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The Store With A Good Reputation We have built our reputation for sell ing goods which are meeting with the approval of all, keeping pace with the reductions in prices. We are always reducing our prices at the same time maintaining the high quality standard. Our Spring and Summer line in all de partments includes all desirable mer chandise with prices way below' last year’s. POCOMOKE CITY, MARYLAND Your Concrete Work should be clone by experienced contractors. You have seen many bad concrete jobs cracked and crumbling because of a lack of knowing how to mix cement and the quality of the material. We have turned out some of the best concrete jobs ever done on the Peninsula. We guarantee our work in every particular. We have built concrete houses out of blocks and stucco. We have made perfectly dry cellars, smooth and solid concrete pavements ancl macadam roads. In fact our business is COINCRtTB WORK We do it right and we guarantee it. We want the people of Worcester County to give us their con crete work. We are located at Berlin and a card or letter will bring us to you for consultation and esti mate. Don’t hesitate t< use us. E. P. DOWNING . BfcRUIM. Successor to THE DOWNING CONCRETE CO. i MAKING THEM AMERICANS i How few of us realize the importance of making over the foreigner —of implanting American ideals, ideas and common sense in place of socialistic and maybe anarchistic theories. It means a lot to every American citizen. This work and many other interesting activities of the Department of Labor are discussed in the twelfth issue of the senes of beautifully illustrated booklets on Our Government which we have been distributing to representative citizens of this community. If by any chance you have failed to receive regularly your copies of this series that has befen so favorably commented upon, visit us today and from the limited supply on hand we will gladly complete your set. The First National Bank SNOW HILL. MARYLAND. © *“• ! We are doing Job Printing at a Reduction from he Old Prices L STATE j CAPITAL j Hfcfr smut, m it... *~ Lash And Bail And Chain Abandoned. Annapolis. Tile whipping pot and the light ol the warden to appl> lashes up to the number ol 13. along with the use o! the old hall and chain, ail of which were parts of the old rules, have been abolished at (be Maryland Penitentiary and House ol Correction by the Hua.d ol Prison Control. The new rules aud regulations, just drafted and made public by Chairman Ogle Marbury, supersede th* regula tions which, while not always applied, have been in force since they were drafted by the board of directors in The chances in regulations were determined upon folowmg the ex posure of brutality to prisoners iu the Penitentiary last fall. In drafting them the Prison Hoard abolished in their entirety tie old rules. One of the noticeable advances, de termined upon with a view to doing nothing that would tend 10 cause loss ol self-respect among the prisoners, but would rather encourag* self-re spilt is the dropping of the term “convict." which was used in tie- c>!d regulations. Straight thiough tie new rule- the prisoners are referred to a "tie- inmates," To prevent th* board being kept ;n ignorance of any mistreatment ol an inmate, tie rules compel tie institu tion physician to report to tie hoard at once and in writing any injuries to a prisoner, no matter how sustained or from what cause Stringent prohibition against guard striking, punishing, swearing a - or in any way mi-treaCng a prisoner is another provision of tie new rule following the- investigation of affairs at ’h- Penitentiary last fall several guards were di-mis-, d for brutality to prisoners. Harding's Roads Stand Commended Supporters of the policy of the Maryland Hoad Commission and th* State Motor Vehicle Commissioner in opposing unlimited motor licensing reciprocity between the District o! Columbia and this State are finding comfort in the recently announced intention of President Harding to withhold federal highway aid irom .-ta'es which have no comprehensive system of road maintenance. The reciprocity light has been waxing more intense each year since Mary land nrst launched a State highway building program. President Harding's idea for distribution of future federal road fund-, as outlined in Washing loti di- patches, is und-1 stood to b< •lia: f. deral aid lunds will go only to .-'ate- hav.ng sonic maintenance pro wsion whereby the users of the high wav- through th-.r vehtcl. licenses, maintain tic road- This is the basic princ.pl. of the Maryland maintenance system. Decide On Hospital For Mad Criminals Maryland .