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Established 1849. H. L. SNYDER, Publisher CONVENTION ENDED FRIDAY. I jh. convention of the Federated U>~ - Clubs of Virginia clos epherdstown last Friday after!" - Register of last week gave . plete report up to Thursday afThe nroceedings after that ; iternuu" - . viuded addresses by representatives of \arious departments of social and i(fairs, conferences and Jtp'rt# and routine business. The report of the tellers showed that the ticket headed by Mrs. Garden as president, recommended by the nommat c committee, was elected withr rposition. and the new officers v.-. presented to the convention Friday morning. An invitation from Vi'hec ng to hold the next convention r. that city was accepted. The business f the convention was concluded ?nd final adjournment made about 1 o'clock Friday afternoon. After lunch- , e, n n the old tow n hall the delegates r,p fIv dispersed, many driving to the:- homes in even the most distant put- if the State by automobile, and S iturday morning the convention u as but a memory here, for' practically a of the visitors had departed. Bt:t the memory was a pleasant one t all who were interested. Our local , cluh 1 U put across the biggest thing 1 f t!:. sort ever attempted in Shcpherdstown. The delegates and visi- I t rs .ad been entertained most com If rtnbk and there had been no un- I plea-ant incident nor any slip-up in the arrangements for a smooth and satisfactory convention. It was no s?u!l thing to entertain two hundred delegates and visitors, composed, as * were, of the highest type of the u men of our State, and to do it so well that there was no complaint or friction. The people of the community ,n generously opened their homes id wlv gave freely of their "time and energy performed a real service, and the r helpfulness and public spirit is ( cenuinelv appreciated in our own town and b\ the guests. The heads of the various committees ered such efficient and satisfact'Tv service were: General chair- | man. Mt Wm. B. Snyder, president of the Shepherdstown club; credenti.ils. Mrs Mabel Hcnshaw-Gardiner; , housing, Mrs. J. L. Welshans; president's luncheon. Mrs. A. D. Kenantertainment, Mrs. H. A. 1 Downs; trains, Mrs. E. L. Goldsbor- l ouch; automobiles, Mrs. H. M. Banks; i usher-. Mrs. C. F. Lyne. These ladies 1 were ably assisted by the members of I their respective committees, and all I worked together most harmoniously. I There is rto question about the ap- 1 preciati'-n of our visitors who were so 1 cordialk and comfortably received and i entertained The proverbial hospital- i >ple of the Eastern Panhandle had drawn them from every j part of our State, and the pleasant , realit\ of their experiences was even j r re than their delighted anticipation. ( M> ith real hospitality the homes of our , people were opened to them and no courtesy or kindness was withheld, phc president's luncheon on Tuesday I Inc i'nciv (luniuniimc mat naa Dtcn i iced for their pleasure, the won- i il drive to historic points on Wed- 1 av and the entertainment at lev Town and Harper's Ferry } <r>. il features that evervhodv , ed and appreciated. The facili- ? ifferef for the comfortable and j factor'.- transaction of the business c convention were most acceptable Whh one accord the visitors ex- ' d their praise and gratification. J re that they will never ' et S: phcrdstown and .Jefferson ' t "d the hospitable people who I ' r on here so enjoyable. The ] era n has out Shepherdstown on j ( tr ip n i most happy way, so far ] )c n n of West Virginia are coned "'Trs f >F T1 IF. CONVFNTION. day when the delegates (I ' ' the convention visited < ' rry. the passing of some j ' loiiMbiles filled with these 1 1 d women created some :' n the last-named town. | -i t! is mean?" said one na- ' thet. "Oh. nothin' much," < led; "the ladies' aid of i f -r ovn has come down to ' < ning." t formal invitation was ex- ; - J " convention to meet ncxtjt iing. there was silence 1 I ' Then a delegate arose!i move that we come back i ' wn," There was heartv ; | III till' vicW/irc I 1" J to our home folks I< ' 'c invitation to Wheeling i ! with thanks and tlic t 1 meet there next year. < arming rages who so I during the conven- ; v Scully, Linnie Schley, i and jean Wysong i were delighted with | ntatives of the sweet ( a of our