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Chester Times (Newspaper) - February 21, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania T DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION KOH SIX MONTHS ENDING SEPT EM BER 20,108 FINAL EDITION ★ ★ ★ ★ With All Latest and Best News of the Day SYTH YEAR—NO. 17,522. Dailv Leased Wire Reports of United Press (UPI and International News Service 1INS1 ( HESTER PA., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1033 PRICE, TWO CENTS JAPANESE DRIVE CHINESE FROM CH1NCH0W CITY Evacuated Volunteers Retreat t o .Mountain Strongholds Tokio ( laps Lid on News; Emperor Confers With Army Chief PEIPING, Fob. 21—(INS)—In a swift attack. Japanese troops today drove a large force of Chinese volunteers from the strategic city of Chin-chow. The volunteers, which had taken advantage of the absence of Japanese forces to take the city on Sunday night, retreated to their mountain strongholds. The Japanese suffered slight losses in the fighting which preceded the evacuation. Many buildings were set afire during the battle, but the important railway line running through Chin-show was not menaced. The Japanese launched their attack following arrival of reinforcements. Meanwhile, telephone messages from Jehol city as well as Japanese military information today confirmed earlier belief that activities of the past 24 hours in Jehol city were mere border skirmishes and not large scale fighting. It was learned on highest authority that the Japanese drive will be announced beforehand in a manifesto which will definitely make its commencement. SENATOR McClure SPONSOR OF BILLS Senator John J. McClure was sponsor of a bill in the Assembly, at Harrisburg. today, to appropriate 575,000 to the Pennsylvania Military College He also proposed an amendment to the administrative code by increasing the membership of the State Military Reservation Commission. Senator McClure also introduced a bill to amend the toll bridge acquisition law by imposing upon the commonwealth the full responsibility of constructing any roadway and maintaining any bridge located partially within the limits of a third-class city on a state highway rout*' carrying vehicular truffle over a stream. HOOVER MESSAGE URGES PLANS TO SPUR RECOVERY CONFERRING ON BRITISH DEBT President ruptey Backs Measure Bank-M anis of Dangers .JAPAN REJECTS LEAGUE REPORT ON MANCHURIA Turns Down Recommendations From CI roup of PC China to Accept It Assembly Adjourns Until Friday; Will Be Debated Officially Then PEIPING, Feb. 21— (UP)-Thc Japanese war machine in Manchuria, poised for an onslaught aimed to drive 150,000 Chinese troops from Jehol Province, was crippled today by Chinese raiders which destroyed a strategic iron railway bridge on the line paralleling the Eastern Jehol frontier. Traffic over the line, connecting Tahuson and Tungliao, was suspended and Japanese troop movements to Tungliao were halted temporarily. Continued on Last Page RESCUES LITTLE SISTER FROM LAKE An episode of youthful heroism was enacted Sunday afternoon, when Alice GENEVA. Fob. 21—(UP)—Japan officially rejected today the commit-: tee report to the Assembly of the League of Nations, blaming Japan for events in Manchuria. The large gathering was disappointed when the Assembly adjourned until Friday before beginning discussion of its final report j blaming Japan for events in Manchuria. Adjournment was on proposal of Paul Hymans, of Belgium, who ex-: plained that "at this grave juncture, we must not give even the appearance of precipitancy.” The rejection covered both the re-j port of the committee of 19 and its recommendations, including restoration of Manchuria to Chinese sovereignty. It came as the Assembly opened its final dramatic meeting to adopt the report, which will entail I Japan's withdrawal from the League. The Assembly, however, faced with ! the most critical action in the Leagues’s history, refused to be hur-! l ied and adjourned until Friday before taking definite action. I China will accept the report and i recommendations at Friday’s session, Q of Third wild Glive streets it was foiocast reliably. Gouts, 9, ot hire and Gave streets, | Today,s meeting held ln the Disarmament Hall, was crowded with