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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 30, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania NOT TO ONE BUT ALL 58TH 17736 REPORT RAMSEY aUBPENAED FOR U SGRAND JURY Former Mayor of Chester to Appear Wednes day According to Philadelphia Advices and Also Stand in Conspiracy Trial as Government Witness With All Latest and News of the Day CHESTER PA MONDAY OCTOBER 30 in Sykes Resumes Stand Today the Sixth Day i That Capacity and Ends Direct Examina tion Late This Morning After Involving Many of the Defendants Seventyfive residents of this county all of whom are defendants in U S District Court Philadelphia charged with an alleged conspiracy to violate the national prohibition laws today returned to court the twentyfourth day of the trial to listen to further testimony of p Har vey Sykes a former constable of the Fourth ward this city who has been on the stand since last Tuesday and whose direct examination ended at a m today Rumors were afloat this morning to the effect that former Mayor William T Ramsey serving a term in Graters ford penitentiary has been subpe naed to testify before the June grand jury now in session on Wednesday He may aLso be called to testify in the trial The papers for the subpena were prepared yesterday and it is the gen eral consensus of opinion that his ap pearance before the grand jurv is an attempt at bringing such testimony about Ramsey is already under federal in dictment in the Middle District and has pleaded nolo contenders no de Chief of Police John Vance is also a defendant in this case and he pleaded no defense at Scranton Chief Vance before his plea at clty Scranton was called to testify in Sykes Admits Making 000 In Graft Money D Harvey Sykes told Federal Judge George A Welsh in Federal Court in Philadelphia today that he made more than 5100000 ou the side while serving as a Ches ter constable from 1922 to 1933 Judge Welsh asked the lankv grayhaired constable if he had any idea of the total amount of money he had made personally from protecting liquor dealers I dont know exactly Sykes said but I should say it averaged a week fro a week from 1922 to 1933 more than isnt Jt Judge Welsh asked but I dont have any of it now I squandered a lot of it and loaned a lot of it to fellows who were down and out and now that is where I am too Sykes is serving a sixyear prison sentence on charges of extortion AND POLICE CLASH IN PALESTINE PRICK TWO CENTS Vl tne rlvcr i this I Scene of wild riotmer pictured here which occurred on at Ihrsc cities causing 13 deaths and scores of outbreak To date the trial has been marked James T Ford exconvict and au thor who has been named head of the Scranton conspiracy indictment may be called to testify this week He ir some of the defendants for tampering with witnesses the sentencing of a government witness for perjury and arguments bordering on fist fights between defense counsel and arriving in Philadelphia last Tuesday wit looked over several boats Accom panied by Mrs Keyes he later made HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY By United Press AT LATONIA On Ilasly Fire Best Mad Eloise Marie Kissie Lady Rene Donna Bcttina Fretful My Blaze AVcstys Rose Earl Baker Tamerlane Bill Lutz Parade Stepe Blithe Lusty Pal Tobn Jayvec Spring Station Brilliant Rose Lady Hockbergrer Foxy Agincourt N c 11 Kuhlman Cathop Slapstick At Top Girl Double Shuffle Migcsh Baggage IHiss June Bour bon Siziling Agatha the Bijra Tnist Fcdcr Parley Jodie K Baritone Billy Champ Clownish Scths Ballot Tommy Maidens Choice Fowl Ballyhoo Kadiak Lord Dean Roxie Wei del Brinir Back I Pass Ueather cloudy track fast AT SPORTSMANS PARK Tobin Golden Slorm Wanderoo Glove Bad Axe Wise Eddie Aliens Good and Hot Sons Gold Reaper Polvos Pride Black Peter Donacarc Mt Hood 3Limbus Hazel Hopps Dody Coun sellor Billy Sun Worship Over shady Wnoslcr Sauce Alpcrs Playlex Keaton Broom shot Very Well Princess Black L Bounding Deep H SKcik Miss Cbilla Jack Collins Scrfft Hill Crowned Head Belle Weidcl Flying Flynn Beauty Secret Lad Highest Point Bob Sporting Lady Who Win Dispatcher Alma S Jack Biencr AT LAUREL Anne Queen Lavisby Count Play Tost Brigade Good hcnsc Fir KafTa Muskoday Weather clear rack fast Welsh and hv to Prolest Jewish immigration and by Britishtrained iiollcc RED RECOGNITION WINS 2UN POLL American Foundation Re veals 718 Newspapers in Favor and 306 Against NEW prosecuted by Chet A Keves al YORK Oct better Mii4 1V11U otoone majority in favor recalled from private practice in i of recognition was shown Mo ths case today in the results of a poll of of U S American daily newspapers conducted by the Committee on Russian American Relations of the Ameri can