Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on February 26, 1952 · Page 14
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Cumberland, Maryland
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Tuesday, February 26, 1952
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FROSTBIJRG- KEYSER And Tri-State Area News (14) Evening Times, Tuesday, February 26, 1952 UNCLE VINCENT HAMRICK Octogenarian Shuns Barbers Until Republican Victory CHARLESTON, W. Va.—(£>)—"It's the first time I've seen Jesus," the little boy said to his companion as they gazed solemnly upon the face of. Uncle Vincent Hamrick of Clay the last time he came to Charleston, the night that Senator Taft spoke at Municipal Auditorium. Uncle Vincent remembers the incident well. He was standing on Summers Street when the two boys came along and the "least one" stopped and made the remark that the old man chuckled over and has cherished ever since. "If there's been any reward for letting my hair grow these last eight years," he explained, "the innocent remark made by. that little boy in Charleston is it. Bless him, anyway." 83 Years Old Uncle Vincent, who celebrated a birthday with George Washington last Friday, his 83rd, admits he's the central figure of a community joke in Clay. Women snicker, men hee-haw, and children, stare In open - mouthed wonder, but that doesn't bother him one bit. "No, sir," says the old gentleman, "I'll be danged If I'm going to have my hair cut- until a Republican moves into the White House. That should be this fall, son." He first made the remark eight years ago, In 1944 when President Roosevelt defeated Dewey. He was talking over the election when a jubilant Democrat, standing nearby, twitted him about his long hair. "You're danged right it's getting long," replied Uncle Vincent, a bit milled with all Democrats, "and It's not going to be cut until the administration changes, either." Was Lumberman Few thought the veteran lumberman would stick by his statement, but he hasn't allowed one of his long locks to be touched since then. "It'e grown so long in the past eight years, in fact, that he now holds it In place with gaily-colored combs. "I can't do a thing with It, otherwise," he says with a wink. Uncle Vincent doesn't believe in any of the New Deal shenanigans, not even Social Security, which he might be eligible to collect if he ever stopped working. "Stop working and retire on the government?" the old man *ays. "Not on your life. This country didn't grow great that way. Long as I can «tir, boy, I'll make my own way." He does, too. Uncle Vincent thinks nothing of jumping in his truck and driving to North Carolina to pick up a load of lumber for his yard on Route 4. He's always been in the lumber business, except for a few years when he peddled eye glasses Temple Interior Being Remodeled FROSTBURG — The interior of the Masonic Temple is being remodeled by Mountain Lodge 99, A. F. and A. M. The stairway from the entrance on East Main Street to the ceiling of the third floor is being reshaped. The walls and celling are being covered with an acoustic material and leatherette. The leatherette is being used for the wainscoting and is of dark brown embossed finish. The walls will be covered from the top of the wainscoting to the celling with a cream color wallboard with a tan border. The ceiling will be white perforated acoustic board. The lodge has also awarded a contract for an electric sign on the front of the building .which will contain a combination of lettering for use on different meeting nights. One combination will be used for the "Blue Lodge," another combination for the-meeting night of Ohr Chapter No. 26, Royal Arch Masons, another for the Mountain Council 17, Royal and Select Masters, and one for Mountain Chapter 15, Order of Eastern Star. In addition to improvements now underway, the lodge recently Installed a modern kitchen including refrigerator, cupboards, kitchen range and work table. The walls and ceiling of the remodeled kitchen are painted white and the floor covered with inlaid linoleum. Church Lists Lenten Rites FROSTBURG — The schedule of services during Lent tt St. John's Episcopal Church BBS been announced. It is as follows: Ash Wednesday. 