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TWO THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 1939. . L. Annenberg: And Other Are Accused Of Income tax Evasidh . CHICAGO; Aug. 12:-^M.;L.-;Ann enberg," wealthy publisher ot news papers; 'and racing information, wa indicted-yesterday for failing to pay $5,548,384 onohis .income ,in largest criminal tax, case on gov ernment; records.,'• ,••••. A.ihederal grand jury accused him of "w,ilfvUly" .evading income taxe totaling ;>3,258;$09.97 during th five y.earfrin the 1982-36 period and in casting up the : account, addec $2,289-574.92. in .-penalties and in terests. . '' . Charged with aiding and counsel iug -iiim were -. Annenberg's son Walter,; and Arnold W. Kruse and Joseph. E. : Hafner, alias 'Samue Goldfarb, who were listed as of ficials of the Cecelia Company, top holding firm.in Annenberg's news print and. wire empire. .Annenberg, publisher of th Philadelphia Inquirer and a number of magazines and turf sheets and owner of a racing news network reaching across the United State and into - Canada, issued a state ment declaring he welcomed an op portunity to present his- side of the case in court and asserting neither he nor bis associates had any in tention of -violating the laws. More Indictments • f "Tliere will be many more Annen berg indictments," District Attor n^y William J, Campbell told re pdrters later. He declined to amplify the remark but said the grand 3"ury which made a two-month inquiry into Annenberg's income was -"still considering other Annenberg phases" and would resume its sessions next Monday. ;At that time, he added, the jurors would begin a study of the income taxes of William R. "Billy" Skidmore, wealthy junk dealer who has been, listed by State's. Attorney Thomas J. Courtney as one of the bosses of the Chicago gambling "syndicate." Campbell announced, too, that a second grand jury, assigned to an Investigation to determine if the Annenberg racing news services h*d violated'anti-monopoly and antiracketeering statutes, would resume its task next -Monday. '-•' * Witnesses Heard The furors;, wjio -returned the Annenberg.. in'dictment heard 227 wit- nesses'and. studied 17 wire services and five ^different types of business since they were sworn on June 5- July 11. The government contended Annenberg .,reported a..net income of $1,175,117.15 for the five years and paid $624,579.26 in taxes whereas hi« net income,^amounted to $6,246,523.01 and the taxes on it came to- $3,883,389.23. Treasury officials in Washington termed the case the largest criminal tax action on record. The indictment contained ten counts—one for each of the years involved and five relating to the alleged "aiding and abetting." Annenberg was named in all of them. Conviction would entail a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a $1.0,OQO.,fine on each count If convicted, he also would face tie possibility of a civil suit to- collect • the allegedly evaded levies, interest and penalties. 'Bond was set at $100,000 for the publisher and at $25,000 for each of the other defendants. Government attorneys said they understood the " four defendants would surrender here sometime next week. '.Earlier in his career Annenberg —r-now 61—had served as circulation manager of the Chicago Examiner, publisher of the Wisconsin News and circulation manager of all Hearst newspapers and magazines. -Among his major interests are ttie. Daily Racing Form, the New York Morning Telegraph and the Imge nationwide news service, the Turf Wife. System. He once operated the Miami, Fla., Tribune and in 1936 he .bought the Philadelphia Inquirer at a. reported cost of $15,000,000. A DAILY. KSVISION of - ynrn's directory ot wants and orient Is to be found In the Classified Section. Girl Slain While two national guardsmen braved pistol fire in an effort to save her, Elsie Doolewerdt (pic tured), 23, was shot to death in the 125th Field Artillery armory. Chi cago. The body of-Private Frank Japcynski, upon whom the slain girl had called, was found sometime