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V' roua Ht« News, Frederick, Md., Tuesday, December 4, 1951 THE NEWS Established 1893 Published Every Afternoon Sunday by the' Except GRKAT SOTJTHERN *TG. MTG. Oft. 26 North Court St. Frederick. Md. "SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Stable copy 3 cents. When paid In re * Month. IS cents; thre« months. $2.00; six months. $3 50: year. $6.50. Member Audit Bureau of Circulations Entered at the post office at SYed- erick. Md., *s gecond-clasg matter. TUESDAY, DECEMBER, 4, 1951 Marriage Is Popular Every so often, the Census Bureau comes Up with astonishingly interesting information deduced from the laborious data it assembled in its dragnet of a year ago. The latest set of anything but dry statistics reveal the growth of popularity of the institution of marriage in this country, despite the more widely publicized divorce evil. There has been a steady decline since 1890 in the proportion of unmarried persons. This has been due partly to marriage rates, which rose gradually until 1940, and then rapidly in the last decade; and to an increasing proportion o£ the population in the older age groups, where single persons are relatively few. Another factor has been the sharp decline in the teens, where single persons predominate, as children now in their teens were born in the Nineteen Thirties, when j birth rates were hammered down by the deprrv*ion. It would oe easy to get lost in the maze of supporting figures, but the important thing is that there are one-fourth more married people than ten years ago, and that this tribute to the soundness of the American home cannot be denied by the sensational divorces that make the headlines. Proxy Air Power How much the Soviet Union Is in the war in Korea may be judged from the fact that overnight, Communist China has become one of the major air powers of the world. It is flying 1,400 combat planes in Manchuria and North China, roughly haljf of them MIG 15s, pride of the Soviet aircraft arsenaL Since there is no doubt where these planes come from, Russian protestations of peace in the United Nations Assembly and in propaganda assemblages, is revealed as so much double talk. The Soviet' is in the same position in Korea as we were befoie entering World War II. when we were the arsenal of democracy supplying the Allies against Hitler. The difference is that we gave our aid openly and made no secret o£ our hatred of Nazism, while the Russians insist they are not supplying the Chinese Reds and their sole interest is to bring about pence.' General Hoyt S. Vandcnberp;, it $300. The face cf the tiny figure Is only two millimeters from fore head to chin. Wooster said the biggest collector he knows of is Doug Fairbanks' who, he estimates, has more than 15,000 figures worth "many" thousands of dollars. The Fairbanks collection includes examples of every regiment of the British, In dian and American armies. Wooster also has carved $2,500 chess sets of ivory. "Most of them," he said, "were bought by oil people from Texas or Oklahoma. From the way they talk about it, I don't think they know anything about chess." Wooster has had sonic odd orders. The State Department recently ordered some pike-helmeted German soldiers of the first world war. Wooster has no Idea why. He displayed an order from a southern collector which he said is typical for that region. It request-, ed $50 worth of Confederate officers' and troops mounted and on foot and $10 worth of dam Yankees." A man in Nashville once ordered Stonewall Jackson. By mistake, Wooster sent him Abe Lincoln. The man sent back an indignant protest, said it was a "cheap joke," never ordered another item. A woman once walked into Wooster s shop and ordered a figurine of a gorilla. She wanted the lead to resemble a man in a picture she supplied. Wooster did the job. "Two weeks later that same man walked in, screaming," Wooster said. "He said the gorilla was sent o him by his wife, who had lelt iim. He asked me to make a big sow." I refused. After all, we're not clowns. This is a serious business." Dr. Campbell Rites Thursday Dally Bread By REV. A PURNELL BAILEY We have done that which was our duty! 