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If you haven't to buyinB a Second Way stop and think would mean to you if diets hadn't gotten round the fight. Telet~ph Prem, ][me., Publbdtm ]Entered Im Seeead L'lam-Matter at the Poet Office, MifflinburJr, P~, udel" the Act of Coufreu of March 3, 1789 $2.0O Per Year. Publimhed Every MIFY'LINBURG, PI~INA., THURSDAY. JUNE 3. 1943 NO. 2 l~rs. Harold Flinsch, Chairman of Union Cotmty Bl~od Donor Set- 'today that with half time gone 31 Blood Donors have for appoirttments in Sun- June 14 a~d 15. Of these 10 'giving blood for the second time. County should provide at 75 donors to come anywhere its quota. This will ,be your ~Pportttrfity ,to give a very vital to the boys until next Sap- Please call Mrs. Flinsch or Mrs. Maim 5-2852 in Law- Mrs. D. W. Stock in West Mrs. F. A. Doyle in Win- Mrs. Sam Wilbur in Hurtle- for appoi~,tments. 1~!8. ~ Gtrl~T8 P gWEIJL P J I'I 8 ~v. and Mrs. Robe~ Cl~k of were guests of honor at events arranged by group~ Hartleton Lutheran Parish. Clark has resigned as pastor of : parish to accept u call from the Royal Lutheran Charge. On Fkriday evening the union con- of the Ray's Church en~ in honor of Mr. and Mrs. at ;he home of Mr. and Mrs. Ruhl a~d Mr. end Mrs. Don- RuM, Millmo~t, R. D. Approx- forty-one were in attend- The Luther Leagues of the four of the parish, Har- Laurelton. P~ay's and Sweng- entertained at the parsonage in Surtday e~,ening. Re- were served at both Clarence Miller, p~pr~etor of a ,pool room in Miff- for more than fourteen sold the business to James also of Mifflinburg, last The restaurant is located in Buffalo Valley Inn Building, Fifth and C~estnut Streets. M~UP~ Responsibility for organizing and directing a farm labor program h~ been assigned to the "agricultural extensiort services of the land-grant colleges by recent Congressional ac- tion, according .to J: M. Fry, Direc- tor" of Extension of the School of Agriculture of the l~nmj~vania State College. ,F~rm lecher placeme~tt has been, ene of the functions of the United States E~aploymertt ~-n-vi;e. The U.S.E~S. will discon'tinue its pro- gram of local recruitment and the placement of farm labor in Penn- sylvania except as it cooperates wi~h the agricultur~l extension ser- vice in the in,terstatb recruiting and transportation of farm labor. Director Fry reports ,that the Ag- ricu,ltural Extension Service will function through farm labor offices r~ow being established in each coun- ty. Thee offices will be under the direction and supervision of the county farm agents. V;here needed, add~fion~l personnel ~riU be em- ployed to handle the program. Coun= ty emergency farm labor committees composed of farm leaders, urban b usiwe~ n,terests, and school auth- orities will serve in, an advisory ca- pacity rand assist ~n making the ,pro- gTam as efficient as p;m~ble. ~l~he committee in Unio~ Cour~ty is composed of: George A. McCor- mick, Allenw~xt; George Diefen- bach, Lewisburg; William Reitz, Lewisburg; Harold Erd]ey, Mifflin- burg, R. D. 2; Chai~les Beaver, Miff- linburg, R. D. ]; Kermit Boop, Mfff- Hnburg, R. D. 1~, Dr. ~r-'r,~}/~ ~oyer, Mifflil~burg; ~rs. W. T. Koste~bad- t~r, Lewisburg, R. D. 3;and Elmer Wagner, Lewisburg. On June 1 this committee opened ~n office with Mr. Fred Showalter, Mitlmont, in ch~rge in the Donehow- in" Building, 424~ Market Street, Lewisburg. The office can be reach_ ed by telephone by calling Lewis- burg 5-13591. The need for food and feed crops is extremely important this year, states Director Fry. Many thou- sands of skilled farm workers have James F. McClure, prominent left Pennsylvania farms for the V~bm attorney and former As- ~rmed services and for many re- ~blym~ for Un~on County, wasmunerative posi, tions in industry. If ~ed a Bucknell University alum- the need for food and feed is to be trustee for a five-year term at me;, it is necessary to mobilize per- spring meeting of the board of sons who can be made available for Friday afternoon. Mr. Mc- is the son of the late Harold and Margaret Focht McClure, graduates of Bucknell. AND EGG PRICES IN COUNTY l~.nlshed by Milton W84~er ................................... ~4 ................................ ~45 b7 Miminbu~ Farmm for Wedn~day o~r ...... (new) .... I.S0 .70 .60 (new - 70 Its.) ..... 1.05 .~0 -.-~. (ewt0 .... 1.50 by J. H. Snook Mill-' Mifflinbqr~, Penna. ........... (new) ........ 1.50 ........ {new - 70 Its.) ....... 1.06 .70 __-~_ (ewt.) _.---.1.5o .65 .84 Furn~hed b~ C. L. Burd Oeneral Merehand/se .34 Furnished by D. R. 'Pursley by A. J. Herb~ter ............... (new) ................ 1.50 ........................................ 70 (new - 70 Its.) ........ 