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News Comet (Newspaper) - February 23, 1945, East Berlin, Pennsylvania EAST BERLIN NEWS COMET YORK SPRINGS V flHte A AA A A. VOL. LXV EAST BERLIN, PA., FEBRUARY 23, 1945 NO. EAST BERLIN NEWS NOTES John and Philip R. Gross, Ab- bottstown, were admitted as sur- gical patients to the York hospital. Wesley, younger son of Dr. and Mrs. Roy Smith, submitted to a tonsil operation In the Gettysburg hospital. Lee Dewey Byers, stationed with the Third Spearhead Tank Division in Belgium, lias been promoted to Sergeant. Reuben Sclar, Silver Spring, Md., made a business trip here on Wed- nesday. Daniel Lllllch, a recent inductee Into the armed forces, is stationed in Georgia. Paul Lerew, Jr., who is serving In France, has sent relatives a number of attractive souvenirs. Abraham L. Cleaver, R. 1, is spending some time with his daugh- ter, Mrs. Charles Forsythe, Hanover R. 2. Paul E. Jacobs, who has been ill most of the winter with a severe case of sciatic rheumatism, was able to make a business trip to York. Mr. and Mrs. John Myers have been entertaining their son-in-law and daughter, Lt. and Mrs. Edwin Stanton DeBolt, and son, Barry, As- bury Park, N. J. Mrs. Clara Border, formerly of near Baker's schoolhouse, who had resided for several years at the home of Mrs. George Gitt, Hanover, who died recently, is making her home with the Curtis Jones family, Hanover R. 2. An auto operated by George Meek- ley, Abbottstown R. D., skidded through a fence on the J. W. Gitt farm at the bottom of Hershel hill Saturday morning. No one was In- jured and damage to the car was slight. Funeral services for Raymond My- ers, who died at the York hospital, took place Tuesday at York. The Rev. William H. Kelly, pastor of Zlon Evangelical church, officiated. Interment was made the family plot in Hampton cemetery. Miss Winifred L. Miller, daugh- ter of Maj. and Mrs. Edgar A. Miller, Gettysburg, was among the record breaking 275 coeds who have been pledged to national sororities at the Pennsylvania State college. Miss Miller was pledged to he Alplia XI Delta group. Mrs. Miller is the former Winifred Glat- feller. of this place. John W. Burtner while delivering bread for the McCreary's bakery. Dillsburg, Saturday en route near Bermudlan became suddenly ill and taken to ills residence in, Dillsburg by Roy Anderson. His route, which lie has been serving, was completed by Mead Heiges, Bermudian, who will also continue to serve the route until Mr. Burtner is able to resume it. Harvey Hunter, ,Jr., who has been home for several weeks after spending nearly six months at the Hanover hospital because of an ac- cident July 4 in which both his legs were fractured, Is able to walk short distances without crutches or canes. His brother, David, is serv- ing in Italy, and another brother, Paul, one of the flrst East Berlin youths to enter the armed forces in tills war, Is In Hawaii. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Hodgson, who reside near the Red Run church, spent the week-end with their daughter, Mrs. Ralph Jacobs, at Bangor. Mrs. Harold Spangler and son, Lee, at the home of Mr.s. Spangler'H parents, the HodK- EOIIS, visited during the week-end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Spangler, East Berlin. George Berkhelmer, husband of the former Miriam Chronister, and the father of three little daugh- ters, who received a medical dis- charge from the Army some months ago. remains a patient In the Philadelphia Naval hospital. He had been suffering from an asth- matic condition which caused his discharge and recently he was found to be suffering with gastric ulcers. Mrs. Laura Reinecker Mummert, widow of Ed Mummert, who had been seriously 111 at her home, was able to leave her room for the first time to partake of a dinner pre- pared by her daughter, Mrs. Harry 'n Cooley, who has been assisting- in '.the home: Mrs. Mummert's sister, Mrs. Jacob Peterman, returned to New Oxford after attending during the more serious period of her sick- ness. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Miller, Stewartstown, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Kathryn Miller, to Pharmacists Mate Daniel Bartholomew, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bartholo- mew, Harrlsburg, who Is with the Navy somewhere in North Africa. Miss Miller formerly made her home with the John Myers family. East Berlin, while on the faculty of the high school here. She Is now teaching in the public schools at Everett. Skull Is Fractured PFC. RUSSELL FAIR Seriously wounded in action in France on January 28, Pfc. Fair has been reported to his wife, by the War Department as having a fractured skull; but he Is presumed be out of danger. The soldier is the father of four children. CHURCH SERVICES Evangelical and Reformed The Rev. Richard E. Shaffer, Pastor Hampton. Emmanuel church worship a. m.; church school a. m. New Chester, St. John's church church school a. m.; worship 11 a. in.; sermon theme: "A Tri- logy of Christian Belief; Part I, "I Believe in God." East Berlin, Zwingli church church school a. m. Trinity Lutheran The Rev. Snyder Alleman, Pastor Sunday school, a. m.; Luther League p. m.; worship service p. m. Each Wednesday, catechize p. m. and vesper service p. m Holtzschwamm Reformed Tlie Rev. John S. Royer, Pastor Sunday .school a. in.; wor- ship and tcniion a. m. of lit? Brethren The Rev. J. Monroe Banner, Elder Lutlmorc Sunday school a. in.; preaching a. in. East Berlin Sunday school a. m.; Bible study p. m. The Rev. G. W. Harlticher, Elder Bermudian Sunday school a. m.; missionary program a. m.; Mrs. Mary Volland, president of missionary group, in charge. Wolgamuth Sunday school a. m.; no preaching. WrlLsvillc Methodist Tlie Rev. Richard H. L. Vanaman, Pat, tor inorniiiK worship and ter- mon; Laymun'fi Sunday. W. W. Hoover, speaker; Sunday school hlud.V hour. Methodist Sunday schooj study hour; evening worship and sermon, "Tlie Smle.ssncss of Christ." Evangelical and Reformed Charge St. Paul's church. New Oxford: Emmanuel church, Abbottstown: Sunday school, Merle Kimieman, supt., at a. m.; worship serv- ice at a. m. The sermon will be preached by Dr. Gilbert Schroer, former missionary to Japan. Abbottstown Lutheran Charge The Rev. Snyder Alleman, Pastor Sunday school at 9 a. m.; church worship at a. m.; Luther league at p. m. Mid-week services this Thursday evening at o'clock. St. Mary's, Paradise Tlie Rev. William J. Burke, Pastor First mass Sunday at 7 a. m.: second mass at a. m.; evening devotions p. m. MARK E. Btltp. St., Hanover, hw ladies' and blrthstone rings, to waterproof ttalnleM caie service watches; fountain pens, pearls. Largest assortment of Jewelry in Hanover. See window for rings and Jewelry. MARRIAGES Miss Mildred Inez Drake, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Drake, of Birmingham, Ala., and Lt. Claude A. Prosser, son of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Prosser, Gardners, were united in marriage at 6 p. m., Jan- uary 5th, in the Third Presbyterian church, Birmingham, by the Rev. James S. Cantrell. Lt. Prosser entered the service March 19, 1941, and is assigned to Headquarters Replacement and School Command, Birmingham. He is a brother of Cart Prosser, York Springs. A pretty wedding was solemnized Sunday, at p. m., In the Frank- lin Union church, near Franklin- town, when Charlotte Baish, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Balsh, of Clear Springs, and Comm. Joe Lawrence, son of Mr. and Mrs, 6. L. Lawrence, of Ronnoke, Virginia, were united In marriage. (Continued on Fafe 4) BAST BERLIN NEWS NOTES Bert Stambaugh has been confined to his home suffering with a heavy cold. His sister, Mrs. Ellen King, Pine Run, was among his visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Bless have returned from Philadelphia where they were guests of Mr. Bless' sister. Mrs. Harry Willlson. Elmer Myers has been spending a few days with his son, Leonard, hi town. Mrs. Donald F. March, the former Annette Roberts, and her daughter, Barbara Ann. were visitors here during the week. They have been residing with Mrs. March's mother, Mrs. Katliryn Bechtel Roberts, York county. Donald March was reported killed to action In Europe last fall. The Rev. George M. Resscr and family, Black Rock, Md., were vis- itors Friday of the Rev. Samuel Mil- ler and family. Tlie Rev. Mr. Resser is a native of this place, being one of the twelve children of the late Jacob