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Wellsboro Agitator, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1938, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania VOL. THE MARCH 9, 1938. WHOLE P.M. SHEFFER WAS GUEST OF HONOR At the Meeting Thursday of the Wellsboro Ro- tary The Wellsboro Rotary Club had as its guest of Francis M. of civil war at their meeting The program in his honor was presented by Mrs. L. 3. who spoke on of the War of the In introducing Mr. Dr. Laird guest of honor needs no he is well known of He is a native of Tioga having been born in Liberty 94 years At the ape of 19 he enlisted in the 28th Pennsylvania and on July 1, 1863, he mingled the laurel of Tioga ty with the blood fire of etery in the first day's tle of when the tide of rebellion threatened to sweep aside the Army of the following day he stood his ground at Little Round Top when the roads and paths literally paved by the bodies of his fallen He saw Pickett's charge on July 3, 1863, as wave after wave of the flower of the eracy were scattered us the ered leaves of In those three days he tasted the agony of defeat an supped the full pleasure of cry then was to but disease laid him low and he returned to Tioga county to regain his health and Eighteen months later he ed and marched When surrendered in 1865, our guest was walking the guard at City He had served his country service to our community began in 1889, when he was ed Sheriff of Tioga In 1894 he became office he held until 1906. In 1904 he became a member of the Wellsboro School Board and has been its secretary ever The Wellsboro Senior High School building ilj j i i ti fitting memorial to his vision in education and his lie He has never been a Rotarian but he typifies the true spirit Let a real Wellsboro's first cis M. As Mr. Sheffer rose to his the Rotarians Soldiers Never and thing About That Is Mrs. L. J. Hayden was then in Mrs. J. was men in- and described a group of leaders of the thought civil songs which were TIOGA COUNTY SHOULD BE PROUD That G. Mason Is Candidate for U. S. Says Mansfield The news that State Senator G. Mason will be a candidate for the Republican nomination for United States Senator brings the voters of Tioga ty that we have an excellent chance and opportunity of placing one of our own citizens in that important says the field This is an or that will be appreciated by oga county and one that is fitting for Senator All indications at present point to a Republican victory next The New Deal in Pennsylvania and the nation has sadly failed to be representative of the best in- of all the people and there is a growing antagonism not only among but among the Democrats through whom the New Dealers crept into Personal ambitions and selfishness among the leaders of the New Deal administration in vania is proving even to those who elected that they are not the true representatives cf the people they profess to Senator has tions that will command the re- spect of the voters and of his col- leagues in the Ever since he began his first term as State Senator it has been that he would go far in He has been mentioned as a governor of He has won the admiration of lican leaders in the state and they placed him in the highly sible position of Republican tional and now are asking that he be nominee for the United States With Mason in the Pennsylvania will have a of we will be He has of particularly fur by the he has a keen mind to see into and beyond the surface he not because he is an but because he has such an easy way of telling about a real our guest of things He has been in demand throughout the state to speaking engagements on many and everywhere he has gone he has won the admiration of his Tioga county should feel proud that we have a man whom the enough to be our national com- songs weie ten in an attempt to have a and that he has so ed national Many con- conducted himself m that office u 4-i.ni hoe ripen tests were held with verses sub- mitted from almost every country in the Congress offered for a good marching Several well known ing Oliver Wendell ed new verses for the gled but none struck popular The most ing tune was This was easily sung by the soldiers and they made up their own The John Brown referred to in the song was not the John Brown of Harper's who was captured by Col. R. E. Lee of the U. Army a few years before the outbreak of the war between the Battle Hymn of the Re- an example of a hymn which became the most popular battle At the close of Mrs. Hayden's