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FKOSTBURG-KEYSER And Tri-State Area News Evening Times, Tuesday, December 28, 1948 Meeting Called To Plan Frostburg Park Program FROSTBURG—The Mayor and City -Council has called, a public meeting-for tonight at 7:30 at the City Hall to discuss the proposed program to provide the city with aa up-to-date city park and swimming pool, .':. '• As a bond issue would be necessary to 'carry through the project, city officials are anxious to ascertain Tjubhc sentiment before taking definite action. 'The bond issue- /would finance reconditioning 'of • the. community pool and making general improvements, to the .surrounding "grounds. The question .of the manner • in •which the pool and park would be operated is also to be considered. For many years the city Iws leased.the pool to individuals on an annual basis. It has been; suggested that the pool be placed. In good condition, - the grounds improved to make a park for the city,' and the city maintain It under a department or .commission to "be se; up and operated directly under the supervision of city .officials. Citizens .attending the s meeting will be asked .to express s opinions and offer suggestions. ' Tentative costs will be-made public and means of financing will also be placed before the group. Brief Mention Mr. and Mrs.' Le Roy Bracken, . Sutland, Md., spent the. Christmas holiday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.-Charles F. Engle, Stoyer Street. They were. Accompanied home by her mother' and-Mrs. Dorcas Crowe and son, Clinton, who . -will visit them for New Year's. Before returning hom« .they will spend,several dayy In Richmond; Va., with Mrs. Eagle's son and daughter-in- law. Mr. and. Mrs. Charles E. Engle and family. Mrs. Urith Da-vis, New York,- is here to.. ; attend the funeral- of her grandfather. John Davis.'- She was home last week by his critical illness. Mrs. -Mabel and Miss Nellie Rodda, Baltimore, Hood, Washington, are visiting -Mrs. Maple Street. Daisy Rodda, Mrs. Dorothy Ta'ggart, Zihlman, is. spending the holidays with her soa-in-law and daughter, - Mr. 'and Mrs.".Hans L. Richardson, Philadelphia. . ..... Mr.-.and-.Mrs. Martin "McKenzie, Star Routcj announce the birth of a. soa -Sunday in Miners' Hospital 1 , Mr..and . Mrs.' James .Campbell, .Aberdeen, are visiting, her brother, Clarence Vogtman, East Main Street. . The Frostburg Badminton Club •wm meet tomorrow at Bean High School at 7:45 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Marsh/all Poland, 1S1 McCulloh Street, announce,the Miss Lena Thrush Weds Ellis Doll - KEYSER, W. Va.—Announcement is m'adeof the marriage of MissLena Thrush, • daughter' of . Mrs. Anna Thrush, West Piedmont Street, and the late Hubert Thrush,' to Ellis M. Doll, Jr., son o'f Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Doll,- 580 South Main Street, Wednesday afternoon, December 22. The wedding took place at the home of Rev. Johnson, pastor of' the Oakland. Methodist Church.. Attendants were Miss Edith Pew, Kitzmiller, and Nelson Woods, Oakland. • ' The bride, was' attired -in a blue street-length dress-and wore a corsage of pink orchids; She is a beautician and also 'proprietor of the Maryland Theatre in Kitzmlller. Mr. Doll is a graduate of Keyser Moose Hold Party For 365 Children i FROSTBURG — Frostburg Lodge No. 348,-Loyal Order of. Moose, was host to approximately 365 children at'-its annual Christmas party Sunday afternoon in-the Moose Home. Car.dy, -fruit, and nuts were dis- 'tributed to the youngsters by Santa Glaus. The following, program was presented: Trumpet solos, Richard Muir; 1 piano selections, Miss Shirley Miller and A. J. Green, and Christmas carols by the-group. In charge' of arrangements were Governor Fuller Davis, general chairman, Walter Rank, Harry Thomas, William Seibert, John Fatkin, Thomas Monahan and John Rennie. The Yuletide boxes were packed by members of Frostburg Chapter No. .221, women of the Moose. Trio To Interpret Christinas Carols LONACONING—A musical inter__., . _ , , , , t . r,, f , T _ n jji./ix.rxvw.Li.^i',^ ii. .UIU^IULLJ ii.iui*i Hgh School and in the near future Christmas carols will will open a theatre in Barton. . {• . .. jL e _ t * nir . , f tnc - le will reside in Kit*. Trie' couple will reside in Kitz. miller. Marriage Licenses Issued At Oakland Joe Nelson skidmore, 32, policeman, and Betty .June ZInn, 21, botb neir Tunnelton. W. Va, • • • . ' Richard Arthur Napier, 24, laborer, and Lois' Jane Sllcott, 22, packer, both Clarksburg W. Va, - ' . Thcron Ernest Lawhcad,-2E, painter, and Betty Kathleen Johnson. 