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Chester Times (Newspaper) - July 14, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE lONTKS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17644 Dally Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News Service INS CHESTER PA FRIDAY JULY 14 1DS3 PA G ES PRICE TWO CENTS BANDITS KILL PH1LA OFFICER STEAL PAYROLL Policeman Was Guarding Plant When Gunmen Ap proached and Shot Him ITALYS ARMADA REACHES LABRADOR ON ITS FLIGHT TO CHICAGO Escaped With Cash Whole Force Hem City in Manhunt in Philadelphias entire police force was mobilized in an intensive man hunt for two heavily armed and un masked gunmen who invaded the payroll office of the Allied Kid Com pany killed a policeman without provocation and escaped with in cash The policeman was Charles Stock Berger 50 a member of the force since 1911 Today he had been as signed for the first time to stand guard outside thedoor of the payroll office while the money was checked preparatory to its disbursement to several hundred workers Leo Cleary a bookkeeper and Robert Moody a purchasing agent who were counting the money in a comparatively secluded section of the plant escaped by fleeing to a wash room when the bandit pair opened fire Stockberger took his post outside the door to the office after the money had been delivered in nn armored truck In a few minutes a well dressed youth walked up the stairs to the office and made some Inquiries concerning Moody The policeman at first denied him permission to enter but because of the mans insistence turned to open the door Suddenly a companion appeared on the scene and the youth whipped out a gun and ordered the policeman to raise his hands Stockberger complied readily but the youth with his gun pressed against the policemans chest pulled the trigger The officer fell mortally wounded The two gunmen dashed into the TEACHERS WAGE U S BEGINS WAR CLAIM IS UPHELD ON KIDNAPERS BY COURT RULING AGENTS AT WORK FACTOR FREED Continued on Page Fourteen BROTHERS REUNITED AFTER 33 YEARS Completing the most hazardous let of Iheir spectacular flight from Italy to Chicago the first of he seaplanes of the Italian armada are shown in this striking nhoto soaring over the Italian base ship Alice on arrivingin Curt wrlght Labrador from Reykjavik Iceland They are duejn Montreal today the last stop before Chicago Separated by half a continent for 33 years two brothers one a resident of this city are united again and are reliving their boyhood days while reminiscing over their experiences as children in their home town Chester town Md James W Rollisori 76 a realtorof OklahomaCity Okla now oh a va catipn trip is the guest of his brother Robert Rollison 66 of 2021 West Ninth street this city This is the first time the brothers have been to gether since both left their boyhood home and traveled on different high ways of life James trie oldest has resided in the western city watching Us progress as a center of the oil industry while Robert was content to remain ri his beloved East making his home in this city James Rollison traveled the entire distance by motorbus and enjoyed every moment of his trip East He made brief stops at various points enroute one of which was at the Cen tury of Progress Exposition Chicago 111 about which he is still recount ing to his brother and family The visitor will remain in this city for a short time nnd then will visit his boyhood home before returning to Oklahoma City BUILDING OF NEW BRIDGE IMPERATIVE Home to THOUSANDS BACK TO JOBS IN PENNA SHOW Industry Resuming Nor malcy Trade Expands Survey Indicates Largest Gains Seen in Metal Textile Building and Transportation HARRISBURG Pa July ofworkers in Pennsyl vania are returning to their jobs after mouths of idleness industry is resuming toward normalcy some wages are being increased and busi ness in generalis expanding This optimistic note on the reces sion of the spectre of depression was mile flight reported from practically every sec tion of the state today in a survey ITALYS PLANES U S STARTS BIG PASS OVER U S Reach Northern Maine on Way From Chicago Ridley Township Woman Entitled to Salary While Schools Were Closed 1 c p a r t m cut of 1 ustice Takes Hold of Plans to Arrest Racketeers Incite1 Opinion j Bureau to lumplnto New Is Far Reaching Other Cases at OIUQ on RCCCMV Teachers Involved Annie B Hayes a lonelier in Rid ley tuvvnship public schools is en titled to salary for 1H days of school beyond the regular term Judge Al bert Dutton MticOude has ruled In an opinion lllcd at Media The teacher through her attor neys E A Howell and J DcHaven Lodwnrd claimed compensation of for teaching 18 days beyond May 2 the regular Into of closing the Rkilry township schools The i extension of tlu school term wns dua t g Report WASHINGTON July The cnil government loettiy begun a war to l he end against kidnapers Agents of tin Department