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FROSTBURG, MD. - - MAY 11, 1912
Do not forget the unvarying truth
that, by a wellknown law of commerce,
other things being equal, manufactur
ing enterprise naturally seeks the
base of supply of raw material.
This region has both the coal and
the fire-clay, and the market is nearb} 7 .
Why not the machinery for mining
and the kilns for baking the best road
surfacing in the world?
It is quite as difficult over in Great
Britain to administer Sunday laws as
it is here. Who is the State’s At
torney who can keep things straight
in a drug store open to sell medicines
but not sanitary soaps? Or in station
ery stores, open to sell newspapers and
magazines, but not stationery?
Nature intended that Frostburg
should be an ideal summer resort, but
Nature provides only the air, water,
sites and summers.
Mr. Pink Whiskers of Pocahontas,
delivering a lecture in Never Seen
Opera House recently on “How To Be
Popular With The Ladies,” gave it
out to young gentlemen good and
strong—“never praise any woman ex
cept the one to whom you are talking.”
When a Grahamton business man
passes a Federal Hill capitalist with
out either speaking to the other, Belt-
Line people regard it as not only a
mutual slight, but as a competitive
difference of opinion concerning the
more eligible site for the Miners Hos
The burning question lately agitat
ing Never-Seen society is—“which
should first enter the auditorium of
the Opera House, the lady or gentle
man?” After much crimination and
recrimination the trouble was finally
brought up to and laid before the
Eckhart Philosopher, who quickly dis
posed of it by declaring—“bay yemi
ny, ef te lady haf to buy te tickets,
shae should shove hem en ahead, an’
shove lak dekkens!”
A proposed religious debate between
two colored ministers many years ago
was choked off by the late Samuel
Smith, who affirmed that “fer stirrin’
up niggers an’ makin’ everbody mad
at everbody else, a dispute ’bout wich
is te true chuch is almos’ es bad es te
feelins wich com in ’mong white folks
jes immejitly behin’ te jedgments guv
out byte jedges of a baby show !”
The straw hat is beginning to bloom.
“Ocean to Ocean.
About 7 o’clock Friday evening, 3d
inst., Mr. and Mrs. Chester Lawrence
and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Herrick, of
Eos Angeles, California, passed
through Frostburg for the Atlantic
coast. Mr. Herrick, a road-racing
champion of last year, was the driver.
They had come overland in a “Care”
automobile, and though not speeding,
were making good time. By to-day,
beyond doubt, they have completed
the “Ocean-to-Ocean” tour, blazing
the trail for “The Highland Associ
ation,” and the people may expect to
hear their report soon.
“Mothers’ Day.”
The home is the controlling factor
in the progress of civilization, and the
Mother is the directing spirit that
shapes its destiny, makes it the guiding
influence of our youth, and the com
fort and hope of our later years.
And why should we not set apart
one day in the year to honor her, if
alive, and to worship her memory if
Sunday,May 12, has been designated
as “Mothers’Day” in the United States,
and it should claim our most devoted
and loving recognition.
We may attract other loves in the
passing of life, but the sweetest treas
ure that life contains is a Mother’s
It never grows cold, it never weak
ens, it never fails you in sorrow,
trouble or failure, and follows you into
the after life, and we should never
forget that the first monument that
a child can raise to its Mother’s memo
ry is that of a clean, upright life, such
as she would have rejoiced to see her
boy or girl live.
Bet Mother’s Day be tenderly ob
served in all the land.
Mother ! Dear, sacred name, and
sweet—how slow w.e are to prove
The height and depth and deathless
ness of perfect Mother love !
We take her tender daily care just as
the thoughtless flowers
Book up to God for daily care, because
we know ’tis ours.
But when we miss, from heart and life,
the comfort of her care,
Then we must learn to live without
her presence and her prayer.
’Tis then the name of Mother is to us
a holy thing,
And, hovering low, we seem to feel
the shelter of a wing.
-—Oakland Republican.
Now is the Time.
Several contributors to the funds
for defraying the expenses of the
Home-Coming celebration have volun
tarily enlarged their pledges.
The Committee express themselves
as being in a receptive mood for
others to do likewise.