22, parts assembler, both Clcar.'Ield, Pa." Charles Bay .nlneokc. • 20;' (parent's consent) Mid' Virelnia Carol Mick, 20, .bookkeeper, both Sabraton) W, Va. Esmond Martin Currence, -19 (parent's consent* service . station - operator, and Mary. Ellen Maze, 20, .clerk, both Clarks- burs, W. Va. Forrest- Ancll Grisllp, .37, ' crana operator. and Gladys Fuyc Smith, 42, sales clerk, both Clarksburg, .W. Va. Joseph Bonald Balnbrldee, 28, - glass worker, r.ear 'Pairhope, .Po.. and Minerva Turner, 28. Klass -worker, Monessen. Pa. • Charles Schifano, 24. miner. Booth, W. Vn., and Rose. Ellen Corbey, IB, Fairmont, _________ Stewart Hint, 31, ' student, Salem. W. Va., and Mattie. Ellen Dotson, 25. ncur Central Station, W. Va. , ' Teddy L. McC'.cllan, 22, laborer, and Dolores Jean Wilson, 18; nursed .iid, iboth Waynesburg, Pa. ' . ' James ' Warren Bays, 22. laborer, Mc- Clcllondtown, Pa.. - and Garnet -Louise Clark. 18, clerk, near -Cnlontown, Pa, Curl . Euseno Eddy, . 20, (parent's consent) -operator. and Bctiy. Lou Bennett, 20, Crtnder,' both' 'Morsnr.town. John Franklin Davis. 21, farmer. Howles- burfr, W. Vi, and Margiirette Bc:i Davis, 8, Erwic, W. Va. Thomas Warren Byard. 24, c-rmy, Davis, ' W. Va. Kemper V. Va.. Lorrcne Thomas, W, Va. birth of a son Miners' Hospital. this morning in- , , . . Eugene Devcr Patterson, 21, army. Van- ort. Pa., Joan Elaine- Mnrtin. 1C, tclc- ihono operator. Eelmar, N. J. Jamc» Etiwln Dalton, 22. glass cutter. torKiintown, und Vivian Jacqueline Robinon. 21. e'ass worker, Mona. W. Va. William Anthony .Asllnsky, 21. clerk, Osage, W. .Vu;. • and Gloria Lee Jenkins, The annual Watch Night service' •will be conducted at Zlon Evangelical and Beformed ' Church ' by the pastor. Rev. Walter D. Mehrling, Friday night from ll':30 to 12:01. -Mrs. Mollie Teter, retired school teacher of Clarksburg, W. Va., spent the Christinas holidays with her-son and daughter-in-law.- Dr.- and Mrs. Harry Teter and'son; Harry, Jr. Mr. - and Mrs:. Hayden. Lewis, Orangeburg, N. Y.,-are spending the holidays with theft- parents, .Mr. and Mrs. 'James B. Lewis, and-. Mr. md Mrs.' Victor Hawkins. .'Lewis, a veteran of World "War n, is.attend- ta£..Columbla University, New. York City: "^V, . : Clay~Sperry,' .retired' coal 1 miner, remains ill. at his home on Charles Street. •>- - : . -.' ' ' -Mr. 'and. Mrs. Willi am Thompson , ' Washington, returned home after spending : -the '' Christmas holidays •with, their parents,. Mrs. Nellie Thompson -and Mr. and Mrs. James Jackson. Paul P. Dailey,' 84 East Main Street, spent Christmas- with his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William Dailey, Pittsburgh. Mr..:and Mrs. Harold C. Carl and sons, '.Harold, Jr., and David Lee Carl. '350 Welsh Hill, are spending The holidays with relatives in Baltimore -and Williamsport, 'Pa. MisSsOrgle Hawkins Norris, who teaches school in Prince Georges county- near Washington, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. James B. Lewis. Miss 'Ann 'WUlison. a patient in Miners' Hospital since she fell several weeks ago near her' home on Broadway, .is improving. WMam W. Downey returned to his home in- Edinburg, ' Va., ' after spending Christmas with his ••' son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and, Mrs. Joseph- • Downey, East College Avenue.. . . Miss 'Mildred Cookerly, R.N., of Children's -Hospital, .Baltimore, is visiting- -with Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Sleeman, East Main Street. • Children Entertained At Birthday Parties FROSTBUKG — Mrs. Lawrence Sweitzer and Mrs. Hubert Fresh entertained recently In observance oJ the*, second birthdays of their children, Larry Sweitzer and Cheryl Jean Eresh. / ' • • Gaaoes were -played and refresh- Lillian Juno Allen, 18, bo'.h Akron, O. C»Wla Eus«ie Cros:on, 24, .laborer, Merldcn, W. Vu., and Aivenln Genclvc Uaylc. 10. r.eur Phlilppl, W. Va. . . Kenneth Gcoire Turner, 21, laborer, _uns, Pu., and nuby Jean Hnrtmari, ID, parent's consent) Falrcnance, Pa. James Anthony Burdoil, is, (parcnt'n onsent) TJ.• S. Marines, and Barbara Lee Louden, .17. (parent's consent) sales clerk, oth Fairmont, W. Va. Robert Lynch McChiro, 21, carpenter, icnr Mt. Morris, Pa., and Blossom Mao Evans,. 10, iclcrk; near DlHlner, Pa. Homer Boyd Smith, 62,- farmer, Pa.dcn City,..W. Va., and Opal nldd'.L',. 48, school eachcr, near Moundsvllle, W. Va. James Andrew Dny. 20, '-(parent's con- cnt) trucker, near NewbuTB, "W. Va., and Doris Jean Murray,. 18. near Tunnelton, V, Va, Paul Richard Oobcl. 32,- mechanic, and Marselcne Rca. McCIoy, 21, both Oralton, ft. Va. ' Walter Donald Clover, 19. (parent's con- cm) laborer, and Ruth Boise Bell. 18, o'.h near Mannlngton, W. Va. Decorations Cover Midland Memorial ••• \ ' MIDLAND — The Midland War Memorial, at the intersection of the Vale Summit Road and Route 36, has been decorated for the .holiday season. • ' The display is lighted each night by two large' spotlights which play on the lighted- Christinas tree and evergreens, red-and blue'light bulbs and three red memorial Christmas wreaths. ''..