Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 26, 1955 · Page 11
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Comic* •!• Clatiified Member Associated Press WEDNESDAY The Newpaper For The Home 1955 Second Section Trucks Not Inspected In Maryland ^ Pennsylvania Taking ^ Steps To Improve ;' Checks Of Vehicles • While the slate of Pennsylvania continues its moves toward stricter inspection and regulations of trucks no progress has been reported in Maryland in connection with the same problem. Two local trucking companies contacted by the Evening Times today said there is no safety inspection required by Maryland and the firms do their own checking. . The Maryland authorities have been conducting a truck-weighing program. Vehicles which are found overloaded are required to unload the excess weight and 'the owners prosecuted in the courts. Fines in a number of cases have been heavy. ' Action Advocated The Pittsburgh Press in an editorial Sunday titled "Juggernauts on the Highways" staled: "The runaway trucks continue their, toll of death and destruction. To the five killed in West Newton, ft| there have been added five more S| dead at Cumberland, Md., plus a i| near-miss in Kittanning which K| wrecked 11 autos. § "In each case—and in the many f§ previous cases of runaway tractor- si trailer rigs in and around Pitts- jf| burgh—the diagnosis is brake fail- is ure. ~| if! "What do we do to stop this hor- ~fi rible threat? Nobody seems to $ have an idea. Yet, truck traffic^ is :'"?< increasing, loads now, are heavier fi with permission of the slate, and •=? the danger is greater ^ "The Cumberland accident pro- 8S vided a clue. Investigators found ;* that an air hose which was part JJ of the brake system of the 'truck i| had worn through, been patched ?,! with tape which, in turn, wore '.| through. The leak knocked oul the Si braking system. ';;" "What happened to the slate in.. i spection service, which is supposed |; to deled hazards like (his? Do we yi Inspect trucks often enough and .{•; thoroughly enough? In the case of ;1 out-of-state trucks, which comprise "3 much of our truck traffic, can we .3 rely on the inspection services of •)'; olhcr states for our safety? y Immediate Threat ••| "These are questions our Lcgis- '•*: lature and our stale government : ~t should look into, and quickly. The : 1 ^jreat is immediate, and it won't •fi 9 removed until we do something. ,,| We'll continue to record repeated 4 accidents and multiple deaths until .•'il the officials who are responsible •? for traffic safely find out what's wrong and correcl il. "In pasl periods when truck weight limitations were being enforced. Slate Police blocked roads in order to weigh every truck and catch violators. What's the matter with checking every truck to in- sped brakes? Certainly the brakeless trucks are doing lar more domage than the overloaded trucks did. "We have suggested that the truck manufacturers themselves tackle this problem by equipping each tractor unit with a reliable set of emergency brakes. A bill in the Legislature would permit truckers to subtract -the weighl of emergency brakes from their total loads, in order to encourage their installation. "But thal's for the future. We need proteclion now, and now is when safely officials and Slate Police should act to check on the safety of the heavy equipment speeches." using the highways. Governor To Act • Gov. Leader 'of Pennsylvania said he will take steps in the matter after receiving a report on truck runaways from state police who are making an investigation. Gov. Leader believes some of the accidents were not entirely the resull of poor brakes. He said some drivers place too much strain on their braking system instead of letting the gears work for them. "Three factors are involved," he said. "The human factor, the mechanical factor and poor design, possibly a combination of all three." William E. Miller of Harrisburg, secretary-manager of the Pennsylvania Motor Federation, said a reappraisal of the slate's truck inspection syslem would be in order. 0. D. Shipley, safely director Wallach. for the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, said the ICC has high standards for proper brake main ten'ance on the giant trucks, but enforcement of the regulations is weak. .Shipley said a meeting will be held in Pittsburgh next month by the Council of Safety Supervisors of motor truck associations of Pennsylvania, Ohio and' Maryland. They will discuss preventive mea- £res against runaway truck crashes. .."A number of bills have been drawn up by Pennsylvania legislators which would make it mandatory for trucks to be equipped with a separale and indcpendenl se". of electrically operated air brakes in addition to factory-installed brakes. Attempted Store Entry Reported By Police •',CI(y Police are investigating the