Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 3, 1955 · Page 8
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HEIGHT EVENING TIMES. CUMliEKLANl). MO, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1955 QiaJ PA-2-4600 for a WANT AD Taker Daytime Drama TV Matinee QffersGood Daily Shows *:s, ; - By CHARLES MERCER (•'•• NEW YORK Wi—Daytime tele- •vision programming has taken big stride forward with the advenl ..•of-'-"NBC Matinee Theater." Nc .longer is it necessary to wait until 'evening to see a good hour-long Ilive drama on TV. Just tune in • '<• any afternoon from Monday • \ through Friday. i The ambitiousness of the pro igram is rather staggering when i you 'multiply the work involved Jin one live hour drama by five I days a week and then multiply 'five by the 39 weeks the series iwillrun. There are statistics here ;on the desk'somewhere on the •number of actors, technicians .I writers and "story properties' "involved in the project. -. ^.^ First Show Success Statistics would ring hollowly if the initial presentation by execu- tive'producer Albert McCleery had : been a failure. It was not. _ . "Beginning Now," a dramatiz- atibn of a'John P. Marquand 'short story, starring Lduis Hay ward, was good television theater. It probably won't win any prizes when the season has ended, -but: it set a standard •'• of what the daytime viewer can expect on "NBC Matinee Theater." The precisely tooled character' izations of the very rich, which Marquand :does sp well, were translated into TV with precision by writer Frank Gilroy. Hayward's superior .acting was matched by his video wife,: Frances Reid,-and a Marquaiidian friend of the fam- :ily, Phillip. Bourneuf. ; : -So; if "Beginning Now" i«.a:clear indication of what lies ahead on this series of self -contained dramas, we can .expect these .-things-from "NBC 'Matinee Thea>ter': Intelligent • st o ry. : Good 1 acting .Excellent production. •. ; •Shows Sound Interesting : Many of the dramas coming up this month on the program, including both- originals and adaptations, sound interesting. For, example:: Today .,(Th-urs-day) is "I'm Straight •: with the World," ,'an original by Theodore Apstein. 'Monday is" a repeat of a "Kraft Television .Theater" drama, "T.h e House ':-, on • Wildwood Lane," by George Lowther. Among the story adaptations planned for r later this 1 month are "The Aspern-Papers" by' Henry 'James, "Roman Fever" by Edith Wharton, "Midsummer" by Nancy-Hale, "The Man Without A Country" by Edward Everett Hale. • ; ":'• . '• ' Money coins have been made of leather, lead, tin, glass, earth-and- glue as well as gold, silver, copper and nickel. CLOTHES FOR ALL THE FAMILY ON EASY TERMS! 34 N. Centre St. CONTEST WINNERS — The South . Cumberland Businessmen Association's Halloween celebration '•; featured a .talent • ': contest that attracted scores of entrants.- The winners included, left to right, Mary .Catherine Spera, 11-12-year-old class; Ronald Nair, 9-10. class; Billie Snyder, : 13-15 class; Beverly Doolan, 6-7. class, and Catherine Hufnbertson, 7-8.class.. 30-Year-Old Parrot 3aby Sits. Puppies MIAMI, Okla. — (ffl — When the pointer dog belonging to Mr. and Wrs. Orville Watts, wHo live on ' a "arm had six pups the •; family's 30-year-old parrot became ah as- iiduous pup-sitter. Spending much of her time at-the barn where:the nips were kept, she nuzzled and :alked to •. them constantly. 'Whatsa'-i matter?" she asked hem when a bumbling, big-footed )up stepped on her or fell into her. Although no one knows how many American children are liv- ng in institutions, experts believe he-number is smaller than the 95,000 recorded in 1950. 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Advertisement The Pontiac Junior Star Chief/ Was Won By • Betty Thompson 5 Humbird Street Cumberland We congrafu/ofe the winner and thank all the hundreds who came in to see the fabulous i '56 Pbnfiacs;!: : : ^ Vote Machine Use Display Given Jayeees ^ A demonstration of the use of the automatic voting machines was given last night by Matthey J. Mullaney, Democratic member of the Allegany County Board of Election Supervisors, at a meeting of the Cumberland Junior Association of Commerce at Ali Ghan Shrine Club. Mullaney reminded the Jaycees that although the machines will be used for the first time on a county-wide basis at next May's primary election they are not new. The first voting machine election was conducted in New Yorto State in 1892 and last year 25,000,000 voters cast their ballots by. .foolproof machines. r The Jaycees also heard from liloyd Hoover of Frederick, nation-: al Jaycee director for Maryland,! who was accompanied to the.meet- ing by three other Frederick Jaycees. Brook Fradiska, social chair-! man, reported • that the annual Winter Frolics dance will be'held i December.2 at the Clary Club witty proceeds going to the needy children's Christmas fund. • James Scott, chairman of the Olympic Fund drive, reported that more than $212 was collected at two recent high school football j Migratory Bird Season To Open DOVER, Del. (#) — Delaware's! migratory bird hunting season opens tomorrow, providing 60 actual shooting days for ducks, geese, brant and coots. The season closes Jan. 12.' Delaware's jacksnipe season will run frcrr, tomorrow until Nov. 18. THe woodcock season opens Nov.i| 15 and closes Dec. 24. Other seasons: Upland game- including quail, rabbit and male pheasant—Nov. 15 through Dec.31; bow and arrow deer season, Dec. 26-31; deer season, Jan: 6-7. Although a pneumatic tire was invented in, 1845, it met with little success.at that time; . . Experts say that no. gland "extract treatment has been, found to help mentally deficient people. 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