Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 8, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania
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ARRAIGNED IN McMATH KIDNAPINGKIDNAPER HINTS OTHERS INVOLVED IN CAPE COD CASEth Ward Woman Expires After Quarrel; Bod} of Slain Negro Is FoundDr. ( I>de hint and (\ Jay (.nod m > ii uh Each Claim to Be ChairmanWants Assurance IL S. Will Grant Moratorium on June Payment .May Agree to New Tariff Plans, It Is Reported
Todavrom isos “Partnership” With Business, Farmers and W orkersKenneth Buck Tells Reporters So, Then Becomes Evasive Child Suffers No Harm; All of .SGO,OOO Hansom RecoveredPresident Plans to ("iirh “Cut-throat Competition”, Says Over Radio
WASHINGTON, May 8 (UP) — President Roosevelt stood committed today to the use of his powers of currency inflation lf necessary to rc-j store prices to a fair level,
In a public review of hia policies. over the radio. Mr. Roosevelt also promised that the government would assist industry in co-operative supervision designed "to give the industrial workers of the country a more fair wage return, prevent cut-throat competition and unduly long hours for iain.r, and at the same time encourage each industry to prevent over-production '*
Answering the question whether he would use the great powers being granted by Congress to expand credit and currency and cheapen the dollar. I he President defined his policy last night as follows:
"The administration has the definite objective of raising commodity prices to such an extent that those who have borrowed money will, on (he average, be able to repay that money in the same kind of dollar which they borrowed.
"We do not seek to let them get such a cheap dollar that they will Ie* able to pay back a great deal less than they borrowed In other words, we seek to correct a wrong and not to create another wrong in the opposite direction "
Mr. Roosevelt objects lo the term ' government control" as a description of the plan he Is developing for cooperative supervision of industry and Of the program already proposed for aiding the farmer and the railroads "it is rather a partnership between government and farming and industry and transportation," he said, "not partnership in profits, for the
IX)NPON May 8—< UP'-Oreat
Britain will agree to the United States’ proposal for an economy truce if the United States grant; a truce on war debt payments, It wag reported authoritatively today.
This new development gained sub-tautlation in quarters close to th* government and observers immediately seized upon It as the explanation of Downing street’s week long resistance to America's frantic efforts to gain British approval of a tariff armistice.
Norman Davis. American ambn.ss-ador-at-large, has bern in London for over a werk with this as his major objective. Sir John Simon, foreign minister, found it Impossible to sec him for the greater part of last week because he had a cold. Many believed that Simon’s cold was mors diplomatic than actual, an excuse for avoiding a decision until Prime Minister MacDonald returned from Washington and the cabinet had mel to discuss the question.
It was understood the cabinet was not satisfied with intimations from Washington that President Roosevelt intended to ask congress for authority to negotiate the war deb's.
Instead, the cabinet want* stronger assurances that Congress will place the President in a position to grant a moratorium on the payment due June
lor the prlie hoax of the year. b.iml (he prl/r In prrtlv 'larv XX lit!-taker, high m hoot girl. of ll ulrti.n, Pa. I mapped with a smattering of trench. Xfarv hlrd her lo New York, where *hr brightly greeted a emiplr of policemen with a "Hon .lour. Messieurs’ ’ XI ary let them believe she was a French maiden who made her way here bv the stowaway route. Im migration authorities were all upset ii nill she broke down and confessed her little deception.
IAN ENDS W. f. ALEXANDER LIFE WITH RAS DENIES CHARGES
Two girls were injured In a series* of automobile accident* In this city early yesterday morning Both were given medical aid at the Chester Hospital and discharged Jennie Joblinaki, Id, of 1008 Town-! send street, suffered brush burns, eon-1 fusions and lacerations of the fare and body vvhen she was struck by ani automobile driven by John It Pints-man, 221 West Twenty-fourth street j 'Hie driver told police the girl Stepped from the sidewalk at Ninth and Fngle street* and was struck by the rear of, his car. Prut anan was not arrested.^ Mary Wallace, «28 Madison street, suffered 10 (tits when an automobile j in which she was riding crashed Into a pole at Ninth and Yarnall street*,! rally yesterday morning The car was driven by Ernest Buckley, of I rn til Mills, who told police he lost control of the tar when ll skidded on the wet pavement.
Another strident was reported by John Burke, of Rub* y Park, who told! police his automobile was struck at * Ninth and Butler streets by a car which was being operated in a reckless manner Burke was unable to get the license number of the car, aa it was traveling at a high speed Another rrash was recorded at Fifth I and K< rlin streets, when a car driven ; bv Vernia Hhark, 728 Mrllvalne street, and a truck driven by Edward Raymond, of Springfield township, collided Both drivers escaped injuries I
Observers believed (he cabinet wa* answering Mr. Roosevelt’s lnsistanr* that British agreement to an economic true** was essential to tho success of the World Economic Con-
Dcath of Airs. H. F. Schmidt .Media Attorney Held in Recalls Famous Fit zen- $1000 Rail on Bad ( heck
mover .Murder ( ase Charge
MORF MOTORISTS* LICENSES REVOKED
Tile State Supreme Court of Pennsylvania will be asked to decide who I* chairman of Pennsylvania a Public Service Commission, Attorney Oen-eral William A Sehnader announced at his office in Philadelphia today.
