The Morning Herald from Hagerstown, Maryland on April 21, 1947 · Page 2
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Monday, April 21, 1947
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TWO The Morning Herald, Hagerstown, Md. ___^__ .Monchiy, April yi, J»17. County Man Dies .; In (rash Saturday (Continued from Page 1) rear of the truck just before the truck was going to make a left hand turn into Wilson Road. Longs were returning to the home of the man who was killed after attending a sale. Impact of the collision swerved the truck completely around on the road. The taxi skidded to the right into a bank and rolled over. The taxi was almost demolished and the truck was badly damaged. Attendants at the hospital said yesterday that the other nine victims of the crash are expected to recover. , James Long is a resident of the Wilson 'section in the county. He was born and reared at Big Spring, the son of John D. and Lucy (Hart) Long. Surviving are: Wife," mother; children, Russell, Mary Jane and Roger Lee, at home; sisters, Mrs. Florence Reed, Hagerstown; Mrs. Mary Mentzer and Mrs. Pearl Hovermale, Big Spring; Mrs. Rosie Doyle, Williamsport; Mrs. Jane Freeman, Waynesboro; brothers, Clarence, Richard and Mason, Hagerstown. The body may be viewed at the A. K. Coffman funeral home until this evening when it will be taken to the'home of his sister, Mrs. Reed. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at -2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. William Murray. Burial at Green Spring. Mother Of Five Gets High Honor New York, April 20 (/P) — Mrs. Frederick G. Murray of. Cedar Rapids, la., 72-year-old author and lecturer, today was named "American Mother of the Year" by the Golden Rule Foundation, which' annually makes such selections < in conjunction with Mother's Day. Mrs. Murray, mother* of " five children,, has devote'd , more than halt a century to speaking and writing in the interests of child welfare, the foundation said in announcing h'e r selection from among the state mothers named recently. GIVE TO FIGHT Washington County V Quota $12,000 Make Check* Payable to the American Cancer Society, Inc. Half «r Brfnn Contribution! to 14 West WaihlnQton^Street Office open 9 A. M. to 5 P. M. Mr*. Jack H, BeachJey General Campaign Chairman Mr. Thomas W. Pangborn Treaiurer ThU message contributed by SHOCKEY Furniture Company Explosions Rock Holy Land Towns Jerusalem, April 20 ({?)— A series of explosions rocked Jewish communities along the Palestine coastal plain tonight ami at least 12 persons, 10 of the;: British sol diers, were wounded iu the attacks attributed by British authorities to the Holy Land's Jewish underground. The British Army said a bomb was thrown into a motion picture theater in a leave center near Na- thanya, wounding six British soldiers. Four other soldiers were wounded, one of them seriously, when two military trucks were blasted by a road mine near Nathanya while enroute to investigate the theater blast. Earlier, two Arab Legion soldiers wer^ wounded when their truck hit a mine north of Haifa. Health Department Provides Clinic For Suspected Cancer Senate Tax Talks To Begin Tuesday (Continued from Page 1) on the Interior Department financing bill for the next fiscal year The Appropriations Committee is understood, to have reduced it considerably from the budget estimate of $300,000,000. 4. Foreign relief. The House is expected to take up the $350,000,000 bill to provide relief in war-torn lands. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will consider tt further on Tuesday. 5. Rent control. High on the Senate calendar for more than two weeks has been a bill continuing federal rent control through next February. A house rent bill is stalled in, committee on the issue of permitting a 10 percent general increase, which the Senate bill avoids. Fire Prevention Program Planned (Continued from Page 1) ing this city in a national competition for fire safety, the Chamber spokesman reported to the -Morning Herald. . . Hoover Contacted Fire'Chief Max Hoover was personally contacted, and he was unable to supply the Chamber committee with facts on the number of fires during 'the past year in relation to the' amount of property damage involved. The Chamber stated it has been informed that detailed