Media, pulled her younger sister, Mary Jane, 6, from the deep waters of Broomall’s Dam. Media. The children went to the dam to see the skaters. About 4 o’clock in the afternoon, when they were sliding near the diving tower, the ice gave away and Mary Jane fell into thirty feet of water. As Alice started to tho rescue, the ice broke under her. too, but fortunately it was within a foot of the tower and she had the presence of mind to cling to one of the supports. It was an iron bar and to this she clung with one hand, teaching for her little sister with the other. She was able to grasp Mary Jane, who was I going down for the last time, and with the help of Richard Oakey, 17, 323 West State street, pulled her out onto solid ice. Oakey took the child to his home, where she was treated by' a nurse and put to bed. k Some of those who witnessed the representatives of all nations, eager for the end of the League’s efforts to conciliate the Chinese-Japanese dispute. Paul Hymans, of Belgium, who presided, read a formal statement,, re- ( ontinued on Last Page “5 A. M. BURGLAR” HELD FOR COURT Charged with robbing several homes in the Upper Darby reaiden-I tial section. Earl Newton, 23. of I Springfield. Mass., was held without bail for action of the grand jury to-j day at a hearing before an Upper j Darby police magistrate. Police, who arrested Newton, desig-: nated him the "5 a. rn. burglar,” because, they said, many of his robber-. j * i . *!    ,    ...    Aes were committed at that hour and near-tragedy took Alice to the Gollis , woulcj disappear immediately, re- hnmp nt Thirrt anri ohve stierts-j turning by trolley car to his Philadel- ; phia room. | When arrested February ll, police (said, Newton told them he had kidnaped a policeman at Agawan, Mass., I and at the point of a pistol, forced him to drive him in his car to Boston Strongly C riticize* Domestic Allotment Plan for Farm Relief WASHINGTON. Feb. 21 In a surprise move, President Hoover by special message yesterday urged on Con- I gress a broad program for “economic recovery” as possible of enactment | within the two remaining weeks of the session. The President's message strongly criticised the domestic allotment plan of farm relief and urged a temporary j leasing of marginal lands" instead It lashed out also at the publicity given to Reconstruction loans as "destroying the usefulness" of that organization. Hoover urged enactment by the Senate of the House-approved bankruptcy bill, ratification of the St. Lawrence seaway treaty, enactment by the House of a bill on the "general principles of the Glass banking bill, the granting of authority to the Reconstruction Corporation to increase the amount of relief loans to states and municipalities, and the enactment of his arms embargo sug- 1 gestions. While conceding Congress could not enact such a law before March 4. he urged also an inquiry designed to expand the home loan discount banks "into a general mortgage discount j system to be owned co-operatively by I ■ banks and mortgage companies." Such a system, he said. would parallel in the long-time credit field the serv-j ice of the Federal Reserve system for Continued on Last Page PROSPECT PARK SCHOOL GIRL HURT Frances Schmidt, 15, of 1212 Folsom avenue, Prospect Park, sustained severe lacerations of the head and face and a possible fracture of the skull, shortly after noon today, when she was struck by a motor truck driven by its owner, William Brown, of this city. The girl who was returning to her home from school at the midday recess period, is said to have stepped from the curb in front of the truck, which was proceeding along Lincoln avenue, near Eleventh avenue, in Prospect Park. The girl was struck j and the truck driver immediately ! stopped and went to her assistance. She was placed in a passing auto-; mobile and taken to the Taylor Hospital, in Ridley Park. Brown surrendered to the Prospect Park Police and is being held in bond to await the outcome of the girl’s in-juries. Within an hour after arriving from England, Sir Ronald Lindsay, British ambassador to Washington, Mas in eonfrrenee with President eleet Roosevelt at the Roosevelt home in New York. t he British envoy reported on his conversations with U*- government regarding