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Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1952 FIFTEEN Cumberland REALTORS, members of the CUMBERLAND REAL ESTATE BOARD and the Notional Association of Real Estate Boards . . . Invite You to Investigate the REALTOR-Listed Properties Below DOUBLE DWELLING BUSINESS SITE Six Rooms and ba(.h on each xidft located on lot <0'xll6' known as Noi. 113 and 17.0 Virginia Ave. This location is becoming desirable and valuable (or business. Property could be purchased with thought o! some day moving this doublo dwelling "* rear of lot and thus providing n valuable building site on Virginia Ave. Price Just reduced to S10.500. Realtor ROBERT W. YOUNG Phone 4070 Apartment House In (rood state or repair. Attractive Investment—Nets Yearly] 52,580.00, Twelve compete unfurnished units, divided into 3 and 4 rooms with bath. Steam heat throughout, large concrete basement with laundry tubs lor tenants. Large boiler room, stofcer fired furnace. What a buy at $11.950.00. You Can't Buy Better Than The Best. 312 Mountain View Drive. A modern home, close to schools, churches and transportation. First floor, living room, sunparlor, dining rooni, powder room and kitchen. Second, floor, jour double bed rooms, (tile bath with shower. Hardwood finished throughout. Concrete basement, hot water heat, possession in 30 days. Special priced 515.750.00. CARL.F. SCHMUTZ INSURANCE — REAL ESTATE I Second Floor Phone 1180 I Corner Baltimore & South Liberty Streets n tire Block (Continued from Page 9) If You Wont To Sell Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hardnmn Services Services for Mrs. Lucille M. Hardman, 47, wife of Keese I. Hardman, (Memorial Park. , Frostburg Fire Department, were O. Woodrow Layman, Thomas Gracie, John Sleeman, Harry Michaels, Richard Jenkins and Ernest Pin.1t. Burial was in Frostburg LaVale, who died last Thursday, were held yesterday at Stein's Chapel with Rev. George Baughman officiating. Burial was in the Hyndman, Pa., cemetery. Pallbearers were John German, . . . property, we have a large list of prospective buyers and we would i Walter Hymes, William Himmler, be pleased to examine your property and discuss placing it on our list. "see PERRIN about it" Peri-la on Pcrshlag St. Phone 422 ^<juu HOOF, iiarawooa noors. j"orce< •If gas heat. Full basement with garage 3M Holland Street. New modern brick ewnlltng containing large living room, combination dlnlr,<j rooni and kitchen and two bedrooms — first floor. Two finished rooms on second floor. Hardwood floors and trim throughout. Fully Insulated. Copper spouting. Wood-burning fire place. Gas furnace with forced air heat. Full basement with garage. This Is an exceptionally fine home In good neighborhood. VVIEBEL'ctnd WORKMEISTER INSURANCE - REAL ESTATE HS'/i Frederick Street Phone 3453 A NICE HOME This Is a two-story frame. On the first floor are g;ood-stee Itvlns room, ellning room, kitchen and pantry. The second floor contains three nice bed rooms with closets and bath, There Is a large finished room in the attic. The floors on the first floor are oak with yellow pine trim. Concreted basement. Warm air heat with register In each room. The windows are weather stripped. The lot Is 33 * HO with garage on alley. The owner occupies .this property *nd It Is in excellent condition. Located at 81J Columbia Avenue. North Cumberland. This Is a bargain at the price of J7.250.00. HARRY B. SIMPSON REALTOB — rNSDHANCE 113 mderlefc St. Phono 833 *ud 2984-W FOR RENT 18 Baltimore Street, Storeroom. 101 'South George Street, Storeroom or office. Heat furnished. 218 Riverview Place. Dwelling. Five rooms, bath, hot air furnace. Monthly rental $36. 