Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - March 8, 1951, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Weather Forecast Partly cloudy and colder tonight and Low tonight 30-35. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES FOURTEEN PAGES Truth Our Public Good Our Aim ESTABLISHED 1902 With Honor To And Profit To Our Patrons Evening The man who is always trying to get something for nothing usually ends by getting tree board and VoL 49, No. 58 Adams County's Only Daily Newspaper THURSDAY MARCH 8. 1951 leased Wire Member of The Associated Press PRICE THREE CENTS INSTALL STREET TRAFFIC SIGNALS HERE Two new sets of traffic signals w re in operation in Gettysburg after many weeks of waiting for the arrival of the equipment and the installation of the Workmen completed the 1 lion of new traffic signals at West Middle street and South street 3or-1 ough Engineer LeRoy H. ner said the lights were j and placed in operation this i The stop signs on South Washington street be Western Maryland railroad j men Wednesday afternoon ed their testing of the new 1 crossing flasher signals on Carlisle and Burgess William G. I Weaver said today these lights were i also in regular operation install RK Signals Coming Here For YWCA Sessions WEATHER SET RECOVERED FROM TREES BY LOCAL FIREMEN Wipers Are Found Bv Boys Miss Elsie F. member of the division stall Gettysburg firemen were cast m a new role Wednesday that of a Weather Bureau recorder from the branches of a tree in the woods near Mi. two and a half miles west of The recorder was a miniature broadcasting set contained in a lightweight box measuring about 12 by 10 by four The box was originally attached to a small balloon and released into j the air from a government weather The balloon earned the box to a height of about 12 to sm Borough police reported today i I that they received a telephone call I Wednesday afternoon from G. Henry South that 1 Roth's Pat. had found a shield wiper blade Wednesday en- route home from He said other windshield wipers had been picked up by other Police were investigating to determined whether they were those reported taken from parked next to the Dave Oyler Death Verdict The death verdict was returned at Washington Oscar Col- 37. survivor of two who failed in attempted assassination of President man last NS ANNUAL FIREMEN PLAN DRIVE FOR The Fire company day announced plans for a A parachute opened as the coming fund drive for various needs of the extern region fejl lhe latter back the The crossing flashers are erected come to Gettysburg Friday for after- poles and supper and evening sessions on brackets which extend several feet j of a neighborhood of over the street and at a height workers from Carlisle to be cleared There are two either side of the visible both that flash alternately I when a train is approaching the At the West Middle street inter- j section traffic lights similar to others i in the borough have been placed on poles at the four Their in- was authorized several weeks ago by borough at an intersection which has seen several serious The Carlisle street flashers were erected by the railroad on own after petition to the ough council and authorization by the Public Several cars and trucks have been i of the company that Secure Weather j jhe company hopes to raise sufficient During its the small radio funds to secure a new fire truck to IPLAN POSTER CONTEST CASH AWARDS ment is needed to in a town like Biglerville which is expanding They j Details of a poster contest for j school children to be conducted in conjunction with the annual 1 The box and part of the torn j bright orange in first seen about 3t3Q o'clock j Wednesday in the woods said that in addition to a new fire I on the of Mr. and Mrs. An- j the company is also i drew Their son saw gating the possibility of purchasing the parachute hanging in the tree fire pump limbs about 40 feet from the will be able to reach farm and thought it was a He ponds when regular fire trucks wanted his father to retrieve it for f of Then the white box hanging on 8) I below it was j Mr. Baumgardner notified state o j police of the Gettysburg t F OF struck by trains on this With the installation of the Sasher will be paint up and fix campaign in Gettysburg during the month of were discussed by the of Health at its regular March ing Wednesday The session j was held in the office of Dr. rlson F. president of the i 1 According to present plans the contest will be announced in the schools about April 1. but will conducted independent of the art program Posters must be sub- j mitted on 14 by 22 inch white j in water color or 1 Tentative to a I and all entries must I Continued on Page 8} PLAN SPECIAL SCOUT CAMPS MOTHER OF 24 HONORED BY VFW AS USD Unit The St. Francis Parish council of the will provide cookies and coSee for the Catholic Youth Center of the Harrisburg it was announced Wednesday VOLUME IS UP IN THIS COUNTY One hundred and e men on support orders to their wives and children through the Adams county tion office during the past according to the annual report of Probation Officer C. Arthur The amount marked an increase Gettysburg college's 15th annual beam evening at five o'clock with a pledge Hotel burg simultaneous dinner con- ferences 11 The annual known locally as will be held at eight o'clock Friday night in the Plank followed by smokers the fraternity holies At 11.