50 YEARS AGO

Record Observer - - OPINION -

Still some $6,000 short of its goal of $24,000 is the cur­rent fund drive of the Queen Anne’s County Youth Cen­ter.

With the re­turn of classes of teenagers this pro­posed cen­ter is to ben­e­fit, Dr. A.J. Blaney, pres­i­dent, said he is cer­tain that the idea which had its be­gin­ning as a dream, is soon go­ing to ma­te­ri­al­ize.

The board of di­rec­tors is be­ing as­sisted by a ju­nior board of school stu­dents and they are anx­ious to help.

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B. Hack­ett Turner, 59, a for­mer State’s At­tor­ney for Queen Anne’s County, was ap­pointed Tues­day by Gov­er­nor Spiro Agnew as a judge of the Sec­ond Ju­di­cial Cir­cuit of Mary­land.

Turner, who has been en­gaged in the prac­tice of law in Centreville since 1935, suc­ceeds Thomas J. Keat­ing Jr., who reached the manda­tory re­tire­ment age of 70 on Sept. 7. Tuner will serve un­til the gen­eral elec­tion of 1970, when to con­tinue to serve he must stand for elec­tion for a 15-year term.

The new ju­rist was born in Centreville, Nov. 19, 1908, a son of late B. Hack­ett and Alice B. Turner, and his fa­ther was clerk of the cir­cuit court for many years.

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Mrs. William E. Woot­ers, who had served as deputy in past years, was ap­pointed Reg­is­ter of Wills of Queen Anne’s County this week to fill the un­ex­pired term of Miss Dorothy E. Con­nolly.

The judges of Or­phans’ Court also an­nounced that Mrs. Robert H. Thomp­son would con­tinue as present deputy reg­is­ter.

Miss Con­nolly died Sept.

7 in Memo­rial Hos­pi­tal in Eas­ton af­ter more than 26 years in the of­fice.

Mrs. Woot­ers is the for­mer Mad­lyn R. Ewing of Eas­ton and her hus­band is ser­vice fore­man for the C&P Tele­phone Com­pany of Mary­land in the Centreville of­fice.

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The County Com­mis­sion­ers had a light sched­ule Tues­day with only one ap­point­ment, but many checks and vouch­ers to be signed due to the help needed for the Pri­mary Elec­tion last week.

Harry B. Wright Jr., who has taken over the bulk of the in­surance busi­ness of

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