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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 23, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                             DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE 10NTSS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latest ami Best News of the Day 57TH 17600 Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA TUESDAY MAY 23 1933 DAVIS WINS POINT HIGHER INCOMES ON DISCUSSIONSJLEVY TO PAY FOR AT ARMS PARLEY American Forces Delegates to Take Up Arms Angle at Once Security Phase Insisted on by France Goes to Spe cial Committee GENEVA May U S WORKS PLAN House Committee Votes Increases Which Now Go to House PRICE TWO CENTS J P MORGAN AND PARTNERS FACE SENATE INQUIRE Mouse of Vs and Last Years Excises Are Continued WASHINGTON May on after his oratorical triumph of yesi President Roosevelts National Re terday Norman H Davis chief United States delegate to the disarmament conference forced delegates of the leading European powers to agree to coveiy bill bulwarked with a 000000 taxation section to assure the government of carry out its campaign was adequate funds to vast reemplovment ready today to be day to discuss disarmament at once before the House On direct orders from the leaving discussion of security to a special committee The General Steering Commission of the conference in a half hour meeting after that of the Big Five decided to take notice of French claims by discussing reduction of war j1934 materials and security on alternate AfteL committee voted White House the Ways and Means Com mittee late last night wrote into tl bill a section extending until July I 1935 all the excises and special sales taxes imposed last year These im posts estimated to yield S500000000 yearly would have expired July 1 before the full commission This compromise was aimed at sat isfying both the United States and France The commission was askedto take up war materials at its meeting to day and to discusspossible texts of consultative pacts and the definition of an aggressor nation tomorrow afternoon At Davis suggestion it wasagreed to devote tomorrow morning to pri vate negotiations calculated to lead the way to agreements Consultativepacts are desired by Prance and her allies as an addi tional safeguard against attack France wants to leave the question of disarmament for some future time Davis persuaded her to talk disarma ment now The concession was of major im portance after Davis speech yester day in which he offered the history making United States proposals of cooperation with European nations m event any nation breaks the peace France said her security and that oS her allies must be discussed be fore actual disarmament By last midnight Davis had in duced them to agree that while se curity must be talked publicly dis armament should be discussed vately at the same time The Big Five met today at the hotel of Arthur Henderson chair man of the disarmament commission The members besides Davis of this special steering committee are Joseph this section the a favorable report on the whole bill with its 000 public works program to create jobs for millions andits American two year supervision plan for of industry government to stabilize employment wages and production Chairman Doughton planned to lay the report before the House today Debate may begin Wednesday Extension of the nuisance taxes is in addition to a provision levying 5220000000 in new income and gaso line taxes to meet financing charges on the public works program The administration asked for and obtained an unprecedented provision automatically repealing taxes whenever the these new Eighteenth Continued on Page Ten COUNTY TREASURER ISSUES A DENIAL pn Continued on Page Ten REFUSED TO PAY MEDIA PARKING FINE Mrs Louis Cole Einmons of Swarthmore refused yesterday to pay a fine imposed upon her by Magis trate Fred T Cooper of Media for violation of parking regulations of Media on May 6 Despite rhe admoni tions of her attorney R W Beatty she decided to take axi appeal to court Today however it was indi cated she would settle the case with the magistrate According to Media police Mrs Emmons having been wained once about parking on the wrong side of State street returned in less than an hour and parked in the same place this time receiving a ticket from the patrolman on duty It was said she refused to obey a subpoena to ap pear before Magistrate Cooper i and Corporal Bloom ofxthe State police was sent with a warrant At the hearing subsequently she refused to pay the fine and costs Mrs Emmons who is prominent In Swarthmore is the wife of Louis Cole Emmons realty man and builder in that borough ATTENDING CONVENTION Rev Louis J Velte pastor of the First Baptist Church Seventh and Fulton streets and Mrs Velte left Chester this morning for Washing ton D C where they will attend the Northern Baptist convention in ses sion until next Monday County Treasurer William Dickel today denied the truth of any alle gations that there