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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 27, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania uie thiof ofteuj 58TH 17734 DMIv v LoMod WJro Rcoorts rf United Press anc International NCWS service INS FHWL JDmON With All and Best of the Day INS CHKSTJSR PA FRIDAY HTOUKH 27 TO GRILL TODAY ON EXPOSE TWKNTVTWO PACJRS City ExConstable at Night Session Tells of Ordinance Being Changed to Permit Maximum Fine on Disorderly Houses Under Which Bootleggers Pleaded Describes Union of Bootleggers Moonshin ers and Constables Which Did Not Last Plant Protected in Birming ham of Patterson Mills Still LINDBERGHS IN PARIS SAFELY LOST FOR HOURS Hero of 1927 Flight Given Great Reception by Ex citable Residents Aviator and Wife in Storm From Scotland Wife Gives Interview PARIS Oct Charles j A Lindbergh was back at the scene of his world triumph today struggling I vainly to be a private citizen instead i of hero worshipped by excitable I Parisians who had not forgotten his Now YorkParis night of 1927 ror many hours in r USGrand Jury Returns 28 Indictments in Rum Rings The Federal Grand Jury today in Philadelphia returned indict ments against 28 persons who were alleged members of three rum rings Assistant U S District Attorney Stoney ordered bench warrants issued for the men who were not part of the Delaware county con spiracy case Stoney said bail for Barrish Fox Poley would be set at and that bail for the others would be placed at The indictments it is understood alleges the rum rinR operated and in Baltimore The organization Was supposed to have used a fleet of boats and operated a milliondollar business annually A relentless cross examination is expected today when D Harvey Sykes will finish his direct testimony and then will be turned over lo de fense counsel by Chcc A Keyes special prosecutor in U S District Court where 76 residents of this bounty are being tfted for an alleged conspiracy to violate the national prohibition laws John R K Scott will cross ex amine the convict constable who 011 tb3 stand has admitted that he was an extortionist extraordinary while he roamed this county raiding spcak eaaies and shaking down still oper Today is the twentysecond day of the trial at which Federal Judge George A Welsh is presiding Close observers predict that no verdict will be reached until the latter part of next month which will make the trial one of the longest on record Yesterday Sykes who took the stand at 4 p m Tuesday related in minute detail his activities while working with Edgar Davis expro private detective The first break in the trial came yesterday when Judge Welsh declared 1 a recess from 1200 p m until 7 p m When Sykes resumed the siand this morning he was quizzed by Prose cutor Keyes on direct examination j concerning the now famous i gers Union formed here several years j ago to resist outside competition Sykes said he lined up a number i of distillers and called a at i the Pulton Malt and Kcp store on West Third street conducted bv Pete 1 Dctellio Others in the organization were constables and bootleggers It was proposed and agreed that the distillers should buy all their ma I tennis from this store Sykes testified 1 and in turn the unionized boot ledgers would purchase the moonshine 1 liquor at an established price of 50 per can SI of which would bo retained i in a spjcial fund to finance Federal i court trials Of course all these j men were on the local protection list Sykes said and there would be no local trials Sykes declared he broached the I union idea to McClure who declared i to land tfn f at navli testing n i Ale1f Pnris tntl to the Crillon Hotel While they slept airport attnrhc a over Great Britain and France watched anxiously for them They j awoke today to find thousands of Par ismns deserting their jobs massed outside their hotel in the historic i Concorae Square where Louis XVI was guillotined i Dismayed the Lindberghs nt once Changed to a room facing on a ide Street and seemed at a loss as to i what to do i r Jn016 uvas no doubt Ulnt to Paris 1 Lindbergh was still the idol of HP7 when he landed at Lc Bourget Field i after a solo flight