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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 7, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania 58TH 17717 JJailv leased Wire Roports of Putted Press UP and International News Service IKS FORMER RAIDER LINKS MANY TO GRAFTWMENT CHESTER 1A SATURDAY OCTOBER FINAL EDjTipj With All and Best News of the NEW DEEPWATER CODE PROBLEMS STIR ROOSEVELT President Likely to Func tion as Active Pilot for Some Time YES YOURE SEEING STARS William J Falls Linwood Testifies on Knock Confcrs With Stecl Off r nates Today Seeks to End Coal Strike ns mer Off List Landing of Rum Cargoes Pro tection Payments and Other Violatio Over Period of Several Years Senator John J McCIure Defended by For Judge Gordon As Victim of Political Enemies Blamed for Present Charges Takes Rap at Keyes State Senator John J McCIure of this city is being crucified in the trial of the alleged rum ring or this I so said former Judge James Gay Gordon Srf head defense coun sel in his address yesterday in Phil adelphia Federal Court City police constables and county detectives were in on the know about all this rot ten mess said the prosecutor Chet A Keyes special deputy At torney General representing the U S government So thats where the case stood today as it went to its fifth day of trial before a jury oC all men who were selected Wednesday night after the original jury was thrown out because a woman selected said she had something on her mind and that something was that she couldnt possibly give the defend ants a fair and impartial trial be cause 1 feel prejudiced against all lawyers who try to have cases post poned Originally there were 96 persons in dicted most of them residents of this county for conspiracy to violate the Eighteenth Amendment but includ ing fugitives men in prison for life deceased since the indictments were returned during the early summer and 11 who pleaded guilty after New Jersey Police In Rum Expose New Jersey police were brought into the county conspiracy trial in Philadelphia today by William J Palls former Delaware county constable who is a government witness Palls testified that New Jersey police met liquor trucks crossing the Delaware River on the Chester ferry and escorted them to Atlantic City My job was to guard the trucks in Chester until they reached the ferry he said and then the New Jersey police took charge across the river WASHINGTON Oct Vitally important code problems to day had Jed the NRA into such deep water that President Roosevelt prob ably will function as its active pilot lor the next ten weeks His authority was invoked yester any by Recovery Administrator Hugh S Johnson jn the captive mine strike situation Once he has solved that problem he will fnccd wilh tnc necsssilv of deciding what to do about the slop loss provisions now in the master retail code With the retail code out of the way the President then will be called upon to decide if hc wishes to embark on a scries of novel legislate and I credit experiments to revive the huge construction industry under a code The policy members of thc NRA widely split on thc stop loss of preventing cutthroat price competition in the retail trade Johnson is a member of the group of practical men that believe mini mum price fixing on a wholesale cost lcn cent basis is economic Expert mathematical economists juinm the organization continue however to prove with charts and symbols and equation that the stop loss features of the retail code will force a large number of merchants tne edge of bankruptcy and then LIFE SENTENCE FOR KIDNAPERS OF OKLA OIL MAN Extreme Penalty Given Hailcy Bales and Shan nons in Ursclicl Case Got Ransom Kollys Plead Not fiuilly Trial Monday OKLAHOMA CITY Okla Oct he ex t rente penalty under the new Lind bcrsh kidnaping Imposed by Federal Judge Edgur S Vnught toI day on Harvey Bailey Albert L Untos n O Boss Shannon ami Mrs Oia Shannon j They were convicted in thc j ransom kldnupiiiK of Clmrlos P UisI choI oil mlllionnire from his palatial home here Armon Shannon 21yearold son of Shannons wns sentenced lo suve 10 years in prison but the sen tence was suspended ClltTord Skclly and Edward Beiinnn St Paul ccmvkted of handling part of he nunIced ransom money were sentenced to serve Probable Lineup For Game Today WASHINGTON Oct I lie probable Uncui for Ihc