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Frederick, Maryland
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Last Edition WKATHnt rosuKtar rom MARYLAND! Cloudy possibly occasion*! Ugbt rain* in extreme west portion taofeht and Thursday. Not much change in temperature. Fresh west and southwest. VOL. LV.--HO. 59. AFJ NBA FREDERICK. MD, WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 23. 193L * * * { }T.ui-*.Mt TWELVE PAGES PRICE--TWO CEHTS END LIEE; Green Christmas FOOD FOR NEEDY, East of Mississippi \. CHEER FOR OTHERS Says Weather Man Jff CITY CHRISTMAS Washington. Dec. 23 AP).--It win be | a green Christmas east of tne Missis- I Sippj. j R. H. Weightman. weather forecas- ' ter, made the prediction today as he u.. _ , _ _ _ .. ,, n ' surveyed his charts that did. however. llSS BOOker, 23, Said If One . sfcoy some -adicat-on of rain. The i nation today was virtually free of snow Dose Was Not Enough She j with the exception of Would Take More. Distribution Of Bags Of Eatables Triple Holiday Over Week-End iPOLICE SPEEDING FOR BRUIE KILLED Christmas Trees For Little Hoovers; By City To Occur On Thursday. Cheers Workers In Stores And Factories. AT HOSPITAL TODAY AFTER TAKING DOSE FRIDAY WORK OF PREPARATION PROBABILITY OF SNOW STARTED AT 7 A. M. TODAY MOST REMOTE IN YEARS Weightman said Christmas would be ' a fair mild day in the Atlantic region. j He was uncertain whether rain would , dampen the Ohio valley, lower late region and Tennessee region. Forecasts for the far west indicated probably snow in parts of Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, northern Nevada . Nearly $2OO Cash Received To Knights Templar To Drink Anand Idaho tomorrow. j and snow are due In Washing- Disappearance Of 11 Year Old Boy Adds To Puzzle Of Cincinnati Force. THREE QUESTIONED IN MARIAN M'LEAN old Parents Swa.lowing Of . Potion Was Intentional - lana. northwest Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas. eastern , Aid In Making Project Successful. nual Toast--Postal Employes To Cet Rest. n n i n n BFCfYDITOn PUTTVm uttAOl!l tUtf UlUUEdJ UnUttbll Carols Thursday--; After affirming to physicians that if j he rat poison she swallowed in an ef- i ort to end her life had not served its | jurpose. she would have repeated the , Midnight tase. Miss Ethel May Booker, aged 23. j . . ;; s lied at-5.45 o'clock this morning at j White Gifts Friday Evening. [j he Frederick City Hospital. 1 j Miss Booker, who was employed as j TjmrsQay ^^^ at u o'clock, in : i domestic in a home near Frederick, j ,,,,,,, ^rfr*TM* rbtirrh Rev. Ra!r», , I Franklin street, saio., excert to as- Grace mKxiBVi church. Rev. Ralph , rave no reason for caking the poison. ,. £ Hartnata -^Q- ^^ annual mid: | .er parents. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Book- ; . carof service will be held. T h e i j l treet saio. excert to as- £I[een min _ ; lay. State's Attorney Waiter S. Sinn nd Justice Guy H. Mo-rter made a trief investigation today, the magistrate eturaing a verdict of suicide. Miss Booker is survived by her par- nts, Joseph and Mary Booker; two irothers, Jesse and Joseph, and two isters, Lenora and Mary, all at home. Funeral Saturday afternoon, leaving he home _t one o'clock, wkh ervices the Church of God. Sample's Man- r, near Harpers Perry, at two o'clock. larry E. Carty, funeral director. 'RE-CHRISTMAS WEDDING THURMONT THIS EVENING tion led by an augmented choir. The . ! " ", story of the Nativity will be read. Miss : | =ouncea - CHRISTMAS PARTY AT TIVOLI THURSDAY. A toy or article of food or clothing will be the price of admission to the children's Christinas party which will be held at the TivoU theater Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. The toys and other articles will be used by the Children's Aid Society as s: fts to the children under iti care. The program will consist of regies of carols and showing ci several children's pictures, and will last about an hour and a half, the management an- 1 While hopes were dimmed for a white i Christmas, they were