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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - October 8, 1948, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Weather Forecast Cloudy with rain and cooler night Saturday cloudy with little temperature THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Truth Our Public Good Our Aim ESTABLISHED 1902 Honor To Ourselves And Profit To Our Patrons Evening Have You Donated To The Freedom Train Vol 46 No 241 Adams County's Only Daily Newspaper GETTYSBURG PA FRIDAY EVENING OCTOBER 8 1948 Wire Member of The Associated Press PRICE THREE CENTS Colonel William G Weaver Heads Freedom Train Parade Committee For November 13 Colonel William G Weaver more street was elected chairman of the People's Parade committee of the Gettysburg and Adams County 71 loint meeting of tlie Veterans and tary committees in the Hotel Thursday night It was decided to merge the two committees because of the larity of their assignments and to concentrate on a People's parade here on the afternoon of Saturday November 13 This will be the second day's feature of the Week's cation program prior to the two-day exposition of the Freedom Train here November 19 and 20 The committees meeting Frank Crane area director of The American Heritage foundation At- torney Donald M Swope general chairman and Paul L Roy tary of the Freedom Train com- drafted a tentative outline for the November 13th parade Unique Parade It will be unique and entirely ferent from any parade ever staged in Gettysburg and is expected when details are completed and published to attract Interest and enthusiasm We are planning a mammoth demonstration of Americanism and patriotism by all the veterans of all services of Adams Colonel Weaver said We also hope to have a number of army units an aerial demonstration a speaker of wide prominence and at least seven bands participate in our People's parade and program he added The suggestion for our style of parade was made by Mr Crane and our committee members immediately adopted it as being the most unique ever attempted here Game Postponed Until Saturday It was announced this after- noon at 2 o'clock the Waynesboro high school football game scheduled for this evening will be played Saturday evening at 8 o'clock due to inclement weather A group ol several hundred pupils staged a parade and fire rally Thursday evening Meeting at the high school at 7 the group headed by the high school band marched to center square where cheers were given and the majorettes formed Upon returning to the high school the youngsters con- to the baseball field where the bonfire was lighted by Bruce Westerdahl end on the team and Jean McGlaughlin chief cheer leader A dummy the Waynesboro team was burned More cheers were given and members of the and Coaches George Forney and Howard Shoemaker spoke The singing of the school song con- cluded the program which was arranged by Miss Florence Adam of the faculty 200 CHEST FUND SOLICITORS TO BEGIN SATURDAY Nearly 200 solicitors on Saturday will begin a ten-day drive to raise for the Gettysburg ity Chest borough has a Community Chest solicitors will spend much of their time in explaining that the Com- munity Chest drive replaces six other campaigns for funds would have been held this year if there had been no Community Chest They are heartened however by the fact that national and local publicity has made most Gettysburg residents conscious of the need for Community Chest contributions Something New Mere The success of the first Community Chest drive in Gettysburg will depend upon the early generosity and response of the people of this community to the urgent needs of the agencies participating in the campaign according to a Chest official The agencies who will share in the fund to be raised by popular subscription are those who serve and cater to the welfare of all the community There is no remuneration for any individual but the entire community direct benefits from the success of the campaign The Times completed on Thursday a series of articles on those agencies participating The public IA well in money they give to the Chest drive is to be spent When the workers call for contributions Chest officials feel that they will be well received and that the response will be hi scope and generous in spirit The life of the participating agencies depends upon how burg will respond to this human appeal Local Trucker Held On Drunken Driving Roy B Eckert of Gettysburg re- mained Thursday in the Franklin county jail Chambersburg he was committed in default of j -t X nn n rtf H j bell in Gettysburg and secure j nations from every resident I The solicitors will inform those upon whom they call that this something new in Gettysburg one drive to replace six campaigns for bond for court on a charge of en driving filed by state police before Justice of the Peace Stewart M Kohler of Fayetteville Eckert a truck driver was ar- rested Saturday afternoon on the DR CASHMAN SURGEON DIES IN PITTSBURGH Dr Bender Z Cashman 62 ical director and chief of staff at Elizabeth Steel Magee hospital of that area tV funds To meet the residents Mount Cydonia sand bank road on Pittsburgh died Thursday I will have to give to the Community j information