of Jus tice throughout the more feared by the uucierworld than ivny other law enformnent were directed to jump Into kidnaping cases us soon us they lircnk regard less of whether a violation of iVcl cral law wns nppnront nt theoutset Members of any family victimized by extortionists were urged to net in voti its first efforts to Belting vlc 180 school days The court was told in a hearing before Judges Broornatl and MacDade last Friday that the Ridley township schools were opened on the scheduled dateSeptemlxu i last The following day it was said the schools were closed by order of the township Board of Health Dur ing the time the schools were closed however the tenchcrs reported dailv under instructions from the school board The State Department o Public Instruction instructed the Ridley township school directors to continue classes until ihe full days had been completed the court was In formed by William C Alexander so licitor for the school board In his discussion of the facts in the case Judge MucDade says it would appear that this phtintliT nntl the other cflicient teachers have boen paid for the 180 days called for in their written contract or contracts but SHERMAN Me July UP Italys flying seaplanes bound from Shediac N B to Mon treal on their way to the Chicago Northern Maine todaypassing over here at a m The first plane over United States territory at a point about 25 miles south of Houlton at a m SHEDIAC N B July Italys fleet of 24 seaplanes started at 947 a m EDT today for Mont real last halting place on their G100 WORKS PROGRAM PROVIDED JOBS First Step in Campaign In volves Spending 513610 Ickes Says Interior Secretary Hopes to Put Million Men at Work byOctober 1 WASHINGTON July Approval of federal and municipal works projects involving expenditure of was announced today by Secretary of Interior Ickcs It is tlu first step in a campaign to put 1000000 men to work by October 1 Continued on Iugc Fourteen tlius buck nJlvc and well Secrecy and persistence arc Hie bureaus watchwords When iU op eratives start on a case Unit is us ually the last heard of them until tney get their man Hacking them up In Washington is the bureaus eftlclent with Ihe worlds mast complete file o Jlngerprlnts iind o lifer criminal rec ords Joseph Kccnnn grimlipped and steelyeyed former cavalry omen and member of the Cleveland crhm commission is directing the buttle As special assistant to Attorney Gen eral Cummings he is charged will combatting all racketeering But lit feels the kidnaping crisis is so acut that he must devote all time to it The racketeers have challenge us he said We accept Kecnan outlined these rules whicl he urged should be followed Continued on C While city officials are planning for the official opening of Concord road between Central avenue and Butler street much discussion is being heard concerning the danger of the antiquated bridge which spans the Chester Creek branch of the Pennsylvania ixaiiroad This bridge which carries Con cord road over the tracks was built before automobiles were dreamed of and today the span is inadequate for the heavy travel that will flow over this newly paved stretch when it is opened made by the United Press The Keystone state secondlargest industrial area in the Union has ap parently shaken its lethargy of three years and joined an upward trend that appears to be permanent reports indicated The upswing commenced waver ingly in the last of April gathered momentum in May and apparently became a definite fact in June and early July official state statistics showed In addition to the reopening of factories and mines resulting in thousands being called hack to work increases in both employment and earnings for a 30 day period are greater than for the corresponding period in 1932 Another bright factor is that ex penditures lor unemployment relief have decreased about 4 per cent in the last few weeks and that the aver age weekly earningsof Pennsylvania workers in industry increased 126 pe cent in six months while living cost decreased 32 per cent William J Maguire director of the Statistics Bureau of the Labor and City officials and merchants are j Industry Department said that pre bringing pressure to bear on railroad authorities to erect a new span a conference between state highway officials representatives of the rail road nnd the city highway depart ment having been arranged THREE FINGERS CRUSHED Anthony Blonski 40 of 214 River avenue Essington sustained three badly crushed fingers of the left hand yesterday afternoon when a barrel slipped while he was loading the receptacle on a truck He was given treatment for his injuries at the Taylor Hospital Ridley Park liminary reports gathered by his field officers bore out data gathered by the United Press We can only draw conclusions from the we have at hand and from Continued on Page Fourteen HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY B United Press NEW QUARTERS FOR BOYS CLUB Building in Sixth Ware Dedicated Mayor Ware Is Glucst Speaker exposition Thc included At 955 a m seven of nicplanes for were in the air circling gracefully ESnciJJ a11 S50000 overhead w The weather was fine and clear with a southwest wind of 15 miles an i uing m naional parks nati hour i forcsts Indian reservations and wmril had been set aside in the Recovery Act for road national parks national puIic LAST MINUTE NEWS f YOUTHFUL SLAYER INSANE Kithard Riyonc t 5yearold ice pick slayer of Hilly Ileilly this afternoon wus pronounced insane by Dr George Vilson alienist Commonwealth District Attorney MacCarter he woijld the appointment of a hinacy commission and have thii committed to an asylum Plans Blanket Code for All Industries in U S Their route lav westward across the middle ofKfcw Brunswick over i of lTn M300000 the Maine border at Houlton across Maine via Megantic and then nn s lR Proved T Program Ickcs issued a declaring that the project had qualified within the west to Montreal General Balbo ex Prove a qualified within the pected the trip to take between three thc poicy o and four hours i thc administration that only work on permanent and real social value shall YOUNG SWIMMER SUSTAINS INJURIES George Foreaker 19 of 798 Darby Crescent Prospect Park sustained severe lacerations of the scalp and a possible fracture of the right knee when he dived into shallow water at Leipers Quarry Ridley township yesterday and struck bottom Foreaker was with a party of friends and when he did not im mediately come to the surface after diving into the water Thomas Mudcahy of 24 South Thirteenth street Darby dived and rescued him The youth was in a semiconscious condition and was placed in an automobile and taken to the Taylor Hospital Ridley Park where he was admitted for treatment and observa tion be embarked upon WASHINGTON July Industrial AdminislnUor Hugh S Johnson said today that while codes of fair competition were being pre sented in nbimdancr it might still be necessary to Invoke an immediate blanket code covering all industries to effect an immediate upswing in purchasing power shall j Johnson referred to the 2000000 KIDNAPERS SEND iNEW MESSAGE TO KIN Reject Second List of Con tact Men and Request Another Be Given Cct Directions Through Ads in NYPapers Say Victim Is Safe Unshaven and John Jake lie Harbor Kuctor SIMICU Is shown hurt In jtollec hriul tl Iii Grange 111 after Ills relcasn liy kidnapers who held him niptlve for n early two weeks PAROLE SOUGHT BYiVL FALLS MacOadc Indicates Favorable Action May Uc Taken NEW YORK July code message from I he OConnell family of Albany to the kidnapers of John J OConnell Jr received today for publication as an advertise ment in the New York World Tele gram said In translation Dear Hex I am in New York Please get in touch with Charles Wachtcr Tommy Condi Manny Surrell Signed WILLIE MARTIN A longer list of intermediaries was Included in a similar code mcEsago published in the Evening Journal Translated it said Dear Rex I am in New York I lease get in touch with Charles wnchtcr Al Friedman Sylvester Hess Kred Romer Terry RUcy Willie Martin Tommy Condy Signed TOM TYNDALL The search was concentrated hero Ilie new were Charles Wachtcr Troy beer distribu Condi Manny Surrell Al Friedman Sylvester Hess a friend of the lute Jack Legs Diamond 1red Homer Terry Riley an Albany ward politician Willie Martin who signed oneof the advertisements but was only mentioned as nn Intermedi ary In the other Manning Stroll ex ecutive of the Port Orange Distribut ing Company Inc a beer distributor In addition one advertisement was signed by Tom Tyndall nn Albany uprotsmim T1 cockr tus ln Previous messages published In Albany consisted of a simple use of figures for letters of the alphabet It was not known whether all the Intermediariesnearly all of whom Continued on Paje Fourteen Another application for a parole for William J pills former Lower Chlchcster township constable was iiituli to Judges Bioomnlt and Mac Dude at Media today and a hearing was fixed for next Friday with Jutlgc MncDiule Indicating that the parole will be granted Instructed John E MC DonputtHVJattoiTiey for Falls to servo notice on thefederal authorities of the application sothat they inay be represented next Friday if the pa rfllc grantee they will serve a bench warrant on Kails nshc is under indictment in the Federal courts c Falls was tried with D Harvey Sykes A L MncNculanci others In January untl was convicted of numerous chargesincluding con spiracy and innireasaricVmoffice lie was given a sentence of five years In the county jail and fined and FAIR AND WARMER WEATHER FORECAST Fair and warmer Is the prediction today In Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Bclawifre andMaryland To morrow there will be increasing cloudinessf pi I o wed by local thun The board now has before it a