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lot* •*• CUttifitd fh* Nnetpaper For Tfcr Horn* Assoc/dftcf Press '" MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2l, 1955 Stcond Stcf/on EriitkDrivfer AfterMishaf* : Three Women Hurt •:•:As Truck ForcesJ•••:/;. "• ; fCity Biis Off Road s A-'' hit-and-run driver. forced ': a' * uty.-bus off the Valley Road this rior'riing, causing injury, to three vqrnen. . '-..'. ; Blaine Sheirer, driver of the bus of. ;the, Cumberland Transit Lines, ;aid he was traveling towards Cumberland at 9 a; m. on-the /aliey:'Road, opposite, the Allegatiy bounty-infirmary, when'.a red flat- jed.thick forced him off the road. City police, notified of .the acci- ierit, are making a search for the iriver'of the truck. Rushed to Sacred.Heart Hospital were Mrs.:Vesta Clark, 54, of Bbw- •nan's Addition; Mrs. Lillian : Col- JnSi. 55, RD. 3,'city, and Mrs..Con : fort Evans, 51,- of Valley Road.. Hospital. a tt a c h e s said .-Mrs: 31ark sustained a fractured .right ankle, avhile Mrs."Collins suffered a- possible fractured elbow and a knee injury. -Mrs. Evans sustained lace.injuries, and was: treated arid released. • The accident occurred on the narrows-stretch, of.-Valley Road, scene of .several mishaps in the past, and .the source of .a number 3i complaints of residents of the Bowman's Addition section. ••;• Sheirer said, the truck was a four ion log type truck, arid: kept going after forcing v.him-.. "off .the Highway. •' ' ''-'•' , VThe';bus' came to a stop alongside '! the guard .rails which kept it from going : over a 75-foot embankment. Several' passengers 'in the bus were thrown from their seats when the mishap occurred,: Sheirer ;said. Fourteen passengers were on the ous at the time of the; mishap. The:right corner of : the bus was badly .damaged. In. another accident .today a tractor-trailer, loaded with oranges, tipped.over on its side about 1:30 a. m. on Bedford Road near the intersection with the road leading to Union Grove. Trooper Jack Browning of Maryland State Police said the driver of'the rig drove his vehicle off the road' to avoid a headon collision with another car. which was passing another -vehicle. The rig was loaded'with 33 ;OOC pounds of'oranges and was headed for Altoona, ..< Trooper . Browning said. BUS . DAMAGED, INT CRASH—A Cumberland Transit; LiheV'bus was.damaged this morning • when,an Oncoming truck forced it against the guard rail along _the Valley^ Road opposite the Allegany ' County Infirmary. Two passengers . .were .hospitalized due to ^injuries received. .'., Pictured are < G. A; 'Miller " (foreground) and ", Bobby L.McElfish as. they inspected'the dj,rri- age.. The driver of the.bus was Elaine S''' " "• The driver, of the truck did not. stop.. , ." Police •No one was injured and the rig was only slightly damaged. City Ponders • ' •/."'..'• (K New Airline '•*»•' ' . ".... ."••'. - • •••"•; Service Here The city; might look into the possibility of getting, service by another airline. • ' • -That is a suggestion "dropped" into an' explanation by City Attor- ' ney Thomas B.'Fihan of recent Civil Aeronautics Board action in classifying-Cumberland as-a temporary station on the route'of At legheny Airlines. - . i Allegheny had .asked the temporary (three-year) classification for Cumberland on the basis of traffic here. Finan explained that at any time during those three years, the city may request it be classified as permanent. A briefing was filed by the city protesting the temporary status, and'it was. joined by.the Cumberland Chamber of Commerce which Puts Approval OnAmljiilance Local Volunteers Vote To Organize,.;;: •;'.; Service ForIGity^V"; A-' group of members iof^-Volun- teer Auxiliary Police 'Inc./jx'voted at a .special meetirigXyesferd'a-y.'to organize an ( ambulance '-corps for Cumberland.