Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Gettysburg Times Newspaper Archive: September 29, 1927 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Gettysburg Times

Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - September 29, 1927, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania                                I GOOD EVENING Cider and pump- kin pic's before now. .WEATHER Cloudy and rain. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Member of The Associated Press Truth, Our Public Good Our Aim Read By Nearly Everybody; In Adams County TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR GETTYSBURG, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 29th, 1 927. PRICE THREE CENTS Child Slain in Revenge Plot SOLICITING BAN EFFECTIVE FRIDAY AFTER MID-NIGHT Restrict Lodging House Runners From Ply- i ing "Trade" In Central Part Of Town. Gettysburg's new ordinance to curb soliciting for hotels, lodging houses, boarding houses, restaurants and garages becomes eifective at mid- night Friday, ten days after the last date of the advertisement of the statute. The ordinance, passe'd at a stormy session of council, September 2, after occupying time at various council meetings in the last eighteen months, prohibits soliciting within 100 feet of the building line of any hotel, board- ing house, lodging house, restaurant j shotgun when slajer fired at wrong figure in dark, or garage. The measure was passed to break up the practice of solicitors going on I lodging Julia Saltarelli intended victim of fiend murderer in revenge plot, and (right) seven-year-old Augclina Contanzo, who was riddled with the property of hotelmen, house proprietors, restaurant owners and garagemen to persuade tourists away from the places they originally intended to patronize. While the new ordinance places a certain check on unrestrained solicita- Closed Monday For Plank Game VETERAN DIES AT ILLINOIS HOME Brother of Lieutenant Stonesif- er Was Wounded While Car- rying Companion to Safety. Lieut. I. S. Stonesifer, West Middle Under the terms of the new ordi- j cci-ds of which will be turned over to street, has received word of the death Gettysburg college may declare a tion, it is not nearly so drastic as h ljd on Monday. October 3, to give certain ordinances m Atlantic Niagara Falls and other tourist cen- I the student3 an opportunity to attend ters, which prohibit soliciting of all j the Philadelphia Athletics-Philadel- kinds, I phia Nationals baseball game, the pro- nance soliciting except by guides, fa Eddie memorial fund com. will be prohibited in Centre Square and on the first block of York, Car- 1.1 mittee' to help of his brother, Eli Stonesifer, 83, at tfc0 Illinois> on Sunday. The tne funeral services were held Wednesday lisle. Baltimore and Chambersburg gymnasium already dedicated to the afternoon and interment was made at streets. i memory of the late Gettysburg hurler. Springfield willact on the Lieutenant Stonesifer, who is 88 By reason of the interest aroused, by the new measure, it is herewith Jhe .co1 efe, at, of age, is now the onlv surviv- given in full: i meelina: scheduled for 4 o deck tms member of tfae rf- "Be it enacted and ordained by the i afternoon, it is believed certain and M Benjamin Stonesifer burgess and town council of the Bor- Ambers favor the hig J sisters al ough of Gettysburg, and it is hereby! Jol'day p'an' of tnbutc- the late having died, enacted, and ordained by authority of i "Ullei ose D_elng onor- ,vas nf 1 PT here as well ss out ox resoect to i -pV-i i T- (Gettysburg and Adams county for 1T4- i. 11 t. i T tt tne ir miacieipnia .vno ic snail De unlawlul lor. _. many years and while residing here any person or persons to solicit busi-j contn s r'jces mvar 9 enlisted in the Union army during ness for any hotel, boarding house, the Civil War. It is related of his r b 'i Considerable enthusiasm is il-Jdl'eu Oi JUS> ,hre sss s highways, side-walks, or pavements I Imaged, he was in the act of carrying Tate from the field to a station for the wounded, the bullet, feet of the any hotel, boarding house, line of lodging eate house, restaurant or garage. "Section 2. It shall be unlawful for L -L. any person or persons to solicit busi- hurlers to ever don a "white elephant" T Ior tne w uniform j latter having been hit by the pastors in Philadelphia !when he himself was wounded, are making special announcements on Of family, five of the Sunday, while the sports writers Mr' and Mrs- Benjamin ness for any hotel, boarding house, Qut columns rf Wldt Stonesifer were veterans of the Civil in- a "sell out of respect and two. of their sons-in-law Plank's fifteen of pitching