1.05 by Newton S. Shirk ~ .84 by Stewart 8htrk .34 by J~h S, ~bold farm work, especially during the growing and harvesting season. Very few available persons are skilled in farm work but they are willing to volunteer and do what they can. The patience and resourcefulness Of the farm operator will determine the degree to which this unskilled la- bor co~n be made effective. Persons whether ski}led or un- skilled in fezTa work, who desire to work on ~farms during periods of a week to several mon~hs or more, are invited to enroll with the county emergency farm labor office. They will include persons in business esta- ;bllshmen,ts or in industry who are able to work on nearby farms a ~part ,of a day at a time or who wish to work on farms during vacation periods. Farmers in need of help should' likewise make their wants known to this office or to their county agricultural agent. Enrollment of city school youth by school authorities throughout the state and of persons contacted by Chambers of Commerce,. Service Clubs, youth organizations and oth- ers is ~already under way. This in- formation will be rgade available to the county emergency farm labor cffice. The administration of the pro- gram is the responsibility of the Di- m M~emorial IDa:~, usually 'Miffl~n- burgs--'- biggest day, was noticeably different this year, due to the gas rationing and other restrictions. l There were fewer peep e on the street~ and blocks which were form- erly jammed with autorr~obiles, were almost entirely cl~ar of any vehicles. The annual parade was held on Monday evening with the High School Band, members of the Am- erican Legion, V.F.W. and their Auxiliari~, Boy and Girl Scout Troops, and the children of the town participating. Cars, fire engines and other vehicles were conspi~ious by their absence. Following the parade, a special service was held in the High School Auditorium, with C_~ptai~ T. B. Thompson, U. S. Navy Chaplain, as the principIe speaker. Frank L. Wood gave a vocal solo and other music was furnished by a quartette consisting of Richard Kniss, Arthur Gardner,. George Klingnmn and Mr. Wood. Mere,bars of the Mifflinburg High School Band, under the direction of John W. Throssel, presented a con- cert in fror~t of the Mifflinburg Ho- tel after the memorial service. The forty musicians presented a varied program of popular; classical and patriotic airs to a large num- ber of townspeople. Until such time as a successor is cho~n~ to Ea~le Wflfle, ~former mus- ical ddre~tor at the school and now an officer at the Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary, Mr. Throssel will con- tinue to lead the musical organiza- tion. Miss Marifreda Bates, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Bates of Green Street, was graduated from the Philadelphia School of Occupational Therapy at Commencemen~ exercises held on Saturday. Mi~ Bates com- pKoted a three year course at ~he ~chool. She is a g~aduate of the Mifflin- burg High School. Mr. and Mrs. Bates attended the graduation exercises in that city. MR. AND MRS. RISH]ELL TO OBSERVE ANNIVER.~ARY Mr. and Mrs. Adam Rishell will ]antic City and have farmed most of thei,r lives ir~ Union County wRh the exception of a few years spent in Lewisburg. Mrs. Rishel is the form- er Margaret Renner. Both are tn fine heaRh. Mr. and Mrs. Rishell are thb pa- ~ents of three living children, Wil- liam Rishell, employed at the Dreis- bach store in Lewisburg; Mrs. Mary Rishell Travitla, of Orlando, Fla.; end Miss Kathryn Rishell, of Wil- kes-Barre. Both Mr. and Mrs. Rishel have been members of the Reformed Church at Mazeppa for 60 years, and Mr. Rishell has been a teacher of one of the ladies classes of the Sun- Ohio Rollin, W~lk~r Quimby, son of Rev. and Mrs. Chester W. Quimby of Mifflinburg, received a Bachelor of Arts Degree at commencement exercises held at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, on Sun- day, May 30. The first commence- ment to be held in the un'iversity's second century, was telescoped by wartime conditions, according to an 1 students were granted degrees. "uniata[J number was smaller than usual, since some senior students, taking the university's accelerated program, graduated on February 1. Gov, John W. Bricker gave the commencement address. ]0 LEWIS 8TUI}ENTS ~ERTIFICATE8 Ten ~tudents who completed their second year of work at Lewis Town~ ship High School in Millmont re- ceived certificates of l~romotion Tuesday ~fternoon at the conclud- ing activity of the school for the :942-43 term. Due to difficulties of transportation,, the customary pro- motional exercises were not held lhis year. In the class were: C.alen Graha~n; Warren Humphrey, Donald Shipton, Dean Shively, Edgar