The Morning Herald from Hagerstown, Maryland on April 30, 1948 · Page 24
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THE MORNING HERALD, HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND /. / far »tid, the citizen's 'earned dol ·; Mr It 13 cents shorter, than it jised P" to be. "The'"pinch of the short dollar," he added, is felt acutely In the lower income brackets. whert Jabor spends most of its earnings on living costs. "There is aci outcry for relief from millions of voters," Bunting pointed out. "The political solution is to collect as muchr-of the tax as possible in the higher income brackets, although the higher brackets also supply the venture capital of business. "Unless labor recognizes excessive taxation as the real cause, it will continue to follow the lead of political and union demagogues in accusing capital of reducing the standard by profiteering." Citing President Truman's report that the securities markets accounted for only about one-sixth of the ; equity capital required during 1947, Mr. Bunting declared that "until the incentive to risk has been'-restored to America, it will be impossible for capital to be provided for thanew tools, the new industries, the n e w processes which are waiting development." If .taxes take a larger share of business profits, the future of jobs and . goods will be shortened, he declared'. Calling for a "search for the common sense of wages and the cost of living," Bunting asserted that the two · general wage increases since the war reduced-the purchasing value of the wage earner's savings and life insurance. · "The operation--wage-raise-without-goods-raise--was futile," he said. * "A third round .of such wage raises could become catastrophic. A fourth round could be a collectivist conspiracy." Students F e a r f u l Of Flunking Exam; Threaten Teacher New York, April 29 (£)--A blast of .giinfire poured into a Brooklyn schoolteacher's home last night led today to the apprehension of five teen-age youths. Police said they we're led' by a 14-year-old boy afraid of -failing an algebra examination. -V. - T^6;-bther youngsters were said to Jhate played lesser roles. Police said the boys admitted taking part in the affair, which included, a telephone threat of violence if the teacher didn't "pass- everyone in mathematics.". The teacher, Miss Margaret Jokiel, 24, an attractive blonde, continued to conduct mathematics examinations today. She said she would "fail those who do not receive passing grades." County Students To Be In Contest "The Hancoclc and Williamsport Future Farmers of America will help in demonstrations to prove the value of adapted hybrid corn this summer, Farm Bureau Cooperative, Southern States Cooperative agency here, has, announced. Records will be kept, and prizes will be awarded for the best of these. Members in the Hancock chapter who are participating are Walter Oyer, Roger ^ McCarty, Millard Divelbiss, James McCusker, Donald Ifoover, and Calvin Trailer. Williamsport chapter members who are participating are Hoye Myers, John Merribaugh, Richard Liller, Robert Shipp, Lewis Sillenger, and John Downin. Workers Point House In Fivt Minutes Flat Memphis, Tenn., April 29 (£) --A two-itory home was painted lot hiflht In five minute*, 40 »econd«. The painters called It a new world's record. The Job normally takes 57 man hours. It was done by 125 painters as a feature of the city's cleanup -week. They were cheered on by about 3,500 spectators and a band after completinu their regular day's work. Probe Report Delay May Bring Inquiry Poper Says Lone Wants Data On Veterans Commission Washington, £pril 29 (JP) -United Air Lines announced today service into Baltimore, linking it vrith 75 other cities on cost-to-cost Pacific coast and San Francisco- Honolulu routes, will be started June 1.' THREE HANGED Baltimer, Friday, April 30 (#)-A convicted murderer and two rapists were hanged early today in the Maryland State Penitentiary. It was one of the rare triple hang- Ing in modern state history. BIG SHOOTING MATCH Sunday, May 2, at Pike Farm, 1/4 mile west of Bakersville. Clay bird and still target.' Prizes--chickens and hams. Sequoia Gun Club. Adv. COLD BEER -- $2.75 CASE F~ee delivery daily 10 a, m - 10 p m. Thursday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Phone 203-W4 -- Godlove's. Adv. STARTZMAN SAYS: Sparkling Burgandy $1.29 Bottle Hock Bourbon ....*. $1.59 pint Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola .. 