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Chester Times (Newspaper) - December 22, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania m MORE SMOPWNG DAY TILL FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best of the Day 5STH 17781 Dally Ltaiurt Wlie RnnorU of United UP imernfttlonal News Service IINSI CillCSTKR PA 1MUDAY DKCKMHIOK KICIITUKN PACKS PK1CIC TWO CENTS FEE OF COUNTY i ARCHITECT THE BASIS OF ATTACK f I JTermcd Excessive at 1th 1 day Hearing on Appeal of Controllers Report D HARVEY SYKES SEEKS FREEDOM THROUGHPAROtE ludgc MDade Announces Convicted Constables Intention Next Month Printing Bills of Media1 Four Other Prisoners One Man Also Subjected to of Them Chester Resi Crilicism of Attorney I dent Granted Paroles Attacks on printing bills paici by the County and an architects fee of 300 featured yesterdays hearing at Media in the fourth day of airing items of expense contained in Ihe 1930 report of the County Controller Lawyers contesting the items also served notice that surcharge of Ihe county controllers salary of for the year 1030 will be demanded j Each copy of thc 80page control lers report in 19JO cost the taxpayers j Jl20 it was brought out by James L Rankin Judge Albert Duttoii Mac Dane presided at yesterdays hearing The next session will be held on Tues day According to the reports read by Cantwell G Wright deputy controller Gleave L Baker Media printer printed 250 copies of the report and submitted a taill of and shortly afterwards printed 250 additional copies at a further cost of Both bills submitted by Baker were dated April 1 and no bids were asked by the County Commissioners for cither job Rankin asked for proof of delivery bn the job and asserted that appar ently both jobs were evasions of the S300 act This act prohibits the of ficials from letting any job costing more than without advertising for bids Rankin claimed that print ing of the 1930 controllers reports was a iob for which S598 was charged and the bill split into two parts to come within the law He pointed out to thc court that each bill was only under the Sykes Sent Home For Xmas Holidays Judge Albert DuUon at Media this morning granted D Harvey Sykes former Fourth ward constable a parole for the Christ mas holidays Sykes will return to prison on January 1 He was in the court room and furnished security in the amount of for his good behavior while Hi liberty and his return to prison at the expiration of the pa role period Judge MacDiule said that on January Ihe defendant will ap pear in court for a reconsider tion of a permanent parole Sykes on December 15 wrote a letter to Judge MacDade requesting a pa role over the Christmas holidays The jurist conferred with Lewis Palmer chief probation officer and upon receiving a favorable report decided to grant his request Sykes was accompanied in the court room by his wife when the parole was granted Judge Mac Dade before the granting made a speech into which he injected the i spirit of Christinas time and the importance of families joining in its celebration OFF FOR HITLER FOOTING THE BILL STATE SELECTS VEHICLE DRIVERS 1TES Ml LIQUOR S T 0 R E S 11E R E Pick Former Bank at Mar ket Square uiul Former Hold in Wesl ICnd ORDER A GENERAL STRIKE IN PHIL A S Commercial Transportation Affected as 25000 210 Men Are Told to Quit Jobs in Sympathy With Taximens Dispute With P R S Labor Board Defied No thiir liaiuls unil spirits liijfli Wesfciikirchc HIT anil his family are sliimn they sailed from New York fur Germany at the expense nl mine oilier than 111 t Jcrniiin Cliancilior himself Whiii UYslenUlriliciitr wrote Hitler his wartime limlily Iliat lie was in dumb si rails in Krailiujf 1a he Clrinccllur nitl only srnl him fare for passage linmu lint the promise of a jol as well MANY BILLS ON PINCHOTS DESK AWAITSIGNING Sevcntvfive Survive of the SLIGHTLY COLDKR WADT T CJJ UUP WKATHER TONIGHT UHLU iML Lill Media Selection Is State Street Darby Site Yet The location for two Mate siojvs in Chester and iniMcuia were OellVCry of Milk Food and HottSchoLd NeCCSSl aunouiKitt today by Ihe Pennsylvania Uttiior Control Hoard Tin1 Chester slores will be looted lit Third ami Market ireels