Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on June 6, 1957 · Page 15
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 15

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Thursday, June 6, 1957
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Local .;. Comic* : Member Associated Press K. R. Legge Victim Area Car Accident Piedmont Youili L Passenger In Aulo Driven By Earl Conn A 10-year-old Piedmont youth was killed early this morning in a highway accident on Houle 219 at Summit Township, Pa. Killed was Kenneth Richard Legge, who had been attending a convention of the Allegany Carroll County Volunteer Firemen's Association in Granfsville as a member of Tri-Towns Fire Company l of Piedmont. The youth was a passenger in an automobile operated by Earl William Conn, 31, ot 215 Walnut Street, Weslcrnport. Conn, w.'m apparently escaped injury in the accident, is being held in Somerset County (Pa.) jail. A former resident ot Cumberland, be is a graduate of LaSalle High School. Another passenger in the car, Thomas Bryan, 31, of Second Street, Piedmont, was admitted to Meycrsdale IPa.) Community Hospital with facial and neck injuries. Attaches reported him in "good" condition al noon. Pennsylvania State Police said the Legge youth was dead on arrival at the Meyersdale hospital. Troopers A. K. Oleskey and N. L. Harvy, who.are investigating, said the car operated by Conn ran off lhe highway and crashed inlo a telephone pole. Cause o£ the mishap has not been determined, and no charges have been preferred pending completion of Ihe investigation. Unconfirmed reports indicated lhat the trio was enroule to Meyersdale from the convention site when lhe accident occurred. Fdmier Area Pastors Go On Retired List Action Aiiiiuiiiieetl At Baltimore Conference Of Methodist Church The retirement of a number of ministers, eight of whom served in this section at one time, was announced today at the 173rd session of Hie Baltimore Conference held a was a son ot Mrs. Hazel < Flick) Legge, with whom lie resided, and the late Charles R. Lcggc. High School, he was a member nf the Air National Guard unit at JIartinsburg, the Tri-Towns Fire Company and Piedmont Penti- costal Holiness Church. Surviving, besides his mother, are a brother, Charles Legge, at Riggleman, Piedmont. The body is al the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, where services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p. m. by Rev. Re.x Coffman Jailed Men Wanted For Ouestionhio- ^^J who were arrested in Tuesday evening as THURSDAY, JUNK 6, 1957 Liquor Post Clarification Is Sought HEAD AIIEA FIREMEN—The new officers of the Allegany-Garrett County Volunteer Firemen's Association are shown following their election al a convention yesterday at Grantsville. From led lo right, arc Felix Foote of Lonaconhig, chaplain; Francis Falkin of Clarysville, vice president; Paul Haberlein of Froslburg, president; Cromwell Zombowcr of LaVale, secretary, and Alvin liankiii of f-' burg, treasurer. Highlights of the convention program included a parade, joint memorial service with the auxiliary and a dinner. May, according to figures released Anderson, Magistrate for Juvenile Causes. The report, compiled monthly by John Jeffries, probation officer, reveals that 5C cases — were heard during Ihe month in Juvenile Court. During April 55 Methodisl Westminster. They include: Rev. Clarence Leonard Beard. 69, pastor of Firsl Methodisl Church. Brunswick. He served from 1348 to 1953 at Trinity Methodisl Church here. A( I-'irst Church Rev. William James Elliott, Born in Piedmont, the deceased 64, serving Rrentwood, Md., Church. He was al First'Church here from 154? to 1954. Rev. Dr. Harry Carter Marsh. .,.., ilH j-i^fr^^. -..-.. fi, iiai i \ ^jdiitrr ititirsn, 195G graduate of Piedmont C5, oulgoiiig llagerstown District superintendent. His 45 years in the ministry included "appointments al Flintstone, Piedmont, and he was Moorefielti District superintendent from 1933 to 1936. Rev. Benjamin Irvin AIcGow- an. 71, serving Canton . J uvenile Delinquency Rate Continues Steady In County The l\ens l>{ ,i>er For The Home ""• Second Section Opinion Requested On Governor's Power To Nairn; Chairman Conjecture over the delay of Estel C. KeHcy. city, in qualifying as a member of Ihe Allegany County Board of Alcoholic Beverage License Commissioners increased today. The board met Tuesday and organized with Stanley 0, Ilamil- to:. being named chairman. Kelley had been contacted by board members to determine if he planned to qualify and assume liis duties. He informed them was not