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News (Newspaper) - March 3, 1964, Frederick, Maryland Weather Forecast Considerable cloudiness and fog tonight, low 38 to 42. Partial clearing and warmer Wednes- day, high 55 to 62. Mild with rain Thursday. VOL. 118 Easter Seal Child For County Is Named Page 2 Run Today 1 Total- 22, 600 I I FREDERICK, MD., TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 1964 14 PAGES 5c 30c WEEKLV BY CARRIIK Guidance Educators To Meet Counselors From Four Counties Will Attend Session Here Wednesday William F. Valdina A regional conference of school counselors will be held Wednesday at the Holiday Inn. About 60 counselors from Fred- erick, Carroll, Howard and Har- ford counties are .expected to attend the meeting. The main address will be de- livered at the morning session by William F. Valdina, Direc- tor of Guidance of the Need- ham (Mass.) Public Schools. Mr. Valdina is a member of the American Group Psychothe- rapy Association and has done doctorate work at Harvard Uni- versity. He is a former board member of the Family Service Association of Greater Boston and served as instructor in gui- dance and mental health at Tuft University, Medford, Mass., for 10 years. During the past 15 years he has served as the lea- der of seminars in individual and group psychology for pupils, parents and teachers. His topic of discussion will be "Meeting the Needs of Stu- dents Through Multiple Coun- Session March 21 At Hood Hostesses Named For Annual Meet Of County Homemakers Hostesses for the noon lunch- eon at the Frederick County Council of Homemakers' 42nd annual meeting to be held March 21 on the Hood College campus were announced recently. Representatives from nearly all of the 40 homemakefs' clubs will assist with the luncheon to be held at 12 noon at Coblentz Hall. Club members who will serve as table hostesses are: Mrs. Howard Smith, Ballenger; Mrs. Niemann B r u n k Charles T. Main, and Mrs. Braddock; Mrs. Robert 0. Decker and Mrs. Donald Musgrove, Bruns- wick; Mrs. Earl Remsberg and Mrs. Ned Zeiler, Buckeystown; Mrs. Charles Put man, Charles- ville; Mrs. William Hudak, Col- Touch Of Spring Felt Here A touch of early spring which has pushed the mercury into the upper 50s has local residents wondering if the cold winds of winter will return with all their ury. An ancient adage followed seling." Registration for the confer- ence begins at a.m. The general session gets underway at 10 a. with Miss Sarah L. Leiter, Supervisor of Pupil Ser- vices, State Department of Edu- cation, presiding. The Maryland State Depart- ment of Education is sponsor- ing the conference here. Herman A. Hauver, Director of Pupil Services for the Fred- erick County Board of Educa- tion will extend greetings to the group. Following the address by Mr. Valdina, the counselors will hold group discussions prior to having lunch. At the afternoon session group siscussipns on various phases of counseling problems will high- light the program. Serving as consultants will be Miss Leiter, Andrew W. Mason, Supervisor of Special Education, and Dr. Percy V. Williams, Supervisor of Pupil Services, both from the State Board of Education. Among the topics the con- sultants will discuss are: The Changing Employment Picture Implications for counselors, working with parents, more ef- fective use of test results, eval- uating our programs of college guidance, and guidance for girls. closely by many local residents warns that when March enters ike a lamb it will end like a lion. If there is any truth in this Jd proverb, countians should be )repared for more rough sled- ding. The month could not have :ntered more lamb-like than it did over the weekend and the mild weather remains on the cene. Following the unseasonabl rarm temperatures, a typica pring rain poured down on th ounty today. Rain began fal ing during the early mornin ours and continued into the a ernoon. More than a quarter o n inch of precipitation ha een recorded at the local of cial checking station. The mercury is expected t nudge the 60 degree level thi afternoon as the skies begin t clear. The extremely mil temperatures will continue to night with lows in the 40s. Even better weather is pre dieted for Wednesday. Warmer temperatures are predictec since the sun is expected to be shining brightly. The warm weather will con tinue Thursday but more show ers are expected by then too. Monday afternoon the mer- cury touched the 57 degree lev- el to rank as a "summer" day compared with recent 30 and 40-degree readings. For the first time in quite a while the