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Delta Herald-Times (Newspaper) - April 13, 1933, Delta, PennsylvaniaDelta Herald times Tow set Iceni Tork county Pemaj Lumu and Nort Fem Harych vol. La. No. 15 Delta York county pa., thursday april 13, 1933 locals easter pageant Delta Cardiff Whiteford miss Rose Bower spent saturday and sunday at the Home of mrs. Charles Myers. Or. And mrs. Alvin Mccausland of Baltimore were week end guests of or. And mrs. John a. Orr. Or. And mrs. Purdy Maffett of Harrisburg spent the week end at the Home of or. And mrs. John h. Wheeler. The following enjoyed saturday at the Home of Arlene and Hershel car Ico misses Louise Jones Janet hol land and master Ralph Cantler. Or. And mrs. O. H. Heaps were recent Baltimore visitors. Mrs. Charles r. Thompson has re turned Home from a visit with her son Rankin Thompson and family of Philadelphia. John Orr had As sunday guests or. And mrs. Murrell Meade of Baltimore. Mrs. Norman scythes of Yoe was a week end guest at the Home of or. And mrs. William Thompson. An easter pageant entitled the i Cross of Light will be presented by the Westminster Guild chapter of slate Ridge Church in the Church auditorium sunday evening at 8 o clock. This pageant is not Only entertaining but brings anew the won Der and Beauty of the easter Story. The music is most impressive con sisting of solos chorus singing and a children s chorus of All old familiar easter tunes. Miss Anita heaps rep resents easter. The other characters As follows Rachel a Young woman of mrs. Lester Williams Adah a Young sister of miss Margaret Stokes Mary the Mother of James mrs. Henry Mobley Salome miss Gertrude Orr Mary Magdeline miss Helen Lytle Barti Maeus Philip Kilgore Reuben Hus band of Henry Jones read Frank Thomas. The following symbolic characters love miss Alice Wheeler Faith miss Beryl Wyman Hope mrs. Luis Quin Teros Joy mrs. Emory Lowe peace mrs. Walter Jenkins truth miss Janice Harry life miss Louise Doo service miss Dorothy Kilgore or. And entertained Gorrow mrs Amos Scarborough unbelief miss Ethel Hughes. The follow ing soloists misses Evelyn Grove Beryl Wyman and Alice Wheeler. Organist miss Evelyn Grove. At cards on thursday evening the following guests or. And mrs. Clay ton Lowe or. And mrs. Willis bul Ette or. And mrs. Howard Proctor jr., or. And mrs. Howard Hamilton or. And mrs. David Pyle or. And mrs. Stanley Amos or. And mrs. Ployd Wyman and or. And mrs. Charles Warner. Miss Dorothy Aberts was a week end guest of miss Dorothy heaps of Claymont Del. Mrs. Harry Morrow and daughters Evelyn and Dorothy of York Are spending the week end at the Home of or. And mrs. Harry Thompson. Harry Hampton Aberts of the u. S. Army Washington d. C. Visited his brother Norman of Delta and gave a talk in the Bangor school on Friday evening mrs. Cleveland heaps of Claymont Del. Was the guest of her father John Smith and friends Here for several _ _. Mrs. Cyrus h. Boyle is nursing her sister mrs. C. W. Sidwell. Callers at the Home John Orr on sunday afternoon were James Camp Bell of Fallston and Robert Camp Bell of Forest Hill. Or. And mrs. Howard Martin of Forest Hill were guests of or. And mrs. Norman aborts East Mam St. Mrs. Gorrel and daughter miss Emma Gorrell of Aberdeen spent sunday with or. And mrs. Wilson Gorrel Delta. Randall Little son of mrs. Elizabeth Jones is reported quite ill. Or. And mrs. William Tweedle spent sunday in Bel air my. Or. And mrs. Howard Fowler and miss Darcey Mckee spent a Day recently in Baltimore. Or. And mrs. Norman scythes of Yoe or. And mrs. William Thompson and children Billy and sue Ann and miss Judy Schwartz were sunday guests of or. And mrs. Leroy Wai lick of Pequea and also called on or. And mrs. James Legrande and family of Chestnut level. Or. And mrs. Rupert i. Stubbs and daughter Cornelia and son Winter son spent sunday with mrs. Hamil ton Smith Severn my. And mrs. Betty Winterson of Linthicum Heights my. Or. And mrs. Richard Rees at tended the Welsh presbytery at wind Gap a. On saturday and sunday. Crop loan application forms still available s. M. Wass of the crop production loan office emphasizes that Farmers who still wish to apply for Loans May get application Blanks As Well As help of making the application from their county agent. The Law forbids any charge being made for help in the preparation of the loan applications but such fees As that of a notary for recording "etc., Are allowed. A loan May not be approved for the amount applied for and if it is reduced the proper reduction will be made on the forms filled out at the time the application