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Chester Times (Newspaper) - June 5, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE 1ONTSS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 57TH 17611 Dally Leased Wire Reports or United Press UP and International News Service INS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day CHESTER PA MONDAY JUNE 5 1933 MA TTERN LEA VING MOSCOW SOON FOR SIBERIAN FLIGHT Texas Airman Makes Fast Time From Oslo Norway Which Place He Reached Follow ing a Report That He Was Eight Hours in Forced Drop at Isolated Jomfruland On Projected Roundtheworld Splits Wing and Gas Ran Low Before Fog Forces First Halt in European New Record For Longdistance Solo Flying PostGatty Log of the Mattern Flight All lime Eastern Daylight Saturday Took off from Floyd Bennett Field New York Saturday p Sighted passingover Wadhamm Island off the Newfoundland Coast Sunday a Landed on the sandy beach of isolated Jomfruland Island near Kragero Norway Monday 2 a m Took off from Oslo Norway for Moscow Monday a m Arrived at Moscow Airdrome MOSCOW June James Mattern clipping three hours oil the roundtheworld flight record to this point dropped down to a skillful landing at the Moscow airport today and prepared to resume his way across Siberia with only a few hours delay The dauntless Texan despite bad weather over the Atlantic which forced him to come down and waste almost a whole day on an Island off the south coast of Norway speeded on with such purpose on his solo flight that he was 51 hours 31 min utes out of New York when he landed here Wiley Post and Harold Gatty who girdled the world eastward from New York in 1931 in 8 days 15 hours and 15 minutes were 54 hours 34 minutes out of New York when they landed here They stayed 12 hours whereas Mattern planned to resume within three or four hours towards Novosi birsk 1700 miles distant Mattern drove his red white and blue monoplane the 1100 miles from Oslo Norway in seven hours averag ing 157 miles an hour Despite the wet field he landed perfectly The weather over this region had been clearing since early morning Mattern made up time by flying to Norway and thence to Moscow whereas Post and Gatty stopped in Newfoundland Chester England Hannover Germany and Berlin With only three hours sleep since he left Floyd Bennett Airport in New York at dawn Saturday Mattern climbed from his plane looking tired and with bloodshot eyes He cheerfully and smilingly an nounced his anxiety to start east ward within a few hours Aviation officials foreign corres pondents and Soviet newspapermen and photographers after 16 hours of sleepless vigil cheered Maitcrns landing It seems almost like Rowing home again he saidas he extended greet ings to Americans whom he met after the Borisov crash He covered the distance from Oslo smoothly except for part of the way over the Baltic where he was obliged to fly blind He entered the Soviet Union at the SovietEsthoman frontier While Mattern ambitiously hoped to push on to Novosibirsk 1700 miles eastward in Siberia Soviet officials suggested it would be better to stop at Omsk 400 miles short of Novosibirsk They were almost cer tain to insist that he follow the southern route along the transSi berian Railway through Omsk Continued on Fourteen MOLLISONS DELAY HOP ON TUESDAY LONDON June of un favonfile weather Captain and Mrs James A Mollison today postponed the start of their transocean flight to New York until Tuesday They plan to fly from Croydon to New York then almost immediately back across the Atlantic to Bagdad and then again to England HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press AT THORNCLIFFE Lass Oilrile Altsheib Visionary Hour Sampass Federal Reserve Don Vern Rock Crest Lass Wachs Weather cloudy track fast AT WASHINGTON PARK Sergeant Hill Sultry Onr Sandy Royal Treasure Grey Kitty Sunnyside Up Bird Bostonian Gal Liffht nin Bill Alcorah Social Service Areyonthere Flash Fire Bnsy Jay Kibitzer Camp Douglas Bedigrht Zoe Gnmtrec Santa Sophia Cesarc Celtic Prince Odcric sambo Brown DArjrent Lion Hearted Happy Lad Mad Career Mad Play Spectacular Aulander Haramzada Spanflow Weather clear track heavy CITY AND COUNTY M E CHURCHES GET NEWPASTORS Trinity and South Chester Affected by Transfer Order Thirteen Others in County Areas Listed for New Clergy COATESVILLE Pa June pastoral transfers and new appointments were announced today by Bishop Ernest G Richard son at the closing session of the an nual