Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 23, 1948 · Page 11
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Local Comics Classified The Neicspaper For The Home Memb >ciated Press THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1948 Second Section Orphans Court Probates Will Bakery Head Substantial Bequests ;; Made By Frank E. Smith To Widow and Others The will, of Prank E. Smith, presi- ^jent and general manaEer of the Community Baking Company, who died recently. Was prq- . bate this morning in Orphans Court His widow, Mrs. Viola Elizabeth Smith, was left the residue of the • estate, and a number of relatives »nd organizations were bequeathec amounts in excess of $65,000 'under terms of the document. . • John A. Kreillnc, vice president and treasurer of the baking firm was left ten .shares of preferred stock in the company and'500 share; of common stock.. ' . _,-' • John C. McCullough, a nepMw Carrie White Schade, sister-in-law "Virginia Godwin, a niece, and Krelling were left $5,000 each.; Bequests of $3,000 each were made to Prank H. HimrrJor, of Pittsburgh, a nephew; Mrs. Mary White Ingram, slster-ln-law. .Katie Smith. 1'Moxiey and Daisy Smith Himmler, both of Pittsburgh; Mrs. Lillian Smltb/Kauth, of Washington, Pa.; Mrs. Elizabeth Smith Dlehl.. this city, all !sistcrs of the deceased; Charles'.Smith, this'city, a brother; Lena White Brockey, 1 . a sister-in-law; Walter" W. Whiter'a brother-in-law;' Elizabeth McCullough,. a niece and'.-Betty Lee Schhindt, were each left $2,000..- . The Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children at Philadelphia . was bequeathed $10,000 as a memorial to Mary Louise Schade. A bequest of SIO.'OOO .was made to the Masonic Home for the-Aged at'Cockeysyille, Md.; S2,000'. was'-left each to the , local Salvation . Army., organization and the national 'organization;, the Maryland Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, was Jeft 45,000: the Cumberland Free Public Library -was left $1,000; St. Luke's'-Lutheran Church was bequeathed $2,000. • . -" His widow and.tne Liberty Trust Company were named executors of the will.' ' Young Mother Still Missing? Officers Say No leads have been uncovered in the' disappearance..of- Mrs. Marcella Murray, of CorriganyiU.e^.who^was reported missing-lrom>her home';Jast Thursday Dight^Sttttei^oHcoJsaid today. ' "" ll; "-. ;-;,":.":'•::.•'•',•,"./... The yuong mother';'wife, of .George Murray, barterider',at',th'e Corriganr vflle Pire Company.'ySs-^S/years.old, e feet, four inches' : tall''and;weighs k pounds. Police said Mrs. Murray, who vls- Jted her husband at his work at 11:30 Thursday night, was,.'seen walking on the road to her homo shortly before .midnight. ; •A' neighbor said the woman was seen sitting in the kitchen of. her home'at 12:30 a.m. .When her husband came hcme later after finishing work -at the fire hall, he said he found the coat 'she had worn to the hall hanging in Its regular place, and discovered her pockctbook on a chair. Since the report of her disappearance, members -of the fire •company, police and neighbors have conducted a search of the Wills -Creek. Deep pools have been dredger after several firemen reported finding ' the woman's footprints leading to the itream. Mrs. Murray Is,the' mother of. two children, one IB months old-'and another-about three years.old... Her. husband's sister is caring for them. The missing woman; whose maiden name .is Murray,, came.'to Corriganville from Pocohontas, Pa'., over ten years ago. During the war she was "employed at the. Kelly-Springfield-Tire Company making ammunition. . . -Relatives in Pittsburgh and .Akron who have been' contacted say they have not seen or heard from her. Local Couple Receives N ' Call From Son In Japan Mr. and Mrs'..Melvin S.-Heller, of 1008 Gleitwood Street, ^received a telephone • call .-this ,morning from their son, Pfc..Elaine; Heller, from Kokyra, Japan;. ., ' Pfc.