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Fourteen i Journal-Every Wilmington, Delaware, May. 13, 1943 Talbot Co. Given Liquor IBbard New ewes NEWS FROM THE DELMARVA PENINSULA 157 Semors.ibait;Diplpm In 5 Caroline High Schools Denton Leads With 59 Candidates; First Finals to Be Held at Ridgely on May 30 Commercial Stu- dents in Majority at Federalsburg DENTON, May 13- (Special) hundred and flfty-seyen graduates of five Caroline County high schools will receive their diplomas this month, W. Stewart Fitzgerald, superintendent of education, announced Commencement exercises will be conducted at Caroline, High School, Denton; at Greensboro High School, and at Preston High School, May 21, at 8 p. m.

The commencement at Ridgely High School will be held May 20, fii Beebe Hospital Finals Season Starts; Nurses9 Aides Capped? Eight Women Finish 80-Hour Course, Seven Others Given Service Stripes; Regular Student Nurses Get Their Diplomas on Friday, May 21 LEWES, -May 13 (Special). The graduation season for nurse training at Beebe Hospital began last tiight when seven Sussex County yesterday. Red Cross volunteer nurses' aides received their service stripes for having and eight other women received nurses' aide course. ti -T--; ti -r laim is uea Against Bank $3,000 Taken From Night Depository Sought; OCD Holds Gas Chamber Drill SALISBURY, Md, May 13 (Spe cial) The Wicomico County Liquor Control Board has filed a claim of $3,000 against the County Trust Co. Bank here, representing the amount stolen from the night depository by Marlon Thomas Hyland.

The claim, filed by William W. Travers, attorney for the board, requests cash payment or credit of the sum to the account of the liquor stork The claim is a formality the dispensary must go through to get its money. Hyland, 40-year-old Negro theatre manager, was sentenced to 18 months in a federal prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to taking the bag of money, containing liquor store receipts from Saturday's sales, from the night depository of the Main Street bank. All the money except $620 was re covered by FBI agents at the time of the Negro's arrest. Gas Drill Held Approximately 65 members of the Civilian Defense organization, in cluding four women attached to Red Cross units, attended a war gas in struction class and a live gas drill under the direction of Auxiliary Po lice Chief C.

Douglas Sergeant Tues day night. Sergeant instructed the class in the care and use of the gas mask. At the conclusion of the instruc tion period in the city hall, the class Underwent a live gas drill in a specially prepared chamber at the Municipal Park. Tear gas cap sules were melted and the group removed their masks before leaving the gas filled cubicle. Sergeant said the Wicomico County Civilian Defense did not contemplate giving gas masks to the civilian population but only to OCD personnel.

There are about 400 gas masks available in Salisbury. Certificates Awarded Seventy-two members of the Ground Observers Corps of Salis bury, Post 64-A, were awarded cer tiflcates of graduation Tuesday upon completion of a six-week' course in aircraft recognition. Both after- non and evening classes were held at the fire house headquarters. J. Costen Goslee is the post's chief observer and Newell Howard, the posts recognition officer, was in structor of the classes.

C. C. Cartwright, district director of the Aircraft Warning Service of the U. S. presented the cer tificates.

Messick Commissioned Fred S. Messick, of this city, was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U. S. Marine Corps last week in graduation exercises at Quantico, Va. Messick was graduated from West Chester.

Teachers; College, where he was very active in athletics, prior to his entrance in the Marine Corps. He has a brother, Lieut. Eugene M. Messick, in the Army Air Corps somewhere in the Middle East: His parents, Mr. and Mrs.

Eugene M. Messick, and his aunt, Mrs, Guy E. Long, of Fruitland, attended the graduation services. Vocational Director On Conference Program REHOBOTH BEACH, May 13 (Special). Miss Gladys F.

Gove, national director of -vocational service, Business and Professional Women's Clubs, will be the principal speaker at the war conference of the Delaware state federation to be held -in the Thawley Hotel here Sat urday and Sunday, May 22 and 23. Mrs. Gladys Toms of Lewes, for mer president of the Sussex County B. P. W.

will be hostess to the conference group, and Miss Susan Hill of Dover has been appointed program chairman. Mrs. Louise Warrington of Laurel, is registrar. Registration will start on Saturday at 2:30 p. m.

