Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 1, 1944 · Page 13
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Local Society News Garden Pag? TH-State Theatre* Financial SUNDAY, OCTOBERS, 1944 Second Section—Pag« 13 our. , eVarid. bold; _ - a ' friend; :p.MS«i^ ,:;Bob. jjiunts ; 6u : every, mountain 'inob: -ais fairii&nilssed-andimissed., iw declares,;to-:fact, He.yens, U the~faXilfc-.of : wartime thells.^ it,'t6>prove:tjmt: lie; is- smart, ;es -his shotgun shells .-. apart. ;ighs"Hhe : 'povr(3ter, county 'the - < -". «'-_i-^.''_ -if AVrMMtln ' w«Mn r. • n^'Q 'ahdVKaows>exactly',wHat;he^ If of'-jGpiiiutyYoutli jad,"* bu^ thaty-not' the mean ,,'lie.h-:'tt 1? Is.'sa!d,-that' ; the -News "xed"-:''iniits ". 'face :lastj;week, '"'"'' " ' smacking" its Ik"•: On -Thursday it s .questionr e:presiderit ( s-<health,-'using-.old w-s' that 'travel:;by,stealth..But ; Very-next day in'ats.columnist ceTthe-HNews got • .a-*knockout up de grace." Such an unfound- rumor 'should 'be - taboo ; '.' for, •rence writes! it just isn't true! > It's time to" re-tire" said'a/pre- '. ad" ; -. 'of •'«-•' -candle-carrying iCgbwhed , ; lad. .But.'it seems • here have lost,their desu-e.-to 'so much as .to • want to r'e- -lO'-! he poison pen of '.the Japanese pot so barf'-as-Ql'O. Pease! dusting her;home on R. D. . housewife, found (so-she writes ,,ne) a snow-white spider and on jback a perfect V in brown and :k, while on its stomach, much a. - gash, appeared .three dots then a dash. She has this Itory spider to prove the end of war is in the groove! From out our fan mail (total five) j pick a note from Hill Top Drive. Id since she also writes In rhymes YH quote her in this Sunday's pies: tear sirs or ladies, or whoever did the staff all get together) write the charming group of bmes appearing'" in-last Sunday's fues. " .-.>••• .£".' ;"'••..' • ;'• '•••:••? "'-.-' IYOU surely cut 'a merital' rug; i : must '.be-reading Bucky'-Bug. IT timing,^ tpor"is just: th'evfiame that \ which tbrouglit' that .-hero Lie./ Regardless: of the'-, -source, jivever, I.tliihk-ypur rhyming-very Iver, and' heartily, applaud your tse.-' Believe me,-sirs, I've read pch. •worse.",, -..' . • . . • '.; „ bit- of "space we now 'will take • mention; just a. : ,wee- mistake. _In •iting of • tlie 'council's names, trm ixi made'^read-like'^a'ames.-'!,..; 3 ows- the -wide-spread --i«.~«^ be:V you set •• " H|> nnw ^A-,78-page" rep^rt,~? ! The': Children of > Aliegauy.County ,". has• been submitted to: trie Allegany County Cong. Council of Social Agencies;^ James E. Spitznas, chairman, as a . basis : for future .study, and recommendations • of the council. V;~The "fact-finding! -survey" .Was prepared: ;;by• Spitznas, •'•:' Western Maryland high school supervisor, in an ; effort • ,"to' determine : to, : what distent social, agencies established and-•'• supported by the; community for the guidance and development of children, actually succeeded in the'light.of the total-job." . ••:.'• ' In addition to the wealth of : sta- 'complied; as a result of studies ;'in : a number, of: Allegany coiihty pub lie and .parochial schools/of .all grades' In ..1943, the report contains sectlons'^on the child; trend' in Jthe population as a whole,.'and comments from various authorities who have made a study of the "youth problem." : . ; - :•'. Naval Training School ' . • • •••. .'• - •...- . • ^y ••..'. . •.- it difference 'Mristead of "Si". yurse Announced »na Bradford Will Be Ballet and Pianist lie Cumberland Concert Assocla- made known yesterday the for the four attractions to be. nented during the 1944-45 season Sfollpws: *'":•'. Sona ''Bradford, Contralto, No- bet_14; Indianapolis: Symphony Ihestra, December.7; Ballet Ruase BMonte.-Carlo, February' 15, and Petri, Pianist; March, 19. ^.performances-Will be. given In inberland's . Inigest auditorium, it Hill, beginning at 8:30_p. m. ..- "n'e season ticket sale .will begin porrow and .continue-.through ober 14, with .headquartei-s at Baltimore Street '(Potomac .Edl- Co.) Headquarters telephone Is .,.'