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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - October 7, 1933, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania GOOD EVENING It Is no longer considered good form to say: "I beg your pardon." Except, of course, when you speak to a governor. WEATHER Cloudy. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Member of The Associated Press Truth, Our Public Good Our Aim Read By Nearly Everybody Jn Adams County ESTABLISHED 1902 GETTYSBURG, PA., SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 7, 1933. PRICE THREE CENTS NOTED CHURCH WORKERS WILL BE AT CONFAB ONE K111 FD behind picket line me seamless IUDC company s plant, at Ambnrtfce. Fifteen were wounded. The attack took place after strikers balked at orders to quit the picket line and go home. Above picture was made at the height of the battle. Citizen-deputies, hastily sworn in, are wearing white handkerchiefs around their arms. 'Associated Press Photo.) a barrage of bullets, tear gas and swinging: night sticks, as 200 deputy sheriffs charged a disorderly linc at the Spang-Chaifant seamless tube company's plant, at Ambridfce. Fifteen were wounded. Prominent Figures To Attend Sunday School Conven- tion Here. BISHOP TO.GIVE KEYNOTE SERMON' The final meeting of the local committee in charge of the con- vention will be held Sunday at p. m. in the lobby of Hotel Gettysburg. All chairmen are re- quested to be present. Plans have been completed for the seventy-first annual convention of the Pennsylvania .state Sabbath school association to be held here October 11, 12 and 13. More than delegates are expected to at- tend. The opening session will be held I at the Majestic theatre at o'clock, Wednesday morning, with Frank E. Parkhurst, of Wilkes- Barre. first vice president of the as- sociation, presiding. After the opening devotionals by the Rev. Dr. Clarence W. Cran- lord, pastor of Logan Baptist j church, Philadelphia, H. E. Paisley, j of Philadelphia, president of the I association, will open the conven- j tion and appoint committees. j Dr. Henry W. A. Hanson, presi- i dent of Gettysburg college, will i formally welcome the delegates and the response will be given by H. C. i Heckerman, of Bedford. Convention Sermon j ......The' keynote convention sermon y will be preached by the Rev. Dr. Adna W. Leonard, of Pittsburgh, i bishop of the western area of the Methodist Episcopal church. The president's annual address will be given by Mr. Paisley, treasurer of: the Reading company, at the open- ing session. j Meetings for all delegates will be lheld at the theatre on Thursday and Friday mornings, with simul- I taneous conferences on different phases of Sunday school work at j Gettysburg's churches each after- j noon. Evening meetings also will be held in the churches. j Among the prominent leaders in Sunday school work who will ad-1 dress plenary sessions and confer-1 ences are Dr. W. K. Ober. president j of Elizabethtown college. Elizabeth- town; the Rev. Dr. Roy A. Burk-! hart, Chicago, Illinois; Thomas j Merry-weather, director of the Crime prevention association, Philadel- phia; J. Stanley Burrows. Lancas- ter; Dr. Walter B. Greenway, presi- dent of Beaver college, Jenkintown; i the Rev. Dr. G. L. Schalier. Harris- j burg; Dr. A. Monroe Hall. Williams- port; the Rev. Dr. Henry E. New York city; Dr. Paul H. Veith. Yale university; the Rev. Robert J.' Gottschall, Norristown; the Rev.; Fred D. Wentzel, Philadelphia; i Prof. O. R. Myers, Huntington; the; Rev. Dr. C. C. Cribbs. Pittsburgh; the Rev. John W. Elliott, Philadel- phia; Prof. Paul M. Limbert, New! York city; the Rev. Edward L. Jun- j kin, Lewisburg; the Rev. L. E. Wil- j son. York; Clifford S. Heinz, Pitts-j burgh; Dr. J. S. Armentrout, Phila- i delphia; the Rev. Dr. J. A. Meek. Reading; Hon. John A. McSparran, Harrisburg; Mrs. Ella A. Boole, tional president of the W. C. T. U..! New York city; Mrs. Crystal Bird' Fauset. Philadelphia; Miss Pearl Rosser, Philadelphia; Miss Prances M. Hedden, Newark. New Jersey; i Mrs. Kathryn Holsopple, Royers-! ford; Miss Mary Nesbit. Scranton, and Miss Elsie G. Rodgers. Ridley Park, Philadelphia. 