Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on July 7, 1976 · Page 19
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. FROSTBURG QUEEN — Miss Jane LeMay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael LeMay, Grand,' view Drive, is being crowned Miss Bicentennial Frosfburg. by Edgerton Deuel, master of ,• ceremonies for the Queen Contest. The contestants were judged on talent and beauty. On the left is '.Miss Christine Wampler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Wampler, RD 1, Frostburg, who •1 placed second and on the extreme right is Kathy WelL'ngs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert .' t Wellings, 163 South Water Street, who placed third. FROSTBURG-KEYSER And Tri-State Area Mews ;. 23-Cumberland Evening Times, Wednesday, July 7,1976 < Wrostburg Music Festival $To Feature Drum Corps , % ' FROSTBURG — Three junior i-drum and bugle corps from 'Pennsylvania and one from New Jersey will be competing .,. ,for prizes Saturday, during the " Festival of Music at the Beall School stadium. The The Tarn O'Shanters, an all- girl kiltie corps, has won 188 firjft-'place awards since being organized in 1959. Last year, the corps won its IGlh Pennsylvania Stale championship and also is the holder of four international -ogram is part of the city's /championships. Bicentennial celebration. Pennsylvania corps in competition will be the Tap O'Slianters, Somerset; the Chessmen, Easton; and the •Bux-Mont Raiders. Soudertpn. The fourth unit will be the Cramer Hill Rough Riders from fcamden. N.J. | Also scheduled to appear at •the festival will-be the Tyrone JGuard, a senior corps from .Tyrone, Pa., which will give an Exhibition performance. j The show is scheduled to/ •.begin at 7 p.m. It ; will be ^preceded by a parade slated for -2:30 p.m. and will feature all 'corps. ' The stadium show will also feature Phil Pattop playing the organ and the Potomac Concert Band. The evening's entertainment will end with a fireworks display. In 197-1 the corps was chosen by the Irish Government Tourist Board to represent the United States 'in the -St. Patrick's Day parade in Galway, Ireland. They were awarded first place as the parade's most outstanding unit. The corps also participated in the International Band competition parade in Limerick. Ireland, wehre the unit won first-place'awards for the best in its category. The Chessmen, in 20 years of field competition, have been Pennsylvania state champions and won the Eastern States Junior Drum and Bugle Corps Circuit championship in 1971-72. A partial repertoire of the Chessmen includes "Spanish" and "The Way We Were." The Bu\-Mount Raiders will field approximately 80 to 100 Tri-Towtis Parade Prizes Awarded WESTERNPORT — Approximately 6,000 persons watched the bicentennial parade here on Monday,. The Ridgeley,. Vv/unteer company was awarded first prize for having the'best ap- < peartng pumper in the line of j march. Barton placisg second. * Keyser and Ml. Savage i were judged the befet appearing * fire company r 'rnarching units. > Midland placing sicond. The Flaming f's girl's drill Fashion Fqbrics LEWIS' FASRC SHOPPE 133 l«t »ii Frtiftwi 689-3422 ARE SO RIGHT FOR SO MANY OCCASIONS , • Corsages • Cut or Potted flowers Harvey's Greenhouse IHI2W Fro.rburi team of Keyser placed first in the majorette or baton group, the New Creek Firettes second. Girl Scout Troop 91 was judged the best marching unit other than a volunteer fire company with the girls' drill team from Fountain placing second. In the float judging, the Keyser Developmental Center placed first. First Assembly of God Church, Westernport, second, and Tri-Towns Rescue Squad, third. The Catholic Daughters Junior Drum and Bugle Corps. Butler, Pa., won first place honors in the "Angel's Holiday Drum and Bugle Corps" contest held at Bruce High School's football field. The Derry iPa.i Patriots placed second, the Cadet Lancers of Toronto. Canada, third, and the Cambria Cadets. Ebensburg, Pa., fourth. The Reading (Pa.) Buccaneers presented an exhibition performance. Robert Shimer, fire investigator in Allegany and Garrett counties was announcer for the parade. He. Red Smith and Margie Will were judges. Doris Cook. Dora Westfall and Lee Ann Miller were judges , (-Festival Announced ECKHART — Ecishart United Methodist Church will hold a Bicentennial Fesjival from 4 to B p.m. Wednesday. July 14 at the church. The event will feature food, games and live entertainment. members, while The Rough Riders will have about 60 persons in competition. The Tyrone Guards were reorganized early last year and at this time the unit is made up of nearly 60 men. About 20 members of the original Gardner Guards, formed in 1950 arid disbanded in 1969, are active in the present corps. The original corps won the Pennsylvania Class "C" parade championship in 1957-58; Class "B" drill championships in 1959-60 and 61; and were Central Pennsylvania Circuit drill champions in 1958-59-60. Prior to disbanding the corps competed in 148 parades an gained 145 first-place honors a drum corps record. . 