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Chester Times (Newspaper) - July 13, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania VA DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION KOU TWELVE tONTMS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 iwe FINAL EDITION With All and News of the Day 57TH 17643 Dally Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP International News Service ilNS CHESTER PA THURSDAY JULY 13 TWENTYTWO PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS BY KIDNAPERS IN LA GRANGE ILL Jake the Barber Says No Ransom Re ported Paid However Notorious Financier Held 12 Days OConnell Still Held by Captors AGED ST LOUIS BANKER DRAGGED FROM HIS HOME BY KIDNAPERS CHICAGO July ated and famished after 12 days In the hands of a merciless kidnaping gang John Jake th Barber Factor Internationally notorious financier returned to his luxurious hotel today Barely able to mumble the details of his captivity Factor was carried into his hotel and immediately placed PINCHOT TO CALL RECOGNITION OF EXTRA SESSION RUSSIA URGED BY ON AGE PENSIONS COMMERCE GROUP Proclamation for Pcnna Assembly Is Believed Likely This Week Seen Political Move May Last Only Two Weeks Observers Say A special session of the General Assembly probably will be called within the next few days by Gov ernor Gilford Pinchot to consider an Old Age Pension amendment to the State constitution and a minimum wage law The sudden decision to summon the Legislature into special session at this time is connected directly Body That Once Decried Such Action Now Favors Early Action Trade Needs Emphasized Sees Markets Best for Years with the apparently battle being waged by successful William S in bed Physicians administered seda August Luer 77 above has been a i Valiantly Mrs Augus Luer 75 above Vnre head of the Philadelphia or victim of frequent heart attacks his fought the kidnapers of her banker Ranlzatlon to gain son said in a public appeal to his j husband The abductors inflicted deep j state organization fathers kidnapers that the ccalp wounds on the helpless woman i chairmanship of General Edward brutal abduction of the aged Alton i She is in an Alton 111 hospital Martin of Washington Pa III banker might cause his death i LINER DAMAGED U S BALKS AT IN TANKER CRASH BANK DISCUSSION Hole 60 Feet Long Results Refuses to Talk of Issue in Vares efforts to control the Re publican State organization and Pinchots desire to have the age pension amendment approved make possible a special session When the Philadelphia was elected NEXT MATCH FOR JACK DEMPSEY Republican National Committeemnn i liude towards recognition lives and pronounced him In serious 01 irequem neari auacKs ins louut me kidnapers of her banker sanitation to gain control of the condition son said jn a public appeal to his husband The abductors inflicted deep state organization now under the The dapper brokers face was black with a matted growth of beard His features were haggard and weary His eyes were bloodshot and he con stantly shielded them from the light explaining he had been blindfolded ever since his abduction July l from Northwest Side roadhouse His steady nerves cool even when he traded millions of dollars in La Salle street brokerage dealing were shattered and jumpy He was repeat edly threatened with death by ma chine guns one at his breast and an other at his back he said and on other occasions the kidnapers threat ened to cut off his ears with scissors which they snapped close to his VtAort tiuiy WHY ui juo i M was released late last niglu Baltimore flagship of the Baltimore the center of criticism and blame in La Grange a suburb 15 miles west Mail Line collided with the Stand for continued dissension in the World j organization to support the amend niflcnnl place in what should be for of Chicago ald shipping Company tanker Bca Economic Conference the American i mcnt wlwch Vare always favored asjnianv years to come the worlds most Icon in broad daylight In the Chesa delegation awaited new instructions a memorial to his mother while the i Attractive new market US MARSHAL WC FETTERS MAY BE OUSTED Upper Darby Resident Is Accused of Defying Order of Federal Jurist NEW YORK July American recognition of Svolel Rus sia had a new advocate AmericanRussian Chamber of Com merce which in 1020 formally voted against recognition and maintained Unit position until now The chambers board includes many of