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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 25, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                              58TH 17732 Daily Lcawd Wire HetJorts of UnltErt Press UP aurt International NCWJ ScrvlS INS SYKES RESUMES STAND LISTING LEADERS CHESTER OCTOBER 25 HMALJDmON With All and News of the Day ExConstable Bares Details of Graft Knock OfF Senatpr McClure Put Him on of Rum Cargo Protection Purdy Reveals Long List of Places Which Violated Liquor of Brewery Payments and Names Various Defendants as Ring leaders JAILED AFTER BRIBIECHARGES Pair Indicted for Offering Cash to Government Witnesses Sgro and Varano Unable to Raise Bail Each After Arrest The greatest crowd ever yet tell us about it and Sykes began bled during the trial of 76 defendants his description of the incident which of this county who are now arraigned in U S District Court Philadelphia before Federal Judge George A Welsh gathered in the corridors this morning attempting to get into the courtroom and hear the sensational testimony of D Harvey Sykes former Fourth ward constable who took the stand at 4 p m yesterday The members of the alleged rum ring are charged by the United States government with conspiracy to vio late the national prohibition laws Fourteen others who were indicted with those on trial pleaded guilty when the trial began four weeks ago Sykes considered by the govern ment as one of their triplethreat witnesses slightly stooped and with a prison pallor in his face walked jauntily to the stand yesterday and put the finger on State Senator led to his making a connection with the Chester Brewery I knew at that time that the Ches ter Brewery was putting out illegal j beer he said One night I watched the brewery and after several trucks went into the brewery yard I bottled them up there There were several officers around including Bernard Dougherty of the city police and four or five brewery guards I also saw Charles Meredith late constable of the Tenth James Meli pri vate detective attached to the of fice of the county detectives and dis trict Paddy McFadden who is at present employed in the county courthouse at Media and Police Captain Miley The witness continued I went into the office when they called me and had several drinks of this high John J McClure as the man who paid powered beer and while I was in him to make raids on speakeasies I there I conversed with Andy Frank and other places that were not payFred McDowell and Ethelburt Burns ing a weekly tribute to the ring I did not talk to Andy Frank who Qf james talked to but I would not give up until they met my price I did not intend to let it go but I finally agreed ing a weekly tribute to the ring Sykes a selfconfessed shake artist told in detail of the geritle art of extortion bribery per secution of those who failed to come iu jcu n go out i nnany across and he named the ward lead1 after talking to Sam DsPaul I done ers in this city as being lieutenants il as a favor to Sam DePaul and later in thn riinun fVmf Sam DePaul met me at his residence at Third and Reaney streets and paid me My wife and I had a fried chicken dinner at DePauls in the clique that operated here from 1924 up until 1931 when he Sykes and several of his raiding companions were incarcerated in the county prison after a jury found them guilty of conspiracy extortion bribery mis The trial of sensations as the now famous Delaware county rum ring case has become to be known saw an unscheduled and unwanted chapter added to it yesterday afternoon when two of the defendants In the cose were indicted by the June Federal Grand Jury in Philadelphia Tlie pair indicted were Roeco Sgro Marcus Hook still oper ator nnd bootlegger and Frank Var ano who won his bootlegging laurels while operating in this city Sgro is alleged to have attempted to bribe Spm Scott former First ward constable with and other large sums on October 16 and other occasions to induce him to change his testimony One indictment cnarges him with obstruction of jus tice and the other with attempts to mnuence a government witness Varano the other indicted man is said to have offered a bribe to Herbert J Tindley another govern ment witness for the purpose of having him testify in favor of the defendants He was likewise charged wnh identical counts and both men were immediately arrested on bench warrant and on the new charge held in bail each Unable to secure bail both men spent last night m Moyamcnsing prison Jmrs was probably the most unusual proceeding ever witnessed in a court lawvcrs said interrupting as it did even the trial of the two men indiced Assistant U S Attorney Michael J Stoney standing beside Special Us Attorney General wict A Keyes who is