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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 28, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania 58TH 17735 Dally Last wire of United Puss ijP International News Service UNSI ROOSEVELT BACK OF NRA IN CODE TILT WITH FORD President Supports John sons Plan to Prosecute Any Violations Collective Bargaining Is sue Seen Paramount and Most Complicated WASHINGTON Oct Negotiations between the Ford Motor Company and striking workers in eastern plants seemed today to hold thc key to a mounting controversy be tween Henry Ford and the Roosevelt administration President Roosevelt gave full sup port to Recovery Administrator John sonsdetermination to institute pro ceedings against the billionaire motor manulacturer the moment he has evidence that Ford is violating the automobile code The Code which Ford did not sign imposes three main obligations 1 Maximum hours and minimum wage schedules 2 To submit operations reports to the National Automobile Chamber of Commerce on employment and nay rolls 3 To permit his emploves to or ganize and bargain collectively Ford claims to go the code one belter as far as hours and wages are concerned and NRA has no evi dence to the contrary Dearborn Mich dispatches indi cated the Ford Company would sub mit operation reports when they were requested formally Declaration byJohnson yesterday that he would institute proceedings if the reports were not filed brought a sharp reply from Ford headquarters that Johnson has assumed to talk like a dictator and the supreme court combined The collective bargaining issue was much more complicated But it ap peared likely to bring the real show down in the Ford dispute CHESTER PA SATURDAY OCTOBER 28 1933 With All and the Day CAPITAL JUDGE ANNUAL WELFARE CAMPAIGN WILL STARTJONDAY Goal Is Set at Workers Given 2 Weeks to Solicit Amount Aims and Needs of the Federation Are Set Forth by the Officials Fay L Bentlay who has been pointed by President On Monday next the annual cam paign of thc Welfare Federation of Chester and Vicinity will start The goal is and the time of the campaign is two weeks The officials in charge have pre pared a digest of pertinent facts con cerning the aims and needs of thc Federation which follows Q What organizations are main tained by the Welfare Federation and what was the 1933 allotment A Chester Hospital 520000 Ches ter Relief Family Welfare Asso SJOOOO Young Womens Christian PNursery 54275 Chester 8 iuitu PJJ i K3IUI1I uuuMivcii to he Chester Dictrirf Tin o V dreiis school attendance and work nett and Wilson DTV NtiiWv Union Benevolent Society S750 I Q How much money was pledged last year A Q What did it cost to raise this A S60303 fad vert ising I printing 57369 labor Q What are the yearly collection BUSINESS CHECK REPORT ON NRA CAUSED CLASH Federal Reserve Taken toi Task for S t a t e m e n t s Based on Statistics Johnson Denies Code In dustries Slackened Wal lace in It Too WASHINGTON Oct spirited defense was made todiy by Administ ration spokesmen against a charge by the Federal Reserve Board that the application oi codes and processing taxes had retarded in dustrial activity pie dispute was a fight between the On ouc sile wcr Borough Officials Probe Statement The Delaware county liquor nnd Bruit conspiracy trial hrtd oflUUU repercussions in Swarthmore last niRht Two Swarthmore policemen unmeet by D Hnrvcy Sykes gov ernment witness as having exacted tribute of one suck of liquor ouch from a nun truck they Intercepted were called the cnrpet by the bwarlhmore Borough Council Jn special executive sessions After the hours session Leonard C Ashton president of the council said that the patrolmen John isatemun nnd A C Manilla hud been asked to explain what if nnv part they hud in the proceedings iiMd announced lint nn official in vestigation has been started m e wcr officials of lie Treasury and Federal Reserve On the other were chieftains of the recovery and agricultural pro grams Their official st at emeus scarcely reflected the controversy be hind the scenes The prospect President Roosevelt might be asked was not STALEMATE SEEN ON BRITISH DEBT Negotiations K e p o r t c d Bogged With Nothing Concrete Proposed fareched FEDERAL JUDGE WELSH ISSUES TIMELY WARNING Promises Swift Justice for Anyone Who Tries to In timidate Witnesses Statement