-. The. spotlights were installed by John Laslow with expenses handled by^Tioga Tribe No. 126, Improved ments served. Those attending were Kay Eisel, John-Moreley, Kitty Love, William Fresh: Winnie Rae and Sally Fresh Margie. Love and Mesdamcs Mary Elsd.'Nell Moreley, Jean Ort, Nelli&.Love and Winifred Fresh. Helen Ann Simpson Feted On Birthday LONACONTNG — Mr." and Mrs. Forrest "Simpson, NIkep, entertained •with a" party-on the second birthday of , their "daughter, Helen Ann. Those- -present, .-were Timothy Bryne, John Gowans', Wanda Muir, Mitzi Hyde, James Braskey, Virginia ~~ "' DicKenson and Jerry Mary Elizabeth Unucheck, Russell James, • John, Robert Winner, and Braskey. . Orphanage Children To Be Entertained WESTERNPORT—The Tri-Towns Rotary Club • will entertain the children of the-Burlington Orphanage with a turkey- dinner tomorrow at 12:15 pan. at the Westernport Service Center. This has been custom for a number of years. After dinner the children'will be guests at the Piedmont Opera, House »t i moving picture show.- All chil- * dr«n of the Tri-Towns are welcome *• attend-the show and should bring food or clothing for the orphanage . , Amelia. Lansbcrry, ' 18, at the First' Presbyterian Church by Miss Ann Goshorn, Mrs. , Maude Johnson and J. Bradley Marshall. The program will include organ solos, "Joy .To The World," "O, Come All Ye Faithfftl," "The Lord's Prayer," "The First Noel" and "O Little Town of Bethlehem," by Miss Goshorn; a vocal solo, "Jesus, Come Down' Unto' Me;" by Mrs. Johnson, and. violin .solos, "Silent Night," "Away 1 In A Manger," "O Sanctis- sima" and "Cantlque de Noel;" by Marshall. The' narrator will be George Gardner and a reading will be given- by Rev.- Chalmers H. Goshorn. . Miss Goshorn will accompany both soloists on .the organ. The public is welcome. . Yule.Program Held The Sunday School department of the. Methodist Church held its Christmas entertainment ' Sunday evening., ' A large crowd attended. ' ' Personals Mr. and Mrs. Ersell Char.ey and daughters,. Brooklyn, Md., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Felix'. Foote,-Sr. Mr. 'and Mrs. Martin T. Swansea and daughters, Shirley and Audrey, are visiting Miss Minnie Eichorn, East .Main Street.. Mr. and Mrs; August Eichorn and son, Thomas, are spending the holidays with parents and friends. Miss Dorothy Mclntyre, Silver Spring, Is visiting her parents, Mr. and-Mrs, Russell Mclntyre, Railroad Street. ' ' Jack' and Gerald Thomas, Erie, clork, Morgontown. Paul Edward Kiscr, 31. laborer, and ^j j •*•* Order of toistmas Red Men. The lighted tree -. and memorial wreaths were placed at the memorial- by Midland Post So. '169, American jegion. . - •• .The lighting, system is operated with • current supplied by the Methodist parsonage, through the cooperation of Bev. Raymond M. irowe. l ' • ' . . : Poultry Thefts Contest Will Solved; Police Nab Fugitives Mark Bazaar FROSTBURG— An amateur hour will.be conducted tonight at 8:30 at PARSONS, W. -Va the Beall Band Boosters Bazaar -The capture:St. Michael's Hall. of two escaped convicts yesterday 1 Mrs. Robert Barclay will serve as apparently has cleared up a wave of poultry thefts during the holidays in Tucker county, according to SheriC D. E. Costen. . Charles Williams, St. George, and James Plaster, Webster county, were taken into custody at the "farm of William's mother, Mrs. Hattie Williams. Also arrested were, the mother, and two other sons, Francis Williams, 28, and Arthur Williams, 18, all of near here. Charles Williams and Plaster were ordered at a preliminary hearing this morning before Justice of 'the Peace Lawrence Lipscomb in Parsons to be returned to the West Virginia State Penitentiary at Moundsvllle. • Mrs. Williams was released ' on S500 bond and Arthur Williams released on his own recognizance, while Francis WL'liams was ordered held in the Tucker county jail. . All had waived preliminary hearings to the charges of stealing, poultry, from area farms and dressing and marketing them, Sheriff Crosten explained. They will be tried in the March term of Tucker county circuit court. Mrs. Williams..and Francis and Arthur Williams were arrested Christmas Eve. Sheriff Crosten said she admitted that Plaster and her son; Charles, had stolen the poultry which she and her two other sons marketed.. Her confession led to the capture of the two escaped convicts. Crosten-declared Plaster and Williams fled i'rom the Medium Security Prison Farm at .Huttons- ville'six weeks ago and apparently had been hiding out at the Williams farm since that time. Sheriff. Crosten, with Deputies Fielding Kyer' and Clarence Haller, surprised the two convicts at the .Williams farm after walking a mile and a half