Chester Times (Newspaper) - June 5, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania
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( HESTER. PA.. MONDAY, .ll NE 5. 1933
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MA TTERN LEA VING MOSCOW SOON FOR SIBERIAN FLIGHT
Texas Airman Makes Fast Time From Oslo, Norway, Which Place He Reached Following a Report That He Was Missing Lost Eight Hours in Forced Drop at Isolated J omfruland
OUT TO SET NEW WORLD FLIGHT MARK
KI AMW DESTROY ux'alshowk
rL.UlLO HUM IU/1 FORECAST FOF
PLEASURE CRAFT OFF ESSINGTON
IRS OR TODAY
On Projected Round-the-world Attempt Ice
Splits Wing and Gas Ran Low, Before Fog MORGAN INCOME
Forces First Halt in European Area Sets New Record For Long-distance Solo Flying — Beats Post-Gatty
The eye* of the world ire follow mc J.unr* pattern, '.in Ute ’lo, lr\ . flier In hi* Milo attempt to break the ’round-the world Ating record of licht slav* 15 hour* and 51 minute*. thine is Mattern * Lockheed t oga monoplane, “fen fury of Frog re**," inst before hi* take-off from Floyd Kennett Held. Sew turk. on hi* tran*atlanti< Imp Mittcrn I* *tmwn at the right taking i final look at hi* man before hi* start.
Five Occupants Forced to I>eap Into River; VII Rescued
Omier and VV ife Seriously Hurried; Now Patients in Tailor Hospital
TAX PROBE HEU) OVER FOR A DAY
Log of the
(MI time Eastern Daylight) Saturday. 5:21 a. rn.—I nok off from Floyd Kennett field. New
Saturday, 3:20 p. rn.—Sighted passing over tVadhamm Island, off the Newfoundland (oast Sunday. 5:15 a. rn.—l.anded on the sandy beaeh of isolated .lomfruland Island near Kragero, Norway.
.Monday, 2 a. rn.—Took off from Oslo. Norway, for Moscow.
Monday, ff:'».*» a. rn—Arrived at Moscow Airdrome.
CITY AND COUNTY M. E. CHURCHES GET NEW PASTORS
Trinity and South Chester Affected by Transfer Order
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MOSCOW. June Mattern, clipping tFir round-the-world flight re point, dropped down ti 1 landing a? rho Moscow a and prepared to resun across Siberia with only delay.
The dauntless Texan, despite bad weather over the Atlantic which forced him to come down and waste almost a whole day on an island off the south con t of Norway, speeded on with such purpo e on his solo flight that he was 51 hour* 31 minutes out of New York when he landed hoi r
Wiley Post and Harold Catty who girdled the world eastward from New York in 1931 in 8 days. 15 hours and 15 minute:, were 54 hours 34 minutes out of New York when they landed here. They stayed 12 hours, whereas Mattern planned to resume within three or four hours towards Novosibirsk. 1.700 miles distant Mattern drove his red, white and blue monoplane the 1,100 miles from Oslo, Norway, in seven hours, averaging 157 miles an hour Despite the wet field he landed perfectly Tile weather over this region had been clearing since early morning Mattern made up tim*’ oy flying to Norway and thence to Mo co t, whereas Post and Oat*v .*topp u in Newfoundland, Chester. England; Hannover, Germany; arui Bertin With only three hours *>leep since he left Floyd Bennett Airport In New York st dawn Saturday Mat/*rn climbed from his plane looking tired. and with bloodshot ey He cheerfully and smilingly announced his anxiety to 'fart * ist-ward within a few houri Aviation officials for- ic.1 correspondents and Soviet n vs pa pei men and photographers, alter 16 hours of sleepless vigil, cheer. J Ma*tern's landing,
• It seems almost like gating home again,” he said as he expended tpermines 'a American's whom he met after the Borisov crash,
He covered Hie dis ta nr from Oslo smoothly, except for part ol the way over the Baltic, where n* w <s obliged to fly blind He entered the Soviet Union at the gov ie*-Est bornan frontier.
