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Chester Times (Newspaper) - June 15, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE ilONTHS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION 57TH 17620 Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press and International News With All Latest and Best News of the Day CHESTER PA THURSDAY JUNE 15 1933 ACCORD NEAR ON STABILIZATION OF THE US DOLLAR Cox US Delegate Re veals Britain and France on Verge of Agreement Official Announcement Ex pected DollarSterling Rate Rumored as LONDON June United States Great Britain and France arc on the verge of an agree ment for de facto stabilization of the dollar and the pound James M Cox of the United States delegation in formed the United Press today We were extremely close to accord this morning Cox said The negotiations are so delicate in detail that they can be upset but barring unforseen developments I believe an an announcement will be made soon Asked whether to the pound be a fair guess he replied it would shoot very close to the mark It was widely rumored in the financial district that the dollar stering rate on which agreement had virtually been reached was The Bank of England sent a letter to banks and stockbrokers today ad vising them about dealings in the dollar in view of war debt and cur rency stabilization developments The full contents so far had not been divulged but it was believed the step might possibly indicated a de facto ArjgloAmerican agreement on stabilization is imminent It was not believed however that Britain would want rigid stabiliza tion until the World Economic Con ference has made definite progress on its monetary deliberations Approximate stabilization is the British idea of getting around the difficulty of at present fixing a rigid parity for the pound and dollar Britain is anxious to get an early agreement to prevent dollar filuctua r tions threatening to eliminate Britains export trade margin Therefore although she feels it is a little early to attempt rigid stabili zation even on a nonpermanent basis she is willing to enter a purely Continued on Eighteen TWENTY PAGES Court Praises Chester Police BRITAEPAYS 10 MILLIONON WARDEBTTOUS Due Today From 13 Nations Some to Default Following his imposition of sen tences on a man and woman convicted of being implicated in the operation of a disorderly house in this city Judge Albert Dutton MacDade at Media this morning said The Chester police are to be com mended for raiding this place re fening to an establishment in the 300 block West Third One would think the whole city Is sinridden judging by some sensa tional articles published in the news papers There are just as many re spectable citizens in Chester and as frep of vice as in any city of its size in the country but it is places like this one again referring to the Third street establishment that give scan dal mongers a chance to picture as Sodom and Gomorrah Why dont they train their guns on other cities instead of Chester Some of the best people on earth live in Chester and Delaware county but it is a seaport and of course evexy pne is not free from crime If I were to let these defendants off the cry would go up of a system1 from those who listen to the grovel and Pay about 10 per cent of the ings of instalment due pending negotiations for a permanent settlement of the debt problem From France Belgium and others notes were expected explaining that they were defaulting Altogether is due from 13 nations in the days semiannual aebt transactions It seemed likely that the United States actually would collect considerably less than 000000 President Roosevelt announced he was accepting offered by I Britain on account of her j instalment London however said the payment was to be in silver tend ered to the United States at the rate of 50 cents an ounce as authorized by a recent act of Congress With silver selling for only 36 cents an ounce the payment actually would amount to only under 10 per cent President Roosevelt announcing LONDON June Payment made cieat that it was merely a payment Chamberlain Chancellor of the PRICE TWO CENTS US DELEGATES ARRIVE FOR LONDON CONFERENCE Parley Welcomed But Roosevelt Will Make No Promises of Revision WASHINGTON June Washington awaited today notice from many nations of their plans re garding payment of war debt instal ments due on this date though the day came as an amiclimax after yesterdays stir over the British pav ment Italy Finland Czechoslovakia and perhaps some other nations were ex to follow Britains example CHAMBERLAIN TO HEAD MISSION ON DEBTJEVISION Chancellor Bitter Oppo of Payments to Represent Britain Appointment Depends on Whether He Will Be Ac ceptable to U S chequer and in the past a bitter op ponent of war debt payments to the United States is being considered as the head of a debt revision mission to be sent to Washington soon the United Press learned today The Treasury confirmed