in the ioniier home of the Delaware Kn tUnuil Hank and at Third sucit lumicrly u lintel and now owned by the Delaware County Na 1 tional ank llu1 Media store will be at aid West iilate street i livc will he permitted by the board lor the lilinv of protests on ire UKHI ions ilien contracts will let for renovations The official leninu dale lor the stale stores is i IT uuaiv ami no oiikiai would de Recent Decrees ause Un T lies Are ransit Concern I urns Down Arbitration Plan and Refuses to Rc employ 7Viose That Struck CRISIS NEARS IN i CUBA POLITICS Cloudy skies aro predicted today in Fastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland H will be slightly colder tonight and partly cloudy tomorrow i The highest temperature here terriay was 47 deprees at p m i Links PACT RATIFIED BY ROOSEVELT ii WMW b Darby wax selected for u store but no site has been us yet The Darby store is belntrapidly rest Cabinet Members Francis Sheehan anil William I Withcrlll lease experts of Ihe 323 Proposed in journcd Assembly D Harvey Sykes ace government witness in the recent federal graft trial in Philadelphia will make attempt lo secure a parole F i n a n c i a 1 F Face Executive on turn From Hosnilal and the lowest WAS 40 at am Ad The average of 44 decrees was nine j degrees above normal for the aftc and fourteen degrees above the av erase December21 last year Maxi mum temperature for the is cstablishcd in 1895 and minimum 6 U S With OtUeiM Control Uoar Wednesday an lOVeninseilts Increases i of sites Their deibton was miide I yesterday and unless valid prolem Coinage Price HAVANA Dec troublous iwliilcal situation neared a ei IMS today with portentous aecom Local Bakeries Dairies Not Affected The ImeUmeii and til Ivors strike in and nearby areas In no way aJlected the bakery and dairy concerns of this city it was reported this morning The itidepiiuiiiu denlers met with no dldicullies nnd the brnneh olluys of the larger concerns some ot whleh have central hctukninrtrrs In Philadelphia reported that ail men had come to work at the ITR nlar lime and had about their luslgnud tasks exactly ar usual stores will soon be tunclionlni The rpanish nmbasrador formally i notified the Kovornment of Ihe alarm Viof Spanish business men because ot I Re a p in in that HARRISBURG Dec have c of the comUy work vcy sirona objection to the Gleavn pillolel in thc courthouse Amon he granted five his signature today as the dramatic J but hardly nonpolitical special ses situation in thc Among those who received the sion passed into history Six were Rankin said and intend lo dial benefit of the judges annual Christ signed by Pennsylvanias sick ov everv item lnas benevolence was Cornelius J ernor tocipy CanfAell Wright deputy controller i Powers Eighth Ward political worker Together with ten measures already lodny was at and suite t will be at Eastern Standard Time INDUSTRIAL ASSESSMENTS i ARE CONSIDERED n i The Deluware County National Hank 1 Hliy 21000000 Ounces buildinn at Market Square occupyI le sit of the original buiMlinj lululiM vlt win HI llill lijHc inflifinn liait Halts intlation creeled in iBIi on a plot of urouu Commercial transpyiiiiilon by truck and drawn vehicles moved on ward In Philadelphia a employers lo hire at lemt call issued by Ihe International i Hiiilhcrhooii of Teamsters Chauf leurs StabHinon niul Helpers to 25 recent decrees particularly the their reisjual said that Baker received thc work j who was given three for j aw lhese 15 biUs ollly because of his experience and in connection with election i freedom of his printing from errors contests last November out process We have tried other printers in the AUhouSh Powers minimum sen g t pst Mr Wright said find found ence dos not expire until January 16 JSnnatc or i survivors of the legwlatures weeding Onrfc0nf af i Confer i out process from a mass of proi ivtprcbtiuain u it i c i With Board of Revision at Cilv Hall Session statutes introduced in cither j the six i ivvvt ojuiuu ui during that their work was usually full of Judge MacDarie ordered him released t k u n d mistakes yesterdry so hat he might spend the Governol Plncho has 30 days to I think there should be competitive i