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Hagerstown, Maryland
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TEN The Morning Herald, Hagerstown, Md. TufMlny. M arc It 2JV. JfMT. Purchase Of Auto Caused Ostracism Amish Farmer Testifies at $40,000 Suit Against Order DEATHS WoosU-r, ().. .Maroh 2-1 (/?(—Old friends and business associates of Andrew ,1. Yoder, an Amish farmer, have made him a social outcast for (our years just, been use he bought an automobile, he told Wayne County Common Pleas Court today. In a MG,QOCi suit against Bishop John Helmut h and other oih'ecrs of the old order Amish Mennonites here, the 32-year-old Voder said the boycott was employed by order of that church. Article 17. he said, was invoked. requiring all members—there are about 7,000 in Wayne and Holmes county—to refrain from trading with, working for. eating with, buying from or selling to any expelled members. H was ordered, he wont on, after he. bouphi a car in 1!M2 in transport his daughter, a victim of infantile paralysis, to for treatment. Members of that order are prohibited from owning or operating automobiles. Voder's aitorney gave these examples of the manner in which the ostracism has been employed: 1. Church officers have threatened his father with expulsion and Clifford B. Fockler Clifford Benjamin Fockler died at his home, (i()r> Windsor avenue, Virginia Heights, Roanoke, Monday morning, aged >'>'•>. He was formerly a resident of Capetown and was a member of j Christ. Evangelical and Reformed [ Church at Caveroivn. | He is survived by his widow, I Mrs. Hessie Craddork Kockler; jdaughier, Mrs. Alfred Perry, Tra- icy's Landing, Md.; son. Clifford I',., !-lr., Baltimore; mother. Mrs. Alice j M. Korkler, Capetown; sister, Mrs. j C. K. Kminert, Alexandria. Va. j The body will arrive here ! Wednesday morning at 1:1') and will he taken to the Suter funeral home. Services will be held at the Smiths-burg cemetery Wednesday morning at 1 <>::;(> by Rev. J O'Dell /ec h man. Mrs. Vernic V. Morrison Mis. Venue V. Morrison, wife of William F. Morrison. S41i Summit avenue, died at. her home Monday afternoon at :{;.'{0 of heart trouble, after a long illness. -She is survived by her husband. I two daughters, .Mrs. Kuril Cramer, York. Pa., and Miss Virginia Morrison, at home; one granddaughter, Jeanne Cramer, and several brothers and sisters. The body was removed 10 the Suter funeral home and will be taken lo her home Tuesday morn- Fairchild F-24 Used For Nebraska Ranch Airplane Serves Unusual Variety of Purposes in Midwest . A Km'ivhild built K-2-l is serving Die iinif|iit! purpose of providing tijivH f'arilif j"s fifiwc'cn a huso Nebraska rand) and trading centers in that pun of 1)10 mid western rniied States for J)ewey C. Traves. Traves, a 4 7-year-obi small-yrain farmer, is a highly ainnimled person wi'.o lias been liyinK for a score of yr-iirs and has o\yne<l several lil;iii(-s. according to "Pegasus," the monthly publication of Fairchild Kii^ine and Airplane Corporation. The Fairchild plane owner is only one of 17F) pilots and students in tlu: county, who own iiltop'Mher 1>5 ! planes. Terming his plane "just, us important to my business as the tractor} and truck." Tnives lias used it f.oJ '•laiil farm machinery parts, to fly an ill friend to the fitmoiis Mayo Clinic, for buying trips as far away as Atlanta, (la., for patrolling flood areas, for spoiling cattle rustlers, and for hunting scaped prisoners of war. The mafia/in*: points out that the [ enormous distances around im-' perial. Neb., make tiie airplane doubly important to the. farmers and ranchers in that vicinity, with Komi roads at a premium and rail- ronrl service, also poor. Big 4-H Round-Up Planned Saturday Evening In Hagerstown High School ur off his farm. 2. At farm sales, old friends will speak, then wander off. 3. At a funeral, lip, was forced to eat under an apple tree while the others dined in the house. Rev. J. Edward Harms; interment in Rose Hill cemetery. Mrs. Emma Metzger Mrs. Km ma Metzger. widow of s Charles Metzger, died recently at 4. A farm hand made him eat at j her home in Cumberland, following a separate table. State Sales Tax Passed By House (Continued from Page 1) exclamations and charges during two hours of debate, represented a resounding victory for Governor Lane, who had insisted the tax must be approved if the school, road and welfare programs of the state were to be carried, out. With the test vote out of the way, House passage of the controversial bill to raise $18,400,000 a year in new revenue seemed assured. The general understanding was that with House approval of the sales tax. the Senate aUo would reverse its previous stand and pass the revenue bill. Passage of the tax measure would unloose a logjam of administration measures which have been held up until the issue was decided. Significant in the vote on reconsideration, in the House was the break in Republican ranks. Sixteen Republicans voted for reconsideration, as compared to seven who stood by the bill Saturday. Several Democrats also changed their votes. Two Boll Calls Two roll calls were needed before the issue became clear, as diehard opponents of the sales tax raised charges of administration pressure and one delegate declared that the "roll call will show in a few minutes just who sold out." Delegate Dempsey (D.