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WEATHER.—Warmer and fair tonlglit: rain and warmer Saturday.
MARTINSBURG, W. VA., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1907. PRICE 2 CENTS iinrMrV'*.. SS GATROW WEDS to Mr. James l. Dill Here THtirsdag Evening. PLE LEFT FOR THE EXPOSITION Young Lady of Frederick County Embarrassed By Taking Part In a Mock Marriage While on a Visit to Relatives. » Miss Harriet C. Catrow, the pretty and popular daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Catrow, of this county, and Mr. James L. Dillon, a well-known nnd prosperous young fanner resid ing in the Iiedgesville district, were the principals in a quiet but very pret ty wedding, which was solemnized at 7.30 o'clock Thursday evening at St. Joseph’s parochial residence In thiB city. The bride was attended by her cou sin, Miss Catherine Brown, while the best man was Mr. Raymond Catrow, brother of the bride. The ceremony was performed by Itev. Charles E. Donahoe, pastor of St f Joseph’s Catholic church. After the ceremony the young cou pie were driven to the Baltimore & ■Ohio station, where they boarded No. 14 for Washington. From Washington they will go to the Jamestown expo sition. Upon their return they will reside on the farm of the groom near Hedgesville. Both the bride and groom are well known and popular with a large cir cle of friends, to whom the announce r^aaal-doi -wedding will como- as r very pleasant surprise nas n Mock Marriage. When Miss Virginia Hack, the pret ty daughter of Mrs. Robert Arbucklc, of Bartonsville, Frederick county, re turned Thursday from a visit to her uncle, Isaac Van Meter, at Oldfields, W. yd,, she read in the Winchester Star of her marriage to Cleland Mc Neill, a young West Virginian. The young lady is still Miss Hack. She was surprised and chagrined at the announcement of her wedding. Several days ago Miss Hack partic ipated in a mock marriage at Old fields. Newspapers published it as a genuine wedding. At Miss Hack's re quest the paper in Winchester today | prints a denial of the marriage an' the explanation that the cereuo'K 1 was a "mock" one gotten up for an entertainment. Miss Hack declares . that she will not take part in any more “mock” marriages. WHS A VERY PRETTY EVENT MRS. ROUSH ENTERTAINED A NUMBER OF FRIENDS. Charming Tea Given at Her Hand some Home In Honor of Miss Lillian Eichelberger. Mrs. George S. Roush was the hos tess at a very pretty event at her hand some suburban home Thursday after noon, when she entertained a number of ladies at a tea in honor of Miss Lilian Eichelberger, of this city. The tables were very handsomely decorated for the occasion, and tho affair was an altogether charming one. The guest of honor. Miss Eichelber ger, is soon to be married, and the toa was one of a series of post-nup tial events given by the ladies of this city. LAID TO LAST REST TODAY FUNERAL OF MRS. SYDNOR HELD THIS AFTERNOON. Obsequies of Mrs. Daniel McDaniel Took Place From the Late Home Profusion of Flowers. The obsequies over the remains 3? Mrs. Mary L. Sydnor took place this afternoon at 2.30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. Frank Thomp son, on East John street, and were largely attended by the sorrowing rel atives and friends. The services were conducted by Rev. William D. McCur dy, pastor of the First Baptist church. The floral tributes were very pro fuso and beautiful, many handsome tokens being laid upon the casket by relatives and friends. The services were impresBive In the extreme, and the remains were laid to rest In Norbourne cemotery. The pall-bearers were Messrs. J. Frank Thompson, Robert Thompson, Ben J. Thompson, Earl B. Thompson, Charles E. Thompson and Harry S. Thompson. Mrs. McDaniel Bnrled. The funeral of Mrs. Daniel McDan iel took place this arternoon at 3.30 o’clock from the late home on Soutn Raleigh street, and a large number of friends and relatives attended the ser vices, which were conducted by Rev. Dr. I. W. Canter, pastor of Trinity Methodist Episcopal church. Inter ment was in Green Hill cemetery. The live merchant advertises. COMPLETES SIX MONTHS OF BUSINESS 7 } • • — Some Interesting Facte anil Figures Concerning (he Growth of The: Journal Publishing Co. During Past