6 a. m. communion; 10 a. m., morning prayer, litany, penitential office and communion, and 7:30 p, m. evening prayer litany and meditation. On Wednesdays during Lent through April 2 services will be 6 a. m. and 10 a. m., communion, 7:30 p. m., evening prayer, litany and sermon by a visiting priest. Fridays during Lent through April 4 will have the following schedule: 4 p. m., instruction for school-age children; 7:30 p. m., wening prayer penitential office and a lecture on the faith of the church; 8:15 p. m workshop in education to be conducted in the parish house by Miss Leila Stevens, principal of the Laboratory School at the State Teachers College, for church school teachers. The schedule of services for Holy Week will be announced later. Karen Logsdon Feted At Party MT. SAVAGE—Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Logsdon recently entertained with a party in honor of the fourth birthday of their daughter, Karen. A large cake decorated with pink and yellow centered the refreshment table. Those attending were Mrs. Harry Groves and daughter, Sharon, Cumberland; Judith and Bonnie Mankamyer, Judith Hughes. Mary and Ann Campbell, Marsha and Randa Aldridge, Edward Izzett, Patricia McKenzie, Robert and Edward Barth, Stephen, Maureen and Robertine Boyle, Patrick Logsdon, Mrs. Marcella Aldridge, Mrs. Marshall Logsdon, Mrs. Joseph Camp- sell, Mrs. Colin Barth, Mrs. Emma Izzett, Mrs. Stephen Boyle and Miss Katherine Graham. Bible Class To Meet WESTERNPORT —Young Ladles Bible Class of Trinity Methodist Church, will meet tomorrow at 7:30 p. m. at the home of their teacher, Mrs. Robert Derhnm, 402 Hammond Street. his prized "doctor of optics" diploma from the company. Only Republican The first time he ever voted was at LeatheiTvood in Braxton County where the countryside was full of Democrats and he grew up the only Republican boy In the schools of that area. "They tormented me something awful even then," he recalls, "but today I understand those old stomp- . _. ,. . . . ton, and Clay counties and received .*«., ^ ^ jr publicans than Democrats. That ,"..,. « n i . shows there s hope for this country Uncle Vincent also takes encouragement from recent GOP victories in Louisiana and New York and his meeting with Senator Taft in | Charleston. "I'll be delighted, boy, to have you come back to Clay for the haircutting ceremonies," he invited. "Some barber is really going to earn his pay (.his time." Come in and ask about our friendly Personal Loan service. Nurses Hear Heart Institute Report KEYSER, W. Va—District No. 5, Public Health -Nurses Association, leld its regular meeting with Mrs. Bertha Smith as chairman, Mrs. C. K. Holmes, supervising nurse, gave a brief report on a cardiovascular nstitute which she attended in January. During the afternoon the group visited the Davis Handwoven Mills. Group discussion was held following ,he visit. Those attending the rneet- ng were; Mrs. Martha Allenbaugh and Mrs. Frances Pancake, Hampshire County; Miss Ruth Kessel, Hardy County; Miss Ruth Barco, Grant County, and Mrs. Henrietta Allen and Mrs. Bertha Smith, Mineral County. Mrs. Persona.! James A. Thrush, Halde Street, is a patient in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. Baby Boy Born To Couple In Honolulu FROSTBURG—A baby boy weighing six pounds 10V4 ounces was born February 5 to Mrs, Mary Klipstein, wife of Wesley Klipsteln, radioman, second class, USN, at the Tripler Army Hospital, Honolulu, T. H. Klipstein, who is serving with the 14th Naval District Headquarters. Haiku Radio Station, Pearl Harbor, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Klipstein of Box 229-A, Frostburg. Mrs. Klipstein is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hracky of 1068 Bellows St., Akron, Ohio. The baby, named Wesley John, !s the second child for the Klipsteins who are residing Kaneche, T. H. at Box 608, Chapter Night Program Scheduled By Chapter FROSTBURG—Frostburg Chapter 221, Women of the Moose, will meet Thursday at 8 p. m. with Senior Regent Gladys Warnick presiding and Nell Kennedy, ritual chairman, and her committee will hold a chapter night program. An initiation of candidates will be held. Senior Regent Warnick has requested that all officers, escorts, and committee chairman wear short white dresses. Davis Church To Mark World Day Of Prayer DAVIS, W. Va.