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Chester Times (Newspaper) - September 20, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania WE DC OUR PAftT 58TH YEARJtfO 17702 Dally Leased Wire Reports of United Press run JUKI international News service IINS NEW DELAY PLEA AMERICA BRITAIN IN DELAWARE COJFRANCE PONDER CASES IGNOREDJARMAMENT PLAN Judge Refuses Request to Change Trial Date Pend ing Appeal First Two Not Yet Recon ciled to La tiers New Proposals Roll Shows Some Missing Paris Has Scheme of Cut in Liquor Cases When Called to Plead Despite vigorous objections by a battery of prominent defense lasers 93 Delaware countians today were I called to plead in Philadelphia on ting Down by Stages as Chief Feature LONDON Sept cials intimated today that Great Britain and the United States had reached a gentlemans agreement on a program of international sv er indictments charging them with a vision of Jiquor conspiracy ing to reconcile it with the French Federal Judge George A Welsh j presiding in the case waved aside a i intospecial session U barrage of objections filed by William disarmament situation T Connor and other counel for the Tnc informal BritishUnited deiendants and ordered a roll call accord was understood to stipulate Of those mrtiflYri thn anpuitvt of those indicted The roll call disclosed that 18 of the defendants were missing one was dead one was listed as a fugutlve three are serving jail terms and thir teen failed to appear Judge Welsh refused to accept the excuse of Attorney Connor that tome of those absent had worked far into the night counting primary election returns and ordered all defendants to put in appearance within an hour or face bench warrants Judge Welsh refused to delay the trial pending an appeal from his decision last week when he over ruled pleas of abatement made in behalf of Senator McClure and 69 defendants Connor announced he was prepared to offer 57 defense motions to quash the indictments based on 16 points similar to those raised in the abate ment pleas when it was contended the jury had been improperly selected Judge Welsh likewise refused to heed the plea of Attorney John R K Scott that defense counsel be given time to prepare arguments on behalf of its appeal The jurist said he was willing to listen to the arguments all day granUno delays I fully understand the plea Judge CHESTER PA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 20 1933 FINAL JDITJON With All Latest and Best News of the Day REPUBLICAN NOMINEES FOR AND COUNCIL thc following 1 A permanent disarmament com mission shall supervise the faithful execution of the military clauses of existing treaties and conventions I 2 Before a trial period of super vision begins the governments con cerned must promise to disarm to an extent to be specified precisely 3 Such disarmament shall be un dertaken immediately on expiration of the test period providing an ex confirms that all countries fulfilled their obligations satisfac torily After Capt Anthony Edens report to the Cabinet on his informal arms discussion with American and French representatives the govern ment will discuss whether nothing Jirfo ee ivay of shall be undertaken during the trial period mlnf 6xtent of ment after the period expires France that GEORGE II HUNTER City Council PRIMARY LEAVES OLD GUARD SAFE OVER THE STATE Firmly Entrenched After Assaults by Reform Candidates Offyear Battle Simplifies Work for Later Cam paigns Pinchot Loses HARRISBURG Sept bil JVIAJOR GENEIIAL WILLIAM G THICK JR of armaments existing shall apply to i ny ycars todal left war material available in the respeci of KtablisheH political tive countries when supervision starts is the chief feature of the arms plan 1 ftflns provcd fuUle generally presented by France to Greaf RHti except in Philadelphia ANNIE BESANT 86 TAMMANY GETS IS DEAD IN INDIA JOLT INNJ VOTE r Well Known Theosophist Revolt Seen G r o w i n K I V nnrl ATnfn c I n i didatcs wore busv frnm u WALTEH n CHAIO City Council MANY SPIRITED CONTESTS FOR MINOR OFFICES Candidates for Borough and Township Posts Stage Poll Battles Workers Out in Force Dur intr Day Organization Nominees Winners Much of yesterdays election in terest in addition to the contests for the principal county offices centered in fights for Borough and township