Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - January 22, 1964, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania WEATHER FORECAST Cloudy lowest in the 30s. Showers High in 4he40s. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Truth Our Public Good Our Aim ESTABLISHED 1902 With Honor To Ourselves And Profit To Our Patrons GOOD EVENING The best way to arrive at a firm conviction on a subject is to find out what the boss thinks about it. Vol. 62, No. 18 Only Daily Newspaper WEDNESDAY JANUARY 22, 1964 Leased Wire Member of The Associated Press PRICE FIVE CENTS BATTLEFIELD CLEARING IS NOT COMPLETE The trimming and clearing gram to restore several hundred acres of Battlefield area will end January 31, according to National Park Service Approximately 130 acres have been trimmed and cleared but many areas will not be completed by the deadline because of the recent snowstorm and Monday's heavy which delayed the program by seven Four crews of about 70 men have been employed through the local U. S. Employment service to trim and clear brush in several areas of the Dr. Harry said that the area in front of the Round Tops will not be completed and that the woods north of the Trestle building needs further He estimated that about half of the acreage under the clearance project has been cleared to some degree but is not Dr. said that attempts to gain an extension of time as the result of the storm delay so far have not been He is hopeful that the weather through the remainder of the month will not prevent further work on the He ex- that several large tracts remain to be cleared and trimmed if additional funds are ated for such New Marketing Agent Assigned Lawrence L. Bellefonte R. 1, has begun his duties as South Central area marketing agent with his office in the Adams County Agricultural Extension Of- fice at 111 Baltimore St. Yager will serve as marketing agent for York and Lancaster according to an an- by Dr. Russell E. dean of the college of Agriculture at Pennsylvania State Yager has been working in farm management for the extension service since 1962. A native of North he is a graduate of Cornell University and has taken graduate study toward his master's degree at Pennsylvania State He served as a flight engineer with the U. S. Air Force from 1952 to 1956 and as a member of the American Farm Economists he is father of two CIO n P Community Services Ulii Ui Ui UmO I Council Will Meet NEW HEAD OF VET FIREMEN Dr. Chester G. Adams County coroner and who has medicine in Gettysburg for more than 50 was elected president of the Veterans men's Association of Gettysburg at the annual in the Elks dining room Tuesday The veteran practitioner has been affiliated with the fire de- for 47 years having AUTO STRIKES DIESEL Damage totaled when a car and train collided at day afternoon at Bittinger's ing north of Hanover and west of Rt. 94. Western Maryland Railways De- Milton R. Tipton said ert 29, 103 Pleasant New operating a car owned by his Joan L. ran into the side of a diesel motive for which J. E. over R. 3, was engineer and Fred Tipton said the Western land train was headed west when Baker came upon the tion from the direction of the Rd. Baker's car skidded 83 feet and hit the side of the Damage to the which had its front end was estimated at Damage to the train was mated at Baker suffered a bruise on the right side of the but did not seek immediate medical at- State Policeman Clifford ner investigated the accident for the state police while Tipton in- for the DIES TUESDAY Nevin K. 59, Littlestown R. 2, died at the home of his Mrs. Edna 541 North Tuesday evening at He was a son of the late Maurice A. and Margaret Sheely He was a farmer all his He is survived by his Ruth Hostetter and two Mrs. Robert Flanders New Oxford R. 1, and Mrs. Dean There are six He was a member of the St. Luke's United Church of near Littlestown and was ated with these the Moose Lodge of the Hanover Home Association and the McSherrystown Home Funeral services Friday after- noon at 2 o'clock at the Little Funeral Home in Littlestown with his the Rev. George Shultz assisted by the Rev. David A. tor of Mt. Carmel Lutheran charge in Interment in the Mt. Carmel Friends may call at the Little Funeral Home on Thursday PUPILS FROM 4SCHOOLSIN DISTRICT BAND Four Adams County High Schools will be represented at the annual Southern District Band Festival February 7 and 8 at High School in Lancaster High School and Ralph A. band director will host 189 young musicians from 40 high schools in Franklin and ton COUNTY STUDENTS Students from Adams schools who will participate Bermudian Gary L. director Barry Paulette Darlene ders and Ronald Biglerville High ard E. director Carolyn Kathy old Carol Jeffrey Brown and Keith Gettysburg High neth C. director