from New York to be acclaimed hysterically and to lose apparently forever any claim to pri vale citizenship i It was ascertained that Lindbergh who carried letters of intiocUietionou nis first visit wished he needed them today Aft21 the first look out of his room windows h did not loo again Charge DAffaires Throdore Marriner of the American Embassv was his first visitor Marnner had to usa persussicn to gel Lindberghs consent to see French newspaper j were angry nt his reti cencc Lindbergh agreed to sec all at tht Embassv at i 3 p m But he said he would not answer questions would no his Plans and would not explain his itinerary on lys aarial left little seemingly to ba ud Llndbsrgh left ihc Crillon for the usual unannounced destination with Pierre Cot youthful and spectacled air minister who recently became a airpiane pilot was to be a hard one The I Continued on Pnc Twenty i BY FOUR MINUTES I WASHINGTON Oct INS CRUISERS WOUND SHOWS FORCE OF CRASH PHICE TWO CENTS the payroll of the accused ring and Sykes even went so far when he col lected thousands of dollars from a rum combine that he would sit up throughout the night juggling figures so that he could cheat John J Mc of Hundreds of dollars of the take according to his testimony His sensational recital sounds like fiction Money actually rolled into his lap while ne was playing the role of official raider Time and timr again hs recounted some episode tht involve one of the defendants but most of his damning testimony was directed at Mr McClure who the Government contends was the leader of the syndicate that controlled the liquor law violators in this county HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press AT LAUREL Junior Helios Tag Port Barry Ilrljrster enlea Modern Times Prince Abbot Did She Armageddon Weather clear track fast AT LATON1A Mor Whiskora Thunder o VKSS QCClnlCCi McClure was cool toward ioa i Tne union lasted only six or ssven i weeks during which Sykes said h received S20 a week instead of the original S25 agreed upon After this Sykas fold the Italian element organized the Big Clique and set up ail immense moonshine plant in Birmingham township and m alcohol plant nearby which paid faytccs for the latter rnd 515 for the former j Sykes declared that the produc tion of these plants was so reat 1 that the BigClque almost ruined i other distillers their price being the lowest in this section Ho said the moonshine plant was raided after seven months by the county detec ttvcs ami the afternoon of the samel day Federal agents swoopsd down upon the alcohol plane the twin raid i ending a highly prosperous regime of ths owners i The Patterson silk mill at Sixth and Penn streets was naxfc brought into the picture when Keyes asked him what he know about a still Sykes said John J McClure met me one dav and told me Uiat Tom McConib wanted to see IsHC told of meeting McComb at Fifth and Market streets and Mc Comb introduced him to Emanuel Pomerantz and Pomerantz I rear you are laying on stills Then Sykes asserted that Former ante told him they were going to operate astill in the Patterson silk mills nnd he wanted to put me or the payroll for S25 per Pomer antz according to District Jail today President Roose velt granted him a twoday reprieve William C Robinson another Negro was electrocuted today for murder and Washington was to have followed him to the chair The President acted when the De partment of Justice telephoned the White House that there appeared to be some new evidence in Washing tons case POPLAR BLUFF Ches ter Henson was acclaimed winner to day of an oldfashioned spelling bee at the Big Island School near hero She was the only one of 20 contest ants who could recall the proper spelling of NRAlAYTAKE FORD TO COURT Johnson Hints Action if Code Reports Arc Not Presented U S GOLD PRICE TODAY IS Is for Newly Mined Article Per Ounce Englands Rate Up j WASHINGTON Oft i The Government tociay raised its price on newly mined American gold to an ounce from the level of yesterday The price wns an overnight advance of 22 cents an ounce Todays Washington price was 87 i cents above the world cries set in London today i The London price todav was 131 shillings