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38 THE EVENING NEWS, Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday, March 20, 1947 Abbott, Cosfello To Be Subpenaed In Gambling Loss By United Press CHICAGO, March 20. Sub-penas will be issued for the appearance of movie comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello before a grand jury to testify about their alleged losses of $85,000 in gambling with Michael (the Greek) Potson, Chicago gambler and night club operator, Assistant United States Attorney Joseph M. Solon announced today. Solon said the grand jury would convene about April 1, and that he may issue the subpenas for Abbott and Costello today. Albert Hoke Herd Leads In February Dairy Report MILLERSBURG, March 20. Twenty-six cows tested during the month of February produced 17,145.9 pounds of milk and 799.4 pounds of butterfat, announced the Young Farmers of Millersburg in a recent report. Albert Hoke attained the highest herd average with 745.7 pounds of milk and 33.4 pounds of butterfat per cow. The 10 highest cows for the month were: Samuel Lebo, owner, 1171.6 pounds of milk and 46.9 pounds of butterfat; Albert Hoke, owner, 868 pounds of milk and 46 pounds of butterfat: Francis Reitz, owner, 1092 pounds of milk and 37.8 pounds of butterfat; Francis Reitz, owner, 714 pounds of milk and 37.8 pounds of butterfat; Albert Hoke, owner, 714 pounds of milk and 36.4 pounds of butterfat; Francis Reitz, owner, 850 pounds of milk and 34.4 pounds of butterfat; Albert Hoke, owner, 10U4 pounds of milk and 34.1 pounds of butterfat; Albert Hoke, owner, 840 pounds of milk and 33.6 pounds of butterfat; Francis Reitz, owner, ,728 pounds of milk and 33.5 pounds of butterfat, and Albert Hoke, owner, 1050 pounds of milk and 32.5 pounds of butterfat The highest herd average was attained by Albert Hoke with 745.7 pounds of milk and 33.4 pounds of butterfat per cow. Building Permits Issued For Dozen Billboards Twelve billboards, 12x25 feet, are to be erected in nine sections of the city under permits taken out at City Hall today by the General Outdoor Advertising Company. The loca tions are: 1114 North Cameron street, 1157 Market street, Second and Vine streets, two at Seventh and Ross streets, two at Sixteenth and Paxton streets, two on North Seventh street above Harris, and one each at Cameron and Dock streets. Paxton and Cameron streets, and intersection of old Paxton street and Cameron. Will Organize Boys' Club at Shippensburg SHIPPENSBURG, March 20. A meeting has been called this evening at 8 o'clock in the municipal building to discuss the organization of a boy's club. Chief of Police Edmund J. Hunter is promoting the project. Representatives attending the meeting will be from the senior and junior Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Lions Club, Muinequa Social Club, Oscar . M. Hykes Post, American Legion, Durff-Kuhn Post, Veterans of Foreign War, public schools, Vigilant and Cumberland Hose Companies. JUVENILE ARRESTS SLUMP By United Press NEW YORK, March 20. The number of juvenile arrests declined 21 per cent, in 1946, according, to Police Commissioner Arthur Wal-lander In his annual report to Mayor William O'Dwyer. i NEW YORK BUTTER MARKET By United Press NEW YORK, March 20. Butter receipts 616,032 lbs. Market weak. First hand receivers wholesale net price level on bulk cartons: Creamery higher than 92 score (AA) 67'-68c; creamery 92 score (A) 67c; creamery 90 score (B) 67c; creamery 89 score (C 66V4C. ADVERTISEMENT INVITATION FOR BIDS Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Sealed proposal!, addressed to the Commissioner! of the Franklin County Institution District, Pennsylvania, for the Construction of a complete sewage disposal system will ba received at the office of the District in the Courthouse at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, until April t, 1947, at 11:00 A. M., EST, at which time and place they wiU be publicly opened and read aloud. Copies of the contract drawlnrs. specifications and other contract documents are on file and open to public inspection at the olfice of the District Officer, Courthouse, Chambersbnrg, Pennsylvania, and sets of . om'nt" maT b obtained from the chief clerk upon deposit of SI 0.00 for each set . Provided the documents are returned in good condition within 10 ? . tb . te of ree'vln proposals, deposits will be refunded In run u a formal proposal Is submitted to the District. ... KTk!Jfhr,"c,';,'.,rd1 th m" bd security to be furnished by each bidder Is stated In Instructions to Bidders. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance L?J,.,u,?v0' nDt le" tn,n one hundred (100) per cent, of the total price bid for the completed work, such bond to be that of an approved hin,J"XZrj ,u' B,,I,?rov.ed ,nret3' om"nIec authorised to transact Dullness within the State of Pennsylvania, atN!!f b.h.e.m?,' 7,KtI",r!w Dld wltnln m " h!dni.J tiJ V. fu thereof- Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the scheduled time for the opening of bid or authorised postponement thereof. District'11! 