The Gazette and Daily from York, Pennsylvania on May 8, 1950 · Page 30
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The Gazette and Daily from York, Pennsylvania · Page 30

York, Pennsylvania
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Monday, May 8, 1950
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The Gazette and Dally, York, Pa., Monday Morning, May 8, 1950 30. Deaths And Funerals Civil Rights Filibuster May Face Limitation - Washington, May 7 VP) A secret poll by Southern Democrats indicated today the administration may get within "striking distance of the 64 votes it needs to halt a Senate filibuster against First Power Line Strung Over River The task of stringing the first of three electric power liris across the Susquehanna river at York Haven was completed at 4 p. m. Friday, Fred Cox, Edison Light and Power company engineer said. , The job took about 10 days and Cox said he thought about seven more working days would be re RED LION NEWS (Continued from Page Fourteen)' vicinity attended the Winchester, Va., apple blossom festival and witnessed the festival parade: Lorraine Ferree, Bernice Shoff, -Mrs.- Anthony . Knisley, Ethel Lynch, Mrs. Elsie Dietrich, Mrs. Lillie .Culler,. Mrs.. Mary, Grim, Mrs. Alverta Ebersole, Mrs. Annie , Grove,.' Anna Stine, Mrs. Jacob Shindler, Grace Roseman, Beulah ' Urey, Verna Koons, Romaine Knopp and Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly. Scouts Pack Schoolbags Girl Scout Troop 69, St. John's Reformed church, has completed 14 schoolmates overseas bags for shipment to children of Japan. ' Each bag contains home and school needs, furnished by the scouts. The bags will be shipped to Mrs. Ayaka Noguchi, chairman of the executive committee of Girl Scouting in Japan, who visited recently at this place. The group packed the bags for shipment at its Thursday night meeting held in the church social rooms. A skitt 'Tom Thumb's Wedding," was presented by Patrol 6 with the following cast: "Susan," Nancy Pfeiffer; "Singing Doll," Sylvia Kinard; "Boy Doll," Rosalind Sprenkle; "Girl Doll," Shelva Harlacker; "Rag Doll," Nancy Phillips; "Clown," Dana Knisley; "Bride Doll," Beth Winstead, and "Tom Thumb,' Linda Burg. Mrs. Victor Winstead directed this skit. Plans were made to hold a mother and daughter tea Thursday evening, May 18, in the social rooms. Six girls completed their housekeeper badge requirements and another group built two' bird houses. Twenty-nine members and five leaders were present. Attendance Report Eight hundred and sixty students of the local schools maintained perfect attendance last month, school officials have reported. In the junior-senior high school, 505 pupils were in the group while the remaining 355 came from the grade schools. By home rooms, listed by the teacher's name, the following numbers of children did not miss any sessions: High school Helen Clevenger, 18; Bessie V. Reiver, 18; Elizabeth Bair, 21; Jeanette Espenshade, 25; Hilda Kocsis, 19; Marie Keeports, 20; Clair Frits, 28; N. Eugene Shoemaker, 20; Francis Miller, 23; David Ziegler, 45; Paul Hangen, 25; John Beck-ley, 27; Daniel Myers, 32; Naomi Myers, 25; Julia Heilman, 13; Harold Myers, 27; Pauline Cole, 26; James Adams, 22; Richard Baldwin, 22; Dorothy Adams, 25, and Marjorie Kostenbader, 24. Intermediate grades Mary Waughtel, 18; Elesta Foust, 22; Florence Spangler, 19; Mary Fauth, 20; Kathryn Ziegler, 23; Elizabeth Hake, 24; Evelyn Fowler, 24; Dorothy Furst, 20; Mary E. Shaub, 18; Edna Miller, 19; Helen Krug, 14 Romaine Hollway, 22; a civil rights bill. In their unofficial nose count, some Dixie senators forecast 59 "yes" and 32 "no" votes with five absentees in , the first effort to limit debate on a motion by Senator Lucas of Illinois, the ma jority leader, to bring up a fair employment practices commission (FEPC) bill. Lucas' motion is up ' for argument in the Senate tomorrow with Southerners ready to start a filibustering round of talking in which they claim to have 23 members enlisted to participate. ' Lucas already has said he won't try this week to kill off the filibuster. Republicans already have ed circulation of a cloture or debate limiting petition. Sixteen signatures on such a petition forces a Senate vote two days later on the question of limiting each senator to an hour's talk. Cancer Victims Can Get Supplies York county cancer victims may borrow sick room supplies from the loan closet of the York unit, American Cancer society, Dr. Fred W. Wright, Hanover, president, announced at Thursday