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I ESTABLISHED 1849. I SNYDER, Publisher I m YEARS A<,0. :> r !-v tic present ?> j.-oU- chftrne of , . r r He and his brother. t., ' >X\ Snyder, bought the . , ? fehn H. Zitt'e, row de..< 1 conducted it for some ,v t irs. Both had icarned , rr trade under .Mr. Zittlc, 1 worked for about three vf, Government Printing of, e hington. Returning to Shepherd en in October. 1882, they negoti.it*.-i lor the purchase of the Regjs:er. pi ' S2.000 for it, .Mr. Zittle ret ripe >:1 active business. The printing office w'as then located or. the second floor of the building on King strict, which has now been convert.J into a dwelling-house. There *3>p't much of a print shop, the equipment being very meagre. The paper * i, pri: red on an old Franklin hand pre- ft J the few bits of commercial printing w s done on a trifling job pre-s that ever did work right. Later the pint was removed to the large r ip : Moulder building above m - H P. Schley's store, a re* p - press having been added arte c - table job printing equipAfter having been I comfortably located hcre for several years another move was made, and in Ifip4 it \\ . moved into the large and convenientlv irranged building erected by ts publisher on Main street, where it has remained ever since. J. W. Snyder sold his interest to the present publisher a few years after they had bought from Mr. Zittle, and went to Washington, where for 32 years he was connected with the Washington Evening Star Failing health caused him to give up his work there a couple of years ng' Last October, his wife having died, he returned to his old heme town to end his days, and passed away in M n of this year. Mr. Zittle died a number of years ago in Middletowr? Md. Forty year; i> a long time to have remained in one town on the same job without a single break. A vast deal of water has passed under the bridge in fiat time. Many of the friends of those early days when the youthful edit* r first took up his work -he was just twenty-one then?have 1 passed away. Loved ones have crossed to the other shore. The passing years have brought their joys and their sorrow*, have witnessed success and disappointments. As the weeks haw come and gone there has i been an infinite variety of experiences, | even in thi> quiet, peaceful communi- I t\ tragedy. . niedy, melodrama, hu- ; ?rr and -adncss; adventure for some, | uneventful stagnation for others; the wise and the foolish have had their day and their say; the good and th* *' have manifested their influence:1 pamful eve:.-* and happy things have I I left t w r m.irk on our community life. 1 I During t;:e-e two-score years the I I k-i le its faithful weekly I r- local news. It has pub | lich.wJ .. i -- ?i :i it has thought wise to make jviMi:-- not without mistakes however- md it has r< oressed mary ^^B > piece f ix > - that might have added s Trow ? ,b;ng iicarts or added zest ^^B to unfr . .ilv gossip. In the perfor tnan;v nt t< duty as a newspaper it 1 , - cnlv cored to he kind and | '^^B c 'hderat . and yet in spite of this j i'-ate not to unnecessarily 1 ^^B '*"- t : as been unable to avoid tho *" - e of ITcnse. For its sins of |H t,mission, which, alasl 1 - ' en many, it begs forsought to be an in' visitor in the homes ^^B i a welcome guest for ^^B In thesc days when | " -tnily. at least in this j daily newspaper, the -civ attempt to com-j in publishing tho ' the world. So we our columns with out* mments and special been particularly contributors of (^ r; 'tainments as Dr. John - keen appreciation . ^sphere, and Mr. St. ais broad outlook and > matters of general Then our "Obre Spratt" have not 'p., but have scrv., . by their intcrest1 words of w isdom. , r that comes under -h special features ' contributors as the Sl)cpl Shcphc 1 Register. In these forty years what changes have come to Shepherdstown! It is true that the town has not grown much in rnniilolU- <--* ' ... l'ui ii nas improved wonderfully. Perhaps "Ob! server" will Rive us sometbine before lonR on the subject of these changes for the better. The