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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - June 21, 1933, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania GOOD EVENING If the tancue could kfll few persons woald ever die of old WEATHER Showers THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Member of The Associated Press Truth, Our Public Good Our "Aim ESTABLISHED 1902 OUTSTANDING LEADERS HERE FORS. MEET Speakers For Annual State Convention In October Are Announced. GETTYSBURG, PA., WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 21, 1933. EXPECT DELEGATES HERE Read By Nearly Everybody In Adams County PBICE THREE CENTS Italian Air Fleet! Ready for Flight to U. S. Outstanding leaders in the field of Sunday school education are on the program for the seventy-first annual state convention of the Pennsylvania state Sabbath school! association to be held here Octo- ber 11, 12 and 13, Dr. M. Hadwm Prisoner, general chairman of the convention committee, announced today. Bishop Adna Leonard, of Pennsylvania, will deliver the convention sermon on the theme, Changeless Christ in a Chang-- ing and others on the pro- gram include the Rev. Clarence W. Cranford, of the Logan. Baptist church, Philadelphia, who will lead the devotionals; "Walter D. Ed- dowes, of the Cannel Presbyterian church, Philadelphia, director of music; Boy Burkhart, of the Inter- bational Council of Christian Edu- cation, Young -People's specialist; Dr. Owen C. Brovm, executive sec- retary of the American Baptist publication society, adult specialist; Dr. Paul K. "Vleth, of Yale Tinrver- sifcy, school administration SDecial- Ist. State Secretary Coming "Doctor Vieth and Mr. Burkhart "be the speakers at the Srst evening session of the convention- Speakers Ior the evening session the following cay will foe John A. McSparran. state secretary of ag- riculture, and Mrs A- Boole, president of the national W. C- T. 17. An "Adams County win he observed on the closing evening of the convention, tritri a monster raHy of all young" 'peopie--in Bounty. __ The" general "convention head- qaurters win be maintained at the Hotel Gettysburg. To Meet In Churches Sessions win be held in the fol- lowing churches: Children's division, Christ Lu- theran church; Toung People's di- vision, St. Lutheran churcB.: adult division, Presbyterian churcn: school administration division. Methodist Episcopal church, and the leadership training, -week-day religious education and vacation school division at Trinity Reformed church. The convention mil anjourn for- mally at noon on Friday, October 13, in order to give the delegates an opportunity to tour the cattle- field and visis Adams county's apple orchards. 3T. B. Schnurman is in charge of the various tours. The registration fee for this year's convention linir be only SI, half of the usual fee. An attendance of between. and persons is expected for the convention. Rev. Haf er Named To State Office Of Sons Of Vets The Rev, L. B. Hafer, Lincoln avenue, pastor of the York Springs Lutheran church, was elected jua- ior vice commander of the Perm- j sylyania department Sons of Union 1 Veterans of the Cm! war, ai the an- j nual encampment sn Pittsburgh last week. News of the Rev. Mr. Ha- I fer's election to the state office was recehed from Pittsburgh this morn- ing. Ousted by Georgia Troops STATE POLICE Gen, Italo Balbo, aviation minister who is one of t he leaders of the projected flight of Zi Italian seaplanes to the Chicago world's fair, is shown inspecting his command at Lake Orbetello, Italy, wnere the flight win start as soon as weather conditions "are favorable. The men are standing- in front of some of the planes that wfll be -used on the flight. (Associated Press Photo.J Odd Fellows To Hold Memorial Services Sunday1 Gettys lodge, 124. Independent j Order of Odd Fellows, will hold its! to Come Here for Sunday Service To Hold Sunday School Meeting: At Miimmasburg An all-cay Sunday school meet- I ing will be held at the Muramas- annual memorial service m Ever- 5 -Corner Eodeheaver, nationally j burg. church Sunday. green cemetery Jiere, Sunday after- j known baritone, choral leader and At g lhe .nv -Bmr T> TT noon, July 2, Prof- B. H. Saltzer, i recently a chairman of the committee, an- nounced today. principal speaker for the oc- pie, of AUentown, a past grand of the state lodge of Odd Fellows. A parade from the lodge rooms m. the First National bank building, center square, won be held preceding the exercises in the cemetery. Members of other Odd lodges in Adams county, trie Mary Gettys Rebekan lodge and the York Cantons have been invited to par- ticipate in the service- an evangelist, will be In