The News from Frederick, Maryland on July 26, 1948 · Page 2
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July 26, 1948

The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 2

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The N «w, M4L, M. IMS Fire Engines AlMontevue of fire which has hovered ever Monievue for years Mtddenly materialized «arly Sua- d»r eveninj. but danger was soon di»fip*ted due to ihe alertness and prompt mctioa of * visitor. \ A mattress csugbt lire in bedroom of the men's south wing on] the second floor, and a pall o f j smoke resulted :n cne of the oc-, cup*nts shouting "fire." Ronald j · Ike Oden, of Jefferson, was on! the floor at the time, having taken; x friend to visit a resident there . He saw the smoke seeping beneath · the bedroom door. Oderi thrust the door open and the letuhant draft caused the bed mattress t o ( flare up. Sitting on the bed was an aged resident, reported to be^ George Lease. Oden hurriedly a«-' sisted him from the room then burst open a v.'inaow and tossed t'ie burning :nattre-5 outside All Apparatvs Responded la the nseantine Mr Sarr.uel Staley. an attendant in charge, telephoned an alarm A silent call was sounded at seven o clock and | the Independents county engine; and Vmteds Rescue Truck immediately responded. Just a fc-.V min-, utes" later, a general aiarr.s \\as given and all city apparatus rushed' to the scene. Xor.e of :t v. as need- \ ed. as a bucket of water hastily se-, cured from an adjacent bathroom quickly eliminated all danger. The combination of the Sunday holiday. perfect. \\ eather and an. unusually large number of motor-; ists caused traffic jams on virtual-' ly every highway leading to Mo:i-, tevue. Kad there been a fire of j any consequence, firemen undoubt-! edly would have been greatly hind-1 ered. I Fused By Trucks j One interesting sidelight attendant to the incident was provided · by Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Wachter.! the superintendent and matron I Having been away for a short while, they were returning to Mon- j tevue ivhen they heard the ap-, proach of the fire apparatus They 1 pulled to the roadside near the en- · trance, but when they saw the firemen turn into the main gate, they 16«t no tiJB* following closely behind, News that the fire apparatus had been summoned to Montevue spread rapdiiy and it was only » matter of minutes before automobiles began converging on the area West Fourth street and adjacent thoroughfares were quickly filled with autos. all westbound. They continued to speed that way. eve-i after the firemen had left the scene. While there was no damage, and the residents of Montevue apparently were unperturbed, the episode did serve to accentuate the fact that the Frederick public is fire conscsou* v.ith respect to the county s home for the indigent Confer Today At Airport C:ty officials, CAA authorities I and consulting engineers are to | meet this afternoon lor a joint J inspection of the municipal airport The move follows a ienes of development!, resulting from certain defects found m preliminary : operation?, particularly \«. ith respect to the base-Is:: of the Xo. 3 Runsell Company and Thomss B. Bourne and Associates.' uf Washington, the city's consulting engineers lor the airport, and. who prepared its master plan. 28 Are Killed When Airliner Is Wrecked Rimouski. Quebec. July 25 -P -Twenty-eight persons vere killed Saturday night wher. an airliner struck a Gaspe penmsulJ amtop 195 miles east of here burned. It was one of the worst crashes in the history of Canadian aviation The plane a Dakota, was the property of the Kunouski Airlines The accident occurred '.\hile the plane was making a 50-miie flight across the GuU of St. Lawrence from Port Mcunier on Anticosti Island to the town of Gsspe. The plane struck near Grande Greve. about I'Z miles from its deitinatt«:s Ground parties reached t h e crash scene todaj. They said they were able to identify only the bodies of the pilot. Emerson E Mills, and the co-pilot. Ross ?.liles An airlines pilot here said Miss Odette Queilct of Bic. Quebec daughter of Wilfred Qucllct. :i vice president of Rimouski Airlines, was Known to have been aboard the plane The other 25 po-^engers v/rre said to be lumberjacks coming home from the Anticosti v. ood for a holiday. There \vas no immediate indication as to the canst of the crash E L E C T R I C A L W I R I N G Residential. Commercial and Industrial FIXTURES OF ALL TYPES AXD REPAIR WORK HARRY TINNEY 12 Hamilton Avc. Phone 1601 TYPHOON" CROSSES I.I/7.ON Manila. July 25 ··*'--A typhoon crossed northern Luzon today, tts southern fringe lathing Manila with heavy winds and rain No damage had been reported thus far. | Faulty compaction, or the bearing-power o: the suH. constitutes the principal defec:. ;t is understood. This condition has resulted not only in delayed operations, but ha* cornpletel *;yni.ed certa.n priarcs i*f the v. ork In view cf *he facr that approbate corrective measures w:Zl ."CCfs^.ta'.c the outlay ol iOd.t.ona! "funds. :; wai deemed expedient to r.oSd a jo:nt conference of a!' au- thorit.C" invol\e4 Ji *i :o -.