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Delta Herald-Times (Newspaper) - March 24, 1932, Delta, PennsylvaniaDelta Herald times the Only newspaper adequately coveting Southern York county Pennsylvania and Northern Harford county Maryland vol. Liv. No. 12 Delta York county pa., thursday March established 1878 two Delta Banks Are consolidated two institutions Combine As result of negotiations terminating saturday. Promptly at 9 o clock monday morn ing the doors of the Peoples first National Bank of Delta opened for business. This financial institution is the result of a consolidation of the first National Bank of Delta with the Peoples National Bank of Delta. The agreement was consummated on sat urday afternoon following a series of conferences which had continued Over a period of several weeks. So quietly had All the negotiations been conducted that an agreement was reached the books and equipment moved and the Cash securities and other valuables All transferred before the Public had an inkling of the transaction. Citizens on the Street unaware of the Large sums of Cash being carried in Ordinary cars in Broad Daylight before their eyes and no crack of Bandit gun marred the peaceful movement of people s Money. When the new and enlarged Bank opened on monday morning huge piles of Bills were in evidence show Teg that the institution was amply prepared for any emergency. Happily the demands were few and generous deposits attested the Faith of the pub Lic in the judgment and integrity of the officials. The business of the new institution will be conducted in the banking House of the first National Bank of Delta which contains a modern vault and Safe. The banking House for Merly occupied by the Peoples National Bank it is said will be offered for Sale. The Peoples first National Bank gets off to a Good Start with resources said to total h. J. Evans cashier of the Peoples National Bank and c. O. Brown cashier of the first National Bank will be employed under the new arrangement. It is said that for the present the entire Force of the two Banks will be retained. Former judge Mcclean Stock rep resented the Peoples National Bank and attorneys George e. Neffie and Charles a. Hawkins represented the first National Bank in the negotiations. Ramsay s tavern and politics in be Olden Days number file for petitions of candidates for District committeemen poured into the office of the county commissioners on wednesday. Republican women Seemi to be taking an Active interest in poli tics As practically every District has at least one woman filing for a place on the committee. This however is in Accord with the Rule of the Republican party in York county requiring that there shall be one Man and one woman elected from each District. Essay contest Here is an essay contest open to the pupils of the Fol lowing High schools Delta Fawn township and lower Chanceford in York county and slate Ridge Highland and s Dublin in Harford county. Conditions subject Why we should patronize Home enter Prises. Length not Over 500 words written on one Side of the paper with ample space Between lines and Good margins on sides. Preferably typewritten. Each essay must be accompanied by an address Label among those filing from this Corner showing subscription to the Herald times coming to the of the county Are Samuel j. Sinclair and Mary Ruff lower Chanceford township first District Samuel manifold lower Chanceford District Margaret p. Fedley and Hugh j. Evans Delta mrs Nrown Fawn township. Contestant s Home is paid up to june 1, 1932, or beyond. No Pupil May submit More than one essay. Second 1 May compete. Only Bona fide pupils of the schools mentioned above mrs. Morris Dies from pneumonia mrs. Morris wife of William t. Morris and daughter of the late or. J4j and mrs. Howell Williams died at her Home on Bast main Street Early this Forenoon after an illness from pneumonia lasting Over two weeks. She was 51 years of age. Besides her husband she leaves two daughters misses Mary Elizabeth and Elinor Morris one sister miss Mary e. Williams Baltimore and three Sis ters to Law miss Catherine Morris and mrs. William Roberts Wilmington and miss Elizabeth Morris of Phila Adelphia. Mrs. Morris was a life Long member of Rehoboth. Welsh presbyterian Church where she was Active in All forms of Church work. She will be greatly missed in the Community. The funeral will be held at Reho both Church on saturday afternoon at 2 o clock with services conducted by the pastor Rev. John Hammond. Interment will be in Slateville Ceme Tery. Hubert p. Harking has charge of the funeral arrangements. A jew thing some people like to quote the old scriptural saying that there is no new thing under the hut what is so rare As to be almost new happened recently when a gentleman connected with the old Bush i Pawn Grove Road association came to Jerusalem 3-21-1932. The Herald times Offlie one Long ago to return contribution of ?5 which was not needed to Complete the Job. Usually there is no Money left Over trom an undertaking of that editor Delta Herald time character and most assuredly for a dear sir Reading your account to take his time to Chase Down a the Sale of the Ramsay tavern prop of Money in order to return it erty in your sprue of March 10, is the next thing to being something brought Back to my memory some Newl recollections of my boyhood Days something similar to the fellow with his old Oaken my Early re i Oil collections of the tavern is that