The News from Frederick, Maryland on July 2, 1948 · Page 7
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The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 7

Frederick, Maryland
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Friday, July 2, 1948
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SoUVSoft Spots' Delay Airport Work Serious delay in the construction , of Frederick City's airport has do, veloped and municipal officials are reluctant to discuss the situation. Paving of the runways has been delayed for two weeks because : toft and weak spots have developed at numerous spots along the " runways and the T. Edgie Russell Co., has met costly delay in getting its contract underway. The outcome of a lengthy conference Thursday in which CAA officials discussed the situation, was not revealed. May Prove Costly One official, u.ho preferred not io be quoted, said the situation is jerious and may not only delay for ·sometime the paving of the runways but may also prove very zostly. Ke explained that it will be necessary to excavate the soft soil and refill the excavations with something more solid to meet specifications. It was intimated that fills were not properly made in the levelling of the airport and that the soft spots -were not discovered until after the paving contractor had moved in and started operations. Little progress had been made preliminary to paving when work had to be halted. A debate over what to do and how best to do it has been in progress for several weeks, it was learned. Differences of opinion developed among City, CAA. consultants and contracting engineers, it was explained. Ultimatum Given City The conference Thursday was expected to provide a showdown'·In the controversy and unconfirmed reports were that the CAA has directed the City to take immediate steps to properly fill the excavations made necessary by the soft spots- It was understood that at the start of the conference one of the objectives was to select a resident engineer on the project agreeable to all interested parties. It v.-as not learned whether any change was approved. Alderman William B. Burall. who ftag been none too sympathetic to the airport project, when contacted last night about: conditions at the field said he "had heard rumors" that the city v.-as running into serious difficulty in starting to lay the runways, but to his knowledge no STATE OF MARYLAND Announces EXAMESTATIOXS FOE PEK- 3IAXEXT Positions Insuring Future Security "With Automatic INCREASES IN SALARY and Liberal VACATION and SICK LEAVE and RETIREMENT BENEFITS TRAINING AND PUBLIC fixXATIOXS OFFICER. S3500-402S' AIHPLANE PELOT 3200-3630 ·Tentative Salary Scale Only Applications must be mailed not later than July 15, 1948 Apply to the STATE EMPLOYMENT COMMISSIONER 31 Light St., Baltimore 2, Md. of th« board hai bo«n called to discus* tb* problem. "As soon as I am in possession of the facts concerning the airport, I will advise the public," Mr. Burall declared. 'Boxwood' Estate Is Sold For $45,000 Mr. and Mrs. J. Tyson Lee. this · city, on Tiiursday purchased "Box;wood," one of the show-place · farms in Urban* District, from Mr. 'and Mrs. J. Frederick Requardt ifor a reported S45.000. The 1391 acre farm, ·with old stone mansion i house, tenant house and modern . farm buildings, is located along Route 240 opposite the George R- · Dennis. Jr., home and farm. ; it was also learned that Dr. and Mrs. Byron D. White, of PcolesvUle ' and Frederick, have purposed the large stone mansion hogje of the , late Dr. Rudolph M. Rau .on Rock| well Terrace for a reported $49.200. I The date when Mr. and Mrs. Lee ' will receive possession of the Ur' bana District farm has not been i designated- Mr. and Mrs. Requardt acquired the farm in 1940 from Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Springer. It was formerly owned by Mr. and Mrs. Francis H. MarkelL A new cow bam and dairy house were July 4 May Be '. Hot And Stormy By the Associated Pr*n Cloudless skies and a brilliant sun ushered in July yesterday and the Weather Bureau forecast at least temporary respite from thundershowers and lofty temperatures which beset Maryland. j A general prediction of sunny ' and cooler weather was issued for tomorrow. i However, this was tempered by i the view that Fourth of July