for saw service. lodging house, restaurant or garage upon any of the streets or highways within the Borough of Gettysburg, but shall confine himself or them- selves strictly to the side-walks or j pavements, and shall be permitted to so solicit only upon such pavements or side-walks where the owners or oc- cupants of the property abutting thereon have consented thereto. "Section 3. Any person or persons Connie Eleven-year-old Surviving Eli Stonesifer are his Plank widow one daughter, Mrs. Mable son of the famous ball star, will pitch Click' of and Lieutenant the first ball, while Mayor Kendrick is expected to receive it. The Get- tysburg college band may make the trip and parade through the streets of Philadelphia during Monday mom- violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall forfeit and pay a fine of not less than 5 Dollars, nor more than 10 Dollars, and costs, to be col- lected according to law. "Section 4. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed. "ENACTED AND ORDAINED into an -ordinance this 2nd day of Septem- ber, A. D., 1927." ing- HOTEL GREETERS TO LUNCH HERE State Organization To Go Into Convention At Hanover Fri- day And Saturday. _____ The third quarterly meeting of charter 41, Pennsylvania Hotel Greet- ers of America will be held at the Richard McAllister hotel, Hanover, Friday 'and Saturday. On Saturday noon, at' one o'clock, Henry M-. Scharf will entertain the Greeters and their wives at a luncheon at the Hotel Get- tysburg. The meeting will open Friday even- ing at Hanover, with a smoker for the men and a theatre party for the members of the ladies auxiliary) Sat- urday morning the business session will be held at 10 o'clock at which time officers for the coming year will be nominated.. A dinner-dance Satur- day evening will close the meeting. While the Greeters and their wives are in Gettysburg, they will be taken on a trip over tho battlefield. Peter L. Wcimer, of the Hotel Wei- mer, Lebanon, is president of charter 41, and Mrs. H. V. Hinkle, of the Hotel Traylor, Allentown, is presi- dent of the ladies auxiliary. Town fans are planning a motor- cade to leave here in the morning, re- turning immediately after the game. Stonesifer, a brother. LIONS HOST TO LADIES The Gettysburg Lions' club will hold a ladies' night function next Monday evening. The Lions and Lionesses will go to Arendtsville where the Ladies' Aid society of the REPUBLICANS TO T SATURDAY Party to Reorganize For Coining Campaign; Reed to Withdraw As County Chairman. The annual re-org-anization meeting of the Adams county Republican club will be held Saturday evening at Lutheran church will serve supper at clock in the club rooms> Baltimore tho Arendtsville Vocational school. TORNADO SWEEPS TOWN Fort Smith, Ark., Sept. The village of Rudy, 12 miles north of here, was swept today by a tornado which is reported to have razed 12 dwellings and a schoolhouse according to meager reports received here. FARM WEATHER REPORT Eastern Pennsylvania: Cloudy, followed by showers late tonight or Friday; mild temperature. 6 Weeks Old Boy To Get Good Home Adams county's advertised baby has found a taker. Mrs. Samuel Lerew, Gettysburg R. D., today took Robert Guy Miller, six-weeks-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Miller, of near Get- tysburg, from the Warner hos- pital, with the parents' consent. Mrs. Lerew plans to adopt the child, it is said. Last week the father advertised for a home for the child, stating that, owing to the illness of his wife, he was unable to take care of the youngster. The Millers have two other young children. Robert Guy was said by hospital authorities to be a healthy, thriv- ing child. He had been at the hos- pital nearly, four weeks. street, Samuel Reed, president, an- nounced today. Republican candidates, nominated in the recent primary, are being urged to attend the meeting, as well as pres- ent members and their friends. Plans for the club's activities dating the campaign w'lJ bo discussed if possible, a definite program decided upon. Election of officers also will take place at Saturday's meeting. Mr. Reed, who resides in Cumberland township, near Gettysburg, has an- nounced that he will not be a candi- date to succeed himself as president. E! C. Moser, Gettysburg, is secretary- treasurer of the organization. After the business session, refresh- ments will be served. Fresh fish, oysters and crab moat at Mil- ler's, Center Square. Youne chickens and meat. Buohl's City frwh crab GET BIG GAME IN CANADIAN ROCKIES Three grizzly bears, a like num- ber of moose, a half dozen caribou and the same number of mountain sheep fell before the guns of three hunters, one