Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 8, 1944 · Page 5
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Frostburg Gunner Gets Silver Star S-Sgt. Corner Distinguishes Self On Mission Over Romania. Prostburg, dctT7~- According t6 a dispatch from the Fifteenth Army Air.Force'in Italy, Staff Sgt. Walter B. Corner,' son of Mr. 'and ''Mrs James Gomer, Rostburg, was recently awarded the Silver Star for gallantry In action, against thei enemy. He is a nose'gunner'with a B-24 Liberator bomber group.oper- ating from an advanced air base in Italy. . On June 24, the dispatch reads Set., Gomer flew'on a vitally important mission to bomb important enemy oil installations in Romnaia Approaching the target his lorma- tion was attacked by approximately 50 enemy iighters. In the • ensuing engagement his bomber was badly damaged. A complete section of the left rudder was shot away and the aileron had large holes in it The hydraulic,, oxygen, and communications systems were destroyed and the fuselage was riddled with German machine gun and 20mm. cannon shells. "Because the hydraulic system' was severed,". Sgt. Gonaer', relatet 'I ..had- : to'.'-operate' my>'turret b lian^.: ;• .It; w<wkea; i; 'thbi(gh I 'becaus I sh^t-dowh an-enemy M-109 fjghl er. He hi'acie : two passes 'at the 1 fron of :oi>r sbfp• before I,finally got him When, hit he fell Earthward like leaf and finally exported," Sgt. Cam er added. ..« • On the return trip from'the tar get,- a fire _ broke out in the wats of : the bomber and Sergeant Gome crawled back to put It out. "I neve expected: to return- from that ride but that-old bird had a lot of pow er left .in her", the Prostburg gun ner gald. ,-v Corner enlisted In January 1942, and was sent to the Army A!r Force Technical • Center at Keesla Held, Miss. He was graduated fron runnery. school. at Harlingen Tex Since stationed in Italy, he has lown on more than 45 missions and in addition to the Silver Star, possesses the Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters. Furlough Tickets Found Some soldier or sailor who lost his railroad tickets on a local street may obtain them by calling at The Times office. Round trip military urlough tickets between Washtoi- or, Cumberland and Baltimore on he Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, were found in an envelope and rought'to the Time; • . . and they're so careful with your things!" Yes, we pride ouri*lve« on the fact that our reputation for high quality cleaning ii remaining as steadfast today as ever! We know you'll be pleased with our work. MOVING IN for Keeps."..". (RED moving about. . . Hred paying rent? Then, why not look for a house already built and buy it on the FHA Insured Mortgage Plan? _lf the house should need essential repairs to the heating or plumbing system, a new roof, or a point- job, the cost of these, too, may be included in the mortgage. And you probably will find that' your monthly payments on the mortgage ore no more than the rent you've been paying. When you buy an existing house on the FHA Plan you can be sure you're getting the benefit of an expert unbiased appraisal,. And that's important today w.th inflated realty values in certain areas An FHA appraisal is based on a long range view of the market; not on purely temporary speculative „„. on 'nsured Mortgages may hove a maturity up to 20 years and may cover up to 80% of appraised valuat.on of house and lot. Monthly payments include a portion of the principal, interest, taxes, fire and hazard B Q . i insurance. INSURED I ' . _We'll gladly give you full MORTCACC SYSTtM details. Come in today. TRUST Cumberland fWw«f DtfMtH Inturanct Corporation "A" Gas Ration Books Are Ready Distribution p f ; Application Forms Starts Wednesday in City : Distribution of "A'' and "D" gasoline ratiotj. book 'application•-forms will be. made Wednesday to-all :gas- oHne stations/industrial plant transportation committees and : Indtvi- luals, it 'Was announced -yesterday jy the.local War "Price arid Rationing Board.