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Adams County News (Newspaper) - January 02, 1915, Gettysburg, PennsylvaniaAdams county vetos Gettysburg saturday Jamaury 2nd, 1915. Lift quarantine will build frat on next monday House on Campus All Tot eight mams camry tawn Sucias wih be freed the Early part eff next week. Sale permits will Given in an others. In a Telephone conversation to the Adams county news wednesday or. J. Marshall state veterinarian announced that on next monday the quarantine for Hoof and Mouth disease would be removed from every township in Adams county except the following Berwick Conewago Germany Hamilton it. Pleasant Oxford Reading and Union. It will be noticed that these Are the districts in the Southern and Eastern sections of the county where the disease has appeared. The Northern and Western ends have not been affected and will be released entirely. Regarding the releasing of the townships still under quarantine after monday or. Marshall said that he thought they too would be free in Side of a month. He continued unless there Are new cases found we should be Able to clean up the present infection in a very Short time. Some other cases May be found. There was another farm discovered tuesday and there May be one or two others. In a month however we should be Able to release Adams county the news called or. Marshall s attention to the inconvenience which would be experienced by Farmers in the townships still under quarantine regarding the holding of sales. We have arranged that matter he said. A Farmer living in a quarantined township and desiring to have Sale need simply apply to our department at Harris Burg and we will Send an agent to examine his premises and his Stock. If everything is All right he will get his permit and can go ahead and arrange for his the Day of the Sale we will again Send one of our agents and he will give the necessary per mits for moving the Stock. Sales can therefore be held on every farm where there is no danger of spreading the or. Marshall explained to the news that these agents would be sent upon request and without charge to the Farmer asking for the Sale per Mit. The above constitutes the Best news that Adams county Farmers have for Many Days. It is in line with or. Marshall s Promise made at the fruit growers convention several weeks ago and first published in the news the arrangements for the freeing of certain townships and for the holding of sales under permits from Harris Burg also appears in the news exclusively to Day. The Herd condemned on tuesday was a Small one consisting of two cows on the farm of d. S. Sell near Sells station the disease was contracted through secondary infection and was by pigeons it is thought. Celt efe trustees Brant pro Riefe to Njma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Students will have the stay for commencement week. Permission to erect another sub Stantial fraternity House on the Cam pus the establishment of another group in the curriculum and a change in the closing work of the school year were among the activities of the Board of trustees of Gettysburg col lege which met in Harrisburg on tuesday in its annual mid Winter ses Sion. The local chapter of the Sigma will fight the horse Falls on liquor Lige Sesi top of Surrey i t a but two Uttira hotels Aatif other topples Ever Tweto Fott Ink Art pay town and teachers hear other players of pension plan licensed places invt at m re lands on reef of Alpha Epsilon fraternity was granted permission to erect a chapter House North of Glatfelter Hall equipped with Kitchen dining room Pool room gymnasium swimming Pool and Bowling Alley privileges. This part of the Campus will be established As a sort of fraternity Sigma Chi Al ready having a Lodge there and Theta Phi some time ago being granted Pel Mission similar to that now Given Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The trustees also decided to allow two members to room in each frat i nity House to act As caretakers. Per Mission to erect dormitory houses was refused some time ago but it is believed that it will be advisable to have one or two students there All the time. Had this been the Case at the old a. T. 0. House that disastrous fire might have been prevented. The new course established will be my stances fim Temperance interests. Comity alleging that they do not have a sufficient number of signers whose names Are not on other liquor License applications remonstrances have been filed against the re licensing of hotel Gettysburg the Lincoln Way hotel City hotel Washington hotel Eagle hotel Gettysburg bottling works John Kimpler wholesale liquor store and Hartzell s restaurant All in Gettysburg and John d. May known As group 3, and will be the ers and mrs. Mary Riffle of Littles town. It will be noticed that the Battle Field hotel and the hotel Are the Only two licensed places in Gettys Burg not affected by the action. The Law covering the matter pro Vides that License cannot be granted where there Are less than twelve names which do not appear on any other application. The petitions in question have As Low As three separate signers As is the Case with the Eagle hotel application to eleven signers each for the Washington House and mrs. Riffle Littlestown. One signer s name appears on five petitions while four Are on four each. The action is