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Friday, September 25, 1942
OUR
NEIGHBORS
Delores Julanio of 1-F North
way married Fred Frazier, U. S.
M. C., Wednesday evening, Sep
tember 23, at Bethesda. Mr. and
Mrs. Frazier will make their home
in Washington.
Announcement is made of the
engagement of Joan K'atherin Aya
to Paul Martin Dunbar, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Dunbar of 13-D
Ridge Road. Miss Aya is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al
phonse W. Aya of Medford, Oreg.
She is a graduate of Medford High
School and has attended Oregon
State College where she is affili
ated with Kappa Kappa Gamma
sorority.
The date of the wedding is un
certain as Sergt. Dunbar, who is
stationed at the Medford municipal
airport with the Army Air Force,
expects to leave soon for the Signal
Corps Officers’ Training School at
Fort Monmouth, N. J.
* * *
Thomas F. McNamara, Jr., U. S.
N. R., is now stationed in Mel
bourne, Fla.—Leonard Sussholz,
rental agent at the local adrnini
tration office, left today to begin
training for the U. S. Army Air
Corps in Nashville, Tenn.
Upon his return to camp, after
a furlough in Greenbelt, Pvt. Roy
Bell, Jr., was made a corporal. On
Monday of this week he was picked
to be one of a very small number
of men out of the entire division
to become a corporal in the Com
mandos. This is perhaps the most
dangerous branch of the entire -
Army setup and the fact that
Greenbelt’s champ horseshoe pit
cher was picked speaks exceeding
ly well of him. Roy’s uncanny
knowledge of woods and terain
and the fact that he was chief
scout for his company for several
months were no doubt deciding
factors in his being chosen. His
many friends in Greenbelt wish
him none but the best of luck and
hope that he will do the same as
he did in his many horseshoe and
bowling tournaments, that is, be
on top.
* * *
Carl Day, 3-D Crescent Road,
returned Tuesday from a six-week
business trip in Kansas City. Kans.
While, in Kansas City, Mr. Day at
annual. 4mor.ip.nn Le—
gion convention.
* * *
A tea was .held at the home of
Mrs. Martin Vogel, Washington,
for the members of the Greenbelt
branch of the Home Hosnitality
Commission. The Greenbelt mem
bers of this group present were
Mrs. Thomas F. McNamara, Mrs.
Joe Long, Mrs. Bernard Trattler,
Mrs. Abe Chasanow and Mrs. Ber
nard Feig. The rest of the local
members were unable to attend.
This committee is sponsored for
the benefit of our men in uniform
and plans are being made to find
homes in Greenbelt which will oc
casionally welcome nearby soldiers
for dinner or to spend a day in
Greenbelt. There will be more
news about this committee later.
♦ ♦ ♦
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Winston
Behrens, 2-A Parkway Road, an
nounce the birth of their son,
Stephen Winn, on July 7, in
Evansville. Ind.
A baby girl, Barbara Deborah,
was born on August 27, at Gar
field Memorial Hospital, to Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph George Bloom, 22-B
Crescent Road.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Trum
ber, 30-E Crescent Road, an
nounce the birth of a baby boy.
The happy event cams September
14 at Eugene Leland Memorial
Hospital, Riverdale.
The baby weighed 6 pounds, 8
ounces, and was named Gayland
Lee.
Your Paper
Your Cooperator should be
delivered to your door regular
ly every Friday evening be
tween 6:30 and 8 o’clock. We
have dependable carrier*, but
should you fail to receive your
paper please call 4346.
News may be given to Mr.
Cooper, phone 4346, or to the
Cooperator office, phone 3131
Monday, Tuesday and Wednes
day evenings.
Advertisements may be given
to Mr. Stewart, phone 2491, to
Mr. Cooper, or to the Cooper
ator office.
Persons who would like to
work on the staff should see
Mr. Cooper at the Cooperator
office, room 202, over the drag
store, Monday, Tuesday or
Wednesday evening.
Noted Leader Guest
Of Womens Club
First Fall Meeting
Miss Earline White, past presi
dent of the International Business
and Professional Women’s Club,
will be the speaklr at the first fall
meeting of the Greenbelt Womene’s
Club, October 1 at 2 p.m., in the
home of Mrs. S. Hartford Downs,
2-T Gardenway. Her subject will
be “Current Topics.”