12 South Centre Street. Office or shop. Heat furnished. Second floor. Air immediate possession. THE J. H. HOLZSHU CO. INSURANCE—REALTORS—BONDING 21 So. Centre St. Ph. 458 MAPLESIDE New Hampshire Avenue Good six room and bath frame dwelling eovercd wl"- Insel-bricfc, New Hot Air Heating System, with registers. Automatic Hot Water Tank. Garage. This property Is located on a plot containing six lots. Price upon application and Inspection by appointment. CASH VALLEY ROAD Situated on Cash Valley Road, about three-tenths of a mile from Route No. 40 at LaVale. House consists of seven rooms end bath. Hot air heat. Pas. Approximately live acres of land. Immediate pos- •cssion. Priced for a. quick sale. D. P. MILLER CO. INSURANCE & REALTORS 'Phone 433 No. 1 N. Liberty St. Attention Working Men In the Cover Addition at Bowling Green Is this new brick semi-bungalow having 4 rooms on first floor and 1 large room on second floor. Modern bath and kitchen, full concrete basement, warm-air furnace heat. Price $3000 down, balance G. I. Loan. Desirable small dwelling at 433 Columbia St. Is a- 2 story frame and inscl-toll siding dwelling having 4 rooms, bath, full basement, warm air furnace heat, automatic water heater. Owner left the city. Immediate possession. Will sacrifice for z quick sale. GLENN WATSON & SONS INSURANCE & REALTORS 213 Virginia Avenut Phone 381 LA VALE HOMES Seven room modern brick home frontini on the highway in a substantial neighbor hood. Close to school, stores and bus line Nice lot 50 x 200. Owner occupied. Inspection by appointment. Modern five room brick bungalow front- Ing on the highway In upper La Vale Combination living and dining room modern kitchen and hath, two bedrooms, attached garage, nice level lot 50 x 150 Owner occupied. HOWARD M. SPIKER REALTOR - INSURANCE 20 South Centre Street Phone 5576 For Sale Located on Braddock Road near Allegany Grove — we have this bungalow with five rooms and bath — warm air furnace. This property is located on a large lot which Is 167x126' and It also has a garage — Priced at S600.0.00. 414 Columbia street — seven room brick dwelling with two baths. This property would be ideal for a large family or for two apartments. It Is heated with a hot water furnace. Priced at 57500.00. D. C. GOODFELLOW Agency REAL ESTATE STORAGE 131 N. Centre Street INSURANCE Phone 2893 FOR SALB EAST SIDE. Frame, with modern apartments, lit floor has 5 rooms and bath. 2nd floor has 6 rooms and bath, private entrances, aiso 4 room basement apartment, hot water furr.ace, automatic hot water heater, property In 'excellent condition, garage, lot fronts 100 ft. on paved street, home and Investment combined. Price on application. DECATUR ST.. Brick dwelling, contains 10 rooms arranged for small apartments, baths, hot water furnace gas fired, 2 garages, nice lot, completely furnished, an excellent Income at the price. Price on application. J. L. 124 Bedford St. HOWSARE Phone 4142 LOCATED on Rt. 28, S miles from Ridgeley, new 6 room traffic ranch type bungalow, large basement, hot air furnace, large Hying room, built-in fireplace, dining room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, adequate clothes presses, bath with shower, lot 100 x 435, priced to tell. Vacant. 85 ACRE FARM. 8 room,modern house, double garage, other outbuildings, 4SO fruit trees, good fertile land. 'A mile off Bed- lord Road, near Knave's Crossroads. LOTS on Route 40, vest tide ol Martin's Mountain. LOTS on Rout* 120, on* mile north of Rawllngs. C. A. JEWELL, Realtor 13 Bridge street RMgeley, W. V». Phoni 1541 or 2891-B 600 Washington Street THIS BRICK RESIDENCE IS BEING OFFERED FOR SALE TO CLOSE AN ESTATE. Has all conveniences, Is well •planned, — spacious interior, and ideal for a REAL HOME at a reasonable price. Also well suited for conversion to apartments for income purposes. Price $12,500. M. D. REINHART AGENCY REALTORS 4 INSURANCE Phono 1806 Liberty-Trust Bldg. FOR SALE Located 838 Windsor Road, Dingle, Is this modern, eight room dwelling containing tw& baths and lavatory, garage, recreation room and laundry room In basement. Completely insulated. Storm windows and doors. Heated by automatic hof air furnace, gas fired. Construction frame with Johns Manvllle Shingles. Possession within fifteen days. Inspection by appointment. Priced right for Immediate sale. FOR SALE Located on the corner of Cfimden and Hiland Avenue Is this most desirable building site. Frontage 100 ft. and running to a depth of 150'ft. and with all conveniences. Price upon application. JAMES W. BEACHAM REAL ESTATE — INSURANCE 309 S. Centre St., Cumberland. Md. Phone 1 3844 Evening Phone 2778-J 8 very desirable lots. 50x100 ft., block 34. Potomac Park Addition. 