-Balto brought on the first roll call by seeking to have the entire matter postponed until Thursday afternoon. This was defeated after long argument by a 76-43 vote and the matter of reconsideration was then, taken up. The battle over the tax bill had kept the Statehouse in a state of tense expectancy throughout the day. There was nothing said on the a long illness. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. Her husband, a well known barber, died about a year ago. She was a native of Cumberland and was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Schneider Wiebel. Surviving are one son. John Clay Metzger, Braddock Road; daughter, Mrs. Leroy Snyder. Cumberland; brother, Frederick Wiebel, Baltimore; sisters. Mrs. Isaac King, Mrs. Edward Baechtel and Mrs. Sophia Fitzsimmons. all of this city. Funeral services were held Monday at 3 p. m.. fn the Stein Funeral Home, with Dr. II. Hall Sharp officiating. Burial was made in Hillcre-t Burial Park. Adam Lewis Kendall Adam Lewis Kendall, a former resident of this county, died Monday at 4:20 a. m., at the home of his son. Earl, in Pittsburgh, following an illness of two months, aged 72 years. He was a member of the United Brethren Church and the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kendall. Born and reared in Funkstown, he spent part of his life in Greencastle. Pa. He is survived by daughters, Mrs. Mary Zimmerman, this city; Mrs. Ethel Fridely. Pittsburgh: brothers, Roy, Chambersburg; Earl, Pittsburgh; George, Long Beach. Calif.; sister. Mrs. Hettie Neat and brother. George, both of Greencastle, Pa.; 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. HENSON SULLIVAN Henson Sullivan; this city, died Sunday evening p.t the Washington County Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born in the Clearspring District. He is survived by sister-in-law, Mrs. Anna Sullivan and two nephews, Edward and Earl Sullivan, all of this city. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m., from the Cakhveli funeral home, with Rev. Walter Campher officiating. Burial will be made in Rose Hill cemetery. The body may be viewed Tuesday evening. EDWARD BROOKS floor, other than a charge made in j Edward Brooks. 420 Simians ave- the afternoon by blind Delegate See i "lie, died at his home Sunday eve(R.-Allegany) that supporters of "ing after a brief illness, the sales tax were trying to He is survived by oue sister, "beat me into submission." -.--.-. Nothing more developed until well into the night session when Delegate Stromeyer (D-Anne Arun- de1) asked for reconsideration of the Saturday vote. He was one- of three who changed votes at that time to be in position to seek reconsideration. The bitterest remarks during de- hate of the issue came from Delegate Buflingfon (D-Ralto 3rd), who charged that some, member? of the House, had "sold out. sold out their fellow members of the. House, and fhe people they represent, hv Mrs. Bessie Prosper, this city. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p. m.. from the Caldwell funeral home with Rev. Walter,Campher officiating. Burial will he in Rose Hill cemetery. The body may be viewed Wednes- ev l"i ng ;u the funeral home. Landlords Allowed Security Deposit . . . ., , Washington. March 2-1 (3>}-~ OPA promises of jobs or threats of loss I nilpf5 today that landlords may Tolled one additional month's advance rent a? a "security deposit'' on newly-built furnished"dwellings which are rented, for the first time. after tomorrow. Previously the agency barred all security deposits in excess of one month's advance rent, on crounds I of jobs." This was indignantly denied by various speakers, some of whom had changed who had not. After voting for reconsideration. the next steps were to approve a report of the Ways and Means position and some Firemen To Elect Chief Ameeling Hoover is Reported to be Candidate Again for Post A committee of 25, composed of five members from each one of the five /ire companies in the