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EAST BERLIN NEWS C ^^ 11 jf m m |m ***' ' O M E T YORK SPRINGS ^^ ···«· ^k^ A- ···«»»··*«·*·*········«······$)··············»· VOL. LXV EAST BERLIN, PA., JUNE 2, 1944 NO. 1 BAST BERLIN NEWS NOTES The license of Russell F. Warner, Thomasville R. 1, was suspended for speeding, defense submitted. William Anthony, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hayes Anthony, has accepted a position in the Harrisourg post office. Miss Alta Klmmel, librarian at Elmhurst, L. I., plans to spend a week with her mother, Mrs. Mary KiKunel. Mrs. Lizzie Hull and 'daughter Bertha, this place, spent the weekend with Mrs. Hull's brother, Oeo. A. Hollinger, Harrisburg. Miss Alma Danner returned to the home of her father, the Rev. J. Monroe Danner, after the completion of her second year at Juniata college. Mr. and Mrs. William Dubs announced the birth ol a son, Mrs. Dubs was formerly Miss Kathleen Myers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russel Myers, Thomasville R. D. Second prize of $5 was given Galen Keeney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Keeney, Gettysburg, for being the outstanding boy at Lincoln school for scholastic achievement. Mrs. Merle Laird and children, Elaine and Roger, York, were guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Myers, near town, with whom the Lairds had resided several years. Morrell Bosserman R. 1, husband of Ruth Hess Bosserman, left last week from Harrisburg, to enter the Navy. The young man is the father of two children, and not three, as was formerly stated. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Racer celebrated the birthday anniversaries of their son, Laurence, and of John Anthony, his chum, whose birthdays occur only a few days apart. Mrs. Esther V. Qruver, Gettysburg, and her sister, Mrs. Cora Murphy, York, who made a business trip to Philadelphia and Detroit, are now visiting in East Berlin. Mrs. Gruver plans to spend some time with her sister, Mrs. Melvin Hoover, New Oxford R. D., before her return to Gettysburg. Staff Sergeant Thomas Roomsburg, who had been stationed at Camp Maxey, Texas, is visiting his wife and daughter and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Adam Myers, this place. He will return to a camp in Georgia, -where he will be in the Medical Division. Mr. and Mrs. George 8. Schldlng and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schiding and son, Richard, of York, visited W. A. Sinner and family, this place, on Sunday. The public sale of personal property of Mrs. Carrie Bupp held at her home on Locust street on Saturday, was well attended, and lively bidding developed on a number ot antiques. Mrs. Bupp left here Tuesday to make her home near Hanover with her niece, Mrs. Emmanuel Meisenhelder. Funeral services for Mrs. Amanda E. Zinn, Davidsburg, were conducted Saturday morning, the Rev. J. H. Hege officiating. Pallbearers were: Enoch Madeira, Bert Hoffman, Neiman Dellinger, and Merle Bicker. Interment was made in the Salem Union cemetery. Three first aid stations were operated in Gettysburg Tuesday by the State Department of Health- one at the Hotel Gettysburg and two in tents in the National cemetery. Dr. Eugene Elgin, East Berlin, a state health department official, and Miss Mildred Eden, state nurwt for Adams county were on outy at Elmer Kroft and family, who for * number of years have resided in the Mrs. Laura Bosserman property, moved Memorial Day to the Baub- lltz farm, near Davidsburg, which they have recently purchased. Mrs. Bosserman plans to remove to the house where the Kroft's had lived, and to remodel the house adjoining, CHURCH SERVICES Evangelical and Reformed The Rev. Richard E.'Sriaffer, Pastor New Chester, St. John's church- Children's Day, worship at 9:30; Church school at 10:30 a. m. Hampton, Emmanuel church -Children's Day, Church school at 9:30 a. m.; worship services at 11 Trinity Lutheran The Rev. Snyder AUeman, Pastor Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.; worship service at 7:30 p. m.; Luther League at 6:30 p. m. Hottuchwamm Reformed The Rev. John S. Royer, Pastor Church school at 9:30 a. m.; worship and sermon at 10:30 a. m. Church of the Brethren The Rev. J. Monroe Danner, Elder Hampton--Sunday school at 9:30 . m.; preaching at 10:30 a. m. Evangelical and Reformed Charge Rev. D. F. Ehlman. Ph.D, Pastor Emmanuel church, Abbottstown: Sunday