the debt question STIMSON REFERS ROOSEVELT' TALK AMENDMENT TO WITH ENVOY AIMS VARIOUS STATES TO REVIVE WORLD Copies of Resolution, Passed by Congress, Prepared Overnight Mailed to Governors Likely Today; Dry Group Beads to Fight Broadening of Debt Parle) May Mean Program to Aid All Nations Lindsay Gives British View; Incoming Secretary to ( arrv tin Talks WASHINGTON, Fob. 21 UP) National prohibition awaits the verdict of the nation’s voters. The machinery of the Federal government was speeded up to refer to the 48 states the Blaine resolution for outright repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment. It was fresh from the House which yesterday adopted the measure by a vote of 289 to 121. Once copies of the resolution have been sent to the Governors of the states, by Secretary of State Stimson, the burden of offering the voters a chance to make known their will on the long debated question will rest with state legislatures. Before the amendment is wiped out. 36 in con er ted home, at Third and Olive streets, where she is still suffering from the effects of her cold plunge. Mary Jane will be kept at the Oakey house, which is a nursing home for convalescents, until she has completely recovered. WOM AN A SUK IDE YORK. Feb 21- (UP)—Mrs. Emma Hamberger. 60, died a suicide by hanging herself on the third floor of her home here, according to police. U. S. I RI ASI RY BALfcN< I WASHINGTON. Feb. Treasury balance as of I—(INS)— February 18, Newton also admitted many robberies in this section in the past three months, detectives said. C ERMAK PAST C RISIS OF LUNG INFEC TION MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 21—-GNS) — Fighting gamely, Mayor Anton J. SEEKS WITNESSES TO FATAL ACCIDENT Witnesses to a railroad tragedy, in this city, which clanned the lives of three small boys, on the afternoon of Sunday, November 20, are being sought by relatives of the small victims. The children whose lives were snuffed out were George and Wesley Davis, ll and 9 years of age respectively, and James Hamilton, ll. of the 400 bl wk Rose street. The boys were trapped on a Pennsylvania Railroad trestle bridge spanning Morton avenue. The father of the Davis children is anxious that anyone who saw the accident get in touch with him. as he believes that someone witnessed the children being ground to death, but remained in the background dur-iny the probe by the coronor and police. three-fourths of the states, all, must by popularly-elet vention ratify if. In an effort to act as speedily as passible, the State Department worked far into the night preparing the formal notifications which must be sent out telling states of the action of the House and Senate. Forty-eight envelopes carrying sealed and be-ribboncd copies of the Blaine amendment were in the mails. When they have been delivered to the respective Governors, the Federal Government will have done all in Its power to afford the nation a chance w act Reports from scattered parts of the country and a survey of the situation ahead, indicated that, despite congressional enthusiasm, the fight Continued on Last Page RT CHESTER MAN III IN CRASH IN YORK (Special to th* Times) 5321,364.970.94;    expenditures,    $5,000,-    i Cermak, of Chicago, one of five vic- 963.14; customs receipts,    $10,786,142.60    Urns of bullets aimed at President- . -    elect Roosevelt, has successfully passed the crisis of possible lung infection from his wound, according to a bulletin issued this morning by Dr. E. T Nichol. The mayor, however, is still in danger of infection from the bullet which remains imbedded in his spine. The crisis from this condition was expected tonight or tomorrow. Cermak passed a restless night, Dr. Nichol said. Mrs. Joseph Gill, the other seriously wounded victim, "continues to improve", the bulletin stated. MRS. UN. FEW’S DORSE WINS CIT HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY (Bt I nit cd Press) AT AGL A CALIENTE 1—Sir Opie,    Ridgewood, l r. 2—Saddle    Skirts, Motor    Park, Wooden    Soldier, Aspador. Old Mark, Accordance. 3—None. 4—Bill Henry. Black Hair, \ntha S., Business    Man, Tienette,    Selma Barbee. 5—None. 6—June Moon, Miss Myrtha, Very French, Fair ( at ch, Voltear, Nihil, Eastko. 