later, a bullet wound in hi head. Backed As War Lord Tokyo reports indicate. Lt. Gen. Rensuke Isogai, army chief of staff n Manchoukuo, will he named war minister. He would replace Lt. Gen. Seishiro Itagaki. who incurred the army's disfavor by failure to press for immediate military alliance with Germany and Italy. (C.P.) Storm Strikes Florida Coast Tropical Disturbance Losing Much Of Intensity As It Goes Inland. : For Perspiration, Body Odor, Food Odor, Try RU-CO 25c ;RudyV Rex *" Pharmacy Hotel Hamilton Corner ' ' Visit The New -Wayside Furniture Mart • 6 Miles West of Hagerstown NEAR GATEWAY INN ; PHONE 4088 F 3 ;L. Keller Carver, Mgr. Palm Beach, Fla., Aug. 12 (IP) — Wind, rain and high seas buffetted he Florida east coast in this area ate Friday as the center of a small ropical storm passed inland from lie Atlantic Ocean near Jupiter nlet, just north of here. There were no reports of casual- ies or serious property damage, he Coast Guard said it had re- eived no distress calls. The weather bureau had given mple warning since the disturb- nce developed northeast of Puerto lico last Tuesday morning and torm-wlse Floridians had made areful preparations. Forecasters at the Jacksonville veather bureau said the strongest •inds were about 50 miles an hour ear the storm center and that eavy squalls spread out over a onsiderable area. They said it was not a hurricane —winds of 75 miles an hour or more—but they advised all in- erests" from this winter resort center up to Daytona Beach, 150 miles to the north, to exercise cau- tjnn for spx*ftrnl hours. Because of the high tides and the strong off-shoot winds, the weather bureau warned small craft to remain in port from here up to Fernandina on the Atlantic coastline and said such boats should he careful in the northeastern Gulf during the next 24 hours. Here and elsewhere along the east coast small boats were moved to shelter, exposed buildings were boarded up and waterfront residents urged to seek safer quarters. I Disaster relief committees checked j previously prepared plans but d: not have to use them. LOCAL GIRLS AREWINNERS Countians Score At Path ion Exhibit At College Park, Washington county girls scored honors in the fashion exhibi staged yesterday at College 'Park as a feature of the annual 4-H Week at the University of Maryland. One hundred girls and 14 boys from Maryland rural communities and farms pirouetted with their new clothes in a fashion revue held on the campus as one of the fina events before the week-long course ends. Earlier, Dr. Warren D. Bowman pastor of the Washington City Church of the Brethren, advised them that a religious atmosphere in homes had reduced divorces The national average is one divorce in six marriages, he said, while a survey of 22,000 marriages had shown that among persons active in religious organizations there was one divorce in fifty. A survey-made in Maryland by the American Youth Foundation showed forty per cent of couples married within the past five years are living with parents, Dr. Bowman added, and that ninety per cent of those appearing in divorce court traced their troubles to friction with parents. Prizes awarded in the dress exhibits included: Information party dress—Blue ribbon class: Louise Wilson, Allegany. White ribbon class: Elizabeth Miller, Carroll. Club Week Group—Blue ribbofc class: Roberta Ritchie, Allegany, Alice Rohrer, Washington. Red ribbon class: Betty Jane Roop, Carroll. Cotton sport dress, (active): Alice Kretzer, Washington. White ribbon class: Colleen Barion, Allegany. Junior party dress, 12 to 14 years —Blue ribbon class: Ada Ford, Al- egany. Wool dress—Blue ribbon class: Martha Mary Virts, Frederick; Ruth Keedy, Washington. Red ribbon class: Eloise Wilson, Allegany; Frances Gorsuch, Carroll. Cotton school dress, 15 to 21 years—Elizabeth Reid, Allegany; Sarah Ellen Boyles, Washington. Older youth group—Blue ribbon lass: Mary Morgan, Allegany; lorence Hatfield, Washington. Cotton school dress, 12 to 14 rears—Blue ribbon class: Marjorie Hinkle, Allegany. Red