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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - June 16, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE 10NTSS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 57TH 17621 Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP International News Service INS CHESTER PA FRIDAY JUNE 16 1933 EVIDENCE AMAZING SAYS U S OFFICIAL COUNTY PROBE Special Prosecutor Keyes Driving at tions of Collection Boot leggers on Hand to Tell What They Know of Protection Again on Witness Stand TWENTY PAGES WITNESSES AT FEDERAL PROBE INTO COUNTY CONDITIONS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day PRICETWO CENTS Mexican Joe Rttmler Takes Stand After Convicted Officials Present to Give Loom With Trials to Be Conducted Soon After wards With former Constable D Harvey Sykes again on the stand in the Federal Building Philadelphia where Special Deputy Attorney General Chet A Keyes is probing graft rum dope and vice conditions of Delaware county the Gov ernment this morning secured intimate details of official corruption it was indicated at the noon recess The evidence so far has been most amazing and far beyond what we anticipated said one of the investigating officials as he emerged from the Grand Jury room at 1230 oclock this afternoon Sykes was the principal witness yesterday with Mexican Joe Rum ler an Eastern Penitentiary convict sharing the spotlight with him Ed ward Bruner and his son Edward Jr both of this city were called to the stand yesterday brief time This morning Sykes was recalled to the stand and Rumler began his ex tension of testimony shortly before noon It was indicated Rumler will be on the stand virtually all afternoon Two score witnesses subpenaed yesterday cooled their heels in an office and very likely will not take the stand until Monday There will be no ses sion tomorrow The hearing recessed at 1230 oclock this afternoon and resumed at 130 when Rumler took the stand Rumler is a former deputy sheriff and is a native of Panama It was broadly hinted today that by the time all the evidence is heard indictments will have been returned against certain political job holders ward leaders and police may also be entangled in the powerful web of evidence the government is daily weaving Sykes arrived this morning in cus tody of Warden Samuel E Turner and former Constables Palls and Holden were with two guards from Brpadmeadows Farm Other witnesses on hand this morn ing were from the western part of the city including Joseph Pazdalski Adam Bonkowski Charles Preimuth Frank Varano Michael Millcarek Charles Mattero Samuel de Paul and John Grayson former spector health in Sykes was greeted by his wife fchis Continued on Page Eighteen PLAN INDEPENDENCE Invitations have been mailed to numerous organizations by Joseph F Tercha chairman inviting them to participate in the annual Fourth of July parade sponsored by the West End Business Mens Association Many organizations have signified their intentions of joining the West End association in the parade and patriotic exercises that will follow in Thurlow Park Third and Jeffrey streets Many of these groups will be accompanied by bands or string music and have promised to be rep resented bjr a record number of par ticipating members Charles H Ward president of the business mens association in making public the invitation extendediby Mr Tercha requested any organization that has not received such communi cation by mail to notify the chair man who will enroll the group The last meeting of the committee will be held June 28 at the head quarters of the PolishAmerican citi zens Club Third and Wilson streets CONFIRMATION RITE Bernard Staskin East Twen tyfirst street will receive the rites of confirmation tomorrow morning at the regular Sabbath services in Ohev Sholom Synagogue on East Eighth street near Sproul street The young man is the son of Mr and Mrs Samuel Staskin and grand son of Isaac Sapovits president of Witnesses Kept Hidden in Office Witnesses called to testify be fore the Grand Jury investigating vice liquor and gambling condi tions in Delaware county were placed under virtual cloture today in the Federal Building because of disclosures they made in the cor ridors while awaiting calls to the jury room The witnesses were transferred to the seclusion of the district at torneys office to await their calls SUBSIDIES WILL BE