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Delta Herald-Times (Newspaper) - January 5, 1933, Delta, PennsylvaniaDelta Herald times the Only adequately oter tar York county Pennsylvania and Northern Harford Maryland vol. La. . 1 Delta York county pa., thursday january 5, 1933 established brighter Community Christmas contest winners announced Many Beautiful displays gave True yuletide color and warmth to Homes in this Section three Wise men awarded first prize the brighter Community Christ Inas contest sponsored by the Lions club and the Delta Herald times ended new year s Day Many pleasing and original displays having been viewed by the judges. The first prize a Beautiful and use Ful nine cup electric Coffee urn set was awarded to o. C. Jones Delta for his reproduction of the biblical scene the three Wise men and the Bright Star which they followed. The second prize a magic maid electric mixer went to mrs. Robert Williams for the attractive arrangement of lights and evergreens that graced the porch and Entrance which brought out some holidays with friends at Churchville unknown Talent and made for a my. Pleasant meeting. An original parody miss Margaret Galbreath r. N., is Oil Twenty years ago was recited by Austin Rowan. A Reading by Elizabeth Ailes and a vocal Solo by Scarborough were Well re the response to a Call for Robert Cei Ved. My first Date was made enthusiastically by All present. My most embarrassing moment and a Rush of experiences followed spontaneously. A general song service concluded the program. Calvin Coolidge Dies suddenly Calvin Coolidge former presi Dent of the United states died suddenly today of heart trouble at his Home in Vermont. Or. Coolidge who was thought to have been in the Best of health was bathing when death overtook him and his body was discovered by his wife. Nursing mrs. Benjamin Anderson of Delta r. D., who has been quite ill. Or. And mrs. J. Gemmill and daughter Betty Ann messes. Clay Barton and t. Leonard Jones Are spending some time at Miami Fla. Or. Tom Owen Staten Island spent Christmas vacation with his Uncle and aunt Rev. And mond of Rehoboth Church. This Young Man is a student in Rutgers College new Brunswick. He recited the other Wise by or. Van Dyke in the Christmas program of Rehoboth on sunday night. Mise l. Bronwen Hammond return j de to her school at Blue Island 111., on monday. During her vacation in i Delta she visited her sister mrs. W. O. Jones Scranton pa., for a few Days. Miss Jennie Schwartz who spent i Christmas week with her sister mrs. Frank Frommelt of Baltimore has returned to her Home. Or. And mrs. Vick Lizar of Smiths Jurg have returned to their Home after spending the week with or. And mrs. Harry Thompson and other friends in Whiteford. The ladies Aid society of the Cambria m. P. Church met at the Home of or. And mrs. George Swift. Last Friday. Or. Aad mrs. Russell Miller and Tjelta it daughter Nellie of Whiteford were saturday visitors in York. They were accompanied by mrs. Harry Morrow and daughters Dorothy and Evelyn 1 a. G. Dunlap postmaster at the had spent a week visiting friends Delta Post office reports an increase and relatives. I in business Over 1931, of at Frances Schwartz and Johnny Wai the close of the year 1932. Lick who have been visiting or. And mrs. John Schwartz have returned to their Home in Lancaster. School directors elect officers at their december meeting the Board of directors of the Delta school District elected the following officers to serve for the year 1933 w. T. Brown president c. C. Stiffler vice president Harvie Stubbs treasurer non member Secretary or. J. C Macomber. Shows increase this is an excellent showing for this year of depression when other businesses indicate a decrease in vol Hyman Reamer was a sunday Visi ume and our serial postmaster is in Start new Auto testing period t3ie first compulsory motor vehicle inspection period of 1933 started Jan uary l. It closes March 31. The same regulations effective in the two periods of 1932 continue in Force. The department of Revenue has sent the following communication to All local police authorities official inspection stations will continue to function for the adjust ment and repair of safety equipment on motor vehicles. Governor Gifford Pinchot has proclaimed two compulsory inspection periods for 1933, the first one beginning january 1 and. Running for three months to Mairab 31, inclusive. This is followed by a three months inspection period with in which it is illegal to operate any i motor vehicle without evidence of inspection. The second Campaign begins july 1 to run for three months or until september 30, inclusive to be followed by a similar three months arrest period. Statistics indicate that these campaigns Are