Gettysburg Times, December 23, 1964

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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - December 23, 1964, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania WEATHER FORECAST Cloudy tonight, low about 40. Thursday cloudy and mild with showers. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Truth Our Public Good Our Aim ESTABLISHED 1902 With Honor To Jmi Ptont To Oar Fttioxs Edition Vol. 62, No. 304 Adwm Cwmtyi Only Daily GETTYSBURG, PA.. WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 23. 1964 Wirt of Associattd Prtw PRICE FIVE CENTS 147 ARE DRAWN FOR JURY DUTY IN FEBRUARY One hundred forty-seven jurors were drawn Tuesday for the February term of court. The jury commissioners. Laura S. Freed and Roy D. Renner, and their clerk, Wilda B. Sheaffer. assisted by Sheriff Dawson Miller, drew 24 names for the grand jury which will meet February' 1. 75 jurors for the criminal court cases beginning February 8 and 48 jurors for the civil cases be- ginning February 22. The 75 selected for criminal court trails is about 27 more than the number usually selected for each term of court, in antici- pation of the possibility of a mur- der trial during the coming term. While the schedule of cases for the February term has not as yet been announced, court officials expressed the belief that not both of the murder cases cur- rently waiting trial will be dis- posed of during the February term, but probably will be brought in different terms of court. Lists of the jurors selected this morning follow: Clair Taylor. Biglerville R. 1; George F. Good. 200 Springs Ave.: Richard Neiderer. Gettysburg R. 5: Louise G. Streett. 804 Highland Ave.; Henry Moore. Hanover R. 4; Dallas J. Bltibaugh, 101 Hanover St.: Luther S. Myers. New Oxford R. 1: Guy S. Sanders. Gettysburg R. 5: Cleason Herring, Fairfield: Edwin Lee Trimmer. New Oxford R. 2: Helen G. Weigle. York- Springs R. 1; William H. Phelps, 428 College Ave.: Harold W. Wentz. 121 Baltimore St.: Thomas Dolly, Fairfield R. 1: Dorothy M. Clark, Bendersville: J. Emory Trostel. York Springs R. 1: Mac R. Lott. Gardners R. 1: Paul L. Spangler, 313 Baltimore St.; Chester Cashman, Biglerville R. 1: John W. Hankey, Littlestown R. 2; Howard Hunt, Aspers: Mrs. Cora Mehring, Gettys St.: Robert C. Schultz. 230 W. Middle St.; Lawrence Kimple, Orrtanna. PETIT JURORS Mrs. Kathryn Mac-lay. Gettys- burg R. 6: Mrs. Marie Houck, Arendtsville: Mrs. Alice V. Hart- sock, Littlestown R. 1; Louis H. Eck. 408 Dillcr Rd.. Hanover; Nicholas R. Little. Hanover R. 4: R, Dale Bream, Cashtown; Anna A. Snyder, 431 S. Queen St., Lit- tlestown; Mrs. Ada M. White, Fairfield R. 1: Robert Sheaffer. 138 Main St., McSherrystown; Mary A. Steinberger, Orrtanna R. D.: Mrs. Phoebe A. Berwager, Hanover R. 1: Miss Dorothy Foth. E. Lincoln Ave.: Margaret Tay- lor. York Springs; George Griffin, New Oxford R. 1: Arthur Living- ston, York Springs R. 1; Paul E. Bricker, Gardners; C. K. Hill. Gettysburg R. 1; Ernest Car- baugh, Cashtown: Mrs. Sarah Keefer, McKnightstown: Donald Dubbs, York Springs R. 2: Craw- ford C. Dick, Fairfield R. 2: Anne M. Diviney, New Oxford R. 1; "Thomas F. Devme, Hanover R. 4; Ethel G. Sprankle. Fairfield R. 2: Marvin E. Chronister. East Berlin; Pearl M. Ditchbtirn, Get- tysburg R. 4; Jacqueline Rudisill, Gettysburg R. 5: Mrs. R. LaRuth Kaiser. Gettysburg R. 1: J. K. Mansberger, Gardners R, i: Mrs. R. A. Bittle, Littlestown R. 1; Tina Weaver. Gardners R. 1: Mrs. Xina Rothenhoefer, As- pers. John L. Sneeringer. New Ox- ford R. 1: R. Henry Ackley, 409 (Continued on Page 3) Anti-American Campaign Looms SAIGON, Viet Nam (APt There were indications tonight that South Vietnamese military men were cranking up an anti- American campaign that may even involve street demonstra- tions against U. S. Ambassador Maxwell D. Taylor. Informed sources said Lt. Gen. Nguyen Khanh. com- mander of the armed forces, already has drawn the outlines of such a campaign before his military council of some 20 high officers. It was not known whether the civilian premier. Tran Van Huong, would go along, but Khanh had clearly become the strongest man in South Viet Nam for the tune being. Khanh told the nation by- radio Tuesday night that no foreign power could impose its policies on his armed forces. 