*':,' 1 The .unit will-tentatively- operate under .the rtBrne of the'Auxiliary Police,Ambulance Corps. ; 'Plans for the.service;,\vhicli-Will be provided, residents within a, io miles of the headquarters, will be patterned after"those already in operation in' many/cities. The' purpose, of the organization is to provide,transportation by ambulance for. any of its members to 'or from"''any "/point'within 10 miles 'of the ambulance^headquarters without charge. ;-•,-;' _. The program will be financed by membership, fees. A. family mem- jersnip will cost $4 per-year, and individuals .may'join'", for' ?2 each. As soon as membership is accepted, a member,.card,will be issued .0 each subscriber; - "; The-service is to be provided on a full-time around-the : clock basis. .Tentative plans are to acquire wa • equipped .. ambulances and louse them in the Canada Hose Company, North Mechanic Street. Drivers are to.be assigned from :he Auxiliary -Police Force, on a voluntary basis', -so that drivers wi]] available -.at. all hours. Ambu- .ances must be ordered by a physi- Churches Vill Hold joint Service Thursday A joint Thanksgiving-service will )e held'Thursday at the LaVale VTethodist-Church at 10:30 a. m. vith. three 'congregations ; taking iart. . . .. ; .Taking part will,be Park place Methodist' Church,-' LaVale'Baptist Ihurch : V and' LaVale Methodist :hurch.".. ,', ';"".' .';'•. Rev. ..Bruce -Price,.; pastor; of 'ark' Place 'Church,. '. 'will- preach ie sermon. ... Each* person attending the' ser- ice will'be presented an apple'as i symbol of the season. , Heavy Fines v • - [mposed On r - ••-.,-• -.-;. . • '••. • Two Drivers Obituary filed another protest. Finan said .unless there • is • a traffic increase-it would be difficult to get a permanent rating from CAB, and added it might be worth looking into-, obtaining -service of another airline which would stop here both morning and evening. .•",-•; ."•-.' Council members made no comment. •-.-" Earlier, it had been pointed out that the temporary classification does not mean the city; will lose airline service. Should -it remain ,so,"'it would be possible to reclassi- by for. another three-year period when .the present classification deadline arrives three years, from this past November, 1. Dimes In City Parking Meters Aid'MD'Drive Dimes dropped 'into parking meters during the next .week will go toward: the--local muscular dystrophy fund -campaign. . .-.. . Police: and Fire Commissioner Williarri V. Keegan was grantee permission-/-by the Mayor' and Council to'use meters for that.pur- pose.'Dirhes do not register oh the: p.-rking purposes, Keegan explained^' i';'^ ' ; '. : ; ' ' s -'' • The system will make it?easier f.-r persons wishing to contribute to JD so. Local firemen are cooperating in the nationwide campaign. Finance Commissioner-John J. Long said he had been asked when street signs are going up in the area between Freaerick,: and "Bedford Streets.'City Engineer 1 ; Charles R. Nuzunv.said the Street Department spends'about tsoo a year in-setting up new signs and : he would check into the matter. Street Commissioner William H. •-.,„.„. Buchhottx replied he'believed most are tour brother^ AVil tarn, The area to" be covered by.the service includes • : all of .Cumberland, Ridgeleyi Wiley. Ford, LaVale, Bowling; ; Green, .'Roberts place,' Cresaptown, Bedford Road as' far as the state line, and Oldtown Road, as'-far as and'includ- ing North Branch, All persons 'living in -this described ; area may affiliate, thus assuring free ambulance service promptly. Any member who moves outside- of these limits- will:- no longer be entitled :to service membership. . : The organization is being incorporated as a special service operated within the framework of the Auxiliary Police, and is a non profit operation. The police hope to ihaugurate-seryice by February ' ''' FLEMMING--Mrs. Pearl, former 3y of Frostbucg.. . . MARTIN—Mrs,.-Thomas,- 58, Pied mont. MORRISSEY-Mrs. E. Leo, 49, o 910^Holland/Street. :'; ;• ; ;' REXRODE-Joseph L."," 93, Peters burg. ROBISON-Mrs. Maria,. 82,. -Arte mas; Pa/ ,,.. : . . , . ; of UN street* had betn nwrked. However, he »id, there is • possi- fom« had iwl ,*tta and^^ he investigate.' 1 *>;V ";•.' .CouncU.referred to-CUyVAtloriwy Thomas B.' Finan • request by tht Seventh Day Adventist Church t* earot MI the city's streets in connection t t^th * fund drtv* - from Tttukifivinf to Christmas, WHITACRE—Mrs. Bessie, 60, o -22 Laing Avenue....-.