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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - August 22, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 67TH 17677 Wire Reports of United Press UP and Internationa News Service IKS CHESTER PA TUESDAY AUGUST 22 10US PRICE TWO CENTS New Coast Gales Reported Heading Up From Berm uda Guard Stations Along Seaboard Massing Available Craft to Save Lives and Endan gered Shipping When Storm Warnings Up From Hatteras tc Boston to Be Due Within 12 Hours Comes on Heels of Dry Northeaster Which Took Toll of Eight Waves Tear Out Section of Atlantic City Board Hug New York Traffic at a Standstill RETAIL CODE NEXT MOVE IN NRA PROGRAM Johnson Denies He Plans Boycott Will Check Exorbitant Prices Expect Presidentto Get Coal Agreement in Next or Two WASHINGTON Aug Recovery Administrator Hugh S Johnson today appeared at the open ing of the National Retail Trades hearing and denounced editorial charges that the NBA promoting a boycott and outlined methods that will be employed to check cxhorbitant ATLANTIC CITY Aug The Atlantic seaboard from Cape Hatteras to Boston braced itself today to meet a tropical gale whirling up from Bermuda at a pace reaching as high as 60 miles an hour Eight lives were lost in earlier storms over the 1 weekend The new storm was expected to strike the coast at the vicinity of Cape Hatteras and perhaps reach this area in about 12 hours Storm warnings were posted between the cape and Boston At Atlantic City coast guards re ported the heaviest surf of the sea son A strong wind was blowing and small craft were advised to remain in harbor The Cape May Elation also reported a strong blow and even coast guard vessels remained ai dock This city felt the eariy strength of the storm with a 40mile wind lash ng the coast in this vicinity Rain all reached 27 inches for the 24 lour period Samuel Deitch U S neterologist here warned that the vindiwould increase An oflshore wind was reported at Rockaway Point N Y at dawn with icavy rain The coast guard statioi there doubted if the full fury of the profits After reading an editorial from a New York newspaper in which he was charged with promoting violence and neighorriood manhunting Johnson said There has been no appeal to viol ence there will be no appeal to viol ence I do not believe in manhunt ing and there will be no effort to promote any sort of violence But I did remark that when a man put up a Blue Eagle pn his window and then cheated behind it the recovery administration would not permit him to keep that Blue Eagle I have no apology for that language You cant protect the men willing to cooperate with this government with ballyhoo and hooey Theres going to be no trifling with the blue eagle We are going to protect you willing cooperators from the men who wont cooperate or the men who say they will cooperate and then dont Johnson told the retail men that In producing a code for their trade they had an opportunity to get ric of those practices of chiseling anc cutthroat competition and price cutting andinsidious methods of ly Coniinued on Last Page MASTER PLUMBERS WILL MEET HERE storm would reach so far north Word rom other stations along the Jerscj coast indicated the storm was abat ng or its course was changed more o seaward The destroyer Hunt headed th coast guard patrol off the Jcrse coast Other craft remained close inshore as they patrolled a wide are sailed by small fishing boats an cabin cruisers Giant combers hammered the shor throughout the night At Sout Beach N J several houses were un dermined and were in danger of top pling into the ocean A new moo tide sent rollers on over man beaches damaging bulkheads Ssa men called it the heaviest storm lid on the Jersey coast in years The gale sweeping in from Bermud today came on the heels of a dr northeaster which took a number of lives wrecked scores of small boats and periled hundreds of others More than 200 persons had been res cued by the coast guard in the last 48 hours A recapitulation of casualties caused SCENE OF CRASH AND VICTIMS Start Two Probes To Fix Blame For Fatal Truck Crash Probable That Drivers of Vehicles Upon Leav ing Wilmington Hospital Will Be Formally Arraigned on Charge of Manslaughter in Connection With Tragic Deaths of Four Persons on Philadelphia Pike Faulty Tail Light on Chester Truck Hauling Picnickers Blamed as Reason for Collision and Subsequent Blasts of High Explosives Forming Part of Cargo in Other Survivors Return to Homes Two invest ignUons one into the legality of ruck owners transporting passengers without n conveyance per mit from the Public Service Commis sion and tlie other into the legality of transporting highly Inflammable liquids by motor vehicle loom us the nsuH of Ihc trnglc accident