Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 17, 1955 · Page 25
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 25

Cumberland, Maryland
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Thursday, November 17, 1955
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EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MELj.THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17,' 1955 Dial PAi2-4600 for a WANT AD Ttker Bus, Streetcar Drivers Seek 25-cent Raise Asking For 40-Hour Work Week ^VIii Baltimore Area "fteALTIMORE ffi — Union negotiators have asked the Baltimore Transit Co. to give streetcar -and Bus. operators a 25-cent increase iriltheir $1.90 hourly wage. Ifhe union also asked the company to agree to compulsory arbitration down. •if negotiations break McPhailSide WasNot Elementary Schools Get New Readers Heard By Race Board TOWSON, Md. (/P)—Lawyers for sportsman Larry MacPhail contended, yesterday that .the Maryland Racing Commission should have heard MacPhail's side of -the story before suspending him on charges of conduct detrimental to racing. _ ~~ ~ iT~~"'' Mayor Attending League M eeting ;* ~The proposals- were laid before Baltimore; Transit as bargaining sessions opened yesterday to draw up" a contract to replace the. one expiring next Jan. 28. ."Spokesmen for the AFL Amalgamated Assn. of Street Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employ- es~also asked for a 40-hour week instead of 42%' and an eight-h'our day instead of- 8'/i hours.- :•'.- : .: .Frank Baumer, Baltimore president of-the union, said: ' ....;'. -;;'.'We are aware of our responsibility, to the public and well appreciate the hardships that 1 result \$fen this, union has to stbp operating the streetcars and buses, because of disagreement with the •^Streetcar -.'•• and bus operations were suspended for. 19. days because; of ;a:strike' early in .1951. Smoking Television 3fit Brings Firemen ;• •^EaVale ; firemen -were called "last night to ,the:home-of Robert.Rein- ; hard,: 310.' National Highway, when| a|»: television ; set shbrt-circuted, causing a : smoke scare. <•••.:. :{Fire Chief-Bruce Long and 13 other,volunteers "responded. Therei was no damage except to the tele-! vision set. : MacPhail is suing the Southern Maryland Agricultural Assn.. operators of the Bowie Race Track for $267,000 on grounds : he was wrongfully dismissed as Bowie president after an incident April 11, 1953. The track says MacPhail's conduct in the clubhouse and his arrest later in the day by Maryland . State Police r on charges of drunk and disorderly conduct and of assaulting a trooper, were sufficient cause for his dismissal. . . . Counsel for the former president of three major league baseball clubs rested the case after arguing MacPhail had no chance to defend himself before the commission. " . .'•' '. ' . During the. present hearing of the breach of contract suit, however, MacPhail has vigorously, contended he was not intoxicatec on the day in question, and was only defending himself against what he called "rough treatment" by State troopers. He explained he. had called them down for »what he [bought was.idling on the job. A witness called for the track, John A.Manfuso, a horseman: from Chevy Chase.-Md.. and a leading member of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Assn., told :he court ...MacPhail used "extremely filthy .and obscene language" .at the track. '/.. . • ".. Maiifuso also said MacPhail was "agitated and.appeared to be.stim- ulated," with ..bulgy: eyes, and a red .face.- _ ,'••. . ... .. < The'suit is being"heard in Baltimore County Circuit.-,Court. . The Kodiak-"bear attains .the argest size of all bears. The eighth annual convention of the Maryland Municipal .League which is being held in Frederick today, tomorrow arid Saturday un. til -.noon is -being attended by Mayor. Roy W. Eves of Cumberland. Mayor Eve's is a'member of the league's council which opens-the convention with a meeting . this morning. City-Attorney Thomas B. Finan -and City Engineer. Charles R. Nuzum are planning, to attend several sessions of the convention and Mayor Eves said City Auditor Arthur ,B. Gibson-'arid.