Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 24, 1948 · Page 18
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Cumberland, Maryland
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Friday, December 24, 1948
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EIGHTEEN EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2-1, 1948' Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker County Council Blocked By Law -•- ••• Technicality May * Prevent Action '' ROCKVILLE— (fP)—A tcchnlealitj in Maryland Jaw. may prevent th new Montgomery County Counci .Irom. taking office January 10, •• The charter adopted November "provides 'that' the seven council -men be sworn In on that date four 'days-after.the council election Jan nary 6. Under Maryland law, however, tin otUclal canvass of ballots in an; election "must be conducted 1 on th' •Thursday following • the election. . In' the" council's case, this would January 13, or three' days after they'are to be seated as directec by the charter. Carey E. Qulnn. counsel to the Montgomery County Board o Election, Supervisors, said ho hac been asked for an opinion and i" studying the problem. He -added, however, that he has seen enough of' the law "to be sure that no official election will be recorded until the Thursday after the vote." "My, feeling now," Qulnn said "would be against the new council cutting corners. While there appears to be -no danger of the .charter's being-..invalidated, it would seem wise to -follow the state . law." .Under, .the charter, the county commissioners, who -now form an Interim council, will continue to serve until their successors take office. •. .. Report Given On Rome Settlement • James A. Blackwell, national representative of the Textile .Workers of America, CIO. met today with officials of Local 1874, TWOA, to discuss the recent settlement of the three-month strike at the Rome , Ga, plant of the Celanese Corporation' of America; '' "Rome TWUA workers," Black-, woll said, "asked me to cxprcaK thuir deep appreciation" to financial support given by members of Local 1874, .who contributed more than $9,000 to the Rome strikers during ihe Jehgthy wage dispute. Every striking family at Rome, Blackwell said, has been provided with toys and all the things that are needed lor a" good Christmas din- -ner. The children of the Rome workers, he added; 'are having a Christmas Eve party tonight that was "made possible by TWUA and "CIO union 'contributions. Blackwell estimated that about 30 per cent of the strikers have re- suraed'work and that.-full operation of the plant is not expected until liter.'.the New Year. He will'return to Rome next week. '.-.SEASON'S BEST. Here comes Santa with a tleighful of good wishet from us to you. K Merry Christma* to all. SINGER Sewing. Center 79 N. Centre St. Cliurclies Of (Continued From Page .11) Union Grove Methodist Circuit will be held at Zion Methodist Church at 11 p. m". today.. Bowling Green Prop-am Rev. Walter Rolf, pastor of the Reformed Church of B o w H n g Green, will conduct. a candlelight service at 11 p. m. today in the Fire Hall, preaching . on "The First Christmas Story." Music will be sung by the 'choir, 1 which will go caroling after the service. Holy Communion and a sermon will feature the service at 11 p. m. today at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, according to Rev. Louis H. Ewald, reotor. A- service -will be held at 10'a. m. tomorrow. Christmas plans for LaVale Baptist Chapel include caroling by the Junior choir tonight, carols later by the young people's.choir,,a Christmas 'party for.the children of the Sunday School, and a.religious pageant, "The Bethlehem Pathway." The -pageant will be presented Sunday evening in the. new building, recently acquired by the LaVale Baptists. ' The candlelight service will begin at 11 p. m. today at St. John's Lutheran Church,'according to Rev'. Donald F. Brake, pastor, who will preach on "Darkness and Light," Two choirs of St. John's, under e -.direction' of Mrs. Robert; H. Mann, will present .Christmas music. .At the'close ; of the service all members of the congregation will hold lighted candles and sing. "Silent Night." • A Christmas hymn'service will be leld Sunday morning at St. John's. Mr. Brake will relate the history of the carols, after