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Chester Times (Newspaper) - July 24, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE 10NTKS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latent and of the Day 57TH 17652 Dally LfasrdWlre Reports of United Press UP International News Service INS CHESTER PA MONDAY JULY 21 1933 PRICE TWO CENTS MOLLISONS TAKE OFF TO NY TODAY IN YANKEE PLANE British Flying Pair Recovers From Injuries Suffered in Bridgeport Conn Crash Point in Landing After Flight Across Atlantic Ground Swiftly Into Machine Badly Damaged MOLLISONS IN HOSPITAL AFTER TRAGIC END OF TRANSOCEAN HOP Will Make Trip in Sikorsky Amphibian Outfit With to Get Great Reception Wednesday in Metropolis When Broadway Will Shower Globe Circler With Tape and Luncheons BRIDGEPORT Conn July and Amy Mollison recovered from the cuts and bruises they suffered last night when their plane cracked up near here at the end of a transatlantic flight will go on to Floyd Bennett Field New York their original destination at 5 P M today But their plane the Seafarer will not carry them on the last stage of their journey It was too badly smashed when it came down in a bog at Stratford at 9 p in Instead they will be carried to New York in a Sikorsky amphibian piloted by Ralph Wickford Announcement of the plan to pro ceed to New York instead of waiting two or three days to recuperate as had been came at a m from the hospital where the i flying couple were taken after the smashup Mollison and his wife slept five and a half hours last night but were awake at a m They are in adjoining rooms and have not seen each other since they were taken to the hospital in ambulances from the edge of the small airport where their plane the Seafarer still lies almost a complete wreck Milllsons first request today was that his New York representatives be notified of his condition andhe be given permission to give out a press statement on the accident The British pilots own explanation of the heartbreaking end of the flight was fatigue from bringing the plane through 3200 miles of flying The only good reason I can think of for our cracking up he said was that I was jolly well worn out He couldnt see he couldnt see said Amy Johnson It was also evident thac Captain Mollison unable to read the frantic signals from the v wellequipped though small landing field at Strat ford didnt realize he was bringing his plane down with the wind instead LAWYER DETECTIVE IN WORD BATTLE ROOSEVELT RADIO FALK TONIGHT ON to Nation on Pro gram for Higher Wages and Shorter Hours a Friendly Fo Ik Talk U S Halts Cheapening Dollar on BULLET WOUND PROVES FATAL TO F A McCLATCHY Upper Darby Realtor Was Shot When He Resisted Abductors WASHINGTON July 21 President Roosevelt will put into motion tonight what Is considered the greatest pencetime appeal to public opinion this country lias ever Ho put the finishing touches to his friendly appeal to the people ns I ho National Recovery Adminls t ration cnme to grips with the problem of stabilizing American oil industry the chaotic The address Ls to bo Riven at 1030 oclock KDT President Roosevelts message will be another of his friendly talks to the American people He will make n direct plcit to every employer in the United StiiUs to enter voluntary Amy Johnson Mollison is shown telephoning her parents in London from lifr bed in the Hrldfjcpori Cliiin hosrfUit while lur luishund lies scmloon seious in Ihe next bed The Mollisons were injured when thrir plane crushed at Stratford Conn yn Floyd Bennett Field New Vork only lid miles from their destination of against it It was characteristic of Mollison that he should blame himself for the conditions that ended his flight GO miles from Floyd Bennett most in sight of the flares and search lights that were ready to welcome the daring couple From the fragmentary comment made by Mollison as he was taken to the hospital and after first aid treatment had relieved some of his pain it was seen that the flying pair had undergone a terrifying ordeal in their long flight Headwinds every foot of the way Mollison muttered That accounts for our petrol supply giving out Our petrol was didnt dare do anything but come down To physicians he said the trip had been much worse than we had an ticipated We were very tired when we saw j the lights of Bridgeport he con tinued If I hadnt been so tired I would have made a good landing Thirty stitches were taken in the cuts covering Mollisons face and head Although they are suffering from shock a staff physician reported at 9 a m today they are both re markably cheerful and their condi tion is satisfactory Today the sealed record of the Mollisons luckless flight to America was taken from the wreckage of the plane in a wooden box inscribed Royal Aero Club It contains the barograph of their shattered sea farer with a complete technical ac count of their hop from Wales Fred Holier manager of the air port said after a daylight examina tion of the wreck that the ship was as good as worthless It would take two or three months to repair it he said Mollison consenting to a