The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on August 30, 1939 · Page 3
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Wednesday, August 30, 1939
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NO INQUEST INTO BLAZE Fire Near Marlowe Believed To Have Started In Kitchen* Berkeley County, W. Va., officials declared last night no inquest was likely in the death of George Norman, 67-year-old farm hand, whose charred body was found in the ruins of the home of E. L. Miller. hetSveen Williamsport and Marlowe, yesterday morning. The house was destroyed by fire yesterday morning about 1 o'clock and Norman apparently was unable to fles to safety. Unofficial estimates place the fire loss an 14500. Mrs. Miller, sleeping in a room on the north side of the residence, escaped injury when a truck driver, who discovered the blaze and threw a heavy rock through a window of the bedroom, awakened her. Miller was not present, working in this city at the time. The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen near a gas stove. Mrs. Miller told her husband that after being aroused she heard Norman calling "the house is on fire." She started toward his room, she said, but changed h-er mind and went downstairs and through i side door to safety. Shortly after reaching the outside, she heard a crash which led her to believe, she said, that. Norman had jumped from a window onto the roof of the kitchen, the roof caving in and dropping him Into the burning room. The building, a frame-and-log itructure, was completely destroyed, aa were a wash house and pump house in the rear of the residence. Members of the Department of Public Assistance of Berkeley county said that Norman had been on their rolls for a number of years. A native of Maryland, he had worked at a number of farms in this section recently, they saicf. He had no home and no relatives, they added. THE GAY THIRTIES THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD,, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1939. DETOURS PLANNEP THREE SIGRID GURIE IN MODERN ROLE IN "THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN" AT HENRY'S Walter Camp, "father" of modern American football, died in 1925. EYE OPENER for breakfast Start the day right with rich, refreshing tomato juice. Made from famous vine- ripened Jersey tomatoes. Equally tasty at lunch or dinner. Sigrid Gurie,' the glamorous' star of "The Adventures of Marco Polo" and 'Algiers," is seen in a new, exotic characterization in Universal's stirring, human drama, "The Forgotten Woman," showing today and Thursday at Henry's Air Conditioned Theatre. Said to offer a sharp contrast to her previous screen parts, Miss Curie's role in "The Forgotten Woman" is that of a young wife Avho suddenly sees her world crashing about her when she becomes innocently involved in a murder. The film embodies the fine portrayals of Donald Briggs, Eva Arden. William Lundigan and Elizabeth Risdon, who head the well- chosen supporting cast. Short subjects on the program include a new Charlie Chase comedy, "Rattling Romeo," and a popular Music Hall Vanities subject entitled 'Montmarte Madness," featuring an all-star cast of Broadway headliners. NEW KORDA FILM IN TECHNICOLOR THRILLING EPIC Brunette-tressed June Duprez. Alexander Korda's twenty-year-old discovery, is co-starred with Ralph Richardson and John Cimeuts in the producer's great Technicolor adventure drama of the Sudan. "Four Feathers," which is scheduled for its premiere engagement Robert Young and Ann Sothern in "Maisie," opening today at the Academy AUTOMATIC HEAT Any Way You Look >it; It Kelvinator filvos the Kifflit An>\vcr. Bohman-Warne, Inc. Plume Xr. — 3.1 West Franklin St. "-MARYLAND STARTS TOMORROW ^ *$ ^ *$ A^ ^ #4 ALEXANDER KORDA presents at the Maryland Theatre tomorrow. Heading the cast which supports the trio of stars are C. Auhrev Smith, Jack Allen. Donald Gray, Clive Baxter and Henry Oscar. Zoltan Korda directed "Four Feathers" from the screen adaptation by R. C. Sheriff, noted playwright. All exterior scenes for- the film were photographed in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, where the Korda brothers established an enormous location camp at Saba- loka Gorge, forty miles from Khartoum in the Sudan. The story of "Four Feathers" treats of a young man who because of fear and cowardice deserts his regiment on the night of its- departure for Egypt to join Kitchener's Army and later