through the woods. They'offered no resistance, Crosten stated, but earlier the mother had told, authorities that the pair threatened to kill anyone who attempted to arrest them. The two men' told Crosten they had fled when' they saw him approach the house-on'two previous occasions. The sheriff said he found several dressed chickens In a woodshed at the home when he made the arrests. Many farmers reported that large quantities of poultry had been disappearing in the past three weeks, but fear of reprisal stopped them from informing authorities. Francis Williams, the oldest son, lost his' leg In world War II and receives $125 monthly from the Veterans' Administration. The mistress of ceremonies and the show will be presented by local talent with the audience during the Judging. Instrumental, dance and vocal selecaons prizes for will be featured the winners. with The doors will open at 7:30 p. m. and booths will be operated by the Rotary Club, Lions Club, American Legion, Young Men's Republican Club and the Women of the Moose. Members of the Beall High School Band will present a concert under the direction 1 of Franklin H, Charmock, head of the music department at Beall, v The. bazaar is being held by a committee of Beall Band Boosters in connection, with a drive that is underway to raise $3,000 to equip a 100-piece band at the local school. To date Sl.O.OO has been raised and several instruments have been purchased. Free dancing will be featured. There is no admission charge. Parsons Native On-Turkish Duty PARSONS, W. Va.—Frank'Higgs, native of Parsons, arrived in Yesil- kay-Hau-Alani, Turkey, on Christmas Day, according to a wire received by his wife here. Higgs has accepted un assignment as an equipment specialist' in the •Bureau of Roads, a division of the U. S. Government. He will train personnel, establish maintenance and supervise the building of in that country for the next few months. Higgs has 17. years experience in government' work, 'being • with' the Forest Service for 13 years and with the Ordnance Department, four years, until he went with the Wall- Calmonoy Corporation three years Moorefield MOOREFIELD, W. Va.—Mr. and Mrs. Junior B. Mlley held tipen house on Christmas Eve. Mrs. C. M. Bennett was hostess at a birthday party a recent afternoon in honor of her daughter, Miss Lee Bennett. Mr. and MJS. William. J. Var.Fleet announce the birth of a son. The child has • been named Stephen Roger VanFleet. Dr. and Mrs. J, Edwin Whitesel and daughter, Carolyn, of Columbia, S. C., are guests of Mr. and Mrs, T.. J. Bergdoll. Miss Edna Bauserman entertained the teachers of 'the Moorefield Graded School at supper at the Coffee Shqppe a recent evening. Dr. and'Mrs.. Carroll Boggs, son, Dixon, and'daughter, Carol Lee, of Wheeling, Miss Phyllis Chipley, Charleston, and Dr: Albert Chipley, Frostburg,' spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Chipley. Mrs. William C. . Harper and daughter, Christine, are. visiting Mr. and .Mrs. -Harry Kfcnznins, Elm Grove, near Wheeling. Mrs. Henry Matthews, who has been residing with her daughters, Misses Jewell and Mae Gwen Matthews 1'or several months left recently for Nashville, Tenn., to visit another daughter, Mrs. Alice Guiles. She will then return to her hom'e Bernard Ireland and family, of Atlantic City, visited Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Gamble. Mr. and Mrs. Hnyden Leslie Heimick announce .the birth of a son. in Alabam-a. Mr. and Mrs.- Eagle-Martin • c? Nuptials Told KEYSER, W. Va.—Announcement is made of the marriage of . Miss Farmer Fatally Shot In Head Trooper Wounded In .Taw Jji Guii Bailie Martins,'Petersburg, and the late Mrs. Martin, to Harry Eldrldge Eagle,-son of-Mr. and Mrs. Harry Eog'.e, 73.Lincoln Street.' The couple 'was married at the homo of Mr.' and-Mrs. Foster.Har- rison, 'McCoole, last Friday by Rev. Robert Bridgers; pastor of the Keyser Evangelical United Brethren Church. Mr.-and Mrs. Richard Ravens;craft, Keyser, were the attendants. The -bride 'wore a blue street- length dress with black accessories and a corsage of red rose buds. Mrs. ago. |Ravenscraft was attired in a black Clyde Welch, Efkins, has been as- j street-length dress and wore a cor- Gaynell Martin, daughter Of C. C.j MARTINSBURG,: W. Va.^P)—A signed to the same project and they will have their headquarters in Ankara, Turkey., His wife, the former Ruby Repair, will 'remain in Parsons with his mother, Mrs. George Higgs. Personals Miss Annette Higgs. Concord College, Athens, and -Richard Higgs, student at Penn State College, are spending, the holidays with their mother, Mrs. Frank; Higgs. 