conducting prosecution moved for the issuance CITY AND COUNTY TAXES DISCUSSED City and county taxation and pub lic expenditures were discussed yes terday afternoon at a meeting ofthe Board of Directors of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce at its held at the Ches ter Club 511 Welsh street Albrrt H Granger president of tho organization appointed a commit tee to net reference to revision of nssejsiiHnis and taxes for Dela ware county j H Ward Hinkson a local attorney was named chairman of the committee Other members n CnWKC L AlstOHGeneral Steel CastlnRs Company Samuel R Bell rca estate Albert J Crawford First National Bank of Dnrbv H S Darlington A H Wirz Coiupaiiv Robert FUSSCII first National Bank of Media j Arthur Hayes Viscose Company Marcus James P Hopkins real estate Charles R Long editor and publisher and William D Mason Sun Oil Company Marcus Hook Commiltces will nLso be appointed with similar duties for the dtv of Chester and in school district of this city A meeting of the countv committee will be hold with hi Board of Assessment and Revision of Taxes for Delaware county at Media today at which time the assessment for 1933 will be studied and discussed STACK ADVANCE Fresh Rise Runs Up Six Points in Farm Imple ment Issues Continued nn Tagc Teh taurant rcs After this John McClnre called fcasanca and malfeasance in office jrne Then he corrected his state The former constable styled himself on tha stand as one of the official raiders of the organization his run ning mate being Edgar Davis a for P3r private detective who secured his license in Lackawanna county Both ars considered star witnesses for the government it being estimated that Sylces will be on the witness stand all today and probably part of tomorrow When Sykes resumed the stand at oclock this morning he was handsd a number of lists which he identified as knockoff lists and O K lists which had been given to him and bv Chris by ihe organization Nacrslli political Hook For fully an hour Sykes scanned these lists As he would read the names and addresses both in Chester and Marcus Hook he would recount iiio oiaLU ment He said No it was the next time I went to McClure for mv pay McClure said Sykes started raising hell about the brewery and asked 1 me Sf I didnt know they were on the protection list I replied I wasonly protecting speakeasies My next con tact with the brewery was in 1926 Ed Davis and I were on Third street I knew Davis was in with the brewery i I saw Sam De Paul with one of i the bacr trucks on which there was I several men I knew they were going to shoot that night Davis and I drove to my office on Fourth i what happened at the various places street Davis went home I got leader of Marcus i my constable Gardner and asked him to get another man he could trust I instructed him to go to the brewery and block the gates i I then went home to supper While I was home Davis called me on ths ULV jkl lk lilt Ull LliJ telephone and asked me to come up i i C he was leading constable C house I went up to Davis home and he admitted me We were Testifying as to a raid on a spsak easy on Morton avenue near Sixth street he said In this place we found not only plenty of liquor but a mem ber of defense counsel and a Chester poicaman in the place Following examination by the jury of the Government exhibits which were made up of concerning names and locations on the alleged protection list Mr Keyes switched to a new line of testimony and asked Sykes about his first connection with the Chester brewery Sykes replied they had begun in 1925 Keyes then said Go ahead HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Prcssj AT LAUREL Sis Bread Crumb Lady Trundle Mad Eagle Martin Aegis Wcsicnct Last Bid The Black Friend Whitey Breeze Weather clear track fast AT LATONIA Limit Caradomus Quick Sale Koxie Wcidcl Broadcaster Whisk Me Jayvcc Chcrrytimc Visigoth Busy Jay Naval Cartel Sam Patch Heiress Andy Roianda Pompatic Donna Bctlina Iatiy Sis Esther Ilyiii Wilk Olive A Agatha Sizziin Irene T Weather cloudy track fast conversing there for about fifteen or twenty minutes whsn a knock came to the door Davis went to the i door and in walked Johnny Bauer I Bauer said to Davis Doesnt Sykes know he is hurting the boss and I faid I am getting paid for protect ing speakeasies not for protecting breweries i We conversed there for a while and the phone rang again Davis called Bauer and said Youre wanted i on the phone Johnny According to when Bauer took the receiver I heard him exclaim Whats sur rounded and Bauer turned to me and said whats the idea of sur rounding the brewery I reniied I What the hell do you think I am a sucker I then left Davis got in my car and drove to the brewery When I reached the brewery I found that Bauer