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JournalEvery Evening, Wilmington, Delaware, Friday, August 4, 1944 Foil! Life Policies Show Increase Miliord Paper Drive Is 'Habit? Just Like 'Putting Trash Out' NEWS FROM THE DELMARVA PENINSULA Lively Month For Rotarians Kent County, Body Plans Numerous Events Bond Sale Total Listed Portrait Presentation Features Shore Teachers College Finals Governor O'Conor Asked to Accept "PrexyV Picture At Garden Party; TVaval Academy Chaplain To 26 Seniors August 18 SALISBURY. Aug. 4 (Special). The commencement exercises for 26 members of the senior class of the Salisbury State Teachers College Friday "morning at 10 :30 o'clock, Aug. 18, will be preceded by a garden party and a portrait presentation in which Gov, Herbert R. O'Conor is expected to participate, Frances Jane Insley of Mardela is the honor Champion Dish Holder Maker Civilian Defense Leaders Boast Weekly Collections Of Paper and Hundreds of Tons Turned Back To Industry; Blood Donation Aug. 28 MILFORD, Aug. 4 'Special)-While intensive drives to collet I scrap paper will be inaugurated in many communities in Delaware dur.n September as the collections have fallen short. Milford Civilian Dfe leaders boast the. fact that the collections have been maintained here weekly since the start of the campaigns. The collections in Milford have been made through the Milford OCD. MiIford Motor Corps, and the Boy i i i Scouts. Nears 98th Birthday in Caroline Farmboy Dead, 1 Mrs. Eseneth Williams Jones Still Delights in Making Useful Articles for Her Friends; Her Record In One Year Was Total of 1,900 FEDERALSBURG, Aug. 4 (Special). Another year seems to have made little perceptible change in Eseneth Williams Jones, oldest resident of this community who will celebrate her ninety-eighth birthday next Tuesday. Mrs. Jones is without dispute the champion "hot dish holder" maker rln-1 Naval I be given by Capt. William N. Thorn is, chaplain of the U. Academy, following the baccal reate-invocauon winch the Rev. Nelson M. Gage of St. Peter Prot- estant Episcopal Church will de- Mrs. William Tilghman will' render the processional by Meyer- 1 bf er and the recessional by De-! Koven. The College Trio, consisting XT, fy Tary Alarsnau ana i Kathleen Srmthson. and accom- i ranied by Hazel Dunnock, will sing i "Trees" by Kilmer-Rasback and "The Daffodils" by Wordsworth- I Gartlan Every Saturday the city is canvassed by these organizations and scrap paper is picked up from the curbs. It has become as much of a habit with Milford residents to place their scrap paper on the curb Savor-days, as it is to put out trash on Fridays. The paper has been collected regularly and conveyed to the Old Red Mill where it is transferred to the proper channels. Hundreds of tons of paper has been, and is still being collected here for the salvage campaign. Cooperative To Meet a 1C" "UUI5 ailr ne Qmea at the ranch home of another social-Dr. ite. Mrs. Frances wife of an Army corporal, was indicted by a Monterey County grand 1ury which head a number of socially promi-wiil nent Carmel residents and ranch hands tell of events preceding the death of Jay Lovett. Pretty Mrs. Nancy Linde, wife of a San Francisco physician, testified the youth had dinner at her ranch last July 15, the night his body was found near Mrs. Andrews' home, she said young Lovett was sum-will moned bv Mrs. Andrews "to look at a sick calf." District Attorney Anthony Brazil -v. fVlCV -I "All- the class, who will be presented by Dr. Florence Simonds, win make tne presentation, oov. Herbert it. Conor has been invited to accept the portrait, which was painted by Miss Dorothy Mitchell. Alumni To Meet The garden party will be followed Senior dinner at 5:30 p. m. and the induction of the seniors in- i to the Alumni Association at 6:30 p. m. Mrs. Sara Collins Kelly, i alumni nresicent, will be in charge; The alumni especially are invited i a rnmnipncpmpnt The senior ball on Aug. 11 and the reception to seniors at the home of the president on Aug. 16 are also in- Members of the class will be pre- sented by Dr. T. J. Caruthers to J. D. Biackweil who will confer I the degree of bachelor of science in I education. Nicholas Orem, member of the state Board of Education, will award the diplomas. The program close with the singing of the "Alma Mater" by Black and the benediction by Dr. Gage. A unique feature of this years fa commencement activities wul be a garden party from 4 to a p. m. on Thursday at which the portrait of Dr. J. D. Biackweil, president of the college for the last nine years. be presented by the members of the January. 