ready. Howard M. V'andegrift. (lie Dcinnijra(ic_miau, _ her of—the—Board, voted with Hamilton fur the latter as chairman. Uc'iucsl Continued An unimpeachable source here cases were tried. Hall the cases tried last month concerned adulls. The classification of county cases before the court included 24 being delinquent juveniles, four custody cases, eight contributing to the delinquency of minors, three contributing to the neglect of children, one uniform support and IG non-support. The reasons for the referral of juveniles were two assaults, two being ungovernable, one chronic runaway, three disorderly conduct, one sex offense, four robberies, seven school problems. Firm Plans Expansion Of Facilities A large building to be used as a warehouse and for storage bv i-n , Meders Transfer Company nres !?! , * mcmber of fllc "°" sc « l ently located on £&«" M' ™ ^ ?" 'Vf " Ot Slreel. will bo constr,,,tnH „., vvii. L kc l .° . co >» ™'t °» < h e Liquor lo thai office for it to obtain a ruling from the attorney general on whether the governor's DII'I.OMA FOU IMUCHTEK-Joseph M Miller, a member of the Allegany County Board of Kducation. presented diplomas lo 207 Allegany High seniors last night bill (lie big moment came when he awarded bis dan-liter Martha, her diploma. He is shown making ihe presentation at the 69th commencement in the school auditorium. appointment of Kelley was chairman of Ibe board. Kelley, when contacted by the Evening Times, said he die] want to discuss the matte that "several things arc hanging fire." He would neither confirm or deny that he knew auoul lhe request to the governor's office. Kelley commented that "I am a member of the House of Three LaSalle '!' but Teachers Get New Positions Street, will be constructed on Williams Street near the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Karl w. Bachman announced today. Br-ard situalion as a result. In order to qualify as a member of the board he would have lo resign as a member of the House from the city limits and four delinquent acts. Parents referred five of the cases to the . coiirl, police 15, Department of Education six. Welfare Department one and one from an unrelated individual. Twenty-five of the juveniles .........,„.,;. .,,; was pastor .orhad no previous record, while Kmgsley Church here from 1310 three had one previous convic- in that firm and he reports he plans to rename Ibe company. A building permil for the 195- foot by 65-foot structure was obtained this morning from lhc Cily Building and Engineering Department. The conlraclor for the one- [slory concrete block and concrete Fourteen lived with bolh par-! s!luclure ' s lllc John I- Vande- enls, 11 wilh their mothers, one' grin Company of this city, with his father and three with! The warehouse will have a sid- r - -...j MLiimnu jimiipsiurt: relatives. jing which will be constructed County Circuil, 1919 and 1920,1 Jen'of, Ihfe minors received! flom lfte B& 0 Railroad and load- aud Emmanuel Church, Cumber- warnings, four had their cases' in S all(i unloading 'docks for '~~° — continued, three were turned over l ruc ks on Miltcnberger Place - i'->"ii'»-iMijtiui.iiicjiuuaC lEUln Bachman is president ot Med- this county. Kelley said he has er s t Transfer Company and be 30 days in which to qualify. Proposed By Committee Kelley was recommended for . . the posl on the board by the Several years ago Bachman Allegany County Republican purchased the Meders interestsjCommittee and his appointment UL-IIUS, beven scnool proDlems, . i '"" j i'-' ^vnt^aiiy aim nt: Iwo motor vehicle violations, two sald tlic ncw building will be for for discharging firearms within!" 10 Bacl >man Transfer and Slor- thc city limits and four non- age Company. to 1920. Served In Frostbnrg Rev. Floyd Luplon Morrison. 66, currently pastor of Elderslie lion, and losers." two were "two-time was announced last month by Gov. AIcKciclm?" Waller C. Cap-' per, chairman of the board, ended liis term of office May 31. Capper was specifically named in a 1951 law as chairman of lhe land, 1921. Rev. J. Lu nc result of • • Rowland, 72. _ rn u- li - .„ . ton authorities for questioning in ddtes back to 19j| - During May a'total of $16 434 4] connection with bad check " ' ••— --" • - - *"w«.'H charges. Sgt. \v. F. Bowlcy, who is in charge of Ibe West Virginia State Police detachment al Romney said a Purgitsville truck drive Charles Shoemaker, 49, telephoned that bis vehicle had been School Holds /Closing Event ,... u ..^ u ,,,.