Tuesday, September 26, 1933

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - September 26, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania Wi DO OUM 58TH 17707 400FEMPLOYES AT FORD PLANT STAGE 10 A M Today the Zero Hour For Demonstration Against Wage Cut Workers Hold Meeting in West End and Organize No Disorder Reported Dally Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP1 and international News Service INS Ford Workers Continue Meeting Early this afternoon approxi mately 3000 employes were still in meeting In Ukrainian Hall where they were addressed by E A Rine hart of the American Federation of Labor and others Another representative of President Wil liam Green of the A p of L was expected from Philadelphia to make an address Ifc was unanimously agreed at the meeting that no employe would return to the plant until their de mands were met They are seek ing a 40hour week with a mlni wage cf At present most of them are working a 32hour week for S10 a minimum wage of 50 cents an hour A committee of ten represent ing the chassis line enamel pol ish body and export departments conferred with A M Harris after the walkout and reported that he had told them that certain em ployes would receive a 2V2 cents per hour raise in the next pay en and an additional similar raise the week following When this news was spread among the workers they hooted the announce ment down At the meeting one of the work ers agreed to donate to secure a union charter this being the first time in the history of the Ford Motor Company that the employes attempted to band to gether CHESTER PA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 1933 zzZZIP AND TURNER LANDS IN NEW YORK Just en hour and R Between 4000 and 5000 employes of the Ford Motor Company put down their tools and walked out at 10 a m today at the local assembly plant the site of the former Ches ter shipyard foot of Lloyd street The disgruntled workmen virtually declared 3 strike their greviance being thaton last Friday they re ceived notification that their work ing week had been cut from 5 to 4 days With a minimum wage of oocents an hour this gives them S16 a week which they claim is not a living wage They demand a fiveday week with a minimum wage of a day which would increase their present wage to a week The walkout one of the largest in the history of Delaware county was not marked by any scenes of vio lence or disorder The men filed out m av manner and then as sembled outside the plant confines sitting and chatting in orderly A mere handful of Chester police was called to the scene but their aid was not needed as the workers nthp i u on their lunch hour Most of them expected an early settlement the left their L emPloynient a committee ft a representative from each department was hastily formed and went into conference with phmt officials who had already communi oTThe Ford Motor Company at Detroit Mich What the outcome of the con ference was could not be learned but it is believed that a compromise will Continued on Page Ten HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press LAST MINUTE NEWS United States Court Grants Briefs May Be Filed State Senator John J McClure Delaware county Re publican leader today won a bitter legal battle to delay his trial and that of 95 other persons in a liquor con spiracy when the United Slates Circuit of Appeals in hiladcJphia granted a stay pending decision on an appeal to quash the indictments in the case After hearingarguments the entire morning the Court ordered counsel for Senator McClure and his codependants and Chet A Iveycs special deputy United States attorney general prosecuting the case 16 file briefs by Sept 28 The Court announced a ruling will be handed down The action of the Circuit Court does not directly stay the rial scheduled for 10 a m tomorrow but has that practical affect government officials said They appealed to theCircuil Court after Federal Judge George A Welsh denied motions to quash theindictments on the contention that the Federal Grand Jury had been improperly selected Judge JVelsh likewise overruled pleas of abatement filed in behalf of Senator McClure and a great majority of his codefendants and yesterday afternoon refused to delay the trial when defense counsel charged a recent speech by Governor Gifford Pinchot in which he attacked the Dela ware County Senator would prevent a fair trial LAST MINUTE MOVE TO DELAY TRIAL BLOCKED Federal Jutfcc Dismisses Petition of Defendants For Continuance County Defendants Go On Trial in Philadelphia To morrow Morning Final Plea Made To Postpone Trial Delaware county defendants made one last desperate effort lhc U a court of Appeals to avoid trial on charges of liquor law conspiracy LAUGHTON LEAVES FOR LONDON STAGE lhe argued in Circuit Court m Philadelphia that the grand ury which returned the 96 indict lectel y