meeting of the Philadelphia Conference of the Methodist Episco pal Church for the 32S charges in the district Reading of the appointments brought to an end the lengthy meet ing which was featured by severe criticisms in various committee re ports of President Franklin D Roose velt for his espousal of the wet cause and of Governor Gifford Pinchot and Connie Mack manager of the Phila delphia Athletics for their activity in behalf of the Sunday sports bill passed by the last legislature The transfers and appointments for the South District which includes this city and county South Chester J E Gallagher Trinity Chester L H Zerr Collingdale G N Perkins Drexel Hill Broad Street A C James Lansdowne S B Goff Jr Eddystone P N Poley Elam Christian Ernst Feltonvilie W S Hausman Lima J B D Cooke Marcus Hook R N Wright Media Norton L T Zook Hope B W Shay Upland W F Exvmg Swarthmore Wavne Channel 5DAY WEEK ORDER FOR NAVAL EMPLOYES June Secretary of Navy Swanson today ordered establishment of a fivedav working week for all naval employes outside of the department in Wash ington order applies also to Marine Corps employes and takes effect June 5 Employes paid on an annual and monthly basis will be furloughed on Saturdays The action was for economy and to obviate discharges by spreading available work among employes as far as practicable IS IN NEW JERSEY Missing from home for more than of Maxie Zomyick 320 West Second street told police today they had received information their son was working on a farm near Oakfield N J They requested the youth be arrested The boy left home with Joseph Francis Second and Parker streets Thomas Degau 321 West Third street and John Yacco 302 West Second street The latter three returned home and revealed the whereabouts of their companion tl S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON June Treasury balance as of June 2 61037926 expenditures 5990264242 customs receipts 32087 GRADUATMEET AT SWARTHMORE Alumni Day Activities Mark Beginning of Com mencement Week More than 700 former graduates of Swarthmore College took part In Alumni Day ceremonies on the cam pus yesterday afternoon Hall a parade man oOO marchers many costumes of the past to the stadium where cups were awarded for the best OUT TO SET NEW PKICE TWO CENTS v1 Ihe eyes of the tvorld arc following James Mattern San Anfrelo Tex flier m his solo attempt to break ihe roundthexvorld flying record of chrhldavs lo hours and 51 minutes Above is Matterns Lockheed Vcsa monoplane century of Progress just before his takeoff from Floyd Bennett Field ISewlork on his transatlantic bop Mattern is shown at the riffht takirta nnal look at his man before his start MORGAN INCOME TAX PROBE HELD OVERFORADAY Senate Committee Defers Decision Until Tomor row After Session Van Sweringen Witness atInquiry Tells of Rail Development WASHINGTON June Decision as to whether to go further with the income tax matters of j p Morgan and his partners was de ferred until tomorrow by the Senate Investigating Committee after a long executive session today The committee vote to delay was 10 to 2 Chairman Fletcher and Senator Couzens Repn Mich op posing postponement Couzens vote was cast by proxy The inquiry was then resumed The story of an Ohio real estate development that grew into a great railway network was unfolded today y Van Sweringen a witness m the Senate investigation of J P Morgan Co The Van Sweringen brothers of Cleveland in 17 years have become mighty figures in the railroad busi ness They began their joint efforts as developers of a suburban area near Cleveland They sought rapid transit to carry their commuter quickly from home to office in the morning and back home These two men boughs 9 railroad to serve their purpose it was mckle plate From tha c time Intil 1930 the Van Sweringen brothers con tinued to acquire control of1 railroads O P Van Sweringen told the com mittee all about it today The cul minating move was in I92S J P Morgan Co financed the Alle ghany Corporation a holding com pany superimposed on the roads which the Van Sweringens visusliz as the fourth eastern system The roads are the Erie the Pere Mar que tte the Chesapeake Ohio the Hocking Valley and the Nickle Plate The Van Sweringens looked over the southwest and bought the Mis souri Pacific but the witness assured the committee today they had no thought of a transcontinental rail system Rather proudly Van Sweringen re marked that the Chesapeake Ohk is the one railroad that has earned and paid its full dividend through out the period of depression that we hope now is ending He told how that srrand old Continued on Pajre Fourteen NEW YORK June eph W Harriman former head of the Harriman National Bank pleaded not guilty to 14 counts of falsifying bank records when ar raigned today before Judge Henry W Goddard The exbanker who wandered away from a nursing home recentlv with the expressed intention of end ing his own life and who stabbed himself slightly when he was found in a Long Island inn the next day appeared weak and nervous Harrimans case was put over until June 19 FIRST COMMUNION Sixtyfive children in the parish of the Immaculate Heart church took their first communion yesterday morning at the oclock mass Rev P H McGinnis pastor of the church preached the sermon in con nection with the event CROZERlfflNARY COMMENCEMENT Sermon Is Preached to GraduatingClass in Up land Church tired in costumes of the periodtook part m the parade winning the pnze for the best costumes Gibes at the changes brought by Tele made by the Presenfced floats en the March of Time They treated the subjects of fraternities abolished in 1933 the honors courses introduced by Dr Frank Aydelotte president of the college and their graduates and the change m regulations against smoking by two girls expelled for Continued on Paga Fourteen A baccalaureate sermon to the members of the 2933 graduating class featured the sixtyfifth anniversary services of the Crozer Theological Seminary held yesterday morning in the Upland Baptist Church in the presence of a congregation of more than three hundred persons The sermon entitled Before the Cross was delivered by Frank Grant Lewis Ph D librarian of the Seminary who spoke in the absence of the pies ident Dr Milton G Evans who is confined to his bed recovering from an injury recently received in a motor accident Dr based his sermon on the text I Have Overcome the World He carried the congregation back to the days of the first century and described the world of that day as the world of the Roman Empire He reminded his audience that in this Roman world and even in Palestine Jesus was little known in the first century Leaving his description of the Roman world and the fact that the MILITARY AND ALUMNI DAY Graduates of Preparatory School Receive Diplo mas Events Today B a c c a 1 an re ate Sermon Preached by Graduate Yesterday Morning High Spots of Military Day 11 a exercises of P M Cs preparatory school department with address by Colonel Frank KHyatt president and commandant 330 p battle With Infantry cavalry and artillery participating smoke screens flank attacks under cover of ar tillery charges 415 p of War Department medals for proficiency in marksmanship by Lieutenant Colonel Clarence E Myers of Philadelphia War department medals for profi ciency in marksmanship und diplo mas to 17 members of the graduating class of the preparatory school were awarded this morning during the observance of military and alumni day at Pennsylvania Miliiary Col lege The diplomas were distributed by Professor Karl EAgan headmaster and there followed an address by Colon el cvpres iderx and commandant Those receiving diplomas were William Robert Tumbelston Joseph S Weaver Jr Joseph H Stilesand Leon W Gorenstein all of Philadel phia Frank R More Sunbury Raymond E Eagleston Jr Upper Darby Pa Stanford H Jotfe Atlantic City N J Andrew S Hubbard Jr Carbondale Pa Wilbert Earl Wells Parker Ford Pa Richard Oppenheim Scranton Pa Samter Horwitz Ro chester N Y Louis Cole Emmons Jr Swarthmore Pa Andrew D Continued on Pne Fourteen PINCHOT VETOES FOR P M C HARRISBURG June The McClnre bill appropriating 575000 for the training and educa tion of 50 students at the Pennsyl vania Military College at Chester joined the bills vetoed by Governor Gifford Pinchot today The measure provided that one student be appointed from each of the states 50 senatorial districts Because it provided for no competi tive examination but merely left the selection up to the Senator of each district Governor Pinchot said he could not approve it He pointed out it was contrary to the common wealths settled policy of awarding scholarships to needy and worthy students Continued on Page Fourteen 1SKHLEDBYAUTO Student Driver of Car Is Held Under Bond Pend ing Coroners Inquest Eightyearold Robert Andrew Wester of 16 Gulph road Upper Darby was killed instantly last eve ning about 830 oclock when he was run down by a motorcar in front of the