the most powerful and Influential of American business lenders The board issued a formal state ment after it hrul canvassed the at titude of the membership nnd found an overwhelming expression of opin ion in fuvor of curly resumption of ofuclai diplomatic und trade rela tions with Russia The board hns decided the state ment that the time has arrived for a public pronouncement of the l f i i ivvk vnv III VIC of the chambers previous of the weltknown I love in short shes soon to become Ihe Now theyre sayinc Unit Hannah Williams iiiuslral cowrily sinter and fs wife of KOBIT Wolfe Kabn has bfurd another cheerful little second Mrs Jatk Dvmpscy at a ccrcmoiiv In Reno iukluc over the role Near Baltimore Pas sengers Removed Safely London Parley Commit tee Session at Selinsgrove several weeks ago Pinj Tlle statement set forth the rcfcnlly vacated by Kstellc Taylor movie chot told both Vare and Martin he i sons rccognlllon would call a special session If they j Recognition by European govern would agree to support the pension mcnls of the value of Russlnn trnde lempsey has verified ihe measure which was defeated In the Senate in the closing days of the last soKsion Neither answered although the Yorecontrolled forces in the ns evidenced by the numbers of coun tries which are concluding trade agreements with Soviet Russia i Belief that the United States must BALTIMORE July City of I LONDON July Again at the last session House forced passage of the amend meet successfully European competiI tion if it is to enjoy substantial trade I With Hllssln nml if II for his freedom Factor no ransom A ransom of was paid thb j United Press understood from a re liable source The original demand was for but when first ne gotiations collapsed Ihe amount was increased During his captivity Factor said he was held at what he believed was a farmhouse a drive of about and hour and a half from La Grange Im sure it was a farmhouse be cause I could hear roostsrs crowing and noises of cows and other live stock Factor said Shortly after 9 oclock last night he was taken from ths house and placed in a car At a busy inter section in La Grange he was pushed from the automobile still blind folded The kidnapers gave him di rections to the La Grange police station two blocks distant and sped today the i peaks Bay lats yesterday A jagged hole sixty feet long was ripped in the starboard bow of the j orationoFcTntrofbaTikZwmch According to the program consld I new national commiUecman will use j A conviction that recognition is a concerned iits legislative approval as proof of his prerequisite to any appreciable bene CQon i supremacy of the slate organization from AmericanSoviet trnde re Aprnrrlintr lo H IfltlnilK Mail Line vessel and she was run nean in the case of the United States aground in shallow water after her cooperation by the Federal Reserve fifty passengers had been safely rei Bank with the Bank of England ths moved The crew remained on board I Bank of Francs and similar institu Th2 Boacon less seriously damaged in othsr countries was able to proceed under her own I To ilic amazement of other dele power toward Baltimore gates Senator Key Pittman Dam Factor tore the bandage from his eyes and staggeredto the sidewalk Scarcely able to walk he attracted the attention of two policemen They Continued on Tase Fifteen MILL SHUTDOWN IS TEMPORARY Activities which have been in evi dence at the Highland Mill of the Aberfoyle Company for several weeks ceased this morning and the ma chines which had been placsd in readiness for production stood idle but in condition to care for a revival of the production schedule from the main plant should the opportunity The accident occurred off Gibson Nevada yesterday to discuss Island about 25 miles south of Baltiithls at a committee meeting move as the City of Baltimore was u was charged tl starting a transAtlantic trip to Ger many The passengers were brought back to Baltimore and Wore to be trans ferred to the City of Newport News to resume their interrupted journey The cause of the accident had not been determined A wireless message to ths Mail line headquarters here from Captain Francis E Cross gave the simple statement Collision with Standard small oil tanker Beacon Ships locked together forward Attempting to get into shoal water Sometime later a sacond message was received as follows j TTIJI t iriTV Aground forward of No 9 JtlJUiA V Craighill Channel Buoy Passengers