FOUGHT BY GREATBRITAIN Parley Delegates Launch Offensive Aimed Partic ularly at Shipping Committees Organized and Prepare to Start Real Work Monday former deputy sherm and Kumcr were the and LIST Names of Pinchots Ta vored Brokers for State Business Not Revealed ARRISBTJRG Pa June 16 preferred list of bond and insurance agents approved by Gov ernor Pinchots office for state busi ness aroused considerable interest here today The list was disclosed during a hearing of the Bell Committee in vestigation into the State Banking Dear Departments costs of administering the affairs of closed banks Dr William D Gordon State Sec retary of Banking told the commit tee he had been given the names of 162 insurance brokers by Duncan McCaUum secretary to the Governor ihese brokers were given the busi nf iPf theft and fire Policies andbondmg deputies in handling the affairs of closed banks The list was guarded jealously and the names of the favored 162 were withheld from publication Rep Turner Delaware one of the investigators asked who paid for the policies the bond pre banksas provided by law Gordon replied Harry J Bell chairman of hearing thelroup are Sen A parked automobile on Chester pike Glenolden owned by Louis Van j Loon 315 South Scott avenue olden was struck by another auto mobile near the intersection of Ches ter pike and Ashland avenue yester day afternoon as the result of which the occupants of the second car Ed BERTS SEVEN NATION RECTOR NAMED DEFAULTOND jRev James V Miilhearn Former Assistant Suc ceeds Rev Thompson A PoJey 23 of 5018 Walnut Announcement has been made of WASHINGTON June V Six European nations paid the United reI Mulhearn as rector of St Roberts States today on June 15 MATTERN OVERDUE ON HOP TO NOME Alaska June Nearly 40 hours have passed since Q o TV j TO t departure of Smiling Jimmy O1X ray in Fart Finland j MatternTexas roundtheworld solo 4 n n flicrfrom Khabarovsk Siberia bound One to Make Full for Nome and as yet today Settlement Philadelphia quiring treatment at Taylor Hospital Church and Potter j war debt about 8 per successor to Rev Robert cent orthe total owed by 13 received lacerations of the right eye and right1 hand Malone was de tained in the hospital It is under stood Glenolden police made an ar rest in the case to countries NEW CONT1 retire Thompson poor health announced Rev i 9ut oi a11 the European Powers miums great surprise of his congregation although the parishoners were aware of his being in ill health did not realize that he hadany intention of giving up his work in the parish is planning to take a complete rest on a trip abroad in which he hopes to regain his health Rev Mulhearn is by no means a stranger to the members of St Rob erts parish as he served there as i assistant rector from June Industrial Leaders Meet to T T i iioivi iiuui ounu JUJJ LO JbJllSineSS Recovery J 1926 at which time he was Under New Legislation CHICAGO June Lead ers of American industry assembled popular among the church members and residents and it was with regrets that his many Chester friends saw him leave to accept a call to the as sistant rectorship of St Agathas Church in Philadelphia Rev Mul here today to meet the challenge of heajn will come to St Roberts from President Roosevelts unprecedented the position of assistant rector at St program for business recovery j Bridgets Church in Philadelphia One group was composed of 75 i where iie assumed his duties m Sep railroad executives including nresi 1 Of and Sones of Lycommg and Representa nation represented tembcr 1930 Born in rector of Lansford Pa the new Roberts was educated MtLLTONAIRE COP DIES millionaire in the ia Grand Jury investiga tion into police corruption in 1928 died early yesterday at Spread Eagle Hotel Bethayres of which he was proprietor He was 38 Griffin joined the Philadelphia po lice force in 1921 per cent of all the countrys oil in the Public schools there and then producing companies The third Tecsived his philosophical and theo spoke for bituminous coal producers logical training in Mount Saint who control the fortunes of thousands Marvs Seminary Emmitsburg Md of miners in vast coal fields from where he was ordained to the The group met to decide what to do about the newIndustrial Control Act j As his first charge Rev Mulhearn Coincident with an announcement went to tnc Assistant rectorship of of thc June 15 obligation She paid in no sug gestion of a