89c Case Port, Sherry, Muscatel 49c Fifth Good Straight Whisky ?2.89 Fifth Corner Church and Prospect Sts Adv. Baltimore, "April 29 (£)-- The Sun said tonight that it had learned Governor Lane "will make an official inquiry into the reasons why he has not yet received a report from the special investigating ;ommittee he named last July to look into the activities and financial administration of the Maryland Veterans Commission." The three man group held its last open hearing of the investigation about four months ago. The 'newspaper said that "it was learned that two of the three members of the probe committee flatly refused to sign a report prepared by Alexander K. Hancock of Tacoma Park, the chairman, on the ground it constituted a 'whitewash. 1 'It was learned authoratatively/' the Sun story said, "that one of the indings which caused concern to the committeemen was their failure to find in the files of the Vet- irans' Administration in Wash- ngton any military service record for an important administrative officer of the Maryland Veterans lommission, who is also a member of the American Legion." Governor Lane was not avail- ible for comment on.the story. Motional Guord To Conduct Drive In a determined effort to bring he Maryland units of the new National Guard to a point where they will be ae effective as possible under existing armory facilities, the* Military Department of the state has called on each and every National Guard unit commander to intensify recruiting efforts from May 1st to June 30th as a part of a national plan to "up the strength for camp". As of the 15th of April, last date when an over-all strength check was made, the units of the new Maryland Ntaional Guard both Ground and Air numbered 3,128 officers and men. It is estimated that with present armory facilities, the total possible strength of the Maryland Guard, comprising units of the 29th Infantry Division, the 231st Transportation Corps Truck Batallion and the 104th Fighter Squadron, is approximately 4,500 officers and men. Historical Group Told Of Contest For, Best Essays The Washington County Historical Society yesterday was asked to call attention of local persons in this vicinity to the historical essay contest sponsored by .the Society of Colonial Wars of New York. Essays must be based upon unpublished materials relating to the American colonial period between the founding of Jamestown and the battle of Lexington. Full information is available from the Society of Colonial Wars, 122 East 5Sth street, New York 22, N.Y., which is offering an award of $250 for the best essay. Dr. Osborne To Talk On Sunday At Convention Dr. N. E. Osborne, Hagerstown chiropractor; will be one of the speakers at the semi-annual convention of the Maryland Chiropractic Association in Frederick's Francis Scott Key Hotel this weekend. Dr. Osborne will talk at 1:30 on Sunday afternoon on "Nutrition." Approximately 200 members of the association are expected to at- tnd the two-day sessions, over which Dr. D. L. Beegle, Emmitsburg, wil] preside. STARTZMAN SAYS: Sparkling Burgandy $1.29 Bottle Rock Bourbon $1.89 Pint Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola .. 89c Case Port, Sherry, Muscatel 49c Fifth Good Straight Whisky $2.89 Fifth Corner Church and Prospect Sts. Adv. DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS Primary May 3rd Tom Breneman With Friends Ill i n ···^^·^^M Hunton Mills, this city, found this picture among his souvenirs Wednesday after hearing of theTud- den death of Tom Breneman. Tom Breneman Smith, born iu nearby Waynesboro, was veil known in his section. Tom is shown in the front, center, of the above picture taken about 20 years ago in front of :he home of Donald Beaver, 1125 Oak Hill avenue. The picture was taken during a "kid partv" at which .hose attending were to dress up like children. To m played the piano and sang at the party Those n the picture, left to right, are: Sitting, upper left, Ellis Harbaugh, Mrs. Elisa Stehl Davenport, unidentified youth, Ruth Gates, Dr. Jack Beachley; back row: Carl Futterer, Elizabeth Selton, Harry Fridin-er Mrs. Thelma Arthur Semler (pacifier in mouth), Dbnald Beaver (party host), Mrs. Fred Deaner F°red Deaner (with wig), unidentified, Frances Miller, Donald Beaver's father (with mustache), Mrs Lavania Moore Wilson, Arlene Paxson, Mrs. H. E. Bester, Earl Ford, unidentified, Mrs. Lena Ramsey Darner (with pacifier), and Mrs. Beaver; bottom rows: Clarence Hartsock, Miriam Beaver, Mrs, Alice Hoover Bell Bruce Wilson, Paul Braungard, unidentified, Tom Breneman, unidentified youth (with sailor hat) Mrs Catherine Schindel Poole (next to sailor), Mrs. Frances Coffman O'denhal, Hunton Mills, Paul StartzmarfJ Harold Bester, unidentified, Bill Beaver, and