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COURT HOUSE NEWS
TRANSFERS OF REAL ESTATE, ORPHANS
COURT, MARRIAGE LICENSES, ETC.
OBPHAHB* COURT
Monday. July 18th. Minnie F.
Leatherwood, administratrix of Jesse
Leatherwood, deceased. returned In
ventories of personal property, debts
and money, and received an order to
grain.
Tho last will and testament of Sar
ah A, L. Gilbert, deceased, was ad
, milted to probate and letters testa
mentary thereon were granted unto
Frank R. Caaaell, who received war
rant to appraise and an order to noti
fy creditors.
letters of administration on the es
late of William H. Cassell, deceased,!
were granted unto Frank H. Cassell,!
who received an order to notify credi
tors.
The last will and testament of Ja- j
cob hupp, deceased, was admitted to!
prolmle .And letters testamentary l
thereon were granted unto Heranda C. ,
Rupp and Harry A. Hupp, who re
ceived warrant to appraise and an or
der to notify creditors.
Charles B, Harris, administrator of
.lames E. Harris, deceased, settled Ida !
Ural and final account.
Harry A. dolman and Charles I*.
Hetman, executors of William H. dol
man. deceased, returned an Inventory
of debts.
letters of administration on (he cc- .
late of William Ruohmnn, deceased,
were granted unto John W, Huchman.
who received ah order to notify cred
Itors.
The last will and testament of
Lloyd Brown, deceased, was admitted
to probate and letters testamentary
llieroon were granted unto Arthur C*,
Brown, who received warrant to ap
praise and an order to notify srredl
tors.
George L. Slouksdulc, adminlstra
lor of Oliver 11. Crumhacker, dec***
ed. returned an Inventory of debts.
Tuesday, July IHI h -George L
Stocked ale, administrator of Oliver
H. Crumbackor. deceased, settled hi>.
first and final account.
TKAKNFKR.S OF REAL F, ST ATE.
Kamuel t. Hoffacker et al, Kxecu
tors to Harry O. Handrmk. V 4 acre,
for SIBOO,
Colon Bridge Business Men's As
sociation to Oliver J. Sloneslfer, lot,
" for s3t),
George A Blizzard and wife to Jul
ius H. Kauffman and wife, I acre, for
$lO.
George W, Grimes flt al. Mortgagees
to Anna Reese Boyd, 80 acres, for
SI4OO.
Joseph l>. Brooks, Trustee, lo Ann i
Reese Boyd. 51 acres, for s2o<>n
John T. Walsh lo Helen Walsh. l>
aeres, tor sl.
Daniel H. Mlllrnder el al. lo Kullei
Lebrun and wife, fi seres, for $l5O.
Julie Lambert and husband lo Daisy
Black, 3 acres, lor $3Bl,
Charles K Mnnath and wife to Park
er Monath. 3fi acres, for sl°.
Parker Monath to Oharle* K Mon
alb and wife, 11*1 acres, for $lO.
MARRIAGE Ml EASES.
George D. Nightengale, of Small
wood, and Edna I'.llrn l/ovell, of East
view.
Leonard W. Smith and Grace Sim
mons. both of Hampstead
Roy Gilbert Fair and Ella Gertrude
Shaffer, both of Harrisburg. Pa,
MOTHER HER OWN DETECTIVE.
Haxelton. Pa.. July 14. -Mrs. An
drew Fierro, mother of mine children.
Is home Arom Brooklyn. N Y , credit ad
with having captured John Urienza.
who decoyed her 17-year-old daughter
Mary, to Brookyn under promise of
marriage and then deserted her, ll Is 1
alleged.
Despite the size of Brooklyn. Mrs.
Fierro wandered around the streets i
until she encountered Brlenza, whom
she downed with an umbrella, keeping
kirn down until the police arrived
Brlenza, who was held for (he United
States Court by the authorities, Is said
to have a family In Italy.
A HOOD OF ENTERTAIN M EVE.
The residents of Westminster and
Carroll County generally have been
treated to an unusual round of amuse
ment during those summer months.
Mo sooner hud the home coming week
so admirably arranged by the fire
men reached Its successful close than
there were evident plana" I* progress
for tho big lawn fete on Ibe ground*
of Bt. John's Church. The flying
horses are already attracting the o ig
er children and It Is reported they are
to onjoy their first ride to-morrow
night. It. will be good to hear the or
gan tones again for It will tell us I hat
at least the children are having a
good time.
