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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 23, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania 58TH 17730 DMlV of United Press OP and international News Service INS STREET LIGHTS OUT WHEN BEER WAS RUN FORMER AIDS CHBSTKR PA MONDAY OCTOBKR ij FINAL EDITION x With All LateU and Best News of the Day End Witness Tells of Sorties From Brew ery in Laden Trucks With Candles Used for Andy Frank and Others in Various Rackets Mrs Sykes Tells of Alleged Visit of McCJure to Home of Judge in Interest of Her Jailed Told Her Who Would Take Word of Convicts Against That of McClure Hannum Gets Cold Shoulder From Jurist The wife of a former Delaware I county constable now serving a jail term for his activities in a liquor protection ring today told in Fedi era Court in Philadelphia ot her i fruitless attempts to obtain the aid of State Senator John J McClure in effecting the release of her husband j The witness was Mrs Bessie Sykes Wife of former Constable D Harvey I Sykes now in the Delaware county prison serving a sentence for extor tion who was recalled for crossex amination as the fourth week of the trial of Senator McClure and 75 other j defendants on liquor conspiracy charges got underway She resumed i stand at 1012 a m I In two sensational statements which Federal Judge George A Welsh per DiHted Mrs Sykes to read to the jury j over the vehement protests of de tense counsel fhe again implicated Senator McClure John J Ryan a Chester ward leader and Eugene P j White chief clerk in the state House of Representatives at Harrisburg and i also a ward leader in Chester j Relating how she went to White to press for her husbands release Mrs 1 Sykes said she warned him as lows I Im telling you for your own good 1 something had better bs done quick j because if it isnt these boys arc to talk j V These boys she explained were the other constables jailed with her i case which was made last Salurdiv husband for collecting tribute from 1 and its significance in relation Ynhi speakeasy and still owners j Perrin tu m According to Mrs Sykes White re plied That wouldnt do them any good There isnt a jury in the land that would tfke the words of convicts against that of John McClure Hes too strong Mrs Sykes said she first went to Ryrn with a petition asking for her husbands release Everything possible will be done Defense Attorney John B Han num Jr received the cold shoul der from Federal Court George A Welsh this afternoon when he attempted to make a mo tion to have set upon the court records a remark ot Prosecutor Keyes Hannum petitioned the judge after court had declared i recess and was told by Judge Welsh The Court has declared a recess 111 have nothing to do at this time with placing anything on the rec ord Hannum replied Your Honor Im trying to get this At this juncture Judge Welsh glared at the attorney left the bench and walked to his chambers leaving Hannum redfaced in front ol the bar After recess was declared Kevcs had asked the court to instruct Louis Muscello of this city the sixtysixth government witness not to talk to anyone during recess and Judge Welsh complied It was this incident which Mr Hannum wanted placed on the record KIGIITEKN BRIGHT LIGHTS OF NEW YORK FLASH DAZZLING PICTURE CLOUDY COLDER WE ATHERPORECAsr BALDWIN RAPS WELFARE APPEAL PA BOND ISSUE BEGINS OCT 30 vii ii IJlil II Auditor General Says Soujjht for 1934 Clouay and colder possibly pre ceded by rain is the forecast for to day m Eastern Pennsylvania Jersey Delaware and will be fair tomorrow The highest temperature here ves terday was 15 degrees nt J p m and the lowest 56 at a in Th average of GG vasten dogrcos above 83 in 1920 and theminimum COUNTY L DEALERS ORGANIZE Money Can He Taken From State Motor Fund HARRISBURG Pa Oct a KiUll iHiuor dealers of Delaware cinmty who have organized In for the repeal of the KiKhtcenth Amendment held a brief Needs 60 Directors ern Federation ni streets Announce i ment of nuure