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Delta Herald-Times (Newspaper) - June 9, 1932, Delta, PennsylvaniaDeli a Herald times Southern Tork county and a Northern Sartor a county Maryland vol. Liv. No. 23 Delta York county pa., thursday june 9, 1932 established 1978 Musicale at Slat title Large attdie5tce Roger Whiteford Dwight Mathis organist and miss Carolyn Wantz All of Washington d. C., gave a very enjoyable Musicale a Slateville Church last saturday evening. Or. Mathis seemed to know perfectly How to bring out All the music in the pipe the vocal solos and duets of or. Whiteford and miss Wantz. Elicited the unbounded enthusiasm of car kills woman in West Virginia t w. H. Snodgrass freed at inquest after fatal Auto Accident Effort to Avert mishap failed victim was deaf William h. Snodgrass of this place while on his Way Home from Charleston w. "tfa., on monday morn ing struck and fatally injured mrs. Cordie Greathouse aged 55 years a mile and a half East of Spencer w. Fhe Organ during the morning ser a. The Accident occurred at 7 o clock in the morning. Or. Snodgrass was driving at the rate of about 35 Miles an hour in am Easterly direction on a gravel Road while the unfortunate woman was walking in the opposite direction. She was on the left of or. . Graduating class 1932 the audience. Those who were not there missed a wonderful treat. On sunday morning or. Whiteford and miss favored with a Beautiful diet. Or. Mathis presided at vice. Land of Cathay torn by strife nip ponese without band its within create turmoil in realm of dream and Beauty. Perpetually perplexed by mates Muriel Ramsay continued from last week you eee one can always 1 study. The dialect of hang How is a bit different from ours but it s fun hear ing the people talk through their noses. I be been studying most of the time. I be been having a Lark teach ing nature study in a school for missionaries children too. And then there s a japanese aeroplane along almost every Day to spice things up. Last heard the throbbing of a motor overhead and ran out into the Garden to eee the before i reached the door i also heard shots. The plane was flying very Low directly Over our compound probably spy ing on the police school next door to us. It followed by a perfect bar rage of allots from chinese anti air f As he approached her and was accompanied by a thirteen year old girl. As they came Neair to each1 other for no apparent reason it is said she started across the Road. He sounded his Horn and the girl called to her but to no Avail. She came on with head Down in front of the machine. Applying his brakes toe swerved to the right As far As pos sible and while the front of the Auto missed her the handle on one of the doors struck her in the head aus ing her death. Somehow in falling one leg was broken. Bringing his car to a dead Stop a two car lengths from the Point of the Accident As measured by the state police a Little later or. Snodgrass called to some persons at a nearby House to notify the state police and have an ambulance come at Onoe. The woman was dead however be fore she could be taken to a Hospital. Or. Snodgrass exonerated state officers viewed the scene of the Accident measured the distance from the Point where the woman was struck to where the car stopped tested the car to see if the plane had Urt opened were functioning properly and provocation. The tracks of the car on the Road bed. At the inquest held a Little later in the Day it was testified that the woman was deaf and in View of All the circumstances or. Snodgrass was exonerated of All blame. It was said by several that they had1 narrowly escaped running a the same woman Down Only recently j0ne of them ditching her car in order to mles her. Of Driver s old Hon i Spencer is the county seat of Roane county and is almost directly North of Charleston and Southwest of Clarksburg. It is fortunate that the Accident happened at the place it did since it had to happen at Spencer was or. Snodgrass former Home and he was not among Stran Gers. Otherwise there might have been an annoying delay. With or. Snodgrass at the time of the Accident were mrs. Snodgrass her daughter miss Adda Noerr who graduated last week from the Charleston High school and mrs. A. R. Dent and daughter Betty of Charleston. Mrs. Dent and daughter were returning with or. And mrs Snodgrass for a visit. Owing to the delay entailed by the mishap they did not reach Delta until past mid night. Z. Macomber Ella m. Ayres Robert h. Wickes Eugenia e. Stubbs c. Edward Reilly. Ginia e. Bulette Elsie b. Perkins. Back Row left to right w. Wit son Singleton Edith l. Orr h. Wei Don Ruff Hazel m. Kerr Wilbur l. Sanders s. Elizabeth Stewart John front Row left to