reports ft A RECOVER BODY OF The body of Albert Lanks 24 years old of 1520 South Ettings street Philadelphia who was drowned in Leipers quarry last Sunday afternoon was recovered yesterday afternoon at 330 George Hughes a diver of this city a member of the Felton Fire Com pany found the body wedged under a discarded tank in what is known as the second Leiper quarry located near the Baltimore Ohio railroad The body of the young man was removed to the morgue of Deputy Coroner Horace B Griffith at Nor wood where identification was made by his father Gustave W Lanks Later it was claimed by a Philadel who was unable to swim had gone to the quarry with a party of companions and decided to go in bathing to escape the heat It is believed that he stepped from a shallow ledge into a deep hole in the pools and sank from sight Search for the body was kept up continuously until yesterday after noon WESTTOWN SCHOOL EXERCISES Dr Prank Aydelotte president of Swarthmore College was the com mencement speaker yesterday af the annual graduation exercises held by Westtown School Fiftythree students received diplomas from James P Walker principal I TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON June The Treasury net balance for June 13 was 527169003176 Expenditures that day were 3896379883 Custom re ceipts for the month through June 13 were By United Press on account and was not being ac cepted as fulfilling the whole instal ment or as promising debt revision On the other hand he did view it as saving Britain from the onus of de fault At the same time the President said he would receive as soon as fw convenient British representations that the silver payment for revision of its whole World STATE G 0 P CALLS MEETING JUNE29 on the war debt annuity due today would be shipped to New York shortly The Treasury is negotiating for a ship and expected to complete trans port arrangements today debt to this country He jreiterated Continued on Pasje Eighteen Chamberlains appointment depends upon whether he will be acceptable to the United States Government If Washington prefers the British dele gation to be led by a Treasury ex pert the choice probably will be Sir Frederick economic ad viser to the Government Political leaders and the British press united today in approving the temporary war debt ad justmentwith the United States but PFW VV Continued on Page Eighteen CHESTER WOMAN OIL PRODUCERS MEET CHICAGO June Oil pro ducers met today in Chicago to seek agreement on planned production in accord with the administrations In dustrial Control bill TO BEREVIVED New Federal Buildingfor Chester on List to Be Acted Upon WASHINGTON June soon as President Roosevelt gives the word the Federai government is eady to embark on a building pro gram in Pennsylvania The largest project is the new courthouse at Philadelphia with HARRISBURG June A meeting of the Republican State committee will be held on Thursday June 29 at Rolling Green Park near Selinsgrove according to plans today At that time it is expected William S Vare Philadelphia will be formally named national committccman to succeed the late Jay Cookcv The gathering will be held jointly picnic of the repub Senator David A Reed will speak PORTUGAL 0 v TARIFFTRUCE Delegate Tells Conference Country Prepares Re turn to Gold Standard Committees representing nearly csC Jlml1fc of The program every oil production assocaition in a mcludes dozens of postofflces the country were present as the 1 the Proeram was sus meetings began at Stevens Hotel ERIE Pa June Francis M Walker of Philadelphia today was elected president of the Pennsylvania Lodge of Rebelcahs meeting in convention here Other officers named were Mrs Garnet Drake Pittsburgh vice presi dent Mrs Josie M Brothersoiv Erie warden Mrs Martha R Perry Philadelphia secretary and Mrs Elva G Morrow Pittsburgh treasurer Appointive posts were filled as fol lows Mrs Olive Lindley Chester marshal Mrs James Lentz Blooms burg consul Mrs ElzaZeigler Phila delphia chaplain Mrs Florence Hallarn Greensburg inside guardian STTPVFV Mrs Annie Birdsall Indiana OUJX V I guard The gathering is sponsored by the American Petroleum Institute Agreements covering hours of work wages and business practices are sought Chairman of the meeting is J Ed gar Pew Sun Oil Company Phila delphia Other committee members include H F Sinclair Consolidated Oil Corp New York C B Ames Texas Company New York K R Kingsbury Standard Oil Company of California and Amos L Beaty Phil lips Petroleum Company New York Various independent producers are also represented Twentyfour ganizations were invited by the Pe troleum Institute to cooperate At a later date corresponding ac tion will be sought by the marketing division of the industrry under the leadership of C E Arnott Sacony Vacuum Corp New York AT COXNAUGHT PARK Vitus Brookhattan Hopps Song and Dance Man Skid Hussar Blanch ettc Ormont Suranto Sun Wm Allen Jr Weather cloudy track fast AT