progrums was made NVIM H M of Upper Darby iNtxt Monday the annual camiwlcn vho is in of reRlstnitlons for P CIJlIe witness to tell of the The witness described the saying It was a week be he worked for This question was i TTMI75 HH A T Tm put over the objection of Connor I I I VI T I V IAS H was the reply and Keves i rlLillU MARKSKSIONS Held by Professional and mv tiiiJJlljU I Auauor General Frnnk F Baldwin for funds for Uie Welfare hc organ inUon uhlchiscndwvorl m m a prepared statement today an of Chester and Vicinity will start to lo bring a rcUil dealers uvjsvrercrt Governor Pinchofn criticisms I continue for tvo Th i i f lnu n Brotm to I nt uls stand taken on the proposedS100000 omial of the llc problems which aro an It is poppycock and bosh to say will iat j f iuiuv1 an isyljnciite need for Umus for tinthineen affiliated units during th comiii year Federal funds are apart from tho r i i of state anci o issue one of 12 As a government witness Mrs Sykes had testified Senator McClure sent her S25 a week while her hus band was in jail and until he made a statement to Federal investigators this spring Sykes who has been identified as the chief collector for the protection ring the government charges was headed by Senator Mc Clure is regarded as the prosecu tions star witness i relief work Uuel hen Leu worked for and the witness answered affirmatively and 5nfaf He aso said he worked McClure and eot his pay from Mrs Sykes then leaned to Judge Welsh and aerophone and s that she had sonit she wanted to tell the As the witness adm Court Attorney Connor sir STOCK MARKET SOARS 15 POINTS Tnc w meir approval or disapproval funds Jill Sill CSS Women at 7 to be used to meet Functioning throughout the vcir Plnh including for local succor are the rellVf en Wilt hospitals schools and unemployment agencies the Chester Hospiul uibar j culasis clinic Child Health Cc Baldwin proposes that the slate and other units which perform n SilOWlllOnPV tvrvin t Kn mrM t n foodj 11m t uicil Rallies Spectacularry as In NEW POLICY ON THE U S DOLLAR F R ANNOUNCES President Plans to Set Up Gold Market Mined Metal n lie Sold Administration Moving To ward Managed Currency He Says iu Speech WASHINGTON Of I 23 UPl Tliistrain of uncertainly rcKircliiiK Kovrrnmeiiti iminidliite mourlnrv somewhat toduv bv publlr drcltirallcm of President Icoosivelt for i runvncv linNl fourth ofhis iiiRhl raised tho rurljiiti on hls mone objectives ullcr fltK himsoJf lo by he prices of his products if not ii Ill way in njiolJicr wilt will be tallied Air Jiooscvflt wild nnd n ciiriciicy will i rise in the American aimmodltv price level Hi1 riveiilcd step in his moiKUiry proBiism for i iiminnccl currency bused on l dillir of uu purihaslnr pmver when ho umiounccd phms o tlBluii he KOV TmiKiHs srusp on Kod The oUrct ol his plan would be u Roveriimont nirnrr on old to piVvcm Us export lo KiMupnm centers Senator Klmcr Thomns ijm Okhi Undrr of CoMgiosstoiiHl pro ponents of immediiito curroncy ltifln tiou aeciptid the Prrsldenidoeliir allon of policy n bl step in the Iiphl dircfllon j Im for it if 11 works Thomas sivui it may lukf 11 lone Uni If It down I work then apparently he will 1 try direct infialiou Thomas conslnnid the Pivsidcnts stiitcmenl to the clUcl that If com modity pricrs could not he raised In one wuy they would be nised In i another us leaving the door open for mfhiltmi hi cnse I he munnied cur rency and other administration plnns failed to luhkve the desired result In simple iho President ilrnced aheady hud been io jCompllshed during the seven months ior his national skwnrdshlp what ihc hopes to do Ills program culls for this lollowhij 1 Hcstorrd commodity price levels 1 Control of the yold value of Hie domestic dollar 3 Establishment of n government market for Mold hi the United Stales To proponents of Immediate re valuation of the dollar ht snld Some people are pultlnK ue carl before the horse They wnrl a per manent revaluation of the dollnr first H Is UIR governments policy to