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Chester Times (Newspaper) - August 19, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania FINAL EDITIM With All Utett Newt of the Dmy 57TH 17675 Dally Leased Wire Reports of Unltetl International News Service INS CHESTER PA SATURDAY AUGUST 10 1933 EIGHTEEN PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS CUBAN PATRIOTS BODIES FOUND HAVANA STIRRED Dug From Secret Grave yard of Machado Police in Fortress Stables Skulls Cracked Indicating Torture Vengeance Vowed DADS LEADING LADY HAVANA Aug was aroused to vengeful anger today by the discovery of bodies of four Cuban patriots in a secret graveyard of the Machado police under the etables of historic Atares Fortress The skulls of some of the victims xvere cracked which was said to indi cate they died under torture Soldiers students and members of the ABC Secret Revolutionary So ciety dug about the castle today for more bodies confident of finding ad ditional evidence of the methods of the Machadista police and secret service One of the bodies was that of a student Felix Ernesto Alpizar it was taken at once to the National Uni versity and placed in state As news of the find spread crowds vowing vengence on former President Gcrardo Machado moved to the university and filed past the body A commission of students asked British Minister Watson Clark to view the bodies and report to his govern niont In order to strengthen a possible future demand for extradl lion of President Gcrardo Machado and Captain Manuel Crespo com mander of the Fortress and com mander of the Machadista Presiden tial Guard Machado fled together by airplane to the British Port of Nassau in the Bahamas Discovery of the bodies by a search party last night coincided with a late cabinet meeting at which upon mo tion of Minister of Justice Carlod Saladrigas it was agreed that special judges would be appointed to In vestigate derelictions of officials of the Machado regime In the popular excitement that unearthing of the patriots bodies no attention was paid to the arrest of Machados Minister of In terior Octavio Zubizarreta and his i son They asked the army for per mission to leave the country In stead they were incarcerated to the principle fortress Last night after hours of search came word that four bodies had been STEEL INDUSTRY SIGNS CODE HELD NIGHT DEBATE Agreement Reached After Roosevelt Wields the Iron Fist AIRCRAFT CARRIERS WILL TOUR GLOBE COURT WILL FIX HEAVY BAIL IN STABBING CASE Kddystonc Hotel Owner Jailed as Assailant of Former Partner Magnates in Session Until Early Morning See Oil Coal Yielding WASHINGTON Aug deadlock keeping the great oil coal and steel industries out of the na tional recovery ranks wns broken by administration pressure today when agreement was reached on a steel code Officials were confident smashim of the steel blockade foreshadowed early action to put trie other indus tries under recovery codes General Hugh S Johnson NRA ad ministrator drove the bargain of steel fit protracted conferences with magnates that lasted much of the night Johnson hoped to place the forma code before President Roosevelt be fore he leaves for his home at Hyde Park NY tonight forecast bvJohnsons irmrmnrnmpni are Ihethree Unifeil Stales Navy airplane oarrbrs which will part In lie roumlUiruorld criitsr IV141IUL111VI IIHJI 1 I II IJ t 1I Latter Reported to ta in Dying Condition in Local Hospital 11 REPUBLICANS REMAIN IN RACE FOR SHERIFF POST Withdrawal of T W Trainer for Shrievalty Nomination Surprise Next Tuesday is Deadline for the Withdrawing of Petitions HubMs corpus proceedings will be With the petitions of eleven men instituted to gain lie release of James tot the i Republican nomination for M Woolford 65 Eddyslone icul Having won success in the movies on her merits as Mary Howard the charming daughter of Will Kogcrs cowboy comedian has a surprise in store for dad She has been jjlvcit a lest with a view to giving her the role of leading lady in a forthcom ing production in which Will is the star FIVE YOUTHFUL ROBBERS ADMIT GUILT JAILED HeldUp and Relieved Oc cupants of Parked Autos of Their Valuables Continued on Last Page MOTOR REGULATIONS ARE BEING ENFORCED Enforcement programs are being put into effect by the authorities in numerous cities and towns in New Jersey and Pennsylvania according to warning issued to motorists this week bv the Keystone Automobile Club It Is well