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Gettysburg Times, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1960, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania WEATHER FORECAST Fair and cold tonight and Low tonight 15-20. High Thursday in the mid 30s. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Truth Our Public Good Our Aim ESTABLISHED 1902 Honor To Ourselves And Profit To Our Patrons GOOD EVENING The weatherman seems to be going along with Mr. hog's forecast of Vol. 58, No. 29 Only Daily WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 3, 1960 Wirt af Tha PRICE FIVE CENTS HISTORIANS TO ABOUT BRIDGE Adams County's historical meeting Tuesday evening at the court expressed in- terest in becoming of a wooden de- to investigate first before Driver Charged In 3-car Accident L. J. Halifax R. 1, has been charged by state police with failing to yield half the way in an signed be- fore Justice of the Peace John 0. Cumberland Balehorn was one of the ers involved in a crash in the fog on the Emmitsburg Rd. 29. State police also have charged Julian J. with driving a truck 60 miles an hour in a 40-mile That charge also before Justice The justice of the peace has sent accepting such a A committee comprising Dr. W. E. Dr. William C. Darrah and G. Henry Roth was appointed by President Clarence D. Deardorff to find answers to 10-day notices to both a number of questions and report back at the March The according to a letter read at Tuesday's meeting offers the near to the society for preservation as a historic The state plans to the 190-foot ture over the and it will thus revert to the townships Reading and but if the society is its maintenance can be turned over to the Seek Information Among questions for which an- swers will be sought during the month w much does it cost annually to keep a covered bridge in good Does of a bridge mean ship of the approaches and what maintenance would be required there? Can liability insurance be secured on a covered wooden bridge and how much does it Is it as by the state Historical and Museum Com- that the state plans to renovate and repair the bridge before it is turned over to the What help if any could the county commissioners give toward the proje t under new laws permitting county to preserve historical What is the opinion of the supervisors of the two townships involved concerning preservation of the old Can insurance be obtained possible and how expensive would it What hapens if the bridge or is wrecked by a storm clears up the Talk About Two Bridges The society had started its dis- cussion by talking about the of eventually preserving two bridge if the state ever abandons the bridge across Marsh Creek at tbe pumping It concluded its discussion by agreeing that it needs a lot of answers before ing an decision about taking over one George Olinger reported on preservation of Old at the Gettysburg Lutheran Theological Work of repainting the front porch of the structure is ting Alinger He said a campaign for funds toward the renovation of the structure so that it may be used as a meeting On Page 2) FARM MEETING WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY A farm meeting will be held by the Agricultural Conservation and Stabilization Committee at the York Springs High School day evening at o'clock to dis- cuss various phases of the annual conservation Representatives from the ASC county agent's Soil Conservation Service and the For- estry Service will be They will discuss land conversion of corn stored on the farm to contour and strip details of the soil bank con- servation wheat and making soil J. Glenn ASC office The program is being planned by the York Springs ASC Com- munity Charles Walter Harbold and Clay Snyder and the county ASC com- Carson C. George W. and Myles E. To Serve Refreshments Refreshments will be served lowing the Conservation practices for which the county ASC provided funds On 3) ANNUAL GIRL SCOUT RALLY HERE 12 Plans for marking the 48th an- the founding of Girl Scouts in the U.S.A. during Girl Scout Week were outlined day evening at a meeting of the Adams County Girl Scout Council in the Scout office in the First Mrs. Eisenhower Sends R. C. Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower Has sent the Adams County Red Cross chapter her annual contribution of toward the 1960 fund drive to be conducted in March by the Red The county goal for the 1960 drive is The first contribution toward le campaign came from a ormer resident of Adams He sends a check each ear to the Adams County sr. He is a native of the York Other early contributions to the fund drive include rom the Alwine Brick Co. and 200 from the C. N. Myers tional Bank Mrs. J. B. program told of plans for the Juliette Low rally to be held March 12 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. marking the end of the Girl Scout Week The program for the rally will include seven skits by seven troops publicizing the aims and ideals of Scouting through cial a film on the roundup to be shown during the lunch hour and a flag Mrs. Collins said that instead of the annual troop flag ceremony this year there will be only a short ceremony presenting the United Nations and representative troop Mrs. M. Hardy Nichols an enrollment of 158 Scouts and 41 adults during She an- that an train ing program for neighborhood service teams will be held Febru ary 15 and 16 at Lancaster with Miss Alice Rote as The finance Mrs Clark reported been received so far in the county campaign for Returns from the solicitation are incom she The county drive extends to the area not covered by the Gettysburg Community Chest which raised its share the support of the Girl Scouts last WEATHER FORECAST Extended forecast for Thursday Feb. 4, through Feb. 8: Eastern eastern ew York and Midatlantic States will average near in the south and 2 to 4 degrees above normal in the Cold Thursday and Friday with ising trend through the remainder the Snow flurries in the extreme though little pre- in the rest of the Western western York and West Temperatures will average 2 to 4 degrees above Cold followed by over the Chance of some ation Sunday or wise little or no precipitation ex- LOCAL WEATHER Yesterday's high Last night's low Today at a.m. Today at p.m. 32 1 2 Semifinalists In Spelling Bee Six semifinalists of the Gettysburg High School spelling competition are all smiles as they pose for photographs in the studio of radio station Tuesday afternoon following a The six outlasted eight other students in spelling ability to earn the right to appear in a similar program Thursday From left to right they Nancy Stephan Jane Robert Anne Weinberg and Susan STUDENTS TO VISIT ADAMS COURTHOUSE The Adams County Bar again will sponsor tours of he court house for the Ninth grade students of Adams plus an essay contest on the Impressions of the Court Assistant County of Schools M. Francis Coulson has notified the The scheduled for visitation to he court house 9 1 9 1 9 Bermudian East Berlin and one section from 1 9 Bermudian 1 p.m. Gettysburg Littlestown and New Oxford students visited the court bouse last Essays on Impressions of the Court House are to be limited to 300 words and ers are requested to select the three best essays from their schools and forward them to Attorney John A. 104 Baltimore prior to May 20, Coulson Cash prizes of and for second and third place will be awarded the three best essays chosen by a committee from the bar The first prize winner in Adams County will be entered in the state bar association contest where the prize is Last year the Adams County winner won second place in the state Lions Club Tours College Building The Fairfield Lions Club toured the new Student Union Building at Gettysburg College Tuesday evening through arrangements by club Glen Bus transportation was provided by the club's Stanley president of the newly organized Community Before the tour the group met at tho Lutheran parish for a roast beef dinner served by the Ladies of During the dinner zone chairman William said Fairfield was the top club in Dis- 14C in points and evaluation Shriner said the next card party would be held EARLY HISTORY OF TOPIC FOR TILBERG The to them a great deal impetus toward establishment ol the United States as an enl according to a talk on the of the given by Dr. W. E. deai emeritus of Gettysburg College before the Adams County His Society Tuesday evening a the The program was jointly sored by the historical society February 10. at lne Gettysburg chapter of the Student Union Building Open For Inspection This Evening Gettysburg College will pen its Student Union Building to he public an open invitation o everybody to this largest and most beautiful building on tbe Members of the Citizens Ad- Committee and others will escort visitors through the cious Swimming and will progress ind other facilities will be in op- rat iou for large crowd to at dose Refreshments will also be The recent color film on Gettysburg with the ation by Dr. Harold will be shown continuously the The will continue 7 until 11 Statement From President General Willard S. dent of today issued the following statement with reference to the new dent Union Ladies Are Guests Of Exchange Club Richard Shaffer served as ter of ceremonies in a take-off of the television program Price Is at the Exchange Club's Night program at the Five Star Restaurant Tuesday Shatter conducted the patterned program until t' ladies pies cut had won a President the 41 present with threatened