Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 16, 1948 · Page 32
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THIRTY-TWO' Maryland Casts .Votes For Dewey : First Time Since 1908 ...Slate On Losing Side • ANNAPOLIS—(£>}—For the first time since'1908, Maryland this week cast-her eight electoral votes for the losing 'Presidential candidate. Republican electors met at the historic Colonial State House to vote-for Thomas E. Dewey, -who carried '.'.Maryland in tn ° November election by 8,293 votc.i. .'It doesn't make me too happy," Secretary of State Bertram L Boorie, a member of Governor Lane's .Democratic administration, told' the eight electors. - When one asked if any had held tie .honorary post before, 'Boone said no, "they'd have to be right old men." as Maryland faax gone Democratic "since 192S. The electors signed their names to-12- certificates, most of which •wffl.be forwarded to "Washington for-tabulation when Congress meets Jan. 6 to • elect President Truman officially. .They, also signed their votes in a century old brown calfskin leather foEo entitled,'"Record of the •Minnies "-of ..the Presidential Electors of Maryland." • . The "volume bears the .handwriting of all electors who.have, met at similar ceremonies -since .1840, »nd copies of state electoral college certificates dating Irom.l789;.-when Maryland cast six votes .for George ;w&shington and six for Robert Harrison. The. electors named Sherman Flanagan of Westminster; Insurance salesman, as their • chairman, • and George C. "Warner. Jr., Bethesda attorney, as vice chairman. ' PSC Asked To Delay Rate Increase By Mayor" • The 'Public Service Commission has .-been asked by Mayor Thomas S. Post to withhold any action in the request of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company for a temporary increase in telephone rates. The mayor wants the.PSC to wait until after public hearings on the request.- • In a telegram to Charters. Bosk-y, chairman of the commission, Mayor Post said: "It is the- opinion of Informed persons that such an increase Is not necessary at present." • Meanwhile, the mayor informed: council member* that he plans to re-introduce .a. resolution Monday protesting the proposed increase in telenh'one- rates. EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1948 Phone 4600 for a WANT 'AD Taker Th« State Boidi Commljilon of M»rr- l»n« Trill pur the *<"" «' Ono Hundred DoUin (J100.00) rewmrd to anyone ' I amllhlnr lnform»llon I»<Unr *o the »rr«at »nd conviction of »ny pmon or per»on«. who runorci, dnma(«i or de- f»MB.-&a7 To»d signs, ilrnals or rnkvk- cr» meted in AUef>ny Coonty, Maryland. InlonnnUon ihonld be fnrnlsn«d t> tho Xbtrltf, the MtryUnd State Polio* or the. Bute's Attorney's Office, •ff. tain Chaint, District Enylnttr STATE ROADS COMMISSION 3K« — Mr. Bile -MDGELEY ACTOBg BEADY—"Cracked Nutts,' .Ridgeley MgSi School Senior Class pltvy. wfti-be presorted' ,»t tlia school auditorium today at .8 .p. m. Do»i« Bhanholte, .Albert Burkhart, and Jackie .Nield are shown above as they rehearsed one of the 'Scenes. The comedy is being directed by Mrs. Betty Workman and Mias Barbara Babb, The first performance was given yesterday. Convicted For Tax Evasion BALTIMORE—Two mora persons were convicted-.and- sentenced to jail tenne yesterday for failing to Be 1-9*7 state Income tax returns. A third parson-was acquitted after ;os1imony by Dr. Manfred S. Guttmacher that he was a "moron" and unable to understand. Joseph M. AUar of Baltimore was ;entenced ; to one day in jail and Jined $200 by Criminal Court Judge Sennan M. Moser. The state said e had earnings'of .