Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 17, 1955 · Page 7
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Dial PA-2-IGOO for a WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND. MD. MONDAY, OCTOBER 17; 1955 SEVEN•-, County Vote List Drops The Allcgany County.Board 'of Election Supervisors. lists 40,547 voters as of October 1 with'four now registrants and 33 other names being removed from Hie books. Among the 40.547 voters arc 40J097 white persons -and 450 Negroes. Of the registered voters 22,885 are Republicans (11,733 men and 11,152 women) and 17,393 arc Democratcs (8,924 men and 8,471 where also are 244 independents (181 men aiid 03 women) who have declined • to state political preference, 21 Socialists • (13 men and eight women) anil; one man and one woman ' belonging to .other parties. •••'•'•. The 30 stricken from the books as a result of death include .19 Republicans (17 men and two women) and 11 Democrats (nine men and. two women.) Three of the four new registrants are Rcpuhr licans (two men and one woman) Hnd the lone new Democrat. is a woman. Other September activity included five transfers from one precinct lo another, three -changes ol address only and three removals by request. T\vo men previously registered as Democrats changed their political • affiliation because no parly switching is al lowed, within' six months of ihe primary scheduled for May 7'next year. Draw'Trump To Protect Suit 'by'OSWALD JACOHY Written fiir NEA Service Many readers have recently asked the same sort of question in different words: "When do yon dr.aw trumps? 'What sort of reason ;lo you have for not drawing trumps? How can you tell one kind of hand from the other?" ' This question cannot be answered in a\single article, but.perhaps we can cover it will) several hands over Ihe ncxl week or two. Ask is fir tht Ciurttij Advance SHOPPING LIST ORDH NOW ... pick op your mer- chindiif iny ttj durine silf. , FORD'S DRUG STORES CUMSE81AND end FKOSIBUSG Jacob?/ Off it ridge WEST * 9'1 4 3 V 108 5 2 » A364 *7 . NORTH 41082 ' »KQJ * 7 3 . . - '+AQJ96 EAST South 2* 4 A * QJ 1092 48542 . SOUTH (D) *AKQJ6 - V974 •' . « K5 - .*K103 North-South vul. West North E»st Pass 2 + Pass 3 * Pass Pass Pass Pass' Pass Opening lead—* 7 Let's begin with a "baby" hand. Some players might go wrong with it. but the chances arc lhal all of my readers would play il correctly. You reach the correct contracl of four spades with the South hand, and West opens the seven of clubs: How do you plan lo play the hand? Your, firsl step is lo count your possible losers. You count no losers in the black suits, but note, that you may lose one heart and two Trio Drowns When Motor- Boat Upsets' •ANNAPOLIS. Md.• Wl — Two Washington, D.C.,> men and a dancer who appeared in supper If you're not careful, West-will clubs in the nation's capital were diamonds. You can afford to lose these three tricks, but you still cannot quite afford to spread your cards out on the table and claim your contract. manage to ruff a club. To prevent him 'from doiiig so, you must draw West's trumps before you do anything else. -. Caii you afford to draw four rounds of Irumps? Yes. You ex- Iricks and five clubs no matter what else happens. Therefore you lake Ihe ten of spades, followed by three more top spades, thus drawing all of Wesl's trumps. This leaves you with one Irump still in your hand. Now 'you run Ihe rest ot the clubs, discarding two diamonds from your hand. This permits you to avoid the loss of a diamond Tick. You now knock out the ace of hearts and claim 12 tricks. The principle of this very simple hand is that you draw trumps to safeguard your long side suit. Your objccl is to prevent Ihe op- [>pnenls from winning any ruffing iricks. drowned near the mouth of South River yesterday when their motor boat capsized. The wife of one of the men was" saved. Dead on arrival at Anne Arundel County Hospital after being re- peel lo win at least five spade movc(l from lne waler was Mvron II. Francis, 43-year-old Navy Department auditor. Missing and considered drowned were Vernie Ballance, 32-year-old restaurant owner, chetla C. Strang, 21, and ' Mar. beauty shop Q—The bidding has been: North East South West 1-Heart Pass 1 Sfrade Pass 1 N.T. Pass ? You, South, hold:. 