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Cumberland News, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1976, Cumberland, Maryland Neighborhood Puzzled About Teenagers Who Threw Little Girl Off A Building And Then Beat Her To Beath With Rocks Whos enough of a psy chologist to figure out kids that throw a little girl off a building Richard Weinman is asking His daughters often played fcwith ayearold Karen Kollar Now Karen is dead beaten to death with stones and bricks after her attackers failed to kill her by throwing her off a three story building Weinman keeps thinking It could have been mine I cant get that out of my head said the owner of a neighborhood hardware store for 22 years What can you do when they say it was kids right down the streetthat did it The four persons charged in the case all live in the neigh borhood an area of mixed residentialindustrial makeup that has become a haven over the years for lowincome families who have moved here looking for jobs My God its a rough world for the kids now said another neighbor Mary B Housh tousling her 11yearold daughters hair They aint got much of a chance in a place like this 1 just hope and pray that mine can grow up all right Last November 8yearold Melissa Hinke whose home was three blocks from that of the Koltars was raped stabbed and strangled In 1973 Christine McWeeny 18 was murdered after being kidnaped from near her home in that neighborhood For the Kollars the death was the latest and worst in a series of tragedies Two weeks ago Mrs Georgetta Kollars 16 yearold niece Deborah Yelko was injured seriously in a car crash Last winter Karens father Bernard Kollar lost seven months work because of a kidney ailment Back on his job as a railroad brakeman about February he was struck by a train That injury cost him several more weeks idleness Mrs Kollar recently took a job as a barmaid to help pay the bills saying we had no food to eat anymoreVKaren helped b Sat July 3M nnr cleaning and running errands She survived that too But for neighbors including one of then she was beaten to deajlh those charged with killirigher Karen remembered by her mother as being a mischievous tomboy loved by everyone will be buried Wednesday afternoon in Madera Pa the hometown the family left seven years ago Police trying to find a motive for the slaying have said that it was set in motion when Karen told David Zytowiecki that his wife Susan 16 had skipped a probation appointment on a conviction for driving a car with stolen license plates Mrs Kollar said that Dallas Stuckey 19 and Mrs Zytowiecki took thechild for a walk that Friday night Mrs Kollar began a search when Karen the youngest of three children failed to return after a couple of hours Police who found Karens body early Saturday alleged that Sluckey Guy Frehmeyer 18 and Mrs Zytowiecki tied and gagged Karen and left her inside a building for three hours apparently trying to scare her She worked off the gag and screamed but no help came Neighbors told later of having heard the screams Her tormenters returned tricked her into peering over the edge of the roof and pushed her oft police said She fell to a metal canopy over the rails and one of her assailants crawled out and pushed her off again officials said Stuckey and Frehmeyer are being held in lieu of bond each after pleading in nocent to charges of aggravated murder They were later in dicted for aggravated murder and kidnaping Mrs Zytowieckis husband David 21 was being held in lieu of bond after pleading innocent to a charge of ob structing justice He was alleged to have helped hide his wife Stuckey and Frehmeyer Mrs Zytowiecki a juvenile faces a hearing Friday on charges of delinquency by reason of aggravated murder and kidnaping Reed Tart Susans father said from his Chester SC home he couldnt believe my baby girl was involved He operated a tavern in the Kollar neighborhood until three years ago leaving after 22 years in Cleveland because his part of town was changing and had a lot of problems Names Origin DIME BOX Tex UPI In 1944 President Franklin D Roosevelt couldnt think of a more logical place to launch the March of Dimes crusade than this tiny Texas settlement The town got its name when early settlers would leave a dime in the mailbox for the postman for picking up supplies for them Maryland Briefs BALTIMORE citys two breweries averted a strike Thursday by signing a new contract with Local 1010 of the Brewery Workers Union but Baltimores major beer distributors werent so lucky The strike by about 300 beer truck drivers and warehousemen was expected to have little immediate impact on thirsty Battimoreans however since many retailers have been stocking up in anticipation of a walkout John J Schaefer president of the local which is affiliated with the Teamsters said 1200 employes of the Carling National and Schaefer brewing companies ratified a new contract Thursday morning after negotiators succeeded in beating a midnight deadline BALTIMORE System rail crews worked