it was Julver noted for its Bountiful and Well Cook lated meals and its splendid Accomma i Charles Johnston a student in the Deita to enter. The Culver military Academy scholar ship Competition to into held this in Pennsylvania and went to Caster on saturday for the preliminary examination. This scholarship is for three years and covers All expenses including uniforms and text books. It is valued under its hospitable roof. Away Back in the Early Isoo s a masonic Lodge met in one of the upper room of the hotel. At that time free masonry was very unpopular a.11 Over the country. The Lodge did not remain at the tavern very Long but made several moves before it located in Bel air md., and became it. Ararat Lodge of which esd Talon Lodge of Cardiff is an offspring. There were wonderful tales circulated about some of the doings in the Lodge. One was that the oaths required of the candidates for admission were blood curdling. One essay must not Bear writer s name but a Nom plume. This onide plume and the writer s name must be placed in Side a Plain sealed envelope and submitted along with the manuscript. Rizes s Parsi prize dollars in Gold. Second dollars. Next Dollar each. Essays must be in our hands not later than May 10. Mark envelope essay judges will be capable disinterested parties. Sales tax killed As we go to press the news is being broadcast from Washington that the proposed sales tax Bill was killed by an overwhelming vote. Big tree hisses car kills three turkeys an unusual happening occurred on tuesday afternoon when Bayard ii Gen Fritz mrs. Bessie Ilgenfritz James Ilgenfritz Ivan White and Merle ton were returning to their Homes near Woodbine after attending the funeral of or. J. T. Galbreath at Delta. As they came within three Miles of Woodbine on the Samuel manifold farm a Large Buttonwood tree fell the path of the car Ami three family has narrow escape from fire Man wife and children in nightclothes1 from Burn ing House at Bryansville. Large turkeys. Easter services at All or. And mrs. Robert Sullivan and five children escaped in their nigh in clothes Over a porch roof when fire destroyed their Home along the Mary Laud and Pennsylvania Railroad tracks near Bryansville about o clock wednesday morning flames spread from the House to the barn and both buildings were burned to the ground. The fire As discovered about o clock by or. Sullivan who was aroused by the presence of smoke. Laud the Only Means of escape was by of a window to the front porch roof the his wife and five children j lost no time in crawling through the window to the porch roof. Once there they were obliged to reach the ground court reduces Road tax rate for township. Peach Bottom gets lower Levy for Highway maintenance costs with saving to tax payers. Story that those who were admit ted to full membership had to be branded on the right hip with two red hot keys so As to form Cross keys. Strange to say there were people at that time in the neighbourhood with enough credulity to believe almost any thing. This has All Comie to me Byj tradition. Tavern was the place Hundred and thirty Pennsylvania candidates have applied foe it. The twelve or fifteen boys making the highest records in the preliminaries will be Given a final examination and a personal interview with the committee at Harrisburg on May 7. From that group the Winner will be selected. Charlee is to be congratulated on making the first hurdle and it is to be hoped that he May succeed in win Ning the coveted scholarship. Judge Sherwood on monday after noon fixed the Road tax rate for peach Bottom township for the year 1932 at Mills. Supervisors had filed with the court on february 29 a Peti Tion asking for a Levy of 15 Mills. Attorney Harry m. Brooks interposed with an objection. A Rule was issued i and a hearing set for monday when a number of citizens appeared with or. Brooke in opposition to the pro posed Levy. Attorney Charles a. Haw Kins represented the supervisors. The Lery As fixed crease of to Mills from the 1931 rate which was 20 Mills. The objectors asked Tor the Lery is a Compromise or fatty al Ftp proposition. There to at present an indebtedness due to Road work amounting to and the court deemed it advisable to allow the extra Levy of 2% Mills to be applied to this debt with the additional 10 Mills to meet current needs. In 1931 the state took Over 29 Miles of Highway in the township or More than one third of the total Road mileage thus relieving the taxpayers of the Burden of caring for these roads the roads taken Over Are said to be those most heavily travelled. In View of the lowered Cost Lor maintenance ant attorney Brooks contended that the supervisors could care for the i chaining mileage on a 10-Mill rate provided they exercised proper Economy. His objection saved the taxpayers of the township Well on to for the year. In Many townships in Pennsylvania the supervisors publish their annual Little boy has Bibl Ebay where the peach Bottom township elections were held for a Long time and were attended by Large crowds. The presidential election held in 1864 attracted a larger crowd than usual. Liere bloody noses to be i suppose John Barleycorn was if not wholly responsible for them. The conduct of the civil War waa thro roof Tariff was not an Issue the vols each act had not been Ixia. The slogan was in 1864 continued on Pace John Hubert Harkins son of or. And mrs. Hubert p. Harkins celebrated his fourth birthday anniversary on Friday afternoon