she played a medley of civil war songs which Will You Meet My Brown's Hymn of the that his ability has been ed. It should representative feel men proud that throughout the state should consider Senator G. Mason as the one out- man can help carry the Republican ty to victory this COUNTY COURT Reckless Driver Gets Sev en Days in the County Lester of arrested by Deputy Sheriff Oliver H. Metcalf on a charge of en and disorderly was given a hearing before Justice of the Peace Andrew M. and was sentenced to a Un- able to pay the he was com- mitted to jail for 30 Earl of inn A 01 Tramp the Boys Are arrested by Officers of the Before the tic the Good Old Bugle and way Patrol for reckless pleaded guilty before Justice of the Peace Carlos P. cf and was sentenced The cuest of honor smiled to seven the county approval as the Rotarians sane sheriff H. Uillman has ir- and added for UNION SERVICE JON FRIDAY World Day of Prayer Ob- served by Wellsboro The World Day of Prayer was observed Friday Wellsboro M. E. opening with an gan recital by Mrs. Frank Miss Blanche Fuller ed at the morning Ah inspiring talk on Peace of by Mrs. Peter of the Gospel Mrs. Harry by Mrs. You Been in the Garden with Mrs. Albert of the Free Methodist gave a reading of missionary work among the A delicious luncheon was served at In the absence of the Church of Christ this part of the program was presented by Mrs. Florence V. The Baptist program under the direction of Mrs. in- cluded Mrs. C. W. Miss M. Ethel and Mrs. Ross gave a very ing talk on the Migrants of the United Harry Krause sang for this part of the Let the Beauty of Jesus Be Seen in Mrs. F. H. Shaw conducted the portion of the program assigned the Episcopal The Presbyterian program led by Mrs. Shaw was participated in by the Mrs. Fred M. Mrs. Orrin G. Mrs. Hill and Miss Katherine Miss Grace Gibson ed an enlightening talk on ent Day Conditions in Japan and Mrs. Byron Mann companied the singing of the many hymns interspersed out the TOURING BUREAU HERE COUNTRY Activities Lilted for the Next ter Monday Ball Plans day Luncheon at ne followed by Mrs. mer G. March meeting of he club card players at 8 p. m. Mrs. Joseph H. assisted by Mrs. Roy and Mra March p. ng class for quadrille and contra By popular request the lub is starting up instruction in We capable instructors and good dance music by Bobby and his All in learning out grandparents knew phone Harry Webster or mith for further information or ust come This will be real April Monday is the ate of our Annual Easter ball to e held at the Hotel nd to which invitations be by following Capt. C. F. General assisted by Mr. and Mrs. K. Mr. and Mrs. franklin Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. Mr. and John Mr. and Mrs. Leon tf r. and Mrs. Seif Mr. and Mrs. C. Wood and Mr. and Mrs. ph H. The Red and Black a engaged for the There will be variety quare and round and ed There will also be grand march and other Sunday evening about 50 ers and guests enjoyed the eria sapper followed by group nd quartette singing under the of Mrs. Miss To Be Established at Hotel by Wllcox end Mrs. Henry on delighted the audience with piano These ay evening events are becoming The regular monthly meeting of the Board of of the Tioga County Motor Club was held in the room Monday A plate lunch was served at p. after which Leroy E. of called the meeting ta Two tant committees were a good roads committe a ty These committees will meet soon to outline their year's After discussion the board de- to establish a touring bureau in the lobby of the with a girl in charge to be and the bureau to operate under the management of Larry We feel sure we would have to look a long time to find a man as capable as Mr. The next meeting of the board will be held the first Monday in April in at Avery's L. S. Secre SENATOR DAVIS TO RUN James J. Davis ed Monday he would be a date for He thus ed speculation over whether he would seek a third term in the U. S. Senate or toss his hat into thc ring for the Republican guberna Ethel of Re- spent Sunday with her Mrs. Leo Wilson and PUBLIC HEALTH this medley and added for R ruie j county visitors w made popular by the late tn At the close of the a rule for visitors at ill be mitted only on Mondays At the close of the thc hours of a inf. Mi. Sheffer shook hands with a m noo and from Q nil the and 4 p m gratitude f or time 11 A Ruth V. Baker from Leo by A. Crichton GENE IRWIN dav Gene Inun aged three 1he son of Mr. and Mrs. Cleve j of Friday at thc The i of child drank a