The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on August 2, 1939 · Page 3
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THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1939. THREE PLAN PRIZES FOR PARADE Many Organiza t i o n s To Take Part In Keedysville Home Coming. Indications are that the street parade in connection, with, the Fifth Annual Homecoming at Keedysville on. Saturday, will surpass in size and interest any other parade held in the town. A number of valuable prizes have been offered, it was announced by C. W. Eakle, chairman of the parade committee. The Homecoming opens this evening with a special program. There will be something doing every day through Sunday, Aug. 6. when the celebration will come to an end with a religious service on the grounds with the Rev. Fred B. Wyand as .speaker. The parade prizes will include the following: Floats, first ; $10, second, $5; organized bodies, including "drum corps, first $15, second, $10, to be judged by appearance; fire companies, first $15, second $10, third $5. There will be prizes for the best decorated car, most comical in line, most elaborate costume, best trimmed bicycle. The parade is scheduled to move at 6 o'clock. The committee in charge has received entries from a number of organizations • outside the state with several from West Virginia. Completion of the Shepherdstown bridge is expected to bring many fz-om West Virginia for the events on Saturday. An old-fashioned tournament will be run off on Saturday beginning at 12:30 o'clock with the parade of knights, and riding at 1 o'clock. There.will be amateur and professional classes and T"0 in prizes will be awarded. Attorney Harry E. Snydev will give the charge 'to the knights while Congressman William D. Byron will deliver the coronation address. The judges will be Paul Miller, Pat Eakle. Wil- 1 : -m B. Leathermau and John T . Flook. •The complete program is as follows: Wednesday night, vaudeville, featuring Tennessee Hill Billies: Thursday night, operetta "In the Land of Dreams Come True": Friday night, blackface minstrel; Saturday, tourna ient and parade in afternoon; evening, fifth anniversary party and variety show; Sunday night, religious service •with Rev. Fred B. Wyand, of the Methodist Church, Cumberland, as guest speaker. Some of the things which are sure to add to the Homecoming this year are these; Streets made "wider by WPA, new features added to carnival in connection with celcbratioti, grounds in excellent condition,, new concrete baud- stand and stage on grounds, new lighting system, parking facilities and improvements to the ball park. " Resort N — Atlantic City, J." PPINCESS l WaiTCrOA •OOKUT AND tUMVCM PL«M KATES ' See us first when you need your USED CAR AUTO EXCHANGE HAGERSTOWN 934 S. Potomac St. Phone 1133 INFORMATION RIVIERA BEACH Call 352-W HAGERSTOWN THE GAY THIRTIES •HEtLO, <£f?AN'MA? WELL, THIS IS JIMMY-MOM WANTS TO KNCW IF t KIN COME TO V9UP HOUSE P-l-N-N-£-/2—'D'AS IN I 9 AS IN ICE CPEAM, "N* AS IN NUT /N" AS IN NO SPINACH, "E* AS IN CIRCUS CLOWNS MUST RELY ON THEIR OWN RESOURCES HIS FANS NOW ASK LEWIS STONE FOR LEGAL ADVICE Many are the tribulations of playing Judge Hardy. But Lewis Stone loves it. "It's gotten to a point where I :iave to live him as well as play :iim," relates Stone, who appears in the lucky seventh J-lardy Family :iit, "Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever," showing all this week at he Maryland Theatre. Ju the newest Hardy picture. Stone becomes involved with a pair of swindlers and by a deft legal twist extricates himself and fellow townsmen from their plot. Meantime, Mickey Rooney as his son, 4.ndy, writes a high school play, stars in it, falls in love with the iretty dramatics teacher and proposes to her, to come to a dra- mitic awakening- when his dream of nippy love bursts. Stone regards his role of judge seriously because of the many Jeters from fans which indicate that lis character has made many peo- ile think. "There is a soliducss to he character as the playwrights lave written him," says the actor. It; is a satisfaction to play such L ehar;u:!er because it is so in- cuscly human." MR. MOTO TAKES A VACATION" SHOWING AT HENRY'S That tireless Oriental sleuth, Mr. Moto, in the person of Peter Lorre, wins a well-earned vacation nt last in his newest 20th Century-Fox .hrillcr, "Mr. Moto Takes a Vnca- lion," showing today and Thursday at Henry's Air Conditioned Theatre. But his exciting trip to the Arabian desert turns out to be a vacation in name only — for the wily detective is simply posing as i Japanese tourist on vacation, while actually protecting a young archeologist who has unearthed the priceless crown jewels oC the Queen of. Shoba for the San Francisco Museum. Menaced by (lie curse of an ancient tomb and cornered by arch- criminals of two continents, Mr. Moto meets his most thrilling: adventures, solves two baffling mur- lers and saves the jewels. And he calls it a vacation. Joseph Schildkraut, Lionel Atwill, Virginia, Field and John King head the film's big supporting cast. Soil and water conservation practices recommended for use in the southwestern dust bowl have been known to farmers since before the time of Christ. WARNER BROS. THEATRES MARYLAND NOW SHOWING THf LUCKY SEVENTH HARDY FAMILY PLUS — BAND SHORT LewisSTONE-MickeyROONEY Cecilia PARKER* Fay HOLDEN NEWS —NOVELTY ACADEMY TODAY and TOMORROW Thrills shower the screen as this strangest of adventure mysteries is told! Louise Platt and Melvyn Douglas in "Tell No Tales," opening today at the Academy. CRITICALLY ILL ERIE, Pa., Aug. 2.— Leon Livingston, -who penned the hobo's philosophy under the name "America's A-l Tramp" was report.ed critically ill in a hospital Tuesday. 