Half Fear. With the end of business on Thurs ':4*y, Octobor 31, The Evening Journal fed the first six months of its ex tence. | Ordinarily in like enterprises the first few months, and even the first years, are regarded as the experimen tal stage, wherein the possibilities of the buisiness, its failures and sue cesses, its handicaps and promises, are carefully weighed and estimated, and the futur^ looked upon with oither confidence or concern, as the success es or failures predominate or out weigh each other. In the case of The Journal Publish ing Co. there is, happily, but the one side of the story to relate. The paper was established because the managers and editors believed there was a field In Martlnsburg and Berkeley countv for a dally and semi-weekly paper that would give the news promptly! and in readable form, and afford the j business people a medium by whlcn they might reach the buyers of the city and county. The experience of the past six months has emphatically vindicated the judgment of the managers and editors, and offers great encourage^ ment for the future. Starting at the lowest rung of the ladder the business has grown at a really remarkable rate. With an ac tual bona fide subscription list of 155 at the first issue. The Evening Journal has so steadily advanced in the esteem and confidence of the people of tho city and county that we have been enabled to add more than 1,<00 names to the list daring the past six months and this, too, with very little solici E1 I MANY PARTIES HELD Plat Events Mil the Sea son ot Hallowe’en. PROHED TO BE FESTINE OCCASION Young Folk Made Merry on the Eve of All Saints’ Day, and the Usual Wierd and Myster ious Rites Observed. Hallowe’en social was held at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Ga ver, on West John street, Thursday night, In honor of their daughter, Miss Mary Gaver. Those present were Misses Clara and Lizzie Slbert, Mary Kauffman. Mamie Woodson Mita Lonis, Lota Ambrose, Jessie Clark, Rose Thompson, Berthfa Jenkins, An nie Mathews, Susie Mathews, Henriet ta Mathews, Bertha O’Neil, Annie Long, Lillie Johnson, Margie Johnson, Bessie Dick, Marthta Mathews, Ethel Gaver, Miss Mary Patty, of Maxweel, of York, Pa.; Masters Charles and Fred Mathews, Charles Seibert, Harry Johnson, Hendricks Gordon, Harry Whitington, Henry Gaver, W. Braith walte. Instrumental and vocal music and various games were played ani at a late hour refreshments were serv ed the guests. Mrs. Mitchell Entertains. A delightful Hallowe’en party was given by Mrs. Hamraill Mitchell at her home on West King street in honor of Miss Irene Mlnghlnl. The room was tastefully decorated with autumn leaves. Games appropriate to the oc casion were Indulged In by the young people. At a late hour refreshments were srved. About 20 young people were present. Entertained Friends. Miss Imo Thompson entertained a few of her friends at a social gather ing last night at her home on South Queen street. Music and other games were indulged in. Refreshments were served. The guests from out of town wero Messrs. William J. Dudley and William H. Hubback. Misses Trenary Entertain. The Misses Trenary entertained a number of their young lady friends at their home on West King street last night. Telling fortunes and va rious other games were Indulged In and at a late hour the guests depart ed for their homes. Surprise Party. Miss Freda Feidt was given an agree able Hallowe'en surprise party by a number of her friends at her home on I Maple avenue. Telling fortunes and games were the amusemnts of the evening. At a late hour the guests de parted. Automobile Party. Miss Ella Martin entertained a few friends at her home on West King street last night. After Indulging in various sorts of games the party toon an automobile ride in the county. HAS ACCEPTED CALL. Rev. J. Poyntj^JPjTer Will Become Ha „ , gerstown Rector. A^Amter received here today by Mr. 0". W. Rodrick, father-in-law of Rev. J. Poyntz Tyler, state that the latter has accepted the call to become rector of St. John’s church in Hagers.r ut. Mr. Tyler will assume his duties De eember 1. He is at present archdea con of the diocese of Virginia, and has his home In Ashland, although his official headquarters are In Jli-Mi