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THE GETTYSBURG TIMES. Vol XII. No. 75. Gettysburg, Pa., Monday, Dcct-mlwr 23th, 1913. Prkc Two We .wish you AHappyNewYear Store Closes at 6 P. M. except Saturday. ECKERTS STORE, Square TOOK OVERDOSE ' OF MEDICINE William McCleary Died on Sunday at his Home on Carlisle Street from Taking Large Amount of Medicine. Other Deaths in the County. ONE KILLED IN AUTO ACCIDENT Wheel Conies Off of Car between York and Abbottstawn and Entire Party is Thrown out. One Killed and Four Injured. WALTER'S THEATRE To-night Vitajsrapb Pathc- Biograpli "THE Kl^S OF RETRIBUTION Vitagraph One Reel Feature Held under the spell of an Adventuress, he forgets his tiustian sweetheart at home. Too late he tries to break the spell. The ki-s 'u fatal. (Julia Swayne Gordon and Harry Northrup are featured;. COME SEBEN LEBEN Biograpb Biograph Farce Comedy If you want to laugh bee this one. PAPA'S BABY Biograph Biograph Farce Comedy A jolly good comedy that will make you forget you ever had tli% blues. OXYGEN Patheplay-Scientific Iron burn* like charcoal when Oxygen is applied. ALONG THE I'A DAS RIVKR Tatheplay Scenic Show starts 6:30. Admission 5 cents. COMIN '-- ^ PAI'LGILMORE HIMSELF IN CAPTAIN* ALVAREZ. Featuring Mis- Mabel Scott. _________^__^^__^__ PTTCTT O P L AY MANYHOLIWY WEEK WEDDINGS Adams County People Married during ihe Festivities of Christmas Week. Home and Church Weddings at Vaiious Places. SELIG THE FAl^E FRIEND YITAGRAPII ESSAXAY WHICH ? ............................................. Yitagraph Comedy \ hard^iuestion. The girls were two of a kind, twins (the If ash twins). Their mother walked oft' with their admirer. A-RAY OP GOD'S SUNSHINE ............. - -- LI .............. . . . . ...Essanay A father, a habitual drunkard, when he is sent out for msiicine.for.hia little girl, gets drunk, and spends the money given him for a bird. But the bird bv its «onjr, brings EunshLne into the home. SPECI VL TO-MOUKOW X I G H I "THE CALL" YITAGRAPH IX 2 REELS The woman choo-cs between two Imen - her husband, whom the world regard- as a failure, and his best friend. A clever turn of plot is the iiaa- bard's change of identity \\iien, after a railroad wreck, he finds that ana other man ha* been buried for him. KOU N V in,im theatre la.-t week an umbrella, o\\ner can have same by calling a the ii'ket f\\'. Bhow starts 6.30 " Admission 5c to all. From the effects of an overdose of medicine William L. McCleary died at his home on Carlisle street Sunday afternoon at !5:30 aged 42 year's, 3 months and 20 days. Mr. McCleary had been in a highly nervous state for several days and had been taking a sedative. It seemed 'co give him little relief, however, and about eleven o'clock Sunday he prepared to take a very large dose. His mother cautioned him but he said that former amounts had been too small to help and that he wanted to be sure j he had enough. Soon after swallowing the medicine he fell asleep and during the afternoon several physicians -were summoned but they could do nothing for him and death resuH- i ed about four hours after the dose was taken. Mr. McCleary was a jeweler by profession but had not been following this business for many years. During the summer months he took tourists over the battlefield, acting as guide. He leaves his mother, Mrs. Harriet McCleary, with whom he lived; one sister, Mrs. George Sipe, of Getty5 burg, and two brothers, Charles McCleary, who has been ill at his home in Kokomo, Indiana, for the past two months; and Arthur McCleary, of Harrisburg. Funeral Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Francis Xavier church. Edmund Shaffer, of Cooperstown, was killed and Wilson and Ray Jordan, and Melvin and Ray Garber, of Hanover, were seriously hurt in an automobile accident which occurred at Thomasville, about seven miles from York at 11 o'clock Saturday night. The five young men had been in York and were returning when the accident occurred. Nearing Thomasville, the machine .struck a bad place in the road, causing one of the wheels LO break. When l|he machine turned turtle all five were, hurled over the fence. Shaffer was instantly killed. Wilson Jordan had His leg, arm and shoulder broken arid is now in the York hospital. The dead man and the others were taken