While Mattern ambitiously hoped) to push rn! to Novosibirsk, 1700 miles eastward in Siberia. Soviet J officials suggested it would be better ; to stop ar Omsk. 400 miles short of Novosibirsk. They were almost cer-1 tam to insist that he follow th*1 southern route along the trans-Si-oerian Railway. through Omsk,
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MOLLISONS DELAY HOP ON TUESDAY
I ONDON, June 5 Because of un-f vcr I Ie we:'hei Captain and Mi James A Moll hon today postponed the shirt of their transocean flight to New York until Tuesday’
Th*n’ plan to fly from Croydon to New York, then almost immediately back across; the Atlantic to Bagdad and then again to England.
HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY
Thirteen Others, in County Areas. Listed for New Clergy
COATESVILLE. Pa . June 5 - INS* - Nme'v - two pastoral translers and new appointments were announced today bv Bishop Ernest O. Richardson at tile closing session of the annual meeting of the Philadelphia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church for the 328 charges in th-- district
Reading of the appointments brought to an end 'he lengthy meeting. which was featured by severe criticisms in various committee reports of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, for his Espousal ol the wet cause and of Governor Gifford Pinchot and Connie Mack, manager of the Phila-dclphia Athletics, for their activity in behalf of the Sunday -twat.* bill passed by the last legislature.
ria transfers and appointments for I tie South District, winch includes this city and county, are; South Chester. J. E Gallagher; Trinity, Chester. L. H Herr; Collingdale, G. N Perkins; Drexel Hill 'Broad Street Memorial!, A C James; Lansdowne. S B. Golf, Jr.; Eddystone, p. N Poley; Elam, Christian Ernst; Felton Ville, W S Hausnsan; Lima JBO Cooke; Marcus Hook. R N Wright; Media, C F Carter; Morton, L T. Zook; Mount Hope, B W Shay; Upland. W. F, Ewing; Swarthmore, Wayne Chaum I
5-DAY WEEK ORDER FOR NAVAL EMPLOYES
WASHINGTON, June 5 (UP)-* Secretary of Navy Swanson today ordered establishment of a flve-dav i working week for all naval employes outside of the department rn Washington
The order applies also to Marine Corps employes, and takes effect June 25. Employe* paid on an annual and monthly basis will be furloughed on Saturdays
The action was for economy and lo obviate discharges “by spreading available work among employes as far as practicable.”
HEAR .MISSING SON IS IN NEW JERSEY
Mussing fffmi home for more than a week parents of Maxie Zomyick, 320 We,' t Second street, told police today they had received information their sen w.us working on a farm rear Oakfield, N, J They requested the youth tv arrested.
The boy left home with Joseph Francis. Second and Parker streets. Thomas Ilk vau, 321 West Third street and John Yaceo, 302 West Second street. The ia'ter three returned home and revealed the whereabouts of their companion.
U. S. TRI YSI RY BALANT E
WASHINGTON,"June 5 - • IN.S > — Treasury balance as of June 2, $349,-610,379.26; expenditures, $9 902.642 4 2; customs receipts, $1,553,320,87.
Senate Committee Defers Decision I nill Tomorrow After Session
Van Sweringen Witness at Inquiry; Tells of Rail Development
WASHINGTON, June 5 TP — Decision as to whether to go further with the income tax matters of J. P Morgan and his partners was deferred until tomorrow bv the Scnat* Investigating Committee after a long executive session today The committee vote Id delay was IO to 2, Chairman Fletcher and Senator Council . Repn, Mich opposing postponement Oouzens' von w as cast by pi ox >,.