If h game of Hie Worlds Series Imliiy follows CI ANTS Moon If an Terry Mi OK IT Davis cf Jarkjion 3b Manruso c Kyan M SKNATOKS Mycr Joslin Manush If Cronin ss Schultc cf Kutiel lh Srweil c Stewart or rowilcr Morlarly AU rfirniixn Onnaby PRESIDENT TO MISS 5TH GAME OF WORLD SERIES for their part llvo years ciuli o sensational crime Make It Im possible ior Roosevelt to Attend Cronin May Start der Against the Giants Todav PRICE TWO CENTS ALLEGDATTEp TO PAD JURY INVESTIGATED Prospect Park Resident Undergoes Questioning by Federal Agents U S Prosecutor Keycs in Charge of Runt Probe Makes Charges The preliminary results ol the Fed eral investigation into charges that attempts were made lo pad the jury panel In the Delaware County con spiracy cise will be placed in tha Wids of Federal Judge Welsh who is presiding either today or Monday The decision on whether action will be tnkeiv UKuinst a few members of the panel whom the Government contendsgave Incorrect answers to questions will rest in the hands of Judge Welsh The Jury trying tho case was selected from the panel Ihe jurist last night declined o comment on the course of action he Jt toSU1 fle Oldclea a liBiiio u of the charges made by phot A Keyes Special Assistant At torney General In charge or tha prosecution Thursday Yesterday one member of the brlci Kelly wife of Ocoico Kell C WnK entertain Americans WASHINGTON Oct l 1PJMIJI one could not plead guilty K Hyde WORKMAN DIES KILLS HER 2 SONS IN AUTO CRASH TRIES SUICIDE grounds for such action He was over ruled and the questioning of Falls his testimony he revealed proceeded i t fcUJd that there was a Bootleggers Union in this city the interested members Wiien the retail code has finally George Machine Gun Kelly also pleaded not guilty lo Implication iii the kidnaping despite announcement stand lhnl hc woulci wl Both Kelly aK his readhaired wife will go on trial i the same fortified edernl courtroom next Monday ihc sentences culminated the 12 Presidents closest attention The industry directly provides em ployment to about 1300000 workers III UM including Frank Ciiiberti Dominick Iin normal building times but now Cihberti Emmanuel Pomerantz Edj ony a tulv fraction of that number Holden Dominick Caferafa and f afe at work Construction is virtually UOW tnis 910 i Palls said that Ciiiberti had exUnd expertsof and la trt V 11A ii r1 TI j at a standstill throughout the nation Special Attorney Keyes He delved into the payment of fines and costs to certain magistrates bv persons raided by constables after their names appeared on the knockoff list ght in from outside sources Ciiiberti saying that the1 local dealers should be given proi tection and neighborhood dealers patronized Palls identified several of the de planning division have proven it remam that way until atleast 1937 unless drastic new to Street Two Drivers Held in Bail One man was killed and another tests of the new Federal statute l j j Bncn Motion Picture K SgSSSf I li 4 u i 1 v i i rim rvf yiir Director Had Been 111 HOLLYWOOD Oct j lJ J injured in an automobile crash Mrs Hazel OBrien ate yesterday afternoon at the inj brunette wife of beautiful I COLWYN GROUP i f iij Ul TilP Palls testified that these fines and fondants as men with whom he had PREEMPTS PARTY costswere equal v divided half deal in TW iitaal ijjui lO 1A1VI1 costswere equally divided half going dealings among them John Bssin to the city treasury and the other Ser James Burns Chris Nacrelli Tom portion to the raiders McComb Joe CollettiT Andy Frank He declared Arthur Holden a and John Ryan former constable and himself split I With reference to the fiftyfifty but did not know positively how other raiders made out Then Keyes quizzed him again on graft payments made in connection with the unloading of rum cargoes in Chester mo f tu elllCKCtl Dl 0 tection system Palls after describing Ryan s office near Third and Edwards on v Tuesdays On Mondays said the collectors made their plant at Trainer lying in Santa A petition has been filed with the et pamdnen N J Two other men prothonotary at Media preemptin I of 1366 Morton street the name of the Progressive Partv and Joseph A Hack 57 for use in nlaffncr r 2al WAomine avrntir AnHnhnn HT for use in placing on the ticket for the general election of November 7 candidates for borough offices in Col wyn The petition Is signed bv