1944. class. i Miss Elizabeth Wood, president of oi this or any other state. She uses material and bindings by the yard and turns out holders by the hundred which she delights in giving to relatives and friends. She attributes her clear mind to the fact that she keeps herself occupied and her remarkable energy is an amazing feature to those around her who are kept busy getting materials for her work. Between her ninety-sixth and ninety-seventh birthdays she completed 1.900 hot dish holders. In earlier years Mrs. Jones was an expert needlewoman, who has to her credit the making of an innumerable number of quilts and aprons. She is quite proud of the facb that she can still thread her own needle and her fine hand work speaks for itself. She takes a genuine pleasure in reading the daily papers, and keeps well posted on current events and modern trends. She has a re restive memory and can recall many in cidents irom ner girinrxxi. sne is -i- -i ic im i- in? Jor a brep.Kfasft. and keePs ner alert mentality in nace with her rood Dhvsical condi I All in all. Mr, Jones is the most remarkably "vnnnj ii.e n.uw lu iiuaii ounes, til i known farmer of this section, Mrs. Jones makes her home with her I daughter, Mrs. William R. Pusey. I She is the oldest living child of the 12 born to tne lace Samuel and i irom a family noted for their longevity in this section. Besides her daughter, she has two sons. Wil- nam M. Jones of Philadelphia and; Samuel Jones of Easton, and several srrandchildren and great-' grandchildren. Each year she looks forward with eager and joyful anticipation to her i birthday anniversary, as the occa- i sion when she enjoys visits from fnpnrit and rpiative fine nt tho hihiiphf nt th. i'wUI Ka mni ham Jones of Philadelphia brings wun nun eacn year, a Dig cecorated birthday cake, which she exhibits to her friends with pleasure. i Tri i SolulCr IvlllCfl xvilltu "1 X3 JL 1 liCiV llliTACl CHE3TERTOWN. Aug. 4 (Special). Members of the Chester-town Rotary Club are looking forward to an active August, accord ing to Herbert F. Ward, chairman of the program committee. Monday evening, Aug. 7, the Rotarians will be guests of George Kellas, local restaurant owner, at an old fashioned fish fry on the grounds of his home on Chester River. Later the club will be guests of Mayor Philip G. Wilmer, for a program at the Kent Defense Corporation's cafeteria. Following the dinner- Rotarians will be conducted by Mayor Wilmer, who is president of the corporation, on a tour of the plant. The annual dinner will be held during the month at Andelot estate in Worton. when the club will be guests of Walter Churchman, manger of the estate, at a beach party and dinner. Bond Sales 5100,000 Over Following the close of the Fifth War Loan Bond Sale campaign Charles F. Wheatley of this city, county chairman, announced yesterday that the county sale totaled $420,464.25, approximately $100,000 over" the county's quota of $325,000. To Hold Sing at Food Plant Manager Henry Demain of the Vita Food Products Corporation plant here and Bandmaster C. Julian Coleman of the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company band, arranging for the weekly community sing at the plant on Tuesday evening, will present three Negro male quartettes, together with choruses by the younger and adult operators of the Negro departments as highlights of the program. There will be other entertainment features. Wil liam G. Smyth, former president of nuiil M--r w--v www- i the fire company, will be master of ceremonies. The program will begin at 8:15 p.m. i nn I Sa TuH thbf ofethe i unesienown postomce wuuia oe if' of 10 p. the present closing hour. The money order and registered letter