Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 1, 1955 · Page 13
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FOURTEEN Top Season In Sight For •Oystermen Maryland Reported 'In Favorable Spot For Good Market ' CRISF1ELD, Md. W> — The oyster dredging season opened toda\ and prospects arc for a top year for Maryland oystermen. Storm damage has reduced the oyster supply of some states and this could put Maryland in a favoi able position on the oyster mar kel. Oyster tongcrs have been at il for several weeks, taking advantage of good weather and good prices to roll up uig catches and big earnings in many sections of the bay. In the state-planted Holland Straights area. Chairman John P. Tawcs of the Department of Tidewater Fisheries said "it's the best year we've had." Tongcrs are reported to be raking in more than 2,000 bushels a day in the straits, located northwest of Crisfield. Tongcrs also are reported to be doing well in Fishing Bay, as they are in almost all longing grounds. Catches are good and the average| prices have been running from S2.- 50 to $3.25 a bushel with come extra good oysters bringing $4. In Pocomoke Sound, screw bor- WASHINGTON Ufi — A sharp- ers are said to have done quite shooter on the White House police a bit of damage but tongers are force today received the William able to take 10 to 15 bushels a day, Randolph Hearst Trophy for win EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1955 Dial PA-2-1 GOO for a WANT AD Takei v TO JOIN HUSBAND — Mrs. Anita McMillan, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Settle, 29 Elder Street, leaves Sunday for Camp Lejeune, N. C., to join her husband, Cpl. William R. McMillan. The couple was married August 6 at St. Mary's Church. Mrs. McMillan has been residing with Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Simmons at Wiley Ford. sometimes more. Among the tongers, earnings of Pistol Tournament. from ?25 to $100 a day and more are said to be common. At the packers, crabs and crab meat have been the main item and crabs still are coming in. in large quantities. But oyster work is increasing and soon some houses will be devoting their entire time to shucking and shipping. In the Holland Straits area, straddling the Somerset-Dorchester County border, tongers.pay a special 20-cents-a-bushel tax in addition to the inspection tax. The money ,1s used to buy more shells for replanting. This is the third year the planted area has been opened to tongers. Fisheries officials regard it as B good place to grow seed oyster. Many seed oysters from the straights have been set out in other areas of the bay. Dayli ight Time Change Possible i BALTIMORE W) — A proposed charter amendment giving councilmen authority to shorten or extend daylight saving time was approved last night by the City Council. • If .Mayor Thomas D'Alcsandro signs the bill, the question will be put! on'the city ballot in-Nov'ernber,- 1956. If the voters approve', -daylight time could be altered in 1957. The charter now provides that daylight time run from the last Sunday in April though the last Sunday in September. The amend ment would allow an extension of one month, with changes permitted at the beginning of end of the present period. Changes could be made every year. Baltimore and the rest of Maryland ended daylight time in September this year. Pennsylvania, New York and the New England states extended it through October, There are nearly 1,000 varieties of flowering plants in the Olympic added. Mountains of Washington State. 4% DIVIDENDS ON SAVINGS An Unbroken Record For 15 Yean All Funds Invested in First Mortgages on Homes WE INVITE YOUR ACCOUNT HOME Building & Loan ASSOCIATION, INC. 19 South Liberty St. Cumberland, Md. PHONE PA 4-1900 White House Officer Gets Pistol Award (Continued from. Page 13) : neral Home where services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p. m. by Rev. William Richards. Interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery where rites will be held by the local Masonic lodge. George 11. Newhousc ROMNEY — George Hammond Newhouse, 71, a retired blacksmith, died yesterday at his home here. Born in Romney, he was a son of the late George W. and Sarah Bell (Cooper) Newhouse. He is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Lucy Paulus, Cumberland, and Mrs. Hattie Newhouse, Mrs. Otie Lewis and Mrs. Grover S. Patterson, all of Romney, and a brother, Robert B. Newhouse, Romney. Services will be conducted at 2 p. m. tomorrow at the Shaffer Funeral Home by Rev. Mr. Kidner, a. retired clergyman. Interment will be in Indian Mound Cemetery. Clarence L. Sires MIDLAND—Clarence Lynn Sires, 63, a tire inspector at the Kelly- Springfield Tire Company plant in Cumberland, died suddenly yesterday at his home on Dans Rock Road. Dr. H. V. Deming, deputy coun- :y medical examiner, said death was" due to a heart condition. A native of Grahamtown, he was a son of the late George and Hester (Tomlinson) Sires. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. ning the 24th annual International Along with the award — a loving cup and a wristwatch — Pvt. William S. Crawford received a note of congratulations from President Eisenhower, the man whose life Crawford's marksmanship is meant to protect. From his Denver sickbed, Eisenhower wrote to "Dear Officer Crawford" that he is "delighted" at Crawford's winning the award. "You have added a new and important distinction to the great record compile'd by the White House police pistol team through the years," Eisenhower added in the brief note dated, Oct. 31. The White House Police Force is a unit of the Secret Service which operates as a Treasury agency. The four-day pistol tournament, the biggest of its kind in the world according to the Treasury; was held from Aug. 18 through Aug. 21 at Teancck, N.J. Shooting at a bull's- eye only one and. one-fifth inches across from a distance of 75 feet. White House policeman Crawford scored 289 direct buU's-eye hits out of 300 shots. He was competing against military and civilian pistol experts of the United States, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, the Canal Zone and Hawaii. Crawford is 41, and lives at nearby Silver Spring, Md. with his wife and three children. Israel Claims Egypt Assault JERUSALEM Ml — An Egyptian infantry platoon last night attacked an Israeli patrol in the Kis- sufim area east of the Gaza Strip but was repulsed, an Israeli army spokesman announced. The Israelis suffered no casualties, he said.' The attacking Egyptian unit was supported by fire from positions across the demarcation line, he Two more Egyptian jet planes were seen over Israeli territory yesterday, the spokesman reported. Farmers Blame BigU. S. Surplus PENDLETON, Ore. Ml • - The traveling Senate Agriculture Committee is finding that many'farm- ers look upon the government's seven billion dollar stock of farm surpluses as the villain back of their troubles. At the hearings here, as well as at hearings in the Midwest last week, farmer after farmer ex pressed the view that if the government would only get rid of its big stocks of wheat, cotton, and other products, farm prices would rise quickly to satisfactory levels. Had Good Reason PHOENIX, Ariz, l.fl—An escapee from the Arizona State Hospital I was picked up and returned to custody at. the mental institution. Police'asked him why he escaped. |He replied, with admirable sanity: "I wanted lo." INNOVNdNG! & Mixing I We are now in position to grind your home grown • grains ond mix them to your specifications. Your home 'grown grains and Southern States top-quality supple- •ments make a balanced, highly nutritious ration for 'your livestock and they cut your feeding costs, too! 'Let us grind your grains with our modern, high-speed ;equipment and mix them with Southern States supple; merits-and molasses if desired. See us for complete (details now . . . SOUTHERN STATES CUMBERLAND COOPERATIVE 111 N. Mechanic St. Dial PA 2-5940 Obituary Group Takes (Continued from Page 13) states that have rigid inspection aws — namely, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the District of Columbia. He also said that while these areas have tractor inspection, it does not necessarily mean that the trailers have been inspected. He said that it was his impression that .he local accident was caused by .he leak being on the trailer, which was not inspected, rather than on .he truck or tractor which had jeen checked. He is investigating .his further. Any legislation which his group might suggest in the future for .ruck inspections would .also require that trailers pass" .the same rigid inspection. He "explained "gypsy" trailers travel, over- the country much the same as a box car on the railroad. Sen. See then suggested that Burke write up a bill to be presented to the legislature in 1956 and he assured the group that it would nave his support. In view of the fact that the next meeting of the legislature is for fiscal and emergency bills, he felt certain it could be introduced under the head of public safety. Seek