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THE GETTYSBURG TIMES. VoL XIL No. ?£ Gettysburg, I*a« Wednesday, Deceraber 21ia,1913. Prke,Two CemU. T WEHAVE CHRISTMAS G I F T S . - ' . . . FOR - - MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN And o»r LARGE ADVERTISEMENT on the last j/agt may help you decide. - SUBJECT TO ENCHANifi 3 OR MONEY REFUNDED AFTER X-MAS) (ALL ARTICLES MRS. STOVER IS SERIOUSLY KURT Mrs. Simon Stover, of McKntghts- town, in Critical Condition from Injuries Received in Automobile Accident. Other Mishaps. COMMISSIONED COUNTY PEOPLE PLAN TO ERECT FAIL TO ELECT TAKEN BT DEATH MANY COTTAGES ECKERTS STORE, "On the Square- 3Irs. SiraoB P, Stover, of Me- i The Adams County Commissioners Kjiightstown, is lying in a critical j at their meeting-on Tuesday took three condition at her home as the result of | more ballots on the candidates for Injuries sustained in an automobile ! the newly created office of Sealer of I accident on Sunday when her son, Dr. | Weights and Measures. The three bal- i James G. Stover, of Bendersville, ran J lots all resulted in one vote each for WALTER'S THEATRE VITAGRAPH SELIG THE RACE Vitagraph LUBIN fearles.- reaJiness Virginia take her place teside the man she Io\es and Jjcij«s w in against all olds. Featuring Margaret Gibson and Robert Thornby. THE DREAM OF DAN McGCIRE Selig Even"die humblest man has the liberty of his thoughts and a bodcorrier can daliv with millions in bl a sleep. THE COUNTERFEITERS' FATE Lubia A drama tiiar Kill keep you spellbound. Show starts 6:30. Admission 5 cents. Coming. PAUL GILMORE. In His Great Romantic Comedy Drama, fCAJL'T. ALVAREZ] On» Night Only, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31' P H O T O P L A Y VITAGRAPH SZLIG ESSANAY THE LATE MR. JONES '. Yuagraph Comsdy Handicapped by sue end Jones Jr.. Clarence fails into a rain barrel, wins the widow and "spanks the prospective stepson. THE CAPTURE OF "BAD BROWN" Selig Comedy Buck wants to marry the school teacher but i? afraid to ask IIPI- The way he does it i? queer. DAYS OF THE PONY JENPRESS Essanay Western The jMny rider is hel'l up and robbed, then he is accused of beinign collusion -with the thieves- To-mbrroo- we expect the following: his automobile Into a gutter, upsetting and throwing out his father, his! mother and himself. ! The accident occurred on the road between McKnightstown and Arendts- viile- Dr. Stover and his father were' these three men, Horace W. Kline, of Union 'cownship; Harry Martin, of Menallen township; George Raffensperger, of Straban township. One week ago the commissioners started voting on the question and six unhurt and were able to go back with \ ballots were taken. During the voting the badly battered machine while Mrs. j at least "ten candidates received a vote Stover was taken home in a team. This morning she was reported in a but now the fight has narrowed down to the three which received considera- critical condition, deal of pain and sunenng showing i svmDtcms, Struck fov Axe a great J tion on Tuesday. alarming i Since the passage of the law provul- ! ing for this new office there has been | interest all over the county in the oo£- Joseph Roller, of York Springs, was · sible candidates who would try to bc painfully hurt one day recently wher. i the first to hold the position. It v.-JU he was cu't on the head by the sham! be one of importance covering almost edge of an axe. Mr. Roller was split- j every mercantile business in the ting some wood when the axe caught j county, regulating the number i f In a clothes line and, as it rebounded, j pounds to bushels of grains and food- caught him oa the forehead, knocking' stuffs, and so on. The work will be Many Want Office of Sealer of Ephraim Thomas Died Suddenly Late | Twenty Cottages to be Erected in Weights and Measures. Choice Narrows Down to Three Candidates. Each Gets One Vote. Sanitarium. Tuesday Afternoon. Miss Madeline j Connection with the Hew Bhie Barnilz, of New Oxford, Died at; Mountain House. Western Mary- EPHRAIM D. THOMAS Ephraim D. Thomas died suddenly Tuesday afternoon at 4:45 at his home in Table Rock aged 78 years, 11 months and 6 days. He leaves his wife and the following children, Mrs. Annie M. Bittinger, of Iowa; Frank Thomas, of kota; Edward Thomas. land