holi- | day-goers might encounter intense , heat and scattered thunderstorms beginning late Saiurdav or Sunday. At the same time, the bureau produced the record-breaking figures o" rainfall which Baltinaor- ' cans experienced during June. A .57-inch shower late Wednesday ' raised the total to 9.16. wrote Secretary of Commerce j Sawyer. H* ordered Sawyer to draw up a voluntary allocation program, seeking the cooperation of industry. Mr, Truman said the Secretary i of Defense had advised him the , ^{^ Dr j os . p h F. Thorning. as- armed services will require only two per cent of the anticipated j and -World Affairs" to the recep- steel production this fiscal year.' and let* than three per cent in the next. . Thoriiiiig Invited To Gallegos Reception i Washington. July 1--President Romulo Gallegos of Venezuela, who is visiting the United States as i a guest of the Government, has in- *1t should be possible to insure fulfillment of a program of this limited size through the voluntary cooperation of industry." he said. "In setting up this program," he told Sawyer, "it is essential that adequate provision be made to insure that small businesses are m a position to bid oa orders for the armed forces on equal terms with larger producers, insofar a the tlon m ^6 Venezuelan Embassy. Saturday evening. July 3. This ceremony will constitute a twofold {South American Independence. In Porder to write this book the Maryland author and educator investigated the 83 folio volumes of the archives of Miranda in the National Academy of History in Caracas. Dr. Cristobal de Mcndoza. president of the Historical Academy, is a personal friend of Dr. Thorning. who is rector of St Joseph's Church. Carrolltoa Manor. Md. celebration, a greeting from official Washington and the diplomatic corps on the occasion of President Gallegos' visit: and the Venezuelan Embassy celebration in honor of the national day of independence, July 5 It \\as recalled, in this connection.' that Dr. Thorning was the only ecclesiastic in the world, invited as an honor guest of the Venezuelan Republic to Caracas The Newt. Frederick. MM., FrisUy, J«ly X, Ittt Perfumers buy ambergris at an average price of" $250 a pound. One recorded find weighed 24$ pounds. MARK ANMVCftSAJUES Sykesville. July 1--Mr. and Mrs. William Brandenburg celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary last Sunday. The members of the family tendered them a surprise at 4 p. m at their home. Supper was served on the lawn. Twenty- eight persons were present and m»ny handsome pieces of silver were received. Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Myers celebrated their 25th anniversary last Sunday at their bom* on the Iowa with ninety guests present. Many gifts were received. B*r. C. H. Shew married the couple and ww present. Refreshments were serr- ed. StJoseph ASPIRIN *OBIT , v i s i t s ' S U U P - * £ surpassed the previous record of 825. set :n 1921. It was the second straight month :n which the city was deluged by record rainfalls. In May a new mark of 6.41 laches was established, almost doubling the normal amount of 3 54 inches. i orders is concerned TRANSPORT DCE TUESDAY New York, JuSy I «.·?»--The Army transport Carroll Vsciory is j due here Tuesday with :he re- s The latter, who is a gifted novelist, is now preparing ; the p r e f a c e for Dr. Thoming's new book. "Miranda: World Citizen." she biography cf General Francisco de Miranda, precursc- oi erected and the mansion house re| modeled in 1940. j Charles McC. Mathias represented ,tfae Requardts In the transaction iand Gordon W. Spurrier of the M *D. Harp Agency represented the purchasers. The shortest subway in the ·«. orld operates in the 760 foot tunnel between the Capitol and the Senate Office Building in Washington. D. C. Voluntary Cooperation To Be Tried By Truman Washington. July 1 v?--President Truman decided today to try cut a plan of voluntary cooper_ ation to get the steel needed for ! the armed forces. The new draft law gives him power to order the allocation of steel for military needs. | " I am. of course, prepared to ex' ercise this authority should it ] prove necessary," the President mains of 4.800 American war dead. the first to be returned from Italian battlefields c: V.'orM \Y=r !! The port of embarkation sa:d yesterday that most of the 4.800 including many who fell on the Anzio beachhead, originally were buried in the U. S military j cemetery at Xetiuna. ElKTRIC REFRIGERATOR TtOUUr? CALL EAST END GROCERY 1657 AXYTIME Commercial Domestic Franklin (.