Shively, Geo- rge Wart, Rhelda Dale, June Ruhl, Josephine Stout, and Lois Vanatta. The students w~ll complete their high school studies during the next two years at Mifflinburg, the M~tl- Rev. Robert R. Clark, far the i~ive years pastor of the c 'ha~ge of the Lutheran church, Thursday, June 3; to assume his ] duties as pas~r of the Port charge of the church. The new charge is composed two churches with a membership ],000. He will be located at ,Po~" P~y~], near Lewistown. Ray. Clark has served churche~ at tleton, Laurelton, Swengel announcement made by President Members of the charge deeply H. J. Burghstahler. A total of 193 gret his departure. mont school furnishing only the first two :;ears' of work. Fred Showalter, principal of the ~chool, was in charge of the brief program. SEL~ LEAVE FOR INDUCTION C'ENTER Twenty-three Union County se- lectees left on Thursday afternoon ttoday) for New Cumberland where they will be inducted into the U. S. Army. The group passed their fin- al phymcal e~caminations at Harris- burg last Thursday and were given a weeks furlough before induction They are as follows: Charles Reed Cook, Glen Iron; Daniel George Sny- der, Lewisburg; George Isaac Trutt, R, D. 1, Milton; George Wilfred, 'Laird, R. D. 2, I~wisburg; Harlon Ray Loss, R. D. 1, Mifflinburg; Ro- bert David Minium, M,ffflinburg; Marlin Charles Renn, New Berlin; William P~lph Mac]ay, Lewisburg; Donald Theos Zimmerman, Mifflin- burg; Guy Irland Mausteller, West Milton; Albert LeRoy Singley, Lew- isburg; Charles Beck, R. D. 2, M]ff- burg; Theodore Eddington Chap- man, Lewisburg; Paul McDonald Stees, Mifflinburg; Seymour Renal Erb, R. D. 2, Mffflinburg; Geo.rgee Oliver Rheppard, Lewisburg; Fred AJlacUne Strouse, Lewisburg; George William Nogle, Lewisburg. Tr~ms- fats: James Madison P~eil, New York, N. Y.; Louis Hicks, Bayonne, N. J.; Orville Ernest Brown, Sara- nac Lake, N. Y.; Charles Gerlosky, Export; James ~Vil]iam Virtues,t, New Martinsville, W. Va. Seven additional selectees who passed their final examinations at the same time, but who will report for duty with the Navy are: day School for many years. [ Lional Edward Blyler, Millmont; The open house, at their residence ] Thurlow James Kreps, R. D. 1, Law. ~)ear Buffalo Ro~/ds, will be held lisburg; Ammon Philip Bower~x, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p. m., June Lewisburg; David Watson Arm- 10. strong, R. D. 1, New Columbia; Leo- M~ss Ruth Ann daughter of Rev. and Mrs. C. Pewterbaugh of 269 Chestnut Mifflinburg, was a member of sixty-eev~nth gvadtmting cla~ of Juniata College at Huningdon, William P. Tolley, chm~celtor of racuse University and presider~t speaker at the commen~nent ercises, which also m,~_rked the tirement of Dr. Charles C. ~resldent )f Juniata College. Miss Pewterbaugh received a c. elor o,f arts de.tee ~he w~ member of the YWCA chairman of that group, the S;udent Volunteers, .;ice dent of the French Club, and ber "of the International Clu,b. She is a gradu~ate of Penn High School at York and ing the past summer French Institute at State College. LE~ION &~y SUOC'ESSFUL POPPY SALE rector of the Agricultural Extension Service. The Supervisor in charge is J. E. McCord whose headquarters will be at the Pennsylvania State College. The annual Poppy Sale by the auxiliary of Thom~s H. ! ! ham Post No. 410, American gion of Mifflinburg, was a ,~uceess according to an ment made by Mrs. R. R. chairman of the committee. roximately 1800 poppies on Poppy I~y, May 22 .... Poppies were sold by lhe auxiliary in Mifflinburg surrounding community, the Laurelton State Village, ~on, New Bar}in, Vicksburg, ton, Miilmont, Swengel and Iron. Mrs. Finkel wishes to thanks to members who sold poppies, persons who patronized sale, and all persons who assisted any manner to make the sale of the most successful events ducted in recent years. PERRY SALE JUNE 12 Carl Perry will sell live stock farm n~achinery, Saturday, at 12:30 o'loek on the premises mile east of Forest Hill and miles west of Cowan. SEND 150th ANNIVERSARY DATA TO TELEGRAl~ NOW All data concerning burg's 150th anniversary tlofl which was celebrated in tember, 1942, is being placed box which will be sealed, ed and will not be opened 1992, the 200th anniversary founding of Mifflinburg. An urgent plea is being all organizations in Mi submit a list of the names of sons who were memhers at tir~e of the 150th annize: This data will be of vital si cance when Mifflinburg ]nard Preston Diehl, I,ewisburg; its 200th anniversary. Bring your lists to the Cbetrles Wesley Hemenway, Miff-burg Telegraph Qffice w linburg; Eiwood Eugene Myers, R. box will be packed. 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