LINCOLN FIELDS Threads Gaerie Infinity Black Comet Barashkova Morsun Valdosta Gracious Gift Lou Signal Busy Jay Little Patriot Smuggrled In Grand Rock Lamporte Gum Tree Fire Flash Pollys Folly Golden Spray Flag Maiden Golden Sun Black Mock First Regiment Tommy Tickle French Knight Prince Mexican Finnic Weather clear track fast BODY OF DROWNING VICTIM IDENTIFIED The body of the man drowned in Chester river on Sunday night and recovered Tuesday was identified yesterday as that of Gasper Helpa 39 former resident of the western section of the city Identification was made by a brother who viewed he body at the morgue of Deputy Coroner E F White Third and Norns streets IS DISMANTLED pended when the new administration took office All available money was taken for the Forest Conservation Army With part of the ap propriated for the industrial recovery program the Treasury Department expects to turn on full steam in rush ing to completion those projects out lined in its program Pennsylvania postoffice projects withtheir limits of cost include Hazleton 572000 Darby Towanda Harrisburg 000 Easton Ardmore S135 000 BalaCynwyd Colum bia Doylestown Drexel Hill Ephrata 000 Haverford Lititz 000 Mahanoy City Mount Lion SellersyiUe Wayne Ambler 000 Bloomsburg 000 and Pottsviile PIGEON WAS EXHAUSTED Yesterday an exhaustedcarrier pigeon alighted in the yard at the Note From Paris Explains Why Payment of War Debt Will Not Be Met PARIS June French PLENARY HALL LONDON June hurdling of the BritishUnited States war debt crisis created a visibly improved atmos phere at the opening of the plenary session o the World Economic Con ference today The French delegation however was clearly worried because there had been no mention In Washington of an invitation to Franco to discuss a permanent debt settlement The French delegation headed by Finance Minister Georges BonneC in the absence of Premier Daladler hoped President Roosevelts reply to the French note renewing last De cembers default would say whether SYKES GOES BEFORE U S GRAND JURY SEE 40 INDICTMENTS Former Constable Spends Several Hours on Four Other Jailed Officials ing Tarn to Testify Women in Group Keyes Says 100 More Subpenas Will Be Served and He Is Confident 40 Indictments Will Be Days More of Probe Five jailed exofficials members of rumrunning crews whose boats docked at Chester alleged collectors and Jft women were among the first batch of witnesses subpenaed y the Government to tell the Federal Grand Jury n Phi la U S TO BUILD 32 NEW WARSHIPS WASHINGTON June A Naval building pro gram involving construction of 32 new warships within the next three years was announced today by Sec retary of Navy Swanson FDTRTFAiLS IN SENATEHOLDUP Confers With Authors of Amendment to Vets7 Bill Reaches No Agreement President Said to BeKcady to Veto Measure Halts Vacation Plans At the noon recess Keys made statement that approximately 100 dlMonal subpcriaswould be issued and then the special prosecutor calmly was confident that at indictments would be handed the Grand Jury officials who were pres morning were D Harvey fonner constable of the Fourth William J Falls former con stable at Lmwood Joseph Czckay iormer Magistrate at Chester town ship Arthur Holdcn former coSr stable in Upland and Jose RurrUcr sheriff The first foiS government today sent the Unitrd Francc would be allowed to confer States a note which it was under On hcVIri1cbt without making at least J tr tj i fi VS O r I n 1 I P 1 i stood announced that France would default its Avar debt payment due to day as it defaulted ou the payment due last December 15 partial payment of the two dc paymcnts All of ihc representatives of major j powers hud made their speeches and tt The note it wns reported explained i 10re1 evidences of impatience in detail why the paymentwas not being met The explanation wis un derstood to be largely a repetition of arguments presented in explaining the December 15 default vDefault bv been gen erally expecLed by observers since the Chamber of Deputies isfirmly opposed to further war debt payments at least until a permanent settlement of the debt status is m1 go dated An attemptby Premier Edounrd Dnladicr to obtain authority to moke the pay ment due today probably would have led to overthrow of his government 1 speechmaking p whfin lorclSri minister Jose da and Geodetic Survey Department yes LEFTY QDQUL TRADE NEW its temporary position alongside the Theodore Hyatt Memorial Observa tory on the highest spot of the Penn sylvania Military College campus The cower constructed last Satur day was used by the calculation group of engineers for several days and the engineers having finished all work to be done from that loca tion the structure was dismantled and will be moved to another section YORK limp uc muveu LU unobner section one of rubber the other The latter is marked the numbers 3681 and the date Augj stalment ATHENS Greece June Greece has notified tho United with J