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Local •:• CofHM* •*• A Clarified F Th* /V«wpap«r For Th* Horn* Mtniber Associated Press MONDAY, TiOYEMBER 28, 1955 Second Section City Council To Study Gas •.-.... j . • Tax Proposal C&A Gas Company Franchise Proposal; ' • Would Drop Free Gas The C&A Gas Company is pro : posing a new franchise with the City of Cumberland under which it would pay a franchise tax of $2,400 annually in lieu of free gas .for eight months of the year. Negotiations started some time ago, Mayor Roy W:. Eves said today; and the matter was discussed informally with members of council this'morning to give them time to think it over before' an ordinance is introduced. : First Ordinance In 1906 Eves gave this explanation-of the franchise. Oh June 1,',1906, the city passed . an ordinance giving the West Virginia Central; Gas Company a 25- year franchise for natural-, gas in; eluding : aY clause that free : .fgas would be-furnished for. all; city buildings-for" the entire year. , • '". Then on,_N6vember : .18, 1924, the West Virginia -and Maryland Gas Company,;;assign'eesv of the -West Virginia. Central firm, was granted a .-35-year; ^franchise; apparently, Eyes said,;;fpr-the purpose of including airtificial gas since it was feared, ai-that time that the-supply of ..natural ..gas was- beiiig depleted. , Four .'meetings were held and at .none; of- th^rn'was" the matter of -iree "gas forrthe city 'discussed. The : second .'franchise';, therefore, omit- ted'the provision for .free gas. ; ,; This franchise'.was assumed by the present C&A; ; Gas .Company when: it'succeeded "the West Vir ginia/'and Maryland ..Company. .,• Under the new franchise, C&A continued to give the city/free gas for' the eight-month .'-period from April ito • November inclusive, Eves said;v . :••.: •'.. .'.''-•..• . -. .Paid For Four. Months The city paid for the four heating months of December, January, February and March. Under the'present gas rate for the year 1954-55, the city received free gas in the amount of $2,390. For the four heating months it paid $2,511, .Eves said. ''-:•••'•.. Eves said City Attorney Thomas B. Finan explained that the.Gas Company can get a more fair consideration for its bonds if it is paying/a franchise tax rather .than giving free gas.. . He pointed but that the company has discontinued the free gas practice in every Maryland community except Cumberland:'. Some members^ of : council have said, Eves revealed, that .the gas cumpany could operate: without a franchise and the v only" thing the city could do in .that case''would be to discontinue gas' service. Others have said they hope to see free gas continued. • However, Eyes said, the city has taken no action oh the proposal as 13 Deer Kills Reported As Season Opens Fairgo Man Gets One Minutes After Start Of Season There;were 13 kills reported in the 'area by noon today on the first day .of the West Virginia deer season, with the first k'll credited to Virgil McKenzie, of Fairgo. Local Street Improvement Plan Dropped Michigan Avenue Majority Opposes Curbing, Guttering , The Mayor and Council, bowing to sentiment of a majority of residents. today rejected an ordinance h • otherwise City Again Plans Outstanding Yule Display, Program Another outstanding Christmas decoration and dedication program is planned by the City of Cumberland this year. Street Commissioner William H. Buchholtz announced today. Buchholtz, who will be general chairman, said the display will be placed at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church site at the head of Baltimore Street, and the program will Weatll6r Area Has Snow Up To Inch Of Snow Falls In Garrett; Mercury Drops Here • Cumberland area ^residents are in for some very cold weather. The Weather Bureau predicts temperatures below freezing this Two of the kills were reported by j nue. . .women, one by Mrs.. Catherinej Two petitions were submitted Seamon in the Burlington area, council, one in favor of the pro-j and the other by Mrs. Hilda Pan- ake. on the family farm in the A VC . include some phase of history since j afternoon and tomorrow the. ther- "• . ithis is Cumberland's bicentennial \ mometer will register between 13 .Creek region. Mrs. Seamon hot an eight-point buck, while Mrs. Pancake killed a nine-pointer. McKenzie said he shot his eight- point. ISO pound buck on Knobley Mountain near Short Gap. He was using-a rifle which he purchased or last year's deei season, and today's -kill" is the second credited o the weapon. . •.'