school, Harry Weikert supt., at 10 a. m.; worship service at 9 a. m. The theme for the sermon will be, "The Rose as a Parable of God." AbbotUtowii Lutheran Charge The Rev. Snyder Alleman, Pastor Sunday school at 9 a. m.; church worship at 10:15 a m.; Luther league at 6:30 p. m. St. Mary's, Paradise The Rev. William J. Burke, Pastor First Mass Sunday at 7 a. m.; second Mass at 8:30 a. m.; evening devotions at 7:15 p. m. East Berlin, Soldier With Engineer Unit Word has come from the Mediterranean theater of war that Pfc. Charles A. Menges, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Menges, East Berlin, is one of an Army Engineer Topographical unit, which is preparing daily, the maps that will aid the Allies on their march to Berlin, using tons of machinery invented jy the Germans and using as a plan! a huge warehouse that once housec tons of supplies. The majority of the maps are prepared by offset lithography, and the largest camera and the largest press in North Africa speed the work. The drafting rooms use equipment Invented by the Germans entirely although today the machines usec are models that have been improved by American scientists. A complete repair shop for these delicate instru ments is maintained in the plant The maps whcih these men draw and reproduced for use by the combat teams are made from air reconnaissance photos, drawings, anc captured enemy battle maps. Before the map is completed and reproduced, all three pources haw been combined and the result is usually a map more complete than anyone would dream possible. And they are complete to the last little detail. These soldiers, who work in three eight-hour shifts, have done such have handled that when a coma complete job on the maps they mendation was given them by the Navy for some work done, the com mendation read, in part, "The maps you have reproduced for us are better than those we gave you." now occupied by her son daughter-in-law, Mr. and and Mrs. Lloyd Bosserman, who returned here from near Buffalo, N. Y. Midshipman Harold Shelter, who has been stationed for special training at Northwestern University, near Chicago, notified his parents that he has been seriously ill at the Naval hospital near there. His brother Jack, who has been employed In war production work in York, has been under medical treatment for an ear trouble. They are sons of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Shelter. ,,.., According to his annual custom of rderlng flowers from a Hanover Sorlst to decorate the graves of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Trimmer, In union cemetery here, Memorial Day, Dr. Ralph W. Trimmer, Chicago, this year obtained a large and strikingly beautiful wreath of red carnations, white lilies and blue iris, and adorned with ribbon In the same patriotic theme of red, white and blue. The wreath is treated with special moisture In order to keep It fresh. MARK E. TRONE--M Balto. St., Hanover, has ladles' and gents Wrthstone rings, SfijOO to $40.00; waterproof stainless case service watches; fountato pent, $l.7S; pearls. Largest assortment of jewelry In Hanover. See window for rings and Jtwalry. EAST BERLIN NEWS NOTES Reuel Diller, of Hanover, attended the Bupp sale, here, Saturday. Bruce Slaybaugh, Jr., has been a uest of his grandparents, Mr. and drs. John Burgard. Mr. and Mrs. David S. Klme have leen on a trip this week to Camp Javls, N. C., where their son is tatloned. Robert Shearer, brother of Mrs. Elizabeth Glbbs and Miss Helen Shearer, who reside at Two Churchs, is at Camp Peary, Va. Merl E. Eisenhart, Army Air Corps, who has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Eisen- nart, will return Sunday to Wilmington. Del. Mrs. Granville Dierdorff, Dllls- urg R. D., a former resident of East Berlin R. D., has been a pa- lent at the York hospital, where he underwent an operation. The graduating class of the local iigh school presented the East Ber,n Board of Education a check for 50 for the purchase of shrubbery o be planted on the school grounds. George Farrence, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Farrence, Spring Grove, with an infantry division on the Anzio Beachhead. He is a grandson if Mrs. George P. Jacobs, this place. Mr. and Mrs. John Hollinger, and Mr. and Mrs. William Fissel, of "ork and J. Frohmeyer and family rf Baltimore, were guests Tuesday if Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hollinger. The Morning