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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 10, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania MEDIASTALL OPEMNGWAS THE BUSIEST IS YEAfW 58TH 17719 r5 Ot UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA TUESDAY OCTOBER 10 1933 BUY NOW WEEK CAMPAIGN GETS UNDERWAY HERE A R Granger Chairman of Committee Expresses Optimistic Views N a t i o nW i d e Movement Intended to Stimulate General Buying Swinging into is the Time to Buy movement Chester lias already developed a militant organization and is ready to go ahead with the drive just as rapidly as preliminary details can be worked out In a statement today Albert R Granger chairman of the local committee made it clear that everything possible will be done by this group to speed up business in accordance vlth the plans outlined by the NRA in Washington This program is an attack on the depression from an entirely different angle than anything that has been done before said Chairman Granger today We are attacking the de pression with the weapons of sales manship We all know that during the last three years or more there has been great lack of buying by in dividuals family groups and business organizations The present nation wide campaign is simply a drive to get people to buy the things they would have been buying during the last three years or 50 if it had not been for their fear complex Of course we are well aware of the fact that there arc some people who can not afford to do any special buying at this time But they are very much in the minority Most families in Chester City and Delaware county can make at least some extra purchases The object of will be to convince such persons that it will be to their interest to buy now the that under ordinary circumstances they would have years CODE IS DISCUSSED BY LOCAL PRINTERS The Employing Printers Associa tion of Delaware County met last night in the Chester Times building Eighth street near Sproul street with President R Chester Spencer presid ing and Joseph Grieco acting as secretary The new graphic arts code now under consideration at Washington D C and awaiting approval bv the administrator was thoroughly dis cussed and studied by the local printers William A Meeks manager of the Typothetae of Philadelphia and D L Moycr also of the Typothetae were present and addressed the members John Gillespie manager of the Washington D C representative office of the Porte Publishing Com pany of Salt Lake City Utah also spoke About 35 members representing 80 per cent of the Delaware County printers attended the meeting OIL INDUSTRY CHARGED WITH RAISING PRICES Consumers Board Head Sees It Result of Rate Fixing Attempt bought in recent Bear in mind that just a little more spending by each family in Chester and Delaware county will make all the difference in the world to the business interests of this vi cinity It should be borne in mind that this is a nationwide movement to stimulate buying between now and the end of the year This means that our merchants are going to profit greatly by our campaign and that in Continued on Page Ten HOLMES YOUTH HAS CLOSE CALL William Linville 19yearold son of Mr and Mrs Samuel Linville of Holmes had a thrilling escape from being seriously wounded by bullets from a 22calibre rifle in the hands of an unknown person yesterday while engaged in running rabbit dogs in a field near his home Roosevelt Watches Steel SWARTHMORE AIDED BY LOAN OFOBSEMATORY College Will Have Use of Equipment Owned by Amateur Astronomer New Studies to be Directed on Estate of G W Cook at Wynnewood Gustavus Wynne Cook widely known amateur astronomer has placed his entire equipment at the disposal of Sproul Observatory of Swarthmore College it was an nounced yesterday Cooks observatory which stands on nis estate Roslyn House Minden way Wynnewood is one of the worlds fin est privately owned observatories It includes a 28iinch reflecting telescope with a 2prism spectroscope numerous astronomical cameras and other equipment for studying meas uring and photographing the heavens oook wealthy industrialist banker and clubman acquired as a hobby at an estimated expense of ion lt in astronomy in 1907 and started his studies with a 6mch telescope Cook financed the Fianklm