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The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 8

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Miniature Flash-Flood In North End Sftm. rrelerkk. MC Saturday. J.lr 24. »4* N-vy Recruiting Fop (NewCurrency !July Is For Berlin Is | Soviet Order A miniature cloudburst zppar- Berlin. July 23 V--Marshal ently centered in the north end of Vassily D SokoJovsk\. Russian Frederick about 8 p. m. Friday, commander us German;., tonight b a s e m e n t s of stores decreed the issuance of a new permanent currency for Eastern Berlin. It ·lose Market street and washing out completely, or seriously cur- Germany and tailing, several major outdoor com- place -die slop-gap mua::y events. The reasonable facsimile of s flash-flood, inundated North Market street with hub-deep water racing past overloaded storai- sewers to Carroll creek. The water was over the curbs, from building line to building line, and seeped into numerous business places under the store doors and ;_ a j] v through sidewalk-level basement " ' ' entrances. No estimate of the damage done, could be ascertained. Practically all business establishment* v, ere closed -O- the day when the ^nort- ·:ved but torrential squall b-j.-st, unaccompanied by 'A :a5. Water filtered into :he cuol.ng system of the Peoples Drug Store No. 2 and ran from ceiling conduits :n:o a store-room at the rear of the first-floor store. Debris Litters Streets A trail of debris was ieft a-ong the streets, as trash boxes and garbage pails were swept along by the twenty-inch v. ater-wail. The Temporary stream crested numerous empty glass jugs of a;i sizes and innumerable t:n cans. The rain lasted barely more tha^ 20 minutes and the runoff in the storrn-sewers was exceedingly swift. Pedestrians were able to move practically dryshod at Church and Market streets, across the intersection, within five minutes after the shower was over. Approximately 400 patrons of the North End Civic Club's Staley wiil re- money with which the Russians, effected a currency reform a month ago Sokolovsky said the -:ev.- Ru»ian money would be recaraed a "the only legal tender for the Soviet occupation /one snd m g:eater Berlin " Thij. was » reiterate:; of ti-» Ru*- ·siaii ciairu *.hjt BerSj!; « tco!;oin- a part of 'he Soviet /uitt--- a claim which :h.p I' S Britain and France, as joint uccup:eo in Berhn. have ci^pvited I:i di'-puting :t. the Welter:! pov. er hive circulated th»ir u\:*,\ Soviets . \ p p f \ i n - Pr The R-,i-_-:as:-. ··! their v. oid r a t t h c y ridur- Br,·;,::. Germany tht- a:r ccr- Ais Fo:ce Ber- v.ay^ ,,f M,!V.r;4 tn«. Berlin cr:-jv 3d the H':^.,,!iv v .e«t ahead with political ::;ov-s to »qi;e«?^« the An:ericp." B::t!-h a:vl French out of the citv Th« British --.-,:u Ru«-ias« planes ted bombing piactice !ii the air craft cfrt idor bftwrc n Berhn and HaiRbt'rjz and n'^o firing e;- prci.-c-. ::: the a:r Yo'i-rdav. the British said Soviet Yak fighter Dlanes held target practice in the Bsirckeburg-Bei 1m coi ridnr P'Ui-h a u t h o r i t i e s charged tliat the Soviet air activitv ·,-..-. a violation of flying regulation-- They «a:d the bombing prartic»' v. BS conducted on an established bombing rise near Kremii'en. northv.