Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 6, 1955 · Page 12
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 12

Cumberland, Maryland
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Tuesday, December 6, 1955
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FROSTBURG-KE Y§ERConey Counc Studies Plan To Annex Land And Tri-Statc Area News (12) Evening Times, Tuesday, December 6, 1955 Piedmont Yule Decorations To Be Lighted December 15 Parking Lot Bill Approved PIEDMONT—The colored Christmas light decorations to be placed across the streets in the business section of the town will be turned on December 15. Mill Changes Working Shift At Lonaconing LONACONING — Beginning yes terday, i new working shift wa ,inaugurated at the Lonaconing Gen It was also decided at the mee cral Textile Mill and the mi FROSTBURG—Payment of a b presented by C. A. Liller for t cost of paving the city parking 1 was approved last night during regular meeting of the Mayor an Council. The amount of the payment $2.308.60 although $256.10 wa withheld pending the approval the job by John Hartig, city engi: eer. A committee of Bowery Sire residents asked tlr city to tak immediate action on clearing t a situation caused b: the proper! of Morris Gcrson on that street. Mrs. Catherine Carter, spoke man for the group, pointed out th building had been condemned an it has become a for rats and an breeding plac open sewer the basement causes an unsanitai condition. The city attorney advised th council to send a letter to tl property owner, giving him ! days to start action to clean u; remodel or remove the building Otherwise the city will procee with the work and bill the ownc Other members of the committei besides Mrs. Carter, were Mr Richard Fram, who lives nei door and said in case a fire brbk out that her home probably woul be destroyed, as it is only 12 fee from the frame building, William Byrnes, Robert Delaney, and Mr and Mrs. Clifford Hemstock. Brief Mention Mr. and Mrs. Elaine Hostetle and daughter. Meyersdale; Mrs Joseph Woods and daughter, Lon; coning; Mrs. Charles Gaughan an son, Mt. Savage; Mrs. Lloyd Davi and son. Cumberland; Mrs. Rober Miller and daughter, Lonaconing and Mrs. Paul Moulden and son city, have returned to their home from Miners Hospital. Miss Rosalie Arnone, East Main Street, is home from University Hospital, Baltimore. Florian Nickel, First Street, i home from Memorial Hospital Cumberland, following surgery. Francis Rafferly, Mill Street Mary Tolman, National Highway Patsy Spalaro, RD 2: Howart Smith, Mt. Savage;, Ruth Ann Stewart, 172 Washington Street: George Schreiber, Eckhart, anc Roger Martin, Mt. Savage, recent patients in Miners Hospital, are recuperating at their respective homes. Charles Wiebrecht, East Main Street, is home from Johns Hop kins Hospital, Baltimore. The Women's Society of Shaft Methodist Church will hold its annual fellowship dinner tomorrow at 6 p. m. iri the community hall. Jingle gifts will'be exchanged. The Hill Street' Kindergarten Mothers Club will meet tomorrow at 7:45 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Ellen Cook, 134 Center Street. Jingle gifts will be exchanged. MYA Sub-Dislricl Meet Scheduled Tonight KEYSER—The Methodist Young Adults of the Moorefield Sub-District of the Methodist Church wil! be guests of the Young Adults of First Methodist Church on North Davis Street here this evening at 7:30. A short business program i scheduled, followed by a Christmas program to be given by a group of the local church. Grcle Meeting Today Westernport Circle of the Presbyterian Church will rneet at the home of Mrs. Paul McCoy, 325 Hammond Street, today at 7 p_.m. Consult a Professional when you buy your - INSURANCE - HOLBEN AGENCY PHONE 63-J FROSTBURG All FORMS OF INSURANCE ing of Mayor Rodney Baker an City Council last evening that A. ' Fazenbaker and Sons be employe to do the electrical work of instal ing the lights. A solicitation of business place will be made by Eugene Keyes chief of police, for contribution towards the expense of the Chris mas lighting. He will not wear hi officer's uniform in performin this work which he volunteered t do. The town will set-up" a scparat account of the money on hand t be known as the Flood Preventio Project. The flood relief work ha been suspended until next sprin due to cold weather. Bills for won. already done have been paid bu work on the flood wall will b made. Mayor Baker staled tha contributions are still being ac. cepted at the city clerk's office. Keyes recommended that Cra mer's Alley, which runs betwee Paxton and Ashfield Streets, b made a one-way street. The sug ;estion was referred to the Slree committee for a report at th council meeting January 4. The application of Robert Wink ler for position as police office was read by Ormond Ledlow, cit> clerk, and ordered filed. Ledlow reported that receipt from parking meters and viola Jons