right Reba e. Wise Mary a. Stewart m. Char Lotte Rigdon Mary k. Duphorn lil Lian e. Ailes Helen m. M. Eleanor Wise Edna d. Pickel Vir girl announces engagement at Bridge party miss Myrtle Rose Neikirk rocks sprang a big big Surprise of a group of her friends recently when she announced her engagement to Charles Howard Scarff of Fallston my. The announcement was As unique As it was surprising and came in the form of a heart concealed in a nut cup served with the refreshments at a Bridge party Given. By miss Neikirk and her sister miss Margaret. The following guests were present mrs. William h. Mcabee mrs. Clarke Galley mrs. Gerald heaps mrs. Guy Scarborough mrs. Ralph davis1, mrs. A. Thomas Bradley mrs. Elizabeth. Snodgrass mrs. Stewart o. Day mrs. Donald Stubbs mrs. Roland Davis mrs. A. H. Graybeal mrs. Lucia Kegley mrs. Mark Hopkins Are. Thomas Spencer Harry heaps mrs. Wilson a. Heaps mrs. Arthur Robinson mrs. Malcolm y. Farring mrs. Willard Galbreath mrs. Earl Henderson mrs. Walter Spencer mrs. William Whiteford mrs. Road searing completion the three mile stretch of Road be tween Scott s Corner and the Federal ill Road is being rushed toward completion. This Road will be of con construction and will not Only e of immense Benefit to Ai Section handicapped by bad roads but will lord a much Shorter route from his Section to and be Ond. White Hall which also has the con act for crushed Stone at the pretty of dam project. Pedestrian that the chinese guns were merely returning the fire. Be that As it May when i heard some one say shells were dropping into our treetops i began to feel ajl at once rather close to this thing which is War in every thing but too close in fact. The plane circled and left damaged. Repeat bombing Harford women visit markets one morning Home of our party visited the hang How Airfield being interested in seeing the huge Crater like holes caused by bombs when the japanese had bombed it a few Days previously. They found coolies Hare at work levelling off the Field. The att continued on Page three Temperance ladies plan state meet the executive committee of the York county w. T. U. Met in an All Day session at Trinity evangel Cal Church York on last wednes Day when preliminary plans wer Laid for the entertainment of the 40 delegates officers and directors we will attend the state convention t be held in that City october 20-25. Mrs. I. B. Abel county presiden presided at All of the sessions an conducted the morning devotions. Mrs. Earl Bergenstock York a appointed county director for the use of non alcoholic beverages. A Tion was taken toward procuring Stone this Road is being fur Furford Farmer gets certificate of Merit card Folan gets degree the commencement exercises of the University of Maryland were held at College Park md., saturday june 4. The University celebrated the 125th anniversary of the founding of the medical school. The exercises were held in the new ates received the degree of doctor of Medicine. S. Edward Proctor of Cardiff md., of the class Delta High school and of the class of 1923 of St. John s College Annap Thomas Roy Brooks formerly of in Constitution neighbourhood but of on the Bel Road Vas awarded an honorary certificate f Niertit in agriculture for his oils md., received the degree of Doc tor of Medicine. Or. Proctor was president of the no Sigma no medical fraternity Secretary of the student Council and a member of the medical school s former Delta girl webs eve new Jersey. Miss Jane e. Aberts daughter of or. And mrs. A. Aberts of Grove n. J., and Harlan f. Williams a real estate operator of that place were married on june 1, at the Home of the Bride s parents. Following the ceremony the newly weds left for Niagara Falls and can Ada where they Are spending their honeymoon. Miss Aberts is a former resident of this Community where she made her Home for fourteen years. Browa Neikirk mrs. H. Burgard and misses1 Margaret Silver Janice Harry Rachel Harry Lucile Lanius Helen Harry Elizabeth Scott Anna Derma Lillian Maddox Dorothy Mil Ler Elizabeth Joesting Louise me Bride Juanita Greer Frances Mary Wilson Mary Risteau Anna Gal breath Elizabeth Wilson Hattie bag Ley and Jeanette Deran. Achievements As a progressive Dairy honorary society the Randolph Man and breeder and for his Leader hip and Public service in the cause t agriculture at the commence ment exercises of the combined schools of the University of Mary and at College Park on saturday. Those who Are familiar with or. Activities and achievements will agree that this is a merited Hon or. farm is a Model of modern efficiency neatness and Winslow surgical society or. Proctor will begin his professional work As assistant in the surgical service under. Or. Robert