Delaware County Daily Times from Chester, Pennsylvania on September 20, 1940 · Page 3
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Delaware County Daily Times from Chester, Pennsylvania · Page 3

Chester, Pennsylvania
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Friday, September 20, 1940
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CHESTER TIMES, CHESTER. PA.. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1940 THREE U.S. WILL WATCH fcDRAFTD0DGERS FBI "Charged With ProsecutionsNew Regulations for Married Men WPA Literacy Classes in Co Washington. Sept. 20 (INS) A plan to apprehend draft dodgers who fail to register under the Mili tary C on sc rip lion Law on October 16 has been perfected by the Fed - pml Tim - pan nf InvestlEation. !l WEI. learned today as it was disclosed Hint there will be no blanket ex - Officials ot the FBI confirmed the fact mat sucn a mi mice but pointed out that for obvi ous reasons details could not be vealed. The Department of Justice v - - . - hnivrri vi::s il)';:'thi:ns;3:i and prosecution o( draft dodgers in the Coinnuliw Military Trairar.R Law. regulations governing administration of the draft law are b.einc completely revised as regards married men. It was previously understood in Congress, and was announced by the National Draft Board, that married men would be automatically deferred and probably not see servk: at all. However, under the new regulations, which will be announced as .soon as President Roosevelt signs the executive order officially set Imp, up draft machinery, the cases of married men will be considered individually, by local draft boards. Married men will have to prove hev depeiificnl.s. Thus a kiaiTier1 man, whose wife is work - Sig. may not be deferred from the hrst conscription classification and m'aht hv anions thu !;:st caller; up Regulations also will be issued governing so - caUet) rm::U mania jres dent Roosevelt signed the draTL law at 3:08 p. m. lust Monday, (September 16). During the World War there were 34 4,872 - recent marniiRes" of men of draft age. More than 122.5GJ of the grooms had Lo go to camp regardless of their matrimonial staLe. Washing ton, buzzing with activity um - qiu - lieri the last World war, is still waiting for President Roosevelt to sign the executive order :?tting up the draft machinery, to appoint, 6,500 local draft boards, nnri in nnmp n head of the National Draft Board. Despite the delay, plans rot conscription went aneao a - rpvmish Dace. Development! - . wcr 1. The House passed and rushed ' ro I he Senate mi rr.ras'.in appiopviatinir t i IK 2 - 'YA DO'S for hoys - ine for the new draft army. 2. The Census Bureau estimated the number of men who would be forced to register on October If 16,404.000. There are thai many i WolAvnr - ri the a?ns nf 21 and 35. elusive, in the United States, it was N a boards to set up machinery for park ing on claims oi peisons who contend their work is indispensable .to I the national interest. i. The War Department announced it had placed contracts for war supplies - nh - ihtiK $.1,102,7:! i.OCO iwc.p. July 1, many of them in piep - " - .ution for training the citiznn - ' soldiers called up under Ihe draft. 5. The War Department announced 3,600 lieutenants were being promoted one grade to help train conscripts, and said 48 officers were being sent to school at the Army War College for a course on classification of registrants under the draft. G. About 3G.000 more National Guardsmen were ordered to active duty for a year on November 16. Many conscripts will be assigned to guard units' for training. Mema.vlule. it ;i;pt!:co move ami more probable that no large number of draftees can be placed in camps before December 1. Under the law, conscripts cannot be put in mmr, until m'.emime housing is available. It was originally planned to call up 75,000 conscripts Govern ber 15, but lac oi oarraci , housing program, letting some contracts without bids and cutting red - tape at every corner, but still there is a lag. ASSAILANT MAY DIE FROM WOUNDS rni tl - ip inerpased demand for aid in Literacy and Citizenship, the class sponsored by the Association ol American uilizens oi Origin Club, 620 Morton avenue, has inaugurated an additional meeting p. m. The regular Monday and Wednesday night meetings continue as heretofore. Alien