Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 14, 1948 · Page 2
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TWO EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, M.U-, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1948 Phone 4606 for a WAWT AD Taker 0iae Word Led To Another **'* *** * * * Are You Feeling Quizzical? Speaking of various types of gif tees, there is the lady who gives freely and generously. And expects no return. The stores hope so. Then there is the gifterlne Who rushes in when the store is closing on Christmas Eve. She will take anything in sight. And uses an infuriated porcupine for a pointer. How about that little sprite .with the big brown eyes who selects a gift for bait. She shops early, gives early and waits for the return gift. If it Isn't worth twice what she gave ihe says the world is getting mercenary. The trouble with gifts this year Is you cannot top the Quiz programs. If you guess that a hen's egg 'is oval you get a night key to a bonded warehouse. Ilmow a lady who got more in her stocking than nature ever intended. Starting yesterday she received an electrified ice box, an eighteen-story apartment house, an old • Erie Railroad whistle-stop, a helicopter, television set and a life' annuity of elqven dollars every time iht blinks. And all she guessed was that the «un'sets In the west. \Vhnt can a fellow offer his girl to top the Quizzes? What chance has Prince Charming on his milk-white boss after they've motorized the cavalry? A girl goes on the Qulzzeroo and ruesses that flour is white. So they pive her a bungalow, • silverware. Klnswnre linen, two motor cars and a diamond ring that looks like a doorknob ofl the Castles in the Air. That's much easier than guessing whetdier a guy is a bum, whether the diamond is a phony, whether he Is already married, whether he drinks or not, whether his family will like you, whether his boss will promote him and whether he will stay home at nights. On the Quiz program all you have to guess is what color is pink. SUGGESTIONS | • Cedar Chests • Studio Couches • Easy Chairs • Llvinj Koom Sultci • Bed Koom Suites • Oil. Gftti Coal Heaters anil ttaJiKC • IMb,v Hlfh Chain mid Bed • Electric Rcfrljcrntonl • Wai* Inc Muchlne. • Kitchen C»blnct • Brcaklast Sets • Smoker • Sewing Mlcblnn • P I » n • • Radio* Any article you need can be supplied by us Peoples Furniture Store REINH ART'S * Tkz Recognized Leading HOUM Furnishers in Western Md. 17 Baltimore Street 9 DO ALL YOUR FOOD BUYING AT ALBERT'S FOOD-0-MAT SAVE TIME . . . SAVE STEPS . . . SAVE MONEY PLANTATION SLICED PINEAPPLE DOMINO* Sugar 25 £-2.09 10 £ 87c CHASE & SANBOBN COFFEE 2 cb .n 1-09 I ": 55c CHRISTMAS TO FIT TOXJH HOME TREES Canadian Spruce & Balsam Pines 3 ft. to no* and 12 ft. r ^ V «P tJ. S. No. 1 Penna. Potatoes Heavy Juicy Grapefruit 3 te 19c PORK SHODLDEK. STEftK ...Ib.41c TENDER JTC1CY Sirloin Steak lb.7lc PLATE BOIL .:.... Ib. 35c READY TO EAT ' Picnic Hams Ib, 43c And for that one little guess you will be set for life like somebody had poured concrete in your boots. So even though the 'Quizzes do not wear long inflammable whiskers they are the real Santa Clauses. In the old days you had to promise to get your girl in the Follies, the Metropolitan Opera or to the movies. Now, you get her on a Quizzer. And it's All Baba's Cave with kitchenette and bath. (Copyright. 1 iow. Kins Features Syndicate. Inc.) During the Middle Ages, dancing the tarantella was thought to cure a form of insanity contracted from the bite of the spider tarantula. European Pilgrimage SAN FRANCISCO — (INS) — His Excellency, Most Rev. John J. Mitty, D. D., Archbishop of San Francisco, will personally lead a Pacific Coast pilgrimage to Rome and Lourdes in 1949. The official itinerary for the mission Includes many European countries, including visits to Rome and Lourdes. Jane Marshall Displays 'Something Special For Chr'stmas OPEN HOUSE December 14th, 15th and 16th 2:00 to 4:00 P. M. , r At The : Home Service Center Cumberland & Allegheny Gas Company 149 Baltimore Street Santa IB paying an early visit to the Home Sen-ice Center of the Cumberland & Allegheny Gas Company, Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:00 to 4:00 p. m. Your Gas Company Home Service Director invites you to come and see »n the wonderful things you can make to surprise your family and friends this Christmas. You'll see the famous .Cookie House, and learn how to make one for your own youngsters. This storybook house, cookie-studded In frosty white Icing, looks like a Jewel out of Fairyland! You will have '• as much fun.making one . . . and in watching the excited joy of the youngsters (and oldsters, too) . . . as they do. in their wild enjoyment of it! Use 'it for a centerpiece—or put it "on display." At the Open House you, will see table after table filled with Christmas goodies. There will be a special- gift table . .'. food gifts you make yourself, all done up attractively in pretty wrappings. Platters and boxes and dishes of candy and cakes;.siuffed fruits—the •H-fashloned kind with, fondant JANE MARSHALL, Home Service Director, Cumberland & Allegheny Gas Company. 4—_ — • and nuts; candied orange and lemon peel—Blazed nuts—which are easier to make than you think! There will be steamed puddings, gingerbread men and Santa Claus cookies. You may be wondering what kind of baskets you can make up' for that needy family you know ... or that elderly couple down the street — there are suggestions.for that, too. And such unique table decorations! Did you ever 'see a popcorn Christmas tree? There will be one at Open House. You will see how it is made and decorated with colored candy and cookies. Oh—there are so many pretty decorations! You'll Just have to come and see them — find out how they're made, easily and inexpensive!}'. It's fun to make all these special things for the Holidays. Be sure to come, Join in the festivity—and get one- of the colorfully decorated Christmas recipe and .suggestion sheets that tell you how to go about making "Something Special, for Christmas." AN OlD-TIME INSTITUTION WITH NEW-TIME WAYS SANTA CLAUS HAS PARTNERS HERE In the many fine Cumberland retail stores that are so busy at this time of year. Their patrons come here from three states, and nowhere .can they find better merchandise or better service. At this holiday season, as in similar seasons for the past 83 years, Second National Bank takes satisfaction in the knowledge that its service to buyers and to merchants makes Cumberland a headquarters for Santa Claus. SECOND NATIONAL BANK MEMBER FEDERAL rHXKtCFt STSTHM AND FEDERAL DEPOSIT INimMWCE COW. Make THERt' 5 THAN fV It's 'LB' for quality DESKS Governor W/nfnrop Secrefanes in Mahogany from ro $9^.00 Big, Roomy KNEEHOLES in Mahogany from to 1.00 Smart, Spacious CREDENZAS in Mahogany .00 . Open an 'LB' Account L B€RN JKIN 9-11 N.C€NTR€ M«n'« BCNRU* WUOt- M priced from M*.W to IC9.75. : . Watch itluftmtrons •n/oryed to siiaw detail * Smart New Styles * Fine Movements * Dependable if Guaranteed SAVE! WATCHES for Ladies and Men Ladies Styles '22 50 to *59 7S Men's'Styles $ 24 75 u I 9 9-H N.C€NTR€

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