This annuffl diversion arranged hy
the various committees of Sit. John's
congregation will not run true to
form If it does not include Interest
ing events tor the older folks as well
as the kiddles. Thfe usual waffle ;up
per with all Its trimmings is promised
by the ladles In charge. The school
house will he turned Into a dinnjng
room where party tables will be ar
ranged.
Amusements of .various kinds and
handsome booths will occupy the
grounds. There will no doubt he inter
est and entertainment for *ll patron*.
DEATHS.
MILLEDBEK
| Daniel H. Mlllender, a prominent
; citizen of Hampstead, died at his home
very suddenly on Monday evening. He
has been In failing health for some
time but was apimrently somewhat
I Improved but was taken worse Mon
day evening and died In a very few
| minutes. He owned and operated a
large flour and saw milt In Hampstead
| for many years. He was well liked by
all who knew him whleh fact was at
tested by the large coneourse of peo
ple that attended his funeral. He was
Tit years of age. He Is survived by his
i widow and two daughters, Misses HII
! da and Annie Mlllender and four sons.
I Oliver. Alvin, Caspar and Charles, all
of Hampstead: one. sister, Mrs. Nich
olas Walsh also survives. His funeral
was held.on Thursday morning at
Hampstead M. E. Church. Rev. Wilson
Thomas, of Baltimore, officiating, as
sisted by Rev. D. M, Dibble and Rev.
S. J. Derr. Interment in Hampstead
cemetery. The pallbearers were Dr,
R, M. Bush, E. L, Murray, M. A Sny
der, K. M. Boose, H, S. Snyder and H.
B. Murray. C. V. Tipton * Hon funeral
directors
REIN DOLL AR
Mrs. Annin M, 8. Relndollar. widow
of Tobias Relndollar, of Taneytown,
died at the home of her daughter. Mrs
Janies Caahman. of Aapers R. D, Ty
rone township, on. Sunday, July If),
aged 74 years, !i months and 8 days
She Is survived by seven sons and
daughters Mrs, James Cunningham, of i
Aspers. R. D.; Mrs. Geo Hood, of
Westmlnater; Mrs. Jerry Stainer, of
York: Mrs Gertie Collin*, of Balti
more; John Relndollar, of York; Nosn
Relndollar, of,Union Bridge, and Wil
liam Relndollar. of Baltimore Fun
eral services were held at Aspers on
Wednesday .Interment in Taneytown
Reformed Church Cemetery.
RARNKH
Thomas A Barnes died Friday. July
15, at the home of his daughter, Mrs
J. Harris Reed, near Freedom, aged $9
years. 3 months and 25 day* Me is
survived by one daughter. Mr*. Mary
II Reed.
He was (he oldest member of Si
Stephens Lodge No. 95,. I O, O. F.
whleh order conducted services al the
grave Funeral services were held at
the home of J Harris Hoed. Sunday.
July 17, at 2.30 pm. Rev. Field offici
ating. Pallbearer* were John Bennett,
Wm M. Chlpley, G Harry Retard.
Thomaa Harris, JO. U Hklauer. R It
Bennett Interment In Freedom Meth
odist Episcopal Cemeiory. C. M Walt*
funeral director.
WOMAN’* MEETING IA IT.EWAA'I
VALLEY.
A community meeting wss held a- <
Pleasant Valley last Tuesday. A worn
an* meeting was held In the after
noon. Miss Day met the f mien and
gave a demonstration in millinery on
the lawn of Mrs Elmer Klndlg There
were about forty women and girl*
present and they all decided to go
home and make hats The next meS-
Ing will be held at the home of Mrs
('has, Leese on August Dilh, and the
night meeting will be August 23rd.
An nil day's meeting will be held on
Ihe l*th for the women and they w II
bring tbelr lunches Every woman In
Ihe community Ist invited Let'* maki ;
this a big meeting and have a goal
time. The subject for discussion wilt
be announced Infer.
The evening meeting was enlivened
by Hie presence of the Pleasant Valley
Baud to whom the community is In I
debted for Us splendid music. County
Agent Fuller gave a talk ou fertlll-"
zers, and Miss lay gave one of her
Interesting talks, and Miss Everett
told of the plan of work for Ihe wom
en In the county for the coming year.
At 4hc close, tile two hats which were
made al the afternoon meeting, were
raffled off lo pay for the expenses for
the rent of the hall. Mr ( has Leeso
was elected president of the Common- i
Ity Association.
\ ELDERHItI RG MEETING.