1 Election of Officers Election of officers is scheduled for the Friday morning session. At noon that day, the annual world's pilgrim dinner will be held at the (Continued on Page 2) Local Girl Is Honored At Hood Seven-Year-Old Girl Suffers Fracture Of SkullWhenStruckBy A uto; Shoes Torn Off Janet Herman Also Suffers Multiple Lacera- tions And Contusions Of Head And Face As She Steps In Front Of Automobile, After Alighting- From School Bus. .ARENDTSVILLE MAN SAYS HE DID Simon Howard Cline, NOT SEE GIRL UNTIL TOO LATE Miss Marion Miller, daughter of! Dr. and Mrs. E. A. Miller, Baltimore street, elected first assistant business manager of the Blue and Grey, the weekly newspaper at Hood college, Frederick, where Mil- lei- is a member of the junior class. Miller lias also been elected to serve as chairman of the committee in charge of the junior-senior prom to be given in the winter. i 67, Succumbs To Complication Of Diseases. Hold Final Rites r1 11 r1 157. i i For Mrs. Ketterman College T RunWlld In Annual Parade' And Cause Damage Of Of Mes Funeral services for Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Ketterman. widow of John Ketterman, who died at the home of her son-in-law and daugh- ter. Mr. and Mrs. Allen A. Miller, near Arendtsville, Wednesday afternoon, were held from the Mil- ler home this morning, with con- i wild" during eluding services at Flohr's Luther- j Gettysburg, an church. The Rev. George B. Ely, her pastor, officiated, assisted by the Rev. John Rice, of Arendts- vilie. was in the ceme- tery, adjoining Fhe church. Six grandsons, Paul, Harry, Carl. Raymond. John anci Clarence Ket- terman, were pallbearers. Word was received here today of the death of Sherman Hoffman, a native of Adams county, in Van Carter.. Illinois, Thursday. He was 55 years of age. Cause of death Gettysburg college freshmen "ran Majestic theater. the students could no: be learned. went to the hailwav on the second i Mr- HoITrnan a son of the floor of the Hotel Ge-uvsburg annex, j and Levina Bittinger where thev attempted to start a fire I of Arendtsville. He left with corn fodder taken from the jthis approximately thirty theatep lobby. Thev also broke and was a telegraph op- MRS, E. SMITH, 19, EXPIRES Simon Howard Cline, 67, a re- tired farmer, died at his home near Fountaindale, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock of complications. He was born and always resided near Foun- taindale. Surviving are his widow, the Sor- caused damage estimated in excess of S100. a pajarna parade in Friday evening, and by police Strtick by an automobile with such force that her shoes were ripped from her feet, Janet Herman; 7. suffered a frac- tured skull, a broken left leg and multiple lacerations and contusions on the Lincoln highway in front of Kane's store, one mile west of Cashtown. Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock, a few minutes after she left a school bus to walk to her home. The injured girl was first taken to the office of Dr. M. N. Harris, Cashtown, where 19 stitches were used to close lacer- j ations on her head and face. She was then brought to the Warner hospital in the Gettysburg-ambulance. Little Janet, a daughter of Mrs. Alma Herman, of Han- i over, resides with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Clar- ence Shultz. near Kane's store, and is a pupil in the first grade of the Franklin township consolidated school. One of the first children to alight from the school bus, mer Sara Kint. and the following j driven by Daniel Mickley, Cashtown garageman, after the Hoiciing onto towels and yelling at the top of their voices, the year- lings snase-dancec! through the rr.ain streets, taking fruit green grocery store dis- plays, knocking down signs, holding lights in the hallway and unwound eralor ir' his home town. the fire hose. At the theater, the i He is sul'vlved by his widow, who from students broke a window in the I Tv'as Rosie Deardorff, cashier's box. anci Uvo daughters, Mynle and Ruth, both at home. Four half- In center square, the students ran PRICE OF EGOS JUMPS 3 CERTS numer- roughshod over the flower plot, de- j spite the efforts of officers to Mrs- Clayton Bosserman. Ar- 'endtsville: Mrs. Minnie Pieffer. Philadelphia, and Miss Annie Hoff- man, Lancaster, also survive. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon in Van Catten. Other Commodities Remain Firm At Local Curb Todav. i up traffic and irfciulging In j ous other pranks. I Only the promise, of Dr. Henry j them. They also tore down two j W. A. Hanson, president of the i state highway department direc- j school, to pay all damage resulting tion signs around the flower plot. j from the demonstration, saved sev- i Break Hotel Chairs eral of the freshmen from being ar- i A number of chairs on the front rested, police said. i porch of the Eagle hotel were car- Break S25 Scales ried away and broken, and a light J. B. Wmeman, center square j car on Chambersburg street was grocer, reported damage og At j picked up bodily and slightly clam- his place, the students broke a 525 j aged. computing scales, upset baskets of j A car owned by Jeff Davis, Han- apples and broke a display table leg. i over street, and parked on North After attempting to "crash" the Washington street, was pushed into the Tiber as the students started college-ward. The demonstration followed a mass meeting at Brua Chapel. Fri- day evening, in preparation for the football game today. sisters. Mrs. Ira P. Taylor. Bigler- Except for eggs which rose three cents to 35 cets a dozen, prices of other commodities continued firm at curb marketa this morning. Offer- ings were abundant and buying was brisk. Prices of leading commodities follow: Sweet potatoes, SI a bushel; Irish i potatoes. S1.25 a bushel; corn. 15 j .Moves To Settle and 20 cents a dozen; dressed j Coa] chickens. 50 cents to Si.25 each; dressed ducks. 90 cents to Si.35 20 sMiss Kate Grouse i Is Laid To Rest DEMOCRATS TO ORGANIZE GLOBS Six Committeemen Named To Form Groups In Their Localities. sons ,and daughters: Mrs. Emma field. R. D.: James Cline. nersville; Mrs. William Harbaugh, Cascade. Maryland; Mrs. John Gil- j land. Zora; Harry Cline, Green- j stone; Mrs. Albert Warren. Fair- field R. D.; Mrs. Ivan Fab-field R. D.. and Mrs. Ellis Hard- man, Greenstone. j Thirty-eight grandchildren, one j great-grandchild, one brother. Law- son Cline. Johnstown, and three sisters, Mrs. Samuel Baer. Wilming- ton. Delaware; Mrs. Lydia Willard, Topeka, Illinois and Mrs. Missouri Eyler, Fail-field R. D., also survive. Brief funeral services from the Cline home, Monday morning at 10 o'clock, with further services from the Fountaindale Methodist Episco- pal church at o'clock, the Rev. Paul Mushgrove, Highfield, officiat' ing, assisted by the Rev. Edward Conrad, of Monterey. Mr. Cline was a member of the Fountaindale Methodist Episcopal church and he also belonged to the Junior Order of United American Mechanics, Pen Mar council. No. 25. G, 0, P, DEPLORES HIGH TAXES AND WASTE IN FOODS pules In State. each; sausage. 20 cents a pound; scrapple. 10 cents a pound; pudding. 15 cents a pound; spare ribs. 15 cents a pouncl: sirloin. 40 cents a pound; apple butter. 20 cents a quart; apples, 50 cents to S1.50 a bushel: pears. SI.50 a bushel; to- rn a iocs. 30 and 40 cents a basket: cauliflower. 5 to 20 cents a head: egg plant. 5 and 10 cents a head; cantaloupes. 5 to 15 cents each; peppers, 8 cents a dozen: turnips, 10 cents a quarter peck: lima beans. 35 cents a quart: spring chickens. 18 cents a pound, and carrots, red beets and radishes. 