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EAST BERLIN NEWS COMET YORK SPRINGS VOL. LV ; EAST BERLIN, PA., OCTOBER 12,1934. NO. 9 EAST BERLIN CHURCH SERVICES NEWS NOTES Mrs. Mary Stoner, who had been assisting in the care of Mrs. Lydia Rebert, is confined to bed by illness at her home in Hamilton township. Miss Helen Myers, a trained nurse, is again aiding in the care of Mrs. Rebert. The Ladies' Aid society of Trinity Lutheran church will hold a Hallowe'en social at the home of Mrs. Mary Wilson, on Tuesday evening, October 30. Mr. and Mrs. George Hull announce the birth of a daughter; name, Mayetta Jane. Sixteen members of the degree team of the I. O. B. M. lodge, of Litlestown, attended the meeting of the local lodge in Red Men's hall on Monday evening and initiated four new members into the local organization. $ A birthday supper was served at the home of Mrs. Kate Hoffman, this place, in honor of Mrs. Hoffman, who celebrated her birthday. The guests included: Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hershey and children, Betty, Eddie and Laverne, and Mrs. Bert Bentzel, York; William Murphy and daughter, Mary, .Thomasville, and Hazel Shaffer, Marie Chronister, Mrs." Kate Hoffman and family, this place. Edward I. Livingston, R. 1, lost v five registered Guernsey cows by death, caused by pneumonia. Work of tearing down the covered bridge at. Group's mill, between Hampton and New Chester, was begun last week. The erection of a new bridge is, planned. The annual rally day and homecoming services will be observed in Trinity Lutheran church on Sunday, October 28. Prof. Mowry, superintendent of the Franklin county schools, will be the guest speaker in the Sunday school and the Rev. F. C. Sternat, a former pastor, will deliver the sermon at the church service. ' The following from Trinity Lutheran Sunday school attended the national recognition day service for Sunday school teachers in the St. James' Lutheran church, Gettysburg, on Saturday evening: Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Myers and son, Fred, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Gentz, ler .and son, John, Jr., Mrs. Elmer Myers and daughter, Helen, Mrs. H..E. Serff, Mrs. Mervin Jacobs and Charles Gentzler. Zwingll Reformed congregation Is improving its place of worship by reloading several of the windows and repairing the walls and refln- ishing the hardwood floors. Emmert Simpson, Philadelphia, is spending some time with his son- la-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hartzell, Hampton. Mrs. Leroy Eisenhart and Mrs. P, W. Kimmel, this place, attended the Tuesday evening convention session of the Women's Missionary society of the Potomac synod at Heidelberg Reformed church, York. The speaker was Prof. William R. Barnhart, of Hood college, Frederick.. Preparatory, confirmation and communion services were held at Red Run Union church Sunday morning, by the Rev. J. H. Hege. On Sunday morning, Frances Isabel Grove, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Grove, Ruthanna Irene Chronister, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Chronister, and Claire Romayne Seidenstricker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Seidenstricker, were admitted to church membership by confirmation. Elizabeth Marguerite and Catherine Luella Krall', daughters of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Krall, were admitted to church membership by' adult baptism. The following York countians ., from this vicinity have been drawn for jury duty, beginning Monday, November 12: Alverta Shepp, Paradise township; P. B. Yost, Washington township; George E. Sibert Dillsburg, and Andrew R. Altland. Paradise township. Among the teachers of Paradise Union (Holtzschwamm) Sunday school in the ninth district for : whom recognition services were held in St. Paul's Lutheran church on Saturday night are: Elmer Eisenhart, Elwood H. Murphy Jr., Mrs. Collin Bosserman, Mrs. Peter Spangler, Mrs. Harry Wehler, Mi'. |~iam Fissel, Archie Himes, Norman Hirnes, Jacob Trostel, Paul Fissel, Claude Guise, Clytie Gise and Mrs. Paul Fissel. The session of the Red Run Sunday school was largely attended on Sunday. The guest teacher for the morning was Charles C. Gulp, superintendent of St. James' Lutheran Sunday school, Gettysburg, who, with his family, spent the day with P. W. Hodgson and family, Mulberry. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lau were elected delegates to represent the Red Run Sunday school at the annual district convention of the upper district Sabbath school association to be held at Harmony Bethel church, near Clear Springs, Saturday and Sunday. Miss Beulah Wentz, of this place, will deliver the address to the children at the Sunday morning session. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Zeigler, of Reading township, announce the birth of a son, Thursday morning. Reformed East Berlin church school at 9:00 a. m. Red Run at 9:00 a. m. Bermudian at 10:30 a. m. (Holy Communion). East Berlin at 7:00 p. m. Young People's meeting at 6:00 p. m. Sunday school lesson: "The Christian and His Bible." The blind musicians, Miss Mildred Skelton and Charles Dickensheets, assisted by Jacob Graybill, rendered an acceptable program to a large audience on Sunday evening at New Chester. They will render a program at the Hampton Reformed church on Friday evening, October 26. Special services will be held in the New Chester Reformed church on Thursday and Friday evenings, October 18 and 19. Mr. and Mrs. George Whittley and son, Arthur, of Reynolds, paid a visit at the Reformed parsonage, Thursday. The Hampton Reformed Sunday school is planning a Rally Day service on Sunday afternoon, October 21. A National Sunday school Recognition service was held there on Sunday morning. Emmanuel, Abbottstown: Sunday services: Church school, Jos. Bowser, superintendent, 9 a. m.; service of worship with Holy Communion, 10 a. m. We urge all our members to make a special effort to be present. Preparatory service Saturday evening at 7:30. Sermon subject, "Completing the Joy of the Christ.' We cordially invite you to all these services. EAST BERLIN PERSONALS DEATHS Lutheran The Rev. Paul Gladfelter, Pastor. Abbottstown: Sunday school at 9:00 a. m.; regular divine services at 7:00 p. m. East Berlin: Sunday school at 9:00 a. m.; regular divine services at 10:00 a. m. The following persons were entertained by Clarence Deardorff, Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Shirey and sons, Glenn, William, Earl and Mearl, of Jacobus; Mr. and Mrs. Shirkey, Joseph Bucher and D. L. 3ucher, Harrisburg; Mr. and Mrs. Ltaman Kelson and Bernard Kelson, Dillsburg; Mr. and Mrs. S. Walter Knaub and children, Richard, Robert, Wayne and Dorothy Rosemary, Wellsville; Miss Minnie Wertz, Cly; Sherman Wise, Jack Smith, Howard Bupp, Charles Deardorff, John Deardorff. David Buchar, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Deardorff and sons, Robert and Calvin. Ralph Eisenhart, a freshman at Gettysburg college, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Eisenhart. The Misses Mary and Evelyn Reynolds, York, spent several days with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Reynolds. Miss Jane Noss and her nephew, Herman Spangler, York, were Sunday guests of Mrs. Minnie Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Vergil- Sterner and family, near Spring Grove, visited Mrs. Sterner's sister, Mrs. Calvin Fissel, and family, Saturday. Callers at the home of Mrs. Annie Bosserman were: Mr. and Mrs. George Nace and family and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nelson and family, ' Hanover, and Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Shepp and family, York. Mrs. Lottie Kroft has returned to her home after spending several days With relatvies in York. Mr. and Mrs. Cleason Smith and Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Serff spent Sunday at State College, where thev visited their sons. Peter Smith and Fred Serff, both students a.t Penn State college. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Sebright and family, York, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jacobs. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Holliiiger and Elmer Spangler spent Sunday at Wm. N. Neiman Stricken suddenly shortly after he had retired Saturday evening, William M. Neiman, aged 75 years, succumbed at 3:30 o'clock Sunday morning, at his home at Dover, of chronic myocarditis. Mr. Neiman, a son of the late Samuel and Elizabeth Farrence Neiman, had spent all of his life as a resident of Dover and vicinity and was well known in the community. YORK SPRINGS NEWS EVENTS Mrs. Charles Grocs, York Springs R. D., was recently admitted to the Warner hospital. ALONG THE WAY By J. II. N. "Uncle Ed" Lerew, second eldest i man in York Springs, has severed all connection with farming except Mrs. C. P. Myers returned home j taking care of his garden. Last after visiting relatives