Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on May 28, 1957 · Page 11
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Member Associated Press Sixteen Face Charges In Court Friday Men Waive Jury Highls For Trial On As&iull Counts Sixteen young men will appear In Circuit Court Friday lo face charges of statutory rape of two 13-year-old JMt. Savage Uoad girls in recent mcnlhs. State's Attorney Paul M. Fletcher said the 16 men have asked for immediate trials and have waived their right to indictment by a grand jury. The next grand jury term ot court is in October. The men will be tried on criminal information-, which will he pie Eenled before ihe court by Fletcher. Associate Jjdge Morgan C. Harris will preside. The 16 men are Richard Edward Smilli, 24, Bedford Street; William Donald Crosten, 19; Paul Wayne Fetters, 20; Samuel Lee Lepley, 18; Joseph John Riley, 18; Gary Lulher Fuller, '20; Charles Edward Jenkins, 18; Raymond C. Fuller, 18; all ot Hie Corriganville section. Robert Clayton Blank, 19, and Wilbcrt Gordon Lavin, 23, belli of Ml. Savage; Edgar William Smith. 25, Bedford Street; Thomas Carl Ilotl, 23, Bowman's Addition; Benjamin Imes, Jr.. 22,. Flintstone; Charles Hunter! Deans. 21. Barrclville; William Winner. 21. Froslburg and Rob-, crt William Cross, 20, Bedford! Road. F There are four Juveniles also- I involved in the morals case and they will be tried . in Juvenile Court. The investigation inlo Ihe case started with the arrest of two men. Then, as the probe; continued, more and more young men became involved. i A number of additional men src being questioned concerning the case, but have yet to be charged with any offense, TUESDAY, MAY 1957 Hospi rush Blaze _>italizes Ridgeley Man John D. Barncord. 32. ot 20 Potomac Slrect. «-as reported "improved" this morning at Memorial Hospital when 1 he wns admitted last Thursday evening with serious burns. Attaches said today Barncord sustained second degree burns on both arms, hands, shoulders and the chest. He has been band- from his finger tips to his shoulders. Barncord. an employe of the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory, suffered the burns while cleaning the back yard of his property. It started In gel dark as he was burning rubbish and a section ot old fence, and he reportedly poured gasoline on the fire to "hurry",Ihe chore. The flash from the blaze ignited his clothing and he probably would have suffered more serious burns except for the prompt action of his father. C. V. (Buck) Barncord, who threw him lo the ground and rolled him to snuff th>: fire. County Board Awards Work To Contractor John F. Trestle, local heating and air conditioning contractor, oday was awarded the contracl o install an air conditioning unit and duct work for the vaulf room n the Allegany County Board of Commissioners' Court House. Trostle agreed duct work and furnish and install Pool To Open On Thursda NEW PPG OFFICE BUILDING — The new .main office building of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Works 7 at North Branch has been completed and lurned over lo Ihe company by the contractor. The top photo shows the modern combinaiion reception-telephone switchboard room where a photo-mural of plant operations will also be installed on one wall. In Ihe lower photo is shown the main entrance to the building. Doors are of tempered plate structural glass. Glass is used in 80 percent of the building. Glass Plant Main Of f ice Placed In Use Obituary BAGLEV—Walter ford. E., 64, Bert BAKER—Carolyn Sue, 4. Barton Police Probe Robbery Report City Police loday continued in vestigation of. a robbery at the State Group To Get Report On Juveniles Circuit Courl Level Included In J'hiil Of Study Committee The Maryland Commission For he Prevenlion and Treatment of Juvenile Delinquency will hold its innual meeting, this weekend in Baltimore. Morris Baron. local attorney, who was appoinled to the Juve- He Court Committee of lhe com-! jission by Gov. Theodore Ii McKeldin. will atlend the ses- ions Friday, Saturday and Sun- lay. Baron said this morning lhat tis committee's report is ready ind will be presented at an afternoon session on Salurday. One of the recommendations n Baron's report is that Juvenile Courts in lhe state of Maryland le placed on a Circuit Court cvc-I. The local attorney noted hat only Allegany and Washing- on counties are not on a Cir Court