Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on February 7, 1952 · Page 20
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Cumberland, Maryland
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Thursday, February 7, 1952
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TWENTY EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, SID. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1952 Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker Outpost Scores Victory Over Cancer p ! * r j • . 0ne County's Oinic Shows Big Benefits . - By HOWARD W. BLAKESLEE ' r Associated Press Science Editor ! KINGSTON, N. Y.—One reason io^many die of cancer is that so tnany have no place for treatment. This fact is one of the first les- apns from the new Ulster County Tumor Clinic, estbalished here two years ago, in a small, new building «quipped for cancer, i ,This is "the first small community In 1 the United States to set up its c&n complete cancer service. Kingston is within three easy hours travel 'pf "the great New York City cancer Clinics. Presumably anyone that ! $lose can get -whatever Is needed for ^cancer. •"" But In the first 22 months of the TJlster clinic, the number of cancer cases in the county increased 4* per cent. That did not mean a real increase. It meant simply that many persons, who feared they had cancer, could not or would not go to New York because It was too far or too expensive. In the 22 months 849 persons visited the clinic. Only six per cent •were from outside the county. Of the total 327 had cancer. Included were 20 child visitors and two of them had cancer. , : - In the clinic's second year, the number of viistors who feared cancer, nearly doubled over the first .year's rate. What benelit did the cancer patients get? "•• "I firmly believe," says the director, Dr. Milton M. Grover, Jr., -who trained in New York'* Memorial Hospital cancer center, "that by far the greater majority of the cancer cases have been helped either in relief or alleviation of symptoms, or Improvement in general well being. It is Impossible to determine 'how many lives have been saved. Five years is the minimal survival period for a cancer case to be considered arrested. However, I am certain that many lives have been prolonged." v Two-third* of those who had no ': cancer had other troubles which were treated with the clinic's x-rays. The clinic cost $750,000. Of this •1300,000 was contributed by TJlster .taxpayers. The rest-was from the federal Hill-Burton Act for hospital aid; The upkeep comes from gifts and fees. Round-Square Dance at th* WILLIAM PACA CLUB 119 N. Centre St. TO THI MUSIC OF The Sonateers .DANCING 9:00 TIL 12 MEMBERS AND GUESTS INVITED FREE WONDER BAR 218 Virginia Av*. FRIDAY NIGHT HELEN PETTIE'S TRIO SATURDAY NIGHT Jimmie Campbell's Star Dusters STITCH IN TIME—-The Kingston X-ray therapy laboratory. When this clinic was built the county authorities had the choice between the clinic and a new county building which was badly needed. The personnel 'of the clinic are the radiologist-director, a surgical consultant from New York who spends one day a week at the clinic, and three registered nurses. And a number of Kingston physicians who take part. The hospital here take cancer cases as the physicians and patients wish. And New York is available. for those who desire and have the money or other means of going there. Flying Parson GREAT PALLS, Mont.—(INS)— Parishioners of the Rev. Donald D. Roehl at Fallen, Mont., believe they have the nation's only flying parson. The minister of the Zion and Bad Route Creek Lutheran churches uses a Piper Cub to attend pastoral duties' in the rugged mountain region. Reverend Roehl flew with the Air Force during the war. At 40 miles above the earth the temperature reaches 170 degrees above zero, says the National Geographic society. Pitt Product Clips Capital PITTSBURGH—(INS)—A lot of credit for holding things together in Washington could properly go to a Pittsburgh concern. It is the -Pittsburgh .Cut Wire Company which has sold Uncle Sam 800,000,000 wire paper clips since the start of the Korean conflict. This amount, weighing about 1,000,000 pounds and. requiring 55,000 miles of wire, is enough to girdle the glo|« twice, with some to spare. The factory uses about