which-they will be sung by the congregation and.choir. At -the Sunday service at 7:30 p. m. ihe annual Christmas program of the Sunday School will be pre- iented.. Services at Davis Memorial Davis Memorial'Methodist Church will hold a candlelight service at 11 ). m. today according to Rev. Chares S. Reckley, pastor. Young people of the church will present two p.i- unUs, "To. Them That Sit in Dark- less" and "Angels 1'or Christmas." A Christmas offering for the. Board of Child Care will be taken at another service tomorrow at 7:30 p. rn. A program will De presented by children of the .beginner and primary departments' of the Sunday School tit St. Paul's Lutheran liurch Sunday at 7 p. m.; according to Rev. Hixon T. Bowersox;' pastor. Rev, William James Elliott, pas- or of First Methodist Church, will ;peak on "Tidings of Great Joy;" at L 7 a. m. service tomorrow. The ervice 'will be preceded by half air hour of music on the tower chimes. Miss Marjorie Chambers .will.ldl- ect the First Methodist senior choir n a musical program Sunday at :30 p. m.'Soloists will be Mrs. Dent Jce, S. Sgt. George KIrby and Miss Lois Stine. Pupils of the beginner and prim- ,ry departments of Southminster 'resbyterian Church Sunday-School rill present their program Sunday at 10-a. m. .• . • A cantata, ''The Christ Child," will .be .sung by .the. choir of St. iiike's Lutheran Church at the Sunday service at 11 a. m. with Mrs", 'ohn E. Dorn, Jr., as organist and director.. Sunday at 7:30 p. m..".The hristmas Story" will be presented iy primary and Junior departments' •f the Sunday School, 'according to Rev. H.. Hall Sharp, pastor. A service will'be held at St. Luke's it 11 p. m: today. A musical prelude of 30 minutes, including favorite Christmas selections, will be pre- ented by Mrs, John Dorn, organist, f rom 10:30 to 11 p. m. "The. Holy Child," by StuKs;- and "Hallelujah Chorus" .(from "The Messiah"), by Handel, will be played as.piano and organ duets by Mrs. Dorn and Miss Carole E. Relth, assistant organist. The vested choir will sing "O 1 Come'to My Heart, Lord Jesus" by Ambrose, and "Glory to God" by Rodgers. The sermon by the pastor will be "Christ Is Born." ' First Christian Plans Rev. F. ''Ralph Miller, pastor .of First Christian Church,, has announced that the choir, children and .young people of the church school-will present a program Sunday at 7:30 p. m. Children ol the Sunday School of First Brethren Church will present a program- Sunday at 11 p. m. according to the pastor, Rev. Bruce C. Shanholtz. A. candlelight service will be held at 11 p. -m. today at Trinity Methodist Church, with music by the church and junior choirs, Rev. C. L, Beard is pastor. A solemn high mass will be celebrated at midnight at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, with Very Rev. J. Lawrence Kilkenny, pastor, as celebrant; Rev. Thomas A. Hardesty as deacon and Rev. John U. Lyness ns sub-deacon. St. Patrick's girls.' choir will sing carols, beginning at 11:30 p. m., and will also' sing the mass. Carols will include "Angels We Have Heard," "What • Lovely Infant," "Oh! Gather Here Children," "Sleep,. Holy Babe," "It Came Upon The Midnight Cle;ir," "Joy to the Father Kilgannon also announced that masses will be celebrated tomorrow at St. Charles Church, Paw Paw, W. Va., at 3 a. m. and at St. Mary's Church, Kessell, W. Va., at 11:30 a. m. Circuit Plans Made Scj-viccs planned by l.hc -three churches In the Cumberland Methodist Circuit- were announced by Rev. Joseph W. voiing, pastor. Fail-view Avenue Methodist Church will have a service at 7:30 p. m. today consisting of carols, the Christmas lesson, music and the story of "The Holy Child" and "When trie Littlest Camel Knelt." An offering will be taken for orphanage work of the church in the Baltimore Conference. The Sunday School TV-Ill present a program Sunday at 7:30 p. m. The service at Mapleslde Methodist Church will begin at 11 p. m. One Word Led To Another *** *** ' * * * No Politics On Christmas Eve There will-be" .n tinkling of reindeer bells over the radio and television antenna at midnight tonight. You'd better shut- them ' off too. Some muzzier L sure to be making a political speed.. •-' ' Tomorrow Is Christmas of u yciir that promised more than a sailor writing to his sweetheart, It didn't' turn out any better than paraders in tie 'ain. 