Meanwhile, in order that, the work of the commission may not lie disrupted. Dr. Clvde L, King and C. J Goodnough, the two rival chairmen, have agreed to absent themselves from meetings of the body and allow 8 Ray Shelby, of Uniontown, the senior member, to act as chairman, Sehnader said
Quo warranto proceed mg* against Dr King, who asserted he would not relinquish the chair although Governor Gifford PU.chol appointed < bx (Timing ii to succeed him. will be Instituted In the State Supreme Court within the week. the attorney general said. Dr King’s appointment was not confirmed in the last seas ion of the Senate and the governor, falling to renominate him to the commission instead named Ooodnough as chairman.
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Flames caused slight damage to an automobile owned by William Wright, of Tatnall street, Wilmington, De!* shortly after noon yesterday. Th* Are was discovered a* the car was parked at the Tenth and Market street* tntersoetion, Marcus Hook, and sn alarm was transmitted to the Marcus Hook Fire Comjiany, No I. The blaw was extinguished with chemicals and the rar w'as able to proceed under its own power.
William Cloud Alexander, widely known Media attorney and termer legislator, this morning dismissed in brief manner the accusations made against him Saturday when he was charged by John H Reidinger. OI Ridley Park, of passing a worthless check,
The latter declared Alexander gave him a 8500 check in 1932. which came back and that he later redeposited it, but failed to collect. The check trouble dates back to the arrest of George Wilcox, of Upper Darby, former president of the defunct Suburban Title and Trust Company, now at liberty on ball pending appeal from conviction on charges brought by the State Banking Department.
Reidinger said Alexander was Wilcox a attorney and Reidinger declared the check was his fee for securing
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During the week ending May 3 noon, the Bureau of Highway Patrol and Safety withdrew the cards of IGI drivers. Of thi.% number, 40 were revoked and 61 were suspended Withdrawals were 43 less than the preceding week, Operating privilege* were restored to 104 Revocations this year to date total 890 and suspensions 1330.
Motorists whose driving privileges were revoked included James J. Ryan, 113 Jackson avenue, Collingdale.
Drivers whose rards were suspended
Included the following Esau Jordan, 1710 West Tenth Mr* el, Che,*ter
Restorations included Wm. Bagby. Amosiand road. Holmes. Stephen O. Spicer, 60 South Clifton avenue, Aldan, Clifton Heights; Clarence Brown. 2501 West Second street. Chester.
FINED FOR ANNOYING ROY SCOUTS TROD!
Paul Carson, of Norwood, was given a hearing Saturday night before Magistrate Hood, of Folsom, on the charge of having annoyed a group of small taws. members of Holmes Troop. No. I, Boy Scout* of America, by driving an automobile onto the baseball field on Academy avenue, Holmes, during a drill, and chasing them and several spectators from the lot.
He was arrested on complaint of R C. Stanley, scout leader of the troop, who testified that some of the boys. during the chase, narrowly escaped being run down by the car. Carson aaa reprimanded by the magistrate and fined 85 and costs. The arrest was made by Constable Charles Rldewood and Patrolman George Daugherty, of the Ridley township police.
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I hts morning Mr Alexander stated: "I never gave Reidinger a check and do not owe him a nickel He didn t go bail for Wilcox.’’ The bail t*»nd for Wilcox in April. 1932. was signed by Joseph Hingham, of Ridley township. in the amount of 820.000 The attorney was brought before Magistrate Raymond Hood at Folsom on Saturday and was held under 81000 bail for court Hts bond wa* furnished by Nicholas Theodore, a Media business man.
Banking Committee hearing on
bill to broaden powers of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. Finance Committee studies ta*
Insular Affairs Committee hearing on nominaHun of Robert H. Gore to
be governor of Puerto Rico.
Tax rates in two West Chester pike school district* were fixed at recent board meetings,
Newtown township school board announced a reduction of Us tax rate of from twelve mills to ten mill* while Marple township Axed the tax rate at ten null*, the same as last year. Both school districts made a ten per cent cut in the salaries of teachers and other employes.
