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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - October 14, 1936, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Good Evening Violators of the law beware of the Wolff THE GETTYSBURG TIMES ESTABLISHED 1902 Truth Our Public Our Aim Member of The Associated Press Weather Forecast Mostly cloudy tonight not much change In temperature Oct na Mto COLLEGE LEAGUE LAYS PLANS FOR MEETING Delegates to tion From Local Chapter Named 7 Tuesday THREE MEMBERS ADDED TO ROLL The Woman's league of burg college held its opening the a In the social rooms of Christ theran church with its new dent Mrs Lester O Johnson pre- siding Plans for the convention of the general league which will be held here on Thursday and Friday No- 5 and 6 were discussed and committee appointed to serve before and at the time of the convention The silver jubilee of the league will be celebrated at that time with programs and ment Mrs Lester O Johnson and Mrs C H Heldt secretary of the local league were chosen delegates to the convention Mrs Guile W Lefever and Mrs Bertram H Saltzer were appointed to take charge of the dis- of tickets for the banquet which will be held at the woman's division of Gettysburg college Thursday evening Members who will serve as pages during the two days include Mrs George R kln Miss Anna Cairns Mrs Daniel Leisher Mrs P J McGlynn Mrs Bruce N Wolff and Mrs LeRoy Winebrenner The silver boxes were collected at Tuesday's meeting The names of Mrs Prank H Kramer Mrs Harold Beeson and Mrs Haer were added to the roll of the league Next Dec 15 Mrs Dunning Idle was appointed of the hostess committee for the next meeting which will be held Tuesday December 15 Included on the afternoon's gram were a group of piano solos by Mrs John Sanderson and a talk by Dr Thomas L Cline on his tour through Europe this summer The meeting closed with a social hour during which refreshments were served The hostesses ed the following members of the ex- Mrs Lester O Johnson Mrs C H Heldt Mrs Robert P Marsh Mrs Charles P Sanders Mrs W C Waltemyer Mrs George Waters and Mrs E P Strausbaugh Appointments of copper and brass and tall golden candles were used on the tea table at which Mrs Charles P Sanders and Mrs E F Strausbaugh presided Autumn leaves and flowers were used in dec- orating the rooms GETTYSBURG PA WEDNESDAY EVENING OCTOBER 14 1936 Read by Nearly Everybody in Adams County PRICE THREE CENTS For Love of Country Banquet to Mark Cemetery Dedication S of U V Association to Hold Sixth Annual Affair on No- 21 The past commanders and past presidents association of Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil war and its auxiliary will hold its sixth an- banquet commemorating the dedication of the National cemetery November 19 1863 at the Hotel Gettysburg Saturday evening No- 21 at o'clock E F Strausbaugh chairman of the committee on arrangements IS being assisted by the Mrs E P Strausbaugh secretary Mrs Lulu Miller and Mrs J I Mumper COIN DESIGN TO BE GIVEN ARTS GROUP FRIDAY Pittsburgh Sculptor to Present lar to Com- mission NAB BUS DRIVER ON HIS LAST RUN Patrolmen Also Arrest Two Truckers for Speeding timore Vehicle Overloaded The driver of the last Great ern stages bus to pass through Age nor sex knows no limitation upon love of country Here is shown was arrested by a highway the picture of a girl an old man and a youth bearing arms for Spain as they march with the government militia to face insurgent guns in the little village of Cabanas Spain near Toledo Associated Press Photo HANOVER HOST TO INSTITUTE Missionary Society of Re- formed Classis to Meet October 29 DRIVER HELD FOR COURT Bernard Kuykendall Pleads Guilty to Drunken ing Charge Following a hearing before Justice of the Peace John C Shealer day Afternoon Bernard dall 28 near Taneytown signed j pleas of guilty to charges of drunken driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident in which his car had been involved The charges had been laid by Officer Charles W Gulp Jr of the borough police In default of bail on the two charges Kuykendall was ted to the county jail for court The Maryland man was arrested in Gettysburg Sunday morning by Officer Gulp after his machine had struck and damaged to the extent of about the automobile of C Reuben Bankert parked in front of the owner's home on Steinwehr nue Officer Gulp and Bankert testified at the hearing and the sworn ment of the defendant's brother Robert Kuykendall Aspers was read naming Bernard as the driver and stating that he had been at the time of the crash LAWYER