The News from Frederick, Maryland on November 29, 1951 · Page 8
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The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 8

Frederick, Maryland
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Thursday, November 29, 1951
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The New*, Frederick, Md., Thnraday, November Xl», 19S1 4 Squib Case 9 Wins Acquittal The classic "Squib" case in torts was employed by defense counsel Edwin F. Nikirk, to win an acquittal for John Austin Main, Jr., Route 1 Frederick on charges of following too close to another vehicle, before Magistrate Wilbur F. Sheffield, Jr., Wednesday in Peoples Night Court. A Quynn Orchard apple truck driven by Main hit the fourth car in a line of stopped machines near the Pearl Bargain Center, November 6 damaging the passenger car of Frederick Burgess, New Market. Witnesses testified that a school bus at the head of the west-bound column on Route 40 stopped and three Jollowing cars halted -suddenly, Burgess' car being the last Main's apple-truck, fifth in the line ran off the right of the highway glancing against the rear bumper of the Burgess machine and allegedly pushing it into another vehicle in the* line, damaging both the iront and rear of the New Market man's car. Explaining the a c c e p t a b l e "squib" ruling that holds the instigator of the chain reaction damage culpable civilly for damages, Nikirk asked for an acquittal in the criminal, proceedings against Main. Blamed On School Bus Magistrate Sheffield held the two cases "analogous." blaming the suddenly stopped school bus at the head of the traffic jam, (The "Squib Case in old' English law was ruled when a complainant sued for personal injuries suffered after a firecracker "Squib" then called, exploded in his hands after being tossed to him by a chain of men all named as defendants. The accepted ruling was that the first man in the chain, who lighted and started the hot-handed tossing to others, was liable.) Robert R. Simon, Shookstown Ronte 5 charged with peace disturbance and assault and battery on a resident of Grant Place, last Friday night, was fined and paid ten dollars fine plus a suspended sentence of 30 days in jail, on pleading guilty to the peace disturbance. Created Disturbance Officers testified S i m o n had broken into the house and was creating a loud disturbance when they arrived to find him being backed out of the house at the point of a rifle. The assault and battery charge, the magistrate said is being held open, at the request of the complaining witnesses. Ridgley Gilmore King, Frederick and Forrest Garland, Brunswick, whom the magistrate said "have to learn the hard way," each drew 60- days jail sentences in default of $100 fines on conviction of intoxication. Garland pleaded for a break but this was denied when the magistrate recalled the defendant only got out of the House of Correction, November 19, forfeited collateral for drunkenness within 48-houn *f returning to Frederick and was arrested . again Monday night on a similar charge. Mary Isabel Baker, no permanent address, charged with )oiler- ing, was given 00-days sentence in detention at Montevue when the magistrate said "Knowing your background and case history, you are pit:ful in the eyes of his court. We want to help you and I am holding you under $100 fine or 60 days confinement at Montevue where you will have the benefit of a doctor's care with the possibility you may be able to return to gainful employment in the community," IS MISSING IN COLLISION BOSTON, Nov. 28 W)--The motor vessel Ventura rammed and sank the fishing trawler Lynn with 17 men aboard tonight near the Boston light vessel in the outer harbor. Coast Guard picked up four survivors. Thirteen crew members were reported missing. Five rescue ships and a plane are combing the area. The Koala bear of Australia is not a bear, not even remotely related to the bear family. It is a slow-moving, tree-climbing marsupial with an India rubber-like nose. ~2Le A* ll£_lal JlTIHC W nKffn; v * re " on why *o many jnod- «rn mothers nuke *nre to k««j St. Joseph Aspirin For Children bandy, ready for emergencies. It's approved by thousands of doctors. Tablets ire V, adult dot*. Ifo need to break them. Children like Its pure orange flavor. Buy St. Joscpl Aspirin For Children today. Bottle of SO tablets only 391. H. A. DeButto Named Southern Rwy. Head NEW YORK, Nov. 28--Harry A. DeButts, 56-year-old, has been elected president of Southern Rail, way and will assume his new post January 1. In announcing his election, the company stated, following a meeting of directors yesterday, that Ernest E. Norris who has been president since 1937, will retire at his own request at the end of this year. Mr. Norris who will reach his 70th birthday next January 21, has been named chairman of the board, effective the beginning of 1952. Mr. DeButts at present is vice president of Southern in charge of operations, a position he has held for the past 14 years. His entire work has been with the Southern with time out for service in the marines. Ife is a graduate of V. M. I., class of 1916. Succeeding Mr, DeButts as vice president In charge of operation next January.1 will be D. W. Bros nan, the railway's general man ager (central lines) at Knoxville Tenn. (Editor's Note: Mr. DeButtg ha a number of friends in Frederick He was bora in 1695 at Delaplaine Va., and maintains a summer horn at Middleburg, Va. His headquar ters are in Washington). As a concession to southpaws,' banks are now making left-bande checkbooks. Now IVfany Wear FALSE TEETH With Little Worry Eat, talk, laugn or sneeze withou fear of insecure false teetb dropping slipping or wobbling. FASTEETH hold plates flrmer and more comfortably This pleasant powder has no gummy gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Doesn' cause nausea. 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USE YOUR CREDIT BUY PURCHASE COUPON BOOKS ON EASY TERMS USE LIKE CASH LIVESTOCK PRICES HOL0 Prices re--Mned steady Tuesday at the weekly Woodsboro Livestock Sales, Inc., auction. Prices reported: Butcher heifers, to $29 cwt.; butcher cows, $23--28 cwt.; canners and cutters, $17.30--21,00 cwt; stock heifers, $57--175 head; stock bulls, $76--175 head: dairy cows, $141--349 -head; 160--190 Ibs. calves, $35.50--40.75 cwt.; 140--160 CHECK THESE FEATURES COOKING WITH GAS IS · QUICK, · CLEAN · DEPENDABLE · ECONOMICAL Beyond the Main Use "Breotane" FREDERICK GAS CO., Inc. 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