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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - May 1, 1968, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania WEATHER FORECAST Uoudy with hcatlorcd frost, low 34 to 42. Thursday mostly sunny, in mid 60s. THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Truth Ottr Guide Good Our Aim ESTABLISHED 1902 With Honor To Ourselves And Profit To Our Patrons GOOD EVENING A pewsimiit sees an ache in every apple blosbom. Vol. 66, No. 104 County'! Only Daily GETTYSBURG, PA., WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 1, 1968 Leased Wlro Member of Tht Associated Press PRICE TEN CENTS THREE PURSE SNATCHERS PLEAD GUILTY Two young men and p girl Tuesday entered pleas of guilty in Adams County Court to eight counts resulting from the rob- beiv of pocketbooks from two women and the attempted taking of a third. The three were Clifford J. Wagaman, 25, Aspers R. 1; his brother, William J. Wagaman, 20, of Gettysburg R. 3, and 18- yeai-old Charlotte C.-Englebert, Fifth St. Each is charged witn three counts of robbery, two counts of receiving stolen goods and three counts of conspiracy hi the Marc 11, snatching of a pocketbook from Mrs. Carolyn Redding, 262 Baltimore St., as she walk- ing along Baltimore St. near Wade Ae; the March 13 snatch- ing of the pocketbook of 78-year- old Mrs. Euphemia Riley, 20 N. Washington St., as she ap- proached St. Francis Xavier Church o atend services and the attempted theft of the pocket- boook of Mrs. Margaret Bock as she attempted to enter her home at 102 Hanover St. Mrs. Bock screamed and the thieves ran off without actually obtaining her pocketbook. SERIOUS CRIME Noting that "robbery is one of the most serious of Judge John A. MacPhail asked the three, before permitting them to enter pleas of guilty, whether they were aware that the court could impose a maxi- mum of 10 years in jail and a fine of for each robbery charge. The judge also asked if they were aware that they could be given five years and fined on each charge of receivin stolen property, and could be given fines and two years Covered Bridge Unit Meets Here On Sat. The regular monthly meeting of the Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society of Pennsylvania, Inc., will be held at Hickory Bridge Farm, Orrtanna, at 2 p.m. Satur- day.. A program of games and hayrides will be prseented by Miss Florine Strayer, program chair man. At p.m. a country style dinner will be served after which prizes will be awarded for cos- tumes and a program -commemo- rating the ninth anniversary ol the founding of the society will be kiven by Miss Florine Strayer, years on each of the con- spiracy charges. One of the three, William Jo- seph Wagaman, also pleaded guilty to the theft of from the pocketbook of Miss Anna Mc- Sherry, W. Middle St., and en- tered pleas of guilty to charges of burglary, larceny, robbery, receiving stolen goods and con-. WORKMEN IN LAST AREA FOR TOWN CLEANUP Gettysburg borough workmen today and Thursday are in "District 5" of the town t< pick up all debris placed for col lection as part of the town's an nual "Cleanup campaign.' District 5 is the last section t be reached in the campaign which began April 15, with th town divided into five district for the purposes of the collection The other four districts were co lected previously. Section Five includes that are of Gettysburg west of Baltimor St. and Steinwehr Ave., south of W. High St., and east of the for- mer railroad track at the Catholic Cemetery. In the areas of W. High, Breckenridge, West, S. Franklin, S. Washington, South, and Baltimore Sts., where there are alleys, the residents are asked to place debris along the alleys. In the Colt park section, where there are no alleys, the debris should be placed at side- walks. Borough Manager Kuhn said that so far Down Goes Protester NEW YORK New York City piamclothc? policemen deposit a otuiont protester on the -jroumJ JS too gently, aXr he and others holdmg ..t-.ns m Columbu. y nu.ldmg- were by the police Tuesday. (AP Wirephoto) spiracy in connection with the March Sanders ELECT SEIDEL AS MAYOR AT EMMITSBURG Emmitsburg chose a new tward of commissioners and a new mayor Tuesday. With 45 of the more than 700 eligible voters going to the polls, the Emmitsburg residents named Thomas W. Bellinger and J. Norman Flax as their new commissioners, succeeding incumbents Quinn F. Topper and Samuel C. Hays. Flax, who had been a com- missioner previously and re- signed some months ago, was high man in the balloting, re- ceiving 275 votes. Bellinger won the other commissioner post with 257 votes; Hays had 183 and Topper 161 votes. PROFESSOR AT MOUNT Robert A. Seidel was elected mavor with 215 votes compared to 195 for James T. Welty and 36 for Attorney Patrick F. X. McGucken. The present .nayor, Guy A. Baker Jr., ahd not sought re-election. The new offi- cers will assume their duties Monday. Emmitsburg's new burgess, Robert A. Seidel, is assistant professor of business adminis- tration at ML St. Mary's Col- lege and has beefi a resident of the Emmitsburg area for 16 years. He was an honor gradu- ate of Mt St Mary's College, received bis master's degree in business administration