On July 13th Miss Ola Day gave h
talk at Kldersburg on short cuts in
sewing using the sewing machine The
next meeting will be held July 27th at
which time a millinery demonstration
will be given. Koch woman Is invited
to bring a yard of material for ging
ham, silk or organdy hats.
TO DEMONSTRATE. FIRE TRI CK
ATyPLEASAMT VALLEY. t
The cltlxens of Pleasant Valley will
have a chance to witness a demon
stration next Wednesday evening be
tween (i afid 7 o’clock of Ihe now Ua-
France (Ire truck at their place. Chief
Frank T. Hhaeffcr has received now
hose and a more successful teat can
be given than on previous occasions.
- i—'
THE THREE IPS.
A bright woman, not so long ago.
wrote the following; "A* children, we
learn the three R’s; as men and wom
en, we should learn the three IPs —
Bright. Brave Huey. And the se
cret of our old'age. If we succeed In
reaching It, Is the two OW’s —"Don't
Worry,” and "Drink Water.”
FREEDOM M. E. CHITM'H, SOCTH.
R. Carl Maxwflll, pastor—Preaching
at Freedom at 11 a. m.—Bethany at 3
p. m,—Bt, James at 8 p. m.
WESTMINSTER, MIX FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 22, 1021
JEALOUSLY COSTS
LIVES OF LOVE
AFFAIR RIVALS
; SPURNED SUITOR KILLS MAN WHO SUP
PLANTED HIM. THEN MAKES HIS OWN
SUICIDE CERTAIN.
i
i j '
erased by Jealously. Samuel Bow
man, 38 year* old, lay in wait at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Elchelberg
er. at Krentler's School House, two
miles south of Hanover, and when
their daughter. Mrs. Minnie Resh, 27
years old, a widow, and her suitor,
Samuel M. Rohrbaugh. If, year* old.
returned at 11.30 o'clock Saturday
night, be opened fire with a double
barreled shotgun, wounding Rohr
baugh so badly that he died seven
hours later, and seriously Injuring
Mr*. Resh. Bowman then fled to the
home of hi* parent*. Mr, and Mrs.
Samuel Bowman. Br. half a mile
distant, and both shot and hung him
self.
Young Rubrbaugh and Mrs. Resh
spent the evening at the Itubbs
Church picnic. They drove lo the El
chnlhorger home In an automobile end
were about to alight when Bowmen
stepped out from behind a tree and
fired without a warning from a dis
tance of 10 feel Tho first shot struck
Mr*. Resh lo ihe neck and shoulder,
and the second hit Itohrbsugh In th*
face and blew off hls jaws Dr. 11. M
Allenmn. of Hanover, wa* summoned
and he ordered both Injured persons
removed lo (he York Hospital, when-
Robrliaugh died Sunday morning. He
then Informed Chief of Police Crsbbs
of the tragedy.
chief Crabb* nun fled police head
quarters In York. Gettysburg. Littles
town and WVstralpster lo be on the
lookout, and then organised search
ing parlies Hundreds of person* soon
gathered and a network of searchers
covered the surrounding woods and
field*. They were, highly Increased by
(he crime and probably would have
Indicted I evilly Injury had they ceughi
Ihe assaasln. Fear of (hls I* believed
lo be the reason for Bowman's sui
tide.
When Mr*. Resh wss questioned a#
lo Hi* Identity, of the murderer she
wa* reluctant to aay. but. finally mo*
Honed Bowman* name Special (MS
eer Frank Rcheivert, accompanied by,
five meg, drove to the Bowman houac
and saw a fhan peep nut from behind
a window shade, hot, being armed
only with revolver*. Drey hesitated
Man entering Ihe bouse Chief
Crabb* wa* summoned and Bowman's,
father (old him there was no use,
searching for hls son. as he believed j
* the boy hsd committed suicide
Shortly thereafter Corporal Hnyder, i
‘of the, Hlule police, found a note lack
ed on a porch post, reading a* fol
lows; "Faiher snd mother You will
find my body under the pear tree hack
of the barn. Please bury my body at.
Dubb'a Church -■Samuel,''
Going to the place dire, led. Corpo
ral Hnyder found the body, clad only
in a shirt and overalls, suspended
trdm a tree. Standing on a step-lad
tier Bowman bad tied a rope around
hls neck and then shot himself thrice;
In the chest with a revolver. Bow- j
man's harking dog first attracted the
policeman's attention and attacked
him when he approached the Imdy
The tragedy, which , has aroused
(hls entire suction of York county,
was the result of a lovers' quarrel
| Bow man r ailed on Mrs. Reh for a
year. Then about four months ago
1 iUdirbuugh began paying attention to
her ami the rejected Bowman He be
came vary angry and personally
threatened her. remarking there
would he * couple of funeral* If she
did nol'take him hack. Rohrbaugh (
was an overseas war veteran, and
Bowman was an employee of the Ho*
teller stone quarries snd a noted
i marksman. Both Mrs Resh and Rohr
haugh were shoe worker*.