brightening for a j langer Christmas for scores of mer- ! chants, clerks aad salespeople of Fred- j Indictment Returned Named Unknown Person As Slayer Of Little Girl. Cincinnati. Dec. 23 (APV--As police i j)H[J[[[Y TREATED CHILD ARE 2 YEAR TERM | Father And Step-Mother Ot ! Edith Riley Also Fined ! $250 Each. WASHINGTON JUDGE IMPOSES MAXIMUM . Letts Calls It "Revolting To The ] Common Sense Of ! Justice." enck as the popularx? of the proposed i intensified their search today for the Saturday closing grew today. i slayer of six year old Marian McLean A number of additional local stores . the disappearance of another child was were added to the list of those which reported. adopted the double holiday. It was '· William Homsby. 11. was reported learned that every large merchandise ' by his father as having been missing siore. with two exceptions, would close Saturday. Other establishments which were added to the list as published Tuesday are the Potomac Edison Com- ____^_ _____ ' Washington. Dec. 23 (AP).--Mr. and 1 NEA Washington Bureau ; ilrs Harr r N - RU '- V Mr * sentenced Here are the two fine Christmas '.rtrs that frrco'.od little PVKRV Ann a n d ' ' 0 '·»· years Impnsonment and nnfd Pe'.er Hotn er. grandchildren o! use President. ·» hen :hcy came to *.hc White j *-50 today for cruelty to their 12 y«mr House ;o spend the Yutetide. pany. Modern Lighting Company, Ham- · burger's Specialty Shop. McCSeery's ; Jewelry Store. A. R_ Remsberg. James j sjayer of the McLean child. E. Do'J. Arnold's Jewe'iry Store. Fred( police learned the ooy had since noon yesterday. The boy lived at 310 East 'l2lh street, a half square away from 418 East 12th street where Marian's body was found yesterday. At the same time the Hamilton county grand jury returned a flrst degree murder Indictment against the unnamed 'S POLICY dlsap- Moore, sopranist. will stog "O erick Cloak and Suit Store. Rubye Shop, · peared three other times the past year. ; New York Sample Shop and Keystone T he missing boy has a habtt of f.ay- SayS He HaS Clear Right To Equal DiVISIOH Of PrODCrtV Shoe Store. ' ***** *»«-»*_· frnm h,-»mn «*tpral davc at I . Holy Night," as a solo. The service j Peck ol potatoes, peek of turnips. shoe Store. ' j^g away from home several days a will close promptly at 12.05 o'clock i As fast as the shovel could scoop , County and city offices and a number : a time. h!s father said. " i Initiate Moratorium flfirPPmpnt ! flmnnn Thilrirpn Christmas morning. j them from the growing pile at Police ; of industries have already placed them; indictment was returned solely to l m u d l e moratorium flgreemeni. . AHlOng 1/miOTen. The annual "White Gift Service," · Keadquarters. the peckfuls went to the · selves upon the closed list, meaning that · speed bringing the girl's slayer to his ; | Till be held on Christmas evening at j bottom of heavy paper bags to start | for the first time since 1925, the streets ' « a te. should he be found. It charged depart- | the yearly Santa Claus distribution to ; of Frederick bid fair to be almost as i murder in commission of a criminal at- ceserted the day after Christmas as on j :ac i Ci an d murder alone, both bearing Christmas day itself. "Why not treat ourselves to Saturday?" one of the employers questioned. 7 o'clock. Programs by the ments of the children's division of the · Frederick's needy. Church School will be rendered and I Which means that on Chirstmas i gifts vrffi be presented. The special of- j Eve each of at least one hundred poor ; ! fering will be for the orphan boys and ! families ·will receive its turnips and po- j i girls at the Hoffman Orphanage, Lit- i tatoes--the Jtormer a new ingredient, i reflecting that it can't be done a year SAME AS ANY OTHER AFFAIR LIFE INTEREST TO WIDOW j old child EdKh. Justice F. D. Letts imposed the muc- ' imum penalty after describing the CTi: dcnce in the case as "revolting to the i common sense of justice." i The Rlleys were found guilty last I Thursday of treating their child cruelly over period of years. It was testified that