-5 o'clock Saturday an alumni luncheon will be held at Kuber hail Initiations are scheduled for the banquets will hold the light Saturday and the annual service be held Sunday at 10-45 o clock Brua Dr Arthur R. national conference and Dean of Penn State speak the pledge Leonard president the undergraduate in- -A ill as Frat Conferences The following dinner conferences have been Alumni tions at Phi Sigma Kappa with John M. MacGregor and Dr. Kenneth Smoke as discussion Delta Dr. William O. Duck ana Earl E. discussion from Page Adams young men this by the board to New the S Gene T. group with E. as ol croup this 4 number of Adams taken the from ot in con- witn effort Korean 25 Men Inducted l I From County Today U Pi Slowly Ahead Along 70-Mile Korean Front March S troops stabbed ahead one to two miles dav spotty resistance in the second day of their 70-nnie-wice drive in j Field dispatches said the Red re- sistance was a rearguard indicating the Communists f. ere withdrawing their main body of troops in front of rhe advancing A U. S. Eighth Army briefing of- ficer said 11.039 Chinese and North Korean Reds were killed or ed Wednesday on the opening day of of the biggest Plans for the es attacks of the Camp Lutheran Tiie weather was sunny ship Training camp near EO require an were announced by tne Rev. Reginald W. The annual camp for junior youngsters who have completed the fourth or fifth grades in public will be held June 11 and June bulit side sustained 18. The annual camp for junior didn't have time to get in any Red Planes Flee While ground troops crunched 14 U- S. Sabre jets intercepted fighters over northwest The shots at said Lt. Col. in the same age will be from June 18 to June 25. for chose Glenn T. flight who have completed the or saw TWO Among the Frederick inducted into the armed forces at Baltimore were Charles William Damuth and ins Roger borh of tional week-end Dick's were out- lined by Nicholas D. at a roundtable ing of Boy Scout district Tuesday in Registrations at the camo site open May 25. at 6 p.m. and camp will close on May 27. Individual stand ard camping medallions will awarded to all boys who score i ter than 80 Registration will I The be open to all troops and posts in at- left at the Cross headquarters r on Baltimore street fay April 27. Three Divisions There will be three divisions with Mrs. Charles mother who has donated 23 pints ot blood the Red Cross of World War was honored Wednesday evening by rhe Em- cash prizes in one for Memorial post of the on at tne regular meeting 01 the local council held at the school Contributions of cookies or cash are to be made to Mrs. Richard i East Stevens street t Mrs. j ence or Mrs. George A. Carlisle of I by Tuesday refreshments will be dis- the center during i the week of 15 to 22. Mrs. George Haenn gave report one through another for grades 5ve through and a third for erans of Both Mrs. Houa Clarke and Trooper grades nine through 12. The Kenneth Bond of the Maryland meeting held in February and George was appointed man in charge of a covered dish will stress The award to Mrs. who the Black Walnut Round Top and rather than Each I has been known for a number of poster submitted should be signed years for her work was voted lor the Red on the reverse side with the name was given A work session for adults will be of the grade for service to the j held at the camp on April 14 and j and Veterans fo Foreign Wars and the j a sectional spring nature j Clubs and other organizations will armed forces of the United j ot District be asked to contribute the prize for donating 28 pints of J 15 and course is scheduled for May 5 and 6. j Camping Records j Murphy also outlined individual i Will Speak For Red Cross Drive who may have families to notify the office The Rev Fr. William current Red Cross and it was decided to ask the Associated Arts and Crafts guild viding free candy and j be heard on of almost over the previous year when 35 was received by the county office from 140 port In the 11 months in 1948 in which the office was open was paid on support In addition to the 175 in which payments were during the past or in sonie disposition was made of the there were about 75 cases in which no amounts were col- and in which no action of any was Probation Of- ficer Brame noted that in these cases the man either lived outside the state and could not be before the in number of the husband and wife had become reconciled and as a result no payments were made or SO On Probation Bratne added a warning ro men their arid have court action taken to have the support order dismissed he the support from Page 7) ettes and bringing comfort and camping records which will be used i to furnish the judges for the entertainment to sick and -n in the district this year and en- i Winning posters wili be displayed m veterans in all troop and post store Mrs. Elizabeth Sons In Service to make immediate reports on their is chairman of the who recently donated short-term camps so that full credit i Doctors Disobey 23th pint of has