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Chester Times (Newspaper) - December 21, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania FINAL EDITION it With All Latekt and Best News of the Day 58TH 17780 MRS E W MG TO GET KIWANIS SERVICE MEDAL Chosen by Committee for Distinguished Work in the Community For Period of H Years Has Devoted Her Efforts o Philanthropic Work Mrs E W Bing of Second and Noriis streets hns been chorcn ihc recipient of the annual Kiwanis Service Medal for Distinguished Work in the Community it was an nounced yesterday in a report of the committee which was made public All members of ihc Kiwanis Club have received the report with en thusiasm and have unanimously voted approval of the choice of the commit tee after many hours of careful study of eligible persons The award the highest honor which a Kiwanis Club can bestow upon a resident of the community is Rivin i each year as a result of the findinss of committee not composed of members of the club but which has in its membership persons chosen be cause of thoir prominence in all busineEs professional and civic or ganizations in the city The club also always includes representation from Kiwanis and Rotary clubs and this year its chairman was Charles Kurlzhaltz a former president of Dallv teasutl Wlrp Kcnorts of Unlitd Irosi tin and International News Scrvlcn INSI CHKSTOU iA THlUSDAY DKCKMHKK M TWKNTYKOUK IAtlKS PRICK TWO CENTS SAVES BABY BECAUSE HIS SON DIEDCOUNTY SEALERS PAHOUSESENATE EXPENSE LIST 1PASS AMENDMENT ROMANCE AMICABLY ENDED is CHILD LABOR Throat of S u r c h a r g i M K County Officials iMadt by Taxpayers1 Attorney Present and Past County Commissioners and Con troller Involved wo Resolutions Sent Governor IMnchol Mis Approval I to or Special Session Kmls To day Senate Fails to Con linn P S C Names Iteciiusc Dr Tliomas ill lonisvillo Ivy nfiir seeing his own Imhy son diR in years URO if Innsil infection bail devised a technique for such cases sixmnnfliold Gene Ingrain is well and happy ajiiiiii ithis Queens I home Die lifesavins physician summoned liy tbo childs mother ulin before her marriiec was mirse lo Dr Migpiiibnthiim Inre is Rotary and president of the Delaware shown wilh tbe young convalescent leftt and his sister 1alricia The dnclor County Tuberculosis Association Reports on the ultimate decision of the committee signed by the i chairman cite a number of the ma jor activities of Mrs Bing for the i welfare of the community over a i period of more than 40 years which i led the committee to make its choice i Many other applicants community i workers had not given the great votion to the service of others which has always characterized Mrs Bings activities It was shown that Mrs Bins has been a tireless worker in behalf of the Chester Hospital for more than years She has assisted actively in the welfare endeavors of the Chester New Century Club for 30 years ac tivities of the Chester Branch of the Needlework Guild of America have occupied her attention steadily for the past 40 years and she has rushed by plane to bis ynun patients siilc FEDERAL AID ROSE VALLEY SCHOOL PROGRAM CWA Discussed by Educators at Meeting in Media Suggestions to Sewers and Roads to Provide Work for 227 Men most active in church work and in all organizations connected with re liaious endeavor Mrs Bins has a record of service rendered on behalf of the American Kcd Cross which runs back beyond World Wrr days when she was ac tively engaged in the financial drives and other work of the local chapter Practically all welfare groups and movements in this city have been of interest in Mrs Bings philanthropic life At present she is planning the personal distribution of 40 Christmas baskets which induced the commit tee to select her as recipient of the Kiwanis medal this year Award of the medal will be made at a future meeting of the Kiwanis Club Federal aid school committee rep1 The Borough of Ross Valley rcsentatives from all communities in popuation has just approved a Civil the county met yesterday at Media Works project which will mean scw with Dr Carl Leech county crs and new roads throughout he tendent of schools and representatives valley a section which heretofore has been of the State Department of Kduca been kept as rustic rr lion Reports furnished by all groups theatre folk could artistic anil keen it and still OIL LINE BURSTS NEAR TWIN OAKS The ChiOestcrBethel road at Twin Media Havcrford Ridley showed that there