PRICE TWO CENTS Regular Republican Candidates Win Primary Election Major General William G Price Jr Accorded Big Vote for Shrievalty ited Contests Waged by Representatives of Democrat Factions for Council and School Board Posts Great Interest Marks the Days Balloting in County Districts Where Contests for Bor ough and County Offices Vied With the More Important Row Nominations nominee for the office ofTherirTof Delaware counlv This honor was conferred v Uic Independent and regular orKimha tion adherents at thc polls yesterday when thc opposition candidates rcp rcsciitiiiK two Independent Republi cans were completely routed Ideal weather prevailed flny with the result that tho Iegislered electors trouble rollnlR substantial majority over hls opponents Svlll be op posed in November by W O rirren Irilz Democrat The fight for Director of the Poor resullccl in tle nomination of Kath arine W SpliiBlcr to fill the vacancy vw mi tuu vuctincv ceastoiied bv the resignation of Mrs Mizabelh Chcyncy She was tho choice of the regular Republican electors in the county Kmille B wrncled their way to thepolling MVCIS was endorsed bv many of plaas this condition being more In Ithn welfare organization of tho evidenceIn the county districts where i covmL made a good showing but had DOrOUKh alK tOWllKhln 11i HO chailCC apaiml thr nnrlMnln r PIesemea oy France to Great Britain1 Tf where the m the hope of halting German reslatet by John ODonnell armament w county comniissionpr pnH unttut armament International News Serv untv commissioner and Democratic wes learned today Fi went down to defeat said he did not believe the jurist had sufficient time to digest the plea Meanwhile several of the absentee defendants began to filter into court When Senator McClure stepped from the elevator on third floor British foreign i Pinchot s SSES StUssi CK s of Run Dlav anri rhnmo and and Noted Writer Spon sored New Messiah Stock of Soars After Primary MADRAS India Sept NEW UP ft T3 A i r aearnea today j y went down to defeat Mrs Anni7 V bw Sept he plan wasplaced in the hands of Sdependen d fn n T FT Tammany Hall grew lo Captam Anthony Eden of the i supponed bV Governor the interest of the day in returns from the New York lsh foreign office by French V I Pmcnot i dePrcsscd classes of India died today City nrimarv elpptimi in The British cabinet Ui marred the votine in at Advar mr tnc ii vauuit1 is nmnv riHor r ciV ul 101CES Of Tainmnnv Rncc T 1 i didates wore busy from the time the IUSIOniStS polls opened until the closing hour eciuig out the vote and despite he unusual activity there was no trouble reported from any precinct borouehs and was accompanied by his attorney Wil liam T OConnor Institution of control of the pres ent state of armaments as the basis v U L L i S of gun play and charges of as a result of the break er voting machines were was an author The Republican leadership of Sam el S Kotii ivutiuj IUOLI it lo 11CIt borough and township contests added to the primary election importance i Major John H Fny n retired Ma rine officrr of Yeacloii the candidate of General bmrdley D Butler U s M C retired made only a fair show ing in this city and county carrylnc only a few precincts and then bv narrow margins I Nathan Icdnn was the successful candidate nf the Democrats for thc 1 Shrlcvaliy nomination j The Ihrrecornered flnhl for the County Controller nomination proved one of the most spirited of the day so far as two of the aspirants were and townships were as tallows MKDIA nOHOUGH trlG Of f ICG tfl tVlf1 On t rnnm cmei v153i mrtmcilt Will i t illari OHCG VVIHL bL UUlll n j V rte rtf I four Vears ALDERMANIC FIGHT IN THEPmST WARD INSTALL OFFICERS With five candidates in the field for the nomination of alderman of the First ward a battle was staged there last night which proved to be a high spot in the local interest manifested in the city votin Peter J McHugh led the field after the final count with a total vote recorded for him in the five precincts of 457 33 votes more than obtained by J Albert Northam present incumbent which office he has held since the death of P P Og lesby Mr Northam ran on both the Republican and Democratic tickets with a Republican total of 424 and a Democraticpoll of 94while McHugh represented only the Republican party piupuses is i 1 