Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 8, 1944 · Page 17
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Cumberland, Maryland
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SUNDAY TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., SUNDAY OCTOBER 8, 1944 SEVENTEEN "Half-Hundred? 'Keeps J Em Flying* Fliers-all are the twenty' eight ; Cumberland and tri-st*U men-in-uniform shown in this ensemble of pictures. Some are pilots, some are. gunners, and others are navigators, radiomen and bombardiers. -AU »r« nearing: final phases of their, training- for combat action. They range in ratings from corporal to lieutenant. Perhaps your favorite "man of the »lr" I* ! Staff Sgt.; Harry W. Benriear 're- cKiUy joined -•. the "half-hundred club" by. nylng his fiftieth: combat mission over occupied : Europe. A gunner abo'ard a -Liberator, he went overseas In/April, and helped to pave tht way. for invasion by. bombing enemy < Installations • in . Southern over ; the • Plbestl -oil fields and -aircraft, factories In Vienna. Sgt. Ben- n*»r li th'» son of Mrs, Harrison K. B«mear, Elk Garden, W. .Va. * • *.'.* '.* *-. :* .Lisanti Fratelli In Uniform *. * • * * * -A Roots andHyde For over a year Cpl. John Monroe Taylor has been helping to "keep 'em flying" on the Burma front, where he Is a. member of an air corps ground force. He entered UIK armed forces In July, 1842, and shipped for the Orient in May, 1043. He recently recovered from » severe attack: of maJaria. Cpl. Taylor is the Ron of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Taylor, of Fountain, Keyser, W. V«. He was trained at Atlantic City, N. J., and Denver, Colo. Three Groves In a Row '* Mr. and Mrsi.Frank Lisanti, 126 West .Third street, have four sons in uniform, all of them on overseas duty. They' are, left to right above,' Sgt. Dominic, J. "Nickey" Lisanti, with the v Alr Corps In New Guinea; Cpl. Bart J. Lisanti,-with the Sixth Armored Divson n France r Pfc.'Samuel J; Lsanti, 'serving-•with-the field artillery In Prance: and G.. A.-"Jackie 4 ' LisanU, : S., 2-c.," on sea-duty. Seaman Lisanti : is the husband'of Mrs. Bessie Neal Lisanti, Bluefleld. W. Va., and the father of four children. * Corporal-Cadet I David, Jack Lee ;. Cpl; Dallas B. Ours is-stationed at Camp Haan, Cal. His sister,-Cadet Nurse Faye' OUTK, in : In- training at Allegany- Hospital. They are children of'Mr. and Mrs. Dallas B. Ours, Water street, Piedmont, W. Va. Mulls in tjie Navy The Root brothers, above, hail from Oak-' land, the sonos of Mr. and Mrs. George Root. They are Sgt. Robert Root, left, stationed on the Island of Saipan and Sgt. .George Root, on duty at Camp Crowder, Miss- ou. They are brothers of Mrs. Syl- has been In uniform since. 1940, the in Norfolk, Va., after, a tour of sea Ambrose Trio Mullin Street Runiotis ! via Hyde, . 567 Fort i whose husband, Herbert "Chrys 1 Hill avenue, Hyde, with, the; son of troops at the French font. He is o[ Mr - and Mrs. Laurence Grove, Sr.,.Bowling Green, the son of Mrs. Adeline Hyde, 567 Fort Hill avenue. Mr. and Mrs. •; W. D. Ambrose, 1305 Race street, I have sent three children into the navy. They are, left and right above, R. W. Ambrose, S., 1-c., with the Pacific fleet; and John E. Ambrose, RT., 3-c, attending radar school in Washington, D. C.- and .to the side, Phyllis R. Ambrose" SK, 3-e., stationed at the WAVE) r . . . . __ __.. is fle et service school, Virginia, Beach,[ r. and Mrs. E. J. Grove, Valley Road. Laurence ia the son Va • Cnpt. George K.-Grove, hi the picture above, stands between hisi two nephews, Harold Grove, 'on the left, serving with the Maritime Service, and Cpl. Laurence Grove, right, stationed in.Nevada. Capt. Grove Is a veteran of fifteen years' Army sen-ice, now stationed at Camp Swift, j The three Runion brothers are sons of Mr. and Mrs. M A Runion j 114 Mullin street. They are, left to right above. Pvt. William D. Runion' jin France with the engineers, the husband ot Mrs. Geneviev. Runion'. J609 Elm street; Richard E. Runion, S., 2-c., stationed in Norfolk, Va the husband of Mrs. Violet L. Runton, 29 Mullin street; and Clyde A Runion S., 2-c., at Miami, Fla., the husband of Mrs. Viola Runion, J Maule street. Their brother-in-law, al the extreme right, is William J Voder* S.. 1-c. with the Atlantic fleet the husband of Mrs. Edith M Yoders IH Mullin street. ' Paw Paw Cousins \ Former 'Spinners 9 ~r»V;'*>ii.