Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 13, 1955 · Page 17
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 17

Cumberland, Maryland
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Thursday, October 13, 1955
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EVENING VT.MES, CUMBERLAND. MD* THURSDAY, OCTOBER is, ,1955 Mirylind Pelilion : Unit TVprguiiizc !*»«•««• Of -Students iW. ..WINDSOR, Md. Ifl .'•*•''., rna'ss-meeting to press for the re .'•'•-.• ! turn of segregation has been callet .'V-; by the Maryland'Petition Commit ;'; V\ :••'tee ' for tonight; •'.-.•!''• . '..•'"•_..^Richard Miller of Union Bridge .. . . : a spokesman for the.Carroll Coun ••;..•':'•' ty chapter 'of -the,committee, an '.-' ' !! anti-integration organization, -sail the immediate' purpose of lh '.-'• meeting:-is"to,organize parents o : . f white students at the New Windsoi and Union Bridge schools, where ; •:.:, classes-were integrated this fall. '•;'•. ;.: Moreover, he said, the group v.- ? circulate a petition urg . i' 1: 'infi a : return to segregation. iri al' • 'Maryland public schools, and wil 'carry 1 its fight to.the'governor am "the State .Board of Education. Miller vsaid • Maryland:. Petition Committee.'members' from chapters in neighboring Howard and Frederick counties also are expected to attend the meeting, (set for l-pm. iri•Bachman's Hall, -The .,New Windsor, and Union Bridge schools were the scenes of demonstrations last month, when tome parents kept their .children home to protest the admission of Negro students to the classes: The parents complained the two schools, werethe; only -'ones adiiiit- * ting Negroes. .But school authorities replied that they were the only two schools for which Negro students applied, and since there was room, they were admitted. The Carroll County' school .authorities opened their .schools to - Negroes who applied for admission this fall. Speakers at' the ..meeting were ^ listed as: Wilbur'.Frey of Westminster, chairman of the Carroll Cotin ty chapter of the Maryland Peti• lion Committee, Robert M. Furniss Jr., Rockville lawyer, and Robert Wiseman, ;Bethesda, who helped organize ', the- county chapter. TJnly a few of Maryland's 23 counties have'Started integration, bill most have named committees to formulate plans.. Don't NtgUct Slipping FALSE TEETH Do ills* t«ctb drop, iilp or wobble when you talk, c«t, Itugh or sneeze? Don't bB annoyed and embarrassed by aucn handlopi. FASTEETH, an ukftllne (non-acid) powdar to aprln- kl* on your platei; keeps false teeth mora firmly act. Oiret confident fe«l- Ing .of . security and added comfort. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or f eel Ing, Oef FABTXaTIH today a , «ru» counter. t any • AMCELLE WORKER HONORED-Afthur Di Arnold, Bowling Green, is pictured at right above as he was presented a gift by William A. Crawford at left on the occasion of his retirement from the Amcelle plant of the Celariese Corporation of America. Arnold was em : ployed . in the Preparation Department' at 'Amceile for 23 years. Looking on is Thomas Powers, departmental chairman, who presented • Arnold with a life-time : membership ' in Local I874i Textile Workers of-America (CIO). . Mrs. Arnold is at the right. , Aulo Speeding Brings Big "Fine A Kej-ser. youth was fined $105.50 yesterday alter he pleaded guilty o reckless driving. . • Ronald Runner, 20, of South iVater Street, Keyser, was speeding n Armstrong Street'in Keyser when Deputy .Sheriff Marliri Biggs potted him. Biggs gave chase for a couple f miles out State Route 46, bul ad to give up the chase when his ngine gave out with the speed- meter reading 110. .Having spotted the car as Runer's. Biggs. later picked up the oy in town, and took him before ustice of the Peace Ma'dalyn lazzle who levied the fine. (Continued from Page 13) at the .Hafer Funeral Home by Rev. Edward A. Godsey, pastor ol 'irst Methodist Church. Interment vill be in Frostburg Memorial 'ark.' ' . Pallbearers will be Benjamin utevehs, Thomas ^.Ilanna, Earl Kerr, Francis Miller, Harry White- lead and James Pfaff. . tfaii Injures Ankle David E. Allicoat; 32, of 30; Greene Street, was admitted last ight to Sacred Heart Hospital foi '-rays arid observation of an in- ury to his.' left ankle suffered 'hen he fell while working. JUST IN TIME FOR HUNTING SEASON! ; Your Choice of Chest and Upright Models - 8 to 25 cu. ft. PHILCO FREEZER Iari»iHoUs» Chest Freezer Ever Built 1Q% of itorafe ifwce W above knea lewl. Man food paukacn awe cmy to reank witkiMt ' ttoapiof. Two white porcelain m- • ne«r*y 300 Ib*. of food. * CoMtKbtlinctd Hi«tn nuke lid my to Ml— ^ hoMitopni. • ' * A» CooM PNto Stpt, * 5-YMT Wrntntf. : fao* tMstor food pto « PMtco FrMi*r ' MOM