charge of the Sunday evening service at the Gettysburg Methodist Episcopal i church, at o'clock. Mr. Rodehearer. who first gamed fame through his long association YOUTH FACES U. S. CHARGE Theodore Fleming, Who Ad- mits Stealing Car, In Cus- tody Of U. S. Agent. An agent of the department of justice came to Gettysburg today to take into custody Theodore Fleming, 19. of Fairfield, arrested here last Saturday evening by state police on a, charge of stealing the automobile of John Holer, Bigler- R. D., June 4. Fleming wSl be prosecuted in the federal courts on a charge of steal- ing an automobile and driving it into another state. Fleming ad- mitted, state police said, that after he and an accomplice stole the ma- chine at Bender's church, while the owner attending services, they drove through Maryland, West Vrr- ginia and Ohio, where the alleged _ accomplice left Fleming. Fleming then drove the machine to Bedford county where he "fell in" Raymond Singer, 20, of Six COUNTY MAN WEDS TUESDAY Edward Olmger, Of-Bon- neauville, And Miss Mar- garet Havrn Married. Miss Margaret; M. Hawru daugh- j ter of Mir. and Mrs. A. "J. Hatni. j Hanover, and Edward Olmger, Jr.. t son of Edward Olinger. Bonneau- -srere maried Tuesday mom- ing at 7 o'clock at a" nuptial high mass in St. Joseph's Catholic church, Hanover, by the Very Her. James A. Huber, rector. They followed by the Sunday- school les- son, led by Samuel Musselman, ac o'clock. At 10 o'clock "WIDiani Martin, of Menges Mills, will speak on "X-esson Preparation." O. O. MUler, of Akron. -Kill address the j group on "Our Interests in South I as a. m. Folio-King a song service 1 [o'clock, a children's period will be conducted, by Raymond Mayer at 1.30. Ricriard Danner, of Hanover, i -slE speafc on "BuiTa-rig" YbuthT- Jac 2 p. m. -TJnto the "Gtterrcost i win be the subject of the I address o'clock. I A song service at o'clock fol- by a sermon by Kichard Dan- Iner and an address by William 1 Martin will conduce the program. 1 I COUNTY DRYS START DRIVE .y Will Inaugurate Campaign In Support Of Eighteenth Amendment. with famed Biily Sunday, evangel- j been conducting choral ist. has work sn connection with, church! men. attended by Miss Helen S3ser. Bon- neauviile, and Richard Sanders Hanover. The bride wore a dress of satin trimmed m shadow and a veil, and earned of white rosebuds. The bridesmaid j coherence 01 tne united j cified wore a dress of yeilo- and white! Brethren church, at Gretna. He Friends of the eighteenth, amend- i ment in Adams countv launch a defense of the amend- aeeting in i the Methodist church, of Gettysburg hat and shoes and carried a boa- concludes _ his services at ne co-craaesnis services to seiec to o'clock. de- coramictee of the campaign. ouet of yellow and pink rosebuds, j Following the cereinonv a wedding; breakfast was served to the bridal arid cozne to Gettysburg late party and relatives at the home Suncay aftemoon- of the bnde's parents, after which WnSs Gettysburg: ne wnl oe a Mr and Mrs "oiinger left on a guest of his personal friena. Josepa at _hg next Monday. The wedding trip to Locust Gap. A reception was held Tuesday H. Chaznberlin, at The Tavern- Mr. Rodehearer will be in cnarge BERiES Link Local Safe Blow- ings With Similar Cases In Other Counties. DILLSBURG MAN ROBBED MONDAY That the three safe robberies at Biglerviile. Monday night, were the J. W. Bamett Georgia, highway board chairman, is shown be- ing escorted from the highway bcalding, Atlanta, by Adj. Gen. Lindley Camp after Gov. Engeae Talmadge had declared martial law in a bud- get dispute. Finding: approximately hi highway funds tied up by an-injunctioa by highway officials who refused to comply with bis orders to discharge five engineers, the governor took charge by calling- out troops and seizing- the highway department and other executive offices. (Associated Press Photo.) Fined S10 For wori of the same gang which has staged similar "jobs" in York. Lan- caster and Dauphin counties ia re- cent weeks -was the opinion ex- pressed today by Sergeant S_ W. Frutchey, of the state who is directing the investigating into the BiglerviUe robberies, which netted the thieves a total of Over lasc -week-end, a safe was blown open with nitro-glycerm at Htmgerford, York county, but only a-small sum of money was Stolen. Similar safe-cracking "jobs" have been staged in surrounding coun- ties in recent weeks. T-infr Other Eobberies State police see a connection be.- tween the robberies at Biglerville and the hold-up of A. Bentz, a farmer, by two men at the ga- rage ac his home, near Dillsburg, Monday evening. The robbers stole SIS from Bentz. Bentz had just returned to his home when the attack: occurred. He tad driven his car into the ga- rage and when he stepped from the machine he was confronted by a heavily bufic man. The latter struck Bentz a severe blow in the face, which, however, did not knock iifm down. 