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Delta Herald-Times (Newspaper) - June 7, 1934, Delta, PennsylvaniaDelta Herald times the Only newspaper adequately car intr Southern county Ponnay Jawa and Northern Harford county Maryland Delta. York county pa., thursday june 7, lfs4 and societies enjoy Fine meetings an unusually interesting program was enjoyed by the women s social club at the meeting held fonday afternoon at the Home of mrs Leroy radon Chestnut Street in the absence of the president mrs v g Stubbs who is visiting at Elpaso Texas mrs Howard Proctor presided. Members responded to their names at Roll Call with quotations from noted authors mesdames Leroy Rigdon b. W Jones and h j Evans were named As a committee to arrange for the annual picnic to be held at Gail by s Cabin peach Bottom thursday june 28 mrs. Proctor read an interesting letter from or Stubbs she also read an interesting paper Washington s revealing mrs j t Gailey gave some informative facts concern ing uie wonderful schools founded by miss Berry near Rome a the meeting will be held with mrs Harry Robinson. At the conclusion of the program delicious refreshments were served. Those present were mesdames How Ard Proctor be Rees o h heaps h j Evans b. Davis s j Barnett j. T. Gailey j h Stubbs b w Jones and Wil Liam a Jones Delta school graduates lower Chanceford High school to get four new teachers miss Mary Clark who recently re signed her Post As the head of the English department of the red Liob High school will occupy a similar Post in the lower Chanceford High school miss Clark is a resident of that District miss Dorothy Snyder of red lion a graduate of the West Chester state teacher s College will assist miss Clark m the English instruction. Arden Henry Blane county will head the of Columbia newly established commercial course in the lower Chanceford District prof Charles n Gates of red lion has been selected As director and instructor of the orchestra class being formed in the lower Chance Ford High and to this end the class instruction has been inaugurated this week and continue weekly through the summer months child has birthday party Eleanor heaps daughter of or and mrs Marshall t heaps celebrated graduates of the class of 1934, seated left to right Are first Morris Jmary Fulton Ner sixth birthday anniversary at Richard Robinson Ruth Whiteford Grace Wise pres Bertha Morns Lula Payne Thelma Roberts k w i Anna Moore Haxel Ramsay treas Louise Findley King Jones Winters ton Stubbs vice pres Mildred Whitaker Sec Charlotte Holland Wayne and Ralph Krick second Elizabeth Ayres third Pickel Joseph Johnston Leonard Mcgrady Harvey w. C. T. It. Plans miss Mary Brown had charge of the program at the meeting of the Delta w. C t a which was held at the Home of mrs Rosa Dooley last week. Mrs w f Stubbs presided Over the business session. After the Reading of the scripture lesson by miss Brown mrs s j Barnett led in prayer it was decided to hold an anniversary meeting at the Home of mrs Nelson heaps on the last wednesday in june at which time offi cers for the coming year will be elected and All directors of depart ments will present their reports the program consisted of the Fol lowing readings the quiet by mrs w c Pyle Whistler s por trait of his miss Mary Brown the old Arm mrs 6 j Barnett Community club meets at the meeting of the Cardiff Community club held at the Home of mrs Richard Rees on fonday evening a donation of Twenty five dollars was voted to the slate Ridge Parent teacher s association to help toward defraying Che costs of recent improve ments to the school grounds or Paul Wilhelm is president of the association the following officers were elected for the coming year president mrs o h heaps first vice presi Dent mrs Warren Pennngton Sec Ond Nee president mrs Richard Rees Secretary miss Alice Mccurdy and treasurer mrs s j Adams the election of officers was Fol pastor to return at a recent congregational meet ing of the Delta methodist protest ant Church the Rev b f Ruley was invited to return As their pastor for the seventh year thas is a deserved tribute to the Zeal faithfulness and ability of or. Ruley he is Well known As a pleasing and effective speaker an Earnest worker and a faithful Tor and his departure at this time would work harm to the flock Over which he has been such a helpful Shep tired for the past six years 4-h cd Tab meets the pleasant Valley 4-h club held its Semi monthly meeting june 5, at the Home of mrs Brooke Snodgrass the president miss Mildred Snow grass presided after the regular business miss Mathies gave instruction in the use of the sewing machine the club then made plans for a Lawn fete to be held on the Lawn at the Home of or and mrs h j. Handley june 