The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on August 7, 1939 · Page 5
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THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 1939. FIVE Record Crowd At Homecoming Big Street Parade Climaxes Celebration At Keedysville. With .the .streets lined with people the largest parade in the history of a Homecoming celebration at Keedysville passed over th© principal streets o£ the town early Saturday evening as a climax to the celebration. The parade, a half mile long, included a number of lire companies, organized bodies, bands and drum corps. Prizes were awarded for the various classes, leading the procession were three Biarshalls dressed as huntsmen. They were C. W. Ealde, chairman of the parade committee, Lester Fisher and Roy Reetier. Other marshalls assisted. Prizes awarded were as follows: Floats, first, Girl Scouts of Boonsboro, $10; second, St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Keedysville, $5; U. B. Church, of Keedysville, honorable mention; Organized bodies, first, Gilead Encampment Drum Corps, 1. O. O. F., Hagerstown, $15; second, Keedysville elementary s,chool children, $10; Sons of Legion Drum Corps, Morris Frock Post, Hagei-stown, honorable mention; fire companies, first, Boons- horo Fire Co., $15; second, Middletown, $10; third, Brunswick, $5; most unusual costume, "Gay Ninety Dude", Gerald Hammond. 5. $1.00; most comical, man on mule, James Reese, Jr., Boonsboro, $2.00: second, "Keedypviile Fire Dept." Eddie Waters in charge, $1.00; best trimmed bicycle, Miss Stangle. Keedysville, $1.00. Tournament Is Held An old fashioned jousting tournament drew a crowd of about 500 persons to the Homecoming grounds early Saturday afternoon. Attorney Harry Snyder, of Hagerstown. delivered the charge to the knights and also the coronation address. Congressman William D. Byron's message of regret was read. He was unable to deliver the coronation address due to the fact that Congress had not yet adjourned. Howard Burtner, Keedysville, was chairman of the tournament. It wa the third tourney held in connection with the Homecoming. Judges were Paul Miller, Pat Eakle, W. B. Leatherman and John Flook. Winners, professional class— First, Harry Hennesy, Fairplay; second, Walden Burtner, Boons- lioro; third, Roland Reeder, Boonsboro; fourth, Jack Hennesy. Fairplay; fifth, Leo Wyand. Keedysville: amateur class, first, Roland Reeder; second Leu Wyand; third, Waldon Burtner. Boonsboro; fourth. W. R. Potts, Williamsnort; fifth, K. K. Stevens, Mercersburg. Harry Hennesy crowned Katharine M'cKee; Walden Burtner in-owned Anna May Burtner; Roland Reeder crowned Edith Snyder in the professional class while in the amateur class Roland Reed- rr crowned Alice Mitchell; Leo Wyjincl crowned his wife, Mrs. Viola 'Wyand and Wsildcn Burtner crowned Rosalie Burtner. The fifth annual Homecoming oiiine to a close last evening with a religious service held on the grounds when .the Rev. Frederick B. Wyand, of the Central Methodist Church of Cumberland, spoke on "The Romlozvous of Life." The Rov. M. A. Ashby. of the Lutheran Church, presided at the religious service while the Rev. C. M. Sparrow, of the U. B. Church, assisted. A pantomime was put on by young girls of the churches of the town and selections were rendered by a jnnio.- chor composed of singers from the various churches. Thoro was a solo by Miss Elizabeth rolTiMihergor. of Keedysville. Those in charge of the Home-coming reported last, evening that this year's affair was by far the biggest ouo over hold in thn town. They ostimalod that nearly H.OOO per- Insist On Tri-Maid Products Quality Guaranteed. Sold Exclusively By Triangle Food Stores sons attended Saturday evening when among other things 290 ^ozen rolls were consumed. It was estimated that gross receipts for the Homecoming amounted to about $2,000. Clifton Smith was general chairman. Mayor Charles K. Taylor entertained the mayors of Sharpsburg, Boonsboro and some Hagerstown people on Saturday evening. It will cost $17,500,000 to relocate a railroad whose tracks will be flooded by the new Shasta dam in California. LONDON (dp).—A magistrate in suburban Greenwich has discovered a ten-year-old boy with the qualifications of a master forger. "No one could produce a more ac- curate copy of a person's handwriting," said the magistrate after he had asked junior to show him a sample of his penmanship. The boy's skill" and devotion for his widowed mother got her into trouble. Junior, the court was told, copied on his mother's public re- lief order "eggs and milk for twenty months." The magistrate advised junior, who also composes music, to use his talent along proper lines. There are about 2,000 miles, of highway in the 27 national parks. TAZEWELL, Va. f/P).—Aesop's Fables credit the fox with outwitting a crow, but a turtle here went Reynard one better by capturing the crow instead of a piece of cheese. Harold Jones found th« pair In a-field, the crow protesting vigorously as the turtle kept * bulldog grip on the crow's leg. The first electric locomotive made its trial trip April 29, 187$, at a speed of 19 miles an hour. EYE GLASSES ON CREDIT AT KAY'S 40 West Washington Street CLOTHING For the Entire Family R & G DEPT. STORE PROVED PERFORMANCE Kelvinator WATER COOLERS Bohman-Warne, Inc. Phone 85—35 West Franklin St. Electric Fans R. D. McKEE Schindel, Rohrer & Co. Headquarters For Sherwin - Williams PAINT 28-30 S- Potomac St. Phone 705 Sale Starts Today Overstocked Merchandise, Floor Samples— Slightly Soiled, etc. Including Simmons, Capital and Other Famous Makes Values to $24.50 iaie Starts Today! Come early for best selection. Here is your most tunity of the year! A large assortment of genuine innerspring mattresses, including SIMMONS, Capital and other famous makes, some floor samples, some slightly soiled, others with slight irregularities that will not affect the comfort or wearing quality, every mattress in this over-stocked lot priced sensationally low for quick clearance! Single and double bed sizes. IV\NE£* HO Some mattresses with handles and ventilators. Fine tickings including Damask. Roll edges. Truly mattresses that will please the lightest sleeper. If it's many restful nights' sleep you want at a ridiculous low price that won't be repeated again, see these splendid mattresses on display at Miller's. Remember, same price CASH or CREDIT at Miller's. Only §1 down and §1 a week. Qrtl Square On the Square no;>L»LAE FUGNITLM2E STORE ESTABLISHED IN 1904 Mam oxore, narnsoui $, Pa. Branch Stores at Cham bersburg, Waynesboro and Sunbury, Pa

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