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I ESTABLISHED 1849. I H. I SNYDER, Publisher I A CIVIL WAR RECORD. ? u \i;en. of Ne wing ton, Va., (ha> sent us an interesting record?a ^ p\ f toe roster of Company H. Sec ltd Virginia Regiment, Stonewali p pail- This company, "Letcher gifles.'' was organized at Duffields in mI and was mustered into service jt Harper's Ferry in May of that year. Many t these men were transferred to the cavalry outfits from Jefferson c eno Mr. Allen, who is a son of ] n u Allen, of Company H, write.us that it any of tne descendants of these gal'ant men will send additional; information to Mr. Robinson, chief of ree rds. at Richmond, Va., he will add it to the record if properly certified The following is the roster as it appears in Volume I, page 98, Virginia State Library: Hunter. J II. L... captain, enlisted IStil. j Hur-t. James A., first lieutenant, re- ' Link. Thomas, second lieutenant, wounded at Kernstown, first lieutenant. Melvin. J. S., second lieutenant, cap tain brigade commissary. Maddox, James E., first sergeant, second lieutenant. Bane. J. I . second sergeant, third lieutenant. Jenkins. Jos. $.. third sergeant, captain, i . r [. nr j w fourth scr- t Uiapiiai - ?geant. Ostourn, Alex. L., first corporal. Sappingtun, G. W., second corporal. j N ;civ. Chas. A., third corporal. Hess. Chare Is M., fourth corporal. 1 died in hospital. Allen. John \V., private, corporal, sergeant. transferred to Co. D, 12tii J Cavalrv. Allen. James M., private, transferred to Co. D. 12th Cavalry. Ashhy. George Vi'., private, wounded an j d;od in hospital. Billings. Henrv M., lieutenant, resigned May 2H. 18t>3. Broun, ,I"S. \\\. private. Barringvr, Geo. W., private. Barringer. James W., private. Barringer, Crank, private. Brantncr, George W., private. Bennett. .Mason, private. Chrisfield, John W., private, killed at i Chanccllorsvillc. Cra!c\. lid., private. C Ibert, Joseph, private. Cran. George, private. Coibert. Richard, private. Curry, C. 1', private. Curry. Charles, private. Cnnner. Nnrris, private. Delavin. Pat, private. Heck, Ld C or Kd. M., private. Eichelhergcr. 1. . private, discharged S " May 2.}. 18(52. Eichelbtrger, S.. private, hskridgc, 11 i n Vi'., private. Engle. Geo w.t private, died in hos-! M p 1,11. finale. John M . private. private, first lieutenant. | rivate, paroled as sec n;ij !i. private. F:.T'> ' ley,, Edward, private. H Gageby, d, B., private. "rivate. Grul'-.r. A . ite. B 1 , private. B . private, surrendered , hn \V.. private. B B . private. rivate. B B private. I ' ' private, surrendered! B G., private, sergeant lit ??1C. 1 Kor - . private. John, private, i ix Station. I private. T . private. H . private, died in H ry>, nriv 1 lft. May 23.1802. H . rivate, died in ho*rH private, lieutcn IK. private, stir mattox. H IT., private. . private, assaulted and t , lieutenant. . s. private, wounded in .*. tt lines, private. . private. >1. private. Mil. private. mnihim. ' or private, fifcr. ate. R private, died in H h^r;,'l 1 R., private. W u I Matt, private. H tendneVs William, private, killed^ at | Sljqjl ^hepti Manassas, first battle, i Hendricks, D. W., private. King, John, private. Bcnavita. F. orivate. KnnnnVp n;?v pi. Bane, John, second lieutenant. Crown, F -N., private, discharged S O. 118, May 23, 1862. Conner, Maurice, private. Devier, Giles. 1861, private, eighteen months Rockingham. Eichelberger. H., private. Foley, John F., lieutenant. Henderson, Richard, private, Jefferson C. V. 123. Harvey, Simon W., 1861, apl. orderly sergeant, wounded five times. Hoffman, T. A., 1862. private, three years. Henkle, , first lieutenant. Jenkins, (Joseph) J., captain, paroled as captain, 2d Virginia Infantry. Jenkins, William, private. Knott, E. J. 1861, private, four years. Kirkner, J. W., private, three years. Kcphart, Jacob W., private. Link, Crusen, private. Mattox, R. P., Oct., 1863, sergeant, eighteen months, wounded at Hall's