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Chester Times (Newspaper) - July 21, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FORTWELVK lONTIIS ISSUING DKCKMHKK 31 1932 FINAL With All Latett and New of the Day 57TH 17650 Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and Internationa News Service INS CHESTER PAFRIDAY JULY 21 IfW TWENTYEIGHT PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS F R SIGNS CODE TO INCLUDE ALL U S INDUSTRIES President Calls on Every American Employer to Raise Minimum and Con trols Child Drive on Depres sion Also Aims at Shortening Hours of Labor Voluntary Action Basis of Unprecedented So cial and Economic Approval of Individual Collar Workers Cared United Action TENNESSEE WON CHICAGO PIT SHUT FOR WETS CLOSE AFTER WILD DAY VOTEONREPEALSPECULATION CUT Almost Complete Returns i Worlds Greatest Grain Indicate Margin of lxss I TO WED PRESIDENTS SON Than 10000 Missing Precincts May Cut Lead Drys Threaten Contest Market Closes for To day Prices Depressed MEMPHIS July Government Moves to Curb Dealing Restores Reporting Order CHICAGO July Trading nessee today was listed as the nine on the Chicago Board of Trade the feenth state to vote for abolition of j worlds greatest grain market wns suspended today Directors meeting far into the night after the worst price depressing session in its his WASHINGTON July Roosevelt today called upon every employer in the United States raise wages and create employment by shortening working hours His urgent appeal launched an emergency reemploy ment drive such as never has been undertaken inthis or any other country Callingfor united action the President asked all employers to subscribe to a blanket code giving white collar workers a 40hour week and a minimum wage and industrial labor a 35hour week with a minimum wage of 40 cents an hour Voluntary cooperation was the basis of this unprecedented social and economic experiment this mass at tack on depression The emergency campaign intends putting the industrial recovery pro gram into full swing without waiting lor approval of indivdual codes Sec tions of the national industrial re covery act were invoked as authori zation highlights of the voluntary agree ment to which all employers are asked to subscribe arc The agreements would become ef fective August 31 lion overcame the early lead taken by the dry forces Returns from 1973 out of the States 2252 precincts gave For repeal 122007 Against repeal 113079 The missing precincts almost all in isolated rural communities were expected to reduce the wet lead con siderably but competent political observers believed they would not prevent Tennessee from becoming the 19th state to approve ratification of the Twentyfirst Repeal Amend ment The victory was by the most narrow margin the repea lists have had in their clean sweep of the states that Child labor is banned with certain exceptions Clerical or whitecollar workers will be limited to a 40hour weeVl with a minimum pay of S15 in cities of 500000 or more in between 250000 and 500000 popula tion in cities between 2500 and 250000 and 20 per cent wage increases in towns of less than 2500 provided this does not reeuire more than a week Factory or mechanical workers limited to 35 hours per week until December 31 with the right to work 40 hours per week for any six weeks within this period No worker shall be employed more than eight hours in any one day Forty cents an hour shall be the minimum wage unless a scale lower than that was in effect July 15 1929 and in no case shall less than 30 cents an hour be paid Prices must not be Increased over the July 1 price except where made necessary by increased costs or taxes Flexibility is provided to avoid working hardships in particular cases where limitation on hours of skilled INDUSTRIAL SURVEY IS MADE IN THIS COUNTY State Submits Statistical Report Production Out put Value tory voted to close for the day Their action was necessary to af ford a brief holiday to overworked employes but it was considered yravely significant that the order climaxed two sessions at which wheat plunged 30 cents a bushel and other grains broke correspondingly A few hours before Issuing the closing order directors voted that for an indefinite period trading in xvheat and rye would be restricted to a range of eight cents from the pre vious days close Corn and barley so far have voted on repeal It made will be limited to a live cent range Tennessee the third state of the so and oats to four The closing order affected futures called solidly dry south to go wet Reports were circulated that dry leaders would contest the election Before the election dry leaders said that if the state voted wet it would be because repeal ballots were counted that were not voted They were critical of the Shelby county Memphis Democratic organization Memphis gave repeal a 15 to one majority Repeal after sweeping 18 states encountered its first concerted op position in the rural mountain dis tricts of cast Tennessee where the 35 cents on the other trading in grain and provisions Cash grain and cotton