••,•-. Season Ends Fast The kill was made at approximately 7:30 a.m., -McKenzie said, ince the. season opeiied at sunrise, approximately 7:10., his kill occurred ; approximately. 20 minutes, after the start. Only one deer may be shot by a hunter.: during the season... • . McKenzie said he selected the GETS QUICK KILlr^-Virgil McKenzie, of Fair"go, 'is r sho\yn '. with'.', the eight-point; 180; pound buck'which 7 he shot'shortly after: the West. Vir-.- -. ginia deer season opened at sunrise this morn- ing. McKenzie said he got his. kill "at appfoxi-. mately. 7:30 a.m./ approximately 20 minutes; •after the season started.\The kiU-was made _bn Kriobley Mountain: near: Short Gap', he said. Bids For Work On Filtration Plant Sought Water Commissioner William J. Edwards was authorized today to seek bids on - floculating and settling equipment for the Lake Gordon filtration'plant. . . The Mayor and Council said sealed bids will be received at the office of the city clerk no later than 10 a. m., Monday, December 12.- The bid includes two mixing, floculating and settling equipment units for use in two 45-foot diameter circular hopper-bottomed upflow contact basins together with circulating equipment, air compressor, control equipment, valves, chemical piping and appurtenances. Drawings are available, for examination at the city .clerk's office and copies .of specifications may be obtained there. Council reserved the right to select equipment it judges best, to : waive any informalities and reject any and all bids. In another'water, action, Mayor Roy ,W. Eves', was: authorized to execute a.n .agreement with .the Dixie Tank;and Bridge Company, Memphis, ..Terin., the: only bidder, for cleaning;;:; scaling/ .inspecting and placing" two coats of paint on the 75,000 v gallon elevated water tank at Ridgedale reservoir. The lump sum''-is Sl,079. -Any repair work necessary will be- done at "a price of $3.50'a lineal foot for welding scams; 50 cents-each for .weld- WeltonRites Will Be At Petersburg Services for Ralph. Parker Wei- ton, 46, former member of the West Virginia House of Delegates and publisher of the GVant County Press at Petersburg, who died late Saturday night at Memorial Hospital, will be conducted tomorrow at 11 a: m. at the residence in Petersburg. . . •'••.•:>.: '.'.:...•• : ^ Rev. Dr. G. 0. Young, pastor of Petersburg Presbyterian Church, will officiate, and interment will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery, Petersburg. .-' ' ;.': : ' . ; -' Weltori suffered/a heart .attack at'his home on November 18, and was brought to the local hospital. He suffered his first, heart..Attack in 'September-1953 while -leaving Pitt Stadium after the. .West Virginia-Pittsburgh football game. He was hospitalized at Pittsburgh for a time. After convalesence for several months, he .returned to.his duties as a publisher. The .Grant County Press was j founded by Welton's father'. Arch J. Welton, who died several years ago. The elder Welton also seryed in. the West Virginia House in the sessions of 1933 and 1935. Both the father' and son were Republicans. Flood District Assessments Plan Discussed Possibility of including an assessment for special benefits on residents • within the. flood district in connection- with issuing a flood con- :rol bond issue was discussed informally by the Mayor and Council ,oday. '-.; Some question was raised about jublic -sentiment oh the matter, loweyer, .