and Lydia Ann Wolf Resser. Pfc. Kenneth Darone, son of Mrs. Sadie Darone, who has been in the Oliver General hospital in Georgia for some weeks, following his re- moval from the South Pacific area where he was wounded in Novem- ber, has recovered sufficiently to leave the hospital on passes. He ex- pects to complete his treatments soon at a veterans' convalescent hos- pital. Tlie Women's Missionary society of the Red Run church had charge of the World Day of Prayer service on Friday evening. The leader for this meeting was Mrs. Claude Brown. Members of the Women's Missionary society of the Brethren church at Red Run also took part in the service. Others who attended from neighboring churches were the Rev. J. R. Schechterly of the Wells- ville Evangelical charge, and group of ladies from the Rossvllle Lutheran church. (Continued on Page 6) East Berlin Soldiers Reported Improving Mrs. Pauline Hoffman Logan, East Berlin, received word during the week of the return to the states of her husband, Grant Logan, of the Army, Who was recently swarded the Purple Heart for his participation in the European War Theater where he was seriously wounded in the leg. After some time of hospitallzatlon in England, where his condition did not rapidly im- prove, he was returned to the U. S and is now in a hospital In Peters- burg, Va. Another East Berlin soldier, Les- ter E. Brown, who had been hos- pitalized in Europe since Decembei and was returned to the states for further treatment for an injured leg, was removed from the New York hospital where he was flrst admitted and is now at a veterans hospital hi Butler, Pa. His wife, the former Ida Mummert, went to New York immediately upon receipt of news of his arrival, but, regulations forbidding her to visit him, she re- turned home shortly after. Tlie sol- dier, however, paid a visit to his home here, during the week and then returned to Butler. Mr. and Mrs. John S. Baker, East Berlin R. 2, who had word some weeks ago that their eldest son, Melvin, was wounded in Luxem- bourg, have had favorable word from him during his convalescence in a hospital in England. His con- dition was never considered critical, and he is further Improved. Alderman Holds Case For Ten Days An aggravated assault and bat- tery charge was brought before Alderman Showalter, York, by John Gettys against Lewis Otto, both of Dillsburg R. D. 3. The alderman announced that he would hold the case for 10 days, pending the out- come of injuries to Gettys and an attempt at amicable adjustment. Gettys, a Carroll township super- visor, says that Otto struck him and broke his nose after an argu- ment over snow removal on a road through Otto's property in Carroll township during the recent heavy snow. A surety of the peace charge was dropped by Alderman Sho- walter when testimony showed that Otto made no threats. The witnesses, all members of a crew which was working with Gettys on Feb. 8, corroborated the prosecutor's story, that Otto re- quested Gettys to remove snow Jirown on his fence during the road-cleaning operations, received an "I'll be damned if I will" in reply and struck the supervisor after bringing up an old quarrel jetween his son and the super- visors. Otto did not testify. The wlt- were George H. Sowers, Lloyd C. Hyde, Robert Rlnehart, Donald Kunkle and Paul Miller, all of Carroll township. UNRATIONED SHOE SALE Still on. 25% reductions. WILLIAMS SHOE STORE, Baltimore St., (near Court Qettysburf, Pa, Junior Class, Y.S.H.S., To Present Play, "Wedding March 1-2 The Junior class of the York Springs high school will present "Wedding a three-act farce on March the 1st and 2nd in the York Springs fire hall. The program follows: CHARACTERS Billie, a mysterious girl......................................Vena Jeanne Nell Reeves, a gentleman's gentleman.......................Richard Weigle Steve Arlen, an adventurer James Neely Charlie'Cooney, his occasional friend ._...............Arthur Myers Mrs. Julia Pettingill. a widow Kathrj n Starry Angelica Wayne, a charming girl .......................June Sebring Frances Brown, another one..........................Ethel Masemer Niki Murphy, another one............................ Mary Ilarbold Ruth Auburn, another one ..........................Naomi Keefer Blake, a cop......................................................Harry Helman Sigsbee Sullivan, from Alabama ___ Isaac Congleton Mr.s. Gay, a fretful mother ..............jean Cashman PLACE: Arlcu's apartment in New York City. TIME: The pre.sent. An evening in early bpiing SYNOPSIS ACT ONE: Steve Aden's apartment in New York City. The present. An evening in early spring. ACT Two: The same. Immediately after Act One. ACT THREE: The same. Immediately after Act Two. Tickets can be bought from students or at the hall. DEATHS Mrs. Aaron S. Moul Mrs. Susan K. Moul, 61, wife of Aaron S. Moul, Bigmount, died Sat- urday at the York hospital. She was the daughter of the late Lev! and Susan Miller Hoffman and was born and lived in the Bigmount vicinity her entire life. The deceased was a member of the Lutheran congrega- tion of Holtzschwamm Union church. The Rev. Elwood Johnson, pastor of the church, assisted by the Rev. J. Elmer Leas and the Rev. T. W. Enders, both former pastors of the church, officiated at the serv- ices held Wednesday afternoon in Holtzschwamm church. Interment in the adjoining cemetery. Surviving are: the husband, three children. Mrs. Nathan Leppo, Bigmount; Mrs Clair Forry, West York, and Capt Kenneth R. Moul, with the army in Germany; two grandchildren, and three sisters, Mrs. Ila Johnson and Mrs. Clayton Baker, both of York, and Mrs. Henry Hershey, Dover. Pallbearers were Harvey Stam- baugh, Roy Messingcr, Oliver March, Arthur Spahr, Albert Berk- helmer and Warren Jacobs. William H. Grave William H. Grove, 70, died Thurs- day at his home in West York. Mr Grove was a member of the Reform- ed congregation of Wolf's church. He leaves in addition to his widow, Mrs. Hattic Grove, the following children: Mrs. Harvey Altland, Ab- bottstown R. D. 1; Roy H. Grove and Mrs. Edgar Baker, both of Thomasville R. D. 1, and William S Grove, West York. He is also sur- vived by two brother, John and George Grove, both of York. The funeral was conducted Saturday at York, the Rev. E. V. Strasbaugh officiating. Pallbearers were the fol- lowing members of the Sunday school class of Wolf's churcli which Mr. Grove taught for many years: Paul Eisenhouer, Reuben Julius, Charles Whitman and Edward Sprenklc. Interment was In Green- mount cemetery. Willis F. Hoffman Willis F. Hoffman, 68, died sud- denly at his home in York on Thursday. He was a retired insur- ance representative. He is survived by his widow and four children, a brother, John Hoffman, and two sisters, Mrs. Irwin Stough, Dills- burg, and Mrs. Amos Chronister. The funeral was conducted Sunday with interment in the Quaker Meeting House cemetery, near Wellsville. Mrs. William C. Jacobs Mrs. E May Jacobs, 59, wife of William C. Jacobs. York, and a na- tive of East Berlin, died Saturday morning at the. West Side Sanitar- ium. Mrs. Jacobs was prominently as- sociated with the First Presbyterian church. A graduate of Irwln col- lege, Mechanicsburg, she was presi- dent of the Donegal Presbs terial for six years. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaac S. Mil- ler, East Berlin. Besides her hus- band she is survived by a son, Pfc. Kenneth M. Jacobs, Brooklyn Army base, Brooklyn, N. Y. The services were held Tuesday afternoon from the First Presbyterian church with the Rev. Dr. T. S. Dlckson officiat- ing. William Hoffman William Hoffman, 76, husband of Cora Hoffman, Dillsburg R. D. 3, died Sunday evening at his home. Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters. Mrs. Howard Wolf and Mrs. Charles Trestle, both of Dillsburg; and Mrs. William Har- bold, York Springs R. D. 1; one sis- ter. Mrs. Anna Myers, Dover R. D. 1; six grandchildren and one great- grandchild. The deceased was a member of Chestnut Grove Lutheran church, and affiliated fraternally with O. of I. A. Lodge of Latimore. Funeral services were held Wednes- day afternoon with services at the Chestnut Grove church, the Rev. Ralph Meckley, pastor, officiating. Interment was In Dillsburg cemetery. (dctwe Tom (o York Co. Board 3 Calls 142 For Exam. Thirtj-nine registrants with York county board No. 3 have been or- dered to report to Harrlsburg this Friday for induction into the coun- try's armed forces. Nearby regis- trants