attempted breaking and entering of Charles McDade's Store, 11 North Front Street, early yesterday morning. . McDade reported to police that someone attempted to enter his utorfc by forcing a side entrance, Th« entrance was barred and bolted, and the Intruder was unable to •flier. . • SUPPLIES POWER FOR MEMORIAL—Above is shown the new emergency electrical plant which was installed during the past year at Memorial Hospital at a cost of $22,000. The automalic system is capable of meeting the entire electrical requirement of Ihe hospital, and is termed as one of the best-found in hospitals anywhere. The insert photo at the top left'shows one unit of Ihe six-section control panel. The equipment is used three hours every Saturday so .that it may be kept in working condition. Local Pair Homecoming Participants Two Cumberland men, one a student and the other a relired Railway Express Company em- ploye, will be key figures at the Homecoming program Saturday at the University of Maryland. They are Clifton E. Fuller. 624 Elm Street, and Charles Wickard, 788 Fayctle Slreet. . Fuller! a member of the University of Maryland Class of 1896, will crown' "Miss Homecoming Queen" in a ceremony prior to the football game at 2 p. m. between the Terrapins and the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. The pro- game ceremony will begin at 1 p. m. Wickard, a senior in the university's College of Business and Public Adminislralion and president of the Student Government Association, will accept the new Student Union Building from President Wilson II. Elkins on behalf of the student body during a dedication ceremony sel for 10 a. m. The Student Union Building was completed in September. 1954. at a cost nf $630,000. William Huff, also .of Cumberland, is manager of the new facility. In addition to the homecoming queen ceremony, the football game and the building dedication, the day long program will include a chapel service, an alumni luncheon, a float and band parade and the traditional homecoming dance in the evening. A luncheon for alumni and visitors will be held at noon in the university's dining hall and has been described by the Homecoming Commitlee as "free of Thousands Get Treatment At Cumberland's Memorial An attempt to show the thousands of lives that are saved yearly in hospitals would be next to impossible. Nurses, nurses aides, doctors, administrative workers, laboratory technicians and numerous others work Group Attends Rotary Meeting A number of Cumberland Rotary Club members and their wives attended sessions of the 264th District -Rotary Internalional annual conference' at Bedford Springs Hotel, Bedford, Pa. The conference opened Sunday and ended yeslerday. .Among members attending have been John E. Geare, president of the local club, and Roy W. Eves, secretary; F. T. Bell, Robert E. Barnard Jr., Harold D. Barber, Adolph Blunk, Ross 0. Decker, William T. Fridinger, Charles L. Kopp, Paul M. Shircliff, F. Perry Smith. John L. Towler and Reynold ilirthx DOUTHITT-Mr. and Mrs. Bernard, - Fort Ashby, a daughter yesterday al Sacred Heart Hospital. FRICKEY-Mr. and Mrs. 'Guy, Grantsville, a daughter on.Oclo- bcr 10 al Mcyersdale Communily Hospilal. HILL—Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin, 7 Longeron Drive, Ballimore, a daughter yesterday at Miners Hospilal, Frostburg. HORTON—Mr. and Mrs. Leroy, Potomac Park, a son this morning at Memorial Hospital. LUMBERIS-Mr. and Mrs. liatri, Grcenbult, a daughter County Hospital, Hyatlsville. The maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Loraditch, 1307 Bedford Street. MICHAEL-Mr.' and Mrs. Joseph Dean, RD 3, Berkeley Springs, a son Sunday at Berkeley Springs Memorial Hospital. The mother is tho former Miss Phyllis Norrls of Little Orleans. WHITACRE-Mr. and Mrs, William, Oldtown, a son this morn- Ing at Memorial, endless hours at Memorial Hospital to save lives, and for the betterment of the City of Cumberland. As of June 30, 1955. a lolal of 150,642 persons have been patienls in Memorial since ils opening on August 19, 1929. Although this figure may seem enormous, il is only a fraction of the number of people who have received medical treatment at one of Cumberland's two hospitals. In addition during the past several years more than 15,000 persons have been treated annually at the hospital's dispensary. This figure increases year by year, due to the fact thai many doctors are finding it easier lo treat patients at the hospital, than lo have Ihcm come lo. Iheir offices. Cost Below Average Memorial Hospital, a non-profit corporation, has 247 adults beds and 35 infant beds, and boasts a record which is unequaled by most hospitals in Ihe Maryland region, according lo John A. Moberly. superintendent The cosl per patient a day at the Old Eckhart School Sold For Salvage Capel, 93 Bowery Street, Frostburg. His bid of $503 for the materials in the building to be salvaged was the highest received by the Allegany County Commissioners yesterday. For a number of years the building was-used.as headquarters of an Eckhart group, but the County Health Department recently condemned the structure as being unsanitary and a health hazard. Other bids received were from Norman Wilburn, Eckhart, $151; William Carder, Frostburg,-$165; Francis Eberly, Eckhart, $175; C. A. Liller. Cresaptown. $375. and George Brabson, Star Route, Frostburg, $400.30. local below hospital is the national considerably average for hospitals the size of Memorial, and charges to patients are much below Ihose charged by hospllals in olher localities. Moberly stated. In the states of Delaware, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina. Virginia, the District of Columbia and West Virginia -the average cost per patient per day' is $22.68, compared to Memorial's $17.20. According lo national figures, Memorial's average cost per day is less than one-half that of hospitals located on the Wesl Coast. The local hospital employs 405 persons, and the salaries paid these employes last year totaled $692,654.14. Besides these em- ployes the hospital has 16 to 25 persons who are employed on a parl-time basis to fill in during vacation periods. A breakdown of the employes shows 117 student nurses, 74 graduate nurses, 46 nurses aides, 15 orderlies, 18 administrative workers, four medical record workers, two workers in Ihe pharmacy, five persons in the X-ray room, four aneslhesia employes, seven lab- Progress Noted On Sewage Plant Work on the $2,000,000 sewage Ireatmenl plan off Offult Street is progressing satisfactorily, Commissioner William H. Buchhollz said today in reporting on a weekend inspection. Buchholtz said il is hoped to gel major part of the plant area finished before bad weather so work may continue Inside during the winter. ing employes, 18 laundry workers, six operation of plant em- ployes, eight maintenance workers, 38 dieticians, 12 operating room nurses, Iwo physio therapy and electrocardiogram technicians, five employes at the Nurses Home, and five employes in the "outpatient" department. Has Own Power Plant Moberly, who has served as superintendent of the hospital for ject undertaken al Ihe hospilal during the past year was the installation of an emergency electrical plant at a cost of $22,000. starled following Hurricane Hazel, when the hospital's power was cut off for more than an hour. Oxygen tents were' knocked out, elevators were stalled and eqtrtpmenl In Ihe October 17 at Prince Georges operating room was at'a standstill. During tills time a man was admitted for 'an emrgency operation, and attendants had to carry him on a stretcher four flights of steps to the operating room. With the Installation of the automatic electrical plant, patients will no longer have to fear n power (allure. The new emergency system Is capable of meeting tile en tiro electrical requirement of tho hospital, and Is termed as one of (Continued on Page 20)' Sanitation Report Filed By Bowling A summary of work on sanitation by personnel of the Allegany County Health Department for September has been issued by J. Byron Dowling, state sanitarian For the department here. Dowling said the department handled 462 complaints and made 431 field trips during the month. An arrangemenl has been corn- will be razed soon by Websler pleted with the mayor and council The old Eckhart School building Temperature Dips To Low Of Season The temperature dipped to the lowest point of the fall season today when 30 degrees were registered. By noon it was 65 degrees with sunny skies. The forecasl for tomorrow is generally fair and mild. II will be fair tonight with temperatures in the low 40s. Friday will see increasing cloudiness and mild, showers likely and cooler by night. Musicians To Meet Local 787, American Federation of Music, will meet tomorrow at oratory technicians, 18 house keep- 7:30 p.m. at Ihe Allegany Trades Council Hall, according lo James E. Andrews, secretary. of Westernporl for Ihe installation of 1,500 feet of 48-inch sewer line to correct a sewage problem. Doling ' said. He also reported that a sewage syslem for the new school at.Weslernporl is proceeding. "Field trips were'made'as follows to check sanitation situations: Sewage, 82 trips; water, 12; nuisance, 92; garbage. 