0n thU Contrct wlH b 4i 1 " " Institution s..-IJl"i.,5!?"nl",,one.,f .the Institution District of Franklin County. 5 or In liU.'tlTi ih" 10 w"ve Informalities In or reject If the District contract as is deemed tn the best interest Norman C. Feldman Chief Clerk PHILADELPHIA PRODUCE MARKET By United Press PHILADELPHIA, March 20. Receipts were light and trading limited on the local-wholesale produce market today according to the Federal-State Market News Service. Apples Bushel baskets and Eastern boxes, N. J. Delicious, 2'a Inch minimum, $3.50, Utilities, $2.25-2.50, Golden Delicious 2'a inch $3.75, Paragons 2 'a Inch 3: Stavmans. 2Va inch $3-3.5, Pa. Homes, 2 'a inch $3; wrapped counts, 88 s to 113's, $3.25-3.50, Staymans, 3 inch, $3.75-4, showing scald $2.7a, 2'a men fri.za, snow scald, $2.50. Beets Pa. bushel baskets topped, few ordinary, 75c. Cabbage 50 lb. sacks, Danish type, N Y. 75-90c. Pa. 75c. . Carrots Pa. bushel baskets topped and washed, fair 90c-$l, 'a bushel baskets, 60c. Collards Va. Norfolk section, bushel baskets XI. few $1.10. Dandelions N. J. grown under sash, baskets, few- $1.60. Kale Va. Norfolk section, bushel baskets $1, few $1.10. Mushrooms Pa. 3 lb. baskets, $1.25-1.35, few $1.40, spots 75c, pints 18-20c. Onions N. Y. 50 lb. sacks, yellows, U. S. 1 medium, some fair, $1.35-1.65. Parsnips Pa. Va busnes oasKeis wasnea, 70-75c. . Sweet potatoes N. J. bushel Hampers, Jersey type, yellow, some fair, $2-2.50, few $2.65, mediums $1.50, small $1-1.25, reds $2.75-3: white yams, $2.50, goldens $3.25, mediums $2-2.2a, small i.au. Turnips Pa. bushel Daskeis wnue washed, ordinary SI. 70 lb. sacks Ruta- baeas. $2. turnip 'tops. Va. Eastern Shore section, bushel hampers $i.au. White potatoes Pa. 1WJ lb. sacks vari ous varieties, mostly Katahdins, U. a, 1 or better, some tair aa.ou-z.ia. lew j. poorer $2-2.25. size B few sales $1; 50 lb. paper sacks Katahdins, U. S. 1 or better, $1.40, few$1.50, size B, few 75c; N. J. 100 lb. sacks, Katahdins, U. S. 1 or better, few $2.75. Butter Market' weak and 1 to lVic lower on top grade. Trading dull to fair. Wholesale selling prices, Grade AA bulk 70'ac; Grade A, 69-70C Eggs Market about steady on top grade, steady to firm on undergrade. Large-quantity sales of fancy nearbys difficult to affect except at concessions and all sizes of brown specials In slow demand. Fancy marks of Western extra large, mixed colors, Grade A. held closely. Demand in general slow. Wholesale selling prices as follows: Consumer Grade A extra large 47'a-50'ac: large 45Va-49c: mediums 45-47c; wholesale grades, specials, extra large, 47-50'ac; large 45Va-48'ac; mediums 44-47Vac; extras 1 & 2 large, 45-48c; mediums 44-45c; standards 43!4-44!ic; current receipts, 43- 43 'Ac. Live poultry Average run Leghorns draggy. Broilers slow. Ordinary chickens at concessions. Quotations: Fowls, colored, fancy, 38-40c; few yearlings 41c; fat fowls at a premium of lc to 3c. Ordinary 36- 37c; Leghorns, fancy, 26-28c; few extra fancy, 29-30c; ordinary 24-25c; old roosters 20-25c; pullets, fancy, heavy, 41-43c; few extra fancy 44-46c; ordinary 38-40c, roasting chickens, 454 lbs. and over, 34-36c; small sales 37c; springers, fancy, 3-4 lbs. 31'a-33c; few 4 lbs. 33'a-34c; ordinary 22-27c; common and inferior 5-15c; ducks, Muscovy, 33-35c; turkeys, hens, 50-52c; toms 33-35c; canons few sales, 56-57c. Dressed poultry Market generally firmer on fine stock. Demand moderate. Quotations: Fowls, fresh-killed, fancy, 44- 46c; light and ordinary 29-42c; roasting chickens, 5 .lbs. and over, fancy, 44-46c; 4Va lbs. 42c; 4 lbs. 39-40c; fryers 37- 38c: broilers 38-40c; old roosters 22c: ducks. Long Island, fresh, 34-35c; squabs 80-95c. Wheat Market weak and prices declined five cents. Quotations: No. 2 Red Winter, garlicky, March, $2.80. Corn Market dull and prices declined five cents. Quotations: No. 2 yellow, $1.88-1.90. Oats Prices declined two cents. Quotations: No. 2, 36 lbs. test weights, $1.12-1.14. NEW YORK EGG MARKET By United Press NEW YORK. March 20. Egg receipts 34,759 cases of 30 dozen eggs each. Mar ket steady. (Wholesale selling price per dozen): Mixed colors: Extra fancy heavy. weights 46'a-47'2C; extras 1 large 46c: extras 2 large 45c; extras 1 & 2 mediums 44-44'ac; standards 1 large 46'4c; stand ards 2 large 46'4c; standards 3 & 4 large 43V2c; current receipts 43c; dirties (mm 43 lbs), 41c; checks 38'Ac. Whites extra fancy heavyweights 50- 50 Va; extras 1 large 48'i-49c; extras 2 large 48c; extras 1 & 2 mediums 47'a-48c duck eggs average 72c. Browns extra fancy heavyweights 47Vi-48c; extras large 46'-46Vac; extras 2 large 45'ac; extras 1 ec 2 mediums 4o-4Dyac. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK MARKET International News Service CHICAGO. March 20. Hoes 8000. in cluding 3000 direct: steady. Early top $27.75; bulk $26.75-27.75; heavy $26.50-27.50; medium $27.75-27.75; light $27-27.75; light lights $26.75-27.50; packing SOWS $23.00-24; pigs $18-24. Cattle 6000: steady. Ca ves 800. Steady. Good and choice steers $25-29; common and medium $20-25; yearlings $16-29; heifers $16-25: cows $12-18: bulls $12-17: calves $10-27; feeder steers $15-22. Stock-ers: steers $14-20; cows and heifers $11-18. Sheep 5000; steady. Medium and choice lambs $21-23.75; culls and common $14- 18: yearlings $15-20; ewes $7-10.50; feeder lambs $18-22. LANCASTER LIVESTOCK MARKET By United Press LANCASTER. March 20. Hoas 403. Westerns $26-26.50. local lighfrveiahts S22-25. Good and choice 160 to 230 lbs. S25.50-27.50, 250 to 500 lbs. $22-27.50. sows $20-23. Cattle 290: calves 216 Vealers. ennrf and choice $25-26. Cull and common $7-15. Dry-fed: Steers, choice $25-26, common . $16-18. Heifers, good $18-19, common $12-14. Cows, choice $14.75-15.75, cutters and canners $8.25-12.50. Bulls, good to choice $18-20, cutters $12-15. U. S. TREASURY BALANCE International yews Service ' WASHINGTON, March 20. Treasury balance March 18, $5,537,895,-234.93; internal revenue, $45,993,-469.19; customs receipts, $22,983,-001.93; receipts, $30,852,398,463; expenditures, $27,829,706,468. . MEW YORK HAY MARKET By United Press ' NEW YORK. March 20. Hay prices continued unchanged today. N. L. Walck H. S. Appenzellar Tim W. McCleary Commissioners of Franklin County Market Moves Irregularly By United Press NEW YORK, March 20. Stocks moved irregularly this morning with volume small. Toward noon the list ranged from one point lower to one-point higher. A few issues, including several pre-ferreds, moved through wider arcs Steels eased fractionally while motors were steady. Rails made an irregular decline. Utilities had sev eral firm spots. Among the wider movers Edison Stores preferred sold at 105, up 2; Pere Marquette preferred 83, up 2; Budd Manufacturing preferred 85, up iy4; Clark Equipment 56 up 1; Mesta Machine 43, up 1: Norfolk & Western 143, off 1, and Charles Pfizer 53, up lT'g. The last reported record sales and prof its for 1946. Bethlehem Steel was at 91, off United States Steel 71, off ; Chrysler 95, unchanged; General Motors 59, off yg; DuPont 183y4, up Vt American Telephone 165, off ; Santa Fe 87, off ; New York Central 17, off y8; United States Rubber 52'4, off , and Standard Oil of New Jersey 65, off . NEW YORK STOCK QUOTATIONS High 11a.m. 15 35 95 25 14 14 32 165 74 41 39 87 33 21 14 35 91 21 35 12 18 32 49 95 11 24 3 10 5 183 17 35 59 64 55 41 59 17 6 25 31 14 45 35 23 19 Adams Exp 15 Allis-Chal 35 Am Can 95 Am Loco 25 Am Pwr & Lt 14 Am Rad & S S 14 Am SH Fdies 32'4 Am T & T 165 Am Tob B 74 Vs Am Woolen 41 Anaconda 39 Atchison 87 Atl Refining 33 Vz Bald Loco 21 Bal & Ohio 14V4 Bendix Avn 35 Va Beth Steel 91 Vt Boeing Air 21Vs Briggs Mfg 35 Can Pac 12 Celanese 18 Cerro de Pasco 32 C & O 49V4 Chrysler 95 Col Gas HVi Com Solvents 24 Com & So 3 Cont Mot 10 Vt Curtiss Wright 5 DuPont 183y4 Elec Pwr & Lt 17 G E 35 Gen Mot 59 Goodrich 64 Goodyear 55 y4 fit No rvf .' 417. Gulf Oil 59 Hud Mot 17 Hupp Mot 6 111 Central 25 Int Nickel 31L Int T&T 14 Kenne 45' Kresge SS 35 Loew's 23 Lorillard 19 Mont Ward 57 Murray 13 y4 Nash Kelv 17 Nat Bisc '. 30 Nat Dairy '. 33 Vt . 57 13 16 33 Nat Pwr & Lt xd .... 1 N Y Central 18 Norf & West 243 No Amer 26 Packard 6 Penn R R 22 1 17 243 26 6 21 Pullman 58 Radio 8 Radio-K-Or 14 Rem Rand 33 y4 Republic Steel 28 Reyn Tob B , 40 Sears Roebuck 35 Shell Un Oil 27 Vt Socony-Vacuum 14 So Pacific 4078 Std G & E 4 pf 30 Std Oil N J 65 Studebaker 21 58 074 14 33 28 35 i i y4 14 40 30 65 21 59 47 20 Texas Co 59 Timken R B 47 Trans & West Air 20 Un Car 98 98 Un Aircraft 18 Un Air Lines 24 24 3 23 '52 72 19 33 25 . 48 un Corp Un Gas Imp .. 3 23 52 72 19 U S Rubber .. U S Steel West Un A .. West Air Brake 33 Westing Elec 25 wooiworth 48 Chambersburg Banker Heads Historical Body CHAMBERSBURG. March 20. W. Ralph Appenzellar, president of the Chambersburg Trust Company, was I elected president of the Kittoch'tinny I Historical Society at an organizational meeting Tuesday night of the I board of directors. He succeeds the late J. H. Stoner, Waynesboro. D. N orris Benedict, Waynesboro, was elected vice-president. Arthur w. uillan and H. M. Frederick, both of this place, were reelected secretary and treasurer, respectively, and Thomas S. Gamble, this place, was reappointed librarian. Members elected to the executive committee were: Dr. R. G. Mowrey, Quincy: Chester E. Adams, Waynesboro; A. J. White Hutton. George K. Lehner and Conrad E. Fogel-sanger all of this place. Preceding the meetine. the tors were guests of Mr. Benedict at dinner at the Anthony Wayne Ho- iei, waynesDoro. Shippensburg Residents Sojourning in Florida SHIPPENSBURG, March 20. Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Currens, West King street, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold S. Garling have gone on a two weeks' vacation in Florida. Mrs. George Watson, East King street, is spending some time in Miami, Fla., with her daughter, Mrs. Forney P. George, of Carlisle. Mrs. Richard Woods, South Prince street, has returned from some months stay in Miami. She is visiting with her daughter and family at State College. Shippensburg Debaters Attend Penn State Meet SHIPPENSBURG, March . 20. Delegates from the State Teachers College will participate in the State Convention of Debaters at Penn State tomorrow and Saturday. The convention will take the form of a legislative session. Subjects which will be discussed are labor management relations and medical care. Shippensburg has scheduled two debates with Pennsylvania College for women. Delegates representing the State Teachers College are: Adaline Gan- arelli, chairman; Adele Goldberg, Richard Schweiker, Hans Schneider, Paul Herman and Glen Adams. Dickinson Will Fete Students CARLISLE, March 20. Seventy- five "A" students will be guests of the faculty of Dickinson College tonight at the annual Scholarship Dinner in the College Commons. The dinner will follow a Phi Beta Kappa initiation. The dinner honor guests will be students who have achieved "A" averages during the past three sessions. Wives or husbands of these students also will be guests. Dr. John C. M. Grimm, secretary to the faculty, said 175 persons are expected at the dinner. The Dickinson Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will initiate four students at a ceremony at 4.30 o'clock this afternoon in Memorial Hall. They are Miriam E. Koontz, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Car lisle; Blake L. Spahr and Jean H. Uhland, Carlisle, and Fenton Adams, Reading. The Dickinson Chapter was founded in 1817 and is the old est Phi Beta Kappa chapter in Pennsylvania. Dr. Alpheus T. Mason, of Prince ton University, will be the dinner speaker. He is a graduate of Dickinson and the author of the best seller "Brandeis a Free Man's Life." President William W. Edel will preside. Carlisle Merchants Oppose Bank Holiday CARLISLE, March 20. Opposition to the all-day closing of banks on Saturdays was voiced by the local merchants in a letter to State Senator George N. Wade, urging him to enlist his support in balking any measures that may come before the Legislature affecting Saturday bank closing. 'The letter, prepared by Harry H. Gaylor, chairman of the Carlisle Retail Merchants Bureau, upon authorization of its executive committee, declares the "members of the committee believe it would be a serious handicap to the business and financial interests of market towns like Carlisle for our banks to close all day on Saturday." He stated "Saturday is the day that farmers come to town. The market attendants come in for the larmers market, and Saturday is by far the largest day of the week for our retailers." "If the banks were closed all day Saturday," the letter continues, "the merchants would be obliged to draw large sums of cash on Friday so as to take care ".of their customers' needs on Saturday. This would mean not only inconvenience but also a serious risk in having their cash exposed to theft over night." Carlisle Students Win Prizes for Pike Essays CARLISLE, March 20.-The winners of the essay contest on the Pennsylvania Turnpike were announced by Principal Mark N. Burk-hart, of the Carlisle High School. Beauford S. Swartz, contest sponsor and former owner of the James Wilson Hotel, who plans to erect an inn on the Harrisburg pike near the Middlesex entrance to the turnpike, awarded three prizes totaling $85. The first prize, a $50 United States Savings Bond, was awarded to Wil liam B. Harper, vho moved to In diana since the contest was launched He won special recommendation be cause of an excellent map of the turnpike used to illustrate his essay, Peggy Jane Goodyear won the second prize of a $25 bond and the third prize of $10 was awarded to Joan Kuntz, both members of the junior class. Sportsmen Will See "Realm of the Wild' MECHANICSBURG, March 20. A motion picture, "Realm of the Wild" will feature the program of entertainment for a meeting of the Mechanicsburg Sportsmen's Protective Association tonight at 8 o'clock at the American Legion Home. Tonight's meeting is in observance of National Wild Life Week. Ellwood B. F. Straub, president, will conduct the business meeting nd the program and social hour will ollow. Refreshments will be served. Members are extending the privilege of bringing prospective new members. CHICAGO GRAIN OPENING By United Press CHICAGO. March 20. Grain futures opened higher on the Board of Trade today. May wheat varied MiC both higher and lower, but the other wheat deliveries ranged Vtc to 2c higher. Corn was l'tc to 3c higher, oats Vac to 3c higher and barlev inactive. Scattered support gave firm under tones to March and September wheat. and to March and July corn at the start. Commission houses bought wheat. while cash houses bought corn. There was little of the free