of whom was formerly a resident of Gettysburg, in the wilds of British Columbia. i H. G. Sigler, who lived here at one time, but who is now a resident of Hummelstown, in company with H. S. Goodhart, Harrisburg, and C. S. Moqre, Reading, returned recently from a hunting trip in the Canadian Rockies where they killed these specimens of the "big game" of North America. Fresh flnh, oysters and crab meat at Mil- ler's, Square. Hereand There News and Comment by THE EDITOR Wide interest was displayed throughout the county in the offi- cial primary election figures pub- lished exclusively Wednesday in The Gettysburg Times, showing the vote for all candidates for contested offices in both Old Parties. The tabulation revealed some interesting sidelights on the pri- maries. Although he didn't win the nomination, Qounty Commissioner Last of "Old Glory" C7A. Hershey, seeking renomina- tion from the Democrats, dis- proved conclusively the old say- ing that "a man is without honor in his home community." Mr. Hershey carried his home township of Franklin, receiving 108 votes, which was more than twice as many as the next man of the 11 candidates got in the same township. Fellow townsmen of M. A. Gar- vin, veteran railroader, gave him a fine complimentary vote as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for associate judge. The first ward of Gettysburg gave him 166 votes, the second ward, 124 and the third ward, 102. George W. Eeichle, of Gettys- burg, carried 32 districts of the county and tied for high in two others, in a field of four candi- dates for the Democratic nomina- tion for county treasurer. Of the 51 voting districts, he lost only seven. He received the largest plurality of the candidates for the various offices in the Democratic primary, with a lead of 1086 over his nearest rival. McSherrystown second ward turned out the heaviest Demo- cratic vote of all the precincts in the county, with 287 votes cast there. Conewago township was a close second with 284 votes cast. In striking comparison, Conewago turned out only 22 Republican voters. Gettysburg first ward cast the largest number of Re- publican votes. On the Republican side, Charles B. Tate received a fine compli- mentary vote for sheriff from his fellow citizens of Gettysburg. William M. Dcatrick, of Bigler- ville R. D. 4, received the largest vote given any candidate for a contested office in the Republican primary, with 1966 for director of the poor. John Van Dyke, who also received the nomination for director of the poor from the Re- publicans, polled the second high- est vote for a contested office, with 1557, although Mr. Ander- son, who lost out in this contest, l was only 57 votes behind him. Many other things of interest can be gleaned from these official primary figures by careful study N on the part of the political stu- dent. SEED REMOVED FROM BRONCHIAL1 TUBES OF CHILD; _ I Infant Daughter Of Em-? mitsburg Physician i Had Watermelon Seed In 1 Tubes. J On the positive diagnosis of physi? cians at the Annie M. Warner hos-< pital that the child had a foreign in her bronchial tube, experts at Dr. Chevalier Jackson clinic at Jeffer- son hospital, Philadelphia, removed a watermelon seed from the right bronchus of Ann Marie Stinson, uj.uiu.iius UL -rLiin iviarie otinson, Section of wing of ill-fated monoplane that sunk in Atlantic with J. D. 1 month-old daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Hill, Lloyd Bertaud and Philip Payne aboard. Wreck is shown being transferred frcm steamship Kyle to steamship Silver City for transport to New York. The American flag painted on wing may still be seen., plain- ly. ARREST 8 IN COW TESTING Gobblers to be "Scarce as Hen's Teeth" is Report Farmers Who Interfered With State Police In Search Of Animal. In Custody. When Abraham Lincoln called for volunteers at the be- ginning of the Civil War, Jonathan and Henry Roten left their father's rooftree in West Virginia to enlist. Jonathan joined the hosts of Blue, Henry the hosts of Gray. From that day, sixty-six years ago, they did not see each other until re- cently, when Henry traveled miles from his home, Fort Worth, Texas, to visit his brother and-jone-time enemy, at-Huntmg- ton, West Virginia. Some time ago Henry heard of the death of his sister, Mrs. Mary Baldwin, in Scott county, Virginia, and determined to learn, if possible, what had become of (Continued on Second Page.) Accused of obstructing legal proc- ess, seven farmers and one woman were arrested this morning in Hope- well townsh'p, York county, by forty state troopers including Sergeant Joseph Merrifield and Trooper Alfred Verbecken, of the local substation. Captain