Gettysburg Times, March 12, 1951

Gettysburg Times

March 12, 1951

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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - March 12, 1951, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Weather Forecast Some cloudiness tonight, and Tuesday, little change in tempera- ture. Low tonight 28 to 32. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Truth Our Public Good Our Aim ESTABLISHED 1902 With Honor To Ourselves And Profit To Our Patrons VoL 49, No. 61 Adams County's Only Daily Newspaper GETTYSBURG, PA., MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 12. 1951 Leased Wire Member of Tne Associated Press Qood Evening Funny thing about temper. You can't get rid of it by losing it. PRICE THREE CENTS S. FRATS ARE Bank Cashier And A Founder j ANNUAL DINNERS Or South Mountain Fair, Dies S. A. Skinner, 81. one of founders of the South Mountain Fair association and for many years cashier of the ArendtsvUle National bank, died at his home in Arendts- viile at o'clock this morning of infirmities, following an illness of five weeks. Mr. Skinner was born at Dry Rim. Pa., a son of the late John and 5in- maline Woods Skinner. He attended business college in Pittsburgh and returned to Dry Run, where for 20 years he operated a general store and served as postmaster and justice of the peace. Services Wednesday He came to Arendtsville in 1915 and became cashier of the bank there, remaining: in this position until his retirement in 1942. He was for several years treasurer of the" South Mountain Fair, which he helped organize, and a member of Trinitv Lutheran church of Arendts- ville. He is survived bv his widow, Jeanette Burke Skinner, whom he married 44 years ago; one daughter, j Mrs. John Hauser Biglerville: three j Jeanette Burke Skinner, whom he John Jones, Shippensburg. Funeral services Wednesday af- ternoon an 2 o'clock at the Bender funeral home. Her. Koberc Scheibel officiating. Interment will be in Norland cemetery. Chambersburg. j Friends may call at the funeral 1 -home Tuesday evening after 71 o'clock. I SATURDAY NIOHTi To Sing For Club; A Seminary quartet composed of j of Russell Fink. Richard Rsher, Franklin Higbe and Robert Summer will sing for ihe members of she j Woman's club of Gettysburg at the club's meeting at the Seminary li- William Musselman, Jforristown.! Wednesday afternoon at 2 retiring president of the chapter. was awarded the Charles H. Smith j The speaker will be the Rev. I cup as the outstanding Phi Gam j Herbert H. Schmidt, seminary li- froaa Xi chapter at the annual Nor- brarian. His subject will be "Dusting ris Pig dinner. Saturday night. Off Old Manuscripts." Mrs. E. S. j at the fraternity house, college Lewars will conduct, the cpesiag de- campus. j vociors and Mrs. Ralph Beim More than 135 alumni and under- Mrs- William. C. Tyson, co-chainnen ASKING BONUS OFS150EACH A petition from school teachers of trie Gettysburg joint school sys- tem asking for a S150 "cost of living" bonus will be placed before the joint, school board at March meeting this evening at the Gettys- Three Alarms In 3 Hours Saturday Gettysburg firemen -a ere called three times Saturday within three hours. Two of the calls for grass fires, and the third an auto- mobile. The first call was at o'clock. for a grass are in the rear of the 2 Russian Jet Planes Collide While Chasing Yank Thunderjet Over Northwest Korean Front of graduates heard section chief of Service commicsee, are j Reedy garage, five miles eas Gettjsb'jrg on the Lincoln "r. way. While firemen were at this grass Sre. other firemen were called to burg high school building, it was and South WashiEg- leamed today. With about 65 teachers in the 1 To Address Service sysrm the of j George Harvey praise Xi chapier of the program. The pres- conus would be about S9 750 as "the group which causes me less denl- Mrs- Edmund W. Tr-oaaas. 