-e^t of j Washinglon. July 23 ii--The j Navy said today it has enough vol- 1 unteers to fill July's quota and ' suspended recruiting for the rest · of the month. Yesterday the Marine Corps reported heavy enlistments and officials said after a conference xhat if the present rate of volunteering continue*, that branch of service win not have to draft any men in 1S49 The Marine Corps accepts 4.000 volunteers each month. The total to date is almost 4 000 and officials asd that by^the end of the month the Marines probably will exceed the quota for July. Botn the Navy anu the Marines ^ud they have a waiting ii«t for future month- The Navy's report today -aid recruiting had to be ttopped because enh-^tnunts overtaxed the training facilities of the two N'aval training centers at San Diego and Great 'For the :-n.aiuder of July, quiiifsed applicants will be placed on waiting H-t and will be pro- c«."i«'d under the quotas for Aug- uvt " the Navy .said Volunteer* diir::ig the firt 20 ficsa 5 * reported Meanwhile. Selective Service he.-tdquar»ers s.?sd todav that 44 ^tate clsroctors have been i^anied to handle the peacetime draft, and -that the big job of organs/ing the ·« 000 local boartb \\~ltl begin 5 Four Killed Near Roninev .' Romney W. Va . July 23 T' -Four persons were killed and three others injured '.odny when a passenger bu.--- and a truck crashed . · i hcaaloni ? at ; Kocks curve. Park playground benefit. soaked by the speed of the preci- Berlin, but that no -u»-h practice pitation. Homes and porches in had occurred there recently. the vicinity were stampeded by or practice b o m b n g nor . _ ..... ,, ,,. ______ ,. fc ,.,,, soaked citizens taking belated re- air-to-nir firing had been reoorted about three miles north of here. Dead an- Arthur Joseph Wilson. Jr. 24. Petersburg. W. Va.. driver of the fuge from the deluge- One patron summed up the washout of the event saying. "Not too much damage was done. Of course we got extra water in the lemonade. The 'fish-pond" grab- bag, is literally that, and the pageant of the "Nutcracker SuHc." was stopped dead, in the middle We saved most of the edibles and the only ones benefitted were the ponies of the children's ride concession." To Be Repealed The affair will be repeated this evening "If it doesn't rain again" the eyewitness concluded Meanwhile, the four City fire companies, holding their annual picnic on the Fairgrounds, had an attendance of more than 400 well- fed members. There was a fast break for home by fire equipment taken to the by the Soviet elnrent of the Berlin air safety center in she program of flying for the day." said a British announcpmen! The Rub^iar.s have been porting "omnibus wnrnirss.s" of 1'ieir air activity in -he corridor ainio.-t daily The B'-itisi, a mj American- regard those a-= intended :o hnrns pilots flyine into fhc citv. picnic, and 3 shortening of soft- Marriajtc "Licenses ball competition between companies, because of the downpour but the picnic was about concluded before the storm broke. Independents defeated the Jun- George Mallow. 67. Petersburg. W. Va _ bus passenger Mrs Minnie Critc« See. 37. Moorefield. W. Va . bus passenger. William Corbiii. 57. Romney. W. Va . rider in truck. Injured were ?.Irs. Dale Allender :tC. Spiingfield. V." Va. and Victor' Long. 16. Fort Ashby. W. Va.. both bus passengers, and Gilbert D Corbtn. 37. driver of the truck. : Only four passengers and the i driver were in the bus. which was i on its way from Petersburg to , inhr. P co,,^^ t -,» - , Cumberland. Md. The two Corbins i John P. Saunders vs J,m Mustek. v , erc , hc onlv |Hcrs .,, , he tn|cfc , West Virginia State Police said , the truck, headed south, -was on the wrong side of *hc road coming cloxvn n grade. The bus had just rounded tfie curve They said the iuick apparentlv clipped to the left side of the road. '· struck the bus directly head-on. Both vehicles were completly demolished, they reported. , Court News Equity biil of complain! for an injunction Property Deeded George Edwin Lewi; and -Aife ;o LeRoy Nicholas Blumenauer and wife city. S10. f - Blanche Klein, et a!, to Jo- ·-eph L Reeder and wife coiint- Jonathan. Ogle. 37. colored. 11 West Ail Saints street, and Xaomi E. N'aylor. 26. colored. 