- to start at once the construction o: u separate hospital lor cart ol ai-ane persons of criminal tend-m o-, this to to done at a cost well within th.* original appiopria tion lor the purpo.-o and for much less than was asked by •be state Lunacy < ommi-.-ion at a meeting with ■he Board ol Public Works a few weeks ago. Redrafted plans and specification-, to take the place of tho.e rejected by the Board of Pul lie Works at the previous conference were approved at a join' meeting ol 'he two bodies in the office of Governor lfitehie Tio- new Man- call for a single and complete unit, which will comfortably and -afely house 17 patients in add: tion to the- admini-trative officers, physicians and nurses. It will be erected on the Soring Grov< Hospital tract Governor Files Complaint. Governor fli'chi* l.a- complained t the Public Service Commission of "he service over the old Short Line since the con-olidation with the W I! & A Following the con-olida'ion of the .wo electric lines r.-cently, the Gov ernor and tariou- members of his office caff suffered -erious delay- in reaching their offices The Governor -tood ' for • few days looking for an improvement aPer the rough edges of consolidation were -muotbed off Then rame the Bowie race meet, which put all sort- of crimps in the schedules of the \V 1! a.- A So the Governor iei serially made an informal and verbal complaint to Chairman Maloy. of the Public Service Commis-ion Mr. Maloy pas-erf the complain' along to the \\ B. & A In th* meanwhile the Gov ernor is rid ng in his automobile Hatchery Fish Distributed. The State Conservation Commission began th* -pring distribution of fish ha'ched under the State supervision Nine hundred thousand brook aud rain s bow trout which were hatched at l.iwis'on Hatchery m Frederick <oun r ty w* r- sen' to Washington and Gar ► :ett countii These fish measured about an inch and a half in length and will require about three y.-aj. to u.a 'ure to marketable size Gam it Hart ford Baltimore and Frederick counties wiil also receive for di-tribution in j * tie -mams oi tarsi counties thou , d o! the . trout. tup: democratic m. senger. snow hill, marylan SHODI CUTS IN STATE NEWS! The Latest News From All Over the State HAPPENINGS OF THE WEEK Hock villi* L>r. Claiborne H. Man nar, one of the iount> \ b<-.-t know n physicians, (lied suddenly at his home here, aged 59 years. He suffered a stroke of paralysis about a year ago. He is survived by his wife, formerly a Miss Magruder, of this county, and thne sons (Claiborne. Peyton and Braxton Mannar*. Cumberland Reports tell of snow falls on the mountains at Thomas W. Va and Deal, above Fmmitsburg on the Western Maryland Railroad, and at Altamont. Md . on the Ilaltimore and Ohio. The temperature was thirty above zero at Altamont and twenty above at Thomas, making conditions again si rious for frjft and vegetation. Haserstown Crushed between two car.- while making a coupling in the Western Maryland Railway yards. Yard Conductor James W Burke. age 38. was fatally injured. He was taken to the Washington County Hospital for a blood transfusion. Samuel B. Me- Beth offering his blood, bu - Burk* db-d b.-fore the ’ranslu-ion could be made His w ife and one child survive. Port iK-po-it.— Soldiers, sailors, nurses and Red Cross workers, all gassed in France, to the number of 350. together with the doctors, nurses ana attendants at the Perryvllle Bub lie Health Hospital, were taken across the Susiiuelianna and entertained by the Walter L. Main circus at Havre dc Cl ice Mr* Downey, the owner of the show, placed one-half of the big tent at the disposal of his guests, and furnished transportation to and fro Baltimore Mrs Marguerite F. Har rison of ’his city, of whom news has been -ought -ince she was thrown into prison by the Russian Soviet au thority-. was still in solitary confine ment last February, receiving barely sufficient rations to keep her alive — worse than those obtained by other Americans and not permitted to read or even to .-ew for herself This in formation about the plight of the Maryland newspaper correspondent wa- brought to Riga by the Baroness Forelk'-rson. a Sister of Mercy, who had te en hi Id by the Russians as a Let via n hostage The Baroness wa - not in the same pnson as Mr- Har ri-on. hut wa- kept in a piison at Ba .rka. where, owing to her .