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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - June 21, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                             DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE IONTZS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 57TH 17625 Daily Leased Wire Reports of United Prets UP and InternatiSlal Kevvs Service INS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY JUNE 21 1933 IOWA CONN AND NH IN FAVOR OF DRY LAW REPEAL Hope of Corn Belt Victory Dashed as Vote Is Re corded for Wets LEFT WAITING AT THE CHURCH Leaders Jubilant as Four teen States to Bate Turn Into Their Line DES MOINES la June dry hopes of a corn belc victory Iowa today took its place in the procession of 14 states that have voted for repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment Returns from 2351 of the 2435 precincts gave 368409 votes for re peal and 242113 for retention of na tional prohibition These figures rep resented complete returns in 66 coun ties Thus ratification of the twenty first amendmnet repealing the egihteenth was assured at the state convention to be held here in the state capital on July 10 Ninetynine delegates instructed liberal were elected in yesterday s balloting The delegates were elected by statewide vote one for ach county HARTFORD Conn June 21 a smashing 6 to 1 ma jority Connecticut where the Eighteenth never was ratified today joined the growing pa rade of states which have ratified repeal of the prohibition amendment Rolling up 236943 votes in favor of repeal to 35351 in favor of retain ing the 18th Amendment the Nut meg state elected a slate of fifty dele gates who will meet here July 11 and formally ballot for ratification of the 21st Amendmentrepealing the 18th Date for the convention was set by Gov Wilbur L Cross as soon as the sweep of the victory was seen CONCORD June a more than 2 to 1 majority hitherto arid New Hampshire today stepped into line with thirteen sister states for repeal of the 18th Amend ment Wet leaders were jubilant as count of the ballots in yesterdays repeal Continued on Page Eleven CHESTER HIGH CLOSES TODAY WHITE SLAVERY LOTTERIES DOPE BEFORE US JURY ACQUITTED CHECK CHARGE Federal Fibers Gall Ace Court Orders Verdict of Guilty When Evi dence Fails Investigaors Them County C h e mi s t Fred Kn ox Former Chief Mowbray on Hand he Federal Grand Jury investi gatingvice liquor and gambling con ditions in Delaware county today focused its attention on white slave Sessions at the Chester High School Ninth and Fulton streets will close tlu 1933 term this afternoon and more than 1800 students who have been pursuing the various courses in the school for the past ten months will be free to enter on their summer vacations At the beginning of the term a number of students from nearby towns and boroughs who had finished their junior high school courses in the respective localities entered the local high school Yesterdaymorning the students began returning their locker keys and combinationlocks and getting fcheir deppsits which they had made at the beginning 61 the term returned to them About half the number who had lockers returned their keys yes terday Today the remaining stu dents returned their keys During the two days 600 locker keys and 320 combination locks were returned OFFICIAL MOOCHER ON PETTING PARTIES by Price Cascy 22 Boothwyri brought suit for in Media of Praise The suit was brought against Frcd Anrl Oaks road Limvood Nuptials were scheduled for last April 22 at Holy Trinity Episcopal ChurchWest Chester She claims Green failed to show Up for the nuptials after her wedding party WIN GI Baldwin Official Jailed on Z i g Z a g Driving Charge William C Alexander prominent Media attorney and former member of the State Legislature was entirely cleared of all charges of passing w ni tc olll YC wi VJA mi i fcvo UA rings with B Edward Sackett acting j worthless checks when Judge Albert head of the Philadelphia office of the United States Bureau of Investi gation che chief witness The jury sitting in Philadelphia turned momentarily from its consid eration of alliances between rack eteers and political leaders to white slave conditions and was slated to begin consideration of interstate lot tery operations later today It was indicated by Government officials that the jury will then un dertake an investigation of dope lings which federal agents said op erated with political protection in the Bethel Court section of Chester Federal agents said they had beeri investigating the dope ring activities in Chester for the past year and were now prepared to reveal the results of their probe Fred L Ullmer chief of the Narcotic Bureau in Philadel phia and several of his ace agents will be cnlledijbatestify on this angle of the investigation With most of the Chester witnesses inP the bank having been heard by members of the Reidenger testified vesterday that Dutton MacDade ordered a jury at Media to return a verdict of not guilty The Judges instructions followed the hearing of testimony at the con clusion of which the Court and