186-Year-Old House Open For Viewing ROMNEY—"Open house" is being held this week at the Sloan-Parker Stone House seven miles west of Romney on U.S. Route 50. The house which was constructed in 1790 was added to the National Historical Register this year. Tours of the 186-year-old house will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow and from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to a p.m. Friday and Saturday. The tours will begin in the basement which features a large open fire place which was used to prepare food for stage coach travelers, and will end in Mineral Fair Set To Open Monday The annual week-long Mineral County Fair will open in Fort Ashby on Monday with registration of entries at 9 a.m The gates open that day at 6 p.m. A highlight of the evening will be a kiddy parade beginning at 7 p.m. All entries must be registered by 9 p.m. Fifteen minutes later the "Sounds of Towne and Country" will present a program. Exhibits will be judged on Tuesday at 9 a.m. and judging of ail beef cattle is scheduled at 10 a.m. The gates to the fairgrounds will open at 6 p.m Highlighting the evening's activities will be a Junior Livestock Show, 4-H and FFA, at 7 p.m. and the coronation of "Miss Mineral County Fair" at 9p.m. Seeking the title are: Cindy Jewell, representing Ridge-ley High School; Mary Bradfield. Fort Ashby High: Debra Tephabock. Elk Garden High; Sheila Adams, Keyser High; and Mary K. Schopperl, Piedmont High. The winner will be crowned by Gus R. Douglass,. West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture. i Judging of ail dairy cattle win commence on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Rides for children at a special price are planned from 1 to -1 p.m. Sheep judging will begin at 3 p.m. The gates will open at G p.m. "The Vicksburg Quartet" will present programs at 7 and 9 p.m. A highlight Thursday will be a Style Review at 7 p.m. with members of 4-H clubs of the county participating. At 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. the "Rainedrops," will present a program. The grand feature parade is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Friday. At ; 9:30 p.m. "The Thunder Hill Singers" will be on stage. On Saturday, the closing day, rides for children at a special price are scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. On stage that night at 7:30 and 10:30 o'clock will be "Kaleidascope." A steer sale is planned at 8:15 p.m. The fair is being sponsored by the Fort Ashby Volunteer Fire Company and its ladies auxiliary. The East Coast Shows, Washington. Pa. will present "Our Biggest, Brightest Midway For The Spirit of '76". NATIONAL CHAMPS in public relations case competition, the West Virginia University student team shows its award- winning presentation to WVU journalis'm faculty. The students and faculty arc (from lett) Vicki Butyok of Idamay, Marion County; George A. Covington, assistant professor of journalism; Lyuette Flelschhauer of Sayrcvillc, N.J.; Vickie Ginn of Keyset; and Hunter P. McCartney, professor of journalism. The fourth team member was Tim McDonough of Fairmont. Keyser Girl Helps WVU Win Public Relations Title MORCANtOWN, W. Va. Four West Virginia University journalism students have won first place in national relations case compelition in Chicago, ^Sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the national competition featured entries from eight universities, all winners of regional case competition including WVU. WVU defeating the University of South Florida and the University of Texas for the national championship after eliminating Central Michigan University and Utica College of Syracuse University in the first round at Chicago. Competing teams were composed of students from chapters of the Public delations Student Society of America (PRSSA). WVU team members Vicki Butyok of Idamay. Marion County; Lynettc Fleischhaucr of Sayreville. N.J.; Vickie Ginn of Keyser; and Tim McDonough of Fairmont qualified for Hie national competition by defeating Temple University in the Mid-Atlantic District. WVlTs PRSSA chapter received a plaque and a $200 award for winning the national St. Michael's Church Observes Bicentennial the /attic where hand-hewn rafters cut in nearby woods may be seen. A,s one proceeds on the tour, a huge front door key indicates the thickness of the walls. Civil War relics and a variety of furniture, glassware and hand-loomed coverlets are on display. They were handed down through the Sloan-Parker family to the present occupants of the house, Mr. and Mrs John Parker Jr. McCartney Elected Morgantown Mayor MORGANTOWN, W. Va. fUPI) — Morgantown City County Tuesday night elected seven-term councilman Earl McCartney as mayor, McCartney was elected in an 8-6 decision over 22-year-old Craig Falkenstine McCartney was also mayor in 1971. Pytliians Meet Today LONACOMNG - Rising Sun Lodge 86. Knights of Pythias will meet today at 7:30 p.m. at Pythian Hall_on Union Street. Plans for an outing will be made and the meeting will be conducted by Chancelor Commander Elmer Wand. FROSTBURG - The Bicentennial was observed at St. Michael's Catholic Church on Sunday, July 4. Special sermons were given at all masses with processions featuring the American flag. In line were boy scouts, acolytes, priests of the parish and the permanent deacons. Mrs. Anthony Bollino was organist and patriotic songs were sung by the congregation. The main altar was adorned with large vases of red. white and blue flowers and red, while and blue vigil lights. The card party scheduled for today by the Volunteer Women of the Church was postponed