quantity of oil Mr Harry of The funeral was and I Gordon H held Monday at the Funeral of Fred Aus Albeit K Hayward of D. and the burial in the Major General Austin Feb. 28 at the Church Good by WORKMAN Lawrence assisted While operating a buzz saw by Rev. J. Lyon rector of j his work on the construction of St. Mark's Episcopal the Moms Run James The bride is a niece of of suffered three H. Dartt and Mrs. F. R. J badly lacerated His in- of Harry Dartt is a jury was treated at the Blossburg native of county and is well known I w By the Wellsboro Business and Professional Wo men's The Wellsboro Business ant Professional Women's belt their regular meeting in their club rooms Monday Mrs Irene Public Relations had charge of the meet A short business meeting con ducted by Mary C. Cameron followed by Town's relating ti This was charge o Dr. Nettie Knapp and the follow ing Mrs. Elizabet Mrs. Irene Campbel Mrs. Helen Mtss Mirs Lang and Margaret They thc work of the County thc County tb School the Dental Hygien They reported o School Public and Extension MANY LETTERS BROADCAST Talks By Wellsboro Men Over Radio Bring Many Requests for As a result of the broadcast over Wednesday on Spaulding the Wellsboro Bureau haa received almost 150 letters from some 46 New York and vania communities requesting on Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon and the State Laurel tival to be held in June 25, 26, 27. Appearing on this Broadcast Arthur H. president of the Chamber of Fay K. Hotel and Larry Bureau ing the interview over the air mention was made that a pictorial folder of the Canyon was able to listeners who might write for it. It is the result of this statement that accounts for the widespread number of inquiries for the Canyon Requests for this literature mentioned on the broadcast have come from Sidney Montour Pine Elmira Beaver Rock Watkins Alfred Station nd also the following ania and Included in the many letters was one from a New York state istener who 45 years ago was operator at another from a lady who some 40 years ago was a clerk in a department store and many who were quite amazed to learn hat in visiting the Harrison Park club's YOUNG MAN At the Shell Gasoline Service Station Near the Borough Line Saturday Might aged 25 at the Shell gasoline station near the borough ine on Tioga shot himself with a revolver about clock Saturday night and died oon after at the Wellsboro al. He was born Sept. 27, 1912, at Canal He is survived by his Myra Keck two Barbara and a Aurelio of horning J an uncle and Mr. md Mrs. Louis of an Mrs. T. A. of Canal an Walter of 11.; two and a of Long Undertaker Ernest Davis notes in Mazzini's pockets which he turned over to Coroner The notes stated he in- to take his own He tad an operation last fall from which he had rot Dr. William F. Tioga making an decided an inquest would be The funeral be held this year they had only had a of. the country to be seemed to he were coming back this to take the drives the Canyon was also shown in famous elms and the June afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Davis Funeral Rev. C. W. burial in the Niles ey WESLEY Wesley D. Sours died Feb. 2P at a. after an illness ol eight He was born al August 2, 1865, and removed to Mansfield when a child where he spent the remainder of He married Grace Faulkner January 27, 1884. He it survived by his widow anc three Ross and of two of anc of one sister Lillian of three grandchildren and one great also several nieces ant March 1. Burial ih Mansfield REPUBLICAN The Woman's Republican Coun ell of townships will of Nor man March 16 at 2 p. m. AH members are to attend as there will election Mrs. Dee Lew is will LAUREL FETE TO BE BIG EVENT Wide Interest Shown in Tioga County's Spring Apparently determined to place the Canyon Laurel in the same important classification as the Washington Cherry Blossoms and the Shenandoah Apple motor magazines throughout the country are swamping the boro Bureau with re- quests for copy and pictures to use in these publications between now and the June Some 26 motor magazines in. nine states have in the past week asked for stories of words in length together with for their As rapidly as sible the material is being ed and sent out for One the Philadelphia has requested permission to de- vote the cover of the June edition to the motor publications in the following cities will in the next month or two carry stories on the State Laurel Festival at San N. St. Atlantic N. N. N. New D. New York N. N. and