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AUGUST 19. 1922.
SHORT CUTS IN STATE NEWS The Latest News From All Over the State HAPPENINGS OF THE WEEK Cumberland.—Mian Agnes Driscoll, probably the best-known nurse In Cumberland, died Friday night hi Western Maryland Hospital Iron paralysis, after an illness of tbre< I weeks. Cambridge.—Edward W Van Du.- kirk. 42 years old, died Friday at Pin* ; Bluff Sanatorium, near Salisbury. !I< is survived by his widow, formerly Miss Andrews, of this county, his tnother, Mrs. K. H. Van iluskirk, of New Jersey, and a brother and sister Sharp!own.—The county board of education has named teachers for the Shurptown High School. They are- Principal J. Kdward Ford: assistants, Gordon Bennett. Misses Enuuu Caulk. . Irene Parker, Laura Downing, Elsie Howard and Lillian English. Hagerstown.—Five hundred persons attended the annual reunion of the Dennis family of this section, held in the City Park here on Thursday. Mem bers of the family and their friends from Maryland. Pennsylvania, Vlr ginia and West Virginia were In at tendance. A big dinner was a feature of the day and Mrs. Henry Hull, the oldest member of the Dennis family, acted as toastmistress. Frostburg.—The Frostburg Local of the Disabled Veterans of the World War was instituted here. The tem porary officers are John llooney. com mander; James Thompson, vice-corn mander: Billiard Goldsworthy, adju tant ; Elmer Wilderman, treasurer, and Robert H. Cook, sergeant-at-arms. It was decided to canvass the George's Creek region for membership. The next meeting will be held Monday ave. ning. August 21. Centreville. —Final notice was Is sued by the Board of County Commis sioners that on and after September 1 all dog ow ners who fail to obtain the licenses required by law will be vig orously prosecuted. Fines range from sf> to S2.Y Sheriff Sanford E. Spry and Queen Anne’s constables and justices of the peace were notified that they would be expected to enforce the law and cause warrants to be issued for all individuals who fall to observe its requirements. She graduated front Maryland Geu erai Hospital. Baltimore. 21 years ago. and was the oldest active nurse in the city. During the World War she served as army nurse and was stationed at Camp Meade in an official capacity for more than a year. She was a member of Fort Cumberland Post. No. IJ. American latgion, the Bed Cross and the Alumni Association of Maryland General Hospital. The American Legion will attend her funeral tomor row morning at St. Patrick's Catholic Church Upper Marlboro.—At a meeting of the citizens of I'pper Marlboro called by the Town Commissioners a com mittee was named to call unon prop erty owners to dean up their premises and to take other steps. It is the aim to have the town looking its best for the big celebration here September ID. to mark breaking of ground for the new Baltimore - Southern Maryland State road. The committee is W. T. Davis, chairman; H. H. Talbert, Henry Morris, John H. Traband. Robert L. Wells and Mrs. Harry W. Gore. Frederick W. Wilson. Town Treasurer, repirted a balance of s26f>. Judge T. Van Clagett. who presided over the meeting, explained that the town's only revenue since abolition of the saloons was about S2OO a year In road rebate money. He stated Upper Marlboro was the only county seat in Maryland having no town tax. Raunitsburg.—W. H. Long, who has been living here for the past two months, pulled a gun on Deputy Sheriff Albert Adelsberger when the officer placed an attachment on his automobile. Long made a quick-get away and left tbe officer aad a few bystanders dumfnundcd with the cool manner in whichhe escaped. Dr. Long, as he styled himself, came to Emmitsburg in June for the purpose of selling spectacles to the country people, lie rode around in a car with a Ohio license and was a sort of a mystery to the people in this section. Adelsberger received a writ of attach ment for a hill from a Cleveland i Ohio 1 firm. Adelsberger served the writ and was about to adjust the switch on the car when I.ong hit him a stunning blow on the head. When Adelsberger recovered he found an au tomatic staring him in the eyes. Long gave orders for all to