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Chester Times (Newspaper) - May 24, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE llONTHS ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day 57TH 17601 Dally Leased Wire Reports of United Press UP and International News SenIce INS CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY MAY 24 1933 MORGAN INQUIR Y BARES PROMINENT MEN IN LOAN LIST Names of Norman H Davis Former VicePres ident Charles G Dawes Richard Whitney and Myron C Taylor Revealed at Senate Probe Over Protest of Financier and Coun Payments Overdue Fact That International Financier Paid No In come Taxes for Three Years Brought Out Colossal Dealings in Securities Outlined Shrank Chief Witness Reveals in Questioning WASHINGTON May H Davis Americas roving Ambassador in European conferences and former VicePresident Charles G Dawes were named among commercial bankers borrowing more than 000 from of J P Morgan Company in a list closed today at the Senate banking inquiry and Dawes toppfed the list which also included officials of the Chase National Bank the Bank of New York and the First National York City Others on the list included Hiram E Manvilie of JohnsManville Corpo ration and a member of the advisory committee of Chase National Bank Richard Whitney president of the New York Stock Exchange Charles E Mitchell now on trial for alleged income tax fraud Albert director of Chase National Bank and the Equitable Trust Company and Myron C Taylor a director of the First National Bank The entire list of loans follow E P Carry paid offMay 21 1928 w P Conway paid off December 10 1931 Norman H Davis Charles G Dawes paid off 1932 P c Dumaine Artemus L Dates Harvey D Gibson Mortimer NBuckner joint account Philip G Gossler paid off March 6 1930 Albert H Harris paid off October 8 1928 Clifford H Leonard paid off April 19 1928 H E Manville paid off December 17 1931 Edgar L Marston paid off October 21 1929 Theodore P Morseles paid off April 25 1929 Albert G Milbank paid off March 15 1929 C EMitchell P K Morrow paid off December 1 Murphy paid off William C Potter 1932 G M P March 23 1928 iuuwt paid off January 4 1930 Seward Prosseer Lansing P Reed Samuel W Reyburn paid off December 16 1929 H C Stevens Myron C Taylor paid off March 2T 1933 A A Tilney paid off October 22 1928 Richard Whitney Hiester E Albright paid off April 16 1929 Frank S Becker paid off January 2 1931 Charles J Biddle Robert E Brooks paid off February 23 1927 Edward G Budd Samuel MCurren off October 17 1931 Agnew T Dice William H Dormer paid off August 1 1927 Julian L Eysrhan paid off May 7 1929 Horace Fortescue paid off Sep tember 16 1932 George H Frazier paid off Octo ber 231926 Rodman E Griscom paid off April 23 1928 Charles V Henry paid off September 24 1931 James I Higbee paid off November 25 1930 Sydney E Hutchinson Reid Ken nedy Conrad N Lauer paid off No vember 25 1929 E Brooke Lee paid off June 2 1932 Edward EXLQomis J H McAllister paid off March 3 1928 Thomas N McCarter paid off December 3 1929 Alvan Markle Al van Markle Jr George B Markle 3d paid off April 8 1932 John C Martin F Corlis Morgan paid off December 28 1932 Effingham B Morris paid off December 4 1929 E B Morris Jr Frances A ONeill paid off November 10 1931 William G Price Jr Charles H Schlecks paid off September 26 1929 Walter J Staats Joseph Wayne Jr Henry N Woolman Charlton Yarnall John E Zimmerman Some of these were borrowers from J P Morgan Company of New York others from Drexel Company of Philadelphia with which Mor gans company interlocks The amounts of the loans were not announced Only one a loan to Charles E Mitchell former chair man of the board of the National City Bank has become known to the public previously This information Continued on Page Ten HAWKS STARTS FLIGHT TO CALIF NEW YORK May rrank Hawks speed flyer left Floyd Bennett airport today at 1226 p m E D T for Los Angeles in a piane carrying enough fuel for a nonstop flight Hawks denied however he planned to try for a cross continental flight record MITCHELL DEALS BARED AT TRIAL Gerard Swope of General Electric Co Witness for the U S TOGO IF REPEAL WINS President Asserts Liquor Returns Will Aid in Elimination of Levies WASHINGTON May Emergency taxes will be eliminated if the Eighteenth Amendment is re pealed President Roosevelt said to day This means he explained the au tomatic abolishment of those levies that are now iri effect and are con templated such as the proposed 000000 program for financing of the huge public works program The President believes that suffi cient revenues will accrue as the re sult of repeal to enable the govern ment to accomplish this reduction in the tax schedule v Mr Roosevelt declined to discuss the overwhelming vote for repeal in New York State except to remark that my home district went wet MOTORCYCLE TRUCK FIGURE IN CRASH NEW Gerard YORK May