Hour Sunday School it Victory schoolhouse will have a pecial missionary program Sunday morning, June 11, when Mr. and Mrs. David B. Hall, who have been working in Africa, will show pic- ures of the work there and of heir "Zam-Zam Experience." Mr. and Mrs. John Shaeffer have old their farm, the former Rich- irick property, near town, to folks rom Orlando, Fla., who plan to ake possession at the end of August. Mr. and Mrs. Shaeffer spent Mrs. Mr. MARRIAGES Nell--Byerts Private Eugene Nell, Fort Fisher N. C., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Nel Rossville, and Esther Romaine By ert.s, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Byerts, R. D. 3, Dover, were united in marriage Friday afternoon in the parsonage of the Rossville Lutheran charge by the pastor, the Rev. Emmanuel J. Hoover. The sin gle ring ceremony of the Lutheran church was used. They will reside in Wilmington, N. C. SELLS 1M-ACRE FARM William C. Decker, has sold his 105-acre farm along with growing crops to Daniel N. Williams, Hnrri son. New Jersey. The property is located in Huntlngton township along the Harrisburg road, a mile north of Heldlersburg. Possession will be gjven July 1. The sale wa: made by C. A. Helges. LISTS EXPENSES Congressman Chester H. Gross successful candidate for the Republican nomination for Congress at the spring primary, has filed his ex pense account In the office of the county commissioners. He lists ex penses of $2,288.66, spent for news paper advertising, radio broadcasts MALE WOBKEM ntOZEN BT WMC No male worker in this section wll be abte to change Jobs after July 1 except through the O. 8. Employ ment Service, and employers will be allowed to secure only a certain number of workers In their plant*, It was learned today (Thursday). D E A T H S Mr*. Lewto R Lemart Mrs. Sarah P. Keeney Miller Leinhart, wife of Lewis H. Leinart, Hanover, formerly of Hampton, died at her home Saturday morning at 2:10 o'clock at the age of 81 years. She was a daughter of the late Henry Y. and Annie Elizabeth] Pre-Induction Test For 89 Registrants Eighty-nine registrants of York county Selective Service board No. 3 took their pre-induction physical examinations at Harrtsburg on Tuesday. Al! of the registrants are between the uges of 18 and 26 years Pfaltzgraph Keeney, and was born v"h the exception of ^Theseare November 13, 1862. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren and belonged at Mummert's Meet- Ing house. Surviving are her husband; seven children, Harry L. Miller and Edward K. Miller, Baltimore; Noah K. Miller and Clarence K.'Miller, California; Mrs. Paul Shaffer, New Freedom; the Rev. Roy K. Miller, Brownsville, Md., and Mrs. Horace Walker, with whom she resided; three stepchildren, Mrs. Mary Prleste, California; Mrs. Ella Foy, New York city, and Ervin Leinart, Spring Grove R. D.; 16 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and the following sisters and brothers, Mrs. Annie Stermer, Black Rock; John Keeney, New Freedom; James Keeney, Thomasville; Cornelius Keeney, East Berin; Mrs. Eliza Stump, Manheim, and Mrs. Andrew Altland, Spring Grove R. D. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon from the W. A. Feiser funeral home, Hanover. Fur- .her services were condtucted in ;he Black Rock Church of the Brethren. The Rev. J. M. Danner, the Rev. George Reeser and the Rev. Noah Sellers, Brethren ministers, officiated. Burial was made n the Black Rock cemetery. The following sons and sons-in- aw served as pallbearers: Harry L. Miller. Edward K. Miller, the Rev. Roy K. Miller, Ervin Leinart, Paul Shaffer and Horace E. Walker Sunday with her mother, Jacob Peters, Heidlersburg. Peters died this spring. The Society of Farm Women No. 4 met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward tauer. The program was in charge of Mrs. Grace May. The next meeting will be held June 17 in the Davidsburg lodge hall as a covered dish social. The Jonas Hollinger farm, which has been in the family for over 180 years, is offered for sale. (See adv.) Mr. Hollinger Intends to abandon farming because of the death of his wife, Mrs. M. Alice Hollinger, who died early in May after a long Ill- ess. Pfc. Walter Baker, who has been stationed at Gulfport, Miss., has been transferred to Alliance, Neb. His brother, A-C Nevin Baker, who had been at Peabody college, Nashville, Tenn., is now stationed at Maxwell Field, Ala. The young men are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Baker, near the Holtzschwamm church. Mrs. Ethel Helwig, Littlestown, visited here on Sunday and reported continued improvement in the condition of her grandmother, Mrs. Annie J. Brown, of this place, who had been critically ill at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Norway Lau, at Littlestown. Mrs. Brown is able to sit up for some time each day, but she does not expect to return to her home this summer. Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Philips accompanied their son, Charles, with his wife and daughter, Marian to Dillsburg on Tuesday where they visited William Haram, husband of the former Kathryne Philips, who had been seriously ill with an attack of pneumonia. The party had planned to attend to his garden, but found it in excellent condition. Mr Hamm's meat route embrace this district. Daniel E. Emelt, long-time subscriber to "News-Comet" visitec here during the week and received his subscription to the paper. He and his wife plan to leave their farm near York Springs after 34 years there, and will reside with their son, Paul, near Mechanics burg. Mr. Emlet, who recently had sale, held in reserve a number of valuable antiques, including a pitcher of frosted glass In the shape of a log cabin, which he estimates to be a hundred years old. He also has a 30-piece set of antique flowered dishes- in red, blue and green Miss Marie Hipwell, who taught music at the local high school during the past year, returned to her home at Somerset, accompanied by her parents, who were here to attend commencement at which their daughter played a cello solo. While here they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Myers, with whom their daughter resided during the yew. Another high school teacher, Walter E. Freyburger, returned to his Philadelphia home. He was accompanied there by Mr. and Mrs John Myers, who went on to New Jersey to spend Memorial Day with their son-in-law and daughter. Ensign and Mrs. E. Stanton DcBolt Mrs. DeBolt Is the former Miss Beatrice A. Myers. Laura B. Miller Laura B. Miller, 61, Hampton, died at her home Monday morning at 4:30 o'clock from a complication of diseases following an illness of three weeks. She was the daughter of the late J. W. and Beckie (Yohe) Miller. Tile deceased was a member of the Brethren church. Surviving are a son, Brinton H., Hampton; one sister, Charlotte A. Miller, who resided with her sister; one brother, Raymond J. Miller, Hampton, and three grandchildren. A number of nieces also survive. Funeral services from the late home Thursday afternoon at, 1:30 o'clock with further services at the Hampton Reformed church conducted by the Rev. Richard Shaffer. Interment In Hampton Union cemetery. Funeral Thursday with services in the Hampton Reformed church The Rev. Richard Shaffer officiating Interment in the Hampton Union cemetery. GENUINE GOLD SEAL--* X 12 Rugs, $5.96. LEIMHARDT BROS, It Baltimore St., Hanover, Pa. irolunteers. Sixty-two are married and 42 of these are fathers. The 1st Includes. Clair Leroy Goodling, Dover R. 1. Geo. Westly Smith, Dillsburg R. 3. Wayne Henry Spahr, Dillsburg R. 3. Jlaine Odls Spoon, Dover R. I. Sylvan Blaine Laird, Dover R. 1. lohn Chester Krall, East Berlin R. 1. lay Samuel Dutery, East Berlin R. 1. Stewart Chester Gross, Dover, iobert Dale Winand, Dover R. 1. 'ranklin G. Bechtel Dover R. 3. Vincent Kline Smith, Dover R. 1. Robert C. Slade, Dillsburg R. 1. Jharles Leroy Kohler, Dover R. 3. Woodrow Wilson Farence. Frankt'n. Hair Wilson Fickes, Dover R. 1. Abraham Millard Shultz, Jr., Dillb'g. tfelvin Clayton Reynolds, Idaville. Geo. W. Klinedinst Dover R. 1. ·Uchard Eugene Wise, Pranklintown. Win. Henry Spahr, Dover R. 2. Allen E. Berkheimer Dover R. 2 Harry Bertis Myers, Dover R. 2 James F. Williams, Dover R. 1. Sylvester R. Crone, Wellsville B. 1. Elwood Bernard Leckrone, Dover. Elwood Anderson, Dover R. 3. Glenn Eugene Detter, Dover R. s. Jacob H. Livingston, Dover R. 2. Kenneth Lutfyer Smith, Dillsburg 2. Richard Kenneth Fickes, Wellsville. Rolla E. Lehman, II, Dillb'g R. 3. Charles Elmer Spahr, Dover R. 1 Herbert A. Myers, Jr., Dillb'g R. 3. Richard D. Livingston, East Berlin 2. Ralph Lester Slothower, Dover R. 3. Geo. Sheldon Codd, Dover. (Transferred from Davenport. la.) Jacob H. Mununert Jacob H. Mummert, 79, died at his home in Hanover Thursday afternoon, following an extended Illness. He wa a son of the late