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WANT NEWS QUICKLY TOLD goings In Various Sections oi Old Maryland 5 ITEMS FO?. OUR READERS ston.—Thieves entered the stem Weiirott and stolf sll .%• frotr money drawer and xi\ • pairs o! s. Mr. IVeinrott is a tu~:ti* ss .1 of Philadelphia and hi- Fusion ore is a branch oT hi.- Philadelphia OUse Centerville—Mrs Nann:> Golds borough Legg, <%ite of J Fill Legg. proprietor of the Hotel Fillmore, at Love Point, died at her home of a complication of die* as* - She is sur , vived by her husband and two daugh ters (Mrs. Blnnche Ketnp and Mi.-s The Legg). both of Low Point She leaves two grandchild!* n (<' cy Kemp, Jr. and J I'hileuion >P). •sertown. Mrs Au-'u-'a M *s died at the home ot her dauah • \V. It. Aldridge, a-e -1 Sh* e wi*-'" .• of the late U* v Daniel .io died at chat-worth altimore. in IV7I. when pa.- church. Sh<- wa- the moth late Dr J S How* *s. presi te Maryland Annual Confer of Thomas D How* rs. post . Chestertowa. .oils,—With hi throat am! slashed with i" razor. I.oui a musician In the Naval \<-ail and, is in a seriou- condition at .aval Hospital here. Acquaint j of Mark believe he attempted '•e because of despondency over a love. He is said to have had a •>*s ; r with a young woman of Arundel county, whom h* was *pt from marrying by the fact that h* .as only a limited divorce from a woman who lives in Baltimore. Baltimore.—Thursday. May 12. will be observed throughout the countrv as Hospital Day. when special efforts will be made to inform the public a to the services that S."#. hospitals in the United States render and their relation to the various communities. Special preparations are being made to celebrate the event in Baltimore and the program will include an open bouse for all visitor.- The e< lebration Is being planned by the United States Public Health Service, and the Fort McHenry Hospital will be the center the local activities. Salisbury.—At a big membership rally of the U. A. M. in the First Regiment Armory 12” were initiated nto the order. It was the larg* st la-s ever inducted into tin orde: here at one time, and the new members were from 12 diff* rent coun.-m on the Eastern Shore. Preceding -h* .nic.atory rites at the armory a parade of the candidates and several hundred mem bers of the order passed through th> / ts led by a band and a pram all "diked out' for the cere e degree team of the Sal i - - had charge of the nitia le Mrs. Berry Lucretia of Dr Charles A Well retired physician, former tor and president ot 'he National Bank of Southern Mary at Upper Marlboro and the First tional Bank of Hyattsville. died at jer home of an illness of several months, age 79 years. Mrs. Wells be fore her marriage was Miss Mary Lucretia Hyatt, daughter of Wesley Hyatt, who was a direct descendant of Sir Charles Hyatt, who settled in St Mary's county early in the st-v* n'e.-nth century. She wa- born at Pewksburv, Prince George'.- county, in IM. and was married in l'd3 at th* home of her uncle, the late Christopher Co 'umbus Hyatt, after whom Hyattsville s named. Mar. Md.—The projw of build a low grade public- road from r. .Jzerville to Pen-Mar Park will he taken up in earneg’ by th* Washing ton County Commissioner-, and will be pushed through this season Thi road will start on the Blue Mountain road near the John \ Johnston place and follow the ravine pasf the H*-d Hen and on around 'he Amberson Orchards to the w*st and then run along the mountain slope by an easy grade to Pen-Mar Station, where it will join the present road at the Im perial Hotel. The road will be about one and one-half miles in length and will cost $15,000. * Belair.—That Harford county is far tog a serious situation in its public school system, particularly in tin mat ter of high and consolidated schools. better buildings, better sanitary con 1 lops* more equipment and better md teacher-, is pointed out by the ■of Education in Its budget for r 1921-1922. filed with the Coun toners the past week. That tple are willing to speud •o meet these demands. •*-. statys' ' will | 20 REDUCTION SALE f 1 Includes Everything in the Store £ | Nothing* Withheld j ( Beginning Saturday, April 30th j I Ending Saturday, May 7th j I CASH ONLY—-No goods put aside unless paid for.—No Samples. | Our reputation assures you that this is a bona fide sale gj ££ Mail Orders must be accompanied with check or money order, also parcel post expenses. No discount less than a $ 1 purchase Efe I lenJamin gWarl | Dry Goods, Notions, Ready-Made Wear | | Pocomoke City, Maryland § _ _ jfl After Delinquent Tax Payers Aunapoli.'. — Upon entty on the record* of lb*! Comptroller and of the State Tax Com mission of such coi |*oration.- a- have lorfeited their charters through non pay men* of taxes. Governor Ritchie a;1! discuss with Attorney General Vrmstrong what steps the State will ike a-a n-t corpmation- which may i pe..-.st in operating under the forfeited charters. Thesi entries, prescribed by law, constitute the *vidence of the delin quency of the corporations and of ■ ilie forfeiture of their charters, the Governor explained The State Tax | omm:-sion i- expecting any day from the Comptroller the certificate of forfeiture.