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WORCESTER DEMOCRAT EST. 1898 r HE LEDGER-ENTERPRISE EST. 188 C EX-GOVERNOR LLOYD DIES AT CAMBRIDGE Well Known Jurist Dies At His Home In Cambridge. He Was Gen erally Beloved. ■ Former Governor Henry Lloyd, and plater Associate Judge of the First Ju dicial Circuit of Maryland, died at his home in Cambridge at 11 o’clock De cember the 30th, after a brief illness following several years of ill health. Descended from ancestors who had been prominent in the affairs of the colony and State of Maryland, Judge Lloyd upheld the best traditions of his family. He was bora February 21, 1852, a son of Daniel and Cather ine Henry Lloyd. His father was a son of Gov. Edward Lloyd and a de scendant of Edward Lloyd, a “royal governor”, early in the eighteenth century. On his mother’s side he. Svas a great grandson of John Henry, a Governor of and Senator fron Maryland. Judge Lloyd was educated in the school of Cambridge and studied law with his uncles, Daniel M. Henry and Judge Charles F. Goldsborough. He taught school while studying law and during his earlier years as a practicing attorney. He served for some time as auditor of the Circuit Court for Dorchester county. He was elected State Senator from Dorches ter county in 1881 and was named President of that body during his second year of service. When President Cleveland named Governor Mcl.ane a Commissioner to the Paris Exposition, Judge Lloyd be came Governor of the State by virtue of his position as President of the Senate. The following year, 1886, when the Legislature met, he was e>- ected Governor to serve to the end of the term. His sendees as ' Governor ended, Judge Lloyd res,umed the practice of Kf and soon became a leader of the Kar, his business being one of the ■largest in this section of Maryland. lln 1892 he was appointed judge to r succeed Charles F. Goldsborough, an ■ uncle by marriage who had died in of fice. Later he was elected for the full term of 15 years, but was retired by Legislature of 1908 because of physical disability. His career as judge was not less distinguished than had been his service as Senator, Gov ernor and attorney. Upon the death of his cousin, Dan iel M. Henry, Jr., Judge Lloyd be came president of the Dorchester Na tional Bank, for many years the most flourishing financial institution in the county. He retained the position until the bank was merged with the Eastern Shore Trust Company. Since that time he served with the company as trust officer. He was a member of the Cambridge Lodge of Masons and of the Royal Arcanum. He had been for years a member of the vestry of Christ Protestant Episcopal Church, of Cambridge. He was president of the Cambridge Hospital. (Judge Lloyd owned several farms. Throughout his life he exhibited goo > business judgment and leaves a large qstate. He is survived by his widow formerly Miss Mary Elizabeth Stap leforte, and one son, Henry Lloyd, Jr., a member of the Cambridge bar. He also leaves two sisters. Misses, Kate and Mary Lloyd. The funeral was held at 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon, January 3d. yUr. James T. Young , Arrived Home On Tuesday Mr. James T. Young, who for two weeks or more had been on a visit to Phis son and daughters, arrived home on Tuesday morning last. While away he visited his son, Mr. Leslie T. Young and family, at Asbury Park, J., and from there went to visit his daughters, Mrs. C. A. Turner and Miss Anne Young, at Massilon, Ohio. It goes for the saying that he had a fine trip and it is interesting to chat with him concerning it. And the best of all is that he found all of his chil dren and their families enjoying the best of health. Afternoon Bridge Party Mrs. E. W. Polk very delightfully entertained a few of her friends at “Bridge” Wednesday afternoon of last week. Three prizes were present ed, the first being won by Mrs. Em ma Stevenson, the second captured by Mrs. F. J. Lloyd while the consola tion prize was awarded Mrs. M. L. Veasey. WILL PRINT NAMES OF DRAFT £I IADERS Government Will Give Out Lists For Publication In Home Town Papers. We do not know whether there are any draft evaders in Worcester coun ty; but if there are, their names will soon be sent out by the Government in lists published in home town pa pers. At least that is the information which comes from Washington, in the following dispatch: Draft deserters whose fears have been lulled to rest by more than two years of security from prosecution arc about