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   Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - June 2, 1930, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania                                GOOD EVENING: The Literary Dl- poll was purely academic Jtut it won a de- f r e e of confi- dence. WEATHER Warmer. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Member of The Associated Truth, Our Public Good Our Aim Read By Nearly Everybody In Adams Coiulj ESTABLISHED 1902 GETTYSBURG, PA., MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 2, 1930. PRICE THREE CENTS DR, WENT! IS SPEAKER BEFORE PERSONS Dr. Sanders To Deliver Lectures Chautauquu Institute Invites Local Man To Sneak On Philosophy. Lutherans Celebrate 400th Anniversary Of Augsburg Confession. NOT THEOLOGY, WENTZ DECLARES Telling gathered in Shibe Paik, Philadel- phia, Sunday afternoon, that the i Augsburg confession is not a sys- tern of theology, but a "list of things that the drafters agreed in behev- the Rev. Dr Abdel Ross I Wentz, Gettysburg seminary, was i one of the speakers who described i the confession at an open-air cele- bration of its 400th anniversary Tho confession was up in 1530 by Martin Luther and Philip Melanchthon at Augsbuig. Ge- many On Increase Protestantism, contrary to oopu- lar belief, is not on tne decline but i lather it is on the mcrea.se." Di said "Spcokins. in pionoj- tion, its increase ,s gi'eatei than the irjcrea.se in population A church is not pumaiily an or- ijanization It is, an organism Ev I this I mean to h.iy that a cunch i'i not made to oidrr It Dr. Charles P Sanders, Bioad- way, head of tne department of philosophy at Gettysburg: college, has accepted an invitation to de- liver five lectures on "The Philoso- phy of Religion" at a Chautauqua Institute at Chautauqua Lake, New York, during the second week in A ugust He will substitute for Di Shail- er Matthews, dean of the school of religion at the University of Chi- cago, and nib selection for the lec- ture couise is considered a high who honor by Dr Sanders' colleagues OFFICER HURT WHEN CYCLE OVERTURNS President Hoover atjGettysburg ENIORSEND COLLEGE WORK AT GETTYSBURG ;130 Taking Finals Tn Completion Of Their Studies At School. Patrolman Miller Is In Hospital Here With Badly Cut Scalp. THURSDAY START OF FINAL WEEK CHASING AIJTOIST BEFORE ACCIDENT i i Patrolman Gcorgr E Miller of the Get'.-'- bur" tub-station of the -Ilie irotor nairoi, suf-' feied numerous, lacerations and biuioCv thiwi fiom his nc on the Bujlnrville io5d t'-o imlfs mith DI heie Sun- dav afternoon at 5 o clock A'-cordme to the iniurcd pa'rol- man, who "as admitted to War- ncr hosoitai, he v.as chasing an I atitoiyob'l" 1o thf duver ioi [a hip-hwav violation Then his mo- bounced oat of Uhiowing him to the The cyUc slid alonr the loadvaj Ioi almost one hundred feet S( alp Tut Patiolman M'llf'1 who came to tne local fiom the tjaming ,chool May 16 suffered a< I laceiated scalp cuts on his arm and legs and an mnr; to his With the completion oi then knee ti ace the beginning of thelutheran animations this v eek 130 members I cnd Ulelr took the mjur- o hospital The church to that day m June 400 tne I ivinfnrp, HP nnK shrfulv dam- vears ago, when the Augsburg con- wo1 k at, Gettysburg college and lion.il cpmetcn on Tridav to hear Youth, Critically Hurt, Crawls from Blazing Car A her It Crashes Sunday Richard Weikert, 20, Gettysburg R. D. 4, Serious At Hospital Here With Crushed Chest Suffered In Accident Near Biglerville. RESCUERS FIND MAN LYING FEW FEET FROM BURNING AUTO Richard Weikert, 20, Gettysburg R. 4, Fairfield road, critically injured early Sunday morning1 his car crashed into a concrete culvert on the Biglerville road, upset i and then caught fire. i Momentarily stunned by the crash, young1 Weikert re- gained consciousness in time to drag himself out of the burn- j ing- machine before his clothing caught fire. I A party of passing motorists, enroute to Washington, j D. C., found Weikert helpless within four