has been a gen eral acceptance of the opportuni ties to be offered in the school ere atcd for the benefit of persons above the school age who lo increase i their education All sections reported steady progress in the planning of curriculums to meet practically every need Miss Lucy Glas representing the I State Department of Education of fcred the members of ihe committees i an interesting suggestion for the I establishment of home classes for mothers of foreign extraction and also spoke of the possibilities of or gnnizing a program of nursing classes co be operated in a similar manner to the home classes i Dr Leech told of various con ferences with county groups in recent weeks and reported plans being f formed to organize classes in the fol lowing Delaware communities township keep abreast of the times The new road as proposed will be from Moy The expenses of the countys Ihiii sniilc1s of weights and were ui lacked yeslcrday by himes L CanUin altoincy us Hie on Ihe taxpayers appeal from ihe con trailers reports for ihe puM three coniinued Judtjc1 W Honor i Froneiield Uankiii also definitely ntalod that vOion the heannt is concluded he intends to ask the Court to Mircharne Connty comintosionrrs and liie Controller for the enure amount winch lie contends was wusicd Al lliouyh no iniinmiun was iven it i Ixlievcd that the sum iuvohvd will 1 iuiunint Ui several of Uiou i of dollars Rankin is protesting cxiieiuliiuns in 1D31 and Jhe otlicials involved arc County Controller James T Stewart and Coinnnssioneis Cliurlos H Drcwcs and James F Desmond and former Commissioners Harry M Birney Jr and William T Ramsey Samuel L Pancoast one of Ihe sealers of weights and in lifitd that in 1930 he dully for auto hire and iilno re ceived an average of 10 cents ouch day for his lunch He that prior sealers were paid daily for the we of their automobiles but in that year James M Hamilton then County CommssMoner raised the amount to In the witness Rankin brought t Ihc iacl that the 55 war paid whether the sealer drove one or 50 miles and that while the S5 was for mo hire no hirint was actually rtono the men used their own automobiles Prncoast admitted that in 1930 he received SltJOO for expenses The position pays nn umuutl salary of SJIOU Another sealer Edward Ogcien of i Oakview said he operates his aulo i mobile 20000 each year and fixed the cost of opiratin the vohicle at This he said included i everything and in arriving at the total he figured gasoline at 18 cents HAHlUSIiVMJG Wee JI Clov cnior Ciiflorri Pmohols ilemands lor ratilii ation ot the child labor iuiund monl to iho tniHd Siaus Cdiislltu lion wiii1 JuHilcd to the lot lor today when both ihoSenate and llonw icnt him losolnlions out Ills Sains IVo lo 01 tin1 ving i Tho House approved the child liibor amendment by a 5 vote Later ih Sonaio acid to tho wound in Iho silk ranks by appro Mmilar resolution sponsored by Kep icsciuativo Harold K Crnii Ht by i 20 to 15 wu Both bills luaiicd immediately lor tlu Governors where ono i certain to receivehis signature DillorLiicPs between lie lUnisc and Senate over the BuoUmiin mill conj trol bill were ironed out by n join i rointnitice today and iho was civon final ipproval It lo Ihe Governor for signature A board of llirco members Is erei tcs xtca under the icnns of tho bill to received omroi du mjti industry of the state from dale of enarnieat until May 1 At tho stroke of 12 oclock noon tho hour sii for sine tie adjournment of both branches the legislative ma chinery ground away at its work Of fieiilly extraordinary session of the General Atsombly was over but in reality legislators wore still in READY TO MAKE REPAIRS TO DIKES IINTINICUMTWP I State CWA Administrator Approves Project fo live Idle Men Work KAY H marital smashes I hut Ian Station pcross a corner of Ihc per gallon and fixed the mileage at Oaks was flooded with thousands of gallons of oil last night when the 10inch pipe line of the Susquehanna Pipe Line Company carrying fluid from the Sun Oil Companys plant at Marcus Kook burst Four watchmen were Immediately despatched to the scene and all mo Darby township Sharon Hill Glon oldcn and Norwood In Ridley Town ship the use of the school buildings after the close of ihe regular days classes has been offered by the board of school directors to the local com mittee Local developments were reported grounds of John C Pew and through Rose Valley on ihe same line us Ros Valley The tola cost of inn work will anj