4AQ982 VJ4 »Kl»t *Q72 • What do you do? A—Bid two no-trump. TMs will let rpu.to rune unless North It ftshimed of his opening bid. TODAY'S QUESTION .The bidding is the same as In tnc question just answered. You, South, hold: 4AQ982 VJT4 »KJi 4Q J' What do you do? Aniwer Tomorrow employe and'dancer who used the stage name of Debbie Strand. Francis' wife, 28-year-old-Hannah Louise, was rescued. She was treated for shock and exposure at the hospital and released last night. A Washington news photographer, Welner Streel, rescued Mrs. Francis. He spoiled Ihe overturned joal while using binoculars lo ,ook for breaking fish. Street said il was so windy and choppy he' used two anchors lo moor his own crafl while making observations. He radioed the last Guard and sped to the scene of the tragedy when he noticed the boat. Mrs. Francis was the only one of the four afioal. J.aler, Roger Powers, another fisherman, found Francis' body. Coast Guardsmen continued the search for the other two bodies. Baliance is survived by his widow and a five year old son, Vernie. Miss Strang came here about .wo years ago from Richwood, W. Va., where her parents reside, a roommate, Miss Aloma Gamble said. By TOM A. CULLEN . NEA Special Correipondenl LONbON-(NEA)—The American serviceman who Ihinks he never had it so rough should bend an ear to Ihe British Tommy's ale of wore. A list of Ihe Tommy's gripes would send the average GI currying to the nearest chaplain or the loan of a tear-wiper.. Not since the days of George Vashington, for example, have GIs been ordered to pul on pow- lered wigs and silk knee breeches 'bile serving cocktails' in the of- icers' mess. This 'happened lo a group of British servicemen recently. Nor is keeping house for the lompany commander's wife and children a parl of Ihe American manual of training. The American — ADVERTISEMENT— —ADVERTISEMENT— SLEEP TONIGHT WITHOUT ARTHRITIC PAIN or f/orir money bach Take PRUVO tablets as directed today, prove to yourself there Is no better non-narcotic relief from minor o<r»* and point el arthritic and rh*umdllt attacks at hotl lh« tnuol tail. U»c half the tablets in the $1.50 bo I tie. II not utUfled with the re- suiy. return balance to maker for money back. PRUVO is so safe you can buy it from your drug store without n prescription. Save money on PRUVO by buying the 225 tablet Clinical iixe bottle at $4.00 or the 450 tablet Hospital siie-botUe at $7.30. 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Another parent discussion group .-orkshop will be arranged for next \pril. tevival Services Open it Ridgeley Church Revival services started ycster- ay at Calvary Methodist Church, Jdgeley, will continue through 'rtober 30 each night al 7:30. Rev. T. Roscoe Hall, pastor, will e the evangelist, and Rev. Mel egley of Weirton. W. Va., will be he song leader. On the evening of ctobef 24, the Men's Chorus of; leyersdale, Pa., will presenl spe-! iai music. The revival will close vith a hymn festival. end to ANNE ADAMS, care of The Evening Times, 42 Pattern Dept., 243 West 17th St.. New York 1, ,V. Y. Print plainly NAME, AD- BRESS with ZONE, SIZE and TYLE NUMBER. 00 ffl TRADE ON A NEW WOMEN'S FRIEND WASHER Mix-match a whole wardrobe or wonderful separates — from this ONE easy-sen 1 pattern! Action-back shirt, \veskit, graceful skirt—all designed especially for the larger fiugre. lo make you look so smart and slender! Pattern 4610: Women's Sizes 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50. Size 36 jlouse. 