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Chester Times (Newspaper) - September 29, 1951, Chester, Pennsylvania BIRTHDAYS A list of childrens birthdays for the week appears on paje 3 76TH 18 PAGES 31135 Fake Television Covers Delaware County First Last City Edition FOOTBALL WEATHER Chester area Falr and cool to day Clear and cool tonight Sim day fair with little chanse In tem perature Agent Loots Homes of Poses as Repairman To Rob Two Places In Ridley Township A handsome smoothtalk ing youth in the guise of television repairman invadec two Ridley Township hornei and stole from unsus pecting housewives Friday afternoon Police have launched an intensive search lor him and warned house wives elsewhere to be on the alert Dark Wavy Hair The man is about 25 years of age His victims said he was five feet six tall of normal build and had dark wavy hair with long side burns It was shortly after 3 p m when he made his first appearance He went to the home of Mrs Josephine Drill of 1338 Holland st and told her he had been sent to repair th set Mrs Drill said the set was work ing perfectly and suggested he had the wrong address He agreed witl her The man werit to the home of a neighbor Mrs Stella Postal at 1334 This time he altered his story He advised Mrs Postal the manufac turer had sent him to make a rou tine check and she admitted him Sends Her to Cellar He asked his victim to assist him in ferreting out any hidden defects and directed her to go to the base ment to tug on the leadin wire for loose connections while hestudied the performance of the set While Mrs Postal was downstairs was taken from her purse When 5110 returned the man said he could find nothing wrong and the set was in perfect condition He was even luckier at his next stop Theset at the home of Mrs Mary Eberle of 1205 Holland St had gone awry earlier and she had called for a repairman When tbe intruder arrived he was welcomed without question Steals Employing the same tactics he directed Mrs Eberle to another to check leadin wire he went over the set lr her ce SlDOirohrher pocketbook When she returned to the room the repairman explained he didnt have the proper tools but promised Turn to Page 2 Number 3 County Shivers At Frosty 38 Frost appeared in Delaware County this morning as the mer cury plummeted to 38 in Chester at 6 a m to eclipse the previous record for Sept 29 43 in 1942 And the cool typical football weather will continue through Sun day at least the weatherman says Hightoday will be a crisp 63 low Sunday will be around 40 and 66 will be the top level for the mercury later Sunday Those without topcoats cast en vious eyes at those who wore them at Friday nights football games and the tailend of the baseball season saw Brooklyn Dodgers pennant hopes close to deaths door as the Bums caught a cold from the Phillies at Shibe Park Cold Air Mass Its all due says the weatherman to a cold air mass of polar origin which came down from northwest Canada and drifted in a southeast erly direction into the midwest The cold front traveled towards fie east in the wake of a high pres sure area and the cool weather will continue until the axis of the high pressure area is to our east Then the winds will swing around to the Turn o Page 2 Number 4 Gian is Bums AII Even In Hectic NL Race Yanks Win Pennant By CAUL TLUNDQUIST New York dependable Yankees pocketed the American League baseball pennant as usual today but it looks as though Giant and Dodger fans may be kept guess ing until next Wednesday about the outcome of the breath taking National League race Thats the day the World Series is supposed to start At least that is what it says oruthe tickets accord ing to folks lucky enough to have a couple But there could be a slight delay due to circumstances beyond control of the men who plot 154gamc schedules and sud denly find that there Is no way of determining a winner in that long riL to October stretch Even Money Now With 152 games played by each club the Giants and Dodgers were ightly deadlocked for first place oday and it was an even money 3et they would wind up that way when the schedule has run its course late Sunday afternoon If there was a favorite to win n the regulation distance without i threegame playoff series the Giants had to be the choice For after two days of idleness in which hey watched the Dodger lead shrink o nothing with two straight defeats n Boston and Philadelphia they were ready to wrap it up Brooklyn once considered invincible with a game first place lead on Aug 11 now was in full panic after a second straight lateinning loss 4 3 to the Phillies last night That combination 4 to 3 may e the most hated all lime for the ledgers if they go on to lose in the final two days Because both of the defeats that