feet of the blazing of the machine, and pulled him out of reach of the I flames, afterward bringing him to the Warner hospital. Five Compound Fractures At the hospital, it was stated that Weikert suffered five I compound fractures of the legs. His chest is crushed and i hi-, scalp is badly lacerated. His recovery is said to be in the balance. Weikert, a son of Mr. and Mrs. I New Women's College Dean Meets Group Miss Jessie Truman dean-elect of I'arl of lession gnen to the world Crime Superficial leceue devices in the arts and sci- ences Monday June 0 The final "There is a flood ol ucr and examinations stalled last week and ciime sweeping ovei our land a wl11 be concluded Thursday when wave of immorality and imuuitj and the 'otmd oi commencement activ- uttcr disregard foi la'v and a com- ilties begins plcte rebellion against all tiadi- Commencement week, changed tional restraint even against the this icar to extend tbe   fiom Reynolds avenue in Iror.t Donald Clare, Baltimore, Claicnce of his brother's motorcycle forcing Burtnctt Daniels, R D. South Fork; I the macmne from the His calhns aonn biessmes uponBendei funeial home Carlisle ence him Later asking the conaiega- 'street "Colonel Scott died in the tion to rema'n standing until the Warner hospital last Friday after- presidential had left Mi Jar- (noon rett asked The Rev. Edwaid H Jones. pas- Lincoln School To Hold Pro- motion Exercises On Wednesday. Sixty-five pupils of Lincoln school will be promoted to the nigh school led the spirited smcing of hymns New Oxford Man Goes Under Knife Harold Althousp Daub Peikasie; brothor. hr said, lost contiol of the SulKidV Tobias Victim Stroke Home Oi Daughter. Tooiat, 7> mcilv of Mt Of Would ou li m the sen ices Mi c-' shook ke to take some'toi oi the Gettysburg Presbyterian in the high school au- ivTr ditonum Wednesday night at eight T- i ''ChmCh his head m and the miialls- o clock Dr. M Hadwm Fischer of Charles Sponscller, New Oxford, .submitted to an operation for the icmoval 6f an abscessed appendix at the Warner hospital this moin- mp His condition was reported to be good. Others admitted to the hospital over the week-end include Mrs.! Richard Rebert Upper Darby; Cathciinc Richwine, Gettysburg, Mrs Jesse Hoffman, Gettysburg R. Marian Apnes Fischer. C3clc and it ciashed into a bank Walter Bitncr Freed, Johnstown; Carolyn Alice Harman, Hazelton; Miriam He'en Hartzol! GettysbuiK; j Stewart Winfteld Herman, Harris- j burs'; Wilmer Hany Holmes, Car- negie; Elizabeth Ritchie Horn Get- Funeral services were held Sun- Funeral Is Held For Elmer Wehler tysbuig, Harry Boosr Hull, Clear- I day afternoon at 2 o'clock from the jvninn him ate nmr- childien Mrs. spring Maryland, R Earl for Elmer Wehler, Mt Joyichailes Hanovei R beroier Philadelphia; Ra'ph Samuel 'township, who died last Friday, j g Bechte! Yoik, Mis Milton KmsuiQer. Karnsbui'f 'The Rev. H. K. Hartman, pastor of ]lng. Wcstminstei. Mrs Finer Stewait Hoffman Lengel. Reformed church. Littles- Mts Charles Piom- ncaation and the final hvmn j ended, walked out The pastor came I to the car with the Pi evident to i thank him foi ii-i When the co lection ui.ite was passed Mi Hocnci einor Fish- i; I er. All Cooke  n it at homo o! his dairhtci and j folded bills son-.n-Jaw Mis R E ,n The worn on dioppmg Yoik where lie had been Governor Tishei and Mr Cooke his home Tor a numbci of He was a .sou of the latt mm and Maiv O.slcr Blown Sur- tic sen ice of the Sons of Union the Gettysburg seminary, will de- conducted at the i liver the address of the evening, National cemetery while the Rev W C Waltemeyer, where bunal took place The lodge j Gettysburg college, will give the sen ice w as conducted by the Rev. j invocation and benediction. Both L B Hafei, commandei of the Sons I have children in the class Veteians was in the way motor patrol, expressed the opinion that Weikert dozed at the wheel and lost control of the car. Tracks on the ground indicate that Weikert's car left the highway about 200 feet north of the culvert, all