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Morning Herald (Newspaper) - January 2, 1969, Hagerstown, Maryland MORNING HERALD HAGERSTOWN MB Ttonfey JMMWV t MM Ladies Take Top Prizes In Forecast 968 For the NtMd In row women won the top prizes la the HeriVMtoill Forecast 68 contest The tatuitioB of Mrs Margaret Bonds Sharpsburg Pike won for ber the top proe of Of the 15 questions she bad only three incorrect answers James W Stone 518 Brown Ave who also missed only three the winner of the second prize What separated first and secondplace winners was the tiebreaking question which wanted to know the margin be tween the winning or losing vote on the state constitution In Washington County Mrs Bonds estimated the difference at 2535 votes while Mrs Stone thought it would be 1759 The actual vote dif ferential was a whopping 8134 Two other contestants had only three incorrect answer but they were farther off in their vote estimation They were Skip Myers lOOOVi Salem Ave and Benjamin E Wyand Boonsboro Route 2 Myers thought the vote difference would be 918 while Wyand merely listed a three to oae ratio Thirteen contestants had only four incorrect answers and their estimation on the constitution vote differential ranged from 10 to 12346 Closest were Richard L Hayaes Boonsboro Rt 2 who estimated 8500 and Russell F Printz 355 South Potomac St Hagerstown who just about hit the nail on the head with 8143 as agabst the actual 8134 Others who missed only four answers were Paul L Kep linger Jr 1310 Potomac Ave Dorine Hovis 545 Frederick St Charles W Clopper Jr Clear Spring George Howe Boonsboro Rt 2 Albert Brown Jr Route 5 Gary D Swain J417 Pennsylvania Ave Jack G Miller 1024 Fairview Rd James D Kefauver 1625 Park Rd Patricia C Parks 312 Coffman Ave Sterling L Levie 660 Northern Ave and Mrs Mary Jane Lippy Baltimore Questions for Forecast 68 are now being prepared and will be published soon Contest Answers 1 Congressman Mathias will be the Republican for the US Senate YES 2 The Baltimore Orioles will finish in the first divi sion YES 3 President Johnson will be reelected NO 4 The winner of the NorthSouth High football game will score more points in one quarter than the loser will in the eatire game YES 5 Interstate 70 will be opened to traffic all the way from Hagerstown to Frederick YES 6 Ronald Reagan will bt on the 1968 Republican ticket either for president or vice president NO 7 The BaltimoreColts will win the NFL Coastal Division title YES 8 Actual construction will start on eliminating one rail road grade crossing in Washington County NO 9 The Maryland Legislature will eliminate the death penalty except in extreme cases NO 10 The tax rate in the City of Hagerstown will be in creased NO 11 Hagerstown will have a permanent police chief YES 12 Congress will enact a federal gun control law YES 13 Maryland voters will approve the new constitutioa NO 13A The margin between the winning or losing vote on the state constitution in Washington County will be 8134 votes 14 Actual construction will be started on the new 500000 volt power line by the Potomac Edisoa Co NO 15 The Hagerstown Mayor and Council will enact an open housing ordinance YES County Road Toll Marks 5Year Low The lowest number of traffic deaths in the past five years was recorded in Washington County In 196S A total of 18 people Including lour women lost their lives in lighway accidents last year Sgt Clyde Tudfer of the State Police said T In 28 people lost their lives in auto accidents as com pared with 20 in 1966 36 in 1965 and 31 in 1964 I am proud of the record of Washington County drivers Sgt Tucker said I feel the op erators are the primary cause or the reduction of accidents iowever education engineer ing and enforcement are always contributory in the reduction of lighway deaths The automobile operators of Vashington County are to be congratulated and urged to put orth an extreme effort for safer 1969 Eight of the 18 fatalities for 1968 showed a per cent of al cohol above what is considered o be intoxicated Sgt Tucker said MRS J W STONE Balanced Budget Predicted Mac Beall Plan Office For City J Glenn Beall Jr