- V^<.i-~.v:v,*:." 1 ' • David R., and Francis M.' "Jack Lee are sons of.Mrs. Blanche E. Lee, of Cresaptovm." David IB a pharrhn- elst's.rnate third class in the.Navy on duty g.t Norman,.Okla. "Jack" is a .corporal stationed among the Hawaiian • Island* -. 'with the V. S. Marine Corps. K| Jack R. Fretwell graduated from ,.,,'the Rowlesburg, W. Va., high school — Lester H. Mull, S., 2-c.. left above, ix serving aboard a destroyere in the Pacific war zone. His brother, Ray- mondT. Mull, VF., 2-c., Is stationed on Treasure-Island off San Francisco. They are sons-.of .Mr. and Mrs. G; H. Mull, 424-Goethe street. A-former Celanese worker, Lester is the husbnd ofMrs. Aliace-M, Mull, 219 Pear street. Raymond Is a former B. & o. employe: He Is the husband of' Mrs. Catherine Mull, In .the Southwest'Pacific war zone Alex J. Anderson, CM. 3/c, • is a member of the crew aboard an li.C.T, one of those loose-jawed boats that run close to shore - and dis- I gorge ta~nks and troops. A former Celanese worker, he en-, tcred. the navy. March 16, 1943. His parents, Mr. and . Mrs. Alex Anderson, live Lonaconing. Spmerville- avenue, h »v e' two -• children. Both couples - Vets iri the Army • Formerly well known as a boxer HI. this--section, Sgt. Kenneth E. Raines, left , above, volunteered for army serviee'in:1939. He is now stationed »t-Fort Hamilton, N. Y., after as months,tour of duty in the Panama Canal ; Zone. He is the hus- oand of Mrs.-Jane Halnes, BrooWyn, N. Y., Sgt. Vernon C. r am , Ml ri 8 ht .-U: an "old army man" 01:10 years service, having gone In when he:was IS.years old. He has been. in New Guinea for nine months. They we sons of Mr., and Mrs John N. Halnes, Greenspring, Miss Elsie M. Clise is a first lieutenant. In the Army Nurse Corps, on duty In land. A graduate j$&~ of Central High ™" School, Lona- conlng, and of . th.e Baltimore General. Hospital .School of Nursing, she enlisted .in' September, 19 4.0, and served ,in several domestic military he*- pitals before going overseas. Before embarkation she was promoted to chief, nurse. Xt. Clise is the daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. John L.'Clise, of Miller-Mines. A former employe of the Western Maryland Railway : freight office, T-5 Cedric .B. Miller Is on duty In India with a railwa-y battalion. He puts in some of his spare tlme\ by reporting : for the . division's newspaper, "The Tailwind," and by assisting • the entertainment committee of the Red Cross club. He is the husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Miller, 44 i. Bond street, and the son of Mr. and'Mrs, F. L. Hurt. Jim, Pete, Roy, Melvin, Lloyd • ».• .l.*Y>V«TC^ - . . _ _ _ * • The toar brotheta at'ova .are sons .of Mrs, Raymond "cnry,. of: Vale Summit. They are James Loar, petty sfflcer second class.te the Navy at Chicago/Ill.; Elmer: "Pete" Loar, S., 2-c., with the Paclflo fleet; Roy Loar,. s., 2-c., also' with • the ; Pacific fleet; and' Staff Bgt, Melvln+Lbar, overseas for' 'seventeen months. To th« side is then- brother,-in-l»w, Pfc. Lloyd Lour, sta- tloned in New. Guinea,' the son of.Mr, arid Mrs. U>ar. of. Frostburg. Staff Set. Melvin and Pfc. tonr have .been "furlough-less" since climbing ' ' last- May. in school' he was pronilner.tln basketball and football circles He Is. now in training at the Bain bridge naval center/ taking nj course, "leading to the.rating-of gunner's mate. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Fretwell, of'Rowlesburg. Pvt..Robert'F. Payne was recently graduated fr/om the enlisted division of ; the Panama Canal Coast Art i 11e r y Command training center, quallfj ing him as a battery aid man In the medical field service His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Payne, reside at 24 .Paw Paw Way; Inducted Into the Army November. .23, 1943, Pvt. .Willis J. Harvey embarked for overseas service in' mid-June. He was wounded in France July 30, and has. been awarded the Purple 'Heart. the son of Mrs: Jesse.Par- ando, of .Kitz- mlller. His stepfather was wounded In France during World War I. former employe. of the Cela- Orvllle F. "Jack" Lucas is a. petty officer second class in the navy serving as an aviation ma- chlni«t-'s mate. He climbed into |^< navy "blue In January, 1S 4,3 and has been at sea for the last He graduated from Fort Hill high school in 1942. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grayson two months with Kreigllne Is the the Pacific fleet, son of Mr. and /Cpl. Devon E. Kreiylin* Joined the Marine Corps eighteen months ago. . He took his basic training at Parris island, S. C., and Is now on duty at Cherry Point, N. C,, where he Is attached to a motor transportation outfit. Cpl. L. Lucas, reside at Place. Mrs. Arthur Kreigline and the husband of Mrs. Willa Hope Kreigline,. Hyndman, 608 Sheridan Pa ' , it from You would never know this -picture, but Pvt. John R. "Jack" Kilroy is a flaming redhead. His burnished top has been simmering for 29 months down hi the steaming Pacific tropics. Since departing domestic shores he has campaigned in New Zealand, the Fiji Islands, luaflalcanal, New Guinea, New Georgia, and Bougainville. Along the way he picked up the Infantryman Combat medar arid several • attacks of malaria. Until' Bob Hope and his troop of entertainers came i way recently, Pvt. Kilroy hadn't seen a white woman or a civilian man since shoving off from the West Coast. He hasn't seen a r»cc horse yet. He Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. .Martin Kilroy; 434 Greene and street, and the friend of almost everybody in town. A recent, arrival among TJncle Sam's overseas troops is Pfc. Clarence Lynn Wagoner, Jr. In the nrmy for two years, he was trained In things military at Camp Wheeler, Ga.; and Fort Bragg. N. C. He is now in Eng- Iniid. Pfc. Wag- wer is the son of Mrs. Minto Wagoner, Fort Ashby, W. Va. From the Aleutians to England to the French fighting front has been the long-r a n g e fighting experience of Cpl. Dai-id E. Boyd since he went into the JArmy in March, '1343. "Up yonder" he spent nine months with an anti-aircraft outfit. He arrived in England on August 24, tarrying justlong enough for a cup of tea and such before crossing the channel. Cpl. Boyd Is the husband of Mrs. John Boyd, 453 Independence street. Pvf. Clifton Nixon is In training at Camp Blnnding, Fla., where he recently met his cousins, Pvt. Ch ester Twigg, 107 Henry street, and Robert M. Conway, of Elkton, Md. Pvt. Nixon climbed into khaki about ten weeks He Is the son of VI r. a n d Mrs. Harry Nixon, ?amp Standing, Pla. At war's end Vfc. E.- Clay Huff will hasten home as fast as he can, arid army regu- ^. . lations permit, ^Vrs^ to make the «c- J"" quaint ance of ? Mistress Sandra * Huff, his one- year-old daughter whom he has never seen. He Jfl enlisted in Feb- •" ruary, 1943, and <? has been over-; seas for a year. > Pfc. Huff is the! son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Huff, Potomac Park, and the husband of Mrs. Betty McClellan Huff, 159 Polk street.' Pvt. Robert Oracle entered the i Army February 27, 1943. and shipped |for the South-j, west F a c i f i e-< March 14, 1944 as a member of a n engineering outfit. He is o former employe,* of the .Celancse,' plant. He is the son of Mr '" land Mrs. Robert- Grade, of Con-f so! Village. .A former resident and employe •^"•<-7p •'>--;.jfS| ."•.•-»*:••'•': •:".#. m*- timore. Albert R. Smith, Jr., S. 2/c., was working on his famUys farm in the Flintstona section when he was called to the colors.