Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on February 7, 1952 · Page 5
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Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1952 FIVE Of ficers Seek Law To Cover Weird Events *'6HAWNEE, Okla. — UP) — A confusing series of events ended today with the filing of assault and battery charges against 26-year-old Andrew Paul, a construction worker. Police Chief BUI Hoip said Paul allegedly slapped a total stranger, Theima Blackwell, on a Shawnee street, then ran into a nearby house and pulled the leg of its sleeping mistress. •The police chief said Paul gave this explanation when he was first arrested: .Two men were trying to rob him «b : he ran over to the woman and slapped her w attract attention and scare the robbers off. Then he raced into the home of Mr. and Mrs. R/G. Bowlan about 2 a, m., found them asleep, and tried to awaken her to use her phone. He pulled her leg; she woke up and screamed; he got frightened and ran out the door — into the *nns of police officers. Paul pleaded innocent to the assault charge. Police officers are now •kimming through law books to see it., there's a law against pulling someone's leg. Butter Boosted Again, Eggs Drop As Beans Go On "Plentiful" List (Bit The AliOclaUd Prett) Retail butter prices were higher in most stores this week. Eggs were! a lew cents cheaper, and there were i chattered changes in meats and^^jf $lflOO,000 Rains in some important Winter! vegetable growing areas of the; south, particularly Florida, slowed shipments of several tender vegetables and prices climbed slightly in distant markets. Pood shoppers were likely to find snap beans, celery. CLEVELAND — «T)— Marta Abba MUllkin, Italian-born stage star of the 1930's in Europe and America, has obtained a divorce from Severance A. Millikin . that allowed her a reported settlement of more than $1,000,000. cucumbers and peppers up the most} Now 47> MJ. S Mill ikin was granted compared with last week-end. | a divorce yesterday in the Court of Butter rose one to five cents a j Common Pleas Judge James C. Con- pound on improved demand. Deal- nell. The amount of the settlement Church Apostle Dies SALT LAKE CITY — W) — Dr. Joseph F. Merrill, 83, one of the 12 apostles of the Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Church, died yesterday. Aged Editor Expires BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — (ff>) — James L. McOovern, 82, associate editor of the Bridgeport Post, died yesterday. jfor gt/kcn-imootlt fktn f afl After your beauty bath ... Sjlqas SssMiy tstJoa. Smooth, it on generously;, revel in its lingering luxury! ^^ Pleasantly perfumed. * Sild at 629 | Drur.SUru Everywhere ] ' DRUG STORES Cumberland - Frottburg ers said the butter market was unusually sensitive to even slight was officially a secret. She testified that Millikin left swings in the demand level because I her in September, 1950. Her charge both the production rate and stor- was "gross neglect." Mrs. Millikin starred in the age stocks were abnormally. low. If consumer price resistance undermines demand this week-end, prices might well turn downward again early next week, they said. Eggs were off as much as six cents a dozen in some places early this week, bringing prices to the lowest general levels since mid-1950. But- by mid-week wholesale quotations had begun to rally. Retail prices were expected to average only two or three cents below last weekend's levels by tomorrow and Saturday. Eggs, incidentally, are featured by the Agriculture Department ar one of the three most plentiful foodi for thrifty buying this week. Another food spotlighted thi? week is dry beans—especially pea beans and baby limas. The Bureau of Agriculture Economics estimated that the 1951 dry bean crop as a whole totaled 16 million bags (100 pounds each) on a cleaned basis, compared with slightly over 15 million the previous year. The , Agriculture Department also asks consumers to give special attention to lettuce during ttie next few weeks because of current liberal suplies. The lettuce-growing season is near its peak in the Imperial Valley of California .and prices eased this week in many cities across the nation. Cabbage carrots arid broccoli also were lowei in most places. Prices of citrus fruits from Florida were reported 25 'o 40 per cent lower than a year ago by the big New York Fruit Auction Cor-p. Citrus production -^as stepped up in anticipation of heavy demand by processors who bought heavily when frozen juice concentrate was first becoming popular. "Now concentrate stocks have piled up and processors a~e lagging in their production so that growers are faced with the largest crop of citrus in history, to market largely through fresh fruit channels," the company's report said. A survey of major food chains and Independent markets planning specials for the coming two days showed these foods topping the list: Hams, rib roasts, pork loins, legs of lamb and lamb shoulders, bacon, sirloin and porterhouse steaks, citrus juices, dry beans, lettuce, roasting chickens, frozen shrimp cheddar cheese. and starred Broadway production of "Tovarich" in th? 1930's. The producer of that play, Gilbert H. Miller, testified in a deposition last November that'she was on her way to becoming the "greatest actress in the world." Playwright Robert Sherwood also stated that she interrupted a fine career as an actress to marry. Millikin, who is 53, is an art dealer and a scion of a prominent Cleveland family. He was a nephew of the late John -L. Severance, a multimillionaire who had huge holdings in the Standard Oil Co. He married Miss Abba in 1938. Queen Shows (Continued from Page i) The body of