Clmstmas noiidays vith Velo all of lhc incnsucs At bids on a lot of the printing workM W the expiraUon of tUat timc any 7Sjew NoiiCCS to Be Issued Judge MacDade said for when most Continued on Tafre Foiirlccri on his tiC8k which havc no MISS DANNAKER Judges Boose and Sherwood from upstate who tried Czechy in i they recommended a parole i usual 10 days notice required in leases had vealeci and Next Friday Is Time Set to Make Appeals given it Judge MacDide told Miss Lillian M Dannaker Wecst to comply with the legalpro visor of primary education in the cedure and Csechy would be given a laws Financial perplexities face thc chief j i executive when rm considers the i measures As the balance sheet for Representatives of approximate industries assembled in council lotal estimates of incoming revenue Chamber of City Hall yesterday The General Assembly approved Afternoon in response to an invi appropriation bills totaling talion extended by Mayor William rum or as assess aiiti Features of New Silver Program WASHINGTON Dec 22 In brief the silver proclamation by President Roosevelt calls for Coinngi of half of the newly mined domestically produced sil ver thn other half to be held in the treasury as seignorngc and as a charge for coining Automatically increasing the price of silver to an estimated Clu cents an ounce An estimated coinage of 12000 000 ounces of silver annually for four years Advantages claimed for thc ac tion by proponents include A large increase in foreign trade World stabilization of he silver price at UJi cents an ounce An increase in foreign buying power A boast in commodity prices An aid to thc domestic nrning indiistrv sisn President Gran Sjn The interior of this proposed stale i ws iminpnKxi mean tin iiiiion lenders contended tint Ihn store is lilted in typical bank style uiuu uonK his Mtpporierj ril f oLid I e it r U 11 i 1111 filii Ttmin ill li V 4 I lii rl v J I orniuc nvjrole trim m in M I t I I V U I weeks I here had same period position parties who have punctiiiilirt A flHV sporadic outbreaks of violcnee The West End site In Chester Is the ordinary noise ot the capital with vvri reported durins the uii every recent clay and hours of thc strike auihori three stories in hcisht and lormerly i was thc hotel of the late John Ma night honcy and later Harry Massry tuok i it over or hotel purposes lies ordered reserves on dulv and Thc broad Prado was the pllnclpal warned that he public would lie pro seem ot activity Cm of the bombs tected 1 exploded In front of Uie American Millionsof dollars worth of mer jLlyljl club unother in front ot the tipanish chandise produce and perishables nrn i rp IT 11 XT T Ciisino were tied up Some produce trucks OIli L ijitl lji 1 i patrols of and police fomul were allowed to operate under n nnexploded bombs on the Praclo special agreement with the union luJt Miss Drnnaker was descending a i flicht of stairs at her home carrying S U S GOLD PKICE UNCHANGEO a number of Christmas packages Thc twine which held the anci in her effort to re eels Misr Dannaker mis ing and twisted her her fall and breaking The dance and entertainment given I 3 I If last night by the Roosevelt Club of lLf x ll AVji A Avfi Delaware County in the building at j 535 Market street was marked by a the A survey of the legislatures accom plishments shows that much of the iy ciiy officials ana several of the in WASHINGTON le A new price lifting plan supplementing its gold opernlions was adopted by Ihe sovernment today when it ottered to Following discussion parlicipated in newlymined silver for iimitpri coinage Kom lo do but you can put it dovn that I have announced nothing tli sherilTelect said in emphatic tones The oath of oilice to thc new slier found if necessary to enhance and U S TKEASUfvY BALANCE ri in tin svFLcnii pomtmcnts until 1 first leteni m roil VACATION continr d to opale unhniiniered ovn communion as sheriff tlcclnicd Tlp National Labor Boird matlft the Democratic leader when asktl nttendinp tHc parochial an eievcnth hour appeal tothe union pbout the personnel of his ofTice tllools iu iiis city and county will vrn slrike plcadins that the Jhrre have been all kinds of rn Hlfif llih books thls