selling that previously has cracked both wheat and corn to the bottom price limit. However, traders with long positions still watched for any change the Government makes in contracts involved with cash wheat in Southwestern markets. Former buying splurges in wheat futures apparently were spurred by a scarcity of cash wheat. Selling followed when reports said the Uovernment might accept wheat delivered in April which was contracted for March delivery. At Kansas City. September wheat gained t"tc to 5c at the opening. The other deliveries however, dropped Vac to 2'Ac. Minneapolis wheat opened 3vc lower. while oats varied c lower to higher. Winnipeg rye started unchanged to lHc higher. JUDGE FINDS From Page One of the prison employes is warranted. "The District Attorney advises us that he has found no evidence which would warrant criminal prosecution," Judge Woodside said. "Under the law, it is for that board (prison board) to determine what if any disciplinary action against any of its employes is warranted in this case." The Wade boy, who died at the Harrisburg Hospital of peritonitis from a ruptured appendix, about eight hours after he was admitted from jail, complained of being sick the day after he was admitted to jail, the investigation revealed. It was known to another youth, who shared the cell with Wade, and two prisoners, who were known as "runners." One "runner" gave him epsom salts, which the young prisoner took, the report says. Told No Guards The boy's indiscretion was that he did not report his illness to any of the guards,' warden or his deputies, the court said. He stood up, as required, in his cell every morning during the guard s good morning" inspection anl was thought to have eaten the food served him, although the other juvenile said Wade frequently did not eat his food and he ate both portions. The time when Leas received the report of the youth's illness is in connct, Judge Woodside said It was some time between 7.40 and 10 a. m. on March 10. The prison physician, Dr. S. Kirby Lawson, was not at his office at that time and when he reported to the prison between 3 and 4 o'clock that afternoon he ordered Wade's prompt removal to the hospital. Having been committed to jail for violation of a parole, young Wade was in custody of Probation Officer Edward Brubaker. The parole officer, when notified, ve ported to the jail about 4.50 p. m., and Wade, he said, walked to his automobile. The boy was admitted to the hospital at 5.05, and died at 1.08 the following morning. "Runners" Treatment Hit "It seems clear to us that 'run ners should not be allowed to 'prescribe' medication for their fellow prisoners as was done with tragic results in this case," Judge Woodside said. "We feel that this is a matter for the immediate con sideration of both the warden and the Prison Board acting under ad vice of the prison physician. Rules should be adopted and strictly en forced which will avoid a situation of this kind in the future." This was stressed by Judge Woodside on members of the Board who were summoned to the judge's chambers today. Board members present were Claude R. Robins, Frank A. Eilsbach, Vernon D Leisure and Willard Reiser, Jr. George H. Albright, and Fred B. Harry could not attend. Stresses Need of Home Judge Woodside again stressed the urgent need of a modernly equipped detention home. The Wade boy was committed to the jail because accommodations at the home were inadequate to care for his type, the jurist said. "There isn't any doubt that a new detention home is needed and needed very badly," he said. He added that the' county commis sioners are in agreement with him and that the architectural firm of Lawrie and Green has been au thorized to draw preliminary plans. Formerly a Residence The present Detention Home, formerly a residence, is not prop erly equipped to care for various types of juvenile delinquents, he said. The jurist particularly objected to the dormitory arrangement for maintaining the children. Some children, he said, require merely supervision and direction, while others require all facilities of maximu msecurity prisons. Wade, he said, was of the type that could not be kept ni the Home. "Some times we even permit certain children to stay home with their parents, because conditions at the Home would not permit the proper correction of the children," Judge Woodside said. Juvenile court is held nearly every week, but it so happened that the Wade boy was taken into custody the" day after Juvenile Court was held. Had he been picked up a couple of days earlier, his case would have been disposed of and he might have been in a position where his plight would have been observed and attended, the court said. Miss Doris J. Skelding Weds Lee Cunningham DUNCANNON, March 20. Miss Doris J. Skelding, North Market street, became the bride of Lee D. Cunningham, son of Mrs. Bertha Cunningham, North High street, Saturday at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Pauline