departments will continue to close at 6 p. m. daily. Arrest Made in Brutal Attack on Elkton Man ELKTON, Aug. 4 (Special). Charged with assaulting John B. Hartnett of Elkton by striking him on the head with a brick late last Saturday night while he was on his way to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jo- seph Clay on West High Street, where he boards, Calvin Yeats, 19 I vears old. formerly of West Vireinia. is bein2 held for hearing here in the I fAtintv aU Mr. Hartnett was struck several times anci was ound an uncon- cninv. Eton Hospital The assault took place almost ci front the-home of Mr. wiUiam L. Locmis. The i awakened M-s Loomis and: n0ke "ea 's- i-OOma aUQ when fhe looked out of her front i bedroom window she recognized the assailant's victim and called her husband. Witnout taking time to get his shoes Mr. Loomis pursued the assaliant. Several residents in that section of the town have identified Yeats as the man they saw near the scene of the assault. He will be given a hearing before Trial Magistrate James Weinroth of Elkton within a few days. The motive of the as- isault is alleged to have been rob- ben'- Lower Shore xr oumiers ncnoneu nurij SALISBURY. Aug. 4 (Spe- cial). Two more Marylanders from the lower shore have been wounded ew woundd. in Italv Privafp T.pp n'm private Samuel Lee Collins, 18, youngest son of Mr. and Roland M. Collins, Hebron, who have three other sons in service, was wounded in France. In the Army less than a year, i i i i i -mr gv Mrs. Eseneth Jones Fcderalsbura's oldest icoman. ianicd necdle worker. wiU celeDre her mnety.eiQhth birthday Tuesday. ears Dairv Changes Hands Seaford Plant Established By Ex -Legislator Sold To Howard Larrimore SEAFORD. Aug. 4 iSpe- cial). Announcement cf the sale aSjSii; commncemeatiFrom Soldiers, Prisoners Caroline oet For Blood Gifts Donors Campaign to Start Aug. 14; Youth Caravan To Conduct Church Rites DENTON, Aug. 4 (Special). Mrs. Dawson O. George of Denton is Caroline County chairman of the local blood donors' campaign to be conducted Aug. 14 and 15. Committees have been appointed to register donors willing to cooperate when the need for blood plasma has increased because of fighting around the world and the quota assigned to this county is greater than in previous campaigns, The mobile blood unit of Baltimore will visit Federalsburg, Aug. 14. and will be at Denton, Aug. 15, for the convenience of persons living in the upper and central sections of Caroline County. A carnival for the benefit of the Federalsburg Volunteer Fire Company will be held in Federalsburg, beginning Aug. 23 and continuing through Sept. 4, on the baseball grounds. Proceeds from the carnival will be applied to payment for new equipment. The last carnival in Federalsburg was in 1931. A youth caravan, consisting oi three young women and their counselor, Mrs. J. A. Rood of Easton, will conduct meetings at St. Paul's Methodist Church, Greensboro, Aug. 5 to 12. Members of the caravan are Miss Nancy C. Stlmson of Ard-more, Miss Mildred Parrish of Trinity, N. and Miss Colleen Gilmore of Hattiesburg, all either college graduates of students. Members of the group will have charge of Sunday school and will conduct meetings both morning and evening until Thursday, when a service will be held at Garland Lake, near Denton, in the evening. George W. Clendaniel of Denton, county agent, will serve as chairman of a meeting or farmers interested in the recently organized produce auction block at Harmony, today, at 8:30 p. m. Mary del Engineer Awarded Legion Of Merit Medal MARYDEL. Aug. 4 (Special). Staff Sergt. Julius M. Zaunfughs of Marydel has been awarded the Legion of Merit by the War Department for meritorious conduct in connection with construction of air bases in French West Africa. Sergeant Zaunfughs of the Engineer Corps demonstrated ability, leadership and tireless energy in directing construction of wooden buildings and utilizing the limited materials and manpower at Ascension Island, the citation states. At Leopoldville and Rafisque he extended his activities to all phases of construction, hastening the completion of these bases. James C. Gorrell, 70, Dies at North East NORTH EAST, Aug. 4 (Special). James C. Gorrell. 