Gettysburg Times, June 2, 1933

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June 02, 1933

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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - June 2, 1933, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania GOOD EVENING Wfcen yonr hand itches you'll get your itches you've got some- tilings WEATHER Fair. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Member of The Associated Press Truth, Our Public Good Our Aim Read By Nearly Everybodf la Adams County ESTABLISHED 1902 GETTYSBURG, PA., FRIDAY EVENING, JL1SE 2, 1933. PRICE THREE CENTS 89 DIPLOMAS ARE AWARDED AT HIGH SGH Educational Pageant Is Presented At Closing Exercises Of Year. 8th Graders To Be Promoted This Evening Gettysburg's public schools closed! today and the more than 1.000 boys- aad girls trcuped home faces wreathed in smiles or fro'.vns, de- pending upoa whether or not they -.vere promoted- For three months, Well, er, How Do You Do? HONORS, AWARDS ARE ANNOUNCED A pageant, depicting the origin and development of Pennsylvania, its industries, fine arts and varied activities and its challenge to the future, was ably presented by the 89 members of the graduating class j ac Gettysburg high school in con- nection with eser- cises, Thursday evening. The high school auditorium was filled for the exercises. This is the third year that- the senior class has given an original pageant instead of the customary commencement esercles, and those saw all three pageants said the Thursday evening show was by far the best in, theme, preparation and execution.. Pageant Jit 3 Parts The pageant given in three parts. In the first part, the found- ing and naming of Pennsylvania yras depicted in four scenes, the council room, of Charles IL tableaux, the Great Treaty and Perm and His Guests. During the. second part of the pageant, the general theme, sylvania promotes was exemplified by word, music' and drills which were particularly well- done and elicited much favorable comment. This part of the Pennsylvania's lacus- try, transportation, forestry, agri- culture, initiatives, education and fine arts were depicted. pursuits or employment. This evening at 8 o'clock the an- nual promotion exercises for the members of the eighth grade be held at the high school auditorium. St. Francis Xavter parochial school closes on Friday, Jane 9, with graduating exercises for members of the eighth grade class on Sunday evening, June 11, at St, Francis Xavier Catholic church. Episcopal Troubadours Con- clude Evangelistic Series In Local Church. Increased evangelistic attendance services marked the conducted During the third part of the pageant, Pennsylvania's challenge to the trans! through its youth was rjresentecL Four members of the class depicted the Spirits of Scnql- arship, -Service and Character- JDr. CIme Speaks La the" last part of The pageant J a5n rEhoin2S L. Cline, head of the English depsrtsient afc Gettysburg cdUege, gave an .address in 3ie pointed out that the same coor- age. foresighS and determination that motivated the founders of! this comm.ons-ealth- is needed in me j state today. After the' address. Professor Guile "W. ever, high school prin- cipal, called the class roll, after Triilch Professor C. KeefauYer, superintendent of the public schools, presented the diplomas. The exercises closed -with the song, "Pennsylvania. by the class, and the epilogue by 3.1155 Huth "Waltemyer. Prizes And Awards the commencement exer- Thorsday evening in the Prince of Peace Episcopal church by the three troubadours of the Church army in charge of Captain C. L. Conder. Captain Conder used as the sub- ject of his address.. "Present Daj Living Trtth Christ." He said, in oart. "Jesus is not merely an. his- toric figure, but a present person- ality living in She today changing the lives of men. If -s-e let the personality of Jesus into our lives we muss keep oar inlets clear.. "Bible reading is one inlet- This spiritual education is often neglect- ed by modem men. Prayer is the inlet convincing men of Christ's