Emergency Steps Frank Powers, director of the Maryland Bureau of Mines, asked if the State Police and State Roads Commission ' have power to take emergency steps in this case until ecif legislation could be passed. Del. Cook told the group that while they would have to wait for legislation, Burke was in a position lo take emergency steps. Del. Cook then repeated the statement he made last week to the press when he said that a review of the motor vehicle laws as they pertain to the big trucks should be made to determine what regulations should be tightened. The Mayor also appointed a committee lo meet with city officials to review the traffic situation in the cily • limits. They were Chief Truly, Rev. William Yingling.'of the Frostburg Ministerial Association; Howe, Robert Bachman, business men; Jesse Jacobs, Peoples Transit Company: Florian Nickel, firemen; Race. Paul Hab- crlein, Lions Club: Waller Close and William Thomas, Elks; Postmaster Byrnes, Francis Peretti, K. of C.; Harry Hanson, A. F. and A. M.; Powers, American Legion; Walter Mackay. Board of Directors of Miners Hospital; Flanigan and Ward, press, and all members of the City Council. This group will meet Tuesday at 8 p. m. in the City Hall. Burglar Enters Halfield Office City Police are investigating the breaking and entering of the Hatfield Tire Service, last night, North Mechanic Street. Officer John Snyder was called to the firm .vhcn a rear window was found broken and the office rifled. A check book was among the missing items, police said. No tires were stolen, they said. Effie (Albright) Sires; two sons, James Sires, Batlimore, and Alvin Sires, at home; three daughters, Mrs. Francis Shearer, Cresaptown; Mrs. , Francis Fatkin, Clarysville, and Mrs. Robert McKenzie, Dover, Ohio; two brothers, Oscar and George Sires, both of Frostburg; two sisters, Mrs. Cecil Tomlinson and Mrs. Robert Bean, both of Wrights Crossing, and 15 grandchildren. The body will be at the residence this evening and services will be conducted there at 2 p. m. Thurs. Rev. Lewis Emerick, pastor of Midland Methodist Charge, will officiate and interment will be in Vale Summit Cemetery. Herbert L. West Jr. Herbert L. West Jr., 10, nephew of Arthur W. West, this city, died Saturday in Doylestown, Pa. Services and interment took place there yesterday. Charles M. Kaiser EVERETT — Charles M. Kaiser, 60, died Sunday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital, Bedford, 'ollowing a brief illness. Born in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late William and Lucretia (Day) Kaiser. He had worked as a variety salesman and was well-known in the tri-state area. Surviving is. his widov/, Mrs. Blanche (Ritchey) Kaiser. The body is at the Stewart Funeral Home where services will )e conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. nterment will be in Everett Cemetery. Miss Alice Swartzwalder Miss Alice Swartzwalder, former resident, died in California where she has resided for about ten years. Services and interment took place there. ' O'Rourke Funeral FROSTBURG—A requiem mass lor Mrs. Veronica O'Rourke, 58, wife of Patrick A. O'Rourke, 274 East Main 'Street, who died Sunday, will be celebrated tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church., Interment will be in .he parish cemetery. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home where the Catholic Women's Organization of St. Michaels par- .sh will recite the rosary today at 8 p.m. IJealousy Delays U. S. Space Satellite Plans WASHINGTON «V-Fritz Zwicky, famed astronomer and physicist, says "all kinds of jealousies and bureaucracies" are haropcring the U. S. space satellite program. Zwicky told a dinner meeting last night of the American Rocket Society and the Aviation Writers Assn.. that "the nuisances of passing the buck" also are a hindering factor. 'Calilc Turn On Faucet, i Farm Water Disappears GREENVILLE, W.. Va. W Connie Baker of Greenville was one of many Monroe County fann- ers forced to haul wntcr because of drought. He put 2,000 gallons in his cis- icrn mid went to bed. Next morning, there wns only a gurgle. His cattle had turned lhf> faucet fit the bnrn accidentally and all 2,000 gallons were gone. It is not scheduled to its deliberations until Friday. Adams, 39-year-old Negro, allegedly was the key. figure in a multi-million dollar numbers racket operation centering in Turner Station, a'suburb on the east edge of Baltimore. He was found slain Oct. 15, about two weeks after a spectacular raid on a Turner Station house