Gettysburg Times, August 19, 1927

Gettysburg Times

August 19, 1927

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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - August 19, 1927, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania GOOD EVENING Strong laws are usually broken by weak people. [WEATHER Ifair Saturday. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Member of The Associated Press Truth, Our Public Good Our Aim Read By Nearly Everybody In Adams County TWENTY-THIRD YEAR GETTYSBURG, FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 19th, 1927. PRICE THREE CENTS WHY YOUR i A Committee Approves Fine Program for Motorcaders With Huge Aerial Escort Battlefield Commission, Guides, Chamber Of Commerce, Civic Clubs, Hotelmen, Motor Patrol And Flying Service Will Cooperate To.Make Event Com- munity Affair. Gettysburg will .enter a car in the International Motorcade _ to Quebec _ provide for an 3erinV.escort_pf. tkree_hlpjan_es from the Gettysburg Flying Service, Inc., from some given point in Maryland to the Mason Dixon line and accompany the dis- tinguished visitors into town serve a buffet luncheon at noon present each member of the motorcade with a copy of the new battlefield booklet "Human Interest Stories of the Three Days' Battles at Gettysburg" and a copy of a special Motorcade edi- tion of The Gettysburg Tilths a guide will accompany each mo- torcade car over the 25.000 acre battlefield a band will furnish music and the school children will participate in the program of reception and entertainment, for the Motorcaders when they ar- rive in Gettysburg, September 9. These arrangements were adopted and approved by the Get- tysburg reception committee at a luncheon Thursday afternoon, followed by a meeting at the Hoffman hotel as guests cf H. C. Mitinger. The program was outlined from a draft submitted by Henry M. Scharf. A budget was fixed at to meet ex- penses incident to the reception and a committee, headed by Roy P. Funkhouser, president of the Gettysburg Chamber of Com- merce, was appointed to secure the necessary amount of money. I. L. Taylor of the Gettysburg national bank and E. W. Thomas of the First National bank are the other two members of the committee. AUXILIARY URGES HOSPITAL SUNDAY HERE ONJEPT, 11 Appeal To Ministers To Assist In Raising Funds For Lo- cal Institu- tion. The announcement of the aerial es- cort of threj biplanes was made by Henry Berliner, of the Gettysburg Flying Servce, Inc., and wa-> accept- _ed_ the. cn-mTviitrpf ng onp of distinctive features of the reception. This is the only Mopoing-point of the motorcaders at which such a feature has been announced and Gettysburg is expected io set a precedent foi en- tertainment hospitality through the j many varied features of the program. It was the consensus of opinion of) at the' Boys and Girls Divided in Money Awards For Poland China Exhibits. Announcement of the winners of cention should be made a community jfair> which Thursday evening affair and that the motorcaders should i after two days in the E. C. Shriver bf impressed with the fact that all (grove, was made today. of Gettysburg was extending the wel- j Forty dollars in prize money, of- rome and providing for tho entertain- jfered by feed, fertilizer and coal deal- merU. -This was declared to be selling to the Barlow co-operative scntial, because of the wide territory association, was awarded to eight boys from which the motorcade personnel and girls who showed Poland China -was drawn and because it has 'gilts at the fair. The stock was (icon found to be a popular plan 'judged by Edwin C. Rice, Arendtsville, throughout the South on just such oc- j who also judged other livestock and casions. poultry. Will Briny Results George Schriver and Mary Snyder The effect a community j were tie for first place, -winning have on the motorcaders. said one each. Other prizes were awarded the committeeman, would show telling re- j following: suits in the future, when the members Robert Waybright, third, Edwin cf the party return to their homes, Benner, fourth, Theron Gouker, impressed with Gettysburg as a unit-! fifth, Addison Durboraw, sixth, ed community eager and anxious to i Edgar Stambaugh, seventh, Eva play host to the thousand? of visitors Swartz, who visit thi-5 battlefield shrine an- A fanners' swine judging contest nually. vvas conducted on a friendly basis be- Captain Pr'ce of the highway pa-ltween swine growers of the Barlow trol, represented at the meeting by and farmers of the Em- Lieutenant Frack. announced that an ,mitsburg farmers' association. A honorary escort of four motor patrol- Jteam from each organization will men would lead the motorcaders i again compete at the Emmitsburg through Pennsylvania, receiving them j farmers' picnic August 24. at the Mason Dixon line, near Gettys- Miss Elizabeth Lofberg, home burg, s-d remain with the party until! economics extension representative for it crosses the northern boundary county, judged the home the state, into New York. j exhibits. Colonel Davis, superintendent of, the battlefield commission, announced LoCSl Council Will that the trip over the battlefield would j f? -f f not be counted as a regular trip for j HiHiertain those guides selected to participate in the motorcade reception. President "The members of the Visitation As- September 11 will be "Hospital Sunday" in Gettysburg and Adams county! On that day ministers through out the county will make special pleas for financial support for the Annie Warner hospital here from their pul- pits, i Designation of Sunday, September] 11, as ''Hospital Sunday" was sug- gested by officers of the Adams coun- ty woman's auxiliary of the hospital, and replies received by Miss Reba S. Adams, president, and Miss Edna Albert, secretary, indicate that the ministers will join unanimously and whole-heartedly in issuing the plea. Seek Hospital Funds In recent years, the auxiliary has attempted to rajse money annually for the hospital, but its work has been rather limited in scope, according to j the officers, and the idea of a "Hos- pital Sunday" was hit upon as the most feasible and most practicable plan for reaching the largest num- ber of Ministers have been requested by the auxiliary officials to present the needs of the hospital to their con- gregations, either in sermons or spe- cial announcements, asking for spe- for the institution on that occasion. Outlining the hosp'tal's need, of- ficers of the auxiliary sc.