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PAGE SIX The Mifflinbm.g Tehgrsph. Mlfflinburg, Pe~nsylvmtia, Thursday, July '4 with The Armed Forces. : Continued from Page Three HOME ON LEAVE Lt. William Shaffer arrived Monday morning to spend a fifteen-day leave, pending orders, with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Shaffer, East Green Street. Lt. Shaffer has been stationed in Alabama with the 174th Infantry ~giment at Camp Rucker. an Infantrv Advanced Replacement Training Cen- ter. He was accompanied by Mrs. Shaft- er and daughter Kay who spent sev- eral months in. a village near the camp. Their trip was delayed by the illness of Kay who had been a patient in Camp Rucker Hospital for three days with a kidney infection. Her condition is improved. SEAMAN JOHN SHIVELY HOME FROM BRAZIL Seaman First Class John W. Shively. who spent the past 15 months at Re- circ, Brazil, South America. is spend- ins ~ 30-day leave with his mother. Mrs. Daisy Guyer of Mifflinhurg and with relatives at Woodward. Seaman Shively entered the LI. S. Navy on October 27, 1943. The trip from South America to Miami, Florida. was made by plane. Seaman Shively was accompanied to Mifflinburg by his wife, a Cadet Nurse in the Lankeneau Hospital, Philadel- phia, who has been granted a 21-day vacation. Missionary Society there. Her husband preceded her in death 18 years ago, and a daughter. Mrs. Ira Klingl~r, died in May, 1944. Mrs, Geise is survived by the foL lowing sons and daughters: B. H. Geise. Norristown: Mrs. O. R. Meckley, Mil- ton: George A. Geise. Winfield: Mrs. George Schaeffer, Hummel's Wharf: Mrs, Ralph Hess, Winfield: John S. Geise, Manchester. N. Y., formerly of Northumberland; Mrs. George E. Wet- zel, and Mrs, Lamont Musser. both of New Berlin, and Mrs. Harry Forry, Sunbury. A sister. Mrs. Annie Moyer, of Freeburg, also survives, as do 42 Mrs. Gelse was born July 4, 1861,] ins. Interment was made in the Mill-[ daughter of the late Henry and Eliz-[ linburg cemetery, ' JOHNNY APPLESEED" abeth Roush, of Freeburg, R.D. [ ---~- ASOUT 1800 WHEN THE FIRST SETTLEMENTS Mrs. Geise was a faithful member of [ PARK ALFRED GROSS W RE SPI~INGINS UP tALONG THE OHIO,JOHN CHA~AN-- the Winfield Evangelical Church and[ Park Alfred Gross, 44, of Hartley 'JOHNI~W APPLESEED --LOADEDHIS CANOE EACH SPRING of the Ladies' Aid and the Women's township, died Thursday, July 19. at WITH SEEO$ FROM CIDER MILL~ IN WESTERN PENNc, grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Short funeral services were held Sun- day afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs, George Wetzel. New Berlin. with continued rites at the Win- field Evangelical Church. Rev. I, K. Baker, pastor of the church, officiated. with burial in the Winfield cemetery. MRS. H. B. HEIMBACH Mrs. Eva E, Heimbach. wife of Harvey B. Heimbach of Lewisburg, died early Wednesday morning, July 18 at 1:35 o'clock in the Evangelical Hospital. that place, where she had been a patient for two weeks. Born in Lewisburg, October 2. 1886. she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Mertz. She attended the Lew- isburg schools and was a life member a member of Brig. Gem Samuel B. Wolfe's Sunday School class of the church for 50 years and was a mem- t,cr of the Ladies" Aid Society and the Missionary Society. She was active in civic and fraternal organizations. She is survived by her husband, one son, Orvis Campbell. of Williamsport, by a previous marriage; one sister. Mrs. Ellis Garrison. of Pittsburgh; two brothers, George Mertz, of Milton, and Charles Mertz, of New Jersey; six step- children. Charles C. Heimbach, Lewis- burg; Byron K. Heimbach. Chillisqua- que: H. Kenneth Heimbach. Fort Bragg, N. C.. Mrs. George Reinhart, of Hazleton: Mrs. William Murray, of Montandon: Mrs, H. E. Shaffer, of Sharon. 