to receive an unpleasant surprise, for the names of 173,911 of them are shortly to be published in their “home town” sections as a pre liminary step to bringing them to a speedy trial. This step is expected to aid materi ally in apprehending offenders as it is believed that most persons know ing the whereabouts of a draft deser ter will be only to willing to volun teer the information. The Department announcement defines “wilful draft deserters” as on n who registered under the pro visions of the selective sendee law but failed to report for military duty a‘ the time and place specified. Un ooi the law they are held to have been inducted into service from the date on which they were ordered to report and since they have never been discharged, are still under mili tary jurisdiction and liable to trial by general court-martial for desertion.’ CHRISTMAS DANCE A BIG SUCCESS A Most Delightful Social Affair Giv en at the Armory Thursday Ev ening of Last Week. More than 35 couples attended the Christmas dance given in the Armory on Thursday evening of last week by the young men of Pocomoke. The af fair was a most enjoyable one from every viewpoint. Dancing began at 9.30 and continued until an early hour in the morning. The program consisted of 22 dances with a thirty minute intermission during which re freshments consisting of brick cream cake and salted nuts were served. The affair was arranged by Mr. Griffin Callahan, of this city, who deserves considerable credit for the creditable manner in which it was conducted. The patronesses were Mesdames F. J. Lloyd and A. H. Stevens. Among those who attended from Pocomoke were: Mr. and Mrs. James M. Crockett, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lane, Mr. and Mrs. Fer ral Bowen, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Dav is, Mr. and Mrs. Mark C. Callahan, Mr. and Mrs. Strayer Gordy, and Misses Rhoda Walters, Anne Blaine, Alice R. Young, Edna Callahan, Sara Armstrong, Myma Stevenson, Louise Matthews, Helen Jones Myrtle Ash burn and Messrs. Edward Blaine, Clinton Duncan, T. A. Ward, Freder ick Wilson, Scott Porter, Edward Gladding, Hartley Stevens, Griffin Callahan, Clarence Hart, Franklin Dennis, Gerald Crockett, Ralph Gor dy. Also quite a number attended from Crisfield, Marion Station an 1 Princess Anne. Music was furnished by an orchestra from Crisfield. Postal Company Abandons Their Up-Town Office In the future if you want to send a telegram by the Postal Telegraph Company you will either have to go to the passenger depot or call that of fice up by phone and deliver your message to them. The company have t abandoned their up-town office and it is now a thing of ■‘he past. All of the desks, wires and other parapher nalia were moved out this week and , the transfer was made. This seems to be a step backward, but the Postal is a big concern and we are certain they know their business. Young Couple Wed r t Miss Virgie Townsend and Mr. f Charles Vetters were united in mar - riage on Wednesday at 4 o’clock. The ceremony was performed at the par / sonage by Rev. E. L. Bunce, pastor -of the Methodist Protestant Church, i. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Vetters left for Baltimore. THE LEDGER-ENTERPRISE POCOMOKE CITY, MARYLAND, JANUARY 8, 1921 THE NEW YEAR WITNESSES MANY CHANGES IN POCOMOKE’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISES. Old Firms Have Been Dissolved, New Ones Organ ized, And All Are Now Preparing For The Year’s Work. With the beginning of the new year Pocomoke City witnessed sever al changes in the business world. Old firms have been dissolved, new ones organized and everything and every body is now ready for the good year’s business that is just ahead of them. During the past year our town has enjoyed an exceptional season in the business line and there is not a firn but what has made money. It is the hope of every one that the present year may be even better than the one just closed and to this end our busi ness people are bending every ener gy. Our reporter notes the following changes that occurred January Ist. W. E. HALL & SON One of the most important changes that has occurred is the one in the hardware firm of Picken & Hall. Mr. I’icken has retired from this well known firm and Mr. Hall has associat ed with him his son, Mr. Granville Hall, and they will hereafter conduct tbe business under the firm name of W. E. Hall & Son. Messrs. Picken k Hell had been associated in this busi n<ss for twenty-one years, during