two pnce tip li pence which on the basis of noon exchange rate on the pound 471 was 53089 an ounce Toddys gold price made the United States dollar worth 6508 cents in gold as compared with 6554 cents i yesterday I SAN FRANCISCO Oct Pjctuiesquc California towns born in the gold rush days of 18J9 throbbed with new life today under the influence of the new higher pricM for the precious metal buried in neighboring Hillsides and sUDams Towns that had become merely postoffice names since the flaming Lola Montez was queen of the gold fields were alive today and ingMni thrill of a new boom There isnt an idle man in Grass Valley or Nevada City Peter Hag garty siiprintendent of the United Suucs Mint here reported ic found cm Proclamation Lest We ForgetThe Disabled Veterans of the Work War will present today and tomorrow their of ForgotMcNots Will you not generously purehuso the token help the cause of these who jave so much of their youth and health in the noeci WILLIAM WARD Jr Mayor FULL WEIGHT LAW ENFORCED EXTRA SESSION OF LEGISLATURE TO BEGIN NOV 13 Most Likely Date Seen Fa vored Pinehot and 1 0 P Consider Agenda Another Meeting With and Chiefs Set Relief Paramount HAKIMSHltCi Ii Oct 271 UP Hipiiblieiiii leaders meet iiBiiin next Wednesday with Ciovenior IMnchot at the execu livi iiiaiiMon lo consider u progiinn jur the lurlhrnmini special session of Ihc icucral Ilu1 Governor iimiounccd insec ond iiHiliiiK after u thriihour ses sion ycftirdny Wo hud u loin mid very wttis facKiry session he sintl We iiureed mrd HHitln next YVidncsdivv IViuliuj tho iiiilhir session no an iiowiiTmriils of what we have con sidered will be mudi by u number NmimbM li is cousfderid ns the Jiiost likely date lor convening of the lARislrthin Plnchot rxprrts lo an iHHincithe dim oniclaliv within iiiu VXl nw hl subJicts ror he nill will not be made public until Inter PINCHOT A DRY BUT SEES END OF PROHIBITION LAW Governor Says He Does Not Talk One Way and Drink Another USays Americas Decision on Repeal Is Not Re corded But Made STATK COLLEGE Pa Oct INS nm a Phichol j Breaking a sevenyear silence on prohibition Governor Gifford Plnchot Pennsylvania termed It morally and eionoinkuHy a success todav iii appeal to his friends to voto uxiilnst repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment at the November election Hi termed himself a dry who doci not talk one way and drink another mid admitted nothing is more obvious iliMii that I lie Amerlciui people havs i decided iiKiiinst proliibltion Tlie deilslou has not yet been re Inrclnd the Hovcinor averted bub beyond all question it has been made I accepting the decision of tho American people I have not chanced I my convictions t Addressing the Christian Associa 1 on of Pennsylvania suit College governor drew rv comparison of fflllfll t i t V nt He mac ts piehfion n ol I fate of the proposd than lit its best the chief rx tolu issue for Stale expenses ill the millve declared C 1 REOPENING OF CLOSED 69TH ST BANK IS URGED Stockholders in Meeting at Media Hear the Plan Discussed Oily Campaign Against scrupulous Coal Dealers As a precaution against residents i of this city and county the vlc unscrupulous coal dealers by s city weights and mousurers nnd S I Panconst employed by the couniv Jii a position an now encased In on trucks tisinir city streets upproprinlrd by lure That the Federal UoViTiinitiil making tin actual cxpendltuiv SliGUOOOUO Qald j win snki appropriations for relief I nnvi the United States are for rcpoKiue vuisc they want to whisky and wallow in the gutter he ob served drunkards it wits iinnoimcod that the buhnco on Imnd wns but If the bond j Issue Uie ledernl Govuni mineralogist snid Committee of Five Survey and Make Rec ommendations Hope of erecting a new banking structure out of the closed Media SJxIyninlh Street Trust Company nnrt Hlvngini dollar for dollar of its assets was voiced last night nt i meeting of stockholder held in the home of the Media Club Media A resolution proposed by William R Bricker was unanimously adopted calling for the appointment of a committee of five stockholders headed by V Gilpiu Robinson Media attorney and former president of the institution protect the