for motorists to observe safely regulations in all communi ties said Howard J Gallagher man ager of the Delaware County Divii sion of the club and thus avoid trouble in places where the enforce ment has become stringent In various towns particular em phasis is being placed on reducing the speed of motor vehicles While motorists are not held strictly to the 20mile speed limit they are ex pected to show consideration for townsfolk by driving with care and at a speed considerably under the Pleas for Leniency Made that the President already had ap proved the agreement made with the steel men The agreement was for a 90day trial of a code regulating hours and wages of 400000 workers with the NRA having a voice in ad mlnLstraJion of the trial code Success in forcing the steel indus try into an agreement was regarded as a signal victory for the Roosevelt administration In the steel more than in any other industry the Presidents re covery policies came into direct con flict with the nations great financial powers including the House of Mor gan Events leading up to the agreement were fastmoving Johnson turned from oil conferences to a brief meet ing with steel leaders Including such personages as W A Irwin presi dent of the Morganbacked United States Steel Corp former Governor Nathan Miller of New York his counsel Eugene G Grace chairman of the board of Bethlehem Steel Corp and chairmen and presidents of other companies Johnson faced them early yesterday afternoon Excited talk emanated from the conference room Al after neon and far into the evening the Continued on Last plans for iibicli were recently revealed in Washington Upper is nn unusual view of of Hie In center is Ihe Saratoga with a brood of eagles rousing in lier ileck und at li olio in the KuiiRcr which Is rx iwcled lo be completed ibis fall Ilie proposed ri nisiwould Involve stops al iifarly 101 rllics where arrUl maneuvers would be undertaken This would be the first lime sinci the regime of Hie tlist IresiUcnt dial an American naval stiiiilrnn would make such a hip estate operator and hotel proprietor now In the county jnil al Media charged wilh stubbing his partner In a taproom venture The victim of the iissaull Elmer Irwln 10 of 30 West ChcHon road ParJtslde Is In K dylns condition In the Chester Hospital suffering from slab wounds of the lung chest and throat The Injuries were Indicted with a pair of barbers scissors allegedly used by Woolford on Thurs day In Hie lobby of the Tourist Hotel Simpson street Kddvstone owned lv Wllnlfnivl sheriff still In the files of the county commissioners there Is much of con jecture as to the outcome coming primary election T Woodward Trainer of Uiis city chmflcd the situation considerably when he announced his withdrawal on Thursday Mr Trainer who many believed would have had a good chance to capture the nomination strongly endorsed Major General G Price Jr also of this William STAFF MEMBERS OF WOMENS NRA DIVISION NAMED Mrs John J H Phillips General of County Unit Assured Support ThreeMinute Speakers to Explain Details ami Pur poses of Recovery Act by Attorneys Meet With ARRESTONE IN Mrs John J H Phillips of Lans downe General of the Womans Di vision for the National Recovery Cam in Delaware County has an nounced today of her I staff Mrsi Phillips has secured the 20 More Subpenas Being Served Here Armed willi 20 niw sulrpcnas Federal nfjiuls runic lixliiy to Del aware county In summon ncUll tional witnesses before the Craml Jury which lias already indicted persons in a liquor conspiracy The additional submenus liriiig he total issued since tbc probe begun lo 400 PLEA FOR RELEASE DENIED OT COURT Chester Man Convicted of Arson Charge to Under go Sanity Test MANUFACTURING PERMIT REFUSED LOCALJJREWERY Application Was Made by Straw Man According to Federal Official Thousands of Dollars Have Been Expended in New Equipment for Plant Woolford WHS committed to the county jail without bullfollowing a hemInn before Magistrate Patrick Itocketl of Kddystone yesterday His attorney John K McDonough ap peared bilore Judges Hroomnll and MnrOndc late yesterduy and de dnrod his intentions of instituting thc proceedings lo gain Woolfords freedom on bull We may release him but we will not accept less tluui ball Judge Hroomatl siild And If the victim of the assault dies we will not Brant ball In any amount Assistant District Attorney Wllllnm R Toal rcprfscnting the Commonwealth agreed with the