Philip Schindel. Latest Picture This is the latest photograph of Tom Breneman who died suddenly at his home in California Wednes/ day. Breneman Rites Saturday At 11 Hollywood, April 29 (/P)--The uneral of Tom Breneman, radio master of ceremonies who died yes- erday, will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday in the Church of the Re- .essional, Forest Lawn Memorial ark. Dr. Louis H. Evans, pastor of Hollywood Presbyterian Church, will officiate, and the King's Men, noted radio quartet, will sing. The body will be cremated and the ashes entombed in 'Forest Lawn mausoleum. ' , Death of the popular entertainer, 7, was ascribed to a heart attack. Honorary pallbearers announced y ABC include Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Jack Benny; Jimmy Durante, iOU Costello, Bud Abbott, Norris off and Chet Lauch (Lum 'n' Abner), Ralph Edwards, Harry Von Zell, Andy Devine, Truman Bradey, Ransom Sherman, Ted Malone and Jack Kirkwood. RECORD J U M P MADE Severty locally built Fairchild rS2 Packets were used on Wednesday when the largest peacetime army maneuver of its kind produced the simultaneous jumping of ,500 paratroopers near Fayette- 'ille, N. C. CHICKEN SUPPER FRIDAY . 30, 5 to 3 p., m., Beaver Creek Community Hall by P.T.A. Price- Adults $1.00, children 50c. Adv. THE C H R I S T I A N BOOK SHOP ·is still located at 226 N. Potomac St. Carrying a full line of Sacred Records, Religious Books and Supplies. Adv. Members Of Civil Air Patrol Awarded Certificates Of Service For War Work Officers and enlisted personnel of Hagerstown Squadron, 331, Maryland Wing, Civil Air Patrol, an auxiliary to the Army Air Forces during the last war, recently received "certificates of sen-ice" in recognition of loyal and effective service in the CAP. Captain Lee G. Snyder, commander of Hagerstown Squadron, which was recently placed on an inactive status, announced the handsomely engraved certificates, which are suitable for -framing, bear the signature of the Maryland Wing commander, Lt. Col. Edwin R. Fenimore and national commander, Colonel Harry H. Blee. During the war years units of the CAP patrolled the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. They were responsible for the sinking of several enemy TJ-boats. Locally the squadron was active in forming the CAP Cadet nights. The senior personnel gave pre-induction training to aviation cadets as well as regular Army and Weather In Detail Virginia and Maryland--Partly cloudy and continued cool Friday and Friday night; Saturday fair and milder. West Virginia--Partly cloudy and continued cool Friday; some chance of scattered frost Friday night; Saturday fair and milder. Western Pennsylvania -- Partly cloudy and continued cool Friday; some chance of scattered frost Friday night; Saturday fair and milder. LICENSES REFUSED Towson, Md., April 29 {/P)--Baltimore county's Liquor License Commissioners today refused to renew the licenses of three taverns because they found a silent partner in the places has a criminal record and "large stocks of whiskey for which he is unable to satisfactorily account." FREE DANCE FRIDAY Mt Lena LaSalle-A-Manger, Sonny and Hia Hillbillies with the left hand fiddler. Fried chicken. Adv. SHIPP'S SEA FOOD Steamed and Seasoned. HARD CRABS Adv. STARTZMAN SAYS: Sparkling Burgandy ?1.29 Bottle Rock Bourbon $1.89 Pint Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola .. 89c Case Port, Sherry, Muscatel 49c Fifth Good Straight Whisky $2,89 Fifth Corner Church and Prospect Sts- Adv. · Don't Forget! This Is N A T I O N A L B A B Y W E E K ! Take advantage of our low Baby Week Prices. o6e Hotel Hamilton Bidg. Phone 4847 PLUMBING HEAT1N' Bathtubs Lavatories Closet Combinations Electric Wate/ Heaters Automatic Gas Water Heaters Electric Water Systems immediate Delivery CLIFFORD V. HARBAUGH 39 E. Baltimore St. Phone. 869-J Navy inductees. The local squadron boasts of several CAP men who served full-time on coastal patrol, as well as being on call to assist law enforcement officers and forestry departments. In addition this squadron assisted with several bond "drives by "bombing" Hagerstown. and county towns with leaflets. Through the use of Army aircraft, local CAP pilots gave indoctrination nights in the interest of aviation. Local squadron officers, in addition to the commander, Captain Snyder, are: 1st Lts. Marjorie M. Craft, Wayne F. Crider, Norman H. Ayers and Glen H. Zuck; 2nd Lt. Lester G. Querry, and Flight Officers Max J .Cummings and Jack O. Kitzmiller. The local squadron was credited on several occasions as being the most active unit in the