records, maintained in many other cities of comparable sizei are not kept by many local fire companies. • In fact, the spokesman said, several sources were contacted for such facts, but at each place, the facts were unavailable. ^^^JJ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^-^^ Hagerstown Lumber Co. 700 Frederick Rd. Phon« 942 • - . Dlitributort of JOHNS-MANVILLE PRODUCTS An Apple A Day Will keep the- doctor - away . Martin's Cold Storage Phone 4137 MILLYS CLEARANCE COATS -- SUITS • T* I Steel and Aluminum VENETIAN BLINDS 60c per tquare ft. • Installed J. Ralph Fiery 66 W. Franklin St. For the Money You Need When You Need It See HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CHOO f 75 n 6 SE A MONTHLY PAYMENT FLAN Ffi J50 $5.02 9.23 id her* SIM S8.38 10.05 18.46 ttMCM* 93M S24.6S 29.70 54.93 ywm* 35* 537.11 45.65 88.48 Mi I1M* $73.15 89.98 174.39 Payments abott include cost, of the loan if repaid on schedule. Chargts on loans above S300 art made vndtr Ike Industrial Finance Lev Our charges cm all balances above S100 to S300 are Fes* than the full rate permitted by law. . . ' Need extra cash for bills, taxes, emergencies? Borrow $20 to $1000 at Household Finance Corporation—on note, car or furniture. No endorsers are needed. Take 12,15 or more months to repay, depending oh the purpose of your loan. Phone or come in today. Tunt in "THE WHISTLER" Africa's Top Mystery Show CBS-Wednesday Night 10 Public Square, 2nd Floor, Above L & B Hat Shop PHONE: Hagerstown 4170 ^-—--__ Loans made to residents oj nearby loans ^HOUSEHOLD FINANCE ^ <^?rs*/ir;>sr//rsrr'- ^ Here are four examples or the work that is conducted*at the cancer detection center of the Washington County'Health Department. (1) At the upper left, Mrs. Mae Cole Senger registers a patient for the clinic; (2) upper right. Dr. Edward Stafford Is giving a physical checkup; (3) lower left, a chest X-ray examination is supervised by Miss Eliza- beth .Ehlers: and (4), Dr. Stafford and Dr. Edward Richardson the examining doctors, discuss one of the cases. Hagerstown is currently engaged in a drive to raise funds for the work of the American Cancer Society. ' ^ Grand Exalted Ruler Of Elks Hurt In Crash Sistersville, W. Va,, April 20 (if) —Charles E. Broughtbn, 73, Sheboygan, Wis., publisher and grand exalted ruler of the B.P.O. Elks was hospitalized here today after an automobile accident marred his scheduled official visit to the local lodge. - . Broughton, publisher of the Slie- aoygan Press, was treated for severe shock and bruises, but was not seriously hurt. He is expected to return to his home late this week. . • He 'and three companions escaped more serious injury early today when the automobile in which they were coming here from Akron, O., left the road and overturned three times near Fly, O., about three miles west of here. Progress Is Made On Austrian Pact (Continued from .Page 1) mans in Austria would be repatriated in accordance wfth time lim- 'ts fixed by the Allied Control Council in Germany. The other cowers then went along with the Russian request that the Ministers direct the Control Council to take action necessary for repatriation. The Russian^ withdrew from* their position that the Allied Council in Austria and other control machinery should be kept in force while occupation troops are being evacuated following ratification of the treaty. This gave final agreement on the article providing for withdrawal of such troops in 20 days. The Potomac frhsofi Co. LEONARD SERVICES HELD YESTERDAY • New York, April 20 (#")—The fight gang said a last; farewell today to Benny Leonard, the retired and undefeated lightweight boxing champion of the world, who collapsed and died Friday night while refereeing at the St. Nicholas Arena—scene of many of his fistic triumphs. ' More than 600 mourners, most of whom had been associated with the boxing master when he wrote fistic history in the golden twenties, jammed &he Riverside Memorial Chapel for the simple funeral services' and thousands of other persons lined the streets.