Pa. Announcements of the Festival have already appeared in the BUSINESS MEN TO Wellsboro Chamber of Commerce Making ery Effort to Please The record of the Wellsboro Chamber of Commerce under the leadership of retiring president S. L. Boom has been one of steady and brilliant The sive effort to publicize vania's Grand Canyon has met with results beyond any tions and the peak has not yet been reached because the planned activities and organization of the drive this year surpasses that of previous The only conclusion that one can draw is. thai there will be more visitors in Wellsboro this summer than ever There will doubtless be week-end after week-end when the town's ties will be taxed to the utmost to care for the and one of the of the season will be the State Laurel Festival which L. A. Woodin has been successful in Early returns cate that there will be thousands here those The time has come for the next step in developing the business to be produced from this tourist traffic and it is the belief of trie officers and directors of the ber of Commerce that it is not too early to begin getting our house in order to provide such an phere both that every visitor will leave Wellsboro with a pleasant feeling in his heart and a good word on his lips for our rfr ilia 11. larger city Sunday There is ample evidence that ing D. the thousands of people who have Pittsburgh and New Pennsylvania's Grand TEAM WINS CHAMPIONSHIP Of the Tioga County In- High School TO Dr. James F. of Superintendent of the Methodist Episcopal church will preach at the Covington March 13, at 10 at and latlin Hollow at 2. the first opportunity Dr. Bisgrove has had to visit these churches in regular service since ie was Supt. at 1937 annual JUNIOR WELFARE CARD PARTY Funds Needed for cine and Eyeglasses fof Worthy The Junior Welfare Association held a benefit bridge party at the home of Mrs. E. R. Seifert day The net proceeds were Prizes for high scores were donated by the following Wellsboro Electric Lush Mildred Dress Bower's Drug Store and Mrs. Anna High scores were won by Mrs. Ralph K. Mrs. J. R. Mrs. L. Mrs. F. White and Mrs. Eric The money taken in by the sociation will be used to buy and eyeglasses for worthy clinic children of Tioga Although the association has been functioning for over a year this is the time that a public appeal has been made for As their work increases many more children are being found whq need attention and who can not afford it. The committee were very well pleased with the response made by the women of Wellsboro for this worthy The committee in charge Mrs. James Mrs. Edward Mrs. B. G. Mrs. Elwyn H. F. shey and Mrs. E. R. er the prizes were awarded ious refreshments were served by thc The Wellsboro of the County In- Basketball defeating Knoxville 44 to 26 in the The Wellsboro Junior Varsity undefeated in two stepped out of their class Tuesday when their members went into the varsity game with ful Jordan and varsity were both missing the line-up in this the former suffering yon in the last two summers have spent many dollars in Wellsboro and in Tioga There also evidence that with proper planning and organization these groups in the future will find it pleasant to spend even more time and money in our shops and business and it is with this thought in view that every retail merchant is being asked to attend a meeting to be held day March at the ARTHUR H. DUNN IS Of the Wellsboro ber of Commerce Tourist Bureau Is The Wellsboro Chamber of I Commerce elected Arthur H. and authorized Tourist Bureau Manager Larry Woodin to embark upon an ex- program of promotion for Pennsylvania's Grand at the annual dinner meeting at the Hotel Tuesday The meeting was attended by about 50 Other officers elected Manford vice- Elwyn Fay R. and S. L. George F. son and Owen S. Dr. Harry W. Bailey headed the nominating which in- cluded also Larry Woodin and C. E. Revealing that the Canyon motional campaign has developed revenue producing projects which have made ft almost Mr. Woodin said that financial returns do not become available until the tourist season is well ad- and asked the Chamber to appropriate to be available by April 1, to carry on the work of the Tourist Without such an he bank loans would be The money was made available on motion of Percy L. A membership committee com- posed of Elmer G. George Howard H. R. Otto Walter Leon Ralph L. Roy E. and George W. appointed by President will undertake a dues iting drive Mr. Woodin reported that many Wellsboro visitors protested