Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 17, 1948 · Page 6
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 6

Cumberland, Maryland
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Friday, December 17, 1948
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'SIX EVENING .TIMES. CUMBERLAND, MD.. FlU.DAY, DECEMBER 17, 19-18 Phone 4('iOO For a WANT AD Taker Aliegony Hospital Aid Society Entertains at Christmas Party The Ladies' Aid Society of Alle gany Hospital held a Christinas celebration in the form of n covered dish luncheon Wednesday afternoon at the Nurses Home, Decatur Street. The hall was festive with traditional decorations of holly, poinsct- tias, pine boughs, rhodedendron and lighted candles in Yule logs and R large Christmas tree, from which gifts were distributed to each guest Mrs. William B, Lee impersonated Santa Claus. Luncheon was served at small tables decorated with miniature Santas and candles. Tiny poinsettia cups were given as favors. Mrs. George Hughes presided at the coffee table. Mrs. John Wempe extended greetings. Miss Adelaide Hession was chair man of the entertainment program which consisted of games and carol singing, with Mrs. Mortimer Nehrlng as accompanist. During the party a call was made to the proup by. Sister Angela, sup- erindent. of the hospital: Sister Mary Bernard, superintendent of nurses, and Sister Maude and Sister Amelia of the hospital staff. Sister Amelia thanked members of the Aid Society for their work and cooperation. Special gifts were awarded to Mrs. Thomas P. Conlon and Mrs. Agnes Barley. Mrs. Nehrinp was general chairman of the party, assisted by Mrs. John Stevens, president: Mrs. Nelson Russler, Mrs. John Cavanaugh, Mrs. W. P. Kerber, Mrs. Ralph Leonard, Mrs. H. C, Peck, Miss Margaret Norton and Miss 'Jane Mattingly. The next business,session will be held January H when officers will be elected. I JGaietyClubWiil Hold Oyster Fry; Guests Mrs. Pettie The GAIETY CLUB mat at the home of Mrs. Helen Pettie, Avirctt Avenue, a recent evening. Mrs. Helen Thomas, presided at the business meeting 1 . It was decided to hold an oyster fry nt the next meeting. January 7. Tlie committee in charge will include Mesdames Abbie Brown, Ada Short, and Anna Dawson. Tiie degree staff was named nnd include Mesdames Shirley Short, Lou Freeland and Dorothy Smith. Mrs. Goldie Minr.icks was appointed sentinel. Refreshments were served by the hostess nnd jingle gifts exchanged. Entertainment was informal. There v/ere 13 members present. The next meeting- will be held at the home of Mrs. Evelyn Bird, Beall Street, January 7. 8 p. m. WiHisons Entertain Twlggtown Homemakers Mr. and Mrs. J, Nelson Willison irere hosts at a meeting of tho Twiggtown Homemakers Club at their fifth annual Christmas party recently ai home. Guests from families in the community were present. Miss Rose Ann Willlson, da lighter of the hosts, (rave an account o' the National 4-H Congress held In Chicago recently, A vesper service for the more than 1,500 boys «.nd girls attending, a sightseeing trip through the National Harvester building, and broadcasts by Fred Waring, Judy Canova and Gene Autry and the National Biirn Dance were some of the events .she recounted. Miss Maude A. Bean showed pictures of the Gay Nineties pngeant and announced that Rose Ann had won $200 scholarship for her work in remodeling her bedroom. She »lso announced ihat the Allegnny County Homemakers Council has :i scholarship fund from which any Homemaker or child of a Homemaker in the county can secure help for any project they undertake. The home was decorated in Christmas greens and red candles. Refreshments were served. Miss Mary Hartman Christmas Program To Be •—^ '^7p;?