which time they had seen the business grow until it became one of the bes* enteprises in our town. Mr. Hall, who will continue at the head of the new firm, is one of the safest business men of our city, thoroughly versed in the hardware business and will, we are sure, continue to forge ahead. Granville is a popular young man and the combination is bound to meet with the approval of the public ge - orally. Mr. Picken, who has withdrawn from the firm, will, we understand, conduct the plumbing business and in addition will run a general repair shop. He is a mechanic of the first water and the business he will en gage in supplies a long felt need in Pocomoke City. CLUFF & COULBOURNE Another change which is of interest to the business w'orld is that which the beginning of the year occurred in the firm of Johnson & Cluft. In this case Mr. Oliver A. Johnson retired from the firm, selling his interest to Mr. Harry E. Coulboume of Somerset county. In the future this firm will be known as Cluff & Coulboume and they will continue business at the old stand on Market street. Their line is harness and saddlery, at the same time dealing largely in buggies, farm wagons, etc., and conducting an up to-date repair shop. Mr. Cluff has been in the business for some time having, with Mr. Johnson, purchased the business from Mr. E. W. Veasey. Fe is well equipped to be at the head of such an enterprise, having as he does, the confidence and esteem of all our citizens. Mr. Coulboume is a I young man of excellent qualities, anti j he too, is held in high regard by the' people of this section. We are surej Respectable Colored Man Dies Of Pneumonia Edward S. Jones, one of our most respected colored citizens, died at his home in this city on Tuesday night \ last after a short illness of double j ; pneumonia. The deceased, had for a number of years, been engaged in the ' brick mason and plastering business, [ and by his industry and upright bus , iness principles had won the confi dence and respect of all of our citiz ens. Few colored people were held in higher esteem than “Ned” Jones and the community was sorry to learn of his death. He was a good mechanic, > thoroughly reliable and will be great - ly missed in this his native town. It r does us good to testify to his real , worth. Would that his race as a i. whole would profit by the good ex ample set them by Edward S. Jones. AND that they will make a strong firm and we predict great success for them during the coming years. lEE BONNEVILLE REALTY CO. Mr. F. Lee Bonneville, head of the Lee Bonneville Realty Company, has r.ow associated with him in the real estate business Mr. Frank E. Hudson of this city. The new relations were formed the beginning of the year and these gentlemen are now ready to supply the wants of all who either vant to buy or sell real estate. Mr. Bonneville has been in this business for several years and he has made a wonderful success of it. He is an un tiring worker and rarely ever misses a sale. The combination recently formed in this firm seems to be an exceptionally strong one. Mr. Hud son, like Mr. Bonneville, is a hustler and is not afraid of work. Both gen tlemen are judges of values and their business experience is second to none cf the business men of this county. Being a farmer himself, having most cl his life successfully tilled the soil, Mr. Hudson surely knows what the farmer requires and his services to both buyer and seller will be of great value. If the country had been scour ed over looking for men better qual ified for a partnership in the real es tate business a better selection could net have been made. We are sure they will experience a good year’s work and they have the best wishes of our people to this end. H. W. CALLAHAN & SONS And still another change of more than passing interest to the public is scheduled to take place within the next few days. Mr. H. W. Callahan, who for some years has successfully conducted the clothing, shoe and gent’s furnishing business at the cor ner of Market street and Clarke ave nue, will take with him as his par f ners, his three sons. Messrs. John, Mark and Griffin Callahan, and after the preliminaries are properly adjust ed the firm will be known as H. W. Callahan & Sons. While Mr. Calla han is by no means incapacitated by age, still his boys arc all just at the stage of life when an interested fath ei wants to start them aright, and as sociating them in business with him is a commendable act upon his part. They are all young