1 worry than anv other." Cecil F.: Mrs. A. Wentz is I Dawson, secretary of the Board ot of hostesses. poosed i S. A H.D.BROWNJ4, DIES ON SUNDAY TRAFFIC JAM CORRECTED ON TOWN STREET j Ardiorss, and president of Dixie Cup i Co.. pleaded with the graduates to j return to the house as often as pos- sible. He told the undergraduates. j "You have a better chance than the j graduates had when they were in 1 school because Phi Gamma Delta i i is a better fraternity today." j Cash prizes presented included S40 J 1 to Eugene E. Coder for the best scholastic average the previous two j j semesters: to James J. Soden for j the second best scholastic average; j S20 to Charles McElfrish for the l best pledge averse, and to George Pentz for the second best pledge average. Entertainment consisted of "Mu- i sical songs through the years, by Howard Sheetz and Robe: Sachs, and movies of the Bucknell Gettysburg football game. J S. Kice Presides COMMITTEE ON FRIENDLY TOWN PROJECT NAMED The petition, which was circulated by a committee of the local branch of the Pennsylvania State Education Association, now is in the hands of 1U C. Gettysburg superintendent of schools. Dr. Kee- fauver said he will turn the petition over to joint board officers or the teacher committee for presentation this evening. Charles Gentzler, sixth grade teacher ai the Meade school build- s ing here and president of the Get- f Tokyo, March 12 spectacu- I lar explosion of two colliding Ras- sian-made jet planes stole the Guild Tuesday Nig-ht spotlight today as ground aetjon slowed, behind re- Women's Service gui-c of the treating Communists. ton streets, when automobile church -sill meet Tues- The XUGs were trying to make a caugi" day tile church school: tight turn while chasing an assembly room at o'clock, with can F-60 Thunderbolt. They couldn'c larl C. Pace, manager of WGET. cut it fine enough, collided and ex- s the spea'-yr The program has oloded. Maurice Fiscel slight. remen owned fire. said. Ai 1 -30 firemen were ca'ied again to a fielc back of the Garreison fruit stand. Lmcolnway East, to extinguish a grass fire. been arranged by Circle Xo. I Miss Kttrritrt rlrrtUtli '.viiS ISMC: :iit? ce- vc-uojis. Mrs. Ckiri Keller ivill prtr- tent. a vocal bv Mrs Sciiuld Ah-, use. Aziy members wishes 10 donate CHAMBERLAIN GETS 6 MONTHS IN COUNTY Johrs J. Chamberlain. Gettysburg R. 5, was sentenced this momir.2 bv the Adams county ccurt to fron-. _ six months to a year in the county _ OLO.L.C i iii from New York city here this sum- ,.M for of oa a charge of larceny. The sen- reguiar weelUv dinner Tnll A r A "Best, dam show rve ever been on." said Arthur Walton of Bethesda. Md.. one of the pilots in a night of four F-30s attacked by 16 speedy Red planes. The four P-SQs reported they clothing for Kcsean refugees may damaged four other MIG-15S in a Clark Smith. West Broadway. Adams me Adajns couacy committee for whien a number of underprivileged children tysburg branch of the PSEA, said at noor. today that "as far as I know all the teachers have signed." Many Already Granted He pointed out that many PSEA bring to meet ing The church will also be open Thursday eversins; trom 7 to 3 o'clock 10 recei'.e clothine. Beddmz is es- pecially needed, a.; well as wear- able clothing or shoes for men, women and children. dogfight. Thac broughc th? bag of damaged MZGs to seven for the biggest two days of jet Sght- mg over northwest Korea, in this mer for two-week vacations. The committee was announced have been granted. tence will run from March date of his being placed In jail on TO ADDRESS CLCB Dean W. E. Tilberg. Gettysburg t the meeting of the day erts for children from tenement districts said, and added: "I understand that at !eas. one otller Double parking in the first of Chambersburg street Sunday morning was practically non-exist- S eat during the hours of church serv- dress, Musselman reported on the chaoter, and incoming president; Howard Petsit told of plans for the coming year. Dc.--id C. Houck, the local com- Ln Adams ior Walwr Rev" Dr' R- Gresh. Rev. Clyde ir t] ArenatsviUe, Purple Heart veteran.; w Brown. Rev. Fr. Anthony F.' -c-ement L- u amount. Another Folkearoch. who is chair- Lutner I. Sacns, Locust avenue, was money stolen and must pav the costs in this case and in a previous case before he can seek a parole. Franklin S. Murphy, a U. S. Marine from Bgthesaa. Md.. was sentenced to 30 hi jail and ordered to pay a S50 fine and the costs on a drunken driving charge. The court noted that if conditions war- ranted, a parole would be sraruec prior to the expiration of the sen- ROTC students who will graduate from colleges and universities, in- Red Resistance Folds A total of 61 MIGs in flights "Of 10 to 20- engaged US. F-30s and in four dogfights Sunday and today. Cn the grotr d. Red resistance collapsed on the east central front, a three- along the west-central sector of the Allies" advancing 70-mile line. United nations tank columns rolled to within five miles of Eong- chon on the west-central front. Hongchon is a great Comm-onisT; troop staging area and once was