Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on May 17, 1957 · Page 11
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 11

Cumberland, Maryland
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Friday, May 17, 1957
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Local ._ Contict Member Associoted Press I 1 i! North Branch Road Closed By Project Counly Receives Report ,011 Strength g Of Narrows Uridge The North Branch Road in the vicinity of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company plant will be closed for about a week while the Hazelwood Construction Company is installing a drainage system across the roadway. C, M. Sanner, an official of the Hazelwood firm, appeared before the Allegany County Commissioners today to obtain permission to temporarily close the road while the work is in progress. Residents of the area will be able lo use parl of the new access road into the PPG plant location while the North Branch Road is closed. The access road is almost completed. The commissioners also re ceivcd an analysis of the structural- strength o! the Locust Grove bridge across Wills Creek from the Cumberland Ccmen and Supply Company. The company wants to use fht structure in transporting heavy equipment into the quarry i operates in the area. The coun ty board asked thai Ihe analysi be made and the proposed strengthening of (he bridge be outlined before permission for its use is granted. The analysis was prepared by the Glenn C. Hancock firm of architects, Charleston. W. Va. R. W. Haworth was the engineer The Netvtpaue his bedroom by a Confederate troop known as McNcill's Rangers from Moorefield. The over .head bridge on the left passed over George Street and connected with the St.' Nicholas Hotel where the MeMullen Building stands" Vlakinn Plans For~The Home Second Section )isp Bill SITE OF CAPTURE - This is the Windsor Hotel as it looked in the 1880s and just about the way it appeared in 1865 (then known as Hie Barnum .Hotel) when Gen. Benjamin F. Kelley of the U. S. Army was captured in Byrd Begins His Campaign 3 For Governor Calls For Democrats To Adopl Program To Offer To Voters Work Advances Republicans llii I if/. It i At fie* • who made the analysis. Complete Democrats are at il again. data has been given the commissioners and this is being turned to J. Walker Chapman, a candidate-rich struggle which! supervisor, for has as its goal the nominations' Counly roads checking. E.T. Beaclile) Named Head OfPTAGroup Elmer T. Beachley was elected president of the LaVale School Parent-Teacher Association last night in the school. Ralph Taylor presided at the election in which these other officers were chosen,—Paul A. Buchanan, first vice president; Donald H. Black, second vice- ,j|j?sidei!t; Mrs. Robert W. Dfggs :rctary, and Mrs. Preston C at slake in the next primary clec- ion—still one year, one month and six days away. Dr. H. C. Byrd last night opened his campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination w i t h scarcely a ripple on the political waters. State Comptroller J, Millard Tawcs, an announced candidate or the same nomination, suggested that the Annapolis Municipal election next Tuesday is a barometer which will predict the party's future. Fix. treasurer. The officers were Inslallec men: Fall project, Mr. and by Robert Jones, member of the faculty of Frostburg Slate Teachers College. The new president appointed Ihe following committee chair . . . — Mrs Raymond Kammauf; spring festi val, Mr. and Mrs. Henry K Duke; home room parents, Mr and Mrs. Donald Paulman. Playground, Mr. and Mrs Chauncey M. Sanner; building Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Hall; safely Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Barb health; Mr. and Mrs. Jeromi Farber. Hospitality, Mr. and Mrs. Pau_ G. Angle: publicily, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Irwin; publics tions, Mr. and Mrs. Harold the Brooks; program. Mr. -and Mrs Straw. Membership, Mr. and Mrs. torious. BALTIMORE Maryland Without a shadow of a doubt. On Two Fields The Recreation Department, with