JTQR CODE VIOLATION It was charged that America had and fur ther the conference agenda Great Britain and Canada which supported Iho United States against attacks of goldnations on the cur rency stabilization issue showscl signs of anger at the central bank stand Hence the delsgation decided to sesk idvicefrom Washington Henry L Stimson former Presi dent Hoovers secretary of state was to confer today with Corclcll Hull his cred by the governor and his advis Tlle statement said that the board POLICE READY FOR STRIKE AREAS Equipped With Riot Slicks They A w a i t Order to Move Pinchot HArmiSBUnG Pa July State police officers arc being held In Cantinuctl on Iagc Twenty PROSPECT PARK of directors of the chamber believed I readiness for duty In Pennsylvanias that the statement of Foreign Minisj various strike to prevent riots COUNCIL MEETING orders to a total of one billion dol The State Highway Department 1 will erect four warning signs at the Continued on iaRe Twenty win UIUUL iuurwarning signs at me riTTTVT ntersectlon of Chester pike and Linj 1UI IjUiN hat a of the highway de jarlmeiil had finished a survey of Continued on Continued on Page Twenty MOTORIST VICTIM OF MASKED ROBBERS present itself Rumors were rampant this mornj today ing that plant had been closed George Three masked highwaymen one armed with a sawacloff shotgun robbed an Upper Darby motorist trapped repairing his automobile at Darby and Paoli roads Radnor early because of the uncertainty of the im pending legislation regardinc set ting up of a code to regulate the branch of the textile industry in which the Aberfoyle Company falls However at the main offices of the company this rumor was denied It was explained that activity at the Highland Mill during the past weeks had not been of a permanent nature and that the forces at work there had merely been assigned to clean up and repair the building and ma chinery to get everything in readiness to care for an increase in business Some production was run through the HighlandMill in the past few weeks but it was explained that this was merely enough to assure that the ma chines were in the proper condition to withstand maintained operation for future emergencies ESCAPES SERIOUS INJURIES Moore Long lane Bradford road Upper Darby and told Radnor township police his machine developed engine trouble and that after he had been working on the motor a short time a voice from be hind ordered Throw up your hands and keep quiet Turning around Moore was faced by the bandits all with handker chiefs tied over their faces The leader carried the shotgun After Moore surrendered his wallet the men detached ignition wires from the motor and fled ina closed car Charles Yeagel and Edward Ar cules both of Philadelphia were fined and costs each at a hear ing before Magistrate Forwood Clark Jr of Glenolden last night when they were arrested by State highway patrolmen for driving overloaded trucks The mon were arrested on the Chester pike near Oak lane The trucks ave owned by a large Phila clnlphia moving company and an official of ths company did not appear last night to pay the fines and costs the drivars were com mitted to the county jail They were released today when the money was paid U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON July The Treasury net balance for July 11 was Miscellaneous Internal Revenue receiptsfor the day were Customs receipts for the month through July1 were Jake the Barber Tells Own Story of Kidnaping oln avenue Prospect Park it was nnounced at the monthly meeting f the Prospect Park Borough Coun illast night TO FRIGHTEN MAN The defendant In an alleged Burgess Benjamin F Moore stated holdup case was discharged In in I a f t ln i r rt 11 police court today when police testi fied that the gun used was only raffle conditions at the intersection a toy and that no attempt was Hie slEnswtll hr Prnrtnr within n The be erected within a short time and it is believed they will aid materially in reducing the numberof accidents at the scene George Annear chairman of Building and Fire Committee an lounced there were three fires in the jorough during the past month and four building permits issued George Chatley chairman of the Police and Lighting Committee re ported two robberies and four acci dents in the borough last month Borough Engineer A L Damon in vited the councllmen to attend a meeting to be held in the Ridley Park Borough Hall on July 20 when rep