Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 8, 1955 · Page 20
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Cumberland, Maryland
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Tuesday, November 8, 1955
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TWENTY „, |.<•!••» ' • Assault Case • «£• ,' Planned For Tomorrow . 'if. -f • .Mineral County Court .».. Scene Of Trial Of •j- Three Local Men -» " ; Three Cumberland men accused of raping a 34-year-old woman are Scheduled to go on trial tomorrow in Mineral County Circuit Court at Keyser. '; Defendants are James W. Fadley, 30, of River Avenue; Jarnes E. Beerman, 30, of Fourth Street, and. Daral C. Lambert, 25, of Grand Avenue. They were indicted by a Mineral County grand jury following a preliminary hearing before Justice of the Peace C. J. Phillips in Ridgeley. * Charges were preferred by Mrs. : Betty Smith, of Hagerstown, who |old "Cumberland authorities she was forcibly assaulted in July when the trio took her to Cumberland Municipal Airport near Wiley Ford after promising her a fide to a sister's home on Laing Avenue. ' •'Later the woman swore out a warrant in West Virginia and the defendants were turned over to ^State Police at Keyser. The trio waived extradition before Chief Judge George Henderson in Allegany County Circuit Court. '• Fourteen witnesses have been summoned to appear for the trial. Today a hearing was begun in the case of Charles H. Kesecker vs. The World Insurance Company over the alleged rafiure of payments for a disability sustained .by the plaintiff while working as a; B&O fireman at Keyser. -. • . ';& Kesecker. claimed a spine ; disc was. injured in a fall. . Later, the 3isc was removed at University ^Hospital', Baltimore, : but he re- .rnained. disabled.'."- ' ... •'. ••-.The plaintiff said he took out an insurance policy ;in 1951. The. com- pany'stopped payment in 1953, he added. •"•••• - . : . •"• ''••. •-Claiming he is incapacitated, Kesecker is represented by Vernon 6; Rankiii. Representative for the insurance, .firm is Howard N. Rogers. . • -. ..- : .".• ,' : ; .'Jurors are Frank'Walker, Edward Lawrence, Clyde Simpson, Carl Dawson, Paul Keplihger, H; D. Snyder, Leroy Fleming, Joseph Stefano, Harry Cumberledge, Charles Alt, Raymond Burner and Kenneth Hollen. /. .; •.,"'. . "Thaler" Dollar ••The word dollar is taken from the German ."thaler," an abbre- 'vjation-'of Joachimlhaler, a piece jcjf money coined in the 15th ien- Hury in Bohemia. EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MU., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1955 Dial PA-2-4600 for a WANT AD Ttk«r B&O Machinist Retires After Long Service A local B&O Railroad Company machinist has retired after 56 years service. He is Harry J. Whetzle, RD 1, LaVale, who had been employed at the roundhouse here. A native of Sandy Hook, he was a son of William H. Whetzle, who was road foreman of engines on the Shenandoah Division between Brunswick and Harrisonburg, Va. Whetzle was first employed in 1899 by the B&O at Riverside in Baltimore as an engine cleaner. He went to Brunswick in 1904 and started his apprenticeship as a machinist, which he completed June 1, 1909. He worked there until April 1, 1910 when he left the B&O for a short time to work for the Washington Terminal. In 1913 he came to Cumberland as a machinist at the roundhouse and has worked as enginehouse foreman, relief foreman and Interstate Commerce Commission inspector at intervals during the past 42 years. ...•'.' He is married to' the former Ocle Shoemaker. Whetzle was presented with a U. S. savings bond .by fellow workers at the roundhouse upon his retirement. The presentation was made by J. F. Peach, assistant master me chanic here. Republicans Start Battle Within Ranks BALTIMORE MV— ;The .Maryland Federation of Republicans announced plans yesterday ,to "fight the. forces of corruption" and it's 7-point study program apparently is -aimed at the State' government now controlled by the GOP. • The federation has .disagreed violently with Gov. McKeldin :in the past and its new list of officers includes two former traffic magistrates dropped by the governor this year. . In a statement of policy,. the group asked: "Since astronomical sums of money, are siphoned' off through expenditures v by the State Roads Commission, is that body, as presently constituted, best calculated to protect the interest of the 'people with minimum political interference?" ";. ' Two Suspects Ask Trial In Green Thefts Two men held in the county jail since October 12 as suspects in the $27,000 burglary of the A. Lee Green home in LaVale have petitioned . the Circuit Court for an immediate trial. The men, Harold P. Odom, 60, and James W. Golden, 45, filed: the petition through their attorneys, William C. Walsh, Edward J.j Ryan, Thomas B. Finan, William Walsh and William L. Wilson. • A court order was signed by Chief Judge George Henderson setting the trial for 9:15 a. m., November 23. State's Attorney Paul M. Fletcher has indicated that a criminal information will be. filed • sometime this week. The two men, in the petition, waived the right to an indictment by the grand jury. They are seeking' an immediate trial by the court. The two men were arrested near Baltimore by FBI agents on October 12 and brought to Cumberland. Some 510,000 in bonds and $17,000 in cash was taken from the Green home in October 11. 