proximate and 227 men will be employed on tin project whichwill be started within ix days and hiu until the middle of February At a muss meeting held recently in thi Old Mill practically the entire voting population approving he action of the Borough Coimcii although ihcrc were a few present vho contended that improvements would ruin the at inoiphcre of ihe community Tlio sewer and road plans after approval by Dr Charles A Ernst Civil Wo ks i administrator for Delaware county were sent on to Harrisburg for iinnl approval corner of y round which will be cut from the property of Air will be turned imo a park and land scaped at he direction of Mauric Bower Ssul president of the Valley Borough Council The donor of plot of ground Mr Pew has been u prime mover for Valley improvc mcnts The engineer an lie project will be H W Underwood and th supervisor Herbert Walton both if 10 miles to a gallon The SS70 also included 120 for his lunches he said Coiitinueil uii Iaire INFORMATION GIVKN i in the Ohey Sholom Synagogue The appointment of Abram Soifer to GREEIC LINK Amosig other local iUims reported was i ihc recent organization of an elecj i irical construction course at the hcod Pcnnsylvania Railroad investigators j quarters of the Chester Boys Club are probing a crash which occurrct pnere are now five places in this city st Ml Alvorno Station on the Cncaicr where the Federal aid school classes Creek Branch when an electric locoaro meeting on regular schedule i motive en route to Wilmington by Announcement was made by Dr way of Chester struck a siding and ieech of a proposed plan of visitation and rammed a gondola The engineer was treated for brush burns and minor lacerations and sent to his home and conference to be held at regular intervals with the various community groups in every part of the county Repairs were soon made by a wrecking Thcse meetings although informal crew HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY United rrcss will keep tho superintendent con versant with the current needs of all localities shortly after they come to the iUtsntion ot local commit tees Approval was also given yesterday to the appointment of a sewing teacher at Clifton Heights AT Veritas Golden Diana Com prom i sin sr Free OF HOLDUP and The The third holdup in as many days was reported to police today by Floyd H Ozmui 211 East Third street who was beaten and robbed of S31 by three youths at Fourth and Upland streets last night Ozman said he was walking cast on j Fourth street and when between Up land street and Morton avenue a youth stepped from the shadows and felled him with a blow to the face While he was still daxcd two others jumped upon him and stole his wal let which contained the money No weapons were used j The thugs after KcUing the wallet ran towards Morton avenue and darted up an alley Tho victim was able to give only a partial description of his assailants i The wave of banditry began in the city on Monday night when Charles Local postal officials this morning received word from Washington D C Ihat complaints against violations of final cories should be fiiod wilh District Compliance Director TO3 Commercial Trust Building Philadel phia and not wit ii the local Compli ance Board desiring to make such com plaints can obtain th official blank forms by applying at the postofiicc Postmaster John K Hagerly or any of his assistants will willingly aid in properly filling them out CLOUDY COLDER WEATHER FOR AREA j It will bo cloudy today colder nialu and partly cloudy tomorrow in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey j Deixwarc nnd Maryland The highest temperature hero yes terday was 41 degrees at 215 p in the lowest was 7 rt 830 a in I average of ifl was four degrees above normal tor ihe date and five degrees above the average December 20 last year Sunrise today was at 720 a m and sunset will bo at 439 p m Eastern Standard time The customary proceduvi of turni ing the clocks back was resorted to in both HOUSJK Tlit llouse gave final approval to j i wo Sordoni bank bills One would bring under tho of the Stale Dipaiiinent all tatL t insliiulions not numbirs of the Fedj mil Rceive System The other per mits nonmember suite biinks to join the Federal Deposit Insuraiicsj Corporation Two Within bills tin Witkir and Cordicr lujuor taxiilion acts swept to victory in the upper branch by a vote of 47 to 0 A similar vote was retordnd on final approval of th Wcidomann bill thoriKing brunch banUint