night's meeting of 15 society directors. At the same-time, Dr. Wright said that additional contributions would be accepted for the closet situated at society headquarters, 19 North Duke street. Mrs. K. T. Steigelman is in charge of supplies. A weekly tumor clinic will be conducted by Dr. Lewis C. Pusch, York hospital pathologist, at the hospital at 3 p. m. Fridays. Russel Gohn, county drive chairman, reported that about $9,500 of the $25,000 goal has been received to date. County groups still have not reported. A meeting of drive workers will be held this week at a time and place to be announced. Mrs. Henry F. Burg, West Broadway, was the only girl of the 41 baton twirling contestants to receive a superior rating. The only other superior rating' awarded went to a boy. Miss Burg is the first individual Red Lion High school student to ever have won that rating in the state finals.: One other Red Lion High school entry, a cornet trio, composed of Gerald Wert, Ronald Geesey and Robert McFarland, earned a superior rating. The trio is well- 1 -3 Un 1 - J La. n jviivj vv ii aim lino mjtu ci nuiiitvi. o. times on radio and television programs. Other local entries finished in these rating classes : William Matthews, snare drum, excellent, and Gerald Wert, trumpet solo, good. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT quired before the other two lines are in place. The first line was continued across the main line of the Pennsylvania railroad which , runs along the river, he added. The project requires feeding, small rope through cables atop towers on either side of the river. The size of the rope is increased gradually until steel cable can be tugged across. The line will carry 114,000 volts of electricity from the Metropolitan Edison plant in Middletown to Dillsburg, Gardners and Hanover and tie in with the Pennsylvania Electric company's substation at Roxbury in Cumberland county. Dover Man Breaks Arm, Lea In Fall From Roof A Dover man broke his right leg and forearm when he fell from the second floor roof of his home at 9 a. m. Saturday while washing windows. John Eisenhart, 41, of 78 South Main street, was taken to York hospital. His condition last night was reported as. satisfactory. Weather Calendar Weather Forecast EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA Fair and cooler Monday. Some frost likely in the interior Monday night. Tuesday cloudy and cool followed by some rain. MARYLAND Fair and cooler Monday. Some chance of scattered light frost in interior Monday night. Tuesday cloudy and cool followed by rain. Daily Weather Report Local Station U. S. Weather Bureau (York Water Co.) York, Pa.. May 6, 1950, 5 P. M. TEMPERATURES Maximum , 85 Minimum . .. , 59 Range 26 Set At 5 P. M 81 PRECIPITATION Rainfall 02 PREVALING WIND J Direction Soutmvest CHARACTER OF THE DAY M Weather . Partly Ciouciy CLAYTON L. BOTT, Local Observer. Daily Weather Report Local Station U. S. Weather Bureau (York Water Co.) York Pa.. May 7, 1950, 5 P. M. TEMPERATURES Maximum 81 Minimum 54 Range 27 Set At 5 P. M 74 PREVALING WIND. Direction , West CHARACTER OF THE DAY Weather Clear CLAYTON L. BOTT, Local Observer. Almanac For Today SUN RISES '. 5:59 A.M. SUN SETS 8:11 P. M. MOON RISES 2:19 V. UPf The U. the following Chicago .... Cleveland . . luiaini ...... New York . . . S. Weather Report S. Weather Bureau reported temperatures tor May 7. Weather High Low Precip, Clear 53 43 .... ......Clear 57 47 .... ieui' chs , .P Cloudy 69 ... .Cloudy 80 ..P Cloudy" 71 Clear 74 . .P Cloudy 82 58 .... 61 i... 50 ' .... 51 .... 66 Philadelphia Pittsburgh , St. Louis . . Washington River Stages Wrightsville 6 ft. Harrisburg 5.11 ft. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT India Train Falls From Bridge; 81Dead,100Kurt New Delhi, India, Monday, May 8 UP) The crack Punjab mail train plungqd 50" feet from a .bridge in Bihar state early yesterday. It was feared more than . 100 persons were killed and about 250 injured in this worst train smashup in Indian history, the newspaper statesman said today. Official figures said 81 so far-are known to have been killed and . 