Officials' Homes. UTTERS FROM COUNTY TOWNS ·"" """ *a* ~ e Correspndeits sod · Mny HMS of Interest*! Mews frta fhor Respective Terns. Brief lien A new summer colony will be estab-1 lished on the mountain about Pen Mar next year. As has been told the Blue Mountain House property, consisting of the site of the burned hotel and about 400 acres of land, has been purchased by a North Da- ] number of capitalists who will erect z of Illinois- i new hotel and sell building lots ofl Mrs. William Slaybaugh, of Bigler- j their large acreage. ville;.Mrs. Cora Robinson, of Cumber- \ The new hotel will be of land township; Mrs. Lillian Hemler. of Mount Pleasant township; Mrs. Margaret Allison and Hiram Thomas, of Butler township; =nd Charles X Thomas, at home. He also leaves two sisters, Miss Mary A. Thomas and I Mrs. John Wagner, of York. Twenty two grandchildren survive. Funeral services at his late home Friday morning a'c 9:30. Interment at Arendtsviile. Rev. T. C. Hesson will officiate. Friends and relatives are asked to accept this as neral. notice of the fu- him to the ground and cutting a gash several inches In length. A heavy woolen cap saved him from morel I serious injury. He was taken to tht i office of a physician where his in: juries were attended to and he is now j getting along nicely, j Fell through Canopy i Chester Mummert, of Harrisburg, | ~~~ * I well known about York Springs, had a j narrow escape from being killed when he piupged through the glass canopy , _ Tita-rao'- Co medy i over tfle »*«ralk at the iiajecbc The Jarre. He is an usher there and walked BUNNY FOR THE CAUSE .......... - \Viih JOHN BUNNY THE HOBO AND THE^IYTif .................................. Kalem Comedyout on the glass canopy to change Xhe With RUTH ROLAND and JOHN BRENNAN - 1 sign when the glasi gave way and he THE LARGEST DUCK FARM IN THE WOisI^D ................ - ....... Kalem fell to the pavement fifteen feec be- A PROPOSAL FROM THE SCULPTOR" ................................ Edison [ low. His right heel caught in the With MARY FULLER, - - Witt MARRY MARY?' -Show-starls betas: the th'rd i ura -cr of the series "WHO ~ " , " ' ' ,, Admission 5c to all. JFar Your Christmas : CIotHes SELIGiIAN,,the leading tailor, more or less complicated and extensive until it has been thoroughly systematized and the man who is elected will Snd ihe position a more or less difficult one until all the merchants learn just how the law is to operate- It '.\as suggested tha:, several counties might combine anc elect one 061- Iwo or three districts bat this was not deemed advisable here and Adams County -wall have its own official- The law prescribes that his salary shall not be less than 31000 and axnenses. aScrd yon the mosv satisfaction.- Our stock of Winter fabrics is exceptionally f ne in cheviots -and -worsteds most liking patterns and weaves. j broken glass and checked his descent. I He- was taken to the Harrisburg hos- |pital but no open wounds "could bc ·found but he is probably suffering from internal injuries- Runaway. ,p Ti-.e team belonging to Walter Dick, i of Diilsburg. freed itself from a'post »- in -York Springs to which it ha'd been hitched and ran several miles before it was caught. The affair occurred "on 'Sunday -when there were many teams of on the road. All gave the runaway a wide berVh and no damage was done to horse, harness or vehicle- The Quality Shop WILL M. SELIGMAN The Cash Teulor CAPTAIN ALTAREZ 'Paul Giltncre and Associate Players. 1 in Their Great Xevr York Success. i K O D A K S I |LILMS C A R D S P A P E R S | t '" Even-thing needed by tte Amateur Photographer | i§ our entire stock is of the stardard || | E a s t m a n M a k e \ Direct from the factory. ALWAYS FRESH. Care- | ful attention to the development of films. = Mail and Phone Orders Given Careful Attention. = H U B E R ' S D R U G S T O R E 1 _The management of Walter's The [atre in which Paul Gilmore is to pra- sent "Captain Alvarez", H. S.Sheldon's great new romantic drama on Decern ber 31 gives a positive guarantee cha" this is one of the best attractions -hat has ever appeared here. This euaran- tee was made after having read ih newspaper clippings from other cities 1 FOUNTAIN DALE Fountain Dale--There will be divine service in the Methodist church, Sunday evening, at 7 o'clock. Sunday School at St. Jacob's-at 1:30 p. m. Preaching at 2r30 p. m. Christmas ex-' srcise, at the Church of the Brethren.' this Sunday morning at 9:3» Clell., Warren, who ias teen employed, at Stewart; Ill.