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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - February 9, 1932, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania GOOD EVENING We know a fellow who Is as honest as the day is long In the Arctic midwinter. WEATHER Cloudy. ' THE GETTYSBURG TIMES Merab'er of The Assorinted Press ESTABLISHED 1902 Truth, Our Guide—The Public Good Our Aim GETTYSBURG, PA.. TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 9, 1932. tVH $<\u. Yfo dfctwv Soe'fe bs#u?r owl Boat It OI TW 0 JnnMTv !fiIS>eg'on s NationalDefense 'N, H. SCHWARTZ ilMEMPinvuciJT C°mmitteeProtests Weak IS VICTIM OF tlNtMPLOTMENT Armed Forces of Country TYPHOID FEVER o j ec t°s    v,a<l°    ,>ubI,!c T« The Gettysburg Times ll - r\ear.    his    Morning    By    Charles    W.    Schick,    Of    ai Read By Nearly Everybody In Adams County PRICE THREE CENTS Four Highway i struction I' r Are Rapidly Near ing Completion. DESIGNATE NEW WORK MARCH    ~ Chicago, Native Of Gettysburg, And Active Member Of National Group. A vigorous protest against the | present national defense of this I country and a pledge to conduct an intensified drive to bolster toe army and naval forces of this country are The Adams county maintenance office of " • I bvt i ut-    rM>1 n;t| Ijmtht has done it* share in helping    m    tn.    a..... to relieve unemployment in Gettysburg and Adams county during the winter. defense committee ot The American Legion, made public today to The Gettysburg Times by Charles W P. E. Sec hr 1st. superintendent of :^>htlck. 01 Ch*caa°- und a native cl » i  _  .^.Gettysburg    Mr,    Schick    is one of the local maintenance office of the highway department, today said 286 ;men are now at work on highway enroute thick is one of .eignt members comprising the na-■ tional legion defense committee. Mi Schick, who u ill at »he ll •< ; construction projects in the county.    ...... .    .    nuivl .    .    .    .    J    Gettysburg, stopped here and that the .number at work during the winter varied from 270 to 1 220. ; Work on four highway construe- ! lion projects in the county us now J rapidly nearing completion, but new I roads to bt? improved are expected I to be designated by March I, Mr } Sechrist said this morning Pour Mile Stretch The most extensive road improvement Job rn progress during the winter months was a 4.0-mile project I rom the Fairfield road through Knoxlyn to the Lincoln highway, j This road leaves the Fairfield road j at Dubhs stand, runs through Knoxlyn and connects with the Lincoln! highway east of Hershey park, Another stretch of country road i improved during the winter was a j two-mile stretch from the Carlisle road at Van Dyke** to Schriver'a crossing on the Harrisburg road The local maintenance force constructed I 6 miles of road from New Oxford in a southerly direction and 08 of a mile connect mg the Irish-towTi and Centennial roads at Con-ewago chapel. All four links built during the year-old Accountant Here Succumbs In Hanover General Hospital, BROTHER GIVES BLOOD MONDAY LONG DISTANCE EXCHANGE HERE IS ABOLISHED All Telephone Service To lie Operat ed From One Switchboard Hereafter. home. This morning, from his bed- I side he submitted the report of the defense committee, adopted at an I enthusiastic meeting in Washington. Saturday. The report also favors the continuance of the Reserve Officers Training corps, a unit of which has been maintained at Gettysburg college for .several years, and is said to be one of the finest in the country. Committee Report The report of the defense committee follows: We believe the American people}    ,    ..      v,ic .    -    .    ,,a    turn    for    the    worse    Monday,    his have confidence in the sincerity oft A victim of typhoid fever. Wilbur Hartman Schwartz 31, Hanover street, assistant accountant at the Gettysburg furniture factory, died at 1:05 o’clock this morning at the Hanover General hospital, where he was admitted as a patient on January 29. He had been ill at home about a we^k lie fore he wascemoved to the hospital. When Schwartzs condition took i The American Legion, it being our j desire and faith to serve them. The i American Legion would be void of i patriotic impulses if it failed to de-! fend its policy upon national de- Hoover Group Starts Work to Dig Up Hoarded U. S. Money brother. Clarence Schwartz, of Littlestown, submitted to a blood transfusion in an effort to save the sick mans life, but the emergency (measure failed to bolster his weak-fense. Our investigation convinces 'cned condition. us that the present defense of’ Mr- Schwartz-was a son of Ira America is not only a crime, but is a and Mi»nie ‘Hartman) Schwartz, national disgrace. The regular army of Littlestown, and was graduated does not equal the military force |»™» Littlestown hath school to,    G    and    ()|rfttl    ^ new secretary of the treasury. Col. Crank Knox, Chicago newspaper Legion Auxiliary Dinner Attended By Sixty Members Tho American Legion auxiliary gave a dinner in the post home Monday evening at which 60 persons wrere present. Mrs. Howard Hartwell presided. Mrs, James Paul, York, director for this district, gave an address on the aims and purposes of the auxiliary. Brief talks were made by Mrs. Maude Wierman Kennedy and Mrs. Sewell Kapp. Mrs. Paul, the guest of honor, was presented with a bouquet of American Beauty roses. A short business meeting followed, at which time fifteen new' members were accepted. The auxiliary announced a card party for Tuesday, February 23. LITTLESTOWN TO BUILD NEW HIGH SCHOOL $50,000 Structure Will Be Erected This Summer, Dr. Crouse Asserts. (jCUCiiUA OI iii .vt cc ii I, Uwwfv. ■ anti-hoarding    army are shown above in Washington when they received plans for a campaign designed to get an estimated SS 1,500,-(HH).(KH) of hoarded money back into circulation. Left to right: Jesse Jones, of Texas; Wilson McCarthy, of Utah; Harvey C. Couch, of A r k .I ii s as;    President Hoover, BOARD IN BANK BUILDING IS GIT Engineers of the United Telephone company Monday completed the installation of two new long distance positions on the switchboard in the Masonic building. Installation of these positions without interruption of telephone service is conster are the new oil-bound ma- slderwl <¥* th«* inOKt <M»cult jobs adam, and were constructed en- which confront telephone engineers, nrely with state funds Improve Other Roads The new equipment will be cut into service tonight by R. M, Williams. In addition to thew ami jot* 'superintendent of equipment, assist- the local maintenance department lias been improving various township roads which have been taken over under the Pmchot road program. The various township roods are being made passable, but are not being given the oil-bound macadam treatment. This work Is expected to follow during the summer. allowed a defeated Germany bv the I1920 Four -vearK latt‘r he was grad victorious allies Forces are nt work juat(*d from Gettysburg college, within and without our country    Active    Fraternally seeking to weaken and destroy our    Mr    Schwartz    was active in Ira-    J j military strength and make our na-    tarnal    circles of    Adams county. He    ; Hon a helpless physical bankrupt. ’was a member of Good Samaritan j America was created for the pur- | lodge. 336, Flee and Accepted Ma- , pose of security. The constitution ™ns> Gettysburg; Oettys lodge, 124 gives congress alone the right to de- I Independent Order of Odd Fellows, j clare war. Congress alone can de- IGettysburg; Mary Oettys Rebekah j firm national defense. Congress has lodge, 105, Gettysburg, and Eagle! defined national security when it t Encampment. 158, Hanover. At j enacted tile national defense act of > the time of his death, Mr. Schwartz I 1930 Our national defense act is wa* .secretary of the Adams county the greatest military law* ever estab- »post grands’ association of the Odd hshed Upon it rests the safety and 1 Fellows. the peace of the American people.    | He    was an    active member of This act pledged America to the ex-    Grace    Lutheran    church. Two Tav- penditure of money over a period I erns, and was a member of the of years for the purpose of keeping I council there at tile time of his the American army on a parity with , death. other great nations The other! Mr. Schwartz married Miss Na-great nations of the world have sup-, omi Miller, daughter of Mr and ported their armies and their navies.; Mrs. Mervin Miller, near Littles- publishrr, shown below, has been appointed by President Hoover as head of (he national organization. SCOUTS SHOW WORK TO MEN ed by Scott Smith and Edward tIh, so-called hand of economy has!town, m June, 1928. He is survived Trimmer and the installation crew’. The addition of the toil positions to the swithboard. used previously to furnish local and A B. toll service only, gives Gettysburg, for the first from one telephone exchange, with all operating equipment located in has been in progress during the w inter on roads previously improved MILITARY RITES FOR WAR VET Placed its fingers    upon the throat (bv his parents, hi* widow one of our army and    oui- navy and is I slowly strangling them to death. An j sister. Miss Maybell Schwartz bo.n examination of the conditions as.of Littlestown^ they actually exist will convince any I    Funeral Thursday time, a telephone system providing I mmd that the security pledged the j Brief funeral services^ service for the entire community I American people by our national de-; home of his parents in Littlest wa U U . ut t exist only upon paper and j Thursday afternoon at 1.30 oclock,    ^    d    j    d tho hearts of our oeoule The ■ with further services in Orace Lu-t    ,u*    I1UU    ana    «®ei,    »na in the hearts oz    our people. ..,h#nin(lhlin,h    th*»R*v I    m Mvers Christ Lutheran, various scout ac- men who iouglit    the last war and , theran church    the Rev. J.    Meyers    • the mothers whose sons did not re- tand the Rev A. O. Longenecker oi- j    ' torn ran not be satisfied while they I ficiating. Interment in Evergreen Afterward, all Boy scouts or me _ .  .J___I turn cannot be .    f    Irwmeterv here    community gathered in front of the bur*, the United Telephone eom-|« the present and Know the future ^er^here^ ^    u    ,hp    ” oettysbtu* and Uni to a home of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Schwartz, (radio address by Walter Head, pres! Members <M Two Civic Club# Entertainer! By Local Scout Troops Monday Night. Home of tile many worth-while things members of Gettysburg's six troops of Boy Scouts have learned since they were organized here last summer were demonstrated in capable fashion at a joint meeting of the Rotary and Lions’ clubs at the Hotel Gettysburg, Monday evening. Membeis of the Catholic church troop demonstrated first aid to the injured; Presbyterian scouts, artificial respiration; Methodist, knot tying; St. James’ Lutheran, Un can cooking and a game; Trinity Re- PRESIDENTOF SEMINARY WILL ADDRESS G. 0. P. Dr. John Aberly To Deliver Address At Lincoln Day Dinner, Friday. LOCAL JURIST WILL PRESIDE WILL BE BUILT ON 14-ACRE PLOT A new high school building to cost; upward of $50,000 is being planned for Littlestown, Dr. H. 8. Crouse, president of the school board, announced today. The proposed building will be erected on a 4-acre plot, adjoining the Littlestown playground, and two new streets will be opened to give access to the place. Bernard Starr, of Harrisburg, a native of Littlestown, lias been chosen as the architect. As soon as the state department of public instruction conducts a survey of the location and the size of the building required to meet Littlestown^ future needs, plans will be drawn and bids asked. Start Work in Spring Dr. Crouse said work on the proposed structure would be started in the spring. He said it was planned - (to have the building under roof by Dr. John Aberly, president of the J fall so that work on the interior Gettysburg Lutheran theological I might be done next winter, and the seminary, will deliver the principal place ready lor oc^-pancy In the address at the Lincoln day dinner . spring of 1933. Considerable maintenance work one rooni Since the unification of