East Berlin News, August 16, 1929

East Berlin News

August 16, 1929

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East Berlin News (Newspaper) - August 16, 1929, East Berlin, Pennsylvania THE NEWS COVERS EAST BERLIN AND VICINITY LIKE THE DEW BERLIN NEWS. B1GLER IF IT'S NOT IN THE NEWS IT DIDN'T HAPPEN AROUND HERE VOL. 12 EAST BERLIN, PA., FRIDAY, AUGUST PER YEAK LOCAL NEWS PERSONAL ing. Kathrine Sinner, of this place, has enrolled as a student at the Prowell Commercial school in Hanover. At the picnic at the Farmers grove on Saturday night a week ago, -Mabel Eisenhart, of East Berlin, by mistake, placed her coat in the wrong automo- bile and would appreciate its return. The Holtzschwam Sunday School orchestra will hold a picnic at the Farmers grove on Saturday. The Jef- ferson and LaBott bands will furnish the music. Glenn Cashman had his tonsils re- moved on Tuesday by Dr. McDowell, of York Five others had the same operation performed by the Doctor on Tuesday forenoon. The clarinet played by Eugene Da- rone and owned by the Red Men's band of East Berlin, recently taken from the cafe of Hamme and Kline, this, place, was stealthily returned to the outer premises by the thief whose con- science or fear of detection, no doubt, prompted his so doing. Boyd Creits, who had his foot near- lv severed in a grass mower several weeks ago, has been brought to his home near town. East Berlin and vicjnity will no Get your sha're of the cheap fruit i William C. Jacobs, of Rutherford, N. at Rider's auction this (Friday) even- j J., was a recent visitor with relatives in town and vicinity. Miss Frances Slothouer and Fred Serif, this place, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Paul Price, of Reading township, to the cow testing association picnic at Arendtsville park, last week. Mr. and Mrs. "William Mummert, East Berlin, spent Thursday of last week with their son-in-law and daugh- ter, Mr. and Mrs. John E. May, near Dover. Mrs. Louis March and daughter Mi- nerva, of Mulberry, were visitors on Monday evening of Mr. and E. H. Murphy. Mr. and Mrs. George Pitt and daugh- ter Nellie, accompanied by Amos Rine- hart, of Reading, were visitors of Mrs. Annie Bosserman and sister, Miss Sal- lie Sunday, last Saturday. .Mr. Rine- hart is a former East Berliner. John Beals, of Coudersport, and Mr. and Mrs. P. A. T. Bower and daughter, Table Rock, were visitors on Sunday of Clinton Cashman and family. Mr. Beats is spending the week with Mr. Cashman and household. Mr. and Mrs. David Kime and fam- ily and Mr. and Mrs. Harper Philips and family on Sunday motored to (Bal- timore. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Leib left this morning for a visit of a few days with York friends. Miss Mary Carbaugh, of New Oxford, is visiting her aunt, -Mrs. Guy Albright, and family. The Rev. J. B. Lau and wife are en- joying their summer home on Harris- burg street, this place, at present. The Misses Catherine Bair, Gladys. Boyer and Bertha Hull have returned from a week's sojourn at the Eliza- bethtown college camp for girls. John Gentzler. Sr.t and John Gentz- ler. Jr., of East Berlin, and Miss Flor- ence Myers, of New Oxford, visited Watkins Glen, over the week-end. HEAL ESTATE SALES D. W. Sunday has sold his farm, containing 112 acres and situated in Reading township, about %-mile north of East Berlin, to the present tenant, Elmer Bubb, who in the purchase also gets growing crops, etc. Harry J. March has sold the 20-acre farm, known as the Cassatt farm and located at the cross-roads at Stone Jug, midway between Heidle.rsburg and Gettysburg, to Clarence Hull. Harvey King, on Tuesday purchas- ed at public sale the 25-acre farm of Annie J. Julius foh This farm was one of those located in the path of the recent cyclone and the barn was in a manner completely demol- ished. George P. Jacobs, of near East Ber- lin, on Saturday purchased at public sale from the Executors of the late Abraham F. Hoetetter, three tracts of land scheduled