21, at 7 30 p m there were Twenty one members present Mildred and Virginia Snow i grass Edith Stewart Ida and Eliza Beth Ayres Etta l and Olive Torbert j Mildred Isabel and James Ailes Dor thy Hughes Anna Malone Ruth e Wiley Faye Beard Edna kick and Cornne Scotten mrs Rightmire mrs Brooke Snow grass mrs Harry Mackison local leaders and miss Helen Mathies county Extension agent of Home economics were also present a Day at school by Muriel Ramsay continued from. Last week the men s classes Are of course farther advanced than the women s foe most of them Nave been Given a Little Start on the Road to learning some of them Are Able to teach of Weir neighbors to read and wite Back in their own Little villages Shann what ittle they have they Are struggling them that the afternoon May be spent in study song service prayer serv ices discussion groups and Home clubs it is thrilling to see their Radiant faces sunday after sunday and to watch them thrilled with their Bible study class drinking in each sen tence like thirsty plants in a summer the Home of her grandparents and mrs w e Arthur on saturday afternoon by entertaining a number of her Young fiends those present were. Barbara Seabee Camille court Ney Betty Ann Gemmill Audrey per Kins Helen Jean and Barbara whee Ler Jean Dooley Hazel Tarbert Patty Fowler Lois a Anler Ruth heaps Dorothy and Ati Tup Bay Jean and Glona Roberts Madeline Butler Sara Wilhelm Mary Louise Sidwell Jean Maley Mary Jean Davis Nancy and Jean Dallam Eleanor and Marshall t heaps or with More difficult passages in their i rain no coercion Here it is entirely free will though it Means that some bibles now two or three Are especially inter ested in learning to sing hymns in Church so heavy Hong is helping them to spell out the More familar families who walk Long distances and and loathe to leave Early do not get Home when till after dark and indeed a Ster Optican lecture on the these literary classes will last i life of Chest was Given one evening hymns for an hour and a half let us slip at five a great number preferred into the Church i want to show you stay overnight at the Church something to Delta couple wed by key w e. King Ralph Anderson Wise and miss Ethel Lavema Smith both of Delta were marked tuesday afternoon at 2 30 o clock in the manse of the first Presb Tenan Chirch 7 North Queen Street by Rev Warren e King for Mer pastor of Calvary presbyterian Church so every sunday now finds heavy j the attendants were w Giffith and there on that Wall Are a number Hong at one Center Jolly Wang at Ruth e Alles of Delta the Bode wore a powder Blue ensemble with Iwhite accessories or Wise is the manager of the Texaco filling station West Market Street or and of big gospel posters depicting in and myself at a third Rural Beautiful parables colors the of Christ teachings and these Farmer Church we rotate from week to week it s great fun the men at one place have asked i Lowed by a literary program As follows. Readings the town with five mrs Bay and when the world and Down the bread mrs Howard Proctor those attending were mesdames Richard Rees Warren Pennngton Harry Robinson d a Bay William Clayton John k heaps Walter Sam sell w e Arthur Howard Proctor s j Adams o h heaps Floyd h Wyman r l Williams misses Alice and Guy Mccurdy Anna Kathryn and Helen Samsell and Charlotte installs pastor tuesday on thursday evening june 12, at 7 30 p m the ordination and installation service of the pastor elect of slate Ridge presbyterian Church James l Grazier or will take place m the Church the presbytery of Donegal in an adjourned meeting m this place will have charge of the ordination and installation Moderator Milton h Ranck will preside and will be assisted by the Rev Wesley p Hemphill pm d Rev j a Long pastor of the Presb Tenan Church of Newton a and a member of the presbytery at Phila North will do liver the Sermon Rev or Long and or Grazier have been associated together for the past two years As pastor and assistant in the work of the Church m Newton a number of other ministers of the presbytery and Community will have part in this service or Grazier comes to this Community after having completed his course in theology at Princeton Seminary where he was graduated on May 15 with the degree of Bachelor of theology or Grazier is also a graduate of Muski Ngum College new Concord Ohio and of the Tyrone High school Tyrone a. A cordial invitation is extended to All the churches of this and surrounding communities to be present at this and if he can exp i and correctly to the made the proud posses think he Penzes his pictured almost As much As t Given with its Vari Colo dictating the Quality of h ten Days the poster merry part of the Gra Mony yes ten Days is All t wish it were