Foundation The name of Mas BQOBOO Hoff th other ln was brought into raid upon a numbers game head D M dirt iivo wao Ui U UK fit lilLO the case today when Sykes resumed I Tne Question was flatly putDo IfaVrf The former constable faror or recognition of started his testimony by describing a In a footnots the ques rturt b a tionnaire set forth Recognition is here undsrstood to mean the immediate establishment of diplomatic relations with ZTCS ment to entsr upon subsequent0 ns gotiations for the adjustment of all outstanding claims and other mat ters now in dispute Replies were received from 1139 newspapers A total of 718 news papers favored recognition on these tjrms 29 more favored but with Opposing recognition stand or w seven but Visitors Solicited Welfare Funds for Religious Group Downtown shoppers on Saturday were puzzled by the appearance ncvaral young women wearing bands across their coats with the inscription Welfare An official of the Welfare Federation of Chester and Vicinity interro gated one of the women and re ceived the information that the funds being collected by them were for an outoftown religious or ganization The woman also stated she has received no permission from the City Hall to ask for sub scriptions BOATS COLLIDE ONE GOES DOWN Alleged Rum Runner Sinks Off Black Point Conn Patrol Craft Damaged NEW LONDON Conn Oct allegedly a rum runner was sunk and coast gunrd patrol boat No 403 badly damaged MASTER RETAIL CODE OF THE NRA NOW IN EFFECT Sets Amount Merchants Must Charge Above Cost in All Goods Prices Revolutionizes Advertising U S Sets Gold at WASHINGTON Oct The government today raised Us price on newlymined American 5110 n ounco ram the level of Saturday The price was nn overnight advance of 14 crnts an ounce Todays WttsliliiRton price wns 55 cents above the world price sot in London on the basis of the enrly low for the pound WASHINGTON Oct As the mnstcr code for the retail TT O irade went into cflrci throughout he I S niition today the rolnll rode author lly headed by Recovery Aclmlnls trator Hugh S Johnson set to work detcrmlning the aimmH that mer chants must set above cost in nil fu ture prices of goads In addition the mithodly outlined sevcrnl rulings drslpned to forestall misuiulprstantling about salient fea tures of the code The codos chief feature the bnii on loss lender sulcs both in the general merchandise and retail dniB Irndcs is expected to revolutionize modern sales nnd advertising prnc GOLD PURCHASES ABROAD PLAN OF scvclt Confers With Advisers as Domestic Idea Fails An International Cur rency Predicted by Brit ain France Watches Oct 30UP the Every deparincn store advertisep c 30 ment appearing in newspapers today Plcskipnt Roosevcll turned to should be mlmi nny iiieaiilion of beI of foreign gold todny to low cost bingains and the more usual 1 renlliw his determination to rake sort of underselling clnims us these i commodity prices U not one wnv in are strictly forbidden in the cuclp another Johnson nnd other members of the His policy was to boost commodities code authority will announce thnt a rising the price of gold through mark up of 10 per cent on thi Inforced depreciation of the dollar In voice cost of every article will be reworld markets quired to prevent unfair price comThe same objective was sought last petition nnd disastrous price wars WRck b purchases nt n prcmluin oC within the J newlymined domestic gold Other interpretations of the code Tru for world operations were i raised the possibility of a spectacular It applies to nil stores not game In which the marily engaged in selling food milk would be the almost linmcasur anrt tobacco or operating under resources of the parllclnatlne n f r urt 1 l e arfile codes It dors not apply o well segre gated divisions of department stores such as restaurants lunch fountains and barber shops Retailers In towns of 2500 or less shall not make unwarranted reduc tions in the number of their employes in order to obtain benefit of the pro visions exempting from all provisions of the code employers in Ihese towns of five persons or less The exemption does not npplv to lindens The Presidents program amplify 1111 his declaration n week itgo for n managed currency bnsecl on a dollar of imchaiiKing purchnslng power was announced last night Mr Roosevelt apparently was un satisfied with the extent of the effect of his domestic gold buying proRram which wns InniiBiirnled last week and the price of gold ran up from to nn ounce This failed appreciably to depreciate the dollar retailers in towns of 2500 or less 01 ralsc commodities nnd the cxecu within the trading nrcn of larger cities as this area wns defined by the 1930 census Complaints by nuy merchant are to be filed at the nearest