tan yw now tfMfid foe food atoMu Easy Terms Arranged MQTQRS i Officials Act To Open Alley In North End Tlie first of three steps to .open in alley- closed in North End be- :ause of an excavation of a proper- y adjacent to it was undertaken oday. • City Engineer Charles R. Nuzum, aid the residents whose properties ace on the alley behind-the 800 lock of Columbia Avenue were otified today by the City Health Jepartment to shut off their drains eading from their basements. • This is not sewage water, he ex- lained, but the drains from the ascment floor and sinks and 'ashers in the basement. The'next step calls for the city trcet lay-a brick ;uttcr the length of the alley. The third step will have the Ben- elt Storage Company building a etaining wall along the alley, Nu- um said. It was brought out at a special ouncil meeting.several weeks ago lat the Bennett firm excavated en feet over on the city's'property n the 20-foot alley. Street Commissioner William II. BuchholU ordered the alley barri- aded as it was unsafe for travel f vehicle. The residents •• affected by this losing presented a. petition to the layor and Council, citing the ardships caused by the closing of he thoroughfare. . The Bennett firm, it was brought iut at tile special meeting,- ha; omploined about water from Co- umbia Avenue and Piedmont Ave- lue being turned dow.i over its iroperly. Bill To Ban 5«r Sitters Considered BALTIMORE Ml — Two Maryand legislators said yesterday, hey were drafting a bill designed o banish female sitters from night lubs in Baltimore's "Block" see- ion and elsewhere around the tale. The war against women who sq- icit drinks from customers on a ommission basis was being waged jy Sen. Goodman and Del.-Silver, Baltimore 5th District Democrats. The legislators said they were working with city police to plug oopholcs in existing laws. Good- nan said present laws against the liters are so vague they are un- -"nforcelible. If the law cannot be introduced it the 1956 Legislature because of 'short session" restrictions, Goodman said he' would ask the City Council to pass a new ordinance. Mrs. Edith Freeman . SOMERSET - Mrs. Edith Freeman, 31, died Monday in Somerset Community Hospital from burns sustained when a can of kerosene exploded at her home. A,daughter of the late Harry and Lydia (Pill) Sager; she was a native of Thomas, W. Va. Hospital attaches said Mrs. Freeman said before' her death that she had been attempting to start a fire in a buekel-a-day stove when o nearby can of kerosene exploded. The blast ignited the woman's clothing and scattered fire through the room. Mrs. Freeman fled to the lawn outside and collapsed before neighbors who heard her screams smothered the flames with a blanket. Damage to furniture and other household belongings was estimated at more than $2,000. She is survived by six brothers, Harry Sager, of Listie: Frederick Sager, Indiana; Hex Sager.Listic; Donald Sager, Somerset, and Earl and Edward Sager, both of HD 5, Somerset; four sisters, Mrs. Emma .Barclay,' Somerset; Mrs. Robert Drake, San Antonio, Calif.; Mrs. C|arcnce Firestone, Somerset, arid Mrs. Herbert Brown, McKeesport. Mrs. Willis Baer .ELKINS —Mrs. Mary .Reynolds Baer, 52, wife of Willis Baer, Elkins. merchant, died in a local hospital October 5 a few hours after being stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage in their store. Mrs. Baer, a former teacher in schools at Oakland and Accident, Md., Bayard, W. Va., and other communities, had been a resident of Elkins 23 years, coming here from Morganlown. She. attended Froslburg (Md.) Normal School and was graduated from Davis & Elkins College in the Class of 1949. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Randolph Chapter 74, Order of the Eastern Star. She was born October ^ 17, 1902, at Elysburg, Pa., a daughter of the late. Rev. H. 0. Reynolds, a Lutheran minister, and Mrs. Eleanor (Case) Reynolds of Mifflinburg, Pa. . On.November 2,,]928 in Mifflinburg she married Willis Baer who, with her'mother, two brothers and three sisters, survive. Services were held Sunday in Mifflinburg. with interment in the Old Brick Church Cemetery near Elysburg. Local Student Joins College ROTC Unit Raymond E. Vernal!, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Vernal], 403 Avirett Avenue,- is a cadet in the ROTC at State Teachers College, Indiana, Pa. Vernall' is a freshman iri the music department at the college. He is also a member of the ROTC and. State Police Raid Came On Chicken Farmer Convicted On Failure To Fife Return BALTIMORE Wi - A federalihave enough income 'to b« liable court jury yesterday convicted Ar- for taxes. ...