received from a resident He was also head of the to provide adequate lead- ment of gynecology in the University j for youth groups in the local of Pittsburgh's School of churches In line with that service to youth the group also voted that our local guilds should help to port the sending of more young FIREMEN GET FROM INSURANCE TAX Harold i As outlined the parade nej approved payment of terminate in Center square where to Relief Fund 33 political subdivisions Chest as much or more than they gave previously to six drives com- The solicitors seeking to make it easier for borough residents to meet the request will present them with cards by which they can fy if they wish to pay the amount at regular intervals up to July 1 1949 The solicitors will tell donors just how if that is the the donor gives will be divided The Civic Nursing Association which furnishes free nursing care for those j a number of students for the unable to pay and makes possible t hood at Mount Saint Mary's semi- care in homes where a nurse nary near Emmitsburg next week j is required to care properly for The orders will be conferred in the the sick will be given of Mount Saint Mary's college chapel each received The Boy j on Tuesday Wednesday Thursday scouts who are training Most Rev Dr Lawrence J Shehan SACRED ORDERS WILL BE GIVEN 38 SEMINARIANS Sacred orders will be conferred on He had spent 25 years doing research in women's diseases Dr Cashman suffered a heart at- tack two weeks ago and irad re- mained in a critical condition since that time Native of New Oxford The deceased was a native of New Oxford and was a graduate of college in the class of 1905 In 1909 he was graduated from the 0 UIL D W 0 M E N Franklin Moore Tells Local STRESS Workers To Retain EDUCATION Way Of Liberty Formation of parent education We are custodians in this modern era of a golden thread classes and distribution of running from Grecian culture through European civilization education literature wa entwined with the Christian era to the freemen of this great ed to the membership by the republic From that golden thread of liberty for free synodical women's Guild t not the pawns of the to be woven the fabric ot tne Thursday afternoon at irse biennial future of the organization held in Eighty-three veteran employes of the Gettysburg and Trinity Evangelical Reformed and j Reaser Furniture companies and the Gettysburg Panel com- st James Lutheran churches here j members of the and 25-year clubs heard Franklin I Parent education was stressed in j and managing director of the i hotel Harrisburg climax a masterful plea for lution in as much as of the American way and American ideals at the second we should help parents to realize j annual dinner tendered the clubs by the local factories at jour children must cost us time and Inn near Caledonia Thursday evening t effort as well as dollars and cents Keep American Way Of Life I in order to create the right attitudes wno is president of the Inter-American hotel for Christian living there should be association and a former member of the executive committee of the International Hotel association drew on his intimate knowledge of conditions in Europe and South American countries not only to demonstrate the superiority of the i American way of life but to drive home his plea for belief in and adherence to American fundamentals and suspicion of those relief from the responsibilities that go with good American citizenship There are lands in this world that profess to be and republics but which are actually the dictatorships that every country must become when the people surrender their initiative and their liberty in favor of a benign or paternalistic government which is certain to result ultimately in one-man domination A democracy is a place where the majority majority rule can exist only when the rule book prevails Government is for all of the people and when it is but for one segment and not for that segment be capital labor agriculture or any other single will not be the government of the country literature and thc I parent education classes wherever j leadership for such discussion groups available Two Guest Speakers i In line with that first resolution the 429 women present Thursday afternoon from five counties Ad- ams York Franklin Perry and Cumberland voted to work with at Western be climaxed by a stirring gram of not more than fifteen or youth and young manhood in twenty minutes including one brief present foe two per martial music by one of fire ir Adains COUnty The payments re- out of character building proper living outdoor life crafts and association with others will be allotted the outstanding bands in the cent tax on the insurance policies The Girl Scouts within the political try As soon as we complete details m the relief we will make them public Colonel Weaver said Chairman Swope announced the i ries of appointment of Dr Fred Tilberg as I money chairman of a special program com- j of tion is located by companies whose main offices are outside the The forwarded to the treasurer municipality who turns it assisted by Fred Pfeffer and j over to the association of the Leroy Winebrenner as chairman of a j company or fire department committee on construction and j or volunteer