1944 May 5 Mrs. Laura B. Thomas
of the the of are - S. merce street. Lieutenant Peiffer,' who with Lt. (j.g.) Harry A. Peters, Scotland, enlisted in April, 1942, has been in service in the Southwest Pacific. Lieutenant Peters is expected to arrive here about May 15. Pfc. Wendell E. Gipe has arrived in England, according to Word re ceived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Gipe, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Gipe, all of 500 Elm avenue. Sgt. John W. Rodenhaver has arrived in England, - according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert F. Roden haver, 559 Philadelphia avenue. Augustus Dorner, 101 West King street; has received word pf the arrival of his son. Pfc. Paul A. Dorner, in England. Pvt. Melvm Keefer has arrived in England, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Keefer, R. D. 6. He was inducted into the Army on August 21, 1943. . MRS. JAMES W. THOMAS Chambersburg, May 5. Mrs. Laura B. Thomas, 73, wife of James W. Thomas, died Tuesday at her home, Fayetteville, R. D. 1. She was an active member of the Mt. Union United Brethren Church. Surviving are her husband and the following sons and daughters: Mrs. Mary Zimmerman, Fayetteville; Mrs. Guy Hassler, Chambersburg; Mrs. Carrie Foreman, Chambersburg; William . H. Thomas, Fayetteville, R. D. 1; John L. Thomas, Akron, Ohio; WILL CELEBRATE BIRTHDAY OVERSEAS SSgt. Logan B. Rudy will observe his birthday, May 9, stationed somewhere in England. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Logan G, Rudy, 22 North Linden street, his wife and son live at 1045 Liberty street. Sergeant Rudy was employed at the Middle - town Air Depot before entering the Air Corps in July, 1942. Charles R. Thomas, Fayetteville, and Paul E. Thomas, Fayettevlle, R. D.; brothers and sisters: Hall Brown, Fayetteville, R. D. 1; Frank Brown and - Mrs. Emma Alexander, both of Chambers - HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH. Friday, May 5. 1944 1 burg; John Brown, Fayetteville, and Mrs. Etta Slyke, Harrisburg. Services will be held tomorrow afternoon, with the cortege leaving the home at 2 o'clock, and services at the Mt. Union Church. Burial will be in the cemetery adjoining. The Rev. Harry Zech and the Rev. J. W. Yohe will be in charge. Friends may call at the home from 7 to 9 this evening. SAMUEL A. GIPE . Chambersburg, May 5. Samuel Anthony Gipe, 71, of Marion, died Wednesday at the Chambersburg Hospital, after an illness of one year. He was a member of the Old Order German Baptist Church. For many years he was a plumbing and heating contractor in Marion, retiring about two years ago. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Annie R. Gipe: a daughter, Mrs. Lloyd S. Cook, Chambersburg; and one grandson. Services will be held at the Sellers funeral home tomorrow at 2 p. m.. in charge of the Rev. David Benedict. Burial will be in Lincoln cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 o'clock this evening. 35 Cemetery Workers Vote to End Strike Dies After Crash Oil City, May 5. (IP). Sgt. Richard Shurtleff, who on Tuesday married Yeoman Betty Weaver of this city, died in Beaumont, Texas, hospital of injuries received in an auto accident. He was stationed at Fort Smith, Ark. Pittsburgh, May 5. (IP). A four - day strike of 35 employes of the Allegheny Cemetery ended yesterday when the men voted to return to work today, but warned that they will resume the strike unless the War Labor Board considers their nav in crease demands within a week. They are demanding the nninn scale of $7 a day for regular worKers, So.5U for substitutes and time and one - half for nvprtime Tom Pecora, official of Local union 1048, AFL - General Laborers Union, said. The WLB refused to aDDrove a $1 a day raise for which the union last year signed a contract. The present demand represents a si.ou a day increase. Sam Jacobs Heads C of C. at Danville Danville, May 5. Sam M. Jacobs was elected president of the uanvine cnamber of Commerce at . reorganization meeting of the ooara oi directors on Tuesday evening. Other officers named for the year include Henry C. Rut tiger, assistant project manager of the cneroicee Urdnance Works, vice - president; Frank J. Connollev. secretary and state councilor, and ueorge r. furpur, treasurer.