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Established 1849. H. L SNYDER, Publisher THK FAIR NEXT WEEK. With the opening of Morgan's Grove p4 r I tew days uu, cvciy uiuicd ;he exhibits in each department show large increases [,ur :I. . of last year. The Agriculturai j _p.?r mcnt and the Ladies' de-irtni-he filled to overflowing, [_ . .-ti'-n being the problem of placing I; the exhibits. Owing to the jn.rcased premiums in the Live Stock . which in some instances w'erc it: r than doubled, breeders of fnc animals within a large radius front s .mi are entering their The poultry exhibit, big last >ear. will be even larger, and ch'.,-:.-,n r inciers will have a chance to look over a fine display of poultry. In addition to the exhibits already mentioned, and in addition to local exhibitors who are on hand year after jUr. nut-of-town firms have asked for space to show their wares. Music . ipanies will be there in number. A: rig those already listed arc Cramer's Palace of Music, and Grimes and Smith, of Frederick, The Moller Company, of Hagerstown, and Wagner'-; Music Store, of Charles Town. The Standard Oil Company, of Martir nt iil be 011 hand with an interesting display. The Internationa! Har\ester Company will have a large exhibit through their representatives in Martinsburg. Bester and Company, H.iu r>Mivn, will have their usual exhibit of flowers, in addition to others ire expected to apply. A score of auton le companies will have exhibits. a; J it is thought that the "au It-i u " will be one of the features of the Fair. In addition to the attractions in front ,.f the grandstand. there will be plenty of other imusements on hand. L. F. Stine will be there again with his outfit of amusement machinery, including 3 ferr - 'eel. merry-go-round, whip, and other concessions. This equipment \\ is shipped yesterday from Tolcfiester Beach. Md., where it has been located for some time past. The LaScala Novelty Orchestra, Hagerstown. will furnish music for dancing, and the hall over the spring will be used again this year. While every act in fmnt of the grandstand is expected to he c od. it is thought that Kate Mullini's Royal Hussars, a musical organization composed of women, will be the feature of the program. The Norf"Ik 'nd Western Railroad has announ it Morgan's Grove will be a reru'.ir -*"p for all trains that stor at Shtcherdstov. n all Five days durin* the fa:r Fliers announcing reduced rate* have 'Isn been put out by the N & W The d.iirv herds on exhibit and in rnmrt t ? i.P . *li hnttnr tiro rt oirar before. r e opinion of the nianage ment unusual interest is the an noun t that J. W. Heath, from i- \ n. Pa., will be judge of the Jersey cattle section of the Live nt. Mr. Heath Is one of the ir ?t mi. .essful and most widely-kr.nwn ..ittle breeders in the United Tun hand- will be at the Fair penitlR day, which is Lahnr Ii I arson's Hand, of Baitimore, and t Knights of Pythias Band, nt A tmsport, Md. Farson's Bind wiil he here all five days, but the Wilt m>"nrt Hnnd will be here onh j'.r opcninR day. Season tickets f ' tin Fair are now on sale ? i places in Shepherd?B| twoi. it >l r \n admission of 25 cent? u ,, be charged those who ' automobile inside the Rrounds. Show, always one of the of the Fair, - r ,:ri lav. September H. L. Snyder, the baby show for in charge again are offered as silver ^O; for prettiest :V. chain; for prct' b.tbv. neck chain; for t rri/e S3.50, sccono twins. S5.00. tures of the Fair r . .. vewing contest, for 1 years of age, which , nav afternoon direction of Mrs. ^B of the <* ;.ih. in which prizes ^B r ttic best display eirls under 14 ^cars i iron's department, ^^B of Mrs. Na [f n which a number ^^B tor various article M ? i-tants in the |B| :ire requested to ?llc<".' hutldinr*. toj^B > r-e transportation ^B "funds will be . will be received BB n Friday, and on the morning until ^B rnnon. after which B| The only ex^B will be ^B is cut flowers, ^B ^B " < first dav of the king a great deal ^B s been using Gar H der purchased at ( - Jonteel, B reqOwens', where ;1 attention. j SI) cp Shepht ANOTHER TREASON TRIAL. The trial of Walter Allen, the second treason case to be tried in Charles i Town from troubl; nrisinR out of the armed march of miners in Logan county about a year ago. began on