Shop. Melvin, Jacob, captain. Padgett, Jos., private. Robinson. James, private. ShaifT. J. K.. private. Sweeney, C. H., private. ScharfT, Jacob, private. Sheppard, James T., private. Sheppard, Robert, private. Sheppard, Wid. private. Thompson, R. W., priva'c, dropped March 1, 1864, G. O 49. Thompson, Robert, private. Thocker, S- E., sergeant. Wright, H. B., private, three years Rockingham, PI. Webster, R., wounded at Mine Run. o Whiskey Runner Sh"t, Shot through the left arm and breast during a running fight with policr officers in an attempt to evade arrest and get away with 55 gallons of whiskey, John W. Fry, of Martinsburg. was laid up in the Winches or Hospital last Saturday. Fry was shot about daybreak by Ben Armel, motorcycle patrolman, who. with Sheriff Pannett and Chief of Po lice Doran, had gone to intercept Fry and Hugh Reynolds, bound from Elkton, Va., to Martinsburg in a highpowered automobile loaded with red rye liquor in five and ten-gallon kegs. Fry was betrayed by an attractive young woman, who told Sheriff Pannett that both men had gone to Elkton and would return Saturday morning. It is said they had been lovers\ but Fry had thrown her over. Het name was not revealed. When the whiskey car reached Stephens City, on the Shenandoah Valley pike, about dawn, Armel called upon Fry to stop. Instead, Fry is alleged to have cursed Armel and sped away. Mounting his motorcycle tho officer gave chase and a running fight ensued. Bullets from Armel's rcvol ?tr puimuica icar nres ot urys car which aped along on the rims eight or ten miles until finally Fry was wounded. .Meanwhile Reynolds was throwing kegs ot' liouor from the car and they were strung along the road from Stephens Cit" to Kernsrown. Winchester bootleggers, who had heard of the raid, detoured and began picking up the kegs. Thcv were caught in the act by the officers, who compelled them at gunpoint to bring the liquor to the city hall. It is said that the men Fry and Reynolds had been running whisky for some time past from Elkton, where the distilleries arc flourishing in the nearby mountains. Dairyman Has Dad Luck. Charles S. Billmycr, dairyman, who lives south of town, has had more than hie, share of bad luck the past week' His most valuable cow, Duch-iss dn Couvan, a thoroughbred Jersev of th*1 finest strain, died from septic poisoning. Mr. Billmyer rccentlv bought this cow at a cost of over $500, and it i i probably the best Jersey ever brought into this section, and he had expected to use her in building up his herd to the highest standard. His calves havo also been affected with a disease which the veterinarian pronounced forage poisoning, and one calf about six months old has died and another a !if? tie older is in bad condition, the poison having caused it to go blind. Thfl I t rmiKlo f /\ lintrO r o m r* frnm ? fungus growth on hay. While cows arc not susceptible, calves and horsec, have a small chance when they become ill from it. Mr Billmycr alsi had a fine field of oats which he harvested, and put into the barn to cure* The wet weather was too much for it and he now has a spoiled crop of oats on his hands. If is prettv well agreed that Mr. Billmvcr has had his share of bad luck and more than enough to last him the rest of the year. PROTECTION The First Law of Nature Get Special Short Term Insurance Policies j Covering your wheat and hay may save you many dollars SEE Washington, Alexander & Cooke Charles Town, W. Va. Jos. H. Trout. Sub-Agent Shepherdstown, W. Va. O Listen! Boswell is going to sell three pounds of cocoa for 25 cents Saturday only. July 15>th. Think of it?men's all-linen handkerchiefs 25 cents each, S2.75 a dozen. Schley's. I)cr&st M0NTAN1 SEMPER icrdstown, Jefferson County, Wt ASSESSMENTS REDUCED. A frank statement of financial fear, coupled \ie ?t!i an earnest appeal for relict, mi as presented last week to the board of equalization and review of Berkeley county sitting as a final assessing agency before 1922 assessment books are turned over to the county court to. the levy, by