G O P SPEAKER Robert A Littleton Esq ington D C will deliver the cipal address Thursday evening at a republican rally to be held at center square New Oxford The gathering is being sponsored by the New Oxford union league and the county republican committee Dr Frank S Magill John R Jackson Esq and Robert E Tipton party nominees also will speak Music will be provided by the New Oxford school band and other ment is to be offered Refreshments will be served The Women's Missionary society of Gettysburg of the Re- formed church will hold Its annual fall missionary education institute Thursday October 29 at Trinity Reformed church York street over the Rev Dr Marshy J Roth pastor as guests of the Girls guild of Trinity church Sessions will be held in the ing at 10 o'clock and in the after- noon at 2 o'clock The theme for the institute will be World Fields Prom Ocean to Ocean Speakers for the day will be Mrs and Mrs Reichen of the General synod of the cal and Reformed church The officers of the Classical President Mrs Howard 8 Fox Gettysburg first vice dent Mrs Ernest W Brindle Ar- second vice president Mrs C Edward Stambaugh over recording secretary Miss Sue Tanger Hanover corresponding secretary Mrs J N Faust Spring Grove and treasurer R O Myers Hanover ELKS BIRTHDAY PARTY The Gettysburg lodge of Elks will hold one in a series of birthday parties Thursday evening at the home on Chambersburg street Roast duck will be party served at the of R C plw A Victor Radio BOY 5 BREAKS LEG Alfred Weaver aged five years Gettysburg R p was brought to the Annie M Warner hospital today for an X-ray examination and ment of a fracture of the right leg between the knee and the hip Home Is Quarantined For Diphtheria Case Adams county Health Officer H C Bucher Biglerville this morning quarantined the home of Edward Staley township for diphtheria A daughter Elsa 14 a pupil in the Cold Springs school was taken ill last Friday No other cases of diphtheria have been reported in any section of the county REV LB HAFER RESIGNS CHARGE Lutheran Minister to Retire After Forty Years of Active Preaching At a joint meeting of the three church councils of the York Springs Lutheran charge held in the York Springs church Tuesday evening the Rev L B Hafer who has served the charge as pastor for more than 10 years presented his nation to take effect December 22 At that time the Rev Mr Hafer will have completed ten and one- half years as pastor besides plying the pulpit about a period of two months previous to the ning of pastoral work The Rev Mr Hafer has spent 40 years in the active ministry He will retire from the pastorate and will devote himself to preaching where a supply is wanted for single days or where short term service is needed during vacancy of pulpits The Rev and Mrs Hafer have a residence nearing completion in Taneytown Maryland where Mrs Hafer lived prior to her marriage last year and where the Rev Mr Hafer was pastor before com- ing to Gettysburg They will move to that place in the near future patrolman from the local tion and charged with speeding at the rate of 50 miles an hour on the Lincoln highway west of here The information was laid before Justice of the Peace Charles F Redding Cumberland township Great ern bus service was discontinued here Tuesday Roy M Hill burgh was the driver Patrolmen also arrested two truck OVER ORDERED NOW The second stage in the ment of the design for the United States half-dollar authorized by congress to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of burg will be submitted to Senator John S Rice Pennsylvania state commission chairman and the state fine arts commission on Friday by Prank Vittor Pittsburgh sculptor commissioned to prepare the de- signs The obverse side of the coin will show two Civil war veterans a Un- ion soldier and then a Confederate veteran both in profile wearing the uniform and insignia cap or hat of the regular forces On this side of the coin is a border carrying the in- scription United States of and Gray Reunion The reverse side of the coin ries the official insignia of the sylvania state commission the Un- ion and Confederate shields and a fasce separating the two shields Seeking Clue in Sack Death Detectives are shown examining a stained automobile seat in a car seized at the home of Oscar Battalini a chef held as a voluntary witness in the sack death of Mrs Grayce Asquith at Weymouth Massachusetts Associated Press Photo drivers for speeding through tne shield are the 13 borough of New Oxford Tuesday stripes of the original colonies and and nabbed a coal truck driver in