level. Other recommendations include „ hat there be available to the H ji v udge of lhe court for the chil- " * Iren and families real men vide juvenile court statistics should be established by each - Tl)e -Mayor and Council excusably and Baltimore City so ed one of its members from vot hat m turn slatista could be ng yesterday, then went on rec- available on both a county and ord as favoring a proposed {ran stale basis as lo the number and characteristics of children appearing before the courts. the -stall The a few has no vindows and the lack of ventila- discomfort among county office workers who must use (he room. The vault room will be used by the County Assessing Depart ment after the county commis sioners move their meeting place :o the auxiliary court room on Ihe second floor of the Cour House. The present meeting place will be used by the Count Finance Department. . The commissioners also award ed a contract to George V. Steele local painting contractor, lo apply cement type paint on the walls of Iwo rooms in the Cour House basement. The rooms wi! i>e used in connection with the work of installing new equipmen: in the records office at lhe Courl House. Steele bid S2ID to do the work and Whitman and Cessna, city bid $240. Delbcrt Martin. Mt. Savage, in American Iron and Metal Com - quired what he could do abou the company by the contractor.] son= Basically L-shapcd. the two-jKKLLAR story building is 165 feet by 150J and is approximately 60 percent:KI\G—3 of glass construction. | <!< Gene Mason, acting recreation ,\ director, said today Constitution Park swimming pool will open al noon Thursday, Memorial Day and remain open until 9 p. m. The pool will be closed Friday but reopen Salurday and Sunday. jceived the complaint William E., 69, for- Kherson. raana f • merly of Tunnelion. I oiice were informed that ap- iproximately 700 pounds of melal Fmma f 01 glass was used. This specially glass has (he paint fused in and in this case is blue. Offices in .lhe new.building include those of Ihe plant manager, Robert M. llainsfurlher. the as- nierly of 133 78. for- Hanovcr Street. i. . . • |WaS Slc ' Cn metal, property, which chased on a bid. -Martin said the constable THRASHER—C. Edgar. 66. Bal-itVhie IS'cw Residences over the weekend. [Mt said, is valued] wa Martin) suspected of taking Ihe }>.. pipe because Martin was not Ihe Thereafter, the pool will be open K .° 1b , - . only on weekends until June lolf' Slan ' raana ser mduslnal rela- when the full week's schedule will slarl. Pool hours Monday Ihr limore, native of Ml. Savage, j WIHTE-Mrs. Gay. 63, New' Castle, Pa. __ „.. Saturday will be from noon to 9 (personnel, -employment training, ^ vt -S Tl - H ,„, .safety, firs! aid. industrial cngi-i Folc >'' Jr ° u *"ineering and accounting. |Avenue, rii This Month Permits for nine new residences were granted this month by owner of the property at the lime. -Martin was referred state's attorney's office. Ihe building engineer and three Alloss B. Fnley Jr. ^ _ ^ WESTERNPORT — Atless B. f cr additions to dwellings al an 39. of 224 Maryland'estimated cost of.S60.650. p. m. On Sundays it will be p. m. to 9 p. m.. Mason said. A fee of IS cents wilt be charged for those 15 years of age the filtration system is being ^.,,,5 „,,,. a^uullllllK. | ri ' Cd !aSt "'8 ht al P °Also in the building is the com-j toirlac Vallc J* Hospital. Kcyser. binalion rcccplion room and Iele-' snorll 5' after suffering a heart phone operator's office.' Lounge attack. chairs and greenery grace the' A native of Beryl, W. Va.. he ' ' 'jecn employed at the Luke' jiijifrior aeccraior. yvficn the plant•*"" of the West Virginia Pulp 1 pool and b th ' s ° cs inl<> °P cr3lion - photographs- an d Paper Company for 20 years, llent shane and ! akcn in " IC >' latl < wi " bc V^i" 0 ,"'"! a member of Lafayette This brought the tola! for the first five months to $361 .lie compared to S312.905 the same period a year ago. Savage refused to serve a on a roan whom he Fun Fair Planned PTA dump road will be closed from 7 a. m. lo for repairs. Second Section Sports Auto Hill Climb Set In September Breakneck Roucl To Bc Scene Of Third Annual Evenl The (Sporls hnl u»S- cu "City Council hide „ * the hfivrki*e Ml«»^i chil- «*»"*» A Iclll 1 families a diversity of f? T^ -* • it facilities, lhat a state- T Ol' J? 1'clllClllSe oanv pany The report also recommends had writtc hat a