in first class townships continuous to Phila delphia and in Pittsburgh Favorable votes in he upper cham ber were recorded on four bills extending the time for appeals from referee board and court de cisions under the Workmens Com pensation Act Three Harris bills amending the same act to aid work ers swept to victory in the Lower Hotie The Senate also adopted the Ruh bill fvicndlns to JO days tlu hospitaliziUion period under the same nci Without opposition the Senate ap proved finally the Lose bill rettinsi up administrative machinery for blind ppniiian payments as provided for in Hnlh M nrx arrustmnrd tu itvl sniasbcs is nslouiulcd at Ilir news tinromance of staluCMinc Kay lianciN screen star and KiiinilU AlcKonu her iclorhiishninl lias KIPIV tiio way nf many ulbir ninvloliiiiil love stories The ciiiijili1 ajrocd lo nn aitiii after two years of apparently niuMird life LIVERMORE HOME DECISION i AFTER VANISHING OF LABOR BOARD Stocks Plunder Was in Threat of Shipyard Work Now York Hotel Mind ors Strike Vanishes a Blank Conference Is Held YORK K spcctaeulnr stock mar loi plunger was in a New Yuri hotel room during the M hour policy listed him ns n missing person A small army had combed iho metropolitan dislriel tor some CUL lo his ulnluc lors returned to their posts today Continued PINCHOT TO FIGHT FOR SOCIAL LAWS CIKCUS CKKW STUANDKl HARRISBURG Pa Dec Ptnchot today told tho Pennsylvania General Assembly which turned down much of his rej quesled measures that he proposed to continue the fight for social leg islation His statement was dispatched from a NovYork hospital where he has lain ill for a week Once more the Senate at the or ders of General Edward Martin State Republican chairman and agroup of selfish interests has betrayed the people of Pennsylvania I 11 has refused to confirm the prr i ent Public Service Commission which MVKKMOUK SHAMOKIK Pa Dec 21 iINSi everyone even the utilities admit is A crew of 11 performers and luggage l the best commission Pennsylvania has men wre slrantird and all equipment ever had of the Bailey Brothers circus was The minimum wage bill has been tied up today foUoviii an allnced killed at the orders of the sweru up sncak walkout io evade unpaid bills Formally Due Tomorrow TALBOT SUMMARIZES RfVC vvmicneau 01 uiayinoni i O UK K beaten and robbed of S460 Nay Nay Box Advice Pride Radial Wrntlicr rlrar track licnvy AT KPSOM nOWNS KIIIR Tusule Lew Black Like Sweep Whirl McGinly Wise Nat Palia Urchin Sun Dawn North Vale fiFlonrr Hay The Dipper T All Powes Outpost Helen Hah Niato Wcidvcr clear track fast AT Sweet Ono Toe Xormalial Star Play Helen Green HARRISBURG Dec Summarizing the work of the House during ihe extraordinary session Speaker Grovcr C Talbot told mem bers today that 2H bills had been in i troducod in the House and 109 more otTcrnd in the Senate i In addition the bills referred in the two Houses increased the toal by 119l 1 The total of all bills handled was 442 i The Speaker pointed out that 93 i AInrmitina i WP1C considered on the floor of he House while it also considered fi7 Senate bills Twentysix house bills and 22 Senate measures have boon passed finally Eight House bills and ono Senate bill have been de feated in the House A further study of legislative ac tion shows that the Governor has already signed six House bills and four Senate bills Thirtyeightbills remain to be acted upon by the Gov ernor ORDERTs ISSUED BY POSTMASTER by two men both of whom were srrcsted The following night Harry Coppie a driver tor the Chester Wholesale Co Third street and Edsrmont ave nue was attacked by two Negroes at Second snd Rcany streets They took all Ihe cash he had collected while delivering merchandise to cus tomers of his employers MERCHANTS HOPE FOR CLEAR WEATHER TAKK Mrs Fanny Iou Miss Mis cara Stimiilaw Lady Itockledffc Idle Along Morocco Sis Ksdicr Ma irstien Our Pal Ormnnlimr Shasta Mint Cantoron Claret Hisli Torkcts nintlins Time Wiley Girl Rainbow Dance Uap Kclso Mueller Mynheer Scotland Beaut y Tcwsenclda i until Westjs Kose Anne Amnrtc Pal Si Xaraire Tirst Raiment Sizzling Happy Tail Princess Zcltla Bon rSErnic Pre ferred Koyal Purchase AuslerlU7 II Dreamy Belle Cara nonius Bob Suffolk i stood in line Aside from perishable packages and special delivery mail there will bo no deliveries from midnight Sati inday until Tucsdny morning Post inastor John K Hagcrly announced today The postoffice building will close at midnight Saturday and remain closed