court H was Indicated that the habeas corpus henrliiK will be held nt 10 oclock Tuesday morning before Judge MncUndc County Detective Rae M Knplnn spent several hours In the hotel yes terday conducting his Invistigalion Knplnn stated lust night that Irwln Is In a critical condition and snld Ihnl if he died the Commonwealth would seek a conviction of ftrst deyiee murder Kaplan and two city In liis withdrawal announce ment The cnndlddcy of General Pries continues lo loom large In Ihe minds of many political observers James A Shropshire of this citv and Evans Harvey of township are prominent candidates Mr Harvey Is former recorder of deeds and al present amember of county board of Prison inspectors Jftmes At Hamilton former com missioner and a leader in the ranks of the Independents crossed tho carefully planned slute of the fol lowers of George W1 Allen also former commissioner Hamilton was isled for thc office ofprothonotary but liis petitions were filed for both sheriff and county controller If Hamilton remains in the shrievalty contest he will oppose Ma jor John Henry Pay Of Ycadon who wns thc selection of the Allen group ImcCMCfl5lBRuleVbyMaJOrGCnerai U Hamilton should withdraw from he race for shcrlfT and remain in the contest for controller he will personally oppose Allen who has filed Continued on Refusal by Court i In a courtroom packed with par ents brothers sisters and friends Judges John M Brbomall and Albert Dutton MacDade yesterday afternoon refused strong pleas to place five Newtown township youths on proba tion All five pleaded guilty to liav ing some part in a scries of stick ups of couples In parked automo biles Lawrence T March 19 was sen tenced to the Eastern Penitentiary for a term of three to 10 years plus a fine of and costs The Court singled him out as the leader of the quintet Earl Watson Richard Carson and William C Carbley each 18 years old were sent to the State Reformatory at Huntingdon for indeterminate terms and Harry Lawton 17 was committed Lo the Glen Mills School GANG FOR KIDNAPING CHICAGO ture of ArthurI Reese38an alleged member of the Touhy gang of des peradoes today marked the federal investigation of the kidnaping of Wil liam Hamm Jr wealthy Si Paul brewer Reese wanted for questioning in the Ham in kidnaping was arrested at LaSalle III by Sheriff EJ Welter In the prisoners possession author ities found in cash J700 of which was in bills Federal operatives today were checking the markings on these bills with the ran som money paid for Hamms release Police found seven weapons includ ing several rifles and a shotgun in the suspects automobile 40mile maximum for open road driving Other enforcement activities are j resident of Larchmonu centered about Thru Stop streets An unusually earnest and roads Many accidents have been due to failure of drivers lo stop be fore entering main highways and this respect All of the youths lived at Newtown square except Carbley who is a plea for parole was made by Attorney William C Alexander representing Watson and Carson The judgment of the PARTNERS AT OODS E Harry HofTecker 69 partner in a nursery at State road and Lans downe avenue Highland Park was held in bail yesterday for a further hearing Monday He was charged by his partner with fraudu lent conversion The partner Mrs Sally F Lanny widow 6034 Chestnut street testified j WVUV L ufc inu 1UUW Ul IPS til lit StrPPi t ifinr police activity in thta respect is court can make or wreck these lives she invested S1900 in the concern turned to insure safety of heavily he said These boys have learned when she entered it a few month traveled roads their lesson and should be paroled in aeo but L i BRITISH SILVER REACHES AMERICA SAN FRANCISCO Aug loaded with silver ingots have been passing on Mission street daily for two weeks but theres no crowd around as the fortune passes by only a fewpersons and a single po iceman The silver is being transferred to the United States mint It is a portion of a payment by Great Britain on its war debt and came from India by way of Canada DIE IN CAMF CRASH paroled the care of their parents Mr Alex ander took occasion to rap motion pictures declaring I get disgusted many times when I see a motion pic Continued on Last Page SHOOT EM AT 45 WITNESS SUGGESTS refused to let her share in the management or render an accounting A lunacy commission Is to be ap pointed for James McNicholns of block West Eighth street Kis was sentenced