city, will meet in the Council Chambers at the City Hall Wednesday evening at S, for the purpose of electing a City Fire Chief. According to a city ordinance, a chief must be selected each year before the first, of April. Chief Max Hoover is now serving as chief and it was reported that he will probably again accept this position if elected. No other names for chief are known at this time although some may be suggested at the meeting. The position of fire chief is a non-paying one, the only exception being a small expense account for certain items. Following action of the committee Wednesday night, the name ^of the chief selected will be sent to the Mayor and Council for confirmation. Chief Hoover has served continuously in this job for nearly 20 years. The biggest nji.Teaiioual event of the 4-1! year, the annual Roimd- I'p. is scheduled to begin at 7:45 p. m. on Saturday in the j lagers- town high school, with 19 of the county's clubs participating. Planned for the evening's program are parades, original songs, skit, stunt or lalenr, good grooming competition, and club spirit demonstrations. Clubs will be divided into three classes — boys' community, girls' community, and school -.- with three places for awards in each group, and prizes to be awarded. The parade, which opens the evening, will be led by Downey llarshman and Thelma Hockenberry, dressed in 4-H costumes. Music for the program will be provided by the iliigerstowa high school orchestra, under the direction of A. James Comlaris. The group of judges will include representatives of service clubs and other iiuereste.d groups in this city. Approximately r>00 persons are expected to be on hand for the evening, with attendance open to the general public. Participating will be seven school clubs and 12 community clubs of this county. The Round-Up is sponsored by the 4-H Senior Council. Committee members include: Parade and organization, Hilt j)oub, chairman, .James A'orris, Lucille Miller, Goldie Good, Mrs. Margaret Stouffer, Nancy Cunningham; refreshments, Robert Shank, chairman, Ly!e Mellot, John Kiuehart, James \'or- i'is, Jr.. Joyce Bloom. Hedwjg Heinemann; health and good grooming. Ora ^Krnsl, chairman, Mrs. Archie Cohen, Alice Downey, Fred Ernst, Dan Downey, Helen Downey; program, Margaret Lowery, Bill Doub, Ann Webb, Raymond Mueller. Judges sheets and badges, Kalh- I leen Good, Robert Leiter. Marie ' Harshman, Ann Webb, Raymond Mueller; oflicial scorekeeper, Mrs. Virginia Hull; club spirit, Walter and Kaie Bromley, George and Mary Stiles, Donald and Bernice Lowery, Page and Kstelle Smith, Kenneth and Kathleen ' Herbst, Adrian and Nellie Slrite, Marshall and Vera Kretzer, Joe and Dot Grossnickle, John and Madge Cor- betl, David and Bernice McKee, Fred and Ida Wintermoyer; music, Helen Roih, chairman, Dot Grossnickle, Leona W i 1 s o n , Helen Downey. Kate Bromley; prizes, Kenneth Herbst; ushers, 'Helen Smith, chairman, Downey Harshman, William Cunningham, Mary Catherine McKay, Phyllis Lehman", Thelma Hockenberry, Betty Irvin' Mary Frances Recher, Bernice Lowery, Madge Corbet t. Local Greek Relief Drive Closes Today Maryland Day and Greek Independence Day Mark Occasion The double significance of Mary- Iain! Diiy and Greek Independence Day will be symbolized today by the closing of the local Greek War Relief Association campaign. The drive, begun some weeks ago, has a goal'Of 55,000. Its sponsors said that ii will definitely come to a conclusion today, with a report on total contributions to be released later in the week. Hagersrown has been asked to provide this sum for the relief of suffering and wretched conditions in Greece. The campaign, which is being held nationally as well as in Ha- gerslown. will provide funds for the rescue of war orphans in Greece, for the establishment of medical care programs there, lor the feeding, of the starving, and for many other types of assistance in the ravaged country. Persons who have been planning to contribute to the drive were urged to send today their donations to 12 East Washington street, the local headquarters, or to Claude Pol let-field, campaign treasurer, at the Second National Rank. Weather In Detail Maryland and Virginia—Windy and colder preceded by showers along the coast Tuesday. Colder Tuesday night. Wednesday sunny but rather cold, and not so windy. Western Pennsylvania — Windy and colder with showers turning to snow flurries Tuesday. Colder Tuesday nisht. Wednesday mostly sunny and not so windv bill rather cold. West Virginia—Windy and colder with snow flurries in the mountains Tuesday. Colder Tuesday night. Wednesday clearing and rather cold. Island Depopulation Might Be