cooperation of trucks and workmen from the Street Department, is filling in the outfield of the Thomas S. Post Playground bail field. Dirt is being obtained from Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company site, according to Gene Mason, acting rec director. Mason said the outfield section lias never been in good condition. is involved inj The area will be smoothed and rolled to make it playable during Sec Barometer [he summer. In the fall it will be seeded and regularly main tained by the city. Work on the erection of bleachers at Penn Avenue field is also underway, Mason said. One o: the bleachers involved will sea! 1,500 and another 500. These are to be used, in addition to regular ball games, for the PTA festiva at the school next week. Mason said that the South Cum berland Business Men's Associa tion will provide volunteer labor next week lo make temporarj repairs to the Penn Avenue fcnc in connection with its Fun Kai A member of the Democrats'!,, ' ' to be held there beginning Maj youlh'faction suggested C. Ferdinand Sybcrt as prime! gubernatorial timber. And a party sage, State Sen. Louis N. Phipps of Anne Arundel County, said: "I sometimes wish we had a boss . . , A good boss would be a blessing to the Democratic Party. We have not had a good boss and a victory since , Tin Company Worker Dies In Hospital Dr. Byrd. former University of Maryland president who was the unsuccessful Democratic gubernatorial nominee in 1954, addressed his initial speech this campaign to about 40 persons at a Third District Independent Democratic Club meeting here. Byrd Wants Program "I doubt very much if the (Democratic! party has any program now," Byrd said. He said Democrats should work A former employe of the N. i r. . ,V "'., "" "" G. Taylor Company linplate miu! bcir S held wh.le Gov. J h»r. Rnhnrt u a ii <:„„{« « «ri ls out ° f f| ie country. here, out a program "so we can tell A former employe of the N T . For 1958 Race Candidates Not Topic; Leaders Admit GOP Faces Hard Fight BALTIMORE W — Maryland Republicans, who won't have two stalwart vote getters topping next year's general election ballot gathered today to map prelimi nary plans for 1358. Next year's election, GOP lead ers resdily admit, will be tougher than the 1936 campaign. Since 1958 is an off-year eiec .ion. President Eisenhower w ALL DRESSED UP — Clerks in a number of stores are going all-out in their cooperation to make Cumberland's Old Fashioned Bargain Days a big success by lending atmosphere to the sales in dressing in styles of years ago. The Cumberland Retail Merchants Association is offering $1,000 in prizes for the top old fashioned costumes—and the contest is open to store employes as well as the public. Judging LaSalle Men |c To Pick Top Lay Leader , U. S. senator, seven congressional seats and members of the General Assembly. But D. Eldred Hinehart, chairman of the Republican Slate Com mittee, said candidates would not be discussed at today's meeting "We'll discuss the political situation in Ihe stale and try to find out how we stand in the various subdivisions," he said. He said there is no significance in the fact that the meeting is McKeldin ine urtaxiast program will "«"• be held in the St. Patrick's Social] HOTT—Marvin . A., 42, Spring Center following the 8:30 mass! field. at St. Patrick's and the commit-| M A NclI SO—Samuel, 81, Frost tee on arrangements, headed by *"""" Brother Nicholas, F.S.C., moderator of the group, is making arrangements 10 accommodate 150 guests. Pastors of fhe 11 Catholic parishes in the Cumberland tri-state area will each submit one name io the selection committee, and the award winner rt Hall Scott. 