^ast a. farm hand, returned to his home, in this place for the Winter- Mr, and Mrs. Henry- - Gladhill. of HagerSvOwn, .and" Mi-, and Mrs. Albert Coifaian. of Sabillasville. visited the former's brother, G. E. Gladhill and family, last Sunday- Glenn Barton, who is employed in Washington, D. C.,-is home with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Barton. for the holidays. Earle, the six-year-old son of Mr. ar.d Mrs. William Topper; Bernard, the eight-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Tresler, and Roy. the two-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Warren, are ill with pneumonia. Minnie, "the four-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. A_ Tresler, is ill at this time with scarlet fever- Miss Hazel Warren visited her aunt, Mrs. Katie Bigham, at Marshall's Station, over, last Saturday and MISS MADELINE BARNITZ M-ss Madeline Barnitz, daughter 01 James W. Barnitz, of New Oxford, died at ten o'clock Tuesday morning at Dr. Snively's Sanitarium near Charmian. She was aged 20 years and 6 months. Anaemia was the cause of her death. Her mother died last June on the day 3Iiss Barnitz returned from West Chester Normal School, and she leaves her father and two sisters, Miss Prances Barnitz and Miss Helen Barn itz, at home. The body was brought to her home in New Oxford this morning- Funeral ca Friday afternoon- concrete and will be erected on the foundation of the old structure. It will contain two hundred rooms, about half as many as the old hostelry bur, will have a very large dining room. It will be complete in every particular, with all the modern improvements chat go with the newest hotels, and it is expected that it will dravi a large patronage from Baltimorc- and from Pittsburgh and cities farther west on the Western Maryland Railway's connecting lines. The new summer colony will be made up principally of Western. Maryland officials and their friends. Their plan is to purchase or lease land no: far from the hotel and erect thereon cheap houses -with wooden frames anc oiled paper walls and wooden floors-houses that can be quickly put up and as quickly taken down. These they will use for living quarters only. Their meals will be taken at the Blue Mountain House and the large new dining room is in great part due to the patronage that will come from these cottages or bungalows- It is expected that at least twenn. of these bungalows will be erected anc occuDied next summer. KILLED BY FALL Mrs, Mollie Hess, widow of John W. Hess, who formerly lived in the vicinity of Barlow, fell down a Sight of stairs at her home in Wilmington. Delaware, on Tuesday, receiving injuries from which sh- died this morning- Her skull was cracked and both arms broken. _ Mrs- Hess was a sister oi= Josephus Hills, of Barlow, and an aunt of Abner S. Mills, of Gettysburg- She leaves one daughter. Mrs. Frank Justison. of Wilmington. Her husband died about six years ago. TO SING OLD HYMNS where this company has appeared, al! I Sunday, testifying to the merit of the production, though an acquaintance with I\Ir. Giimore's -work in former years and a firm conviction of the worth of all his former productions, should in itself carry weigh'c sufficient to justify a guarantee of this attraction.--advertisement J. H. IIUBER. Druggist. ini tiiinimtiinim i'.iiiiniiiu'nimniHiHiimi! Reduction : Sale Of all unsold Winter Overcoats, Suit and Trouser'Materials. Come Early to Get a B A R G A I N . , J « , p . . L I P P Y , T* * 1 1 a i lo r THREE WANT HIM Son of Dr. and Mrs. Siefaer Receives Calls from Three Churches- HAGERSTOWN REVIVAL May Get Dr. Biederwalf at Maryland Town this "Winter. The Hagerstown Ministerial Union has been wrestling with the question as to whether Rev. Dr. W. E. Biede-wolf the evangelist, -who the last faH held a large meeting at Chambersburg, when between 1.500 and 2,000 persops were converted, would be engaged to conduct a union evangelistic meeting there. Some calculating has been done by those having the matter in charge Rev. J. Luther Sieber, of New Haven, Conn-, has had Ihree