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Adams County News (Newspaper) - July 27, 1912, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania County NeWs VOLUME 4 GETTYSBURG PA SATURDAY JULY NUMBER 36 PRETTY CEREMONY AT Flag now Flies at Division P Slut iin Accident on way here is in Hospital Camp Edwin S Stuart 01 Mot morning the flag raised at division headquarters to insuring Star Spangled played by the Fourteenth regiment band I While the First Brigade was opening its camp less formally tbe Fourteenth regiment marched to General Dougherty's headquarters and with i Company B Engineers formed a i low square in front of division i quarters and about the flag pole The field music sounded To the and the popular band followed with the national anthem while Color Sergeant Arnold and acted as an escort to camp There the Ninth Regiment hand was stationed in front of headquarters and played Hail to the Chief as the party j approached Governor Tener will re- main iu camp all week With him were IVner and her Mrs W of Mass Mrs Tener ami Mrs Roberts will put lions ut the weeK frequent tripi between Harrisburg and Gettysburg j There is practically no sickness in hut several accidents of a more d or nature have Brigadier General Price of the First his ankl in from his Tuesday A member ot op t kicked in the abdomen by a and j removed to the Lancaster hospital A York man was hurt in a friendly tussle at the Globe Hotel Tuesday wrenching his back Later he was taken to a camp hospital vate Bower of the Ninth was ed unconscious when a gun fell from a rack and stiuck bun on the head The injury was not serious DIVORCE DENIED PLAN FINANCES TO OF CIVIC NORSE Man with Two Wives not Allowed to Committee of Fifty to be i I nsp Onp nn nf iu in Pav j j j J Will be Bigamy Created nf LETTER FROM CALIFORNIA George F Daugberty now residing in Riverside California writes to The I have been a regular subscriber for the last six years or more and The Times surely is a welcome visitor to our home which brings news to us that Tried here for a Civic Nurse Preliminary Meeting Makes Plans Many little interesting stories crop i out at camp One of these is Sergeant German the which better known floated gracefully in a stiff western j He is with the phia cavalry troops and the breeze The ceremony one of most impressive of by very few outside ot the actual participants The band remained and gave a short con- cert in of division headquarters and that it lias lost of its tu he called the prize band of thb division Sunday heavy rain and wind storm visited camp with trous results A number of tents were blown down The Brigade Y M C A tent fell in the morning and several mess tents went down during the afternoon Special were required to keep more of the falling When the storm was at its height the troop hearing tbe three regiments of the First Bri gade started to arrive and it was some time rainfall had sufficiently to allow them detrain They found all their tents up but the ground and a scarcity of provisions so that their first night in camp was anything hut cheerful As a result many came to town and spent the evening here Must of the militia were orderly but Chief Sheaier took in hand several rather boisterous ones with the result that a ol their companions quickly red anu the arrival of the provost resulted in all ordered out to The first patient of the camp arrived on Sunday morning on one tbe troop trains of the Fourteenth regiment He is Tommy Livingstone a burgh newsboy who was trying to bent his to Gettysburg in the hope of selling sufficient newspaper here to pay his tuition in a Pittsburgh business school When tbe pulled into he was dis- covered by railroad men and put off Running across trip Pennsylvania is an annual camp visitor After each carnp he dis- api ears only to turn up the as usual His first appearance was ar the anthracite coul strike in when bs came into camp in a sad condition and taken iu chaise fpd and He in uow 24 years old and this beat his way fiom Texas to Philadelphia in Lime to cuine up with the troopers Marshall Earle Reid the phia aviator is in camp uut does not have machine here He is a ber ot the Second City Troop C M of the Third the ground occupied by jip iu such nad shape that le deter mined to get gum bouts fur and two sons He wived to Mrs Clement Send me all the gum bouts in town The general's in Sunbury beanl nf the request the idea that his entire camp was under On Tuesday the three in Horace L Haldaman chiei charge of the tion of all supplies in camp which in- clude twenty two tons of beef twenty live tons of potatoes twenty six five and one half tons of rhe tons of over three tous of two and a quarter tons coffee 2880 dozen eggs 1780 pounds of butter pounds of flour over three and a halt tons of onions and 4710 cans of tomatoes After five hours heavy rainfall Camp Edwin S Stuart on Wednesday evening was in miserable shape gome of the regiments having their company streets almost impassible with mud six inches deep canvas was ly soaked and many of the soldiers who were out on inspections or forming other duties had their tracks to ths j drenched and no means of getting in the nope of regaining tbe train be j got foot caught in a frog and j During heaviest part of the rain fell heavily his head striking a rail Governor Tener