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Morning Herald (Newspaper) - January 13, 1961, Hagerstown, Maryland TWO THE MORNING HERALD HAGERSTOWN MARYLAND FRIDAY JANUARY 13 Wl Pennsylvania News merits LThe RECEIVES ARMY MEDAL SFC George E Neil received the Army Commendation Medal from Col Harry Berry Commanding Officer of the Joint Communication Agency Fort Ritchie SFC Neil distinguished himself by his meritorious service as Noncommissioned Officer in charge of the Transmitter Section United States Army Middle East Signal Agency SFC Neil enlisted into the Army in 1944 from New Cumberland Pa He lives with bis wife at Grecncastlc Pa Bank Officers Are Selected Mercersburg the annual shareholders meeting of the Borough Council Chief of Police addition to the other directors eluded S Tidd Farmers Bank of Mercersburg one additional director Roy E Meyers was elected raising the total to eleven directors In new director reelected in Byron V J Byron W L Grossnickle W B Grove J Raymond Myers J Ncvin Royer L L Steiger S G Steiger J C Varden and C 31 Yeakle During the reorganization meeting tlie following officers and employes were elected V J Byron president W B Grove vice president W Grossnickle vice president J Nevin Royer secretary w N Kauffman cashier jere S Kcefer assistant cashier Mrs Jane G Wagner bookkeeper and teller Miss Margaret R Hoover bookkeeper and Mrs Nancy R Snider bookkeeper During the annual report to the board it was indicated that the bank paid SlOO per share and dividends to shareholders in 19BO W N Kauffman cashier staled that the year I960 was the best in the banks history First National The rcorganizational meeting of the First National Bank of an inspector for USDA Mercersburg was held recently Elaetod directors were Mer rill R Bivens Alvin C Etter Leonard S Fry John McN Myers D E Meyers Joseph II Meyers C I Selser B C Snider Clarence B Tritle Ciay j A Weller and H II Zimmer man Meier Receipts Are Over 5000 In bis recent annual report to Mercersburg George B Woodring pointed out that nine accidents occurred in the borough during I960 with damages amounting to There were no injuries Chief Woodring also reported that in making the daily inspec tion of business places 22 doors were found to be unlocked after the places had closed for the night A total of was collect ed during Uie year from parking meters and collected from tickets during the year In adilion there were 172 arrests 1G1 motor violations and 116 complaints made Young Farmers To Hold Meets James Bu chanan Young Farmers Associ ation met recently and outlined programs for the coming year The first meeting of the associ ation will be held Monday Jan 16 at 8 pm in the agriculture room of the James Buchanan JuniorSenior High School The topic will be Plant Pest Con under the direction of Samuel S Maxwell Maxwell is These meetings are designed lo help meet the needs of young farmers in the area and are held every Monday evening January through April At tllc second meeting Mon y January 23 thc 6roup wi1 begin a comsc on wciding A representative from a weld utlicers and employees clecing company will provide weld led were H M Zimmerman ers to practice with during the president B c Snider vicdcourse president J McN Myers sec David R Ommert assistant Marian MeliottandMiss cashier Jrjoannc Myers bookkeeper assistant cashier James Myers EVERYTHING Launch Work On Big Plant Ground was broken this wecl for the new food package manu facluring plant at the Cham bersburg city limits of the Mara thon Division of the American Can Co Ttie top soil Is being stripped by the subcontractor for the general contractor R S Noon an Co York The plant will be built on a 22acre tract along Wayne Ave It will occupy about 145001 square feet for offices and man ufacturing A spokesman for the company said that about 250 men will be employed the first year of oner ation The Borough of Chambersburg will erlend water gas sewer and electric facilities to the plant sile A pipeline which passes through he tract is also being relocated The new plant for the Frank lin County city was obtained largely through efforts of the Chambersburg Area Develop ment Corp and the Create Chambersburg Chamber o Commerce These agencies i was announced have plans fo a fund raising campaig for securing additional industria paints House OKs Price Probe Of Gasoline By LOUIS G PANOS ANNAPOLIS move to nvfstigale Maryland gasoline fices gained tentative approval i Hie House of Delegates Thurs ay The House adopted a favorable cporl by its Ways and Means onimiUee on a resolution calling or the probe by a governors com Two hours earlier the commit ee had heard spokesmen for fili ng slnlion operators blame wholes alers for higher prices in Mary and anil ask for the investigation while wholesnlers blamed the op erators and opposed the investiga ion Tlie proposal for a gasprice probe moved toward final House approval on a legislative day which brought these other develop Senate tentaitvely ap roved a resolution to ratify a fed eral constitutional amendment glv ig District of Columbia residents tre right to vote in federal elec ijns 2 Chairman Fred D Dorchester announced his Senate ludiciary Committee will hold a ublic hearing soon on legisla ion to rcapportion seats in the Legislature 3 Backers of a compromise eacherspay plan prepared anoth T