- . Application forms and the "A" jasoane ration books .are"on hand ind more than 12,000 blanks will be ssued to gasoline station, industrial riant transportation committees and ndivldujU operators between next Wednesday and November 9 when he first coupon becomes effective according to Karl • Radcllffe, chief board clerk. Drivers are requested not to call t the board offices either by phone r in person for application forms.' Upon receipt of the forms of the as stations or from the plant committees the motorist should take he.nresent "A" or "D" ration:book's ack cover, headed "Certificate of Bookholder" "and attach it to the ppllcatlon forms. "Be sure that your name and ddress are filled in on this back over before attaching it to your pplicatlon form," Radcllffe said. Send this completed form together ith-the back cover to your War rice and Rationing Board." Radcliffe said that with the ori- nal certificate of the present A" or."D" book it will be possible or the board to guard against and etect attempts by drivers to ob- ain more than one gasoline ration' book. He added that such attempts are illegal and carry penalties under the Jaw/ Three No. 13 coupons .will become valid In the new book on November 9 and will'remain in effect through December 21. On December 22, No 14 coupons will become .valid. TIMES-CUMBERLAND, MD., SUNDAY OCTOBER 8, 1944 "Hot ter Pilot" Maj. Officer, Well-known Here, Escapes Germans After Being - Shot Dowh Obituary John P. KreHtnr Services will be held today at 2:30 p. m. at the residence, 39 Washington street, Prostburg, for John Philip Kreiling, 72, a native of Frostburg, who died Friday morning in Memorial Hospital, this city. The Rev. George L. . Weher, assisted by the Rev. Edwin R. Wiedler, will have charge of the service, and interment will be in AUegany Cemetery. Mr. Kreiling was a shipping clerk for the Community Baking Company in Cumberland until ill health forced him to retire five years ago. He was a member of a local council of the Junior Order, United American Mechanics, 'the Frostburg flre department and Salem Evangelical and Reformed Church, Frostburs. He took a keen interest in sports and for many years was a catcher on the Frostburg baseball team of the old Cumberland and Georges Creek league. Mr. Kreiling, whose wife, the former Miss Julia Wagner, died several years ago, is survived by the following children: John Kreiling Cumberland; Sgt. Leslie KreiJing Fort George G. Meade; Kenneth and Alvm Kreiling, Frostburg; Sgt Mayo Kreiling, with the armed forces in Belgium, and Mrs. Marguerite Murphy, Okron O A brother, Ollie Kreiling, Cleveland, O.. and six grandchildren s!so survive. Frank Mddlelon Riles Frostburg, Oct. 7 — Funeral services for Frank Middleton 62 of Center street, who dropped dead Friday morning at American avenue and Bowery street, will be held tomorrow, 4 p. m., from the Hafer Funeral Home, with the Rev. Lewis B. Browne, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, officiating, Interment will be made in Allegany Cemetery Mrs. Charles H. Grove Piedmont, W. Va., Oct. 7—Mrs Clara D. Grove, 70. wife of Charles H. Grove, 43 East Hampshire street died last night at her home A native of Dawson, Md., she was o daughter of the late Charles P and Martha Ellen Dnwson. She was a member of the Trinity Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Amy Taylor, Keyser, W Va and Miss Beryl Grove, at home-' three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Griffith Franklin, Md.; Airs. Ebbie Foye Cleveland, and Mrs. Ola Huff Ha-' His;, friends'describe his-as an ^venturous kid" and ,one glance at fair-haired-Maj.' John-R.'Brown ft?'