Chester Times, May 27, 1933

Chester Times

May 27, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 27, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVEJ10NT3S ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 57TH 17604 LAW TO END GOLD STANDARD ASKED BY THE PRESIDENT Dally Leased Wire Reportsor United Press UP and International News Service INS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day CHESTER PA SATURDAY MAY 27 1933 Bill Sent Congress Makes All Debts Payable Legal Tender in Move Merely Legal Record of Existing Role Rob bery Says England WASHINGTON May Roosevelt has moved to have the United States as it was described at the Capitol declared off the gold standard by statute The description was given by Chair man Steagallof the House Banking Committee who immediately intro duced the legislation yesterday It was put before the Senate by Chairman Fletcher of the Banking Committee there who said it would repeal the gold clauses in the acts of 1910 the Second Liberty bond act and subsequent legislation meanine that all debts can be paid in legal tender The President regards that the gold repeal resolution merely makes a legal record of what is an already accom plished fact He explained that the measure sim ply would mean that the government would pay in currency rather than in gold He does not it was said re gard the step as having any effect on the discussions in the London Eco nomic Conference In a statement late in the day Secretary Woodin declared the pur pose of the resolution is to remove any doubt or confusion regarding the legal position of debtors and creditors Another purpose as denned by the Secretary of is to make clear that future obligations public and private shall not contain the gold clause statement said the phras ing of the Inflation Law recently en acted has raised doubt whether ob ligations expressed to be payable in a particular kind of money such as gold coin may be satisfied by payment in other forms of legal tender It was noted that the resolution as introduced would be retroactive and this brought predictions of great opposition from Senator McNary the Republican leader Senator Glass p said the courts would hold the proposal to make all contracts payable in legal tender money unconstitution if there is any integrity left in the courts with any regard to the sanctity of contracts The Virginian a former secretary of the Treasury said it would be all right if the United States decided to go on a paper basis to make all future bonds and currency redeemable in legal tender but he objected to the phrase heretofore or hereafter It would be utterly useless Glass held to enact the legislation with 40 per cent of the gold of the world in this country Many Senate leaders said they understood one of the purposes of the legislation was to further weaken the dollar and to that extent raise 25 YEARS AFTER Twentyfive years ago this man was the central figrure in one of the most sensational murder trials in Amer ican history He is Harry Thaw now a resident of Stevenson Va This pic ture was made as Thaw sailed from Baltimore for a vacation in Europe OUTPUT HIGHER PAYROLLS EM Industrial Activity 10 to 20 Higher Than Year Ago Suryey Reveals WASHINGTON May Steady increases in employment and production have carried industrial activity to levels 10 to 20 per cent better than a year ago trade advices indicated today This month is expected to be the first 30day period since the start of the depression that activity has bet tered levels of the previous year New confidence in the future mounting payrolls declining unem ployment and rising prices were all believed to have played their part in promoting economic recovery President Green of the Federation of Labor estimated that 600000 of the went back to work during April Thousands more have been reemployed this month although Green said trade union reports indicated the gain for HOUSE PASSES INDUSTRY BILL BARS SALES TAX Measure Sets Aside 000000 for Public Works Goes to Senate MORGAN INQUIRY HALTED AS GLASS HITLER LAYS REICHS CASE BEFORE THE WORLD Levy Re jected After Battle Vote on Whole Bill 324 to 76 WASHINGTON May re jectmg a general manufacturers sales by a vote of 265 to 137 the House last night passed the admin istrations 53300000000 public works industries bill 324 to 76 It now goes to the Senate where the fight for a general sales levy will be redoubled To raise annually for interest and amortization of the pub lic works program the House bill in creases normal income tax those paid by little 4 to 6 per cent on the first and Fourth Day of Revelations Marked by Battle Over Goal of uiz Investigation to Be Re sumed Wednesday Util ities Empire Bared WASHINGTON May Four days of Senate investigation have revealed J P Morgeii and Co as a railroad and public power unrivalled in this with tenacles of favoritism reaching oui to politicans government officials and men of wealth A political shakeup is prrdietcd by many capitol observers as the likely aftermath of revelations mat Secre tary of Treasury Woodin uid others