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Delta Herald-Times (Newspaper) - January 12, 1933, Delta, PennsylvaniaDeli a Ime the Only newspaper adequately clip Riitto soul Hern York Pennsylvania Anil Nort Horii her word county. Maryland la. No. 2 Delta York uhf qty. A Jan i 2. 1933 established College professor Dies in Italy True do. John d. Brooks or. Brooks ashes to find rest in Chester cemetery i eventful life of former Delta boy ends in Florence Hospital while spending sabbatical year in Europe or. John d. Brooks professor of education at Wilson College Chambersburg died in Florence Italy wednesday january 4, after a Brief illness. Only the most meager details concerning his illness and eath have been received from his widow mrs. Nell Johnson Brooks of Pittsburgh. Who was with him. His body will be and brought to Chester pa., for burial. The Date of the funeral has not been determined. Or. And mrs. Brooks were spend As a teacher and took a Post Grad uate course at that institution. Enlisted in army in the summer of 1898 he enlisted in the army to serve in the Spanish american War and was mustered in at Lancaster being attached to com Pany a fourth Pennsylvania regi ment. He participated in the fighting in Porto Rico returning to Pennsyl Vania the following september hav ing been promoted to the rank of sergeant. He then entered Dickinson College Trifun of the Cha Ottys mined Cut about of for. Are right st fire company plans i for minstrel show at the regular meeting of the Delta Cardiff fire company the newly elected officers were installed for the year 1933. Plans for the firemen s 1933 minstrel show have gotten under Way with the following committee in charge Hubert p. Harkins chair Man c. Gailey j. Lester Wil w. E. Williams and t. H. Wheeler. Announcement of the Date will be made As soon As arrangements Are completed. ._.i1, Tion of his Long cherished desire travelling throughout Europe. He was a son of the late Thomas h. And Alice Ann Jones Brooks of peach Bottom township. Beside his widow he is survived by four child Ren by a previous marriage Charles A student at Drexel Institute a student in Germantown High school All of Phila Delphia and j. Thomas of Slippery Rock a. And the e following Brothers and Sisters attorney Harry m. Brooks Delta mrs. Eliza Morris Delta r. D. Mrs. Grace Robinson Chester a. T. Latimer Brooks superintendent of. Schools at sum Merville n. J. A daughter Helen f., was killed in an automobile Accident near Altoona in july 1931. He was an elder in the Chambers Burg presbyterian Church. His first was the late Anna Foster Brooks of Chester pa., who was also a teacher in the Pennsylvania schools. He was a close Friend of the late Calvin Coolidge who was a neighbor in the Northampton Community. Slate Ridge sewing j society holds meeting an evening with the and other things the slate Ridge sewing society i met with mrs. J. T. Gailey on thurs i it in t every evening one has the j Beauty and Charni include mostly Day afternoon with mrs. O. H. Heads f privilege of mingling with the articles from the Ming dynasty and and mrs. J. Andrew Wallace assist strange gods of Oriental lands cur Are around 500 years old. Among a. Into. Their meanings and i. The i Gold and s. Ilver intendant of schools of Milford Dela Ware later serving three terms As county superintendent of schools of Sussex Delaware. I he was the assistant state superintendent of schools for Delaware for a Short time going then to Vir Ginia where he was a county super and to Parkersburg w. Va., where he was president of a nor Mal school. Visited new England he next went to Massachusetts where he was superintendent of schools at Newburyport Gloucester Northampton Natick and Amherst. Returning to Philadelphia he was appointed a curator at the University of Pennsylvania receiving a degree while there. From Pupil s desk to College chair or. John d. Brooks professor of education at Wilson College Cham Kersburg was born at West Bangor pa., june 25, 1874, and was a son of the late Thomas h. And Alice Ann Jones Brooks. His Early life was spent on a farm in peach Bottom township where he attended the Rural schools. He entered the Delta High school and graduated with the class of 91, being valedictorian. In the fall of 91 or. Brooks commenced his career of teaching in the Slateville school peach Bottom township. Entering Millersville state teachers College he completed his course and graduated with Honor in the summer of 93. He was elected principal of the Quarryville schools in 937 and in 94 the Delta schools serving for two years. He then returned to Millersville enlists in world War at the outbreak of the world War or. Brooks enlisted and received a commission As major in the american army. During the latter part of the War and for several years after he was engaged in organizing world j War Hospital schools for disabled veterans being head of the Walter Reed Hospital school in Washington d. C., for a Short while. He was then elected to a chair in Wilson College Chambersburg his subject being the history of Educa Tion and was a member of the faculty of this institution at the time of his death having served there nine years. Longed to travel Europe or. Brooks had Long cherished a desire to travel throughout Europe and when overtaken by death in i Florence Italy he had visited with mrs. Brooks in England Scotland i Wales France and Italy. While on his trip he was taking Many notes to i use on his return in writing a Book his. Travels abroad. He has made i Ninny valuable contributions to re j Gigious and educational papers. Or. Brooks was left an orphan at the age of 15, eldest of a family of five without Means and had to de Pend upon his own resources for what Success he achieved in life. _ _ of exercises. Meeting manners. But on saturday night or. I work in the badges on gowns for the was opened by singing he Lead eth i and mrs. Frank Schussler Donald officials mandarin tapestry silk scripture Reading was part of Macdonald and h. Hall were in Gauze gowns Woven on hand looms 6th chapter of st. John also part of item to the Home of the Rev. H. A woman s skirt with the Beautiful 10th chapter of hebrews. N -.-.-.isay, Chestnut Street where they i not stitch embroidery one of the thoughts of the new year were acre carried Back to dynasties that line achievements of the Ming by read by mrs. Heaps. Scripture verses 1.ourished in splendor and Power Only now a lost Art a Bride s hand were Given by each one present. Swept aside by new ones in kerchief identical on both sides a prayer mrs. Heaps. Singing of the s until we have the China baby s bib an embroidered sleeve hymn Way with a today. Not Only did they see the i not to mention numerous embroidered Reading the newsboy s reprobate god the scarecrow god j and painted panels. Was Given by mrs Mary Dooley Buddha enthroned on a Lotus Bloom another interesting exhibit was a Jak Bettsville lady Dies in Baltimore mrs. Hope of Jarrettsville died thursday night december 29, in st. Joseph s a Hospital Balti More after several months illness. Beside her husband Karl Ascher Field she leaves one son. Mrs. Ascherfield was forty one years of had been a member of Bethel Church for thirty years. She was held in High esteem by her Many friends. Mrs. Ascherfield was an Active member of the Jarrettsville Grange and the pallbearers were selected from the members of this Grange. They Are John Tipton e. A. Cairnes Samuel Galbreath Harvey Gross Charles n. Schuster and Gladden Davis. The funeral was held sunday after noon january 1, at Bethel Church by the pastor Rev. William Mcelroy assisted toy Rev. William a. Price by whom she was received into the Church and also by whom she was married. She was the daughter of the late Amos Davis and mrs. Margaret Kirkwood Davis who is still living. A brother Milton Davis of Balti More was killed in an automobile Accident _ a. Few months ago while touring the West. Secretary s report was Given by j tile of riches on a seat of Gold mrs. Walter Jenkins and was accept i the headache god the god of heaven libation cup recovered from a City buried ten feet underground Over de. Treasurer s report was Given by a Wayside idol shrine with filigree years ago. This cup has two mrs. J. T. Gailey and accepted. Roll Stone carving but a splendid array of lips Ona from which a Small portion Call and paying of dues next in relics and curios of Many kinds from of wine is poured As a libation to order that ancient and interesting land j the god the other to be used by the reports of committees mrs. R. Added to these reminders of an Olden or Shiper in drinking the remainder. Thompson on work returned mrs age there was a touch of the present a curious method is resorted to in Howard Hamilton from the Flower i in a colourful collection of Moths but order to give. Tongues to idols. Two committee mrs o h heaps made a Ter flies and other insects indigenous pieces of Wood Are whittled somewhat report on the drip Lator proposition. This Community All carefully in the shape of a on one this was discussed and it was decided counted. Side and rounded on the other. They to drop it for the present i one would have to be an expert in i held with the Flat sides together two important Telephone messages Fields in order to profit to the a question is asked or a wish were received at this time. One being Vilnit such a visit. There was made. They Are then Given a twirl new year greetings to the society i plenty to arouse interest stir fancy and if they fall with the Flat Side up from mrs. William b. Selfe of Dar i and yield intellectual enrichment the idol s answer is if they Lions will hold Benefit card party a Benela t card party v. Ill be held under the auspices of the Mason a Ixon Lions club wednesday Jan uary 25, at the heaps motor com Pany Hall in Cardiff. The funds of the club have been subjected to unusually heavy drains in the furnishing of milk and other food stuffs to the needy and they Are taking this Means of raising Money for this purpose. Bridge five Hundred and pitch will be the games played and refresh ments will be served to All without charge other than a nominal in trance fee. Everyone is invited and urged to attend. Fawn Grove Bank shareholders meet the annual meeting of the share holders of the first National Bank of Fawn Grove was held tuesday morn ing january 10, at o clock. Election of directors was held and the following were named John Lowe Harry m. Anderson w. E. Manifold Edward g. Ruff William j. Martin c. A. Wallace h. L. Mcsparran j. Nelson Wiley and William t. Trout. Immediately after the election the Board organized and elected the Fol lowing officers John Lowe pres ident a