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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - April 17, 1935, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania PAGE TWO THE GETTYSBURG TIMES WEDNESDAY APRIL 17 1935 Wi Personal Mention and t TELEPHONE 72 OR 91 Miss Eleanor Romberger the members of the Tryst club Tuesday at her home on Chambersburg street The club meet in two weeks with Miss Anne Maust Baltimore street w Miss Alma arrived day evening from Philadelphia where she is a student at Temple university to spend the Easter cation at her home on center square Mrs Charles R Wolff ed the members of the Tuesday night bridge club this week at her home on East Lincoln avenue Ad- guests included Mrs Prank Slaughter of Haddon Heights New Jersey Mrs Ralph D Wickerham Mrs Lester Johnson and Mrs James The club will meet in two weeks with Mrs Charles W Beachem Mrs Herbert L Grimm and Mrs Henry Scharf have issued tions for a at 1 o'clock Friday April 26 at Hotel Gettysburg Mrs Glenn Bream Seminary stieet spent the day in Baltimore Miss Margaret Major will arrive Thursday from Ardmore to spend the Easter vacation with her er Mrs Robert Major road Dr Robert P Marsh will go to Carlisle Thursday evening to at- tend the meetings of the vania academy of science which will be held there Friday and Saturday Mrs Walter Ranney mother of Dr Elliott W Cheney who under- went an operation in an Easton pital ten days ago is reported to be getting along satisfactorily Dr and Mrs John Akers have re- turned home in burg after a visit of several days with Prof and Charles W Beachem V Prof and Mrs C B Stover have gone to Brownsville Maryland to spend the Easter vacation Upper End Communities News notes from the ville ville section as gathered by special Times correspondent Call Biglerville No 8 SEEK TO END TAX DEADLOCK Governor Earle Calls once oi Party Leaders This Afternoon Kathryn Knouse who is a student at Susquehanna university arrived today to spend the Easter vacation with her ents Mr and Mrs M K Knouse of The Workers class of Bethlehem Lutheran Sunday school Bendersville will meet Thursday evening with Mis Routsong Donald Meckley who is a student at State college arrived today to spend the Easter vacation with Mr and Mrs John C of Prison Rebels Return to Posts Columbus April 17 penitentiary warden James C Woodard announced today that all but 78 of the convicts who went on strike Monday returned to their post in the prison shops and mills today Woodard said that during the morning he had talked with the convicts and had told them go back to work or Emergency guards rushed within the walls of the prison today in con- with the passive rebellion but Woodard denied there was ble Local Men Get Wenonah Awards John B Riddlemoser and Crawford Trestle were among the students at Wenonah military academy honored at a banquet Tuesday evening Both Riddlemoser and Trostle re- their varsity letters for ball and basketball at the banquet Ox former can football star at Colgate and present instructor at Temple law school Philadelphia returned to his alma mater to serve as Marty Brill football mentor at LaSalle college Jing Johnson for- mer pitcher and present director of athletics at Ursinus col- lege and Jack McEvoy football coach at Ursinus college gave ad- Following the dinner and speeches Ben Ogden track coach at Temple gave an illustrated talk on track During the evening the cadets gave several of the hit numbers fiom their show Captain Mincemoyer awarded the letters Richard Walton arrived today fjom State college to spend the Easter vacation at his home in lerville An Easter program will be by the Bender's Lutheran Sunday school at o'clock day evening at the church Mrs Clyde Orner was the of honor at a surprise held recently at her home in ville upon the occasion of her bii day anniversary The evening was spent in playing progressive 500 after which refreshments were served The guests included Mr and Mrs Ira Y Baker and ter Lucille of Gettysburg Mr and Mrs Clarence Schwartz and son of Littlestown Mi and Mrs Merl C Bream and Mr and Mrs Reed Snyder of Carlisle Mr and Mrs Samuel Macbeth and daughter Julia Anne and Mr and Mrs Orner and daughter Margaret Louise Harry McDannell has arrived from State college to spend the Easter vacation with his parents Mr and Mrs Edgar McDannell of Arendtsville Mrs Ella Maddox of Roanoke Virginia is spending some time with her son-in-law and daughter Mr and Mrs Baugher of Mr and Mrs Robert Wright and Mrs Anna L Wise of Harrisburg were Sunday guests of Mr and Mrs H G Baugher of Aspers Mrs H E Becknell of ton D C is a guest of her in-law and sister Mr and Mrs E A Meyer of Biglerville Mrs Meyer and her