in Hamilton town- ship, at what is known as Brown's Dam, for Tract Nos. 1 and 2 are improved with buildings and the three tracts total an acreage of 214 acres and 8 perches, and have a front- THOMASVILLE .HEETIM; OK HKETIIKEN age of miles on the Conewago doubt be well represented at the Ja- cobs reulnion, on Saturday, August 24 at Rhoad's Park, located between Greencastle and Chambersburg as we have quite a number belonging to the family residing The Virginians and West Virgin- ians of this section will hold a reun- ion on Saturday, August 31, at For- est Park, near Hanover, and all per- sons from those states, or of Southern origin, are urged to come. H. M. Car- penter, New Oxford, is one if its pro- moters. Persons attending are asked to a red ribbon so that they can be readily distinguished, as there is ______________ ____________________ another gathering on the same day Patll jjennai.t two daughters, in the park. Newspapers wishing to j amj LllcjHe. of near Ab- assist in making the reunion a sue- j Kansas, were Sunday visitors cess are requested to clip this notice. V H Menges, controller of York county, "will make an acklress at the Siune-r reunion in Farmers Grove Sunday afternoon. August 2a. Announcement ha? been made of the marriage Charles E. Trimmer, formerly of East Berlin, and a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Aclrew Trimmer, ilarts have seven children all of whose on August 10th. to Miss Myrna Emma nanles begin with the letter L. Dorfield at the home of the bride at j Mrs. Nevin Brown, who spent sev- Pa. The couple after a wetloiug trip will take up their home creek. The mill and dam were not ic- eluded in the sale. P. C. Smith has sold what is known as the Zack Markel home, situated in Reading township and containing 10 acres, to J. M. Glassbrenner, of York, who with his housekeeper has already taken possession. The new owners are making a general cleaning up of the premises and a marked change is already to be seen in its appearance. A ton of hay is now in the barn, having been placed there by the new occupants by hand and fork only. A plot of ground fronting along the creek, part of the land of the Joseph Gebhart estate, in Hamilton township, near East Berlin, was sold by Edward SneerinKer. McSherrystown, to Paul Arentz, of Hanover. at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Chas. Brown, York Springs, and other friends in this spftion. About thirty five years ago Mr. Lenhart accomp- anied Mr. and Mrs. Brown to Kan- sas. He later embarked ill farming and stock raising and has been very successful in that business. The Len- at b74 Washington Boulevard. Oak Park, Illinois. We were glad to see our old triend, X M Berkheimer, out again last W ed- neWay sitting on his front porch, af- ter being confined for some time in- doors through illness. We notice he eral weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Charles Wherley. at Hyattsvillo. Md.. has returned to her home here. James H. Duttera and family, at- tended the Duttera reunion at Christ church, near Littlestown, Thursday, of last week. Mrs. Louise Swartz. Mrs. Stark nnd Ai'am.s. of Hnnover; Mrs. John is now sporting a fine gotee which j n0iv-o ami daughter and Mrs. Harry gives him an appearance somewhat similar to a French Count. The farm of Leonard Middlecoat. containing 90 acres and .situated in AVashingtom township, which was of- fered at public sale last Friday, was withdrawn at an offer of an acre. Aliss Jennie E. Heiges, 12-year-dld daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Hei- ges, of Washington township, on a re- cent birthday waj ppresented with a piano by her uncle, the Rev. Chas. H. eiges of New Cumberland. The '.Mt. Royal Sunday School will hold a festival Saturday evening in Helm's woods. The Dover band will furnish the music. Mildred Baker, 13-year-old daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Baker, of Hamilton township, was admitted to Annie Warner hospital, Gettys- burg