2 TO WILL REDUCE MAIL SERVICE ON SATURDAY Regular holiday schedules will be followed at the Gettysburg post office on Friday. Christmas Day. and reduced services will I be provided on Saturday, De- icember 26, it was announced to- by Postmaster Charles W. Pentz. On Christmas Day there will not be any window service and there will net be any rural or city deliveries of mail. The lobby of the federal building will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. but only special delivery and perishable matter will be delivered. Under orders from the Post Office Department, there will be rural deliveries on Saturday but no deliveries by city carriers and window service at the post office will be suspended for the day. Postmaster Pentz said that lock boxes will be served en Sat- urday and the lobby will be open from 6 a.m. unti] p.m. Special delivery and per- ishable matter will be delivered as well as parcel post packages that can be identified as gifts. 'Regular collections of mail will be made on Saturday and out- going mail will be dispatched. The postmaster said the peak of the pre-Christmas rush in the local office was reached on Monday. He said figures on the volume of mail handled here during the holidays will be an- nounced soon after Christmas, as soon as they have been com- piled. The entire volume of Christ- ma? mail was handled this year without the help of any addition- al employes, Pentz noted. BLOOD DONORS The Warner Hospital blood do- nor lisi from December 16 to 21 includes John Shriver. Patricia Wolfe, William Triplett, Bernard Topper, Dale Hoffman, William Newman and Richard Deaner. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS At Warner Hospital Mr. and Mrs. Howard R. San- ders. Rocky Ridge R. 2. Md.. daughter, today. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry D. Buckley Sr., Taneytown, son, Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. David Hilty, Ab- bottstown R. 1. announce the birth of their first child, a son, Sunday in Memorial Osteopathic Hospital, York. Mrs. Hilty is the former Miss Sally Reed, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Reed, Gettysburg R. 6. LIBRARY TO CLOSE The Adams County Public Library will be closed Thurs- day, Friday and Saturday of this week and on New Year's Day, it was announced today by Mrs. Mary S. Wilson, county librarian. 3 Cuban Exiles Say They Fired "At" U.N. Building To Take Show From "Red" By BERNIE GOULD NEW YORK (AP) Three Cubans, identified as officials of an anti-Castro exile group, have been charged with taking part in the Dec. 11 bazooka shot at the United Nations building. They were quoted as saying they purposely missed the 38- story East River skyscraper; that their motive was to take newspaper headlines from Er- nesto Guevara. Cuban minister of industry, who was speaking to the U.N. General Assembly at the time. Guevara is the No. 2 man in tie Communist regime of Prime Minister Fidel Castro. The three Cubans were booked Tuesday night in Queens, from where the rocket was fired. BLASTS IN RIVER The missile from the World War II German-made rocket launcher soared over a tugboat and exploded in the river about 300 yards from the U.N. secre. tariat building on the Manhat- tan shore. No one was hurt. Stanley Ross, editor of El Tiempo, a Spanish-language weekly newspaper, said the three men told him before their arrests that they had purchased a deactivated bazooka for from a war surplus store in Manhattan and fashioned a fir- ing device out of an automobile ignition. FIRED TO MISS Ross said the men told him they could have hit the U.N. headquarters "but purposely didn't." Ross said his reporters had found out who the perpetrators were and that he had urged the three to surrender. The three were planning to do that when police picked them up, he said. Ross identified them as mem- bers of the Cuban Nationalist Movement, an anti-Castro group headquartered in Miami. Police said the arrests result- (Contrmwd 3) EVE SERVICES AT ST, JAMES Two Christmas Eve services will be held Thursday night at St. James Lutheran Church. A family service at 7 o'clock will be held by candlelight fea- turing the Junior Choir who will present the Christmas story for children's voices in a group of carols entitled "0 Come Let Us Adore Him." by Marie Pooler. The Bethlehem scene will be presented in a tableau by the following: Mary'. Melissa Hand: Joseph. Neil Fair: The Angel, Jean Ann Crist: child narrator. Tina Unger. The Rev. Dr. Paul L. Reaser. pastor. wiP. serve as adult narrator. The Rev. John S. Bishop, associate