Hertzler, in Harrisburg. The Rev. Wallace J. Cummings, pastor of the Duncannon Methodist Church, officiated. Attendants were Miss Janet L. Cunningham, sister of the bridegroom, and Francis Skelding, brother of the bride. The bridegroom, a graduate of Duncannon High School, is attending Gibson Institute, Philadelphia, after serving 18 months in the Naval Air Fe-?. The bride, also a Duncannon H graduate, is employed in the office of the Duncannon Record, , Club Opposes Liquor Bills HERSHEY, March 20. Opposition to two bills currently before the State Legislature was voiced by the Inter-Club Council of Derry Town ship at a meeting held this week in the' Community Building. The bills, both of which would relax regulations now in effect in the operation of liquor establish ments, are known as House Bills 279 and 264. The former would provide for taverns and tap rooms to oe open Sunday while the latter would permit' such places to remain in operation until 2 a. m. Sunday instead of closing at midnight. The club also went on record as being in sympathy with Teacher Pay Bill No. 417 which would raise the minimum salary for teachers to $2400 a year. Lieutenant Graeff, of the State Police, addressed the club on the methods employed by communistic organizations and urged the distribution of pamphlets to familiarize residents about Communistic . aims. Lester Martin Named To Central YMCA Post The selection of Lester Martin, this city, as assistant boys' work sec retary of the Central YMCA was approved yesterday at a meeting of the directors and trustees. Mar tin will succeed Robert Strawhecker who resigned. A recognition service was held for the late Robert A. Enders, former president of the association. A report was given on the pro posal to erect a Youth Center ad joining the present "Y" building. It was planned to combine solicitations for this project, estimated to cost about $100,000, with the World Youth Fund Campaign for Restora tion. However, the campaign for the new structure has been post poned indefinitely. James E. Grun-ert, membership secretary, explained that the Community Chest and Council approved the idea, but con sidered it untimely to solicit funds or build now. The World Youth Fund Campaign, with a local goal of $38,000, was approved by the directors and trustees. It will open April 14. Three Made Homeless In Fire Near Lewistown LEWISTOWN, March 20. Mr. and Mrs. Chalmer Wyant and their 3 year-old daughter were homeless to day after fire seriously damaged their four-room bungalow along the Hawstone road late Tuesday after noon. Fire believed to have originated from an overheated furnace burned out the cellar and the bedroom over the furnace room causing damage estimated by firemen at $1500. Mr. and Mrs. Wyant, who were in Lewistown at the time, returned home to find fire'men extinguishing the last of the flames. The family has taken refuge with neighbors until they can find a home elsewhere or have their home re paired. Carlisle Attorney Named Community Chest Head CARLISLE, March 20. J. Boyd Landis, local attorney, has been ap pointed director of the 1947 Com' munity Chest campaign, the board of trustees announced. Landis, who was Cumberland County district attorney from 1936 to 1940, has served in every Chest drive since 1934, when he opened his practice here. Last year he was assistant to Chairman Charles A. B. Heinze. His other fund raising ex perience includes chairmanship of the Red Cross Chapter for 1941-42. He was graduated from Dickinson College and in 1934 from Dickinson Law School. During the war he served in the Navy as a lieutenant. Sophomores to Hold Dance at Shippensburg SHIPPENSBURG, March 20. The sophomore class of Shippensburg States Teachers College will hold its semi-formal dance, "The Bunny Hop" Saturday night in the Alumni gymnasium. Decorations will be appropriate to the Eastern season. Music will be furnished by an orchestra from Harrisburg. In the receiving line will be Mar- lin Kessler, president of the sopho more class. Dr. Levi Gilbert, Miss Gene Fister, Mr. and Mrs. Vinton Rambo, Miss Erma Rolar, Mr. and Mrs. James Weaver, Caleb Harris, Miss Rosene Stewart, Miss Louise Harmon, Miss Dorothy Righter and James Lovall. Dauphin News DAUPHIN, March 20. Mrs. H. B Greenawalt returned from New York Sunday, after spending the Winter with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Green- await. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Lenker and son, Larry, spent Sunday with Mrs. Lenker s brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Galen Clouser, Sha- mokin. Miss Marion Stover and Mrs Catherine Boyd, of Harrisburg, were guests of Mrs. P. L. Stover, Sunday. HIGH SCHOOL BAND CONCERT MILLERSBURG, March 20. The high school band will appear in the Johnson Memorial Auditorium to night at 7.30 o'clock under the dl rection of Robert W. Smith. included on the program are a clarinet ensemble, trumpet quartet and popular numbers. cancer Deaths drop By United Prest NEW YORK, March 20. Cancer fatalities among women were 14 per cent, lower in the 1942-46 period than in the preceding four years, the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company said today. Obituary MRS. STANLEY tRICH Mrs. Romaine F. Urich, wife of Stanley Urich, 1043 North Duke street, York, died yesterday - at her home. She was 46 years old. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her father, Curtis Fry, anda brother, Robert Fry, both of Mechanicsburg, and three sisters, Mrs. Fred Foltz, Lemoyne, and Mrs. Catharine Sheely and Mrs. Marga- rette Milton, both of Clermont, Fla. Funeral services will be held Sun day at 2 p. m. at the Hon & Stone funeral home, 403 Third street. New Cumberland, with the Rev. C. H. Heiges, pastor of Shiremanstown Church of God, officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 7 to 9 p. m. ALBERT H. CRAIG Private funeral services for Al bert H. Craig, 73, retired Pennsylvania Railroad car inspector who died at the Hotel Milner Tuesday, will be held Saturday at 2 p. m. at the Snyder funeral home, 1720 Regina street, with the Rev. C. Ralston Smith, pas tor of Pine Street Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. TWO APARTMENTS From Page One valuable , wedding gifts, jewelry and other valuable possessions of the victims. City Park Policeman Chester W. Cassell, Jr., 27 North Thirteenth street, reported the loot obtained from his home Saturday included ?10 in cash and other articles val-uel at $35. At Physician's Office Burgess, a former sailor, and Mrs. Burgess, a former WAVE, who were married December 18 after meeting at the Mechanicsburg Naval Depot during the war, were at a physician's office when their first-floor rear apartment at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Till was entered through an unlocked kitchen window between 6.20 p. m. and 8.45 p. m. The intruders searched drawers and closets and scattered the contents over floors in an apparent search for money. Burgess said they obtained only $30 from a bank on & dresser and some cigarets, overlooking, their wedding presents in dresser drawers. Apparently the thieves stood on a garbage can to reach the window, police reported. . Mrs. Palmer was visiting her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ralph R. Palmer, 16 North Sixteenth street, when burglars entered the elder Mrs. Palmer's first-floor apartment by forcing a dining room door between $5 p. m. and 11.45 p. m. She reported $5 was taken from a pock-etbook and $2 from a wallet in her chest of drawers, where $60, which the intruders failed to find, was hidden in another drawer. The contents of all drawers and closets were strewn over the bed and floors and the bed clothing was torn apart. Among contents of drawers left on the bed were an envelope containing a silver dollar and a folder containing a pa per dollar. Apparently they were not interested in jewelry and other valuables during their search which extended to the basement, where they rifled a trunk. Mrs. Palmer found blinds drawn. Boy Scout Committee Plans District Camporee rf.TNF.RTON. March 20. The Scout committee of the Tulpehocken Trail District, held a meeting Mon day in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Prosnects of 11 new scouting or ganizations in the district were dis cussed and nlans made for a dis trict camporee at Valley View Park April 4 and 5. Another special meeting will be held Monday evening. The following attended the meet-inff ha wppkr fienree H. Schwalm. Daniel F. Rothermel. Albert Dinger. Arthur Weaver, George W. Fronk, Eli Kaufman, M. H. Shadie, tne Kev. Israel A. S. Yost, Howard Trout-man, Joseph F. Nunemacher, Joseph C Bixler, Jacob weaver, tne Kev. L. Hemmig. Donald E. Rump, the v. Lloyd Beamsderfer, Allen J. F. Rev Kissenger and H. J. G. Davis. MINSTREL SHOW BLAIN, March 20. The Alabama Coons, a minstrel show, and a box social will be held by the fire company Friday night at New German-town. THERE IS 1 DIFTEREKCE IN, HOME FINANCING Home ownership can be pleasant through a sound plan of financing. Stop in and let us explain the advantages of our specialized home ownership plan. All mortgage loans at FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASS'N. of HARRISBURG 234 N. Second St. Ph. 3-2466 Dauphin Plans Veterans' Fete DAUPHIN, March 20. A pre- campaign rally will be held by workers of Middle Paxton Township and Dauphin borough in the Dauphin fire house at 8 o'clock tonight to plan a welcome home celebration for World War II veterans. The fund-raising campaign will begin Monday and continue through April 15 with a two-day celebration planned for late Spring or early Summer. Funds are to provide a banquet for veterans, erect a memorial plaque and equip a proposed memorial park, hold a parade, carnival and other events under consideration. The meeting will be in charge of George A. Speece, finance