316 North Bcntz street, both of this citv. divorced Carroi! T. Shook 40 iors for the second straight year in 324 Park avenue and M?r"aret -\ inter-company softball. The score Morgan. 34. widow. 338 East Church street, taoth of this city. Ernest S Poole. over 50 widow- was S-I. ending six A scheduled semi-pro night baseball game at McCurcy Field, between the Frederick Hustlers and th» Virginia All-Stars, never even got under way as the outfield was reportedly turned into a iake. Autoists from the northern section of the countv said there was heavy rain with water across Koutes 15 and 26 in several places, but nc roads impassable immediately following the storm. Although the visible effects of the rainfall in dov. ntown and northern nart? of the city were spectacular, the weather observer -n o0 Ask.s Writ To Keep Man From Seeing Daughter I John P. Saunders. Gaither. on 1 Fr.'dsy petitioned in Equity Court j here for an injunction to restrain : i^ula Maude Speaks, over Jim Musick. Frederick Junction, i from interference with the plain- i tiff's daughter. Katherine Saunders. j Frederick. | The proceedings, unique hero i To Food Load For Berlin Planes Washington. July 23 ;pH-The United States soon will double tbe capacity of the airplace fleet carrying supplies to beleaguered Berlin. General Lucius D. Clay announced today. He expects th:s to increase the chances for a peaceful settlement of the crisis by convincing the Russians that the Western powers . cannot be blockaded out of the ' city. The American M;!i:ary Governor :n Germany revealed the dramatic "air lift'' expansion program at a news conference at the Pentagon Bui!d:ng. Later the Air Force announced that it will start putting the program into effect next week. Bohlcu In London Early toii.ght Secretary of State' Marshall dispatched one of his top Rujsian expert;., Charles E. 3ob- len. to London where he v.:ll confer w:th Ambassador Le-.vis Doug- Jas and possibly British and French officials on the next joint moves by the Western po-.vers in the Berlin cr;sir. The firs; of the^e scheduled moves is the drafting of a new note !o Moscow demanding the end of the Berhn blockade. There have been some differences be, tween Washington and London over the extent to which th:s note shoaid hold out hope to the Russians that if they will lift the blockade the Western powers will be prepared to discuss major German issues. Clay's disclosure topped off Uvo days of high speed conferences d u r i n g which he assured President Truman. Congress leaders and finally she American people that he does not expect the Ber-" !:n ciisis to result in war. "I don't want to minimize the seriousness of the situation." Clay : said at the news conference, "but I don't think anybody in this world wants war and where no one wants war there is a prospect for a peaceful settlement. The air Uft Rives us time to negotiate." Leaves For Berlin , Then he left the sprawling headquarters of the nation's armed . forces and sped to Washington National Airport where he boarded a plane for Berlin. Tonight he was winging across the Atlantic. " hurrying bac^ 10 h:; post to put ihe new American plans into op- ' eration Briefly, as he reported them. ', these are: ' 1. To throw a big new fleet of four-engined C-54 cargo planes into the British-American ferry service between the Western . zones of Gerrnanv and the Western ; sectors of Berlin. The present j daily average delivery is 2.500 j tons. When the C-54's. carrying 10 · tons each, replace all the two-en- · gined C-47's. carrying 2 ! i tons ' each, the daily average delivery ' will be about 4.500 tons. 2. To build a new airport in Ber- · iin which will again indefinitely j enlarge the capacity of the air lift '· by enabling more planes to oper- ' ] ate. The port, however, will take a