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EAST BERLIN NEWS »»»»»»+»»«···*·»IMMMI· »··»·······»»···«»*»» ^ ^ *""^ W » r^«^ COMET YORK SPRINGS ^^*^^ ^^^^ ^TM* ^ ^^^fc i^^VM^H ^^fc» tti^ii4ii|iii'in|itj4itKliiIii|iil]il«i|iiliAiiMtit(i|i[titAAA4ifc4^AAAtA*4^A*AA«i\fcAA VOL. LXIV KSBSS^SSB EASTBERUN -NEWS NOTES The will of Zachartas M. Duiner, late of Berwick township, hu been entered at the court house. John S. Danner, Hanover B. 1; 8. Howard Danner, Abbottstown, and J. Monroe Danner, East Berlin, are executors of the 15,200 estate. Miss Carrie Laughman, who has been residing in York for the past several months, has been visiting her nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar 8. Baker, this place. John Rahn, who had been a guest for several weeks at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. Laura Rodkey, near town, left for his home in Manchester, Md., accompanied by his mother. Clair Cochenour, of East Berlin, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Gochenour, Dillsburg, over the week-end. At the Curt Deatrick home, near town, on Sunday, guests Included Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Miller and Miss Frances Miller, and Mrs. William Miller and daughter, of Hanover, and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Leer, of New Chester. Mrs. Charles O. Wherley and son, Kenneth, of Hyattsville, Md., visited Mrs. Wherley's mother, Mrs. Rosa Brown, of this place. Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Krall and son, Laverne, accompanied by Mrs. Lizzie Hull and daughter, Bertha and Miss Helen Krall and Glenn Hull, of Route One, are spending several days' vacation in Atlantic City with Miss Anna K. Hull, who is employed there. Mr. and Mrs. James Mclntire are entertaining their daughter, Mrs Morton Peder and two children Bettie Mae and Morton Jr., of York Mr. Feder will spend the week-end at the Mclntire home. David Markle and family, near Kralltown, and Mrs. Bertha Wonder and grandchildren visited Mrs. Gertrude Kinter who has been 111 at her Dillsburg home. Mrs. Fred Penslnger, York, has been visiting W. A. Sinner and family. Miss Naomi Julius, a sophomore at Elizabethtown college, has accepted a clerical position In York for the remainder of the summer months. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Casey, of Bridgeport, Conn., have been guests of Mrs. Casey's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Slicker, near Franklintown. Elmer Mummert and family will remain at their present location. Oene Shelter, of Carlisle, returned from a six-weeks' visit at Gallon. Ohio, and joined his mother, Mrs. Russel Shelter and her daughters, Nancy and Barbara, who are guests this week of George W. Moul and family, at the Square. Miss Helen Myers was hostess to members of the Women's Missionary society of the local Lutheran church at her home at the west end of town. Mrs. John E. Gentzler, president, was in charge of the business meeting. Mrs. Verne Brandt and son, Fred, rendered a trumpet solo. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lavere Lau, of Baltimore, have joined their son, Joseph, who has been spending the summer with Mr. Lau's mother, Mrs. Jere Lau, at her home here. Mrs. Sadie Darone, who has been way from her duties at the Moul Market here for some months, due to her recuperation from an operation performed at the Warner hospital, was able to return to her work this week. Her daughter-in- law, Mrs. Robert S. Darone, of Franklintown, whose husband is in the army, visited Mrs. Darone during the week, accompanied by her daughter, Verdella Jean. David, young son of Mr. and. Mrs. Melvln Jacobs, of Biglerville, was a visitor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy H. Mummert. The Rufus Julius family, near Mulberry, received word from their son, Glenn, who is stationed with the army in northern Britain, that he is safe and well. Mr. and Mrs. John W. Spangler and daughter, Sarah Louise, and Mrs. Spangler's mother, Mrs. Sadie Stallsmith, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Brehm, near Gardners. Upon their return they were accompanied by little. Doris Brehm, who will spend some time with East Berlin relatives. Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Oberlander. included the Rev. and Mrs. Glassmoyer and daughter, of Spring Grove, Mr. and Mrs. John Strausbaugh, Miss Paul Senft and children and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Gunnel and son, of Storers- town; Private Walter Senft, of Balr, and Mr. and Mrs. Lavere Oladfelter. Mrs. Willis Oladfelter, Mrs. John Oberlander and grandson and Mrs Fred Spangler, of West York. The Lutheran Missionary society of the Holtzschwamm church met at the church. The program was In charge of Mrs. Peter Spangler and Mrs. Howard Stump. The topic was, "Lutheran Neighbors In The North." Devotions were In charge of Mrs. Peter Spangler. Readings were given by Mrs. Jesse Hamme, Mrs. Paul MUler, Mrs. George Ruth, Mrs. Nathan Leppo, Mrs. Andrew Altland, Mrs. Jonas Oruvtr and 4Urs. CMortt Uugnman NEWSPAPER!! EAST BERLIN, PA., AUGUST 6,1948 No. 10 CHURCH NOTICES Trinity Lutheran The Rev. Snyder Alleman, Pastor Sunday school at 9 a. m.; worship with sermon by the Rev. A. A. Kelly, Gettysburg, at 10:15 a. m.; vesper service at 7:30 on the church lawn. Church of the Brethren The Rev. J. Monroe Danner, Elder Mummert's Meeting House--Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.; preaching at 10:30 a. m. East Berlin Meeting House--Sunday school at 9 a. m.; doctrine and devotion at 7:30 p. m. The Rev. G. W. Harlacher, Elder Bermudtan--Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.; sermon at 10:30 a. m. Wolgamuth--Sunday school at ):30 a. m.; sermon at 10:30 a. m. The Women's Work Organization will meet Tuesday at the G. W. Harlacher home, "Shady Nook." Holtzschwamm Lutheran The Rev. Elwood G. Johnson, pastor Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.; worship service at 10:30 a. m. Evangelical and Reformed Charge The Rev. Richard E. Shaffer, Pastor Red Run, St. Paul's church--Worship with sermon at 9:30 a. m.; Church school at 10:30 a. m. Bermudian, Ml. Olivet church- Church school at 9:30 a. m.; worship with sermon at 11 a. m. St. Mary's Paradise The Rev. William J. Burke, Rector First Mass Sunday at 7 a. m.; second Mass at 8:30 a. m.; evening devotions at 7:15 p. m. All services will be held in the Protectory Chapel. The Evangelical-Reformed Charge Rev. Dobbs F. Ehlman, Minister Emmanuel church, Abbollstown-- Sunday school, C. J. Meckley, super- inlendenl, at .9 a. m. There will be no worship service Abbottstown Lutheran Charge The Rev. Snyder Alleman, Pastor Church worship al 9 a. m.; Sunday school at 10:15 a. m. The Rev Dr. A. A. Kelly, of Gettysburg, will be the guest minister in charge of the worship service. MARRIAGES Kennedy--Arnold July 26. at Winchester, Va.. Mist Mildred Arnold, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Arnold became the bride of Corporal Clyde Kennedy, son of William I. Kennedy, of Wierman's Mill. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Mr. Moore, pastor of Ihe Melhodlsl church, Winchester Corporal Kennedy, who is registrar at Ihe Station hospital at Camp Shelby, Miss., returned to his post on Tuesday. Mrs. Kennedy will remain at Ihe home of her parents for Ihe duration. Rumsey--Krall Miss Winifred A. Krall. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Krall, and Cpl Warren H. Rumsey, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. C. Rumsey, both of East Berlin R. D., were married July 24 at the home of the Rev. J. H. Schmitl, Frederick, Md., who performed Ihe single ring ceremony in Ihe presence of relatives. The bride was attired In a white chiffon gown and carried a bouquet of pink gladioli and white carnations. The maid of honor, Mrs. Clark Dahlheimer sister of the groom, wore a blue chiffon gown and wore a corsage of red rosebuds and baby breath. Clark Dahlheimer, brother-in-law of Ihe groom, served as best man. The bride is residing al Ihe home of her parents and the bridegroom returned to Brooks Field, Texas, where he Is stalioned in Ihe Army Air corps. Phillips--Feiscr Miss Frances Estelle Felser, daughter of Ihe late Jonas W. and Mabel Thompson Felser, formerly of Easl Berlin, became Ihe bride Saturday of Edward Graham Phillips, U. S. Navy, of New Orleans, La., and a son of Brition and Sallle Uptain Phillip!!, of Paint Rock, Ala. The couple were married in the Little Church Around the Corner, in New York city with the rector, the Rev. Randolph Ray, officiating. Sealover--Enrich Miss Arlene I. Eurich, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Eurich Dillsburg, was married to Private First Class Elmer R. Sealover, of Camp Hood, Texas, July 31. The ceremony was performed by Chaplain Rose. Mrs. Sealover Is a graduate of Dillsburg high school and of Carlisle Commercial college. Private Sealover also is a graduate of Dillsburg high school. Mr. and Mrs. John Brough. of Latimore, entertained