The conference will be devoted to the study and discussion 'of women in war time. Miss Gove has done important vo cational work in the United States and abroad, and is concerned with aiding women to find new business and professional opportunities, and to receive the proper training for jobs. The conference on May 22 and 23 at the Thawley Hotel will open the convention season at Rehoboth Beach. completed one year of hospital service, their cans as graduates of the 80-hour Subsequent with these exercises members of the graduating class or their certificates in the Lewes School auditorium Friday evening, May 21. Aides Get Caps, Stripes Miss Eva Louise Calvert, director of nurses of the Beebe Hospital School of Nursing, presented the stripes and caps to the nurses' aides, assisted by Miss Virginia Brumbaugh, nursing instructress.

Members of the medical staff took part in the ceremony. Following the exercises, a reception for the nurses and their friends was held in the nurses' home on Savannah Road. Women who received their service stripes are: Mrs. John M. Thompson, Mrs.

Robert D. Thompson, and Mrs. J. William, Hocker, Jr, all of Lewes; Mrs. W.

C. Atkins of Milton, Mrs. Gilbert C. Cosden, wife of Major Cosden of Fort Miles -r Mrs. A.

D. Snyder and Mrs. A. B. Wilgus, both of Wyoming, Del.

Those who were awarded caps for having completed the 80-hour course were: Mrs. Clarence Bunting, Mrs. William A. Bunting, Mrs. George Walker and Mrs.

Frances Polin, all of Selbyville; Mrs. Cleta Bell and Mrs. W. Herald Britting-ham, both of Lewes; Mrs. Kenneth C.

Kennedy, and Mrs. Thomas Johnson of Rehoboth Beach. Regular Nnrse Graduates The six graduates of the School of Nursing, Beebe Hospital of Sussex County, will receive their cer tificates "from Dr. James Beebe, medical director of the hospital, at commencement exercises to be held in' the Lewes School auditorium oh Friday evening, May 21. The graduates, who have completed their training course at the Beebe Hospital and an affiliated course at the Philadelphia General Hospital, are Miss Gladys Evelyn Hill and Miss Ruth Elizabeth Hitch- ens, both of Seaford, Miss Cor nelia Ellen Marvel of Georgetown; Miss Ha Louis Purcell of Old Hick ory, Miss Dorothy' Edythe Russell of Bridgeville; and Miss Janet Eleanor Teague of Seaford Farmers, Unable To Get Labor, Give Asparagus Away ROCK HALL, Md, May 13 (Special).

Asparagus growers in this county are facing such un usual conditions in securing labor to cut and bundle their crop, which is one of the largest and best qual ity for a number of years, that some are reported to be giving it away to neighbors and friends who will come and get it. Yesterday in the Eastern Neck Island section growers threw open their tillages to people of the neighborhoods, telling them to take all the asparagus they want for table use and canning. With prices ranging from 35 to 50 cents a bunch in Chestertown markets, the growers are unable to supply demands because of the acute labor shortage, which is threatening the entire loss of the crop in many sections of the county. Eli Fryer Funeral DENTON. Md, May 13 (Special).

Eli Fryer, 78 years old, a farmer living at the home of his son-in-law, Park Hampton, near Denton, died Tuesday. He was the son of the late Christian and Annie Lightcap Fryei of Pottstown, Pa." He and his wife have lived here 12 years. He is survived by his wife," Amy, and one daughter, Mrs. Park Hampton of Denton. Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel of Highland Memorial Park at Pottstown, Pa, Saturday, at 1 p.

m. 310th Aero Squadron in France, will get the one belonging to him. Before Mr. Baxter had located J. Henry Hazel in the distribution of the medals, the former's parents moved to Chicago but came back four years ago.

Baxter said it is apparent the medals in some way strayed into the possessions of his parents, with whom he lived at the time. His father died only recently. was Second Red Cross Honor Certificate EASTON, Md, May 13 (Special). At the May meeting of the Talbot Red Cross chapter, Mrs. Dulaney De-butts, executive secretary, an nounced receipt from national headquarters of a certificate of merit, signed by President Roosevelt and Norman Davis, National Red Cross president, for distinguished achievement in the 1943 war fund drive.