midniphl Christmas Day no employes being in the building ex cepting those who will deliver Ihe apodal letters The Ohrislmas rush almost reached ils peak ionay there being long linos at almost every window and especially Hit lnmp window where dozens Today marks the beginning of tho last three shopping days before Christmas and in order to cope with t the anticipated rush of late shoppers many of the merchants hrvc decided to keep their stores open later during the last three nights The inclement weather of yester day jwas deplored by Iho merchants as instead of having crowds visit thoir places of business the stores pro sented a deserted appearance and the result was the loss nf many hun dreds of dollars which otherwise would have been laken in over the count crs i Between the sleet storm of hi pi week and the rain yesterday it is said j by several of the tnerchanis in both the uptown and West End business sections that thr sales this year have born greatly curtailed and Ihoy are hoping that clour weather will prevail during the remainder of ihc shopping period U S TKKASUKV BALANCE WASHINGTON Doc 21 The treasury not balance for Decem ber in was Sl23300910411 Miscel laneous internal revenue receipts that day wore Customs re oripls or tho month through DC ceniber 19 were 32 Winter will begin ru 153 p m i tomorrow but spokesmen for the Weather Bureau to say whether it would lie unusually warm unusually cold or unusually usual The lall months were colder and drier than normal October was 4 decree chillier than November was 1M degrees lower and Docembor aveiairod about 1 degree subnormal ThortTwere only two cold snaps one lasting from Nov 5 lo Cl with a minimum of 17 above 7oro and tho other from Dec 9 to IS with an 11 docrco low mark Dr James H Kimball thi1 bureaus metcorologist would not bo Jurcd into forecasttip a cold winter on the basis of Die fall averages shop1 Representative Norbirt J Fitzgerald Erie sponsored tho minimum hill which parsed Hi2 House nnd died in a Senate committee Other octal legislation hrs also gone down lo defeat the Governor said I may be flat on my back now but I wont be for lout I wish to give notic that the fight is not over Well find out whether tho people have any rights left in the Common wealth of Pennsylvania He said ho would spend Christmas at his Milford home returning Hairijbnrg after the first of the year i cOII ntlCE UNCHAXCIKI WASHINGTON Doc Tho covenimom held its domostio god buyinjr rale imchaiigcd at Stt40fi lcr ounco today for tho fourth tessivc day in I lie face of weakness in slock and commodity prices and pros i peels of more active CongrcFfional i demands for inflation Physician Desperate Asks Work as Common Laborer The following letter written by a resident of this city who is dcspr ately in need of work was received by the editor of the Times yesterday Washington street Chester Pa Doeembrr 13 1933 Within tho past ten days you had as your corner car loon at the head of your paper a man supposedly a shirker of work looking in a hay rtack for a jobsupposedly unable to find il I am unable to find wort and I have appealed to and bofigcri to these people to give mo a job as a common laborer Edward K White i Fleventh and Madison streets on October 16 Mrs Frances K Price Connty Snprrinlendcnt Carl looch Gordon K Grolf superintendent of public schools Marcus Hook and Mrs FferhcUh Cheney Lima The only education Ilinvo htc I enabled me lo be physician to the Pennsvlvnnift Railroad Company al Canton Ohio iDr O C Crawford United Slates Public Health ScvvUr Kllis Island N Y Dr I C Scully nnd as First Lieutenant Medical Ke serve Corps U S A Major liior bowor Chicago published in Si pi ember an article in the Wrsiem Medical Tunes Denver Col an articlo on Hypno tism and Kpilopsy I cannot obtain a job as a laborer Yet this nioinin when I entered Dr Ernsts oflico in tho Croror Binldmcr a clerk asked mo if I was ono of tho new iimr kocpors When I had explained I did not huv any introduction but could do Hie work he inrovmed me 1 should IoalFler at Klevonth and Madison stiocls I told him I had done so and he aid he couldnt hire any ono Continued on Tapr ciMicwhat chagrined bv the futility of it all I ivornioro returned to his luxurious jv liiio yester day and to his third wife had reported i vno had grown more diLivsiit us thi passing hours indi cated ho might have been the victim i u foul pluy He explained that for lluKIS 2 hours his mind had been u biaiik Ho came to