Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 19, 1955 · Page 12
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 12

Cumberland, Maryland
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Wednesday, October 19, 1955
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TWELVE EVENING. TIMES, CUMHEHLAND, MR, WEDNESDAY, .OCTOBER 19, 1955 Unions Told List Objections To ESB Drive Against Fraud BALTIMORE Ml - Union rep scnlativcs who have express strong opposition to the State E ployment Security Board's n tough policy with those who frai ulenlly obtain unemployment be •fits have been asked to put 111 views in writing. ""The opposing views were •pressed at a meeting here yest day of labor and industry rep ^senlatives with Robert B. Kimb "ESB chairman. -Under the new policy, perso 'found guilty of obtaining jobli 'pay benefits through fraud will disqualified -from receiving ad tional payments fo;- one year, a will be required to pay back i .money received through fraud. T •cases are also forwarded to slat attorneys for possible criminal a lion. '" Kimble, In announcing there w be no exceptions to the rule, sa '•"The only way to stop fraud the fear of what will happen. Tlia •why we must have ironclad pen: ties." "Union leaders, led by Glen Bra {on, international represenlati lor IhesCIO United Auto Worke in Hagerslown, said the new ru is much more rigid than existin )a>s. ' "You gentlemen are saying th (here should be the same penal in" all cases and are ignoring e Jeftuating circumstances." Bra ton said in an exchange with Kim pie. "You set yourselves above tl FUNERAL FLOWERS Try $C Aft Funoral Our WlUU laikit BOPP'S FLOWERS ,1! N. libtrty SI. Ph. PA-i-4330 law and we think Dial's dumncc wrong." Although (he union men madi HUlc headway on the matter o fraud penalties, they drew fron Kimble an admission thai othe parts of the new ESB policy an loo stringent. Kimble agreed Ihe policy migh be more flexible toward those who sever employment or refuse a pro ferred job for "good cause." The board now has absolute disqualifi cations for persons in those catc gorios. Kimble said thai aflcr briefs in writing from the union men, as well as industry leaders, parts of the new regulations may be «• written. Two Men, Two (Continued from Page 11)' the fire that destroyed the Fearer car. Also assisting the troopers from [he LaVale Barracks of Stale Police was the State Tioads Commission which senl its equipment and employes from the dislricl garage ocated nearby on Braddoek Road. Traffic Restored Lt. W. E. O'Hara was on the scene along wilh Troopers Limvood Clark, John Browning, X B Buckle and Charles 'DeWitl. The City Police Department senl jt. Raymond R. Johnston and Officer Louis Downey to aid in directing traffic. The Polomac Edison Company lad a crew present and cleared Ihe irca of the hot wires strewn all iver the section: Traffic on Route 40 was restored wo hours after the accident. Eastbound traffic was deloured iver Braddoek Road, and wesl- jound cnroute to Frostburg over e Route 36 by way of, Mt. savage. Accidental electric shock causes bout ear. 1,000 American -'deaths a The Red Cross has nearly two lillion volunteer workers. Obituary UNIVERSAL GAS DRYER (Continued from Page 11) liorn al Red Cr.cok, W. Va., a son of Ilio late Dennis anil Anna (Flanagan) Yokum, nc had operat ed a grocery slory in Cresaplowi 25 years. Mr. Yokum was a dircc lor of the Independent Merchants Association. ' « ' A 32nd degree Mason. Mr Yokum was a member of Kas Jatc Lodge, AF and AM; Al Chan. Shrine, Potomac Valley Lions Club and vice president p: he Cresaptown Civic Improve- neril Association.' Surviving arc his widow, Mrs Julia (McGowan) Yokum; a daugh .er. Mrs. Thomas Collins, Charles on, W. Va.; two half-brothers, A D. Yokum, Cincinnati, and James I'okum, Elkins, -\V. Va., and irandchild. The body will remain al '"the leorge Funeral Home. The fam ly requests flowers be omitted. Mrs.*William H. Askey Mrs. Christina Adela Askey, 73, vidow of William 11. Askey, 519 Rose Hill Avenue, was dead 01 arrival last night at Memorial Hos. pilal. A nalive of Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late William H and Mary t. (Berg) Hast. 