special study be given as o ways and means of insuring more uniform practices in juvenile courts, that the magistrate's courts of Baltimore City, which ry 16 and 17 year olds, be consolidated and made fulltime; an exploration and stu'dy of the possibility of changing the stale- vide juvenile court law so that a child can be placed on probation without a determination of delinquency; each juvenile court should be adequately staffed wilh probation officers; clinical and psychiatric services for he study and care of children and adults must be available to he court in sufficient number and at the lime desired, and adequate detention facilities must be available to the courts whenever a child must be held for hearing or for study. which calls for S3.500 payment lo he city annually. Since no time limit had been ;et definitely, Commissioner iam H. Buchholtz suggeslc u years which met with general proval. be by resolution or ordinance. - me iivtuny Kut;^ 10 me pover Finance Commissioner John J. making lhe fastest timc on lne .ong said he would like to wait | tr i ckv course, which has five Cily^s Financial Picture Will Be Studied June 11 A meeling ofloca! bankers and city officials lo discuss lhe city's 'inancial structure will be held Tuesday, June II, at It a. m., it was announced today. Finance Commissioner John J Long last week in a letter to the Mayor and Council. He said lhat current financial obligations. '' magnitude of future projects and .'he the possible referendum on th i t i,-r P r °P ased 25-cent increase in the taken while (ax Hmitation "convince me we isked on the shou i d seek expert advjcc . he later pur- [o set ,j ng lhe j^.^ b|idget i August." The annual Fun Fair sponsored by the Parent-Teacher Associa lne lion of East Side School will bi held Friday on the school play ground. The program will opei with a dinner at 5;3fl p.m. Booths will be available foi Dump Road To Close Andrew Heller, slrect superin- soft drinks, baked goods and n™ij lendent. said today that garbage country slore items, while the uona '° Jirl Scout Troop sponsorfd b: third annual Nalional Car Hill climb will be held Salurday and Sunday September 7 and 8 on Breakneck Road off U. S. Route 40 in the Flintstone section. Announcement of the dates was made today by Dr. Benedict Skitarelic, local chairman of the jevcnl, when he appeared before the Allegany County Board of Commissioners lo obtain permis- sio nto close off Die Breakneck Road. The county board granted the permit and told Dr. Skitar- elic to meet with J. Walker Chapman, county roads supervisor, to arrange for handling fhe matter. The event is sponsored jointly by the Flintstone Volunteer Fire Company and Sports Car Club of America. Proceeds go to the fire company. Trial runs will he conducled Saturday, September 7, and fhe finals run off the nexl day. This Bill be the second year the event has had national status. The first year it was recognized by the Sports Car Club of America as a regional event. — . Many of the drivers who took yesterday, then went on rec- part in lhe National Sports Car a<: raimrlnfT -* n.............1 t "pvt «^ V.MI races at the Municipal Airport NEW LOCAL PASTOR—Rev. Carlton M. Harris has b'cen announced as the pastor of Centre Street Melhodist Church, succeeding Rev. Dr. Howard M. Amoss. who has been named pastor of Belli- esda Methodist Church, Salisbury. Itev. Mr. Harris comes here after having served eight years as pastor of Trinity Church at Salisbury. agreement „ „„.,. fas Company. C. L. Robbins. C&A manager May 17, 18 and 19 will take part in the hill climb. The race carries the same action as soonjear races at IhePairport and will ' - agreement be counted toward the national championship contest among drivers. Among the trophies in competi- „ „ ••,,". — i''°" w >" he the Pittsburgh Plate ^"••.i!"™? 1 !. 2 :.? 1 ! 8 " 10 ? 