Mrs. C. Paul Barnhart and Mrs.
S. Leonard Houlton will be assist
ant hostesses of the meeting.
Also featured on the program
will be a reception for new mem
bers of the club and a concert by
the Greenbelt Band, to be held on
the lawn if the weather permits.
Sugar Deadline Set
For Canning Ration
Mr. L. H. Burch, chairman of
the Prince Georges County War
Price and Rationing Board, stated
today that October 15 would be
the closing date for accepting ap
plications for the 1942 canning
season.
All applications for canning to
be done after that date will have
to be filed at either the County
Court House at Marlboro or at the
County Service Building at Hyatts
ville on or before October 15.
Evening Schedule
(Continued from Page 1)
diagnostic X-ray and held a year’s
residency in thoracic conditions
at King’s County Hospital, New
York.
Mr. East states that the appoint
ment of Dr. Morris in no way af
fects the contract status of Dr.
S. R. Berenberg, whose arrival in
Greenbelt is anticipated shortly.
Sibley Privileges Given
Dr. William Eisner has been no
tified that he has been accepted
as a member of the clinical staff
of Sibley Memorial Hospital in
Washington. This should interest
Health Association members who
have hospitalization insurance,
since Sibley is a member hospital,
Association officials said.
At a recent board meeting, Dr.
Eisner was voted a salary raise of
SIOO per month for the months of
June, July, August and September,
~ tKls’Being the period during which
he has carried the entire meclical
load of the Association. Mrs.
Bernice Nielson, nurse, was also
given an increase in salary, be
ginning September 1.
The board has accepted with
regret the resignation of its trea
surer, Curtiss Barker. Mr. Bar
ker has been called for active duty
with the Naval Reserve Corps, and
is now attending special courses
at the Naval Reserve School in
Connecticut. Carl Hentz was ap
pointed by the board to fill the
vacancy until the quarterly mett
ing in October. At that time, the
membership will elect a board
meber to fill this position until the
regular election of officers in Ja
nuary. Mr. Hentz is at present
serving as a director of Greenbelt
Consumer Services.
Red Cross Unit at Work
The Red Cross Surgical Dress
ing Unit under the direction of
Mrs. J. D. Hamlett is working in
the second floor rooms of 7-A
Southway. Any women interested
in helping with this work is asked
to contact Mrs. Hamlet at 48-G
Ridge Road or call her at Green
belt 5556.
One Year Ago
(From the Cooperator of
September 26, 1941)
The District government granted
a charter of incorporation to the
“Cooperator,” the first px-oducers’
cooperative newspaper in the
United States. —The largest fire in
Greenbelt’s history, in a 20-foot
deep ravine filled with rubbish,
was extinguished by the Green
belt, Berwyn Heights, Branchville
and College Park fire departments.
—The Town Council exonerated
Dr. Silagy of any blame in the
poliomyelitis situation. Mrs.
Dwaine Walther was elected presi
dent of the Greenbelt Nursery
School. Josephine Maguire re
signed as hospital auxiliary presi
dent; Betsy Woodman elected as
new head. Curtiss F. Barker,
Frank J. Lastner, Thomas B.
Ricker and George F. Bauer were
elected as Town Councilmen in ad
dition to Allen D. Morrison. —The
Literary Club, fostered by Mrs.
Reba Harris, replaced the former
Book Club. Greenbelt’s police
horses were sold.
GREENBELT COOPERATOR
Ann Martone Is ■
Victorious Over
Lncy Sherertz
Mrs. Ann Martone successfully
defended her singles title by turn
ing back a most worthy challenger,
Mrs. Lucy Sherertz, in three stirr
ing sets by scores of 0-6, 6-4 and
6-1.
In matches leading up to the
finals Ann Martone beat Margaret
Plackett and Lois Bowman. In the
challenge bracket Lucy Sherertz
defeated Jean Burton and Marion
Moore.
Mrs. Sherertz played inspired
tennis all the way through the
first set with the champion and
held the whip hand. Her game
was steady and quite forceful at
times, while Mrs. Martone seemed
at a loss and never got in good
stride.
At the start of the second set
Ann got on the beam and took a
three game lead. Lucy recovered
and quickly evened the count. The
next two games followed service
and the ladies were tied at 4 all.
On her fifth serving chance
Ann came through with a love
game and then held on Lucy’s
serve to win 6-4.
