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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - September 17, 1934, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Evening One can test a socialist by him a and telling him to divide it among his THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Truth Our Public Our Aim Weather Forecast Eastern Fair tonight and cooler Sep. sun ttin ESTABLISHED 1902 Member of The Associated Press MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 1934. Read by Nearly Everybody in Adams County WOMAN KILLED WHEN MACHINE HITS CULVERT Grandson Suffers on Face When Car In WOMAN EXPIRES 4 HOURS LATER One three automobile and thousands of damage resulted from a torrential rains which Gettysburg and Adams Sunday's deluge owed three days of heavy last which caused streams throughout the county to their Mrs. Catherine 65, of 1387 New was the victim of Sunday's She was fatally injured when a driven by her irt 24, also of led on the Lincoln four niles east of and into a concrete The accident occurred at 1 Sunday and Mrs. died of a fractured skull and injuries at the Warner at Man And Wife Injured who had been an Interne it the New Jersey hospital for the at suffered a lacerated and had eral upper teeth knocked He was admitted as a patient to the His Mrs. Agnes 22, suffered a lacerated fore- nead and right Mrs. Lowe and Mr. and Mrs. lark were en route from Trenton to where Clark ed to enroll in a Seventh Day Ad- Clark told Patrolman G. O. of the local of the state highway that he was west at about 20 miles an hour his sedan ran the south side of the highway and crashed into a concrete Mrs. who was rendered un- conscious in the was brought to the hospital by a Ing Dr. P. J. of treated Clark his wife at the scene of the and then sent Clark to the Clark's sedan was damaged to the extent of approximately The machine had to be towed Accident Sunday Morning Near the scene of Sunday after- a car driven by a young Philadelphian skidded at Sunday and rolled over several The er suffered a cut on tile The a convertible owned by the driver's W. S. of Damage to the machine was mated at between and The car was towed to a local The driver later continued to Another accident in which four cars figured occurred on the coin highway at Sunday No one was in- but two of the machines badly SAYS ENGINEER LOWERED BOAT Steward on Morro Castle He Escaped in No. 1 New Sept. 14 ng room steward on the burned Morro Castle testified today that he escaped from the ship in the ber one that it was ordered lowered by the chief engineer and that the chief engineer in the boat heard no one order him into the Richard of was he did it Kopf re- At last Tuesday's session of the inquiry the chief Eben S. testified that the acting captain of the ship to take the boat Kopf said that on his way to the boat deck he saw no James second was questioned about the alleged illegal use of polish on the and fied that he would have taken away any inflammable polishes and dis- charged those found using Pond expressed the belief that the wind had fanned the fire swiftly through the ship and in answer to a question said he saw nothing liar in the rapid spread of the Here's a Threshing Machine of Cumberland threshed C5 bushels of rye in one week by instead of The pair of three-year-old Durham steers shown above on the built in 1898, have supplied the motive Press Flier Killed in Plane Crash Sunday Attended College Here 1924-28 Lieutenant Henry S. killed in a plane crash attended Gettysburg college from 1924 to 1928. He was a ber of the A. T. O. fraternity and is well known Sept. 17 tenant Henry S. 30, was killed at airport Sunday as his twin-engined army bomber slipped out of a climbing turn struck the and cartwheeled FOUR CARS IN PUDDLE CRASH Occupants Are Unhurt as Machines Collide Near into a flaming mass of At another port on the eastern side of the Burnett a was awaiting the Langley flier in anticipation of a family The pilot was alone in the plane and his body was almost ly destroyed by the which fire squadrons from several ars were unable to The exact cause of the accident was in but pilots at the port said they believed Bear went into what they called a in order to change his course or to turn back because of motor Bear was a reserve officer on active duty with the Forty-ninth squadron of second ment group based at Langley He was on a navigation land on his way back to Langley field and stopped at Cleveland Hold Inquest in Fatal Accident An inquest into the death of Robert 24, of who was instantly killed when his head was crushed between two trucks on the Waynesboro near early last Thursday was being held this after- noon at the scene of the Dr. Edgar A. Adams county conducted the On the Jury were G. Edgar Joe J. Hayes Beard and Paul all of and C. R. of Four automobiles figured in an accident on the Lincoln near at o'clock Sunday None of the of the machines in- but two of the cars were so badly damaged they had to be ed All the cars which figured in the accident were traveling The toruble started when the driven by Harold 33, stalled after running through several feet of water which covered the W. E. 3G. also of stopped his