Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 17, 1948 · Page 10
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 10

Cumberland, Maryland
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Friday, December 17, 1948
Page 10
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TEN EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 19dS_ Phone 4600 for a WAiNT AU X Baltimorean May Address Chamber Tom K. Reid Invited ' To February Meet Tbe Cumberland Chamber of Commerce has invited Tom K. Reid, vice president of McCormack and Company of Baltimore, to address the local sroup in February. C. Ph.illip Jolley, membership activities chairman, said the meeting •will be held February 8 or 10 at Ali Ghan Shrine .Country Club. - Reid Is a former national president of the Junior Association of Commerce, Jolley said. The membership committee re•ported 45 new applications verc approved. Miles G. Thomson, chairman 01 the highways and 'transportation committee, said efforts are still being made to secure adequate off- the-strcel parking facilities. R: A. J, Morrison, division superintendent, he said, has promised to confer with engineering officials of the B. and O. on the possibilities of the use of North George Street for that purpose. The Mercantile Bureau reported Christmas decorations for Baltimore Street cost $2,740.15 which includes the cost of the decorations, insur- »nce. erection, removal and current. The decorations arc reported to oe the most beautiful in this are* and can be used, with -additions, for a •.number of years. •" Eight organizations have namcc ^representatives to a Fund Appeals Review Board and others are ex- .pected to join the movement in the •near future. -. The December report of the Mary•land State Employment sen-ice noted 2,259 registrants (1.501 men, 158 •women. 903 veterans) and 232 place Warm Weather Causes Coal Industry To Slash Output PITTSBURGH — (ff) — There's lothing wrong with the coal industry that a little cold weather wont tix—at least that's the opinion ~o' operators. A nationwide survey today re- •ealed there's some unemployment ind reduced work .weeks in the Industry. But the situation is not the West Virginia and Pennsylvania operators, the biggest soft coal producers, say production is relatively normal. Pennsylvania producers take this attitude despite a report from John' Busarello, president of District No. 5, United Mine Workers, that some 2,500 miners—about ten per cent ol his district's membership—have been idle seven weeks. From Maryland comes a report by David Watklns, union international representative, that tiie earnings of sdinc 5,000 miners ml UMW District No. 16 have been ciu- in half in recent weeks, Thiits because of part-time operations, he says. _____ At the turn o£ the 20th Century, Ice-hockey was so popular in Ens- land it was considered a national past-time. - .._ there is n, -, plenty of coal being available for] .he asking. 'The soft .coal Industry ; low has some 70,000,000 tons :ibove' ground ready for the market. j Operators declart the big stockpile, and some of the unemployment, is due to unseasonably warm woather, a seasonal lull and yearend Inventories by big users. Truck and strip mining operations are principally, affected by the slight recession. - Soft coal .from truck and strip mines goes largely Into the domestic market which operators claim has been affected by mild weather. And much of the anthracite production also goes to. domestic users—much of it to New York city. ... " Some unemployment and reduced work weeks have been reported from Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky. Colorado and Maryland iu the soft coal areas. Pennsylvania's big anthracite fields face the probability of. a four-day work the'Penn- sylvania Anthracite Committee yesterday fixed a 723,000 ton production quota for the second consecutive week. That's the lowest-weekly quota in years and might mean .a %£ Here's a Gift He'll wear with pride! ~——^^•^•••^^^••••••••i^^^^M 6 1 BALTIMORE Rodents range in • size •. iron psymy mice, which rank unions the smallest of mammals, to the capybara. which is four feet lonp. TONIGHT'. VISIT WASHINGTON THIS SUNDAY ROUND $4.30 TRIP Including Federal Tax Lv. Cumberland 6:30 A.M. Return-Lv. Washington 8:30 P.M. or 10:50 P.M. Same Day ALWAYS SOMETHING DOING IN WASHINGTON TREAT THE FAMILY TO AN OUTING Ask Ticket Agent For Detoili Baltimore & Ohio R. R Enjoy Finer Flavor \ because 5 great qualities are wedded '• in this great •whiskey. MOW ONLY '3.52 '2.23 4/S BT. HUT BLENDED WHISKEY Hai Had No Peers For fifty Yean IIIXDED KHISKEt • 86 PROD! • W 6KMN H Eliml JPIIHTS. lnSEPHS.MHCHtCIIHPAKT.UADOIII.rA. CHRISTMAS SPECIALS AT CONCORD! WHITE DRE§S MINUS Reg. $3.98 Value You'll find a tremendous assortment of quality ^specials at CONCORD, where LOW OVERHEAD means LOW PRICES for you. 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