2 grandchildren, II step-grand- children, and four step-great-grandchil- dren. Funeral services were conducted Sat- urday afternoon at 2 o'clock in St. Paul's Evangelical Church, Lewisburg. Interment was made in Lewisburg cem- etery. HOME ON LEAVE Fireman First Class Richard C. Kniss, who is stationed at the submarine school at New London Conn., arrived of the Evangelical Church. She was Friday to spend a 10-day leave with his wife and parents. Editor and Mrs. C. A. Kniss of Mifflinburg. HERMAN L. FLICK Herman L. Flick, 53. of West Buff- alo township, died Friday evening, July 20, at 7 o'clock at the Evangeli- cal Hospital, Lewisburg, following a stroke suffered two days before. Mr. Flick was born January 17, 1893, the son of the late William and ESth- er Flick of Lycoming county. He was a carpenter by trade and a member of the Forest Hill Evangelical Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Mur- iel Hironimus, of Trenton. N. J., and a half-sister, Mrs. Mary Newhard. and a half-brother, Cletus Flick. both of Bloomsburg. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon. July 23, at 2 o'clock, at the Forest Hill Evangelical Church. with the pastor. Rev. W. E. Smith. officia- ting. Interment was made in the For- est Hill cemetery, HOME ON LEAVE Seaman First Class Spencer Boyer arrived Tuesday evening to spend a four day leave with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Frank P. Boyer of East Green Street. HOME FOR WE - ND Cadet William Strunk, a student of theh Medical School of Temple Univer- sity, Philadelphia, spent the week-end at his home in this place. RETURNS TO SERVICE Sergeant David Kelly, who has com- pleted a 30-day redeployment furlough with his wife and daughter Kay, left Sunday for Fort Dix. N. J., where he will receive reassignment. ~t~ ......... L _IL_ i _ _ i __ MARK B. HALFPENNY Mark B. Halfpenny, 71, prominent Lewisburg banker and insurance agent, died at his home, in that place, Wed- nesday afternoon. July 18, at 12:45 o'- clock following an illness of a year with a heart condition. Born in Lewisburg July 1. 1874, he was the son of Winfield Scott and Matilda Halfpenny. He was graduated from the Lewisburg High School and the Bucknell Academy, and attended a textile school in Philadelphia. For a number of years he was employed by the Halfpenny Woolen Mills. now the Lewisburg Mills, which was owned anti operated by his grandfather and later by his father. He entered the banking Lnsiness in 1918 a~d in 1933 became cashier of the Lewis hurg National Bank. a position he continued to hold until his death. He married the former Bertha Nolt March 11. 1937. While serving as cashior of the bank, Mr. Halfpenny still found time to conduct his insurance business. He was a mem- ber of the Milton lodge of Elks. He is surwved by his widow, an aunt, Mrs. Florence Halfpenny, of New Bethlehem. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon. July 21st at 4 o'clock from the late home. Interment was made in Lewisburg cemetery. MRS. SIMON (;ELSE Mrs. Mary Ann Geise. 84, widow of Simon Geise, died Thursday morrflag, July 19 at 11 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Wetzel, where she had been bedfast for the past MARY DESSIE KATHERMAN Miss Mary Dessie Katherman. 53 of 121 East Chestnut Street. died at her home Friday evening, July 20. at '~1 o'clo~ following 10 months illness with complications. Miss Kathermau was borfl January 3. 1892, the daughter of William and Huldah Katherman. who reside at the Mtfflinburg address. She was a mem- ber of St. John's Evangelical and Re- formed Chtm:h of Mifflinburg. She is survived by her parents, and a brother, Donald of New York City. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, July 24 at 10 o'clock from six months. Death was caused by corn- the late residence, with Rev. J. R. plications. ] Stoudt, pastor of the church, officiat- 3:30 a.m.. at the Danville State Hos- Fital. Danville. where he had been a patient for three years. Mr. Gross was born October 14. 1900. in Snyder county, the son of the late James A. and Eliza J. Gross. Surviving are five brothers: Samuel and Ira of Hartley township; William of Lewis township; Charles of Laurel- ton. and Palmer of Freeburg. Funeral services were held Sunday morning at 10 o'clock at the L. W. Strunk and Son funeral home with Rev. H. O. Reynolds. retired pastor of the Hartleton Lutheran Church. offi- ciating. Interment was made in the Hartleton cemetery. MRS. JOHN HONSINGER Mrs. Nancy Margaret Honsinger. 