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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 24, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania DELAWARE co WETS run CrtAWARE CO DRY5 NOTHII WAV B8TH 17731 INDICTMENTS JURY TAMPERING EXPECTED TODAY Government Probe of Attempt to Fix Tales men in County Conspiracy Trial in Phila delphia May Involve Five Scott Goes Before Investigators Three Other Defendants Summoned Before Grand Jury for Quiz After Assistant Dis trict Attorney Stoney Discovers Proof of i Attempts to Reach Members of Panel t Reports of United Press UPI and International News CHESTER PA TUESDAY OCTOBER 2i 1033 U S TO PURCHASE NEW GOLD ABOVE MARKETPRICE Roosevelt Plans Establish ment of Board to Control Metal Dollar to be Cheapened Foreign Nations Ponder Its Success i An attempt to fix the federal jury BOW trying tlie case of 78 1 Defendants of this county for an Alleged conspiracy has been made j This became known yesterday after loon and threw defendants and others n the U 6 District courtroom into j i highly pitched state of suspense as t was announced that two indict nenis may be returned today before federal Judge George A Welsh who s heanng the case The indictments Mil involve at least five persons The legal counts in them will con tam charges of obstructing justice fend subornation of perjury Who the accused are could not be learned this morning at a late hour L First news of the jury tampering nd intimidation ofwitnesses was gleaned from Assistant U S District Attorney Michael J Stoney who had Hntil yesterday assisted Chet A Keyes special prosecutor with the punty case He is now conducting bnother Federal Grand Jury investi gation into alleged corrupt conditions frrmch extend along the Atlanticsea board from Baltimore to Atlantic City N J and which it is said may involve many police officials of Phil adelphia Camden N7 and several additional persons residing and hold ing responsible government positions in this county In addition to the alleged attempts to tampjer with the present jury Mr Stoney declared that he will also in vestigate attempts to fix the original petit jury drawn in the present case this first panel having been excused when a woman declared that she forgot to tell something while she pas being examined as a prospective pury That something wasthat she was prejudiced against all lawyers who would attempt to have a case postponed and who encouraged law County Defendants Hear Man Sentenced To New Penitentiary The faces of the 76 defendants iu the Federal Court in Philadel phia had a wosbcgone look at fhe noon recess this afternoon when a fugitive from justice was brought before Judge Welsh for sentenc ing Only the jury was dismissed from the courtroom as the criminal faced the bar He was Moe Peis of New York I will give you the same as I have given the rest said Judge Welsh One year and one day But instead of sending you to the Atlanta penitentiary I am send you to Lewisburg where you will have the benefit of the high altitude and plenty of outdoor ex ercise and work The man sentenced was one of a group indicted in Federal Court last June in a bankruptcy case He had been a fugitive from justice until this morning when he sur rendered pleaded guilty and was brought before Judge Welsh WASHINGTON oct Plans for the establishment of a board to dictate the value of Amer ican money and fix the price of gold and commodities in world markets rapidly took form today The President has decided the White House said today that thc first purchase of new gold will be made tomorrow Under President Roosevelts plan the government not only will con unue to impound some m gojrl now in its hands but throuRh paying higher prices to domestic miners will seek to acquire all Amer ican gold hereafter mined Previously American miners have been pr mitted to sell their newly mined metal at the world price American gold would be kept at home and added to the governments rapidly mounting stock The dollar would be cheapened to the extent of me me in the government fixed gold price and commodity prices would be expected to rise in direct proportion to the fall in the dollar if the ad ministration should take this means to raise prices President Roosevelt was reported considering appointment of a money commute or boaid to conduct the governments gold operations Such af board was expected to be made up of representatives of the Treasury ana the Reconstruction Finance Cor poration The activities were expected to be under the direction of Harvey Couch who was