65. of •5909 Fait Avenue. Baltimore, diedj " Wc lried lo get together sev- this morning in Johns Hopkinsi" 31 tlme ? tt ' n ' le "ie governor was Lr n ^ n :i n l hprp." Rinphnrt cr>M rinn ™*,r- n ~ Hospital. Mr. Scott came to Cumberland here," Rinehart said. One reason the meeting is being held now instead o! after McKeldin returns in 1913 and was employed by the !" ad ° [,-£*",'? re ' Urns firm until the plant was closed , fr °Tp Ur °£r Ma i' 27 ' s tot Mary. bv Reoublic Steel Comosnv in ! and Re P«blic_ans are to take part - nounced by Raymond T. (Pat) Farrell, committee chairman. The award, the first of its kind n this area, will be a gold cruci- r ix, about 18 inches high, mounted on a maple base. people 'here's what the • • " —- ••-•— iyt:iiLui:im]i: rally Manus lor Robert Jones and .Miss Mary an d then work to make the pro Democratic Party stands for'." Mrs. Preston Fix. and Mr. and McKeldin's budget as "so far be- n u m__,. 'ond what we could see ten years i go that it is time wo began to Richard Loar; budget. Mr. an Mrs. Donald Black. It was voted that a farewell gift should be given the school by the sixth grade instead of an achievement award. Miss Anne Dixon's first grade won the attendance award. Refreshments were served by the first grade mothers. The speaker after the election was William Donahue, vocational He criticized Republican .Gov. guidance director gany High School. from Alle- Term Suspended By Local Judge Chief Judge George Henderson term in the ook at it in a realistic way on a old-blooded basis of whether the ost for each service is justified." Byrd urged party unity, saying: 'Let's get together, work together, and slay logether." It was Slate Sen. William S. lames of Harford County, who suggeslcd Sybcrt for governor. "If the Democratic Parly ex- iccts to win the general election," he said, "it must elect men in vhom the people have confidence. n order lo get such men, it must jo to the younger elements of the party for candidates." James Might Run James said he might seek the penitentiary imposed on Raymond Gallagher on March 18 in connection with a check passing'scheme in which several other men were involved. The order staled that Galla ghcr would have lo refrain from intoxicants, cannot own or operate an automobile, and must not associate with David Gallagher. Glenn Stoutfcr and Alfred Cannon who were involved in the bad _chargc. The three men mcn- oned also received prison terms The men passed a check at Ruth's Tavorn with Stouffcr doing the actual check passing while the others were invotvcc in the scheme and shared in the loot. The order slates that the sus pension becomes effective June 15. Raymond Gallagher is at the penitentiary. Bunch, 36-year-old porter at . Deiitsches Haus, has been Heymann, 70-year-old president o the German-American restauran Xnd social hall hcrc.y by Republic Steel Company in- ,,, „•„,-,,,,.',',;" •"••• -T37 m the GOP National Committee's „' . , , . , . . , regional conference in New Jer- He had been supenntendent of sey May 24 with Republicans the un house for the Taylor firm ( rom Ncw Y ork Delaware New when he was transferred to War- Jcrscy and Pennsylvania ' ren, Ohio, as superintendent of he tin house for Republic Sleel Butler May Run "We felt we would be belter able to report on the current Maryland situation at Trenton il we held our state meeting at this time," the stale chairman said. While no formal discussion ol candidales was planned, the subject was almost certain to crop up informally, A rumor has been circuiting that Sen. Butler, who won re-elec —..— nivo i.uln tu IILa^t; UIU tl[U- I'll. OVUIL- l^^l^l) 111 1UO3 IO gram effective if the party is vie- go with Crown Cork and Seal "ompany in Baltimore as super- nlendent of the tin house, a posi- ion he held until his retirement in his 65th birthday November 17. He and his family resided in .aVale for a number of years before moving to Warren. He is survived by his wife, the Garden; a son, James Robert Scolt, and a daughter, Mrs. Betty Dietrich, all ol Baltimore. A native of Philadelphia, he was Murder Charge 11 win uvemuw inio me resi ot BALTIMORE W — Meandrow the state because Annapolis is the ney general, providing Sybert doesn't seek re-election. He proposed Sybert for governor and State Sen. John Grason Turnbull of Baltimore County, a leader ol the party's younger set, for the U. S. Senate. This gave rise to speculation of a slate rounded out by Senate President Louis Goldstein (D- Calvcrl) for comptroller. Goldstein