The News from Frederick, Maryland on May 29, 1970 · Page 14
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May 29, 1970

The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 14

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Page A-14 THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland Friday. Majr ». HE BOUGHT A CHURCH ON HIS DAY OFF-- John J.Bell, 33-year-old Philadelphia father of four, and his wife, Rose, look over agreement to purchase, for $8,200, the church in the background. Bell, who attended an auction with an eye to buy a row home as an investment, wound up buying the church property which formerly had been used as a recreation center. Bell said he was as disturbed as others when the property went on the auction block. (AP Wirephoto) Richards Film Presented By MONICA MAIN Staff Writer The Frederick Lions Club enjoyed a unique program during its weekly Thursday noonday meeting. The program was "philosophical" in nature rather than the usual information address given. Robert Horman of State Farm Insurance Company presented a film entitled, "Life's Highest Goals." The film featured Bob Richards, referred to as the pole vaulting preacher or the Rick-o-shay Reverend. He opened the film by comparing "what happens on the gridiron to what happens in life." You must struggle on the field he said, and struggle through life. "We live in an age of mediocrity," Richards stated, "but in sports mere can be no mediocrity. In this age of passiveness- sports force you to be active. I was shocked to see a full page advertisement of a new exercise machine with the caption-'no need to exert any effort, just lie on the machine and it does the exercising for you."* He complained that the individual is overlooked today. "In the time of the socialized, organized, bureaucratic man, you still must look beneath and find the individual. That is what lies beneath the surface of society- the individual. The only way we can change society is to change the individual." Richards emphasized the idea that "life is portrayed put on a playing field. Id sports you are willing to face obstacles. When a fullback bucks the line he doesn't call a committee meeting-- he acts, he fights, be falls, but he learns." Richards composed a list of "musts" in order to compete successfully in "the greatest game of all-life." He noted as the first point, "Keep your eye on the highest goal and follow through," "It is the keeping the eye on the goal that is the most difficult," he added, "n?s that follow through. You just can't go through the motions. You've got to give it all you've got and follow through." The second point brought out was the expectation of frustration. "There will be frustration. There's just no way to avoid it. There is still the guy that slaves at a task until perfection yet still loses by one point. In striving a man is learning the greatest lesson in life-- there can be victory in defeat, as well as defeating victories. Moses never got to the Promised Land, David never saw the kingdom united, and Jesus hung on a cross, but out of these frustr rations came the dreams of men." "The thirdly, and most important, suggestion," Richards pointed out, "is the ability to 'hang on.' You've got to hang on even if only by a shread ol desire. Johnny Unites is the best example of one man's hanging on. He was turned down by several schools. They wanted nothing to do with him. Finally the University of Illinois accepted him. He was fifth on a list of draftees, finally to be dropped. He heard the Colts were going to 'build a champion team' but they needed a quarterback. On a 2 cent postcard, Unitas wrote-'Just give me a chance, coach, I won't let you down.' They returned a 65 cent phone call and two years later he was nominated the outstandtag Professional Football player in the world. If you get beneath the statistics of victory and defeat," Richards concluded, "You'll find the real secret is in 'hanging on.'" Following the film, Dr. A.Aus- tin Pearre Jr. explained the de- concerning a possible fu- organization is considering pur- 3Stag7 or providing partial funding, of a new piece of equipment needed for emergency work at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The equipment, which sellsfor $4,000, is a combination of a monitor, electrocardiogram, and a deflbulator. The portable machine will be available to floors "herepatjente have just been released from high risk conditions as the emergency room or intensive care unit. "This equipment is an absolute must," Pearre stated, "and we intend to purchase it with, or without, the Lions help." YMCA Activities Schedule FRIDAY Swimming 9:30-10:30 A.M. - Water Babies 9:00-10:00 A.M. - Scuba (M,W,Y) 10:30-11:30 A.M. - Recreational Swim (M W) 11:30- 1:00 P.M. - Distance Srim (M W) 1:00-4:00 P.M.-All Member Recreation Swim ~T:00- 5:00 P.M. - Minnow I H (Y) -Divine (Adv.-Y) 5:00-9:30 p.m.-All member recreational swim Physical Education Classes 9:30-10:00 A.M. -Jogging (W) 10:00-11:00 A.M. - Tennis (B,W) 12:00- 1:00 P.M. - Run For Your Life (M) (A-adults, M-men, W-wmen, T-teens, B-beginners, Y-youth) Be//s Purchase Church PHILADELPHIA (AP) John J. Bell and his wife, Kose, went to an auction with their savings to buy a house as an investment. But all they were auctioning that day was St Ambrose Episcopal church and its parish house. The Bells stuck around anyhow. Bell had no intention of buying the church but when the bidding started, he decided to get the abandoned church and turn it back into a youth recreation center. Lime Kiln Mrs. Henry Baugher 874-2578 The Strawberry Festival will be held at the Carroll Manor Elementary School on Saturday, June 6 from 6 until 9 p.m. Henry Baugher Jr. will celebrate his birthday on Friday, May 29. Mr. and Mrs. William Spring and family visited recently in Frederick at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Hamilton and family. Mrs. Leon Printz visited recently with Mrs. Goldie Printz of Frederick. Mrs. Henry Baugher, Mrs. Agnes Shores, Carl and Bobbie Jean Shores visited on Thursday morning at the home of Mrs. Minnie Hawker of RFD 4. Recent visitors at the home of Mrs. Ethel Smith and family were Mr. and Mrs. Paul DeGrange and family and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Boone and family all of Frederick. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Williams and daughter of Shookstown am Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth May of Frederick were recent visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs John Williams. Recent visitors at the home ol Mr. and Mrs. Henry Baugher and family were Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hoffmaster of RFD 9, Mr. Carl Shores of Boyers Mill Road, and Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Fellows and family of RFD 2. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hoffmaster recently visited in Boonsboro with Mr. and Mrs. Pau] Long and daughter and Mr. anc Mrs. Preston Smith and son. So the 33-year-old machinist, father of four, made the high bid and bought the dilapidated edifice for $8,200-to the surprise of his wife and the apparent delight of the neighborhood. "John didn't know he was oing to bid on it until the bidding started," Mrs. Bell said Thursday. "I nearly passed out when I heard his voice/' The church built in 1904, was a house of worship until four years ago when the congrega- don merged with another church. Rocky Ridge Mrs. John Kaas Correspondent Mr. and Mrs. Earl Plummer attended the graduation exercises held on Sunday at theShen- andoah Conservatory of Music, Winchester Va, Their niece, Glenda Sue Johnson was a member of the graduating class. Glenn Tabler, Mt. Airy; Mrs. Marie Grimes, Sykesville; Mrs. Bess Nelson, Burtonsyille; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Susini, Laurel; Mr. and Mrs. CarroUton Tabler, David. Billy and Linda. Rockville, were recent guests of Miss Edith Tabler and brother, Albert. Mrs. Edith Gruber and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Keeney and family attended the Decoration Day parade in Woodsboro Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Plummer spent a weekend recently with Mr. Ralph Annunzi, New Salem, Pa. Miss Edith Tabler and brother, Albert, visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. James Tabler, Martinsburg, W. Va. Mrs. Virgie Paugh, Oakland, has returned home after spending several weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Donald Faugh and family. Recent guests of Mr. George Hotter were G. Edwin Motter, Gardners, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Cutsail, Taneytown; Mrs. Thomas Strauss, York, Pa.; Mrs. Harry Longenecker anc daughter, Johnsville; Mr. anc Mrs. Ross Swartz, Mrs. Joel Swartz, Biglersville; James Motter, Chambersburg, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Clem and Since then, it had served for a time as a recreation center for the predominantly blue-collar community surrounding it It was run by the Police Athletic League, but was abandoned when me league learned repairs would cost $50,000.. The whole neighborhood was up set when the church went up for auction. It was the only recreation center in the immediate area for some 500 children. "I wanted to do something for my children, so I decided to bid on the church/' said Bell, jit- ;ery after being handed the title paper's Wednesday. "I wanted a see something around here for kids; they need it" children, Susan andSharon, visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Youngblood, Winchester, Va, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Welty, Hagerstown, were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Boiler. Mrs. John D. Kaas enjoyed a bus trip with the Senior Citizens of Thurmont to the Apple Blossom Festival held recently in Winchester, Va. Recent guests of Mrs. John Hahn were Mr. and Mrs* Howard Welty, Ronnie and Harold, Frederick; Mr. and Mrs. James Welty and daughter, Keymar, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Boiler visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clutz, Keysville. The Ladies Auxiliary to the Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company served a banquet recently in the fire hall to about 200 of the cafeteria employes of the Frederick County schools and some invited guests. They also served a banquet of approximately 75 members of the Tuesday night mixed bowling League of WalkersviUe. The Ridge Runners of Rocky Ridge was the winning team this year. Mr. William Franklin Knight, Bangor, Me., and Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Cissel and daughter Diane, Vienna, Va., visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Knight. Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Sharrer were Mr. anc Mrs. Alfred Hahn and family, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Sharrer Jr., Mrs. Carl Angleberger, Emmitsburg, and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Sharrer, Walkersville. MIND7IG DEVELOPED-After 20 years of re- related to man than any other experimental search, the Hormel Institute of Austin, Minn., animal, but the stumbling block to using them has developed miniature pigs like this one which is inspecting a desk top at the institute. Scientists found that pigs are more closely for research was size. Normal pigs weight around 240 pounds, while the minipigs weigh only 40 pounds. (AP Wirephoto) Tiny Pigs Available For Scientific Use AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) - Mini- pigs are little piggies going to market in increasing numbers, but not to become pork chops, roasts or sausages. The small swine are the product of 20 years of selective breeding \by' researchers at the University of Minnesota's Hor- SPA'PEllfl IC H1V E ® _,, mel Institute. Now the researchers have enough to sell some to other laboratories for use in medical research. Pigs, more than almost any other experimental animal, have digestive, glandular, respiratory and blood circulation systems similar to man's, an much the same kind of skin. Bu size has been a stumbling bloc to using them for research. Enter the minipig, whic weighs about 140 pounds full, grown. Normal adult hogs ofter top the scales at four or fiv times that weight. Woofoo WOOLCO'S SUN-HAPPY FASHIONS AT JUMP-FOR-JOY PRICES! EXCITING . . . SWIM-TASTIC COLLECTION of Summer Beachweor devoted to th* pleasures of sun and sandl Take the Plunga in tplathing swimcuits for ladies, girls and Jr. Boys; Hit the sun scon* with beach cover-ups, beach hats A totes. Save NOWI . . . 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