4 room frame with bath, nice lot. 224 Emily St.. Cumberland. room frame, bath and electric, hard- woxl floors, large lot. $5006, 3 miles vest of Springfield. W. Va. on Route 28. One 3 room house, 3% acres ground, 2 mllei out Rt. 28. Electric In bouse. Very comfortable 5 room house, hot air heat, concrete block garage, lot 50 x 200 Qood location. Possession at once. For Ashby, W. Va. J. S. MUTTON, Realtor B Bridge St.. Rldgeiey Phone 6845 41—Professional Services GLASSES made nr repaired, '30 yean exponent*. Thomas Hubbs. Optician. 58 N, Centre. Phone 1016-W. INCOME TAX Payroll—Audits Auto Papers Notary Public—D. F. Salesky. Koom 500, Liberty Trust Bldg. Cumberland Md. Phone Office 1026, resldcnco 4801-M. 43—Piano Tuning Piano Tuning and Repairing Laurence Griffith Phone 5441 ROBERT W. MORELAND. MaiUr CrafU- nan o{ American Society of 4AA9j I Piano Ttcbnlalant. Phon« • 46—Radios, Service RADIO HO6PITAL — SALES SERVICE PICKUP. DELIVERY. 11 N. OEORQB ST. PHONE 383 GENERAL RADIO SERVICE REPAIR ANY MAKE. PICKUP. DELIVERY 515 PATTERSON AVE. PHONE 5675. 47—Real Estate for Sale 47—Real Estate for Sale I CAN SELL YOUR PROPERTY OPIE ANNAN PHONE 3669 ATTRACTIVE, newly decdrated 4 room home, with hot air heat, bath. etc. Additional large store front offering business possibilities. E. J. Wesc, Short Gap, W. Va. FIVE rooms, bnth, furnnce. acre lot. fruit, berries. J5.500. Second road past second church. CorrlRanvillc. 48—Roofing, Spouting SEW ROOFING, GDTTEK8, CONDUCTORS Metal Work all types. Roof painting .5 yr«. Ejp. ALEX 6CHUTE. Call 325» 50—Upholstering Recovering & Spring Repair Charles E. Brodc. 555 Greene St Phone 881 UPHOLSTERING. SPRINGS. Furniture Repairs. Truck-Auto ana Kitchen chairs recovered. Cushions refilled. GEORGE BRAGG. PHONE 6045-J. REPAIRING - tTPH'OLSTBRINQ Furniture Worit Guaranteed. Posse't's. 131 Frederick St. Phona 186S-W 6UHUR3AN HOME—AT POTOMAC PARK Attractive two story, right room dwell- Inc. In good stnte of rrpair. All modern city conveniences. Can hr usrri as dwelling or 2 four room apartments. Hot air hrat. gns furnace. Full basrment with garage. Lot 80x120. It won't cost you » dime to Inspect this attractive home. Priced 17,500.00 for Immediate sale. R15 Oldtown Road. Two story, framr with brick siding, composition roof, 6 room dwelling. First floor has large klt- chrn, dining room and living room. Second floor, large hall, three good size brd rooms with bath, concrete basement, hand llrcd furnace with hot air heat register In each room. Lot 112 x 215 — Alley on ride. This property Is In good state of repair. Will qualify for G. I. Loan. By Appointment Only CARL F. SCHMUTZ INSURANCE — REAL ESTATE Brcond Floor Phone 1180, Corner Baltlmors A: South Liberty Streets j 6 room modern brick homr, north side of J?oute 220, Bedford Frwnd. "!* miles north • of Naves Crossroads. Gas Ilred furnace,! double garage, lot 135x210. Priced to sell, I Double repair garace with hoist machine ' thop, lathe, drill press, electric charger, tools. 2 gas pumps. Store room, 4 nice rooms for living quarters. 2nd floor. Bath drum heat. 3 garages. Possession nt once. Grocery store, gas station, living quarters Forced hot air heat. 200 ft. front. Rmtte 28. 8 miles from Rldgeley. Modern 4-room bungalow, Cresaptown IS 250. Modern 5 room Perma Stoiif bungalow, garaue in basement. Knobley St. Ridgcley. Vacant. C. A. JEWELL. Realtor RidKCley. \V. Va. Phone 1519 AUTO it COMMERCIAL UPHOLSTESrNO Furniturt Recovered, MnAern Plastics il«o. S. Warntr. 