presence. In. the secra- ments Christ the poorer to fulfOi His trilL If men are weak in the snirit it is not Christ's fault. Ee offers" them power. If FOREST GAMP IS NOT AFFECTING FIELD-WORKERS Grad Purchases Paper Agency Of P. W. StaUsmith 1200 Recruits To Work 1 On New Projects I On Local Battle- i field. Stewart H. Mover, of Soudertos, I a graduate of Gettysburg college, class of 1932, has purchased the newspaper agency of P. W. Stall- smith, proprietor of the Newsstand store. Mover, who will have TO SELECT SITE FEW D 1 1 charge of the sale and distribution j of all newspapers now handled [Mr. Stailsmith. will have his office I in the StaUsmith building. Mr. StaUsmith has handled the sale .and distribution of newspapers I here for 22 years. a was given on Thursday. Federal Agents Seize 350-Gallon Still in Hamiltonban Township Two Marylanders Arrested In Act Of Operat- ing Largest Liquor Plant Seized In, This Section; One Had Revolver In Holster But Failed To Put Up A Fight. FRUTCHEY TO LODGE COMPLAINTS ON TWO COUNTS AGAINST PAIR 1 To correct a misapprehension that I has been nrevalent here relative to t j the establishment of a "reforestation i camp on the Gettysburg battlefield. i Superintendent James R. McCcna- j ghie this morning explained the rea- j -t son for the laying off of several bat- j employees. The local nark commission main- j i tains a regular force of battlefield j i emnlovees. It also maintains a tern- T CEMETERY TO iu t. i 3 f irarv force for sen-ice during the x P.r v J. P. jlorgan received a surprise tvhen be was confronted with, a, circns midget in the hearing chamber where the senate is investigating- nis bank.. Tiny Lya Graf -.ras escorted to the crowded room and introduced to the fce with the es banker by an unidentified man. All of this was startling enough, but of the reforestation cas when Miss Grafs escort suddenly lifted her to 3Ir. Morgan's lap it created j spring' and summer months. The employment of the temporary force is gauged by the amount of work to be c.oae and the funds available for such purposes. Old Crew Remains During the past several months the temporary force 'nns been at work on miscellaneous projects on the field. However with the close of the fiscal year, July 1, and the exhaustion of the federal appropri- ation for the past year, part of the temporary force been discon- tinued but the regular force con- tinues with its regular duties. employee on the field is or establisrt- camp. Mr. Church Cemetery Under Supervision Of New Group. LOCAL ATTORNEY TO GIVE HISTORY a furore among- spectators and later among- committee members learned of the incident. (Associated Press Piioto.) McConaghie explained. Some of the temporary force re- Dedication of the enlarged and improved cemetery at Flohr's church, near McXnightstown. will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the board of directors of the Plohr's cemetery association announced today. The local court recently approv- ed transfer of the title to the cem- etery from the Lutheran and Re- formed congregations of Fiohr's centlv laid off included men in civil church to the Plohr's cemetery as- nr, r-na traitm-? sedation, comprising represents- Girls7 Class Plans Festival Saturday ject or neglect, they suffer loss." j CaDtain gave a short! talk on J. Believe in The Girls Joan's Reformed Hiushtst-own, 'met class of St. church. Mc- Thursday eve- This evening the service of jniag at-the home ox Ruth. Clack- -be. held; An.; open air meeting -win be held on the square at o'clock. Captain conducting- Council's Coittniittee Pushes cises, the following prizes and County Woman's Father Expires Lewis-H. Tobmey, a retired school teacher and a'former deputy pro- ;honotary of York county, died at 6 o'clock Wednesday evening at his home, in West York, after ajKief illness, from a stroke of apoplexy he suffered 12 days.ago. He was 74 years old. The deceased is survives by the following "children.: Cnrvin. York; Mrs. George -E. Thomas. East R- "D. 4: JMiss Sarah C. Tcomey, York; Martin P. Toomey, West York; Mrs. Warrer Plans