to Hanover at an early hour Sunday morning. Shaffer, with his 1 wife and child, had come from Coopevstown to spend the Chris'cmas holidays with his aunt. FOUND BIQ CAVE ON THt MOUNTAIN So Says Latest Sensational Story from the Vicinity of Pen Mar. Has Rooms and Ml the Other Features. Hard to Find. LETTERS HM»t COUNTY TOWNS of InterestHNj Mews Respective Towns, and Many Irief lit**. The holiday season is usually a favored time for weddings, and this year has been no exception. A number of weddings were reported last week and many more to-day. HULL--DORWART At the Eagle Hotel, McSherrystown, on Christmas Day, Miss Mary Theresa Dorwart, daughter of the proprietor, became the bride of LeRo\ Hull, son of Mr. and Mrs. U. B. Hull, of New Holland, Lancaster county. The ceremony was performed at half past ten by Rev. C. W. Baker, of St. Paul's Lutheran church, in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends. The attendants were Miss Erla Hull, sis'cer of the groom, as maid of honor, and John Dorwart, brother of the bride, best man; Pauline Stump, flower girl. For Your Christmas Clothes SELIGMAN, the leading tailor, will afford you the most satisfaction. Our stock of Winter fabrics is exceptional K fine in cheviots and worsteds of rr.ooL 'taking patterns and wraves. The Quality Shop WILL M. SELIGMAN The Cash Tfcilor JOHN CARNS John Cams died Friday, at 10:30 p. m., at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joseph C. Peffer, at Edgegrove, after an illness of fourteen weeks, from a complication of diseases. He was aged 68 years, 6 months and 21 days. He is survived by one son, Norman Cams, of Hanover, and five daughters, Mrs. Amelia Weaver, New Brighton; Mrs. R. A. Hilterbridle, Mrs.How- ard Hamm and Mrs. Harvey Lippy, Hanover; Mrs. Joseph Peffer, Edgegrove. There are also eleven grandchildren. Calvin Cams, of Craley, York county, is a brother, and Mrs. Mary Georgis, of Chicago, 111., a sister of the deceased. Mr. Cams served as a 'teamster during the Civil War under Captain Medley. Funeral from the house Monday. Dec. 29th, services at 9 a. m., in charge of Rev. S. P. Mauger, of Hanover. Interment in Mt. Olive cemetery, at Abbottstown. ^^ K O D A K S F I L M S C A R D S P A P E R S Everything needed by the Amateur Photographer our ciiliro stock is of tile slat Jan! E a s t m a n Ma k e Direct from the factory. ALWAYS F R E S H . Careful attention to the development of films. Mail and Phone Ordert Given Careful Attention. H U B E R ' S D R U G S T O R E .]. II. HUHER, Druggist. wmvzzz*^ ii MISS MARY MINTER Miss Mary Minter died at her home near Brysonia Sunday morning a! 3:45 o'clock, aged 57 years, 3 months, and 10 days. She is survived ;y her parents, Jacob and Sophia Minter; one sister, Mrs. R. H. Lupp, and one brother, Alvin Minter, al! residing on the home place. Funeral on Tuesday,, meeting at the house at 10 o'clock. Services in the Lutheran church at Arendtsville. Rev. D. T. Koser officiating, interment in the cemetery at Arendtsville. Relatives and friends will please take thii- as notice of the funeral. BENDERSVILLE Bendersville--Paul Cook, of Philadelphia, spent Christmas with his mother, Mrs. Jennie Cook. Mr. and Mrs. John Cullings, are spending several days in Harrisburg as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bream. Miss Anna Michiner, a student at Swarthmore College, and Raymond Michiner, of Wes't Chester Normal School, are spending the Christmas holidays at the home of their mother, Mrs. Florence Michiner. Ralph Eldon, James Routsong anJ Leo Rice, students at the Carlisle Commercial College, are spending the holidays at their respective homes. Roland Reed has returned from Middletown, Conn., where he spent the past few months. Miss Annie Blocher, of Harrisburg, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Henry Crum. Mrs. John Peters has gone to New York City where she will' spend some time with her daughter, Miss Mary Peters. Mr. and Mrs. B. F, Kelsey and three children, of Steelton, Miss Edna Morrison, of Philadelphia, spent Christmas at the home of Mrs. Patience Morrison. Russel Weaner, of Lancaster Business College, is spending his vacation with his, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Weaner. John Wilson, of Cornell University, and William Wilson, of