district office of the Department of Commerce psnalng the setting up of regional ConUnued nn Page Ten PLANTS IN DETROIT DETROIT Oct iTJP A crowd of 1000 men stormed through the Detroit industrial district tpday raiding tool and rile plants Police patiol boat wns pursuing a sec1 said the crowd was composed of aci in n t rt I j ond rum runner tators and striking employes a quarters in the 1200 block this cUv He invited District Attorney Mai Carter to come down to the pJace to 7 but the official Sykes said was too busy ana MacCarter told all the evidence Whlch Sykes saidhe his pocket csived a call NOV 13 SET FOH the One member of the Frances crew The rioters raided the plant of me Oharlcs Foster was c r i t i c a 11 y Kcostlin Tool and Die Corporation wounded in heavy firing that folan Humboldt avenue first and shal lowed the collision tered plant windows with stones SESSION 5 Pinchot Makes Known That Date Has Been Selected by Him jv ILUVJOQ Wllll OLfllLrt inc collision came without warni While police were rushing to the Henry Coyle of the Kopsllin plant the men moving rapidly in automobiles went to a tool shop on Iron nnd Wight street nnd hurled missies at the plant win dows coast guard base said Tho Prances rammed 404 on the starbard side plowing deeply into the hull and leaving her in n badly damaged condition said Coyle iT15cnst Suard officers boarded sign live summoned his advisers after lengthy conference It was announced briefly but significantly The subject under discussion was the Immediate setting up of machin ery under which the Rovcnunent through the Reconstruction Finance Continued on PaRC Ten 3POINT PliJGGRAM ASKED BY STRIKERS DES MOINES la Oct A throepoint immediate program tar agricultural national recovery and state cmbnrpoes onexports of all farm produce were asked by the National Farmers Holiday Associn tion today at a conference of 10 mid western governors and a representa tive of the agricultural administra tion Wielding the club of a farm strike now 10 days old the holiday asso elation through its president Milo Reno asked for a national mora torium on evictions and farm forn closures a peg for farm prices at eciarea he received a call took from John J McClure concerning the ated an inconclusive boat Meanwhile coast guard patrol boat Oct carnc the scene and as the port the Frances trimotor suddenly started One alleged striker was reported Productions cast levels and irrime dlate currency inflation FILES COMPLAINT ownPARTLY CLOUDY Continued on Page Eleven FORSEADROMES Appeal Made to Govern ment for Sea Landings to Be Built Here HARRISBURG Governor Gifford Pinchot made it known today that November 13 has to puU selected as the date SLIGHTLY WARMER Partly cloudy and slightly warmer the forecast for today in Eastern I2U L I jt wwi tj 41 TO iViit took no stand 101 convening the Pennsylvania Gen returned from the Frances Fos morrow Tho cammittees purpose in BSSCmbly into extraordinary scs ter according to Coyle was wounded The simplified questionnaire was stated he over lie stee Tf will be the third special convo Patcs of the stricken rum Continued on Page Ten ZIGZAG DRIVER cation during Governor Michael Wolk of 116 Wilson street reported to police last night that an automobile owned by him was dam aged at Third nnd Kerlin streets by a car operated by JohnC Jenkins of 212 Bailey street Camdcn N j Wolk srvicl both cars traveling cast on tut NHnway and he came temperature here yesto a stop Jenkins he said crashed CAMPAIGN FOR GETS UNDERWAY HERE Welfare Federation Seeks Subscriptions to Aid Thirteen Units Teams Start Out on Inten sive Work of Reaching All Classes President Asks Support for Welfare Units I nsk every cilbcn to give his or her support to the community ehrsts and to other organizations Unit raise funds for the regular welfare which ex press the instincts of charily of Immunity and of nclgliborllness they are rm essential to the whole American scheme of life Their mennfiiK Is expressed In the nnme Hie mobilisation for human needspresident Roosevelt speech of October 15 1033 The campaign Of the Wel fare Federation of Chester and vicinity gets under wny today a luncheon meeting at the Chester Club being the opening gun The officials nnd volunteers arc hopeful of securing the sum lu two weeks for the thirteen affiliated units Teams have been organized tha captains have laid their plans care fully mid with a fine spirit of coop erntion evident those in chtirge of tha campaign are highly optimistic As hns been stated many times before the federation ciimc into bplntf nfter the World War when locnl civic leaden decided thut a sue cession of individual drives for vari pus charities ami socinl agencies wero harmful to each other and likewise