Carol Ann Hutzell Barkman- Cumberland Evening Times- 4 Dec 1947
iBelieve Babv : < .-, . n ' . Death Report Part Of 2 ;|.ycar-Old Ml. Savage Moilicr Suilos She Will . Seek Custody .of Child Held On'Farm -old Mt. Savage woman said that an obituary placed in local j newspapers Sunday and Monday re-1 porting ihe dealh of her .seven- month-old daughter was evidently n ruse to make her believe the child had died so that she would not al-j tempt to regain thc infant's custody. | Elva Hutzell. mother of the child, described how the friendship between between herself and Mr. and Airs. Charles A. Barkman, formerly of i Cumberland, who now reside on farm near Oakland, waned after the! birth of ihe child. ^The baby is now in custody of the Barkmans, Shocked lo read of her daughter's death in the newspaper or. Sun-1 :dnv morning, the mother said she; 'left immediately for the Bark-! i | lliln home where ihe bnby had been; | ivin5 an( | found ihc child alive 1 | mu i " WC ]|. ; v , ., , jd ,, was . fir$l told I 1 | thc ^y y a ' s ' '„,' Delaware where Barkmans had been visiting, noth( ,,. rfeciured that Bark- ^ ' lold ' llcr the baby was not! ^., bul .. aslcop llps t.airs" when inYP: ,'Tlii- "'.• 'j^' f^} cmci '"• Doul ' DU ' Child Ilc fl lo I- 0 ; Bringing the matter to thc Irm.ion ni State's Auoney Mor-an Mor-an C, Harris. Miss Hutzell said slu> was advised 10 employ nn tonie.v and seek to gain cr.niody olj the child throufih court, procedure. Deny Scnclmp Nolici- A I. their farm liomp last evening. evening. Mr. and Mrs. Barkman said they did not send thc obituary to the newspapers and a'.Sv told a reporter they had not been to ' ' ' ' plan- However, J. E. Powell, Barkman'si had i ! in' " said al Cclmar. Del., yes-; and her Mr. and a ne. were Now living with Mr. and ^ i"^r ™!d ^ %% :i home, and that she had written to thc Barkmaivs some time ABO So.v- ing she would '.ike to have her daughter. .today. Acquainted with the 1 Bafkmans| t for about two years. Miss Hutzell ; went to live with them at theirim .ic, about, home. 739 Mao-land Avenu ^ mm ^ ^^^ }w . baby w . ls .^ Allcsnny Hosp i la i on March 2H, js ycnr _ ., nd Mr!!- Barknir.n made i, irran m, moms w ith a local phy<icinn de ] ivor y O f the child, accord- i •nc to Miss Hutzell. She added that Mrs. Barkman j told the doctor she fMisss Hntzc!l> u . e samc i; ,f orm atioin to the hos-1nis i wns Barkman's daughter and gavc| p _.' ipiuii, .lie T , u , Bnl . kman _ s ..,,. ealeri ,, le !lico -. js .. ... rh h ,. lv . ... n< h on > Mi«s .U.HH ;ulC, till. UilU.* uuc- LyUll.. -m .^ , Hliczc j, said _ relnlin ,; lhal w ;, el -. shc;i -j retunl(X ) homc fro -, n Uie hospiwl;behave asked her to go to work. Baby Left At .B.irkman She said she got a job in the taurant. nt the Blue Ridge bus min.il in'April fcr about a week. Sukscquenrly. Miss Hutzell stated, she got employment at Shipway's; on Routed east of Cumberland and: also roomed there but left the at the Barknvin home iroof ! ' She said Hie Barkmans previously .id told her "their place would al- to me." but that after'not . - lie-flrteri to work she was inform- !