without any shelter He was unconscious when picked up j whatever was out on inspections iu by some of soldiers who put him the Third Brigade and watched with on tbe train and brought him on to much interest the establishment of a Gettysburg where be is being tenderly j temporary Twelfth and Tbir cared for regiments were inspected but the There is not a little talk on the part j Ninth regiment and Third of the guardsmen on account of what j headquarters were allowed to go over they term nine days duty for eight j hetter weather The cavalry pay The various commands are also inspected on Wednesday ordered to open their camp on The four troops of a certain morning This practically were out for four hours aad a half in requires them to come the day previous i the rain and after inspected in For this day they get no pay and are al muster were taken out on a maneuver lowed no rations with the result that i which included advance guard duty the men must either take some of the looking into all sorts of out of the way rations for their second day in camp J places fur imaginary enemies They and apply on the first day's meals or established a camp and prepared to purchase their own food for the cook a field meal but tbe rainfall first few meals in camp The fact so heavy that it was impossible to that tbe state allows no pay or rations kindle a fire and they had to be for tbe advance details is also a sub- i with sandwiches made of cheese ject which arouses the indignation of and hardtack the guardsmen Interesting experiments were con- The daily routine of camp life does j ducted by the Signal Corps who put not contain much of interest to the i up temporary telephone connection casual visitor There are wearisome i tween imaginary cavalry outposts and inspections maneuvers which mean an imaginary artillery force As these nothing to tbose not acquainted with i two imaginary forces were moved from military tactics and other activities j one place to another the Signal Corps which are tiresome both to soldiers continued moving the telephone lines and citizens On the other hand a j setting up largo pikes as poles The pretty ceremony often relieves this were very successful and monotony One of these occurred on showed that in time of actual war they Tuesday afternoon upon the arrival of could keep tbe main army well in Gillau of Franklin County on refused a divorce in ot Kolla hinder applied ror a divorce in thai county some months ago upon the ground of desertion Mrs hinder resides in In his petition for a divorce hinder alleged that Mrs Finkenbinder had him This part failed to develop At the hearing on June 12 it was brought out on February last enbinder had wed Miss Jennie Thomas of near Some time after the second Mrs No 1 lea-md it and an She found tbe tacts true anu at once took steps fur his an eve He Wris here by Chief as he stepped a train bearing before Squire Hill he gave bail tor his appearance at Court Finkenbinder claims as his defense he thought the divorce for which he had been suing in Franklin County Court had been and that he legally from his first wife at time he married Miss Thomas brought the action on grounds and says he ban been informed Lis attorney that the would lie on a date prior to that on which he married Be took it or granted that this been done and his second marriage followed All the testimony bad been taken in the divorce case it is it was practically ed when Finkenbinder who had not appeared at arv of the hearings mane a request to offer testimony and this held up the granting of the decree would made free to mairy again He be knew nothing of the until after bis second marriage were invited to meet afternoon at the Presbyterian for the purpose of considering definite plans for the employment of a civic for the town Mrs W A Mrs William A Martin D P McPherson Mrs Luther Kuhlman Mrs 1 B Baker Mrs Andrew Mis J Harry wurth Mrs Charles S Duncan Hoy Miller Mrs II M Hartman Mis F E Taylor and Miss Emma Ho war 1 Methods of providing for he ces to support a nurse were discussed the one receiving the most general approval imposed upon the committee tbe of securing fifty persons would be responsible for each j toward the support of the project the After a j for each of these fifty to idea being for 00 other persons to and to secure do the same Anv raising the would be acceptable the S-r plan being merely a suggestion It is intention to engage a nurse by the to serve tbe entire com- munity in keeping with plans to he perfected later Lodging for the nurse will be provided which will be her headquarters Ibe matter of a civic nurse has met with popular approval It will mean much more to the town than can now he realized other communities being delighted with the plan once it was put in operation meeting of the fifty will be held next Tuesday afternoon at four o'clock in the Sunday School room of the Col- lege church we not know anything about It three last month that we Pennsylvania aud the little j has followed us into several states and cities through the Middle West and i into the Golden State of I I hope tu see it come tur many 1 years more My wife and 1 are the pleasant climate of this beautiful i country which is called the State of I and Flowers which is an name fur it for the beautiful flowers grow here the year round that anyone