Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 7, 1955 · Page 18
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Cumberland, Maryland
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Wednesday, December 7, 1955
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EIGHTEEN EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, ML*.. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1955 Dial PA-2-4600 for a WANT AD Taker Some Workers^ 7 ' Collectors Learn Of r ire On Jobs At Westinghouse Defense Project Production Resumed At Baltimore Plant BALTIMORE df> - The Westinghouse Electric Co. said today 74 production workers had returned to work at two Baltimore plants and that the company had resumed production on defense projects. Frank \V. Godsey Jr., manager of the Baltimore Division, said enough employes were on hand to insure "shipment of some microwave equipment" to the Defense Department within a few days. A spokesman at headquarters for • Local 330 of the CIO International Union of . Electrical Workers termed the announcement "com- panv propaganda." .• "They may call it resuming production," the spokesman said, "but we don't know how even if 74 people did go back to work, which we -•doubt. There are still 800 production workers on strike here." • A strike by members of the CIO'• International Union of Electrical Workers which had closed Wcst- inghouse plants here and elsewhere in the nation is in its sixth week. A back-to-work movement started earlier this week, after the com In Their Truck TOWSON, Md. Ml — Bernarc Adams, 30, of Lutherville, and Clement Boslcy, 14, of Timonium were collecting trash here yestcr day when they smelled smoke. Later, a policeman stopped them. He told them the rear of the truck was on fire and directed them to a fire house. Damage was slight, but it'took firemen about one hour to ex- .inguish the blaze which was driven to their front door. Hagerstown Water Rate To Continue BALTIMORE Ml — Maryland's Public Service Commission today declined to suspend a water rate increase which Hagerstown has imposed on customers outside its city limits. • The commission declared, however, that when it decides upon a fair rate the charges will be made retroactive to Nov. 1. . That is the date Hagerstown's City Council increased the rate for out-of-town users from 3G cents to GO cents a thousand gallons. The ed earlier this week, after the com- rate for uscrs jnsidc the cjly re . pany had offered special conces- mained gt 30 ccnts a lhousand gal . sions to strikers who returned to. thar jobs. The union said its best tabula Suburban residents and the city . ,' The union said its best tabula- govcrnmcnts of williamsport and "tion.of workers entering the plants Funkstowll| which buy wate r whole- Tat Lansdowne and \Viikens Ave. . - ,, —.— .,_.,-.. ,... -was "about 34, of whom two were ^janitors, two or three inspectors, *and two or three clerks." i "They don't produce anything,' -the union spokesman added. Patrolman And Firemen Rescue Woman, Baby BALTIMORE Uf> — A patrolman and firemen were credited with rescuing, a baby and an invalid woman from a burning house here yesterday. Patrolman Milton F. Brzozowski ^turned in the alarm, then carried ""Melvina Jackson, 4-month-old Ne- .gro, to safety from the second floor. When firemen arrived, they .„ rescued Mrs. Bessie M. McCulloh "from the same floor. sale from Hagerstown, pleaded for a suspension of the increase—described by Francis H. Urner, their attorney, as a "rale raid." Williamsporl's water bill probably will go up in November from $728 to $1,214. according to estimates made by Warren M. Seymor, Jr., superintendent of its utility department. The higher figure, he said, is more than it now collects from the residents who get water service. . . • • • • Urner fold the commission Funkstown finds itself in a similar "intolerable" situation. HAVING A PARTY? Now Available! J Private Rooms for any tin PARTY • Banquets of any size, Wedding Receptions, Cocktail Parties, etc. Inquire of . . . Anton's * k Ft. Cumberland Hotel k Dining Room-Coffee Shop lJtrj ions. criticism by the Council president and accused of being a publicity seeker, led his supporters from the chamber. A short time later, the Council adopted a favorable report on the 163 million dollar budget for next year. The budget will require a 1956 tax rate of S3.13 per $100 of assessed valuation, an increase of 8 cents over the present rate and a new record high. The pay increases remained in- .act. The blowup came while Hyman 'ressman, a Baltimore attorney ivho makes an avocation of snapping at the heels of public officials vhen he thinks they're doing the public wrong, was criticizing pro- josed increases for City Council, he mayor and other top city offic- als. He said the 1956 budget shows 'the Board of Estimates and the ^ity Council gave each other raises —right after they were elected— vhen they had only served during vacation." City Council Abramson rapped sharply with his|death. Draft Of Zoning Law Completed ROCKVILLE, Md.. Dec. 6 Ml The Montgomery County Council was told today that the final version of the proposed upper county zoning ordinance is finished. The new draft will be presented on Saturday to the upper county planning commission, said Councilman Charles H. Jamison, a member of the planning group, Jamison added the effective date of the long-delayed, controversial ordinance—nosv set at Jan. 10— may face further postponement in order to allow public hearings on the new version drawn by consultant Irving C. Root. The council today authorized a maximum payment of $4,500 for Root, hired Oct. 1, on a ?50-a-day aasis. 4-H Group To Meet The Allegany County Junior 4-11 Extension Club will meet today at 8 p.m. in the county farm agent's office in Allegany County Court House. THE MOST TBEASUREO NAM£ IN.PERFUME CHANEL MEDICAL ARTS PHARMACY Thirty Three North Liberty FEATURE TIMES 12:34 . 2:7? - 4:23 6:17 - 8:11 - 10:05 ALL HONEY ON THE OUTSIDE... ALL FURY ON THE INSIDE! Barry SULLIVAN- Betsy PALMQt Tempers Flare Over Budget In Baltimore Top Cily Officials Grant Themselves Increase In Salary BALTIMORE iffi — Tempers flared over proposed pay increases r or top city officials yesterday, searing the decorum of City Council's hearing on the proposed 1956 sudget. A speaker. halted in mid- Obituary (Continued from Page 13) membership in Fulton-Myers Post 153, American Legion. The body is at the Hafer Funeral dome where services will be conducted Friday at 2 p. m. by Rev. harles E. Walden, pastor of Met' ropolitan AME Church. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Eva Mickey LOCH LYNN-Mrs. Eva Mickey, 73, died Monday in Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland. Born in Nelsonville, Ohio, she vas a daughter of the late F. K. and Addie (Greathouse) Boring. Mrs. Mickey was a member of ,och Lynn United Brethren Church and the Rebekahs. Surviving are a brother, John Mickey, Loch Lynn, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body is at the Bolden Funeral Home, Oakland. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Loch Lynn United Brethren Church by Rev. George Simpson and Rev. Blair Burr. Interment will be in Bayard, W. Va., Cemetery. Wilfong Funeral Services for Otis Wilfong, 63, of 115 Harrison Street, who died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Kight Funeral Home. Rev. Harry G. Hager. pastor of Central Methodist Church, will officiate and interment will be in Zion Memorial Burial Park, Born at Harman. W. Va., a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Arbogasl) Wilfong. he had resided here 22 years. His wife, Mrs. President Leon Frances Wilfong, preceded him in ACROSS 1 Baked Virginia —— 4 He entertains at meals ' 8 Breakfast cereal 12 Exist 13 Pen name of Charles Lamb 14 What yeast dough does 15 Possessive pronoun 16 Good fight seats 18 English poet 20 Notions 21 Dessert is usually the meal's 22 Sea eagle 24 Mark 26 His legs make a meal 27 Marble avel and told Pressman: "You vill conduct yourself as a gentle- nan. You are just a publicity iceker." A roar of disapproval came from 'ressman's followers. And he :tomped oul of the hearing room, ihouling: "I won't stay to be in- iulted." His followers joined him in an- ithcr room for an impromptu neeting. Abramson called out: "Lei's not lave any rabble rousing in here. ?he raise for your councilmen is ;o insignificant that it doesn't amount to anything." When laughter greeted his state- Tien, the president said: "You're ;oing to listen to me. That same man who ran oul of here is the Surviving are two sons, Slanley Wilfong, this cily, and Robert Wilfong, Mexico: two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Banker and Miss Violet