to seHTct from two months to three yearson nn arson chargeby Judge Charles MLCulver atthe last term of crim nal court McNIcholns term expired yester day and when Michael S Repshis attorney made application for his discharge both Judges Broomall and MacDade offeree opposition McNich olas a cripple who cannot walk with out the aid of crutches served time in thc Holmcsburg Prison Philadel phia several years ago for a similar offense We will not release this mini until 1 ils montnl crmrlillnn Imu linnn hULLls The Chester Brewing Company will not be able to do itspart under Ihe NRA because nn applicationto manu facture 32 beer was refused ycstcrdny by Lto A Crossah United States Supervisor of Ihn Industrial Alcohol Bureau The said was Thouins C Berry former iy this city whoin Crosslin termed as straw Continued on Page Officialsdeclared Hint they knew the real owners and named one Zeke Parker a former statepolice man who wns one of the 06 indicted by the Federal Grand Jury in June as owning 60 per cent of the brewery stock Charles A Bodlnc Jersey beer baron wlio Is said lolmvc in terest in breweries in Harrison and Camden N J was also named as a stockholder H was Intimated that Uodinc holds n mortgage on atSecond and his mental condition has been exam ined by competent physiciansand an attorney Judge McDadc said In addition we want Chief Calhuon of the Chester Fire Department pres ent when McNicholns is released There have been too many false fire Continued on Pace The refusal wns a bitter pill for many interested in the plant lo swallow Four months iifjo thousands of dollars were expended on the brewery much of the old equipment Cuiillnued on fasl Page CLOUDY SHOWERS MOUNTA1NPALL KILLS j WEEKEND FORECAST BRITISH TEACHERS BOSTON Aug A bill to shoot men like horses after they reach BENMAMIN THAW 74 DIES PITTSBURGH AugT Benjamin Thaw Sr 74 Pittsburgh banker and philanthropist and a member of one of the citys foremost families died today at his home here Death had been expected for some time Col the Lafayette MRS JOHX i ir cooperation of women leaders In all parts of the county and a strong or ganizatton is the result These leaders to be known as MajorGenerals are as follows Marcus Hook Trainer Upper and Lower Chichestcr MisV Mabel Talley president of thc Marcus Hook Cen tury Club Chester Upland and Eddyslone Miss Jean Peoples president of the Business and Professional Womens Club of Chester Media and Upper Providence Mrs PATROLMAN AND CAR Private AuKUst R Umbrecht of he Penny Hill slatlon Delaware Slate Pol Ice on Tuesday receiveda report from Chester police Ihnl the automobile of J li Barker of 207 Main street Darby hurt been stolen while parked In Chester Yeslcrday Prlviite UmbrecJiI went losee his wife who Is In the West Philadelphia Womens HospHnl On his way from the hospital at 7 oclock yesterday morning he saw an the pike at Norwood which answered the de scription of thccar stolen in Chester A closer examination disclosed that It was the stolen automobile Although In Pennsylvania Private Umbrecht held the mnn behind the wheel and turned him and the automobile over to the Pennsylvania Slate Police at the Ridley Park station The mhri It Is said later confessed to Hie theft of the machine ACCEPTS U S HOME LOAN FOR MORTGAGE Bonds of thf Home Owners Loan Corporation will be accepted by Stale Banking Department In ex change for the mortgages held by closed banks in the state it was an nounced today by Dr William D Gordon xUte secretary of banking Dr Gordon also announced he Is seeking Federal aid topeed liqulda llon of the closed institutions Closed banks li than 128000000 hold in mortgages Dr Gordon said and many of these on properties occupied bythe own ers and hence eligible for exchange Wilh the Home Owners Cor portUlon WORKMANS MISHAP Anthony Guadiello 42 of 233 West Fourth street was painfully burned aboutthe body and arms yesterday afternoon when he was tcalded while working in the rmploy of Vlncenzo de Francesco Uancrch contractor Gaudlello wastaken to the Chester Hospital where he was admitted for treatment DYING WOMAN IS REMARRIED The official forecast for today In ETON England rcnort easlcm Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland Is partly atEAon last cloudy with a likelihood of showers today It will be cooler tonight and partly cloudy tomorrow Thc highest temperature yesterday was 83 degrees nt 6 p m and thc lowest 68 at H a m The average