sedan several feet be- hind Lehman's Following mill was the sedan of Miss ryn A. 23. of She stopped behind Norris Wesley 23, of was driving a coupe behind Miss As Wilson's car struck the spray obscured his windshield and he failed to see Miss Wilson's car crashed into the rear of the Lancaster woman's forcing it against the rear of mill's The Wilson and Shubrook chines were so badly damaged that both had to be towed from the Only minor damage was caused to Sergeant T. N. of the local of the state highway investigated the HOSPITAL REPORT Miss Anna Gettysburg R. William Mrs. Warren Littlestown R. 2; Mrs. Warren Stewart New Marion Louise Tate and Mary were admitted as patients to the Warner hospital over the Miss Althoff submitted to an operation for the removal of her appendix and the Misses Tate and Stover had their tonsils Those discharged Grace and Mrs. Frank HAS SCARLET FEVER Fred 7-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. of Straban has contracted scarlet and the home was tined this morning by Health Of- ficer John The child is a pupil at the New Chester Mother In Carlisle Langley Sept. 17 Lieutenant Henry S. of the United States army air corps killed Sunday when his heavy bombing plane crashed at the Cleveland was the son of Mrs. Alice of Langley field records He was attached to the 49th squadron and had been stationed the flying post here for the past fifteen He left here for Mt. with five air corps ed men as Aumen Family Holds 4th Annual Reunion The fourth annual reunion of the Aumen family was held at Forest Sunday with 200 persons in elected for the ensuing year include Sylvester John B. vice Elmer Mrs. An- nie and James B. The family decided to hold next year's reunion at the same place on the third Sunday in PRICE THREE CENTS TWO ARE SENT TO PRISON BY LOCAL JURIST Clarence Tingling Sentenced for Assault And IS GIVEN 1-2 YEARS BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Mr. and Mrs. Russell S. Steinwehr announce the birth of an Saturday Both mother and babe are reported doing FORMER LOCAL GIRL MARRIED Daughter of Mr. and MrsT Robert B. Wedded On The marriage of Miss Rosanna Bowles daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. and Clifford Ernest a special ant to the attorney general in the department of justice at took place in the First New at 10 o'clock Saturday the the Rev. Philips Packer The bride was given away by her Robert B. ant to the business manager of the New York and a former itor of the Gettysburg Star and The bride is a native of having been born on Cai lisle street while her parents re- Carlisle street while her parents were residents Her who was Harry L. Snyder and a cousin of Mrs. E. S. The bride was attended by her younger Miss Virginia Mrs. Fix is a graduate of tral high D and Goucher Since graduation she has been a member of the staff of the logue division of the library of con- Mr. Fix is a graduate of more college and of Georgetown law For several years he was secretary to Senator Borah be- foie entering the legal division of the department of justice The bride and bridegroom left immediately by automobile on a honeymoon trip to the Poconos and After October 1, Mr. and Mrs. Fix will be at home at 4007 Connecticut Washington D. C. Two penitentiary sentences were meted out by Judge Donald P. in court this Clarence of with aggravated assault and battery on a night watchman at the Gettysburg furniture was ordered to serve from 18 months to three years in the ein He also was directed to pay a fine of and the costs of cf chaiRed with attempted larceny from poison and was to serve not less than one nor more than two years in the eastern He also was fined and ordered to pay the was arrested here on Memorial day after he had picked the pocket of a Hanover state police Riston gave a state trooper to release The charge of bribery Riston was hended for picking pockets at a fair at but was Charles of charged with the illegal possession of was ordered to pay a fine of and William charged with a statutory was told by Judge McPherson that he would be paroled as soon as he secures Yingling said he expects to enroll in a C. C. C. camp Mrs. was placed on She was before the court for ing a previous Romanus charged with de- sertion and was di- to pay his wife a week un- til October 15, when final tion of his case will be Cases A rule was issued on Edward charged with desertion and non- to show cause why he should not me arrested for failing to keep up support payments to his Luella Sprenkle is in arrears on his A similar rule also was issued on Jesse He also is in arrears in payments to his Mary Grove George M. was named master in the divorce action brought by Luther Sillik against Carolyn and Raymond F. was appointed master n the divorce action of Elizabeth Ellen Dull against Edward A return in the divorce action brought by Clyde A. of against his Mrs. Nellie V. was and a rule was returnable November 12. Plank accuses his wife of desertion cruel and barbarous Thirteen Are Killed in Storm Accidents in State Dr. and Mus. Albert Bachman have returned to Gettysburg after spending the summer in land and other points in the At least thirteen lives were with wrecked washed out highways