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VOL. 108--NO. 20 DENTQN, MARYLAND, FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 1954 PRICE FIVE CENTS 5-Year-Old Child Burned To Death Near Denton Little Charles Anthony, five, whose charred body was found by members of Denton Volunteer Fire Company on Thursday afternoon of last week in ruins of his parents' home, was buried Saturday in Piney Churchyard, near here. Rev. W. L. Jump officiated. Ehvood Anthony and his wife, Virginia Harris Anthony, stood beside the grave in the little sno\v-covered cemetery in new clothing provided by people of this community after theirs had been destroyed in the fire that burned the family home to tho | ground. John, the oldest surviving child, is j 16. Other children arc Harvey, 15; | Harry, 12; Loretta, 11; Lawrence, 10; Donald, 9; Margaret Jane, 6, and Earl Francis, \vho had been playing with his 5-year-old brother, Charles, Delmarva Cleaners Launderers Met Here Monday i Hosts to the dinner-meeting of the Delmarva Dry Cleaning and Laun' dry Association were (left to right, standing) Floyd R. Aden, Aden Cleaners, and Robert Delk. Delkleaners, Denton. Seated are Hay man Lank, with his n vnnr nlri hrnfhpr Plnrlp*; C1 s ' ann nouei l UCIK. ueiKieanci s, uumuii. oeaiea are rjaynicin i^arm, Will! II Jo iJ"\ Udl-VJIll UlUlHCl. V^IUll It_S, - _ - » -- , -- , t ·»·» i. I T - « ·.. , ~ yii · i -^. · r-«.i iust before the tra^cdv is four An- Seaford; John Ireland, National Institute of Cleaning and Dyeing, Silver other daughter, Dorothy Jean,'is a ' S P rin S'' Lo " l *? ol * z * A c t i n g Pl ' csidcnt Milford - and TMTM : Marjorie Poore, ~ a t;nnf ,-r, T^-o^nnH Qtnto Wn^itai Secretary, Mjlford. Kmdleberger Photo patient in Rosewood State Hospital, suffering with a heart condition. The Delmarva Dry Cleaning and Mr. and Mrs. Anthony and their i L a u n d r v Association' held its regu- children are staying with relatives | lar mc o ling in Denton Monday night until they can find another homc| a t tho Dont on Fire Hall, with Mr. and can secure furniture. i Floyd Aden and Mr Robert Delk as Mrs. William G. Towers, chair-1 j los ts man of the social welfare committee A verv dc] j s , ltful d i n n o r was serv of Denton Community Club, and her associate committee members, Mrs. John H. Emerson, Miss Sue Saulsbury and Mrs. Willoughby No well, are sponsoring a collection of money, clothing, canned food and furniture for the stricken family, with the cooperation of Roy Adams, of the Lions Club and other citizens. Mr. Adams will collect the furniture donated. A collection is also being made in Greensboro for the family. The Greensboro Fire Co. assisted Denton at the fire. The women of Denton Church of the Brethren will make two quilts for the Anthony family. Baltimore Auto Show January 23rd To 30th Every make of automobile, many foreign models, and experimental cars will be displayed at the Baltimore Auto Show for 1954, which opens at the Fifth Regiment Armory on Saturday, January 23, at 1 p. m. J. Cavendish Darrell, manager of the show, announced that it will be open to the public every day except Sunday, January 24, from 1 to 10 p. m., until it closes on Saturday, January 30. Governor McKeldin and Mayor D'Alesandro have been invited to be on hand to officially open the show on the first day. In addition, a beauty contest will be held on opening day to select "Miss Auto Show of 1954" and her court. Another guest of special interest will be Miss Helen Fiske Smith, who won the Miss Washington, D. C., beauty contest of 1953 and automatically became the hostess for the Cherry Blossom Festival of 1954. She will be a guest of honor on opening day, because the motif of the show will be cherry blossoms. Last year's Auto Show attracted almost 80,000 people. It is believed this record will be broken this year because of the radical styling and mechanical changes which have been made in most cars. CD Officer Conference At Olney, Md., Feb. 23-26 ed by the Denton Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary. The meeting, with 30 members present, was called to order by Mr. Louis Boltz, of Milford, in the absence of Mr. Charles Palmer, president of the Association. Messrs. Harvey Fleet wood, Jr., George Chapis and Steve Chike rendered the entertainment of the eve- County Firemen Held A Memorial Service Friday The annual Memorial Day Service of the Caroline County Firemen's Association was held in Hillsboro Methodist Church on Friday evening, Jan. 15, at 8 o'clock. Rev. A. E. B. Blundon, pastor of the church, gave a most inspiring address on "The Word of the Crowd and the Word of God." Approximately 20 men from the various companys and 15 ladies of the Auxiliaries of the county were in attendance. As the president, Mr. William Wirtz, of Greensboro, called the names of the deceased members throughout the county during the past year, a representative of the local company placed a red carnation in a respective vase in