Necessary Radioactivity May Continue in Pacific Isles for Decades Large Group To Tour Installations Of Western Maryland Railway Here Jury Is Selected For Girl's Trial St.. Louis. March 24 <yp)—Seven women'and five men. all but one of them parents, were chosen today for the juvenile Court jury which will try 14-year-old Mary Catherine Reardon for the death of her father, a wealthy St. Louis paint manufacturer. Attorneys for Mary Catherine entered a plea of innocent to the charge of delinquency by reason of the murder in the death of her father last February S. At that time the ninth grade student told authorities she shot her father in the back of the head with a gun belonging to 13-year-old Michael D'Arcy, a school companion. Reardon was driving to his home with the girl and young D'Arcy after finding- them in a cabin where they said they spent the night The car smashed into a ditch after the shot and Michael died of injuries a few hours later. Mary Catherine, who wag unharmed, told officers she shot her father because she feared he would place her in a girl's school as a result of the nocturnal escapade. U. C. T. TO MEET Martinshurg. W. Va., March 2-1 iJP) —An annual group meeting of the United Commercial Travelers will he >u>ld here next Saturday, Senior Counselor Parley T. Cutright .of the M:\rtinsbursr Council announced. He said UTC councils from "Hagerstown. Baltimore and Cumberland. Md.. and Winchester and Har- risonhurg-. Va., would be invited to take *pai't in rhe meeting. LITTLE OBSERVANCE Little observance of Maryland Day is scheduled in this city today. Banks wil be closed, however, together with certain state offices, to mark the state-wide holiday. Committee and then pass the bill 1 that siu-h payment's" open" t he" door H?eu. The Senate had rejected the to ceiling evasion, sales tax ami passed a measurr of | The change, it v- ; ,« explained is Us^ own which House opponents j in line *ith"rho government policy caller! a President Asks Power Extension! "Washington. March 24 i;pi i President Truman appealed TO a j conference of Congressional lead-1 ers tonight for an extension of war ' power authority to control sugar, rice and other grains and certain strategic material?. In an unusual night meeting with ! the Congressional "Big Six." the j President did not even touch on j the international situation, con-! ferees said afterwards, Senator Vandenberg (R.-Mich.). presiding officer of the Senate, was asked by reporters if United States aid to Greece and Turkey came up during the, conference. "Not once." he replied. "I can say that honestly." Vandenberg and Senator Barkley (D.-Ky.) r the Senate minority leader, said the discussions were devoted entirely to an extension of authority under the war power? act. of encouraging the buildinc of a "s much n«>w rental housing as possi- hU>. It applies only to^new units which arc routed fully furnished under a. written lease. * COUNTING CONTINUES Over'SOO ballots were cast, in the Chamber of Commerce's primary vote. The. vote was so heavy that counting, begun yesterday, will not be completed until today. A tour of the Western MaryUuuli Railway shops and other installa-j tions here will be conducted by the i Hagerstown Traffic Club on Thursday afternoon. Members of local civic organizations as well as the Chamber of Commerce, are being invited to make the tour with the Traffic Club members. Thursday evening a dinner for the group will be held at Fountain ilead Country Club, featuring an address by C. R. Zarfoss, vice president—traffic of Western Maryland Railway Company, of Baltimore. J. H. Ferguson will serve as toastmaster. The Rev., J. Kthvard Greece And Turkey Request More Ships (Continued from Page 1) Harms will deliver the invocation. The afternoon tour will get underway at 2 o'clock with a trip through die Western Maryland Railway instruction car on the siding next to the passenger station. This car contains working models of various operating parts of railroad equipment. Operations in the shops will be observed during the tour to follow The new "1400" engine will also be seen. Thursday's tour 'will b e one of the first conducted through installations of the Western Maryland since before the war. C. J. Wolfe superintendent of motive power' conduct the tour. terson and Forrestal in quick order. Forreslal said the Navy is ready to send small groups of experts to Greece and Turkey to appraise their naval needs. "For what purpose?" demanded Senator Vandenberg (.R-Mich), the committee chairman' "You're not providing ships on- a belligerent basis, are you?" Forrestal replied that the ships would be small vessels to police commerce and sweep