pastor, will give the Christmas meditation. The second Christmas Candle- light service will be held at 11 o'clock with an organ recital be- ginning at p.m. The Youth Choir and the Adult Choir will present special Christmas music. The Youth Choir will sing. "Go Tell It on the Mountain." a spiri- tual, with a solo by Karen Zentz; "Let Us Go to Bethlehem." a Spanish-American Carol; "Jesu. Jesu. Little Son." by Stanley Day; "In Dulci a 14th Century carol. The Adult Choir will sing "Hodie. Chrisms Natus Est" by Healy William: "Torches" iGali- cian carol) by John Joubert. "A Boy Was Born" by Benjamin Britten; "The Shepherds' Fare- by Hector Berlioz: "What Child Is to the tune "Greensleeves." arranged by Paul Christiansen; and "Guiding Star Carol." a Danish carol. The combined choirs will sing "Now Let Every Tongue Adore Thee" by J. S. Bach. Lloyd T. Gilbert will sing the solo, "The Birthday of a by Neidlinger. The Christmas message will be brought by Pastor Reaser. The service will conclude with the formation of the two choirs into a Cross of Light and the singing of "Silent Night." The service will end a few minutes past the midnight hour. The pub- lic is invited to attend. Today And Tonight A special Christmas market be held tins afternoon and evening in the Farmers' Mar- ket House. The market will open at 3 o'clock and will ir- main in operation until s o'clock this evening. Christ- mas greer.s. decorations, iruit cakes and holiday cookies and pies will be included in the regular offerings of produce. There will be uo Farmeis' Market on Saturday. FATHER COAD WILL BE 95 ON THURSDAY Fr. Peter Coad. who observed his 70th as a priest last June and has been a mem- ber of the Mt. St. Marv's College! faculty for more than three dec- ades, will observe his birth- day anniversary on Thursday at the Warner Hospital. Father Coad Ixvn a pa- tient there since he fractured his left hip in a fall on 5 11 COUNTiANS WIN HONORS IN CORN GROWING Eleven Adams Countians were among the 194 farmers from throughout the state who received recognition for achievement in the 1964 Pennsylvania Corn Club sponsored by the Pennsylvania State University and the Agricul- tural Extension Service. Three Adams County larmer.s were among the in the state who received blue ribbons for having yields of from 150 to 174 bushels per acre, five were among the 66 who received red ribbons for yields of 125 to 1-49 bushels and three were among the 48 who received white ribbons for yields between JOO and 124 bushels per acre. All but one of the county winners were in the hand har- vested class. The champion yield in the state. 223.2 bushels per acre, was re- corded by Robert Sterrett, Grove City R. 3. He was one of three whose yields topped 200 bushels per acre, one of 16 whose yields topped 175 bushels per acre TOPS IN COUNTY The top production in Adams County was recorded by Charles W. King, York Springs R. 1. who received a blue ribbon for a yield (Continued on Page 2} FATHER COAD His condition is "real good" he makes daily excursions the hospital corridor and into! BE GIVEN FOR MT, JOY FOLK A pa.ceant, "The Light of the World Is Jesus." will bo as part of a Christmas pro- ci am Thursday evening at o'clock in Mt Joy Lutheran Cliuivh. In connection with Uw Sunday School department program, ac- cording to Mrs. Edwin Benner. each member of the Primary Depart men! us asked to bring ;i Christmas ornament for the Christmas tree Following the program a Christmas party will i be held in the parish house for i members of the church and the Sunday School. Kdw in Homier, adult Sunday School will bring the message concluding the pro- (gram. Mrs. William Sentz will be organist for the pageant. Narra- tors will be Ohvyn Schwartz and! Chester Shriver Those partici pating will include Mane Colleen Kemiell. Marilyn Roth- haupt and Shirley Kerr, as the "Host of AngoV'; Paul Hook. Edward Kothhaupt, Noil Hoth- h.iupt and Donald Wolf. "Shop Fern Bachman Jr. Ronald IXrr. David Kehr and Samuel Lambert, "Three Wise Lu Ann Bachman, Bonnie Lambert, Shar- on Lucas, Donna Shriver. Susan Benner. Shirley Cool and Patricia Dorr, "acolytes." Mr. and Mrs. Donald Maring and son, David, will appear as Joseph, Mary and the infant Jesus RECITATIONS, EXERCISES Jovce Schwartz, primary .super- intendent, will open the primary department'? portion of the pro- cram, entitled "The Light of Christmas." Mrs. Mervin Benner, teacher tor the Beginner's Class, lists