longer but permit a lengthening of year perhaps next y weeks school instead of each Rural Center will 1 but men and women taste of things this year centers have taken on gaming Bible classes All Day sunday at the bringing their sunday visit Boujai anniversary exercises celebrating a half Century s existence for Bourni Temple Baltimore Drew a Large attendance from All parts of Maryland and adjacent Tern tory among those attending from Delta and Vicinity on fonday night and saturday were n m Scarborough w r Williams r Lamar Mccann m f Jones or f Scarborough r l Roberts and or e j entertains on 9ti1 Jean Wentz a and mrs Frank Wentz celebrated her ninth Birt sary on wednesday by g to the following fiends Ler Eunice Ramsay Dorothy Roberts con Louise Jones Janet hoi Walters mrs Frank w fair dates York county will have a Busy fair season this fall with four big events scheduled Between August 15 and october 6 Fawn Grove will open the for the county with its big fair from August 15 to 18 the gala week fair at red i4on will follow from August 20 to 25. September 12 to 15 la the time for Stewartstown and tb0 York county pair at York will open on october 2 and close on october it. The plenty of going and plenty of doing for everybody. T. L. To the Loyal Temperanc meet at the Home of or at 2 o clock saturday Are invited an to bring and make for al Day service children s Day services will beheld it 3ft, Church 03 sunday Rooming. June 10, at 10-30 to paste on the mud Walls of their us to come Back in feb Varv even pricing pages from Cata China new year to open a rogues and the funny papers for school for them they made this purpose As their Homes Are when they found to their Bare but often i go into Homes that we had educated gospel posters Are Hung upside wives beyond them altho that and no one in the Village can Tell saying a great Deal i m anything about them except that in the last Short term school Are pretty and have something to invitation intrigued us of with christianity what an Ity said i sadly no Money in so we have opened a very Treasury it takes Money for sex poster contest on the last Day food lighting fuel for cooking school each student chooses a Odds and ends you know the Dol ter and if he can explain it or the race you brought for the and correctly to the crowd he ten Days did t costs made the proud possessor of it for All said think he Penzes his picture thus grandly and elected a commit de almost As much As the on general management immedi Given with its Van coloured stars just what i had hoped dictating the Quality of his work you Don t mind sleeping on clean ten Days the poster contest is on the ground Well have you merry part of the graduation to one of our Homes said a truck Farmer will you come yes ten Days is All too Short of course we gladly promised wish it were longer but funds do How cd a cold it is again permit a lengthening of the time my brass hand has year perhaps next year a on my wrist All Day did you weeks school instead of ten Days me Lead the singing without part each Rural Center will be from it7 but men and women Are getting us skate Down the gangplank taste of things this year already to Noah s Ark and warm our toes centers have taken on new life a hot water bottle before it s time gaming Bible classes and say goodnight the show is Over All Day sunday at the Church today bringing their sunday dinners end girl on 9th of certain mechanical Doris Jean Wentz daughter of some items of Merit and mrs Frank Wentz Mam left out of this Issue time celebrated her ninth birthday receipt at the office is an sary on wednesday by giving a Factor and we urge to the following f needs Janice having news items to get Ler Eunice Ramsay Flora to us at the earliest Poss Dorothy Roberts Connie Date we want to be of Louise Jones Janet Holland mrs to you but we Are get Walters mrs Frank the paper out under great and need your helpful l. T. L. To i the Loyal Temperance legion sup by meet at the Home of mrs c c at 2 o clock saturday afternoon. Of Highland Church Are invited and Are requested to bring posters and pledge cards and make Plum for hold their annual supper on Friday evening june 8, at the Church. Supper at o clock. Of mrs Wise will Locust Street reside at 912 West legion Post renters body of War Veteran after Many years the body of Oscar e Weichert a world War Veter an who died at Camp Meade in 1918, will be Given Bunal with military Hon ors at Bel air on sunday morning at 11 o clock the whereabouts of his grave had Long been a mystery but through the dih gent efforts of har Ford Post no 39 Bel air the Amer ican legion boys finally located it in a secluded spot near Jarrettsville and suicide adds one to week s deaths George r Blackburn aged 78 years died in