they kept her confined in a dark closet for four years and otherwise mistreated her. The two waived a trfel by a jury. Justice Lrtts said Mrs. Riley. stepmother of Edith, was the- "dominating factor in the home." "There is no evidence, however," he added, "of any effort on the part cf Mr. Riley to protect his child from ia- durnltles imposed upon her." Both the defendants were calm after Mrs. R tier's chin quivered y when she arose to hear it. three fliss Gall To Become Bride Of Mr. Ross V. Smith. A beautiful pre-Christmas wedding ill'-be solemnized at 7 o'clock tonight the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl GaU, hurmont, when their daughter, Panne Elizabeth, will become the bride Mr. Ross Vemon Smith, of Thnr- ant, son of Mr. Vemon T. Smith, this ity- Green and poinsettias will be used as ecorations throughout the house and ae ceremony will be performed before area of pine and holly, through hich van-colored lights will be seen, nd back of which will be a bank of alms. Preceding the wedding-, a solo. O, ST7eet Mystery of Life." will be sun; Roy I tlestown. Pa, Nest Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock, the Christmas cantata "The Greatest Gift," by Petrie, will be sung by the choir, assisted by 16 vocalists of Frederick and Miccletown. This promises to be a musical service of unusual standard. Guest soloists win be **«« Catherine Ridenour, James H. Earris, and J. Homer Remsberg. The choir win be under the direction of Dr. A. R. Remsberg. TAKES JAIL TERM Baltimore Autoist Among Those In F~ht At 3Iiddletown. Harry Rohreck, who gave his address as 1702 Jackson street. Baltimore, was committed to the Frederick county jafl for 75 days Tuesday by Justice J. Hollin Kefauver at Middletown. in default of S125 in fines on charges of driving an automobile while drunk and with op- Creager, Thurmont. accoin- · erating a car without a license. the latter an old standby--and-- · »"» BOW. The reason is that Christ- A little sugar, rice. com. beans, cof- , ^-a 5 - Thich would, in the regular course _» \ nf a.\~a death or life imprisonment. Meanwhile police questioned men. One of them is Charles Btschoff. 45. pudgy shoemaker who found the girl's body in his cellar. Anotl-er is James , . . , , . fee bread oranges apptes. flour, cab- of events, fall on Saturday of next year. Gezenny. 40. his brother-in-law, who *" " " _ i ·r?T1 i^icf^ort f*nm rv»» Ci**Hf4av t*f T OOO .- _ ..t - j r i _ i _ w * V - _ "cages, tomatoes, buckwheat, peas, ce-1 reals and cakes. Not every family wiS I get a sample of each, but the articles j win all be distributed as far as they ' go around. There are some extras, too, such as bananas, tangerines, hominy and pancake flour, which will fit j ,,. in' nicely when some other supply' starts to tall short. j Police headquarters started lives at the address from which thc Homsby boy disappeared. The third is Dennis Delaney. 44, accused heretofore busy at 7 o'clock this morning as the on Sunday, as 1932 But business people are beginning to look ahea,, to an t ,,_,,,, ,, .. holiday Monday of Christmas. | O f molesting young girls. 1932, I i -m · -- Skies Clearing. The first full day of winter today wit- ssed clearing skies, slightly falling | temperatures and general support of the i weather man's prediction that "Christ- getting mas jjay wou itj jjg rather snappy. It doesn't look as if Kris Kringle win day force" began checking and arrang- j come to Frederick sleighing, and the NEWS ONE OF 53 PAPERS ADJUDGED BEST IN D, S. Competed With . 1,451 Dailies Washington.( Dec. 23. (API --With : 1 ::ie moratorium measure safely tnrough ' the congressional shoals. Secretary ' Stimson came forward today with a vigorous defense of the President's pow- 1 -?r to intitiate such an agreement. i j The measure by which Congress gave · approval of suspension of debt payments 1 went to the White House today but . i Mr. Hoover did notlmmediately sign it. : Attached to the resolution was an " amendment expressing the opposition '' ' of Congress to any reduction or cancel- i j la lion of payments. i ! In his statement Stimson said he ! The will of the late Daniel L. Bus- .