70 years old. resident of North East practically all his life, died at his home yesterday after a brief illness. Besides his wife, Mrs. Cecelia Gorrell, he is survived by four daughters, Mrs. James Biddle. Mrs. William Carter, Mrs Jean Curran of North East, and Mrs. Lawrence Simmons of Elkton; also one brother, Charles Gorrell of North East. The funeral wm be held from the home Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with interment in North East Methodist cemetery. 1 SEE VS FIRST FOR THINGS ELECTRIC LIGHT BULBS SILVER 1 of the William B. Mears dairy toltary of Worcester Firemen To Meet at Ocean City OCEAN' CITY, Aug. 4 (Spe-; cial). Fire comDanies from iiS I section and lower Delaware are planning to attend the sixteenth 1 i Couty Firemen's Association to be held at the pier here next Wednes daJ; fu At 3 ip. the program will begin with Mrs. George Vincent singing "Tho et-- Termor" TVi! "The Star Spangled Banner." The Rev. w. L. Dewees of St. Paul's- by-the-Sea Episcopal Church will I give the invocation The welcoming address will be delivered by Mayor Clifford P. Cropper while Walter S. Ringler of Bishopvule. president of the association, will also speak. There will The annual membership meeting of the Southern States Cooperative in this section will be held in Grange Hall, Tuesday, Aug. 8. Board members will be selected, and election to the Women Ad- vl 'H1 eId Blood Donations Aug. 28, 29 The Blooc Donor Mobile Unit will be in Milford cn Aug. 23, and 23. The donating will take place a the Milford Community Building, beginning at noon on Aug. 23. Strikes Keep 31,000 Off Jobs 4,000 Additional Are Idle In Canada in Stoppage Of Trolley, Bus Service By Associated. Press Throughout the nation seme were idle today in labor disputes and 4,000 more in Montreal, Que. Residents of Montreal went about their affairs by automobile, truck, bicycle and afoot in the second day of a complete of the tram and bus service. There appeared to be no immediate settlement in sight of a union shop dispute between the Tramways Co. and the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employes. Seven thousand employes of five General Motors' Chevrolet gear and axle division plants in Detroit voted last night to continue their week-old strike. Another meeting was planned for Sunday. Also in Detroit 850 were idle at the Gear Grinding Machine and 400 at the Bulldog Electric Products Company. In the latter case the War Labor Board ordered the strikers to return to work. Four thousand employes at the Kelsey-Hayes Wheel Co. and 450 at the Briggs Manufacturing Co. in Detroit returned to the job. Six thousand strikers at John A. Roebling's Sons and Roebling and Trenton, N. were ordered back to work by the WLB but a return had not yet started. A walkout of 600 truck drivers, helpers and warehousemen virtually halted truck transportation out of Richmond, in a wage dispute. Another new stoppage saw 700 out at Chicago Screw Co. A dozen other continuing disputes kept nearly 10,000 more away from work. Let ireedom ring on Uncle Sam' cash register! Buy U. S. War Bonds and Stamps! vur I or nM Qua Sn At Cb' of Somtavon. WUm. 9U in TO KEEP YOUR HOME NEAT I HANDY 1 STEP STOOLS 1 $.50 10c 20c eacrf-1 2r5Cuj Ordinary Issues in 1943 Loner by Commis- sioner Swain Reports DOVER, Aug, 4 (Special). Ordinary life insurance policies issued in Delaware during 1943 were 1,159 fewer in number than in 1942 and $1,034,413 less in amount, State Insurance Commissioner William J. Swain discloses in his report on the condition, as of last Dec. 31. of four Delaware life insurance companies and 59 companies of other states doing business in this state as of last March 1. However, there were 5,204 more policies of $10,706,132 in amount in force at the end of lastayear than the previous year. Fewer Life Groups Issued While three fewer group life insurance policies were issued last year, the amount was $9,660,407 greater. Four more group policies were in force at the end of last year and the amount of the policies in I force at the end of last year was I $3,920,310 