THEODORE Sllltl VEIL FORMERLY
F TANEYTOWN. I ORBITS MIT.
TRIE.
The dnsd body of Theodore Khri
vr*r, formerly a resident of Taneytown
district, wss found on July 12 In the
woods by John Hershcy. near Hanover
Pa. He Is supposed to have deliber
ately committed suicide, by shooting
himself through the heart, a* a 32
calibre revolver was found lying by
his side. He bad been missing since
Kunday night. but ll was first sup
posed that he had quietly gone away
some where, perhaps to Taneytown.
He suffered a severe attack of blood
pulsonlfig lust spring, and since then
I hls health seemed weakened.
Mr. flhrlver lived us a young man
tor many years with the late Daniel
ILirmbn. of Taneytown district, and
occasionally visited Taneytown. He
was 44 years old.
Burvlvlng him I* hi* wife, who was
formerly Mrs. Edward Marshall. Bhe
was mnrrlsd to him about 15 year*
. ago. Her maiden name was Miss Fan
■ nle Few. ill* first wife, who was Miss
■ Sarah Htoiieslfer. died shortly after
their marriage. He I* survived by two
-sons Herman and Harry, ’at home,
i and the following step-children: Mrs.
tj Herman Oroaeon, Walkersvlllo; Mrs.
Amanda Fouse, Reading; Mr*. Roy
Noel and Edward Marshall, at home.
He Is also survived by two brothers
• and a sister: Alfred Shrlver, Wash
i? ington; Arthur Shrlver, of Hanover,
3 and Mis* Minnie Shrlver, Union
r-"
FOUNDED 1828
(RAILROADS “SWAP’ ENGINES FOR TEST
l< k 0. IN ANXIOI'S TO NEE WHAT
THE HEW TIP* W. M. tOCOMO-
I TIVK W 11,1, 80.
The Western Maryland Railroad
and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
i. "swapped" emtlnea In order to carry
<mt a moat rigid and thorough teal of
I the remarkable new 800 dues West
ern Maryland engines, 40 of which
were recently purchased by the tom- j
pany.
i Western Maryland engine 80* was
. j sent ’over onto the llaltlmore and
„ Ohio road Friday noon byway of j
Cherry Run to let them see what It
is able to do. It baa been intimated
, that this road Is contemplating mak
ing purchase of this type of engine
and to completely Install certain parta
of their system with them
;i In turn the Baltimore and Ohio:
. sent to the Western Maryland a
"Mickey" engine number 4410. a new
, class known as the Mikados, recently
. purchased.
A test run was made of the latter
locomotive, on the W#i<>rn Maryland
,;tracks from Cumberland lo Williams
port. It took from Cumberland 'Mi
loaded ears, with a tonnage of 6,114
~10 Wtiitamaiiort, a distance of an mile*. j
, In six hours and ten minutes. Tata Is
considerably les* than that the new
( Wl’i will do it In, It wfes said -
| A report of the Western Maryland
I engine lest has not yet been received,
and has as yet, not linen rompleted
Th aitraetive fore# of the 80S U j
200 pounds. Just 5000 pounds greater
II than the B A O. engine, which ac
counts tor ila greatly Increased draw- ■
lag power.
Till; TOTI:UN TOT to JiVkE ME-
I'l 111,14 \X Til hET 4 FEW MT
I’ONKH I.EUIEKN Hit THMIk
The Nykesvllln Herald July 14 says' !
"At a meeting of Kvpohlb an county {
leaders In Westminster on Monday an
effort was made lo clear the decks for ,
{action In the primary fight for the of
fice of Register of Wills fhere have
been five active candidates In the j ,
field for (hi* nomination According ;
lo reports received here, ail but iwoj
Of these have been eliminated Those
i reported l have 'dropped nut of the |
rareare Edwin M Mellor, Nykeavilb (
I listru I: M J. M Trosell. of Myers' . ,
District, and Devi It MPas, of I’nlon ,
, town- This leave* W_|', Rru her. of 11
,Tsneytowh. and W#TJy llkkAs. or*
Weatniinsier, the present deputy li ,
office, still In the Held It Is said thal ;
Mr Brooks was not Invited lo the con- i
ferent •> and that the orglnUatlon wllD.