As sistant District Attorney Louis A Bloom concluded that there was no evidence of any wrongdoing on the part of the wellknown attorney and not sufficient evidence to sustain a conviction The costs of the case were placed on the county Alexander was arrested on a war rant sworn out by John H Rciden ger of Ridley Park who claimed that he went bail for George H Wilcox former president of the Suburban Title and Trust Company of Upper Darby in the amount of and received a check for from Alex ander on which payment had been stopped Wilcox a client of rhe lawyers was cotivicted of embezrlc ment charges arising out of the clos RICHEST AMERICAN HEIRESS IS WED Federal Grand Jury listening to testimony gathered by Department received the check on April 21 2 and attempted to cash it in Me of Justice agents against a graft dia but was unsuccessful because he ring in this county witnesses from I could not be identified On June 7 county districts are being called Charles Mowbray former chief of police of Ridley township was one of the witnessescalled yesterday He was called in the afternoon and spent a few hours answering questions Mowbray who now lives at Fed the checlcjYttjpreseneed at the Rid ley Park National Bank but pay ment had been stopped Judge MacDade following the testi mony of bank cashiers said that if Reidenger received the check on April 21 and did not present tn international PRICE TWO CENTS TRUAX ON STAND DENIES INTENTION OF WRONGDOING Accused ExBanker Ad mits Tradingin Stocks and Kept Profits Alleged Buyers and Sellers Deny They Got Stocks or Profits j tmu vuu HUL umsunt iL HL eralsburg Md served aspolice chief any bank until June 7 he did not m Ridley township for six years A attempt to cash it withina rcasjn year before he resigned he was arnblc time The bank cashiers testi rPstpH nnfVi c i t i UtSU Woolworth millions rested with Township Commissioners ned that at the time the check was TV j rrn wjui lU uuu ume tne cueck was 5hSfmRn Srecntld Payment AlexnndS yesterday Shesheiress to the prince of a nonexistent Georgian kinpclom ski Mowbray and the others were acquitted of the charges Several new witnesses including Fred Knox county chemist and Bert Negro chauffeur for the county detectives were subpenaed yesterday and sat around all day waiting to be called They were told to report back today Following yesterdays recess Chet FROMS1DEWALK A Two Men Speed Away i Says Linwood Man Left With Victim No Trace Discovered Her Waiting at Church in April the Residents of the Eleventh ward A breach of promise suit has been were aroused by a mysterious drama J filed at Media by a Boothwyn girl enacted about 1145 p m last night who claims she was left waitinat and Highland the church Ruth Gloria Casey 22 of Third and McKay avenues claims she was Complaints of moochers who prey on petters in the vicinity of Pine Ridge a section just outside of Media have been heard during the past sev eral days One of the victims said one the men displays a badge and another secured the license numbei of the machine in which he rides The li cense number was traced from official records and the car is owned by a resident of Swarthmore An investigation looms into the ac tivities of the moochers who are said to have shaken down several of those who parked their cars in Pine Ridge It is understood charges will be pressed by one of the victims who it is rumored is employed at the county courthouse PLAN BIGFOURTH IN WESTERN WARDS nue A smart looking blue colored sedan pulled up close to the sidewalk and a man jumped out grabbed a young girl walking on Highland ave nue overpowered her and tossed her in the machine driving rapidly away Several nearby witnesses stopped a roadster that happened on the scene shortly afterwards and per suaded the driver to attempt to catch the fleeing men As the sedan had a good lead the pursuers were unable to overtake them and the men got away with their victim i A Keyes special deputv u S Attor receiving with ance still owing him The defendant represented by D Malcolm Hodge testified thnt there was no money due Rcidcngcr as Wilcoxs bail had been entered by Joseph Bingham Bingham the de fendant said received a premium of six per cent or for going the bail For Reidengers Services in ob was paid a bal Continued on Pajrc Eleven TEACHER TO GET DEGREE Miss 1208 to marry Frederick Green 22 of 65 Twin Oaks road Lin weed on April 22 last inHoly Trinity Church of West ChesterShe and the bridal party were there including Phyllis Moran who was to have been the bridesmaid and Justus Casey her brother had been named as best man But the bridegroom never showed up Miss Casey says she had been Just who the young woman was VJS y she had been has not been found out No rennrt WIth Green for of a missing person has been re aboufc two 7carsOn April 5 last ceived by the local police and no I6 says she accepted his proposal trace of the mysterious car had found this morning Immediately after the daring ac tion the Rev J M Norris of the Bethany Presbyterian Church noti fiedthe Chester police and gave them all the information possible The license had