Maryland Wing. Its personnel takes pride in the fact that they were issued the certificates in recognition of this service in time of need, Captain Snyder concluded. -- _ Brethren Churches OpposeJJrofr, UMT Baltimore, April 29 (^--Ministers and lay representatives from the 26 Evangelical United Brethren Churches in the Middle Atlantic States went on record today against a temporary draft and universal military training. "We are disturbed by the persistent efforts to resume the draft and adopt universal military training," said a declaration adopted by the denomination's Atlantic Conference. "It is our judgment that this is a potential for war and not for peace, that it will say to the world that there is no way reconciling the differences between nations save by force. Moreover, we do not feel that the military branches have demonstrated their ability to be entrusted with the moral care of our youth." R O U N D AND SQUARE DANCE Every Sat., 8:30 p.m. at W. 0. W. Hall, 126 N. Potomao SL Potomac Ramblers; Cakewalk; prizes. Adr. JUMBO SHRIMP Cooked and Seasoned. SHIPP'S SEA FOOD Adv. Dr. Ikenberry Cites Worth Of Schooling Shepherd College President Talks To Kiwanis Club Here The hgih school graduate earns in his life $16,000 more than the grade school graduate, but college graduation means $48,000 more to the individual's, earning power, Dr. Olivet S. Ikenberry, president of Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, told the Hagerstowu Kiwanis Club yesterday. The speaker drew on United States Chamber of Commerce figures that show what education pays in dollars and cents. Lifetime earnings / of the average grade school graduate are $64,000; for a high school graduate, $SO,OQO; and for a college graduate, $128,000. Dr. Ikenberry also pointed out that less than two per ceut of the unemployed duriug the depression were college trained, and that SI per cent of the persons in 'Who's Who" have had college training. The purpose of vocational guidance in schools and colleges is not only to put the right person In the right job, but to follow up and see how that person succeeds, Dr. Ikenberry said. He was introduced by Earl Huyett, charman of the vocational guidance committee of the club. President Paul Minnich Robinson announced that Khvanians and their wives will attend evening services at St. Paul's United Brethren church Sunday to hear a sermon by Dr. F. Berry Plummer, a club member. FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1948. Urges Speed In Big Air Program Keedysville To Have Historical Meeting Final In Series of County Gatherings Scheduled Tonight The last-in the series of meetings in county towns of the Washington County Historical Society is scheduled for 7:30 this evening in the Pythian hall *in Keedysville, under the sponsorship of the Pythian Association. The committee planning for the event'includes Clifton Smith, Rev. Charles E. Miller, Mrs. SabLna Baker,- Miss Arida Snyder. Mrs. Myrtle Thompson, and Mrs. Catherine Smith. Numerous old articles of historical significant importance"will be on exhibit. This will include a part of the collection of Miss Baker. The stage will be furnished as a room of the period of Sen. Reverdy Johnson, an ambassador to the court of St. James under President Grant. Miss Snyder will also show Kimmler pottery, a bird oE paradise chintz quilt that is 150 years old, and many other articles. Numerous residents of Keedysville are participating in the exhibit, which, is open to the public.' Former Cearfoss Minister Is Dead Rev. Royal A. Bab cock, a former pastor in this county, died in Williamsport, Pa., at the home of his nephew, Rev. Paul S. Wheelock, on Tuesday. He had served as pastor of the Cearfoss Evangelical church, from 1930 to 1934. For the last 11 years, he had been pastor of Rebersburg, Pa., Evangelical United Brethren church. The funeral will be conducted today at the Rebersburg church. WATCH, CLOCK t JEWELRY REPAIRING. Modern Methods. SAUM'S, 21 Jonathan St. Adv. OLD MILL TAVERN Round and Square Dancing every Sat nite. Old Home Harmony Boys. Good eats, drinks, prizes. Adv. DAILY BETWEEN 4 6 P. M. In our Cocktail Lounge Stag Bar 30% Discount from the regular price of your favorite Cocktail. Beer or Drink. TELEVISION HAGER HOUSE At the Square Adv. Fresh Killed Poultry Daily! Fryers or Broilers Ib. 69c Roasters Ib. 60c Come in and select your own! ATTENTION FARMERS! Call us before ' you sell your Poultry or Eggs. WILHIDE MILLER 200 N.