Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on February 14, 1952 · Page 18
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 18

Cumberland, Maryland
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Thursday, February 14, 1952
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EIGHTEEN EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1952 Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker Count To Ten: Swearing Costs 25 Cents A Word BALTIMORE — Husbands who beat their wives may be beaten • too. The sheriff has the authority to administer 40 lashes to recal- citrants. It's the law. Written in 1822, it's still on the books, according to Dr. Horace E. Flack of the city's Department of Legal Reference at City Hall. Profanity costs 25 cents a word if you let off steam in the hearing of a justice of the peace, sheriff, coroner, county clerk or constable. Blasphemy gets more expensive, however, when cursing or writing profane words concerns "our Saviour Jesus Christ or of and concerning the Trinity or any of -the persons thereof." The fine then, is not more than $1,000 or imprison- ment of not more than six months or both the fine and prison term. Within the last four years many of the laws in the Baltimore City Code's 1927 'edition have been repealed. No longer must the owner or owners of frolicking errant goats forfeit their animals and pay S2 fines; nor is permission granted, as in 1879, for all. except Baltimore street residents, to erect hitching posts in front of their homes or businesses. Old laws usually remain on the books because there is no occasion to test them, said Dr. Plack. When he notices outmoded ordinances, he calls them to the attention of officials with the hope that repeal will follow. BAR Liquors Wines Draft Beer tor N. CENTftC PHONE S744 SEAFOOD Fried Shrimp • Steamed Shrimp Fi>h Filftti Crab Cak»» • Scallops Soft SMI Crabs tobtttr Tails • Lobittr FHIitt Sandwich*! - Platttrs * a la Carte Orders to Take Out SERVING 12 Noon 'til Midnight ^^^^^^^^^w Many of the old laws still are valid, however. The 207-year-old tobacco law was written at a time when tobacco was less subject to inflation than present day dollars. The prankster who rings in a false alarm must pay anywhere from a $5 to $500 fine or be jailed. Blow your auto horn, explode firearms, race horses, hold riotious conversation beside a religious trieeting and the fine is considerably Jess—between $1 and $20. Parents who "suffer" their children to work in "gaming, fishing, fowling or hunting on the Lord's Day" are liable to $5 fines, based on a 1723 law. Aggressive hucksters are restrained by an 1899 ordinance. "It shall be unlawful for any person to sell goods, wares, produce or merchandise through the streets of Baltimore after 10 o'clock P. M. by calling out the names of or by making any loud or unseemmgly noise to attract attention to such goods, wares, produce or merchandise. 2 GREAT HITS 2 Last Day ALWAYS A GOOD SHOW ESPECIALLY DESIGNED TO PLEASE ALL THE FAMILY! pfopu &<**<*? OHARA MX* 50 —«»|RACY TONIGHT FAMILY NITE F STARTS "TOMORROW" FRIDAY WSON TOM NEAL ACTION CO-HIT "~ . "NAVY BOUND" UNFORGETTABL ENTERTAINMENT RETURNS! Starts Sunday GARDEN Feb. 17th Turn To Page 22 FREE GOLDFISH for Little Children BRING CONTAINER at G, G, Murphy's CUMBERLAND, MD. AN OLD-TIME INSTITUTION WITH NEW-TIMC WAYS WHEN THIS IS TOO FAR GO HERE If bill-paying trips are long and time is short, try paying by check—the mailbox is only a few steps away. Open your checking account at our bank. Violators pay fines from SI to $5. The huckster who tugs a passing shirt sleeve or lady's garment in the interest of his business is subject to a $10 tine. Cattle have carte blanche on Baltimore street any time. But the animals are restrained on "the avenue, street and highways" except between the hours of 1 P. M. and 4 A. M. from April 15 to October 15 and 10 P. M. to 8 A.M. from October 15 to April 15. In 1917 before World War I the lawmakers decreed that " 'The Star Spangled Banner' shall not be played, sung or rendered in the city of Baltimore or at any public places" except as an entire and separate composition without embellishments. And never played for dancing or as an