John Hirt Tailor Hanover 1937

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3 YOUTHS ADMIT ROBBING GARAGE IN LITTLESTOWN Ten hours after they robbed the garage of Guy JBlecher, Charles street, Littlestown, early Monday morning, three Littlestown youths were arrested by Chief of Police H. S. Boberts and arraigned before Justice of the Peace Howard G. Blocher, Littlestown, where each signed a plea of guilty. The defendants are Fred Sheely, 19; Allen Myers, 18, and George Miller, 21, of in and near Littlestown. Littlestown. Miller was released under $500 bond for his appearance in court while Myers and Sheely were committed to the Adams county jail in default of bond. Each is charged with felonious entry and larceny. Chief Boberts was notified of the robbery at the garage Saturday morning. His investigation showed that the top. side curtains and windshield windshield wiper had been stripped off the roadster of Balph Kress, Cemetery Cemetery street, Littlestown, winch was stored in the garage- After the young men had been taken into custody they admitted the theft and willingly signed pleas of guilty, Chief Boberts said. The arrests were made about 11 o'clock Monday morning. The trio was closely questioned to learn if they had any part in the $500 robbery at the John Hirt tailor shop last Saturday morning when 40 pairs of trousers, 10 coats and vests and several men's felt hats and ladies' dresses were taken after thieves forced a side window. .The youths denied having had any part in that theft, but may be questioned further about that case. State motor police here have taken an interest in the tno as possible suspects in the epidemic of robberies in Gettysburg during the last two weeks. The boys were questioned Monday afternoon by the state officers officers and again may be asked to answer police queries today. Stolen Dresses,, Trousers Found In Michigan City A teletype message received by state motor police here this morning morning shortly after 3 o'clock, told of the recovery of a part of the clothing stolen early Saturday morning from the tailor shop of John Hirt, North Queen street, Littlestown. The message came from Pawpaw, Michigan, where it was stated that 16 pairs of trousers and two women's women's dresses, stolen from the Littlestown Littlestown establishment had been recovered recovered and that more of the loot is expected to be found. The total loot amounted to about $500 or $600. The report from the Pawpaw police police did not disclose, how the had been recovered nor how it identified as belonging to Mr. Hirt. Later information is expected from the Michigan city by Chief ot Police Police H. S. Roberts, of Littlestown, who is conducting the investigation. EAST BERLIN'S FIREMEN WIN $25 PRIZE AT ASPERS Adams county firemen at the final business session of 'their 15th annual convention Monday afternoon afternoon at Aspers re-elected the entire staff of 20 vice presidents, heart! addresses by officials of the state firemen's firemen's association and fire officials from distant points in this and other states, and -witnessed and participated in the annual convention convention parade. The East Berlin company, marching marching with the drum corps of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post of Hanover, won the $25 cash prize Jered the company ·with a band the largest number of membersmr line. The county firemen heard their association called "a model organization organization for other counties to follow" follow" in an address by Chief Lee

Clipped from The Gettysburg Times07 Sep 1937, TuePage 1

The Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)07 Sep 1937, TuePage 1
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