and flooded farm lands carrying property loss into ands of dollars in a week-end of driving rainstorms in Many narrow escapes were re- Twenty men swam to safety when raging Middle creek swept away a Pennsylvania power ond light company power dam near The flood de- an iron bridge and about fifty other structures and swept fifty cabins along the In Bradford county a collapsing bridge Raymond of into a creek in his but he escaped un- Highways were flooded between Towanda and Sayre and in other central and southern Landslides and washouts pled traffic on three railroads in the vicinity of Flooded cellars caused losses to merchants and home owners in Rainfall was reported by observers as ing three The dead were victims of auto many of them caused by skidding on rain-swept Two were injured in an airplane crash at May Employ 40 County Teachers Eighty-five persons have tered for commercial subjects in the emergency education program in Adams it has been revealed by a survey just Fifty persons have registered in the sic A project for the coming year has been worked out by the local cil which is comprised of tendent J. Floyd Miss Margaret Dr. Henry W. A. Miss Margaret McMillan Prof. L. C. If the program is approved by the department of education at approximately forty all to be selected from the ment of unemployed teachers in the will be Classes will be organized out every section of the Sufficient requests for eight sery school units for children of pre-school age in the county have been Information concerning other proposed courses to be given may be obtained at tho office of the ty superintendent of 12 Will Be Guests of Hagerstown C. of C. Ten members of the board of dis- rectors of the Gettysburg Chamber of Burgess Wilbur J. Stallsmith and James R. superintendent of the tional will be guests of the di- rectors of the Hagerstown Chamber of The local group will leave burg at 11 for After meeting directors of the Maryland city Chamber of the will bo taken on a seeing trip to the Afterward they will RO aboard a steamer on the Potomac river for a cruise and LARGE AT ML FAIR ON Officials Believe High Record Will Be Set Before Closing GROUNDS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION More than two thousand two hundred paid admissions were recorded Saturday at the South Mountain Fair after heavy rains had called a halt to all fair ties for two The estimated including school dren who are admitted performers and is said to have exceeded four the largest crowd in the history of the fair Receipts at the gates and the grandstand totaled The largest previous receipts for any one day was on the third day of the fair in 1932 when were the admission at that time was forty cents this year the admission is five cents Expect Large Crowds If weather conditions continue favorable tonight and the last day of the officials believe that the total receipts will exceed last year and possibly the peak ord of 1932. In 1933 the association reported admissions of and in 1932 Receipts this de- spite the inclement total This is short of last year and short of 1932. The association needs only more paid admissions this tonight and Tuesday to reach the record attendance figures of 1932 and indications are that patrons will turn out tonight and tomorrow if the weather conditions are Despite the heavy rains over day the grounds are reported in good The parking field which was flooded Sunday has trained off completely and is usually one official reported this If there is no more rain today and Tuesday the grounds will be in perfect Band Concerts More crushed gravel and sand were put into low spots by a crew of workmen today to assure patrons of convenient walking around the Band concerts will continue night and Tuesday and the Harry Taylor rodeo continues its Tuesday after- noon and The exhibits remain intact and the exposition remains in full swing for the extended The fair closes at midnight day Let Contract for Battlefield Work HARVEST HOME SERVICE The harvest home service uled to be held at the Union has been postponed until Wednesday evening at The postponement was due to the inclement BUYS GENERAL STORE Mrs. Eleanor M. Linebaugh has purchased the general store of J. A. near Fountain and will operate the Sept. 17 National Park Service today an- the awarding of a contract to the of for the and reconstruction of 1.3 miles of Wainwright and Howe on the Gettysburg The cost will be Nevin O. Eiker Is Married Saturday Miss Dorothy N. daughter of Mrs. be- came the bride of Nevin O. son of Mr. and Mrs. John 334 York at a ceremony performed in the ace of St. Matthew's Lutheran Saturday evening at The ring was performed by the the Rev. Dr. Harry The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Lester Eiker is ployed at the Majestic Thousands of Dollars Damage Is Caused by Heavy Storm on Sunday tj m 9 9 Railroad Tracks Washed Out And Tourists Marooned Here as storm Reaches Heavy TRAFFIC ON MOST HIGHWAYS BLOCKED FOR SEVERAL HOURS Property damage running into thousands of dollars re- in Gettysburg and Adams county from Sunday's heavy which came on the heels of three days of rain last Although no rain fell here on streams were still high from the