were an nnnoynncc to the generous citizens who were called upon to sup port each drive With one subscription to the fed eration local charity work is cared for nnd In most industries and other organizations the subscriptions ara payable on nn Inslnlmenl basis S Lloyd Irving is chairman of tha campaign nnd Mrs William Ward Jr is chairman of the womens team Teams nnd their captains are as fol lows Mrs Joseph M Young Mens ciirisuan Association Mrs Harry B Townsend Chester day Nursery Joseph Hulme Chester HospitalMrs Barclay Powell child Health Centers Mrs E W Blng Union Benevolent Society Mrs Oscar Stevenson Tha Delaware County Childrcns Aid So Conttnuecl on Page Eight rent administration It had bsen ex lhis datc had TTIT upun out jormal official i to the bass here Foster was sent to mum 33 in 1925 tiliLU FOR COURT i did not come until toI hospital in a critical condition Sunrise today was at 628 a m I I eajilr nr i ilj Gilbert H Folev j Seraal sacks of alleged liquor were the Public Works Te Governor said he has reached i takcn the Frances I L lit nit 111 I wrdny was 58 degrees at 4 p m and 1 into the rear of his machine ship the lowest was 37 at a m the MEDIATION IN THE FORD TILT FAILS average of 48 being five degrees be of three other jlow normal The maximum for th 01 tne crew who were taken date was 79 in 1918 nnd the mim1 to HiwaTrJcpIrTment at harass en and sunset will be nt p m East ern Standard Tithe CAR PASSENGER HURT Officerr Dock nent marine engineers told the the proposal was feasible big hfm underjthe Miss Betty Gay 22 of C03 East Seventh street this city was treated and 10 at which at Taylor Hospital Ridley Park vcs on thirteen terday for contusions of hor left totalint hiffh and shock injuries received automobile struck the parked 180 and 542 in this city which she was seated at f 4 itL miles on Chester pike and Winona avenue and apparatus of the Good Company No 2 floating field and president of company seeking the loan fro ngutehed studied The alarm to rars g JOCKEYS AUTO IN REPRESENTATIVE UNUSUAL CRASH TURNERS VIEWS I Norwood Radio Fan d been V a fire in tne rafters While Awaiting Patrol carefully by marine expert and W3S Sent by members of fa to be entirely feasihft found thK famlly who discovered entirely The dromes are to be V S TREASURY BALANCE Oct UP The Treasury net balance for Oclo OUTLINES FIGHT TO KEEP PENNA DRY An intensive flehl during the last week before election was started to day by the AntiSaloon League of Pennsylvania in the hope of pre venting the States adoption of tha repeal amendment The Rev Dr Homer W Tope state superintendent of tha league outlined In Philadelphia a sixpoint program which will form the basis of the dry battle He summarized it as follows An Increasing drive to retain tha Eighteenth Amendment a campaign to retain or regain stale nnd local prohibition laws campaigns for nom ination and election of executives I and enforcement officers to enforce j whatever prohibitory laws now exist I or may be adopted in villages cities states or the nation a drive to Ret as many voters out as possible re ncwal of the campaign of education on evils of drink a nationwide youth movement for total abstinence and prohibition Conciliators Report the Company in Chester Has Simply Met Men WASHINGTON Oct The National Labor Board announced today that officials of Ford assembly plants in Edgcwatcr N J and Ches ter Pa have not done more than meet with striking workers To date the board hns received no information indicating the Port of ficials had indulged in anv collec be anchored at I that mans Quiz Urges Voters to Bond Issue at ComingElection bor 27 was S92647239270 Misccl lvc bargaining with the strikers it lancous internal revenue receipts for as iaicl the day were S263826620 Customs Tllc mediators the board had receipts for the month through Octo bcr Ralph Mamcino 17 of 600 West Second street this city wns removed WHAT WILL HE DO IF THE GLAND STAYS IN Already 7 ft Iiinch tall and still growing at rate of a half inch per month is Mo hamed Mustafa 23 now in hospital in Alexandria Egyp Surgeons say phenomenon due to a swollen gland which they plan to cut out Happily growth of the Chester Timw classified ads is not caused by swollen glands nor swelling heads but to usually swell re sults as proved by this on which readily rented apart ments SUN Morton Threc room furnished apartmnt very comrortable home rent reason Shipment of Big Refining Tower Is Accomplished avenue shortly before noon ys day officials of the company and of the local divisicn of the Penrvi vania Railroad supervised thlSm ng of a 290000pound gasoline rTfin mg tower from the yards onto he main line of the Pennsylvania Ran Movement of tho giant tank structure which has