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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - October 27, 1964, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania WEATHER FORECAST Fair low in low 50s. Wednesday highest around 80. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Truth Our Public Good Our Aim ESTABLISHED 1902 With Honor To Ourselves And Profit To Our Patrons GOOD EVENING Many a man who is proud of his right to say what he pleases wishes he had the courage to do so. Vol. 62, No. 256 Adams County's Only Daily TUESDAY OCTOBER 27, 1964 Member of Associated Prats PRICE FIVE CENTS OFFICIALS PREPARE FOR ELECTION DAY The Adams County court and the Adams County Commissioners were busy with election matters a week before next day's general The court handed down papers naming election officials in eral districts and dividing ban Twp. into two election dis- effective next The commissioners set in motion ous actions required of them as a result of the court orders and changed the election house for Second action changed the site of the Littlestown ond Ward voting temporarily from the Alpha Fire House to the tax collector's office on the first floor of the Littlestown Community Commissioner President Atlee F. Rebert said the change is with the site to be moved back to the fire house as soon as renovations being made there are As a result the Community Center will ably serve as the voting place only for next Tuesday's FILLED Richard C. burg R. 2, was appointed by the court as judge of elections in Freedom Twp. filling the vacancy caused by the resignation of Ernest D. Gettysburg R. D. Mrs. Roger Hanover R. 1, was appointed majority tor in Union Twp. by the succeeding Mrs. Doris Littlestown R. 1, who Grace Coulson was appointed judge of elections in Biglerville to succeed Anita K. who The Straban division into ban No. 1 and Straban No. 2, according to the court's will be effective as of the 1965 on Page 2) STUDENTS MAKE TOUR OF 5 BUSINESSES More than 100 Adams County agricultural education students toured five Adams County nesses Monday as part of an sponsored by the Adams County Future Farmers of America New Oxford and Bermudian Springs Future Fanners of America in the Fairfield FFA members who had been scheduled to make the trip were unable to take part because of the funeral of one of the ers at the Fairfield Visited were the Walter and Lady Measured Soil the Knouse Foods In- land Mountain chard Cooperative and Adams Fruit Packing and Dis- The FFA youths learned that Inland Container makes its own on Page 2) Car Strikes Truck On Lincoln Hwy. No one was injured and age totaled when a car and a truck collided 13 miles west of here on the Lincoln Highway at o'clock Monday State police said Wayne Clifford 18, N. Main was going when his vehicle crossed into the bound lane and struck the side of a truck operated by Donald J. 27, of Damage was to the truck and to the Mrs. Harpster Is Justice Of Peace Mrs. Robert 240 BaL timore has been named a tice of the peace for Gettysburg by Governor according to an Associated Press dispatch from Mrs. Harpster succeeds Mrs. Anna who resigned the post after serving several years because of conflict with other Mrs. Harpster has been employed for a number of years at the Prosperity Dry ers here and has been active in a number of Her band is a former police chief LARGE CROWD ATTENDS FIRST AREA CONCERT One of the largest local ences in a number of years day evening was enthralled by the concert performance of The Esterhazy which opened the 1964-65 community concert series in Christ Gettysburg College with a crowd estimated at 800 Under the able direction of David the 17-member chestra concentrates on a toire of rarely performed pieces of Joseph Haydn and other 18th and early 19th century com- The Esterhazy tra is a tribute to Haydn's con- during his 30-year residence as to the Court of Pablo ala is honorary president of the Esterhazy Orchestra Inc. Opening with Haydn's phony No. 49 in F Con- ductor Blum skillfully led the musicians through the strains of the Adagio to the Finale in the work which Haydn wrote for Passion 1768. RESPOND TO VIOLINIST The audience responded with overwhelming enthusiasm to the performance of Arnold 26-year-old violinist who appeared in the Concerto in A by The young who made his debut with the Los Angeles harmonic at the age of 14, hypno- tized the audience with his inter- on Page 3) FEW APPEALS EXPECTED ON REAPPRAISALS When the current ment of real estate in Adams County is completed early next most property owners will