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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - September 28, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              WE DO OUM PART 58TH 17709 Dally Lcssr FINAL f With All Latest and Best of the Day 1200 FORD STRIKERS PICKETING PLANT AT EDGEWATER N J Motor Procession of Dissatisfied Employes De Early Today for Other Export Plant of Ford Company Intent on Spreading Strike There Claim 600 There Have Promised to Leave Work Efforts of National Labor Board Mediator Blocked by the Action of Motor Company Officials Keeping Local Assembly Plant A Administrator Plans to Make Personal Investigation FORD WORKING ON LIVING WAGE FOR EMPLOYES DETROIT Sept Ford quietly putting his nationwide industrial interests back on a fiveday 10hour week the United Press learned today with the object his em ployes to make a living wage The manufacturer it was said is determined to abide bv terms of the code Ford had ordered a 32hour week for a sixweek period intending to KO back to the 40hour week later and thus average 35 hours weekly to conform with the automobile code which he has declined to sign He discovered however that thousands of workers were able to earn only 1G a week under the 32hour schedule despite recent CUKSTOK IA THURSDAY BKlTKMBKK National Labor Men in Ford COUNTY PROBE BRIEFS FILED IN CIRCUIT COURT 1 i Defense Counsel Argues i on Right of Appeal to FAIR AN n COOLKK WKATHKIURKIHCTKl Vsiir luul cooler Is thepmliction in Ertstcvn Piiinsylviuiisi Now Jcrsev Delaware iuui Murvhuui Thtre wlli be incrensiiiK olomlinrss tomorrow probably with showers in Die uHer nooii or it night The hlKhosi toiniicraturc liciv yes TNVKNTV DESPERADO JAILED IMUCE TWO CENTS Higher Conn Kcycs C o u n c r s Brief Deploring tory Motions I averse of TO H nbovo nonrml for tludate and 17 decrees above the avoniui September lust year Maximum Iiinptraliirc for late Is in iasi and in 192B iviso today was at sunset will bo at eastern standard lime ri it m T 4i ij m i NRA COMPLIANCE Opposing briefs to ihe extent of 84 typewritten pases were filed to day with the four jmlpes of ihe United States Cirnm Court of Ap R H TC NAMI7U penis ill Philadelphia who on next DwlULr lO ImlfllLLJ Monday will decide whether 96 psr sons mchcted in thc cutmty lllCIlts Are Mlldo I rum conspiracy ean appca from the u UK JlilinK of Federal Jucio George A i V At VlailJyCr dcil Welsh who rejected their mo ions i Oral of Coillltv to quash the indivlmrms j Should the hishcr court Krant the A nominating comnhue uppoinuil appeal the trial of Senator McClure ljV Albert R Grander ucniriil of u and thc others scheduled to begin i Delaware County Comici NllA held Tuesday October 3 mlKht be in I definitely halted 1Jt r appeal were heard bv Court last Tuesday Former pay raises Ford does not believe any of his employes should have to live on ll a week and therefore he ordered the manatees of all his factories in production to return to the 40hour week schedule To conform to thc NRA code it Kord plans to close his factories or three days everv four months Ford has been closely following the situation at Chester Pa where 200 workers on the hnal assembly line walked out Tuesday demanding a minimum of The manufactvrer already is paying a wage rate much higher than the code minimum He did not meet the demand Instead he ordered the plant closed and its production quota transferred Sources cose to Ford said he believes the workers who led the Chester walkout learned of the return to the 40hour week schedule houC V among workers dismissed under the longer Ford does not need the Chester plant under his present production schedule it was said here and probably will keep the iactory closed until such a time as a production pickup warrants thr Circuit noncompltancL of the I I cents nsrceinciil This lioanl Former Ony Gorctol Attorneys John R K Scott I riverfront plants in the countv V Jolm B Ilc committee c Hannum Jr filed a 70page brief Prised Attorney J H Ward Hink the resumption of operations Early this afternoon conditions quiet at tlic Ford plant at the loot