would to see are having some very warm weather this month owing to the severe storms on the desert as long as they continue it will be very warm In the last ten days tbe thermometer has reached 104 mark during the day and at night as low as so you see that you can get a night's sleep It is always cool at night no matter how hot it s during the day Business in several lines is badly crippled up this year owing to the bad freeze last December when over the half of the orange crop frozen and SUNDAY SCHOOL BASE BALL NEWS Postponement of Seven Games will Give Reformed Team that Contests at Close ot the Season Must Start earlier account of the small amount there of rain during the rainy season was a shortage of grain and orange and grain crops are short business is dull We have plenty of water for ir rigation and we must depend on the water if we any fruit or tables There have been many large orange groves in my neighborhood taken out and are either subdivided sold in building lots or planted in English walnuts or other deciduous fruits I guess I will by saying that these few lines leave us both en the best of health HANOVER POSTOFFICE BIDS ARE TOO HIGH Ten bids for the erection of a orn pest office at were received by the United States ment and opened in the office of the supervising Tbe estimates ue above tbe expectations of tbe de and it is more than likely that Congressman will have to ask the next congress to vot an additional sum of money for the proposed improvements to be made An appropriation ot was made for the purchase of a site and tbe erection of a building to meet the growing needs of the thriving Pennsylvania town The property acquired by the government cost leaving 000 for the structure planned to be placed thereon The bids received by the department were for the building tu be finished or the exterior in Indiana limestone or stone It is the purpose of the York congressman to endeavor to have the exterior of the structure built of Pennsylvania white marble tbe HS the buildings in course of erection at York and Gettysburg HAMOVER PLANT THIRD TIME IN THREE YEARS For the third time in a period of as many years tbe Union Broom works in Hanover was burned out on day morning All of tbe machinery on the first Hoor was damaged beyond repair and about dozens of brooms were The second floor was packed with broom corn which is also a total ioss being ruined by fire water and smoke The total loss is estimated at over halt cf which covered by insurance The broom works were rushed itb orders and they had a Surge shipment to complete week the firm was also makins preparations to increase capacity having ly added another salesman to cover the of North The fire was of incendiary origin is were tbe two previous ones and this third fire only adds to be mystery of tbe two The perpetrator of the deed frum discoveries made must have kindled a under the floor in tbe rear of the building which burned through tbe flooring com- to the ury material on tbe i aside The interior was a mass of flames when the arrived hut soon had it under control Not however before the structure was MT Ml CATCH 20 POUND TURTLE A turtle weighing 20 pounds of the snapper variety and tbe ever known 10 have been landed from j Kiley Sneeringer residing on the old any waters in the Cumberland Valley j Lilly farm at Lilly's mill site baa was caught in the Creek purchased the general store of Henry near dam east of Carlisle at Mt Rock on private terms by Andy Armstrong John King and Tbe Centennial post office is also con- Jacob Walters of Carlisle The big j ducted by Mr Strine in connection turtle was exhibited in Carlisle and i with tbe store Mr has accepted Governor Tener The First Squadron cavalry had to the Alms House on the Road where they awaited the coming of the executive His auto- touch with its cavalry scouts A peculiar occurrence took placa during the inspection of the Twelfth regiment The command was engaged mobile arrived soon after twelve Jin a maneuver and blank cartridges o'clock and tbe four troops of cavalry were being used In tho midst of the attracted wide interest It will converted into soup in a few days be the position of traveling salesman for Sunday School League fans ara much in the complications which have been caused by tbe ment of the games scheduled for this week and the developments which will result may home radical changes most I be As originally arranged The schedule would have carried the season to gust 12 There will be seven postponed games to play off at tbe end of the SOD running it to August 21 ever if all the other games are played on time which can scarcely be expected The evenings are growing shorter and if five inning games are to be played it will be necessary to start ail future to six instead of at half past viz as during tbe past few weeks But a more serious arises Of the seven postponed games the Reformed team was scheduled to four Next week this team does not have one game scheduled while uf the last sis regular play in three In other words tbe Reformed team wil have games to play at the very close of tbe season and will have no other games before This will keep tbe result constantly in doubt for the are as one of the strongest contenders for the pendant FOUND DEAD ON RAILROAD A Gettysburg and Harrisburg tion hand found the dead