'Luke 17.10.) A liner was wrecked on a reef off the coast of New England a few years ago. The Coast Guard went to the rescue under the captaincy of an old seaman but with some young men on the crew. One of the young men frightened by the situation confronting them, turned a w h i t e face to the captam. "Sir," he said, "the wind is off shore and the tide is r u n n i n g oul. Of course we can go out, but what good will it do? Against the wind and the tide we cannot come back." The simple reply of the captain was, "Launch the bont. We have to go out. We don't have to come back." We have done t h a t which was our dutv! Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, says the increased enemy air activity can affect the outcome of the war in Korea. The "kill" is still ten to one in our favor, but the emphasis is not so much on combat, as it is on keeping the enemy from establishing airfields south of the Yalu. The area of air decision lies between the Yalu and the capital of North Korea, PyonRang. So long as w o control this area by foiling all attempts to establish enemy air bases there, we can keep command of the air and our ground forces are reasonably safe from air attacks. Bible Thoughts If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the Lord, and lie u n t o his neighbor in that which was delivered him to keep, or In fellowship, or in a t h i n e taken away bj violence, or h a t h deceived his neigh. boi-.--Levitlcus 6 2. » * * Deceit and falsehood, w h a t e v e r conveniences they may Cor a t u n e promise or produce, are, in thp sum of life, obstacles to happiness. Those \vlio profit by the cheat distrust the deceiver; and the act by which kindness was sought puts an end to confidence.--Johnson. Boyle Column By SAUL PETT (For Hal Boyle) NEW YORK, Dec. 4 i.-Pi--For more than 100 years, the family of August Wooster has pursued the same craft without rebellion in the ranks--until now. Since 1842. the Woosters of Holland and New York had devoted all their talents to making tiny, highly detailed figurines of soldiers and historic personalities. It was an art perfected not only by the men of the house. Wives and children pitched in, too. That's the way it went for four generations, but the fifth generation is kicking up a fuss. The Woosters work in a small East Side shop, where they have more than 1.000,000 miniatures, no more than three inches high, made of white metal or carved out of ·wood. There on the shelves are fighting men from the legions of Alexander the Great to Napoleon's fusiliers to Grant's blues. Also, in { realistic detail, there are miniature likenesses of the great names of history--from David to Dwight Eisenhower. Wooster and his older son. Earl, who is 20, make the molds. Mrs. Wooster, a sculptor, makes the master figure. A second son, Clive, who is 17, is the painter. He colors the tiny statues with a brush thin enough to thread a needle. "Clive," said his father, "is the first good painter we, ever had in the family. Before that we had to marry women who could paint, or hire artists. Clive is a natural, he has a rare talent But what does he want to do? "He wants to be a fighter. He wants to box. He wants to ruin those valuable hands." '"I just like to fight," said Clive, a tall, thin boy. "I get into street fights but I never been in the ring. I want to try, is all." "Well, he won't." said the elder Wooster. "We Dutch are funny. ' We got a lot of pride. We build up a business, we keep it going. We don't tell a boy he has to marry, but if there is a great craft in the family, there's no argument about what to do. He will paint here." The Woosters make and sell some cheaply priced toy soldiers for children. But their art and reputation lie in making hand-wrought figures on order for adult collectors. Right now they're working on one of Richard III in his death scene, falling to earth with a battle ax.e In his head. It will cost the Hollywood screen writer who ordered Fiffy years Ago Item*. Kro.Tv The Columns Of The News, Dec. 4, 1901 THJEVES APPARENTLY MADE an elfort to enter t h e stable property of Charles W.. Ross a few nights ago. Before an e n t r a n c e could be forced, Clarence Nelson, the stable man, heard the noise and by f i r i n K off his pistol f r i g h t e n e d oft' the supposed burglars. THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS h a s appointed James Brust as fireman at the jail. The boaid determined not to make any change in the j a n i - tor of the court house for the present, but will wait until a f t e r cold weather is over. D E S P I T E T H E INCLEMENT weather. Grace Reformed