tnond. Mr. FiJjnpr Tabler, of MissouH, who haB been visiting in this city, weutj to Frederick yesterday. Many Deaths Reported From Jet tersoo County. MRS. MARGARET WALPER EXPIRES Was One of the Oldest Residents of That Section—Mr. John Crim Passes Away—Deaths In Frederick County. Mrs. Margaret H. Walper, one of the oldest residents of Jefferson county, died Sunday night at tho homo o’ her son, Joseph L. Walper, north o* Shepherdstown. The deceased whoso maiden name wns Comegys, was 8s years of age. She was born and rest ed in Jefferson county, and most ol her li(o was spent In the Kearneys vlllo neighborhood. Owing to the ex treme Illness of Mr. Walper's wife, it was not advisable to hold a funeral service, and the body was placed in the vault in Elmwood cemetery or Monday. The funeral service will Ire preached in the Southern Methodist church in Shepherdstown on Novem ber 17. Jobu Crim. Mr. John Crim, an old and highlv respected citizen of Jefferson county died at his home at Leetown Wednes day, aged 82 years. His death was caused by the Infirmities of old ago Mr. Crim was a life-long resident of Jofferson county, and in the active years of his lifo was a carpenter. One son, Mr. George Crim, and two daugh ters, Mrs. Millie Watson and Mr3 Mortimer Crtm, survive him. John X. Boyd. John Thomas Boyd, a former res ident of Jefferson county and a son of I. V. Boyd, died from typhoid fever In Baltimore, aged 22 years. Thomas Chapman. Thomas Chapman, one of the old est residents of Frederick county, died at his home, at Belief, Thursday night, aged 83 years. Five sons and one daughter survive. Frederick Box well. Frederick Boxwell, son of Charles H. Boxwell, for many years manager of the Rosemont Stock Farm, at Ber ryville, died suddenly Thursday af ternoon of heart diseases while at work. Mr. Boxwell was 54 years old and leaves a widow. TO COMMENCE SERVICES REVIVAL IN TRINITY METHO DIST CHURCH SUNDAY. Fifth Anniversary of the Pastorate of Rev. John C. Leps to Be Ob served at Falling Waters. Rev. Dr. I. W. Canter, pastor of | Trinity Methodist Episcopal church south, of this city, will begin a series of revival services in his church Sun day, November 3, and will continue the meetings indefinitely. Dr. Can ter has secured the services of Rev. H. L. Stephens, of Shepherdstown, to assist him. The fifth anniversary of the pasto rate of Rev. John C. Leps, pastor of the Presbyterian churches at Spring Mills and Hedgesvllle, will be fitting ly observed Sunday. Special services will be held in the | church at Spring Mtlls, and a large congregation will doubtless be pres ;ent. Mr. Leps has been very success ful in his work on his circuit, and is one of the most respected and popular Ipastors in the county. Live merchants advertise, I SERIES OF SPECIAL ARTICLES WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE EVENING JOURNAL. Histories of Local Churches, Sketch es of the Ministers, and Extracts From Sermons to Be Given. Beginning tomorrow and Monday, and continuing on each of those day3 in the week for the next three months The Evening Journal will present u aeries of articles upon the churches and pastors of Martinsburg, embrac ing a history of oach church, a per sonal sketch of the life and work of the pastors, and a synopsis of the sermons delivered by them. This Beries of articles will bo inau gurated Saturday with an Interesting history of the First Baptist church, and a sketch of the popular pastor, Rev. William Dyre McCurdy, and will be followed on Monday by a synopsis of one of the sermons to be delivered on Sunday by Mr. McCurdy. Following this will come the other churches of the city in alphabetical order, until the full series shall havo been completed. Tho sketches of the ministers and churches will be pub lished on Saturdays, while the ser mons will be presented on Mondays. The Evening Journal believes that a series of articles of thiB character will not only prove of real benefit to the members of the different churches of the city, but will be a source of decided interest to many who are not members of any church, or at least only occasional church-goers. Whatever tends toward the bettermem of the moral condition of a communi ty is of importance to the whole peo ple, and