the following Sunday in honor of Cpl. and Mrs Clyde Kennedy and Mr. and Mrs Glenn Kennedy, of Center Mills, Mr and Mrs. Hillary R. Kennedy, Frank Lerew and family, and Mildred Brough, of Harrlsburg; Dorothy Brough, Gladys Kennedy, Ada Rachel and Ooldie Brough and Mark McCauslln. Cpl. Kennedy left on Tuesday for Camp Shelby. Miss., after spending · M-day furough at his boo* at WMPUn-i MIL EAST BERLIN NEWS NOTES At the regular monthly meeting of the local Board of Education, Monday evening, it was decided to open the schools on Monday, August 30th. The one remaining vacancy on the high school faculty will be filled In the near future. Mrs. Cleason E. Smith and Mrs. Melvln Boyer left for Rahway, N. J., to spend some time with Mrs. Smith's daughter, Mrs. Fred V. Baker, and family. Prof, and Mrs. Baker recently announced the birth D E A T H S Lloyd C. Apple Lloyd C. Apple, 57, apparently In good health on Sunday, suffered a heart attack which resulted in hte death at 3:30 a. m., Monday at his home in Wellsville. His wife, Mrs. Orie Apple, survives. Mr. Apple was president of the Wellsville National bank and also was a member of Eureka lodge, No. 302, F. and A. M., of Mechanlcsburg. He was an automobile dealer for the past 28 years. Besides his wife he leaves one daughter, Betty, at home; one sis- of their second child, William Ed- !ter. Miss Grace Apple, ond one brother, Harvey Apple, both of Wellsville. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon from the late residence. The Rev. Benjamin Ridgley officiated. Interment was made in Friends Meeting House cemetery. gar Baker. Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Jacobs have had as guests their daughter, Mrs. William Hertz, Jr., of Harrisburg, and the last named's little daughters, Frances Elma and Claire Elizabeth. Corp. Donald Trimmer, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Trimmer, Hamilton township, was graduated from the Boeing Aircraft plant at Seattle, Washington, and was sent to Cheyenne, Wyo. The young man is a graduate of the local high school. Pvt. James R. Eisenharl, one of the John Eisenhart's four sons who are serving Uncle Sam, is home on a short furlough from his post in Georgia. Miss Mary Myers is spending a week, with her sister, Mrs. Stanley DeBolt, Richmond, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Serff were informed thai their son, Fred, of North East, stationed at Camp Peary, Va., is recovering from an operation performed at the base hospital there. Carl, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sinner, of this place, left Saturday for Atlantic City, where he will be employed by Kohr Brolhers. The valuable farm properly of Mrs. Ella C. Jones, near Rossville. will be offered at public sale Saturday, August 14. Consult ad. Sgt. David Krout, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Krout, East Berlin R. D. 3, is stationed somewhere in England. He was inducted into the service February 2. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Gruver, Mrs. Oscar Mummert and Mrs. Harry Serff spent Thursday at State College. Mr. Gruver attended sessions of the twenty-first annual superintendents and principals conference there. Washington Grange No. 1949 held its regular meeting on Wednesday, al Kralltown. It was an open meeting, and Family Night was observed. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday evening. All members are urged to attend as square dancing will be the feature for the evening. Edmund W. Meisenhelder, III, son of Dr. and Mrs. E. W. Mcisenhelder, York, whose father and uncle were early residents of this section, has been promoted to first lieutenant at Robins Field, Ga. Jack Shelter, Jim Hoffman and Lynn Slothour returned to their homes in this section after a visit to their friend, Bill Oberlander, who is employed during the summer at Wlldwood, N. J. Mrs. Dorothy Sharpe Shelter, of Kensington, visited her parents-in- law. Mr. and Mrs. George Shelter. She is Ihe bride of Corp. Merl Shelter, who was recenlly senl to Ihe Army Air Base al Mlllville, N. J. She left Tuesday to Join him at his New Jersey post Mrs. John Berkheimer left Monday for Salina, Kansas, where she will make her home whfle her husband is stalioned al Camp Phillips, Kansas. Mrs. Berkheimer is Ihe former Hilda Duncan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Duncan. Harold Shelter, of the U. S. Marines, who is training at Franklin and Marshall college. Lancaster, spent the week-end in West Chester, where