twek Mr Brick er Mr IBooks will n
imaln in lb* field and promises In give
the organisation the light of Ra lire
In Ihe primaries. He Is tn aggressive,
and capable young man and ha* had ! ,
a long sgperlence In lbs office. Mr
Mriiker Is well known and popular . ,
and the rare (a likely to lot a atranu* | <
oua one. The women are the unknown I
■luantlly In the situation This will he L
i the (Irsl oceaaiun of tholr activity in !
be primaries and whether thov will ; (
fall iif line with the orgnnlxation and
lake Mr Rrieker, or play along hide
pendent lines, remit Ills lo Ire seen
They will determine the result It is
itald that sirtne of (he eliminated can
didates are not a little peeved at be
j lug shunted aside
• The only candidate ihua far an-1
Itounenl Oil Ote Democratic side Ini
Millard 11. Wear, of Hykrsville. nod
hla friends figure that ih situation
in Ihe Republican ranks la very likely
to help his candidacy. In case oT hla
nomination
WOAVN MEETIMJ l\
MEHTMIV4TEH.
About forty women met on lha lawn
, off Mta Edgar Myer* laat Friday ah-,
noon. Various aerrtfon* of the county j
were represented and a County Fed
eiullon of Women's Homemakers’ {
Club* was organized wHh Mrs, Edgar.
Myers as president. Mr* Chalf, IVIu.;
vice-president; Mias Edna Krb, sec
rotary, and Mrs. James BeHcbain.
treasurer.
The occasion was also a farewell;
for Mias Day, the District Home Dem
onstration Agent, who has been such!
i a help lo the women In the county. A
• very pleasing entertainment was giver, i
- as follows- I'lann solo by Mis* Caro
line Fouls; vocal solos by Mta. Shat-:
rer and Mias laiuiac KqttU, and a
I reading by Mias Margaret Spader,,
New Windsor. Mina Everett discussed
i the plan of work for the coming year
tyid Miss Day gave a vary Interesting
' j dlactisaion of what the women of the |
Stale are doing and what the College
I will do lo assist Ihe women of the,
i various sections who are Interested in |
j home making,
i After the program refreshments j
I were served and a social time enjoyed
I • by all. A heavy rain storm kept pco-1
t j pie from coming, but a ycry pleasant
i lime was enjoyed by all.
';
hEVSVIM.E MEETIMJ,
* The women held an afternoon meet
r Ing al-Keysvllle and Miss Day gave a
j talk on kitchen mileage showing the!
!, saving of mileage hy a conveniently j
i. arranged kitchen, and she also show-,
red an exhibit of clothing,
y The night meeting was well attend
■, ed. County Agent Fuller gave a talk
a ! on fertilisers, and Miss Hay and Miss
- j Everett gave short talks on women's
r. j work.
n The next meeting; of the club will he
• August 25th.
f SUNDAY SCHOOL
CONVENTION
SIXTY-SIX SCHOOLS WERE REPRESENTED
-THE ATTENDANCE WAS 700-OF
FICERS ELECTED OR. WOOLSEY
LEADS IN SON 6 SERVICE. .
The annual convention of the Car- j
(roll County Hunday School Associa
tion was held In Alumni Halt, West-1
I minster. Tuesday July 19, County 1
President, Rev, J. Walter Knglar nee j
; siding. The convention opened at IMS j
a. m. with a aong service, led by Dr.;
{Charles A. Woolsey, of Baltimore, fol
lowed by a devotional service In ,
charge of l>r. Norman Ward, presi
dent of Western Maryland College.
Mr and Mr* James V. Christy, (loapel
Singers of Baltimore, were present
and delighted and inspired Ihe con- ,
vent ion audiences with their gospel’
songs at the sessions, both day and
I evening.
The addreks by Mrs A. W. Karnelt.
of Philadelphia, on "Responsibility oi •!
Christian Parenthood" was an earnest
appeal for religion In the home and '
offared much food for thought.
Rev. John Watchorn, of t'hlladel-i
phla, gave a forceful and forwarding
liook address on national problems {
Dr Hsmm. representing the Maryland *
Hunday School Aasoctation addressed
, the convention on "Financing Ihe 1
' Stale and County Work.'*
The attendance at the afternoon sea
slon was perhaps the largest In the ;
history of th* nsaoriallon. there being {
about 70b present Addfraaea were
made by Colonel Joseph H Cudllpp.
of tialilmnre, on 'The Art Supreme," '
a talk on (toys, by Mrs. A W Kar- 1
, nell on "The Building of a Christian 1
’ Nation."