Monday, after a week's delay due fo the ab sence of defense witnesses. A iury was selected with uausual rapiditv on Monday afternoon, ar.J of the twelve I men, ten are farmers living in rural districts. The list of jurors in the case | is as follows: George W. Rouss. farmer, Charles Town; B. W. livers, t farmer. Summit Point; D. O. Slull, farmer, Kabletown; S. J. Hackensmith, farmer, Charles Town; Francis Daniels, farmer, Charles Town; W. H. Ware, farmer, Kabletown; Herman Huyett, farmer, Charles Town; John R. Lewis, bookkeeper, Charles Town; Alonzo Jones, farmer. Summit Point; , C. E. Ashwood, carpenter. Summit Point; Charles J. Derr, farmer. Moler's Cross Roads; J. Ernest Watson, farm| er, Charles Town. So far the State has examined about 20 witnesses in the three days the trial has been Roing on. It is understood that the total number of witnp<;5P5 fnr thp will run a..?- 1 ru\ and the defense will have the same number. Conservative estimates as to the length of the trial indicate that four or five weeks will be the length of the case, but others have intimated that 60 days will more likely be consumed before the jury arrives at a verdict. Interest in the cgse rivals that manifested in the trial of William Blizzard, who was acquitted in the first case tried in Charles Town The State opened its case by the filing of a bill of particulars which was satisfactory to the defense, in which Allen was set up as one of the chief alleged actors in the formation of the alleged treasonable conspiracy to levy war against the State in I.ogan county , last summer. After the accentance of ! the bill of particulars the jury was ! sworn in. Attorney Belcfier in his I opening statement supplemented the bill of particulars by going over the ; , happenings in Mingo and Logan counties, saying that the State would j show that the purpose of the miner* i was to blow up the court-house in 1 Logan county, kill the sheriff and his deputies, and march on to Mingo and there destroy martial law?all of which j constituted an attack against the gov' eminent of the State in these two couni ties. Attorney Belcfier said the Stat 1 would also show that Allen collected I thousands of dollars for the support of the armed march, and that he was | instrumental in arming the men. The defense reserved the right to make its opening statement when it is prepared to put on its testimony. The trial was abruptly halted yesterday afternoon when by agreement of both the State and the defense^ | George W. Rouss was permitted to go lis the home of his father, Milton O. Rouss, near Kabletown. A desperate ( illness of Captain Rouss, which atfpnHino nhvcipinnc cqiH mpant inpuit. \ able death within a few hours, caused Judge Woods to recess the session r court until this morning. Mr. Rnuss went to Kabletown in the custodv n' , a deputy, the rest of the jury remaining j in Charles Town. It is possib'c th" j the trial may be adjourned until r.orr.r j time next week, in the event of t" death of Captain Rouss. (iood Work. "Clean-Up" day was observed in Shepherdstown yesterday in coniJ pliance with the request of the Mayor | and town council. Property owners , cleaned up the streets in front of their I homes, and the town authorities made ! arrangements to have the dirt hauled away. As a result, the appearance of the streets is much improved. The town officials ask us to express their thanks to the people who so eh. i fully complied with the request to clean up in front of their premises. On every street the good work was carried on, and of course the town is so much better off. This morning a force of workmen began sweeping A\ain street and applying another coat of oil. Starting at the top of the hill, the oil will he applied as far as the present supply will last. puting this street in good I oj'der for the heavy travel of fair i week. Mayor Molcr and our ofhetown officials have made a splendid } record this year in improving our streets and keeping them in satisfac j tory condition. A I.oss to Shepherd College. Mrs. Lottie M. Schnoider, who for the past several years has held the position of critic teacher at Shepherd College, has resigned, to take tip work with the Johnson Hook Company, in Richmond, Va. She will sell her home 1 ft the edge of Shephordsfown on the Charles Town