Chester Times (Newspaper) - April 3, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania
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BEER AND SUNDAY SPORTS BILLS UP IN LEGISLATURE
Battle Lines Form as Assemblymen Gather for Tonight's Session
Turner Economic Measures Arouse Pinchot’s Interest
HARRISBURG. Pa, April 3—(UP) —The battle lines, forming for 14 weeks, drew up today in martial array for the state legislature’s most decisive week, when controversies over beer and Sunday baseball, economies and expenditures, and age pensions are to be settled.
The first decision the lawmakers will be called upon to make will be on the Turner economy plan.
Rep. Ellwood J. Tinder, Delaware county, who developed House bill No. 22. claims “chaos will follow" unless the measure is passed to save $11.-000.000 in expenses in the next two years.
Governor Gifford Pinchot, aroused as rarely before, sees in the bill savings of less than $1,000,000 and an attempt to strip him of his powers.
The measure amends the administrative code and changes the personnel of the executive board to include major elected officials instead of cabinet heads named by the governor. It is the special order of business on final passage at 9.30 o'clock tonight in the House. Hardly will the echoes from that fight have subsided when the House will be stirred again by final action on two other controversial matters, the Sowers-Conner beer bill which Pinchot says lie will veto and the age pension amendments which the regular Republican organisation is opposing.
Into the storm created by these battles, the House Appropriations Committee expects to throw the general appropriation bill, reducing expenditures from the governor’s budget figure of $158,000,000 to approximately $12,000,000 less. A special committee meeting was called before the session to complete the bill which, according to present plans, would be made a special order for passage Tuesday.
In the Senate, the McClure utility
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BURGLARS ACTIVE IN WEST KND STORES
Cash registers, a safe, a radio set j and a coin vending machine were i among the loot of burglars who | “worked” the western section of the j city during the week-end.
The safe and a cash register were taken from a chain store at Ninth street and Highland avenue, but both ' articles were later found on a lot near the Clayton public school, both having been broken open and the contents stolen. What they contained police were unable to state. | but. it is believed little cash was taken. J
This morning a store at Third and Townsend streets, conducted by a man named Creegan. was broken ; into, the robbers stealing the cash register, radio set. vending machine, j a quantity of cigarettes and two clocks. The cash register was found on the street, near the store, it being smashed in hundreds of pieces.
Another robbery was reported by Howard Kidel. 415 East Ninth street, who said a garage he owns on Congress avenue was broken Into and three boxes of china dishes taken.
Thieves also operated alone Commission Row. ' l eaking entrance to the store of R. P. Talley Ar Co The only thing taken here was a crate of eggs.
Police Superintendent Deayenport is making a complete check on the number of unsolved robberies in this city in recent months with the idea in mind of making certain changes to correct conditions.
COUNTY MAN HURT IN DELR.R.WRECK; SWITCH OPENED
J. I. McCarthy, Norwood, Aition^ Those Taken to Hospital; 2 Killed
IN BROADWAY’S SPOTLIGHT!
NE Y. turned
Crack Norfolk to Express Overin Field
PINCHOT OPPOSES MORE COAL TAXES
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3—(UP) —-Legislative plans to impose further taxes on the Pennsylvania coal industry will be opposed by Governor Pinchot, he said today.
Referring directly to the House bill seeking a levy of three mills a ton on coal, the Governor said that "this is no time to burden the coal industry with new taxes.”
The measure, sponsored bv Reps Sterling, Flynn, McClure and Steedle, proposes authorizing the Department of Mines to levy the tax to make the department self-supporting.
LINDSAY AND HULL DISCUSS WAR DEBTS
WASHINGTON, April 3-<UP> — Sir Ronald Lindsay. British ambassador, held another conference with Secretary of State Hull today on war debt and economic conference problems.
Sitting in with them were Herbert Feis, state department economist adviser. and T K Bowiev, British treasury expert.
HAMED ENVOY TO SPAIN
WASHINGTON. April 3-(UP)-~ President Roosevelt today appointed Claude O Bowers, New York, ambassador to Spain, subject to Senate confirmation He also nominated Sumner Welles, of Maryland, for assistant secretary of state.
Hard limes have caught up with Alice Joyce (above), one-time film star. She has just filed a petition of voluntary bankruptcy in the Federal Court at ( arson City, Nev., listing S24.75 as assets. Liabilities of nearly S50.000 were listed, of which $29,000 represent notes she endorsed for others. Miss Joyce was divorced in Reno, in January, from James Regan, Jr., New York hotel man.