Swope president of the Hurled thirty feet in the air when a motorcycle he was riding collided with a truck at State road and Sproul road in Springfield township at 830 oclock this morning Raymond Fabrienger 23 of Lenni suffered a fractured left arm and head lacera tions The motorcyclist was proceeding east on State road when a truck driven by John Flynn of Wilkinsburg was traveling south on the Sproul road Fabrienger crashed into the side of the truck according to police the force of the collision tossing him in the air and into a field Flynn took the injured man to Delaware County Hospital where he was found to be suffering from in juries mentioned Flynn was arrested by Patrolman Ferentz of the Springfield township police TWO CHILDREN STRUCK BY AUTO PIKE KIWANIANS r TO HONOR VETERANS Following the annual custom of presenting a patriotic program on the Wednesday night preceding Me morial Day the Chester Pike Ki wanis Club at its dinner meeting to night in Boone avenue public school Glenolden will have as guest speaker Col Edwin John Prime brigade commander of the Pennsylvania de partment Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Col Prtttie whose home is in Ogontz will tell some thing about the work which the Sons of Union Veterans are dohig to keep alive the traditions of the Grand Army of the Republic A detail of members of Company R First Regiment Sons of Veterans Reserves of Darby in command of Captain H G Franklin will attend the meeting Edgar J a member of the Chester pike Kiwanis Club and patriotic instructor of Ma jor M A Gherst Camp No 51 Sons of Union Veterans ox the Civil War of Darby is in charge of the pro gram FINAIJPLANSFOR MATJARKET Radio Booth to Be Inter estingFeature Crowd Expected N Y WET VOTE REPEAL GROWS Victory Against Amend ment 11 to 1 With Many Districts Not Reported NEW YORK May New works vote of disapproval of the 18th Amendment mounted hourly today on an avalanche of wet votes cast in the states special repeal election Definitely joined with the states which already have ratified repeal of the amendment the belated re turns served only to swell the margin in the New York wet proximately 11 to one With slightly more than a thou sand districts to be heard from the vote was For Against Of the States 8837 districts 7 263 had reported The late returns in several in stances upstate increased the drj vote but not to greatextent THIEVES SURPRISED MAKE GETAWAY MISSING CADET General Electric Co director of the National City Bank and a command iLj figure in banking and industry testified as a government witness to day in the trial of Charles E Mitch ell accused of income tax evasion The greyhaired industrial leader was asked concerning Mitchells claims against the National City Co growing out of his efforts to peg his bank stock in adeclining market In this vain attempt Mitchell obligated himself to J P Morgan Co for more than 56000000 the loan secured by 28330 shares of National City Bank stock Mitchell later sold 18300 shares of this stock to his wife establishing a market loss and reducing his income to less than nothing In Mach of 1932 the government contends Mitchell askedthe bank to reimburse him by assuming his tre mendous obligations to Morgan Attempts of George Z Medalie U S Attorney to bring these facts be fore the jury through Swopes testi Continued on Last Page At a County meeting of Committee the Delaware held v iJtALA XVJUJlitiity night m the headquarters of the Me dia Democratic Club a framed pho tograph of President P D Roosevelt was presented to the committee by Mrs J Rutter Worstjof Lansdowne a member of the county committee Two hundred men and women at tended the meeting wheiv plans for the coming campaign were inaugu rated County Chairman Pechin presided Nathan Two more children were victims of automobile accidents in this city yes terday Fortunately neither was seriously injured Wanda Glad 7 of 2934 West Sixth street was struck at Fourth street and Highland avenue by an auto mobile driven by Frank V Neider 6443 Chestnut street Philadelphia The motorist took the youngster to the Chester Hospital for treatment for contusions of the left elbow Rose Graupolni 4 of 323 Parker street escaped with brush burns when struck by a car driven by Mrs Victoria Likoria 6 PouLsoh roadLin wood Mrs Likona took the child to the Chester Hospital for medical aid W F MATHUES IN ARGUMENT FINED W Franklin Mathues of Moylan former United States Marshal for the Eastern District visited the office of Magistrate Cooper in Media this morning to pay a nominal fine and costs after charges were preferred by a member of the State Police substa tion at Media From accounts of the testimony it was said that the former Federal officer and the grimfaced state trooper engaged in an argument last night near Media over a motor law regulation the argument being ter minated by the arm of