brief in terview at noon revealed that he and Mrs Mollison were considering getting a new plane if the Seafarer The usual monotony of police court was enlivened this morning when Attorney John J Stetser and Detec tive Bernard Dougherty staged a svord battle Stetser counsel for Ira Figgs of East Fifth street charged with ai temptcd highway robbery at the point of a revolver was crossexam ining Herbert E Goings of Buck man Village when Dougherty inter rupted the proceedings by making a remark You or no other officer can in terfere with mehere or anywhere else during a hearing and Im not going to stand for it shouted Stetser When thus case comes to trial I will subpena several persons here to testify concerning the re mark you made Remember what I say and bear it in mind in the fu ture I always play fair with the police and I want the police to play fair with me concluded Stetser as he turned white with rage Goings the man being cross examined is employed as an attend ant at a gasoline service station at Ninth and Welsh streets On the morning of Sunday June 18 he was alone in the office when a man brandishing a revolver entered and demanded the cash Instead of complying Going reached for his revolver and the wouldbe robber fled Goings shooting after him twice Some days later police arrested a suspect in the case and this man was identified by Goings as the gunman Since then the Qrst suspect has been in the county jail Detectives con tinued to w6rk on the case and say they have evidence that Figgs is the guilty man He was Goings this morning who said Sorry I made an error in my first identification Figgs was held without bail for court His young wife and baby being present Svhen he was taken back to a cell BALBO HALTS FLIGHT TO ITALY Reports of Foggy Weather May Prevent Armadas Flight Back Home Many Prohibitions Needed to Prevent a Stocks Boom KIDNAPERS SEIZE WEALTHY OIL MAN FLOYD BENNETT FIELD New York July departure of General Italo Balbos fleet of Italian seaplanes on the first leg of their return trip across the Atlantic was postponed today because of bad weather over Maine and the Grand Banks The motors of the great fleet had been warming up when the message arrived at the port Balbo gave or ders to stop the engines and awaited further word about conditions to the North A spokesman for the fleet said that the departure was contingent on later weather reports At the scheduled hour for the takeoff a heavy fog bank was over New Brunswick waters and Balbo did not intend to take any chances At 930a m a coded weather re port was received from Shcdiac N B At that time visibility in the north was reported at zero with heavy clouds hugging the ground j I am afraid if this keeps up we wont be able to take off today one of the staff officers reported but the decision is entirely up to General Balbo NW YORK July prevent a recurrence of the market boom particularly that in the liquor stocks and the resulting crash the Stock Exchange would have to take the following steps 1 Curb or prohibit floor trading 2 Curb or prohibit pools 3 Jack up margin requirements 4 Prohibit margin trading in odd lots 5 Refuse listing to shares of com panies with small capital stock out standing say under a million shares 6 Refuse listing to companies whose stock is closely held and the floating is shares on the 7Put further restrictions on the specialists The floor trader is the stock ex change member who gambles largely for himself He and his brothers are the jigglers They do a lions share of the marking up of prices Selling stocks back and forth among them selves Some of the biggest floor traders arc governors of the joiml that makes all the rules for hc other members mid security triul ng generally throughout the country The big board sets thr pace for the little ones The governors are the real insiders A pool consists of n group of trad necessarily stock exchange bund together to bid up certain Issues and then unload at the higher price include officers or Sometimes they relatives of the officers of the company In the slock of which the group is operating A bear attempts pool docs the reverse to break the prices sharply that the public with weak margin accounts will be forced to sell at a sacrifice price well under where the pool started selling Then the poolis able to cover Its short sales and its profit is the dif ference between the sale prlco ant the purchase Often the stock borrowed by a bcai pool to carry out Its short sale Is the identical stock the public 1 Continued on Page Ten THIEF MAKES GOOD HAUL IN EAST END During her temporary absence the home of Mrs John Bolton 618 East Ninth street was entered Saturday by a latchkey burglar who pried open a sideboard drawer and stole in cash and a gold watch The money was in two bills and the remain der in charge Only a few persons knew of the hiding place and detectives today are checking on their movements Valu able fingerprints were found which may lead to the identity of the robber BANDITS ROB COUNTRY CLUB Line Up Guests and Em ployes Get Cash and Jewelry PINCHOT NOT TO CALL LEGISLATURE HARRISBURG