recitations by Ruth Cool, Thomas and Kenneth Kehr, Debbie Lam- IxM't and Jay and Joseph Roth- Winner At Biglerville doorway of Harold Smallwood, North Main St., it shown Tuesday night as it won first place in the doors and windows division of the annual Christmas Home Decorations con- test held in Biglerville by the Biglerville Business '.Times Photo) in a walker as he seek? to regain use of his Pnmun Class, said her class injured limb. No special cele- bration is being planned Father Coad. who is also at- tempting to master crutches a? he recovers from his. injury, is an alumnus of Mt. SI Mjry's College in the class of 1890. Two years later he received his mas- ter's degre there and he was ordained in IBM in the college chapel by Bishop McGovorn of Harrisburg. (Continued on Page 2) Heffner Leaves Hospital Today Ralph Heffner. 25, Orrtanna R. 1, who was critically injured in a 30-fall from a root in Chambers- burg October 12. came home to his family today from the Cham- bersburg Hospital in the Bigler- ville ambulance. Heffner. now able to sit in a wheel chair, has been a patient in the Chamber.sburg Hospital since he was taken there unconscious after his tumble from the roof of! Fern Bachman. teacher of the' will give three recitations and three pantomimes. The recitation.1: will be by James Fitzberger, Kehr and Philip Wolf. Pantomimes by the Primary Class will include "Twinkle, Twinkle." by LuAnn Bachman; "The by Susan Bennor (Continued On Page 3) YOUNG FARM GROUP ELECTS Harold J. Hollabaugh. Bigler- ville R. I. was elected president of the Upper Adams Young Farm- ers at a meeting Tuesday evening prelude from in the Biglerville High School. He SERVICES BY CANDLELIGHT AT FAIRFIELD There will be two c.nullelight services in Zion Church. Fairfield. Christina1- Kve. one at pm with the Vnith Choir leading, and the other ;it It pin with the Senior Choir smiting The pastor, the Otto Kroru- er. will preach I lie se: mon "The Answer." nl both services. The early .service will be for families particularly those with younger children and the cougie- .ation will .sing the traditional carols Thomas Kiltmger will the organ and the Cherub Choir will .sing two anthems, "Off to Bethlehem" and "Gidda I'p." The Youth Choir wnl -ing "Ding, Dong. Merrilv on High Holii clion.s aie under the direction of Mis. Krocger. The 11 pm service will Ix1 pro- ceded p m ln- a the Chambersburg Recreation De- partment building to a concrete pavement. His injuries included a fractured lower jaw. left elbow, left leg, both knees, right wrist and fnre- arm and a thigh. He had teeth knocked out and suffered cuts about the face. Hclfner, the father of four chil- dren, was an employe of the A and B Roofing endtsville when .succeeds Guy Deardorff. Other officers named were: Wil- liam Lower, vice president; Frank- lin Ryman, secretary: Robert Wagner, treasurer: Denni.s Ebbert, public relations officer: Elliott, Donald Hollahaugh. Raymond Lobaugh, Harold Heutt- tintHT The Senior the direction ol Mi- deal, will sing two company of Ar- the accident oc- curred. His youngsters range in ago from a second grader to a five-month-old baby. PLAN SERVICE ON THURSDAY The Christmas Eve service in the Presbyterian Church service will be held at 8 p.m. in a candle- lighted sanctuary. As a prelude Mrs. M. Scott Moorhead, organist, will play Come Redeemer of Mankind" by Bach. "0 Holy Ad- ams, will be sung by Richard P. Thompson, and "Green- sleeves." an English carol, will be sung by Mrs. William Banks, Mrs. Harold Glad and Paul W. Grove. The service will feature the Junior Choir singing three num- beis: "Worship Christ, the New Born a Polish Carol; "Gloria" by Barthelson. and "Song of the Bells" by Hckan- son. This choir is directed by- Mrs. Harold 0. Clos.son Jr. The Youth Choir will sing "While (Continued On Pagt 3) LOCAL WEATHER Yesterday's high Last night's low _ Today at a.m. Today at p.m. 39 26 28 MIDNIGHT MASS Midnight Mass will be cele- brated in St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church. Buchanan Valley, Thursday midnight by Rev. Fr. Louis Yeaper, pastor. It will be preceded by the sing- ing of Christmas carols by the ner and Robert McBeth, directors. The outgoing board of officers expressed its appreciation to the membership and to new officers jfor their support in various activi- ities during the coming year. Plans were made for a session 'of the planning committee Jan- uary 4 at 9 in the morning in