Paul B. Stout, commander of Troop E, Harripburg, was in charge of the officers. The arrests are the outcome of the efforts of agents of the state bureau of animal industry to take a cow from the farm of Augustus Diehl, Hopewell township. Mr. and Mrs. Diehl yesterday prex'ented the agents and two state police from taking the cow, it is said. This morning Captain Stout and his troopers went to the Diehl farm and found the animal missing. The cow is said to have been tested several weeks ago and found to be tuber- cular. Members of the Farmers' protec- tive association, who had pi evented the officers fiom carrying out their duties yesterday, appeared on the scene today and tiied to again inter- fere, it is said, with a seaich being' made for thd animal. Mr. and Mrs. Diehl were two of those arrested. Four of the resisted arrest and were roughly handled by the state police, it is said. The cow is said to be the only one the Diehls possessed. ROTARY OFFICIAL PEAK HERE Special Club Luncheon Will Be Held Friday With District Governor Guest, t Y. M. SECRETARY TO BEGIN DUTIES ___ Oliver A. Peterson, graduate of the University of North Dakota, has been chosen as Y. M. C. A. secretary at Gettysburg college, succeeding W. W. "Bill" Wood, who resigned when he accepted the position of head foot- ball coach at university, Middlctown, Conn. Mr. Peterson will assume his new duties about October 1. Roy Sloop and Harry Gracey have been in charge of "Y" work since Mr. Wlood left. The new secretary comes highly recommended. During his undergrad- uate days at the University of North Dakota interested in, the work of tho Lutheran Students' Association of America, arid in 1925 was chosen business manager of the association's official organ, '.'The Big Inkwell." This publication- changed to "The American Lutheran Student." Mr. Peterson was president of the school's Y. M. C. A. during his senior year at college. Ho is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa fraternity and was a member of the R. 0. T. C, If turkeys elsewhere in the L'nited States are as scarce as they are in Adams county there will be few to srare the Tiianks- givinjf Day table at any price. That is the prediction of poul- try in Adams county, par- ticularly those who specialise in turkey culture. "Black sometimes known the "appendicitis ot' lias caused the deaths of hundreds of young fowls, ac- cording to leading growers. This disease, an internal disorder, is incurable, tlic poultrj men declare, and does not make its appearance until the biids, are six weeks old. Adams county usually supplier a large number of turkeys for nearby city markets in Novem- ber, but poultrymen say they will scarcely have enough birds to meet the demand of the local trade. One furkey fancier, Harry VanDjke, Ooldcnville. began his season with 133 fowls. "Black He.id" and wet weather have caused the death of one hundred of his "crop." Another poultry- man M ho began ith more than 200 birds has less than half of them lell. Many persons who hatched smaller broods of turkeys are reported to have lost all ot them. Dealers from city poultry con- cerns usually come into Adams county about November 1 to look the (locks and to deal with the farmers foi the sale ot their birds for the Thanksgiving trade. Until then no price for turkeys has been sel, but one farmer said, if turkeys are as scarce elsewhere as they are in Adams county, the price will be almost prohibitive. C. H. Stinson, Emmitsburg, Wednes-i day. The child is believed to have lowed the seed about two months ago, although the parents themselves ara unable to say just when it occurred.- The child apparently suffered no ill effects until recently when she was noticed to be breathing with difi ficulty and was not in normal health. The parents brought their daugh- ter to the Warner hospital for an examination and X-ray. Although the X-ray pictures failed to show the foreign body in the child's bronchial! tube because X-rays pass through vegetable organisms, physicians at the local institution, basing their diag- nosis on a' previous case of a similar nature, agreed that there was an ob-i ?truction near the right lung. j The child was taken to the Jefferi son hospital on Tuesday and the wa- termelon seed was removed Wednes- day with a bronchoscope. Today the litle girl was reported td be lesting as well as could be ex- pected, and unless unforeseen compli-. cations arise, she will be brought home within a week. i TO BROADCAST G-BURG GAME AT PENN STATE HEADLIGHT CLINIC TESTED1500CARS Officials Pleased With Number] of Motorists Who Had Lights Adjusted. Adams county's first headlight clinic, conducted here Monday, Tues- day