Municipal building in Upper Darby The car was driven by Ralph A Copeland aged 13 of 472 Forest avenue Drexel Hill He was arrested and is being held in bail to await the action of the coroner Copeland gave his occupation as a student when questioned by police following the fatal Occident It Ls said that the Wester boy who was accompanied by another youth about the same age was cross ing Garrett road in front of the Municipal building and became con fused by the traffic and stepped in the path of Copelands car In the commotion that followed the other boy disappeared in the crowd be fore his name could be ascertained Carl Glind of Philadelphia took the Wester boy to the Delaware County Hospital where he was pro j nounced dead at the time of admis jsion Leonard and Rose Wester parents of the victim were unaware of the accident and fearing that their boy had become lost or injured at play searched for him for many hours Finally despairing in their efforts they called the Upper Darby police and learned of the death of their son whose body they identified at 2 oclock this morning Seven years ago a brother of the little victim lost his life in an acci dent which occurred when he was 8 years old The brother Charles was playing near a bonfire in West Philadelphia and was killed when a can of gasoline near the fire ex ploded Robert was one of nine children CALLS MITCHELL IN OWNDEFENSE ExBankers Attorney Puts Him on Stand in Income Tax Trial YORK June Charles E Mitchell former chairman of the National City Bank became his own star witness today at his trial on charges of defrauding the govern ment by evading the income tax The bronzed financier was called to the witness stand by Max D Sfceucr his counsel after Steuer had failed in an attempt to put Mrs Mitchell in the witness chair us first witness for the defense The bankers wife dressed somberly in blue was about to be sworn In by the clerk when Fed eral Judge Henry W Goddard stopped her and reprimanded Steuer for at tempting to call the wife of the de fendant It is useless to argue the judge said You know as well as I do that you cannot put her on The Supreme Court long ago decided that ques tion Mrs Mitchell sat in the rear of the court room listening to her husbands testimony She wore two immense pearl earrings and a necklace of small pearls Just before Steuer attempted to put her on the stand he had whispered to the court stenographer a motion for dismissal of the charges against his client Although the courtroom was quiet his motion was heard by no one but the stenographer and did not become known generally until later when Judge Goddard an nounced that the motion was denied Mrs Mitchell was the one to whom the banker had sold stock in the National City Bank to establish losses which could be deducted from his income tax return The Government has branded these husband and wife transactions as a Failing to establish Mrs Mitchells Continued on Fourteen V THOMPSON RESIGNS POST Rector of St Roberts Church Forced to Take Step by 111 Health Members of the congregation of St Roberts Catholic Church Twenty first and Upland streets were sur prised yesterday when it was an nounced that their pastor Rev Rob ert J Thompson had asked and had been granted permission to resign his pastorate on account of ill health The letter read at yesterdays services announcing the resignation was as follows I need not tell you of the wretched condition of my poor health The added cares and responsibilities of the parish make me not only feel but know that I am physically un able to accomplish the work that lies before me To try further would be an in justice to the parish and to myself His Eminence the Cardinal has graciously promised to relieve me of these cares I feel sad to tell you of my I know the you have done for God during my years with you will be continued as devotedly under the leadership of another The blessings of God and my blessing be with you one and all Affectionately ROBERT J THOMPSON While it was common knowledge that the clergyman had been ill for more than a year his decision to resign came with a suddenness that shocked his parishioners Father Thompson was ordained in the priesthood 33 years ago and served in St Johns Church Phila delphia and St Annes Church Phoenixvillc before being assigned on June 10 1922 to organize St Roberts parish He worked untir ingly on his last mission erecting Continued on Fourteen FLAMES DESTROY PLEASURE CMFT OFF ESSINGTON Five