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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - April 17, 1935, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Qood Evening So live that you won't be ashamed to sell a family parrot to the town gossip. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Truth Our Quide—The Public Qood Our Aim Weather Forecast Cloudy and continued cold tonight; Thursday cloudy and warmer. Apr. 18 Thur*., *un rpm 5:22;    6:45 ESTABLISHED 1902 Member of The Associated Pres* GETTYSBURG, PA., WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 17, 1935. Read by Nearly Everybody in Adams County PRICE THREE CENTS DEATH CLAIMS AGED COUNTIAN HERE, TUESDAY Mrs. Sarah Lease, 77, Formerly Lived At York Springs. FORMER COUNTY MAN DIES SUNDAY Mrs. Sarah Lease. 77. wife of Charles Lease, died in Cumberland township, near Gettysburg, Tuesday, of complications. She was a daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Haverstock. and was born In Huntington township. Surviving are her husband and two brothers, Jacob and John Haverstock. both of Huntington township, York Springs R. 2. William Pull. Heidlersburg, is a nephew. Mr. und Mrs. Leas*.* lived in York Springs until two years ago when they went to live in Cumberland township. Mrs. Lease was a member of the Latimore Brethren meeting house. Funeral services Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Plttenturf funeral home. York Springs, the Rev. W. G. Group officiating Interment at Heidlersburg. Friends may call at the funeral home. Thursday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock. Dies in C leveland Mervin C. Brough died Sunday at Cleveland, Ohio, of complications, aged 51 years. He was born and raised at Latimore, near York Springs, but had moved away from Adams county about 30 years ago One brother in Philadelphia and a sister in Washington, D. C, survive. The body arrived in Harrisburg this morning and was received by L. C. Plttenturf, York Springs, who took it to the Chestnut Orove Lutheran church, Latimore, where funeral services were held with the Rev. L. B. Hafer officiating. Interment was in the cemetery adjoining ♦he church. Six cousins were tile pallbearers. Straban Elects Two New Teachers For 1935-36 Term Swirling Dust Clouds Darken Skies in Mid-west Mrs. A. .AL C riswell Mrs. Annie Margaret Criswell, 51, wife of John Criswell, of Hampton, died at her home, Tuesday afternoon of complications. She was a daughter of the late Abraham and Katie iKalbaughi Hykes. Surviving are her husband and a half-brother, Charles Hykes, Aspers. Funeral services Friday afternoon, meeting at tile Criswell home at 1:30 o'clock, with concluding services at the Hampton Reformed church, the Rev. Harry D. Houtz officiating. Interment in the Hampton cemetery. ROTES TOHEAR NOTED SPEAKERS Gettysburg Club To IW Well Represented at District Meet in Salisbury. John W Studebaker. United States commissioner of education, and Hugh H. Clegg, assistant to J Edgar Hoover, head of the bureau of investigation, department of Justice, both of Washington, D. C. head the list of distinguished speakers for the 34th district Rotary conference to be held in Salisbury, Maryland, on April 28, 29, and 30. J. I. Buffoon and C, L. Eicholtz will represent the Gettysburg club. Preparations are being made for from 500 to I.OOO Rotarians und their wives from tile District urea which includes purts of Pennsylvania. West Virginia, tile District of Columbia, and Maryland. District Governor J. Milton Patterson. of Cumberland, will preside at the sessions and one of the business features of the program will be the selection of his successors who will be formally elected at the International convention, Mexico City, in June. On Speaking Program Appearing on tile program, also, will be Dr. Allen A. Stockdale, pastor of tile First Congregational church. Washington, who has spoken in Gettysburg on several occasions. “Youth Service" will be the general theme of the conference, Rotary International will be officially represented by Charles E Hunt, of St. John’s Newfoundland lawyer of that city and counsel in Newfoundland for a number of American und Canadian corporations. Conference highlights, in addition to business sessions, include