he formerly was a sludent. Mr. and Mrs. Harper Wentz, of Shippensburg, visited Mrs. Wenlz's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Wilson, and Mr. Wentz's sister. Miss Beulah M. Wenlz, of Ihis place. PFC Harold L. Swope has been transferred from Chanute Field, 111., to Jacksonville, Flu. Lieutenant Nicholas and Corporal Logan, of the Women's Army Corps, visited the town Friday in an effort to secure recruits. They conlacted borough authorities in Ihe interesl of conducting a rally here In the near future to explain the duties and opportunities of the WACs to local young women who are urged to Join. Miss Myrna M. Krelder, of Philadelphia, was a recent visitor here among relatives. Miss Kreider. a graduate of the Temple university home economics department, Is an instructor at a summer camp near Philadelphia. While a student at the East Berlin high school. Miss Krelder made her home with her maternal grandparents, the late Rev. and Mrs. Charles L. Baker. Miss Ida Katharine Hall, of Lancaster, former member of the faculty of the East Berlin high school, who had been employed for the past several years by the Armstrong Cork company in Lancaster, has arrived In England, where she Is a member of the American Red Cross as staff assistant. John A. Fisher John A. Fisher, 72, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Isaac Lehmer, Dillsburg, Tuesday morning. He was ill two months and death was caused by a complication of diseases. Mr. Fisher was a retired public school teacher and lived with Mr. and Mrs. Lehmer for the past 12 years. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lehmer, at whose home he died, and Mrs. William Drelbelbis, Enhaut. Funeral this Friday afternoon from the Standing Stone Methodist church at 1:30 o'clock. Interment in the adjoining cemetery- Miss Dally Myers Miss Daily Myers, 93, died Thursday at the home of her nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. James Anthony, in York. Death was caused by infirmities. She leaves a brother, Da. vld L. Myers, of York. She was a daughter of the late Michael and Sarah Leathery Myers and was born and reared in the vicinity of Kralltown. The Rev. J. H. Hege conducted the funeral services Saturday morning at Red Run church. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery. Samuel G. Krout Samuel G. Krout, 78, husband of Lucy Ellen Krout, died Thursday morning at his home near Sliiloh Surviving beside his wife, are · a brother, Spangler Krout, Steelton, and three sisters, Mrs. Callie Hamme, and Mrs. Malinda Bent?., both of Shiloh, and Mrs. Rosle Wonders, Dillsburg R. D. The funeral was conducted Sunday at York. George B. Dick George Blngley Dick, husband of Verna Reynolds Dick, died at the Ten Mile house, near Farmers, Sunday. Death followed an illness of five months. Mr. Dick was the operator of the Ten Mile house for Ihe pasl five years. Besides his wife he leaves Iwo sons by former marriage, George T. and Donald H. Dick; his mother, Mrs. Stella H. Dick, Streel, Md; two sisters, Naomi Dick, at home, and Mrs. William Dick, Baltimore. The funeral was held Thursday morning from the home of his mother at Street, Md. Interment was made in Emory church cemetery. Letters Come From Man Listed Missing "I'm going to be awfully busy for a little while--so if you don't hear from me for some time don't be worried,".with those words in a letter sent to his parents, June 26, Pvt. Eugene William Shelleman, apparently hinted to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Shelleman, near Hampton, that his unit, "somewhere in the South Pacific" was going into aclion. The letter was received by Mr. and Mrs. Shelleman, this week, about two weeks after they had had word from the War dapertment that their son was "missing in action" since July 2. Two letters have been received by Mr. and Mi's. Shelleman since their the War department that their son the letters were dated June 2B. In a letter addressed to his father, Pvt. Shelleman said he "had just attended a movie" and urged his father not to work too hard. Greetings to all of his friends were contained in the letter. A letter to his mother concerning some money he had sent home contained the reference to being busy and that he might not be able to write for some time. Mother Writing Weekly Since the telegram stating that Pvt. Shelleman was lost, no further word has been sent his parents giving any details of the action in Which he was apparently engaged or in what part of the Pacific theater