-ard. of Middletown. has been probated in -.he office of the Register of Wills. Mrs. Sarah E. Bussard. the widow, is bequeathed the testator's home In Mld- tate Is left to the executors in trust, j the income to be paid the widow for j life, and at her death, the principal SEEK MAN WANTED IN TEA HOUSE MURDER Upper Marlboro. Dec. 23 (AP).--Arm- 3 with extradition papers. Deputy ,50 to » , testator's children, equally, the child of a deceased parent to take the share which the parent would have taken, if living. To each of the children of the testator's first marriage, the testator states, he has given $7.000, and to the chtld- t. oM Colonial Tea House murder suspect, Maryland. Abbott's attornevs hav* instituted ing the crates, sacks, cartons and other i Frederick county boys and girls whom m Ayer Galleries Contest. containers of food which were donated j he brings sleds this" year will have to fay residents of this city for the Christ- j keep them under the Christmas tree a anied by Mrs. Charles H. Corbett. also Thunnont. who will play the wed- ing marches. Rev. Charles H. Cor- !tt, pastor of the Thurrnant Lutheran lurch will officiate. The bride, who ·srBl be given in mar- age by her father, ·sin be gowned in hite satin and will aave a tulle vefl lajfht with oiange blossoms. She will ear long wnite gloves and her flowers ill be white rose buds ard ^lies-of- le-valley. Miss Louise Gail, sister of the ide, ·sill wear Nile green satin id carry pink rosebuds and baby eath. She also trill wear long white oves. Mr. Smith will have as his best man, [r. Welier Holloway, of Washington. ittle Misses Grace Louise Creager and "is Jean HeTbaugh, Tir-maont, win act flower girls. Immediately following the wedding, informal reception will be held for Rohreck's companion. Edgar Phillips of Baltimore, was fined Slo on charges of operating without a license and failing to keep to the right of the highway. The men were taken into custody at Middletown Monday by three State policemen after they had engaged in a mas dinners. While two workmen were borrowed from the street department to start measuring for the bags, policemen -were few days. For this is likely to be the The Frederick News was the only Maryland newspaper, and one of the had been "surprised" that the pres!- j ren of the second marriage, each $2.500. dent's power to iatitate such agreements j with the exception of Carl Bussard. The was questioned. i executors are directed to pay him $2,500 The Secretary said the President's au- | -a hen he attains the age of 21 years. thonty was no less than that which he j The widow is requested to pay out employed from day to day in negotia- , of funds she will have from joint bank first Christmas in three years in which fifty-three in the United States, to be j tions for international agreements and ! accounts and o;hcr joint property, to no snow is to be seen. Postal employes will have a full-day -"lected from 1.451 daily papers participating in the nation-wide contest reaties. The only difference between the mor- the children of the second marriage an amount to make them receive as detailed to assist in the collection of , holiday Friday, with the exception of , ^ excellence in the First Exhibition of : atorlam and other agreements the Sec- much as children of the- first marriage. goods which they had been promised in -he special deliveryman and a distribu- " xewsaapr Typography, under the i retary said, was that the President had ' and requests that at her death the ' ' ' , , their canvass. Trucks will be used to i "on clerk who will accommodate box- rflrectioa'of N! W. Aver' and Son. ad- consulted members of congress before ' balaiicc of said funds be divided equally soecialists of Philadelphia, Pa. ' his public suggestion for a moratorium, among all the testator's children. The " " * " ' ' ------ ' -- -- -··" -: -- ' -- -- " -- * crag the remaining foodstuffs to head- i holders. The lobby will be open all day quarters. The sacks will be made up ! ° u " there will be no city nor rural de- in fuil today and distributed Thursday i liveries or collections, afternoon by members of the force. j Christmas Obsetrances- Greatest Distribution. j A number of Christmas observances This year's distribution to the poor ar ? P^ar^ed. to addition to the usual will be the largest made here, the rec- ' qu " ?: llome gatherings. ords of Po!