*) Stockman 103 E. 6th St Electrical Appliances Repaired i Want'Extra CASH in a. bi HURRY? Just Phone] ^·| Famish us with a f e-w i t;l simple facts -- tell us how ^ 7 'i much to set; aside for yon. : 7* The money most likely Lj -win be ready for you by : K the zirne K wjirtake yon f "to reach our S25.00 to $300.00 LINCOLN · C A N S E I8S W- Patrick St. Phone 1270 ITS A KNOCKOUT/ That's what folks say about The Electronics Shop's depenaa"»le service. When yon bring your radio or television receiver to us for service, you are assured that the work will "be performed by men who are skilled and who are properly equipped for the work they do. ELECTRONICS SHO RADIO **vt J-H- GOODMAN 110 WfiTRICK ST KEYSTONE PAINTS When the best costs so little irhy compromise on quality? Complete iiae exterior, interior finishes. NICODEMUS Paint Store 30 NORTH COURT ST. COUNTS G R I L L DRUID THEATRE BUILDIXG. DAMASCUS, 31D. FULL COURSE DINNERS STEAKS, CHOPS, FRIED CHICKEN Plan to visit Damascus and eat that iaicy, tender fried chicken dinner; tender T-bone steaks that yon can cut with a fork. SNACK AND SODA BAR DO YOU WANT A FIXE CAR? 1946 Chrysler W i n d s o r Highlander 4-di*. Sedan This Car Is Perfect MAROOX FINISH -- LOW MILEAGE Sale Price *2295.OO Le PAGE MOTOR CO. N. MARKET ST. EXTD. PAST EBERX'S FREDERICK, MD. TAKE HER TO THE DANCE THE HERO OF SANTIAGO ·who won undying fame by the destruction of Cervera's fleet just fifty years ago-Sunday, July 3, 1898 --was Frederick born and bred, a direct descendant of the city's founder. Now, as we prepare to observe the Nation's birthday we can take particular pride in Frederick's contribution to one of the greatest of all Fourth of July celebrations. CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK MMMt »l*tt*l ttlltvt ITtTtH *·· MMU4 · IfOUT IHluaAMI Mday Night-Monday Night JULY, 2 JULY, 5 to the music of lei Smith and his orchestra In the cool of the night at the top of the mountain BRADDOCK HEIGHTS J*4.jBjKT- between Frederick - SSiddtetown ·e «a- eg- «c- gc- co-g; ccc eg KC ccc ccc gc «c ccc- cc gc- . Bennett s For Men Make Dreams Of Long Week-Ends Come True. A stroll in the son ·will help yon appreciate the cool comfort of » Basque Shirt in blazer stripes or solid colors. $1.50 to S2.50. A game of g-olf -will go smoothly in a, pair of cool, comfortably- fitting rayon sharkskin Slacks. Sninmer shades, moderate prices. 57.50. A plunge in the pool or breakers \rill be real fun if you -wear boxer swim trunks ·with the built-in briefs. Plain colors and fancies. S2.95 to S4.00. Also, shirts 4o match Tour trunks, S4.00. Just plain relaxing ·« ill be sheer comfort in a sheer, short-sleeve Sport Shirt. Light-weight Rayons in plain colors and fancies, suitable for almost any occasion. §3.75-53.95 and 54.25. Comfortably Air Conditioned at ! I * $ $ * £ I £ a * * * * * f~«S"«e~«WM~««"«M«"«e"«f' · Scoop for Bennett's! Your SUMMERTIME GIRDLE that weighs less than 4 ounces that costs only $2*99 Here's the perfect answer to summertime figure- control ! check these features: LIGHT WEIGHT--by actual test weighs 313 OT. in medium size! TWO-WAY STRETCH--two piece back panel pnllc across and np and down--especially comfortable when yon sit! 5 ELASTIC PANELS--rive you slim lines, gentle tummy control! COOL FOR SUMMER--so porous you can blow smoke through any panel--allows the gentlest breeze to keep you cool! PANTY BRIEF OR SUPPORTER GIRDLE--both with hose supporters--the panty style has detachable garters, that unhook high up! WEAR rXDER SHORTS--SLACKS--SWIMWEAR--in addition to sport and dressy dresses. IT'S A BEAUTIFUL GIRDLE--All white, daintily trimmed with blue stitching, it's lovely inside and out. Sizes Small, Medium and Large Best of all is the pnc In Frederick Exclusively At SHOP IN AIR-CONDITIONED COMFORT P. S.--For those who like a zip-up girdle--we have a similar garment, with sturdy hooks and a locking side zipper, at S3.95--It's a companion piece to the supporter girdle above, with all the fine features, AND a side zipper. LWSPAPLRl

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