'Bentz rallied and gave battle to his foe and succeeded in holding own in the melee, until his ad- versary's companion made ap- pearance. The latter threw Bentz to the ground and the suddenness of the attack left him in a dazed condition. The men nSed his clothes and then disappeared. in a short time Mr. Bentz recov- ered and called for help. "His son, Clarence, ancJ Harry Fehl, who re- sides there, tveni; to his aid and as- sisted. Mr. Bentz to the house. Only 15 minutes before lhe hold-up Law- rence Bentz. another son, had re- turned home, placed his car in the garage and resired. The victim of the robbery said that as lie was driving in the drive- Code Violation Charged with overtaking and passing another vehicle on the crest of a hill on the Hanover road, C 1L. Shipley, of Baltimore, was arrested, Tuesday afternoon, by Patrolman F. Mayers, of the local sub-sta- tion of the state motor patrol. Ar- raigned before Justice of the Peace John C Sheaier, Shipley paid a fine of and costs. Local Men Enroll At Michigan Univ. Preston Amspacher, an instruc- tor ac Gettysburg college, and Don- ald Stoner, Baltimore street, an in- structor at Washington, and. Lee university, left today by motor for Ann Arbor...Michigan, where they will enroll in the summer school at the University of' Stichigan. This is Stoner's second year at the Michigan summer school. He is working for his master's degree. FATHER SEEKS CUSTODY OF CHILDREN HERE Petitions Court For Writ Of Habeas Corpus Return- able July 1. BOY, 8, GIRL, 6, WITH MOTHER GETS FROM BEER REVENUE Littlestown Is Next With S500, McSher- rystown New Oxford S225. COUNTY TO NET TOTAL OF R. Blame Krtzmilier, Adams county treasurer, today sent checks to eight boroughs in ths county, representing their share of the 1933 tax from licenses issued to dis- pensers of the new 32 beer. Gettysburg's share. S1.450. the largess portion, is more than the amount Adams county will receive from the issuance of beer licenses, exclusive of the S10 fee which ac- companied each application. Other boroughs in the county re- ceived the following checks: I-ittlestown. S500; McSherrystown. S475; New Oxford. East Ber- lin, S150; Abboctsiown. Bigler- ville. S75. and Tork Springs. S75. The county treasurer said the county has received S4.470 from the 49 licenses issued to wholesalers, re- tailers and clubs. "When the va- rious boroughs receive their checks, the remaining county share will be The county also receives the proceeds from the S10 license fee applications, making a total of FARRELL NAMED SUPERVISOR OF FOREST GAMP Charles Heilman, Francis Smith And Francis Cole Are Work Foremen. WORK STARTED ON LOCAL PARK Judge Donald P. McPherson has! as ae was onving in tne csnve- j way- he sa-w a man standing a short issued a -writ of on j distance from the garage, off the public road. evening at the home, of the bnde's i services Sunday evez sister, Mrs. Bernard G. Snath. Hanover. The young couple will begin housekeeping in a newly- furnished home in Hanover. Both are employed the Xittlestown shoe factory. Mile Run, a former prisoner with apartment. Fleming at the Huntingdon re- f ormatory. The automobile was re- I covered after it was abandoned at j Bedford. i Singer, who was arrested -with Fleming here last Saturday evening, turned over to Bedford coun- j ty authorities, Tuesday, er C. Richard Eckenrode. son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Scsenrode, Hittlestown, ana Miss Marie Reitz- ner. daughter of Robert Reitzner. Eimhurst, iNesr York, were united in marriage on Jane 4 in St. Ga- briel's Elmhurss. by the Rev. Father Foley. They were at- tended by Richard Xsrea and Miss Catherine Reitzner. a sister of the bride. The newlyweds. accompanied by the bride's father and sister. Miss Freta, spent a week at the home of Mr. Eckenrode's parents, after which they returned to York, where they have gone to housekeeping in a newly-furnished Boy, 10, Submits To Appendix Removal "Bobbie" Fortenbaiigh. 