last week amounted to $98.37 The 100th anniversary of the City of Piedmont will be observed nex May. Brief Mention A public card party sponsored >y the Piedmont Woman's Club will be held at the Piedmont Libra ry December 16 at 8 p.m. Bridge 00, setback and canasta will be ilayed and refreshments will be served. The Helen Gold Bible Class wil meet at the Presbyterian Church Friday at 8 p.m. A Christmas ingle party will feature the meet ng. Mrs. Eslella Guy will be in :harge of the carol singing and Irs. Victor Harvey the games Hostesses will be Mrs. Cora Mont- omcry and Miss Madeline Knolt Northern PTA lee Club To Program /-I GRANTSVILLE — The Northern igh School Parent-Teacher Asso- ation will meet Thursday at 30 p.m. A Christmas program will be •Escnled by the Glee Club. The Band Boosters Club of orlhcrn High will sponsor a min- rel review at the school Decem- er 14-15 at B p.m. Brief Mention The Methodist Choir and Sunday chool will present a Christmas rogram of music and exercises y the children December 18, at :30 p.m. instead of December 25. Mrs. Joseph F. Fahcy enter- ained the Tuesday Night Bridge :lub. Honors were won by Mrs. [. L. Pettit. Mrs. Harry J. Bener and Miss Ethel Broadwaler. Irs. Harvey Gortner will enler- ain at the Christmas party Da- ember 13. The Hi-Lo 500 Club met' at the ome of Mrs. Luther Huff R recent vening. Honors were won by Irs. Paul Yommer. Mrs. Kenneth dwards and Mrs. Wayne Durst. Mr. and Mrs. C. 0. Bender and aughter Anrij motored to Canton, hio. Saturday for Mrs. Emma Bender, who had spent several (months with her daughter, Mrs. T. 0. Broadwaler. Mr. and Mrs. Markel Stanton. Cumberland, visited Mrs. J. U Stanton. whistles which have long been custom to the townspeople at certain time have been change with the new shift. Charles Wesley Duckworth, su perintendent, stated that the a. m. whistle will be sounded a usual each day. The new shift hours will be from 7 a. m. until 12 noon; from 12:3 p. m. until 3:30 p. m. for the ai ternoon. The silk mill whistle wi! be sounded at five minutes to 7, a 7, noon, 12:30 p. m. and 3:30. Previously vhislles had beer blown at'6:45 a. m. and at 11:4 a. m. The lunch hour is changei from *5 minutes to a half hou under the new system. Mill officials caution, "don't se your clock when you hear the new schedule of whistles, unless you are aware of the change in time for the whistles to be blown." The General Textile Mills, Inc. formerly Klots Throwing Com pany, was built in 1906. An addi tion in 1918 -augmented the orig inal structure, with another added in 1946. B. J. Shelton was the first super intendent, followed by Bonnerliar degan, Al Snellings, Charles Wai ters, and the present superintend ent, Duckworth. Miss Jennie Bradley, who began working February 25, 1907, was among the first employes. Miss Bradley is still in the employ o Lhe company. Mrs. Charles W. Walters, widow of the former superintendent, Char es W. Walters, who was employ ed 47 years before his'death, has jeen working for 32 years at the mill. Miss Reta Jones and William Duckworth, who are riow foremen were among the original employes Dther supervisors are John Wai ters, John Foote, Joseph Monahan and William Gephart all of whom lave been in the service of the company at least 30 years. Harry Dixon is the chief mech anic with the assistance of Joseph rVatkinson. He has more than-40 years of service. Miss Jane Askey and Miss Eliza- )eth Milford are office employes. The present throwing consists of vinding, SB's, reeling, spinning, •edrawing and coning of real silk, ayon and douppioni. The company's main office is in sfew York City. At one time the ompany operated at Cumberland nd Keyser, both of which were iscontinued in recent years. The Lonaconing plant employs 00. dull Fellowship )inner Set Today CRESAPTOWN — The Mixed dult Fellosvship of Cresaptown lethodist Church will hold a Ihristmas party and covered dish inner today, beginning at 6:30 . m. at the church. Entertainment is under the direc- ion of Mrs. K. 0. Nelson 4 Mrs. :harles DeVault Jr. and Mrs. Con diller. The dinner committee consists f Mrs. Dick Vandenberg, Mrs. Harry Wright and Mrs. James lover. Ladies Aid To Meet HYNDMAN — A meeting and the annual Christmas program of the Ladies.Aid Society of Evangelical Reformed Church will be held tonight at 7:30. Members will bring a covered dish and gift. Refreshments will be served. 