the law taking Mathues into custody The payment of the fine amicably settled the case By United Press Clover Jump Gnlta Percha Prince Abbot Sister Strolling Time Pink PosL Spaces Blue Bally Bay Cantoria St Nick Padraic Bright Bird Zembla Cloudy Day Ncalon Kay PrimliiL Gay Party Bide A Wee Silver Scepter Syriac Weather clear track fast AT WASHINGTON PARK Along Kitty Some Pomp Girl Cyclopic Popo Gertrude L Slapped Matt Birthday Gift Harum Scarum Phan tasime Weather clear track fast First Two Beer Licenses Issued Others Friday Another postponement hcs been found necessary in the issuance of the county licenses to sell 32 per cent beer and County Treasurer William Dickel announced today that the licenses will be issued 011 Friday Mr Dickel said the ruling of Deputy Attorney General Knauer permitting licenses to be issued throughout the year would be ef fective immediately However an application must be filed with bond for a week prior to the is suance of a license Another batch of application blanks was received yesterday making the total about 260 James J Skelly president of the Four Horsemen succeeded in se curing the coveted licenses No 1 and No 2 These are for the Log Cabin a retail permit and the other is a wholesale permit for the clubhouse No others will be is sued until Friday Veterans Organizations Will Use Funds Derived for Welfare Purposes Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Postsin the city and county are this week conducting their annual poppy drive in conjunc tion with similar campaigns through out the nation The Veterans of For eign Wars and Auxiliary and the American Legion and American Le gion Auxiliary sponsor the sales of the memorial poppy In this city the JPoppy Day drive will officially open tomorrow evening at the Stanley Theatrewith a timely address by Mayor William Ward Jr through the cooperation of J L Mul hall A total of 1500000 poppies will be sold this year by the Posts of the Vet erans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary and the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary The en tire proceeds of the poppy sales are used strictly for welfare purposes Every poppy sold in Pennsylvania has Continued on Page Ten Fight for Repeal Pushed WASHINGTON May The entire resourcesof the Demo cratic Party are being thrown into the fight for repeal of the 18th Amend ment With full administration backing Postmaster General James J Parley National Democratic Chairman de clared he was sending instructions to every party leader to support and speed up the repeal campaign Repeal was one of the paramount issues of the party platform Farley cheered by the overwhelm ing wet victory in New York State was hopeful that repeal would be a reality before the close of 1933 New York was the sixth state to vote for repeal Thirtysix ratifications are necessary The Farley announcement is ex pected to be the forerunner of a vie orous campaign to be launched Im mediately uponthe adjournment of congress President Roosevelt will participate I The President according to close friends is preparing to issue a statement urging his supporters to rally to the cause of repeal particu larly in the South where bitter fights impend Already the administration has sought to aid the repeal campaign by promising that 5220000000 in new taxes proposed to congress will be eliminated as soon as the 13th Amendment is removed from the con stitution Belief prevails that excises on legalized hard liquor would bring the government at least annually Beer taxes are rolHng In at a rate said to be far in excess of he S125 000000 annually that was estimated when thelaw was put irto effect a month ago This is said by adminis tration supporters to have strength ened the conviction that additional huge amounts of revenue would obtained by repeal of the 18th Amendment st Today marks the final preparation for the eleventh annual May Market of the Chester Hospital which will be held tomorrow on the lawns of the institution at Ninth and Barclav streets Seventeen booths have been erected including two double booths and an other of the triple booth type Keen interest is being shown in the various attractions one of the leading features being the proposed exhibition of the Chester Radio Club Members of the Amateur Radio Re lay League the Chester members will relay free messages to air parts of the world from May Market patrons Also they will have a radio phone demonstration from the May Market to the club headquarters on Butler street This type of communication is the same as the shiptoshore method now used by some of the largest ocean liners Music will be furnished by the Chester High School and the Smedley School orchestras during the after noon and evening The program will have something to everyone young and old and one of the biggest attend ances in years is anticipated NEGRO IN CRASH ON