West Chester Normal, are at the home of their par WIRE--CROUSE Miss Mabel Margaret, the *.hird daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob S Crouse, of Westminster, was married to Leroy Crumbling Wire, of Sells, on Wednesday, at 6 p. m., in the Reformed parsonage at Littlestown, the ceremony being performed by Rev. F. S. Lindaman. The bride was attired in a white messaline gown. Mr. and Mrs. Wire will reside at Sell's Station. RIGGIN--McCONNOR Miss Lillian McConnor, of New York, and Gordon E. Riggin Ksq.,-ef- Fort Wayne, Indiana, were married in New York on Friday. The bride is a daughter of Captain and Mrs. P. S. McConnor, of Carlisle street, and i sister of Mrs. Norman S. Heindel. Mr. Riggin is formerly from Chrisfteld, Maryland. He is a graduate of St John's College and the Law Department of the University of Maryland. Some little excitement has been created in the mountain through an announcement made by a prominent real estate broker, of Waynesboro, that he had discovered a cave of large proportions near Pen-Mar Park, only a short distance from Schockey's cave. The latter cave won considerable notoriety on account of the latter being the refuge or hiding place of 3 notorious counterfeiter, who carried on his illegal work with much profit many years ago, when there were no | such things as railroad facilities in j this portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the cave is located only a j short distance from the Old Germantown road, which was used by wagon trains from Baltimore to Pittsburgh. The discoverer of the cave is keep ing its exact location a secret for reasons he is somewhat loath to divulge on account of much value he seems to attach to its contents. He said that he was standing near a ledge of rocks overlooking the valley 500 feet below, when his feet slipped and he was precipitated forward and fell into an opening in the rock^, which proved to be only a few feet wide at the entrance, but grew wider the farther one entered. When he had gone some distance, he said, he found apartments, similar to rooms in a house, on either side of a passageway, and on the ground of the room nearest to the front of the entrance he claims to have picked up valuable minerals. ACKERMAN--BOUSE Frank Ackerman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Ac'ierman, of McSherrystown, and Miss Nora May Bouse, of York, were married in St. Mary's church, McSherrystown, December 23, at 6:30 a. m., by Rev. L. Aug. Reudter. They were attended by Miss Edna Ackerman, sister of the groom, as bridesmaid, and Augustus Miller as best man. The prospector has a few of the specimens he took from the cave tc Waynesboro with him. These contain traces of gold and copper. He is much elated over his seemingly valuable find, and says he does not expect to tell any one where the cave is until he has gone through it and determined the value of its contents. Local people, accustomed to weird and sensational stories coming from the mountain, will - take this latest tale with considerable allowance until they are shown the cave. ORRTANNA Orrtanna--Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Baltzley entertained to a turkey roast twenty members of their family Christmas Day. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Baltzley, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Wetzel, Mr. and Mrs. Byrd Heinly, Mrs. Charles Rinehart, Mrs. William C. Heine, Misses Helen and Marie Rinehart, Ruth and Catherine Henze, Bertha Starner and Faith Baltzley, Messrc. Dorsey Rebert, Paul and Dale Wetzel. Donald, Luther and Raymond Baltzley. I Ottie Cover and Frank Bieaecker are guests for a few days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stoops at Steelton. Miss May Kready is spending her holiday vacation with her parents. Mrs. Clinton Hager has returned home after spending several weeks with her sister who had been ill at Garret. Mrs. B. I. Walker and son, Homer, are spending the holidays with friends at their old home in Somerset. Mrs. C. Emory Starner is able to.he about again after several weeks' illness. Mr. and Mrs. John Stultz and twenty-five friends ate their Christmas dinner in their new home. The new year is fast approaching. May it bring peace and happiness to these most unfortunate