Jacob B. and Annie Elizabeth Garrett Mummert, and was born on March 15, 1865. He had been engaged in farming but retired 2( years ago. He was a member of the Lutheran congregation of the Holtzschwamm Union church. His wife, who before marriage was Matilda Altland, preceded him ii: death April 14, 1928. Surviving are five children, Mrs. Titus Trostle Hanover; Charles Mummert, of York; Freezer Mummert, Hanover Ellas Mummert, Hanover, and Al pheus Mummert, Philadelphia; 26 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, one brother, Albert Mummert, Spry, and three sisters, Mrs. Saranda Wolford, Hanover; Mrs. George Stambaugh, Labott, and Mfs. Savannah Myers, Spring Grove. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon from the W. A. Feiser funeral home. Further services were conducted in the Holtzschwamm Union church. The Rev. Elwood Johnson, pastor of the Lutheran charge, officiated. Interment was made in the Holtzschwamm cemetery. Grandsons of the deceased, Walter, Luther, Robert and Norman Mummert, served as the pallbearers. Helps Build Camp In South Pacific Out of raw jungle, Private First Class Melvin Bosserman, 23, East Berlin, and a small crew have built the headquarters camp of Lt. General Millard F. Harmon, command- Ing U. S. Army forces in the South Pacific. Ingeniously--it was an unexpected assignment --they built much of the headquarters office equipment, too. Files, cabinets and desks necessary for the maze of paper work required by war could not be purchased In sufficient quantity when the camp was new. Start- Ing with a few hammers and saws, kept In a tent, the construction corps has acquired an elaborate workshop and has converted the camp Into one of the most modern military posts In that war theatre. Pfc. Bosserman was Inducted into the Army August 1, 1942, training with the Coast Artillery Corps at Fort Eustls, Va. He arrived In the South Pacific January 1. IMS. Mail Truck Driver Hurt In. Collision Harry E. Rentzel, 57, Littlestown R. 2, mail truck driver between Gettysburg and Harrisburg, was slightly injured at 9 o'clock Thursday morn- Ing in a three-truck collision a mile south of Clear Springs on the Harrisburg road and is to be charged with a motor code violation, state police suid. The damage for the crash was placed at more than $800 .i Pvt. George J. Evanko of the Gettysburg substation investigated and reported that Rentzel was driving south with the mail truck when he collided head-on with a loaded milk truck operated by George Guise, 36 York Springs R. l. The crash occurred as Rentzel was passing a large truck and trailer also heading south, operated by Israel U. Butler, 43, Wllliamsport Guise was driving north. The officer said the left front of the Guise truck collided with the left fron' of the milk truck and the right rear of the mail (ruck scraped the lef rear of the big trailer. Rentzel, the only person hurt in the crash, escaped with cuts on the face. The mail truck, owned by J Hayes Beard, Gettysburg R. 2, was damaged to the extent of about $400 while damage to the milk truck was placed at about $300 by the investigating officer. He said Guise declared milk worth $100 was lost in Hie crash. Damage to the Williamsport trailer was slight. Private Evanko said he will charge Rentzel before Justice of the Peace Charles R. Anffell, Dillsburg R. 1 with attempting to pass anothei vehicle in the fact of oncoming traffic. Agent D. P. Hykes Tells Of June Week The week of June second to June ninth has been designated as June Week, according to D. P. Hykes representative for the Farm Burea' Mutual Automobile Insurance com pany, the Farm Bureau Mutual Fir Insurance company and the Farn Bureau Life 'Insurance company, all of Columbus, Ohio. Tune Week is an annual, company wide event, which originated In 192 when the agents dedicated the ne' home office building with a flood o insurance applications. Each sue ceeding year has been celebrated a. a week of rededication and this yea the agency force will have a doubl purpose--that of rededication tc Farm Bureau insurance goals an ideals and celebration of the lOOtl year of the Cooperative Movemen "Today, people need all forms o insurance more than ever before, stated Mr. Hykes. "Through th complete protection afforded b Farm Bureau insurance, we are i a position to save people a lot o time and energy by setting up a com plete protection Insurance program for them. Farm Bureau