the din ner and bull on Monday evening, (Continued on Page Eight) P uh Hr un* of necomi hunt! furniture ut courtlioutte Int wi'lny, Anil ZU, ut i/clock, it. W. VV til U. Two new teachers were elected to positions in Hie 8tiaban township schools at a recent meeting of the school board held ut Hunterstown. The new teachers are John Millar, teacher at Woodside school, and Miss Gail Bell, leached at Good ln-tt ut. Other teachers re-elected were Miss Ruth Hykes, Fairview; Miss Martha Minter, Hunterstown; Miss | Marion Minter, Pines; Harry Bream, i Moritzs; Miss Ella Ehrhart. Round Top. and James McDonnell, Rocky | Grove. Members of the Straban township school beard are Edgar Weaner, William Wolf, Charles Black, George Taughinbaugh and Robert R. Weaver. C. Arthur Brame is secretary of the board. 18 SEMINARIANS WILL GRADUATE HERE, MAY 10TH Rev. Dr. Charles M. Nicholas, Pottsville, To Give Baccalaureate. SEMINARY WEEK TO OPEN MAY 7TH Eighteen seniors will be graduated from the Lutheran theological seminary here at the one hundred and ninth annual commencement exercises to be held in Christ Lutheran church, Friday evening, May IO, at ! 7 45 o’clock. Tile Rev. Dr. Charles M Nicholas. of Pottsville, father of one of the ! members of tile graduating class, j will preach the baccalaureate ser- ■ mon at the commencement exer- j elses. Commencement exercises conclude I the tenth annual Seminary week at I the local ministerial school. Semi- . nary week opens Tuesday, May 7, ’ wall the annual meeting of the board of directors. Alumni Luncheon The annual alumni luncheon and meeting of the Seminary alumni association will be held Thursday ! afternoon at 12:30 o’clock at the re- j rectory, with the Rev. Dr. J. B Baker, of York, formerly pastor of j St. James Lutheran church here, us the speaker. During Seminary week a number of prominent clergymen have been secured to give addresses. Tile Rev. Dr. Harry F Baughman, pastor of Trinity Lutheran church. Philadelphia, will be the Dr. and Mrs. J ere- j tnlah Zimmerman lecturer this year, i and will give a series of talks on •'Effective Preaching." Tile Rev. j I Dr Baughman is the first alumnus of the seminary to be invited to give these lectures. Other speakers for Seminary week include the Rev. Dr. Donald I Mackenzie, professor of Biblical I theology at Princeton theological seminary; the Rev. Dr. Herman N. Morse, administrative secretary of the board of national missions of the Presbyterian church; the Rev. Dr, M. Reu. professor in the Lutheran theological seminary ut Dubuque, Iowa, und the Rev Dr. John Aberly, president of the seminary, who will give tho alumni lecture on the subject, “The Common Invocation.” Members of the graduating class follow: George Henri Berkheimer, Abbottstown; Merle William Boyer, (Continued on Page Two) Young: People at Special Services The young People’s Holy Week rn rvlces each morning in Trinity Evangelical Reformed church are attracting large groups of young people. Each morning two young people conduct the devotional services. the music being under the direction of Miss Florence Mae Steward. of the Y W. C. A. Dr. W. C. Waltemeyer, of Gettysburg college. Is delivering the messages from the general theme “Jesus Looking Down I from the Cross.” The last service of the week will j be held Thursday morning at eight j o'clock when it is expected that a J large gathering of young people will | be present Fred Troxell and Miss I M E. Mcllhenny will conduct the j tit votions and Doctor Waltemeyer j will apply his general theme to “The | Church Life of the Youth.” BIGLER PLANT WILL BE READY WITHIN MONTH FEW CASES ARE SCHEDULED FOR APRIL SESSION District Attorney Butt Says Many Pleas Entered and Others Settled. JOHN I). KIMMEL CASE IS FIRST Here Ls one of the most striking dust-storm photographs taken during the southwest and mid-west’s series of dirt blizzards that have been wreaking havoc through many states. It shows swirling, billowing clouds of dry, damaging dust sweeping down on Boise City, Oklahoma. Thousands upon thousands of acres of farmlands have been laid waste. Farmers are packing their families and a few belongings and departing for new, unknown homes. They are unable to make a living because of storms. (Associated Press