7—None. Weather clear, track fast. C AR HITS POLE; DRIVER UNINJURED AT FAIR GROUNDS 1—In Par. 2—i None). 3—Muir Station. 4—Tadcaster, Little Nap. I'forme, 5—Olive A. 6—Tea Green, Allegretto, 7—Marengo. X—i None). Weather, clear; track, fast. Robert Robinson. 16. of 229 Bayard road. Bywood, narrowly escaped injury last night, when an automobile he was driving crashed into a pole at Ninth and Flower streets, causing considerable damage to the car and snapping the pole off at the base. The youth told police he was traveling at a moderate rate of speed, going west on Ninth street, when the .Must Hurry, automobile skidded on the greasy pavement and before he could stop ;it the car had mourned the sidewalk Prtc'ant. Tile driver, who escaped with a few minor bruises was summoned to appear for a hearing in police court tomorrow morning. MIAMI, Fla., Fob. 21 Helen of Troy, owned by Mrs. Joseph N Pew. Jr., of Ardmore, Pa., and ; ridden by Mrs. D. V, Boice. of Prince-; ton, N J., had taken a bad fall in an earlier class, the horse and rider came back to win the John R. Townsend Memorial Cup class for the hunters at the Miami Biltmore Horse Show today. Fay Crest, owned by Albert J. Davis, of Brookville, N. Y , was second, and Epic, owned byFredWUms-hurst, of Eatontown. N. J,, was third. Crumpet, owned by the Trillora farms of Shrewsbury, N. J . was winner of the three-jumpers class Flint Lock, owned by the Sixth U S Cav-aldy, won the individual military jumping blue ribbon. DIES A SUK IDE CHARLESTON, W. Va., Feb. 21 -<INS) —John Atkinson Thayer, 55, former United State Commissioner and former United States Assistant District Attorney, was found shot to death in his home here today. Coroner W F Work declared after an investigation that Thayer had died a suicide. ADOPTS CONFERENCE REPORT YORK. Pa Five persons were injured yesterday in a collision at Fawn Grove near here. of two automobiles operated by Joseph L. Grayson. 212 Yamall street, Chester, and Joseph Hostler. The Chester motorist was visiting his brother, Mortimer Gayson in front of whose home the accident occurred. The injured were occupants of Hostler's machine, which j was bumped by Grayson’s machine. UP)—-After .highway patrolmen alleged, as it was pulling out of a driveway. NEW YORK, Feb. 21 -(INS) A world economic conference embracing vital International pro Hems, assembling in Washington or London soon after March 4 loomed , as a distinct possibility today following the second meeting between President-elect Roosevelt and Sir j Ronald Lindsay, the British ambassador. Sir Ronald returned to the United ; States with word that hts govern-! ment could not agree to economic i concessions in exchange for revision Jot Britain's $4 500,000.000 debt in nd-j Vance of a general meet ing of the I world powers. j The fact that Mr. Roosevelt, together with his yet unannounced sec-j ret ary of state, will continue conversations with the ambassador between I now' and inauguration, clearly indi-!cates an accord on procedure. Also, although advices from Lon-| don reported that Premier Ramsay I MacDonald was prepared to sail I March I for debt negotiations if word was favorable from Sir Ronald, it. was hinted broadly at the Roosevelt home here MacDonald would not be corn-: lug until ‘Tater.’’ Announcement was expected that Senator Cordell will be the Roosevelt secretary of state. This formality I would permit him to enter into pre-: Ii. unary negotiation with the British embassy at once. Ti wa* possible also that Hie new Sceretary of the Treasury would be named formally. This post, reputedly i Continued fin Last Page N G D. HEADQUARTERS GD TO HARRISBURG HARRISBURG. Feb. 21 (INSU Headquarters of the 28th Dill ion will he transferred {rom Philadelphia to1 Hart a. burg on or about Mare;* 13, ai -cording to an announcement today : from Adjutant General David J Davis. The move is coincident with the expected appointment of Brig. Gen. > O .Shannon to succeed Ma). Gen.. COUNTY OFFIC IAL TAKES EXCEPTION TO STATEMENTS Argument With Taxpayers* Attorney Marks (’oncorc!Ville Meeting Says Equalization of Assessments Is Aim of Tax Revision Board A heated discussion between James J Skelly, ct Media, and Jamas L. j Rankin, attorney of this city, on the j question of