Occupants Forced to Leap Into River All Rescued Owner and Wife Seriously Burned Now Patients in Taylor Hospital A woman nnrt four men were com pelled to jump into the Delaware river from a burning motorbout moored oft Essington early last eve ning when the ernft took fire and burned to the waters edge Wesley A Cleaves 33 ot Black Horse pike Belnmr N J owner of the craft the Sea Horse is in Tay lor Hospital in a serious condition suffering from burns he received when he was compelled to throw his wife Beatrice 28 into the river to save her from being burned to death George A Miller 24 of 7105 Green way avenue Paschall West Phila delphia was also seriously burned although both he and Cleaves are expected to recover it was stated at the hospital this morning Mrs Cleaves James B Rcillv 53 of Black Horse Pike Belnuxr and Robert ReilJy 17 also of Black Horse Pike Belmar were taken to the hospital Their condition is not regarded as being serious The Sea Horse a 34foot cruiser which Cleaves recently purchased was moored in the Delaware river of one of the Ess ing ton boat yards when in some unexplained manner the craft took fire Cleaves seeing his wife in flames threw her in the water while he and the other panic stricken passengers quickly followed All of the partv were able to swim until they were picked up by persons on a passing craft nnd taken ashore from where they were rushed to Taylor Hospital being admitted about 730 last nlghc The cruiser was burned to the waters edge v JUNE GRAND JURY IN SESSION TODAY The June Grand Jury convened at Media this morning nnd was charged by President Judge W Roger Frone ficld Immediately the jurors commenced their work of passing on Indictments which have been prepared by District Attorney William J MacCarter Jr and Assistant District Attorneys Mc Clcnachan Kraft Toal Bloom Mc Govern and dcFuria The names and addresses of those drawn to serve on the j ury are Elsie Leonard Radnor Mary Smith Hav erford T Fred Lewis Nether Provi dence Alice V Alexander Norwood James B Smith Sr Upper Darby Louis Roulean Sr Upper Darby Laura V Starr Upper Darby Ellwood Carpenter Chester Jessie N Green Cohvyn Lyclla H Phillips Bethel township George Kane Radnor Clara Valentine Chester John Ren z Norwood Lecdom Y Tuckerman Media John Kirk Ncwtown Paul A Shade Media Johanna Juhn Co Ungdalc Elizabeth Seidel Clifton Heights Walter Baker Media John Upland Bertha Lawton Middlctown Edward Watson Upper Darby Edward Bowley Chester ana Frank Mangan Chester SPAIN ORGANIZE June UP of Spain organized an energetic campaign today against the govern ments repression of religious orders and religious education which evoked a strong encyclical of con demnation from the Pope on Satur day it planned to boycott the gov ernment schools and conduct a vigorous campaign among the electorate hoping that before Presi dent Nlceto Alcala Zamoras term expires the electorate will pass and Alcala Zamora will sign a bill re pealing the laws The Popes encyclical had only a moral effect and did not provide for any penalties against Alcala Zamora such as excommunication While Alcala Zamora is technically open to excommunication charges It was be lieved none would be preferred oV KV 83 publisher the Stafcurday Evening Post and other magazines and newspaper spent night although his condition remained Unchanged physicians announced today Ill for more than a year with heart disease his condition became critical at his Wyncote home Reveals That Chum Killed in Crash Was Driving Car at the Time A single fingerprint on the emer gency handbrake of a wrecked car acquitted Frank Dellasser of Centre yille Del of the death of Vernon ingham of Brandywine Summit who was killed in an automobile accident on the Willows road Rockdale on the night of May 22 At the coroners inquest held in Borough Hall Media Saturday a verdict was found in Deliassers favor the jury deciding that Ingham met with accidental death and that Dcllasser who was with him at the time of accident in no way responsible for the tragedy Had Jt not been for the single fingerprint on the brake handle Coroner J Evans Scheehle explained the weight of evidence would have leaned strongly against Dellasser and it is highly probable that without this evidence he would have been found guilty of involuntary man slaughter I wish to stress the im portance of fingerprinting in cases of this nature Dr Scheehle said Here is a man who Is is proven had stolen the car In which the accident