Photo) HIGH ALUMNI j COUNCIL WILL ELECT HEADS Group Will Also Consider Amendment to Constitution of Association. HOLI) MEETING ON THURSDAY For the purpose of electing officers i for the ensuing year and to consider j a proposed amendment to the con- j stitution. the newly-organized alumni council of the Gettysburg high school alumni association will meet Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock at j the high school. Jacob Melchoir Sheads. president of the association. is urging all member* of the council to attend. Last year the alumni association voted to admit into membership all graduates of Gettysburg high school legardless of race, color, or creed. Tile proposed amendment, which I the council will vote upon, promises : to go a step further In increasing the enrollment strength of Hie association by seeking the admission of I all Individuals who attended Gettys-| burg high school for two or more i years. Tile amendment would call Into being tin* "ex” members of each class that has graduated or will graduate und they would become an integral part of the alumni association, thereby strengthening un already lurge und growing organization. 1,524 Member* 75th Anniversary Dill Gets Final House Reading Thursday Final reading, which means approval or rejection, on State Senator John S. Rice s bill calling for the creation of a commission of nine and the appropriation of $15,000 to make preparations for tile observance of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. iii 1938, will come up in the lower branch of the state legislature sometime Thursday. Rolling through th#' state senate on three readings without a dissenting vote and without debate the bill went to the House, where it was reported favorably by the Military Affairs committee and passed first reading. It was then recommitted to Ute Appropriations committee winch reported it out favorably and passed second reading. Thursday the House will vote finally on the measure. On the first two readings in the House it passed without debate and w ithout a dissenting vote. COUNTY FRUIT IS NOT HARMED Banner Crop Expected This Year; (old Spell Has No III Effects Here. Adams coun the early peacl hours of lint mingled with r’s fruit, especially ■s, lias weathered 48 ually cold weather, some cold rain, a , A light trial list confronts District , Attorney John P. Butt for the April | term of Adams county courts, be-j ginning next Monday morning. | After the April grand jury conoid* I ers bills of indictments at its ses-, sion, Friday morning at 9:30 o’clock, j the list of thirty actions, scheduled for next week’s quarterly term Is expected to be reduced considerably. Five or six and not more than eight cases will be tried next week, District Attorney Butt said today. Pleas of guilty have been entered In numerous actions, others have been marked settled and still others are being continued, K mime I Case First Tile first case called for trial will be that of John D. Kimmel. of Mechanicsburg, charged with failing to stop and render assistance after an accident in East Berlin, the prose- riM’IT    (T^UTA\TC!|CUUn! attorney said. The    charge I    Iii    ll    ll    OlilUiNo    I against Kimmel grew out    of the death of Mrs, Mary Elizabeth Rhlnehart, of East Berlin, who vras fatally injured when she was struck by a machine while crossing the street in front of her home. The next case listed for    trial by the district attorney is that    of Rob ert Johnson, colored, of Gettysburg, charged with carrying concealed weapons. Other actions set down for trial include statutory charges against Mrs. Carrie PottorfT and A. Burton Miller, both of Hanover; the statutory charge against    Hobart Miller, and a charge of operating a Favorable Weather Will Permit Early Completion of New Building. TO MAKE PAPER Biglerville* fruit-cushion will open in favorable wei newest industry, a manufacturing plant, about one month if ither prevails to per mit workmen to complete the large new building now under construction. The new structure has been under way about two weeks and inclement weather has delayed earlier completion of the structure. Rice, Trew and Rice, manufacturers of the fruit cushions and builders of the new plant, plan to open the plant as soon