and Wednesday evenings bv the headlight squad of the state highway motor patrol, under the auspices of? the Gettysburg; Motor club of Ad- am e countv, WPS "gratifying" in ev-ry respect to officials of the motor club, John D. Keith, president, said today. Headlights of approximately machines wore examined and tested, and many of them adjusted, bv the special patrol squad. Members of the squad expressed satisfaction wjth' the_ number of headlights found to. be in proper focus. The clinic was conducted without cost to any of the motorists, who were loud in their praise of this serv- ice offered by the Adams county A. A. A. The lights were tested on West Middle street at West street On Monday night 680 motorists in line for the free service, an Announcement was made today by indication, it was pointed out, of the Ridgley P. Melvin, of Annapolis, dircctOT of programs for WPSC, interest in the clinic and the desire Maryland, governor., of the thirty- lhe Pennsylvania State college radio drivers to have their fourth district of Rotary Internation- al, will visit the Gettysburg club Fri- day. station, that a play by play account of the Gettysburg-Penn State football game Saturday afternoon would be In order to accommodate the dis- broadcast from the field. Larry Con- trict governor, officials of the local over, an assistant coach of the Penn club have announced that the lunch- (State team, will do the announcing eon meeting, scheduled for next Mon-jHe.will also give his interpretation of day evening, October 3, will be held at noon Friday, at the Hoffman ho- tel. Mi'. Melvin will address the Ro- tarians at that time. The district governor was in Fred- erick Wednesday. He has visited about 30 of the 48 clubs in his dis- trict and plans to complete his tour by the middle of October. Be will meet committee chairmen, officers and directoz-s of the Gettysburg club at o'clock Friday morning at the Hoffman hotel. Young drewicd chickens and fresh crab meat, City Market. the new rules as they apply to plays in the game. Preliminary announcements of the game, the lineup, and officials will be made shortly before time is called at p. m. WPSC operates on a 300 meter wave length. Hold Matriculation For Seminarians BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Kurokawa, of Honolulu, Hawaii, announce the birth of a son, Dorscy Naoji Kurokawa, re- cently. Mr. and Mrs, Samuel Weikert, of The special matriculation .service for the junior class was held this morning at the Gettysburg- theologi- cal seminary, at which time the Holy Communion was also observed. Dr. John Aberly. president of the semi- nary, was in charge and a number of the members of the board of directors were in attendance. lights conform with the state regula- tions. Four hundred and fifty motor- ists lined up to have their lights ex- amined and adjusted on Tuesday nierht, and about 300 showed up for the Wednesday night clinic. The examiners brought their own equipment, with them. The squad travels in a special automobile and! goes anywhere in the state there is a call for its services. No stickers were given to motorists after the ad- justment of their headlights, granting them immunity from arrest, because, it was pointed out. the lights may soon become out of focus, owing to a jolt or the change of a bulb. Periodic examination of headlights at garages and service stations is urged by the motor patrol. Ifilltown, announce the birth of a daughter September 27. Mrs. president "of" oTdi- At noon Dr. John Weidly, of Balti- kawa is a sister of Mrs. Wcikcrt. j rectors, wjth Mrs. Weidly, Dr. and Mrs. Aberly look luncheon with the students at the refectory. COUNTIANS GET LICENSE A marriage license was issued Tuesday at Hagerstown to Guy K. Deatrick, Biglerville, and Grace E. Bowmaster, Orrtanna. Rcorannizntion Republican club, Saturday evening, October I. o'clock. Every Republican otit. Fresh fish, clams and crnb mout at Buohl'a City Market Fresh fish, oysters and clatna at Winter's Store. Frrah fisli, clnmi nrH crnb meat at City Market. Extension Courses To Be Outlined Teachers of Adams county who wish to avail themselves of the ex- tension courses given by Gettysburg college, for higher certification, are requested to meet Dr. C. F. Sanders in room 34. Glatfelter hall, Saturday morning. October 1, at The extension courses 10 o'clock, have popular-with county teachers for sev- eral years. f Special kotlnk ppr Your opportunities la own a camera at" A rpawnnble price. Pcoplo'i Druff Store, Tb< Rcxnll. Kodntc, Victrola Store. fish, oysters and clams at MioUr'4 Store, J 1 NEWSPAPER!   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication