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WORCESTER DEMOCRAT AND THE LEDGER-ENTERPRISE Published Every Saturday at Pocomoke City, Maryland. SAM’L M. CROCKETT, Editor and Proprietor. Entered at the Postoffice at Pocomoke City, Maryland as Second Class Matter. $1.50 A Year In Advance. Foreign Advertising Representative I THE AMERICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION J SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 1921. A WELCOME TO POCOMOKE CITY PLAN Civic organizations in many cities are adopting systematic plans for welcoming strangers. Whenever a newcomer comes in to the place, information is given by the real estate men or other party who had to do with his renting or buying a house. He is immediately given an invitation to associate himself with the ac tivities of the community. Inquiry is mode as to what lodges, churches, or other or ganizations he may have associated with, and he is invited to af rilliate himself with similar societies in his new place of residence If he never belonged to anything, he is told that the local organiza tions all welcome newcomers and any of them would be glad to have him come in. It would be a line scheme if every stranger who moves into Pocomoke City could he met in some such way. It would be a pleasing idea to present each newcomer with a booklet, containing a description of the facilities which the city presents, with a list of its organizations, an invitation to join such of these as he felt in sympathy with, also to ally himself with the associations that work for civic progress. A newcomer who was met in that way would feel that he was in a live town. lie would be less likely to hang around the fringes of our life without getting acquainted for a long time. Anyone on moving into a new place feels like a cat in a strange garret, as the saying is. A person who ever saw the ner vous and uncomfortable ways of a feline stranger in unfaniifar .surroundings, appreciates the force of the simile. A glad hand to a stranger is a wonderful help in making him contented in his new environment. The quicker he makes friends, the more likely he is to stay. The more cordial the invitation to join organizations the moi-e likeiy he is to take hold and do public work. GETTING MAIL BUSINESS Business men in some towns complain about the amount cf trade that goes out of their places to mail order houses located in big cities. Here in Pocomoke City we have some live stores that are getting a lot of mail business, by using the same methods by which the big mail order houses grow and prosper. Any concern can develop business by mail. 'Vv advertising and by taking special pains with its correspondence. It needs to have attractive looking stationery having the modern touch of success, which can he secured at The Worcester Democrat print shop. Then it should take a lot of pains in writing letters to distant cus tomers. Every letter .should sound as if it was a personal pleasure J o write it, and the points raised by distant inquirers should be carefully answered in detail In many cities the correspondence clerks of business houses are careless in the way they answer letters. They will overlook some question that was contained in an inquirer’s communication, so that he feels he' has not been given attention. It should be the ambition of every young person who goes to work in our stores, to do something to help build up this business. Almost all of these workers have friends in towns in this section, hut living at some distance from here, and who may rarely or nev er trade here. By a little effort they could interest these friend ■ in trying lines of stock carried in their stores. If they would take special pains to see that these customers got good service, these people would also tell their friends about this store, as a place where certain lines could be secured to excellent advantage by mail or in person. It is in ways like these that large businesses are built up, and that people advance to high positions. By a syste matic effort, Pocomoke City could be made a center of a large mail trade. LOYALTY TO YOUR ORGANIZATIONS. Your home city is a good deal like many farms, It has great possibilities of development that have not been fully realized. To cultivate a farm takes machinery. Similarly you need machinery to develop a city. Your community organizations constitute that machinery. Do you take care of this kind of tool like a good tow n builder? People laugh at the farmer who leaves valuable tools around in all weathers without effort to care for them. But the same people will utterly neglect their community machinery. A useful organization formed in your home city for some helpful purpose, is a complicated and costly bit of equipment. Much human energy and brain power have gone into it. The peo ple who started it are not the only ones that helped build it. Pro