Hanover for overloading his vehicle Out-of-state drivers were arraigned before justices of the peace and fined while Pennsylvanians were given 10 days in which to appear to settle their cases George W Schwartz Baltimore was fined and costs by Justice of the Peace Lester J Sell Hanover for driving an overloaded truck The patrolman who made the arrest alleged that Schwartz's load was pounds over the pounds allowed M C Overbaugh Broadway ginia and Prank Neff Timberville Virginia drivers of trucks loaded with chickens were taken into tody in New Oxford and charged with speeding at the rate of 52 miles an hour in that borough Both were taken before Justice of the Peace R M Straley New Oxford who col- fine and costs from each Not Ready to Fill Deputy Sheriff Post Sheriff B W Spence said today that he is not ready to announce his appointment of a deputy to fill the vacancy caused by the tion of Daniel J Wolff elected Tuesday evening to a position on the borough police force Sheriff Spence said that there are plenty of applicants for the post and that he will probably make the pointment later this week The formal resignation of Wolff was expected at the sheriff's office today Deputy Sheriff Elaine E Bixler remains in office HOSPITAL REPORT Mrs Abbie M Kuhn Cashtown was admitted to the Annie M ner hospital and Wilson McDonnell Gettysburg R D was discharged HURTS HIS FOOT Joseph Gross Gettysburg a factory employe was treated for an injury to the great toe of his right foot Tuesday at the Annie M Warner hospital Concrete for Floor Of New Vault Poured Workmen Remove Cellar Steps Doorway Is Cut in Clerk's Office Workmen for O H Hostetter Hanover contractor this morning completed the pouring of concrete for the reinforced floor of the new vault being at the court house at the former location of the probation office Other workmen are employed at the front of the building in moving cellar steps from the south to the north side of the hallway A small room at the head of the old stairway is to be converted into a conference room for Red Cross officials who will occupy the present office of the clerk of the courts A doorway is to be cut in the east wall of the clerk's office to connect the two rooms Work on the vault and other changes are to tie complete by the end of this month Holstein Cow in Markle Herd Yields Most Milk Butterfat Lee A McCauslin Reports 8 Groups Under Test ing September A registered Holstein cow owned by Mrs Annie Markle near New Chester carried off honors in duction of both milk and butterfat during the month of September records of the Adams county cow testing association show The mal gave pounds of milk in the period and 61.6 pounds of butterfat Second highest cow in the association herds also is owned by Mrs Markle Its record was pounds of milk and 48.8 pounds of butterfat It is a registered stein Among the 10 highest cows in production five are Holsteins three are Jerseys and two seys The only animals to go above five per cent in butterfat production are the 3 Jersey cows The highest has a test of 5.9 per cent butterfat and is owned by Harry E Brown The other Jerseys are owned by N J Vines Biglerville R 2 None of the Jerseys is registered There were eight herds under test by Lee A McCauslin tester for the association Records were kept of 115 tows and nine of them gave over 40 pounds of butterfat with only one of that group giving more than 50 pounds In milk production 14 ped the mark and half of that number exceeded pounds A list of the records of the 10 highest producing cows in butterfat and the names of their owners Mrs Annie two highest cows Harry E Brown grade Jersey 825 pounds of milk and 48.7 pounds of fat for a test of 5.9 per cent N J Vines Biglerville R D grade Jersey 888 pounds of milk and 48 pounds of fat testing 5.4 per cent Elmer J Herr and sons near over registered Guernsey 966 pounds of milk 44.4 pounds of for a test of 4.6 per cent Harry E Brown pounds of milk 44 pounds of butterfat for a test of 35 per cent E J Herr and sons registered Guernsey pounds of milk and 43.1 pounds of fat for a test of 4.2 percent Mrs Annie Markle pounds of milk and 42.5 pounds of fat for a test of 3.3 per cent N J Vines grade Jersey 756 pounds of milk and 40 pounds of fat testing 5.3 per cent Edgar Wearer Gettysburg R D registered Holstein pounds of milk and 39.8 of fat 3.2 per cent the field of stars representing the states admitted to the union at the time of the war On the erate shield the states are resented by stars in the form of a cross The shields and faces are supported by olive leaves and branches of