13J3 Va. Ave. Ph. 345B-M UPHOLSTERING John Troxcll 315 N. Centre 8810-J Display Classified Personal Says: "Yes!" K $30 For 30 Days ft TOTAL COST 90c i Personal Finance Co. K] Fhoni 721 201 Liberty Tmrt Gtnuin* Parts Guaranteed Repair Service Cumberland Maytag 31-35 N. Mechanic St. | Fn»n» 267? Only One Deatef •ALES HUDSON SERVICE Jenkins & Schriver Motor Co. 133 S. Mechanic St Phone 12 Display Classified Eat At ... Happy Hills Farms Restaurant 228 BALTIMORE AVE. Take Home some of our HOMOGENIZED MILK—20c quart TWO FOR THE ROAD in.M Dodge •( dnor ftcdan. Dark Kra.Y finish, plenty of equipment. A on* 1 owner car. good as new. 10.10 Chevrolet 4 door sedan. Radio, heater, scat cor*™. Power Glide, dark green, one owner, GURIEY'S ING, 123 S. Liberty Phone 258 Used Car Lot Z1Z Greene St ! Paul Martin, Merle Stuntz and ! Byron Roy. j Long Burial FROSTBURG—Services for Colonne Long, 54. of 125 East Main Street, who died Wednesday in Miners Hospital, were held -Saturday from the residence with Rev. Wilbur Grose, pastor of Eckhart Methodist Church, officiating. Pallbearers, all members of the fl-i:OOM Semi-Bungalow. Electric, running water. 12 miles north of Flint- stnnc. 39 Acre? suitable for farming. Excellent hunting lodge location Mrs. Simon Ruby, Star Route, Everett. Penna. MAYBURY-POLAND REALTY AGENCY REAL ESTATE BROKERS PHONE PIEDMONT 6011. THREE STORY h>me, 8 rooms, 5 baths. Stone-laced concrete rjlock. All conveniences. Apply 312 Cecelia St. j 6~R~6OM BRICK residence: excellent J | apartment possibilities; double garage; attractive yard. Apply 824 Shrlver Ave. ~"~ LOTS. VOCKE DRIVE. 50X125. 3 at *400. 3 at $250. PHONE 7677. _ Real Estate Bought and Sold Floyd P- Grace Phone 863-J-4 amimmmmmmmmimiiimimii£ I Heed A New f | Furnace? § E Let Us Give You A Free E = Estimate Based On An = = Actual Survey Of Your E = Heating Needs! E ~ Complete Heating Service E = » Hot Wafer* Warm Air = E • Forced or Gravity = E • Any Fuel E I By L BERNSTEIN WAREHOUSE 152 UNION ST. New and Used • Bedroom Furniture • Diningrocm Furniture • Livingroom Furniture • Kitchen Furniture • Gas Ranges • Electric Refrigerators EASY CREDIT! • INSIST ON • GENUINE FORD PARTS " LISTINGS WANTED! On Homes and Income Properties Have Buyers! Lazarus & Trieber 28 N. Liberty Phone 3270 3TTY your home while paying rent. 6 room K desiVftble home, furnace hest, bftth. — RidRel«y. SO River Drive. SS700. $700! — down. J50 month. Nnt Interested in Jast | — rentine. H»s«'s frail Market, it Lover's | — t UW>, 433 X. Mechanic Si Phon« 5212 «i/4L#*a£ ST. GEORGE MOTOR CO. "You; Friendlj ford Qtaitt* \ George St. Cumberland Phone 580 Venetian Blind Laundry Cleaning - Repairing John E. Sharp & Co. 44)1 N. Mechanic St Phon« 6177 EXTENSION OF TIME TO BID On the 21 day or January. 1852. Th Housing Authority of the flty of Cum berland. Maryland, advertised for bids fo: 127 gas ranges for Project MD-5-1. Cum' berland, Maryland. Said advertisement o Bid set forth the date of. acceptance o bid» as the 6th day of .February, -1952 Notice is herewith given that the date o the opening ol bids has been extended to February 20, 1352, at 3 o'clock P. M. lEST In ' the offices of The Housing Authoritv of the City of Cumberland in th'e Clark- Keating Building, Cumberland, Maryland. Adv-T-Feb. 2-4-6 STATE OF MARYLAND STATE ROADS COMMISSION' NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS STATE ROADS" PROJECT SEALED PROPOSALS for grading and drainage as follows:. ALLEGANV COUNTY—CONTRACT NO. A-42S-1-615 For grading and storm water drainage on the State Roads Commission's . property on State Route 49 (Braddock Road I at Allegany Grove. Project alsij. Includes fencing. Area of work approximately 500' x 500'. This lot .is a site for a, building and it is the intention to perform the grading in advance of the building, which will" be under separate contract. The employment agency for furnishing labor -on the above project Is: MARYLAND STATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE, 301 S. MECHANIC ST., -CUMBERLAND, MD. will be received by the State Roads Commission at Us