Albert E of 421 South Fourth Palls said the last payment he re Ryan Tuesdays the Frafnc 4U South ceived was on December 24 1930 when he received from State De tective A L McNeal in an apart ment house on Seventh street In reply to Keyes question Palls declared he met a man named Mark Connelly and last saw him on a local dock when liquor was being unloaded Then Falls told of the ward collec tion system declaring he had dis cussed it with Edward S Pry of the Ninth ward Dave Meehan of the Fifth ward and Mike Leary of the Eleventh ward Falls stated he in dulged in just a general conver sation with these men Shortly before noon following Attorney Gordons persistent objec tions to the prosecutions questioning of Falls Judge Welsh informed coun sel for defense that when the de fendants take the stand they will be accorded the same consideration and protection of the court whereupon Judge Gordon leaped to his feet and HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press None AT LAUREL and police officers were Pald Ryan Those who had failed to pay tribute were reported he said and the constables and offl were given orders to knock them tematic but harassed job of layin the foundation of the government case and Falls his first witness told of the workings of the rum ring Dur mg his testimony he was constantly interrupted by William T Connor of defense counsel who objected to nios of the questions answers From the st as well as the time Falls took the stand shortly before the noon recess until court adjourned a few minutes before 5 o clock last evening Connor r entered objection after objection but street Philip oF 435 Washington D c who recently Ellis avenue John I Young of 400 i to this city and the machine Colwyn avenue and L L Biles of 411 containing the four men collided South Fourth street Bomimi was returning home at the Monica Hospital time of thc accident in a car driven bovs were William by Frank Devone 24 of 345 Spruce OBrienSrVM W vere killed in their ci Midence as they wffiV ln a bedroom Wniis Jr on a rear sleeping porch Police learned that Mrs OBrien had been despondent over illness She and her husband were sep arated police said OBrien was technical director on the feature picture King Kong and prior to that had worked Lost World dcr of Col Charles LiSdbcrglrt Inrnnt Attorneys for each of those sen tenced today have served notice con victions would be appealed FOR ABANDON TRIP Striking employes of the assembly plant of the oillciul business will keep President Roosevelt from attending the fifth world series game the White House announced shortly before noon Conferences with NRA nnd steel situation I iu uic for the President to Kct nWav curly cnoiiKh for the Rame The press of alfalrs caused him to whilea second being made by thc Divi sion of InveslJgntlon United States Department of Justice n George Hnrvey special agent In charge of thedlvlslons Philadc ph a office suld that while the prclimi 111 woulci bc submitted tha i r v i Vn completed Agents Paul u in this city Molor N J cidcd to abandon their nliu to con nnd I MCIBC Dtrot Wyoming avenue Auduboii j were also occupants of thc machine the vehicle in which the four men were riding nearcd the inter section of Howell street at Ninth another vehicle driven by Samuel Brooks 24 of 635 M street N W OlAIH fvf T F D R SPEAKS AT SHAFT The impact of the collision threw j Bomimi who was seated in the rum ble seat of the machine over thc I uhC vollicleKC Buried on the highway on his neck His neck was broken in the fall Bomimi was picked up and placed in a machine and taken to the Chester Hospital by Albert Hindcrhofer of 801 West Third street William Leon of 1213 Wesc Tenth street and James maldo of 1215 West Ninth street where he was pronounced dead bv Devone was arrested by police and taken to City Hall where hn wi WASHINGTON Oct given a hearing by Magistrate rpSinf7U T President Roosevelt today warned Warqs Against Industrial Troubles at crs Memorial on nnnounccd totlay and picket H tertlnys worlii series game rlv10111 iWCllVerWI1S to day by the Weather Bureau The sk was clear at game and the weiher crisp Rnln tniiieht nnd possible showers tomorrow Jn New York were sched uled and may Interfere with the phiyotl BUUC is Providing 30me consolation mfurhilcd Washington fans H Mnnush the Senators left fielder today WHS rcnciy to