of intention ti Continued on Prtfce Eighteen DROWNS IN POND The screams of a 4yearold girl brought a passing truck driver to the shores of Garretts pond Ycadon yesterday at noon where he dragged from the water the dead body of her baby brother Charles Curray 2 a ust 31 I it was announced today loan BEAUTY EXKINGS HEIR WEDS son of George cr of Ycadon toppled into the pond while playing with his sister Joyce Ervin Einstein who heard her cries took the child to the Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital Darby but efforts to resuscitate him failed traded today by the Brooklyn Dodg ers to the Giants for Sam Leslie first baseman in a straight player deal with quickly removable pins and was dismantled by two workmen in a few hours and packed on trucks 1 KIWANIANlHEAR SUITMOPPED PATRIOTIC TALK Chester Physician Day Is Observed at draws Charges Madei Noonday Meeting Against Phila Publisher Clergyman Is Speaker Charges of conspiracy and crim Loyalty courage devotion and vvruiofet UCVULIUII ana mai nbei against Clement H Cong patience were advised yesterday by l 1 T1 ITT11 don publisher of a Philadelphia Rev William Barrow Pugh pastor of weekly newspaper were dronoed in the Plrst Presbyterian Church in a f Atr Golder yesterday in the Y W C AN ucjpni Wlin Attorneys Howard build m OR onH i Sold Chicken Farm in Hurry Forty replies to an advertisement announcing a chicken farm for sale was the result of a classified advertisement attesting to the pulling power of Chester Times want ads according to John La cusch 305307 Highland avenue Did I have any replies to my I should say I did I had at least 40 Itrcsrcainly does pay to insert an advertise ment In the Chester Times We had about 15 inquiries the first day the ad was in My phone rane constantly was Mr Lacuschs comment Kirkr Scventh and j Ana v unpin Robinson apj as the best means toward beinb efore W Roger Frone f District Attor ney C William Kraft Jr had in formed the Court the private prose the charges Golder said hbelous matter had been printed in good faith but an in vestigation had shown that a sreat Injustice had been done The charges were brought by Dr J Hume Miller of this city who was accused in Con gdons paper on December 29r 1932 of cutting whis key stocked in his drugstore Dr health concerning salesof liquor Defense attorneys stated that thfir worthy of the blood and other sacri fice given to found and maintain the nation and to keep the American na tional colors untarnished Rev Pugh began his address with the the tracing of some of the major instances ofsacrifice in American his tory beginning with the hardships endured by the Puritans and the early pioneers who opened the interior of the country He then led up to the Civil War and the firing on Fort Sumter and then after the Sumter engagement the numerous incidents of heroism as that of Colonel Lin coln Ellsworth killed while raisin the American flag at Alexandria Va The speaker told of President Lin jffiMaas1 iJuar Dili OJ the American ftncrat POLICE POCKET BLANK Committing Magistrate Michael A WASHINGTON June An hour and a half conference today between President Roosevelt and Sen ators Cutting and StciWcr coauthors of the amendment to liberalize the veterans payments failed to produce an agreement looking to speedy ac tion toward adjournment of con gross The President In a last minute ef foir to break the Congressional dead lock over veterans economics con ferred with Senators Steiwer and Cutting at the White House today The SteiwcrCutLing amendment iiDeralizlng economics approved by the Senate last night has been op posed by the President Meanwhile House Democratic lead ers called a party caucus in a final effort to settle the controversy which has threatened all plans for early adjournment A presidential veto oi the Independent offices bill was promised unless veterans appropria tions meet the chief executives wishes It was Indicated at the White House that the President already has a veto message prepared fqr the bill Continued on Eighteen MAY NOTACCEPT THE INVITATION It was hinted today that Mrs El liott Roosevelt1 daughterinlaw of President and Mrs Roosevelt will remain at the home of her parents Mr and Mrs William H Donner of Villanova during her husbands resi dence in Nevada preliminary to ex pected divorce proceedings Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt on her return from a visit to her son Jlott said that the young Mrs this 10 ocloc he n H on the stand evidently havina mndc rtlong dissertation on condEl as he knew them It is believed tha Bruner and his son Edward Edgnr G Davis former Se de tectlve Wi Warn Gardner Srinlr deputy constable VincentMassey TSdnformeir pvlvate detective Thomas Connolly mci constable William Roberts mer deputy sheriff The the six women were not made public P Plyln eycs of spectators uw of the are de for sailors who cfrgoc5 o off Chester A spokesman declared thab the government has ample