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Chester Times (Newspaper) - January 6, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania ; DAILY AVERAGE Mer P A I I) CIRC I LMION TOK SIN MHN I HS ENDING ?    <::ptf    m    RFR I 20,1 OS FINAL EDITION it it if if With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH YEAR—NO. 17,483. DaSlv Leered Wire Reror’x of UnUed Pre and Interna’ionnl NM* Service (IN! .UP) ( HESTER, PA.. FRIDAY. JANUARY 6. 1033 EK! HTE EN PAGES COOLIDGE BURIAL SA TURDA YAMONG VERMONT HILLS Simple Ceremony Planned for Funeral of Former President, Who Died Suddenly at Northampton Home yesterday President Hoover and Congressional Leaders to Attend Leave Tonight Unknown to the Public, Silent “Cal ' Had Been III for Two Weeks With Indigestion, Which Developed Cardiac Complications Was Sixty Years of Age Widow Bears Up Well Under Strain HIS LAST PICTURE NORTHAMPTON, Ma s.. Jan 6 ii pi—Calvin Coolidge. the thirtieth President of the United Stale:    will rest tomorrow beside his father in Granite Hills. His burial, on a cold hillside of Plymouth, Vt , where his ancestor? were buried, will be as he wished It, without undue solemnity and without The former President, in riea’h as in life, was a svmbol of the simple node of life which had been his rode. which had characterized his r\pry act. from obscure lawyer to th'’ Presidency. rt was the wish of his widow that hLl burial would be the sam unostentatious, unmarked by pomp or i remonious circumsfnrre. Harry Ross, hts secretary and perhaps his only real confidant outside his immediate family, raid tv' would he buried with a!) thr simplicity that marked his life and the Jives of his arrestors. It was Mrs Coolidge'* u».h. Rose .'rid. "that the usual grandeur b absent from these rites she would have him buried as stmpiy as was his mother, his father and his son, It was his way." Calvin Coolidce might lias*' been buried in Arlington cemetery, to rest alongside the great of th*’ nation. Mr*. Coolidge, who knew him best. chose for his final resting p'sc" the cemetery in the hills that are white through the w inter and green through the summer. HH ancestor*. "for generations b^ck” had been buried there. Funeral services will be at the Fd-uards Ccngrenational Church, where < nntfniKd on Ult Pag" Sprout s Refusal Paved Coolidge Path to White House Coolidge Body To Lie in State NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Jan. « 'UP' The body of Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United State*, will lie in sta'e tomorrow in the simple town church which hr attended in life. For an hour, friends, neighbors and distinguished visitors from out of town will be permitted a last look at the man who led them through their most prosperous tears. Calvin Coolidge became the thirtieth President of the United States only because a Chester man .'topped aside and permitted Fate to name the New Englander as Chief Executive. The year was 1920, when the Republican National Convention was being held in Chicago. Governor William C Sproul, Chester s most famous son. was placed in nomination for the Presidency by the Keystone delegation and he picked up some • upport from other stater The balloting kept on for several candidate without definite results Then came the famous telephone rail from Philadelphia, with Boles Penrose on one end. and a party power on the other. ' Harding," said Penrose and Harding it was Then the delegates, tired and harried from the nerve-wracking balloting for the Presidential nomination, turned to the Vice-presidency. The ever popular Governor Sproul retried the logical choice. A delegation of lenders went to Sprout's suite and offered him the nomination. Without hesitation, Governor Sproul declined, He thanked them for .the high honor, but stated he did not believe he wanted the second highest position on the tGat gesture, Governor Sproul turned down the Presidency of the United States, for the Harding-Coohdge ticket was easily elected and when President Harding died in August. 