In a short time the names and
amounts already contributed and
pledged will be published, and all who
wish to get in the list are urged to
come earl} 7 as well as often.
The Committee, comprising the fol
lowing wellknown and popular gentle
men, will wait with pleasure upon all
vrho wish to show substantial interest
in the great enterprise, especially
those who come early:
W. E. G. Hitchins, Chairman.
Roberdeau Annan Frank Watts
G. Dud. Hocking J. S. Brophy
James P. Kenney Wm. R. Gunter, sr
Owen Winter Daniel Powell
Graatsville Generalities.
At the Methodist parsonage Satur
day, May 4, 1912, by Rev. W. W. Mor
ris, Miss Anna Pearle Eivengood was
married to Mr. Ernest Mort. The
bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Eivengood, residing near New
: Germany, and well-known in Frost
burg. The groom is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Mort, of Grantsville.
Dr. I. E. Ritter, the great Frostburg
dentist, is spending this week in
Grantsville practising his profession.
Prof. A. G. Perdew, of Cumberland,
drove from Frostburg to Grantsville
Wednesday afternoon on business.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Getty were
guests Thursday of Hotel Gladstone,
Messrs. John Livengood and Emaus
Younkin were business visitors to
Frostburg last Saturday.
Big Gift for Birthday.
Next Friday, 17th inst., is the 18th
birthday of David E. Gunter, young
est son of William R. Gunter, pro
-1 prietor of Hotel Gladstone.
On that day both expect to have
[ here a 47-horsepower “Cadillac” auto
mobile—the first significance of which
is—the father will make it a birthday
; gift to the son, and the second is—the
; latter will use it mainly in the interest
of the great Hotel.
1 This “Cadillac”—latest model, is
equipped with electric lights; a self
starting device operated by electricity,
thus doing away with the trouble of
1 getting out and “cranking up,” and,
; as stated, has a development of 47-
t horsepower.
1 “The “Cadillac” will run to the two
railroad stations—Cumberland and
Pennsylvania and Western Maryland,
’ meeting all passenger trains for
, guests, and when “off duty” in these
lines will be at the latter’s command
for in and out-of-town tours—business
' or pleasure.
i It is a big gift to the boy, and a big
, boost for the hotel.
Aa Interesting Meeting.
The quarterly meeting of the Bap
tist Sunday School Association of Al
legany County, Maryland, was held
1 last Monday evening in the Lonacon
f ing Baptist Church.
The house was crowded and the
. meeting enjoyed by all. The attend
ance and the enthusiasm displayed
' were very satisfactory and encourag
; ing, and it is believed by all who are
interested in this religious enterprise
that it will be productive of great
, The program, as published last week,
’ was fully and interestingly rendered,
thus making the occasion one of great
i Minutes of the previous meeting
> were read and approved.
j The Advisory Board advised that a
, banner should be given to the Sunday
School, which showed the best aver
-1 age attendance.
i After some discussion the motion
, was lost because of the bad tendency
5 There was then read a petition,
7 signed by three members, asking the
Association to change and amend the
Constitution and By-Laws to read the
• “Third Monday.”
Laid on the table until the next
meeting as required by the organic
1 law.
. Motion was then made to include
p the Pastors of the county as members
of the Advisory Board; carried.
1 Meeting was closed by Rev. Mr.
: Bray.
r The Association extends thanks to
those who very kindly and ably took
j part in the program.
’ 8.-B.
He is an awfully smart umpire who
' can always rightfully discriminate be
■ tween a base hit and an error.— Titus
> A. Brick.
Wants a Hustle.
The Frostburg Base Ball team is
getting in form for the season of 1912.
r The elements, which even the great
, democratic party can’t control, have
, retarded the progress of practice some
-1 what, but enough has been seen of the
1 boys to please manager Hartman, and
- if the grounds are in condition from
now on strenuous practice will be the
order every evening.
1 Blackbourn, the new acquisition
f from the jungles of West Virginia, is
f showing up well in practice. He has
all the symptoms of “a comer.”
And that new man—Hayes, is surely
1 some base-ball player. He is quick on
, his feet, a good “flinger,” knows the
1 game and is a hard worker.