-"ce Chief William F Stein- , ilan y of tne county churches win give er showed today. Mavor Elmer F. ! P" 3 ^ 313 » Christmas night, The New York Herald-Tribune was the winner of the Francis Wayland Aver cup. the final award in the contest. Thirteen hundred and ninety-eight newspapers were eliminated after the first day's judging, leaving 53 newspapers whil '· to com P ete for t* 15 final honors. The i Frederick News was one of the 53. CHRISTMAS PARTY HELD MaAct executors are authorized to sell real ! estate of the deceased in Middletown. ; Should any of the testator's children or | descendants contest thc will, such per- j son or persons shall in no wise benefit from thc estate, the will provides. The will was dated March 1, 1930, and was witnessed by John L. Routzahn A very delightful and unique Christ- court tomorrow. It was not known whether this action would prevent the man's extradition. Abbott was identified by Mrs. Pterne Edwards as the ""»" who shot Graver Amide during the holdup of the (** room at Blandensburg-. NOT. 23. Sef- en witnesses appeared to testify Abbott was In Philadelphia at the time the maa was given a hearing on the Maryland extradition writ before Governor Pinchot. LIGHT FOR LIBERTY Street Illumination For Town Is. stored. i " " " utJCVi "" ili - Lue su *v lus 01 TMP- . Knights Templar. As noon a Christmas · . - · - were on tneir way u spend Chnstnias .plies over wnat will be needed at once ; ro ast will be drunk to Perry W We'dner 'posi and New Tors Herald-Tribune. witn relatives at Brunswick. . may be sufficient to last -sea into the RADIUM POISON FATAL TO CAMBRIDGE YOUNG WOMAN I ,,«... ~v_ J TM^ wi , v w iMt ,,,,, m^ ,,,,; , -aoj- eminent grand master. Com- ' The papers were examined for j winter, as has been the case in other , rnander G. Hunter Bowers wEI preside ] pograpfay. make-up and press work, the i " ; trip to Monrovia for the occasion. ty- i A snort business meeting and pro- | foViowed: Song, "Silent Xight." j CIDER TAKEN BY THIEF Cambridge, Md, Dec. 23 (AP).--PSan- . line DeHaven Seaton. 30 year old vic- »out 40 persons, including tie immed- i ;im o » radium poisoning, died here te families and guests, after which the : today of the malady which physicians ide and bridegroom wii: iea.e on a j Believe she contracted while painting dials in a Chicago factory. at the ceremonies. An address will be i judges applying in each instance the j rlu '°: collect. Mrs. Murray Etzler; eigh- j Only White Feathers Left Under iler. I test of readability. Clear typography, = teen members and five visotors responded DR. J. E. DEETS DEAD L. :eave on a trip to New York city. Miss sail is a graduate of the Thurmont School and later entered train^ at Bziergescy Hospital. Washington. Montgomery Physician Succumbs Home In Clarksburg. Dr. James S. Deets. 75 years old. j 'oncer tneoiber of the Montgomery by Rev. Dr. Charles E. WebJer. I Santa In Auto At Bemie's i The custom followed by Bemie of i having Santa on the roof of his office At | on West Patrick street win again be logical make-up, good cuts and good ' to roll call with "A verse or poera on type were standards In the judging. ! Christmas." One visitor gave the story The exhibition was the first of its kiad conducted by the Aver Galleries. i observed, and he is making extensive ! Philadelphia. All the competing news- i preparations for his visit and for the j papers submitted issues of the same usual Christmas decorations. Bernie j date. believes in having Santa displayed in I « thc a modem role, and so again the old fei- died low will be found in a gayly decorated She entered the Cambridge