- He is now on se» duty -with the Pacific fleet. Seaman Smith Is th« husband of Mrs. Joyce Thurston Smith, Mbntezum*, N. Y., and the son of Mr. and Mrs. _ Albert smith, now residing In'Bal- Youngblqod. Both cousins have been The Rockwell cousins hail from! Former Celanese spinners, Tliom- Pa.w Paw, W. Va.. Belmont Rockwell. »* O., and Sgt. Kenneth Rcod are on the left, has been overseas two now in tne Merchant Marine sor- vice years, the «on of Perry Rockwell. left Pfc. William H. Rockwell, al&o over- the husband of Mrs. Vcrdft Ro«d, of seas, belongs to the Marine Corps. He is the grandson ot Mrs. Edward wounded in action. Mt. Savage. Sgt. Kenneth is thn husband of Mrs. Genevieve Recri. Hyndman, Pa. He has been in New Guinea for 18 months. OVERSEAS EDITION NO. 28 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1944 NO.2S Main New/s Events ! Gels Air Medal Foolball Moves the Celanese Glansoli is plnnt, Pfc. Fred stationed at Camp Van Dom, Miss., where he Is executing an assignment as his colonel's Jeep;! driver. He has * already completed a course with the m e d corps. Pfc. Gian- soli is a brother lf<S of Mrs. R. H/ Slsk. Baltimore, a former resident, Before his induction he resided at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Van Meter, 635 Necessity street. Flanagan Brother s-Daivson Cousin A graduate of Allegany high school.-Pfc. : William R. Dnwlan hns been in the army since June, 1943. He is now stationed on [Guadalcanal wh'ere lie was recently awarded the Good Conduct medal. He Is'attached to a v& , trans portatioti ?'fe outfit In the army, Pfc. Dow- '•sn is th« son The first three men In uniform above are sons of Doc 'Flanagan, Route 3, Keyser, W. Va. They are T-Cpl. Gordon Flanagan, who/recently returned from 27 montl^' duty In the Pacific war zone where he took part In several major engagements, Including the battle for Bougainville; Cpl. Howard G. Flanagan, on the Island of Guam;, and Pf<v Donald L. Flanagan, in France. At the extreme right is their .... __.. . i cousin, Pvt. James W .Dawson, now haspllixllzed in Thomasville, Ga.. of^Mivand Mrs.-W. R. Dowlan,,of for * ft crushed foot sustained while training at Camp Rucker, Ga. He Is T '"-'• ^ Jthe «m of Mrs. Lorctta Kesner, ato of Route 3, Keyser, W. Va. • «an Along Home Front) The Celanese Corporation will build a 15,000,000 plant In Texas for production of chemicals arid butadiene for synthetic rubber. . Blu* Ridge bus operators were given E 2U cents an hour wnge increase, retroactive to August 1943. Sgt. Dorsey E. Nicola, B. <fc O railroad policeman, 713 HIU Top Drive, suffered the loss of his right arm at the shoulder when he fell under «. train In the yards here last week. Rainfall In the Cumberland area was above normal last month. Rain measured 3.23 Inches as compared to less than a half inch in September 1943. Normal'Is 2.63 inches. More women than men registered as voters last Tuesday, first of two registration days in Allegany county. Fire badly damaged the home of the Rev. Charles H. Wakeman,<121 West First street, Wednesday morning. Tlie Allcgany - Garrett County Sportsmen's Assn. has called on Gov. Herbert R. O'Conor to • have German prisoners of war removed from Green Ridge state forest. A mile of Bedford road (from end of brick paving • to Nave's Cross Road) will be black-topped by the Cumberland Contracting Co., low bidder on the work. Mrs. Bonlta Hart, 17, (.his city. Is ld on a charge of receiving'de- pendency benefits from two soldiers she married. CasJi. fnrm receipts for Maryland, including Government- payments, .were up $500,000 for the first six. months of this year, compared wiUi last, with the total of JWr^ Sgt. Lester V, Reall. 19,#was recently awarded the Air Medal In IUly where, since his arrival in Into Mid-Season Football has come into ita own despite the World Series games RL St. Louis. Football locally ha-i topped everything else in sport.i consideration with another year of Intense rivalry promised between the. groups that • support the three local high schools. Lost Saturday night Ridgr- ley went down before UIB LnSalle Explorers, losing by a score of 19-0. which wns a surprise'to many local football faiiB. The Rldgeley Blnck- hawks played » good gamf, but LaSalle's passing attack WHI instrumental In winning the gnmc. the for the Explorers. On Friday night of this week Ln- Sallc filled an engagement nt the Stadium with Fort Hill high's Sen- tinelK. This was a football game, but was mora o£ a Marathon r<vc«, as the Sentinels scored early «ho late, finishing off the Explorers M to 6, one of the worst trimmings ever tflkcn by a LaSalle school team. Tlie Sentinels could hav« scored more points.had they continued on T , . . -. . ...