appointed to i trie board of directors of the RFC bv FACELIFTING ON TRANSATLANTIC LINER FINAL EDITION With All Utet and Best of the Day PRICE TWO CENTS NEW BATTLE SEEN ON RETAIL PRICE CONTROL IN CODE r t Presidents Promulgation PINCHOT TO GIVE VIEWS ON REPEAL HARRISBURG Pa Oct Pinchot will make known I his stand on r repeal of thc 18th i Amendment Friday at State College m an address entitled What Shall A Dry he announcedtoday state Continued on Page Ten OKI ic it i 1C I i flClflCCl IC Saifl Tn Fmrn FioM ptal aV thr votc Pennsylvania OdlU 10 VQICe tight 10 the governor kept secret his attitude He always has been an ardent dry and when pro vided for thc repeal vote he expressed the belief that j ratify it Settle Tilt FRENCH CABINET RESIGNS LEBRUN SEEKSCOALfflON Premier Ualadier Socialist Defeated By Chamber on Economics GRIEVANCES OF FORD STRIKERS TOBEDBCUSSED Union Representatives and Company Officials To Confer Tomorrow Announcement is Made by Chairman of National Labor Board Grievances of striking employes of the Ford assembly plant In this city will be discussed by ofllclnls nt lie plant and representatives of the strik ers iiccordinK to an agreement reached yesterday The conference wllli members of Ol lhc Auto mobile Workers of America was sot iwi tomorrow nftrrnoon Notice to that effect was sent to J nonius J Dunpliry prcsidml of tiu by K A Alclicson couonU man 01 the Chester plant for Uio conference SCHOOL BOARD STANDS PAT ON RECENTJULING Further Exemptions of Penalties on School Tax Delinquents Refused Considerable Business of Routine Nature Disposed of Last Night At a regular session held last evening In tlie Larkln Building Broad and Crosby streets directors ot iho Ihrh01 uflrlct stated hcii position regarding n stand to ba r T1 f ivoivnlll LAiUlCrS 10 NURSENFARDEATH Ai Effective Monday WASHINGTON Oct AFTER AN ATTACK Ncw Ministry Rocco Sgro another former bootlegi ger and Harry Ginsburg former i collector in Marcus Hook Shortly after the luncheon rprrcc yesterday afternoon Stan sssn to rush into court and of what he had learned Later he made 11 im A L U Jr Ti r Battle lines for a new fight over re WASHINGTON Dcl Oct i Af IS tail price control were I eine 23 St i t by the the roinnumlcntlon listed grievances nsivcci lor bettor pay nnd nn extrusion of the 20mliuilp lunch period and requested opportunity for a conimK ice to niguc Die demands Atchcson told strikers representa tives that ho would forward their re quests lo Detroit This was followed of the conference This decision is said to have set a precedent In the history of the Ford orpanlznHon The Chester strike dates back to askcdnrr Wh011 the workmcn out Ft shiitlinB down the factory Lnit wcrk hundreds of men reported for work despite Intimidations from pickets According to nn announcement made yesterday by Senator chairman of the National Labor Board in Washington representatives iof thc Riot or Company in this Oct PrcstHrnt y Rllcl 1 Would meet to T ur ticsmciH IJ10rrow nt thc plant sbriin consulted political settle the strike s on school district tax obligations for the year 1932 and any years prior to that time Y In a resolution offered In Jamen Hankln following n discussion of the members of tlia board determined to stand pat cm a risolutlon passed several months rWcl1 that Uerl would bo no further exemptions rwmi wns about last t cine to a confusion which has onsen Hi lhc minds of many KBBrding school and t ny date was ex ended to October 16 and that many confused this ruling with respect to school taxes It Is fctt by L V l30la Ulnt further con whicl1 could have lnnd9 would have only servecl ns detrimental 1 Cil collect 1033 CaMcadcrs To of the tax collector Dr of ccvtnln Persons whoss was not relieved of rc ponslblUty were submitted to the directors at the meeting and It ww reported that the tnx collector h already shown a very substantial col lection from the list which he is still working on and which contains only nm tcms rccdvcd In full PIrvcd fr Pnvmont totalled 0 The principal items were as follows Tax collcclors conimls Con Coka Co approved In a decree signed bv Judee W Vedia S K efined Par from dosing ol tholssS a PrClulcr master retail code promulgated yesi today ns she 9ilrlj France throuRh terday by the President to take effect of her brothe Polic said IOUBU Corporation wnat he had learned Later he made v V Castings Corporation it known that he already at and Penn ent evidence to indict i T Clty Mr Stoney who is now a recooniled t ge Fronefield IT temooiarv said of TTiivy ij 4Auw a i ctUs authority