gressive people everywhere who created similar plans for civic de velopment, have assisted in establishing it, by forming the mode' on which it was patterned. It is too valuable equipment, with too great possibilities, to he neglected. Many people join a community organization, and then are un willing to serve on committees or take any responsible office in it If money is spent on social affairs, they find fault that the funds are wasted. If money is not spent, they say it is a dead one. They rarely attend meetings, and if they do come, they come late. If community projects are discussed, they offei no sugges tions, and afterward tell how everything was done wrong. They do the best they can to kill their home city organizations by such methods. A small association made up of good workers, is better than a big one in w-hich there.are few' who will do anything. When you get a lot of good people enlisted in some such organization, and they are willing to w'ork and heartily support the things that aie done, you can accomplish wonders with it. It is a piece of civic machinery the force of wkich is incalculable for all good ends. WORCESTER DEMOCRAT AND THE LEDGER-ENTERPRISE Sale Of Valuable: \X Real Estate 1 * ' !♦ Wo ofTcr, at private contract, J ject to prior sale, the following Real * Estate, situate at Corbin in Atkinson * Election District of Worcester Conn- ty, Maryland, ♦ First: A tract of land containing ♦ forty-six acres, more or less, conveyed 0 to T. Guy Corbin from L. Paui Ewell. O This tract of land was cut over about £ twelve years ago and contains at ■ present scattering pines and several ■ small thickets suitable for barrel * staves, estimated to cut from GOO,- 000 to 500,000 staves. Price SIOOO.OO. Second: A tract of land, known or, J the Isaac Townsend farm containing 4 one hundred acres, more or less. J About forty acres well ted iti timber, some of which is now ready for mar- _ ket. Conveyed to T. Guy Corbin from i Thomas R. Corbin. Improved by one small dwelling. Price $3000.00. Third: A tract of land containing forty-five acres, more or loss, forty acres of which is cleared land and the balance in young thickets. About twenty-two acres of this tract is high ] land and suitable ior trucks and in a good state of cultivation, the balance of the cleared land being suitable for grass, well drained and in a fair state 2 of cultivation. Part of this land was i conveyed to T. Guy Corbin from a * certain Solders and a part from Ixvi I A. Purnell. Price $25000.00. 5 Fourth: A tract of land containing j fifty acres, 'more or less. Conveyed A to Zilphan C. W. Corbin from Levi A. j Purnell. About forty acres of this a is cleared and in good state of culti- j cation, about half of which is good , trucking land. It is improved by two i dwelling bouses, . one of which has ] , r.ine rooms and the other two room*', i all in fair repair, knee $3000.00. j Fifth: A tl'act of land containing , ninety acres, more or less, conveyed i to T. Guy Corbin from Thomas it. j Corbin and wife. This tract of land i was ml over about eight years ago i hut now lias young thickets and scat- ] teringpines. Price $1250.00. i , Mr. T Guy Corbin who lives on one 1 <if th(' above tracts of land will lie or. * hand daily to show this property to J , prospective purchasers. FWFLL & CHILD. , Allotdeys-at-Law | Notice of Opening —OF— >Public Schools, Notice is hereby given lo *he Teachers and patrons of the Public j Schools of Worcester County that the Schools will open and close as fid ' lows: White Schools will open September sth, 1921, and will ciose May 26t!i, . 1922. Colored Schools will open October 3d, 1921, and will close April 28th, ; t;i22. , F. W. McMASTEU, Superintendent, j E Private Sale, j Good truck farm, four miles from Focomoke in Somerset county—tow- , aids Kehoboth, known as the .John 1 Cluir Farm, containing 76 acres. 70 ] acres Cleared Land—6 acres Wood- < ’ ianu—one-half mile from School. | For terms see < JOHN W. ENNIS, Agent, Au-27-Jt. Focomoke City, Mri. ' PITT’S CREEK PROGRESSIVE ! John M. Sturgis ,ono of our pro- , 1 gressive farmers to erect a Crane Tri < , pie Wall Sib. J Walers Implement Co., Dist. I STOCKTON WAY PROGRESSIVE ! L. C. Nock, commonly called Neal, i purchased a P. & 0., 2 way plow ( from Walters Implement Company. J They carry a full line. . Laundry—Phone 184-R i . < If you are a laundry patron give me t a trial. Work called for and delivered i promptly. .Tust call ’Phone No. 184-R • and we will do the rest. Rid yourself | of the annoyance of “bring and car- ! ry.” First class work at reasonable ? prices. I O. M. LITTLETON. ! Electric Wiring I am now located in Pocomoke and ; am prepared to do ail kinds of elee- £ trie wiring at reasonable price. AH ; work guaranteed to meet approval of | the National Hoard Fire Underwrit- f ers Code. Let me estimate. A postal ; card will bring me to see you. ELMER