include: Fimiklin R. Iliclitil. DOMT R D S. Kohcrt Sclnadf. Dillsbuip H D 1. Wilbur Lehman, IJim-r II. D. Ilnn-i'll H. Wc'llnvilli- R. 1. Merle K. Murphy. Dill-burg R 1. John .1 Wirt. i> R. 1 (ill-mi UreniuT. It. IJ. 2 Curvin Ehvoucl Andribon. R. D. 3. Kenneth Kntfene rrnnkhntimn. UuMrl Elius Rhine, DilliburB K. D. 3. Hubert ClixM! Fickc-, Dover. Deun William LauEhman. Kusivillc. Harry fcdwm I.iiiivhman. Ro-svillf. COURI- R. Dover R. D. 2. Curtis Eugene Sliiiffnfi, Dover R. D. 3. J. I.eroy Rtmhr. Dover. Hnmlil HiiKbes, Leui-beiiy H. I. KinlKi'i H. Bnkvi. Thumuivillv- R. D. 1. Leon Loin Dover It. D. :t. Charles Kilwui.l Dentler. Uox.r R. 1. F'aul Euuene W.hlei. Fialiklintown. No less than 142 reglstrans with York county board No. 3 have been ordered to rnport for pre-inductioii physical examinations at Harris- burg on Saturday. Nearby regls- trans include: Svh enter 11 Crone. Wi IKville R. D. 1. Wii) lie EuBene Hvinbes. Lew Ibbcrrj. Mnurle E. CouKon. DMUburit R. D. 2. K. Moody. Well.Mile R. D. 1. Ltbtet Charles Hi-fTner, rt-anklintown. Lloyd William Lucak. DilltburK R. D. 1. .Jacob C. Hetertimn. DillsburR K. U. 2. Stewart Rola'id RoUM-he, Dover R. D. 2. .U-iinitigt Biian Liuier. Dover R. D. 2. Maurice Kdiuird liaiinhmiin. Dillsburg. Chaile, R. Lnui'k. DillshuiC R. D. 3. Eucene Stanley Cramer. Dillsburg Roman H. Sinihr. u U. D. 1. Walter Eiicene March. UmiM- R. D. 2. Italph Cook Ron-Mile. Mclvin IveiT Fi-.1i.-l. DillsburK R. D. 1 Knlrh linker. pillshmp D Km I William Slothowcr, Wcllsville. Kenneth Knaub. It U. 1. I.eroy Mulk Altland. Well-Mile It. D I. Clark II. Winner. DillshiirE It. D. 1. Wilfi.d l.eioy Dillshunl R. D. 2. Rylvi-stei Detter. Dmi-i U. 2. Churl.-. 1.. SheulTci. Dill-bine It. D I. Carl Eugcnt' Hiinei. Dov. r It. D. 1. li-Mn Jam.-, Hoffman. It. II. I. Riobnrd L. DeardoitV. H. I. Lloyd K. I'lrcstone. Dllliibiiri! R. D. 2. Cluii k-, RaMnond IllrvinK. Dover R. D. 1. Blaine E. Moo.lj. Urilin It D 2. Donald .1. H. Fleming. Dillsbuiu R. U. 1 I'aul Karl Luca-. Dlllsbllru It. D. 2. Lloyd Eriin Huc-her. Well-Mile It. 1. Clnrk L. Shithuwer, Dill-buiR It. D 1. Ra> EdKar Mtland. Dover It. D. 2. Paul Latino Jacobs. Diner R. D. 2. Paul John Stan-, Doter It. 1. Clwit Earl Leister, milt-burg R. D. 2. laMd E. Kimmel. Dill-burn R. D. 'i. William K. It. D. 1. Millard EuRene Riinpcrt, K D 1. Charles S. Lightncr. Jr., Dcm'r R. D. 1. John It. Pentz. Yolk Spring- U. 1. John Donald Kunkle. Dillsburc It. D. 2. Ivan Lewis Detter, DillsburB It. D. 2 Kahili K Runiboy. East Berlin It. D. 1. Warren Henry Cook. Wellaville It. D. I. Oeorcc McC. II. ntzel. Dill-bmi: R I) 2. Poni-od I'niil Mvei- Dover U. U. Dale E. Spangler, Lewis-berry It. D. 1. Eugene E. Kaiihau-ei. Dovei R I) 2. George E. DeanlorlT. Wellsville R. D. 1. John Allen Knaub. Lewi-berry R. D. 1. Paul Russell Gross. Dover. Harold D. Hoffman. DillsburB R. D. 1. Paul T. Rlevins. Eiii.1 Berlin It. D. Klchiird Leroy Baker. Dill.-burK R. D. 2. Donald J. ZeiRlcr. Lewiiberry It D. 1. Walter F. Chroni-ter. Dilbburg K- D- Hairv William Dover It. D. 1. Hln-sell It. Straui.ba.iKh. Dover R. D. 3. Claience II. Anderson. Dover It. D. .1. Donald Itny Lau.r. Dover R. D. 2. Paul W. Kimmel. Enit Berlin It. D. 1. Riffle And Shulley Buy Willet Grocery C. W. Riffle and J. Albert Shulley, formerly connected with the Dun- lop Tire store and well known in this vicinity, have purchased the grocery business from F. T. Willet on West Middle street, Gettysburg, and announce they will carry a complete line of nationally known foods, also green goods in season. The business will be conducted as ;he Riffle and Shulley grocery. DILLSBURG Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Dick an- nounce the birth of a daughter. Charles Morris has been seriously ill at his residence here. A birthday party was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Lehman, Dillsburg R. D., February 4. in honor of the 79th anniversary )f Mrs. Lehman. The driver's license of Forest Cut- ip, Dillsburg R. D. 2, was revoked or intoxication. The license of Thomas C. Kimmel, Jr., Dover R. 3, was withdrawn for operating with- out consent. The local fire company responded a call when a chimney at the Vance Seibcrt property, on Balti- norc street was discovered ablaze. Damage