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The Mining Journal Publishing Company,
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FROSTBURG, MD. - - OCT. 12, 1912
Town Council.
Mayor and all Councilmen present
at the monthly meeting Monday even
William R. Gunter, treasurer, re
ported receipts on corporate account
since last meeting in sum of 111,076.54;
expenditures $15,734.90; overdrawn
$4,658.36. Water fund —balance and
receiptssß,oo2,9B; expenditures $790.85;
balance $7,212.13.
George Krause, collector, reported
collections of—
Taxes —corporate $ 856.58
Paving 87.36
Water 688.22
Total $,1,632.16
Alfred Jeffries, water superintend
ent, reported having made ten new
connections to system, several exten
sions and supplies used, aggregating
in cost for the month the sum of $344.76.
Reservoir contains a water supply of
968,448 gallons.
E. E. Folk, street supervisor, re
ported expenditures on sewers $562,70,
and on streets $305.36; total $868.06.
James H. Grose, bailiff, reported
fines collected in sum of $lB.
Eight committee reported having
placed a light at Clarke Hall, First j
William McEuckie, councilman, re- f
ported wish of residents on North
Water street, extended, to have alight
placed in that section.
Edward Dufty, councilman, ex
pressed the conviction that the arc
light at Rankins should be replaced
with three Tungsten incandescents —a
more extended accommodation at a
saving of $16.36 a year.
Request was referred to Eight com
Rev. J. S. Cuddy, assistant pastor
of St. Michael’s Church, submitted a
petition for paving First street from
Uhl to Walsh street, signed by prop
erty-owners in interest.
W. E. G. Hitchins, citizen, favored
the proposal, and—
William McEuckie and William P.
Sullivan, councilmen, moved that the
usual procedure in such cases be
adopted and ordered.
Rev. J. S. Cuddy and W. J. Dailey,
citizen, submitted remarks.
August Arnold and William P. Sul
livan, councilmen, moved that the
usual Ordinance be drawn by the at
torney, and that this officer be in
structed to have it ready, together
with some other business iii his charge,
for submission to special- meeting
Monday evening, 21st inst.
Motion submitted and adopted.
Richard Callen, citizen, requested
the location of a light at or near his
place on High street, and his wish
was referred to the Ifight committee.
An Ordinance concerning the occu
pancy and operation of the Chesapeake
and Potomac Telephone system with
in town limits was submitted, read,
On motion by Messrs. August
Arnold and William P. Sullivan, coun
cilmen, was referred to Street com
mittee and attorney for approval and
return on or before the 21st inst.
David Morgan, citizen, requested
extension of water main on Grant
street, extended, and John Peel, citi
zen, expressed the same wish for
Park avenue.
Both referred to Water committee.
J. W. Shea, citizen, asked for ex
tension of First-street paving to Water
street, and then—
Messrs. William McEuckie and W.
A. Glodfelty, councilmen, moved to
reconsider paving of First street.
Motion lost.
Dr. Timothy Griffith and Walter W.
Wittig, Miners Hospital Directors, re
quested permission to connect with
town sewer system, and to extend a
three or four-inch line to hospital site.
Referred to Water and Sewer com
John J. Price, Mayor, reported that
residents along line of South Bowery
street, extended, expressed willing
ness to lay water-line and connect
with town system if town will furnish
Referred to Water committee.
Messrs. William P. Sullivan and
August Arnold, councilmen, moved
that the application of property-own
ers on First street from Payne alley
to North Water street be received and
that Council include that portion in
Ordinance providing for paving First
street, making that Ordinance provide
for paving of First street from Uhl
street to North Water street.
Street committee made report of
costs and assessments for paving
Beall’s Eane and Frost avenue, costs
as follows:
Frost avenue $15,260.66
Beall’s Eane 4,868.94
Total $20,129.60
The Frostburg Illuminating and
Manufacturing Company submitted a
proposition for removing poles and
wiring on Frost avenue, and install
ing ornamental poles and lights, and
after discussion a motion instructing
the Eight committee to re-adjust the
illumination of the avenue with the
poles already in service, was adopted.
Bills read and ordered paid—
Corporate $3,544.15
Water 872.42
Total $4,416.57
A Typical Redman.
One of the most spectacular figures of the Civic Parade during Home-
Coming Week was that of a prominent member of Allegany Tribe, No. 67,
Independent Order of Red Men, of this place.
He was at the head of that organization, and in costume one of the
most impressive reminders of the Indian personnel which flourished herea
bout more than a century ago.
As a made-up Indian of the most gorgeous type he was a complete success.
His name is George Thomas, and it is no disparagement of his worth to
affirm that there is much in his -phjsioue and carriage to enable_costumers to
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have him appear at his best in personating the aboriginal,’American Indian"
The picture herewith presented shows Mr. Thomas as he appeared on Civic
Parade Day after he had stepped aside for the purpose.