registration began on Monday afternoon and will continue on this same day each week from 1 to 4 p. m. Since a large number of registrants were present at the first scheduled meeting, definite ap - - v,i,.imnk !p made for ao - plicants so that long periods of waiting may be avoided. During the past week special em - phasis was placed on written dictation and citizenship training. The leader is devoting considerable time in each session to an explanation of some new naturalization laws which became effective on July 2 last. Several of these laws had a verv direct bearing on a few of the applications and unless uudcrstuou would affect the citizenship status of the applicants. The fallowing adults enroueo. tuning the past week: Mrs. Mary Smolyn, 605 Green street; Mrs. Victoria Miller, 718 Caldwell street, and Ignatius Mackevicius, "18 Caldwell street. The last, a lad of 18, re - ccntlv arrived from Lithuania on American Lesion, the fate of which was a great concern to the American public and was abundantly featured in the newspapers. Mi Maekevicius' experiences on tlu - voy native language and interpreted for the students who listened with great interest - . wu - n air, Macn.evicui& conscientious application, we expect 1 he win give this taut to uie ciass in English before many months have elapsed. Alexander Sokoluk, 822 East Eighth street, received his first papers a few days ago. Mrs. Mary Harasika, 61H Mcllvainc street, observed happily the marriage of her only son. Mrs. Anna Kitsak, Brook - haven and Mrs. Mary Smolyn, Chester, are making preparations for filing their citizenship papers. Lithuanian Class The leader of this group meets ith his students at the hcadquai - - ;rs of hte Lithuanian Beneficial Club, 339 East Fourth street, every Wednesday evening from o to y. m nnd nverv Thursday momine from 9:30 to il:30 a. m. The class is applying itself primarily Americanization work. Recently number of prominent Greek ladles and gentlemen have joined the Some of the students of this chid filed Iheir applications for U. S. citizenship last week. Among these were Mrs. Barbara PoUtarhos, 403 least Twelfth street; Mrs. Mairdalona Gripes, 702 Mcllvainc street, and Mis, Maria Kocur, 2nd and Osceola streets, Lester, It is ot great interest (o know Hint, manv of the forcian - horn resi dents of Chester have applied for assistance, in filling out the Alien TOomct.rni.lnl1 hlailks. AllVOIie limy consult the Americanization teacher at the Lithuanian Beneficial Club every Wednesday forenoon from 9 a. m. to 12 noon. NEW TYPE BOATS BUILT BY NAZIS Believed 'Suicide Speeo Craft' Will. Be Used to Invade Britain Betini from Dunkirk, Calis, Boulogne, Abbeville, Dieppe, Lellavre, Caen, filifivhniirtr. Brest and St. Malo. There was no doubt here that Germany would "stake almost the entire power of the German navy man naval power was utilized in i, Sept. 20 tUl') Germany believed today, has built a fleet of "suicide" speedboats capable of dashing across the English Chan - 200 picked men as the spearhead There i.s not, it was emphasized here, any definite Indication that the invasion attempt will be made. But - it is known that German ship - vairls and nrohahlv n - in pied countries have been turning out a great fleet of "suicide" speed - German military writers suggest that if a frontal attack is made on Britain every weapon in the Nazi armory will be employed. The speedboats, crowded with shock troops, would attempt to obtain bridgeheads on the English nss Ihp narrowest nart of the Channel could make the trip in 42 minutes, it was estimateo. from more distant bases might take time. German long - distance guns would lay down a oarrage across uie uimnuci - - signed to break up the British clc - lenses miu uieveuu nil. - jLjiiLjaii M' mmriiii - in nnv heavv fleet units. The air force, of course, would go all out to hold mastery ot the an nvur flio lnnrlintr sllflfs nilil. Ol'Ob - ably, laimcn a general iu.uii mi nnrt 1 - iinrlfi - effective defense. Tn - nrVmf - i tenons if i.s KUDDOSed. would be utilized on wide scale, both tn reinforce landing bases ai spread disruption in the rear. Times Classified Ads Pay. Adv. j euecsicv t P! vns - BRITISH SHELL ITALIAN POSTS ort of Derna, in North Africa, Attacked Sev era! Killed ionic. Sent. 20 (IXS) Wide spread British attacks on