hurt the most came by hat at times when seemeU to be theirs Leading 3 to 1 in the eighth against asfc years champion Phillies bald Andy Seminick tied the score against the Brooks at 33 with a worun homer Carl Ersktae who had pitched creditably until that ime then drg his own grave in the ninth when Richie Ashburn blooped a single to left and Dick Sisler sac rificed Bill Nicholson was walked ntenttonally and up came Willie Puddin a hero last but jus another ballplayer his He smacked a single fast third baseman Billy Cox into field and Ashburn streaked for itfuie sliding in or the run that broke up the ball perhaps a myth Vo Longer Invincible For the Dodgers no longer looked nvincible In iact after the two defeats they have suffered under there was much doubt hat they could pull themselves to ether for the last two games It was an Allstar cast of pitch rs for todays climactic games Don Tewcombe who pitched the Dodgers o an ofTthefloor triumph in Bos on on Wednesday for his 19th ecision will go tonight against Roberts a 21game winner or the Phils considered by many o be the best hurler in the National eague As the Giants take on the Braves Turn to Tage 2 Number 5 ALLIE REYNOLDS Two in One Season Turn Your Clock SACK Before Retiring Tonight That hour Delaware Countians iosi about five months ago is coming back to them Sunday Since it is coming back that is exactly what you do with the it BACK one hour before you go to bed tonight Eastern Standard Time offici ally returns at 2 a m Sunday for anyone who cares to make the clock change at the exact moment Most Delaware CoHn tians however will be fast asleep enjoying the extra hour of rest The switch from Daylight Sav ing Time will bring some changes in Pennsylvania Railroad trains although most commuter trains will remain the same Commuters are advised to get new timetables or to consult their station agents Old Union Church to Mark 138th Birthday on Sunday 19BfJ n The 138th anniversary of Old Union Methodist Church Brook haven road near Hinksons Cor ner Wallingford will be observed at special services Sunday Rev Harry E Bartow pastor an nounces George J Burk of Rose Valley will preside at the morning service at H and Rev Walter J Leppert executive secretary of the Phila delphia Missionary and Church Ex tension Society will speak Vocalists will be Mrs Louisa Caldwell of Rose Valley and Mrs Martha Wood and Mrs Jean Salis bury of Chester A group of chil dren from the Sunday school also will sing After the service the ladies of the church will serve lunch on the lawn Afternoon services at 230 will follow a hymn sing on the lawn led by Ralph Hoyer of Aldan at 145 The pastor will preside at these services and the speaker will be Dr Alexander K Smith superintendent of the South Dis frtet Philadelphia Conference of c Methodist Church Soloists in the afternoon will be RWley Louis i Philadelphia Male Quartette Dr smith will conduct the regu Turn o Page 4 Column 1 County Jews Start Holiday Rites Sunday Rosh Hasbanah the Jewish New Year will be ushered in at solemn religious services Sunday evening in local synagogues These services held in synagogues throughout the world will mart the beginning of the year 5712 in the Jewish calen dar which counts time from the traditional date of the worlds cre ation The Jewish New Year isob served differently from most other New Year holidays It is cele brated in the synagogues at wor ship services that are among the most serious and soulstirring in the Jewish religion The worshippers aretold oriRosh Kashanah that each of their deeds is known and judged by God They meditate on His justice and mercy and on their own shortcomings and they pray for the strength to fol low the good and reject the evil They pray for their fellowmen as well and join in the hope that the New Year may see the world enjoying a new birth of righteous ness under God Shofar is Sounded A strikingfeature of Rosh Has hanah services is the sounding of the shofar a primitive wind in strument made of a rams horn Its shrill notes seem to deepen the solemnity of the service now adays just as they did thousands of years ago when the shofar was sounded by the Israelites of the Bible Jewish tradition has built around the Rosh Hashanah prayers the tale that on this day each person is Judged according to whether he had done good orevil during the past year and his fate for the coming year is decided on the basis of his goodness and inscribed CHESTERPA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1951 Bradley Talks With Ridgway About Korea Red Radio Charges Allies Planning Amphibious Pincer By HOWARD HANDLEMAN Tokyo INS GeneraL Omar N Bradley and Mat thew B Ridgway conferred secretly in Tokyo today and Red Chinas radio charged to night the allies