and Davis had beat me to it They were there Garner told me there wera twenty eight or twentynine trucks in the yard I sat in my car and while sitting there Andy Frank Sam De Paul and Frank McDowell all came and spoke to me I told Sam DsPaul Continued on Page Ten SUBSTITUTE FOR ABSENT EMPLOYES While ccunty employes on trial for conspiracy in the Federal Court Phil adelphia are not receiving their wages from the county with one ex ception some of the money is kept in the family Bert Reading county chaffeur at a salaryof S1872 is not attending to hs daily duties but his place is bMna filled by his son Russell at the same wages William Hiram Jones Negro jan itor vith an annual salary of has his sisterinlaw Bertha Suttsr pinchhitting for him Andrew McClure of Darby has been appointed temporary sealer of weights and measures taking the place of Jack McClure whose salary is 51890 Howard Reese former Chester ma istrate now mamtcnanca foreman at an annual salary of reports at tnz courthouse each morning before going to Philadelphia and is receiving his wages it is said County Detectives O N Smith and Michael Trestrail are off the payroll LANDS AT AKRON AKRON O Oct Marooned in the air for about 10 hours by high winds that blew in from the north in fitful gusts the German dirigible Graf Zsppclin made a landing at the airdock at Municipal Airport today complet ing the first leg of its American fliht to the World Fair at Chicago Sailing into the skies above Akron 12i hours out of Miami Fla tlv ship was first sighted over thu airport at 727 oclock last night and after riding cut n night of rain slet nnd wind squalls the huge sky rover dipped to a graceful landing in a driving rain at 504 a m today It WPS not until 605 a m however that the ship was safeiv berthed in side thn gigantic hangar Dr Hueo Eckcner commander of the trotter remained aboard until the ciaft had safely tied down to a large iron ring bolted to the cement floor of tha hangar NEW YORK Oct stock market staged its third suc cessive advance today on President Roosevelts dollar control plan in the face of heavy profittaking The fresh rise which ran to G points in the farm implement stockwas accompanied by a further iiprush in commcdities Wheat spurted 3 cunts a bushel and cotton more than SI a bale Copper rose onehalf cent a pound The R F c made its first gold pur chase today under the administra tions commodity priceraising pro gram The price paid was an ounce 37 cents above the world cold price Despite this indication of a further depreciation in the dollar tho American currency was stronger after yesterdays crash rising to 6681 cents in terms of gold currencies from 6627 cents at the opening Stocks opened strong and then ran into heavy profittaking Fresh buy ing was attracted on the selloff and a new rise got underway nt the end of the first hour under the leadership of the agricultural implement stocks Oils also were outstandingly strong white rails and steel went to new Continued on Page Two I DEMOCRATS HEAR NEW DEAL TALK Carl Asan of the faculty of the Pennsylvania Military College spoke on President Roosevelts New Deal at a meetinT of Democrats of the First ward hd at the home of O E Hoffman 007 East Sixteenth street on a recsnt evening John J Stctscr and John J Buck ley candidates on the Democratic ticket for city council also spoke of conditions existing in this city Mrs j Barbara Campbell candidate for school director was another speaker j A branch Democratic headquarters wrs opened by PolishAmerican citi zens at Third and Wilson streets Monday night under the of the Dslaware County Polish Demo crat Ltayue An addrcswas deliv ered by Joseph Meilcarek leader of the league and Isaac Hiorth who VTS instrumental in organizing the PolishAmericans in the West End CANDIDATES THE SPEAKERS William O Inglefritz Democratic candidate for clerk of the courts i will address ths members of the Womens Democratic Club of Ches j rer at the clubs headquarters Eighth street and Edgmont avenue this evening Mrs Helen Hackctt candi i date for director of the poor and j Mrs Brrbara Campbell csndidat i for school director on the cradc iicket will nlso speak VESSEL The American steamship Edgcwatcr cleared yesterday through the cus toms office from the plant of the Ford Mo or Company foot of Lloyd street with a general cargo for Cleveland PREPARE VOTING MACfflNEJLABELS Special Strip for Proposed Amendments to the State Constitutor ROOSEVELT SETS U S GOLD PRICE AT OUNCE President Plans to Assume Absolute Control Over Money and Prices H a s C o n f c r e n c c i t h Chiefs Billion Ready for Vast Experiment WASHINGTON Oct 25 The Government today began Its open market gold purchases at n rate of announce In President Roosevelts new price llftliiR and monetary