greater. In the Industrial life policy classification, 1,899 fewer policies were i issued last year and the amount was $68,950 less last year. The amount of industrial policies in force at the lend of last year, however, was I QOn 30a crroat-jar than at. the. end Of the previous year. A total of 20,745 ordinary life insurance policies, aggregating was issued last year. The insurance commission's statement also listed 16 group insurance policies issued amounting to and 35,123 industrial life policies amounting to $11,200,317. The group, policies wer issued by 13 different companies and the industrial policies by 14 companies. Other Data Figures on industrial insurance included: Policies terminated, amount, $7,655,111: policies in force last Dec. 31, amount, premiums received, claims incurred. claims settled, $1,227,967. The statement of condition of fire and marine insurance companies as of last Dec. 31. authorized to transact business in Delaware on the past March 31, shows: Net premiums received, ret losses paid, $1,216,305: net losses incurred, The report covers two Delaware stock companies, eight Delaware mutual companies, 117 companies of other states, and 21 United States branches of foreign countries. Local Post-War Needs Outlined To Rotarians MIDDLETOWN, Aug. 4 (Special). At the weekly meeting of the Middletown Rotary Club Wednesday evening, R. C. Beckett, state sanitary engineer and secre- the Delaware Interstate Commission on Cooperation, spoke. He was introduced by Dr. J. Niles. a former member of the Rotary Club, who has recently been appointed a member of the State Board of Health. Mr. Beckett emphasized the fact that all states in the union are arranging for a postwar program, and health conditions will be one of the features. He stressed the study of low-cost housing and a comfort station as necessary projects for Middletown, and a round table discussion on these iPJci; wuutu vice to De neia uoenran square. Walter R. Cremeans, general preter of the Baltimore Presby- fy wl11 sPeak- Dr- Cremeansis a former pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Springfield, 111. On Aug. 13 the services will be conducted entirely by laymen of this community, and T. Blair Ely of Wilmington will speak. The Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown at a special meeting held this week voted to hold a firemen's carnival here from Aug. 21 to 25. The firemen have made arrangements with the Kay Amusement; Company to set up the whole program. The committee in charge comprises Harris Berkman, chairman. John W. Dickinson, president of the company, Leland Sinex, Clarke Burge and Edwin E. McDowell. James Buckworth of Mt. Pleasant has purchased the meat and grocery business of the late Thomas R. Savin of Middletown, and opened for business on Monday morning, For a number of years Mr. Buck- worth has conducted a similar busi ness at Mt. Pleasant. Delmar Casualty Back SALISBURY, Aug. 4 (Special). Sergt. Vaughn E. Hitchens, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hitchens of Delmar, has returned to the United States after being injured in a leap from a scout car during an air raid in Italy. Sergeant Hitchens, veteran of two battles, was serving with a reconnalsance unit when hurt. He left his unit south of Rome. LOW COST MOVING Our Moving Rates Are Moderate. Our Service Is Courteous PHONE 6000 And Have Moving Problems Settled JAMES S. LOWE TRANSFER CO. 26th Gov. Print Blvd. rTIIWWP I prise this week. The consideration was not announced. Pt. W.W.Blackburn Is Hit! The Mears dairy, now located at lti-i 'Arch Street and DuPont Road, was Un Dual Highway; Legion founded by former State Rep. Wil- TWt 1 c. rram B. Mears 22 years ago and I Llects ew Staff now serves a large ber of cus- tomcrs in this vicinity. For the socialite Held Wife of Army Corporal Accused in 'Jealousy' Slaying of Her Employe SALINAS. Calif. Aug. 4 n. An ttnntU attractlv? 