mines, mentioning tank landing ships, passenger boats and tugs. Senator Pepper (D-FIa'i inquired whether the Navy is sending warships to the Mediterranean for "demonstrations for political purposes." "I have said for some time." Forrestal answered, "that the American flag is going everywhere—that the sight of it in any part of the world is going to be so common as not to provoke unusual interest. We are going to have naval craft, wherever there is a sea." More High Waters Threaten England London,' March 24 (£>}—Wanrt- lashed waters threatened new damage -to_night to levees guarding the rich F'enland farm area of eastern England, where oods have already caused what one Cabinet minister described as a "disaster of the first magnitude"' bound to affect the British food outlook. Hundreds of troops and civilian workmen were rushed to danger points in the dikes holding back the tidal New Bedford river, where a breach would loose more flood waters on. thousands of -acres already inundated. Minister of Agriculture Tom Williams told the House of Commons that the situation in the Fens "can only be described as a disaster of the first magnitude, which cannot fail to have the most serious effect on home food production this year." DAIRY FARMER DIES D. D. Marker, well known retired merchant and dairy farmer of Locust Valley. Frederick county, died suddenly on Saturday night at his home, aged 49 years. He had been an invalid for 20 years. His dairy farm, not far from the Washington county line, was considered one of the finest, in Frederick county. NEW TRiAL DENIED ft^l Air. Md.. March LM t& new trial was denial TCopdPr. SS-ypar-old huckster. a= he was smtPm-ori today to lit> imnri?- onmont in th" Statn Penitentiary for raping a 32-year-old lu-sro woman. CUSTOM SPRAYING Fruit tree, shrubbery. D. D. T. and while washing: for dairy bare. Walter D. STrtsher, phone 132SW-3. Adv. Roberts Children Remain Homeless Tf-n days after eviction from their home near Hancock. 14 ot the Ifi children of Mr. and Mrs. Waller Robert* were still being sheltered by the local Volunteers of America yesterday. Several houses have been offered the bi~ family, on a rental basis, in various parts of Washington county, but. no decision had been reached on them up to last night. Mrs. Roberts i? also staying at ibe Volunteer? of America, while thp father and thp two oldest, hoys work, eight of the. boy? and girl? jro io school, and one oC the" oldest girls engages in baby sitting. LOOK! LOOK! LOOK! "Nesco" PRESSURE PAN SI2.95 Cast Aluminum — safe — fast Healthful and Economical R. D. McKEE - Hardware 42-44 N. Potomac St. Phone 2525 32 Blushing Violets In State Legislature Annapolis, Md., March 24 (/p) —Legislative blushing violets'— those who failed to introduce a single bill in the 1947 session of the Genera! Assembly — nU m- bcred 32 in the House of Delegates, but in'the Senate there was not one. That such a large number of Delegates did not personally introduce a measure was due in part to the fact that in many cases Delegates give their bills to the county delegation leaders to be handed in as delegation bflls. In the other chamber, Senator Barton (D-Balt o 2d) introduced the fewest measures — two. Those who brought in but one measure in the House of Delegates numbered 21. Buffington Calls For Budget Curs Annapolis, Md., March 24 (ff>)— Delegate Buffington (D.-Balto 3rd), declared today the proposed Maryland biennial budget could he cut 520,000,000 without affecting the state's education program and that the suggested saving- would obviate the necessity for a sales tax. He circulated- a statement around the State House just before today's session opened, in which he said "even a casual study of. the budget will show that the Governor has granted in nearly every case, th* amount requested by the department head. "You and I know that the department heads ask for an excessive amount in the hope that they will receive an amount on which they, can operate their departments. "In several cases the Governor has allowed an amount in excess of the amount requested/' Strike Ballots Sent To Maryland Workers Negotiations to be Continued Between Company and Union Baltimore, March 24 (JP) —The Maryland Federation of Telephone Workers (Ind.) issued strike ballots to its 2,100 members today as preparation for its part in a threatened nationwide walkout April 7. Ballots must be mailed to union headquarters not later than March 29, and will be counted.March 31, a union spokesman said. Me said the strike vote was decided on because of a "failure of negotiations to get anywhere" and failure of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company