will be treated ns usual The closing and price limitation orders followed one of the wildest trading sessions in exchange history Volume yesterday wns expected lo exceed 170000000 bushels the great est since the crash of 1920 and the hectic selling of wartime Wheat prices crashed so rapidly that at one time September wheat wns selling for 34 cents on one side of the pit and quality of the produce of mountain stills has been celebrated in song and story Some districts voted as high as three to one dry The states four large phis Nashville Chattanooga and Continued on Page Fourteen This Despite the Decreased Prices Prevailing Dur ing the Past Year Continued on Page Fourteen FIND MAN DEAD IN GAS FILLED ROOM Believed to have brushed against a hose attached to an open gas jet in his home last evening Ludwig K Fisher 74 of 2711 West Fourth street was asphyxiated before being found by relatives The elderly victim had helped pre pare the evening meal and then HARRISBURG Pa July While General Italo Balbo and his Italian air squadron have per formed a world renowned feat the spectacle of moving all of Dela ware countys automobiles around the equator five times would be equally outstanding if such a movement would be possible Industrial figures made public by the Department of Internal Af fairs today disclosed the refining of 629000041 gallons of gasoline in that county in 1932 Last year there were 58928 motor vehicles registered in Delaware county and allowing 52 miles to a gallon the entire fleet could have been moved a distance of 128088 miles more than five times the distance around the equator HARRISBURG Pa July spite decreased prices and a de creased demand for commodities Delaware county in 1932 produced an industrial output valued at S138 481800 according to a statement made today by Secretary of Internal Affairs Philip H Dewey following the completion of an industrial sur vey of the county made for last year by the bureau of statistics of the Pennsylvania Department of Intcr nal Affairs In 1031 the industrial i production in Delaware county with walked imstairq when hp riiinriTr nigner selling prices and greater nnnpr P demand was valued at appear at meal time his son John called him and getting no response went to the bedroom and found his lather on the floor Both bedroom windows wcre open which scouted the theory of suicide The family physician was called and attempted to resuscitate the aged Products in the city of Chester last year had a value of 542806100 as compared with S60024GOO in 1931 Delaware county in 1932 according to Secretary Deweys report today had 283 industrial plants represent ing 101 kinds of industry The plants were operated by 122 individuals 32 man pending the arrival of the ambu lance arrived Police patrolling the Fisher was dead before the ambu lance arrived Police patroling the vicinity were on the scene and as sistcd in the efforts to revive the I Postmaster appointments announced i umPn victim yesterday included Sylvester Consi Evcn tnc defeat Continuecl on Thirteen DREXEL HILL POSTMASTER SCHOLARSHIPS FOR C H S GRADUATES ARE IN THE FIELD FOR SHRIEVALTY V Woodward Trainer Among the Leading As pirants for Nomination Contest for Poor Director Elicits Interest Women Voters Among Although two weeks have elapsed since the legal date to circulate peti tions of candidates for places on the ticket at the primary election ihe work of obtaining signers has elicited only spasmodic enthusiasm Chief Interest in the primary elec tion to be held on Tuesday Septem ber in will MR in the candidates for Sheriff Ten Republicans arc already in the field There has been no in dlcaiion however that any of 10 will receive the endorsement of the Republican organization of the county nor of any organised faction of Republicans who might oppose the organization T Woodward Tnxiner of Chester ls perhaps the best known of the iiKii whasc petitions are now circulated MI Trainer served mayor of the city alter Mayor Sam uel K Turner resigned and he ls well known throughout the county Then are many observers who point to Mr Trainer ns the man who will develop into the leading Republican candidate for sheriff Others for whom petitions for the Republican nomination for sheriff are being circulated are M P Ellliott alderman of this city James F C C John Kenis of Upper Durby Dougherty of Ridley township Cornier of I his city The uproar and pandemonium sent actual trading far ahead of recorded sales Wheat dropped as much as a full cent on single transactions Crowded with stoploss orders traders shouted pushed and fought their way abot At the end of the day they were exhausted Excessive long interests w ere blamed for the plunge The operations started us huge sell orders flooded the pit Short interests tem MISS lUTll GOOGINS This is Miss Itiith Cousins society jjirl of Fort Worth Tex wlio ivlll Inth next iCIlioU Knosevrlt srconil son of Insidint Houseveil llnlli came I riiiAlfC lo Chicago jiicsinnahly lo visit Hit worlds fair They will nmrricil tumorI K IJ nn Pate Fourteen rou in ISurliiigtoii John Clifford Kane Jr of 329 