This is the second year Talbot has received this award. Chairman for surgical dressings, Mrs. Eunice Highley, reported conx pletion of half of the quotas for the month of May. Mrs. Marlin Zimmerman, chair man for unit 1 of the Canteen Corps announced that at the request of the hospital, the corps will serve in the diet kitchen for two more weeks.

Milf ord Ready To Levy on Tax Delinauents j. Citv Council Warns Those On List; Ordinance On Chicken Houses Drawn MILFORD, Del, May 13 (Spe cial). The City Council has voted to collect all back due from municipal taxpayers. It has developed that more city taxes have been paid this year to date than in previous years, but those who are delinquent for 1942 will be given a 30-day notice to pay. If they do not comply the city wilf'levy on their property.

There have been many complaints of chicken houses that are being erected in the city limits, as many residents have gone into the business of raising broilers on a large scale. A committee has been appointed to draw up a city ordinance regulating the establishment of broiler houses in the city limits where over 100 chickens are housed. Police Backed on Parking By order of the Milford police committee parking regulations are being enforced in this city with the result- that many violators- have been appealing to city council. The city council in session Tues day night voted to back up the police committee and police de partment in the enforcement of these regulations. At the same time a committee was named to study the traffic situation After removing city trash, collected weekly, and hauling city coal by contract it has been de cided it is cheaper for the city to collect the trash with city trucks, and to haul its own coal used in the Milford Light and Power Plant.

Two Class Sermons The class sermon to the graduates of the Milford High School will be preached in the Avenue Methodist Church Sunday, morning by the pastor, the Rev. Dr. Frank Herson. The following SunGay in the evening the class sermon will be preached by Dr. Herson to the graduate nurses of Milford Memorial Hospital A class to make surgical dressings for the Red Cross has been estab lished at Millwood Hall under the auspices of the Millwood Sunshine Society through its president, Mrs Nettie Jester.

Ernest Greene Cooper Funeral Rites at Denton DENTON, Md, May 13 Funeral services for Ernest Greene Coopef 66,. insurance agent, Rotarian and former member of the Caroline County board of education, will be conducted at his home, ir Denton, tomorrow, at 3 p. by the Rev John White, rector of the Cathe dral, Easton, and the Episcopal Church of Trappe. Burial will be in Denton Cemetery. Mr.

Cooper was a charter member of Denton Rotary Club and was a vestryman of Christ Protestant Episcopal Church. A member of a well known Caroline County fam ily. he was the son of the late Thomas M. and Rachel Greene Cooper of Denton. He is survived by his wife, the for mer Miss Frances Crouse of Denton; two daughters, Mrs.

George W. McCormick of Baltimore, and Miss Madalein Cooper, a WAVE, and one son, Lieut. Ernest Greene Cooper of the Naval Reserve. Rites for Mrs. Coursey GREENSBORO, Md, May services will be held tomor row afternoon at 2 o'clock from St, Paul's Methodist Church here for Mrs.

Mabel Laura Coursey, 70, wife of J. Harvey Coursey, of Greens boro, who died Tuesday morning at her home following an illness of one year. The Rev. Ray W. Kirwan, pastor, will officiate.

Burial will be in Greensboro Cemetery. Mrs. Coursey was born at Wilkes-Barre, Pa. She was a member of St. Paul's Methodist Church and sang in the church choir before her health failed.

She was also a member of the local Daughters of Pocahontas. Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters and one son. Mrs. Alvin Edwards of near Ridgely, Mrs. Lloyd Taylor of Greensboro, and John Harvey Coursey, Jr, of Baltimore, and one sister, Mrs.

Mary Maloy of Greensboro. She also leaves five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Wright Service. Held FEDERALSBURG, Md, May 13 (Special). Funeral services for Mr.

James B. Wright, life long resident of tfiis pmmunity, who died at his home on East Central Avenue, Monday-afternoon, after a long illnss, were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock, at Christ Methodist Church, with Rev. Yt. Franklin B. Bailey, pastor of the church, officiating.

Mr. Wright, the son of the late Charles and Celia Charles Wright, was 86. He was a retired lumber dealer and farmer. Surviving is one son, Charles P. Wright of this town.