feel their property has received and equitable if results in other counties can be taken as an Vice President Thomas hue of the D. L. Morrison Com- pany talked to Gettysburg Lions Monday evening about the re- appraisement project and said that in Franklin County only a little more than one per cent of the property owners appealed their new assessments and few of them went to Applying the Franklin County figures to this only about a dozen property owners in each thousand may be expected to take appeals from the property taxes fixed bv the experts now at work in eastern Adams FAIR AND one likes to pay Donahue an en- on Page 3) Rioters In Maryland Pen Are Stripped Of Weapons By LOUIS G. PANOS Md After stripping prisoners of scores of weapons at the Maryland House of officials picked up today the job of weeding out ringleaders of continuing unrest at the got about 36 and there are about 20 more to said Vernon L. commissioner of we weed them out and get them all assigned to one we'll be able to get this place back to normal He gave appraisal early today after a search by and state police yielded chains and other weapons in possession of FOUND IN CELLS Some were found in cells but most were tossed from the barred cubicles of the tiered cell houses as inmates set whistled shouted to distract the ers moving from tier to tier At least four fires were touched but aH were small and were quickly doused with said a sit-down strike Monday idled about 500 inmates in the prison laundry and He met with spokesmen for the strikers and received a list of They complained that a guard treated prisoners that an office worker was not ing proper account of money and credits earned by shop and that the on commissary did not carry a big enough variety of TALK WITH GUARD talk with the told I've already done some ing and can't find a thing to substantiate the complaint about He the guard Pagt 3) JURY DECIDES DAD OWNED LITTLE AUTO An Adams County jury ly concluded Monday afternoon that when a father has a car titled in his pays the ly installments on the tune ments and is the only one driving the car that it is his and his 17-year-old son's As a the in 13 decided that the State Auto- mobile Insurance Association should pay Tom Biglerville R. as its share of damages in connection with a fatal accident in 1961 near Kump and the estate of Philip had been found by a jury last term as responsible for ages to Floyd J. Kump and Mari- lyn Kump Shank as a result of the Tom after paying the claimed that the car he was driving at the time of the accident belonged to Donald W. then of rather than to his who was with him in ths As a result State Auto- mobile which had a policy with Donald was asked to share the Donald Little admitted on the stand that he held title to the that he made the monthly that he had signed the papers when the car was but claimed that the car was owned by his 17-year-old and that his name was on the various papers as a He also admitted that since the son had lis driver's license suspended ing the period of the ownership of the that the father was he only one who drove it. DIRECTED VERDICT At the opening of this ing's session of court when the jury named to hear the appeal the board of viewers in the case of Joseph L. and Ruth M. Gettysburg R. 1, against Pennsylvania Department of ways the court had Prothonotary George F. Weaver swear in the jury first as a jury hear another action in trespass and hand down a directed The case was that brought by Zan aged 13, and her Bernard and Gladys of W. against Joan and Hubert French and A. P. trading as Thomas and French as a result of an accident March 14, 1960, in which Zan Hughes was a passenger in a car ated by Joan Spooner which was in an accident near the hem Limestone Co. quarry on Rt. 94 a Thomas and French truck operated by Hubert The verdict provided that the defendants pay Zan Hughes Russell Hamner R. 4, served as foreman for that The same jury then began ing testimony of damages done to the Davies property in land Twp. by the construction of the new route for Route 15 passing That trial continued on into this RETIRED NAVY OFFICER DIES Commander Joseph E. 78, Fairfield R. 1, a eran of both World died Monday morning at o'clock in the Warner Hospital after an ness of eight He was a native of a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Austin and had resided the last 15 years on Fairfield R. l. His Mamie died in 1960. Surviving are a Joseph E. and two Commander Austin was a ate of the U S. Naval Academy at Annapolis in the class of 1908. He was a member of the ican