The News from Frederick, Maryland on June 4, 1970 · Page 24
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Frederick, Maryland
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Thursday, June 4, 1970
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PafeB-12 THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland Tkvntay, 4, IffM City Celebration Taney Home On Tour By MONICA MAIN Staff Writer Those visiting Frederick for the historical week which will be celebrated June 8 through June 14, will have the opportunity to visit the Roger Brooke Taney Home on 121 South Bentz Street Tlhe house became a national shrine in 1946 to the author of the Bred Scott Decision. For those who may not be familiar with this man, Taney was the former U.S. Supreme Court Justice and brother - in - law of Francis Scott Key. Taney, born in Calvert County in 1777, practiced law in Frederick for 22 years from 1801 to 1823. For many years he served as director of the Frederick County Bank. Serving in the state senate from 1806 to 1821, he also served as attorney general of Maryland from 1827 to 1831. In 1831, President Andrew Jackson appointed him U.S. At- Taney's appointment to the treasury was not approved due to Jackson's attacks on the bank so he returned to Baltimore to resume his law practice. His appointment as chief justice came torney General. He also servech briefly as secretary of the treasury, during which time he served as Jackson's agent by withdrawing funds from the U.S. Bank at the time of Jackson's feud with the bank. Annual Convention Of VFW Scheduled The 50th Annual Convention of the Department of Maryland, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will be held at the Annapolis Hilton Inn, June 11-14. Concurrently, the 43rd Annual Department Convention of its Ladies Auxiliary will be held in the same city. More than 1,500 relegates and alternates will be in attendance, representing 121 V.F.W. Posts and 99 Auxiliaries, with 30,000 members throughout the State of Maryland. The program opens Thursday, June 11, with a Naval Band Concert and Memorial Services in St. John's Hall, beginning at 7, to which the public is cordially invited, A joint oepning Session will be held in the Ballroom of the Hilton at 2 Friday, June 12, at which greetings will be extended by Governor Marvin Mandel and Mayor Roger W. Moyer. Numerous distinguished guests will be introduced at that time, including leaders from governmen- tal, civic and veterans organizations. That evening, at 9, a Cabaret Dance will be held at the host Post, Annapolis Post No. 304, Chingquapin Bound Road, Annapolis. Business sessions will be held in the Hilton Ballroom from 9 to Noon and 3;30 to 5;30 Friday, June 12; and from 9 to 4:30 Saturday, June 13. Nomination^ election and installation of State Officers for the ensuing year wil take place Sunday, June 14. The highlight of the 4-daypro- ceedings will be the Convention Banquet on the evening of June 13, at whichSenior Vice Commander-in-chief H. R. Rainwater wil be the principal speaker. "Chief" Rainwater, who is Assistant City Administrator of San Bernardino, California, will represent the V.F.W. National Organization. The banquet wil be followed by a Convention Ball which will feaure delightful music and convivial entertainment. Graham To Address St. Bar Association Fred P. Graham, Supreme Court correspondent for the New York Times who also covers the Justice Department in Washington and the nationwide activities of the legal profession in this country, is scheduled to be the guest speaker at a luncheon on Friday, July 10, in Atlantic City, N. J., at the Annual Meeting of the Maryland State Bar Association. Graham's subject will be "Can Nixon tame the supreme court?" Graham, who has an LUB. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and who also attended Oxford University where he received a Diploma in Law, has been on the Washington scene since January, 1963, when he became Chief Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments. He also served as legislative counsel to the late Senator Estes Kefauver and from October of 1963 to February 1965 as Special Assistant to Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz. In February, 1965, he joined the news staff of the Washington Bureau of the New York Times. Graham was bom in Little Rock, Arkansas on October 6, 1931, graduated from public high school in Nashville, Tennessee, and attended Yale University on an academic scholarship. At Yale he won the Robert S. Corwin academic prize scholarship and was graduated in 1953, after which he served with the U. S. Marine Corps and saw duty in Korea and Japan as an infantry and intelligence officer. He attended Vanderbilt Law School from 1956 to 1959, served as Managing Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and was a member of the order of the Coif, He attended Oxford University on a Fulbright scholarship after* received his law degree from Vanderbilt in 1959. He received a Diploma in Law by Oxford in June, 1960. Graham practiced law in Nashville, Tennessee from 1960 to 1963 when he left Nashville to go to Washington. He has been a consultant to the President's Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, and has completed a book about the Supreme Court and crime which Is scheduled for publication late in 1970 and will be titled 'The Self-inflicted Wound." {QotnJtiete Hie Cost is ALWAYS a matter of your own choice. DAILEY'S FUNERAL HOME 1201 NORTH MARKET ST. SVCCHMT T« C. i Cline Son im Day Camp Request Refused The Board of Education, at its regular meeting Wednesday, refused arequestfromFortDetrick and East County Youth Association day camps for financing and use of county buses. Dr. John L. Carnochan, superintendent of schools, told the board that funds for the buses would come out of field trip appropriations to county schools, and, at the expense of other students. He said the board can make buses available, but day camps will have to pay for drivers and operation. The board voted to advertise for bids for Green