- DEVASTATING FIRE Tokyo, -Monday, April 21 (/P}— A wind-driven fire which raged through the inland city of lida, 100 miles west of Tokyo, was extinguished by rain early this morning after it destroyed almost 4,000 homes and left more than 17,000 persons without shelter, the II. 1 S. Eighth Army announced. TIN MAGNAT': DIES Buenos Aires, April 20 (IP)— Simon I. Patino, Spanish-Indian peasant .who turned a tin mine grubstake into one of the world's greatest fortunes and became the leading tin magnate of his time, died here today in hib Plaza Hotel suite. FATALLY INJURED ' Everett, Pa., April 20 (£>)—Thurman Smith, 30-year-old. farmer and school bus driver, died today of burns suffered when his automobile caught fire at Percei; near Flinstone, Md. Pennsylvania State Police said Smith apparently fell asleep in his parked car while smoking and the upholstering was ignited. He was overcome by fumes. GIFTS FOR PRINCESS Capetown, South Africa, April 20 (/p)—Princess Elizabeth, who will celebrate her 21st birthday tomorrow, will receive from the South African Government a gift of more than 400 diamonds, said to be among the world's finest and worth more than $50,000. The trees from which chicle lor chewing gum is obtained must he 70 years old before they are tapped and then can be tapped only every six or eight years, yielding material for about two and one half pounds of gum at every tapping. Any 6 or 8 Exposure Roll of Film Developed and Printed for 34 5 Hour Service Special Pricet on Enlargements ill's Toy & Novelty Store 11 South Potomac Street ; U.S. Will Battle Arab League Move Lake Success, N. Y., April 20 (/P) —The United Stales will fight an Arab League move to force a decision on Palestine at the coming special session of the United Nations '•.Assembly,', an .American spokesman said today. _ Disclosure of the American position, which corresponded exactly to the stand taken- by Britain, came as Faris El Khoury, Surian delegate and. chief Arab spokesman here, said he would formally file a requestwithin four days to put the whole Holy.Land issu e on the floor of the extra meeting opening April 28. NAVY MAN PROMOTED Joseph J. Stubits, USN, son of Mrs. Ignatz Stubits of Security, Md., has been advanced to fireman, first class, aboard the cruiser USS Providence. Stubits entered the Naval service June 20, 1946, and received his recruit training at the' Naval Training Center, Balnbrldge, Md~ SERVES ON CRUISER Robert W. Long, IS. seaman, first class, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Long of .Route 1,,Hagerstown, Md., is serving aboard the light cruiser USS Providence, which. ir x engaged in task force operations in the Mediterranean. -MAN ARRESTED C. E. Bowen, 2D, 100 block of West Antletam street, was arrested by city police over the weekend on a -warrant charging him with the larceny of a wallet containing $195 from Bruce-Huntsberger, 400 block of George street. PORTAGE SHOES $7.50 to $11.95 Loafer and "Pprto-Pedic" Styles John D. Myers & Co. The Men's Store of Hagerstown Ne wherry's KEEP PRIGES DOWN! "Let Us Serve You At A Saving" Hagerttown Loan & Thrift Corp. 138 W. Waihfnoton St. Ph.,197« NEW* UNREDEEMED Diamonds — Jewelry Military Watches Luggage — Binocular* Silrer - Sporting Goods Musical Instruments Harry's Loan Office U North Jonathan Street Telephone Strike Enters 3rd Weqk (Continued from Page 1) - beea putting pressure on company officials to make an' offer, without success. "They tell us that the -wage iJtu creases recently given in other industries do not affect them right vr." Warren .said. "They say these other increases hav e not as yet affected the market price for labor and they'can- not raise telephone wages-for the time "being:." . ' • Joseph A. .Beirae,- president ot the NFTW, commented that "it looks as it-ev'erybody in the United States must get a raise'before the companj gives us one." There are more than 15 million dial telephones in the United' States. •£ ^iiiimimtiiiimiiiiiitiiiiiimiiinimiiittiiiimiiimitiiHiiiiimiiiiimimMi^ Glass Coffee Brewers 5 £ 75 UI3 | Franklin Furniture Store I 13 W.. Antietam St. 1 r.iiiliiiituiiiiiiiimiiin iiiniiiiiinnit nniiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiin IIMM* CIO Announces SleelWage Pact (Continued from-Page 1) the basic steel industry. The union claims 850,000 members in nearly 1200 contracts in 'jasic steel and steel fabricating "plants. In other years, agreements reached in u.'S. Steel's union-negotiations have set the wage pattern for^the industry as a whole. The wage figure conforms to the pattern set in agreements by