Interment was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Give a share in America, buy War Bonds and: Stamps. "V' School Board To Organize Only One Old Member Is Retained; Finals Start With Services June 8 LEWES, Del, 'May 13 (Special) An organization meeting of the new school board of the Lewes Special School District will take place the first week in July, when the new members, elected on May 8, will be Inducted into office. The new board comprises Lawrence B. Knapp, orchardist of Nassau, who received 165 votes, the highest polled; J.

Wright Rowland, Delaware River pilt, 147; Molloy C. Vaughn, farmer, and former Sussex County agent, 130, and Edgar W. Ingram, 99. Samuel C. Pierce, a member of the outgoing board who also was a candidate, was eliminated.

The present board, which will re main in office until July, comprises Dr. James Beeoe Ed win C. Marshall, Edgar W. Ingram, and Mr. Pierce A total of 171 persons of the Lewes Special School District voted for the new board which retained only one member of the old group There was no opposition in the Rehoboth Special School District, where the following incumbents were restored to office: Charles Mills, A.

Felix duPont, Daniel G. Anderson, and Mayor J. Arthur Downing, SuDt. Richard A. Shields of the Lewes School has set the dates for the commencement exercises of the 1943 graduating class.

Graduation exercises will take place on Tuesday, June 8, and the class service on the preceding Sunday, June 6. Both will be held in the school auditorium. There are only 25 members of this year's graduating class, the smallest in several years The resignation of two members of the school faculty was announced today by the superintendent. They are Mrs. Edith Rogers, teacher of the fourth, fifth, and six grades and Mrs.

Pauline Mills, second and third grades TT "I I- utmtv lueii In Closed Meet Several REA Officials At Denton Parley on Shore Public Service System DENTON, Md, May 13 (Special). No information was given out concerning the proceedings of the closed meeting held in the parish house of Christ Protestant Episcopal Church at Denton, yesterday afternoon, to discuss problems pertaining to the proposed sale of the common stock of the Eastern Shore Public Service Company, which is a subsidiary of the Associated Gas and Electric Company of 21 West Street, New York City, a holding company. Among those attending the conference were several officials of the Rural Electrification Administration of Baltimore; Lawrence Elliott of Georgetown, Rel, an REA attorney; Wilbert L. Merriken of Denton, attorney of the Choptank Electric Cooperative, an REA project; Martin CI Voss of Denton, the president, and Francis Yeoman of Denton, manager of the same cooperative. Under the Holding Company Act, passed in 1935, the Securities and Exchange Commission ordered the Associated Gas and, Electric Company to dispose of its holdings in the Eastern Shore Public Service Company.

The Securities and Exchange Commission soon will act on a proposal of the United Gas Improvement, Incorporated, of Philadelphia, to acquire the common stock of the Eastern Shore Public Service Company, May 20. Affected by the proposal are patrons of the Eastern Shore Public Service Company in 15 counties, eight on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, two on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, two in lower Delaware, and three in Southern Maryland. The Denton meeting was supposed to have been called to determine the possibility of the system being taken over with the possible aid of REA funds. Easton EASTON, Md, May 13 (Special). In a message congratulating the people of Talbot County on their efforts in the recent second war loan campaign, J.

Carter Richardson, county chairman of the drive, said at the close of the campaign bonds totaling $665,844.75 had been pur-c" ased by 1,458 persons. Talbot's quota was $783,500. Subscribers to the bond series numbered 1,331. More than 500 people in the county subscribed during the last week of the drive. A county advisory committee com.

posed of Miss Eva MacDonald, farm security representative; Miss Margaret Smith, county home demonstration agent, and Mrs. Lena Cook, high school home economics teacher, has been appointed to consider applications for pressure cookers. Requests for the cookers must be approved by the committee before being granted by the county war board. The choir of Calvary Methodist Church, Easton, will give a musicale entitled "Music of the Seasons," in the auditorium of the county building, Sunday afternoon. May 23, under the direction of W.

W. Spence. Proceeds will help pay for redecorating the church auditorium. Edmonds Funeral DENTON, Md, May 13 (Special) Word has been received here of the death of Dr. George L.