four wheels being off the con- crete at the time of the impact. Find Injured Youth R. G. Stock, J. F. Stock, both of Belleville, and G. E. McKnitb. John M. Royer and Arthur Frey, Reeds- ville, en route to Washington to at- tend the Athletics-Senators' base- ball game, Sunday, arrived at the scene of the accident, three miles north of Gettysburg, a lew minutes after it happened. The accident occurred about o'clock, Sunday morning, and Wei- kert was admitted to the hospital shortly before 2 o'clock. His left leg was broken at three places and his right leg at two places. As a result of being thrown against the steering wheel, the victim's chest was crushed. Weikert's machine hit the con- crete culvert over a small stream headon. The car was wrecked by the impact, and the resulting fire added to the damage Only a mass moimnt; at 6 la c Iliom tpc of u strok" s of Union Veterans, and E Stiausbuie chaplain p i "Betty the Dream Girl" a I of twisted wreckage remained after three-act operetta, given by mem- 1 the fire. Ir Colonel' ScotT, the j Mr Jones said in part bers of the class, will be the feature of the program, while the high To him was to love him school orchestra will provide music jjg fammar passing along The cast for the play includes Harnsbure, then to Green-, tne streets of our ex er I Elizabeth Swope as Bettj Lou, Vir- castle, the home of Homy P i- letch- j wlth words Of fnendly af- I girua Jones as Mrs. Anthony Pen- er who was in the lor lunch fecuon He possessed the soul of dleton- Keith Fischer, Tony Pendle- D, Francis Smyscr York Edward makersvllle Wmton Scheetz Lewis, ,town. officiated. Interment was in j feiters Kmasdale Maurice Blown Moul Yoik, Richard Welkort, Get- tvsburg R 4; Patrolman George E j Miller, Gcttysbuif. and Mrs James Cannon Jr Pittsburgh. Grccht, Springs nvenue; Mrs Bessie Smith, Littlestown; Mis Richard Rcbeit Upper Darbv and i Edward Moul, York, were dischaiged i as patients Perkasie, Jiistus Heimel Liesmann, ]Evergreen cemetery here. Pal'-'Hanover- Mif Hnttie Kmdic Han- Camp Hill: Harold William Lucken- .bearers were L U Collins Waid Oscar Brown Co.usfcxa Cin- bauuh, Glenville. Margaret Ehz- (Bercaw, Charles Trostle, Milton tcl and Mi- Lawrence Gei- abcth Mock. Ku Ruth Eliz- Clarence Wolf and Mi. Blu- R D 21 sranachildicn Veteran Reporter rs a poet, a charming, winsome Katharine Butt, Lola Pendle- sonaliu a most lovable and cheer- I ton; Charlotte Waltemeyer, Bee, Jere Bream Will Preside At School Jere Bream, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Bream, 102 East Middle street, president of the graduating class at Wenonah Military academy, We- (Continued on Seventh Page) baugh. Heart Disease Leads As Cause Of Death Heart diseases led as cause of death in Adams county in Febru- ary, ten deaths-being due to that cause Adams also repotted three deaths from diabetes and one from tuberculosis In March in Adams county the number of cases of communicable diseases were twenty-nine of scarlet fever, sixteen of measles, twelve of whooping cough, and one each of diphtheria and typhoid fever. Mother of A Lutheran Envoy To India Observes Her 93rd Birthday by Going to Church M SAILS FOR EUROPE Miss Dorothy Kime, North Strat- ton street, left Friday morning for New York, where she sailed Friday night on the S S. Rotterdam on a six weeks tour of northern Europe, including the Passion Play. Miss Kime will be accompanied by Miss Alice Eaker, Muncy, Pa, Both arc teachers in the high school at Har- risburg. ATTENDS CONVENTION Mrs. Carl Martz, East Water .street, left Sunday for Willmmsport, whore she will attend the annual convention of the Daughters of Rcbckah as delegate from Gettys- burg chapter, SPAPFRf RS GIDEON BURGER. I nee Miss Lavmia Men- ges. celebrated her nine- j ty-thnd birthday Sun- j day by attending seivices in St. i Paul's Evangelical Lutheran church, Quincy, of which she has been a member 82 years, having joined the church in 1848 at the age of 11 years. She is the mother of the Rev. Sylvester Clark