guest spent Tuesday in Harrisburg Mr and Mrs Carl of Westwood New Jersey are spending the season with their ents Mr and Mrs William baugh and Mrs Calvin Rice of lerville Dale Roth a student at Lebanon Valley college is spending the Easter vacation in Biglerville his parents Mr and Mrs Rufus Roth Guessing Contest In Local Theatre LICENSES Marriage licenses were issued at the office of C P Palmer clerk of the courts to Wilbur J Hankey 32 Hamilton township and Miss Ruth E Cluck 32 Franklin township and to William R Harner Jr 22 and Miss Anna M Halter 20 both of Mt Pleasant township FILL IVY WEEK POSTS Elections for Bowl and Spoon positions for the Ivy Week celebration at Gettysburg college were held this week George Millan was elected to the Spade position Edward B Bulleit Bowl and Warren R Jones Spoon Joseph L Rebert son of Mr and Mrs Allen E Rebert town and Dorothy A Orner ter of Mr and Mrs Edward S Orner Arendtsville were united in marriage on Saturday The mony was performed in St Johns Pa by the Rev Theodore C son pastor of the Evangelical Re- formed church there The Rev Mr Hesson was formerly pastor of the Arendtsville Reformed church The Majestic theatre is ing a guessing contest for the next two weeks and the twelve neis will each receive a large tric floor lamp Seven Gettysburg mei chants aie cooperating with the Majestic in conducting the contest Irving isch manager announced today Tickets to enter the contest may be received at each of the seven places of business or at the The contestant writes down the number of beans he or she thinks are in a jar The twelve poisons guessing the number will a lamp The will be announced at the theatre on the evening of May 2 The met chants cooperating in the contest are Ira Plank Mitchell's grocery National garage People's cash store buig hardware store and People's drug store Mr Mirisch also announced that he will show the next issue of The Maich of a of current happenings on April 24 and 25 April 17 ernor Earle today put the ery into motion for snapping the two months deadlock which has snarled the legislature over means for increasing state income in the next two years He called a conference of cratic and republican leaders to dis- cuss conflicting plans of raising new revenues after June 1 and to attempt to reconcile diverging estimates of the amounts necessary These were the basis from which each side is needed and that it should be raised through a series of 22 new uies including a number of new taxes only 000 is needed anti that only nine new measures are needed including eial new taxes Governor Earle called the first compromise conference for o'clock this afternoon Six cans and six democrats were invited fiom each of the two houses Representative Miles Horst anon republican sponsor of the resolution to investigate the state relief system was named chairman of the investigating committee at an organization meeting today The senate passed and sent to the house a to appropriate for the inquiry SLAYER SEEKS COMMUTATION Plea Is Heard by State Board Of Pardons in Harrisburg Today Harrisburg April 17 AP sel for Robert Allen Edwards today carried to the state board of dons their fight to save the ful American tragedy slayer from the electric chair Edwards convicted of slaying Freda McKechnie is under sentence to die the week of May 6 Today Frank McGuigan told the board Freda's death was accidental and that Edwards driven frantic by the tragedy did not know what ne doing when he struck her with a blackjack Nine of the jurors who recom- mended the death penalty for wards signed a statement to the pardon board saying they will have no objection if the board of pardons determines the penalty was too vere and commutes the sentence Attorney General Margiotti said Edwards love letters to Margaret Cram East Aurora York music teacher showed motive for the slaying but added they also give evidence of a deranged mind Edwards counsel asked medical men to study testimony taken in the trial The boy's parents and the father of the slain girl were in the hearing room It was brought out Edwards made a statement a few days after he was first questioned by police and Margiotti said He admitted he in- tended to kill this girl because she was an expectant mother He hit her over the head with a blackjack That sounds more natural doesn't I wouldn't say replied Guigan I have faith in the de- story BITTER FIGHTING REPORTED IN THREE CHACO SECTORS Asuncion April 17 AP in three sectors of the culminated Tuesday in the fall of important town in the Bolivian department of Santa Cruz the war ministry announced j A large deposit of munitions and 1 other war supplies was captured along with the town which viously