oak leaves Around the border the following inscription will appear 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg Senator Rice said today that more than of the coins to be minted have been ordered and proximately 82 per cent have been paid for the money being deposited in the two Gettysburg banks We are confident that the en- tire issue will be subscribed for be- fore the coins are feady for bution some time in ator Rice said The profit derived H S Sophomores Select Officers At a meeting of the sophomore class at Gettysburg high school Tuesday afternoon class officers were elected as President William Everhart vice-president Helen Saby secretary Sara ring and treasurer Eleanor walt ASSIGN ROLES Biglerville Players to Present Tiger November 19 and 20 FRANK VITTOR from the sale of the coins must be spent on the 1938 observance and celebration in Gettysburg This was specifically provided for in the eral act which our commission re- quested of congress We will not Continued on Page Two MISSION PROGRAM FIXED Women's Society of Lutheran Church Will Meet in over on Thursday Plans are completed for the Ad- ams county conference of the Missionary society of the West Pennsylvania synod of the United Lutheran church which will be held Thursday afternoon and ning in St Paul's Lutheran church York street Hanover the Rev O Dean pastor The conference theme will be Christ the Light of the World The afternoon session will begin with a period for registration from until 2 o'clock Following the registration the conference session will begin with an organ prelude Gaul after which the de- service will be conducted Mrs Herbert Schmidt The address of welcome will be given by Mrs O C Dean wife of the pastor of the hostess church and will made by the response Mrs Tiger a three-act tery comedy by Robert St Clair will be presented by the Peter Pan dramatic players of Biglerville high school in the school Thursday and Friday ings November 19 and 20 Members of the cast Erma Eleanor Dill a Hindu Stanley Sheely Sara Jane Walters Mrs Josephine Black Peggy Jean Bucher William Beales wald Wallace Coddington The parts of Arthur and the mystery woman have not yet been assigned Miss Jessica Weaver is directing the play BERTH ANNOUNCEMENT A daughter was born Tuesday in the Hanover general hospital to Mr and Mrs Samuel Higinbotham West New Oxford Mrs Higinbotham before marriage was Miss Marguerite Sheets New ford WPA EXHIBIT OPEN 3 DAYS Models Show Results of Work On Projects Under eral Supervision Finishing touches were being placed on the WPA exhibit in the Hotel Gettysburg annex Carlisle street this afternoon in preparation for the opening of the display Thursday evening at o'clock The display room will be open from to 9 o'clock Thursday Friday and Saturday evenings Each evening at 7 o'clock and again at 9 o'clock programs of orchestra hill billy and vocal music will be presented by WPA music project pupils from Adams county Models of wood and plaster of Paris show before and after views of scenes of WPA activity on ways borough streets bridges ports and sewage plants and other public works Other models strate federal work in work camps where the men built roads bridges forest trails dams and improved streams Booths show the work of the grave registration project in Adams ty the work of the NYA in game feeding and preservation projects nursery schools and flood emergency work Model com- are shown with music and drama centers Products of projects in arts and crafts are shown as well as needlework and sewing A first aid station is to be as a part of the exhibit Project heads and their assistants were trained In first aid by Red Cross instructors last summer THROWN IN CREEK Harry Patterson Brings Against Geo Sell Held for Grand Jury George Sell 30 township was arrested Tuesday evening by Deputy Sheriff Daniel J Wolff on a charge of aggravated assault and battery laid before tice of the Peace John C Shealer by Harry Patterson also of township Patterson charges that several months ago Sell seized his year-old son and threw him into a stream at a point where the water was about seven feet deep The boy narrowly escaped with his life terson alleges The warrant had been Issued some time ago but officers had been unable to locate Sell The defendant posted bail and was released for his appearance before the November grand jury He waived a preliminary hearing before Justice Shealer COUNCIL ELECTS DANIEL J WOLFF POLICEMAN HERE 6 Guise Also Named High Constable at A Special DEATH CAUSED TWO VACANCIES TWO CHARGES FOLLOW CRASH Police Say Ernest Wilkinson