afjtnioon cull fliotilil be held in abeyance until inors circulating about the alu jn enirrcourt action was taken lo settle the abaul what I am to do or not ainmcnts niter which they will en joy a Christmas holiday vacation i until January i 1934 Cnntimicil on Iage rnurtcen PROOF LACKING j iin si i 1 i U JliT tilt U L L1J ML I 1 j hineous internal revenue receipts that consideration of industrial values as t ceipts for the month through CroSS Chapter SeCKS I cember 20 were InformationConcerning Pittsburgh Man K Kent was chairman of the corn mittee in charge ATTEN11ED lUNCHKOX W F Delehanty manager of the Actin on Information given to the Delaware County Chamber of Com Homc service Section of the Chester mercc yesterday attended the lunch Cnater American Red Cross on the eon meeting of the Philadelphia monlulr Of December 16 regarding Chamber of Commerce held in the i Thomas Crawford a resident of the bsll room of thc BellevucSlratford i Chester Rescue Mission ho died In Hotel Philadelphia at 1230 p m I thn Chester Hospital the Red Cross Robert L Lund president of the j1ls received only a scant resume of i National Association of Manufncturj fatts regarding the man however ers was the guest speaker I they are continuing their investigaI j lion Rev J Frank Baker of the I Mission gave the information to the Trwnnv I Rct Cross which was used as a basis LONDON Dec ur investigation when he visited l he offices on the morning the man died of pneumonia Information thus far gained shows that Ihe man hod a sister living in Pittsburgh and that a week prior lo his removal to Ihe Chester Hospital LONDON SILVER TRICK silver quoted here today up i pence over yester days quotation HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By Dnltrd Press Continued on Tape Fourteen Boom Talbot tor LieutGovernor HARRISBURG Dec the floor of the House yesterday Representative Thomas B Wilson of McKpan praised Speaker Grover for the fair man ner in which he presided over the House and launched a boom for the speaker for the Republican nomination for lieutenantgover nor No man that I know of would make a better public servant in statewide office declared Repre sentative Wilson It may he that the next session will see Mr Talboi presiding over thc Senate declared Representa tive C C A Baldi Jr of Phila delphia for the dollars I will the from 1MS falls on the understood some induVtVics were i the United Slates and its month ning to appeal while others were possessions Only silver mined after CHILD HEALTH CENTER PARTY Topics of Tioies printer dies by swallowing thirty pierce of type Printers will Ihe 30 In thjs new type of suicide and Monte chips in wilh the t thought that Ihif was another way Children and Mothers Are of cMting something into the hcll box to appeal while ready to concur with the city in th assessments will be coined Miners who take to the mint an William representing the of newlymined silver worth 4j cents on yesterday s commodity market will br iaid 64 j cents for it The price of 61i cents an ounce onehalf the statutory price of 5120 an ounce It was established by the Presidents requirement that miners Continued Fourteen must consent to give the government half of their silver when ottering it for coinage This surrender1 was provided for cp yVJsJ bv tht mintto deduct 51 v J cent of the as seig Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Com panv announced that it was his Un derstanding that the industries were represented in response to a letter sent out bv Mavor Ward to hear a ATS v l D i A resolution indorsing Warreii S Van Dyke as Uemocraiic randinaje for Governor in 1031 was oy the Delaware County Democratic Commiltce last night The meeting held at Media was atlentled by 400 people Sheriff elecl Nathan P Pcchin presided i Mrs Mary F Serial State Oeino cratic commitcewcniau niul vice i chairman of thc Delaware County l on 1arc Ioiiricn E OF SHERIFF INJURED IN FALL J Cain is confined o with an attack of Old King Winter Arrived Today Today the first day of winter Is actually the first decent day in almost tvpo weeks and gave last minulL shoppers oppoillnity lo make their Christmas purchases Th weather this morning was