Friday, September 10, 1954 DENTON JOURNAL, DENTON, MARYLAND PAGE SEVEN News Items Taken From The Journal Of Twenty-Five Years Ago This Week Mr. and Mrs. Bates Lister, of Easton, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Harris. Misses Mary, Blanche and Edna Hobbs made an overnight visit to Ocean City the first of the week. They witnessed the big fire that destroyed a whole block early Tuesday morning. The entry of Chas. Ellwanger, of Greensboro, in the Maryland Litter Contest recently made 1707 pounds for the 150-day contest. The litter was composed of 11 Poland China pigs. In view of being the winning county litter for the 150 day period, Mr. Ellwanger will receive a county prize of $25 offered through the Maryland Stockmen's Association. Mr. Ellwanger has for a number of years specialized in Poland China hogs. Mrs. Jennie Lister, of near town, entertained on Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Luther Barcus and son, Carroll, of Belmar, N. J.; Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Shibla, of Belmar, N. J.; Mrs. Daniel Glenn and son, Daniel, of Collingswood, N. J.; Mr. John Slaughter, of Baltimore; Mr. and Mrs. Bates Lister, of Easton; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Harris, Master John Roe, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kelley, Mr. and Mrs. John Lister and children, Margaret, Elizabeth, Katherine, Charles and Paul, of near Denton; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Starkey and children, Cora, Arthur, Jr., and Isabel, of Hobbs, and Mr. and Mrs. Carseen Carroll, of Denton. Mr. J. H. Beer, who suffered severe injuries in a fall some weeks ago, is recuperating at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hendrick, of Harrington. Mrs. Beer is visiting relatives in Louisville, Ky. Mrs. Henry Becker and daughter, Maretta, of Brooklyn, N. Y., and Miss Elizabeth Vickery have returned to their homes after spending several days with Mrs. John Irwin. Mrs. Monroe Grouse, who has been very ill, is slightly improved. Messrs. Rufus, Amos and Earl Grouse were called home on account of the serious illness of their mother. Mr. John Lord, who graduated in June at the Salisbury Normal School, this week took up his duties as a member of the faculty of the public school at Rising Sun. Miss Minnie Henry has returned to Swarthmore after spending her vacation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Henry. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. J. Kindley, of Passaic, N. J., are visiting Mrs. Kindley's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. Pliny Fisher. Misses Bernice Lawless, Edith Towers and Pocohontas Somers have entered Salisbury State Normal School. Fire of unknown origin broke out in the boardwalk amusement section at Ocean City Tuesday morning, wiping out an entire city block, between South Division and Worcester Sts., and causing an estimated loss of $150,000, partly covered by insurance. Suspicion that the fire may have been the work of a firebug in the opinion of several residents and property owners lead to an official investigation. Reports from those who were on the scene shortly after the blaze was discovered coincide with statements that a blue colored flame shot skyward as from an explosion, igniting the entire rear sections of the Conway, Bryan and Rapoport Brothers amusement buildings. Eight volunteer fire companies from the Eastern Shore responded to the alarm from Ocean City and succeeded in confining the flames to the one block. The fire broke out in the rear of the Rapoport Brothers' boardwalk amusement store and spread rapidly. Places destroyed and estimated losses are: Playland, owned by Thomas H. Conway and Joseph Bryan, $30,000; Rapoport Brothers' store, owned by Joseph and Nathan Rapoport, $25,000; Fun House, owned by Thomas H. Conway, $10,000; Jester's Restaurant, owned by Lloyd Jester, $4,500; cigarette store, owned by Jack Burns, $1,500; Joe's, owned by A. H. Monkhouse, $1,500; amusement store, owned by Jimmie Velis and Thomas Conway, $1,500. Damage to Ocean City's boardwalk and lighting system is estimated at $1,000. The nearby buildings saved from the flames included the Capitol Theatre and Dolle's Candy Store. The firemen also man- aged to save the new pier just finished a few weeks ago. It is said that considerable currency was lost in the flames, representing Labor Day receipts which proprietors were unable to bank because of the national holiday. Fire companies which responded to the alarm included those from Ocean City, Berlin, Newark, Snow Hill, Salisbury, Delmar, Laurel and Pocomoke City. The fire, by coincidence, started at the very street where the great Ocean City fire of December, 1925, was checked and wiped out one full block with the exception of the Capitol Theatre, which was saved. Mayor McCabe announced that work on the construction of a new boardwalk in the fire area will start immediately. Egg Producers Program Set For Md. Poultry Day The problems of Maryland's $23 million egg industry will have the attention of some of the nation's outstanding production and hiarket- ing authorities on September 15, according to Professor George D. Quigley, of the University of Maryland poultry department. Quigley explains that a special egg producer's program has been arranged ' as part of the Maryland 'Poultry Day activities at the University. The egg producer's program starts at 1 p. m. under the chairmanship of Mr. Leland Graham, of Southern States Cooperative, and vice-president of the Maryland State Poultry Council. , Dr. Wilbur O. Wilson, of the University of