in Washing- | week, he sold his farm in Latimore ton, D. C., for the past several j township to Harry H. Plank, nur- weeks. Mrs. Paul Myers and daugh- | seryman, at private terms. This ter, Miss Barbara Myers, accom- paniel Mrs. Myers to York Springs for a short visit. farm was formerly owned by Mr. Y. S. Boro Wants to Start Water System York Springs will establish and operate a water system if the voters of the borough act favorably on a proposed increase of indebtedness to $10,000. The matter will come up for approval at this fall's election. The new project is estimated to CHURCH SERVICES Methodist Rock Chapel: 9:00 a. m. York Springs: 10:00 a. m. Hunterstown: 2:30 p. m. The above changes in hours are made 011 account of the musical to be held Sunday evening in the Lutheran church. Plank's great-grandfather, George °° st about ^,000, the greater part Robinette, and hy his (Plank's) of which win ** borne ^ tne CWA Mr Neiman had been in his usual 1 The Rev - Samuel Moody, pastor j grandfather, Dr. Jacob R. Plank. of the York Springs and Dillsburg "Uncle Ed" purchased the farm health when he retired Saturday evening. About 11 o'clock he complained of feeling ill and Dr. Colin A. Hartley was called and gave treatment. The ill man seemed to be resting well when death occurred. Coroner Zech was called and issued the death certificate. Besides his widow, Mrs. Emmaline Neiman, nine children survive, Mrs. Idelia Wilt, York, Harry Neiman, Mrs. Charles Myers, William Neiman, Jr., Otto Neiman, and Titus Neiman, Dover, R. D.; Mrs. Ivan Wallick, York R. D.; Allen Neiman, Detroit, Michigan; Mrs. Samuel Doll, Manchester, R. D.; one step-son, George Lichty, York; five brothers and sisters, Mrs. Wesley Lauer, York; Henry Neiman, Dover; Adam Neiman, Eads, Colorado; John Neiman, Riverside, California, and Eli Neiman, Highspire; 22 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, survive. Mr. Neiman was a member of Bethany United Brethren church and the Dover Reformed Sunday school. Funeral services were held Tues- Presbyterian churches, was recently admitted to the Harrisburg hospital for observation. Mrs. George W. Hogue visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harris Claucer, in Harrisburg. from his father, David Lerey, in 1892, and lived there until he moved to this place, a number of years ago. He will be 87 years old if he lives until next May, and he is fond of making comparisons of present ,,,.,,,,,, -KT i · i , ' day methods of farming with those Biuce Naugle, accompanied by a ,,/,,,,,,,, nf ,,_ TM_ * ,,,,,.^,., ^ number of his grammar school students, saw "Treasure Island," at Gettysburg. Mrs. Mollie Miller entertained the adult group of the local Y. W. C. A. At a meeting of the Gettysburg chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at the home of days of yore. Three-quarters of a century ago, the sickle, scythe and cradle were used to cut the grain, which was then threshed with a flail or small horse power threshing machine. "Uncle Ed" tells of team- stering when a lad of sixteen years. His father conducted the hotel now owned by Mrs. Robert Moorhead, of Mrs. Waller Danforth, Saturday, | ne ar Clear Springs. The ore banks ' In launching this movement the council calls attention to the fact that York Springs is the only borough in Adams county without a water system. In the past, its 44 springs and numerous wells have furnished the water supply for home use, but they are inadequate for fire protection. Due to lack of water, York Springs has the highest fire insurance rate in Adams county. Council has estimated that the new project can be established and maintained as an increase of only two mills extra tax, which will be offset by a much lower rate for fire insurance. Bonds can be issued at a three per cent interest rate, and the estimated number of - Holtzschwam The Rev. G. W. Enders, Jr., Pastor. Sunday school at. 9:00 a. m.; church services at 10:00 a. m. The annual Sunday school convention will be held with sessions on Saturday evening at 7:15 o'clock; Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, and Sunday evening at 7:00 o'clock. Mrs. Maude Wierman Kennedy, of York Springs R. 2, was received into membership of the organization. W. W. Neely, York Springs merchant; Mrs. Maude Wierman Kennedy, of Huntington township, and H. S. Thomas and Levi Grimm, of Latimore township, were among the 24 grand jurors selected to serve at the November term of court at Get- The names of Sherrnari