community has unquestionably grown in culture and refinement and in public spirit, and socially and morally and intellectually it has made marked progress. The business affairs of the com' munity have undergone the most noticeable changes. In looking over the 1 first issue printed by the publishers in November, 1882, we find but three ad; vertisers remaining who were in our columns on that date: Mr. George M. 1 Beltzhoover, whose professional card has never been omitted, and who for even a longer period than we have published the Register has been the I town's learned attorney and counsellor?a lawyer of dignity and integrity, a conscientious and public-spirited gentleman whose nersnnni ini ? , "?iu i u- | fessional life has always been above reproach; Mr. Henry C. Marten, our hardware merchant, who is as attentive to business now as he was in his youthful days, and who, though he has amassed a comfortable competence, finds his pleasure in his store, albeit he takes life much more easily than he did forty years ago; and Milton Kohler, Hagerstown, whose jewelry store has enlarged and prospered until it is known far and wide and whose sons are now associated with him in carrying on the business. It is interesting to note the names of our local advertisers of forty years ago, most of whom have now passed away. Among the names we find W. N. Lemen, G. T. Licklider, G. W. Show, John L. Rickard, John F. Welshans, H. C. Entler, Baker & McMurran, G. T. Hodges, Baker & Billmyer, Dr. S. R. Patten, dentist, J. S. Fleming, H. F. Cameron, undertaker. J. S. Bragonier, attorney-at-law, S. P. Humrickhouse, J. N. Trussell, D. A. Hill, J. Gregg Gibson, Jacob Wintermoyer, fm. T. Lemen, all of Shepherdstown; J. S. Melvin, Duffields; T. Homsher, Kearneysville; J. T. Hagley, Duffields; Geo. R. Staley & Co., Baltimore; Drawbaugh & Atkinson, Shenandoah Junction; Osbourn & Barnhart, Duffieldsj N. S. J. Strider, Uvilla; Geo. H. Hagley, Charles Town. Of those named in this paragraph only five are now living: Geo. R. Stalev, J. S. Bragonier, Henry S. Baker, Wm. H. Billmyer and J. T. Hagley. A perusal of the Register of forty years ago today shows the names of the following ministers in the church directory: Rev. L. R. Mason, of the Episcopal Church; Rev. D. M. Moser, Lutheran; Rev. J. A. Armstrong, Presbyterian; Rev. W. G. Fggleston, M. F. Church South; Rev. J. C. Bowman, Re- ! formed; Rev. C. O. Cook, M. E. , Church; Rev. Ahram Tittle, colored Methodist; Rev. B. F. Fox, colored Baptist. i Among the personal notes, then as now a feature of the Register, we abserve that Hon. A. R. Boteler, of the United States Tariff Commission, came up from Washington for a brief visit; 1 Col. Henry Kyd Douglas was over from Hagerstown for a flying visit; Miss Julia Grove, of Sharpsburg, visited her sister, Mrs. Alice Gibson; Miss Bettie Koontz, of Marksville, Va., visited Miss Sallie Rickard; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Chapman, of Mt. Olive. Va., were here for a few days; Miss Jane Butler was visiting friends near Washington; Mrs. Mary Baker was spending some time with her daughter. Mrs. George Glass, in Bcrryvillc. Among the death notices was that of Mrs. Catharine Bycrs, widow of Jacob D..A.A O -> C?pnUUlA. :? uyciat, Ow ycui5, otiauui^. in j Illinois, J. Howard Stridcr, of Dufficlds; in Martinsburg, Jane Gray,' aged 21 years, daughter of Col. J. Q. A. Nadenbousch. In the wedding announcements were the following: In Hagerstown. .Mr. Seaton R. Miller, of Berkeley county, i and Miss Annie S. Billmyer, of this vicinity; in Charles Town, Mr. Olin i Reall and Miss Florence Vane Glenn: Mr. Davis R. Grove, of Martinsburg. . and Mrs. Eliza Hendricks, of JcfTcrsnn county; in Washing'nn, Mr. Far! Keyser and Miss Nellie Gassidy; in Martinsburg. Mr. Henry Bogert and Miss Batie Kearfott. There were not very many Important items of local interest in this issue. ' but we note some of the goings-on. as i | follows: James F-. Barnhart has got Ijcv&st M0NTAN1 SEMPER rdstown, Jefferson County, We ten a new express wagon, painted red Major Blunt raid off the cement mill hnn/te t - -?'