is made. In the event that the loan is not approved the note and turned to the applicant the application and voucher being retained by the c. P. L. Office. The Loans this year Are not Only limited to but the regulations require that borrowers reduce the acreage of their Cash crops 30 per cent under that grown in 1932, except growers who farm very limited acreages. The regulations provide a Fine of up to and imprisonment up to six months for material false representations made to get a loan. As in the past the Borrower must give a. First Lien on his crop. Loans Bear interest at cent and Are due on or before october 31, 1933. No loan in excess of will be made to any applicant who is in arrears on As Many As two previous Loans made by the Secretary of Agri culture. The regulations make it unlawful for any person to dispose of or assist in disposing of any crops Given As Security for any crop loan except for the account of the Secretary of Agri culture and provide for Fine and imprisonment for violation of the regu lation. Each Borrower must agree to Plant a Garden for his Home use and to Plant sufficient acreage to furnish feed for his livestock. The Benefit of holy Cross Church. Re procured at the and miss Margaret Galbreath Delta spent the week end with his Mother mrs. Agnes Garey at state College a. Fred Ramsay and family have moved to the farm at two Pines and Highland stores on and after monday april 17. Miss Mary e. Hose of Dallastown who has been visiting relatives Here returned to her Home on monday. Rev. And mrs. Hammond spent last week in Scranton visiting their Daugh Galbreath Dorothy Jacl mrs. William o. Jones and the Williams and John Scarborough spent i children. Peggy Jane and Helen thursday in Baltimore. Louise. Or. C. Macomber and daughter or of mrs. Robert c. Roberts miss and Kermit Orr visited visited or. And mrs. John c. Glackin Washington on sunday to see the j 01 Lancaster Cherry blossoms. Invitations have been issued for the or. And mrs. Frank r. Grove of York visited mrs. August Lay Delta marriage of miss Marjorie Gene Cook i r d on daughter of or. And mrs. Albert de or. And mrs. Albert Ruff of car diff and miss Mary e. Hose of dal Lashown spent sunday afternoon with former s Uncle and aunt or. B. Orr of Constitution ind mrs. B. F. Ulcy continued on Page 4 Ward Cook of Caldwell n. J., to Warren Ramsay Williams son of or. Ond mrs. Harry j. Williams of Kings ton which is to take place on sat j i w urday april 20, at in the meth Odist episcopal Church at Caldwell. Reception will immediately follow i urn ceremony at or Penbrook country club. Ladies auxiliary the lady minstrels of the Daugh hold bake Sale ices of America will give their show t at of Highland Hall saturday night the ladies auxiliary of the Delta april 22. Beginning at 8 o clock for Cardiff fire company will hold a .11. M m. I bake Sale in the o. C. Jones storeroom on saturday april 22. Former resident sends news from Long Beach r. F. D. 2, Box 237 acid and one for caustic soda. The Long Beach Cal. Soda storage tank had sunk Down to april 1, 1933 editor Delta Herald and times dear sir r you have no doubt read All Thedac ounts of the earthquake that hit Long Beach and Vicinity on but i thought it might be of interest to you to have an account of it All from some one that was in the midst of it. I while i have been in California Over four years i have up until March 10, experienced several Small of moderate intensity but they wire nothing compared to the one that i went through three weeks ago yester Day t my wife baby and myself were just placing our order for dinner Iolj a cafe at american and Anaheim streets in downtown Long Beach when the major Shock struck. My wife jumped up and ran out the door just in. Time to miss the plate Glass window theft fell out. I had to grab our by that time the table was jumping around so and the floor was weaving so much that it was All Over Lefoi i could get my balance to move. Tie buildings were still falling Down that is the bricks from the fire Walls and the towers of radio station were still vibrating. In an Alley across the Street where we were standing an automobile was almost completely covered with bricks but the two peo ple that were in it got out without a scratch. I the quake struck at exactly p. M. But at you could not be the Sun for the dust in the air. To make things worse the Power was off and the people were driving up Ana Down the streets like mad. The major Ity of them did not know what theft were doing while some of them Rushing the injured to the hospitals we got in our car and ? Long Beach to go Home to see what damage was done but it took us until to get there where ordinarily it would have Only taken me five min utes. The traffic was so heavy and the debris from All the buildings in some places Only allowed one car at a time. When we finally got Home i went into the House and found almost All our dishes broken. Our floor lamps were on the floor and most of our furniture was moved about a foot to the North. We found All our neighbors in a vacant lot with blankets and food and you could easily see that no one in tended to sleep in the House that Nite. While we were standing talking to them we had several Small shocks that did not feel so Good As most everyone did not know what to expect next. About this time my father and pulled up to see if we were still alive and to Tell us that they could not locate my brother and his wife As none of us knew where they had intended to go that night. We then decided to go out to my Mother s House in Hopes that they would come out there but when we got out there and found out that they had not been there we began to get worried. But there was no use in looking for them As by this time the Navy had taken Over Long Beach and would not let anyone Back into town unless they had a pass so we decided to just wait and Hope for the Best. They came in the next Day All o. K. My father and i went Over to the Plant to see what damage had been done to it but we had to Detour As several water Mains had broken and the streets were flooded. When we pulled into the Plant we sure had a Surprise As we have three Gal Lon storage tanks two for sulphuric i the ground forcing the steel supports Twenty feet into the ground and All the lines had broken All swing the caustic and acid to mix and you could hardly see anything for steam i could t help but think How Lucky i was As at three o clock that Day i had sat on top of the caustic tank and watched it fill up. In those three tanks alone we lost 572 tons of acid and Gallons of caustic with a Market value of around most of our equipment in the acid Plant was shifted and most of the lines broken while in the caustic Plant most of the damage was in broken pipe lines. In the Shell Oil refinery across the Street the Dubbs stills had blown up causing quite a fire. Our damage Here in the Plant amounts to about but we Are rebuilding just the same. In Long Beach most of the damage to buildings was confined to Brick buildings of poor construction and to Frame houses with poor foundations. None of our Large buildings fell while nearly All the schools were completely destroyed. If the quake had struck three hours earlier there would have been thousands of children killed. At the present time they Are investigating All the schools and also All the contractors that put them up As it is Plain to see were not built As they should be. Of the fifty eight listed dead in Long Beach Only three were killed inside buildings while the remainder were killed fleeing from their Homes and stores. In the Stockwell building in Compton alone there were fourteen persons killed. A Friend of mine sent us some newspapers from Wilmington Del., and it sure is funny How the Eastern papers have played up this quake. I noticed in one article that it said my the streets in a Daze. I have yet to see anything like that As everyone has been doing their part and every thing was very Well organized by saturday morning. But i must admit that it is All nerve racking because since the major quake we have had around seven Hundred shocks that could be Felt and about fifteen Hun dred that instruments have recorded. Most of these reoccurring shocks come at night and a person does not know whether they Are bad ones or not until they Are All Over. The last one i have Felt was at eleven o clock last night. There has been wild predictions of another quake that be As bad As the first one taut no one seems to much thought to it. Long Beach is Back to Normal now and is rebuilding a bigger and better City. All buildings have to be of the class a Type and they Are As near quake proof As they can be. Long Beach is following the example of san Francisco and Santa Barbara. Note i wish to Correct that state ment about the last Shock we Felt we just had one at in closing this account i want to say that it is not at All a pleasant sensation to feel old Mother Earth moving under your feet and no mat Ter How Brave you Are when you feel it hit you get a funny feeling in the pit of your stomach but it Only lasts a Short while until the next one hits. Scientists claim that we will have these Small shocks