Wa raiBuments were used h i Dlatrlct to have the indictments quashed Judpc George A Welsh overruled the motion as he did other attempts of defense counsel to have the case postponed William Connor defense attor ney in his argument today before Judges j Whitakcr Thompson Joseph F Buffington Victor B Wooiey and J Warren Davis cited numerous cases in his effort to prove that the Circuit Court of Appeals has jurisdiction in the CElSG diet A Keycs special govern ment prosecutor argued that un der the statutes the court clearly has no Jurisdiction A speedy deci sion on the question of jurisdic tion was expected from the bench The government is scheduled to Cise tomorrow in District Court against the group indicted on charges of conspiracy to violate the prohibition laws unless the Circuit Court intercedes Because Charles lniKltnns sutcss came too suddenly lamllng hi I eat roles before le considered mat in had sufticlcnt dramatic tiitn ngfor hem the actor has turned his back on Hollywood and fU SCHOOL BOARD TO REPURCHASE DISTRICT BONDS Half Million Dollars in Sinking Fund Available For the Purpose Holders Will be Paid Par Value Tax Exoneration Question Discussed An evidence of the highly liquid condition of the city school district was given last evening when the directors In their regular session held at the Uirktn building Broad and Crosby streets approved a motion by James L Rankln the secretary n 1nu1uwllviLd o communicate with all holders of school district bonds of iiny issue advising them that the school district will buy from them at par value bonds which they hold of the directors is limited o half n million dollars total for all bonds which can be repttrclmspd from their present holders as the funds for tne purchase of the bonds nre to be taken from the sinking fund of the n un o t racts and here Is pictured as ile1 district In which there Ls a half nailed fnr tn11 for where lie rc turn to the legitimate since for sev eral at a salary bat wouldnt keep a movie star Inpocket money KELLY BANDIT MEMPHIS Machine Gun Man Caught By U S Agents Wanted in Kidnap Case million dollars in vu nnd lininediutcly available rorusMn tne plan of purchase The motion was approved by the directors In the in terests of the economies which cnn be through the repurchase of the bonds by lhe district thus elimin ating to a great extent the present necessary expenses in connection with FINAL EDITION With All and Best Newt of the Day PRICE TWO CENTS TAMPICO HUNDREDS KILLED IN 106MILE GALE Mexicos Principal Northern Port Shattered by Hurricane That Ravages Area Extending 70 Miles Blown Out to Sea of the City Reported 10 to IS Feet Under Water Bodies of Citizen Victims Piled in Streets With Rescuers Unable to ment Estimates 5000 Have Means of Communicator With the World Is German Ship Kiel in Harbor MEXICO CITY Sept LC Presldent still Abolnrcln lo get Rodriuipz was i touch with of General Anselmo Macln chief ol inilitnry operations in the state of lamnullpas todny to check last night s reports that 5000 persons were lend in Tnmpico All morning papers in Mexico Cltv declare thousands perished in the Inmp co disaster and El Nnclon olHclnl government orKai accepts tne government estimate of dead 5000 l o Monterre It is believed oiler will in nvmciu lor George pcrado much ue to be The thls MEXICO c county Machine Gun Kelly des hundred UmsluHlI dollars of uch sought in the 5200000 sccurltics which will be left untouched kidnaping of Charles F Urscliei i ni completion of the repurchasing EARTHQUAKE HITS ITALY MANY DEAD Mountain Towns Worst Sufferers Rome Naples Felt it 10 Seconds HOME Sept scoping in from mountain towns showed 12 known dead and 60 injured In nn earthmmke that struck Italy nnd portions of Jugoslavia today It was feared the casualties would prove more numerous because small towns where communication is most difficult were the worst STATE SUPREME ROOSEVELT GOES COURT RULING IN KANEJILL CASE Affirms Judge Hannums Opinion Alleged Final Testament Was Forgery Decision Ends LengthyHopes of I m I TMi f TO HYDE PARK TO STUDYPROBLEMS Seeks Seclusion to Work Out Program to Put Recovery Drive Over y rum ring probe nost ucie ioaay o poned was brushed aside yestcrdiv j mcnl of Justicc operatives when Federal Judge George A Welsh dismissed a previously unannounced A Part of defense counsel A petition deposited at a late hour Continued on Page Ten BcdHon to the approval of the SUGGESTIONS BY GRAND JURY Embodied in Report to the Court Following Inspec tion of County Buildings as arrested here today by Departj Allotment of the money from vUd lent of Justice operatives He purchase of the outstanding death list waVrrachlnc int With Kelly were his wife and two oWrt the clrcds with cue pmpRnions J R Tichenor and S n n an on nfi nV10 UC Travis All were arrested i trlcl be drawn for the retire nnml h mcm Qf rt SCi companions