their memory. Those who were to be remembered were J. W. Sheubrooks, of the Maryde Volunteer Fire Company; Mrs. John Sculley and Mrs. Alfred Thompson both of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Ridgely Volunteer Fire Company; Robert Lee DeFord, of the Denton Volunteer Fire Company, and William E. Bonner,' of the Preston Volunteer Fire Company. Following the service a reception was given in the Hillsboro-Queen Anne Fire House, with the member of the Hillsboro-Queen Anne Volunteer Company as hosts. The president of the Association wishes to thank all those who participated in any way to make the evening a pleasant one. The next regular meeting of the Association will be held in Denton Fire Hall on Friday evening, Feb. 5, at 8 o'clock. Miss Reynolds To Speak To B P Women The fourth Civil Defense Officer Conference will be held at Civil De- i j fense Training Center, Olney, Md., J } February 23 to February 26, 1954. I . This four-day conference is plan-, j ned as a workshop for key wardens' j and warden training officers. Ample j \ opportunity will be provided for full 11 conferee participation through round table panel discussions and question and answer periods. This conference has the following objectives: A. To inform conference participants of recent warden program developments. B. To obtain comment and evaluation of specific warden programs in light of local experience. " C. To obtain advice and techniques from local wardens and reports of successful local warden procedures. If any Civil Defense Officer in tho County should have the opportunity 1 to attend this course, please contact the Civil Defense Office in Denton Miss Jean Clayton Reynolds will in order that your application for j »e guest speaker at the January enrollment can be submitted to the 122nd meeting of the Caroline County Staff College in Olney. .Business and Professional Women's Club. Miss Reynolds, daughter of H" J AI I. T Ml and Mrs - Clayton Reynolds, of Bird UlUD I 0 . S. Second Street, Denton, is a grad- uatc of Caroline High School and the University of Maryland, and is now an employee of the government Mr. Orville W. Crowder, secretary. in Washington, D. C. of tho Maryland Ornithological So-' She will talk to the club on her ciety, will speak to the Caroline! travels last summer in the Near County Bird Club about his recent trip to Alaska at its January meet- East. Mrs. P. Roland Fisher, chairman ing. Mr. Crowder will also bring of the Committee on International the beautiful motion picture, "Sun-' Relations, has arranged the program ning in the form of various musical and vocal selections, which were en- jo yed by all present. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. A nominating committee was appointed and election of officers will take place at the next meeting to be held in Delmar. Mr. Louis Shortall, of Easton, introduced Mr. John Ireland, of the National Institute of Cleaning and Dyeing, of Silver Spring, Maryland, as speaker of the evening. Mr. Ireland's topic was "The Practical Side of the Charge System." Dpane Experiment Discussed At Pet Meeting The Pet Milk Company held their annual haulers' dinner and meeting at Greensboro last week in the hall of the Daughters of Pocahontas. The ladies of the chapter served a roast beef dinner to the thirty persons who attended the affair. This is a joint meeting for the Greensboro and Dover plants of the company. The main speaker for the occasion was H. L. Hunt, district fieldman, from Greeneville, Tenn. He had slides and made a talk on the Doane experiments which have been conducted in conjunction with the U. S. Department of Agriculture, the State Extension Service and the Pet Milk Company. The Doanc system works on a basis of streamlined buildings and self-feeding equipment to cut production costs by saving labor on dairy farms in order to make dairy(Continued on page 4) Song Of Bernadette Next Wednesday And Thursday On Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. uary 27-28, the seniors of C. H. S. are presenting a dramatization of Franz Werfel's great religious novel, "Song of Bernadette." The story, laid in France in the 1860's, deals with the effects of a visitation of the Virgin Mary to Bernadette, a little peasant girl. The play, a skillful adaptation of the novel, offers all the essentials of fine entertainment--a well unified plot, superb characterizations and great emotional appeal. The seniors of C. H. S. are looking forward to its presentation and hope that you may attend. Goldsboro Community To Present Minstrel The Goldsboro community will present their second annual minstrel in the new Community Hall on Monday and Tuesday, January 25 and 26. In their initial effort last year the folks of the First District community produced a very good show. With a year's experience behind them, this year's show should bo very good indeed. The minstrel is directed by Mr. Irvin Smith, of Denton, who has had considerable experience in