progrnjii JesseJonsr chairman of the Board of the Reconstruction Finance Cor poration made public Ihe countrys sold price after an early conference with Dean Aehcson iindrr secretary of treasury nnd Henry MDrgcnlhau Jiv farm credit administrnlor by the RFC In its new sodav I debentures j Figures showing the difference i between the gold prices fixed in Loni don and New York varied accord ing to variation in exchange rates during the day On the basis uj the opening rate the ditlercncc was i 30 cents but at noon it was only i President Roosevelts action rMsos the price of gold approximately 70 cents over yesterdays London quo tations The London price today was sniumgs i or approximately in centsj above Tuesdays price The newly announced price was aljovc the old ttatute price of per ounce AVhiC now inlce the gold value or mo dollar is 6501 cents today against G93G cents yesterday Jones made he following fornnl statement in connection with govern merit gold purchases The Reconstruction Finance I oration will accept to clay for Its noday debentures pvj able in newly mined gold is go d recovered from natural deports In the United States and any territory i subject to its jurisdiction at the rate ol S313G per ounce of fine gold Th procedure for depositing gold In pav mcnt for subscriptions will be estab lished by nn executive order of tho President and regulations of the Treasury Department j I The debenture offered in payment for the gold by the RFC will bear n mterer rate of of one per cent i annually Newly mined gold is to be deposited m the governments mints Continued on rase Eleven i CASES SETTLED The suits for damages brought by the parents against the county for1 the death of their three children i Frank Jamerson Sarah E Patterson and William Ebright who were killed on February 23 1931 when the truck m which they were riding crashed through the rail of the old i iron bridge across Chester creel a Rockdalc and plunged davvn into jthc creek 80 feet below nil have sealed out of court by Albert J I i Williams county solicitor and attwney for thcj i The case of Joseph Wright driver1 of the truck who was badly injured I i also has been settled Pictures taken i J by the parents at the time of the i accident showed that the roadway of the bridge had two large holes in it iwhich the plaintiffs alleged had been allowed to remain there and that when the whcs of thn truck dropped into tho hole theinr I was so great that it forced th ster 1 mg wheel out of the drivers hands j causing the accident IN DEL HOSPITAL WILMINGTON Del Oct UPI I Pacillo who allegedly slashed i Miss Louise Angclo when she spurnd i hs love wriggled free of the sirapr which held him in bod at a hospital here today and shot and killed himi self while his guard wan at breakfast In another hospital Miss Aneelo 0 was lying near death fromthe i i knife wounds inflicted Mondav I by Pacillo when ths girl refused to i permit him to escort her home from a pauy After the attack upon the girl Pacillo had cut himself several i I times and was reported in a critical t condition from the wounds 1 WRESTLER HELD AssUSPECT IN LINDBERGH KIDNAPING PRICE TWO CENTS MEET PINCHOT ON PLANS Gather Tomorrow to Out line Agenda for Gover nors Special Session Liquor Problem After Re peal Foremost Unem ployment Relief Presses HAURISBURG Pa Oct UP When Governor Pinthot and Re publican organization lenders meet omorrow to outline a program for he forthcoming special session of the General Assembly they will be confronted with n big probbmhow to sidestep politics Everyone wants a short business like session The taxpayers the gov ernor the Republicans and the LINDY SUSPECTS BAIL INCREASED MUNICIPAL LIEN TEST CASE HEARD Now York and Now Jersey Haverford Township Wins I r I i 1 t Police Rush to Investi gate Clue ANUNSENTIMENTAL CUSTOMS INSPECTOR Aflcr a concert tour in France Herr Abendwohl German baritone returned home proud of a boxful of laurel wreaths from admir ing audiences Laurels have oniy a sentimental value but at the frontier the Ger man Customs Inspector finding no sentimental val ues on the tariff charged the singer 150 marks for dried vegetables Being unsentimental but sensible thi Chester Times classified ads usually fill ex pectations as this one did 1016 Two fur nished rooms nil conveniences clcc refrigerator Reasonable Phone 2 Lables are being prepared for use on the voting machines for the elec tion of November 7 In addition to the names of candi dates for county and local offices who were named by the various parlies in the primary election the machines will carry for seval questions At the top of each machine will ba ionp strip providing spaces for Yes or No votes on the 12 proposed admcndments to the State Constitu tion In connection with each