13: food establishments, 126; foster homes, 1; nursing homes, 1: hospitals, 1; dairy farms, 88; milk plants, 5; dump signs, 3; quarantining dogs, 3; -house repairs and dug wells, 3. The sanitalion unil held 61 conferences, and' one public leclure was given. included 36 water samples, 407 of milk and 30 swab tests. During the month a total of 41 septic tanks were installed in areas where there is no regular sewage disposal syslem. A total of 48 milk licenses were issued. Playfield Group Installs Officers Officers of the Ridgedale Playground Association were installed at a recent meeting. Taking office Frank Trozzi, president; Mrs. Nelson Earsom, vice president; Mrs. John H. Kiiigton, secretary, and Mrs. Leon F; Rogers, treasurer. The association will hold a Halloween party tomorrow at the plaj'- lot, begining at 6:30 p.m. A cos- lume contest will be featured and treat 1 ; dislribuled. were: Mrs. Eves To Lead Panel Discussion At Meeting Mayor Roy W. Eves will lead a panel-discussion for mayors and councilmen at. a meeling of Ihe Maryland Municipal .League in Frederick next month. The meeting will be held November 17ri9 with the mayor-council panel slated for Friday, November 18, at 11 a.m. Woman Gets $12,500 For Her Injuries Moorefielcl Man Defendant In'Suit' Following Accident HARRISONBURG, Va. — Mrs. Wilbert II. Dean, 27, Albemarle County mother'of triples and twins, las been 'awarded $12,500 for automobile injuries by a jury in United Stales District Court here. Mrs. Dean's .-counsel asked for "approximately $150,000" in statement to the jury.' The original suit placed the amount of damages at $259,573. Both figures were the largest ever asked in a suit tried here. Pathologist Driver * ';Leon Rex Grover, pathologist of the West Virginia poultry laboratory at Moorefield, W. Va., the drh»r of the car which struck Mrs. Dean at Ivy on June 15, 1953, was the defendant and the only witness for the defense. ' The jury of six women and six men deliberated two hour after receiving the instructions from Judge John Paul. The second day of the trial was devoted to the prep: ration of instructions .and the arguments of counsel. Mrs. Dean suffered, multiple fractures of both legs and other :njuries. She was described as being permanently crippled in the use of her legs. She appeared in court in a wheel chair. Mrs. Dean also used a "walker" to aid her in moving about. Mrs. Dean and other witnesses :estified that she had crossed over Highway 250 at Ivy and was on .he shoulder of the road when she was struck by the automobile of Mr. Cover. Numerous photographs of the accident were shown to the jury and identified by officers and early arrivals a; the scene. Tried To Avoid Woman Mr. Grover' testified that when le once looked up he saw Mrs. Dean on the edge of the highway, walking with her head do\vn. He swerved his car in an effort to avoid her but she appeared to jump hack into his machine. Mrs. Dean said she believed she was safely across the highway and when the automobile loomed it was too late, for her to get out of the way. She was hurled about 61 feet, witnesses testified. Mr. Grover maintained control of his car and stopped it on the opposite side of the highway. Mrs. Dean is the mother of triplets aged three and twins aged 7. The twins, were nine months olc when she was hit. .She producec hospital, doctors' and house help bills - totalling over $4,000. Mr. Dean, a plasterer, #aid he had lost much time from his work in order to take care of his injured wife and children. He stated he could not afford to hire more help in the ome. Mr. Grover was enroute to the University of Virginia Hospital to consult a specialist when he struck Hazard Noted As Nciv Bridge Goes Into Use Extra care in driving into the 3reene Street approach and off he Cumberland-Ridgoley bridge appears to be the only immediate solution to a traffic and pedestrian lazard because of lack of traffic lights. LI. Raymond R. Johnston, Head of the Traffic Bureau,, said this morning that some hazard exists and the department will do its best with the situation until cable arrives and lights can be installed. There have been numerous unofficial reports of excessive speed on and off the bridge since it was opened yesterday at noon. Johnston said two "slow" signs have been erected. But'there are no "stop" signs in the bridge area, rle added a policeman would be on duty during "peak" traffic hours. Installation of the cable for traffic lights and "trippers" which will govern their operation, will not cause the roadway to be torn up again. City Engineer Charles R. Nuzum explained this morning that conduits for the cable were installed when the roadway vas laid. Bank Debits Show Gains Bank debits continued to show increases over 1954 for the first eight months, of this year with 5204,636,000 compared to 5188,239,000. The Fifth District report of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond also shows August debits ahead of the same month last year on totals. of $27,861,000 and $25,296,000 respectively. Building continues to sweep far ahead of 1954. For the first eight months this year, building permil valuations total $1,109,191 compared to $481,925 last year. In August, permit valuations were $124,850 compared lo $38,450 the same month a year ago. Samples collected for