community I i '1 "The Mistletoe i r i!i<tic that manv of I mmped and exclaimed ? t the old chest hanged < ! iir young bride who < 1 .d, the bride her- I ' i little frightened for lit rcallv close with a 1 I v Trump popped out i r than she had i ( llcpc authorities did - ss of the convention I t Control generous- I of the college build- | rmitories, and Prcsi- > White rendered all pos ving the fullest ifse of i The dormitories i < 1 Sljcpl Shephe housed a large proportion of the strangers, and no more pleasant place for the business and public sessions could be found than the college auditorium. President White's thoughtfulness and interest did much for the success of the convention. ?y some inadvertence the .name of Elise Billmyer was omitted last week in the Register's account of the pantomime. As one of the wedding guests in "The Mistletoe Bough," in her quaint oia-iasntoned gown, she was one of the pretty girls on the stage. T0 show the appreciation of the visitors, we publish the following from a letter written by Mrs. John B. Garden, of Wheeling, president of the Federation, to Mrs. Wm. B. Snyder, president of the Shepherdstown club: Dear Mrs. Snyder?I want to again thank you arm the members of your club for the wonderful cordiality shown to all of us on the occasion of our eighteenth convention. Your splendid arrangements for the guests and the way in which all details were carried out marks the meeting as one of the finest we have ever had. Personally I want to thank you all for your courtesy to me and for your loyal support. In fact, I feel that the whole town should receive a unanimous vote of thanks for the hearty welcome they extended to us and als0 for all the work and trouble which the convention meant to all. The generosity of editor of the Shepherdstown Register in giving to each delegate his excellent paper containing the story of the convention was also much appreciated. I am sure that there will be a great increase in club interest and growth because of our trip to Shepherdstown Loving greetings to all. Wedding Bells are Kinging. Mr. William Breitback, of Washington, and Miss Nellie Ma; Miller, [ daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert G Miller, of Shepherdstown, were married last Saturday in Washington. The bride, who has been in the government service in Washington for several years past, is a graduate of Shepherd College, class of 1913. After a ) wedding trip to New York and Atlantic City Mr. and Mrs. Breitback will make their home in Washington Miss Olive Butler Athey, daughter ! Df Mrs. Bertha Athey, of Shepherds- | town, and Mr. Earl Mundey, of Washington, were married in the latter city recently. The bride is a graduate of j Shepherd College, class of 1917, and ' has taught school in this section since i tier graduation. The groom is a son 3f Joseph Mundey, who lived in Shep- ; herdstown a ftumber of years ago. The > rriends of the young couple will wish for them great happiness. Mr. Earl Marshall, of Moler's Cross Roads, and Miss Elizabeth Porter, of Shenandoah Junction, were married last Saturday at the Southern Metho- j Jist parsonage in Shepherdstown by Rev. W. M. Compton. Mr. Ira Silverthorn and Miss Jessie Irvin Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith, all of Martinsburg, were married in that city last Thursday by Rev. Dr. F. M. Woods. Mr. Carl Schneider, of Martinsburg, tnd Miss Virginia Kilmer, of Hcdgcs/ille, eloped to Beaver Creek, Md., last I Saturday, where they were married by I Rev. C. A. Quenzel. Mr. James Garland Cromwell and Vliss Helen Virginia Light, both of ' Martinsburg, were married in that city ast Monday. Mr. Cromwell formery resided, at Harper's Ferry. Mr. Lacey Ward Busey and Miss 1 Blanche May Simpson, both of Martinsburg, were married in that city j ast week. A Mystery Solved. The Identity of the man who was juried at Kcedysville Md., a month Jr more ago under the belief that he was S.