chinch sale and supper opened success- f u l l y last evening in Kemp Hall. The t-uppei wilt be continued this evening and tomorrow evening. The Indies of St. John's Catholic congregation are also holding a sale and supper at Junior Hall. AN ARGUMENT WHICH WILL BE used in support of Frederick's Civil War claim, in addition to those previously enumerated, is the fact that at the time of General Early's levy there were stored in various warehouses in the city larcje quantities of U. S army supplies, which would have been destroyed or carried off by the Confederates if the ransom demanded had not been paid. FREDERICK CAMP OF MODERN Woodmen elected officers who include- Dr. T. S Eader, consul: C. S. Howard, advisor, W i l l i a m G. Zimmerman, banker; H. H. Haller, clerk: Philip Seeger. escort; Dr. C. F. Goodell. physician: George R. Moberly, watchman; Charles R Seeger. sentry, R. P. Storm, manager: Edward A. Cramer, chief forester. Twenty Years Ago Items From The Columns Of The News, Dec. 4. 1931 WHILE MILLARD C. RIDDLEMOSER, of near Middletown, was attending the every member canvass banquet at Christ Reformed church, .some one stole one of the wheels from his Ford automobile which had been left on the church parking ground. MRS. NORA MAUDE WALTERS has sold to Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Stup and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis an early photo) Dr. Kalpli D. Campbell Dr. Ralph Dempfter Campbell well-known Frederick dentist and veteran of World War II, died Monday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock al Bethesda Naval Hospital after an extended illness, aged 51 years A n a t i v e of Canada, Dr. Campbell was a graduate of the Univeisity of Maryland Dental School, class of 1924. and had practiced in Frederick since that time except for a period of service in the U. S. Navy. Dr. Campbell received his commission as a naval lieutenant in J934 and in 1939 was called to active duty, being one of the first 25 dentists called into national service. He served in the Navy until his retirement in 1946 as a commander. Funeral Thursday A son of Mrs. Ella Dempfter Campbell of 515 Elm street, Frederick, and the late Fred S. Campbell, the deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church, Frederick Lodge 684. B. P. O. Elks. Frederick County Dental Society, the National Dental Society and the Bethesdn Officers' Club. Dr. Campbell is survived by his mother. The body rests at the funeral home at 106 East Church street where friends may call after 7 o'clock tonight. Funeral services w i l l be held there Thursday afternoon at 2'M o'clock, followed by in- t e r m e n t In Mt. Olivet cemetery. It is requested that flowers be oinit- lorl. M. R. Etchison and Son, funeral directors. Deaths Emory O. Lewis E m o i y (J. Lewis, a well known lesiclont of Kllerton, died at his home Monday n i g h t at the ntif of 70. J f c was a son of the J a t o Jacob and Cclia Hurley Lewis, of VVolfs- v i l l e . S u t v i v i n g are hi.s v. il'e. M i s Icie Delauter Lewis; three daughters, M i s . RoRcr Lewis, Mrs. Harry De- Jr., MyersvilJc: Mrs. U n / c l Hcmsbert;, Yellow Springs, two b r o l h r i s and ;l sister. Levin and W a l t e r Lewis and Mrs. R u f u s Pryor, till of Myersvillc. Ten g r n n d c t i i l r i t e n and one Rreat-grandchild also survive. "Ihe body is at the funeral home in Middletown. H will bo removed to the GrosMiickles Church of the Br«thion Thursday at noon. Rev. Samuel Lindsay w i l l officiate at t h e funeral services at 1.30 o'clock. Interment in the a d j o i n i n g cemetery. The family has requested flowers be omitted. Gladhill Com. pnny, funeral directors. Today In Washington Plenty Of Communist Partisans Or Sympathizers In Federal, Stale, County And Municipal Governments By DAVID LAWBENCE WASHINGTON, Dec. 4--There are plenty of Communist partisans or sympathizers inside the Federal government and also inside state, county and municipal governments --and they keep on drawing government pay out of tax money. well that be below probably 11 per cent" and many Individual members "are fooled" and are innocent of the purposes of the union. But one wonders how any such Federal employes can continue to ·get their pay at all in view of pro- Newer Methods Of Teaching Discussed This startling fact emerges from I visions in the appropriation laws F. Fagan the adjoining buildings