•' Covers Wide Field Schools checked were'- Cresaptown, McCoole ; Luke; . Hammond : Street, St. Peter's and B'ruce/^all of. Westernport; Barton; Moscow; Detmold; Jackson and Central, of IjOnacon- ing; Midland; Loartowh; Vale Summit; Beall Elementary and : High, Training School, 'and Lincoln, all of Frostburg; Mt. Savage; Barrelville; Paper Mill, 01 Locust Grove; Johnson Heights, Fort HU1,' LaSnlle, SS. Peter and Paul's, St. Patrick's, and Carver, all of Cumberland; Oldtown; Flintstone, and Piney Plains. The study deals with such- matters as the home status of the community's children, work experiences of pupils/attendance at' movies, use of summer time, and . memberships In character-building agencies. The report points out that "in the nation as a whole the relative size of the child -youth layer of the population -with respect to the total population has been changing steadily. through ; the decades." ". . ;/ '..-: "'. "...'Population Changes ;.-' : Figures are presented to .show- the : same trend in AUegany 'county. Iti J.900: for/ every; 1,000 people over 2C years old there •:• were a '. like number under. 20; ; in' ..'1910 for every 1,000 over ' 20 there .were 9 10 -under; in 1 920 v the latter -figure dropped to 853;-:ln-1930'to'828,-and In .1940 to 724. .In terms .of percentage to the whole . population, those under 20 dropped' from- 50 per cent in 1900 to semper cent m 1940. '•• "It will be -noted-that tvit.t process whereby., the--' relative -.size of the child-youth layer of r.the , eppulaapn is C6nSt^Mtlj' r ,'decreas<S Trssvspeeded up considerably In- tbei'decade 19301940,'! the .report states.-yTn this period, in Allegany county, not only did the number of children and youth decrease relatively but. absolutely also. Whereas there were in the county 32.463 children and youths tn 1930, there were only 31,5« in 1940." In a section on school enrollment it is estimated that only 58 per cent of the children who enter the first grade persist through the 12 grades to gi-ftduation. New .Court Term Opeiiis Toiiiorrbw - .'• - •»• ' - ' :' ,»-• . ' • \~\'' Chief ludge Caller C. per Will Deliver Charge '.' to GraAtl Jury The October term 'Of AUegauy County circuit '-Court wi)l open tomorrow at' 10 a. .m., when Chief Judge Wn»«r C. Capper will deliver the charge to Urn grand Jury, It will mark Judge -Capper's flwt deliverance of the charge here since he took his place on the bench last April. : .After the reading of the docket for the court term Chief Judge Capper will depart for Annapolis to attend . sessions of the Court of Appeals which may last two months Appealed cases pending in Annapolis at this time are said to represent one of the heaviest accumulations in the history of the court. The- court term here will be opened before Chief Judge Capper and Associate Judge William A Huster. The October docket is sale to be comparatively light with 119 cases to be disposed of in the court of Uu and 21 -uppentucl'i'tu-cs to be Airport Pacts '( SignecLBy CAA Heskett Says •.'.'.'': '.- - * ' C o 11 s t r n e I i o n Work To Star! As Soon As Equip? incut Arrives in Cumberland beard. Trip To Baltimore New Contest Prize ..There were still plenty of sailors at the Bedford Springs Naval Traming School (Radio) when the Sunday Times staff photographer took the above' picture last week. Shown Six Wounded And Missing From Section the south end of the brick-annex to the original Bedford Springs;Hotel, as seen from U. S. Route 220. of activities will be found on page 12. Plans call for the gradual closing of the school, the final class to be graduated in December. About every two weeks classes of from 90 to 100 will be sent out, and no new arrivals are scheduled. It is not known if the place will ever re-open as a resort hotel. Casualties of War in France Firsi Sgl. Paul L. : Johnson, This City, Reported Injured at French Front - A' Waverly Terrace soldier and two other'tri-state servicemen' have been reported as wounded, while three more are missing ui' action, according to latest War Department - announcements.