wa.s slight. Pvt. Vance M. Kiniinel was re- ported killed in action, while Pfc. Charles W. Baddorff, R. D. 3, was reported wounded. The families await further information. Howard E. Rowe, ;randson of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Elicker, this place, stationed at Ft. Bragg. N. C., with an artillery unit has been promoted to technician fourth grade. Sgt. Rowe spent nine months in the Aleutian Islands. Pfc. Harold A. Booz, 36, Dillsburg, has been made a member of the per- manent party personnel at Army Air Forces Redistribution Station No. 2 at Miami Beach, Fla. Pfc. Booz was engaged In general duty during 30 months in England and France. His Wife is the former Miss Hazel Haar. Pallbearers at the funeral of Mrs. Anna Hoover Sebastlanelli were: Calvin Baker. Jerre Hobaugh, Paul Myers and Herbert Heistand. Inter- ment was made in the Dillsburg cemetery, the Rev. G. N. Young, pastor of the local Lutheran church, officiating. Pfc. George F. Haar, now serving in the Philippines, is entitled to wear the Good Conduct medal and the Asiatic-Pacific theater ribbon with a star for participating in the New Guinea campaign. A graduate of Dillsburg high school, he was em- ployed as a mail carrier prior to his entrance into the armed forces ill April, 1943. Pfc. Haar's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vance Haar, live on Route No. 3, Dillsburg. Sgt. Ellis C. Miller Dies From Wounds Sgt. Ellis C. Miller, 19, son Of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Miller, Gard- ners R. 1, died in an Army hospital in France February 4 from wounds received in France, according to a War Department telegram received Wednesday morning by his parents, Sgt. Miller, who served with the nfantry, was inducted January 3, 1944. He received his training at lamp Blanding, Fla., and Went over- seas last November. The slain soldier attended Green castle high school one year and his second year at Biglerville high school. He then was employed by the United Ice and Coal company Carlisle. From July until December 23, 1943, he was employed by the C. H. Musselman company, Bigler- ville. A brother, Pvt. John Wesley Mil- ler, is stationed with the Army in Alaska. In addition to his parents and soldier brother he is survived by four brothers, Curtis and Ralph Gardners; Maurice and Paul, home; five sisters, Mrs. Melvln Em- let and Mrs. Leroy Schoffstall, both of Gardners; Mrs. Raymond Schoff stall, York Springs; Mrs. Dale Em- let, Gettysburg, and Mrs. Rober Homer, Greencastle. CHURCH SERVICES Regular and per capita levies of nearby school district include: Car- roll township, 12 mills and Dillsburg, 10 mills and Dover boro, 20 mills and Dover twp., 23 mills and Franklin twp., 15 mills and Franklintowji. 19 mills and Jackson twp., 11 mills and 3; Lewisbcrry, 12 mills and Jonaghan, 12 mills and Para- dise twp., II mills and 3; Washing- ton twp., 12 mills and Warring- ton twp., 14 mills and Wellsville, 10.5 mills and NOTE OF THANKS We extend our thanks to those kind friends and neighbors who aid- ed us, or who extended sympathy, at the time of our sad bereavement In4 the death and burial of my wife and our mother, Mrs. Mary Alice Wagner. Bruce Wagner and Pwnily (Continued on Page 4) Mt Holly Springs State police were summoned to Mt. Holly Springs about Sat- urdjiy evening where cars operated by Romeo H. Tote, 37, of Philadel- phia, and Glenn A. Lehman, New- ville, collided headon. Tlie accident happened on the curve of the Get- tysburg road just beyond the Mt. Holly hotel, police said. Tote and Lehman escaped injury, but Mrs. Margaret Hendrix, of Indianapolis, Ind.. a passenger in Tote's car, suf- fered shock and was treated at the Carlisle hospital. Police estimated the damage to both cars at EuRenc H. Painis, gunner's mate, 2-c, spending a 30-day leave with his wife in Mt. Holly Springs, and Ills parents, Mr. and Mrs. Keller Famis, Gardners. He saw active duty of 17 months in the South Pacific and is wearing three gold htars for major engagements in the Saipan, Marshall and Philippine Islands. On returning to duty, lie will report at Norfolk, Va., for re- A tract in Ml. Holly Springs was transferred by Laura Dinley to Roy E. Gelsinger, Mt. Holly Springs, February 