offices, loa^East Lexington Street, .Baltimore 3. Maryland, until 12 Noon on the 19th day of February 1952. at which time and place they will be mbliciy opened and read. QUALIFICATION OF BIDDERS REQUIRED. Bids must be made upon the blank proposal form which, with specifications and plans, will be furnished by the Commission upon application and cash payment of ;5.00 for each separate project. NO REFUND WILL BE MADE FOR RETURN OF SPECIFICATIONS AND PLANS. No bids will be received unless accompanied by a certified check or bid bond payable to the State Roads Commission of Maryland. In the. amount as set forth n the proposal form, as required by lhapter 730, Acts of 1949. The successful bidder will be required to ;lvb bond and comply with the Acts of the leneral Assembly of Maryland respecting contracts. The Commission reserves the right to reject any and all -bids. BY ORDER of the State Roads Commission this 24th day of January 1952. C. R. PEASE Secretary RUSSELL H. MCCAIN. Chairman. Adv.J-T-Jan. 28-Feb. 4 display Classified . $50 Cash for 30 Days Total Cost S1.50 Stop in or Phone! Aetna Finance Co. N. LIBERTY ST. — PHONE 5293 FRESH FRUITS &VEGETABLES Dependable QurMt], * at Low Prices! HAGER'S SUPER FRUIT MARKET At Lover's Leop THE CRYSTAL LAUNDRY Virgil L. Lipscomb PETERSBURG, W. Va.—Services for Virgil Lee Lipscomb, 38. who died Saturday in Huntington, will be held at 2 p. m. tomorrow at j Petersburg Church of God with Rev. j J. W. Hughes officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Oliver Cemetery, Moorefield. Mr. Lipscomb was born February 8, 1914, in McNeil, Hardy county. His father. Seymour Lipscomb, died in 1942. His mother, Mrs. Virginia Alice iRaUifD Swick, lives. In Petersburg. The body will be taken to the church from the Schaeffer Funeral Home at noon Tuesday. Surviving, besides his mother, are a sister. Mrs. Evelyn Lahman, Petersburg, and four brothers. Elwood and Seymour Theodore Lipscomb, both of Baltimore; Ralph Lipscomb-, of Peru. Hardy county, and David Lipscomb. Petersbur, Thomas Reburial FROSTBURG — Reburial services for Sgt. Francis D. Thomas, son of City Commissioner and Mrs. Arthur Thomas, 169 Spring Street, who was killed in action in Korea September 27, 1950, were conducted today at iContinued from Page 9) rice's is owned by the James Clark estate, while the building housing the Shinnamon store is owned by the Lazarus family. Two Escape Injury Lieut. Thomas W. Linder of Cen- Dr. Gross To Give Club Dinner Talk City To Probe Flood Control Dr. Gertrude Gross, Springfield j _ . State Hospital psychiatrist and dl-1 T~|„^j-| f\ Cft* I lillTTl rector of the mental hygiene clinic J-/Cllll«iiC' V>l.«*«J-l hygiene here, will speak on "Mental Hygiene tral Fire Company had a narrow I In Maryland" at the Cumberland escape when part of the roof of the! Bu s lnes * »"<! Professional Women's burning Potomac Edison building Club dinner meeting tomorrow gave way. He barely had time to c '°" ~ "' " ' ' *"""" scamper to safety. Homer Dicken, a lineman for the Potomac Edison Company, also had a narrow escape when he lost his footing wiiile clinging to a power pole while engaged in cutting power lines into the burning structure. He fell across several strands of wire jusc below, and after dangling there a minute was able to pull himself to .safety on the pole. He said his 5:30 p. m. at Central YMCA. Dr. Gross last year won a fellow ship in Child Guidance at Univer sity Hospital, Baltimore. Tomorrow's program has been ar ranged by the health committee o the club. The committee include I Miss Anne Tennant, chairman, MU Marion Bevens, co-chairman, an Miss Lillian Compton, Mrs. Esthe Rosenbaum, Dr. Ethel Dantzic,. Mis C. Lucille Malin and. Miss Nelli back hurt and he may sprained it. have PoweU Plans will be formulated to atten When the huge hook and ladder j he st f e board meeting Februar truck arrived firemen raised the J 6 at ., l , ne Stafford Hotel, Baltimore Arlington Cemetery with military honors. Besides his parents, widow