Edmonds, a dentist who had been postmaster of Rockville, Md, eight years, May 8. Dr. Edmonds served six consecutive terms in the Maryland legislature. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. George W.

Clendan-fel of Denton, and Mrs F. Wilson Carr of Rockville. Funeral services were conducted at Christ Methodist Church, with the Church, in Rockville, May 10. Burial was in Rockville i A Airport May Be Named For War Victim Kiwanians Hear the Name Of W. J.

3IcLoughry, Is Now Being Considered DOVER, May 13 (Special). The Dover Kiwanis Club at its dinner meeting at Pleasant Inn last night learned that the proposal to name the new Dover Airdrome in honor of Lieut. William J. McLoughry, Jr, Dover, who was killed in action in North Africa, Is being considered by the authorities. A letter from U.

S. Senator James M. Turmell, enclosing a copy of a letter from Gen. H. H.

Arnold, advised that the air force naming board is considering a proposal, to name the airdrome in honor of Lieutenant McLoughry. The proposal has been endorsed by the Kiwanis Club and other Dover organizations. President William A. Burrey named John L. Clough as the club's representative on a committee to arrange for the visit here of children from New York this summer under the New York Herald Tribune "fresh air" fund plan.

No Kiwanis Convention Kiwanis International advised the club of the cancellation of its convention this year. Past President H. R. Baker presented Secretary Bertram H. Blum with a five-year perfect attendance tab, and George W.

Ayars with a one-year attendance tab. H. Irving Buckson was received into membership. The program, in charge of the education committee of which Mr. Livingston is the chairman, comprised: Kiwanis "Did You Knows." George H.

Melton; "Kiwanis and You," Robert J. Maginn; "Kiwanis in Brief," C. B. Baker; "The Objects of Kiwanis." Mr. Livingston with a summary of the discussion.

George Henrr, principal of the Dover High School, and a member of the committee, presented the program. Albert Beggs, Gets Send-Off Albert Beggs, who has resigned as assistant to the secretary of state and will leave shortly to take a position outside the was given a farewell party last night by the members of the office force of the state corporation department: Mr. Beggs was presented by his fellow workers with a gold identification bracelet and a box of cigars in testimony of their pleasant association in work over a period of more than two years. OCD Pennants Arrive Five of the new civilian defense identification pennants were received yesterday by CoL John P. LeFevre, Dover civilian defense director, for use by members of the State Council of Defense of this area while a total of 200 is to be distributed in Kent County upon requisition of local defense directors and approval by Mayor J.

Wallace Woodford, Kent County civilian defense coordinator. Capt. H. H. Hanson, executive officer of the Dover civilian defense organization, already has submitted his requisition to Mayor Woodford for Dover's needs.

Urges Haste With Requests Defense heads throughout the county are being urged to submit their requests as soon as they can, as the old identification windshield stickers are no longer recognized as authority of officials and emergency vehicles to move during air-raids or air-raid tests. The flags are to be fastened to the vehicles during tests. Maryland State Guard To Enlist 16-Year-Old SALISBURY, May 13 (Special). Announcement that the State Guard is now authorized to enlist young men of 16 years of age, with the consent of a parent, was made today by E. Sheldon Jones, captain of Company Fourth Battalion, this city.

Heretofore the minimum age limit was 18 years. The maximum age limit has been increased from 50 to 64 years. The first four youths to Join, as announced by the commanding offl- cer. were John Roth, David Reaves. Edward Holloway and Daniel Ward, Several others await only passing of their physical examinations to be1 inducted.

Harford County Organize HAVRE DE GRACE. May 13 (Special). The Harford County Taxpayers Association has been organized by some of the county's leading citizens to work for economy in government and achieve reductions, in tax rates. The association, which is nonpartisan, non-political, was organized at the Country Club Inn at Bel Air Monday night with Charles H. MacNabb as president.

Other officers elected are: First Tlce-president, Charles E. Bryan, Havre de Grace; second vice-president, Allen H. St, Clair, Rocks; third, rice-president, Paul B. Harlan. Churchville: secretary and treasurer, Howard S.

ONeilL Directors include the officers and the following from various towns of the -v at 20 8 to 8 p. m. The commencement at Ridgely High School will be held May at 8 p. while the commence ment program at Federalsburg High School will take place May 24, at p. m.