'But as years wen; it was average and it went. ' . That's about all you can expect of a self-winding chronological system. And like those old constellations ^Lillian Russell iand Emma :Eames, you cannot stay the stars i Li -their corsets. - , j I'm still optimistic about the hu- League for 'Crippled Children have iman race In its slow drag toward!been reclectcd. Reeled Officers Of County League Officers of the Allegany County SS? 1 1 I ultimate per.' ction. .for the millennia: While waiting Homer N. Sellers. A duet will be sung by Mrs. Raymond Lapp, Jr., and Miss Carol 'Jackson. Following the . prophecy and Christmas lesson, picture stories of "The Holy Child" and "When the World," "Hark! The Herald Angels Littlest Camul Knelt" will be pro- Sine," "O Little Town of Bethle- sented, with 'carol singing. The offering will be given to the Infant," "With Hearts Truly Grate- Straw-bridge Home for - Children, ful," "Gesu Bambino," "O Holy!Primary and junior Sunday School children r-ill .present a program at the 11 a. m. Sunday at Mapleside. The Sunday School and choir of Melvin Methodist Church will 1 present a program Sunday at 9:43 a. m. The two picture stories will also be presented at the Sunday service at 7:30 p. m., according to Mr. Young. Christmas music will be sung by.' the choir, and Mrs. Grace Ferguson will give the Christmas lesson. Night" and "Silent Night." The masses on Christmas morning will be at 5:30 , 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, ll and, noon, Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will take place after the) 9 o'clock mass, Carols' to 'be sung at that mass include "Oh! Gather Here Children," "Angels We Have Heard," 'Silent Night," "Lovely Infant," •What Lovely Infant," "Sleep, Holy Babe,'.' -"The First Noel," -and "O Little Town of. Bethlehem." The benediction will be "With Hearts Truly Grateful." Cantata at Bethany A cantata will be presented by the choir of Bethany Evangelical "United Brethren Church Sunday at 7:30 p. m. according to Rev. C. K. Welch, pwtlor. •A community candlelight service, arranged by the Methodist Youth Fellowship of Park Place Methodist Church, will- be held from 11 p. m. until ; midnight today. Rev. Charles E. Shaw, pastor, will speak on "That Wonderful Night." Music . will be provided by' the young'people's choir, •A service of candle-lighting will bo held at 11 p. m. today In thi> LaVale Methodist parsonage chapel. Rev. B. Ralph Mark, pastor, will speak, on "The Light Shineth." Christmas entertainment pro- Cantatn. To Be Presented First Church of the Nazarene will conduct a service today at 8 p. m. The choir will present the Lilenas Christmas cantata, "Immanuel Forever." Rev. C. Neal Hutchinson, pastor, will speak. Sunday at 7:30 p. m. the Sunday School children will prcacnl; n. program. Ri;V. E. P. HarLimol, pn.Uor ol Fllntstone Methodist Circuit, said a service will be held tomorrow at 7 a. m., at Mt. Herman Church, A- service will be held at 6 a. m. \ tomorrow at McKendree Church, with a sermon by the pastor. -Rev. JCM.SC K. Bualc, on "The Firm; Sermon on Lhu Air and By. whom." Carols will be sung by the senior choir and the congregation. A service will be held in Kingsley Methodist Chui'ch today at 11 p. m. The service will emphasize Advent goblet and check our blessings. We concede the cost of living is high. But it's 1 worth it. Our diplomats have been getting pushed around in various conferences in scheduled disorder. But that was jccause.we ignored the primary rules of secondary fce- nagling in '.''iternational commerce laid, down by such carpeteers as Bismarck, Di, raili, Metornich and Talleyrand. Al-.v-ays write the answers before you ask the questions. That's the gimmick employed hy. Stalin- since he became our worst friend. It has always been my opinion that Joe has been bluffing like a confidence mai without sox. However, let's table these irreso- lutions and think about sweetness, light and the afterglow. Some Christmas I'm goin • to forget politics entirely for the holidays. But it keeps bobbing up like boiling beans. Most newspapers don't publish tomorrow so I'm choosing this time to wish you the best. My standing toast is may.this Christmas be better than the last and worse than the next. May you and