Lutheran pal- pits offered to him at the same tinie- One of these is at Syracuse, in the j The -cost would be about $3,200, prob- General Synod, another is at Roaneke, j ably about half of this sum to be used in the United Synod South, and the j in erecting a tabernacle, which must other ac Erie in the General Council, have a capacity of a^ least 5,000 peo- Christmas Service in College Lutheran Church Thursday Morning. To-morrow at 10:45 a. m. will bc held in College Lutheran Church. A. E. Wagner D. D. pastor, a distinctively Chriscian Christmas service. The purpose of this service is the worship and praise of the Christ of -Bethlehem. In addition to special numbers by the choir leader and organist the congregation will sing some of the grand old Christmas hymns. All are invited to join in this service. The sermon will be brief and the entire se'-vice will r.^'. occupy more than one hour. The following will be the program. The hymns to be sung are "Joy to the World' Sing"; "Angels from Glory"', and "Beautiful Savior." Mrs. Mark K. Eckert -will sing Shelley's ·'The Star of Jie Orient". The subject of Dr. Wagner's semaon will be "The First Christmas Service." Preparations have been completed for the midnisrht service in the Episco- YORK SPRINGS York Springs--William Stambaugfe. of Harrisburg; is the guest of J. E. Copper and family. Lloyd Bentz, cashier of the Fann- ers* and Merchants' Bank o UCIs- barg, transacted business in York Springs on Tuesday. Miss Reba Emmert, instructor o£ instrumental music at the Wesleyan College at Macon, Georgia, is home for the holidays. Eugene Siegler, of State College and. brother, Horace Siegler, of Washington, D. C-, were the guests of W. E. Grove and family a couple days last week. On Saturday they toured the Gettysburg battlefield in the company of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Grove in. ehe latter's new car. Capt. D. M. Stewart spent several days recently with his brother, Col. ~W. W. Stewart, of Chambersburg. John L. Myers, of Mechanicsburjr, was the guest of his brother, George M. Myers over Sunday. Jarnes Myers vho had been spending several day* here accompanied him home to Mechanicsburg. . Willis RafFensberger, of DiHsburg, -vill engage in farming on his father's farm, near Clear Springs in Aprfl. Myril Asper, a eon of Mr. and Mrs. L H. Asper, of Hun'tington township, las returned home from an extensive our of the United States. Mr. Asper, A'ho is a graduate of the Shippena- jnrg Normal School, about a year igo, determined to tour the country. 3te has visited nineteen spates and haa nany interesting experiences during that time. CASHTOWN Cashtown -- Fire on Saturday afternoon burned over several acres of timberJand about Rock Top. G. W. Bieseckef and several of bis .men hurried to the scene, when the fire was discjrvejed^and ^ucceefled) in puttms It out after hard ;work, _Most of the people were/ attending ^ sales nearby and the men had a big task, but for- suna'tely- there -"was no -wind. A carelessly dropped match is supposed to have started the blaze. On Monday Mrs. John B. Ketterman, of Hilltown, received a handkerchief shower from friends who remembered her birthday. She received sixty four handkerchiefs and several other much appreciated presents. The Christmas exercises at Flohr's church will be held Thursday e%-ening The Cashtown church exercises will b' held Friday evening. Holy Communion will be held a' UTTLESTOWN Littlestown -- John^W. Ocfcsr, a 5ta- lent at the Philadelphia College j^ Pharmacy, is spending his vacation -vith his mother, Mrs. Martha Ocker. it the New Ocker Hotel- _ ^ _ Paul Blocher, --who is puTEumg r ~a course atvEJaltiinore Business College, s spending Christmas Trith' his \i*r- mts, Mr. and^fis-^haries LJBlocher. Miss Eydia Rebert,^a^stuHent y "at 3oo6" College,- Frederick,-^ *^at j tn» lome of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Rebert for the Christmas lolidays. Dr. and Mrs. D. R- Hartman and sons, Richard and Fred, of Liberty, Xew York, are visiting a'c the homes f their parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. 