PROVIDENCE ROAD Davis Negroof 706 West Third street can thank his lucky stars that the Bell Telephone Com pany has a highly trained first aid corps Otherwise he would have lost considerable blood and would have been removed to a hospital after an automobile accident yesterday at 540 p m Davis was proceeding to this citv along Providence road in a sedan automobile with some companions Rounding the curve in front of the residence of Mrs H H Houston near Governor Printzi Bridge over Ridley River a tire blew out The auto mobile swerved struck a culvert and was wrecked against the stone wall at the entrance to the Houston property the limestone cap of the pillar being torn off and broken Davis crawled from the wrecked car just about the time C Victor De Revere plant safety supervisor of the Bell Telephone arrived on the with his automobile Two com panions of De Revere C L Reif sneider and L Jenkins secured the firstaid kit from the telephone com pany automobile and the trio pro ceeded to dressDavis wounds which were mainly lacerations and bruises The companions of the Negro driver left the scene apparently unscathed Other motorists arriving on the scene commented upon the condi tion of the tires on the wrecked auto Not only was the rubber worn through but the fiber was deterior ated and no one could understand how the driver could even operate on such tiresApparently the state automobile inspection regulations failed to catch up with this particu lar case State Highway patrolmen investigated the crash OBSERVES BIRTHDAY John J Buckley of 233 West Sev enth street is celebrating his 70th birthday today and this morning re ceived a large number of messages of congratulations Mr Buckely an engineer and of wide repute has been a residentof Ches ter for many years and is identified with many organizations p ire OFFICER IS TRANSFERRED Lieut Comfort Cavalry In structor Ordered to Camp Meade Md Lieutenant Frederick DeL Comfort United States cavalry a War Depart ment detail at Pennsylvania Military College as instructor an cavalry and a member of the military who ably coached the college polo squad for the past several years has received orders to report for duty with the Civilian Conservation Corps at Fort George G Meade Maryland When questioned about the order today Lieutenant Comfort expressed the belief that in all probability the change which will become effective shortly after the close of the present college term is of a temporary nature and that upon completion of trie duty which is to last for several months under the Presidents plan of refores tation he may be returned to detail at the local college Having graduated from P M C in the class of 1920 Lieutenant Comfort whose father was at one time an of ficial of the college and whose family is well known in Chester entered the service as a second lieutenant of cav alry and has served at a number of stations during the intervening years He was detailed to P M C in the Two burglars who were surprised m the act of robbing the shoestore of Anthony Rossi at 517 East Seventh street early this morning escaped but carried several pairs of shoes away with them Mrs Rossi was awakened by a noise in the store about 3 a m She awakened her husband who grubbed a gun and switched on the down stairs lights When he reached the door leading into the store he found it tied and when he eventually got It open the men had fled to a wtxiting automobile Rossi gnve police a meagre description of them and said the robbers left two bushel baskets filled with shoes on the floor Two other robberies were reported from the enstern section of the city The home of Mrs Charles Inman 1102 Thomas street was entered dur ing her absence and the rooms ran sacked Nothing was missing only S150 which was taken from a pocket book The other robbery was at the home of Norman K Lightner 620 East Fourteenth street which was entered by forcing a window Here trie burg lar stole a 32 calibre automatic re volver and a box containing some valuable papers but nothing of value to the one who stole it ACTED DISORDERLY COMMITTED TO JAIL Magistrate Michael A Honan this morning sentenced Albert Robinson 29 of Phillips W Va to serve 30 days in the county jail on a disorderly conduct charge Robinson came to this city severa weeks ago to await the arrival of a carnival company which he was supposed to get a job With his wife he engaged a room at a central ho tel and after living there a week told the manager they had no money Later Mrs Robinson deserted her husband and he has been unable to locate her but was under the im pression she was being harbored in the hotel and went there last night and created a scene He also became boisterous in police court today An alleged Peeping Tom who gave police his name as Carl Wallin 28 of Market street near Sixth street Marcus Hook was caught after a chase by male residents in the