Is Made in Con nection With ailing Negro for Perjury During one of most lumulluous scenes ever wilnsMl in a courtroom federal Judge Grore A welsh yes lerdny issued a swvpinR warning in the rum conspiracy msc that swift justice will bo meted out to anyone who doves attempt to intimidate rv witness or attempt to reach any of the jurors The warnliiK cume before he sen tenced Roy Benslon Negro or Sluuon Hill to a year nnd a day at tho fed eral penitentiary nt Uwisbwi Pa Bcnston pleaded ijullty to perjury nd said Louis Abrams of Duvby a de irletchcd i Oct At Recovery Administrator Hugh S Negotiations for the settlement Paid him to 1rcp his Johnson asserted the industrial sitjGlcal Britains debt to oul f the case Umstcni was pfctuTccTfn Sfat hixVe C11kd to Ulc slruul weeks aeu ment Tlcl not collapsed entirely Secretary of Agriculture Wallace ino ccatllock hns been PRICE TWO CENTS EGROiiLED FOR PERJURY IN LIQUOinRIAL Roy Benston Sharon Hill Pleads Guilty to Accepting to Omit Name of Another in Testimony Had Lapse of Memory on btand Forgetting What He Had Told Government Agents Involves Darby Bootlegger Chester Lawyers Name Mentioned But He is Afterward Vindicated Sykes Still on Stand at Court Opening Today the 23rd of the Case in Which This County Figures re aace countered the bonrdr charge by tle British have thus far been unable tries Ule imiusIto anythingsufficiently at Offlclals of the reserve board stood i tlacttvc President Roosevelt to firm They pointed out their statetpass aIollB lo which has thc merit was based on research and sta flnal vtlcc m the matter i ICr 1 THni i in i U S RAISES ITS GOLDPRICETODAY ci T i w are tne yearly c OCtS Its Rate for administrative expenses uiuuaiu ana wal MIUI win mi ior J T 4i j dvn r S pcr year Printing oface was the statement that the dej mc wltni11 a fortnight to report lo Mined Metal at lfic3 expenses and one cline had been marked in those in llls Frederick has Whv JJ Lwhich processing i ccu ln Washington almost a month ive become effective K Rowley British treasury tistics Their weekly bulletin came there had been out last night a feline in What aroused Johnson and Wal Conscquently it is expected that iclilnl beC I SU Flcderick LeithUoss chief of the nriflch 1nKI mission will sail for Englands Is Lower WASHINGTON The Government i price on newlv consent to any collective bar ni gaming collective oar to 53182 an ounce from The situation as developed so The price was nn in the strike of Ford employes at I 6 CCntS Edgewater N J and Chester Pa i u c i IW Q why is more money needed this year than last year A On account of advancing cost Oct today raised its Q Is any discrimination made by American gold Participating charitable orcaniza irmn Qf rrlce Ql sccl g axe and codes have become effective re cently VJ i M y expert holding irregular meetings with treasury officials At one of Rejoinders came quickly Thev JY trensury officials A mixed denial with explanation j L wse meetings Sir Ronald on telephoned E A Golden 1 Blllisl1 ambassador is Jijjuncu editor of the Bulletin Sham llttle gone to sleel3 whlch is illtor nrol pH oe nil ni were exchanged Then the NR d5 directs the Welfare Federa duced As the strike dragged on the ground out a statement an tin o trcueiut Johnson contended A Fiftynine directors chosen from has been opera ting and in Continued an Last Page 1 CHRISTMAS MAIL WARNING ISSUED today The London price today was 129 shillings 8 pence off 1 shilling 6 exchange rate on the pound this was equivalent to E3047 ounce Continued on Last upon thc nature of thc proposals No definite concrete proposition has been advanced by lhe British to rililiule authority The to Jt Continued onlast Page j STOCK PRICES an LONDON Oct London reduced its gold rate sharply today icuutcu iu goia rate sharply today Postmaster John K Hagerty yes President Roosevelts pro rday warned that Christmas letters increases and at the nnd packages mailed to foreign coun tries must not carry stickers or seals on the address side of their covers The stickers may be affixed to the back of the articles but if found on the address side the package or let ters will be returned to the sender Articles bearing on the address side imprints of stamps which confused with postage paid Jnpu0 sions also will b refused in the for eign mails a of the foreign exchange market the Lonoon open market