Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on February 13, 1952 · Page 16
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I HO SI III IU. - KEYSER And Tri-State Area News (16) Evening Times, Wednesday, February 13, 1952 Plans Set For Church League Play-Off s And Annual Dinner PIEDMONT, W. Va.—Plans for the play-off games and the annual dinner of the Tri-Towns Church Basketball League were made at a meeting Monday night at Piedmont High School, with Rev. George W. Davisson, vice president of the circuit, presiding. The first two play-off games will be played in the Bruce High School gym Westernport, at 9 and 10 a. m. The Methodist team will play the Episcopal five and St. Peter's will go against the Presbyterian entry. Trie finals will be played Thursday, February 21, at the Piedmont High gym. The two losers in the preliminary event will play at 7 p. m. and the finalists of this week's game will play at 8 p. m. John E. Grindle, member of faculty of Bruce High School, and William "Huck" Miers, athletic director of piedmont High School, were appointed to secure officials for the play-off games. The dinner will be held in the recreation hall of Trinity Methodist Church at 6:30 p. m., Mond'ay, March 10. The committee in charge of arangements will include Rev. O. Clarence Mitchell, chairman, Grindle and Charles Jackson. Vernon A. Staggers, principal of Piedmont High, Ted Metcalf and John Kelly were named to secure a speaker for the occasion. The champion team will receive a trophy and medals will be presented to the high scoring player and best foul shooter in the league. The foul shooting medal will be based on percentage, with those who have shot ten or more times eligible for the award. A sportsmanship medal will be presented to a player who will be selected by the players of the league. Conducts Program LONACONING — The program presented at the 16th Anniversary of the Auxiliary of Goodwill' Fire Company •was conducted by Mrs. Arthur Phillips. Fire Company Aids Annual Dimes Drive ELLERSLIE—The Ellerslie Volunteer Fire Company raised $136.87 'or the March of Dimes at the talent show it presented in the tommunity Hall recently. Together with the $135.02 raised at the State Armory in Cumber- and, the company has collected a total of $271.88 for the fund. Twenty-five acts were presented at the talent show. James Webster of Cumberland was master of ceremonies. The Auxiliary of the company served refreshments, with profits going to the Dime Drive. James Porter, on behalf of Ellers- ie Methodist Church, donated $16 to the fund. RUBINOFF And His Violin TONIGHT at 8 P. M. BEALL HIGH SCHOOL Sponsored by th* FROSTBURG LIONS Benefit Baby Clinic TICKETS $i,80-S2.4Q From Members or At the Door Ad Caurtny of CROWE PONTIAC CO. A Promise to Dad Though shortages may appear one/ cosfj go up we promise te do as w* havt in the past: keep prices as low as potiibh and quality high as ev«r. PTA To Mark Founder's Day BERYL, W. Va.—Founder's Day will be observed tonight by the Parent-Teacher Association of Beryl School. A program will include two skits, 'Parents With a Purpose" and '•Child Welfare Rainbow Skit." The principal characters in the first skit will be Mrs.' Virginia Whisner, Mrs. Mary Mclntyre, Mrs. Daphine Knott, Mrs. Edna Jenkins and Mrs. Lorna Fellers. Mrs. Beulah Metcalfe will be the pianist. Those in the other -will include Mrs. Pauline Forebeck, Mrs. Wanda Shillingburg, Mrs. Rebecca Maynard, Mrs. Irene Armentrout, Edwin Baldwin, Mrs. Vada Trenum, Mrs. Dorothy Feaster and Mrs. Ruby Funk. Robert Bryan will be narrator. > An added surprise wHl be "The Great Mephisto". Refreshments will served. Church Guild Plan* Card Party Thursday FROSTBURG—St. Mary's Guild of St. John's Episcopal Church will sponsor a card party tomorrow ai 8 p. m. in the