The deciding set was dismal for
the challenger. Mrs. Sherertz
made a great try to rally in the
early games of the last set but
Mrs. Martone was playing too
fine to be overtaken. Ann forced
the play and scored many place
ments in closing out by 6 to 1.
Jean Burton and Paul Hennes
sey defeated Margaret and Art
Plackett, 8 to 6 and 6 to 4 and
attained the final round in the
mixed doubles against Lucy and
Wallace Sherertz.
The Placketts were very much
in the struggle but were nipped
at the finish of both their sets
with the Burton-Hennessey com
bine.
The Volunteer
By INM.
(An old Greenbelt resident who
has just enlisted in the Volun
teer Officers’ Training School.)
I am but one of men to come,
And those already gone,
To face the odds and chance of
gods,
And freely be their pawn.
At my behest I face the test
Of ideological war;
I’ll have no rest ’til we are best,
And Fascism is no more.
This frame of mind is not all
blind,
But rises from conviction;
I have a wife to check my strife,
But this were dereliction.
The sentient soul will have its toll
At thought of bloody battle;
Civilians die, you hear their cry:
“They slaughter us like cattle!”
The full impact of forceful fact
Not yet impressed upon, us;
That war is Hell and sounds the
knell
Of apathetic chorus.
Aggression’s yoke is not a joke,
As fallen countries know;
It’s up to us, not just to fuss,
But land that knockout blow.
So let’s get smart and do our part
To vanquish freedom’s foe;
Let’s all put out and save the
shout,
Results will surely show.
Whatever line they may assign,
Be it firing or production,
Give all you’ve got, it means a lot.
We’ll win with this construction.
Shamrocks at Shady Oak
Sunday; Play Md. Aces
The Shamrocks will take their
last “road trip” this Sunday when
they journey over to Shady Oak
to tackle the Maryland Aces. It
is next to the last game on the
League schedule.
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BY BILL MOORE
Bill Blanchard, the Recreation
Department tennis tourney cham
pion, was also the Reps’ ace soft
ball swatter. The nimble-footed
husky whacked out a fancy .456
for the season. A very warm set
of figures.
The Greenbelt Packers, junior
football squad, have had several
scrimmages to date and look pretty
good. Last week’s heat and high
humidity was tough on the little
pig-skinners, what with all the
heavy armor they wore.
The Shamrocks were jolted out
cf any chance they had to finish
in the runner-up slot in the county
standings when they handed Blair
Hamel’s boys a 10-inning gift last
Sunday.
Looking ahead to the two re
maining games there is a chance
to finish in third place. Both these
games will have to be won. Joe
Ciomei will be present, and in the
outfield with him will be Archie
Via. Curt Barker’s departure
made room to sign the slugging
Via, who played in the Industrial
League in Washington.
. The more we see of this fellow
'Flynn the more we realize that
Riverdale has the best pitcher in
the league. The genial Doctor al
ways has that “something extra”
to dish up when he gets behind
too far.
A couple audacious Shamrocks
dared challenge Catcher “Knocky”
Thomas’ throwing arm and
brought nothing but chagrin upon
themselves.
Julie Andrus used his head to
finally break into the hit column.
The fleet little sailor dumped a
slow roller down the first base line
and was hit on the back of his
head with the ball Flynn attempt
ed to fling for the out. Using the
old bean!
Jim Breed’s control was hot and
cold all afternoon. The big Lone
Star starter had the entire River
dale team ducking, and cussing
Farmer even made as if to clout
Jim one on the “beezer.”
Gerry Geyer continues to draw
“Ohs” and “Ahs” from the fans
with his delightful fielding be
havior. He also nicked Dr. Flynn
for a single, double and triple and
drove in our side’s only tally.
Riverdale had three stolen bases
early in the game, but after Joey
Todd nailed the swift Thomas by
a good 10 feet on his second try,
none of the Hamelmen ventured
far off the bases.
Johnny Picco hit a ball that al
most won the game for the home
folks in the ninth inning. It was
a wicked drive to center field, so
hard hit that Breed thought it
was “gone" and ambled too far
from tJiird to score after the catch.
A1 Bowman has done a splendid
job of umpiring the Shamrocks’
non-league games this summer.
Not in any game has he been called
a “homer” and he never let any
player get “out of hand.”