1923. Vice-President Coolidge was sworn in na Chief Executive. Thus Governor Sproul befame possibly the only man in American history to beeline the Presidency of the United States. HOOYER PARTY OFF TONIGHT TO COOLIDGE BIER Servants Cacking Baffs for His Fourth Presidential Funeral Tnp Hairs at Half-staOT Over the Nation; Guns Moan Tomorrow JUST $11,000 MEANS \ NEW POST OFFIC E of Chester and a new po«t PRICE, TWO CENTS rr ■    r.....jrxz-'«3BJL. I (I TO 20 YEARS IS SENTENCE FOR YOUNG liANMTS IN. ‘Ct tt WASH I NC I The nation ! of moumir | Hooa cr pier neral of Calvin Coo ITie country* fin staff. Its military mourning insignia grievcfi The capita Mr Hoo\< s and Ic for Ni tom or t ions long boon val* Hie Pr delfeaf ion ampton * immediate home will idee s gt av e md Jan. 6 *UPt — a 30-day period v a* r; evident attend the fuddle, gs were at half officers were in Its citizens WM stunned party will leave rn tonight At sun-up In a1! shore sta-Dr„'in their davit-hourly Inter- Only $11,000 stand* between the City office. What am* we to do about i* ? Any other city in the I nited States would he turning heaven and earth to sea that the proper^ ow e - of ti e ^elected site get together and if no other means are possible effect    a    pro rata reduction in    their prices so that the city might have this needed    improvement. A* iv known at lea*t to a majority of our citizens, the sum af has been appropriated for this government building, and the federal authorities are willing to put 1230,000 of this fund into a down-town building *itr but no rn re, having <    - I ti'# Ii • $3,000. Three groups rf owners ara r    md n - deal.    two    owner-    of    ------ — unimproved resit) and cig'? I nee owe os ,» of H-e owners of sn Taxi Un VPF, State \\ itnPSS, unimproved parcel of land, real!* the key to the situation, has reduced hts price from $105,000 to $*>0,000; the owner of the other unimproved parcel has reduced his price from $50,000 to $11,000; the third group, owners of eight dwelling house , after condemnation proceedings bv the West End Trio Convicted of Charge of Robbing ( bain Store Manager Gets Suspended Sentence —Ordered From State gun: md ll at ti * reunion.Ti Nort tics They will return > Washington The trip made while Mr. Cnol-iwxly ss being lowered in a next to of his forbears government, was awarded by a jury of viewers thus making a total of $211,000 for the prop $11,000. This, in a nut -hell, is the situation. Any other community would bring pre* are owners who have not made a sufficient '•.•entice some federal building that would he a credit ti It’* everybody’* business and a civic duty ment of prices that this city may profit Ic to which every one could point with pride. In a final analysis it seems very evil the jury of viewers are out of all pro port sa far as real estate assessment* and act city. This is no criticism of tho commis-in to hear testimony in the condemnation pi say. ujson the testimony as prod on I. The testimony introduced before the eonnni government tended to r tabli'-h the va ie of the from IS,700 loo to $10,SOU high, w! ’a the te<,f| in round figure? sed site or an $ I OI .OOO, s of and lux .soil lit the rocky little cemetery near Plymouth, Vt, Congress, which adjourned yesterday ut respect to Mr Coolidge, I planned to continue if* deliberations today. Most ol its member* and I practically every prominent churn I of the rapna1, sent condolences to Mrs Cool irk" one of the most pop-h 11 Fir.** I u in Washington's ni*- most fanciful dreamer of market val to bear on these property in price to secure a hand- i hest cr. to demand some adjust-an ample and ornate building lent that the awards made by mn to real and tangible values na! sale-* arr concerned in this n appointed bv the government •ceding* for they acted, *n they sion In behalf of the dwellings to he taken tony on behalf of the of the properties to be claimants (dwelling hove est established the \ taken from $18,000 low to $18,800 high. It is reported on the hest authority that these dwellings $3,200 some veals ago. Allowing for an increase m value due to some business enterprise* on Wed Fifth street it i* difficult for the layman to understand how the value could be enhanci d (UH! per rent, even by the in < he-ter. •naut,* th# im; The la!r t »Is bt ( oolio as he appeared in one of the I of him. pi* lurex taken Mri Sprout, Many Times Hostess to Cool'd?-, Shocked im:. I fornir. r the ct re:; a mmibc "Mr. ■:U." dea Manor, wid? Sprout, wa* deeply afTr as it war, relayed to ii*- Penn ma th* K' v mini rn c g yr. Will; ii vin C he Tutu Ar*. Coolidge were personal friend* myself. ’ saw Mrs. Sproul. 