through the day Thursday to construct a bypass around the scene of freight train derailment that forced Washington commuters to turn to buses A spokesman said the railroad hoped to open the main line serving Cumberland Baltimore and Washington late Thursday in time to restore commuter traffic Friday morning The line was blocked shortly before 7 am Thursday when 21 cars of a 100car freight train carrying export grain to Baltimore derailed and over turned spilling an estimated 1600 tons of soybeans and tearing up the track Patuxent Naval Air Station Hangs Huge Homemade US Flag and Man July 5th 414 N Centre St ALLGOVERINGS PATUXEflT Md UPI Seaman Mary Fourcade and her flagsewing team got kind of carried away and so their Stars and Stripes wont be flown over the Nava Air Station because the flagpole isnt big enough to support it it hangs on two angar doors and dwarfs the aircraft which stand idle on the strip The Hag weighs 125 pounds and would require a100man color team to fold it into a tricorner bundle said Four cade who supervised the flag sewing It takes three people to carry it because its so bulky she said And it takes another 20 people just to fold it straight Its too big to keep off the ground1 The flag istitched by volun teers on the base measures 39 feet high and 71 feet long required 325 yards of polyester cotton blend broadcloth 150 yards of felt nine spools of white thread eight spools of blue and six spools of red Several volunteers guided the material for the stripes and the blue background through a sewing machine in order to keep the seams straight The stars were handsewn Within each of the 50 stars is a silk state flag arranged in order of admittance to the Union They were also sewn on by hand Fourcade said there were few casualties during the sewing bee One star does have blood marks on the back of it she said One girl just kept pricking her finger had to stop sewing The biggest problem was ordering the material The first fabric place I contacted thought I was a crank and would order the material andleave it set she said The girl kept telling me 1 didnt understand how much material I was ordering and that my measurements must be all wrong Finally a fabric store in Rock ville agreed to supply the material for The rest of the necessary articles such as thread and needles were donated by the residents on base Actually it was a going away present for Capt EV Laney she said We decided to hurry and finish the project so we could display it at his change of command June 18 Then we decided it would be1 nice to hang for July A The flag will remain at the base for its Air Expo show in September Then it may be donated to a Naval museum In Hie meantime 13 men hoist the flag on pullies each morning for the base residents to see State Signers Of Declaration Will Be Honored ANNAPOLIS UPI LI Gov Blair Lee III will mark the July 4 Bicentennial by laying wreaths on the graves of Marylands four signers of the Declaration of Independence Lee will first visit the grave of Thomas Stone at Port Tobacco in Charles County then travel to Ellicott City where a similar ceremony will take place at the grave of Charles Carroll After ceremonies at St Pauls Church in Baltimore the burial place of Samuel Chase Lee will cap the day with a wreath laying at the grave of William Paca at Wye Plantation in Queen Annes County Lee will perform the Bicentennial honors in place of Mandel who will be attending the July 46 National Governors Conference in Hershey Pa Lee said he will be joined in at least two of the ceremonies by Sen Charles McC Mathias Jr RMd who has planned the same July 4 itinerary Appeal Filet In Ruling On College Aid RICHMOND Va US Justice Department has formally appealed a Baltimore federal court ruling blocking efforts to cut off million in school aid to Maryland and Baltimore arguing the court acted without jurisdiction In a brief filed in the 4lh US Circuit Court of Appeals here Justice Department lawyers maintained the ruling of Baltimore Judge Edward S Northrop was too broad and that he had no jurisdiction to halt administration hearings on the fund cutoff The Department of Health Education and Welfare moved to cut off federal aid to Maryland colleges and Baltimore city schools earlier this year in a desegregation dispute but were blocked when the state went to court In ruling for the state and city the judge upheld arguments that HEW should not be allowed to threaten a loss of federal fund without making specific charges and then working with the affected parties to correct the alleged segregation Cumberland News Krioay July 21976 CLOSED SUNDAY MONDAYJULY 4 5 SON OF HIBACHI OUTDOOR GRILL The Revolutionary New Grill For Bicentennial Picnics Son Ot Hibachis New Design Allows For More Room On The Grill 8 Yet Folds To The Size Of A Large Shoe Box GLADIOLUS BULBS 12 for 1 Lawn Ornaments Bird Baths Porch Pots ond Many OtKer Items 1o your lown or patio more beautiful JACKSON I PERK1XS AWARD WIXMINi and Bauers Best ROSES NEW ARRIVALS