who be comes a freshman congressman Frday announced here that he and Senatorelect Charles McC Mathias plan to open a fulltime office in Hagerstown for the benefit of their constituents Beall who will succeed Math las in the lower House gave a joint meeting of Hagerstown lions and Rotarians a preview ef what he hoped could be ac complished in Washington The speaker foresaw a change in the direction on problems of the cities He said Mr Nixon can take a detached view of the situationsince he will not be concerned with voter reaction Beall said he hoped the new administration would keep its promises and be more honest with the people The new congressman said he1 thought public programs should be administered at the local level instead of from Washing ton advocated tighter controls on fiscal policies and predicted a balanced federal budget in two years Beall foresaw a reduction or repeal of the federal surtax by the next fiscal year Beall foresaw a reduction or repeal of the federal surtax by the next fiscal year The speaker described what a freshman congressman goes through after his election He said he was offered a home near Washington at a steal and a plantation type home in Virginia for He said he planned to look around a little more Halfway Liquor Store Looted A total of worth of liquor was taken from Halfway Liquors Inc on Lincoln Ave sometime after midnight Fri day state police reported Wednesday Tfc C C Bittinger said a stone had been thrown through the plate glass front door of the store Burglars removed 11 cas es of whiskey and eight individ ual bottles of whiskey through the hole in the door County Area Obituaries John E Stonesifer John E Stonesifer 62 of Em mittsburg died Tuesday while at work on the Western Mary land Railroad maintenance crew near Hagerstown He was the son of John A and Minnie Fleagle Stonesifer He is survived by his wife Ele anor Keeney Stonesifer tnree sons John W Paul E and Robert L all of Emmitsburg one daughter Linda Stonesifer at home two brothers Talbert and David Stonesifer of Em inittsburg one sister Mrs Ed gar Troxell of Rocky Ridge The body is at the Creager Funeral Home Thurmont where friends may call Services will be held at the funeral home Friday at 2 pm Rev Galen L Goodwin officiating Burial will be in KeysvUle Cemetery Mrs Rebecca Farrow CHAMBERSBURG Pa Services for Mrs Rebecca Far row wiU be conducted Friday a 2 pm at the Fourth Street Church of the Brethren here with the Rev H S Kline offici ating Burial will be at Nprlant Cemetery Friends may call at the John 0 Park Funeral Home tonigh irom 7 to 9 and at the church lentil the time of the service Farrow 36 of 472 Elm Ave died Monday in an aute accident 7 Mrs Lillith Divelbiss HANCOCK Mrs Lilith May Bishop Divelbiss 60 wife o Millard B Divelbiss of RFD 1 died Tuesday at Kissimee Medical Center Kissimee Fla after an illness of 12 days She Jwas taken ill while visiting rela jves in Intercession City Fla i Born in Hancock she was the daughter of Millard F and An nie Belle Munson Bishop Mrs Divelbiss was a member of Mt Olivet Presbyterian Church and was historian of the Womens Society of the Church Besides her husband she is survived by sons Millard C of Hancock Paul N of Williams ort daughter Joan M Minton rf Huron Ohio nine grandchil dren sisters Mrs Pearl R Banders E r m a R Bishop irother Raymond Bishop all of Hancock Services will be Saturday at 11 am at Mt Olivet Church with the Rev Eric Faust offici iting Burial will be in the cem etery adjoining The family will receive friends at the Grove Funeral Home lere Thursday and Friday nights from 7 to 9 Charles M Freed Charles M Freed 61 of 129 Harp Rd died at the Washing ton County Hospital Tuesday Born in Hagerstown he was son of Arthur and Jennie Rud iSill Freed He was a member of the Shi loh United Methodist Church and was employed by the Chewsville Coop Assn He was also a selfemployed truck driv The last surviving member ol his family he is survived by his wife Virginia B Lytton Freed Services will be at the Min nich Funeral Home Friday at 2 pm withthe Rev Albert Clipp officiatingBurial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery The family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight from 7 to 9 Samuel C Ftigle C Fogle 80 formerly of New Mid way Md died Wednesday at the home of his son Clark F Fogle of Rt 3 Hagerstown Mr Fogle was a thrasherman and a sawmill operator until his retirement about six years ago Born in Frederick Co he was the son of Milton I and Mary Clark Fogle and was the last member of his immediate fami ly He was married to the for mer Estella Forney who pre deceased him He is survived by two sons Clark F of Hagerstown and 3onald T of Thurmont s i x grandchildren and three great jrandchildren also survive Friends may call at the Bar on Funeral Home in Walkers vills after 1 pm today Serv ces will be at the funeral home Saturday at 1 pm with the Rev E A Gardner officiating Buri al will be in Rocky Hill Ceme ery near Woodsboro Joseph W Speak WAYNESBORO W Speak 81 of 250 S Potomac St died Tuesday at his home ile had been in failing health since June 1964 Born in Rocky Ridge Md he was a son of George and Mary S Fox Speak Mr Speak operated a pro duce store and was later in the trucking business He also built many of the homes in the North Broad St area He retired in 1958 He is survived by his wife Alice C Dysert Speak four chil dren by his first marriage to the late Bertha Stouffer Speak Mrs Richard S Brown of Chambersburg Rt 5 Richard G of Norfolk Va Orville E and Mrs Thurman Summers of Waynesboro also surviving are nine grandchildren three great grandchildren a brother George of Greencastle sisters Mrs Nina B Gaver of Blue Ridge Summit and Mrs Mary I Gaver of Waynesboro The funeral will be held Sat urday at am by the Rev Ogden Ludow at the Grove Fu neral Home Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery Friends may call at the funer al home Friday night from 7 to 9 PLUMMER CONSTRUCTION INC GENERAL CONTRACTORS Earth or rock excavation Concrete Work of all Kinds Rock Drilling and Blasting Parking Lots Driveways and Streets Roadways Graded and Pav ed Water Lines and Sewer Lines Constructed Call for free GUESS Get a contract price1 81 Edgewood Drive Hagerstown Maryland Phone 7391986 4 LARGE CANS 99c PORK TENDERLOIN LARGE EGGS 59c EGGS doz 99c BACON ENDS b99c LOOSE OYSTERS TBONE or RIB STEAKS lb69c SIRLOIN or CHUCK STEAK 59c BONELESS CUBE STEAK super SIecla lb79c POTATOES US No5 FANCY TANGERINESdoz39c JUICY ORANGES 3 99c Discount Produce Market 823 S Potomac St Shop Save Everyday Daniel M Gates BERKELEY SPRINGS W Va M Gates 79 died at Kings Daughters Hospital Mar tinsburg Tuesday after an ill ness of three weeks He was born in the S1 e e p y Creek area a son of Daniel W and Elizabeth Thomas Gates He was a retired street car con ductor with 22 years of service in Washington DC He was a member of Berkeley Springs Lions Club DeFord Lodge of Masons a 32nd degree mason and member of AH Ghan Shrine Cumberland He was a past pa tron of Order of Eastern Star and recently had been awarded a 50year pin for Masonry He was a member of Michaels Chapel in the Berkeley Springs area Surviving are his wife Grace Lowman Gates sister Mrs Tracey Michael of Sleepy Creek brothers Cecil Gates of Morgantown and Wendell Gates of Grand Rapids Mich The body was taken to John son Funeral Home where friends may call The funeral will be conducted Friday at 2 pm at Mount Zion Church Spohrs Crossroads with the Rev Gary Kerns officiating Burial will be in the church cemetery Harry WAYNESBORO Pa Had Bonebrake 75 of Rt 2 died Wednesday of a heart at tack at his home He was born in Quincy Town ship Pa a son of John and Su san Robinson Bonebrake He is survived by a number of nieces and nephews The funeral will be at am Saturday at the Minnich Miller Funeral Home Green castle Pa with the Rev James Esh officiating Burial will be in Hades Church Cemetery Friends may call at the fu neral home Friday from 7 to 9 pm Mrs Mamie C Braithwaite GERRARDSTOWN W Va Mrs Mamie C Braithwaite 72 Rt 1 died at the Washington County Hospital Monday She is the daughter of William T and Mary C MacDaniel Hess Survivors include husband Anthony W Braithwaite sons Clayton Braithwaite Winchester Va Braithwaite Winchester