because of the Bicentennial activities and will be held on Tuesday. July 13, in the cafeteria at 8 p.m. There will be prizes and refreshments. The Volunteer Women will sponsor bake sales July II and Watershed Office Closed KEYSER - The Walershed Office of the Soil Conservation Service, USDA, Carskadon Lane, has been closed. The office was in charge of the watershed program in the county. Thomas Purkey, project engineer, and three other employes were affected by the action. Purkey later this month will go to Beckley where he will be Area Engineer for the SCS. Classified as "On Detail" are Charles Alt to Petersburg. Leonard Beverage to Moundsville. and Russell Junkins to Ripley; all are inspectors. Purkey said the SCS had been threatening to close out the office for about a year because land rights for additional dams could not be obtained because of cost. He said there are several structures to be built in the county, and it is possible one inspector could remain here if dam construction continues, if so, work would be in charge of the project engineer in Petersburg. The local office was established in 1968, and prior to that work was handled out of the Romney office. Not affected by the recent SCS move is the Work Unit of the SCS. headed by Herb Paugh, district conservationist. 18. Proceeds from' the sales will, go'towards the purchase of a new freezer and mixer, for the school cafeteria. Frostburg Council 1442, Knights of Columbus, will have installation of officers today in St. Michael's Cafeteria. A Bicentennial trip to Philadelphia will be sponsored by Court St. Michael 2058. Catholic Daughters of America, Thursday, July 22. Cost of the trip is S1G.50. For reservations persons planning to take the trip are asked to phone Mrs. Mary Louise Keating. B89-B349. The Church Women United has compiled a booklet of 75 pages containing the histories of 24 area churches. St. Michael's history is included. Anyone desiring to purchase the book that sells for $5,50 are requested to phone Mrs. Kdith Bender, 6B9-67JK The weekly public games party for the benefit of the church will be held Friday at 7:30p.m. in St. Michael's Hall. Firemen To Hold Street Carnival LONACONING - The Goodwill Volunteer Fire Company will sponsor a street carnival Thursday. Friday and Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. in conjunction with the homecoming celebration here this week. The firemen's parade will be held tomorrow evening. Local residents are asked lo donate glasses and dishware for the glass pitch game, said Johr Eichhorn, president FlinLstone Firemen Fight Garajie Fire Flintstonc Volunteer Fire Company responded to a call to a garage fire yesterday morning in Green Ridge State Park The company responded with seven men and two pieces of equipment, but Ihe blaze was out when they arrived and they were not needed. Firemen were notified by the Civil Defense center at 11:25 a.m They were back at 12:10 p.m Great Bear Lake is 12,275 square miles in area. It is the largest lake entirely within Canada. compelition. Team members also were honored guests at the PRSA Silver Anvil Awards Banquet. And the WVU students will give their award-winning presentation at the PRSSA national convention in Day Ion, Ohio, this fall. To compete, teams were required to design and present a public relations campaign for the Bicentennial celebration in a fictitious city — Homestead. USA. WVU's presentation included a 70-page written report, a press package complete with pictures, a KiO-piece slide presentation, and posters. Also included was a detailed • budget for the campaign, a list of audiences to be reached with information, and an estimate of the revenue the Bicentennial celebration would bring to the city. Work on the project began in Retirement Of Ponies Ends Era KING WOOD, W. Va. (UPI) — A soft breeze in the summer air caught Ihe pony's mane and blew it across the back of his neck. Mis tail flicked at a fly, Across the way another pony surveyed the scene while pecking at something with its fool. These two were retired last month — replaced in their backbreaking job by a SI 2,000 motorized buggy. The end of an era had come to West Virginia mines without a ripple. Slate and federal officials said when Eorl Barnelt, owner of the Melva Mining Co.'s Tunnelton Mine, closed down his pony haulage teams, the use of ponies ceased altogether in West Virginia. Barnett expects the production at his mine to triple after operating with the ponies for four years. He also plans to deepen bis mine by 3,000 feel. The two-pony teams were able to haul coal carts weighing as much as 4,500 pounds over the 1 .(100 feel of tracks inside the mine. Now, the steel machines he has to replace them will be able to carl much more in much less time "I knew I would have to do it eventually." said Barnett. "If it wasn't for the longer haul I'd stay with the ponies." But he doesn't rule them out entirely. "This may be the only way to set up a small profitable mine," he said. < Valley High Class Sets 15lh Keunion LONACONING - The Valley High School Class of IU61 will hold its 15-year reunion Saturday, July 24. at the Claryvillc Inn A dance will follov; the reunion dinner at 9 p.m. with music by Jack's Unicjiies and it is open to the public. The deadline for reservations is July 10 and they can b« made by calling463-fi37!or463-213«. February when George A. and professionals on the PRSA Covington, WVU assistant Education Committee judged professor of journalism, selected the team from the WVU PRSSA chapter membership. Covington and Hunter P. McCartney, head of WVU's public relations sct(ucncc, were advisers for the group. Dr. McCartney accompanied the team to Chicago for the competition. Under the direction of William 0. Seymour, assistant professor of journalism, photography students Herbert W, Scarberry of Welch and Robert Gay of SI. Alhans produced slides and photos tor the project. In the competition, each team gave a 30-minulc oral presentation of its campaign and answered questions from the judges. Public relations practitioners from throughout the country the event. Guy II. Stewarl, dean of the WVU School of Journalism, noletl that while the competition mainly was in public relations, the win could be attributed to the students' excellence in all aspects of journalism including photography, news writing, journalism law, and visual materials. "This national award," Dr. Stewart said, "is another indication of the WVU Journalism School's move to increase its national exposure in journalism education." Other teams competing in this year's competition were from Middle Tennessee Slate University, Northern Illinois University, Hrigluun Young University and California Polytechnic University. C Operators ]}l ast To Locale Escaped Youths Volunteers Needed To Assist Elderly FROSTBURG - Young volunteers are needed to assist F'rostburg area Senior Citizens to do yard work and gardening this summer and sidewalk shoveling this winter. Adults with free time are needed as sitters, walking escorts or as drivers for doctor and shopping trips. Interested persons should contact the Frostburg Community Center at 689-5510. PRUNTYTOWN, W. Va. (UPI) — Citizens band radios and highballing truckers were more than a match for- more than half the youths who escaped Tuesday from the state Industrial School for Boys Tuesday following a squabble over movie rights. Institution Supt. James II. Fawcelt said CB operators reportc'd the whcroabouls of Ihe runaways whenever they were spotted along the road. Fawcett said 14 of the 32 youths who escaped at midnight were back before dawn, and two more were picked up by 10 a.m. Two of Ihe escapees had been approved for paroles. "The best we cnn rlelcr- mine," said Fawcett. "one of the correctional officers dqcided not to take a couple of the youths who had messed up a bit to the movies antl they became perturbed." Fawcett said one of the youths told s correctional officer that if he "didn't gel to go the movie, the police would he looking for him tomorrow." All of the youths who escaped were from one donnilory. Eighteen youths in the dorm riid not make the break. Fawcett said the youths surrounded a correctional officer "and told him they were going to leave. The officer tried to talk them out of it. bul Ihcy said the best thing he could do was step inlo the clothing room. "He did, and the boys took the key and locked him up. Within about five minutes, however, two other correctional officers passing the dormitory let him out." State police and sheriff's deputies said most of the youths picked up were traveling in groups of three and four and had not gotten further than three miles from the institution. Class Plans Picnic FROSTBURG — The Pioneer Class of Welsh Memorial Baptist Church will hold ao indoor picnic supper in the social room of the church on Friday at B p.m. Mrs. Ethelyn Hanna will hold a short business session following the supper. FALLING WATKKS. W. Va. (UP!) — The blast that ripped through dnPotit's Potomac River Works plant here was equivalent to 12 tons of TNT and destroyed $2 million in facilities, a company spokesman said. The blast resulted when a storage tank containing 24.500 pounds of monomelhylamine nilnilc was ignited, the duPont official said Tuesday. Monomelhylaminc nitrate is a synthesizing ngcnt Hint is used in the manufacture of waler jel explosives. Investigators still have not determined how the storage tank was detonated, officials 'said. Production of water jel, dynamite, smokeless powder and several non-explosive chemical products will be interrupted for several days so that plant employes can clear away debris left by I ho explosion. In I h t> meantime, arrangements am being made to supply local customers with products from other duPont plants, John Belay, company spokesman, said. A team of researchers and technicians will continue an investigation to determine the exact cause of the explosion, said Belay. A preliminary report is expected by the end of the week, but a final report was expected to take "considerably longer" to produce. Three persons were injured in the explosion TV/O of them remained in a hospital in Martinsburg. but the third; a woman working part-time at the facility, was released Tuesday Fashions Frostburg '.r Newest Fashion Shop for Today's Woman Ml E. Mil* St., Frtitkirt MM. tin frl. 10 M. Sit. II to 5 Fr.. Parking 489-6606 LAY-AWAYS THE CARPETMAN Quality Carpet & Professional Installation Custom made Draperies & Bedspreads Wallpaper & Floor Vinyls FREE ESTIMATES \ Kirby Vacuum Cleaners 1 "few Stum CkaR Cariat Cleaner* For Rani" 41 I. Main, FROSTBURfi 689-31M

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