temperature did not even drop below freezing this morning. The low was just 38 degrees. lege Estates; Mrs. William R. Coster and Mrs. Lloyd Eney, East Frederick. Mrs. Frederick Kreissig, Fort Detrick; Mrs. Milton McKenna and Mrs. Bryce Hopkins, Fred- erick City; Mrs. Anthony Schiavone and Mrs. Gerald Mc- Connell, Gambrill Park; Mrs. Outerbridge Pry, Gathland; Mrs. Edward Mantz and Mrs. Wilbur Miller, Harmony Grove; Mrs. John Tritt, Indian Village Mrs. Robert Thrasher and Mrs Austin Hale, Jefferson; Mrs Edwiii Hevner, Johnsville: Mrs Thomas Smith and Mrs. Charles Murphy, Jug Bridge; Mrs. Wal- ter Winebrenner and Miss Paul- ine 'Etzler, Libertytown; Mrs Ralph Virts and Mrs. Harry Huf- fer, Merryland Tract. Mrs. Amos Keller, Mid-Val- ley; Mrs. David Young and Mrs. Robert Sheffler, Middletown; Mrs. Charles Click, Monocacy Village; Mrs. Austin Kelly, Mt. Pleasant; Mrs. Joseph Brown and Mrs. Richard Simmons, Myersville; Mrs. William Brown- ing, and Mrs. Edward Wid- mayer, New Market; Mrs. J. Fred Groomes and Mrs. Joseph Knauer, Prospect; Mrs. Nevin Waskey, Rosedale; Mrs. Mark- ell Nelson and Mrs. Harlan Jes- sup, Skyline; Mrs. Wilson Run- kles and Mrs. Howard Picker- ing, Urbana; Miss Mildred Cromwell and Mrs. William R. Sell, Walkersville; Mrs. Jona- than Crouch, West Frederick, and Mrs. Markell Crum and Mrs. Charles Lease, Woodsboro. Tells Of Landing Crippled Plane WASHINGTON jet bomber landed safely even though it lost most of its 40-foot tail fin feet in the air. The Defense Department re- Monday but did not report what had been demonstrated in a Jan. 10 incident. An Air Force official said- the B52 apparently encountered se- vere wind turbulence on a test mission involving aircraft loads. He said that when the dam- age to the vertical stabilizer oc- curred the crew's first reaction apparently was to bail out, but the pilot found he could still re- tain control. Red Cross Luncheon Wednesday More than 100 volunteers and officials of the Frederick Coun- ty Red Cross Chapter are ex- pected to attend the chapter's annual March luncheon Wed- nesday at the Holiday Inn. Reg- istration will begin at a m. Motif for the luncheon wT center around this year's fifti eth anniversary of the Water Safety Service, and approxi- mately 50 awards will be given to volunteer for their hours anc years of service to the chap Wilson Supports Split Says He Favors Present British Stand On Cuba And Red China WASHINGTON (AP) The British Labor party leader, Har- old Wilson, strongly supported today the British government's position in its split with the United States over relations with Cuba and Red China. Wilson, who conferred Mon- day with President Johnson, made clear at a news confer- ence that on these issues there will be no backing away from the British stand if his party wins the next election in Bri- tain. Wilson said the Labor party leadership is aware of argu- ments by U.S. officials that de- nial of trade with Cuba would help keep the Cuban-based threat of Communist aggression under control. :'But it's always been the tra- ditional policy of British govern- ments not to use trade embar- goes in support of political dif- Wilson said. Wilson, who arrived here Sat- urday, heads today for Connec- ticut to receive an honorary de- gree from Bridgeport Univer- sity. The end of his stay follows what he called "a very good frank talk with President John- son. .New Judge Takes Over At Jack Ruby's Trial ter. Luncheon speaker will be Howard E. Camp Jr., Eastern area assistant director, Firsl Aid, Small Craft and Water Safety Service with offices in Alexandria, Va. Mr. Camp has iiad over 20 years of experi- ence with the American Red joining the Eastern Cross. Before Area staff in 1949 as a repre- sentative of First Aid, Small Jraft, and Water Safety, Mr. lamp was a volunteer for eight years in Louisiana and Massachusetts teaching First Aid and Water Safety courses. From 1957 through 1961 he erved as the director of Safe- y and Disaster Services for he Richmond, Va., Chapter. Vfr. Camp assumed his present position early in 1962. Mr. Camp is a veteran of World War II, having served vith the Fifth Armored Divi- ion in the European Theater if He is a gradu- ite of Louisiana State Univer- ity. REE ON BOND ANNAPOLIS, Md. March 3 AP) Sixteen integrationists vere free on bond today after icing charged with disorderly ;onduct during a demonstration t a segregated restaurant. Realtors Told To Up Membership Realtors from Montgomery, Washington and Frederick counties were urged to enlarge the membership of their local Boards of Realtors at a meet- ing