vast number of additional projects which may or may not meet with their requirements he said Ab sencc of these projects from the first list does not of necessity disqualify them The approved federal and muni cipal program raised to th3 total allocated thus far from the public works fund President Roose velt previously had alloted 5400000 000 to the Agriculture Department for distribution to the state for high way construction and to the Navy Department for ship build imr The list includes AiriluUKe Department Total 52 To the Bureau of Animal Industry Continued on Page Fourteen casts Judge said today that retail stores in the United StiUes While he did not elaborate this ref erence it was as indicated that any step toward a universal short week recommendation might be applied in this manner Johnson confirmed United Press despatches of yesterday by saying that the rayon and silk Industries were ready to come undo the cotton textile code which goes Into effect Monday IliE wool industry also is about ready to come under this agreement Johnson said thereby making possible i start on the In dustrial recovery plan simultaneously throughout the entire spinning am weaving industry with more than I 000000 employes Johnson said that he understood the code for the great steel Industry had been agreed upon He was un able to cxplaip delay In its presen tation to the NIRA however except DEADLY PEST SWEEPING WEST HITS PENNSYLVANIA AT LATONIA Me Pal John Soochat Judge Leer Atmosphere Weaver Bird Winoso Whare Mask Camp Boss r away Deemster Business Boot Weather cloudy track fast AT ARLINGTON PARK Gloss Parafour Snow Social Service Highl The Chester BoysVClub moved i its new quarters loft night with splendid program Two thousand adults joined with one thousand boys in celebration of the removal from the dingy quarters at Third and Ker lin streets to the bright and cheery renovated building at Front street and Concord avenue indeterminate one and recalled that when he sentenced Falls he indicated that ho might be paroled after he served half of hLs sentence In continuing the hearing until next Friday Judge MacDacle talci Attorney McDonough to pluce the full facts of the case In the hands of the Federal authorities and serve them with a notice of the applica tion that This Is the same notification the local district attorneys office receives procedure and is an unusual Anthony Timorous Gertrude L Mayor William Ward Jr was the principal speaker of the evening and he bestowed heaps of praise upon those citizens of the city and countv who have devoted their time and trouble in the work of the Boys Club Mayor Wards theme for the eve ning was What the Boys Club Has Meant to the City The executive praisid the club In the highest pos sible manner He said The Chester Boys Club is one of the most sincere worthwhile movements ever in stigated1 in this city or in any city true worth to the city is Jmmeas Broomshol Canter On Dowayiac Skid more Cotton Time Annan Actuarlus Tock North Shadow Lirk First Regiment urable in words of gratitude or value rated in terms of money It has meant everything to the boys of th city especially to those boys of the Sixth Seventh and Eighth wards It is teaching them to be men of real merit and the country has need of such man now and Mist Maiden WeaOier clear Track fast Dr Kerbart pastor of Prince Holy Trinity Lutheran Church an Searington Modern officer in the Boys Club presented OR Fife Fovrfeew jaws of the four different termite types are shown in the rreally enUrred illBstrited here on the possibility that leader of tl should been industry were up larger have been percentage of the Industry lo come under the code The blanket code proposal con cerns aplan for volunteer coopcrn tlon on a short worlc week and In creased wages throughout industry pending submission1 of codes for par ticularindustries The objective would be an Immediate spurt in pirn chasing power which would enable the public to keep pace with increued retail prices One dander to the recovery pro gram has been that prices and pro duction would get out of hand Leading to an era of speculation nnd economic collapse Johnson said he did not know when 1C would be able to present his blan ket code plan to President Roosevelt It Is a terrific problem he saitl cant be done without a tre mendous amount of study We are olnt into phases of it Johnson said he expected a code for the automobile Industry io be presented next week He described as an unexpected advance the offer of the rayoh nnd silk industries to come under pro visions of the cotton textile code This would furnish a larfje scale begin ning for the industrial recovery phvi and the rayon nnd silk Industries could operate under the textile code until they presented agreement of their own UNNECESSARY INDICTMENTS Superior Court Juris Is Say Too Many Were turned in Arson Case The highest Heinperaturc here yes