an amphibious pincer drive into North Korea The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Unit ed Nations supreme comman der discussed what a terse official bulletin termed mili tary matters Presumably they talked about the ominous spread of communist at tacks on UN positions across the entire Korean front as well as pros pects on reviving the longsuspended armistice negotiations fours after the BradleyRidgway huddle Radio Peiping declared that the Americans are mapping plans for amphibious landings on both the east and west coast of communist North Korea The Englishlanguage broadcast asserted that this was the reason why the Allies are creating delays n the ceasefire talks Peiping added the charge that the U S 40th and 45th divisions in Japan along with American para roopers are ready for action in Possible Smokescreen Observers wondered whether the broadcast was intended to smoke screen communist offensive prepara lons in Korea where the Reds have massed a half million frontline roops in their biggest buildup of the war Allied monitors meanwhile list ened intently for any radioed com munist reply toRidgways proposal hat the longsuspended truce con erence be removed from Kaesong and renewed at the nearby no mans land village of Sbrighyon The Red high command remained silent onrthe matter niore than 48 hours after Ridgway had made the proposalBut some TIN military observers said a reply might be re ceived favorite day for the communist leaders to transmit messages PRICE FIVE CENTS tePassed Bill Boosts Tax Revenue Billion 11 Per Cent Income Raise CROWDS CHEER PERON presidential palace in KEA Radio the plaza in front of the in heaven Consequently Jews greet one another during the New Year sea son by saying May you be in scribed for a good year of Year for Rosh Hashanah which is Hebrew beginning of the year is primarily a spiritual occasion it Turn io Page 2 Number 6 Reds Batterin UN Line Again By ROBERT VERJULLION 8th Army Headquarters Korea troops battered at the United Nations line across Korea for the third straight day today in a largely futile effort to win back terrain lost to the 8th armys operation killer The communists struck in key sectors along a 60mile front from a point north of Seoul in the west to the eastern mountains in strength ranging from 40 to 2500 men but they were cut down unmercifully by UN artillery and planes Red attacks drove Allied forces from two hills southeast of the big central front bastion of Kumsoiig Friday but UN troops routed an enemy regiment and recaptured Rebel Leader Tells How Plot Failed on Peron Montevideo Uruguay UP An Argentine rebel leader said today plans for the unsuccessful revolt against President Juan D Peron appeared foolproof but went wrong Navy Capt Vincente M Baroja described the military uprising after fleeingby air Friday to Uruguay He was interned here along with more than 70 other Argentine offi cers Uruguay announced their captured planes and arms will be returned to Argentina In theory our plan could not fail to succeed Baroja said something went wrong Our con nections failed Baroja commander of the Punta Indio Naval Airbase led 20 planes over Buenos Aires to drop leaflets at the start of the revolt at 730 a m Friday Pledged Democracy The leaflets pledged the rebels would give the nation a dignified free and truly Democratic life in place of the Peron governments demagogic preaching and constant deception In Buenos Aires Peron accused the rebels of actingfor the dark counterattack Fifth Airforce Britain to Take Oil Controversy to UN By THOMAS C WATSON i i lu T today prepared to submit its oil dispute with Iran to the UN Security Council and denied f had clamped a blockade on the Gross Gave ODwyer 20G By JAMES KILGALLENT New o r k INS Ambassador William QDwyer who once labeled the Brooidyn Grand Jury gambling investigation as a witch hunt turned out today to be the alleged beneficiary of a bookies campaign country The foreign office and admiralty branded as absolute nonsense a report by the London IveningStar that warships had begun a blockade of the Persian Gulf to prevent any oil from leaving the worlds largest refinery at Abadan The admiralty said that Iran presently has only one small coastal tanker atAbadan and therefore it is not necessary for Britain to es tablish such a blockade However the government refused to indicate whether a blockade may bj imposed at a later date Britains decision to take the oil fight to the UN was coupled with a warning to Iran that Britain will take all practicable steps to pre vent Iran from disposing of oil nu which it regards asproperty of the before the O 4 t M fund The charge against OTJwyer for mer mayor of New York City was made by bigtime gambler Harry Gross in testimony