Failed to Yield Highway And Had No License Ernest Wilkinson Orrtanna R 2 has been charged with failing to yield half the highway to oncoming traffic and with driving without an operator's license by Corporal J G Warren who investigated an dent in which Wilkinson's car ured near Zora Sunday evening The charges have been laid before tice of the Peace George W Naugle Orrtanna At the time of the crash of the Wilkinson car with a machine driven by Mrs J Earl Elder Pittsburgh the patrolman was told that son had fled from the scene on foot leaving his wrecked car behind of the Elder car learned from Louis Metz township a passenger in Wilkinson's car the identity of the man who had left the scene The officers located Wilkinson later and found that he had no driver's license POLITICS THEME Members of Local Club to Hear Discussions on cratic Republican Parties The Business and Professional Women's club will hold a political meeting at the Y W C A on Thursday evening Miss Elizabeth Woods chairman of the public affairs committee will preside Starting promptly at eight o'clock Miss Edna Eicholtz will discuss the democratic candidates and form At eight-thirty o'clock Mrs Quincey W Hershey York Springs will present the republican side Hostesses for the meeting will be Mrs Donald Scott Mrs Harold Cromwell and Mrs Ray Kitzmiller AH local women arc invited to at- tend Following this meeting the net of the club will convene to dis- cuss several matters of importance A position on the borough police force and the post of high con- stable both made vacant by the death last Thursday of George B Aughinbaugh were filled Tuesday evening at a special meeting of the town council Daniel J Wolff since January a deputy sheriff under B W Spence was elected to the vacancy on the borough police force The otheR applicants Special Police Officer Glenn Guise and Constable Horace L Bender a former town councilman After the election of the man council named Glenn Guise Fourth street as high constable of the borough He had applied for either position Rufus B Weaver a former deputy sheriff was the only other applicant for high con- stable Neither election was mous but in both instances council followed the recommendations of the safety committee which had considered the matter at a special meeting Monday evening Application Presented With seven of the nine members of council in attendance President C W Epley called the meeting to order shortly after o'clock and asked Secretary Ross R Myers to read applications for the position on the police force The secretary read first an application from Horace L Bender Attached to the application was a list of 52 tures of Gettysburg businessmen who endorsed Bender's candidacy An application was read next from Wolff and then Burgess Wilbur J presented the name of- Glenn Guise at the request of the candidate he said President Epley asked J Price Oyler chairman of the safety com- for his committee's and a resolution was read naming Wolff as policeman On a viva-voce vote oral vote there was a division and a roll call vote was taken resulting in the adoption of the resolution by a vote of five to two A similar dure was followed in the election of a high constable except that on the viva-voce vote there was only one dissenting vote and President Epley declared the resolution adopted without a roll call Shifts Are Discussed Councilmen said they will ask Wolff to resign his position as uty sheriff before becoming man He is to begin his duties at 8 o'clock this evening His election is for about 14 months Guise was elected high constable for the unexpired term of baugh who began serving a year term in January Some discussion arose as to which of the old M Spence or Charles W Gulp should be assigned to the shift from 4 a m to noon Burgess said he would consider the matter Continued on Pace Birthday Greetings Today William Gilbert Jr Hanover street Glenn Hankey Baltimore street Lester L Klingel New Oxford Edna Thomas Gettysburg R D Martha McCleaf daughter of Mr and Mrs G K McCleaf Ruth Beam Table Rock Janice Deardorff Arendtsville 12 Charles F McBeth Biglerville R 1 Mrs Mary Sharrah town Mrs John Sease East Water street Mildred Watson daughter of Mr and Mrs Roy Watson town Wilbur Redding West High Miss Aurella Codori Baltimore street Miss Mary Prete Buford avenue Charles W Biesecker Orrtanna 70 Ida May Alexander daughter of Mr and Mrs Roy A Alexander Water street 13 Shirley Chronister Buford nue 12 Prances Ann Jacobs daughter of Mr and Mrs William P But Middle street I
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