'Mrs.. Askey was a member of SI. Paul's Lutheran Church, Surviving are two daughlers, Mrs. Verna Boehm, Sierra Madres, Mrs. Mary C.' Roberts, :ily; a brother, Merwin Hast, de^ >uty clerk at Allegany County Circuit Court, city, and five grand- ihildren. The family requests that flowers ic omitted and thai contributions )c 'made instead to the Heart Fund. • • The body is al Ihe Stein Funeral fome. Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at the Stein Chapel iv Rev. Dr. II. T. Bowersox, pas- or of St. Paul's Lulheran Church, nlermenl-will be in Rose'Hill Cemelery. ' Short Services FROSTBURG—Services for John ... Short, 71. of 240 West Mechanic Ireet, who died Monday at- his ome, will be conducted tomorrow t 2 "p. m. al the Hafer Funeral Home by Rev. Edward A. Godsey, aslor of Frostburg ' Methodist hurch. * , Pallbearers will be George Erode, Clarence Stevens,. George McKenzie, Harry Diehl, Joseph Lewis • and Walter Rizer. J f*^ 1 "' tie' » «=> 'J"'i Gives You Sunshine Fresh-Drying . Every Wash day ... regardless of the weather outside W 5 Free Customer Parking NEW STORE HOURS Just Above Our Mon. thru Friday 9 A. M.. Virginia Ave. Store to 8 P. M.—Sat. to 6 P. M. Trial Docket Set By Court KEYSER—The trial docket-for the October term of Mineral Coun ty Circuit Court was set this morning, with the first cases scheduled for hearing Monday. Pleas of not guilty were entered y the seven persons indicted by the.grand jury on felony counts. Scheduled for trial Monday are John Flanagan and Richard Dawson, indicted on separate charges of assault. Judge Ernest A. See appointed Attorney Donald Holt to represent Flanagan. Dawson failed to appear to enter his plea this morning, and the court ordered his bond forfeited and issued a capias for his appearance in court. A tentative date of Monday was also set for John Stewart, indicted on two separate charges of passing charge. He also operates a tavern at Barton. The jury deliberated nearly two hours before reaching a decision. Barber was charged wilh allowing consumption of beer on his premises at 12:17 a. m. Sunday, September It and a few minutes thereafter. Willison and Drumm again were >roseculing witnesses. They said Barber's only explanalion was Uiat jusiness had not been good and he did not waul to discourage cus- omers. Seven'witnesses tcslificd n behalf of Barber who svas represented by Attorney Gorman E. Getty.. David Sigel was foreman of the jury of eighl men and four women. Court attaches said criminal appeal cases will be started today after the Winkler Tavern case is decided. bad check Court named Cumberland Electric Co. Virginia Arc. at Second 11 South Liberty St. Phone PA 2-6191 Phone PA 2-6862 tdrney John Hamilton to represent him. Oliver W. HowdcrsheH, Mayme Jones and Frederick Hartman, in- ! dicled on charges of breaking and enlering and Iheft, will also be .tried Monday, lime permitting. Attorney Charles Smilh, who had jbeen relained by Hartman, was appointed to represent the other two ['involved. No date was set for the trial of Richard Mathcna. who was indicted on an assault charge. He is represented by Attorney Herndon Athcy. The Irial of Elmer Green, indicted on a misdemeanor, svas ordered conlinued. World's first chain of grocery stores, in ancient Rome, is said to lave been operated by a man named Lucius. Dollar Sale A&P PUMPKIN 7 No. 2/2 V 1.00 A&P SAUER KRAUT 8 No. 2'/2 $ 1.00 Sunsweet PRUNE JUICE 3 ^1.00 Ann Page STRAWBERRY PRESERVES 3 '±1.00 jori A&P Whole Kernel or Cream Style CORN 7 No. 303 $ —eani 1.00 Allegany Youth Hurt While Playing Football John Marvin, 15, of 116 Columbia Street, was admitted lo Sacred Heart Hospital last night with head injuries sustained when he was practicing football at Allegany High School.. . Hospital attaches this morning reported his condition as "good." In another mishap, 12-year-old Donna Jean Simpson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Simpson. RD 3, Keyser, was admitted to Memorial Hospital with an injury to her left leg sustained in a bicycle accident. Jury TO Open Discussion On Tavern Case Burton