were made for a festival to fee held at Cashtown Saturday night- Refreshments were served by the hostess. Those present werei the Misses Alma Weikert, AImajHock Cluck and Margaret Cluck, upstream Work On Cleansing Of Filthv Sock Creek. Work of cleaning the from the. jiarrisburg 55 pegun this Mrs. Boy Keller, f raoming by a crew of men under Arthur CiUCk. Mrs. Donald Hersaey, Mrs. Glenn j the direction of Co'o Keller, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Cluck.. Mrs. David Cluck, Arthur Cnicfc- Mrs. Minnie Cluck, Genevleve Cluck and Harold Keller. n C. "W. service, who were on the waiting list, from, elsewhere in the state. They were working on projects for which funds had been appropriated in the lass appropriation. Now that these projects have been completed and the funds exhausted there is no .further work for ail of this tem- porary force- Select Site Soon _; The. 200 recruits who will be sant- here will be assigned to new v.-orfc projects such as clearing and clean- ing out underbrush, removing dead wood, reclamation work, fire preven- tion and in other projects outlined j by Superintendent McConaghie to the Third Corps Area for approval. soiey, was instrumental in imnroving the stream, and its banks in the vicinity of the sewage treat- ment plant last summer. The channel of the stream. wiU fce cleaned for. a distance of ap- proximately a quarter mSe from the Harrisburg road. John W. Mc- Hhemiy. owner of the iano. has given council permission to clean ous the channel. .A portion of ths stream which oasses throa'gii lands of the Adams Army officers are expected here at any time to select the site for the ihe camp. Several ident ?f the estabiisnment 01 t locations have been temporarily se- lected including three south of West Confederate avenue and crio on the north side of the Lincoln highway west. However, these are only sug- gested locations and the permanent camp site will be selected by the army .officers when they come Jiers within, the nest few days. Larsre Number Of Buyers [Bounty home remains uncleaned. H_ Miller. Dover, and George C. D. 1 Toomev. West York; four grand- j great-grandcbil- announced: D. A. R. prise essay: 3-L Ruth first; Archie R. Maust, j second, and Helen. May lain, tnird. Alumni four-year prize: leen Black, first, and _____ Smith, second. American Mechanics council Kb. .50, {jo; Pounders and Patriots of Araer- of jxsver. and camp No. 433, Patri- i next week. 5ca prize: "Virginia Bennett Jones. national Honor Jessie Mildred Bream. M. Kathleen May Chamberlain, Benjamin Coining To Gettysburg Nest Week To See Latest Creations. Last year there was- some diner- ence as to the cleaning process be- Tweea the council's committee and the alms house officials and cleaning was not done. Hansons Observe 29th Anniversary sedation, comprising representa rives of Flohr's Lutheran. Trinity Reformed chnrch, and St. John's Reformed church, Mc- Ksightstown. Since the burial ground has been taken over by the cemetery asso- ciation, the tombstones have been straightened, the. ground has been leveled, the wall has been rebuilt a. hard road .constructed. The work was done by unemployed men of Franklin township under the di- rection of the Rev. George B. Ely, of ArendtsvUie. Cemetery History At the dedicatorial. exercises, W. Clarence Sheely, Esq., of Gettys- burg, will give a history of the cemetery and 'C. A. Cluck, presl- wili outline the aims and objects of the organ- ization. Devotional will be in charge of the Rev. George B. Ely. the Rev. G- H Koons, of Fairfieid. and the Rev. R. B. Dysart, of ISfew Oxford. Music will be in charge of Edwin A. Rice, of ArendtsvUie. The board of directors of ;the cemetery association comprises C. A. Cluck, president; George Car- baugh, vice president; John Brearry-, treasurer; Ross King secretar.'y, and Clyde Andrew. I Five federal prohibition agents, working: out of the 1 Hagersiown district office, raided a moonshine liquor plant m I Hamiitonban township, near Charmian, Thursday evening, seized a 350-gallon still in operation and considerable other