New town school board el Tied D Hunter Lewis a* secretary and William Culbertson as treasurer, while Marple board elected John T, T Lewis as secretary and Maurice M Dickinson as treasurer
John Fanning and Virginia Will*, both of Media, were painfully injured when the car F'anning wa* driving ran off the Middletown road near Kirkwood and turned over yesterday afternoon Fanning was treated for laceration* of the head and Miss Will* for laceration* of both leg* which required 12 stitches to cloke. They were given first aid by Dr. Vaughn at hi* office in Middletown Private I .each, of the State Police, Investigated.
Votes on Farm Relief conference report, begin* Inde
pendent Offices Appropriation bill Labor aub-rommittee considers 30-hour week bill in executive session Commerce Committee begins hearings on Presidential railroad program.
SQUATTERS* SHACK CHILDREN ESCAPE
IN D RIES IN CRASH
A motorist drove into a service station at Ridge road and Market street, Linwood, last evening, and ordered a supply of gasoline. As the service station attendant was filling the car tank, the driver standing beside the attendant struck a match to light a cigarette. The gasoline fumes became ignited and flames flared up from the tank and gasoline hose, running over the Atafron drive Prompt action on the part of the service station attendant and the nm-torlxt, axels!ed by paving motorist*, who stopped to reinter assistance, resulted in the Are being extinguished before any damage resulted.
MI XICO CITY M iV « HNRi A strong earthquake rocked Mexico City and Central Mexico at 4 34 o'clock a rn tmlay.
Its intensity lasted for one minute aith a total duration of four minutes
The National ReDinologiral Ob-servn'ory reports that the temblor ha* its epicenter In the Pacific aeean, off the st ate of Ox Guerre ro, atrout OO mile* from Mexico City,
Harry Petty, of Evergreen avenue,
Miimont Park, with two small, children. Robert Kelchner and Nancy Goodwin, narrowly escaped injuries.
Saturday evening when a car which Petty was driving, wax struck by another vehicle operated by Adam Zig-ier, of Ridley township, at the Inter-•>< ion of Fe.-nwe*Kl avenue and ||\HRIM\N TRIAL POSTPONED MirOsde boulevard, Ridley town- — — —
ship NKW VORK, May 8 <IN8»
Petty, with the children, had gone Trial of Joseph W Harriman, for-to a store at the intersection of the mer president and chairman of the two highways to make some pur- boa) 1 of the Harriman National chases He had finished his errand Bank and Trust Company, on charge* And gotten into the car When he of causing thirteen false entries to pulled out onto the highway the car be made on book* of the bank was driven bv Zigler. crashed into it The postponed today until May 22.
Petty car was turned completely nniiAAi
not, id bv the impact and one of tin JI/I ll I. lf I ll kl ll • he, i is broken All hree occu- ||\/l?Iig Ilx/x/Ii
pants of the Zigler car were shaken _
,p n it escaped hurt. I V 4 TI IV MUFTC
I epics of Times
There are to be 80 000 hot dog stands at the Chicago exjxvsttion this summer. A Century of Progress!
Oklahoma Indians are off on %
ceremonial dance aimed at getting good weather for the crops Better
watch ’em closely. If it works, let s bring *« rn to Washington and put 'em to work on the depression.
Conservator: the guy who is
brought in alter the horse Is stolen to eh an up the stable and get it ready for a new horse.
Woman stood up in the House gallery the other day and yelled. "You can't sp' nd what you haven't got." That never bothered Congress—they t m spend what the rest of us havs got.
"Work* Program Due Next Week," says a headline Hey I We thought they’d already given us the works.
Chicago wife sues husband for separate maintenance, and says she’ll take it in vegetables, he being a farmer. He’ll probably send scallions.
Now' that the Presbyterian Board of
Foreign Mission* has accepted Mrs. Pearl Buck’s resignation, it is probably jus' as well. They couldn't very well pass the buck, could they?
Money talks, they always used to say, but under the new bill I x like It will have to listen for a change while President Roosevelt does the talking.
Kansas City man lost 45 cents In a bridge game and shot himself because he couldn’t pay. Must have lost it to his wife.
Paris gets the new U 8 3 2 beverage. and tikes it. Lafayette, have a beer!
Robert Wilson, of Cedar avenue, Holme*, wa* arraigned before Mavis-trate Raymond Hood, of Folsom, Saturday night, on a charge of assault and battery, preferred by hix wife Anna He was arrested by Constable Rldewood. of Folsom. Following the hearing Wilson wa* released on a peace bond for the t» rm of one year.
NFW YOUK May ft UNS) A severe earthquake was recorded today about 2,400 mites aouthwe ,t of New York by the seismograph at Fordham University.
The first shock was registered at 6 40 a rn 'daylight saving timet and continued for two and one-half hour* The quake was apparently somewhere off the southwest coast Of Mexico.
The Women's Baptist Missionary Society of the Riverside Association will hold an all-day session tomorrow in the Upland B.iptl*t Church. Upland, lire business session will ire held in the morning, beginning at IO o'clock, and ail women who propose attending the meeting are requested to bring a box ltirrrh.
