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Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker .•BNINCj TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MIX, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1948 NINE Park Association Fete Set Monday Potomac Park To Light Tree, Air Music Program A music program will feature the second annual Christmas pnvty and tree lighting cerejnony of the Potomac Park Improvement-Association Monday at 8 p. m., J. Milton Dick, 1 president, has announced. : At a meeting of the association, plans were completed lor lighting and decorating a 40-foot Christmas tree. A huge• 'bonfire Trill'be built to »dd warmth and color"to the Christ : inas scene and provisions were made •for parking space for hundreds of visitors. State Police • will direct traffic, • Dick said children .will receive a holiday candi- treat from Santa Claux, and children-in local hospitals will' also be visited by the Potomac Park Santa Claus and given treats. The Moose .Band, Fort Hill High School Chorus, Allcgany High; School Ghoir ana the Pinto Male- Chorus will participate in the pro- yrarn with Floyd (Sam; Cozixd as mnste'r of ceremonies. Encli night next week musical programs will be presented at the Potomac Park Christmas scene, and on Monday, December 27, n second musical proKi'nm Js being nrrnngcd. On ChrJ.st.miis Eve and Christmas night, there will be continuous sacred music from 8 p. m. until midnighl. The committee on arrangements will meet Friday at 7:30 p. m. to complete their program. Record Air Cargoes/ WASHINGTON, D. C. — (INS) — American Airlines'announces that It carried'a total ol 3,774,818 ton miles of 'cargo on domestic routes alone during October—ari all time monthly high for'the company. The previous .monthly . high had been achieved,this past September. Women on American farms each work'an average of 64 hours a week, with some of them working as many as '77 hours.' Alaska Gold Rush Days Described Harold Eide, veteran Alaskan, presented descriptions of Nome, prospecting for gold and a chance mudlng London who .Lancaster Heads San Francisco to spend as much us 320,000 iii a. few months. Eidc told'the Dinner Club and!- r .^\T,- I .„ T^J..^-, JIKC he opposes i'jitchood Tor Alas-jJLjJil v cllt JL-ll. CJ ka although lie believes the territory j will eventually become n, state. Now residing in Seattle with his wife ,'incl three children, Eide .said he and hl« olrler won plan to fly to Alusltu next Hummer in thi;lr later became 11 fnmoim novelist, in a talk before the Cumberland Na-j private plane to scok- a uranium tional Dinner Club last night at the; deposit . Eide 1 discovered ' 15 years Ali Chan Shrine. Country Club. |ago. He recalled that on his first visit! Several samples which Eide took to New York from Norway in 1913 he could speak only three English words,."yes," "no," ar.d hotel." home with him were analysed a few years ago and found to be the rare metal, which is used in the They were enough to get him a at °™ c bomb process. «m n.t the Astor *cri r.hr- immi- Bde ™ s introduced by Ivan room 'at the Astor, and the immi grlnt youth" spent a'nen^ after- ?Jchl a faculty member at Frost- 5^n Wninrr h,o,t.,,x fa,,™)-.. n n i bw'g State Teachers' College, Mrs. noon turning bathtub faucets oni and off, fascinated by the flow of' water. In San Francisco, Eide said, he met a fellow Norwegian with a gold nugget on-his watchchain who told him about the fabulous riches in Alaska. Eide's experiences in Alaska included living at a solitary inland cabin 'for 18 months, "striking it rich" four times and returning to College, John J. Hafcr, vice president, presided. All presidents of the United States wore born in eastern or mldwcstcrn states. Elmer C. Lancaster was elected president of the LaValc Volunteer Fire Department lust night, I-lc suc- cucd.1 Lloyd Smith. L. B. Carter was named vice- president and Ray Nine trustee far three years succeeding James W. Beacham. Beachain'Wil; officiate at the installation of officers December 23. Officers re-elected were Cromwell C. Zembower, who will he serving his tenth year as recording secretary; Harold Lancaster, financial secretary: Walter Alexander, for his ninth term as treasurer; Fire Chief Eruce Long, Assistant' Chief Alvin Youngblood, Jr.; and Edward Dressman, sergcant-at-arms. A Christmas party will be held Tuesday at 6 