Linda Joseph Paul Miller and Barbara Littlestown High Paul TWO PUBLIC CONCERTS The festival is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Music tors Association to good The participating were chosen from more than who auditioned in com- tryouts at Hershey High School in Jonathan who will be conductor at the is professor of music at Lehigh He has com- posed music for chamber groups and the One of the featured selections at the festival will be Son of a which was ar- ranged by There will be two public con- certs February 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. in the High School torium at Quarryville R. 2. Previous to the the band will have rehearsed 16 Survey of Gettysburg What Has Been Done and What Is will be the theme for the meeting of the Adams County Council of Services Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lamp Post Tea Carlisle St. President C. P. Keefer said Robert Weiland will present a report on the public opinion poll on community needs conducted by the Gettysburg Junior ber of Louis Lex chief of the planning division of the vania Bureau of Community De- will speak on Other business will include the report of the Holiday Bureau and the report of the nominating DR. C. G. CRIST joined the local company in 1916. He succeeds Andrew Florence whose service began in 1915. Paul B. Fox was elected lain succeeding Charles Bollinger who had served five Eu- gene Sickles was re-elected Mayor William G. who has been a firemen since 1921, was He announced that eight men had been enrolled in organization during the past They Ray John Harold John Paul Glenn Francis Garlach and Charles THREE DECEASED Tribute was paid to the ory of three members who died last They are Bertus W. a fireman with 54 years On Page 3) OKLAHOMA TO m SPEAKER AT SCOUT DINNER J. Heston former master of Troop 10, in which Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper was a Life will be the principal speaker at the 47th annual fellowship quet of the Area Boy Scout Wednesday January 29, at the Hotel To Speak Here Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Leland H. Bull wili be the principal speaker Thursday at p.m. in the Courthouse at the annual ing of the Adams County Soil and Water Conservation Dis- Secretary Bull is a past executive secretary of the state Soil Commission and past treasurer of tht Farm Show Car Titles And Cash Disappear State police today were gating the theft of metal box containing approximately and the titles to several cars from Charles Sprigg's Garage at south of here along the Em- Rd. Police said the box Tuesday LOCAL WEATHER Yesterday's Last night's Today at fodar at P Seek Funds For Turnpike Signs A number of teams to call on business places of the community to seek funds for erection of road signs along the Pennsylvania Turnpike were named Tuesday at a joint meeting in the Hotel Gettysburg of the board of tors of the Gettysburg Travel Council and its membership com- Paul chairman of the special drive names to two-man The teams will call on men for funds to pay for a ber of large signs the Travel Council hopes to place east and west of the Gettysburg Inter- change on the The signs will be designed to encourage visitors to the New York World's fair to make a to It is anticipated that about tourists visiting the World's Fair will use the It is believed that sufficiently tive signs would draw thousands of the tourists to Proclaim Jaycee Week In 4 Towns Mayors of four Upper Adams communities have proclaimed the current week it was announced A joint proclamation was signed by Mayor Robert Kluck of Mayor Herbert Cluck of Mayor Roy Starner of Bendersville and Mayor Mark Hinkle of York Springs calling for commemoration of Jaycee Week and praising the activities of the Upper Adams Jaycees noting that organization of young men has contributed to the betterment of these communities throughout the Thomas president of the Upper Adams in thanking the mayors for ing the week said that ior Chamber movement is com- mitted to the goal of training young men through civic work and broad community The Jaycee movement is designed to help train the young who will be the leaders of ir leadership for the good of Arrangements for the event are in charge of H. Charles Hafey chairman of the annual dinner who is being assisted by Albert W. the Rev. Richard H. neth L. May and Ralph G. Edward H. and Charles E. Scouter a native of was a Scoutmaster 17 of his 30 years in Boy The best known of the 300 Boy Scouts whom he served as a leader is Astronaut who made 22 orbits of the earth in 1963, in the capsule 7." TEETER ON PROGRAM Heald holds the rank of com- mander in the U.S. Naval Re- serves and is assistant to the di- rector of technical office of the secretary of defense with headquarters