> VI.IHLII; nay uuc - n Columbia Street School held its rammed by a 1953 model sedan dosing exercise yesterday after- hearing Dislricl of Columbia no °n. with the principal speaker licensfe plates while both vehicles bc 'ng Mrs. Joseph Kcefe. R. i\'., 'as collected for support payments by the court. At the end of May a lotal of 67 juvenile males and 14 juvenile females were on probation, while three men and three women were on regular probation. r . it,,, MJIOKC was in me basement \jrc)lionii(l Asks Higher which firemen said rcsulled from were traveling west on U. S. tllc mother of one of lhe students. Route 50. The program opened with a Authorises stopped a vehicle processional, wilh Mrs. Grace answering the description and Swanson as accompanisl. The arrested the driver, Carl Gehrig, pledge to the Flag was led by lhe 39. of Washington. Occupants of 47 members of (he school's grad- the car, besides the driver, were uating class. A piano solo°was Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kropp, also of presented by Kent Allison and a Washington. Gehrig was given a hearing before Justice of lhe Pence A. L. Russell and scnlenccd to len poem recited by Judy Nee. Leo Hcrboldsheimer and Gary Hcndrickson played a piano duet and orchestral selection were days in the county jail on the'presented by Kenneth Malcolm's hit-run charge, while Kropp rc-jtirst and second year sludenls ccivcd a similar sentence on ajPrescntalion of cerlificates was charge of being inlosicatcd. ' "" - - ! Sgt. Bowlcy said a routine check wilh D. C. authorities revealed the two men are wanted for questioning in connection.„„„;,., „„„ lculun . 0 wilh bad check charges. The au- The annual sixth grade parlv tomobilo in which lhc (rio wasjwas held lasl week in the school traveling is alleged lo have been auditorium. Games and purchased wilh a bad check. Sgt. Bowley added. District of-Columbia authorities by Miss Catherine E. Thomas, principal, and lhe concluding prayer was led by Mrs. Waller Hcratli. Choral . readings and .songs were featured. • on regular The warehouse will be used for distribulion of pooled sliip- mcnls and general storage, Bachman said. Kates On W. V;.. Routes CHARLESTON, \V. Va. W — Eastern Greyhound Lines will appear before Ihe Public Service Commission Monday for a hearing on a rcqucsl for higher fares on West Virginia routes. The application affects the West Virginia portions of runs between Clarksburg, Morganlowii and Brothers Nicholas, William Ami Michael Leaving Local School The transfer of three members of the LaSalle High School teaching staff and their replacements was announced today by Brother George I'aulian, principal. Transferred were Brother Gerardus Nicholas and Brother Emory William lo LaSalle College High School, Philadelphia, ADAMS—Mrs. Eliza B.. 90, na- live of Mineral County. GRAHAM — George, Ii2, Pilts- burgb :AfSKK—Mrs. Charles F., 68. of 214 Emily Slreel. MCLAUGHLIN —Mrs. John, 54, New Creek. SPUING—Charles W., 70, native of Cumberland. STAFFORD-Ur. Ira H.. 81, of 805 Washington Street. WILT—Mrs. Mary L'., 79, \Vesl- ernnort. and Brother , Eric Michael to West Catholic High School, Philadelphia. Hero Seven Years Brother Nicholas has been in Cumberland for seven years and taught sciences. He has gained — j — —-—..~.~, »,*,. ~........[,,, t , wl un; omit; uame and local dentist, died yesterday in Inland Fish Commission reporl- Memorial Hospital where he was'eel to William H. liuchholtz citv nrlnliltfifl Qnnrl-nf I,.4....,.| .._-__. . . V * . lo lhe Welfare Board, one com- Bachman's firm was formerly . ^ , ,n, cepted supply preacher serving -V"" 08 Kosedale wlthtirawn . board. The other two board | national recognition while here in members named at thai lime his cave exploring activities in were Hamilton, for a six-year this area. He was recently elect- lerm, and the late Oliver 11.]' " ' Bruce Jr., for a two-year term. Bruce was the Democratic minority member of the board. In 1953 Ibe law was reconstituted with the governor .appointing three members of the board but in the opinion of local attorneys Ibe law does not pro- governor name Ihe president of Ihe National Society of Speleologist. He will leach biology and sciences al Philadelphia. Brother William, also has been on -the LaSalle -faculty for seven years'teaching Lalin and German. Brother Michael, here for two ears, has taught science, .nd algebra. Come From Philadelphia SIAC Appeal Case Started Firemen Respond To Smoke Scares Two of the city's fire companies responded lo smoke scares, one of which resulted from children playing with matches. The South End Company yesterday evening was called lo 745 Maryland Avenue where some Gabriel Mark, and Brother ,4 Michael by Brother Fidelis Celestine. All [he new teachers have been in Philadelphia schools. j^ 1 ," -^ ~,4j ..nj UI.