-Heller, who' has 'been- overseas lor two years,' is' -stationed with Headquarters, 24th- Infantry 'Division. GETTING A GOOD EOOK—A Ridgeley' pair teamed up at last night's dedication of .Cumberland's Community Christmas tree -in; Riverside 'Park to get'a good look, at the ceremony. Carl Showers is on'tbp and is being held by Ronald Mc- Fadderi'. Several thousand .persons were present. Forecaster In Doubt About Holiday Weather The weatherman -is having trouble making up his mind about a "White Christmas" for Maryland. Fathers Kelly v Graebenstejii Monsignori ^__ Two former .Cumberlanders now He 'reports / "part".'of • the" trouble is i serving as . pastors of-;Catholic last week's'.storm- which'., wrecked'churches'-inNWashington.^the Rev. jOlephone lilies income sections and is making communication from the North Pole difficult. ' -.;' .. "I always like to get.a-final patch from Santa -'-Glaus'- .before making a Christmas prediction," said' the Weatherman. • "So fax nothing has come, through." For tomorrow he made a forecast of. "cloudy and moderately cold" and a«"an .after, thought added "with Homo snow or rain likely to.fall." Local Man Fined For Firing Gun Ralph '' White, 443 Central Avc- nue. was fined $10'and "costs today in Ridgeley by .Justice of the Peace C. A. Jewell lor firing a gun while demon'strating the weapon to a potential- purchaser, D. C. Bonner, aldgeley. Both men were arrested on a warrant obtained by Mrs.- Thomas VanSant alter the gun-was discharged in the. basement. of Bonner's store on Saturday. The woman, who..lives in' a second floor apartment over the store, 'said she saw Bonner: flre 'the ; -weapon into She air. ' During the,. course of White's 'sales talk" .the local man fired the gun into'a pile of .-ashes for-demonstration purposes, Bonner reported. White was arrested '• yesterday by City Police. A similar -firearms 'charge • against Bonner was.dismissed. .Chicken, Turkey Prices To Be Higher For Holiday Chicken and'turkey-prices, will be nlgher for Christmas than, at Thanksgiving," local merchants resort. . •' Prices on holiday birds -will be from two to five cents a pound..higher, than a month ago. The general price range is from 79 toV89 cents a pound, for turkeys, and approximately- ••• 75- ' cents- for. chickensN roasting br. : William-E,. Kelly and the : Rev. Henry F? ; 'Graebensteln, have-been elevated to the rank of Monsignor by.Pope.Pius:XII. • , ' '•' , ' '.. Announcement that the .two'na-. tives of Allegany county were advanced to the rank of domestic, prelate with the title of "Right Reverend Monslgnor" was made today by His Excellency'; ;,the Most Rev.. Patrick A, O'Bdyle, Archbishop"'"o'f Washington... • •'...' The Holy Father's action .was disclosed- to' the f.rchbishop' by the Most Rev. Amleto Goivanni Cicognani, -apostolic delegate' to the "United Slates. . . . ' Both Father Kelly and; Father Graebensteln are v.'el'.y- known in .Cumberland .where they spent- most of their-boyhood. Father Kelly was born in the Vale but during: his grade school days and was a member ' of'the St.-Mary's to the priesthood in' 1917 and is now, pastor of St. Martins Church. 1902': North Capitol Street, Washington,--During his career he has. also s'erved.'at churches, in .Hancock, .Brmswick and Westminster. . ' • Father Graebcnstein, born on the family .farm east,of Cumberland off Route 40, attended St. Patrick's parochial school here and was ordained "in. 1922.' He is now pastor of the Holy Comforter Church, East RomneyArea Robbery Gang Given Terms Special Grand Jury .Indicts'Quintet For Series Of Robberies ROMNEY', W.. Va.