-and no action was taken. .Cduncil/is.expected to introduce, jossibly next week, ordinances for :he sale of ?600,000 in flood control Donds and another for $150,000 to 'inance additions and improvements at the Memorial Hospital Nurses Home. . - Welton was appointed to the House in '.. July, 1945, after the resignation of Owen Shaeffer. He was elected to the House in 1946 and 1952. Welton was a -graduate of West Virginia University, and was active in civic, fraternal, political arid church affairs in Petersburg. He was . a member of Petersburg Presbyterian Church, a past president of Petersburg Kiwanis Club, and a member of Petersburg Lodge 145, AF and A Masons. Welton -was born in Keyser April 9, • 1909. ,, He' : is survived by his wife,' Mrs.. Alice Elizabeth (Thompson) '.Welton; ;.two daughters, Elizabeth Parker and Margaret Louise; his stepmother, Mrs. Mary C. Welton of- ^ew York; a half brother, ' Arch. J. Welton;.. Jr., New York; and two sisters, Mrs. Kathleen '.Hitchins, of: Ithaca, N..Y., and Mrs; 'Cyrus W-. .Gadd of Princeton, W. Va:: v-.'-''." . " ' His mother 'was the- late : Cora (Parker) Welton! ; : '.. ',.•"' The -body, is at the .residence. Obitunrtj Six Persons Hurt In Area Gar Crashes Two persons are. in .critical con dition at Sacred Heart Hospital to day as a 'result of an".automobile accident yesterday on Route 40 near Hancock. Listed as critical) are Maurice E DuFresne, of the* Naval. Research Laboratory, Chesapeake Beach and Miss Sarah Jane. Balchowicz 28, of 2 West 20th Street, Balti 06tirt Gives Youths Stiff Prison Terms ••- Jerry Fraiiiz, 20, Harold Wallers, 19, Had Long Records Two local youths who stole a car. and'later .wrecked it on the Oldtown Road today received stiff prison terms when found guilty after being in .Circuit Court. Jerry. Frantz, ,20, and Harold Walters, .19,-' were sentenced by liief Judge George 'Henderson after'a hearing .on charges,filed by Assistant 'State's'Attorney James S.'Getty. • ... . '' . ' .The two men were defended by William H, Geppert, local attorney. Frantz received 'six .years in the Maryland . House ' of; Correction, and Walters was .given five, years in the Reformatory for Males. . ' Getty told the court that the two youths took a. car owned by John A. Collins on. .November .7 from where it was parked,;ori. Seal) Street .Later that.day they wreck; ed the machine on the Oldtown Road near the city''limits.. The car damages were-estimated at $629. The. stiff ^sentences .were imposed by. Judge 'Henderson due to. the long, record, of - both youths, 'for unauthorized use of-cars and other violations of the law. . . • Frantz was involved in six cases unauthorized use' of cars, while Walters had four such cases on his record. Frantz was 'also listed 'as haying escaped from the National Training School'for Boys where'he more. . . . Another highway. accident in the area yesterday' resulted in injuries to four other persons as a car struck the rear of a bus on Route 50 near Romney, W. Va. .. —, Attaches 'at .Sacred."Heart-..this J[ Q111S morning said DuFresne sustained severe lacerations of the'head, a possible fractured jaw and a possi-; 3le lung puncture when the station! wagon he was driving hit a con-' crete abutment. ' Miss Balchowicz, riding with DuFresne, suffered head and face lacerations, possible fractures of BAKER—Mrs;' William; Belington W. Va. BERRY--Mrs.;Annie,'79, Midland. was sentenced for tak : ~g a car. The church is on the site of Cumberland. Last year's display drew praising posal with 12 names and the other j comme ' nt from local res id en ts as nnnrtcintf \utth *>ft «1tfnahirP.< I ,, _ -^~L e ' .11 1 I. opposing with 28 signatures. The opposing group based its petition on the arguments signers were not financially able to pay cash. and they did riot want liens well as visitors from throughout countrv. and 18 degrees, A few show flurries here this morning ended without coating, the ground due to a brisk wind. Oddly enough, the advancing cold front pushed a warm air mass before it Work will get underway in the|. his morning . T he temperature ;xt few days, Bucholtz added. | rose from .33 to 48 between .9 and next The dedication of the tree and against .Mr parties. d|splay " will be held Sunday . De-^ me L to's, C. R. Weatherholt appeared for cember 18, at 9 a. ra. those favoring the project, andi BuchholU 'has .appointed City Paul A. Sti'cher for the opposition.]Clerk Wallace G. Ullery as pro- In making a motion to rejectthe gram chairman: City Auditor Ar- 10 a m. here today and then ordinahce, Street Comriiissioner '. William H. . Buchholtz said he wanted to see as many;streets, improved as can be but it's the old 1 question "of dollars and cents." He said if at a future date,' residents felt they wanted the street improved, they ; could petition again. Buchholtz had said earlier that display 'at the church. thur B. Gibson, as master of ceremonies, and Mrs. Marguerite T. Findlay, as'-decorat'on- chairman. •Buchholtz said he. wished to thank merchants for changing their Baltimore Street decorations this year. The old streamers ob- A similar.situation was reported at Oakland in Garrett county where the temperature at 5:30 a. .in. was"24 degrees, and within an hour had risen to 40 degrees. The cold weather then moved in and by 8 a. m. the.thermometer registered 20 degrees. At noon the temperature dropped to, 18 degrees; Snow fell in Garrett county with structed a clear view of the city one inch at Keyser Ridge, a half; Short Gap area as he noticed sign year. Michigan, Avenue for light, surface is on schedule j treatment next of deer while squirrel hunting.-The dll was the only one reported at :he Poling -Service Station; ey, this, morning. . . .... • Mrs. Pancake's kill was reported at Tucker's Service Station. New Creek.; with the •; only other: one reported there• being a nine-point Duck by Keith Feaster, of Antioch. Tliree Kills Reported " Bailey's Service 1 Station, Keyser, reported. three:v a four-pointer by Harley Rotruck, of Keyser; a ten- pointer by Robert Harman. of Keyser, and an eight-pointer by'Hugh Boyce, of Westernport. The only one reported by Dick's Store, Elk Garden, was credited to C. David Shrout of Barnum, who shot: a six-pointer. The greatest number of kills was. turned in at the Urnstot- Wilson Store in Burlington. Besides Mrs. Seamon, deer were reportec shot by Emmitt Rohrbaugh, eight- Walter Woodworth and James Bonar point buck: eight-pointer, six-pointer. The. Wagoner and Beam'Service Station. Fort Ashby, reported an eight-point buck shot by Roberi McFarland and a four-point buck by Lesend Ratcliff. . • • ' The ordinance called, for curb-' Keegan Blasts . .rguttering.and/otherwise im-|ConditionS : At proving Michigan Avenue from an! . -..-.: '.'..-. unnamed, street one block, east. ^iCfrorl-iiiWl TrI*»W» [jaihg.Lane to its intersection with-Old.UJLI.llJJ. JfJLCJ-C"-' Edgevale Avenue. . Later, , Buchholtz . told -council that the local. Teamsters Union is asking truck drivers to put themselves on an "honor'system" to cut down speeding in the city, particularly on light-surfaced streets. This is the result of. a protest froifi residents of Shades Lane concerning. excessive speed by heavy vehicles. Buchholtz said, as he pointed out last week, if an ordinance is passed to restrict trucks; it would work a hardship on people, who live on streets which have been light surfaced-when they need coal delivered or other heavy moving tasks performed. the jaw . and shock. right forearm and '54 President Of Engineers William E. Toms', head electrical engineer, at the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, has been elect- jed president of the Engineers Club Trooper First Class Jack Brown- of Cumberland for 1956, ing, who investigated, said DuFresne, driving west, apparently fell' asleep as the vehicle went into a curve. Four women were admitted to Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, last night as a result of the car- bus accident. They, were Mrs: Helen Ball, 26, Middletown, Ohio, and Edna, 19. Ruby Jean, 14, and Caroline Method, 17, Moorefield, all occupants'of ;he car. .