a body of fruit 1 growers and business men at Martins burg. The specific prayer was for a downward revision of the present orchard valuation scale because the yield this season will be so limited as to make entirely unfair the increase in orchard property reported by the assessor. The board on Saturday morning ordered a flat reduction of 25 per ccni on -.he 1922 scale, putting the valuation back practically to the 1921 scale, on the basis of which the Tax Commis sioner's office ordered a substantial increase. The assessor and staff are opposing the reduction and have asked that a special representative come from tlv tax office to review the whole siuation Further appeals for reductions were forecasted following the concession to the fruit men when Martinsburg business men asked for a hearing, and the farmers of the county intimated they would like to make a concerted I appeal for relief also. Special Assessor Wilbur H. Thon?A designated by State Tax Commissioner Hallanan to advise wiih the assessors ! and the boards of review in the fruit counties regarding fair valuation or fruit iand, sat with the board, and because of his activity in connection with the ssessment and his status as th Tax Commissioner's special representative took part in the discussion and was quizzed by the growers. The discussion early ran against the problem, assuming that the board would agree to make a reduction on the fruit land, of how it could be cq- ! uitably cone. The proposal to make a flat revision for all orchards on the | ground of the practically total failun > of the crop, raised the objection, which Special Assessor Thomas said he per- | serially could never abandon, that it would be unfair to recede on the 1922 ; valuation. To give the orchard with a crop the same reduction as the neigh- , boring orchard where there is no crop j would be unfair to the State, it wa ' pointed out, which instituted the pros- | ent revaluation that resulted in the boosting of values. But the embarrassed erowers I ed the converse of the proposition and insisted that merely because an isolated orchard happened to have a crop this year it would not be fair to tht barren orchards adjoining to maintain an increase on them which the yielding orchard perhaps warranted. The growers explained that they felt they , were acting within their rights in coming before the board, that the board ' was constituted for just such emergencies, and added that there would have been no appearance had it not been for the fact that the crop prospects were ruined by the freeze which came after most of the orchard property had beetviewed. It was explained that orchard properties ranged in values betueen $10f and $300 in Berkeley county, few of them running as high as the latter figure, and that $200 Tin acre was taken as a base for a good orchard, well cultivated, with good trees and of bearing age. The same condition holds true for Jefferson and Morgan cour- ! ties also, which are extensive fruit ; counties. A telegram from Tax Commissioner j Hallanan to Special Assessor Thomas j . answering a letter from Mr. Thomas; 1 apprising the tax office of the freeze j ' and its devastating effects, was read i to the board and to the fruit m:n, in , which the Tax Commissioner ?nid ht would sec without criticism any ad- | ju-tmo't of values which was fair and , which would avoid the creation of any fax bur-fen for the fruit growers. These instructions were supplement- | . <j Mr. Thomas said, in a confers*- I tion with the Tax Commissioner recently in which the tax head directed that any reasonable adjustment be made. Branding the action of the Berkeley Countv Roard of Review as ' !!.caT' in reducing the fruit lan 1 vnleat'ons by ?5> eer cent, Commissioner Unllanan pointedlv requested me honr.l to reconsider the matter of assessment i in a telegram received by the ' " ml 1 Monday morning. In his telegram Mr Hallanan said "the courts have held that the Board of Review has ri authority to order