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< - SYMBOLS OFi SUMMER < < < i ! < < COLUMN OF SOCIAL EVENTS', OCCURRING DURING THE 3 PAST WEEK < - 4 4 Edited by * VIRGINIA S. TOWNSEND * i < W - 4 4 u 4 4 4 HE much anticipated Art League Bal Masque at Rehoboth will be held this year on Friday eve ning, August 22. Each year it is given for the benefit of the Art League there and is quite the social event of the season. The theme for the affair is "Calendar Capers" and gives those who go a wide choice of events and characters from which to chose their costume for the evening. Milford folks, who are a part of the summer colony, and those who are at home will be among those pres ent and enter into the fun. Mrs. Frank R. Grier has tickets for the affair which will be held at the Rehoboth Country Club. T t Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dukes, Sr., of Millville, have announ ced the engagement of their daughter, Grace, to Mr. Almon Frank Wolfe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer B. Wolfe of Selins Grove, Pa. Miss Dukes is a graduate of Linden Hall Acad emy and the University of Del aware. Mr. Wolfe is a graduate of Susquehanna University and received his master of arts de gree from Bucknell University. Both young people will be members of the Milford High School faculty this fall. The wedding will take place in the near future. ) Miss Janet Lee Worthington, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earle % F. Worthington, has chosen Friday, August 22, as the time of her wedding to Mr. Oscar Davis Bailey, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar D. Bailey, Sr., of near Georgetown. The cere mony will take place in Cen tenary Methodist Church in Laurel at seven o'clock, and the Reverend David W. Baker will officiate. They will be attended by Miss Charlotte Argo and Mr. Martin Coverdale. Miss Worth ington is a graduate of the Mil ' ford High School and is in the employ of International Latex at Dover. Mr. Bailey is a graduate of the Georgetown , High School and is employed by the Soil Conservation Dis trict of Sussex County. A jumbo post card came this week from Mr. and Mrs. Wil mer O. Lankford, Sr., who are on theii annual month's vaca tion. They lived in Dallas, Ore gon, 23 years ago before com ing to Milford and it is natural that they go back as often as they can to visit former haunts. The card came from Lake Ta hoe, which lies on the border of Neveda and California, and is beautiful country. From there they headed northwest. The Sewing Circle went to Rehoboth on Wednesday, their usual meeting day, and were guests of Mrs. George Sheaffer and Mrs. Brown Thawley for luncheon at the Rehoboth Coun try Club. * â Mrs.v Duane Holloway of Hampden, Va., is in Delaware this week-end. She came to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Grier yesterday and will take part in the wedding of Miss Jane Fell of Wilming ton and Mr. Harold Hill of At lanta, Georgia, tomorrow. At the same time Mr. Holloway will be one of the attendants at the wedding of a school mate at V. M. !.. which takes place In Charlottesville, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sale van welcomed a son in Memor ial Hospital on Friday, August 8. He has been named for his father and grandfather, Mrs. Salevan was the former Miss Audrey Punter. s Mrs. John W. Baker is in Memorial Hospital following an operation on her fractured hip, as a result of an automobile accident which occurred Sun I day morning. She and Dr. Baker were on their way to Heightown, N. J., to visit their son, Jojin Beverly Baker, who is attending summer school there. In the downpour of rain and on the slippery highway the accident occurred just - above Smyrna. Mrs. Thomas R. Wilson and daughters, Miss Harriet Wilson and Mrs. Max Farrington en tertained friends at breakfast at their Prime Hook Neck farm Saturday morning at ten-thir Guests from Rehoboth, Georgetown and Slaughter Beach were included. ty. Second Lieutenant Joe Lank writes Miss Isabel Hauser that all goes well with him at Fort 2 s ; where he is in the anti aircraft division of the Army. In the relatively cool weather he studies his particular course and as an added subject is mas tering the art of reading, the speed method of selecting the important words and compre hending the meaning without reading every word. It is ex pected that Joe will be at Fort Bliss until November when he will likely come east to the South Park Military Reserva tion, south of Pittsburgh, Pa. His many friends here will be glad to know of him and his