brought by we. And we. Arch Mcclean attorneys for the anti Saloon league and the woman s Christian Temperance Union. The following names Are Given on entertained friends Young Folk gather at Carlisle Street Home. Miss Jeanne s. Heined entertained a mumber of her friends at her Home on Carlisle Street tuesday evening. Those invited were James Gilliland Robert Hartley Keith Berger Rex Gilbert Selmar Hess. Hadley Heindel and Bronley Ammon of York misses Ruth Stallsmith Elizabeth Evans Lucile Bender Elizabeth Huber Elizabeth Bigham Louise Waid Rich Elizabeth Mcilhenny Myrle Stouffer Lorene Roth Louise Bender Martha major and Margaret major. Want More room for Hagerstown Post office addition recommended. Secretary Mcadoo sent to con Gress a supplementary estimate of appropriations required for carrying on the work of construction of Public buildings already authorized by views acts of Congress. Among the appropriations he recommends is one of for completing the Post of fice at Hagerstown together with an additional appropriation of for rent of temporary quarters for the temporary accommodation of govern ment officials at Hagerstown. Spa Fri history and political science group. Instead of finishing the school work for the three lower classes each year on the Friday or saturday preceding commencement week their last examinations will not be Given until Mon Day or tuesday of that week. This will have the effect of keeping the entire student body Here for the exercises of commencement whereas a Large num Ber formerly went Home As soon As their last examination was taken. This change will require the ring until september of announcing the class hours. Senior honors will continue to be announced on commencement Day. It was also decided to make compulsory attendance at evening Church service on baccalaureate Sun Day. Tha c is the time of the annual address to the y. A. Of the col lege and the action will insure a Large attendance of students. Stephen Remington Wing acting professor of mechanical and electrical engineering was advanced to a full professorship. Resolutions of regret Over or. Dun bar s illness were passed which also expressed the gratification of the Board Over his improved condition. Dean Shailer Mathews of the divinity school of the University of Chicago was granted the honorary degree of doctor of Laws. Or. Mathews is a writer and lecturer of National reputation and is the presi Dent of the Federated Council of the churches of Christ in America. The constituent bodies of this Council consist of thirty of the leading pro Testant evangelical denominations in America numbering communicant members and additional adherents. He Avill leave in the very near future on a special Mission to Janan. The oldest living graduates of Gettysburg College Are Rev. William Gerhardt of Martinsburg w. Va., 97 years old and Rev. William f. Yes Ter. D., of Crete neb., 93 years of age. Rev. Or. Eyster entered College from Harrisburg. And was graduated in 1839 while Rev. Or. Gerhardt entered from Berlin and was graduated with the class of 1841. Or. Eyster is therefore a College graduate of 75 years standing and Rev. Or. Ger Hardt is a close second with 73 years to his credit As a College Man. As far As known the alumni histories of no other College in the country show such remarkable age records or so Long a time since graduation from col lege As stand to the credit of these two men. The Board adopted suitable resolutions of congratulations which each remonstrance As those whom the attorneys represent a. I. Weidner president f. E. Taylor Secretary c. F. Floto treasurer Luther Mcgarvey e. Stocks lager j. B. Baker c. S. Reaser e. P. Miller s. Gray Bigham Samuel Bream c. W. Baker and w. E. Gove of the Adams county committee of the anti Saloon league and the Fol lowing representing the Adams county w. T. A. Miss Annie Sheely president mrs. Helen Keith vice president mrs. Mary e. Gove. Treasurer. Injure i m mishaps. Mas leg broken. The unusual sight struggling on top of a Many or. Ohe of a horse Surrey was Many thanks Gettysburg Santa Claus gave piness to Mountain Folk. Hap the messengers of Santa Claus in Gettysburg May feel amply rewarded for their time and trouble if they will read this letter from a woman living in the Mountain above Biglerville. It was sent to Santa Claus in care of the Gas company office and said the one pair of shoes was too Nar Row for the Little girl so i gave the Little boy s shoes to her and they Are All right. Please Send a pair for the boy like you did Send. They Are such Nice Little shoes. The children were certainly pleased with everything they got except the Little boy Teu years old. There was nothing in for him. He wanted a Raincoat but he said Chat maybe he ought not to ask for so much. He wished that he had asked for a warm pair of gloves and a sweater for school. He cried a Little so the boy 14 years old gave him i knife so he was pleased. It would have been a sad Christ Mas if it had not been for your kind people. Many thanks to you. They say there were children s underwear and bedclothes Given out to the poor. I certainly could have made Good use of some for it s pretty cold up Here in the will Start factory afforded attendants at the Early ser vice at Conewago Chapel As the re sult of an Accident in which a team belonging to Francis g. Smith of near mount