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RISING SUN W. 0. T. U.
The Rising Sun W. C. T. U. met at the home ot Mrs. Jennie IV. Tay lor, Thursday afternoon, with sev enteen members present. Mrs. Wil liam M. Pogue presiding. Devo tional was led by Mrs. Willis L. Ely, singing “Some Glad Day.’ Scrip ture reading, St. Luke 8:1-25, fol lowed with the Lord's Prayer. Singing, “Lead On, O King Eternal." Minutes of the January meeting were read by the secretary,, Mrs. Clara B. Keen. Reports of the Treasurer and correspondirg secre tary were given. Two petitions were circulated and signed, against the granting of liquor licenses, and against the use of girls pictures in advertising for cigarettes and li quors. A Frances Willard Memor ial program was in chaige of Mrs. Charles S. Pyle, as follows: Sing ing, “O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee;” Scripture Mosais (passages Miss Willard underlined in her Bible) were read by each one pres ent; Prayer was offered by Mrs. Mary Garvin; remarks on the out standing Memorial to Frances Wil lard in my state, and why: a poem to Miss Willard was read by Mrs. Edwin Haines; reading, The Secret of Her Influence, by Mrs Pyle; Quartette, “We Are Coming, Dear Leader,” by Mrs. M. U. Zimmerman, Mrs. A. B. Frye, Mrs. Ann Haines and Mrs. Charles S. Pyle;The Hu maness of Frances Wiliard, was read by Mrs. A. B. Frye; interesting sketch of Frances Willard’s life was read by Mrs. Pyle. After the offer ing the meeting closed with singing. A delightful social hour followed, refreshments were served by Mrs. Clara B. Keen, Mrs. Mary Gaivin and Mrs. Elwood Brown. ■ O- PLACED ON RAILROAD HONOR ROLL J. E. Gillespie, 69, of Perryville, after 45 years service with the Pennsylvanio Railroad, has been re tired and placed on the honor list of the company. His retirement took effect on Thursday, Feb. 1. Mr. Gillespie is a lifelong resident of Perryville. He entered the ser vice of the company there as regu lar yard brakeman on July 17, 1888. On January 1, 1893, he was pro moted to extra yard flagman and seven years later was given a post as extra yard conductor. He was promoted to the position as yard conductor on August 5, 1901. Benjamin R. Bacon, engineman, Maryland Division, Pennsylvania Railroad, has been presented with a 50-year gold service button by G. S. West, superintendent, at Division Headquarters, Wilmington. Mr. Bacon was born in Newark and entered the service as a mes senger, Jan. 28, 1884; was promot ed to fireman Dec. 17, 1899. His service covered freight, local pas senger and yard freight service, in which latter position he is still ac tive. 0 MARYLAND TERCENTENNIAL The fact that the St. Mary'b Coun ty Tercentenary Committee will join the Maryland Tercentenary Commis sion in the June 20th celebration at Bt. Mary’s City of the founding of Maryland, will, it is said, make the event more notable than otnerwise would have been possible. The dominating feature of the program will be a pageant and the St. Mary’s County Committee has announced that it will invite every other coun ty to take part in it, so that the oc casion may have a truly State-wide significance. R Bennett Darnall, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Commission, attended a conference of the St. Mary’s County Commit tee in Leonardtown last Friday. His report of the proceedings was highly enthusiastic and he was em phatic in stating that the coopera tion of the county group would do more than anything else to assure the success of the observance. He Mid that this group had adopted plana tor the appointment of various sub-corn mitt see and that it would laave nothing undone to uphold Southern Maryland reputation for hospitality. Houses in the vicinity pi St. Mary's City and throughout the county will he thrown open for tte reception of visitoras. , Everything possible. Dr. Dornail added, will be done both y the Geaaty Committee and the Tercen toaary Commission, not only for eajoymeat of the celebration but In the internets of public safety and health. The State Reeds Commits lon Is temglsUag work that will greatly aaeOitate handling of the great •IW el trait expected and the fMM Department of Health has as um do evsmhtag seceeesry'e^geed COLORA 0 Mrs. Wm. T. Jenness returned to her home here last Wednesday from the Maryland General Hospital, Bal timore. The Ladles Aid of Mt. Pleasant M. E. Church, will meet with Mrs. j Walter Nesbitt Mt. Pleasant, Wed-1 nesday evening, Feb. 21st. Colora Woman’s Club contemplate I holding a covered dish luncheon early next month. Mr. and Mrs. Duff have gone to housekeeping n Port Deposit. Mrs. | Duff had been spending some time with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Cecil. Mrs. Howard Pierce