-. ^ ^ M.cj' V.MLII.IIIULLI [?[1 «ia«t » , flown-on combat mis- the drive but Coach Mel Henry siorA over targets in Germany. Ro-^-fcnc switching from the first team 72,622,000. Declaring that Uie Mnrylund 7ourt of Appeals had lost the prcs- .Ige of former-days, United States 3Ircult Judge-Morrla A .Sop«r urged :he adoption of the constitutional amendments for reform of the jonrt, Hated on the November ballot. While enrollment • of girls at colleger, was setting • new records, enrollment of male college students, ixccpt for ASTP. student*, is down '5 percent In Maryland. : Fewer damage claims from patrons carpets and scats In the»t«rfl were revenlcd «s'effects of the shortage of chewing gum Here. Chief Judge Walt«r C. Capper de- Ivered his first charge W nn Al- egany county grand juiry Monday. Elioch B. Prlchfird, Frostburg, was named foreman. mania, Austria, Hungary, France, Yugoslavia and Northern Italy. He's a gunner in the crew of a B-24 Jberator. Sgt. Rcftll is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Reall, of Kitz- mlller. father arrived home from Romania, where he had been a prisoner of war after going overseas lost spring. A three-year-old child, Mary Louise Raynor, was burned to death at play la«t Sunday near her home In Gllmore, this county. Four were Injured in Va., Sunday. switching from the first team to the reserve and back «p;nin nil during. the. game. The Explorers threw 25 passes, of which only seven were good. Had they been more proficient with their passes, they probably would hava l>cen scoring more than they . Fort Hill made its first touchdown on the second play after receiving the kick, and again, Just a couple of minutes later, repeated in a similar manner. They made three touchdowns in the first and final period* and one each In th« two other can- Grey- tos. hound bus crash near Romney, W. Donald WhIUman, nWy nssUtcd 'by Don McOUl, Ralph B«Rrd and Cumberland ha* petitioned the U. S. Dept. of Interior for the C. <fe O. canal property within the city limits. , Pittsburgh vouths are iax!cr tlp.OOO bond In Bedford, Pa., Jail for shooting a Pa. state policeman. A pageant last night highlighted a meeting here of divisional young peoples Salvation Army councils from Maryland and Northern West Virginia. . From ; 30 to 35 mall sacks are 'or rulri«d clothing, less cleaning of Jcaving the. local postofflce daily wIUv Christmas frlfta to service men and women overseas. Next S.itur- d»y noon Is the deadline for mailing. Orvllle L. Whitehnlr, formerly of Horseshoe Run, Tucker county, |W.-Va., has been transferred from A daughter wo« bom .to Stuff GgtJcamp Atterbury, Ind., to Camp "• MM. G«org« Morriwn. Pled-!Hood. Tex., for basic Infantry nd . mont, W. V«., three dnya »rt«r the.tmlnlng. Dick White, the regular backfleld, * much improved Una. stopped most of the LaSalle effort.'. Other gamos played In tht district Friday, resulted as loSJowa; Thorns beat Keysflr, 13-7, in a surprise game, as Thomas was expected to SCOIB more freely for their third straight victory and Parsons went Uv Bull ton (W. Va,), where they boat home town boys 13-0. Ba*«ball Queen City beat Centerville Red* , for th« 19*4 Pen-Mar baseball Ion- -•- gue championship last Sunday af- i ternoon. making It threa utraight ' i' wins. As ft result of thti early con- • •?' elusion of the game and pleasant weather at the present time, Uie Jew- true officials have arran<red for a pair of All-star games, th« first of which will be played this «iternoon at the North End Playgroiindi flnlri. and the necond at Wcstmnrelnnd (Continued on Btck)

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