*Eward Grove, of Harper's Ferry, has been established. He was j Thomas M. Templeton, formerly employed in the Veterans' Bureau in Washington. He was a native of New 1 Drleans, where he at one time pracriced law, Mr. Templeton dropped lead in tne lobby of a small hotel at the corner of Pennsylvania avenue and Third street, and his body was taken to the morgue. Here it was identified as the body of S. Edward Grove, and upon instructions from his rela- 1 tives it was sent to Kcedysville and jiven decent burial, being interred , without opening the coffin. Two weeks later Mr. Grove was discovered alive in St. Elizabeth Hospital, and there was much comment as to whose jorpse had been buried. An investigation having been made, a cousin of Templeton living in Washington made the true identification bv means of a photograph of the dead iody taken at the morgue and other evidence. The dead man is survived by nts wire ana a son, oum m [he son being Major Hamilton Templeton, of the 0- S Army. He has been communicated with, and it is expected that the body will be reinterrcd whert suitable arrangements shall have been made. Mr. Grove is still in St Kli/abcth's Hospital in Washington, and there is not much improvement in his condition. School supplies?tablets, notebooks, loose-leaf books, Parker, Rexall and Conklyn latest style fountain pens, at prices to suit you, at Owens' drue store. Our prices are reasonable, and we after you the best. C. F. Wall Co. j, Ijcr&sl MONTANI SEMPER irdstown, Jefferson County, W< DEATH IS EVER Bl'SY. Sergeant Major John Quick, a native of this county, and distinguished for gallantry both in the Spanish American War and the World War. died at his home in St. Louis, Mo., on September 9th, according to a message reaching his father. Constable Landon Quick. oY Charles Town. Major Quick served in the Marine Corps nearly -V) years. For meritorious service in Cuba in the war with Spain he was voted a medal by tb? Congress of thc United States In ? c World War his conduct while in ac ion in France won for him complim itarv mention both in the press dic atches and in magazine articles of i <t period. His health became impai- 1 after an attack of influenza, a* he was retired three years ago, whet ie was 47 years of age. He leaves idow, father and five sisters. Two o istcrs, Mrs. Everett Leslie and Mr Shirley Hooe. reside in Charles Tov t, while two, Mrs. Emma Sticklec an 1 Mrc Storm, reside in ' altimorc, and another. Mrs. Clarence B Clipp, at Girdletrce, Md. Mrs. Ella T?r-.? Table- wife of Henry H. Tabler, d.el at I home in Martinsburg last "undn- ight, following a long illness, aged 55 years. She was a good Christian woman and was esteemed by a wide circle of relatives and friends. She was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Rachel Pitzcr Busey. and lived in the vicinity of Greensburg. Berkelcv countv, until Mr. Tabler retired from farming and moved to Martinsburg. The funeral service was held at the United Brcthern Church in Martinsburg yesterday morning, conducted by Rev. A J. Sechrist, and the bodv was then brought t0 Shepherdstown and laid to rest in Flmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Tabler is survived by her husband, a sfsur. Mrs. Charles Wcllcr. of Martinsburg. and six brothers: Henrv Busev. of Winchester; Martin Busev, of Remington. Ind.; Rev. B. P. S. Busev. of Duncannon, Pa.; William and Derv?rd of Berkeley county, and Charles of Jefferson county. The body of William E. Zombro was brought to this county from Johnstown, Pa., Monday evening, and after funeral services conducted bv Rev. T. M. Swann at the home of the young man's father, Wm. P. Zombro, near Millville, Tuesday morning, was laid to rest in Edge Hill Cemetery. William E. Zombro, who was 20 years old, was drowned while bathing in a swimming pool at Johnstown Saturday evening lasr, wheh he was attacked with nrarv.no U? r..?- 1 J - ?? viuiupj. I IV VIII)MU>CU 111 llic mills of the Cambria Steel Company, having gone there from this county less than a year ago. Three years ago he was dangerously injured and a brother of his was killed when an automobile in which they were riding was struck by a locomotive engine at j the kearneysville crossing. The in- | juries then sustained are believed to have disabled him at swimming, and are partially responsible for his 'death. ?Advocate. Clarence Thompson, a former resident of the Kearneysville neighborhood and who was born and reared in that section, die^Monday night at his home near Herndon, Va., aged about 42 years. His death was cahsed bycancer of the bowels and he had suf- i fered greatly the past year. Mr. | Thompson moved from this neighborhood about fourteen or fifteen years ago, and had