'Other guests at the Eiggs home include I ser, sage of-pink rose buds. Mrs. Eagle is' a graduate of Petersburg- High' School. .Class og 1941, and attended West 1 Virginia Business School,,Fairmont. She-is employed by-the-Grant County Press. Mr. .Eagle .attended Keyser High School" s and is • employed by the Kelly-^Springfield ' Tire Company, Cumberland. ..". ' \ • • Howard Denison and -Gene Mills, students -at West Virginia University. Mr. and. Mrs. James Ours and Herbert Donalds, Louisville, Ky., are guests of Mrs. George Donalds. Rosalind Parsons, Newport News, Va,; Miss Klsa Sayre, Cumberland, .and John Gilbert, Columbus, Ohio, 'are guests of Mrs. Bertie Sayre, Ha'mble'ton. Miss Judith Little, student at Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio, is spending the holidays wtih her fathsr, James Little. Miss Jane Orr Valentine, Arlington, Va., is home for the holidays,. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Bowley, Detroit; Mr. and Mrs. Okey Devers and family, Kingwood; Trooper and Mrs. Frank. Bowley, Keyser,, and .Miss Mildred Bowley, R.N., of Elkins, visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bowley,. Hambleton. Mrs. A. A. .Dorsey, music teacher here, has gone to Moorefield to spend the winter months with Judge 'and Mrs. Harlan M. Calhoun. Mr.-and Mrs. Virgil Blizarc'and daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Chase, Akron, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Pennington, Ham- bleion. Mr. and Mrs. William Talbptt, Fredericksburg, Va., ace' visiting Mrs. Lois Grapes. Trooper and Mrs. J. R. -Wolfe, Berkeley Springs, are guests of Mrs. C. D. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Cam Marstiljer and daughter, of Clarksburg, are visiting i Mr. and. Mrs. A. G. Llpscomb. ..I ..Brief-Mention •s.~ Larry- Larosa, Key- announce" the birth of a son Christinas .morning in Potomac Valley Hospital: • A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Parsons, Westevnport, yesterday morning In Potomac Valley Hospital... Mr. and, Mrs. James Wlldesen, Gormania, announce the birth of a daughter yesterday morning in Potomac. Valley Hospital. . Persons recently admitted, to the Potomac Valley Hospital include Dewey Miller 'and -Elliot Jenkins, Keyser; Mrs: Elsie, Wcese, Petersburg: Donald F. Williams, Gormania-; Mjss Susan Loy, Beryl, and Mrs. F/ances Phillips, Westernport:. James-Barr, son of Mrs..James O. Clark,-.McCoole, a. former member of the- armed forces, has re-enlisted. He'-left yesterday for Fort George G. "Meade where he wlll.be stationed with, the ' 181st Signal Depot Company. Members: of the Ladles Auxiliary of the-McCoole Fire Company entertained ...their husbands recently with a turkey dinner in the Fire Hall. :'• -. >i : Mrs. Wade Harris, .Barb'erton, Ohio, -has been visiting her parents; Mr. and Mrs. I. W.' Hershey,. Knob- ley Mountain. She left Monday for a visit, in. Parsons. • , . Berkeley county farmer.was .wounded fatally, yesterday and a state trooper was injured in a gun'battle which broke ' out when the officer nncl a fellow policeman tried:-to arrest the man on a. peace warrant, Harry Arthur Roach,. 37, died in City Hospital here about-'two. and a half hours after, the shooting at his home 12 miles west 'of here. He suffered a bullet -wound in the temple. • ;• ' ' State Police Sgt. W. W. Murphy said, he shot .Harry Roach. 39, in a- shed at Roach's; mountain home . near, here after'Roach, hit Trooper L. Kenneth-Fulk with a 'rifle bullet in the jaw. . • • Murphy said he • and Fulk. went to Roach's home to serve the -warrant early today. They entered* the house and Roach fired from'one room into a room where the officers -were standing. . • . The bullet hit Fulk's badge and was deflected; but Murphy said the shot could have, been the one -which hit his fellow, officer. • • The policemen.left the house.and Roach" retreated- from his home into a. nearby shed. Murphy said he- fired into the- shed and when, he , entered later he found Roach un-. conscious. . Murphy then, brought Fulks to a Martinsb'urg - hospital; and returned to the Roach home with, an ambulance to brmg.the wounded man-, to a different hospital here.- Roach is married and the father of seven children. Murphy "said the man's wife and some of his children -were in- and around • the house* it the time of the shooting. Farm Employe | Dies Suddenly v \_ VVA ... " ~ illicit UlUJUUUUi: .i,i"i u.in' v — ~ mother also gets state' welfare a.o.. hi] h h na med Hayden The Williams' have no livestock ° n I £"slieHe!mick, Jr. their fami. Charles Williams was sentenced to • the .prison form nftcr being of a grand larceny charge, Leslie Godwin," Alex Gowans and Walter Abbott, all of Erie, Pa., spent Christmas with then- respective families, Hugh-Arnold, Baltimore, is spending 'the holidays with his parents, Mr. and' 1 Mrs. James Arnold, Detmold. .Mrs. Henry Stafford and children are visiting relatives in Lansing, Ohio. Miss • Lois Anderson, Watercliffe, is. visiting, her broter-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs.. Earl Brabst, Llanawellyn, Pa. Gerald Trost. returns from Baltimore, accompanied by is uncle and aunt, Mr.' and Mrs. .B. A. Windom, who will spend the holidays at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank T. Phillips,' Gill's- Hill. Misses Mildred and Eileen Delaney Washington, on spending the holidays -with their mother, Mrs. Charles Miller, West Main Street. Miss Mae Marshall, R.N., .Mt. Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, spent Christmas with her mother. Bedford Native Heads Hotel Group j w Edgar Smith, Hambleton. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Myers, returned Sunday' Charleston, are visiting Mr. and Ir o,n a visit with'MT^r^lM-. Jack Griffith, Hambleton. Luther Hutter. Sr.. Cumberland. Mi-, and Mrs. Hutter accompanied her and visited relatives. Mr. and Mrs. I. C. Chrlsman and daughter. Miss, Judith Chrlsman Waynesboro, Va., spent the weekend Iti-i Mr. and Mrs. Ashby Scea. L .u. u .— ^. -.~., , ROMNBY,-W. Va.-Robcrt Clcve- Mr, and Mrs. Fred Holesberry.Uand Starnes, 61, dropped dead re- are guests of Mr. and Mrs. • cently,on the,farm of Bursie Orn•- • ' dorff at-Augusta where-he was employed.'"' ' ~ He-"was™a--r.ative of Hampshire Lost Persons ' Firemen Most Work Edmund S. Shuck, CJcarfleld, Pa., formerly associated with the Fort Cumberland. Hotel here, has been elected president of the Pennsylvania Hotels Association. After being connected with . the Bedford Springs Hotel, of which he was manager' at. the age of 18, and the Fort Cumberland, he worked at the Hoffman Hotel in Bedford. In 1923 he purchased the Fort Ligonier Hotel, Ligonler, Pa., and later acquired the Dimeling Hotel at Clearfield, where he now resides, the Hotel PhOips at Phil'psburg and the General Pershing at DuBois. These hotels, with the exception •of the Fort Ligonier which' he sold, comprise the Shuck Hotel group he maiiages. A native of Bedford, he has been active in lormlng the Lincoln Highway Association . of Pennsylvania, and is president of the Pennsylvania the As- Free Roads Association and Central Pennsylvania Hotels sociation. Leonardtown Man Held For Murder LEONARDTOWN, preliminary January 3 hearing the Officers Elected By ThbrnasPTA .THOMAS, W. -Va.— The Parent- Teacher Association, of Thomas High School reelected Mrs. Everett. Lar- ;eant president. at a recent meeting leld in the school. -. : Other officers elected were Mrs. Dorothy Can-gley, vice president, and Mrs. Pauline Schoonover, secretary- measurer. • Committees named follow:' membership, . Mrs. 'Bessie' Moran, chairman, Mrs. Carl Merhar, Mrs. Arlie Hclmicle'and Mrs. Ralph Phillips, and program, Mrs. -Bessie Moran, chairman, Mrs. Ida -Pase and .Miss Lilia Scholansky.. The association voted to purchase a $5 tuberculosis bond. 'The annual Christmas -'entertainment was presented with Miss' Solena Massi and Miss Virginia Bruce Boyer in -charge. Those praticipat- ing in the 'program- were Robert Carr, Virginia Close, Emma Jean WUkins, Judy Carrr, Betty Sue Flanagan, WDda -Wolford, Catherine Wardwell, Eileen Bozic, John Sturms, John Wardwell, Stuart Cuppett, Harry Sowers and William Utilities Company Club Entertained LONACONINO—MISS Ruth Lee Elchhom entertained the C. and A. Gas Company Club with a jingle party recently. ' . Those attending-were Mary Aronhalt, Norma Ryan, Wanda Gerard, Catherine Steele, Ruby Dice, Evelyn -Lichliter, Cecilia Coniff, Jane Marshall and Margaret Burns, all of.the Cumberland office, and Mar- Ian Damley and 'Deborah Birdsall, o£ the Lonaconing office. Mr. »^JK>*£ ™^^hfm daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. • James Woods, Barberton, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Paul- Woods, Washington, and Mr. and Mrs: Joseph Finn and son, of Baltimore, visited Mr. and Mrs, Bernard Woods, 'High Street. Mr. and Mrs. Charles McDonough and family,- Steubenville, Ohio, are visiting -Mrs. Margaret McDonough, St. Mary's Terrace. Mr..and Mrs. James Nichols, Petersburg, W. Va., visited here. Miss Dorothy Rowan, employed in' Washington, spent Christmas with her mother, Mrs. Nina Rowan. ' Mary Margaret Ricker, Washington, visited Mr, and Mrs. John F. Byrnes,'.High Street. Joseph.Devlin, Jr., Erie, Pa., visited his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Relber, West Main Street, are. spending the holidays 1 with the tetter's sister, Mrs. Maude Ralson, Monessen, Pa, - Morning Star Temple, -Pythian Sisters, held a . jingle party last night in the jK.. of P. Hall. Mrs. Nell Brewer Feted At Miscellaneous Shower Brother, Sister Injured In Crash PIEDMONT, W. Va. — Francis Walsh and his sister, Mrs. Joseph We^h • and her daughter, Margaret, all of Washington, were injured recently when their car was struck by a truck which- skidded on the highway near Gore, Va. The group was returning to Washington after a visit here with relatives They were taken to a Winchester, Ba., hospital following the crash. Walsh had several teeth knocked out, received a, cut below his mouth and also- sustained a leg injury. Mrs, Welsh suffered cuts about DAVIS, W. Va. .