When complimented upon the fidelity with which he personated the Indian
character in the parade, Mr. Thomas said, in a matter-of-fact way :
“Well, after all, there is really only one difference between the Indian and
“What is that ?” asked the Journae.
“Why—he smokes the pipe of peace, and I smoke a piece of pipe!”
Mr. Thomas is one of the town’s good characters—industrious, thrifty and
honorable —qualities which everywhere distinguish the best citizenship.
Gayfeller—Nish night, offsher. Moon
and everyshing sheems full. What’s
the ind’eashuns for tomorrow?
Officer Doolan —Fine, sure?
Farm and Household Show.
The Second Annual Exhibit of the
Allegany and Garrett-County Agri
cultural Society is announced for
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 17th,
18th and 19th insts., in K. of P. Arm
ory, Eonaconing.
Grain, fruit and vegetables of the
two counties will be shown by farmers
and gardeners, and the accomplish
ments of ladies in-the development of
bread, pastry, preserves, needle-work,
horticulture, etc., will hold a promi
nent place in the display.
Addresses will be delivered each
day—Thursday by Prof. W. H. Aider
man, State Horticulturist, of West
Virginia; Friday by Prof. T. B. Sy
mons, State Entomologist of Mary
land, and Prof. H. J. Patterson, Di
rector of U. S. Experiment Station,
Washington, D. C., and Saturday by
Hon. David J. Eewis, Congressman—
last named on “The Parcels Post.”
Altogether, the prospectus and pro
gram of this exhibition are very allur
ing, and everybody within reach
should pay it at least one all-round
Distressing Accident.
George H. Miller, Broadway grocer,
driving his one-horse team to the rail
road station Monday morning, reached
the Depot-road intersection with East
Union street, when, suddenly, an au
tomobile swished close up.
The horse shied violently, broke the
shaft and twisted the wagon so sud
denly that Mr. Miller was thrown
from the seat headlong to the ground,
breaking one leg in two places.
Mr. Miller suffered the great mis
fortune a number of years ago to lose
the use of both legs while a mine
worker, and this misfortune makes his
condition most pathetic.
With the constant assistance of his
wife, he conducts a small grocery on
Broadway, and his figure, seen only
on the little delivery wagon, has been
a familiar one a long time.
LggK Here For It
Many a Mining Journal Reader
Will Be Interested.
When people read about the cures
made by a medicine endorsed from
far away, is it surprising that they
wonder if the statements are true?
But when they read of cases right
here at home, positive proof is within
their reach, for close investigation is
jan easy matter. Read Frostburg en
dorsement of Doan’s Kidney Pills.
Mrs. William Preston, 77 W. Eoo
St., B'rostburg, Md., says: “The first
symptom of kidney complaint in my
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. Foster-Milburn Co., Props., Buffalo,
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cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo,
, New York, sole agents for the United
. States.
Remember the name—Doan’s—and
: take no other.
Getting Ready.
All of the machines in the Parker
Hosiery Factory are in place, and Mr.
Parker is expected to be here, accom
panied by the tutor who will take
charge of the operators—all new at
the work, in time to commence opera
tions next week.
Misses Bessie and Annie Williams,
of Grafton, W. Va., guests several
weeks of relatives and friends here,
. returned home early this week—the
former to teach school near Fairmont,
W. Va.; the latter to attend school in
Clarksburg, W. Va.
Big Contracts on Hand.
The Roanoke (Va.) Times of last
Sunday reports the following:
“The Engleby & Bro. Company, of
Roanoke, have been awarded the
plumbing work on the new twelve
story Reuger hotel, now being built in
“An idea of the magnitude of this
contract may be gathered from the
fact that there will be ninety-six bath
rooms, and over four hundred fixtures.
“The contract price is $24,000.
“This, with the work now on hand,
will give this firm over $30,000 of
plumbing in Richmond alone.”
The Englebys are well remembered
here and in Lonaconing,
They went to Roanoke about “thirty
years ago,” and they constitute a big
fraction of that town’s best social and ;
business element.
19 Broadway, fJ7] Frostburg, Md.
Dr. J. C. Pfeiffer
7 E. Union St. Frostburg, Md.
Model Lice Spray,
Quart Can, 35 cents.
Dealer in Poultry Supplies,
I On Broadway, FROSTBURG, MD.
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i Radies* Coats, Jackets, Skirts, Etc., re-
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Shall we call for your next package?
A. S. BURTON, Proprietor.
James A. Bond, of this place, vocal
ist, is in Baltimore, where, during
this and next month, he will sing in
the pageants of “The World in Balti
Legal Holidays.
To-day, 420 years ago, Christopher
Columbus discovered America, and
some years ago October 12 was named
“Columbus Day.”
And now the Attorney-General in
forms the Governor that it is “a legal
holiday by legislative enactment.”
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