Wilfong, both of Canton Ohio; a .sister, Mrs. Carrie Papi, Mogadore, Ohio, and a brother, John Wilfong, RD 1, Ridgeley. Wellon Funeral WESTERNPORT — Services for Miss Caroline V. Welton, 79, former resident who died Monday in Fairmont, W. Va., will be conduct ed tomorrow at 2 p. m. at the Boal Funeral Home here. Rev. Robert M. Campbell, pastor of Piedmont Presbyterian Church, will officiate and interment will be in Philos Cemetery. Mrs. Addie F. Fryer Uniform State Assessments Plan Backed Group Also Would Cut Percentages Of Taxes Given To Subdivisions BALTIMORE W — A subcommittee of the Legislative Council today called for uniform property assessments throughout Maryland to bring into balance State aid for public schools. It also recommended that the tatc reduce slightly the percentage of income tax it now returns to political subdivisions in order to ;ive the State more money for its own fiscal operations. The recommendations were con-1 aincd in a report to the council | by the subcommittee on State and ocal fiscal relationships headed by :en. William S. James (D-Harford). Noting that aid to schools is jased on property assessments vhich vary from 25 to CO per cent f full cash value in political subdivisions, the subcommittee said: To Work Inequities "So long as this situation exists, our State educational program will vork Inequities by favoring those urisdictions which undervalue their property for tax purposes against hose which assume their full re- iponsibilities, by making fair and reasonable assessments. "Although the dollar volume of State aid so affected is not large, he principle of equality is highly mportant and it is being flouted at the present time." State aid to Baltimore City and he counties totaled 534,004,969 lastj iscal year, with $28,409,054 goingjpi$/£ o the counties in sharply varyingj amounts. To Provide Balance The subcommittee said the origi- lal purpose of State school aid aws was to provide a balance between populous areas where the i Florence Fryer, 84, widow of John same man who threw garbage onj r . l T r A M 7 \ \Z i« m =,,, n r-c rfn n «i nn a n,7n,in J J- Fryer, died Monday _ at hei . anything! he mayor's doorstep . or publicity." Pressman, to back up his charge hat Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro vas responsible for a strike of gar- sage collectors, once spread refuse m the mayor's doorstep. Others criticized the proposed aises from $4,200 to $6,500 for city councilmen and increases for he mayor, council president, city solicitor, treasurer and others. During Pressman's kangaroo neeting in the other chamber, some persons complained that the proposed raises are out of proper- .ion to the 7!4 per cent increases 'or rank-and-file city workers. Pressman circulated petitions asking" for a charter amendment .hat would nullify the raises and require that future pay increases :e subject to voter approval. home here following an illness of three weeks. Born at Wayncsboro. Pa., a daughter of the late Jacob and Mary (Heefner) Summers, she had resided here 13 years. Survivors include a son, Earl 0. Fryer. Ridgeley. The body is at the Suler Funeral Home where services will be conducted tomorrow at 1 p. m. by Rev. Dr. Earl Redding. Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. Lottery Charge Follows Raid BALTIMORE Iff)—Philip S. Sil bert, 41, was charged with main' taining a lottery yesterday after a raid on an apartment which police described as a "lottery hcadquar tcrs" for a "very large operation.' Officers seized large amounts o: cash, long sheets filled with numbers and conventional lottery slips. Much of it was found in SilbeiTs automobile parked nearby. Raiders broke the apartment door down with a. maul. Silbcrt was arraigned and a hear ing was set for Dec. 15 in Central Police Court. Reports Feature Council Meeting A balance of $11,480.29 was reported in the general fund, and a balance of $2,811.53 in the watei and sewer fund, at a meeting of the Ridgeley Council last night. Police Chief Harry L. Delrick turned over'$81.50 from fines anc forfeitures assessed during Novem ber. Chief Dctrick also rcportcc making eight arrests for speeding last month, one for reckless driv ing. three for failure to stop a designated signs, three for passin at intersections and nine for incor rcct parking. A complete report of investiga tions and activities by