were viewed with satis nig left open for further argument Ieaders of the major parties They believed that the WU1 their unrk of preparing for the later im t portant campaigns I leaden of Colonel j j John S Chapter No 19 Dis an unofficial majority of Veterans of the World following officers were in Commander Luke A Dono hue senior vice commander Elwood Taylor junior vice commander Anthony Natale treasurer Fred OBnen chaplain Harry Forwaod sergeantatarms Norman E France1 historian Louis Whiteley state committeeman Max R Deutsch of ficer of the day Bernard Tobin meeting were GoWstein of Philadel Continued on Page Twelve HAD ROUGH TRIP Dixiane of the fleet of the Franklin Sugar Refinery which arrived at Deepwater Point yester lttm p considerable heavy weather BESANT As a result of the election the stock non of fusionists soared and hope of elect Tom mg Fiarcllo H Laguardia as the first antiTamnianymaypr in20 yearsiwas greatly strengthened tvUi inu icauersnip of 5am i t a lecturer on religious philo el S Kocnig also appeared to be at AU lry an end afier a 22year reign Rt launched ahead in thc As a result of HIP iin i or Controllers position by J T Stewarts 377 and T his towns 1A mmiiiton anci George Allen the latter leader of one ol the Independent Republican fac lions Jlnnillton polled a larncr vote i in this city than was recorded for I Allen his carrying of two nreclncts Media always of the Seventh ni uly to organization rule the rcgI whcic Oencral Price resides and the third prccJncl of the First Ward the home district of T Woodward 1 miner who withdrew from thc rue e rcg ular Republictui ticket was defeated in two important offices Controller Chase McIIen Jr Koenigs oppo nent for the Republican county chairmanship claimed victory on the basis of fragmentary returns from all districts The Mellen forces claimed at least 1700 seats on the county committee of 2 964 and possibly 500 additional A total of 1403 seats are necessary for majority Koenigs headquarters with returns less complete claimed 1071 seats to 594 for Mellen The most severe blow to Tammany was the defeat of John N Harmari Brooklyn publisher for comptroller Frank J Prlal deputy comptroller K J Curry ran up a vote ail the other county offices the regular Republicans swept the polls 001 votes northern western 281 more than his nearest competitor J H Fay who netted In the County Scat 320 votes EDfl s817 Others in or drr arc W T Wright 152 s A arnwn Ifc nncj James McBride 13 Democratic nomlnre Nathan 152 voles wr SLlas voe of 236367 against 150969 for Harman Mayor John P OBrien polled a majority of more than 2 to 1 over three opponents combined but the size of the antiorganization vote ap proximately 127743 was regardedas a strong protest OBrieiVs incomplete poll was 271 ji f niiiiu HI Chapter Dr Jones state jud hurricane of Friday and Satur ophical and scientific subjects and toPhm had an internntinnil orron T OWCK latter his re vicinity of Hatterna 3s the Theosophical and Alex Predlund 5203 lli Utllilrt C si suPe iumiuuer i that city spoke on The Desirabilit of Vet structure Her captain reports the sray of VeteransOrganizations Combin e oss of several of her lifeboats and uvj v MrclO claimed by Jolin J Dunion bearer of the Democratic standard who re ceived 104 vnffiK ceived 104 votes The voting for the aldermanic position as recorded by precincts was as follows o c p 3 3 First Ward First Pre Second Pre Third Pre Fourth Pre Fifth Pre Totals R R R R 49 54 148 109 18 13 66 27 47 158 21 20 32 21 221 52 18 30 21 31 17 37 28 28 32 135 24 68 9 13 200 268 457 424 94 104 L to Create More Harmony Monte 5 Montague representing the U S i aso spoke Harry Burke rn merftiTLerns50 fThJ attendance was large chapters ot Philadelphia Wilmineton anrf Norristown being reprSented Fol lowing the meeting a social session was held and a buffet lunch served ON oas an together with flooded compartments the crew were obliged to go without rations for two days The master re ports the storm as the worst in his many u HO iMtbalilll I She was in a sense the religious SEARCH FOR leader of 150000 Theosophists I j For two years Mrs Besant had re tired almost completely from public life ill and infirm and told her fol lowers she was For Controller Gcorpe Allen In dependent leader defeated J T Stewart by 