100 injured. A dispatch from Pat-na to the Staetesman, published here, indicated the casualties are expected to go much higher when search of the wreckage has been completed. The chief of the criminal investigation department at Bihar said he has no doubt the train was derailed by saboteurs. Fishplates holding the rails together had been removed, and the end of one rail had been disconnected and pushed slightly inwards, he said. Crawford Will Lead Savings Bond Drive A U. S. Savings Bond Independence Drive will be led in York county by Howe M. Crawford, president of York National Bank and Trust company. Crawford, who is county savings bond chairman, will be assisted by a committee representing cooperating banks, industries and business and civic agencies., Pennsylvania's share v of the $653,950,000 national quota is $52,250,000. The drive ends July 4. Mosebrook And Fries To Attend USA Session York county members of United Steelworkers of America, CIO, will have two representatives at the union's National convention, opening in Atlantic City, N. J. tomorrow. Bernard Mosebrook, 995 Lancaster avenue, president of McKay company local 2151 and Mel-vin Fries, Mt. Wolf, president of local 3019, will be the delegates. Approximately 2,000 local unions and 1,000,000 steelworkers will be represented at the five-day convention. WEST YORK NEWS (Continued from Page 4) party Saturday at 6:30 p.m.. at .Pine Tree fnn. Committee To Meet The committee for the Reliance Fire company carnival to be held May 22-27, will meet tonight at 7:30 o'clock at the fire hall. 97 Attend Banquet Ninety-seven persons attended the joint banquet of Class 3 and the Young Men's class of St. James Lutheran Sunday school held Saturday night at Salem Union church, Jacobus. The pastor, Rev. G. E. Miller, offered prayer. Brief talks were given by Miss Almena Metzgar, George Jacobs and Robert Beers, teachers. Rev. Miller spoke on the theme, "Fellowship."' Two cornet solos were played by Frank Werner, Jrr-Elmer Haverstock, Sunday School superintendent, spoke briefly. Lee Beck led group singing. Horace Stine, of Hanoverr gave imitations. H. Stover, president of the Young Men's class, announced that a joint picnic of the two classes would be held June 17 at a picnic grove near Jacobus. Foursquare Church About 100 persons attended Communion services last night at Foursquare Lighthouse church, the pastor, Rev. Norman Ort, announced. Special music was presented by Mrs. Blake Nesbit, Carl Harlacker, Mrs. Charles Shaffner, Mrs. Stuart Firestone and the choir. The Bible Study group will meet tomorrow at 7:45 p. m. The Crusaders will convene Thursday at 7:45 p. m., with Carl Harlacker in charge. 450 Attend Play Approximately 450 persons attended the final performance of the West York Alumni play, "Cuckoos on the Hearth," presented Saturday night in the high school auditorium. Members of the cast, backstage crew and business staff were . guests yesterday at the Winters-town home of Tom Miller, who directed the production. DUERR RE-ENLISTS Pfc. William James Duerr, 20, son of Alvin Duerr and Mrs. Marie Julie Frey, of Shrewsbury, recently enlisted for four years in the U. S. Air Force. Prior to this enlistment Pvt. Duerr served 18 months with the U. S. Army. He will be temporarily assigned to the Lackland Air Force base, San Antonio, Tex. (Continued from Page 29) Funeral services for Mrs. Laura B. Wentzler, wife of Hartman G. VvVntrW whn died Wednesday at her home, 1262 East Philadelphia street, were held Saturday at East Wildwood cemetery, Williams-port. Rev. Herbert G. Kline, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran church, officiated. Pallbearers were Clyde H. Tallman, Paul Williams, Andrew Stabler and Robert E. German. Interment was in East Wild-wood cemetery. Sgt. Charles A. Small Military funeral services for First Sgt. Charles A. Small, 1415 West Market street, who died Tuesday at Walter Reed General hospital, Washington, were held Saturday at the Koller Funeral home. , Rev. Vernon Baum, pastor of St. Stephen's Reformed church, officiated. The military rites were by members of West York Memorial Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Pallbearers were H. Miller, K. Kinsey, J. Snellbaker, W. Alding-er, M. Morton and R. Ketterman. Members of the color guard and firing squad were M. Goodling, R. King, H. Shue, L. Berry, G. Eyster, R. Dennis, H. Stambaugh and J. Zimmerman. Burial was in Mt. Rose cemetery. . Edgar S. Quickel Funeral services for Edgar S. Quickel, who died Wednesday at his residence, 1308 North George street, were held Saturday at the Shindler Funeral home. Rev. Dr. Carl N. Mundis, pastor of Fifth EUB church, officiated. Pallbearers were: Harold Quickel, Kenneth Shultz, Rodger Shultz, James Shultz, Donald Shultz and Nelson Shultz. Interment was in the Union cemetery, Manchester. Mrs. Emma Bowman Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Bowman, widow of Harry Bowman, who