for that four of the school masters had been killed in a mountain climb ing accident in Switzerland The bodies 01 the men who loft here several days ago for a holiday were said to have been found at thu foot of a steep cliff The victims were H E 7Iowson E V Slater E w Powell all housemasters and C R WhiteThomson assistant master and eldest son of thc Bishop of Ely DOLLAR AGAIN WEAKENS LONDON Aug Trie dol OKNIKS ENGAGEMENT REPOBT NASSAU Bahamas Aug a brief interviewwith Interna tional News Anthony J DrcxcL Jr of Philadelphia today tlenlcd reports her son Anthony Drexcl ad was encaged to marry Miss Helen Avis Howard of At lanta Ga the day was VG only one degree Mhcre hn I UI II1lllil J HW tinSl CHICAGO Aug on H hospital bed Rasping with pain Mrs Alice Covclli was remarried yesterday to Ihe man over whom she shot her self Then she died She had been insanely jealous she said over his attentions lo another woman Dnninl Vovdll an attorney rushed to the Marriage License Bureau I want lo remarry Alice he told t j i wtiv IIIYI OLJAtFCi I the chief clerk ft may save her should have little trouble stealing Topics of Times Times are going to play the cops baseball game Wednesday night Prom past reputa tion of cops the newspaper boys life highnr than normal but thc humidity wns 93 per cent 13 per cent and 81 per cent nt the morning noon and night readings Sunrise today wns it 616 a m and sunset will be at 753 p m eastern daylight saving time the age of So was advanced as a cadrille and World War 1 SHIFTING ENGINE DKKAIIKD tcrday when thc pounds closing price presented by ers The speaker LONG BEACH cal Aug 19 board asked be not made public mads J i p ciinnfid n c o Maurer 12was dying today from injuries suffered in an automobiletrain crash that killed his father and mother Mr and Mrs Leon M Maurer who came here from Philadelphia Maurer was driving the automobile U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Aug Treasury balance as of August 17th Internal Revenue custom receipts 71557053 his suggestion as a means of helping Omar Willis of Preston Md was employes in the moulding and granite industries who have been discharged after insurance company doctors had declared them unfit for further em ployment MUST PAY FINE TO GAIN FREEDOM thc victim of a pickpocket early to day while he slept in a truck on Sec ond street near Edzmont avenue The visitor drove here with a load of produce and decided to refresh him I self before starting back home His I wallet was in a hip pocket which I he had buttoned It contained his automobile cards iind Parksidc New Century Club Ji VTiViL j J CO I Aston Concord Bethel Edgenionl xvas Thornbury and Birmingham New town and Middlelown townships Mrs H H Darlington Nether Providence and Rose Valley Mrs A B Geary president oL the As sociated Mothers Assistance Fund Swarthmore Mrs Jesse H Holmes HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY fBT United Former Constable Con victcd in Racket Case Scored by Continued on Pace HIS WIIK CHICAGO Aug wife Alida 27 charged Charles Doebler with be ing tTie champion abscntmindcd hus band In obtaining a divorce decree He even forgot I was his wife and criticised me for trying to flirt with him on the street she added ursd for frcifjht loading had one set of wheels leave Ihe tracks for a distance of about two feet AS the engine was BOlnc nt the time no damage resulted It was soon re placed on the tracks by a crew of yard workers CHESTER TIMES NEWSPAPER BOYS AT WORLDS FAIR AT HAWTHORNE Bright 2 None None 8 None 7 None 8 None SM Substit Hie race Declared off Weather ckar AT CONEY IS I AM Moon The sum of S35 stands between Arthur B Holdcn and freedom Holdcn former Upland constable yesterday completed serving a year for desertion and violating a parole and when arraigned before Judge MacDade to be discharged it was found that he owed a fine of plus J25 unpaid costs in connection with a previous case You can stay in jail until this money is paid Judge MacDade de clared for a man of your typ2 Is no good to yourself or anyone else You neglected your wife and children and drank so much that you earned the nickname Drunken Holden Holdcn said he would try to raise the money and thus obtain his frce Lou Bij Gold Prince i dom If unsuccessful he must serve Benton Booms Tal Aubrey Nancy Scth FUjf Flying Dr Btcker Lincoln riant Weather ckcw track an additional three months Holden was arrested with D Harvey Sykes