get out of his way. which they did immediately, run ning in every direction lang Jumped into his car and left. While here Long made his home mainly in the car, which he kept at a local garage. Very little is known concerning him with the exception that be once stated that he had lived at Greencastie, Pa. Po lice in Freilerlrk were notified by Adelsberger. If I.ong is apprehended, there are several creditors in Em niitshurg who would like to know his whereabouts, providing he is without bis automatic. • $1 A WORD FOR CABLES Americans Paying Heavily For Serv ice Broken By Irish. — Americans are paying over $1 a word to send messages from England to New York, taking a 15.- i 000-mlle route, byway of Lisbon, the Cape Verde Islands and Buenos Aires, due to the tie-up in tbe trans-Atlantic cables held by Irish irregulars. Telegraphic communication between Great Britain and the Cnfted States . continues to be gravely affected. The Irish rebels continue to hold 10 of the 17 cables in the trans-Atlantic service. There is little prospect of an early re-' sumption to normal service. In the meantime, press associations and newspaper correspondents are 1 limited to a small fraction of their usual services because of the tie-up BIBS HURLED j AT SLOW TRAIN ♦ Entire Train Was Shaken By Three Explosions FIVE ARE LIKELY TO DIE Half Score Of Persons Killed In Collision In Minnesota— Homes Opened To Victims. I North Bergen, N. J.—Three bomba hurled at the Weehawken local ot the ' West Shore Railroad as it crossed a culvert near Granton Junction Sun day night shattered the windows of three coaches and injured 10 persons, live seriously, officials of the road re ported. The train, filled with passengers re. turning home after the week-end holi- j days, was traveling at a slow rate of , speed as the explosions came. It was rumbling across the bridge when the ! entire train was shaken by the three explosions. The passengers were thrown into a panic as they ware showered by (lying glass. Ambulances ami police reserves were rushed to the scene from here. The police learned that shortly before the Weehawken local was due at Granton an automobile, said to have carried three men, was seen standing by the side of the railroad right of way. A wrecking crew sent to the scene helped the damaged train into Wee j i liawkeu, where the more seriously in- ; jured were given first aid. The West Shore Is a subsidiary of J the New York Central Railroad. PASSENGER TRAIN HITS TRUCK AND THEN FREIGHT. Annandale, Minn. Ten persons dead and more than two-score injured was the toll of the wreck on the Min neapolis, St. Paul and Fault Ste. Marie railway here late Saturday when a j westbound passenger train crashed into a truck and then plowed into a freight train standing on a side track. The wreck occurred when Fred I pa llia r. driver of tbe truck, failed to heed warnings of members of the freight crew and drove onto the track in front of the passenger The truck was hit squarely and hurled against the freight engine on a side track. A switch stand was knocked down and three coaches of the passenger swung over to the side traek Into the freight train. The baggage car crashed over the over turned freight engine. Several other passenger coaches were derailed. Most of the dead and injured were ju the smoker, which reared up into the air and toppled over. Part of the wreckage caught fire, but the blaze was soon entiuguished. Homes in the neighborhood were | opened amt most seriously injured were taken there. Women were culled from all parts of the town to act us volunteer nurses, and calls to nearby towns brought every available physi cian. laimar and a man who had asked - him for a ride were Instantly killed. Chris Wallace, engineer of the freight train, was scalded so severely that ha diad. Emil Mylllkangaa. 14. of Annandale. was caught under the wreckage of the smoking car. Both legs were crushed, and it was several hours before he wa;, ’ released. He directed the work of his | rescuers. He died Sunday. Wrecking crews tonight were sli.i working on one overturned coach, bet railroad officials said they did not be lieve any additional bodies would be | found. TWO DIE IN AEROPLANE FIRE. Lieutenant Moriarty And Panenger Killed At Dayton. Dayton. Ohio— Lieut. Marlaity and a Mr Stonelireaker were burned to death when the aeroplane which they were flying caught fire In a flight over Wilbur Wright Field, near this city. They were testing the speed of the plane. / 12 MEN ENTOMBED IN MINE. Knoxville, Tenn.