evidencs of the deals of this nature along the waterfront dLuro The proceedings are Some of the principals in various rackets since the war are exlolbit on Pag WARMER WE ATHER IS ON THE WAY velt was expected as a summer guest Honan enjoyed his first days at Campobello Island lion since assuming charge of police Brunswick Canada court not a single arrest having been rpu made in this city yesterday Joseph Kinsley Pena street near Sixth street arrested Tuesday on of New a disorderly conduct charge was ar raigned for a hearing this morning and discharged upon payment of cost or the case The possibility that she may go to Reno to get her divorce instead of being represented there by an at torney is one consideration which is causing Mrs Elliott Roosevelt to defer her decision to accept the in vitation received by letter from the wife of the President last Tuesday JURY ACQUITS PARTYJRASHER Charged With Disrupting Beer Night Celebration Court Cases A party which was held on Beer Night April 8 in Ansells bakery and Charles DeGodt shop on Parker avenue CollJngdale i Quor r T j t flaws ana conspiracy in a from which a crasher Patrick MeI before Judge Watson Bride of Clifton avenue Collingdalrr arising out of the operation of a was forcibly evicted was the cause i cabaret in the 100 block East Sirth o the prediction today and to m Eastcrn Pcnsylvania New TI Maryland Ji0 highest temperature here ves erduy was 64 degrees at 2 p m and he lowest was 52 at 7 a m which equaled the minimum record for the date established in 1875 The aver age of 58 was thirteen degrees below normal for the date and ten degree below the average June 14 last year Maximum temperature for the data is 92 established in 1913 Sunrise today was at 531 a and sunset will be at 831 Eastcrn daylightsaving time of Times If yesterdays weather is any indi cation of whats ahead beer garden proprietors will have a lonesome hard m p m truth in the rumor f h r Wants a Job as at the Deshong Park wading pool Harry F Payer of Ohio has beeii appointed assistant secretary of state Its nee to know that the govern Convicted by Media Jury of Having Violated the Liquor Laws Jack McCauley former local pugilist of a trial before Judge W j street this city Fronefield at Media yesterday The prosecutor W A Moaslcy Parker avenue Collihgdale opened the testimony by affirming that as a special deputy appointed by the bur nf 5 r 1 n t1 j The place was raided by State police on March 10 and a quantity of Jiquor and beer found behind a bar seized The bar was presided over by DeGodt More than a f tti j v j o SCOTS or of he was struck in trons were dancing to musicfurnished face while attempting to evict by a Negro orchestra when the raid McBride from the party Moaslcy i ers entered it was testified charged assault and battery resist ing arrest and striking an officer al though it was alleged by John V Digginv defense counsel that Mous Jey was never duly or lawfully ap pointed to the office he claims a resident of the Eleventh ward was convicted on the testimony of Felix Shulkaitis a rormer resident of this city who said that he was hired to decorate the cabaret by McCauley who told him fh to that he S ct that Cauley failed to heed repeated Continned on Eighteen Continucd on Page Eighte l he to mhcnt throne if any His royal father opposing hnvs to commoner ha disowned him and hh brother boSTfSfe is now Prne of Asturiax fact that Mousley acting on the as sumption that he was an officer at tempted of his own free will and through no request of his host to Kive the bums rush to McBride this who in the ensuing scuffle happened mands fgr payment Shulkaitis swore out a complaint which resulted in the raid McCauley is also serving a threeyear sentence for violating a parole He and De Godt will be sen to hit the quasipolice officer j teheed tomorrow Another man Joseph Convery also Samuel Kemp of the Schenley Continued on Page Eighteen Continued on Pjtfc Eifhictn w at least one other payer besides the taxpayer With all the reports of factories reopening and men going back to work we may soon have a major problem in what to do with our job less relief workers Chicago announces the invention of noiseless street cars with rubber wheels Noxv if someone would just ua noiseless saxophone Ufa would be complete a speed con in 49 seconds Htf a slashing victory JLkcI thafc Kansas baby who allowed 3o cents and coughed up day was a bankers has learned to operate on a restricted basis from his dad One of the intellects of the office tells us that the early bird often gets his own breakfast saved WASHINGTON June The weather forecast Eastern Pennsylvanfa and cloudy with slowly rising1 temperature tonigrht antf Friday Western a r t I T cloudy and warmer tonight and day possibly showers in extreme north portion tonight TODAYSTEMPEKATURES 6 a m54 11 a m60 7 a m55 Noor 62 8 a m56 i p mg4 9 a m56 2 p m 10 a m 58
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