analysis jirs. Dean at Ivy, six miles wesl of Charlottesville. Witnesses said tie was considerably upset by the accident. Woman Missing From Her Home City Police today continued the search for a local woman who has been missing from her home since October 18. Betty Logue, 415 Central Avenue, yesterday, reported to police that her sister, Mary Catherine Shreve, of 24 North Waverly Terrace, has been missing since last Tuesday. The Shreve woman was reported to have left for Baltimore for a medical examinalion at a veterans' hospital. She is a former WAC. The woman obtained a ticket at the B&O Railroad Station which was issued by the Veterans Administration. She is 31 years old, five feet, three inches fall and weighs 124 pounds. She has brown eyes, brown hair and was possibly wearing grey suit, short red coat and red slippers. . • Inspection Held Captain Charles -W. Magaha, commander of the Stale Police in Western Maryland, inspected the LaVale Barracks and personnel today. Local Girl President Of College Class Miss Katherine Diamond, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Diamond, 623 Frederick Street, has jeen elected president of the Freshman Class at Ursuline. Col- ege at Louisville, Ky. Miss Diamond,- a graduate, of five years, said the biggest pro- Ursuljne Aca demy here in June, cads the largest Freshman Class in the history of the college. There are 95 enrolled. Other Cumberland sludents who Plans for the new plant were have entered the Freshman Class at Ursuline College are Dolores Connor, Catherine Franze, Maureen Mors, and Gail Treiber. Janet Pisancschi and Mary Martha Staarmnn have entered the novitiate of Ihe Ursuline Sisters an J are also members'of th^ freshman All freshmen were invested in Iheir collegiate cap and gown. This year's class Includes students from nine states and El Salvador, Cuba, Panama, and China. During Freshman Week the new sludents were Introduced to their "Big Sisters" at n luncheon meet- Ing and wore later entertained al a dessert party. Freshmen and (Continued on Page JO) STUDENTS ADVISED—When ,five Cumberland girls entered Ursuline College at Louisville, Ky., this fall they were helped by another local girl who is a sophomore at the college. The picUirc above shows Sophomore Mary Lou Drcssman at left Instructing Freshman Catherine Frame how to wear the academic cap and lassie, Other Cumberland students from left are Mniifccn Mors, Gull Trelhcr, Katherine Diamond and Dolores E. Connor, , s Pf 4.16 Friends Aware Meets Thursday The Association of Friends Aware of Handicapped Children will hold its regular meeting to: morrow at 8 p.m. at Cumberland Savings Bank. Mrs .John J. Long, president, announced today. All parents and friends of mentally retarded or orthopedically handicapped children are invited to atlend and inspect the stalion wagon which is available -to (he group. The stalion wagon is for transporling children (o the special class at LaVale School which is being established by the Board of Education, Rules and regulations on care and use of the vehicle will be decided. Mrs. Long said. Additional contributions made lo the station wagon fund have brought the total of $466.75 with the remainder of the purchase price to come from the group's treasury. New donors include Mrs. Orin Maxwell, $10; Howard Nesbitt, $5; a friend, $10; R.A.M. Lodge 212, $10; Penn Mar Motors, $5.04; and Emerick .Service Station, $5.21. The last two donations represent earnings from Cumberland Canteen Service. Obituary BOHRER—Isaac R., 43, Berkelej Springs. BOSLEY—Mrs. Sarah E.. 80, Piedmont. DAVIS-Mrs. Robert, 63, Keyser. HAST—Miss Anna K., 86, of Paca Slreet. MORGAN-*Irs. David J., 79 Cleveland, formerly of Eckhart NICHOLS—Mrs. Samuel, Morgantown, formerly of Keyser. SIGLER—George T., 74, forme of Marlinsburg. STRAWDERMAN—Dr. Nimrod, 83 Mathias, W..Va. YANEZICH—Pete, 72, this city. Mrs. Robert Davis Mrs. Bertha A. Davis, 63, wife of Robert Davis, RD 3, Keyser died this morning at Memoria Hospital. She was admitted lasl night. Mrs. Davis- was a daughter of Theodore and Sarah Luzier of Keyser. Mrs. Sarah E. Bosley PIEDMONT — Mrs. Sarah E. Bosley, 80, widow of Thornton- T. Bosley, was found dead this morning at her home, 57 Second Street. Mrs. Bosley, who lived alone, was found by her nephew, Louis R. Brant, who checked with his aunt each morning. A physician said she had -been dead six or seven hours when found at approximately 9 a. ni. Born at .Windom, a daughter of Ihe late Mr. and Mrs. Zekiel Aher- nalhy, she had resided here 40 years. Mrs. Bosley had been employed 32 years at Ihe American Steam Laundry here before relir- ing about five years ago. She was a member of Trinity Melhodisl Church . and Miriam Hebekah Lodge 16 of Weslcrnport. Surviving is-a sister, Mrs. Wlldman, Weslernport. The body is at the Fredlock Funeral Home. Miss Anna K. Hast