59 At Denton School The 59 graduates of Caroline High School are: Academic Course -George W. Beck. James Oa'id Emerson, John Lester Evern-gam, Daniel R. Horsey, Harry Roe Hughes, Walter Butler Palmer. Helen June Booth, Ella Marie Brown, Barbara Jean Butler, Mildred Laura Butler.

Doris Marie Cahall, Anne Louise Chaffinch, Laura Eleanora Clendaniel, Mry Catherine Crouse, June Mary Holnster, Audrey Muriel Tribbitt, Catherine Mae West. Commercial Course Roland L. Johnson, Betty Louise Asche, Rebecca Mae Betton. Mary Jane Perry. General Course Donald William Cripps, Kenneth R.

Gelletly, Robert Henry Good, John A. Howard, Emory O. Jones, Thomas Patterson Kaufman, Harold Ver-lin Krabil, Robert Earl Lane, Earl Dawson Lord, Warren B. Martin, Richard C. North.

Anthony William Ostermann. Robert 8. Palmer, Samuel Walter Patrick, John Shaffer, Thomas J. Turklngton, Roland C. Vickery, Edwin Wuerstlin, Frances Audrey Adams, Joyce Elaine Brit-tingham, Mary Louise Hlgnutt, Eva Virginia Kaufman, Charlotte Acne Smtih, Mary Alice Smith.

Vocational Agriculture Harold Simeon Bullock, Eugene Collison, Earle Joseph DePord, Henry John Ostermann. Wiliam Linley Reed, George Wise Shaffer, Paul Keese stanora, Robert Paul Vocational Home Economics Course Audrey C. Bullock. Betty Mae Jester, Beatrice Mae MacDonald, Elizabeth Sarah Murphy, Sara Lida Roe, Harriet Esther Smith. 36 At Greensboro Thirty-six seniors who will graduate from Greensboro High School, are: Academic Course William Henry Flowers, Charels Levi Gordon, Robert Lee Kirwan, David Melvin Morris, Richard Kenneth Porter, Willard Newell Smith, Anna DiRocco, Kathleen Mildred Draper, Mary Magdalene Griffin, Florence Isabel Hutson, Ruth Anna McCrea, Constance Joyce Taylor, Doris Ann Wyatt.

Commercial Course Lillian Sara Breeding, Margaret Irene Dabson, Mary Melvinia Ireland, Doris Elaine Minner, Viola Eiza-beth Murphy, Geneva Reed. General Course George Purdy Bishop, Edward Carleton Carter, Arthur Everett Ebling, Marvin Earl Fortney, Joseph Martin. Clayton Francis Porter, William Everett Quillen, John Edgar Raughley, Preston Steel, Helen Mae Bennett, Marlette Cahall, Mary Lee Cartwright, Largaret Eloise Ellwanger, Mary Ellen Ellwanger, Mary Ann Jarrell, Ida Julia Seward, Mabel Mae Spence. Preston And Ridgely The Preston High School's 16 candidates are Academic Course Frederick Harold Schmick, Mary Wanneita Murphy, Betty Jane Philip, Juanlta Marie Pugh, Rachel Mae Schulke. 1 General Course Mary Jane Dean.

Vocational Course Robert Alfred Bay-nard, Joseph Adam Mueller. Kenneth James Patrick. Harry William Rleck, Anna Katherine Brauchle, Anna Lee Burklew, Grace Elizabeth Fearins, Bertha Ruth Nordberg, Almira Levanche Perry Bonnie June Smith. Fourteen seniors who will be grad uated from the Ridgely High School are: General Course Mervin Kelsey Cohee, Frederick Donald Edward Greene, Daniel D. Hollingsworth, Rodney Rowland Holsinger, David Robert Pippin, Charles 'Raymond Rampmeyer, Frank A.