MAN IS KILLED; FAMILY INJURED
Victim ( rushed to Death W hen Tinned Ender Car at Highland Park
One man was killed, his wife and two small children were critically hurt and several other persons sustained minor injuries in a series of automobile accidents in this county yesterday.
The man killed was James McGrat-ten, 31, of 6226 Lindberg Boulevard, Philadelphia. He was pinned beneath a small coupe, in which he had been a passenger when it overturned three times on the interurban tracks on the West Chester pike at Highland Park.
His wife, Eileen, 28, suffered internal injuries and cuts; his children. James, Jr., has a possible fracture of the skull, cuts and bruises, and Daniel, 3 months old, who was held in the mother’s lap. escaped with cuts and bruises. Others injured in this accident were: John Laverty. 21, who lived with the McGattens, driver of the car; cuts and bruises, and Michael Switz, 28. of the same address, cuts and bruises.
Laverty told police he was crowded off the road by a machine traveling in the opposite direction When he straddled the car tracks a front tire blew out and the small machine I started over on its side. McGratten , and his family were riding in the rumble seat of the small car, all being throw’n clear of the automobile except the father, who was pinned under the vehicle. The others were removed to the Delaware County Hospital.
Robert Doaks, 416 East Baltimore avenue, was seriously injured when struck by an automobile while walking across the Governor Printz bridge, over Ridley River, at Providence road, Saturday afternoon. The car was driven by Thomas M. Griggs, of Gibbstown, N J , who removed the victim to the Chester Hospital. Doaks was found to be suffering from head cuts and lacerations of the face and ears Griggs was arrested by State Highway Patrolman Westnock.
RESIGNS R. F, C. POST
WASHINGTON. April 3 -(INS) — Gardner Cowles, Sr., publisher, of Des Moines, today announced his resignation a,; a director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. The resignation becomes effective April 8
U. S. TREASURY BALANCE
WASHINGTON, April 3 (INS) Treasury balance as of March 31, $492.926 476.44; expenditures. $6,826,-138 90; customs receipts. S17.444,013.24
JEWISH BOYCOTT IN (JERMANY ENDS
DOVER, Del, April 3—Murder rode the pilot of "The Cavalier," the Penn-! Sylvania Railroad s crack Norfolk-to-New York express as the loco-( motive and its 12 steel coaches raced ! northward through the fiat fruit-lands of Delaware early yesterday
Murder struck at about 3:12 a. rn.. as the locomotive, roaring along at a 50-mile clip ripped through a criminally-opened switch, left the ’-ails, plowed into the soft earth of the track side and came to rest, screaming like a thing in pain.
Two enginemen died in the shattered wreckage of the cab. and 13 passengers, all dozing in the day coaches immediately behind the tender, were injured. Five of them are Philadelphians.
The dead were:
C. A Burkhard. engineer, 605 Harrington street. Wilmington. Del.
E, I. Paulson, fireman, Delmar ! Del., both were scalded to death and pinned in their wrecked locomotive cab.
Among the injured was J. J. McCarthy. 27. 233 West Ridley avenue. Norwood, Pa., cuts; taken to Kent Hospital.
All members of the Boston Red Sox baseball team were asleep in the Pullmans attached to the rear of the train, and all escaped serious injury.
Heedless of cinder cuts, the ball players piled out into the mild morning in bare feet and pajamas and did yeoman work in checking over the passenger list of more than IOO until they were relieved by local authorities, railroad officials and Delaware I state police under the command of Captain Henry C. Ray, from Wilmington headquarters
Railroad officials at the scene charged that "incomplete investigation" disclosed that the switch leading from the southbound track on which the express was traveling in order to skill a standing freight, to the nearby warehouse of the Wyoming Ice and Cold Storage Company, had been opened by some one other than an employe of the railroad.
Later, a statement was issued from railroad general offices at Broad Street Station, in Philadelphia, positively stating that the switch had been tampered with.
Philadelphia legislators are called upon by J. Horton Weeks to defeat the Williamson bill, which he contends would cause Philadelphia to lose millions needed for streets.
The bill, introduced by Senator Williamson, is now before the Senate Committee on Appropriation', at Harrisburg, and would divert $30.-000,000 from the state motor fund for the next biennium.