yours, regardless of whether you voted Democratic or Republican, enjoy full scfimttcr's HOvcrclfcnliy In thai, domiciled oaulK we cull hornu. A Jlltlu politics permeated that thought but it cun be removed with a brisk scrubbing with stee'. wool. Officers reelected were Miss Henrietta Schwurzcnbnch. president; Tasker G. Lownrics, vice president; J. William Hunt, secretary; Dr. Frank M. Wilson, treasurer, and Mrs. Hume O. Annan, executive secretary. Announcement • was made 1 that annual meetings of the league, suspended during the war years, will be revived next spring. • All contributors to work of the league become members. An orthopedic clinic will be held at league headquarters' Friday, January 7, conducted by three Baltimore specialists,' Dr. George Bennett, Dr. Geqrge'^Eaton and Dr. E. David WcUibcrR.* Civil Service Group To Meet The Civir Service Commission will meet next week to'discuss plans for an examination for the post of deputy smoke inspector. Data is' being requested from other cities r.cgard- exuminaUon; prepared and .conducted by George M. Hitchcock, cltT smoke abatement engineer. Decision to hold a new cxainin- ation broke, a deadlock- in.;nruni- cipal government over.the'appoint- ment of a smoke inspector. 'Mayor Thomas S. Post submitted an order four times to name Mullan, but ng 1 necessary qualifications for the the young veteran's 'appointment job. j was rejected' by a three to two vote The commission has until the last I November 29. of .February to'hold the examination, under the 60-day limit suggested by the Mayor and Council. Early this 'month city oJKicials. by a four to one vote, favored holding a new examination M select qualified candidates lor the deputy smoke inspector position. • Appointment of Francis D. Mullan, World Wai- II veteran a c :d em- ploye ' of the Speelman' Ice Cream Company, was rejected by the'cuun- cil several weeks' ago. Mullan finished third in no Motion' to'hold a'new.'examination was'- introduced • by "Commissioner William H: Buchholtz and seconded by Commissioner Edgar. Reynolds, two of. the dissenters to Mull'an's appointment because they questioned his qualifications in regard to the smoke control program. BANANAS . . . 51.98 Bunch Also 12c pound, Hager's at Lo'vers Leap in the Narrows. N-T Don. 32-13-14 grams will be held Sunday at .7:30! detai j s j nclu , ai . n e the Prophecy, an- p. m. at Elliott Memorial Methodist Church, and Pleasant Grbvi; Methodist Church,' according to Rev. Gordon R. Hall, pastor. The 'Oldtawn Methodist church school will hold a service and carol singing program Sunday at 10 a. m., Rev. T. .E. Richardson, pastor, has announced. A- midnight mass' will be celebrated today at St. Anthony's Catholic .Church,. Ridgeley, Rev. Robert Kilgannofi, pastor, announced. The LaSalle • Glee Club will sing the mass, with Miss Nancy Murphy as organist. Tomorrow's mass at. St. Anthony's will -be at 1 - 8 a. m. nunciation, fulfillment, worship, the message and 'the- Service of'Lights, or the proclamation of the good news. Music, will be provided by the senior and youth choirs. A service will be held at the First Methodist Church, tomorrow at 7 a. m."by the Rev. William J. Elliott, pastor. There will be music by the choir. Preceding the sen-ice a program of Christmas music will be given on the recently installed Tower Chimes. It will begin at 6:30.a. m. Queen angel fish have bright powdery-blue bodies and golden- yellow fics: Christmas Greetings s to our Big and Little Friends 23 N. Liberty Sf. To All Of You From All Of Us May you ancf yours enjoy to the fullest the happiness and cheer of the season . . . is the sincere wish of the ... Merry Christmas Our very best wishes for a Joyous hol'.day to you and yours. LILLIAN'S GIRL SHOP We are joining with all your 1 many friends fo wish you a glor't- ous, joyous holi- * The Liberty Tavern 42 N. Liberty ! ,,-S-lNS. l^ If llV \ V, I I .JXV J . We send our warmest greetings for a very happy Yuletide Season Piedmont Grocery Co. R. G. DuVall, Manager WISHING YOU Hauler's Jewelry.»*. Official Watch /nipccton lor-thc B&O, C&P and W.Wrf. K.K; CM.' The BOOTERY S. Liberty St. We Extend Best Wishes To Our Friends and Patrons For A Very Merry : Chr!stmas and A Happy New Year 62 BALTIMORE

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