California, is the first speaker. He will discuss environmental factors affecting egg production. J. C., Taylor, Extension poul- tryman, of New Jersey, will discuss modern methods in his talk, "An Up- to-the-Minute Program for Profitable Egg Production." Maryland egg producers who want to improve their marketing practices --with consequent increase in profits --can get some good tips from Dr. J. C. Huttar, of GLF Cooperative. His talk is on "Getting the High Dollar for Your Eggs." Dr. Huttar is past president of the Poultry and Egg National Board and is described by Quigley as "a recognized authority on egg marketing." Earl Mack, West Sunbury, Pa., owner of one of the largest commercial laying flocks in the Northeast, will discuss the outlook in this region in his talk, "The Road Ahead for Northeastern Producers." A panel discussion devoted to individual problems of production, marketing and disease control on Maryland farms has been arranged to wind up the program. This panel will be manned by Norman Rebert, of Westminster; John Martinuk, of Elkton; Joseph Coshun, of Union Bridge, and Dr. L. M. Dansky, of Hagerstown. Professor Quigley will serve as moderator for the panel. Mrs. J. Kemp Stevens Insurance and Annuities The Equitable Life Assurance Society U. S. Phone 14-W Denton, ML Dr. Fred J. Wright Dr. Alton Billmeier Dr. C. Elsie Billmeier Optometrists Phone 61 Hours 9 to 5 Closed Thursday Afternoon DENTON, MD. HOW JACK WEBB ROSE TO FAME AND FORTUNE Televison star Jack Webb has become one of the leading personalities in the business with his dramatizations of the famed "Dragnet" series. Read .the story of his life starting in September 12th issue of The American Weekly, magazine with the Baltimore Sunday American. For House of Delegates G. ARTHUR McDANIEL X GREENSBORO Mrs. Ethel Thornton, Correspondent Phone 8341 Mr. and Mrs. John Hayclen, Mrs. Harry Draper and their nephew, Alfred Shockley, of Hopewcll, Va., spent, a few days last week with T/Sgt. and Mrs. George Weider- hoeft. of South River, N. J. Mr. and Mrs. George Hodges, of Philadelphia, spent the week-end with Rev. and Mrs. W. P. Watson and family. Johnny, Carol and Billy Clark, of Centreville, spent a few days this week at the home of their aunt, Mrs. Gertrude Longfellow. Mrs. Alvin Tribbitt and son, Billy, and daughter, Mrs. Fred Reed, and son, Dennis, of Milford, spent part of last week in Wilmington, Del., and Philadelphia and Oganza, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Taylor, Sr., left Tuesday for a two months tour of the Western States; also visiting their son, Lt. Boone Taylor, of the U. S. Navy, and family, of San Diego, California. Dr. and Mrs. Myron Smith and daughter, Cheryl, of Pocomoke, spent the week-end with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Karcher and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Smith. Miss Dorothy Svvann, of Wilmington, spent last week with her mother, Mrs. Georgia Swann, and family. Miss Elise Roe and Mrs. Roxanna Kornrumpf were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hursey Porter. Mr. and Mrs. George Dittmar, of Union N. J., spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dittmar. Mr. Dittmar returned home from Memorial Hospital, Easton, on Wednesday of last week. Mrs. Robert Edge and son, Bruce, of Frederica, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Blackburn, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Riffle and family moved Saturday from the Bastian Apartments, on Maple Ave., to the Charles Travis property, on Church St., which they purchased. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Morris, of Virginia, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Marvel. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Monroe and daughters, Connie and Kay, spent several days last week on a trip to the Smoky Mountains, Tenn., returning through North Carolina, Virginia and the Skyline Drive. Mr. and Mrs. Whital Laramore were Saturday visitors of their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Laramore, and children, of Dover. Cpl. Irving Dolby arrived home Sunday from Heilbroom, Germany. He has re-enlisted and will be home until Oct. 24, when he will return to Germany. Miss Judy Thornton, of Hillsboro, spent the week-end with her grandmother, Mrs. Florence Thornton. Circle No. 1, Mrs. Elva Bilbrough, leader, was entertained at the home of Mrs. Bowers on Thursday of last week. Circle No. 2 met Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Ola Dulin and Mrs. Mary Cohee was hostess. Circle No. 3, Miss Mary Draper, leader, was entertained at the home of Miss Clara j Seward last Thursday evening. The Young Peoples Circle held their meeting in the WSCS Hall last Thursday evening. The regular monthly meeting of the WSCS was held Thursday evening at their hall. Mr. and Mrs. Horace Case, of Philadelphia, returned home Monday after a ten-day visit with Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Taylor, Sr. Their daughter, Mrs. W. M. Hugg, and daughter, Barbara, of Milford, visited them on Friday. Miss Clara Seward spent the weekend with Mrs. Lee Wroten, of Wilmington. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Porter announce the birth of a daughter, Christine Elizabeth, on Sept. 6, at Memorial Hospital, Easton. Mrs. A. W. -Brumbaugh, who underwent an operation Saturday at Memorial Hospital, Easton, is getting along as well as can be expected. Mrs. Klair Jackson, of Wilmington, visited her sister, Mrs. Bradford Cooper, and family on Monday of last week. Mr. Calvin Porter, of Mt. Wilson, Md., spent the holiday week-end at his home here. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johnson, of Linwood, Pa., spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Porter. Mr. and Mrs. Purnal Dean attended the wedding and reception of Miss Charlotte Ann Ellwanger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Ellwanger, and Mr. Robert Long, at the Methodist Church, Georgetown, Del., on Saturday. Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Moyer, Sr., were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moyer, of Lima, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Moyer, Jr., and daughter, Kathy, of Lansdale, Pa., and Mr. and Mrs. William Thompson, of Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Heath Bowman and children spent the holiday week-end with relatives in Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stengel, Jr., and son, Bryan, of Baltimore, spent the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stengel, Sr. Mrs. G. H. Nashold has returned from a recent visit with relatives in Service Short 7th DIV., KOREA--Pfc. William J. Neal, whose wife, Elma Jean, lives near Denton, is a member of an Army unit planning to build a two- room addition to a Korean primary school to ease crowded conditions. The project, was planned by the 7th Quartermaster Company. The school originally was built under the 7th Infantry Division's Assistance to Korea program. Neal, son of Mr. and Mrs. Win| gate Neal, of Denton,- entered the Army in March 1953 and arrived in Korea last November. West Virginia and Virginia. She was accompanied by her cousin, Mrs. Mary Holman, of Richmond, Va., who had been visiting her and her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. John Kershaw, of Wilmington. Mr. and Mrs. John Hull and family, of Frederick, were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Goldsborough. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Thawley and children, of Wilmington, spent Sunday with them. Mrs. Joseph Bishop and daughter, Miss Paige, and Miss Pearl Bishop, of Centreville, were callers Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dolby and son, Sherman; Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Dolby, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lituski and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Draper spent Sunday at Atlantic City. MOORE FUNERAL HOME WHERE YOU SET YOUR OWN PRICE NO EXTRA CHARGES FOR EMBALMING OR OTHER NORMAL SERVICES J. VIRGIL MOORE CHARLES V. MOORE DENTON 261 Bowen King, Inc. MEMBER GUILD OF PRESCRIPTION OPTICIANS OF AMERICA, INC. 7 North Harrison Street Phone 773 EASTON, MD. CLOSED THURSDAYS--SATURDAY 1 P. M. "Buy Or Build Today" ELEY- Built Homes Are Better \\ Ijou. Will U QLd We Feature In Our Homes 1. Sound Construction 2. Good Materials 3. Good Workmanship 4. Proper Insulation 5. Livability I/OH Jfave Zley Build rr IN MEMORY In memory of my dear son, Luther Pippin, Jr., who was so suddenly called from us 19 years ago, September 8th r 1935. O dear son how I do think of the years gone by, How you were by my side helping with little things, Yes, with that beautiful smile and warm white hands, Always ready, always there. Yes, all our dreams can pass so fast, So soon can they vanish from sight, Yes, there is twlight and evening stars, Like the shadows of the coming night. And after that the dark, And there will be no sadness or farewell When I have crossed the bar. For we will not pass this way again. Mother, Mrs. L. J. Pippin. IN MEMORIAM HARRIS--In loving memory of Thurman B. Harris, who died four years ago, September 10, 1950. No one knows the silent heartache, Only those who have lost can tell Of the grief that is borne in silence For the one you loved so well. Days of silence still come over us, Secret tears do often flow, Memory keeps you ever near us, Though you passed away four years ago. Sadly missed by wife, Clara M. Harris. * * , Planned Wiring * It means something very much better to have your Electrical Work Planned and Installed by Gale Electric Company Telephone 111 Denton, Md. You might be glad tomorrow that we did your Electrical Work Today with Johnny Bell Stump your friends wiffe Mrs one! Next time neighbors come over for the evening, ask them how much they think a telephone call to the most distant part of the country costs. Chances are they'll guess way too high. Because o/ier 6 p.m. or on Sundays, you can actually call station-to-station anywhere in the United States for-two donors or less! (This minimum charge doesn't include federal tax which is now only 10%.) Now that you think of it, isn't there someone you'd like to call right now? 6. Free Plans 7. Architectural Correctness 8. Proper Heating Plumbing 9. Moderate Prices 10. Reasonable Financing All Building Material Supplies Reasonably Priced We Have Lots For Sale (Buy Your Lot $10.00 Per Month) Phone Hillsboro 3211 3951 Nite 3212 ELEY CONSTRUCTION CO. LUMBER CO. MOORE BLOCK. CO. New neighbors 'down the rood? You'll be calling on them soon. Mom wiH bake a cake, Pop will help around the house, the kids win show their new friends where the swimming hole is. AH of us owe newcomers little courtesies like these. And we feel the same way about party-line telephone service, too. If someone's on the phone when you want to use it, you hang up gently and give the person a chance to finish his conversation. This, and other acts of consideration, are neighborly things to do. And they make party-line service much better for everyone! The Chesapeake Potomac Telephone Company of Baltimore City NEWSPAPER!
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