serving that Train Site Crowd arrangements Select Train Site will receive out of each V.G For the next two yars he was dent surgeon at St Francis hospital in Pittsburgh and then entered the practice uf gynecology and inal surgery in Pittsburgh in 1914 First clerical tonsure will take I He to serve St Francis place Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock Those promoted to first tonsure include James Foley of Brooklyn for their work in training N Y for the diocese of Burlington munity and which is duly recognized by the council commissioners or girls and young women of the com- munity Only For Expenses The Adams County Free Library which furnishes thousands of books yearly to provides a story period for youngsters during the year and provides advice and information of all kinds will receive out of each as burg's share of its support The YWCA is allotted out of The site of the Freedom Train ex- i supervisors as the case may be of every while the Gettysburg News Va George McKinney of position was tentatively selected by i the various cities boroughs and Recreational association receives A B Clackner trainmaster ing railroad Rutherford Thursday afternoon with members of the local committee Arrangement of the site will be made public after a final survey by railroaders within a few days Chairman Swope said Mr Crane also conferred with John H Basehore and Samuel Weiser of- the Publications tee in Mr office day Saturday morning he will b Littlestown fcr with the Women's committee New Mrs Joseph E Codori chairman York Springs the agriculture committee M T Townships Berwick Hartman and Richard Lighter the Industries committee Franklin ing John Hauser Germany County Allocations Monies now being distributed in Adams county represent the ance tax collected in the year 1946 The municipalities and the amount each will receive Abbottstown Arendtsville Bendersville Biglerville East out of every for current expenses and also receives out of every for permanent ment and The contingent fund is allotted from each to provide a source of funds for emergencies or for other agencies which might need help Out of every Vt Leo Conti of Providence B L for the diocese of Evansville Ind Richard Hartnett of Bethlehem Pa the diocese of Harrisburg ald Hartman of Bronx N Y for the diocese of Marquette Mich Edwin Kennedy of Copenhagen N Y for the diocese of N John Wyzykowski of Witherlee N Y for the diocese of burg N Y James Rizer for the j Wash Bender Z Jr cese of Richmond Va from j West Chester and Miss Sarah man at four grandchildren one brother Arthur New Oxford and two sisters Miss Lottie hospital as a member of the medical staff for a number of years He served with Base Hospital 27 of the American Expeditionary Forces from 1917 to 1919 as a cai tain in the Medical Reserve Corps Dr Cashman was a son of the late Cashman and Rebecca man Sunday Surviving are his widow the for- mer Mary G Emmert New Oxford to whom he was married in 1915 children Mrs Samuel Taylor people to summer camps and to youth rallies While most of the resolutions re- ferred to activities within the church the group also voted that all local guilds urge their members to cise their voting privilege at the polls and that realizing what the United Nations means to the world it is important for all of us to keep intelligently informed about its and to continue to have faith in its accomplishments Seventy-one of the 105 churches in the Mercersburg synod were at the meeting Miss ret Applegarth of New York city and Mrs H L V Shinn of Toledo O were the two featured speakers Miss Applegarth described the for- mation of the World Council of Churches at Amsterdam while Mrs Shinn spoke on devotional matters Chairmen Report Mrs Hannah D Maurer Red Lion Education department man reported the number of en participating in the reading course conducted by the synodical group had increased from 664 in 1946 to 712 in 1947 The membership chairman Mrs Paul Yoder LEGION WOMEN OF 4 COUNTIES INSTALL HEADS Fake Security Citing socialism in England as an example the speaker pointed out that within one year and 13 days after nationalization of the first British industry the labor ment of England took the step that invariably follows such government regimentation of man- power and the direction where people must work and what I are to be paid England's steel in- higher rate under free private op- than it did during the war People pay a terribly high price for the crumbs of security promised and them by false Mr Moore declared All over world the record shows that every so-called rights and privileges doled out by government has cost the people a freedom Even country which was made great by freedom and burg was president of the cil of the American Legion Auxiliary during the annual installation of of- at the October meeting here on Thursday Approximately 110 gates from York Franklin Fulton and Adams counties attended The council officers were installed by the district director Mrs Kenneth Sload Duncannon The other cil officers President Mrs Walter Metz Chambersburg re- elected first vice president Mrs scranton Pa for the diocese of Scranton and Joseph Cummings of Union City N J for the diocese New Oxford and Mrs H ML include the feathers