The inquiry vt as then resumed The story of an Ohio r* a1 estate development that crew into a great railway network wa unfolded today bv o I’ V in SWU rn »en. g witness rn the Senate investigation of }• Morgan <V Co The Van Swertngen brother* of Cleveland in IT years have lx*come mighty figure* in the railroad business They began their joint efforts as developers of a suburban area near Cleveland They sought rapid transit to carry their commuter quickly from home to office in the morning and back home 77ie.se two men bough' a railroad to serve their purpose ft was th nickle plate From that 'imp nm ii 1930 the Van Swcringen bi others continued to acquire control of rail oaths O. P Van Sweringen told the committee all about it today The f ulminating move was in 1928 when J P Morgan Ar Co. Anana t the Alleghany Corporation a holding company superimposed on the roads which tin Van Sweringens Vian Mize as the fourth eastern system. Til' roads are the Fur, the Pi re Marquette, the ('besap ake Ohio. the Hocking Valley and the Nickh Plate The Van Swenngrn.s locked over •lie southwest and bough* th* m s-souri Pacific, but 'lie won* ss assured the committee today ii’ v had i » thought of a transcontinental rat syr tem
Rather proudly, Van Sweringen remarked that the chesapeakf Ar Ohio)
MILITARY AND ALUMNI DAY AT THE P. M. f.
Graduates of Prepara ton School Receive Diplomas; Events Toda>
IS a e c a I a u r e a t e Sermon Preached by Graduate Yesterday Morning
High Spots of
ll a rn Graduation ex* if p. M C s pp para tory i department with address Colonel Flank K Hyatt pre. and commandant,
3 30 p in Still rn batt Ie infantry, cavalry and a ti
participating - smoke sc
flank attacks under c tillery barrage bayot
4 15 p rn A wa rd in Department medals fos in marksm ms hip by Colonel Clarence I Philadelphia.
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not regarded a.* banig serious The "Sea Horae,” a 34-foot en vvi,a h Cleaves recently parch was moored in the Delaware river <»fT one of (he Kssington tx».»t yards, when, in some unexplained manner, took fire
seeing fu.s wife in flames in the water while tie amt panic stricken passengers illowed All of the party to swim until they wore bv person* on a passing
I-oval show ors and thundershowers are probable today and tomorrow in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, i ’Die high* .si temperature here yesterday was 64 degrees at 6 ;to p. m, and the lowest was 66 at 6 30 a rn, The average of 75 wa* Six degrees above normal The highest temperature ever recorded here on June 4 I was 98. in 1925, and the lowest, was 50. in 1929 Sunrise today was at 5 33 a rn . and sunset will tv* at 8 2$ p. rn, Eastern daylight saving time.
PINCHOT VETOES TURNER ( ODE BILL AND RAPS G. 0. P.
Says Economy Measure Was Conceived in Political Hatred
Seen ‘Sweatshop Act*; Author Says ll Did Not ( ut Out Essential Service
HARRISBURG, Pa. June 5 sUPi ’ Governor Pinchot delivered his moot forceful \eto menage bxlav In giving lux reasons for refusing h* aplite ■
the craft (’leaves, threw her the oth-r quickly b were able picked up
War hi p utrnent med ti cieitcy in marksmanship mas to iv members of til*' class of Uh preparatory awald* d 'in.* morning observance < I * miiitai> , day” at Pennsylvania M lei:*-
'Die diplomas w* re dis Professor Karl i* Anan. and there followed an Colonel Frank JC. ii vat, and commandant Tim diplomas were
William Robert I umbels s Wr aver, Jr . .J**seph If Leon W Oorenstem all * phial Frank R More S' Raymond F Eagleston
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CALLS MITCHEL IN OWN DEFENSE
I’v Ranker’s Attorney Puts Him on Stand in Income Tax Trial
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11 icy were rustled to Taylor Hospital, tieing admitted about 7 39 Inst night The cruiser wa., burned to til** watei *
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K. June 5 UP* -M lichen, former chati man mal City Bank, became Pl* imns today a* hi* trial of defrauding Hie govern-a mu: tile int oui** tax. Tire tanrier was railed 'n Hi** tx f) Atelier, his r had failed in Mrs Mitchell in fir** witness for banker's wife, blue, was Bixin* c!*"k when Fed-(J od fbi rd stopped
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HARRIMAN PLEADS NOT GUILTY, IN ( OI RT
NEW YORK. June 5 UP- Joe-
eph W Harriman, former head of the Harriman National Bank. pleaded not guilty to 14 count.' of falsifying bank records Winn arraigned today before Judge Henry W Goddard The ex-bankrr, who wandered away from a nursing home if** titly with til*1 expressed intent ion of ending hts own life, and who stabbed himself slightly when h* was found in a Long Island inn the next day, appeared weak and nervous Harriman’* case was put over .aul June 19
Sixty-Aye children in the parish J of the Immaculate H> art church took ?li*'!i first communion yesterday’! morning at *h* 8 30 o'clock mass. I Rev. P. H, McGinnK pa tor of tin: church, preached the sermon in connection with the event.