two sons can be given to all boys ana leaders j Borough Health Eugene in tke armed one in Korea Sickles reported that several one in Two others are of Highlights of the sectional were not reporting military age and about to enter aid meet to be held in Hotel j diseases to as re- i military Twelve of Rer 24 on March 30. j quired by the health Dr. children are The post were district Registra and troops in the three districts and troops will compete against troops a recorded broadcast in the in- of the Red Cress drive tins evening at 6t05 At Friday State ator Donald P. MacPherson will speak over in behalf of the Red Cross and this evening at Auditors To Finish Annual Task The Adams county auditors will complete their audit in 60 tnis o'clock there be a Birig Crosby compared to 67 last it Red Cross radio show on the local Sickles reported that he had made i The citation to Bond was service to the zn inspection of homes on Wall and explorers against similar street and that five of them had no Black connection with Ke said the for faithful and nut district on matter was discussed by borough to the Veterans of Foreign for designed to and plans made to lay a ambulance rescue squad and for the stimulate interest sn the Scouting i new sewer line and direct owners i cf these properties to connect to it. efficient administration and the maintenance of of justice The annual district finance He also that Borough j was scheduled for May 15 to J gineer LeRoy H. Winebrenner had commander said the 31. A joint district and roundtable j been directed to trace the course VFW oost pleased to give credit dinner meeting will be held on April 3. with Walter W. district in charge of j a. sewer line on men and women who in a adjacent to North Stratton street to cai way contribute to the e of eliminate sewage entering rhe ment of the community and the William O. RandalL j The next meeting be welfare of the armed forces chaired the April 4. New Oxford Sets GIVES BAIL FOR COURT Funeral services were held at 10 o'clock this with a requiem at St. Ignatius Catholic Buchanan for James William Orrtanna R. 1. who died Monday in Rev. Fr. Louis officiated and interment was in the The pallbearers were Charies Paul Galen and Paul was revealed today iiri the tion of the actual auditing at the end of 53 cays Two more days work remain for to compare and check the 3 matter to be next day and possibly the following The John S. Armor M. Weikert and George M. began their duties checking the accounts Jan uary 2. The work included checking of worth of expenditures from the county ex- by the institution dis- and income cf trie county probation About 110 persons attended i the meeting and witnessed the i The sam of was Daisy Iron this h and Rate Of 15 MillS j Corning signed a plea of guilty fore of the Peace pay Qf New Oxford set its 1951 tax rate and posted bail M cept apd at 15 mills at a recent meeting of court on a charge of malicious i iOT The the town The charge fileo by take at a The council also passed an Blanche also of mesl nance regulating the A hearing was February 22 and ing and maintenance of trailers or the case continued until other movable structures intended for human occupancy within the and continued search ng later this A So prize was awarded to John a Mt. St. Mary's After the were served by the post Gives Hospital Toys IS HIGH BIDDER M. for a new policeman for the submitted the high bid of for Council members said that the food and refreshment a police is sions at Puller and Laurel citizen in the town has the authority i Pine Grove Furnace state to file complaints and cause the ar- J cording to M. F. Members of the Phi Mu sorority j j of Gettysburg college donated a j toy cart full of toys to the Warner hospital Wednesday Donald afternoon for the use of hospitalized rest of any person disturbing the peace or violating the motor Secretary C. P. Keefer and Waters OMITTED The name of Mrs. J. Local Weather Yesterday's high Last night's Today at Today 56 i inadvertently omitted in the list of hostesses announced 55 Wednesday for the March meeting of the Woman's club to be held next Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the One three-year-old lad promptly climbed into the wagon and had his picture taken by the donors of the toy collection that will remain the property of the Red Cross Saves Lives During the battle for Ridge in a gun bullet plowed into Captain a hole the size of a man's By the time he was brought to the aid he had lost so much that three of plasma were administered Before his final ery he was given 12 pints of is only one cf many who owe their lives to the American Red Cross of the wounded have as 70 An private loading blood into a truck on a Korean summed it up when he the best ever believe I've the wounded and I what I'm A lies there en his looking like he We the blood fleeing into Then moves a eyes ana we SHOT he's coming out of The Red Cress took ever the job of as ating agency for the procurement of blood and blood fT the armed forces The first request for whole blood to be flown to Korea came in A shipment was on its way five days and since then whoie bloca and plasma have flown on regular The Red Cress is in charge of stockpiling