23 i Glass Company silver punch bowl, which must be won three „ . ... {times by lhe same driver to be But, said city attorney Thomas>g amed as a permanent posses.. Finan,-official action on the S ion. The winner's name each ranchise agreement will have lo ye ar is engraved on lhe bowl. The trophy goes to the driver o east his vote until the resolu ion or ordinance is presented. Finan said that a motion would lave to be made lo excuse bim- Long said he would make the motion and did. It passed. curves. The large silver punch bowl was won last year by Carroll Shelby, internationally famous racing driver .from Texas. He won the feature race at the sports car races at the airport The proposed franchise agree-! hvo wec k s 0 mcnt got a 4-0 vote. " Under a franchise agreed upon'/~i T-k • in 1924. the gas company has \jtlHCCY LfTlVC been giving free gas to the city during the heating season with the city paying its gas bills in the non-heating season. The franchise did -not specifically guarantee" free gas, however. In September 1955. the company established a policy of discontinuing free gas to municip alities since the Public Service to-hous Total Spars Over $10,000 Allegany counly's 1957 Cancer Jrusade reached a record total of 510,272.42 loday with house- canvass reports from — .......* ..-..i,... ...^ . uu,.%. ..... . "->- nf-l lu Lit t; LUIlViihb [epUrlS 1 IO1H Commission did not condone such jju| c Orleans. Ellerslie, Midland, a practice. In lieu of free gas, Flimstone and several other the com- communities and a check- tor ... _. -. „„ c—-, _-..- i.tJillUiUHllZe.3 <JIJU <d CIL£LK ILH pany offered to pay lhe city a 5400 from the Amcelle Employes $2,400 annual franchise tax. Charity Fund. The $3,500 figure is the result "Today's figure is more than of several meetings between the ; 3|00 0 above last year's final city and gas company, the latest of which was held on May 7. Cub Scouts Get Awards A number of awards were made at a recent meeting of Pack 1, Cub Scouts of Columbia Street School. Awards went to Paul Hunion, Milson Robinette. James Brady, > c William Wilson. Kenneth Royce, "rary VanMeter, Robert Web- Donald Digman, Charles Holf- total, and is believed to be the largest amount ever raised in a cancer drive in the county," William Walsh, president of Allegany County Chapter, Maryland Division, Inc., American Cancer Society, said this morning. Particularly gratifying to campaign officials, Walsh added, was the $83.50 reported from Little Orleans in the far eastern section of lhe county where an excellent job was done by Mrs^ Dale Sipes, Mrs. Robert Twigg, R b p. m. tomorrow the PTA will operate booth. and under. All over IsVear's will n '' 0d ° rn /«™" *«jopST by 'an,''ad pay 3S cents ' interior decorator. When the plant - Ml11 Mason said the pool and bath-fe^' 0 ° p " al ' bouse arc in excellent shape and • '" " IC pl ,, ,, ,,.-.,. ,„,,.• ih» t;iir,ii™ „.,.. :. •.-! m preparing a photo-mural |o;Lodgc 3, hmghts of Pythias, " decorate the wait or. one side of the Piedmont Presbyterian checked today by a company representative. Final cleanup of the bathhouse is underway by park employes, headed by superinten oi the reception room. " dent Robert R. Golden, and the p i ". • ^ . renovated interior is expected to'*-" "UllcllIUJl OCL prevent crowding and congestion as has occurred in past years. Several hundred new-type clothing baskets have been purchased for patrons' convenience. Trash Pickup Schedule Set Trash pickup days in connection with "Clean Up Week" June 3-7 have been announced by street commissioner William If. Buchholtz. Debris must be placed on curbs by 8 a. m. and the schedule is as follows: June 3: Williams Road to CtO Canal. June 4: Williams Street to Wills Mountain lo Wills Creek. June 5: West Side. Buchhollz, whose department is co-sponsoring the drive with Ihe Garden Club of Cumberland, said: "This is a general clean up and cily trucks Ail] pick up anylhing residents want to Ihrow away." Church. He was a son of Alice B. Foley Sr. and the late Kreugh (Knott) Foley. Surviving are two sisters. Mrs. Madge Darnley, Westernport. with whom he lived, and Mrs. Forly-fivc seniors of Ridsdey -- - — i High School will receive diplo-j Martic ' Kinccr. Westernport. | inas loday at 8 p. m. at llic! The body is at the Boal Fun-1 school's annual commencement- cra ' Home, Westernport. It will; exercises. 