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FROM OUR EXCHANGES | MR. STEWART POWELL HEAD MAKEMIE SOCIETY The Makemie Memorial Association' met at the home of Mrs. J. H. Flet-1 cher on the evening of Wednesday,! August 6th, with a good attendance of members. The meeting was con ducted by the President, Mrs. Warner Ames. After the purpose of the As sociation was read, there was an in vocation by the Rev. R. W. Kirk patrick. Mrs. L. C. M. Smythe gave an abstract of the “Trial of Makemie at New York in 1707”, a book pub lished in 1707, and lent for this occa sion by the Historical Society of Philadelphia. Dr. Susie M. Ames then gave the probable history of this old volume, suggesting that it went from the Custis library on the Eastern j Shore, to that of George Washington, whose bookplate it contains. Then; followed a very lovely solo by Mrs. D. C. Wessells, accompanied by Miss, Mildred Grant. The business meeting was then; held. After a report by the Com mittee for placing a marker at the place where Makemie preached in Onancock, it was voted that this work be completed, and that follow ing this, the money and energy of the Association be expended in taking care of the grounds at the Makemie j Monument, provided the Historical: Society gives its consent. For the ensuing year, Mr. Stewart K. Powell was elected President; Dr. John W. Robertson, Vice-President; ■ Mrs. Roy D. White Treasurer. Three new members were reported, after which the meeting adjourned. CUT IN PRICES LEADS TO GYPSY FEUDS AT TASLEY Two to five year-old gypsy chil dren bore the brunt of a feud between two gypsy bands which pitched their tents in the colored fair grounds at Tasley and enraged parents of the i two tribes in their wrath against one another, tossed the gypsy kiddies through the air like balls. It all happened when a small tribe was granted a palm-reading conces sion Monday morning, and Monday afternoon a still larger band of aeventy-five came to give competi tion. A price war ensued, as one tribe cut the palm-reading price from j twenty-five cents to ten cents. There were heated arguments, and soon gypsy youngsters were picked up by the hair of the head and tossed around. All this was too much, and Edgar Thomas, manager of the fair called officers, and soon the wander-, era were on their way over new trails. SILK STOCKINGS ARE PREFERRED BY THIEVES I _ ! The advance in the price of silk stockings and their scarcity in Ches- 1 tertown has given rise to the “silk stocking” thief so branded by Sheriff Lee and his deputies who are looking for the suspect who raided a clothes line in the rear of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cooper on Philoso pher’s 'terrace here Saturday after noon and escaped with Mrs. Cooper’s j stockings. The thief may be the same one who I attempted to enter the home of Mrs. Nell C. Westcott, secretary of the Employment office, near the Cooper home on Saturday night. Mrs. West cott was awakened by a noise as if .someone was attempting an entry; but when she tried to investigate, the intruder had vanished. TRAFFIC LIGHTS TO BE INSTALLED AT BLADES i i Mayor Dai I S. llolt, ol Blades, an- Bounces that the town council has au thorized the purchasing of two traffic fights for use along the main highway through the town. The first will be in- j stalled this week at the intersection of South Market St. and Concord Rd., and the second will go into operation following the opening of school at the intersection of South Market St. Third St. The lights were bought following numerous complaints of speeding and luckless driving. South Market St. is also a part of Route 13, and traffic is very heavy along it. A number of minor accidents have occurred recent ly at the two intersections where these lights will be installed. 11l For The LABOR DAY HOLIDAY and for the Warm Weather Ahead TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR CLEARANCE SALE OF ALL SUMMER SHOES MODELS AND STYLES FOR EVERY MEMBER OF THE FAMILY NOW BEING OFFERED AT PRICES YOU MAY NEVER AGAIN DUPLICATE E, HOMER WHITE SHOE STORE STREET SALISBURY The MARYLAND TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION’S SLOGAN for the week is: I “DON’T RUSH—IT IS BETTER TO KILL TIME THAN j PEOPLE.” TOWSON YOUNGSTER IS KILLED BY SAND SLIDE A five-year-old boy was fatally in jured last Friday afternoon, when the foundation of a house caved in on him while he was playing nearby, and buried him beneath an enormous amount of sand. The victim of the tragic accident was John Zanino, of 7800 Eastern Ave. He was rushed to the City Hos pitals by his brother, who rescued him from beneath the sand, where he died a short time after admittance as i the result of severe head injuries. According to the police report, the ! 