blood and derivatives for civil The blood program is only one of the many cf the Red Cross in the present To meet its tremendous the Red Cross needs your generous Every dollar you give is an added guarantee that wherever disaster the Red Cross will be from the March edition of The Reader's Discussions of research in in prospect and under the annual meeting of the advisory committee of the South Mountain Fruit at Ar- Wednesday tive growers of Franklin York and Cumberland counties met to discuss tne wont of the tory with resident scientists and workers from the Pennsylvania cultural experiment and ex- tension Interest in insect centered around results obtained with concentrate know that this new method of applying spray materials is useful and eco- Dean laboratory year we to leam more about actual spray deposits and of accumulation of insecticides in enough is known about how some of the newer will fit into concentrate spray K. W. station will be made at State college this season of applications made a mist concentrate ana more con- ngs War Causing Shortages sprays of compounds followed by applications of 341. were by Dr ton as given good results on shortages already have eloped for sulphur ana he and mercury in Large amounts are not he in irus ringspot and were dis- cussed by John station er in that A campaign to pre- vent the spread of these in new plantings is progressing F H. laboratory with tiie of nurserymen in this More land nas been secured for new of F. laboratory re- ported Plans were outlined for com- cracking in apples He reported good results in the con- trol oi poison ivy in orchards 2. 4. o-T if applied early Test Soil Content seventh will be heid June i tail and 25 to July 2. and the camp for The s- Division fanned t girls will be held July 2 arl mile Thursday I to July 9. A camp for and the intermediate girls will be conducted head it carved Wednesday on the July 9 to July 16. north bank of the Han river east Courses of Study of Tne 25th made three Courses of study at the junior crossings over bridges built camps will include under Red mortar Its advance nature and Thursday was little or no Rev. Mr. Deitz said of for the On the right of the 25th. the camps will include rhe U- S. 24th Division drove ahead daily i tian ana The annual camp for senior Air reports from the center of the those who have completed the eighth north of said 500 grade in high school and are still un- Reds were dug in eight miles ahead cer 13 years of be held from of U. S. Marine lines and 300 were July 17 to July 30. The second class entrenched 10 miles ahead of the for senior giris will be July 3i to August 13. The senior camp U. S. Second Division elements will be held froni August K to An- more than a mile gust 27. cay morning but later ran into fire Required courses at trie senior six and nine miles east of camps first life of second age S- Seventh Division troops two against scattered on Page p No relief March captured three peaks on the central The high points command territory over Reds would have to cross to Seventh Division patrols re- 1 ported estimated 300 Reds dug in on high positions north of a town in the Korean lanul The 25th Division caught the Recs by surprise cold wave appeared in sight today for the midwest The crossings ranged from 12 to 15 The cold air extended from of near lhe tana and the northern pis ins ihe river from the ward into the upper Mississippi 3ows into Ka- Icy and southward into the The icy blasts poured out of Chase western Canada carried a Engineers who bridged the Han ter came under Red are Temperatures were far be- artillery gave them low zero in Montana ana the when koras early to across the river and climb above ail day drove to Irnies in It was going to get colder the north central region and southern plains states federal fore- casters said 2S Belou Zero Temperatures in and the Dakotas during the as skies cleared o rer the It -S zero Mont. at Mont anc ar X D Tne cold hit Nebraska ard iht mercury to at Chadron and at early Headings of 25 ere fore- cast by tonight icr extern TO 15 western Wisconsin and 5 to 1C for northwest Iowa Cold in prospect for Missouri Oklahoma Michigan Rain or TISS in of and It is on the side er much of Pacific but severe cold was the central Appalachian ana pursuit of The Reds attempted no counter- attack curing the On day morning the 25th troops jumped off again to expand their triple While the assault crossings were under South Korean Fust Di- vision troops mace a fake the Reds fought back with tank fire front the bank of the The diversion kept the Red tanks busy m that sector while the 2oth crossed the river east of Seven American divisions were in the line on the Allied drive to the 25'h. 24th First First In Korean Xe and the Turkis Sou Zealand drove forward m The shock of the blow Recs the western front the Eighth ita prisoner bag ir. a 230 states vas on Page Annual High School Contest Is Cancelled tRf S top 130 The be- and forensic t April 19--! tary of the tion is due to the national He urged high school to the competition to counties and The contest annually attracts 5.000 students throughout the HOSPITAL REPORT 2. 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