resentatives of municipalities in the Chester pike area will discuss the Na tional Recovery Act and ascertain if money can be borrowed under the maclc to but to fjBritcn a mn ricd manwho was in companv with a IGyearolrt girl The defendant was Samuel Far rant 24 of the 500 block West Sec ond street He was arrested Monday afternoon 24 hours after Stanley Roblcnski of the 700 block Hlnkson street informed police that ho and several companions were held at bay with a revolver in the hand of Far rant as they emerged from a house on Mclivaine street Sunday nlghl Roblcnski the complainant had to be brought into police court this morning to testify against Farrant He declared that the toy gun pro duced by pollcu was not the one used by Farrant Sunday night but that an automatic gun was dls 1 played act to construct a watershed and He related a story of a disposal plant TRASH BASKETS TAKEN BY THIEVES Samuel R Grove of Providence road Media escaped serious injuries while driving a new car he pur chased a week ago when the vehicle cmshed into an electric light pole at the top of Tyson Hill at Tyson Heights yesterday aftcrnoon The car was badly damaged the Impact being so great that it broke the TmnlinifoH insulator cross arm on top of pole Mr Grove received slight in juries to his forehead and hand DENIES CHARGE OF CASE FIXING EDITORS NOTE Following Is John the Barber Factors own story of his ex perience with his kidnapers made early today from his bed where ha is suffering from nervous exhaustion ami on tlic verge of collapse Last night a group of youthful vandals made their way into ths basement of the Young Womens Christian Association Building Sev enth and Sproul streets and stole 70 wooden baskets kept in the basement as depositories for accumulated rub bish and ashes Entrance to the place was made through heavy doors opening into the alley in rear of the building Further entrance io the basement proper and the engineroom was barred by interior doors so that the thieves coud only take what was in the trash storage section of the building Upon discovery of the theft this morning a report was made to police A resident of the neighborhood saw a group of five boys making away with the baskets but could find no one about the building last evening lo whom he could report the incident ATTENDING CONFERENCE R Chester Spencer left yesterday for Chicago to attend a general con ference of the printing Industry which Is preparing a code to be submitted to the government of fair competition the party There was a quart of liquor consumed the girl Helen Bslsky of the 700 block Hinkson street admitting lhat she had sev eral drinks from Ihe bottle The girl is an intimate friend of Farrant and testified in his favor She was with Robletiskl when the gun was displayed but she testiflct It was only a toy gun that the boy friend used to frighten the other COUNTY SLEUTHS MAKE THREE RAIDS constabulary ins been told to prepare for any mergcncy The ollcLrs have been quipped with riot sticks and nounted to use the horses in div jcrslng and pushing through crowds Governor Pinchot thus far has rc ralnccl from sending the State police tito the strike areas except at Lans dale where local ofllcials were un able to copu with the situation The troopers will only be sentto ilnces where disorders occur or where municipal or county officials request aid It was stated at the capital They will not be sent to strike areas us a precautionary measure Major LynnG Adams commander of police said that where Ills troopers arc dispatched on labor Irouble theorderswill be to restore order and leave Immediately Strikers will not be Intcrfcrrcd with by the Elate officers as Governor Pin chot has voiced his approval of peace NATIONWIDE EMPLOYMENT Plan That Will Aid the ctcrans Being Spon sored by Government Latest bulletinsreceived from the National headquarters of the Amer ican Red Cross by the Home Service Section of the Chester Chapter set forth the plans of the United States Government to cooperate with all other agencies in setting up a nation wide system of employment centers The new body with W Prank Per sons onetime vlco chairman of the American Red Cross as Ha director will be Instituted under the Depart ment of Labor No definite announce ments have been received of the ef fect of the plan on the Chester Chap ter area but more Information Is ex pected as soon ns the plan Is adopted and It Is believed that the