* The casualty list follows:. -- Personals- Stress-Fire Prevention Here remen Will Talk in phools During Week Set for This Purpose i order to bring home to ohlldren importance of fire prevention, al firemen will visit all city Sools ' neit__weeki ^according to ajflea G. Smith, chairman of the nmlttee' in;"charge" of Cumbers observance ot Fire Prevention ;;' Octob er. 8 -14. .There will; be talks explaining how to lessen hazards and cope...wlUi emer- L situations. • ., • . '• year,, according- to the ,Na- flonal -Kre Protection. .Association, <& losses^ Iricreased^l"percent;pvet "pre-war -year T ..l940,' In the sam e :pd, large loss fires;,-each costing Sgt. Albert H..\Velshans returned to Camp-Ru'cker, Ala., after spending a'15-day furlough.with his parents, .Mr., arid Mrs. S. H. Wclshans, 31G Prince George street. : Commflnder"; Bernard "P. Roeder, tT. S; Navy; Washington, is visiting his father, William''P. Roeder, 700 Holland -street. "Miss -Julia Ann Myerly, a sophomore at the University of Maryland, is visiting her mother, Mrs. R. D. Sykes, 807 Maryland avenue, for ten days. 'She has as her'guest, Mrs. Samuel li. Shanks', of-Baltimore. OpI. Eugene Gllpin, 934 Maryland avenue, is home.on a furlough with his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth J. Gilpin. He recently received his wings as an aerial gunner at Fort Myers Hi quarter of <»v. million dollars .or ~>re,:-- jumped: 176 v percen£. Losses ceeded a million dollars a day and irned "a tKrousand" homes a dayJ; ["The 'great need lor settmf} as?de le week, bufc of 'the year to tocva {tentk>n ptt"the:rcauses :of these t ea and Tjow-'lb dimtoale them is bparebt from -these; figures,": nays Ity Pn-e Chief.; RV 6. .-Hoenlcka. nd, these, losses Braise this chal-. question'.':^—- though, .victory - " . , 9 ur human Venemies- Ij" red, can ."we" -win-' victory • over ?.> . -.-,':,'•'-•-• - ; - .. : , '•• •'-* :' |Th»t .is' a ?raobt qoesUon," cori- ijues Chief Hbehlcka.-^.even though . boasts .of .no secret i-weapons. of the" devious .ways flre attacks welt taiown 1 to :us(, Nevertheless, ' , Rafter.; .year;: . largely through pyn carelessness .--and hegTect, thousands of lives, malrrw re thoiwa'ndi,. cost* mil- Ttetis ot dollars, arid delays the hour eij ultimate victory in this wqrld- S* j^ r> The same enthusiasm ex- la conquering our ene- _;.outside our borders would oxercome.thls enemy'i .... why it Is earnestly .._^__ laborers, farmers,: housewives. Industry, and even children, will Wmy- »n active role: in', this year's .cpfcrvance of Flro Prevention Week, and why everyone should never re- Jto in their efforts to fight the •2£i*)*£. f flrc 'throughout the year," »lef Hoenidta concluded. Fla. This is his first leave In 14 months of service. Pvt. Carl Kreger returned to Camp EUts, HL, after speiifilng a 10-day furlough with his wife and family, 26 Arch street. . Mr. and • Mrs. Lester L. Little, Lewistown, Pa., are: spending the weekend with'Mrs. .Clarence Henry J3:'Boone 'street ; -and Mrs; Edgar • T.; Matthews.:, " .'>! '. . :. , Miss-Brameli&i-Athey, Washington D. C.,' and fVictor-Athey, •Baltimore are weekend guests' of their parents Jrlr; arid .-Mrs. : Victor S.-Athey, e " Patterson ayenue".- : .Miss'. : Angela, WJgger, Buffalo, N Y.', is visiting her mother, Mrs Joseph D.: Wigger, Williams street ' Mr., and Mrs.-WlUlam" J. Abel'.returned-', to St; CharJes, HI., after spendln8r.,a week' with, the letter's mother,. Mrs. Joseph B. Wigger Williams .street. .Cpl. Kenneth B. Shafer returned to Camp-Lee, Va., after spending a. nine-day- furlough with his wif< and'isbn, 607.'Conrad avenue. -. . '':Pyt.-David Watson, brew Field Tampa; Fla.^Brid, Chester G. Wot- soni-S\v"3-c.j; Bainbrldge, Md., arc visiting their parents,: Mr. arid Mrs C. G: ,W,ateon, 309 R ace strec t. ; ' Mr., arid .Mrs.- Joseph -Klenhofer 182 North; Centre -street, .have been advised that.their son, F^islgn Rob ert F. Klenhofer, is a surgical pnt lent at; the Portsmouth, .Va., Nava hospital. '.