—Five local you'ths received prison te~ms in, Hampshire County Circuit this 'week when they pleaded guilty to theft charges. The quintet, Elmo' Allen Barnes, 23, Kenneth Haines, 19. Eugene Stewart Combs, 19, Edward nines, 17,-and Willard Everett, 18, were indicted by a- special session of the grand jury. . When they entered pleas of guilty, Judfic Hrirlnn M. CiUhoun xonlonccd each ot them to ':erms of from onu to con years In the-Medium. Securities Prison at HuttonsvlUe. Authorities reported Haines, Barnes and Combs admitted breaking and entering the Romn^y Grill and stealing money and merchandise. Combs and Barnes .also stated they entered the Ray L. Corbln store November l and took merchandise. Hincs and Haines confessed to taking a cash register and goods from the same p'ace on October 13, 1947. Authorities also "received statements from Hines admitting that no entered the David "Lonp Planing Mill on. several occasions, along with Hlnes, to 1 take small amounts o" loot. Hines and Uvi -etc, officers said, also confesseu to several other robberies during a • thefts in Romney. two-year wave Eaines, serving in trie Army at the time of his arrest, .was home on a delay enroute to a port ot embarkation for transfer to overseas duty. John Colcman. negro, found guilty of'.assaultlng Ben Riggleman, also a negro, at an earlier term of Circuit Court was sentenced to a term of one to five . ears in the West Virginia State Penitentiary in Moundsville. Riggleman 'was reported injured by Coleman when an argument beftveen the two ended in a cutting affray. • . Monday night before Barnes, Haines, Combs, Hir,es and Everett were 'taken tp Huttonsville, the jailer at the Hampshire courty jail said he caught some of them tampering with the locks on their cells. He added that r.o damage was done. The me;, v/ere taken' to prison this* week by Sheriff Cr Heber, Parsons, State-Troope- E. D. Harbert and Deputies A. L. Russell and Henry Taylor. Mother's Anns Not Too Safe For BabyJHere David,' 14-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Willia Cassell, 40 Browning Street, was admitted to Alla- gany Hospital earlier in the week with a fracture of the right leg. ,. „„,„,..., „. UU111JOU11 , „,.. .,„,, 'The youngster, being, nrrled by burg, Ir(?In .uu-ffenc, John N. Haines, l Qf Ml ._ and Mrs _ Jnmcs Jonnsoni ' Cumberlander Indicted For Manslaughter o • • William B. Hughes Released Under vBond In Tucker County A 22-year-old Cumberland man was indicted by Tucker County Grand Jury yesterday on a charge of involuntary manslaughter resulting from the death of a Thomas. W. Va., truck driver Iri a two-truck crash. ' • The defendant William B. Hughes, .of. 312 Independence Street, was reported by police as the driver of the Community Baking Company truck which collided with a lumber truck operated by Arthur DIBncco, 27, of Thomiw. • Tlie latter was killed instantly In the crash December 9 on Route 219 east of Parsons. Hughes was released under sl.OOO bond for trial which has been postponed until the March term of circuit court because : of injuries to William A. Lalnu, 28, of 038 Hiirdlng. Avenue, bakery salesman, in the machine at the time of the wreck. • • Laing, who was not indicted, suffered head • 'injuries in the accident and ; after several days hos- pitaliz.ition in Tucker County Hospital at Parsons returned to Cumberland. / A short time later, he complained of pains in his head, and X-rays taken here showed him to have a fractured skull. Laing has been a patient in Memorial Hospital for two weeks , ,• " Bakery officials de.claved at the time of the accident 'that Hughes was riding in ..the bread truck without the knowledge of the company, and stated Laing was in charge of the vehicle covering a sales .route between here and. Parsons. Joseph DIBacco, 'father of-the'vic- tim, has entered suit in Tucker County Circuit Court for 510,000 damages against the -Community Baking Company. ' Hughes and Laing were issued, .warrants in the case as witnesses. " ' To jo Receives Justice Says Keyset-Native NEWARK, Ohio— (ft)— The' doctor ,. , . „ , — — Members of the special grand jury wno ro . s |,orcd Hideki Tojo to health /ore R. T. Pm-Ml fm - were G. T. ., foreman: Clnr-i arter hls altempt to once Berry Oran E. Wolfe, Walter end hi "iife thre^ y ars agTbX^ T/irnrf Vpvlic TJotnoz /-! \tr < , , . J . . . . Larrick, Haines, 1f erlis Orion Haines, H. Loy. C. W. Melvln Dicken, Hoi.ier Sec, Odell