Red Cross and all other family casework croups will have nn important place in the system Thc scope of the system will ex will be developed for men women and children1 There Is also n plan to Ini chide a veterans employment service Attorney General Cum mings Is Giving Consid eration to Allegations The dismissal of Walter C Fetters of Upper Darby as United States Marshal loomed today as the Federal Grand Jury reconvened to hear ad ditional testimony In the investigation of alleged graft in this county It was also openly stated by Fed eral authorities that no Delaware county Democrat will be considered for the post the probable successor to the Upper Darby man being John Reins Pottsvllle Democrat who has the backing of Joseph F Guffey Roosevelt leader In this State and Warren VanDyke collector of port and chairman of the Democratic State Committee Fetters may be ousted for lack of cooperation during the Federal in vestigation His boldest act was his coup de mnitre when he arranged Its so that State Senator John J Me Clure surrendered to U S Cornniis sioner Wolff In this city posted bond for his appearance at trial In Sep tember This procedure was In defiance of Federal Judge George A Welsh who ordered all those named In the pre sentment to appear personally In the Federal building Philadelphia post ball uuTbe fingerprinted High officials engaged iirthe probe construed this action of Fetters as snapping his fingers at the judicial edict It was generally understood around the Federal building today that al legations against Marshal Fettsrs have been laid at the door of At torney General Cummings who has the power to dismiss a marshal for cause Federal agents say that tampering wth witnesses followed a leak in the marshals office after subpenas had been sent there for service One witness who previously talked freely to a Federal agent It was claimed suffered a lapse of memory Continued on Page Twenty Continued on Iage Twenty A RON IM INK STAR WINS FIRST ROUND Chris Brinkc defending champion representing the Aronimink Country Club won his first round today In the 22nd annual Pennsylvania Amateur Golf Championship defeating Howard Wasserman Phllmcnt 8 and 7 at the Merlon Cricket Club The titlehoklcr played par gold for U of the 18 holes AUSTRALIA WINS FIRST CUP MATCH WIMBLEDON England July Crawford sent Australia off to a winning start In the European Davis cup final today by defeat ing Henry Wilfred Bunny Austin of England 10 02 G2 G3 111 the FAIR AND SLIGHTLY WARMER TODAY Continued on Twenty CONDUCT EXAMS FOR REGISTERS opening match The County CoinmListeners held an examination at Media yesterday of applicants for the vacant posts of registrars of a number of precincts In the city of Chester Ten Republicans and a score of Democrats appeared before the Com missioners Each applicant had lo file a petition bearing of a number of voters The ap plicants had lo loll the commission ers how long they had lived In the city and whether they considered themselves fully qualified Lo handle Ihc Job of registering voters Republicans and Democrats were questioned on their parly qualifi cations whether they had voted at the last general election for at least twothirds of the total number of candidates of the party under which they arc now enrolled No appointments were made by the Commissioners but the list of new registrars will probably bo made pub TONDON July The American dollar closed weaker loday at A to the pound against yesterdays close of The Canadian dollar closed at and the French franc at 85 316 Topacsof Times I lie on Saturday HORSES WITHDRAWN FRGSTRACES TODAY Untied Tress Runner Surrenders County Detectives to Bv iikrTh jane Jns AT LATOXIA Fairy Stone Step Imclda Pana Pranka Miss X Conlan Jack Ginsa CHICAGO July 1933 by International News Service Iwas taken from my car The man referred to by Btnnie near the dells I was blindfolded with Cohen alias Gold 39 of Philadeli strips of linen and adhesive tape I phia alleged rumrunner as his j was driven about for 20 or 30 min j boss surrendered to county utes in circles It seemed right near i tectivcs at Media yesterday where I was seized noon FvrrriR MrsPcncer wttl visit the Century of Progress Exposition before he returns to this city ITALYS PLANES Two alleged violators of the liquor laws and an alleged hacker of a num bcrs game were given hearings before Magistrate Forwood Clark at Glen olden last night and each was held for