16. J. C. Stover, of Mt. Holly Springs, who operates two milk routes and is also a school bus driver for Holly and Dickinson township, has sold both enterprises and his residence to W. C. Miller, of Middletown, and will retire shortly. Miller is one of the owners of Willow Mill Park near Hogcstown, and recently ac- quired an interest in the site of the old Holly Park which he plans to reopen. Stover has been in the milk business for 32 years. The Stover home on Baltimore street is one of the largest in Holly and was built by the Mullins when that family owned the paper mills Stover will give possession on Mar 1, to Miller who will move there with his family. 90TH ANNIVERSARY Mrs. Annie Thomas celebrated her 90th birthday anniversary Thurs- day at her home at Gardners. She has, been confined to her home for over two years as the result of a fall In which she suffered a broken hip. Mrs. Thomas, sister, Mrs. Mary Brough, York Springs R. D.. will celebrate her 82nd birthday anni- versary February 26. Mrs. Thoinas and Mrs. Brough, who arc sisters of H. W. Gettysburg, are daughters of the late Stephen and Barbara (Quite) Weidner. CARD OF THANKS We use this means to extend our thanks to those kind friends and neighbors who aided us and who extended sympathy in the time of our sad bereavement in the death of our husband and father, William Hoffman. Mrs. Cora Hoffman and daughters. MetMM Ctan The Rev. Earl N. Howe. York 10, Church 1, public worship, obterrlnc man's day. Emory Outoe and as Hoopert will be the fueat ipeak- rs. Wednesday, 8 p. m., Ifid-wMk Lenten service. Friday, March 2, t p. m. mettinf f preparatory claw at the panon- ge, publication of newsletter at the parsonage. YORK SPRINGS NEWS EVENTS James Hogue, Gardners R. D., has enlisted in the United States Navy Patients discharged from the Car- lisle hospital included Mrs. Oliver Jacobs, York Springs R. 1, and Mrs Harold Baker and Mrs. Raymond Kuhn, both of Mt. Holly Springs Donald Warren, Bendersville, admitted as a patient to the War- ner hospital. Discharges included Eugene Albert showers, Biglerville Mrs. Charles Ogden. Bendersville. Lieut. Catherine N. Keefer is sta> tioncd in the Philippines. Pvt. Dale K. Day, son of Mr. anc Mrs. Mervin Day of Gardners R. D, is stationed at Camp Wheeler, Ga. Lloyd Keefer is the first person in this vicinity to become a membe of the Gallon club of the Rei Cross Blood Donors. On Monday h donated his eighth pint of blood. Pfc. Claude Kleindinst is receiv ing his mail care of the postmaster New York city. He was formerl stationed in California. Mrs. George Kraft, Gardners R 2, and Mrs. Charles McNeil, Gard ners, were admitted as patients tc the Warner hospital. A marriage license was issued a Carlisle on Wednesday to Earl L. Warner and Shirley V. Sowers, both of Goodyear. Huntingdon-Tyrone Mutual Tele phone company of New Oxford R 2, Adams county, today asked th Public Utility Commission for per mission to sell its facilities for to United Telephone Company o Pennsylvania, Harrisburg. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde L. Kenned, visited S. K. Arnold and family a Dillsburg on Sunday. Joseph Hawn and Hillary R. Ken nedy made a business trip to Lit tlestown on Thursday. Susie Stoner, daughter of Lt. Co and Mrs. Robert Stoner, spent few days in the Hanover hospita with a light attack of pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Yost, of Lati more, announce the birth of a so at home Saturday. The child weighc ion pounds and 12 ounces at birth. Mr. and Mrs. Lee McCauslln, o York Springs R. D. 2, announce th birth of a son at home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gardne announce the birth of a son in th Hanover hospital on Saturday. Vena Jean Nell entertained a few friends at a party at her home o Wednesday evening. Vance Slltzel is moving his ma chinery into the new warehouse at the junction of Routes 15 and 94 Mr. and Mrs. George Kraff Gardners R. 2, announce the birt of a son at the Warner hospita tills morning. Cpl. Roy E. Breighner, Jr., Yor Springs R. D. 2, has completed hi schooling in airplane mechanics at Rosecrans Field, St. Joseph, Mo and is now working on the lln at Love Field, Dallas, Tex. Pfc. Donald L. Dubbs, York Springs