“Mike” Hoban, the great and only,
is back on the job. For awhile it
: looked as if “Mike” was to do the
- great gyrations for the Mt. Savage
s team, but the town in the Hollow is
not up to “Mike’s” size. The Frost
burg “rooter,” big and little, is pleased
to know that the hero is here, ready
, and willing to do what he can for his
> native heath.
r The pitching corps is working out
every evening when possible, getting
*• the kinks out of their arms, to make
- sure of being in shape for the open
i ing game.
“Herb” Jeffries, too, is back from
the great north-west, where he did
some excellent work for, the Spokane
- team last season. “Herb” is a player
who can hold his own with any team
in this neck of woods, and it is hoped
that manager Hartman will get him
in the line-up immediately. “Herb”
- is a hitter of some large ability, as he
wielded the willow with effect in the
north-west, as his record shows.
Now, the real proper thing for the
Park Association people to do is—get
5 the grounds in playing condition as
early as possible, so the boys can
practice while the evenings are long.
’ Get the fence, the entrance and the
grand stand in presentable shape;
have “Old Glory” fly from tne flag
staff of the'grand stand, and make it
plain to the patrons of the game that
’ they are in earnest to give them some
thing for their money. Ease, ele
gance, comfort, pleasure and a team
that will make every game a real con
test; a little more real pleasure and a
little less commercialism —all these
will bring the crowds.
This is “Home-Coming Year;” every
’ thing is on the move to have things a
' little better than in other years, and
why not apply this to the good old
game we all love so well?
5 Bet us hope that conditions will be
r improved; that the club that repre
j sents the old town will be a good one,
, and that every game will be a real
* live contest. " “The Fan.”
) Personal.
An Ohio paper makes a compli
" j mentary report of “Billy Carroll,”
"; formerly of this place. “Billy caught
1 for the Sharon team last season, and J
t ‘made good,’ and will be the regular]
,T catcher for Salem this season.” This J
item is notable also for the fact that
some player besides the pitcher gets
special notice. “Billy Carroll” is
Owen England’s grandson, and well
r remembered for good base-ball work
before he left here several years ago. j
At St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rev.
F. H. Crissman, pastor, to-morrow
(Sunday) a. m., sermon—“ The
Deaconess’ Work;” 2 p. m., Sunday
school; 7)4 a. m., address —“The
Home,” by Prof. S. A. Baer, of the
State Normal School Faculty. Special
music. Monday evening—meeting of
Church Council; Ladies Guild at home
of Mrs. R. S. Oder. Tuesday evening
—Women’s Home and Foreign Mis
sionary Society in the Church. Wed
nesday evening, 7% o’clock, prayer
and praise.
At the First English Baptist Church
Rev. B. F. Bray, pastor, to-morrow
(Sunday) 9)4 a. m., Sunday school;
10)4 a. m., sermon to “Mothers;” 7)4
p. m., sermon.
At St. John’s Episcopal Church,
Rev. F. M. C. Bedell, rector, to-morrow
(Sth Sunday after Easter) 7)4 a., m.,
Holy Communion ; 10)4 a. m., morning
prayer and sermon ; 2)4 p. m., Sunday
school; 7)4 p. m., evening prayer and
sermon. Rogation Days —Monday, 10
a. m., Holy Communion. Tuesday, 7)4
a. m., Holy Communion. Wed nesday,
10 a. m., Holy Communion. Thursday
—Ascension Day, 7)4 a. m., Holy Com
munion ; 10)4 a. m., Holy Communion
and sermon.
At the Presbyterian Church, Rev.
Dr. J. N. Beall, pastor, to-morrow
(Sunday.) This is “Mothers’ Day,”
and the services throughout will be
appropriate thereto; 10 a. m., sermon
—“Mother, And The Honor Due Her ;”
7)4 p. m., program—several special
numbers by choir—solos, etc., and se
lect readings. Prof. Richard Harris
will direct the music all day. Every
body should wear a white flower (car
nation, if practicable,) in honor of the
best Mother that ever lived— your own !
At First M. E. Church, Rev. Dr. D.