—Twelve men are reported entombed by a cave In ut the Black Mountain Coal Corporatlot mine, between St. Charles aad Pen oiugtoa. Va. THE DEMOCRATIC MESSENGER. SNOW HILL, MARYLAND. Grateful Son "My hoy,” said the millionaire, lec turing his son on the importance of economy, "when 1 was your age 1 carried water for a gang of brick layers.’; "I’m proud of you father,” an swered his offspring; “if it hadn't been for your pluck and perseverance 1 might have had to do something of that sort myself.” The Personal Touch Blackstone—Why did your French maid leave? I thought she was so clever at hooking your dresses? Mrs. Blackstone—She was—ex tremely clever. She hooked three before she left. Corrected Father--“If you want to make aj hit, my son, you must strike out for yourself.” Son—“ You’re mixed in your base-j ball talk, dad; if you strike out you can't make a liit.” The Johns Hopkins University BALTIMORE, Ml). Entrance Examinations Engineering Scholarships Applications for Scholarships in I the School of Engineering, es tablished under provisions of the Laws of Maryland, Chapter 90, 1912, will now be received. If there is more than one appli cant for a particular scholar ship. competitive examinations will he held September 22, 1922, beginning at 9 a. m. Each Legislative District of Baltimore City and each County of the State, with the exception of Caroline, Cecil, Queen Anne, ] Talbot and Worcester, will be j entitled to one or more engi neering scholarships for the j year 1922-1923, in addition to j those already assigned. In the j five counties mentioned, all available scholarships have been awarded. I'nder the provisions of the Act of Assembly, the County and | City Scholarships in the School of Engineering are awarded only to deserving students j whose financial circumstances | are such that they are unable to obtain an education in Engi neering unless free tuition be j granted them. The Scholarships entitle the j holders to free tuition, free use of text books, and exemption from all regular fees. One of the scholarships in each County and in each Legislative District i of the City carries also the sum of S2OO. The expense of atten dance for those who do not re ceive scholarships is not great ! er than at other Maryland insti tutions. Scholarships may be awarded to I graduates of Loyola College, St. John’s College, Washington Col- I lege, Western Maryland College | University of Maryland (Mary land Agricultural College), Mt. St. Mary’s College and Rock Hill College. Applicants should address The Registrar, The Johns Hopkins University, for blank application forms and for catalogues of in formation regarding exantina- | tions, award of scholarships, and courses of instruction. The next session begins Tuesday, October 3. 9 A Tonic 5 a For Women k 00 “I was hardly able to drag, I 2 U was so weakened,” writes Mrs. L 2 W. F. Ray, of Easley, S. C. [ rj “The doctortrealed me for about rj M two months, atilt I didn't get M |M any better. I had a large fam- M U Uy and felt I surely must do something to enable me to take Ok A care of my little ones. I had F 2 heard of CAM m The Woman’s Tonic K XI “I decided to try it,” con- C [j tinues Mrs. Ray ... “I took r W eight bottles in a11... 1 re- IV Ml gained my strength and have M U had no more trouble with wo- M yQ manly weakness. I have ten Uh , ] children and am able to do all | 2 iy housework and a lot out- r W doors ... I can sure recoin- r] M mend Cardui.” M Take Cardui today. It nay M be just what yod need. M M At all druggists. M Fillicus- “A girl hus no respect far a fellow who tries to kiss In*.” Cynicus—"Especially if he fail- in the attempt.” For Sale Five Valuable FARMS [ ■ ■ Having decided to give more time to my lumber business, I will sell at private sale the following valuable farms: One farm one mile from Stockton, on the St: tc road leading to I’oco moke