redeems himself by completing an. extremely dangerous mission. The picture is being released under the auspices of United Artists. It is based 'on the widely read novel by A. E. W. Mason. Providing a lighter aspect to the Maryland program beginning tomorrow will he the showing of Walt Disnoy's cartoon, "Donald's Golf Game." CONJINUQUS-m.M. foil P.M. KEEP KOOL AT THEATRE NOW SHOWING w-fh.RALPH RICHARDSON * C. AUBREY SMITH • JOHN CLEMENTS • JUNE WIPREZ Dfrecfed by ZOLTAN KORDA IN TECHN(COLOR AST DAY - BOB BURNS In OUR LEADING CITIZEN sonmui! FOREOfffH " YOKNft RUTH HUSSEY - IAN HUNTER CLIFF EDWARDS WOMAH wffh EVE IIIEI * OOMLB 11111$ SHOP OPENS The Boston Shoe Repair Shop, one of a national chain, has opened on South Potomac street and is prepared ' to do shoe repairing of all kinds. Election Held By Elks 5 Ass'n I Frank Hladky New President: Annapolis Next Convention City. CRISFIELD, Md., Aug. 30 (/p)—Annapolis was selected as the host city for the 1940 Maryland-De!aware-District of Columbia Elks' Lodge Association convention after an Annapolis man was named president. Frank Hladky, Past Exalted Ruler of the Annapolis Lodge, was elected to succeed Philip TJ. Gayaut, Washington, D. C-, retiring president. Annapolis had the largest representation at the convention, which included delegates from 15 lodges. The Annapolitans rented a hotel to themselves for the convention. Jacob Endrews, Wilmington, Del., was elected first vice-president. Other officers named were. Edwin S. Lechuar, Easton, Md., second vice-president; Leonard L. Pearce. Washington, -D. C., third vice-president; Calvert K. Hartle, Hagerstown, secretary; John H. Mosher, iimberland, treasurer; trustees, .hree-year term, John E. France,' Hagerstown, and Charles C. Haw- .horney, Baltimore; one-year terms, John L. Durst, Frostburg. Outdoor festivities planned for he convention, now in its third day, were curtailed sharply by the \ r or.'easter which has raged con- inuously since the delegates began o arrive. Attendance also was cut by the veather. About 700 delegates have egistered, far below pre-convention stimates of 3,000 to 4,000 partici- ants. Approximately 300 Elks braved the Grim Rehearsal For School Children This picture, cabled from London to New York, shows English school children rehearsing evacuation routine in the event London should become a target for enemy bombing planes. A group of youngsters, carrying the gas masks, clothing and rations which they will bring to school every day for a time, leaves the school yard with a teacher. blustering rain and wind Tuesday for a tour of seafood plants, vhere crab feasts were the order of the day, the famous diamond back terrapin farm and "Makepeace," a historic estate near here. In the football rules of 1881, two additional periods of 15 minutes each were ordered played in case of a tie. GREINER SHOWS FORM Baltimore, Aug. 29 (£>)—Otto Greiner, Maryland State Champion, fired an incredible 66 into the teeth of a near gale to top five qualifiers in a field of 26 aspirants in th'e National Amateur Golf Tournament sectional qualifying rounds today. • Greiner's four-under-par 'effort, which smashed the Five Farms Course record, was added to a morning round of 76 for 142 and; a, six-stroke margin over Bobby Brownell, Washington, D. C., run-' ner-up who had 76—72—148. Ladies' FUR JACKETS are a fashion sensation. 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Franklin St. KERNEY'S On the Square LAMBERT'S CAFE 33-E. Franklin St. McNEAL'S CAFE 44- N. Jonathan St. MANSH'S LIQUOR STORE 422 Salem Ave. MEYERS BROS. LIQUOR STORE 401 W. Washington St. NORTH END LIQUOR STORE 247 N. Locust St. PARK CIRCLE TAVERN 325 Virginia Ave. SOUTH'S TAVERN A LIQUOR STORE 45 N. Potomac St. SPIELMAN, L. K. 28 W. Franklin St SPIGLER'S CAFE 417 W. Washington St. THE BLUE TAVERN 23 N. Locust St. THE DUTCH KITCHEN 12 E. Washington St. TOM'S CAFE 334 W. Franklin St. TRITCH'S LIQUOR STORE 58 S. Potomac St COUNTY RETAIL ACCOUNTS HANCOCK GRILL Route 40, Hancock. Md. HOFFMAN'S INN Route 40, Hancock, Md. HOTEL BECK Route 40, Hancock, Md. INGRAM'S RESTAURANT Route 40, Hancock, Md. SENSEL'S RESTAURANT Route 40, Hancock, Md. FUNKHOUSER'S LIQUOR STORE Route 40. Clearsprlng, Md. GRUBER'S LUNCH Williamsport, Md. MURRAY'S RESTAURANT Williamsport, Md. G. W. WOLFE Williamsport, Md. SMITHS3URG LIQUOR STORE Smithsburg, Md. FRED H. BESORE Smithsburg, Md. BOONE HOTEL, INC. 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