was an arrange ment between any bonding company handling bonds on beer licenses and the county treasurers office Regarding charges made that there was desk space granted to the Sea board Surety Company represented in this area by Senator John J Mc Clure in his offices the county treas urer emphatically denied the allega tion He said the surety company fur nishing bond for a license had no influence whatever on the granting of a license that if the application is made in proper form any company which statement the prothonotarys office may furnish Thonjas Lament FerdirmiKl Pecora sra MAY MARKET FAIR AND WARMER WEATHER FORECAST It will be fair in Eastern Pennsyl vania New Jersey Delaware and TIV 4 TT x i Maryland Fair and is to Lnester Hospital morrows forecast with showers it the bond and the license will be approved by the licensing office Mr Dickel further said that there was no desk space granted in his offices but that since the licensing began a representative of the McClure company acting for the Seaboard Surety Company had been present in the hallway and had continued to solocit the business of those applying for Mcense However the approach had been made in the public corridor He also said that the McClure com pany had taken temporary desk space in the County Building which houses public offices opposite the courthouse Records show that so far less than 50 applications of the 250 made out have been handed in after bonding The bonding companies handling the applications have been the Seaboard Company represented by Senator Mc Clure and the United States Fidelity Company represented by David S Wolfenden an insurance broker in the Upper Darby section of the county COUNTY OIL HEADS II S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON May Treasury balance as of May 20 S387 60080124 expenditures 3419133720 customs receipts FROM RACES TODAY By United Press WASHINGTON PARK Patriot My Boss Red Casino Weather clear track fast AT BOWIE Wickes Open Spaces Satin Tights St Xick Postpone ment War Banner Zembla Silver Scepter Gay Party Ruane Dark Ayr Weather clear track fast William D Mason of the Sun Oil Company has received the following telegram from W P Taylor secretary Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania House Ways and Means Commit tee endorsed additional cent gas line tax Necessary to arouse all or ganizations and newspapers and flood Congressional delegations with pro tests Determined mass opposition imperative Please do everything possible Mr Mason is chairman of this of as will the entire oil industry of the United States fighting an additional threefourths of one cent per gallon on gasoline Mr Mason intimated this morning that he would call a meeting of the heads of the oil industries of Dela ware county and take every step to file vigorous protests with all mem bers of Congress on any increase of the gasoline tax as the industry is more heavily taxed than any other in the country LOCAL CONTINGENT MAY BE SENT WEST district of the association and course will become very active Affair Expected to En tertain Throng only two days remain until the opening of the May Market on the spacious lawns of the Chester Hos pital when residents of this city and county will be afforded the oppor tunity to assist the institution in rais ing fundsto help defray soine of its expenses Those at the head of this enterprise which is for one of charitys most worthy appeals havebeen working un ceasingly for sometime to provide a sale of diversified articles of both useful as well as ornamental goods and also entertainment features and novelties for those who patronize the event There is an unusually at tractive list of prizes including an automobile For the convenience of those desiring to remain from the afternoon until the close of the affair and those who wish to partake of a good substantial wholesome meal in the open air the committee has an nounced the serving of supper on the lawn One of the important features con cerns the Donation Booth which will receive contributions of jellies linens pillow cases sheets money or any articles that can be usedin maintain ing the hospital or aiding the pa tients the late afternoon or at night The highest temperature here yes terday was 78 degrees at 630 p m and the lowest was 62 at 5 am The average of 70 was five degrees above normal for the date and seven regular Donation Day set aside for the friends of the hospital to con tribute and this has been cancelled in lieu of the Donation Booth at the May Market The booths will take on a typical fete appearance The flower booth in charge of Mrs A R Granger Continued on Page Eight the date is 92 established in 1911 and minimum 43 in 1895 Sunrise today was at 539 a m and sunset will be at 816 p m Eastern Daylight Saving time HONOR Infantry Stage Review Wholesale inoculations as a pre vention against typhoid fever are be ing given in the Tinicum area to resi dents in the floodinfested area of the township The second of a series of three in oculations will