an length of 83 feet and a nearly 15 feet marked an epoch in railroad freight traffic history was the largest singlepiece shipment cvcr over a railroad The bulk of the shipment was such that it Hian to comc ovcr and talk to him wns found necessary by railroad ofI s car was in the rear by dent on Plush Mill Hill between mg sM Media and Swarthmore last night at amenamcnt follows pJrnnf0CSTCaTr hiid been stopped by My opinion Has been asked from a Patrolman J j Kup of tho state number of different sources as to the h shway police because his automoadvisibllity of supporting Amendment bile had only one headlight burning No 8 lo the Cons n Pennsv The driver pulled to the side of the vania providing for a bond issue of road and while waiting for the This amendmrnr t Si placed within call when strikers met with the Ford officials have re ported complete failure in their ef forts to settle the strike at the two nssembly plants Gordon Wagcnet mediator as signed to the Edgcwatcr dispute after making his rcpon was assigned to cover a dispute between boot and Continued on TSRC Ten ROOSEVELT ON CODE WASHINGTON Oct INS Executives of the nations principal stee companies gathered with Presi dent Roosevelt today for a show down on the Jncrcasinsly serious sit uation involved in their dispute svilh workers in Hie steel companyowned captive coal mines of Pennsylvania Recovery Administrator Hugh S Johnson wns with the President aa he received the steel men and a bat tery of steel industry attorneys in cluding exGovernor Nathan L Mil ler of New York now counsel for the American Iron and Steel In stitute The steel barons wore called to the White House by President Roose velt after two weeks of negotiations failed to bring peatx between the mine owners and the workers The latter went on strike when the mine owners refused to permit use of the checkoff system and selection of chcckweighmen by the miners BAND SOLOIST DIES ficials to close the ChesterMarcus Hook section of the road to all traffic during tho two hours the tower was eased along on its short journey The shutdown of tho section of the main an automobile driven by Walter H HerknMS of 1917 Camac street Phil adelphia an instructor at the Univer sity of Pennsylvania The automobile driven by Theodore line was made at a time when daily i Was turncd end over end and the schedules were at their lightest freI were pinncd underneath cjuency and was complete in that the electrical current in the over head system was shut off In many places the track clearance with ob jects at the roadside and with on Richard this Drys Hope to Replace 18th Amendment With Another I033he amendment should be adopted by Bishop James Cannon Jr LOS ANGELES Oct The body of Baroness Marie von Ztcbcr 57 once a soloist for Sousas band and of the George M Cohan and Kate Klaxton theatrical troupes today was to be taken to Philadel phia for burial She died from a heart attack The baroness was said by theatrical associates to have popu larized On the Banks of the Wabasri in California 35 years ago Under ordinary circumstances It i national prohibition ct y t1 to become an actuality DC is certainly not good business to pay ccmbcr 6 will find the drys with current expenses by a bond issue The Republican State Organiza tion of which our group In the House is a part has made every possible Tj nucleus of 19 dry states with which tL to begin their campaign to put i dry provision back in the Constitution effort since 1931 to reduce the cost of dav a United Press survey indicated He was taken to Media Hos pital for treatment been measured in inches Not only the moving the tower fw Most of the wet slates are prepared cooperated just as we i will remain dry Idaho Kansas anTsouth Carolina Texas Tennessee Utah West Vir ginia Wyoming North and South The Weather in sary lssue have been news very serious question of fact and not Continued on Page Ten Severs of these states plan rcfer cndums on repeal of state dry law Alabama votes Novemhrr 7 ntHc consumption of strong alcoholics In prospect of rcpca Nebraska We t hotels restaurants or bars prohibi Virginia South Dakota and ing will vote in 1934 a ited That drys hope to replace the Eighteenth Amendment with one even stronger was reaffirmed yesterday at The liquor control plans already Continued on Tage Ten WASHINGTON Oct forecast Eastern Pennsylvania Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday with slowly rising temperature IVcslcrn Pennsylvania Fair to night sliRhtly warmer in east and south portions Tuesday partly cloudy warmer in southeast portion possibly showers alonjr be lakss TODAVS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 14 11 a m50 7 a m 43 Noon 54 8 a m 46 1 p m58 9 a m ir 2 p m62 10 p m 43 ;