held Monday at the Fran- cis Scott Key Hotel. Members of the Montgomery County and Frederick County Board of realtors were joined at the meeting by a delegation from Washington County, head- ed by Guy Smith, president of the Washington County Board. President of the Montgomery County Board, John Beers, was also present. Leonard N. Raffell, of Ta- koma Park, chairman of the state membership committee, stressed the importance of building up membership in the state association. Any of the 13 local boards ;hat shows a 10 per cent or setter increase in membership ;his year will receive a gold star, he said. Since the Frederick County soard began recruiting new members in October of last year, membership has risen :rom 50 to 67. Two new members were in- ducted into the Frederick Coun- y Board at Monday's meeting, roseph Urie, from Baker Ke- auver. Inc., and Upton Quinn, rom-Erik Florander real estate. The term "realtor" and its use were accentuated by Lloyd I. Coates, president of the State 3oard of Realtors, who also poke at the meeting. Not all tersons engaged in the field of eal estate are realtors. Real- ors must swear to an accepted ;ode of ethics before they can ie as such. TAKES OVER FOR AILING J. Frank Wil- son of the Criminal District Court arrives at Dallas, Tex., Criminal Courts building to preside at the murder trial of Jack Ruby this morning. Dist. Judge Joe B. Brown, who has been presiding at the trial, be- AP Wirephoto came ill and was sent home by his doctor. Judge Wilson was called in to take his place. ;'I Choose Not To Smoke" Hold Out For Three Minutes, Urge To Smoke May Go, Those At Seventh Day Adventists Quit-Smoking School Told If a person can hold out for three minutes after that first big craving for a cigarette, the urge to smoke will go away. That is according to lectures at the Seventh Day Adventist Church five day quit smoking plan which went into the sec- ond session here on Monday night. The best remedy to beat the "light up" urge is to take deep rhythmic breathing exer- cises; repeat the slogan "I choose not to smoke" then get up and take a walk or call the partner in the program which is designed similar to Alcoholics Anonymous. It was also emphasized that the coffee intake during this per- iod be cut down. Caffeine, con- tained in coffee, and nicotine are first cousins. They react simi- larly on the nervous system. Soda and carbonated drinks al- so stimulate the desire for a cigarette, and also tea, but to a lesser degree. In tht morning if it has been necessary to drink a cup of cof- fee in order to wake up, Dr. Frank Damazo a lecturer, has another suggestion which serves the same purpose. It is a "cold- mitten an ice cold washcloth or washmitten, rub- down to stimulate circulation. This vascular exercise should be done until the skin turns pink. Begin first using tepid water then work up in a few days to ice cold water. Not only does this aid in pepping up the in- dividual as coffee would, but al- so it increases the number of red blood cells in the body and improves resistance to colds and sinus troubles. The "I choose not to" smokers are in their second day now. Though some didn't last the en- tire first day without a cigarette they managed to cut smoking down to a bare minimum. And, because they had one or two cigarettes, they don't have to feel that they have lost the war against smoking. They have just lost one battle in that war and by choosing not to smoke again they are resuming the fight by reaffirming their origi- nal choices, the class was told. The purpose of the films and lectures is to bring the facts to smokers and make them in- telligent nonsmokers. Cites Statistics A major portion of night's program at the Seventh Day Adventist School was de- voted to lung cancer and its relationship to smoking. In 1964 some persons in this country will die from lung can- cer, said Dr. Damazo, local surgeon. The growth in the number of persons dying yearly from cancer of the lung is not seen in any other type ot can- cer, and it has one of the low- est cure rates of any of the other cancers. Chances of get- ting lung cancer is 1000 per cent greater if a person smokes. Dr. Damazo said, however, that it has been seen that though a person is a heavy smoker, if he discontinues smok- ing his chances of acquiring the disease do diminish. Persons who smoke are cutting, on the average, nine years off of their lives as compared to the non- smoker. "When you stop smok- ing, you start improving your chances for a longer stat- ed Dr. Damazo. The cells in the central nervous system are