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VA| ID PAD Ho " to Gct ,he
I UU I\ L Al\ MOST om of it
Noie: Every motorist needs to know how to get the most
out of his car —for his own and for his country’s sake. Follow
ing is the first of a series of articles on car conservation. They
are based on material just published in a book, Automobile-
User’s Guide, which was prepared by the Customer Research
staff of General Motors in cooperation with General Motors
engineers. Proving Ground experts, research technicians and
service specialists.
To make your car serve for
the duration, you must be both
a careful driver and a careful \y a u-A j
owner. You must (1) operate 7 / "'nh
your car sensibly and (2) sec It ,M 0 j 1 Ov\
that it is kept in top-notch \ I ( i)
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A careful driver, irom the v
point of view of your car. is not iust a good driver Many thing.-
that a good driver can do under normal, peacetime conditions,
a careful driver would be foolish to do today. A careful driver
would not drive fast today even on the best and safest road
in the country unless saving a few minutes time were ot para
mount importance.
Similarly, the rules of car maintenance have changed. Points
that were of minor importance before Pearl Harbor now must
be given first consideration. Under-inflation has always been
bad for tires, yes. But some were willing to pay in decreased
tire mileage for a more cushioned ride. Today that price has
become prohibitive.
It will be worth your while to review your motoring habits
and decide how they must be changed to meet changed con
ditions. The next two articles in this series will discuss how
to operate your car to squeeze every ounce of mileage out of it.
Tires, lubrication, motor, brakes, instruments and car appear
ance will be dealt with in subsequent installments.
Alphonse Moyse, associate of Ely
Culbertson, and managing editor of
the publication, “The Bridge World,”
will lecture on the Culbertson Sys
tem in the Ulman Theatre, Salisbury,
on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, |
April 15th, 16th, and 17th.
The proceeds of these three lectures j
will go to the new Service Men’s Cen- j
tre. '
Alphonse Moyse is an ardent stu
dent of the game, and is one of the
best known contract bridge players.
He has been associated with Ely Cul
bertson as a technical consultant
since 1933, with a short break during
which he lectured on bridge on a ■
Mediterranean cruise of the S. S.
Aquitania. He now assists Mr. Cul- i
bertson in the preparation and editing i
of all his bridge books and syndica
ted newspaper articles, besides being
editor of The Bridge World Maga- 1
His lecture in Salisbury is being '
sponsored by Benjamins, and tickets 1
are for sale in Benjamins third floor
at 10 cents. The proceeds of this lec
ture series, as mentioned above, will
go to the new Service Men’s Recrea
tion Centre now being used by many 1
of the Shore’s soldiers.
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Snow Hill News
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Baldwin and
son, Melvin, Jr., of Wilmington, and
Mrs. John King of Laurel, Md., were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry C.
Bradford, Sr., on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Parsons and
daughter, Diane of Philadelphia, spent
the week end with Mr. and Mrs. D.
Hargis Bradford.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Outten and
son, Wilson, Jr., of Pittsburgh, Pa.,
spent the holidays with Mrs. Daniel
H. Bradford and Miss Berta Bradford.
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Seriff of Ocean
City spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence P. Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Marshall of
Baltimore spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Marshall.
Miss Rebecca Bennett spent the
week end in Salisbury and Cambridge.
Miss Ethel Northam of Baltimore,
' spent the week end with Miss Margie
Miss Jean McMannis spent the
week end with relatives in Columbia,
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Godfrey, and I
daughter. Patsy, of Newark. Mr. and
Mrs. Franklin Perdue and Miss Lola
Godfrey. R. N.. of Salisbury* Mrs.
Lester Shockley and sons, Samuel
and Lester D. of Indiantown were
guests of Mrs. Cora Godfrey, on Sun
Mr. and Mrs. William Laws spent 1
the week end with relatives in Bal
Private Richard Atkinson has re
turned to Fort Meade, after spending
a week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Atkinson.
Miss Emily Shockley of Richmond,
Va., spent the week end with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. William Shockley.
Miss Lula Phipps of Chincoteague,
| was the guest of Miss Hattie Wil
liams on Saturday.
Mr. Lingo Hudson of University of
Maryland, College Park, Md., spent;
the week end with his parents, Mr. '
and Mrs. Charles Hudson.
Miss Phoebe Nock and Dr. George
Palmer of Baltimore and Lieut. James
Ritz of Fort Custis, Va., spent the
week end with Mrs. Jester Nock.
Mr. and Mrs. Julian La Compte of
Baltimore spent this week with rela
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Moore of
Pasadena, Md., spent the week end
with Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Dryden.
Mrs. Myra Shockley and Misses
Grace and Elma Shockley of Oaklyn,
N. J., spent the week end with rela-
I tives.
Mrs. Sadie Collins of Powellsville
I spent the week end with her sister, ■
I Mrs. Daniel H. Bradford.
Mrs. William F. Johnson visited
Dr. and Mrs. George O. Eaton in Bal- !
timore, this week.
