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V . S THE GETTYSBURG TIMES. VoL XII. Xo. 70. Gettysburg, Pa, Monday, December 22nd,. 1913- Price Two Cent*. WE HAVE CHRISTMAS G I F T S i (ALL ARTICLES . . . FOE - - . MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN Am! o»r LARGE ADVERTISEMENT on the last page may help you decide. - - SCBJECT TO EXCHANGE, OR MONEY REFUNDED AFTER X-.MAS) BILL FOR LARGE PEACE MEMORIAL FATALLY HURT BY FALLING TIMBER Bill fn'.roduced in the House of Rep-] Clayton Blocher, Bendersville Man, resentatives Asking for Half a j Million to Erect Peace Memorial j at Gettysburg, j Killed in Harrisburg when Struck on the Head by Heavy Piece of sr. Funeral Tuesday. The creation of the Gettysburg} Struck by a hea\y plank which fell Peace Memorial Commission, charged j from the third story of a building in with the duty of determining and pro- j Harrisburg to the firs; floor where he ECKERTS STORE, "Q* the Square" curing a suitable location'and the erection thereon of a memorial on the ceatly of Clayton Bendersville, Blocher, died in re- the WALTER'S THEATRE PATUEPLAY SELIG YITAGKAl'H SALYATION SAL Yitasrraph Draiaa Her Reform is genuine, bsrLo-.fc is constant, they stand the test, ail til work together for good. Featuring Myrtle Ganzales and George Cooper. THE SECRET TREASURE Patlsepiav Patheplay Mexican Story. BUMPS AND YTILL1E Seli" The Amusing nrst Adventure of avo Professional Beggars. Show starts 6:30. . Admission 5 cents. THE GARDEN AUDITORIUM Skatinjj Wednesday and Saturday. Daacinjr. College Orchestra. Everv Thursdav. P H O T O P L A Y Gettysburg battlefield to commemor- ! Harrisburg hospital a short time after ate the reunion of the Union and Con- j the accident occurred, federate veterans here last July, was j Mr. Blocher was in the employ of proposed in a bill introduced Saturday j M. H. Gettys, a Harrisburg contractor, bv Representative Sherley, of Ken-! and was Joing some carpentering tUCKV- The bill directs that the Commission work on "the first floor of a building under construction at Woodbine and shall comprise the Secretary of War, Green street. He had been at work John P. Nicholson, chairman of the i but a short time after his noon meal Gettysburg National Military Park I when a heavy plank came crashing BIOGRAPH Y1TAGRAPH "ESSANAY THEINFLUENCE OF IHE UNKNOWN Biograph A young revenue officer, in order to catch borne moonshiners, pretends that he Is one or them. They get on to him and he is only saved by the timely Intervention 01 s. youa^ girl. EXTREMITIES YItasraph Comedy " A comedy acted only with the hands an! feet. With Maurice Costello. SCENE3 IN SINGAPORE...' Yiragraph . FOR OLD TLME'S SAKE Essanay I ed that some lasting memorial in She dismisses her old lover when she discovers that he is a thief and take? j conHnemcration of the great cele- up with a new one whom she marries, and they are [later robbed by her | hration shouid be erected. J» _ * . T T - r - L T"*_ T_ "X*" ~T 1- -- : "" " That the bill will pass and the memorial be erected seems to be most down from the third floor and, before Mr. Blocher had a chance to gee out of the way. had struck him on the head with terrific force. It was at once Commission, and Andrew Cowan, EH Torrance, John C. Black and Thomas S. Hopkins, representing the Union j veterans, ard former Secretary of the Navy Hilary A. Herbert, William | seen that he was seriously hurt and an Hodges Mann. E. McEver Law and A. ambulance from the Harrisburg hos- J. West, representing the Confederate! pits! was summoned. At that institution it xvas found that the skull had been fractured and the injured man lingered for only a few hours before WILL SAFEGOARD LOCAL FACTORY Reaser Furniture Company Installed Automatic Water System for Fire Fighting Purposes. Latest Improved Device for Protection. Protecting the factory of the Reaser Furniture Company and all other buildings in that immediate vicinity an automatic sprinkler system is now in course of installation at a cost of §8000. The system is being installed PERSONAL NOTES AND BRIEF ITEMS Paragraphs of News Telling of Hie Happenings in and about Toxa. People Visiting Here and Those! Sojourning Elsewhere. NEW AUTO LAW SOON IN EFFECT Provisions of New Law GntnMf Motor Driving Vehicles w9 Prm of Interest and Importance to Local Owners. Mrs. L. Dow Ott, of Baltimore