communication for a Friday meeting with Gov Tawes The proposed compromise lies between he administrationbacked 68 mil ion year education plan and million program backed by par entteacher groups to the proposed probe of gaso ine prices L Malcolm Rodman of Baltimore executive director ol he Independent Gasoline Dealers Association of Maryland told the committceG L in our estimation the whole sale price Maryland gasoline dealers are forced to pay are rig ged artificially high constituting a price gouge upon the states small businessmen and the states motoring public He said wholesale pricing poll cies of major oil companies cause the state of Maryland to Bank Stock To Local Woman Mrs Dorothy Wink Loy Hag erstown has been left ban stock by a 91year old Mont Alto Pa man according la his wil was probated this week ir the Uegislcrs office in Cham bershurg Harry C Hammond late o Mont Alto who died Jan 4 at a Maryland home for thc aged left stock in a Mont Alto banV and a Waynesboro bank to Mrs Loy His estate was estimated a over in personal property Hammond left lo th Mont Alto Methodist Church ant to a nephew in Illinois After distribution of the ban stock lie will directs the res of the property be converted into cash and shared equally with a brother and sisters in Western states SOLD GOING OUT OF BUSINESS EVERYTHING MARKED DOWN HOSEBELTS BRAS DRESSES GIRDLES SLACKS SKIRTS HANDBAGS SWEATERS BLOUSES JEWELRY RAINCOATS CAR COATS LINGERIE AIL SALES THE TWEED SHOP 42 W Washington St Apple Growers GelB2Ribons Franklin County Pa orchari ists came through with a lota of 82 ribbons in apple exhibits a the Slate Farm Show in Ilarri burg this week The Mountain Brook Orcharc of Dr D M Edwards at S Thomas led county orchardist with X ribbons on 37 boxc entered Hess Bros Orchards Waynesboro was next with 2 awards S A Heiscy Sons Greencastle placed thir among county exhibitors wil nine ribbons six first places The county growers also si cured the Grabricl Hcistt award for best showing by mem bers of a county Iiorlicultur society HEART CHAIRMAN Louis C Gordon Cham bcrsbnrg president of the Franklin County Heart Associ ation announced Thursday Uiat E William Dietil has been ap pointed campaign chairman for Ihc 1961 Heart Fund drive which will begin in February Dichl Chambersburg tax col lector is a lifelong resident of the county He is a Wottd War I veteran He is president o a loan associalion and active in fraternal and veterans organ izations ose millions each year in po lenlial highway tax dollars Rodman said a probe is neces sary to lay the groundwork for later State legislation Maryland is not among states laving their own antitrust or anti monopoly legislation Hodman aid and such laws are necessary o supplement federal laws on the rabject Heading the opposition to the irobe was Charles A Newland ol Baltimore division manager for he Esso Standard Division ot Oil and Refining com pany Big Laotian Fight Looms VIENTIANE Laos Wl Lao lan pilots raided rebel lines Thursday for the second day in a row flying four hastily armed ob solete training planes supplied by he United States The bigges jallle of Laos sixyearold civi war was believed shaping up While British and French diplo mats in Vientiane expressed fear of Communist retaliation a top US official strikes as defended defense against a big proCommunist reb el buildup lo Ihe north When the batlle will come no one here knows But Western mil lary experts said quick action is necessary to offset continuing So viet air drops to rebels in north central Laos The targels of the propeller Iriven planes delivered by the United States only Tuesday were secret And a tight security screen was thrown around the capitals field from which they flew The planes were making repeat ed strikes Each was armed with two machine guns and with racks for two 100pound bombs and two rockets It was believed one target nl most certainly was the Plaine des Jarres Western military experts estimate leftist Capl Kong Le and his pro Communist Palhe Lao guerrilla allies are massing about 6000 men on the plain Sentences Not Acted On Yet The Pennsylvania Slate Boan of Parole notified Franklin County District Attorney Jay Benedit Jr Thursday that thc application of two convictcc slayers for commutation from life sentences are being hcli under advisement The applications of Russel Glenn Sleighter and Elmer LCI Daywalt are those being held Sleighter is serving a lid sentence for slaying a sixyea old girl at his Williamson Pa area home Daywalt is Bervini a life sentence for robbery slaying of an aged recluse o Montgomery Township WOMEN MEET JAN 19 A change in the meeting place for Ihc annual covered dish supper of the United Lutheran Church Women of Mercersburg has been announced The sup per will be held Thursday even ing Jan 19 at oclock at the home of Mrs Jcre S Kecfer South Park Avenue Following the buffet supper Secret sisters will be revealed The meeting was originally scheduled for the home of Mrs William Erlckson OTO MEDIC Your Cars Pep Tonic TOPS YOUR CAR FROM BURNING OIL AUtO ACClSSOfty SEVEN NORTH HIGH ALL STATE CHORUS members are shown above The seven students will sing with the all state chorus when it sings at the Eastern Music Educators Associa tion Convention in Washington this weekend The chorus will be directed by Miss Margaret Hillis conductor of the