high in political counsels received utilities country from 8 to 10 per cent onthe re Quick profit opportunities from the mainder Cash dividends from corporations are made subject to these rates and the ceiitagallon gasoline t boosted to rhi cents Aroused by the sensational is dis closure that neither J P Morgan nor any of his partners paid Federal in come taxes the last two years the House adopted an amendment per mitting capital losses to be taken in tax returns only for the year in which they were incurred instead of over two years The amendment was adopted by voice vote after Representative Ragon D said it has been inspired by Morgans testimony be fore the Senate Banking Commit tee Ragon said Morgan had been hon est in his tax returns that the fault was with the law Transfer of the present 3 per cent sales tax on electricity from consum ers to producers was ordered in an amendment adopted by voice vote Another amendment required the President in donating up to Complaints About Open Violations Cause Police Officials to Act Continued on Last Page Two Chester Catholic churches were affected by announcements of cleri cal transfers and appointments this week The Rev Daniel L Feeley has been transferred from the Church of St Edmond Philadelphia to assist ant rector at the Church of the Resurrection of Our Lord Tench street and Highland avenue this city The Rev Thomas J Doyle has been transferred from assistant rector pro tern Church of St Anthony Third half that of April He estimated 12 730000 still were jobless at the end of April Trade reports reaching the Federal Reserve Board and the Department of Commerce indicate the extent of the current upswing The Federal Reserve Boards index of industrial activity in April rose 116 per cent over March and with one exception was at the highest level since March 1932 May is believed to have ex tended this gain with activity more than 15 per cent above a year ago Many major manufacturing indus tries like iron and steel automobile and rubber have doubled or tripled their output of the early months of the year Most other indices of gen eral trade have equaled or exceeded the levels of a year ago when bust of St Elizabeth Pen Rev Doyle suffered a severe ill ness last winter and has been con fined to the Misericordia Hospital in Philadelphia for several months Rev Feeleys appointment follows the 1 Porting week showed steel production 65 per cent above a year ago automobile output 211 per cent higher soft coal output 17 per cent higher lumber production 9 per cent higher and electric power consump tion 33 per cent higher recent attack of illness suffered by the Reverend A Conway of the j Resurrection Church who is at the Uljl present time a patient in Chester Hospital The flagrant disregard for parking regulations in this city has reached uhe point where police have decided to wage a war against all violators beginning next Wednesday Mayor William Ward Jr today declared that he wanted the motoring public to have ample warning con cerning the plans of the police before inaugurating the campaign In a recent letter from Police Superintendent James H Deaven port the mayors attention was called to the number of motorists who daily violate the parking laws in hopes that some person with a political pull could or would intercede for them After several weeks study Super intendent Deavenport noted that automobiles are parked on the streets all night especially in the First ward and Sun Village section Some of the streets are so narrow that it would be impossible for firefighting apparatus to pass in the event a fire should break out on some of the streets where parked cars are noted each night He also observed that the stop sign law a State law is also openly vio lated daily by hundreds who use the streets intersecting Ninth Morton avenue Providence House of Morgan Thit was years before Woodin entered Cabinet The Senate investigation has been recessed until Wednesday Ferdinand Pecoras crossfire of questions to Morgan partners and those associated with them was interrupted yesterday in the midst of the story of the United Corporation a Morgancon ceived utilities holding company which controls 22 to 23 per cent of the electrical energy produced in the United States and 22 per cent of the gas properties This vast Morgan utilises empire starts in the northeastern part of the country and extends west to Michi gan and south to Georgia Approxi mately 55272000 persons arc in the territory served by the network of operating companies at the top of which is United Corporation A list of bargain buyers of United Corporation stock is to be revealed next by Pecora He has disclosed two such lists The united list would have come out yesterday but for a spat with Senator Glass Democrat Vir NonResidents Attempt to Obtain Beer Permit De nounced Other Cases Continued on Last Pajjc IN EARLY MARKET Tremendous Trading on N Y Exchange Breaks Sat urday Records NEW YORK May bounded forward at the openingto day as huge blocks were bought up Cotton added 50 cents a bale to its a bale gain