had been set afire by the Paraguayan ai tillery bombardment it was said The of fall came at the climax of a day of busk fighting in which some of the town's buildings were set afire by enemy shells DIDN'T WANT TO BE HASTY G 0 P SUGGESTS NEW TAX PLAN Present in State Monday Night Would Raise After an argument with Governor Frank Fitzgerald John Gillespie former Detroit police commissioner and a dominant and wealthy figure m Michigan politics wandered into the woods to pull myself together and prevent myself from doing anything hasty He is shown left above as he appeared normally and at right as his son found him ten days after his disappearance Associated Press Photos Giant Clipper Ship Spans Pacific Ocean to Honolulu Honolulu April 17 big clipper plane Pioneer alighted on Pearl Harbor here at a m Honolulu time p m E S T today after a 2400 mile flight Alameda fornia Alameda Cal April 17 Exactly on schedule the big clipper frying boat and its crew left here Tuesday on a flight to Honolulu to blaze the first leg of a commercial trans-Pacific airline to the Orient The plane reported itself 216 miles at sea at 5.30 p rn E S T Tuesday m a message to the Pan-American radio station heie approximately one hour and 40 minutes after the take-off The plane at an elevation of feet was south and west of here and flying 151 miles per hour was reported unlimited and everything aboard O K Off In Late Afternoon The plane took off at 3 50 30 p m 6 50 30 E S T rose GIVE PAGEANT AT EASTER SERVICE SUNDAY GUESTS Mr and Mrs William Walker and son Bentley of Philadelphia were Sunday guests of Mr and Mrs Lott Walker Liberty township Mt Joy Lutheran S S to Pre- sent Play Sunday ning at O'Clock An Easter pageant The Gate Beautiful will be presented by members of the Sunday school at Mt Joy Lutheran church Sunday evening at 7 30 o'clock The Rev Herbert Schmidt is pastor of the church Miss Catherine and Mrs Clarence will be the soloists and the adult choir under the direction of Mrs Charles ner will sing during the tion of the pageant which is being directed by Mrs Heibert Schmidt and Mrs Clarence C Smith The cast follows Harry Maring John Mai ing ter Null Glenn Heller John Plank Frank and Ralph Grove disciples Heiman Otis Shoemaker Ray Heller and Roy Forney soldiers Clarence C Smith Jr Simon Roy Shoemaker Peter Miss Anna Maiy maid Miss Gladys Dem Miss Rebecca Reaver Mary Magdalene Miss Beatrice Sharretts Man of Goldie Mary Misses Margaret Benner Catharine Dougherty angels Misses Marion Durboraw Lucille Reaver Adelle Reaver Freda Benner Smith Anna May Wilson and Ruth Swartz slowly from the water and headed toward its distant goal Four powerful motors developing 2 800 horse power whirled the Dig propellers as several thousand tators eagerly watched the start of the pioneering hop The six men of the crew captained by Edwin C Musick walked to the float and entered their exalt They natty blue uniforms and white caps Rises In Thirty Seconds Then Chief Pilot R O D Sullivan opened the throttles and the craft turned slowly and headed out into the bay Spray foamed from the sleek black hull as the clipper gathered speed It laced along the for a quarter of a mile and after 30 lifted into the air Among the spectators was van's young son and Mrs Harry R Canaday wife of the craft s junior flight officer I think daddy made the best take-off I ever joung Sullivan exclaimed happily Dozen Planes As Escort Apparently flying slowly the per nevertheless forced a dozen companying planes to race in ing up with it as it passed over San Francisco and out of the Golden Gate The two thm fingers of the en Gate bridge under construction formed a for the plane as it flew over the blue Pacific The sun was shining brilliantly at Alameda and weather conditions at sea were reported almost ideal Theie were a scattered clouds en route and no adverse winds lican in the senate Monday night proposed these taxes as natives to the twenty-two point gram totaling which Governor Eaile submitted two months l income tax with federal tions to produce for the two-year If this should be declared then and only then a moderate income tax in lieu thereof 2 Ten per cent net in- come tax to apply to all forms of business including and utilities This is an increase of 66 per cent over the amount proposed by the nor 3 Imposition of tax upon trans- feis of property by gift at the same late as the present inheritance tax 000 4 Reducing the time limit foi escheating or payment of unclaimed deposits to the state by banking or savings institutions 5 Tax according to the miles operated in Pennsylvania on foreign coming into state 6 A tax on cigarettes at the rate of one cent for each ten cigarettes or fraction