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THE GETTYSBURG TIMES. VoL XL No. 300. Gettysburg, Pa^ Friday, October, 17th, 1913- Price Two CcaU. SE5 OflY FfMIIfi ! For lady bringing finest bouquet of flowers-pair "Queen Quality" Shoes. For man bringing finest half peck display apples--pair "Walk-Over" Shoes. For father whoes sons total weight is the most, a "Lamson and Hubbard" Hat (Scales will be provided and weighing must be done at the store.) E,cKert's Store "On The Square" WALTER'S THEATRE FARMERS' DAY EXHIBITS HERE TWO PRISONERS OUT ON PAROLE FORMER COUNTY FIRST HUNTING RESIDENTS DEAD ACCIDENT NEWS Early Contestants Place their Ex--Two Men Sentenced from Adams James Smith, Formerly of Butler; Hunter is Shot in the Leg by a Youth binits in Vaiious Places of Business Every Arrangement Made for the Big Event County to the Eastern Pemtenti-! ary are Given their Freedom! under Recent Act of Assembly. The early exhibitors for Farmers' j Day premiums started coming in this morning and by nightfall many of the prize products of Adams County's farms, orchards, gai dens, and kitchens will be in the various business places ready for Gettysburg's second annual one-day fair. Many of the county people desiring to pat things on exhibition, and nor. Two Eastern Penitentiary convicts, I sent to that institution from Adams County, secured their freedom on Thursday vrith 108 other prisoners, in the biggest jail delivery in one day in the history of Pennsylvania. The prisoners from this county benefiting by the provisions of a recent act are John H. Keener, sentenced on December 4, 1911, to not less than . GREATEST OF ALL POPULAR-PRICE VAUDEVILLE ATTRACTIONS BRISTOL'S E Q U I N E W O N D E R S Swishing- to come to. town early enough j 15 months or more than 5 years; and THE BKJGEST AND BEST HORSE, POXY AND MULE EXHIBITION IN Jon Saturday to get them on" display j John J - O'Xeill, sentenced November THE WOULD before nine o'clock, chose to come'ie a 110. 1910. to not less than nine months 15 BEAUTIFUL COLLEGE EDUCATED ANIMALS 15 day early and their forethought was! «r more than three years. Elegant- Stage Equipment and Paraphernalia. Special Five People Travel with the Organisation. rrof. Bristol will give two shows tonisbt.Firstshovv S o'clock.second show i; o'clock PICTURE PROGRAJL TONI3GT t REELS SPECIAL 4 REELS THE REPORTER'S COURAGE Camrnet Drama THE TELL PALE LIGHT £y.-=tone Comedy with Mabel NormamL AX ERRAND OF 1IERCY Thanhouser Drama THE FORGER SPY American A tale of great daring and replete with tense and. thrillin$r situations. Show starts O.-Jo Admission Children -5c. Adults lOc. P H O T O P L A Y KALEM LUBIX ESSAXAY THE SMUGGLER Kaletn "While at sea a detective find; a peculiar clue which enables biru to convict a en u gler. JIMJ3 REWARD Lubin Two'men love the same girl ami after she married one she repents w hen he turns put to be a gambler an-1 a drunkard. The other goes west and in "later vears is found by the girl after the husband is de id. THE TWO RANCHMES Essanay These neighbors have trouble oxer an opening in the fence, thorugh which chickens beioafdng to one geK into th** other's garden. The womta have a hair pulling time over it. The men each star for the sheriff. COMING. T\VO REEL SELIG- "A CHANGE IN ADMINISTRATION TO-MOKROVv" FARMER'S DAY. Show open afternoon. Different pictures afte-- aoon from f\enin^r. While th°y List tomorrow, with each ticket will be sivea a piexniv of a ;nvorite p " welcomed by business people who j Keener was a veteran of the Civil wanted to take a little time to arrange j War a - nd ' cfae facc that fce was in a 00 * 1 their exhibits with some care. The i standing in his Grand Army post, that great majority, however, will not be! he presented letters from his employ- AUTUMN HUNTING For new styles in suite and over-roars }ia= bepnn now. but the man who is fortunate enongb to be a patron of The QatlityShop knows that he need not seek any further. Onr handsome and elegant