been Extensive plans for an oldfash ioned Fourth of July celebration are being made by members of the West End Business Mens Association ac cording to a letter sent out by Joseph Tercha secretary of the committee on arrangements Such letter was addressed to Mayor William Ward Jr and mem bers of council and was read at yes terdays special meeting of that body It is hoped to stage a large parade through the principal streets in the western section of the city and then conduct patriotic exercises in Thur low park Bv Cilted Press AT LINCOLN FIELDS Sabath Sir Anthony Jack staff Harum Scarum Red Fel low Sister Interpreter Battling Girl Body My Toots Heart Madclon Eddie Lehmann Buddy Apolis Active American Storm Princess Try Come Chica Blanche Sweet Va Missie Sallie BourlantT Black Nose Weather clear track fast AT CONNAUGHT PARK Raffles Chance My Fergus Mary lou Drift Fair Son Shaun Padriac Oregon Fir Hazel Hopps Tempter Lad Kulaman Teddy Step off Imagrale Weather cloudy tract fast taken scene went to a jewelry store on Edgmont avenue this city and the wedding ring was bought On April 13 the couple slipped away to West and obtained the marriage license in the Chester county courthouse Over fifty residents of that section of the city gathered at the spot where the girl was seized Most of for which she says she paid The day before the oate set for the wedding she gave up her position with the Viscose Company at Marcus Hook to West Seventh street a teacher for the past nine years in the Chester High School will be among the num ber of students at the University of Pennsylvania to receive the degree of Bachelor of Arts at the graduation exercises to be held at the institution today Miss Cassel is a graduate of the high school MITClELUASE GOES TOTHE JURY Case Ends With Charge of Court on Phases of In come Tax Evasion Marcus Hook Blasted Conditions in Marcus Hook arc getting worse each day Judge Mac 4eclarcd when two men accxised of having slot machines in their restaurant said that officials of the borough were in the place every day and nevertook any action against the machines Michael Nicolaids one of the de fendants was fined and costs Continued 0711ajre Eleven N E W Y O R K June Charges of income tax evasion against Charles E Mitchell were given to a jury in Federal Court at 1227 p m EOT today The Mitchell case went to the jury after six weeks of intensive analysis of business deals involving millions of dollars by which the former chair man of the National City Bank was alleged to have evaded payment of in come taxes of more than In two days of tempestuous sum PEGGY TELLS HER KIDNAP STORY McMath Child at Buck Trial Points Out That Drove Gar BARNSTABLE Mass June McMath 10yearold school girl today calmly described her experience while she was in the hands of kidnapers for three days and nights She was a star witness at the trial of Kenneth and Cyril Buck who arc accused of kidnaping the child and extorting ransom Peggy related how about 230 p m her teacher Mlss Esther Flinkman ise word FOR CONFERENCE Defend Selves Against Ac cusation of Noncooper ation at London Ready to Present Scheme at Proper Time Wheat Discussed LONDON June ing themselves against accusations of noncooperation American dele gates to the World Economic Con ference announced today that they had a specific immediate program of economic action The program will be presented ath the proper moment they said Members of the American delega tion met today and discussed Senator Key Pittmans silver rehabilitation resolution which won some measure of support before the monetary com mission The delegation discussed also the wheat situation and it was said In their behalf that the Unltod States proposed to rpstrict production re gardless of the action of the con the big depression and by contrast a crafty juggler of money At issue in the trial was the ques tion whether men of wealth have a legal rght to establish technical losses for the purpose of income tax deductions by selling stock to friends and relatives and then buying it back months later The case opened up many questions relating to banking Harold L Ervin Attorncy CLOUDY SKIES FOR SUMMERS ARRIVAL The fleeing car sped east on Sixth street as far as Wilson street and over to Ninth street The last seen of the car was at Ninth and Central avenue where several motorists heard the girl still screaming The car was traveling at a terrific rate of speed at this time and was soon out of sight Summers official advent this after notified of the kidnaping inoon isf to be Partly cloudy m the oie Chester police authorities noti Pennsylvania New fled all the nearby towns and cities of the description of the car and the number of the license No trace of the car was revealed According to several of the wit nesses of the drama the driver of the car became excited at the ter rific screaming of the young woman and nearly stripped the gears of the car in getting underway Continued on Page Eleven P R R RECALLS 600 COLUMBUS June of the Pennsylvania Railroad announced today that 600 furloughed shop em ployes had been recalled effective July 1 car