1 The 67-year-old writer .was stricken while lecturing near Madison, Vus., about 10 clays ago. ]le wrole many volumes about the perils oC the road in his young days. Tzhe Appalachians are one o£ t%e oldest mountain chains, having been formed 2-10,000.000 years :igo. Right Questioned At Court Hearing WINCHESTER, Va., Aug. 2 (£>). Roy F. Schmucker, who said he is a minister of the Church of the Disciples of Christ, appeared in Corporation Court before Judge Philip Williams here in compliance with a summons that he show cause why his right to perform marriage ceremonies should be continued or revoked. The court took the matter under advisement after a lengthy hearing. Schmucker said he 'recently had been ordained by the Rev. Arthur Queiuel at Tomahawk, -"Berkeley County. W. Va. The Rev. Charles Hume Funk, pastor of the Winchester Church of the Disciples of Christ and secretary of the Winchester Ministerial Association, said in court that "when a man has not been associated with a religious body in membership, in -work and in worship for a period of years he is not properly a subject for ordination." He asserted that'Schmucker told him several days ago that "he was having the so-railed ordination Unit lie might be able to-perform marriages The old saying, "It takes a clever man to be a fool," must have been inspired by a circus clown. With Russell Bros.' Circus coming to Willow Lane show grounds, Hagerstown, Thursday, Aug. 3, will be a vast and varied assortment of clowns, any one of whom will tell you that their job of making people laugh is actually a mighty serious business. The clown is "on his own" more than any other member of the circus. He must devise his own gags, and whether they create laughter is up to him alone. He must be a student of human psychology. A good clown will study his audience before the show. He knows that what made a hit with yesterday's crowd may fall flat with today's, and governs his stunts accordingly. Clowns of all sorts and descriptions are found with Russell Bros.— tall, short, lean and fat; white- faced clowns and character clowns; whimsical pantomimists and agile acrobatic fellows. As they make their various appearance and circle the hippodrome track, cartoon characters come to life, current events and human foibles are amusingly caricatured, and all manner of mischievous pranks are perpetrated. Their comical interludes give balance to the circus performance and relieve the tension of the thrilling and daring acts. Starting at 2 and S p. m., two complete performances are given daily. The front doors open an ANNUAL CLUB WEEK COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 2.— More than 500 4-H Club boys and girls will arrive here Monday for the Annual Club Week sponsored by the University of Maryland Extension Service. Quick Relief from Pile Irritation Thirty years ag:o, a Buffalo drug-- g'ist created a. formula for relief from tlie itching' and smarting' caused by piles. It brought such surprising' quick relief that its fame has spread throughout the country as one user told another. Don't g'ive up hope of relief until you have tried this unique formula. Use Peterson's Ointment without risking- a cent. Your money refunded if not delighted. Get a 35c box of Peterson's Ointment from any druggist. In tube with, hard rubber applicator. 60c. Save the Middleman's Profit $15.00 (O. P.O.) CRANE'S CLOTHES "Factory to You*' 20 South Potomac Street Rod-haired persons are least, susceptible to baldness, which is most prevalent among blondo.«. RADIOS REPAIRED All Makes — Reasonable Prices MONTGOMERY WARD <t CO. West Vrasliineton Street CIRCUS' ZANY hour earlier la each case, giving' ample time to Inspect the vast traveling zoo in the menagerie tent. MONEY IS FOUND IN CATASAQUA STREETS ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 2 (/P). Money—$500—Wat lying around loose in the streets of nearby Catasaqua Tuesday. Three sisters—the eldest 10— found $400 in the main thoroughfare. A short time later a nine- year old boy found $100 about the same place. Tonight, there were investigators galore trying to learn who was so careless with so much money and if anymore .was lying around. A pocketbook and change purse containing several dollars were taken from the home of Mrs. F. H. Miller, first block East Antietam street, early last night, according to a report made to police. A bedroom, was ransacked and nothing btit the two purses stolen. Some valuable jewelry' -was not touched. Entrance was gained by the removal of a screen. Kills Wife, Then Commits Suicide PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 2.—Three horror-stricken children, awakened today to find their mother dead. from axe wounds, and their father lifeless from throat slashes in their two-room apartment Tuesday. Detective Al Eichenberger said Charles Brant, 42, recently released from a veterans' hospital, killed his wife, Annett Branf, 25, and then himself by slashing the arteries in his neck and wrist. The youngsters — Grace, nine, Charles eight, and Jimmy five- were asleep in a bed near their mother when the father wielded the long-handled axe. Mary Gerrnond of Oneonta, N. Y., picked 200 four-leaf clovers this summer, passed her normal examinations, and got a teacher's job. Analgesic (pain-easing) action brings quick relief from simple neuralgia and headache. PEMETRO FAN MY BROW! MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 2 (/P) — A hearty slap on the back meant more than friendship here recently. The city experienced one of its worst mosquito invasions in years, and citizens cooperated in protecting- each other from the pests. Electric Cooking CLEANER FASTER CHEAPER Ask for Proof at Your ELECTRIC Range Dealer THIRD LARGEST CIRCUS IN U. 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