Institutes solar expedition to New Hampshire during the total eclipse last year He is president of the South Ches Strike Conference To n CheSter director oi tile Tradesmens National Bank day On ISSUe Company the Real Estate Trust Company the Finance Com of Pennsylvania the Pcnnsyl Sugar st WASHINGTON Oct While President Roosvelt kept per cision GrTndlmT Wheel sonal charge of the NRAs controversy I Aside from his interest in uie star with the steel company operators of he finds time to breed tropical fish caotive mines Krrnvmv 1 and fashion model ships The college named Dr John An thony Miller head of Sproul Observa tory to direct hc new studies on the captive mines trator Hugh S Recovery Adminis Johnson continued to observe ths pricefixing problem raised by the pending master retail code and inquired further into their IN STARK DOMESTIC TRAGEDY J Mrs Hazci OlJricu of ls Angeles who driven In desperation by illness and domestic irouhlc shot and killed her sons William li and With All Beak News of the Day PRICE TWO CENTS Owen Mohler formerly of the e proposed plan to end cutthroat price I University of Michigan competition in the retail field with engaged as spectroscopist in charge substitute provisions that do not fix Dr Mohler already has started his studes of Cooks apparatus and Chester Men Await Sentence for Violations of Motor Code STATE AID LIST REPORTJEVEALS Encouraging Announce ment Made by Chairman of County Relief Board Cost of Administrative Work During 13 Months Totaled A noticeable dec re use in the num Willis 13 after which site bcl ot faml11 Uie city and county turned the pun upon herself trmcr nlca arc cceivlnB id from he Stnte is Willis H OBrien motion iiicUire Mlrt eountv wn5 announced todny by technician estranged husband of Mrs J H Wawl Hinkson chainnan of the OBrien A pathetic angle of the icllwnre Emergency Relief According tn Mr Hinkson the lumber of families receiving aid as of October 4 was 4185 ns compared with more than 7300 families in May of this year The average number of members to a family was said to be slightly over four persons j During the period Irom September 1 to September 30 1933 the sum of SI 13608883 has been expended distributed to FALLS TELLS OF DEATH THREAT GETS BODYGUARD FEWER PEOPLE ONGovernment Witness Resuming Stand nrt iri for Fourth Day to Face Crossexami nation Says He Received Warning He Was On the Protection of Federal Through Witness as a bliml COURT ACCEPTS FEAR MISSING PLEAS OF GUILT MAN KIDNAPED Former Bootlegger Tells of Sale of Pad locked Speakeasy to Him for Hugh Harp Boyle Testifies on Third Ward When He Defied Orders first NwHnnTJfFM1S and ust Hilnoss for the government in the trial against 79 Ipca defendants in the county conspiracy case in PhiJa clelphm today demanded a bodyguard from the govern itis request was granted incut Although more than 10 cases listed price minima i SKB force genuinely in the trade code of fair tailers cannot price wars rage Note Found Near Chicago to Up Whereabouts spring which erday by the President Judge amounted to and the lotnl expenditures for milk during the period of thirteen months wns Along a roadside near Chicago 89740 a note was found yesterday with a MrHinkson pointed with pride to message that Harold V Westphal o i He entire cost of the administrative Upper Darby is in the hands of kid work during the 13 months 76 nnFs 0 i which is the lowest proportionate cost wcstphal 26 n test pilot at the throughout the whole State of Penn ku uuviijjjiuyuu 11115 spring u iiicii M i r included plowing fertilizer and seeds j i Charles Schwartz alleged boot IS lhebar W nrrinri nf Milttr J Ml UUiniG 111 film Cnfinornn ms nloa nf tinuously at present Most of the theoretical economists and will be measured and reduced at the college The PlliladelpbiR Navy Yard i 111 i TTiJfi 1 however have condemned the stop ThE results of the work will be nub oss lishe loss method of preventing throat price competition cut lished as tha joint findings of the Sproul Observatory and Cook guilty pfcas were thoss entered bv Frldny and was reported missj Charles Simcox who was charged mg following day by his wife and With oneratiriB an Navy Yard officials sylvania rccorti FALLS REPEATS STORY OF GRAFT board has TWO SUSPECTS behalf of the retail consumers of