at 233 and 231 West Patrick street. John I). KHRI.C John Daniel Engle, Utica, died 8 1 5 p, in. Mcmda. at Emciuency Hospital, after an illness of several moiith.s, aged 7!) jears. He was a son ol t h e late Elias B. und Mama Engle and for more t h a n 30-yoars was a gardner for the late Mrs Victor B u u g h m n n . Suivivmj; are two sons. Paul M. EtiRle. USAF: Roger E. Engle, Yel- Unv Spring*; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Lent?., Downey, Calif.: two brothers, Hanson E. Enple, Baltimore, E d w a i d E. Englc, Umonville; t h i e r ginnrichildren. The body rests at the funeral home, 106 East Church street, where funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at one o'clock. Interment in Ml. Olivet cemetery. M R. Etchison and Son, funeral directors. Tierce Glennon Pierce Glennnn. well-known hospital attendant, died suddenly of coronary occlusion. Monday noon at Westminster, aged 59 years. He \vas a native of Cat roll County and a son oC the late Francis P. and Margaret Glennon. Surviving are three sisters. Mrs. Nellie Gosnell and Mrs. Dora Gos- iiell. both of Mt. Airy; Mrs. Harry Moore, Woodbine. The body rests at the funeral home near Winheld whore friends may call after 4 p. m. today. Funeral services will be conducted there Wednesday, 2 p. m. Rev Mr. Perkins, will officiate. Interment wii; be in Brandenburg Cemetery, Barretts. C. M. Waltz, funeral director, Mrs, Joseph T. Houff Mrs. Mary Ida HoufT. wife oi a reading of the report issued a a government document by Sena tor Humphrey, Democrat, of Min nesota. While the Senator, who i chairman of a subcommittee or labor, intends to conduct a furthe investigation of Communist-con trolled labor unions, he gives th document containing the CIO's own report his approval, pointing ou that it spells out "How Comma nist unionism functions as a system of power." The report itself represents the result of a comprehensive inquirj made by the CIO's executive boar members into the operations o eight large labor unions of theij group now found to be Communis" dominated and recommended for expulsion from the CIO. The material in the report though made by a nongovernment al body, becomes privileged under the rules of Congress which re prints it. This is ah example of how valuable congressional immunity is in dealing with individuals who do not hesitate to resort to libel suits and litigation when challenging charges made outside the halls o: Congress. The puzzling thing about the facts recited in the report is that with such Communist activity going on in so many big unions, especially the United Public Workers which includes many government em- ployes, all these organizations have never been put on the Attorney General's list of subversive organizations. The report slates flatly, for instance, that the "policies and activities of the United Public Workers have been in the past and are today directed toward the achievement of the program and the purposes of the Communist party rather than the objectives set forth in the constitution of the CIO." In the face of this explicit find- inq, another statement in the report also becomes pertinent. For, in the officers' report to the 1948 convention of the United Public Workers, the distribution of members by Civil Service status is The CIO executive committee, which conducted the inquiry, ;ums up the data as- follows: "This distribution shows that 11 nor cent of the total union membership had Federal Civil Service status, 64 per cent of the member- hip had state, county, municipal Civil Service status, and the re- m a i n i n g 25 per cent of the membership, comprising members working for private employers, accord- ins to the report, had no Civil Service status." It is stated by the CIO that the Federal section of the membership has been dropping and "may now which forbid payments to any government employe who is a member of a subversive organization. It will be noted that Senator McCarthy of Wisconsin had nothing to do with all this and that the report is sponsored in Congress by Senator Humphrey. The only propinquity involved seems to be that Minnesota is geographically close to Wisconsin but there is a strange coincidence of objective--to get rid of Communists as a system of power in America. The CIO executive committee members who conducted the inquiry took testimony and offered opportunities for the accused to make statements of their own. The names of the eight unions found to be Communist controlled and now recommended for expulsion from the CIO by its own board are: 1. United Office and 'Professional Workers of America. 