being given donors clerical work supplies and the like S Cairns and Barton Foth Hamilton 150 Highland Huntington Latimore Liberty I Mt Joy 1 Mt Pleasant iford Reading ban Union COUNTY COUPLE WED THURSDAY Miss Dorothy M Black daughter of Mr and Mrs Merle Black North Stratton street became the 1 bride of Joseph L Bosak son of Mrs Annie Bosak Bendersville Thursday evening at 8 o'clock in the rectory of St Francis Xavier church The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev Fr Louis W For- state College in connection with the Attends 3rd Annual Edmund W Thomas president of the First National bank of burg was the toastmaster Thursday evening at the banquet held at geng They were attended by the brother and sister of the groom John Bosak and Mrs Chester F Ogden The bride wore a steel-blue suit with powder blue accessories and a corsage of red rosebuds Mrs wore a gray suit with brown and yellow rosebuds The bride is a graduate of third annual clinic in farm ment and bank credit in agriculture The clinic began Wednesday and concluded today It was conducted by the Pennsylvania State College school of agriculture in cooperation with the vania Bankers Association Among the speakers Thursday evening were Dr Kenneth Hood Baker Pittsburgh Funeral services Sunday afternoon at at the home of his niece Mrs M David Hanover street New Oxford conducted by the Rev Elmer Nunemaker Interment in the New Oxford cemetery Warren Runkle secretary i we are being told that we son reported that the number of Mrs c E York cannot take care of ourselves and urer Mrs Marvin Koontz our security therefore we must be taken care of by the government As a matter of fact there isn't high school the class of professor of agricultural economics 1948 The groom attended Gettysburg of state Nicholas A Jamba high and served with the U S Navy j agent for the National for three years He is now employed at the Naval Supply Depot They were married on the wedding anniversary of the bride's parents Following a trip to Niagara Falls and Canada they will reside in BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS Mr and Mrs James Newman announce the birth of a son at the Warner hospital this morning A son was born Thursday at the hospital to Mr and Mrs Charles Null Taneytown Mr and Mrs Fern Haines town R 2 announce the birth of a daughter at the hospital Thursday Bank and Trust company of wick N Y and Robert Waltz who reported on the National 4-H club camp Composite Group Reserves To Meet Meetings of the Composite group and of the Adams county chapter of the Reserve Officers sociation will be held Wednesday evening in the ROTC room felter hall Gettysburg college it was announced today The Composite group will meet at o'clock and the session of the ROA will be held immediately following the close of the composite group meeting B AND P WOMEN HOLD POLITICAL DINNER MEETING The Business and Professional Women's club entertained its with a political supper on Thursday night with 35 in ance Drawings of a large elephant and donkey and huge pictures of the presidential candidates formed the room decorations and the tables carried the Halloween motif Miss Viola Sachs presided as toastmaster Miss Yvonne Forry accompanied by Miss Sachs sang several solos Miss Roberta Bittinger spoke for the Democratic party and Miss Dorothy Wehler outlined the Re- publican platform A note of comic relief was provided by Mrs Jesse L Clapsaddle who served as ler for both speeches and then in a speech of her own as a tive of the Scatterbrain Party an- that a strong plank in their platform would be a tractor for every farm with a built-in horse's tail to keep off the flies To Community Chest A mock election followed with Miss Margaret Galbraith and Miss Freda Troxell serving as tellers resulted in a majority for and several votes for Lincoln The committee for the event com- prised Rosanna Wright Edith baugh Anne Deardorff Frances Lady Dorothy Myers Elizabeth ler Edith Wright and Virginia Wright Miss Caroline Rupp dent presided at the business ing which followed and presented the membership with printed programs covering the program for winter and spring Next Thursday the group will hold a public card party at the YWCA Turn To 3 of Altoona Minor Orders The minor orders of porter cist acolyte and lector will be ad- ministered in the College Chapel on Wednesday at a m to the lowing James Foley of lyn N Y for diocese of ton Vt Richard Mitchell of caster Pa for the Archdiocese of Baltimore Edmund Stroup of son Pa for the Archdiocese of John Mackey of more Md for the Archdiocese of intendent at the Acadia National Baltimore John Goan of I in Maine and an employe of ter N J for the diocese of i the National Park Service for 16 Leo of Providence years has assumed his duties as f members in the guilds had increased from 2.438 in 1946 to in 1947 while the number of life members had jumped in the same period from eight to 17 Mrs Earl Sultzberger burg chairman re- ported that the members of the guild had given in 1947 town chaplain Mrs Edwin Strayer Red Lion historian Mrs John Woodcock St Thomas and one who doesn't know that it costs Mrs W W a great deal more to have someone fer Waynesboro else take care of our old age with work of Christian