day with services in the Bethany I ^T"" 18 ' f "" e " am f OI ««rmaii TTnit. P d Brrthrfin church. Inter- ^ ° f _ Huntmgton township; United Brethren church. Inter ment was made in the adjoining cemetery. The Rev. D. K. Reisinger, pastor of the Dover United Brethren charge, officiated. Church of the Brethren Sunday school will be held at the usual hour at East Berlin, Hampton and Latimore. All services at East Berlin and Hampton have been recalled, due to the special meetings being conducted at Latimore. These will continue for the next week. E. B. High School Notes On Wednesday, October 3, the East 'Berlin soccer team journeyed to Falrfield for the second game of this year's series, the local team winning by a score of 2 to 8. The line-up follows: Fairfield East Berlin Musselman C. F ,. Boyer Glenn -I- I. R. *.... Lehman Singley I. L. Donaldson R. W. Grimm Zeiglcr Watson »... L. W -...+.._. Frey Rebert :..+. C. H ,..,-.. H. Frey Bveam rt. H. Allmong 1 ._.. Spangler L. H. ..., Lillich Kittinger R. F M.Myers Naugle ...-v L. F ^...Jfoopert Newm vn v-- G Ghronister Srore 1 2 3 4 F?,irfield ,...., 0 0 0 0--0 East Berlin ..._ , 0 0 1 1--2 Goals scored: I5y Boyer, 2. Linrsmen: Schroyer, East Berlin; Neely, Fairfield.. Referee--Reindollar. Scorekeeper--K. Myers. Substitutions: Fairfield -- Landis for Glenn; White for Bream; White for Allmong; Glenn for Landas; Landis for Glenn; East Berlin--Eisenhart for Spangler; Jacobs for C. Frey. (Continued on Page Two) Littlestown 1; East Berlin 1 The East Berlin soccer team played its third game on Wednesday afternoon. The opposing team was Littlestown and resulted in a tie. The line-up follows: Littlestown East Berlin Ecker ................. C. F Boyer 3,. Long ............ I. R. Lehman Appier I. L Grimm Knipple R. W Zeigler Palmer ...,..._ L. W. ,. C. Frey . C. H Jt.Frey R. H E. Jacobs Beford Trostle Weikert L. H Spangler Bellinger R. F M.Myers J.Long L. F. ..., Lillich ·James Score G Chronister 1 2 3 4 Littlestown ... .............. 0 1 Best Berlin 0 0 0--1 0 -- 1 Linesmen -- R. Gross, East Berlin; Reck, Littlestown. Referee -- Shriver. Scorekeeper -- K. Myers. Fordville as guests of Charles Reynolds and family. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Elsesser and daughter, Marguerite, and Carl Elsesser and friend, York, were entertained on Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. George Elsesser. The Misses lanthe Smith and Beatrice Myers spent the week-end at Johnstown, as guests of Miss Beulah Myers. Mr. and Mrs. Guy W. Albright and daughter, Loretta, Hampton, visited Mr. and Mrs. La Burgard, Saturday. Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Stinson and family visited the former's parents, the Rev. and Mrs. F. J. Stinson, Waynesboro, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sharrar and Robert Weigard, Baltimore, called on Mrs. Kate Jacobs Sunday. Wm. W. Resser, this place, and his son, Alpheus. Cumberland, Md., spent the week-end with relatives at York. C. R. Fohl and daughter, Mrs. Dale Miller, visited at Bendersville and Aspers, Sunday. Those who visited Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Kling were: Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kling and family and the Misses Ella Kling and Eva- Burkhart, of York. Mr. and Mrs. George Fickes, York Springs, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Roland, near town, were Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Myers. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Butt, Mrs. Louisa Kimmel, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Kimmel and Miss Julia Glatfelter, this place, and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kimmel, Mrs. Sue Speck and Miss Eveyln Kimmel, Bermudian, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Adam Kimmel, near Bermudian. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Stambaugh. Fordville, visited Mrs. Laura Hoover, Sunday. Mrs. Ralph Stauffer and sister, Mrs. Eugene Smith, and two children, York, visited their sister, Mrs. Eugene Elgin, and family, this place. Friday. Little Susan Smith remained here with her aunt for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Eisenhart and Mrs. Amanda Conrad, Detroit, visited Mr. and Mrs. Levi Gentzler, this place. Robert Conrad, York, was also a visitor. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Johnson. Pittsburgh, visited Mrs. Johnson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carmen Myers, near town. Paul Reynolds, Harrisburg, has been visiting his mother, Mrs. Pius Reynolds. Mr. and Mrs. John Thoman and daughter, Jacqueline, this place, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Senft and Mrs. Katie Senft, Menges Mills. Mrs. Gilbert Fair, of York Springs, is spending some time with her daughter, Mrs, Glen Herman, of this place. Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Murphy were: Mrs. George Jacobs, near town; Mrs. Anna Stine, Mrs. Hattie Thompson and Emory Shaffer, York; Mr, and Mrs. James Murphy and son, George, and Jack Marshall, Mt. Royal, and Mr. and Charles F. Forry Charles F. Forry died Wednesday at his home at Abbottstown. Death was due to a complication of diseases and followed an illness of about fifteen months. He was aged 62 years. Mr. Forry was a son of John and Mary Kahlbaugh Forry, and was born December 3, 1871. He was a former truck driver. Surviving are his wife, who before marriage was Amelia Mummert; three children, Clair Forry, Thomasville; Mrs. Elwood Murphy, near Abbottstown, and Mrs. Howard OrndorS, Hanover; five grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Valentine Heft, Ohid, and three brothers, Jacob Forry, Isaiah Forry and John Forry, all of near Hanover. Mr. Forry was a member of the Abbottstown fire company. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the house, with further services in the Lutheran church. The Rev. Paul Gladfelter, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be made in the Abbottstown Lutheran cemetery. Ralph Curtis Sowers Ralph Curtis Sowers, four-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Wllmer Sowers, Huntington township, near York Springs, died at his home Friday evening at 5:45 o'clock from complications. He had been operated upon, last June for the removal of his left kidney which was injured while playing and several weeks ago submitted to a second operation. Surviving are his parents, one sister, Blanche, and two brothers, Kenneth and Frank. Two grandparents, Mrs. Elizabeth Sowers Smith, of Lebanon,, and W. J. Asper, York Springs, also survive. The funeral services were herd Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock with short services at the home and further services at the Ground Oak Lutheran church. The Rev. P. J. Horick will officiate. Interment in adjoining cemetery. John W. Gardner John William Gardner, 71, died at his home, Gardners R. 2, Huntington township, Friday evening at 8:15 o'clock. Eleven years ago. he suffered a paralytic stroke which left him an invalid. Deceased was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Barnhart Gardner. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Gardner; two daughters. Mrs. Oliver Griffey, Gardners R. 2, and Mrs. Ivan Rickrode, Gardners R. 1; one son, Clarence Gardner, Gardners R. 1, and 14 grandchildren. Funeral services Tuesday morning, meeting at the Gardner home at 9:30 o'clock, with concluding services at Mt. Victory church, the Rev. Palmer M. Slenker officiating, assisted by the Rev. George R. Snyder. Interment in Mt. Victory cemetery. John W. Wolf, of Latimore township, and Clyde Plank, of Menallen township, appear in the list of petit jurors for the November term. The Business and Industrial Y. |W. C. A. girls held a meeting and elected Louise Snyder Cowan, president; Mildred Haverstock, vice president; Emma Mumper, secre- j tary, and Nada McVey, treasurer. Mrs. Mary Newman entertained at a dinner at her home in honor of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Routsong, Bendersville, who observed their seventeenth wedding anniversary. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Clair Pittenturf and Miss Dorothy Smith. Mrs. Sadie Stallsmith has been visiting her son and daughter-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. George Stall- rsmith, 'York. - . Mr .and Mrs. Carl Pittenturf and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Trostle visited Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Trostle, Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Bateman, Mr. and Mrs. John Hennessey and the Misses Faith and Hortense Beitman and Anne Sheely were visitors at Hershey and Ephrata. Monday. Mrs. Maurice Bower has recovered from an attack of influenza. Mrs. William Yohe returned to her home in Heidlersburg after visiting her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Haverstock, for several clays. Mr. and Mrs. John Hennessey, Prescott, Arizona, have been guests of the T. H. Batemans, at "Fair Acres," near town. Mrs. George Schaeffer, who has been on the sick list, is convalescent. Mrs. Charles W. Gardner, near town, had a narrow escape from injury when a piece of iron on her wash wringer flew out and imbedded itself in a tree within a few inches of where she was standing. The Misses Ruth and Marguerite Snyder spent Wednesday in Carlisle. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Day, Philadelphia, spent several days with Mrs. Mary Cleaver. The following members attended the Past Grands' meeting at Get- tys'.mrg on Tuesday evening aweek from the York Springs I. O. O. F. lodc,e: William Weidner, Bruce, Naugle, Charles L. Criswell, J. D. Stallcmith and David Hykes. At the installation of officers of the Mary Gettys Rebekah lodge, Gettysburg, Thursday evening near Dillsburg were in operation TM te LTMTM?TMl r LTM O ^-^ e and the mineral had to be hauled to the furnaces at Boiling Springs and Idaville. "Uncle Ed" would arise from 2 to 3 o'clock in the morning, go to the barn, feed, curry and harness his six - team of horses, eat breakfast, hitch the animals to the ore wagon and off for a day's work. Perhaps he might get home by 6 or 7 o'clock in the evening, and after a hearty supper he was ready to go to his bed. of the retirement of said bonds from time to time. The borough at present time has an indebtedness of only $800--$600 of which will be paid off this month from taxes. Large Fruit Farm Is Sold Harry Robinette Plank and Mrs. Phoebe Griest Plank, parents of Harry H. Plank, wanted him to follow in the footsteps of his father, Dr. Jacob R. Plank, and take up the practice of medicine; but he chose the pruning knife instead of the scalpel and he has been successful in the nursery business. A quarter of a century ago, "Hen" Plank, six feet, two inches in height, and with a long arm that could send a baseball over the plate like a bullet, brought many a victory to the York Springs team. One of his greatest local victories, was, 28 years ago, when he sent the fast New Oxford team home from Griest park with a defeat after they had won a number of consecutive games. While he. was- pitching at Gettysburg college, Plank had several offers to enter state professional baseball and it is conceded by authorities on, th|t subject had he followed that vocation there would have been another Adams county Plank whose mighty right arm would have carried him into the top list of hurlers in one of the big leagues. "Hen" had one of the best curves that I have seen any pitcher throw. Ask "Jack" Starry, who used to work behind the plate when Plank was on the mound, if the big fellow didn't have everything a successful pitcher should possess! One of the largest real estate transactions in recent years was consummated Saturday afternoon, with the sale by Frank B. Deardorff of his 150-acre fruit farm in Franklin township, near Mummasburg, to County Commissioner S. Luther Baltzley. Although terms of the sale were not disclosed, it was understood that the purchase price was in the neighborhood of $15,000. A brick house in Mummasburg also was included in the transaction. The Deardorff farm, known as the Luther Deardorff place, contains 7! acres of apple trees and 25 acres of peach trees. Crops of both fruits this year were said to have been exceptionally heavy. The seller plans to harvest ant dispose of-the apple crop and then conduct a sale before he moves from the farm. Mr. Deardorff plans to move to Gettysburg. County Commissioner Baltzley said he will move to the Deardorf farm from his farm in Hamiltonban township as soon as Mr. Deardorff moves away. Paul Wetzel will move into Mr Baltzley's home as soon as the county commissioner moves to the Deardorff place. Prize Fighter Lands in Jai You just can't put some of these old "boys" on the shelf. For instance, there is N. R. Bailey, of Dillsburg, oldest active jeweler in Central Pennsylvania, who, at 83, is still prying into the inside parts of watches with his magnifying glass. The Bailey family have been prominent members of the Dillsburg community for several generations, but this Mr. Bailey comes from the Maryland branch' of the family. He was born and reared at Parkton, Maryland, and came to the York county village 56 years ago. Mr. Bailey daily can be found In his store, busy at his trade. His health is good, and he has adjusted his life to a plan of work, rest and sleep for the 24 hours. York Springs Lutheran Charge York Springs: Sunday school at :30a. m.; Holy Communion at 10:30 m. Chestnut Grove: Sunday school t 1:00 p. m.; preaching service at :00 p. m. Lower Bermudian: Sunday school t 9:30 a. m. MARRIAGES Johnston--Sadler The marriage of Miss Maxgaretta Sadler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. . L. Sadler, Gardners, to Earl S. 