on federal laws stated cost plus 10 per cent the I code forbids sales at less than cost i temDorarvTnTmAH 10 a i with the added declaration that the thTwutten Price of articles to the con me mitten Men ann Xfnnnrrpmotif n of an Continued on Ten postponed X encouraled law and ofPMa I i I hareef thS i nd Juryl witnesses were called to the the Chester plantwnich stores wlth five or lew have nnpmntprf I stand this morning during the firstin duea year ago Their equity in towns of less than 2500 Ipresent Jury The hour ofthetral or Fmnk FinSth aU ot attorney ernment corroborated to is a fSnt plan exPressed confidence that K ar IhS on authority of three mem d to be appointed have the assistance 1 trade council com of each division of retail trade Those opposing mandatory mark LAST MINUT jit WIA uiuDcceci wicn the Grand Jury from 10 a m yester day morning until shortly after 2 feclock as paying protection Nevin told of a Joseph who It ups of prices above wholesale costs v re contended that development of form rsnipi has been asked ulae covering labor costs was likely action was filed by Attorneys jo prove complex and controversial fortnight Stoney declared We in tend to show that federal juries cannot be tampered with Three other defendants in the present case were also summoned be fore the June Grand Jury yesterday They were Walter Butch Harris a lormer Marcus Hook bootlegge Continued on Page Ten HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES By United Press LIQUORTRIALAT SCRANTONHALTS Famous FortyNiners j i Get Postponement Wit ness Reported III GOVERNOR GORE MENACED SAN JUAN Puerto Rico Oct today investigated the finding of a six enclosing five Continued on Page Ten U CRUISER AND LINER COLLIDE WASHINGTON Oct United States cruiser Chicago collided with the British Kenliner Silver Palm while en route from San Pedro to San Francisco with the scouting fleet today according to dispatches to thc Navy Deparlment Two men were missing and thc Chicago was penetrated to nearly the midship line filling the forward compartment below he water line The missing men were Chief Paymaster John Trov of Newport R L and Lt H A McFarlane of Haverhfll mite beneath the office window of Governor Robert H Gore A fuse ANNUAL OBSERVANCE Auditorium exercises in observance of Pennsylvania Day at the Smed at flame uuuiibon granted a w continuance of the case until the bc madc December term of court at Harris1 burg because one of the OF SNEAK THIEF PSRpnHnl tn tHo essential to the defense is ill dnd un to 5Pnear in court at present William T Ramsey former mayor of Chester and Chief of Police John AT LATONIA Siccl Transverse Play Shnol Oar Gale May McDon for conspiracy to violate liquor 1 ough Bosom Pal Gcnipa Single nd narcotic laws in Pennsylvania iThursaay afternoon with all teach Day I has again been postponed in U sj ers of the city schools present Prcna Joan Pat Seths Ballot Dstrict Court I rations for observance of National Roxie Wcidel Tommy Stop Gap Judge Albert Johnson granted n Education Week November 6 to 12 IVlai Can Miss Adele B v Hobby Prinzey Blaze Shirley B Fair Wanda Clyde Van Dusen Siz Tiffht Kope Observation Nuckols Boy Betty Shinn Brine Back Brigand Bob Custer My Gentle man Baliyhoo Lucky Carter Weather clear track slow AT LAUREL Lone Hand Dinecn Chat Eagle Thc Doctor FlagBoy Laurel Miss The Bailiff Target Thistle Play Corry roccla Marion T Parity Union Cherokee Grand Acre Lolta Airs Getz Weather cloudy track fast morrow The principal feature of the program will be an address on the topic Literary Pennsylvania to be given by Dr Karl E Agan registrar of thc Pennsylvania Military College who has made a special study of Ariierican literature Short talks and a musical entertainment will be given I by the pupils a musical entertainment will bs gi SCRANTON Pa Oct A regular session of the Chester the pupls Tnal of the famous Teachers Association will be held in T Af AT A 171 A fPAD group of 49 persons indicted two years Lhs auditorium of the Larkin school 5 J H A I A V I A I 1 IK ago for conspiracy to violate liquo iBroad and Cvosbl streets at 4 oclock iT1 and narcotic laws in Thursday afternoon with nil tnnv vrrinmirw The seriously injured were 1st Lt F S Chappelle Waterloo N Y and Machinist Joseph A Oehlcrs Camden N J The Chicago is proceeding in company of the Chester to the iSavy Yard at Mare Island at about 12 knots an hour according to Navy Department information She is flagship of the cruisers of the scouting fleet TRAIN WRECK IN IBANK HELD UJ NORTH FOR AKRON ATLANTA Ga Oct Through clenrlnp