10-year- old son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert For- j of tne nonairiating cora- when he is espectd to sing several solos, conduct community smgmg and lead m church, services. oiganizataon. will be extended into every voting precinct of the coun- ty. The Rev. Dr. O. 3. Poulson, of Euntington, secretary of the ex- ecutive committee of the state emergency conference, will be pres- ent to address the meeting, and to give counsel in conducting the cain- paign. An invitation is extended to aH the active workers among the tem- perance forces of the county, in- pastors, Sunday school and active temperance workers without otaaal station- Rev. Dr. Barl J. Bowman, secessed appends at the "Warner early this afternoon. The lad is reported 10 have withstood the operation nicely. to or- irganizatioa De eSected. ACTOR SEEKS DIVORCE LOCAL OIRL IS .SECBETLYJffi Miss Eida Klinefelter And Philip O. Neth Married Last Februarv. SHUMAN HEADS LOCAL LIONS Shenff John C. Wible to bnng Jo- seph A. Mathews, 8. and his sister. Genevieve Myrtle 6, into court on July 1. for a hear-1 Succeeds Roy W. Wentz As President Of Gettvsburg Civic Club. ing to determine custody of the chQdren. According to a petition for the wnt of habeas corpus, presented to j C. Ross Shuman, Broadway, was the court by District Attorney John elected president of the Gettysburg P. Butt, on behalf of the children's I Icons' club at the weekly meeting, father. Josenh A. Mathews. of J Monday evening, at the Log Cabin Manchester township. York coun-'inn. Caledonia. Mr. Sh-uman. pro- ty. the children are in the custody of Shurnan's Cut Bare store, of their sro.her Mrs. Myrtle J. j Baltimore street, succeeds Roy "W Announcement was mace today j Mathews. Breckenncge street. PWentz, East iiigh street, as presi- of the marriage of Miss Eida j The petition sets fortn that SSinefelter, daughter of Martin has "failed to properly! Other oScers chosen i SOmefeiter, York street, and anc3 maintain" the children 30- E. H. Bertram, Professor J. ip O. Xeth, son. of Mr. and Mrs. and has "restrained them of their j Floyd Siaybaugh and Professor Ira John 2vetlx of Colliers. West Vir- liberty." iy. Baker, vice presidents: Professor Edward J. for many years a prominent road builder, con- tractor and operator of a. stone quarry and recently an employe of the Gettvsburg national military park, has been appointed su- perintendent of Gettysburg's civil- ian conservation corps reforestation camp at a salary of approximately per month. He assumed his new duties morning. Simultaneous with the announce- ment of Mr. Farrell's appointment came -scord of the approval by the national park service and. the third corps area of the temporary appointment as work foremen of Francis I. Smith and Charles Keil- man, of Gettysburg, and Francis Cole, of The latter three temporary appointments pro- vide for a salary of month each. To Name Others Other appointments are expected to be made in she early future, or as soon as several work, projects for the local battlefield are appro-red by the third corps area and. addi- tional work foremen are required. Announcement of t.hp appoint- ments were made this morning by James R. McConaghie, superin- tendent of the Gettysburg- national park, after the latter had received, telegraphic confirmation from Bal- timore. The local reforestation camp is known as Xauonal Military park Camp No. 1 or Civilian Conserva- tion Corps Camp Ko. 385. Several new trucks, tools and other equipment incident to the re- forestation worK to- be down by Gettysburg's camp of _ colored re- cruits have been received and a small crew of the men. stationed here are on duty cleaning up several unsightly spots on the battlefield and doing some grading. The ac- tual work wul be started by a full contingent as soon as the -work: projects are approved and the local camp is placed in permanent readi- ness. To Build Mess Han Lumber for the construction of a large raess fran 20 fay 120 feet, kitchen, cables, latrines, tent floors and. other equipment at the camp will be received here Saturday and the workers will start construction of the permanent buildings early next week. The firm of Good and Son, of Quincy. Pa., received the lumber contract. The contract figures have not been made public here, pending disposition of several other bids- Superintendent McConaghie this morning took occasion to explain trie reason for some of the battle- field roads being dusty, after re- ceiving: several complaints from lo- cal residents. Mr. McConaghie said that the roads were covered with, fine gravel and sand after the re- surfacing had been completed and a few days of not; weather the oil will be drawn to the surface and saturate the fine loose gravel or sand thus making the roads dust- prcof. Arrangernents were comple'efi this morning for the installation of a telephone at tne local C. C. C. camp Electric lights are also ex- pected to be strung throughout the camo within a short time. COMMUNICATION ginia. The ceremony was perform- ed at Bedford. February 3, by the The father's petition aces that j Guile W. Lefever. secretary. 