— The Davis season. Women Of Moqse To Plan Session KEYSEK, W. Va.—Keyser.Chap- ter No. 191, Women of the''Moose, will hold a special meeting Thurs- the'hiad and face and sustained a j ^ay at 7:30 p. m., at the Moose Hall, will be held| Leonardtown dislocated hip and several; broken ribs. She was taken home in an ambulance after several days in the -hospital. Margaret Welsh was treated for minor cuts. Mr. and Mrs. Ray.McNemar and son David, and Mrs. George Lincoln, all of here, visited the group while they were in the hospital. Union Watch Night Services To Be Held „.,. LONACONING — The Union 40, Watch Night Service of the Metho- to make preparations for the "College, of Regents Conference" to which the Keyser Chapter will be host on January 23. All members having applications for new ir.embsrs should submit them at this meeting so they can be given to. the committee for investigation. Initiation of'new members will he held during the conference. • Church Group Has Annual Yule Meet DAVIS, W- Va.. — : The annual Christmas meeting - of the WSCS of the Methodist Church was held recently following,a turkey dinner. 'A program was presented by Mrs. Herbert 'Jones. Participating:--were Miss Leota Satterfield, Mrs; Ida. Geroski, Mrs. Daniel Means, Mrs. Adele -Bobey, .Mrs. Leon Steyer, Mrs Belnioht' Cleaver and Miss • Colleen Mosser. The Girls Interest Group sang and Eev. B.. W. Morrow,-'Jr.,-pastor, spoke'. . Mrs: Cleaver, Mrs. Frank Bobey and 'Miss Mildred- Eshelman "were- presented with Adultr Life, memberships. The pastor-and his'wife were presented with.gifts from.the society. Mrs. L'. H. ;Mott led the study. • . _. . ' ( " Open House Tonight PIEDMONT,. W. Va.—Piedmont Council No. 085, Knights ol Colum- . bus, will hold open-house for members and friends this- evening from county, a son of the la'tc Machie and 19 to 12 at the home. Snllic starnes, and had lived here I most-of .his'life. Survivors include his wife; two daughters,..Mrs. Fern WesUall, of Cumberland, and Mrs. Vnnce Staggs, of Burlington; a son,-Paul Starnes, of Rada, and.four grandchildren.- Servlces'"were held . in Ebenezer LOST Black and white 13 Inch Beagle dog between Vale Summit.. and —Advertisement. tery. Volunteer Fire Department spends church by- Rev. Dr. F. B. Wyand. more time searching for lost per- •mi-prmpnf.-'-ii'nK" in thft nl-mrrh cnme- sons than in fighting fires, accord- big to Belmont S. Cleaver, chief. For the third straight year too major fire has .occurred in Davis. Only two minor fires were extinguished, while three searching parties were organized. The company searched for..a young man lost .during fishing season, a small child.during'blackbcrry season and a man lost during-deer Firemen's, Auxiliary Holds Annual Parly FROSTBURG — The annual Christmas- party of the Ladies' Auxiliary to the.Frostburg Volunteer Fire Department-was held-last eve- ning'in-the Fire Hall.following a short business meeting. Secret names were drawn • and Jingle'gifts were distributed by Mrs. Mary Nickel, chairman-of arrangements. Those'in attendance-were Beatrice La-iJEorta, Juanita Hendley, Edna-r;EngIe;- Roberta McGuire, Angela "«McAt'eer, Ruth Snyder, Sylvia. 'Sheetz, .P.earl Hanna, Sara Lemmert, -Mary Fisher, Elizabeth Tlioma's,;'"-;Sadle La "Pprta and Veronica"Tipping. ORCHESTRA Open for .engagement New Year* Eve. Phone Frostburg 383-W. : lv;—T-Dec. 27-28, N-Dec.. 28-29 • N-TDCC28-23-M GENERAL REPAIRS On All Make Automobiles Expert Body and Fender Repair Work ST. CLOUD MOTOR GO. Froslliurg, Md. Phone ML •':,''jctJES. MAT. - NTTE 'old wife, Bernice. Mrs. Kane was shot several times in the chest with a foreign-make revolver Saturday night. She died early Sunday morning In Washington's Casualty Hospital. 1 Kane surrendered to St. 1 Mary's County Sheriff Willard- B. Long yesterday afternoon., at' the sheriff's home. He was charged with 'murder and held in the Leonardtown jail. . Miss Mary Jennings To Wed J. W. Steyeus FROSTBURG—The engagement of ' Miss Mary Margaret Jennings to John Walter Stevens, son or Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Stevens. Mt. Savage, has been announced by her father, William Jennings, 60 Linden Street. Miss Jennings is a senior at Beall High -School and her fiance is employed by the Mt. Savage Re- fractories Company^ Corbiii Found Guilty In Keyser Assault Case x KEYSER, W. Va.