ennell street a graduate of this years class at Chester High School tias been awarded a scholarship at Drexel Institute Philadelphia The scholarship is for two years Young Kane is a son of Mr and Mrs John C Kane well known residents of the Eighth Ward It was also announced at the offico of George W Pedlow principal of Chester High School this morning that the scholarship awarded Miss Catherine M Buck of Fifth and Barclay streets daughter of Mrs Ella Buck would be continued for the year 193334 on account of the satisfactory work she did during the past school term Continued on 1are Two NEIGHBORS AX ODDS ONE GOES TO JAIL BANDIT GETS S8 WILKESBARRE PA July today sought a masked bandit who invaded the store of Carl Goode dry goods murchant late last night and forced him to hand over his trousers and VINES LOSES TO Richard Spence of Concord avenue was committed to the county jail yesterday following a hearing before Magistrate Edward L Shumway of the Eighth Ward for a period of 15 days on charges of assault and bat tery breach of the peace and dis orderly conduct preferred by Robert Anderson of the 200 block West Third street Richard according to testimony given went to Andersons home last Sunday night entered and went up stairs to the bedroom on the second floor and gathering up a number of pieces of weaving apparel belonging to his wife threw them from a window Anderson further charged that when he followed Spence out side his home to remonstrate with him for his act Spence not only cursed him but hurled bricks at him ROOSEVELTS SON I POST UNINJURED AGAIN TO MARRY AS HIS PLANE IS CHICAGO RUMORiJARREDINALASKA Elliott to Be Wedded to I Round World Flier Lands on American Soil Run ning Gear Damaged Eager for York Matter ff neachcs Nome in Soviet Machine VALUABLE All Through Ihe news columns of the ChcMcr Times the local home scrv INTENSIVE HUNT FOR ASSAILANTS OF McCLATCHY Police Believe Fingerprints Will Lead to Capture of Kidnap Suspects Seriously Wounded Victim Has a Fighting Chance Say Physicians Placing their hopes on Identifica tion of niiRerprSnts police of counties today are conducting an ex tensive and thorough search for the two men who shot and seriously Wounded Prank A McClatchy Upper Darby realtor In a kidnaping attempt Believed by police to be either Philadelphia or Delaware county men detailed descriptions of the were flashed to all cities In the East whilecopies of fingerprints found on numerous articles in McClatchys cat were sent to the Philadelphia Detec tive Division and to Harrisburg and Washington in an effort to deter mine the identities of the wouldbe kidnapers In the meantime the 56yearold brother of John H McClatchy mll llonahc real estate operator is wag ing a valiant struggle for life in tha Misericordia Hospital Philadelphia At first all hopes for his recovery were given up but yesterday the pa tients vitality renewed the hopes of the physicians Dr Thomas J Ryan who removed the bullet from Mc Clalchys spine said today that the crisis would be reached early tomor row evening The paper bag three salivasoaked handkerchiefs an old typo 38calibre Spanish revolver and empty holster and two lengths of clothes line found in the car ftom which the fugitives fled were mlmtely searched for fin gerprints The theory that the two men local and familiar with the Sixty ninth street section was advanced by Lieutenant Clarence Duke of Lower Merlon who pointed out that the men went to McClatchys office on STOCKS ENTER A NEWTENSE DAY English Davis Cup Team j Traders Weary and Broker Star Defeats Yankee in Straight Sets Employes Walk Out Demanding iVIore Pay Miss Ruth Googins To morrow in Iowa Ceremony at Home of Her Uncle Ts Report Was Divorced Recently CHICAGO July Mak ing his second adventure into matri mony Elliott Rouseveil strapping 22yciirold ron of President Roose velt will be married tomorrow in Burlington Iowa to Miss Ruth Googins of Fort Worth Tex Intcr SEATTLE Wash July ilBnnl corps here WHS advised today by Its stale at Flat Alaska thill Wiley Post round the world lllcr was preparing to continue his dash North America This WHS taken to Indicate repairs notional News Service learned today 1lllul on Posts plane The pretty darkhaired Texas so01 wcrc complete ciety girl will become the bride of young Roosevelt at an informal cere mony to be performed at thy Bur lington home of her uncle George C Swiler Ssviler today admitted that the FLAT Alaska July Undaunted by Ihe near disaster which overtook him after he had successfully negotiated the most dangerous part of his solo flight ice section of the American Red Cross was iiKtiln enabled lo receive some Information concerning one of the veterans when nil other means of Investigation had failed In a news Hem several days ajjo it was announced that Information was desired concerning Bernard Hurdle n veteran who had served In the World War with Company B lllth Infantry and who had suf fered from shell shock and gas In juries In the war A brief time after the appearance of the article two veterans who had served with Hurdle Milled at the Red Cross of