The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on August 17, 1939 · Page 2
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Night Club Revelers Scor- ; ed In Damage Suit Filed In Kansas. " WICHITA, Kas., Aug. 17.—Ua"' troni of a night club in traditlon- -,«.lly dry Kansas were pictured to. day in a civil damage suit as "ca" verting cavemen," "pre-historic playboys" and "circus clowns." . The description was given by an •'.awning manufacturer in answering •a suit resulting from collapse of a .canopy at a McPherson night club. • • The defendant asserted the can- ;cpy was constructed "in good and workmanlike manner" suitable for '"a place of decorous and decent •amusement" and had been weaken;ed by customers of the club who climbed and swung on' its frame"work. ; "On the night the club opened," ills answer said, "more than 20 cases of whisky were sold and consumed on the said premise * * * "The results produced on the customers indicated this was not sing- Ing or vocal whisky, neither was it "wildcat or fighting whisky, but by the actions of the customers was proven to be squirrel whisky. "The canopy was built to withstand the ordinary wear and tear of civilized occupancy but not to meet the stress and strain of cavort- In^, cavemen, circus clowns and toloseal celebrations of pre-historic playboys." The awning maker pointed out officers had raided the club and arrested its operator. Since the Japanese abhor fat men, other nations must avoid pending corpulent diplomats to jTokyo, " . WAKE UP YOUR LIVER BILE- :'•% Ik Mwninf Raria' I • Gt --^t. 'E? M**r§ h °al<l POUT out two pounds of . -.liquid bQe into rour bowels daily, if this bite ^notflowingfredy.yoarfooddoetn'tdisest ,-It jurt decays in the bowel*. Gu bloat* up -~>w, "tomach. Yon get constipated. Your :.^*rhoit tyilem if poisoned and you fed tour, ;~«ttnk and th« world look* punk. .•A • A mere bowel movement doesn't get at : rtbe cause. It takes those good, old Carter's •^ttl* Liver PHI* to get the»« two pounds ;*«f bDe flowlngr freely and make you feel *-«?* f 0 * Q ?-." Harmless, gentle, yet amat- :3as; in making bile flow freely. Ask for iCarter*s Little Liver Pffls by name. 25 cent*. ;r4tubbomly refuse anything; el**. CLOTHING . : For the Entire Family R&G DEPT. STORE "A GUY YOU CAN'T SHOVE" BOSSES OUR FLEET IN ASIA By CLAYTON J. IRWIN ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 17 (£>).— A "peppery gort of fellow" and " not a guy who can be pushed around"—that's how Annapolis remembers Admiral Thomas C. Hart, now in command of the United States Asiatic fleet, succeeding his 1S97 Naval Academy classmate, Admiral Harry E. Yarnell. Admiral Hart served as superintendent of the Naval Academy from 1931 to 1934. Annapolitans recall that he was able to say "no" frequently, even when it didn't endear him to the natives. They remember his unconcealed dislike for a polite gesture required for years of academy superintendents, the formal request, by letter, to the mayor for permission to march midshipmen through An- •napolis stfeets on their way to big football games. The mayor of Annapolis, at the time, worked as a clerk in the superintendent's office. Admiral Hart made no effort to hide the fact that the request business was distasteful to him. Opposed Graduate School On another occasion, he was outspoken againt a proposed harbor improvements because he felt it would not be of value to. the academy. Again, he opposed the retention of the graduate school at Annapolis. This was a blow to the landlords, restaurateurs and operators of amusement places. But the Admiral and Mrs. Hart left many pleasant impressions. Mrs. Hart, daughter of a former superintendent of the academy, was one. of the institution's most gracious hostesses. The Harts' daughter and three sons were popular with both the naval group and townsmen. Admiral Thomas C. Hart "A peppery sort of fellow . . ." A native of Genesee county, Michigan, the Navy's No. 1 man in the Far East was listed as a Republican at the academy. During prohibition, he expressed opposition to repeal. His active duty with the Navy has included service with the submarine force of the Pacific fleet, as submarine division commander in the World War, as submarine commander of the Asiatic fleet and as commander of cruisers in the scouting force. For the last two years he has served as chairman of the Navy's general board, a policy - forming group of senior officers. Youthful Hero Is Victim Of Burns CRISFIELD, Md., Aug. 17 (£>).— Eugene Martin, 12-year old boy hero of the Chesapeake, died last night of burns suffered yesterday when he aelped rescue seven "women and three men from the blazing Virginia Fisheries patrol boat Richard . Armstrong. Young Martin, crabbing with his father, went to the Armstrong's aid and was showered with blazing gas when the fisheries boat's gas tank exploded as the Martins were pulling away with the rescued party. Parson Martin, his father, Capt. Herbert Drummond of the Armstrong and Prentiss Bull, a pass- nger aboard the Armtsrong, also were burned. They remained in the hospital but were reported recovering. The Martins and those rescued lived at Saxis, "Va. MODERN PROSPECTOR. FAIRBAIKS, Alaska (£>).