-City Recreation Director R o b e.r t. E. Pence may also attend. a. session. A highlight of '.the convention will be a talk at the Friday dinner by Deane, M. Seegar;','field representative .of' the American Municipal Association. "City, offi- :ials would" like to bringV, the .eague's convention to Cumberland next-year; •;: ; '.' .'•;': ; MedicaljSociety Sets.? • Meeting For Tomorrow • The ' : AJlegany - Garrett Medical Society'. will meet"tomorrow ;''at : =:9 m. : in the,physicians' : roohiVat Memorial iHoispitaL -;-.'; ; - : ; -:-^. ;' Dr; Benedict Sk^tareUc^associa- ion-secretary^, said this is aibiisi- ness meeting for :all ; membSrs of he association.. :".' .".;.."•.;;'; There are 15,000 ,walking;.clubs in Snglaiad . whose "members 'make regular hikes of 20 miles. ' ' Emphasis Placed On Morals.And Eihies -And Entertainment .NEW 1 YORK (iNS)-Publication of. .a'hew set of elementary school reajdejs., .was .announced today— their' emphasis^ will : be on morals as- welK as mathematics,' ethics along \vith entertainment. •: The title of the books for the fourth, fifth and sixth grades is the "Golden-Rule Series.-" -They will be. published January 3 by the American. Book Company in cooperation with the Palmer Foundation and are described as "the modern McGuffey readers." v According to Dr.. tlllin \y. Lea- veU, University. of Virginia -McGuffey Reading •; Clinic pr'pfesspr who directed the "series; r the books will enable today's child to "discover moral principles' instead . of having them thrust upon him." The-'Set is being;published as a result -.of 'thr'eel:years of 'research studies; at the Palmer'Foundation, which: was" set up by Col. and Mrs. Clyde.^E. Palmer .to "foster>and promote through the; public schools :asic principles of morality.". ^Cbl. Palmer-is head of: a newspaper, radio arid television "station chain in-Texas : ahd;Arkansas... : he^ L ll'" ; major mpral themes, which> ; will be emphasized;'in Stories, biographical, sketches, poems and. sbciodramas are: Cooperation, courage/ fairriessrfrieridliriess, -hon- esty.;:-kindhess,:. patriotism, per- severence,;,. responsibility,: .reverence ani.unselfishriess: : The. 'average mechanical .loading .machine ; in a mine can scoop up: 60 • tons of. coal in. : 10 minutes, or' enough, to load ; a standard railroad hopper car to capacity. State Of Virginia Moves One Step Closer To Getting Big Power RICHMOND, Va. W) - The state of Virginia has . moved a step closer id seeing a 76-rnlllion-dojiar electrical • power plant placed in Loudouri CountyV but the way is still far,from clear. . ." The Virginia State Water Control Board yesterday gave its approval for construction of the plant by the Potomac Electric Co.- The state of Maryland also .wants the plant; ; ,wnich : would servelarge parts of 'Montgomery County.., It has made, clear that 'it- doesn't -like the. idea, of, having a big.power plant that will'.serve ; principally Maryland .territory across th'e Po- tomac in Virginia, paying taxes'to Virginia . • • The. District ,of • Columbia, also has raised objections,. contending the plant might affect the 'water supply ,of Washington. The Virginia board ; took the view yesterday that the plant would not harm" the'capital's water supply. Born For Eton Eton, a public school in England,was-founded in 1440 by Henry VI,, and . built' about '144L, priginally; for poor children;.the school'now; enrolls pupils at' birth, to enter' when 'they, are between 12 and;l4. This gets, almost as big a Jiand' as the years old. ^BestBonrbon Ever Bottled" •STRAIGHT BOURBON WHftKY. 86 PROOF-ALSO,AVAILABLE ; AnM PROOF-BOHLED-IN-BOND ^ CUMBERLAND & KEYSER, W. Yo Armstrong St 46 Baltimore Street This : , is .a magnificent buy for only-$99. 'featuring a handsome extension table, with • easy-to-clean plastic V top. Chairs'are built for" everyday service with full wrap-around frame. And re- •• .-.".'•••••' member,- at Wolf's, only. • $5.00 DOWN DELIVERS; this amazing dinette en- semble. " 6 Sturdy Chairs 36x48x60 Table doe-in FOR YOUR OLD LIVING REGARDLESS OF KIND OR CONDITION! 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