the* two systems which formerly provided telephone service for Oettys- pany lias operated two exchanges one for local service in the Ma soak sons oi America must live under the danger of being called out to war building and one tor long distance i without a chance and unprepared. in the First National bank building . *ptie American Legion would ask Improves service    j    th,. American people this important (Continued on Page Two) Unification of the toll and local question: "Why is it if our congress Local Legionnaires Participate In Funeral Services Of Emmitsburg Man. Funeral    services    for James T Hospelhom. 84. civil war veteran,,..    _ were    held    Sunday    afternoon at I    > ,the coni^<ile switchboard equipment .W"    r<i.~ i nr lift an one room* 11    be    possible for the operators and    chief    operator to switchboards into a single telephone j defined American security in tile na-exchange is designed to improve long \ tiolUil defense act of 1920 that we distance service, at the same time now m l932 lind the actual defense providing better working conditions |our country weakened and In for Hie opeiators Under the system .danger?*’ Aged Countian Breaks Shoulder of two exchanges It was necessary for the chief operator to spend part of her time in each exchange. With The American Legion believes that (Continued on Page Two) o'clock from the SUM Lutheran church. Emmitsburg, the Rev. PmJ-lp Bower officiating Tile final rites for Emrmtsburg’s '•grand old nae” were impressive. A squad of American Leg'on members of the Alien J. Lerna post, 202, Gettysburg, with William Eek-enrode, post command^ in thaige gave a fitting military burial to Em-(pltsburg’s last civil war veteran .MU*r services in tho church, tile i cortege, jed by the Legion squad to j the beat of muffled drums, moved to the Mountain View cemetery, a lull! mile distant. Hew the final service was held by the pastor ami j this was followed by a salute o\er ► he grave by the Legion squad i George Hughes then sounded the I taps, which was answered by Fred j Jtrierabrmg. another bugler sta-Jioned in the town. Mr, lioepelhom, who is survived by /lls widow', served four years in tomboy F, first regiment of Cole's ivfarylaff< cavalry, having joined when eighteen year* of age. Pallbe*arera were Luther Kusder, Frank W. Weant, James T. Hays, Charles J. Rowe. Cool ie C Combs iind Charles L. Sharrer, all mein. liers of the American Legion post tit Emmitsburg. Physician's Car Stolen Saturday Congressman’s Secretary To Be Here Wednesday Walter J. Rothem'es, secretary to I dent of the Boy Scouts of America, and later renewed their allegiance to scouting by repeating the scout cath with Robert West, son of the chief scout, leading tire outh over a nation-wide radio hookup from station WJZ, New York. Parents’ night will be observed by the various troops in the 6 churches 'give full attention to furnishing [service from one exchange I C. A. Bixier, local district man-iager for the United Telephone company of Pennsylvania, said that four (Congressman Harry L. Haines, of (expert telephone engineers worked'the York-Adams congressional dis-Ifour weeks changing the equipment J teiet. will be at the Hotel Gettys-vContlnued on Page Two) ‘ burg Wednesday instead of Thurs- —    day    this    week. Ccngresman Haines or hia sec re- MANY TEACHERS MEET THURSDAY Miss Mary Staub, 81-year-old resident of East Berlin, was admitted to the Warner hospital.    Monday after-    _    ____________ noon, after she fell    and    fractured    . this evening and Thursday evening, l^er left shoulder. Her condition is j    ---- said to be as good as could be ex- |{yf|^|* XoWIlshiD pected j George Sachs, Hanover street, who P. T. Meets Feb. 18 (submitted to an operation for acute    -—— ' appendicitis at    the    hospital    ten days    Butler    township will hold IU ago,    and    William    Boke nr ode,    Orr-    monthly    Parent-Teachers’ meeting lamia, were discharged as    patients,    jai Guernsey    school    February 18. The program    which    will be of a patriotic nature