June 5 UNH i bill. appropriating raining and * riuca-
l'.s at the Penn. v I-Jolleitc at Chester, <* 'n* d by Goy ( moi
provided that oaf ated from each of senator tai dwti u ut.
■ d for no ( o111pctt-hut merely left the
The Meanie $75,non for th*-■ on of SO stud \anm Military joined the bills < * if! ord Pinchot The tm a. me stud*ut t-'1 app Hie .* !• a 50 l a 1 SU ie it pi < live examinati selection up to the Senator of each district. Governor Fhnchot sam ho could not aptirove it He pointed out it was ctmtrary to the commonwealth's settled policy of awarding scholarship* to needy and worthy) student*
UPPER DARBY BOY IS KILLED BY AUTO
Student, l>ri\pr cif Car, Is Held I nder Rond Pending Coroner’s Inquest
of the Na own atar on ch u g< meat by bronzed
wit Dean stand by NL counsel, after Sieur an attempt to put t he w Rn* ss * flair as the defense lh* dressed .sum txrly iii to tie sworn in l>v tin * i a1 J ifir* Henry W fur and reprimanded Bt ruer for attempting to ( all tfi<‘ wife of th*' de -fondant
"I*, is u eless to argue,” th* Judge said "You know as well jus I do that you cannot pi * h* * on, Tile Supreme Court long ago decided that question ’
Mr Mitchell ’.ut in the rear of (tie court room listening to her tm band's _ t> si imony. Sh* wore two from* a .*• pearl earrings and a necklace of .'mall pearls
Just before Sfeuer attempted to put lier on th* stand hr had whispered to *he court stenographer j a motion for dismiseal of th*' charge.* against lu.i client Although the courtroom was quiet his motion was1 heard by no one but th*' stenographer ! and did not become known generally until later when ./'alg* Goddard announced that the motion a .is denied.
Mrs. Mitchell wa the on*- to whom th* banker had void stork in ti ie * National City Bank to * .tableh lo: <■: which *-mid be deducted front hts income tax return The Government has branded th* * Lu band and wife transactions as “a sham'.
Failing to evJ abush Mrs Mite hi IDs
The June Grand Jury convened nt Media this morning aud was charged by President Judge W. Roger Krone, field
Immediately the jurors commenced I heir work of passing on indictments Whit h have been prepaid by District Attorney william J Mb ct 'arter, Jr., and Assistant District Attorneys Mr-('Ii n achan, Kraft, Ti Mil, Bloom, Me-Ooven* and deFuria
The names and addresses of those drawn to serve on the Jury are Lisle Leonard Radnor; Mary Smith, Hav-* I ford; 7 I I* d Lewis Nether Providence, Alice v Alexander, Norwood; James B .Smith. Sr., Upper I,outs ROU if an Bt , Upper I ton a V stair. Upper Darby; Ellwood Carp* fit* I I ’hest* r; Jessie N Op-en, Uni w va. Lydia lf Phillips. Bethel township Ocoigc Kane Radnor, aura Valentine, Chester; John Rent, NorwfxxJ; l/’cdom Y Tuc k* mum. Media. John Kirk. Newtown; Paul A Hhade Media, Johanna Juhn, Col-lingdal* ; Elizabeth Held* I. Clifton lf* ic hts, Wa It ei Baker, Mer] ai; john Crook Upland; Bertha Lawton, Middi’touri. Edward Watson. Upper Darby; id.urn! Bow lev Chest* r, and El unit Mang.iii, Chester
C V I HOI,ICS OF
prove the burner trill, amending admmlstialive code,
’lh*' Kepuhltrnn organization which supported the measure in the 1933 ^dative session, claimed ti would make possible state savings of $ I o. -(KH),ooo biennially by reducing the num tier of bureau*. I tint ting the number of deputies and their .salaries and eliminating "overlapping functions 1 lh*' gtatement that t lie bill < ould save any number of millions of dot- i Jars was a deliberate and absurd } falsehood," the Governor said in his veto rn casave
rite moat tit*’ hill could SHV*' would be $414,558 a v<air. To save that the slate government would tx- crippled and new and unnecessary join, and I ta w and unnecessary bureaus would ta foisted upon us If I were fixil-isli enough to sign the bill It might actually force the state government j to spend more money than it is spending now ’
Pinchot called It the “sweatshop bur* because he said It would have prevented state Investigation., of labor and industrial conditions until sanctioned bv the Legislatusc and would have cut down the personnel available for Inspections.
