Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on February 1, 1952 · Page 9
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 9

Cumberland, Maryland
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Friday, February 1, 1952
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FROSTBURG-KEYSER And Tri-Slate Area iVews (9) Evening Times, Friday, February 1, 1952 City Finances Discussed At Kiwanis Meet KEYSER. W. Va.—Mayor Chester J. Compton, Elmer J. Hartman, commissioner of finance; Raymon Murray, commissioner of water and sewers, and Richard Herndon, commissioner of streets, alleys and buildings, were guaste of the Keyser Kiwanis Club at s. dinner meeting Wednesday night in the dining hall of First Methodist Church. The city officials gave statements concerning their troubles in caring for city business "on a 1930 budget during 1052." The council, Mayor Compton-said, with a low income and a heavy expense finds itself unable to do a good job without additional revenues. The matter of increased revenue was discussed by Mayor Compton. who said that council has been holding meetings outside the council chambers for the purpose of discussing and surveying the situation in the light of increasing the income through special taxation that is permissible under the state law governing municipalities. The mayor said he and the council hope to come up with something that will aid the city in paying its way, but under present conditions, there is no money with which to perform their duties satisfactorily to the citizens. Hartman called attention to the low wages paid to city employees, and added that it is the lowest paid In West Virginia, He said the council has $31,000 to carry on until the end of the fiscal year, whereas they should have at least $35,000 DAR Delegate Named By Unit ROMNEY, W. Va.—Mrs. J. Raymond Kirk, Romney. was named delegate to the Continental Congress at a recent meeting of South Branch Valley Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, at the New Century Hotel here. The national meeting will be held April 14-18 in Washington. . Mrs. Marion Judy and Mrs. Jeff I Grove, Petersburg, were elected first alternates, and Mrs. Marvin Williams and Mrs. George Arnold, Romney, second alternates. Mrs. S. A. McCoy, Morefield, regent, also expects to attend. Mrs. McCoy read excerpts from the state .regent's news letter, givin? suggestions for the work for the coming year, and Mrs. Arnold read the President General's recent messages. Mrs. Margaret Hoke. of the Romney High School faculty, gave two humorous readings from O. Henry. Legion Groups To Honor Four Hero Chaplains to meet sxper-s Murray called Central Hi Class Names Student Citizens Of Week LONACONING — Plans for the presentation of a three-act play in the near future were discussed at a recent meeting of the Art Club of Central High will be either "Goodnight, Ladies." A Leap Year dance will be held Friday, February 29, to raise funds for the club. Committee chairmen are Robert School. The play 'Our Miss Brooks" or ; KEYSER, W. Va.—Sunday will be i observed by American Legion posts iand their aftxiliaries as "Go to Church Sunday. Each v»*eran and auxiliary member has been urged to participate in the national church going movement, which was fathered • by Donald B. Wilson, national i American Legion commander, as a jday to pay honor to the "immortal ;four chaplains" who grave their lives i when the U. S. Transport Dorchester ! was torpedoed in the North Atlantic [during World War II. Fred W. Steward, commander of Boyce-Houser Post No. 41, together I with the president of the Post ! Auxiliary, are arranging for their i memberships to attend local (churches Sunday in line with the ! request of the national commander, ! who said at time of his proclamation : "We can prove our love of God and country by our everyday be- haviour and appreciation of the fact that, despite the present darkness of fear in the world, there is Divine Guidance if we will seek it. In recognition of the supremacy of God lies the security of our nation and the peace of