the nation The consumers board headed Mrs Mary Harriman Humsey yes terday charged that theprospects of getting prices fixed under the oil i code which contains price manaae ment provisions not yet applied had ARE RELEASED Roy Queen 39 of Flower street 33 1300 charg operating an automobile while the influence of intoxicating liquor and by Joseph Stoavcr who admitted operating a motor vehicle with defaced engine numbers Stoever who lives at 2GQ2 West Seventh street Chester pleaded guilty to defacing the engine number or his car stealing a license plate and oprcUng his car illegally He recounted while on the witness stand the finder Cara It Darby Kent roadrand ATTEND OBSEQUIES WORKER at h Seventh street Negroes how he had been sold the car by a w ycsterday a fwth2r follower of the donee marathons who pursuit was running across a plot of ground near Kedron School known as the Franklin Ave nue School when some one started to shoot in his direction A dozen shots were fired nine of which went wild but three of the bullets through Linvilles cloth ing and one of them passing through his right trousers leg above the knne Inflicted a slight brush burn when it grazed his leg Another bullet want through the left side of his shirt while a third went through his left trousers leg Linville reported the occurrence to Ridley township police and Chief of Police John McAteer with the youth and his father searched the neigh borhood for two hours trying to lo cate the gunner without success PRETZEL CLUBlN o ye apped had s wo led the oil industry to lack untrlc5 wg mornmg by Magistrate he could not find to obtain the proper suspicious charat were credentials of ownershio Tliinking therefore that he might get into A o nusry o ack untrc5 w About the noon hour Linville with I so that an additional annual burden suspicious characters of 5500000000 had consumers since June 1 In a letter to Secretary of the In terior Ickes she pointed out that this gigantic gouging campaign had gone on while the oil industry had not in creased wages in any corresponding degree She said the annual payroll of the industry had probably not been increased in this period by as much as S125000000 She asked Secretary Ickes to post m i mobile They about 2 two fivegallon without card or chiseled off the engine num d fOr 3 MW and cans and a piece of hose which police believed was used for syphoning gaso line from automobiles j Continued on Page Ten of them said they had besn out late FLORIDA VOTING TOD AY ON REPEAL other TWO PERSONS HURT WHEN TRUCK BURNS STRIKE driver About fifty employes of the Con Gape May N j where Mrs Company in Llnwood motored phal formerly lived I dont know what this kidnap note can mean Mrs Westphal said i f ig J cannot understand what the motive would bo for we do not have enough money to pay a Mrs Westphal said she believed her husband may have been taken for a nde by gamblers The Westphals were married only a month ngo The pilot is 26 His wife who was a widow with two children IS 35 Westphal was scon last at about Pm Friday whan he left the United Service Club a ssrvics mens organization at Ninth and Clinton he was at the Navy near tt the The Pretzel Club a fun organiza tion recently organized by members of Chester Lodge of Elks will hold their monthly session tonight in the Elks Home Fifth and Welsh streets with a program declared by the com mittee to be even more attractive than the last one Stephen Graham i Pennsylvania North and the chairman has secured a numSoutri Carolina Utah and Kentucky and unless the TALLAHASSEE Fla Oct voted today on of the Eighteenth Amendment parual observers predicted the state would be the thirtythird state to repudiate national prohibition If these predictions are proved the re WILKESBARRE Pa Oct of the Pringle dis1 trict teachers were split today when 10 of the 13 teachers employed went d on strike to collect back salaries Th3 re today way home GETS LEGION MEDAL Im strike failed to halt classed U S TREASURY BALANCE realization States Wet leaders expected the doom of Eighteenth Amendment to be WASHINGTON Treasury balance revenue Oct flames by the explosions tvo boxes of cartridges which for 15 minutes the bullets en ing the lives of spsctators 0 furs bolts of silk lost in the fire driven S N J yesterday the body of