Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 19, 1955 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Cumberland, Maryland
Issue Date:
Wednesday, October 19, 1955
Page:
Page 9
Start Free Trial
Cancel

l»tl PA-2-1600 for I WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES. CUMBERLAND. MD, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1955 NINE Naval Reterv/e From U.S.Shi The bronze bell used in World War I on" the destroyer named for Capt.' John'-'H.-. Dcn,t, native of Maryland, .is being used at the Cumberland; Naval and Marino Corps Reserve Armory. lli. Cmdr. Gordon McCrea, commanding officer of the local unit, x^ports the bell has been installed vB the entrance of the reserve unit oil McKaig's Hill. 'It is used on drill nights each \yeek and at 7:30 p. m. the bell is sounded 'with repeated soundings each half hour until,9:30.'p. m. this practice, according to Cmilr. McCrea, gives a feeling of the men's being aboard a ship. ••The bronze bell is one of five which were used aboard destroyers of World War 1 and II which bore (he names'of distinguished Marylanders and are now historic relics. Cmdr. McCrea pointed out thai the bell is being • loaned to 'the local unit by the curator of the Navy Department. Capt. Denl was serving on the Constellation when she captured the French man-o'-war 'insurgent in 1799. He was named midshipman on March. 16, 1798 and captain oh December 29, J811. Capt. Dent maned the Nautilus and Scourge in Prcble Squadron and took parl in attacks on Sicily in 1804. The other four bells are in the possession of the Maryland His toricaf Society, the Peale Museum the Baltimore.County Commission' ers and the Maryland Constellation Commission. Hospital To Get 39-Foot Flagpole Two local veterans organizations will participate in the erection o: a new flagpole on the grounds of Memorial Hospital Friday morn ing. . ', . . John A. Moberly', hospital su perintendenl,: announced the flag will replace one that has been fly Ing over the institution at the main entrance.. . H« said the flagpole, which wil measure about 39 leet in height will be located in the area atop the steps leading to the hospital from Memorial Avenue. The pole, according to Moberly, will be placed in a concrete base. Representatives of'Fort Cumber land Post 13, American Legion, and Henry Hart Post Mil, VFW are to participate in the ceremony when the colors are raised. (I: JC Bonn! To Meet •The Board of Directors of the Cumberland Junior Association o: Commerce will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at Central YMCA, iccording to Oscar H. Lashlcy Jr., president. Don't Be Yourself • HOUSTON. Tex. uv-Mother in Weingartcn's grocery to son "Slop acting like a five-year-old.' Clerk: "How old is he?" Mother: "Five." Looking with Luke For trunks & luggage pianos- 1 opticians or any other product or . Mrvlce you need for the • home or business, use ' • the YELLOW PAGES of • 'your Telephone Directory regularly, They save lime irid trouble .,': tell you • . it iglinot' "'•••• • "where to find It, 1 ' ' THE CNRAKMEI MTMM mtrHONE COMf ANT If lAlTIMMt Clrt ' Look in ...for It's your one chance for a full year to get LIFE regularly for only about 10? a copy! Look in your mailbox. Today —or in the next few days at the latest—there should be a letter from LIFE. Read it carefully.You'll find it contains a chance to subscribe to LIFE and have it delivered right to your home- regularly week after week—for only about lOc a copy. i v This special offer, is being made for a limited time only—to new subscribers. The letter is the only offer you'll have from LIFE for the next 12 months... the one opportunity you'll have .this year to order your copies of LIFE at this introductory, rate. Don't miss your chance! Look for your letter from LIFE. See how much fun, surprise, information and excitement LIFE can bring into your home every week for so small a price! Mail that return card right away! OFFER GOOD FOR 2 WEEKS ONLY! Mail the card enclosed with yaw fetter / - . ' •','.'-.''• •.'"". rig/if away!

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free