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Lebanon Daily Times-News (Newspaper) - December 6, 1941, Lebanon, Pennsylvania GOOD EVEMNG The Japs are in a terriMi fiv out Vncle artually what gebrniorc THI WEATHKU Ml y andTltt VC AD MM fl BlngU Copy Two Centi Per IS Uln lEtAJXnw PublUbtd Every Evening Except Suaday LEBANON SATURDAY EVENING DECEMBER 6 1941 Enured ncond under Act of J 1879 12 CENTS Japanese Situation Still I MASONS HOLD ANNUAL BANQUET HERE Mt Lebanon Lodge Notes Its 93rd An niversary 200 ARE PRESENT Rev Walter Deibler j Of Highspire De livers Address Approximately two hundred and guests on Friday evening participated In the cele bration of the 93rd anniversary of Mt Lebanon Lodge 226 Free and Accepted Masons The turkey banquet which featured the affair served In Masonic Hall 127 North Eighth Street at oclock Steaming turkey accom panied by all desirable vegetable Bide dishes wss not only splen didly prepared but temptingly aervved from fruit cup to Ice cream nuts and coffee and the least waa enjoyed thoroughly The poatpraudial program was no less Inviting and delectable K Paul Fernsler worship master of the lodge delivered a cordial welcome to fellow members and guwts and W Harry Musser of Harrlsburg District Deputy Grand Master of Pennsylvania brought greetings from the grand lodge Musical selections were present fid by the Masonic Quartet consist Ing of Ralph Schrciber Donald Harpel Charles A Klmmel and Frederick 3 Klrcboff with Paul Copenhaver as accompanist and trio of ladles of the Valley College Conwrvatory ot Musle also contributed lo tbe entertainment with meritorious Humbert address of the evening was delivered by the Rev Walter E Deibler a member ot the lodge formerlf pastor of Memorial United Brethren Church this city and now pastor of the U B Church at Hlgbsplre He de livered most Inspiring ad directed largely to Masonic Ideals Using word altars M CHARLES WEISS AGAIN TO HEAD AVON FIRE CO Z Weiss Lebanon banker and Aron gristmiller who has been president of the Avon Volunteer Fire Company since it organized in 1904 was nominated for reelection to that post ft ths December meeting ot the company on Friday evening Other officers nominated are flee president Gerald Kirkessner financial secretary William Blatt recording secretary Inrln H Light treasurer John Zweler chief mechanic Jacob AHhouse chief engineer Henry Weiss first assistant engineer Alfred Bahney second assistant engi neer Ephrlam Bomgardner trus tees David 0 Bomberger Jacob Arnold Irvln Daub Paul Hower Jolw Anspach drivers George Paul Stager John Groff William Blatt and Paul Hower 89YEAROLD MAIL FOUND IN ATTIC BRITISH CALL MEN TO POSTS AT SINGAPORE Soldiers Of All Ser vices Are Ordered To Report CRISIS IS NEAR Mr anil Mrs James TTcaftli exmnlnfl of Itid 100 of found In tlm attic of an old house Uicy KIK to Imrn lulu eHt yean after being Vinttr left fa UMS liolo tlirongli wldcli the thm aaitks Fighting In Russia Continues As Mer cury Falls By the Associated Press Great Britain suddenly recalled all fighting men to their posts at Singapore today as the Far East crisis hung lu delicate balance and a British source reported that Australia had arranged to send tank troops to help defend the Dutch East Indies In the event of wnr Officers anrt men of all services ulr and told to report Immediately at Singa pore completing a state of readi ness at Britains Gibraltar ot the Trucks and other vehicles were to downtown points In central Singapore to transport tho men to their ships flying fields and army posts There was no explanation whet her the order meant H sudden new emergency fn Fedor Von Backs central front armies were credited by Garman military spokesman meanwhile with Iho capture of Iwo key points in the Moscow de fense 67 miles west and Klin CO northwest fighting raged at peak ferocity In temperatures 81 de grees below ieVo fahrenhtlt NEW BOARD PRESIDENT FOR FJfcJL COLLEGE Lancaster The new trustee of the Franklin and Marshall College board of trustees 18 Paul Kieffe New York attorney was elected yesterday to succiwd Dr B F Fackenthal iriefelsvllle who was killed in an automobile accident In Oc tober The board also cbos Harry Bittner publisher of the Pitts burgh SurTelgraph to