-’atus. she had rather more freedom than other prisoners. Ka ’on. Charb s Seymour, accused ol a-saultine John W. Hinton with in ttnt to kill, was given a hearing be fore Magistrate Johnston and held in iJ"" bail for -he grand jury. A< cord ing to the evidence. Hinton wa? found walking on the outskirts of Fasten w .th Mrs. Seymour by her husband, who drew a revolver and fired twice, bu' the shots went wild Later in the • veiling the three met again This time Mr and Mrs. Seymour were to gether and it was -aid the husband again pulled hi- gun and fired at Hin ton. who retaliated with a bsick But one witness was permitted to testify, the magistrate claiming it wa.- ucnec • ssary to go into details regarding the circumstance- leading to the shoot ing \V Mason Shehan who defend' d Seymour, was told by Magistrate John ston that C’e unwr.-ten law would not stand in tns court a f new size)! V package / LUCKY i STRIKE 10 cigarettes for 10 cts Handy and convenient; try them. Dealers now carry both sizes: 10 for 10 cts; 20 for 20 cts. Bt’s Toasted —— ! WHOLE FAMILIES WIPED OUT. Six Of Dead Identified And More Than Score Hurt. Texarkana, Ark.— Starting at a point about three miles east of Tex-1 arkuna. a tornado swept northeast, doing extensive damage over an area varying from half a mile to nearly two miles in width and 10 miles long, causing the death of six identified per sons. three of whom are negroes, and. according to reliable reports, killing all the members id the Motfitt and Jones families on the Boyce plantation in the Red River bottom. FRANCE PREPARES FOR WAR. Military Classes Of 1918 And 1919 Called To The Colors. Paris. — Reports were current in l.ille to th*- effect that the military classes of 191 S and 1919 had been sum moned to the colors for a period ol preliminary training before being called upon to aid in the possible en forcement of th*- Allied reparations decision, hut these reports were de clared by the Ministry of War to be baseless. No call for the mobilization of those cla-ses for any reason wliat soever had been sent out the Ministry asserted SUN YAT SEN TO RESIGN. San Franei.-co Dr. Sun Yat Sen, elected "president of the Chinese re-, public" by the Canton or Southern gov* n ment. hu- decided to resign. ar< 'itding to cable advices received' from Canton by the Chinese World, a local chhie.-e language daily news.ua per. ENCHANTING MILLINERY Wherever fashionables congregate on an afternoon or evening in the coin ing summer, our eyes are destined to feast upon such enchanting millinery as that shown above. In this group of four bats both France and America are represented by models that vie with one another. The topmost hat, from Paris, is made of a fabric having black cellophane figures on a hciina , colorei| silk background. Another French hat approves this long drap ing at the side, as shown in the round bat of navy blue crepe with band of pink crushed roses. Navy blue was chosen, having black cellophane dec oration. for its handsome rival with black luce veiling tin* eyes and Ameri ca further distinguishes itself in the all-black satin bat with cellophane trimming and long lace veil thut fin ishes the picture. SUPERIOR GRAIN FOR CHICKS Kaffir Corn Is Smaller Than Wheat and Is Excellent for Young as Well as O d Fowls. The grain of ka.llr corn is smaller il an wheat and it is -..nl for the little chirks as well as the full-grown ones. The brood will I.#*-in to cat it before iliev are a week old and lb ise who 1 i live Tried It say that it makes fine i _ feed Gets it First” ■ The other day I ran across young Jim Jones. 1 i Jim’s father, who lives not so far from town, A V| j bought a year of the National Farm Weekly I V I from me a few weeks ago. “Well, sonny,” I ■ m S asked, “how does your dad like w I TRe COUNTRY V GENTLEMAN ® “ Hardly gets a chance to read it,” was the re* • | ply. “Ma sees the R. F. D. carrier first, an’ she r grabs it.” And when I think of the good things uiiinmii ' for women that this great service weekly prints, _ I really can’t blame her. ' ’* ‘ :* Just f’rinstancc, take- next onthe Federal Land Banks,the jg wc< k's issue: M.iida Jolinson's rice situation, increasing con- ft big series on canning that we sumer demand, water transpor- W “ ; have all been looking forward tation, cooperative marketing, f OI'TO.M to begins next week early poultry, bee keeping, pure-bred enough to help with the first livestock. All this, along with 5' fruits and vegetables. And splendid fiction, cartoons, pic- | John R. McMahon has a jim- tures and humor, is just of I dandy article on modernizing thcbigCountryGcntlemandol- ft the farm home. The rest of the lar’s worth that you w ill get if ■ , ii_ issue is just as gocxl articles you order through me TODAY. H You’ve Already Been Without It Too Long r - <^adies’ LENA H. RIGGIN, Snow Hill, Md. 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