-•: . _ . . - M , a n i thur W Davis, 65 year-old chicken Davis .acknowledged ; he knew Munshower Sayg Order j™^! a " u}ni' a rdY Md of failing enough about'business .procedures to file income tax returns for HMto buy and sell-real estate. He Given "Green Light" By Governor Himself • BALTIMORE tfl '-- State Police Superintendent Elmer .• F.': Hun- shower reiterated today he got a "green light" personally from Gov. McKcldin before his men pulled of] a lottery raid in Baltimore County. State troopers conducted the raid without advising Baltimore County police and touched off a furor. The Baltimore County grand jury, as a consequence; is now investigating gambling and law en forcement. Six men were arrested in the raid and a seventh was picked up later. They have been'charged with conducting a numbers l taking horse race bets... Adding machine tapes and other records seized led officers to estimate Ihe place Handled six million dollars worth of bets a year. James M. Hepbron, Baltimore city police commissioner,. said it was a,headquarters for a "large part" of the numbers play in Baltimore. • Col. Munshower today gave this review of what led up to the raid: "The whole thing had been coming up gradually, long before I ;alked about it with Gov. McKeldin: "I .had been receiving many complaints about conditions in the county, some of them verbal -and ibme' written, and I had accuniu- ated a considerable amount of notes and letters. "Now L don't believe^ as a mat- !cr of general policy, that the State Police should go into the matter A law enforcement in this sort of :hing in' subdivisions of the State where .there are regular, well organized police forces. "Some counties have such police departments and others, well, with lie, VI uuill, u« «av.n vvuitv. -—— -• . Judge Chesnut said the violation show them the return, they testi- apparently did not merit a prison tied, sentence, however. He indicated a purpose i of the 1 probation report would be to; determine the defendant's financial resources so he could decide on the amount of a fine. > •' . '.'.. -.>.:: '•.. •" Davis pleaded on th* witness stand he was a.poor, man and did not think he made enough money made 16,300 in : the two years., also contended he had 152,000 in assets , and chickeu farm . in Wicomico County. -••',: •'-.-': . . The defendant said he filed an income tax return in 1942 but had 1IU.UII1C IB* 1CLUU1 111 17)« UUl »'"U . . . . i i to pay no tax. The next year, he the fire was a criminal act . r •* . . .• . - •_ . . • i Cttfa Pnlisi0 inrrnnnppn ! said, he inquired.of a; friend. and saiu, ne mquirea 01 a incnu aim , . . , . _„ hnth was advised hot to bother about menls in lower court from both making a return because he didn't youths saying they burned one 0 ' :—bam on Roy F. Valentines farm Trucker Nabbed In Weight Case A Charleston, W. Va!, trucker proving the accused were in the '"' ' vicinity at the time of the fire. was arrested yesterday by State Roads officials on a charge of being overloaded. James S. Jones, 52, was' appre- lended on U. S.: Route 40 near Valey Street by /John .L. Devlin of the State Roads Commission. Jones was charged with being 19,200 pounds over weight. He just a sheriff and his deputies, let p i ea ded not guilty and posted fl.OOO steel Co. will build six supertank- is.say. In such counties we would 'eel justified in going in. In well- organized counties, I feel should stay out." rand this morning. before . Trial School Bond Balloting Set ROMNEY—Residents of Hampshire County will go. to the .polls omorrow in a special election to decide whether the $590,000 build- ng program proposed by the county's Board of Education is needed. 1 . Balloting will be conducted in .he county's 28 precincts from D:30 a. m. to 7:30 p. m. A check if Ihe county's registration shows hat 7,949 residents are qualified to cast votes, with the heaviest concentration of voters being in the Romney, Springfield arid Sherman districts. A recapitulation o£ the proposed projects shows the following: $15,000 addition to Augusta School; $15,000 addition to Bethel Elementary; new $115,000 gymnasium-auditorium at Capon Bridge ligh School; new $40,000 elemcn- ary school at Green Spring; new 140,000 consolidated school in Jersey Mountain area. $20,000 addition to Mill Creek Elementary; S15.000 addition to Rio Elementary; new gymnasium- auditorium and new building at Romney High School, $190,000; $20,000 addition to Slanesvllle Elementary, and a $20,000 addition'to Springfield' Elementary.'' To finance this program,' the board proposes to issue 590 bonds, each in the amount of $1,000 and jearing interest at the rate of 3 jer cent per year. The entire issue s to be payable within 15 years Vom the Hate of issuance. As the German army in Italy retreated northward in August 1944, they blew up all of Florence's >ridges except the Ponte Vecchio. and 1951 said he once had paid social se- Judge W.' Calvin Chesmtt did not curity taxes on the .