-'-. . : Mrs. E..L«« Morrissey Mrs. Florence Regina Morrissey 49, wife of Major 'E'. Leo Morris sey, 1 . stationed '.with, the Army Sig nal Corps v at Fort' Meade, 'dieiEl 'this morning, at: her home, 910 Hollanc Street.., Born at Bbrden SHaft, she was 2 daughter ;of '^e/'late .'John A,- an< Catherine E: "(Pratt) ,'Chapman Mrs.' Morftssey Was, -a -'member, o StiPatrick'sfCaiholic Church and the Sodality of "the parish., Surviving,, besides,, her- husband George - T. and'Francis W v Chap man, 'all of this city, and "John A Chapman Jr., LaVale, and five sis tcrs, Mrs* Bruce Fisher, Salisbury Pa.',' aiiid'Mb. JaniesrE.";Varnall Mrs; Edward F.-Miller.* MrS. Mer lyn F. Miller and Mrs. A. Josep Chorpenning, ; all of this city. Mrs Morrissey was'a daughtef^in-law o (Continued on Page 15) High School ~ . • ''.:.' '•,'•'. Two local : meri Vreceived stiff s; this morning^iri ,Tria.l'.Magis- rate's Court on motor vehicle vio- ations.' '..'.'•'''•• Holt Scot, 52 Lament Street,, was ined $20L50 on two sep.arate'mo- or violations-iand' committed. to he Allegany Counfy-Jail'in default I-the fines/ " ' : • ' Trial Magistrate J, Milton-Dick ined Scott after hearing .testimony iy'.:City Officers- E.••'•Gordon Kite and 1 Royce'Clayton;' ' Scott was-'arrested b'y Officers Kite and .-.Clayton'-: after: he-had mashed '.into"an .auto driven by Dale Hillegas; RD 3, Valley Road, Saturday night on. the Oldtown Road.. ' Testimony revealed Scott came iff Gay Street and .sideswiped the Hillegas car' on Oldtown Road. In another case this morning Trial Magistrate. Donald W. Mason -fined a local motorist $126.50 on two separate motor violations. Magistrate Mason fined William H; Harris > 512 Linden Street,Rafter ie entered • pleas of-.guilty to both charges. . . ' ' .. Harris was apprehended • follow- ng-a minor accident at'the corner of North .Mechanic and Market Streets. He was arrested.by.Offic- er L.'D. Downey; . Search ,Fpr Missing Woman Fruitless Cpl. Donald Adams of the West Virginia State Police detachment at Petersburg this morning said an'- organized"- search yesterday for Mrs. Ida Lee, missing in that region-since. November 6, failed to produce a single clue. : Approximately 40 persons assisted in the search, CpJ. Adams said, adding ^that'while no" : further or janized search is anticipated, the investigation- into 'the' disappearance of Mrs. Lee will be continued along routine lines. Council Meet Fort Hill Students Lauded By Mayor For -Government Interest 'The"Mayor-and,Council acted on a number. of routine- matters todaj at its' regular session, h'ighlightec by a visit from the Ninth-Grade of Fort Hill High School.. • ;•,:;' Mayor Roy W, Eyes, .who'had addressed the Fort.Hill group las week, paid tribute to its awareness of city government; and the 'sincere mterest shown. . • Council authorized the mayor t contract with Frank M. -Weber a assistant inspector of contrac work for the Pittsburgh Plate Glas Company water line at $12 a day (for actual time' worked). ^ authorized payment of-$40 tc John F. Valentine for a water line easement. in , connection with . tb PPG project.. ,"..'.-.;:,.,. ..' . Referred 'to. Finance Commission er. John 'J.' Long' was a. reque's from.-" Anegany-Garr'ett, fuber'culq sis Association'for,assistance in its seal campaign., '.. . . • 'Council accepted a $100 bid from Donald B. McGill, locaLho'use, mov ing- contractor, .for a-.four-room iious'e' known 'as--the'E. • J. Rbyce property > at -110 ; Knobley Street aidgeiey. -. . • .. ' -. City! Engineer Charles R. Nuzum said the property was acquired in connection .with flood -levee .work h'Ridgeley and'.the city has been lying, to dispose, of, it. The. city las had several offers of a dollar he said,' adding ithaLMcGill'.plans :o move it to another lot in tha vicinity.' "If -the.house" is riot -dis posed of, Uuzum. said, it would cos approximately ?250 to have it torn down.... • ' Council authorized payment of $: ;ci Bessie Rankin, 222'Humbin Street, for overpayment of rea estate: taxes;'- and '$8.10 to -Ffrs Federal Savmgs'and'Loan for over payment of water rent on property at 106 Wempe-Drive. - ' Parking meter ' inspector Harr> Whisner said collections the weei of November 13 were $647.02 com pared to $710.60 the .week of No vember 6, a