parish house. Mrs. Samuel T. Walker has announced the following committees: Refreshments. Mrs; Arthur Tayor; candy, Mrs. Robert Elderdyce, Mrs. Rudolph Winkler and Mrs Bessie Lewis; tickets and tallies, Miss Annie B. Gray; cards and ables, Mrs. Eugene Smith, Mrs. Amer Suter, Miss Doris Stewart, and prizes, Mrs. Helen Stair, Mrs. Grace Mont. Canasta, bridge and 500 will be played. Truman Backs Re-Election Bid By Sen. Kilgore WASHINGTON—OT—The White House said that President Truman trongly supports the reelection of Senator Kilgore (D-W Va) and be- leves his departure from Congress would be "a great loss to the country." Presidential Secretary Joseph Short said Kilgore called on the President January 11 to discuss his political future. "The President strongly urged him ,o seek re-election, believing his departure from Congress would be a treat loss to the country," Shor Bald. He added the President "has noi offered Senator Kilgore" ft federa! judgeship. Kilgore has described as a "fantastic lie" a story published by the Charleston, W. Va., Gazette that he would withdraw from the eenatoria contest and support former Representative Andrew Edmiston for the office. Bible Program Set PIEDMONT—The Bible master; program being conducted by th Women of Piedmont Presbyterian Church will be held at 7:30 tonigh at the church. DEPEND ON YOUR TAILOR For Quality Workmanship Cleaning — Pressing Alterations THOMAS ELIAS 10 Witt Main Frottburg Beall School Sets Valentine Day Assembly FROSTBURG—The following assembly program will be presented by the pupils of Mrs. Taylor's room at Beall Elementary School at 2 p. m. tomorrow: A play, "A Surprise For Mr. Valentine," featuring a gypsy song, Hungarian folk dance, Swedish folk dance, "My Wild Irish Rose," accordion solo; Irish dance, and "Mother's Valentine." "Swing in the Center and Swing on the sides," square dance; "My Creole Sue," student teachers; acrobatics, Norma Festerman, Carol Richards; Danish folk dance, Norwegian folk dance, Swedish folk song and "Mr. Bullfrog." Miss Julia Ann Willetts will play the accompaniments for songs. Student teachers are Eileen Steele, Mary Lizer, Patricia Benna, Margaret Robinson, Rebecca Manuel and Darlene Brain. Pupils taking part in the program will be Harry Anthony, Mary Jo Binnix, Delman Bond, Bonita Brenneman, Lowell Chapman, Katie DeVault, Deanna Durst, Nornia Festerman, Jack Garner, Curtis Gomer, Richard Gomer, William Howsare, Linda Hutcheson, Doris Jeffries, Norma Johnson. Ruth Johnson, Virginia Lewis, Merle Llewellyn, Beverly Minnick, Frank Parry, Huey Powell, Carol Richards, Roy Ritchie, Donna Boss, George Sagal, Ranee Skldmore, Earl Snyder, Carolyn Spiker, Gary Taylor, Sylvia Ware, .Karl Watkins Charles Whitefield and Julia Willetts. Brief Mention The Frostburg Badminton Club will not meet, thia evening as scheduled. The next meeting will be held Wednesday February 20. A return match with the Cumberland Club has been scheduled for Monday, February 25, at Fort Hill High School. The first match ended in a 6-6 tie. The Annie Mayer Bible Class of St. Paul's Lutheran Church will meet tomorrow at 8 p. m. in the Sunday School room, with Mrs. Elmer Jones and Mrs. Thomas Harris as co-hostesses. Mrs Bernadette Boyle, Erkhart, is a patient in Miners Hospital. Mrs. William Sluss. Jr., West College Avenue, a recent patient in Miners Hospital, is now at home. The Senior Choir of First Congregational Church will hold a parcel post sale and bazar tomorrow night in the social room of the church. The Goodwill Club of Shaft Methodist Church will meet tomorrow at 7:30 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Elaine Miller, Shaft. A Valentine party will follow the business, meeting. The WSCS of Allegany Methodist Church will serve a pork supper tomorrow from 5 to 7 p. m. in the Zihlman Community Hall, for the benefit of ths church remodeling fund. The Auxiliary Unit of John R, Fairgrieve Post 2472. VFW, will meet at 8 tonight at the Legion Home. The Women's Work Group of the Frostburg Church of the Brethren will hold a box supper ton arrow at 8 p. m. in the parsonage, 2 Steyer Street. Rabbi Joseph Schimelman, pastor of Beth Jacob Congregation, Cumberland, will speak at the • Sunday evening service at First Congregational Church. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Quinn, 74 Locust Street, announce th« birth of a son February 7 »t Miners Hospital. KEYSER, W. Va. — Parents of jtudents at Keyser High and Elementary schools are much concerned over a cold epidemic which has affected attendance at classes. The epidemic was first noticed about 10 days ago, although some students missed classes before that time. In Keyser High, with an enrollment of 700 students, there were 90 absences last Wednesday. On Thursday, the total fell to 74 and then increased to 100 on Friday. Parker C. Black, principal, said there were 195 absentees Monday and 202 yesterday. The epidemic has struck the high school basketball team hard. Three members of the first team were invalided home yesterday and it is expected they will not be able to play in a game with Piedmont High tonight. In Keyser Elementary Schools, S. T. McGee, principal, said yesterday that there were 250 students home with illness. That is 31 per :ent of the enrollment, he said. McGee said that the epidemic seemed to have struck the lower grades last week,- primarily the first ind second. This week, he added, it has hit the upper grades, the fifth and sixth in particular. Parents are worried because the epidemic, whatever it is, has affected not only two and three in a family jut the parents as well, and they relieve it might be better to close the schools for awhile, to prevent the spreading of the epidemic. One family was reported that had six members of the household as victims of the epidemic. . It is noticeable, report members of some of the families affected, that the illness leaves the patients very weak following the attack, and add that those who have suffered from the attacks show effects of the weakness that extends beyond the length of the actual attack, which has averaged from three days to a week. The illness is not confined to students, as there have been many cases of adult attacks, but from local doctors' viewpoint, the attack has not reached a really serious epidemic stage. Circle Set§ Meeting WESTERNPORT—The Westernport Circle of the Women of First Presbyterian Church will meet at the home of Mrs. David G. Mcln- tyre, 433 Walnut Street, at 2:30 p. m. tomorrow. Demo Club To Meet LONACONING — The George's Creek Democratic Club will meet tonight at the Legion Home here. For Sale: Large Parlor Heatrola. Phone Frostburg 401-J after 3 p. m. Adv.—N-T-Feb. 12-13 - In Appreciation We wish to thank each and everyone who in any way contributed to the success of our shower last Saturday. Sisters of St. Joseph St. Peters Convent Westernport. Md. Adv.—N-T-Feb. 13 For Teacher For Sweetheart CANDY HEARTS Comic Valentines CHARLIE HILL'S NEWSTAND 26 W. Main St. Frostburg FROSTBURG ELECTRIC Motor Winding Radio and Refrigeration PROMPT SERVICE ALL WORK GUARANTEED Cold Epidemic At Keyser Hits School Attendance Health Nurses Set Meeting At Keyser KET3ER, W. Va.