5 cents a bunch. By theo A. P. With coal and steei strike areas in a state of comparative calm, the eyes of industry today turned to Washington where now moves are underway to bring peace between workers and employers. As President Roosevelt meets with One hundred and fifty persons attended a meeting of the Adams county democratic committee at the court house, Friday evening. James C. Cole, chairman, presided. Upon the suggestion of W. Clar- Funeral services for Miss Katie cnce Sheely. Esq.. one of the speak- Crouse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.! ers- -six Committeemen were named John Crouse and life-long resident i tu form democratic clubs in hteir of Gettvsburg. who died Thursday j respective districts. Each commit- morning at her home on West! teeman will work out the details of street, were held this afternoon j his organization, (from the Bender funeral home, the! The Committeemen named are !Rev. E. L. Eslinger. pastor of the Louis w- Wagaman. Amos Baker, Methodist Episcopal church, offici- I Clarence Schwartz. J. Walter Kug- ating. j Harvey Raffenspergcr and Harry J. Troxell. Other speakers Mrs. Erinan Smith Mrs. Gertrude Atkinson Men- chey Smith. 19. wife of Ennan i Smith, died at Johns Hopkins hos- j pital, Baltimore, Tuesday morning. Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband, whom she married in 1931. a brother. Charles Atkinson, and her uncle and aunt. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Menchey. Lincoln Way. west, with whom she resided all her life until three years ago. Funeral services were held in Bal- timore on Wednesday. Morris Stansbury Bee leaders of the steel industry in an wcrc j D effort to set-ue finally the spread western Pennsylvania mine I _ _, _ strike, pickets maintained vigil C' Zcpp'_________ under the watchful gaze of law officers. The picketing continues in steel i mills at. Ambrioige and Clairton. Pa., i and at Steubenville. Ohio, scenes: of violent clashes between deputies i j County Man Is Wedded Sept. 22 Miss Marietta V. Barbour. daugh- and worker- demanding recognition. ter thn rllf Ues through application of the coal On a team coached by J. Donald code was expresseci by Donald Rich- Swope.. Esq.. M. W. Slansbury. Bai- bcrg N R A counsel, as he con- timore street, won an old-fashioned ferTecj Vvith miners and owners spelling match in the social rooms j apier UP outburst of inter-union included State Senaotr John S. Rice. G. M. Neely. committee .secretary; Louis W. Wagaman, Clayton F. Palmer, Amos Baker. P. .A. T. Bower. Carl Wr. Kane, John C. Bream and F. X. Colgan. 'Harry Cratin, of Littlestown. was elected treasurer of the county committee, succeeding the late Miss Lily Dougherty, of Gettysburg, who held that position a number of years. Mrs. Herman Kleer Is Here From West of the Gettysburg Presbyterian church, Friday evening. D. J. For- ney captained the losing team. The words were pronounced by Charles W. Bcachem and Professor Guile W. Lefever. About 30, men and women participated. Charades also furnished enter- tainment during the evening. Re- freshments were served. Mrs. Herman Kleer. of Redfield. South Dakota, and her 20-month ,old daughter, Mary Jane Kleer. ar- 'rived in Orrtar.na. Friday night to visit with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Woodward. Orrtanna R. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Kleer reside on a large ranch near Redfield where Mr. Kleer is one of the most successful cattlemen of the west. Mr. and Mrs. Kleer met while the latter was j employed in a New York store. Three years later they were married after Mr. Kleer erected a large j home for his bride-to-be. Mr. Woodward, a former baseball player in his younger days, is re- membered by local old-timers as "Janey." He caught on the local ball club for three years and was signed by a big league club in Philadelphia but refused to report preferring to go in for farming. Six Sons Carry Father To Grave warfare in southern Illinois. At Karrisburg. Illinois, national guardsmen patrolled the scene of rioting and shooting, with one mine closed by order of Governor Horner. Invited to the Washington con- ference by President Roosevelt are Myron Taylor, of U. S. Steel; Charles M. Schwab, of Bethlehem steel, and Nathan L. Miller, of the American Iron and Steel institute. Funeral services for Samuel