Rooins- justice has been carried out in Tokyo, Dr. James B. Johnson, Jr.. son .tils'rnoth'cr, was injured when she £. slipped on the ice near her home and fell. Mrs. Cassell escaped injury. ' ' • • • The Cassell child Is believed ,to be one of the youngest ever admitted to a local hospital with a leg fracture.. Growden Reburial Set December 30 The body of Sgt. Vernon Grant Growden, 23, husband of Mrs. Margaret (Zembower) Growden, Route 3,-Bedford Road, who wa.s killed In CMchoslovnlcla on Muy 2, IfM!), hns arrived In the United States for reburial December 30 at 2 p. m, in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Bom July 18, 1919, In Bedford Valley, Pa., Sgt. Growden was a son of Vemon H. Growden and the late Eden (Hite) Growden.. He attended Bedford Valley schools and worked as a truck'driver, for the Harris Boyer' Bakery before enter- ing.the Army January 23, 1943.- . Growden trained at Camp Blandiag, Pla., and went overseas July-'l; 1944. He was wounded Nov- Haines. _ _ i , .George Stump and Roy : g - of Keyscr| w . va., was a captain 1VAK CASUALTY—R C b U r i a 1 rites for SHI.. Vernon 0. Crowden, 23, husband of the former Miss Margaret Zembower, Bedford Road, who lost his life in • Europe during World War II, . will be held 'next week in Arlington National Cemetery. Prior to entering the service, he wns employed by the Harris Boyer Bakery here. Gasoline Price Advanced One Cent In Area Other .'Companies Are Expected to Follow Action By Standard One major producer of gasoline increased, the price .one-half cent per- gallon today ar.d other companies are expected to follow suit immediately. The' increase was announced by Esso.Standard Oil Company at the wholesale level and became effective today, R. B. MacBeth, local Standard manager, said as in the past, the increase, is expected to be. passed along to. the 'consumer. . . . : The price was jumped three- t'eaths of a cent only a few -weeks ago, MacBeth,said; Executives of.other companies said in Baltimore' decision as to an increase-is expected to be made today. Dealers are left free to make their own decisions about passing the higher. .wholesale' costs on to the consumer,'executives.said, but in the past' the retail trade generally has followe dthe' wholesale trend. The statement from Esso Standard . Oil also Included announcement of reductions in prices • of heavy fuel and Diesel oil. FBIAndPolice Solve Theft (t Safe In Garage Two Men Arrested In Indiana Will Be Returned Here r. Efficient teamwork"by State Police, and the- FBI- in identifying fingerprints has resulted in the solving of a series of car thefts and an area robbery. .'• . ; ' ' On the morning of. November 21 the garage of-Russell McMurdo at Clarysville 'was robbed-of a .500-. pound, safe, which--'contiained $102 in cash and many valuable papers. • A 19'11Chrysler sedan was also taken • from the ftnrag'e. /.. . • . -• Criminal' InvcntlR'ntor • William 'F. Brikor, .of the LivVule BarrucKs-ol Maryland Stnte Police,' said today ' that charges of burglary, and, unauthorized use of a car 'have been placed against two men arrested in ' Indianapolis in cormectibn,.with' the. case.' • ..-.'•' They are James Newsome and Claude Harris, both negroes. The pair had boor arrested-.'• driving . a Hertz-U-Drlvc-It car stolen here and admitted, the crime in court at Indianapolis.- - ; .. . ---\ • Cpl. Harry' Holsinger; • Trooper Baker, -and Raymond M. Jones, of- the FBI, who cooperated on the. case, • reconstructed thefts by the twoTOen in tills manner; • v N«wsome and Harris stole a 1947 Plymouth in Norfolk, Va,, on' November 15, drove here,.and aban^ - doned it on Vale Summit road.'- near Clarysville the night of November 21. The two men then, went 'to "the McMurdo garage, entering by breaking -a rear window. They loaded the safe into the 1941.sedan and drove. . to Cumberland. . • ' . '.