—A service in observance of the World Day of Prayer will be held in the Presbyterian Church Friday at 2 p. m. FLEDGES "JAILED""— These girls, pledges in Phi Omicron Delta Sorority at Frostburg State Teachers College, will be entertained at a dinner tonight in Happy Hills Bestaurant. The event marks the end of rush week, during which one of the ordeals that faced the pledges was spending an hour in the Frostburg City' Jail. Shown abovp in the Mountain City "cooler" are, seated left to right, Mary Virginia Weibrecht, Neva Geary, Clover Jean Clopper, Carol Conrad and Willie Ann Howes, and standing, Salley Beck, Ann Riggleman, Dorothy Shertzer, Barbara Henry, Jane Sauders, Gladys Wensel and Helen Benson. Topics Chosen In Lent Series FROSTBURG — Topics for the Lenten series of sermons at St. Paul's Lutheran Church have been announced by the pastor, Rev. Harold R. Stoudt. Tomorrow, Ash Wednesday at 7:30 pxn. Mr. Stoudt will talk on "Lent." The mid-week service for the remainder of the Lenten season will be under the topical head "Questions Pilate Asked," and will be March 5, "What Evil Hath Done?"; March 12, "What He Is Truth?"; March 19, "What Shall I Do With Jesus?"; March 26, "Art Thou a King Then?"; April 2, "Shall I Crucify Your King?", and April 9, 'Whether of the Twain?" The topics for the Sunday morning services during the lenten season will be March 2, "Love One Another"; March 8, "Victorious Faith" March 16, "Not So with Christians" March 23, "A Mighty Decision" March 30, "Drawn By the Saviour" April 6, "The Jerusalem Entry", and April 13, "The Message of Easter." The topics for the Sunday evening services are March 2, "The Dreadful Face" March 9, "The Dauntless Face" March 18, "The Dazzling Face" March 23, "The Dutiful Face"; March 30. "The Despised Face", and April 6. "the Devine Face." At the Sunday evening service, April 13, a 30-minute sound film will be porjected. It was produced by the United Lutheran Church In America to promote the 1952 emphasis, "The Bible In Dally Living." Homemakers Club Seeking Members MT. SAVAGE — Mrs. William Williams and Mrs. Doris Crowe were appointed to head a membership drive for the Mt. Savage Homemakers Club at a recent meeting in the St. George's Parish House. The following committees were appointed by Mrs. Margaret Haus, president. Reading, Mrs. DeNoma Yutzy; health insurance, Mrs. Isabel Adams; art, Mrs. Wesley Sleeman; fair and exhibits, Mrs. William Williams; citizenship, Mrs. Sarah Carter; nutrition, Mrs. Doris Crowe; recreation and nature. Mrs. Rose Wetmer; radio and Civil Defense, Mrs. Rita Cunningham; home and yard beautlfication, Mrs. Cecelia Albright: Rural Women's Short Course, Mrs. Wesley Sleeman, and health and safety, Mrs. Howard Huff. Mrs. Isabel Adams, vice president, ;ave a talk on health insurance. The club will sponsor an "open house" at Evergreens, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Trimble, Wed- Assembly Features American Folk Music, Dances, Contests FROSTBURG — The Do-Ci-Do Club of Frostburg State Teachers College presented an assembly yesterday showing various phases of American folk life. Music was provided by a string band composed of John Martin, Elmer Durr and Raymond Poffenberger. Group singing of two folk songs, "Red River Valley" and "Old Mountain Dew," opened the program. • A liars' contest, conducted by Thomas Furlow, was won by Robert Hutcheson. The second prize was awarded to Emery Turner