progress. r»|? Mrs. David Wallace of Har . . nsburg. Pa., was the honored guest cn Monday at a lunch eon which Mrs. Milton Dill gave for her at the B ivherrv I . R .LT« . v ® nenoDotn. ouests included Miss Lucy Hall, Miss Lena Short. Mrs. Robert Kess 1er, Mrs. Elmer T. Williams and Mrs. Harry L. Grier Good wishes of their many friends go with Mrs. Jonathan S. Willis, Mrs. Philip Jacobs, Mrs. Duane Lynne and Mrs. , Joseph Lolland as they leave tomorrow for the west coast. In a new country sedan, with plenty of room for them and their luggage, they will drive as their desires dictate and will stop when they have had enough travel for the day. It seems like an ideal way to go places and there will be lots of time for the interesting spots they want to see. The last of September will prob ably see them nearing home and they will be anxious to be back with home folks again. Dr. and Mrs. Casimir Vileisis and family are on a trip to the midwest, having Yellowstone National Park as one of the points of interest they will visit. They are expected back the first of September and Dr. Vileisis will then open his pro fessional office at 418 N. W, Front street. He has been res ident physician at Memorial Hospital previous to his trip. « . Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Grier and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin P. Messick will be among the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Wright Roland and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Roland tomorrow evening from five to seven, when they entertain at the home of the former on Ship Carpenter street in Lewes for the Honorable and Mrs. J. Caleb Boggs. Mrs. Wilbur Bennett had a 'cute 1 letter from her son, Danny, this week. Danny, with several more boys from liere, is at Camp Kerodoki, near Eaglesmere, Pa., where the boys are getting in some muscle building work for football this fall. They are busy caddyigig for the golfers nearby and do ing the usual things that go with camp life. .Mr. Leslie, a faculty member at the high school, has the boys under his wing and keeps an eye on^them as they work and have their good time. They will be there t Local Happenings CLINK' — The Cancer Detection Clinic will be held August 28, in the Health Center, Shore Building, Milford. Hours, 10 a. m. to 12:00 noon; 1 to 3 p. m. . CANCER CLINIC —A Cancer De tectiqn Clinic, conducted by the State Board of Health, will be held | at the Health Unit (Shore Theatre Building) on Thursday, August 28th i from 10-12 a. m. and 1-3 p. m. The service is for women 25 yêars of jage and over. For appointments, ' call Milford 4859. A GOOD DEED—The Milford Ki wanis Club did its good deed for i^Unmfllnïninrî'hat « woman who lived 1 short wav from him wi<j py nectinir the -n-Hv-ii of th» «forir it moment BU Lucas a membi ' nfîh! ' rtïi. L I M «resident o ^ a f ai nni ' C whi.' f F Mrs. uma \ifif ^ a M yS a . a " llt ^ nce 11,10 j * 1> ^ aim ^ ub f°°ted the bill. Short- ly arterward a husky 7 lb., 8 oz. , rn " ... un, ye»- „the baby s name KIwanis Ollie Wadley. ■v WEDDINGS ' j I j WADE - MORGAN On Saturday, August 2, Corporal j Ralph Morgan, son of Mr. amj Mrs. j Elmer Morgan of Milford, and Miss ! Patsy Wade, daughter of Mrs. Bes sie Wade of South Charleston. W. j Va., were united in marriage in the parsonage in South Charleston by Rev. Peck. Their attendants were Mr. Roy Oxley and Mrs. Pat Cavin- ; der, both of South Charleston. Cor- j poral Morgan enlisted in the arm- ! ed services in July of 1949. He ser- ) ved sixteen months in Korea and Japan, having been among the first | to be sent over when the Korean I. War broke out. He served with the 24th Infantry. He is now stationed at the West Virginia Military Dis frict ia South Charleston and is on duty as M. P. between South j Charleston, W. Va., and Cincinnati, j Ghio. The young couple expect to make their home in Delaware when i his time expires in the armed ser v,ces> I •• PARKHURST - MITCHELL Mrs. Kathryn Parkhurst of Har beson has announced the marriage I of her daughter, Miss Phyllis Ann i Parkhurst to Mr. Frederick Mitchell ( of Milton. Saturday. The ceremony took place in Snow Hill, Md., Aug. i 2nd. with the Rev. Herman Shields i officiating. The couple was attend- 1 ed by Miss Sarah Scott of George- j town and Mr. Richard Reed of Milton. •• SMITH-BOWMAN ; Mr. and Mrs. James Smith, of Greenwood, announce the marriage of their daughter Janice Lee i u Mr.'wlniamBowiuaihof'Vanum,!