considerable time to complete. RAF Jet Fighters To Join Training Program Washington. July 23 UP)--Six . Royal Air Force Vampire jet fight- i ers--the first jets to fly the Atlantic--will take part in Ninth Air Force training exercises next week. The Biitish planes are due to arrive at Andrews Field here Sunaay After aii official welcoming ceremony Monday, the jets will give an aerial display before leaving foi a three- day stay at Gieenviile. S. C . where Ninth Air Force maneuvers will be held. The RAF group will visit Langley Field at Hampton. Va Thursday. July 29. The jets will move on Friday to Mitchel Field at Harr.psted. X. Y . to participate in air defense exercises. They also will join the daily ihows at the Nev. York Internationa! exposition at Idlewild airport from July 31 to August 8. They will return to Trenton. Ontario. Canada August 10 Two Contests At Brunswick Two contests for municipal office in Brunswick's August 3 election were assured Friday when the deadline for filing passed with two candidates for Mayor and two for Councilman in the Second Ward Mayor S. T. Virts and C C. Hahue are the mayoral candidates. Charles W. Wenner is unopposed for the First Ward seat in the Council and Walter C. Wheeler is unopposed in the Third Ward. Incumbent Councilman Glen J. Cooper did not file in the Second Ward leaving the field to James Luther Malone. a former Council- · man with 21 years' experience, and Albert H. Danner. a newcomer. Seek Two-Year Terms All are candidates for two-year terms, starting in September. Polls are to be open from 7 a.- m to 7 p m. «DST«. Fir=t Ward votes will be cast at the fire hall. Second Ward in the Mayor's office . and third Ward at the residence of W. H. Chancy. New York Hill. The latter location is tentative. C. Floyd Feete and Walter H. Axline are the judges of election. Precinct officials are: First Ward --C. H. B. Strailman. Paul Harrison and T. F. Hinkle: Second Ward--T. A. Sigafoose. E. Donald Darr and ! Rev. Ralph H. Miller: Third Ward j --B. Lee Feete, H. L. Cage and W. : W. Bean. The area of South America is estimated at 7.500.000 square miles slightly less than North America. anon Hearing Aids Third Party Battle Call Is Sounded Convention Hall. Philadelphia. July 23 /P--A fervent, new. third party marched into national convention tonight beckoning to America's "plain people" to choose between "Wallace or war." Tomorrow, tbe convention nominates Kenry A. Wallace for President. Senator Glen Taylor for Vice President. Tonight. keynote s p e a k e r Charles P. Howard laid down the WaHace-or-war choice as what th:s party sees for the future. The 54-year-old Des Moines lawyer and, publbher. 3 Negro w.th 30 years of allegiance to the GOP cried out to Americans everywhere to accept the challenge of new political frontiers. "The new trails a-Aait us," he faid "the frontier awaits us. The rebirth of this nation awaits our coming. And we are on the march." With equal impartiality and force. Howard v.-aded into what he called: "The party of the mechanical srni!e or ;he Missouri compromise." a Congress whose "order of the day was kill. kill, kill" for civil rights laws, and a Presi- dent--ilr. Truman--who has "been long on say-so and short on do-so.' Wallace himself listened :n and looked on wilh a television set In his headquarters at the Believue Stratford hotel. A few hours before, he had bustled into town to say he is no Communist but that he won't snub Communist support based on "an interest in peace." He predicted a "surprising" vote for his party but cautiously held back any forecast that he will move into the White House next January. Tonight's convention program THE DRUID THEATER DAMASCUS. MARYLAND Damascus 2171 SATURDAY, JULY 24th George O'Brien Lara in e Johnson "Painted Desert" plus Joe E. Brown, Marguerite Chapman In "THE DARING YOUNG MAN"; Also ! Cartoon | Shows: 7:90. S:31 ! was mostly one of song and oratory and routine business. Th« opening speaker was Julmer A. Benson, farmer Governor of I Minnesota, in his role of chairman [ of the National Wallace for Pres; ident Club. ' He held out the hand of welcome to the "plain people" and also told the delegates in his prepared speech"You can have peace or war. but it will have to be one or the other. " T h e s e «ire the alternatives which this new party will place before the American people. "Without this party there are no alternatives. There are only military budgets, young men in imi- form. and war." Something In Common The convention had one thing in common with the Republican and Democratic cosuentions held in this same vast ball: it was hot The delegates, spectators, and reporters perspired in their shirtsleeves or thm dresiftf. After Benson spoke he introduced speakers from various seg- menss of the population Each was greeted bv a lusty cheer. ASSIGNED TO CENTER Eethesda, July 23 --Rear Admiral 3Ior:o:s D. Willcutts will be- ccme the new ccrnmanchig officer of the National Naval Medical Center. Monday, the hospital announced today. Admiral Wil!euf. will succeed Rear Admiral Thomas C. Anderson who v.-:H report for duty with the National Security Resources Board in Washington. ! Newfoutidland Votes ! I'o Join With Canada St. John'.-,. Nfld . July 23 majority of Newfoundland's citizen apparently have voted to make th I British' colony ihe 10th provinci ' of Canada. . ; Prelimiaary results of yesterday · referendum showed: To joia'Caaada, 72.756 votes. To j« up an independent goveri .n:ent. 69.550. There \vere 17*^97 eligible vo ers. At Ottawa. Canadians studyin ·;he results said that Canada ma not Accept .the rocky island colon into confederation because of th closeness of the voie. Those informants recalled Prini Minister V, r _ L. MacKenzie Khig statement several months ago tha Canada would welcome Xewfoum land as a 10th province only if tt lilandezs indicated "clearly and be yond all possibility of misunder ·standing" that thai ivas thei choice. In a June 3 referendum, voter · were asked to choose among sell raie, union with Canada or con tinuation of the present form o govemaaen: by a 'British crow commission. Neither self-rule no union got the required 51 per cen majority. So a runoff was ordere with the third proposition droppe SUNDAY and MONDAY, j JVLY 25th 26th · Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn , in F R A N K CAPKA'S South divorced, both of 122 street. thi; city , Richard S Shclor. "23. 200 Eas! Third street, and Mary Madelyn i Gilbert. 20. 213 Ea^t Third street.' arc based on the contention that! both of this city. Musick induced the daughter to i Thomas E. Lynch. 30. divorced leave her home, school and infant i \.a?hmgton. and Romaine H. Har son to reside in Baltimore. The j a - ^ a i plaintiff claims he could not locate! ' e ! her i the ' COUPON SALE 2.9S Bed Sheets. 81x99 2.4? 19c Men's Work Sock* 10 for 9Sc 49c Child's Polo Shirts .. 3 for 3Sc 1.9S Tennis Shoes 99c 25c Rubber lieclv . . Tc Dr. LronV lOc Tooth Powder 3c FREDERICK 5 10 41 South Market--Open Evenings Hear well and understand what you hear. OTARION Hearing Aid gives clecr reproduction. SELECTIVE for your specific n««ds. Try before you buy. C«m« in f»r ft*» dtmonzfrvtion DR. W. A. R. BELL OPTOMETRIST 4 West Patrick St. "State Of The.Onion"! Also Latest Xews ; Shows: Sunday. 2:45. 4:4J. 7:OS. 9:31 i Monday--7:00. 9:23 : Clifford H. Wallace. 25. divorced, i his daughter for more than fi v na Mamie V. Tayma^. 25. both o f ' w e e k s and finallv located h Lpper Marlboro. Walter J. Fleming. 