3o-year-old matron of elite Carmel Valley society awaited arraignment today on a I murdering a 19-year-old farmboy, W. 1 said the motive for the shootin; I 8 obviously was jealousy, After the indictment was re-i turned, Corp. Frank Andrews issued COntCndinS WS innocence "Of course she wrote letters to Jay and signed them 'love. Frances'." his statement said. "That was perfectly natural. We treated that boy like a son. This is what I call tough jus- tice." XT 11 1. i spot wnere me youm OOQ iay. witnesses saia, was iouna ooaj icj lon25n to Mrs. Andrews, tt tanneries lO Oet tlelp BALTIMORE, Aug. 4. The labor situation in Maryland for the coming peak canning season for corn and tomatoes was described yester- Ha Tkjr-ner i i Commission officials More than 24,000 of an estimated rrr i i i 1 i o.uuu worsers neeaea ior tne pacs- i ing already have been promised, 'the officials said, and others are expected to be enroUed from inten-1 sifted recruitment drives the local areas. I in rf nrH Seven canneries in Harford County began to pack corn and the 1,000 workers needed there will 4, i w. i UIlLCci iUl U1C oiiu a iiumuc of prisoners of war, as well as the transient and local employes. The tomato canning, which began this week on the Eastern Shore, Lags on Iudustrv IS'eeds ANNAPOLIS. Aug. 4 OP). Joseph F. Kaylor, state forester, as serted yesterday that 'tne lumoer industry in Maryland lags behind" many of the eastern states despite the fact that Maryland occupies "an cnviaoie position aiong t-ne. Auanuc seaboard for the ready sale of for est products. Kaylor said that the industry in Maryland is able to supply wood-using industries within the state's boundaries with only 25 per cent if V- i r- i ti yi 1 1 1 ttew todustrie. compelled to send out of the stat.3 each year as much as $4,500,000 thpv ar nfthip to obtain locally." the state forester stat. fnrestr declared. Many 3Iore Women Take Teacher Positions SALISBURY, Aug. 4 (Special). Members of the senior class of the State Teachers College who have accepted teaching positions for 1944-45 follow: Msss Marceia Trances Smith Bailey in Caroline County, Miss Catherine Louise Bioodsworth, Miss Shirley E. Churchill, Miss Vida Marguerite Covingrton, Miss Edith Eiien Farlow, Miss Charlotte Anne Gordy, MaTgaret Ann Jones, Miss Mary Josephine Marshall, Miss Sara Ann Britton and Miss M. Jane Grey in Anne Arundel County. Miss Virginia Lee Callahan. Miss Helen Hazel Dunnock, Miss Betty De'ores Parks, Miss Lets Pauline Trioe. and Miss Edith Elaine Wilson in Prince George's County, Miss Mary Elizabeth Spilman Ellis and Miss Sara Jane Timmons in Wicomico County; Miss Franks Jims Inslev in Dorchester County; Mis Isabella Clark Lynch nd Miss Pearl Marlon r.crce in Cecil County; Miss Betty Comegys Nock in Baltimore City, and Miss Mildred May Simpers and Miss Kathleen Smithson in Harford County. European War mechanic. Private Reilly estimates he characterized as "more like the Fourth of July. The private wears the American defense ribbon, the European War Theatre ribbon with three battle stars, and the Good Conduct Medal as evidences of his war activities. Private Whaland Clark, U. S. M. C. who had been spending a month's furlough here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. Clark, following a leg ailment, which had confined him to a hospital in a California Camp, left here yesterday upon orders from the Marine Corps to report for duty at. Cherry Point, N. C. He has practically recovered from his injuries. be talks by State Senator Thomas i will extend probably until October F. Johnson, as well as Phillip Ryan, the northernmost counties, the president of the State Firemen's SwMC said, with comparably little Association. I difficulty anticipated in obtaining Presentation of merit buttons to sufficient labor to complete the pack. four veteran firemen is to be made by Gov. Herbert R. O'Conor, asU.i Fnrpstpr Savs lalp fn-lnn-s- "Merman TTU Pnrnmnke i -'111. OTCS ICT JA Idle ELKTON, Md. Aus 4 (Special) Wnile Private Woodrow W. Black- wAm, tr 'burn, 32. of near Elkton, a soldier stationed at Camp Levington, Mr Larrimore' for many years was a n.5iv.nS tv, 'associated with the w. b. Cavev in.nv nw but later became associat- Private Collins, brother of MrE. last nisni, serve ior ine en-TahPi rniiin wfMtare nf the suing year: Past commander, Law- 4" pany of Baltimore. of tn L- Colbert, as arrested