on the WilmingtonPhiladelphia pike yes terday morning when four persons from this city lost their lives and 20 were Injured The Intlcr Investigation WHS launched by P J lyiU of the bureau of explosives of the American Hall way Association Philadelphia for the liUtMstiite Commerce Commission The investigator accompanied by Superintendent Reynolds of the Del aware state police visited the scene of accident and Inspected the drums which hart contained the highly In flammable nitrocellulose Mr Lutz noted thai the steel drums were market In conformity with the rules of the interstate Coinmcrcce Com mission governing the transportation of such inflammable liquids Later he conferred with Attorney General Percy Warren Green of Del aware who informed him that there was no law in Delaware which pro hibited such transportation Lilly de clined to mnkc any comment follow ing the conference but saUl n report of the probe will be submitted to the Commission iop scene shoxvs the Icrriicforce of the scries of blasts wrh followed n crash between a frcijrht ruck carrying n hi lose and i picnic ruck IllS Cl yestcrtla morninir at Molly Drums of he cellulose exploded burning scvurnl victims Be low is shown Henry Cummmgs left Jean Chlaslra Francis Gaskill three of he four rtcal nml on the rijhl is lohn IHiihotcyV injured In the crash GEN W G PRICE IN NO 1 POSITION ON THE BALLOT Republican Candidates for Offices Participate in Official Drawing Representativesof Demo crat Party Will Draw for Positions Today With hundreds of candidates In attendance the drawing for positions on the vote irmciztnc at the coming Primary election took place In the meeting room of the county commis sioners ycstcrdny with the three commissioners nnd their assistants present In the fight for the office of sheriff that gives promise of being the most bitterly contested in the county Major General William G Price Jr gained an edge on his rivals when he drew No 1 position I Eurllcr in the drfy Jnmcs A Shvop IntcrsUtc Commerce within ix few days That Pennsylvania authorities muy shire of this as a investigate the activity of truck trong aspirant for the office with SIGNS MILK PACT FOR PH1LA AREA Customers to Pay 11 Cents for B Grade In Effect on Frida3r Swarthmore In Rescues at Rehoboih Battling ngainst the waves and treacherous by Sundays gale compiled today in wide milk Cape May N J showed a total of turbulent undertow which wan felt in the coastal resorts j just below the severe storm area Sun jjjy aftcmoon when the New Jersey WASHINGTON Aug prep coast was swept by a northeast storm aration for eight dead Six of these were re rcpresentativcs ported on Sunday The two others izatlons talked with farm adminls is better known to his many friends The rescuers reached thenearly exhausted swimmers Cross managed to keep his man afloat until he had reached a point within thc line of thc surf where ho was met by a rescued boy short battle apparent to thc lifnsavor weakened by Considerable interest in the pro posed meeting of master plumbers of j sons Robert 12 and Richard 9 were Delaware county and Wilmington Del to be held at the Chester Club 511 Welsh street tomorrow evening at 8 oclock is being manifest The meeting is being held under the auspices of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and among the speakers to address the gathering arc E Reed Saulsbury were Harold Lichten 40 years old of j tration officials about competing im 243 West School House Lane Geri ports and what should be done about mantown Pa who had previously them been reported rescued and Dr The milkmen and a spokesman Charles McArthur 57 years old a for cottonseed oil manufacturers yes noted amateur artist of 5 Elm Court j terday suggested three alternative South Orange N J j plans or a combination of the trio Mr Lichten his wife and his two j They were chief of the Market and Research Department of the United States Chamber of Commerce Robert J Barrett president of the National As sociation of Master Plumbers Wash A voluntary agreement by domes tic manufacturers of oil and fat to Continued on Ten use only domestic products until PricM improve an embargo of higher OUTING POSTPONED j duty on foreien fats and oil and BECAUSE OF RAIN as Chip effected the rescue of a tcfholi lh c swimmer in distress and was indirectly responsible for saving the life of a chalB9 so he again took charge of member of the Rehoboth Beach I lne vlcLlm permitting Ihc guard to Patrol who was assisting in the work Prococd unhampered Handy also of rescue J cached thc beach with his rescued of rescue Cross who was visiting his parents summer home at Rehoboth Beach Del for the weekend vas bathing in thc heavy surf with a companion Cabcll Handy of Staten Island N Y when he noticed a group of three