and her two children, others who left yesterday to attend the services were Mr. and Mrs. James Pugh, brother- in-law and sister. Sgt. Thomas' brother, Artie Thomas and wife, of California, also attended the burial. Five members of the guard of Farrady Post, No. 24, American Legion, Frank T. Powers,-Earl Miller, Raymond Miller, Paul Stewart and Charles Warnick, left this morning to take part in the services. Sgt:. Thomas was a member of Farrady Post,' the Legion Drum Corps and the Post's honor guard. Edward Sharp FROSTBURG— Edward Sharp, 85. of Vale Summit, a retired coal miner, died yesterday at the Allegany. County Infirmary, Cumberland, where he had been a patient three, years. Mr. Sharp was the last surviving member of his family. He is survived by a niece, Mrs. Perman P. Barton, McMullen Highway, and ;hree nephews, James and Thomas LeVelle, Vale Summit, and William LaVelle, Frostburg. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home where It will remain until :omorrow at 9:30 a. m. when a service will be held in St. Michael's Catholic Church. Burial will be in he parish cemetery. Wilbur S. Michael KEY3ER, W. Va.— Wilbur Seymour Michael, 73, a retired Grant county farmer, died yesterday in Potomac Valley Hospital here where he had been a patient -since Saturday. ' He was a member of the Knobley ihurch of the Brethren at Martin. Sis wife, Mrs. Mollie (Roberts) Michael, died in 1943. ] Survivors include two nieces and three nephews. Mr. Michael lived with one of his nephews, Arthur B. Michael, at Martin. The body will be taken to the iCnobley Church of the Brethren at p. m. Wednesday for services at 2 p. m. Rev. L. R. Rogers of Burington will officiate, assisted by Rev. Norman pastor Knobley Church. Burial will be in McDonald Cemetery near Maysville. steel ladder and by maneuvering the device were able to break glass of the four windows on the third floor of the PE building. Hotel Guests Alerted Dense smoke billowed from the windows and soared upwards for several hundred feet. The smoke caused the management of the Fort Cumberland Hotel across the street to alert guests, but it was not nece.ssary to evacuate the hotel. At times the smoke was so thick Baltimore Street was shrouded in a thick blanket. Thousands of gallons of water were poured into the flaming structure and at times it seemed it was having little or no effect. Tongues of fire mushroomed from the cornice at the top of the building. Firemen fighting the flames from ladders at the second floor were showered with glass when windows were broken. Two high pressure hoses poured water into the third floor through window openings, and two other lines were used in. directing water into the second floor from the street. Ladder Proves Effective At one point the firemen were undecided as to the next course of action and one officer commented: 'Let it go through the roof and we'll be able to contain it In one building." The flames did break out through a skylight and the hook and ladder was maneuvered higher so as to play a stream of water on the flames there. Noise of the high pressure hoses and breaking glass and splintering Wood was terrific. Firemen had difficulty in making themselves heard. Assistant Chief Robert Long di- rested the fire fighters at the front of the building as Chief Virgil Parker consulted frequently with firemen at both the front and rear of the structure. Business At Standstill The Shinnamon Shoe Store next to Use burning- structure was doused by tons of water, and Maurice's Department Store in the flaming structure suffered heavily from water and smoke which enveloped the three floors. The flames were stopped on the west end of the Potomac Edison building by the Lazarus building which has a firewall. To the east the story was different, and it was there that firemen concentrated their efforts to contain the flnmrs Members of the Corriganville and Wiley Ford fire companies joined ir the fight against t.hp flames, Red Cross Helps The American