from The American University, Washington, D. C., and then re- turned 1o the Mount as a tcach- Charles 'we have had the best cleanup ever. I don't know when we removed so much trash and debris. Many noted they had been especially careful in cleaning out attics and basements because the fire haz- ard was so forcibly brought to their attention by the major fires in the town this year." TLuhn also called attention of town residents to compost piles as offenders in the "battle against the fiy." He urged all who may maintain such piles screen them so flies cauot get to the piles and lay their eggs. The heat of the piles hatches the eggs of flies, he noted, "and if the fly cannot get to the com- post pile, there wDl be fewer flies." COURT HEARS BANKERS CASE ON STOCK SALE A number of attorneys were pMsint ;n Adams County court 'J uc-day afternoon in connection with three matters pertaining to tin' Bankers Insurance Group I I'S he attorneys met in chambers with Judge John A. MacPhail, d then later in the courtroom u h r 20. 1967. cc on Baltimore St Dr. 'hrt thi crrMce hrd been i en "'ere 1 Mr He tcsti- Fnzle 1-1JI ARcn hc !0 ?M OUt Liner an anvunt w mid be paid (Continued On Page'2) Home Management Course Tonight Mrs. Helen D. Tunison, exten- sion home economist, will be the leader of the.-home manage- ment course this eening at :30 o'clock in the West St. branch of the Gettysburg Nation- al Bank. Mrs. Tuaison is a grad- uate of the University of Con- necticut m home economics ed- ucation. The first session of the home management course which is sponsored by the Adams County Council of Churches will inolve wff eds Suffer Heavy Losses; Shift Pressure From Khe Sanh Area To Northeast budgeting ideas. will toe given on Suggestions to live by Miklos Rozra; (Continued On 2) LOCAL WEATHER hjgh __._________40 Today a Today sA. I ram _____ St GETS STAT6 POST Jacob M Yinglfflg. OMI Mr and Mrs nglwiR, S been Agww, to the board of visitor's of 1he Maryland School the Deaf, Henry Mo- Mam, wbo resigned Mr is a member for the third rml -I Mraighl da> in 1hc ten rrmer of Smith Vietn.im. where rm c U S and Smith N h reported killmc of the I I i, M -hi hr j.ins i s i ith Victnacm's n r li< n 1 K" i orlh inn. A-icre thr I 1< IM ,i! Knir i i i 77 d bitter on one's present income." time will be allowed for discussion. Refreshments will be provided by the Gettysburg Churchwomen United. The public is invited to attend all home management classes. GIVE CONCERT HERE FRIDAY FOR PARENTS The Gettysburg College Or- chestra, conducted by Prof. Nor- man K. Nunamaker. will pre- sent a two-part concert, a fea- ture of the college's spring mu- sic festival and Parents' Week- end Friday at 8 p.m. in Christ ChapeL For its first part of the pro- gram, the orchestra will play Overture to "The Magic by Mozart, and Symphony Xo. Si in B Minor by; Schubert. The second part of the pre- program includes: Adagio for Strings by Barber, and Suite Frovincale by Milhaud. Prcf. Nunamaker has been a member of the college music fac ulty since 1963. From 1955-59. he was a member of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. He also served as concertmaster of the Bowline Green Slate University Svmpbony Orchestra from 1955- Traditional-April showers-were conspicuous- by- their- absence as the driest April in three years went into the records today. Last month was the fourth this year with a shortage of rainfall and Gettysburg Tunes weather records show precipitation for the first third of this year is only about 57 percent of normal. Already short 5 33 inches so far this year, Gettysburg is ex- periencing one of the driest springs on record here. Moisture in the form of rain or snow has totaled only 7.42 inches in four months. The April shortage of rainfall was 1.72 inches. Rainfall measured 1.79 inches. There was no measurable snow. April of last year got 2 6 inches of rain. WARMEST SINCE '60 Although April was-dry it did not set any records in that re- u BULLETINS 58. He a of Bowling Green Slate where he rccened decree in spect. The driest April on record here came in 1946 when only 46 hundredths of an inch of rain were measured here. At the other extreme, the wettest April here was in 1928 with 7.29 inches Measurable amounts of ra'ji fell on only days last month. Last month was the warmest April here since 1960. The tem- perature range was from 84 on April 14 to a low of 28 on April 6. Freezing temperatures were recorded on only three days last month. The average daily temperature was 54.05 degrees. Normal here is 52 6 degrees. The record for hot Aprils is held bv 1921 when the mercury got up to 90 and the was .SR8 The chilliest April was m 3907 at 468 degrees for a daily dav r 1hc 1lt He a Maxtor of Mu- sir decree from Indiana Vnner- and cmnpltted re- qiiirerrcTiK for a doctor dl decree from the -a me unnenin Iniii.mn 1 nner-iU maker Mndinl with Prci W.il tcr Kant.mann Thr pro2i.ini public. To Banquet Tonight Ibr 1 5. "MATinr n i< L in fi rf j'u i Dr Robert K ]jct-t 'ft FU n e 1empTa- luie r-2S whuh is Uo pnrrrwl tin re ,jtH 1 <3e( ApnJ. The Vnpf r.-ituro uaii frnm on the Hth 1" on S7 R.ITJ then rn TI The if A iim Af.nl 12
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