succeed the A Meyian of Pitts burgh on the board Spaghetti Supper Tonight lo Ref Church 10th and Walnut Sts Dine and Dance at the Green Terrace Tonight G J Moeschlin Out of Town TO WEDXESDAY FORGOTTEN MAN OF ARMY RIDES Had Been Left To Guard R R Cross ing Baltimore a bit blearyeyed Private Victor Golag who obeyed orders literally and became a forgotten soldier through 30 hours of traffic direct ing will ride home In style No bouncing convoy truck for htm thanks but a bus or a train to Camp Kdwards with the United States Army footing tbe bill An army truck dropped him at a railroad crossing here at p m Thursday with orders to stay there directing a convoy un til you are picked And Private Golan Company II 104th Infantry Camp Edwards stayed His whole unit rolled by He stayed More trucks came Golas stayed It rained He stayed Golas broke out his Iron rations of meat and vesetable stew and ate while wideeyed children watched A pretty brunette named Charlotte talk ed to him in the rain promised to stop again the next nlRht The night deepened More rain Goias built a fire On Friday morn ing children brouRht tldbits Go las felt he had been deserted At nightfall after SO hours duty he reported to military po1 learn the army thought he had deserted An army captain declared Go las shouldnt have been so literal i demanded where was GoI COURT IS HALTED AS CONFERENCE IS HELD This mornings session of week end court was Interrupted nearly half hour nhortly afler tha ses sion got under way while a con ference ot city and county offi cials was held in tho judRcn chambers apparently in regard lo the court cases scheduled for next week and arising from a riot In the Masonic hall In October when mass mooting of Independent Uethlehem Steol workers was broken up by a group ot out Tho exact nature of the confab could not be learned officially but It is believed that It was held Continued on Twelvii AUTO OUT OF CONTROL DAMAGES BUILDING oh Twelve Three cars figured In a collision on Lehman Street near Hanover yesterday afternoon with the re sult that one of the cars mount ed the grass plot at the Mesde Chevrolet agency and damaged the door frame and brick work according to City Pollrtemnn Rob ert McCulInugh who an In vestigation No one was hurt The officers report the cars were driven by Mrs Dernard Patschke of 533 Church Street Roy CVmdran of 11 fl Canal Street and Thomas 1 Ayers of 223 Kast Guilford Street Accord ing to the report tbe Patschke car halted for the traffic light Conrad following the Patschke car was unable to quirk enough and drew out of the Hue of traffic with the result that he collided with the Avers rar com ing in the opposite direction It was the Conrad car that veorrd off to the grafs plot hc officer reported Dr Norman Lazin Ostcopathic Physician WISHES TO ANXOUNCE THAT HE HAS TAKEN OVER THE PRACTICE OF THE LATE DR H J SA1LE tS fliono WT SOITH KKiHTH sTRKKT M BY APPOINTMKXT MAD HERMIT SLAIN AFTER KILLING MAN Posse Bullets End Life Of ExAsylum Inmate ScliwpnkBvllle Mad Hermit of tho Jerkl omcn Valley lay doad from posse bullets today but legends of hln wnlrd I o h a v I a r still echoed through this quiet countryside It was tho nceno yesterday of a double killing heath of Edward Gulp 63 started a manhunt thmiiKh tbe woodn and valleya by state police sheriffs deputies and other offi cers It ended on the porch of the lonely Hillside homo where Wil liam F Ludwlg 55yearold for mer Insane any him inmate had lived for years with only his five dogs for company Chief of Montgomery County Detectives Kay Mnnsliower who LudwlK had shot Culp In an unprovoked attack as tho rlderly tenant farmer wheeled a couplfl of trunks up a hillside near bin home Rave this version of the end As Munshower and Jamefl OUa fion who knew approach ed tho porch suddenly limped as if to up arms from a woodpile nearby At that Inrtant Kxpert Markf man Harry Rankin a detective MI dead From residents of the pollre heard tales of weird nislit roamlnsrs tiy who said IIP would howl like a wolf and aim fire his nuns complaints of Ills n Miinshfiwer related had promp fd a order lo arrest him for recommitment to an In itiitlon But before It muld mit Culp was fhot lion flamed on the sands of the Libyan denert battlefield