Kkics the Graf forged on toward Akron nt full speed today nftcr battling for several hours a fog blanket Hint en shrouded Southern Georgia and Ala bama Thc Germnn dirigible radioed Us position at n m ns over Scottsboro small norlhenstern Alabama clly The ship wns apparently licndlng on n bceline for Nashville Tcnn after nskiiif Ihe United Sttttc Air ways weather bureau here for a weather report The Graf wns in formed that clear flying conditions prevailed to Nashville MELLONS SUi ON TAX US Oct 24 UP Suits to recover almost in income taxes were filed in Federal Court today by former Treasury Sec retary Andrew Mellon and his brother R B Mellon Pittsburgh banker COLD GRIPS ROOSEVELT WASHINGTON Oct 24 UP President Roosevelt Is suffering a Alight cold and is conducting state affairs today from his study at the White House bills were submit last time by Archie Levy who snld thnl they hnd contained no re coRnilions in the wny of discounts for the prompt cash payments of tha school district and had also Included freight chnrgcs It wns suggested at the time that discounts nnd freight chaiRcs be removed whon the pay ment checks wero forwarded Thla Continued on Last FIVE JUDGES HEARING CASES September Term of Civil Court Opens at Media Woman Defendant JUNIOR BOARD OPENS HOSPITAL SHOP One of the mnjor objectives of the reccnJy organized junior board of the Chester Hospital was realized when the Little Shop was formally opened located in tha Crozer memorial winp near the Pcnn street ontrnnce lo the institution Mrs Walter Palmer Is in charge of the enterprise nnd is belnsr assisted by two volunteer members of tha junior bonrd each dny The which is open each week dny from 1 to 5 p in fills a long needed want in the hospital and nlso IMS the added glory of aiding hos pital finances for nil profits are di rected to the treasury of the institu tlon Tlie shop hns n wide variety of articles incluidng ice cream tobacco toilet articles stationery and other Hems useful to the patients Each aftcnion the aides load up a tea WIKOII with the various articles in stock and visit each ward enabling the patients to make their choice of purchases Good Old Times When Checks Were Baked Recent Babylonian exca vations unearthed contracts payrolls and receipts all en graved on day tablets baked 2500 years ago Even clay checks were found But no rubber checks which of course couldnt jump as far back as that Main thing those Babylonians lacked were classified ads like the Chester Times which even then might have brought customers as readily as this one did LIVING ROOM SUITEGood oondl pitaucu no df fense last week The case was ready for prcsenta o the government yesterday Continued on Page Ten Dr Jacob Much of Third street and Edgmont avenue reported to the po lica yesterday that sometime between Saturday and yesterday morning a thief forced entrance into his dental office by removing a strip around ths door and stole a quantity of scrap gold two eulu bridges valued at S20 and four gold crowns valued at S3 each from J Minshall Holden Injured When Plane Nose Dives at Camden Field PARIS The victim of an airplane crash at the Central Airport Camden N J rrnort yesterday j Minshall Holden age 33 j j The September term of civil court ROBBED OF S6500 al Media yesterday with Judges Froncficld Broomall and Mac AH ENTOWN PT rvt9j no Bade sitting in their respective AiaLMUwN Pa Oct rooms and Judge Norman T Boose Thc Bank of Schnccksville i of Somerset county and Judge Don Li nofflCial Report Of Dead hcrc was hcld P robbed old pMcPhcrson of Adams county f IT J b lnvcc masked bandits today The i in thc othcr courtroom 35 LOaCneS rail From vnvllt xvas looted of S6500 it wns Mvs Daisy Cox Forbos of Villa llAXTk li VICTIM OF CRASH FRANCE KILLS 40 as Coaches Fall From ridge Near Evreux Missing Church Bell Found Under Haystack street this city is a patient In the i c Hme I Conches Oct Unofficial that 40 persons were reported to police U N TREASURY BALANCE when train was t fn Ouchc near Evreux and West Jersey Homcophatic Hospital i Conches Ouche nea Camden receiving treatment for a j PIunscd pto a stream fractured leg a broken nose and company announced i M eral cuts and bruises of the bodv and c no A limbs passengers M ce c no Americans were among thc nova won her case before Judge Boose in which she was ued bv Dr William D Gordon Secretary of irr Banking for twonotes one for WASHINGTON Oct nnd thc other for 000 The Thc treasury nc bjilatice for Oct 21 first note it was brought out in tes Miscellaneous I timony was given to the