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   Gettysburg Compiler (Newspaper) - January 29, 1916, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania                                rfr GETTYSBURG, PA., SATURDAY, JANUARY 29.191G NO, '2 3 TRHl CTiPTQ'dav a liUrlb ul kill bru 'day afternoon Oliver Sbarrah was brother Charles Deardorff. She and j Mrs. Sharrah placed a blanket on the ground fur him to lay upon and he j rolled over on it without aid. She' brought into court by Sheriff Hurt- _____ man. Sharrah lias never lost his since his first appearance in AT THE JANUARY COURT BE-jCourl. Seated near his Counsel he_ is in frequent communication with j them and seems to be no more con- jcerned than anv one of the'hundreds GINNING ON MONDAY. A'most Two Days Were Needed to 'of spectators that fill "be court room leach session. Beiore he was ar- Select the Jury to Try Sharrah. 1 raigncd and entered his plea, his jcounsel, Hon. Ceo. j. Benner and J. KT mrjm AI I llD formerly from Taneytown. but resided in Gettysburg oiuce her i marriage to Mr. Ogden. who has bet'ii dead ;'or some She leaves .PERSONAL POINTS OF YIEI i-yuvu PJTOC r-r> r- T-I r T iivra.ii ior souie .one leaves heard him say. :'01 Sharrah shot me, MRS. FRANCfa COLE OF EU- d four "daughter.. Wrn. TT-11 ,1 I 1- the He asked me in and i didn't think he would do it." _ j David Sharrah testified of going: CHANAN VALLEY. Ogden. in the employ of the Gettys- burg Department Store; Mis< Flora Ogden. ut the store of G. W. Weaver with his wife to the Snarrah home Lucien Heltzel of Mt. Pleasant, and and Miss Phoebe liv- and summoning Dr. Woompr. He ..._-.. heard the statement of Deardorff i testified to by his wife, charging 01 Benjamin Livelsperger of New Oxford. President Judge Donald P. Mc- Pherson and" Associate Judge W. Howard Dicks and E. P. Miller con- vened the regular January term of court on Monday. The constables were first called 'Donald Swope moved to quash the I Sharrah with having done the shoot-! 'entire array "of jurrors for the Janu-jing- This witness was on the stand j r_ (_ ary court on the ground that at'least ;at_ the noon _ adjournment on Mrs_ Mary ,vidow of thg ]ate j Evergreen one had not been designated sufiici- Wednesday ana his examination was Hon< Francis Cole, died at her home! ently by his true initials to identify continued when court opened in Buchanan Vallev on last Saturdav Mrs. An ing at home: Mrs. H. C. Koehner, of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Mrs. iSbimer of Hudson, N. Y. The fu- jneral was held Thursday, services by COMINGS AND GOINGS INTO AND OUT OF THE i 'Social and Other Individual ings and Other Local Items i of Interest. T. J. Barkley, with interment in Cemeterv. atternoon. him. John E. Krtig. of Oxford town- ship being summoned as John D. Kriig. The defense took the position to lay out the body of Peter following a four davs' illness from _ Edward Xaugle testified of, ooisoning. aged 74 vears. u incr tri niii- the- IvrwTi- nt Pffpr i. and sworn thprr were" tew re tlie defendant was entitled to tnere were re- i. t turns. In Straban township a sign ibc tried before an Over and turns, in c. f board was down and in Reading .ner 's composed or not a rnarf washerf less than jurors and that if there Deardorff at the home of his father about noon of the day lie died. Calvin Moritz assisted Edward Xaugle in laying out the body and so testified. Peter Deardorff. the aged father v wa, i summoned! there "would not be such! of the dead man has been in constant East Middle street a Qf _ defendant attendance at the trial and he testi- reported in bad repair ano the: re- f select to the fact of the body of his son port was referred to tne trial yohn brought from the Sharrah Attornev. i _. _ ,.r_ .1 _ township there was a road washed out and these matters were referred was a mistake about one of the jur- ors summoned, as onlv 48 had been months and 20 days. Mrs. Cole was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Livers and was born near the site now occupied by the State Tubercu- losis Sanatorium at Mont Alto. Upon her marriage to Mr. Cole fifty-four ago they moved to the prop- erty in Buchanan Valley where she spent the remainder of her life and where she died. Mr. Cole's death of court and Preston Peters ot Ben- dersville. and C. G. Morrell of Big- summoned. Judge McPherson over- [killing of Peter I. Deardorff _and the Tate of Altoona. She is survived bv Francis Sneeringer. of Bonneauville. T, ruled the motion to quash the arrav j motive for the deed rested its case. lerville tor the second week The OHve_ Sh h j and Immediately the deiendanfs coun- Grand Tury was called and sworn .1--. and Martin L. Baker o" township was appointed Judge" McPherson made "-Mlhen begun. With District Attornev cnarge to the Grana Jury caning at- [Ravrnond Tooper there rs associated lo c'b-iect to hcr competency as tention to tneir mit.es. and ine oath for" the Commonwealth. John D.iwife the accused. Mrs. Sharrah tney had taken and directing tnem Keith. Esq.. Wrtliam Bersh. ESQ.. and :aPPearmS waived her OI im- as to the that, woula require -Vt'orncv R E Wible fmunity. After the court their attention. j "Tv-e-itv 'directed the Cormnorp.vealth to call The Grand Jury took up the afternoon and nine jur- Sharrah to the witness stand. presented to _ Jiemi llje Distnc, were "obtained. The arrav Degan -her ".ttorney and made the following, :urors was exhausted on eunesday aiterrroon and was on j i tne stand when, court adiour.ned. ves four sons and three daugh- ters. John F. Cole, A. W. Cole. Hon. James C. Cole. Francis J. Cole, and Miss Edith Cole, all of Buchanan Valley: Mrs. Annie Beezer of Seat- tle. Washington, and Mrs. George F. 'and Sheriff Hartman under f TT i i I onci 411 unuci 01 _, J Com. vs. Howara Dill, cnargea witn of the conrr sumrnoned from the au_ The Common wealtn objecting to tne false pretense on oath of S. R. Hav- Funeral was held on Wednesday morning with requiem high mass in St. Ignatius Church. Buchanan Val- ley, of which she was a member. In termeni in the church cemeterv. Anna Mary Small, widow of the late Daniel H. Small, died at her home in McSherrystown on Wednes- day, aged 79 years and 8 months. Death was due to paralysis after an illness of two years' duration. She was a daughter of the late John and Catherine Topper Heidler. of Heid- lersburg, where her early life was spent. On Sept. 27, 1857, she was united in marriage in Conewago Chapel to Mr. Small, a well-known carpenter and butcher in McSher- 7. and she rystown, who preceded her in death. April i4th. 1905. She is survived by five children: Mrs. John M. Groft of McSherrystown. Miss Clara Small, at home. John Small of Hanover. Gregory Small of Baltimore, A. A. Small of Gettysburg. One sister, Mrs. Henrietta Stahl, of Hanover, ,--talso survives. She was a faithful and consistent member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. McSherrystown. The funeral will be held Jerfa.cihCh The funeral was held Saturday morning from St. Mary's Church, with a requiem high mass at 9.00 o'clock by Rev. L. Augustus Reudter with interment in the family lot in the Conewago Chapel Cemetery. Lucien Heltzel, a resident of Mt. 1 Pleasant township all his life, and aj Mrs. Charlotte Kutnp, wife of respected citizen of his neighbor- i v. v. i v, 
                            

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