decrease of $63.58. Water consumption for the wee! ending yesterday was 80,550,00 gallons compared to 98,450,000 the same period a year ago. The wate level at- Lake -Gordoj} is two fee below the cresfof the spillway'am at Lake Kdon six feet below, C. L Brotemarkle. assistant superinten dent of Evitts Creek Water Com pany. reported. Rev. Louis Chastain, pastor 6 Trinity Methodist Church, gave th invocation. • • . Eves Ekcted To Municipal League Post ' Named Vice-Chairman; Other City Officials Attend Some Sessions Mayor Roy W. Eves was elect- d a. regional vice-chairman of the laryland League of Municipalities hich closed its eighth annual con- ention in Frederick Saturday ight. Eves has been a council member t-large of the league. In addition to *Eves, other city fficials attending sessions of the iree-day meeting were City At- orney Thomas B. Finan, City Au- itor Arthur B. Gibson, City En- ine'er Charles R. Nuzum and City Clerk Wallace G. Ullery. Mayor Clifford. M. 'Armheld. of 'orest Heights, a Washington sub rb, was elected president, suc- eeding Russell P. Smith Jr., of Cambridge. Mayor Thomas D'Ales- ndro Jr., of Baltimore, was nam- d chairman of the league's coun- il. .• : ' •. •->,' ".... -Other new officers include: Re- gionsfl vice, .chairmen—Mayor B. Terman Adkins, Snow Hill: Mayor Hubert F. Ryan, Port Deposit: 'resident Leon Abramson. Baltimore City Council; Mayor William Wheeler, Hampstead; Mayor •"red, J. Richardson. Mount Rainer, and Mayor Roy W. Eves, Cum- jerland. ; •-. ,. Members at large of the counci are Mayor Wilbur S: Harstein. o Gleri Echo, Mayor John A. Derr of Frederick, Mayor. Winslow 'F 3urhans of Hagerstown. Vincen ; Simmel, president of the Cottage commissioners, .' arid James E Ryan, president of the Galena commissioners. Annapolis was chosen as site of. the-next.annual meeting in the 'all'of next year. The .'League' went< on record- as continuing to favor payment o : ines" to. the city, in' state cases where arrests are made by city police. The-fines presently go to .he state. , Seek : Pension Action . It also voted to seek repeal of a state: law w.hich gives state em )loyes credit for time served as municipal'officials when their pen Local Woman Injured :Mrs.,Ruth'Mcpaniel, 52, of 133 Bedford Street, is reported in "good": condition at Sacred Hearl Hospital .where she was admitted yesterday -after, sustaining 1 an ..injury to her left hip in . a fall' at some;':•': Attaches said Mrs. IMc- Daniel was. injured-when she trip-, sed, lost her balance,'and .Uell. X-rays .were "taken:-;. ['••'....'.-• •' Parents To Meet \ ; -The'Parent' Discussion Group of the Centre Street School;PTA will meet .tomorrow : at 7:30 v ;p;' m.. at the home of-Mrs. Herman r. Bowman, 502 North Mechanic ; Street. Church Notices, r Due to ,The iThank*giving> holiday;'all- church notices intended for publication this Saturday, November 26, musfc be in the office of The Times- News^o later than 11 p.. m. tomorrow. Prevail Here Cumberlahdefs" had" sunny skies and temperatures, which at on time this morning reached 62 de gr'ees. _ ' The " r forecast for tomorrow some; cloudiness and colder, will be. fair tonight with /over night low.temperatures in the.'20!s The forecast for western Pennsy vania, which sometimes holds tru for this secticn of Maryland, call Tor cloudiness and rather cold fo lowed by rain-or snow tomorrow ,.,Last,.midnight the thermometer in;dow"ntowri Cumberland listed 31 degrees..,;&/ }l a. m. the temperature was 46 degrees and remained steady f until 6 a. m. : , ; A"; rise' to' 62 degrees about 10 a. m. followed and then .a sudden drop 'td'jH; was noted. .Tem'pera- tur.es started :tq -rise, slightly until noon when a 56-degree reading was •SAiVTA.HERE EARLY—New. Christmas decorations for downtown Cumberland streets were : being place'd today by Potomac Edison Company'workmen. James B; Wigger is shown as he affixes'one of the four-foot Santas to a light pole. The new. decorations were purchased by the Mercantile Bureau of the Cumberland Chamber of Commerce to replace material used in recent years; The Santas will be illuminated at night. . ." . . sion benefits are calculated. The pension law which the mayor