died Thursday at the home of Mr and Mrs. Harry Uhler, 22 South Rockburn street, were held yesterday at the Shindler Funeral home. Rev. Jay H. Arnold, pastor of Westminster Presbyter Jan. church, officiated. Pallbearers were: W. J. Garland, Jr., Harry Garland, W. R. Garland and Roy E. Garland. Interment was in the Mechanics-burg cemetery. - Lt. Helen N. March Funeral services for Lt. Helen Naomi March, 43, daughter of Eliabeth L. Roser March, Homeland Gardens, York, RD 8, who was killed in a truck-car crash Friday near Newberrytown, will be held at 2 p. m. tomorrow at the Shindler Funeral home, 915 North Duke street. Full military rites will be conducted by a detail from the Naval depot, Mechanicsburg. Rev. E. J. Bayne, pastor of Bethany EUB church, will officiate. Interment will be in Prospect Hill cemetery. George Edward Gladfelter Funeral services for George Edward Gladfelter, who died Tuesday at his residence, 523 Walnut street, were held Saturday at the Etzweiler Funeral home. Rev. William A. Janson, pastor of Messiah Lutheran church, officiated. Pallbearers were Robert, Harry, Norman G., Jr. and Arthur Gladfelter, James Bohn and James Fritchie. Interment was in Mt. Rose cemetery. Rider Fractures Leg In Fall From Horse Wilfred Markey, 23, Dallastown, RD 1, broke his right leg at 8 o'clock last night when he fell from a horse. Taken to York hospital, Markey was reported in satisfactory condition. Slayer Of Policeman Dies In Chambersburg Chambersburg, Pa., May 7 UP) Albert Nicholas Gnatz, the 55-year-old convict whom 2,000,000 Phftadelphians were asked to watch for, died today in Chambersburg hospital of bullet wounds. Pennsylvania State Police shot him a little more than five days after the fatal subway shooting of a Philadelphia policeman. In defiance of a relentless manhunt he had launched by the slaying of Patrolman James J. Donohoe, Gnatz set out last night to execute a previously planned holdup of a supermarket in nearby Shippensburg, police said. He walked straight into a police trap, tried to shoot his way out and was cut down by a state policeman's bullet. Irene Grove, 19; Ella Stiles, 14; rfi - -1 r..-rw- -r. i , i xiiciiiia oiniui, J.O, vjiace jLisuei, 18, and kindergarten, Armeda Eb-erly and Gladys Slenker, 43. The Burg' ambulance was used yesterday to convey these persons from the York hospital to their respective homes: Mrs. Edison Smith and infant daughter, 118 North Main street, and Mrs. Russell Stabley and infant daughter, North Park street and First avenue. LT Ticket Sale The ticket sale for the next production, "Three Strikes You're Out," was launched by members of the Red Lion Little Theatre at a meeting Thursday evening in the Elks home. The play will be presented May 19 and 20 in the Municipal building. Tickets may be obtained from the secretary, Miss Barbara Snyder. It was announced that a prize will be awarded to the boy or girl selling the most tickets for the production. The person selling the second highest number will receive a free membership in the organization for the next year. This nomination committee was appointed to prepare a slate of officers to be elected at the June 8 meeting: Mrs. Richard Shaffer, chairman, Mrs. Albert Ziegler, James Sheffer, Charles Tome and Mrs. Jay Zarfos. Mary Harbaugh, membership secretary, reported that the organization has 88 members at the present time. It was announced that additional ushers and backstage workers are needed for the next production. Persons interested are asked to contact Miss Barbara Snyder. Forensic Winners The superior rating won by Miss Alta Burg in the state music and forensic final at Pittsburgh Friday marked the first time a freshman student has ever captured that rating in baton twirling. Miss Burg, daughter of Mr. and ... a message from fcfwpi pi! C i " - I worley I::)Mk Candidate for the ifV Republican nomination f for Congress from ' this district 1. In the same speech in which my opponent in the primary elections, Chester Gross, suggested that I, being a Quaker, could not take the oath required for serving in federal office, he called Herbert Hoover the "patron saint" of the Republican Party. Mr. Hoover is a Quaker. Mr. Hoover took the oath. So can I. J J 2. As far as character and fitness for public office are concerned, I am ready to pit my integrity of character and qualifications as a legislator against those of Mr. Gross any tim A Yote For WORLEY May 16 Is a Vote For a Republican Yictory In November j

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