stimulated by nico- tine. Then, however, the nicotine begins to suppress, making the person calm, taking away a feel- ing of nervousness. If after a person hasn't had a cigarette for a time, he begins to be- come nervous or tense again, it is his nervous system calling for another cigarette. This is a sure sign of addiction and even more reason why the deeply intrench- ed habit should be ended. U. S. Adviser Is Killed In Viet Nam TAN CHAU, South Viet Nam (AP) Communist guerrillas severely mauled two crack Vietnamese airborne battalions today, inflicting the heaviest casualties on government forces in a single engagement in months. A U.S. adviser was among the dead. In an hour-long battle which one U.S. officer described as the "damnedest firefight I have seen since World War 85 government troops were wound- ed and 15 killed, including an American captain advising an airborne battalion. Vietnamese authorities claim more than 100 Viet Cong guer- rillas were killed in the engage- ment, which began soon after dawn. But American advisers at the scene could net confirm the report The battle took place in Kien Phuong Province beside the Me- kong River, barely yards from the Cambodian border. The airborne battalions were searching for a guerrilla bat- talion which was known to be operating in the border area. After breaking off the fight, the Communists were reported to have headed toward Cam- faodia. U.S. helicopters could not fly in because of a rule prohibiting operation of U.S. aircraft closer than three miles to the border. Redistricting Traditional City-County Fight Appears As Likely TRADING MODERATE NEW YORK stock market kept a narrowly higher edge early this afternoon in moderately active trading. Get FAST RESULTS THROUGH NEWS-POST CLASSIFIED ADS ADV. RAN ONE DAY AND ITEMS SOLD. For (Handyman) gar- den tractor with cjltivator, grass cutter, and rotor Tiller attachment. or best offer, "i h p. heavy duty 115-230 v. AC electric motor, never used. or best offer xxx-xxxx. TREMENDOUS RESPONSE It was wonderful. Had be- tween 30 and 40 calls first two days. For Plymouth, good condi- tion, low mileage. One owner, xxx-xxxx. "WANT ADS" Call 662-1177 FREDERICK MONDAY THRU SATURDAY 9 A. M. To P. M. ANNAPOLIS pos- sibility of the traditional city- county fight shaped up in the Maryland Legislature today over a plan to reshape the state's congressional districts. Drawn up by a 16-raember committee of legislative lead- ers Saturday, the plan brought complaints and a threat of ap- peal to the voters from big- county interests. Their chief objections lay in a proposal which would tend to assure Baltimore City's reten- tion of its three congressional seats by expanding city districts into Anne Arundel and Balti- more counties. The plan had been regarded as politically practical and con- stitutionally sound by commit- tee members. It was drawn up under court pressure to redraw present districts on a population basis or force all congressional candidates to run statewide. After hearing the protests Monday, Senate President Wil- liam S James, head of the spe- cial redistricting committee, said he did not plan to hold an- other meeting until after the scheduled Thursday adjourn- ment of the Legislature. Sens. James A. Pine, D-Bal- timore, and Joseph W. Alton Jr., R-Anne Arundel, objected that the committee plan sliced their counties up into too many pieces merely to enable the three city districts to come up to popula- tion requirements To the three city dis- tricts up to the committee agreed said James, to take portions of Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties. To bring the all-Eastern Shore First District up to someplace near the norm, it agreed to add St. Marys and Calvert counties and part of Anne on the western shore of Chesa- peake Bay in southern Mary- land. The biggest chunk of Bal- timore County would dominate another district including Har- ford County. A fourth piece of Baltimore County, plus a third piece of Anne Arundel County, would help make up another district. Other components would be all of Carroll and Howard and part of Montgomery County. The rest of Montgomery, tre northern rural area, would be thrown in with Western Mary- land. Pine and Alton threatened to petition the plan to referendum if it is ever enacted. STILL UNCONSCIOUS George William Eckenrode, son of Mrs. George Eckenrode, of Keymar, who was found un- conscious Sunday in his car parked with its engine running on Virginia 725 near Round Hill, is reported today as still in critical condition at Loudoun County Hospital in