-"•• But 1;he culprits left their tracks:, The. prints of a man's- right -ring finger and little • finger remained on the garage.window. These were. photographed . by' Holsinger and . Baker and Jones with prints furnished by. the Indianapolis police; •• : . . - - -V .' .... •• •'•" • •The Federal ."Bureau" of .-.Investigation.'laboratories at Washington-. • definitely identified-.the-prints-as. belonging to one' of the:"pair,.Newsome. ' . • • " •: "••'•, State's Attorney Morgan. C. Harris today issued warrants .charging' Ncwsome.. and. Harris with burglary and unauthorized'use'-of, mobile. : . : • .. ' . -.-•.". '•-.: After the'pair left the Clarysville garage,... the investigators • reported;-: they came to 1 Cumberland where they took the Hertz car: -.-;•;•. Driving west, each :in: a- car, the men abandoned, the Chrysler tak'cn i'j-oin McMurdo at Zanesville, Ohio,. where tliey -left. the opened safe, Heavy" fuel "oil-'dropped 25 cents j from which money, -had been taken. _ per'barrel the company announced, with the'papers .left untouched., \viHi Diesel fuels declining one-fifth ~ '"' cent a gallon. ) The two auto thieves. were np- prehended November 23 in.Inditvn- The new price schedules arclapolis where they admitted taking the First Cavalry Division when moves toward a. more normal price [the Hertz, car. They are being, pro- Three Gars Hit But Occupants Escape Injury I he stitched up a wound made by a bullet • Tojo aimed at his heart on September 11, 1945.. In discussing Tojo's execution yesterday, Dr. Johnson said simply that "it was my Job to take care of him. It was the court's work to execute ,_ i ,, y No one was injured at 4:20 .p. m. yesterday when three automobiles collided at the intersection - of Greene and Smallwood Streets. Police said the -cnr driven by Lne Clyde Buach, 28, ot 7 Rlclgcwny Terranec, stopped in the line of traffic. Following him was George Lewis Beckman, 29, of 703 Leiper Street, who also halted his machine which was struck in the rear by a third vehicle operated by Frank William'Lindner, 31, of 70 Blocher Street, Ridgeley. Total damage was estimated at $150. The impact of, the Beckman- Lindner collision forced the former's car to • hit Busch's vehicle. Two other motorists, William E, Stinnett! 51, of 113 West Elder Street, and Richard L. Beal, 18, ember 11, 1944, at St. Lo, France, i Wellersburg; were arrested on reck- and hospitalized four months. Six 1 less driving charges following a days before peace was declared in Europe he was reported missing in action. Surviving, besides his widow and Capitol and Fourteenth Streets,' father, ore a son, Ronald. Vernon Washington,'and Vicar of' Religious I Growden, at home; one-brother, Walter Growden,' and two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Streett arid Mrs. for- the Archdiocese of Washington. Amvels'PIan Special Meet Tonight At Home J. Louis Wqlford Post No. 1, Arr.- vets,' will .hold a special meeting tonight at'8:30 at the post-home:, on Baltimore Street to discuss its con- stituion' and by-laws, Commander Kenneh Grimes announced today. Grimes said-the executive commit-, tee will meet at 7:30 p. m. Refresh- ments'will be served' after, the last session. Paper Collection Here Next Week Cumberland's monthly paper collection will start 'next Monday, it was-announced today, with pickups scheduled that day for LaValo, Potomac Park, Bowling Green, Bedford Road from Nave's Crossroads to State Line and Baltimore Pike to Miller's Service Station. On Tuesday'West Side will be covered, while on Wednesday collections will be made east of Wills Creek and north of Baltimore Street and .Baltimore Avenue. The area between- Baltimore VANDALS CUT TREE—Vandals, obviously with. out the Christmas spirit, hacked down a large fir tree in St. Mary's' Cemetery, according to the' church pastor, the _Rev. Lawrence P, : . Landrigan. The picture shows the jagged stump and branches which were tossed aside. The tree was eight years, old and ..was one of. several lining'the -main . driveway. It stood about 50 feet-from the entrance. crash at i Union and South George Streets last night at 8:10. 