vicinity of Fourth and Welsh streets last night Given a preliminary hearing in police court today he was held for questioning Police learned that Wallin was caught by a group of men in the same locality twg weeks ago At that time he feigxied drunkenness and they let him go but later learned he had badly frightened a woman whose hus band was working ACCUSED YOUTHS HAVE HEARING TODAY Four Eighth ward youths who were arrested on a warrant charging them with assault and battery will be given a hearing in the office of Magistrate M P Elliott in the Ninth ward late this afternoon The warrant was obtained by Angelo Mcll nephewof State Detec tive James Melt Those under arrest are Pasquale Portello 20 of Ivy street William Disteglio 800 block West Second street Leo Miles 30 1200 block West Seventh street and Thomas Lavln 23 Lloyd street near Third SEE VICE CLUBS IN ROLE OF HOSTS Continued on Last Page Civil War Veterans Guests of Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs at Joint Meeting A skeleton corporals guard of tha few surviving G A R veterans of this were honored yesfcerday when two of Chesters three service clubs Rotary and KiwanLs had them as their honored guests at a joint luncheon meeting held at the Chester Club 511 Welsh street Accompanied by their wives and daughters the few veterans who wore the Union blue heard their praises sung by Mayor William Ward Jr the principal speaker and who delivered asterling address The custom of having the Civil War veterans as their guests annually was started 15 years ago by the Ki wanis Club At that time there were 47 members of Wilde Post No 25 Tfien it was possible to take the veterans on an outing to some nearby historic spot such as Valley or the Brandywine battlefield but in firmities of old age now prevent such trips for the old soldiers and it is hardly possible that as many will be mustered to the annual affair in 1934 The nation owes a debt of grati tude to you men said Mayor Ward not only for the sacrifices you made and the hardships you endured during Continued on Ten Widespread search ivas launched for Cadet John S Conner after lie vanished mysteriously from the United States Military Academy West Point N Y only throe weeks before he was to have received his commission Connor 23 a model stu dent Is the son of Mr and Mrs Guy W Conner of Medford Ore STATE CHI MEET WITH VARE Reports Indicate Philadel phia Chief May Be Na tional Committeeman Conferences of State political lead ers with William S Vare drought no public announcement today of plans for the 1934 election buC a strong indication that the Philadelphia organization leader will be chosen National Committeeman to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Jay Cooke General Edward Martin chairman of the Republican State Committee auditor General Frank E Baldwin arid James M Hazlett talked with Vare for several hours yesterday at the latters Atlantic City home But Martin who is looked upon as nn active candidate for the gubernatorial nomination next year said there was no discussion of the State ticket We just chatted over things gen erally the chairman said I hadnt seen Vare since he returned from Florida and naturally we had a lot to talk about It is too early yet to discuss the Continued on Last Fair and slightly warmer is the prediction today in Eastern Pennsyl vania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland Local thundershowcrs are expected tomorrow The highest temperature here yes terday was 79 degrees at 5 p m and the lowest was 59 ab 3 a m The average of 69 was four degrees above normal for the date and eight degrees above the average May 23 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 96 established in 1925 and minimum 47 in 1931 Sunrise today was at 538 a m and sunsetwill be at 817 p in East ern Daylight Saving Time PINffiOTlGNS Changes in General County Laws Effected Through Governors Acts HARRISBURG Pa May Changes in the general county laws were effected today by many of the 42 bills on which Governor Pinchot announced his action He signed 31 and vetoed 11 bills There remained for his acceptance or rejection 505 measures Salary limitations were provided among the measures approved by the Perry bill limiting solicitors to controllers in fifth class counties to 5900 annually and the McEIwee bill imiting clerks to jury commissioners n sixth class counties to not more han the commissioners themselves receive The Mason bill removed the requirement that the deputy orothonotary in counties be learned in the Jaw Secondclass counties were affected by the Mansfield bill permitting their county commissioners to appropriate money or issue bonds to erect and quip juvenile detention homes and PRICE TWO CENTS Continued on Page Ten HOUSE PASS BANK BILL HITS MORGAN POWER Reform Law Insures De posits and Stricter Fed eral Supervision Votejs 262 to 19 