Italian niltted in a high command com - unique lonuy. The communique, which claimed the sinking of a British stibmar reported : "One of our naval reconn&Lssii planes bombed and sank a British submarine. "In North Allien, the enemy utr foree attacked the Port of Derna as well as the districts or Bomba, ioorux aim aonum. inere wen some dead and wounded as well a: light material damage. "In Sidi El Bftrani. a British air plane was shot down by anti - air craft artillery. "According to the latest reports, ported shot down in yesterday Two others were probably shot "A si earner which was. a tacked by our air force in the Aeges Sea, as reported last Saturday, e tared Viraeus with a sire aboard ai heavy uamaees. Ii is now m dock. "In East Africa an Italian air - ulane souadron bombed an enemv camp near Nadijusuf, northwest of Dunns the course oi the air sii - tack on Cassala, mentioned in the recent army report, our pursuit of the Blenheim type. An enemy plane which m army report of Soot. 18 was ported as probably shot, down near jviassaua was lounti 30 Kilometers nwnv rom the town, lis crew "Enemv attacks nn n red nun r; n vello and Mogadiscio caused only TODAY'S WAR MOVES Berlin's estimate that the war is costing Germany Sti0.000.000 daily means that the Germans are paying pproximately twice as much as Uie Britisli to carry on the conflict. Figures announced in London last Julv, when the budget was introduced in the House of Commons, t ic war exnciKmurcs ior t Britain had then risen to s:i - 2 000 000 nor riav. Gei i , no, . A pui tti api.roxinuueiy i w n e tics." PARKSIDE Mr. and Mrs. Chester Powers nnri daughters, Gertrude and Doreen. of U& iwist Chettcn road, left today for Cleveland, Ohio, where they will ter - in - law, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Powers over the week - end. ine members of the Wednesday i o v vei Great Britain's, so that the per cap ita war cost is a DOM ine same lor eneh belligerent. The British are raising 35 per cent, of their funds by taxation ana per cein. uy uu The nmnaiis nave oeen gciting about 40 per cent, of their war - costs by taxation ana somewnm. less than the remaining 00 per cent, by loans. The. bnlauce has come mostly from profits ol state. enterprises and penalties imposed oi How long Great Britain and Ger many can conuuoe uri . n expenses will have n beurmc , i mm,! on,, on.. - - it till ' ai limit of costs has not yet been UChed ! ml tier sine, Din - us active warfare in Kgvpl add to the conflict's expenses ill the mereaseil iirwluclion airplanes. Too, next .spring prob - nainst Germany by the Royal Air orei - . which will ne cosuy. nermnnv now is fltclliK the prob - bilily of aHemptiiiR n new military .im - nnionl. in the Middle Ka.'lt. t'SOe - clally if the German High Command delinllely refuses tu endorse Hitler's lor an invasion oi i.mnaui nn idle German army for the duration of the war would be hard lo asso - iute with Hitler's ambition lor eom - ilere vietorv. Added wai expense;; for Germany are therefore us seemingly Inevitable for Gerunmy us for The present British tax rate being lower than the German proportion - le to expenses elves the British ; linanelal aiivantae.e as the war cost; se. '1 lie l.iriiisp nave a larger re serve in this respect on which lo iraw. Borrowing capacU'.' nas eaclieri the limit for either s hut for Germany excessive borr ics the people s memories buck to the inflationary period lo! lowiiic the lust war. when Cicrmai marks eventually became worthless. eenera ( lira BrU - aliVs tinaii rial strength is much greater than Germany s, - so inni. uie iisk oi cian - Rcroiis inflation is far less. Piof. misl, stated last month that Ger goai Quests on the continent penult economies not - open lo the British The entire German army in occupied French territory is supported by the French government. Tins tact. xomus lor luc Ricai uumocrs oi crimen troops in France, trrespec - ve of thrlr possible coneenti ntiori soldiers there arc In France, the a (10,0110. sci'.ed in Tims more does Germany save in money and food. On balance. Great Britain has the greater staying power financially. IC the war is so lengthened as to become a struRstlc to avoid disastrous inflation, ihe British have a heavy advantage over thier enemy. Tim ; Classified Ads Fay, Adv. Austria, cv.echoSlm'tikh