in the Penta- Kenneth May will serve as master of ceremonies for the The invocation will be by the Rev. Vernon H. of Zion United Church of Atty. Daniel E. council vice will present district statuettes to out- standing leaders in the White Indian and Black Walnut ROGERS ON COMMITTEE Four Silver Beaver tions will be made by Horace G. assisted by Committeemen Dale Grove and Bernard On Pago 3) IS ELECTED TO CHURCH POST At the annual meeting of the United Council of Churchwomen held in the Maude Miller room at St. James Lutheran Church the following officers were Mrs. Paul L. vice Mrs. Cyrus G. recording Mrs. Robert corresponding Mrs. Charles Mrs. Louise The nominating committee com- prised Mrs. Earl Mrs. William Mrs. Kermit O. Deardorff and Mrs. Glenn The churchwomen discussed the decision of the Retail Merchants Association to keep local stores open on Good Friday afternoon and a petition was ing them to reconsider the 56 34 38 SUSPEND LICENSE The State Liquor Control Board today announced the ten-day pension of the license issued to John B. and Clyde H. of Lincoln Highway near charged with permitting minors to frequent the ment and sales to Mrs. George Lewis announced that the topic for the annual World Day of Prayer Service to be held February 14 will be Us This which is held in more than 150 countries on the first Friday of will be held in the Baptist Church from 2 to 3 with Miss Martha dean of en at Gettysburg as the A nursery will be con- ducted during the The dren's service will be held at the same place from to p conducted by Mrs. Earl Shears and Miss Marion Cottage prayer services will be held in local homes Thursday and Friday evenings and services will be conducted in the county and nursing A prayer vigil will be to be held each Friday morning at o'clock at the YWCA under the direction of Mrs. LUNCHEON MAY 1 Mrs. Robert A. MacAskill and Mrs. Harold Glad were announced as the chairmen for the May UPPER ADAMS LIONS HOSTS TO ZONE MEETING One hundred seventy-five at- tended the zone meeting held by Lions Tuesday evening at ville High The session held for the Upper field and Cashtown Lions Clubs with Upper as Guests included Lions from York and Deputy District Governor liam Lau and Zone Chairman Cloyd Shelter spoke dent John Brown of the Upper Adams Lions presided and comed all the visiting Jeffrey son of Mr. and Mrs. John pre- sented a cornet solo during the STUDENT HONORED Holly daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean was honored by the Upper Adams Lions as their of the A member of the tional Honor Society and ent of a special school ment she is a member of the Dramatic the chorus and band at Biglerville High School and feature editor of the the school She has been accepted as a student Wilson College when she com- pletes her high school studies this Major Earl Schmidt of the U. S. Air a member of the Fairfield Lions introduced a program on Sport of presented by Senior Master Sergeant Thomas Meighan of the U. S. Air Sergeant Meighan was described as of the out- standing noncommissioned officers in the Air A veteran of 17 years service in the Air he was described as an ing physical training Sgt. Meighan was awarded the Air Force commendation ribbon in 1960. In 1962 he received the Hagerstown YMCA physical in- In 1963 he re- a president's physical ness leadership award through the U. S. Chamber of GIVES DEMONSTRATION He has also won a tion from the Japanese ment and holds a from the Judo Institute in He told the Lions that there are types of throws hi judo and reported that the U. S. Air Force wUl have a judo team in the Olympics this He introduced Miss Finelt a college student from County Farmers To Dine Tonight The Adams County sociation officially launches its 1964 membership campaign with a dinner session this evening at o'clock at the Altland in Association officers said advance work on new memberships has brought the association ship roll for this year up to 50 per cent of last year's enrollment of 496. The goal for this year is 505. The county unit has won recognition in the past for ex- its membership The 1963 membership total set a new high for this YORK SPRINGS HIT BY SHORT WATER SUPPLY York Springs today was in the midst of repairs to its water tem after leaks caused a worse water shortage in the borough than it had during the drought last The emergency condition was caused by leaks in the line be- tween the springs which supply the town's water and the As a result the reservoir water level is three feet below normal the worse situation last summer found the reservoir down only 16 The leaks forced the town to shut off the pumps to both wells Tuesday night and as a result the borough has asked its people to use water only for the most household Adding to the difficulties was trouble