insuranc services provide auto, liability, acci dent and health, workmen's com pensation, and group casualty In surance, as well as property fire an all forms of life Insurance. "During June Week," continued Mr. Hykes, "Farm Bureau agent, everywhere will be rededlcatin themselves to serving people wit tills vital part of their living." DILLSBURG Harry Fehl, Dillsburg, was admitted to the Carlisle hospital. Mrs. Gretna Sheffer, Dillsburg R. , wus discharged. J. C. Sm^'? and wife transferred o William Kii.g, property In Frank- n township. Shirley Jones, Jariey Lou Morris nd Gloria Smith have accepted rasitions at the Mechanicsburg Navy depot. Lloyd C. Bentz and Michael Bentz, executors of the estate of Mrs. Louise Bentz, deceased, sold t public sale Saturday the real state on West Harrisburg St. to r ernon B. Nesblt for $3,220. Mrs. C. C. Kimmel, Mrs. Bessie Hartzler and Miss Mary Burgard, of ils section, have been patients in le Carlisle hospital. The Young People's Council of he 14th District will hold its quar- erly meeting this Friday evening it Franklin church. Celestia I. Hoffman and husband transferred to Helen M. Hess and husband, property in Franklin township. Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Stough have ;one to housekeeping in the prop- rty owned by Harley Nell. Elwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vance Haar, has been under treatment for a severely injured hand and arm, which were caught in an electric wringer. Mrs. R. P. McClure returned from he Pennsylvania hospital, Philadelphia, on Wednesday, where she had been a surgical patient.. The Rev. Richard L. Vanaman, of he Methodist church, led in pray- ·r and Rev. A. T. Kaup, Reformed George Sltrickler had charge of ceremonies. The eighth grade graduation exercises of the Dillsburg school were ield in the Methodist church. The program included: Invocation, the Rev. R. H. L. Vanaman; "Another Milestone," Hubert Smith; solo, Joan Knisely; piano solo, Dorothy Mae Hamm; presentation of certificates, Major Charles S. Smith, and benediction, the Rev. Mr. Vanaman. The resignation of Frank W. Firestone as constable of Carroll township was presented and a petition was also presented for the appointment of Jesse L. Webb to fill the vacancy. The court allowed the petition to be filed and announced that action will be taken next Monday. YORK SPRINGS j NEWS EVENTS At a special meeting of the York Springs Fire company it was decided to hold the annual Pire Company Festival for three days as usual. This year's dates will be July 21-28-29. Mrs. George Trestle, of York Springs, was admitted to the Carlisle hospital. Mrs. Harold Wolf and infant son, York Springs R. 1, and Mrs. Theo. Group, Gardners R. 2, were discharged from the Carlisle hospital. Mrs. Annie Jacobs has been seriously III at her home in Latlmore. Fred Divlll, of Two Churches, was discharged as a patient from the Hanover hospital, where he was operated upon for a ruptured appendix. The Presbyterian Homes of Central Pennsylvania, Inc., Newville, has received a bequest of $1,000 from the estate of the late Rev. S. Benjamin Segelken, D.D., former pastor at Dillsburg, who died a month ago, and who designated the bequest as a memorial to himself and his deceased wife, Charlotte Britcher Segelken, a native of this section. Annual Memorial Day services were held at the cemetery here Sunday with the address being given by the Rev. Ira Kiner, pastor of the Church of God, Duncannon. The parade included the local Boy and Girl Scout groups with Scoutmasters in charge, the York Springs high school band, members of the P. O. S. of A. and the I.O.O.F., firemen, Red Cross nurses and a large group of town children A large audience was present. The Upper District Sabbath School association held a special convention Saturday and Sunday at the Barrens church. The theme of the convention was "Christian Postwar Planning." A Young People's program was in charge of John W. Myers, Saturday evening. Sunday morning addresses were given by Grantas Hoopert, Barnes Trostle and the Rev. A. T. Kaup. The Rev. E. E. Redding, York, was guest speaker at the Sunday afternoon services. The Rev. G. N. Young also spoke. Circus Coming To Gettysburg Saturday Gettysburg will be visited by a circus Saturday, marking the first time that the elephants have trod, the aerialists flown and the clowns clowned on the old fair grounds there in several years. The Beers-Barnes