Daniel M f 233 Pine street that city who was killed in an auto accident last Friday while returning to his home from his work at the Limvood plant Bomimi had been an employe of the company for many years and was transferred to the local plant from Salem N J some time ago Bomimi was riding tn the rumble sent of a car driven by Frank Devonc also of Camden The accident oc curred at Ninth nnd Howell streets Bomimi being towed out of the car alighting on his head on the street paving He was taken to the Chester Hospital where he was pronounced dead He is survived by his widow and a large family of which he was the sole support ACCUSER ABSENT WOMAN IS FREED Salvntorc and street was gion Quattro of 344 Continued on PaRc Tci Falls tokl Ul9 death threat when he took the stand this morn ing to fnca the renewal of the cross examination by William T Connor which started yesterday afternoon followed shortly by a personal en counter between Spcciul Prosecutor Kcycs and Connor He left the stand nt 1143 after being the only witness since last Friday at mo a m Hie first called by Keyes Connor this morning quizzedPalis upon his visits to the governments offices n the Gimbcl Building where Kcyes has his offices Pnlls declared he visited there lost Saturday to talk to Charles Alt shulcr of Chester a defendant who plendcd sulky nnd who is now aid ing the governments cnse He snid he saw Keyes but merely said Hello He also saw Kcyes yesterday biit did not talk about the case he de clnrcd Then he told of visiting the gov ernments offices this morning at 915 when he sought n bodyguard because or he death threat Kcyes was not at the office but he told hh story to Myron Caftcy government ace In vestigator Falls said he firmly be lieved he was due for sudden death unless protection wan allorded him Schwurtz conversion to the status of a government witness marked the twelfth defection in the ranks of the BO placed on trial last Tuesday Irene Anderson 31 Negro of Lax court was discharged in police court When Falls left the this morning after having been held i partment of Justice K111 KTlrinv TifrrHfr nn r i 41J chaige She was arrested on of a man named McLough signed sealed and delivered in less than a month November 7 six states other women prevented him ber of stellar performers for the en tertainment including Ed Gigolo Smith impersonator of Helen Kane and other headliners Chet kcycs Oklahoma guitarist and singer Fred Guniss piano player from a well known Atlantic City night club and Kenneth Walterman radio singer Every member is privileged to bring a guest and everyone must offer something in the way of entertain ment or be a song tell a joke dance or perform tome stunt A large attendance members and guests is anticipated unless the overwhelming repeal trend is miraculously reversed they will give the wets more than enough states to put the Twentyfirst repeal Amendment into the Con Trie Eighteenth Amendment will re main in force however until Decem ber 5 when the thirtysixth ratifica tion convention is held HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY Bf United Press AT LAUREL Divorce Decree Terminate East and West Romance tween Market street and Edgmont avenue McLoughlin failed to appear I against the woman this morning HIGH SCHOOL CLASS VISITS TIMES PLANT Twenty pupils of the Chester High School comprising the Eleven B grade English section Miss Bloom of the school faculty in charge yesterday afternoon visited the Chester Times building and were taken on a tour of inspection during which they saw every step in the making of a modern newspaper Those who made the trip through the plant were Louise Coombs Lad Gnomnic Knhht of I Rodney Davis Louise Fedalen Wil m in The old adage East is East and West Ls West and neer the twain shall meet again proved itself to betrue when Judse Albert Button MacDade yesterday signed a decree Gold Sir Toby Good Sense aria Bonnie Laddie Burnine Theresa Feet QJI G Pelham Weather clear track fast Robert AT WASHINGTON PARK Leo M Leading Man Plum Orchard Miss Marr Golden Sun Smear Don Taskcr Bruce Black Peter Chief Gcronimo Bay Servant Vindi cated Big Gold Lady Mary Dolice Bimini Polvfon Sonny T liam Fisher Jean Hoopes Howard Marie Howley Edna Kuhfuss Edna Lodge Florence Mark Pittman Marrinsr Elaine Miller