Record Observer - - Opinion -

Al­bert Stant, the cashier of the Queen­stown Bank of Mary­land, has taken over the reins of the Gra­sonville Memo­rial Post Post No. 7464, Veter­ans of For­eign Wars, the only VFW Post in Queen Anne’s County.

Stant suc­ceeded W.E. “Buddy” Cle­venger of Gra­sonville, at the an­nual in­stal­la­tion din­ner in the VFW Post Home with 135 mem­bers and friends in at­ten­dance.

At the same time, Mrs. Mar­garet Hor­ney was seated as the new pres­i­dent of the Ladies Aux­il­iary suc­ceed­ing Mrs. Pearl col­lier.

* * * While the two-lane Ch­e­sa­peake Bay Bridge was record­ing a 6.1 per­cent in­crease in traf­fic for the month of April as com­pared to April 1966, the Bal­ti­more Har­bor Tun­nel showed a 2.6 per­cent de­cline for the same month.

For the first four months of 1967, the bridge traf­fic has in­creased 9.4 per­cent over last year while the Har­bor Tun­nel is up 6.1 per­cent for the same pe­riod.

Al­ready more than a mil­lion ve­hi­cles have crossed the two-lane space, which recorded its first ma­jor warm weather week­end tie up last Sun­day.

* * * Only one Methodist church in Queen Anne’s County re­ceived a pas­toral change dur­ing the 28th ses­sion of the Penin­sula an­nual con­fer­ence at Alder­s­gate Methodist Church in Wilm­ing­ton last week­end.

The new min­is­ter at the Sudlersville Charge is the Rev. Ed­ward B. Blevins. He re­places the Rev. David Paul and will have three churches: Cal­vary-As­bury, St. Paul’s and Marvin Memo­rial.

* * * To re­scind or not to re­scind the or­der to com­bine all monies to be used for county ex­pen­di­tures along with school ex­penses on the tax bills still seems to be an un­re­solved ques­tion in the County Com­mis­sion­ers of­fice.

On Tues­day, the com­mis­sion­ers ac­knowl­edged the re­ceipt of a copy of a let­ter by the Board of Ed­u­ca­tion’s at­tor­ney Vachel A. Downes Jr. to Su­per­in­ten­dent Dr. H.C. Rhodes on the sub­ject of lumped to­gether higher taxes.

The com­mis­sion­ers ad­mit­tedly

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