Continued on PatgeFourteen LOCAL SHOWERS FORECAST FOR TODAY Local showers and thundershowers are probable today and tomorrow in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland The highest temperature here yes terday was 84 degrees at 630 p m and the lowest was 66 at 630 a m The average of 75 was six degrees above normal The highest tempera ture ever recorded here on June 4 was 98 in 1925 arid the lowest was 50 in 1929 Sunrise today was at 533 a m and sunset will be at 825 p m Eastern daylight saving time ROOSEVELT EDICT TO CONGRESS ON ECONOMY PLANS i Meets Leaders and Hopes to Whip Them Into Line on Veterans Program House Chiefs Decide To Delay Consideration Until Late This Week RAPS G 0 P Says Economy Measure Was Conceived in Polit ical Hatred Seen Sweatshop Act Author Says It Did Not Cut Out Essential Service HARRISBURG Pn June Pinchot delivered his mast forceful veto message today in giving his reasons for refusing to ap prove the Turner bill amending the administrative code The Republican organization which supported the measure in the 1D33 legislative session claimed it would make possible state savings of 000000 biennially by reducing the number of bureaus limiting the num ber of deputies and their salaries and eliminating overlapping functions The statement that the bill could save any number of millions of dol lars was a deliberate and absurd falsehood the Governor said in his veto message The most the bill could save would be a year To save that the state government would be crippled nnd new and unnecessary jobs and new and unnecessary bureaus would be foisted upon us If I were fool ish enough to sign the bill it might actually force the state government to spend more money than it is spending now Pinchot called it the sweatshop bill because he said if would have prevented state investigations of la bor and industrial conditions until sanctioned by the Legislature nnd would have cut down the personnel available for inspections This bill was conceived in political hatred and is the fruit of political arrogance Pinchot said as ho claimed that a small group roueh rldlngipolltlcaL racketeers sought to commit mayhem against his ad ministration through the measure Hospital appropriations and jobs were the subjects both of threats and promises In forcing passage of the he said at a time when every one knew that the measure was a Continued on Faffe Fourteen SERVICE STATION OWNER ROBBED A bandit escaped Saturday nipht after robbing Morris Plafker gas station owner at Ninth and Flower streets of the days receipts amount inf to between and Piafkcr was alone in the office of his service station shortly after 11 p m when a shabbily dressed Negro entered and displayed a revolver He warned Piafkcr against making any outcry and kept him covered while he emptied the cash register He then backed out of the place and disappeared A rnlnutc description of the gunman was Hashed over po lice teletype machines but at an early hour this morning no trace of the gunman had been found HOME FOR HOLIDAYS George Stroud of 54 East Twenty fourth street a graduate of Chester High School 3H32 has returned to his home from Durham N C where he is attending Duke University He paid a visit to the high school this morning and had a pleasant chat with former teachers and fellow stu dents Harry Nice another graduate member of the 1932 class who was also a freshman at Duke this year will remain at the Institution this summer to pursue a course in zoology HAS GOLD HO ARDE RE WASHINGTON June 5 UP Names of more than 1000 alleged gold hoarders have been turned over to the Bureau of Investigation of the Department of Justice for possible prosecution Attorney General Cum min gs said today Impressive Memorial Serv ices Held Yesterday at Lawn Croft Cemetery To the accompaniment of the song of birds and the rustling of a cooling breeze through the giant trees that surround the natural amphitheatre in Lawn Croft cemetery on the Ridge road at Llnwood prominent speakers lauded the courage of the American soldier before an assemblage of ap proximately 2000 persons yesterday The occasion was the annual me morial rites a service that is held the first Sunday following Memorial Day and the day was ideal for such a service The cemetery always ideal as to landscape arts seemed to hold an unusual bearing of reverence Beau tiful flowers blended perfectly with the rolling green carpet of grass and the tiny flags that dotted the lawn beneath which