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Centre l> Market Dial PA 4-0730 British Tommy In Rash Over Diaper Duly If 'E' As To Be A Soldier, 'E Doesn't Want To' Ave To Be A Bloomin'Flunkey draftee may be required to roll a full-field pack, but not to change the diapers of someone else's baby. Such things are routine In the British armed services. And lhat is why 70 British airmen, stationed at a Royal Air Force base in Buckinghamshire, have complained to their Member of Parliament. They mean .to put an end to abuses of the Brilish "batmen" system. In Britain a "batman" is not a horror comic character, but a British officer's personal servant or orderly, and he is expected to do just about everything from polishing the officer's shoes to airing his dog. Take the powdered wig episode. The complaining airmen say they were jobbed into serving as flunkeys at an RAF officers' ball by the "you, you and you" method, when no volunteers stepped forward from the ranks. Arriving at the ball, they were ordered lo put on silver wigs, lace dickeys, green velvet frock coats, silk knee breeches, white silk stockings and buckled shoes. Until.5 a. m., they served cocktails on silver trays to.officers and their wives, being paid the equivalent of S1.50 for this eight-hour shift. They also had to endure the taunts of the officers' ladies, who stroked their white wigs and leased them with, ".May I have this dance, flunkey?" "We looked and felt just plain silly," says Aircraftman Brian Holland, 22, who has just been demobilized from the .service. • Explains red-faced Air Commodore C. L. Dann: "The ball was a Regency affair. The decorations, even the musical numbers, were of the period—and, of 'course, so were the flunkeys. They didn't look unhappy to me. In fact, .they seemed to he having a good time." Commodore Dann admits that British servicemen were required to dress as cowboys 'while serving as waiters at another officers' ball lield recently at Little Rissington, Gloucestershire. Fancy dress, however, is the least of the batman's- worries. There is Hie "old man's" wife, for example. Officers' wives can make Ihe life of a balman just plain hell.' When the batman isn't bathing and dressing the officers' children, he's leading them by the hand to school—or ironing a frock for the officer's missus. Says a petty-officer steward in Plymouth: "I've waited up till the early hours for teen-age daughters to come home from dances. I've served officers' wives and children Iheir tea in bed, and I've done housework. "You don't have to," he adds, "but it can be pretty bad for you if you refuse." In two years' service with the Royal Air Force, Aircraftman Holland claims lhat he spent exactly nine weeks In training. The remaining 22 months he acted as "Mrs. Mops" for various officers' families. Some officers' wives post "orders of the day'" for British servicemen to carry oul. Here is a typical day's chores listed for Aircraftman Arthur Harrison lo fulfill t 1. FILL up boiler. When temperature is 160 degrees close it up (closed at bottom, damper down). 2. FILL up coal-burning stove, remove ash. Wipe the stove with damp cloth, top and front. 3. EMPTY rubbish bucket. 4. SWEEP kitchen, pantry,'scullery. 5. CLEAR away breakfast, wash up, dry and put away. 6. 15-M1NUTE tea interval. Look at boiler. 1 7. SCRUB kitchen table and four Just Telephone PA 4-3730 ANYTIME Take advantage of our New Telephone Answering Service Lichtcnstein's MEDICAL ARTS PHARMACY SAMUEL WERTHEIMER 33 N. Liberty Street • We Deliver draining boards. Clean both sinks, '8, SCRUB (or .mop with hot- water, soap disinfectant) kitchen, floor, pantry, scullery floor. •'• "1 was ashamed to show the list, . to my wife," says Harrison, who 1 is' now demobbed from the RAF... Denis Howell, Socialist Member" of Parliament for Birmingham, is" asking for an inquiry by the British Air Ministry. Failing this, he'-' will bring the matter up in the House of Commons. "It is a shocking stale of af-.. fairs," says Howell. "Humiliating"-and degrading for these men." :.-... Meanwhile, the GI who -groans r when he pulls exlra kitchen police' duty might remember his brother,-;.• the British batman, who, chances are, i» busy hanging out diapers. ,,,, WORLD'S LARGEST SELLER AT 100 LOOK FOR A LETTER FROM LIFE It'll bring you your only chance this year to get LIFE regularly at a special moneysaving rate! I COMING WEDNESDAY EAR-AI (Copyright and Pat. Applied For) 7H£ NATURAL MR-AID WAY TO Hear Better A ulintlte talc* to cvwconu h«iti« 4IMIciimu "l><« «»"», » ltk .- trovmil lulin. elorar* of iudl'«rj unit. Ddlinnd t» tuttt fciek- •muni! urands iiii! tl concentrtti i!lr<el toundj mo» «li!UJ Inln "' cm.!. 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