- ); - ' -.' .People. from'outlpf town -attend .g. :tlie last rites Friday. afternoon for Benjamin P.. See, 415- East Old lowri rbad^'includejl Mrs.': Josep Wtae,:- Timbervllle, Va.;- Mrs, Mln nie" Coleman, Baltimore,,Mrs, Luth er. Rodgers', Bardatie, W, Va,'; Mr. Nellie MeAtee, .Charles Town, -W Va.; Mrs,-MabelLinn Peebles, Har rlsburg. Pa,; ^rrs, Margaret Bonnet % and Miss Elizabeth Bennett, Frost burg. Cpl. Wlberl, Burns, Sty George, W. Va., iu the European.Thea- tre of Operations." • Tech. Fifth Grade Earl t. Livengood, 22, ConfJucnre, Pa., in Ifaly JTay 25. ' Robert D. Hcare, P.omnej-, W. Vs., over Germany Sept. 11. Sgt. Johnson received tlie Purple Heart medal which 'has been sent o his wife, Mrs. Audrey ' (Metz) ohnson. Mrs. Johnson • received ord that her-husband-was wound- d through two.of his officer friends. The local soldier left Cumberland with Company G in February, 1941 and. was later transferred to Corn- any F of the same regiment. He went overseas: in October 1942, ; Pvt. RAippenthal, son of Mr. and VCrs. Charles Ruppenthal, is report- d slightly "wounded. He entered he Army In January of this year and has been overseas only a short while. . • Cpl. Yates Is the husband of Mrs. Svelyn D. Yates, 30 Ormond street, I'rostburg, and the son of Mrs. Laura Yates, Route 1, Frostburg. He was Inducted into the Army Octo- >er 13, 1943, and went overseas In mid-June after training at Camp Jroft, S. C. He, has been award- ed'the Expert-Infantryman badge. Cpl. Burns is thi? : spn; of 'Mr.--.and Vfrs. J. A. Burns, Saint George,-W: Va. When" called to .the colors on September 15, .1943, he .was employ- Anhoiincc Births Mr, and Mrs, Claude Ruiilan, Maple street, announce the birth A daughter yesterday 1n Mrmorla Kwpltal. WOUNDED First Sfft, Paul 1,.. Johnscn, 450 Waverly- Terrace, in Fr»nce Sept. 3. . •'.••.:. Pyi, James R. Ruppenftial, Berkeley Springs, Wl V«,. in France Sept. S. ' < Cpl. Homer Tales, Frostburf,. In France Septenibcr 11.; WLB WiBHear Truck Drivers Case This Week Teamsters Also Notify Federal Agencies of Intention To Strike in 30 Days I£_Unaettled First Sjrt.- Paul - Johnson First 'Sgt. Paul L; ;. Johnson was wounded in France.Scptember 3. He has been awarded the Purple Heart decoration. • His wife, Mrs. Audrey Metz Johnson, resides at 450 Waverly Terrace. Staff Sgt. Roland Crable Staff-'Sgt." Roland_ CraWe. w wounded hi France ;SepTember '71 He is the husband- of Mrs. Genevieve Crable, Mt. Savage roao\ aud the son of Mrs. Arcella Crable,-Meadville. PR., a former resident. Salvation Groups To Convene Here Divisional Conncils Wi Have Annual Sleeting October 7-8 ed as a- chemist by Alabama. . He sailed the for TVA in overseas lervice last .June, as a r t«ll- gunner on. a 'B-24 .Liberator bomber. Cp!. Burns is a brother of Miss Hazel Burns, this city. -Other brothers and sisters •' include Lt. • Ona 3urns, 'and • Cpl. . Robert A, Burns, joth 'on duty at the Italian front; Mrs. Edna. Cathell. • Rowlesburg, W. Va.;'Mrs. Effle Goff, Akron,. O.; Jeff Burns, also of .-.Akron; Roy Burns, Parsons, W. Va.; Mrs. Wayne Goff, Mrs. J. W. Campbell.'rand Lester Burns, all of ; St. Qeprge. . . T-5 "LiveiiROod entered'-' the Army in September • 1942,. and .went . across In March, 1943. Ho wns prevlousry- woundcd In North Africa and Italy nnd was on guard-duty. on the;Anzio ica'chhead when .he was 'reported He is the son of Mr. and Llvengood, missing. Mrs. ^Le Heare was presented the Air Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster, following n raid over- Germany June 10. «. Sgl. Walking, German Prisoner, Writes Home Mr. and -Mrs, L. E. Watkins,; 8M Silvan', avenue, r have received' I a card from their 'son, Staff .Sgt. Eugene L, Catkins, '.who, .was ; taken prisoner by the: Germans' 6n.,Jrune' S. white he was Ip .a raid OTer'Ads'- Approximately ' 2aO officers and delegates,- representing 21 corps and outposts in three states', are -expected to convene in the auditorium ot Allegany High school next Saturday and > Sunday f or . the . annual Maryland and Northern West Vir- ghi{a"divisional councils of the Salvation Army. Commissioner William C. Arnold, of Atlanta, Ga., territorial commander for 15 southern states from Florida to Maryland and the District of Columbia, will preside at the sessions. Other officials expected to attend are Brig. Richard B. Fitton, of Atlanta, territorial Young People's secretary, and Brig. Charles H. Dodds, of Baltimore, divisional commander. . . Tlie program on. Saturday will be marked by a welcome session.' In the morning,, followed by discussion group meetings, lunch, additional discussions , In the afternoon and supper,, climaxed by, a youth demonstration.- and ' pageant at -7:30 -P m. :in the school auditorium. •, Sessions on Sunday .will . include a. breakfast for ofiicers' at 8 a. m. to be held .at the Citadel, after which religious services wUl be conducted. • A consecration meeting at 11 a. m..'wSll officially conclude the two^day convention. 1 . . \ . Capt. Robert Ball| commander ol the local Salvation Army post, "wil have ehnr£p'of the musical program for tlie meeting, which will Include a concert and' vocal and instrumental selections. .. A mass meeting will be, held Mon- dny evening at Mechanic street. In which 40 or more of local and visiting musicians are efcpectwl to participate. : i Richard Harkuess To Speak in City vBC Commentator First Attraction on Community Fortim ,Octpber. 31 .The' flrsV speaker tin the" Community Forum sponsored by. the lumberland.'-Junior- Association -of ibmmerce will. be Richard Harkness, noted radio commentator o VBC, who will have as-his-topic •Behind the Scents In Washington Today." The address wjl'-. be-held . . tria. The card; dated Juno 14, u the first .word .received 'from; him since .he : went down In enemy, territory, "! ' ' .. I'..',; . :'"':' Sgt. Wfttklns was rin aerial 'engineer on a B-24 Liberator bomber with the Fifteenth Air Force In Italy. He states he is fine, Is well treated and gets plenty to ent. Membership .Drive To • Be Held By "Y" Boys A "membership crirrifcalgn will be held among boy members of Centra YMCA .beginning ' today, and con cludfnjr' Ctct/35 as a;.'forerunner to the annual membership drive'which Is'set'to be launched Oct. 30-at th YV .: it. announced. by.. Oscar: 3 Bergstrprn, associate general recre tary.: ;.'• :. '..'.,•.;. ", .' ' :. v, ;.' ;; . Bergstrom said that each bpy.;whi secures-30"or.-'more new .members will receive his choice of,a football or'.basketball'of good .quality.; The awards are being displayed In the YMCA lobby. The membership mast be paid for.In full before 'credit Is given, Bergstrom added. Fifty-nine gfrls attended the gitest day proftrom held yesterday at the Y. A hearing will be held this week in Washington, D. C., before the Trucking Commission . of the War I^-bor Board in the equalisation o ay between .truck drivers of CURJ- jefland and the Hagerstown- area ^wns- Bnnoupced'lost'lnighb.lij; X?. B. tvi{zman, bxismess agent of I»oca 'o. .463, Teamsters and Chauffeur Union, AFofL. , * The. Teamsters have notified tin Department of-Labor, the War La wr Board_and_the .flatlonnl^Labo telallb'us Board of its intention t trike in 30 days if the dispute is no leared up.'"Notification of the in entions- of the union to strike nr equired by the Suilth-Connnll uCt. Pay rates for truck drivers an 'ther members of the .Teamsters union in the Hagerstown' area ar ligher than those of the local truck ers despite the fact drivers of 'hot ections operate on the same route Stutzman said. In the event the dls pute is not cleared up at the hearln his week the NLRB will send rcpre sentatlves here thirty days .from low to • conduct the strike vote fo he union as requlred-by law. The local union called off threatened ' strike here about month ago and on September 27 be _an preparing briefs of its posllior 'or presentation to the War Labo Board which, requested-the Infor mation. The strike .was called off 1: fcf Allegany High School on . the night of October 31, • according to C.. William Gilchrist. 