the monarch, dead at 56 after years of strain' and illness, is expected to lie in state for three or four days in the 16th century Sandringham Church, where he worshipped every Sunday he was in residence there at his favorite country retreat. One of Elizabeth's first and most saddening duties is to make arrangements for her father's funeral. The Funeral Feb. 18 cabinet reportedly made tentative plans for the king's funeral to be held Feb. 18, one week from Monday, but the plans must be approved by the new queen. After lying in state at Sandringham and in London, he will be buried from St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. Already, the dutiful Elizabeth was queen—from the moment of her father's death. She became so in her vacation lodge in Kenya Colony, far away in East Africa, where she had paused early in what was to have been a five-month round-the-world tour. But her formal proclamation as the new sovereign, Elizabeth II, must follow. As it is read, flags at half staff in mourning for the dead sovereign will' be hauled to their mastheads at the words "God Save The Queen." They will fly for six hours in honor of the new ruler, then be lowered again to half staff until after her father's funeral. Lake Erie borders on New York State for an airline distance of 64 miles. Expectant Father Injured In Fall SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—<#•>—An expectant father fell out of a second- floor hospital window yesterday only a few minutes before his wife gave birth to a baby girl. Mother and child, hospital attendants said, were doing fine, but the father—27-year-old Bill Brown- was a patient in the same hospital with-a back injury. His condition was described as fair. Hospital officials said Brown had apparently dozed off while sitting on a window sill in the waiting room. U. N; Newsmen (Continued from Page i) "Certain TJNC correspondents have entered into surreptitious and personal arrangements with the enemy to deliver modem camera equipment into the prisoner of war camps where our soldiers are being held, to receive photographs taken in Communist prison camps and to receive recordings for radio broadcast of UNC prisoners of war interviews made in Communist prison camps." Associated Press correspondents at Panmunjom arranged with a Communist correspondent to take a camera to Frank "Pappy" Noel, AP photographer imprisoned in a Red POW camp. Pictures taken by Noel were .delivered by the Communists at Panmunjom after clearing Red censorship, and then were cleared through Ridgway's press advisory division censorship. (Earlier the AP had arranged with the same Communist correspondent, Wilfred Burchett of Paris Ce Soir, to interview and take pictures of Maj. Gen. William F. Dean. In the interview, delivered with photographs Dec. 23, General Dean tofd of his capture early in the war when, ill, he was betrayed by two Koreans. These were the first pictures and the first direct word from the general since he vanished at the front in July, 1950. (Later International News Photos and United Press similarly arranged for Communist correspondents to get POW camp pictures including General Dean. In like fashion an NBC correspondent arranged for a tape recording to be made at Red POW camps. 'Fast Break' Pays Off ADA, Okla— (/P)—Perry F. Blaylock used the "fast break" in a basketball game at Latta last night, and disappeared. Blaylock was a prisoner, playing for the McAlester State Penitentiary team. He was serving ten years for first degree burglary. Truman Irked As Work Lags On Neiv Home WASHINGTON — (/P) — President Truman is getting pretty tired of delays in the rebuilding of the White House. He wants to move Madam «and the Baby (that's Mrs. Truman and Margaret) back into the mansion the first week in April. The President's impatience was reflected yesterday when he took White House newsmen on a 45- minute tour of the residential section, from which the Trumans moved shortly after his 1948 election victory. He cited two examples of why the family had to take refuge in the Blair House, across the street on Pennsylvania Avenue. He stampel his foot sharply on the floor of the sitting room of daughter Margaret's suite. This will hold, he said. He recalled that one of the legs of Margaret's piano had broken through the floor in 1948, narrowly missing a drop into the family dining room below. On another occasion, the President recalled with a grin, he was bathing when the tub in his own bathroom began to sink beneath him. If it had dropped, he said, it would have fallen (with him in it) into the room below where Mrs. Truman often entertained buests. The house will be completed, the President said, about the first week in April. He said this was his hope, at least, and that he had to keep a shotgun after the builders all the time. Mink Siill Girl's Best Friend, Even After Scandals In Capital Queen Grandmother Secluded In Mourning Her Third Son Ross Trial Jury To Be Completed CLEVEI1AND—W—Jurors at the George F. Ross murder trial visited today the East Side rooming house where Patrolman Forney L. Haas was shot and killed. Eleven jurors were in the box yesterday when the first-degree murder trial was recessed. That left one more and an alternate to be picked today before the trip to the rooming house. Attorneys for Ross—a 27-year-old former convict from California — used three of their six chances to oust tentative jurors while the state used one. Roasted Potatoes Free After Turnpike Crash MOORESTOWN, N. J. — (ff) — Roasted potatoes were for free on the New Jersey Turnpike yesterday. It was all an accident, though. A refrigerated truck carrying 16 tons of spuds caught fire in an unknown