public i coal dealer mak nig deliveries from Reading on orders Wired from a salesman rosidini in I this city was arrested and 1 for n hearing before 1 Michnel J Honan at police i quarters on the charge of weighing n customer lltH poimdsin a Ihrcctoii delivery local coal dealers who on the con vary arc assisting us but wo arc up on everybody Our worst Cimlimiiil on WOUNDED IN CLASH AT JAFFA LONDON Oct More Uina 100 Arabs and many policemen were wounded today In n violent clash which occurred it Jaffn police attempted to disperse an Arnb aemonsirnUon dRninst increased Jew sue not under prohibition and wa arc not KohiR to be nftcr prohibition Mus iiitlpn is not going stiaicht to the dojjs The only wnv lo prevent a return of I he conditions that existed beforo liiOhlbllion the governor LI Continued on HOLDS SESSION Cliy council yesterday passed four mdinnnces on first rcadlne and two Several Arab meetings have been luW protPsUHR asainst influx Ot and Ninth Ordinances were passed on rcHdhii requesting all public ro u the l i government also said yesterday i infuriated Miiit Joseph Dudowski of GOO Eust i i the Eighth street the salesman who sold c i the coal to the procession l ted by the ol Arabs j s on and yesterday and refunded her the amount of ns proof that he VMS dition of the bani and will recom mend cither a reorganicuion of the SPANISH AVAR VKT DIES Q S on each shipment thcv i make to the mint so thsy are holdinp back until they have an ounce or more Haggerty reported renewed min m activities in the old producinc regions of Idaho Oregon Washington i and Nevada He expected little change in the Alaska gold fields at that the State Department g turn over to the new in the liquidation proceed ings It was pointed out by Mr Rob Murphys Luck Tom Proctor Wise Cross Roberta L Heavy Sugar I Pass On Go Yonder Bitter y Root Hit and Run Uesis Play Fawn Leap Sunshine Boy Just TMrs Miss M Il7 Babcson Whisk Me Roy Vallet Clconc Safe and Sound Klein Kuvcra Gibbvs Choice Billy Champ the Mongol Fowl Nancy Kcrr El Krr reo Maidens Choice Kadiak Es sential Trofnrd Miss Burke Baliv Alanimys Girt Moppet Agatha Bagpasrc Miss Sallic Bonr lanrt Bonnie Marita Margie Lou Weather cloudy rack fast the 51111 11 guise of a legal alcohol plant I The witness then said Pomerantz i then made a deal with him whereby i he to get a fake search and i seizure warrant and Sykes was io i get S200 per week when the still was placed in operation Sykes stated I he agreed to do this He told of i sitting at the mill for five or six vmung d sick u anc Sykes said he got the warrant from Continued on PaKc Twenty WASHINGTON Oct fUPl Recovery Administrator Johnson aid today he would recommend prosecu tion of the Ford Motor Company if it failed to submit reports disc soon under provisions of the autoraeibil code As provided in tho code die Na tional Automobile Chamber of Com merce has called for reports on operations for n period ending Oct 15 Several large companies includ ing Ford have not yet submitted their reports Johnson said he un the Chamber would set a deadline around Nov 7 Johnson said that failure to sub mit reports would be a clearcut vio lation of the code and as soon as I get such a case I will act promptly and turn it over to the Attorney General Although Ford is considered to Continued on Page Twenty NEARLY MILLION I OUT OF JOBS IN P i HARRISBURG PnT Oct ul the first time in 21 month the number of unemployed persons in Pennsylvania dropped below a million m September the Depart l mrnt of Labor and Industry fn nouncecl today A survey by the rirpartment showen sylvanians unemployed in midSep tember G 0 RRALLY AT SHARON HILL Continued on rase Twenty ADDRESSED PUPILS William F Delehaiity secretary of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce reprex World Wai scholars of morning drive which opened i r s WASHINGTON Oct 27 UP The Treasury net balance for Octo ber 25 was Miscel laneous internal revenue receipts that day wrrr 5246550740 Customs re ceipts for the month through Octo I ber 21 S2G30123021 1250 CLUB WOMEN 1 IN SESSION HERE T and former Department Com mander of the United Spanish War i Veterans died today at the home of his son at Ardmore He