of yesterday the dollar dipped to cents in terms of the French frank and also lost sharply in relation to other foreign units Hundreds of issues made new highs on the Stock Exchange at gains rang ing to more than 3 points General Motors most active issue yesterday opened on a block of 25 000 shares at 25 up Vi and a new high for two years Initial blocks ranged from 1000 shares upward to 10000 shares Among them were 10000 Sears Roebuck 29 up Hi and new high 7000 Columbia Gas 18Vi up 4000 Atlantic Refining 23 up Ti and equal to the 1933 6000 International Harvester 39 up 3Vs and nejv high 4800 Goodyear 34i up and a new top for the year 23 ii Pennsylvania Railroad up 4000 Montgomery Ward up 2700 Consolidated Gas TEAM IS WINNER Chester High School golfers feated Nether Providence on de the jinks Springhaven Club yes Morris medal Protesting against the contemplated increase in the tax announced in the Chester Times Thursday approximately 250 tele grams from this city and environs were received by Representative James Wolfenden of this district Congressman Wolfenden is endeav made the low to answer every communication street avenue and Edgmont avenue all State high ways Beginning Wednesday night all cars found parked in violation of the law will be removed from the street at the owners expense It is planned I to have a towing squad remove all such cars to the municipal garage and in addition to a fine the owner will also have to pay a towing charge T D DENIES SHARING WASHINGTON May Roosevelt disclaimed responsibility today for the speech made by James f 0 i T but Iaye defeated the some of them do contain ful1 address of the senders a Q r rt and number of his letters of acknowledg f played to a tie score Burt sinking a i ment have been returned to him long putt on the lasc hole to even the match The point scorers for Chester were Morris Harrison and W Remoranko 3 each Mclntyre 2 and Burt lV For Nether Providence Newcomb and Miller were the only scorers the former getting IVS and the latter I and Wistle were Evans Lawrence blanked HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press AT WASHINGTON PARK Club Stripe Jacobs Ladder Vol Mr is making an honest attempt to acknowledge the receipt of these telegrams but without definite ad dresses he is unable to do so and asks that senders of communications supply their full address so he can continue his rigid rule of answering all mail of his constituents Continued on Page Two 200 REPORTEDlKILLED IN JAP DISASTER TOKIO May Bonin Islands off the coast of Japan were rocked today by an explosion in which 200 workers were killed or injured The victims were engaged in under ground work on an engineering pro ject An attempt to obtain a beer license in the name of someone else because the realseller was not a resident of the state was branded as a subter fuge and denounced as illegal by Judge John M Broomall yesterday as he and Judges W Roger Prone field and Albert Dutton MacDade heard the admission of John C Kelloy proprietor of the Black Duck in Lower Chlchester township Keiley pleading guilty to operating several penny and nickel slot ma chines found in his place admitted that an application for a beer li cense had been made in his behalf by a girl in Chester Kelley came from Kent county Delaware less than two months ago Kelley who was represented by Attorney William C Alexander was arrested in a raid by State police last Monday night Police said they could find no Jlquor In the place for which they had a search wanant Kelley said he had been assured by the men who placed the slot ma chines in his place that they wore legal You knew they were games of chance interjected Judge Frone field Why dont you swear out a warrant for the men Kelley was given a suspended sentence when he agreed to return to the State of Delaware and to stay out of this county Gets Year for Slabbing Lula Green Negro of Chester was sent to the county prison for a term of one to three years by Judge Prone field whenshe pleaded guilty to as sault and battery on Charles Ken nedy Negro of 1721 Verdun avenue Chester township Kennedy testified that the woman had stabbed him Avitn an ice he under the inllucncc of liquor but his testl Continuetl on JLast NO ONE INJURED TOYOHARA Saghalin May struck this Japanese island for the second time within a week today 56 miners were entombed by an explosion in the Mitsui colliery near Kawakami More than 400 persons were believed to have been killed in a forest fire which swept the island Wednesday and Roosevelt his son in which the j Thursday The fire was still raging latter said no blame attached to in some sections today J P Morgan for failure to pay in come taxes The President pointed out James is more than 21 and speaks for him self He said he has not seen the days MENTAL DISEASE LOCAL GUARDSMEN AID COMMITTEE Members of Companies B and C lllth Infantry P N G assisted members of the Memorial Day Com mittee today in making final arrange ments for ceremonies in the Chester Rural cemetery on Memorial Day The citizen soldiers helped with the tina