ices and furnished nil the informa tion nceducl In the investigation which theorganization was handling for theWar Department the Vet erans Bureau and the veteran The section Is still seckliiK Infor mation concerning a Mrs Klhcl John son said to be a resident of this city whose father Is In a serious con dition In one of the veterans hos pitals U PPE KILLED BY TRAIN Sixtyninth street on foot He also Continued on Fourteen THUNDER SHOWERS ARE PREDICTED An Upper Darby man was killed nl nlosL yesterday afternoon parted from their hotel here late i AUTEUIL France July 21CINS NEW YORK July one of the most startling upsets Traders came back to Wall Street in all the history of tennis H W today a bit weary after yesterdays ounny Austin the Englishman won i frenzied session and found strikes n round the world Wiley Post wailed 1 when ha was struck by an elevated train being shifted in the yard of the I R T at Sixtyninth street The victim John B Crowding 5 of 27 New slrcct wts dead when he wan taken Into the Delaware County Hospital Accordingto John Zallatrtc of 1147 Daley street Philadelphia who told Upper Darby Detective Haliics that he witnessed the accident Crowding evidently did not sec the approach ing train I called to him but he stopped to look back and the train hit him declared Zallalrlc The train was being operated by C Zlller of 5437 Westminster avenue to escape the fanfare which has iw llon of rLlJulrs tohis plane so hi companicd their meetings her since covcl hls asu Nw Yoik the Presidents son New to Chicago Kertr ami propeller ot Tuesday for a visit with Miss c wnnlc which had carried Googins Ilir fourfUllis of the way In preparation fur the ceremony the globe were damaged when Miss GooRins and her mother tlc forcc while after enrou It lute being lost for hours from Khabarovsk Continued on Jajje Fourteen i Siberia to Fairbanks In the worst Hying weather In months H A LHWTN NKHrVPI ATffCs i wasuninjured and although iix nijuuimi 10 on thc vclsc A ijrtfjOOOOOO LOAN insisted upon starling im COM tin tied nit Jajjc Fourteen The Baldwin Locomotive Works has Thunder showers predicted to day and tomorrow in Eastern Penn sylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland There willbelittle changa In Icmperatvire The highest temperaturehere yes terday deurees 5 p m andlhelowest was 72 at 1 am The averageof 80 was three degrees Ihedale and two denrees above the average July 20 Jasl year Maximum temperature for UIB date is 99 established in 1930 and minimum 57 In 1B90 Sunrise today was at n m and sunset will be at p m Eastern daylight saving time TH IRD WARD WOMAN REPORTED MISSING Police of this city and Adjoining states today were looking lor Mrs Mary Macklcy 24814 East Third street who vanished from home last evening Her disappearance was re ported at 4 a m today by her hus band E N Macklcy who thinks shu may try to hitchhike to herhomo In Texas The woman who Is 25 is described as being 5 feet 5 Inches in height weighs about 112 pounds has brown hair and dark complexion When last seen she was wearing a twopiece yellow suit and carried a white pocketbook Philadelphia Thc victim fell beneath first car and in halves HALANCE his PLANS BAND CONCERT IN THE FIRST WARD of the favored dine at Drexel Hill up morn than 300 runners well Into cent gold notes which matured the and other brokerage March 1 Americans by the British in thc in house clerk complained and grum A suit vns filrd in 1vdrril Court i tpremp finnlc I ur uii OOlirt responded and extinguished flames with chemicals of July 10 S838 receipts for the custom rej t h Li ceipts for ihe month through July i i If were NKGKOKS HEAT PEDESTRIAN Found wandering in adazed con dition In the vicinity of Twelfth street and Morton avenue shortly before 1 a m today Gccrt Ensig 45 of 917 Spruce street was removed by police to the Chester Hospital where lie was treated for numerous lacerations and bruises of the face and head Ho told police his injuries were Inflicted by four Negroes who attacked him He was unable to say where ths attack happened Dr Edgar SRoss who has charge of the Employees Band of the Sun Oil Company Marcus Hook has promised to take his 40piece group to the Park Place Quoit Club grounds on Thursday evening July 27 to give an openair concert for the public The club grounds arc at West Mowrv and Wcthcrlll streets Tonight a game of quoits is sched uled between the Park Place Club and the Deshong group on the First ward courses HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY fly Unliert Presul AT TATONIA T a n e a 1 o Moppet Patsvcltc Weather clear track fast 40HOUR WEEK PLAN EFFECTIVE Schedule Is in Force at Plants of the Aberfoylc and Viscose Companies tcrzone finals two years ago could not equal the form reversal that All AT ARLINGTON PARK PhiUrope Oberon Chesncy Bill more Eskimo Fiddler Chiefs Challenger Wise Lee Law Old Tutlge Hobnail Snaploct Feliciana Upon Weather clear track fast Aberfoyle Manufacturing Company officials were optimistic today as the plants of the Rayon group of the textile industry in this city drew near the close of