at p m and the lowest was 63 at 7 a m The average of 73 wasthree degrees be low normal forthe date and tende BICCS be low the average Jiily 13 last yeur Miixlmurii temperature for the dale Is 05 established In 1887 and Minimum 57 in 1898 Sunrise today wns at 544 am and sunset will be at 829 p m Eastern Daylight Saving Time MKS IIUKI WINS EASTERN POINT Conn July 14 Griswold trophy became thc permanent iwssession of Mrs Dorothy Campbell Hurd Philadel phia former British and American open champion when she defeatcel Miss Jane Brooks Sparkhil N Y V and in thc thirteenth annual worn ens invitation golf tournament here today at the Shcncscossett Country Club Re We wish to cooperate with thc Federal authorities Judge MucDiulc said and will do everything we can to aid them Mr McDonough stated that he in tends to file motions In Ux Fed eral court to hive the indictments returned against Falls by the Fed eral Grand Jury two weeks URO quashed Several points of law arc involved onj of which Is the fnct that Falls was under slibpcna us a witness when thc indictments were returned against him Topics of Tames If S TKKASUKV HAIANCK Justices of the Stale Superior Court in Philadelphia yesterday comi merited severely on thc action of the district attorneys office in Delaware Mike Docherty and his band went to Philadelphia to parade with their kilties and knees showing A few years hence they may be in demand from nudist colonies Talking about nudist colonies a Nudist magazine shows several pic tures which are merely bare facts They soy there wont be enough whiskey after repeal Thats strange There s enough around now A writer says the average husband should UEC hLs own judgment aboit the dirty dishes They do They pay no attention to them A comity physician received a 200 pound hOR as a birthday Thats bringing home the bacon The Idea of collecting delinquent taxes from persons on the public pay roll is not liable to appeal to several office holders Rye we read has reached lhc prlca of a dollar a bushel Not so many montlis ago the average fellow waj wondering how much it was a quarc Dispatches say Jack Dempsey former worlds heavyweight champ Is going to get married And all the time we thought he had retired from the fight game Hollywood story says no sooner do newlymarried movie stars begin to get really acquainted with each other than they want a divorce Probably that explains it When Elyria Ohio bank tellers ton and Mclrorc avenues was held I say that 75 per cent of women in S500 bail for court when given a i depositors carry Ihcir money in WASHINGTON July The Treasury ncc balance for July 12 was S3Gr3Gl70287 Miscellaneous Internal re venuereceipts for the day were Customs re ceipts for the month through July 12 were YETTER IS HELD FOR COURT TRIAL Faces Charges of Gam bling and Sunday Beer Selling Violations county In framing Gfi indictments in vvl when was raided on Sunday Julv L r wniino T Attorney were also given hearing Ray Me1 Hubaiids who complain tncy never nT against Laughlln 33 who gave Vetters place Kcl a out of ifc tr makinij Mrachs appeal for a new trial on as his addreswas Thea tactlcss remark while sitting oppo ttts conviction of one of the GO counts others Clifford ONelli Twelfthsltc thc at a Dinner table when There was no reacon or excuse for j street Kolxirl Keen Vaiulain street B1lests nrc Present the framing of so many indictments and William of East Twelfth street were each held in bond for In a simple case of arson like this declared Judge Jesse E B Cunning court ham interrupting Toals Acting Sergeant Joseph Denmark thc boost who with Patrolman McKinney con account of the district i ducted the raid proved on able wit v he inquired under a IL r iitx uuut a SCVCIK CiOSACKamma replied thc cae was involved lion by Paul Lcssev atorncy for the and every precaution was taken to defendants cover all phases of the prosecution j Denmark slated ho walked into the i can see no excuse whatever for place and found a poker game In me preparing of so many indictments progress on thc second floor and later as was done in this carc interjected went to thc ground floor to a tap 1 TlTl KVl ll mi 1 V Juclgc William H Keller There is no good to be accom plished by such practices and it is confusing to the jurorsThis is not the first time you have done this in Delaware county and It is a practice that must be stopped i 1 room where he found thc place in disorder with beer glasser dumped on the tables However he admitted that he saw no sales as there was a mad scramble for thc exits when Continued on race Fourteen The Weather WASHINGTON July forcpxsl for Eastern Pennsylvania Mostly cloudy tonight and Saturday with probably showers Saturday aft ernoon Warmer tonight and ill southeast portion 3aurday Western Pennsylvania Showers to night and Saturday cooler Saturday 6 a m 7 a m 8 a in 9 a m 10 a m 60 11 a m 6S GO Noon 70 1 p m71 fi4 2 p m 73 Go t ;