Red Cross canteen service was on the scene, serving !It will convene at 10 a. m. wit luncheon followed by an afternoo: business session which will consis of a pane! board discussion followei by a membership workshop. Beer Ban Near Gatnps Urged By Dry Leader WASHINGTON—<7P)—Miss Eliza beth A. Smart, director of the Bu reau of Legislation of the Nationa Woman's Christian Temperance Union, wants 3.2 beer as well a other alcoholic beverages bannec from use in and around militarj training camps. Miss Smart made the statemen in testimony before a House Armed Services Subcommittee studying Uni versals Military training legislation coffee and doughnuts face- blackened firemen, as was a repre- British Warships Sail NICOSIA, Cyprus—W)—A de tachment of British warships which had been standing "by off Lanarca since last Monday sailed this morning for an undisclosed destination Guard In Korea SAN FRANCISCO — Iff) — Sixth Army Public Information' Office said today California's 40th National Guard Division ' has been assigned to the Eighth Army in Korea. Coin Club To Meet The Western Maryland Coin Club will conduct its February meeting in the George Williams 'Room of the Central YMCA at 8>p.-m. Wednesday. A presentation of a scrap book and history of hobby shows wil) be made by Charles Hyde.' Muir Named Chairman Ervin S. Muir was named chairman yesterday of Division 4 of Loca! 26, Rubber Workers Union (CIO) The division includes the 'cafeteria bead room, stock preparation and sentative from Alberta's Restauran and Miss Jeanette Bonig of the Associated Charities. Assistant Chief Robert Long sustained n burned hand in pulling ou a hose line that caught fire. The Corriganviile Volunteers, with a score of men, helped battle the blaze from the rear. The Corriganville Department also brought it; ambulance, but fortunately it wasn't needed. Pipeman William M. Hartung from East Side Company said he and several other firemen attempted to enter the second floor of the Potomac Edison building in the :arly stages, using masks, but were driven back by the intense heat. IMcn's all wool Navy P-Coats for the cold days^abcad — You can't beat the qua'.lty and price — only S14.95 Men't-BoyV Wear Army-Navy Goods 19 N. CENTRE ST. THE HUB BOTTLED GAS SERVICE Rrlnp your appliance nnri heating proS- lems tn v*. Our factory trained service men give yon quick, efficient service. FISHER Gas & Appliances 5 Harrison St. Phon* 4428 WOULD YOU LIKE A CHANCE TO BECOME AN EXECUTIVE? Manager of a nation wide Finance Co. will employ a man "~> to :{."> years oltl to learn the business. Applicant must have at least a high school diploma, have a pleasing personality and want to get ahead. Must have a car. Favorahle starting salary with regular future increases, no Saturday work, vacation with pay and liberal pension plan. For Interview write P. O. Box fil.1, Morgantown, \V. Va.. giving ace. education, experience stature and all other pertinent information. AH replies kept strictly confidential. Be sure to Rive phone number. They'll Do It Every Time By Jimmy Hatlo M f?AD)0, WHERE NOBODY SEES THEM, THE MUSICIANS DRESS LIKE Fli NIGMT AT HOf?SE SHOW— ^ gAJT OH TELEVISION THE/ WEAR GET-UPS LOOK LIKE REJECTS FflOM BUMDLES FOR Action To Be Taken To Restore Properties; Owens CoiitractRencwed Immediate action to clear up damage claims resulting from flood control work has been suggested by the Mayor and Council. Tlie request to the liaison engineer followed reading of another complaint at the regular session this morning. Lucille Meador, 323 Water . Street, said flood work has resultcfl in water drainage on her property from adjoining homes, sinking of a fence in mud and the need for filling. She asked that her property; be restored. Mayor Thomas S. Post, Who several weeks ago said that the city would take action, asked for^ » t ; definite plan. He said these rsrj ports are "discouraging" and "I would like to see this flood con'r sf trol thing cleaned up." * '"•"• City Dump Satisfactory ,, n