bitterly regarding the warnings at the and reminded the Chamber members that no such trap Walter supporting the suggestion that they to discuss plans for the forming of a Business to be composed of an elected from each division of the retail trade in According to the suggested plan the council made up of these ed representatives will formulate plans for the development of the These whatever course retailers feel advisable and may include such events as special town's retail pans may take the LUC 4 from a leg and the latter group or ever other organized effort being absent from John L. Wellsboro High School science who coached the teams is being con- for the splendid ing made by the Varsity and A star athlete at Schuylkill Haven High School and at bright Deibert began his coaching career at he served two years before coming to ENLISTS IN Richard Coles has gone to R. where he will enter the Naval Training He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy A. Coles of HIGHWAY UNION MET Local No. 22, County and Municipal of met in the Legion Building Many members were out cindering the icy but about 75 members met. Earl W. The ers were Paul C. I. 0. from Erie and Joseph T. Democratic County YOUNG WOMEN Republican Council day at Meeting at Wells Young Republican women will organize officially Monday evening pears Each elected to the council will be expected to assist in organizing his particular trade to eliminate petty differences between local competitors and to promote the idea and the fact that competition for the business is not be- tween local business men so much as it is between The majority of our visitors are here for only a day or two days and our entire effort should be bent toward making their stay a pleasant one for them and a one for our not was with George as an investigating com- President L. 3.) WILLIAM William son of Philander and Mary Niles died day at the Hornell Tha funeral will be held today at 1 p. at the M. E. burial in the Middlebury Union MAY USE GLASS TOPPED BUSSES To Transport Visitors Summer to vania's Grand Twenty-five of the Wellsboro Lions Club attended the regular meeting at the Hotel Monday map was prepared by Ralph pert and James Suhr showing cations of the various vania communities which are ning to send Queens to the State ward fostering local jn June H rd Campbell gave an in- The suggested division of retail j sketch of the life of groups is along the f cHowing Walter P. An invita (a) Automobile and Service Houses and Tourist Liquor and Soda Other Retail Once it is also hoped tion to attend the Public tions Dinner sponsored by the Business and Professional men's Club Monday March 21, was accepted by the ing Various committees of the State Laurel on that these various i Festival reported progress in their certain rues of fair trade for or which will operate to their feature of the dinner was benefit and which will eliminate corn on cob which any business practices earned on by any or any GLEN GILLETTE IS PINCHOT Glen of has been selected as campaign ager in county for the ford Pinchot Wednesday Morning will in the Green Free Library at Mrs Helen will be in charge of the by The 1 of this delicacy was a which are distasteful to the of he or to the after Further plans in the Every retailer n asked buwes tHs summer to be at the f transportation of Canyon day evening at 8 o clock and to tft state Forest forth any or ted by clarence tions he may Jmc Carl Collins reported be t plans way to have two I topped Ford busses for the Laurel NATHAN Nathan aned died in Rutland He i survived bv THOMAS Thomas aped 61 organize officially Monday evening by Thomas aped 61 at the al S Cora cf Lou of Morns Of and will hear Thelma H Of Pa afternoon at president of the j Mark a illness burg Young Republican Mrs. of the Edward Hill is i Mark a lu of at j He is survived bj Thr funeral held A Mrs. Mi's C. Mrs. Marie Miss Irene wyn Bailey Misses Betty Peggy Ruth Helen Spencer and will be furnished by the All Young Women arc invited to is survived by hid Amelia Etner at in thc j inRi Calvin of and Robert of Glens N. Y. The will be held Evelyn of row afternoon at 2 o'clock at the and Howard of Mansfield Funeral Home m were married at 11 o'clock Rev Albert K. Havward rector morning at thc Methodist Ft. Paul's Episcopal of- at burial in the attended Louise Lawrence oi and Mr. Horning was employed for art. of They left for years at Niagara Falls and points in Hotel in and had many
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