? " ** .... ..c, r.cv. miner l. >mitb resigned a? pastor of the Lutheran Church at Middlebrook, Va. Someone broke a window out of Miss A. E. Shepherd's residence bv throwing a head of cab- j bage through it Hallowe'en night The apple crop was almost a total fail- 1 urc not enough apples to make apple 1 butter. Rev. J. C. Bowman resigned I as pastor of the Reformed Church,! to accept a call from Hanover, Pa. ! Wm. L. Wilson was i Voted member i of Congress from th iistrict by the, narrow margin of 1 seven to ten votes. The B. & Railroad announced the starti- of a fast new mail train leaving "altimore at 3 a m. President Chi . r A. Arthur issued his Thanksgiving proclamation. The Register is 73 years old. It was started in 1849 under the name of "The Si rphcr^vvn Register," though there had bet well-edited papers under various n tines long before that time. There arc a few papers in West Virginia that arc older than ours, but we are ius* a bit curious to know if there are any which have had the same editor and publisher continuously, without a break, for as long as forty years. o Autumn Weddings. Miss Marv nufiteld <5hu?? (tmioh??r of Mr. and Mrs. Logan B. Shutt, and Mr. William Price Craighill Perry, son of Mrs. Eleanor Perry and the late Tayloe Perry, were married at the home of the bride's parents, Avon View, at Kabletown, Jefferson county, last Saturday. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Hunter Davidson, uncle of the bridegroom, assisted by Rev. I)r. G. G. Sydnor, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Charles Town. The maid of honor was Miss Myra Shutt, sister of the bride, and the best man was Thornton Perry, brother of the bridegroom. The couple will live in Fairmont, W. Va. The bride is a granddaughter of the late Cleon Moore, of Charles Town, and the groom a grandson of the late Gen. William P. Craighill. Sergeant Henry E. Riley and Miss Dorothy Brackett, both of the vicinity of Millvillc, this county, were married on OctoUer 21st at the Episcopal rectory in Charles Town by Rev. A. B. Mitchell. Sergeant Riley was in thd thick of the fighting in France during the World War and made a notable record as a sergeant in the 7th Machine Gun Battalion of the Third Division. Miss Anne Porterflcld Snodgrass, one of Martinsburg's most popular young women, was married in that place Tuesday night to Mr. William Hunter Powell, of New York. The ceremony was performed in the Presbyterian Church by Rev. Dr. F. M. Woods, and was a notable society event, many persons witnessing the weaaing. i ne Driae is a daughter 01 Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Snodgrass. Silver Wedding Clebration. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gibson, popular and highly esteemed residents of Shepherdstown, celebrated the twentyfifth anniversary of their marriage last Friday evening by holding an open re7 1 ception at their home on Main street Their friends from far and near, in-' culding quite a number of guests from | Charles Town, called and expressed , their felicitations and enjoyed a de- 1 lightful hour or two. Mr. and Mrs. Gibson, both looking young and handsome, received their guests, and the j Ifttcr after inspecting the presents | were ushered tn the enclosed porches, j where a delicious supper was served Mrs. Gibson's daughters, Mrs. Mitchell, of Detroit, and Mrs. Tread well. ( of Albany, New York, assisted in en- , tertaining, and Miss Lillian Buzzcrd. | of Berkeley Springs, presided at the punch bowl. The presents were lovely including beautiful and useful ar- ' tides in silver of many designs. Tho ' affair was altogether pleasant, and those who were present enjoyed it thoroughly. Ml'e join with the friends j of Mr. and Mrs. Gibson in wishing for , them many more years of happy mar- j , ried life and of continued usefulness [ in our community. Pursued By Misfortune. Mrs. Annetta Trussell, of Bardane, this countv. whose maiden nam<. was Conley and who formerly lived in : Shepherdslown, has become disabled by breaking one of her