reported to be Chinese general headquarters. TJ.N. forces met little resistance as they probed within sight of the big Red supply center. Only the ciay befcre. Reds before Hongchon fought stiff rear-guard H- 2. I morning at o'clock frcin a j nounced Saturday by Burgess f complication of diseases. He had; Hani G. Weaver, "no parking" bags been in iH health for abotE six I were placed on seven meters, three in front of the church, and four in Mr. Brown -sras-bom in front of the news agency. In addi- Canada. a son of the isce Jaccb C-1 ticn. tvro police officers. Daniel Mil- Jesse Sponseller. Gettysburg R. 5, cicating they would make a iast-- ciuding Gettvsburg coaege and com- ditcil stand missioned in the Organized Reserve jments a number of these children, man of commiaee aat given a suspended sentence tCmoa'm June uilfbe ordered into i i IT-C Tn J? OT included among the newly-initiated arrive Gettysburg on Julv brothers at the initiation ceremony for fceir vacations" in Sarcrday afternoon. j (Continued on Page 7} Kew ofScers include: Pettit, presi- cent; Charles A. Swain, IH, and Catherine R. (High) Brown. He j ler and Raymond E. Menges, were -vice president and treasurer: was a farmer and resided most of; stationed to see that there was HO his life in eonuminisy where ae double parking. died. Several motorists who stopped Donald G. E b fa e r z. recording secretary; "Richard Ii. Barrick. corresponding secretary, and his- j Surviving are ais sorf; one grand- j were warned by the oScers and tonan, wiHiam E-- 3iQles. Jr. The re- chSa and. cwo greai-graudchiidren. others were allowed to drive to the tiring- officers are: Musselman. pres- Funeral services Wednesday at 2 curbs to load or unload in front of idenr; Frederick E. Botternusch, pm. at the PitSerrturf funerai the church, or. in front of the news HOLY NAME TO MEET IN Y circulated the petition, said this afternoon that the PSSA has issued a list of 155 school districts in the state taac have voted "cose of living bonuses" to their teachers. On the liss -were these districts from this part of the state: York. East Berlin, Spring Grove and Earrisburg. he a charge of violating the public as- sistance ace by obtaining monev under false representation. He wa? active military service, the army an- nounced today. The army estimated said to have made restitution of S683.30 he received from public as- sistance. Charge Dismissed Thomas Wege, Hanover R- D-. ap- pearing on a burglary and larceny charge was ordered to appear again the contemplated order would British. Canadian and Australian troops were within five miles of Hongchon on the south. They were 22 miles south of the 38th Parallel. _ Three Mile Gain approximately iO.OOO stuaents.; A n s Cavalry Division The plan calls for ordering into force stabbed three miles forward active service those who were de- Monday to within nve miles of the ferred from Selective Service under jigjj an ROTC deferment agreement; as: well as those members of the Frederick E. tjresident and treasurer; Martin Slade was named chair- j Chapel P. i man of a committee to arrange for April 28 and posted bail for his re- s ganwed on toe soutnwest. Firsc Division. Marines, ap- 1" preaching Hongchoa from, the Reserve Corps commis-1 southeast, were reported six miles ilti I E----------- turn. A petition to amend the sun- Slonea frora nor away. hcme. York Springs, cone-acted by i agency, long enough to get the pap- Gilbert Griffith, Jr., recording secre- j attendance ac the regional Holy Samuel 3. Stoner, Brethren, in ers. They were not allowed to remain Christ minister. Intexmens in Sun- long, however. nyssde cemetery, York Springs. According- to police someone stole Friends may call ac the funeral two of the meter bags. tary; Swain, meeting to be held April 19. home Tuesday eveniaa: after o'clock. 