83. of 96 Chestnut Street. died at her home at 1:15 o'clock Thursday, July 19. Shet had been ill for three weeks with corn-I plications. She was the widow of John-[ C, Honsinger, who died 24 years ago. Since that time Mrs. Honsinger resided [ in Mifflinburg. . [ Mrs. Honsinger was born in Hartley [ township, January 30. 1862. the daugh- I ter of the late Andrew and Mary Rea- rick. and was a faithful member of the Dreisbach Lutheran Church. She is survived by two daughters, Miss Bessie Honsinger, at home. and Mrs. Frederick Schrader of Manchest- er, Md.; and four brothers. Riley of Eugene, Oregon; B. F. Rearick of Crookston, Minn.: J. O. Rearick. of Climax. Minn., and Calvin Rearick. of Millmont. Surviving are also one grand- son, John S. Rote of Cortland. N. Y.: two great grandsons. Robert Rote in the Armed Forces in Europe, now home on furlough, and Richard Rote. now stationed at Pearl Harbor. Funeral services were held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at the late res- idence. Rev. W. M. Rearick. pastor of the Dreisbach Church. officiated, and interment was made in the Dreisbach cemetery. Pallbearers were Hiram Walter. Harrison Schrader. Nevin Moyer, Wil- liam Slear. Robert Hubler. Luther Bo- genrief. MRS. DAVID KALER Mrs. Mary F. Kaler. of Hartley township, died Thursday, July 19. at 9:30 a. m. the victim of a sudden heart attack. She was ill only a very short time. Mrs. Kaler was born April 12, 1870, a daughter of the late Daniel and Bar- bara Rearick. She was a member of the Millmont Evangelical Chrnch. She is survived by her husband. Da- vid: two sons. Charles, of Millmont. and David of Limestone township; two daughters, Mrs. Clarence Pick and Mrs. Luther Boyer, both of Limestone town- ship; a brother. George Rearick of Por Matilda: two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Dreese of Pottsgrove and Mrs. Maude Aikey of Milton: 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, July 22 at 2 o'clock from the Strunk Funeral Home with Rev. J. P. Sheesley, pastor of the Millmont Evangelical Church officiating. Inter- ment was made in the Swengel ceme- tery. MORRIS HENR'~BBY Morris Henry Bibby. 66, died Sum day, July 22 at 4 a.m. at the home of his daughter. Mrs. Francis C. Fritz. West Buffalo township, after an ill- ness of three months with complica- tions. Mr. Bibby was born at Southern Shore, Md.. November I0. 1878. He was amember of the Southern Shore Episcopal Church. His wife preceded him in death two months ago. Surviving are his daughter, Mrs. Fritz, with whom he resided for the past two months, and a sister. Mrs. Robert K. Nevitt of Washington. D. C. Funeral services were held from the L W. Strunk and Son funeral home. Wednesday morning, July 25 at 10 o'clock, with Rev. David M. Kerr. pas- tor of the Methodist Church. officiat- ing. Interment was made in the Wat- sontown cemetery. PADDLED DOWN THE RIVER~ GIVING EVERY A PORTION OF THE SEED. HE WAS LED BY A VISION OF ORCHARDS BLOSSOMING AND ~ARING FP-.UIT WHEI~E THERE WAS ONLY WILDERNESS. lED BY THE VISION OF /g FI~UITFUL TOMORROW WE PLANT TODAY THE SEEDS,FOR OUI~ PROOI~ESS "rH2OUGIq INGENUIT~/~ INITIATIVE AND INDUSTI~Y-- FOR, OUR SECUR.ITY THROUGH WAR BONDS, SAVING~ ACOUNTSp LiFE INSURANCE, TO DARE TO DREAM-- WITH COURAGE TO BACK "rHg. DREAM WITH ACTION-I/AS BEEN THE WAY O,=" PROGRESS IN OUR AMEle/CAN #EMOC~ACY'. ,Y..IP. Rush and[ his family of Polk County, Tenn., are cuuing and anlg pulpwood these days to back up Fred Rush (picture, lower over=eus with the am,/. Four members of the Rush eo get out phlpwood for war. Picture =lhow= daughtea', over pulpwood accounts with her4ather. WHEN GLADYS WROrETO HER BOY FRIEND. flOE, IN THE NAVY'- HER LETTERS HAg} THEY ~d~l~E ;TUST THI= KIND OF LETTERS "JOE LIKED ~rO OF LOVE AIqD CHEERFUIJqESS GLAOY~ :rOE WORRY CONTRARY, HER Lh'TTERS HAd3