legs. She had ( been crippled for many years as tho result of a previous accident, and on Friday, October 13th, in attempting to arise from a couch on which she had been resting, she fell to the floor as she was reaching for her canc, fracturing one of her limbs and becoming totally disabled. Misfortunes of this sort have pursued tiie Conley family. Her brother, George Conicy, fell from the college campus wall in Shepherdstown many years ago and broke his hip, and was almost helpless to the day of his death. Another brother, James Conley, some years ago fell and was dragged by a horse, causing a fracture of one of his hips, as a result of which he has been a cripple ever since. Mrs. Trussell is well advanced in years, and her injury will go hard with her. All manner of shoe repairing at D. C. Shipley's. ou>n LIBERI. :st Virginia. Thursdnw Nowm! I ??????? PERSONAL NOTES. Senator Howard Sutherland v?s . I Shepherd;t wn on Monday last \;tn?i his friends and acquaintanceand interviewing the voters The Res istcr office was pleased to have a call from him and Mr. 11 N. Bradley, >i 11 .rl-.-aton, ind Mr. Linton, of Charles Town Senator Sutherland has been! Campaigning the State since Congress adiourned. and while he thinks that the vote will he a light one in Test.: Virginia, he is sanguine of success for his party. Mrs. Sutherland was also : in Shepherdstown with the Senator, stopping with Mrs. Nellie Legge. Hon. George M. Bowers, of Martinsburg, our present Congressman from this district, was in Shepherdstown Tuesday circulating among his friends and supporters. He is quite confident of re-election, hut believes I there will be nothing like a full vote ! Out, as he finds apathy and indifference all over the district. Mr. Rowers made a pleasant call at the Register office. Mrs. H C. Malonc has returned home after a very pleasant visit of a month or so with Iter sister in Denver,' Colorado. She was greatly interested In the wonders and beauties of Col- ! ora to. but after all it is her opinion that he saw nothing more heautilul or attractive than the delightful scenes 1 of our own Shenandoah Valley. Mr M. H. Crawford and her niece, Mrs Dingv ell, have returned from a Very delightful motor trip through t New England and a visit of a week or tw o in New York. Mrs. Tyler, of | Texas, who is spending the winter in ! New York, came back with them for a j visit at Crawford Hall. Mrs. H. B. Sigler and her two grand- ' children left yesterday for Washington City, w here they expect to make their I future home. Mrs. Siglcr's daughter,j Miss Louise Sigler, lives in that city,' where she is in the government employ, and they have an apartment on I T street. Mr. E. L. Goldsborough, of Shephcrdstown, and Mr. Frank L. Bushong, . of Charles Town, have been in Clarks- j burg this week attending a meeting of the directors of the Federal Farm Loan Bank for West Virginia. Miss Hattie Barnhart has returned from a visit of a couple of weeks with | relatives in Roanoke. Mrs. Henry Barnhart and her two children return-, ed with her and will spend some time here. k Mr. William Butler, from south of town, called a few days ago to renew his subscription to the Register for another year. It is the fiftieth time he j has performed this annual ceremony, j We were pleased to have a call yes- j terday from Mr. E. D. Suman, of Keedysville, and Mr. Albert Wilhide, of Boonsboro, who renewed their subscriptions tn the Register. Mr Charles Billmyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Billmyer, near town, has gone to Cumberland, where he has gotten a position with the KellySpringfield Tire Company. Mrs. Laura Miller Thompson, of Herndon, Va., is with her children at her old home near Kcarncysville, and they will spend some time with her father, Mr. A. S. Miller. Miss Augusta Weber, of Baltimore, is spending this week with Mrs. Leslie Montgomery in Shepherdstown. Mr. Kenneth Stalev is home for a brief vacation from business. We are sorry to learn of the serious illness of Mr. Charles B. VanMetre, a highly regarded farmer of the Leetown neighborhood. He is suffering from a stroke of paralysis. We were pleased to have a call a few days ago from Mr. and Mrs J. Y. i Blackford, of Shenandoah Junction, | and their guest, Mrs. B. H. Hiner, of i Franklin, W. Va. I Mr. Bane Brown, of the Bardanc neighborhood, the well-known public sale clerk, was among the callers at , [he Register office on Tuesday. Mrs. Nellie Legge has given up her i muse in Washington and moved her 1 furniture to Shepherdstown, where she will make her home definitely. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Knott have gone to Wilson, Pa., to soend a couple of \ weeks with Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Unseld . and Mr. Edgar Knott. i Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Schley have been enjoying an automobile trip through ' West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsvl- ( tania the past week. Miss Lillian Buzzerd, of Berkeley | Springs, -pen* the week-end in Sheplierdstowii with Mr. and Mrs. Robert ; Gibson. Rev. Border L. Stanley and his wife, of Weyer's Cave. Va., spent the weekend at his old home near Kearneysville. Miss Frances Crowl has been visting Mr. and Mrs. Charles OrndorfT in Baltimore the past week or two. Miss Rachel Cookits left this morn- | ing for a visit of several weeks with erlatives at Broadway, Va. Mrs. L. T. Potterficld has gone to Baltimore t& spend a few weeks among Iter relatives and friends. Miss Mavbelle Kinney, a student at j Shepherd College, spent the week-end with relatives in Grafton. Miss Mildred Rogers spent the week- ] end with the homc folks at Bunker Hill, Berkeley county. Miss Mav Molcr spent the ' en.' visiting relatives in Baltimore. ttcgt >er 2d. 1922. INTERESTING PROCEEDINGS. There have been sensational an.i interesting proceedings in the Jeffc - n Circuit Court the P*** week in connection *ith the trial of C Frank Keeney, mine union district president, vhos. c.ise was moved litre from Logan count). Counsel for Keeney last week moved for another of venue, pre seating affidavits from sundry ..it *cns of Jefferson county to the ciK\ tiiat he would not be able to secure i fair trial here. The prosecution on Monday submitted a mass of affidavits, supported by argument. opposing tho tecond change of venue for Kee e Its affidavits included a denial by ?e.oral members of the William Blizzard treason jury of the charge by the defense that Sheriff W. O. Macoughtry I had been active in any uay in influencing the jury in its deliberations. This defense was supplemented by affidavits from eight jurors in the Kev. J. E. , Wilburn case, all the jurors in the , John Wilburn case, and in the Walter Allen case, declaring that they at no , umc uoservea any improper activity on the part of the sheriff or his deputies. In addition the State submitted a blanket affidavit sifted hy more than 150 Jefferson county residents who dc- 1 clared they knew of no prevailing pre- j judice in the county, and expressing their belief that Kccncy could and would Ret a fair jury and a fair trial j Attorney Belcher, for the prosecution, also read extracts from literature that had been circulated broadcast through this county for the purpose of creating a sentiment favorable to the miners. ) Counsel for Kccncy took a new tack j on Monday, when they asked Judge I Woods for a temporary injunction to | restrain the Logan County Coal Oper- ' ators* Association; its president, W. R Thurmond; its secretary, J. W. Colley; Sheriff Don Chufin and designated j deputies of Logan county; Sheriff W. i O. Macoughtry of Jefferson county. ! and 77 member corporations of tho ' Logan association from continuing 1 their financial subsidy for the prosecu- J tion of this and companion miner ; cases and exercising through counsel employed by the coal corporations a controlling direction of the prosecution. The petition alleged that the coal vpv. ?.wio UI W II HUIIWIII^ 1 lie JJrUtv'wU* ! < inns and directing the trial, and claims that the State is not properly rcpr - i sented. The petition asks that cxaini- j nation be made into the activities of