Rev 11. K. Otter, of Elisabethtown. 1 *
Pa., gave a moat impresatve address *
o "Child* Rights." "Taking Car# of{*
Our Base of Supplies'* was Ihe subject '
of an interesting and instructive ad- 1
dress by Dr V J, llrooTOfleld. Pitts- *
burgh. I’n.
A hoavy rnln storm Interfered with *
ih* attendance l Ihe evening service '
but tboe# preaenl were delighted with 1
the singing and Ihe addresses, "Kch- '
oes of the Toko Convention" by Dr 1*
titter and "The Call of the World" by-'
i Ik, J C, Broomfield, J 1
In every pnrticalar the convention
waa a aplendW snreesa.
The greatly Increased attendance
indicated a nrmdening Interest In
general Hunday school work. There j
are in:; school* In the count# and of
these were reprcienled at tha con i|
Ve||t ion
The follitwlng were elected for offl-l (
rers for Ihe year President J, W*| j
ter Knglar. New Windsor; Flrat Vice- ,
President, fleorge W. Yelser; Second,,
Vive-President. Hetbert W Wooden: >.
Third Vl*"-President A. M Hall; Her I,
rotary Ocirge Mather: Treasurer. I.
Denton tSehr; Hupt Adult Division..
Rev. W. C. Parrish, Nupt, Children's | j
IMvlstnn, Mr* J H Adam. Hupt, Home ‘
Department, Jesne P Usrner Addl (
tlonsl meinher* of the Executive Cum- I
Rev t;. W, Wlrh. Rev. fl Wtl■ j
bur Eli I play and C. Edgar Nusbaum. |
1921 WHEAT CROP 809.000,000 ■
BUSHELS |
, i
11143 IM HEINE IA IPPIE VM 1
PEACH VIEI.BH HIIOHX (
Washington. July '.' A reduction ol |
I 21,000,900 bushel* In Ihe nation's
wheat crop during the lust month, j
j prospect of a record production of
corn with the condition of the crop
on July 1 better than It has been In *
more than twenty years, and a lohnc
co production some four hundred mil-;,
(lion l4ss than last year's record crop.
-featured the government * monthly (
report.
Winter wheat production forecast.'
, .774.900,000 bushels, condition 77.2; I
spring wheal production 185,000,000. j,
condition 80 80: all wheat production (
HOS.OOO.fiOO bushels, condition 78.2 .
Corn production 3,12.1,000,000 bush-i
cl*, condition 01.1; acreage. 108.001,-1,
1(00; oals production
bushels, condition 77. K; barley pro- (
Idnotion. 184.000.ikh) bushel*, condition .
j m # 4.
Fla* production 1,700,060 bushels. '
j condition 82.7. acreage 1.242,00 : rice
production 21,800,000 /bushel*, condt- j ■
tlon 88.0. acreage 884.000; hay pro
duction 81,700.000 tons, condition.
78.7: apples production 102,000,0001
i bushels, condition 34.9; peaches pro
duction 30,800,000 bushels, condition
42.8
, Wheat remaining on farms July I
estimated at 64.483V.000 bushels of 6.0
percent of last year's crop. Rye pro
duction "0.000,000 bushels, condition
86.9.
While potatoes production 877,000,-i
lion bushels, condition 83.4. acreage
’ 3,972.000; sweet potatoes production ,
112,009,000 bushel#, condition 86,1; i
,-itrcage 1.188.000; tobacco production
032.000,000 pounds, condition 71.9,
acreage 1,337.000.
t HAITAi yi’A IN I'KOIiKENN.
f
The 1921 Chautauqua opened yes
i terday afternoon. The speakers were
greeted by an overflow audience
i which proves that the Chautauqua Is
as popular us ever with our citizens.
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WESTMINSTER DEFEATS MT. AIRY.
HATE MOW TAKEN THKIE A. AST
SIX (JAMES.
j Westminster defeated Mt. Airy on
latter'* field Saturday, July Ifith.j
I by X score of If In 7. The game was In
j terestlng and exciting throughout de-i
spite the fact that our boys outhlt their j
| rivals nearly two to one. Ned Duncan !