by State Patrolman Nathan Kaplan, charged wiui inaaaiausmer. ine aeceasea was uiiuini icu. iiie unvei wnt ue given a hearing in a few days. Cecil Tost Elects Cecil Post, American Legion Elkton. elected the following of- son Crothers; vice-commander. Ralph Crothers: adjutant, Ellis D. E. Rollins; finance officer, John K. Burkley; sergeant-at-arms, Frank Woods; color bearer, John J. Ma-loney; delegates to the state con-! vention which will be held in Baltimore, next week: Daniel Keesey, i Warren W. Boulden. Albert Peters, 1 and Joseph McFadden. Soldier Held in Auto Case i William Murphy, a soldier from Fort Deveras, was arrested near Elkton yesterday by State Patrolman Nathan Kaplan of this fn nS SnN '5 He was driving the car when detected. He is being held at the county Jail here, to await the arrival of the New Jersey officials. 300,000,000 Tons Dust A Kansas dust storm of May 1934 is estimated to have moved tons of soil, and some of it was deposited on ships 200 miles out in the Atlantic. City. 42 years' service; A. W. Clapp, Berlin. 55 years; King Sturgis, Snow Hill, 45 years, and 'Andrew Truitt. Ocean City, 40 years. At thP rnnrlusion nf the after-1 noon session, election of officers i will take place. The Rev. Eugene T. Stout of St. Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Church will dismiss the assembly I with benediction. Berlin Cannery to Get WFA Award Tomorrow- BERLIN. Md Aug. 4-rSpecial -Hundreds of friends guests and employes of Richard PJUips. Jr. oons canning plant whl gather at the Globe Theatre tomorrow af-i. ternoon, to witness the official presentation of the War Food Ad- ministration Achievement award. Governor Herbert R. O'Conor of Maryland will be the guest speaker at the program which will begin at 2:30 o'clock. Dr. Ernest N. Cory. Maryland state Entomologist, will be master of ceremonies. The Wicomico High School Band, under the. direction of H. B. Marsten, will furnish music for the gala event. Wendell S. Holmes, executive officer Procurement Division. Office of the Quartermaster General, of Washington, will present the award. will be accepted by J. Richard Phillips, senior partner of the firm. Each Employe will be eligible to, wear the coveted achievement pin and presentation will be made by Niles Maryland State supervisor of War Food Administration. Howard Larrimore of this city was maae by Mr. Mears yesterday. The sale involves one of the most mod em dairy processing plants in lower Delaware. Mr. Larrimore will assume active direction of the cnter- Pas5 verai years the plant had oeen unarr ine autcuon or 'WUi'flm Wfjrt erv'in2 the a-med fores 1 ed with the local DuPont nylon plant. Mr. Mears will remain in an ansory capacity in the new or- iganization for the presenb. Announcement of the sale of the Howard l.anP farm nar Atlanta to i Robert McKinley of Mineola, L. nas been made by Frederick J. Bauer local realtor As result of a bazaar held last week in the social parlors of St John's Methodist Troop No. 2, Seaford Girl Scouts, realized $35. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Andrews of i-his city have announced the birth of a son, Raymond Paul, in Peninsula i General Hospital, Saturday, July 25 Mr. Andrews is a seaman second class in the U. S. Navy and is now stationed in California. Charles E. Atlkins SALISBURY. Aug. 4 (Spe i ciai). Funeral services will be held i tomorrow, afternoon at Mt. Zion Church, near Powellville. for Charles E. Adkins, 71, retired farmer, who died Wednesday at his home, 102 State Street, Delmax. Formerly of near Snow Hill, he is survived by his widow. Mrs. Flora Adkins. and six sons and daughters, several grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren, a brother, Noah D. Adkins. Delmar, a half-brother, Peter H. Adkins, Showell, Md. One of his sons is Corp. Vincent F. Adkins now in Italy. The Rev. Walter A. Donoway, Rev. William J. McKee, and Rev, E. C. Graham will officiate. Interment will be in the church cemetery. was his reference to "two close calls." He was in the infantry in the 29th Division. Before going into the service he was a mechanic with a Smyrna garage. ANY MAKE work gur-sm en ANTEED