Song Hit Shoot Romac jfinal PlaciR5 of flags and markers Chariot Mighty Atom After j paves of veterans The soldiers U S TREASURY BALANCE May INS Treasury balance as of May 25 534382494861 expenditures 56613 53944 Customs 059 13538 World War Not DepresStrict Observance of the sion Speaker Declares Law Advised by County at Elwyn School Meeting Treasurer Dickel An automobile owned by Joseph Simmons of Media was badly dam aged this morning about B oclock n collision with a car owned by Charles J Harris of 3042 West Berks street Philadelphia at the intersection of Ninth and Butler streets Harris an employe of the Ford plant in this city was driving west on Ninth street and Simmons was proceeding north The car driven NONPRISON FARE Acquitted on his second trial but ordered back to SanvQueuUn Prison to serve out the lift term awarded at his first Tom Mooncy the countrys most publicised prisoner Is shown as he enjoyed his last moat on the out side He is catinsr a dish of straw berries and cream on I hi ferry that born him from San Francisco Court Will Hold Matter Under Advisement Pris oner Pleads III Health A formal petition was presented to the court at Media yesterday for the paroling of D Harvey Sykes former constable of the Fourth ward this city who is serving a sixyear term in the county prison Judges W Roger Froneficld John M Broomall and Albert Dutton Mac Dade heard the argument of John DcHaven White counsel for Sykes and Judge Fronefield announced that the matter would be held under ad Mr White pleaded that prison con finement is proving injurious to the on by Harris struck the Simmons car with such force that three wheels were badly dam aged Both drivers escaped injuries Motorcycle Patrolman Martin soon arrived on the scene but as Harris and Simmons reached an amicable agreement as to settlement of damages no arrest was made MAY BE SENT WEST been received at the of the Rorna A C Word has headquarters and Fulton streets thateight of its members who recently enlisted m the reforestation army and were sent to the cantonment at Camp George G Meade Maryland will be assigned to duty in either Idaho or Wyoming According to the report they expect to know definitely today in which one of the two states they will begin work The depression has not increased the number of patients in mental hospitals Dr Walter Freeman of St Elizabeths Hospital Washington Dark Zoe Weather clear track heav AT BOWIE William T Taze well Hacky II Oregon Fir Era Octaroro Caterer Broadway Sun Fairdale Skirt Garymarye Xealon Kay Ilchester Cantoria Ladmo Briar Blue Porters Dream Gutto Percha Vanderpool circle has been rooed off and a stand DC told over members of the lor the special guests and speakers Association of Trustees and Medical has been erected at the edce nf the Superintendents Of Pennsylvania circle b Hospitals for Mental Diseases and Regular drills of Companies B and Defects at their sixtieth semiannual iij I VATH at tVio TSMTrrrm C will not be held on Monday and Tuesday evenings next week and the members will receive drill credit for their participation in the parade and cemetery ceremonies RATIFY APPOINTMENT f Eddystone was made yesterday at the courthouse in Media The appoint ment was announced several days ago The new official will receive his official seal today and will imme diately begin his duties in his home at 1304 East Tenth street Eddystone meeting held at the Elwyn Training School yesterday V The World War still remains the greatest factor in increasing the number of patients in mental hos pitals Dr Freeman said and al though the number of patients in all hospitals for mental diseases is in creasing I do not think the economic I crisis is responsible Dr E A Whitney chief physician of the Elwyn school was host to the i If any of the recipients of beer licenses during the coming week fail to understand the salient points of the state law on the subject it will not be because they have been right by County Treasurer William Dickel With each license that he issues Treasurer Dickel will hand out a printed letter of brief excerpts of the law The letter warns retailers to maintain no bar at which beverages are served other than a legitimate lunch counter Warning is given to make no sales between the hours of 12 oclock midnight of any Satur day and 6 oclock of the following Monday morning and do not sell MOTHER AND SON GET JAIL TER Court Imposes Sentences on Couple for Violations of Prohibition Law The Sorgi family long a thorn In the side of the local judiciary bobbed upjn court again yesterday but did well as usual are a nuisance even in Mar uary 16 1931 and who now weighs 132 pounds Sykes Is now 55 years old and no longer a young man the attorney told the Court is suf fering from no specific diseasebut he is anemic and he has steadily lost weight This petition is signed by approximately 1000 of Sykes friends and neighbors who are asking the Court to show clemency Sykes was sentenced by Judge Mac Contfnued on Last Pacrr AUTOMOBILE WRECKED Foot the east side of Ninth street between Butler and Ker lin