'f orum chair lan. Harkness Is 37 years of age anc won national attention for his ex )ose of the Prendergast machhie In Cansa's City, Mo., several years ago while work'ng for the United Pres n that city. He later Joined th Washington staff of the Phlladel phia- Inquirer and two' years ag went ,with NEC. A "graduate • of the University o Kansas, he says he is a middle o he road reporter and has seen to< much of politicians in action to be naive enough to believe all the .ay. "A candidate's words and action will eventually find him out, Harkness says. The'second spenker on the forum s expected to. be. .Robert St. John also a "radio commentator an analyst of the news. Obituary . ** • the .union, Stutzman said, on tl stipulation entered into by both tl union and operators that briefs < both sides be .viewed by. the WL deputy director who will then pre sent his findings to the board. Capt. O'Kelly Escapes As Hurricane Strikes Indent Entries Must He n By October 9—B. and O. C.T.P. in Charge The C. T. P. Organization of The sUtlmore and Ohio Railroad Corn- any rizes to winners of the "Ideas" ontest being conducted In the jun- r aud senior classes of the Allc- tmy County public and parochial chools, chief of which Is to bo a ersonally conducted, art e\pensc j-lp to Baltimore, mth visit through It. Claire Locomotive Shop, Mt. .oyal Station, the Baltimore and lilo Central Building, Fort Mc- Tenry and other points of Interest nd entertainment. Tlie three top winners of this contest are to be warded tills trip, nnd the group 111 be accompanied by throe chap- rons. They will be met at Baltimore with an automobile and all wints of interest in. the Monumental City will be taken in, In ad- itlon to entertainment provided. Jhartes N. FuHerton. Special Rep- esentative of the C. T. P. from Baltimore, was hi Cumberland last -eck and authorized tills special ward for the students who submit the best "Ideas" on the subject, How the Railroads Can Best Serve he Publlo in the Post War Days." Papers Su this contest are to be in he hands of the Judges by Monday, October 9. Other prizes in- liidi a *25 War Bond, a S10 pen and pencil set and a $5 pen: Chairman Clifford E. Gainer statek that other prizes will be awarded, to be final ' sttp for completing Cumberland's airport was taken yesterday. A contract for; preparing the site for improvements at the WHcy Ford site hns been awarded to the Grandview Company, Mt. Vernon, N. Y« Charles Z; Heskett, airport director, said he has been informed by the Civil Aeronautics Administration. Heskelt said CAA officials told him work will stiu't as soon as equipment can be.moved here. Tht contract calls for an expenditure of $467,943.50 by the CAA. In addition Heskett said he was Informed the DeMRtteo Construction Co., Qulncy, Mass., has been awarded a contract for paving at a >rice of $339,370.90. The latter work will not start until spring. To Complete Purchase With the contracts awarded it Li :xpec,tcd the Mayor find Council will complete the purchase of tlin McAbcc farm property. The council put up the $12,000 purchase price and the McAfoees the deeds, and all \vns plnccd in escrow pending tho awarding of the contracts. TIic Grandvlevv company work- will include extending No. 1 runway 1.5M feet to a total length of 5,950 feet, preparing the ground for No. 2 runway, 3.700 foetr building taxi strips nnd a parking apron. Part of a hillside will be removed, nnd the earth dumped on the Mc- Abcc fBnn land, which eventually will become one end of No. 5 rtin- wixy. About 1.000.000 cubic yards of excavation is contemplated. The DcMntteo flnfi will blncklop the extended section of No. 1. nil ol No. 2, the tnxl strips and the park- ' ing apron. Grandview work is expected to take 120 days tvnd the paving "5 dnys. More Liuid Xrvdcd In addition to the McAbee land, the city must also purchase n plot of ground at the end of No. 2 run- ' way if the luttei- is to be usable. The land will not be used for the runway Itself but Is necessary for clearance, according