Burger, Lutheran misslonaiy to India and well known here. Born January 24, 1870, the Rev. Mr. Burger, accord- ing to Dr. A. R. Wentz's History of the Gettysburg Seminary, grad- uated from Gettysburg college with an A. B. degree in 1895 and from the seminary here with the class of 1898. He was ordained by the Western Pennsylvania Lu- theran synod In 1898, served as pas- tor of Redeemer Lutheran church, Jersey City, New Jersey, until the latter part of the same year, when he went to India as a missionary and has been there since. He married Magdalen Lanius Keith in 1901, but she died October 5, 1918, in India. When Mrs. Burger became a member of the Quincy Lutheian congregation, it still wot shipped in the old log church that stood by the Quincy cemetery bership antedates bvten years the piesent church building. Attended 163 Communions The old church record has been lost but the present record, run- ning back for thirty years shows that uf A possible 170 communions Mrs Burgei was present at 1G3. Though a nonagenarian, Mrs. Burger may be frequently found in her pew at the Sunday morn- ing service. Mrs, Burger is the widow of Gideon Burger, a veteran of the civil war, and besides being the mother of the Rev. Mr Sylvester Burger, she has seven other chil- dren active in church work Mrs. Burger was born in Quin- cy and lived there until five years ago when she moved to Waynes- boro. She.resides with her daugh- five areat-fuanachildien brothei s Wnslvngion Brown Shci- man Texat and Peter i South Dakota and two fisieis Mis Maggie Bielemlle andM1" j Jennie Diehl LittlC'-town als-i sui- 1 vivo j He uas i membei of St Johi.s i Reformed church LiUlestown for mam Funeral sen ices Tties- 1 day aftci noon at 2 o'clock fioin fie I W Little funcial pa.-lois Littles-j 'town, with further service'; ai St i {Johns Lutheian chinch near Lit- Her mem- jtlestown, the Rev D W Bick-Oor i pastor of St James Reformed church, officiating Intel men; in the adjoining cemetpi.v A veteran newspaper man, Fred B. Lawlon, accompanied by Mrs. Lawton. arm PCS in Gettvsbursj this mornins: after a 5.000-mile motor trip irom Lus Angeles. Mr. Lauton expects to motor ap provimatelv miles before returning home, during which time he will points of inter- est throughout the countrj. Mr. Lawton said that he had always wanted to visit Gettysburs: and that this was the first oppor- tunity he h.id had to do so. Upon the completion of his. bat- tlefield trip he expressed amaze- ment and pleasure at the magni- tude of the field and the intercst- ful disposition, the graciousness of' Maybelle Kadel, as Bab; Edward j nonah, New Jersey, will open the ja peifecr gentleman, the gift of j Hudson, as Jack: John Brehm, as' I fascinating conversation; the affable [Joe; Stanley Hull as Robert Sher- i lacihtv for genuine friendship and I a deep undeiljmg religious con- wood; Harold Cu'p as Worthington Brooks, Ruth Stouck. as Annie; and i piousness A parting salute to Harmon Furney, as Mr Lane the veteran The chorus includes- Hazel Wil- r- iwas fired by a squad commanded by i liams. Virginia Gilbert, Mary Jane ,Capt Geoise A. Hughes, of the i Appier, Catherine Gitt, Beulah 'Sons of Veteians and a bugler and I Weaver, Jean Hamilton. Edward i echo-busier sounded taps Thomas, Paul McCleaf. Memlle i Pallbeaiers were E F Straus- Zmn. Robert Williams and Neibert .baugh J E Snyder William Henry, j Worthington. Harry Roth Dr C. B Stouffer and Chase Flahaity Resume Oiling class day celebration Thursday morning, making the welcome ad- dress. The cadets' twenty-sixth annual commencement week program win get under way Sunday afternoon when the baccalaureate sermon will be preached in Wenonah Presbyter- ian church by the Rev. Dr. Burleigh Cruikshank. pastor of the St. Paul's Presbyterian church, Philadelphia Dr Wilmer C. Krusen, president of the Philadelphia College of Phajf- macy and Science, is the speaker Evans Transferred To Schuylkill County I i at the commencement exercises Bounty rvoauis, wnrnirio. Br1gadier- Road oiling, suspended