Travis Kelly who for days had terrorized the trial of Albert Bates R G Boss Shannon Texas rancher and 10 other defendants in the Urschel abduction trial in Oklahoma City with threats to murder the oil man and his fam ily surrendered without resistance Department of Justice agents from Birmingham and local police sur rounded a residence here on a tele graphic tip from texas Kelly CE summons lhe ranged Inlnnd n Us llizelw Illlccin arct extc n extcmlill8 No nulhcntlc estimate of casualties 01 damngc was available Reports mid that the the hun ch i t j September Grand Jury com pleted its work yesterday afternoon in presenting its report to the court hand to Ule floor where Judges W Roger Pronefield and Albert Dutton MacDade were sitting The hospital of the County Home at Lima is overcrowded with 69 pa tients where 14 can be accommodated comfortably the report said The Grand Jury reported that it found As he opened the door officers rammed sawcdofT shotguns Into his stomach Stick em up Kelly they barked The pistol slipped from Kellys boys Ive been waitlnc for you all night Kelly told the officers Je a do3e machine guns and shot guns were found in Kellys apartment police said Later Kelley threatened to break from the Memphis jail tiltiv Ji JUUJiU the second floor of the new building ne for aged couples is unfinished and suggsted that at an estimated cost ot 54800 that 12 rooms could be pro vided on the second floor to relieve congestion in the hospital This suggestion Judge Pronefield commented would be referred to the Directors of the Poor and the County Commissioners The Grand Jury commented on the long hours of the prison guards at Tell the world Ill be out of here They got me But keeping me is I Continued on Page Ten i Continued on Pajrc Ten ALL OFFICERS ARE REELECTED Annual Meeting is Held by the Delaware County Historical Society Persons interested In the work of tne Delaware Countv Historical So m i clety gnthered liut evening In the od n H S Court House Fifth and Market streets dcnthn W0re for the annual meeting at which there was a program of business nnd his torical value which proved most In teresting The principal address was given by A B Geary local attorney and prom inent student of Delaware County his tory who chose ns his topic The Causes for the removal of the County Kfnf from Chester to Media The Injured u r Inland rc that the casualty list probably would total 5000 killed nnd injured irom the German stcnmpshlp Kiel in Tamplco harbor Tnmpicos sole means of communication with the outside world came this radio me Sflgc It Is to imagine the great section of central Rome Ancona and population camped outdoors to avoid danger from crumbling buildings Chiett Province was reported hard est hit while the provinces of Aquila rcranio and Sulmona suffered to less degree An unknown number of persona were reported killed at Lama Dei Pel Ignl and TarantaPcltgna in Chiet province near the center of the quako damage was severe From Jugoslavia came reports that ninny pcrsqns were feared drowned between Ljubljana Lalbach and Celli in the northwestern corner of tlie kingdom Torrential rains preceded and fol s of the lowed the quake In that area and the destroyed by the wind are Uvo towns were isolated Rains 10 to 15 feet under water V16 bnsl5 of le reports me interior department announced Undoubtedly this Is tho worst dis sster in the history of Mexico Grave ns were these reports it was fcnred gniver reports would come The hurricane flooded the Pautico and Tamesl Rivers thnt join at Tam suggesting Litigation Brother Sister Will Share Estate B Court i of Orphans Court and declared the alleged will of Leiper Kane a forgery The alleged after Mrs who tPr o stated she found it in the garret of By its provisions the will hented Mrs Kanes toothers was to AT ROCKINGHAM PARK Warship Spcro Pass in He MEW Single A Jack Campbell Runner Weather cloudy rack fast AT GRACE Wind Grove St Nick Grace Blotter Wing Shot Sublevado Peach Basket Croix Lady Flame Bud Weather cloudy track fast AT WASHINGTON PARK Beth Brown Wisdom Oh Vcfth Radiant Tcss Chuck B Weli Heeled Escobilla Pal Yankee Waters Gay Follies Creole Bird Vital Se cluded Visigoth Para Four Fire Star In Par Cedo pliia Nuckols 1TSt to all advance Ligrht Nun First RcKimcnt Kii Prcdlctons on the 1934 issue now be U cir Kentucky Ace Hyklas Dis prepared for the press it will live 4fNoS S11110 Deputation of Us off off Sub Boy Tamerlane Catherine Closed Banks Big Rail Order Looms administration problems were shifted to New York today as President Roosevelt sought the se clusion of Hyde Park to work out a program intended to put the re covery drive over the top The President entrained for New York this afternoon Professor James H Rodgers monetary expert who is j This gets into a matter of expense the court said Two men are kept m each cell to cut down