court Mary McPartlon of Baltimore pike on Plus Mill Hill was held under bail after County Defective O N Smith and a squad including State Detective MacNcal swooped down on the premises and seized contraband Thomas McGee of Havcrford road Bryn Mawr was held under bail on a similar charge and James King of Madison avenue Lansdownc was captured with considerable equipment for carry on the numbers game He was held under S500 bail The three raids were conducted by the same group of detectives SHIPBUILDING RESUME FLIGHT i CODE PRESENTED Parley Poorly Managed Says Editor on Return the World I NEW YORK July Americas delegation to Economic Conference came out with the national pants and shirt Intact but only after an unimpressive dis play of muddleheaded blunder ing Arthur J Sinnott editor of the Newark News said today upon his return from London The conference was HladvLscd untimely and poorly managed he declared and the delegates played at cross purposes from the moment they landed in England until they came yet the net result Ls that the United States didnt lose anything n DESPERATE ACT OFYOUNG MOTHER Drinks Poison and Lies on Railroad as Train Nears by Motorists ff Dimple Honors Colclown Major cause my boss told me he Rave r andi tavia Agnes Otherwise Oc the case would not come up on was held undsr S1500 bail by Magistrate A C Mathucs for a further hearing next Tuesday morning The charges made against Fogcl were violation of the liquor Gibson DeliphUui Klcanora laws and conspiracy The complaint Thistle Fyrn ttadclon Joretta was signed by O N Smith chief i was to do NEW YORK July Italian seaplane from C a Shcdiac There may in fact be one good result from It hn added The na tions over there may have discov ered the fact that the United States isnt fioing to play Santa Claus any more Sinnott who returned on the Man hattan with the party of Professor Raymond Molcy of the Roosevelt WASHINGTON July all i brain trust watched events In Lon Prompt action by three Esslngton men saved Mrs Reba Kccth 26 of 13 Front street Eslsngton from ccr Intcrests Respond to Roose velt Call Coal and Oil to Follow uiu not IEII me wnai i iianan seaplane squaaron living i industries facing a threat by Pres from early In June from Cartwright Labrador to j j j R J ii i there it was easy to sec why vermin and I had to sit up Labrador and Newfoundland at 11 shipbuilders and repairers today sub reports of ncwfourd prosperity In JrP Mackay an mittct codes to ralse minimum wages America that poured Into us by cable Double Shuffle Weather clear track fast AT ARLINGTON PARK Salute Grey Hip Adam ite Owen Had Parsion Regius Nazaire Olive Sabalh La Salic Jack Knife Aliens Get Ready Heeled Night Jasmine Aladdins Dream Weather clear track fast Continued on Page Twenty 1 nounccd today WATER MTlN county detective Cohen failed Co appear for trial i TJPp A TpTn in March 1931 and ras picked up1 lvr1 ivUiTlr I LI i atlon Actually they made the con picked up j last Saturday in Philadelphia on a fugitive warrant He had besn ar rested in Uppsr Darby on January ning a break which occurred In a 7 1931 when police found him drivj water main directly in front of the ing a truck loaded with ICO cans J Chester Times Building East Eighth of alleged alcohol In habeas corpus street caused t deluge of water wages iand reduce working hours i nncl wlrncss altered the whole situ NEW YORK July other Industries speeded prcpa1 Italian air cquadron of 24 planes en f A route to Chiagoresumed Its night to ration of aereemcnts under the Shediac N B at 320 a m j threat President Roosevelt would die Continued onPage Twenty uinuiuv if jiu rt 111 uv TT 1 T T Cl m T EOT today Mackay radio announced j late fair practice agreements These O I UIN MID Ko 1 MAW Shortly after 10 oclock last evei The squadron under command of included coal oil and certain proceedings on Tuesday Cohen told Judge MacDade he had not appaarcd for trial because he believed Fogul had paid to have ths case fixed laden with mud to be forced up through the asphalt to the surface An emergency crew of the Chester Water Service Company was soon on Yesterday Fojel declared ha knew the scene and bejan the task of re no one conrv2ct3d with the dittrict pair which wra quickly effected The i street vsrfacing was broken In Eev eral places by the force of the water attorneys office and in fact knew no one in Delaware county the difficulty 1500mile leg of its fllghi across the ocean