streets was interfered with for nearly two hours when an automo bile of the coupe type was driven onto the sidewalk and wrecked fn a collision at Ninth and Butler streets shortly after 8 oclock this morning Wm Davis Business Man Left Estate to Friends Undue Influence Alleged William Davis formerly of East Tenth street this city who died on March 15 was pictured as a shaky eccentric oldman of uncertain mem ory In testimony given before Judge W Roger Fvoncflekl in Orphans Court nt Media yesterday in a con test over his will Mrs Sue Andrews of this city a granddaughter of Mr Davis is claim ing that undue influence was ex erted by Mrs Esther M Simpkins with whom Mr Davis made his home and who is the chief beneficiary under his will Rev A L Lathern pastor of the third Presbyterian Church of this city testified that Mr Davis would not recognize him when he made a pastoral call Andrews of the contestant of the will said he had known the deceased for more than 30 years In the past five years he said he had never succeeded In talking with Mr Davis without the presence oC Mrs Simpkins Sometimes ho called me John although there is no John in the family the witness testified Mr Andrews said that Mr Davis hand shook and his pipe shook as he hold it in his mouth The old man had odd habits such as scratching his face until it bled and wearinga heavy sweater on hot days the witness de clared Employes of the First National Bank and the ChesterCambridpc Bank and Trust Company told of Mrs Simpkins accompanying Mr DavLs to deposit and withdraw money Semiyearly Interest of was with drawn regularly from a savings ac count In the First National Bank It was testified and was always paid to Mrs Simpkins although In the pres ence of MrDavis MrvDavls was injured in a trolley accident several years before his death it was brought out and had almost completely lost his sight Attorney James L Rfinkin repre sented and the estate was represented by Attorneys Elgin E Wecst and Norman Snydcr MONE ARTISTS CLEVER Large Audience Witnesses Performance of Jethro by Cheyney School Cast The unusual appeared In Ches ter last evening in the presentation oi Jethro by the students of the Cheyney State Teachers College at the Douglass Junior Hicrh Krhrts Howard Carroll proprietor of a lunch wagon at Ninth and Sproul streets doesnt care if he never sees big money customers any more after an experience he had yester day He was duped for by a couple of slickers Howard was alone when the first customer walkedin and ordered a cup of coffee in payment for which he proffered a bill While the customer was sipping his coffer an other man walked In and also asked for a cup of coffee tendering a bill in payment The first customer had taken all Carrolls small change so Carroll asked to be excused while he went to a nearby gas station to get change for the As he reaches the door the first customers called to him saying I can change ItTor you Carroll gave him the bill in exchange for five one Then the obliging one added Give me back by billand Ill also give you this so you have change It was agreeable to Car roll who saw his mistake after the Oimflam artists had departed COUNTY WOMAN HELD IN CHILDS DEATH rurnish any beverages to any pJ r delegates whocame from all parts Have TroorS where beSSSek arP of the s of the state to attend the semi wheir when Dr Continued on Last Pajre at all and j tion of the and license Continued on LastPasre to be considered a pest Judge Albert Dutton MacDade told Mrs Rose Sorgi as he sentenced NORRISTOWN May across the street to her home Peggy Detwller 6 of DeKalb pike Washing ton Gardens three miles north of here was killed by an automobile early last night The child was rushed to Mont gomery Hospital but died shortly after being admitted The driver of the automobile Virginia D Cloak 24 of Marlborough rd Upper Darby was arrested The dead girl was the daughter of Mrs Viola W Detwiler who has one other child Her hus band an advertising man in this city three years in the county jail and to pay a fine of S500 and costs The son and heir of the Sorgi clan Tony age 22 was likewise denounced a few seconds later when Judge Mac Dade gaive him from three months to three years in the county jail and fined him and costs The head ofthe Sorgi family Al fred was conspicuous by his absence Judge MacDade having deported him to Philadelphia on his last ap pearance at Media The elder Sorgi is obeying the courts edict it was re Contuxacd on Last Page It was given for the Negro Health Clinic of Chester a branch of the Pennsylvania Tubercular Association Close to a thousand persons packed the spacious hall and thrilled at the highclass performance given by the accomplished group of amateur actors Jethro is the brain child of the president of the Cheyney Teachers Leslie Pinckney Hill The text and all additional music with the exception of the Negro spiritual songs the Marseillaise and The Volga Boatman were written by the edu cator The presentation was drama of the highest sort It was pageantry Continued on Last Pace BALL PLAYER HURT L Trev