'Each posted $11.45 bond pending hearings Monday in Trial Magistrates Court. Officer W. E. valentine, who investigated, said Stinnett was headed east on Union- Street with Beal driving north on George Street Mary Crawford, all of Bedford Vnl- when the accident occurred. John ley. |Yarnall and Floyd Imes were listed as witnesses. Marshall K. Shank, 25, of 308 Street-Avenue and Oldtown Road is on Thursday's pickup; schedule, while the' drive ends Friday with Woodside Avenue, was found not j guilty, today on a'reckless driving j charge • heard by Magistrate" Peter J. Carpenti. Shank testified his Astor cab struck a tree when he "blacked out." The mishap occurred December 12 in front of 854 Maryland Avenue. Officers G. E. Pfeiffcr and Donald Smith testified Shank was traveling south on Maryland Avenue when .his cab. swerved to the left and hit a trc-e, demolishing the machine. Shank was hospitalized five days with injuries suffered in the crash. Four of his teeth were i knocked out. •Yesterday, Guy Latta, Uniontown. Pa,, forfeited $ for reckless driving on Route _40 in LaVale .Wednesday. State Trooper The doctor's parents said that the former West Virginian performed the operation on Tojo on Dr. Johnson's ' 37th birthday.. The' doctor attended Potomac State School for his premedical work, and finished his work at tho Medical College of Virginia at Richmond. ALLENTOWN, Pa. — (ff) — .The Army sergeant, who gave a blood transfusion to Hideki Tojo when the Japanese premier attempted suicide three years ago said Tojo's hanging yesterday made him feel "pretty good." The ex-sergeant Is John (Jack) Archinal, 43, now manager of a small hotel here. < . ' Tojo tried to kill himself a month after Japan's surrender. Archinal volunteered to provide the bleed needed the life of the man who ordered the 'Pearl Harbor attack. Archinal explained then:• "I want to see that he gets-what's coming to him and to make him suffer for making me spend 17 months. in • New Guinea, Morotai and the Philippines." . Says Archinal now: "It makes me feel happy as hell that Tojo is dead." Phone Strike Averted ST. LOUISA I—A dispute between the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and its.50,000 union workers' was settled early today, averting a threatened strike. Union members in five states had been on a 24-hour strike call pending the outcome of negotiations. relationship .after two years of extremely tight supply, the Esso announcement said, adding that the overall, effect is a substantial reduction in income-of the company and its affiliates. - The cut in heavy fuel- prices was cflectlve at all seaboard terminals, with varying . price .adjustments made in tank wagon prices, it was announced. The Diesel fuel reduction was made at the tank car price level only, and results in a differential over heating oil of one-half cent per Billion for automotive grades- and frur-tenth cents per gallon for industrial grades. 1,000 Children At Yule Parly Over 1,000 children from Allegany and Garrett county towns-were, entertained this. morning -at Schine's Strand Theater - by Volture 164, Forty and Sight Society, at a Christmas party.. • . The children were each given a box of candy and Santa Glaus appeared. Special • Christmas films were shown. The .various. Legion posts in the Mountain District furnished transportation for the children, including 400 -crippled children who were listed- wi'th the Allegany County League for Crippled Children. Miss Jcar.nette Bonlg, executive secretary of the Associated Charities,.furnished a list of children to the Forty and Eight Society who were invited to the event. , . Charle ' G. Smith, cheminot .na- tionals'of Volture 164, was chairman of arrangements.. . . , , • The Strand management contributed films and facilities and em- ployes of the theatre donated. their services to present the program. secuted in Indiana, but State's- At- - tomey Harris has filed a detainer. for them. •'.''