road, and will move t> Richmond to take up her work there about the middle of September Her son, Robert, w ill remain in Shepherdstown to complete his studies at the (College. Mrs. Schneider was regard ed as an efficient instructor in the College, and her good work will be missed. In Richmond she will help edit school text books for the Johnson company. No one has yet hiyn appointed to take her place, as it is ttnj dcrstood her resignation came rather I suddenly. Victrolas and a full line of Victor records, including a full line of the latest September Victor records, just arrived at Owens' drug store. Also Victrola needles. I)eri>si MONTANI SEMPER ;rdstown, Jefferson County, W< AN INTERESTING TRIP. Plans for the entertainment of the women who will attend the convention of the West Virginia Federation ol Women's Clubs which will meet in Shepherdstown September 12th to 15th, are being rapidly completed by the various committees now hard at work. cue leaiure on the program that is expected to appeal with peculiar attraction to the visiting women will be a tour through Jefferson county which will take place on Wednesday afternoon, September 13th. Few localities in the State have the wealth of historic legends and facts, the natural beauties and quaintness of the old homes, with their entrancing attractions, that Jefferson county has to offer. Jefferson county, the home of Revolutionary generals, the home of the Washington brothers, the gem of the Shenandoah Valley and the pride of the State of West Virginia, will be seen at its best when the visiting club-women are here to enjoy its attractions and be served with its hospitality. Realizing that it will be impossible to have a well-informed guide for each car-load of visitors, the local Woman's Club is having printed an interesting historical booklet which will tell of the different places and homes visited along the route. Written by Mrs. H Pirtkney Schley, the booklet is valuable not only as a descriptive itinerary, but as a brief history of interesting places in the county where its historv is a local pride, hospitality is a tradition, "farming a science and horticulture a fine art." The 2,000-word booklet will be given to each of the visitors who take the trip, and a number of extra conies will also be nrint ed. Leaving Shepherdstown, the route of the trip passes by the James Rumsey house at the corner of New and Duke streets and by Rose Brake, the Dttndridge home. Passing Rockland, the Muzzcy home, built in 1812, the party will pass through Kearneysville to Traveler's Rest, a house built and occupied by General Horatio Gates, of Revolutionary fame, a mile beyond the town. At Leetown the home of General Charles Lec will be visited. In Middleway the visitors will have n chance to look around this ancient village. The booklet tells the story of how the place came to be known j as "Clipp" by reason of a real true ghost story. Harewood, on the Charles I Town road, the home of Samuel Washington, will be the next stopping 1 place, and from there the route pro1 cceds to St. George's Chapel, btTikt in the reign of King George II of England, and undoubtedly the first rhurrh u/Pct nf thr* RIiip PI Hop Mr*nr? tains. The party will then visit Claymont Court, the palatial residence of teh JVlurphy family, near Charles Town. In Charles Town the visitors will be ! entertained at the Charles Town Inn with a tea Riven by the Woman's Club of that place. Leaving Charles Town, the towns of Harper's Ferry and Bolii var, with their interesting history, : will be visited. Supper will be servi ed for all in the party at the New! comer home, overlooking Jefferson's j rock. It is said that Jefferson once ' remarked that the view from that point was worth a trip across the Ati lantic Ocean to see. That was a remarkable statement for those days. It , is certain that the visiting West Vir1 ginia women will agree that it is worth 1 a trip to Harper's Ferry. After the supper at Harper's Ferry, which will be served by the Harper's Ferry Woman's Club, the party will return to Shepherdstown. Cot His Man After Many Days. "I'll get him sooner or later," said Capt. Ed W. Athev, of the West Virginia State penitentiary guards, speaking of Harry Milton, of Chicago, who escaped from the prison at Moundsvillc