Harrisburg Telegraph from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on April 5, 1944 · Page 10
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Harrisburg Telegraph from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania · Page 10

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, April 5, 1944
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10 HARHiSBURG TELEGRAPH. Wednesday, April 5. 1944 Retriever ' Tarrytown, N. Y., April 5, () "If you see my dog, will you send him home?" The police desk sergeant said he would and informed all patrolmen. One of them has a mascot, a dog who accompanies him on tour every night. The mascot showed up for work with the lost dog in tow. Our famous K o r e t bags in Koretolope, satin, and broadcloths, that hold positively everything! To add new life to the suit you wore all last winter. From $17.95. Also alligator and lizard bags. BAG DEPARTMENT STREET FLOOR 208 North Third (lershey Outlines Age - Group System To Fill Draft Quota Washington, April 5, W Se lective Service resorted to an age group system today to fill the high command's requisitions for fight ing men. Maj. Gen. Lewis B. Hershey, Se lective Sen - ice Director, outlined the new formula in a broadcast Men under 26 will be taken first Then, with progressively less strict requirements, the 26 - 29 group will be summoned, followed ' by those over 30. Hershey also promised that his organization will "aid to the limit of its ability" in seeing that 4 - F's who refuse to stay on their war time jobs are made to pull their weight in the nation's fight. There are indications, he said, that "by legislative or administrative ac tion or by both, means will be found to insure that they do neces sary work." Hershey said local draft boards will be instructed to balance the need for food against the critical demand for military manpower in weighing farm deferments. Meantime Selective Service headquarters, receiving queries on the status of 4 - F college students, said this was a policy matter which has not been decided. Various government officials, giving their personal opinions, dis agreed on which 4 - F students, if any, will be considered to be in an essential activity when the pro gram for forcing the less fit registrants into essential activities is put into full operation. At present Selective Service defers a restricted number of undergradu ates in engineering and scientific courses. Connecticut surrendered all claim to Long Island on Decem ber 1, 1664. Obituaries FREDOMA. BROOKS Fredonia Brooks, 8 - year - old drughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horton Brooks, 333 Calder street, died in a hospital here Sunday. In addition to her parents, she is survived by three brothers, Carl, Theartic aid Clyde, and four sisters, Eunice, Barbara, Appaiongua and Hortense, all at home. Services will be held Thursday afternoon at Crest Hill, Va. The Rev. Mr. Gibbs, Crest Hill Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in ths church cemetery. Friends may call at the Curtis funeral home. 1000 North Sixth street, tonight from 7 to 9 o'clock. MRS. ROBERT WHITING Mrs. Lillian Mae Whiting, 31, 32? West Penn street, Carlisle, died Kicks (ill Wife In Row Over Meal, Police Charge Easton, April 5, (IP) A 62 year - old steel worker has con fessed that he "got mad" and kicked his wife to death because she refused to prepare his break fast, Northampton county Detec tive John Trout says. The man, George Sawicha, was named in a warrant charging murder. His wife, Saralina, 49, mother of three soldier - sons by a former marriage, was attacked early Monday morning. Sawicha confessed after being confronted with his steel - toed shoes, on which there were bits of hair. Trout reported After, the attack Sawicha pre - Monday at her home. She was a!pared his own breakfast, ate, re member of the Bet - iel A. fti. i.. Church. She is survived by her husband, Robert Vhiting, a daughter, Henrietta Jackson, and a sister, Margaret Jordon. Services will De neia inursaay at 2 p. m. in the home, the Rev, J. R. Fortune, officiating. HERMAN F. GUMBY Herman Francis Gumby, six - months - old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Gumby, died Monday at his home, 1117 - C Cumberland road. Tn addition to his parents, he is survived by five brothers, William, Jr., Robert, Ronald, Charles and John W., and two sisters, Pauline and Vivian, all at home, and his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Courts. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p. m. at the Curtis lunerai home. 1000 North Sixth street, the Rev. C. H. Felton, Bethel A. M. E. Church, officiating. Burial will be in William Howard Day Cemetery, Steelton. Friends mav call at the lunerai home tonight from 7 to 9 o'clock. The demand for PATENT is terrific, and no wonder! PATENT is such a "good mixer" goes well with everything odds just the right amount of 'snap"! l yV - ". PATENT, W r can't we have 7orloodsv of BUT considering close we are to Easter selection is still - very very good and well be receiving new shipments up to the last minute! If you're looking for colors, we have them! Bright RED! Bright GREEN! Bluejacket BLUE! Army RUSSET! GOOD ADVICE: Don't buy shoes until you've seen our grand selections! We have just the BAG for YOU! Purple, Patent, Powder Blue, Red, Green, Block, Brown 52.34, 53.54, J4.74 These prices include 20 excise taxi C, 305 MARKET ST. MRS. LOTTIE K. CONRAD Mrs. Lottie Kriee Conrad, 2250 North Fourth street, died Tuesday in a local hospital. She is survived by one daugh ter, Mrs. Clarence M. Hartman, and one granddaughter and four brothers, Adam, Albert ana Charles Krieg of Harrisburg and William Krieg of Steelton. Services will be held Friday at 2 p. m. at the Robert M. Spicer funeral parlor, 511 North Second street, the Rev. Dr. E. Martin Grove, of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral parlor Thursday from 7 to 9 p. m MRS. PAULINE GARNER Mrs. Pauline Garner, 89, widow of Abraham Garner, died today at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Maurice A. Caplan, 244 Maclay street. In addition to Mrs. Cap lan, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. William Hoffman, York; two sons, Sol, Washington, D. C, and Joseph, Harrisburg; 16 grandchildren and twelve great' grandchildren. Services will be rriday at 11 m. at the home, 244 Maclay street, and burial will be in the Progress Cemetery, Rabbi David Silver and Rabbi Reuben Magil officiating. Friends may call at the home Thursday from 7 to 9 p. m. CHARLES GEHRING Charles Gehring, 50, died Tues day at his home, 550 Race street, Millersburg. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Theresse Gehr ing; two daughters, Miss Angelina and Carol Ann, at home; three sons, Earl Gehring, Millersburg; Richard and Kenneth Gehring in the United States Navy; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Miller and Mrs. Mary Lowery, of Baltimore; one brother, George J. Gehring, Mil lersburg, and two grandchildren. Services will be held at Balti more, friends may call at the W. J. Minier funeral home, 217 North street, Millersburg, Wednes day after 7 p. m. turned, and sat and watched his wife for nearly four hours before going to the home of a neighbor, Mrs. Cecelia Boos, and asking her to see if she could help "the missus," the purported confession said. Whea. police arrived a few minutes later Mrs. Sawicha was dead, Trout quoted the husband as saying: "I got up at 5 a. m. and she was sleeping downstairs. It was the first time she had done that since we got married 21 years ago. "I told her to get my breakfast. She wouldn't do it. I told her to fix my lunch. She wouldn't do it. "That made me mad and I knocked her down and started kicking her. I kept on kicking her. Coroner David F. Bachman said her chest was crushed and broken bones had punctured her lungs, causing death. An autopsy showed also that her heart and kidneys had been badly bruised and her brain severely injured. On Sunday, the day preceding the slaying, the couple drank through the afternoon and eve ning, Mrs. Sawicha became ill, they argued and she refused to go with him to their bedroom, re mainmg instead in the parlor, Sawicha was quoted. When he awakened her to ask for breakfast, the statement said, she was on the floor. BENJAMIN SCHLOSSBERGER Benjamin Schlossberger, 58, 2142 Susquehanna street, died Monday at a hospital here. A veteran of World War I, he served as a sergeant with the A. E. F. in France and saw action in the battle at Chateau - Thierry, where, for wounds received, he was awarded the Purple Heart. rie was a member of American Legion Post No. 27, this city. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Florence M. Schlossberger; a brother, Gregory, and a sister. Mrs. s. uoia, Doth 01 New York City. services were held today at 3 m. at the Dugan funeral home. 1600 Market street, with Rabbi Silver, of Kesher Israel Synagogue, officiating. Burial was in the Kesher Israel Cemetery. Progress. MRS. SOPHIA MARTIN Mrs. Sophia Martin, 92, widow of William A. Martin, died Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. Price, Lewistown. Surviving besides Mrs. Price are another daughter, Mrs. Oscar Lewis, Harrisburg and - two sons, Harry H. and Charles B., both of Harris burg. Mrs. Martin resided in Har risburg for 30 years and moved to Lewistown last August. Services will be Thursday at 2.30 m. at the Fretz funeral home, Valley and Dorcas streets, Lewis - town. Burial will be in the Lewis - town Methodist Cemetery. ELMER ELLSWORTH RHOADS Elmer Ellsworth, Rhoads, 82, a retired foreman of the Pennsylvania Railroad, died today at the home of his son, Howard E. Rhoads, 1215 North Sixteenth street. He is survived by another son, Alton L., New Canaan, Conn.; a daughter, Mrs. Mary L. Cooper, Akron, Ohio; six grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Lillie Beistline, Harrisburg. He was a member of Memorial Lutheran Church and the Knights of Malta. He retired from the rail road in June, 1929, after 40 years of service. Services will be Saturday at 2 p. m. at the Fackler funeral home, 1J14 Derry street, the Rev. Lewis C. Manges, Memorial Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Shoop's Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 7 to 9 p. m. Sophocles wrote 113 tragedies. Partisans Demand All Banks freeze' Yugoslavia Funds Bari, Italy, April 5, (JP) The Yugoslav National Committee of Liberation has . asked banks in Washington, London, Rio De Janeiro and Ankara to cease paying out funds deposited in those institutions by the Yugoslav National Bank, radio Avnoja, a Yugoslav Partisan station, reported today. These funds were said to total one billion dollars. The radio charged the Yugoslav government in exile headed by King Peter is "throwing away more and more money and had finally put its hands on the coun try s last gold reserve, which it is trying to obtain from the deposi tory banks in Washington, Rio De Janeiro, Ankara and London for transformation into dollars with the intention to spend them, squander them for treason and personal luxuries for individual members of the government." In addition to communicating directly with the banks concerned, the national committee also has notified the go'ernments of the United States, Great Britain and the Soviet Union regarding the situation, the broadcast said. V LT. (j.g.) ALBERT L. ALLEN, JR. LT. (j.g.) DEAN M. HOFFMAN, II t Schoolmates, Both in Navy, Meet Somewhere in South Pacific Zone Somewhere in the South Pacific war zone, two young naval officers, Lt. (j.g.) Albert L. Allen, Jr., USNR, and Lt. (j.g.) Dean M. Hoffman, II, USNR, met not long ago, accord ing to news which has just reached their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Allen, 29db North Second street, and Mr. and Mrs. Dean M. Hoffman, 2139 Green street. Their. . surprise . meeting surprise . meeting was especially, significant since, after being, .schoolmates, friends and neighbors, . from . boyhood, each received his promotion from the rank, of ensign to that of junior lieutenant, at the same time. Lieutenant Allen is a graduate of Mercersburg Academy and University of Virginia. He en - ; listed in U. S. Navy in January, 1942, one month after Pearl Har bor, and was granted permission to remain at college until grad uation m June, 1942. He reported to Midshipmen's School at Columbia University in August, 1942, and was commissioned on December 2, 1942. After further training at Norfolk and Key West he Was ' assigned in February, 1943, to destroyer duty in the South Pacific, where he has par ticipated in several campaigns, and is now assistant gunnery officer of his ' ship. Recently he attended an Advanced Gunnery School in the South Pacific area and is now back on his ship. Lieutenant Hoffman, a graduate of Harrisburg Academy and of Franklin and Marshall College, entered the Navy December 24, 1942. He trained at Solomons, Md., and at Norfolk, and received his commission at Northwestern University in Chicago