"This bill was conceived in political Flatted and is the fruit ot political arrogance," Pinchot said, as he < laimed that "a smalt group of rough-riding political racketeers' sought to “commit mayhem” against his administration through th** measure "Hospital appropriations and Job* Dalby, were the subjects both of threats and Darby; promises,” m forcing passage of the bill, lie ‘aid, at a time when every one knew that the measure was "a
ROOSEVELT EDICT TO CONGRESS ON ECONOMY PLANS
Meets leaders and Hopes to W hip Them Into Line on A etorans’ Program
House Chiefs Decide To Delay Consideration Fntil Late This AA eek
WASHINGTON, June $ - (UP)-*
House leaders definitely decided to* av tod*. ■ d ' derat, rn of propose^ Increases in vc'rim’ appropriations In a desperate hope that President Roosevelt's dr.tmaur “appeal to th® nation ’ might revers# Congressional sentiment. -
The agreement was announced by speaker of the House Ramey who said the independent offices supply bill carrying tim Senate rider adding $170,000 (FOG for veterans’ compen-r mn might not be eonfudcred by th# chamber until late this week.
Ik mocratic chieftains were faced with a presidential ultimatum that tie \ must either reject the Scnat# vein aru. action or riit.se n* w taxes, I he leadership vull try to sustain th® I’;, ident
Party strategy rails for postpone, mcnt for th*' bum® ut long as non* Mb;*. * How iv.-, the grow.a* n bi Ilion to "slmmei down ”
i lie jjrescnt temiier of the House, Speaker Ramey tux id, ss that it would approve lh*- Senate action or do some! lung worse '*
7‘o add to the troubles of Faders, word came from I republican Leader Bertrand H. Knell that little help can i»* expired in*m minority rankJ on the vets runs' controversy.
Snell said, "they go too far in economy and then turn around and give $ »o,ooo,OOO to China for wheat OI something like that ”
In a dramatic midnight ultimatum to D* mo« rat ic lead* is and their in* sui gent followers, the President de. dared he would hold Congress iii session "ai! summer" if necessary to ensure a balanced budget, foundation stone of Im putts for national icravery.
stinging Congressional repudiation of the Wtilte House veterans’ econ. omy im i*< a la, coupled wrh Scnat# committee defeat of vital sections of the industrial regulation bill. brougnt the vigorous adion from Hic chief executive.
Iii* Prudent had counted on sa#* mg $420 OOO,OOO by Slashing benefit# to war veterans, which now total more than twice that sum The Sen. ate eliminated 1170.OOO OOO of tuts saving, by forbidding the President to make reductions of more than 25
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. THOMPSON RESIGNS POST
Rector of St. Robert *r ( hurch Forced to Take Step I)v III Health
GRADUATES MEET ( ROZEK SEMINARY AT SWARTHMORE COMMENCEMENT
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AT THORNf LIFFE
I—( liftons Lass,
I—R**bot, Oilrite, tlididh. Visionary Hour, pampas',. Federu! Reserve, Don Tern.
I—Spevwood, Rock ( rest.
Weather, cloudy; trark. fast.
AT WASHINGTON PARK
I—Bliindella, Sergeant Hill, '■mltrv, Our Sand', Royal Treasure. Grey Kitty. Sunnyside I p.