as workmen can complete the new’ building which Icar while under tile influence of will be IOO feet long and 180 feet i liquor against Samuel E. Grogg, wide.    near McSherrystown. snow flakes and a light e concensus of opinion rity of fruit growers of aday after wintry blasts for the second WILL NOMINATE P. T. OFFICERS County Dogs Win Places at Show In Harrisburg: County Youth Is Enlisted in Army; To Serve in Panama Henry E. Vincent, of Fairfield, lias been accepted by the United States army for service in Panama, and is now stationed at Fort Slocum, New York. awaiting sailing orders. He enlisted recently at the local recruiting office iii the post office, which ii open every Wednesday afternoon. Sergeant H, Rothauser, of York, in charge of the local office, said the office will not be open next Wednesday. KI) ITO It TO SPEAK HERK Dr John ll Finley, associate editor of the New York Times, will address the student body at Gettysburg college in Hrua chapel, Monday, April 29 This will be the second in a series of addresses given by nationally-known men at college this year. FRIENDS HELP COUPLE Friends und neighbors gathered at tile home of Mi und Mrs. Frank J. Fuhrmun, Mt. Pleasant, Saturday und reroofed the house and porches. Funds for purchasing roofing were contributed by friends. Fifteen men completed tire work. Biglerville Unit Meets Tuesday; “Clean Up” Day Set For April 30th. Tile April meeting of Hie Biglerville Pare nt -Teachers ’ association was held Tuesday evening in the community hall with President Lloyd Kleinfelter, presiding. The following visiting committee was appointed to report at the next meeting: Mrs. O. A Nary, Mrs. H K. Ruffe asperger. Mrs. George Shank and Mrs. Ryland Wright. P. T Gtndelsperger. James Smallwood and Mrs. Roy Diehl were apjxmited to serve on the committee to nominate officers for the ensuing year. It was announced that “Clean Up i Day" w ill be    held    in    Biglerville Alumni statistical records show’ a    ; Tuesday, April    30. Robert    Shafer's present membership enrollment of the alumni association of 1.524 members, active and inactive. The total enrollment of tire association during the fifty year period, 1883-1935, has been 1,585, of which 61 have died, a little more titan three per cent of the total. With the addition of Ute present senior class at higlt school,    cr; violin solo.    Lots the largest class ever to graduate,    i tation, Nellie Bande* Dogs owned by thr ty .sportsmen won p cent Harrisburg dog “Cottewago Tip,” c Bell, of Gettysburg. in the male beal Conewago Sheik.” thur Brame, Gettys “Conewago Ariel t ;gle, owned by Mr B aid to Roy Ha judged the best do* set Adams comtes in the re- . I. by . won first place gle class, with ow ned by C. Ar- burg, second. a,” a female bears me, placed sec-rt’s “Sprightly,” i in the show’. I night, Robert I night, i then Tile Basset hound show was won by "Smith’s Portender," owned by J. Herbert Raymond, Gettysburg. room was awarded the prize for having the highest percentage of parent* in attendance. Tlu» evening'* program was as follows:    Recitation, Tommy Yost; vocal solo. Martha Fuck; music. Junior band: recitation. Kent Oui-deAsperger; piano solo, Joanna Mey-Cochran; reci-: playlet, “Bav in members, the enrollment of the association will reach 1,641. Should the "ex-class members” amendment pass at the April council meeting.1 the association’* enrollment would be substantially increased. In ad- j ditlon to this, the executive com- j Uie association’s enrollment would be substantially increased. In addition ! to this, th*' executive committee of j the council has laid plans for an ex j tensive drive to record all graduates I of Hie past who are not members of the alumni association and to invite them to join the organization. There Ls every reason to believe that many of the early graduate* of Gettysburg high school or its equivalent institution established in Gettysburg at the tune did not join the association, and it is the desire of the officers of the association to bring them into the fold. Comprises Two Group* The Gettysburg high school alum-lCont blued on Page Eight) big the Hastings Pint and seventh grade "Trees." Ruth Carey; selectioi choruses from fifth, sixth and enth grades; recitation, Janet