H. Dugan. retired Reading railroad company section foreman, who died Wednesday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs- Edward L. Bowers. Biglerville R. 1. were held this morning form the Bowers home, the Rev. Henry W. Sterr.at. pastor of the Biglerville Lutheran church, officiating. Interment was at Biglerville. Six sons. Roy. John, James. Sam- uel. Walter and Maurice, were pall- bearers. WEATHER FORECAST Eastern Pennsylvania: Cloudy, probably showers Sunday and in west portion tonight. Not much change in temperature- COURT HOUSE HOURS Beginning today, offices at the court, house will be open Saturday afternoons until 4 o'clock. During the summer months, the offices closed at noon. Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Bar-1 bour, Hanover, and Kenneth M. Reck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence j Heck, Littlestown. were married September 22 in the parsonage of j the Methodist Episcopal church, j Westminster, by the pastor, the Rev. Fine TrUCk Orris G. Robinson. The ring cere-: i -ir- mony was used. They were j Or Code V lOlatlOtt ed by Miss Valeria E. Becker andi Clyde R. Boruier, Hanover. I Charged with failing to obey a The bride wore a dress of eel gray i through traffic stop sign at the in- with corresponding hat and shoes, j tersection of York anci Hanover I Mr. and Mrs. Reck are residinc at i streets. Friday afternoon, Sydney N. the home of the bride's parents in Austin. Baltimore truck driver, was Hanover. The bride is employed in i arrested by Officer C. M. Spence. the Hanover shoe factory and and was fined 55 and S2.25 costs bridegroom is employed by his fa-1 before Justice of the Peace John C. ther in the heel and innersolc Shealor. 1 machine was stopped off the concrete on the north side of the highway, Janet walked around the machine and started to- of Pen- i a lane, west of the scene of the accident, leading- to the j Shultz home, north of the highway. Did Not See Child George Kane, who was standing on the porch at Kane's store, was an eyewitness to the accident. He said the child was walking on the concrete three or four feet from the north edge when she was struck by a car driven by E. Cecil Stover, of Arendtsville. Stover is a teacher at the White Run school, along the Littlestown ron.d, south of Gettys- burg, and was en route to .State Line, near Waynesboro, on business. Stover told Patrolman James G. Warren, of the local sub-station, who was called to investigate, that- he was traveling between 35 and 40 miles an hour at the time and that he did not see the child until his car was upon her. According to Stover's version of the accident as told to the officer, the child started to run across the highway, directly in the path of his car, after she walked around in front of the schooi bus. Stover stopped his car within 120 feet, the patrolman said. Did Not See Mishap Mickley told the officer he did not see the child struck, his first ink- ling of an accident being when he heard the girl's dinner bucket rattling on the highway. A passing motorist stopped and, accompanied by the bus driver, took the injured girl to the office of Doctor Harris. After the Cash- town physician treated her injuries. Pledges Support Of General Measures To Restore Prosperity. ATTACKS SOME U. S. MEASURES Orders 2 Winter Forest Camps On Local Battlefield Washington. Oct. 7 Fechner. director of emergency con- servation work, today announced the location of 104 civilian con- servation corps forest camps in Pennsylvania. Six will replace summer camps unable to be used because of weather conditions. A resolution '-deploring" the pres- ent federal administration's pro- gram of "destruction of agricultural products and of food "in- I crease in taxation" and "rapidly- growing governmental expenditure which now is and will be far in ex- cess of any possible governmental revenue" was adopted by the repub- lican county committee at a meet- ing held in the court house this morning. G. R. Thompson, county chair- man, presided and George W. Baker