—The February meeting of District No, 5. Public Health Nurses, will be held Friday in the Department of Health offices in the Mineral County Court House. Miss Madalyn Bazzle, principal of Limestone School and justice of the peace for New Creek District and Mineral county, will be the speaker. Her topic will be "Social Health." The local chairman, Mrs. Thomas R. Smith, Jr., will introduce the speaker. Representatives will be present from Grant, Hampshire, Hardy and Mineral counties. Mrs. C. K. Holmes, supervising nurse of District No. 5, with headquarters in Martinsburg, will be a guest. Girl Honored With Party On Birthday LONACONINO — Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Green, East Main Street. entertained recently with a party for their daughter, Kay Ann, on her eighth birthday. Attending were Millie Lou Kaiser, Luke, and Catherine Inskcep, Katheryn Trost, Donna and Janice Lewis, Bonnie Zarger, Ruth Lewis, Reba James, Arlene Staup, Judy Richardson, Scott Wilhelm, Hugh and Ray Ravenscroft, Carl Buskirk, Gordon Green, Jr., MichaelDelaney, Jack Merrill, Fred Mctz and David Frye. Six Paw Paw Men Take Physical Examinations PAW PAW. W. Va. — Six local men received their Selective Service physical examinations last week af Alexandria, Va. Taken by bus to the armed forces center were Marvin Duvall. Raymond Pprtmess, Roland Kaylor, Wayne Bailey, Donald Kerns and Harvey Wood. Welfare Club Slates Events WESTERNPORT — Final plans were made by the Social Welfare Club for a*public ham supper.to be held Tuesday, February 26, from 5 to 7 p. en. in the recreation hall of Piedmont Trinity Methodist Church. Mrs. Naomi Kuhnle and Mrs. Genevieve McMillen, are co-chairmen of' the event planned at a meeting in the Potomac Club. The club will sponsor a lecture at the Trinity Methodist Church Monday, May 5, by Dr. Gertrude Cross, psychiatrist, of Sykesville. Mrs. Maxine Prado, chairman; Mrs. Sally Willey, Mrs. Frances Alongi and Mrs. Edith Ballarion were appointed members of a committee to make plans for a midwinter dinner, and dance for the club's members, husbands and friends. s Mrs. John Leech was voted a new member. A report was given by Mrs. Betty Brundige on tentative plans of compiling a handbook on the specific duties of the officers. Mrs. Genevieve McMillen and Mrs. Sally Mamolen is assisting. Mrs. Lucile Roeder, street commissioner 01 Cumberland, will speak at the next meeting of the club Thursday, March 6, at the Potomac Club. Rita Duckivorth Feted With Party LONACONING — Rita Louise Duckworth was Honored wtih a party on her eighth birthday by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Duckworth. The event was held at the VFW Home. The Valentine motif was used in the birthday cake and table decorations. Attending were: Betty Ann Kirkwood, Karen Myers, Nancy Dickens, Mary Lou Colleen and Peggy Stakem, Mary Madeline Smith, Catherine Stephens, Frances Glenn, Patsy Schlerth, Carol Jean Stephens, June and Peggy Cutter, Sandra Moffatt, Ina and Rena Schramm, Gerald Humphrey, Robert Evans, Robert DelSignore, Keith Wilson Robert Brown, James Stakem, Richard Duckworth, Warren Foote Ronald Wilson, Daniel Moffatt, Franklin Bennett, Marguerite Stakem, Mrs. John Dicken and Mrs Rose Marie Meese. Kenny, Elliott Termed Best In Play Event WBSTERNPORT—"Who Gets the Car Tonight?" was the winning play .n the annual play tournament presented Sunday night by the students or St. Peter's High School in the school auditorium. Martha Ann Kenny was selected as the best actress and Thomas Elliott the best actor. Bernadette Pendergast was named the second best actress and Martin O'Rourke and William Kolberg were tied for second honors for the actors. The report, of the judges was given by Rev. Kenneth Rizer, pastor of the Church of the Assumption of Keyser, W. Va. The other two judges were Mrs. P. E. Berry, Piedmont, and Mrs. Catherine McGiboney, Westernport, a member of the faculty of Bruce High School here. Those taking part in the winning play, directed by John Patrick "Who Gets the Car Tonight," a comedy written by Chris Sergei, were Charles Weicht, Miss Kenny, Thomas Elliott, Sally Kay Fredlock and Robert Myers. Those taking part in the opening play,- "Just