The money would be divided among cities, boroughs and townships for use on roads largely local in character. Mr. Weeks, president of the Keystone Automobile Club, says it is certain that Governor Pinchot will veto the bill if passed.
‘As the effect of the enactment of such a measure would be to impair and almost paralyze the work of construction, reconstruction,” said Mr. Weeks, “replacement and maintenance of the state's major system of 13,000 miles and its rural road system of 20,000 miles.”
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BERLIN. April 3—(INS) —Its “face” washed free of the black and yellow signs that heralded the one-day Nazi boycott against Jewish economic life. Berlin presented a normal appearance today, except for excited crowds watching the pfiect of th'' campaign on German trade.
The painted placards emblazoned with slogans like “strictly kosher," and “attention! Jew!" were removed and in all but a few districts the cfi«v looked as if nothing out of the ordinary had occurred.
Although the boveott was officially and definitely ended, at least until Wednesday when there is remote possibility of its renewal, crowds gathered in the streets of the shopping districts, watching with interest to see whether buyers continued to shun Jewish stores.
No disorders were reported from any quarters, and it appeared the excitement was mainly over It was believed unlikely there would be any : renewal of the boycott against the Jews, although in some circles the
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THIEVES MAKE GOOD HAI L
Thieves broke into the home of J Newton Pew. of I.apidea Manor. Nether Providence township, Saturday night, and stole clothing and jewelry valued at more than SI .CKX) dollars The robbery wras discovered by members of the family when they returned home about midnight. Both the state and Media police were notified.
LENTEN SERVI! E SPEAKER
Stewart G Cole, professor of religious education at Crozer Theological Seminary, will be the guest speaker at the final Thursday noon l enten services in the lobby of the Y. W. C. A building. Seventh and Sproul streets. Arrangements will be made to have special music for the services, which are conducted each week by the general education committee.
PASTORS PLAN FOR CONFERENCE
Sessions W ill Be Held al C rozer Seminary Latter Tart of This Month
The fourth annual conference for pastors will be held April 24-27, at Crozer Theological Seminary Previous meetings have been successful and have been attended by consul r-ebK* numbers of pastors. There will be a registration foe of a dollar, but lodgings and means will be furnished without cost to those who attend Guests are experted to arrive before supper on Monday night and remain through lunch on Thursday
The program will be as follows, the Old and New Testament departments this year bearing the major load, though the others will co-operate
Monday, April 24 —5.30- Fellowship dinner Words of Greeting. President Evans; 7.30 Use of Art in the Church —■illustrated. Prof W R. McNutt.
Tuesday 8 00- St. Paul in Practical Problems. Prof. M. S Enslin; 9 00 Idea of God in Old Testament. Prof I G. Matthew'.. 10.00—Regular clat..es
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INCIPIENT BLAZE IN WEST END HOME
Flames shooting high above the burner of a kerosene stove in a dwelling in the 1500 block James street, near sixth street and Central avenue ignited towels and other cloths that were hanging on a drving-rack above the stove. Saturday night.
The resulting incipient blaze was extinguished by the chemical crew of the Felton Fire Company. No 3. of the city department, which had responded to a local alarm
RAMSEY BOND HEARING ODENS
Surety Company Seeking Jury Trial for Disputed Payments
Hearing on thp petition of the /'merlon Surety Company to open judgment on the bond of William T. tvaiiisey, former collector of county taxes in the city of Chester, who is serving time in the penitentiary for | embezzlement of county funds, opened at Media this morning w’ith Judges W. Roger Fronefleld, John M. Broomall and Albert Dutton Mac-Dade presiding.
Participating in the proceedings were E. Wallace Chadwick, counsel for the surety company, and Albert J. Williams, county solicitor. It was evident that the surety company will seek to have the matter tried by Jury, Following preliminaries, Attorney Chadwick made reference to n letter signed by Hugh B, Hayes, county
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BICYCLE Kl DINU UEC Kl ITS INCREASE
Bicycle ridini the women of tens are being wheels while and see if the exer i>< Even recruits to ‘hi* the streets of
E is being revived by Swarthmore. Daugh-asked to loan their he mothers practice enjoy that form of spring-like day new revival are seen on the borough.
Lindberghs Give Up Home at Hopewell; Mag Live Abroad
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J. by International The big white house carles A. Lindbergh iiV iii Hopewell, N J., led for good. are has been moved cled lawn never to make a grassy ndbergh children. pair whose firstborn im that house and
murdered have derided at last that they cannot go back This was learned today from a close friend of thp family following a report that Mrs. Audrey H. Morgan,
sister of Anne Lindbergh, was looking for a house for the Lindberghs in South Wales.