bfeen engaged in dairy i farming in Virginia. He was a man of upright character and was highly regarded by all who knew him. He 's survived by his wife, who was former- j ly Miss Laura Miller, of Kearneys- , ville, and two sons and two daughters; also by the following brothers and sisters: W. A. and Robert Thompson. ! Mrs. Kdna Dove, Mrs. Ona Fox and Misses Myrtle and Hattie Thompson The funeral will be held at Herndon today, and the body will be interred in the cemetery there. t Mrs. Mary Cordelia Jones, widow of Leonard R. Jones, died last Saturday at her home in Martinsburg, after an illness of several months. Mrs. Jones.; whose maiden name was Rice, w?s 73 years old. She was a native of Jefferson county, having been born and reared in the Billmyer's Mill neighborhood, but most of her life was spent in Berkeley county. Her husband died 22 years ago. Sne had many friends in both lefTerson and Berkeley county who will sorrow at her death. She is survived by six children. Miller, John K , Matthew and Shepherd Jones, Mrs. X. R. Melintr and Miss Susie Jones; a brother, VCni M. Rice; and two sisters, Mrs. Matthew Jones and Mrs. Sophronia Knadler. The funeral service vas held at her late home on Tuesday and the body was brought to Shepher Istown for interment in Flmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Janie Armstrong, widow of Rev. James Anncfrong. died last Fr day in Louisa Court 1 louse, V*r ;inia at the home of her son. Rev. 'an Armstrong, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of that place. Mrs. Arm trong is w ell remembered in Shepherd-tow n. where she resided a number of years ago with her husband, the beloved pastor of the Presbyterian Church of this place. She was a woman of mn-t lovable character, and her old friend* here will sorrow at her death. The deceased, who was 75 years of age i was before her death Miss Riddle, of i Martinsburg The body was brought here for burial Tuesday and was inferr ed by the si J? of the remains of her husband in Flmwood Cemeferv. The funeral service was conducted bv Rev I)rr Charles Ghiselin in the Presbyterian Church. K iOUPil LIBERI. ?st Virginia,"Thursday, Scpteml Mrs. Amanda Geigas. widow oT Charles Geigas. died at her home in Shepherdstow n last Wednesday night. in the 79th vcar of her age She had heen ill for the past vcar. Mrs. Geigas, whose maiden name was Licklider. was a native of Virginia, but most of her life was spent in the Scrabble neighborhood A few years ago tnc family moved to Shepherdstown. where she had since resided Mrs Geigas is survived by a son, Fduard Geigas, a daughter. Miss Ida Geigas, and a granddaughter, Miss Edna Geigas. Another son. Charles Geigas, has not been heard from for many years, and it is not knoun whether he is living or 4pad- The fun- , er.il service was held at her late home j Irst Friday afternoon. Rev John A Grose officiating, and the body was interred in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Mary E. Mann, SI year? old. wife of Rev Or. Luther A. Mann, a prominent Lutheran clergyman, died recently at her home in Cumberland She was stricken by paralysis four years ago. Mrs. Mann was a native ot Lovcttsville, V'a , and in the early days of the Civil War was married to Mr Mann on the banks of the Po-1 tc mac river in full view of General; Meade's army, which was crossing the stream. Mrs. Jennie Schley Miller, aged 71 , years, widow of Wm. H. Miller and a daughter of .the late Dr. Fairfax 1 i Schley. died last Sunday at her home * I in Frederick, Md., after a long illness She was a dcscendcnt of Thomas j Schley, one of the earliest settlers of Frederic!, Mrs. Miller was a cousin of Mrs. Virginfa Muzzey and ?