street, has gone to Altoona where Rev. Mr. Ot": will jo5a-her later in the week. Miss Margaret Bream has returned 10 her home on Seminary Ridge after visit of several weeks with friends veterans- The bii! would provide an appropriation of $500.000 for the me- rcorisL The movement is a direct outgrowth death followed, of the great anniversary here last Mr. Blccher moved to July. When the arrangements for that event "s-ere in nrogress it was the r!an by 'the Automotic Sprinkler Company, | a of America, with ofnces in New York \ in Philadelphia. City. | Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Eisenberg, of It will provide for flooding with j East Middle street, have gone to Alwater at any point in the factory and {toona to spend the Christmas ho!:is so complete that every square foot | days. of floor space is covered by its supply. ] Mrs. Raymond Mentzer and daugh- A temperature of 120 degrees at once! ter, of Detroit, Mich., are visiting at releases the water and a fire occurring j the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. when no one is about the plant will be j Wilson on East Middle street for sev- met immediately by the rapid Sow of j cral weeks. water from the many pipes. Only the [ Miss Emma Bailey, of Ardmore, is portion of the factory in -which the j at her home on North Washington fire is burning will be affected, the' street for a visic during the holidays. A new automobile law, which is of interest to the local autoists, becomes effective January 1, all other c«rts inconsistent therewith being: repealed mt that time. For instance, in case a car is sold, another certificate may be obtained by the payment of ?!, providing the machine is of equal or less horsepower than the old one, or the difference bs- tween the old one and the new is of ' greater horsepower. For motorcycle the registration fee will be §3, and for automobiles as follows: Up to 20 horsepower, So; from 20 to 35 horsepower, $5; from, 35 to 50 horsepower, $15; from 50 horsepower up, ?20. There are special fees for solid tired motor %-ehicles and traction engines. The- tag must be plainly displayed and sprinkling system not being affected j Miss Elsie Gerlach, who is a mem- j illuminated at night and be parallel exceot where the temperature reached the height required the pipes. To supply this system, a has 1 ber of the faculty at Irving College, is [ to the axle. If the tag is lost the owner has a week to obtain a new one and par- to ooen i spending the holidays with^ her \ ents. on Chambersburg street, tank of! Harold Scorer, of Philadelphia, Harrisburg from Bendersvilie about one year ago. He leaves his second wife who, before to lay the cornerstone of a peace mem- i marriage, was Mrs. Bushey, and five oria! on July four'ch but, for some reason, that project never materialized. Fired with enthusiasm over the success of the anniversary, a number of the veterans rearmed home determin- first lover. With Francis X. Bushman. TOMORKUW NIGHT-5?e-jial in zwo reels--"HOME S'tVEET HOME"--Lub : n j A pucc^fc*fal :nm aal iiis wife waatad his fat:«er *u«l mother t£ live with, them. Tac ol j lum* was =nl~i. so was the furniture and the osd horse, and into toxra they move L Ho»v aacomortabli and rnhappj ihey were, but they got tverythoisr aok Show Starts 6:15. ~ Admission 5c to all. For Your Christmas Clothes probable in view of the interest being- taken in it. the country over, and Gettysburg- is likely to secure a memorial "far more imposing than any now on the field- _ _ - OLD DEED Parchment Deed for Adams County Farm 123 Years Old- children of his first wife. Chandler Blocher.-" of Bendersville; Edward Blocher, of Biglerviile; Mrs. Henry Crum, of Bendersviile: Miss Anna Blocher an3 George Blccber. at home in Harnsbarg. He also leaves his irazher and step mother. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Blocher, of near Bendersville. One sister survives, Mrs. Wierman, of Benders-villa. The body will be brought to ( Bendersville station at 8:41 Tuesday morning and services "Kill follow immediately in the Methodist church -it Bendersville. Interment in Benders- vilje cemetery. ITriends and relatives will accept this as notice of the funeral. al]y fins in cheviots and worsteds of most 'taking patterns and wes'ves. i: c K M at K O D A K S F I L M S C A R D S P A P E R S Even-thing needed by the Amateur Photographer our entire stock :s of the starda.nl E a^s t m a n M a k e Direct from the factorV. ALWAYS FRESH. Careful attention to the development of films. Ma3 and Pfaone Orders Given Careful Attention. H U B E R ' S D R U G S T O R E H. HUBER, Drasgist. SELIGMAN, the leading i^.:Ior. -sill j Ex-County Commissioner Samuel A. afford you the most satisiE.ct:or.. Our 1 Buhrman. of Rouzerville. r.ear Way- stock of Winter fabrics is exception- I nesboro, has in his possession an old parchment deed that is very well preserved, and the ink on -which is as i legible and really bright as when I first -written. The deed was made July 2. 1790, and was for a Tract of 1-51 acres of land in the township «f Ham- iitons Bann, York county (now Adams county). The deed was made fay . Reynolds Ramsey and ''Noamy' 1 . his ' j wife, to William London, of the same township- The price paid by Mr. Loudon for the land was §2.000- The farm has for years been known as the My| ers farm, and is in a high state of cultivation- The .Quality Shop WILL M. SELIG1IAN The Cash Tailor THEATRE CHANGE John Raymond to Take Charge of Walter's Theatre. January First- 50,000 gallons capacity is in course of j spent the past few days with friends erection on top of a seventy foot steel i i n town. structure, giving ample now and pres-1 Mrs. Harry Stine, of Baltimore sure not only for the sprinkler appar- j street, is spending the holidays with atus but for the four large fire plugs | her daughter, Mrs. Oliver o- Trone, in which have been put in position about! Hanover. the plant for exterior use. All the j Charles E. Swisher attended a oipes are under ground except the' special meeting of the Knights of Col- risers", which supply the smaller i umbus. in Hanover on Sunday, pipes from which the sprinkling is! Edward D. Hudson Jr. has returned cEone. ! from the Veterinary Department of the University of Pennsylvania to spend the Christmas vacation with his | parents, Dr. and Mrs. E. D. Hudson, on CHRISTMAS WEATHER Rains and Cloudy Skies all Week, from Hanover street. the Weather Santa. Reduction : Sale This Is The Semi-Atmual Of all unsold Winter Overcoats, Suit and Trouser Materials. Come Early to Get a B A R G A I N . : f : = John Raymond has leased Walters 1 Theatre for one-year, starting- January first- He expects to install improve| ments to the picture machines and j screen and says that he Tvill furnish a = : higher grade of pictures. Among- the theatrical bookings tvhich he announces are the following: -January 12 to 17, Simple Simon Musical Com- I edy Co.; January 23, John W. Yog-el's Big City Minstrels; February 20 5 Bought and Paid For; April 8, Mutt and Jeff in Panama- Mr. Raymond promises only good, clean shows ar.d good order. REV. DAVID C. EBERHART The Rev. David C. Efaerhart. chap"ain of the Eighty-seventh regiment, Pennsylvania Volunleer Infantry, daring the Civil War, former member of the state legislature- and knovm widely among Adams County veterans as "'the fighting chaplain"._died at his home ir Shrewsbury on Sunday at 4:15 p. m. He was eighty-seven years old. The Rev. Mr. Eberhart. who was jne of the best known citizens of Shrewsbury lovv-nsbip. had been sick for a long time and had been in a feeble condition for several years- For che last two years he had been blind. Chaplain Eberhart vras discharged with his regiment on Oct. 13,1SG4, and has since resided in Shrewsbury. Until infirmities compelled him to retire he was engaged in the practice of dentistry and was active in the work 3f the Methodist church and Sunday- school. Chaplain Eberhart was dearl% beloved by the men of the Eighty-seventh regiment and in his later years was frequently visited by them at his hoirse in Shrewsbury. With his death thers remain but two commissioned officers of the field and staff of tne regiment still living, one of whom is his colonel, John W. Schall, of Norristown. and David F. McKinney. of Lime Kiln, Md., the surgeon. Funeral in Shrewsbury on Tuesday- Christmas week weather will be unsettled over much of the United States, the weather bureau experts say. and frequent rains are predicted for the Pacific coast. Temperatures will be near or below the seasonal av- j and Mrs. W. A. Granville on the Col- erage generally, and the skies will be overcast almost entirely throughout the week. "A disturbance now Edward Faubert