Mr. Frank Littleton of Charlotte
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Hall Academy spent the holidays
with his father, Mr. Floyd Littleton
and Mrs. Littleton.
Capt. Lemuel Stevans of Philadel
phia spent the week end with his fam
Mr. and Mrs. Noah Gibbons of.
Princess Anne visited Mr. and Mrs.
William O. Dickerson, last week.
Mr. Richard Waters of Baltimore,;
spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. |
Charles W. Corddry.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brannan of j
Baltimore, spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. B. Herman Adkins.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Bulis and
daughter, Vicke of New York spent
the week end with Mrs. Charles Tilgh
Mrs. Harry F. Covington and Miss
Louise A. Covington have returned
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D, ENOUGH is more than many
people normally get. Make sure that
you and your family get a normal
supply of these necessary vitamins
by taking
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A and D Tablet is equivalent in Vita
min A and D potency to one and one
half teaspoonfuls of Cod Livet Oil
meeting minimum United States
Pharmacopeial Standards.
Convenient You take only one i
tablet a day. High in Vitamin Con- \
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of Vitamin A and 500 Units of Vita
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teed by the makers of Alka-Seltzer.
after spending the winter in Balti- I
more. I <
Mr. and Mrs. Richmond Picken i
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. 1.. J. |
Gladding, at Mears, Ya. I
Mr. Arthur C. Humphreys, Sr., ;
spent the holidays with Mr. and Mrs.
Americas Dunton at Whitestone, Ya.
Miss Sarah Moore Havward spent
the week end in Baltimore.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Price of Haiti- j
more spent the week end with Mrs.
J. Samuel Price.
Mrs. Douglas Childs spent the ;
week end with relatives at Pikesville.
Mr. and Mrs. George Ashton of
Philadelphia spent the week end with ‘
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Mason.
Miss Cordelia Price of Western
Maryland College, Westminster, spent
the week end with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Walter W. Price.
Mrs. William Luettingor of Marion !
visited Mr. and Mrs. Paul Searboro. '
Jr., last week.
Mr. Richard Leonard of Johns Hop
kins University, Baltimore spent the <
holidays with, his mother. Mrs. O. K.
Leonard. '
Mr. Jay Eckersley has returned to ;
Philadelphia after visiting his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Eckersley.
Mrs. Ehvyn Cooper and son, have ]
returned home from Berlin. <
A quiet and very pretty wedding
took place at twelve o’clock on Fri- j
day when Miss Ann E. Jones, of 1
Frederick, Md., daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Jones of Snow Hill be- i
came the bride of Mr. Howard Waller,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Waller,
of Salisbury. The wedding was at the
home of the bride’s aunt, Mrs. T. Ed
ward Brimer and Mr. Brimer in Snow
Hill. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. John Oldman, the ring cere- i
mony being used. The bride was giv
en in marriage by her father. She
wore a suit of dusty rose silk with
brown accessories and wore a corsage
of orchids. Mrs. William McClelland ;
of Salisbury, was matron of honor; 1
she wore an aqua blue dress with ;
brown accessories. Mr. Charles i
Jones, Jr., of Baltimore, brother of
the bride was best man. After the
ceremony a wedding breakfast was
served, only the immediate family be
ing present, after which Mr. and Mrs.
Waller left on a brief wedding trip.
Mrs. Waller is a graduate of Salis-;
bury High School and State Teachers
College, Salisbury, and is now teach
ing in Frederick county. Mr. Waller
is secretary and treasurer of I. J.
j Walls Company, Salisbury.
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Moore,
Jr., and son, William 111, of Cam
bridge spent the holidays with Mr.
and Mrs. William S. Evans.
Mr. and Mrs. William O. Dicskerson
and Mrs. Sarah E. Parsons spent the
week end with Mr. and Mrs. Edward
McPherson, in Ridgely, Md.
Mr. Harry Nock of Dover, spent
the week end with relatives.
Marion News
Prof, and Mrs. Dorsey Donoho and
daughter, Patsy, spent the Easter
holidays in Seaford.
I Mrs. Ella Stevenson and Miss Mary
Stevenson have returned home from
Painter, Va., where they spent the
winter months. For Easter they went
to Baltimore to be with Mrs. Steven
sons’ sons and daughter and their
Miss Bemise Conner of New York
enjoyed her Easter vacation with her
sister, Miss Sallie Conner, near here.
Mr. William Miles of Dubois, Pa.,
has returned after visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Hall N. Miles.
Dr. and Mrs. George Coulbourne j
had as their house guest recently Mrs.
Coulbourne’s sister, Mrs. Wallace
Kilby, of Suffolk, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Ward, who :
have been living on the H. B. Cullen
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farm, recently bought by Mr. Guy
Chelton. have moved back to the Ward
home place.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Lewis have
been visiting relatives and friends in
Edwardsville, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Miles had th.
pleasure of having two of their grand
children with them for Easter. Master
William Earle Miles. Jr., and Muriel
Elaine Miles, of Epper Darby, Pa.
Mrs. Norman Whittington, Mrs.