in locating the leaking A four-inch main was broken in the The borough officials said they will give notice as soon as the is completed and pumping can be They hope to have the system back in operation by SCHOOL HEALTH REPORT GIVEN BOARD BEGINS WORK ON NEW ADAMS BUDGET The Adams County ers Tuesday afternoon began studies on which to base the 1964 Retiring Chief Clerk Jacob G. Appier outlined the income that can be anticipated by the county and told the commissioners that was received by the ty during 1963 from taxes and other He recommended that the com- missioners adopt December 31 as the off on which to base tax Tax tors receive their duplicates based on that he and urged thai the commissioners direct that all taxpayers pay their taxes in the district in which they were assessed as of December 31, no matter whether they have moved to another part of the county immediately after that COSTS COUNTY MONEY Failure to set such a cut off date has cost the county Appier Persons who have moved to other districts do not pay taxes to She district from which they have moved and may pay no taxes in the district to which they have or may pay only school taxes which are levied against them and ignore the county The tax collector in the district to which they have moved bas only school taxes against the and the tax in the district from which thep have moved assumes they have paid all their taxes in their new tion and asks exoneration of removal from his VISIT CALL CENTER Appier said more than people assessed for the county's head tax have not paid for 1963 and he believes that many of them were by changing from one district to He reported to the ers that the new basis for real taxation for 1964 is on Page 2) and Steve Bell and Carl both from town High who various judo luncheon to be held on May 1. Mrs. Louise On Paga 3) CHIMNEY FIRE No damage was caused by a slight chimney fire at the home of George Fahnestock near York day The York Springs Fire Co. was summoned about 10.30. When firemen arrived the blaze had been Schriver Talks To Young Farmer Unit The second in a series of grams on Milk was presented by Elmer agricultural education teacher at Gettysburg High at Tuesday evening's meeting of the Gettysburg Young Farmers at the high school His principally on the de- and cure of was illustrated by a demonstration of the California test to determine the quarter and degree of Student teachers presented the Two films were shown as part of the gram. The final talk in the series will be presented at the ary 3 meeting of the Young Vice President Wilbur i presided at Tuesday's Members of the ment committee were William Milton Hoffman and William Russians Are Studying Arms Control Proposal By President Johnson COUNTIAN INDICTED A Franklin County grand jury has returned a true Raymond Clair York on m worthless check SECURE LICENSES Marriage licenses have been secured in Westminster by ald E. New Oxford R. 1, and Betty M. Richard D. Cluck and Ann both of ENTERS HOSPITAL Mrs. Verna J. has been admitted to Che By MICHAEL GOLDSMITH Associated Press Writer GENEVA and neutral delegates at the 17-na- tion disarmament conference expressed confidence today that the Soviet Union is studying President Johnson's new arms control proposals with tional The in a message read at the conference's re- sumption proposed a verified freeze on the number and specifications of nuclear de- livery sub- planes and the and a controlled cutoff in the production of nuclear materials for SURPRISE ATTACK Some delegates believed two less spectacular proposals by Johnson had better chances of a favorable Soviet These called for agreement to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons to nations that don't have them and a system of ob- servation posts to prevent dental war or surprise These in general coincided with two points proposed by viet delegate Semyon K. apkin M put at program of but agreement was not for ed his proposal to ban the trans- fer of nuclear weapons so that t would not apply to the multi- nuclear force proposed the North Atlantic called for prevention of the spread of nuclear ons to multilateral forces as well as to individual ULTIMATE GOAL Johnson's proposals for the first time broke up the huge and complex package of general long deadlocked in the two-year-old A general disarmament treaty still is the ultimate but the U.S. proposals are preliminary measures which might start the powers toward a comprehensive The U.S proposals also ed a treaty to outlaw the use or threat of force and and a new effort to ban underground nuclear weapon excluded from the limited test ban There was no immediate in- dication of the Soviet The first indication may come in the next meeting of the con- on FORMER LOCAL TEACHER DIES Miss Clara Jeannette