a horizontal decrease in assessments." "Bach property must be treated on an individual bisi?. he continued. "I want to call this to your attention so that you mav understand that vour action in ordering a horizontal decrease would be invalid. If there is any orchard propertv as! sensed at more than its true value if is undoubtcdlv the duty of the board to reduce it, but so far as making a general decrease in assessment it would be an abuse of your authority. I would request your reconsideration I ( of the matter." Whv raise a crop of wheat or hay and run the risk of losing it bv fire j or lightning, when the cost of aj SPECIAL CROP POLICY issued in one of the "oldest and largest com- J 1 panies in the world" fully protecting ' | you is so small? Phone or use our re- J turn postal card and we will put your policy in force at once. Washington, Alexander and Cooke. Jos. H. Trout, i sub-agent. Trv Roswell's Potomac herring, 3 | for 5 cents. own LIBERI. 'st Virginia, Thursday, July 13, PERSONAL NOTES. Mr Hugh N. Pendleton, of McKeesport. Pa., has rented the Shepherd 1 House on Main street at present oc > t cupted by Misses Baumgardner, >X'il J f liams and Shrivcr. and will get pos ! \ session in a week or two. Mr. Pen- t dleton drove here from McKccsport I \estcrday with his daughters. Miss Serena and Miss Helen, who are at Lcelnnd for the present Mrs. Pcndle- * ton will come next week, and Mr. Pendleton w ill he hcrc for his vacation , the latter part of August. . Mr. and Mrs. O. Warren Neal, oJ q Portland, Maine, are guests of the fam- |j ily of Mr. J. B. Osbourn, near DuRields Mr. and Mrs. Clcon Osbourn, whose wedding took place in Portland re- ' cently, arc also at Mr. Osbourn's old a home for a visit. The two couples, to- ? (ether with Miss Alice Osbourn, mo f tored down from Portland the past ' ?*. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest C. Clinedinst, , of Akron, Ohio, who were touring through Virginia, made a pleasant call ? at the Register ofhee a few days ago . An ancestor of Mrs. Clinedinst, whose name was Cramer, lived in Shepherds- J! town many years, and she was trying i , to tind out something about him. Mr. W. F. Compton, of Morgan coun- C ty, W. Va., has been in Shepherds^ tt town the past week visiting his son, Rev. W. A\. Compton. He is a Confederate veteran, and recalls having been in Shepherdstown as a soldier ^ in Stonewall Jackson's command fifty-nine years ago. I>r. Howard Moore, who spent sev- u eral months with his relatives in this c county, left last week on the return m trip to Alaska. He has a long, long o journey ahead of him. It is said that when he came Last he walked 400 . miles, as the rivers were frozen up and i avigation was closed. n Mrs. Charles E. A. Marshall, for- tl mcrly of Shepherdstown, now of Staun- v ton, Va., is visiting Miss Sallie Page f Andrews at Fruit Hill, north of town, f Mrs. Marshall lived here a number ot t years when her husband, the Rev. Mr r Marshall, was rector of Trinity Episcopal Church. j Mrs. Ellen Turner Rush, who spent t the past year in Nevada, has return- r ed to her home kn Slicpherdstown t and is with her parents, Mr. and Mrs i George F. Turner. Mr. Turner has y not been so well for some time past, i Mrs. Phillip Edwards and daughter, 1 Miss Elizabeth, of Norfolk, Va., and ' Miss Emma Nebitt, of Nashville, Tenn., are visiting at Elmwood Farm s the summer home of Mr. and Mrs s C. A. Williams, near Leetown. f Miss Helen Schley, Miss Catherine ^ Macfarlane, and Mr. Jay Bossard, of Philadelphia, are spending a couple ok !j weeks at Rockland, on the Kearneysville road, south of town, guests of the Muzzcy family. Hon. George M. Bowers, of Martinsburg, Republican candidate for re- , election to Congress from this district, was in Shcnherdstown on Mnnd.iv <*ir. . culating among his friends. Mr Wardcll McDonald, whose ill J ncss was noted Tn last week's issue I of our paper, continues about the t same, little improvement being nc I ticcd in his