Rock figured. Or. Smith had taken his family to the Church and after they had gotten out of the vehicle was just about to tie the horses when the Large Bell on the Church started to ring. The horses backed Over the ice and plunged into the trolley Cut about twelve feet deep at that place. The Surrey went Down first and one of the horses fell directly on top of it. Both animals were slightly injured and the top and other parts of the vehicle were wrecked. Mrs. Henry w. Smith of near Irishtown accompanied by her son Edward and two daughters misses Alphonzine and Anna were victims of an Accident after attending ser vice at the Chapel. As they were leaving for Home their Sleigh was overturned by a vehicle being backed against it and the occupants were thrown out on the ice. Edward who had hold of the lines was dragged some distance before he succeeded in stopping the horses and sustained a badly bruised shoulder and other painful injuries. Miss Alphonzine sustained a badly discoloured Eye besides injuries about the body. No damage was done to the Sleigh or horses. Henry Otto of it. Pleasant town ship. Met with a very serious Acci Dent at his Home near Swift run school House. Or. Otto who is now 77 years old. Was doing some work about his Home when he fell on the breaking we of his left leg at the hip joint. A local physician adjusted the injury and the Ira Plank has great plans far Getty swi s Ball base team hex summer. T0 play wily first class nines. Ambitious plans for placing Gettysburg on the base Ball map during the summer of 1915 have been forum Many friends of or. Otto Hope for an entire and speedy recovery. While George of East Ber Lin was returning from York in descending the Eisenhart Hill near that town his Auto skidded into the Gutter and was overturned breaking the Windshield and fenders. The occupants escaped injury. Halland the 10 year old son of or. And mrs. Walter Miller of new Oxford met with a painful mishap. The with a number of companions was coasting when the coaster struck a Gully and he was thrown off Dis locating his Elbow joint besides straining several of the ligaments. A physician gave the necessary Atten Tion. While Albert Thompson son of Charles Thompson of near East Ber in was on his Way to Eisenhart s lated by Captain and manager Ira Plank who has made tentative arrangements with a number of players of known reputation and will sign them finally As soon As the Nancia end of the proposition is worked out the town players As Well As those imported will All be paid salaries. Manager Plank has his entire in Field assured and will be Able to re Tain Oyler who has Given Plank i Promise that he will stay Here even though his salary May not be quite so Large As that offered him in Hanover the pitching staff is practically arranged for together with one of the outfielders so that two vacant out Field positions Are All that need to be filled and several Good men Are in Prospect for those jobs. Manager Plank does not care to divulge the line up until the deals Are finally closed. It is the plan of the local manage ment to put a team in the Field of sufficient strength to meet on an Equa basis such nines As Hagerstown Chambersburg Frederick Martins with the team represent Gettys Burg and Hanover that is expected to Burg there will be no difficulty about arranging games with these towns it is believed and none of the smaller towns which were taken on last year to fill up the schedule will be consid ered. In other words Gettysburg is to be brought up to the level of other places in this Vicinity which for years have had their professional teams. The financing of this project it is will the jut Small proposition. A fund of about or. Plank estimates will be necessary to carry out the plans which would provide a win Ning aggregation. With this to Start on and a fast team in the Field the Gate receipts would be All that would be necessary to keep up the running expenses. Every Effort will be made to keep Down these expenditures to a minimum so that reasonable salaries can be paid the players desired. Base Ball took great hold on Gettys Burg last year and the town will be sure to give ready support to a plan which will assure it of fast Ball with first class teams during next sum two Mill with a Load of Grain the i cases he was driving became manageable and ran away. The rear Axle of the Wagon was broken and one of the animals was considerably injured. Mrs. James Timmins of near Brush run school House it pleasant town ship met with a painful mishap at her Home. Mrs. Timmins was doing some work about the House when her feet slipped on the ice causing her to fall. A Large Gash was Cut in the Back of her head and she sustained other injuries about the body. A local physician gave the wounds necessary attention. Or. Johns to Start manufacture of cigars. S. L. Johns of Mcsherrystown. Will again take up the manufacture of cigars. He expects to open the Imperial factory with a Force of Twenty five hands on january 11. To meet january 5 the Thresher men of Adams county together with All others interested in traction engines will meet in the court House on the afternoon of Jan uary 5 at one o clock. Mer. Sleigh ing party Arendtsville party visits at Home of e. N. Hartman. Boy pays disturbed peace of spelling Bee in a county school. David Baker son of George Baker of Reading