CBy United Press SCRATCHES Spontaneous combustion of rags used in shellacking floors is believed by fire have been the cause of a fire iri thehome ofLewis Lowen stein 1619 Edgmont avenue which destroyed a divan and damaged other furnitureyesterday afternoon shortly after 2 oclock Mrs Lowenstein had been shel ove me uciiuu Mayor William Ward Jr will ment have addressed to me L thank year compared with a gain spsak at a joint Memorial Day meeti you for this communication inspired 05 per cent in the preceding i ing of the Chester Rotary andKijby thedesire of wsunng the peace n oinhc ar 1215 n m next of the world and overcoming the unl been in many months Electrical output has continued to rise with increased operations prin cipally in the textile districts Out put in the past week was 22 per cent above the corresponding period of last of only week Bank clearings this week were off only 27 per cent from a year ago An increase in steel output this week to 35 per cent of capacity nearly three times the rate over the year end is understood to have placed many steel companies in the black the first time in many months and has raised hopes for an advance Sn the wages of steel workers These have been reduced on an average of 23 per cent since the start of the de pression CpntinnccI on Last Page rfAYOR WARD TO SPEAK the world The reply follows There has duly come to my hands on the seventeenth of this month the telegraphic message which you as the head of the American Govern wanis Tuesday at 1215 p m next of the world and overcoming This meeting will be in I versa 1 depression I have caused your asked raignment pending court ar William Davis of Astorf Mills an old offender was trapped by the raid ers with some alleged liquor and he was held in by Magistrate Clark Detective McNcal testified that buys had been secured In each in stance before the raids Congress Today By UNITED PRESS charoe of William Provost Jr The j message to be transmitted to my meeting will bs at the Chester Club government for their earnest con 511 Welsh street sideration lMordrom Redivius Stone Martin StrollingTime Loughport board j Bream i Gold Come On Angry Lass Squeeze Play Oregon Fir Aella Era Light Breeze Basted lacking the floors in her home and had gone to a neighbors home for a few moments to visit Emerging she i is believed to have taw hfvy smoke pouring from the increased consumer demand for goods windows on both the first and second created by increased payrolls and em floors of her home Her screams atployment and of advances tracted neighbors who turned in an in prices The rise in open market alarm from Box 413 at Eighteenth prices of stocks and major farm com op 1 Arr ic1 oct 1 TYI t rtO street and Edgrnont avenue meties District fire companies responded exceeded and the flames quickly extinguished v by the crew of the Good Will Comi OIL IJN l U 01 iv I pany the first to arrive at the damaged furniture was A large part of the current upswing been forced by estimated to have from theihouse PROPOSED TAX St Ignatius AT CHURCHILL DOWNS Hoosier Pride Sue Terry Betty Prince Pony Up Pono jVlpms Polly Furrell Roberta My L Cajuffa Running Water Glenola Fropd Princess frclty iVionk Litj tie Connelly Bagfcage Miss Loctisf Moss ckar track County Twins on 78th Birthday The oldest twins in the neigh borhood of Upland are observing their birthday anniversary today They are MLss Mary Castle of Upland and Mrs Harry Hippie of Media who are receiving congratu lations today in honor of their seventyeighth birthday Until a few years ago Mrs Hip pie was a resident of Upland and a wellknown teacher in the Up land schools for many years Miss Cstle has always lived in Upland The tie bewccn these sisters is astrong one and their loyalty and devotion to each other is a by word in their native borough WASHINGTON May UP The American oil industry through its spokesman Payette P Dow of Washington D C today vigorously protested against the proposed three fourths of a cent increase in the Fed eral Gasoline tax Dow appearing at hearings before the House ways and jneans commit tee advocated substitution of a gen cral sales tax for revenue needed to finance President Roosevelts 000000 public works program DELEGATES TO CONVENTION Rev Louis J Velte of 340 West Seventh street pastor of the First Baptist Church and Mrs Veltc have been elected delegates by members of i WASHINGTON May The American Railway Association oday announced that carloadlngs or the week ending May 13 imountcd to 531095 cars an increase 3f 7276 cars above the preceding week The weeks With Ihe arrest of Arthur left and George Goodman New rh congregation to Vcpresent the i York police believe the mystery of he murder of Edward Ridley milllonair church at the Northern Baptist Con eccentric aid his secretary Lcc Wemstcin5s near solut on Hoffman and vention to be held in Washington Goodman shown after their arrest are said to have admitted th D C brEinnine Tuday May 23 Ridley will in collusion wKh Wcinstcm and of robbingthe milJfonaire o and concluding the foUoVing Mon SZIOOOO durlnf the last