Van Skiver, Gladys Elizabeth Guthrie, Rose Ellen Lane, Charlotte Alice Magrcgan, Frances Jane Pinklne, Genevieve Thomas, Teresa Ruth Wood. Federalsbnrg's Class Thirty-two seniors expect to be graduated from the Federalsburg High School as follows: Academic Course Martha Irma Marv Louise Lyden, Donald Earl Alford. Commercial Course Virginia Louise Capps, Claire Elizabeth HallowelL Elizabeth Anne. Collins, Dorothy Isabelle Meredith, Norma Willis, Dorothy -Louise Dietrich, Corrine Sara Webb, Virgil Rosco Grigs-by, Jr. General Course Geneva Belle Todd.

Louise Edith McConnell. Dona Mae Hanson, Erma Louise Willey, Alice Rebecca Collins, Mae Rita Kent, Emma Jean Daffin, Margaret Louise Williamson. Norma Lea Gehring. William Russell Morgan, Jr Harry August Seipp, William Frederick Walls, Kenneth Emer Deen, Francis Fil- more. Davis.

Vocational Agriculture Roger Franklin Moore, Melvin Everett Wheatley, Francis Elder Wright. Melvin Frederick Mackert. Vocational Home Economics Mary Kutn Wheatley, Ella Mae Collins, Rowena Re becca White. Negro Artist to Show His John Brown Series DOVER, May 13. Twenty-two of the John Brown series of paintings of the talented Negro artist, Jacob Laurence, is now on display in the State House Annex and will remain for viewing until May 22 when the artist will speak to teachers 'and others interested in the contribu tions of the Negro artist to Amer ican culture in Legislative HalL The meetine will be at 1:30 o'clock Laurence's work is earning for him the same high recognition accorded to Paul Marian Ander son, Richard Wright, and other talented members of his race.

Laurence, who is 26 years old, was born in Atlantic City, educated in the Philadelphia and New York pub lie schools, and later studied at the Harlem Art Work Shop, Harlem Art Center and American Artist School. He has permanent collec tions in the Metropolitan Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Mod ern Art, and the Phillips Memorial, His paintings can be seen daily from nine a. m. to 4:30 p. m.

at the art onice tn the state House Annex, Taxpayers Reduce Taxes Aberdeen J. Smith Michael, F. O. Viele, Ernest Volkart and William P. Straus- baugh.

Bel Air S. WlnAeld Cain. Charles Johnson, Grover C. Greer, Sidney D. Fever ley.

John M. Dennison, Robert Lee Wilson Judge John H. Robinson, Howard S. O'Neill, Lawrence Addlcks. Cardiff Charles H.

MacNabb and Lee Linkous. Churchville Paul B. Harlan and Chase Coale. Dublin R. Lamar MeCann.

Fallston G. Ross Scarff. Forest Hill Harry 2. Heaps. Havre de Grace Charles E.

Bryan, Law son Gilbert, Charles B. Silver. C. Anderson, Robert Lawder. Thomas Borneman and Louis L.

Joppa Thomas Ferryman Norman Lee and 8. Parker Mitchell. Sr. Pylesvllle D. O.

Harry, Sr. Rocks Samuel W. Galbreath. Rutledge J. Charles Rutledge.

Street Edmund Snodgrass. Whiteford Henry C. Whiteford and Clay P. Whitelord. the announcement that the six lcumico urauuaies To Hear College 'Prexy' Dr.

Fred G. Holloway SALISBURY, Md, May 13 (Spe cial). Dr. Fred G. Holloway, president of Western Maryland College, will be the principal speaker at the commencement exercises at Wicomico High School on May 28, C.

H. Cordley, principal, announced today. The class sermon will be delivered Monday, May 23, at 8 p. m. in the school auditorium by the Rev.

Dr. Hamilton P. Fox, pastor of Asbury Methodist Church. At Wicomico 154 seniors, 93 girls and 61 boys, are candidates to receive diplomas Laurel LAUREL, Del, May 13 (Special). A refrigerator fire threatened the home of Harry B.

West while he was attending church Sunday evening. Neighbors noticed nhe smoke and fire and summoned the firemen, who quickly extinguished the blaze. Most of the damage resulted from smoke, although the electric refrigerator was destroyed. In the news items last week concerning the death of Chester R. Wnaley in the Elkton explosion, the name of one sister, Mrs.

Arva-line W. Benton of this town, was omitted. The items also stated that a brother, Albert Whaley, was in the U. S. Army.