people, who fa August lost their home and content* by fire. of RAIN AND SNOW Forecast of the Weather Bureau for this Section. Annual Of all unsold Winter Overcoats Trouaer 'Material Generally fair weather is predicted or the next few days in parts of the ountry east of the Rocky Mountains nd over the Southern Plateau Region tains are expected in the Southeastern States and probably snows in he Middle Atlantic and New Ensr- and States, Upper Ohio Valley and ,ower Lake Region. Your Horses, Use Dr. Hudson's Liquid Conditioner The Results will please you. HOT CHOCOLATE With W H I P P E D C R E A M and Wafers 5c Chicken, Beef, Tomato, and Clam Bouillon 5c G E T T Y S B U R G C A N D Y K I T C H E N MARRIAGE LICENSES permits to,y,^d Jssucd by Clerk of the * " .Courts. , Clerk of the,-Courts Olinger has issued the following marriage licenses. Herbert G. Eisenhart, of East Berlin, and Miss Katie Sweitzer, of Dover, York County. William F. Bachel and Miss Laura Little, both of York. ALUMNI MEETING The Sunnyside L. T. L. Alumni will meet at the home of Anna M. Michinc in Bendersville, Tuesday evening, December 30th. An invitation is hereb; extended to anyone who is interested ants, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Wilson, Flora Dale, for the holidays. Miss Romaine Hoover has returned from a visit of several days with friends at Mechanicsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Cullings ] have returned after a week's visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Cullings. Miss Minnie RaiTensperger an.l Harold Raffensperger, of Carlisle, arc visiting Mr. and Mrs. Harry Raffensperger. Misses Stella F...d Mae Biddle, of Gettysburg; Robert Peters, of Harrisburg, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Peters. Mies Hattic Arnold, of Brooklyn, N Y., is visiting at the home of Rev. and tlrs. Joseph Arnold. Miss Cathryn. Shaffer, of Harrip- burg, and Harry Black, of Altoonj, spent Christmas with the tatter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Black. Miss Bess Floto, of Biglcrvillc, is the guest of Miss Mabel Gochnaur. Mark Snyder, of Philadelphia, is spending a week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Snyder. Miss Marie Hutton, of Harrisburg. is at her home for several days. Mr. and Mrs. James Shepheid, of Buchanan Valley, were the gue.sts of Mr. and Mrs. John Shepherd over Christmas. Mrs. William Leister and Miss Mary Benner, of Gettysburg, visited Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Gochnaur Thursday. Mrs. Annie Bushman and two sons, of Carlisle, arc visiting Mrs. Adeline Frey. Hiram Lcrew, of Harrisburg, is at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lerew for several days. REED--STICK Harry W. Reed, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Reed, of Hanover, and Miaa Eva R. Stick, daughter of Charles Stick, of Union township, were married at St. Paul's Lutherar parsonage, Hanover, by Rev. Wm. I. Redcay, Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 8 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Reed will reside at the groom's home for the present. PRETTY CUSTOM Son of Old Professor Keeps up Custom of SI. Mary's Students. LAUGHMAN--RUBENSTINE Temp. Laughman, Berwick township, and Miss Daisy Rubenstine, of Union township, were married by 'Squire V. H. Lilly in his office, McSherrystown, on Wednesday, December 24. As has been his custom for 30 years, Larry Diehlman, son of the late Prot. Henry Casper Dietilman, formerlj j musical director of Mount St. Mary'", | College, went before daylight Christ- | mas morning to the old Mountain j cemetery with his flute and at the' grave of his father, rendered the "Adeste Fideles". During his life it was the practice of Professor Diehlman to awaken the students of Mount St. Mary's College about 4 a. m. Christmas day with the strains of "Adeste Fideies". Since his death the son, now nearing 7" years does the playing. Weather conditions do not affect the march. Miss Ruth Chamberlain, of New York City, spent Crhistmas with N. L. Bieseckjr and family. Beala Bucher is having a hot water heating system put in his new hooae this week. H. L. Spence has bought s«v«*I building lots from I. D. Btaecker adjoining William Riggeal, and is drawing plans for a dwelling. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rcbert and family, of Barker, N. Y., are guests *lf the Linn Brothers. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Baltxley 'antt son, Donald, will spend New . Yean with Mrs. Bal'tzley's parents ItjUt. Wolf. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Sowders and fami'-y, of Hagerstown, are spending the holidays with Mrs. Sowders' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Shuyler. LITTLE BOY BtJKNED Little Fellow's Clothing Caught from Nearby Stove. Fire Charles, a young child of Thomas Pascoe, Jr., of McSherrystown, xvas severely burned on 'the chest, back and other parts of the body Friday afternoon when his clothing caught fire at the btove. Mr. Pascoe's hands were also burned while attempting to smother the flames. Dr. George L. Rice was called and gave 'the necessary medical attention. CAPTAIN ALVAREZ Paul Gilmore and Associate Players, in Their Great New York Success. The management of Walter's The atrc in which Paul Gilmore is to pro- sent "Captain Alvarez", II. S.Sheldon's great new romantic drama on December ,'il gives a positive guarantee that this is one of the best attractions that BUCHANAN VALLEY Buchanan Valley -- In most homes in the valley there were trees for Christmas this year. John Ball, of Gettysburg, was a visitor to the valley last week. George Melbert, St. Joseph's College, Baltimore, is spending his vacation with his grandfather, Jacob J. Kohl. Misses Loretta Kimple and Grace Brady, of Philadelphia, will spend a short time at their homes in the valley. The masses were well attended in St. Ignatius Church on Christmas morning at 5, 6:30 and 9 o'clock. People came from four and six miles to the five o'clock mass. There was a shooting match mt Frank Kimpie's on Saturday afternoon, at which ducks, chickens and pigeons were put up. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kuhn, of Chambersburg, are visiting relatives and friends in Buchanan Valley and UNCLAIMED MAIL Mail Awaiting Call at Ihe Gettysburg Post Office. Letters for the following remain unclaimed at the Gettysburg post office. John Finkey. Persons calling for the same should state that it was advertised. has ever appeared here. This (ruai-.n- j tee was made after having read the newspaper clippings from other cities where this company has appeared, all testifying to the merit of the production, though an acquaintance with Mr Gilmore's work in former years and a firm conviction of the worth of all his former productions, should in itself j carry weight sufficient to justify a ! guarantee of this attraction.--advertisement Cash town. GALVANIZED buckets, were 18 and 20 cents, now 15 cents. Gettys burg Department Store.--advertise mont 1 STARR TRADED WAIVED HEARING Officer Emmons served -i warrant on John Delap charged with carrying! monetary consideration concealed weapons. He waived a hear I excellent ball while with . . . _ i _ _ i - l _ , . *. n ,«.«.* A. « « M 1*1 e ' Starr Goes Jo New Orleans Club from Mobile. "Billy" Starr, the Littlestown baseball player, figured in a deal by which he was traded to the New Orlean- club for Tepe, another infielder, and a Starr played the Mobile Mary Cole, of York, will spend a short time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Cole. Mrs. Edward Strasbaugh and daughter, Miss Elizabeth, accompanied by Joseph Strasbaugh, all of Altoona, are visiting at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Strasbaugh. Mr. and Mrs, James Shepard spent Christmas at the home of John Shep 5 ard, in Bendersville. Mrs. John F. Col« is visiting -^ef father, Abner Kuhn, who is ill at Hilltown. Mrs. Albert Cole spent a few day* in Gettysburg recently. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cramer, of Chambersburg, and Miss Lottie Ir- vm. of Harrisburg, are visitors at the home of their mother, Mrs. Samuel D. Irvin. ing and gave bail, which placed at three hundred dollars, his appearance at .Tamiaiy court was ,,, , I club last season. "Bris" Lord, the for- for mer Athletic player, -who is managing the Mobile club, made the deal. KWSPAPERl POST Toasties. One full SIM package free with every ten cent box. Q«t- tysburg Department Store.--advertisement 1 .'SPAPERf

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