1 Th»y were our gu*sta o fions, both in the executive mansion af Harrisburg. JLapidra Manor. Mr. Sproul and I also visited th Coolidge at the White House ’’ Mr* Sproul immediately telegraphed h af her home in Northampton Mas* iproul v.a.s some two years older than Brevi rs 1915 rind 1919, Mr Coolidge served the r -ii tv cs gov'-rror. He visited Chester in that ca] I friend of Governor Sproul. Mr. Sproul‘a ten this .st • ’*» ex ended from 1919 to 1923. Ar, govern of th"* Union, th' two men had much In commot cv formed at tnat time developed into a las'lny an Governor Sproul .spent many week-ends at th" WI it by Oc Purim of Mas er became a executive t friend* hip anociation in ernor f. the y*a wan if ti lone by or and f On a - our home at rn' ani Mr* Mr* Coolidge ]rni Coolidge I mon wealth capacity and s chief of two od the ‘rsonvl Hour e. ss it ho’it th* Known pub! SWARTHMORE fOOLIRGB VISIT ARBORETUM PLAN TO UNION LEAGUE TRUCK OWNERS WILE ORGANIZE MAYOU APPOINTS MEDICAL EX WHINERS Mayor William Ward, Jr.. today anil uncrri the appointment of a Board • f Medical Examiner?, who will make r. physical examination of several patrolmen of the local police department in view of placing them on th*’ pension list. The board Is composed of Dr* John ' \ C Donahoo. the latter being the rity physician. No time for the examinations has been set, this boing left to the discretion of the examining board If. is understood that ten member* of the force have been notified to be in readiness for the examination. CONDITION is I MR Members of the household of Robert Wetherill, Sr., retired manufacturer and banker, who has been con- , fined to his home by serious illness, j report that his condition has remained fair during the past several days, following a slight rally the early j art of th" week. Report of Arthur H. Scott Horticultural Foundation. Submitted Plan.* fop an arboretum comparable with the best, in tbe United State*, nre disclosed in the report of the Aithur H Scott Horticultural Foundation, marie public at Swarthmore today. The report wa* prepared by John C. Wister, director of the foundation, and appears a* a supplement to thr annual report of Swarthmore College. Tile purpose ct! the Foundation, In memory of Arthur Hoyt Scott, of the elas* of 1895. and late president of the Scott Paper Company of Che: -ter. is expressed as a claire "to help horticulture by visual demonstration, which can be best realized by the planting in a public place of such trees, shrub* and flowers as can be used by people of average mean* living in tire Philadelphia district." Emphasis is placed upon perennial, < ontintu'd on Fax! Page DEC LARE MISS M CI E ACCIDENT VICTIM Presicirn' Fed Cites ‘CalV Friend *Mp M’ifD Lair Gov. \\< . Snroul at IC i Meet Flans Discussed inu Held I • venin*, ( ountv Proposition "He liked to fortabie and h That word idge's la*t vtsi ta Philadelphia tea Founders Day addr’ * 1927, was spoken bv Fell, pre.1 idem of the "To welcome Pre .lh visit US— he felt felt the friendli •jour President to th" Union I conines* " Cool-eagu" d*l»ver the November 17, F Lawrence League. 1 n' Coolidge HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY I Ut I nltrri Pres > JEFFERSON PARK SCRATCHES Weather cloudy, track faxt. I—Wrench, light Rope, link Porter, Don Car* ar, CTaxbvx < hniee, Boyish Bub, Pattie Kate. Elizabeth S.. Florence Dolan. Master Ogdcp. ?—Chummy, Cion. Campbell, Mr-tinkle, Pennant Bearer. Dedicate. \gnex Sorel, /ode. Blighter. Norse, Rig Shot. I.— Wars End. Prim inlo, Overbrook Dflma Dunn. Patricia Clare. B” rude. Aerial trumpet. I^um, .loan K . Die k C hevely •I—ll i i<l ur Prince, Pharatime, Cia-br lie*. Mamie I), \rnhne, Re^o, Rf’l!"s Past. C apt. Henry, Resubmission, East Heels. 5—Voltevta. ^p«it Pot, Sunnyside I p Nurses Roy 6—Mutual Friend, I nderriun Piecemeal. Has ola. Transformation, C harlie Bills. Blue Darter. No I un. st. .lim, f riar. 7—Sedgie, dinging Kid Reservation. Peace I.adv. Chief f hallenger. I.adv Viola, Bill" Damsel. I lagg Porter. Pomfret. Missy. AT AGI \ C \L1I NTE I — Pompnhone, N'elbane. Molanchia, sorrv Arg. C armel. Quick Flight. 2—Dr, Louis Barnman. .".