about a year ago. And Captain Athey, who formerly lived in Shepherdstown, spoke the words of truth, for within the past week Milton has , been rc'urned to prison after enjoy- j ing a year of freedom. It seems that last summer during a benefit baseball game at the prison, Milton, who had ' gained the confidence of the guards ' was taking up the admissions to the ! game. The contest waved interesting, I arid while no one was looking, he slipped away from the prison yard with the money he had collected. His es- j cape was apparently a great success. Several months ago Cantain Athev re- j signed to accent a position in Wheeling. Last Fridav as he was walking > A .U? I,.--.I..,) VOUnn Tl'f U(l? II lilt MIW, IIV rt^ivu HUM ' . .... j recognition was mutual, and the f"C' tive sped awav, hut Athey. not to he outdone, pursued and captured him It is understood that Captain Athev was ponular with the men at Mottndsville. Known well in Shcphcrdstnwr [ as a baseball player, be organized a team among the prisoners, and is siid to have had a ' cry creditable orp nizafion. New .Matron At pointMrs. C. I. Cavalier, of Harper's Ferry, has been appointed matron of idle gir'r.' dormitorv at Shepherd College, to take the place of Mrs Alice Mvers, who resigned her work there i at the end of the school ve;"-. The appointment receives general approbation among friends of the College, f r I Mrs. Cavalier is a highly-regardci wo- i man of p'leasing personality and high principles. She will he an addition to the community, and her coming her is welcomed. Mrs. Myers' services a* the dnrmiior have been satisfactory in every degree, but she has resigne to he with her daughter. Miss Rut' Myers, who will teach again this w inter in the public schools of Morgantown oton LIBF.RI. est Virginia, Thursday, August PERSONAL NOTES. Mrs. Virginia Byerly, and her two daughters. Miss Ruth Byerly, of NewOrleans, La , and Miss Mary Byerly. of St. Paul, Minn., are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Martin, north of Shephcrdstown. The Byerlys formerly lived in Shepherdstown. Shepherdstown teachers attending the Berkeley county teachers' institute in Martinsburg this week include Miss Julia Hill, Miss Sarah Folk, Mis% Mary C. Needy, Mr. William IV Himes, Mr. Lawrence L. Taylor, Mr. Georg*. T. Knodc and Miss Lillian O. Stump. Mr. and Mrs. J Craig Huff and their little son drove from Philadelphia to Shepherdstown the first of the week. Mrs. Huff and Craig. Jr., expect to spend a week or ten days here visiting Mrs. Huff's parents. Mr. and Mrs H. M. Turner. Dr. and Mrs. A. PL Craig and son, Albert, of Washington, drove up to Shepherdstown this week to spend a few days with Mrs. Craig's parents. Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Jones. Mr. Jones has been rather seriously ill for the past couple of weeks. Prof. H. G. Colchank, of Fairmont, W. Va., is in Shepherdstown visiting Mr. Wm. D. Himes. Professor Cole hank is one of the instructors at th Berkeley county teachers' institute, which is meeting in Martinsburg tht week. Mr. Willoughby M. Lemen, who is employed with the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, of Klizabethport. , N. J., is in Shepherdstown to spend i a two-w ceks' vacation w ith his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Lemen. Mr. and Mrs. Z. S. Boone, of Greenville, N. C., werc*in Shepherdstown the ft"st of the week visiting Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Schley. Mr. Boone is employed with the Mergenthaler Linotype Company. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Banks, and daughter, Miss Mildred, and Mr. C. J. Miller, from west of town, were in .Smith*. burg, Md., Tuesday looking over the peach orchards in that neighborhood Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Needy, their daughter, Frankie, of Shepherdstown and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Spcrow, from west of town, arc visiting friends this week in Brooklyn, Baltimore. Mr. Jack Billmyer, who is employed with the Western Maryland Railroad, .in Baltimore, is in Shepherdstown to i spend his vacation with his parents Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Billmyer. Mr. George T. Trundle, Jr., a prominent consulting engineer of Cleveland, O., is spending his