producing shows of this type. The show is being put on for the benefit of the new Community Hall. Lend your support to this very worth while project and at the same time see a show that is designed for the entire family. Remember the dates --January 25 and 26. The folks of Goldsboro will be expecting you on one of the two nights of this performance. Youth Week Church Feb. 5th, 6th, 7th The Young Peoples Society of the Pilgrim Holiness Church of Denton will be in charge of a series of services for the inspiration of the Youth throughout the Shore, February 5th, 6th and 7th. Mr. and Mrs. William Bradley, of Richmond, Va., will be in charge of the music and singing. They are talented musicians and singers and Mrs. Bradley will be in charge of one service during this series of meetings. Rev. and Mrs. E. Reed will also be with us to speak. Rev. Reed is now serving in the U. S. Army and is stationed in Virginia. There will be services on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30; Sunday morning at 11:00, Sunday afternoon at 2:15, and Sunday evening at 7:00. The old as well as the young are invited to come and worship with us. There will be plenty of music and good singing, together with spiritual messages. We especially extend this invitation to our local friends and youth. Dr. Paul G. Nystrom Spoke At Rotary Tuesday Last Tuesday evening was "Farmers' Night" at the Rotary Club of Denton. On one particular night each year the farmer friends of Ro- arians are invited guests and an outside speaker is invited to address the group. Dr. Paul G. Nystrom, of he University of Maryland, was the speaker this time. He talked on Resisted Vigorously Here A threatened cut-back in tho services of community mental health clinics throughout the State is being vigorously resisted by local chapters of the Mental Hygiene Society in Caroline and Talbot Counties, according to a joint announcement by chapter presidents, James P. Hill, of Denton, and Rev. Hartwell F. Chandler, of Easton. The local leaders in expressing their concern felt this wag a matter for immediate action since it can effect the excellent services now being provided at the joint Caroline-Talbot Mental Health Clinic. "A recent reduction of $15,000 in the amount of the Federal grant to the State for help in financing these clinics must be made up by the General Assembly if the one-day-a-week clinics are to maintain the present level of service/' the announcement stated. Although a state appropriation increased by about $23,000 is being sought in the currently proposed budget of the Division of Mental Health (State Health Department), which operates the chain of community clinics. This would make Sen. Layman J. Redden Will Run For Reelection Senator Layman J. Redden, in an announcement elsewhere in this paper, has declared himself for reelection to the Senate of Maryland from Caroline County. The complete text of the announcement follows : In November of 1950, the people of Caroline County, with whom I have lived all of my life, bestowed upon me the honor of representing them in the Senate of Maryland. These past three years have afforded me the opportunity of con- GOP Women To Hold Lincoln Day Dinner Feb. 9 ·What To Expect In 1954." From a tributing my own ' training and farmers point of view, optimistic or (Continued on page 4) pessimistic predictions can be made and more or less proved in theory. What actually will happen is unknown because of the uncertainty of our leadership at this time of farm crisis. No one knows what to expect--all hope for the best. County DispensariesShow Large Sales And Profits Cash sales at the Denton County liquor dispensary to the end of 1953 were $59,569.85; at Federalsburg, 556,109.62; at Greensboro, $19,874.46, making a grand total of sales, $135,553.93. Net profit to the County to the end of 1953 was $7,685.22 at the Denton dispensary; $17,998.90 at Federalsburg; $1,759.68 at Greensboro, making a total profit of $17,443.80. Preliminary plans for the annual Lincoln Day dinner sponsored by the Republicans of Caroline County were made at a meeting of the Republican Women's Club of Caroline County, held in the home of Mrs. Sherman L. Tribbitt, Denton, last Friday night. Miss Bertha S. Adkins, of Salisbury, assistant to the chairman of the Republican National Committee, will be the principal speaker at the dinner, which will be held at the Armory, in Denton, Feb. 9th. Miss Susan Seese, the club's new (Continued on page 4) Greensboro G. I. On Railroad In Korea rise Serenades.' for this meeting. The meeting will be held at Greens- The Christian Comrade Class of boro School at 7:45 p. m. on Mon- j the First Methodist Church will serve day evening, January 25. The pub- j dinner to club members and guests lie is cordially invited to attend. at 6:30 p. m. in Fellowship Hall. GI AIDS KOREAN BOYS--Corp. William R. Jones (left) of Greensboro, Mil,, with the 724lh Transportation Railroad Battalion near Pusan, has bought shoes and clothing: and induced relatives and friends to send Christmas packages for these two Korean boys, aged 9 and 10. Corporal Jones' three-year enlistment ends in March. He expects to return home. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry M. Jones of Greens- toro - Cut Courtesy Journal-EvcryEvening Army Cpl. William R. Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jones, of Greensboro, who is stationed near Pusan, Korea, with the 724th Transportation Railroad Battalion, has spent several days rest and recuperation' in Tokyo, Japan. William, known as "Spike" to his many friends, wrote home saying on his return to his company he received his Christmas package and clothing for the two little Korean boys he has been dressing. He wants to thank his parents and sisters and friends for the clothing that has been sent him at different times for the boys. He has been buying them shoes and clothing. Spike is expecting to come home in a few weeks, as his three-year enlistment will be up in March. up for the Federal cut and add slight increases in service. The two chapters of the Mental Hygiene Society, sparked by the two-county Clinic Advisory Committee led by Mrs. W. D. Noble, of Easton, arc making every effort to gain the support of the public and its elected representatives for this vitally important budget. They are also urging support of the budget of the Department of Mental Hygiene, which operates the five state hospitals with their 10,000 patients. Leaders of the two county chapters are conferring this week and next with each of their county representatives in the General Assembly. The Mental Hygiene Society has already sent to every legislator a detailed analysis of the two budgets and an explanation of what they mean in terms of essential minimum services 1o the mentally and emotionally ill. Petitions to Gov. McKeldin in support of these budgets are being signed and circulated by the two groups, as well as by other interested groups all over the State. Three Accidents Listed During Past Ten Days Failure to heed road conditions accounted for a collision on the New Bridge road Wednesday afternoon of last week, when a vehicle operated by William Fountain, colored, Denton, skidded onto the highway from the Goosepond Road and into the path of a truck of the Suburban Propane Gas Corp., Easton, and operated by Wilson L. Beauchamp. Beauchamp was proceeding south and pulled to the left of the roadway to avoid the collision but hit Fountain in the left front, turning him completely around. The truck went on and ran into an embankment. Fountain apparently applied his brakes but, due to icy conditions, unable to stop. Beauchamp was charged with operating at a speed greater than reasonable and proper, while Fountain was charged with failure to grant the right-of-way. Damage was estimated at $125 by Cpl. Gus Koste. (Continued on page 4) Denton Production Credit Association To Meet The 20th anniversary of the organization of the Denton Production Credit Association will be observed at the Annual Stockholders' Meeting at the Dentonia Theatre on January 28, 1954, at 1:00 p. m. All surviving charter members of the Association will receive an invitation to attend. Among those present will be John S. Skinner, of Cambridge, first president of the Association. Attending from Caroline will be Harry H. Nuttle, Richard Blackburn, J. F. Stevenson and E. H. E. Thieroff. Some of the 30 charter members of the Association are dead. Victor Dean, of Federalsburg, the first Secretary and Treasurer, died several years ago. A representative of the Production Credit Corporation and also the Federal Intermediate Credit Bank of Baltimore will speak. Charles E. Hadaway, of Denton, Secretary- Treasurer, will read the financial report. The three-year terms of F. Bennett Carter, of Centreville, vice- president, and Vernon E. Phillips, of Vienna, have expired. Therefore, two directors will be elected. Other (Continued on page 4) WBAL Will Tell You If School Day Is Cancelled The Board of Education will use the facilities of radio station WBAL of Baltimore, number 1090 on your dial, to broadcast announcements concerning the opening or closing of schools in Caroline County due to weather conditions. Every effort will be made to have these broadcasts start as near 7:00 a. m. as possible. Bus drivers and parents are urged to set the dials of their radios at 1090 and leave them at that point until they have an announcement. When in doubt, tune in on WBAL. Homemakers' Presidents Met Here This Week A meeting of the Presidents of the Homemakers 1 Clubs of Caroline County was held in the office of Miss Bessie M. Spafford on Tuesday. Practically every club was represented. Programs for the coming year were discussed. Weather Data Date 13 Wed. 14 Thurs. 15 Fri. 36 Sat. 17 Sun. 18 Mon. 19 Tues. Max. °F 29 34 39 41 37 32 55 Min. °F 16 13 29 33 20 30 30 Rain in. .07 .29 .52

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