which he gave nationalized Britishowned Anglo Oil Co The official announcement termed the critical situation a matter likely to endanger peace Britain will ask the security coun cil to issue a doublebarreled de mand on Iran Comply with the vji 1U1 LX1O UcLi S forces of capitalism aid imperial1 World Court temporary in ism They surrendered like cowards and will be sentenced as cowards Peron added Those who come next junction against nationalization and rescind the expulsion order against British technicians will know they will either kill us ori Set to the British case is be Peron said the rebels had j Sir Gladwyn Jebb head of the Brit Gross refused to testify in open court against 13 present and former policemen who allegedly received at least part of the million annual payments hmade to protect a 520millionayear business He had named the accused in secret Grand Jury proceedings Gross failure to testify killed the case and Brooklyn District Attorney Miles F McDonald is investigating the possible connection between Gross loss of voice and a one day excursion he took to Atlantic Measure Goes To Conference For Agreement Personal Levy Lower Than House and Must Be Ironed Out By FELIX GOTTEN Washington INS The 1951 federal tax bill to cost Americans at least five and onehalf billion dollars above current levies goes to a con gressional conference com mittee today The senate Friday night passed its version estimated toraise one billion 700 mil lion dollars less than the sev en billion two hundred mil lion houseapproved measured Both bills are far under the 16 billion dollar figure requested by President Truman The Senate vote wa 57 to 19 with most of the opposition from a small bloc of Democrats supporting the administrations call for a bite to pay for the nations rising defense costs An important difference in the house and senate bills which must be worked out in conference Is in the personal income tax hike The house vote a flat I2i rise while tne senate approved alternative rates which will mean an 11 boost for most taxpayers The senate set Nov 1 as the effective date of the personal in come tax increase The senate legislation differs In many other respects from the bill as passed several months ago in the house but both measures raise taxes to a point near the World War n peat Turn to Page 2 Number 7 supported the counterattack with wife Eva The palace guard was re fighterbombers inforced in strength CHS didders Dedicate Field While the eyes of the nation are centered on the West PointVilla nova game at West Point with fans not knowing what to expect from Earl Blaiks Army team the chief local interest is in Chester Highs dedication of the new ath letic field with the Clippers meet ing Wilmington High The dedication exercises were to REV HARRY E BARTOAV Church Pastor start at 2 p m and the game 20 minutes later Chester looked mighty good last week defeating a good Haverford team 2814 as Joe Soraka Jimmy Lee Bob Clayton and Ernie Towns four Chester backs played fine ball Chester followers expected an other win over Wilmington today on the strength of thPir play in the Haverford game GclnNor Strong A greatly improved GlctiNor High team takes on Sharon Hill starting at 215 GlenNor showed potential strength in winning over Clifton Heights last week while the Owls took a shellacking from Upper Chichester Ridley Park opens its season with Collingdale at Collingdale The home team has two al ready one over St Johns and another over Eddystonc Haverford entertains Abington at Brookline with Bill Stinson hoping to break into the win column after Turn to Page 2 Number 2 their Baroja said the rebellion was in Mustangs and Marine Corsairs blasted burned and strafed the enemy with 122 bomb napalm and machinegun strikes Altogether the 8th Army counted 796 communist dead after Fridays fighting all along the front ment in one swift coordinated blow He said he kept flying over Bueno Aires until 2 p m with a load o bombs but never dropped them be cause the planned land action nevei materialized He did not disclosi details of the overall plan for thi coup Countys Phila Chest Group Opens freDrive Activities The Delaware County Commit1 downe and Joseph C Wilkinson tee of the Community Chest of Upper Darby Philadelphia opens a precampaign drive on Monday under direction of Lewis B Beatty Bowling Green chairman of the special gifts com mittee The Business and Industry Com mittee of the Philadelphia Chest will launch its solicitation Thursday for employe executive and corpor ate gitis it is announced by Harry G Stewart general chairman of the Philadelphia Chest drive in Dela ware County Harry L McClees president of Crucible Steel Castings Co Lans downe is heading the Business and Industry Committee which will