ribbon class: Anna Mae Honodel, Washington. Spectator sports dress (age 10-21) —Blue ribbon class: Kathleen Burman, Frederick. Red ribbon class: Jean Lehman, Washington; Helen Lechliter, Al- egany. Best dress—Blue ribbon class: rene Nalley, Washington; Jane Hughes, -Wicomico. Red ribbon class: Thelma Young, Allegany. Wool suit, coat or ensemble — Blue ribbon class: Jane Grams, Frederick. Red ribbon class: Ruth Johnson, -Ulegany. ^lans Discussed By Safety Group A meeting of the Hagerstown Chapter of the Highway Safety Committee of Maryland was held at Hotel Hamilton last evening when plans were discussed for the "Wheels of Progress" transportation cavalcade to be held in Baltimore .staduim on Sept. 16. Several speakers from Baltimore addressed the meeting. S. E. Minium, local chairman, presided. One of the speakers was Walter F. Kneip, Baltimore, secretary of the Maryland Motor Truck Association which is organizing the chapters throughout the state. The speaker emphasized the fact that safety is being stressed on the part of the public. The committee is sponsoring a slogan contest; W. Lee Elgin, this city, Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, who has endorsed the cavalcade, is a mem* ber of the civic committee and the safety slogan contest committee of the association. Local directors include Roger CharltOn and A. E. Carbaugh. Held In Girl's Kidnap-Slaying Shown as he sat manacled in "Boca Raton, Fla., police station is a man known as Charles R. Jefferson, who authorities said admitted the abduction lor ransom of Ruth Frances Dunn, 17, and Jean Bolton, 19, a criminal attack upon Miss Dunn, and slaying her to silence her outcries. Miss Dunn's nude, stabbed body was found on a lonely beach, but Miss Bolton, hysterical, reached Boca Raton and told of having been held prisoner. • / MORGAN'S SUIT 16 DISMISSED FINAL DAYS , of Our REMOVAL SALE It Will Pay You to Shop Now! New Low Price* on ALL Remaining Merchandise. ZACKS 23 East Wash. St. Next Door tc Bus Terminal SMART THINGS for the HOME KXOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 12.— Federal Judge George C. Taylor dismissed Friday, Dr. Arthur E. Morgan's suit challenging the right of President Roosevelt to remove him as chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority. Judge Taylor in dismissing the suit held that Mr. Roosevelt "has t,he power of removal as an incident to the power of appointment." The suit was filled in Chancery Court, here July 6, 193S, and was transferred to U. S. District Court in August, 193S, on motion of TVA attorneys. Don't Be Satisfied With Only A Few Eggs FEED CONKEY'S Y. O. EGG MASH Order Yours Today HOWARD'S' 7 "K. Baltimore St. ' Phone M6 CLOTHING For the Entire Family RAG DEPT, STORE Poffenberger \] To Pilot Cats Williamsport Team Will Meet Strong Mercersburg Nine. Boots Poffenberger will make his debut as manager of the Williamsport Wildcat baseball club tomorrow when the Cats meet a strong Mercersburg nine on the high school field. One of the largest crowds in the past several seasons s expected to be on hand as the :ormer Detroit and Brooklyn hurler ,akes over a new role. : ' The game itself promises to be an evenly matched affair as each lub has won one contest in the hree game series. The Pennsyl- ranians will send Bryan, their ace pitcher, to the hill in an effort to ake.the deciding game, while Pof- enberger himself might start for ,he home forces. The Williamsporters have been playing good ball throughout the season, wtih Brown J. Anderson, Bowers and Forsythe leading the litting attack. Myers and C. Anderson have been sharing the bulk of the pitching. Tomorrow's contest will get under way.at 2:30. Keedysville Club Is Entertained Thursday Th--? Keedysville Woman's Club was entertained Thursday afternoon at the home of Miss Minnie Schlosser at Monroe. The home was beautifully decorated with ummer flowers and the guests were received by Miss Ethel Grove, his city. A short business session preceded the program 'with the president, Miss Emma Burtner in