to August Burs, Pittsburgh, district airport euipiiecr. When the work called for in the two contracts Is completed, the city will have an airport with tlircc paved runways and taxi strips. It is expected that steps will be taken BOOH to secure federal aid for the paving of No. 5 runway. Besides the contract work, the CAA Is expected to Install a lighting system nnd n control tower. An administration building and additional hangars ere Included in plans for the future. •• in a to be concluded with a meeting at Fort Hill High School Auditorium at 7:30 on Friday, Octo- x;r 20, at which time a program will be presented along with prcsen- ation of the awards, Including a short address by Representative J. Glenn Beall, a 30-mmute sound pic- ;ure, covering preparation for and actual Invasion Pictures; several numbers by the B&O Women's C. T. P. Glee Club and Sextet. Mr. FuHerton will be In Cumberland again tomorrow to meet with tlie C. T. P. committee at Quen City Hotel at which time final plans and arrangements will be decided. Canadian Cclancsc Co. Pays An Extra Dividend the jchools AuffllSt ^ - public C L-. ,. T -,. Decline m City Directors of Canadian Celnnese •;, Limited declared an-extra dividend , of 25 cents per share on the common stock, in addition to a dividend of quar 30 to stockholders ot record at the close of busnless September 14. A dividend of $1.75 per share was also declared on the 7 per cent Fedora! Housing Ad mini H- Iralion Chec.ks On l)c- inaiul for Home? Payrolls for Cumberland'! 17]e»ding Industries totaled 43,330,505.01 in August, according to the monthly report of the. Chaniber of Commcroe. Tlie figure was $505.027.33 under August of last year. Employment in August wns 19.048, a decline of 4,418 from August 1943. The report noted increases .for August In postal receipts, sale of Postal Saving Bonds, Postal Savings deposits and defense stamps. Coal production In Maryland totaled 159.000 tons Ui July, R decline The bvillcthi also announces that the Federal Housing Administration its making n check here to deter- .•iiinnec of permits for the convcr- cumvilatlve participating preferred stock for Jhe three months' period from July 1, 1944, to September 30. 1944, also psyabln September 30 to atorkh'-ilders of record nt the close of business September 14. Capt. Fielding K. O'Kcllj-, Jr.. son of-Mr. and Mrs. Fielding K. O'KeUy. former residents of Cumberland, but now residing at Glen's Falls, N. Y., was evacuated from England General Hospital at Atlantic City, N. Y., when the hurricane struck there recently. Early in August, Capt. O'Keiiy, Mrsi. George P, Paulman • Mrs. -Jiiary Alberta , Paulman, 5 wife of Dr.' George P. Pnulmai 207;-Fulton .street, 'died, last nigh after, nn illness of 13 .months, native t .of. Cumberland, she wns a daughter of'tho la'i« John W- nnd Marthn '(McCrayV Himmelwrisht. • , Surviving; besides ' her husband, are a son, Chief -Petty Officer Tliomas • W.'-Baniard, Na'Vftl Pier, Chicago; a daugliterj Alta-Earl, nt home; 'a brother; Francis Hlrrimc]- wright,- city; three- Risters, Mrs. Mary Lewis, city;- Mrs. MjTtle Gantt, -Locust-'Grove; and Mrs. Florence' Pryor,, Eckhart. She 1 was a member nf • the First Baptlst : Church. The body will be at the-home;after-4 p. m. today. . Sir*. Bnimlenberr Kite* • ..Services, fqr Mrs.lBesste Brandenberg, 62, wife.of David J.' Brandenberg, 40.5'.Dccn/ur street,- who..died Tlmreiltfy.'' were conducted yesterday nt tlie. Kjght funeral .home by the Rev. .'.David C.