Mt. Pleasant was given a surprise last Friday evening In honor of her birthday. Howard Nlckle returned to his home at Trainor, Pa., on Sunday af ter spending a week with h:s grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Worth ington and his Uncle Carey Foard and family. Master Donald MacClure, of West Nottingham, was the guest of Rod ney Gray, Sunday. Mrs. W. N. Wilson enjoyed a week-end visit with her daughter Mrs. Helen Bennett and family in Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Harman Matthews attended the funeral of Mis. John Cavanaugh, in Elkton last Saturday. Mrs. Annie Tyson, of Chester, is spending some time here at the dome of her brother William T. Jenness. Miss Elizabeth Lamm spent last week at the Cavanaugh home in Elkton. Mrs. John H. Blackburn is num bered among the indisposed at this .ime. Little Ernest Coulson, West Not tingham, had his face bruised and skinned, the result of two .-oasting accidents. The pupils of the school here are 3till enjoying good coasting during „he noo nhour and recess in J. H. Blackburn’s field adjoinii.g the school grounds. James V.' Reese, Wilmington, spent the week-end at his home at Mt. Pleasant. Mrs. A. H. Hibshman ir, again poorly. MRS. CAROLINE L. CAVANAUGH Mrs. Caroline Lamm Cavanaugh, wife of John Cavanaugh, formerly of this passed away at her home in Elktpn, Wednesday, Feb. 7th, from a complication of di seases, in her 69th year. Her par ents were the late Emmanuel and Sarah Ramsey Lamm, of near West Nottingham. The deceased was a member of the Elkton Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband and a daughter, Mits Sadie Cavanaugh; also by a naif-brother and a half-sister, Miss Elizabeth Lamm, Colora, and William Lamm, New York. Funeral services were held at her late home on Saturday at 1:00 p. m., in charge of her pastor, Rev. William W. Thompson, pastor of Elkton Presbyterian Chuich, as sisted by her former pastor Dr. John McElmoyle, of Wayne, Pa. The in terment was made in West Notting ham cemetery. o FILES SUIT FOR DIVORCE On the grounds of desertion and abandonment, Mrs. Alice Green Rei molt, of Elkton, through hoi coun , sel, Henry L. Constable, has filed suit in the Circuit Court for Cecil County for an absolute divorce from her husband, Frederick Reiicolt. The couple was married on July 26, 1930, in Harford county, \nd lived together In Havre de Grace for six weeks according to the bill, when her husband abandoned net “with out just cause and reason” and “de clared his intention to live with her no longer.” The abandonment has been continued uninterruptedly for more than three years and me sep aration of the parties is Deyond any reasonable expectation of reconcil iation, it is alleged. , —O Preliminary flguers compiled by Kenneth J. Seigworth, foresier for ! the University of Maryland Exten sion Service, show that 111 '’res oc curred on the Eastern Shore during 1933, just half the number fur 1932. The average fire covered 12 acres as compared with 16 acres the year be fore—the two blemishes on an otherwise excellent record having been a 100 acre fire in Queer: Anne’s county and a 75 acre fire in Somer set county during the past fall. Ac cording to Mr. Seigworth the area I burned on the Eastern Shore was lean than two tenths of one per cent of the total wooded area. o Every day is the pupil of the day before. - o A proud mind and a poor purse are ill met. n”°pri™ a “ a °° “ qVr ieC ° mea A book k * ~t —rentable THE MIDLAND JOURNAL, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1054 DEATHS JUDGE HENRY ARTHUR STUMP Judge Henry Arthur Stump, dean of the Supreme Bench, of Baltimore in service as well as age, died at his home Saturday afternoon. Hr would j have ceiebratbed his 77 th birthday I on Tuesday. The Jurist was injured lv a fall | recently and had been couttned to | his home at 1034 North Calvert St., j for the past several days. It was : not thought, however, that his con dition was serious. Born at Perry Point, Cocil county, in 1857, Judge Stump acquired his education from tutors and private schools and later attended St. John's College at Annapolis, from which he was graduated In 1873. Following his graduation he read law in the offices of his brother, Fred Stump, in Cecil county. Ad mitted to the bar in 1881, he set up offices in Baltimore with Henry D. Harlan and James P. Gorter, both of them subsequently Judges of the Court of Appeals. After Judge Gorter was appointed to the bench in 1907, Judge Stump became associated in his law practice with the late Mayor Thomas G. Hayes. He was appointed to a va rancy on the Supreme bench in May 1910, by the late Austin L. Croth ers, former Governor of Maryland. In November, 1911, Judge Slump entered the general