condition. C Miss Ruth Myers returned home thfirst of the week, after having had a i pleasant outingat Wildwood, N. J., with I a party of young people from Alorgan- S town, W. Va. c Miss Shirley I ye, student at Shep herd College, and Miss Louise Kable, of Kabletown, spent the week-end with Aliss Louise Gardner at her home in Leetov/n. ; c Mr. Kirk Woolery, who is an instructor in Bethany College, at Bethany, . W. Va., is in Shepherdstown visit- . ing his sister, .Mrs. H. P. Schley. Mr. H. L. Snyder, of the Register s office, has been in Pittsburg this week j f attending a meeting of a commission r, of the United Lutheran Church. t Miss Peggy McAvoy, who has been ^ visiting Miss Jean Wysong at Sudlcy Place the past month, returned to her home in Baltimore Monday. Mr. 11. L. Byers, who lives south ' c of town on the "Red Pump" farm, called at the Register office yesterday ! to renew his subscription., j . Mr Raleigh C. Criswell, who spent f the past month or two in this section C among relatives and friends, has re- I turned to Chicago. tl Mr. Charlie bulk, of the Kearneys- ^ ville neighborhood, spent the past ' week in Wa-hington, visiting friend., i n and relatives. Mr. M. B. Myers, one of the Re?- |, ister's subscribers from Shenandoah ? Junction, was among our callers yea- c terday. 0 Mr. David I. Henrietta, of the n Charles Town neighborhood, was a caller at the Register office yesterday. c r Miss Helen Pendleton, of the Little C Green Tea House, is spending a few p days in New York this week. a Mr. Harry Miller, of Hanover, Pa. !j is here spending a week or two with his uncle, R. G. Miller. Mr. Lcdru Koontz, of Washington ^ formerly of Shepherdstown, is vis- J iting relatives here this week. Miss Frankic Needy spent the week- ti end with Miss Mary Payne at Bunker ti Hill, Berkeley county. t< Miss Helen Pendleton of the Little e Green Tea House, has purchased a P Ford roadster. S Hcgi 1922. LITTLE LOCALS. Mrs. Harry A. Downs Rave a picnic i Tuesday for little Miss Patience Latiiter, of Washington, who is visiting rtrs. Downs' daughter, Hetty. A num 1 >cr of Betty's youthful g>rl friends | ittended the outing, which was at .emen's Spring, on the Potomac. The MartinshurR Fruit Exchang ent out its first solid car-load of ap ?les for the season last Saturday, rhen it shinned two cars of Yellow "ransparents to a northern nuirket. 'rices for Yellow Transparents were uoted at $1.75 to $2.25 per bushel drive red. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shepherd cntrtained a number of their friends with delightful dinner party at their ountry home north of town Saturday vening The dinner w as served on the i iw n in front of their home, and canles were used to light the tables i ibout fifteen guests were present. The big truck of the National Bis- 1 uit Company that traveled out of lagcrstow n and made periodical visits i trough this section, was struck by a < ain and demolished lust Friday near < /aynesboro, Pa. R. E. Dicks, the | river, and Charles CrameT and Wil- 1 ur Pomcroy were rather badly hurt. ] Cakes and biscuits lined the rnilroad i acks. I At a conference of attorneys in ' Charleston on Monday last it was dcided that after the trial of John Wilurn for murder in the Jefferson Cir- i uit Court next month, on charges rowing out of the armed march of nion miners in Mingo and Logan i ounties last year, that Walter Allen rill be placed on trial on the charge f troason. The weather the past few days has ecn mighty warm, the thennometcf : etting as high as 98 to 100J4 on Wed- I lesday. Every day has been hot and | he nil'hts hnvo hern su-Htormr, inn I r? ?