Legion Post here and the Club Association in D. C. Funeral services will be held meeting at the Wilson Funeral Home in at 10 a.m. with a requiem mass at o'clock in St. Mary's Catholic with the Rev. Fr Daniel Interment will be made in ton National Va. Friends may call this ning after 7 o'clock at the funeral MOTORIST CHARGED Donald E. 20, Hanover R. 3, was arrested by Hanover police for following too close for conditions after his car and an- other car driven by Kathleen 31, Oxford R. 1, col- at an intersection in over at p.m. No one was in LOCAL WEATHER Yesterday's Last night's low Today at Today at Halloween Queen Miss Linda Simpson Gettysburg High School is shown Monday night as she was crowned Adams County Halloween Queen following the competition at the Student Union At left is Miss Nancy runner-up in last year's who crowned the new At right is Miss Kristin Biglerville High School who was runner-up in this year's EXPLAINS NEW TUTORING PLAN AT JUNIOR HIGH Foreign languages and math are the subjects getting most attention in the tutorial program being initiated at the Gettysburg Junior High members of the joint school committee were told Monday evening by Mrs. Rose Ann junior high guidance The volunteer burg College work with the high school pupils who have asked for the tutoring during study periods or after As Mrs. Yaudes and Charles L. the junior high explained the program to the school it gives the col- lege students an opportunity to perform a community and to a taste of the field of 140 REQUESTS The tutoring is offered to any junior high whether he needs help to make a passing grade or is a superior student seeking extra material in any one of a dozen So Mrs. Yaudes 140 ligh school pupils have asked for the A total of 229 tutors is Twenty students already have started their ing 20 more will begin week and appointments for 25 more are being set Mrs. Yaudes The school's guidance ment coordinates the tutorial Mrs. Yaudes as she described the extensive ings and other preparatory work the initiation of the Interest of some pupils in ing help from tutors was lated by the notices recently issued at the school to pupils who are doing failing in a subject or are in danger of on Page 2) FRED STEVENS DIES SUDDENLY Clair Frederick 53, 309 N. Stratton St a battlefield died suddenly this morning at o'clock at the guide station on the Lincoln Highway west of Dr C G. Adams County was summoned and said death was instantaneous from a nary Stevens was a native of this county and a son of the late John F. and Mary A. He was a member of St. James Lutheran ing are a lisle St and two Mrs. Ethel and Mrs. Paul Gettysburg R. 3. Funeral services Friday after- noon at 2 o'clock at the Peters Funeral Home with the Rev. John associate pastor at St officiating Interment will be made in the Evergreen Friends may call Thursday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock at the funeral MISS SIMPSON IS SELECTED SPOOK QUEEN Miss Linda daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Gettysburg R. 6, and a Senior at Gettysburg High was named Halloween Queen at the annual contest held Monday night in the Student Union About 400 Miss Nancy in the competition last placed the crown on Miss Miss Nancy last year's is in a Virginia Miss Kristin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman lerville R. 1. is the runner-up this The other who will serve in the queen's are Miss Lynn Galusha and Miss atherine Biglerville High and Miss Martha Ritter and Miss Sharon Zumbrum of Littlestown High FRISKY RABBIT Program Director Dick Selby was master of ceremonies the The six ants appeared five times during the They were at the opening and returned after songs by a trio from Biglerville High School to take part in the talent Miss who sang a retained her poise when a live rabbit she was carrying in a basket proved a little too Miss Lady also gave a vocal Others gave a ba- ton twirling demonstration and a clarinet Following songs by a quartet of Littlestown High School dents under the direction of Mrs. Ruth the queen contestants appeared modeling suits and on Page 3) REPORTS THEFT Bernard manager of the Big D in the burg Shopping reported to borough police at Monday afternoon that a boy had been caught stealing a Sgt. Daniel Miller was sent to gate the LIST CHAIRMAN FOR AUXILIARY TICKET SALES Mrs. James Allison has been flamed ticket chairman of the Hospital Auxiliary for the annual concert of the Pittsburgh phony to be held Nov. 30 in the Gettysburg High School The concert is ten by Columbia Gas Co. for the benefit of