haugh. Several educational films shown at the conclusion of the gram. by the sixth recitation, s by sev-Car- were pro- Professor Presents New Book to College Dr. Albert Bachman, professor of Romance language* at Gettysburg college, has presented the college library with a copy of his new book, "Censorship In Fiance from 1715-1750:    Voltaire’s    Opposition.” The book, published by th** Institute of French Studies of Columbia university, contains the research material collected by the author in the Gardners I . IL to Have Homecoming The annual homecoming and memorial services at Gardner* United Brethren church near York Springs, will be held Sunday, May 19, ut 2 o’clock. The Rev. Ira S, Ernst, of Carlisle, will be the principal speaker. The Rev. Palmer M, Sic liker, of Orr-umna, is pastor of the church. The services are open to the public.  -------------- EPISCOPAL SERVICE Maundy Thursday will tx* observed 1 I in the Prince of Peace Episcopal j I church with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist, the Venerable Archdeacon A A. Hughes, who will , officiate, announced today, OBSERVES BIRTHDAY Little Miss Mary Loa Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Martin, Fairfield, observed her second birthday anniversary, Tuesday, by entertaining two little guests, Miss Barbara Henderson and Miss Susan, Neely. HOME FROM FLORIDA The Rev. and Mrs. E. W. Stonc-braker, who spent the winter in St. Petersburg. Florida, have returned to Fairfield where they will spend some time with their son-in-law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Neely. SCHOOLS CLOSE’ Gettysburg college, academy and sprinkling a whiff of dos Thus is ti of the niajt the county i had swept thus area consecutive night. This morning a warm sun brought wide smiles to county growers and another banner fruit crop is being widely discussed throughout this widely known fruit belt of Pennsylvania. There were fears and apprehensions when the cold spell swung across this territory on Saturday continued through somewhat moderately, and reached severe proportions during tire past 48 hours. Growers kept an eager and watchful eye on their crops but this morning all fears had been allayed and the fruit crop prospects are back to their previous cheerfulness. One grower appeared in Gettysburg today and said “there was plenty of wind Tuesday night and the temperature was 33 degrees above but the fruit was unharmed. The buds are well padded with petals. unfolded and they suffered no ill effects from the high wind and cold wave.” The two large firewalls, containing 125.000 bricks, are practically completed, extending thirty-five feet high. Wit Tun these firewalls will be housed the machines that will turn out the fruit cushions, manufactured from waste newsprint paper. Machinery En Route The machinery to be installed in Biglerville'* new industrial plant was shipped on Monday and is expected at the upper community town within ten days. In the meantime eleven carpenters and eleven masons together with about fifteen other workers are taking advantage of every hour of favorable weather to rush the building to completion. The Philadelphia and Reading road has nearly completed the laying of a new track to the new plant. Chicken Thefts If Lloyd Speelman and Miss Janet I. McFVrren, charged with the larceny of chickens, do not enter pleas of guilty, their case* will be tried. Lloyd Hump, charged jointly with Speelman and Miss McFerren In the chicken thefts, has already entered a plea of guilty. Five additional actions have been listed for the April term of court, but all of Hie defendants are expected by District Attorney Butt to I enter pleas of guilty. Two of the ■ defendants have already signed pleas. They are Russell H. Pullen and George V. Hopkins, colored en-! rollees at C. C. C. camp No. 2, arrested in connection with the attempted theft of a pocketbook from Miss Cora M. Topper, of Gettysburg, I on West Middle street, last Satur- Sunday j fore the new building is finished. The roof and walls of the plant will be of galvanized sheeting and the structure will be almost entirely fireproof. When the plant is ready for operation thirty-five hands will be em-(Continued on Page Two) ( rep Izoan Expert At Court House