Valley and Myersville school projects, subject to approval of plans by the State Fire Marshal. An estimator's report on Rock Creek Center projected a cost of $1.4 million for the building, $24.55 per square foot for 57,000 square feet. The board voted to award abid for employe life insurance to the Washington National Life Insurance Company, pending funding by the County Commissioners and re - negotiations with the Frederick County Teachers' Association. The policy would provide term life ($6,000) and accidental death and dismemberment coverage for all employes working 20 hours or more, paid for by the Board of Education. Dependent coverage, at the employe's expense, would be optional. Hancock Man Crushed By Shovel CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) A 45-year-old Washington County man has been crushed to death by an automatic shovel he was operating. The victim was identified as James L. Spriggs of Hancock He was on a construction crew digging new sewer lines for Allegany County with 54-inch automatic shovel when it tumbled 30 feet down an embankment and fell on top of him. .** _ after. He is remembered by most for his famous Dred Scott Decision of 1857. The article held that Congress had no power to abolish slavery in anj Umitory acquired after the formation cf the optional government Dred Scott, a slave, had declared freedom after living for a time in free territory. In 1861, Taney administered the Presidential oath to Abraham Lincoln. Taney died three years later in 1864, after serving 28 years as chief justice. As you enter the Taney Home which has since become a tourist attraction, you view to your right the painting of the dramatic inaugural of 1861. when Chief Justice Taney administered the presidential oath to Abraham Lincoln, that he would "preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States." On the wall in front of you as you enter, are the pictures^ of the seven presidents Taney swore into office: Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan and Abraham Lincoln- more presidents than were inaugurated by any other man in American history. The Taney and Key Coats-Of- Anns are over the mantel. The desk is an original Salem, Mass, piece and contains 18th and 19th century law books used by Taney. In display case in the dining room is the robe which Taney wore on the Supreme Court Bench. The entire house contains numerous pieces owned by Taney, his daughter and wife, both named Anne, and his brother-in-law, author of the Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key. The Taney Home has been restored and is owned, operated, and maintained by the Francis Scott Key Memorial Foundation Inc. The Taney Home is open to tne public from June through October 1 at 10 a.m, to 4 p.m. For information on other times, including guided tours, call the Progress Report Slated Tonight TANEY HOME FEATURED-- The home of form- tored and is full of historical momentos. Taney er Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney will be was a brother in law of Francis Scott Key, and among the attractions of the Bell and History author of the famous Dred Scott decision. -Days in conjunction with the 225th anniversary (Photo by Gene Smith), of Frederick City. Taney's home has been res- Frederick merce. Chamber of Com- Local Planned Parenthood Group Discusses Program The proposed Urtunm Mobile Home Park «d mobile home parks in general will be the subject of * meeting to be held ioday in Urbmna at the bana Methodist Church Hall at 7:30 p.m. The Urbana Civic Association will hold the meeting to discuss the progress being made in its' attempts to have ttaPlanninf and Zoning Commission review the present trailer park regulations to see if any changes should be made* The proposed mobile home park for the Urbana area which would include 1,340 trailers on a 2!4-acre tract has been the subject of many hearings and court challenges over the past 14 months. Herb Morrison^ Urbana By MARGOT MOR Staff Writer Mrs. John M. Kilchenstein served as chairman of the newly- formed Planned Parenthood Association of Frederick County at a meeting in the demonstration room of the Frederick County Health Department at Winchester Hall last night. Dr. Charles G. ^ricknall, Deputy State Health Officer, said, "I perhaps was on the fence about sex education in the public schools during the height of the controversy; I am now however, Galen R. Clagett Has Announced Candidacy With a pledge to promote government sensitive to the needs and the will of the people, a Frederick resident has announced Ms candidacy for the MarylandHouse of Delegates. Galen R. Clagett said he will run in the Democrat primary Sept 15. Clagett, 28, and a lifelong local resident, said in a statement on his announcement: "The opportunity to serve in the Maryland House of Delegates would be a challenging experience for me. The legislative process is truly one of the most remarkable phenomena of our great system. If we are to continuetopro- gress, we must promote, at all levels, government which is sensitive to the needs and the will of the people. "Every effort should be made to encourage total people involvement in order that Frederick County continue to grow and develop at its current pace. It is to this principle that I pledge myself - 'Eager For Tomorrow, Not Afraid Of Today.'" Clagett has been active in the civic and political affairs of Frederick County and City. More recently he served as president of the Frederick County Young Democrats and currently serves on the board of directors of that organization. He has actively participated in voter registration drives and is a Democratic delegate from precinct 11, district 2, Frederick City. He is also a member of the Jeffersonian Democrat Club. Clagett has served as advisor to the Teen Democrats, partici^ pated in scouting programs, and coached track. He is a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. A graduate of Frederick High School, class of 1960, Clagett holds a degree from Frostburg State College where he majored in social