will begin at 7:30 p in. It    will be augmented by music by the    Biglerville lilgh school orchestra, readings by William Pen-syl, of Gettysburg, and an address by Prof. Floyd Slaybuugh, assistant county school superintendent of schools. A social hour will follow the program, proceeds from which Associated Pros* Phot* NOTED COLLEGE GRAD EXPIRES Rev. Dr. William Miller Baum, Jr., 78, Passes Away In Canajoharie, N. Y. Tho Rev. Dr. William Miller Baum, Jr., 73, graduate of Gettysburg college and the Lutheran theological seminary, died at Canajoharie, New York, last Friday, according to word teceived hero today. Ho was bom June 30, 1858, a son of the Rev, William Miller Baum, at Winchester, Virginia. His father was graduated from Gettysburg college in 1846. The Rev. Dr. Baum was gradu of the Adams county republican committee, in the Hotel Gettysburg Friday night, at 6 o’clock. Announcement of Dr. Abcrly’s acceptance of the committee's in-v it a Hon to address local republicans wa* made tills morning, j Judge Donald P. McPherson will preside. The committee considered securing a speaker from national headquarters, at Washington, but later decided to make the first annual Lincoln day darner, strictly a local I function and selected the seminarian to deliver the address. Dr. Aberly was approached but hesitated to accept because of a previous engagement. Later he informed the committee that his earlier engagement had been postponed and he would address tho republicans. Expect Larjp# Crowd Friday mght’s function will be one of many to be held in practically every county in the country, sponsored by tlje republican national commit to I, according to a display announcement appearing in tonight’s edition of The Times. A The new high school will be a 14-unit structure containing about 25 rooms. An auditorium providing seating capacity tor from 700 to 800 people is planned. The auditorium will also serve as a gymnasium. When the new building is completed, clos*** from the seventh to the twelfth grade*, inclusive, will be quartered there, while fho present building will be used for tho first six grades. Overcrowded Conditions The present building, erected ta 1901, has been overcrowded for several years. At tho present time, two rooms in tile riro engine house, next to the high school, and a portable two-room building are being used by Littlestown to accommodate its pupils, Littlestown's school-housing problem is similar to that of Gettysburg. Many pupils prom townships around Littlestown go to that ‘own for their high school education, because Littlestown has a first class, four-year high school. Paul E. King Is principal of tho Littlestown high school. the county are urged to attend the dinner and to make reservations for other repub- j Hear* friends. The committee is de- ated from the college In 1877 and sm/js of having a capacity crowd from ti e seminary In 1880. He was j few the first annual dinner and ad-salutatorlan of Ills class at college { creased letters to all district chair-The degree of doctor ol divinity letter from Robert H. Lucas, execu- J J?    Ti T} s* 11 Jo tive director of the national orgam- j I CIS ii Cl Cill iJ Q y IN zation, addressed to all county    JI    J committeu* appears iii Hie display yJuS£YV€Cl I TI KjOOCl announcement. Republicans of Mrs. Anna Myers Is Buried Monday Funeral services for Mrs. Anna j tary have spent one day each week ! Myers, 69, were held from fit. John Gettysburg since Mr. Haines’ j seph’s Catholic church, Ernmits-I election to the congressional office, jburg, Monday morning at IO o’clock. ! Everv Thursday has been Oettys- j The services, consisting of requiem    ■ burg Day” for the congressman ,‘Bas* and sermon, were conducted!