price was SSO1 a fine ounce This was based on todays London OPPORTUNITY TO EXAMINE BOOKS At a conference held betweenWalter H Craig director of the Department of Parks and Prop erty and William F Delehanty sec retary of the Delaware County AGAIN gold rate of 129 shillings eight pence i hea at the closin uotatio 116 HEW YORK Oct market prices were irregular at the yesteraay opening today with trading quiet Opening transactions failed to show any reaction to thc peculiar situation in the pncs of gold where the London vjuuuij rate was reduced 1 shilling 6 nrnrr Chamber of Commerce arrangements while the United States rate EiUied fi were completed for the use of police lea 10 approximately ten cents on the dollar and spread over a period of years but even this was not put I into concrete form Under Secretary of the Treasury Dean Acheson indi cated this was totally unacceptable Continued on Last Page nt the closing Quotation of the nound I Ule giving the public an sterling S471U j opportunity to examine the tax as1w It was belnw hp nf sessment books I tr he headquarters on Fourth street for uouar wouta De worth ceiebra of giving the public an 6496 cents The dollar was a little it he Fa trt rvairnno iVin ni i Wnnlrpr in 1 HOME FASCISTS CEIEBHATE ROME Oct celebrated triumphantly today the eleventh anniversary of its march on Rome and the beginning of the twelfth year of the Fascist era The iigniu me JTCUI ui me rascisc era Tiie m lhe wlcmn in calendar It wns marked below the price of in rading Cotton opened with a show of aiut 1 v tin jji itt til t bo SJlfO set for yesterday at nc ys sct aslde for the examii nun a snow oi ires I ton and was a reduction of I shilling i of books has been desigj strength Octobr 1934 deliveries forsix or 3534 cents from vesi Hs November 2 and showing a fjain of fiO cents n bale tprrtmro Tnnrinn Fridav NnvpmVtpv MIJ i iij IlililrvCCl foreign exchanec iodny by manifestations throughout the countrv today Judge Welsh his face chalk white pointing to an American flag at his side said Lew Abrams is a defendant In this cnse and I will dcnl with that situa tion probably later but I want lo say that I consider what has been clone in this case ns one of thc greatest menaces thnt can confront a free people If this Is to go unpunished then Justice censes and anarchy reigns nnd I want to serve notice oil all persons concerned in this eas that this cnse must be tried ns ii progresses in ncconltnce with law inul rnd nny In the future to intimidate a witness or nUemnt to subornate perjury n witness to commit perjury or an attempt to in way commit the crime of em bracery which has to do with inler criug wjlh thc jurorsnnd there has uecn some rumors of am po ng to speak it out frankly if thatIs brought to my Grand Jury is In session and I am going to lay every net before nm go ing to direct the district attorney to no it and the punishment upon con viction will be the maximum Now I want thnt distinctly understood I am looking at men here that I Testimony the Delaware county I liior conspiracy rial look u suildon urn today when tho governments slnr wltnesK exCoast able D Iar vcy Sykes now serving a prison term j for extortion told biziurc story of The court permitted John Scott of defense council to examine Sykes regarding the and Sykes denied he had seen book since March 1931 when he went to jail He said It was hanging on n n ve seen I10W facc to r prob ui i c or pro ably twentyfive days Some of them I know their family troubles because Continued on Last PAINLEVES JJONniTION WORSE PARIS Oct con dition of Paul Painlevc French srrmn took a decided turn for thc e today Three noted physicians were culled In by the 70yearold ex Pnme Ministers anxious famllv DEMOCRATIC RALLY The Democratic voters of this city will hold a mass meeting in Odd Fel lows Temple Eighth and Sproul streets Friday evening November 3 Speakers will Include Warren Van Dyke chairman of the Democratic btate Committee and collector of the port of Philadelphia Professor Karl Agan of the faculty of Pennsylvania Military College James L Rankin attorney John J Stetser and John J Buckley Jr candidates for citv council terdays London rate The dollar was steady in foreign exchange trading The pound opened at receded at u a m CLondon lime to 546815 recovered to S4 70 at noon and closed at 1 p m at Yesterday it opened at S4741 