'ort Ashby PTA Will Hold Meet Tomorrow FORT ASHBY—The Fort Ashby Parent-Teacher Association will meet tomorrow at the new ele menlary building. Russell Adams, president, will preside. Quenlin Sayers, coach of the high school, will speak on "Did You Know It," a topic • dealing with the physical education and athletic program of the high school. Two films will be shown. "Your School Board in Action" and "Safety on the School Bus." LONACONING-The Mayor an Council last night hired one ne policeman and reappointed anothe for six-month probationary period after first receiving a report from the town's new Board of Civil Ser vice Commissioners which examin ed four applicants for the jobs. Mayor Virgil Alexander wa named chairman of a five-ma committee including all four coun cilmen to investigate a plan to an nex territory adjacent to the town' limits. Councilman John G. Thoma emphasized that the city charte gives Lonaconing authority to an nex 500 feet in all directions from the existing town lines. The civil service board simplj listed the names of the four men in the order in which they finished in the examination for police offi cers given November 21. The board includes Leslie J. Clark, chairman Robert D. Peebles and William Moyer. There was no recommendation as to the fitness of any of the four men to serve as policemen. The ward did recommend that the po lice department ordinance be amended before any of the men are given permanent status calling upon them to first serve a proba^ :icnary period. Lonaconing's Mayor and Coun cil then amended the ordinance effective immediately requiring a six-month probationary period. Af- ,er the amendment was approvec unanimously, the Lonaconing officials named the two policemen on a secret ballot. James- Dale Lyden, who rankec !irst in the'test, got four votes, as did Quail S. Wilson, who rankec ast. George James Kirkwood anc Joseph McGregor, second and thin: n the civil service test, got one vote each. As a result of the secret vote in which the Mayor and Council each balloted for two of the four applicants, McGregor will be replaced by Lyden as a policeman ef- ective December 15. Wilson .has seen a member of the police force or some time. Mayor Alexander's proposal for a police cruiser for the town and a n the civil service test, got one stoplight at the intersection of were renewed. After much discus;ion, the town officials concluded hat a new all-purpose truck is The traffic light plan Douglas Avenue and Main Street more urgently needed than the vas tabled for further investiga- ion. Councilman Frederick H. Sheeley moved that two new street lights ie installed on Furnace Street Ex- ended after Councilman Wilmoth •\ Garlitz reported on' an investigation of the need. It carried unan- mously. Donations of ?25 each to the Christinas Treat committee and the treet decoration committee were uthorized by the town council long with a $10 gift to the Alle- any-Garrett County Tuberculosis ssociation. Council also voted to pay $3,000 n the $13,000 note negotiated with ie Liberty Trust last summer to rovide funds for street blacktop- ing. City Attorney James S. Getty as instructed to file suits against Irs. James Dick and John Irvin homas for non-payment of bills or repairing sidewalks on property icy own. For Rent: 2 room and 3 room urnished apartments. Apply 130 last Main, Frostburg. dv.—Dec. 3-5-6-N-T Westclox and General Electric Alarm Clocks $< 1 V, Tax The New T&S Cut Rate Frostburg Court Appoints Steering Group For Hospital Work ROMNEY — The County Cour of Hampshire County met recentl> to discuss the hospital projec with L. D. Schmidt, architect o Fairmont, and several interestd citizens. The court discussed details o the contract with Schmidt and ap pointed an official hospital steering committee. The Committee will work will the court on- all phases of the pro ject, its primary duty being t relieve the members of the cour with as much .of the detail work and planning as • can legally be done by the committee. Members of the committee are John C. Ailes, chairman; Mrs James Stump, Mrs. Robert Sny der, Mrs. French Cunningham, C E. Bright, Harry Hiett, Elmer P Saville, Irvin Largent, Cecil -J Smith, William T. Miileson, C. J Powell, Dr. J. D. Brown, Dr. Dailey M. Martin. Caudy Davis, David Shear, Hugo Schunhoff, Lincoln Cox and R. L. Sumner. The court also discussed generally the bond issue that will be necessary to raise the matching r unds to come from Hampshire Bounty, and .directed the prosecut ng attorney and the county clerk .0 prepare that necessary legal formalities that .have to be completed before a special bond elec- ion can be advertised. Among those meeting with the court were C. J. Powell, R. L. Sumner, James B. Cookman, A. Loy, John Ailes, R. E. Stewart and Ralph Haines. Wesleriiporl School Will Organize PTA WESTERNPORT - A Parent- Teacher Association of St. Peter's School will be formed tomorrow at 7:30 p. .m. in the school audi- :orium. Officers will be selected at the meeting. Ytile Party Tonight CRESAPTOWN — The American ^egion Auxiliary of Cresaptown will lold a Christmas party today at 8 p. m. in the home of Edna Hounshell. Secret sisters will be re- ealed and jingle gifts exchanged. Keyser Makes United Effort To Aid Needy KEYSER—Mayor John C. Free land, as chairman of the committee on securing and distributing Christmas baskets this year to the needy ir. Keyser, said "I am making an appeal