^bHeldAtFi re tPr«byten_an_ Old town S.S Wi Present Cantata ,,.,,„, ii> The annual Christmas program of Miss Mary Hartman was elected j,,,., chu| . ch Schoo , of thc First Presbyterian Church will be hnkl ,. .,. ,,-.,., ,- >in the sanctuary Sunday at G:45 conjunction the Christmas dm-' p _ m The ^^ pl . ot ,,, lnl hfl , bci;n president of the Women s Sport Ciub at the business session held in ner and Card party Wednesday ;it thc Ali Chan Shrine Coun- i.ry Club. Other officers who will serve with; L i; :e or Christ", of ih Miss Hartman are Mrs. Eugene-; riculuni. Gerkins, vice president; Miss Annj John cuni.ral ihr-me,; "ChriMt Is Born". :i.s presented in) the- first quarter study bool;. "The: i- cur e , . _, r ., . ' Sunday morning at 9:30 the The Young Adult Class of Ba vis 'church Sclloo ; of l!lc Fi rs t Baptist Memorial Methodist Church, Uhl Church. Bedford Street, will pre- Young Adult Class Ichristmas Pageant Wi Be Entertained^ i^.^ Q . ^ Bapt|St Sunday held its Christmas pr.rty Civic Glub Holds Yule-Luncheon The American Home Group of the Woman's Civic Club was in charge of the Christmas luncheon held yesterday at the home of Airs. A. N, Goladay, 403 Washington Linda Lee Stewart Feted on Birthday Mr. and Mrs, Glen Stewart entertained a group of children at a birthday party for their daughter, Linda Lee, at their home. 508 Hill Street, a recent evening. Decorations carried out the holiday motif and • birthday cake with one candle centered the table. Attending were Sharon Bell. Susan Bell, Ernest Huff. John Mower, William Mower, Nancy Mower, Vivian Nelson, Lois Mower, John Mackert, Stephen Mackert Mackert, Lincia Mackert, and Mrs. Wilbur Bell, Mrs, Erent Huff, Mrs. John Mower, Mrs. John Mackert, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. A-. R. Cessna, Miss Edna Hounshell, Robert F. Nelson and Robert Cessna. Duke Memorial C/as5 To Entertain Sunday The Duke Memorial Men's Bible Class will hold a Christmas party ind program Sunday at 9:45 a. m. at Central Y. M. C. A. Ladies and children will be entertained: A program will be presented by the Allegany High School Octet. tinder the direction of Miss Joyce Bestwick, Wilton Syckes. violinist, nr.d the Smith Triplets, accordionists. A treat will be held for children. The committee includes Charles Wiebel, F. W. Preaskorn, William Keller, Harry Jamison and Walter McKee. Howard Pen-in is teacher of the class. Mrs. Allan C, Fisher was chair- nn. assisted by Mrs. J. H. Lichtenstein, Mrs, L. H. Shafferman, Mrs. G. Prank Malin, Mr.s. Carl A. Young-, Mrs. Miles G. Thompson, Mrs, Y-'ylie M. Paw. Mrs. Joseph M. Miller and Mrs. Frank W. Schulte. Mrs. Henry C. Swearing-en was chairman of the program and gave a reading. "Introduction to Christmas Carols." Mrs. Harry J. Barton led the singing of carols, and Mrs. William H. Long-well recited Van Dyke's "The Other Wise Man.' A telegram was read from Mrs. Wiliam A. Douglas, president of the club, who is on a trip to the south unable to attend. Mrs. William Thompson, a charter membor. attended and was given special re-i cognition. Majority Association Plans Holiday Dance At a recent meeting' of the Majority Association at the Ali Chan City Club plans were discussed for a holiday dance and also toy distribution on Christmas Eve. Committees were named for both projects-, i The dance will be held "December: 23 at the Ali Chan Country Clubi with the Jimmy Andrews Orchestra i playing. John Kirkpatrick is chair-! man assisted by Henry Kline, Warren Cook and William Taylor. Homer wise is chairman of the toy distribution assisted by James; Lottig, secretary, and Miss Beatrice Smith, treasurer. Mis.s Helen Hardinger presided. The dinner for the retiring officers will be held next month with Mr.s. Edward Diehl, Mrs. Martin Sharp and Mrs. Fremont Dellir.ger in charge. Miss Hartman will also name the new committees at the January 17 meeting at Central Y.M.C.A. During the coming year meeting's will be held the third Monday of the month. Bowie.jjgjjieacher and yellow flow- civs centt.