charge. The program opened with song, vstars of the Summer Night" by Woodbury; Mrs. Louise Eavey, poem of nspiration, "Do It Now" by R. Trone and Mrs. Alice Baker sang Danny Boy." Mrs. Emma Green gave a report on the recent short course at the University of Maryand assisted by Miss Ardath Marin and Mrs. Ezra Baker. Miss Ardath Martin presented a comprehensive report on the New York World's Fair calling attention to the most interesting and worthwhile features. The meeting closed with Keller's American Hymn. After a stroll over the grounds refreshments were served. The following members and guests were present: Miss Ardath Martin, Mrs. Ezra Baker, Mrs. Louise Burtner, Mrs. Esta Clopper, Mrs. Emma Green, Mrs. Lela Coffman, Mrs. Annie Fisher, Mrs. Martha Line, Mrs. Lena Mades, Mrs. Frank Miller, Mrs. Bertha Poffenberger, Mrs. Harry Remsburg, Mrs. M. B. Thomas, Mrs. H. K. Zimmerman, Mrs. Louise Eavey, Mrs. Chleo Flook, Mrs. Carrie Line, Mrs. A. IT. Snivel}', Mrs. Alice -Baker, Mrs. M. W. Terrell, Lynchburg; Misses Ella Burtner, Minnie Schlosser, Mrs. William-Downey, Hagerstown; Misses Emma Burtner, Ethel Grove, Hagerstown; pearl Poffenberger, Fannie Huntzberry, Jane Thomas, Julia Cauffman, Mary Mumma and Martha Griffith. The club will meet again September 23, at 2:15 p. m., at the home of Mrs. Howard Burtne'r. PASSENGERS ESCAPE CHICAGO, Aug. 12.—Fourteen passengers escaped injury last night when a United Air Lines plane, inbound from New York, struck the Braniff Airways office on the south side of the municipal airport while landing during a rain storm. Spokesman for the air line said the plane, trip nine from the east, ran off the runway because of a defective brake. One wing of the ship was damaged. Reel Reunion Held Along Conococheague The annual Reel reunion was held recently at Row's Park. The day being an ideal one, the relatives began to gather early, the one coming the longest distance being Mrs. Anna Tracey and son, of Penn's Grove, N. J. Mrs. Tracey was also the oldest person present. Dinner and supper were served in the large pavillion which had been reserved for this occasion. At 2:30 p. m. the program was given with Prof. E. Russell Hicks as the main speaker, who gave an interesting talk on the "Love of Home and Family Unity." An election of''officers was held with Russell Reel being named president; Victor Reel, vice-president; Mrs. Orville Kershner, secretary; R. E. Burgan, treasurer and Mrs. Burgan, recording secretary. The historian's report showed that two of' the clan have passed away during the year 1939, namely, Frank Reel and little Miss Patricia Shives. ; . The . group was asked to stand with bpwed heads in memory of the departed. .. . . After the program all gathered for a period of recreeation. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Russell Reel, Mr. and Mrs. James D. Quinn, Mrs. . Orville Kershner, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Row, Mrs. Hazel Dyer, Mr, and Mrs. John Reel. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Reel, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Burgan, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Six, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Burgan, Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Shoemaker, Mr. and Mrs. Otho Gray, Mrs. Anna Reel, Mrs. Edna Lapole. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Weller and children; Mr. and Mrs. John Caddie, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Reel, Mrs. Clifford Sanders, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Reel, Mr. and Mrs., E. W. Row, Mrs. James Tracey, Catherine Reel, Nellie Marie Hawbaker, Betty Lou Reel, Nora Michael, Vivian Reel, Margaret Gray, Ethel Burgan, Geralcline Kershner, Rhoda Gray, Almeta Burgan,'Louise Exline, Mae Sanders, Doris Exline, Mary Catherine Sanders, Virgie Miller, Ruth Caddie, Eilene Caddie,. Mildred Reel, Carrie Lee Reel, Margaret Reel, Shirley Ann Lapole, Nancy Reel, Wilda Reel, Betty Caddie, Sue Caddie, Mary Catherine Reel, Samuel Reel, John