elections and was elected for a term of fifteen years. When his term expired in 1926, it was extended by the State Legisla ture until 1931. In 1931 his term again was extended by the Legisla ture beyond the age limit set by law, which is 70 years. During all his years on the bench, Judge Stump wa3 obliged to be away from active duty only once on account of illness. This occur red in 1930, when he was ill for a few weeks. He was a son of the late John and Mary Alicia Stump, of Perry Point, and is survived by his wife, Mrs. Carrie T. Hiegel Stump. Services were held at the home of deceased on Tuesday at 12 noon. Burial private. WILLIAM S. SMITH William S. Smith, aged 7o years, died Sunday, Feb. 11, at his home, 2137 Linden ave, Baltimore from heart trouble, after an illness ‘ of about one week. He was a native of near Darling ton, Harford county, but had re sided in Baltimore for, years, where he held a responsible position with the United. States Fidelity ano Guar antee company. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Han nah Hughes Smith, and one daugh ter, Mrs. Helen Reynolds, wife of Norris J. Reynolds, of Rising Sun; also two brothers, Archer Smith, of Lancaster, Pa.,, and Barrett Smith, of East Orange, N. J. Funeral services were held at his late home on Tuesday morning, at 11:00 o’clock, and intermeot made in Rock Run cemetery, Harford 'county. BENJAMIN VANSANT Benjamin Vansant was found in a dying condition on the floor, in the kitchen of his home, near Sylmar, on Saturday morning by Blaine Mc- Vey, who had become concerned and went to investigate when Mr. Vans ant had failed to deliver milk to the creamery, as was his custom. The stricken man did not regain consciousness but lingered until Saturday night, when ,he passed away. Mr. Vansant lived alotie on his farm a short distance from Sylmar. He had been at the store of Arthur Reynolds, in the village Friday eve ning, and complained of not feeling well, but when it was suggested some one walk home with him, stated he thought he would be all right by morning, and left for home. The supposition is he was 'tricken after reaching his home and fell unconscious to the kitchen floor, where he lay all night, with the thermometer near zero, the conse quent exposure to the severe weath er ha stoning his death. The deceased was 68 years of age. He was the .son of the late James and Amanda Paxton Vansant, was born and spent his entire life at Sylmar, were he followed farming. Since the death some years ago, of his wife, who was Miss Grace Phillips, of Rising Sun, he had lived alone. One-.daughter survives, Mrs. Grace Montgomery, of near Colora. The funeral was held Tuesday af ternoon with services at Sylmar M. E. Church and interment in West Nottingham Presbyterian cemetery. Each pound of fish caught by an angler represents an expsuditure of $3.00. rig,;- <■■■— Q | Greatest achievement of man’s leisure: To find a kind of enter tainment that really entertains him instead of killing time, jjsas's'* a* i ■ .. . ' - ... NINTH DISTRICT FARMERS’ CLUB February Meeting Held At Calvert At Home of W. R. Little The Ninth District Farmers’ Club met with Mr. and Mrs. William R. Little, of Calvert, on Feb. 7, with Dr. Charles F. Miller presiding. The morning meeting was opened by singing “America The Beautiful” and “Loves’ Old Sweet Song.” Roll call was answered by each raemaer, giving a quotation from Longfellow. Minutes of the last meeting were road and approved. Mrs. Elisha Kirk was welcomed as a new mem ber. Dr. D. B. McDowell gave an interesting Itemized account of the expenditures of running his farm and the amount sold from the farm; the balance a good sum, proving Mr. McDowell knows how to run a farm. He believes in buying high priced reed for his cows, 32 per cent. Mr. C. P. Turner Sparks, Maryland, has a herd of forty cows, said he. bought one third 32 per cent to nPx with home grown feed. Miss Cook reported the electrical meeting held at Calvert, Jan. 30, was attended by sixty Homemakers of Cecil county. Mr. Pierson, of the Philadelphia Electric Company gave the demonstration. Mr. J. Z. Miller spoke about the 25 per cent reduction of hogs and 20 to 30 per cent reduction on acre age of corn and said it would be more fully explained at the meetings to be held soon. Messrs. T. K. Mc- Dowell, Howard Brown and Ralph Wilson told about being at he Har risburg Farm Show. Mr. Ralph England and Mr. Howard Brown were appointed on the inspection committee. We adjourned for din ner. Mr. Morris asked the bles sing. After a bountiful dinner and pleasant social hour, the afternoon meeting opened by singing “Carry Me Back to Old Virginny. ’ The In spection committee gave their re port. Mrs. Fassitt at the piano ac companied