~? the table, and the holiday motif was also carried out with a. Christmas tree and favors of Santa heads. Covers were laid for 34 members a'.ici guests. Jingle gifts were exchanged, A card party followed the meeting and prizes were awarded to Miss Mildred Abbott, Mrs, Clarence Fletcher, Mrs. Gerry Hoff, Mrs. Fritz Palmer, Mrs. Sara, Kelly, Miss Margaret Ruehi. Mrs, Ber.ny Lavin and Mrs. Charles George. Miss Hilda Ruehl and Miss Jeannette Bonig were guests. The committee in charge of arrangements for the party included Mrs. G-erkins, chairman, Mrs. Joseph Fe'.ton and Miss Ann Lottig. Events Briefly Noted Club t ai: The South End Democrat will hold a public dar.ce tonij 332 Virginia Avenue. A bake sale will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1 Price Furniture StO Centre Street, by Centre Street School PTA. The Potomac Park Homemakers Club will hoid a Christmas Jingle party at the home of Mrs. R. H. Kaske at 7:30 tonight. The El Fidel Club will hold its Christmas dar.ce tonight at Elda from 9 until 1. The Goodfellowship Ciub will hold a seafood feast at the club rooms, Virginia Avenue, tonight. Thc Child Guidance Club will hold a Christmas party tonight nt I.lie home of Mr.s. Kenneth Shaffer, Conrad Avenue. The Mother's Club wi',1 hold n dance tonight at the Cumberland Country Club. The Centre Street P-T. A. will hold a bake sale at 1 p. in. tomorrow at 116 North Centre Street. S. Gridley. organist, wi'.l play Christmas hymns as a prelude. Thc Primary Department will dm-1 matize, "A Home in Palestine Before' Jesus' Birth", showing the observance of the "Feast of Lights". A Plavlet, "O Come Little Children" will be directed by Mrs. J. Wallace Close, superintendent of the Primary Department, The Kindergaj-ten nnd Nursery Departments will sing several songs and the story. "The Wise Men", will be told by Mrs. George A. Reuschlein, superintendent of the Kindergarten Department. Thc songs will be led by Mr.s. John B. Waugh, superintendent, of t-hc Nursery and Cradle Roll. The Intermediate and Senior Departments will present tablea.ux, "If Christ Had Not Been Born" and "Whore Christ Is Not Known Today", Ann Dixon will sing, "Fairest Lord Jesus". Henry Lowery is superintendent of the Intermediates and Mrs. Gilbert M. Miller, superintendent of Thc Senior Department. The Juniors will portray .1 Christmas worship service, "Living Pictures" and "An Antiphon o;' Giving", Mrs. Luther L. Htittcr is superintendent of the Junior department, White gifts and it special Christmas offering will be received at this service. The program is under the general supervision of Mrs. Alvin B. Storey, superintendent of the Church School, and Lewis ,1. Ort, assistant; superintendent. Fifty young people of the Old town Methodist Sunday School will pai- ticipare in a caniat.t ;i:iJ candlelight service at the Old town Church i Sunday at 7:30 p. m, Thc lirogr.-i.ii will be under '-he direction of Mr*. Kathleen Summer? wilh Mr.s. Siio Gmevan as accompanist. Mary will be portrayed by ';lara- belle Schaidt; Joseph. Gerald Allen: children. Judith Alii-n ar.d Beverly Bender: angel. Janice Mothers: .shepherds, Joe Brown. Irvin and Gary ShroLtt: kings. Hubert Davis, Thomas Miller and Jr.inns Twigg; candle bcai-ers. Jacqueline 1 Largent ar.d Joanne .ii'.cl Header, Marion Davis. There will be musical .-.elections by Eugene and G.'bert Ziiinr.ermnr., gi;ilar a:ici mandolin duet; guitar, i .solo. Judith Alien, and an acrorrlionj due!.. Mrs, Donaia Steckman and j Shirlev Allen. I sent thp Christmas pageant. "As With Gladness Men of Old," Miss Man- J. Sowerby will direct, by Mis.s Mary Moxlcy, Mis. Glenmore Rice and Mr.s. Harry Tritt. Airs. Daniel Sherk will be in charge of costumes nnd Mrs. Kathryn Carson and Robert More- :ii the home of Mrs. Robert ".'. Your.!;. 51G Cumberland Su-ei't. ••> rvcent fvoniiiB. Gnnies featured the entertainment program and refreshments '' V prescnt C werD Mr. and Mrs. Wi'.