for about three months. I am hoping you will publish this so that All my old friends Back there will know that i came out All right and also that they will not think that Long Beach is wiped off the map As some of the accounts would make you think. The fluting of the flutes Constitution flutes the Gay lad with his shining tin flute. Just multiply that by one Hundred and you la begin to realize what Kunter Wilder has done to Delta by equipping an army of school children with these novel music makers. Pick up your Pencil and try to write in on you As some embryo musician tries to play Amer try to get a Little Nap and another one will pipe in with As he at tempts to relate the Story of Yankee and so the fluting of the flautist and his Little flute is abroad in the land. There was a time when the Small boy filled the air with less produced on his Home made Chestnut whistle. The Ris ing of the sap in the springtime was the signal Tor a sudden invasion of the Forest where the Youthful whistle manufacturer and Amateur musician sought out the nicest straightest and smoothest Chestnut Sticks he could find. These were made into whistles. Some were very crude affairs while others showed remarkable ingenuity and painstaking Effort. That they did not Rise to the level of the scientifically designed tin flute of modern times did not materially effect the Zeal and enthusiasm of the boys so Long As they possessed noise making possibilities. Blight blasted the Chestnut Groves and put a. Crimp in this springtime activity of Rural youngsters but the making of tin flutes is still with As is the of an untiring lad near my window at this moment. N. Me add that fifty of these tin Hooters have been turned Loose in Dublin also be a hot time in the old town Airville passion week services began wed april Llewellyn Grafton. Radio artists appear at Havre de Grace Arthur Billings Hunt and Lowell Patton National broadcasting com Pany radio artists will give another of their popular concerts at the meth Odist episcopal Church Havre do Grace on Friday evening april 28. No admission is charged but a free will offering will be taken. This is toe Good to miss. The boy scouts hike lady Minst urls of the d. Of a. Tit Highland Hall. Saturday night april 22.____________________________________________ o Reneau holy Cross chair re. He served seats 35r, at Pyles Viii Spring Chicken dinner at car Del land stores april 17. 4-33-lt sunday. 11.00 Platter 7bc. The boy scouts with scout master Raymond e. Barnhart in charge enjoyed a hike to baby Rock on sat urday. Those in the party were Raymond j e. Barnhart Benny Tobin Jack i Bulette Paul Noerr William Arthur heaps Randall Mclaughlin jr., John i Russell Williams William w. Gal breath and Thomas Crawford. Mason Dixon Library adds seven books vice at the Chanceford Church. The Sermon will be delivered by w. M. Weaver thursday evening at Mcken Dree Church. Service in charge of w. K. Fleck Friday evening at Pine Grove Church Rev. M. Pheasant will bring the message. An easter Dawn service will be held at 7 o clock easter sunday morning on the Lawn of the Airville United presbyterian Church. The speaker for the service will be or. George h. Johnston of the new Harmony presbyterian Church. Special music will be furnished. The Baracca and of Salem m. E. Church held their monthly meeting at the Home of Grayce e. Taylor this place on tuesday even ing. The meeting was in charge of or. And mrs. Earl Glenn. Those present were or. And mrs. Samuel Haugh or. And mrs. Huber Glenn or. And mrs. Robert Posey or. And mrs. Earl Glenn or. And mrs. James Taylor mrs. W. Mclaughlin mrs. H. A. Barton mrs. Grace Glenn mrs. Paul Brown miss Nora Glenn Hester and Jean Haugh Grace Tay Lor Jean Glenn hyacinth and Vir Ginia Taylor George Stephens Gilpin Taylor Clair Stephens Myrl Taylor and Ellis Haugh. Miss Sara Atkins red lion spent the week end with her Mother mrs. Elizabeth Atkins. The Young Peoples Council of District no. 2 held its monthly meeting at the Mckendree methodist Church tuesday april 11. The Young people of St. James had charge of devotions. Address Rev. Mcconaghay of the Quinston Church. Recreations were in charge of mrs. Hester Zimmerman Bethel m. E. Church at which Church the May meeting will be held. The bimonthly meeting of the lower Chanceford Grange no. 1845, held tuesday evening april 4, in the Airville Hall. The next meeting will be held tuesday evening april 18. Through an oversight we failed to announce in last week s paper that the Mason Dixon Library had pro cured seven new books for the use of its patrons. The