it is believed that a series of articles of this character, giving cordial support and recognition to the ministers and their work, may con tribute something toward tho aims of the religious institutions. LIBRARY IS C. V. STATION, Depot iu Grcencastlc lit for Sale, Book People Want It The passenger station of the Cum berland Valley railroad In Greencea tle Is for sale according to a commu nication in the Greencastle Echo-Pi lot. Friends of the circulating libra ry In the Antrim town have heard of this and a movement has been start ed looking towards the purchaso of the station and converting it Into a library and free reading room. The live merchant advertises. Hallowe'en Here Proved to Very Noisy and Strenuous. THE USUAL PRANKS WERE PLAYETi Some Disorder Was Indulged In By Young Men In Various Parts of the City—All the Officers Were on Duty. ^ Tho observance of Hallowe'en, this city Thursday night was char| terlzed by a great deal of hllai some disorder, although no grq age to property has been Acting under tho instruction ol Harrison, nil the officers of ths force were on duty, hut not arrest was made ns a result strenuous colebratlon. Tho crowds In tho downtown se were merry but orderly, and when! a blue-coat came in sight, anything like unseemly or forbidden conduct ceased Immediately. As there were, only five offlcors on the streets, the boys and young men who were .bont upon extreme measures to show their appreciation of tho holiday had little trouble dodging the officers and car-> rylng their designs into Execution. No damnge was accomplished in tho downtown section, buFoii side streets there were plenty of ev this morning that the revelers been at work- Steps and small were removed from their accustomed ] places and dumped in the middle the sidewalks; gates were talj from their hinges, and even shut' while practically everything of a mov-i able nature was carried away, ttucl to the annoyance of the owners iif| the property. The milder form of sport, such as' throwing corn, cabbage, etc., prevailed to a greater extent that for years past, and the sidewalks were literal!/ covered in some sections. Kinging door-bells, pounding on closed shut ters and banging gates was indulged in all over the city. There were a, number of maskers os the streets, some of them garbed ini grotesque costumes. The gentler sexl in numerous instances were partici-j pants in the evening’* pleasure, the attire of some few suggesting thaE “brother's” wardrobe had been sur reptiously Invaded. Miss Kitty McGill and MM, 8harff, of this city, spent the Brunswick. BIDDLE BROTHERS IN MORE TROd.f1 Show Lads Brought Here From Cumberland to Answer the Charge of Breaking Into a Baltimore & Ohio Box Car. Alburtis Show and Brantner Show, brothers, well-known here in connec tion with some very questionable transactions di ;ng the past tew years, were brought > this city Thursdav evening from C nberland, where they were arrested sc ral days ago on a charge of having broken open a box car on the Baltimore 5- Ohio railroad, and will be given a hearing in Jus tice Fclker's court Monday afternoon :next at 3 o'clock. These lads are aged 22 and 20 years respectively, and are sons of well known and very respectable parents., residing in this city. The parents Of the wayward lads have been greatly distressed at the conduct of their boys, and many of the criminal acts of the boys have been suppressed because of sympathy for the parents, who have itisod every effort in their power to re m n iho^H form their boys. Several days ago the young were caught entering a box car in yards in this city, having broken the seal. The brakeman of the train saw them in the act, and closed and lock ed the door. The conductor of the train telegraphed to Cumberland for the train, and when officer^ to meet the door of the car was opened th j 8how boys Jumped out and were pla> i ed under arrest. Defective Hardy, who was present when the boys jumped from the cars, exclaimed: “The Biddle brothers again!" The boys have been dubbed the Bid dle brothers because of their actions, and It is said that they have arned their soubriquets. They have each spent a term in the state reform school and were released a year ago for good (Continued on page il.) i