\nat extert add.t.onal !:io:.ey v..!: be autnor.ie'j lor co:r.- a.etiors of "he sovernment-CJty ;/ry;.ec*. \:.','. cepv.'.d --"* i'jr^e mca- -u:e tspo:: the outcorae ol toda;. i ::2spect£o:! It has bee-i :--i.cat*-J '.ha: there are tv.o a!t«r::at.ve« O:.e correct.ve rnea-ure would c'nhodv re.T.ova: of " t". ximi areas of £a;!-jrc " '·'. via- ta.). whst.fi -v;e:n v/ou'd j :e!i reu«or.ab!e re- suits but v. ou!d probably enta:! higher !!)ai'S".fi-a:ice co-ti The veconi e::sbraces the complete renova! of fit! material a:id its r«.-p!r'-on:c:it i-ivjer rarefu! control, YistSi a ii!b-ia*«" aid ba-e course :~ii prior t j turfacinj; Thi' .solution ha-« been advanced as the on.y method of assuring lo\v maintenance Since the T. Eds.c Ru.vfcli Comi pany. this c.;. contractor for this phase of the airport work, ran into tiRicult.es resulting from faulty compaction OR the Xo. 3 Run v. ay. Mayor Lloyd C Culler has laid the nutter before tn_- CAA ens : - neers. outlining the problems that have nriten There :s a possibility, it is understood, that the government m.stht v. ;I\e certain compaction ·requirement* v. here runway soft ?pots have developed. Participating i'i this afternoon's .inspection \ \ s l l be Mayor Culler. ! members of the Board of Aldermen, the City Engineer. City At- 1 torney. CAA representatives, the Auto Liability Rates Increased Baltimore. July 23 /P--Maryland's automobile liability insurance rates have been increased between 15 and 30 per cent, the Baltimore Daily Record sas in its !isue dated tomorrow. The buiiness newspaper say s the National Jbuseau ··' CasuaH\ Underwriters annoujiced the rate boosts and listed them as part of a nation-wide "rate revision program. Tne rate revision; are 'raced *o "steadily" increasing repair costs and court verdicts resulting iro:n automobile ace-dent* In Maryland the rates 01 private passenger cars have beer, boosted an average of 153 per cent for rxxliiy injury and 29 3 per cent for property damage Lability insurance, the Record reports For commerc-al cars the property damage ratei have- been increased 30 per cer.t but there has oeen no change :n the bodily :n- jury rates. Under the new schedule^ a private passenger car owner :n Bai- tiniore who usts his car for biis.- ness now \vil! pay S59 instead of $48 for combined ood:ty injury and property damage coverage. In Cumberland. Md.. tnc same owner will pay 537 instead of S30 and in Annapohi. S31 50 instead of 527 50 The Record report says t:ie Casualty Underwriters Bureau also announced * new classification of private passenger automobiles. It will apply to cars not used for business but which are operated by persons under 25 jears of age. The rate for this c!ass -Ai!l be within five per cent of the rale for automobiles used for busir.eis Attended 4-H Camp Held In Garrett Co. Accompanied by H. Bradley Jonss. assistant county agent, three county youths last week attended 1 the annual State 4-H Conserva- 1 t.on Camp, held at Pleasant Valley, near Oakland, in Garrett coan'j The ixs who participated -n the July 19-23 encampment v.ere Richard Boyer and Thomas Taylor, of near Shookr- tov.s. and Clarence Ludy. of near -Yyersv.lie The camp is designed to give the 4-H boys 'raining sn three phases of conservation v. ork. One cay was devoted to soil conservation. ^..L ;« ...:u I.f; ',::d another to forestry S{e- *',.yi* br.efed the boys on «t:l ra;iii:.ca:ions of each i-.giity-t'AO bo» from throughout Msr\iand viere registered for the cainp, v-hfh was al^o featured oy appropriate recreation. Each coy - A as required to provide his own eju:p:ne;.:. Tney d.d all the worx. w.'h the except.un of cook- Tree Expert Runs Into A Prospective Patient j James Yokely. 33, Derwood. who ' gave bis occupation as a tree expert, rin into a prospective patient 1 along Route 23 about a mile south of jthe Furnace Ford bridge Sunday afternoon about 4'45 o'clock. Yokely and Alfred Stevens. 