has said he probably will seek state-wide office, but hasn'l decided which one. Comptroller Tawes. who wants a promotion to governor, spoke at a meeting in Annapolis on behalf of Democratic candidates in next Tuesday's municipal election. With scarcely a reference to the StateAvide campaign, Tawes said the Annapolis election "is the first election since the adjournment of the Legislature and in my opinion a very important election." "If Annapolis turns in a great Democratic victory," Tawes said, "il will overflow into the rest of here. Mr. Scolt resigned in 1D39 to n Baltimore. He also belonge .n Cumberland Lodge, 271, LOO The body will be at the Moran _„.._. .. ,. t v ^ U1| I,,,, ti4v*mi aiuik*;i vi juuiiu >vuicjtjs, anc Funeral Home, Potomac and East John Derr, 46-year-old mayor ol Baltimore streets, Baltimore. year, may be interested in leaving the Senate to run for governor next year. Others mentioned as likely member; Frank Small Jr., for mer congressman and corn mis Frederick. will be done from photographs lo be taken by a roving photographer today, tomorrow and Monday, the days of the sales. .The picture above shows three well known store? employes ready lo make their bids for-jirizes. Left to right are Mrs. Julia Holchkiss, Elwood F Foltz and sirs. Ilettie (Scarlett O'flara) Martin, the latter a real transplanted rebel from Augusta, Georgia. on the ticket. And Gcv. , m . Keldin is barred by the State con- dilution from seeking a third erm. Discuss Situation Vi ilhout these two vole- ~ —.,....-.. .,.,. u —- omuii, vymu. awaroea §4375 yesterday bv atlracting names on the ballot, EC?lec! . od and honored Sunday|FOLK—Mrs. Rosina, 61, former jury in Mineral Counly Circui the Republicans must find by next mornln o at the annual Men of firnnKviiip roctrinnt r._.'_i _i ,-_.. , spring candidates for governor. Land Dispute Award Made ALBRIGHT—Mrs. Elizabeth, 82. Fairchancc, Pa. . r TJ p f^ f~\ CARK-lnfant son of Mr. and 111 JJOCU V Mrs. Lindsey Carr, Parsons. Western Maryland's outstand- COLEMAN—Mrs. James G., 61, ng Catholic layman will bcJ Akron, Ohio. communion breakfast. The breakfast program will Grantsville resident. HOSE—Mrs. Hazel, 72, Moore field. be an- burg. PHILUPS—Milton J., 85, of 54 Cromwell Terrace. POHTER—Edward G., 70, Eck hart. SHOUP&-Mrs. John C., 76, of 18 North Smallwood Street. Edward G. Porter FROSTBURG — Edward-G. 'Mike) Porter. 70, Eckhart Mines, died this morning in Miners Hospital following a lin gering illness. He was the son of the late Charles W. and Margaret (Beal) Porter and was a native of Edc- John J. Long, iminediale past £,"."" — """ " """"- " 1J " V " president of the Men of LaSalle I will serve as toastmaster. Honor! Ite is survived by three brofh- ^lests will include Mayor Thomas ers ' Harry and Jesse Porter, D'Alesandro, of Baltimore, who' Canton " Onio ' and Dewey Porter will be presented for a short talk "-"" '-'— "' former Judge William C. Frostburg, two sisters. Miss Fannie Porter, Eckhart. and Mrs, Walsh. Members of this year's Bertha Long, Frostburg. graduating class will also be! He was a retired railroad con- honored. - ductor of the C and P Railroad. Brother Francis Philip, who was a member of Eckhart Methodist stalioned at LaSalle High School here about 1948. will be the principal speaker. He is now serving as professor of English at LaSalle Hall, Ammendale ,. Rt. Rev, Msgr. Lawrence J. in, .in.*, nj^gi. jj<nvitfijLe t/. * llv - nuu,» ,,it Kilkenny, pastor of St. Patrick's Funeral Home. Church and the Brotherhood ol Railroad Trainmen. He is a veteran of World War I and a member of Farrady Post 24 American Legion. The body will be at the Durst Church and rural dean of Western Maryland, will be the celebrant of the mass Local Man Cliargetl In Morals Action A 21-year-old man today waiv .1 i-i-j..oi-v«\j man iu<ia> wtatv uieu bLiium leacner. nib \\nt ed a hearing in Trial Magistrates Mrs. Sarah Phillips, died fiv — .--^ ...wu. u>,*.b i.<\(.\.uvj* c auu lul- *-ki a llcclnu£ 111 1 1 IdJ l>l(llgl:>Ll<llt?