civic and service clubs participating in the sale of tickets throughout the The was made Monday irnoon at a meeting of the in the hospital dining Mrs. Henry M. also announced that Mrs Donald Baltimore is an attendant for the snack bar and Mrs. James Hammelt re- ported on the need for food nations to the bar and for help from 6 to p.m. daily and all day Mrs. Paul Roy membership reported three new and the Photo Babe re- port showed that 131 pictures of new infants taken during the Other reports included the on Page 2) Ag Department Buys Cases Of Apple Products Here The Musselman Pet Milk and Knouse Peach have received orders from the United States Department of Agriculture for cases of applesauce and sliced apples under the National School Lunch Act. The fruit will be distributed to schools by the Agricultural Marketing Service to help meet requirements of the National School Lunch The Agricultural Department purchased cases of applesauce and cases of sliced a total of cases from the Musselman Knouse Foods sold the ag department cases of sliced They did not sell applesauce for the More than 80 per cent of the cases of sliced apples which the department purchased came from processors in Pennsylvania and New the announcement the bulk of which was from Adams Seventeen million children take part in the AG CENSUS TO BE TAKEN IN THREE STAGES Plans to take the 1964 census of agriculture in Adams County were announced today by neth J. crew leader for the The job will be done in three Cole First will come recruitment and training of enumerators to count all farms in the About one ator for each 150 farnis will be needed Shortly after November 5 the Bureau of the an agency of the U. S. Department of Com- will start the second stage by mailing agricultural census questionnaires to all rural ers in the This will give farm and ranch who are required by law to till out the a period of time to con- sult their records and fill in an- swers to the FINAL STAGE In the final enumera tors will visit each farm in the county to collect the At the time of this the enumerators will help ers complete answers to any questions the farmers may have had difficulty Enumerator visits are scheduled to begin in this county on November 9 Enumerators will take about three weeks to complete their the crew leader The Census of Agriculture is taken every five years in the years ending in and to gather up-to-date information on the nation's agricultural re- sources and Such in- formation is vital in making de- cisions affecting many segments of the U. S. Data ered include the number and size of acreage and harvest of livestock mation on farm equipment and farm products and use of and Open Three Nights For Trick Or Treat Thursday through Saturday will be or Treat in Mayor William G. Weaver said Thursday night will be devoted to the or Treat for and Friday and Saturday nights will be for the youngsters of the community to collect such as they can during or The Mayor also cautioned local residents not to give to from out of our He said some have come from as far away as to take part in the Trick or BOARD MEETS TONIGHT The board of directors of the Adams County Chapter of the American Red Cross will meet at 8 o'clock this evening in the West St. Lions Vote Gettysburg Lions at their ly dinner meeting at the Varsity Diner Monday voted to the current United Fund It was a increase over the amount given last Action on the UF donation came in connection with adoption of a charity fund budget for the club this The budget was presented by Stanley finance committee and adopted The budget also provides for the Warner the third and final payment on a 500 pledge made to that institution two years Other sums in- cluded are for glasses and other aid to the for Little League for the Halloween for Christmas each tor tot lot milk and muscular for the Christmas for a zone for the heart for the March of for Easter seals and each for the fire com- pany and the cancer Other smaller sums were also marked for special The chanty fund budget is up Hoffman ASPERS FIRM BRINGS SUIT FOR Summit is seeking from Clyde F. Gettysburg R. 3. ing as Myers Masonry leging either faulty material or faulty workmanship went into his relining of furnaces for the Aspers According to an action in sumpsit filed in the office Monday for mit Industries by Attorney Thomas Pyle the concern leges that on December 20, 1963. Myers submitted a bid to reline two furnaces at Summit Mining for or a total of A condition of the cording to the was that the furnaces would be able to withstand a temperature