seep those who were being honored kerned to instill a greater Shortly past 3 oclock the strains of Onward Christian Soldiers filled the air and the parade composed of veterans civic and other organiza tions marched up the winding drive Continued m Fourteen WASHINGTON June House leaders definitely decided to day to delay consideration of proposed increases in veterans appropriations in a desperate hope that President Roosevelts dramatic appeal to tha nation might reverse Congressional sentiment The agreement was announced by Speaker of the House Rainey who said the independent offices supply bill carrying the Senate rider adding veterans compen sation might not be considered by the chamber until late this week Democratic chieftains were faced with a presidential ultimatum that they muse either reject the Senate veterans action or raise new taxes The leadership willtry to sustain Lha President Party strategy calls for postpone ment forthe issue as long aspos sible allowing the growing rebellion to simmer down The present Lemper of the House Speaker Rainey said is that it would approve the Senate action or do something worse To add to the troubles of leaders word came from Republican Leader Bertrand H Snell that little help can be expected from minority ranks on the veterans controversy Snell said they go too far in economy and then turn around and give to China for wheat or something like that In a dramatic midnight ultimatum to Democratic leaiders and their in surgent followers the President de clared he would hold Congress in session all summer if necessary to ensure a balanced budget founda tion stone of his plans for national recovery Stinging Congressional repudiation of the White House veterans econ omy proposals coupled with Senate committee defeat of vital sections of the industrial regulation bill brougnr1 the vigorous action from the chief executive The President had counted on sav ing by slashing benefits to war veterans which now total more than twice that sum The Sen ate eliminated of this saving by forbidding the President to make reductions ofmore than25 Continued on Page Fourteen UPPER DARBY MAN ENDS LIFE WITH GAS Gustave Blen age 76 of 7103 Hazel avenue By wood was found dead in his home last evening shortly after oclock from the effects of illu minating gas which he had employed as a means of ending his life Upper Darby Police responded to an emergency call and upon making an examination found Bien to be beyond medical aid The body was removed to a morgue UNDERGOES OPERATION B Y Wilson of Swarthmore con nccted with the WhitingPatterson paper concern of Philadelphia un derwent an operation for hernia on the Universlty Hospital Philadelphia morning his con dition was repcfrted to be satisfac tory He will be a patient there it is expected for three weeks np j i opflcsot 1 iimes just as hard tobuy beer In this city yesterday as It isto find a secondhand automobile for sale The June Grand Jury convened to day at Media but Its theGrand Jury that assembles In Philadelphia that has a lot of the boys worried Beer permits have been refused firo companies That will just give tha gang around the firehouse something else to talk about It has been ruled that a fire com pany is not a social club But they cant deny that they are truly service clubs With the revival of Uncle Toms Cabin a critic describes it as a ripe old play A mellow drama so to speak Police insist that motorists hava windshield Probably the rea son being that they are a handy to put their traffic tickets A county boy who swallowed a safety pin coughed it up while being removed to a hospital Apparently he doesnt smoke a certain brand of cigarettes Dispatches from Washington theso days are conflicting First it was re ported that Secretary Woodin would resign and then it was reported that he woodin An Italian aviator is reported to have traveled 8 miles a minute Ha must have been in a hurry The voters in Wilmington must ba a bunch of copycats They elected nothing but Democrats last Saturday The Weather WASHINGTON June The weather forecast Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jer sey Probably local thundershowers tonight and Tuesday not much change in temperature Western Pennsylvania Local show ers and thundershowers probably to night and Tuesday not much changa in temperature TODAYS TEMPERATtTRES 6 a m6611 a m 74 7 a m66 Noon 78 8 a m68 1 p m 80 9 a m70 2 p m 10 a m72
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