fabrics are axraitimr your choice and. onr fyles are up-to-the-aiinute and we will n., and finish yonr oaint :n a manner at can only be ?;one when you have it made by Will M. Selligman, Cash Tailor. There Are many convincing arguments that might be presented as to the superiority OF Lippy Made^CIothes ~ ~ but we know of none so conclusive as the reSned appearance of the_ clothes themselves. There Is beauty in every line and quality in every stitch and fibre. J. D. Llppy Tailor ^ ve a special fine line of the Anderson rain coats i SOUVENIRS FOR EVERYBODY Day Sat. Oct. 18th SPECIAL PRICES on almost everything Double trading stamps on Cash purchases Premiums $5.00 Ladies Hand Bag for qt Largest LimaJBeans 5-00 Brass Jardinier for qt smallest '" Be sure and stop at the weH known People's Drag Store here until Saturday morning: and all will be received until nine o'clock or even later if the judges do not start work promptly. To insure c fair show at the premiums, everything should be in at the hour nametl. The work .of secuizng judges has been no easy task, for many of the persons asked to officiate in this capacity state that they will be competing for premiums themselves while others say their friends will be after some of the many prizes and they Co not wis:. to be accused of favoritism. The work I of judging will be divided into the various departments outlined" in the published lisz of premiums and separate committees will judge the fruits. grains, fancy work, cakes e'ic. Experts in every line vdll be on hand and their decisions should prove highly satisfactory. Prof- Bristol's horse and pony show arrived here from Fredericksburg.' Virginia, on Thursday evening at 6:58 and vrill have a good rest before taken on the streets for ths rwo exhibitions Farmers' Day, The committee has had a big task on its hands to get the various details of Farmers' Day all attended to in thfc required time but they have succeeded | very weil. A number of the business insVitutions of town, the hotels and business places have contributed substantial sums to the necessary expenses of the day. the securing of music and special attractions. The committee in charge of the automobile parade reports interest not i only among the "town motor enthusiasts but that a number of county people have signified their intention of going along. The parade will form promptly at four o'clock - on Springs avenue. All entrants are asked to be there promptly and it v/ill aid ma'ceri- ally if those intending to participate will notify Charles S. Butt or George E- Haranan of such intention before noon on Saturday so that the general make-up of the parade may be decided upon. The prizes that have been offered are sufficiently large to make the decoration of the cars "worth -while. A number of places in town will have Saturday as a half holiday. The decision of the furniture companies to give "che afternoon to ail employees was stated several di.ys ago and some of the smaller industrial establishments have taken similar action since then. The Gettysburg Times will be :s- sned at noon. The babies congesting for the prize at the Cleveland store are to be taken there between the hours of two and three o'clock Saturday afternoon. 2rs telling of faithful service and that he was suffering from vreak eyes se- :cred him a lighter sentence than woald otherwise have been the case. He '.vas charged with receiveing a :eam stolen from Liveryman Flem- ·ning of Xew Oxford- O'Xeill, at the time of his sentence, 7ras a hobo and was charged with stealing pigeons in ilcSherrystown- He claimed that he was drank at the :ime "tne offense was committed and 55d not know what he had done. The penitentiary authorities have been engaged for some time in mak- 'ng up the list of those who are elig- ble. with a view to recommending the -elease of Ihe good ones and refusing to recommend those vihcse behavior vvouid not warrant it- This list was ·ubrnitted to the Board of Pardons and he nndings