take his place In the Grlfjmen lineup following the ruling of Judge Kcnesaw Mountain lniJds that lie would not be com pelled to withdraw from thc remain der pt the series for his verbal abuse of Umpire Charles Moran Mnnush flew into a verbal rape LMmi Yesterday the two agents accosted Mor8BIl of IJrosPect one of the members of the panel as he was about to draw his jurors pay Murahnl Ule Unilcd r i MotBun they wished to talk to lilm and hc protested that he Wit for questioning Because A B Gearv of thi Morgans lawy Fifteen automobiles bearing 75 of the2pQO men on strike here who left early Inst night for Philadelphia to join the motorcade scheduled lo eave Broad street nnd Lehigh avenue tied with come with T to Continue on Lasl Pass Partly cloudy skies Hn nnj rsnrc STOCKS IRREGULAR IN EARLY MARKET It wns sad that the plan to abandon the ulcft at the present time was o advice of the NRA omclnis on the around it might injure the workers cause A piuadc of 40 automobiles containing strikers paraded throimh the lower down town and west end sections of the city yesterday and motion spurted Si to a bale ASSLtcs wcrc nShcr along with cotton Case jumped a point to 68 U r sale in 53000 bail to shares also firmed up wiihsears Roebuck up a point at 41 Motors made small gains as reports indicated demand increasing for cars PUBLIC HEARING jnnmg of yesterdays game nnri when he failed to calm down the umpire ousted him from the game Landis ruled late last night that the umpires action would not bar Mnnush from piny in the rest of the scries With the series standing a to 1 against them with their pitching stafl shattered their morale shaken outhit outnitincuvcrcd and outlucked tbn Washington Senators face an al ior thfn most hopeless in taking three average OrVnhnr i straight from the Giants mm 8t rlas Joe Cronin thc game young leade ZaUhcT ta WM of thc Senators realizes the hopeless 36 In IRO Eastern itlaware predictedfor to The highest temperature here yes tertny was 73 degrees at p5 and thc lowest was 51 at a rn normal same as the is 86 hopeless ness of tho task that confronts his club He doesnt know who hell start Cant make up his mind Yes maybe It will be Crovvder Maybe Stewart In the other room across the hall what a difference There everybody D ATEDESIGNATED j Clams of n worlds championship fnv yi ilas been set as tne Hes quict alld undemonstrative as time for a public hearing In the inI usual 36 In 1892 Sunrise today was at C03 nnd sunset will be at Eastern Standard time 3 a m HIGHWAY ROBBERY SUSPECT Irene Anderson 31 Negro of 5 Lax court was held for a further hearing this morning when arraigned tii tiim III junction proceedings of two motion on the charge of highway rob fjen morning about 450 a labor alike that industrial the action of tho and smaller Commercial Solvents lost 1U to Plclurc owners against of losses were noted ficills of Chester Local No 516 ln Samuel Gompers Memorial nues before adjournment Mr Connor de manded withdrawal of and continuance of the trial because Mr Keyes used the word graft in asking Falls a question Mr Connor declared it was an im proper word for the jurors ears at that time but Judge Welsh did not the defense Falls said Chester ward leaders were ordered by the boss to make warnedlhatthe Gus Mnncuso Is telling anybody nnd McKinney wholl listen what a great piny Jack son made on a bunt and Jackson Is showing again how Blondy Ryan and Monui suffered a laceration of the chin and ment Mr Roosevelt said this was no i a cut over the right eye He was time to seek special privilege undue i treated at the Chester Hospital and advantage or personal gain because discharged of the fact of a crisis The majority I of workers and employers realize this he said In broad terms the President dealt with recalcitrants on both sides i He declared they cut a very small FIKE DAMAGE SLIGHT District fire companies were called figure in the total of those co operating with the administrations im a ttiirso nf ci nnn i unvc out warned mat tnp l yiinii nuu DIOKen Knights Hope Slipper King Abbot The Gen Rush tllu lllle Bohemian Grove Grace Bunting a nian on whose farm a still had f out in a rntrii ChaUCrd00 DrCC1 Media couit at j wno think results can be obtained VVcalhcr clear track fast AT WASHINGTON Boy Jack Murphy Waters Royal Gold Gertie C Teenya Kissie Lisheen Susan Slick Dozeless