and closed at S471 The French franc opened at 81 316 and closed at 81532 to the pound ae sexpece On the Etocexchange Jossesand that a large number of attorneys j Sams were about divided and most i wer realtors owners i nuiiiuLi ui attorneys n nuoui divided and most rs business men and property ivvcre fractional American Telephone rs will avail themselves of the was lower at 11G American Can to examine the books for alred s to 91U U S Steel was off il i f B QT XO Si j the purpose of informing themselves with reference to the assessment made on their property Tables for the books and every con venience and comfort for all con cerned will be provided Special 7 4 i YVua 5 at 39i while some of the mininn Unchanged from The easiness in U S Steel could be attributed to rejection of steel company bids by Coordinator East nn f1 vtnuru ue provided special uy East PRINCIPALS will be provided to make Companies had the room on the second floor as light 5J77a but Eastman announced tine government would loan at S35 niu IUUIIL ui GIVE TIMELY jt js probabjc uat he two days William TT n Ulehe Steel also ost of a Republic Steel was un HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press I School streets in behalf of ForgetMeNot dr 19 Disabled War AT LAUREL Argo I be the only opportunity for exami pnncipal of the nation of the assessment books prior v yesterday to j o the notice of appeal Appeals will Distillers was unchanged Junior High j be heard on assssments in council AS Industrial Alcohol and Upland chamber Citv Hall Monday Dccemi Commercial Alcohol pained the 1 ber 4 and Wednesday December 6 Pomtwnile Schcnley Distillers Colonel Mr Craig announced special arj ter No rangemems for the convenience of i Veterans of j the members of the County Board of i S MISHAP inrf i ment hearings and Potter streets by Addison H TTr P STATE PREPARES Thomas Stranahan 48 of Cum assess mipuw avenue Jersey Citv N J wis treated at the Chester Haspitai night for a lacerated face an Trick Fox Weather clear rack fast SUSPICION IS CHARGE concluded TO PAVE STREETS Notices are being sent to the pub he service companies and owners of AT LATOMA Forlorn Volwood Luna Lady Bimini Avail Seymour Booker Score Dplelte Crude Laura Kiev Marmint Queen Germainc on beinS driven West Fifth street by William 11 v v ii sivfjnuc fliid the blirife Chester river near i He was arrested at Sixth within a period of 30 Roser of 1106 Kerlin street According to the police report i Stranahan was standing leaning against a telephone pole at Fifth and Market place and by Rowr him seated in an found Should this work not be complcted 7 ti4c at oCCOnd inn trifh ir Slarsrartt Buzzy Boo Pet streets and had cautioned him surfncin t he ronfus Koxie not to drivp if ac ho i j L i t110 i uuity 1300 ontcm Ha naa cautioned him ronfus Koxic Wcitlcl Busy drive it as he had been drink ft tcr Through Omond mivif lone St Nazairc Single Stripe TheMongol El Puma j End Dustina Nell Kuhi1 man Safe and Sound Walter B I Yankee Waters Shuffle Off At Top Friend Charier Water Lad hP TO BEGIN REPAIR WORK Announcement was made yesterday afternoon at the office of the City Highway Department that a force of workmen employed by the State u i JJBhway Department would bcsin has been finished the work of patching holes in its net up for a period of work of highways in this citv Monday re GIRL ATTACKER URGESUPPORT IS SENTENCED OF AMENDMENT ARE CONFIDENT LAST MINUTE H GRAND JURY INDICTS ABRAMS A special Federal Grand Jury today indicted Louis Abrams a Darby bootlegger and a defendant in the Dela ware county liquor conspiracy trial on charges of obstruct ing justice and tampering a witness When the Court recessed at 12 oclock he petit jury was dismissed and the June Grand Jury was brought in and returned three indictments against Abrams The in dictments charged him with perjury obstruction of justice and influencing a juror Assistant United Stales District Attorney Michael Stoney asked that bail be set at on each indictmenl making a total of This was agreed to by the Court A bench warrant was issued for Abrams 4left o tctcnttiints on M Uli Continuing his testimony on the witness stand for the fourth day Sykes said the unidentified vagrant had been hiuiRlng still owned by Hen Citrrafa a defendant ncir noekdalc always had his lieiul Jn the mush Sykes explained We couldnt get rid of