p. m. at the Fire Hall for members of the department, the Ladies Auxiliary and their families. The firemen arc in charge or providing refreshments and a Christmas treat for each person attending, while the auxiliary will provide an entertainment program. Lancaster, the incoming president, is general chairman in charge of arrangements. Airplane carriers rely on their speed to escape from enemy ships, and seldom carry much armor plate. In addition to their shock-absorbing properties, half-inflated tires on planes shorten the ground roll. Use of electricity in the home has cuadrunlcd since 1920. . .MAT AMD MONEY In Cumberland Almost Everybody Wears Shoos from Wabb's! Pre-Xmas Alligator Calf and Plastic Calf Here's a pre-chrislmas sale event timed especially to save you Christmas list money. There arc plenty of real beauties In this group of bags consisting of red, green, tan, brown, or grey materials. But, bo wise, get here first thing tomorrow lor Up-top selection. Store Hours Beginning Thursday, Dec. 16 ... 9 a. m. to 9 p. m. You'll Treasure It Through The Years A Christmas Dream Come True Make Warm Friends Give A Chatham Blanket ft Q Attractively Boxed — 72 x 90 wide satin edges — choice of flower colors. from $7.95 LARGE CALIFORNIA " Lima Beans 2Jb.pkg.53c BENEMAN'S Western Maryland s Finesf Furniture Store ATTENTION CHURCHES - CLUBS AND SCHOOLS SPECIAL PRICES ON . CANDY. FRUIT & NUTS . Colonial Console by Winter Charming Early American Spinet finished in mahogany, one of many popular Spinets and Consoles among our stock of new planes from which to make your selection, for delivery now or Christmas. Priced from ?545 „ Liberal Allowance For Your Old Piano Convenient Terms May Be Arranged Exclusive AKonl.i For Niitloniilly ICnoivn Weaver, Hardman and Winfcr Pianos, and Cumberland's First Home of the Hammond Solovox Pianos j Furniture 13 Frederick St. BE READY FOR SLOPPY WEATHER! Women's and Growing Girls' Brown Rubber PLATOON BOOTS Sizes 4 to 9 .98 The popular new over-thc-shoc boot with buckled instep strap. All brown silk finish upper, net lined, with heavy rubber sole. Just what you need for winter weather. Same style in MISSES' SIZES 13 to 3 priced at... $ 2 89 Children's Red Platoon BOOTS *2.79 Over-Gie-shoe boot in red rubber, fkece lined, buckled instep strap, heavy rubber sole. Made on pedic last. Sizes 6 to :2. Boys' 4 Buckle ARCTICS.. .3 Sizes-12 to 2 Youth's 4 Buckle Children's White Rubber GALOSHES $2.69 All white, gusset style high galoshes, warm fleece' lined, ankle strap with adjustable bucKle. Just as pictured! All sizes 6 to 12. Children's "Stormtite" GALOSHES Heavy brown rubber, silk finish .upper, fleece lined, gusset style with one strap around ankle and adjustable buckle. Dandy lor • school Men's 4 'Buckle • Sizes 6 to 11 Men's Sizes 3 to 6 With Cloth Uppers C. C MU 138-148 Baltimore St. Cumberland, Md. Ideal Christmas FAMOUS NAME APPLIANCES ... AT P-O-P-U-L-A-R PRICES! MAYTAG KEIVINATOR WASHERS 124.95 up IRONERS 189.95 HOME FREEZERS . . 289.95 Dutch Oven Range . 269.95 REFRIGERATOR 7T. 239.95 up ELECTRIC RANGE . 239.95 up YOUNGSTOWN KITCHENS SMALL APPLIANCES * Sunbeam Shave Master * Sunbeam Mix Master * Sunbeam Iron' Master * Universal Food Mixer * Universal Waffle Bakers * Universal Pop-up Toasters * Presto Pressure Cookers * Presto Fry Master * Telechron Clocks * Westinghouse Roasters * Westinghouse Irons •. * Westinghouse Waffle Bakers * Cory Coffee Makers . . , 23.50 39.50 12.95 39.95 14.95' up 20.95 12.95.up 15.95 4.95 up 37.95 11.95 17.95 4.95 up CONVENIENT CREDIT TERMS WHITACRE'S APPLIANCE 35 N. Mechanic—next to Md. Theatre CENTER Tel. 2672 SCOAR CURED lb.43c BASON ..Ib, 59c S\VKI!T JUICY llliAOY TO BAT Florida Oranges doz 23c PIGHIC HAMS .. Ib. 43c ORDER YOUR TURKEY NOW JUST PHONE 900 OR 901 Beginning Thursday Dec. 16th NEW COAT WILL MAKE CHRISTMAS A VERY HAPPY OCCASION BURTON'S HAS ... Gabardines Coverts Fleeces Tweeds Give yourself a real Christmas-gift by choosing one of these good looking coats at Burton's money-saving prices. Sizes for the tall, short, stout and regular man. If you want to GIVE one as a gift, we'll, help you. select it ... and exchange it after Christmas if it doesn't suit the man you give it to. Give Him to ES 5 .05 Wools, deerskins, cnpe- •sltins, pigskins ,iii lined and uulined. styles to • please every man's taste. They make a warmly- received girt. .