£» mer State Roads Commission Court on a charge of carnally knowing a 14-year-old girl Otis Walls Jr. prayed a jury sioner of motor vehicles, and trial and posted $],000 bond for MiKon J. Phillips Milton James Phillips. £5. died today at the home of a daughter. Mrs. William C. Wilgus, with whom he resided at 545 Cromwel Terrace. Born in Meyersdalc, a son of the' late James and Lucy (Jenkins) Phillips, he was a re tired school teacher. His wife his appearance at the next term <->. »mi nuiv<«u i-mmm. uui of Allegany County Circuit Court.) (Continued on Page 20) years ago. Surviving, in" addition to his daughter, arc a sen, Howard S Phillips; three brothers. Charles A. and Howard Phillips, both o stale capilal." Other speakers at the meeting, charged with murdering Heinz attended by about 230 persons, included Rep. Lankford (D-Md), Goldstein and Sen. Phipps who expressed his wish for a party boss. MEN OF T,ASAU,E INSTALL — The Men of LaSalle installed officers and made final plans for Sunday morning's communion breakfast at a meeting last .night at Carroll Hall. Left to right are George W. Lovcnstein, treasurer; John J. Long, retiring preside'nl; Brother Nicholas, moderator of Ihe group and chair- man of the committee arranging tor the breakfast following Sunday's 8:30 mass at St. Patrick's Church; Frederick D. Stitcher, the new president, ami Thomas J. Struntz. the new vice president. Reservations are still being accepted for the breakfast by members ol Ihe commutes. The John Long heirs wer iwarded $4,375 yesterday by inirt at Keyser for 2,06 acres o and in the Pattersons Cree section. The action came atle esiirnony in a condemnation su jrought by the BfcO Railroa Company to obtain the tract. The verdict was considered su prising .by-many court observer in view of the fact that the reaso the case was in court was b cause the BSD considered a pr ,'ious commissioners' award i3,000 as excessive. The railroad is seeking Ihe Ian o extend and grade its right-o vay just east of Pattersons Creek nvolved was one tract of 1.3 acres of grazing land and anothe ract of .74 acres which the rai •oad claimed had been covere vith fill and ballast for more tha 20 years, and the title to whic was in dispute. After hearing 17 witnesses o ath sides for less than two days he jury took slightly more tha seven hours to reach a verdict The jurors deliberated for abou 40 minutes Tuesday afternoo after getting the case. Then de iberations were resumed ycster day with the verdict being ai nounced about 3:30 p. m. During the course of the test nony, Herbert Long, one of th leirs, said he considered the lau vorth $6.300, which was the ap >arent amount the Longs wer isking. Attorneys James H. Swadley Tr., Keyser, and William Dout if the Bi-O legal departmen represented the railroad, whil Attorneys Howard P. Shores Keyser, and Ralph Haines, Rom ncy, represented the Longs. No indication has yet bee made that the railroad would ap >eal the verdict to the Wes Virginia Slate Supreme Court. Vault Room Work Planned The Allegany Counly Board „ Commissioners today authorize specifications to be drawn up fo a ventilating system for the vau room at the Court House which i being used by Ihe Assessing De parlmenl. There arc no windows in th room and county employes wJ work in the room must do s under uncomfortable condition The spec! licat ions will I drawn by John Trestle, local a condition and heating conlracto The commissioners received request from Simon F. Piper f< repairs on the Wagner Road ne; his property. The matter w; referred to J. Walker Chapmai roads supervisor. The board also approved i order of the County Health D partment in which a proper! owner at Corriganville was givi 15 days to eliminate the seepag of sewage onto Ihe highway. Injured Man 'Good' Kyle Diehl, 32. of 415 Fa; Street, is reported in "good" co dilion this morning at Memori Hospital. An employe of the Co solidated Engineering Compan he had X-rays taken yesterd, >ute Over Aired In Court Man Seeks 825,000 Damages; Case Moved From Hugerstown Testimony in a $25,000 damage it brought against a Hagers- vn policeman for malicious asecution was started today in rcuil Court