men of sterling qualities, have all of them grown up in business, are familiar with the trade and popular with the public. Some changes will possibly be made in their method of doing business which will be given to the public lat er. The new order of things will make a strong firm and w'e predict for the Callahan’s a long and pros perous business career in Pocomoke We hope that all of the above ] firms, together W’ith all of the other j business enterprises of our town will I experience a good business in this | and all succeeding years. Prof. E. C. Fontaine Returns To Cumberland Prof. E. Clarke Fontaine, principal of the Allegany county High School at Cumberland, who spent the Xmas j holdays with his family in this city left on Saturday last for his new home in the mountains of Western Maryland. His furniture has been shipped to Cumberland and as soon as it arrives there Mrs. Fontaine will make her way to the Metropolis ot Allegany. Pocomoke City is sorry to i lose tiiese good people. Mr. and Mr<\ I Fontaine are both natives of this citv , and have resided here all of their lives and the town will hardly seem 1 the same without them. We com • mend them to the good people of t Cumberland and bespeak for them I the best of treatment and a royal i welcome at the hands of the citizens - cf that thriving city. Pocomoke’a . loss is Cumberland’s gain. DEMOCRAT . * % QUIETLY MARRIED HERE WEDNESDAY Miss M. Marie Picken Becomes The Bride Of Mr. James C. Corbin of Somerset County. Among the first of the weddings to take place in the new year was that ol Miss M. Marie Picken, daughter of Mr. Andrew Picken of this city, to Mi. James Covington Corbin, of Som erset county, which was solemnized 'Vednesday evening at 9 o’clock at the. home of the bride’s parents. The ring ceremony was performed by Rev. E 'V. McDowell, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The bride was at tractively gowned in white organdy and carried a huge bouquet of bride’s rcses. The groom wore the conven tional black. Little Miss Florence Picken, sister of the bride, made a very charming ring bearer. The home was decorat ed with cut flowers and potted plants, the color scheme being red and green, and lighted with red shaded candles. The arch under which they stood was formed of green cedar. Only relativ es and a few intimate friends were present. The wedding marches were rendered by Mr. Linwood Ellis. A reception followed the ceremony r.f'er which the happy couple left for a brief honeymoon trip. They will be at their home, Riverside Farm, after January 15th. The bride prior to her marriage was an efficient and capable operator in the telephone exchange of this city. The groom is one of Somerset’s most enterprising young farmers. Both arc well known here. MR. B. E. BONNEVILLE PAINFULLY INJURED Falls From House 'lop, Breaks His Leg And Is Otherwise Bruised And Mangled. Mr. Benjamin E. Bonneville, one of our best known carpenters, had the misfortune on Friday of Christmas week to meet with a painful and serious mishap. He was engaged at working at his tradea on a farm near Cross Roads, four and one-half miles from this city, and fell from a stage to the ground, a distance of some feet, and in the fall had the misfor tune to break one of his legs above the knee joint. He was otherwise bruised and mangled and was hurried co this city for medical attention. His suffering was intense and his local physician advised hospital treatmen' at ’ once. He was taken to Cris ficld to the Marine Hospital and tin fracture was reduced and the patient otherwise properly cared for. At last reports he was doing as nicely a= could be expected under the circum stances and while his hospital experi ence may be a little tedious because cf his advanced years, still his physi cians think they will be able to send him home a well man. Mr. Bonneville is one of our most respected citizens. He is well advanc ed in years and was industrious to the extreme, preferring to wear out rath er than to rust out. He is held in the highest regard by our entire coni munity, where most of his life has been spent, and the news of his mis hap was .received with universal re gret. Our people will join us in ex pressing the hope that he will soon be restored to his family and the com munity an entirely well man. Attempted “Hold-Ups” I Must Be Stopped. The frequent occurance of attempt ed “hold ups” which are daily or rath er nightly taking place in the vicinity of I’ocomoke and neighboring towns is getting to be quite an annoyance and is likely to result seriously unless ' some definite action is taken to ap i prehend the offenders. One or more I were reported last week and the fact i has caused considerable indignation I among our citizens. Surely some steps ! should be taken to put a stop to this i serious menace to motorists. Bridge Club Reorganized. 