p. Bay at the Maryland general hos Pital Baltimore my. Or. Proctor is a son of Howard Proctor Cardiff and a brother of mrs. L. A. Whitaker mrs. G. M. Baer and Howard Proctorjr. Forged Check charge dropped Nelson Norrie Chestnut Street was arrested by Constable w. E. Wil Liams on Friday night on complaint of Kelley Asbury of the Delta ser vice station who accused him of passing a forged Check for 110. At a hearing before Justice j. Crawford on saturday morning or. Asbury withdrew the charges when Morris agreed to the amount of the Check and the Coats in the Case. Supper and festival the ladies of Slateville Church will hold their annual supper and commencement at Delta High draws interested crowd Delta High school held its Fortieth annual commencement in the fire men s theatre Friday evening june 3, when Twenty one graduates received diplomas at the close of an interesting program. The graduates capped and gowned in academic style marched up the aisle and took their places on the stage while the processional was played by the High school orchestra. After the invocation by the Rev. John Hammond d. D., the principal a. H. Zimmerman announced the commencement topic Hundred years of and introduced miss Virginia Elma Bulette the first essayist whose subject was Educ cation in George Washington s Progress in education was presented by miss Martha Charlotte Rig Don and miss Eugenia Eleanor festival thursday june 16. Come i Day Stubbs discussed needs of present get a Good supper and meet your friends. True Mes dates d. Harry and Wilson a heaps Pylesville a. H Graybeal and Edmund Snodgrass Street Mary Wiley Forest Hill Harvey Gross Jarrettsville Gardiner. Umbarger Aberdeen and miss Mildred Johns ton Bel air were among the forty e women from twelve Maryland counties who recently made a tour of larger marketing centers of new York City they were accompanied by six members of the state Exten Sion service and a representative of the Baltimore Ohio Railroad. The tour covered such interesting Points As the Gotham Market Termi nals where the ladies saw How Al classes farm products Aro handled received graded and sold to the various consuming channels several museums the Holland Tunnel a modern skyscraper and an olefin liner. This is the fourth time such a group has visited new York two of the for Mer Tours having been made by far mers and one by farm women. Miss Mae Mae Ken Philadelphia to Ozial director of Christian citizen ship for work in the county for a prior to the county convention to toe held in september and for an a Diess at the convention. Mrs. Joha Hammond Delta mrs. John m. Hook York and mrs. Kath Ryn Garrett Hanover will take some part in the regional conference to be held a Harrisburg on june 21-22. Mrs. Theo. Pettit red lion county Secretary of Young people s work was. Appointed to attend the Conven Tion of Young people at state College june 22-july 2. She was also made a member of the Extension club at Tho state College Encampment. A a Resolution was adopted in which i the action of Harry l Hailies in voting for the Beer tax measure in Congress was deplored. After a Box luncheon various items of business were disposed of the most important of which was the assignments the state continued on Page Charles c. Johnston of the class of 1935, rendered a trumpet Solo the and the High school chorus Sang the Clang of the the Rev. W. L. Mccormick of Philadelphia gave the commence ment address. subject was Mountain and was based on one of f. W. Boreham s essays. He emphasized the following facts no one has Ever stood on top of the tragedies always occur on the easy no Man can climb to the Heights life s supreme Joy comes when you help some one Elsa to the a Solo in the Garden of my was rendered by mrs. F. W. Wyman Cardiff. Prof. A lev Merman presented the Gorgas Mem rial Institute medal to miss Eleanor for an essay on Henry c. Hall editor of the Delta Herald times awarded the prizes offered by that paper for the Best essays by High school students on Why should we patronize Home the first prize of ten dollars went to miss Martha Char Lotte Rogdon. Ruth Spidle won the second prize of five dollars. The remaining five prizes one Dollar each were won by Hazel s. Ramsay Marguerite Sellers John z. Macon Ber Mary s. Fulton and Grace a. Wise. Superintendent Harvey Svartz presented to certificates to the eighth Grade and principal a. H. Zimmer Man a resented the diplomas to the graduates. The full list appeared in these columns last week. The Rev. W. K. Fleck pastor of Chan Deford presbyterian Church pronounced the Benediction. Spring Chicken dinner at car Del hotel sunday 11.00. Platter 75c. Newspaper

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