of Lloyd street although there were several hundred strikers engaged in what they termed picket Inasmuch as the plant was closed down yesterday by orders front De troit there was little for the picket lines to do as no men are being given employment and no strikers return in n Attempt by Xatitmai Labor Board to the differences have railed because of the action of Henry Ford in closing down the big produc tion unit and apparently the situa tion has resolved into a watchful waiting program J F Dewey of this city a con ciliator of the Department of Labor who was sent to Chester from Washi ingtpn to mediate the strike placed the situation before Sen Robert F i Wagner chairman of the National Labor Board by telephone Dewey promised the striker he would at1 tempt to persuade Senator Wagner i to interview Henry Ford personally Dawey conferred with P A Atclie son of Swarthmore general manager of the Chester plant and E J Rein hart local representative of the i American Federation of Labor wlio organized the strikers The Chester workers have applied lor a charter in the American Fed eration of Labor and will attempt to unionize in defiance of the traditional Ford policy of the open shop Ford has failed to sign the NRA code Although pay windows remained open all day yesterday and today and the workers were asked to turn in their identification badges and col Declare Strike at Edgeiuater EDGE WATER N J strike was declared today in the Ford a s s e m b 1 y plant at Edgevraler N J Workers meeting in a hall Cliff Side a short distance away hissed and booed when Henry Fords name was mentioned Aware that there was dan ger of disorder plant of ficials summonedan exlrt force of 30 police to stand guard The Chester group went on picket duty and sent a delegation to the Cliffside Hall to meet with Hugh V Kcilly organizer of the American Federation of Labor Trouble developed there at once Reilly asserted that 2000 of the 2200 Edgevva ter workers had gone on strike and urged them all to return at once and bar gam peaceably with their employers He was hooted down and would result in KO clogging the courts with dilatory motions that I hey would be unable to perform their functions Keyes contended further that Judge Welshs rejection was an mteHocutary order appel lable only after case has been tried Above is lames F Dewey of this city sentence pronounced sinl here from i mediale the j is U S Senator chairman of Board who say in ihe present situation f Hannum Jr filed a 70page brief j Prised Attorney J H Ward rV chairman who vcpreseiuwi II w Chet A Keycs special United Chamber of Commerce Mrs John J States attorney general prosecuting i H Phillips president of the lVdeii the case and United States Attor Hon of Womens Clubs Attorney wil ney Charles D MeAvoy and Michael pm Taylor vcurcseiUUig thelln J Sloney his assistant died R H 1 ware County Bar Association Ralph page brief for the government oppos Swarls representing rctnil uur the allowing of any nppeai j chants Harlan Maliii mnnufactur inc principal legal point claboi PIS representative ond E J lichi rately discussed in the briefs was 1 art representing organized labor I whether the Circuit Court has This committee in turn named the TIM n ow from oltowinR as members of vh Coin Judge Welsh s refusal more than a Pliiuicc Board Charles A Tunvr week ago to sustain the pleas of i president of the Chester Licc Mills abatement filed by Senator McClure employer Robert W Paris a nri and the other defendants j clmiist employed by the Sun Oil tfeyes maintained that allowance Compnny employe William T GaHv ttijiiiuil i VJiiJCV o the appeal would set a precedent efril and wholesale merclinnt i i and would result in KO piroTin Michael r iivtitul Michael Gardner Chester Hardwai Ivclly above mamtrled In his cell ss c RIVER DREDGING BIDS SUBMITTED KIDNAPING CASE cided by Judges Joseph Buffington ITRUN CHARGES ARE PREFERRED postponed out of deference to ilv highcr court which had the auneai advisement The arrest of two alleged hit and run drivers looms following corn Plants to local police today h street irtat while his car