The News from Frederick, Maryland on July 15, 1948 · Page 2
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Frederick, Maryland
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Thursday, July 15, 1948
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Family Reunion I» Held At Ijamsville A reunion of the George A. Hood and Thomas Crawford families held on July 5 at Parish Hall, where 52 member* of! the clan and their guests met and enjoyed a picnic dinner. A business meeting was held in the afternoon, presided over by Sirs. Harry C. Swomley, when j plans were made to make the re- t union an annual affair. j Officers were elected as follows:! President, Miss Lavenia Hood, Brunswick; vice-president, Mrs- Lola Crawford Hackel. Gaithersburg: secretary-treasurer. Mrs. Ethel Hood Kirby. Germantown: historian. Mrs. Charles E. Mays. Charles Town. W. Va. These with the addition of Mrs Marian Crawford Swomley, Ijamsville, comprise the executive board. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Charles E- Hood, Major and Mrs- George A. Hood, Silver Spring: Mr. and Mrs. James W. Hood. Chevy Chase: Mrs- Ethel Hood Kirby, Mr. and Mrs- Donald E. Kirby ajnd sons, Donald. Jr. and Richard D. Kirby. Germantown; Mrs. Myrtle V. Hood and sons. Wilbur E. and James R- Hood. daughter and son-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Dunn, and granddaughter. Susan Dunn, of Silver Spring: Mr. and Mrs- Frank Hackel. Gaithersburg: Mr. and Mrs. Raymond L. Virts. Mrs. Charles E- Mays and daughter. Mary Hood Mays, Charles Town. W. Va.; Misses Lavenia and Georgia A. Hood, Brunswick: Mr. and Mrs. J. Melville Cromwell. Mr. and Mrs- Alvin Hood Crawford. Alvin H. Crawford. Jr.. Frederick; Mr. and Mrs. John Walter England and granddaughter. Courtney Kehoe. Alexan- Key Hotel 9 * Man In White Is 'Peck 9 Rickerds, Who Has In Dough Since 1892 t remained at the hotel I Plenty «f Cfeaacca "" Admitting that there have b««n certain revolutionary changes in the industry since he started his ' career some filty-six years ago. Mr. . Hickerds hasn't b e e n too much i J i concerned with mechanical appli- tlon Is maintain**! and when special occasions require increased output, these are duly noted on the bake orders by the steward. AU baking is done at night, thus Burke, treasurer. Mrs Harry C Smith, historian, program chairman. William H Burke; bocial chairman. Mrs William Buike: park chairman. Luther Burke. Tht News. Frederick. Md.. Thursday, July 15, IMS ant Workers Council CIO). was killed while sleeping at his home. 3120 13th st. N. W. j ances. He still does "most of my g . work by hand." He does recall, I however, that he "worked" the . first mechanical mixer to be instal- ' led in Frederick in 1897 in the 1 Hudson establishment. I Mr. Rickerds continues to do his own mixing, sets up most of his , own formulae. Baking is now , done in ovens heated by gas. Un] til about a year ago. coal was · used. He specializes in the "plain" .products--bread, rolls, muffins and j buns. i The "fancy" work is "done" by a . pastrycook although "Peck" t says he can "pinch hit sa pastry" ! if the need arises. ] "Peck" has no helper. On oc- · casions when he is absent, through I illness or vacation, the hotel nian- } agement has other arrangements. ensuring a fresh product for daily i consumption. The time schedule | CONVICTION UPHELD i *~ tnv ,, .,, ' from 10 p, m. to 6 ,. m. Washington. July 14 ,P-The , JO » SlTtATK».BAD Incidentally. Mr. Rickerds has second degree murder conviction i , _, c . un \ b i laEa -.. J . ul v . H been few newly-created Jotei ant that most vacancies ar* (or rt- plsfcemeste. just observed his 73rd birthday- OPr-Pa- of Mrs. Minnie Harris. 37. negro, rf* Ci ~: Car i° u - . local manager of JUAI VUOCJ. VCU Ul£ *«?±U Uli I^IUA.* --- i v - ·-...*. .-..*«..^ -·.*.*...?. v - . ..w^tv. 4 ^ ^ July 6. He leaves next week for 1 for the axe _slaisg of her husband. ;-^ *;j^ e his annual vacation, planning spend it among the families of to, James E. Harris. 3 un:on upheld today by the U. said today s-tuat:on : " % cry bad.' Employment tha: the Allegany county STRIKE AVEKTCD Ottawa. July 14 (AV-Labor Minister Humphrey Mitchell announced today settlement « tfc* a four childern. all of whom live in Court of Appeals. Baltimore and vicinity. They are, Mrs Harris was sentenced to _. Earl and Roy Rickerds. Mrs. serve from 15 years to life in jai! 339 are seeking jobs as compared Thelma LookingbiJ! and Mrs. Edna · Harris, business agent of Local *° -.264 on January 30 Booae. His wife died in September of 192S. immediately following an automobile accident. The nature of his work requires a rigid time schecule. but he does-' n't complain Like 411 real artisans · of his craft. "Pr V" is a true "knight of the pe-i."' 71 of the Cafeteria ar.d Restaur- The manager sa-d there have ?«-viV«. ' " v '" i * v : ^* »w"«J »«" ^!