Clipped From Cumberland Evening Times
Times, Thursday, May 13, 1948 WesternportCouple Will - t I l\/j ,- -. I. A 71«1/1 •)/>»• e/lfV fLllillUl-<t 9UI J life, GEOKGE KIDWELL WESTERNPORT—Mr. and Mrs.* George Kidwell, residents of community for 40 years will observe their golden wedding anniversary by holding open house at their home, 104 Oakview Drive, Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Kidwell were married at the home of Mrs. Kidwell's parents, the lute James and Sarah Tasker, May 18, 1898, sit Cross, W. Vad, by Rev. J. H. Brunk, pastor of the 'United Brethren Church of the Cross Circuit, who is now stationed in Martinsburg, W. Va. Mrs. Kidwell was born at Cross and is n member of the Assembly of God Pentecostal Church here. Mr. Kidwell, a son of the late John and Julia Ann (True) Kidwell, was born on New Creek, W. Va, and worked as a coal miner 39 years, retiring in 1939. He was last employed at the Mill Run mine, Seven children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Kidwell and four of them Howard G. Blank Heads VFW Post New '.Commander Is Marine Veteran MT SAVAGE—Howard G. Blank, | .' ,_—y\ are living. They Mrs. Arthur O'Havcr and Mrs. Carl Ms'.calfe, Greene's Addition; Mrs Morris Shemer, Baltimore, and Mrs. John Clayton, Bridgewater, Va. Mrs, Kidwell has one sister, Mrs. John Liller, New Carlisle, Ohio. Mr. Kiriwell has three sisters, Mrs. Jake Green, McCoole: Mrs. Cappa Rlley, Elk Garden, W. Va., and Mrs. Maggie Prichard. Ber- Marine veteran, was chosen com- a Marine veteran, was cnosen uum- mandur of Old Rail Post, Veterans mander; Robert Mulligan, quarter- master; Edward J. Murray, post advocate; Francis Uhl, chaplain; Dr. P. A. G. Murray, surgeon; Joseph Lynch, trustee for three years; William Witte, trustee for two years, and James Crump, trustee for one year. Blank, who operates a filling station here, is a second lieutenant in platoon leader and education officer of Company D, Fifth Infantry Battalion, Marine Corps Reserve, at 1 Cumberland. He is Beall High School State Teachers' College. uuu .leatm.-!.-) ^ui>w. Dye Appointed by Commander Blank were John Neder, adjutant; Carl i u-u £»;.- Neder, officer of the day; Kevin | and two Sweene. patriotic instructor; An-> a graduate of and Frostburg kelev Springs, W. Va., .».•- •••- < • brothers Warren Kidweli, Keyser, thony Monahan, nistor:an; Maxwell and John Kidwell. Cross, Church, service officer; Earl_ Porter, la JOJin rwiuwtii, wiu.^. ' —• . ^,-iu T Mr and Mrs Kidwell have three'legislative officer; Gilbert Lancas- Grandchildren, Mrs. Lester Lambert, iter, sergeant manager; Greene's Addition, and Richard and' Crump and William M. Church, Shirley Kidwell. Arlington, Va., and color guard; Nevin Sweene and two great-grandchildren, Connie Gilbert Lancaster, color bearers; and Rosalind Lambert, Western- Raymond Pickett and Richard Jen" Olt 'kins, buglers; John T. Campbell, A'crandson John O'Haver was! public relations officer; Francis - ' world War II in. Uhl and William Aldridge; assistant relations officers; Edward J, Murray, employment officer; Robert Wilson, quartermaster sergeant killed North during Africa.