—Dan S. MacDonald prospects in modern style. He heard about those tourist-trailer homes and built one for himself. Then he got a utility tractor to haul it and set out with a placer drill for the Innoko river flats. OWL'S MISTAKE. PEESANE, Sank. (JP)— An owl evidently mistook a rope for a snake. Grace Elliott, eight, was dragging her skipping rope along the road. A big white own swooped down, snatched the rope and flew awav. YOU CAN NOT AFFORD TO MISS THESE SPLENDID VALUES WE ARE OFFERING IN THIS SALE SAVINGS 25* to 45* KEG. PRICE Northern Seal . ..........$ 95.00 Russian Ponies .. ...... . . . 139.00 Hud - Seal 120.00 Hollander Super Seal 149.00 Hollander Hudson Seal 250.00 Alaskan Seal . . 395.00 Persian Lamb . 365.00 Marmink 169.00 Mink Blended Muskrat 195.00 Natural Tipped Skunk 269.00 Red Fox Jacket , . 125.00 Caffa Caracul . ... . : . . 210.00 Russian Caracul 220.00 Caraculs GREY, BLACK, BROTTN 159.00 Squirrel — Siberian .... 269.00 Mendoza Beaver 139.00 Northern Beaver ......... 119.00 Leopard Cat 225.00 SALE PRICE $ 49.00 79.00 85.00 95.00 185.00 285.00 269.00 110.00 129.00 195.00 79.00 159.00 169.00 79.00 185.00 95.00 79.00 169.00 AND MANY OTHERS! ALL ADVANCED 1940 STYLES! FREE All Custom-Built Garments Made Right REPAIRS & STORAGE In Our Own Work Rooms AIR CONDITIONED GRAY'S FUR SHO It EAST WASHINGTON ST. PHONE 1233 ZACKS-MLLS II It IT WEST WASHINGTON STREET-OPPOSITE WOOLWORTHS OPEN FRIDAY TILL 9 P. M, FORMERLY ZACKS OPEN FRIDAY TILL 9 P. M, PARDON US, IF WE SEEM SENTIMENTAL, BUT OUR BEAUTIFUL NEW STORE — IS OUR PRIDE AND JOY. For Years you've looked forward to something really different in HOME FURNISHINGS and now, at last we are bringing it to you in all its modern glory! We want you to see the rich color treatment, the spacious displays! In order to make sure you'll be here we are celebrating this gala opening with values... Values that are sure to bring you in, values that you will remember for many a day. Come to the new ZACKS-MILLS CO. store tomorrow for the value treat of your life.... , Opening Special VENETIAN BLINDS Flexible Steel. . . . Other sizes priced proportionately. Up to 28 Inches wide. RUFFLED CURTAINS 41 inches wide. Choice of 7 colors. Regularly priced at $1.59. $|.oo Opening Special soy<> WOOL BLANKETS 50% Virgin Wool — 70"xSO". Rose—Blue- Green — Orchid. Cedar and Mahogany. $2^98 Opening Special BED SPREADS Colored Backgrounr'. Chenille Spread, in ?•! color?. The Zacks-Mills Co. Presents on our MAIN FLOOR A new and distinctive way of showing HOME FURNISHINGS. Now it will be just as much fun to shop for your home as shopping for your wearing apparel. A COMPLETE LINE OF Bedspreads . .. Blankets . . . Comforts . . . Linens Sheets . . . Towels . . .Cottage Sets Ruffled or Tailored Curtains . . . Small Rugs Shower Curtains . . . Ready made Slip Covers Window Shades and Venetian Blinds BE SURE TO SEE Our modern curtain display. Hundreds of them. . . . See them actually the way they'll hang in your home. On Our BALCONY — SOFA PILLOWS The Zacks-Mills Co. Presents on our • INTERIOR DECORATING • Our decorator, who has worked in New York and Boston, is capable of helping you with any problem no matter how large or small. Come in and get acquainted . . . feel free to present your problem at no cost and with no obligation. We also have a complete line of Bigelow Carpets, Kustom Kraft inlaid linoleum floors, mattresses, springs, beds and draperies . . . slip coverings, draperies, and glass curtain materials. On Our 3rd Floor a Most Complete Drapery Workroom CUSTOM MADE SLIP COVERS PRICED FOR OUR OPENING LIMITED TIME ONLY Regularly $38.00 SAVE $10.00 NOW 28 For 3 PCS. LABOR and Material Complete Perfect fitting, permanent fitting slip covers at the price of non-shrunk covers! (Sanforized-shnmk covers shrink less than 1%). Wonderfully practical because they can be laundered without fear of fading. And they are sunfast, too I Our workmanship is famous. Call 1526 for our decorator who will call at your home with samples. Only Complete Work Room in Western Maryland Opening Special Group of LINENS and LACES Chair back Sets, Scarfs, five piece bridge sets and many other items. 69 Opening Special Madeira-Boxed Pillow Cases Hand Made — Madeira embroidered Pillow Cases, two to a box. Also colored, embroidered. Opening Special COLORFUL DAMASK SOFA PILLOWS All Shapes, All Sixes, All Colors. Fine Damask. S] 00 Opening Special SLIP COVERS CHAIRS Ready Made Knitted Slip Covers, Blue, w vr • t Green, Wine and Rust. %A.9t

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