the number of guards required The suggestion will be referred to the Prison Board The report recommended that a fire cscapa be provided at th3 Juve nile Detention Home in Chester and Judge Pronefield explained that it has been thought inadvisable to spend money on the present deten tion house since a movement is under way to find more suitable quarters for the purpose outside the city The report listed 198 true bills and 45 indictments ignored Praise be probated in the local coum the brothers and sister of Mrs Kane en Continued on Fagc Ten n rvuugers monetary expert who is ignorea f raise is studying the commodity dollar rode giyen tne conduct of the county in on the train with the President including the County Home Indications pointed to an unusuall busy week free from interruptions as the Chief Executive turned forth ward for his final 1933 stay at the summer White House Friends looked for him in the week or so away from and the several county prison build ings Thanks are given District At torney Wiiliam J MacCarter Jr for SHOWERS PROBABLE SAYS WEATHERMAN A resume was j activities of the year which been one of the Jersey uti Delaware and Maryland Showers throughout the district to jgnest temperature here yes terday 91 degrees at morrow society The work centered most par ticularly about the participation in the Penn Celebration activities The society was well represented not only n the activities in this section but In were reported from all i the area On the coast big were icported blown out Coutiniicd nn Page Ten orrloir o erday 91 degrees at 3 p m was those taking place in Philadclnhia two degrees above the previous muxi Two historical memorial tablets ire m 25 by the Pennsylvania Historical m 1926 The lowest yesterday was 67 Commission were unveiled during the Theuavcraee of 60 was local celebrations by representatives fifteen degrees above normal for the of thc Delaware County Society and pifVl inVfnnrs nl Artnritinc u iww iiVJllimi LI it cmte and eighteen degrees above the average September 25 last year Min imum temperature for the date is 42 established In 1887 CATCHES PRIZE FISH Joseph Smith of 3023 West Ninth r l e a party of his efficient and courteous handling j of indictments before the Grand Jury The Grand Jury was composed of 122 persons half the number being Continued on Page Ten women Tll j O a LtO1 IV Ui Philadelphia residents over the weck 56ppund drum fish mg to veteran fishermen of that re of the committee on lee sort was the season Continued on Page Ten LEADS TO HOSPITAL Believed to be victims of poison liquor Frank Marvel of Congress street and George Rambo 800 block street were found un 800 block re largest brought in this In a houso in ths f Smitn two drum fish but not llfld the size of his 1933 He landed lanclca i 0 1C specimen ater a 35mm i and both were removed Hospital whftrt emer revived 5000 COUNTY WOMEN SIGN NRA PLEDGE Mrs John J K Phillips General of the Womans Division of the NRA Council is busy receiving and tabulat ing the various reports coming in from her MajorGenerals on the rc of their canvass for the con sumers signatures To Mrs James A Weaver is given the honor of being the first Major General to report Her territory Mnrple Township has been thor oughly canvassed and ill signatures secured Mrs Phillips expects to have all re the shock lasted 20 unknown number of flooded the lowlands The prefect of Chicti provincs ordered relief rushed to the stricken population at Lama Dei Peligni and rarnmaPellgnn Five persons were injured at Sul monn where seconds An persons were injured at Lanciano in Chieti province and several houses were damaged Here and at Naples the shock hit at 430 n in nnd lasted 10 seconds It was felt particularly on upper floors of homes The shock was fclfc strongly along the Adriatic coast and was strong at Pescara ant Aquila on the central U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Sept The treasury net balance for Sept 23 was Miscellaneous In that day were 5232444272 Customs receipts for oplcs of Ti raes ports in by Saturday September 30 MajorGenerals have been re rics Tim McCnrey denies hes worrying about the outcome of the World Hes not even going to attend quested to send in to General of the gnmei lips the total number of sienaturcs ob tained in their respective districts and lists of their workers PostmasUrs will mail the cards as official if in formed of the nature of the packacc to the Chester office of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce ounty women Police here are going to make tap rooms and cabarets close at mid night on Saturday Just about the time the boys nnd girls are thinking of starting out John K Hagerty tells us that a uciiiwure uountv women m j nuo Uo LUUI a Mrs Phillips says in spite of various c Bum are used on obstacles Have done a fine piece work Up to date about five thou