^ ton. The wedding took place at | Denton Md on Saturday August ! »th. Their attendants were Miss i ouise Gera id i ■md Mr Donald rh . llmers The 1)r j de wore a , )ink y i on 8treet length dress and car-■ ried a nosecav of white roses uink asters blue delnhinium •md habv s Ä -MleMlÏÏ cërùô ."in . , h , ,, f jj ht . k __ Tlie double ring ceremonv was 'performed by the Rev. French of the Methodist i Church in Denton. 9 I j Mr. and Mis. Clarence Plummer. cr Beach, received woi'd : this veuk that thöir son, Herb Plummer, H-M-3, would be arriv- j ing back in the States from Korea j in the near future. Before leaving. for home. Herb had the wonderful experience of meeting a Milford »°uiewhere in Korea. He wasi^ , rg î} Base of the U. S. Air force. VirgU was in the vicinity on special duty. Needless to say the talk was of Milford and "back home" friends. SERVICE SLANTS of Sla ' Fort Meade, Md., Aug. 6—Eight j men from Delaware are among the j veterans from the Far East Com mand who arrived here last week from Camp Stoneman, California, and started 30-day rotation leaves. ; They will report back to the 2053rd Reception Center here at the completion of their leaves and receive new assignments. They are; Cpl. Norman W. Lyons. 103 N. W. 3rd St., Milford; Pfc. John J. Stry holum, 1946 Seneca Road, Camby Park, Wilmington; Sgt. William H. Joseph, Laurel; Cpl. Robert J. j Small, 1108 E. 13th St.. Wilmington: 1 Pfc. Sisittlio Popo, 1614 W. 5th St.. Wilmington: Pvt. Wrenzio B. Mass- ' ey, Milton: Cpl. Richard C. Correll, ! Depot Road. Newark : Cpl. Wayman ! A. Tribbett, 42 W. North St., Smyr-||^ I i •• na. Tull Brothers Cite n j , O j 1 lireat U^OW S Kecora With 738 pounds of butterfat and,j 18984 pounds of milk testing 3.9,% to her credit. Sussex Emperor Hap nv M-iv i registered Holstein-' FdesTan cow owned by Tull Bro h «» Seatord Del has complS a 360-day production test in official Herd Tmnrovement Reeistrv She was milked 2 Urnes daily, and was 4 years, 6 months of age wjien she began her testing period. Her record averages approxi mately 25 quarts of milk daily for the period covered by her test. Testing was supervised by the University of Delaware, in coopéra tion with the Holstein-Friesian As sociation of America. — all of August and will return in plenty of time for the be ginning of football practice. Tomorrow is the wedding day of Miss Faye Ann Coffin and Mr Philip Edward Hick man. It will take place in the Avenue Methodist Church at two with the Rev. Roy Lawson Tawes officiating at the double ring ceremony. Items of a Purely Personal Nature Dr- and Mrs. Casimir Vileisis [ Mrs. Nell W. Campbell of Mil und children are on a motor trip'ton, was the guest of Mrs. Stephen the mid-west. Toadvine on Tuesday. " ♦ ■ I —•— ^ Mrs. Leroy Short is a patient in j Miss Betty Grier was the guest, Kent General Hospital following of Miss Mimi Poole at her home in ! Lewes for a few days this week. au operation on Tuesday, — Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Clendaniel Miss Beulah May Hobbs of Bal M . i ! burn ' N ' J " are guests of Mr. ; timoré has been the guest of Dr. and Mrs. Howard Postles this week. Anna K. Gregorius the past week. _ Mrs ' Helen . Cordre y Palmer of! Mr. and Mrs. George P. Vinyard p,lilade, P ,lia ' is spending this week ; and sons are moving today to Col-1 witb ber mother ' Mrs. Blanche umbia, Ohio, where they will make Äuto ' __ , their home. Mrs - Jo8e P h Smith of Wilmlng- Miss Elizabeth Collins was the ton was the guest of Mrs C ari; t e st of Mrs! Willard Pierce at her Allen at her cottage at Slaughter. cottage at Slaughter Beach for. a; iReach last week. (few days last week. * - ♦— Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Subers of Mrs. L. W. Miles, daughter of Ocean City, N. J., are spending Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Geyer and gome time with Dr. John B. Baker j her daughter, Christine, of Han and Miss Loretta Baker. lover, Indiana, are visiting the Gey ler's during August. , Mrs. Margaret M. Oliver and daughter. Miss Maria Oliver, of! Wilmington, were guests of Mr, and aon, David. Mrs. Ida Dickerson and Mrs. Edward J. Salevan last week. Mrs. William Roach recently visit ed Niagara Falls, parts of Canada, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Mr. and Mrs. Rodman Mills and Mrs. Duane Holloway of Hamp den, Va„ is the guest of her par nts ' Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Grier for tl ie week-end, having arrived yesterday, " M r - aud Mrs. M. N. Pack flew to Stroudspurg, Pa., on Monday to visit their daughter, Linda, who is Pe» d 'Uff the month at Pinemere Camp in the Poconos. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Joiner of Vineland, N: J., Miss Charlotte Wood of Detroit, Michigan, ard H. A. Thompson were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Patterson. Mrs. David Wallace returned to her home in Harrisburg, Pa., Wed nesday. after spending a week with Miss Laurita Whitehead and with Mr. and Mrs. Milton Dill at their cottage at Rehoboth. .. . > ry ^ ethodist Chu , rcb the ™; 'l s , a atient ,n Memorial Hospital fo - ow,ng an operation for appendici IS ' ' Mrs. Robert Van Cleaf of Har rington, wife of the pastor of As Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Calloway and son, Curtis, were guests for Mrs. Philip Jacobs, Mrs. Jonathan »^veral days last week of Mr. and Willis, Mrs. Duane Lynne and M rs - Frank Sapp and daughter, Mrg . Jos j eph j^and. will , e ave to- ^ hankie, of Wilmington who are morrow on a mo t,or trip to the west s P end,n g some time at 0ak Orchard, . oa8 t They expect to be away live or six weeks. Mrs. Elmer Morgan spent a few days last week in South Charleston, West Virginia, where she attended the wedding of her son, Cpl. Ralph Morgan, now stationed at the West Virginia Military District, and Miss Patsy Wade of South Charles Dr. and Mrs. Walter L. Grier are spending this week af Atlantic City aad are guests at the Marlborough Blenheim Hotel. They will be loined for the week-end by Mr. and Mrs. Garrett L. Grier and children, ton. West Virginia, Murderkill Lions Club Goes On Fishing Trip Captain Harry Blades, of Bow ers, a member of the Murderkill Lions Club took the club on a fish Big trip last Wednesday on his oyster schooner. He was assisted by his son Rulph nhtdeu und made wonderful hosts for the oc-, cassion. There were no fish caught, but you can be sure it was not the; captain's fault, as he tried every spot on the bay. It just had to be thp tlde as when you see the names ot some of the expert fishermen ,m will know that there had to be -. *** ■—»" « 1« - neco»-! sary for the writer to name the ex-, 'erts as you have probably heard their fish stories personally. Dick Groeschen h^ the best answer to our Voov luck. He forgot to wear his lucky hat. This was the first trip for eight years that he had gone without it. If anyone wants one like it go to Sears, Roebuck, t think they gave Dick his. Other members ()f the trip, in addition to Captain Blades, were Howard Bee-1 Frank Beebe, Janies Conley, Jo jj n Wilkins .laines Jones. Dick Groeschen . Donald Morgan. Albert PoweU Samue i Powell and Zora Tatma n After returning from the fishing! r j t j ie me mbers went to Rolli gon - s j nn a t Bowers and were serv ed a wonderful chicken dinner Captain Blades has promised to take us again and take food to do our own cooking and stay until that tide gets right. No excuses next time, Trophy Grange held Its regular meeting last Monday night with Worthy Overseer, Charles Bostick, j n the chair. It was a pleasure to have Mr. John Wiedeman from Capitol Grange as a guest. Betty Bostick. Mary Bush and Kenneth Bush were in charge of (the Lecturer's Hour and presented the following program: Song by the Grange. "Whispering Hope"; Agricultural News Reports, by Kenneth Bush and Mary Bush; N ews Items. Verna Cohee; Reading. "Green Thumb", Mrs. Jacqueline a |j. Reading, "Home Made And Handy", Mrs. Ruth Plttard; Read ing, "Facts, Sense and Nonsense", Mrs. Eva Ellingsworth ; Bonnie and •<!> Trophy Grange Notes Burton Betts sang "Come What 'May". "Cry", and "Hey, Good Look ing"; Home made ice cream, cake and cookies were served. Mrs ' F L° r , e " C l JÎ X upxt meet program chairman at the next meet ,ng on Au B ust 25th - At thdt tin,e dotail ot the Community •*•»'* ""',1% Gow ___^_I_!_ I ^ Hughes Reunion - The 5th Annual Reunion of the descendants of the late Samuel and Elizabeth Reed Hughes will ^ he i5 on Sunday. August 17th, H Manship Church House. Holland-j ville, west of Felton, Delaware, The meeting will begin with basket lunch. Officers of the group are: Former Senator James H. Hughes, Honorary President; Mrs.! Clara Hughes Conley, president; Mrs, Virginia Moore Tatman, vice president; Mrs. Agatha Hughes Ca hall, secretary, and Mr. Elijah Har rington, treasurer. A hot dog roast will be held Big Stone Boach at Mrs. Helen Houtz' Cottage, at 7 o'clock on Thursday evening. August 21st. All Rebekah members and their faml-1 lies are Invited. ... Margaret Pyle Lodge Births At Milford Memorial Hospital August 5; Girl, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Williams (baby expired), Georgetown; Boy. Mr and Mrs. Lester Hamond Milford; Girl Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Warner, Gieen theyjwoud. August G : Boy Mr. and Mrs Wil : Bam Powers, Milton, Girl, Mi. and Mrs. William Streett (col). Harbe »on. August 7: Boy, Mr and Mrs. John 1 Arney. Greenwood: Boy, Mr. and! Mrs. Charles Hurd Jr., Felton ; Girl. I Mr. and Mrs. William Henry (col), MU'onl ; GW ^ .