of degrees WORK DONE OVER The company alleged that on February 1 the work was com- and on March 1, the 500 was paid to Hie company's Hie tion of said contract the naces have not operated because they would withstand heat of de- grees As a the company the furnaces ad of processing at a rate of 10 tons per could duce at a rate ol only tons per When refused to take remedial ing to the the naces had to be again with resultant lovs of The company asks for loss of production during the period the processing was 8''z instead of 10 ions a asks for loss of production during the second relining and asks on the cost of the second AID REFUGEES Mrs. Edna Ruth ager of the Mennonite Central Committee's Overseas work and Crafts will be at the Church on Thursday from 1 to 10 p.m. to take orders for items made by refugee and other en from low income groups in Hong In- dia and Mrs. Byler will have a display kit and will describe the on Page 2) MARVIN FOX IS FOUND DEAD OF MONOXIDE AT HIS HOME Lee 47, former superintendent of the Bendersville plant for Keystone Ridgway and a former school di- rector in the Upper Adams Dis- was found dead at his Bucks County home Monday The cause was given as dental carbon monoxide who moved with his family to Bucks County from ville last June 15, was found by his when the latter returned from school about 3 p.m. NO FOUL PLAY As Bucks County authorities re- constructed events of Monday Mrs. Fox had left for her work as school librarian about a.m. Mr. Fox with his lunch packed and in his had started the motor of his car in the garage and then apparently started to return to the He either stumbled ov was taken ill as he mounted the steps to the dwelling from the garage and fell to the garage floor where his son found him more than en hours Fox's usual hour ol departure was a.m. The motor of the car was still running in the closed garage when Mi- chael Fox found his Fox was wearing his Bucks County authorities said there was no indication of foul No autopsy was For nearly a year Fox had been president and general super- intendent of the Princeton Tile Company at N. a position he accepted upon leaving Keystone Before coming to Adams County 10 years he had worked with the bridge Tile Ho was a native of 0, SERVICES THURSDAY Mr. Fox was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Bendersville and of the Upper Adams Lions He was a major in the USAF Reserve and was assigned to a Trenton unit of the on Page 3) JOSEPH HESS BEST PICKER IN GRID CONTEST Three contestants missed only two tie games while correctly picking 14 winners in last week's football contest conducted by The Gettysburg Times and 16 ating merchants with Joseph L. R. 6, taking top honors on his feature game total of 31 The feature game total was 40, East Pennsboro ing Gettysburg 27-13. William 154 E. Middle took second place on his feature game total of 20 while John W. 243 was third with a feature game prediction of 13. Each week in a dise certificate is offered as first as and 50 as third Games for this week's contest are contained in a full page of advertisements of the ating merchants elsewhere in day's editio nof The Gettysburg There is no charge to enter and all a contestant has to do is secure an entry blank from one of the fill out completely according to tions and return to the offices of The Gettysburg Times not later than Friday at 5 p.m. This week's feature contest will be the game between and Lafayette at Easton Saturday Winners will be mailed their merchandise certificates which must be used within 30 Fulton County Man Kills Wife And Then Suicides Pa. A 40 year old Fulton County mar. shot and killed his wife and then took his own life early State Police of the Barracks A small child lying in bed be- side the mother was by pellets but not seriously Dead were Amos 40, and his 34. Injured was 2. The occurred at the home of Knepper's Mr. and Mrs Jerry where the son and his family were spending the night The two families resided close together on farms in the Central section of the The elder Kneppers were ed that they heard no quarrel and knew of no domestic ble between the younger The household was awakened by the shooting at 4 a.m. Mrs. Knepper was killed by a gun blast and Knepper then took the gun out behind the barn where he took his own The other Knepper ages 16, 12, and 8, were asleep in another part of the The baby girl was taken to the Fulton County Medical Center at McConnellsburg where gun pellets were removed from an arm and She later was released to the
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