steady downpour which began last Wednesday and with intermittent until late Friday Two and forty-two hundredth inches of rain fell in burg and sent streams over their banks until they came within a fraction of reaching the mark of August 23, 1933. Six Inches of Rain Dr. Henry government weather recorder said approximately inches of rain fell in Gettysburg from last Wednesday morning until Sunday ing the total precipitation for the month to more than eleven In hundreds of cellars were causing considerable At the foot of Baltimore street cellars were filled and in one or two cases water was running in the front doors of Steinwehr avenue was under water for a depth of two inches at the height of Sunday's and all of that water together with that which came from the Baltimore street hill collected at the foot of the Baltimore street At the intersection of Buford PASTOR CITES THREE PHASES OF MORAL LIFE ship of Christ to Moral Life Given By Rev. TEXT TAKEN FROM ROMANS is Chiist To My was the subject of the sermon de- livered by the Rev. Frederick B. pastor of the Presbyterian Sunday His text was taken from Romans if Christ be in you the body is dead because of but the Spirit is life because of supplies us with a moral said the Rev. Mr. Christian religion or the pel of Christ is a religion of Any person who comes into a vital relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ is bound to recognize that He offers a code of morals to which his disciples must give It hardly seems creditable that some men have no moral standards at all but in some cases that appears to be almost wholly They do not know right from wrong and therefore practice that which is to the Christian unrighteousness out any consciousness of Motive For Obedience second phase of the of Christ to my morals is a motive for obedience to his moral He not only gives me moral standards but he makes me want to obey It is a very common saying among men that if we are if we do the best we can to keep God's law or to follow his we will be saved and go to No man or woman will ever to heaven that The holy scripture teaches that God is satisfied with nothing short of fect obedience and that perfect obedience is a requirement that no man can the Rev. Mr. Crane gives us the power to obey the code and live according to his ethical If we are nue and Seminary water was standing in the street to a depth of 18 and the Bream and Plank garage and numerous cellars in that section of town were ed. The Gettysburg fire company sent a pumper to the Bream and Plank garage to pump out the Sunday Engine Room Flooded This the fire company had a pumper at the engine room at Gettysburg college which was The Reading railroad way was washed out at Boyer's rake factory near Table and a train which left here at 5 o'clock this morning was unable to proceed beyond that Cinders and gravel were dumped into the washout this and an incoming due here at reached Gettysburg at o'clock this The main line of the Western Maryland was washed out near and trains over that division were being routed through Gettysburg this Most Roads Flooded Practically all roads out of were covered with water Sunday afternoon and and many tourists were marooned here for the Rock creek overflowed its banks early and by late afternoon was running across the over and Littlestown On the Littlestown Rock creek was four feet over the and White run was again on the after having reached flood stage proportions last Friday Flat just north of was running over the Sunday and held up traffic for Tiber Leaves Banks The which runs through left its Sunday and was running across Carlisle and North Stratton High wind which accompanied the southeast blew down a large tree on the near Spangler's and blocked an A large branch also broken from a tree in front of the property of H. C. Carlisle One death and thousands of lars in property damage constituted the toll of heavy rainfall and floods that inundated sections of Pennsylvania Rivers and streams were running abnormally high indeed in and the Holy fie was impeded as many roads in duelling in and j became literally flowing so we are possessed by and filled with the blessed power of the Holy Spirit and Christ which power we on Pase in the anthracite water was rising m mines after the fourth consecutive day of heavy The death ascribed to the heavy CORRECTION rain was that of Mrs. Catherine Tlie farm of Charles O. Smith 65, of New was purchased by W. Clarence at a sheriff's sale The farm was not purchased for the National bank as er- She died in the Warner hospital at Gettysburg after an automobile driven by her Steward 24. skidded on the Lincoln reported in Saturday's highway and crashed into a con- The bank has no interest in tjie Smith GO TO HOUSEKEEPING Trooper and Mrs. Joseph F. Bushoy have gone to housekeeping at 252 er is here with the state has been residing at Mont Alto for the past crete Clark and his wife were given hospital treatment for In residents of an area that has been flooded on previous occasions made preparations for hasty evacuation of their homes as Codorus creek began At Grove Glen branches of the creek had over- on Page
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