mind of its people. "I hope that these services will be the beginning of a continuing movement of church attendance every Sunday and prayer to God every day." attention to the efficient water department, which is being operated under the lowest rate for municipal water plants in the state, paying its own way and helping" other departments. It is Impossible to raise rates, he said, because the state will not permit It. Herndon said streets of Keyser will need lots of repair this spring and summer, but there Is not enough money to do anything but patch work, and maybe not enough to do all of that. He said the street department needs new equipment to replace old and obsolete equipment, and added that men who can do good work cannot be hired because the pay Is too low. Mayor Compton said that the state limits municipalities in tax matters and thus ties the hands of city officials. He quoted from a letter from the president of the League of West Virginia Municipalities, who said that all municipalities are backward in improvements because of the power exercised by the state departments which take money that should be Moore, ticket sales; Robert Wilson and Lester Reiber, clean-up committee; Anna Mae Bishop, refreshments; Frances Schlereth, decorations, and Jack Doolan, orchestra. Murals are being painted on the cafeteria walls by James Foote, Joy Brooks, Pauline Dodds, Jack Spiker, Esther' Steele, Jean Fairgrieve, James Rooney, David Cameron and Robert Hyde. for necessary im- u.sed by cities provcments. The mayor said it is time "local civic clubs and individuals start pulling together and get behind our city government, if we want to see the city Improved." He then spoke of the Planning Commission which he recently appointed to work with the mayor and council, and said that perhaps they can find some solutions to the city's problems. Temple To Meet FROSTBURG—Calanthe Temple 3, Pythian Sisters, will meet today st 7:30. Staff members are to attend as plans for the golden anniversary of the unit will be made. College President At State Meeting FROSTBURG — Miss Lillian C. Compton, president of Frostburg State Teachers College, is attending a meeting of the State Planning Committee today in Baltimore. Miss Compton will hear the recommendations of the commission concerning the planning and construction of new buildings for the various teachers colleges. The commission will also discuss the salary icheduie Tor college Instructors. The ichedule recommended by the State Board of Education has been rejected and new proposals are to be considered. The meeting is the result of a recent conference of Gov. McKeldin with the presidents of the five state teachers colleges. 33 Scheduled For Physicals PARSONS, W. Va. — Cleon W. Raese, clerk of the Tucker County Draft Board, has announced ( tb,at 33 county residents will report Monday, February 11, for physical examinations prior to induction into the! j armed forces. ] i Those called are Thomas Edward ! Pennington, Rodney Dale Burns, i James Earl Ktener. Roy Verne i Shaffer, Donald William Good, Le|Roy Luther Phillips, Delbert Dean Roy, Ralph Austin Nine, John Henry Bollnger and Carl Edward i Powers, all of Parsons. i Kenneth Leonard Barr, Artie Uonovon Poling, Morris Gaile Myers. Dale Eugene Severe, Samuel Doyle Lipscomb and Donald Dayton Nestor, all of St. George. Donald Elisha Snyder, Dennis Bonner, Calvin C. Bright, Thomas Andrew Bolinger, Junior Jessie Boy, Donald Eugene Carr, Coy Jessie Bonn and Berlin Lee Sponaugle, all of Hendricks. Harold Richard Sheppard, Pierce; Dale Dumire, Ei Garden; Okey William Eye, Red Creek; Kenneth Joy Whitehair. Arthur Darrell Costley, Donald Cline Gnegy and Howard Lindberg Bonner, all of Davis; William Robert Sturm, Porterwood, and Norman 'Kenneth Huffman, Thomas. Missing Area Gl Reported POW In Korea Mineral Man Freed Of Gaming Charge KEYSER, W. Va. —A Mineral County Circuit Court jury yesterday returned a verdict of not guilty after hearing testimony on a charge that Austin Judy conducted gambling and tip boards^ in his place of business at Wiley j^ord. In his preliminary statement to the jury. Attorney Vernon E. Rankin, representing the defendant, claimed "spite work" was respons- .ble in bringing the charge against lis client. The jury was out only a few minutes before bringing in their ver- i diet. Bail Jumper To Be Returned To Keyser KEYSER, w. Va.