year and a half Weinstein was named bencficUry riflv on the will lo the txlcni ol Between 50 nnd 60 straggling mem bers of lhe Bontis Army cnroutc to Washington D C from New York and surrounding points presented Marcus Hook borough police with a problem yesterday The bonuscers aboard a large motor truck chocked into the bor ough and as the center of the bor ough was also the destination of the truck which the nrmy members had hopped they had nothing to do but hang around Not having accomodatlons for this number of men Sergeant of Police P J McBridc and Patrolmen Frieze and McKcc went into consultation and decided that the best solution to their problem was to get the men out of town in an orderly manner A string of automobile convoy trucks carrylngncw cars New York state factory to Washington and other southern points came along at this time and the answer was at hand Stopping the convoy the police placed as many men in each car on the trailertrucks as the car would hold About thirty were dispatched In this manner A large truck rum bled along and it was stopped and the remaining men were piled into it The truck moved away the bonuseers shouted their thanks to the officers ccnded SENATE Continues Louderback trialr Banking Committee considers nom ination of Harry L Hopkins of New York to be Federal relief adminis trator Conferees meet on blue sky se curities bill HOUSE GlassSteagall banking Commerce Committee Considers bill Interstate hearings on reemployment bill Ways and Means Committee closes hearings on reemployment bill Interstate Commerce Committee concludes railroad reorganization hearings Topics of T5 mes and peace and calm des upon Marcus Hook police headquarters H STOCK LEADERS IN jni total represented an mm ncrease of 13835 cars above the cor FRACTIONAL DECLINE responding week a year ao but a decrease of 215062 cars below the corresponding week in 1931 The association said comparisons revealed that all commodities for the week of May 13 showed Increases over the corresponding week of last exception of mcr than lot year with the chandise less freight Miscellaneous NEW Stocks YORK May opened irregular today in Dominating wives can cause a man to become nervous We wish a icer tain alderman would clip this out and show it to his better half The barrel shortage In Chicago Li worrying brewers Chances are the school teachers in that section are wearing em Nude swimmers in Hidley creek and Chester creek are going to be barred reads a local news item Thats just the bare facts of the affair A writer says the raising of snails is a profitable business May be profitable but slow A drunken driver in police court yesterday said he had only a few bottles of beer How he flatters that 32 beer freight loadings talcd 198811 cars an increase of 1745 cars above the preceding week and 6610 cars above the correspond ing week a year ago BALL FLAYERS MTSHAP Wallace J Zcttle 19 of 225 Lloyd street sustained a fracture of the sec struck orr the fingertip by a base ball Zettle a member of the Felton Hose and Chemical Company baseball team and one of the most popular catchers in county amateur baseball circles was taken to the Chester Hospital by firemenof that company and the fracture reduced relatively light turnover Most of the leaders made fractional declines U S Steel opened at off WcKtlnghouse Electric off Allied Chemical101 off Yi American Telephone off Auburn Auto 49 of and Chrysler 10ft off V4 Copper shares were steady to firm Kennecott and Anaconda held at the previousclosing levels while Ameri can Smelting rose Vi to Railroad shares were steady around the previous close Utilities eased small amounts Oils met moderate profittaking after their rise yesterday and eased fractionally General Motors was active in its division It opened 3000 shares at up point Others of the au tomobile division were down slightly Radio Corporation yesterdays most active issue opened 1300 shares at 7V4 unchanged It held around that level in the early trading FTRE AT SCKANTON SCRANTON May Dam age estimated at was caused fire which swept the wooden CHARGED WITH FORGERY Some brewers advertise the fact that they will not put out beer until it is greatly aged Possibly following the example of those radio dudes who spring modern jokes Most of those persons placing 40 seats in their beer gardens are hoping they will need at least 50 more The Weather JERSEY CITY N J May man described by police as the Rev E Bonsell Sharcless 50 of Jersey City was held tocay as a fugitive from justice in Mansfield jje is charged with WASHINGTON May The weather forecast Eastern Pennsylvania Local thun dershowers this afternoon or tonight Cooler in west and north portions tonight Sunday fair and cooler New Jersey Local thundcrshowers this afternoon or tonight Sunday fair and cooler Western Pennsylvania Local thundcrshowers this afternoon or early tonight cooler tonight Sun day fair and cooler TOJ AYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 7 a m 8 a m g m 60 10 a mCt 60 11 a m70 62 Noon 74   

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