21 votes the totals coming to 398 for Alien N41 E120 S124 to 377 for J T Stew art N92 E94 SC7 W124 James Hamilton who split with Allen Continucil on Page Seven OANDHI FOR BURGESS JENKINTOWN Gandhi received one vote ifor burgess of JcnkhUown in the Re publican primary election officials rc porc oday The name was writ on the ballot at BEQUEST UEPOUT KILLS WOMAN V 1 1 L 11 1U ShcriJI contest and throw lils support to General Price and who was Instru mental in having Mr Hamilton take a like step The successful Democratic candi date is A J Crawford of Clifton Heights High vote was recorded for Malachl S Paiicoast for Prothonotary the present incumbent who was unop posed on theRepublican ticket The Democrat nominee is J F Gallagher For Clerk of Courts Charles Mink CARS COLLIDE 4 PERSONS HURT Crash Occurs on Chester PikcatGlcnoldcn Driver Held for Hearing 01 11 if uuu lluCt no chance against tho candidate sup ported by the organisation nll1 candidate rim i canae C III OH 11 Proplcs hud no opposition 1 IP Democratic nominees for this ollco are Samuel Goodley and Helen M HacKctl In this city spirited battles for Council and School Hoard were staged by Republicans and by representatives of hvo factions of the Democratic Hm Hunter CrnJR and George J regular Republicans and and two ans an present incumbents were elected by a wide margin over their closest op ponents Henry G Swcncy and Wil liam M Hunter hvTuf nal nght was staged by the Democrat candidates two ren rcctlng the Roosevelt Civic League two representing the Roosevelt In all probability the official count will have to be awaited to de Icrmtnc isvo of thn winners According to ligures cbtaLucti by news reporters of the Times from the tallcy sheets J j Buckley lost out to C E Hidden by 1 vote Prom other sources today the Buckley fol lowers contend that figures in their possession reveal that Buckley de eatcd Riddell by 5 votes The ending Democrat who polled tha highest vote was John J Stetser at torney and former member of coun Anothcr interesting contest was A i WBBCci for director Archie Levy R H Dlament and Lewis M Hunt winning out over L C Law MA mcl Peterson while the successful Democrat can didates arc Barbara Campbell Wil liam E Smith and J C Pontalcr FOR AREA TODAY Showers are predicted in eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be cooler to night and fair and cooler tomorrow Tho highest temperature here yes nrdy Wnf 78 dcsrccs 3 p m and Four persons two men and women Phlladclphians were about 4A5 a rn this morning when i LUU ana lour degrees two automobiles collided at Glenoldcn nbovc thu avcrase September 19 last avenue and Chester pike Glenoldcn JcarMilslnnm temperature for the I According to the police records tho i Ia 01established in 1806 and 1 injured were Bettv Armbrustcr 17 nf i in 1020 ui i i for the date and four degrees r o 4557 North Mole street and Francis She remainedalmost all the time LINDBERGH HOPS FOR LENINGRAD SEA GIVES up Continued on Pajc Twelve r3 Dnif PEN To Cross 5SuTMd Go by OX EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Dr C Earl Evans of this city was named on the executive council of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Asso ciation by Dr Ralph L Fischer presi dent of the association yesterday Philadelphia was chosen as the next convention city by the executive council which met at the Hotel Adel phia in conjunction with their state program for the coming year HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY Unltrd Tress PITTSBURGH 20 the bv wirf vvere olated by VVarden Ashe in the belief that ringJeaders of theru mored break CUBAN REVOLT SEENGROWING Not of Major Import But Involves Threat of Civil Way of Finland to Old Czarist Capital HELSINGFORS Finland Sept 20 and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh flying to Russia from Sweden arrived here at 425 p mtoday BODIES OF FOUR CAPE HATTERAS N C Sept The Coast Guard today reported I Iocnted at the discoverv of four nnMnrifinrf m Ncw state u inuirfc ijVJUiiy UptJll hearing a report her brother John to have lived in Chicago had ponce to 1 broadcast a description of the hus band He is described as being 5 feet I 0 mchos m height and weighs about 160 pounds He has light complexion when he left home he wore a blue Mrs Meyers can only ascribe his