on Wednesday, suffering from an acute attack of appendicitis, an op- eration being performed on. the same day, the result of which we were un- able to ascertain. P. C. Smith, ot thia place, been approached by persons interested in the purchase of that part of the Chas. Miller farm, now owned by him and lying near Berlin, that borders on the Conewago creek, having in. view cutting into lots for the .erection of summer bungalows. Members of the choir of Trinity Re- formed church, Jackson township, gave a surprise party Monday night for their pastor, the Rev. Edward V. Strausbaugh and his wife and family, at the parsonage, Spring Grove. The Rev. Mr. Strausbaugh celebrated his birthday anniversary. The choir mem- bers presented the Rev. and Mrs. Strausbaugh with a beautiful floor lamp and several bouquets of flow- ers. They also brought a big birth- day cake and other refreshments. Samuel Batterman moved from the Moul farm in Reading township to the Himes farm, near Dickc' dam. George P. Livingston, prothonotary of York county, gave an ice cream party on farnr in Washington township, on Thursday evening. party was for all those that helped with the harvesting, haying and so forth, this Congressman Franklin Mengeie isi sending out letters to his York and Adams county constituents, informing them that he will be glad to send them any ten bulletins published by tho United States Department of Agriculture, if the constituents will select the bulletins from a large list which the Congressman sends them. Questions concerning reports of the cale of the Transit company to the Pennsylvania General Transit company, subsidiary of the Pennsyl- vania railroad, wore met with the reply, "I don't know anything about by J. N. Dfinner, East Berlin, president of the Adams Transit. Mr. Danner confirmed the rumor that the General Transft com- pany hud made a bid for (he purchase of the local bns company but added. been anything done 1 Spangler, Thomasvllle. spent Wednes- day with Mr. and .Mrs. Michael Reb- ert. PERSONAL Miss Alice Gise, Elizabethtown. is .'pending some time at the home of her sister, Mrs. Laura Hykes and brother. George Gise, this place. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lawley and daughter. Marion, of Philadelphia, spent the week-end at the home of .Mrs. Law-ley's sister. .Mrs. C. S. My- ers, 'and .brother and sister-in-law. Mr. and .Mrs. Curtis Butt, near town, t I The .Ministerial, Welfare and Hun- Visitors at the home of Char es W. ths Cnurt.h Qf Wehler and family, Thomasville, R2, last Sunday were: .Mr. and Mrs. Sam- uel Wildasin and children .Mary, Mi- nerva and John Samuel, Jr., also Vel- ma Smith, Jacobus; Mr. and Mrs. John Custer, Amanda Baker, Mr. and Mrs. the Bri'thren of the Southern District of Pennsylvania convened at the New Fairview church, about two miies of York, Tuesday, Wediusday and Thursday of this week. Minis- tors, delegations from Sunday Schools Herbert Eisenhart and children Susan. many were prcsent- Mary, Herbert, Jr., and Grace and i Beulah Wthler, York; Claude Gise, and Bernice Gise, Big .Mount; fine program of and :is had been arranged for the Ule Uev- Markcy, pastor of the church. 1. M. Bowser, Howard Daniel Gerger.Dover; 'diaries' Munv j followinK committees: mcrt, Nashville; Frezier Altland, Mau- rice, George and Earl Wehler and Sherman Haas, Paradise township. j Howard Miller, Jacob Miller The five-ton International truck j and Paul Cfodfred. all of the conven- swned by Levi Brenneman, York ice- man and drayman, was damaged be- yond repair when it collided with a Western Maryland railroad engine at this place. The truck, which was driven by Lester Slagle, Stoverstown, was traveling west on the Lincoln highway, when the accident occurred W'hen Slagle saw that he could not stop the heavy truck before it would collide with the engine, which was a shifter, he jumped, and the truck con- tinued on and crashed with the en- gine. The truck was reduced to junk but the driver