Erlene Nash Bsulah Neblctt o Seider Sadie Shurygaho Daniel Slemko Eleanor Stewart and Thomas Walker RED CROSSlAKE APPEAL FOR ARTICLE Unusually high tides in the Dela ware river during the past weekend seemed to have no ill effects upon the conditions in the Tinicum town ship flood areas it was reported ves tcrday by Red Cross Home SerVice BJ rsl w to rcPace a oadly damaged and Tar worn used damaged and pica of furniture now bMniz Anyone who has a bed which p Topalian 36 wealthy Egyptian cotton broker now living in Cairo Mrs Topalian who had attended several exclusiie boarding schools in this country met her husband while traveling abroad She is tho daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Irence duPont H Ralph According to the testimony pre sented at the roasters hearing by Joseph A Rainville attorney for Mri Topalian his client went to Cairo to visit her sister in 1928 She met Topalian and following a brief romance they were married in ParLs Jury yesterday in which INSANITY PLEA FIREDAMAGES FOR BOY SLAYERj COLONIAL AICmStS Declare Richard District Attor Enough Rectified Whisky Seen for U S at Repeal highway robI sidled up to him and thus became bv i orderol thc government his compan ion for the remainder of the trial Throughout the morning Falls was subjected to a barrage of questioning by Connor and other members of de fense counsel Byrnn Hermes former assistant district attorney of Phila delphia who aided in thc graft ex pose In that city under Judge Mona ghan In 1928 and who now is counsel for County Detective O N Smith Detective Mike Trcstrail and County pavement be j WASHINGTON Oct 10Assurancc i that plenty of Americanmade whisky BOUGHT PADLOCKED SPEAKEASY FOR High finance methods of the Ches ter nun ring wns bared when the sec ond government witness Abram Rosenberg 47 of Tenth and KerUtj streets tcok the stand late this morn Ing In 1924 Rosenberg stated he was approached by Henry Nacrelll now deceased who told him of a good spot for sale JJS asked jrie if I was Interestedand I said I was He In to him to sea Andy Prank which I did Wo met at the Pulton House Front and Fultonstreets and we made the deal place at attention to Falls Hermes attacked Falls testimony concerning the part played by the tin cc mentioned above in the Crystal farm episode when Falls declared Ulc defendants met Falls and Sykes there whpn was already on thc scene found to get Ralph 253 Market street for Of this amount S500 was to go to Quintin and to Andy Frank I paid over the money and was told everything would be taken care of in reply to Keyes question concern ing this business Rosenberg said I was going to sell liquor and beer When I opened up I found I had bought only tv halfinterest as Quln t n said he wanted 50 per cent the profits Prodded by Keyes Rosenberg said I sold good nnd good beer I got my beer from i DAmato DAmato was killed by gunmen last summer near his beer emporium at Third and Ker m streets Quintin is a former bootlegger who was convicted In Federal Rosenberg then resumed A short t me after I opened up I learned the place had been padlocked by the government and I went to Quintin and talked it over with him and ha said Pay no attention to it I didnt run lone decided to move went to Joe Doblltz and he 10 seek other quarters and I would Then Keyea asked Who did you pay Rosenberg replied First to Henry Nncrclll then Sam de Paul I paid S2o a week in cash They came to collect it every week Here Keyes asked what he under stood by protection and the witness this and Before I moved I is of Unsound Ragxme Mind i Thc Ragone 16yearold delphia boy todav will the jury of 12 men will hoidhirn j responsible for the murder of nine I S year old Billy Reilly who was house on brutally stabbed to death in a lonely a thc cncl part of Yeadon on June 23 was positive I would not ba by city or county police I moved to my new place said Rosenberg in May 1925 and at this juncture which was 1223 Judge Welsh ordered a recess The second witness called bv the government was Hugh Harp Boyle of West Ninth street named as a co conspirator by the government h off by declaring ha had been a bootlegger with a place at Continued on Page Tea residence of Joiah nn Conceding thai the greatest demand yesterday Richard Smith wellknown Chester awyr for