R. D. 2, has been trans- ferred from Camp Livingston, La. to Fort George G. Meade, Md. Pvt. Perry House, Aspers, who is with an infantry unit, has ar- rived in France. Kenneth I. Myers, S York Springs, has been moved from Gulfport, Miss., to Shoemaker Calif. A tract in Toland was trans- ferred by Charles R. Todd to Mel- vin H. Hockley, Gardners R. D., for January 19. Mrs. Charles R. Gember and chil- dren have gone to Annlston, Ala., to be near her husband, who Is sta- tioned at Ft. McClcllan. She writes ;hat they have found a nice place to live and the weather is spring- like. "Mike" has been promoted to the rating of technical corporal, T-5. They are receiving the Comet and enjoying it, she A letter from John Friends Meeting, Fton Date Warrlngton Quarterly meeting win e held at Flora Dale; 10 a. m. Sab- school; 11 a. m. meeting for worship; 2 p. m. afternoon confer- nce; Harold Chance, Associate secretary of the Peace section of he American Friends' service com- mittee will attend. He will apeak at :he conference on "Friends Must Be Friends." Toland Mission (Non-Denominational) Sunday chool, Ira H. Coulsoa. supt., 2 p. m.; worship services at 3 p. m. United Brethren The Rev. Harry Lee, Pastor Gardners: Sunday sciiuol at a. m.; preaching at 11 a. m. Mt. Victory: Sunday school a. m.; preaching at 8 p. m. lO at New Chester Lutheran Charge The Rev. Elmer Drumm, Pastor St. Paul's, "The Worship service at 9 a. m.; Sunday school at 10 a. m. St. Mark's, Heldlersburg: Sunday school at a. m.; worship service at a. m. St. John's, Hampton: Sunday school at p. m.; worship service at p. m. Carlisle Hospital Asks To Expand In about six weeks the campaign for the raising of for the Carlisle hospital will be put under way. At the beginning of April the campaign directors will arrive in Carlisle and will begin at once on organizing the plans. Some prelim- inary work already has been done, and the special committee appoint- ed by the Board of Trustees last fall has been successful In present- ing the claims of the hospital to business and corporation Interests, from the Income tax angle. The Board of Trustees has thor- oughly investigated the need for Increased facilities, with the as- sistance of some noted hospital authorities. It is completely satis- fied that the present crowded con- ditions are not temporary nor the result of wartime conditions, but that the Carlisle area needs .more hospital beds and equipment than it now enjoys. With this convic- tion the board authorized the cam- paign for funds, placing the goal at (Continued on Page 4) Sale Register Feb. H. Sheaffer, East Berlin, stock, farming implements and some household furniture. Mar. W. Hoover, Wellsville, livestock, farming implements, etc. Mar. S. Oochenour, Washington twp., near East Berlin, entire lot of livestock and farm ma- chinery and some household goods. Mar. Bassett, on John B. Bosserman farm near Baker's watering trough, livestock, cattle, farming implements and household goods. Mar. M. Shaffer estate, Dover R. D., real estate and personal property. Mar. W. Yohe, 29-acre farm in Washington Twp., York county, 4 miles south of Dillsburg. Complete with modern residence and buildings. Mar. C. Coulson, Latl- niore township. One mile north of Worley's Nursery off Route 15, live- stock, farming Implements and some household goods. Mar. M. Klugh, 5 miles south of Dillsburg, between Mt. Top and Big Dam, livestock and house- hold goods. Mar. J. Jacobs, along East Berlin-Hampton road, annual sale of livestock. Mar. R. Knaub, Dills- burg R. D. 1, farm stock and ma- chinery. Mar. Bellman, midway between York Springs and Idaville, livestock, fanning Implements and lumber. Mar. L. Knaub, S miles south of Dillsburg along road be- tween Mt. Top and Big Dam, in sight of Barrens church, sixth an- nual hog and cattle sale. Mar. 27-B. N. Rider. Barl farm, Franklin Twp.. J miles west of Dillsburg, tt-mlle oft Route IS; en- tire farming equipment, stock and machinery. Mar. 31-B. M. Rider. Franklin Twp., 3 miles west of Dillsburg and 1 mile north of Clear IKh Annual Stock Sale and farming ta- pleroenU. PIN-UP LAMM-MJM. LEDfKARDT MUM. 33 BaJtlmow St. HMwnr, fft. NEWSPAPER! NE WSPAPERf
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