manner. Firemen fought the blaze two hours before bringing it under control. The potatoes, being driven to the south, were a total loss. News Parley Set WASHINGTON — UP) — President Trurnan holds his weekly news conference today at 4 p. m. By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK — (ff) — Mink is still a girl's best-loved friend. The man in her life may try getting her mind off mink by snickering about political scandals. But the low-down, gentlemen, is that the average woman — no matter how sweet she may be now about saying, "of course we can't afford it, yet" — still wants a mink coat the minute you can find the money and she can shake you loose from it. Sales records of fur shops bear this out. And now the mink has found a friend among the legislators. The New York State Assembly yesterday decreed that hunters can't shoot mink. Seems to feel it isn't the mink's fault it got mixed up with Washington. And a mink pelt with a bullet hole in it doesn't bring as good a price, either. Still Most Coveted Furriers say mink is still the most coveted coat they sell. In the hoity- toitiest of the Fifth Avenue shops, they say the mink coat in the $10,000 to $15,000 price range arouses the least price-resistance talk from customers. There aen't as many of these customes this year as last (higher income bracket taxes being what they are now), but still it's in the other fur lines clerks have to do the biggest sales talking. Also, mink pelts sell most freely at the fur auctions here and in Canada, and their price is reported to be the best maintained. In this connection, the mere male may take some satisfaction from learning that a male mink pelt is considered twice as valuable as a female pelt,, being darker and richer looking. Some might say it's unfair that males should be skinned twice—first to make the coat and later to pay for it. But any discussion of mink is likely to wind up in the matter of ethics these days. Furriers would like to quiet the ethics talk, however, even if sales don't seem to have been hurt by it. They admit that the mink has a vicious disposition, and sharp teeth to back it up. But they insist it's no fault of the little animal that mink coats and politicians seern to mix so well. Fur sales as a whole have been running about ten per cent behind last year in many of the better shops. August fuf, sales fell far short of expectations, and every month since then dollar volume has apparently lagged. U. S. Treasury retail excise tax collections on furs in November (the latest month available) indicate sales of better than 32 ',2 million dollars, but still down from November, 1950, by 3.3 per cent. And November was the best month of the season, both in total sales and in comparison with a year ago. Furriers have various explanations for the slump. Chief is the high cost of necessities, and the great inroads of taxation on incomes capable of sustaining fur-wearing female forms. The luxury tax is another item that adds to fur prices. Aluminum has been spun and woven into fabric as soft and fine as silk. LONDON—</P>—The queen grandmother, Mary, mourned in to'.al seclusion today the death of a third son, King c'eorge VI. But from the top of Marlborough House, her official London residence, her flag still flew at. full staff. A police sergeant on duty near her home explained, "it is the persona] flag of Queen Mary. It always has flown as now when she is in residence—and is not lowered to half staff." All other flags throughout the country were. It was just before 9:30 a. m. (4:30 a. m. EST) yesterday when the queen grandmother was preparing to go through the day's letters with her private secretary that she was told her son had died. At once the 84-year-old queen withdrew to a first-floor lounge and stayed there throughout the day, refusing to see anyone. But last night her daughter, Princess Mary, was with her for an hour. Queen Mary has lived to see the close of five, reigns, the death oi three of her five sons and her only daughter widowed. As Duchess of Cornwall and York, she saw the death of Queen Victoria on a bleak January day in 1901. Nine years later on May 6, 1910, as Princess of Wales, she was in Uie bedroom while Edward VII was dying-. Her husband, George V, died in January, 1936, and' she passed through the abdication of her eldest son, Edward VIII. Her youngest son, Prince John, died in 1919, and the Duke of Kent was killed hi an airplane crash in 1942. Her only daughter, Princess Mary, was widowed two years ago when the Earl of Harewood died. And now the indomitable old lady the English cockney calls "the grand ol 'un' " mourns another son. Broadway avenue in New York City is the longest street in the world. Auto Blast Death Mvslifics Police */ SAN MATEO. Calif.—WV-Federal, state and local probers were mystified today by failure to discover a motive for the djTiamite killing of a wealthy manufacturer of race track "tote" boards. Tom Keen, 56, president of the International Totalizer Co. and * national figure in dog racing, was dismembered Tuesday when' he touched the starter button on his car and set off dynamite tucked under the hood. Pope Extends Sympathy To Family Of King George VATICAN CITY—W—Pope Pius XII yesterday afternoon sent the following telegram to Queen Elizabeth in London: "We hasten to extend to Your Majesty, to the members of the royal family and to the entire nation our profound sympathy on the death of His Majestfy King George VI. We shall keep him in prayerful remembrance while invoking as solace in your bereavement divine comfort and strength In fullsome measure." The telegram was signed "Pius P. P. 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