' had two bad Innings, the sixth and
seventh, and It was In these two that I
Mt. Airy made all of Its hits and runs.
| As usual, Westminster got busy In
I the first Inning. Phil Myers was pa- |
jtlenl and received free transportation
ito first. Joe Bmtth sacrificed him to (
second, and the over-reliable (lube i
; flayers brought Myers home with a j
clean single to left. Myers started
things again In the third with a sin
gle to center. He was forced at second
■on J. Smith's infield tap. Bllllngstea
'then sent Smith to third on a hard
1 single to right field, from where he
{scored on a wild throw. The fifth was
Westminster's big Inning Joe S*mlth
got a life when his grounder to third 1
, was muffed, BRRngslen and Sayers
each singled to center filling the
bases. Kellar tapped to Buckley, and
Smith waa out at the plate, leaving
the hssea still clogged. Barnes then
belled ore to left for two basee, clean
ing up Duncan's neat sacrifice advan
ced Barnes' to third, from where he
scored on a wild throw of L. Smith's
Infield tap Motts scored Bran
dmburg's fly to left was dropped,
for Mt Airy. Kolb started the sixth by
fanning Then Walker singled to left 1
and Beck received a base on balls. Joe
Smith and Blllingslca took care of New-
Bn. bolh runners scored when Bran
denburg mad* a wild peg of McDer
mott's grounder Watkins then doub
led to center scoring McDermott. West
minster scored what proved to he the
deciding run In the seventh nn Barnes',
double to left and IMncan's single to
right The seventh was truly a hair
raiser. and Ml. Airy came within one
of tying the score Smith doubled; 1
lay. Kolb and Walker singled In |c- j
ceealon, and after Beck's grounder
forced out Kolb. Newton tripled to
right. Pour runs crossed the pan dur
ing this nightmare, and the lying run
was on third with only one out. It was
right here that Duncan tightened up;
>nd (on od McDermott to fan and Wat
kins to fly to Myers. Neither side
reached first after the seventh inning
MM TUIEHVUT.E ERECTED IX
ROCKY 111 BCE PARK.
About two yeurs ago a big common j
tty work was Itegun by Ml Tabor \
Union Church,'and the Jr. O. I’. A. M .
of Rocky fudge In the purchase of i
five acres of a grfive near the W. M, I
R It station, at a cost of fftfifi. which
was developed Into a fine park, lain
bummer commodious tabernacle
was erected In the park at a coat of!
1700. anti an artesian well dug and a
pump Installed at a cost of lion A
booth waa erected at a cost of |125,
and the park otherwise Improved by I
the free labor of lha people who take*
a great Interest In the movement.
The property Is deeded to the Re- j
formed and l.utheran churches with
equal privileges ss to Its use granted
to the |f l Jr. 0. V. A. X!,
Arrangements are being made to j
have electric current hruughi to the
Rocky Ridge community, and the park
electrified. When this is done ll will
be one of the beauty spots of Western
MarylnnM.
The park Is dedicated to the rollg- j
tous and social uses of the commun
ity. During the summer months the
regular Sunday morning and after
noon service* will he held In the tab- ,
r made.
On Sunday afternoon,. August It, a
Sunday School mass meeting will be
held In the park by all the Sunday
Schools In the surrounding county
.with prominent Sunday School speak-;
'ers and exercises by the various!
schools.
On Saturday, August 12, the annual
picnic will be held In the park by the
Sunday school and the Jr. O. U. A. M.
This Is a popular event and sure to;
draw a big crowd It la expected that j
Congressman /.Oilman and Llnthlcum
will be present to make addresses ■
There will be many other features oj
interest. Refreshments will be served
from the booth'erected on the ground.
To all these services the public is cor- 1
•Hally Invited
The park is under the management i
of a commission of which Charles
; Krlse Is president; Win. Renner, sec
retary and Denton Wachler, troa's
urer. and they are aparlng no effort*
! to make it a community centre. The
people of thoicommunity have worked j
together very harmoniously and sup
ported the movement very liberally
About 11,8000 has been spent and.
! everything Is paid for.
ICE CREAM WISH WITH THEM. !
I'ntontown, Pa„ July 12,—Tasting
ice cream for the first time In their
lives, Joe Jahle and his three sons,
living In the mountains near Inlon
town, disposed of ill dishes of tho del
icacy at the iTrat sitting.
The quartet entered u local confec
tionery store and ordered ’‘some of
•that stuff," indicating the Ice cream
a man beside thtfm was eating. They
• continued until each had devoured IB
•Rakes, with the father taking one ex
tra. They then departed for home ap
parently in a happy mood. *
VOL. 58.—N0. 5
YOUNG GIRL IN THICKET;
SKULL GHRUSHED,
| EYE GONE
CLARA LENNOX, 14, FOUND NEARLY
NAKED AND UNCONSCIOUS, VICTIM OF
BRUTAL ASSAULT.
j * New Castle, Pa., July 15.—Her head
crushed In and one eye gouged out.