whisky Dcla States pos lcytill damaged badly by officials insisted that an excess of Falls if It were not PARTLY CLOUDY Smith later on was the I swore out a warrant for West TiVrf lawyer lor wnfcxy ever known in the UnitPrt n wanurn icr learn whether StriCt attorncy of Dels States possibly woud ollow nn5 whteh rcsllltccl ln hls n in County was damaged badlv hv officials insistid tv 1J Prtsonmcnt on various charges Falls Partlv replied he did not fcnnw v SKIES PREDICTED Two confessions were read to thp Parksde is at p i Bremen to reach of Avon roadtwo lopalian returning to Swarthmore the youngster Mrs Topalian laid theblame for please dont kill me their marital unhappiness on her I Ragonc is of such pleaded 100000000 gallons could be devcl the Smith farm froni the bottledinbond stocks lane on the ln thc warehouses larger stocks now nrs and over and a still i point difficult for srcatcr quantity recently put into wood or which will begin aging be distancc experienced lvvccn now and early December said It was amazing that Tnc bottlcdinbond supply is nwt 1000000 gallons Nccessarllv it is all four years old or more Dr James M Doran the commissioner smith did not know whose name fai U0t much Change In lemoera wa garass t TKSXS T of thc defendants had i nnrf sat lP m honri H M bond He said he never saw enabled to keep the 3 the roof and the portion of ths stone building They e the lowest 56 at Then Falls went on to repeat pre vious testimony both on direct and 9 last year Maximum unsound mind husbands frequent boasting of his according to defonse counsel that conquests of other women One these confessions and any other month after their marriage she said utterance of the boy arc incom couched in eandeCarinrB Terms froma girl named Ghita The girl accord ing to the evidence was Topalians mistress before his marriage and in the letter demanded money from him Continued on Last Page fought the blaze for more than two f alcohol who is achcm regarding orders j for the date is 86 established in wrs lssaw that thLs could be cut ten by lnm from Johnny 1916 and minimum 38 iiil8M companies engaged were Park to Plovde 50000000 gallons of lists and payments of Sunrise today was at 606 and thc Good Will No could be called good prewar iancl sunset will be at 530 apparently was telling his Eastern Standard time of Chester The latter connected m mn U fs fire llyclrant at thp comcr stocks Dr from a carefully memorized n ia njiviirtiH at LUC Curlier t tii litvt likely that the youth will be placed of Wcst Mowry and Wctherill streets addcrt could bs rectified to produce c anci Attorney Connor was on the witness stand An acquittal I the pumper sent the stream for ll to or 40000000 gallons quck to dlscover this on tne grounds of insanity is asked a quarter mile after obtainine ad several million gallons now ile capcd up with a request that ithVury iditional hose The two nearbv com aging woull bn available before the this latcr testimony be stricken out Assistant District Attorney William panics fed from the Edgmorit ave end of the first yenr of repeal bccause Falls was telling a memo r K ie Thc wh result nzcd stor but the court could B WIFE PREFERS CHARGES or read the con nue water plugs toull Jury over the cbjec Mr and Mrs Smith had retired at from lhe cutting or rectifying pro Kfycs objected to the phrase lions of defense counsel which in 830 when the latter heard the crack and sustained The Weather Elmer Horn 24 of I i street was Beauty occrci Weather clear rack fast i i 11 iUii iTTjiui HiolU L 111 cluoes Attorneys John V Diggins and ling embers The two hastily jEllirnm T Tstate and left the house Mrs Smith illiam ing the alarm South Among the first to respond i Tenth street aiM avt and their offer will be gratefully i cepted Continued on Last MOTORISTS COMPLAINT Bowman of 213 Welsh by i Keyes in his rebuttal asked Falls to enlarge upon the supposed death threat received by him in Marcus Hook last night but Connor objected Oct The weather forecast Western Penn onisrht Wednesday partly cloudy not mnch chanse in temperature Eastern Pennsylvania New Jcrsty Wednesday fair A TODAYS TEMPERATURES Conlinued on Page Ten 6 a m 7 a m S a m 9 a rn 10 a m 50 11 a m 54 12 Noon 54 1 p m 55 2 p m 58 59 60 60 62
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