be given this afternoon at Lester school by a corps of physi cians assisted by a staff of nurses The first inoclulation was given a week ago It is estimated that five hundred persons received the preliminary in oculation at the school last Tuesday Chester Times Ad Soon Sold Boat J C Dreyer of 135 Mohawk had an outboard motor which he desired to sell He thought of the Chester Times classified advertisements and after ordering a small ad he awaited re sults But he did not wait long A purchaser came along paid the In jig time and everyone was satisfied Dreyers statement was If you want to sell anything in a hurry use the Chester Times classified advertisements Chester boys in the reforestation army training cantonment at Camp George G Meade Md have begun to make a name for themselves in athletics at the carnp Raz Delgrande a welterweight boxer who is a member of the Roma Athletic Club won I his first boxing bout in the camp last Friday night according to a letter received by a member of the club yesterday In the letter written by Samuel Menaretti who formerly lived on Franklin street and is now connected with Company No 36 the boys in camp are planning to have a base ball team composed of Chester play ers Lefty Bowen of the West End will pitch The boys from this city now in the reforestation army expect to be sent to Yellowstone National Park HITLER REVIEWS FLEET KIEL Germany May While the Disarmament Commission met at Geneva to discuss the United States proposals Adolf Hitler Nazi Chancellor of Germanystood on the bridge of the cruiser Leipsic and re vfpwed the German fleet The review completed a twoday series of ma neuvers Reduces Remuneration to a Day Approves Many Other Measures HARRISBURG Pa May in the operation of state and local governments were made possible today in Governor Pinchots approval of bills sent him by the state legislature He announced approval of 39 bills and veto of two leaving 547 awaiting his action before June 4 The economies were effected in his approval of the Scott bill reducing jurors pay to a day and six cents a mile and witnesses pay to a day and three cents a mile reductions of a day for each the Woodward bill abolishing the December assessment and registration of voters the Scott Sills fixingassesors pay at for tfacn day actually worked the Scott bill eliminating one of the days for assessors Sterling A brilliant career in the military organization of the State of Pennsyl vania ranging through all the steps of the enlisted mens grades and of the commissioned ranks concluding with retirement from the position of Major General in command of the Pennsylvania National Guard were recalled last evening when Major General William G Price Jr was honored at the Chester Armory Eighth and Sproul streets by officers and men of the present Company B lllth Infantry which is the lineal descendent Company of Company B of the old SixthRegiment It was in Company B of the old Sixth that General Price now retired enlisted as a private in lay 1886 at the age age of seventeen Answering to the summons of the bugle call last evening the full com pany of sixtytwo men fell In and answered to roll call The com pany was formed in line of platoons and the retired officer entered the armory and took his position facing the company with a line of the old veterans headed by Colonel James A G Campbell formed two paces in rear and right Those who fell in with Colonel Campbell who is a charter member of Company B of the Sixth and who was at one time its first sergeant before rising to commlssiond ranks in the old guard were as follows B Ross a former corporal S B Ward a cor poral and Theodore Blakeley all Continued on Page Ten PETER S KOCHAN NEW MAGISTRATE Peter S Kochan Eddystone has been appointed by Governor Pinch ot be justice of the peace in Eddy stone borough succeeding thelate Daniel J Murphy Kochan is captain of Company C this city of the P N G OZER SEMINARY COMMENCEMENT Program for June 5 ancTG Announced Reunion ot Graduates a Feature Commencement exercises of Crozei Theological Seminary will begin Sun day Juno 4 at 1030 a m when the annual anniversary sermon will be preached in the Upland Baptist Church by Dr Milton G Evans president of the r Monday June 5 at 1045 a m the Baptist Ministers of Philadelphia anc Vicinity will assemble in Commence ment Hall on the Seminary for a conference at which the ad dress built around the theme of the meeting Others See will be given by Rev E McNeill Poteat Jr Pastor of the Pullen Memorial Bap tist Church Raleigh N C Members of the Board of Trustee of the Seminary will convene in an nual meeting at 3 p m June 5 in the offices of President Evans in the main building of the Seminary While the trustees are in session the members of a number of old classes will hold their reunion with each class holding a meeting This graduate reunion will take place at 2 p m with the following classes participating 83 88 93 98 03 08 13 18 and 28 A business meet ing of the Alumni will follow in the Seminary Chapel an