whether or not Delaware j county s annual assessment would be J increased by the Board for Assess-I meut and Revision of Taxes, of which I body Mr Skelly is a member, featured j the annual convention of the Supervisors and Auditors of Delaware j County yesterday. The convention, held In the "Old MIU" at the Brillion Lake Club, Con-cordville. attracted more that IOO mem liars to the all-day session, which was featured by talks by J. Burton j Weeks, president of the Keystone Automobile Club, and Dr. Ivor K. Griffith, of the Philadelphia College I of Pharmacy, in addition to those of Mr .skelly and Mr. Rankin. "We are doing all we can to J equalize assessments In the county." I declared Skelly, "and have not authorized anyone to say that the c essment, will be raised. We are ; doing our work honestly and fairly I and I. for one, refuse to be influenced by any man, or group of men, re-sponsible for spreading around un-j authorized statements, that we are I Intending to raise the total assessment.” i Later, Mr. Rankin challenged Mr. I Skelly’* statement, and said; “Last December, C. Edwin Hunter, a County Commissioner, said that after assessments were equalized, there would be added to the county’s assessment, I $100,000,000, thus    Increasing the county's borrowing capacity. All that J wa ask is assurance th)d the assess- I ment will not be increased." Mr. Skelly began    his address by    I saying, (hat when the Board for As-; segment and Revision of Taxes began | Continued un I,ast Page MONOXIDE FUMES C AUSE OF DEATH Unemployed for    many weeks, Chester Ruth, 31, of 7056 Clover lane.    J Stone hurst, was found dead in his j garage yesterday afternoon, the vie- I tim of carbon monoxide fumes. When Ids wife, Mary, 28. called him to lunch about two o’clock yes- j friday afternoon, Ruth did not respond Going to the garage, at the rem of the house, Mrs. Ruth found I her husband unconscious under his car. Upper Darby pollee took Ruth to the Delaware County Hospital, where physicians pronounced him dead. According to Mrs. Ruth, her husband had obtained work at his trade of carpenter and was working on his ear, to have it in readiness to use in getting to his placa of employment this morning. ROBINS VISITS HOOVER McClure offers PA. CONVENTION PLAN ON REPEAL Senator Proposes Body of 07 Delegates to Act on the Amendment Governor Is Empowered to ( all an Election to Choose the Group Colonel Raymond Robins, prominent prohibition advocate who disappeared five months ago on Ids way to xisit President Hoover, is shown above leaving the While House alter making his belated rail. Robins, who wa* • omul living as a mountaineer in Whittler, N. <’., following it nationwide search, made no comment on the prospect of repeal action except to say, "I stand where I always have stood.** State Passes Dry Repealer HARRISBURG, Fob. 21—(INS) The Conner-Sowers dry repealer triumphed decisively in the House loday and Pennsylvania thus moved to rub out state prohibition for the first time since the Snyder-Armstrong enforcement act was written into the statute book* nearly ten years ago. Tile vote was 136 for passage to 62 against. The bill now goes to the Senate, where it was expected to be held until liquor control legislation is prepared. Although leaders wrcrc split over the question of bringing the bill lo a final vote, the wets were able to command mighty strength and poll 31 votes more than the required constitutional majority, Repre; ritative Ellwood Turner, Delaware county, initiated a move to postpone action on the repealer when that order was reached, suggesting that the measure be laid aside for a special order of business at noon next Tuesday. Impatient over repeated delays, rh re -tentative Patrick Conner. Philadelphia, co-sponsor of the bill, vigorously objected and demanded Immediate action. He was sustained by the House and a debate lasting barely a half hour got under way Immediately. The entire Delaware county delegation voted for the Conner-Sowers dry repealer. McClure group in UTILITIES PROBE E, WI Price aider. Jr., Chester, divi- JI DCFS' SALARY BILL HARRISBURG. Feb. 21—(INS) — Lifting the judicial salary cutter from the postponed calendar where it had lain for two weeks, the Senate today