Va Thomas L Braithwaite US Air Force sta tioned in England daughters Mrs Juanita Light Martins burg Mrs Fennette Williams Rt 1 Hagerstown 18 grand children and three greatgrand children brothers Harlan Hess Amos Hess Carner Hess and Walter Hess all of Gerrar town sisters Mrs Nellie Orr Mrs Donna Lewis Mrs Mabel Light Services will ba at 2 pm to day at the Seventh Day Adven tist ChurchinMartinsburg the Rev Larry Boggess officiating burial in Pleasant View Memor ial Gardens Floyd L Shepley WALKERSVILLE Floyd L Shepley 51 of Dublin Rd died Monday evening1 at the Fred erick Memorial Hospital He Was bom near Myersville son of George iUptonand Hattie V Wachtel Shepley He is survived by wife Lena sons Mil by and Larry Shepley at home daughters Mrs Carolyn Leath erman Myersville Judith at home Mrs Dorothy Riddle ffloser Frederick brothers Au tin V Frederick Paul S Ha gerstown Martin W Fred erick three grandchildren Friends may call at the Bittle Funeral Home in Myersville where services will be held today at 2 pm by the Rev Dr R E White burial in Gross nickle Church of the Brethren Cemetery NEXT CLASSES Begin January 30 1969 Day Evening and Saturday Classes IBM Keypunch Accounting Shorthand Type writing Par Reading and Business Machines COLUMBIA BUSINESS INSTITUTE 62 East Antietam St Haqerstown Md 21740 Telephone 7338803 HOLIDAY FILMS Deserve Hays Fine Photo Finishing Areas Finest BLACK and WHITE FAST SERVICE Open Until 9 Mondays and Fridays 28 W Washington St Phone RE 3 9620 2035 Penna Ave Phone RE 3 7696 Mother Infant Jolted In Wreck A 38yearold mother and her threemonth old daughter were slightly injured Tuesday in onecar accident Trooper R L Sipes said Mrs Hongcha Jenkins of Blue Ridge Summit Pa was travelling south on the Fort Ritchie Ac cess Rd rounding a curve when her daughter Sharon Lynn fell from the front seat onto the floor Mrs Jenkins reached for the infant and lost control of the car The car crossed the road went through a stop sign and struck a parked car ownei by Paul Martin of Blue Ridge Summit at Chocolate Park Tav ern the trooper said The Jen kins vehicle bounced off Mar tins car and came to rest against the comer of the tavern Trooper Sipes said Mrs Jenkins was chargec with reckless driving Damages to the cars were estimated at Mother and daughter were treated at the Fort Ritchie dis pensary Truck Backs Into Car A car driven by Doris Hersh Nov Wages Rise Here But Employment Drops Washington Countys payroll otal was six per cent higher in November than a year earlier according to the Hagerstown Area Chamber of Commerce The estimated figure was 514374543 The gain came des lite the fact that employment overed by state unemployment insurance was estimated to be almost one per cent lower at 28950 workers The unemployed caseload was up in November to 1142 per sons 15 per cent higher than the previous November Gains were shown in most of the business barometers sur veyed by the chamber Bank debitsshowed an eight per cent gain in November cUmbing to The number of tele ihones in use throughout the ounty gained five per cent to 147893 Water consumption was up 12 per cent to 249624000 gal ons Sharp gains were reported in hree phases of business at the lagerstown airport The num yer of passengers on and off planes there in November total id 1381 or 78 per cent higher han the previous November Air express with 23430 pounds landled and air freight amounting to 92254 pounds more than doubled the business a year earlier Building activities were down lowever Building permits is sued in November amounted to compared with the previous year The cost of food was on the upswing again the Chamber of Commerce reported Fourteen items which are surveyed monthly cost compared for the same Items In November 1967 berctr at BmitbdMrf wu hit by gasoline truck at the in Smithsburf state police said Trooper Sipes Mid tht driver of the truck Gary 2f of Wiynertoro failed to tee the HersSberger car and backed in to it Damages to the vehicles were estimated at Colimer was charged with reckless driving Hits Tekphww Pelt Terry of Waynesboro was slightly injured Wednesday when his car ran off