himself In a rcuin m tho Pcnnsvlvaiiiii Hotel saw a wilh his name coupled wilh the word kidnnp in large type iiiid rushed home pie and somewhat un nil h loot Hi wris ordered to bod a lid a physician miiustcred to cvcs jiieslioiied him tor aiiausi in hour and thru left the iinnoniicing Ihc case was dropped ui Livrinoro aparlmtiil dotec lakui over one room as an Imnviiicy and ordered i special Ulephono insUvlled Thoy in and out wilh iiysloiious witnesstv who wore liuncd and prmitiod to leave Occa sionally police ofliciUs announced1 that no random dcmaiuls had been received Ucteclivos had checked Livcrmorcs movemeius bofore ho went to the hotel Tuesday afternoon he loft the auartmcnt and went by taxi lo his oilicc in tho linancial district Tho taxi driver snid that en route ho MuTcrcd an attack ol nausea but said ho was all right when he left the uuichine He stayed at his office only i short while H was believed ho had i none directly from the oflice to the hotel Detectives also lirirnvd ihnl Liver1 more who had beon believed broko iivi jprinf due to market reverses wns now well on tho way toward a new fortune His aspociaios said ho was doins well In the market airain The liroat of n strike by thousnndsi of shipvard workers in Philadelphia i Chcsicr and Wilmington wns J virtually evuporaleu last us the j riMill of conversations bitwcon Dr William M LfMsirson exoctttivo sccrc tuy of iho National Labor Board and for I hi liidiiMriul Union oi Marlnt nnd Ship oi i Amorka Dr leiKC1iion announced at Iho close i iif ihe coiiforLnce in liis ninrtors in liho Benjamin Franklin Hotel Philaj idelphia that tho labor board is proL pared to roniler a decision next j Wednesday on the dispute involving I the industry roprtsonkiiivor from Iho Still and Now York Shipbuilding Coinj in Chester and Camdrn rej 1 sprolivuly nnd from two yards in Wilj I minitoii informed the boards media tor rnmblinivi of disionlont have boon i heart bfemisu of the delay in the cast The worlers in August iibmitlcd a ifciuest for union rocoyni Ilion shorter hours and higher wages jMid agreed wish their employers to arbilnilr i Dr Leisoisim warned employijrs who i disroKiird the decision of the locnl and naliomil labor boards ihat two j wrongs never niaki1 a and i poadod with thoin lo be patient 1 thai one large employer here sot a nad cxiimple in not follow in tho decisions of both boards he I said It is a bad example or the wimoarncr Already wo have truck drivers refusing to arbitrate because employers have flouted the national i board Tho employers HIT only hurl ins themselves If employers dont want to submit their cases to tho fairly Ionstitntrtl boards they cannot be judged l ilk ing the right attitude County Commissioners Set Aside Sum as Share for Cost of Materials Word hiis birn received from Har ihat lie Stale ol the Civil Administration hiis approved tin project to repair the ciikcs Darby Creek in rum township project out lined before County Ciiiimissloncis Drewfs Hunter and IXinioiid n December iJ is ex io put Jtili intii lo work It is alo iviptcted in go u loin way prevent tni rous tlonris lidm which Tinicuiu township Miilircd in years The plan was pivsjnied by Siai D of Portss and WuT which will coniiibute al Irajt SUKO lor niiUerinls iiiui equipment 1ho county toimuissionrrs have volcd of county fund lor the amn purpose The CWA will spend nbnub represent inn 2r per cent of thrt labor cost tuwarrj All ot the which has been csti mucil it will be paid by I ho CWA The work will consist of riprapping Ihc dikes with stone form ins a vir lual stone breakwater alonR the rn titc Uurbv Creek side This work will stop Hooding fruin the creek al though it will not prevent heavy tlrirT from washing In from the Delaware River side It is Ihc1 hope of thosn interested that the Federal Rovcrn incut will undertake the dike re j pMrs tin the riverside j C K Wlcgel engineers if Ihc De l partmcnt of Forests and Waters ir HniiiK tip plans to get the work on ihe dikes underway within a few I day il was reported j INIUKKll UV AllO j Harry Davis of Second and Price i avenues Holme1 Is a patient in Tay lor Hospital Ridley Park receiving treatment lor a contused risit hip and possible fracture of the right lee as result of be in R struck by an auto mobile at MacDailc boulevard and Amos land road near Folsom last night Davis wits said to have been crossing the highway when the auto mobile driven by 1 U Wilson giving a RutkdKC address struck him Topiics