—Missive, Genghis Khan. Suitor. Burton Agnes, Grarrlard, V'rorri-ance, I—lldriur Rotk, Roval Realm. Ga' World. “V— None , 7—Resio C era Altav ar. Bright Out-V-;. Neb!" -ir, beths Pvc"n. Home '• nod Weather clear, trark fart. Member* of the family of Mi*. Mar: MrCue, of Bf»4 East Ninth street, lociav declared the report that Mi** Met' .•> had fried to end her life last Tuesday bv taking ga* was erroneous. It wa* stated that Muss McCue wa* returning from the third floor apartment atop of her home and was overcome bv gas fumes while descending the ?’Airs. She fell heavily and was found unconsiciou* a short time later by a member of the family. An investigation showed, the family declared, that n gas jet on a heater on the third floor had been pulled partly op"n by a boy in the family and had been flowing for a half-hour before Miss McCue had gone to the third floor on an errand She was treated at the Chester Hospital and soon r?turned to her home. on that occasion was a'tnod th" last public nppeannre of former Governor William C Sproul. th*n president of the Union League," recalled Mr. Fell "He ended his presidency of the League the |t*xf month and died the following March. The address in which he introduced President C<x>!icig» on that ne ti .on was one o' the me.? magnificent he ever made. lr is little known, perhaps, how old and warm was the friendship between Governor Sproul and President Coolidge. It began long before the la'ter u**r.f to Washington Governor Sproul went to Mawachu.vtt and mane I -lf a dozen aririre, ■•?* when Coolidge wa campaigning for the governorship And Mr and Mrc Coolidge on several occasions were Continued nu l.a't Page VEHICLES RFMI*; FIVE PERSONS HI RT Five persons today were rerO’ eriny from in june suffered when a trolley car era:bed into an automobile, hurling the vehicle into another ear af a street intersection here The injur'd w re Martin Jacobs, 29; hi-, mother. Mary. 64, and hit father. Charles, 64, ail of Philadelphia. seated in th" first machine: j William J Davis, 28, of Colwyn, and Friirnr H Redington. Jr 26 of Philadelphia. in th* machine behind. Fif y local nm in:ri urd in th* effects of proposed legislation against the trucking inter**.b. ga’hared In*! evening in th" Charles E Hvatt Memorial At mon- on the rumpus of the Pennsylvania Military College, and formed the nuclein for ;vn organization of *’1 true! tx and Intel • ted p i -ori of >« r'l’iri* into a fed!ration to b" known as "The Dflawr re C'o’infe Motor Truck As-sociation William D Mason, of fhe Bin O I Company. ' Vv» arieo in the capacity of temporar - chairman of the meeting, explained, that to have an organ {*• I rf vee*.h'v hilt rire the group should be organized to represent riUfriifWl rJiHrsr’x ;<*id indu*-triex throughout th* county He :ug-gcfted that the jew temporary offi-cirl* of the organization remain in t ontinucd on Page sci rn jv (CK ’fi M i I I has attended Prrsiden; Hoover wi luneiieon in the sum: with Secretary of Stab the f)a*h came in "Calvin Coolidge la i The President seemed *t untied, lilently he pushed back hi* plate Carefully he folded his napkin. Slowly Ii* walked to his office Quickly he s tied order* for official mourning and dispatched hi* I (i n tin arri tm East T*ge HOOVER ORDERS MOURNING PERIOD Naifs lo Remain at Half Stair on Public Build* inffs, for Goolidffc WASHINGTON, .? Ii f President Hoover i*.*ued the following proclamation toda, IO I HI Pl OFI I or I HE I Nill I * SIA 11 s ■ “It become* my sad duty to announce officially the death of Calvin Coolidge which ck • Hired at hts home in the City of Northampton, Massa-I chuse11 . on the fifth day of January, nineteen hundred and thirtv-fhree. at twelve twenty-five o’clnek in Hie afternoon. ‘ Mr Coolidge had devoted hi* entire life to the public servire. and In* steady prog re sa from Councilman to Ma ni of Northampton and thence upward ax a member of the State • Serve of 'Iv ach welt* and Governor of Massa-chuse IU*, to Vie" President and F*rexi-dent of the United State* .s?nnris us a cwt.' pit nous memorial to hi* private and public virtue*, his outstanding ability, and hi* devotion to the public welfare, "Hi* name had become In hi* own lifetime a synonym for sagacity and wisdom; hi temperateness in speech and hi* ordnr!v deliberation in Belion bespoke ti e profound sense of resp? tvibillty winch guided hi* ron-duct of the public business "From the American people he t (iillinu'd on Last Page SENA 11 RI( Is ,,    .    .    