As Mr. Bowman has had occa
sion to say, “Strike three!" “Naff
sed.”
Shamrock Batting Averages
Name AB RH2b3b Hr Rbi AV
Therrell 7 2 4 3 0 0 4 .571
Moore 93 16 36 5 2 0 29 .398
Zerwick 35 913210 7 .371
Barker 53 15 19 1 0 0 7 .358
Goldf’n 84 11 28 3 3 0 13 .333
Ciomei 3 0 10 0 0 0 .333
Geyer 77 12 24 211 14 .325
Boggs 96 16 30 3 1 0 10 .313
Davis 97 13 30 220 16 .309
Lewis 52 916010 6 -308
Breed 6,5 10 18 300 12 .292
Picco 33 3 80 0 1 8 .242
Andrus 87 18 21 3 2 0 10 .241
Todd- 84 52000 011 .238
McDon. 63 13 12 2 0 0 4 .190
The Aces have only dropped one
tilt in the second half, while the
Greenies have not fared so well.
Our boys hold a 9-3 first half de
cision over the Aces.
Players and fans are to meet
in the center at 1:30 and leave to
gether.
PAGE THREE
Riverdale Nine
Nips Shamrocks
3-1 in Overtime
Last Sunday Stanleigh Inn paid
a little visit to Braden Field and
romped off with a 3 to 1, ten
inning verdict to add to their un
beaten second half string.
Jim Breed’s wildness was the
direct cause of his downfall. He
hit three batsmen and had quite
a number of “near misses.” He
gave up six bases on balls as
against five strike-outs.
Flynn Tough in Pinche
The Shamrocks, led by Jerry
Geyer, Ernie Boggs and Breed,
outhit the first half champions by
10 to 6 but tight-spot hurling by
Johnny Flynn and unmasterful
base-running squashed every
Greenbelt bid to win.
Geyer had a triple and double
for the locals and Cohill hit a
double for the winners. Both sides
had 13 men left on bases.
Greenbelt AB R H PO A E
Andrus, cf. 3 0 1 0 0 0
Therrell, cf. 0 0 0 3 0 0
Geyer, ss. 5 0 3 3 6 0
Picco, rf. 5 0 0 0 0 0
Moore, lb. 3 0 012 0 0
Davis, 2b. 5 0 0 4 3 0
Boggs, If. 5 0 3 11 0
Goldfaden, 3b. 3 0 1 0 7 3
Todd, c, 5 0 0 6 1 0
Breed, p. 4 12 0 10
TOTALS: 38 1 10 29*19 3
*Aquilino bunted third strike foul.
Stanleigh Inn AB R H PO A E
Thomas, c. 4 118 2 2
Braddock, ss. 5 0 1 2 6 0
Bailey, 3b. 4 0 1 0 2 1
Aquilinoo, cf. 5 0 11 0 0
Cohill, 2b. 4 116 0 0
Farmer, If. 3 1 0 0 0 0
Hamel, lb. 3 0 012 0 0
Grasso, rf. 4 0 1 0 0 0
Flynn, p. 4 0 0 1 6 0
TOTALS: 36 3 6 30 16 3
Riverdale 100 000 000 2—3
Greenbelt 000 00 0 100 o—l
Runs batted in—Geyer, Aquil
ino, Grasso, Flynn. Two base hits
—Geyer, Cohill. Three base hits—
Geyer Sacrifices Therrell 2.
Stolen bases —Thomas, Aquilino,
Cohill. Double plays—Goldfaden
to Davis to Moore, Geyer to Davis
to Moore. Left on bases—Green
belt 13, Riverdale 13. First base
on balls—off Flynn 5, off Breed
6, off Boggs 1. Struck out—by
Breed 5, by Flynn 7. Hits—off
Breed 6 in 9% innings, off Boggs
0 in % inning. Hit by pitched
ball—by Breed (Thomas, Cohill,
Farmer.). Catcher’s balk—Todd.
Losing pitcher—Breed. Umpire—
Steele.
Association Dance Nets
SSO for Russian Relief
About SSO was received from
the Russian Relief Benefit Dance
sponsored by the Citizens Asso
ciation last Saturday night.
James Smith, chairman of the
Association’s ways and means
committee, announces that the
next dance will be a Hallowe’en
affair. It is expected that par
ticular efforts will be made to
secure a good orchestra.
Bomb The Japs With Junk!
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