of Times Russia is raising ostriches for foxxl Think how tough it would be if the cnrver parsed you the neck Tho strongest men in history never have boon silent Kays a noted diplo mat Consider what a powerful man Hucy Loiijj must be if liOOTHWYN CAFH SCKNE OF ST1CKUP your doctor tolls you youre as s a dollar those days it rniphi bo a uootl idea to start looking for nnolhcr doctor Sleeping sickness has attacked horses in Texas That must have been the l rouble with the lot ono wo bet on Tho least intelligent fish arc thoso found in schools says a piscatorial expert Bui it wouldnt take an export In figure lhal one out during the football season This business of an NRA a COG an AAA and so on is just Iho orinncnts initial attempt toward re covery France has drawn up a srt ot rtilea lollms tho American traveler how lo conduct himself He needs no rule lo lei him wilh what Working for President Roosevelt has its compensations if its only from writing columns after being lircd Two b mlits one brandishing a re volver hold up and robbed tho Cardole Cafe JJonlhwyn Chi roads of the contrnts of the ciish about II oclock last nisht nnd made their in nn nuiomobilo Tlu robbtrs ono d to be about 21 yiais old pnd tho other 2 walked into the cute ttyjir riiiioma with engine running paikod outsidr and U tho point of a pistol iurcod Vincent tho v the only person in Iho cno lo cated in the Grolt Huikling into the securely locked ilic thieves wont to buiidini whore tho amounting Alter in the basemen ihe rear of tho contents of iho to about vvro taken They rilled ho of ti clolhinf oi a siiil n mount of buirLirs they direction of Iho UK AW SMOKE IAlL CAUSFD INQUIRIES Wouldnt it be grand if the admin istration could cot our younc men and n to plow under some of the wild oat they sow There still are Slayoir men in WashinaiGn but if ihe dollar become much cheaper theyll soon want Unusual report tells of a Philadel phia woman poet who had enough money to become bankrupt i A slop and go light signal syiteiu is installed in the Danish legislature to keep representatives from talking too much Trouble is theyll soon manage to become color blind The real inventor of photography wns Nicephore Nicpce but even Da guerre is so much easier to remember i Governor Pinchot has suggested so many rules for control of liquor salei in Pennsylvania that the people ought to get as much fun as ever out of evading the law I Latest Americanized version of i Bible buries the story of Ihc creation in tho middle of Ihc book Well tho Lord wasnt so pleased with us cilher MANY RESIDENTS W1 LI SEEK AWARDS Many entries in ihe Christmas Outdoor Contest being sponsored in every municipality throughout the county have boon filed and in practically every section of the city gaily illuminated shrub bery can bo scon after dusk It was announced today that Mrs V K Etiwiirds has ben appointed chairman of iha judges lor Chester township She will be assisted by Mrs Oliver Logan and Mrs Frances Oxentorri For Parkiario tho judg ing will be Mrs Ward G Pearson chairman Mrs E Ray Salmons and Victor Light A snioko pall iliac spread over Lin wood and Marcus Hook shortly before noon today led many to believe that an oil fire was raging at one of the Marcus Hook refineries and telephone inquiries wore numerous Tho smoke was caud by the burn ing of wastc oil at the wasteoil pits of the Sun Oil Company located U Twin Oaks The spread from the pits to the field but as a dam Milround the field and no property was endangered the tiro wus allowed to burn itself out No lire were called HOXORK1 WITH Horace P Livorsidjo vico pvesi dent and general nuUiacor of iif Ihiladelijhia Electric Company ye lorday roocclni prosidiiit of j Iho Electric ion of Philij riolphia for his third torm C K West was reelected vico prerident Philip H Ward Jr roclnclodj treasurer nnd Willinin K Hubcr was chosen secretary to succeed Fredi crick M Shcpanl Sheffield boom ing at Knifed acni cutlery factories the expense of Germany Dr Joioph C Blnodgood of Johni Hopkins three types of cancer cnn be rradicatcd But he doesnt include the wellknown cancer on liio body politic The Weather WASHINGTON i n s c r n rcnnsylvani1 Cloudy colilrr tonight willi snow flurries in north portion Friday cloudy prob ably lisjlit rain or snow in north tinn Western Pennsylvania Partly cloudy and slightly colrtcr Friilaj slightly warmer prohahly fol lowed by rain In north portion 90 TODAYS 6 n 41 m 7 a 44 R a JR m n a 46 m 10 a ;