{,MIL », x,n ne principal also announcedi*!.., cuit Court today in the appeal ofj^rothcr Thomas will succeed" Clarence Mellotl from a ruling Bl '°thcr William 0 ft It, _ Testimony was begun in Cir- placed by Brother Edmund Pius Trout Death Mystery For Experts l>r. Ira H. Stafford Dr. Ira Hayes Stafford. 81, ation At Hatchery Fails To Disclose Reason An examination of the large brown trout found dead in Blue Spring al Canada Hose House on North Mechanic Street has failed to disclose Ihe cause of tlealh. Cecil C. Edwards, fish cullurist assistant for Ihe Slate Game and admitted Sunday. Dr. Stafford who resided at 80i (Continued on Page ll>) Slreel commissioner, on his Icsls. Buchholtz sent 11 of the Irout to Ihe Bear Creek Hatchery al Accident aller they were found dead al the bottom of the water in the spring. No Foreign Materials Two others lived for a day or so. but they loo finally died. Edwards reported the air bladders in the fish were intact and Blaze Levels Home In Area A Hampshire County, W. Va.. _.„ ,„ „,,. llall 11<;re lmac[ aml home was destroyed by fire there were no foreign materials early this __mornmg, largely be- in n, eil . stomachs. He added dial it would appeal- thai something in the waler had cause of Ihe remolc section in which it was located. 11 11 ,r ii """ aoi'ieuiing in lie wall Harold Welker. assistant fire dcp!elcd lhe „£ , l lief of tilt' Hnmnf'V Vnlimtour ..,,.. ... .. . ' ' * chief ^ot the Homney Volunteer ~' ~ iy, said the five-room "Whether this was caused by blasting or some other cause, we ™~ ~5« . ~ o^ ."MoSS'tte^ ??.?. - ?^?S± , only a few clothes from the (laming home. Brother William by Bo I,er' 1 "^, ,, ' Gabriel Mark. a nrl n rn " Mll!er ' ! l was . reported, had , warden, will show us the reason," he stated. by the Slale Industrial Accident Commission in a workman's compensation case. Mellolt, who had been employed by Ihe Baugbman Conslruc- liou Company, was injured while at work. The appeal is being heard by a jury with Associale of Ibe Cbrislian Brolhers community here, and vice principal , of lhe high school. smoke was in Die basement ing. children trying to burn Irash. ward ~" *-->»••£, •« win,* ita.TH. w<ii<j ,t, Myaii ant! uiinam i«.i Shortly after noon lhe East Side Wilson whiiu the Baugbman firm Insurance Award Company was called lo.206 Deca lur Slreet where a faulty elcclri- cal rcccpacle started to smake after apparently shorting out. iN'o damage was reported in either is represented by W. Earle Cobey and C. William Gilcbrisl. Operators To Meet Local 37-B. Operating Engi- Unionlown, Pa., and between neers, will bold a special mcc'lin Bro said classes fo in a home caught fire al approxi- 0 a. m. and because of mess of lhc location of; it was about Romney ceivcd a call for help. Chief Welker pointed out lhat besides having to travel about 20 the where a lord was washed out. Buchholtz said Minke expects •|a report on the walei the next day or so. Attraction For Children jti The brown troul ranged in size |r jfrom is lo 28 inches. The largest one weighed I6!i pounds, Buch- hollz noled. For years, Ihe trout had been atlraclions al lhe old hose house. There the lale Frederick- C. "Buck" Dreyer would delight lhe children by his "trained" fish. ricara ay a jury wun Associate d ' ,„;.:„„ w , V " '."'\ Judge Morgan C. Harris presid- *%. £*?""i •, lby scssltms - wl11 nc gin Friday. September G. Ryan and William Receives Reunion Meeting The reunion committee of the 13-17 Fort Hill High School graduating class will meet today at 7:30 p. m. at the school. . . members of the group are to Korbcrt I?. O'Donnell, local representative of the Atlantic Life Insurance Company, has been presenled lhe National Quality responding lo lhe call .He would blow a whistle and carry some cquipincntjdie fish would jump. The secrel the river but lhc fire had'of his "Iraining" was small pieces rhout burned out by (he timejOf hamburger which he would toss (hey arrived at the scene. jinln the waler. unbeknownst to II could not be determined the lilllc spectators, as he blew whether any of the loss was cov-jlhe whistle. ered by insurance. Chief Welker said. The frame home was covered with siding, he added. presenled lhe National Quality \vr i« r • T Award by lhe National Associa- W. Maryland lion of Life Underwriters and lhc ! r> • -.'V-i Life Insurance Agency Manage- liCillg rillUC ment Association. This award, one of the coveted honors in the been received by O'Donnell for ~.. u *t u iiuiii. vjuiuei ana aancesi were held, prizes awarded and! refreshments served. -• — -~ ••• .'"'