he was assigned. With the hope that in some way the letter may get through, his mother has written a letter to the young soldier with the hope that if he has been captured by the Japanese the letter may still get through to him. "And I plan to write every week," she told a Gettysburg Times reporter, "until I know definitely that the letters cannot reach him. I could not stand it other, wise." Private Shelleman, 23-year-old father of a one-year-old child, has been in service since May, 1942. He went overseas about nine months ago. DILLSBURG Samuel Slpe Samuel Sipe, 65, Hampton, Reading township, died at his home Monday morning at 2:10 o'clock, from the effects of a stroke. Mr. Sipe was a son of the late Reuben and Eliza Jane Gross Sipe, and was born September 12, 1877. He was a member of the Lutheran church at Hampton, and had been employed by the Bethlehem Steel company, along the Hanover-Carlisle highway. His wife, who before marriage was Marie Lee, preceded him in death. Surviving are two children, Mrs. George Peters, Baltimore, and Reuben Sipe, Hampton; three grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Frank Zartman, Hanover. Funeral Thursday morning with short services at the home at 10 o'clock and further services In the Lutheran church at Hampton. Burial in the Hampton cemetery. HIGH VOLTAGE WIRE BREAKS IN Y. SPRINGS A wire of the Metropolitan Edison company, carrying 4400 volts, broke Friday about 1 a. m. in from of Ihe residence of J. T. Hanlz on Ihe Hanover pike, just outside the York Springs limits. Mr. Hantz was reading, when he was startled by a terrific crash and a blinding burst of light which lit up the whole countryside. Upon Investigation, he found that earlier In the evening a limb of one of the large locust trees across from his house had been broken off and the weight had finally snapped the line. A car driven by Pvt. Shilllto, a young soldier from Dillsburg, was missed by a narrow margin. Some residents of York Springs arrived In time to aid Mr. Hantz In notifying the proper authorities. A repair crew was sent down from Gardners station and worked until 4 a. m. repairing the damage. ON PAT DAY - BUY BONDS WELLSVILLE Charles A. Grove transferred to Warren K. March and wife, a trad of land in Warrington township. Funeral services lor Mrs. Flora Alice Moore, wife of Joseph Moore were held Thursday from the residence Thursday. The Rev. J. R Schechterly, local Evangelical pastor, officiated. The pallbearers were Lewis Emig, O. H. Barnes. Melvin Harlacher and William Laughman Interment was made in Friends Meeting House cemetery. Patricia N., three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester H. Resh Wellsville R. 1, has been a patient in the West Side sanitarium, Wesi York, suffering with a fractured right ankle. The little girl was injured in a fall while at play. Sixteen members of the Wellsville- Rossville Boy Scout troop left for a week's stay at Camp Ganoga. Returning from important business on Saturday evening, Cletuf Wiley, R. D. 1, left his machine at his home, only to discover later that all the gasoline which he had bought prior to parking the automobile, had been stolen. Theta Wintermeyer, of near New Cumberland, has been spending some time with her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Wiley. Cleo L. Evans. Wellsville, was discharged as a patienl from the Carlisle hospital. YORK SPRINGS Latimore Valley Miss Nellie Gardner. York, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Gardner. The Rev. Lester Wcllivcr, former HarrisburR district superintendent of the Methodist churches, now living in Westminster, Md.. was a caller al Ihe home of Arlie Z. Morrell last week. Miss Marguerite Griest. of Hanover, spent, a few days at the home of her father, Peter Griest. Mrs. Helen Myers, a former resident of the Valley, bill now living with her sister, Mrs. James Spangler, in East Berlin, visited here. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Garretson, of Dillsburg, who formerly owned the Blaine Beamer farm, visited Mr. Beamer at Ihe farm. Mrs. Grayson Weigle and children spenl Saturday with her parents. Postmaster and Mrs. Charles M. Boyer, in York Springs. Oliver Lerew, who has been at Ihe home of his daughter, Mrs. Harvey Knaub, is spending some lime with his son, Harvey Lerew, in York Springs. CARD OF THANKS We sincerely thank our relatives and friends for Ihe flowers, cards and letters of sympathy received following the death of our sister and aunt. Miss Emma L. Wierman. SISTER AND NIECE. KROEHLER--Living Room Suites, 3 pieces, as tow as 199.50. LEINHARDT BROS., 33 Balto, St., Hanover, Wk» Hugh Caslle, manager and a partner of Ihe Klugh Lumber company, has purchased the entire interest of the company. He announces that lie will Rive to his customers the same quality of merchandise and service as heretofore. Mrs. Rebecca G. Herman, 45, half-sister of Chas. E. Lynes, Dills- ui'6, died in York. Mrs. Paul Sealover and infant daughter, Dillsburg R- 2, and Mrs. Eugene Nell and infant daughter, Dillsburg R 1. were discharged from he Carlisle hospital. John B. Wierman, son of Mr. arid rfrs. William Wierman, a graduate oi Ihe Dillsburg high .school, was raduated July 28 from the A. A. P. ·Hot school as a second lieutenant, md will wear the silver wings of a lying officer. Cpl. Bay B. Hess, having received an honorable discharge from the irmy at Keesler Field, Miss., is now employed at L. B. Smith's, at Camp Hill. Mr. and Mrs. George Livingston, Jr,. announce the birth of u son, ieorge Alfred. Mrs. Livingston is the former Miss Buelah King. A birthday dinner was served at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Stough, in honor of the former's birthday anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Lucas, Dillsburg R. D., announce the birth of a daughter at a Harrlsburg hospital Ju)y 22. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Rosenberger announce the birth of a daughtei at their home here, named Darlene May. Mrs. A. L. Winrman, who had been seriously ill for some time, show; improvement. Mrs. Leah Krout. now residing with her son, Edward, at Spring Grove, is improved and visited former neighbors here. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs Floyd Walker at the York hospital recently. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Nell, Dillsburg B. D. 1, announced the birtr of a son at the Carlisle hospital, recently. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson announced the birth of a daughter at I the York hospital. Mrs. Jackson was ' formerly Mary Ellen Gundrum. Mrs. Jackson is well known among the younger set, having attended high school In Dillsbiirg but now resides in York. Selected for training as a specialist in the U. S. Navy on the basis of a series of aptitude examinations given every bluejacket during his recruit training. Dean Charles Byers, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Byers, here, is now undergoing an intensive IC-weeks' course in the school for signalmen, at the Great Lakes. 111., service school of the U. S. naval training station. County school buses are to be inspected at the Dillsburg high school, Aug. 9. Mrs. Bair Knaub has been a patient in the Carlisle hospital. Howard Gelling has been advanced to Private First Class. He is now on maneuvers with an armored regiment, in Louisiana. Corporal Clair Baker is home from Chicago on furlough, while Private Kenneth Baker recently inducted, is at Camp Grant, 111. Letters of administration on the estate of FJizabeth E. Strayer, Dillsburg, have been granted to Elmer L. Strayer. Strayer brothers had public sale Saturday of personal property and real estate in the borough of Dillsburg. The sale was largely attended. Both real estate properties were sold to E. L. Strayer, the iirst for $3.230, the second for $3,190 and an antique cupboard was sold for $47. PFC Harry D. King, son of Robert, King. Dillsburg B. D., now a prisoner of the Japanese, has sent a message through the international Red Cross and war department, informing his people that he is well and safe in Japan. He says he has had no news from the family since Nov., 1941. King enlisted in the Army in 1940, he was reported missing in action after the fall of Corregidor, 1942, and was listed a prisoner in January of this year. A brother. Set. Robert King, has been serving in Hawaii. The Hobby Show, sponsored by the local Women's club Friday and Saturday was well attended. Among the numerous attractions was a replica of the Eiffel Tower seven feet high made by Sgt. Vernon Lehr with 30,000 tooth picks. Seventy-two classes of exhibits, dolls and toy furniture were shown by 42 persons. Mrs. W. L. Crawford and her committee arranged several scenes, including a lawn party and an interior to display the dolls and furniture. Dolls from India. Russia, Denmark and China were shown by Mrs. Williai* T. Swain. Mrs. Esther B. Dahr exhibited a costume 116 years old. A collection of bridle rosettes was entered by Joseph H. Smith. Carlisle. Mrs. James Spera showed pictures and place cards made of delicate shells from the Gulf of Mexico, and flowers and grape decorations modeled In Italian clay. The needlework exhibit included a luncheon cloth bearing the names of Dillsburg men in the service embroidered by Mrs. Marie NEWS EVENTS In response to a petition the court set bail for Ralph Bretzman, York Springs R. D. at $2,000. which was furnished. Bretzman had been a prisoner in the county jail here for a week on three serious charg.es. Mrs. Win. Dayton", York Springs R. 2. was admitted to ttie Warner hospital. Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Win. Trostle announce the birth of a daughter, July 29, at Randolph, Mass. A large group of blood donors from this district furnished their quota ·it the Blood Bank held in Gettysburg last week. The Marsden Gardners, of Philadelphia, were guests of their sister, Mrs. Mae Gardner, and the Edgar Gardners, also of t h a t city, visited CHURCH SERVICES York Sprints Lothenn Partah The Rev. Ralph W. Meckley, Pastor York Springs: Morning worship at 11 a. m.; Sunday school, Charles Relnecker, stipt., at 10 a. m. Chestnut Grove: Morning worship at 9:30 a. m.; Sunday school, Donald Ernst, supt., at 10:30 a. m. Lower Bermudian: Sunday school, Mrs. H. E. Menges, supt., at 9:30 Mr. and Mrs. William Shank, over the week-end. Mrs. Joseph Davlson, of Chambersburg R. D.. is visiting her mother, Mrs. George Bushey, York Springs R. D. Mr. Dayison Is recuperating from a serious illness. Mrs. N D. Star,ry and daughter, Kathrine, have been visiting another daughter, Arlene, in Trenton, N. J. Miss Lulu Hoopert, Gardners R. D., will be at the Mt. Olivet Camp Ground. Dillsburg, from August 1 to 15. Miss Hoopert has been a visitor at the camp ground each summer without a break for more than forty years. Mr. and Mrs. Legrand Lefever and three children, of Carlisle, were guests of Mr. anfl Mrs. William Weidner on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cashman,' York Springs R. D., are entertaining Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clausen and son, Robert, of New York. Mrs. Clausen is the former Ruth Cashman, of this place. Virginia A. Guise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jere B. Guise, left Wednesday for Atlantic City, N. J., where she will spend the summer in the employ of the Kohr Custard company. The fire company was called out about 7 o'clock Monday morning to extinguish a blaze at the wash house on the premises of Grover Smith in Huntlngton township. A fire had been built in the wash house to heat water for washing. The building burned to the ground. The efforts of the firemen were directed toward The Methodist Church The Rev. Earl N. Rowe, Minister York Springs: 9:30--Church school with the Methodist Youth Fellowship in charge. Esther Miller will act as superintendent. Mary Guise and Evelyn Topper will present reports of their week at the Dickinson Summer School of Christian Education. 6:15 Youth Fellowship meeting at the south end of the iigh school campus. Mrs. Grantas Hoopert will have charge of the devotions. The Rev. Paul D. Leedy. ettysburg Methodist minister, will discuss the theme: "How Shall I Use'My Bible?" All youth of the community are invited. 7:00 Community Vesper Service with the Rev. Paul D. Leedy as guest speaker. Church of God, near York Springs Rev. H. R. Rittenhouse,'Pastor Sunday school, 9 a. m.; Young People's service, 7 p. m.; evening service, 8 p. m. Prayer meeting very Thursday, 8 p. m. CrumUcb. New Chester Lutheran Charge The Rev. Elmer Drumm, pastor St. Paul's, "The Pines": Church worship at 9 a. m.; Sunday school at 10 a. m. St. Mark's, Heidlersburg: Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.; church worship at 10:30 a. m. St. John's, Hampton: Sunday school at 7 p. in.; worship service at 8 p. m. The Rev. C. W. Baker, Jr., of Duquesne, formerly of New Oxford, will be the minister in charge of all of the above services this Sunday. GARDNERS Mr. and Mrs. John Weigle, Gardners R. 1, announce the birth of daughter Saturday at Carlisle hospital. Mrs. Carrie E. Howe, Gardners, having purchased the Carrol Nailor saving a hog pen which was adjacent i property, Mt. Holly Springs, to the burning building. j moved into her new possession. The Mrs. Steele Stutchell has been ; Nailor family moved to Baltimore appointed to take the place of Mrs. Nancy Hemminger BollufleU, resigned, as teacher of English in the York Springs high school. Mrs. Sarah