1949. Odom and Golden were nabbed after they haci checked out of a motel on the outskirts of. Baltimore. . Both men have long criminal records. Odom's record dates back to 1919. He was arrested in February 1940 in Nassau County, N. Y. and sentenced to Sing Sing prison on a grand larceny extortion convic tion, according to'the FBI. Golden's record shows convictions for burglary in Wisconsin In 1931 when he got 1 to 5 years and in Indianapolis in 1934 when he drew a year and day for theft, of interstate shipments. In.November 1934 he ~was shot in Indianapolis while committing a burglaryi the record showed, arid sentenced to 3 to 10 years. He drew a 5 to 10 year term in New Me"ico in July 1941 on a charge of possession of burglary tools. . • : • '':. :''If they had not petitioned for an immediate trial,, the /case, would not\have been considered by the Circuit Court grand jury until January' 3. •- Ohitunrij McKeldin, Sybert Indicate State Will Follow Court Decision (Continued from Page 13) The body is at the Melinchak Funeral Home in Charleroi where services will be conducted today at 7:30 p. m. by Rev. Curtis Patterson, pastor of the Charleroi Presbyterian Church. The body will be brought to Frostburg tomorrow and a graveside service will be held at Frostburg Memorial- Park where interment will take place. Rev. Donald A. Vossler, pastor of Frostburg English Baptist Church, will officiate at the service here. Pallbearers will be Fuller Arnold, George Arnold. Olin Eisle. Leo Irons, Ronald Atkinson and Villiam Kammauf, all nephews of »lrs. Jack. Lochner Services LONACONING — Services for Conrad Lochner, 83, Furnace Street, who died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, vill be conducted tomorrow at the kingdom Hall, JehovaH's Witnesses, at 2:30 p.m., by John Huha" and Jarnes Pryor.-Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. The body is at the Boal Funeral lorne in Westernport. The family requests that flowers be .omitted David E., Sanders MORGANTOWN—David E. Sanders, 85, of -31 Jones Avenue, died yesterday at Vincent Pallotti Hospital. A native of Oakland, Md., he vas a son of the late John F. and Elizabeth (Baker). Sanders. His wife, Mrs. Amy (William) Sanders, preceded him in death. He is survived by five sons, .rvin Sanders, Elmore, N. Y.; Walter "and Samuel Sanders, Miles? Little Change Seeii .RICHMOND,.Va.-Mr— There was little indication that Virginia's pre dominantly Democratic legislature would undergo any drastic change's today as .voters elected a new Gen eral.-Assembly. • ... ;.'.•. . • Throughout much of the state thi election was little more than a for- hiality of confirming unopposed candidates. Only 21 of the 100 House seats and 10 of the 40 Senate seats were contested. BALTIMORE tfi — "Officials of he State of Maryland have never o. my knowledge questioned the supremacy in the !aw*of the United States constitution or the interpre- ations of that document by the Supreme Court of the United Itates. I see no reason to do so now." With this brief comment, Gov. McKeldin indicated yesterday that Maryland would follow a course of compliance with the Supreme hurt's ruling outlawing racial restrictions in public parks, play- bounds and golf courses. Atty. Gen. C. Ferdinand Sybert commented that. "The. Supreme !ourt is the court of last resort. There is nothing else for 'law- abiding citizens to do except abide BRING YOUR FILM WORK to b» d«v«lop«d -RAND'S 24 Hour Service ' WE SEU FILM OF ML • KINDS RAND'S Car. laltimorn and C*ntr* Stv by its decisions." "other officials were more reserved in their remarks, and indicated they would have to study the decision and talk it over in official meetings before commenting on plans for implementing the ruling. A joyful Ohio; Elmer Sanders, Washington, and Delbert Sanders, Morgantown; a sister, Mrs. Hattie Wamsley. Beanconsville, Pa.; 11 grandchild- comment came from Mrs. Lilly M. Jackson, president of the Baltimore Chapter of the National Assn. for the Advancement t of Colored People (NAACP). "I'm 'one' happy American," she said. She went on to say "Now we hope Mayor (Thomas) D'Alesandro and the governor will stand by the Supreme Court order." The NAACP filed suits in 1952 and 1953 against the State Commissioners of Forests and Parks and the City of Baltimore, asking that racial bars be lifted immediately in' State and city parks and municipally - operated swimming j Circuit Court of Appeals reversed Thomseh's decision .March 15, this year. It based its decision on the Supreme Court's historic opinion of May, 1954, labeling segregation in public schools unconstitutional. It was the 4th Circuit Court's decision that the Supreme Court upheld yesterday. Joseph F. Kaylor. director of the State Department of Forests and Parks was out of state yesterday and a member of his staff said he had left an order that no one but himself should comment on The director of Baltimore's Bureau of 'Parks, R. Brooke Maxwell, noted that the city already has ended segregation on its goli courses. "We don't face the swimming poo! question until early next summer;" he said. "So that leaves the parks." Maxwell said the park board will discuss implementation • of the order at its next meeting, tentatively scheduled for Nov. 18. "I'm sure the board will set u some reasonable implementation, the racial question. Ihe said. ren-and 13 great grandchildren. |pools. Services will be conducted On July 27, 1954, Federal Judge Thursday at noon at the Fred L. Jenkins Funeral Home by Rev. Wilmer Hurst. Interment will be n the Gortner Church Cemetery at Oakland. . - Roszel C. Thomsen ruled in Baltimore that "separate but'equal." public swimming facilities arid recreation areas do not violate the Constitution. But the".IT. S. 4th Penetrating relief from pain of arthritis and rheumatism DEEPHEATnm NEW MENTHOLATUM RUB ^ *-gets right to where it hurts! DEEP HEAT. It's a new and different penetrating relief for arthritic pain and misery. And it's greaseless and stainless. Just massage Deep Heat Menthblatum Kub on the sore spot as needed. In 30 seconds feel its Deep Heat bring relief. 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