Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 2, 1955 · Page 2
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TWO EVENING TIMES, MI>., WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBERS, 1955 Dial FA-2-4600 for a WANT Ai> laKcr South Polar Unit Formed WASHINGTON (.«—A growing U. S. interest in the South Polar region has developed tentative government plans for a "permanent unit for antarctic activity." 'Retired Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd, a veteran of polar expeditions, was designated today as "officer in over-all charge" of all U.S. antarctic activities and was directed to prepare plans for a permanent program. The disclosure was made in a letter to Byrd signed by Reuben B. Robertson; deputy secretary of defense. Robertson said he was acting by direction of President Eisenhower on the recommfenda- tion of the Joint Chiels of Staff and the Navy. Byrd told a radio audience in September the area "is becoming more and rhore important where world strategy is concerned." Driver Re-regislratiou < Plan Proposed By Small BALTIMORE W) — Commissioner of Motor Vehicles Frank.Small Jr., urged the Legislative Council today to adopt a. bill calling for the re-registration of all licensed Maryland drivers every three years. The re-registration, under a proposal submitted by Small to the Council's, Finance Committee, would be conducted on the basis of mailed questionnaires .at a cost to the State of about $140,000 a year. Ex-Convict (Continued pom Page 1) under sedatives for hysteria on the day of the shooting. Although her doctor's reports have indicated steady improvement in her condition, he said yesterday he would forbid the striking blonde widow to leave her bed to attend her husband's funeral in New York .City. . ' . • • , Can't Attend Funeral . .NEW YORK "(51—Socialite Mrs. Ann .Woodward wept uncontrollably today when told she must stay in a hospital and not, attend the funeral of her millionaire sportsman husband, William. Blasls Shake Resorl ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.-(INS)Two mysterious explosions an hour apart shook the Atlantic City resort area last night. . Assignment: America Professional Photographer Says He's In Love, With Darkest Africa (K. a . u. s. rot. off.) j By PHYLLIS BATTELLE NEW YORK—(INS)—I've heard sad stories in my life, but none has quite touched the heart as deeply as Weldon King's. Weldon is a tall, handsome man, and he's.in love. "I.love her, that's for sure, but settling down is impossible," he says. "For one thing, she's miserably hot and offers any number of dangers. Why, the last time I sa her I got malaria and the tim beibfe that, blood poisoning. "A man can take just so much and then ..." By this time, you must have sur mised that Weldon King loves torrid dame with arsenic-tippe fingernails—which just shows ho\ silly surmising can be. What he in love with is Africa, land of th Mali Mau and home of the shrunk en head, from which he has jus returned with hundreds of colo photos and a mild case of tick bit fever. "Ridiculous, isn't it? She's nearl ruined rne a couple of times—yo should've seen the cobra tha nearly didn't get away—and ye I've got to go back." Next Januarj he will, for the fourth lime. King is a professional photo grapher whose works have appear ed on. the covers of most of th slick magazines, and his fascina tion for the Congo began at a early age when his father, a fore ign sales director for a large com pany, was the first man to cros Africa by car. Papa King brought back sou enirs to little Weldon; .spears knives, snake-belly drums :and s oh, and Weldon was enamored the whole idea. As he was not in lerested in geology, diamont mining, hunting or appearing "Tarzan" pictures, he p took up th one profession he thought migh get him there: camera studies. After a thorough briefing at th New York Institution of Photo graphy, he went to Africa—th first time in. '47. . "It was wpnderful," he remem bers. "That's where you learn th real meaning of live and let live Most of the people are friend! enough with you, if you're friend! with''them".'Even the animals wil not charge—usually—if you don' molest them." Miracle Revival Area Wide Salvation Healing Campaign FOR ALL PEOPLE OF ALL CHURCHES Catholic Protestant Jew GOD HEALS TODAY See! Hear! America's Leading Youth Evangelist Fred Jensen Services Every Night 7:30 SUNDAY 2:30 and 7:30 Signs! Wonders! Miracles! Thousands Saved ... Healed . . . Filled ,- With Holy Ghojt Healing Line Each Night Free Ambulance Service Within City Limits Cumberland Revival Center 121 N. Mechanic St. Formerly Garden Theatre Ray. dayman* Jones, Paifet ——~—r—— • When King says "usually," he is making a few minor exceptions. "The rhinocerus, for instance, will charge with no apparent provocation. Don't know where he got such a civilized man's flaw. "And some other animals are nervous. For instance, elephants don't generally pay much attention to you, but they will charge if (they're surprised. With their keen sense of hearing, the click of a camera is liable to startle them. This is somewhat dangerous." Weldon, who has clicked and run twice under such circumstances, knows. A native of Springfield, Mo., the photographer will spend a brief time at home before returning to his love. There is "no chance, none at all," that he will marry—as he sees it. "There are a few girls from time to time in Africa — people like Grace Kelly and Ava Gardner, making films, you know," he says coolly, "but they never stay very long. It's not a country for women. "But it sure is the country for me!" Trigger-Happy (Continued from Page 1) is "extremely • dangerous," is "known to carry firearms and is willing to use them." The" G-men added: "When drinking, he is most dangerous and is likely to shoot it out with anyone who crosses his path. He apparently disregards the consequences of his gun battles or barroom brawls." Kendrick, a native of .Washington, is believed to be from 55 to 58 years old. He is a heavy drinker, a lover of.steaks/an expert automobile driver and an accomplished safe blower, hijacker and stick-up man who, the FBI cautioned, is "quick" to pull the trigger. It added that "his underworld associates . .. reportedly both respect and fear him." The G-men said that one of his "closest associates" while they were both at Alcatarz during the 30.V. was Thomas James Holden, who made the "most wanted" list himself as its first entry. Here are other aides to identifying Kendrick: Aliases—John H. Diggs, John J. Dugan, John Henric, John Kendrick, John L. Lee, John J. Mur- >hy, John O'Brien, Frank Wilson and others. Description—Hair, dark brown, receding and graying at the sides, may be dyed black; eyes, blue- gray; complexion, rudy; race, white. Marks—One-inch vertical scar on left palm; three-quarter inch oblique scar on inner side of left wrist; scar on chin; cut scar on nside of left forearm above wrist. Occupations—painter, chauffeur, cab driver, tailor, laborer, steam Major Facing Quiz By Army FT. MEADE, Md.' W)-Maj. Ronald E. Alley, convicted yesterday of misconduct while a -prisoner of the Communists in Korea, today faced a hearing on the extenuating circumstances which may have been involved in the case. The 34-year-old artillery officer from Bar Harbor, Me., stood calmly yesterday as the president of the Army general court martial announced that he had been found guilty of giving the . enemy mili tary information, soliciting information from fellow POWJs and cooperating in enemy propaganda indoctrination programs. Alley faces a sentence of up to life imprisonment. 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