resulted in tHe arrest of Adams and six others and knocked out the Syndicate's headquarters. Pedro Finley Grooms, 33-year- old auto plant worker who lived in a shack adjoining the raided house, is . charged with slaying Adams. '" ^ • Helen Lois Jefferson, 30-year- old waitress in a tavern' operated jy the Adams family, and Sgt. Robert Palmer, 23-year-old soldier stationed at Ft. Holabird in Baltimore, are charged with being ac- Head Of Large Auto Unit Dies BALTIMORE- Wl — Martin J. Sarry, head of one of Baltimore's largest automobile agencies, died .ast night a few hours after he had been admitted to Mercy Hospital for some tests. He had seemed in good health when he celebrated his 65th birthday Sunday. Barry started as a tire distributor in 1918 and gradually expanded his business until it 'included the automobile agency and an off- street parking' garage adjacent Pennsylvania Station. He was chairman of the Lincoln-Mercury advertising commission for the area which includes Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia and the Carolines. The widow, a son, and three daughters survive Murder Case Witnesses Go Before Jury Baltimore Group Scheduled To Resume Sessions On Friday TOWSON, Md. UP) — The! Baltimore County grand jury, heard several witnesses yesterday in connection with the John I. Adams murder case but took no action 1 . State Council Seeks Data On Police Moves resume intend' P1KESV1LLE. Md. W) — Mem- 1 bers ,of the Legislative Council came to State Police headquarters here today to confer svith heads of the department and ask some questions about its promotion policies. Today's meeting was set up soon after State troopers moved into Baltimore County and pulled a sensational gambling raid Sept. 28 at 'Turner Station without letting county authorities know in advance. Col. Elmer F. Munshower, super- ent of the department declared later his men'moved in because it was apparent county authorities were not going to do anything about complaints against the gambling operation. There were subsequent charges Officer Accusetl In Fatal Mishap BALTIMORE GR-Lt. Edward S. Clay of Pittsburgh was charged with manslaughter • last night in Sunday's hit-and-run death of Chester Warren, 54-year-old -Baltimore Negro. • Police said Clay, who is stationed at Fort Holabird, told them he swerved to miss another car when the accident occurred. Officers said lis car was badly, damaged in front when it was found. cessones. Palmer was questioned for an hour by the grand jury yesterday. Other witnesses included Miss Bernice Reed, another waitress ivho was driven home by Adams just before he disappeared, Capt: Gilbert L. Deyle of the Baltimore County police force, and Joshua Cousins. Police said a car owned by Cousins was used to take Adam's body from the Grooms shack to the spot where it was dumped near U.S. 40 just northeast of Baltimore. The grand jury also is investigating gambling and law enforcement in the county. The raid which touched off the chain of events was pulled by State Police without an advance tipoff.to county authorities. This led to a series . of charges and counter, charges between State and county authorities on the effectiveness of law enforcement in the county. Firm Ordered To Bargain WASHINGTON Iff)—The National Labor Relations Board today ordered Silver Spring Transit Co. to bargain collectively with a transit employes' union and to cease "unfair labor practices." The company, formerly Oriole Motor Coach Lines, Inc., operates bus lines between Maryland suburbs and Washington. It is headed by Thomas Parran Jr. Division 689, Amalgamated Assn. of Street, 'Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employes of Ameri- ca-AFt, accused the company of refusing to bargain with it and of threatening employes with reprisals .because of their union ac tivilies, the State Police .department was being used as a political instrument against some county governments. State Sen. Frederick C. Malkus (D-Dorchester) complained at one council session that there was "a lot of leap-frogging" in the pro- Clay also was charged with reckless driving, failure to identify himself after an accident, failure to render, aid and failure to yield right of way to a pedestrian. motion of troopers. He said'many qualified nwn of long service were being by-passed in favor of relative newcomers. Del. Jerome Robinson (D-Ballo- 4th) referred to newspaper reports of "a bitter undercover battle" within the department for control. 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