William J Falls and other minor officials in 1930 charged with HOOK MERCHANTS ADOPT THE CODE never been another woman in my life but she thinks there was Pour nurses three Internes and physician witnessed the exchange of vows The nurses combed thc stricken womans hair touched her lips with rouge One of them brought a small vase of flowers Into the chamber The physician acted ns best man A clergyman pronounced the banns Mrs Covelli managed a wan smile and murmured Im happy now I want to live I love you Dan thanks Dan Mr Covelli tiptoed from the room A few minutes later word was brought lo him that his wife was dead 7 AS TRUCKS CRASH Chief Vance will throw out thefirst ball and after that most of bawls will come from their star pitcher Captain Detective Feeney In case of any1 technical about the laws of the national pas time Fat Harold Hughes will be um pire of ho M int Establishments the Blue E SOUTH BEND Ind Aug persons were killed and twelve injured when a truck con taining a group returning from Chi cago was sidewiped by another truck spilling thc occupants into a ditch on the western highway six miles Several central drug stores are spon soring this game after the rush for liniment following the game the cops played with the county dicks Guns will be tabooed to make hits in this game ThUs is simply to Patrolmen Lanahan and Winfree County farmers are reporting much loss as the result of destructive pests Wonder if they mean us citv who hold picnics Both sides have expressed satisfac tion over the NRAVs recent settlement of a strike of Philly neckwear crs Apparently the dispute ended in a tie Which wasa knotty problem we might add But theres nothing really new in this NRA theory that women are en All of the victims of the accident They were within thirtyeight mllos of home when thc accident occurred The occupants of the other truck fled and a sheriffs posse and motor cycle officers quickly began t search for the fugitives Thc Marcus Hook Chamber of i Commerce has subscribed 100 per cent to the NRA and existing codes relative to the operation of retail stores of various types particularly to thc numtMPof hours of business daily From reliable sources It was stated that a few In the Marcus Hook area were not closing at a specified time each evening but were remain ing open because the owners feared the possibilities of losing business but these shopkeepers were not ST LOUIS Mo Aug members of the Chamber of Com Liberal leaders were confident of a lncrce tophcavy wet majority today as postmaster Farley served news MISSOURI VOTING ON REPEAL TODAY day Evidently bent on giving thc reporters an earful In the first case of Its kind employes of a Chicago race track have been given prison sentences for doping hooes We wish we could give a prison sentence to the fellow who doped a few winners tor us week ago The Weather WASHINGTON Thc above fcrnup is composed of carriers who leftChesler yesltnUy morning for Chicago as Ihf eucsls chamber members William H Heacock president of Missouri voters cast their ballots on j Thewrithrr fotwulFuton Ihc local business mens organization repeal of thc Eighteenth Amendment jissusd a statement that every mem Victory for the wet forces will place of the chamber was cooperating Missouri in Ihe repeal column as the j by operating his establishment on thc schedule of hours agreed upon by the Chester Times They were tiven the trip to the exposition as a reward for circulation work The news nThc few stores that are open every shaking down bootleggers and pro paper boys had Iheir own private coach nn the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and every detail for llieir com evening of the week are not owned tecting stills Holden was sentenced fort and entertainment was arranged They are in charge Of If W Cullis circulation manager shown on i by chamber members he emphati extreme rijht Edwarrf Wriffct assistant circulation manner nn extreme left The party arrived safely at j Continued on Last Pafe tOS this morninjr J ContlnMd twentysecond state to ratify the ir twentyfirst amendment nullifying i the national drv laws I TODAYS TE3 sylvanfa Partly cloudy slighUy cooler tonifrhl Sunday fafr Western Fair Voters were showing little Interest in the election at Urban centers of population Dry lenders save the re ferendum scant heed in the preelec tion campaign TODAYS TEMPERATURES 8 m 7 s m 8 m m fig 10 a m Tf 70 11 a tn V 74 70 12 soon It 72 ;