American Concert Choir Not shown in the photo is Miss Darlene Younkins who accompanied the group during practice sessions at North High Left to right the students are Danna Spence Lee Craw ford Peggi Miller Don Jairctt Nixon Tom and Julie Sanlmycr The local students are directed by music instructor William Makell Installment Sale Charge Limit Urged ANNAPOLIS effort o put limits on charges that may ie collected on installment sales md retail credit accounts was re lewed Thursday by Sen William i James DHarford While the Stale fixes maximum nterest rates on loans there are none on retail installment pay ments A special Legislative Council Committee has been studying the ubjcct for two years and had been expected to make some rec ommendations to the Maryland Legislature at its current session HoweverSen Joseph A Ber orelli DBalto 1st the chairman is ill in a Baltimore hospital The James proposals mean while could stir up legislative ac ion On a straight installment sale agreement James proposed the maximum finance charge on bal ances up to be no more than HO on each for a year The charge would be per m balances over On retail credit accounts under which the purchaser may continue o buy month by month James would limit the service charge to 4 per cent a month on balances up to 1000 The fee would be 1 per cent on balances over er cent on balances over Sen Louis N Phipps DAnne Arundel attacked another fami iar legislative subject He put in one bill aimed at cut ting off mothers of illegitimate children from welfare benefits am another that would force physical y fit welfare recipients to work or the relief NYC Passing Up Dividend This Year NEW YORK AP The New fork Central Railroad reported Thursday that 1960 operations yielded a profit but announced no dividend will be paid for the firsl quarter of 1961 For the first ll months the rail the air road had a net loss of measure December results were goot enough to boost results for the en ire year into the black despite devastating winter weather the company said However the statement said di rectors decided to pass any pay nent to shareholders for the cur ent period in view of business uncertainties and dividends total ng 75 cents that were paid lasl Principal And Doctor Running For City Posts Continued from Page 1 Democrat candidates for coun cilman in the Republican stronghold of Ward Five filed certificates of candidacy They are Mrs Norman J Bentz 1200 3ak Hill Avenue and Albert A Caldwell 113 The Terrace scout bomber was downed north of the USSR last year 6 Relations with is a matter of large importance to try to persuade friendly nations especially those in Europe lo shoulder a bigger share of the load of military and economic aic to free world countries in need of such help Starlings Victors In First Battle Continued jrom Page 1 There was some discussion tha pedestrians and drivers might be startled by the explosions o the blank shells However most passed on their way with only a casual glance at the police of ficcr who for aJl the worlt might have been engaged in lifeordeath gun battle with holedup mobster Perhaps theyve all watched too much television Lying About Crops Brings 4K Censure Continued from Page 1 ad weather the Ukraine had pro duced 18375 million centners of corn A center is about 110 pounds I am sure comrade Pod orny Khrushchev declared that the figures you give are only half the harvest and the other half was stolen in the field You are right Nikita Sergei ich replied Fodgorny who limself is a member of the partys ranking body the Presi dium Then why do you try to con ceal it Khrushchev demanded Podgorny said local leaders were not doing their job He also claimed there was a lack oi equipment and fertilizers Kennedys New State Chief Airs Opinions Continued from Page I would be fruitful 4 Kennedy administration is giving intensive study to the question of disarma ment negotiations and hopes to be able to move on this matter promptly 5 Imprisoned will do our best to win freedom forr two U S Air Force officers held no primary fight Donald E Hu by the Soviet Union since their bep is unopposed in Ward Three Amos M Alger has no opposi Wird Four Republican Amos M Alger Democrat Ralph U Funk icuser and Edward T Snyder Wird Flvt Republican Norman H Ayen and Jacob W Vorous Democrat Mrs Norman J Bcnti Albert A Caldwell and Poltorff ire too small for the task or lying and they need tremen dous energy for that purpose It s said they get their boost from Jyruvic acid which is formed in the body cells of Insects when consumed sugars are broken down ALBERT CALDWELL It is believed Mrs Bentz is the first woman ever to seek public office in Hagerstown Besides mayoralty candidate Walter Daniels there are two other Republicans who will have tion in Ward Four Here is the full lineup of can didates as of the midnight dead line For Mayor Republican Walter M Daniels Democrat Winslow F Bur hans and Leonard Humelsine Ward Republican Leonard Cuilin and H Andrew Hamilton Democrat William H Baker Robert H Kelsh Joseph W Kit tell John Ocker and John S Valentine Ward Two Republican James Cram backer L Packer Jr Bruce M Rudisill and Harolc Wills Democrat Francis Cordell John M Lacy Harry R Poole and Hubert I Shifler Jr Ward Republican Donald E Huber Democrat L M Bentze James C 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