for miles around Gettysburg last week be- Charlrs Evans Cumbeiland town-I cause of traffic going to the battle- Friday morning while G maneuvers that afternoon. in? account related b> his Riiide. i shl uho had been assistmg George field to hear President Hoover Fn- regulation 8un salute will be ac- _ 1 Rufus Bushman. Mrs. Hcnr> Harbuid Elnma Haibold, 71 wife oi Hcnrv Harbold, died from a complication oi diseases at 12.10 o'clock Sunday morning at her home in Hanover She was a daughter of the late Big-lerville Youth Given High Honor A Raff ensperaer Gettysburg, field J day, will be resumed this week in corded 1 agent for the bureau of animal in- I York and Adams counties. In Ad- in the collection of unli- censed dogs for experimental pur- poses at Harnsburg, has been tians- i feired to Schuylkill count j to help Franklin R Bigham son of Mr the field agent there, and Mrs. S G Bieham. Biglerville. will be graduated from Washington and Leo univeisity. Lexington. Vir- ginia, Tuesday He will be gradu- ams county the week's schedule calls for surface treatment of the roads between East Berlin and Heidlersburg and between Hampton and Table Rock. Barnard. Moses and Rebecca (Davis) Sterner. ated with the honor "cum laude" Surviving are her husband, two i as one of a class of 130 students. Sedan Zig-zags Off Highway To Crash Into Culvert; 3 Hurt children, Mrs Roy Topper, Han- over; Mrs William Sterner. Han- over; three step-children, Mrs. Wil- liam Wiley, Mt Holly Springs; Se- right Harbold, Mcchanicsburg, Michael Harbold, Des Moines, lown; one sister, Mrs Amelia Group Ida- ville; three brothers, George Ster- ner, Carlisle; John Sterner. Bend- ersvillc; Jesse Sterner. Mf Holly Springs, and 12 grandchildren Funeral sei vices Tuesdav afler- Mr. and Mrs. Bigham and their j daughter, Miss Helen Bigham, have gone to Lexington to attend the commencement exercises. Edward Moul 69, of York, suffer- ed a hip and shock when ter, Mrs. 'Claude Nyp, 119 North "oon at 2 o'clock from the late IPS- idence, with further services at the First Methodist Episcopal church, Broad street, Waynesboro. ENTER TRAINING SCHOOL Misses Helen Robinson and Ruby Clapsaddle. both of Gettysburg, have passed the four-month probation period of training at thr York hos- pital, and on June 5 they will be formally admitted to the nurses' training school theie On the even- ing of June 5 the probationers will entertain their families and friends taxi tUW. (Continued on Second at the hospital, the sedan he was driving crashed into the iron guard rail of a small culvert on the Hanover road one mile cast of here, Sunday after- noon After the car struck the guard rail, it upset on its top Two oth- er persons with Moul escaped with only minor injuries According to Patrolman Paul R Bingaman, of the local sub-station of the state highway motor patrol, who investigated the accident, Moul was traveling east on the highway at fairly high speed. After a truck, traveling west, passed Moul's ma- chine, the York man lost control of his car, Patrolman Bingaman said. Moul's car zig-zagged on the highway and struck the guard rail, breaking a front wheel. When the wheel collapsed the car nosed over on its top. The machine was so badly dam- aged that lit had to be loaded on a I truck to be taken away from the scene of the accident, Hold Last Rites For Edward Kellenberger Funeral services were held for Ed- ward Kellenberger. Abbottstown painter, who suffered a fatal heart attack in Hanover Thursday, Sun- day afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Abbottstown Lutheran church, the Rev. Paul Gladfelter officiating. In- terment was in the Christ church cemetery at Littlestown. PRESENTED PRIZE Miss Aimee Ohler, EmmiUburg, a member of the sophomore clan at Hood college, Frederick, WM ed the Oeorge C. Pearmn prise ot in the Biblical Literature de- partment, at special cxerdm at the school Friday morning. WEATHER REPORT Fair tonlffkt warmer in Uw NMtlMMt   

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