to accept an offer to arbitrate. Officials of the Chesapeake and Potomac Co. said negotiations would be continued in a series of meetings this week with the various unions involved in the dispute. They added negotiations had "definitely not been broken off." The Federation is one of five unions seeking to negotiate new contracts with the C. and P. and Western Electric Companies here. One. the Telephone Equipment Workers Union, has scheduled a 24-hour "protest" walkout at Western Electric's Point Breeze plant beginning at 3:30 a. m. tomorrow. Unions involved besides the 5.400 TWEU members at Point Breeze and the MFTW. largely plant and maintenance employes, are the Maryland Federation -of Telephone Clerical Workers with about 000 members: the Maryland Telephone Traffic Union, about 4,000. not an affiliate of the National Federation of. Telephone Workers; and the Communications Equipment Workers, a smaller group of installation workers for Western Electric. Leaders of the Maryland Federation were' in Washington today to attend meetings of the Policy Committee of. the.MFTW, which has set April 7 as a tentative strike deadline. Engineers To Study Conditions At Plant (Continued from Page 1) Potomac Edison' Company was discussed during the closed session. Officials have been advised that this may become necessary because expansion potential is limited at the present site of the city plant. The Potomac Edison is reported willing to enter into a contract with the city for sale of power'at a nominal cost for resale to city customers. The Mayor and Council, members of the Street Hoard and certain city department heads dined at Hotel Alexander earlier in the evening. A preliminary discussion'of the light plant problem was conducted following the dinner, but no formal action was taken there. Talk on the subject ranged from the advisability of buying power from the^ Potomac Edison to the practicability of installing diesel generators to supplement or replace present steam 'generators. Full facts on conditions at the city light plant were placed before the members of the" Street Board by Plant Superintendent Daniels on February 25 of. this year. The facts were contained in a lengthy report. In the report Daniels suggested eight possible plans the city might adopt in increasing facilities at the present plant. Some call for a direct tie-in with,,Potomac Edison. Others call for purchase of. power from' the company, together with installation of more equipment iu the city.plant. Others call for full expansion of the light plant, and installation of much new equipment. Each of the plans were explained by Daniels in his report, and an estimated cost sheet was included. The plans were estimated to cost from as low as $350.000 for one that would include purchase of power from PE to ?961,000 for a plan that would call for complete expansion of the present plant with no PE tie-iu. _~ New Vork. March 24 (7P)—Bikini Lagoon and its 20 islands -may have to remain depopulated for decades until the atom'bomb radioactivity drops to safe limits. This prediction was made today in air affairs by Col. Stafford Warren, Md., who was chief of Medical and Radiological Safety of the Crossroads Operation last summer. Warren also says that if I he rain that fell from the underwater bomb had dropped on a city, that city might have had to remain deserted of inhabitants for years. These are the first authoritative estimates of the long-continued dangerous nature of the radioacti"- ity coming mainly from the underwater bomb. "If," Warren writes, "Bikini had been a vitally important harbor and the down wind area an important city, it would have ha ' to be evacuated after the .underwater tests and only personnel trained in safeguarding themselves from both the external and the internal hazards of radioactive contamination could, have been permitted access to carry on the vital functions of a conflict. ./'For a considera'ble'time (year- only trained personnel will be able to occupy it and the population cannot return until it is certain that all insidious ha::ards have been eliminated. "Few, aware of the extremely complicated problems of decontaminating such a large area, will be hardy enough to guarantee this at an early date (decades)." The Crossroads authorities never have told ust how many square miles were dangerously contaminated by the radioactive rain. But they did announce to Bikiui news correspondents that -36 square miles of lagoon and sea outside were contaminated with radioactivity. That was aot .ail the contaminated area. Veterinarian Has Local Assignment Dr. John Morris has been assigned to this county by the United States Burean of Animal Industry for a period of several weeks. Formerly of Illinois, Dr. Morris will take up permanent duties with the agency, elsewhere after completing his work here. He will serve here in the capacity of veterinarian inspector, working in collaboration with Dr. Willson M. Reynolds, who is permanently stationed in this city. WATCH, CLOCK AND JEWELRY REPAIRING. Modern Methods. SAUM'S. 21 Jonathan St. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Lay-Out Work and Construction Let us help you solve your electrical problems for the Home, Store, Factory or Farm. PRICES REASONABLE A. G. Crunkleton Elec. Co., Inc. Phone 914 Hagerstown Phone 22 Greencastle NOW •a For Immediate Delivery The New Rototiller GARDEN TRACTOR Al?o — Rubber Tired Farm Wagon?, Tractor Loaders, Anderson Portable Milkers and 2 Wheeled Trailer?. IS E.,Franklin 'St. Phone 4242 WAITRESSES - WAITRESSES ALEXANDER COFFEE SHOP EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR EMPLOYMENT IN PLEASANT SURROUNDINGS EXCELLENT EARNINGS APPLY TO MANAGER'S OFFICE HOTEL ALEXANDER NOTICE! Sugar cured and smoked COUNTRY HAMS lb. 75c COUNTRY SHOULDER ., lb. 55c COUNTRY BACON lb. 45c While It lasts! 4 Farm & Forest Products Co., Inc. 905 Maryland Ave. — Phone 1336 Communists Aim To Soften U. S., Committee Told Washington. March 24 (ff>)~ The Hocse Committee on Un-American Activities heard testimony today that, there are enough communists in the United States to form the framework of ten military divisions and that their aim is to soften this country "for ultimate assault the Soviet Government intends to make." The estimate of Communist Party strength and organization came from James F. Green of Omaha, chairman of rhe American Legion's Americanism Commission. Saying, there are at least 100.000 communists in this country, he added: "Here are cadres for ten divisions already on American soil." William C. Bullitt. former Am- lassador to Moscow, made the assessment of aims, coupling it \vith the assertion that if Russia had the atom bomb "it would already have been dropped on the.United States." Bevin And Stalin Confer On Treaty (Continued from Page 1) contend is a "war potential." 2. A four-power coordinating- committee, appointed by the ministers to sort out matters of agreement and'disagreement on the German treaty, held a stormy meeting. Subject? covered thus far indicated that the ministers, during.the first two weeks of their session, were in disagreement on about three- quarters of the matters discussed. 3. Marshall was reported to have recommended that the number of Allied troops in Germany be reduced to a bare essential minimum, so as to cut occupation costs and help Germany get on her feet economically. An authoritative source said Marshall's proposal was contained in none of three American papers circulated among, the other thres ministers. The other papers dealt, with German democratization and the compensation of Allied nationals whose property had been removed- from Germany a? reparations or as war booty. Searchers Muse • At Liquor Price * $ Forty Years Ago ;Vew York. March»24 (#•)—Advertisements of 30 to 40 years ago dredged up in the. search of the decaying Collyer mansion for Langley Collyer caused police searchers to pause and muse today. Among the items were.: Rye and Bourbon whiskey—$1.75 to S2.50 a gallon; imported cognac brandy—?2 to 53 a gallon: imported red wine—SO cents to $3 a gallon; white or colored shirts—7!i cents; bow ties—5 cents; "negligee shirts with attached or detached cuffs"'—45 cents. Prepare Your Car for Spring Driving Now WINTER Lubricants are too thin for warm weather. Protect your motor, transmission, and rear axle by changing to Heavier Spring Lubricants. Kendall Oil and Grease Willard Batteries $17.35 Firestone Tires Lubrication SI.00 Car Washing Sl.OO FLEIGH MOTOR CO. 672 OAK HILL A.VE. PHONE 2300 & 2501 WHITE TRUCK OWNERS And Operators of Other Make Trucks! Service on all make trucks by experienced mechanics. SAM OBERHOLZER, Service Manager D. M. GLASS MOTOR CO. S75 Virginia Ave. Phone 2046 LOAN DIRECTORY OF CONSUMERS CREDIT SERVICE, Inc. 407 Professional Bldg. Robert Y/Neel, Jr., Mgr. Household Loans Our Specialty - - Phone 519 U)AXS 120 TO $250 OR MORE M»/l9 on j-o'ir own siitnatur^—on auto—furniture—co-ma l<ers—• anyway that is convenient <o you. If a. loan -an Vie made we'll find a. way to Tiakc it. AU> KTXns OF PURCHASES FINANCED Kurnliurc. HcTriscrator. Washing Macnin°s. Upholstering. RaOinp, Vacuum Clp.mprs, Usert Cars. Car Repairs. Baby CarriaKe*. Coal. Camerns, Photo Supplies, Gun5, Boats. Outboard Motors. Lupgage. 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