the United Electrical Workers, third largest union in the CIO framework. It roughly is the same offer made by General Motors to the United Auto Workers, which is sec- ond'only to the steelworkers in size in the CIO. ' This offer first was pronounced "not satisfactory" here last week by UAW President Walter Reuther, but he qualified this by "saying there would be further discussions in Detroit Monday. Union sources estimated the- raises will cost the corporation approximately $42,000,000 annually. Employes covered by the agreement work in these U. S. Steel subsidiaries: Carnegie Illinois Steel Corp., American Steel and Wire Co., Columbia Steel, National Tube Company and Tennessee Coal. Iron and Railroad Company. The two-year agreement—if ratified—will replace a contract which expired February 15 but was extended 75 days to April 30. Union sources point-id out that wage increases are in addition to the average hourly wage increase of 5.1 cents an hour agreed to last February in a joint union corporation-program aimed at wiping out wage inequities and compressing thousands .of job classifications. "This, the .hourlj wage increase for steelworkers since the first of the year is in excess of 20 cents," a union spokesman said. "Since February, 1946, the f increase per hour has been in excess* of 38V- cents." Dual Highway Work (Continued from Page 1) traffic. It-is understood there will be a stop Sgn placed to halt eastbound traffic coming into 'the intersection from Route •40... Westbound traffic-, enroute to Braddock H e i g h t s , Middletowri, etc.,-will proceed up the new. road for a.short distance, then make a left turn and enter a small connecting road of several .hundred feet in length. This road will 'carry the traffic back to' the old Route 40 west of the junction. .'...• This means that for a short distance" on Route' 40 just west of the junction there '• will be' only one- way traffic—eastbound^ '.•',: -.• With unusually favorable weather, the road may be completed" somewhat in advance of schedule, it is understood. ; , Many cars : have already traversed the new road to Hagerstown. HELD' FOR MPV Raymond H. Shantz, 7 26," was apprehended by city police yesterday and is. being held for military police on a charge of being AWOL from Mort Meade, -Md. He told police he IB a private in the army. Man Confesses He XHled Girl? Mineola, N. Y., April 20 (#>')— Nassau County district attorney James N. Gehrig said today that Anthony Papa, 27-year-old veteran dishonorably discharged ironi both ^ the Army and Navy, had confessed',,, the slaying last night of six year r old Rosemary Fusco, . who was * found in her bedroom with heri throat slashed from ear to ear. ' '£ Papa was arraigned shortly after £ he confessed, Gehrig said, and wag c held without bail for grand jury -I action. He has been charged with ^' murder in the first degree.-' ' # Rosemary's body was found by f her mother, Philomena, wheti she : i returned home shortly before' last £ midnight. The child's brother. Wil- : ? Ham, 9, who had been asleep in € another bedroom, knew nothing of > what happened. '"4 FAVOP DAYLIGHT SAVINGS Harrisburg, Pa., April 20 (#>)— 'The Pennsylvania State Chamber of Commerce reported at least ISO communities in Pennsylvania will observe Daylight Saving Time, starting next Sunday, April 27. IN MEMORIAM < BRIDENDOLPH— In memory of husband, Joseph M., who died April 21. 1945 and son, Rolliu E., who died April 21, 1927. In a lonely little graveyard Where the flowers gently,-wave. Lies the ones we loved so ••dearly, Whom no one on earth could save. Sleep on. dear ones, and take thy rest; ^ • • : The one v.'bo still thinks .of you Loved you the best. Adv. By .Wife and .Mother. RUMMAGE SALE SATURDAY Apr. 22 at Market House basement. Boonsboro Firemen. Aux. .; Adv. Immediate Delivery O.n New Civilian Middlekauff Motors 1301 Potomac Ave. Ph. 4147 PARKER 51 PENS and PENCILS 61 N. Potomac 6pp. City Hal! Phone 2100 "For the time of your life' SIG SMITH Watch Repair Specialist - 22 N. Potomac St. FUR STORAGE The Troy Laundry and Dry Cleaning Co. " Phone 988/987 FILMS DEVELOPED f 34c One "day service; HILL'S Toy & Novelty Store Seven-Up Bottling Go. 30 N, Proapect St. J.. E. Coons, Owner and Manager Phont 181 KAYBEE PEOPLE'S ... 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