City. This farm contains 190 acres, more or less, about 80 acres being in cultivation. Part of the land | is suitable for trucking, and the bal ance adapted to the growth ol grain, i Two farms in Newark Election Dis-1 triet, situated on the seaside, 21 miles from Newark station. These farms | are in a high state of cultivation, and j are improved by new two story resi | donees, and new bams and outbuild ! ings. They contain about 450 acres of land, 140 acres being in cultivation. All high land, every foot good truck land. Well drained, no ditches. The ; woodland is well set in pine anti oak i timber. The farms adjoin, and they I will le sold separately, or as a whole, i One farm in East Ilerlin District, 21 miles from Ilerlin, containing 125 acres, more or less, about fifty acres are in cultivation, the balance being heavily set in pine timber. One farm in St. Martins’ Neck, 3& j miles south of Bishopville, on the cast side of St. Martins’ River, in sight of; Ocean City, containing 450 acres of land, more or less. This farm lies be i tween the St. Martins’ River and the | county road leading from Rishopville i 1 to White’s Island, and has a frontage* of one mile on the St. Martins' River.! The land is especially adapted to the growth of trucks and all farm pro duce. Any of the above described farms can be bought at a bargain on easy | terms to suit the purchaser. Eor further particulars, apply to i the undersigned owner. JOHN L. MASON, Newark, Md. We Offer Investments Located in Baltimore Tax Free in Md. to net OVER 8 PER CENT. Write for particulars. Townsend Scott & Son Established 1832 Bankers and Brokers Fayette street, opposite PostoflSce Baltimore, Md. DR. W. H. RICKETTS Dentist SNOW HILL, MD. "What makes you look so grouchy? asked Brown. “I've got good reason to look that way,” snapped Black. “1 just have been in to see Dr. Dryman and told him 1 was badly in need of a stimulant anti the brute gave me a prescription—” “Well, if he gave you a prescription, what are you kick ing about?" demanded Rrown. “Why, the beast gave a prescription for some aromatic spirits of ammonia!” “STANDARD” REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. * iTHE POWERFUL CLEAN BURNING GASOLINE STANDARD OIL COMPANY (NEW JERSEY) Your Friends WOl’l.D LIKE your Photograph. We can please you ami you can please them if you will call at the Harris Studio, liring your film rolls along. The Harris Studio Third St., Pocomokc City, Md. Do You Want Groceries? If you are not already one of our customers we want vou to become one. Our goods are always oi the best quality and w T e guarantee satisfaction. We will be very glad to supply your needs. Give us a call. R.H.CLUFF SNOW HILL. MARYLAND j— ' ' The Mansion House PUBLIC LANDING Now Open for Guests Matthew Purnell Owner and Manager Route 1. Snow Hill. Md. THE LATEST PATTERNS IN WALL PAPER 10c Apiece, (lilt. 12jc Apiece Window Shades, All Colors 36x90 75c, 90c and SI.OO ' :!6x72. 55c, 65c and $1.25 42x90 $1.75 ! 48x90 $2.75 I 50x90 $3.50 Lucas Paints, lb 30c. Floor Stains, qt 65c. THOMAS & MESSER CO. 1015 West Baltimore St. BALTIMORE, MARYLAND NEUNALOIA ~ -“5“ TERrSeiATICA.TOOTHACMC, HIMHESZIs^ I ACM IN* JOINTS. POWEILCHWIOLCO — Price, :’3c. 50c. SI.OO •••—* o k i i 1 9 Traveling Goods i: of All Kinds Dress Steamer it TRUNKS i; Canvas Fibre i: ;; < ► ii Cowhide Split Leather \\ Suitcases and Bags ii Fiber Matting ii Chas. B. Timmons & Son ;; Snow Hill, Maryland WLTO Seashore hound trip Excursion ATLANTIC CITY Thursday, Aug. 31 (Leavint; Franklin Citj M eunesda.' Si*hl, Auk 30) SPECIAL TRAIN via DELAWARE RIVER BRIDGE All Rail Route to The Seashore Eastern Standard Time I.ea' t*<* Wedaesday night. Aug.3o | leaves Thursday. Aupust 31 Franklin City WM P. M. i **,*■*■ Hursley 10 --“ Millsboro 12.21 “ Ciirdletree 10.30 “ i Stocklcy 12.31 “ Snow Hill 10.46 “ Ceorgetown 12.42 “ Queponco 11.(H* “ i Redder* 12.32 11 Ironshire 11.00 Ellendaie 1.02 “ Berlin IL2O “ Lincoln City 1.13 “ -a Showel! 11.84 “ Milford 1.22 Bishop 11.41 " Houston 1.31 " Selbyville 11.50 “ i Atlantic City Arrive 5.40 “ ReturninK- Special Train leave s Atlantic ( it' (S. ( arutioa PENNSYLVANIA SYSTEM The Route of The Broadway Limited PAGE ELEVEN