H. Martin, pastor, to-morrow (Sunday)
9)4 a-, m., class meeting ; 10)4 a. m.,
sermon —“The Home-Coming City ;”
2 p. m., Sunday school ; 6)4 p. m., Ep
worth League; 7)4 p. m., sermon—
“ Mother, or Recollections,” in recog
nition of “Mothers’ Day”—Sunday,
May 12. Special music at all services.
At Salem Reformed Church, Rev.
G. E. Metger, pastor, to-morrow (Sun
day) 10)4 a. m., sermon, accompanied
by installation of church officers-elect;
2 p. m., Sunday-school address by Dr.
G. O. Sharrett, president of the Coun
ty Christian Endeavor Union ; 7)4 p.
m., sermon. Monday evening—Teach
ers Training Class. Tuesday—Help
ing Hand Society at the parsonage.
Wednesday—mid-week service. Fri
day—choir meeting.
At First Congregational Church,
Rev. T. E. Richards, pastor, to-morrow
(Sunday) “Mothers’ Day” Convention”
Special addresses to “Mothers” at
each service. A full orchestra and
musical program morning and evening.
Monday, 7)4 p. m., Jr. C. E. Society.
Tuesday, 7)4 p. m., band rehearsal.
Wednesday, 7)4 p. m., prayer.
At St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rev.
F. H. Crissman, pastor, to-morrow
(Sunday) 10)4 a. m., sermon by Rev.
M. B. Enders, of Cumberland ; 2 p. m.,
Sunday school; 6)4 p. m., Y. P. S. C.
E. ; 7)4 p. m., sermon. The choir will
render special music. Monday even
ing—Ladies Guild. Wednesday, 7)4
p. m., prayer and praise.
Sudden Death.
Fenton Jackson, colored, of Con
nellsville, Pa., died suddenly in that
place last Saturday while making
preparations to visit this place. He
had arranged to buy a small property
adjoining that of his brother-in-law,
C. B. Gales, and retire from active
life. He was a son of the late Rev.
G. W. Jackson—“ Thirty Years Ago”
pastor of the John Wesley M. E.
Church, and, aslndicated, Mrs. Seneca
Gales, of this place, is a bereaved sis
ter. He leaves also a brother—Noah
Jackson, of Vanderbilt, and two in
fant sons. He was a useful as well as
prominent member of his race, and
in his trade as paper-hanger and deco
rator was regarded as an artist.
Columbus a Historical Photo-Play.
The most elaborate historical photo
play yet attempted is a three-reel
subject, “The Coming of Columbus,”
made by the Selig Polyscope Co. It
presents the life of Columbus and in
cidents leading up to and following
his great achievement of the discov
ery of America. This great moving
picture masterpiece was three years
in the making, and cost $50,000.
There are 350 people in the cast, and
the three caravels, which had been
built in exact reproduction of the
vessels used by Columbus and pre
sented to the United States Govern
ment by the Spanish nation, were
secured for this great production by
Mr. William N. Selig, who refitted
the ships and made them seaworthy.
In order that the production might be
as perfect a duplicate as possible of
the original achievement, Mr. Selig
had even secured the very log-book
used by Columbus. This great fea
ture, which is the sensation of the
entire motion picture loving world,
has been secured at great expense,
for Tuesday, May 14, matinee and
night, at the Frostburg Opera House.
Matinee will commence at 3 o’clock.
Admission, 10 cents.
All persons having or knowing of
relics or antiquities that would be of
interest to visitors during centennial
week at Frostburg are requested to
notify by mail, telephone or in person
any member of the following commit
tee: G. G. Townsend, S. Graff Haver
stick, Paul L. Hitchins, Davisson
Armstrong, H. V. Hesse, Patrick
O’Rourke, D. J. Betz, Fred Wehner,
or Harry Fuller. 4t
New Officers of the Law.
Appointees of the Governor for [
Justices of the Peace have, in part, [
qualified as follows:
Lonaconing—James MacFarlaue.
Frostburg—Thomas Gatehouse and
Benjamin Jenkins.
Eckhart —John N. Close.
Barton —R. K. Snyder.
Rawlings —Edward Cresap.
Vale Summit—James Finn.
Mt. Savage —Peter Boyle.