Miss Anna Katherine Hast, 86 died yesterday at her home, Paca Street. She had been in II health for some time. A native of Cumberland, she was n daughter of tho Into Frederick and Sophie (Uchncr) llnst. She was n member of St, Luke's Lulh- (Cdnllnucd on Pago 20) Tax Returns For County Continue Up Figures Indicate Improved Economic , -< Conditions In Area " Collections of sales and use tax n Allegany County have shown an ncrease for thejthird consecutive year, the 1955 fiscal report of the Mall Sales Tax Division shows, reflecting continued economic progress. The report,' released by Comp- roller J. Millard Tawes, lists 1955 collections in the county at $858,838, an increase of $33,,438 or 4.05 per cent over the 1954 fiscal year. The upswing' is evident in all categories of the report except bod and beverages. However, this decline is due to a change in category and is accounted for in another classification. The decline shown percentage- wise was due principally to fig- - ures shown -in the report which list collections from restaurants this year at $5,343.53 as compared to $26.792.94 the previous year. The change in category, however, would reduce that figure to $5,942.87 for 1954. Follows State Trend The county decline in the category follows a state trend with restaurants down 13.09 per cent and the food and beverage classification as a whole down 1.16 per cent. Increases in tax dollar collections lave been steady since 1951-52. In that year, total collection was $816,957; in 1952-53 it was $818,576; n 1933-54 it was $825,400 and in the last fiscal year $858,838. Percentage collection increases n other categories in the county are as follows: Apparel, 1.17 per cent; general merchandise, 7.97 cent; automotive, 2.28 per cent; furniture and appliances, i.49 per cent; building materials and contractors, 8.95 per cent; utilities and transportation, 29.76 r cent; and miscellaneous, 12.07 er cent. Assessments Down Assessment collections decreased 21.91 per cent on 1955 returns of S28.866 compared to $36,954 in 1954. a drop of $8,098. Assessment collections are ex- jlained as tax deficiencies or de- inquent taxes. They are assessed jy members of the field staff of the Retail Sales Tax Division. Allegany County collections represent 2.45 per cent of the state total of $34,998,784. The overall state figure is an increase of 6.73 per cent over 1954. The county filed 19,794 returns with an average 1 tax per return of 543.39. The number of returns was per cent of the state total. Following is a summary of the (Continued from Page 11) Firm To Opeii New Quarters The new office of People's Life Insurance Company at 21 North Liberty Street will be dedicated Friday, R. 0. Collins, manager, announced loday. Open house will be held from 11 a. m. lo 3:30 p. m. Following Ihe dedication, Cumberland District will hold its annual dinner-dance at AH Ghan Shrine Country Club. Arrangements are in charge of William McKenzie, Ervin Sperry and Charles Pfeiffer, local representatives. Speaker will be 0. R. Hoover, vice president of the agency and of personnel. Other visitor's from !he home' office will include R. J. Deipenbrock, assistant secretary, and his wife; L. M. Jenkins, easl- ern division superintendenl, and his wife: Oda McGaha, field trainer, and his wife, all of Washington, D. C.;' Manager and Mrs. Roy Rosencrance of Elkins, W. Va.; Manager and Mrs. L. D. Derly Haven and Manager and Mrs. J. D. Thompson of Baltimore; W. J. Kruger, assistant manager at Hyattsville; E. C. Rosencrance, assistant manager, and his wife of Salisbury; and Mr. and Mrs. John Rosencrance of Elkins. Master of ceremonies will be Paul Windle. Entertainment will be furnished by the staff of the Cumberland office. Employe Groups Help Chest Fund The Cumberland Community Chest today announced the firms whose employes have attained 100 per cent or more of their goal in he current campaign. Special credit was given the em- ployes of Kelly-Springfield Tire Company who contributed over $9,500 on the payroll plan through :heir "One-Time Charily Fund," which this year collected for all charilies al one time. Others were Hercules Powder Company, Western Maryland Railroad, George Construction Company, Office of Mayor Eves, Cily Recrealion Department Allegany County Welfare Board, Income Tax Division of Maryland, Comptroller of the Treasury, Potomac-Edison Rose Company, Potomac Valley T. V,', Community Baking Company, Merchants Wholesale Grocery Company, Schmidt Baking Company, Cumberland Box Company, First Federal Savings and Loan Com- 308 pany, Memorial Hospital, L. Berri- sleln Furniture Company, Cumberland Office Supply, Lazarus Company, S. T. Little Jewelry Company, Rpsenbaum Brothers, Scars Roebuck A Company, Wolf Furniture Company, Slur Restaurant^ and the Y1ICA. .1

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