2. United Public Workers of America. 3. Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Workers of America. 4. American Communications Association. 5. International Fur and Leather Workers' Union. 6. International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. 7. International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. 8. National Union of Marine Cooks and Stewards. It will be noted how wide and varied are the Communist conspiracies inside trade unions. Not long ago the Senate Internal Security committee, of which Senator McCarran of Nevada is chairman, issued a report describing a Communist conspiracy inside an A. F. of L. Union known as the Dining par and Railroad Food Workers' LJnion. In that report, issued by Senator Eastland of Mississippi Democrat, and signed by Senators McCarran of Nevada, Democrat, ind Watkins. Republican, of Utah, appears this statement: "The subcommittee is concerned over the fact which is clearly established by the testimony, that he Communists have gained'a foot- lold in the railroad industry. Al- 'hough the instant testimony re- 'eals absolute Communist control of only a small segment of the rail- oad industry, plus efforts to ex- and that control, in view of the mportance of the railroad industry o the whole national economy, it s imperative t h a t this Communist ontrol be broken." Maybe the answer to some of the poradic. unauthorized strikes in ecent years will come out some ay as these inquiries are pursued y congressional committees. (Reproduction HiRhts Reserved) on Sunday morning at G'30 o'clock of a cerebral hemorrhage a f t e r an illness of three weeks. He was a son of the late Henry Levi and Catherine Gross-nickle Brandenburg. Ho was a member of the C h i n c h of the Brethren and the men's Bible class. He was also a member of the staff of the North American Cement Co. for 32 years. Besides his wife. Mrs. Anna Edith Brandenburg, he is survived by these children: Mrs. Pauline H u l t s c h , Hagcrstown: Mrs Pearl Linder, Hanovci. Pa.; Ernest and Howard Brandenburg. Hager.stown; five grandchildren: these sisters: Mis. F.sla Harshman, Boonsboro; Mrs. Calmeda Grossnickle. Myersville: Mrs. Sarah Gaver, Middletown; Mrs. V i i R i m a BliekenstatT, llagerslown: Mrs. Stella Bittle. Middletown; these brothers: Roy, Kcefcr, Cyrus and Ira Branden- buif*. Hanerslown; Emmcrt Brandenburg. Clawson. Mich ; William M. Eader Dirs Al Aw Of 81 A panel discussion on the newer theories and methods of teaching children in elementary school highlighted the December meeting of the Middletown Elementary P. T, A. on Monday in the school auditorium. Eight of the elementary school teachers took a particular phase of the new methods and explained such subjects as reading, writing, homework, tools of instruction, spelling and arithmetic. The program was presented as a climax to American Education Week. To force a child to read before he is ready does psychological harm to the child, stated Miss Hays, teacher of first grade, who explained the theory of reader readiness. She also said teaching the alphabet does not help a child to read because he learns to recognize whole words. The parents were told the most important way to help their children was to make sure they are in good health, stated Miss Higgs, second grade teacher. The teacher emphasized that emotional as well as physical health must be good, stating that a child who feels secure in his relationships with his parents will be happy and will make the proper adjustment in school. A well-balanced diet, plenty of rest and regular physical check-ups were given as guides to good health. Children who have used paste, scissors, crayons and hammers and nails before entering school will have better muscular coordination than those who have not had j the experience, said Mrs. Lutz in discussing the tools of instruction used in schools and their values. As the teacher observes the child at work with his tools, he has an opportunity to stud and guide character development. School authorities now favor a non-failure program for students who fail to keep up with the standards set for each grade, explained Mrs. Holter, who said that surveys have proved that children