'he taken lo the Piedmont Pres- The address will be de l: vered:^5'tcrian Church at noon Thursby Dr. Deimas F. Miller, assojdsy for services at 2:30 p. m. by. ! ciate professor of education atjlhe Rev. Robert M. Campbell. West Virginia University and'pastor. Interment will be in; principal of University High Philos Cemetery. School in Morgantown. I Carolyn Sue Baker Sludenl speakers will be John; BARTON—Carolyn Sue Baker. Trier, valedictorian, and Robcrl'4, daughlor of Mi" and Mrs. Jo- ! Saville, salutatorian. jseph M. Baker. Mill Run. died; Diplomas will bc presented by;last nighl . at Potomac Valley \ Charles E. Shepherd, a member!Hospital. Kcyser. j of Ihe Mineral County Board oil Surviving, besides her parents I Lducalion. Awards will be an-are five brothers Pvl Vaiichn 1 pounced by M. M. Heiskcll. the Baker. Army: Charles. James.! school principal. Pl1l ,| and H - cnry ^^ al| a ,' home; five sisters. Mrs. Robert! Brady, Philadelphia: Mildred, Thelmas. Bonnie Lou and Gloria .lean Baker, all at home. „ „, The body is it the Boal Fun- the local Metropolitan Life In- eral Home. Wcsternporl. It will surance Company are attcndingibc taken to the Mill Run Metro Local Group Attending Insurance Conferciicc Five members of the staff of .uther Bittinger, Harold Yankele- jvilz, David Judy and Walter Rotruck. Den chief's cords went to jeorge Izat and Lee Judy. New members who received 3ob Cat pins are James Work, William Rosenmarkle, Jeffrey Sauer, Richard Cage, Norwood Zegles. James Dillon and Fred Korner. Brook Bodkin, slate forester, who was introduced by Cubmas- .er James Gall, presented several films. Ti In Beer Dispute Testimony was taken today in a remonstrance filed with Alle- g>r Lie ance Union Grove. S.12.23, Mrs. Al- 519.14, charter review conducted by ' „,,,„,, u 3 S. H. Hams Jr.. comrmttecman. bert vvindish. chairman. I Homeivood Addition, iMrs. Henry Knieriem. captain. House-to-house canvass reports have been received from all sections of the county except West- a conference in New York. The group includes Elza Bray, Oakland; Raymond Blank. Frostburg; Ronald Screen. Cumberland; William Kesncr, Kcyser, and Howard Slricklcr, Kroslburg. dist Church noon tomorrow for services al 4 p. m. The Rev. Joseph Fatkin. pastor, will officiate and interment will be in Sinklcr Cemetery, Cross, W. Va. tConlinucd on Page i2t ABL EMPLOYES IfOXORED—Two employes of the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory al Pinto have received 15-year service pins from the Hercules Powder Company which operates lhe ABL facility for lhe Navy. Pictured, lefl lo righl, are Dean W. \Vclder and A. Richard Shoff, lhe two employes, and D. H. Little, plant manager. Welder, rocket development superintendent, started with Hercules at Radford Arsenal in Virginia and after sevvral years at Sunflower Ordnance Works in Kansas came to ABL in 1946. Shoff came to ABL from Sunflower Ordnance where he was ballistics supervisor. He is a research associate here. T- , IJUUIi^. SOI.. Refreshments were served and nell- c tain _ Mrs. A. R. Shaffer and Mrs. n L. Golden. They visited all homes in the wide area to collect the largest amount ever raised in Ihe community in any fund-raising effort. Other recent reports follow: Ellerslie, $101. 75. Mrs. A. B. Slahlman, captain. Cumberland Lions Club. $66.50, Midland. SI56.83. Mrs. Clement Stakem. captain. Gilmore. S2LH. Mrs. Percy Michaels and Mrs. Harry Warnick. co-captain. Flintstone-P o 1 i s h Mountain, $90.92. Mrs. Alma Hoffman, captain. city Pur- Bedford Road 'beyond limits). SSI.10, Mrs. Fred ernport-Luke. 'We hope to close the books is hoped that the approximately for premises in the 1000-block of score of men having special gifts cards make their returns not Oldtovvn Road A permit for the premises, for- ----- —--- ir.crly occupied bj tht Allegany !ater ll)an tfia t time Instrument Company, is sought' — by Kathleen Seaders and Thomas! 1 ' 31 " r - : 'Sl I'lissioilitr) l/lfiole. 1 The remonstrance ag.linsl Ihe license was signed by about 100 F.ir Easl Mis K-rnncle Speaker A missionary to the Far East. residenls of the neighborhood. They cite the lack of adequate ••""• - ii •vm^a. parking space and location of a | s P ea!!er at service number of similar establishmentsiP- m - a ' '^ e Glad i the area. ' '" " Thomas B. Finan was the attorney for the license applicants and W. Earle Cobey represented ths remonstrants at today's hearing. A decision in the case will bi made by the board aflcr it studies a transcript of the testimony. who is reluming to that area for " i Formosa, will be the at services today at 8 it the Glad Tidings Tabernacle. Bowman's Addition. The missionary is David Plymire, who was born in China of missionary parents and raised in that country. He has served as a missionary in northwest China and Tibet and will show films of those countries in connection ;ith his talk tomorrow night.

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