Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 17, 1955 · Page 5
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CinubtaiLAiSlJ, Dii>., ThURSDAi, ISOVtiMli^K 17, li»oo Span Approach On W. Va. Side Almost Done Some 85 per cent of the final one- inch blacktop wearing course on the West Virginia approach to the new bridge between Cumberland and Ridgeley was laid yesterday, according to Henry .Whittington of Romney, chief inspector for the West Virginia State Road Commission on the. job. The inspector believes that if weather permits, the pouring of the last of the blacktop can be finished today. The entire project should be completed by next Wednesday if the weather does not interfere: The concrete sidewalks are about 98 per cent complete. V. P.' Stickler of Burlington, W. Va., is the general contractor for the approach project but the blacktopping is being done on .a subcontract by Asphalt Products Company of Martinsburg, W. Va. Over 150 Boy Scouts in Cumberland will assist the Cumberland Fire Department in the" Allegany- Garrett County Muscular Dystrophy Fund Campaign which begins Sunday. Edgar 'L who is in Local Boy Scouts Will Assist Firemen In Muscular Dystrophy Fund Campaign Tir« Company; Troop 6. SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church; Tro'op 1, Rotary Club: Troop 8, St. Mary's Catholic Church: Troop 13, First Presbyterian Church: Troop 17; Kelly Springfield Tire Company; and Troop 23, John Humbird School PTA. . .. ., , Local firemen and members of paign. announced more than I5pj the volunteer association have con- scouts in Cumberland have al- tacted Cumberland service clubs ready begun the placement of dys-| to participate in donations to the trophy, canisters throughout thej fund driv e during Thanksgiving Bucy. local fireman charge of Boy Scout troops' participation in the cam- city as well as delivering contribution envelopes to homes in the community. More than 500 canisters have been placed. Troops taking part in the program are Troop No. 1, sponsored by, St. Luke's- Lutheran Church;. Troop .2, BiO YMCA; Troop 4, Centre Street Methodist Church; Troop 5, Kelly Springfield Week, and have appointed committees to help organize the campaign. This marks the second straight year firemen throughout the country have been asked the national headquarters to spearhead the campaign which collected over $3,000,000 last year. Fire Chief Virgil A. Parker canister collections will be about December 1 and the finance committee will send the money to New York. ' •• • Work, Sleep, Play In Comfort Without Nagging Back«ch« backache, headache, ormujcclir aches and pains may come on with over-exertion. «aot iona! upsets or day to day stress and strain. And folks who eat and drink unwis«|r sometimes suffer mild bladder irritation .. -with that restless, uncomfortable fetlint. If you are miserable and worn out becaui* of these discomforts. Doan's Pills of tea h«lj> by their pain relievinE action, by their «ooth- ins effect to ease bladder irritation, and by their mild diuretic action through the kidney* — tendinjf to increase the ootpu. of the 15 miles of kidney tabes. So if r.aiEinr backache nukes you feel ^EEod-oat, miserable...with restless, sleep(less nishts...don't wait...try Dean's PUJs... same happy relief millions have *n- .OBSERVE ART WEEK—The'Art Group of the Woman's Civic Club observer Art Week at a recent meeting at.the home of Mrs. .G. Bates Chaires, districtFine Arts chairman, by displaying articles to win top awards in area and state competition. Left to right are Mrs. Cbaires, Mrs. Donald Stillwagon and Mrs. T. Donald Shires, the latter Fine Arts chairman of the Civic Club. . ' Area School -• -' •-., .4 . • . • • Attendance School attendance in Allegany County public schools during Octo• her -averaged. 97.'4 which tied for • the best October-during the past five years, ^according to -Homer S. Higgins," supervisor of pupil per"' sonnel. .; ...- Highest average -among the ele- ::' mentary schools was accomplished • by 'Eckhart with 98.5 per cent. Seven other schools recorded their -•• best October averages during the •:•'• past, five years. They ' included John Humbird and Centre Street, both 98.3 per cent; McCoole, 98.2 • per cent; Cresaptown, 98.1 per • cent; LaVale, 97.9, per cent; -.,-.. Johnson Heights, 97.6 per cent, and Columbia Street, 97.4 per cent. :-' • Junior and senior high school'at- '•-. tendance averaged even higher in ••:• -October, Higgins reported. •.. , .-•••. Average attendance for the four schools'which end at the'junior --. high-school leved was 98}8 per '.' cent, the best for October in (he past three years. Cresaptown had 9S.9 per cent but Eenn Avenue, Beall Elementary seventh' grade and Carver were not far behind. The average attendance for the eight combined junior-senior high schools', in Allegany ..County was * 97.9. per cent, second best in three years. The leaders were Bcall with "" 98.9 per cent and Allegany, 98.2 •• per cent, both their best in three ; " years. The grand average for all junior '" and senior high schools in the county was 98 per cent, second •:' best in tjiree years. The voting age in 47 states in the ' U. S. is 21; Georgia allows voting ..-." at 18. ' Area PBX Operators Attend onference, Training Event A conference and training 'Session for area PBX operators was held Monday Anight by the C&P Telephone Company at the Fort Cumberland Hotel. Some 85. operators and management personnel from various companies in the county attended the conference which was cSnducted by A. C. Bogert, supervisor of PBX training in Baltimore, and Miss Elsie Roeder, traffic training instructor of the C&P. Telephone Company of Baltimore. C. Walter .Haschcrt, local telephone . company manager, spoke briefly at the meeting at which PBX operating'techniques and procedures were outlined and discussed. The meeting was -primarily to emphasize the importance of efficient PBX board operations and the help it gives the individual concerns using the system as well as local C&P telephone operators. Examples were pointed out how poor operation of a central PBX board in a large company could foul up the' concern's business procedures and production. It also was noted how the properly trained PBX operator was an asset to 'the firm employing the operator. Particular emphasis : was placed - on long distance calls and procedures. In addition to the discussion period .a sound film. "Invisible He- ceptionist," was shown. Following ; the session at the hotel, those in attendance were conducted on a tour of the local C&P office building after which refreshments were served in the business office. 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