partial payment and no application for readjustment France and Poland led thc default ing nations which also included Es thonia Hungary Lithuania Belgium and Jugoslavia Rumania made a lastminute change and decided to pay of the she owed rather than default That made five nations which ten dered partial payment Great Brit ain headed the list by arranging to Continued on Pafrc Eighteen CITY no word been received of the intrepid avi ator Malfcerns pas supply was estimated by local aviators to have a maximum limit of about 35 hours Malterns route along tho Siberian coast and over the Aleutian Islands covers one of the most desolate and Isolated portions of the world and it was considered possible thai he may have landed wifely at a point inac cessible to communication Two day previoxis to Matterhs hopoff from Khabarovsk at 11 30 a m Wednesday PST 330 p m he essayed the same trip but was forced back by unfavorable weather GRITIGIS1 Says 2 Men Acquitted of Charges Were Guilty Other Court Cases A jurywhich acquitted two Phila delphia men of burglary charges yes terday wus criticised by Judge Albert Dutton MncDnde who declared the William F Dclehanty manager pf hncnwire guilty andbranded their JJte as Mayor William Ward Jr Councilman lile defendants were George W M Powcland other officialsin theHinkleof thc block South Twen city and county calling attention to tyfourth street and Joseph Coffrv the public works construction clause of the 1300 block South urecently aproved street They were arrested bv Yea LONDON Juno UP Britain launched an offensive against direct and indirect governmental subsidies to private business today as the World Economic Conference aturcked the problem of derailed or ganization preparatory to splitting into small committees and s down to real work on Monday Great Britain highly interested in obtaining jm international fkRTcemenfc 10 end fiovernmentul subsidies par ticularly to shipping opened its cama psugn ihe organization meeting of the Economic Commission Walter Hunciman president of the Board of IVade said the question was suf ficiently important to warrant the creation of a special committee Hcn drick Colijn of Holland president of the commission promised prompt consideration Sessions of both the economic nnd monetary commissions were short The monetary commission with James M Cox of the American dele gation ns Its president met for only 12 minutes Cox asked for the mnx inmm of treatment and the minimum of talk Ho appointed a committee to report us quickly as possible on the number of subcommittees into which the commission should be di vided He asked the governments to submt their monetary proposals quickly The commission hen ad journed until 11 a m Monday At tho economic communion ses sion Colijn asked the delegates to avoid general speeches Serious work would begin Monday on a special group of subjects he announced The subjects commercial policy A normalization of trade and gradual removal of prohititive quotasrs tariffs measures other than clmtes serving as prohibitions affecting in ternational products coordinal ion of production nnd marketing of wheat and other foodstuffs public works and means to find work for unem ployed Colijn said each delegation desir ing to make exact statements of posi tion would be limited to 10 minutes A agenda will be dis tributed to members tomorrow As the monetary committee met it was generally understood thiit a pre Jlmlnary agreement lor stabilization or the pound liv their relation to one another and thc French franc had been Georges Bonnet French finance minister and chief of the French delegation said that such an agree ment had been reached to last for the duration of Lhe conference Cox confirmed that negotiations were in progress and apparently near success and Secretary of State Cordcll Hull chief of the American delegation said the underbrush in the way of such an agreement was being cleared statement in Washington last wm of the Treasury William H Wooclin denied that the American delegation had agreedto any form of stabilization of the dol lar Only President Roosevelt could make such an agreement he said His statement followed a sharp drop m American markets attributed to London owner ce m 1921 At one time he was support to tne rail of Zeisses Hotel 820 wllnnt ator authorized by the m Hotel 820 Walnut street The Grand Jury produced no evidence linking him to graft C