of the insoectors annrov- ed. A number of others in addition to he 110 were eligible to parele bat heir conduct was suck - that the Inspectors declined, to recommend them. Township, Dies in Florida. Another County Man Dies in Indiana. Miss Timrains Dead. IRA J. MILLER Gunning for Squirrels. First Mishap of the Season Other Accidents Reported. EHas Sterner, living near Bittinger, af- Ira J. Miller, a former Adams Conn- j me t with an accident Wednesday ty man, died at his late home in Eern- j ternoon while hunting squirrels on the ington, Indiana, Wednesday, at 2 p. j Pigeon Hills. While hunting squirm., after an illness of several months | re l s George Garnitz,of Hanover, about from diabetes, aged about 44 years. 1 18 years of age, shot at one which was He was a son of the late John Miller j on the ground, and in the direction in j " a " erected, for S2500, and the family and was born and reared in Adams J which Mr. Sterner stood. j expect to return to Xew Oxford and County. He went West about 25 years i Five shot lodged in his left hand and ! make tJieir future home here, ago and engaged in farming. one in his left teg. While the injury in j ilrs - Ann Smith spent the past week Indiana; his, the hand is painful, no serious result! v -" ilh friends aE York. Her daughter- LETTERS FROM COUNTY TOWNS Correspondents send in Many Items of Interesting Hews] from their Respective Towns. Personals and Many Brief Hems. NEW OXFORD New Oxford--Mrs- C. E. McGrafl, of Biglerville, spent a few days at the home of her sister, Mrs. Calvin Miller. Mr. MeGrail has sold his new brick Mr. Miller married in \vife survives, with two and Harley. His mother, Miller, of Sell's Station; ers, George W. Miller A. Miller, of Hanover; house in BiglerviHe, which he recently sons, Floyd i j s anticipated unless blood poison fol- Mrs. Lydia lows. Dr~ J. H. Bfttinger -v iour broth- · moned and gave the wounds and Harry ' essarv medical attention. John T. | as sum- the nec- A few days ago, Urban, son of Mr. Lem- | Junction, met with a panful accident.) Mrs. » Tne vo*inp- m^n \vV»n i^ nHm»r "155 v?emT i Miller, of Canada; V. J. Miller, of | and Mrs. James A. Sraub. of Berlin Sell's Station; t\vo sisters, Mrs. uel Gall, of Spray Beach, and Lee Palmer, of Hanover, also survive. Funeral Friday, Oct. 17; interment near his home- in-Iaw, Mrs- Pius Smith, and two children, are also spending a few days in that city. Mrs. J. J. "Weaver and four sons visited recently at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Bower. Miss Mary Smith is spending a few j The young man, who is about IS years j v -' eeks ac the home of her sister, Mrs. of ae i ' E - w - ^oNer* J n Haerstown. JAMES C. SMITH James Crickton Smith died at his home in Ortega, Florida. Monday morning after a short illness from apoplexy, aged about 64 years. He was a son of the late Dr. Smith of age, is employed at his father's brick-yard, at the Junction, and was in Hagerstown. Ammon Bupp, telegraph operator remox-ing a bundle of iron pallets from ac tfie Ioca ' office, and Mrs. Bupp left the rack, when they fell and struck j Sun day morning to spend a three him on the right leg, breaking large boce between the knee ankle. the wee * c s" v acation with friends in Ohio and EAST BERLIN East Berlin--Donald Mummert. of and wife, of Butler township. He and j Karrisburg. formerly of East" Berlin ais family moved to Florida twenty ) a s - mdent ar T _ f - r p r ., IlMr , ' LARGEST PRACTICE IN ADAMS COUNTY. THE UP-TO-DATE VETERINARIAN, QUICK SERVICE- BELL AND LOCAL TELEPHONES. DAY AND NIGHT CALLS DR.E. D. HUDSON, CORNER THIRD AND HANOVER STREETS, GETTYSBURG, PA. OLD'FSHIOND MOLASSES TAFFY Almond Taffy, Scents ifaL. .Bntteruut Taffy, 50 cents IK., Peanut Taffy.J*} cents !b;; iPeaKut 'Brittle. rt 10 : cents'1b.. Tee Cream Taffies, 10 cents lb.