from Reykjavik Iceland to Cartwrlght Labrador completed j Industries While union coal operators are putting finishing touches on a code of fair competition nonunion opcr paused there only for a nights rest ators prepared to meet In New York and started today for the 800mile t to outline their ideas for a code The flight to Shediac The first group of three planes led by Balbo left the waters of the hnr unlon code will be ready next week Hearings by the Industry Re covery Administration on yesterdays bor at Cartwrlght for a perfect taks agreements wore ordered for next off The second group followed at j 925 a m i Continued on Pace Twenty FACES LIFE TERM DeWitz of Stonehurst Upper Darby who was shot In the leg and arrested as he entered a North Phil adelphia residence last month faces life imprisonment under the fourth offender act recently passed by the Legislature tain death yesterday when she drank poison and then lay down on Ihe Pennsylvania railroad Iracks at Esslngtou In the path of an on coming train Attracted by the womans strange actions Peter Katsarias Jumped out of his automobile on Front street and ran to the railroad shouting excitedly He reached the uncon scious form of Mrs Keeth and dragged her to safety when the train was less than 200 feet away Two other men Samuel Geisbcrt and Fred Bolthucr also of Esslng ton who were driving past the place stopped and assited Katsanas In carrying the woman to an automo bile She was taken to the Taylor Hospital where it was discovered she had taken poison A stomach pump was used effectively and her condition today was reported to be satisfactory According to Mrs Kceths story her husband Charles Keeth has been unemployed for many months and the family consisting of four young children hns been supported by welfare organizations Despondent because of their straitened cir cumstances she purchased a 10cent bottle of poison she said and to Fair and slightly warmer is ths prediction today and tomorrow in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland The highest temperature yesterday was 80 at 4 p m and the lowest was 64 at 6 a m The average of 72 was four degrees below both normal for the date and the average July 12 last year Maximum temper ature for the date Is 97 established m 1908 and minimum 58 In 1895 Sunrise today was at p m and sunset will be at p m Eastern daylight saving time DOLLAR WEAK IN Collusion among bakers Is said to be responsible for the increase In the price of bread It cant be denied that they kneed the dough A county farmer is raising a chicken with four legs That being Just four less than enough to give each member of Ihe average family a drumstick Persons returning from Ihe Cen tury of Progress Exposition say ths midwest has beendrier this summer than at any time Inthe past 3 years But youd never guessit by reading the reports of the vote on pro hibition repeal Hollywood sends us the startling newsthat microphone technicians have gone on a strike They must have some sound reasons for it A local doctor warns girls against overexposure Many a beach patrol man has done the same Norman lells us that an cient English law recognized no less than 178 capital crimes Had there been in those days neighbors who insisted on playing their radio until 2 a m the number doubtless would httve been 179 A speaker here characterized Prince of Wales as one of the most sensible men in England Agreed Hes 3D and still single If professional pickpockets were to convene its very probable that they would go on record as being strictly opposed to nudists colonies A youth here was arrested for stealing aluminum weighing 2000 pounds And we always thought It was a light metal Admission lo the zooIn Philly will be free tomorrow Kiddles will ba able to see the animals good for nothing The Weather Hs pcaclecJ guilty to his fourth make doubly sure her scheme would felony yesterday before Judge Mej Devitt J Continued on Twenty WASHINGTON Tnly The weather forecast for Eastern Pennsylvania Fair and slightly warmer tonight and Friday New Jersey Fair tonight and Friday slightly warmer Friday Western Pennsylvania Fair and slightly warmer tonight Friday in creasing cloudiness showers Friday night and in extreme north portion in afternoon TODAYS TEMPERATURE 6 ft m 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 10 a m 60 11 a m 62 Noon 63 i p m 64 2 p ra 63 70 72 74 79
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