••"."—., As a culminating aclivitv oft are expected lo be on band whence sixlh grade's science (mil on the two men arc released trornjwild life and conservation, the the Romney jail, according to Sgl. Bowlcy. HI-PQCKETS THERE'S A THRESHOLD V<;ITH A PURPOSE . Cheasapcake and Ohio Canal near Paw Paw, W. Va.. by Regional Game Warden Joseph Minke. Accompanying the class on lhc !rip to the canal were Samuel I.isanli. Icacher in charge. Mrs Isaac Mclzlcr. R. N., Mrs. Paul Harlung, Mrs. Charles Meagher, Herman Slrachan and Ward Wilson. COLLECTION 1>AY TOMORROW term. class was taken on a lour of the School To Present Farewell Assembly Pennsylvania - Avenue School will hold ils farewell assembly tomorrow al 1:30 p. m., according lo Miss Lulu M. Blonsky principal. Songs by lhe sixlh grarlc students will precede farewell songs by seventh grade students. Miss Blonsky will give a brief talk and also give recognition lo slud- enls who have done outstanding work during the present school insurance profession, has week have been holding up lhe ihning of the Western Maryland Railway's operations on ils Western Division. Joseph M. Miller, division ;uperinlendenl. said the railroad's film, "Fnsl Freighl Rolling." which was one of Ihe fen: urcs of the golden anniversary in 1952, has become outdated. That featured the railroad's steam power. But since that time, lhe carrier has converted entire- y to Diesel power. Thai has necessilated in modernization ot the railroad's! 83 '''- William J. Coiner Gels ioii In Army ALU-GANY Htc« WINNERS-Amon B winners of awards al the xommcnccment exercises of Allegany High School lasl night are the foiir graduates shown above. Left to right they arc I'ful^ r "' n' 110 vvon lhc S - T ' Liule Jc w e 1 r y Company homo™? 1 ' excc)Ic " ceuin Kns'fch <™<i also (he Belty Crocker homcmakcr award; Barbara Mann, who won the Welcome 1 Home award of lhe Liberty Trust Company and lhe Daughters ot lhe American Revolution medal for citizenship; Robert 1'ayc who won Ibc Welcome Home award of lhe Second National Bank, and Marianne Hoclzer, who won Ibe Camper Club award for lhe second highesl scholastic record and the Journalism Department award lor proficiency in writing. t The overcast skies of this Biichhollz said (hat recently a broken oil line polluted Pea Vino Rim. killing fish, snakes and ducks, and he theorized that this could have been a similar situation at Blue Spring. There is considerable construction going on in lhc vicinity of the spring in Wills Creek Hood work. Stale AFL-CIO Merger Vole Set WASHINGTON' — The Maryland-District Federation of Labor convenlion was scheduled to vote today on a proposal to merge trie Maryland-District of Columbia AKL and CIO organizations. . The merger vote was postponed again yesterday on motion of Ed|ward Johns of Baltimore. "I think a |we all favor the merger." he film. William .1. Comer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Comer, 303 East *.,* .«i<:i<»iuii L Oldtown Road, was commissioned|to 10 votes each. LoSalle College^ ycslcrday. a second lieutenant in the Army when he received his degree at Philadelphia, He is a graduate of LaSalle High School here and majored in social sciences. Comer was president of lhc Residence Council anrf also of the Education Socicly. Local Uliinl Stmlcnl To Keccivc Diploma A Cumberland studenl is one of four graduates of lhe Maryland School for the Blind who will receive Ihcir diplomas in exercises Sunday at 2:30 p. m. in Frederick. He is William Kiifail. 1,,,. address to the graduates will be delivered by Governor McKcldin. 'c just want to discuss several points il raises." Federation members say lhe ncw constitution, which would give union locals one convention vole for each 100 members, would enable larger CIO locals lo dominate the smaller AFL units. The federation now limils locals Harry Cohen of Baltimore was reclectcd president of the federa- ion yesterday tor the 10lh time. Cohen defeated Francis Filbcy, president of the Baltimore Federation of Labor, by a 4-1 margin. Pliariiiucisls Elect Timmons President W. Dale Timmons was clcclcd president of the Allegany County Pharmaceutical Association at a meeting this week at the Algonquin Hotel. Olhcr officers for 1957-oS are Roberl F. Tomsko. vice presi- denl, and Roberl F. Nicrman, secretary-treasurer. The new executive committee is composed of Arthur 11. Spano. Robert P. Keecli. William Sullivan and Jonies A. McMichae).

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