Today    on prominent, entirely ni brutal ti Hoover * bag*    f    . ■ funeral he    one <an nu\ any liumbei    of comparate.    -    r $6(KM) each, these being built to sell from $9500 i 'moving hi* ,ouJr| a* e x any one of the-o hon*#* en \\>u I if dining room    .    ,    .    ... Btun.''ii when    awat.lad. there would    he    an appeal no.I    t    h    tr coming to prove that    the    a e >«v ut wa*    ut of ■ad." eets In the Fir*t Ward roguteneea for $5500 to to $10,000. If the city th Convicted of four charge* arising out of the held-up of a chauri store collector at Third and Fngle streets, this city, on July 30. three Eleventh ward youth* were given from IO to 20 years each. and fined $2200, bv Judge Albert Dutton MacDade last evening. | The defendant*. Walter Szymanslcl, 22. of Third and Have* streets; Anthony Partvku. 24. of Third and Ward street*, and Frank Brzezickl. 20, of Fourth street and Highland avenue. Each wax sentenced to serve from IO to 20 years for highway robbery, lh to 20 year* for robbery while armed, six month* to one year for larceny of an automobile and from I to .I ven re for violating the Wit kin Act, Tile sentence*, however are to run onneurcentlv. Two year* are to be spent in the county jail md the remaining eight year* in the Ks.ttern Penitentiary, Judge MacDade Id for rp^flrd I he youth* held up roflerfors for a chmn store, while they wert collecting money from a branch store At Third and Engle street*. They es-eai>ed with $3800 in rash, after firing several shot* They hired a taxi and at the point of a gun forced the driver to lie on the floor in the rear of the ear while the daring crime wa* being perpetrated The driver of the taxt-cab. Ralph William*. 24, of Seventh and Upland streets turned state* evidence at the beginning of the trial, and It was mainly on his testimony that file defendant* were convicted. Williams wa* fined $100 and costs, and givm .» suspended sentence of from I to 20 ve.»r* Judge MacDade ordered nim to return to Virginia, from where he came, as soon a* possible, and warned him never to return to tht* state. Bayman ski, Partvka and Brzezickl Bilch denied having any connection trcpt for the amount, minny would lie forth- int, Will the public spirited citterns of I hr tor remain inactive and let this improvement slip from their g^a-p when the matter of $11,000 m price adjustment will bring the needed improvement? Other cities in the I mon are fighting for government hut! hug*-, u<» are a*-u»ed one provided a ’-light reduction in prtre is ma Ie on th |    • of t ft v propert; n 'n**: At lca-d. one of tho Stated rcpt# emotive- a' Washington is working ha rd on this jolt grid ii it no Ie a I cr iring <    ‘ oaf < <r I la v id \ R. cd, w ho in a letter written as recently a- December 27, 1932, to a I Hester, c ti.*' n (id; "None of the OWOC! < in* "ii g to < oui* d '8 to the' level of the government’s offer and unless they do st*, 4he project will he delayed inevitably while the Treasury look for another site. The plans are completed and the pn - t alt < ady to go al • ad once the difficulty over the site ia surmounted.” These nre plain words and should he harried by every one in Chester j Fnur township offings of Delaware who is interested in its progress and esp*, ally    th# property owners who    county,    granted a    new    trial    by    Judge are concerned in this site at Fifth airest and    Kdgmont avenue. A* a    MacDade    after    their    conviction    on ’ "fUr' *■ ,h,n * 1 i **r • '■"( r*+„-iion     I to moot ^SiTiVhu3Tv “iWorf* ."mn! the govenuuent'a figure*.    Judge Norman T. Boo.xe, of Bocnervet It may not h# known, hut a ide from giving employment to f’he*ter fnuntv. at Media, resident* in the construction of this edifice and    business to the material men, there are several building program* now    being held up that will proceed at nm «• if the g vrrnment • ii get t! vile f<»r its prier of $230,000. W'hat ai’e we going to do alani? it? Continued OU Page Seven ( ZUK AY, 3 OTHERS OO ON TRIM, AGAIN GIRL FOUND DEAD DECLARE POLICE IN PH I LA. PARK RAIDS ARE‘PHONY’ WASHINGTON, The Senate today noon Monday bef a '•f ( a I vin Coolidge. Jan 6 tUP1 adjourned until bxc of the death FIERY FINALE OF OIL TANKER -i _    ‘    "    i    •    “I. How Late Calvin Coolidge Climbed to Born July 4 1872 a' Plymouth Vt Rerc.’'d preliminary education in ungraded school at Plymouth and at Black Rivpr Academy at Ludlow and St Johnsburg Academy. Wa graduated at Amherst College in 1895. In senior year won gold medal m national competition for best essay on causes of the Revolutionary War. Studied law in offices of Hammond md Field at Northampton Mass , and began practice there. Entered    politics as member    of Northampton Common Counc.!, 1900-01 CUv clerk of Northampton 1904 Married    Grace a. Goodhue,    of Burlington.    