<crn?ion-1 l a'fy visited her and other relatives at j j Rockland. I Thi mas Rradshaw, a well-known | | and highly-esteemed farmer of the i S immit Point neighborhood, died last i Thursday in the Union Protestant Hos| pital. Baltimore, where he had sub mitted to a surgical operation a few day? before. Mr Rradshaw, who was 5s years of ape, is survived by his ( wife and a daughter. Miss Mary Brad-i shaw. Noble S. Ewing, a former resident I rr Jefferson county, but who has lived j in Lanark. Illinois, for the past fifteen ( years, died at his home in the latter' p:ace last week. He formerly had a blacksmith shop at Moler's Cross Roads, but of late years conducted a I garage at Lanark. George W. Freeman, of this place, I was called to Mont Alto, Pa., on Tucs- I dav by the news that his father had 1 suddenlv dropped dead. Mr. Free- , man and his family went to Mont I Alto to the funeral, and we arc unable to give further particulars of his father's death. Mrs Miner Dodson and her daughter, Miss Margaret, of Bethlehem, Pa., are visiting her sister, Mrs. D. D Pendleton, west of town. Mrs. Dodson has recently returned from a year's travel in F.urope. Mr. Kmanucl Griffith, of Berkeley county, was among our callers the pasi ween. ne win nave sale oi stock and farming implements near Bedington on October 3d. Samuel M. Kelly, for nearly 70 years a boatman on the C. & O. canal, died in Cumberland last Sunday, aged S.? years. He was buried in Williamsport, where he formerly resided. James S Wooddy, a former resident of Charles Town, died recently at his home in Roanoke, Va., having been i found dead in bed. He was a bachelor j and was 63 years old. School Notew. Shepherd College Stat.- Normal | School began its sessions on Tuesday ! with a full corps of teachers and with j an enrollment of 110 students. In ! view of the restrictions and changes i that have been put into effect by the | State Board cf Education which have the effect of making much more rigid the rules of admission to the school?I this attendance is considered very good indeed. 1 There are two changes in the faculty. L. O. Taylor, of Weston. ! succeds Paul Morrow as the head -of the education department, and Miss! '1111 <% I I'liii'ecnO r, f C" I ^l? r U . i r .? 1? : the place of Mrs. Robert Schneider as j' critic teacher. Mr. Taylor is a graduate of the w'est Virginia University and of Chicago University. Miss j Davisson taught for some time in Mar-1, shall College, Huntington. The new high school for Shepherds- j town was organized this week, with | Principal W I). Himes in charge. The j attendance is f52, and it i?, expected that this number will be still further increared. The sessions are being ! held in the o'd college building, and. though the necessary furniture has nol yet been received, it is hoped that the. work will proceed satisfactorily. Mr Himes will tench history and civics: J. E. Eiston, of Morgnntown, who r 1 a graduate of the West Virginia IIn?- 1 versity, will teach science and mathematics; and Miss Fannie Trump, the third teacher, will have charge of the 1 English. The first chapel service will' he held Friday morning at 9 o'clock. ' l,oca! MenH For Hatrerstown Fair. The premium list of the Hagersfown fair has just been issued. The local board of directors for Jefferson ' county is composed of C. I). Wysong, | C. F. Wall. Nelson T. Snyder, Henrv '' Shepherd, Kenneth Cavalier, B. F. ! Langdon, H. M. Turner. N. R. Roberts. Harry L. Snyder, W. F. Alexander, E. H. Reinhart, Dr. William Ncill. W. T. |, McQuilkin and Herbert C. Miller The fair will be held this year October 10. II, 12, and 13. * J' Ucgi >er 21st. 1922. PERSON AL NOTES. Mrs Robert Schneider leaves this week for Richmond. Va. where she will take up her w ork as demonstr itor of school books for a well-known publishing firm She will be engaged principally in Virginia and Alabama the coming winter Mrs Schneider will be missed from Shepherd College. w here she has been a beloved and efficient teacher the past courl of years, and her departure will b. regretted bv the people of our community generally. She is a woman of the loveliest character and has endeared herself to many friends here Her daughter Mildred has entered school in Richmond. Mr. Schneider and Robert will remain in Shepherdstown for the present, where the latter will continue his studies at Shepherd College. Among our callers on Saturday last was J. L. Hauger, who lives northwest of town. He will sell his valuable orchard and limestone farm at public sale on Saturday, October 14th, the sale to ill- n!i.