of the amendments thers will be a brief scriptionof the intent of the amend ment These descriptions have besn furnished to the county commission f Secretary of the Common wealth Richard Beamish im1 the Cnd I10 long is a 13th question asking the voter or disapprove the 1RW tmttmg baseball or fooibnl to played on Stinday afternoons i In municipalities Uppr Dirbv jjmd Parkslde there will bs an nddi tiona question fpace for Jocal lo i 0n the macmnts placed bsforc t h voters of th borough of Polcroft will be the question whether beer l Ing of Steel Tower Real Feat of Engineering NEGRO PUPILS STILL ON STRIKE J BOSTON Oct was increased from to herr today in the of John Goreh held ns a suspect in he baby Lindbergh kidnaping h New York and New Jersey officers let t poilce today for un ininnnoiincwl dculnntlon to Inveitl Bftte a clue In the Lindbergh baby kldnaplnc case H was assumed the nnsle concerned Joh1 clis cociec in a raid on his apartment Member of the investigating party were Licuiennnt lames J Finn of the New York pollcr Corporal liain P Horn of the Nrw Jcrscv Slate police and Sorccant Arthur M Tlr nnn and Special omcer Willlnm j Bonner of the Boston police WITH THEFT OF CAR Three youtlis all residents of this hld S500 bail each for the Brand jury when given a hearing in police court this mornins by MnsbaTte Honan on the chaiRe of hirccny of an auto mobile preferred by James H Mln shall of 1021 Went Third street The car nccordlnij to Patrolman Winfrce to whom it was reported ns haviiiR been stolen hicl been parked on Jeffrey trect near Fourth last night It was driven to Seventh nnd JnfTrcy whore it cashed nto a telephone poe the car bciiv badly damaged Three boys vre seen to jump out 01 tie car and run from the scene A resident of the neighborhood Eave I he patrohnan the name of Willlnm Jocobs 1G of the 2100 block West Third street as one of the trio He war arrested at his home Kenneth misseil in of the 903 block West liftli street and Frank Campbell 17 of ihe aOO block Reaney street lter urrcndcrcrl to the polic3 nt City Hrll Jacobs suffered slight brush burns of tho ICG the car inshcd nsainsl the pole HITS MONTREAL MONTREAL Oct Mon treal today dug itself out of one of the worst eariy blizzards in the citys his Last night and today street traffic was m R major tieup Trees and branches bearing unexpected loads snapped and foil to the streets auto mobiles were blocked and these In turn halted slrcat cars already hard put to plough through thick snow ULAST DAMAGES BUILDING SCRANTON Pa Oct An of dynamite carlv to dny damaged a building owned bv Korpen of Blakely a mine worker Ivo one was hurt Decision Other Civil Cases Disposed Of A test case involving municipal for sewers was decided yester day before JudKn Norman T Boose or Somerset county sltllng nt Media in favor of Hnvcrlorci township The tonnnhlp represented by Attorney Harold L Enill was Riven a verdict of SVCGJ in Its suit ngninst Mrs iMiiKio The Jion which orlRinaliy was for filed for n storm sewer IIOT i January HJ7 in the rear of properties in Onkmont it extended from the cast r ttln Oncl P WCSt Side of Hillcrcsl avenue n TGCd0rrnECl lhlouGh Attorney A authorizing construction KCWCV provided that the work be done under contract As ths township did he willi its own employes de fense counsel contended that the ord inance wns violated Three similar suits were listed for in ahblHcr CIM beard before Judge Hoosovvornicl1 v3 awarded by the jury to three plaintiffs ngninst E T Wl son wno fallrd to appear to con test ne suU vilna Lnnplev was n warded W lnrcy nnd Harry The suit on of an automobile col at Chester pike und i lanoa lend Hnverford township on the A trial involving commissions for the sab of real estate occupied the entire ciny before Judga Albert Dutton hands of fnc jury today Clavcnca E Fox wellknown Upper Darby realty man represented by Attorney Howard M Lutz is sulnr Donald F Whllncv a former em ploy for rppimimatcly It was Continued on Papc Seven STRIKE CONFERENCE TO BE HELD TODAY Bald General Edward Martin state He publican chairman n few days ago Wi hear much about politics now nnd WR will hear much more in tho months ahead of us but there are several things which should be con sidered without regard to politics I hey are social legislation unemploy ment relief public construction edu cation and liquor control veplled I assurs General Martin nothing will be in cluded in the call for the extra ses sion which cannot and shoud not bs dealt with without reference to poli tical consideration I will meet him more than half way The Democrats heard he adminis tration and the organization and commented That just isnt done In Penmylvniiia legislatures However we arc willing to go along with the governor nnd leaders of the Repub