The News from Frederick, Maryland on August 31, 1967 · Page 26
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August 31, 1967

The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 26

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B-4 THK NKWS, Frederick, Maryland Thuraday. Auguri 31, 1M7 Agnew Caffs For All-Oat Attack Of Alcoholism Problem In State ANNAPOLIS (AP) -- "It is time we recognized alcoholism for what it is -- a sickness that saps and debilitates our society, and not a criTe "., * can be ^"ntt jlled ! v i ' ig '-«e jails Vtith person:. *v ·'$ lor public drunkenness " Gov. Agnew declared Wednesday He issued » call for a broad and intense ittack of the problem. He oaia his administration will develop and present a comprehensive program to the 1968 Maryland Legislature "We have ttie resources and the kno* ledge to do an effective job if we apply the will to accomplish it," Gov Agnew asserted. "I commit this adminis- tration to that end." As a start, he said he would initiate broader coordination of f t ate and local programs on alcoholism, encourage private programs involving business, labor and the liquor mdustr, a more intensive state effort to prov ide specialized treatment, consultation with judges on han dlmg cases of chronic alcoholics and review and revision of laws. The governor cited as cause for concern a report submitted this week to him by the Department of Mental Hygiene. · "The department estimates there are approximately 100,000 i alcohol'"s in Marvland and that fewer than 7.000 of ftes* have oeen treated in specialized facilities, public or private," the governor said. "No effort is being made to locate, identify and treat the remaining 93,000, including an estimated 42,000 in industry, who | are losing time from work. "A recent study indicates that alcoholics and their families account for $6 million annually on the state's welfare budget, with no specialized services or attempt to restore them to eco- inomic independence. | "In all of Maryland there is 1 only one specialized unit outside i of the four state mental hospit- i als for emergency treatment of acutely intoxicated alcoholics-| a small, private service in Prov- I ident Hospital in Baltimore." Gov Agnew concluded that efforts to cope with the problem "have been meager in relation to its magnitude " Scholarship Winners Announced Sixteen Frederick County students have been named winners loi state senatorial scholarships to colleges throughout the state. The announcement of the sixteen winners was made Wed i nesday by State Sen. Charles H. · Smelser (D-Frederick., CarrolJ.) In making the announcement ' Smelser said this year's winners will be receiving scholarships under a new program adopt- i fd by the legislature in Annapo- ! The program, Smelser -said, is based on units with a minimum of one unit and a maximum of six units that can be awarded te any student. senator is allowed 58 units yearly with a value of $14,500. Under the old program scholarships included either tuition or tuition plus room and board for each student at a specific school. Smelser added that high school students must pass a state competitive examination before they can be considered for a state senatorial scholarship. Students already m college may be considered if they tre meeting the academic requirements of the school they are attending. The sixteen local winners and the colleges they will be attending are: Bruce M. Baltzell, Thurmont, Johns Hopkins University, Dennis E Black, Thurmont, Mt St. Mary's; Darryl E. Burns. RFD 2, Thurmont, Western Maryland; Katherine Cor- ley, Wwt FHfflitli Street, St. Joseph's College. Earl W. Drap. «,!, Thurmont, Western Maryland; Harriet Easton, RFD 1, Frederick, Towson State College; Rita Stottlemyer, Lante, Western Maryland; Anne Wimmer, RFD 1, Mt. Airy, Salisbury State College; and Dan* lei Wiles, Middle Street, Western Maryland College. Also Rebecca Howe, RFD 3, Frederick; Bessie V. King, West Sixth Street; Kay Knight, East Third Street; Larry Ua|ton, Motter Avenue; Thomas iSherald, Grant Place; Christina Strobel, Willow Avenue, and Sharon Troxell, Middletown, all at the University of Maryland. State Senator Goodloe Byron announced earlier the winners of 14 state senatorial scholarships THE REAL NANCY is not blonde and sexy and tough. That's just the public--and profitable--image. At heart, she's a home gal--gentle and polite and friendly. City Bricklayer Carroll Retarded Responsible For Children's Assn. /Mystery Message set Open House All bricklayer Irving J. H. i Shankle did was put two bricks ! together in the sidewalk in j front of Ford's Theatre in Wash-! mgton. | But those two bricks produced , a minor mystery because they ' contained the message " V o t e LBJ". Shankle, a Frederick native who commutes back and forth i to Washington, to work on the restoration of the theatre where President Abraham Lincoln was shot, explained it this way: "Workmen down at the kiln in Orange, Va., (where the bricks were made) frequently mark their initials on the bricks just before they put them Into the oven. "It was a thousand-to-one shot that I'd spot these bricks in the game load. After I found the one marked 'Vote' I looked for one with JFK." But Shankle discovered "LBJ" instead. "The foreman spotted the bricks and their message and was going to have them dug up until I talked him out of it. "I thought the whole thing was a good idea since there is an election year coming up and I'm a Democrat anyway." But Shankle, who has been a bricklayer in the Wastujgton area for 19 years, couldrifex- plain why anyone woulL*rite the word "Vote" on a tntfc. 14 Survive Plane Crash In Atlantic SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) Some swam, others ckmg to the wing until boats arrived, but within minutes all 14 persons aboard a commercial airliner which ditched Sunday night in the Atlantie stood wet but sai'e on shore. WESTMINSTER -- Carroll County Association for Retarded Children will hold an o p e n house Sunday to open the new day care center here. The new facility, located at the Episcopal Parsonage, 22 Court Street, will be open to the public from 2 to 4 p.m. Ralph Hoi week, president of the association, fill be present, and refreshments will be served. ! Also present at the o p e n i house will be Gene Enspr, vice president of the association. Ensor was instrumental in getting together the Westminster Civitan Club, the Mt. Airy Kiwanis Club, and members of the association to accomplish the re! novation of the facility m two , months. j The new center will open Sepi tember 5 and operate until June 12, under the direction of Mrs. Annabell Doukas. Mrs Martin, Mrs. Haller and two aides will staff the facility. 1 A move to a bigger center became necessary when the former facility near Sams Creek, in the Church of the Brethren, became too crowded A spokes! man for the association said that a bigger center will be sought in the next two years. 43-YearOld Mayor Of Miami Is Dead ! MIAMI, Fla. (API -- Robert ' King High, dapper mayor of Miami who won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination last vear only to lose to Florida's first Republican governor in 94 years, died Wednesday of a reart attack He was 43 High died in Doctor's Hospital, about 12 hours after he was stricken at his home. He had suffered a heart attack in 1963 but appeared to be in good health when stricken early Wednesday. A father of six young children. High made a name for himself in FUnida politics when his efforts forced the Florida East Coast Railway to resume passenger service and helped bring cuts in utility rates. ... three primary reason* tor the back to-school man. After afl, Vmer Casuals are most d»- ektedfy m a class by themselves . . . with their well-informed look of fashion . . . and their finely dteclpHned crafting. Vinw Casuals have so much gofng for them, you wouldn't want to go back without thenrt And Only $10.99 CA«UAi.« See Our Terrific SeWfion Of Viner Casual* From $9.99 The Youn-I f cn's Shop 27-29 North Market St. Frederick, Hagerstewn Monday Saturday, ALWAYS FREE PARKING OUR OWN MAN* 5-""* LOAFERS rARE A PIC-WAY HAPPENING! HAND LACED V A M P ^ TEENS'WO«N'S 4 TO TO LEATHEt LOAfEl SCHOOL CANT BE BEAT!! 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