alpo had been a member of the medical corns of the National Guard PA TO MAINTAIN UPLAND STREETS State Highway Official No tifies Burgess of the Pro j posed Plan Ud yc etaoln OT Ul WILMINGTON Del Oct Bultcrfinger Hunt of Oklahoma city was dismissed in t municipal court today from charges of acrobiitlc Hying over the con jested area of the city Several weeks ago while compel I ing in an air meet here Hunts plane j crashed into another ship over the f center of the city He leaped from the wrecked plane and landed safely several milri away The airship however caught fire and crashed into two houses destroy ing both and also on cast Ninth Route 130 in the citv of Lipllcc Hl1 neccssnry pipes water service mid i Lines nnd grades were also estab nshed in ordinances passed on first i reading covering the two sections of Ninth street which arc to be repavetl which are ii section between Edg mont nvemie and the bridge spanning j Chester creek near Penn street which is referred to as Route 132 and a stretch between Morton and Edc mont avenues known on State High i passed on second ar to those passed for be done on Ninth street street between Second bridge and Flower street desip State Highway plans CARUSOS SON IS FINED SENTENCED PARTLY CLOUDY SLIGHTLY WARMER tlt i PlodlT J IcdCd Federation Greeted Approimately 240 miles of street iiifiiiitcnnncc has been lifted from the pliotilflcr of the taxpayers of Upland BoroitJi it was announced today by J Thorpe burgess who received the lairs novices on road mainte nance rulings from the State Highway Drparimcnt officials at Harrisburg In a letter to Mr Thorpe S s Lewis secretary of highways an noimtrd that in view of legislation approved as a part of the State way Department in August this year two of the main traffic arteries hi llic borough will be taken over and main son of the famous tenor was today to pay 15000 lire iSllOOi to Battistn Moiiai a peasant j who was seriously Injured when his ox cart was struck by Carusos speed ing motor car near Planoro October 7 1U30 Caruso was given a formal sentence of 2 years in prison bin he will nol have to serve it because UK th court knew nf the amnesty granted m such cases in connection with the i anniversary of the Fascist regime to be celebrated tomorrow 5 OF WALES ILL HAS tonight or tomorrow in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delawara and Maryland It will be colder to morrow The highest temperature hern yes terday was 51 degrees at 330 p m nnd the lowest was 32 defirees at 6 II jarn equal to the minimum record j date Tho average tempera 42 degrees was 13 normal for the date o u dcprcDS below the average uctobcr 2fi last year Maximum tem perature for the date is 78 es Hshed in 1920 The low record established originally in 1885 SUNNINGDALE EnH V 4 SAYS RADIO WAVES CONTROL ALL LIFE Tliat tho human body ia chemical contraption like a radio set emits rays of mens urable vavclnngths and may be repaired by correct tuning in was surmised by Dr Groree W Crile at October Sur geons Congrrss in Chicago If so the family stork may yet have to start a radio store and run classified ads in the Ches ter Times as succcsful as this one wis 3RD ST nnrt fviriiifhrd rpavtmcntp n rooms prlvitp KiMi al coincnioncrs rra sopsljlc rent County Conspiracy Case Jury Deluged by Words VordF of have poured into the cars of the twelve men anri two nltornatcs com proins the jury that will upoll the puilt or innocence of 76 Delayare county defendants on trial in United Ino words spoken by a constant parade of witnesses by lawyers and I by the trial Judge George A Welsh have beat upon the ear drtims of the i patient jurors for almost four weeks as the inside workings of ih al Icged Delaware County vice racrt rum protection ring are un vocabulary is user bv almost every Government j The cascade of words has ben recoroed by a corivs of three sienog A Republican rally one of the lare rst political meetings ever held in the borough of Sharon Hill was liar last night at the home of Mrs Philip Car son 1442 Chester pike with about 200 residents of the borough in attend ance Openinp fhrmeeting William H Millikcn candidate for burgess who ncted ns chairman explained that