for her Outside I saw a car and a Negro chauffeur she testified I got in the car and sat alongside the driver She said he told her he was going to Francis school and get him After they had driven some distance the man told her to get in the rear seat The kidnaper she went on bound her legs and arms with a rope that looked like ii clothes line She turned to the jury at the dis trict attorneys request and demon strated how her legs and arms had been bound Peggy testified the kidnaper placed a piece of cloth across her face He When the car stopped the man Continued on Pajre Eleven four great wheat producing nations are represented V The French delegates issue an of ficial denial of reports ithat they proposed to suspend negotiations and quit the conference because deprecia tion of the United States dollar made currency stabilization impossible No good purpose would be served by withdrawal they said The United States delegation de nied a story In todays Daily Express that Dr Herbert Feis state depart ment economic expert had resigned The Daily Telegraph reported that i two American experts concerned In the mysterious proposal for a 10 per cent cut had offered their resignations which were refused American silence on measures for INDUSTRY URGED TO HALT INCREASE IN PRODUCTION U S Director Asks That Labor Saving Devices Be Curtailed Johnson Docs Not Want Wage Rises Offset Aim Seen at 36Hour Week American Industry is being asked by the National Industrial Recovery Administration to declare an armi stice on increases in production so that the expected movement toward belter times may be on an orderly substantial basis Administrator Hugh S Johnson revealed this objective as he promised a fighting campaign which he hopes will put several million men back to work this summer Other branches of the government kept pace with the dynamic Johnson and pushed forward in their sectors of the economic offensive Railroad coordinator Joseph B Eastman continued his efforts to in duce the railroads to abandon plans for another wage cut The Reconstruction Finance Cor poration authorized five selfliquid ating loans to finance municipal con struction projects estimated to pro vide work for nearly 1000 men Secretary of Agriculture Wallace announced a series of conferences would be held within the next two weeks in Kansas City Spokane Fargo N Dt and Columbus O to Continued Klevfn WEST END BLAZE Flames from a blow torch being used to burn paint from the window casing in the onestory frame shed in the rear of the house 211 Thur low street set flrc to the building last night shortly after 7 oclock An alarm was sounded from hnv 234 program greatest of all American economic experiments urge a cau tious advance one which will not lead into the pltfaJIs which tripped up American business in 1929 For that reason Johnson and his associates seek agreement by Indus After two days of detailed testi mony much of it tecnical late this morning the commonwealth closed us case against W Nelson Truax 52 of 34 East Twentythird street thta city who is on trial before Judge John M Broomall for embezzlement iraudulent conversion false entries and false pretenses The first defense witness called to the stand was George R Crothers treasurer of the bank where Truax was employed who identified a num ber of records which had been called for by the defense Attorney James L Rankin asked tha witness whether the bank had suf ered any loss on transactions whera the bank had paid for stocks and later on the bank received its pay ment but did not get the profit Assistant District Attorney Toll objected to the question and was sustained by Judge Broomall with the remark that the question for the jury to decide was whether the bank got what It was entitled to and whether Mr Truax should have taken the profits Truax himself then went on the witness stand and said he had witneld no information requested by the bank examiner He also said he had admitted to Mr McCuen the ex aminer that he had traded m stocks and had put the profits in his own bank account but did not think ha was doing anything wrong Three men whosenames have been linked to certain stock transactions where Truax is charged with having taken the profits yesterday afternoon aenied knowledge of them They de nied also receiving any part of the profits JFridse of D31 East Sixteenth street this city denied that he gave any instructions to sell 100 shares of on February 25 1029 This wasone of thetransac tions previously put into evidence In it Truax is charged with taking the profit of 510583 Before Assistant District Attorney William R Toal could question Mr Bridge on this case the court heard the objection or defense counsel James L Rankin and John y Diggins on the ground mat the incident occurred beyond the four yearslimitation set by law Continued on Tape Eleven INLYING TO RACES YORK June Major Ernest Udefc German War ace left PloycLBoiaett Airport today to fly by easy stages to Los Angeles where he will participate in the Na tional Air Races He planned to fly by of Karrisburg Pittsburgh Columbus Indianapolis St Louis Kansas CityAmnfmo