Among Notaries Public W. B. Brad
ley, James Anderson, John E. Price,
John Neder, Nelly Brady, Paul L.
Hitchins and Margaret Sloan have
Some recess developments are ]
New Railroad.
Monday, May 6, 1912, the first train
passed through the Great Savage
tunnel of the Western Maryland Rail
{ road extension, carrying several of-
J ficials.
The tunnel is about three-fifths of
j a mile long, and, excepting proper
ballast of track, is completed.
Considerable work along the line,
however, is yet to be done—so much
that the company has announced July
Ist as the probable time for opening
j of the road for through business.
Grahamton Gallantries.
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Martin spent
several days with friends in Cumber
land during last week.
The Cabbage-Patch Inn has been
improved by a front painted blue last
Mrs. John Wright, of Mt. Pleasant
street, Frostburg, visited her sister-in- ;
law, Mrs. Henry Wright, Wednesday.
Bailiff Robert Simpson was called to
Cumberland on official business last
Saturday, but hadn’t time to wait for
Teddy on account of impending “dou
ble duty,” superinduced by indisposi- ,
tion of Night Policeman Charles Ap- ,
prehensive Saurbaugh. ;
First Councilman Isaac Yates, while 1
working in his garden Monday, fell 1
and sustained considerable shock, but :
is on the road to the good place called
William Thomas visited friends in
Lonaconing Monday.
Miss Idella Wright has accepted the
position of saleslady for the Gerwig
Bakery, in “The Growing End.” Miss
Wright is a popular young lady and
well fitted for the position.
The Journal erred in a recent
statement concerning John Smith. ■
Instead of a track foreman on the
Cumberland and Pennsylvania rail
road, he holds same office on the Cum
berland and Westernport Electric
Worms Cannot Stand
Dill’s Worm Syrup. All kinds are
quickly and permanently removed by
this truly great worm cure, which
leaves the system cleansed and puri
fied. When everything else has failed,
try Dill’s and be cured. But there is
no use in experimenting with others.
Dill’s is pleasant to take, and an ex
cellent cathartic. 25 cents. *5
Real Estate Transfer.
Emma Ayers to Walter W. Hank,
Johnson and Walnut streets, Western
port; $2,100.
James Hogg to George C. Beemen,
Charlestown, near Lonaconing; $525.
Carrie W. Morrison el at. to Charles
A. Winkler, Barton; $lO, etc.
Mary Boar to Francis R. Baxter,
Mt. Savage; $lO, etc.
Georges Creek Coal Company to
New Central Coal Company, Lonacon
ing; $750.
Allegany County Improvement Com
pany to Consolidation Coal Company,
National Pike; $1,200.
David P. Miller to Consolidation
Coal Company, sewer privilege in
Braddock run; $2,000.
Real Estate and Building Company
to William See, National Pike; $lO, etc.
State of Maryland to Thomas A.
Duckworth, Westernport; sl, etc.
Maryland Coal Company to George
S. Ternent, Lonaconing; $250.
Clayton Purnell and Lawrence D.
Willison, executors, to Resley J. Rob
inson, Frostburg; $550.
Knights Templar.
At the Forty-Second Annual Con
clave of the Grand Commandery,
Knights Templar, in Frederick, this
State, Tuesday and Wednesday, 7th
and Bth insts., Frostburg was repre
sented by—
John B. Williams Dr. J. C. Pfeiffer
Frank C. Beall Rev. J. N. Beall
Thomas Spier David D. Price
William Davis Otto Hohing, sr
Dr. Timothy Griffith John E. Taylor
W. E. G. Hitchins Josiah Ford
Affiliated through the Eastern Star
with the Templars, Mrs. J. C. Pfeiffer,
Mrs. Sarah C. Frost and Mrs. J. N.
Beall also went to Frederick.
These Conclaves are occasions of
great fraternal interest, and there
were some special numbers on the
program this year.
Distressing Accident.
A little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Scott Miller, of Borden Shaft, was
scalded to death Friday afternoon of
last week. Mrs. Miller had prepared
a tub of hot water for scouring a
porch, leaving it for a minute unat
tended. Meanwhile, the little one
fell in, no one knows how, and death
terminated her suffering about 6 p. m.