»—Weaver Bird. Baconian Gal. Ligbt-nin’ Bill. Ah nrah. '■o* ta' Service, Arc von there, Flash lire, Busy Jay
4—I adfield, Kibitzer, < amp Douglas, Bedight.
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7—Sister Zoe, Gumtree, Santa Sophia. Cesare, Critic Prince, Oderic. sambo Brow n.
8—I Ie* he I)’Argent, 1.1 o n Hearted Happy Lad. Mad Career. Mad Pin spectacular, Aulander, Haramzada. Spanflow.
Weather, clear; track, heavy. ,
Alumni Day Activities Alark Metfinninvf of ( oui-mencement AA cok
More than 700 former graduates of Swarthmore College took part In Alumni Day ceremonies on the campus yesterday afternoon.
Staring at Parrish Hail, a parade of more than 500 marchers, many rn the quaint costumes of the past, made rs way to the stadium, where cups were awarded for the best stunts of the clases* of each five years prior to 1933.
In a tallyho drawn bv four hors* members of the Class of 1878 attired in costumes of the period, took part in the parade, winning the pnze for the best costumes.
Gibes at the changes brought by ten years were made by the Class of 1923 which presented floats entitled the March of Time” They treated the subjects of fraternities —^‘abolished’ in 1933; the honors courses introduced by Dr. Frank Aydelotte. president of th* college and their graduates, and the change in regulations against smoking by women—1923. two girls expelled for
Sermon Is Preached to Graduating ( Ias> in Upland (hurch
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A baccalaureate sermon to the members of 'he 1933 graduating class, featured 'ne sixty-fifth anniversary services of the Crozer Theological Seminary, neld yesterday morning sn ’he Upland Baptist Church in ’.ti*’ presence of a congregation of more than three hundred persons The 5*rmon. entitled "Befire 'he Cross, v as delivered by Frank Grant lewis, Ph. D librarian of the Seminary who ';poke iii the ah cnee of th* pi*. -ident, Dr Milton G. Evans, who is confined to his bed recovering from an injury recently received in a motor accident
Dr. Lewis based his sermon on the t*xt, "I Have Overcome the World He carried the congregation back to the days of the first cen’ury and described the world of that day as the world of the Roman Empire. He reminded his audience that in this Reman world and even in Palestine Jesus was little known in tile first century.
Leaving his description of the Roman world and the fact that the
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bel t Amin w i road. Upp'r ant iv last eve-wh* n hi was ar in front of g in Upper v* a bv Ralph Of 472 Forest was arrested $2000 bail to f the coroner occupation as a Son cd bv police cadent
West* r boy, bt another p. ■' a# (1068-ront of the
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Eight-year-old 1 Wester, of Ii Oui Darby, wa k.lh d in ning, ai)*)’/ 8 30 (/clo run down by a rn-) the Municipal bu Darby The car wa A Copeland, agal avenue, Drexel HU! and is being h*id await the action Copeland gave hr-.student when question following flu la* a I arr,
It Ls said that th* who was aceompaimd youth about the : am * a mg Garrett road in Municipal building and became confused by the traffic and fepped rn the patIi (J Cop I (lid's ta: In the
commotion that followed 'n* other boy disappeared rn the crowd before his name could be ascertained Carl GI<nd of Po,bid* !pf!ta tex /. th" We*'**r boy to the Delaware County Hospital where h* was pronounced dead at trie time of admission Leonard and Rose Wester, parents of th* victim wore unaware of 'he accident and fearing that their boy liad become los' or injured at play, searched for Fun. for many hours Finally despairing in their efforts, they called the Upp^r Darby police and learned of th*- death of *h*;r son. who**- body they identified at 2 o’clock this morning Seven years ago, a brother of the little victim lost his life in an accident which occurred when he was 3 years old Th*- brother, Char!*" was playing near a bonfire in West Philadelphia and was killed when a ran of gasoline near the fire exploded Robert was one of nine children.