—A deputy from the Mineral County sheriff's office went to Kingwood yesterday to pick up Vincent Friend, who failed to appear in the Mineral County Circuit Court Wednesday when his case was called for trial. He was charged with issuing a bad check for $650, drawn on the First Na-1 tional Bank of Terra Alta. to the! Keyser Auto Mart. : . When Friend failed to appear! when his case was called. Judge! Ernest A. See ordered his bond of $1,000 forfeited and ordered a capias i issued for his arrest. He was located and placed in Preston County Jail. ! In discussing the action, the court said the bond will remain forfeited and if Friend is again released the j amount of the bond will be for more i than $1,000. BEDFORD, Pa.—James Williams, Bedford County soldier reported missing in action in Koera, is a! prisoner of war in North Korea,! according to the letter written by! a fellow-prisoner. j Pvt. William G. Koontz wrote toj his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson j B. Koontz. New Enterprise, that he! and two other Bedford County men' are confined in Prison Camp No. 3. Identities of the other two were given as Jim Williams of Yellow Creek and Dale Claybaugh of Waterside. Koontz and Claybaugh have been listed as prisoners by the Reds, but Williams' name has never appeared on the Communist POW papers. Williams is a son of Mrs. Hilda Williams, Yellow Creek. Claybaugh is a son of A. L. Claybaugh, Waterside. Pvt. Koontz, in a letter dated November 6 and delivered January 4 in Bedford County, said he was- in good health and was receiving good food and medical care. He also was given winter clothing, the letter stated. Bake Sale Planned LONACONING — The Young Women's Club will conduct a bake sale tomorrow from 10 a. m. to noon at the Marshall Confectionery for the benefit of the March of Dimes drive. Home From Hospital TOWN CREEK — Donald Slider, son of Mr. and Mrs, Marcellus Slider and a sophomore at Flintstone High School, has returned home following an operation at Memorial Hospital. It takes from 45 to 50 gallons of sap to make a gallon of maple syrup. New Pupils May Now Enroll In niXON DANCE STUDIO Lonaconing —• Frostburg Luke — Keyser Phone Lena. 5644 or 5641 With fewer than 2,500 inhabitants, iarson City, Nev., is the smallest state capital in the United States. FLOWERS For AH OCCASIONS Fresh from Our Greenhouse PHILLIPS' FLOWER SHOP Dial Lonaconing 3131 FEBRUARY SPECIAL FLOOR MODEL APPLIANCES $247.95 1 Model E-66 Norge Electric Range Regular Price $309.95 for only . . . 1 Model D-116 Norge Refrigerator Regular Price $289.95 for only $231.95 1 Model DE-86 Norge Refrigerator Regular Price $319.95 for only . . $255.95 LAYMAN'S HARDWARE 37 E. Moin St. Phone 540 Frostburg, Md. County License Sales Increase PARSONS. W. Va.—The sale of hunting and fishing licenses in 1951 exceeded those listed for 1950 by 479, according to ttelvin K. Goff, clerk of Tucker County Court. During 1951. a. total of 3,570 licenses were sold at a cost of $16,796, as compared to 3,091 for the previous year at a cost of $10,978. The increase was in non-resident hunting and rishing licenses, with 348 sold for the past year, compared to 135 in 1950. Goff also stated 3,095 hunting and fishing stamps were sold for hunting and fishing on government land, bringing in $3,095. There were 1,299 resident hunting and fishing licenses sold for $3,897; 1.373 resident hunting and fishing licenses at $2,746, and 378 resident fishing licenses at $756. Also 348 resident hunting and fishing licenses at $8,700; 33 nonresident fishing licenses at S336; 50 beaver trapping licenses a% $100, and 89 tourist fishing licenses at $276. Round and Square Dance FRIDAY NIGHT Music by Doc Kenny's Orchestra Admission Per Person 25c . Benefit Drum and Bugle Corps Come and Enjoy Yourself SATURDAY NIGHT in COCKTAIL LOUNGE Muiic by. Barry Brothers Orchestra American Legion Home Main 5lr»ef Froirburg Central High Art Club Plans Play LONACONING.