with a party at the borne of his Grandfather Harry d., Findley. Present were Bobby Johnson Bobby Mclaughlin Jack Dorgan Bil lie Fisher David Galbreath George Dick Billie Beckner Bithie Murphy Edgar Street Bobble Bradley Thomas Hawkins. Reports in the local newspapers. In this Way All criticism As to the Man Ner in which their funds Are handled is met. The Law authorizes such publication. Or. J. T. Galbreath expires suddenly or. John Thomasen Galbreath Well known Delta physician dropped dead on East Mam Street near his Home at o clock saturday morning. He had been in ill health for the past several years his death was due to a heart attack. He was 63 years of age. Or. L. U. Zech county Coroner and a warm personal Triendl. Signed the death certificate or. Galbreath was born in peach Bottom township and was a son of term late Matthew Clark and Margaret heaps Galbreath. After graduating from the Fawn Grove Academy and York collegiate Institute he entered the University of Pennsylvania. On receiving his medical degree he served As an Interne at st. Joseph s Hospital Baltimore and after practising at Baltimore and Hallam settled at Delta 30 years ago where he continued the practice of his profession. Until the time of his death. He was Active in the democratic party and a number of times he was a candidate for the state legislature. He also served As committeeman and Delegate to the county conventions several times. He waa a charter member of the Friendship 663, free and accepted masons of Fawn Grove. Or. Galbreath also be longed to the Slateville presbyterian Church. This is the third death to occur in the Galbreath family in 13 months. Two of the deceased Man s Brothers died last year Calvin c. Galbreath on february 1931, and a. James Gal breath on december a of the same year. Surviving Are his widow Clara special easter al vices be by sliding Down a lightning Rod. Conducted in the churches of the Coiler a Unity on Sui Day. While weather reports held a threat of bad weather the usual Large crowds for the easter religious ser vices Are expected. Pre easter services were held each evening beginning wednesday at the methodist protestant Church. On wednesday night the speaker was Henry c. Hall editor of the Herald times. The subject was night draw eth the pastor the Rev. B. F. Ruley will speak on the betrayal at tonight s service. His talk will be followed by the communion of the lord s supper on Friday night the pastor will use for his subject his sermons appropriate to easter will be preached at both services on sunday. The Rev. A. Lewis Hjy. will preach an easter Sermon at slate Ridge presbyterian Church on sunday morn ing accompanied by appropriate music. At Rehoboth Church the Rev. Or. John Hammond will deliver an appropriate easter Sermon in Welsh on sunday with a Sermon in English at 6 p. M. Easter services will be held at Slateville presbyterian Church in the morning and a special program will be rendered by my engbers of the Sun Day school in the Chapel in the even ing. There will be appropriate music at both services. At Goodwill. Bryansville and Wood Bine evangelical churches bet c. C. Kreidler pastor there will be sermons on sunday at 11 a. I 3 p. M. And p. M. Respectively. Prepare for easter a number of the town s merchants made special preparations for serving the easter Trade and easter finery and easter Flowers were on display. Off. Sullivan then ran to the Home Alpha Payne several away where he called lid social club gives excellent program to Cardiff fire company. 6y the time he returned Suffle neighbors had arrived and they w i e Able to save a few pieces of furniture. Some farm ing implements stored ill the Bam also removed to a plsfie1 of safety. In the meantime the Delta firemen. Were making a desperate Effort to reach the fire but when they left tote hard surfaced Road and turned into the Lane that leads to the Sullivan House their truck became mired in a deep Hole about a. Halt mile of the place and could not be budged until it wa0 too late to be of any assistance. Fire chief Hubert hark lib and his men die their utmost to reach the fire with the engine and were keenly disappointed Over their failure after having almost reached the place. The members of the family had str time to dress and their clothing with most of the contents the House went up in the flames. It is estimated that the loss would amount to several thousand dollars Only a part of Whin is covered by insurance. The House was a two Story Frame building., and to is said the fire started in the Ney. The social club met with mis Slateville holds banquet thursday the get to Geter the Delta Chapel last thursday even ing was attended by 35 elders trus tees and canvassers. The was held for the purpose of ing the members who were to make the annual canvass of members oar sunday for their yearly subscriptions. The speaker of the evening was tie pastor the Rev. B. W. Jones. Supper was served by a committee of women of the Church composed of mrs. B. W Jonck mis. , p White Ord mrs Thompson mrs Merton Korr and Gowley. Those i to i inquest were the w folic al dvrs Yehsha. Lului Kiy Malone h. A Foi ter each for Tuo families in who Hughes Paul Thompson Fleury neighbourhood who lost their Homes by a Lii Floi to i i Borough and fire. Jac duh Laii e. Mrs. J. Ii. A lubes read an article a Firkins. , Rig on the prohibition Straw vote and Don Clay p. Wei Teton Oid town the Wim

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