has gone to New York City to spend several months- Guyon Kitzmiller, of Baltimore. spent Saturday and Sunday with relatives in .Gettysburg- Miss Grace Keefe, of Springfield, Mass., is a guest at the home of Dr the Southwest", the weekly bulletin says, "will advance northeastward, attended by rains and snows, and cross the Great Central valleys about Tuesday and the Eastern states Wednes- dav or Thursdav. lege Campus. Mrs. D. L. Plank, has returned tc her home on route ~ f Gettysburg, after developing in spending some time -with her daughter, in Easton. Donald "w. Huber, of Philadelphia, is spending the holidays -with his parents on Springs avenue. Miss Martha Sachs, of Pittsburgh, is a'c the home of her parents on East "Another disturbance off the North Middle street for the Christmas vaca- Pacific coast will cause general rains j tion. and snows on the Pacific slope during the next several days. It will reach J. Calvin Hartman, of the University of Pennsylvania, is spending the the Middle West Thursday or Friday holidays with his oarenta on Han- and the Eastern states near the end of the week, and will be preceded by a general change to warmer -weather and be followed by considerably colder weather. ''There are at present no indications of a severe cold wave during the !. D. L I P P Y T a i l o r GOSPEL SERVICES {Meetings are in Progress in Bigler- I viile Hall. 3IARRIAGE LICENSES Christmas Week Weddings in County are in Prospect. the For Your Horses, Use Dr. Hudson's Liquid Conditioner The Results will please you. j A gospel meeting opened Friday j evening in Thomas Brothers" Hall, j Biglervilie, and -will continue to and | including- December 28. The meetings [each evening start at 7:30. Everybcdy · is welcome. j BE sure and get your entries in this I week for the big poultry vertisement show.--ad- 1 CHRISTMAS CANDY GET IT FROM THE MAKER AND HAVE IT FRESH, PURE AND GOOD. PRICES RIGHT G E T T Y S B U R G C A N D Y K I T C H E N ! REDUCTION sale: off trimmed hats and fancies Miss Holleiaugh, i Baltimore street.--advertisement 1 I FOR SALE: millinery store on Bal! timore street. Apply Times Office.-i advertisement 1 Jan. 8--Basket Ball. Bloomsburg Normal, College Gymnasium, Clerk of the Courts Olinger has is- saed marriage licenses to the following: Abdriel J. Grimm and Miss Clara E. Laughman, both of Abbottstown. Charles D- Bowers and Miss Vjrgie E- Reaver, of Myers District, Carroll County. Md. Warren E. Cashman. of Straban township, and Miss Hazel A. Hulick. of New Oxford. HELD FOR COURT Woman Arrested for Theft of 3Iust Appear in Court- Goods The case of Mrs- Cora Bair. of near White Hall, who was arrested on oath of Michael S. Niles, Esq., of York, receiver of the Talbot stores, with the theft of a set of valuable furs on December 5, was given a hearing before -Justice Sell in Hanover Saturday morning. George E. NefF, Esq., o: York, represented the prosecutor, and J. Donald Swope. Esq., of Gettysburg-, appeared for the defendant. After over street. Maurice B. Bender, who is attending the medical department of Columbia University in Kew Yo-'-k is visiting for some time with his parents on Carlisle street. Wilford Barbehenn, of Philadelphia, is visiting for several weeks at his home on North Stratton street. Donald Coover has returned from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania to spend his Christmas vacation at his home on Seminary Ridge- Miss Mary Kohler has gone to Greencastle to visit friends for several days- Miss Julia Gilbert and Miss Sal'ie Krauth. of Baltimore street, have gone to Devon for a visit of several week: '\. \ with friends. ^i * Miss Herr. of Lancaster, who has been spending- several months visiting at the home of Mrs. E. H. True cannot be held within that time if he can make affidavit that his tag is lost or stolen and that he has applied for a, drivers license at S2. Parties driving cars other than owners or chauffeurs, can get licenses free of charge. Licenses can be revoked after a hearing for due cause. A non-resident is only required to show the license of his state if a. similar law is in force in that state. ,, The horn must be sounded at every street or road crossing, on a dangerous curve, or any other place where notified so 'co do fay sign. On the other hand, a driver- is prohibited from, sounding his horn unnecessarily or unnecessarily