the operators and that those interested I in the prosecution be required to show how much money has been expended and to give a correct account of re- ' ceipts and disbursements. The court took the injunction appli- 1 cation under advisement. J t A startling sensation was sprung in I "i the court on Monday by Colonel For- ! .1 rest W. Brown, of counsel for the I? State, in showirtg |hat the defense j v has not been idle in its activities to v influence jurymen. John G. Elliott, of Charles Town, on the panel of jurors called to try the Kecney case, ? had told an interesting story, to this !" effect: He said that some days ago 1 he was called up on the long distance a phone by Samuel J. Moore, of Charles- '? ton, formerly of Charles Town, who asked him to come to Washington and * have a talk on an important business matter, saying that he would be paid J fifty dollars for his trouble. Mr. h Elliott arranged to go to Washington f and was met there by Mr. Moore, who h made plain his proposition. It is said b that Mr. Moore hunded over to him the fifty dollars that haJ been promised . him, and then told him that if he got J on the Kecney jury and would hang the jury in casc it was inclined to return a verdict of guilty, that S05O more would be given him?or if he preferred it he could have a thousand- tdollar automobile. Mr. Eliott told him " there was "nothing doing," and went s back home and told Col. Forrest W. " Brown, of counsel for the State, of cl (he occurrence. He made affidavit |,( to the facts, and the defense was taken .r' aback on Monday when Colonel Brown read the affidavit in court and made t( vigorous comment on the same. , " J When court convened on Tuesday ;o Judge Woods gave his ruling on the J question of a change of venue. He ; n said that affidavits submitted by the a defense showed that substantial pre- I s judice prevails in Jefferson county, and j expressed his belief that it would be i difficult to find a jury which would ! guarantee a fair trial in the face of?r tiie nublic opinion that is charged ,j with being hostile toward the miner c defendants generally and the union leaders particularly. "Cue court re- u, jeeted the suggestion that a jury drawn 1 s from another county be impaneled j \j here for the trial. "A jury should be ;; in a position to give the benefit of ^ doubt to the defendant and should not ? be surrounded by hostile ser>t?m*nt," t Judge Woods said. "It is not a case s of getting a fair jury here, but a ques- r tion of getting one that might be f ci'led upon to defy public sentiment," y The court thereupon announced its , intention to grant a change of venue, a Attorneys for thf prosecution made I f the point that under the law the dc-'s fendant Keency had already been al- , t lowed one change of venue, and that y this is all he is entitled to. On this c point the court permitted the entry of c an order granting a stay of fifteen t days in the execution of the change, j during which time the prosecution will 1 carry the question of the court's juris- i diction in awarding a change of venue j to ''ccncv, who is already enjoying one , change of venue, to the Supreme Court 1 ster. $1.50 A YEAR IN ADVANCE. NEW VOL. 58?No. 44 of Appeals, and a:.k a writ of prohi> o.cion against ti . ?. urt here in cons t -""K ii.v. \vim. cin.igc ruling. .No discussion of i county to which the ;as. will next he ss.it was heard. To make the change of \cnue order complete the county and ti c Jate at which the witnesses, calico to rep rt t etc. will report for the next hear. tg. must he set by the court. Both of tl cse dcterm nations were held in su-pense by Judge Woods. Judge Woods denied the defense application for an injunction to restrain flic existing plan of prosecution as recures :hc contribution* b\ it- gan Coal Operatorj Association to the fund for the prosecution. Any inquin as to the existence of the association, he held, was immaterial. O - ' Amateur Cook Tries His Hand. James K. Barnhart, who had gotten cry thin and lost considerable in ncight, is beginning to pick up again N\r. Harnhurt's