Albuquerque and Kingman Ariz BANK ROBBED OF NEW CARLISLE O June maskedbandits today robbed the New Carlisle National Bank of and escaped leaving hree employes of the bank and a customer trussed up with wire on the floor behind a counter Topics of Times Continued on Page Eleven BABY COACHES NEEDED The Child Health Clinic at 1014 West Second street is anxious to secure two baby coaches for deserv ing families Recently asimilar ap which thcTelton Franklin and Han ley Hose Companies responded A stream was played on the building for abouta half hour before the flames were subdued The rear of the shed was badly damaged IN CHTJRCH CELEBRATION Y i T Jersey Delaware and Maryland The man predicts possible local thunder showers tonight or tomorrow and it will be slightly cooler to morrow The highest temperature here yes terday was 82 at 3 p m and the lowest was 67 at 8 a m The aver age of 74 was one degree above nor mal for the date and six degrees above the average June 20 last year temperature for the date is 98 established in 1931 and minimum Rev Dario Tedesco of 507 West51 jn 19K Third street accompanied by his son The sun rises today at 532 a m leave this city this i and sets at 333 p m Daylight Sav evening for Rosetto Pa where Rev Intlme Tedesovwill preach a sermon tomor ln connection with the ob of the fortieth anniversary e Rosetto Presbyterian Church i Tedesco who is pastor of thp First Italian of this city was originally a native of upstate town Lawrence Tedescotwho is a well known violin ist will play a solo as part of the musical in connection with the celebration CRUISER INDIANAPOLIS READY TO UNFURL PRESIDENTS FLAG placed to very good advantage Many persons it is felt have a baby carriage no longer in use and would be glad to donate it if the need were known to them and the Child Health Clinic cases arc particularly recommended by social workers U S TREASURY BALANCE 1 WASHINGTON June balance as of June 19 00610940443 expenditures J customs receipts i Times Ad Finds Pet That Strayed Mrs W Blayney 135 Elm wood avenue Norwood lost her pet fox terrier She placed an advertise ment in the columns of the Times and the same day her dog was re turned to her I surely will not hesitate to ad vertise anything in the Chester Times said Mrs Blayney It brings quick arid satisfactory re sults as It steamed by here Squawk in Court Leads to Raid On Fighting Dan McCarthy A squawk by a motorist con victed of drunken driving in Judge Albert Dutton MacDades courtroom yesterday led to a raid and the arrest of Fighting Dan McCarthy who is alleged to con duct a speakeasy on Third street near Wilson street When the convicted motorist was asked where he got his liquor he told in the 2700 block West Third street from a man named Immediately Judge MacDade di rected an investigation by county detectives who armed with a search warrant went to McCar thys place and confiscated several gallons of supposed whiskey After the raid the motorist was brought to the hearing at Magis trate Elliotts office where he par tially identified McCarthy as the man who sold him the liquor Later he accompanied detectives to the speak and pointed it out McCarthy was held in SlOOO bail for court Despite the heroic efforts of states men to bring about peace in the world the number of June marriages this year is just as large as ever Tony the Sixth ward exponent of physical training is one of the latesfc to join the ranks of hitchhikers in stead of walking an exercise ha strongly advocates Boost Wages Roosevelt Tells In headline Apparently the president too believes the laborer is worthy of his higher A dispatch tells of a new diseasa in which ther patient is hungry all the time Shucks every family with a small boy has known that disease all the time Government is reported to be planning new drive to collect thou sands in delinquent Income taxes from Hollywood movie stars We can expect their next pictures to register genuine anguish We never knew until yesterday that the average womans vocabulary is 8000 words Of course this doesnt apply to those who insist on telling about their operation Tennis is fast becoming the na tional sport of France Prior to this they enjoyed best hooking American fish Members of a girls card club played on a recent evening without saying a word Probably did this so they would have something to talk about Our favorite nurse tells us that wounds from cooking utensils seldom cause infection But just the same married men should be careful and get their wounds treated Weatiae r WASHINGTON June forecast Eastern partly cloudy probably showers Thursday and in north portion late tonight slightly warmer in southeast portion tonight elouuy srilli showers Tlvsrsdity sai in north portion tonight slightly cooler tonigrht in extreme northwest portion and in west portion Thurs day New cloudy probably showers Thursday and in extreme north portion late tonight slightly warmer tonight TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m60 11 a m63 7 a m62 Noon 70 S a m65 1 p m73 9 a m 66 2 p m 75 10 a m 68   

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