Dr. Winter R. Prantz, city and county health officer, told ttjg council the city dump is now satisfactory after the State Department of Health noted several bad con-- citions in- a report to the council' last week. Dr. Prantz said the dump Is well ~ operated and if and when the HiaL, is filled and a new one needed, "I am sure land fill disposal will be given due consideration." He add-^ ed that rodent control has been arranged which will at the same time stop the feeding of hogs and f cwl on refuse. The contract of Charles F. Owens as deputy smoke Inspector was renewed for one year. The confcracj;., effective February 9, calls foru* salary of $3.000. Water Pressure Probed Mrs. Lucille W. Boeder, commissioner of streets and public property, questioned Water Commissioner George H. Tederick, concerning progress.on plans to increase water pressure in North End. Residents ' protested lack of pressure in December. Tederi--k said Simon K. Carroll, city plumber, is investigating. He said Carroll had checked use of pumps and is working now on pres- ?ure tanks as a solution to the problem. Mrs. Roeder asked M any date had been set for the work or if cost could be estimated, and Tederick said he did not know. He repeated that Carroll Is working on it. A refund was ordered for overpayment of taxes in the amount of • $35.57 to Joseph Feldstein of Metro .. Store. Ali Ghan Temple A. A.O.N.M.S." was granted permission to erect-» canvas banner across South Centre Street from the City Shrine Club to the Medical Building advertising the appearance of Ringllng Brothers- Barnum and Bailey Circus here Friday, June 2. The Police Department will supervi.se the 'work. Routine Reports The council proclaimed February H as "Thomas Alva Edison Day,'-' n cooperation with the West Orange, N. J.. observance of the birth of the famous inventor. Acting City Engineer William H. Marean reported on the cost of 1m-- proving Massachusetts Avenue which was completed la.st, November. The cost was $14,380.02. A number of residents of the section attended the but offered no opposition. Water consumption for the week •>ndi»K Sunday was 91,450.000 gallons... ,s compared to 89,280.000 a year ago. The daily average was 13.064,000. The water level at Lake Gordon Is our inches above the crest of the" plllway and nt Lake Koon three, nches above. Commissioner John J. Long re- iorted thr Police Department made 55 arrests last month with fines otaling $1,200. The Fire Depart- nent responded to 33 calls and considerable damage resulted from the fires. " In a report on receipts and disbursements by Commissioner W1I-". liam H. .Bachholtz, the followinr--- balanccs .were reported: General, $348.137.70; water or>erative, $97,433.73; general improvement bonds, $31.027.15; paving bonds, $34.72';" flood account, $631.43; and sewSr bonds of 1331, S3.534.46. Tax Collector George E. Davis ' ' reported the following: General..' S30.374.17; general improvement bonds, $4.738.03; 1331 sewer bonds.... $241.32; water rent-";, $23.716.76; total, • $64.970.28. ' ,', Rummage Sale Tomorrow A rummage sale will be held?,, tomorrow s»t 2 p. m. in the basement of t.ho Centre Street Methodist'..! Church by iho Woman's Society of the La Vale Methodist Church. OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE with MAJOR HOOPLE BENNETT We have a complete line of appliances for both, natural and bottled gas. "The Little Store with Lots of Customers" FAST MPCNOABLC Sf-.'V/Cf 52 Bedford St, Phone 3261 MO, YOU'RE WOT WELL, HE HOLLER.S HIS MEG>< RED ABOUT EXTfitAVAGUKICE IF I AST HI\A FOR. A PUNY T\AO BITS-- £0 I JUST WANT TO SHOW HIM WHAT Qe> COSTS HIM AW WHAT I COST HIM.' ME-A &A<3. OF SOAP AM' A TUBE OF £>O!M<3 TO START 'HERE'S A \OO-Pffi MA3SR,X PICKED UP IM ^. PARIS —THE VEST ^,'APOLEOM %>>., W0f?5 AT WATERLOG/ TrAS OLD BOY 60SV HE TOOK' hilS OKT- CURI061TV.M ESAD,G/VSTOM.' AMA.~ZIM<S/ "' CAM EMV'ISIOM FIRST CONSUL IM TRIUMPH AT ALJS7ERLITZ' •55 = He <

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