sand signatures have been reported SHIPPING Shipping In the Chester area year Thats a record coastwise intercoastal and forcisn freight has showed a sharp decrease during the past three weeks accord ing to E A Collectors on the Philadelphia oamden bridge have found fake coins m their receptacles recently Just a in 5 machineplayers out for a ride Earle Hewes points out that birds Chester Times 1934 Year Book Now Being Compiled commending the value nublira Fox Major Lanphier Babee Red tion It also has the endorsement of Boot th i dl industrial commercial and civuc bodies from all parts of Boot Honey Locust Weather cloudy track sloppy AT FAIRMOIWT K Jane Packard Alamae U vh K U Svecl French Manners Hiisker H Agnes Sorcl Eye White Orange Plume Nimble Jack Wild West Jacquclyn Coogle Bag O Roses Fountain La Com pere Girl 5 None Box Flying Giblon Orniontime Chatson o Val J Bounflcr Allegretto Southland Belle Declared Weather cloudy track food the county The story of Delaware county vear by year is briefly told throughout the pages of this valuable booklet Any thing that happens in the confines of this old and venerable countv recorded in an interesting events locations facts life facts about our gov ctc are easily answerable by turning the pages of this informa pre1 tion bureau Included nmong the interesting features of the hook is the news i chronology containing the events of the year that marked the high spots of local and world wide interest The sports chronology gives data that is necessary to settle many arguments that crop up when good fans eet together N Y MOVES TO HOLDEXCHANGE Offers to Abandon Pro posed Taxes If Stock Brokers Will Not Move i0nu 1290 of this city vmcc acCOru i Pelham secretary of homes and humans lens Association Lcl me cant Should Federal Loan Be Granted For Construe of thi tion of Seadromes i es of school i Notre name i Mrv NEW Abandonment of propo ero f rind em in the street doncher know A taproom proprietor knocked out a wouldbe bandit with a bottle of 32 Thats about the only way of getting a kick out of the modern A man with three wives in Phllly blames his extra mates on amnesia Many a fellow we know blames hla nrst wife on the same thing i here 1 Le world arc SlecporsCollege Invalid pupils i public schools Sleight on Farms i Catholic Pro ersey or ewark I appied to the Federal I Fmercrnrv o r and convinced that exchange memi Administration of Public Work S1 Q ber 9 Ati ci n LUgclJiCr u 4iitiiLi tvviuu tl fUDilC VVOrlwS fit and necessity Mother dad brother all need the Year the exchange His response answer of the corporation which is headed by Edward R i iniiV nuowti j aiways tnere 3 infantanoous and Year Book has In the public schools there are S100 Shepherd 3 Moylan Academy 2 Glen Mills School 3 Wallingford Orphanage 14 The annual school census is made rillt i attention to consumes The South American country of o i i now is Kcckinc nsw Hieh I for Us All they iiHrtnt nccd do U shoot another band of iiiartrt revolutionists New York stock brokers are think ing about moving to a pier on tha Jersey side Such a location would make a nice Jumpingoff spot The Weather AVASIIINGTON Sepf VI Vll T v I tne attention of the enumerators forTllc weather forecast Eastern Penn neanv thf pntirp svliania ShnnrArc as thcv 1 I 1 rtO must visit every home in the citv Tho Ttrfl cooler Wednesday after Thcso between eight and v with each successive edition Last yearJ edition included one hundred and and a copy v more than tw families in addition to places buslness houses re an ninetytwo pages and a copy nto the home of more than twenty nd 1 ear lias proven in not wish to endanger the states in ner Riven fourteen years total 6983 B fnrj i moOOOOOeeto MO0SCoo del tax bills Untermyer said e did had bT the f f wish to nndantrpr no Dy nelr attitude Riven fourteen years total 6983 and thoseand in i iv cu irom SLOCK Trails for fa let allbenefit by the worthy J ff h S1 5 ra scnooi is most useful as the census is Ncw Cloudy probably vital to the school district authori rascnal showers tonight and AVc ties in adjusting their appropriations I day coolcr Wednesday night n estimating for supplies and Pennsylvania Showers to 2586 The launching of therprojcct wWch the boys thc Vhe i Directors say could be started on 30 i and fiHfi criris years school facilities in nilu an1 Wednesday Wednes ports the children are districted and day and in north portion late tonight days notice is not the only effect which would be felt by employment Continued on Page Ten superintendents offices can be asi the fortynine Chester pupils not enrolled in public or parochial schools are as follows Media Friends 3 Penn Charter The compiled reports are also cf lsein rrin out truancy r a work duririB the school term months 10 a TODAYS TEMPERATURE 6 a m 66 II m 72 7 a m 66 12 Naon 74 8 R m 68 1 p iTi76 a m 69 2 p m78 m 59