- upon which the Tax Commission will ha-*- its entries. un March Ilf* Governor ltitchie. as directed by a law passed in 1918 and amended in 1920, llrst published a . proclamation of corporations back 1 two years in payment of taxes to the State The jaw provides that upon the expiration of 80 days from the firs-' publication of the proclamat on. un b - the -axe-, interest and penalties due the Stale shall iiav* been paid 1 in the meantime, the charters of ’he 1 delinquent corporations shall becom* null and void The law further provides that any person or persons who shall hereafter 1 exercise powers under the forieiled ■ charters -hall b* deemed guilty of a I misdemeanor and -hall be subject to 1 a fine not exceeding II non. or to im -1 pr.sonment not < creed tig one year or to both in the discretion of the 1 Court. County Road Work Limited. According to the annual report of County Koads Engineer William G Sucro. presented to tiie lialtimore ’ County Commissioner-, the lounty is confronted with a serious problem in that the annual levy for roads is not ' sufficient to maintain the present sys tem. Additional money must be pro vided to carry on new construction. Mr. Sucro furnished a table giving in detail the increase in cost of labor, material, etc., from IMfito 1920, in clusive, and says: "This tabl deserves ar study ' in that it c W “W*' crease v THE DEMOCRATIC MESSENGER, SNOW HILL. MARYLAND. road mileage of lialtimore county has ill crea-ed from 1 o*. t miles to 900 miles by reas..n of the City of lialtimore ac quiring IX2 miles through annexation | and 12 miles taken over by the State Koad- Commission for niaintenanee. "The amount of money available ; pei mil*- of road in 1920. when prices were soaring, was no mon than that ava.table in 191*1. when prices w*r<* I normal I'nder these conditions it ! >vas Impossible to keep our roads up to the standard. Needed Improvements. Inert ased accommodation- for pris on* rs both at the Maryland Peniten tiary and the House of Correction are 1 recognised as imperative by Ogle Mar bury, chairman of the State Hoard of Prison Control. An additional ceil house at each institution is needed Mr Marbury believes. Construction of tin two additional cell houses is suggested as the irr*- ducible minimum, as it were, of ex tension. should more ambitiou- petia! projects now in more or le.-s nebulous ■ontemplation be def ined impossible of early realization Th* most com prehensive of these plans, one which Gove.nor Ritchie wishes to have con sidered and appraised, is the estab lishment of a penal colony in ac cordant*- with th*- most modern ideas. Hut if th* Penitentiary, as Mr Mar bury pit's it. -lays where it is and tin* House of Correct on stays where i* is. th*n eacli of these institutions needs an additional <-*-11 house, the I Prison. Hoard chairman believes. , Governor Quizzed By Women. Governor II t*-i ;*■ addressed the member- of the A undel (Tub. at th* it clubhouse assembly room, on Eager -treet. near *"iat!e . The Guv*-rnot discussed the legislative program h< has i*i view foi th*- improv-iin nt of the present system of State Govern i m* nt. taking advantage of another op ' porunity to lay before * group of vot 1 ers hi- ideas and plans along this Hits* 1 At the conclusion of his address he 'submitted to an informal questioning • by those in the and • nc*-, answering a number of quest ons in connection 1 with the details of th< .State Govern ■ menl. Most of his questioners were , women. Purchasing Agent To Explain. To trhat extent are inonipl-' - jlie state Purcha^p •*1? ' Ritchie will di?cu-s wii’.i Albert 11. j \Vi*hr. State Purchasing Agent. Tli* Governor d> precated the idea that any .sensational investigation i~ ! planned, lie also denied that nnj sensational dev< lopmcnts will be like- ! ly to result. Art Prize Discovered. An early Uenibrandt, the authen ticity of which is vouched for by sev eral well-known experts, has been dis covered In a little town in the Hurz. The picture, which is said to have heeri painted in the year 1630 or I*l3l, is executed upon an octagonal oak panel measuring Inches In height by Id Inches in width. The subject Is tin old man of distinguished appear ance. The picture is siiii it, its original pine-wood frame overlaid with horn, which Is declared by one expert to have been specially made according to Kem bmndt’s Instructions. ' GEORGETTE REMAINS I'esigners have been generous in the variety of beautiful blouses with whh h they welcome summer. Many 1 of them are made of georgette in two colors like the lovely model shown above. Nothing equals georgette for daintiness ami it remains ari unrivaled favorite whose cause is furthered by this new urrlval. Imagine It In navy blue with neck, sleeves und peplum oorderr ' with tungurlne. Needlework marks in squares and a ’*ttle nds a place on f blue ribbon. | Ij KIRSCHBAUM CLO THES • SPRING 19 2 1 | II THAT WELL-DRESSED LOOK ij Mark him! Mark that up *! and-doing look, that ap- / [ \ p pearance of a man who has d got his stride in life. Yes, H ' / good clothes do help more than you can figure ) , ■' x in dollars and cents. And to be well-dressed costs so / . little now-a-days when / / / II Kirschbaum Clothes, with / /\. their fine fabrics, their cor- / y/\ x. rect lines, their good tail- o, rvri| * t . , 92 i. \ oring, may be had at twenty- Company five to forty-five dollars. " * \ \- Thc new Spring styles front the Kirschbaum shops are now here. I. H. MERRILL CO. 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