him So one day we tied his hands nnd feet with wire and threiv him In a comer lnter he was found dead We wanted to bury him Ciirrafa told me It cost him n lot of money to get this cnse fixed Sykes said Judge Welsh ordered stricken from Uio record Sykes reference to thc killing which he charged had also been fixed The exconstable said an attache of the Federal prohibition otnces here wns paid ouch for tips about speakeasies and stills against which complaints had been made to gov ernment authorities He said lhe protection fund in the Eighth ward uhcrc Eugene F White chief clerk in the State House of Representatives nt Harrisburu was leader was used for this purpose Pressed by Chet A Kcycs special United Slates attorney Koneral as to the identification of lhe recipient Sykei said I think it was Larry Connor a former chief deputy marshal1 It was when referring to various stills In this city and county thnt Sykes injected the name of Law rence Connor The witness said Connor was In position to set advance information about Federal raids nnd that he wns a pretty good fixer Keyes asketl What do you mean he wns in position to get udviuice information on Federal raids and Sykes replied John Trofio showed mc a letter thai had been sent to the Prohibition Department complaining about a still or moonshine plant located in he 100 block Norns street He tolrl me the letter had to be in the files of the Prohibition Depart ment the next morning Sykes said the letter hrvd been re ceived by Larry Connor who was paid S25 a tip Keves asked Who paid the money and where did Jt come from this question Sykes replied The Eighth Ward Protection Fund Then Keyrs nsked who was get ting the information out of the Pro hibition Department to which Svkcs rcpled r think he told me It was Chris Nacrcllis daughter who was employed in the marshals office Records in the marshals office showed that Alice Nacrelll thc girl rcfcirccl to by Sykes started to work for the Government in July 1930 Connor wns dropped as a bcptilv United States Marshal in 1928 The Prohibition Department is located in the Gimbel Building and the Urrttcd j exhibit which consists of three of these receipts I rt J nil It said at LewLsbunr called to the w u ness stand on Saturday October 14 a uovcrnmcnt witness but had ngents mnvyn K Turk local attorney wlm s a member of the defense Trrny of B tft cnt M thc who took mc rap only Lawyer Turk told vc mo a fo name Thats why after his plea as tha where Benston was this st T t ft true that after deputy u S Marshals took you in custody I ap proached you and asked you n Yes sir replied Benston At this point special prosecutor U S Attorney AKoycs declared that a white man of inlclliScncn Rave this iJooiNegro man the money that vciilly started this ball ro B ami the white man I think is the Ona who should be ordered l The Court declared that he would ate care of that matter later and it vviw rumored in court today that Abrams and others may be indicted by the June Grand Jury which i tm In session s passing sentence on Benston Judge George A Welsh who thc case of the county de denounced the bribery of us an act that strikes at very foundation of free govern t He further stated that he to warn everyone that the against the local defendants Continued on Last Page Irene T Weather cloudy track fast FINANCIAL ADVICE TO NERVE DOCTORS To save time a New Ene land Home for wealthy ncii rotics charges SI a minute for arguing with its doctors Bart medicine Doctors should argument Casual mention of say the Gold Standard or new Bank Law would make any patient with nerves nerve and money enough to worry about it worth at least a week to the in narve or argument this classified ad from the Chester Times rented this property NEAR SUN rooms private bath lifflt Inimdrj prfntc stor astc in basement J A Crorer Building Phone Ches t cr Second Ward Resident to Proposed Bond See Court Cases RESERVES U S REJECTS ALL ITS DECISION STEEL RAIL BIDS for An overabundance i Members of the alumni of the Uni ber 7 Workers Active J V r lllOCK jEdgmont avenue was sentenced to i serve from ttxn nnH i years Judge templing to attack A I girl Records from the Chester Pertainingto Transportation Chief Says Motion Picture Machine There Is Evidence of Operators Dispute I Collusion on Price S300 has been I WASHINTON Oct Fed re county arc of observers becoiws