3artman, and Mr. «nd Mrs. George S. Sump- Officer Gouker has been notified by ie proper authority at Harrisburg .iot to allow any one to stand in the Flohr's Lutheran church at ten o'clock TMle or entrance of our moving pic- Sunday morning, January 4th. John Powell, of near this place, ha^ a fine horse snitering from lock jaw The origin of the trouble is not known Adam Shultz lost a fine cow on Mondav. MARRIAGE LICENSES Hark, the Herald Angels the Courts of - Permits to Wed Issued by Clerk of the Courts. They are all large, influential churches and came to Rev. Mr. Sieber unsought. ] He is a son of Dr. and Mrs. L. L. ! Sieber of Wesc-Middle street. ple. Dr. Biederwolf asfcs only for th» collection taken on the last Sunday for himself. E,or your Horses, Use Dr. Hudson's Liquid Conditioner The Results will please you. POST OFFICE HOURS i Rural Carriers will Cover their Routes I on Christmas Day. 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 j There will be but one delivery and i collection on Christmas day by the I city carriers at 10:30 a. m. The mral earn 61 " 3 ' wil! make their regular and 7 p. m. - THE wants of the late shoppers can be filled a'c H. B. Bender's furniture store.--advertisement 1 THE following merchants will close every .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. Bighain and G. H. Knouse -will close at 6:30.--advertisement 1 LOST: brown fox far. Reward if returned to Times Office.--advertise ment 1 TEN PER CENT reduction on fancy china at the Department Store.--advertisement 1 morning. On account of the bad weather the Christmas exercises at Mummasburg Union Sunday School have been post- ooned to Friday evening- Clerk of the Court Olinger, has issued the following marriage licenses, Temp Laaghman, of Oxford township, and Daisy Rubenstine, of Union | Unvnship. Paul E. MiHer and Miss Edna E. Wheriey. both of Mount Joy township- Harry C. Gettel. of Baltimore and ford. James E. Spence and Miss Gladys Kime, both of Franklin township. Leroy Hull, of New Holland, and Miss Mary L- Danvart, of McSherrystown. NO PAPER CHRISTMAS No Issue of The Times will be Published on Thursday. The Times trill follow, its usaai custom and observe Christmas as a holiday. To ali of its readers and friends The Times extends the most cordirl Christmas greetings. ORDER your ice cream now for Christmas dinner. Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, peach, nut and cherry. Both phones. .Delivered anywhere in town. Ge'ttysburg Ice and Storage Company.--advertisement 1 ROOMS for rent. 117 Carlisle street. --ndvertisemqnt 1 ture show. Leroy Dutterer, who has been a nusician in the U. S. Xavy, is visit 1 ng at the home of his father, Mr. G. Miss Florence Kelly, a student at "rving College, Mechanicsburg, is vis- ting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. 3. Kelly- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harmis, Jr., ind two children, of Baltimore, are nsiting the former's parent?, 'Ir. and Mrs. Charles Harmis. Miss Nellie Yount, of Morristo-pTi, \ew Jersey, visited at ths home of icr grandfather. William Yonnt, last Saturday and Sunday. MORE CHARITY Colored Elks to Remember the Needy People of Town. SENT BOX OF TOYS College Lutheran Sunday School Remembers Children on the Mountain. A box of toys has been sent by the College Lutheran Sunday School to the children of the Cold Springs Mission and will doubtless gladden many little ones when they are distributed by Rev. Will M. Seligman. the pastor at the mission. A gospel meeting opened Friday evening in Thomas Brothers' Hall, Biglerville, and will continue to and including December 28. The meetings Lincoln Lodge of Elks 145, of Get- ysburg. -will give a dinner for ths JOOT colored children of town and ·rations needy persons on Christinas iay. It will include roast turkey, vege^ ables, cranberries, ice cream and r.any other good things- In the es-en- ng a smoker will be held for uembers of the colored Elks after^e services in the church. ,, _ _ WE have an exceptionally fine line jf comfort chairs and rockers. Just the thing for Christmas. H. B. Bender, :he home furnisher.--advertisement 1 SUIT CASE: our $3.00 fiber stdt- -ase is a wonder. Worth $5.00. Adams County Hardware Company.--advertisement 1 FOR SALE: millinery store on Hal- each evening start at 7:30. Everybody" timore street. Apply Times is welcome.--advertisement advertisement Office.-1 NEWSPAPER!

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