and city officials attacked was enacted by the 1955 General Assembly.' "It resulted in the presentation of a bill for almost $13,000 to Frederick as a contribution to pension senefits for Chairman Russell H. McCain of the State Roads Commission and Col. Elmer F. Munshower, superintendent of 'the Maryland State Police. Both McCain and Munshower formerly were city officials in Frederick. The new law -'permits thenr to compute tiiefr years municipal service in calculating pension benefits and-requires the city government to niake'a contri- nition to the pension fund. Files Court Suit Frederick's-' city government al- 'eady has filed a court suit to determine if it is obliged to pay the ; bill, . • The League of Municipalities also voted to set up a special prob- .ems with which some towns and cities are confronted as the result of. orders 'from ' the State Health Department. -. ;An illustration of this problem is provided by Middletown in Fred- erick'County. The State Board of health has ordered it to install a municipal sewer system. The town ;pntends it does not have the financial resources to pay for it. The league also asked for revision of the formula in ~ allocating the-State tax on horse racing to :he- various counties: The money now is distributed according to population as shown in • the 1950 Federal census. The league said it ought to be based on latest reliable population estimates. Continue Search For Escape*Trio Authorities in the tri-state area today were continuing their search for a trio of prisoners who escaped Friday from Morgan. county (W. Va.) Jail at Bergeley Springs. The trio, Lewis J. Decker, 20; his brother, James A. Decker, 18, and Dennis A. Youngblood. 21, were said to have sawed their way out of cells before forcing a door of the jail and getting-away. Morgan County officials said the trio was being held for Maryland authorities at Hagerstown. It was reported the escape was effected by a saw which is thought to have been smuggled in by a girl friend of Youngblood. Police believe the trio is accompanied by ^Helen Dawson Etty, who is suspected of smuggling a saw into the jail. They are traveling-in a 1941 coupe, Maryland license number JJ-59-59 and police in-14 states.have been 'given the alarm.' • .-• , Thanksgiving ToBe Marked At Assembly Carver School's annual Thanksgiving assembly program will be held in the school auditorium at'2 p. m. tomorrow, Earle L. Bracey, principal, announced today. . Thanksgiving music, including "Prayer "of Thanksgiving" . anc "Bless This .House;" will be sung by £he audience, while. devotions will be conducted by the Eighth Grade. -Portions -of the 136th Psalms, and a prayer, "We Thank Thee,' 1 will be recited by this group. Margaret R..Stewart, of the Seventh Grade, will read the Thanksgiving proclamation .issued by President Eisenhower. A short play, "The Second Thanksgiving," will be presented oy the Seventh Grade. The cast of characters will include Mary Ellen Smith, John J. Powell, Marjaret R. Stewart, Patricia A. Matthews, Bette J. Stephens, Mervin E. Pope, William Leo Beckward and Richard F. Peck. Scenery for the play was made by James F. Hilton, Richard F. Peck, Earl F. Clanagan. William Leo Beckward, Coronation Of MissCampera AtPepRaUy The coronation of Miss Camper VI and her court will' feature th pep meeting -at Allegany Hig School, Wednesday at 7 p. m.'Th pep meeting is replacing the trad tional bonfire. Miss Campera .is chosoh by th members'.of the-.varsity, footba team 'to represent. the. school a the Fort Hill-Allegany -Thanksgiv ing Day game.- Her attendance, from Grades 9 I 12, will be chosen.by their respec tive classes.' The identity of the queen and he court will not be' revealed unt. tomorrow. 