H S GROUP OFFICERS Officers elected to serve the In dustrial Society of Chester High School for the 193334 term are by directors of more than 200 rail roads that a l2Vi per cent pay re duction for their 1000000 union em ployes will become effective November 1 rail executives gave qualified sun port to the1933 Railroad Act pledged full support to the railroad coordi nator authorized by the bill and of fered cooperation with the Inter state Commerce Commision which is granted new powers Executives said they St Stevens Church in Fort Carbon Pa in June 1921 and remained there until 1923 Prom June 1923 to Au gust 1926 he served at St Robert various positions their influence and Darnell avenue shortly hpfoW fi Lhe influence of bodies of which they oclock on the morninir of Mav f are a part may be used to bring some I Both men declared the ha declared they had been of thc funds for public works to this drinking each havine from Ofl t ALUIII order that they may serve as a general stimulation to activity and employment Ofl t 20 beers b given a lt Lr phia leading that parish in Septem ber 1930 for a similar position m the church he is now leaving to re and they went f01 more beer into and Patrolmen YALE FRESHMEN BEAT HA RVARD GREW NEW LONDON Conn June Yale opened todays renewal of the 81yearold New London re gatta by beating Harvard by five lengths in the freshman twomile race first event on the program The race wna rowed downstream from Lhe railroad bridge to the sub marine base Few of the thousands of specta tors expected for this evenings var sity event watched the yearlings row Visibility WHJS scarcely more than a quarter ofa mile Rain threatened and without topcoats wore Lhe turn to thus delphia St Bridgets Phila ine oinciais nnvc oeen given a list I Latch Allen and Colknv testif of projects which Mr Dclehanty bei arresting Hinkle and Coffcv v licves may be accomplished here and i were leaving the club buildinV they have also been urjjed j aid the door leading to the newspapers for protection weather against tional transportation problem Vlce President Lamont Clme 10A secretary Claude Rid ington 12A assistant secretary and A fair system of operation under new act was sought atWAR VETERANS TO V AT Tm QAM i u MMor suggestions which Mr Dele1 and A includes in hi letter are i they drove to the counter Two wrenches were i found on the bar Hinkle said he had met Coffey al WOMAN IN BUGGY STRUCK BY AUTO HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RAGES TODAY the Ohev Sholom Synagogue The i John Junto 12A treasurer ceremony is to be in charge of Rabbi i Eisenberg At the close of the services there will be a reception for all members of the congregation in the church auditorium and on Sunday eve ning the confirmation will be cele brated with a dinner dance to be given in the red room of the Ma jestic Hotel Philadelphia War veterans of Delaware county willrally in Foisom tomorrow after jnoon when a flag will be raised with appropriate ceremonies in the veterans memorial park at Button avenue and MacDade boulevard The ceremonies are scheduled for PAROCHIAL SCHOOL GRADUATING EVENT link aJong the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks joining Fourth street atFlower street with Fifth street AT LINCOLN FIELDS ACCUSEDBYBOYS Charged With Encourag ingThem to Rob and BuyingStolen Articles A Fifth ward business accused of being a wo young junior high j Tney testined at Media that Jack Wallace of the 600 Morton avenue not onlv oclock when General Smedley street replacement of atFennel I dangerous Mrs Martha Shrecves 80 years old of Hook road and Evans avenue in Folcroft suffered an Injury to her Icfc fofc arm yesterday when a buggy In which she was struck by an automobile and Trlblt avenue The taken to Taylor Hospital where her wounds were closed with Continued on Pare Ton i eight stitches after which she was j allowed to go home TREASURY BALANCE CONGRESS ENDS SESSION YIELDS ON VETS BILL Administration Scores Vic tory on Reduction of Soldiers Compensation Adjournment Comes in Early MornipgHour Momentous Assembly WASHINGTON June The emergency session of Congress summoned March 9 when the nation wns at the brink of economic chaos was beaten into adjournment in the early hours of today by an adminis tration victory on reduction of war veterans compensation The vote in the Senate which had rebelled against the Roosevelt leader ship on