his depart ment was also submitted by Chie Detrick. Catholic Church To Build New Church And Hall SALISBURY Ml — The Catholic Church plans to build, a new $200,000 church here and a 530,000 hall in Ocean City, Msgr. Eugene T, Stout announced yesterday. The St. Francis dc Sales Church here, built in, 1938 and enlarged twice, will continue to be used as a chapel. The new church will scat iOO, some 200 more than the present building. The hall will be built near the recently completed Holy Saviour Church in Ocean Citv. Rotary Club To Hold Annual Dinner Event The annual Fathcr-Son-Daughter dinner of the Cumberland Rotary "Hub will be held Wednesday. December M at 6:30 p. in. at '.he Cumberland Country Club. In Wheel Chair On Way To Manila The Easton, Pa., couple who say they want to get to Manila in the Philippines to hear a faith healer passed through Cumberland on their way. Daniel Counterman, 22. was pushing his invalid wife. Dawn also 22, in a wheel chair in below freezing temperatures. , Through Bowling Green, residents went to the highway and chatted with the couple. Mealtime | Ariiwtr to Previous Puzzle 56 Require 57 French plural article DOWN 1 Exclamations 2 Opera tic solo 3 Emissary 4 King of Judea (Bib.) 5 Medley 6 Wrongdoer 23 Mechanical 7 Child's game man 8 Supposed bad 24 Folds cook 9 Be bome 10 On the briny deep 11 Cape 17 Vocalizer 33 Showed fury 38 Envoy 40 Marks 25 Arrow poison 41 Sound 26 Wilted 42 Halt 27 In the morning 43 Jason's ship 28 Entry in a 44 Small pastry 46 Chest rattle 47 Glacial ice 19 Show contempt ledger 29 Couches 31 Used for fruit drinks 48 Turns right 50 Moving truck 32 Rebuke 34 Looked! closely 35 Declaimed 36 Indian weight 3'7 Warm, as butter 3 9 Chews a meal without teeth 40 Metallic vein 41 Animal doctor (coll.) 42 Shiny fabric 45 Rating 49 South African province 51 Born 52 Monster 53 Gudrun's husband 54 Hail! 55 Used to cook a meal (pi.) 34 5Z 55 50 53 35 33 Hooper Resigns axable wealth is large "against the moral right of each student to •eceive equal educational advantages in areas where the population and taxable wealth are small." "Unless assessments are uniform throughout the stale, the pro;ram will operate unfairly," it said. The subcommittee recommended ihat this uniformity be achieved through "strong administrative action" of the State Tax Commission. This can be done "in the form of expanded supervision of local as- icssors by skilled supervisory personnel" of the state commission, the report said. Post For State CHARLESTON, W. Va. Wl—The Conservation Department an- lounced today the resignation of Paul Hooper, who has served the past 16 months as assistant chief of fish management in charge of 'ederal aid projects, research and 'isheries investigations. The department said Hooper is .eaving Dec. 21 for Boston, where :ie will take a regional' biologist's position with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Oldest Engineer (Continued from Page 13) :he engineers would work by the .rip, and not the day. The engineers would be assigned certain engines, and whenever the engine was scheduled for a run, the engineer would go along, no matter how little rest he had. At one Lime, Tipton made si.x; round trips to Adams during one week, giving iiim only three hours of sleep. The engineers at that time were paid ?2.50 per trip. 1936 Toughest Year Tipton's toughest year was 1936 when he worked 3D6 "railroad" days. The railroad figure: 100 miles as a day's work. Tipton said his wife has also spent 52 years "working the railroad." They were married in 1901, and since that time about the only thing she has gotten done is pack sandwiches for her bus band. In announcing his retirement. Mr. Tiplon joins his two brothers John Tipton. Cumberland, retiree several years ago after teaching school and serving as assistan superintendent of A 11 e g a n v County's schools, while his othei brother, Burt Tipton. is also re tired and residing in Hyndman. Mr. Tipton has had a remarkable career with the railroad, and hi; Hurt In Home Fall Mrs. Gertrude Reis, 73, of 421 Beall Street, was admitted yesterday to Sacred Heart Hospital for X-rays and observation of an injury to her left leg suffered in a fall' from a ladder at her home. Attaches report her in "good" condition. ability has been proven by the fact that he never in 52 years saw a man injured on the railroad. After 52 years and seven months of "riding the rails," Mr. Tipton would do only one thing if he had two bucks .... get married and find a job on the railroad. r __ Help Fight TB , Buy Your CHRISTMAS TREE from the Lions Club and help some child see. Trees on sale in many communities Saturday, Dec. 17th LOOK.. I Buy Christmas Seals. J Send in Your Contribution TODAY Buy and Use Christmas Seals . . . Fight Tubercu/os/s / SUPER 4Q Enroll Your Child in an APPROVED DANCE STUDIO! Dixon Dance Studio Approved by Md. State Board of Education Also a N.A.D.D.A. approved teacher For Information Call PArkview 4-2939 12:00 . 