passed the bill by a vote of 42 to 6 The measure provides for a flat 15 per cent, reduction in all judicial .salaries but would not affect, .sitting Judges during their present terms. BOMB WRI (KS THEATRE LOS GATOS, Cal, Feb. 21 INS) With a detonation that shook the town, a bomb exploded today wrecking a theatre that has been operating on a basis of "pay what you can" for admission. Mel LI RL BILL PASSES HARRISBURG. Feb. 2! -INB' : The St na 1 Senator *i I power po J State to st met ion i the put p< J ment pro MR? RENO, C. H, tin prominent ming ton, of Reno, her plans ment of a to last night passed finally J. McClure’s bill to cm-1 i lira I subdivisions of the borrow from the Rocon-Finance Corporation for j " of financing irnprovc- (I ti PO NT I N RENO • . Feb. 21 -'INS) Mrs. tnt, wife of the socially f rimmot duPont, of Wil-i    today wa* a resident it he refused to discuss blowing reported employ- TELLS OF DUTIES BANKER QUIZZED OF P ARENTS AT STOCKS PROBE AT ll LALE MI PARK 1—Noah’s Pride. Don Carlos, Aegis, t omes June, Spanish Isle, Polyfon, 2— t None I. 3—1 None), i—i None). 5—(None), 6—■ None). 7—Flying Here, ll father, Absinthe, track, fast. clear; AT HAVANA I — Paddv Flaherty. M e n rf e I I. ( humniy, Leu Black, Flying Boy. Drifter. 2— None). 3—Wrack Royal. 4—I’anfron. Darkayress, Wotta Life, Topsie II. 5—Arrogant. Regusted, Nelson, silver Wave. Yumuri. 6—Loyola. Beau Wpm, Play ( hoice. 7—James T, Polite!!. Weather, clear; track, fast. 18,000 EGGS SMASHED SCRANTON. Pa., Fob. 21 'INS — William Lundey, of Reading Center, N Y, was injured and a cargo of 18 -OOO eggs were smashed when his truck struck a concrete bridge abutment and overturned on the Lackawanna 'Dad at Kingsley today. ROB P. O., FIRE HOI SI. HARRISBURG Feb. 21— INS — Thieves early today burglarized Enola* postoffice and fire house, both in the same building. Their total loot, including $3 in cash from the post-office, amounted to $58, DEPUTY WARDEN DIES HARRISBURG Fob. 21 INS — Riley B Shope. 58. deputy warden of *he Dauphin County Jail since 1917. aas found dead in bed at his home near Linglestown today, the victim of a heart attack. WASHINGTON. F* The House today ade ference report on the office appropria? on* eluded a restoration for airmail stricken : bill by the Senate. >    21- tUP)— _)ted the conter usury post-bill which in-f the $19.000 000 om the original . M. U. Prep. School Headmaster Addresses Barents and Teachers Ex-Head of N. Y. ( it). Answers on Merger National Queries REAR ADM IR XL DILS WASHINGTON Fob 21 'UP Rear Admiral Robert S. Griffin, 76 retired, died today in Naval Hospital Admiral Griffin was chief of tile Naval Bureau of Engineering during the World War. APPROVES BANK RESOLUTION WASHINGTON. Feb. 21—(UP) — A resolution permitting national banks to eo-opcrate with State banks in an emergency was approved today by the Senate Banking and Currency Committee. HELP IN SLAYING Benjamin Berliner, 23. Philadelphia. was held bv police today as the self - admitted slayer of William Shapiro. 24 a small time racketeer. Pennsyiv School a Sylvania (aspirata and resp meeting Parent-! Mint! Co re ss on !S Of p Frank! master of the Preparatory of the Penn-ege. gave an the duties •eats, at a P the and D; eral Frat Com Ag natl ally turn bors for t ing thou P. M C. pre,Mon. F i tier son held in i street ht P and and ch was proved of ext I kcarpi ion-resting to the P T. A mem- nth* igh by the the ■pre teaching said de- ssion i in -that low'." IGI ■I id- W A S HIN G TO N    Feb 21 With Char]! I    Mitche , president of the company chairman of its board, on the Senate stock market mg commute began its in the farflung aff 1    of th( City Bank of New ' The hearing room spectators and a b lights crashed a tit' seat. For the fir.1 every member of th* committee was prest lug opened. Ferdinand Pecora, sci, reviewed previous it which Mitchell had laid bef committee, giving his connect] both the National City Bank National City Com phi v, aff! the bank. He was asked tht of the original trustee s of t lion a I City Compar:", back and said he could not remem (INS > — nd now e stand. I’estigat-iry into National today. eked with r of flash -r*SS took ill* ae, almost, ite banking s the hear- HARRISBURG, Pa , Feb. 21 