books Are god s angry Ehrlick the narrow maugham peking Bridge the sheltered Glasgow Drift Grey Patch of Hill tree Norris. Fifty dollars in Cash prizes easter pageant at Highland Church an easter pageant entitled he lives will be presented sunday night april 16, at the Highland Church at o clock. Everyone is invited to attend. Jig saw puzzles have been the rage but Here is an interesting contest far better than putting together pieces of a Puzzle Only to tear them apart again. The Anderson Grain and feed company of York a. Arc offering i fifty dollars in prizes for the Best lists of 3-Lettcr words made from the 1 title Anderson baby Chick it s so easy. Just Start now and Sec i How Many words of three letters you can make from the above title. Your feed dealer will Tell you How to enter the contest to win one of these prizes. The women of Bryansville will hold a Hake Sale saturday afternoon. April 15, in Oilie Jones building. Or. And mrs. Harry Mccallister miss Eleanor Mccallister and Harry Mccallister jr., were saturday even ing guests of or. And mrs. Walter Barton. Lenard Cloeman and family of Bel air spent sunday afternoon with mrs. Sam Daughton. Or. And mrs. Edward of York spent sunday with or. And mrs. W. B. Orr. Or. And mrs. Wilson Mccallister and family visited or. And mra. Wil Liam t. Whiteford saturday evening. Or. And mrs. Harry Tyson were recent guests of friends in washing ton d. C. Or. And mrs. Willis Bulette were guests of or. And mrs. Healy last thursday night. Will Wallace spent sunday with or. And John Anderson Stewartstown. Miss Lucille Hushon spent the week end with mrs. Treasa Culp. Mrs. Walter Stewart spent Fri Day with mrs. R. A. Stewart. George Jones spent tuesday at w. B. Orr s. Or. And mrs. Fred Ramsay of Delta have moved to Emory Lowe s farm. Miss Eleanor Mccallister has re turned to her Home after spending several weeks with or. And mrs. Walter Stewart and family. Charles Merryman spent thursday night with or. And mrs. Wilbur Sny Der. Or. And mrs. Bert Whitaker and family of Millersville were week end guests of mrs. Annie Pyle. Misses Grace and Ellen Bartol am Edward Stewart spent saturday in York. Charley Krow Brogue was a re cent guest of his son in Law and daughter or. And mrs. Charley Pyle. Or. And mrs. Howard Archer recently visited or. And mrs. Wilmis Wolf Stewartstown. Mrs. Tom Linkous is not so Well at this writing. Miss Margaret Stewart has returned to Goucher College Baltimore vacation with her parents or. And mrs. R. A. Stewart. Or. And mrs. Will Swift and fam ily or. And mrs. Tom Swift or. And mrs. Frank Wreath and Walter Gross called at the Home of or. And mrs. A. H. Bums sunday. Or. And mrs. Charley r. Trout and family spent thursday in York. Carroll and Jonathan Barton spent tuesday night with master Harry Mccallister. Or. And mrs. Edgar Pyle entertained on sunday or. And mrs. Har old Stokes and son mrs. Walter Gross daughters Esther Louise and Barbara or. And mrs. Charley Pyle and daughter or. And mrs. Sherman Strawbridge Charley Krow Jack Whiteford and Vernon bums. Rev. And mrs. Karl Wareheim and daughter of Fawn Grove were recent guests of or. And mrs. Edgar merry Man. The funeral of Harry Pickel son of mrs. Lizzie Pickel a former Resi Dent of this Community was held saturday at 2 p. M. At c. A. Strack memorial Chapel York. Interment in Prospect Hill cemetery. The following from Here attended the services or. And mrs. Charley Pickel or. And mrs. Preston Baker or. And mrs. Curtis Cantler mrs. Kathryn few and mrs. Howard Wolf. Levi Tracy Mccall ferry spent the week end with his sister mrs. Deliah j. Orr. Miss Gertrude Orr is spending this in York with her brother in Law and sister or. And mrs. Edward Grove. Miss Edna Orr is spending this Wek with her father Glenn Orr new Park. Or. And mrs. Dave Pyle and Daugh Ter of Delta visited mrs. Annie Pyle sunday evening. Or. And mrs. Wilbur Snyder daughter Elizabeth visited or. And mrs. H. C. Merryman sunday. Walter Stewart John Whiteford and Clarence Smith made a trip to York monday evening. Or. And mrs. James Harry of Baltimore spent sunday with or. Harry s brother in Law and sister or. And mrs. R. A. Stewart. Or. And mrs. George Tredway Morrisville moved to e. G. Torbert s form. Master Robert Walters will spend the easter vacation with his Mother mrs. A. H. Burns. Mrs. Daniel j. Young and son John it. Airy and mrs. B. Fulton Payne. Stewartstown spent saturday night and sunday with mrs. Young s and mrs. Payne s brother in Law and 1 sister or. And mrs. A Walter i Stewart. Mews Paperi

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