*"**?'' & ? a ^hter pilot more than substantiates, the statement. .Maj. Brown 'and -his : father, : Pitts- burghers, participated in the Mountain Tennis Tournaments staged in this area years ago, and the latter annexed the .Western Maryland championship; one year. Both are well known in Cumberland. long before Pearl - Harbor, Maj Brown enlisted In the Marine Corps serving in the Virgin Islands and elsewhere, and the day before the Japs hit at the Hawaiian islands, his four-year "hitch" was up. Before long, however, lie was back i service, this time with the Army. He applied for flight training and a while later, he and just 52 others out of a class of hundreds, made the grade and were graduated as Thunderbolt flghter pilots and second lieutenants. Time elapsed,, and a year ago he left *few York as a first lieutenant for England, where, after a short time he was.glven ft Mustang flghter l>ecause he proved himself a "hot pilot." Time goes by, »nd one day recently while battling Nazis over •trance, he was shot down behind German lines and slightly wounded by flak, according to word received here by his aunt, Mrs. Robert LeRoy Critchfleld, Cleveland avenue. But the "adventurous kid", living up to his name, made his way back to his own lines. Now visiting his old hometown of Pittsburgh, where his parents, who now live at St. Cioud, Minn., resided until recently, Maj. Brown has left an impressive record .behind him ... 99 combat missions—and he has earned the right to wear the Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Purple Heart, and the Air Medal with eight Oak Leaf Clusters. But Lady Luck has helped the Major ... he is one of three left out of a squadron of 35 men. One would think, that after those experiences it would be time to call it quits. Not Maj. Brown. He chose the China-Burma theatre after being given a choice between going there or back to France. Stock Market New York, Oct. 7 lions): AUee Corp ,...,... Am Cm Am Roll MU1 ...... At.4; T ...,..,,." Am Tob B Am'Wlr Wka ...•,., Anaconda ;,.; All Hfg Iff, ~ (Closlns ouoU- 1 ... S!'« . ..SO 13',, 3». 8'.', ca AvU Corn B 4; O B«th Btl ..... Cel» Corp .... Ches & O ..., Chrys Corp ,, Col G & E .., Coml Cred .-., Com Edn Corn Prod . . Curt-Wrt ..., Dup Da N .... El Pow <fc Lt . Oen Eltc Oen Poods ... Gen Mtrs . .. Gilyr T <t R Orey'd Corp ., Int Harv . Int Nick Can . Int Paper Pfd lilt T & T ... Johns-Many Konn Cop .. Lib O-P Ol Mont Ward ',' .Vatl Bis . ." Nat! Dlst . . NYC .... Norf i- Vf CS .. Owens-Ill dl .. Pan Am Air ,, Perm RR Proo «k Gamb Pure oil RCA Rep Stl "' Srs-Roe So Psc ] Sou Rn-y .,..[] Sou Rwy Pf'.,'l Stand Brands'" S O NJ ' Tex Co Onion Curb ... Union Pan Unit Hire .. S Rub . . U S Sfl : ]| Warn Bros '.'.'.' W Va P & p West Un IAI . West El & Riff W'worth (FW) . 29V. ' 8 j? ', 3S>," ', asl'i 42'A 25 5'i 155', .... 3SV-, 38 '.'.'.'. 6* * 63>i 42% 26 6 150 38V <3V 64 30'., ,100 . 35 »/ 4 . 52% . 53 . 2J . 36 . IB nr. Convict 31 More MormoiiAclhereiits 20 Men, 11 Woinen Latest To Be Found Guilty ' of Polygamy Salt Lake City, Oct 7 (>P)— Prosecutors marked up 31'more convictions today in their efforts to stamp out plural marriage practices In five western states—Utah Idaho, Arizona,. Colorado and Wyoming —. Increasing to 39 the number of persons adjudged guilty. t>o far 55 convictions have been obtained. .oSa r."M,™s ™3 svrr -a S"S& -BBS. •urf " '"'"««• them previously had been found guilty of other State of Federal charges, including Federal Mann FIVE l " Hil . $*• i V - authentic the 1800 church Manifesto which outlawed- plurai Will Accept Flag For Couuty Iu Baltimore Commissioner Charles N, Wilkinson will accept & eeryice flag for AHesany county on behalf of ths board of. county commissioners at a victory pageant ajhd bazaar 'In Baltimore tonight. . .Oov.. Herbert B. .O'Conor iuvited the board to send a representative to the pageant, which is sponsored by, the United Nations nationality •n - a "r will be held In the Fifth Regiment armory October 8 to 12 to raise funds for the erection of an honor roll to honor Baltimore men and Up Ottn Low Heir PM If KNt h«V« to fcvrf n n i *. ij_, .? 