M. VICKERS. : : Hoi Weather Diseases. i Disorders of the bowels are ex- ■ trcmely dangerous, particularly dur- J ing the hot weather of the summer . months, and in order to protect your self and family against a sudden f-t- , tuck, get a bottle of Chamberlain’s ] Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy. It can i be depended upon. Many have testi- j fed to its excellence—Advertisement, j i Vi/ant SomeiMiig?; JfffMllllllMllM rwiMl—iiliiei It* Advertise / • • ** \ ror it in i ■ I these columns, > <> ' E Be Sure To Visit \] | The Evergreen j; l Tea Room j ♦ £ 308 Clarke Avenue J ► / ♦ > Pocomoke City, Maryland. J > t r> * > * £ For Ladies and £ j Gentlemen , | t * Mrs. A. t’ickcn, Sr., Proprietress i> ♦ cwmnmms FOR SALE! I Two Splsndid Su- j burban Properties. f # No. i contain!, 12 aches good $ J trucking land, improved by nice 2 * 8 room dwelling, with lights, Z • garage, splendid barn and out- 5 S buildings. Situate on stone road 2 5 just outside corporate limits. • I No. 2 contains 14% acres, 8 | good tracking land, improved 2 i i>y splendid !) rdoln dwelling, j With beautiful grounds, goon *| | ham and outbuildings. Situate 2 i on stone road leading to Vir- 3 | ginia, just outside corporate Y i limits. Apply to @ f | Lee BoiiSieville Realty Co, % | POCOMOKE CITY, Ml). § i & j Pianos And \ i Player-Pianos Tuned and Repaired We hbw have m tttif eni ; \ ploy a most reliable alid ef • I ficient Piano Tuner who ! has had 20 years exper ■ ience with some of the most reliable city stores. WE GUARANTEE HIS WORK Write us or see us at | once if your piano need"- j attention. i HARGIS' Two Big Stores POCOMOKE % City Hand % I Laundry j | The Laundry That Pleases ♦ !' " I l 'AGENT i :J. Carl Ross ! • News Dealer t 4 . ♦ 111 Willow Street | J Collection* Every Monday $ * * i Stock Wanted 3 a ' •-■ § is it I buy all kinds of cattle, beef, 5) sheep, hogs, and all kinds of S< Furs, at highest market prices. 5/ §1 5# a BEEF AND HORSE HIDES | MARKET PRICE £ i 'it 1 ;-j- Top Prices For All Junk |j Beef For Sale, Wholesale and 5; | Retail, Every Friday at lowest Market Prices i‘ zi( V* 113. MOVIN' POCOMOKE CITY, MD. j-J Tliere Is more Catarrh In this section of the country than all other diseases pui. together, and for years it was cup posed to be incurable. Doctors p v 'Tlhed iocnl remedies, and by eons! intlv io.iltn.-T to cure with local treatment, pronouuecu it incurable. Catarrh Is a local disease, greatly influenced by constitutional con ditions and therefore requires constitu tional treatment. Hall’s Catarrh Medi cine. manufactured by F. J. Cheney & 1 Co., Toledo, Ohio, is a constitutional remedy, is taken internally and acts thru the Blood on the M icous Surfaces of the System. One Hundred Dollars re ward "is ottered for any casa that Hail’s Catarrh Medicine fails to cure. Send for circulars and testimonials. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio. Sold by Druggists. 76c. Hall’s Family Fills for constipation. 1 “R OY” | | Special Representative of | ! M. Moses & Son, Inc. j % High Art Tailors ♦ l BALTIMORE, MD. X X J | Will Be With Us This Coming Week | * ♦ ! Friday, Saturday, .Monday and Tuesday, ! I SEPTEMBER 2nd, 3rd, sth and 6lh % 4 * 1 . . .... 4 | He will show a splendid hfie of beautiful Fabrics for ♦ 4 ♦ $ FALL SUITS ANI) OVERCOATS ♦ ♦ 4 t and best of all the prices will bo right within the reach of % X all of us. . % o * Be sure to drop in and speak to your old friend Roy, and ♦ ? give hiß line the once over. % “DON'T FORGET THE DATES” % j ~ | j I. HL MERRILL CO. | : “One Price Clothiers ” X ♦ ♦ X Established 1862 POCOMOKE CITY $ ! t ■m44444444444+44**+<'+++*4*44++*4+4<>44+4444444444444+ - - .. -—........ *inm...w *4+444444444+4444444G*>4Q4W**'<iW<>*4444*4441>+4444444* | A PC o! | THE WORLD’S FIRST REAL SHOCK I \ ABSORBER FOR FORD OARS I i i Makes your Ford ride over rough roads % ;; like a big car on a boulevard. Try a | set and be convinced. X ! I Made in two types ■ ! • Regular for Touring, Runabout and Coupe £ <> Special for Sedan and Light Delivery £ <> I i; Price $20.00 Per Set, | t WE HAVE THEM ♦ : l . ? ■ i: " | j Pocomoke City Garage j X Pocomoke City, Hd. ♦ i t ! 4*44444444444444444444444444 j Build Of Concrete Block j X Artistic Everlasting J 4 X I The Best Building Material Can Buy * ! -SEE— | ♦ W. A. Morse j : l ' II for suggestions and plans for your new build- | | ing. CONCRETE BLOCKS FOR BETTER ♦ X BUILDINGS. -Warm in winter, cool in sum- | % mer and dry 'he year round. | 44y4*4<> 4444 •♦♦♦♦♦♦♦■♦#♦♦*•? l PIANOS REPAIRED j f rebuilt and refinished in oi r fully equipped shop under the supervision a f of our Factory Mechanic. We carry all parts in stock and all work • 5 guaranteed. We have all facilities at hand for this work, und can S | © quote lowest prices. SEND IJS YOlJk ORDERS FOR TUNING ij Pocomoke Musical Supply Co. Front Street at Market. Phone 298 * Saturday, August 27, 1921.