discovery of four unidentified bodies washed ashore near Portsmouth ap parently members of a fishing party caught in last weeks hurricane v unj iuu nis to illness and thinks he mav be located at the home of relanves Demonstration Will Be in rvnw VnrV cfntA I Damage to the coast north of Ports mouth was estimated in excess of half U S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Sept The Treasury net balance for Sept 18 was SI17625989859 Misccllan a million dollars Financial TTART o j itavy distress was abroad in the en KARLSKRONA Sweden Sept 20 tire northern coastal section with the Charles ALindbergh Red Cross administering relief and Mrs Lindbergh took off in their gae 110 miles an hour seaplane at 1015 a m today 515 i through this section and the tides imocciliUl f lp vrpnp nf a hie r eous internal revenue receipts lhat tomorrow nicht Jday were S675729819 Customs rej fnclud Staged in Tomorrow Night Tiic Chester pike district will be the scene of a big NRA demonstration today was at fi7 a m and rancs n cine Kcndzcr 30 of the Mole street i slmct win hc at 703 eastern saving time To pics of Times address Nathan G Sherbert n Marine and William Hcrbston 22 a sailor Both Sherbert and Herbston are stationed at the League Island Navy Yard Philadelphia The accident happened when the car driven by Sherbert which wis traveling cast on be hlqhwav col i uarl Atlcr reads a head lidcd with a parked rar owned bv np Somc hootleBgcrs would con August ooctz of 215 Sov7h Cecil street Philadelphia a news carrier in a m EOT bound for Leningrad the bcach cutting five new Russia nmgraa mlets tetween Ocracoko capc Lookout Hatteras was cut off from Kussia miets between Ocracoke and Cap They planned to crass the Baltic Lookout Hatteras was cut off fror Sea skirt Esthonia and go by way of mainland by a 100foot inlet FinlSTlH tn tVin rvlrl i AT HAVRE DE GRACE Table Halcyon Weather clear track fast 1 Why Not Betty U Lishecn Prince Doo War HAVANA Sept Threat of civil war was intensified today as governmnt troops took the field separate of rev activities at the eastern end of the hland strikes at Santi ago and sugar strikes of comrmin nistic character throughout Oriente Province increased the danger to the Grau government Though none of the three active revolts was of major Black S Hcst Lahr 4 Glove Duclisl Over Shady 5 Social Service Tara Four Trans call 6 Scths Ballot 7 Popo Weather clear track fast nt for others secondly that the men in the field might be joined by other dissatisfied groups Colonel Fulgencio Batista exser geant leader of the revolt that put President Ramon Grau San Martin Continued on Page Twelve Finland to the old Czarist capital From Leningrad the Lindberghs planned to go to Moscow and after completing their Russian visit to embark for the United States at a French or British port shipping their plane home From the naval base here Colonel Charles A Lindbergh and Mrs Lind bergh flew northeastward almost directly on a straight line course for Leningrad BLOWS OFF HIS HEAD pike followed by a mass meeting in I lhe Coliinpdalc Senior High School I Robert W Walls major general i w vvaiis major general YORK Pa Sept Fulof tllc Chester Pike division for the filling repeated threats to die a suiNRA campaign assisted by Major cide Jeremiah Cormeny 67 blew Off i General John Allison of Prospect thc top of his head today with apr and thc colonels and majors shotgun Unemployed Tradesmen Are Registering For Jobs o vmiiui in the borough striking it in the roar The force of the vehicle in which the Continued on Page Two LEASHS Mrs Elizabeth Donncr Roosevelt divorced wife of the second son of Anotller caption IP the President has taken a residence I Brmd in Rcbcl March at Khan Farms Villanova Mrs Roosevelt and her small son William Donncr Roosevelt moved into the spacious mansion known as the Chandler estate which is about a half mile from Sproul road KING ENGAGED TO COUSIN BAGHDAD Iraq Sept King Ghazi who succeeded his father the late King eleven days ago is engaged to marry his j 11 tv n i y j no cousin the Princess Aliyah daughter An ea8er to avail themselves of the of former King Ali of the Hedjaz it opportunity to be listed on the office was learned today The marriage is cswhich are tn he in not expected before six months i ustll IllllJUlO