science and minored in government He is currently employed by the Frederick County Board of Education. Prior to his present employment, Clagett was employed on the administrative staff of Federal Stone Corporation, rhurmont; taught sociology and psychology at Mt Saint Mary's College; and was employed by the Department of Correctional Services. Clagett is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John I. Weddle of Old Braddock and is married to the former Carol Hooper of Morningside, Md. The couple has two daughters and resides at 1407 Pinewood Dr., Frederick. unequivocally convinced that it is absolutely necessary-family planning is the only possible solution to the frightening consequences of the population explosion, and parents are simply not fulfilling their obligations in this respect Even I, as a physician, was deficient in relation to my own children. I could discuss the problem candidly and objectively with anyone else's daughters, but not my own, it seems." Obtaining abortions for the well - to - do has neverpresent- ed problems, whose affluence enables them to fly out of the country and afford the attendant expense. For those in the lower income brackets, however-those least able to afford unwanted children - the obstacles are insurmountable, according to Mrs. Nancy Timlin of the Planned Parenthood Association of Mary- Gordon Chertoff Receives Award Mr. Gordon A. Chertoff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Chertoff of Frederick, recently received the Alexander Award for excellence in theatre at presentation ceremonies held recently at Concord College, Athens, W. Va. Mr. Chertoff received the Award for the best performance by an actor in a minor role. He played the role of Crooks in John Steinbeck's play, "Of Mice and Men." A 1967 graduate of Thomas Johnson High School, Mr. Chertoff is an art major at Concord. land, headquartered In Baltimore. Most hospitals require at least one and sometimes two psychiatrists to recommend an abortion, at fees of from $50 to $100. Then, if the hospital in question accepts the affirmative recommendation, the usual surgeon's fee ranges between $500 and $800, in addition, of course, to hospital expenses, she said. Mrs. Timlin cited the Abortion Referral and Sex Information Service, of 133 E. 73 Street, New York City, which will accept out - of - state patients desiring abortions regardless of their ability to pay. Their phone number is: 744-5640 in New York. Attorney David Auldridge said the firm policy of Judge Robert E. Clapp Jr. in paternity cases will tend to deter young men who recklessly impregnate '' girls. "When I call the attention of my male clients involved in paternity cases to the fact that carelessness on their part may not only cost them over $10,000 - at the rate of $10 per week until a child they sired out of wedlock is 21 years of age - and, at that, the rate is about to be upped to $12.50, this gives most of them NEW INTERNATIONAL CENTER MOUNT MOWER FOR 460 TRACTOR PRICED BELOW COST Galen R. Clagett (Photo by Charles Studio) MAAS OPTICIANS OLAMOftlll YOU* OLASSRS WITH MODMN STYLI FRAMES We Are Eqolpped T» FID Any EjreflaM PrescrtptioB Audiotone Hearing Aids Batteries Accessories REPAIRS WHILE YOU WAIT CONTACT LIKIlt 5 West Second Street MO 24451 HOME EQUIPMENT CENTER Div. Farm Equip. 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The following badges were received: Cathy Crabbs, Good Grooming, Hostess, Hiker, Sports, Reporter, Plant Kingdom, and Animal Kingdom; Gay Hoffman, Good Grooming, Hostess, Hiker, Sports Reporter, Plant Kingdom, and Ceramics and Pottery; Carol Stitely, Good Grooming, Hostess, Hiker, Sports, and Reporter; Donna Stottlemyer, Good Grooming, Hostess, Hiker, Sports Reporter, and Animal Kingdom. The Cadettes then held a fly- up ceremony for the following sixth graders from Junior Troop 1032: Terry Lamb, Melody Martz, Sue Wachter, Wanda Toms and Wanda Garber.'Not present were Joanna Smith and Debbie Few. Among the other spring activities were taking part in Outdoor Skills Day held at Camp Hill and Hollow at Walkersville. The New Midway Cadettes were responsible for teaching fire building and preparing lunch for Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes, and leaders from New Midway, Woodsboro and Walkersville. A cookout was held for girls interested in joining the Cadette troop. Those attending were the sixth graders from Troop 1032 and Cathy Creager. Following the cookout a float trimming party was held for volunteers from the Cadette and Junior troops. The float was entered in the Memorial Day parade at Woodsboro and was pulled by Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Stottlemyer. During the summer the float will be entered in several firemen's parades. The theme is "The Girl Scout Promise." The Cadettes, joined by several Juniors and Brownies, presented an original skit "Mother's Little Helpers" at the Mother- Daughter Banquet held at the Woodsboro Fire Hall. Cadette Troop 92 is planning a short camping trip after school is out. The troop has been working on the Challenge of Social Dependability and will receive the challenge pins next year. attorney, will report to *f * ro ?P Se.recent efforts to hold the court action in beyance pendtajt he results of the hearings to change the regulations. ' "It would be unnecessary", said Morrison, "to P'oce^d with the court action, watch would cost the people of the Urbana area a considerable sum of money, if the Planning and Zoning Commission and tne :ounty Commissioners decide to change the trailer park regulations for the county." Morrison stated further: 'The people of the Urbana area do not Mlieve that the Frederick County regulation were ever meant to allow the uncontrolled placement of mobile home parks throughout a major part of the county. As it stands now, our law has been construed to give the local people no right to refuse a developer if his park meets the SHEPLETO % * * Moving DtJfary Expert Slate-Wide · Service ' Low Rate? 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