to all churches, Sunday School classes, civic, fraternal business organizations and service clubs of the city and to local citizens to contribute to this worthy cause. "The general committee has voted to conduct the distribution work from the Keyser city office, which will be a distribution center, so Ihat there will not be any duplica tion of baskets, and that all de serving families of the community can be cared for. "Citizens should call the city office and give the name or names of families that are known ,to be among those who should'be cared 'or, leaving the name and'complete address with the city clerk or mayor. ''For those who want to make heir own distribution to a certain 'amily, the donor should leave the name and address at the city office o avoid duplication, and these individuals may have - their grocer prepare ,and deliver the basket to he designated family. "It is the desire of the general committee that the baskets contain he following: "One chicken, three or four iounds; one bunch celery, two cans Tiilk, one pound coffee, one pound nuts, one and one-half pounds hard candy, two loaves bread, one pound butter, half dozen oranges, and one peck potatoes. "Each basket, containing the above, should cost from $7.50 to 3.50, depending on the size of the :hicken." The mayor concluded "the ful upport of the citizens of Keyser hould be united and sent with ome cheer into the homes of the ess fortunate citizens of Keyser area this Christmas." WSCS Party Tonight HYNDMAN — The WSCS ol -fyndman Methodist Church wiU old its annual Christmas. party oday at 6:15 p. m. in the social oom. Lonaconing's Christmas Store Hours Stores will be OPEN All Day Wednesdays thru December ... and Saturday, Dec. 10th until 9 P. M. and from December 17th thru 24th will be OPEN daily until 9 P, M, Thii advertiiement iponiored by Holmei and Company n M6 Education Board Purchases * * 'llL. ' ' Enormous Insurance Policy Church Yule Program Set FRANKLIN - A whopping $836, 500 insurance policy,.believed to be one of the biggest issued locally was purchased by the Pendletpn County Board of Education at its November meeting, Floyd J. Dah mer, secretary to the board said The insurance contract covers all school buildings and their contents in Pendleton County, and it insures the property-up to 90 per cent of its valuation. Dahmer saic that the school buildings were valued at $780,500 and their contents at $56:000. The polic;-, which insures the property for a period of five years, was purchased from the Pendleton County Insurance Agency. The gross premiums for the five-year period is $17,620.20. Dahmer said that five buildings and their. contents accounted for 82- per cent of the total policy. They are: Franklin High School, $157,000; Circlevill'e High School, $184,000; Jrandywine Grade School $155,000; Upper Tract Grade School $80,000; and Franklin Grade School'$110,000. These valuations, Dahmer said, were based on the replacement cost, type of construction and availability of fire protection. The policy provides extended coverage which includes loss caused by wind, storm, and othe such hazards. MIDLAND—Pupils of the Junior and Primary Departments of Grace Methodist Sunday School will present their annual Christmas program. Sunday at 9:45 a.m. .Mrs. John Lancaster and Mrs, Edward Eiscntrout are in charge.,.. The WSCS of the Methodisl|} Church will hold a jingle party this • evening. Gifts will be ex-.. changed and a 50-cent donation from each member will .be asked -• for local mission work. Secret • pals will also be revealed. A pro- '• gram ' in charge of Mrs. Hazel Alexander will be presented. Re- •• 'reshments will be served. - • The Senior Choir of lh» Method- st Church will hold a jingle party • Thursday, evening, committee includes Arrangement Mrs.' James McDonald, Mrs., Florence .Emer- ck, Mrs. Victor Glime, Miss Graca Beverage and Mrs. Louis L. hnerick. Infant illnesses that damage th brain often are causes of menta deficiency. 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Many Other Dolls To Choose From All Billj "PAID IK FULL" That's the way to enjoy Christmas and that's the way you'll have H when you join our Christmas Club for 1956. Now Open/ Frostlmrg National Bank "The Bank for the People" Frostburf, Md. 37 BROADWAY, FROSTBURG FRIDAY and SATURDAY DECEMBERS and 10 Friday: 10 o.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. * REFRESHMENTS SOUVENIRS - PRIZES EXHIBITS - DISPLAYS AND Demonstrations Of The Latest Model Electric Appliances For Your Home, Farm and Business The new Potomac Edison Company Frostburg District Office will be headquarters for the Home Service Dept., Meter Dept., Service Dept., Stores Dept., and home and commercial appliance display and sales. Light and power bills will be paid at this location. Our phone number remains Frostburg 55. THE POTOMAC EDISON CO. r

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