--Fresh at- GETTYSBURG CANDY KITCHEN RUNKPECKMAN'S REALTY REPORT FOR SALE--9 room, frame, tin ar.d shingle roof house with front and rear porch, hot water heat, range, bath, hot and cold water, front and side entrance, side yard and small front yard, hot and cold water in cellar, plot 40 x 180 feet. This house is desirably 1 seated and the price is $2800. 260 acres gravel and creek meadow land with plenty of wood and timber, running water through 70 acres of pascure, balance excellent farm land, level and productive, 150 bearing app le trees, 8 room brick house, wash house and outkitchen, phone and wate r system throughout, bank barn 45 x 75 with large straw sheds over yard, silo, 60 foot hog pen and other buildings all in excellent condition, fine tenant house on farm, % mile frojm R. R. Station and 5 miles from Gettysburg. Let us take you to see this good stock and grain farm. KUNK PECKMAN, Rer.1 Estate, Masonic Building, Gettysburg, Pcnna. HERSHEY--JOHNS Daughter of Mr. and 3Irs- S. L- Johns Married on Wednesday. At the Cathedral rectory. Harrisburg, October I-5th. Miss Mary Celia daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Johns,of Blue Gables, was married to Herbert C- Hershey, of Hanover, by Rev. A. L, Readier, pastor of St Mary's Catholic church, McSherrys- towrs. The ceremony was witnessed by Dr. Theron Hickey and Miss Corinne Cecilia Johns, sister of the bride. Immediately after the~ceremony, Mr. and Mrs- Hershey left for a trip through the South. NOTICE: due to running out of cans and being overstocked with apples we cannot receive any more apples until next Tuesday morning at our BiglerviHe plant. Musselman Canning Co.--advertisement 1 nine years ago, where he was engaged n the orange grove business. He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Serepta Reary, of Biglerville. oefore marriage, and five children as follows. Mrs. George Saunders. of Sjssimee, Florida; Mrs. Edward Eames. of St. Cloud. Florida; Mrs. harles Pipiar. of Pomona. Florida; Lee TV. Smith, of Tampa. Florida: and Arthur, at home. Two sisters also survive, Mrs. T. T. Tate, of Gettysburg; Mrs. Simpson, of Baltimore. "W. A- Reary, of Biglerville. is his father-in- law. CASHTOWN Cashtovm--On Sunday the people of .his section witnessed the funeral of Sir. John Ketterman who was well .cnown and well liked by all. Xot only die community at large will miss him out he will be missed in the church and Sunday School room where you could see him every vreek. He had a large class and was always prepared to explain the lesson. The funerar was attended by about 600 people ana through this means we extend oar deepest sympa'chy to the bereaved family. Mrs. Lewis Carbaugh, who met with quite a severe driving accident on Sat- jrday, Oct. 4. is. we are very giad to ;ay. improving but is not yet able to eave her bed. She received manv ugly bruises over her faoCy with a bad :ut on the back of the head- Mr, and Mrs. M. F. Carbangh. o BIglerriile. Mrs. L. E. Carbaugh ana sons. Harold and Floyd, of near Fair- neld. spent Sunday with Mr. Car- augh"s parents in this place. C. B. Hartman and family, of Get- ysburg, spent Sunday with his brother. John M. Hartman. ia this place. Dorsev Martz. wife and child, and Robert Currens. of Gettysburg, speni Sunday at the home of G- J. Martz on High street- Mrs. A. D. Henry, who received a very painful fall about two weeks ago. s improving and. it is hoped, -will be .ble to be around soon. Mr. and Mrs. -John H. Yeaple. of his place, spent last week with reia- ives in York and took in the fair. 3aite a number of others from oar own visited the fair. Misses Alice Sheely and Maud C. Mickley. of this place, recently spent some time in Philadelphia with Miss Sheely's sister. Mrs. C. A. Stock- sieger. Lasr week -John Hartman took in the World's Series in Philadelphia. MISS AGNES TIMMINS Miss Agnes Timmins. daughter of Mrs. F. H. Timmins. died at nine o'clock Thursday evening at her home near Irishtown from tuberculosis, aged 28 years. She leaves her mother, two sisters and a brother, Mrs. Fieshman, of near New Oxford: Miss Edna Timmins, at home; ar.d Harvey