'ohnston, Harrisburg, son of Mrs. viay D. Johnston, Pittsburgh, took place Tuesday morning at the home of the bride's parents. The Rev. J. Rosier Shultz, pastor of he Ridge Avenue Methodist hurch, Harrisburg, performed the ceremony, which was followed by a wedding breakfast for members of the immediate families and a, 'ew close friends. Autumn flowers decorate! the Sadler home, and ;he bride chose a brown ensemble. Her brown crepe gown was trimmed with chartreuse-green velvet and she wore a small brown felt hat. She carried a white Testament and her flowers were yellow roses. Mr. Johnston and his bride will be at home after November L at the Riverview Manor apartments, Harrisburg, after a honeymoon through the Northwest. The bride, who attended Gettysburg college, has been employed in the editorial department of The Evening News of Harrisburg. Mr. Johnston, who attended Carnegie [nstitute of Fine Arts in Pittsburgh, is a staff artist of The Patriot and The Evening News. The Rev. Mr. Shultz, who performed the ceremony, was formerly .pastor of the York Springs Methodist Episcopal church. Mehrtag--Zinn Benton Mehring, son of Mrs. Emma Mehring, of ^Littlestown, and Miss Kathryn Zinn, York, da'ug'K- ' ter of Mrs. Amanda Zinn, of East Berlin, were married Saturday by the Rev. Dr. O. P. Schellhamer, at his residence in York. There were no attendants. The bride is a bookkeeper at the A. B. Farquhar company, York, and Mr. Mehring Is employed by the state highway department. awcek, Mrs. N. R. Criswell was in- I with MUSICAL AT Y. S. LUTHERAN CHURCH A musical, sponsored by the young people of the York Springs Lutheran Sunday school, will be held in that church Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock. The program will be devoted entirely to worship A prize fight at Sterrett's Ga that threatened to become a battl royal ended Monday night with on of the would-be fighters in the Carlisle jail, while the fight fans wonder what became of their admission fees. It started when "The Rev." Kid Henry, self-styled negro evangelist, gave up preaching for the prize ring and then failed to enter the ring. According to witnesses, Kid Henry had contracted to fight Albert Powley, of Newville, in an outdoor ring at Frank Fry's roadhouse at Sterrett's Gap. The crowd arrived and so did the fighters. Kid Henry stood up before the crowd and in his best evangelistic manner pleaded for contributions. It is estimated that about $25 was tossed into the hat. Kid Henry stood down, Powley crawled into the ring and the crowd waited. They waited for a long while. Then Fry stood up in front of the fight fans and announced:: Wiley--Lease Beulah Wiley, Dillsburg R. D., and William Lease, East Berlin R. D., were.united in marriage at the residence of Lewis W. Cook, Mechanicsburg, uncle of the bride, September 29, by the Rev. A. T. Kaup, pastor of the Dillsburg Reformed charge. The newly-weds will take up their residence in Franklintown. The bride is a daughter of Mrs. Mae Albert, Dillsburg R. D., and the bridegroom Is employed as mechanic with Sealover and Yohe, Franklihtown. Substitution: Littlestown -- Reck for James. The local soft ball aggregation journeyed to Wellsville on Wednesday for a game, where they were defeated by a score of 29 to 28. Mrs. Fred Murphy and Mrs. Mabel Fahs and son, Paul, Bigmount. Mjiss Charlotte Nell, Baltimore, i spent several days with her grandparents, I Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Kauffman. She returned home Sun(Continued on F*ge Three) Mrs. Caroline A. White Mrs. Caroline A. White, widow of William White, a former resident of Dillsburg, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Maurice Hippie, Mlddletown. Death was caused by a complication of diseases following a long illness. She was aged 72 years. Following the death of her husband, who was superintendent of the Marshall Ore mines, near Dillsburg, 23 years ago, Mrs. White resided at Dillsburg until 10 years ago, when she made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Hippie. Surviving stalled vice grand; Mrs. Harry Hardman. outside guardian, and N. R. Ci-iswell, York Springs, was reelected trustee for the lodge. Miss Adrtie Socks, Gettysburg, is noble grand. The fifth district Young People's council met in the York Springs Methodist Episcopal church. Discussion group was led by Mrs. Calvin Leer, . and pertained to tho problems of the church and Sunday school. The main subject discussed was "How To Make Younpr People Interested In The Church Services." Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Herman and children, Betty Lou and Robert, and Mrs. C. A. Sterner have returned to their home at Erie, after spending a week with Mr. and Mrs. William Noel. The 4-H club girls are b second year sewing. A new member was added to the club. Officers were elected for the following year as follows: President. Lena Kennedy; vice president, Betty Karper; secretary and treasurer, Betty Leer; news reporter, Margaretta Cleaver; game leader.. Lois Wiser, and song and cheer leader, Nellie Gardner. (Continued on Page Two) A special feature will be the Evangelical male quartet from Carlisle. Other participants will be the ladies' chorus, Uriah; Ground Oak male chorus. York Springs high school glee club, Earl Rhodes and sister, Miss Lois Rhodes;. Mrs. Elmer Coulson and sister, Miss Martha Mansberger; Lance Jacobs and mother, Mrs. Murray Jacobs: the Guise sisters and the Uriah lodge quartet. A special feature will be favorite songs fay all the singers in the musical. The program will also include some readings. "Kid Henry has skipped." When the crowd, estimated to have been between two and three hundred persons, discovered Kid Henry was gone the chase began, and Kid Henry holed up in a clothes closet in a nearby house. Sheriff J. C. Linsey, of Cumberland county; Constable George Hurley and a deputy, George Weber, both of Carlisle, rescued him. Henry has been released on $1,000 bail. Hospital News Mrs. Charles Gross, York Springs, was admitted to the Warner hospital. (Continued on Page Two). Between 400 and 500 delegates from Odd Fellows' lodges throughout the state are expected to attend the one hundred and fifth annual convention of the Grand Encampment, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the forty,-first annual departmental council of the Patriarchs' Militant, of the same lodge, to be held in Gettysburg October 15 to 18, inclusive. Myers--Krout Walter A. Myers, son of Mrs. Clara Myers, and Mfss Marcella J. Krout, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Krout, all of Thomasville, were married Saturday afternoon in York, by the Rev. Malvin D. Geesey, pastor of the Muhlenberg Lutheran church, at the parsonage. For the present, Mr. and Mrs. Myers are living at the bride's home. Later they will go to housekeeping in Thomasville.. 2 FRANKLINTOWN MEN HURTO IN CRASH RIFE FINED FOR CRUELTY TO HOGS Clcason Rife, Adams county, was adjudged guilty, Wednesday, by Alderman Jacob Stager, York, of starving his eight hogs on a farm owned by him in Washington township and tenanted by Alfred Matter. Rife was sentenced to pay a fine and costs of prosecution. Dr. O. E. Gladfeltcr, local agent for the society to prevent cruelty to animals, was the prosecutor. Testimony given at a hearing before the Fourth ward alderman several weeks ago indicated that Rife was not feeding the hogs. Matter, it developed, had a hard tune struggling to get enough food to fpfd his family nnd did not have enough to feed the hogs.-Gazette. Two Franklintown men were hurt, one seriously, when their automobile was wrecked after skidding on the wet highway, near White Hill, several miles south of Lemoyne. Saturday, at 6 a. m. ·· Charles Harbold was admitted as a patient to the City hospital, Harrisburg, suffering from a probable fractured skull, a deep laceration at the back of his right ear, an injury to his forehead and severe bruises to the right side of the body. His condition has been serious. The owner and driver of the car, Harley Nell, escaped with minor cuts and bruises. Harbold and Nell are employes of Swift and company, Harrisburg, and were on their way to their place of employment when the accident happened. The car skidded on the wet road, on a curve, and then tore off four posts of the guard rail, went over an embankment and landed against a telephone pole. The machine, an Oldsmobile coupe, was nearly demolished. Passing motorists took the injured men to the hospital where they were admitted as patients. Nell was treated for his injuries and then discharged. NEWSPAPER! Only two species of fleas are dangerous as carriers of bubonic plague germs. iWSPAPERI