ire. Italy's uold reservi however, i.s only l j;,rjuu,iiuir, aim Germany uiusl use pari ol her ; ,,s lo hnl.oci - ihe Italian tin cini structure it it shows signs of weakening. The nrilish Empire's aggregate gold reserves are not definitely known, but l hey must be five times the German reserve. The per capita wealth or Great Britain far exceeds Germany's, allowing stronger borrowing power. On the other hand. German con - Evening Bridge Club, were entertained at the home of Mrs. William Shields, of Eddystone, on their regular meeting night. The members present were Mrs. Philip Walker, Mrs. John Leary. Mrs. Wallace Jordan, of Chester: Mrs. John W. Gamble Jr., and Mrs. Samuel Uafcman, Jr., of the borough; Mrs, Harry Cop - pock, of Eddystone, and Mrs. Preston Iilllcy, of Milmont. Mary Jane Crothcrs, of 15 East. Chelleii road, was removed to her home yesterday afternoon, from (he Hospital, where she lias been a patient lor two wccks, suit of injuries sustained moone accicieut. Mrs. F. J. Vlles, of 13 West Forest - view road, and her mother, Mrs, I' L. Vilcs, of Port Arthur Texas, spent ays m New yoik, ana me World's Fair. Mrs, F. J. Vlles nn Wednesday nun ulna. Her toot per. who hail visileo in ine ooiougo m two weeks prior lo going to New York, remained hi that metropolis for ii loneer vis I sue will to the borough later in the month. for another visit with her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Ward and daugliler Fli.'.abeth Ann. of Astoria. Foog Island, and Mrs. Herman O. King, of Forest, Hills. L. 1.. have returned to Ihelr homes after having been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. M A. Slant, of 21! West Elbon road, foi several days. During their slay, Mr. and Mrs .Slant entertained at dinner, tn llieh honor, and had as their guests, Mr and Mrs. W. H. Fox, Sr.. and Mr and Mrs. G. Freeman Fox and chil - Avnn i nline nnrl Cieilllie of OhfSlCI' arid Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Furbauk .1 (tiiugnter isaroaia Yes . . . AIRPLANE FINANCING through a Low - Cost BANK LOAN Have you a hank'cnii.u: to own a plana of your own? H you can count on a steady income, find have a jxood record, vary likely you can lUTanpte lo Ii nance the deal a low - cost Bank Loan a I (liis modern institution! While most ot our Loans are made for more commonplace purposes, these economical INHUllND J1UDCJKT LOANS have enabled several hundred families and individuals to get new cars, furnishings, appliances; to pay oil pressing - debt, meet emergency expenses, send children to college. You may not need an airplane, lutL if a Loan would serve some useful purpose right now, come in and talk things over with us. ftuild n Credit Reference Ymi Will lie Proud tn Give THE DELAWARE COUNTY NATIONAL BANK 406 - I08 MARKET STREET CHESTER, PA, MEMBER FEDERAL, DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Jac White, Negro, of 510 Union street, was in a critical condition today at the Chester Hospital from stab wounds which it is alleged he received at the hands of Pete Worthy, Negro, of 630 West Sixth street, "while Worthy was rutting in self - defense when set upon by White. White received deep stab wounds of the chest and slashes of the face from Worthy's pen knife and one of the thrusts came dangerously near his heart. According lo a report made to police by Worthy, who arrived at headquarters as soon as he could make his way there after the fray, he was making his way homeward l knife to defend himself. After the stab wounds had felled his assailant, Worthy went re headquarters and accompanied tho police to the locality of the attack They found White lying alongside the railroad tracks on a line running at the street level at Sixth and Tdgh - m'white was taken to the Chester Hnsuital and after treatment was admitted. His condition was srrious several nours jaicr. tic was aumir.. ted at 2:45 a. m. Magistrate Honan today lick Worthy under $500 bond for a hear ;ng when White recovers. Times Classified Ads Pay. Adv. HEADQUARTERS for new RUGS LEADERS IN VALUES ALEXANDER SMITH BIGEL0W SANF0RD MOHAWK MAGEE AND OTHERS Alsn.a Complete Selection of 8R0ADL00MS 101 SIZES 70 COLORS SWARTZ'S Carpet and Linoleum Store ,13 W. THIRD STREET - OPEN EVENINGS - (tiinctntrr ... , - mmuu.i - WM M. 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