Fullest Nicest HANGING BASKETS In The Area Impatient Begonias Fuchsia Ferns Ivy aniKmany others Blacker Decker CloseOuts Motel Trimmer Re 2499 NOW 16 MoiU long Handle Stars Reg 2999 NOW 21 Other Models Reduced DISSTOH POWER TOOLS ALSO REDUCED ORTHO TOMATO FOOD 5 Ib 198 HOFFMAN VEGETABLE FERTILIZER 5 Ibs Reg 298 FRUIT TREES Standard Size Dwqrf Size FERTRELL GARDEN FERTILIZER 30 OOFF WEED EATER CUT WEEDS WITH FISH ING LINE Come Out Use It FREE Demonstration ENTIRE STOCK BEDDING PLANTS UP cn TO Ull OFF Impatiins t Begonias Justin Sloom NEW HOURS Hon thru Tlxir 9 to 6 Friday 9 io 8 Sat 9 o5CSunlt to 5 Christie Rd Old Rt 4O Opposite Mosoni Barn Phone 7248400 GARDEN CENTER Gl Who Stayed In China After Capture In Korea Coming Home HONG KONG UPI James G Veneris 51 one of the last of if American GIs who decided to live in China after the Korean war is finally coming home But only long enough to visit his mother Stale Department spokesman Robert Funseth said in Washington that Veneris will be granted a passport fairly soon to visit his mother in California after which he is expected to return to China Wellinformed sources in Peking said the former US Army private from Hawthorne Calif probably will leave for the United States by the middle of July Veneris has worked in a paper mill in the Shantung province capital of Tsinan 250 miles southeast of Peking and married a Chinese woman and they have one child the sources said The State Department said Veneris had applied for no travel documents for his family and this was taken to mean he would only visit his home and then return to China Veneris was captured in Korea on Nov 28 1950 shortly after the Chinese entered the ficulties homesickness and lower living standards than they were used to Among the first to return were Otho G Bell 24 ot Jackson Miss William A Cowart 22 of Dalton Ga and Lewis W Griggs 22 of Jacksonville Fla The army arrested them when they disembarked from a trans pacific ocean liner on July 29 1955 and charged them with aiding the enemy But they were released later the same year when the Supreme Court ruled the army has no jurisdiction over civilians for offensese committed while they were in uniform WANTS TO VISIT Jimes VenerU an American who chose to stay with his Communist captors after the Korean war has asked to return to the United States for a family visit State Department officials said this week in Washington he will be issued a passport sometime this month to visit his mother in California war on the side of North Korea The State Department said United States In mid1955 Liu Veneris would face no military Shihhsiao deputy secretary or civil action general of the Chinese Red Anofficialsaidthatattheend Crosssaid many former GIs of the Korean war in 1953 who chose to slay in China after American defectors had the the end of hostilities had ex choice of returning to the perienced language dif United States or remaining in Korea or China Many Com munist prisoners of the US Army were given a similar choice Most of the Korean war defectors have long since returned to the United States Howard G Adams of Cor sicana Tex returned home in 1974 to visit relatives but a State Department spokesman said he has returned to China Several Americans decided to leave China and return to the 121L 4 75 Celebrating 200 Years of Freedom m sa as si PEOPLES COMMUNITY ffBEMl CREDIT UNION Stockpile Beer BALTIMORE UPI Area retailers have stockpiled suppliesof beer for the Fourth of July weekend in anticipation of a beer truck drivers strike The drivers wereexpected to strike at midnight Wednesday when their threeyear contracts with city breweries and wholesale distributors expired Retailers normally retain less than a weeks normal turnover of beer because it is bulky to store ATTENTION LOCAL 1874 MEMBERS LOCAL 1874 TWUA PRESIDENT JOHN E GLENN ANNOUNCES SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP MEET INGS AT THE UNION HALL 418 N CENTRE STREET CUMBERLAND MARYLAND ON TUESDAY JULY 6 AT PM AND WEDNESDAY JULY 7 AT AM THESE MEETINGS WILL BE THE PURPOSE OF INFORMING BOTH ACTIVE AND PAST MEMBERS OF LOCAL 1874 WHO MEET THE RE QUIREMENTS TO ATTBND MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS OF THEIR RIGHTS UNDER THE MARYLAND WORK MENS COMPENSATION LAW SPECIAL DISCUSSION WILL BE HEARING LOSS ANCTOCCUPATIONAL DISEASES THE MEETINGS WILL BE OF MONUMENTAL IM PORTANCE TO ANYONE SUFFERING FROM EITHER OF THESE PROBLEMS AND WHO HAS BEEN OUT OF THE PLANT FOR LESS THAN TWO YEARS PEOPLE HAVING THESE PROBLEMS MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN FREE MEDICAL COVERAGE AND MONETARY COMPENSATION IN ANY CASE ALL PERSONS ATTENDING ONE OF THESE MEETINGS WILL RECEIVE VALUABLE INFORMATION FOR THE TIME SPENT AT THIS IMPORTANT MEETING 4 m In Russia it meansto r In Russia they drink it straight In America it mixes Spirited Zhivago Every sip brings back the old goes with the V r good times Its all pleasure 0hce youve tried Zhivago Distilling Co Cincinnati O 80 proof neutral spirits ;