VT Octobrr 4 1905 2f”nb°r    ' Ta -sachuxe’hs House    of r pr- entativf- 1907-08 Mayor of Northampton 1910-11. Member Massachusetts State .Senate, 1912-15 pre ident of the Senate in 1914 and 1915. Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts. 1916-17-18 Elected Governor of Massachusetts two terms, 1919 and 1920. Fleet "d Vie' President of the United States in November. 1920. Became President of the United States August 3, 1923, upon the death oi Wairen G. Harding. Elcct"d President of the United States in November. 1924 While on vacation August 2 1927. issued famous statement, I do not choose to run for President in 1928 ” Retired fro; Presidency March 4 1529. and resumed residence a' Northamp’on Mrr-D,ed January 5, 1933 at Northampton. Mass. Relieved That of One Reported    Missing—Escort Had Iv Injured A girl believed to be Rom Closkey, 19, who disappeared when her escort wax mysteriously attacked night, wa* found today, brutally beaten IO dealh. The eru*hed and broken b'xly of the girl wa* found by a guard in < clump of bushes in Fairmount Park, Phila-d< Iphia. The gnls hi id I d been bashed in with a heavy instrument. file body bore numerou* cuts mlllrteri by ft razor, pollee believe, and gave every evidence of a vicious criminal attack Dennis Boyle the girl’s escort lax? night, when Mie left for a delicatessen .store, was in a critical condition in the Presbyterian Hospital, suffering from a probable fractured skull. F'nli'e were unable to make a pn'l-11 ye identification immediately hut from a comparison with photographs, 1 expressed tile opinion the body was tbs? of the Mcf’lo?key girl, Detective* and (Kill"' had scoured all section* of the city for lier. Bo vie, because of his condition, was unable to give police a coherent account of what happened last night. (PIN BDX RECOVERED inspecting vacant prop* ('purl Criticizes .Mayor Ward and Others for ('onditions Declaring certain raids made by meir.betx < f the Chester (allice department to tie “travesties,” expressing the belief that n|wraU>rs of place* Visited were "tipped off' and that eending case* into court without evidence “I* a mockery and a The defendants are Joseph Czekav, justice of the peace of Chester township. Frank Plait, constable, of Ridley township; Bhirley OBrian, constable of Tinicum township, and William Beno*-, special deputy sheriff, of Eddystone. They are charged with conspiracy, extortion, malfeasance, misfeji.xanre, misdemeanor and misbehavior in office. Tile charges grew out of a raid on Pie premises <4 Frank D*Amato, of the Knowlton road, in Middletown township, near Village Green, where j many barrels of alleged liquor were seized. D Amato charged the men attempted "shakedown" tactics upon him. I The defendants w»re found guilty of the charge bv a jury before Judge Albert Dutton MacDade, and sentenced to muve from one to three years in the Broadnie idows Prison, near Media Their appeal for a near trial was granted by Judge Mat Dade. who expressed himself ax not wishing I to sit at the re-trial At tile time of going to pre** the only witness who had been called to the stand was Sergeant .lames J. waste r.f the citizens* money," Judge Toohev. a number of the State High While erti#s in Patrolmen McKinney and Wright found a telephone coin box torii from the wall of a vacant store The tKix had been broken open T he telephone, which had also been i biped from its fastening*, was taken to police headquarters. Allen Dutton MacDade, after directing Hie acquittal of five men placed on trial tnt alleged violation of the gambling laws, on tile ground of in-MifJb tent evidence, clitic I zed Mayor William Wind, Jr . and other "higher upU’ for condition* in Chester In September and October lax?, raiding squad* dnected by Traffic Captain Busher, visited establishment* in the J200 bloek