Mellinger, Donald Ewing, William Miller, Samuel Reel, Jr., Carman Mose, Wilbert Lee Lapole, Fred Reel, Paul Skelton. Hays Exline, Jack Eichelberger, Eugene Dyer, Jess McCusker, Maurice Sanders, Keller Rowe and William-Franklin Lapole. WASHINGTON, Aug.' 12—Attorneys for Whiting G. Fauklner, former postmaster at Martinsburg, W. Va., indicted for perjury before a House committee investigating the Washington milk market, filed in District Court Friday a written protest that the indictment was invalid. Faulkner contradicted testimony of Bruce Derrick, secretary of the Maryland-Virginia Milk Producers Association, that he had told Derrick he had influence with members of the committee and would use it in favor of nearby producers if Derrick paid him $1.000. DOUBLE SURPRISE GAFFNEY, S. C., Aug. 12, (/P).— Horace Brown, Jr., decided to make a surprise visit to tis brother, Mathis, in California. He hopped a plane. He found no Mathis—because the brother was making a surprise visit at Horace's home where his parents live. MOJUD HOSIERY SALE $1.15 Hose 89c — 3 pair* $2.50 51,00 Hose 79c — 3 pair* $2.25 ""•c P-— 69= — > p*irs 52.00 HOPKINS HAS SEVEN AIDES Commerce Secretary Appoints Assistants To Help Shape Policy. WASHINGTON, Aug. 12.—Secretary Hopkins has selected «even personal aides, all experienced In some field of economics, whose job it will be to help him rejuvenate the Commerce Department and put It in a better position . to guide administration economic policies. Disclosing this Friday a department official indicated also that the work of the new group would be accompanied by a shift of emphasis in the department from foreign to domestic business problems. In the past, the department has largely, emphasized promotion of foreign commerce. Heading the staff of new aides will be Richard V. Gilbert, a public finance expert of Harvard University. Others are V. L. Bassie, former Federal Reserve Board employee; Rodney Riley, former University of Cincinnati economist; Carroll Wilson of the New York Investment Council Firm of Scudder, Stevens and Clark; Robert L. Davison of the Pierce Foundation; James Hughes, former NRA construction expert, and Paul Truitt, of the Treasury. The work of the group, which Is to be responsible solely to Hopkini, is to be divided into two sections: guidance of administration policy and research work on vital economic problems. While no formal program hai yet been drawn up, It wa» Indicated that the research would have to do with problems related to government spending and lending, investment, construction, communications, public works, industries where knotty problems exist and reasons why business Is lagging in some areas. In.addition, an official said, one of the functions of the new staff will be to keep In touch with leaders of trade and industry, and receive their views on government recovery measures. , STRIKERS TOLD TO GET BENEFITS CUMBERLAND, Md., Aug. 11 — Employes of th© Celanese Corpora- Jtiea of America, completing their first week of a "stoppage of work", were urged Friday by union officials to apply for state unemployment compensation. James A. Dundon, president of Local 1874 of the United Textile Workers (CIO) told the 9,000 workers idle since the plant closed, to register for benefits. Negotiation for settlement were moved to New York, where the office of the corporation is located, with the announcement that Herbert W. Payne, director of the rayon division of the union, was summoned to union headquarters in New -York. CHAPMAN IS TOP ENEMY Texat Bad Man Listed As Public Criminal No. 1 By G-Men. NEW YORK, Aug. 12—Irving Charles Chapman, a little Texas bad man with cold blue eyes, a tic in his trigger finger and 16 aliases, was designated by the Department of Justice Friday as the new public enemy No. 1. In a .list of the country'* 10 most sought missing men, iiaued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in connection with the government'* current .nationally-coordinated anti- crime campaign, Charlie's name led all the rest. Louis (Lepke) Buchalter, termed by Thomas E. Dewey, New York county district attorney, the most dangerous industrial racketeer at large, had the relatively obucur.e fourth place on this government roster of the infamoui. All ten fugitives, Federal agents said privately, were believed under the protection of a national syndicate suspected of harboring criminals as an organized business. Data concerning this supposed organization are being presented to an extraordinary Federal Grand Jury convened here to act as the informational clearinghouse and headquarters for the national activities of government agents. Chapman's criminal record goes back only to 1931, a relatively short one for a man ot 41, but his career since then already has brought prison sentences aggregating 85 years. Convicted of participation in an Atlanta, Tex., bank robbery in 1936 in which he was shot and captured, he was sentenced to 60 years, the FBI said, and subsequently given 25 years for a Red River County, Texas, kidnaping about which details were lacking here. In July, 1937, he escaped from the Texas State Penitentiary with eight other prisoners. • He is stocky—about five feet, seven inches tail and weighing around 150 pounds—and both sides of his face are scalloped with knife scars near the- eyes. COL. GIBSON 83 Charles Town, W. Va., Aug. 12 (IP) —Colonel Braxton D. Gibson, veteran Mason and former Grand Master of the lodge in West Virginia, will be 83 years of age on Sunday. He has-attended all Grand Lodge sessions for approximately 50 years. FRACTURED FEMUR Emory L. Martin, eight-year-old son ot Lloyd K. Martin, Hagerstown, Route 5, sustained a fractured femur in an accident on his father's farm yesterday morning. The youth was taken to the Washington County Hospital, Caskey's Three New Loaves NOW AT YOUR QROCIM WHEN you los-e something- don T lose track of this number—104. A classified ad-taker will help you word an effective "Lost and Found" , fcd. Schindel, Rohrer A Co. H«adquartert For Sherwin - Williamt PAINT 2S-30 t. Potomte it. Phtnt 70f Large Reunion Of Stockslagers Many Attend Outing Held At City Park On Thursday. A most; enjoyable reunion of the Stockslager clan was held In the City Park. This marked the 22nd family reunion and was attended by approximately 175 persons. After the serving of a picnic dinner in the southern pavilion, a program of much interest was rendered in which some of the younger generation took part. A vocal solo, "Jesus Loves Me," was sung in the African language by Vernon Stockslager; Jacqueline and Ruby Wills rendered a vocal duet, "Wonderful Words of Life," and a recitation, "The Wind," was given by Dawn Weller. Rev. Dr. I. D. "Worman, Lelters- burg, gave an address, in which he spoke of the significance of such a gathering as the one being held in the park. Dr. Worman said he thought of such a reunion as a unit and as an occasion for everybody to get acquainted with each other. Rev, Harry Young, Funkstown, was also a speaker of the afternoon. Special music was rendered by an instrumental trio—Bob Benson and His Prairie Ramblers. Honors went to Newton Warrenfeltz as the oldest man, Mrs. Salome M. Neff, 835 Mulberry avenue, the oldest woman and to Junior Weller, aged one month, as the youngest person. Each one received a gift. The following officers were reelected: President, Frank Stockslager; vice president, Howard Strock; treasurer, Roy Stockslager and secretary, H. Buhrman Beard. Four generations were represented at the reunion in the following persons: Harvey Stockslager, Frank Stockslager, Hubert Stockslager and Frank Lee Stockslager. Among those present and who came from a distance were: Perry O. Oaks, Helen Oaks and Mary E. Oaks, Dayton, O., and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Weber, Valley Forge, Pa. Members of the clan from Chambersburg and other place* in this section attended the reunion. Mr. Oaks brought greetings from the Ohio clan which each year also holds a reunion there. The Stockslager family has always been made up of sturdy, industrious and