1:45 3:30 - 5:40 7:45 - 9:55 VIOLENT DAYS! VOLUPTUOUS NIGHTS! • PHONE PA 4-0370 « IUSTY TAIE OF THE WEST MOST VIOLENT RANGE WAR! * PLUS: HIT NO. 2 IN COLOR! tEW AYRES — MARILYN MAXWEU " " NEW MEXICO THE HUNT— OVER 100,000 MIIESI THE TRAP— NO BUUETS, NO ESCAPEI STARTS FRIDAY! Home Style Cooking as you like it! HOME MADE PIES IROOK'S CA I E 77 N. Centre St. Cumberland Couple Hurt Near Rockville ROCKVILLE — A Cumberland couple suffered minor injuries a recent morning when their car skidded on ice into a power pole on Route 240 north of Rockville, according to Montgomery County Police. They were identified as Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Seitz. Seitz received facial cuts; hfs wife was treated for shock at the Bethesda Naval Medical Center. Police said the car was driven by Mrs. Seitz. OF ALLECANY COUNTY, MARYLAND NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS flj SEALED PROPOSALS FOR PAINTING, DECORATING AND IMPROVING THE MAIN AND AUXILIARY COURT ROOMS, IN THE COURT HOUSE BUILDING, CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND. Scaled bids will be received by th« County Commissioners of AUegany County...Maryland, until the 30th day of December, 1955. at 10:30 A. M., by' its Clerk, the undersigned, whose address is the Court House, Cumberland, Maryland, for painting, decorating and improving the Main and Auxiliary Court Rooms in the Court House Building, located on Prospect Square, Cumberland. Maryland, in accordance with certain General Specifications, dated November 15, 1955, prepared under the direction of the County Commissioners of • • Allegany County, Maryland. . • Said Specifications will be available on and after December 1, 1955, at the office of the undersigned Clerk, in the Court House, Cumberland, Maryland, to whom requests for additional information should b y c. made. Bids must be submitted with a Certified Check for S500.00 for each project, or a total of Sl.000.00 on composite bid for both projects, payable to the County Commissioners of Ailegany County, this check to be returned to the successful bidder or bidders upon execution of'con- tract or contracts for the work. Other • checks to be returned to unsuccessful bidders after tabulation of bids. Bids must be made on bid approval forms accompanying the .Specifications and must be marked "Painting, Decorating and Improving Main and Auxiliary Court Rooms" on the outside of envelope. Successful bidder or bidders will be required to furnish bond in the total amount of the contract price, said bond to be with a Bonding Company licensed to do business in the State of Maryland and to be approved by the County Commissioners of Ailegany* County. Evidence of Workmen's Compensation and public liability insurance must be furnished, and the Contractor must comply with all Federal, State and Local regulations. Labor rates must be fieured at prevailing hourly wage rates in the vicinity at the date of the contract. The County Commissioners of Allegany County hereby reserve the right to reject anv or .ail bids or to accept "anv. COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ALLEGANY COUNTY, MARYLAND By James G. Stevenson, Clerk. Adv. Dec. T—7-14. Display Classified WHITACRE'S CUMBERLAND MATTAO I Snltt and Sorvlc* I 31 N. M«hanic St. STORM Doors & Windows Venetian Blinds custom made, cleaned—repaired Awnings Draperies & Drapery Rods] Ornamental Iron Railings , John E, Sharp & Co.J 401 N. Mechanic PA 2-7620^ a QUARTER Down is ALL You Pay for a New 1956 WHAT A STAR-STUDDED DOUBLE BILL! WIRE No GELS JANE CHARLTON WYMAN-HESTON, PETER USTINOV Joan Bennett, Basil Rathbonc GALLANT -CLAIRE THELMA TREVOR -RITTER ALL IN VISTAVISION C010R BY TECHNICOLOR.. 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