body of a young man lying alongside the subway at Carlisle Junction between Carlisle and Holly on Tuesday ing Tbe Cumberland county coroner was notified and Tbe man was evidently enroute to the N G P encampment at burg and in attempting to a west bound freight tram lost his hold and fell to the tracks His skull was fractured his leg broken and his face was cut There was nothing in his clothing that would identify him he had no money and the only thing in hie clotting was a writing tablet and some envelopes evidently purchased in Martinsburg He was a mulatto about five feet seven inches face and about 22 years of age He wore a light blown hat no vest blue trousers with red stripe light coat black shirt gray underwear button shoes and tan hose Coroner Preston turned the body over to Bliss of Mount unless it is claimed it will in all probability be buried in the field at the Cumberland county alms house FAKE SUICIDE AT HIGHFIELD William aged about 40 a carpenter in tbe employ of Contractor D C Flohr caused no little ment at Monday morning about 10.80 when be fired a load from his double barrel shotgun into the ceiling of the kitchen of bis home and threatened to do bodily harm to his law Mrs Amy bis 10 year old son himself Mrs McCauley tooK little Bruce with her into an upstairs room while McOlain made a feint at suicide He put tbe barrel ot tbe gun to bis breast and tried to pull the trigger with bis foot Tbe unexpected didn't and McClain is very remorseful instead of dead McClain has three little children two daughters Leah aged 12 Nona aged 7 and Bruce For some reason with bis mind muddled by drink Clain took offense at the boy and his grandm other While tbe excitement was at its highest Isaac Grumbine a clerk in P C store broke in the kitchen door pacified and took the gun away from him CURS ON FLIRTATION BY GENERAL DELIVERY Approving individual action taken by postmasters of many large cities Postmaster General Hitchcock has sued a general order which has the WILL SPEAK AT REUNION William T Ellis of Philadelphia will be a this at tbe Pen iar on day 1 is tlv only news paper man wbo has ever secured an i by the department interview with the almost inaccessible Dalai Lama king and pope of Thibet besides being the spiritual bead of one sect of Buddhists these regarding him as the actual reincarnation of Buddha Mr Ellis returned in tbe latter part Under the postal regulations of last year from a protracted sojourn i masters may require all persons to in Asia on flirtations and clandestine Many complaints have been received that vice at general delivery windows was being improperly used by minors young girls and by j dents ordinarily served by mail riers i the Shirk Hardware Co Hanover NEW SERIAL The News starts today the tion of a new serial story a story of Yankee pathos humor and love Those of our re COUNTY CONVENTION The annual county convention of tbe Patriotic Order Sons of America will be held in East Berlin on Saturday i in Refl Men's Hall All wbo have enjoyed our other serials will find this one equally delightful reading the camps in the county are supposed to be represented Prominent speakers will be present to addresses and firing Lieutenant Smith Company H the Band music for the parade will furnish suddenly placed his hand over his heart and fell backward his clothing ed with blood It was thought at first that he had been struck by a bullet which somehow had in with i evening the Rev Q Raymond tbe blanks but closer investigation j Haaf who graduated from the Semi- showed that be was suffering from a 1 nary in June was ordained to tbe MISSIONARY ORDAINED At a special meeting of tbe Eastern Penna in Harrisburg It was under the shadow cf the high est mountain in tho world in the Himalayas that Mr Ellis met tbe Grand Lama and some nish in writing their names and ad- and of their reasons for preferring to receive their mail at the general delivery In addition minors may be required to furnish the ing facts about that potentate's interest j names cf their parents in order that in America AGAINST MIDDLETOWN AUTO TRAP An enterprising justice of tbe peace they may be notified and have an op- to control the delivery mail to their children named devised a way of fleecing unwary motorists through that borough His plan is to station in Middletown has getting his fees by very severe case of nose bleed Ho was taken to a camp hospital and is recovering nicely ministry and will leave in September minions at unfrequented cross streets to take the numbers of cars whose horns are not blown A short time after tho owner receives notice from him to settle for tbe costs which have been anywhere from to 00 The Harrisburg Motor Club has GROUND HOG ROAST Messrs Jonn Graul and A A Smith of Mt Rock recently in one time in shooting Qn the one of bis i adjoining the town Tbe largest who pass for the mission fields in India to be flanked the town witb huge signa call supported fay the Memorial church ing attention to the trap vt tbe bogs weighed 14 pounds and the smallest 4 12 pounds Aground hog Teast was held at tbe home of Mr and Mrs Harry Jacoby one ing when several of tbe bogs were stuffed with onions and roasted ing a very palatable meal which wan greatly enjoyed by the large number cf participants IV
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