exit march. Baltimore is believed to be the only city with such a- restriction, Dr. Flack said. The musician who disobeys and adds the national anthem to a medley selection shall be fined not more than $100. It's the law. Japanese Rubber Estate Being Sold In Malaya KUALA LUMPUR, Malaya—(/Pi— i Sales of Japanese rubber estates in Malaya brought $10,066,230 last year. The custodian of enemy property reported 16 enemy-owned estates remain to be sold. Proceeds go to pay war damage claims. A total of 112,675.979 pounds of rubber has been produced on the enemy-owned estates since the liberation. Spaghetti Supper SS. Peter and Paul Hall FAYETTE STREET SUNDAY FEBRUARY 17th 4 to 7 P. M. Adults $1.00 Children £Qc WVU Journalism Student Starts Korean Paper MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — W) — The Korean Messenger, a small four-page newspaper with an initial circulation of 1,000 and designed to be the voice of Korean students in this country, has made its debut under the editorship of Kyung Won Lee, of Seoul, Korea, a journalism student at West Virginia University. Lee said this is the first publication to be edited by Korean students in the United States. He hopes it will provide a link between the Kor- y/•'-<'- .. ^ ., For Relaxation Fisher & Robinetle ; v 493 BALTIMORE AVE. THE TAVERN WITH THE LARGE PARKING LOT ••'JET* <~* „':. WONDER BAR 21S Virginia Avt. FRIDAY NIGHT HELEN PETTIE'S TRIO SATURDAY NIGHT Jimmie Campbell's Star Dusters VOLUNTEER NOW for the Red Cross Blood Bank returning to Cumberland Feb. 25th and 26th YOUR BLOOD IS NEEDED Contact the Red Cross Office Postoffice Building Cumberland, Ma. Courtesy SUPER 40 DRIVE-IN THEATRE WITH EACH PURCHASE YOU RECEIVE if OS (FAIR TRADE MERCHANDISE EXCLUDE?) DURING %COHD NATIONALBANK MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM AND FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION PHONE 70 42>46iBALtMORE Sft NOW TWO HITS RONALD £ RHONDA REAGAN FLEMING IN "HONG KONG" COLOR BY TECHNICOLOR TIM HOLT cans and their homeland. The stall I The head or a Korean village is of the university's Daily Athenaeum assisted in the preparation of'the first issue. elected by secret ballot, with 0119 member of each household casting one vote. STARTS SATURDAY — TWIN EXCITING HITS! " TECHNICOLOR Made in the Course ot the Lewis Cotlm Amaom EinsJilrans i 1 . I ) CUMBERLAND- MARK AH D " W FEATURE AT: 12:22 — 2:13 — 4:04 5:55. — 7:46 — 9:40 "A woman like you isn't going to kiss more than one man like this!" 'HURDLE the BARRICADES" Brod Crawford leads his followers. "Shoot'em! Trample'em! Drive 'em 'out of Texas!" The battle of Texas STAR SIZZLES WITH ACTION! BEULAH BOND! OwtUbVlNCENISHERMSN Maud by Z.WSYNE GRIFFIN to H-E-H Pidnn SABLEvs CRAWFORD! The most exciting battle of bowie knives and wits ever screened! GARDNER slaps GABLE! Gardner's the kind of Texas Gal who makes men bum in more ways than.onel ^t Darnell TneawK • FRIDAY AND SATURDAY| Forged in the fires of infamy! Stained with the shame of barbaric outrages {Smashing at ail honor and decency! LAST DAY "KIT CARSON" and 'LAST OF THE MOHICANS" No Man Or Woman Is Safe From It's Terrible Power! f~ /I gcJt^J&e&he STRAND TONIGHT'-9:30 ON STAGE! j ENDS TODAY! MARTIN & LEWIS — IN — "SAILOR BEWARE" HELP PICK CUMBERLAND'S MISS VALENTINE OF 1952 SEE THE LOVELY YOUNG CONTEST. ANTS TRY FOR THE TITLE OF CUMBERLAND'S SWEETHEARTI EXTRA SPECIAL SATURDAY ONLY 6 - EXTRA CARTOONS PLUS - REGULAR - SHOW - * INCLUDING "LONE STAR" EXTRA CARTOONS SHOWN ONE TIME ONLY AT 11:25 A. M. DOORS OPEN SAT. AT 11 A. M. — FEATURE SAT. AT — 12:17 2:08 - 3:59 - 5:SO . 7:41 - 9:44 — AT REGULAR PRICES! STARTS TOMORROW (FRIDAY) Wto says a man is to be forgiven, but a woman NEVER!" SHELLEY WINTERS as a honky tonk strip tease whose warmth and wit bring the strangers together. GARY MERRILL as the stranger whose phone caJJ helps him straighten out his own life. \ MICHAEL RENNIE as a doctor who made a mistake and whose conscience won't let him forget it, KEENAN WYNN as a traveling salesman whose good natured vulgarity, will mislead you. BETTE DAVIS as the woman who teaches him the difference between adolescent and adult love!;

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