She was three years old. Funeral
Sunday afternoon.
“Fifty Years Ago.”
In the Baltimore News reproduction
of “Fifty Years Ago” one of the
“events'of May 6” is stated as fol
“Ashby’s cavalry fought a skirmish
with the Fifth New York Cavalry near
Harrisonburg, Va.”
Just then “Stonewall Jackson” was
about leaving Staunton to meet Gen.
Milroy somewhere west.
Two days later (Thursday, May 8,
1862—“ Fifty Years Ago” last Wednes
day,) the battle of McDowell, in High
land county, was fought—the first of
the great campaign which won for
Jackson his greatest renown.
It was atiout one month of the most
strenuous work ever done by any army
in all history.
Decoration Day.
Preliminary to the annual function
of decorating with flowers the graves
of deceased Union soldiers of the
Civil War, Rev. F. H. Crissman, pas
tor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church,
will deliver a sermon Sunday, 26th
inst., commemorative of their heroic
service, the Post attending in a body.
In Allegany cemetery on Decoration
Day —Thursday, 30th inst., Rev. Mr.
Crissman will also speak.
Messrs. Charles Eisentrout, Officer
of-the-Day, and Joseph Timmons, of
Thoburn Post, in behalf of that body,
request all members of the Post and
all Old Soldiers, unaffiliated or visit
ing, to be sure to join the Post on
both days—26th at church, and 30th in
the tour of the cemeteries.
Dangerous Threat.
Bay yeminy, Aye read en last week’s
Yournal det Yeneral Kear Hosken
bane dreamen of girl vat do not lef en
Frostburg, and Yohn Bannatyne say
hae read sem teng.
An Aye tal Yohn, bay yeminy, ef
Yeneral Kear don’t quit going bak on
te town ladies en det way, Aye veil
get dem to girlcott hem! —The Eckhart
Keeping the Dollars at Home.
Ten years ago a Farmer put his
j initials on a Dollar Bill. The next
| day he went to the nearest town and
j spent it with a Merchant. Before the
J year was out he 'got the Dollar Bill |.
back. Four times in six years the |
Dollar came back to him for Produce, j
and three times he heard of it in the
pockets of his Neighbors. The last
time he got it back was four years ago.
He sent it to a Retail Mail Order
House. He has never seen that Dollar
since, nor never will. That Dollar
will never pay any more School or j
Road Taxes for him, will not build or j
brighten any of the Homes of the [
Community. He sent it entirely out |
of the circle of usefulness to Himself
and his Neighbors.
Three Sales To-Day.
Clayton Purnell, attorney, will offer
three real estate properties at public
auction to-day in front of Hotel Glad
stone, as follows:
1, The Hartz Bear property, on West
Union street, at 10 o’clock a. m.; —
2, The Walsh property, on Welsh
Hill, near town, at 10% o’clock a. m.,
3, The McGovern property, in Gra
hamton, at 11 o’clock a. m.
At her home in Cumberland Tuesday •
night, Mrs. Anna Viola Cubbage, wife
of William J. Cubbage, a patrolman,
aged 22 years. She was a grand
daughter of the late Joseph Preston,
of Hill street. Death was sudden
from heart disease.
His Reason Why.
I am “there” with the pen and the
will, but I ken
Of nothing to write worth the ink.
It is really too bad—some folks might
call it sad,
But, “dodgastif !” I cannot think
Of a theme to begin on—a clue to
break in on—
A “bloomin’ ” first line, so to speak.
So, dear Journal, I pray you’ll
indulge me to-day,
’Cause I just can’t write nothin’ this
C. B. Ryan.
Bogota, N. J., May 12.
Eckhart Special.
Eckhart, Md., May 9, 1912.
The members of the “Inter Nos”
Social Club are planning a great social
function in the Jr. O. U. A. M. Hall,
Eckhart, Wednesday evening, May
15th. The young men who compose
this organization will hold their first
grand ball and hope to eclipse any
thing of the kind ever attempted here.