27. also of Derwood. were treated at Frederick Memorial Hospital for .numerous lacerations and discharged. They were brought here in the State Police ambulance by Trooper Melvin Snyder. Trooper Richard A. Myers said a car driven by Yokley ran off the highway and hit a tree. The coach , was badly damaged. XEMBCMSMir GAINS New York, July 25 uP--Churcb membership in the United States has climbed to its highest mark hi history--53 per cent of the nation's population, the Christian Herald said today. Keleasmg the results of a nation; wide survey, the n-agazine said that ; the number of Americans belonging to churches increased to 77 ' 336.186 in 1947. a gain of 3.713,006 j over the previous year. how religious v.e are in spirit »nd in practice mar be open to argument--and usually if," th* magazine said. "Bat x x. x «U- tistically speakinf. religion in the United States is enjoying the most robust health it has ever known." Say you sav it la Th* Rewm. St.Joseph ASPIRIN WOBIX S liPOt! NEW LUMBER Sa-.ied 10 order Also 2x4, 2x6, 2x8 Boards Odd Lois ;i Price FORD CAR Phone Frederick 723-31 TITUS SERIOC^LV ILL Lee^burg. Va., July 23--Louis T. T:liis, member of Town Council, banker, one of Leesburg's best known residents, was reported seriously ill in a hospital at Covington. i Va Relatives said his iliness had i been diagnosed as virus pneumonia Mr. Titus, accompanied by his family, went to Covmgton about ten days ago for a vacation. Enjoy Yourself During This Hot Weather WITH A eat* beta Cool Beverage We have Hiball sets \Uth tray for two, four, six and eijht people. Priced '3.50 and up cweltw KEY HOTEL BLDG. Frederick! Thrift begins in your home town. Every dollar you spend here helps our schools, our churches,... your neighbor. And what is good for our community is good for you. Help keep Frederick a good place in which to live and do business by buying and banking... at home. THE FARMERS MECHANICS NATIONAL BANK FREDERICK. MD. CASH in ft ; HURRY: Just Phone i Furnish us vith a few i E simple facts--tell us hotr j t much to set aside for you. j : The money most likely ; ·will be ready for you b y } the time i; will take you ; ' to reach our office. ; $25-00 to $300.00 ; LINCOLN 108 Patrick St. Phone 1270 SEIBERLING TIRES Ride on Heat Vented Seibcrlinj: Safety Tires. Smooth tires are Dangerous--Trade in today on these tires that arc air-cooied for blowout protection. It's time for that vacation trip. Let us tune your motor--alijtn the front end and balance your wheel*. HOME OWNED MELVIN M. ENGLE CONVENIENT BUDGET TERMS HOME OPERATED Back of Post Office Phone 80 Frederick. Md. *YOV eer THE NEW '*flt SHIP'fVDE ' Are You Interested In Advancement? Opportunities Xo*v Exist FOR DEPARTMENT MANAGERS in Frederick Store Responsible positions now available to those i\ho can qualify for Soft Line Merchandise Depts. Top Salaries and Commissions, Paid Vacations. Profit-Sharing Plan. Ho3pitaliz=»tion and Group Insurance Plans. Illness. Allowance*. Good Possibilities of Promotion. MALE OR FEMALE In I 9 erfst»n To: MR. BOWLUS SEARS-ROEBUCK AND CO. 12 W. Patrick St. FREDERICK. 3ID. "You travel 'tween wheels where the going's smoothest! Six travel comfortably in the cradled center section. Plenty of hip and shoulder room." ITS GOT A BODY.... AND'.MAC ACTION' K!.VC-S/Z£ BRAK£S THAT OPfRATE 35% £A$l£Hl* 57% MORE LVGAB . 'PICTURE WINDOW' THE REAR WINDOW WINDSHIELD BIG" . - "s£ATs SOFA-WIDE!" · No strain, no pain on the bounding main It's alv.-ays "fair -K-eather" when a good cre-sv gets together. The same thing applies to folks who share a telephone party line. Good party-line neighbors find it "smooth sailing" when they get together and agree to allow an interval between calls and to give i:p the line ci;;ekly when someone needs :t :n an eniergeac". By replacing ihe receiver after each cail. they "clear the deck" for incoming as well as outgoing calls. If you're on a party line, please use it "sharing'.}-." You'll help yourself to better telephone service. 'NEW FROM THE GROUND UP A New*lop-Side"DisfriBufor Mounting. B New Overdrive* C New Lubrication System. D New * Hydra- Coil 3 Sprinqs. E New 100 hp. V-8, or95h.p. Six. F New box-section frams G New *fera-f/ex'p£arsprings. The Chesapeake Potomac Telephone Company of Baltimore City inyourfite See the '49 FORD at YOUR FORD DEALER'S THE FREDERICK MOTOR CO. 117 West Patrick St. Phone 1092

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