swimmer at about the same time and efforts were begun immediately to re vive the two who had been so near death Within a few moments both were revived They disappeared be fore their rescuers could learn their Reported threatening weather for tomorrow and the steady rain of the past two days so discouraged the committee in charge of arrangements for the West End Business Mens an nual outing that they decided to take no chances of spoiling the af ing tax is levied on the latter The proposed voluntary agreement and embargo proposal apparently met with wide approval from the dairy whom mgion u u and Joseph G Hilde fair and havc postponed the outing Mours argument Dr years old brand secretary of the National to Wednesday August 30 1 cyde LKlne of the farm adminis Plumbers Association swimmers well out beyond the line Identity of breakers who were showing signs Cross returned to his home in 2 last evening and when recitation of the incident ing two membsrs of thc group farther j was most modest HI his evaluation ol seaward While onc member of thc t his service to tha troubled bather group was just able to make his way However those vho witnessed the ashore for aid he was too weak to incident realize that had it not been but the imI render Cross and Handy struck cut j for thc prompt nnd unselfish action oi inc loreign lats and oil OVCr the 200 yards of water to thc as of thc two young men thc record of opposed or were lukewarm to sistance of thc other two both of j Ihc toll of bathers lost as a result of ni After 1 to be boys about 19 j the storm would have contained two to Wednesday August 30 President Charles J Ward chair man Joseph Rcilly and the commit tee Charles Levy Joseph F Tercha Harvey Ritter Harry Cunningham and Arthur McClaskey held a ses sion this morning and after perusing Clerics and pastors of churches i lne weather reports for thc morrow throughout this county today received I Decided upon the postponement Ac a letter from Albert R Granger gen cording to the business men this 1 more names CLERGY WILL AID NRA MOVEMENT eral of the Delaware County Council National Recovery Administration appealing to them to observe Rally Cation Day which has been designated for i navc a years outing is expected to be the greatest in the history of the organ next Sunday Consequently rather than poor turnout the decision The clergyare asked to speak on i onc week thc humanitarian influence involved in this tremendous effort on the part of the President of the United States to bring happiness and contentment to millions of homes in which poverty and want are now stalking i was made to set the program back HAVANA HARBOR STRIKE ENDED Continued on Last Iagc SLEEP SICKNESS DETECTIVES RAID INN IN FOLCROFT CLAIMS 15 LIVES ST LOUIS Aug LINDBERGHS HOF ON ICELAND SURVEY F DROPSCAMPAIGN Out of Sheriff Race De claring U S Indictment is FramcUp Another candidate for the Repub icnn nomination for Sheriff quit the rice today He is James F Dougherty the doughty Baron known from coast to coast for his boxing inter cits nnd one of the best known fig ures of tliLs county In a statement lie declared I want to announce to my many friend1 in Delaware county that I am withdrawing my name ns a can didate for Sheriff owing to the dis advantage that I have been placed in by being Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury for a crime unknown to me nnd of which I have endeavored to find out from my friends and neighbors that have known me for many years All I can learn Is Hint a man named Ed Davis who vas a detec tive and who has been Indicted him self is the mnn who preferred charges against me and I dont want any of my friends to be placed in a posltion to have anybody sriy to them that they arc supporting n man nc cused by the law I wan born and raised In Chester and I naturally love the old city nd have never lived two miles from it I have always tried to live a good clean life and this Ls the first owners who weekly during the sum mer hire their trucks to groups lor transportation was ftlso rumored It Ispointed out that persons Injured during isuch transportation have no legal redress from a gainst the owner who Is violating a P Jaw Henry J Knott of Clifiman road Rockdnlc Md driver atthe truck bearing the nllrocellulosc and Pres ton Wiitfion of 3000 Edgmont avcniie driver of the other truck will be ar resld on charges of manslaughter ris soon us they are able to leave the hospital to attend a hearing before a magistrate Superintendent Rey nolds said yesterday Bail will prob ably be fixed at each Members of the Delaware State Po lice Interviewed ench of the Injured persons yesterday but the stories were Omillnucd on Ten Continued on Last R A I N TOCONTINU E TOD A Y TOMORROW Rain and continued cool is the pre