$5,629.71. Gerhart J. Boschen, also of Bal- Imore, .was given a two-day, jail ;erm and a $200 fine. His earn- That "Pickup" Lunch k AToite Delight at the STAR RESTAURANT Bortrniow I*. MicKoof Volandoi, Prop ln«s totaled $6,14* prosecution, said.. After Dr. Gmttmacher had told the court the third man -was a "moron" .with an I. Q. of 64, the defendant's attorney said—for good measure—he "can't follow the plot of a western movie." I Judge Moser replied that Jve "can't I understand such movies myself,: much less follow the plot." Bats are now used for pregnancy tests because they cost only 40 last yea-r, the;cents and give ths report in two hours. CHRISTMAS SUGGESTIONS • Cedar Cbesli • Studio CouohM • Easy Chairs • Living Room Suites • Bed Room Suites • Oil. G*s, Coal Heater* and Rnnjjcd „ w» Baby Hi(h Chairs and Beds f\ • Electric Refrigerators • Wanb- X Injf Machine* • Kitchen CablnoU in • Brcukfnnt Sell • S m o k c r » * • Sewinf MnchlnBi •Pianos 5 • Radint 5 Any article you need c&n be supplied by us Peoples Furniture Store REINHART'S T1w Rccoa"i«d Leading House 5 Furnishers in Western Md. » 17 Baltimore Street 3»MlMt»i; Prescriptions We Deliver Free Up to 3 Miles By Auto and Bicycle We Mail Your Prescription or Send by Bus Within 50 Mile Radius Just Call 3646 or 943 Walsh-McCagl) Pharmacy MARYLAND'S LEADING PRESCRIPTION STORE 101 N. Centre St. Free Delivery OPEN-..EVENINGS 'TILL NINE FOR LOUNGING LUXURY GIVE HIM A LINED RAYON ROBE This is one of those luxury items- .he rarely buys himself .... always puts it off in hopes someone will fake the hint. Well, don't let him.down . . . This Christmas, make his gift a'. rich rayon jacquord .robe—with smooth rayon lining. We have small, medium and large sizes in maroon.or Blue. Other Rayon Robes $17.50 to $35.00 Wool Robes $15.00 to $25.00 Open 9 Till 9 Every Evening Till Christmas Beautiful 15-in. Mamc doll with teeth. Magic- skin arms ancMegs. Drti- sed in beautiful organdy dress. • • Reg. A QO 5.29 0.30 Molded of sturdy composition turning head, arms and legs, cotton sun suit, shoes and socks. Attractive Doll Choose Hor Favorite at Sears Kftr. 1 on 15%-in. "fall 3.20 £»*» Ev«iy Irtrf* tot low* thorn. Cotton ih»ff*d body, rubbflrixad ikin. Charming cotton outfit. G«f hor ortv rwvr! Magic Skin Baby She's perfectly adorable! Caring for her is a special pleasure because her soft skin feels almost human to touch. 14" inches of magic skin loveliness. Moulded 5 .98 I f Grown-up Doll AltrocHve, Soft Mohair Wig Rubber Arms, Legs.: O" Sweit little girl! Her dream comt true. Complete Mogic Skin body, plastic head. .Dressed in:''• cutt organdy dress, bonnet. Soft Cotton DcM At Sears, only * Any little girl would love this 12- inch, cotton stuffed doilie. Mask face, yarn curls, dainty print dress and ribboned bonnet. "Happitime" Doll Darling tirrfe Girl W'rth Hair 14-in. Toll 8 29 A grown-up .doll joit b«r ao«l Soft cotton stuffed body, rubber ormi/leoi. Organdy c!l ' e »' bonnet, flonn«l coot. Doll With Voice Cries When You Pick Her Up Dressed ^ 2.59 Cuddly soft coHon stuffed body/ com- pojilion head, armi, legs. 1514-in. toll. Dressed in cm organdy dress, bonn«T, l Rubber Skin Doll Drinks, and Wets Her-Panties 12-in. Toll JM' 2i69. Soft colton iiuff»d body, lifs-lik« rub- ' • bor ikin armi, l«si- Go-lo-il«ep flla^ jcrw «ye». Every tofj dream'dolll Indoor Light Set Series Wired with Eiglv Lamps Adjustable ••• Marry charm for your Chrisfmaj tree! Adjuitabl* "berry heodj" hold lampj iccurely to branchei. Uses C6 lamp*. Regular Tinkertoy I 16 Build} hundred* of toyi. 12 6-pc. »el of whif• birch. ] Packed "m fib*r- board; mefol tub*. Kitchen Cabinet All Metal 198 Contains tiny br«ad board, rolling pin, cake pan and pie plate, as well as packaged "food." 2 doors open and shut. Crayon, Paint Set K«C. 89c Sati every young imagionrion frtel Includtti crayon}, paint, brush and -picture!. Boxed. Big Hi-Lo Blocks 30 Pieces O*IY 98C A "must" for every toddler. Smooth harmlessly colored blockiwith raised, clean-cut animal pictures and large capital letters. All Metal Tea Set 29c BrJghily colored, 12 ploco »et of un- brookablo metal. Perfect for *very Itrtlo hoiteisej. Tpy Station Wagon Convertible J49 Looks just like the most, striking convertible you ever saw! The tup goes up and down; thc-back.apenl end closes. Rubber tirci. 1 Mechanical ] Toy Racer f/ 0r 39c Wind it up with attached koy *nd away ih« go*t. $ inches long. Bright assorted colon. FAMOUS LIONEL EQUIPMENT We carry a complete line of Lionel Trains and equipment including the famous "Scout." Prices range from 15.95 to 58.75. We also have-a complete assortment of Lionel constructive kits with prices from 3.95 to 19.95. ' PHONE 5100 179- BALTIMORE ST. \

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