7 j Burgess Weaver said today that secre- tary. and i.ooseT historian. The "Sork. at the weekly meeting of Dinner committee was composed of; the local society Sunday evening; James P. Koch, Jr.. Harry D. "Wii- m the parochial school, and W. Robert Kurz. Included "The world that humanism is tunlding is a terribly shaking and shaken declared Dr. Harry F. Getrysburs: Lutheran port order of Donald Louey, Baiti- more was continued to April 20. Mr. Louey was unable to appear today because of illness. Following a hearing. execute an ROTC deferment and; Korth Korean resistance collapsed who have had less than two years' j on east-central front. Allied active lederai service as of- ErOops moved in quickly behind the of Freight Overturns, Hev. Fr. Anthony ir. Kane, passor Theolcgical serainary. in orought against Charles Yir.glme, the regulations will be continued among the guests were members j of St. Francis Xavier church urged Brua chapel. Sundar morning, in R- 5. dismissed with every Sunday morning to relieve froai BucfcnelL Pittsburgh. Lafayette increased attendance ac the regional lone of o? the coun; notmg that a case was Seers, warrant officers or enlisted', geemg Reds and seized mile-high chare" men- These students mar volunteer, Mount Taemi withous firing a shot. failure to yield the right of way lmmsGlate service upon gradua-' Seizui'e of the commandmg peak the traffic congestion, and officers will to- block indefs- 1 nitely during church and "news- paner" hours. and Sigma Alpha, Epsilon activities of the society and also nual irtterfraternitv week-end urged membership in the Knights Gettysburg college." not proven. Daisy Sites. Iron Springs, was James P. Sowers, Jr., 42, of Berke- ley Station. W. Va., brakeman on the Cumberland branch of r.bp Pennsyl- vania railroad, was readers killed short! day midnight, when their freight engine and. one car overturned. ams man's mother is the former Miss in the Jaiiette JL-ow rally held Satur- Erelyn McKenrick, sister of Paul j day in the Gettysburg high school A rounder "s Day dinner marking, le annivezs vania Deisa chapte: of Columbus. Dr. James Ovler, grand knight' the anniversary of Pennsyl- of the local SL of C., and Charles S. Baughman seated. us ram >ter of Sigma Alpha j Swisher. Sr_ charter member of the to Him who alone is the Ccmoaring: world of material- Slven a suspended sentence, placed the world of etemaiism. on Probation for one year and or- dered to pay the of S50 for the use of the county when she ap- Hanson Gce hundred and seventy-five Ad- Eminent supreme recorder of as the Communion breakfast to be held read the scriptrore The ns county Girl Scouts participated one principal speaker. by the society April S following the male chorus presented "Te Deum" Dr. Moseiy traced briefly the his- tory of the fraternity from, its pronounced McKenrick, Buchanan Valley. The j gymnasium. Today is the 39th anni- founding in 1856 to the present' accident occurred near Martinsburg. j versary of the founding of Girl time. Gettysburg chapter was ,i.he W. Va. E. EL Clabaugh, conductor, Scouting by aiiss H-ow. was the second railroader kUled- j The morning program included mass, reported progress. and Dr. Baushman Plans for the forthcoming card the benediction." party were outlined. _ Raymond Bowling and William GUEST SPEAKER Sxst established north of the Mason- McCleaf entertained -with musical Dbcon line, he said, and iie urgec selections following the meeting. Frank H. Kramer, professor of Sowers is survived by his widow j group singing led by Mrs. Joseph the local group to concirHie to be President George Kaenn presided education at Gettysburg college and ten children. Funeral services J Baker and games were in charge of a leader among SAE chapters for with-oO in attendance, will be conducted Tuesday morning j the Misses Sue Hunsberger and "this reason. at 10 o'clock in St. Joseph's Catholic Josie Slifer. students at Gettysburg church. Berkeley Station. college. A nosebag luncheon was held in the cafeteria at noon following HOSPITAL REPORT which a movie on camping w Barbara Doexsom. Gettysburg R.; shown. Three directors were elected at a meet-tog Saturday afternoon of the Pennsylvania Delta corporation, Karl Etsheib. Lemoyne: Grant Gerbericfc and Rev. Paul Clouser. Sr_ Mtddle- Vi oe the guest sepaker at the month- ly meeting of the Woman's club of Chambersburg, _ scheduled for o'clock this evening, at Hotel Wash- support orcer. was told to work peared for sentence on a charge of malicious mischief. The court t-Oid her that if she gets in trouble again, she vnil receive the sen- tence. Orders In Other Cases Bail was given by Elmer T. Foust, Carlisle, to aopear ir. April on a charge of drunken Tine sup- port order against A Delioff. Union township, v. as dismissed uh-n Mr. and Mrs. E-ehoff appeared in court to re-port they had reconciled their diSereiices. Eari Shultz. Orr- tanna R. v.-ho is :r. a1 rears on a tion. if they desire. Special Training It is planned, the army said, to order these newly commissioned of- ficers to their basic branch service j school for approv'-Tsatelv 90 days upon re-entering the active military' sen-ice. Those