diction for today and tomorrow in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland The highest temperature here yes terday was 07 degrees at 450 p in nnd the lowest was 55 at 9 p m The average of KG was eight degrees below both normal for the date anti ihc average August 21 Inst year Maxi mum temperature for the date is 06 established In 1010 rind minimum 54 In 187B Sunrise today wns at 610 a m and sunset will be at TAB p m Eastern Daylight Saving time KILLS HIS DAUGHTER BPHWICK Clyde Davis Pa Aug Berwick accidentally Countv dctccif r T of slcRP sickness here which t Charles A Lindbergh and I u J mlLh andihas claimed fifteen lives and finds j Mrs Lindbergh hopped oft from here Michael Trcstrail and Stato Detcci live A L MacNcal acting on com plaints of residents nearby raided the Witch Inn Chester pike near Oak Lane Folcrott last night and arrested the proprietor Edward Twist and an alleged employe Rus sell Baker both of Folcroft on the Aug 22MISSING SISTERS LOCATED 1 A BRIDE 140 persons ill today was termed as i at 805 n m EDT today being by far the most serious survey flight over Iceland break of the disease the country has I The Lindbergh planned to look for ever known1 suitable landing place for transatlan Dr J P Leakc of the United States tic plans in various parts of the is Public Health Service one of the land specialists engaged in battling the HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY Unltrfl Pressl 3000 Workers Return charge of illegal possession They then went to thchome of Joseph Lamb on East Cooke avenue Gleni j i olden said to be associated with 1 mnctccn dlcdbut 1 Twist and him on a similar DPmbT porsons j charge comparc w At the Witch Irn which Is hrcv lu 1 ducted as crarrinr o Tiircc deaths resulted shot and killed his sixyearold daughter Senle last night while shooting at starlings hc told police Davts said he fired Just as the child stuck her head over thc rear ccllar f way of the home which he was using as a blind OHIO KnrroR for the ofllce of Tliomas j p War veteran drew In favor of Major General Price For lhe ofBce of Prothonotary Malitchl iSiPancoafct the present in cunibcnt drew No 1 position Of the eight cBndidates for Jury Commissioner KolleyMedia World Irew first place of courts he signal place on the machine went o Roland I Dunn while for the of fice of Controller George Allen of Ncthor the first postilion In the fight for the office of Director of the Poor Mrs Vera M Gugcrt of Wayne gained the coveted position The positions by publican candidates for county of fices are as follows Major Gencrol William G Price Jr 2 Major John J Fay Ycadon 3 William T Wright Yeadon 4 John L Kerns Upper Darby 5 James P Dotigherty Lcipervlllc 8 T Woodward Trainer Continued on Last HELD FOR OBSERVATION John TV Drakcford Negro of Camdcn S C was picked up by Glenoldcn police on Chester pike In a dazed condition yesterday nftcrnon and taken to Taylor Hos pital Ridley Park where he is being held for observation Topicsof Times The Rotarlans picked today to take a river trip It may be a pleas ant change to see water flowing hori zontally instead of perpendicularly And today was the day scheduled for the boys picnic At that Ik wouldnt be such a bad day for such as all the ants must be drowned by this time Josephine Pcchin 17 nnd her sis ter Marie 16 daughters of Mr and COSHOCTON O Aug of F S Wallace editor and publisher of the Coshocton Mrs Henry Pcdiin of MacDadc j Tribune was disclosed today by boulevard ColltngdnlR who had been mlssln from home since August 1 have been located The oldest daughter recently bc mernbcrs of his family after a two day search had failed to reveal his whereabouts come after repeal We have no idea but What will asks a critic most fellows are hoping its better stuff than theyre getting now When it comes to tongue lashing most women can hold their own ob serves Detective Dougherty but when it comes to tongue lashing few women can hold their own says his pal Uoy elusive encephalitis recalled the out Au came a bride a letter received last TIT V break of the disease in Spokane ALindbergh in a message to j week by the parents revealed andlill I Wash when in 1919 1020 and 1021 PanAmerican Airways last the couple arc living near Shamokin REOPEN SEPT 7 I Indicated I other thc total the disease thc number of i he planned to make anj the parents told police who wcre ify flight around Iceland making an Investigation concerning the girls whereabouts 11 Shi he advised would j Last Friday poicr received word takn him over thc cast and north that thc authorities had found thc AT HAWTHORNE D Amscray Tcnywocxl Hail tortmantcaii Tweeny Rock Bill Caius First Regiment dn given hearing be WASHfNGTON DIES HITRUN SUSPECT opportunity to brim the girls back the