* ,v" rhich is fine for the growing corn. >ut rather hard on babies and fat oiks. Storms have threatened a num ?er of times, but so far they havd >assed around us. Large numbers of Shcpherdstown oik have been enjoying the bathing in he Potomac this week. The river was nuddv the first of the week, and the act that there was but a slight rise n the stream has made the clearing jp a little slow. Bass fishing has been impossible for some time past, owing :o the rains in the upper regions drain?d by the Potomac. The west half of the block of Main dreet between King and Princess ;treets has been resurfaced this week >y order of the town authorities. Last vcck Hne gravel was spread along the dock, and Monday morning a generous coating of oil and sand was added, "he method used in resurfacing is the lame that has proved so satisfactory n rebuilding other sections of street n Shcpherdstown. Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Byers and amily, of Berkeley county, entcrtain:d as their guests the past Sunday dr. and A\rs. L. M. Walker and their ion Charles, of Martinsburg, Master j amcs Durburow, of New York, Mrs ' i L. Cook, of Hagerstown, Mr. and ; drs. H. L. Byers, Mr. anu Mrs. H. J. Cook and family and Mr. C. H | ^ook, of Shepherdstown. A very valuable work horse belong- j ng to Charles Newton Jones, who | ives in Berkeley county, north of kll Aftll of/4ctnn'M ? , n ? \r 11 a/1 S'lwpnv I V? II, was MIK'U lilSI JflUIllay evening by a bolt of lightning, rhe animal was standing under a tree , n a field near a wire fence and the dectric discharge killed it instantly. | fhc horse, which was a big roan and juite valuable, was insured against j leath by lightning. J. L. Kindall, tenant on the Gait arm along the river east of Shep- j terdstown, who last week was arrested | ill a charge of operating a moonshine itill, was taken to the county jail in Charles Town the first of the week, iwing to his inability to arrange for , he bond which was set for his rci ease. The amount was $1,000, in de- j ault of which Kindall was jailed to i wait trial. When the authorities ' earched Kindall's premises they found j 10-gallon still and about 50 gallons ' >f mash ready for distilling. Two former residents of Jefferson ounty are candidates for nominations n the approaching primary election in icrkelev county. Attorney Charles N Campbell is an aspirant for the nomnation to the House of Delegates on h? Democratic ticket. He was a rcsilent of Charles Town a number ol ears and practiced law there before loving to Martinsburg. The other foricr Jeffersonian whose name will apear on the Democratic primary bal- . at is Richard F. Whiting, of Inwood, , - ho seeks a nomination for county | ommissioner. Mr. Whiting is a son f th*. late George C Whiting, of Sumiit Point. The vounp Son nf Mr on/1 I rrank McDonald, residing on the 'harjes Town road, rear the brick lant, is at last able to leave his bed, fter having been laid up for some me with a broken leg. This makes he fifth time the boy has fractured is limb. He has an older brother, rho, until the last few years, frequcnt1 suffered similar fractures and who roke almost every breakable bone in his bod/ It was recorded at the ime that he had suffered 17 or IP d!s? tnct fractures. The bones of these wo are so brittle that they have to xercise great care in not suddenly wisting any portion of their bodies.? lartinsburg Journal. ster. $1.50 A YEAR IN ADVANCE. NEW VOL 58 -No. 28. 1? SUMMER WKDDINNS. Mr. and Mrs. \k'. L i,tjn Donley, of this vicinity, announce ;'.ie marriage of their daughter, Miss kat tryn DonIcy. to Mr. Walter Smith SufcJcn. the cccrmon/ was performed ill' Zart.-s\tllc. O.iio, on Thursday iast, J ily 6th. Mr. ant Mi 3. Sugden will be at m"ii< !.i Sis. i?vi.lw, W. v.... after the h t jf Sc mb.'r. t - bride is * ..e it , eh .