“The Lindberghs are not going to leave the country.” said the friend.
I believe they will stay right where they are in Mrs Lindbergh's mother's home here. They have their own wing of the house and are very comfortable. It seems to be the place for them,
“If they were going back to Hopewell, they would have gone bv spring. I think they have given up tile idea of returning to the place They never
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BRITAIN PONDERS STERN ACTIONS AGAINST SOVIET
May Reach Diplomatic Break (her Arrests of Subjects
NEW POLICE OFFICIAL
Moscow Sax s Must Stand Sabotage
F ii pincers Trial for
Eva Le Gallienne, the founder, director, producer and actress of tile Civic Repertory Theatre, has been coming in for a lot of attention lately. This is in spite ct tile fart that .Miss I va I e Galle line temporarily has abandoned lier repertory plan, together with her Fourteenth street theatre, in New York, and has moved to Broadway ss it ti a brace of pet attractions and a grim determination to make money.
WALKER, BETTY, SIGN DOCUMENTS
Former Mayor and Friend Visit Mayor’s Office in Cannes, France
CANNES, April 3 (INS) Former Mayor James J. Walker of New York,
whose wife recently obtained a decree of divorce at Miami with Miss Betty Compton, musical comedy actress, visited the major s office here this afternoon and signed numerous documents.
Despite the fart that Miss Compton Indignantly denied this morning that the couple contemplated marralge this afternoon, it was reported that the documents had to do with marriage formalities.
Walker and Miss Compton arrived ai the mayor's office in the company of Alfred Sharon, an American lawyer.
A few minutes later, the International News Si rvice correspondent entered the office.
“Whats going on here?” he asked.
“I'm not getting married today, anyhow," Walker answered.
The jaunty ex-mayor, dapperly dressed as usual, and his attractive companion reached the office at 4 45 j) rn, (French Time)
They found the mayor and his first, assistant away, so they had to deal with the second assistant in signing the documents.
Inquiry by International News
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LONDON, April 3 (UP) Sweeping trade reprisals against Russia, including possibly a total embargo on imports into Britain, were proposed by Prime Minister J Ramsay MacDonald today.
After summoning the British ambassador home from Moscow for consultation, the government decided on this further drastic .step in protest against the arrest and impending trial of six British subjects in Moscow on charges of sabotage.
In announcing his decision to the House of Commons, MacDonald said I he would present an enabling act governing Soviet imports tomorrow and that it was proposed to rush die bill through all stages Wednesday. Britain has already suspended negotiations for a new trade treaty when die present one expires Easter Mon-! day, so that the prospects of any trade between the two powers after I that day appeared remote, unless die Soviets should about-fare and call off j the trial.
Indicating his view of the gravity of the situation. MacDonald said of the proposed bill that the government would press for "passage into law at the earliest possible moment."
Regarding die charges against the arrested Britishers, employes of the Metropolitan-Vickers Fleet i leal Company, MacDonald said it would not be in their best interests to make a statement at the moment.
An Anglo-Soviet trade war appeared inevitable after MacDonald’s announcement. The Soviet embassy told the United Press that lf passage of the enabling act results in an embargo. Moscow will cense making purchases sn Britain.
“Adoption of die enabling act certainly will not prevent trial of
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ALL PROPERTIES HERE ASSESSED
City Assessor Hughes Offers Statement Concerning Recent Assertion
City Assessor Albert ll. Hughes today made a statement to clarify a misunderstood statement, made by ; James J. Skelly, of Media, chairman I of the Board of Assessment and Revision of Taxes, in an address be- : fore the board of directors of the Del- I aware County Chamber of Commerce, j I last Friday.
During his address Mr Bkelly declared: "... right here in the City of Chester, $90.(KH) of unassessed real estate has been uncovered.”
The speaker was explaining tile work of the board of which he is chairman. Many person.*, who read : the speech in die Chester Times, were of th** opinion that certain propel ties m this city were never assessed and some even expressed the opinion I im t certain favored ones were being catered to by the officials.
“Chester has had the block system since 1921, when the registry of deeds wtuv established in this city.” declared I Mr. Hughes today. Every property owner since then has paid city and school taxi ’ but if certain ones did not pay county taxes, it. was the fault of the ward assessors, who w'rre formerly elected by the people and had nothing to do with city and school taxes,
Of course. I realize t.l at Mr. Bkelly made reference to only county taxes, but so many mislnterpeted the article, as it appeared in the Times, that I want to have their statement made clear,” concluded Assessor Hughes.