This was incorrect, as he is located at Kankakee, 111. At last Sunday's service at Christ Methodist Church three flags, a service flag, an American flag, and Christian flag were presented. The service flag, containing one gold star for JCenneth A. Tice, recently killed in Africa, was presented by the Sunshine Bible Class, by Mrs. Leon Short.

The American flag was presented by Dr. J. Roscoe Elliott, on behalf of the official board of the church. The Christian flag was presented on behalf of the Woman's Society by Mrs. Harvey M.

The Mt. Pleasant Home Demon stration Club will meet Mondav afternoon at 1:30 at the home of Mrs. Vaughn Evans. The topic to be discussed will be "Canning with Rationed Sugar. Mrs.

Sara Hastings entertained her Sunday school class of Mt. Herman on Tuesday afternoon. The Rev. and Mrs. F.

C. Walls and daughter, Ruth, spent the first of the week in Reading, Pa, where they attended the funersl of Mrs. Walls' sister, Mrs. Annie Reialy. The women of Kinds Church will hold a bake in Calio's Shoe Shop on Saturday, May 22.

Sycamore Group Sees School Play LAUREL, Del, May 13 (Special). The Sycamore Improvement Association held its regular meeting Monday evening with the business meeting being presided over by the president, Mrs. Thomas Elliott. Besides a musical program a play entitled "Waiting for the Train" was given by upper grades. The cast included Mary Ellen Lowe, Alden James, Helen Rogers, Mary Louise Hedges, Imo-gene Hitchens, Herman Conaway, Edwin Elliott, David Elliott, Reese Lowe, Howard Tyndall, Thomas Scott, and Pearl Hearn.

there they found a seven-day residence is necessary before a couple can be married. Lieutenant LeCates then obtained leave, and the couple came to Delaware. The wedding took place at the home of the bride's sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Matthews in Blades, and was performed by the Rev.

Sidney B. Bradley, pastor of Saint John's Methodist Church in Seaford. -The bridesmaid was Mrs. John Moore, Jr, sister of the bride. The bridegroom's father, Arthur LeCates was best man.

Both the bride and groom are graduates of Seaford High School Lieutenant LeCates left Tuesday for Philadelphia, where he took a plane for JiisVAfmy' station; in Nebraska -A Vv War Medal Cherished 23 Years Turns Out to Be His Brother's THATS ALL" art unti wmatT' Sgywimiiiiim far l4 4-min 1- A mtmm mmm 11 111 Seaford Girl, Flying 'Fori? Pilot Finally Wed on Third Attempt DOVER, May 13 (Special). After about 23 years, former J. Henry Hazel, a lieutenant with the 59th Pioneers overseas in World Wax has learned that the state veterans' medal he has prized belongs to his brother, John F. Hazel, Wilmington. The discovery was made when W.

Marvel Baxter, Dover, turned over to the former lieutenant governor the medal, lost for years, which rightfully belongs to him. State medals for Delaware men who served in the World War were provided by the 1919 General Assembly and were ready for distribution about a year Mr Baxter was among volunteers who undertook the task of ferreting out the men the committee could not locate. J. Henry Hazel received what he presumed was his medal and put it in his bank safe deposit box without examining it closely. i Baxter, while visiting his mother at her Rehoboth Beach home Sunday, happened to run across two of these state medals, one engraved with J.

Henry Hazel, name and the other with the name of A. J. Bryan, who had never been located. Turning the medal over to Mr. Hazel, the latter scrutizing the one in his bank box, discovered it was inscribed Hazel." So he now has the one intended for him and his brother, i who served.

vwith-' the SEAFORD, May 13 (Special A wedding scheduled first in Sioux City, Iowa, and then in Omaha, Neb, took place finally in Blades, DeL, on Monday. Ths wedding was that of Miss Kathleen' Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Oliver T. Taylor of Blades, and Lieut. Robert LeCates, son of Mr.

and Mrs'. Arthur LeCates of Seaford. The bride traveled to Sioux City last expecting to meet her fiance there and be' married. On her arrival, however, she was met by word that the bridegroom a Flying Fortress pilot must transfer that day to Omaha. Miss Taylor accompanied.

Lieu I tenant LeCates to Omaha,.

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