dissertation on hog More Mr. and Mrs. Paul 1.. Hoy and the club's most recent Jack Gable and Zinn Smith the diction before the roast beef after my appointment as president of Gettysburg College almost four years 1 sensed an urgent need for a place where our students could satisfactorily en gage in extracurricular and time than some few scattered facilities in the Student Christian Association building and in we had nothing of DAHLSTROM IS FIRED FROM POLICE POST U. Col. A. F. deputy commissioner of vania Stale was dis- missed from his post by Col. Frank G after he had refused to His dismissal is tive at midnight Col. then a commanded the local two-man state police barracks here in the Russell was the oilier trooper assigned here at the Later the force augmented by a third and still later by a fourth Fairfield High School cafeteria at 8 p.m. The committee for the party will be composed Calvin Wilbur Maynard Francis Howard J. B. Thomas Carl Guy son and Donald Roth Interview Will Be On TV A taped interview detailing forts to obtain funds for purchase of land for the Gettysburg field will be presented Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock of a caster television The 15- minute program features con- versation between Jim Cox of the TV news staff and G. Henry a tor of the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation plus films of the Gettysburg HEISER WILL FILED Under the will of the late Delia K. an estate valued at has been be- in equal snares to three sons of the Edwin Roy E. and Malcolm I. Malcolm I Heiser was named ex- of the John D. 31, Dies On Tuesday John D. 31. of 52 erty formerly of died Thursday morning at o'clock at the Uni- versity of Maryland of a heart A native of he had resided in where he had managed a record for the last 5'-2 He was a her of St. John's Catholic of the Holy Name Society of that church and was a social member of the burg Surviving are his James J. and Mary Pearl Ar- his the former Delores and these brothers and Francis F. Mrs. Charles N. and Mrs. Willard Funeral services Saturday morning with a requiem mass at 10 o'clock at St. Joseph's lic with the Fr. Stephen D. Melycher of- Interment in the new St. Joseph's Friends may call Thursday and Friday evenings after 7 at the Wilson Funeral The rosary will be recited at ning at 8 Daughters of the American lution and many DAR members 13 beginning with the settlement of Virginia in 1607 and ending with the founding of Georgia in 1733. had governments based upon their local needs had changed the inal character of those The colonies had been mitted by England to govern themselves to a large extent be- cause of their distance from land and because the mother country feared that too drastic enforcement of unpopular laws might cause the colonies to ally themselves with the French in Dean Tilberg addition the French and In- dian brought on by the ing of the American colonials into the rich lands beyond the land claimed by the had developed the basis for an eventual American Army and also had convinced the that they were the match for the British The French and Indian War served as a splendid training school for both officers and men of the American Army of the On Page 2) FUGITIVES GET YEAR IN PRISON John Paul San An- and Edgar both wanted here for prison Friday and aggravated assault and Come See Us Gettysburg College numbers among its most loyal ers its neighbors in the com- munity and Adams The college is therefore pleased to welcome v armly these friends to an open house planned especially so that they may inspect our new dollar Student Union building tonight from seven to eleven I cordially invite each reader of The Gettysburg Times to bring a friend or two and share a pleasant hour with us in this magnificent new President Gettysburg College barracks occupied President Gratified With U.S. Missile Opposes Constant Alert WASHINGTON Eisenhower today called ca's missile development record quite He rejected for an around-the-clock At a news the ident sided vigorously with tary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr. and Gen. Nathan F chairman of the Joint Chiefs of in their differences with Gen. Thomas S. head of the Strategic Air Eisenhower rejected Power's call for a continuous bomber and also the contention that the United States faces the danger of having its retaliatory striking force knocked out by Soviet A Bit Irritated Eisenhower seemed to be a bit irritated when talking of differences with Gates and the joint Too many of these generals have all sorts of he President warmly praised Jates and Twining and added that e has complete trust in Eisenhower said further he be- he spent enough time in the military to know what he is ing not to be dis- turbed by what he termed the