chairman. He announced the following team captains and districts: j Dauphin borough Mrs. Marion Gilday, Erie street east of Schuyl-) kill; Clyde McNeely and Mrs. Roger-Green, Erie and cross streets west of Schuylkill; Harry Lenker, High street and Peters Mountain road; L. G. Heck, State Highway and south to river. Middle Paxton Township R. W. Gregory and Mrs. Riley Heckert, Heckton and Fishing Creek Valley; Charles McNeely, Stony Creek Valley; George Speece, Clark Valley to Red Bridge; Albin Pierce, Clark Valley beyond Red Bridge; Floyd Colver, Speeceville; George W. Van-Wagner, Red Hill; Sherman Fertig, Peters Mountain road from Red Bridge and the State Highway, Dau phin to Clark Creek; Mrs. Kenneth Shadel and Mrs. John Sunday, back of Speeceville, and Mrs. Mary Hanson, Towpath, Dauphin to Clark Creek. Plan Testimonial for Dr. Charles H. Crampton Dr. Charles H. Crampton, deputy secretary of health, will be honored at a testimonial dinner at the For-ster Street YMCA April 3 at 8 p. m. Athletic physician at William Penn High School for many years, Doctor Crampton is also active in civic and religious affairs. He is chairman of the Negro Division of the State Republican Committee, and vice-chairman of the Dauphin County State Committee. A special program is being arranged for the dinner by a committee composed of Charles Erwin, chairman; C. Sylvester Jackson, toastmaster; Dr. George A. Jones, Dr. G. L. Oxley, Dr. L. Z. Johnson, Dr. H. J. Reynolds, C. P. McClane and William T. Reeves. Plan Housing Conference In City Next Friday The "Pennsylvania Housing Crisis" is to be discussed here March 28 at a housing conference in the Penn Harris Hotel, sponsored by the Public Charities Association of Pennsyl vania in cooperation with the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Housing Associations. Henry Beerits, chairman of the committee on housing, will preside and speakers will represent the J sponsoring groups as well as hous- ( ing agencies. M. W. Smith, execu- ! tive director, will represent the Har. risburg Housing Authority and the speakers will include John Schelhas, president of the Harrisburg Building & Construction Trades Council. Balmer-Geib MT. JOY, March 30. Announcement was made yesterday of the marriage of Miss Gladys B. Geib, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Geib, to Abel B. Balmer, of near here. The wedding was solemnized last Saturday in the parsonage of Salem Evangelical United Brethren Church with the Rev. H. M. Tobias officiating. The couple are on a wedding tour to Niagara Falls and Canada. They will reside near Man-heim. NOTICE OF SALE SURPLUS GOVERNMENT REAL PROPERTY The Federal Public Housing Authority hereby gives notice that the following property has been declared surplus and is now available for sale: One 1-story "T" shaped dormitory building approximately 5936 square feet of floor space located on the site of Project PA-36083. Highsplre, Pennsylvania, near Eshelman and Crescent Streets. The dormitory is of frame construction set on concrete piers with a wooded skirting around the base and an asphalt shingle roof. The building contains 36 individual rooms each approximately 8 feet by 11 feet. The interior walls are of plywood and the floors are pine. The dormitory contains approximately the following equipment: 48 frame doors, 50 ceiling electric light fixtures, 48 window shades, 46 double hung sash, 36 strips of linoleum approximately 6 feet by 9 feet. 6 stall showers, T toilet compartments, 11 hanging wall type wash basins. 1 slop sink and 10 urinals. The building is heated by a forced warm air system and is equipped with a coal fired Pacific Steel Boiler, a Pierce Butler and Pierce giant hot water heater and a 500 gallon hot water storage tank. The building is to be sold "as Is" and the purchaser wiU be required to remove it from Its present location. Terms and conditions of sale and all necessary informatipti concerning the property, the method of exercising priorities and submitting of offers may be obtained by writing to Mr. Arthur M. Blaine. Assistant Regional Director for Real Estate and Disposition, Federal Public Housing Authority, 270 Broadway. New York 7, N. Y. Priorities: The property is subject to the following priorities in the order indicated: (1) Government agencies: (2) State and local Governments (3) Non-profit institutions. The priorities set forth herein shall be effective only if the priority holder purchases the property for his own use and not for resale: and purchases at the market value as established by the FPHA. Priority Period: The tima for exercising priorities shall be for a period of thirty days commencing March 20. and ending April 18, 1947. Persons not having a priority may also make offers during this period. John A. Ker-vick, Director, Region II. FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY 270 Broadway New York 7, N. Y. r

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