-nt a letter to each minister in the county. The let- ter, in part, follows: Much Charitable Work "As you know, hospitals are not J money-making: institutions. No pub- lic hospital can exist without receiv- ing outside assistance. This is so well recognized that in all large cities the churches have set aside one Sunday of the wear as 'Hospital :md on that day a special collection for the hospitals is taken. This is what we ask you to' do here in Adams coun- ty for the Annie M. Warner hospital. "Our hospital does a great deal of j charitable v, urk, much more than is covered by the appropriation from the state. In fact, during one quarter of last yar the charitable %vork amount- ed to while the state tion for the same period was only S500. It is unquestionably the duty of the Christian people of the coun- ty to help bear this burden, and we feel that if they were apnealcd to per- sonally they would gladly and gen- erously respond. Approved by Slate "You know ths Inch standing of the hospital; that its X-ray department and equipment for electrical treatment are the latest and best obtainable, and that the hospital is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare and the American College of Sur- geons. If you desire any special in- formation before you present sub- ject, please apply to Miss McKay, supsrintendent. Annie M. Warner hos- pital, who will be glad to answer any "As to rates, it is a fact that even Questions. those who pay the maximum are not charged an amount which covers the expense to which the hospital is put to maintain its service." "Lute" Hangs Out New Shingle As "M'ryin5 Gettysburg will soon be in line for honors as another Gretna Green, or Elktcn. Maryland, and Luther C. Plank, clerk of courts, and custodian of the mar- riage license docket, ill shortly >ie with "marrying parsons'" else- where. Of the last four marriage li- censes issued bj MrJ Plank, three were to couples residing outside cf Pennsylvania. The clerk of- ficiated at three; of the four wed- dings which followed the issuing cf the licenses. Thursday afternoon. Mr. Plank issued licences to and married H. R. Van Pelt and Miss Helen K. Van both of Cleveland, and C. H. Carlson and Miss I. M. Dorsey, of "Washington, D. C. Miss Rcca M. Gehringer and George H. Schuler. both of Al- lentown, were married by the clerk of the courts. Wednesday afternoon, after he issued them a license. A marriage license was issued Thursday afternoon to George Lorain. Ohio. and'Mayme Book, Amherst. Ohio. Hopes Flicker e i TOT (jirl rlier Lost in Ocean Builder Declares Plane "Miss Doran" Can Remain Afloat in Pacific Onlv 24 Hours. Bushman intimated that, with an- sociation of Lancaster, Adams and nouncement. ha felt certain that the j York counties will be guests of the guides would contribute their serv- .Betsy Ross Council, No! 119, here next ices to the reception comnrttee. .Thursday afternoon and evening. A Colonel Davis also stated that he J trip over the battlefield will be the would permit cars to move faster [feature of the afternooon with supper than the regulation speed limit over .served at Little Hound Top. A regu- the field, because of the shortage of jlar meeting- of the lodge -will take time allotted for Gettysburg, and that, tplace in the evening. in addition to the motor patrol escort, James B. Aumen, assistant superin- j tendent of the park, would act_as pilot i over the field. I. L. Taylor intimated that he felt! certain that Superintendent Keefauver approve of the request of the committee that the school children be j dismissed from school in time to par- ticinate in tha reception. The committee is also making ar- rangements for the decoration of the streets of town for the motorcade Deception, as wall as the auditorium Jof the hotel where the buffet luncheon fTtfill be served. Those present at the meeting were: Henry M. Scharf, Hotel Gettysburg, presid'-ng; Colonel E. E. Davis, super- intendent of the battlefield commis- sion; Henry Borliner, Lowell Hard-! ing, C. P. Swope, and A. H. Nash, of; the Gettysburg Flying Service, F. B. Miller, Hagerstown, and R. F. McMann, Washington, D. C., of the -Standard oil company: D. J. Forney, Arthur Jones, John W. Brehim, Paul L. 'Roy, Roy "P. Funkhouser, R. H. Bushman, L L. Taylor, E. W. Thomas, Herbert L. Grimm, Lieutenant Frack, Harrisburg, of the motor patrol, and Howard C. Mitinger. BABY HAS DIPHTHERIA Dorothy, three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Irvin, West Middle street, has contracted diph- theria. The home has been quaran- tined by the borough health authori- ties. Motorcade Program Motorcade will be met at Mason Dixon line by delegation of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania state, highway department and state Chamber of Commerce cars, and by honorary escort