parochial viewpoints of those who say the bosses know nothing about it. No Defeatism A reporter asked whether feels there is a basic danger of defeatism developing among American people He replied there Is none in his he would say The news conference dealt also with these POLITICS Eisenhower spoke warmly once more of Vice dent M. but again withheld specific endorsement of Nixon for the Republican the President added he wanted to make it perfectly clear that he is not dissatisfied as he put On 7) Mrs. Edna Smith Is Buried Today Funeral services for Mrs. Edna C. Hershey 69. who died at her York Springs home day were held at the Funeral York this afternoon at 2 the Rev. Norman L. ner Interment was in the Sunnyside The pallbearers were William William Baird George Ellis and John 40 AND 8 TO MEET Voiture 731 of the Forty and Eight will hold its monthly enade Friday evening at 8 o'clock at the Ira E. Lady Post of the American Legion at They will be entertained there by the Lady post at a stag Chef de Gare John Warner will lery in connection with breaking out of the local jail in have been sentenced to a year each in the Virginia state prison and face other charges in two ginia cilies before th can be re- turned Sheriff Dawson ler has been notified by Virginia According to a letter received by the from Curtis R. of Virginia's Bureau of Records and knowledging the detainers and warrants from Adams the two men were sentenced January 14 at to a year each in the Virginia State Prison at on a charge of larceny of On March 14 they will be eligible for a parole bearing and on August 14 good time could a recreational nature to help cupy our students durng weekend and spare As a many were leaving the campus board of trustees of College joined me in this feeling and adopted my that the college erect a Student Union building such as is found on many other college and university It With we are pleased to have up-to-date facilities designed marily for the students and being used to the fullest For in- we have an excellent swimming pool replacing one that was inadequate long two year of planning and we at Gettysburg College are extremely happy to see the Student Union building completed and flourishing in its want Gettysburg and Ad- ams County residents and friends of the college everywhere to about the Student to see and from time to time to enjoy it with one-half of the second floor of the Topper building next to the court It served as office and sleeping quarters for the Charles com- mander of Troop A. is expected to be promoted to deputy commissioner to a veteran member of the force with nearly 30 years of is a native of Schuylkill 40 Years Of Service Dalhstrom was removed after he refused to resign so that he be the opportunity of appointing a deputy commissioner of his owi He added there were no personal implications involved regret that your reluctance to resign your office has mad this action he said i a letter of dismissal to Dahlstrom 64, a native of joined the state police force in 1920 and has served as deputy commissioner since June of 1956. He was acting com- missioner during the latter part of the Leader The outgoing deputy said he knew of no conflict between self and He said the commissioner asked him to resign Jan. 13 but promised to sider after Dahlstrom wouldn't I've always done my work and have no son to Dahlstrom next thing I when I came back from lunch the letter was on my desk in an en- marked Col. McCartney said he had spoken to Dahlstrom several times before Jan. 13 and told the deputy of the dismissal decision Tuesday WILBAR TO DELIVER HEART LECTURE HERE Dr. Charles L. Wilbar sylvania's secretary of will deliver the sixth annual public lecture to be presented under pices of the Adams County Heart Association Monday ruary 22, in the Gettysburg High School The public is invited to No admission will he Announcement of plans for the annual event was made by the Rev. Charles E. executive secretary of association and the chairman of its annual ruary campaign for In his annual appeal for tions to the county association to lie used in research in heart dis- eases and in service to victims of heart disease in this the Mr. Held Fight Costs Money American have been roused to the magnitude of the of heart disease to the of the people of every com- in our Research ias made a wonderful lew drugs are being made ble and heart surgery is saving many During the past ten more han twenty-five million dollars lave been spent in research and n the fight against this dreaded Jl costs money to con- this fight and find the and effect the Your Adams County Heart Association has served many people during the year who have been cardiac On Page 3) 17 ABOVE ZERO Temperatures dropped to a chilly 17 above