Longmea dow Rd and struck a telephone pole at Paramount Trooper F D Detrow said Damages to the car were estimated at Fuss was treated at Washing ton County Hospital emergency room l Hospitalized James B Frush 18 of Hag erstown was seriously igjured Tuesday when a car he was rid ing in crossed the center line on Rt 316 south of Waynesboro Pa and slammed into another car Frush was admitted to Washington County Hospital with head injuries He was in poor condition Wednesday night Driver of the car James Stall ings 18 of 841 S PotomacSt suffered minor injuries as did the driver of the second car Reginald Vickers 52 of F a i r play Damages totalled DANCE HARRYS CORNER Friday Jan 3rd 9 12 The Thirsty Three Adv BEST IN SEAFOOD Steaks Chicken Chops Private Dining Room Reserva tions in Advance for groups up to forty people Park Circle Tavern 7395841 Adv Three Minor Fires Fought On Holiday City fire companies were kept jusy on a blustery cold New Years Day putting out base ment trash and chimney fires Western Enterprise and Jun ior companies were called to L497 Salem Ave Oscar Fiery had been using a torch to thaw out hot water pipes and some rags in the basement had caught fire and some boards were scorched Firemen said there was no structural damage to the louse owned byMary Fiery A chimney fire at 715 George St was doused by the Western Enterprise company Antietam companyput out a rash fire at the ef Franklin and Mulberry Sts TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS WORLDS LARGEST 7394S1S Jury To Hear Forgery Case Patricia Shantz of 507 W Vashington St was bound over or Grand Jury action Monday after a preliminary hearing in magistrates court on a forgery charge The accused is charged with orging the name of Ellouise Stotelmyer of 411 W Washington 3t on a welfare check of at a food store Dec 17 UNWANTED HAIR PERMANENTLY REMOVED From Face Body by Electrolysis Modern Shortwave Method Free Consultations Days and Evenings by Appointment Only J PATRICIA EBERSOLE Registered Electrologist 711 Oak Hill Ave Phone 7336712 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Prices Snack Bar Store Room 1075 Jefferson Blvd FOR RENT Available After Jan 15 1969 Will Convert Store Room to Dining Room if Desired Call M J Price 7336962 for Appointment Thanks to all neighbors friends relatives for kindness and sympathy shown during the sud den death of our mother Blanche E Crawford Also many thanks for flowers cards and use of cars Children of Blanche E Crawford I WISH TO EXTEND My Sincere Thanks to the Neighbors of Milton R Bloom formerly of Funkstown and to all who helped in any way at the time of his sudden death at his former home on Hebb Road Funkstown Thanks to the many friends and relatives and to the neph ews for their kindness as pallbearers Also for the many flowers cards use of cars and all acts of kindness performed following the death of my dear husband MILTON R BLOOM Mrs Florence Summers Bloom NOTICE TheAnnual Meeting of the members of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hagerstown will be held in the affice the Association at 122128 West Washington Street Hagerstown Maryland on Wednesday afternoon January 15 1969 at PM for the purpose of electing directors and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the meeting HOME FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION OF HAGERSTOWN Ralph F Cushcn Secretary Drive A Little EsskaysBig a Lot FRYERS Lean Boiled Ham Steaks Veal Pork Chuckwagon Clean Hog Maws Sausage Brookdale Salmon Cut Green Beans Rich Shortening Pineapple Juice lb99c I Q for 100 16 oz can 303 J 00 3 55c 48 oz oani 1100 Double Stamps All Day Thursday EARLS FOOD MARKET State Line Pa Phone 5972725 After 75 years in business our MENS CLOTHING FACTORY is now OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Watch them being made We offer for salj at a largs savings a better grade of SUITS SPORT COATS SLACKS SUITS made to order RAINCOATS MILL ENDS OF CLOTH Opening Fri Dec 6 1968 Rear of 1209 East StOpposite Monocncy Shopping Center Frederick Md HOURS Mon i Fri 10 am to 830 pm Tues It Thurs 10 am to pm Closed Weds Sat 8 am o pm ;