i i! Th V Paraphernalia and and arrested two men, both residents of II N 11 fi I Sabfllasvffle, Maryland. V >i ri i Working. unaer the direction of W. R. Harvey, investi- gator in charge of the Hagerstown prohibition enforcement office, who visited the still earlier in the day, accompanied by an informant, the federal agents swooped down upon the "wildcat distillery'' at o'clock, Thursday evening, arrest- ing William H. Gearhart, 30, and Lewis N. McClain, 23, while operating the still. The still was located in a. woods on what is known as the Snyder place in Hamiltonban township. The farm has been unoccupied for several years and the buildings are in a state of disrepair- Largest Still Seized -The still, the largest ever seized in Adams county, was operated by a five horse-power steam boiler, with coke as the fuel. The apparatus was said by Mr. Harvey to be one of the most complete he has ever seized. Besides the still in operation, the agents seized a .150- gallon. dismantled still, a 300-gallon cooling tank, 40 gallons of. alleged -moonshine liquor, gallons of: whiskey mash- in nine mash vats, a super-heater and a seven-passenger .sedan- type automobile, belonging to Gearhart. Although the federal agents said Gearhart was wearing a 22-calibre loaded revolver in a holster around his waist, he was caught off guard by the suddenness of ihe attack, and made no attempt to put up a fight. BUTT JUSTICE CASE Admits Ownership _. McClain Sed when the agents moved, in, but-he.v-as caught after a chase of about 200 yards. The alleged operators of the stiE had a tent, cooking utensils bedclothing on the place and ap- parently lived there while the still was being operated- Gearhart admitted ownership of the plant and said McClain was only After a hearing for Roy E. Cold- j working for him. According to. Harvey, Gearhart had s. stffl in operation in the cellar of his home at Sabulasvine Shealer Withholds Decision Pending Review By Dis- trict Attorney. the Or- and Mrs. Henry W-. A. Han- son auietlv observed their 29th. wed- flie newest inrmrare Gesigns Councilman ;_ I local draymen to donate a trucK G- Davies. Mary Elizabeth Dougherty, Murray B. Frazee, Carroll W. Jr- Tin, Amy Irene Nary. John J. Sientz and 3JL Ruth Waltemyer; junior, Harmon P. Fumey. Scholastic Honor group, "upper cuiniile, Jessie Mildred _ Appier. Beatrice Mae Benner. Black, Jacob M. Bream, May Chamberlain, Mary Elizabeth Cook, Elizabeth Dougherty. Murray Bennet Frazee, Carroll W. irvin, Archie Reymer Maast. Doris Celia Amy Irene ISTary. George E. Jsuss. Christine Elizabeth Reaver, Jean Rose R The funeral services Saturday with manufacturing concern throughout- brief services at- the home of his the week. son and daughter-in-law. Mr. and An unusually large Mrs. George C. D. Toorney, York, at i-.p. m. and concluding services in the Holtsschwairini church. Inter- ment in the cemetery adjoining the church- Many messages 01 congratulations poured "in during connection the cay from friends in Gettysburg k creek, j and elsewhere throughout the east. 8-year-old Girl smith, 19, Gardners, on a charge of involuntary .manslaughter, Thursday afternoon. Justice of the Peace; John C. Sheaer -withheld de- cision, oending a review of the testi- mony by District Attorney John P. Goldsmith was arrested after an inquest into the death of Mrs. M. Amelia Group, 78. of Idaville, who was struck and fatally injured by an automobile while crossing the Car- lisle road after leaving services at the Idaville Evangelical church, Saturday evening. May 20. Melvin Martoff. Ella Murtoff, William "Wblford and Glenn Cram, all of IdoViiic and vicinity, were called as witnesses at the hearing which developed no new testimony. unbsr Oi cities of ths east are j expected to attend the snow. Cooperating in the snow wili be the Hanover Cabinet company, also j Girl Injured In Ident Leaves cc Local Patrolman Weds T J. uirf on btae acity Is Buried Today Funeral sendees for Mary Anna Slonaker. S-year-old daughter of and Mrs. Frank J. Slonaker. who died at her home on Breckenndge j Goldsmith, who