At the afternoon session, which be-gin* at I 30 o’rlock, Prince** Blue-festher, a full-blooded Indian, connected with the Methodist branch of the society, will deliver an addn sa on the "Indian Situation".
SEEKS INFORMATION CONCERNING FAMILY
MOTOR! YULE SKIDS; OPERATOR INJURED
WEST CHERTOK. Th May »
YUP) -Three persons narrowly escaped death when an airplane piloted by Miss Mill Dillon wa* forced down near Kennett Square, police learned today.
Miss Dillon and her stepfather, pope Y« atman, retired Philadelphia broker, suffered ruts and bruises a* the plane crashed through a rail fence in landing Mr*. Ycatman was treated by a physician for an injured knee.
Ycatman told police unlay the plane, a new cabin ship missed and Mix* Dillon brought it down in the meadow. It was badly damaged in landing
[iring Conference of County Association Is Held in Oakmont School
Begins Weeks* Abstinence and British Swing; Doors of Poona Jail
Jame.s A Austin, formerly a corporal in Company C, Sixth Engineer*. A. F F who Is trying to establish a claim for government compensation «'*cks a family named cither McCloud or McLeod, of this city.
The former soldier, who ppw lives at Waynesboro. Va.. wrote to Postmaster John K. Hagrrty. and also the Chester Times, seeking aid In locating the family. He states the McClouds are horse trainers and used to appear with carnivals and rodeos in the west and northwest. He met them in Teckla, Wyoming, in 1925 Anyone knowing the family is requested to communicate with Austin
Donald Ehrie, 27, Philadelphia, suffered brush burns and lacerations of the hand when the motorcycle he was riding skidded as he attempted to avoid a collision with an auto on the Perry's Tavern road, in Delaware, yesterday afternoon. Hi* companion, Helen Brown, of Prospect Park was scratched across one hand. Both received treatment at the Delaware Hospital. Wilmington. Del. The accident was investigated bv Private E Jones, of the Delaware police.
Harry Btenirke, of Wilmington. De!., who was fleeced out of 820 early last Friday morning when a resident of the West Knd gave him a | counterfeit bill, returned to Chester 1 Saturday with the hope of finding J the man who had given him the bogus money.
lh told Magistrate Frank X Lee. of the Eighth Ward, that the bank in Delaware, where he carries an ac-i count, and where he had taken it for deposit, when it wa* discovered to be counterfeit, had reported the casc to the Federal authorities.
HERRIOT HEA* HES LYONS
LYON8. France, May S~<UPt — Mayor Edouard Bemol was given a triumphant reception when he returned from his visit to Washington. Bemol briefly reviewed his mission to the United States and extolled the personal qualities of President Roosevelt.
El RF. DAMAGES PH I LA. (LIB
The Union Republican Club, which for years has been the Vare political stronghold in South Philadelphia, was damaged by fire today. Marching flags, trophies and oil paintings of William 8. Vare, George A. Vare and Edwin H. Vare were destroyed.
I - TREASI KY BALANCE
WASHINGTON. May 8-<INS>— Treasury balance as of May 5, i 8523 547.307.52; expenditures. $14 107-2411.118, customs rec vip is, 84.082.467.34.;
GENERALLY’ CLOUDY WEATHER PREDICTED
JUDGE HANNUM HOME FROM HOSH I Al
(Bt United Brew)
Judge John B Hannum. of the Orphan h Court, of this county who had been a patient ill the Che*'.cr Hospital, tor almost three weeks fellowing a major operation, returned to his home at Fourteenth and Walnut street*, this morning, and it is reported by member* of the family that although the Judge is in a weakened condition he is showing steady signs of improvement.
HEU) FOR HI (EING
Walter Bender 40, no I oms, who has a record of being ar. 'eel in this city 25 times, was held for a continued hearing when he faced Magistrate Honan this morning, charged with breaking into a vacant house at Twelfth street and Fdgrnont avenue. The property is owned by Attorney Kingsley Montgomery, who testified the window was broken by the intruder. Bender will face a vagrancy charge tomorrow morning
ADOPTS REI,IEF BILL REPORT
WASHINGTON, May 8- UP' The Senate today adopted the conference report on the 8500,000,000 unemployment relief bill,
J he Weather
WASHINGTON, May 8—(IT-^ Weather forecast:
Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Rain this afternoon and tonight; slightly cooler In north portions tonight; Tuesday, generally fair, followed by showers Tuesday night.
Western Pennsylvania: Mostly
cloudy tonight and Tuesday; showers Tuesday and probably near lake Erie tonight and Tuesday not much change in temperature.
6 a. rn.......54 ll a. m 58
7 a. m.......54 Noon ........ 48
8 a, rn. ...... 52 I p rn. .....44
9 a. rn....... 52 2 p. ......43
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