an essential and effective Means of reducing accidents due to defective equipment. To these times of stress motorists Are prone to delay adjustments or repairs to a. Point where their own safety or that of others is seriously in danger. The co operation of local police in end forcing these provisions of the vehicle code is earnestly scraps from a diary Tell of life m ancient Cathay by miss if Uriel Ramsay Beautiful sob them All that he has so Gra december 2, piously loaned me. Dear friends at Home at another Home a Young Man i reached Soochow just at Sunset Twenty four lies dying. A ban this evening tired but very shot him. I saw him just this Happy. Morning. His Little boy is three years Only Twenty r brought me the last Stref Cito to keep Ney and looked Back Over the past two months work my heart was lifted in sudden thanksgiving for the Joy of a life Long dream come True. Yes i m. I it at last really in it the work i be wanted to do for so Long and the happiness already experienced so far exceeded my expectations that if i were to know the Joy which lies ahead i m not sure that i could Bear it. It has taken me All autumn to get acquainted with my i have visited during these weeks in the Homes of two Hundred chinese christians. At Many of the Homes i partook with them of their coarse fare at meals and Only once did my Occidental stomach rebel seriously. That time it was garlic which caused the trouble. Ugh i played with the children Charm ing them out of their fear and shy Ness with picture books and stories till they climbed All Over me asking every sort of question about America. One Small boy asked me if my eyes were so Blue because they had faded out from a Nice Black like their own at some Homes we were asked to Pray for suffering and dying ones. Others brought their ancestral Tab lets and idols out to the threshing j now and of what fun it has been floors where they bravely burned getting ready for the Long Christmas them in the sight of their horrified tour which begins Tuffe week neighbors who were still idolaters. I am packing our Houseboat to the Forest Fofiu lady Dies new year s Day three supported. And the shining Faith and Joy of that family thrill and shame me too whenever i think of them. I wonder could you and i stand such a test As that of our gospel of Hope and life is a Beautiful worthwhile thing is it not just think what it Means in giving Joy for sorrow love for fear Beauty for ashes in a Home like that and so during our acquaintance tour we found Many who were ill of body and mind and soul. Several we put in touch with our place found Soochow. And in each place found the Best location for the schools and Bible classes we hoped to open next year. The Days went by and i began to think of sending Christmas presents to America. One night i Lay awake till three in the morning thinking and this is what i resolved to do. I would write to Rny american friends to whom i usually Send Small gifts at this season and ask them to forgive me for giving their gifts to my coun try people this year. Not even the kind missionary societies could i re member As i had planned to do if i were to take a Little merry Christmas to everyone of my 118 families. So that is what i am doing mrs. Anna m. Folker wife of John f. Folker of Forest Hill died at her Home on sunday january 1. Her death came As a Shock to her Many relatives and friends. The deceased who was 7s years old was a Daugh Stein and was born and lived All her life around Hickory my. Besides her husband she is survived by the Fol lowing relatives two daughters and three sons mrs. Edgar Dick Bel air mrs. Edgar Clark Delta Franklin Folker and Leo h. Folker of Balti More and Albert s. Folker of Mil Waukee wis. Fifteen grand children and four great grand children and one brother James Stein Hickory. The funeral services were conducted on tuesday morning from her Home with mass at St. Ignatius Church in charge of Rev. John Eckenrode. The pallbearers were James Ayres Archer Ayres Lawrence Pyle Walter Campbell William Walter and w. H. Worrell. The interment was made in the adjoining cemetery. Dean and Foster were the funeral directors. Community club meeting postponed the regular meeting of the Cardiff Community club which was to have been held on Friday evening january 6, has been postponed due to the prevalence of colds and Grippe among the members. The next meeting place and Day will be announced by the Secretary at an Early Date. John d. Brooks Dies in Italy As we go to press word is received that John d. Brooks professor of education at Wilson College Chambersburg pa., died in a Hospital in Florence Italy according to a cablegram received by his daughter. Miss Alice Brooks Germantown a. The cablegram received yesterday states