township was arrested by Constable w. E. Hensil of new Oxford on a warrant issued by jus Tice r. M. Straley on oath of c. A. Stock teacher of Baker s school charging the defendant a Pupil of the school with misconduct during a spelling Bee. The Case was amicably settled by the defendant paying All costs which amounted to postponed literary society places its meeting one week later. The meeting of the Irving literary society of Biglerville announced for january 1 has been postponed to january 8. Warns pm my takes keen interest farm Vemont a Fafek Pra Mes retirement measure for Puttie Schaal teachers m tit state. Adams county teachers attending the state meeting in Harrisburg this week were keenly interested in the matter of pensions which came before the sessions. A plan for a teachers retirement system in Pennsylvania with a Bill to be presented to the legislature meet ing next week to carry the proposed scheme into effect was made Public wednesday night by professor j. George Becht president of the Council of the state educational association and chairman of a committee to make a study of the subject. Accompanying the report and Bill were statements made by Raymond w. Sies of Pitts Burgh an expert on the subject. The proposed Bill establishes teach ers retirement under state control. The fund is to be provided by contributions from the teachers according to a scale which is outlined in the Bill and by4 state appropriation. The qualifications for retirement upon a pension Are thirty years service at least eight months per year and age of sixty years. The maximum pension that can be paid is a year and the minimum eighty per cent of the minimum salary of the Grade of the teacher. In Case of disablement it is proposed to allow a pension of one sixth of the average monthly salary during the last forty months employed. A state retirement Board is to named by the superintendent of pubic instruction to contain representatives of teachers of All grades in the state school system. This Board will act on All applications for retirement and make rules for administration. Pensions Are to be paid quarterly. A weddings is Given Call a Sleigh ing party from Arendtsville spent a very enjoyable evening on monday evening at the Home of e. N. Hartman and family near benders Ville. Those present were or. And College graduate May go to York from Baltimore. Rev. G. Alfred Getty of St. John s evangelical lutheran Church Balti mrs. E. N. Hartman or. And mrs. L has received a Call from Zion will be formally engrossed and sent to s. Breidenbaugh As editor was re them Cei Ved and its acceptance recommend at a meeting of the joint commit tee appointed by the Board and the at their meeting in alumni to publish the Pennsylvania prof. A. R. Wentz was College Book the resignation of or. Historian of the College. for favourable action by the alumni chosen As h. Rice or. And mrs. H. Lady or. And mrs. One Heckenluber or. And mrs. Ralph Knouse or. And mrs. Earl Hartman Ada Hartman Bertha Hartman Carrie lady Mary lady Ruth Knouse Verna Knouse Hazel Knouse Isabella Heckenluber John Rice Robert Hartman Clyde lady Ira lady Luther lady Roy lady Roy Heckenluber Paul Hartman. Mark Hartman Fred. H. Settlemeyer has gone to lutheran Church at York. He is asked to take the place of Rev. Or. T. T. Everitt. He has not yet decided whether or not he will accept the Call. On sunday january 10, the re formed churches at Abbottstown and new Oxford will vote on the name of Rev. Walter e. Garrett of Braddock As pastor. He has been nominated by the joint consistory of the charge. William Ingersoll has returned to Philadelphia after spending several miss Maud Katherine Fogle of Hazleton and Harvey n. Gilbert of Chambersburg were married at the iride s Home on tuesday. The Cere Mony was performed by Rev. John Wagner pastor of the Bride. After he bedding the couple left for Brook me mass., where they will make heir future Home. The Bride is a popular Young lady f Hazleton and is a graduate of get Syburg College class of 1910, of which or. Gilbert was also a member is now employed As research chem St with the firm of Arthur d. Little nc., of Boston mass. Miss Eva rothhaupt and John h. Pape both of Gettysburg were mar ried in Baltimore on monday. The Bride is a daughter of mrs. Harry rothhaupt of rothhaupt s Mill. Or. Pape is employed at the National garage. They will reside in an apart ment in the Kalbfleisch building. Miss Ethel a. Bumbaugh daughter of or. And mrs. S. J. Bumbaugh of Atlantic City formerly of Gettys Burg was married Christmas eve to George p. Cramer also of Atlantic City. Miss Genevieve Johns daughter of or. And mrs. S. L. Johns of Gables near Mcsherrystown and or. Roger k. Sell of Hanover were mar ried tuesday evening at in St. Mary s rectory Mcsherrystown by Rev. L. Aug. Reudter. After a wedding trip to cities they will reside in Mcsherrystown where or. Sell is associated with or. A. Keagy in the practice of Medicine. Miss Mary c. Decker of Carlisle and Maurice d. Bosserman of near East Berlin were married december 24, at the Home of the Bride s parents in Carlisle by Rev. P. Berry Plum Mer. Washington d. C., for a few Days. Days at Hill top farm. H. Gray Lott who was visiting his parents or. And mrs. W. H. Lott has returned to his Home in new York City

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