a carload of wire a week, and although Pittsburgh is the . center of steel production in the U. S., most of the wire for paper clips, oddly enough comes from New England, St. Louis, Cleveland, and Buffalo. The company reports that unlike during World War n when paper clips were in short supply because of a metal shortage, inventories of raw materials at this time are quite large. Two Licensees V Cited By Board For Violations The Board of License Commissioners for Allegany County have cited two establishments holding licenses to sell alcoholic beverages to appear February 19 at 10:30 a. m. to answer charges of violating, the liquor laws. Cited were Kenneth iD. Hacey and George S. Lynn, trading as Racey and Lynn Tavern, 259 Williams Street, and Thomas E. Davis, trading as Bowl Mor, Broadway, in Barton. The citations request the holders to show cause why - their liquor licenses should not be revoked or suspended for the alleged gambling. Three alcoholic beverage licenses were issued by the board this week. Back in December, tfoe board had informed Charles Nice (Jerfy) Wilkinson, former president of the Allegany County Boara of Commissioners, that he would be given the additional liquor licenses available to the county by virtup-of population increase between .11940 and. 1950. He was given the permit for premises at 116 Harrison ; Street. At the meeting Tuesday the board awarded Wilkinson a Class A (off-premises) beer, wine and liquor license for a new location, 22 Wineow Street, in place of the other site. Mary, H. Kaefer was given a Class A (off premises) beer license for premises at 231 .Independence Street. Michael J. Savarese was awarded a Class B beer license for premises • at 305 Baltimore Avenue. School Trains Singers For Grass Roots Opera Old Heidelberg Castle To Get Tourist Station HEIDELBERG, Germany— (ff)— Old Heidelberg castle, where even the moss has a famous tradition, is going to become more familiar to tourists. A new main railway station is to be built here so that anyone stepping off a train gets a good view of the castle's time-smoothed battlements. At present a visitor has'tto haul out his guidebook to find where the castle perches on green heights. The estimated cost of the station is five million dollaxg; According to the Machinery and Allied Products Institute, .capital invested per employe in 'all industry including agriculture is $11,200. MEMORIES: By HERMAN A. PARK AP Newsfemtures INDIANAPOLIS — Hilton TJ. Brown, 92-year-old dean of Indiana newspapermen, has fulfilled an "urgency that came with old age"— the publication of his autobiography. It required two years of writing and a fidgety wait lor public reaction, but "A Book Of Memories" has now been issued, unfolding thi story—not of his life—but of his times and friends. Brown has been with the Indianapolis News for 70 years and has been associated with Butler University 77 years. He is still, actively interested in both. The,.News Associated Press membership certificate is held by Mr. Brown. "When one writes an autobiography," Brown begins his book, "he is practically preparing his own funeral sermon and reminding his friends that at the obsequies he will be present but not voting." Brown, gentle - mannered and highly respected by colleagues and friends, has filled the book with lively incidents, many of them poking fun at himself. ' Hoosier Editor At 92 Writes Autobiography hibited him from telling how the Queen, after she left Indianapolis, told New York reporters that the most fiolished, most handsome and most cultured gentleman she met on her tour of the United States was Hilton U. Brown of Indianapolis. Describing himself in "my sunset days of life," Brown dedicated the book; to "generations 'of boys and girls who through the years have toboganned on Brown's hill." "I think how they symbolize life itself, the achievement fo the ride and the ever present need to rise again," he writes. HILTON U. BROWN One chapter deals with the visit to Indianapolis of Queen Marie of Romania. However, his modesty pro- Causes Cloudbursts The so-called cloudburst is caused by violent uprushes of air, which prevent the condensing raindrops from falling to the ground. When a large amount of water has 'accumulated at high levels, and the upward currents weaken, all of the water falls at once. LAST DAY IAST DAY 50c TONIGHT FAMILY NITE JURCADfT 50c STARTS TOMORROW FRIDAY 2 — Great Action Features — 2 !d r ~itl\ W ARYIARJ Finturt At: 12:00 . 