-Jonathan St. Phone 2271 L^omnieh ^_)e, e --svuiomoite service ·FOR ALL MAKES OF CARS Motor Overhauling Brake Refining Clutch Repairs , Motor Tune-ups Starter, Generator, and Carburetor Repairs BODY, FENDER and PAINT WORK Let us give your car a "New Look" in our Modern' Body Shop. Complete Paint Jobs $50.00. USE OUR EASY PAYMENT PLAN Como in Today for a Free Safety Check Prompt, Courteous Service -- Reasonable Prices FLEIGH MOTOR CORP. 672 Oak Hill Ave. Call 2300 Warning Congress that failure to authorize a 70-group ce be gambling with th« nation's security," Air Secretary W. Stuart h^lTn wTV 8 ShOWU ^ a SCnate A P^^UOD B Committee hearing n Washington. At left is Sen. Styles Bridges (R-N.H.) com- of" sf* .T M ; T' Hght ' G6U ' Carl SlmtZ ' ««'Ing.Air F °-* Chief of.Staff. Time is fast running out," Symington declared, * (International) 250 Delegate's Expe Over Week-End For cted In Hagerstown Bible Class Meeting About 250 are expected to attend the state meeting of the Maryland Federation of Men's Bible Classes which will be held here over the coming weekend- Saturday and Sunday. J. Clarke Seibert, chairman of committee on arrangements, said that delegates will come here from all over ihe state. He said the" outstanding session would be on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 when a public rally will be held in St. John's Lutheran auditorium. Former Mayor Theodore R. McKeldin, Baltimore, will be the principal speaker. He has been a Sunday- School teacher for a number of years. Harry Newcomer will preside at this meeting to which the public is invited. Delegates will start registering on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at St. Paul's Methodist Church and the first session will get underway at 2:30. Speakers at this meeing will include Rev. Raymond H. Miller, Funkstown, Rev. Henry Haines, Hagerstown, and Prof. E. Russell Hicks. The banquet will be held on Saturday evening in the Masonic Temple, beginning at 6:30. The speaker for this event will be the Rev. Paul M. Robinson, this city. Elmer N. Funkhouser will be" toastmaster. It is necessary that all those attending the banquet register. Officers of the state organization will be chosen on Saturday afternoon. George Strovel, Baltimore, is now president. The Council of Christian Laymen of Washington County is sponsoring the state meeting. Some of the delegates will he available as guest Sunday School teachers at various churches in city and county on Sunday morning. Churches desiring' one of these teachers should contact the registrar at St. Paul's Church. Famed Airplane Lands In Dayton Dayton, 0., April 29 (^--Howard Hughes' famed XF11, the photo reconnaisance plane which figured in a Senate investigation of the West Coast-builder, landed tonight at 9:30 p. m. (EST) at nearby Wright Field. The plane took off from Culver City, Calif., at 2:51 p. m., Pacific Standard Time, with Capt William Elliott at the controls. The -XF11 was the third of three new-type planes received by the Air Force at Wright Field within the last 24 hours. . The XB45, a North American jet bomber, arrived at Wright Field today at 5 p. m. after a flight from Muroc Air Base, Muroc, Calif. Flight time was not disclosed. STARTZMAN SAYS: Sparkling Burgandy $1.29 Bottle Rock Bourbon $1.89 Pint Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola .. S9c Case Port, Sherry, Muscatel 49c Fifth Good-"Straight Whisky $2.89 Fifth Corner Church and Prospect Sts. Adv. Former Counticn Wins Nomination Wilbur F. Barkdoll, a former resident of this county, easily took the Republican nomination for the Pennsylvania state assembly in Franklin county primaries on Tuesday. Unofficial returns gave him 2,S40 votes, compared with only 1,219 for his rival, W. E. Fasnacht Mr. Barkdoll is now operating a dairy farm in Quincy Township. FRESH CUT HERRING ROE SHIPP'S SEA FOOD Phone 24:70-2471. Adv. L A K E V I E W CAFETERIA Chicken Dumplings 70c Country Sausage Cakes 55c Served Thurs., 11 a. m. to 7:30 p. Adv. STARTZMAN SAYS: Sparkling Burgandy $1.29 Bottle Rock Bourbon ?1.S9 Pint Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola .. S9c Case Port, Sherry, Muscatel 49c Fifth Good Straight Whisky §2.S9 Fifth Corner Church and Prospect Sts- Adv. MORE AND MORE FOLKS ARE BORROWING FROM THE Hagerstown Loan Thrift Corp. 138 W. Washington St. - . J. A. "Jake"*Hoffman, Mgr. Phone 4814 Business Opportunity For Sale Weaver Bros. Garage Rear 1320 Salem Ave. Modern Precision Equipment Stock and Tools No Reasonable Offer Refused M. H. Weaver \y. W. Weaver SPECIAL DANCE B.P.O. Elks Ballroom THIS SATURDAY, MAY 1st 9:30 P. M. to 1:30 A. M. I DICK MOUL and HIS ORCHESTRA \ · Small Admission Charge--With Paid-Up Card

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