D AMATO INQUEST T IM F ANNOUNCED
Inquests into the deaths of Pasqual D Amato, 315 Kcrlin street, and James B Jacobs, Negro, of West Ninth street, will be held in the undertaking parlors of E. F. White. Third and Norris streets, at I p rn , Wednesday.
D Amato was slain by gangster gunmen at Third and Kerlin streets, last Monday night. No trace of the slavers has yet been found Jacobs died in Hie Chester Hospital last Thursday, as Hie result of a stab wound in the back George Bailey, Negro, is under arrest, charged with the murder of Jacobs.
ROOSEVELT ASKS LOR LAW TO EASE FARM MORTGAGES
Sends Message to Congress, Fulfilling Campaign Fledge
Seeks an End ened lx>ss of ists’ Homes
.I.imrs II liravenport, former chief of police, on Saturday began his duties as superintendent of the ( bester police department, a new post created by council.
INJURIES FATAL TO HARRY (THTI)
Runs Down Bank and in Front of Auto Driven by Chester .Motorist
Darting out into Main street in front of itll automobile, John Williamson, six-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Williamson, of 324 Darby terrace, Darby, was run down by the vehicle and fatally injured late Saturday afternoon. The child .succumbed to hts injuries early yesterday morning in Mercy Hospital, Fiftieth .street and Woodland avenue, west Philadelphia.
'Hic fatal accident occurred on Main .street near Seventh The driver of the car, a coupe, which caused the child’s death, was Martin Hoffman, 23 years old. of 1124 Madison street. tills city, and traveling east on Main street
Hoffman was arrested by Patrolman Lee Dibelrr, of the Darby police force, and when arraigned for hearing Saturday night before Magistrate Harry Schuyler, la* said that he did see the child and did not know that the boy had been struck until Mise Josephine TJrystle, 352 Sixth street. Upland, wTio with her mother were passengers in Hoffman's car, screamed
Miss Cryptic testified that she saw the boy who was playing with another boy, run down a high embankment on Main street, stop at the curb and then run out Into the street, bumping into a front wheel of the car.
Magistrate Schuyler released Hoff- * man In $1(100 ball tor further hear-| big, to awalt the outcome of the lads J injuries, the bondsman arranging for his surrender, in the event of Hie boy’s death.
WOMAN IS INU RED WHEN ( ARS COLLIDE
WASHINGTON. April 3—(UP) — President Roosevelt in a special message to Congress today appealed for legislation which would case the mortgage burden of the American farmer.
The President announced that additional legislation would be proposed for the benefit of the small home owners of the nation.
In his message. Mr. Roosevelt announced that he soon would ask Concn*; s for legislation “enabling us to initiate practical reciprocal agreements to break through barriers and establish foreign ket.s for farm and industrial nets.”
Reciprocal tariff agreements formed a put of the Democratic campaign
Mi Roosevelt' described present fat rn mortgage interest rates as in many instances “so unconscionably high as to be contrary to a sound public policy.”
A temporary readjustment of amor-I Cation “to give sufficient time to farmers to restore to them the hope of ultimate free ownership of their own land" also was proposed as a part ol the administration's broad i farm relief program, j “I seek,” the President said, “an ; end to the threatened loss of homes Darby. ( and productive rapacity now faced by hundreds of thousands of American farm families.”
The message was President Roosevelt eighth since the .special session of Congress convened less than a month ago.
The credit bill, received by the committee in advance of the expected presidential message recommending It, provides for issuance of a $2,000,-000.000 federal land bond issue for re-scaling mortgages over a long period and at reduced interest rates.
The text of the message is as follows :
A woman suffered outs and contusions of the face and forehead, and two automobiles were damaged in a collision on West Chester pike near Newtown .Square shortly after ll o’clock last night.
The Impact of tile head-on collision caused one of the cars to turn completely around and block traffic on the West Chester branch of the Philadelphia Ar Western Railway, while the other cur blocked the highway for more than a half hour.
Mrs. Margaret Burke, wife of the driver of one of the cars, James Burke, of 5442 Ridge avenue, Philadelphia, was taken to the Delaware County Hospital, where her injuries were given treatment.