proiiounccd isct for to Chester Coordinator of Transportation t v o T1 lherc bo Another Republican No 516 International Alliance of i M stnan lodav ejected bids for more fo abond Vffi office is to the relief of the cleancut between Republican and fiscournge nnv members from tracks of thc nations railroads i it j i a letter addressed to W A Irvin Douehertv in the anny Atemuers of the aiumn jof the city in th i f fecof las 1 ru ilcjday when Daniel Black i oicniii7ii c f of becomes more pronounced sct for adnlMiO to Chester Local cral Coordinator of Transportation Dougherty 29 of Mnn It of State Con that there will bo aiiothrr Renihiimn No 516 i EaMmnn k stitutional Amendment No R which victory on Novcmbci The Emitted y Philip will and cduca publican arc men of L TraiJicr present of the local wine acquaintance headed bv Gen DC stiomittcd rvn crimes ranging from ln vanous dlstlicts of the county to to highway robbery and ran g g aj with civic and welfare A lv 11U rape I organizations for approval of thc tVr 03 rt ouiu iui XlKl bllSl ness man makes him outstanding in the public eye Enviable records for efficient ad The owners of two movies one in this city and one in Marcus Hook I were heard in their equity suits ask 1 ing that picketing and similar ac Thc fight is being led by Joseph and T Labninlof Bywood Heights who Doc and a White Doc has oiiowing as chair District Attorney C WiHKm tlleir f wmiam Kiaft live districts Dr Charles H Schoff Continued on Last Pay c Continued on Last Page rector of thePoor Clifford H Peoples who are seeking second terms under the Republican banner There is a feeling that there must be much stronger arguements advanced than owner of the Lyric i thc 2700 block West Third j city said that his machine operator Richard Edge would not be j taken into the union The same testimony was given by Morris K Spielman who operates a theatre at Tenth and Church streets Marcus Continued on Last Page I Continued on Last Page Steel Company and Arthur Rocdcr receiver of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company Eastman said the i price of a gross ton bore unt 1 mistakable evidence of prior tation and collusion and absence of j competition I Eastman had requested steel com panies to submit bids for 844525 tons i of rails and 2S5221 tons of fastenings j The purchase of the rails was to have l been financed with public works funds I and was designed to stimulate busi ness and employment The railroads Continued on Last Page lins been using it to identify names and addresses he Inserted GIVEN DIPLOMAS Class of Graduates Is Ad dressed by Hon Grovcr C Talbot G rover C Talbot speaker of the Hotise of Representatives of the State LcKJSlaturr was the Rucst speaker at the commencement exercises of the 1033 class of nurses hf tlin J Lewis Hospital Training school which were hclrt last evening in thc chape of the Crozcr Theological Seminary in thc presence of an audi ence which flllctl the auditorium to capacity The speaker reminded the class members seated at the side of th commencement platform which was attractively decorated with palms and verdant ferns that they had reached the second great epoch in their lives the first being the completion of their high school training You have chosen your profession he said a nifncult one but one of true service in fact a noble profession Mr Tnlbot reminded the nurses that they were of a class of profes sionals who had reached into all COLDER TOD AY Partly cloudy and colder is tha prediction in Eastern Pennsylvania DelWare ar3 Manland cloudy lhe highest temperature here ves rday was 62 degrees at 330 pm the lowest was at 1 a m The average of 52 was two degrees below normal for the date and eight de I pees below the average October 27 last year Maximum temperature fo the date is 75 established in 1920 and minimum 35 in 1903 Sunrise today was at 626 a nv and sunset will be at 504 p m East i ern Standard Time U S TREASURY BALANCE 28C Treasury balance as of October iS0511869209l internal revenue I S312526660 customs rccetots 27 278 31601 The Weather WASHINGTON Oct 28WeathcP Partly cloudy and slighdjcolder to nighl Sunday partly cloudy Western Pennsylvania Partlr cloudy tonight Sunday cloudy anil warmer probably follovrcd by rain j TODAYS TEMPERATURES S a m Continued on Paje Eight 8 a m 3 a ni 51 10 a m 52 11 a m 50 Noon 53 54 5t 54 ;