before a jury. As- :iate Judge Morgan C. Harris presiding. The case was re- oved here from Washington ounty. Thomas M. Miller, who oper- es television sales and service isiness, is asking the damages am Norman Gerberich, who so has a TV business in ad- lion to his law enforcement job. The dispute all began with a II of $6.07 which was paid by rs. Alice M. Cox, of Hagers- >wn, who is a third party de- ndant in the case. Mrs. Cox day testified on behalf of Miller. Paid At Business Site Miller's place of business had "ta used by Gerberich up until ur months before the bill-pay- incident occurred. Mrs. ' testified that she went to he store in (he belief that she as at the Gerberich business ace to pay the $6.07 bill. At ie time, sho said. Miller was usy with several customers, nd he marked the bill "paid in ill" and took the money. Later, she said, a service man >r Gerberich called at her home i collect the bill, she said she ad paid it. After describing here she went and the man ) whom she had handed the mney, the service man inform- d her she had gone to the •rang business place. She said Gerberich then came ) her home and told her that tiller denied she had paid him he money. Then .Gerberich said e would take her to Miller's lace, she testified, but on the 'ay he said: "First we'll see the lagistrate". Warrant Ohlaincd Mrs. Cox said they went to the nagistrale's office and Gerberich id the talking. "I didn't know \-e intended to get a warrant" he stated. She did admit under ross examination by Edward J. Ryan, one of Gerberich's attorneys, that she swore to the warrant before the magistrate. In his opening statement to the wry Ryan said Gerberich had befriended Miller, who had been in Hagerstowri less than a year. Ryan said that Mrs. Cox bar] sworn out the warrant and that. Officer Gerberich told fhe magis- rale that iie did not like to serve he warrant in view of the circumstances. He then took it to he police headquarters and gav t to Sgt. Edward Kuhlman. Ryan aid Officer Gerberich was then old by the sergeant to serve the varrant with Officer Harry Harle to accompany him. Miller was picked up and placed in a cell for several hours. At a hearing before the magis- rate later he was found not guit- y of false pretense in accepting he money from Mrs, Cox Fof- owing this, Miller brought the suit against the policeman claim- ng loss of business and damages 'loth professionally and personal- y- He said the story of his arrest was released to the radio and press. Side PTA Installs Heads James Wilson was installed president of the East Side School PTA fast night at the school. Others installed by Mrs. Lawrence Shafferman were: John Macfarland. vice president; Mrs. 3etty Natole, secretary; Mrs. Sherman Wealherholt, treasurer. Mrs. Emogene Smith led the iag salute, singing "America The Beautiful" and Ihe Lord's Prayer. Mrs. Weatherholc announced "Fun Night" would be held May 31. Eight volunteers who will at- end the PTA workshop at Frost- )urg are Mrs. Virginia Keller, i!rs. Evelyn Lillard. Mrs. N'alole, Mr. and Mrs. Macfarland. Mrs. KatMcen Kave, and Mrs. Martha Hansrote. The-Singing Sons sang. Miss 3rpha Ciark's room won the attendance award. Prize Winners Named hi Anniversary Event The following persons won con- esl prizes at the Green-Hartman, 198 North Centre Street, anniversary sale: L. H. Beall. 1036 Bedford Street; Mrs. Cessna, 124 Hanover Street; Robert 0. Nutter, 417 Piedmont Avenue; Mrs. Earl Smith, 903 Braddock Road; and Ralph W. Stein. 450 Walnut Street, all of Cumberland; John Getz. Wcllersburg. Pa.; Mrs. Wilma Kasecamp, Ellerslie: Mildred M. Robinson, 333 West Piedmont Street. Keyser; Harry Smouse, RD 1, Hyndman; and Mary Alrna Winters, Xfidland. Teach Al College Dr. W. Ardsll Haines, principal .._ — ..._j_ .„.,„. ,,™~.Jay of Allegany High School, and of his right shoulder, skull and Blanche Hinkle of Moorefield spine for injuries sustained when High School, have been named 1 •' lo the summer session teaching _ „.. „ staff for West Virginia Univer- pany plant. sily,

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