Brigh Knot Through Omond Double Date Lillian Z Porlcodine Smear Ellice Etl Iark Fiddler Mighly Aatom Wee Baby Stare p m yestcrdaj in re OT ox127 locatccl avec a aam in from Twelfth street and The firemen extin which had broken tehment at 1211 Morton avenue and Hugic CiiiT reeled of that eleventh repre innins double play that saved the i Giants Ryan is congratulating Mancuso wet JSSnfo lhlt polnL Oils continued Sc I Sewe only run just doesnt know baseball That was after Hub himself had Juggled an easy bunt that was to cost him a shutout mand Broomall and MacDade i yj The stronger dollar was of little He outlincd tne substance of his e market influence Of more impor complaining of alleged bcy in reach in n openm a es as ths ccllar was lilUI C illllJljr t i V tance was President Roosevelts an1 on the part of the union nouncemcnt of immediate formation oflrcmls of a corporation to lend cotton growers 10 cents a pound on their mpn n cotton That helped the cotton mari ket recover all of yesterdays losses The fnrmpr i j 1 b noise and vicYencs cm dcnsc smoke The fire was scon i he former constable said he helped ployers who think m terms of contro1 before much damag Continue n T dollars and ccnts instcad of in lad bcen caused tonUnued on last Page of human lives their printed TREASURY tonnm o J m thc in belief prices Darby Composers Song Featured by Navy Band ID SSffiSSJiSJS STATE OFFICIAL OFFERS DENIAL WASHINGTON Oct The Bn 1Camcd hLghCr treasury nel balance for October 5 a Y With tradins U60728367ra Misccllancotu CHESTErfflGH day was 519099 month i through October 5 were MILK THIEVES ACTIVE Milk thieves are active in the Fifth ward according to a report regis tered at police headquarters day by Chester Rodgers a driver for one of the largo milk concerns in Five Nationalities fn Pike Crash Five nationalities figured in an automobile accident at Chester pika ana Madison avenue Prospect Park when g car going west on Chester In enmeshed in the stona ballast between the trolley tracks and overturned The occupants of the car an Ameri can Negro woman a Japanese a Hawaiian a Filipino and a Spaniard were understood lo be on their wav t oft block ni sea o anng on t oft to Rodgcrs the fleck of the S S Harry F Snclair C C some of them to board a boat on which were employed Their jouney cut short at L this morn and instead of landing on f street the between landert in HospUa driver of the car Yoshi Place and McDowell street between Eighth and Tenth streets 140 street Philadelphia escaped with Nothing to Do With y Bank GRID OPENING Liquor Problem a State Matter After Dry Repeal Scths Ballot Weather clear track fast Eleven Plays Locals at Smedley High Field i severe shaking up The Negro woman krs Jennia e ee and laceratcd The Hawaiian William Heatley 35 abo giving a Balnbridge street ad dress suffered a fractured collar Done The Filipino Louis She May Have to Pay Through the Nose By shaping her clients noses according to the clas sically pulchritudinous form of a well known movie heros nasal ornament a certain beauty specialist has been earning a pile of reputation nnd money not to be snsezed fit But now she is snifflnc trouble for the movie star n6t to be led by the nose is demanding a stiff royalty on each and every smeller she molds a sale this classified ad from theChes ter Times brought it sweetly and readily J BKAGLE HOUNDS for sale rcadv to full band under the tenant Charles Bcnter leader Tlie writer of the New Deal song is a newspaperman and he wrote ThJ1 music for the anthem The lyric theme is well couched and written with a great deal of sincerity and pride As expected it glorifies our country m a dignified manner and containl a quota of punch lines that be ignored The music is martial and radio stations t Burgess has written used by New York Denied Some of this work in i PGordon verso appeared in the scrapbooks of ins radio artists Another type of writing i To have anvone intimate for which the author is noted has ap pearcd as Cartunes Among sing of thc Mediasmv ninh i 0chester High School will open their Twentyfirst Amendment prohibition o lo Trust Company last Saturday i 1G season this after will be maintained in 30 states a re el minntlnp in 1 na1Sof lied VMterdav by D WillHrn thc ncw Smcdlcy Junior on the problem of liquor coit n ffic tin nnrf i don State Sccrmry o gl Feld with the