Leesburg, Va. Eckenrode has not re- gained consciousness, a spokes- man at the hospital said. Brown Became 111 Today Chief Defense Counsel Objects; New Judge Seeks To Complete Jury DALLAS, Tex. sub- stitute judge, J. Frank Wilson, began presiding over the mur- der trial of Jack Ruby today after a long argument from the bench with Ruby's chief de- fense counsel, Melvin M. Belli. Belli protested, on several legal points, against Wilson's sitting on the bench for Judge Joe B. Brown, who came to his chambers this morning but be- came ill and his doctor ordered him home to bed. Brown said, "I've got an awfully bad cold." Belli objected on several grounds to Judge Wilson re- placing Judge Brown. The de- fense attorney argued: That he has a continuing mo- tion to transfer the trial away from Dallas; he said this is "cumulative with each and that Judge Wilson could not possibly have knowledge of all that has gone into the rec- ord in the trial which is now in the third week. At the same time, Belli ar- gued, while Judge Brown is ab- sent "he cannot act on material presented hi his absence." Sev- eral times Judge Wilsoa cut Belli short with a curt: "That's enough. Take your seat." "Could I Belli began. "Take your the judge repeated. "When the court says to you to take your seat it means take your seat." Belli sat down. At another point, Judge Wil- son told Belli, "There's no use belaboring the issue." When Belli raised the ques- tion of additional peremptory challenges, by which attorneys can discharge prospective jur- ors without stating a reason, Wilson said he would consider that question when it arises. He tojd Belli: wouldn't require any de- fendant of any race, creed or color to accept an unfair juror." Dist. Atty. Henry M. Wade rose and said, ''Judge Brown refused him any more chal- lenges." Belli then said he was formal- ly objecting "to your honor sit- ting in this and to Wilson's assuming discretion about granting any more per- emptory challenges. Ruby is on trial for slaying Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President Kennedy. The defense has exhausted its allotted 15 peremptory chal- lenges. Judge Brown had grant- ed three extras which also have been used and he said Monday that he would not allow Belli any more. The legal instrument by which Judge Wilson replaced Judge Brown was signed by Dallas A. Blankenship, presid- ing judge of the First Adminis- ;rative Judicial District of Texas. The administrative as- signment said it was "for the period beginning March 3, 1964, ror the disposition of such mat- ers as may come before him and terminating when such matters have been concluded." Times Have Changed Securing Babysitters Has Now Boomed Into A Big Business Across The Country NEW YORK (AP) To get acquainted with her neighbors, it used to be that a new resi- dent would borrow a cup of sugar. Now she goes over and asks, do you know any good babysitters? It breaks the ice and might turn up someone like Margie Alexander, 16. She marched out her four charges, aged 1 to 7, before the Harry Walsh home at La Honda, Calif., collapsed in flames. Or the Kansas City teen-ager who teaches "Mrs. Harold Mor- gan's three oldest children bak- ing while she sits. The search for the perfect babysitter is a commonly shared quest of American moth- ers, an Associated Press survey showed. But clinkeis are found as often as nuggets. In California a baby drowned in a tub while a 15-year-old sit- I ter was entertaining her boy Or the older woman in Colum-1 friend in the living room. bus, Ohio, who keeps track of the birthdays of the 25 to 30 kids with whom she regularly sits and sends presents, as well as valentines and Christmas gifts, because "I don't money acd I like children J A disillusioned Connecticut housewife defines a sitter as "someone you pay to watch the kids do what they would do if therewere no sitter." Babysitting has long since passed being the exclusive en- terprise of relatives and teen- agers. Metropolitan areas have thriving organized sitter serv- ices. In Brooklyn, a department store conducts a training pro- gram for sitters, offering such advice as "expect a mess with young children" when eating. Frequently parents band to- gether and provide sitting serv- ice for each other, such as the organization at Emory Univer- sity where ledgers record the hours used and the hours owed. Prices range from 35 cents an hour in Boise, Idaho, to an hour in Los Angeles. The average fee across the country seems to be 50-75 cents an hour. With this KO certain privileges, such as and television rights. KWSPAPLRl ;