My Style" written by Dorothy Sterling and directed by Irene, Determan, included Mary Mertz, Patricia Mills, Ruth Skid- aiore, Frances Ann Hannon, Virginia, Myers, Patricia Collins and Clara Taylor. Donna Elias directed the second play, a drama, "The Forgotten Man," written by Jewell Bothwell Tull, included Martin O'Rourke, James Small, Bernadette Pender- st; - Margaret Collins, S y 1 v i o Mayolo, Sara Murphy, and William Kolberg. A group ensemble comprised of Margaret Collins, , Donna Elias, Martha Ann Kenny, Marian Laugh- iin, Rose Marie Mayolo, Bernadette Pendergast, John Patrick, Charles Weicht and Rayma Wright, played between the plays. , ' The soloists were Marian Laughlin, Irene Determan, Margaret Collins, Bernadette Pendergast, Martha Ann Kenny, Donna Ellas, John Patrick and Charles Weicht. Piano accompaniments were played by Mrs. George P. Ord. School Glee Club Sings At Church PAW PAW, W. Va.—The Glee Club of Paw Paw High School presented a musical Sunday night at Paw Paw Methodist Church preceding the evening sermon.- The chorus of 60 voices is directed by Alfred Snyder, music instructor at the school. The program included an organ prelude by Snyder; "Soon Ah Will Be Done," by the glee dub; "God So Loved The World." "The Lord Bless And Keep You," and a number by a vocal sextet comprised of senior high school girls. Paw Paw Sets Registration PAW PAW, W. Va.—Registration of voters in Morgan County will begin Monday. Miss Betty Sherwood and Mrs. Betty Snyder will be registrars lor the 18th precinct and Mrs. W. H. Norton and Miss Myrtle Flora, the 15th precinct. Brief Mention Mrs. M. P. McCabe, who has been a patient in Allegany Hospital. Cumberland for the past seven weeks, has returned to her home. Mrs. Lee Rader, Sutton. W. Va.. has been the guest of her sister. Mrs. H. W. Garrett, for the past month. Janice Larkin, Cleveland, Ohio, is visiting her 'grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Larkin. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rung left Saturday for Elizabeth, N. J., where they will reside. Mr. Runp is employed there. He was formerly a foreman for the finding leather department of the Keystone Tanning and Glue Company, which abandoned its plant here. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Slough attended the funeral of the former's mother, who died here Friday, in Clifton Forge, Va. 4 Sgt. Fred Robertson is spending a furlough here with his wife and parents. Card Party Tonight LOWACONING — A public card party will be held tonight in the Pythian Hall, Bridge, 500' and canasta "will be played. Mrs. Edna Bradburn is in charge. Young couple desires unfurnished 3 or 4 room apartment, good location, in or near Frostburg. Contac Mr. or Mrs. Piland, Hotel Gunter. Adv.—N-T-Feb. 13-14 For Sale: New Spinet Piano. Phone Frostburg 887-M. Adv.—N-T-Feb. 13-14 For Rent: Three room furnished apartment, Private Bath and Entrance. Adults only. Phone Frostburg 191-J. Adv.—N-T-Feb. 13-M [We Have a Complete Line' of [SWEETHEART and COMIC< VALENTINES end Valentine Candy PARISE' Frostburg DANCE TONIGHT CENTURY ATHLETIC CLUB Mechanic St. Frostburg Student Maintains Perfect Record FAW PAW, W. Va.—Nancy Me. Divitt headed the honor roll with perfect grades for the last six weekt 3f the semester and for the semes- er at Paw Paw School. Others on the honor roll wer« Raymond Pridley,' 2.8; Janet Rich, 2.75; James McKee, 2.75; John Herrell. 2.5; Louis Herrell, 2.5; James Host, 2.5; Curl Miller. 2.5; Sara Kay Youngblood, 2.5; Jean Portmess, 2.4, and Russell Brels "> ford, 2. ' 1 Store Owner Dies CHARLESTON, W. Va.—(/R—O. J. Morrison, 83-year-old owner of department stores throughout the state, died of a heart attack last night at his home in Coral Gables, Fla. 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