\Wntson, rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Interment was In Philos • Cemetery, Wcsterhjwrt.,' , ; .. " Pallbearers were Frank . W: Spocrl, Richard G. Diivall, George C. Clcavci-, Moses Shapiro, C. H. Cannon and John T. Right. with other sick and wounded veterans being brought from Scotland, were hospitalized at'England Hospital, and when the storm threatened were moved to Halloran General Hospital on Statcn Island, N. Y. The Atlantic City hospital was badly damagfvd. Capt. O'KeUy Is riow out of the hospital and awcit- ihg reassignment. Mr. O'Keiiy was manager of the Strand theatre here, preceding Reynold Wallach. Local Soldier Awarded Bronze Star for Valor slon of houses Into apartments. As of September 15 the U. S. Employment Sen-ice had an active file of 289 comprising 82 men and 207 women. Harold W. Smith, chamber secretary, plans to nttend the annual meeting of the National Association of Commercial Organir^ition Secretaries In Kansas City, Oct. 15 to 18. Lieut. Leo Vnnce, 25. son of William V. Vnnce, Philos nvenuc. Wcst- ernpori, who participated in the invasion of Normandy on "D-Day", has been awarded the Bronze Star for gallantry In action, according to word received by I he officer's father, nnd sister, Marie Vance, Philos avenue. BAM> TO C.TVE CONCERT ' Tlie Moose bnnd will present B concert from 4:15 to 5:15 p. m. today at the County Home. The band will x directed by Joseph Morton. Penn Avenue P-T.A. Will Meel Tuesday Tlir. Pennsylvania, avenue -school P-T. A. ; will hold its first meeting of the fall term Tuesday. Teachers will be. present In the school'rooms at 7:30 p. m., and the meeting will get underwftyat 8 p.'m.. with J. C. Newcomb, president, In charge of the program. Faculty members will give short talks. Report. 1 ; will be heard from delegates, to "the State Congress of P-T.A, A reception period wllJ follow the business meeting. Local Banker To Appear Before Congress Group Harold R. Fletcher, returning from Philadelphia Friday, found nwQitinu 111 ma request to., join a group of bankers In Washington who. are to appear tomorrow before n Conirres- slonnl committee on revisions to,the Veterans GI Bill .of Rights. Mr. Fletcher, cnshlcr of the .peoples Bank, went to Washington yesterday for A study of the questions Involved. Plunge From Truck Cciiifws Child's Death Injured yesterday morning In d full from his father's truck, Norman EiiRene Jewell, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip B. Jewell, Rwvmey, W. Vn-., died last nlghi. In Memorial Hospital of a fractured skills and other head Injuries. . The child wns -brought to the hospital about- 1 p. • m." yesterday In an unconscious condition. According to hospital attache*; the Jewell boy WR.I riding tn the front seat along with, his father, who wiis driving the truck, and several brothers flnd slniefA. 'Suddenly thr' door opened while the tnick wns moving and the child toppled from the machine onto the road. Tho family was returning ip their home from nomnev when-- the accident occurred. Jewell Is «n orchard worker. SeH ing Tickets For Roland Hay's Concert Tickets for the concert by Rolnnd Hivycs, noted tenor, which will be held November' 16, «t Allegany high school, mirier sponsorship of Carver high school, may be obtained from the following. Devoro. Westcniport; Mri=. Idabell Gordon. Frostbtirg; Mrs. Geraldlne Mnnn, Miss Lillian Compton, Mrs, Golrtic Gates, Mrs. Harry Bencman. Miss Jarie Bolsford, Mrs, Townnda Davis, Charles E. Walcr- man, Miss Ruth S. Franklin, J. B. Clenimoas nnd nt the Cumberland Fret Public Library. Reservations may be made by calling Carver high school, 3034-M, or by mail addressed to the fiame sourer. Monterey Co. Officials Socking Lorn! Huilding Representatives of the Monterey Undergarment. Company, New York, are expected here this week to confer with members of the Industrial' Commit tc-c of the Chamber of Commerce relative to securinit part of the Footer building for manufacturing purposes. James A.-Pcrrin dl.icussfd lh« problem with Monterey officials in New York Thursday nnd upon hU return here reported the firm very much interested In a local site, PASSES NURSE TESTS Mls» Dolores Frrrec, of Frostburg, a graduate of I he Memorial Hospital School ol Nursing, received word last week thai nhe passed test* conducted by the Maryland 5l»U Board for nurses. Miss Ferrco. now » regl«tcre< nurse, 12 who pa««ed the ssnminat'ione. Names of-the other* were announced/laM. week. She will enter the Nnvy NurSt Corjw.

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