«d Mr». Andr-w Strapach, Milford. I August 8: Boy. Mr. and Mrs. Ed-1 ward Salevan Jr. J» 1 J )rd ;■ Mr. and Mrs. HaHand Jackson | (Indian baby expired). Lewes j August 9. Gill, Mr. and Mis. | George Stevenson (col), Houston; ' Girl, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson, j Houston; Boy, Mr. and Mrs. Lester I Huey. Harrington: Girl, Mr. and I Mrs. Earl Hawk. Greenwood. August 10: Boy, Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Rivera, Milford; Boy, Mr. i and Mrs. Herman Hastings. Frank | ford. i August 11: Boy. Mr. and Mrs. Horace Metthews. Seaford. August 12; Boy. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Conner, Milford. ■ OBITUARY ! ; Laurel. She is survived by her hus ! band, James G. Truitt, of Laurel; 1 two sons, Irvin T. Massey, Phila., laud J. Martin Massey, Pottstown, Pa-l one daughter. Mrs. Fred How 1 er, Wilmington: 3 step children, Leon, Curtiss and Frank Truitt; 3 sisters, Mrs. Lottie Tatem, Chin coteague, Mrs. Elsie Payne, Onan cock, Va., Mrs. George Rodney. Milford; 1 brother. Alfred Booth, Chincoteague; 5 grandchildren and 4 step grandchildren. Services were held Thursday at the Windsor and Disharoon Funeral Home in Laurel at 2 o'clock. Rev. David W. Baker officiated. Burial was in Laurel Hill TRUITT Hattie Massey Truitt, 65 years, died Monday morning at her home on Delaware Ave., Laurel, after a long illness.. She was born in Ch*n coteague, Va., living around Mil j ford for eight or nine years. The rest of her life she lived around | j william Cannon Short. 87, retired j, ouge painter, died last Sunday at Jthe home of his daughter. Mrs Ken neth Hubbard ' in Greenwood. He was a native of Delaware, son of Gillis and Priscilla Melson Short. His wife . M rs. Elizabeth Hatfield Short, dted .everal year, ago. In | addition to his daughter, he is sur 1 vlved by several nieces and nep hews Funeral 8 « rvi ce8 were held .Tuesday at 2 p. m.. i - , o"?® j * ^Layton pastor of Qreen 12£L J M7thodiit Church officiated ; Tiiiernmnt BridgeviUe Cemetery lnte rment in BridgevUle ly6 . T !L etery Cemetery. SHORT Brown-Liden Reunion At Smithville ! j I The annual reunion of the des cendants of Sally Liden Brown and Jos. M. Brown will be held at the Smithville Community Hall Sunday, August 17, 1952. There will be a picnic luncheon at 1:30 followed by entertainment, short business meeting and an I election of officers. The present of ficers include: Mrs. H. Edward, Wheatley, Bridgeville. president;' i Mr. W. Reese Brown, Denton, vice president; Mrs. Benj. F. Johnson, Jr.. Denton, secretary, and Mrs. John M. Russell, Bridgeville, his on a tor lan. OBITUARY WEBB Robert D. Webb, 11, son of Mr. j and Mrs. Derrickson Webb of Mil-) ford, died at his home early last I Friday following a long illness, ; Young Webb was a student at Mil- i ford Elementary School, and had ) visited many states in an effort to regain his health. In addition to f his parents, he is survived by a sister, Nancy, 8, and his grand- i mother, Mrs. Burton Masten. A requiem mass was celebrated in St. John's Catholic Church, MilLrd, by the Rev. John J. Corrigan, pas tor, Monday at 10 a. m., with i n - terment in Odd Fellows Cemetery. 1 Mrs - Pauline W. Enders, 84 years! old> widow- of Harry Enders of. Philadelphia, passed away in that: city on Tuesday, August 5, 1952. She - was the daughter of the late James i A. Daniels of Milford. Her remains were brought to Milford on Friday and interred in Odd Fellows Ceme-lopen tery. Rev. Roy Lawson Tawes con-j ducted services at the grave. • MOORF M ' ,v . ^ ^ °l Somers Moore of Lincoln, died last FriBay afternoon in the Milford Memorial Hospital after a week's Illness. A native of Milton, she had lived at Blackwood, N. J., a num ber of years until about a yfear ago when she went to Lincoln to re- , side with a daughter, Mrs. Blanche Pettyjohn. There are no other im-1 mediate survivors. Funeral serv- i ices were conducted by the Rev. | William H. Revelle, pastor of the Methodist Church at Lincoln, the Berry Funeral Home, Milford, j last Sunday at 1:30 p. in. Interment was in the cemetery at Lincoln, i ENDERS PEARSON Funeral services were held last Thursday at the Cheswold Metho dist Church for Mrs. Sarah E. Pearson, 85, who died Monday in Smyrna. ' She was the widow of James A. Pearson, and daughter of Peter L. Barcus and Sarah Ann Bell, both of Delaware. The Rev. Connie Dickens, pastor »of the Cheswold Methodist Chiirch, was ; in charge of the service and inter ment was at Bethel Church Genie- j tery, Cheswold, near Bishop's Cor ner. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Martha E. Ford, Townsend; a bro ther, John E. Barcus, Milford; a a sister-in-law, Mrs. Daisy Barcus, Cheswold, and several nieces and 1 nephews. j GRIMM Mrs. Mary Grimm, age 36, and her infant son, Michael Joseph Grimm, died in the Milford Mem orial Hospital on Saturday, Au gust 9. Mrs. Grimm was the wife of Alfred G. Grimm of Greenwood, and the daughter of Timofey and Anna Belash Meleshenko of Home stead, Pa. She is also survived by three children, one sister, Mrs. Thomas McCue, of Homestead, Wharton: one daughter, Mrs. M. J. Webb of Greenwood: three sons, William Wharton of Deepwater, N. J.; Allen E. Wharton of Green wood, and Walter W'harton of Port Penn; two sisters, Mrs. Sara Satter field of Dover and Mrs. Bessie Henry of Hobbs, Md. ; 14 grand children. and 7 great-grandchildren. Pa. and one brother. John Meles Ilienko of Xenia, Ohio, Funeral services were held in the Prokopovich Funeral Home ut Homeville. Pa., on Thursday af-; ternoon at two o'clock. Interment ; m.d» a. «. Gre e ory Cerne tery in Homeville. WHARTON Funeral services for Mrs. Ida B. Wharton, 76. of Greenwood, who died in the Milford Memorial Hos pital last Sunday, were held ut the Lolland Funeral Home in Milford at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Interment in Oakly Cemetery, near Ellendale. Mrs. Wharton is surviv ed by her husband. Edward N. RUSSELL Services were held Wednesday for James Nutter Russell, 87, long prominent in Sussex and state Democratic politics, who died Sun day, August 10th. The Rev. J. E. Layton. Greenwood, conducted the services at 2 p. m., in Chaplain's; Chapel near Bridgeville. Interment in the chapel cemetery. Mr. Rus sell, who continued to farm until six weeks ago when he became ill, died in Milford Memorial Hospital. Although never elected to public office, Mr. Russell was a leading figure in his party's affairs. For more than 30 1 years he was a mem ber of the Sussex County Demo cratic Committee representing the First of the Second Representative District, and was a delegate to the party's national convention in ,1932 and 1936. He was born at Cover dale Cross Roads, the son of Wil liam Nutter and Lethia Vaughan Russell and spent his entirq life time in that section. He was twice married. Both wives, deceased, were (he former Lola Godfrey of Mllls boro and the former Lillie Fraziee ot Rock Hall. Md. He is survived by three sons, Harry Lee Russell. John M.. and Robert William Rus sell, all of Bridgeville. Also. 11 grandchildren and five great-grand children. CHANDLER Mrs. Emma J. Chandler, 54, died last Saturday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Hitchens, at Frankford. She was the widow of Ray Chandler and daughter of the late W. H. and Anna Dickerson Marvel. In addition to Mrs. Hitch ens, she is survived by three other daughters, Mrs. Roland Long and Mrs. Russell Rockrider of Selby ville; Mrs. Bennie Chandler of Mill ville; a son. William E. Chandler, Selbyville; great-grandchildren ; Louise Givens, Selbyville; Mrs. Anna Morgan, Salisbury, Md.; five brothers, Benjamin Mafvel, Little Creek: George Marvel, of Frankford: Rollie Marvel. Millville; David Marvel, Newârk; Phillip Mar vel. Selbyville. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from Home. Frankford. The Rev. James Langrell of Gumboro Methodist Church officiated. Interment in Roxana Methodist Cemetery. . 11 grandchildren. 4 two sisters. Mrs. the Watson-Gray Funeral IS Happenings of Interest Throughout Delaware 1 as cut off on Walnut Street last Thursday morning due to an auto °bile accident in that section, , dokn W. Pipale, of Hammonton, J., lost control of his car while driving north on Walnut Street, due rim rains and slippery road, and plowed headlong into a light pole, breaking off the pole and causing a tangle of the wires. His car was badly damaged, but he escaped serious injury. POWER OFF — Electric Power SUMMIT BRIDGE OPENING United States «Senator J. Allen Frear has announced that the Summit Bridge over the Chesa peuke and Delaware Canal will re to traffic on Friday, August 15th—nearly-seven weeks ahead of schedule. The bridge—a vital link in Del aware's highway system—has been closed since a weakness in one of the abutments was discovered in j une Colonel Walter Xrueeer Tr District Enginee r. advised Senator p