a week which has been marked by The unusual indus trial changes wrought by the 40hour week plan of President Roosevelt The schedule nas been in effect at the Aberfoyle plants during the entire week but a final adjustment of all details has been in progress as there were many adjustments which could not be covered in the initial orders effecting the working Guidcss i hollrs from last Monday At the present time a complete schedule has I been worked out with the following i salient points announced today at the executive offices of the company i and to affect all the American plants I of the organization Under the new schedule the plant is to be operated on a maximum ol two shifts with each shift operat ing eight hours a day and five days a week AH employes will receive the same wages for the 40hour week as they formerly received for a 53i Continued on Page Fourteen in Philadelphia over th nonpayment this usst added to the tense of the matured fiolcl notrr in an ef fort to throw the company into Continued on Tagc Fourteen I bankruptcy BALBO GREETED AT NATIONS CAPITAL hour working week which it Ls fig ured is an increase of approximately 34 i per cent It is not only thi mill workers of j the organization who will benefit by the lessened hours and better pay as i the office forces have also been eivcn j BACH GUILTY OF j GUARD UNITS GIRLS MURDER READY FOR CAMP i First Degree Verdict i Companies H and C Will Depart for Mt Gretna Tomorrow Morning Death in Chair Rendered Against Phila Youth Topiesof Times Richard Philadelphia Slirm Bach 20 was found of Plans have been completed for the j Genera Balbo new over that old railroad bridge on Concord road yes terday That being about the safest way to cross it we agree Judging from the vote in Alabamn Arkansas and Tennessee the Solid South is no longer solid but liquid A dry leader says his followers should not be discouraged by the vote j of the states so far Of cotirse not There is still a possibility that some state may vote for the retention of prohibition Qf departureof 125 National Guardsmen i Dispatch says a fund endowed lo of this city comprising Companies B i provide flannel underwear for And 1 in UMJ LUII4J1 tdlllK VyUII IJillllUS li HIWlvn UIU1LI VLrtI IUT I 11 Hhlnlantry tomorrow from over theological students hu been 12 mrn wJlh con mriulr thc station of thc Pennsyl untouched for years Probably young men wnicli rccommenoecl the cii nj nrnarhprs ficturp nin death penalty In Philadelphia fhe youth who voiced absolute at 815 a m Drly denials that he committed the mur The will der while on the stand In his own companies will defense heard I hi verdict in silence Immediately after hearing the ver dict Harry H Johns counsel for the mer encampment at Mount Orctna with the distlnrtirn of being the two highest rated organizations in Ihe preachers figure they will havi enough scratching to do In life A woman in Eddyslone found a six to the sumfoot snake in ler yard yards in so to M jonns counsel or the i n muuuu filed a motion for a new C Hes in singing at night Elmer the citys big juice expert doesnt go around talking these days u nd pUn from New Balbo and lie officers of his flying armada rt t i0n thCy lrrived in greeted by Ihe the al Field UashinKtnn n C as Scrrelary of Xavy Claude Swanson creels ttrncral Balho while trial The pretty flvoaiultcn cent store salesgirl was battered to death with i rock while defending her honor against her slayer who of her companion Dennis Doyle 30 by knocking him unconscious with a stone Thc Rirls body nude from the waist down except for stockings was found in a secluded section of Fallmount Park where she had been with her lover on Jan 5 Boyle whr lingered between life and death for a month with a com pound fracture of the skull was one of the commonwealths principal witnesses against the gangling park loiterer Although taken into custody shortly after the crime Bach was successful In obtaining his freedom jof lheir rture schedule this eve The Weather and Sproul streets All men of Com pany B have been ordered to report in field uniforms at 730 p m and the men of Company C at 745 p m i WASHINGTON July at which time the formal roll call 1 The weather forecast will be made Every man must be Continued on Page Fourteen AT N K SUMMER HOME Eastern Pennsylvania New Generally fair tonight and Saturday except probably scattered thunder showers Saturday afternoon change in temperature Western Pennsylvania Generally fair except probably local thunder showers near Lake Erie tonight Sal CAMPOBELIO N B July urdar Probably lotal thnndershowcrs Mrs Franklin D Rooseveii on a feis cooler extreme north por urcly motor trip through northern Maine arrived here yesterday for a visit at the Roosevelt summer home She was met at Lubec by Mrs Eliz lion TODAYS TEMPERATURES VounCcolder Or Persistent efforts on the part of j abcth Donncr Roosevelt divorced Rolling Ficl d on ft leged confession in June wife of Elliott Roosevelt and ujadc the trip to Campobello Island in the launch Oulja 6 a in 7 a m 8 a m71 9 a m 10 i m All a m 73 Noon 1 p m 2 p m 76 75 73 80 ;