thereof 7 A tax on non-alcoholic ages and non-alcoholic mixed drinks milk 8 Imposition of a documentary tax at the rate of five cents per on all notes deeds bonds and mortgages 9 Two-cent tax on checks and drafts or orders for payment of Total In addition the gested a sales tax with all foods exempted estimated to raise in the next all of which would go to the reduction of school taxes on real estate Police Forbid Harpooning of Fish Pans of fish in the Seine river has been den by Paris police To the of patient ermen who daily line the banks of I the stream the law means I little Fish caught m or near the seldom are moie than three or four inches in length too small to harpoon One fisherman whose laied coat was topped by a deiby expressed the belief that the was issued to save work for lice Ambitious harpooners he said sometimes fall in the necessitating hurry calls for the rescue squad SUGGESTS PLAN TO PAY BONUS Senator Harrison Offers Redemption Method to Meet Bonus POLICEMAN INJURED BY PIECE OF Cincinnati April 17 Fergus veteran policeman has run into many hard ones in his but a piece of cake finally stopped him Fergus was romping with his dren when one of them threw the piece of cake It hit the policeman in the eye and he had to be treated at a hospital Fergus is ing the cake and its origin Minnesota Cager In Freak Accident IN COLLEGE CLUB Miss Emily Wible and Clyde ers both of Gettysburg are members of the lural club of the Millersville state teachers college The club which numbers one hundred and thirty-five members will send gates to the national conference which will be held in Columbus Ohio next September ON AIR FRIDAY Mrl John M Phillips of burgh president of the state of Pennsylvania Women will in a broadcast with Boake Carter news commentator Friday evening at 7.45 o'clock Mrs Phillips has spoken in Gettysburg on several occasions under the auspices of the Mothers club which is a member of the state federation and has many friends here Hills Minn has its broken collar bones and ball its sprained ankles and spike wounds but here's a brand new in- jury for swallowed tongue While the local hmh court five was engaged in its List came of the season with Magnolia Jack Hills jumped for the ball and fell to the floor in a conscious condition with great difficulty Hushing onto the he Hills coach discovered Dean s tongue was flipped if swallowed coach pulled the lad tongue back into position and after a ment's rest Dean went back into the game Washington April 17 f AP A method of com- the cash bonus to cost and designed to meet administration re- introduced i by Chairman Harnson of the ate finance committee He said his which he fore- cast President Roosevelt would prove if passed by would cost the government 000 000 more than the law It would advance the date of the adjusted seivice fiom 1945 to 1938 and to for them negotiable into cash Ine bonds which veterans could get in exchange lor their would bear interest at 3 pei cent which Hanison said would make it possible for the soldiers to find a ready for them But aa an incentive foi not to their certificates tor bends the would extend to them the light to hold then until the old date of 1945 and obtain four per cent interest compounded annually Traffic Lights For Ball Field Detroit stop and go lights which mean so much to the motorist will flash at field this sepson The home field of the American league champions the Detroit pers will have a new Scoreboard 110 feet Ions and 30 feet high ir left center field this season Ir place of amber will flash the strikes green lights the balls and red lights the cuts New Easter Styles Zipper Vanity Hags Many Colors and Designs Priced at each Beautiful Assortment of Easter Greeting Cards CHAMBERSBURG ST Store A M to 6 P M GROW A GARDEN Make this store your headquarters for all sary gardening equipment and supplies Insist on Schell's Quality Seeds GEO M ZERFING Hardware On the Square GETTYSBURG PA SHUMAN'S CUT RATE STORE 34 Baltimore Street Citrate of for Genuine Texas Crystals Tablets Saraka ggc Tooth Preparations Lunches Like EASTER CANDY We have a Large Assortment of Easter Candy MAY WE SERVE YOU? East End Grocery Hoku Slaybaugh Prop BIGLERVILLE SUNDAY VISITORS Sunday visitors at the home of Mrs Jennie Hartdagen town Station were Mr and Mrs George M Stover Gettysburg R R Mrs Came Ferguson R D Mis Charles Em- W H Kipe Sabillasville Rhoda Ferguson ana children Anita Lola Mona Mae and Carlton Fairfield R D Mr and Mis George and en Charles bur Paul and Blanch Sabillasville Mi and Mrs Roy and and Lois Mr and Mrs J Douey and son Gene of Mr and Mrs Guv Kipe and son Chester Thomas Gardner Mis J B Witherow R D Mrs j Viola l Cox Blue