escaped injury by his leap. The farm of Mrs. Jennie Hamme, in Paradise township, containing 84 acres was sold Thursday at public sale to Geo. Heiner, whose farm ad- j.oins, for The farm contains SSacres and according to farmers in that vicinity the price was ridiculous- COUNTY LEAGUE j CHURCH SERVICES SATURDAY'S SCORES Midway Litlestown 1 New Oxford 9. Biglerville 0 (forfeit) York Snr.ngs E. iBerlin 0 (forititj STANDING OF THE CLfBS W. L. PC. M id way i Littlestown ..............5 2 .714 New Oxford .............5 York Springs ...........2 Kast Berlin ..............2 5 Biglerville ...............1 G .714 .286 .280 .143 low. At the same time she disposed of her personal proper- ty. G.ood prices were realized. The highest priced cow brought and a pair of mules, John Mummert, son of Mosas Mum- mert, and Miss Irene Haar, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Haar, Jackson township, were united in mar- riage on Friday afternoon by the Rev. A. A. Kelly, pastor of St. Mark's Lu theran church, of York. The cere- mony was performed at the parsonage. The newly-wedded couple will live at the home of the bride's parents. Mrs. Mummert ha.s been teaching school in Jackson township for a number of years. She studied at Mil- lersville Teachers' college. Archie Myers, Jackson township. wa" arrested by Detective Jesse Crabbs on a warrant issued by Justice Linn church The ministerial meet- ing openetl on Tuesday evening at o'clock and continued on Wed- nesday with three sessions. The mu- sic was in charge of the Rev. S. B. Myers, of Lcganville. The Sunday School meeting consisted of two ses- sion? on Thursday, the L. Elmer Lease, of York, was director of the music. On Tuesday evening, tie Rev. Jesse Whitacre cf Alechanicsburg, preached the serm'on. The subject was 'The Master of All Things." Those taking part in the program from East .Berlin and vicinity and their subjects were: "Home K. D. Hershey, Bermudian meeting house. "The J. Monroe Banner, East Berlin. "The S. M. Lehigh, Hanover. "What Constitutes a Chiistian C. L. Baker, East Ber- lin. "Organizing The W. G. Group East Berlin. S. S. Miller. East Berlin. "Doe" Parental Responsibility Cease With Our Own Dan- iel Bowser and Rev. Ralph B. L.ehi- man, York. "In Primary G. How- ard Abbottstown. Mrs. Jane Ulrich spent Sunday at the home of her son, Lee Ulrich, Han- over. Tlie Misses Anna and .Mary Hull. Ruth Butt. Margaret Eisenhart ami sister, accompanied the excursion to Luray Caverns. Va.. Sunday. Miss Helen Myers spent the week- end at York. Miss Ltltretia Stock. Abbottstown. was (lie of Mae Wolf, her musis teacher, Sunday. Mrs. Mary Wilson daughter, Kathrvn. arc on a week's auto trip to Pittsburgh. Michael ;Rohn, Dallastown. spent Mary and Helen Weaver, former res- idents of this place, were visitors in town AVednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Xevin Tschop and children. York, have returned to their home aftern spending several months on a motor trip through the Eastern, Middle- Western states and Canada. Miss Elsie Hater, of New Ringgold. Pa., who spent the past week at the Reformed parsonage as a guest Uev. and Mrs. Houtz, has returned to her home. Her sister, Mary, ic re- maining at the parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. Verne iBrandt, this place, spent Sunday at Hershey park and Indian Echo cave, near Hummels- town. Mr. and Mrs. John Jacobs on Tues- day visited new Doctor and Hanover friends. The Rev. and Mrs. F. C. Sternal and daughter, Naomi, and son Theo- dore, Millersburg, are visiting friends and former parishioners in< town this Monday they visited Mrs. Laura Hoover and Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Serff. Accompanied by Mrs. Hoover, of town, they spent the day at Baltimore. Prof. Cfharlee Gentzler who has been employed during his vacation in driving the bus of the Adams Tran- sit Company which has been running to and fro from the Cross Keys to New Oxford, will knock off from the job today at