Mf mb* rs of lh** congregation of 8t Robert's Catholic Church. 'I went y-fii t and Upland street#, were sur-pi I. *‘<J yesterday when it was an-i mine* d that their pastor. Rev, nobel t J Thump **n. had asked and had been granted permission to r*: ign his pastorate *in account of ill health 'Hie letter, read at yesterday’s < tv ices announcing iii* resignation, a at as follows
I n*« d not t* ll you of (Ft*- wretched condition of my jioor health. The added f ii>h and ref»pon&iblllties of iii* part’h make me ri*it only feel blit know tFiat I am physically im-abir to accomplish the work that lies before me
To try further would )>*• an in-just .cc to the parish and to myself. Has Eminency the Cardinal, has granola v promised to relieve me of ! these car*#. I feel sad to tell you of my determination but I know the work j'ou haw drme for God during my years with you will be continued ut devotedly under the leadership of another.
The bin sings of God and my blessing be vith you one and all.
Aff*'* • ionatcly,
* ROBER I J THOMPSON.” While it was common knowledge that the clergyman had been ill for more than a year, his derision to re ;gn came with a suddenness that shocked his parishioners Father Thompson was ordained In the priesthood 33 years asp and si rved in 8' John’s Church, Phila-oeiphin. and St Anne’s Church.
MADRID June 5 *UP> Ctttholius i of .spain organized an encyclic
< impugn today against the govern-’merit's t etire s* ion of religious orders
and religious education. winch evoked a strong encyclical of condemnation Dom tile Pop** on Ba'ur-dav
it wa planned to boycott th* government schools and ((induct a ; i tgorous campaign a in o ri g th* elcctoiate, hoping iFuif before President Nu eto Alcala Zamora's term expires, th* electorate will pass and Alcala Zamora will sign a bill t**-Ileafing th*' laws Tit*' rope’* encyclical had only s I moral effect, and did not provide mr a ti v penalties against Alcala Zamora, sue It as excommunication. Win!* Alcala Zamora is technically op* u to excommunication charges, it was believed non*- would Im* preferred
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Gyrus ll K Curtis, 83. publisher of the Htaturday Evening Port and other magazines and newspaper sjx tit, a comfortable night although his condition remained unchang 1.1 physicians announced today 111 for more than a year with heart disc,tv hts condition became critical at h. Wyncote home,
FINGERPRINT FREES SUSPECT
Reveals That Chum, Killed in ( rash, AA as Driving
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A bandit escaped Saturday night after lobbing Morris Plafker, gar. st (non owner at Ninth and Flower stn i t* of the day’s receipt amountin’ to tx tween 145 and $50.
Plafker was alone rn the office of his service station shortly after ll p rn when a .shabbily dressed Ne gin entered and di played a revolver. He warned Plafker against making anv outcry and kept hun tov* red I while Iv emptied the * a h register. I lh* then backed out of the place md di ippeared A minute denilptlon of the gunman was flashed over po-' lie** teletype machines, but at an early Flour this morning no I race Of ’Iv gunman had been found
HO.ME IDR HOLIDAYS
Qeoige Stroud, of 54 East 7 w*-nty- j fo'irth ut n et, a graduai* of Chester | High ScFiool, 1932, has returned to his home from Durham, N C., where he is attending Duke University. He I pud a v if J to IF)** high school this morning and had a pleasant chat vith framer teachers and fellow stu-(l* ms.
Ila f i v Nice, another graduate,
member of the 1932 (lass, who was also a freshman at Duke this year, will remain at the institution thus summer to pursue a course in zoology.
lits GOLD HOARDERS’ NAMES
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I TREK DARKY VI AN ENDS UKE WITH GAS
Gustave Bien, age 76 of 7103 Hazel
avenue, Bywood was found dead in his home lad evening, hortly af * r 9 30 o’clock from the effects of illuminating gas. which he hail employ 'd as a means of ending his life t pp* ! D if by P ill* < re pond1 1 to an emergency call and up* n making an examination found Bien to F>® tievond medical aul The body was removed to a morgue
I NHI KOOI 4 OKI RATION
B Y WiL* ii of .Swarthmore, con* nee ted with the Whiting-PattersoR paper concern, of Philadelphia, tindery..tp an operation for hernia ort Saturday at tile University Hospital. Philadelphia. 7 hts morning his con* dition was reported to b** satisfactory He will be a patient there, it is expected, for three weeks.