retained in a grade do no better work and occasionally poorer work than they did the first year m that grade. The theory, it was explained, is that each child' progresses at his own rate of speed, and if a child fails to measure up to standards set too high for him, he suffers psychological harm. Manuscript handwriting, \vhich is taught in the first few grades, proves a valuable help in later life, stated Mrs. Frushour, who spoke on the teaching of handwriting. Sometime during the third and fourth grades when the child's muscular development is ready, he begins his cursive writing, the teacher explained. Students now look forward to the time he will accomplish cursive writing compared with those who dreaded the Side Glances T. M. REC. U. S. PAT. OFF. COPR. W1 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. "Aren't you going- to a poker game tonight? Mom said you woul vhen you took us out to dinner and the show last night!" d i f f i c u l t hours which were spent practicing the Palmer Method, WON SCHOLARSHIP--A $300 college scholarship and an all-expense round trip to Chicago for the 30th annual 4-H Club Congress! That wm the reward for these two farm girls for their outstanding contribTM tion toward the elimination of accidents on the farm and in the home. They are shown being congratulated by Paul Garrett, vice president of General Motors in charge of Public Relations. General Motors has sponsored the 4-H Farm and Home Safety Program in which 400, 000 boys and girls are enrolled, forthe last seven years. Left to right are Carol A. Guenther. of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and Dorothy V. Keller, of Jefferson, Maryland. Mrs. Frushour said. Mr. Maley gave a day-by-day Brandenburg, Brandenburg. Myeisville; Hagerstown, Lloyd Harry a n d Earl Brandenburg, Mechanicsburg, Pa Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2-30 o clock in the Hagerstown Church of the Brethren with Rev. Dr. Paul M. Robinson officiating, assisted by Rev. Fred Spitzer. The body wtil he in state from 1:30 o'clock until time of service. Interment will be' in Rest Haven cemetery, Hagerstown. Funerals Funeral services were held Friday morning from St. Anthony's Catholic church. Emmitsburg. R. D., for Miss Martha M. Jennings, 74, \\ho died at the home of her brother. Allen P. Jennings. Emmitsburg, R D., Tuesday morning. Rev. Father Stanley Scarff, officiated and interment was made in St Anthony's Shrine cemetery- The pallbearers were Francis McGraw, William M. Eader William Mantz Eader, of near Hansonville, retired engineer of the municipal electric light plant, died at his home on Mondav evening at 9 30 o'clock after a brief illness. He was 81 years old. Familiarly known as "Bill" Eader, he retired two years ago from his position as engineer at the city light plant, where he had been employed for thirty years. His job was controlling the street lights, and during his employment with the city he worked seven nights a week. He was born January 4. 1870 a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Eader, and was a member of All Saints church. He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Esther Levy Fogle Eader, and was the last member of his immediate family. The body is at the funeral home, 106 East Church street, and will be plan for the teaching of spelling through learning w h o l e words instead of memorizing sets of letters. Students now see concrete relationships of numbers, thus gaining an insight into the use of arithmetic, related Miss Ahalt, who discussed the new method of teaching arithmetic. A child's interest in school is dulled by too much homework, Mrs. Boone said in discussing the pros and cons of homework. In some cases homework is advisable, particularly where the child did not finish his work in school and would profit by completing it. she said, and urged that whenever a parent is in doubt about homework for his child, he should discuss it with his teacher. During the business meeting, the group decided to hold the next meeting in February. Group singing of Christmas carols, during which two Christmas scenes were posed by costumed members, and the serving oi refreshments concluded the meeting. Second Case Of Week For Peoples Court Magistrate H. Reese Shoemaker. Jr., heard his second case of the week in,Peoples Court today in one of the lightest weeks of court since Sixteen-year old Dorothy Keller, who is