Pa July Pinchot announced definitely today that there would not be a special session of the Lsgis ROOSEVELT BRIDE ARRIVE IN TEXAS Son of President Married Saturday Unworricd by Churchs Stand FORT FORTH Tex July Roosevelt son of the Prcsl lature to consider old age pensions j dent and his bride were here today BERLIN July flna figures were not ready it appcare today the German Christians ha foa brief visit with the parents of won a complete victory In yestcr He gave as his reason for dcfinitelv j Mrs Roosevelt who was Miss Ruth j days Beiicral church elections am ending speculation over ths special i Goosms Texas debutante j Gc man ProtcstntismU ere session the failure of General Edward Ths couple married Saturday night tlau UC1UC1C Ul and this summer NAZIS WIN IN CHURCH ELECTION Returns Indicate Sweep for Hitler Program Control Protestants to Abductors Demand 15 x p c c c d to Big Ransom U S Agents on the Trail OKLAHOMA CITY Jilty family of Charles K Urschcl lo lay moved to begin negotiations with he kidnapers of the mullimiUion ilre oil mimseized lit his home Saturday night E E Klrkpntrick of Tulsu a pcr sonnl friend and business associate of the lOyearold stern oil executive was named cobetwecn und will al empt to negotiate will the gang the United Press learned todny The sixfoot twoInch 40ycarold ollman was seized Saturday night by two kidnapers who looked like Italians They rushed the sunporch of the Urschcl home where a bridge game was In progress flourished machine guns and spirited away two victims The second was Walter H Jnrrett himself a wealthy WUF released an hour later within a few miles of the Urschel home The only formal statement froir the family of officials since the nb duction wns nt a press conference lust night E E Klrkputrick of Tulsn intimate friend and business associate of Urschcl acted as spokes man and announced Absolutely no word of any kind has been received from the kidnap for higher wages and shorter working hours Mobilizing every means of com the NKA Is beginning its drive to put the recovery program jcforc every individual In the country vlth a blunt statement that the re urn of better times depends upon rompt compliance with the Presl lents reemployment campaign Industrial Recovery Administrator high Johnson opened the significant til code hcfirlngs today with a plea or utmost caopcrntlon of repre entnUves of the Industry In the ef ort to stabilize this long chaotic sec or of economic America When the biggest problem Is we mist have the most cooperation Johnson This is not an cx Kflincnt In dictatorship but In co operation and the more coopcrntlon hat is ollcred the greater will bo the success His pica for harmony camo ns factions of the industry remained opposed to various provisions of the imposed code of the American Pe troleum Institute which calls for a 40hour week otul minimum wages of from 10 to 47 cents an hour The Independent operators have offered a 30hour week and 50 cents nn hour proposal President Axtcl J Bylcs president Continued on Pajre Eleven VINES BLAMES SUN FOR HIS COLLAPSE July 1933 by International News was the sun that knocked me out Continued on Fiffe Ten THUNDER SHOWERS COOLER WEATHER Martin Republican state chairman to reply to communications asking organization support for old age pension legislation Twice within less than a month the j governor wired Martin for sin ex pression on the issue and twice he was Ignored Today was the dead line for a proclamation summoning the legislators He said that beyond this date trieresolutions could not be passed in time for the ballot in November as required by law AH proposed amendments must be advertised 90 days before an election in Burlington la arrived here by train last night They expect to tinuc to the west coast but the of departure was not announced KANSAS CITY July Elliott Roosevelt said yesterday he was not Interested in the possibility he would incur the displeasure of the Episcopal Church for his marriage to Ruth Josephine Googin after a Nevada divorce He added I am not interested n anything The son of the President made the observation as the train bearing him Continued on Tage Eleven HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY United Press I have received no answer from and his bride to her home in Fort Genera Martin the governor said j Worth Tex reached this city of the Nazi government The election in which all persons over twentyfour possessing baptis inal certificates showing them to the Protestants were eligible to partici pate was for the choosing of ap proximately 100000 church elders and members of church governing boards These in turn will elect provincial synod delegates who wilt choose dele gates to a national synod A Helens bishftp will be named by the national group Complaints reached the nonNazi election board from various quarters of undue pressure threats and actual interference by the Nazi partisans Local thunder showers and cooler today is the forecast for Eiustern Pennsylvania It will br fair followed by afternoon thunder showers and cooler in Jersey Delaware and Maryland