Invitations to the number of 200 have
been sent out, and they expect to have
as their guests friends from Cumber
land, Frostburg, Eonaconing, Mt. Sav
age and a number from Eckhart and
vicinity. The lady friends of the Club
will serve the refreshments. The hall
will be elaborately decorated in the
Club’s colors—green and orange, and
additional lights will be installed to
give the proper effect. Arrangements
have been made to have the electric
cars stop at the hall entrance on this
night. The service of the Moose or
chestra has been secured, and this new
organization will dispense all the new
est dance music. If the reader is for
tunate enough to enjoy the receipt of
an invitation he should be sure to at
tend, as the motto of the Club is—
“ Pleasure, Pastime and Proper De
A little party of Frostburg’s most
prominent young men was entertained
at the home of William Eee, this place,
one evening this week by Mr. Dee’s
daughter—Miss Mary. The members
of the party have announced their in
tention of returning—if they get an
invitation, which is doubtful, as they
are particularly fond of chicken and,
like the preachers, they don’t care
who knows it. The party comprised
Messrs. Hugh Watson, George Wagner
and Ross McDuckie.
W. H. Parker.
The Mountain City and It’s
Home-Coming Week.
Stovetown, Md., May 7, 1912.
To the Mining Journal.
The pleasing success which the
many committees for the Home-Com
ing are meeting with, and the cheer
ful letters from the wanderers are re
ceiving much attention by Journal
readers, who are fairly well informed
upon Frostburg’s history, and whose
convictions of the forceful, lovely
women, and brave men who have
turned the city in the mountain from
a derelict field, overgrown and
choked with weeds, into a blossoming
garden; where the dusky sons of hon
est labor have turned the stagnant
wood and stone into beautiful build
ings—schools and industries which
have taken new life and the people
new heart.
I must, therefore, say a few words
of praise for my few comrades of
olden times who have made good in
the metropolitan cities of the east and
T. F. McGuire, whose portrait ap
peared in Journal a few weeks ago,
and who is Auditor for the Colorado
Supply Company, with forty-five
stores to look after between Denver,
Colorado, and Blossburg, New Mexico,
will be with us on that ever-memor
able week in August. His profes
sional, social and musical accomplish
ments gained him admission to the
most brilliant circles in the metropolis
of the west.
Roy D. McCardell, a mountain-boy
in the metropolis in the east, is an
other discovery worth mentioning, for
he is a poet, musician, painter and
novelist who is quadruply worth won
dering at.
These are but two of the many pre
eminently splendid and learned men
and women to whom I could pay
tribute, who are coming home, and
who write me, saying—“we can never
forget the feeling that comes over us
after an absence of many years.”
They will again see the green Alle
gany mountains looming up before
them, but I cannot fully detail the
subtle sentiment which will creep
over the heart and stir the blood at
the mere sight of their old mountain
home. It is the home of the sweetest
of memories, for it is “the city on the
hill” where their loved fathers and
mothers sleep. It was there that they
sorrowed and died. From there came
our own flesh and blood, our own kith
and kin. The fresh imaginings of
boyhood and girlhood were heightened
by traditions of valor and fidelity in
this romantic mountain city.
But in speaking of the Home-Com
ing I wish to combine all the conflict
ing racial elements of nationalities
under one head. I do not wish to
speak of different streams of European
races, but as a city with a pure atmos
phere which has its own complexion
and highest type in Maryland’s proud
civilization. It is clean and lovely,
even in its melancholy.
But she will be lovelier still next
August, when her soft raiment will be
woven from the gold and the green of
the moss in her valleys into the purple
and pink of her lovelier hills.
I, unfortunately, have not the ability
to do justice to the brilliant event so
near at hand, but if McGuire, and Mc-
Cardell bring with them their artists
I will have them illustrate the situa
tion by a drawing representing “The |
[ Paper That Is Great” pulling the more |
| or less willing along in the procession
of progress and the unwilling or
honey-sucking drone element tugging
against Col. Tom Dillon and H. V.
Hesse, who are exclaiming:
“Confound it! don’t you see we have
a tougher tug-of-war on hand than
J you, and don’t you see how we, to
| gether with the many different com
{ mittees, have pulled the whole lot out
( of the city’s bee hive already, so that
now we are prepared for the Home
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