hospital , Coaatr Board of Education and Ociober 28 in a serious condition and j Maryland House of Delegates, _ gre^steadilyjs-orse^^he battied^apinst i Tuesday at his home in Clarksburg, auto. Flood lights will play on him so _ ^^_ . . . . ,,. _ . ,_^_ ^^ ^ t j je (jn _ decorated with an attraction. , Santa will been j thereof each evening and rrom sundown j until about 11 o'clock, the lights «131 ! be on. and Christmas Eve the lights j ·K-iE burn all night. and Smmitsburg Sign ; g r - HELD FOR ASSAULT af Saint Nicholas. Greetings from the the country president to the club were read. · Miss Jessie ffcas'oaker, program ! chairman, presented ;rK following j Christmas program. Reading. "Christ| mas Literature." Mrs. Vernon Nicod-ern- ' us: son;. "While Shepherds Watched : Their Flocks," club: readings, "Jew. isn Legend, The Little Mud Sparroins" and ' The Christmas Thought," Mrs. Mary McGolerick; song. "O Come All ; Ye Faithful." club; poem. "Merry ( Christinas." Miss Jessie Shawbaker. j The entertainment consisting of games. ' snow balls." "spoon pr.tto- Feaga Roost. The Libertytown Woman's Club, the co-operation of individuals and other interested groups, has provided funds for furnishing electric current for Libertytown, although for about a month the place was without lights at night. For about sbt years, the woman's club has provided funds for lights of the town, giving special co_anunity events for the benefit of the fund for that purpose and receiving contributions frora individuals. Bat during the past Fall and early Winter, contributions decreased so much that the town went i in darkness. Several special benefit 1 events were held later by the club and j with the financial assistance of the j Frederick Coca Cola Bottling Company. J current again has been furnished. Mrs. help c. Bruce Hammond is president of the i club. The subject of lighting was discussed some time ago by the recently formed Liberytown Community Asso- of the town ^Christmas Services At Jefferson. i calcium in the bone. The Jefferson Lutheran charge. Rev. ' . «orge H. Seller, pastor, will celebrate j White Gift Service- A white gift service irO iristmas with the following services: ! -iday. 10 a m., Christinas service at Lake's, F?ag2Tu2s; Friday. 7.30 p. ' Christinas service £t St. Paul's Sersoa: Saturday, 7.30 p. m.. hrfstznas service at Mt. Zion: Sunday _ ^ murscay evening at 7.30 by tee Evan- ?slicaZ Lutheran caarch scnooi of Woodsboro tinder the direction of Sherman Powell, superintendent. The ety at St. Paul's Jefferson. original directors of the Farmers Banking and Trust Co.. of Rockville. and Tas for many years treas-jrer of the bank. He was a. member of the American Msdical Association. He aad been many years an elder of the BeallsnZie Fresbyt«naa chiirch. Dr. Deets ^s sttrnved bv his widow, the former Miss Sarah I. Henderson of Hsndersoris Comer, and two sons. Edward H_ Deets. of Xashri"e. Term . Grant Leave To Amend Demurrer. The Circuit Court for Frederick county sitting in equity on Saturday, j -, heard arguments on a second demurrer of George W. Page, receiver of i f . the Central Trust Company of Mary- Martinsburg. W. Va.. Dec. 23.--Robert Bowers was held in S3.000 bond by ·^ magistrate's court here Monday for with assaulting his wife at the home of a relative here. Police said reports to them of the assault indicated it followed a warning i jraphy." registering a Christmas Smith, won resruncnts were killing; his wife. She neighbors from her hus- police were called. The woman was rushed to a hospital 'or emergency treatment. Officers said they were not advised as So the Jacts . from Bowers from his temporary home J -symbol game." Mrs. Grace i | in Brunswick, that he was coming with _ first prize. De!;cx'as refresh: i the intention of served. Mr. and Mrs. Santa appearance car--ing a then rch ·Bill be decorated and costumes 7.30. candle light Eerr.ce sponsored O r= in keening -s-ith the nai~e of the Young Peoples' Missionary So- :r.s service. program --in be as . . fo".laws: Se^c;xn by choir. "Christmas . ar x: Sam-jel H. Deets. of Philadelphia Is A Singins T!a3e."