... . . • -,- Officials'declared-today .that the ' series of events'connected ..with'the thefts.appeared' solved-.through- the expert fingerprint work in the cnsel Finance Commissioner'*.' ~ Offices Get New Desks . New, all-metal-.-desks were delivered to City Hall yesterday and will • be installed in the offices- ol>th<j II- niince .commissioner, 'including -'tho city clerk and city auditor'*'head- ' quarters. . -. . •-• •"'•'.•; The desks were purchased - from the Cumberland Office Supply Company. .. . .' • • - . -.. : .' .' Addition, of. the - dssfcs is part of the office renovation- which includ-. . ed new. Cling systems, counters «nd glass partitions at 1 the the offices. Old'desks-win'be -used in. other city departments. ; : '.' Births A daughter was born'to. Mr. and. Mrs..Franklin David Jam«s, Route 1, Oldtown,; this- morning in, Memorial Hospital. . :,-.-,_•• • ..' Mr. and- Mrs. Thomas- Eiseritrout, 45 • Bowery Street,- Frostburg, ran--. nounce the birth of a "daughter; this. morning in Memorial'.Hospital:•'•-• >.,-, A son-was born, to'Mr. .and^Mrs.-Grant. Stagg«, 5 D Street,"Keyser, W. Va., tills morning in Memorial- Hospital. , .'.'•'••" ••-,'-" -. A son was born, to.'Mr. and.-Mrs.- Clarence Cupp, Route M, Ridgeley," yesterday in Memorial, Hospital,,i .-• A daughter was born to. Mr'.and- Mrs. Wiliiam L.. Sturtz, -Mt:.^«vage;'-. yesterday In Memorial-Hospital;.'.. .; Mr. and Mrs. Olln Richard Gates;. 1 . Petersburg, "W.. .Va., announce - the birth of a son'-yesterday-'in.Me- morial. Hospital.' ' • , '[ collections south of Oldtown Road, i Harry S. Bosley made the arrest. Attorneys Tangle Defending Men Charged With Assault b Two lawyers clashed verbally this morning in Trial Magistrates' Court while defending Jhree men against assault charges preferred us a. result of an altercation in Little Lena's Village, a North Mechanic Street restaurant, . early last Saturday morning. ' Attorney Edward J. Ryan accused Attorney Clarence Lippel • of unfair toctlcs in questioning witnesses. He repeatedly objected to.Lippel's method of interrogation.' -Lippel counter-attacked by telling Ryan, who was dcfending :Graydon Dunlap, 117 Greene Street, and Harry Eyre, Marshall Street, assault charges filed by G<-aid W. Brown, 29 Ridgeway Terrace, that he was "talking too much' 1 and prolonging the trial. Lippel represented Brown. - . Testimony lasted, more than an hour with Magistrate Peter J. Car- pcnti dismissing ...charges against all three defendants. Dominlck Clmmlno, owner of Little Lena's, said he was working at the cash register when he overheard Eyre, seated in a booth with Dunlap, make a remark about Brown. A disagreement followed and he and his sister-in-tew, Alberta . Ciminino, intervened to restore order in'the place. Brown denied 'hitting Eyre and testified the man struck the first blow. Later, he said, Dunlap forcibly evicted him -from the place and he was hit again outside. Brown displayed a black left eye ar.d said his dental plate was broken 'in three places during the dispute. He did not accuSe Dunlap of striking him. . . Eyre admitted hitting Brown-,-but only after .. the man reportedly cursed him.-. After the disturbance Saturday, Brown and Eyre were arrested on disorderly conduct, charges. The former was acquitted Monday in Police Court and the charge against Eyre was dismissed today before tiie assault hearings got underway. TREE ORNAME-VT'WINNERS—The winner of the tree ornament contest at the' Cumberland Free Public Library was Ronald' Startcher, second from the left. The tree at the.library'was decorated with the ornaments 'made by the children in the contest prior to a party. -Startcher's winning entry:was'a boot. Sharon I"i >»i, extreme right, re- • celved first honorable mentx^. Others in the above".' photograph are Barbara- Holler, .Alice-.-Hunter, George.Holler and Anne Watson'. They all received.., 1 honorable mention .along, with .Beth Buchanan.- who is ill, and Robert. Bromery, who arrived late..

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