re Ctmtlnueii on PARC Eleven A DDmON AI7HONOR FOR GENERAL PRICK IO TWO CENTS OTHERTTOPLEAD GUILTY ON RUM IN SCRANTON COURT Trial of Indicted Forty nine Starts Today Before Johnson Public Officials and Gov eminent Ajjcnls Among Defendants SCRANTON Pa Oct Trim of 4 persons indicted nearly two years aRO on thaiRes of ron MHrlntf to vlolnln liquor and narcotio was scheduled to opeu in Fcd einl Court here this afternoon More lhan a half defendants were reported ready to plead Kuiity i iviid othirs arc expected to throw lUemselvos upon tho mercy of the after the jury is selected Included iiiiioiiK the defendants ire law enforcement officers public i oiiiciiiis governmenl agenls and others In Hcveial custom Pcnnsvl jvanlii citie n wrs evpccted that JiidBi Albeit Johnson of Lewlsbure would preside In the case with An i drew Dunmore directing the prosecu lion assisted by former Judge W E iluil of Alabama ivho wns assailed by the Department of flationary Psychology Is Aroused The chief figure in the ooveru ImeiHs atliitk H was indicated will K Janies T lord alias Tliomtia i 0 Doud formerly of Ohio who is al i leged to have represented as a Kovcniiiinit agpntin conspiring vyith police and civic officials to force liquor and harootic denier to way moncv lo evade arrest Dunsmon has Indicated that th Rovernmrnt ivlll charge that Ford and his nyein ietiilned 73 per cent of the j prptecl un money nnd puld the rc ijiialndeito lltw enforcement officials rords ctii of the profits it ia claimed tottiled more than Uie ftlloeed conspiracy the govem clmrncs involves sevcrnl for i iiier deputy marshals in Scriuiton a former county detective in Luzcrnc i stsite IcKisltilor and political loaders In Pltlstoii he chiefs of police inMt iCaimei and Chester T i Ramsey former mayor of Chester who already has ciUcrcd a no dc lense pica and Ls expected to teslify lor the govern inenl Chief of Police Vance of Chester also entered ii no defense pica One ot the defendnnls is Johr 1 Downs of Washington who allegedly used his government position to wllh pai3Crs to entify him as on emplovc of the government to win the confidence of local uulhoritles Clnlsovernment wilncsscs will nccording to Dunsmore that they were permitted to deal m liquor ftU paylne money for jnotectlou iigahMt arrest HiSdeheSr aSAtoTe7huCstands f convert fennee in whici llom ations with rum rings since the time Judge nnd a witj Birdsboro Chester of motor revenues for a This year the directorate of he she had married him and also coT to the Meciifl Norristown NortlV tho money wc Federation was enlarged to BlVly Wh Mining skyrockctine n ima aiso con attorney Ill use my own disPhtladelplua Pottstown Pottsville and need whv continue to regard the members including i Your objection is Reading took she had married him and cerning the number of bootleggers and others who had visited her home Connor then asked How long did you know Judge Perrin to Frank G Perrin the witness re Since I was sixteen years old he also represented by husband At this point in the questioning Judge Welsh leaned over toward At and reminded him of the ipening and noon put lend than 15 points j j Jt lllv cierion lour objection is I After he had heard the witness the L The district was honored by having oracrrfl mr i Mivn ta to the jury n Lin i ne oraercd her to tell her storv two a y uii ivLLum iNorrisiown North us lnmoney we ieciertuioii was enlarged to ixtv idclplua Pottstown Pottsville and need Why continue to regard the i members including representtivea ling took part j motor fund as a sort of a sacred cow i from the thirteen units in the Fedcia le district was honored by having 1 wnir Pa5 as we go the auditor tion and lilccwise the principal in notable guests the state president Scncrai argued dustries service clubs churches civic fausan said that S2n nnn nnn hmmifft hnHinc iTncuiocr n Miss Susan Given Rhodes of Co Heavy profittaking came into the list on ihc bulges but recessions from i t L VIC M i i oil In 11 that borrowed bodies