rear th at all necessary repairs WO uld be completed and that traf jfic could again move over the Sum . lead the nation In help to farmers of their state, according to a report atjrelased this week by the American I Bankers Association from its New York offices. The banks of Delaware, the re port states, carry nearly 60 per cent of all the farm mortgages in the state. That is the highest percent age in the nation, it is asserted. Next highest to Delaware, the re port states, is Vermont where banks hold 51 per cent of the farm mort gage debt in the state. In New York State, for example, the report further discloses, banks hold 21 per cent of all farm mort STATE BANKS—Delaware banks mit span at 10 a. m., this Friday. I T _ . f o agas J n ^ 8 J? te ' In P f n " 8y , 1 1 V f"' ,a > banks hold 36 per cent of all the ai m mor lS a 8 es - Charles Street Front Street one night last week, a truck driven by Henry Brown, of Miami, Fla., struck a soft spot in I'PSET — While turning into from Southeast the street, the wheels sank in soft dirt and the truck turned over, spilling its load of 650 baskets of tomatoes. The tomatoes were to be dellver ed to the Torsch Packing Company on Charles Street, but after the ac- j cident, the Torsch firm refused to ! Sewer and water lines were being placed in that section of the city by George & Lynch, under contract ! with the State Highway Depart- j ment, in an effort to drain water j accumulation from the Rehoboth Road. I Hv- , oco co tor organization for the 1952-53 scholastic year named Dr. C. J. 1 Prickelt president; Mrs. Helen B. j Harmonson, vice president a Qd Georae W Wricht secretary AHrtîtinn«/ moîîîlJÏ £ Additional members of the board KUv„T y T - prlce a " d Ue H The board announced that the Vhomaf D Clâyt™ schooîs a"e complete for the coming year. ^ Mr, Wright, superintendent, re ,, cr j e( j t ^e completion of the new education of the Smyrna Special Schoo. Di». r .c. which rcccn.lyl (accept them. Water Lines SCHOOL HOARD— The Board of elementary school is expected by early fall, although much work re mains to be done. Several months will probably be consumed in receiving bids and purchasing. ! j ; QUARANTINE — Pursuant to an outbreak of Vesicular Exanthema, a contagious and infectious disease of swine which has been found to exist in many states of the United States, and is rapidly spreading to other states: I, therefore, by virtue of authori ty vested in me by Article 4, Sec. 40, Chapter 21, Revised Code, of Delaware, 1935, do hereby promul gate and declare in effect on this Sixth day of August, 1952, an order prohibiting the importation of swine into Delaware. Swine may be imported into Delaware, however, PROVIDED they are accompanied by a certifi cate of health issued and or ap proved by the Chief Livestock Sani tary Official of the state of origin certifying the swine, orginate from an area in which no Vesicular Ex anthema exists in the county of origin or its adjoining counties. the resolutions adopted by the Delaware State Board of Agriculture this Sixth day of August. 1952. Pursuant to % SPEECHMAKERS — Two active Young Republican leaders and a veteran of a number of Republican campaigns will make the three principal nominating speeches at the Republican Party's state con-' vention in Dover, on Wednesday, August 20. The speech placing the name of U. S. Rep. J. Caleb Boggs in nom ination for Governor will be made by John G. Leach, former state Republican chairman and dean ot education at the Goldey-Beacom School of Business. Mr. Leach nominated former Gov. Walter W. Bacon in the lat ter's, successful bids for the gover norship in/1940 and again in 1944. He managed the former governor's campaigns on both occasions, and also managed the successful may oralty campaign of Judge Thomas Herlihy Jr. in 1945. The name of U. S. Senator John j. Williams % wlll be placed in nom ination for feelectlon to the Senate .by Coleman Bunting of Selbyvllle, chairman of the Active Young Re publicans of Sussex County. Andrew D. Christie, chairman of the AYR of New Castle County, will nominate Herbert B. Warburton, first assistant city solicitor, and former head of the national Fed eration of Young Republicans. PLANE CRASH —A wing gaso line tank jettisoned by a crashing fighter struck the home of the former commander - of the Dover Force Base on Wednesday night of this week. Mrs. Norma Rau, wife of the former commander. Col. Harold J. Rau, was injured when the gas filled tank struck the house, dis lodging part of a brick wall. The colonel and his four - year - old daughter escaped serious