known around her Jefferson farm home as the; community's "safety girl.' 1 has won a $300 college scholarship for her effort in gaining that title. Dorothy was one of eight teenagers selected as winners in the National 4-H Club Farm and Home Safety Program, being sponsored by General Motors for the seventh consecutive year. She was awarded her scholarship by GM Vice President Paul Garrett while she and 41 other state winners in the program were in Chicago as guests of General Motors at the 3'Oth National 4-H Club Congress.' Her scholarshio was awarded November 25. Dorothy, who lives on a 55-acre farm near Jefferson, embarked on her safety program after two neighbors escaped death in tractor accidents. As she told Mr. "this gave me the urge to be an investigation in my communi 1 as to how the many safety hazard! could be eliminated." She started her safety work at home and, using her experience there as a background, followed with safety surveys of seven neighboring farms, stressing cautious hvidling of livestock and wiring, no smoking in barns and uncluttered stairs. Other activities included a bicycle safety campaign for children and a demonstration on pgar venting burns. For three conJP cutive years Dorothy was a county winner in the farm and home safety contest. the new bench in magistrates May. Jesse took the Cleveland THIEVES STOLE THE BICYCLES of Charles Palmer, Postal Telegraph messenger boy, and William Specht, Western Union delivery boy, from their parking places on Court and on W«-st Patrick streets, The bicycles were later found, damaged, and returned to police. WILLIAM H. BURRIER, MT. Pleasant, shot a 200-pound,- twelve-poir\t buck while deer hunting in the Allegheny mountains near Oakland. Joseph F. HoufT. 307 West South street, died at her home Monday night at 6 55 after a lingering illness, aged 78 years. She was a daughter of the late Jacob and Justina \Vhitmore Smith. Mrs. Houff was a member of Grace Evangelical and Reformed church and an active member of the Fidelis Bible Class, and the Ladies' Auxiliary F. p. E. Surviving are her husband, and one son, William J. HoufT, Frederick, and five daughters. Mrs. George R. Lewis, Mrs. Harry A. Tinney. Frederick: Mrs. Lev/is H. Engle. Walkersville; Mrs. Warren Fox. at home, and Mrs. Reginald D. | Hobbs, Mt. Airy. One brother Vernon T, Smith, New Market, and one sister, Mrs. Pierce Strine, LeGore, also survive, with 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. The body is at the funeral home 106 East Church street where friends may call after 7 p. m. today. Funeral from the funeral home Friday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment Mt. Olivet cemetery.. M. R Etchison and Son, funeral directors. Otha C. Brandenburg Otha Charles Brandenburg, 61, died iit his home near Hagerstown Paul Shockey. Edward Seltzer, and removed to the late residence Wd- Ernest Seltzer. S. L. Allison, funeral director. Funeral services were held from St. Joseph's Catholic church. Emmitsburg. Saturday morning for Mrs. Anna R. Rowe. 81, who died at her home in Emmitsburg Wednesday morning. Rev. John Sullivan officiated and interment was made in St. Anthony's Shrine cemetery. The pallbearers were Lewis Rosensteel. John Kelly. Lewis Kelly, Leroy Baker. Guy Baker, and Herbert Adams. S. L. Allison, funeral director. The funeral of Mrs. Carrie Etta Frances Boone. 220 East Third street, who died Friday morping took place from the funeral home. 106 East Church street Monday morning at 11 o'clock. Rev. Dr. Raymond E. Wilhelm, pastor of Grace Evangelical and Reformed church, officiated. Members of the Faithful Circle Bible Class of which the deceased was a member attended the services in a body. There was a profusion of floral emblems. Pallbearers were: Newton Covell, Leo Colliflower, Earl Luhn, Maynard Hamilton, .Meredith Crawford and Bernard Stull. Interment was in the Reformed cemetery, Middletown, M. R, Etchison and Son, funeral directors. Kettells. of Walkersville. was found guilty of exceeding the 30 mile limit on North Market street and was fined $5 and costs. Kettells was arrested on Sunday morning by Sgt. Daniel Svvomley. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. Collateral was forfeited by Alexander C. Brown, Chester county, Pa, Fred L. Cox, Seat Pleasant, John McAlpine, New Kensington, Pa., Frank A. Beachley, Braddock Heights, and John Vauro, Pittsburgh, Pa., all exceeding 30. $15 each; Frank J. Corletto, Crabtree, nesdav morning where friends may i Pa., exceeding 50, S25. The call until Friday morning. The body will be returned to the funeral home on Friday where funeral services will be held at 2.30 p. m. Interment m Mt. Olivet cemetery. M. R. Etchison and Son, funeral directors. Funeral services were held on Wonday at 1:30 p. m. for Willard R. iall. New Market, at the funeral home in New Market. After a prayer at th« home further services were held at Mt/ Zion Church in McKaig with Rev. K. D. Swecker assisted by Rev. Thomas Morgan' officiating. Pallbearers were: John G. O. Hoffman, Henry B. Fout Luther F. Murray, Sr.. Charles F. Cook. J a m e s H. Castle and G. Donald WeddJe, members of the Frederick Moose Lodge. Burial was in Mt. Zion cemetery. Mr. Hall is survived by one son, Ruben W. of New Market who was omitted in the death notice. W. E. Falconer, funeral director. rests were made by Sgt. Swomley and Capt. Charles W. Magaha of the State Police. English Lesson By W. L. GORDON WORDS OFTEN MISUSED: Do not say, "Always be congenial when you talk to your best friends."' Say, "talk with your best friends." OFTEN M IS P R O N O U N CED: Quietus. Pronounce kwi-e-tus, i as in lie, e as in eat, accent second syllable. OFTEN MISSPELLED- Hoard (a store laid up). Horde (a clan or tribal group*. SYNONYMS: Torpid, dull, inert, inactive, sleepy, stupid, sluggish, listless. WORD STUDY: "Use a word three times and it is yours " Let us increase our vocabulary by mastering one \\ord each day. Today's word: PRECEPT; a. command respecting conduct. "He was better versed in precepts than in practice." DEED RECORDED A deed was recorded in the clerk's office for the sale of a tract of about 67 and three-quarter acres and improvements along the old Annapolis road in Woodville dis- irict from Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Brashear to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd W. Bitler. consideration being in the neighborhood of S16.000, according to revenue stamps. RETURNS FROM HOSPITAL Carlos Englar, III, five year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Englar, of West Main street, Emmitsburg, was returned to his home Saturday from the Annie Warner Hospital, Gettysburg, Pa., where he was treated after being struck by a truck near his home on Friday. The accident occurred in front of the Englar home early Friday afternoon, and driver of the truck was reported to have been Quinn Topper of Blue Ridge Mountain orchards. The boy was first treated at the office of an Emmitsburg physician and then taken to the hospital, where examination and x-ray disclosed no fractures or serious injuries 500 Heard Lutheran Chorus Here Sunday Approximately 500 people filled the Evangelical Lutheran church Sunday evening to hear a program of sacred music presented by the National Lutheran chorus. The group, under the direction of R. E. Snesrud, is composed of 90 singers drawn mainly from the Washington area, and presents three concerts each year. Preceding the chorus, William Sprigg. church organist, presented a half-hour recital in the church. The chorus sang a number of difficult religious selections which were well received by the local audience. As a part of its program to foster an interest in and appreciation of sacred music sung a cappella, the chorus has sponsored a Lutheran Church Series by which it manages the apearance of choral groups visiting Washington. In 1949 in the United States, there were 1.585.440 marriages compared to 386,000 divorces. ON LEAVE--George Edward Biser, SA, son of Mrs. Velma Grove, 120 Pine avenue, has been home from the naval training center at Great Lakes, 111., on a 14-day leave. Upon his return to Great Lakes he will be sent out for sea duty. STEEPLEJACK FALLS MARTINSBURG, W. Va., 4 UP)--A fall from a television antenna resulted in double fractures of both legs, a crushed ankle, and a head injury for Virgil G. Santmier, widely known steeplejack. Life's Darkest Moment BY H. T. WEBSTER PROCESSING COMPLETED FORT MEADE, Dec. 4--Pvt. Paul M. Warfield, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Warfield. of Union Bridge, has completed processing at the 2053d Reception Center here and is assigned to the 7th Armored Division, Camp Roberts, Calif., for Army basic training. STCAM RADIATOR OFF AT MKWSPAPEJRI

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