Citizenship was outlined by Mrs Georse There was an executive meeting at its attendant and ad- a m at the Legion home and ministrative costs than to do so the general session followed at through our own savings o'clock when reports on activities of unit auxiliaries were submitted ert Sachs sang Danny Boy and Liberty at Stake Unless we are willing to again walk like in peace Begins Duties Here Vernon Somes Lunt former super- Sachs Meet Next In York Announcement was made er Waynesboro in a series of Green-eyed Monster i to to stand on tions asking the delegates Do you by his mother Mrs Luther I i our own feet and to resist the Turn To Page 7 AT RALLY SERVICES Please Turn To Page 2 Miss VanDyke Is Hit In superintendent of the National cemetery A veteran of World War II during i which he served with the army en- in the Pacific he is married Miss Lena M VanDyke 23 a Maritime Academy in Maine and the daughter of Harry J VanDyke other in the Bar Harbor high school R 3 suffered shock and His wife expects to join him here painful contusions and abrasions in the near future while Neal the when she wae struck by an auto- high school student will come mobile in Carlisle Tuesday night Miss VanDyke is employed as a night operator in the Carlisle tele- eldest son Vernon Shelley Lunt will F 1 Vtt m I phone exchange Miss VanDyke was hit as she walked across High street at West towing the next summer after completing his junior year at Bar Harbor his schooling in Maine Vernon Shelley Lunt said is scalp abrasions of thc right fingers and left ankle years A brother is a commander the and as beach Carlisle police said the fw Umc hit her was operated by P Jumper Carlisle mg thc cence of aspiring politicians and leaders we can lose our liberty of aj Mr Moore paid tribute to the 55 presidents and secretaries j members of the 25-year club and ence at the forum in Harrisburg on j the members of thc club Friday October 29 and of a child saving that very few organizations 1 welfare and rehabilitation a comparable percentage on thc following day also of employes with long continuous i Harrisburg I records j Principal speaker for Thursday's j A gold watch engraved with his I sessions here was Mrs Sload and dated was presented to outlined the year's program Mrs Meric 3 Rudisill Gettysburg R D i Woodcock also spoke and urged the member of the 25-year unit auxiliaries to set up ships for the education Engraved gold fountain pens were ter of a totally disabled veteran She to the new members of suggested poppy seals as a means of the club Those receiving the raising the money Mrs Woodcock s i also spoke in the general interest of L Peters Bendersville thc education of of veterans c Blocher The next Council meeting will be A Eiker Grayson A held at York in December Local Samuel F Joseph T i delegates to Thursday's meeting in- Sp cr Edward J Zinkand and j i Mrs Leslie Fair Jr Mrs John of Grant Corbin Mrs Jesse Snyder Gettysburg Thanks Employes I Mrs Henry Ely and Mrs Allen M c general manager of the three factories made the pre- The business sessions were mA served as ed bv a luncheon at the Battlefield ter Mr Jones expressed his tion to thc veteran employes for loyalty and friendship during their Needed For iram The Loyal Order of Moose of Gettysburg to the Freedom Train fund with a d- announced Four other donors one dollar from Douglas Fund of funds to pay for the Freedom Train for two days but does not h money to purchase the than 7.000 Good books for distribution to every school pupil in the county and to meet its additional expenses for the program here next month Mr Garvin appealed today to those who have not donated to the fund to do so as soon as possible Checks arc to be made payable to Freedom Train Committee and sent to Mr Garvn Other donors today Anonymous Rev Wallace E Fisher and Atty Daniel E Teeter REV DR HENRY j I Thc Church of thc Brethren I observe Rally Day Sunday Thc Rev A will direct thc Church school in teaching during the first period Prof Dale Roth will lead congregational ing and will present several special musical selections Thc Rev Dr T F Henry of Juniata Pa will present the Rally Day message The Rally Day program will start in the Gettysburg Sunday school at 10 a m but there will be an tional afternoon service at p in at the Friends Grove meeting house with the Rev Dr Henry again the speaker The public is invited to attend both services Albert Weaver In Crash Cars operated by Albert Weaver 48 Norl and collided Thursday vou we un hesitatingly express for your r made ou companies what Hanover road when Noel failing to stop at an intersection came off thc road and struck thc side of the Weaver car j Damage totaled No one was injured WORLD SERIES Third Game Boston 00000000 5 1 Cleveland 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 Boston Cleveland and Kroehler room Buy it for limthon Pa ATTENDING CONVENTION Dean W E Tilberg is attending the convention in Hanover Service 815 phia as a delegate arrived beautiful sinks at m street It rnm no put it off put it on oil company roofing division Radio tubes free at Riddle's ance store Baltimore street Hanover J Sales Service 8157 Monogram cardigan sweaters M Myers Baltimore
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