by Mrs. Little on the violin gave us a beautiful musical program, playing the three famous minuets. Beethoven’s Minuet in G. Mozart’s from Don Juan and Pader enskl’B. Mr. C. R. Turner representing the Farm Credit Administration, was introduced, he spoae about the Federal Land Bank, Production Credit Corporation, Federal Credit Bank and cooperative bank, and answered questions. The second part of the musical program followed, Mr. Little play ing the Harmonica instead of the vi olin. Playing several schottische, followed by the male quartet sing ing. Mr. D. B. McDowell spoke about attending the Farm Bureau meeting in Baltimore. Mrs. Fassitt in her pleas, ng way, gave a vivid description of the Farm Bureau Banquet and the entertain ment. After singing “Little Brown Church In the Vale,” we adjourned to meet with Mr. and Mrs. David B. McDowell, March 7. o ALBERT T. ABERNATHY Albert T. Abernathy, age 61, fun eral director, former pasi great sachem of Council of Maryland Red Men, and one of the bast known lodgemen of the Del-Mar-Va penin sula, died at his home in Cherry Hill, Feb. 8, following a long period of Illness from diabetis. He had been unconscious for two davs prior to his death. Mr. Abernathy was a native of Harford county, but come to this county when a young man. He was superintendent of the Cocil county asylum for a number of yea-a. He was an active member of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Cherry Hill and a charter member and former director of the Kiwanis Club of Elkton. He was likewise a director in the State Funero 1 Direc tors’ Association of Mai >land, and president of the Susquehanna Build ing and Loan--Association of Cecil county. M?. Abernathy is survived by his* wife, Mrs. Florence H. Abernathy, a son, William P. Abernathy, of Ches ter, Pa., and a daughter, Mrs. Anne E. Janney, of Andora. Funeral services were held at hie late home at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon with interment in Cherry Hill M. E. cemetery. ! O The acreage of asparagus avail able in Maryland this coming spring will be about 2,280 acres, O'-cording to Richard C. Ross, agricultural sta tistician tor. the Maryland Crop Re porting Service. This is about three per cent larger than the 1933 acreage, most of the increase hav ing accurred in Cecil cenuty. Total acreage for the United States is placed by Mr. Ross at 111,- 490 acres or about four percent less than in 1933. Practically all the decrease has occurred In California, where two-thirda of the total crop la ... ' 1 A An Equal Chance For All Children Is The Plea Of I 8 Cecil County 1 s Neglected Children j And Their Chance Depends On Your Contribution To The \ Children Of Cecil County \ Give During The Campaign! ij February 12— -March 2, 1934 (Children’s Aid Society Of Cecil County \ (Advertisement by Courtesy of The Midland Journal) l \ /XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXVXVXXXXX.XXNX £ WORLD HISTORY IN THE MAK ING—THAT’S OUR “WEEKLY NEWS REVIEW” The people of the United States became world-conscious with the plunging of this country into the world war. Ever since that time .hey have realized that the United States, with all of its so-called isola .ion, is concerned with world affairs, ind they have a deep interest today n those current events that are making history in all countries on he globe. It is world history in the making that we are giving to our readers every week in our “Weekly News jpPpPplsl ■fe ' sX/' J ZA; * v* * a v . . \ EDWARD W PICKARD Review,” written by Edwara Pick ard. This is an editorial interpretation of today’s history-making e-ents in our own country and throughout the world, of events that have an influ ence, directly or indirectly, on our selves. It covers the kind of events that intelligent citizens talk about, -hat they wish to be informed about, so they may talk intelligent-y. Edward W. 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JENNIE TAYLOR Licensed Funeral Director Gentleman Embaimei Li censed for Maryland and Pennsylvania. Dignified service given all calls night or day. Phone 122 Rising Sun. Md Cor. N. Queen & VVai. Sts. West Nottingham Presbyterian Church Hev A. H HtbshmaD Ph. D.. Pastor Sunday School 10:00 A. A* Worship 11:00 A. M. Young People's Meeting 7 • 30 P. M. these services Dr. Hibshman’s subject for next Sunday will be “A Short Bed and a Narrow Cover.” o a CARD OF THANKS I wish to express my thc.nks for the many kindnesses shown during the illness of my father Also for the sympathy extended at his death, j the automobiles furnished at the ' funeral and the beautiful floral of ferings. Mrs. Samuel Knable. O ■ . - f ■ Don't be too deeply interested in the affairs of others and you won'| want to rtf ora them, _