circus, one of the oldest on the road, will present the old-time circus program under the big top during the afternoon and evening, Saturday. Included in the program will be the Lois troupe of girl wire walkers, the Rathburn sisters on the trapeze, Marvin Ray's company of acrobats and balancers, plenty of clowns, and other acts, including animal acts featuring Alice, the largest performing elephant on the road, the Adams dogs, Madame Tillie and her ponies and similar acts. Mrs. John Zepp, York Springs, R. D., has been confined to her bed The Amelia S. Given library in Mt. Holly Springs is now open from 9 to 12 a. m., and 6 to 8 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Snyder, of Gettysburg, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Lerew. Mrs. Harvey Lerew spent the week-end in Philadelphia with her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Harold Lerew, who is on the nursing staff of the Wills Eye hospital. Clay Myers, of Albany, N. Y., spent the week-end with his sister, Mrs. E. Kentqn Gardner, York Springs R. D. 2. The following new books are available at the York Springs library: "Flint," "Excuse My Dust," "The Bradshaws of Harness," "America Unlimited," and "Bell for Adano." Discharged as patients from the Warner hospital were Barry Dill Hinkle, York Springs R. 2, and Mrs. Guy Sanders and infant daughter, Annie Marie, Guernsey. Robert M. Meals, Mt. Holly Springs, has been notified to report June 13 for duty in the Navy. D. E. Emlet has rented his property, York Springs R. 1, to Clyde May and family. Mrs. Arch Starner, Gardners R. 2, and Mae Slaybaugh, Biglervllle, were admitted at patients to the Warner hospital, Gettysburg. Sons were born to Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Rentzel, Biglerville, on Sunday and to Mr. and Mrs. Luther Group, Gardners, on Saturday, at the Warner hospital. Mrs. George Shaeffer and infant son, Gardners, were discharged as patients from the Carlisle hospital Pvt. Harry R. Meals, Gardners R 1, has been transferred from San Francisco Calif., to Fort Mason Calif. S 3-C Harold McCauslln is spending a four-day furlough in York Springs and East Berlin. He wil leave for Portland, Ore., on Monday after which his address will be care of the postmaster, San Francisco. The Fifth District Sunday Schoo convention will be held June 17 am 18 at Ground Oak church. The theme will be, "The Christian's Answer." Pvt. Carroll W. Heisey is now receiving his mall care of the postmaster, San Francisco, Calif. Pvt John W. Heisey is stationed at Camp Livingston, La. They are sons o Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Heisey, York Springs R. D. Staff Sergeant Jack Starry is now in England. He is a tail gunner on a Liberator bomber. I. R. Tanger is suffering from an infected finger. Boyd Nell has sold his farm, near Wierman's Mill, to a resident o Mechanicsburg. Allen G. Crist, who collapsed a his work at the Mechanicsburg Naval Depot recently and has been ill at his home, is greatly improved The Hershey Creamery Compan; has sold to the Philadelphia Prod ucts Company, Inc., Its propertle and plants in York Springs an Biglerville. According to Manage Harvey Lerew, of the York Springs CHURCH NOTICES York gatfap Urthena Chat** Rev. Ralph W. Meckley. pastor York Springs--9:80, Worship, Near. Yet F»r Prom God"; 10:30 Church School, Charle* D. Reinecker, supt. Chestnut Drove --9:30 Church School, Francis Coulson, supt. Children's service, June It, at t . m. Lower Bermudlan -- Home-coning services: 9:30 Church School, Mrs. H. E. Menges, supt.; Miss Edna Albert, guest teacher; 11, Worship, Sermon by the pastor, 'My Church"; 2:30. Worship, with K. 8. Hershey, of York; special music by William Stone, of York; 7:30, Vesper Worship, Sermon by the Rev. Paul lladfelter; special music by the Jacobus choir and the York Springs Lutheran Young People's choir. Basket lunches at noon and in the evening in the church basement. At the morning worship, there will be a solo by the Rev. Mr. Meckley; a greeting by the Rev. B. K. Mowrer, and a duet by Virginia Fair and Clifford Snyder. At the afternoon worship, there will be a reading by Mrs. Stone, of York, and music by members of the Reformed church. At the evening worship there will x a solo by Theda Myers, a duet y Mr. and Mrs. Stone and a duet by the Myers sisters. Arrangements tor the Homecoming are in charge of Mrs. Harry Menges. All are cordially