- • :-.. The hospital listed all in "good" condition .this morning. Mrs. Ball suffered a head injury and a fractured, right leg; Edna : -Method a fractured, right : arm; Ruby Jean Method, -a- fractured left/leg and head injury and Caroline-Method, a. fractured right leg. . ;Trooper G. H. Phillips, of the Romney: detachment of State Police, ,said the women were, injured when -a- car driven by Elzie-Ball, 26, Middletown, crashed''against the rear of a westbound Greyhound bus on-Route 50 about-three miles west of Romney. Other officers chosen by the executive committee include -'aul R. Morgan, vice president succeeding Mr. Toms; Gilbert P. Bohn, secretary, succeeding Benjamin J. Paladino, and Donald E. Paupe, treasurer succeeding A. E. Chenowith. Toms succeeds Nelson H. Sellers, section engineer in charge of instrumentation at the Celanese Corporation. The new president is an electrical engineer,' having graduated from Technology, professional engineer and a member of Drexel .Alumni Association. Toms organized and continues 'to serve the G.O.C. Post in Frostburg the LaVale Association. Drexel Institute of He is a registered and is chairman of Court Improvement He formerly served on' the' club's executive board and as a program chairman. In addition to the above officers, the executive committee for; 1956 includes B. J..Paladino, John L. Baggett, A. E. Chenowith! Carl S. lues west ui nuuiucjr. --u« • _ State Police said none of thejVandegnft, Paul G. Angle W. S: occupants of the bus. operated by-Resell, F. E.. Tepper and J. G. David 0. Crilley, Clarksburg. waslThoma's. Program. Chairman will injured, .and' that' damage to the'be Dr. Loren E. Morey. ms was negligible. j Retiring members of the execu- 'The collision occurred shortly af- live committee include Elmer J. Kite, Nelson H. Sellers, John H. ^eakin, Walter L. Schack. Joseph "stete 6 Police said the vehicle Ball I H. Duckworth and Vernon E. was driving was a total wreck. |Wade. ter the bus stopped "to, pick up a passenger. Ft.HillHolds Assembly To Mark Victory A victory assembly was held today at Fort Hill High School.to celebrate the football team's .9 to 0 . win over Allegany High ' on Thanksgiving Day. Victor D. Heisey, principal, introduced Arthur S. Davis Jr., a member of the factulty and a Fort Hill graduate, who was master of ceremonies. Short talks were given by Nelson W. Russler, president of the South Cumberland Businessmen's Asso ciation: Clifford Spiker, president of the Fort Hill Boosters Club: De!- bert Proudfoot, president of the Penn Avenue-Fort Hill Alumni Association; Coach John J. Cavanaugh, and Ralph R. Webster, superintendent of Allegany county public schools. Members of the football team were seated on the stage in a semicircle and the football queen, Miss Martha Catlelt, anc her attendants, Miss Jane Ann Hausman and Miss Juliahne Kelly, were nearby in their robes. Coach Bill Hahn arid his football staff of Joseph Pellerzi and Wayne Boor were introduced and gave short talks. A humorous reading of predictions in the Alcohi Mirror,- the student publication of'AIle- gany High, was given by Elwood Harden. ' Principal Heisey took occasion to thank the efforts of Miss Dolores Chase, instructor of the cheer leaders: .Mrs. Kitty Pafel. Wilson and Mrs. Loraine Often, who handled the ticket sale, ushers, janitors who cleaned up the stands after the jame. J. Suter Kegg, sports,editor of the Evening and Sunday Times, and James E. Day, assistant sports editor, for their work in publiciz- ing'the Fort Hill team during 'the year, members of the band and others who helped make the game a success. Street Commissioner ' Answers Complaints Due To Construction Two city commissioners spoke out today, one urging a "clean up at Fort Hill stadium" and the other answering complaints about dirt on streets caused. : by .construction work. : •'••.. ;.'•..- .-.;:;', Police and Fire Commissioner William V. Keegan took up where left off last year -after, the Thanksgiving Day football game by urging improvements at .the stadium. : He said the area under the concrete bleachers, where concession stands are located, could, be leveled and:blacktopped'at little cost. And, he added, toilet facilities are inadequate. .''