'y; or ni p- to t, • e, n»y Cy<t» Quick help "onluful Ye must »urpr Advertise l^Kf^i»fS;m ,. 89! . 31 . JO . S7S . 16 . 11 . IS' .100» . 30' . 26* . 5t> . 29? '. «i 53 b 2J'.. 3B . 210'' 57 IS'/I 100!. 30 ',-, .10T . MH 1} 36 19 210 31' 30 57 18 11 10 100 3 30 £5 16! 59 •IS;:, 45 lOSft 107 44 4<i Honor Dead Soldier Flowers, in memory of Sgt. Ralph E. Hoffman, have been placed in City hall rotunda beneath the honor roll by the soldier's mother, Mrs. Nellie Huffman, 914 Glenwood street, and his seven sisters. Sgt. Huffman died in a hospital in England from a kidney ailment last May 7. grandchildren and thre* great" grandchilren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the Trinity Methodist Church with the Rev. R L. Moore, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Fhilos Cemetery. Convicts Escape Michigan Prison Seven Loug-Termei-a Re main at Large After Sawing Way Out Jackson, Mich., Oct. 7 (JP,—Seven long-term convicts s«wert their way to freedom from the State Prison of Southern Michigan last night, apparently in the court of a prison movie performance, and were still at large today. Search for the fugitives, who included four lifers, was being pressed near Grass Lake, 15 miles east of here, after three of the group were reported to have run a stolen car into a ditch in that area and fled into a field. Warden Harry H. Jackson said the convicts used saws, a pipe cutter and a bar spreader to get into an unused cell block from which they then escaped via a wlnrtow four feet from the ground. . ".O.K..C,, u.nuuing *ieaerai Mann -'a Act or kidnaping law violations and E£f unlawful cohabitation. ' All defendants are members, of the "Fundamentalist" cult headec by 70-year-old John Yates Barlow one of 31 defendants in the conspiracy trial and previously convicted of living unlawfully with four Previous convictions have been appealed to higher courts and defense attorneys said they also would appeal the conspiracy conviction ' to the United States Supreme Court if necessary." Maximum penalty is one year in jail or $1,000 fine. Sentencing was set for Oct. 13. "Fundamentalists" claim they are following the. original doctrine of the latter-day saints (Mention) church and refuse to accept as .. 0 P^ St0 ^ pin* C* in** :rl« n 4'» iff/a /^ REMAWIWCHANGID VAST CHANGES ,r. Mil* p|.«, i" • w«Mor» world. But iW fe, B f,!° d«ir« and .nttdi of p*opU will remain «t michinatd --J ..... CnA/1AA*kl iL ii «"" o bio it net to RAturt'i \*w*^ rt.ne. TEIN PEOPLE'S HARDWARE Cor. S. George St. at Union Phoni 2223 f/ 1 Casual DRESSES Are Still Main Stay, . Of Your Wardrobe Top« — In New ACCESSORIES! •*$? {••; • ! -"."^ &.;::% fc'^pSi ?!* £$ Mr*! tm fr-fv'^ « •" ; i ; v '-< i.- : :l "i < ,«.wi'#»iS2ffi^ y 1 '.*.>•£ EVERY BODY WANTS WARM - WOOL Sweaters P Come to our sweater Come to our sweater show! Just unpacked, we've big collection of toll, warm, bright sweaters for everyone! Lone pullor,er». cardigans nlecvle.5 styp« — new, new lumberjack sweaters! Misses, women. All budget priced. I B5 From MAIN FLOOR PI W, FOR EVERY COSTUME! FALL HANDBAGS a Sj*t it &£ FROM Large, small . : . tailored, pouchy . . , leaders, fabrics ... the handbags you want for Foil are here at the price you want to spend! Black, brown in your favorite styles — at your favorite prices! ' THREE POPULAR GROUPS! S LEATHER Beauties 4.97 FROM Enrelopei, fop handles wirh al- fracrive noreJty clasps. Smarlly <itt»d. Hack, colon. FABRIC Favorites! 1.97 #>,i . l! ' 1 ' ii FROM Drawstring, roll, pouch styles in follies, broa<?clotJij. Black, colon. Casual dresses are still the mainstay cf your word- robe! But this fall they take on new importance which dramatizes their easy lines; makes them wearable more places — more hours of the day! The importance of color — (he importance of trimming —the Imoprtance of studied fit in the most becoming silhouettes. You'll take these casuals to your heart —for all their wearability!

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