following his indoctrination at Notre Dame. He was then assigned to Landing Ship, Tanks, and sailed from Florida for the South Pacific, where he is now on duty. Mayor Defeated Tulsa, Okla., April 5, (fP) Olney F. Flynn, the first Republican to win a mayoralty election in Tulsa in 16 years, yesterday de feated the Democratic incumbent, Mayor C. H. Veale, who sought re - election for a third term. Churches Mark Holy Week Tonight At Special Services Services to mark Holy Week will be held in many Harrisburg churches tonight. The acceptance of new members, begun with Palm Sunday, will be continued at many of these celebrations. Services include: At Derry Street United Brethren Church, Dr. Harvey D. Hoover, guest preacher, will speak on "A Song of Love" at 7.45 p. m., the Rev. Harry W. Zechman, pastor, said. Robert S. Clippinger, minister of music, will direct the choir. At Redeemer Lutheran Church, the Rev. Alton M. Motter, pastor, will continue his sermon series on "The Bible's 20 Greatest Chap ters to the Human Soul," at 7.45 p. m. At Market Square Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Dr. Elmer C. Homrighausen, professor of Chris tian Education at Princeton Seminary, and now in Harrisburg to lead the Community Holy Week services in the Forum, will preach at 7.30 p. m. The service is sponsored by the J. Henry Spicer Men's Bible Class. Army Officer Talks Lt. Col. Wilfred A. Morgan, headquarter's District No. 3, Third Service Command of the U. S. Army, spoke on "Functions of the Third Service Command" at the luncheon meeting of the Engineers Society today in the William Penn Hotel. He explained the work of the branch and how it fits into the general army scheme. H. Hershey Miller is president of the club. Dr. M. R. Weber OPTOMETRIST 213 WALNUT STREET Diily 9.00 to 3.341 Ires.: Tun., Thurs., Sat. 1 to .S p44444444444444444444444444444444444'k 1 . '. :: i . . . . ' . :: 4 5 . . J: i44444444444444444444444444444444444 !: I I End Faulty Vision with fashionable, scientifically fitted GLASSES HAVE YOUR EYES . EXAMINED BY Dr. Guy D. Vengert OPTOMETRIST 410 II. THIRD ST. (Across From Capitol) Insure yourself of the best. PHONE 6 2753 Office Hours: 8.30 A. M. to 6 P. M. EVENINGS BY APPOINTMENT Parley Slated Here By Newspapermen Ways and Means of improving the appearance of newspapers will be discussed by more than 150 production managers and mechanical superintendents of Pennsylva nia at a two - day meeting here April 10 and 11. The sessions, arranged by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publish ers Association, will also bring out what newspapers are doing as a result of equipment and supply shortages. Included on the speakers' pro gram are David B. Fell, chief of the machinery section of the War Production Board; Arthur W. Levy, editor - in - chief of International News Photos; Harold T. Burns, Edes Manufacturing Company; Joseph H. Hutton, Philadelphia Record; and N. Dewitt Ray, Indiana Evening Gazette; F. W. Mc - Chesney, General Electric Company; H. E. Wilson, The Morley Company; Walter H. Ogden, Cleveland Press; J. P. Grant, The Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, and Daniel B. Hollywood, Lansford Evening Record. Composing room problems will be discussed by C. W. Calkins, publisher Uniontown Herald and Standard; William K. Ulerich, Cen tre Daily Times, State College; E. F. Harlan, Bradford Publications; H. L. Walker, Philadelphia; B. F. Garrity, Hartford Times, and O. E. Davies, Harrisburg Patriot - News. Conference chairman will be Lester H. Butler, mechanical superintendent of the Harrisburg Telegraph. A Grand BEER You CanN Serve IVoudly on Any Occasion; Gas Counterfeiters Hamper Motorists Suppl New York, April 5, (JP) Gasoline ration counterfeiting is one of the most serious problems faced by the OP A, says Shad Polier, director of the Automotive Enforcement Division of the OPA, who adds: "Some people think that a coupon is a guarantee for gasoline, but it won't be if counterfeiting gets out of hand." He told a Writers War Board Conference that black market diversion of gasoline is estimated at 2,500,000 gallons daily and said: "The public will have to pay for its failure to come to grips with the problem." "1 I W.'& L'BEER PDSTGUiUTOiaS 309 Calder St. - Harrisburg - Tel. 4 - 7991 r

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