vacation at the home of his father, George T. Trundle, Sr., at Bakerton. , Mrs. J. H. Hodges, and little daugli ter, Virginia, of Martinsburg, and Mr Agnes Hendricks, of Shenandr Junction, are visiting Mrs. W. V. Fini ly, in Roanoke, Va. Rev. and Mrs. W. M. Compton and their children have been spending a few weeks in Franklin, W. Va., visiting friends and relatives in Mrs. Compton's old home. Mr. Edgar Knode, of Washington, is J here to spend his vacation with his i parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Knode, ; who live across the river from Shepherdstown. Mr. Matthew Page Andrews, who has been spending his vacation at his old home at Fruit Hill farm, north of town, returned to Baltimore on Sunj dayMr. Charles W. Licklider, of F.liz! abeth. W. Va., spent a few days in ' QhonhnrHctnwn locf ?'i*h l?!c fom_ ; ily, who are spending the summer here. Mr. William R. Miller, of Shepherdstown, has been confined to his home for the last few weeks by a rather serious illness from heart trouble. Mr. J. D. Muldoon, of Charleston, who is State supervisor of rural schools, spent the week-end with his family in Shephcrdstown. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. R. Geary, of Mt. Jackson, ' Va., passed through Shephcrdstown last Friday and were callers at the Register office. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Freeman and children, of Piedmont, W. Va , were in Shephcrdstown one day this week renewing acquaintances. Mr. James Haley, of Roanoke, Va., formerly of Shephcrdstown, is here to visit friends and attend the Morgan's Grove Fair Mrs. Ruth Flanagan and children, r* f I.# * I i morn o ro iMcifSrin nt tho ItAmo of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Carter in Shepherdstou n. Mr Harry White will leave tomorrow for Richwood, W. Vn.. where he will teach in the-pi:bl:c schools apain ?h : year. Mr W. H. Wagner, of Wagner's Music Store, Charles Town, was a caller at the Register office on Tues- ' day. Miss Rachel Snyder has returned home after an extended visit to Slaugter Reach. J)e!., and Atlantic City. Miss Gertrude Muldoon, who spent the past month in Charleston, W. Via., has returned to her home here. Mr. C. G. Molcr, of Uvilla, was a I caller at the Register office on Monday. ; Mr. S J. Hodges is in Baltimore this] week on a busineo- trip. Mr. Walter E. Herr, has been in j Baltimore this week. iUgi 31st, 1922. CROSSING THK DARK RIVER. ' Mrs. Laura Lent/, widow of the late Rev. H Max Lcnjz. fornicrlv of Shop herdstown, died at the Frederick Citv ' Hospital on August 11th. following an1 ilness lasting about five weeks. Extreme dilation of the heart was the final cause of death, although she had had strokes of paralysis on several occasions. The news of her death come as a shock to her many friends In Shcpherdstown. The wife of the pop^ ular pastor of the Lutheran Church here, she was loved by a w ide circle of friends, who sympathized deeply [ with her when Mr. Lentz was drowned in the Potomac river near Shcpherdstown in 1904 Following his untimely death, Mrs. Lentz moved to York, Pennsylvania, where she lived j for a number of years. Mrs. Lentz, j was married twice, her Hrst husband being a resident of Frederick, Md.. who died there many years ago. The funeral services were held in Frcder ! ick on Monday, August 14th, and interment was made in Woodshoro cemetery. Mrs. Lent* is survived by a son, John l.cntr, who is in the 7Gth U. S. Field Artillery at Camp Russell, >X'y- j oming; a step-son, Hualfn Max l.cntz, | I Who has been an enRineer in Mexico I for a number of years'; and two step- ! daughters. Mrs. Frederick Dexter Whit\ ing, of Kansas City, Mo., dnd Mrs Ruth Hoffman, the wife of a surgeon j in Black Mountain, N C. Thomas Alexander Jones, one of ] j the oldest residents of the Bardane I neighborhood, died at his home there | last Thursday at the age of H4 years Mr. Jones, who was a Confederate j veteran, was a native of Albemarle j county, Virginia, but came to Jefferson I county and located in Bardane about 140 years ago. His death came aftci ! an illness of several weeks. He i? survived by thrcj daughters. Mrs. , i.nanes miner. oi Micnnnaonn junction, Mrs. Harvey Whittington, of Hardline, and Mrs. Cox, of Kearneys- 1 villc. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2.30 p m., at Bardane, con 1 ducted by Rev. T. M. Swann. Inter- | mcnt was made in Elmwood Cem tcr, Shepherdstown. Miss Sallic R. Watson, a life-long i resident of the Lcetown vicinity, died J I at the home of her niece, Mrs. Lec i Osbourn, last Thursday, at the age of 85 years. Miss Watson, who was ! a member of the Lcetown Methodist Church, was the oldest member of the i i family of the late Kphraim Watson,' 1 i who lived near Leetown. Surviving ; Miss Watson are two brothers, Lloyd L. Watson and F. L. Watson, of this . ' county, and three sisters, Miss Annie Watson and Miss Lucy Watson, of Leetown, and Mrs. Henry Nicely, of Mid- j dleway. The funeral service was held Saturday morning at II o'clock in the [ Lcetown Methodist Church, and inter- j ment was made in the cemetery at 1 Middlewav. Mrs. Susan J. Propps, widow of t I late James H. Propps, died at her 1 home in Halllown last Friday morning, aged 80 years. For many years Mrs. Propps had been a member < 1 the Presbyterian Church of Charles j Town. She is survived by seven chil- I dren, three sons and four daughters f Ceo. W. Propps, of Washington, Jame i M. Propps, of Charles Town, and ' bert J. Propps, of Halltown; Mrs. Ida i I McDonald, Mrs. Carrie Johnson, Mrt , Fannie Torney, all of Washington, and I Mrs. Grace Roderick, of Charles Town. 1 Her funeral took place Saturday, and the remains were buried in the Lutheran Cemetery in Bolivar. James G. Aldridgc, a prominent farmer of Jefferson county, died at his i home on the Middlcway pike, ihrec miles west of Charles Town, yesterday, j at the age of 74 years. His death was not altogether unexpected, as it came after an illness of almost two months Mr. Aldridge is survived by his wife. . who was a Miss Shirley, daughter oi the late George W.JShirlcy, of Middle- , wav, and by four daughters, one ci | vhnm is Miss Estelle Aldridge, who attended Shepherd College for a coupl?* of years. He also leaves a sister, Mrs ; D. M. Matthews, of Baltimore. < George C. Ricamorc, a former res ident of Shepherdstown and for many I years a wetMcnown citizen of Bcrryville, Va., died last week at his home in Washington City, where he had resided for some time past. He was , about 75 years old. Mr. Ricamore, who was a Confederate veteran, was a man of gentle and kindly disposition, and had a wide circle of friends. He was the grandfather of Misses Pauline ana ? . Virginia Ricamore, of Shcpherdstown ' Surviving are his wife and several sons ( and daughters. Stephen H. Fcagans, who was for i a number of years the operator of a t mill near Wheatland, Jefferson county, died suddenly at his home in Potomac Va., near Alexandria, on I August 21st. Mr. Feagans had just is f| !i rne to board a trolley car, and < was standing in the station wben.Jie;. was seized with an attack of heart < failure. He died a few minutes after I he carried to his home. He is < survived by two brotktfrs, W. C. j< Feagans, of Wheatland, and Joseph I Feagans, of Ridpeway, W. Va. * Ceorgc R Sonner, of Martinsburg, ( d;cd at his home at Pairfax Circle, | Berkeley place, on Friday last, follow- , inp his third stroke of paralysis. Mr. , Sonner came to Martinsburg a number ; of years ago from Strasburg, Va. He is survived by his widow and nine ' children, four daughters and five sons. John Hamilton Gregory, a wellknown resident of Martinsburg, (died I j at his home there last Friday at th$ I age of 53 years. I ' - 1 ster. $1.50 A YEAR IN ADVANCE. NEW VOL. 58?No. 35. 1.1 i n.K LOCALS. Mrs. Lydia Molcr, cnc of Shepherdstain's most highly regarded residents, celebrated her 78th birthday a fevc days ago. Her friends remembered tlllft llprdhl#* Iln f J 1 ....v. ,?uw..