Eari Parsons and Mrs. it. B. Whitting
ton were guests of Mrs. Glen Cowles
at her home in Salisbury on Thurs
day, for luncheon and bridge.
Miss Joyce Adams of Baltimore
was the guest of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Adams, for Easter.
Miss Elizabeth Eandow of Berlin,
Md.. spent her Easter vacation at the
homo of her father. Mr. E. L. I.un
do w.
Mr. Vance Miles. ,lr.. ot Baltimore
has returned after visiting his par
Miss Pauline Maddox spent the
week end with her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Maddox.
Miss Marion Virginia Maddox has
returned to Western Maryland Col
lege after spending a short Easter va
cation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Vernon Maddox.
Mrs. Ira Hall was given a surprise
birthday party by Mrs. Raymond
Knight on Tuesday afternoon at her
home, “Greenwood” near here, among
those present were: Mrs. Grover S.
somers, Mrs. R. Brice Whittington,
Mrs. A. Roy Woodland, Mrs. George
A. Green. Mrs. Earl Parsons, Mrs.
Parker Tull. Mrs. Norman Whitting
ton. Mrs. Austin Whittington. Mrs.
Guy Chelton. Mrs. Jennie Woodland.
Mrs. Hall X. Miles. Mrs. Edward
Long. Mrs. J. Bow land.
Hall, Mrs. Earl Parsons.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holland had
as their house guests the past week
their daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Ogburn
and granddaughter, Ann Ogburn, of
Oakland, Md.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Watts are in
"Why not - - since I repainted
the walls, it's the best
looking room in the house!"
Maybe you wouldn’t go so far as to set up the
bridge game in the bathroom—but what
woman isn’t proud to show her guests a bath
room that is gleamingly clean and bright!
And who wants to be ashamed of her kitchen
—when it’s so inexpensive to make it spic
and span!
or semi-gloss WALL PAINTS
are just what you need to do a perfect job in your
lathroom and kitchen—and at a mighty modest
price. For instance, all the paint you need for an
average 10 x 6 bathroom or 9 x 12 kitchen costs
around $4. Paint for both rooms, only about
$7.50. Either glossy or semi-glossy finish with a
choice of white and many lovely tints. And—get
this—they’re washable! Wiping with a damp
cloth keeps your walls in perfect condition.
FREE: A clever little booklet , “Char
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Rirren. Come in for your copy.
Roger W. Lankford
Pocomoke City Maryland
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Washington where Mr. Watts has un
dergone a major operation in one of
the hospitals.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Brice Whittington
entertained last week Dr. Charles
Tippitts. Head Master of Mercersburg
Academy. Mercersburg, Pa.
Mrs. Wm. J. Hall, Sr., of Balti
more was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Vance Miles for Easter.
In the most disastrous fire Stevens
ville has had in many years, the Ste
vensville Opera House was complete
ly destroyed, last Saturday afternoon.
The fire was discovered shortly af
ter 12 o'clock noon. Fire companies
from Queenstown and Centreville bat
tled the blaze, and succeeded in con
fining it to the theatre.
The buiiding which formerly was
the Methodist Church, was purchased
and remodeled some years ago by
Senator Kirwan. but for some time
had been the property of Lemuel Kir
wan, who also owned the movie e
quipment. which was also destroyed
by the fire, too.
The theatre had been operated for
several years as the Stevensville Op
era House, the completely equipped
building being rented from Mr. Kir
wan by F. P. Klein, who also oper
ates the Churchill Theatre. Accord
ing to Mr. Klein, there was also in
the building at the time of the fire
some $2,500 worth of equipment which
was his property. Everything but
this latter equipment is said to have
been covered by insurance.
A tentative program for the ter
centenary celebration for the Eastern
Shore of Maryland, scheduled for
August 1, was announced yesterday
by Dr. Esther M. Dele, general chair,
man .
Dr. Dole said abandonment of plans
was considered at the outbreak of
the war, but further investigation led
the committee to minimize the pro
gram and continue with the event.
Gov. Herbert O’Conor has indorsed
the celebration and offered his co
The program calls for addresses by
Governor O’Conor and the British
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You make it easier for yourself if you take trips, whenever
possible, on mid-week days when travel is lighter—and you
main* it easier for soldiers, sailors, and war workers to travel
on week-ends, often the only time they can go.
Each passenger can travel many miles farther by Greyhound
than by private car—per pound of rubber, per gallon of gaso
line. Then too there’s the saving of wear and tear on your
car and its valuable tires.
You can ease crowding at terminals if you get information
about routes, fares and schedules——and get your tickets, too
—well before you leave. On trips usually taken in mid
summer —arrange to go early or late, thus dodging the July-
August rush period.
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/XHi WMIHIOW / York ..3.95 7.15 Norfolk ..1.95 3.55
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Friday, April 10, 1942
Ambassador or some member of the
British legation and greetings from
representatives of the nine Shore
counties. An historical exhibit and a
Colonial costume ball in the Armory
at Chestortown are also tentatively
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