was Police Say Denies Kan sas Killings proposal Provides FACTIONS iHAVE lramM ta i At a held by all local fac Foster 806 liisinorc place Fortcis I ihe of dredging the Dlaware tlons otths Domocratic Party Tucscar forced into the collision to City late River to deepen the ship channel be day evening in thc Y M C A build whcn a wa sklewiped by another stnld j twcen Philadelpliia and Bristol and ing Seventh street and Edcmont tra d t af wici wa officials said today j at Marcus Hook to twentyfive feet avenue with George B Elliott prcsiI White JBurkc r PUS WC1C today I will approximaic Sl93a319 according dent of tlje Roossvelt Civic League f Iucsled tlic apprehension of the Lin f01 1Tinovnl of desperado and his i LQ UlQS TPrPtVPn VAcf nt i n IT j rr I m f I 1 MEMPHIS Tenn Sepl Guol8c Machine Gun Kelly has of Jiis place of busindmlttcl aking part in the it war nbriuction of Ch millionaiip oil SEEK OUSTING OF SCHOOL HEAD LEND CASH FOR BUYING STEEL Contemplated Move De pends on Companies Re ducinjf Tonnage Price May Jc Applied to Other Railway Equipment In volves ItVUK PARK N Y Sept President Uooseselt today car rlert forward his pliins for widening already gigantic credit expansion program Indications pointed to major developments before ihn week is out What lies developments will be no one in authority prepared Ui say iillhoiiRh JL vvnr felt m ilifurinrcl Hint they would be Ui connection will the adminis trations efforts to bolster commodity prices Mf UoorcveH wus contemplating a loan Imui I ho functs of the Public Works lunds to enable railroads to buy not only loouoo tons of new siti1 mils but also other needed equipment The loan it was believed would depend on tlic steel companies WUIUUIK the price of rath to a fiRiire below a ion in line with White House MugBcMions made several days Much i ndvamc of funds which would loml t wns estimated in the ntMHhborhood of would be in the nature of extending the fedora credit expansion program to he nations heuvy industries in rm iitlempt to sllimiliilc trade and In IlTiise buying power At the same I Inn friends of Mr Roosevelt were emphatic in usmissinB reputed stories of an imminentnnti radical was Just Advisers said Mr Roosevelt was working with Secretary of the Treas ury Woodm on a prosram to release as soon as uosstbW nt least some or he nuiny millions In frozen assets tied up m solvent but closed banks The steps to be taken have not been formulated although it ad milted that they probably would cm bi ace proposals for community aid to banks coupled with the pledge of Continued on Fifteen iVlorton Borough Citizens Request School Board Take Action DRIVER ARRESTED Another alleged corkscrew driver ins arrested hen yesterday lifter he Fifth nnd Welsh streets Ihe accused gave liJs name as Thomas Ulkoski a of Woocllyr He whs pronounced under the influence of Hqiw by Dr H C Donahoo who him and was hold In The Morton school boards monthly bail for a continued henrine on DC In the Sidney tober 3 when Riven a last niiUil a precaution attempts to free chine gunner any the ma l a icUotinied inretint scheduled mi j i yesterday at the j Presiding all differences vere ad wootl motorist istae UlC United Justed and agreement reached that JBlnir S545 Ridffe avenue plane Rirtc f Corps ithe Actions combine to conduct a is the second one ac nosiblp recommended strenuous campaign for the Jcroy Doud 2C10 West SixthhfnT KUIUIM I for acceptance to tne War Depart ber election i street declaring that a car owned bv i niutr V m llltendnnce inclucl msnt atWashington arc Speeches toward this end wero Blair nnfl occupied bv two men col vn iJ alps Dstnct Jiidpo H B Amliony Celia Jo ibdow the government estimate of made by John J wit1 hs Sl hcncri that it was necessary for CENTER of the desperado and his pending final action OP SEVERE STORM night Brosmui president of the board presided and oilier members lUtciitlnncr included Burton Mayo John noolier and i Spceifications require C E Riddel Dr olllllll 1 1vtidclsto slart work didates for Council and School Board twenty days after acceptance and others and it was said at the Engineering