prosperous stock. Williams' History of Washington County, in its biographical record, in speaking of'George H. Stockslager, says that his father was John Stockslager, born in Germany, January 8, 1763 and who died May 27, 1863, aged 100 years. Mrs. Salome M. Neff, this city, mentioned as having received a prize for being the oldest of tbjC clan attending the reunion, comes in for special notice as having been the wife ot Albert C. Neff and was the daughter ot John and Mary (Thomas) Stockslager. John Neff .and Albert C. Neff were the first to successfully cultivate and raise cantaloupes in this section. They found out that the soil in their fields along the Little Antietam was peculiarly adapted to the raising of watermelons and cantaloupes, as well as sweet potatoes. They grew watermelons that weighed 46 pounds and cantaloupes weighing 21 pounds each, something quite unusual in this part of the country. The Neff farm was long known as the "Watermelon Farm." RADIOS REPAIRED All Makes — Reasonable Prlcci MONTGOMERY WARD A CO. Wot Wa*hlnrtOM Street. Governor May Attend Picnic O'Conor Invited To Annual Farmers' Gathering Here August 24. Plang for the 23rd annual Farmers' Picnic, to be held at the Hagerstown City Park, Aug. 24, include a talk by Governor Herbert R. O'Conor of Maryland, who has been invited to come here to deliver the principal address. Governor O'Conor has taken an active interest in the affairs of state 'farmers and has spoken at different times before various farm groups. If he can come here his attendance is sure to assure a very large crowd for the picnic. The committee in charge of the affair has arranged for a very interesting program in which 4-H boys and girls will have a prominent part. A feature will be the girls' style revue under the direction of Miss Ardath Martin, county home demonstration agent. There will be tap dancing by Miss Alta Smith and a 4-H trio will render songs. P. C. Turner, Parkton, Md., president of the Maryland Farm Bureau will talk on "The Farm Bureau Tour of the World's Fair" while Wilbert Smith, Frederick field man of the Farm Bureau and a representative of the Grange will speak. The Rohrersville Band will furnish music during the afternoon. Several others also appear on the program. ' The picnic is sponsored by the Maryland Farm Bureau and the Washington County Grange. ALLEGANY COUNTY LINEMAN IS KILLED FROSTBURG, Md., Aug. 12 (£>). Struck by a high tension line, Onley Dickens, 36, a lineman of the Potomac Edison Company, was electrocuted Friday morning at Paradise, a suburb of Midland, Allegany county. Experts worke4 more than two hours in a vain a$Drt to resuscitate him. He was repairing a line and was suspended with a safety belt until fellow workmen lowered him. Dickens is survived by his widow. SALE Women's SHOES EARLES Dept. Store 74 Went WAnhlnrton street $1 CLOTHING for men and women ... on EASY CREDIT TERMS PEOPLE'S STORE 67 W. Wash. Street 188 Pisces of M a ho g a n y Reproducti on * Cotifttfttlnr of Bedroom, Living Room and Dining Room Piece* ON DISPLAY SHOCKEY FURNITURE CO. Remodeling Sale Now in Progres*! — The Origin*! — Miller's Furniture Store 31 South Potomac Street • FENDER BENT BODY DENT HUGHES MOTOR CO. 50 E. Baltimore St. Ph 2460 Second National Bank The Oldfett Bank in Hagcrttown THE BON TON Shop Comfort Electric Cooking CLEANER FASTER CHEAPER Aik tor Proof »l Your ELECTRIC Range Dealer LOANS Rates and Methods Differ If you need money for a useful purpose come in and consult us. LOW RATE INDUSTRIAL LOANS Loans on comaker — endorsement — automobiles .— new and used — collateral — commercial paper. We offer each borrower th« lowest rates possible by issuing an interest-bearing certificate, payable if loan is repaid promptly. Prompt payments pay dividends. HAGERSTOWN INDUSTRIAL SAVINGS AND LOAN COMPANY 49 North Jonathan Street Hageratown, Md. Telephone: 250 — 2416 Member—American Industrial Bankers Att'n. ; A. K. Coffman, Pretid«nt 0. f«rl N«Iklrk, Secy-Trtai.

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