injury. The plane later crashed and burned. The still living, Air Force officials said early Thursday. BIG SEASON—Silver Lake bath ing .beaches, Dover, approaching the end of the summer season with) about a month left, are serving the greatest number of swimmers and pilot was injured, but BANKERS — The annual fall meeting of the Delaware Bankers Association*will be held at the Re hoboth Beach Country Club, Fri day, Sept. 6, with an afternoon and evening program. A golf tourna ment, ladies' bridge contest and, tea wil feature the afternoon pro gram. with a social hour from 6:30 6:30 p.m. * The annual banquet beginning at 6:30 p.m., will be marked by an ad dress by Edwin P. Neilan, presi dent of the association, and the award of bridge and golf prizes. Edwin P. Messick is general chalr man of the convention committee. bathers since the opening of water recreation centers in 1945. Harold W. Kocher, general sec retary of the Dover YMCA, which operates the Dover city-owned beaehes on the city-owned lake, ex plained that activities have not been affected at any time by any sign of impurity hi that 37 are enrolled in the swim ming class being taught by Ray mond B. Duncan. The water has been tested at fre quent intervals and at no time so far has there been any evidence of any impurity, marking the third consecutive year that this whole some condition has existed, "Y" au thorities said. The water also has been treated to guard against harmful bacteria as a safeguard to all who use the swimming and bathing areas. the water and BALL—Calendar Capers, a Cos tume and Headdress Ball will be presented by the Rehoboth Art League on August 22nd from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Rain date for this affair has been set as August 29th. Mark Davis' Orchestra will furnish the music. Chairman of the ball is Mrs. Harry W. Lynch Jr., of Westover Hills, Wilmington. Mrs. W. Howard jThompason, of Rehoboth. is co '.chairman and in charge of Publlc jity. The fallowing committees have been appointed; Mrs. John Q. Gelder, Fehobothî Tickets; Mrs. Raymond R. Atkins, Lewes, Reser rations; Miss Alberta West, Reho ... V. _ ? f J"S, v l h G nhnt P h ' Carence Sla^ Ä 'wu a h 01 * 1 ' Ml8s Adele Chambers, Lewes. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Allman,. Reho Decorations* Mrs Alex Bover iS"»™ 1 t n !!l!L m 5S 0 ^„wS," Rehoboth. Judd... MlliOrd Grange Notes - At the last business meeting of Milford Grange, State Senator John M. Longbotham and Mrs. Longbo tham issued an invitation to all Milford Grange members to attend a "hot doggie roast" at their home on the Thompsonville and Milford Road, on Wednesday evening, Au gust 27, at 7 o'clock, where a new outdoor fireplace has just been com pleted on their spacious lawn. If the night should be stormy the af fair will be held at the Grange Hall. A good attendance of members and especially of the officers was noted at the last meeting. Mrs. Edith Lacy, who attended the Lec turers' Conference in Maryland, gave a very interesting and infor mative report of same. Also «bout thirty members and friends attended the picnic supper at Wheeler's Park on the previous Wednesday evening and all re ported having had a very enjoy able time with Mr. and Mrs. Wood as chairmen. Two applications for membership were received and September 6 was the date set to confer the first and second degrees when the regular bi-monthly meetings will begin for the winter term. , Several of Milford Grange mem bers attended the Field Day held at the Substation of the University of Delaware near Georgetown and all report the day well spent, aside from the educational side, the de licious chicken dinner was well worth going for. All agreed Wil liam Henderson, county agent, la doing a good Job in Sussex County. ♦ Big Rattlesnake Is Killed By Paton The citizens of northern New York State were amazed and sur prised when William K. Paton, president of the Farmers' Bank of the State of Delaware, shot a rat tlesnake 3V4 feet long with 9 rat tles at his summer home in Merrie wold Club, Merriewold, New York. Mr. Paton, who has been spend ing his vacation there, was amazed one day when his son told him that he had seen a large snake around. The boy took his rifle and shot at it and apparently wounded it The size was so large that he told bis father and the next day, Mr. Paton saw the snake anQ shot it. The inhabitants ot the locality cannot understand that a snake ot this size should be in among the summer homes. Nevertheless, it is assumed that it came down from the wilderness somewhere and thus met its end.