Timmins, of Minneapolis. Funeral Monday morning at nine o'clock from Conewago Chapel. s'cudent at Lafayette College was accepted as a candidate for the ministry. He graduated at the East Berlin High School in 1910 and since then has gone to Dickinson College and Harrisburg High School, graduating from the latter school last June. Dr. D. L. Baker, of Baltimore, arrived in town Saturday and was conveyed by livery to the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Paxton, near York Springs, where he will spend some time. Later he will return to East Berlin to do some fishing. Mr. and ?.Irs. Albert Myers, of near York Springs, were in town on Saturday. Joseph Deardorff and mother, of j the Barrens, visited Hie latter "s brother, Lewis Detter, on Thursday. Paul Eisenhart and wife, Mr. Witman and wife, of Thomasville, Sun- dayed at the home of Franklin Eisenhart and wife. Curtis Detter and wife and John Hollinger and family. York, were visiting friends here Sunday. Samuel Kling and Elda Nitchman and Mrs. Jennie Urich visited the latter's son. Lee Urich. and family at Hanover Sunday. Mrs. Adam Kimmel and Mrs. Curtis Butt, of Bowlder, visited in town on Sundav. and Illinois. Mr. Hamm, of Hanover, takes Mr. Bupp's place during his absence. George Hummer and wife are spending some time at Sheldon, 111., and ' other places- Miss Marie Harner, of Littlestown, spent Sunday with Miss Ruth Keefer, who has charge of Miss Ruth Wolfe's millinery establishment, in the Klingel building. Spencer Myers, wife and children, of Roslyn, Md., spent Sunday with parents and friends in town, making the trip by auto. Mrs. I. H. Lingg, of Emmitsburg, who has been visfring friends in town and vicinity, returned to her home on Monday evening. Charles W. Cook, of Sparrow's-Point, spent Friday at the home of his mother, Mrs. Louisa Cook. P. G. Breighner and wife, of Gettysburg, spent Sunday with friends in. town. ?Iiss Emma Swamley, trained nurse, of the. City Hospital, Harrisburg, spent the past week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Swam- ley. West High street. j B- Barker, and her grandmotner,^Hrs. William Sunday and daughter. Miss j EIiza ilil!er Sallie. spent part of last week in I A mama S e was issued last York as guests of his daughter. Mrs. ! " lveek ' at "Westminster, to Harry S. " JUST received this week a number 3f new tailored st:it- All sizes up to 13. All colors, variety of styles. Special values $12.50. Slo.OO. §16.50 \nd S20.00. G. W. Weaver and Son.-- idvertisement ; Sl.OO souvenir plate with every dol- "ar purchase or newspaper subscription or payment of bill for tha't amount or more on Saturday. Farmers' Day. Stallsmith's News Stand. See our special window.--advertisement 1 FALRFLELD Fairneld--Guy B. King has gone to England where he will attend Oxford University. Mrs. Flora Brinkeriiofr has gone to Birmingham. Alabama, where she will spend some time with her daughter, Mrs- Jack Seal. Dr. J. E. Glenn is having his concreted and he is also having concrete walks laid. i -\ T ,. -, , r T ,_ , _ _ ,, . , . . .- . , ! -ir. and Mrs. James Nelson, after a P. S. HarDausii is Tjaintmsr the nous* i 5 * - - j. T. - -.* · r,- . V - i i P lea sant visit to their aunt, Mrs. Gil-' I James Bisnot on Centennial street. hoi _ -. r .._ .. , , ,, . , ' ! TT ^_«_JL /, ^ .-, t bert Mjers. and other iriends here" LITTLESTOWN Littlestown--Miss Annie Yount returned to her home Thursday, after having spent several weeks in York with the family of her sister, Mrs. George Welsh- Miss Mildred Miller, of Philadelphia, is visiting at the home of her uncle, G. Ira Slaybaugn, and husband. John Hartley, York, and Tros£le .- son of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. L. Trostle ' near town ' and iliss Esther II -- ^·«»*« --.M.A *.*!