_.._: di sP«t* which had threatened Canada-wide rail strike. He said the r a r _.i -j u . . t o a wa ?« increase of 17 cent* an Carro:! sa.d his records show 2.- · hour retroactive to last March 1. The strike would have affected 150.000 employes It had been art f o r 6 a m tomorrow. CLASS MEETING HELD The officers of ag* Burke reunion held a meeting recently to make plans for the reunion which will be held on August 1 on the lawn of William H. Burke, near i Mr. Rickerds is furnished with'i Kempiown. Officers are LeRoy · the daily requirements through the j Mullmix. president; William H . medium of orders issued by the! Burke, vice president: Mrs. Harry' j steward. an average produc- : Cmberger. secretary; Mrs. William · Are you ec!=s thru tie f :c:ai:«-ase' p*n«! pecuMar to Homes »3S-i2 yra i ' Do»s tii* you tuStr Jror= tot »:-.-». :rtl so nt*- txis. Sigs.girur*. :ir*c- Tiwn so try Lyeia E. PuiShasi's Y«geub.e Cos;, ppund to rellete such symptom*' «skJi»:a'* m Compound «iso has wjias LYDIA L PiNKKAM'S 3S8S5 Watches Diamonds Jewelry and Silverware Doll's Jewelry Store 9 SOUTH MARKET ST. FREDERICK. MO. Photo by Frank Kcefer Busiest man in the kitchen of the Francis Scott Key Hotel each night is Silas T. Rickerds, who has been the hostelry s baker since it \vas opened. Here Mr. Rickerds is shown using his wooden peel to remove a loaf of hot bread from a large oven. By JOE EISENHArER 3rd Shortly before ten o'clock each evening, a quiet unassuming man enters the rear of the Francis dria. Va.: Mr. and Mrs. Laurence , Scott Key Hote , proceeds to nis Crawford Swomley and daughters j j ocker divests himself of street j Four 3 Susan and Xancy Swomley. Tow- j dOThing and re-appears ga^ed ail ^-o^ a son; Mr. and Mrs- Sydney G- Raw- ; ia white g e £3 tjj e man Sejpon- lings, Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon B. j sib!e for ^g. hostelry's breadjolls. Swomley. Mrs. Anna Swomley; muffins and buns. He is the baker Oakes and son-in-law, and daugh- j noae other than Silas Theodore ter, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Murphy and grandson. Bernard Meehan. Jr.. Baltimore: Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. England, Mr. and Mrs. Marion England, Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Swoin- 'ley, Mr. and Mrs. H. Crawford Swomley, and daughter. Miss Betty J. Sivomley: Miss Maggie Ad- j ^_ M dison and Judge Charles E. Moylan. j vears"agor Rickerds. who resides at 27 South Jefferson street. Known familiarly as '"Peck," he is almost as much of an institution as the hotel itself, for he assumed the post of baker just about a month after the Francis Scott Key doors more than 25 Ijamsville. Evolution of new varieties of plants and insects has been forced by treating parents' cells with sound waves too short and rapid to be heard by any ears. It was in renruary of 1923 that | Mr. Rickerds went on the hotel roster, bringing with him more than 30 years experience and skill for the benefit of countless patrons, regular and transient. He began his career early--back in 1892--in the bakery then conducted by John Hershberger on North Market street, opposite the present site of the Hotel Frederick, years later. "Peck" went to as a baker for Adam Ruland. whose establishment was at Market and Fifth street. Mot long after that, the business was acquired by E. J. Hudson, with whom "Peck" remained for about nine months. An offer to do the baking at Montevue proved attractive a n d Mr. Rickerds was employed by the county there for the eight succeeding years, which were followed by a short period "in business for myself-" This venture didn't last so j long, however, and "Peck" entered j the employ of the G. L. Baking j Company, remaining with that | firm for ihs next eleven years. It j wasn't long after that when the" opening developed at the newly- opened Francis Scott Key. '"Peck" was given the post and has since CLICK'S Super SHOES for the entire family AMERICA'S FAMOUS BRANDS On Sale at DRASTIC REDUCTIONS Ladies' "Vitality" Novelty SHOES Values to $11.95 $ 3.97- $ 4.97 Ladies' "American Girl" CASUAL SHOES Reduced to $ 2.97- $ 3.97 Children's "Poll Parrott" Ankle STRAPS Red And White $2 J7 . $O J7 Youth's And Boys' S N E E X $ 1.47 Girl Scout White O X F O R D S Reg. S6.95 $ 3.97 Ladies' Reg. 3.49 "Busken" PLAY SHOES 1.47 Men's SI 0.95 Suede OXFORDS $ 3.97 Men's Ladies' BOWLING S H O E S $ 1.97 Infants' S H O E S ALL SALES FINAL 113 North Market St. NOW! Ice Cold! Right Out of the Nearest Cooler! · FULL 8-OUNCE BOTTLE Iced to drink on-the-spot! On sale now, ice-cold at all coolers, get Pepsi "8" --handy new 8-ounce bottle of delicious Pepsi- Cola! No finer cola at any price! Buy Pepsi "S"-the extra good drink in the extra size bottle, omy Sjf. AND FOR GENEROUS HOME ENJOYMENT GET THE BIG, BIG HOME-SIZE 12 OZ. 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