GJP) Tiro present course of the Senate commit tee, named to investigate Public Service Com nr las Ion, will concern recommended change* to tile State Laws Regulating Public Utilities. Tire committee of which John J. McClure, Delaware, is chairman. Indicated this policy today as it. called Dr. Clyde King. chairman of the Public Service Commission, before it In m public hearing. King will lie questioned concerning the commission’s recommendation* for amendments to the Public Service Company law which define* the regulatory body’* duties and powers in controlling utilities. Ile also will be asked to suggest any changes he considers necessary. PAYS FOK DAMAGES; CASK IS SETTLED Arrested last Saturday on a warrant charging hun with suspicion of being a "hit and run" driver, John lf Furlong, of West Mowry street, was discharged when arraigned for a hearing last night, before Magistrate Michael A. Honan, of the Second Ward. E ugene Knoblauch, of Swarthmore, who obtained the warrant, told Magistrate Honan that he learned Furlong stopped after an automobile he was driving struck and damaged the Knoblauch parked car. but continued on Wien lie could not locate j Knoblauch, who was attending a j dance at P. M. C. Furlong paid for the damage to Knoblauch’s automo- ; bile. IT. DARKY MOTORIST KILLED IN ( RASH John J O'Neill. 28. of 711 Sellers avenue. Upper Darby, was instantly j killed when the automobile in which he was a passenger skidded and overturned on Blac k Horse Hill on Pottstown-West Chester pike, near West I Chaster. He was pronounced dead from a j broken neck at the Homeopathic Hos- ! pita I here John J. Sullivan, Upper Darby policeman, driver of the car, j Cheesier County i Ford, decided no try and Sullivan i MANY CITIZENS EXPRESS REGRETS Pay Tribute to Memory of Prominent Ph y s i e i a n and A Red Lawyer Many pencil* are expected to view the remains tonight of Dr. S. R. Crothcrs, widely-known surgeon and elal, who dic'd in the Chr ter Hospital after a comparate'’y brief Illness. The viewing will take place between 7 and 9 o’clock at hi* late residence, 415 East Ninth street. Widespread expressions of regret were voiced by public official* at the the j courthouse, Media, when they learned of his death. Judge- Mac Dade’ In a public tribute, said that, "Dr. Crothers was always cheery and very sensitive of the* feelings of others. He wa* too tenderhearted for the office of Mayor, but his Lust public office fitted him mast particularly. He wa* sympathetic of the distress of the' poor, as well aa careful to watch closely expenditure of Poor I)is- HARRISBURG, Pa, Feb. 21—(UP) Two separate plans for Pennsylvania’s action on the 21st Amendment, repealing federal prohibition, were laid today before the State Legislature. Sen. John J McClure, Delaware county, proposed a convention of 67 delegates, 33 chosen at large and the remainder from the 34 congressional districts to act on the proposed amendment. Rep. Clinton Sowers, Philadelphia, presented a convention oroposal calling for selection of one delegate from each congressional district. He made no provision for delegates at large nor ' r decision In case of a tie vote. The plans were submitted to respective law and order committees in the Senate and the House for consideration. Meantime other legislators were reported considering presentation of bills setting up conventions based on different methods of representation. „ , ,    ,    _    . i,i Under the McClure bill, presented county of.;r ii, who died Sunday night j by onP ()f leaders of the Republican State organization which dominates the Legislature, the Governor would be empowered to call a special election to choose convention delegates or would be permitted to Continued on Last Page ( LOI DY, COLDER WEATHER PREDICTED ithers was typical of the doctor, the type that is scarce in these days of We pay tribute to him being very I the proper I trict funds "Dr. Oro : old family I becoming ; specialist.1 j as a physician, a public servant and | a citizen." Harry M, Birney, Jr., former Com-’ rn is* loner, spoke feelingly of hi* long i friendship anti Dr. Crothers, who wa* ids personal physician. "He was a wonderful doctor, always on call, lo matter who wanted him. nor what time of day or