e. Manifold vice president Edward g. Ruff Secretary l. R. Whitaker cashier and d. E. Mcelwain assistant cashier. From mrs. William b. Selfe of Dar Lington. The other to inform the ladies of the death of prof. John d. Brooks of Wilson College Chambers Burg a. Sales were made by mrs. Guy scar Borough mrs. Howard Hamilton and mrs. Charles Rampley. Entertainment committee for february mrs. Stanley Amos mrs. W. F. Myrnan mrs. Charles Rampley and mrs. Walter Proctor. Meeting was closed by singing the old rugged and repeat no other Odd exhibits were a tibetan the limitations of an article like this All the other Way the answer is forbid even a full Catalon of what was seen let alone any attempt at adequate description. One s head i bowl with a base for holding in fairly whirled As the mind was made Tho hand with chop Sticks a Thi to leap Back and Forth across Long wine cup of Small proportions centuries from dynasty to dynasty a tibetan canteen of beaten cop As this or that object was brought to per holding less than an ounce Ink View. Take the matter of Money for slab stick of India Ink Back example. There was first the scratcher Flea trap Combs of Wood Bramble or Bronze barter and Bamboo Rice pattern porcelain said to be 4759 years old a i Moss Agate clog carnelian Agate ring Muriel Ramsay assigned to duty Muriel Ramsay daughter of Rev. Ii. Ramsay of Delta has become a regularly appointed missionary of the presbyterian Church u. S. Of foreign missions and stationed by this group to Soochow Kangsu Chi a for country or Rural evangelism of the a evangelized. Soochow is located fifty two Miles piece of Money dating Back beyond i soap Jade ring tibetan ring opium i Vost of Shanghai and is one of the the Chow dynasty. Then there was pipe queue Cap pig sandals to pro i Mission stations in the Central China the clothes barter of 1200 b. The j acct pig s feet from stones while i Mission group of stations sword barter of a thousand years driving Over Mountain roads to mar after two years in the Soochow j later the coins with like a let charms Canon izing tablets Tiger i language school she has of a still later and toed shoes for boys to protect them upon her Active work in the out i stations of. Soochow most of which can be reached by House boat. Miss Ramsay is Well our readers by her interesting letters published by us from time to time in these columns. Ing the Mizpah Benediction. Those present were mrs. J. T. Gailey mrs. J. Andrew Wallace mrs. I mrs. I. W. Jenkins mrs. Mary Wise mrs. N. A. Heaps mrs. J. T. Harry John Orr mrs. Mary Dooley mrs. Owen Greider mrs. Fanny Findley mrs. Erma Myers mrs. Frank Grove mrs. Richard rfcs mrs. S. J. Adams mrs. D. A. Bay mrs. J. H. Wheeler mrs. W. E. A thur mrs. W. Lytle mrs. Clarence James mrs. R. Thompson mrs. Charles Rampley mrs. Howard Ham Ilton mrs. E. A. Wilson. Guests were mrs. Isaac Lloyd. Stubbs mrs. Robert Highland Church presents pageant the pageant entitled the Shep herds of Bethlehem which was presented in Highland Church on Christ Mas Day will be repeated at the Church on sunday evening january 15, at 8 o clock. I Chicken car do r. Pimmit Tea. The present coinage similar to our from the Devil and wire puzzles own. There wore a variety of costumes an incense Burner and a Flower and gowns some of which were in were Fine examples of Art in the titled to be worn by or. Ramsay by White Bronze period Early in the virtue of the presidential decoration Chow dynasty about years ago. J of the sixth order conferred upon an interesting curio was a Small him 1 or his famine Relief work men i Glass s Duff bottle with perfect paint Tion of which was made in these col i Ings on the inside. As the snuff Tak urns some time ago. An account ing habit has been obsolete in China i also previously Given of the ten for 500 years the bottle must be very balls. I magnificent piece of Ivory old. A Bell with a peculiarly Rich tone carving. Another unique example of bore pictorial characters indicating patience and skill is an Ivory Ball great Antiquity. There was another with move Able wedge shaped pegs Bell which when tapped was sup i the Points of which drop in and out posed to represent the tongues of pm the Ball is revolved in the hand. . Time and space fail us and we can a rare frankness is revealed by the not Tell Here what it took us nearly use of the prayer wheel and the Thun three hours to inspect. The chinese Herbolt in the hands of a native. If themselves have a saying that one he likes you he wiil spin the prayer picture is Worth a thousand wheel As he converses with you but j or something to that effect so if you if he dislikes you he holds the Thunderbolt or curse of heaven in View. Specimens of rare but All Pom easing a delicate want to appreciate this marvelous collection you will have to arrange with or. Ramsay for a visit and take a look see for yourself. I name directors of Peoples Bank the shareholders meeting of the Peoples National Bank was held at the Bank building tuesday morning at o clock. Three new directors were appointed to serve two of them replacing deceased members and one addition being made to the Board. The new members Are Roy d. Sny Der and n. J. Wise of Delta and Stewart o. Day of Street. The de ceased members Are George Snow Graas and John h. Fulton. Is paper

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