Wednesday was 45 to 36 The unprecedented peacetune ses Slon ended at a m The administrntion lashed its ma jonty into grumbling order and ammed the veterans appropriation through the Senate a few minutea after The Senate ad ourned si EST A dociJo House of Representatives abandoned songs and impromptu skits to add its final as a last legislative foimahty Speaker Ralncy and Vice President Garner signed the bill and it went t0 the White House Tha House adjourned and the session was In three months and one week us unexampled session has touched ihe pocketbooks of every citizen who possesses one Bills enacted affect the manner or life and the welfare of every individual This Congress launched a titan tic drive against unemployment with measures designed to create workfor 4000000 within the ncxc threa months by spreading employment in aTd vast Public It swept the country off the cold standard and authorized inflation by many mthocls y J P to come to Washington and forced him to di vulge his innermost business secrets It launched a great farm relief experiment legalized beer passed two tax bills voted to feed and clothe the destitute aided home owners and reformed the bank sys tem To President Roosevelt was voted more power than ever has been gained CLOUDY WEATHER Partly cloudy and warmer is tho prediction today in eastern Pennsyl vania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland Tomorrows forecast is lair and warmer The highest temperature here yes terday was 69 degrees at 6 p m and the lowest was 50 at 6 a m Tha average of 60 was eleven degrees be low normal for ttie date and fifteen degrees below the average June 15 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 93 established in 1925 and minimum 47 in 1884 Sunrise today was at 531 a m and sunset will be at 823 p m eastern daylight saving time OFFICERS AKE CHOSEN At the final meeting of the girls sumcuc association connected with Chester High School before the clos ing of school for Lhe summer vaca tion held yesterday in the auditorium of the school at Ninth and Pulton streets the following officers wcra elected Gertrude Weaver president Dorothy McMahon vice Ruby Davidson secretarytreasurer Sarah Brown was elected manager of the basketball team Topics of Times The corridors of the federal court building in Philadelphia would make an ideal stand to sell headache pow ders these days Chet A Keyes says he will have jugh evidence to indict 40 There will be a lot of jobs vacant in a few weeks Somehow or other the road to prosperity seems a little rougher for these chaps in thc city and county who have been getting theirs Things are certainly improving Unemployed former constables and bootleggers are now getting a day as witnesses Twentyfive students of the com I Butler wil1 Present the association curves and hills on the Baltimore pike I WASHINGTON June mercial department of the parochial with a flag anw give an address west of Media to Concordvillc by the Lrho Treastiry net balance for Jum school connected with the Immacu i The ceremonics will be preceded by I building of a road paralleling the rail1 Wa5 526313610350 Expenditures late Heart Church Second and Norris a short Parade led by General Butler line that follows through the that were Custom streets will be graduated at comia participatedin by the fife and valley completion of the MacDade receipUs from the month through mencement exercises to be held in 1 um corps of lne Spanish j boulevard possibly to connect with June 34 were 5987949123 the church Sunday morning Thp i War Veterans Philadelphia posts of tx program will begin at 11 oclock itne Veterans of Foreign Wars and Rev Richard J Keul a former as American Legion and camps of the sistant rector of tlae church who is i Unjted Spanish War Veterans Colling FOR SWEARING NORRISTOWN Pa June UP Amscray Durga Kitty Lee Sinffer Black Mock Rock Swift Sport cnuch wi11 AT CONNAUGHT PARK Roses Singrle Sea Vitia Captains Girl Sailor Wallace Way Spanish Inj According Smith boy 1 Wallace on trial before Judge John M Broomall on charges of rlceivS I sLoien goods was accused by Joseph Smith 14 and Thomas Feeley 15 both students in one of the junior high schools of buying various arti cles stolen by them from the Em manuel Baptist church 15th and Potter streets Benish Assistant District Attorney William R Toal is prosecuting the case which to po to a jury today fe Defending the on