Franklin receipts for the day Trust Company of Philadelphia on for thc month through Set S22731o9643 Continued on Pape Ten RAIN PREDICTED FOR AREA TODAY Cloudy skies are predicted today In Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland Pain will follow tonight or tomorrow with not much change in temperature Thc highest tempcraturo here yes terday was 57 degrees at 5 p m and the lowest was 50 degrees at 9 a m The average of 51 was one degree be low normal for the date and two de i grecs below the average October 23 last year Maximum temperature for j the date is 81 established in 1901 and minimum 32 in 1889 Sunrise today was at 621 a m and unset will be nt 503 p m Eastern Standard Time PLANS TO PROBE WESTERN BANKS Tlie Lima church found has been KILLED CRASH Mt lains What New Gold Policy Means to U S this ends phia thp hoii I car which the World a threemonths search for the oeu which was stolen from atop the Tab ernacle at Lima and whisked awav jlnst July some say in retaliation for the crusading activities of the Rev Edwin L Foote pastor of the Mis j sionary Band against the latenight card playing and drinking of some of his unconverted neighbors Local constabulary county detectives j members of the flock and Oscar C Wilson owner and donor of the bell ior some weeks searched thc counrv sidc with no results I voiced the sUSntwt knowl j edge to the whereabouts of the missi mg bell which had been tha prized structor jpcsscsion of Mr Wilsons ercatgrandfather and two womcn met the test1 Wnon IIP haH m SPJSS oUto S from th had prop Parts ts of thoir had re RFLASCO KSTVTE Si i McGmty was driving the motor of his j t J rigged up but details of the accident i in filtering through to NEW YORK Oct Bcl f the railroad announced asco veteran theatrical producer lelt that at least were known a net estate of when hedicd sharp turn on the New Bethlehem pike near to A c o rcn e died V K was being May 14 1931 a transfer tax apprahal nU0 rS l R rea Continued on P3ffe Ten I of reck a daughter is the prinicpal cause i beneficiary among more than a dozen I legatees Unearths Rare Coin NearWilliamson Trades School One of he rarest coins of Ameri in mintage was discovered a short month aSo by Nathan Tobias an n bsid at the Wilhamson Trades crty When he first picked it up It mintage of four inade and very cnnI lontoH Hvi a nf it was cleaned and the catalomies aiinvinrr ftnv tinn ended three weeks after it wal in Kituted Rumors cropped up from time to time to the effect that the nically described as the flowing hair Liberty Head because of the unusual design of the Goddess of Liberty who Is shown with fiureV could be itrrnnli K cpuia oe cliscsrned After cleaned and a large cop of thc date and to numismatists first thc catalogues allowing from Sion to S500 for a single coin of that year men nnd mintage Parts of tl 1703 arc defaced but all the rest is prfccUy visible after 150 years Mr Tobias has quite a collection of Kililors Note Edirin Waller Kcmmcrrr nolcrt economist of Innceton University has Kril len his opinion of what the Prrsidrnts newly announced goa jiurcbasin policy means to America for the Iniernilional News Service Dr Kemmcrcr has marls a life work of repairing nationil currencies He has as sisted Mexico and most of the Central and South American South Africa and aa expert of he Datves Commis sion he helped restore Germanys overinflated currency By EDWIN WALTER KEMMERER Rritarch Professor of International Finance Princeton University PRINCETON NJ Oct Copy right 1933 byInternational News the Presidents rirMre to establish and maintain a dollar which will not change its purchasing WASHINGTON Oct The Senate Banking and Currency Committee today decided to investi gate the National Bank situation In j Cleveland and Detroit Ths committee reached this deci sion after a conference with Arthur A Miller Ohio bank attorney and Ferdinand Pecora its special coun FOl Thc inquiry will be held after ithe committee completes present In ivrstigaticn of New York banks PITTSTOX PITTSTON Oct i200 sradn school chiHrrn rooms closed today as result of a strike of 40 school icacneis seeking to collect due them in salaries since June The Weather Continued on Page Two WASHINGTON Oct forecast Eastern with occasional rain tonight and Wednes day with not much change In tem perature Western Pennsylvania Cloudy to night with occasional rain colder In cxircmn west portion tonight Woclrrsday rain changing to snow and cndcr TODAYS TEMPERATURES fi rt m 7 R m 8 a m 9 a m 10 a m 48n a m Noou 48 i p m 49 2 p m 50 52 50 48 43 ;