cutting out his muffler. When signaled by the driver of a horse the driver of the car must stop and, if necessary, stop - the engine- The act has a clause --against-- "zoad hogs", providing that "any car mo* turn out when signalled to by a car of greater speed coming up behind. A motorcar must not pass a trolley car which has stopped on the side_o» which passengers are getting on or off. An intoxicated person operating a car is liable to a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $300 or imprisoiL- tnent for one year or both. A car most stop at the direction of any police officer ur constable in uniform or showing a badge, not otherwise- When arres'ted an automobilist can deposit personal property, snch as a watch or other valuables in place of bail- Penalties for breaking any of the provisions c? this act are from $10 co S25 for the first offense -with 10 days' imprisonment if the fine is not paid within 48 hours. For the second offense the fine is from ?25 to S50; the third offense, S50 to §200. Suits for damages may be brought in any county which the plaintiff chooses- A1I local speed regulators are abolished except in parks. It is provided that no person shall operate his car at an unreasonable rate of speed or at more than 24 miles per hour on coan- rry roads. A tower borough may es- :ablish a 15-mile zone where the speed, must be reduced to 15 miles an hour within this zone and to a point one- quarter of a mile beyond- lef t to-day lor Lakewood, New Jersej^ hearing several witnesses, the accused was held for court, having entered ^ here she wl11 Vlslt *"««*. bail for her appearance before the Robert JSIocher has returned home i from Carlisle Commercial College ro Grand Jurv. spend the Christmas holidays at his FANCY CHICKENS FOR IMPROVE5IENT Bill for More Ground at Hanover Post OSce. A bill has been introduced in the 'Juiced States Senate providing "that :he unexpected balancp. or such, imount thereof as TT-ZJ be used, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury, of the appropriation of 510,000, contained in the urgent de| home on West Middle street- 1 Miss Margaret Coover, who is at- j nciency appropriation Act for the 5s- Seven Local BirdTTrize Winners at j tending Wilson College, at Chambers-1 cal year nineteen hundred and thir- PfinaHolnhla «:iiow burg, is at her home on Seminary {teen, for the completion of the post- Philadelphia Show. j Ridge for the Christmas -vacation. The Hill Top Poultry Farm last} Mrs. Jacob Kitzmiller and 3 week entered ten chickens in the Philadelphia Poultry Show and out of the THE following merchants will close avery Wednesday and Friday evening at 6:00, beginning Friday, January 1st: C. H. Klepper, H. W, Trostel and Son, M. E. Knouse, and E. G. Lower. Thomas Brothers, J. H. Seasely, S. G. Bigham and G. H. Knouse will close at 6:30.--advertisement 1 ten entries seven birds winners. Messrs. Me- Myers expect tc enter Amanda Sandoe, of Chambersburg street, are visiting in Baltimore for ·were prize j several days. '"mmon and about sixtv chickens in the Biglerville Poultry Show, SUIT CASE: our ?3.00 fiber su'ii- -ase is a wonder. Worth $5.00. Adams County Hardware tiscment Company.--adver- 1 FOR SALE: a double heater stove, good as new. Call at No. 303 Baltimore street.--advertisement 1 ORDER for your Christmas dinner now, turkeys, chickens, geese, guineas, squabs. Rice Produce Company, Reb- r-rt's old stand.- -advertisement 1 Dorsey Sowers, of East Middle street, spent Sunday at his home ir. McKnightstown. Prof- H. Milton Roth is visiting the public schools in Fairfield and vicinity to-day. Harry Breighner, of Walbrook, is visiting at his home on West Middle street over the holidays. Miss Minnie Spangler, of Washington, is spending the holidays with friends and relatives in town. (Continued on second page) 3i5ce building- at Hanover, Pennsylvania, is made available also for the acGuisitioii of additional land adjoining the present site," NUTMEATS: sfaeHbark, walnut, almond, pecan, filbert, cashew, cocoaa'Ot, also confectioner's chocolate for sale- Gettysburg Candy Kitchen.--advertisement 1 SALTED almonds, pecans, peaunts and cream mints fresh daily. Phone your order. Gettysburg Candy Kitchen.--advertisement I IV ® ROOMS for rent. 117 Carlisle street, -advertisement 1 lEWSPAPJLJRl

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