election of offi cers to be a feature Arthur D Hilton of the class of 1903 who is a resident of Havcrford this county will give the address at the Mumni Society banquet which will be held at 6 p m on the eve ning of Monday June 5 in the stu dents hall Formal commencement ceremonies attending the graduation of the class of 1933 xvill begin at 1030 a m Tuesday June 6withthe commence ment address to be Riven by William Ernest Hooking L H D Alford Professor of Philosophy Harvard University Cambridge Mass OFF DUTY INJURES WOMAN An automobile driven by F E Stumm a Prospect Park police pa trolman who was off duty struck and seriously injured Mrs Emily Leslie 45 of 709 Hibbard avenue Collingdale at MacDade bouJevard and Chester pike Collingdale last night Mrs Leslie was taken to Delaware ounty Hospital where she was iound to be suffering from a possible racture of the skull head lacera tions and other injuries Stumm who lives at 725 Fifteenth avenue Prospect Park was taken in custody by Patrolman Emil Kettle ofthe Collingdale police force and held in bail by Magistrate Rob ert J MacBride for further hearing to await the outcome of the womans njuries WASHINGTON May P Morgan sallied out of the Hotel Carlton here early today with ban ners flying prepared to defend him self before the United States Bank ing strode forth like a general going into battle followed aeval assurance in the pride of his name and the prestige of his house There has always been a fascinating similarity about the Medicis of Flor ence and the Morgans of Manhattan and the J P who stepped into the sunlight of Washington today to face by his imposing staff of counsel and i the Senate inquisitors was allowing r Tr f i fQr jittle difference in their tailors the principal officers of the House of Morgan the pontifical John W Davis partners Lament and Cochran and flanked by guards and clerks bearing the artillery and sidearms the pay of visiting judges from to 520 a day Additional revenue was provided for the state through imposition of a graded license fee on bakeries rang ing from to S20 annuallyThe bill presented by Representative Hahies Bucks will be effective January 11934 Continued on Page Ten truckload of books and documents There was something distinctly regal about the worlds greatest emergence of banker from the his nights seclusion in the Carlton Out wardly calm and smiling superficially unruffled the big broadshouldered grayhaired J P bore himself with the air and carriage of Lorenzo the Magnificent with something of medi Lorenzo to the life He appeared to have slept well al though it is known that he conferred late with Mr Davis and assistant counsel and his smile was easy and amiable He walked with a spring Jn his step with the spryness of aman in his fifties rather than in his later sixties Whatever the conclusions of the conference held in the hotel there was nothing but confidence in the bearing and manner of the noted banker whose sales of securities to the public in the past eight years Continued on Paffe Ten MORGAN DEFENDS PRIVA TE BANKING A T SENA TE Q VIZ Head of One of Worlds Greatest Financial In stitutions Reads Statement Saying Such Groups Perform Functions an Incorporated Concern Mistakes Errors of Judgment Not of Principle He De Precedes Questioning of Committee and Pecora Its Counsel Crowd Riots Over Admissions WASHINGTON May Plerpont Morgan head of one of the worlds greatest financial houses be gan his testimony in the Senates banking Investigation today with an elaborate and vigorous defense of the private banking system There is room he contended for both the private and the incorporated banking system for the latter per forms many functions that an incor porated institution cannot Through the yearsJae said the private bankers of the world have built up a code of ethics of their own and the penalty for violation is the sacrifice of credit The financier claimed for the pri vate banker No more power of know ing the future than any other men We have made many mistakes he conceded and added Who has not during the past live years But our mistakes have been errors of judgment and not of principle Morgan appeared before a commit tee chamber packed to the doors and with thousands milling around out sidethe capitol trying to get in Police controlled the crowd with great difficulty His defense and explanation of the private banking system preceded questioning by members of the Senate committee and its counsel Ferdinand Pecora Charges that bankers force their way into board of directors he said were carelessly made He assured ihe committee that no partner in the house of Morgan bad ever done so As Morgan began his testimony at 1008 a m thescene in the committee room and just outside was one of intense confusion The room had been filled for an hour but men and xvomeifStill struggled to get in Youll hear from this women shouted at policemen who barred them Some who had arrived in light sum mer dresses were in sad disarray per spiring and with hair stringing into their