-? burg Mr Hauler's orchard has in it 1.25k) Stark Delicious trees now in full bearing, besides 600 Stnymnn Winesaps, 200 KinR Davids, 150 Rome Beauty and other varieties. This is a valuable property and should attract the attention of fruit Rrowers and fanners far and near. Read the advertisement in another column. Ted Jarrett has gone to California, where lie will pursue his studies the ensuing year at Deep Springs School? | an institution where intensive studies to fit the pupils for college arc conblncd with outdoor exercises and work in a highly interesting manner. It's a long J way from home, but Ted is full of ] pleasant anticipations, even if he will J not get back home before next summer Dill Jarrett has returned to the Stone I School at Cornwall- on-the Hudson, having gonc to New York with his father Monday night. Mrs. l-annie Shepherd Allen, of Pittsburg, is in phepherdstown to spend some time 'with Miss Helen Pendleton at the Little Green Tea House. Her friends here arc glad to ! see her ngain. Mrs. Allen is recuperating from a long and severe illness, and though her recovery has been slow, her improvement is steady. Mr Taylor Dragonier was in town a few days the past week for a visit to his old home. Mr. Bragonier, who has been an instructor in the West Virginia University for the past couple of years, Iihs gone to Ann Arbor, where I he will take special work in cnginecrI ing at the Michigan University. Mrs. Homer C Malone left yesterdav for an extended trip west. She will go to Denver, Colorado, for a visit of six weeks with her sister, Mrs. Wheeler Wilson. She was accompanied as far as St. Louis by Miss Anna Gardiner, of Martinsburg, who is on her way to Texas. Mrs. Sallie Stalcy, of Belnir, Md.. has been here the past couple of weeks visiting Jicr sister, Mrs. John W. Stipp Mrs. Stalcy was a resident of Shephcrdstown a number of years ago. Miss Katherine Winters, of this place, has been anrtointcd teacher for the Buck Hill public school near Gerardstown, Berkeley county, and began her work there on Monday. Miss Kathrync Beltzhoovcr has re- j turned to Fairmont, W. Va., where she ; has resumed her work as a teacher in , the music department of the Fairmont 1 State Normal School. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Whiting, who spent a couple of weeks here with Mr Whiting's relatives, left the first of I the week for their hnm; in Lansinr Michigan. Mr. and Mrs. Kdgar A. Rowzee and son, of Washington, D. C., spent the j past week in Shephcrdstown with Mr. i Rowzec's aunt, Mrs. William Kntler. M re n Prank Millnr of Havers (own, visited her siser, Mrs. B. S. ,1 Pendleton, in Shepherdstow n the past 1 week. I < Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Licklider, who . moved from Shcpherdstown a few weeks ago, have located in Charlotte. N. C. We were pleased to have a call thi? morning from Stute Senator Milton W. ( P.urr, of Bflrdane, th:s county. Mr. Geo. M. Knott, of this place, has heen quite sick the past week at his home on Washington street. Fire Near Sliar|?*burg. Fire early last Sunday morning destroyed the home of Henry L. and Samuel S Adams on their farm at 11 Sharpsburg, causing damage estimated at several thousand dollars. The origin of the fire is unknown It start- :, r;d shortly after 4 o'clock and the house, which was of logs and weatherboarded, burned to the ground, only I a few pieces of furniture . and some I personal belongings being saved. H. L Adams, his wife and two daughters were asleep at the time. They were aroused by Mr. Adams who was awakened by the smoke in his room. Neighbors formed a bucket brigade and saved a smokehouse nearby. Mr. and Mrs. Adams moved to another small house on the farm. The loss caused by the fire is partially covered by insurance. Men's, women's and children's shoes and Oxfords at Hodges'. Dunauav & Hooff, Charles Town, will give you time on your furniture, j 7 - x m stcv. $1.50 A YEAR UTADVANCE. NEW VOL. 58?No. 38. Ku Kli?\ ! Miner In Town. Or. J. H. Hawk .. National Lecturer and Imperial Ucprcacntathre of the Ku Klux Klan. JcLvcr.* I an address Tuesday niRht in the town hall in Shepherdstown before a very large audience of men and women. Prrcjic illy every seat in the large ha I was taken, while many others stood a.td gave undivided attention to the 1-Cture. Even tire gallery was crowded, a number of colored persons aho sitting there. Soon after the address tcgan a dozen or more white-robed Hrurcs. members of the Klan from adjacent towns, quietly entered the hall, proceeded up the aisle and took front , seats, where the> remained until the meeting adjourned, when they filed out, entered waiting automobiles and disappeared In their white robes and j tall pointed caps they