invited. OPA OFFICIALS NAMED Appointments announced Monday by Walter C. Young, acting director of the Harrisburg OPA District, Included: New Oxford rationing panel, C. S. Sponseller, New Oxford; Gettysburg rationing panel, the Rev. Ralph Gresh, Gettysburg, and George P. Myers, Biglervllle. Miss Anna Hull, who recently completed her year's work as teacher at the Thomasvllle'grade school, Is spending part of her vacation In Long Island, N. Y. The Methodist Church The Rev. Earl N. Rowe, pastor York Springs: 9:30 church school, George Smith, supt.; 10:45 public worship. Sermon theme: "Four Anchors." Rock Chapel: 9:30, public worship; sermon theme: "Four .An- Chureh of God, Near York Sprit** Sunday school at 10 a. m.; Young People's service at 7 p. m.; evening service at 8 p. m. Prayer meeting every Thursday at 8 p. m. Gardners and Mt. Victory II. B. Harry R. Lee, Pastor Mt. Victory--Worship at 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school at 9:15 a. m. Gardners--Worship at 11 a. m. New Charter Lutheran Charge The Rev. Elmer Drumm, Pastor St. John's, Hampton: Worship service at 9 a. m.; Sunday school at 10 a. m. St. Paul's "The Pines": Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.; worship service at 10:30 a. m. St. Mark's Heldlersburg: Sunday school at 7 p. m.; worship service at 8 p. m. ' Property Transfers The factory once owned by the Penn Tile works at Aspers and purchased by the Littlestown National bank at sheriff's sale, March 3, has been sold to the Penn Ceramic Manufacturing company, according to a deed filed Thursday at the court .house. · The Perm Ceramic company has been operating the plant since the sale. Arthur O. Lewis, Harrisburg, and others, administrators of the will of Clark K. March, late of Hanover, sold to M. D. Crouse, Hanover, a 108-acre property in Reading township. T. Earl and Pauline B. Gulp, Hanover, sold to Horace G. and Blanche H. Moul, same place, a lot in Reading township. Arno H. and Ann Freidline, Butler township, sold to John W. and Elsie N. Denisar, "Butler township, a property in that township and to Alvin C. and Henrietta Mae Turney Guth, Elkton, Maryland R. 3, a 76-acre property in Butler township. Harry B. and Sarah G. Dicken- plant, there will be no change in sheets, Penn township, sold to Sam- the operation or management of the local plant. The York Springs Band auxiliary sponsored a Memorial Day celebration on Sunday afternoon In the borough. A parade of the Sunday schools of the various churches and representatives of other organizations marched through the town, headed by the high school band. Appropriate exercises were held in the grave yard of the Lutheran church. The 38 children who have been attending the Community Vacation Bible school in the Lutheran and Methodist churches this week will give a public demonstration of their work and activities this Friday evening, at 8 o'clock. Certificates and awards will also be presented at this time. All persons are Invited. The pastors, the Revs. Ralph W. Meckley and Earl N. Rowe, have had charge of the school. Pfc. Dale A. Denlsar, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Denlsar, Aspers, Is now a patient at the Walter Reed hospital, Washington, D. C., recovering from wounds received March 1 in the Bougainville area. He arrived In the United States from the South Pacific May 1. Mrs. Denlsar spent several days last week with her son. She was accompanied to Washington by Mrs. Ann Frtedllne. also of Aspen. uel H. and John E. Crawford, Hanover, a 64-acre property in Hamilton township. Sallie A. McKinney, Bendersville. sold to Stanley E. and Ruth E. Rockey, Dickinson township.'Cumberland county, four properties containing 36 acres in Menallen township. MARRIAGE LICENSES Kenneth Mahlon Hankey, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Hankey, York Springs R. 2, and Mildred Naomi Wonders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn W. Wonders, York Springs R. I. Sale Register June 3--Estate of Michael Helsel, real estate of Locust street, East Berlin; abo personal property of the late Jane Helsel (some anUfues). June t--Annie Mary Laughman, New Chester, will have public sale of household goods. See adv. June 3-Jona* Hollinger. farm property; stock and equipment. June it-William H. Albright, I mile* south of York Sprints, farming implement*, household foods, etc. JlUM It-Mop Anderson, Ber- e«tM» «nd dairy equipment. NEWSPAPER! lEWSPAPERl