I opicsof Times
I1 was jtid a hard to buv beer in
this city >*• t* rday as it is to find a second-hand automobile for sale.
The June Grand Jury convened today at Media but it’s the Grand Jury
that assembles in Philadelphia that
ha.* a lot oi the boys worried.
Beer permit have been refused fir# cm p f a* That w I lust give th# gang around th** firehouse something els* to talk about
It has been ruled that a fire com*
pany ii not a social club. But they can t deny that they are truly set.leo clubs.
With the revival of "Uncle Tom's
Cabin.” a critic describes it as “a
, , , rip** old play.” A mellow drama, so
Department of Justice for possible
pro#—“— *"u*— '
WAMHIN07ON, June 5 <UP> Names of more tFian UKK) alleged gold hoarders have br*en turned over to 1 Iv Bureau of Investigation of the
e*ution, Attorney .rigs said t'wiay.
( ar at the Time
TRIBUTE IS PAID TO SOLDIER DEAD
Impressive .Memorial Service* Held Yesterday at La\$ n < rof’t ( emetery
A single fingerprint on the emergency handbrake of a wrecked far acquitted Flank Dellasser, of Centre* Ville, Del., of the death of Vernon Ingham, of Brandywine Summit, who was killed in an automobile accident on the Willow road, Ro* kdaie, on the night of May 22. At the coroner's inquest held in Borough Hall, M* d)a, Saturday, *a verdict was found in Dellassers favor, the Jury deciding that Ingham met with accidental cl* (th and thin D'llasser. who was with Film at the time of acciden'. was in no way responsible tor the tragedy. Had it no' been for the single fingerprint on the brake handle, Coroner J Evans Scheehle explained, 'he weight of evidence would have leaned strongly against Dellasser and it Ls highly probable that without this evidence he would have been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, "I wish lo stress th** im-
PhoenixVille, before being assigned portance of fingerprinting in cases on June IO, 1922. to organize St of this nature '’ Dr. Scheelite said Robert’s parish H*- worked tint lr- "Here is a man who. is is proven, had ingly on his last mission, erecting stolen the car in which the accident
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To th*- accompaniment of the song of birds and tile rustling of a cooling breeze through th* giant frees that surround the natural amphitheatre in Lawn Croft cemetery, in the Ridge road, at Linwood, prominent speakers lauded the courage of the American soldier before an assemblage of approximated 2000 p* rsons yesterday.
The occasion was the annual memorial rites, a service that is Field the first Sunday following Memorial Day, and the day was Ideal for such a service
77k* cemetery, always ideal as to landscape arts. seemed to hold an unusual b**aring of reverence. Beautiful Mowers blended perfectly with the rolling green carpet of grass and the tiny flags that dotted the lawn. ixpneath which riffp those who were being honored, seemed to instill a greater hallowedness
Shortly past 3 o’clock the strains of "Onward. Christian Soldiers" filled the air, and the parade, composed of veterans', civic and other organizations, marched up the winding drive
Police insist that motorists ha## I windshield wipers. Probably the re a-
on being that they are a handy plac# to put their traffic tickets.
A county boy who swallowed a afcty pin coughed it up while being
removed to a hospital. Apparently he doesn't smoke a certain brand of cigarettes.
Dispatches from Washington thes# days are conflicting. First it was reported that Secretary W’oodin would resign and then it was reported thai he woodin,
An Italian aviator is reported to have trat ( led 8 miles a minute. H# must have been in a hurry.
Th*' voters in Wilmington must b® a bunch of "copy-cat." ” They elected nothing but Democrais last Saturday,
WASHINGTON, June 5—(IPI — The weal lu r forecast:
Eastern Penns'lvanla and New Jer-MM Probably local thundershowers tonight and Tuesday; not much change in temperature.
Moslem Pennsylvania: Local showers and thundershower* probably torn* ht and Tuesday; not much chang# in temperature.
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66 Noon ..........73
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9 a. rn. ...... 70 2 p .rn. ,,,...80
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