Weidncr 427 Deakyne ave nue Ridley Park employed in a drug store in that borough while playing baseball InFerguson Park last night suffered an injury to his left leg when another player fell on him breaking both bones in the limb He was taken to Taylor Hospital COOK STOVES NEEDED Several requests have been received by the Chester Relief and Family Welfare Societyfrom clients for oil cook stoves Donation of stoves to the society will be appreciated and anyone wishing to be of assistance may call the headquarters of the so ciety PINCHOT CALLS ON SCHAFFER AND KEPHART TO QUIT Denunciation Directed at Justices Because of Mor gan Dealings Would Remove Them at Once if He Had Power Says Probe Lifts Lid HARRISBURG May a scatluilg denunciation of the prac tices of the J P Morgan and Com pany Governor Oifford Pincaot of Pennsylvania today demanded that two justices of the State Supreme Court resign f His demand was directed at Jus tice William I Schaffer and Justice John W Kephart who admitted thry purchased stock while on the pre ferred list of the Morgan concern The governors statement followed one of a similar nature made by Wrirren Van Dyke Democratic state chairman I call upon Justice Kephart and Justice Schaffer to resign read the governors statement released at the executive office here today If I had the power I would remove them nt once The people of sylvania arc entitled to courts that are wholly free from the suspicion of secret relations with public utilities puolic utility bankers or the high priests om concentrated wealth One of the most shocking revela tions In the whole history of public life in this country Is told in the newspapers of the last two days That was Governor Pinchots char acterization of developments growing out of theU S Senate inquiry into the Morgan banking interests At last the Morgan investigation lets us look under the lid of big busi ness And under the lid are men of power and influence in the Nation and the State taking secret favors sums money from Wall Street from the hcxd center of concentrated wealth in This is how the money power op erates a deliberate plan to put men in all walks of life under obligations This Is the money power in action The Governor in his statement did not mention the name of Judge Thomas JBaldrtdgea member of the State Superior Court who also was listed as a preferred client of the Morgan affiliates He did however Include the name of a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Rob ert Von Moschzisker The Governor added Under the lid arc three Justices oi the Supreme Court of Pennsyl Contmued on Last Pago SHOWERS COOLER WEATHER PREDICTED Showers thunderstorms and some what cooler weather are predicted in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland Fair weather is expected tomorrow The highest temperature here yes terday was 88 degrees at 5 pm and the lowest was 70 at 6 a m The average of 79 was thirteen degrees above normal for the date and three degrees above the average May 26 last ycnr Maximum temperature for the date is 96 established in 1880 and minimum 46 in 1925 Sunrise today was at 536 am and sunset will be at 819 p m Eastern daylight saving time VILLANOVA COLLEGE OFFER Free courses to members of the graduatingclass who were unable to obtain employment will be offered next year by Villanova College Ifc was said today that about 30 seniors will accept the offer Topics of Times j Memorial Day speakers spoke ab most of the schools yesterday They werent all old soldiers but most of em could tell old jokes React where they plan to build houses of rubber This should be just the thing to please so many country correspondents who say So andSo has just been blessed with a bouncing baby It now begins to look that J P Morgans Idea of the forgotten man was the fellow who is assigned to collect income tax The order issued to the gobs that no cussing will be tolerated in the U S N in future probably left a lot of the 5hltch men speechless A local assistant rectors car was struck by a woozy hitrun driver the other night That should make him step on the gas in the pulpit next Sunday morning One religious denomination has de cided to omit the word obey from its marriage ceremony Just as if it made any difference Bootleggers Make Big Profits reads a headline Well who would have thought it One thousand in this county have asked for a license to sell beer Not including of course the 1000 who sold it before it became legal Some poor goof has advocated a Poetry Week Making things versa and Verser says Harry Smith the biff comedian The Weather D SUB WEATHER WASHINGTON May The weather forecast Eastern Penn sylvania and New Jersey Generally fair tonight and Sunday preceded by local thirndershowers this afternoon or early tonight in south portion slightly cooler tonight Western Pennsylvania Generally fair tonight and Sunday except prob ably local thundershowers Sunday afternoon in south portion litllo change in temperature TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 68 10 a m74 7am 6811 a m 78 8 anv7QNoon 73 9 a m72 ;