—Sherman Corbin, of K-eyser, was.fined $10 and $6.57 costs by Justice of the Peace Madalyn Bazzle yesterday when , . Cole, Marion Fallen, Lola Inskeep and Sylvia. Clark. Close. A play, "Don;t Open Until Christmas," was given by Mary Frances Adams, Joan Greco, Patricia Moran,I . r>-T. i i. T 1 Jack Evans, William Renn, Kathryn! Miriam Kebekah Lodge Snyder and John Gennantonio.' The j j o Install'Off icers . KBYSER, W. Va. — The Ladies' ; found guilty on a charge of assault Auxiliary of the McCoole Fire Com- j and battery. pany held a miscellaneous shower nr.rKin ™v recently for Mrs. Nell- Brewer who is moving to Washington. State. Gifts were presented and refreshments served. " . Those present . were Mesdames Elsie Robinson, Edna Dayton, Connie Dayton,. Erma Wright, Delsa Wright, Gladys .Harrison, Pauline closing reading was given by James j White and the group sang "Silent Night." ' . . Corbin, who was arrested by City Police 'on Armstrong Street on Christmas Eve, pleaded not guilty to assaulting Richard. Mills, also of Keyser, in the.Sport Center. Bible Class to Meet •PIEDMONT, W. Va—The Young Ladles Bible Class of Trinity Methodist Church will meet tomorrow at 7:30 p. m.- at the" home of Mrs. .Raymond Stevenson, Paxton Street. Gifts will be exchanged. Mrs. Paul Daddysman. and Mrs! Laura -Bells Kelly"will be assisting hostesses. Eicnhorn Boy Hurt LONACONING — Thomas Eichhorn, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Eichhorn, of College Park, who are visiting here suffered a' cut on his head when he fell. Sunday at the home of his grandparents. Several stitches were required to close the wound. WESTERNPORT—Recently elect- W-CJO J.-CiIVJ.'l^'-'.r^.L -H.CI.^IH.IJ' n^vu ; -^ „ . _ . _ ed officers of Miriam Rebekah Lodge, i Lol.lege JrreSlCientS No. 16, I.O.O.F.,' will be installed, STATE COLLEGE, .Pa.—(INS)— Thursday, '• January 6;-in-the-Odd|Four Pennsylvania State 'College Fellows Hall here. They are Mrs. i graduates now hold positions as col- Louise. Lambertson, noble grand; Mrs. Blanche Ferguson, -vice-grand; Mrs. Fannie Grove, recording secretary; .Mrs. Lulu Fazenbaker, financial secretary; 'Mrs. Anna' Hawk,' treasurer and Mrs. Ruth High, representative to grand lodge. legc presidents. They are Dr. David D; -Henry, 'Wayne University, Detroit, Mich.; Dr. George Stoddard, University of Illinois; Dr. C. E. Br-shm, University of Tennessee, and James Milholland, acting president of Penn State. ' be held Friday evening odist Church. The program will include an organ prelude from 10:30 to 11, -a processional of the united choirs, invocation by Rev. Chalmers Goshorn, closing, thought for the old year by Rev. John E. Stacks, evening anthem by Presbyterian choir, prayer for the new . year by Rev. Goshorn, offertory anthem by Methodist choir, and a closing organ selection. Thomas Moose Sponsors Children's Yule Treat ' THOMAS, W. Va.—Thomas Lodge No. 1351, Loyal Order of Moose, sponsored a Christmas treat for children of Fairfax District and more than 400 pounds of candy and fruit were given away. Forty new members have been obtained in the membership drive now underway, according to Francis Faherty, governor. The lodge hopes to exceed the 150 members taken in lasb spring's drive. Team captains In the drive arc Mai-tin Wotring, Pe:sr Metaliano, Lalsure Likens, Harry DIBacco, Joe DePollo and Joseph Roy. Collector to Visit TRI-TOWNS—A deputy collector; of Internal-Revenue will be. at thej Westernport Post Office Monday,, January 3, and at the Devon Club,' Luke, Wednesday, January 5, to assist taxpayers in filing amended cs : timated income tax returns and farmers in filing, estimated tax returns for the calendar year 1948. PALACE "GOOD SAM" StarriiiS Gary Cooper - Ann SticriSn.n STArtTlXG WHO. "ROMAXCE ON THE HICK SliAS" LYRIC DOUBLE FEATURE KITE ONLY ^"Checkered Coat" ".?SS-.f.. Starring : .'.'.,%,»'." i:To'm Conway ',.•"" 'Norcen Nosh "Son of God's Country" Food Distributed To Needy Families " MIDLAND — Fifteen baskets of food were distributed to needy families in the Midland area on Christmas Eve by. members of Midland Post No. 169, American Legion, and Tiogo Tribe No.. 125, Improved Order of- Red Men.' Tile W.S.C.S. of Grace Methodist Church distributed food to needy families last Wednesday. Religious Film Slated WESTERNPORT — A .religious moving picture, "I Am The 'Light", will be shown Friday at 7:30 p. m. in First Baptist Church under the auspices of the Baptist 'Training Union of the . church. "Toyland Broadcast" and "Brycc-Zion-Grar.d Canyon" will also be shown. Board Of Review Set WESTERNPORT—The Board of Review of the Tri-Towns District of the Boy Scouts of America will meet tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall. After Christmas Dresses • Coats • Suits Greatly Reduced Hats price OF FROSTBURG

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