was not repre- street Tuesday evening, were held sented by counsel, did not testily, this morning at 9 o'clock in St. Francis Xavier Catholic church, the Rev. Father Mark E. Stock officiat- ing at a requiem mass. Interment- was in St. Mary's cemetery, McSher- rystown. Pallbearers were Evelyn Adams, Doris Zinkand, Catherine Zinkaad, Sarah Wisotzkey, Sarah Agnes StaSsmith and Helen Jacoby, all i schoolmates of the deceased girl at St. Francis Xavier parochial school. i of tables. In a beautiful setting and before the largest crowd that ever jammed -j- -i -TT "-f-rt! Tns snow win os ooen TO ms puu- i tne largest JLOCal JOlOSplTai', ,ic evening. June 5. when I the State theatre, Hanover, Miss Miss Dolores Small Gettysburg and Adams county peo- S Fleming, daughter of are mvu-ea to tne display aver. OScers of the graduating class i Kenneth "P. Hull, president: Jean Marguerite Rebert. -rice presi- dent; Archie R. Maust-. secretary, j and Carroll W. Irvin. treasurer. The class roll follows: Dorothv M. Adlesberger. Jessie Mildred Appier, Grace Elizabeth Beard, Harold Richard Beattie. Beatrice Mae Benner, M. Kathleen Biack, Dorothy Elznira, Miriam LBller Bowser. Calvin Fill-, more Bream, Jacob M. Bream. Mary Slen Bushman, Nellie Catherine Byer, Maybelle Carver, Delora Mar- garet Case, Helen May Chamberlain, J. Elizabeth Ciapsadale, Helen Leona Cline, Mary Elizabeth "Cook, Benja- min Gordon, Davies, J. Marie Day, Gladys- Viola Derr. Mary Elizabeth Dougherty, Mark A. Eckert, Richard Everhart, Mur- (Continued on Page 2) Tuesday evening., was dischargee as'ns strong toward modernistic. tnaz Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Fleming. Stra- Chester, ts. state otor Tjatrol. son of Emil Roberts, a patient from the Warner "fcos- j A part of the field staff of Of Skins Park, were married on the 1 Louis Dorson Co_ sales of that theatre ar o'clock, Sjinefelter, two. cau; More than 2..000 of Gettrsbarg, were the bride's at- tendants. Esther Fleming, sis- j ter of the bride, was ring-bearer, and the Little Misses Shirley WiBet and Caroline Hartman, Hanover, were Sower girls. Joseph. Hoffman. Get- tysburg, was best man. Lee Merriraan, manager of the Richard McAllister hotel. Business Girls SCHOOL B GUTS TAX BATE Butler .Township Directors Elect One New Teacher For Coming Term. School-directors of Butler town- Tour Battlefield the crash, today was reportec mi-1 cluding Qrovlnsc slowly. 1 Dorson arid William 1 side. FEACTUKES RIGHT Stanley McCiain, aged 15, suf-j fered a fracture of the right arm tnis jmorning while cranking the car of G. M. Neely in. Fairfieid. The fracture was reduced ax the offlce of Dr. Ira M. Henderson, Fairfieid. Berdine. members of the fins, and j The ceremony was performed bv the Chicago and New York sales- the Rev. J. Harold Little, pastor of men. for the company. j the Pines Lutheran church, of which I the bride is a member. The ring j service was used. LOCAL MAN RETIRES j The bride and her attendants C. William Zeigier. York street, j niarched to the stage from the rear was retired Thursday "as a battlefield j of the theatre to the strains of employe, after fifteen years' service, i march, played on the theatre organ by David M. Brown. BIRTH ANXOTJXCSMEXT Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carson, Faii-fieid R. D., announce tile birth of a son, John Calvin, "Wednesday. This is the ninth child of the Car- sons, all of'whom are living. Mr. Zeigier. who readied the retire- ment age after fifteen years, held the rating of stonecutter. He is a few months past his eighty-first birthday anniversary. Strawberry festival, Borinws and Pro- fessional sirls' club, Saturday. .June 10, organist at -Emmanuel church, Hanover. Attendants Reformed was" master of ceremonies, and pre- ceding the ceremony the Harmony trio. Raymond Spangler, Richard Shultz and Harold Little, sang "I Love You Truly." When the was con- cluded, the bride and bridegroom were handcuffed and placed in an old automobile, attached to a tow- truck of the Superior garage, Kew Oxford, and were brought to Gettys- burg