AND COMPLETED 12 IN 4 DAY Mi -at I i NOXON POLISH 1 RUBBER-LIKE STAIR TREADS LARGE METAL BOXES, Suitable for Tool Boxes, etc. Government rejects. Practically Indestructible ea. SCREW CENTER MOP HANDLES Salisbury Chamber of Commerce, was with the 115th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Division. Mrs. Collins said she had understood her son had suffered severe injuries to his eyes. Before being inducted he was a mechanic at the garage of Gordy Beach at Hebron, Staff Sergt. William Ollie Webber, 21, son of William Ollie Webber, of Crisfield, was seriously wounded in Normandy July 12, according to a War Department telegram to his father yesterday. He was itn Crianelas Company 115th infantry, 29th Division. 'Cotton Ed' Smith Sets Senate Service Mark WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (INS). Senator Ellison D. "Cotton Ed" Smith (D-SC) today established a record of the longest continuous service in the U. S. Senate. Smith, who is in his sixth term, exceeded the record of 35 years and five months set by William B. Allison of Iowa, who served from 1873 to 1908. It was a double celebration for Senator Smith, who also reached his 80th birthday Aug. 1, just after he was defeated for renomination in South Carolina. The colorful Smith, who became a strong anti-New Dealer, is expected to return to Washington next week to finish out his term. Output of Heavy Tires Increased in Crisis WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 OP). Backed by an Army promise to furlough some soldiers to help meet manpower requirements, manufacturers of heavy truck and bus tires turned today to the task of boosting output 30 per cent in August and September. The new production goal to meet the critical shortage of heavy casings was announced yesterday by Charles E. Wilson, executive vice-chairman of the War Production Board, who said. "We are calling on the tire industry to do the miraculous." FEEE! Copies of the famous 24-Page Booklet Kin of DeadDover Soldier Hears He Had Tivo Close Calls Before Two Kent County, Soldiers KELLOGG BRUSHES One for Every Purpose 25' HOME' up YOIB All Sizis i of CHAMOIS I 75c up 50 A 3-FOOT HOUSEHOLD STEP LADDERS 'COLOR Tells how home Make Good in CHESTERTOWN, Aug. 4 make your beautiful. Come in and jet your copy today. 'Special). Two Kent County sol- 1 that he has driven 40,000 miles dur-diers have been making commend- ing his Army career. He recalls able records in European war action, i vividly the bombhfg of Bizerte, which For removing great spot from wallpaper. Spread it en, wipt of, greaie ts gone. EJT-2E Paint Ladders lB DOVER, Aug. 4 (Special). Pfc. Walter F. Johnson, 25 years old, reported by the War Department as killed in action in France on July 2, had, had two "close calls," after which he had felt certain that from there on all would be well with him. The soldier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Johnson of between Ches-wold and Kenton, had told this in a letter to his parents, dated June 28, four days before he was killed. The parents were aware he had been wounded on D-Day through a photograph of stretcher-borne casualties which appeared in a newspaper They later obtained a photograph from which the newspaper cut wa- made and its sharper details proved the identification. He also had written his parents of D-Day, telling of his gruelling experience of on the beach all day. His only mention cf wounds E3 35c jjjl Phone 4-3132 I-rEpf Brushes one in oomoing missions and tne ether in truck mileage. Mrs. Wiinam Steele of Galena has received notice from somewhere in England that her son, Staff Sergt. Lewin Steele, has completed the required number of missions over enemy territory for furlough, which he wUl spend with his mother. Pfc. James W. Reilly, 24-year-old son of Mrs. Sarah Reilly of this city, a member of the U. S. Army Air Corps overseas, has served more than four and a half years in the Army, first with the Infantry Division and later being transferred to a bomb group in the Air Corps, he served as a truck driver Mr IMniMilriMllfiTmua 111 204-203 W. 7th St- 1

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