2. H. he has a five-room house :n Man- I Dougherty, treasurer; C. C. .Trestle Rev. George "L Melhorn, pastor of f Chester to-smship where he is able j and Major Bertram, directors: C. John Kepner, 85, The bnce. who was sraduated 1928, has been employed as a ste- nographer in the offices of Keith Hardv. was sued for divorce on the j and Sheely, Gettysburg aitoraeys- i grounds of mental cruelty by his j at-law, for five years. John Kepner, 35. a life-long 1 wife. Lois. Yesterday Oliver Hardy, Mr. Neth. who was a member of I Hollywood, June 21 than a month ago Stan Laurel, of i the motie comedy team Laurel and the Bedford Lutheran churc unattended. properly care for and raise C-cccrja, tail and Pro- i children. Ifessor Baker, lion timer dent of Adams county, dzed in Cum- moon-faced and ponderous, filed BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Mr. and Mrs. Bemie Criswell, Kunterstown, announce the birth of a daughter Tuesday. Both mother and babe are doing nicely. Undergoes Operation On His Injured Knee Emory H. Forrest, York street, dislocated his right knee in a fall down a flight of stairs at the Murphy building, Baltimore street, last Thursday, submitted to an op- eration at. the Warner hospital this morning in which torn ligaments in the knee, torn by the fall, were joined. berland county, Tuesday evening at o'clock, of complications. He was a son of the iaxe Enoch and Margaret (McCIeaf) Kepner. and is survived fay his widow, whose maiden name was Miss Margaret Shaffer: one son. Frank Kepner. Fairfieid R. B., and three sisters, Mrs. Harry Xint, Mt. Hoce: Mrs Charles Bowers, Gettysburg R. D., and Miss Ruth Kepner. Hanover. Funeral services Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Mt. Hope United Brethren church, the Rev. Fred Christman, Biglerville, officiating. Interment in the cemetery adjoin- ing the church. suit against his wife. Myrtle, on the same grounds. 3IEETING The June meeting of the Woman's York street. the class of 1934 at Gettysburg college -until he quit school, is now employed by Charles S. Mumper, Gettysburg. Mr. and Mrs. Keih are now re- siding in the Rex apartments, auxiliary of the Annie M. Warner hospital will be held at the nurses' home next Monday o'clock. afternoon at AT BOARD MEETING WEATHER REPORT Partly cloudy Probably show- ers Thursday in in north por- tions late toniglit. "Warmer in east portion tonight. The Rev. Dr. Earl J. Bowman, j pastor of St." James' Lutheran j church, and the Rev. William C. Shaffer, of Allentown, row teaching at Camp Nawakwa. both members of the board of the Lutheran deaconess home in Baltimore, will attend a meeting of the board in the Monumentql City. Thursday. To Present Plav i Jaines P. Cairns and Professor C. Keefauver, directors, cos- jtmue in office. In COUnty Church 1 Sex; Monday evening, the club ,tvill observe Boys' Msht at Log A prohibition play. Cabin mn. with Chief Strongwolf will be given in the Bendersviile ine speaker. Lutheran church, Sunday evening. July 2. under the direction of the j Local GM Heads Rev. S M. Short, district supenn- tendent of the anti-saloon league. Twenty-three residents of Benders- viile and vicinity will participate in the show. The performance will begin at o'clock. F. B. SLONAKER RETIRES Having reached the age limit prescribed by the federal govern- ment, Frank B. Slonaker, Balti- more street, fireman at the Gettys- burg postoffice for 15 will retire on a pension next Tuesday morning. Class Of Nurses Mr. and Mrs. William Voornees. West Middle street, todaj received word thai their daughter. Miss Dorothy Voorhees. has successfully passed the probationary period of training at the nurses' training school of Grace Methodist Episcopal hospital, Brooklyn, New York, and is included on the honor roll there. She ranked nrst anatomy, ethics, practical nursing. in her class in bandaging and To The Gettysburg Times: What is framor? No matter our individual answers may be to this ire -nill all agree that the time, the place and the occasion, play a very iiapcrtast part in. is known as real hnraor. There is also such a thing: as one's crowd" in recount- ing what to ns may be very funny, for this same hamor may be lost or even resented, trhen imposed on the general public. I am referring- to the second article in the second colnmn of the paper Tuesday twentieth- This article is interesting and veir readable, as the head lines cang-ht one's eyes, the ques- tion Is this hnmor? Dear paper, of which -ane are justly proud and to which tee look forward each evening- with. the keenest we aD hope for a sense of btnnor -vre expect from yoa the same sense of fitixess. Signcd, One looks forward to jnoa each, evening-. SPAPJLRl
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