^ ** UBed toward buying a die- Dr. R. University, Will Deliver Address. [during the past, made a number Mr. Haines has ; by the pastor, the Rev. Fattier P. J. I JU  of weekly visits Conroy. F. SI rebel, Syracuse (here and when pressed by official Mrs. Myers was born in Eminlia- duties in Washington hi* secretary, burg and spent her entire life in Mr Rothensles, lias come here. Since Hiat vicinity. Her death Saturday the opening of congress in Decem- Iwas the result of several month’s ber Mr Rotlvensies has com*1 to Gettysburg each week. Announcement was made by Mr Haines tluit Mr. Rotliensies would be tionary for the school. Mrs. Maud Walter is the teacher of Hie school. was conferred upon him by Gettysburg college in 1903. From 1880 until 1883, the Rev. Dc. Baum was pastor of the Lutheran church at Phoenixville, and from then until his death hi* was pastor of St. Marks Lutheran church, Canajoharie. He was president of Hartwick synod, New York, for many years and was a trustee of Hartwick seminary. He was secretary of the organization meetings of the United Lutheran church in America in 1918.    I The Rev. Dr. Baum was a bachelor. Surviving are three brothers: J. Croll Baum, of the class of 1872; I C. B. Baum, of the elaas of 1874, a { member of the college bcaid of trustees, and George C. Baum, class of 1893, prominent architect. mon, with post card enclosures to be filled out and mailed at once for reservations. The committee in charge of the dinner must closo reservations Thursday morning and are urging republicans who plan to attend the dinner to make their reservations immediately. The dinner will be served at 6 o’clock. •    ■ The /loupe of Dr. W R. Cadie EmniiUblh'.K. was stolen Saturday night from in front of his residence on West Main street. The doctor had been in the lfftbit of leaving his car parked alum* The street near his home and bud left tlx* keys in the car No clues to Hid tinMi or thieves has yet been found. x _ A mooting for Adams county school teachers will be held at Hie Gettysburg high school budding. Thursday enrolling at 7.30 o'clock, Prof. W Raymond Shank, Adams county superintendent of schools, aimounced today.    Itlie pvssure Dr. R F St rebel, of Syracuse | Washington university, will be the principal speaker for the occasion, his subject being ’Social Studies” Miss Margaret Peters. Gettysburg, and Miss Jessica Weaver, Biglerville, delegates from Adams county to the Pennsylvania state educational association convention at Pittsburgh recently, wdl give their reports. Music for the evening will be in charge of Prof. J. W. Yoder, of Huntingdon, and teachers are urged to bring their 1931 institute song books to the meeting. On Friday, the annual meeting of Hie Adams comity school directors’ association will be held at the high school illness of complications of dseases. Surviving are her husband, William Myers; two sons, Charles, of Odenton, Maryland, and William. Freighter Saves 2 Adrift 48 Hours As Famished Shark Awaits Meal in Gettysburg Wednesday instead Emmitsburg; three sisters, Mrs. J. of Thursday this week because of SM. Kerrigan. Emmitsburg; Mis. ■ of official duties in (Daniel Snovel and Mrs. Motter, Thursday, requiring Hie attendance of both men. Annual Pre-Lenten boll) of Baltimore; two brothel's, Joseph Rosensteel, Baltimore, and John Rosensteel, Emmitsburg. Twelve grandchildren also survive. Pallbearers    were John Topper, Retreat    Under    VV'ay    [George Lingg,    Edwin Chrismer, Pe-  ___    ter Burkett, Prank Wivel aud An- The annual pre-Untott    retreat    ‘"oily Wiwl.    Int,rmrnt aa, mad. (or minuter, of    th. W«.ik>enn»yl-    £ HU Anthon* a cemetery, near vauta synod o( the Lutheran church I EtumiUDurg. Newark, Fib. 9    (AP), — The freighter Beatrice of the Bull line, a trim little ship in coastal trade, Hid up here Monday with two men on board it had virtually snatched craft leaking, several ships had passed them witliout sighting them. Their food had given out and for thirty-six hours a shark had been wax in progress today at the Lutheran theological seirunaxy# About 75 ministers were present for the morning session, with others expected later in the day. Tile retreat for members of the Maryland synod, w'hich was held Monday at the seminary, was attended by about 85 ministers. LOSES DRIVER’S LICENSE The state highway department today announced that the operator’s license of Daniel M. Leppo, Littlestown R. 4, has been