lican organization on any program for a short and inexpensive yet fruitful session1 Anyone of the half dozen or so subjects to be included in the gov ernors call for the special session would f mulsh enough political mater la for weeks of wrangling if thero Is no prenrrangcd program to which nil factions agree Liciuor legislation will be the para mount issue Th evident repeal of t he Eighteenth Admemlmenl within the next month or two miide nec essary n ypecinl session of the General Assembly before the first of the year lo pass control ami tnx laws for li quor in the state Otherwise EOIDD political observers point out the session might not have been called before spring Immediately Continued on Page Eleven NAMED COMPLIANCE BOARD CHAIRMAN to v fa Continued on Paye Eleyep One of the largest single pieces of equipment ever moved over the of way of a modern railroad taken on a short journey Sunday when a steel refining tower built at the yards of the Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Cornpfmy at the foot of Morton avenue will be transported over the line of the Pennsylvania Railroad to the refineries of the Sun Oil Company at Marcus Hcok it is to be used as a part of the ex tensive refinery developments m progress there Ths total tonnage has been esti mated at about 140 tons The tower made completely of heavy fiauss stcei with welded joints is in reality a sin gle piece of steel as there wiil be no bolted or riveted joints A study of every factor to be met with on the trip was made recently by shipyard and railroad officials and it was found that due to the neces sity of clearing overhead objects along the line and because of the un wieldy length of the tower which measures over 85 feet from top 10 bottom it would be advisable to elim inate the use of standard flatcars Merc clearance and better weight dis tribution will be attained by merely tailing standard railroad car trucks from bcnrath regular freight cars and securely lashinR a series of trucks beneath the load The tower has an approximate diameter of 14 feet While the long object is being Continued on Page Eleven Plan Drive for Clothing to Warm Needy of City I Chairman of Nepro Tax payers League Makes Pointed Statement Charlw O Ttirpin chairman of the Negro Taxpayers and Citizens League is till emphatic in his de nouncement of ths Negro leaders re sponsible for the strike being waged i by the 23 Negro high school students who have not attended clarscs since i the beginning of the school year I Recently Turpin accused several j Negro leaders of throwing up a smoke screen by urging the children and their parents to strike against the ruling that they must attend the Douglass school This screen movement to ad I vancc their own selfish political pur poses according to Turpin At a meeting of the Nrfjro School League last the chairman of that body made a public denial of any screen or political ini tcmions This denial inspired Tur pni to produce further evidence that the leaders were aware of the program Continued on Eight I FARM STRIKE NOW FELT IN THE WEST Shipment of Cattle and Hogs Curtailed Vio lence Flares DES MOINE3 Iowa Ost 25 CLNQ Th first real effects of the n tional farm strike began lo b felt as reports of violence picelinc and i food embargoes rccpcd in from im port ant agricultural centers of the midwest The most significant evidence of the extent of the farmers revolt J however vas seen in the sharp cur tailmcnt of hogs sheep and cattle i shipments to the Chicago stock yards Not since lant March have supplies besn reported so light A wee ago cattle receipts num bercd 28300 yesterday receipts were i 2000 hogs a week ago numbered olSOO as against 20000 yesterday and the most important drop of all was in shipments of sheep 13000 yesterday as against 25000 a week ago j This appeared to be ho first tan gible result of the strike which slowly Continued on Faje Eleven Prominent workers of this city who have Known where poverty lias ex ibtcrt throughout these many months and who have known what real suffering looks like arc attempting a citywide organization among the citizens of Chester o meet one of the chief problems of relief adequate clothing for the needy an ovgnizin3 to provide an antidote against the ravages that nature brings against the unprotected in the bare nnd bleak davs of winter The many charitable organization uiroushou the city and county arc mokin sure that cvcrvonr has shelter food and fuel They ire also cioing their best to provide employ ment for the supporter of the fam ilies The manufacturers and employers who responded to the call of President Roosevelt are doing their best to mnkc two jobs exist where there was but one before But in spite of all that is being done there has been facing these