Big In terests Must Rid selves of Investments WASHINGTON May P Morgan was revealing secrets oi his vast banking empire to a Senate committee the House yester c acted to vsMp from the worlds banking house its major power to control banks accept deposits and float securities Moving toward a new banking re form law built on the triple founda tion of stricter Federal supervision insurance of deposits and removal of commercial banking from control by stock and bond promoters the House passed the Stoagali bill 262 to 19 The measure now goes to the Sen ate where its companion bill spon sored by Senator Glass D of Vir ginia is under consideration Final passage before the close of the special session was forecast Not only would the bill force n general revamping of the banking and investment activities of J P Morgan fo Co but it also directs banks to rid themselves of their in vestment devices Owned by their shareholders and operated to carry on investment activities denied to the banks them selves under the law It is the most farreaching bank bill since passage of the Federal Re serve act in 1930 Under its provi sions no ofllcer or director of a fed eral reserve member bank may be connected in any way with an insti tution primarily engaged in purchas ing selling or negotiating securities nor can a member bank have a pri vate investment banking house as a correspondent without permission of the federal reserve board This provision was aimed par ticularly at the Morgan dominance of eighteen banks about which the Senate heard testimony today Like wise its ends Interlocking directors of banks and investment houses The bill also prohibits loans by banks to its own officers CO COMMISSIONERS HOLD BRIEF SESSION The county commissioners in their weekly meeting at Media yesterday had only routine business to occupy their attciUIon An appropriation of for Me morial Day expenses was voted the Charles Horsey Post No 300 Amer ican Legion of this city which takes oarc of the decoration of graves of Negro service men in all cemeteries in the county with the exception of Eden cemetery A similar appropriation was voted for the Anthony Wayne Post Amer ican Legion for Radnor township graves when the proper vouchers are filed This post was recently expelled from membership in the national body but it still maintains its char ter The commissioners heard a con troversy between representatives of the American Legion SpanishAmer ican War Veterans and Sons of Vet erans of Media over the distribution of flags for decoration of Civil War veterans graves The Sons of Veter ans applied for flags on behalf of Bradbury Post G A R A compro mise was effected when the men agreed to allot the ceremonies at cemeteries in the Media district s TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON May Treasury balance as of May 22 expenditures 50833 customs receipts 34335 A Proclamation This is Poppy Week and with honor to the men who dared and in the memory of the men who died the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion with of ficial approval are offering for sale the popples This is a small red flower but it is the symbol of service and sacri fice and whatever fund may be de rived from this sale will be used to aid the wounded and the afflicted soldiers of the World War and their families dependent on them Therefore the mayor of Chester appeals to all citizens to give every assistance possible in this sale and we sincerely trust there will be no attempt on the part of any one to do aught which might in terfere with those doing their full measure to aid this worthy cause Please buy and buy generously WILLIAM WARD JR Mayor Chester Well Represented in Reforestation Army Chesters contribution to the Peace Time Army still idles in comp Ac cording to letters received from Fort WTeade the boys are thoroughly en oying themselves as they prepare to win spiirs In the momentous battle with depression Mrs Francis Ellis Price and Mrs Elizabeth B Cheyney leaders of the Delaware county recruiting staff of the Welfare Relief Board have re ceived many letters from the boys AH are extremely grateful that they have been given a chance to make rood So far out of the fifty or more epistles written to Mrs Price and Mrs Cheyney there havs been no complaints Instead all the writers are enthusiastic about lie splendid ifc they are leading at the present ime and the hopes that are being held for the future The Chester delegation is quartered afc Fort Meade They are under strict military regulations and like it Up at 8 a mand in bed at 10 is the daily routine Three meals a day with good grub well cooked there is no stinting on extra helpings and the slogan is Here It Is and Go i 0 1C The recruits are served with daily changes Fish is on the menu for Fridays Sunday brings an ample re past with chicken pie and Ice cream Coffee tea oranges apples jam