by way- of McSherrystown and Bonneauville. Mr. and Mrs. Roberts left this morning by automobile on a ten-day vv-edding trip to the Century of Progress in Chicago. The couple received many valu- able presents from Hanover mer- Miss Beatrice Heck, daughter of chants. Mr. and Mrs. John Heck, Taney- Many residents of Gettysburg and town road, and Miss Freda Spenee, (Continued on Page re- ship, meeting Thursday evening. duced the school tar three mills. and elected one new teacher A. toar of the battlefield, accoin- i elected four others. oanied by six guides, featured the j _Tne school tax was reduced from Thursday evening meeting of federal agents "made it so hot foj. him" that he was f orced" to move the equipment to a less public place. In Maryland, Harvey said, federal agents are without authority to enter a private dwelling to make a raid. Gearhart told Harvey .that the had been in operation, in Adams county for only ten days.- To Face Two.Connts Harvey- said the product of the still was being sold in both Pennsyl- vania and Maryland, and that Gear- hart was operating the plant for a "big shot" in the illicit liquor racket in Maryland. Gearhart and McClain were brought to the Adams county jalL along with the stalls and the 40 gallons of alleged whiskey. Sergeant R. W. Frutchey. of the local sub- station of the state police, was no- tified and will lay informations against the pair, them with -the illegal manufacture and possession of liquor. An additional information, charging Gearhart with a violation of the state uniform firearms' act. also will be laid. Ths informations were to be laid by Sergeant Frutchey today before Jus- tice of the Peace John C. Shealer. To Dynamite Vats Harvey and his men planned to return to the Snyder place today and dynamite the vats, the boiler and otiier exjuipmen; wnica was not Gettysburg business and profession- al girls" club. town- Good brought to the local jaiL Harvey said the place where the still was being operated is in an almost inaccessible wooded section. Last fall. Sergeant Frutchey was informed of a wholesale moonshine Teachers i liquor plant's establishment in the Maude T. j saine vicinity, and conducted a but the raoonshisnrs had the 15 to 12 nulls. Herbert Miller, of Butler j ship, was elected to teach Guides who accompanied the Hope school next year. group were: Rufus Bushman, Wai- j re-elected include Mrs. ter Revnoids, J. A. Hoitzwortn. J. H. 1 Walters. Biglerviiie. G _ Kadef Jona Slavbaugh and James! school: Miss Maud M. Pensyl. either recampec or haa yet- se, lerviile. Bender's school: Hiss S.; up a stil! for operation. Several Thursdav evening the club] Alma Wert. ArendtsvUie, Bridge [large vats were found, but no trace hold a ham and eg? supper at; school, and George A. Shans.iofa stifl. At .that tune Sergeant. cottage, Mem- j Guernsey. Centre Mills school. (Continued on Page 2) Liovd 'Garretson is president of j---------------------- Other members are j WILL IS FILED noon Transportation i Luther Lady, Conrad Guise. Charles j The will of Mrs. Kate Eaugh from theY W. C. j K. Thomas and Roy Raffensperger. Bream, late of Tyrone township, entered to probate in the office of Robert E. Fisher, register and re- corder, by W. KL Klugh, of Le- moyhe. executor The estate is valued at S2.000. Mrs. John Pape's bers wishing to go are requested to j hand in their names not later than j the board. Ttaratov evening at o'clock, secretary. A. inursaav WEATHER REPORT Fair and wanner tonight and Saturday. Prof, and Mrs. Paul Cessna, Bal- timore street, have returned from a visit with friends and relatives at Rainsburg, Pa., -and Cumberland. Maryland._____ HOSPITAL REPORT Mrs. C. W. Epley and Kathleen LEAVE FOR FAIR B. E. Benner and J. W. Martin, Iron Springs R. 1: J. E. Brunfc Big- ierville. and Miss Evelyn Bream, f Fairfieid road, left today by autoaio- i bile for Chicago where they will at-! and Winifred Jones, both of Get- tend the Century of Progress. They i tysburg, were discharged as pa- expect to return home next Friday, tients from the "Warner hospital. NEWSPAPER! ;