-'land will be in charge of music. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. William! As the pageant opens with a Kimble, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kir.iblo.; trumpet solo. "Silent Night! Holy .Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Mr.:Night", by William Miller. Jr., !,\vo nnd Mrs. Prank Lewis, Mr. and: renders, Mr, and Mrs. Pearson Gil- i-Jrs. Carl Bierman. Mr. and Mr:;.!bert, lake their places near a Lloyd E Norris. Mr. and Mr.s. Paul \ Nativity tableau showing Mrs. Rich- RiRg-leman. Mrs. Genevicve Long; nrd Matlick as the Virgin Mary Mrs. Virginia. Shank. Mrs. Elizabeth nnd Richard Matlick as Joseph. Schwcninger. Mrs. Nellie Abbott. Biblical characters then advance to Mr.s. Grace Tipton, Mrs. Marion present their gifts :o the King. The Siebert, Marilyn Tipioii. Pa'il Mon-'narrative is carried by choral read- nett Ruth Nev.-comb, Lloyd Norris. i ing, and an octet composed of Mrs. Jr ' Linda Riggleman. Mnrcelln iBenton Filler. Mrs. Gilbert Mark- G:iVlnnd, Wanda Lonp. and Virgiiiui: wood. Mrs. Ray Shirclifl'e. Mrs. Ted I.echlitcr. i Hughes. Mrs. Harry Tritt. Walter Anderson and Robert Moreland. \ consecration service conducted V the Rev. O. Afton Linger will cor- I elude the pageant. I Others who will take part follow • Shepherds, Jerry Matlick, Wendel. i Gross, and Robert Matlick; Wise 'Men, Jesse Judy, Ernest McCullough 'nnd Rny Hamner: Simeon, George iPitllioin; Anna, Mrs. Jesse Judy: Widow, Mrs. J, A. Tritt: Wom Iwith the Alabaster Box. Mrs. Rob- j ert Matlick-; Hannah and son. Mrs. ! Harold Shaner and son. Harold. Jr, | Paul. William Miller; angels, Shir- llcy Livengood, Betty Courtney, Syl; via Miler. Prances Knight, Lucy j Jean Clark, and Roberta Mark-wood. Assisting with the setting are Theodore Sachs, John Clark, Henry T. Humphreys and C. W. Teubner. Iceland, when discovered by thf Scandinavians around 850 A. D_ had long been inhabited by a smal: colony of Irish Culdees. Friendship Club JL: iium LUIJIU:- pv . >—•, o'clock at the DlSCUSSCS 1-01711110 'i-e, 11G North ~> choir of Trinity Lutheran Church at 7 p. m. Sunday in the church hall. Smith ar.d North Centre Street. The group will attend the degree work of Cumberland Chapter of DeMolay, December 22, .-it Masonic Tcmple'and will play the DeMolay basketball team on January 4.- Officers Elected By Young Bus/ness Women Officers were elected by the Young Business Women's Club at a meeting recently at the Jinme of Mrs. Charles S. Catherman, Sr., The Dingle. They are Miss Bernadette Flora, president: Miss June Friend, vice president; Miss Doris Twijg, secretary; Miss Joan Spicher, treasurer; Miss Mary Collins, chaplain, and Mr.s. Ida M. Lindsay, advisor. Plans were mode by Miss Spichc-r to distribute toys and .baskets of food to needy families at Christmas, A Christmas party concluded the meeting. The program featured Miss Melva Bagatti, Miss Evan- jjcline Engle, Miss Flora. Miss Mary Cttiero and Miss Twigg. Carols were sung and refreshments served. The Christmas theme was carried out in the dec-orations. /. L. G. W. U. Dance Tonight A danco, sponsored by thc I. L. G. W. U. Local 434, will be held tonight from 3 to 1 at the Woodman Hall, Union Street. The Starlighters Orchestra will p'.ay. The committee in charge is composed of- Mrs. Elsie Jones, Miss Esther Billmyre. Mrs. Winifred Browning, Miss Malda Bender and Miss Virginia Brant. Yu e Activities The Friendship Club held a meeting a. recent night at the iioni'- of Mrs. Pearl Metz. 837 Columbia Ave-. nuc. with Mrs. Gertrude Young | i.TCSiding. j Holiday activities were discus-red j and sacred readings given-by Mrs. j Walter Dilfer and Mrs. Philip Hartung 1 . Attending were Mrs. Richard W, Trevaskis, Mrs. Leonard Pitts, Mrs. Mis.s Ruth Richards, daughter of Mr. and Mr.s. Thomas Lohr Richards, 8-43 Mt. Roya! Avenue, will arrive honve tomorrow from t'::c College of