business men and others i market continued to show by The Board of Directors and IhcTvii C tiold shares were the stars stimu Livp tresV1en the legislative chair1 The Board of Directors and the 10 iL of Senator McClure Denman of Latrobt Continued on rage Eleven makeup of the various committees of l thc to Judge MacDade as follows is an attorney and a the Welfare Federation kd y lhc Presdcnfs announce f Ryans visits he told me he Jormer of the state legislai ICE DEALERS SET Executive CommllccljohiG Pew unt would buy t0 said i William Provost Jr clmir h 0 Hr control tS to see what ll Lnchauman of tho UNIFORM PRICE man Richard Wethcrill 1C nidicatcd HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United 1rcssj Executive Commit TTATTfriI7ir 55rcsident William Provost PRICE man Richard Wethcrill Colonel James A G Campbell sec retary William Cracmer J Arthur At a meeting last week of the ice manutacturcrs and independent deal ers of Chester and surrounding AT LATONIA Fair Miss Universe Fret ful BeofT Lijrht Echo Tullulah Tcslont Little Mingie Jacob Rcgo Wise Dreams na distance away and saw McCIurcfcar I I Reiving the guests Miss NoHi m front of Judge MacDades homp r rhairman of the hostes brouUIlt ixvajauea nome v1Ul1 ilb iiunrmiui 01 me no At this point there was another comnHttcenlld Miss Lavo11 was whispered conversation between the of arrangements Uilmrrt in witness and Welsh nnd th in e agan MrsSykes to tell uV t0 the jury Iu Jler second narrative the wit sa On of my visits to hltc e purpose of my visit national code for the ice manu 5 recently was and last weeks held to to Continued on Pasc Eleven 5 A RE DEAD IN N J BUS CRASH he world level U S fJmolfing Was bid up more tnan 1L points on this basis with Alaika Jmienu and ihc Canadian gold up sharply The whole mimiifr followed the gold SmclLinp r ifnjor General William G Price Jr retired commandor of the 28th Division during the World War was the guest of honor Saturday night at the annual meeting of trie lioth Ambulnnce Company of the division m the headquarters of lhc D Oxlcy Post Americnn Legion Phila dclphlri After being rscorted to the post by the Oxlcy Bugle Corps Gen eral Price delivered the principal ad dress Henry DC Louche representative of he City of Verdun awarded 15 mednls to members of the ambulniicc corps for meritorious service overseas Major George McGimils commander of the ambulance company nnrt Colonel H Lockhart president of the Philadelphia Society of the Lflth Divl sion spoke Owen Gcrcw Wiis elected I commander or the ambtilnnce tom ipany Dr Thomas Ovley vice com I inander John Shea adjutant iind George West treasure Hnrold Rogers outgoing commander nrc sidcd i SEPTEMBER TERM OF CIVIL COURT j men rcrsistem strength in com CAMDEN N J Oct lielpcd the risc in stocks loj The death toll in a headon collision WhPal 1OHO l cents a bushel and provisions of the between a bus and an automobile i rolto niorc tllali a dollar a bale t ces Ivory Byphar j that my husbands driving APPROVE PLANS Declared a standard Declared ofTsub comin FOR CONFERENCE Ridge Lady as these fellows were eet Aomovil Dawn Ridge Lady Chav mething as these feiiows were fet cnet Indian Boy Gvra i ready to squeal White Snri n Of Grace Red Boot New is being don to set members of out of fair tfhe Voin5 MCns christan As th Cnsler L Narvcl of Baby Sport Marvel Sally land Weather clear track licavy AT LAUKEL Satin Advocate Junior Westivily Rustic Lady Five Oclock Blackcock J Philistion Jack Anthonv Depart Last Him Cross FilJc Lcugrh Port Risncur Gnnspriy Weather rack on hem in both casss refcrrine to nvicted o Following the dinner the district president Mrs Mary Long of Potts town introduced the district i ui LJU n anci an automobile f v it u state chairmen anci finally the presf t certain hours for the near here last night mounted to five Tllc ollt vvas wcak 1jwoikers ana other regulations todav Several other persons were speculative attention came Continued on Pape Eleven J ATl mcn nt tllc meeting ex