i Corps office that the dredgine work j probably begin between October ThlrtKtreel nnd Centra Avenue bit i n zjy rr hLrr W Fanners from the Gradyville sec ion of the couiuy in town today wlti thenproduce said a storm struck Gradyville last night and did much damage to fruit remaining on were Avashcd durinc the r LiRhtninR was Tho by hail ono l1CM 1 15 and 20 I The lovbidders for the work at the Marcus Hook anchorage with 2564000 I cubic yards estimated for removal Tenn find Horace Johiison tax collectors the AL ORDINANCE m of u KCRI citi T rir PASSED BY COUNCIL GET lopacsof Fnnies lly yielded under j and a deflation of citizens irchidi nmj was ccompantcci tng here and conl inrr about fifty people coinI nrlicipatcd in Hie priwd ihe audience I In b t right on Ihe Edward jbischel job John W Keith of the i Icrniesl lo he school board inrctiirn division Of thn nnnnvtI nil rCLUr At a special meeting of citv council Four boys spprchended while de wfshinlon Division of njl siippliM taken from he Phyllis will confront orn on ihe properly ofjmcm Jusllcc division ruotcd the Whenilcy School and also asked tar L mith a Boothwyn farmer Zarrs rrmoval as siipcrvislnp prin ront Magistrate Joseph Bm I didnt have anything lo do cipr on the grounds that Jnmcs I vn llts f T i with ihp rinfnan robbery or the Station massacre hained lo lii col jail here Kelly giilliiiff at the hands nf police and federal secret lect the money due them nracticalv T r wuriis rioara Ireasnrpr ai rniwtnr nf GU1LTVUXDKRSLAVEACT iKrn minimum wage for an 8hour dav Police Frank of mect the cxtra amount required to i r s TWF eiitow ViHv of viniaMnMV A1 had IlilwraiPd on rn m daj Edsrewater added 25 extra police pnd comPlctc ie dredging task i BALANCE ww I K lhc Mann lhc bnrf cjuoted notified that sept 2BfUp Rctd principaf Of Ihe T here may be no money in a cotton 1 U1tlie Department of Justice s dug up 573000 of the UrscheJ ransom money on one years whereas Mr Zarr was only elected last July reduced same as magistrate in the First Ward in July Continued on place to hide the cash they crib and a iivectay week Theyassert 50 cent hovirly wage was not raised Fifteen out of the pay envelope Continued on Page Fifteen HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES tODAY United Press need assistance feet nnd stretched to between 350 and STUDENTS IX HOAX y AT ROCKIXGHA2VI PARK Williford Jack Campbell Star Queen Forceful Mclsh Lass White Man Ready Parrot Padriac Deep Weather cloudy rack slow AT HAVRE RE GRACE Hope Tody Esca tlron j Stone Martin Las Gift Renaissance Ricks General Lc leune Silent Shot Altus Nuba Weather clear track fast AT WASHINGTON Inferno Lad Hopu hkit Concisus Par Crolc Bird Royal Gold Thomas J punphy leader of the fcet at rivcr bends strikers promised there would be no trouble and said they intended to establish picket lines He claimed i about 600 workers had promise to fjoin the strike and said he expected1 many more later in the dav 1 i The visitine strikers a Glasgow newspaper nnd from there Continued on Page Fifteen i was flashed throughout the world The treasury net balance for Sept 26wasSI17I90982946 Miscellaneous j international revenue receipts that COJOXEI COLONU PORT GLASGOW Scotland Sept ria wcrc Custon receipts j 2Q were WILMINGTON Del Richard Ken 1MU OK HKAKINT Miiyistratr Joseph Mann of Lin wood held Iron Hickman of 114 Sept Randall avenue Boothwyn under bail for a further next Skepticism Now Marks Success of NRA Drive ideas toward j government financed orders for steel aicis surh rails His RFC is offcrinc easier aP1Sars 0 credit He is olTcrlnp to lend cotton wesi pnase ot the Administration in ccrtis a pound nraclicallv bat tie against depression I the market price Thrsa more rc SsKcpucism is growing jn Washicrut moves recall the tactics of th6 mgton toward the NRA public works j Hoover administration which concen i and the agricultural adjustment acts traled on credit as a depression cure C CIITOTITA nntlsftAlii i 11 Alcorah Marcclla H Try Fair Cabotin Indian Red Dark Merovech Belle WciflcJ Helen Bab Tapidary fitorm Anffel Temple Dancer First Regiment