* children; a. caal- ' . xnge response, Christiaaitrt sslectioii. | cnorns, "Gifts far Jesas." infant ca2- j Adjudicated Bankrupt. To Present PageanL The Utica Sunday School w-Jl pre- nt the pageant. "The Star Caine." on 2ren: exerc^e". white gift candies: tac- ' Petitions in bankruptcy have been lursday evening, at 7.45 o'clock. THE WEATHER TODAY ' ercise "o~ oo~s' class; "Gifts for Jcs^s." ! filed by Earcy E. E3ine, fanner, and girls' class; recitation. Helen Filler; j Hilda I. Kline, housewife, both of Mid- '·Love Gifts for Jesus," by class: dedi- j dleburg. Carroll county, through their :,-cation prayer. Cl-eo Shryock: "Tee i attorney. Alton Y. Bennett. Mr. Baine » Xigh; Was SIL:!." chords; "The Gift ; lists assets of Si,215.01 and liabilities .Supreme." by class: "·What is Chrsi- of S2.735.7I. Mrs. KMse places her !'". Loretta Street "O Holy Xight." · assets at S100 and liabilities at Sl.- c.f sseiihsburg. and -r. the amended bill of the plaintiff i ar.c passed an order granting leave to ;he plaintiffs. F. R. Crowther. Franc- i Irr. O. Co-, et a!., to amend their bill ' of complaint. The court then overruled the demurrer of George W. Page, re- ' cciver. but passed an order cranting the receiver and the Central Trust Company, ihrrogh its officers, leave to an- ~er ths bill of complaint within ten ·lays after the date of the order. De- :«r.ber 19. The original petition of the Srr.ithsburg Bank stockholders and de- was reqaesf d to "put in his thumb and r-ull out a plurn" to which was attached a present. After removing the presents tae Isr^e basset --as packed with groc- · and "cys and delivered to a Don't stop with the hen roost: yourself to the cider barrel. j The above seems to be the motto of : an unusually enterprising chicken thief 1 who early this morning visited the ; ciation. but the women home of U. Vernon Feaga. farmer of · supplied the light. near Yellow Springs, and walked away i --~~ · with twenty of Mr. Feaga's highly i JAPANESE A R M E D TRAIN : c P Sny £*«£*"" and a Ja8 ° f ATTACKS CHINESE FORCE When Mr. Feaga awoke this morning _____ the grojind beneath his chicken roost j Tientsin, China, Dec, 23 (AP).--A ·ras white, but not with Christmas ( message received by Chinese railway snow. The trail of white feathers !ed j authorities today said a Japanese «nn- to a c:der barrel standing near the , ored train attacked a Chinese armored ' back porch and on up the Yellow j train this morning between Yinkow and Springs pike for a hundred feet or so. ; the next station to it. The fighting was The tap of tTie barrel was unusually i continuing, it said, and a Japanese noist and a broken j-jg which gave in- ' cavalry regiment also was attacking ths ^.cations of having bcon the bung- ~" hole was found broken just outside thc :ard. Whether the nicht visitor had en- 03 od his cider at the end of the chicken party, or whether he had taken it by Chinese train from the rear. Tr.e Precipitation for 24 hotsrs ending at ' chorus: "My Christaias Gift," Dorothy | 952.50. The petitioners were adjudi- Positors was filed October 29. 1931. and ' catea bankrupt and the petitions were asSed that the merger of the Smiths- Filjer: responsive reading: presentation dale-- of white gifts by classes; ' Groceries Plus." Ncrval Hauirh: reading. Mrs. Wil- t ._4i!21 zrO'vV'Sii. kJrCCi-iTiSJS IH O2LI". £i · G~ ' l:ne Lenhart: selection, chorus: pageant, "God's Christmas Gift": offertory, benc- referred to Holcen S. Felton, referee in bankruptcy. Christmas Service Thursday. Brook Hill M. E. church. Yellow Springs, Trill hold tneir annual Cnnst- "Snowflake Man" Dead. Jer.cho. V t . Dec. 23 fAP).--W. A. B ni'.cr. photographer o! snorvflakes and ( 7 orM aut.hnr.ty on them, died at his j home here today. He was witSeljF known ' .is the "snowSake man."' ifcrg Bank wi:h the Trust Company be declared r.ull and void, that a re- c»iver be appointed for the Smiths- bur? Bank and that Mr. Page turn over thc assets of the bank to such receiver. Leslie N. Coblentz, Leo Wemberg and Benjamin B. P.oseastock Three Killed In Roof Collapse. Vatican Dec. 23 'A?;.