Jelly cabbage potatoes sausages frankfurters macaroni rice peas beans eggs liver all kinds of meat such as ham beef veal etc milk cereals and soups are parts of the All the boys have been given com plete soldier outfits with neckties hat beret two sets of overalls comb shaving kit tooth brush three towels four blankets two pairs of shbes six pairs of socks three sets of drawers and undershirts Six boys are assigned to each tent with a bed for each one There Is a MCLURE BEER ACT INTERPRETED BY STATES LAWYERS Counties May Issue Licenses Any Time in Year on Applications What Term Eating Place Means in Law Locations Not Restricted HARRISBUBCr Pa May licenses may be issued at any time during the year in Penn sylvania according to Deputy At torney General WiJhelm F Knauer in a digest of the McClure act today Knauers digest sought to answer the principal questions concerning the beer control legislation effective June 1 as asked by county treasurers who control the licensing and by others interested In some counties the treasurers are understood to have ruled that applications must be in their hands today and licenses must be granted June 1 and at no other time for one year A reasonable Interpretation of sections 9 and 10 of the McClure act should be given to permit the granting of a license at any time during the year providing the appli cation is on file afc least one week before being granted and payment is made of the license fee for tha entire year Knauer said Another interpretation was that which pointed out that the require ment for accommodations for 40 persons in an eating place must ba additional to any counter stools per mitted in the establishment of Bating place in section 2 provides for a room equipped with tables and chairs ac commodating 40 persons at one time Before a lunch counter is permitted the equipment must meet the re quirements of an eating place Chairs permanently fastened to a lunch counter are not included in Continued on Page Ten MOTORIST SUSTAINS BITRNS Charles Sammon 19 of 4202 Rose mont avenue Drexei Hill was se verely burnedabout the hands and face lose night when his automobila caught fire on Garrett road near Larchmont avenue in Upper Darby The Upper Darby police car was sum moned and toot fammon to the Dela ware County Hospital where he was treated lor burns Sammon said gasoline in his car had ignited from a short circuit COMPLYING WITH LAW Residents of the Seventh and Eighth wards are continuing to make application at the offices of Magis trates Edward Shumway and Prank X Lee for dog licenses Since it be came known that the State Bureau of Agriculture had started a drive against owners of unlicensed dogs the magistrates have noticed a de cided increase in this branch of their business LIGHTS FOR MAY MARKET A force of workmen employed in the maintainence department of the Chester branch of the Philadelphia Mectric Company began the work this afternoon of installing lights to be used for lighting effects at the Market to be conducted onthe iaxvii of the Chester Hospital tomor oples of Times Men from this city now at Camp Meade may be sent west an item Jf1 1917 many of the men JhS ity in CamP Meade dreaded the idea of being sent east knowing they were going west Pete Kochan of Eddystone has Just been appointed a justice of the peace With his army experience he ought to be able to dispense dis cipline This city has an ordinance against unnecessary noises We merely print this tor the information of the fel low who parks that radioequipped advertising automobile under the window of the news room every day The West Encfiiks baseball team believes in having a colorful infield White Brown and Black play on it A woman in Philadelphia was jailed oecause she refused to support her husband Underline this paragraph when you hand the paper to the wife And down in Delaware Governor Buck has just signed a bill which insists pedestrians carry lights at night But its still a bad place for a motorist to get lit up Rae Kaplan tells us that quite often the purchaser of a secondhand auto finds ifc a hardbargain to drive A doctor speaking here said people are going through life at too fast a pace Any speed cop can testify to the same thing A mans word may be as good as his bond but not these days when one applies for a beer license mourns Dave The Weather Cmtiniwd oaLaci Pase WASHINGTON May 34 The weather forecast for Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey mostly cloudy probably local thunder showers tonight and Thursday some what cooler Thursday in north por tions Western Pennsylvania Generally fair Jn North and probably local thundershowers in south portion tonight and Thursday cooler Thurs day and in extreme north portions tonigrht TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 R m 11a m72 Noon 74 8 a ra65 Ipm 76 9 a m fffv 68 2 p m 76 A m 1J fift v 10 a m 68 ;