reported near death at Camden hosi uuo rails alonpr with plained that charges were pirnk I heavy Fhort covering N Y Central brmr ir Chester ioi jce and Seven persons were in the autoispurtrd 4 oinls Delaware and 1 price was nUso mobile when it swerved into the on HlKion more lhan 6 order to conform cominc bi Two were burned to o permit a profit death in Ihc wreckage anothrr ws hurled outo the concrete pavement Approval was eivcn to to acquaint all househoiriers tausincrs mcn vith IKacv 01 tOSES TAX APPEAL Aliicti Chrmirol soared more than 7 points Clcanrse nnd Johns Man villc set for the pool favor hilled rndtwo others dicd todav i ius imi witP gains Liquor njuriff The other passengers snnrc most of the losses of WC2 in critical condition KcVeii Snlurdjiys break convicted Vmsrablcs sming6 in tho i le associllio andthe general countv inili AnnnQiin ecietnii Samuel J Sterrctt were1 it m Oct Thc wilhnn E down later anil held only part of their III LAC county SQueaHng will rfn nn i LJCL i good M no court ffit Kiuior town Pa under the auspices of the deficiency fcdcril MUtc n fira James Hcndrlclw 3 J Hendricks mothof of thp 13 passengers in thebus were Utilities bulged at the opening led injured by Consolidated Gns but quieted gains North 5001MLION U S CREDIT TO RUSSIA rss TS tSSr i j at the business session of tho con ference Mr Stcnrit outlined to the gates th procrdure o club lormntion rna execution as compirjtivcly small was under biiyhig jvns apparent in i jviio jiunch j lenarictcs mother oil WMIHJH uujuig apparent in the children and wife of James Hen1 sHils iih U S Steel Common s i dricks who was critically injured and113 around 3 points Expectation that Robert Quinn 45 all of Philadelphia j lh rilt rail prices would release i ish Baron AceShowing WHAT TONGUETIED LEGISLATORS Denmarks Parliament has Installed an underground wired stoplight for speakers Four minutes after speech begins green lisht Rives warning A mimife later at a red flash speech must stop instantly Wont work Too easy to break current Par liamentarians seldom need nn electrician to help them pull underground AS to the Chrster Times classi fied ncis hoy arc above board Thats Vhy this one mndo fine contacts MADTSON ST Nn TClOTwo room bath nratly ncwlv rmo vated a week Apply on premise Sail from nil parts of the j district were unnnimoii in their y WASHINGTON Oct antiH of the iuvitalloa of the a f i nnvIn Convention Starts By HOMER C GEORGE i pation of cnrly recognition of Russia i the administration has virtually com pleted plans to extend credits to the i n n nnn to purchase JCUOOOO m American goods this year When Soviet Foreign Minister Lit that GOOD SPEAKER SECURED An interesting program has been arrives inT wish program nas been tnc rules for auction and contract 1 ceSS the Whist Club of New York makes the rules for auction and contract xitjuiiu ju OllOIlUtiC liau Darren tnp i i r v President the Kiwanis Club to be held Wednea conventions prevalent in nnnv lclrt a card exposed ic United day noon at tho Y W C A buiM terns ronraU I the auction TO CONMK DEGREE CevclC he will find theunited div v whpd convcnVons in man 1 and W ffi rAuh1 sUi S feWbJXf vi in tsL tiomc Mi5sinn At the present lime Ths statement o help Tlonvy buyinp In Chrysler was out standing in the motors Auburn j jumped fi points j Farm sfncks rccoived thdouble i benrfit of thr rise in the rest of thn nwikrr nnd strength in grains Scars Roebuck wns feature with a 7 poim jump CVIL IS TSSliEI R Granger president rf thr Delaware County Chamber of Com merce has issued a call for a lunch ooniiiecting of the board of directors yiu Is to be taken to moan that the Iof the organization at the Chester bidder holds some nameable card Club 511 Welsh street tomorrow r positive porvsewion of Thequcs or cards can the making of this bid noon Ued ns Answer Yes providing that under horo ths ngveed agrteiuMU it i VI w im tJi fltIv IM tfvrifirt in 1 of the n probability mo matter hov tertiantl thai such a card or cards nro