-wages of some impose sentence • immediately. He of his employes. , -, . asked feder»rprobation authorities Internal Revenue agents saii for a report on Davis. they first interviewed Davis about Davis was convicted of two his tax liabilities m his chicken counts and the maximum penalty house, ^rhey^ said ^DavisJoldjhem he faces is'a year in jail, $1C """ t-J *~ fine, or both, on each count. turn but did not file it. He did not Court Asked For Reversal he truck *.- be given a hearing October 27. Jones'was driving for the Hall Charleston. He was hauling equip at the Pittsburgh Glass Company. $952.45 and court costs if convicted. SRC Accused In Location Suit j ANNAPOLIS Wl.— A suit filed lere today charged the Slate Roads Commission gave advance information on the exact location of a new highway to State Sen, George W. Delia of Baltimore and J. Donaldson Parr; Anne Arundel County real estate "operator. The action was brought by Mrs. Bertha K. Jewell, owner of. a gasoline station.near the intersection of West street and the Annapolis by-pass on the west edge of Annapolis at Parole.: She seeks reversal of a roads commission ruling which closed an access road from the by-pisj to lier station; .ANNAPOLIS W-The Court of , vetse parachute compartment in. the'.top' Attorneys for Charles Henry Bol Circuit Court erred because it allowed the youth's confessions to be admitted before the State proved State Police introduced state- barn on on Dec. 16, and another a month earlier. The lower court ruled that the burden of proving that a crime had It sentenced the two boys to terms of not more than four years. Bethlehem To Build Tankers NEW YORK U) - Bethlehem er«—three each at Baltimore and Magistrate J. Milton Dick. He will Quincy, Mass!—for. the military Sea Transportation Service. Bethlehem and United Oceanic Trucking and Service Company of Corp. notified the Navy yesterday they had agreed on » contract. merit for the construction project United Oceanic will finance the 25,SOO deadweight-ton vesjeli for He faces a maximum fine of MSTS and charter them to it for $4.W a deadweight ton per month. Coast of each ship, including equipment and financing charges, was set at $£,200,000, according to counsel for United Oceanic. Parachute For Planes Is Patented > Wen Assigned To Glenn L. Martin For Development WASHINGTON UH-A. patent' oh' a device designed to lower' high speed aircraft safely to. the ground by parachute has been granted to group-of Baltimore • mem :::.'.- ' Designated as a "parachute re- covciy system for aircraft," th«, idea has been assigned to the Glemr L. Martin Co., aircraft manufacturers.. - ••-.'' ''••"' The patent was obtained by:W«!;' come. W. Bender,-John : Donald ' Rauth and Howard .W. Merrill, all : f Baltimore County, and:Urban W. Richardson, of Baltimore. • . it calls for construction* of o! the aircraft's frame, -.- ';'.:•' The parachute device would ; b» actuated by changes in'air spied. 1 A reduction to a predetermined speed would- put the aircraft^into: a zooming movement;'The further reduction in speed resulting, from :he climb would actuate, the 'chute compartment cover and -the .-Sir-' stream then would pull the folded Darachute out and into action to '. the aircraft to' the 1 ground, Wounded Hunter Die§ In Baltimore Hospital % : ; BALTIMORE Un — -Harvey-'B. been committed had been met by ,\) 0 h ri 23. wounded in.a Baltimore County hunting accident.;-'died"last night at Union Memorial Hospital. Mohr, of Cockeysville, was shot in the back Tuesday, police reported, when a young hunting" cam- panion stumbled : . and his"''shotgun discharged. ' • • •'•••'• •'•'._]''•• .• FUNGI REX Gra,Hliu,Oint!Mnt mount. -1C. h*« /3 C FORD'S DRUG STORES Cumberland and Frbttfaurj Funeral Services Set For Methodist Pastor RIDGELY, Md. IB - Funeral services for the Rev. Wilson Davis, pastor of the Ridgely Methodist Church, will be held at 7 p.m. today at the church: The Rev. Mr. Davis, 4«, died Tuesday. Burial will be in Philadelphia Friday. *l JUST CANt WAIT TO SET ' UNDER. MY WONDERFUL , ELECTRIC BLANKET/ It won't b« long till it's pretty chilly in Cumberland. Get your electric bed cover- ings now 10 you'll be snug and warm these winter nights. THE POTOMAC EDISON CO. Every i'oiuigetcr Injured William B. Wiseman, 10', of 496] Villiams. Street, was admitted ^o Memorial Hospital last night after he bicycle lie was riding struck a parked truck in front of 462. Wil- iairis Street. He sustained a laceration of th<! chin. For A Natural . 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