WOOSUT, Wooster, Ohio, to spend the Christinas holidays. Miss Richards is a junior a.t the college. .Miss Helen Lee Sit'/.ler. student at Ponn Hall junior College. Cham- biT.sburg, Pa., is home for the holidays with iicr parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Richard R. Sitzler, 303 Schley Street, Mr. and Mr.s. will.irri Conner and family. Winchester. Va.. returned home after .spending the past few days with thc former's brother and family. Mr. and Mr.s. Josoph Conner and daughter, Sharon Jo, 461 Goethe Street. David Millc:'. Piedmont AVIMHIC. iiati received word nf i:hc death of lis brother! Abncr Miller, Waynes- ourg. Pa. Charles V. Wiebel, Scdgwick Street, is a patient in Memorial Hospital where he underwent an opera'.ion. Miss Elizabeth Ann Bete, daugh- Bori.rnm Ehrbar. Mr.s. Geor^-j I,,-T of Mr. and Mr.s. Raymond T. Bi/U'. LaVale; Miss I-iclun Delano 3owii\ daughter of Mr. • and Mrs. .Douglas R. Bowie, 1'2'J Wns'ningto'.i Gertrude Young. Mrs. John Schluni.. j Street: and Mis.s Ann Rtynol.'is, Mrs. Pearl Mi-w, Mi's. Gi!OV£2 He:-si daughter of Mrs. Knighl, Reynolds. ft2-1 Buckingham .Road, will rcti: Inline I'm!n Stiiphen.s College. Columbia, Mo., today. Mrs. Lawi-ence Midd'.ecainp, j Mrs. Arthur Peterson. Mi's. Helen! Dilfer. Mr.s. Charles Mi's, i and Miss Helen Wilcinan. The meetinu closed wii.'n reel-I tation of Hie Lord's Pnivrr. : . ift . . just for you! . . . yes, you con hcve a gift' that is yours clone. Our new collection of holiday hats are mere beautiful than ever before. So this year, why not be different. Give your- seif an exciting creation by jack hayes originator of fine millinery 228 N. Centre—Open from 9 A.M. to 9 P M.—Ph. 951 ~. . that French accent Christmas Program Sunday at St. Mark's A Christmas program will be pre- *cmed by the Beginners, Primary and Junior classes of the Church School of St. Mark's Evangelical and Reformed Church at 7:30 Saturday night at the church. The program will be under the direction of Mrs. L. L. C!err, and Mrs. Mabel Schack. A recording of "The Messiah", by the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and chorus of London, will follow. The South has a longer growing .season and more abundant rainfall than the Midwest. . . . Unless Midwestern farmers adopt more effective measures for protecting their God-given heritage of productive soil. It is not inconceivable that future generations will look south when they speak of the great American corn bell. | Camera Repairs >• | Film Finishing CURLS CAMERA SHOP ' Sawyer Vlewmasters and Reel: Your Kodak Store 35 N. Liberty St. Phone 4040-W dainty, exciling, saucy little dreis fhat will surely turn all eyes to her. In solid broaddo'n, pla'd ginghaifl and while pique collar end cuffi. Sizes 3-6* .".'•?.3 N. Liberty St. Phone 4576 OPEN EVENINGS TILL 9 P. M. UNTIL CHRISTMAS CORDUROY SUITS For A GIRLS CHRISTMAS 16 95 Here are the famous Peskin corduroy suits so popular with high school and college girls. Their longish, smartly tailored jackets boast club collars and button 10 the neck. The comfortable six-gore skirts flare gracefully from the hips. They are here in bright red, grey and other colors, in every size from 12 to 18 and are just the thing for mid-winter knockabout wear; for Christmas gifts. MAIL ORDERS FILLED PESKINS SECOND FLOOR Skelched. stock at Paslcins /"* —+- Toast of the holiday week . . . You in your -party-goer dress . . . "gala-fashioned" with fabulous beading and bows; bustles and drapes that smack of Cinderella and fairyland! Enchantingly feminine . . . in bewitching colors that make mistletoe your guiding light!! . . . and for the junior miss ... bewitching blouse and skirt combinations So intriguing . . . yet so practical! Combinations of dressy skirts and blouses for wear everywhere GRACE M. FISHER i' W 11 S. LIBERTY ST. • CUMBERLAND I i s

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