acted as secretary. About thirty committee members were present as well as a number of republican candidates. The resolution, adopted by the re- publicans and signed by D. E. Mc- Causlin. George T. Felty and W. G. Horner. the resolution committee, is as follows: The Resolution "Resolved, whereas, although in this period of economic depression we have pledge our aid both as citizens and as members of the re- publican party in support of such general emergency measures as are adapted to restore prosperity to our people, and have made and will continue to make every effort to the Gettysburg ambulance summoned and brought the to the local hospital. was child 4 KIDNAPPERS GET LIFE TERM Urschel Abductors Are Sen- tenced: Money-Changers Get Five Years. Four are on state park lands, two in j avoid a partisan opposition to the j Oklahoma Citv, Oct. 7 national parks, seven in national i varied efforts of the present admin- j ln the kidnap- forests and remainder in state for- istration to cure the world-wide evils Dins of Charles F. Urschel, mil- ests. One new camp was assigned economic evils w.nch exist, we can j oil operator, were sentenced to Gettysburg and the current camp i not but deplore the extension and today by jucjge Edgar S. Vaught in was ordered continued through the i enlargement of a piogram avowedly District court winter. Lions To Hear torv in Littlestown. I CHKRRV TREE BLOOMS The Brotherhood of St. .Tamos'! A cherry tree on the farm of Mr. .Lutheran church will meet at Mrs. William Welkcr. near Ta- I o'clock Moday evening with C. A. ble Rock, is in full bloom for the Stoner, Baltimore street. second time this year. i designed to abolish the 'rugged m- dividualisin' upon which America j has been built. We can not but de- plore a program of economic recov- B. A. McGarvey Lhe desmic- __________ i tion of agricultural products and of B. A. McGarvev. an officer of the food and of animals suit- Pennsylvania State Sabbath School i able for food Purposes. We can not i association, will aoddress the a of economic i ular weekly meeting of the Gettys-! rccovery burg Lions' club, Tuesday evening. The regular meeting has been postponed from Monday until Tues- day evening at 6 o'clock in the Ho- tel Gettysburg grill. Fifth Giants Senators Series 6! 7 819 iloH IRT-ilE 0 j 2 0 j 0 0 11 0 0 0 0" 0 0 3 upon a rapidly growing governmental expenditure which now and v.-ill be far in excess i of any possible Rtnvrnrnental reve- nue: an increase ir taxation of a people now staggering under a bur- den of taxes and no; economically i able to bear an increase in such 'burden: an arlif.ciai'.y ..'imulated 'increase in the cost of the very ne- cessities of life. We can not but depiore the extension of any pro- urani under which American-made goods home products, by reason artificially increased costs of 'production, are barred from foreiiii markets. "We deplore the adoption of any method designed for .recovery of 1 prosperity which is based upon a (Continued on Paee 2) The sentences run from life im- prisonment for four of the defend- lan'us to five years' imprisonment for two others. Harvey Bailey. Albert Bates. R. G- (Boss) Shannon and the latter's wife all received life terms. Armon Shannon and his son re- ceived 10-year suspended sentences. Edward Berman and Clifford Skelly. of Minneapolis, accused as "money changers" in disposing of pan of the ran3on money, were sen- tenced to five years each in the penitentiary. George '.Machine KeUy, ac- cused kidnapper in the Ursche! case, plenedd not guilty to a. charge of kidnapping before Judge Vaught today. His wife. Kathryn, also pleaded not guilty after a confer- ence with Judge Vaught in his of- fice. Crowder and New York; Schumaker an d Mancuso. DruK imited MILLER WILL FILED The will of Willtam Edward Miller, late of Gardners R. 3, was entered to probate today in the office of Robert E. Fisher, register and recorder, by Mrs. Minnie Irene Miller, widow and executrix. The VSPAPERr
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