All Day Thursday Tins siding will be ready for use be- (day evening. Fullen is charged with aggravated assault and battery with intent to rob, while Hopkins faces two charges of being an accessory before and after the alleged attempt. Other Actions Other actions added to tire trial list for next week's term include a charge of defrauding a hotel keeper against Lee I. Cronauer and a charge of larceny against J. Franklin Wagner, of Gettysburg. Pleas of guilty are expected to be entered by belli defendants. | Trial of criminal actions Is expected to be concluded within two ! days, the district attorney said. Trial of civil actions will then be-i gin Wednesday morning. HOLY WEEK AT LOCAL CHURCH OPENS TONIGHT The emergency sentattve will mu Gettysburg, for Thursday, at the crop loan repre-ce his last call iii Adams county, court house, fishing to take ad- Hold Funeral for Miss Lottie little Funeral services for Miss Lottie Jane Little, who died Monday morning, were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Little home, 251 Cliambersburg street, the Rev. Spencer W. Aungst, pastor of St. James Lutheran church, officiating. Interment was in Evergreen cemetery'. Pallbearers were Fred Hummel-baugh. Thomas Hummel ba ugh. William Sheads, C. Tyson Tipton, Harry Bumbaugh and Robert Mt> Guigan. All fanners vantage of these loans are urged to | of call at the court house between the I hours of 9 a. rn. and 4 p. rn. County Man Weds Tuesday Evening Nev in B. Musselman, son of Raymond ll. Musselman and the late Anna Simpson Musselman, Littlestown, and Thelma R. Weaver, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cunni Weaver, 29 McAllister street, Hanover, were married Tuesday evening at 6:45 o'clock in the parsonage of St. Matthew'* Lutheran church, Hanover. The Lutheran ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Dr. Harry Harsh Reidleman, pastor. They will reside at the home of the bride’s parents. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT Mr. and Mrs. Donald St misfield, Springfield, Massachusetts, anorth of a daughter, Special services marking Holy Week will begin at Trinity Evangelical-Reformed church this evening at 7.30 o’clock. Maundy Thursday there will be nounce the birth of a daughter, lhe    commemorating    the    in- Tut-sday    stitution of the Holy Communion Tlus is the second daughter born |    ^    m    In    conr**r“ to the Stansfields. Mrs. Stansfleld Margaret j Bibliotheque National© in Paris in' seminary closed today for a week' the summers of 1929 and 1930. I vacation over the Easter season. HAS Theodore | Mr. and Mr I York street with scarlet SC ARLET FEVER Schmitz. Jr. 3, son of s. Theodore Schmitz, 149 , has been quarantined ver by Health Officer Erie De ar dor IT. was formerly Miss Schwartz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, I). Ellis Schwartz, Hanover street. Mrs. Schwartz is spending some time in Springfield with the Stans-flelds. HOSPITAL REPORT Mrs. Florence Shower*. Aspers R 2; Charlotte Weaver ling, Cashtown, and Mrs. Hugh Mcllhenny, Gettysburg R 4, were admitted as patients to the Warner hospital. Mrs. Albin Davis, Gettysburg, was discharged as a patient. PROBATE HARNISH WILL Tile will of Mrs. Maria S Hariush, late of Gettysburg, was entered to probate iii the office of Robert E’. Fisher, register and recorder, today, by Miss Julia Et Stammer*, Baltimore street, a sister. The estate is valued ut $4,700, I tion with this service there will bo the recital of the Passion, illustrated by hymns and picture*. Mrs. John Hummel will sing "It Was Alone the Saviour Prayed." Holy Communion will be served. At 9 a. rn. Good Friday the service, "The Vigil at the Cross" will be held. This will conclude with the adoration of the cross. From 12 noon to 3 p. rn. Trinity congregation will join with the “Three Hour Devotions” at St. James’ Lutheran church. At 7.30 p. in. the last of Ult* special Lenten services w ill bt! conducted in the form of the service preparatory u# tile Holy Communion and reception of new members. 'Hie choir will render Stainer’* "God So Dived th* World” and Mrs Charles T. Zeigler will sing "Caivary," Vi,it IGvvttm ti**; Skgiay a1 A lr Flui>k I* Tbit/sUny, t i iU#y Gram* iiilil#, aud iii *'* let J i* iiinujtm tei4u, ;