Page Eleven Times Ad Soon Sold His Auto L A Hackett 620 Concord ave nue advertised a sedan automo bile in the Times at what he con sidered a bargain To did a Times reader who saw the ad and quickly took advantage of the moneysav ing proposition I always get very good results from my advertisements in the Times no matter if its a car for sale or something electrical said Mr Hackett jKlcmman of 1309 West Third street arraigned on charges of cursing a rticipate reported stolen on Wednesday eve neighbor He said he would serve a rung was found abandoned near 30day sentence rather than pay the Kennett Square yesterday The car mPney j was1towed to a garage at AvondaJe Lpfter Slovak 45 a neighbor had and the ovTier notified by the state highway patrol in that area The car was stolen from Eighth street between Sprour and Welsh streets while the owner was attending rejig lious services in the Ohev Sholom j synagogue FATHERS JAY OBSERVANCE arrested accusing Straase of i using profane language in a quarrel DOLLAR STRONGER A play entitled The Child Moses j 2LU 473 will be presented in the First Italian Presbyterian Church Third and Ful PARIS June dol lar was stronger today opening at 2130 francs 469 cents per and closing almost unchanged at i 12123 against yesterdays close of ton streets Sunday evening begin nlng at oclock by a cast com posed of young people of the church in honor of Fathers Day The play will be directed by Lawrence FALLS FROM TREE i Carman Fiorita 41 of Ridley avei nue Crum Lynne was taken to j Taylor Hospital yesterday suffering i from a fracture of the left collarI bone received in a fall while climbing a tree Trials in Six Courts at Media A new record vas set for crim inal trials in Delaware county yesterday when cases were heard in lix separate courtrooms Al week Judges W Roger John M Broomall and Albert Button MacDade of the lo cal courts have been conducting trials assisted by Judges Watson R Davison of Chambersburg and Thomas F Bailey of Huntingdon Yesterday Judge Samuel O Reed of Ebensburg was in Media and he was pressed into service sitting in the Orphans Court room in a strenuous effort to clean up the weeks list District Attorney William J MacCartcr Jr has listed several cases for today although there were no cases beyond yesterday on the original list At one time yesterday seven juries were deliberating using all the jury rooms and also theBar Association room ATSESSIOiN Chairman of Monetary Committee Urges Speed Parley Recesses GEOLOGICAL MUSEIM London June an atmosphere of hope mingled with confusion and j some disputes over methods of pro cedure the World Economic Confer ence organized itself into two main commissions today and then recessed for the weekend to permit leaders to thresh out details t The committee meetings this morn ing were marked by a general desire to get somewhere speedilybut no one seemed to know just how Gentlemen let us go to work said James M Cox of Ohio in pre I siding as chairman at the first meet ling of the monetary and financial commission i But opinions were so varied as to j which direction the work lay that jtney decided to quit until Monday j Most delegates welcomed the re spite for the average age is unsultcd the Geological Museums steep stairs and hard seats on which they Continued on PagreEleven Violence is reported in a milk war up the state Just another kind ot a milk punch so to speak Howard Gallagher says fewer auto accidents arc reported this year De spite these reports of bigger sales in ts auto industry ic seems that the turnover is really less One of our women writers advises the eating of grapefruit to combat th heat Yes its often as good as a shower bath i Seeking to preserve testimony a court is having accused murderers talk into a phonograph That should make the evidence a matter of record They say whiskey does not stimu late the imagination Too bad A low really needs a stimulated imagi nation to explain where he got it and what kept him out so late Weather WASHINGTON June tJP Weather Pennsyl vania Partly cloudy possibly light showers tonight and Saturday slightly warmer Saturday Western Pennsylvania Partly cloudy possibly showers slfffhtlj warmer in southwest portion tonight Saturday fair slowly risfnjr tem perature TODAYS TEMPERATURES a m a m 8 a m 9 a tru 10 a ra 54 11 a m 03 56 Noon 64 58 1 p m 64 60 3 p m   

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