-_» y A vi cvj, =.iiu iiOv\3Tu i ce - lar i Hartley, Gettysburg, visited their sis-'. iL Woife? of Eingsdale. some I ters here on Sunday. left for their home in Hope, They also took in Gettysburg, Pen Mar. and Nias^ra Falls. riarr\ Gallagher and family spent Sunday and Monday with relatives at Hanover and Edge Grove- Miss Ethel Spaldintr and Mrs. Florence Keiser. of Baltimore, are visiting j among: friends here. I Prof. H. M. Roth visited the town ] Three Ministers Ordained END OF SYNOD Session of Synod- schools on Monday. J. Harry Pecher v;as one of an auto- ! mobile party that visited Harrisburg j The meeting of the West Pennsyl- and York iast Wednesday and Thurs- j x-ania Lutheran Synod came to a close I on Thursday evening with the ordina- cay. Edward Gelback. of Unian Bridge, Md- is spending a week with relatives. Harry O. Myers has buKi a kitchen and wash house at his property near tO"vrTs_ Jacob Masselman is having a heating system put in h:s house- three yoan Eev. Mr. Shir.dier. ministers were ordained,. ference. Miss Anna McCall has accepted a position as stenographer for Hon. William McSherry. Gettysburg. She entered upon her new duties last Mon- Kan =; ! day morning. Mrs. M. E. Comer moved from the Mrs. Lydia Sheely residence on Lumber street into her home OR Xorth Queen street, which she purchased some time ago. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar A. Crouse and daughter, MereSd. and Miss Evangeline Seiber. of Gettysburg, visited at the home of the former's mother, Mrs, Sarah Crouse, last Sunday. Israel Crouse raised a sweet potato that weighed 4 pounds and 2 ounces " circuni- at Closing tion sen-ice. Rev. George X. Lauffer. of Xewvilie. preached the sermon, and; and measured 20^ inches in Rev. Mr. Hench j Rev. Dr. Weigie. of Camp Hill. and Rev. Gay McCarney. Two were Cumberland county, conducted the re-licensed for one year, Stein and Rev. Mr. Ely. XEW USE Rev. Mr. i prayer-meeting services ir. St. Paul's | last Wednesday evening, and was per- J sonally greeted bv a number of his MARRIAGE LICENSES | old parishioners. ~ Use Village Baslile as Temporary | Clerks of the Courts Olinger on following mar- and ? HOUSE for rent, contains 11 room's. No. 127 S. Washington street--advertisement i WE have for sale a choice lot of nursery stock in all leading varieties, propagated from bearing trees, Boyer Brothers, Arendtsville, Pa.--advertisement 1 Lodging Place i Thursday issued the friage licenses: The town Sock-up was turned into a ! Clayton E. Kramrine, blessing in disguise on Thursday even- · Ethel May Shatter, both of York, ing when it was voluntarily used by j Frank Bishop, of Menallen town-1 four young men as a place to sleep and j s hip, and Miss Laura Raifensperger,' kean out o f the chilly night air. Fitted | o f town. up wi'th a small gas stove, a bucket of i water and boards on which to sleep, the place is not altogether uninviting =;P chilly nights. TAG DAY Will Endeavor to Raise Music Fund for~the~PubIuT Schools. WAXTED: man to tend open oysters. Apply at Times Office.-advertisement 1 OX Friday. October 24th I will sell at the Administrator's sale on the j Carbaugh place, one big grey horse. 15 s years old. Works wherever hitched, bar and gentle and a good leader. D, W Woods.--advertisement 1 LOST: six inch folding key. Reward Times Office.--advertisement 1 BELL boy Eagle Hotel.- wanted. Call at -advertisement once. 1 LOST: bunch of keys. One dollar reward at Times office.--advertisement WAXTED at once: colored porter to work in the bar. Apply Eagle Ho'cel. --advertisement' 1 On Saturday "persons interested in the new music course in the public schools of town will endeavor to meet the expenses by selling tags. The sales will be in charge of pupils and the people of town will have an opportunity to purchase these tags at Sve cents each or as much more as they mar wish to contribute. SPECIAL for Fanners' Day: boys' 50 cent leather gloves, 35 cents; men's 50 cent leather gloves, 40 cents; men's .75 and $1.00 gloves, 6 cents, 10 cent canvas gloves. 5 cents per pair. Gettysburg Department Store.--advertisement 1

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