50 YEARS AGO
Queen Anne’s County sent four more men to be inducted into the armed forces Monday from the Selective Service office.
Mrs. Lillian Swan, clerk, said the October draft call included all 23-yearolds. They were: John Edward Miller, Queenstown; Melvin Wilson, Barclay; Joseph Randolph Brown and James W. A. Brown, both of Grasonville.
She said nobody went for physical examinations this week.
In September, only one man was drafted from this county. He was Roger Sudler Green of Centreville.
••• All the sirens sounding in Centreville Tuesday afternoon were false alarms — there were no fires!
The Queen Anne’s County Fire Board and Goodwill Fire Chief C. E. Turner Sr. reported that telephone trunk wires that are utilized to sound the siren were shorting out and telephone workmen were finally able to repair the difficulty about 6 p.m.
••• James G. Nelson has been appointed director of Wye Institute, it was announced today by Arthur A. Houghton Jr., chairman of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Nelson succeeds the Institute’s first director, Donald J. Shank, who died in July of this year.
Mr. Nelson, who has served as assistant director of the Institute since November 1964, is a native of Crisfield and was formerly director of advertising and product development for the Carvel Hall Company there.
••• The Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court has kept a rapid pace in the last week, as 13 of the 16 persons indicted by the two recent Grand Jury sessions were arraigned and four, who entered guilty pleas, were tried.
Of the three remaining to be arraigned, two, John Marzullo and Elmer Arthur Shanks, are still at large and presumably have fled the county. Marzullo is wanted on two charges of selling alcohol without a license and two charges involving morals. Shanks was indicted on a charge of fraud involving the use of a credit card which did not belong to him.
The other man awaiting arraignment is Izone Wardell Evans, the only defendant indicted by the October Grand Jury after the March Grand Jury was recalled for three days to hear the heavy case load which had accumulated to save time when the present term of court convened. He has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Leon Sylvester Hines on Sept. 30.
••• Over 200 4-H Club members, parents, guests and friends attended the annual Queen Anne’s County 4-H Achievement Banquet Friday evening at the 4-H Park near Centreville.
Highlight of the program, as traditional, was the awarding of medals to outstanding 4-H’ers for work during the year, but a special treat this year was the introduction of two International