welcomed by thc merchants of this city as they have felt the trTect of live inclement weather during the past fortnight Kins Winter ariveri at 158 a in for annual visit beiiifj creeled by weather the tempera ture foelns M degrees just about nornialTemperatures late today rre exnccted to fall below those of yesterday 40 to 12 degrees which worn five to seven degrees above normal for thc date Royally at Dcshonj Mansion children who are fneiKls of w he Child Health Center and forty lnennlrcR a flav n f irt tnn State liquor store in Chester will ba in abandoned bank Now altogether their liquor assets etc etc etc sealer of five motluirs yestfrday enjoyed the arc Evidently the boys r r t v i annual Child Health Centers Christ f iits mas party held in UKDeshong Man sion Tenth slit and Kdgmont ave A Woman ramcd Bin is el juie vher a Chiistmus program the linK thr Kiwnnts Medal Award Such iKcessiul evir sponsored by the decision KOCS over with a ban health cenUTri ut this city was jiven The piriy was held in one of the Police here arrested a motorist larpo rooms of the building in which yosterclawith several dead chickens there had bcm vp a bcautiiu jn the coupe The average driver Chriitma tree which th11 commitiee uiu a hve chicken in his coupe the grip and his wife is nnrsinp had iitorxiod vith myriads ui ihts and tree which cauved the iHile uncrts lo pause in awe as they entered the room The lights hud been dimmed and shaded wiih colored paper adiiinc tinted shadowto Uie interior of the old colonial hiqh i iinird tvn AT CHARLES TOWN Spot Bare Nay K Cantcret AVclsh Bitty May Bar Wand Terra Nov Hril iiant Girl Gni Weather clear traek heavy AT FPSOM DOWNS ilcss Iuhy chairman of thc Delaware Couniy anjnjiired um1 Media Community Center Century Old Negro Woman L JI A J 71 f Anvnt nf Qnntfi Pntipntlii Meat Real Agent of Santa Claus i This year more than ever before the welfare of which 175 are biiiiR i the spirit of Christmas charity has taken care of from thc Centers own descended upon the people of Dela funds I varc county In ever increasiiiR i Mrs Hose McClellan supermtfnd numbers families and individuals i cnt of the Community Center who awakened to the needs of the i with a staff of volunteers and we to the other poit Xray examination disclosed that the was conlineci to torn Patiently Awaits Death FORD NRA BATTLE VITOS RECITAL i NEAR SOLUTION LACKS TRUE RING has received oft ers ol rai students of thc Media Hish 1 unclothed this Christmas season School the Sprosel school the Media a real drive has been Friends school and Sandy rank ii7inemade to enlist the aid of individuals school The children have been busy i church and charity organizations coilcctini food clothins and tnys anci 1 It Catlop Alone Moralist Weather Hear rack AT JfCIIKUSON rVKK Curry Girl Alinle Shasta Mini Quando Thistle Tom possible j Almatlellr Wraria Hildur thc poor and hundreds more will a hundred baskets 1rince SinsiiiK Girl Just Mrs I chanfte bands tomorrow and The church organizations 1robc Mrs Giacy Townsend Negro cen enarian of Chester may be 107 or 117 inmore but it has been positively established by records that she has ein at least 107 winters She uses 1 the Civil War rtarud and was used to doiiiK a man wovV on a farm until she well past fiO At that There have been so many sticfc ups hrj and hereabouts recently hat we believe ihc burglars union believe in doing their Christmas cop ping early A physician here wants a job as common laborer But lo hear Dr Ponahoo leil it every member of his profession hns to these days to keep the wolf from the door 1 The bluchers ut every part of the except the squeal but the cus tomeis use that when they are told thc prici of some Christmas supplies And Dick Si i aion says Ihe od fiiiihioned sirl who married for v home could usually be found in it But life is whs we make it for uM trunciliiiR her swarm of children time but then tlv children grow up nujst of themtiillxrown into a cart pipes Mike Matiinnis she set cna for Chester where she Filed Wilh Recovery Administrator WASHINGTON Dec Ihr Car Filled With Turkeys Is Found Abandoned A story thrit he was taken for r Iicic byihrrn miskcd gunmen who enscrri liim