Miss Clara Bell Lennm, 14, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lennox, of
Moody avenue, this place, missing
: from home since yesterday, was found
at 5 o'clock this evening In a thicket,
four miles from here, by Deputy
Sheriff Boyd, of this place, and Con
stable Banpon. of West Pittsburgh.
She was rushed to the Shenango Val
ley Hospital here, where her condition
was aald to he critical. Hospital at
taches said her chances tor recovery
are slight.
' The discovery was brought about
by two New Castle hoys, whose names
local police dld.nol obtain. They had
ien picking berries near the thicket
and beard moaning Frightened by tho
moans, the boys left the place and no
tified Deputy Boyd.
Boyd, accompanied by Constable
Bannnn, went to the thicket and found
the girl 200 feel from Hie roadway, alt
her clothing having been torn off ex
cept one shoe and one stocking. The
girl had raised herself on one elbow,
and wan making an effort to move
when the two men discovered her. It
,ls eupposed that the girl suffered her
Injuries fighting to save her honor.
Stuffed In her hat, found a short dis
tance from v.-herc she waa lying, were
the girl's dress and undergarments.
They were snaked with blood. Miss
; Ivßunox. It Is said, had no marks on
tier body other than those on her head
and fa*,. A Id uni Instrument, It 1s be-
I lleved. caved In her nkull, causing one
j eye to be knocked out.
ARE TOC IHIIMi VOI R PARTI
The premium list of the Maryland
Mid-Stale Poultry Show wilt go to
press as near the first of August as
poaslblo, therefore all advertising
• opy should ha sent In st once.
The executive committee of the Car
roll Connty Poultry Association
wishes to Impress upon the • Itlsana
of lha county the necessity of sup
porting tTiis enterprise through ad
vertising In the premium Hot and sus
taining membership In the organisa
tion. Also It invites all those through
special cash premiums 10 notify the
committee at once what specials they
; wish to offer, tor this Information
will be Incorporated In the premium
list also. .
The committee has planned to give
| full value for every cent contributed
towards making the Mld-Htate the
largest and hast poultry show In rural
Maryland The advertising I* well
worth the money, for 2,500 copies of
the premium Ilst'wlß be thoroughly
distributed by mall. The rates are: 1
page. Do, half page. $5; quarter
page, $2
As to sustaining mernliershlp In the
association, thlE commutes has a right
,lo expect the support, of every poul
try raiser In the county. A list of
members will appear In the premium
list and thus testify to the Interest
that Is displayed In this commendable
undertaking. The dues are $1 a year
ami entitles the holder In free admis
sion to the show at alt times, end that
also. Is worth the price.
W claim that tho enterprise Is en
titled In the support of all our citi
zens and wc urge upon them the neces
sity of getting behind the management
and making the Maryland Mld-Hlste
Show a yearly feature of national re
pute.
Bend In your advertising copy and
membership dues to Herbert O. Ma
ihlae. Secretary, Westminster, Md,
Dr O. Lewis Wetzel, chairman:
Wade H, D. Barfield. C. Irving Kroh.
'Milton P. Myers, H. J. Jones, Thomas
W. Kemp, Herbert 0 Mathias. Capt.
.ifihn N, Welgle, D F. Shipley. Jr, Ed
i gar C. Tingling. William E. Frock.
Kay C. Hook uml Frederick W. Fuller.
UET THE HOOK
j Secretary of the Navy Denby has
reprimanded Admiral Sims for his
; looliah speech in London, saying that
whenever the Government wished to
express Itself, it would do it through
official sources. Are wo to understand
from this that tho speech of'Ambassu
dor Harvey which was a slander upon
the name of America and as Insult to
all the soldiers living and dead who
fought In the World War, Is approved?
It must he so. otherwise why should
he not receive the same summons that
Sim* received to come to Araerlcs and
explain. •
GIRL HIT JIY LOCOMOTIVE
Lnnsdale', Pa., July 15.—Walking
hand-ln-hand with her younger broth
er. Pearl ScheeU. 10 years, daughter
iof Mr. and Mrs. Rhine Bcheoti, of
r Lansdalo. was struck by a locomotive
i on the Philadelphia & Reading tracks
i and hurled 10 yards. Parsons expected
1 to find her dead. Instead, she was
■ conscious and only slightly Injured.
- Her head Is gashed and her body i*
bruised and cut.

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