same organi sations the fact that many will have food and fuel taut no clothing or shoes Five orgrniKiVions have combined to establish a city clothing to provide rloes and clothes ov he de rcrvins citizens or this city The organizations are the Chester Relief rrd Family Welfare Association the American Ked Cross the Delaware County Tuberculosis AsrociUion the Continued on Page Eleven A conference between the officials of the local Ford plant and a com mittee representing employes of the plant who went on strike on Sentcm ber will be held at 2 oclock this afternoon j Grievcnces which led to the strike will be considered at the session to held in the Ford plant foot of Lloyd street Officers of Chester local of the United Automobile Workers of America will represent the strikers Among the workers demands Is an to a minimum r25 week for 35 hours to prolong the lunch period j from JO minutes tn onehalf hour land theright to name their own i union officials for negotiations with j the company i F A Atchinson general manager i of the plant advised Thomas J Dun jphey president the workers local l of the meeting BOARD TO PUT CODE IN EFFECT i Roosevelt Names Group to See That Retail Profi teering Is Halted WASHINGTON Oct i Recovery officials worked today on ari rangemcnts for nationwide system of local boards to help protect wage carncm from excessive increases in the ccst of living Ths plan was expected to be com plcted in T ciav or two a a followup i cf President Roosevelts action to nuard manufacturers against an in flux of chrap foreign goods The by order last night laid down the procedure by which tariff increases and even cmI baiEOSj will be brought into use under the recovery act in cases where Amer ican manufacturers with increased costs under codes arc threatened by foreign imports To ward oft profiteering an agency will be sot up in every sizeable com munity to which consumers can carry complaints when they consider prices unjustified The will ba em powered to hold hearings at which retailers vvllb given opportunity to msify thrir prices profiteer rg is rhovsi ihe boards will n readjustment and if necessary refer he complaints to Washington for HirUirr action Rrcivcry Administrator Huh S Johnson hopes to pet the boards i Continued on Page 1 Provost Jr has been named permanent chairman of the Chester NRA Compliance Board Other members are Robert Fairies employe in industry Miclmcf Gardner employe in retail business Charles A Turner employer in In dustry Willlnm T Galcy employer of retail trades Miss Jean Peoples rcprasenUUve of conaimer J K Ward Hinkson lawyer The board has been organized for the purpose of receiving and consider ing complaints against members of the NRA in this city of noncom pliance with President Roosevelts agreement and petitions by employ ers for exceptions under special cir cumstances AH future complaints of noncom pliance with any code or Presi dents agreement should be directed to William p Dclchanty secretary of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce who will place the com plaint before the board All com plaints should bs made in writing and citizens arc requested to report com plaints of noncompliance to the board rather than repeat rumors AND COLDER TODAY Partly cloudy and colder is ths prediction in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland Pair weather is tomorrow The highest temperature here yes terday was 52 degrees at a m and tho lowest was 45 at 9 a m The avcrge 19 was Gix degrees belcw both normal for the date and tha average October last year Maxi mum temperature for the date is 88 established in 1900 and minimum Sunrise today was at a m and sunset will be at p m Eastern Standard time WILL BE THE HOST John J Davis chief of the secret service department of one of Phila delphias large retail department s ores will be guest spaaker at the first fall meeting of the Chester Pike Chiefs of Police Association meeting which will be held at Ridley Park tomorrow evening The mem bers of the association will be the guests of Coroner J Evans Schechla and Deputy Coroner Horace B Griffith Indications point to a large at tendance U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Oct Treasury balance Oct 23 SG63H4 77571 internal revenue S3490 119 63 customs receipts The Weather WASHINGTON Oct Pennsylvania Fair colder to night nith light frost in southeast portions heavy frost in west and north portions Thursday fair and slowly risingtemperatnrc in west and north Wclcrn Pcixnsvivania Fair and Fifflilly ccldrr with heavy frcs Thursday partly cloudy with soivly risinj temperature TODAVS TEMPERATURES 5 a m 4S 11 d m52 i a in 4fi Xonn 54 S a m 45 1 p m59 9 a m 48 2 p m 54 10 a m50   

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