Pair and cooler Is the prediction for the entire urea tomor row The highest temperature here yes terday wns 94 degrees at 430 p m and the lowest was 72 at G a rn with tin average six degrees above normal of 77 The highest temperature ever recorded hero on July 23 was n and Sunrise lowest was CO in 1890 was at 552 n m and sunset will be at 823 p mr Eastern Daylight Saving time V S TKKA8UHY UAIANCK today It would be useless to call a i Bishop George Craig Stewart of i with voters of the other side session at this stage of the game Tha Chicago commenting on the mar time has passed to get this important j legislation enacted I Continued on Page Eight The board accordingly filed a corn Con tinned on 1age Klcvcn WASHINGTON July The treasury net balance for July 21 was Miscellaneous inI tcrnai revenue receipts for that date Ellsworth Vines Jr American na ional tennis champion whose col lapse nt the net lit his match will Fred Perry of Britain furnished t sensational ending for the Davis Cup Interzone filial gave this explanation today In art exclusive interview will International News Service Tie wns keenly disappointed ovei the fact the United Stales lost thi round to Britain 41 although hi own match with Perry was played after the issue at stake had been dc elded The mutch went to Perry 1G 00 48 75 76 and default I was foolish Vines said as h walked the length of his room In th Hotel George V in a bathrobe am bedroom slippers I sat in the sun and wntchccl n through thomatch between WlUnc Allison and Bunny Austin before m own ginne and us you know tin often makes one just us nervous a though he wns playing himself I dont think the tiling can b ascribed to overwork I felt fine whe I went on the court but I soon bo to feel woozy and attributed it to the unusual heat We didnt have any such hot weather at Wimbledon and I wasnt accustomed to it Vines scouted the theory frequently voiced in the European press that young American nthletes habitually owrtraln I hardly think that goes for me he said I have been feeling so good that overtraining Is out of the question Federal Agents Aid Police of Three Counties in the Search for Slayers Department of Justice agents Pennsylvania State police detectives and peace officers of this Philadel phia and Montgomery counties thU morning redoubled their efforts in in intensive manhunt for two mem bers of nn amateur snatch mob who are sought for the murder of Frank A McClatchy Mr McClatchy died at 640 oclock lust evening in the Misericordla Hos pital Philadelphia to where he wns removed last Wednesday when he was shot by two gangsters who attempted to abduct him A few short hours before the end cnme police of Upper Darby received what they believe to be the first break since he coldblooded shoot Ing A mun who described himself as a reformed gangster gave the police a tip that he saw four Newark N J gangsters cruising around Upper Dnrby shortly before the shooting One of the men answers the description of one of the des wndos sought While Mr McClntchy had resigned Imself to death yesterday afternoon s ic end came with such a suddenness lat members of his family seated i jin adjoining room were unable to each his bedside before he drew his ist breath The weakening effects of the chest omul lie sustained lost Wednesday ollowing a handtohand struggle ilh the two thugs as yet unldcntl ed when they endeavored to kidnap Im when their efforts to lure his rother John H McClatchy million ire developer of the Sixtyninth rcet section of Upper Darby town nip proved unavailing accounted or his sudden death his attending ihyslclans declared A few hours before death he was Isllcd by Cardinal Dougherty and ftcr the Cardinal left McClatchy s said to have declared I know my iuie has come and I am ready for it Two blood transfusions one donated y his son Frank A McClatchy Jr uid the other by an intimate friend figured in the futile battle to save hb Ife The bullet atruck Mr McClatchy n the lower right chest penetrated base of the lung and then was deflected downward lodging In abdominal cavity near the spine It was successfully removed by Dr Thomas i patients condition HS being very irave following the operation His subsequent condition secsawed precariously and he suffered several sinking spells Finally yesterday morning Dr Hyan called Dr George P Muller Con tinned on Pace Eleven BUSINESS MEN TO STUDY CODE TODAY Halph Swarts president of thcj Merchants Division of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has Issued a call for all business men to meet today at 3 p m at the Chester Club to discuss the regulation of hours of employment and uniform hours of closing to accord with the plnn of President Roosevelts Re covery Act were Custom receipts far the month through July 21 were 11 n i K tie S15G16242G6 WHERE MOLLISON PLANE CRASHED SIXTY MILES FROM GOAL AT ARLINGTON PARK Not Adamite Ashen Well Aliens Wayward tad Printcraps Lolta Airs Olive Sab bath Barashknva Gcorpc May pole Stcppin High Lady Kin Wait Not After Dark Happy V1 J TomD1 TicMc iV I ti y Threads Elcidio Chbko loskee Pearl Knowledge Weather