ITcalhcr cloudy track heavy as surefire paths to immediate pros parity Officials do not speak of this pub licly A number do feel that wav privately The confidence which marked the buoyant launching of the vast recovery experiment is dailv to questioning and won official believes the bat thc earlier feeling that tie is fore ficials Ail informed officials know that businecS is not responding as the President had hoped The stock market has dropped to lower figures Electric slightly gain which should go with expanding business i Employment lias shown improve ment William Green president of power production is off Steel is not showing the FORD STRIKERS MEET IN WEST END would be routed bej the American Federation of Labor gone Now of estimates that 815000 men went back and patience j to work in August His figures indi apparently has eate 2800000 have returned to work ivtiat away from i Mnce March That is the outstand is ing achievement which gives aciniini Wil nary hearing in the 63 fire last fveniiif Hickman was lie operator of a ve hide that rollidetl with one driven by Herbert Siinpson of 24a Chiehes ivrnur on Chichester avenue near the post ofHce Tnesdav evening September 27 Heat Record Is Broken Delaware county citizens wiped tholiIJIORS yesterday in keeping with the hottest September 27 on weather Bureau records A temperature of 87 degrees was registered two degrees above the rrcortl established in 18SI The avrrnsr rcndint for this dife Is Gi flrprers but he lowest record this particular 27 was 66 degrees A code for housewives is bein drawn up Before they complete it we want it known that we still refusa o dry the dishes Brewers Favor 32 a headline Some of it tastes like tha brewers flavor it Theres a lot of wild speculation now over the future of the liquor problem but its our own guess that when repeal comes folks will soon get down to cases Boy Scouts to Hold Rally in Deshong Park Saturday Waiters m Brazil become insulted when tips are offered them says a news story Our average night club waiter probably regards these fel lows as Brazil nuts Russian balloonist rose only 20 feet on attempted flight to stratosphere Another case where inflation failed j A husband can usually producs havmcmy in the home if he is content to play second flddJe county will demonstraTe CUV Couilcilwi1 Maybe theres somethins in a nams I cup which is to be contesttd for by thr i alternoon prosram at he county scout rally to beheld in levin DeshoiiK Park they will halt in front of Ihe Stanley Theater Fourth street uui Kdgmoiu avenue nnd with fitting ceremonies raiso the NRA flag float ing the Blue Eagle on a staff atop The Weather which i i p m from Deshong I ark will cover thc principal streets m the central business sections and the 2000 scouts winners of any events of the afternoon ire on display in the Wolson store Sixth street and Edgmont avenue i in mw Bov Scout i a c f lineup will present an unusually fine nished the lappoarance with their musical or informal ion ovlnmn c cms As the ihe prornmW uVdaf WASHIXGTOV Sept UP The weather forecast Eastern Pennsylvania Cloudy fol lowed by shoivers bCRinninif laie to nr Friday slightly warmer in norlh and extreme west portions to In nf Pi e anothcr officials their ter of considerable unemployment bv Yet Green savs the pxpandins direct relief iV MA eI for gainst the shorUnlnjf of he work week whfcl re PCr iiSitinsv me sunnemmr of Ine ivnrk iveek whfcb rethircd Ihch dress to ail the uni ESvSs f iaS IS fore Ukrainian Hall Fourth anrt Ward strefts where plans to continue the A William P of niRht New Jersey Cloudy Boy Scout headquarters has fiir slioners Friday cooler in soulh i portion tonight Western Pennsylvania anJ Ken jr uay lurky Shourrs tonight and Friday scouts halt for the flag rawing cere Troops arrivin will roister it thn warmer tonight momal they will hear n welcome tem lo bo Incat P in Deslione fi a m 7 a m B a m 9 a m TODAYS TEMPERATURES merce R F Diament president of Continued on Page Fifteen 10 a m 63 11 a m 74 63 12 Noon 74 70 I p m 74 71 2 p m   

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