-??.vcu :a y in many ways, and among the reminders she received were 175 post-cards congratulating her on the celebration. Workmen arc busy this week repairing the hole in the ceiling of th. portico of the old college building, which w as Caused sonic w eeks ago w hen the 600-pound weight on the town clock came loose from its moorings and crashed down from the tower A number of years ago this weight fc'l causing more damages than on the occasisn of its latest sudden descent The farmers of this neighborhno I have begun to cut off corn and fill their silos, and this work will be pushed right along now. The corn crop in this section is variable. The corn that was planted early will make a large yield. That which came a little later is only a fair crop, while the lat planted corn is very poor, having b seriously uffected by the drought that struck it at an untimely period in its growth. Vacancies in the Kablctown district schools were tilled last week by,the Hoard of Education of that district. Daniel Englc. of Uvilla, was appointed principal, and Miss Alice Maddex, of Shephcrdstown was appointed intermediate teacher in the school at Summit Point. Both arc graduates of Shepherd College here. Benjamin Crampton, of Charles Town, was given the princifcalsliip of the school at Kablctown. There will be a subscription dance in the Community Hall. Shrnhrrdtlnmn next Thursday evening, for the benefit of the Sweet Briar, Va., College endowment fund, under the direction ? Mrs. Henry Shepherd, Mrs. John Cronley and Mrs. Henry Howard Williams, of Shepherdstown. The admission will be $2-50 per couple, $1.50 for men and $1.00 for women. Louie Brown's orchestra, of Washington, will furnish music for the dance, which will begin at H p. m. Armistead S. Lucas has rented a part of the Snvder building on Main stteet opposite the postnfflcc and will use it as a sales room for the sale of Studebakcr automobiles, gasoline, oil. tires and accessories. He exp to be open for business about September 1st. This stand is conveniently located and he respectfully asks for a share of your business. Sin-; Mr. I.ueas is secretary of the Sh-' herdstown Light and Water Company he will use this ofiicc for the collection of the accounts due the company. Judge Woods, of the Circuit Court has allowed decrees to be entered in two divorce cases. In one of them an absolute divorce was granted Ernest Rogers from Ruth Rogers, both residents of Charles Town. In the other, Mrs. Lottie Whittington was given a similar decree O no i ft C t h o U?iaKor?/4 WfL !**! ? ? u^hiiioi iiv| nusuaiiu, vjwui winiliiiKton. The court furthered ordered in the latter case that the defendant shall pay ten dollars a month for the maintenance of a daughter of the marriage till she shall attain the age ?f 21 years. Stephen Gordon, a well-known resident of Berkeley county, was fatally injured in Martinsburg Saturday afternoon, when he stepped into an orelevator shaft on the first floor of the l.ord building there. He died in the City Hospital at midnight Saturday night, when he fell into the shaft, Mr. Gordon grabbed his brother-inlaw, Elisha Butts, in an effort to keep himself from falling, but Mr. Butts was only slightly injured in the fall of about seyen feet. The deceased, who was aKout 67 years old, is survived by his wife, four children and three sisters. A stick of dynamite was exploded at Cumbo, north of Martinsburg, in the Baltimore & Ohio freight and transfer yards there early Friday morning, and while no damage was done, officials and men are apprehensive over the situation arising out of tnc snopmen s strike. Most of the men who work at Cumbo, 150 to 200 in number, sleep in one large b aiding. It is said that a stick of dynamite placed under the building wo: Id kill scores. Minor officials state that it is not thought that any attempt was made to destroy life or property, but that the object was to frighten the men there. A total of 108 teachers were enrolled in the Jefferson county teachers' institute, which was held in the Charles Town high school building last week, rwenty-fivc teachers from Shepherdslown and vicinity attended the sessions, which were presided over tyr bounty Superintendent I. N. Bonham. I. I). Muldoon, State supervisor if rural schools, formerly of Shepherdstown, was one of the speakers in fhe program. Following is a list of those in attendance from Shepherdstown: Misses Abbie Banks, Mildred R. Clipp, Mary E. Davis, Mary Donley, Edna L. Giegas, Charlotte Grose, Ella M. Kelsey, Laura Licklider, Vivian McDonald, Agnes Reinhart, Louise Rightstine. Mabel Thompson, Catherine Winters, Laura C. Strider and Mrs. Florence Grubbs; Messrs. Richard Davis, George Hartzell, Geo, N. Heare, Walter Herr, Charles Kretzcr, Kirklfind McKee, Newton McKee, and Harry L. White. John W. Branson and John W. Harris, colored, also of Shepherdstown, attended the meetings.