1 The Friday evening Bridge Club ‘ reorganized this week w'ith a mem f bership of 13 and held its initial ! meeting Friday evening. The hostess - upon this occasion was Miss Nettie 3 E. Barnes who very delightfully en -3 tertained the members at her home on Second street. VOLUME 41. NO. 2 IMPORTANT MEETING FOR MONDAY NIGHT • Called To Consider Matters Of Vita! Importance To The Tax-Payers Of Our Town. i Mayor E. James Tull, by an adver : tisement in this issue and by hand bills to be distributed later, is calling i a meeting of the citizens of the town to be held in the Municipal Building I at 8 o’clock Monday evening, Janu : | ary 10th. We understand that the : question to be discussed is the con struction o.f the gap of state highway leading out Sixth street to the Snow Hill road. It seems that the State - Board of Health has held the contrac tor up on this work and insists that a complete sewarage system must ba installed by the town before the work can be completed. This places the town in a very bad position. Financially we are not, at the present time, able to undertake the building of a sewer in that or any other section of the town. And even if we were, there are other sections that need attention far more than tha Sixth street section. It is evident that it will be some years before the prop erty along this thoroughfare is im proved to the extent of needing a ■ sewarage system and it does seem un reasonable for the authorities to 1 spend several thousand dollars in im proving this section when there are so many other sections already im proved that are clamoring for both sewarage and water. The condition is one for serious thought and it is for the purpose- of giving the taxpayers of the town a chance to express themselves in the premise that the Mayor and Council have called this public meeting. We impress upon our taxpayers the necessity of being present. It may be that by exchanging views a method may be worked out by which the town may be saved from this unnecessary expense at this time. The Board of Health has spoken in no uncertain tone, but it may be that if the matter is put properly before them they will change their ruling. Be sure to at tend the meeting on Monday evening and help the authorities to solve this problem. FILM PLAYS AT THE EMPIRE NEXT WEEK A Variety Program In Which Many Fatuous Stars Will Be Featured. Some superb photo-plays have been shown at the Empire Theatre since our last review and a program of ex cellence awaits the movie fan each night next week. w An all star cast in “Dice of Desti ny,” a I’athe special will be shown Monday. This is said to be an unus ual picture and to have received much f raise from critics. On Tuesday night “the little dis turber,” Miss Dorothy Gish, plays the role of a superstitious heroine in her laicst picture “Out of Luck.” It is said to be one of the funniest of all the Gish comedies. Buck Jones will again be featured on Wednesday night in a Fox super special photo-drama entitled “Sunset Sprague." A true westerner in a thrilling western picture. A stupenduous serial picture “The Lost City” will be shown on Wednes day in addition to tiie above five-reel feature. See announcement else where in this paper. Viola Dana in “Dangerous to Men” is announced as the feature attraction at the Empire on Thursday. It de picits the adventures of an orphan ' girl thrust into a bachelor’s household i in which love teaches 'an unsophisti s caled girl to play against a siren at i her own game. Maurice Tourneur’s latest thrilling i picture “The White Heather” is a - special attraction booked for Friday i night. Remarkable situations of great s dramatic power, with undersea view 3 s make this photo-play a distinct artis tic achievement. It has an all star cast and is a picture that will make you gasp at the dare deviltry of the men who fight on the ocean floor and \ i hold you spellbound at the sheer - beauty of the scenes. 1 On Saturday, William Famum, a > great favorite with local movie lov s'ers, will be featured in “The Joyous - Trouble Maker,” a picture made for i amusement purposes by the great j producer William Fox.