Ridge Summit and Ivan I Ohler of Gettysburg Treated for Head Injury in York Ira Herring son of C E Herring Orrtanna returned home from the West Side rium York Tuesday after receiving treatment for head in- when he fell off a sled while coasting shortly alter mas The lad who is a pupil in the Orrtanna school was admitted to the hospital Monday He was accompanied to York by his Melvin APPEALS TO COURT FOR HIS HEAVIES 18 Seminarians Continued from Page One Meyersdale Robert Edgar Gail Prey York George Knode Gelbach Graffins Hohman Petersburg Elwood George Johnson Altoona William Chester Karns Ji Everett Ernest Korte Easton Mainland Ralph Williams Meckley Altoona George Leonard Nicholas Jesse Daniel Rebel Shippensburg gans Aithur Howard Oliver George Dale Wolfe Aithur Elder Millar New and Eu- gene William Young Marj land Chicago April 17 It was cold in Chicago Monday and many persons shivered Among them was George Roger Williams who came into Judge De- couit and asked for an order to collect his heavies When he said Ruth his wife whom he is suing for divorce i tell him to bring my diamond This gave the court an idea for a little exchange of articles Giv e her the ring said the I court and get your underwear I I FIRE DAMAGES PLANE AND HURTS MECHANIC Miami Fla April 17 AP Flames which quickly spread over a flying boat being re- paned at a Pan-American hangar here one mechanic less seriously injured another ana caused about damage to the large ship which cost to build Leioy Norton 27 was burned most over his entire body when the I electric drill with which he was working in the plane's hull ignited fuel which had been released when a dump valve was knocked open Twenty Grand in British Races London appearance of Mrs s Twenty j Grand on English is ly anticipated m racing curies of in the United States is well known Twenty Grand is entered for two races this season the Goodwood cup on August 1 at Goodwood and the cup at Doncaster tember 13 The Goodwood cup race is r 2 miles 5 furlongs a distance longer than two of the tucky route The Aga Khans Felicitation is weighted 137 l pounds together w ith I Grand and H E Morris's Tai Yang I in a list of about 20 horses with i weights including Pete 1 wick s Mrs F Ambrose On Post Marshall Fields and William l 1 STOCK I New Yoik April 17 stock maintained its balance i without much difficulty today de- indifference of lecent and lagging commodities Two classes of j stock were in bi demand I throughout the nnd ad- moie than a point each while a steady to fain tone in such shares as t- Wainer Spicer manufacturing cules Bendix and Budd Among specialities climbing a point or so were Inland steel United nnd Philip OUTLAW IS Denton Texas April 17 Ralph Fults recent of the condemned outlaw Raymond Hamilton was captured today by thiee Denton officers who chased lurn to the end of a blind country lane Bigler Plant Continued from Pago One d with a likelihood that additional will be engaged dining the peak season Thf cushions to be in ale in packing The cushion is a laige papei cushion about one-half inch thick and filled with a composition made from old pi int The cushion is placed over the of before the is placed thus the ruit Irom damage in storage 01 in shipment every laige buyer of f i uit has ordered that the cushions be used on all pin chased by him and many large companies have been using the cushions for some tune It has a saving in waste or damaged fruit and is a boon to the fruit industry Two cushions to those to be made in arc on dis- play in the windows of The burg Times FIREMEN GIVEN TOYS FIND THEM ON FIRE Denver 17 the file would be glad to collect toys she had saved for bution among poor children next Christinas The would find the toys In a box on the ash pit at her home Mrs Heibert C Hamilton told the over the telephone A few minutes later the telephone rang again Fire engines sped to the Hamilton house The toys were ablaze A spark fiom the ash pit had set the boa on fne The firemen came empty-handed WOULD CUT TRIAL COST TO IS OPERATED UPON Mrs J East Berlin an operation in the Hanover General hospital day She had been a patient there since lasl Wednesday Mrs An- is doing as well as can be expected Trenton N J April 17 AP New Jeisey expects to pare oil its Hauptmann trial expenses for an even cost of David T attorney-general and ator Charles E Loizeaux chairman of the appropriations committee reached an agreement in a ence Tuesday whereby Loizeaux will introduce a supplemental tions for With this Wilentz hopes to a settlement of the ing unpaid bills All of the appropriated by the state i house commission several ago has been expended
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