eyes Morgan was sworn in by Chairman Fletcher of the Senate Banking com mittee He chatted with Senators as he took a seat midway of the Lone Committee table A heavy gold watch chain hung suspended across his vest Do you desire to make any state ment Morgan was asked I should like to Mr Chairman Morgan replied It is our desire to help the committee as much as we can and I have made up a short Continued on Pace Ten Morgan Assets Shrink 50 P C WASHINGTON May of J P Morgan Co shrank almost 50 per cent between January 2 1931 and December 31 1932 J p Morgan revealed today in the Senate stock market Inves tigation Assets on the prior date were and on De cember 31 1932 the figure was JAPAN OCCUPIES Troops Enter Ancient Cap ital of China Native Residents in Panic SHANGHAI March temporary peace arrangement be tween the Japanese and Chinese forces was reached at Peiping today The terms have not yet been re ceived here 4 PEIPING May nese troops occupied Peiping ancient capital of China today Chineseresidentswere terrified as he invading forces marched through ihe streets while Nanking defense troops fled south Helmeted and brandishing fixed bayonets the Japanese temporarily occupied the Chicnmen Railroad sta tion in Peiping The flag of the invaders was im mediately hoLsted over the station proclaiming their arrival At the same time 600 Japanese from Tientsin commanded by VTajor Miyasaki occupied Peiping for the purpose of protecting Japanese and strengthening the Jap anese legation garrison The Miyasaki brigade left their Continued on Ten RAMMED VESSEL IN PORT SAFELY NORFOLK Va May The steamship Sagebrush rammed ast night in a collision with the teamer City of Rayville off Chesa peake light vessel arrived at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry ock Company today under hor lower The City of Rayville was slightly iamaged in the crash in a heavy fog hc proceeded to Philadelphia The lagebrush had a stovein bow and amcj full speed to drydock NOMINATIONS interesting Session Held by Association at Upper Darby US LOSS ON WAR DEBTS BILLION Comes as Result of Depre ciation of American Dol lar It Is Stated WASHINGTON May right 1933 by United United States Government has suf fered a paper loss of more than on war debts owed by foreign countries as a result of de preciation of the American dollar it was estimated today Monetary authorities pointed out that payments on the war debts due the United States may be made in any kind of United States money because passage of the farm bill earlier this month made all United States money legal tender The debts previously had been pay able only in gold As United States paper money al ready has depreciated in terms of for eign currency anywhere from 10 to 20 per cent if foreign governments take advantage of the privilege to pay in other than gold money their debt burden would be reduced a cor responding amount Debtors might also purchase United States Government bonds with de SCHOOL BO THE BUDGET Final Decision Probi le at Meeting to Be Helc Nett Monday Drastic Move Adopter Bel alive to Collect jit of Delinquent Taxes The Chester School Board at a reg ular meeting held last night in the Larkin Building Broad and Crosby streets adjourned without taking action on the budget for the school year 19331934 It is probable that final action will be taken next Mon day evening James L Rankin introduced a resolution proposing drastic action in regards to unpaid taxes affecting properties in the city Mr Rankin presented to the meet ing a memorandum delivered to him by Dr S P Gray tax collector to gether with a record of all unpaid taxes affecting properties in the City of Chester lying north of Sixth street extending from Ridley Creek on the east to Trainer Borough on the west A memorandum showed that out of a total tax real estate duplicate of the total collected up to May 20 was leaving un collected on a total of per capita taxes charged of the only amount collected to May 20 was leaving unpaid 81597 also that the amount collected between May l and May 20 was 75807 Upon motion of Mr Rankin a resolution was adopted in effect that the secretary of the board be in structed to advise all financial insti tutions real offices and attor neys that they could inspect on and after Monday May 29 at the office of the secretary a list showing all unpaid school taxes for the year 1932 and suggesting that these institutions and individuals should inspect the list and join in urging owners to pay school taxes upon properties in which they are Interested through mortgage lions or otherwise also that Dr Gray be advised by the secretary that the board will require settlement of his tax accounts as required by law on Monday June 5 1933 and fur Lhere that Dr Gray is requested and instructed at the expense the Continued on Page Tea OWNERS QE DOGS PROCURE LICENSES Continued on Papc Ten TWO COUNTY BOYS REPORTED MISSING County and city police today were requested to be on the lookout for two missing boys residents of the Chester pike district