daughter of the late Charles A. and Maray Scott Spangler of died this morning at 5 o'clock at the Pape Convalescent Home She was graduated from the Shippensburg State Normal School in 1911 and taught in public schools in Philadelphia and burgh before returning to teach in Adams In 1918 she accepted a position as a super- visor hi the insurance division of the Bureau in D. where she remained until her retirement 10 years Because of failing she returned to Gettysburg last ruary to make her home with her brother-in-law and Mr. and Mrs. Guile W. She was a member of the chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and was interested in many charitable She had been active in various retirement organizations of the Bureau in the District of Her immediate survivors are her sister and two nephews and a Dr. Robert S. Albert R. 6, and Mrs. Quentin P. San Calif. Funeral services at the Bender Funeral Home here Friday after- noon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. R. A. local terian Inter- ment will be made in the green There will not be a Friends are invited to visit the Bender Funeral Home Friday from 1 p.m. until the ice screening of pupils on height and weight continued during the 15 days schools were in session during according to the school health service report submitted to the joint school board members at their January meeting on day evening by the three school The report shows 570 were screened for 664 for ing and 460 for height and Fifty-six pupils were referred to their doctors on vision and nine for hearing The school dentist checked 210 youngsters during the The nurses had contacts with 250 pupils during the 59 of them for first aid for injuries and 179 because of Sixteen students were sent home and four were taken home because of ness or Sixteen of the youngsters were referred to their family doctors and three to their There were eight school accidents in which the pupils re- quired medical Nurses made three home visits and sued 52 gym of the pupils who failed the vision screening test have been seen by their eye the report The report was signed by Ellen R. M. cille and Kathryn BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS At Warner Hospital Mr. and Mrs. John M. and Mrs. R. Mr. and Mrs. John D. Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. Thurmont R. 2, DIVORCE RECOMMENDED Attorney John A. MacPhail recommends the divorce on the grounds of desertion as master in the action of Elizabeth M. 50 W. Middle against George H. cording to Attorney report filed in the the couple wed April 6, 1946. Desertion since 1952, and Mrs. Richard Mechanicsburg R. announce the birth of a J. at Seidle Memorial Mrs. Klinger is the former Miss Lola daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emory York This is their second child and first SCOUTS HOLD INVESTITURE AND CAPPING Senior Girl Scout Troop 789 of St. Francis Xavier Catholic parish held an investiture and capping ceremony Tuesday evening at the parochial school on W. High St. Special guests included Mrs. George F. Mrs. Romeo the members of Cadette Troop 786 and their Mrs. Hallette and Mrs. Lawrence Mrs. ley Rogers and Miss Victoria They were welcomed by Miss Grace E. hood chairman and former leader of the senior Miss Rose McFerren was in- into the Girl Scouts of America by Miss Myers and Miss Mary Ann assistant adviser of the GIVE PINS Miss Henninger presided for the senior capping ceremony at which patrol leaders Miss Patricia son and Miss Rachel Williams capped three members of Carol Joyce Sandra Melvina Nora Susan Rose McFerren and toria The program opened with a flag ceremony at which Miss Diane Auchter was Miss Nelson flag bearer and Miss Maria Frealing and Miss liams Panorama program patches were presented to the members of the Ten-year pins were presented to the Misses Williams and The entire troop participated in recitation of the Girl Scout Promise and the affirmation of the KAISER WILL PROBATED The will of Joseph Francis late of New has been entered for probate at the office of the county register and The Kathleen Mary 109 N. Peters New is executrix and heiress of the excess of 000" CONTINUE PROBE State and local police said day they are continuing their in- into the finding of an 18-week-old human fetus in the sewage disposal plant last week HOSPITAL REPORT Mrs. R. 1; Mrs. John D Mrs. Francis J. mont R. 2; John M. Robert E. Mrs. Mary E. R. 5: Mrs. Elizabeth S. Westminster R. 1; Mrs. W. R. 1; L. Westminster R. 4; James W. R. 6; J. Thomas Ronald T. 612 Long Robert L. Mrs. Mollie W. Va. Mrs. James T. R. 4; William F. Mrs. Philip J. Miller and infant R. 6; Mrs. Cyril W. Althoff and infant but said to the nature of the Littlestown R. 2: Mrs. John they could give no further R. Ridenour and infant Em- details on tht 1.