daughter spent several weeks in Roanoke, and while she cits away his brother, Samuel I). Barn, aart, volunteered to do the housekeeping and net as cook. He claimed to be a good all-around plain anJ ancy cook, but reports say that he nude good only on hard-boiled eggs, t is admitted that he got 'cm hurd nough. They say his pie was something terrible, whilc bis soda bisuits were equal to modern animu.iiion. He invited his best friend, Alex >ow, to take supper with him one day ast week, but after Mr. Crowe took , I i- ? - ' k<i?u iu?i\ ai j aiiics, wiiu una sio ui i couple of weeks of the cooking, he Icclined with thanks, saying that his loctor had him on a diet. Last Saturlay James sent an S. O. S. call to Koinoke, and Miss Hattie returned Sunday night. Sam claims that his brother gained seventcon pounds and our ounces while he was doing the :o?king, but he admits that he wns only guessing and that no scales were us?d. He pointed with pride to his own :ondition and said he hud outgrown his >elt?but this is explained by the act that he has been going to all the cstivals in the neighborhood and atending the soups nnd slipping into the cstaurants between times. He may >e all that he claims, but it is u siglificant fact that the dog and the cat, ?oth of which had been very droopy, howed unusual manifestations of joy vhen their mistress returned. The Death Uec?rd. Mrs. Ida B. Martin, wife of Prof J. B. Martin, principal of the ltooge street public school in Martinsburg. iicd at the King's Daughters' Hos>ital in that place on Monday, followng an illness of one week from toinach trouble, in the 57th year of ?er age. She is survived by her husband, a son, Bernard Martin, of 'oungstown, Ohio, and a daughter, rtiss Dorothy C. Martin, a student at ihepherd College. Mrs. Martin, who ras highly regarded by many friends, kas a native of Piedmont, this State. Charles Hoke Halt/ell Rouss, only on of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Winchester touss, died at the home of his parents n Brooklyn, N. Y., on October 16th, gcd 26 years. Besides his father nd mother, two sisters survive him. le was a nephew of the late Charles (roadway Rouss. Mrs. Stephenson, widow of Rev ames Stephenson, died recently at her ome in Woodstock, Va. She was a ormer resident of Harper's Ferry, and er body was taken to that place for urial. Wm. H. Plush, aged 74 years, died ast week at the home of his son, Charles Plush, in Brunswick, Md. Coming Interesting Event. Mrs. Slavko Grouitch, wife of the x-minister to the United States from ie SeTbs, Croats, and Slovenes, will peak on some phases of her work, uring the war and after, for the hildren of these peoples, at a silver :a to be held in the Woman's Club oom on Monday, November 6th, at o'clock p. m. Everyone is invited j come and hear the thrilling story >ld by thi8 charming and interesting aughter of West Virginia, whose exuricnces have been so varied and full f interest. Mrs. Grouitch is to address a mass iiciiHg in nagersiown /vionaay nignt nd will return to Shepherdstown and pend the night with friends here. (iooh to Sanitarium. S Kdward Grove, of Harper's Fery, who several months ago was liought to have died in Washington Jity, but who was found alive in a ospital in that city after a stranger ad been buried by mistake, has been ent to the State Hospital at \Vc3ton, V. Va., for treatment. The hospital 1 Washington was not able to keep iim there under the provisions by rhich it is managed, and he was reurned to this State. His mind was omewhat impaired, and last week he nade an attempt to drown himself in he canal at the residence of S. P. fopkins, cast of Shepherdstown. He vas taken from the water, however, nd later was turned over to the Jeferson county authorities. A commision decided that he should be sent to he State institution at Weston, and le concurred in the decision, though xpressing a wish that he might reeive treatment nearer home. He was aken to Weston some days ago. Soup at the woman's club room Satird;*y. I.cave your shoes with D. C. Shioey. He is a finished workman.