so licit 107 Delaware County firms McCIces1 Aids Working with McClees are George L Alston Swarthmore Harry Bloodsworth jr Lansttavne Louis Essaf Glen Riddle Joseph R Far The committee will hold it kickoff dinner Thursday at Arono Turn to Page 2 Number 1 rell jr Hosmer Havertowri Lansdowne F Howard William H Krell WilliamsonSchool Frank E Ritter Ridley Township Charles Roberts Darby Charles W Speidel Lansdowne Fred A Werner LEWIS B BEATTY Special Gifts Chairman this weekend A foreign office spokesman mean while refused to specify what prac ticable steps Britain might take Turn to Page 2 Number 10 grand jury testimony was that James J Moran righthand man to ODwyer twice told Gross he was collecting from all New York City bookies for the mayors 1945 and 1949 campaigns Gross said he contributed in 1945 and in 1949 each time to Moran Moran now is ap pealing a fiveyear sentence for perjuring himself before the Ke fauver senate crime committee in denying policy king Louis Weber Truman Asks Church Unity Washington call on religious faiths of the world to unite against the deceit and subversion the military might and godlessness of Soviet communism came today from President Truman The chief executive in an address Friday night to the Washington Pilgrimage of American Churchmen declared that the very future of the word of God is in danger I Mr Truman said mankind faces vestfgating the sighting of sub 4 New Clues In Boyle Probe j Washington crime re porter who balked on the witness stand sent Senators scurrying after four new clues today in their investi gation of Democratic National hairman William M Boyle jr The Senates Permanent Investi gating Committee ordered Boyles bank account seized and subpenaecl St Louis bookkeeper for question ing on Wednesday The committes also planned to call Republican Na tional Chairman Guy George Gabrielson for questioning on his RFC dealings next Testimony by Theodore C Link St Louis PostDispatch reporter Friday blew up plans for an im mediate wir up of the Senate in vestigation into charges that Boyle received S80CO from the American Lithofold Corp after the St Louis printing firm got in loans from the Reconstruction Finance Corp Boyle has denied the charges under oath Reporter Balks The committee put Link author of the charegs under oath and asked him if the story was true Lin balked He admitted he had no personal knowledge of the truth of Turn to Page 2 Number 8 U S Probes Sighting of Subs Definitely Not American By PETER J HAYES Anchorage Alaska U S Army Navy and Airforce are Jn a common peril from communism and called on religious leaders of all faiths who believe in the one God o join in a common affirmation of faith and a common supplica tion To Protestant churchmen meet ng in the National City Christian Church the president declared For some time I have been try ng to bring a number of the great eligious leaders of the world to marines definitely not American oft the coast of theKenai peninsula less than 160 miles from Anchorage a high military source said today The military official who would not permit use of his name re vealed that two U S fish rJ wild life agents sighted the submarines one on Aug 28 and the other on Sept 12 Donald Cross field and wildlife gether in a common affirmation of aith and a common supplication to he one God that all profess I have asked them to join in one common ct which will affirm those religious ind moral principles on which all gree White House sources said Mr Turn to Page 2 Number 9 Today5s Chuckle Time was when a fooland his gold were soon parted Today It happens to everyone service field agent was revealed to have told a joint ArmyNavyAir force investigating board last eak that he saw a submarine of the German snorkletype surface off Dtck Arm at 2 p m Aug 28 Dick Arm is on the tip of the Kenai peninsula southwest of Anchorage Cross told the board he got into his small boat and paddled away from the area He said he was close enough to the sub to hear the sound of its Diesel engines and the pe culiar suctionsound of its snorkel apparatus The second sub report came from Tom Costello fisheries biologist who said he saw what looked like a submarine while flying from El gin Island in Cook Inlet to Anchor age at p m Sept 12 We were flying at about 1500 feet and were about 20 miles away from Kalgin Island when I it Costello said It was a long cigar shaped object and my first Impres sion was that it was a sub It was standing stiJL In Amusements Babson 13 Marriage Lie 8 6 Movie Clock 13 Bedtime Story 7 Patterns Birthdays 3 Pearson C Brown 6 Radio Chestcrgrams 11 SporU 12 Churches 4 Television Comics M Times Cross Pnzzlc 5 Tucker 14 Horoscope 7 Word In Service 8 ChwUr 8 ff
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