... . . Keegan said where crowds such as- the Turkey Day .throng are on hand injuries could result because of the uneven surface under the inch at Oakland, haiMnch at Accident and one-fourth inch froia Frostburg west to Guntertown. - • The roads Irpm Frostburg wesU ward were in 'good condition but motorists were advised to use care. Chains are, required in; the Oak^ land. -Accident-and Keyser Ridge sections where SRC. crews: .were cindering and salting^ roads. . • The Western Maryland Railway dispatcher here'reported'iempeifa; tures along the "line .fanging froia.' 28 degrees at Elkins to'34 at Con; neilsyille,';';. It was'snowing lightly at Elkins, .Thomas/..and .'' Warning Issued ^ BALTIMORE to -^ A cold wave warning, forecasting • : "by ; far the coldest air .of the season"; was is/ sued by the Weather Bureau today for all of Maryland and:Delaware.- Bureau said the 1 reached the ex- The, Weather 'very. cold air' stadium. : should be He done said something before the next game, or at least before the next Thanksgiving Day game. Street Commissioner William H. Buchholtz took note of complaints about dirt caused by construction and construction machinery and trucks. He pointed out that sometime ago, there was a lack of work here and added "we can't have our cake and eat it, too." This construction work, will be going on for .the next couple years, he said, adding that the flood control contractor has to carry a special-type fill over city streets to the site. - Urges Patience This will create a problem but he urged "patience" by residents. At the same time, he added, "we ought to be glad this work is going on." The commissioner said his department will make every effort to keep dust, mud and dirt on the streets to a minimum. . I In other action today, the Mayor] and Council issued two procla-j mations naming the week of January 22-29 as "Young Men's Chris- j tian Association Week," and Thurs-l day as "Safe Driving Day." | The Civitan Club was granted: permission to sell fruit cakes from; a booth on Baltimore Street, near; Centre, on December 10. 12. 17 and^ 19 for the benefit of its program for the prevention of deafness 1 among needy children of the county, Payments Authorized Payment of ?2,044.68 to J. E. Greiner Company. Baltimore consulting .engineers, was authorized; (Continued on Page 16) .1 trernc western.portion of Maryland early this morning and will sweep on eastward andireach the Atlantic Coast' about midafterhoon. ' ','"'• "Temperatures will dip .sharply after the shift of the wind to' the northwest, dropping to well below freezing in the mountains by,late morning and to below freezing Nyhcre during the afternoon. » "Temperatures by early .Tuesday morning," , the Weather; Bureau added, "are expected. to lower to zero* to 10 above on the Allegany Plaleau,^8 to 15,degrees elsewhere in the mountains and in: the- Piedmont sections, and 14 to 20 degrees in coastal areas. ..-',.-' ... A few showers this morning will give way to snow flurries, the forecast said, except in and near Garrett County 'where the snow will be much heavier and continue for a much longer period of. time. Clear, sunny and dry weather was the order throughout the remainder of the state. . The Weather Bureau issued these low and high temperature predictions for tomorrow and Wednesday: ..'•'. •• ' . Cumberland—Low of 5 degrees tomorrow, high 15, low of zero Wednesday, high 25. Salisbury—Low of IS tomorrow, tiigh 28, low 10 Wednesday, high 28. Baltimore—Low of 16. tomorrow, high 24, low 13 Wednesday, high 30. State University j Projects Pushed COLLEGE PARK, Md. W) - Th« Diiilding boom at the University of Maryland, which has been in progress almost without letup since the end of World War II, apparently will continue for quite some time. A new building for .the Department of Journalism and Public Rer lations, now under construction, .vill house a publishing plant, editorial offices, composing room and presses to be used by the university's student publications. Four other projects are in var* ous stages of planning and develop^ ment. • . : -.. Births ing pit and 50 cents each for weld- BRIDGES.