1 boy was playing on the foundation of j : a house under construction, with his ! two cousins, Sam Firenza, aged 6, | ! and Catherine Firenza, aged 8. The house was being built near the Zan- j ino home, the police said, and the chil dren were walking along the edge of the foundation when the accident occured. According to the police, the founda tion caved in without warning, bury ing the Zanino boy beneath the sand, j i The cries of the other two youngsters : attracted the attention of Larry Zan : ino, who rescued the youngster from the sand. DELAWARE’S GOVERNOR REQUESTS SLOWER GAIT Governor Walter W. Bacon, of Delaware, has requested all citizens and visitors to reduce their maxi mum driving speed to 45 miles an hour during the defense gasoline con servation emergency. The present speed limit in the state, increased by the last session of the Legislature, is 55 miles per hour. "We request,” the Governor said, “that our citizens and visitors to Del aware drive at a maximum speed of 45 miles per hour during this emer gency. We ask this in a spirit of co operation, believing that there may be some persons who do not yet under stand the danger to the national de fense effort that would result from a fuel shortage. “There is no question but that re duced speed and inspection and repair of automobile carburetion will con serve gasoline,” he declared. The Governor stressed that he wanted it understood that Delaware was making no attempt to prevent , its people from enjoying their vaca tions or depriving them of week-end f trips they have planned. “It is our intention in this request to assist in the conservation program t and at the same time to delay by the fuel saving that will result the time , when rationing may be enforced.” The Governor, observing that the various steps in the gasoline emer gency had so far brought some con fusion, said that one effect of his re quest would be to clear present doubts as to where responsibility rested for conservation. He said that it seemed difficult to expect the individual filling station ; operator to apply a 10 per cent cut in fuel to his customers. The Governor praised both drivers and filling station operators for their, cooperation so far, saying “The state' is proud of the action its citizens have i already taken. Now it is our hope that we will continue in this spirit i and will conserve gasoline without be- \ ing forced.” A request that all state-owned cars observe speed limits of 30 and 45 ! miles per hour except in emergencies for police patrol cars when on duty ! is expected at the Thursday meeting of which Francis V. du-Pont is , chairman. This request has been under con ! sideration since he discussed reduced speed for civilian motorists with other state officials several weeks ago, ! Governor Bacon said. HOT OFF THE GRIDDLE Use red and green peppers freely [ ] as a garnish for salads, use them in 1 j strips or make rings by cutting them ; across in thin slices; remove seeds _ and white membrane. Also, they may , be cut in fancy shapes with small vegetable cutters. WORCESTER DEMOCRAT, POCOMOKE CITY, MARYLAND Stockton News Mr. Jack Hancock of Boston, Mass, is spending a few days this week with the Messers Lyndon and Strayer Hancock. Mr. and Mrs. Elwin Pilchard of Wilmington, Del. spent the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Pilchard. Those entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sharpley Sun day were, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rounds and Miss Jean Smith of Salisbury, Mr. and Mrs. Kerbin Sturgis and Mrs. C. P. Hayman of Snow Hill, Mr. and 1 Mrs. Milton Barnes and daughter, | Phyllis of Girdletree. The Misses Louise Hancock and Barbara Cutright are spending a few i days this week with Miss Patsy ! Shockley in Salisbury. Mrs. W. H. Marshall of Balti i more is spending sometime with Miss Leona Collins. Mr. Anthony Di Stafeno and daughter Eva of Philadelphia came last week to spend their vacation with Mrs. Di Stafeno here. Miss Juanita Sturgis of Poco moke spent a part of