and then drove him that she has seen more than her a burden In her family She is very of the misery on this earih weak tinl of livinR wants to meet and yearns for the green pastures oi the next She lives on the Concord road just he Redeemer and yet sh clings tenaciously to life She is said to have an enormous appetite despite Henry Ford sees a century of proprcxs nheid But then few of u have Henrys stvt In the court house observer says there is srmrMhlnp raciically wvonr vih all radicals slight frame and emaciated vprciiic viovions of the automobile Harry Robinson early today have code had been tiled wilh Recovery Maivhctli 0 JtK ouiide of Chester with one of her her UOiind in lite automobile for nn hour i Vi0 iaiiehlrs Charlotta Roy 00 body She has never been ill a iliy before dumpm him out on a lonely old the youngeM of her family in her life has worked at hard Ulx rood told Police Captain f 14 ehildivn Two ions are living while up her bakers The Weather ITIDCC VIITI UlSV I v Hln t r IT Sxvcct Larrnsc Tak Practically every organisation in been especially busy foi the last two Administrate HtiishS lohiifoii bj t A I ii iinr II 1 nitc False rietv i iown has conUibnted Yn some man weeks Those aiding the Community the American lVderation of Labor Girl itscr some Biviii childrens parties Center are St Thomas Catholic Behind the charges brought by Ihe Apnlis llarkv Orcy Boy sonie doins basket work and others Church of Chester thr A of I are cen concerted ellorts Tender Sneezer loscpliine Catherine and dispensing clothes and KinRs of the First Pres by the Lovcvnmen and the 1cdrra TtiRlma T i toys to needy children byterian Church of Media the t ion to Ford and his produces Uarnny Sexlim Done Chief Tor lonrlioii i rince t y My Bcly Inaratr Gamto gfther some oreanizalionin of I lie Blessed Virgin of the Nativity Uie nnd was civen fi rontract tor SIM hado ilhe common cause of aidin Ihr fam Clurch Ihr Sisters of Saint Francis trucks Coniptroller Ciciiernl Calislnsn Cnrlr AJall Kar who are on Ih welfare lists of Media and Glen Riddle the World1 McCarl ruled Fovil wouln Iwve to be WASHINGTON Dee r c n n s y 1 v a n i a Welshing little more of children im smokinr r clourty and rolilcr in north por Second than KO pounds Mrs Townsend lies years aRO and stillTnjoyi her pnch jni Saturday partly cloudy 1 abed but her mind is constantly on of smill every hour or two Shi hns trouble reineni say that he is not sick near Chester AVf rtrrn e n n s y 1 v a n i a Iiiaiiy ami sliclilly colder louiht io needy children nyiermn LJiiurcn 01 AICUI me IKHI iu vum mo ef amons these groups is the j Friends of both the Third street and from further ivrelus of federal con niniity Ceiiler which has welded Ihe Providence Meeting the Sodality tract Iwd won his first bat HiiviiK ieisons lo btTievi his story j vhe alert was the linment 1 fi vivid berini things of Ihe few days she ean not rare iivin IKHI satiiniJiy rloudv slijlitly warmer iiiii the police rcoidid it and Ihmhjiit ean tell with interest and exact Thiy explain her condition noth jirnbnilr rolUnrrd by rain in north ccked Vito upon suspicion He is eNius whieli happened 20 yours inf more than oui aye She ha beiii held pvndina an investHauon biore Misiuh 1inkums war lived her life is imnc but she by CorpariirOwei of the Avoncialc Way back in or thcrer bnriTks and Dataware ytatc police the woman started her lengthy breath inlri his lovy at raiver in a little shack at Rlauchters Ami so she enbotits ranl seem plTe has left to let io of what litlie wat chine on porlion TODAYS fill Varprr A trie Weather clear Irnck fast ilirs who are on Six htmdrrd srr goine out today and tomorrow lo families on i Continued on Pafc Fourteen i Crmliiiucrl on Iourtern I tola ivs ioiy H ii rareer in a unu MIU HL iiuiiv j hours iov lo that time i Point llelnware where hc ws born twelvemonth altrr rnntlcr his Womooilr lounri near Avoni of free parcnlr Married whn rhr hnr allrnmcirnt n vcnr nu vvns mu odcr hn K shr had al Hist lies and thinks and wails for the Continued nn Pifrr Fourteen i rcncly raised three children before end to come ft a m 3fi IV n m 7 n m 37 Noon ft 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