The News from Frederick, Maryland on November 23, 1951 · Page 7
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The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 7

Frederick, Maryland
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Friday, November 23, 1951
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Bronze Star Is Awarded The Bronze Star Medal with "V" device (tot heroic achievement in connection with military operations against the enemy) has been awarded posthumously to Sergeant First Class Virgil L. Stambaugh of Emmltsburg, Maryland Military District headquarters, Baltimoie, announced today. The award has been presented to his widow, Mrs. Ann G. Stambaugh, who resides at 205 East Mam street m Emmitsburg. The citation accompanying the medal reads: "Sergeant First Class Virgil L. Stambaugh, Infantry, United States Army, a member of Company A, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division distinguished himself by heroic action near Sangu- dong, Korea, on 3 June 1951. His company was moving forward attacking enemy-held, positions in the hilly region around the town. From well-prepared positions, a reinforced enemy company was defending this terrain, with automatic weapons and small arms fire. Upon reaching the ridge line approaching its objective, the First Platoon became surrounded and was unable to send or receive orders, thus forcing the other platoons to halt their advance. Sergeant Starrfbaugh volunteered to go through the lines with instructions and try to reach the surrounded platoon. Cautiously, he crawled toward the surrounded platoon, realizing that the fate of the men might well lay in his accomplishing the mission. He passed three enemy soldieis and "was wearing the platoon when his presence was detected and he received terrific fire. As a hail of bullets struck the area, be, with complete disregard/ for his personal safety began to inch his way from hi precarious position Continuing his advance, he way able to deliver the nessage and at the appointed time. ;he platoons coordinated their efforts, converging an one point in the enemy line, cracking it and driving them back, killing 50 enemy, wounding many and causing others to flee in disordered retreat. Sergeant Stambaugh's heroic action and devotion to duty wer« instrumental in his company's sue 1 * cessful completion of its mission and reflect great credit on himself and the United States Infantiy. Entered military service from Emmitsburg, Maryland." Calls For Support Of Chinese On Formosa NEW YORK, Nov. 22, )--Gov. Thomas E Dewey today called upon the United States to buttress Chinese Nationalist Government m Formosa with "moral support, technical assistance, political support, combined with arms and financial aid," Reporting in Collier's magazine on his recent 41,000-mile tour of the Far East, the New York Governor said America must "become at least as intelligent as the Kremlin, for once." "Let us keep our friends, back them up and make them, strong," he said. ". . . . Every day the danger grows -greater that Red Chinese soldiers may invade Indochina if they are not busy at home, and I propose that we allow their free countrymen who want to liberate China to keep them busy at home.' Dewey said this does not mean we will be involved in war on the Chinese mainland. HP explained: "Russia is waging wars--violenl wars--through native Communists in five of the countries I visited . . . . Yet Stalin is smugly pointing out to his people that not one Russian has been killed in Korea in the Philippines, in Malaya, in Indochina or in Indonesia " Dewey said the United States can't risk having Its defense "'shrink back to Hawaii or the coast of California." Despite its defects. Dewey said. Nationalist China must be suppoit- ed as "one of the forces nece.ssary to keep the R«*ds from over-ruuninK the Pacific." He added: "If Chiang Kai-Shek were as bad as his enemies claim, he'would still be a thousand times better than Mao Tse-Tlmg, who has killed American boys for a year in Korea." GIVEN 100 TRANSFUSIONS SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22 (/?)-Dr. Lome A. Tanner was alive this Thanksgiving day because he received more than 100 blood transfusions. Attaches at the Irwin Memorial Blood Bank, the agency which collected the blood and made it available, said it was a record. The '36-year-old San Anselmo dentist had 96 pints of whole blood pumped [into his veins within two days--befoie and after he underwent surgery at the University of California Hospital Sunday evening. Dr. Tanner was operated upon for an acute upper gastro-mtestmal hemon hage. GOING TO CHICAGO Fred H. Beachley of Route 1 Middletown, State winner of the 4-H Club "Live Power" piogram m the tractor maintenance clinic sponsored by the American Oil Company will leave this weekend to attend the thirtieth National 4-H Club Congress in Chicago The Congress, highlight of the 4-H Club year, will be held in the Stevens Hotel from November 25 through November 29. Four-State Farmers' Meeting Janizary 25 Herman Stockslager, president of the Four-State Fanners' Committee, announced this week that the four-State fanneis' meeting will be held m Franklin Court auditorium in Hagerstowu on January 25. These meetings are arranged through the cooperation of farmers, agricultural extension-services^ agricultm'al^ experimental stations and the rural department of the Potomac Edison Company. Their success in past years have made these meetings a popular fixture on the farmers' calendar. Local farmers and county agents ACCIDENTAL DEATH SK1PTON, England. Nov. 22 A coroner's jury today returned a verdict of accidental death in an inquest on 58-year-old Fred Walker. They said his wife had accidentally emptied a can of weed killer into his soup while she was suffering an epileptic fit. CHECK THESE FEATURES COOKING WITH GAS 18 · QUICK · CLEAN · DEPENDABLE · ECONOMICAL Beyond the Main Use "Breotane" FREDERICK GAS CO., Inc. Tel. 2575 Box 338 HOSPITAL AID TODAY from thin »r«* who »r« assisting in th» planning for the '32 Farmers' meeting are Henry R. Shoemaker. E. Earl Remsberg. and Harry A. Zentz. An in previous years, the meeting will be an all-day session and a series of timely topics will be scheduled for discussion. They will be of particular Interwt to alt farmers In Virginia, Maryland, West V i r g i n i a and Pennsylvania. Many mile* ot pipelined for oil and mis ore carried hlKh in the air on towers and other con- Minotions over rivers and flood areas. OUR HOSPITALS ARE SICK Why does sickness cost so much? 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