--Three 1 ves were lost, perhaps ;TO more, in the co'.lapse yesterdav or the roof of ·-vne of the wings of the 350 year eld Vatican library which rained br.cls and debris on priceless literary and art features of the a?es. The body of 2 young Italian attorney. Mareo Patasso. xas taieri from the ruins late last nigh: and early this rooming the bodies of two workmen ·yere discovered Search ·s-as proceeding for :he renvainir^? txo o' the group of four -K-orxmeri bel.eved caught into thc collapse. Pope Pius xas informec early th*s n-.cminc of the bodies oi the Torlrr.en and sent nord "very effort be made to cl«ar a-Rav the reaiairxier of the debris quickly. rr.eft-r.z i.ll be h-li at the lic-^ie y' M^s Jess.e Sl-airbaker. ^.5fr.- rovia. en Jar.-ja-- S. at 2 p. re. Th«; orojec; demonstrators. Mrs Vemon N:c- xJemus ar.d M:ss Jrtn-e Harper, will Demonstrate i"ne maiing of "Dish Gardens. ' ·_ gru'-ps between snatches cf potiJtry could not be told Mr. F«~a?a rezr.era- --cr-'d h"ar.r.e a CDinniot.or. among the =-~.-..o.-:er,£ during the ni^ht. but thought -t ~as caused bv an o^l "ho had been ·i the habit of holding parley with hrrn in its waking hours. Th- sheriff's office was notified of the tr.cft morning. Share Prices Listless. Xew York. Dec. 23 (AP).--Tae Stimulating effect of the improvement in bonds appeared to have worn oS as far as the stock market was concerned and share prices relapsed into listless trading locav. Traders fotind Zittje incentive to --crease tceir cornTritaignts in shares in advance of the io^days ar.d hang-over year-ead selUng feS oa 3. thin market. Lasses of 2 to 4 pomts ^rere ntnrerous. Call coner renewed at 3 per cent. Sterling cables railed 2 - t dents to 5342-^. SI 0,000.000 APPROPRIATION BILL TO BECOME LAW IN PA. Harrisburr. ?a . Dec. 23 (AP)--Governor Pin-not toiar he ·'ou'.d poraiit to become law x.ihout .1^ sienatjre the Talbot b.ll .in appropriation of S'.O.OOO.OOO d.rect to local poor agencies. The ::IT» Ijnit for by tne governor expires Satjr- . Q aT Union Chapel Program. i The bill was recently passed by the The Christmas pntertainment -r.".: be i special session of the legislature called entitled , John S. Newman, the reccivr; and W. h?ld at Union Lutheran chapel, jyar ' to enact unemployment relief k-sisla- be pre- Clinton McSherry, th k ; city. Charles . Walk«rsT5:l«, Sunday a'ternocn at 2 ' ;.on. B Hartle. Joseph W. W.Vifinger »nd . o'clock. J. W. Benner is superintendent : The governor sa:d he had taken this , Da::ip! w. Doub. Hagerstown, the | of thc school and an interesting pro- j action on a recommendation of the iSm.thsburg piamrffs. igram has been arranged. i Attorney General. Mrs. Charles S. Kahn. 2C2 West South .-·reet. -slio has been ur.icrfcir;* troat- ~ent for several days at FreSencs City Hospital, is reported, ei today. FAVORITE FOODS OF LOCAL MEN NAMED OX PAGE 5 TODAY'S NEWS. ?. r.i.mber | mas service. Thursday evcn^n?. at 730 represent the Central Trust Companj.' j o'clock. A juvenile cantata i "Sar.U and The Givers." v.ill j sented. A feature of the program vril! be a star dr:ll Rev. L. J. Moore, the pastor, viU make an aduress. Tr.- fi\ irite f-xxi cf ·'·'. Fr^ccnc'ic rn^n is p-ib'.^hed .n i f"a"ure s'ory -n paee 5 of Th- Xe^vs th's a.'ifn.'Y^rt. Read il..s s:or\ - and see if yc-;r appf- ;."· craves th» same thirds as these men prefer. Leads Seal Safe. Baltimore. Dec. 23 (APV--A Sf)5 ad- -it»on to retarns frcra the Christmas ?cal sale in Montgomery coanty and a £1200 acdinor. from the saie'ia Bal- f.mrrc raised the state-snde recefpts to S4S537 to date, the Maryland Tuberculosis Association announced. Of the tctsl. S32^282 has been collected in, Baltimore. Allcgany led ail oeier counties in the sale with aggregate receipts so far cf S3.750. Montgomery county ran second and Washington third. She: Tve had a dozen men at my feet. He- ChirorxxLsts, I presume.--Pasting Show. _

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