Operator Accused Of Making Sale''After Hours A Circuit Court jury is cxpcclo to bc^iu deliberations momentarily in the trial of a Barton taver owner and employe charged with allowing consumption of and sail of alcoholic beverages after mid night. Defendants arc Mrs. Georgia C Winkler, proprietor of the tavern and'Mrs. Gertrude Custer a!part lime employe. Edward H. Willison; and .Roy F Drumm, inspectors for the AHe gany County Board of Alcohol!' License Commissioners, testified yesterday they saw about six per sons, drinking beer and-.saw Mrs Custer sell - ; x bottles' of beer to another woman after 12:07. a. m September 11. ., Bought To Take Out Defense Attorney Julius Scliind ler' called -Mrs. Hazel Baker. o near Westernporl, to-the stand yes terday. She testified she bough the beers to take out of the tavern at 11:50 p. m., September 10. Other defense' witnesses today testified to that time and said Mrs. Baker left the tavern will fhe beer in a paper sack as the two inspectors entered the tavern Mrs. Winkler and Mrs. Cuslei also stated the tavern clocks are set five minutes fast to "make ii easier" to close the establishment on time. Among other defense witnesses aking the stand today were Harry Broadwater and Thomas Custer both of Westernport, and Melvin Custer, husband of Mrs. Gertrude Custer. '; Representing the slate are State's Attorney Paul M. Fletcher and his assistant, James S. Getty. Chief Judge George Henderson s presiding. The'case was expected to go to he jury after closing arguments. Mrs. Edna Engle of Frostburg is foreman of the jury of four women and eight men. Barber Acquitletl Yesterday, Melvin Barber, was acquitted by a jury on a similar STABBED TO DEATH—Mrs. Susan Holdeh, 52. above, West Virginia University English instructor, was found stabbed to death yesterday at her home in Morgantown. Authorities believe robbery was the motive and added she was apparently alone when the intruder entered her home. Mrs, Holden was a native of Kingwood, W. Va., and had been a teacher for 30 years. Police See Robbery Motive In WVU Teacher's Slaying MORGANTOWN, W. Va. US-Poice said today robbery apparently was the motive for the murder of Mrs. Susan Holden, 52-year-plc West Virginia University English nstructor. The body of Mrs. Holden, who lad been stabbed in the breast, stomach and face with a dull knife, vas found yesterday morning, clad n night clothes and sprawled on her bed. The medical-examiner.estimated ;he had died about midnight, or ihortly after midnight Monday. Sheriff Clarence E. Johnson'said he autopsy helped "to pretty well Sehineller Named To 33rd Degree Attorney- Julius E. Schindler :his city, is,among seven Marylam istablish robbery as the motive for Masons elected by the Suprern Council, Ancient and Acceptet Scottish Rite, to the rank of 33rc he crime." It also revealed "any one of hrec knife wounds could have :aused death.". Mrs. Holden's body was found ibout 8:30 a. m. yeslerday by Iwo icighbor women. The son of one f the women rides lo school wilh Irs. Holden and when she didn't how up, Ihey thought something •as wrong. As far as police have been able 0 determine, Mrs. Holden was last ecn alive when she dined with riends the nighl before. Her hus- and, John, a chemical engineer 1 Ihe U.S. Bureau of Mines ex- erimenlal station at the univer- ity, was in Alabama on a business Tip, according to police. Mrs. Holden's slayer, or slay- rs, apparently entered the house :irough a kitchen 'window, ransack- ig the house throughout, Johnson aid. No weapon has been found. Police announced they were hold- ig a young window washer who ad worked .in the Snncrest neigh- orhood where the Holdens lived. No charges were filed immediatels however. Mrs. Holden, a teacher for.3 'ears, had taught in Kingwood an Clarksburg, W. Va. before Joinin, the university staff in 1940. The Holdens were married i 1952. They have no children. degree. They will be installed in' Wash ington Friday night. Others from the.state include' in the 380 honored are Schuyler C Blackburn, Adam B. - Caldwell Judge Herman M. Moser, Thoma; I. 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