sponsored by John D Rocke n o lt 01 Dank Paiilsboro Hitrh Rrhnni MO in feller Jr A stat that retains 41 a F these and Flowers Old Doctor Bunkel and the very whimsi cal piece The Chimeman Chins In some of this writing the writer is known as The Poet of Chicken Hill The Blue Eagle song was written j Paiilsboro High School of NCW Jeri feller Jr disclosed todav I sey offering the opposition I 14 of the states almost one wiiif ii that Considered by many critics as the third of those affected by prohibH o Nolhii nf rlnctir i jj innnol J1 ftOUlll The most seriously hurt was tha Spaniard Peter Dubon 22 of 922 Le iss sysst aa i ssr influence jjie regarding the problem of cither clos ing or keeping open of our institn tions When the bank was closed ir Aj ose s August 4 and it was then submitted uel Rhodes its vie nresdent a to flip Prfxjirtnnf nf C5L c V a n k adaptable to thc of the United States of Prank B Rhodes th nrcsirirnl knmvn 2 iir sonS well nccepted and directed that a voiced surprise that the action ovrr rJn ltyhavln beeu played I be made to taken and Ssscrtcd several stations of Philadelphia author The copyright was f were being considered for I fui n camden and other naarby studies fededicatcd by both thc author and lc uiu s have reported Khc Pul lshtrs to the people of Tlie instituticn with T i UtlUl I IIUIIDI fortunate in getting off to a poor be sold legally the report said start last week when they bowed to I It the Twentyfirst Amend Hish can reasonably enforce gained by passing a merely to satisfy those responsible entyfirst Amendment i provisions now exlstlne in Coach Oliver Robinson has been the various states the unpublished orkins ovcrtimn all week in pet report revealed Moreover a num workinq ting his squad back iii ll lcP notch ber of federal statutes rclaline to shape for this opening exhibition beliquor which were passed before th inw b1T lh fore hometown fans Mistakes of adoption of thc Eighteenth Amend fnr r n last weeks frame havn hro imnrrt ment hnvr inferior liquor into tl Aronimink 1 to all the people of the United States so that anyone whoiday fT D3 cnthc I Since hfs composition frs rcstVicted basis Mnce 1 whnlo mirf speared m nrint litcrallv Tr H week s game have been ironed mcnt have never bccii rcpaied 2vailinc halls of hc The danger spot of thc situation lies according to the survey in those dry states adjoining wet ones Such surviving areas will become a para dise for bootleggers Operating from there fthe dry bise the illicit traffic allowed to run cheap inferior liquor into the neighboring vet states for sale in competition i u t whole country and all Us people will Hp have an opportunity for tho first time I of to hear it played by such large and important organization Walt Burgess work is known from coast to coast in this countrv m Canada and in England Among his in rilt tcrally hund red l Ir d scusinc hf 2 of that Pouad fracture of the left leg laccr ated forehead and two lacerations of the left leg lacerated foreluad and two lacerations of the left leg which required several stitches The Weather WASHINGTON Oct mri Forecast for Saturday night and bunday Eastern cloudy probably showers Sundar and in west portion late tonight nol much cliariRc in temperature value nor enjoyed great public response of enthu had failed to demonstrate its ability to raise ncw money needed to war rant a reopening I defy anyone to attempt to cither been made in comes iv the starting lineup that will KO into national law is repealed action on the newly sodded Smedley The possible future 0uev IHC possioie nuurc success of Field Jimmy Levinstein veteran of sUlewidc prohibit on wm depend en hi i two years who unable to play Uirelv upoi whc her there is legal but perhaps higher Vcw tonifht Sun icic probably showers Xot much change in terHpcrnturc Western f tonight and Sundav colder in west portion Sv this y Causer will do well to ex cfforus of the Canadian Continued on Page Eight a substitute who made a fine show Continued on Ten Rovcrnmcnts to prevent A9cncan report warned Even in states where the majority of voters have expressed themselves T v uoio til lllLli state constitutions Five others have Continued on Eijht TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m02 10 a m 69 7 a m52 Noon 64 8 a m54 H a m 62 8 a rm 5 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