last week with Miss Grace Pittit. The Messers Merrill Bromley, Harry Hammond and Raymond Day of Fort George G. Meade spent a part of the week with relatives here. ( Mrs. R. J. Taylor of Milling ton, Md. is spending sometime with Miss Sue Taylor. Dr. and Mrs. J. D. Dickerson and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Pruitt spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wharton, Jr. in Wilmington, Del. Miss Mary Jones and Miss Fan ny Watson of Drexil Hill, Pa., Mr. Ralph Messick and Mr. Charles Ed wards of Philadelphia were week-end visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cassius Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hall of Hailwood, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Jones were entertained at the home of Mrs. John Hyland and Miss Mary Hyland, Sunday. . Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Dryden and family spent several days last week in Washington and Mt. Vernon. The W. S. C. S. of the Stockton Methodist Church will meet with Mrs. Murry Simmons Thursday afternoon, September 4th. Mr. and Mrs. Emery Wills of Merchantsville, N. J., spent Suiday with Mrs. James Davis. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Stockton Fire Company will meet Wednesday evening September 3rd at the Fire House. The Misses Elizabeth Baylis and Elizabeth Payne of Wilmington are spending a few days with their par ents Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Baylis and Mr. and Mrs. Arven Payne. Last year fire took an estimated toll of $302,050,000 in property values. Carelessness was responsible for a large part of this loss. Your insurance should be safe, sound and adequate. Phone us for information L : H. Merrill Walters 1 201-203 Peninsula Buildinj Phone 208 ! MISS ATLANTIC OCEAN I' ; :: • .-rimr"" i I n mffmL ■ . • . •$ Crowned Miss Atlantic Ocean 1941 at the annual Atlantic City Steel Pier festivities, Elaine Kruse, 19, displays her shapely form in a bathing suit made with se.. shells from the Atlantic Ocean. Greenbackville Mr. and Mrs. H. K Greene and daughter of Miamia, Fla., are spend ing sometime with Mr. and Mrs. 1 Stanley Short. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Melven of Chin coteague, Va. and Mr and Mrs. Gor don West and son of Westover, Md., were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Harold McCleary. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Phillips and ' daughter, of Snow Hill visited Mr. . and Mrs. John A. Selby Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Risley of . Harrington, Del. spent the week-end t with Mr. and Mrs. Harris Bloxom. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pruitt, Miss ( Clauda Jones and Mr. Alvin Hickman . motored to Atlantic City, Sunday. i Mr. and Mrs. Rayburn Kelley and daughter, Dorothy, of Philadelphia, Pa., spent some time last week with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Chap man near town. j Mr. and Mrs. Graydon Tull of Cape Charles, Va., spent part of last week with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bundick of : Pocomoke City, Md., spent Sunday 5 with Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bundick. • Mrs. S. C. Jones of Wilmington, Del., Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilker son and children of Pocomoke City, 1 Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Bailey, Mr. and c Mrs. W. H. Merrill, Jr., were Sunday dinner guests in the home of Mr. and l- ■ ■ - \ • " numBER vou uihhl^ W&croxr if 0 r BEFORE IRUIBB (W BY DOING SO YOU MAY AVOID THE V ANNOYANCE OF WRONG NUMBERS Memory is often faulty—and faulty memory is responsible for many wrong numbers. The best of memories may recall a number as 4-3-2-1 when it is really 4-2-3-1. Save your time, and avoid inconvenience to others, by consulting the telephone directory before telephoning. NOTE: you’ll find a blank page in the front of the directory on which to write down number* you call § frequently. THE CHESAPEAKE AND POTOMAC TELEPHONE COMPANY g OF BALTIMORE CITY Pocomoke 9900 Clarke Avc. & Willow S Mrs. George D. Dryden. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Chapman and daughter, Norma, spent Sunday with Mr. Edwin Chapman at Newport News, Va. Little Miss Sara Lou McCleary is spending this week with her sister and brother in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Gor don West at Westover, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Colona and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Jones of Salis bury, Md., visited Mrs. W. D. Pilchard Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Bowden and children of Exmore, Va., spent Sun day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Miller Mathews. Mr. and Mrs. John Hudson of Point Farm and little Miss Nancy Richard son of Townsend, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Bert Davis of Keller, Va., Mr. Rich ard Belote of Exmore, Va., and Miss Ernestine Mears of Pungateague, Va. spent Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hudson. Mrs. Mary Davis of Keller, Va., is spending sometime with Mrs. Jane Sharpley in the home of Mr. and Mrs. j Lamson Justice. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sharp and children of Near Wilmington have re turned to their home. They were ac companied home by Mrs. Sharp’s mother, Mrs. George Mason. We have one of the finest eqnippe* plants on the Shore for turning oa high class printing. Cokesbury News j Mrs. Annie Merrill, who has been ; spending some time with relatives in ! Virginia and Pocomoke City, is now I at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J Ernest Long. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Adkins of Sal j isbury, Md. spent Sunday at the home of his brother, Mr. Johnny Adkins. Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Hottenstein and I Mrs. Ernest Long spent last Tuesday in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Atkinson and little daughter, Norma Fay attended the Birthday party given for Mr. Walter Martin at his home in Poco moke City, last Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Taylor and son, Jack, and I Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harris and two sons Gene and Bobby, were dinner : guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hargis. Tay ! lor at Withams, Va., last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Green and Mr. and Mrs. Travers Keyes of Cam bridge, Md., spent last Sunday with : - - 7 %e . / MRS. 1890: Electricity’s so clean and safe and cheap that some everyone will switch to switches and say farewell to flame! & MRS. 1941: Electricity’s so clean and safe and cheap that no winder 8,000,000 women have already switched to switches for cooking, as thsir grandmothers did for light! Less work flameless electric heat doesn’t bkilken pots and pans, s More free time ■ — automatic electric heat requires no stay-at-home watching. Better tasting foods radiant electric heat saves flavor^]uices, vitamins; makes baking always turn out right. Yes, the switch is t<f switches again, and I’m mighty glad I’ve twitched. f 7*4? KS FIRE WITHOUT THE FLAME + C&Oft ggjfi^ |iMl and Ckeap, like electric light + thats why HH yXte Sirit&A *6 sfe Slv&tc/teA There’s a cordial welcome qX awaiting: you at our store /^ where the new electric / ranges are on display. And / there’s welcome news on [_ the low price tags. V ( Bw Install an electric range \ and join the “Switch to Switches” today! CHANGE NOW TO A MODERN ELECTRIC RANGE Select The Range For Your Kitchen NOW! Eastern Shore Public Service (Reddy Kilowatt’s Headquarters) }t. ■ Friday, August 29,1941 ! Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Brettingham. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Thomas and son Walter, of Pocomoke City, visited Mr. and Mrs. George Merrill last | Sunday afternoon. Mrs. W. V. Taylor spent part of last week at Ocean City, Md. as guest of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harris, who were spending some time there. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Coinger are the proud parents of a baby girl born Tuesday morning, August 26 at their ' home here. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Thomas and daughter, Dorothy, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Thomas of Marion Sta., Md. 1 and Mr. and Mrs. Kerney Thomas of • Baltimore, Md., visited Mr. and Mrs. George Merrill, Monday night. Mr. Lee Beachamp is spending l some time with his uncle, Mr. Thomas l Beachamp at Chester, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harris and sons • spent Tuesday and Wednesday with ■ Mr. and Mrs. Earl Harrison at Kip topeake, Va. . The Women’s Christian Service So ■ ciety will meet with Mrs. James Cott i man, Tuesday, Sept. 2nd at 2.30 P.M.