held Tlw seroml degree xvill be con ftnrd on mcmbcrs of the Scnlor HiY Club this cvoniiiR at a meeliii o bf held in the Y At O A build ing Seventh street and Ednmont ave in the accepted bridge laws pic STPREME COrilT KECESSES WASHINGTON faculty who reconvrne Nov f to dur Court at Media in which will br heard socalled civil cases involv ing suits for damages suits to collect debts and suits over contracts The list of cases covers three weeks this week and next and the of November 13 SIGNS PEACE VlONO William Thomas 35 a resident of Thomas street was Riven a hen ring In police court this morninr on n charge of disorderly conduct pre ferred by James Snyder 1 neighbor He snid Laird visited his home Snt urday and tried to kick in a front porch door He did not want to prosecute Laird but wished to be fis sured he would stay nway from his home Laid give this assurance and was permitted to sinn his own peace bond PRESIDENT SIGNS THE RETAIL CODE Forbids Merchants Selling Goods Below the Cost Price WASHINGTON Oct Thc great most or code for the na tions retailers forbids selling goods below cost nnd exempts from all its provision any mrrchtuit operating a store employing fewer than five per sons it was disclosed today when the code was mrtde public nt NRA head quarters The code which applies lo the more thin 1000000 general merchandise stores was signed late last nitmt bv President Roojrcvell in order that it would become effective before Nov I It K0fs into effect next Monday The cost phi ten per cent stop loss provisions demanded by the six major retail trade associations were eliminated from the codr and re placed by other loss limitation pro visions Thr substitute provision permit a Continued on raft Eleven 1 REMAINS UNCHANGED Ford employes1 strike conditions re linained unchanged over the weekend and this morning the plant workers reported with Ihe strikers remaining n and near their headquarters await ing plnns which might be advanced tor conferences with labor officials nnd company representatives It is reported by the strikers that each day a few additional men who j former employes prior to the strike nnd who have received official company letters requesting their re jturn to the plant have been return i ing A number of the men who per sist In continuing the strike boast iVhal they have already had several f letters from the company but have I disrceardRd the summons Others have received no invitation to return presumably because of their activity jin the strike j The guard of city police in the vi j cmiiy of the plnnt at the foot of Lloyd street is being kept on continuous with the regular changing of nnd the officers are ready for iny emergencies similar to some slight disturbances that occurred earlier in the strike which began September 2G I TWO PRISONERS MAKE GETAWAY Two inmate of Broadmeadows Farms escaped from the institution yesieraay Assistant Warden Michael S Kerncy revealed Jast night The men dressed in denim uni form simply walked off Kerne Kfl Thoy are Harry Bailey 34 of Mid metown township iervin an eighteen 1 months twm for driving while in toxicated and Joseph Clanges 38 of j Camtirn serving a similar term for 15 A N K R UlTC Y PKT1TION Edmund R KramTrTformerly con j tractor and builder Ridley Park through his attorney El wood J Tur i Ihta city filed R petition in bankruptcy be i fore Judge Welsh in the United States District Court at Philadelphia Sat urday No schedules of liabilities or assets wore filed Albert E Holl 0JT Medrt was named referee U S TREASURV lV UP The Irensiiry net balance for Oct O j wcs S987618483P2 Miscellaneous in day were Customs receipts for tha month through Oct 20 were The Weather WASHINGTON Oct forecast Eastern Pennsylvania Parity Hoiirty tonight and Tuesday colder tonight Western Pennsylvania Partly cloudy inH Tuesday slijrlitlj codcr in ea portion Jonifht rising temperature in west portion Tuesday TODAYS TEMPERATURES fi 1 m T 1 in R 1 m 3 A m 10 a m 11 a m V Moor 54 1 p m M 2 p m 52 53 54 5S ;