—The This week's nominees are Edward citizenihlp committee of the Junior Class of Thompson, Esther Steele and Rob- Centra! High School has selected . p H Miss Sue Sowers and William Me-; __ Oann as "Citizens of the Week" fori that class. 'Undergoes Operation Miss Sowers who was chosen for outstanding scholfstic activity, is -KEYSER. W. Va. —Mrs. Elaine an assistant in the school library, Ott, 126 Carroll Avenue, is a patient timekeeper for the girls' basketball ln Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. team and is a member of the Pen she underwent surgery yesterday Production staff. j morning. She also plays violin in the school; — .--..— orchestra, sings with the school glee club arid is chairman of her class. McGann, who was chosen during the second week of selections, is 3 member of the Student Forum. He served as class chairman in, English classes, is an honor student! and has been active in extracurricular activities. He recently compiled a complete record of poets whose work his class has studied. Selections a.\i made from nominations conducted each week by the class, subject to faculty recommendation and activities during the! Valentine Suggestions Vogue Dolls Jewelry Little Lady Cosmetics. Young Lad Cosmetics Handkerchiefs We Clou Saturday! At 6 week previous to selection. KIDDIE TOWNE Frostburg [Gunter Hotel Compare the quality and prices of eur fine meat and you'll find Whole or Half Slab HOME CURED BACON „ COBEY ENGLE MEAT MARKET Phone 50 — WE DELIVER — Frostburg Circle Meeting Set LUKE—The Marguerite Arnold i Circle of Piedmont Presbyterian j Church will meet at the home ofj Mrs. Donald McCombs. 6 Mullen! Street, at 8 p. m.. Monday. J Creates Protective Warmth for ACHING CHEST COLDS to reliivt coughi and sore muscles Musterole Snntantly creates » wonderful protective warmth rlKht where applied ou chest, throat and buck. It not only promptly relieves coughing and Inflammation but breaks up painful local congestion. Men .,. here's a real buy! Genuine EMERSON Regular $7.50 $ Values We Give S & H Grven Stamps Holmes & Go. Lonaconing The Uptown Liquor Store & Bar All Liquors In Fifths, Pints or Half-Pints At Cut Rate Store Prices MINIATURES DRAFT BEER GE TELEVISION HOTEL GUNTER TAP ROOM Tl W. Moin St. Frcsfburg Stores Open W^l W§ 4^ £? HP "O WT "D 4^ Specials 'Tn 9 P. M. M 1 Mm V » J. H U lltjr 7 , * a M •ci ~m i^r* v fi • « Saturday i^liglit Specials Only EVERY SATURDAY - 7 to 9 P. M. COME IN AND GET A KEY TO THE TREASURE CHEST . . . iF YOURS IS A LUCKY ONE AND UNLOCKS THE CHEST, YOU GET FREE! 12 PAIRS 51 Gauge First Quality Phoenix NYLOM HOSE 1st Floor Special Work Clothing Pants & Shirts For Men Real Savings For You <0 OFF 7 to 9 P. M. only PRICHARP'S 2nd Floor Special Cocoa Door Mats A Good Buy For The Spring SPECIAL each 7 to 9 P. M. only ICMA Basement Special otor Oil American and Artex 1 Quart Cans 17c each 2 Gallon Cans $1.07 each 7 to 9 P. M. only Wear one of our pretty posied hats with your winter coat . . . and suddenly it's Spring! Choose from a flowerbed of becoming styles, and colorings. They're designed to make your spirit soar! NEW FELTS and STRAWS $288 $3.88 Spring SUITS A beautiful assortment of fine rayon gabardines in a wide choice of colors. Usually would sell for $19.95. Spring TOPPERS Most any color you would want in these charming toppers. Rayon gabardines and 100 r wools. You'll agree they arc worth much more. $14-95 SALE! NYLON Regular $1.65 Values Regular $1.50 Values « All strictly first quality and perfect e Famous name brands, we cannot advertise « Sizes from 8' - to 11, also extra lengths 9 Good assortment of desirable colors • iil pui.ce, 15 denier, and also 45 NYLON SLIPS litfr: tr/lon with dainty iacr !r!ms. Whit.* 1 nnly in ,~:/f.' 32 to 40. BED SHEETS 81x39 anfl aix&f) cr.orl r|i]3j:'y muslin =hr-r'j Ail arc fir;-- n-.:^.-.--

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