—. Patrick, 79, Cresap- in? rivets. v •;•'-. • • ! town.;" .--':';.':; '•''•• , ^ - If the Ridgedale work is salisfac- HARTLEY — Lester T., 61, North tory, the Dixie Company will "be ~ •-*-•• awarded work on the 500,000 gallon Fort Hill standing tank> at. a cost of :$2,645 and the 100,000 gallon Braddock Road tank at $1,550. Any 'repair work on these tanks will be done at unit prices quoted for the .Ridgedale job. Lions Tree ' Rose' N. Y: LEESON —• Jay,- Bedford Road. • TOMLINSON — Mrs. Alice, 83, of ' 142 Bedfo>d Street. ': • WYER.— Mrs. Sarah, 88, : RD 2, -Keyser. / Mrs. Alice Tomiinson Mrs. Alice M. Tomiinson, 83, of 142 Bedford Street,; widow of Walter C. Tomiinson, died this morn- k ' ... - ing at the Allegany County Infirmary 'where she had been a patient two/weeks. She had been in ill, . health four. years. '.:-..." i I The Cumberland Lions Club will) A native of this city, she was I a sell Christmas trees this year on Salem Street, December 16; 17 and 18 Permission to use the street was granted by the Mayor and Council at this morning's session. The club also was granted . permission to erect a banner across Baltimore - Street at Centre Street to advertise daughter of:the late Israel and Mary: (Timmons) Jukes. She was a member of 'the Emmanuel Episcopal Church.., .,-.-."••' . ,-;•. ; She is survived by a daughter. Miss May.Tomiinson, at home, andj two sisters, Miss Josephine Jukes' and Miss Sarah Jukes, both of this city. theiale. • The body will remain at the Council granted another request|Kight Funeral Home where ser- o the club for a banner across vices .'will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p. m., by Uev. H. M. Richardson, pastor of Emmanuel Episcopal /"*• *1 T\ f • -'.-, Civil Uetense • • - * r * Group To Meet ^ The medical personnel of'Alle- gany County's Civil Defense organization will witness and participate in an actual setup and opera,-* tion of a casualty clearing station tomorrow at 7:30, p.m., at the KNIGHT—Mr. and Mrs. Norman, j Naval Armory, according to Dr< RD 3, Bedford Road, a daughter | Leslie E. Daugherty. medical dU yesterday at Sacred Heart Hos- rector of Civil Defense for Alle- pital, DIEHL—Mr. and Mrs. Joseph, M. Savage, a son yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. FRAME—Mr. and Mrs. Charles. Ill East First Street, a daughter this morning Hospital. at Sacred Heart Street at 638 Greene to » charity event there De- 1«, (Continued on Page 16) LAY NEW BUILDINCV CORNERSTONE- Trinity Methodist Church yesterday laid the cornerstone for a $50,000 structure, the Paul and Nellie Nixbh Educational Building, Shown during the special service left to right, are Mrs. P, E* Nixon, Mr. Nixon; Dr. Clay F/. •- . ..: .- :••• : ••.-.'.:- : '--•:•• f. • • • • :•-••'• Durrett, George W. Hollzman and Rev. Louis P. Chastain, minis- ; ter. Nixon is Sunday School superintendent: Durrett chairman of the official board, and HoUzman,. chairman of the board »f trustees. • ' - ; ' '•'"'••«'' MICHAEL—Mr. .and Mrs. James, Lonaconing, a son this morning: in Miners Hospital, Frostburg. ROBERTSON—Mr. and Mrs. Le. roy, 526 Fort Avenue, a son yesterday at Memorial Hospital. SHROYER—Mr. and Mrs. Gerald, Hyndman, a son yesterday at| Memorial.,. ; .. SIMMONS—Tech. Sgt. and Mrs. Robert £.. Spangdahlen, Germany, a daughter there > on Thanksgiving Day. The'mother is the former Miss ; Delilah Shearer, RN, formerly employed at Memorial Hospital. The fath- . er is a son of Mrs. Anna M. Simmons, IIS North Spruce Street. TAYLOR—Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee, Keyser. a daughter s.tur day at Sacred Heart Hospital.. WELSH—Mr. and Mrs. Richard H., ; 3«7 Pear Street, a son this morning at Memorial. gany county. Dr. Daugherty :said personnel from the sbc casualty clearing stations in the count, will receive in,- structions on how to conduct short training courses. . ... -^ Dr.: Leo H. Ley Jr.. assistant medical director, for the county, will be in charge of the local units.

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