after a lull which hod seen both rallying tliclr forces for a pos nlhtn flnsl showdown flptlil New and heavy have started In North the Ger man high command announced tersely An Italian report ed sharp fighting had broken out Conllmmil fn THE WAR TODAY The war news this week has out of so many sliotuuns thsl It has tended to break tho nefteral picture into pieces A story from Cairo this morning helps to put It back In perspectiTe f Tina Cairo story Is by tho Preston Orover who has made a slow and Interesting trip from Turkey to thfl Valley of the Nile Mr Grover found that the Urltlsh were building a modern battlefield from to he Cas pian with the same enthusi asm and method which they would apply to a new rugger field at High Wycombe and that military preparations over theae ex panses of Illblcland were pointed Ordtr Yow Stanpi Today Door bells were ringing buzzers were buzzing and knockers were banginglustily against portals through out the city today as more than eighty NEWS carriers officially launched the tale of United States Defense Savings Stamps here Response of the public to this patriotic gesture will be the dominant factor in the success of the drive in Lebanon Many Hubacribers were so eager to cooperate in fact that they phoned in to the NEWS office to learn if a newsboy in his official capacity as a U S Defense Agent would call at their particular homes Subscribers should be on the lookout for these de fense agents aa the carriers will canvass the city from doortodoor After soliciting orders for tencent defense savings stamps the carriers will deliver the stamps evary Sat urday beginning next Saturday To make it easier for subscribers to cooperate coupons will be published in the NEWS each week and these may be filled out and handed to the carrier boys One appeared in Fridays issue of the NEWS When you purchase your first stamp you will be given a folder which has room for 187 stamps When the booklet is filled you can go to the and with a nickel redeem it for a Defense Bond which in ten years will be worth Watch for your U S Defense Agent You will know him by the large red whjtt and blut badge he wears CO SCHOOL MEN ELECT TWO TO DIRECTORATE Continued nn CURTIS RELlEYElTOF COMMAND OF 213TH Philadelphia Col Charles C Curtis of Allcn I town has been relieved of com mand of the 213th Coast Artillery Regiment at Camp Stewart he disrioKed today and military I circles reported he would bo as signed to R military mission to Knglnnd 1 Col curl In who arrived here by train said he was unable to i Hie matter not having re ceived his new orders He was met liy hlf wife and they started to Allentnwn liy automobile Lieut Col L K Atwood of 1 haa been named to succeed Col Curtis in command of the 2Uth LATE NEWS DEVELOPMENTS Convention Held Fri day In Cornwall High School Oscar 8 Light ot Annvllle fftectitd lo the executive board at the thirtyninth annual conven tion of sohool dimeters Lebanon county held Friday In the Cornwall School hulldlnn elected lo board wan Bdwln R Noll of Murstown Attending thn convention ware more than 100 school directors sad high school principals ot this Bounty Sessions were hold both In the morning and afternoon and a dinner was server1 the educa tors In the schoo cafeteria Light xucceeds thn Hev R Delsher former secretary of the association whose term ex pired yesterday Other members of the board are President A D Uhrlch of Palmyra first vice president Allen O Keener Sherl dsn K 1 and second Vice prnsldent Charles M fipslir of Lebanon R D C The bosrd will reorganize at a meting scheduled for that purpose for December Modern trends In education were described at the sessions yesterday by Dr C Howard Wlt mer director of the School Directors Association E A QuackenbuKh stato director of school administration and Dr Q A Jlohrbach president of the Kutztown State College Music during both sessions was furnished by tlio Cornwall High School band and orchestra under the direction of Donald P Witter SOLDIER AND FIANCEE SEEK LICENSE TO WED Private John K Knsmlngcr 22 stationed at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds Maryland and Kthel M Light 21 of Lebcnon Route among the applicants for licenses at the local bureau today Private Knumlnger