xero this morning at The Gettysburg Times weather station to make this the second coldest morning of the January's low reading was 16. MORE NAMES ARE ADDED TO GOLDEN BOOKS New names were presented for entrance in the Golden Books at a meeting of the of the Woman's League of burg College Tuesday afternoon at the new Student Union Mrs. John S. Harold 0. Closson escorted the women on a tour of the Mrs. Chan Coulter presented a brief skit on the Golden Mrs. Robert announced new names for the They Book of Dr. Frank Clutz ed by Mrs. Frank Mrs. Marion C. Craddock presented by Mr. and Mrs. Raymond S. Miss Ruth Koser presented by Phi Delta Theta and Rev. J. Henry Meyer presented by his Mrs. Forrest E. Craver Jr. and Mrs. Edward Nowicki Jr. Book of Mary Elizabeth Ayre presented by her Mrs. Carl F. Conway Scott Williams Jr. presented by his Mr. and Mrs Conway S. Book of Edwin Bachman presented by his Dr. and Mrs. Book of Nancy Lou Arnold and Thomas E. Arnold presented by their Mrs. Willard S. E. Louise Collins presented by her Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Peter S. Pennington pre- New Traffic Safety Program Made Effective On March 2; Examination Every 10 Years BAILED FOR COURT Wilbur N. Knox 539 wehr and Charles W. Hawk 205 N. Queen appeared before Justice of the Peace ert P. Snyder Tuesday on a state police charge of drag racing Sunday evening in Cumberland Twp. Both signed pleas of guilty and furnished bail each to appear before the February 13 session of sentence be discharged from the year's sentence on the auto theft The letter states however thai Adams County's detainers are third The two after they complete the auto theft face additional charges in g and Staunton before they can be turned over to Adams Jantzen now Anna Specially Hotel Gettys Pa. STOCKS SLIP BACK NEW YORK The stock market recovery ran into profit taking early this afternoon and prices turned irregularly The rebound from the steep uary decline flourished for most of the first hour of trading and then prices began to slip below their The market by turns became ir- regular and then lower as trading By FRED B. WALTERS I HARRISBURG A new traffic safety program aimed at the chronic violator and the incapable driver goes into effect in Pennsylvania March 2. Gov. Lawrence announced the plan at a special news conference In putting the new program into effect by administrative the governor bypassed the Legislature which had pigeonholed it in the 1959 Its principal features A revised system of classified according to Re-examination of all drivers with two serious violations within a Medical examinations every 10 starting in 1961. Experimental use of radar by state police in what was termec an educational campaign to win public Safety Commissioner Creation of a commissioner o traffic A campaign by the health de to encourage use oi chemical tests for drunken driv The new penalties will be in ome respects more but generally milder than the system graduated penalties inaugurated former Gov. Leader in 1956 and revised in 1958. The principal difference is the classification of offenses into two Class A for the more seri ous and B for those likely to be the cause of a serious Some Stouter Penalties Many of the penalties will re- main Among those made tougher are for sen ted by his Mrs. Franklin R. Ellen Rice presented by her Mr. and Mrs. John S. Michele Walters presented Mrs. W E. and John Wills Beach presented by his Mrs. C. A. Book Of Honor Book of Dr. Robert presented by Dr and Mrs. J. Clair Edwin D. Freed presented by his Mr. and Mrs. Edwin R. and Mr. and Mrs. William G. Dashley presented by Mrs. Carl F. Book of James Scott Kathleen Diane Arnold and Thomas Michael Arnold presented by their grand- Mrs. Willard S. Marjorie Elizabeth Villard pre- sented by her Mr. and Mrs. John D. Karen On Page 2) Dr. Dunkelberger On Air Thursday 1960's: Challenge and Re- sponse for Gettysburg will be the topic of Dr. Harold A. assistant to the following too closely and president and director of reckless Any driver who accumulates nine violations within three-year period will have a one-year pension added to the other penal i- The physical reexamination gram will start with the some drivers who obtained their licenses prior to 1924, the year the state first required such Physicals Every Ten Years The governor said beginning in 1962 the state hopes to have every On 2) Thursday morning at o'clock on the radio program over Dr. Dunkelberger will discuss what the term means in college He will also tell of the college's progress in its current capital funds its projected building gram and its chief concerns for the coming Just received new shipment of Kayser Bierer Hotel Gettysburg
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