Jane Fahnestock, .80, sister of Mrs. Mervin Black, Mrs. Guile Showers and Jos. Cooley, of where Mr. Nailor is employed. First Sgt. Harold C. Miller. Gardners R. 1, is receiving his mail in care of the postmaster, San Francisco, Calif. . Mr. and Mrs. John Albert, of Gardners R. D., having recenlly Biglerville; Mrs. Jacob Gochenauer ! purchased what was known formerly and Crist Cooley, Aspers, and Mrs. ; as the Donnelly homestead In Mt. Edw. Bittinger, Bendersville, died in · Holly Springs, moved into the same Carlisle. Interment in Mt. Holly Springs cemetery. A York Springs resident was wakened at 3 a. m. Sunday by the on Friday. Velman Griest, Gardners, was admitted to the Carlisle hospital. Mrs. Fred Heller and Barbara ;lip-clop of hooves on the sidewalk Lou Slaybaugh, Gardners, were dis- in front of her house. Peering from charged as patients from the Warthe window she saw the silhouettes of two long-eared animals walking slowly down the streel, one on the sidewalk and one in the road. ner hospital, Gettysburg. The three sons of Mr. and Mrs. Keller Fanus, Gardners, are in the armed forces. Seaman Second Class The Latimore school board an- H. Fanus, USN, is stationed with nounces the appointment of teach- Solomons Branch, Washington, D. ers for the ensuing school year as D. pvt. Leon G. Fanus' address follows: State Road. Helen Hanr:; APO 960, c-o Postmaster, San Fran- Wolf ord's, Mrs. Wimbert Neely; Plainfield, Mrs. Clair Bricker; Blackberry, Mrs. Lillian Starry; Harbold's," N. D. Starry; Two Churches, Mrs. Margaret Franquist. The schools will open the last week in August. At the regular meeting of the York Springs town council Monday evening the resignation of Mrs. Edgar Wolf as secretary-treasurer was accepted and Carl Prosser was elected secretary and Stanley Guise, treasurer. Two new members of council, Harvey Lerew and J. B. Guise, were appointed to take the place of R. C. Kennedy and Stewart Grove, removed from the borough. The York Springs Community Vesper service will be held at 7 p. m this Sunday on the high school campus. The Rev. Paul D. Leedy, pastor of the Methodist church, Gettysburg, will be the guest speaker. Paul Trump will preside at the service, and Dorothy Bream will have charge of the devotions. Special music will be rendered by a male quartet. About 140 persons attended last week's Vesper service. This response is most encouraging. Come and bring your friends. The annual picnic of the York Springs fire company, held Thursday. Friday and Saturday, was a great success. Huge crowds attended each evening. Thursday evening the gross receipts exceeded $585; Friday evening $813, and Saturday evening $1,587. Total net revenue will be computed at a meel- ing of tiie committee to be held this evening. Special commendalion is to be given to the newly organized Ladles Auxiliary which had charge of Ihe kitchen and dining room. Hundreds of people were served with- oul confusion over the three-day period under the able direction of the Auxiliary president. Mrs. R. L. Plttenturf. on Pan J) Cisco, Calif. Pvt. Russell K. Fanus is en route to a new stalion from Camp Howze, Texas. 2 C l a s s i f Changed; 2 Sustained Two classifications given by Ihe New Oxford Selective Service Board were upheld and two classifications were changed in decisions of the state board of appeals announced Friday. Kenneth Arnold Roosevelt Laughman, Hanover R. 3, and Frank Herman Wall, East Berlin R. 1, were continued in 1A while Ralph Eugene Grove, Dillsburg was classified as for six months and Woodrow Wilson Riffle, Akron, Ohio, was placed in 2B for six months by the board appeals. All of the men had been given 1A classifications by the New Oxford board. RECEPTION IS HELD FOR NEW MINISTER A reception was held Wednesday evening for the Rev. Ralph W. Meckley, who has just assumed charge of the York Springs Lutheran parish. Those who spoke were Ihe retiring pastor. Dr. A. A. Kelly, and his wife, who attended the function from Geltysburg; the Rev. Earl N. Rowe, Professor Roy Starry, and two of Ihe church council, Lloyd Keefer and Charles Relnecker. The devotions were led by Dr. Kelly, A musical program followed. Clifford Snyder sang a solo and Anna Jean and Virginia Hershey played a piano duet. Refreshments were served. Sale Register Aug. 14-Mrs. Ella O. Jones, on* mile west of ROHYtlk; valuable farm of 110 sens, with fine buildings. August 21, Mfj.JuMaL.Ktth/. Twk 0tfinp; hMNlMM foots, Hd NEWSPAPER!

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