night. Hus great trouble wa* in not collecting fees for hi* services." Several prominent resident* of the eastern section of the city commented upon the death of Dr. Crothers, yesterday. Dr L. P. Wyman, Dean of the Pennsylvania Military College, of which Dr. Crothers was the official physician, had known Dr. Crothers for nearly 30 years "My opinion of Dr, Crothers is. that he was a man always dependable and a physician alway* much interested in each individual patient; each patient wa* of special interest to him and a case was more than a mere examination and dismissal He was a true friend and stood high in the profession. The Pennsylvania Military College feels that they lost nut only a very valuable medical adviser, but also a loyal friend of the college” Upon learning of the Crothers, MLV Mary ti recti ess of nurses of th* Partly cloudy and slightly colder is the prediction today in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and (Maryland. It will be partly cloudy 1 tomorrow also. The highest temperature here yes-terday was 52 degrees, at ll 45 a. rn, and the lowest was 40. at 2 a. rn. The | average of 46 was thirteen degrees above the average February 20 last year. Maximum temperature for the date is 70, established in 1930, and minimum 9, In 1893 Sunrise today u'as at 6 46 a. rn , and 1 sunset will be at 5.44 p. rn , Eastern Standard time. Topicsof Times The chap who shot at Franklin D. Roosevelt was sentenced to 80 years in prison. With good time off he should be out by the times he reaches IOO, Just about the time we thought conditions were improving the House and Senate vote to repeal the 18th Amendment and will probably throw millions of bootleggers out of employment. pi tai, said: "Dr fine man, kind did a wonderfu aion.** Dr. David A of the Chester rot!: an Ward. Schoo Jeath of Dr. Ebright di-Crozer Hos-whs such a iderate, and his profos- sr*onailv iperintendent said: "While maimed with C om aq I not rnnjured. Herbert < was riece detained TWO TRESPASSERS HAVE FINES IMPOSED dee coun-Limony re the n with rid the ate of ie Na-I 1911 cr. He Charged with trespassing in a scant house at Front and Kerlin (reefs, yesterday, Albert Bonham. Kerlin street, near Second > fined 52 and costs, or 24 jail, when given a hearing court this morning. Dr bon. 50. of Front and cts, also arrested for tres-the Allison plant, at Sec-‘almer streets, wa* I Negro, of street, wa.1 hours in in police < FT ank 1 Engle st re passing in ond and I I was not p» Dr. (Tother I knew much of hts fine record and great work In the profession and heard praises of him continually from all sources.” Miss Lucy G Hathaway, supervising head of the Home Service Section of the local chapter. American Red Cross, said; "I think Dr. Grot her* was Continued on Page Eight ROBBERY IN WEST IND ...... A First ward resident who rammed a reporter’* car ihe other night probably by this time that its hard to deliver the news. A burglar who stole church money la re. if caught, should be sentenced to attend one for the rest of his life. There may bt* something in that proposal to make motor fuel out of grain It may be better to give cora to the motor Instead of the driver. l ooking over the proposed list of jobs for Democrats it looks as if the G. O. P. is just the going out parade. Tomorrow is the "Father Mother’s day month* hence. the day to celebrate of Our Country." is celebrated several A store, operate Joseph Gillespie, at NI Highland avenue, wa: morning, by vandals bv nth 5 en wh 56 Continued on Last Page Continued on Last Page examination to determine his •id for sanity. with approximately cigarettes aud candy. A the door was broken sad lock disengaged to effect Police tire conducting an Loa. Alex street :ered ) eses worth g:,iSS 111 the inner entrance. Investiga- and and this ped of WASHING ION, Feb. 21—(UPI — Farecas! for tonight and Wednesday) I astern Pennsylvania. New Jersey, partly cloudy and colder tonight! Wednesday fair. Western Pennsylvania: Fair, colder, tonight; Wednesday increasing cloudiness, slowly rising temperature in west portion, TODAY! TEMPERATURES 6 a. rn. .. ... 40 ll a rn. ... .. 46 7 a. rn. .. .., 38 Noon ....... 8 a. rn. ., 39 I p. rn. ,,, I 9 a. rn. ... 44 ,d ct .. 60 . IO a. rn. .. ... 48 ;