and a prize for the most believable story was presented to John Lizer. Doris Harvey and Raymond Pof- fenbcrger, members of the Do-Ci-Do Club, sangs their arrangement of "Down The Trail of Achin' Hearts," a recent folk song. Eight members of the club gave an exhibition of the square dance figure, "Texas Star." Members of the audience participated In dancing the figure, "DJve For The Oyster." A pie-eating contest was conducted with couples from the audience participating. Lester Smith and Donald Hunt received first prize for finishing their pie first. The assembly was arranged by a committee consisting of Patricia Creek, chairman; Raymond Poffenberger, Gerald Turner, Emery Turner and Emily Popp. They were assisted by Dr. Dorothy G. Howard and Alfred A. Taylor, co-sponsors of the club. Brief Mention A social meeting of the .Catholic Women's Organization will be held at the K. of C. Hall today at 8:15 p.m. The nominating committee of Beall High Band Parents Association has announced that there will be a meeting of the association on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the school Mrs. Irene Horton, Hill Street, is a patient in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. Miss Lois Curry, Latin teacher at Lent Schedule Set At Church MT. SAVAGE—Communion will be administered at 6 a. m. and 9:30 a. m. tomorrow in St. George's Episcopal Church to mark the beginning of the Lenten season. Each celebration will be preceded by the recitation of the Penitential Office, a service used In Episcopal churches on Ash Wednesday since ancient times. There will be an evening service at which the rector, Rev. G. Stanley Schwind, will preach on "The Necessity of Intolerance." Similar services will be held each Wednesday night during Lent with other Episcopal clergymen of the area preaching. On the following Wednesday, Rev. H. M. Richardson of Emmanuel Church, Cumberland, will preach on "The Allocation of Priority." Another, feature of the services will be question box. Questions submitted by parishioners during the week preceding will be answered from the pulpit each Wednesday night. An additional service of Holy Communion will be held each Thursday morning during the season and will Include a meditation on the Creed by the rector. Children's services will be held each Thursday at 3:45 p. m. and will consist of Lenten devotions with an address on "Bible Heroes." Attendance awards will be made at these services. At the late communion service each Sunday, the rector will preach on a series of aspects of the Lord's Prayer, the first subject being "The Why of the Our Father." The Junior Guild will meet u usual during the season but instead of the customary social hour following tiie meeting, their attention will be addressed to a study of the Beall High School, returned from!"Faith of the Church." The Young her home in Pittsburgh where she had been ill for ten days. Miss Barbara Wright, guidance teacher at Beall High School, is confined, to her home by illness. Miss Agnes T. Howat has returned from a week's stay with her brother who underwent surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. Mrs. Scott Moorehead and children of Pittsburgh spent the weekend visiting Scott Moorehead, vice principal at Beall High. Miss Gertrude Williams will be in charge of the monthly assembly People's Fellowship will not meet on Tuesdays but will attend the Wednesday evening devotional services and hold brief meetings afterwards. The rector will also administer private communions to the sick on Ash Wednesday. Boys Held For Theft Of Team PARSONS, W. Va.