Providente avenue; 700 block West Tenth street and 1000 block Wes? Third street, and ((lated under arrest, five men, William Upton, James Robinson, George R Carr, Samuel Tighe end Michael From*I. In 'ach mrJanre, Captain Bu.'her testified, the raiding officer* found racing sheet*, blackboard* and several men in the places, all sitting around idl< , there being no ewdmie of actual gambling. following his dire'ting the acquittal 1 of tin five accused men, but ordering that they pay the costs of prose rn way Patrol, who told of having been called to the Knowlton road place by Czekay. Assistant Distr!'' Attorney C William Kraft is the prosecuting attorney. J opicsof Times Bun Village tim morning, Lion. Judge MacDade summoned Captain Busher and inquired who had instructed him to make the raids. Busher replied that Mayor Ward had done so on information furnished by James I, Rankin, a Chester attorney, Continued on Page Two Six Living Widows Now of (J. S. Former Presidents Partly veiler! bv a dense cloud of Hark smoke, the American oil tanker. Doris Kelloge, is shown in the»e two spectacular pictures during the last minutes of her death throe*, 35 miles southeast of the i rving Pan shoal:’, off the North ( arollna coast. The crew if the burning 'raft was picked up bv lh* san Oil    Delaware '.in. after to the lifeboats and aas landed at the Marcus Hook pi"e of the sue Oil ( nmpan* Lew r photo ‘hows (he last of the Doris Kellogg ax she took her final plunge. WUh the death of Galvin O»o!ldtre th* las' living ex-President of the United Sta’e* ha' pa: ed There are, however, six living widows of ex-Preaidents Mrs.    Benjamin    H arri'-on.    a Prnn- •ylvaninn by birtn. lives in Ne York    Although    78 year:    old    he etui takes an active interest in the affair* of the nation She wa- enthusiastic in her support of President Hoover during the presidential campaign last fad. Mrs. Grover Cleveland, now Mrs Thomas J. Preston, Jr. lives at Princeton Slip us president of the Needlework Guild of Amen * and often visits Philadelphia Mr*    Theodore    Roosevelt    UTI    re sides a» Oyster Bar, the home of her la'e husband Beloved by the people i of thus country,    her appearance    in public is always ’he signal for a great demonstration. Last fall, in New York, she made a radio appeal for President Hoover and reepived a tremendous ovation from the huge mass meeting that heard her and other speakers Mr William Howard Taft makes her home in Washington, where she reads, piavs contract, listen* to the radio and generally kerps herself thoroughly up-to-date. Her daughter, Mrs. Helen Taft Manning, is dean of Bryn Mawr College Mrs Woodrow Wilson also lives in Washington She travels a great deal and takes a lively interest rn politics. She attended the Democratic National Convention in Chicago last June Mrx Coolidge completes the list of widows of former Presidents. Husbands who took seriously their wives' request* not to get them anything for Christmas are just getting back on speaking terms. Biliate commit tea member* voted 4 to I for re (teal    No doubt they were around among friends during the holiday recess. Chinese friends here may boast of their clean up qualifications, but, us Paddy McFaddeti remark , 'it'* > the .laps who are cleaning up Just now.” Fellows who broke their New Year resolution* have one consolation. They didn t have to pay a tax on em. A certain girl in Cliv Hall who thought she could run the place mav soon find herself running around for a Job, remarks many of the disgusted municipal employes. Technocracy ha* had onp advantage already. It gives crossword puzzle addicts another word to add to their vocabulary. No victim* of had liquor have been reported to our coroner for several months, Maybe the bootleggers arp becoming more careful and conscientious. I hc Weather WASHINGTON, Jan. 6—1 Pi — The weather forecast for tonight and Saturday: Eastern Pennsylvania:    Fair    and warmer tonight, Saturday, increasing cloudiness and warmer, light rain Saturday night and probably in west and north portion* >aturday afternoon. ( older Saturday night, much , ( Older Sunday. Western Pennsylvania:    Fair    and warmer tonight. Saturday night rain and colder in south and light ram and colder, probably (hanging to snow flurries in north portions. .much colder Saturday nifht. ;