it was in the intrrest xof candidates for both county nnd borough offices rds A V uri hcr spacious homo at its dis A Han v inc Patrick G Nolan 1 They ire given little respite As foon as they finish their relay they j hurry out of the courtroom They I go to the tenth floor of the Gim bel Building where they are met by a battery of transcribers If the i letter are busy they dictate their notes into a dictograph machine I Up until recess yesterday aftcr noon tho three court reporters as i they are officially called have taken joOQO panes of testimony Each pnT contains about 250 words and the cost is a pucrr Usually the cart i tiivirlrrl bo on Page inter John Carson welcomed thr blage on behalf of his mother cull ing attention to tho fact that he was the baby member of the party in Sharon Hill He contrasted the can didates of the Republican party with those of the opposition both in bor ough and county as beinpr ciiflrront in spirit knowledge ability and ex perience The speaker declared the Republican party has the greatest ar ray of candidates ever presented Thn pauy he described ns not being made up of resentful and disgruntled poli tician Praising the Republican adminis Opening with a survey of the proposed activities In I he womens clubs and allied groups of the county j during the coming winter and clos ing on he high note of personal re j sponsibijily for continued progress the Delaware County Federation of Womens Clubs met yesterday at the New Ccrtury Club of Chester Morn than 250 women wore in attendance j from all sections of the county Mrs John J H Phillips of Lans iiownc who were eecrri Inst spring challenge of the winter ho cnll to service for the impnrlnnt nntionnl and locil reconstruction runt rrlirf being insticatcd with thrir appeal for universal noiRhborlinrss Let us look tp and laugh and love matter of such h c Mr Thorpe said For many years It was staled cfficiilv todiv thm the taxpayers of Upland have had to the Prince was omalnJnR In bed Continued Curb Communism in Talks on Recognition Standard Time CANDIDATES THFrSPEAKERS A well attended meeting of Demo crats of the Seventh ward was held u 41 l in Hill 618 Third street Addresses were jiuade by candidates for citv and county offices including Albert j Crawford for county controller James Gallagher for prothonotaryl Willmm O Inglefritz for clerk of the courts Mrs Helen Hackctt and faamuel Goodley for directors of the poor John J Stetser and John J Buckley Jr for city council Dr C William Smith and Mrs Barbara Campbell for school directors nnd James V Gallagher for jury commis sioner Prese nt Irnyt will lent Koosrvrlt and For r Maxim LUvinoff of th j when they meet her month lo discuss the terms o y disposed of during Canfinutd on Twenty nounced by I he Rev Stanley V Wil cox of St Pauls P E Church Mrs Frnley N Weirinrr president of the hostess club extended a gracious welcome Chairmen of departments of work were introducsd each in turn prcscntine hcr vice chairman nnd stating briefly the Fen wins projects in hr especial field A sum ming up of these plans n Continued nn Tagc Fifteen sidercd insurmountable and arc not expected to block recognition Mr csiit lettrr to LitvinofT as serious i but not insoluble I The problems arc 1 Communist propaganda in the United Stales 2V Claims of each p o v e r n m c n t vM 3 Methods of siimulatincr trad The nurstlon of propaganda it is and LitvinotT probably will srok only A method of settlement letting the details be worked out later Administration lenders appear to have no foar that a Russian embassy and consulates in the United States would be used as propaganda centers xct to be on the safe side and ministration probably will seek some aFsurancc about Communist propa ganda The problem of debts nnd claims is more eomplicatrd United States claims against nre briefIv these U A u r The Weather i jet irctinsylvania Cloudy with occasional I rain toniffht and Saturday Warmer anri cast portions toniglitf west and north portions Sat Cpnlintied on Pnjc Twenly Pennsylvania Cloudy and vest portion foniffrU Saturday cloudy anrt colder TODAYS TEMPERATURES B R m 42 M a nt 4 a m 42 Noon R a m ifi 1 p m i3 3 a m 2 p m 69 10 a m o2 ;