revoked for failing to appear for a hearing. Tile department restored the license of M. E. Feeser, Abbottstown R. i, * from the jaws of a snark miles off the Florida coast. I Tile brief entry in its log, however, and the words and manner of its whiie-liuired, genial skipper. Captain John W. Muiuford, had a (tendency lo minimize the whole affair. Three days ago ut sunset the man at the wheel ag hied a small craft, fiymg a distress signal, a mile and a half away on the Beatrice’s starboard beam In the boat, a power launch, which had been disabled two days before, were two men, Joseph Doyle and Harry Powers, ’’from somewhere in Kansas,” tile skipper said. Titty had drifted 135 miles, their All ti d man ii fin under Us, Captain s them very tiurty j Pittyfuliy lifting IU (their very noses. Mumford said nervous.    I "But tirey are strong lads, and it j was nothing,” he added. ‘‘Nothing at all, It happens a dozen tunes every yeur off that coast. TI lese j fellows, I think, W'ere tm-can tom - j ixts,* They spend Hie winter in Floe- j Ida, living on a little money and flailing, ‘‘When we came alongside we lowered a sling lo take the launch on board, but the sides gave way—it must have weighed quite a bit—and it collapsed and sank. It laid been full of water anyhow. Just an old bout.’* Young Mother And 5 Kiddies Die In Blaze Hazleton, Feb. 9    (AP).—Mrs. Carmen RomanelU, 38, died today with five of her ten children In a lire that destroyed her home in a mining village near here. lier husband, five other children aud a boarder escaped. Ralph, 6 months old, died with his mother. lamis, his twin brother, was carried to safety. The father and eldest daughter had left the home for work earlier in the morning. The motlier pre- : pared breakfast fur them aud returned to bed. When she discovered the fire two hours later bile rail to the street to give the ; alarm and then rushed back to rescue the sleeping children, bilo was not seen at in. Old Fashioned Way Gettysburg and Adams county observed Shrove Tuesday, or Faanacht. Day, today with heaping platefuls of succulent doughnuts, smothered rn sugar, gracing many tables at all three meals. Man” housewives ares.* before daybreak txlay to have fasnachts on the table for breakfast. Among tho Pennsylvania Dutch there la a custom that tile last person out of bed on Shrove Tuesday is the faxnacht and must go without any of Un? delicacies. Consequently, that is one day in the year everyone tries to get up before the other. H. B. Ociselman, Eft. Pleasant township, had fasiiachts for breakfast tins morning, and he brought afterward a lurge box to the court house for the weekly meeting of the Adams county commissioners. As a result, the commissioners’ office was the most popular place around the court house this morning. Aah Wednesday, the flAt day of Lent, will be observed tomorrow. Boy Scouts - By - STOCK REPORT New York, Feb. P (AP)—Stocks rallied moderately today aller a small decline at tile opening. Short covering appeared to provide an im-; petus for the rise but the volume of i uade remained small and gains j were largely confined to fractions. WEATHER REPORT ( loud*, not quite so cold to-nit;tit. Wednesday cloudy. Slowly rising temperature. DR. W. K TILBERG Dean, Gettysburg College Great emphasis is placed in tim Boy Scout movement oil character building and citizenship training, but Hie Boy Scouts of America haiti been wise in never losing sight of the fact that “eccu game,” to use the founder of the u Baden-Powell. The enlarges upon the Iii i .uoa ural etui air'’ i tho plainsman and I tty tiles actually bus provide a leisure t game iii which boy: lug.” Scouting bi f, scouts ural leader* a ting is m great worth) of tim loveinent, Lorn scut program fences of knight'. md too lore of he Indian. Aced up<ti these ma »„{ •aal Iona I I “ lear ii by do -guine in win.ii dike participate IlcCftii 4 PslUtrua* voluntarily. Boys on liven part become scout* because of their own dei. ire to play tile game, and it is a game in w inch fathers and son* may I join together with mutual sat iii ac* HOU. ;