Is a son of Mr and Mrs Daniel A Ensmlnger of IflS Weft Penn Avenue Clenna Miss Light is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Kreider CITY COUNTY FIRE GROUPS JO GET CASH State To Pay Out From Tax Fund ItelUf of Lattanoft elty and county companlas wltt IMtMl In payMtnU from thn Flra liunranca Tat Fund by Auditor General F Clalr Rons today com panlfw which afford lo ipproxlmatsly minlclpallUw stared more than In payments from this fund Check rU ba as soon as they can be prepared Mr said city flre re ceive thn VirnMl allotrnwil o funds with falmyra receltlnK most In boro irrottp and In the township Parmnnts ttt Ixhanon County will be dlstrihHtwl as follows City Lebanon UoroiiKhs C Icon a Jonestown Mynrstown Pdlmyrs and Klchlsnd Townships Annvllle MBMplbern Mlllrreek South Lebanon find South Payments represent a 100 per cent refund of two per cent tax on premiums collected by outofstate flre Insurance carriers on business written In the munld Nearly of todays pay ments comas from collections of tho year 18J9 while remain der represents from col lections of prior years which have been delayed because of tardiness by municipalities In certifying aiwociatlons eligible to receive pay ments or fallnnt on the part of HSfioclatlon offlcUlu to acknow of a prior payment All monies thun refunded to municipalities must be repaid In i turn by lo the relief asso or of the com or which afford thfir nrc protection In approving todays payments Mr Ross pointed out that relief associations In many municipali ties arn foregoing thplr rights to 0hara In these dlstrlbuUons either because of mlsundcrntanllnit or nexlcct on thn part of association officers and local CARRIER SELLS DEFENSE BOND Robert Bordncr Lebanon Daily News carrier who cov ers the Eighth and Maple Streets district this morning sold an order which is equal to the first Defense Bond to Mrs J C Camber of 1120 North Eighth Street GETS OFF TO EARLY START The Lebanon Daily News Defense Stamp drive got off to a slambang start this morning even before the campaign The Public Is Invited to The ELKS MEMORIAL SERVICE Elks Home Market Square Tomorrow Sunday 3 P M Mnslc by High School Ensemble Hon VrrA Mure Somerset Co William K Jr Indlnktowlk Pa UNEASY PEACE HANGS TODAY OVERfACIFie No Satisfaction In Reply To U By Japs AWAIT DECIS1 Tokyos Verdict Be Given To tary Hull Washington Today peace bun over I today aa the Valtad tor Japan to maka twwn coaclllatloa or fwtfil tenpti to Im The JapaawaAtatrlett 4 which thaa wouthaaitt U Ml to and a j lims U Facile ante tko j yoi doeUloa to SoeroUrY Japans raply President Rooaavclti 1 10 why wWtl td Fraack statvd In tMHaft trlbuUd notklBf towtu4 tko altnatloa Inforcement to a 1 ot tkolr forean in nortkoni Ckla M principally ary WkoUor dlpltwpatla talks coatlMt aaU 10 Malls vmriMr li 111 that i tata CTTY IN GRIP OF WORST FOC FRIDAY People who ware tU I on FrUUy evening the worst fog condition i felt hefe In soma ycart at time oddest weather phMMMM memory of older lakalMtl While tbe fog wai hare spresd tM lantle seaboard and In i tlons of elty wan M to travel In between the koari ot I oclock there ware blocks at I hoar which quite clear era empty pocKets of were reported In city As the evening wore I ELKS TO HOLD ANNDAL MEMORIAL samca The general public livlttt attend the annual memorial rices of Lebanon Lodga of Pfe to be held tomorrow M the auditorium ot the Rika IfMNt Market Square The tribute to the departed UtBMII of lyebanon and will marked with special oratory musical embellishments Fred Hare of haa I engaged the principal The customary memorial will be given by the lodta cers and Inner Jimrd H Bgll has been selected M eulogist The Lebanon High MlMtl ensemble directed by Mlsa Klelnfclter hss prepared appropriate numbers for tlon st this service OBSERVES BIRTHDAY 7 Harry C Fortna of Let R 3 Is todsy receiving nal otis felicitallonn on the a birthday snntvsrsary I twentythird Relative friends extended their best wk j BO as well as fellow m the Keystone Macaroni where he Is employed In Ing i and at Green Terrace TmlfM an VICARS OP VHK IS AtJOKI 5 The iPKtdl looking II to with OM J C 8CHMIBT MIM SHINERS 515 Lehman Street Hamilton Elgin Watches Diamonds Radios for Home Car on Easy Tenna ;