D Hunter Lewis, driver of the j other vehicle, escaped in Juries Both cars were removed from the seen** of Hie accident to a nearby garage for repairs.
TO THE CONGRESS:
As an integral part of the broad plan to end tile forced liquidation of property, to increase purchasing I power and to broaden the credit J structure for the benefit of both the producing and consuming elements in our population, I ask the Congress for specific legislation relating to tile mortgages and other forms of j indebtedness of the farmer* of the nation. That many thousands of j farmers in all parts of the country are unable to meet indebtedness incurred when their crop prices had a
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FA IR WEATHER TODAY COOLER TOMORROW
Fair is the forecast for today and tomorrow in Eastern Pennsylvania, New -bu ry, Delaware and Maryland. It will be somewhat cooler today.
The highest temperature here yesterday was 66 degrees at I 30 p. rn., and the lowest was 55 at 6 a. rn , with an average of 60. or thirteen degrees above normal The highest temperature ever recorded here on April 2 was 78. m 1882, and the lowest was 25, in 1^19.
Sunrise today was at 5:41 a, rn., and ‘.unset will be at 6 27 p. rn.. Eastern Blanda rd time.
I opicsof Times
HOW I1 SLASH WILL ACT
$400,000,DOD Cut Ordered by Roosevelt; Some Widows Not Affected
HERE’S A CHECK THAT’LL MAKE YOU BLINK!
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AGENT FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
FOURTEEN MILLION THREE HUNDRED NINETY FOUR THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED NINETY EIGHT AND 88fc
WASHINGTON, April 3 In brief. the major clauses of the Roosevelt order reducing benefits to veterans of the World War. Spanish-American War Philippine Insurrection and Boxer Rebellion by $400,000,000 a year provides:
Pensions to veterans totally or partially disabled by disease or Injury incurred or aggravated in line of duty in active scrive* are reduced 20
One of the largest, lf not the largest, * heck ever drawn Is this one for $14,394,698 X8, representing the In-heritanre tax on the $115,000.(8)0 estate of the late Dr. John I. Dorrancr, soup magnate. It was paid to state authorities at Harrisburg. Mr. Hill, the register of wills for this county, will get a fee of $38,400 for his part In the proceeding*. It was his original ac tion that resulted in a decision Mr. Dorrame’s residence was in this county.
Payments of $20 a month are j thorlzed for non-service-connt disability when total and permanent j and not due to personal misconduct, .also $6 a month to all Spanish-American War veterans over 62 years old
I Approximately 406,000 who have ; been receiving compensation for partial non-service-connected disability are dropped from the rolls Pensions to widows, children and dependent parents of World War veterans who died from disease or I injuries incurred or aggravated in line of duty in active service continue unchanged. No pensions for dependents of those who died of non-service-connected disabilities in World War AU pensions of widows and chil-
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Judge complains that many of our modern novels are an incentive to violent, crime. Maybe that’s why many of our novelists live abroad.
Milliners will go back to the gay 90s for summer styles. It is the latest of many attempts to liven up I the sour 30’s.
Canadian law limits advertising
time in broadcasting to 5 per cent. of totul time. And less than one per cent of the lusteners-in know what j it’s all about.
Tile “new deal" administration sucre* ded in closing the banks for a week. If they could only succeed in (-lasing the speakeasies overnight!
Several Hollywood producers have stopped production of talking ptc-tun . because of lack of funds. Just
another indication, perhaps, of the .shortage of sound money.
Burglars broke into an Eleventh ward chain store the other night and stole a “dummy safe.” That's something to make 'em talk, since
they broke it open.
A lemon 18 inches in circumference has been grown in a Nebraska greenhouse. That being enough to make lemonade for a circus crowd
Our new police superintendent was working at 2 a. rn. yesterday. When you find any cop rn Chester working at that hour it's worth publication.
Hank Gowdy tells us the new infantry drill proposed for the army can bt' learned in 4 hours. Thus a company recruited at noon can b*
groomed for the news reel debut before sundown.
J lie Weather
WASHINGTON, \pril 3—Weather f arecas I—Eastern Pennsylvaniat
Cloudy with probably rain tonight, I’uetdav fair wilh little change in tem perature.
Western Pennsylvania; Cloudy with light rain tonight; Tuesday mostly fair except possibly light rain near the lakes; little change in temperature.
TODAYS TFM PLK ATI RES
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8 a. rn.......58 i p. rn. 62
9 a rn....... 56 2 p. rn.......C3
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