clear track fast CHICAGO July guests and eleven employes surprised as a dance was concluding at 330 a m Sunday at the Olympic Golf Club surrendered cash and jewelry valued at to five masked robbers who held possession of the club for forty minutes Half of those present were women The robbers herded the victims to the middle of the dance floor and made them lie down Attendants then were rounded up Several women fainted and the robbers sus pended operations long enough to obtain water and revive them They then took S2100 from the club safe The guests lying upon the floor were forced to throw their cash wallets and jewelry into a pile J C Thompson the manager made a sudden move to seize a pistol be hind a counter in one corner of the room but one of the bandits struck him down with the butt of a shot gun Thompson opened the club safe 1 at the direction of the holdup gang NEWSBOYS AT CIRCUS AT LATONIA Proud Princess AH the Chester Times newspaper boys will assemble t the circulation department tonight at 730 oclock to attend the Bob Mortons Circus The Fair Cynthia Julia Irene boys are to be the guests of the Ches Iady Eveline Fingerwave Hazel tcr Police Department and the man jagement of ths circus Special reserved sections have been allotted the newspaper boys Before the performance starts the lads will be given an opportunity to visit be Brown Niltcn Nancy Knimalic Universe Regis Play Santcrno Evidently Angel Sadi Lady Gibson will nermit hind ths semes of the circus if time Roxy Weitfel Weather track A troun is I expected from the ranks of the Times carrier staC PROSPECT PARK TAX COLLECTOR Albert D Forrest Succeeds B H Johnson Opinion Issued Albert D Forrest secretary of Pros pect Park borough council who on June 30 aa elected by council as borough tax collector after B H Johnson elected to that office had failed to file his bond and who by virtue of this action also become collector of county and poor taxes for the borough may have the Job of collecting school taxes provided he wants the position and files the proper bond It was learned today An opinion given by Howard L Ervin school board solicitor under date of July 20 makes It mandatory for the school board to give the pos Topics of Times Probably a large part of the suc cess of Wiley Post roundtheworld Her Is that he didnt pattern after Mattern No matter what Mildred the high way department blond says about ButchC while at his summer cottage we will vouch for it that the only thing he was handing out yesterday wns milk Barney Gallagher who looks after the scales In city shops has nica weighs when you drop in on him unexpectedly at Sandy Cove Billy Cliouch says he read where there are 120000 hairs on the human head Whoever figured this out never did it by examining Mervy Turks hat rack And Joe Pazdalski says that beer is fattening and will Increase the waist line Now it seems we will be able to detect the beer drinker not only by hLs breath but by his breadth Opticians report use of glasses in this country is increasing The trouble is not enough beer retailers are using 16ounce ones A pugilists life isone of clinches and breaks judging from the record of Jack Dempsey thrice married and twice divorced Spectators viewing the wreckage of the Seafarer the plane In which Captain Mollison and his wife safely crossed the Atlantic from Wales to crash while attempting a landing near Bridgeport Conn only miles from Floyd Bennett Field New Vork their destination Scientits say that June 2J is the longest day in the year but Piceyed Pete says it is a Sunday in a town to the collector or borough and county i where one has to wait until Monday taxes provided the collector will ac to buy a beer cept the job At the meeting of the school board held Inst week B H Johnson was We take it that President Roose velts rapid recuperation from his livery of the proper bond The mo tion was not seconded Marshall P Snydcr a member of the board then offered a motion that the solicitor of the school district serve Mr Johnson with a notice in accordance with the opinion rendered The motion passed unanimously The notice to Mr Johnson which Continued on Pace Eleven The Weather present and had with him a bond of recent cold was merely a part of ths S45000 which he planned to file for Roosevelt recovery program school board taxes Mr Johnson took Issue with the opinion of Mr Ervin j and is quoted as saying that it was only an attorneys opinion He stated at the meeting that he had an opinion from his attorney that he could not be removed from the office but did not name the attorney Thomas E McCutchcon a member of the board offered a resolution that the tax duplicate nnd warrant be de livered to B H Johnson pending de WASIHNGTON July 24 The weather forecast Eastern Fenna and cooler lonifht and Tuesday New I o u d y probably shoivers tonight and Tuesday cooler Tuesday Western probably showers in south portion tonight and Tuesday cooler tonight and in souti portion Tuesday TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a in 7 a m 8 a m 9 a m 10 a m 72 II a m83 72 Noon 83 74 1 p m 84 76 2 p m 54 78 ;