'Head cheerleader Patricia Lewi will introduce pep meeting gues speakers Clifton Van Roby. sports commentator: Robert Pence, city recreation director; .Raymond C McCulloh, Allegany . High Schoo srincipal; James Hosack, instriic :or at Frostburg State Teacher College; Roy Lester, Allegany High School coach, and Jack Grable, as sistarit to Lester. Beverly Taylor, Joan Wilt, Dorothy Liebrant and Diane Fuller John J. Powell, Mervin E. Pope, j cheerleaders, will assist Patricia and Marshall W. Lewis. whfleJLewis, who is in charge of the pep sound effects will be handled by Marshall W. Lewis. Earl F. Clanagan, and James R. Washington, Carol J. Bowie and Sandra L. Washington will serve as ushers. The program is under the direction of Miss Mary E. Reed, with Mrs. Bracey in charge of music. ilirtlis JO Additional lousing Units Sought Here Mayor And Council Approve Request Of Local Authority The Housing Authority of Cum- erland is asking the Public Hous- ng Administration for aid in build-' ng a maximum of 80 additional ow-rent housing units. The Authority's action received ffirmation of the Mayor and Coun- il today._ in a resolution approved y council it was pointed out th« eed for low-rent housing at rents vithin the means of low-income amilies still exists. : James B. Raines, executive di- ector of the Authority, and Wil-' lam L. Wilson Jr., attorney, met vith council prior to today's meet- ng -arid Wilson'.explained the ail- . nority's program during the,regu- ar session. . ' . .. • ."-. '• ; • Wilson said under the 1949 grant, he city was awarded 300 units o! vhich-155 have been constructed. Jnder.-the amended.law,; he said, " he .authority can apply for addi- iorial units. The authority has ;sked for SO. .. '...'•". . . • Ni> Site Selected The application does not- mean he city will get "the additional. inits since the request "must be approved, by the central field office m Washington. • '. . Hagerstqwn, Frederick and .Annapolis have also filed applications or additional units, Wilson.;'Explained. . ' . '"•' : . "'• ' la explaining the move further, Vilson said no.site has been selected and the Authority has discussed using "spot housing", i.e., one 'unit vith four• apartments at.one site, another with ; six apartments in another and so on. " .-•'• ;. • • It is possible the Authority .will not get-all the units it requested, Wilson said, adding that the group vants to keep the city;apace with developments in. other municipali- ies.•'•• .' -.. •' • -"• ' ..'. •' : '.- : .;' . : -.. • Wilson revealed that it is hoped ,o erect an' administration buildirig al the central plot in Jane Frazier village location at Mapleside. The Authority also has Banneker iomes on Fredenick Street. :-.'.:.to Become City Property ' •; Wilson pointed "out that in 26 or 27 years the housing units will become property of the city, free and clear of all encumbrances. ' City Attorney Thomas B. Finan recalled that the federal government recently reduced. from 40 to 30 years the ,time, which the, government holds title to the projects. Police and Fire ; Commissioner William V. Keegan asked if something could be done,to raise.ths income eligibility limit for residing in the housing units from $2,400 to $2,600. Wilson said, such a move has been approved by the local authority and submitted to the central office of the Public. Housing Administration. He said the Authority has been -advised the increase will be approved sometime in the future. • . . BOOR—Mr. and Mrs. George, Petersburg, a son this morning at Memorial Hospital. DAVIS—Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd, RD 5, city, a son this morning at Miners Hospital, Frostburg. meeting. Miss Eleanor. Rizcr, ad viser to the cheerleaders is supervisor of the affair. Jayvee cheerleaders Anna Lee Parsons, Susan Bell. Linda Cooper, Agnes Beal and Virginia Killen will assist the. varsity cheerleaders. The AUegany High School Band and majorettes will also take part in the program. Sue Dye, Bucky Grimes. Helen Wanless, Mary Ann O'Hara. Joy Labor and Bill Sitter are. constructing the queen's throne. GOFF—Mr. and Mrs. Willis 0., 221 South Smallwood. Street, a daughter yesterday at .Memorial. .. HANSROTE—Mr. and Mrs. Roy, listed/ The official tow l.