noon, after very creditably serving that company. He and George Haines, of Abbottstown, accompanied by two lady friends of Shippeneburg, will take a three-day motor trip to Washington and Luray Caverns over the week-end. Shortly after be will assume his duties as principal of the Gashtown Consolidated schools. Mrs. Wm. A. Ruth and son' Junior, are spending a week with Spring C'.rove friends. On Wednesday even- ing they attended a corn bake given by the church choir. Mrs. Charles Sweeney and daugh- ter Miss Dolly, of New Market, Va., accompanied by daughter, Mrs, Clara Sclaigh and husband, of Boston, Mass., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Noah Sprenkle and other in East Berlin. Mrs. S. and her late husband and family lived for quite a number of years here, her husband being ah employe of the East Berlin Milling Co. Mis.s Evelym Yohc, a nurse in train- ing (at thei Harrlsburg hospital, spending her vacation of two weeks at the home of her father, L. A. Yohe, Hamilton township. Mrs. Emma Sebrtght spending some time with her daughter, Mrs. Robert Jacobs. In town. Mrs. Alva Messenheimer and son Donald, who spent the past week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Sow- this place, returned to her home at Beaver. Misses Erma and Benlah My- ers, Kathleen Serff, and John have returned to their here after completing a course at State 1' the with Mr. and .Mrs. Ezra .Jacobs, lh is place. Miss -Mary who had been attending the summer session of six week; at State college, returned to her h.ome here on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Berkheimer, Harrisburp. visited the former's par- ents. Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Berkheimer. Sunday. John Altlamcl, York, Mr. and Mrs. Oram Alt land and son. Charles, this place, visited at the home of their parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Charles Altland, Washington tewnship. i Pell. Hanover, in which he charg- ed on oath of David Weaver with a serious, offense against his daughter. Veronica Weaver, who is under 10 years of atce. Myers entered bail lie- fore Justice of the Pence Walter S. Brov.-n. J.ick.-on township, for a hearing before Justice of tho Peace Sell. Charle.s E. Stambaugh, 50 vears old. Thomasville. arrested in York by Pa- irolman Sharp for disorderly conduct, was sentenced to pay a fine of or -pond five days in jail. He was com- mitted to jail. Stambaugh was charg- ed v-i'th disorderly conduct because ho -t.ile a quart and a pint of milk trom a door-step. Andrew J. Hershey, of Jackson township. Democratis candidate for district attorney of York county, filed petitions Monday to have his name appear on the primary ballots to he used on the seventeenth of next month. One petition, circulated in his hame township, Jackson, bears the names of 103 Democratic men and women voters ol that township. Delegates and alternates to sent Camp Xo. 433, LaBctt at the con- vention of the P. O. S. of A. at Sprinj 1IOTER On Salurdav evening "in the par sonafo of the Dover United Bnthcrn George Lipbenknecht and Miss Janet M. Neiman were united in mar- riage, by th" Rev. W. I. Kaun'man the paMor rf the charge, with hie wife and son. Gerali1. a.< witnesses The bridegroom is a son of Mr. ant Mrs. Edward Liehenknet ht.. thai place and the brii'p is the di'ughler rf Mr and Mrs. Harry Neiman. Dover R. 2 The bride attired in a pnvn t. iiluo georgette with hat and shoes I< match. Bride and brideeroom arc em ployid yi ill" Havnn: Ciga- Factory at Dover. Tor the present the new wedded i-ouplc will reticle at the home if the bridegroom's parents. Hiram Re.nn. I.eMer Paul I.aiier. Carl I.atihaw and Ros Neimiin Monday enrolled a.s stu- i dent1- in Thompson's York. Thes vonnsr mon nates of the- class of the Dovei I high school. Mr. and Allen Hake announce the birth ot" a daughter. Grace Irene, Mrs. Clarence Jr.seph. of Dover, R. ID., has lu-en cuifimd to her bed by typhoid fever. l.'ii. Dover has executed a drod uf voluntary