of the rntlre area arc in charge of thr details for the parade and meeting The procession which will consist of automobiles will form at Swarth niore avenue Ridley Park and pro ceed along the Chester pike throiiRh Prospect Park Norwood Glenolden i FolcroU Collingdalc Darby towni ship and Sharon Hill I i As each boroush or township is H tO nUHAuCt SfiV riavc Kti i When Cherry street Collingdale is reached the motorcade will turn left and proceed to MacDarie boule vard and march south on the boule vard to the high school The principal speaker at the mass meeting will be Chantry W Davis of the Philadelphia Chamber of Com mrrce eral thousand persons flocked to the newly established headquarters of the Raemployment Service of the States Department of Labor which was set in working order Monday at the old Graham school Eleventh and Madison streets All eager to avail themselves of the TODAYS PRICE OF GOLD WASHINGTON sept The price of gold was announced bv the treasury today as S3J2S per ounce as compared with yesterday NEWlEXICOlND IDAHOVOTE WET Favor Repeal and lane Up as 30th and 31st States Against Dry Law Someone has said that Myron CafTey big federal investigator usd to press pants in a tailor shop be fore he got his present job now sez Colonel Jeems hes Dress ing suits roads Cuban Thats one march our music editor never heard about A speaker here claims that scienca has added seven years to the life of man Lets hope the other four arent as bad as the last three Since the government started slaughtering pigs to boose pork prices the only ones to squeal were tha hogs are to be vised in h s c t rtSff trained departmental executives in charge of the Interviewing proce dure However when the center was closed yesterday the total of those listed on the files after each had re ceived a careful interview had reached approximately 300 Those who handled the filing and interview work were E E White of FILM ACTRESS WEOS undir the and j YUM A BrttvMr H recovery plan of office at 830 a m and ware swamped Jh2 o i Park and John Kent i i ci i All three executives j as having effected a complete canvas t Y Mahon film actress and Franklin Stevens Jr Hollywood broker were married here yesterday They ar rived by plane from the Coast and left Immediately after the uijniiii lor iniervicws at tne meily employed in almost every con closing time 3 p m During the ceivablc business and trade were morning hours each of the men rcSftered yesterday i handled between 50 and 100 inter All those in the waiting crowd which was approximated by the office I Continued on Twelve of homes stores andindustrial cstab Hshnienls f Tomorrow nishts rally which gives indication of being lhe lafgcst yet held in the county will climax a i number of sectional meetings which i have taken place during the past few i weeks ALBUQUERQUE N M Sept I New Mexico was thirtieth in line among the repeal states todav with a wet majority of more than three to one of the votes cast in yes terdays special election Both sUUe and national prohibition met with the disfavor of the New Mexico elec torate Returns from 419 of the 785 precincts showed 46091 voters favored repeal of thc Eighteenth Amendment to 14256 opposed BOISE Idaho Sept Prohibitionists conceded defeat today as returns from the referendum vote on repeal of the Eighteenth Amend1 ment gave Liberals an increasing ma Howard Gallagher says Pennsyl vania Is the home of good roads wonder then why it is that so many motorists insist in running into gut ters fences and telephone poles When electric cars were knocked I out of commission in the coal mines mules were put back to work Now they have a justified kick coming What makes the average man mad li2se clays is that just as hs is put Inig the lawnmowcr away in tha cellar he trips over the coal shovel No trouble was encountered at yes terdays election only by the candi dates who believed in so many of their friends The Weather from 418 of the total 801 precincts gave 44709 votes for repeal and 32386 in opposition WASHINGTON Srpt 20 hn weather forecast Eastern Pennsylvania and Ncw Jersey Generally fair and cooicr o night inri Thursday Western Pennsylvania Generally fair and cooler tonight and Thursday TODAYS TEMPERATURE 6 a ni64 11 a m63 7 a m6i Noon 72 8 a m64 1 p m76 78 a m65 2 p m 10 a m 66 ;