«np»raturf during the' last 24 hours was 31 degrees and at noon ,il was SI degrees, cent. The humidity was « p*r County FrA Council Group Will Meet The executive committee of the Allegany County Council of Parent- Teacher Associations will meet tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the Board of Education office, Washington Street:- ' : : v; • " Plan*'for the next membership meeting to'be held December 5 at John Humbird School at 8 p.m. will be made with Mrs. Adam Baef in charge of arranging tin program. Mrs. LMter McGill is th« president Goliiinbia PTA Seeks Traffic Aid The Columbia Street School Parent-Teachers Association wants the Mayor and City Council to have traffic assistance for pupils at Bedford and Frederick street in- 25 Massachusetts -Avenue, ajtersections. daughter yesterday Heart Hospital. KENNELL-Mr. "and Mrs. Edward Lee, Hyndnian, a daughter yesterday at Memorial. McLAUGHLLV—Mrs. and Mrs. Robert, 208.Baltimore Avenue, a daughter yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. MILLER—Mr. and Mrs: "Robert, Lonaconing, a daughter this morning at Miners Hospital in Frostburg. MORGAN—Mr. and Mrs. John, 119 West Main Street, Frostburg, a son this morning at Memorial. MOULD EN—Mr. and Mrs. Paul, Frostburg, a son this morning at Miners.Hospital. PARSONS—Mr. and Mrs. Charles H., Romney, a son this morning at Memorial. RIGGLEMAN—Mr; and Mrr. Harold H., 407 Furnace Street, a .daughter this morning at Memorial. at Sacredj Action on this matter, which in- clyded the. endorsement of an auxiliary policewoman for the City Police Department, was takenat a RYAN—Mr. and Mrs. Milton, 1400 Virginia Avenue, a son last night at Memorial. SNYDER-Mr. and Mrs...Russell, Cresaptown, a daughter yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. WALKER-Mr. and Mrs. Date E., RD 4. Mexico Farms, a daugh ter this morning at Memorial- Woman's Arm Shattered In Gun Accident A Keyser woman had her left arm amputated as the result of, an accidental shooting Saturday night in the kitchen of her home. The woman, Mrs., Margie Melissa Green. 42, had the arm removed at Potomac Valley Hospital. Keyser, after a 12-gauge shotgun which her husband, Robert Elmer Green, accidentally discharged while he was cleaning the weapon in the kitchen of their home. Troopers Richard Long and Charles Oliver of the Keyser detachment of West Virginia Stata Police, who investigated, said Mrs. Green was only about five or six feet from the muzzle of- the weapon when it discharged. The arm was shattered, state police said. Attaches this morning reported her condition as "improving." PTA Backs Plan For Policewomen Police and Fire . Commissioner William V. Keegan's idea to hira policewomen to help -at school crossings has received support of the.Columbia Street School PTA. Mrs. .Joseph Seibert. secretary, in a letter to Keegan, said em- reccnt'rneetirie in the school. Notice -of • the PTA's action will be made to the Mayor and Council in a. letter. ... The group voted to send a contribution to ' the Friends Aware of Handicapped Children. Mrs. Lucile W. Roeder gave a talk on safety and stated that December, 1 will be Safe Driving Day. Mrs. Bertha Connor Low, a retired Columbia Street School teacher, was honored with a "This Is Your Life" program." 'Mrs. Jack Yankclevitz was narrator and those taking part, we're' Mrs, Esther B. Lechlitcr,-Miss,'Gladys Eaton, Mrs. Lawrence Haseibeck, Miss Lillian C7 Compton, /Joteph Richardson, Gary Richards and Miss Cath- tions of Bedford and Decatur and Frederick and Decatur Streets. The group favors policewomen to help promote safety, she said. Dinner Will Honor New Pastor" And Wife Rev. Archie C. Prevate, recently named pastor of First Baptist Church, and Mrs. Prevate, will b« honored at a .dinner today at 6:30 p. m. at the church. . : • . Rev.;Clifton C. Thomas of Baltimore, executive secretary .of .Uni Maryland .Baptist Union Association, will lead area ministers in welcoming the new pastor and hi* wife.- -. -•;'- :;-;\K'-- •..,.,'.:. f erine Thomas. At the close Walter Maxey,'who was in charge, presented Mrs. Low with * suitcase In behalf of the PTA. •: ' . , '.; ,'" . ' .•. Miss Thomas introduced John WeUger who spoke on the Maryland State Teachers Association five-year plan for state schools, City Offices T> Take ^ Thanksgiving Holiday 'City offices anid deptrtmenU will be closed- Thursday, Thanksgiving Day.. '-....-.".-''.'..•-. .''• .The Mayor- and Council author-, ized the holiday/today. ' Office!• will be open as usual Friday* •- •

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