Only that his body will be Cre mated and brought to Philadelphia for burial. Or. And mrs. Brooks were spending his sabbatical year travelling the eur Opean countries and we have published several letters which he wrote to in from England and Scotland. He is a brother of Harry m. Brooks i of Delta and was Well known in this i Community. Safe crackers at work in local Mills offices some of course were sorrowing others poverty stricken and Many of the sheep had wandered from the fold and were a shepherded. But of the Beautiful Faith the childlike simplicity the Brave Sweet lives i met doors with gifts. Then with helpers among our Church Young people i am going by launch to each of our Church centers reaching in that Way every one with Christmas messages and music. Won t folks in the tiny Vil everywhere More and More As 11 Lages be amazed to see a sail boat walked those Dusty Miles i Felt god very close and often i could Only see the path through a blur of Happy tears. Turning from one especially tiny Home consisting of one Small room where the Young couple and wee baby girl were so radiantly Happy in spite of their desperate circumstances i cried to god to show me How Best to Breeze in with a lighted Christmas tree on deck and won t they love their Christmas noodles but i shall have to leave a Little to Tell in the next letter. So a merry Christmas everybody god bless you everyone As tiny Tim said. Yours in the Gladdess work there Ever was Muriel Ramsay. Baltimore. James Legrande of West Grove a week end guest of Whiteford a Large manner responsible for the favourable report. Our dealings with government friends. Or. Legrande is a former i Are so Seldom pleasant that resident of Whiteford. The existence of a regime of Friendly mrs. T. B. Neikirk misses Alice helpful cooperation should be further Wheeler and Helen Bulette attended cd and a continuance of the expeditious handling of mails encouraged by continued on Page fire our Hearty support. Survday school class entertained mrs. Mary r. Lecrone entertained in her room her sunday school class on december 27, nine members and a guest attending despite the inclement weather. After spending1 a social hour Light refreshments were served and mrs. Lecrone presented each one with a Little gift. The class in return pre j seated a Beautiful Crystal necklace. Those present were miss Margaret Mccormick of Philadelphia the sur prise guest members of the class misses Hazel and Helen Kerr Eugenia Stubbs Charlotte Rigdon re Becca Brooks Louise Findlay Kath Leen Noerr Charlotte Holland and Carolyn Whiteford. Spring Chicken dinner at hotel sunday. 75c. Cardiff roller Mills and John h. Myers and son entered tues Day night in bungling Effort to secure loot Safe door blown across room robbers visited the office of the Cardiff roller Mills on tuesday night cracked the Safe causing considerable damage to it and its contents but secured nothing but a Small amount of change for their work. Forcing their Way into the building through a Back door after making unsuccessful efforts to gain Entrance by a Side window the thieves entered the office and proceeded to Force the Safe. Sufficient Nitro Glycerine or other explosive was used to blow the heavy door of the Safe almost across the room. There was nothing of value to them in the Safe but a great amount of damage was done to the compartments in the Interior and the account books were torn and battered. Ray Hamilton who is employed at the Mill discovered the robbery when he opened the office wednesday morning and immediately notified the local authorities. Second attempt on the same night the office of the John h. Myers and son Coal and Lum Ber Yard was entered the till smashed open and the desks looted with no better returns for the thieves. Marks on the Safe indicate that at tempts to Force it open were abandoned. The Cash drawer which Usu ally stands open when it is emptied each evening was closed and it was Jimmie and prayed open and was badly damaged. A convenient but ton which releases the drawer was located in Plain sight which had it been used would have allowed the drawer to open without difficulty. Several Coats which were hanging in the office had evidently been searched in the Hope of finding some thing of value. The crime was discovered by Rob Ert Galbreath who is employed by John h. Myers and son on opening1 the office wednesday morning. Front door was unlocked and the place was in utter confusion. Entrance was made through a win Dow in the Mill and the front door o the office was left open when they made their escape. Loca authorities have been unable to make any arrest up to this time Jas very Little clue to the culprits could be obtained

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