parent of Marie went nfter them Teachers Will Report on Preceding Day Regis tration Information The official school calendar provides of President from from hccman Davld Hami11 by Po of UalPh a Ellis Huqhcs in of Chester who for ulhc0Fa11 tcrm lo on ScP Mrs Ella C Lubbc Rass 72 collateral descendant of George UlM trr i rails rtUKncs in OL uiicsicr wno 2 HELD I OR HEARING had been hold for a further hearI a m when the teach the deposed Machado regime The 3000 stevedores longshore men and other workers agreed to re Cubblcr 20 of Glcnoldcn and Washington died at her home todav j Arrested nn suspicion of being a Ham Coervcl 20 of Uformc Scths Ballot Bob turntoday after the shippers recog Weathtr cloudy rack fast AT CONEY ISLAND nized their union and accepted other demands Settling of the harbor strike is expected to have a beneficial effect Days Daisy R Lovely available daytoday Amelia Transverse Phil nues It was estimated the strike cosr Garb the government more than Matt Blanket Bay Briffht i in revenue Young i Meanwhile two men wcre killed Known as y complaint of Twist who snld ihc because of her rescmbiancc to the r 4flmn lirfv i hlt andi driver Alfred Avers 27 thc of untieing a minor i f u connrction wiln ihr fllKannrnrann inB on Thursday night of last week crs CIUlrc scnool district will by Magistrate Charles H Jonts on 1 for the annual institute strect Central Bill Tadcastcr Knockabout Drfam Kadiak Water Lad Tommy Shorty O Billy Bob Weather clear track fast as mobs continued hunting out those U S TREASURY BALANCE in police Honan Last hearing whnn arraigned court before Magistrate youths had created a disturbance in i first President she was a srcateroat1 rtvcmic was ncld ln for n his establishment Tlicy were given1 a hearing before Justiceof the Peace Walter Kclley of Folcroft who as sessed a fine of S1350 each on charges of disorderly conduct and re sisting arrest Cubbler paid the fine but the other youth was sent to Jail in default granddaughter of Sarah Ball sister of Washingtons mother Mary Ball Her own mother Anna Louise Custcr was a descendant of General George A Cuslcr hero of thc Indian Massacre at the Battle of the Little crashed into a trolley car in f 1r irM frnm to con i ncct him vith thj girl going away In hs newest drives Uncle Sam seems to be determined to take tha profit out of profiteers and put the tears In racketeers By hts appeal to consumers ita apparent that General Johnson be lieves prosperity lies in the sweet buy and buy A reader wants to know what ona calls a man who plays an accordion Well weve heard the wife of ona call him plenty but we cant print it here An insurance company finds that Inking a bath than motoring your small son sees it Ls more hazardous Clip this out before the program for which Is at thn pres ent time being worked out by thn The Weather a owne y ITTOV AVcrs traveling south on Central U T J owned by Big Horn they considered guilty of crimes duri The treasury net balance for August 19 was Sl22652132178 Miscellaneous ing the Machado regime The victims were Julio Heredia former associate of Major Arsenio Continued on Last e Mrs Ross home contains heirlooms handed down from the first Presidents grandfather POLICE SUPERINTENDENT HIKS operated by W R Manley The ac many cident happened at Ninth street The BOSTON Aug SuperCrested This morning hs driver Jumping out and running away Later thetruck was towed to thc municipal garage and it was 1 when Aycrs went to the garage to claim the vehicle that he was ar police 141U I I i I I 11 J J11IK I internal revenue receipts for the day intendent of Police Michael H CrowI the name of another man who drives were 320140007 Customs rccipts j ley 67 one of the countrys leading the truck for him and who Avers OUBh AuSust 19 I Police heads died today of a heart thinks took it without his permis were attack slon CANDIDATE QUITS announced his withdrawal from the flcht for thn Republican nomination for jury commissioner There were eight candidates seeking the nomi nation and Price said hc stepped aside because he wanted to sec more harmony within the ranks of ths G O P Ho may support M P El liott of this city superintendent of school Dr David A i i i f pupils of thc city schools will i thcir year on the morning ofs forecast September 7th when they formerty the time of registration their birth certificates nnd also vaccination cer tiflcates Reglstritlons of later coin ers will be permitted only for a period of two weeks after the schools open and any pupils beginning their school career who may wish to register af cool Conlmued on tut FKC TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m62 11 a nv 69 7 a m62 Noon 68 8 a m63 I p m 9 a m64 2 p m 68 10 a m 64   

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