—Two youngsters who were apprehended by Tucker County Sheriff D. E. Crosten and are being held for trla" in Juvenile Court on a charge of taking a team of horses. Sheriff Cfosten said the Juveniles allegedly stole the horses from John Simmons and Saul Carr of Laneville and drove them to the Dry Fork area where they had them hidden. Two men are being held In Tucker' County Jail under $1,000 bond on a charge of breaking and entering the Coffman-Flsher Store in Thomas and taking $200 worth o: clothing. State Police Identified them as Ronald Joseph Sayers and Clifford Gay Pine of Thomas. They were given preliminary hearings before Justice of the Peace O. B. Collins in Thomas. Lent Opening To Be Marked At Mt. Savage MT, SAVAGE—, Ash Wednesday, e first day of Lent, will be observed in St. Patrick's Catholic^ Church tomorrow -vith the blessing and distribution of ashes before Mass at 7:30 a, m. at 3:30 p. m. and after the services a' 7:30 p. m. ? Recitation of the Stations of the Cross will be held on Friday! at 3 p. m. and 7 p. m. Benediction pf the vlost Blessed Sacrament will ba neld following the evening service. Holy Hour services will be held :very Sunday during Lent at 7:30' 3. m. Mass, Monday through Saturday,will be offered at 7:30 a. m. The Sodality of the Blessed 'Virgin Mary will received Holy Communion Sunday at the 7 a. m. Mass. The annual offering for the Indian and Negro missions will be re- ;elved at the Masses, Sunday. Brief Mention Raymond Yutzy is a patient in" Allegany Hospital, Cumberland. Pvt. John R. Yutzy, Port Meads, and Pvt. Anthony Garcia, Albuquerque, N. M., who is stationed at Port Meade, returned after spending: the weekend with Pvt. Yutzy's parents, Mr. and Mrs, Raymond Yutzy. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fannori, Jr., Washington, spent the weekend visiting Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fan-. non, Sr. Miss. Margaret Carabine returned to Washington after visiting her sister and brother, Miss Loretta and Thomas Carabine. Miss Claire Ann Sever, Washington, spent the weekend visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sever. Mrs. Nora Emerick, who was a patient in the Allegany Hospital, Cumberland, for the past threa weeks following a stroke, has returned to her home. . . John Winner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aloysius Winner, has returned from Allegany Hospital, Cumberland^ where he was treated for two tures. of the leg sustained In a fall ; from a bicycle last week. Miss Mary C. Campbell, faculty member at Randallstown school.., visited her parents, Mr. and Mr». . Matthew. Campbell, Mrs. Rosella Parrell returned from Washington where she visited her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Farrell. The Cheerful Card Club met recently at the home of Mrs. Leon* Reagan. Prizes,were awarded Mrs. Farrell,, Mrs. Cecelia Albright and! Mrs. Alma Brailer. The next meeting will be held March i at ths.. home of Mrs. Albright.'Bald Knob. The Mt. Savage Volunteer Fire.'... Company will sponsor a social In . . the Fire Hall today at 7:45 p. m. The monthly meeting of the Mt,... Savage Volunteer Fire Company will be held tomorrow at 8 p. m. in the Fire Hall. Rev. Stanley Schwlnd, . pastor of St. George's Episcopal ) Church, is chaplain. Legion Membership Committee To Meet FROSTBURG — The commltf* heading up the current membership drive for Farrady Post 24, American Legion, will hold a business meeting in the Memorial Home Thursday evening to make plans to reach th goal of the members. The 400 mark has been reached. James McNeil, chairman of the committee, has as his co-chairman Herman Humbereon, first vice commander. Others serving on the committee are Stanley White, William Malamphy, Richard Christopher and Robert Goldsworthy. Quarterly Conference Set At Thomas Church THOMAS, W. Va.—The last quar- ly conference session for the Davis- Thomas charge will be hold in first Methodist Church in Thomas tomorrow evening. Dr. Ross Linger, superintendent of the Moorefleld District, will speak. The period of worship will be followed by the busine.s session. WWO To Meet WESTERNPORT—Women's Work . Organization of the Church of the Brethren will meet at the home of Mrs. Orvin Marsh, 307 Maryland Avenue, tomorrow at 7:30 p. m. For Sale: GR.S Range. Phone Frostburg 1061 after 6 p. m. Adv.