2; -Mt. -\it-v. for Frederick reported only .fi2 ;l!ld . Bct! " Jane'HoiTman. 18. Mon of an inch of precipitation falling at the station in outskirts of the city. The squall broke a the western Jack Thomas Linton 20. 8!6 Ti.-u! through the assistance of Siieriff o£ Frederick county and i Baltimore Police He claims that ! the daughter is under the ir-fhience | of the defendant and being a miner i nvem:c. and Betty ZUae Thomas JS is riot qualified to resist undue in- heat wave Route 4. Frederick. : fluence. which during the day reached a maximum of 93 degrees, \vsth sv.-ei:ering humidity Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barrett. of Florence. S. C . and formerly of Thurmoni. visited for several cays last week si the home of Mr. and itrs. George Flossie. Thurmont. AI;TO G I N S T A L L E D Frederick Paint Glass Store 233 Xorth Market SU Frederick, Md. PHILCO RADIOS We have on display the new 19-i9 Philco Table models with YM and AM reception Console Models FM AM--Radio Phonograph Philco Television--Your Theatre At Home COME IN--SEE THEM--WATCH TELEVISION MELVIN M. ENGLE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES Back of Post Office Phone SO Frederick. Md. H O M E O W N E D H O M E OPERATED ANT 6 OR S ROLL FILM 35 DEVELOPRn A PRINTED 30 HOUR SFKVICE ALLEN'S .· MARKET 2nd ST. AUTO Summer Values Men's Sport Shirts S1.13. SI.9S. S2.49 SJen's Snraaier J* 5 " 1 ^ . Sl.ss. S2.SS. $3^S Men's 50c Hose 3 prs. for SI.00 Men's Dress Shirts S:.SS. S7.49. $I.?s Men's Dress Shoes s;.?j. $4.95. S5 9S Men s Sanfonred Shorts 7S C Men's B. V. D. St^Ie Union Saits $1.75 Boys* Summer Pznts SUS-S2.79 Boys* Shoes SI.9S. $2^S, S3.49 Children",- Plar Shoes .._ ssc, Si.4S, SIJts Boys* Sport Shirts ... 51.49. sug Ladies' PUy Shoes 9gc. SI.49. S1.9S Ladies* 51-Gauire Nylon Hose 9Sc Men's Work Shirts SJ.49. SI.79. S1.9S Men's and Boys' Swim Trunks . 98c, $1 9S. S3 95 Men's Tee Shirts 2 for Sl.OO MEN'S SUITS '14.75 '19.50 «24.50 ·29.50 BARNEY'S INSUAANC.E TO FIT TODAYS NEEDS! SOUNDLY STOPPER INSURANCE AGENCY Enjoy Yourself During This Hot Weather vrrrH A Cool Beverage We have Hiball sets with tray for two. four, six and eight people. Priced S 3.50 and up See Hillside First '"Ladies" see the beautiful Shelvador Frigerator bv Crosier. See the Crosley Television for the latest in entertainment. Why Buffer with heat? Get * Mitchel Air Conditioner for your bed room or office. For more information call 1341-31 HILLSIDE Appliance Store 332 NORTH MARKET ST. Phone 1341-31 FREDERICK, MD. FREDEmCK.MD. P h o n e 1292 N M \ R K f T ST MONEY TO LEND f.own.v up to $t..fOO o« t/oiir ALTO-rtRNlTlRE-SIGXAR"RE-COMAKER. ETC. Ion't deprive yourself of the thincs you need any lonper. Let a loan from us straighten things out for you immediately. LOU H A T E S COME IN TODAY -- MONEY TODAY GENERAL ACCEPTANCE CORP CORNER MARKET and THIRD STREETS FREDERICK, PHONE 876. 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PATRICK AT BEXTZ ST. - PHONE 467 Open SaL Till 10:00 P. M. Easy Payments Experience Our qualifications lo render a superlative service are portrayed by our enviable reputation Our duties are «el! performed our staff efficient and our facilities modern __ MODERN AND COMPLETE SERVICES C.E. CLJNE SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS AMBULANCE SERVICE Phone: 35 5 ^^^^^^ ' SUNDAY THRU WEDNESDAY THE MUSICAL THATS FRESH AS A SEA BREEZE! WARNER 'TllfA · '· Bros. Cool I I V O L I F1SST P Z. SAKALL with OSCAR LEVANT CONTINUOUS 1 TO 11 P. M. TOMORROW - SHOWS AT ;. 3. 9 p. M. BAD MEN RULE THE GOLD FRONTIER » I -till fighting Tim goes info action! TODAY ONLY JOHXXT MACK BROTVX In "TRIGGER MAN" A L S O S E R I M , FREDERICK TODAY THEATRE ~ ~ ONLY "THE LAST ROUNDUP" with GENT AUTRY

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