made an impressive appearance and many in titc audience were thrilled at the sight. Dr. Hawkins is an impressive and eloquent speaker, and the audience listened to him with earnest attention. It was quite evident that most of those present were heartily in sympathy with him, for his statements were cheered and applauded very fervently There were lun inli>rrtinlinno K.. n...n who disputed statements he made, lie politely declined to he interrupted, but gave opportunity at the end of his address to those who desired to ask any questions. One of those who had risen then said that Dr. Hawkins had subsequently made clear the point he had in mind, while the other did not take advantage of the offer to state his objection. Dr. Hawkins said that the four cardinal principles of the Klan arc: One hundred per cent Americanism ; separation -of church and state; white supremacy; and protection of the home and womanhood. He presented some startling facts in support of the principles of his organization and the necessity for its existence, and his earnestness mid eloquence brought tears to the eyes of many and called forth prolonged applause. There is no doubt that his audience was in hearty accord with him and he swayed the people at his Will. Dr. Hawkins made the statement that there is a local Klan in Shcphcrdstown, but of course there was nb hint as to its organization He said that the people of cverv community in which there was a Klan may well I eel the more secure because of its presence. There is a difference of opinion concerning the Ku Klux Klan as an organization. Some persons arc bitterly opposed to it. while others believe that it can servj a verv useful prposc. Dr. Hawkins' lecture Tuesday night undoubtedly boosted the proposition in this section, if we are to judge by comments mndc by those who heard him. Shenandoah Junction was largely represented in the audience .iiiu iiicic *iit uiiciirsKu prcsuua from other sections of the county. Walter Allen Convicted i f T c uon. In the Jefferson Circuit Court last Saturday Walter Allen was found guilty of treason by the jury and his sentence fixed at ten years in the penitentiary. The verdict followed his trial for participation in the arm?d march of union miners in Logan county, this State, last fall. The verdict was rendered after the jury had hecn out for 45 minutes. When Geo. W. Kouss, foreman of the jury, announced the verdict there were only a '(.* persons in the court room and there was no demonstration of any sort The decision of the jury meets with genera! approbation. By the peculiar stipulation in the law Of treason the West Virginia Constitution following word for word that of the United States?which requires two witrisses to the same overt act, the jury had to answer two interrogatories in turning iff its verdict of guilty. The first was the specific overt act on which the defendant was found guilty; the second, the witnesses whose testimony it had accepted in arriving at a verdict of guilty. In answering the first interrogatory the jury said that Allen's "presence in Logan county wffh the armed forces was the overt acf." Answering the second, it named four witnesses who had testified to his being ricrc. i nc ucicnuam, mniscii, it?r thai matter, testified that he was there for four days. Allen's lawyers immediately made a motion for a new trial, and the accused man was released on a bond fixed at SI5,000. After the Br'dges. The State Road Commission of Maryland and West Virginia are taking active steps to acouire the bridges crossing the Potomac r cr at H."!n: ck. Williamsport, Shepherdso. An and Harper's Ferry, and the ownirs have been requested to fix a price at which they are willing ^o sell the bridges. As may be seen by advertis ment in another column of this par< r F.. E. BiMmyer, secretary of the Virginia and Maryland Bridge Company of Shepherdstown, has called a ?=recial meeting of the stockholders of the company t0 be held Seotember 29th, for the purpose of considering and acting upon a proposition for fixing the price at which they will sell. It is hoped that the company and the road commissions may be able to agree quickly and that the toll gates may be abolished forever. Why not take home a nice, Juicy steak or roast off our corn-fed steers? It's a treat to lovers of good beef. C. F. Wall Company.