-Htii c-iiin y's brightest and most popular young women. She is a graduate of Shepherd College, and has been for some years past a leading teacher, having successfully and satisfactorily tilled positions in schools at Wheeling and Sistersville. We wish for her and her husband all conjugal felicity. Mr. Sugden was one of the most prominent football plovers in the East during his college ilsys, and has been interested in West Virginia University athletics. He is also prominent in Masonic circles iit this State, and is past Potentate of siris Temple Shrine of Wheeling. Miss Neva Virginia Weller, of Pineside, near Martinsburg, and Mr. Theodore Hoffman, of McKeesport, Pa , were married at the parsonage of the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Martinsburg Monday evening by Rev. Frank Stcclman. The groom has a responsible position in the office of the National Tube Works in McKecsjort. Mr. C. Clarence Boyd and Adits Bertie M. Wagaman, both of the Charles Town neighborhood, were married recently by Rev. T. M. Swann at the Southern Methodist parsonage in Charles Town. Colonel Boyd's Will. The will of the late Col. J. E. Boyd, who died at his home in Martinsburg recently, has been filed for probate. The instrument was written in March 1920, and a codicil was added in April, 1921. To his son, J. W. S. Boyd, he leaves for life, with remainder tr? Hia er<n In f?? '!" ?? ..._ estate in remainder purchased by the deceased from J. W. S. Boyd and known under the name or the "Crim Farm" and other names. The home property ut the corner of Raleigh and Burke is to be maintained as a home for his daughter, Mrs. Jane M. Hoke and h.s son, R. H. Boyd, at their election, until the youngest son of Mrs. Hoke becomes of age. To R. H. Boyd the sum of $6,000 is to be paid to equalize his share with that of his brother and sister for what they received from their uncle, R. H. Stcwcrt, who died before the birth of R. H. Boyd. To R. II. Boyd is also left in trust for Mrs. Hoke during her natural life, with remainder to her children, the contingent estate in remainder conveyed by Mrs. Hoke to her father known as the "Crim Farm"' and under other names, condition upon payment of certain obligations. The remainder of the property is to be sold and divided, one-third to R. H. Boyd outright, one-third to Mrs. Hoke for lite, and the other third to J. W. S. Boyd for life. J. W. S. Boyd and R. H. Bovd, sons, arc named executors of the estate. Road Matters in Court. An adverse report on the feasibility of opening a new county m id from the entrance to the Dutterer . .in. former ly tne Mi ley farm, west of Charles Town westward to the county road through the farm of iMrs. Thomas Frazier, resulted in the death of the project in the County Court on Friday last. The proposed road had been brought before the court on petition of sundry citizens of that portion of the county. Sheriff Mncoughtry presented the delinquent list and was given credit for the several tax bills therein. * The county clerk was directed to certify the list to the State Auditor. Another road opening proposed was brought before the court on a petition of citizens of Kabletown district, who want a road from the terminus of a road on the west side of the river to Christ Church on the mountain in the extreme southern end of the county. It was temporarily disposed of when the court appointed Jno. F. Ware, Thos. S. Heskett and C. R. Langdon, a committee of viewers to inspect and report on the project. C. E. Marlatt with Eugene Bready as his surety, qualified as a notary public at Harper's Ferry. Some Statistics About Kissing. Marietta, Ohio, July 6, 1922. Editor Register?Being an inter- 1 estcd reader of the Register, I venturo a slight comment on an article in your last issue which states that kissing is a modern art. The following would seem to antedate the Queen of Sheba: Genesis. 29: 11. Genesis, 33: 4. Genesis, 45: 15. Songs of Solomon, 8: 1. Proverbs, 27: 6. 1 Psalms, 2: 12. If Solomon knew about kissing, I should think the Oueen of fihehn m.t?? have also. Sincerely yours, MRS. E. W. O Fritzie's Gone. Fritizie Dachshund Gibson, the pet dog of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gibson, passed away this week at the ripe old age of fourteen years and ond month, his death being caused by the infirmities of old age. For a long time Fritzie has been a familiar flg? ure on the streets of Shepherdstown, and for the past twelve years has been a subscriber to the Saturday Evening Post.