1:5* 3:51 . 1:49 7:41 . 9:45 THE WOMEN'S PICTURE OF THE YEAR! The Story Millions Read in Cosmopolitan Magazine! from M-C-M ,limn* VAN JOHNSON DOROTHY McGUIRE RUTH ROMAN REHEARSAL in the.Grass Roots opera school. The council amended zoning ordinances to ban opera schools from residential districts and the school moved downtown. The would-be Carusos and budding prima donnas now practice in the rooms over the jewelry store and in a radio station's soundproof studios. Singing isn't the only subject taught. Students also get training .n opera dramatics, costuming and stage techniques. If they wish, they can receive undergraduate credit at the university at Chapel Hill about 30 miles away. About 20 students are enrolled. Most take full-time work, but some :ome in for evening classes. s The operas the students take on the road with the Grass Roots company are all given in English. This is the only way opera will ever gain a secure foothold in America, says Bird. Faculty members and local singers are recruited to fill out the casts for Grass Roots productions. Music is supplied by Mrs. Rucker at One piano; .In choosing operas for production, Bird steers ...away from such heavy fare as Wagner. Comic opera is the standard choice. Mozart's "School for Lovers" is a favorite. The company also has presented Bizet's "Carmen," and Verdi's "La Traviata." By BRYAN HAISLIP AP- Newsfeatures •RALEIGH, N. C. — The glitter of the Diamond Horseshoe of New York's Metropolitan Opera House is reflected in a studio over a jewelry store here. It's a long jump between the two points, but Director Robert C. Bird of the Carolina Opera School believes some of his students can make the grade. The school, launched under the extension service of the University of North Carolina, already has some of the glamour of the Met. One of its staff members is Norman Cordon, a. native North Carolinian who sang baritone roles with the Metropolitan. Another member, of the staff is Mrs. Estelle Rucker, equally famed as a concert pianist and as Vice President Alben Barkley.'s mother- in-law. Director Bird sees a future for the school as bright as the wares sold in . the jewelry '-store below. There's not another quite like it in the country, he declared. Some other universities offer training in opera, but this school has its own touring company to give students actual on-the-road experience, Bird explained. The Grass Roots Opera Company, a project of the North Carolina Federation of Music Clubs, helps the students take the music of Verdi and Mozart to small towns and rural areas of the state. The federation also helped launch the school. Bird, a former director of the Fort Worth, Tex., Civic Opera Association, said he has found a lot of enthusiasm for opera in touring the state. He directs the opera company as well as the school. The picture wasn't so rosy when the school first set up shop in a Raleigh residential district last fall. After the first few operatic trills sounded through the neighborhood, distressed citizens took their complaints to the city council. V- Fisher & Robinette 493 BALTIMORE AYE. THE TAVERN LARGE PARKING 'LOT Attend The Sot-optimist's Benefit Dance Ali Ghan Shrine Country Club Friday, Feb. 8th ART SHAFFER'S ORCHESTRA Courtesy SUPER 40 DRIVE-IN THEATRE Lowest Liquor Prices! Free Delivery . . . 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Beer License Sought Irene J. Klosterman yesterday filed an application with the Board of License Commissioners for Allegany County for a beer license at 616 Columbia Avenue. Mario Lanz* — IN THI — "Great Caruso" RETURNING BY POPULAR DEMAND SUNDAY I MONDAY, ftt. 10, 1) BAR 107 N. CENTRE PHONE 5744 SEAFOOD Tr'nd Shrimp • Sttannd Shrimp fiih Frllttl Crab Cak*i • Scallops Soft lh»ll Crab. lobiUr Turk • Labiln F!lltt» Sondwicfitt - Plotters a la Carl* Ordtrt ta Takt Out SERVING U Noon 'til Midnight •?"* /? ££ 'lUeaite STRAND NOW N O W toon MITCHUM •ow™ SCOTT I 'RYAN "Crooked River" SAT. - BREATHTAKING ADVENTURE ! PORT OF A THOUSAND ADVENTURES! Six-Gun Terror For Telegraph Heroes!

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