the [agricultural education office in Biglerville High School. At thai meeting the group will outline meetings for the coming year. In connection with a statement by Prof. Reed Taylor of the Pennsylvania State University that the most important things for a farmer to know are "how to manage labor, money, equipment, time and a panel discus- sion was held with speakers pre- senting details on management of tne various items listed William Lower .spoke on Harold Huetter on l.Vniinute trumpet the chuieh tower ti iimpoteei s will be (iary Ix-e SIM-IICO and 'I hoinas Kil- Choir under ,s Helen Me- ant herns. "Ai the Inn" and "I .so Glari on Christmas Mrs Calun F Bream will lie oig.nust for thr- service speci.ii gills' ensem- ble, made up of members, ol tlu- Youth Choir and directed Mis Kroeger. will sing "0 Divine He- df-emer" at the 11 pm service Both MTMtcs will begin with the "lighting of the Chiistnias tree Just after the prelude, the. sanctuary will Ix' completely darkened and. while the organist play.s "Silent Night the tree will be lighted very The public is united to both services- Moose Lodge To Hold Xmas Party Tin- annual party chiKiion of mrmhor.s will be- held 'i liursd.iv atleinoon trom to I o'c'ock at the Mouse lodi'e on N 01 k M S.uit.i is schcdiiliil to he plx'M-nl and distiihute C.irtoons will In1 .shown Moose Nrnrt.nv D.iv ton ,ilsd tomiudn! MIII-- w ho w ish t; .111 pin to ;ind Irom the chur lor its seci dary Church Of Brethren Service On Thursday A hi iMrnas I'.vc sei v u e ill he held a! the Church ol the Brclliieu. two miles north of (Jettv-hun; on the Hnjrrv die Hoad, fiorn 'i 30 to H .'to 'I hui'sday PI.tuned to provide a 'jine! Imur awav from the rush ol Ilir sci v He Will include the le.-jd- ing of the Christmas slon ;is lound in Lnkf and Matthew, the .singing of Christmas carols and the reading of the slory. "While the Chimes in the M-rv ire will be tlu- p.isior. the H--V Merlin Shull: Miss Ann B'icbor at the oigan, and Miss Belly Hosteller at the harp. The public is united to this service. GivE XMAS CHECKS Kmploves ol the Bloser Babv Shoe Companv were guests to- day at a party tu-lri at noon in the plant on W. Middle St. A buffet luncheon was served men v.omon cmplove.s and Christmas IXMHIS were distribute! by David C. Bloser III, manager who hosted Jhe partv. The plant closed al of j noon today and will reopen 'Monday morning will officiate at a .Mass at midnight observance of the! ohc Church. solemn high Thursday in birth of Christ. choir and the j congregation will .sing Christmas j carols beginning at p.m. All Masses on Christmas Day will be low Masses at 6, and noon. Confessions will be heard from 3 to 5 o'clock this afternoon and from 7 to 9 o'clock this evening and again at the same hours, on Thursday. PROPERTY IS SOLD Mr. and Mrs. Cecil A. Lediard have sold their property m Cum- berland Twp. to Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Luther, Gettysburg. The are moving to Flor- ida. The sale was made through Lee M. realtor. Hartman, Hanover St. MODERATE TRADING NEW YORK Gams by .selected blue chips again propped up market averages todav. Trad- ing was moderate early this aft- ernoon. Chemical blue chips and some of the over-all top list oils was gained but ragged. the Motors, farm implements, aero- space issues, airlines, rails, iiiili- ties, and cigarette .stocks were mostly lower. Saigon Military Regime Is Warned U.S. May Stop Financial And Other Aid By LEWIS GULICK WASHINGTON (AP) Sec- retary of State Dean Rusk was xpected to underline today trong I" S opposition to inter- ference by the South Vietnam- ese military with the duly con- stituted government in Saigon. Washington wants the generals to shun politics and concentrate on winning the war. Rusk holds a late morning news conference which had been scheduled before the latest power struggle in the Vietnam- ese capital. With President Johnson's ap- proval, the State Department ..ssuorl an unusuallv touch state- ment Tuesday night warning Vietnamese generals that American support the existence of n is based on Saigon gov- ernment of national unity "with- out improper interference from any group." BACK TAYLOR The .statement also gave full baclung 'o U.S. Ambassador Maxwell D. Taylor, whose ef- forts to undo Sunday's military purge of the civilian regime came under attack from the (Continued on Pagt 3) H SHOPPING DAY LEFT CHRISTMAS SEALS fight IB and other RESPIRATORY DISEASES ;