—N-T-Feb. 26-27-28 nesday, June 4, from 1 p. m. to 3 | a t Beall High School Thursday Feb- p. tn. Visitors will be shown the ruaj-y 28. tircplace and ut.ensils where slaves Firemen Seek Newer Truck prepared food before the Civil War. This Is the oldest plantation home BARTON—A committee has been ! appointed by Barton Hose Company The Grace Bible Class of First; Na 1 to obtain a new firc tn]ck for Methodist Church will meet Thurs- i , hp volunteer unit.. m the area. Card Party Scheduled FROSTBURG — The Braddock Playground Association will hold a , v 500 and Canasta card party tomor-j *')" ,^j; row at 8 p. m. at the home ol Mr. day at 7:30 p.m. at the home of, The selection committee is com- AT AT , «- t <, v* , Horn™ ' MrS ' Vlr * lnla Buckalew - Oak Street..! prlsed nf Calvln ^amberson. flre al^nTuSSS c n e dy Sin" ^™" ""^ J °"" ™ * ""iff • ™~r*^ ^ ??"*' Next month, meeting will be he!d "Sf^ Wiebrech , worthy rc.^^^? 8 " * M "* at the parish house March 20 atj^n. an d Charles Wiebrecht, worthy; The new truclc bcine ht is to 17.30 p. m. Mrs. William Williams patron> will prcslde at ^ mec tin ? ! have a 5 00-pal!on booster tank and lemoiwlration and M rs.| of Mounta i n Chapter 15. Order oi; fo(r nozz]es . Bids are stm bcin Wesley Sleeman will show how tt>| Ea ^ ern starj tomorro^. at 8 p.m.; C ROWLAND Certified Alloy Steel Coil and Leaf Springs for all make cars & trucks Randolph Welding Shop 83 Machonic St. Frolfburg, Md. Phon. 414 JEFFRIES BROS, JEWELERS Open Saturday 9 P. M. Frostburg and Mrs. George Wcllings Jr., 168 Bowery Street. Tickets may be obtained by calling 348. make bedroom slippers from discarded heavy cloth. Wanted To Rent 5-6 room modem buncalow, Prost- burg or vicinity. N. L. Smith, Frostburg 188-J. Krysrr High Student Enlists In Air Force a 100-gallon After the business meeting a social -mepresent truck is about, 15 hour will be held. | ycars old and has The World Day of Prayer service, j booster tank, under the auspices of the Frostburg Council of Churrh Women, will be held Friday at 7:30 p.m. in First i Congregational Church. KEYSER. w. Va.—William "Ed-j Mr. and Mrs. G. Alvin KroiUne:, IT WILL PAY YOU TO ASK ABOUT— Special Spring Trade-In Allowance On Refrigerators—Freezers—Ranges Sinks and Hot Water Tanks Electric Appliance Co. 19 Union St. — Dial 3564 — Lonaconing, Md. jdie" Barb, son nf Mr. and Mrs.'; Bowcr y street, were in Pittsburgh Adv. N-l-teP. ib-i> iciauric Barb, Rada. W. Va., who en- yesterday attending the funeral of I listed recently for four years service t ; ne formers- aunt, Mrs. William :*f a mechanic in the Air FVirce, is' Ljshtbod.v. I stationed in Texas. , Mrs. Thomas Neison, Mt. Savape, ; He attended the Burlington Ele- i ;he former Miss Flossie Rolfe, imentary School and Keyser High , Frost , Durg , j s a patient in Miners. School. His mailing address U Pvt. jjospita.1 i William E. Barb, AF1342520,-3717th| Mr and Mrs _ A i bcrt W right. 246 ; Sq.D, 273 Fit. Lakeland, AFB, San Cpnter strcetj announce the birt , h of i Antonio. Texas. ;,, 50ri yr .. s t e rday in Miners Hospital.' I Michael Acre visited his wife, Young Adults To .Meet ; children and parents over the week- OAKLAND—The Oakland Sub-,""}district of (tie Methodist Church ' Younc AriuitsS will mee: here March The first representative assembly 10 nf 7:^0. A council meotir.g Wi'.'. in Arr.rr;ca me; at Jamestown, Va., be held at 7 p. m. A Notice to Elks—Special business meeting loniRht at the Elks Home. Frosr.burst. All members urged to attend. Adv.—N-T-Feb. 26 LET US CHECK YOUR FIRE INSURANCE TODAY Tomorrow May Be Too Late HOLBEN INSURANCE AGENCY 11 Broodwoy T«l. 63-J Froffburg All Form« of Insurants Now'i ths Timt to Buy WALLPAPER *r $2.00 Kitchen, Bet' Room, living Room Keyser Wallpaper Shop PHONE 35&1 MAIN STREET KEYSER, W. VA LAST DAY PALACE MATINEE - NITE M-G-M presents WESTWARD THE WOMEN ROBERT TAYLOR DENKE DARCEL Richard Dix TUES. - WED. LYRJC NITE Double Feature Bobby Driscoll - Robert Preston - Martha Scott "When I Grow Up" -in"The Arizonian"

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