who vanished yesterday afternoon The boys are Joseph Specht 15 1124 Chestnut street Darby and Wil liam Barkous 16 of Laurel road Sharon HilL The Darby boy is de scribed as having light brown hair and blue eyes Hewore a light suit with long trousers Barkous has light brown curly hair and brown eyes He has two front teeth missing He wore aKray knlckcr suit and black shoes REGISTRY ASSESSORS PRESENT BOOKS Nomination of officers with only I ne candidate named for each office eatured the monthly meeting of the iclaware County Firemens Associa on held in the auditorium of the fpper Darby Senior High School last More than 350 members of the ounty association heard George J Pawney president of the State Fire mens Association defend that or anization and urge its support by every Delaware county firefighting nit There have been a lot of reports bout the condition of the state body hich I want to spike declared Pres denc Tawney who is also chief of ae Fire Department of Harrisburg We have made an audit of the books nd records of the association for the ast four years and have found that lings were honestly conducted al ough there was some carelessness nd perhaps in someinstances not le best judgment he said For In ance for several years the associa on paid out more death benefits lan there was money received President Tawney said that in 1925 Continued on Page Ten A large number of registry asses sors of the county outside the city of Chester presented their registry books at the offices of the county commissioners at Media yesterday The books were examined by Chief Clerk Frank Paxson and his aides and if they were in proper form checks were drawn for the work done by the assessors The registry books will now be hung at the polling places of each precinct where until July 19 they may be in spected by voters FLAMES DAMAGE AUTO District fire company apparatus and crews were summoned to Twentieth street and Providence avenue at p m yesterday where the firemen found a small automobile of the coupe type in flames The flames were quickly extinguished but not before the car had been badly scorched The alarm was turned in from Box 414 located at Nineteenth street and Providence avenue WILL ELECT OFFICERS A meeting of the Alumni Dramatic Association of Chester High School will be held Thursday evening in the Y W C A building Seventh and Sproul streets As the annual elec tion of officers will take place ifc is expected the meeting will be marked by a large attendance Robert Lamey president of the organization will be in charge of the meeting Owners of dogsJrom i all parts of Delaware county descended in force on the office of County Treasurer William Dickelat Media yesterday to obtain 1933 doglicenses With up wards of 400 of the little tags issued yesterday was probably the busiest doglicense daythis year It was evident that news of the ac tivities of the agent of the State De partment of Agriculture in bringing prosecutions against owners of un licensed dogs had spread far and wide All morning men and women stood in line awaiting their turn at one or the other of two windows where the licenses were being issued The treasurers office had another busy day with applicants for beer licenses Treasurer Dickel had ex pected to issue the first batch of licenses today but his official forms will not be ready until tomorrow Thursday is the final day when per sons desiring to sell the 32 per cent beer may apply for licenses ITARRIMAN RECOVERING MTNEOLA N Y May Unguarded for the first time sinca he attempted suicide Saturday Joseph W Harriman indicted banker waa recovering from selfinflicted knifa wounds today and probably will ba able to leave Nassau Hospital before his trial on Federal charges next Monday Congress Today 33y UNITED PRESS SENATE Continues Louderback impeachment trial Banking Committee begins Morgan investigation Finance Committee resumes consid eration of nomination of Guy T Hel vering as Commissioner of Internal Revenue IJOUSE Continues consideration of Glass Steagall Bank Reform Bill Foreign Affairs Committee resumes hearing on Wheeler Silver Bill Topics of Times California had an earthquake and Florida a tidal wave on the same day You cant beat these states when it comes to rivalry A greafc big whale is goingto be exhibited here next Monday Thought we had enough big5sh in the city A woman afc Media was granted divorce because her hubby was such an inveterate crossword fan The report does not say who was given custody of the dictionary A couple of foreigners stood up here when a band played How Dry I Am They thought it was tha national anthem Weather WASHINGTON May Weather Pennsylvania Fair and slightly warmer tonight aJti4 Wednesday Thursday showers Western Pennsylvania Fair and warmer tonight Wednesday increas ingcloudiness and somewhat warmer showers and thunderstorms Wednes day afternoon or night TEMPERATURES 5 a m 60 II a tn 68 7 a m 60 Noon 68 8 a m 60 l p m 71 9 a m 612 p m 72 10 a m 62 j   

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