the York Hospital last Friday night As the result of a gun wound inflicted by a 22 calibre Rifle fired with suicidal intent at his Home Earl Ier in the Day he was discovered by his son in Law Wilton heaps who found him lying on the floor with the Rifle in the Crook of his left Arm and a Large Pool of blood beside him a physician was immediately summoned and the wounded Man was re moved to the Hospital in the ambulance of h p Harkins death occur red before an operation could be per formed Coroner l u Zech gave Sui cide As the cause of death or Blackburn had been in charge of the old Delta electric company Plant and later was employed by the Southern Pennsylvania Power com Pany until he retired in 1931, afte1" completing 40 years of service in that time he missed Only 27 Days at work and that was because of an at tack of pneumonia. Surviving Are his widow mrs Sarah Blackburn two daughters mrs Laura heaps Delta r d and mrs Henry Flowers Wilmington Del a son Napoleon at Home and a brother Joseph Blackburn Lancaster funeral services were held monday afternoon at 2 o clock at the late Tome with the Rev b f Ruley officiating interment was in the Bryansville cemetery h p Harkins was the funeral director Cardiff Carpenter expires William h Burk aged 74 years a retired Carpenter died sunday morn ing at his Home on Cardiff from the effects of a paralytic stroke suffered the wednesday before he leaves a brother James c Burk of Baltimore and a sister miss Anna v Burk of Richmond a funeral services were held at the House on wednesday afternoon at 2 o clock conducted by the Rev b f Ruley. Burial was in the Slateville cemetery s w Holden was the funeral director former resident passes William b Williams a native of Delta but for the past thirty years a resident of Philadelphia died Early tuesday morning at the Philadelphia general Hospital from a complication of diseases he was 67 years of age he was a son of the late John j and Eliza Williams the survivors Are his widow mrs Nellie Williams one son Ralph and a brother Roger All of Philadelphia funeral services will be held at the Williams Home in Philadelphia this evening at 8 o clock and the grave Side services at 11 a m tomorrow Friday at the Slateville cemetery where interment will be made the Rev or John Hammond will con duct the services at Slateville h p Harkins will have charge of the fun eral arrangements Darlington Mer Cliant Dies William b Selfe aged 77, prominent merchant and Churchman of Darlington died at his Home on last battling baseball teams forge ahead standing of te4jms w 4 l 1 2 2 4 pet. 800 600 500 000 Taylor Jarrettsville 3 Highland 2 Fawn Grove 0 Detent results wednesday May 30 Highland 8 Jarrettsville 7 Jarrettsville 11 Highland 7 saturday june 2 Taylor 7, High land 5 Jarrettsville 17, Fawn Grove 2 Taylor climbed to first place in the pen mar league by taking two games from Fawn Grove on Memona Day and defeating Highland on saturday Highland and Jarrett vice split a double header on Memona Day. The first game of the season be tween Highland and Fawn Grove which was won by the former 29-9 has to be played Over due to infraction of rules by both teams this game will be part of a double header when Fawn Grove comes to Highland on june 23. I saturday s games Highland is. Jarrettsville at Jarrettsville. Taylor is. Fawn Grove at the lat ter place. He is now being accorded the honors j thursday morning death was due to befitting one who died in the service heart trouble following an attack of of has country pneumonia in March he had been engaged in business in Darlington since Early manhood he was also a lifelong Episcopalian and for Many years had served As senior a Den of Grace episcopal chinch at bit place or Selfe was a son of the late James e and Catherine Moore Stolfe of Chilcompton England who settled m Havre do Grace in bark in the 80s to married miss Louise Webster of Tho Anno Nindel and Harford family of Ihal Lime his Wile died a number of yous ago surviving arc three children mrs William a Bridges of Eucl Wool Towson mrs Charier h Quer Caux st Albans l i Lee Webster Selfe Salisbury my Henry e Selfe i brother and the Only relative of his generation in Amanca died at Dar Lington on september of last year funeral services were held Satur Day afternoon at 3 o clock from his late Home the Rev Harold bought of Philadelphia officiating interment was in the Darlington cemetery children s service the service of the morning at the Delta methodist protestant Church of sunday will be in Honor of the Chil Dren the hour is 10 30, and Tho pro wram will consist of exe Cinea appropriate to the Day. An offering will taken for missions and conference expenses. F sf4pfr1
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