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| LOCAL AND GENERAL j
Mrs. Paul Franklin was on the sick list last week, but is again able to be about. Miss Margaret Howatt, of Pitts burgh, is here until fall, a guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Howatt, Sr. L,ew Brenneman, of Water street, who was ill most of last week, has re sumed his duties as bar clerk at Hotel Gladstone. A. B. Aseltine, of Springfield, Mass., was in town on Monday evening as the guest of his friend, Paul Franklin, of The Spirit force. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Shaffer, of Oster burg, Pa., were last Sunday the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fresh, at their home on Frost Avenue. Miss Eula Arnold was the soloist at the First M. E. Church last Sunday. She sang “Homeland,” by Alfred Wooler. She has a fine soprano voice. J. J. Eowry, of near Pocahontas, Pa., and Noah Hershberger, of near Grantsville, were among the farmers transacting business in this city yes terday. Mrs. E. Brenneman and several of her children visited her parents, Mr. Mrs. Chas. Swauger, atNewGermany, one day last week. They made the trip in an automobile. Jesse Miller, a farmer residing near Pocahontas, Pa., was painfully, but not seriously injured during the past ' week while coming to Frostburg with a load of hay which upset. Miss Norma Haggerman of Pitts burgh, who is here visiting Miss Gold ie Bammert, sang at the evening ser vice of Zion Evangelical church last Sunday. She is a soprano singer of ■ exceptional ability and quality of 1 voice. Harry McCulloh, formerly a citizen . of Frostburg, Salisbury and Meyers- ! dale, but a resident of Cumberland during the past few years, has moved to Piedmont, W. Va., where he has I embarked in the undertaking bus iness. Miss Mabel Bivengood, who spent ‘ a week with her uncle and aunt, Ed- ‘ itor and Mrs. P. B. Bivengood, of 1 this city, returned to her home in Sal- : bury, Pa., via the Western Maryland ’ Railway and P. & M. trolley line, Fri- ‘ day last. ] Editor W. S. Bivengood, of the Mey- ( ersdale Republican, came over to , Frostburg last Sunday afternoon to j hear Pastor Russell lecture on “Arma- . geddon,” and incidentally to enjoy a . little visit with his brother, the editor j of this paper. Extra copies of last week’s Spirit were in great demand, and orders are ■ still coming for more, from various 1 parts of the country. Some of the orders are coming from people whom 1 the editor has never seen. The Junier Order Park Association , deserves commendation for prohibit ing a continuance of the vulgar and . degrading Tango dance at the weekly t Saturday evening dances in the park . pavilion. The Wednesday evening . dances have been discontinued al- , together. | The Christian Endeavor Society of , the Congregational Church was en- , tertained Monday evening at the home 1 of Mr. and Mrs. E- Davies, Hill street. 1 The affair was a sort of farewell gath- . ering. Mr. and Mrs. Davies will leave ; shortly to make their future home in • Florida. Blackberries sold as low as 10 cents per gallon in Frostburg this week, and they were plentiful at 20c. However, most of those who brought blackber ries to town sold them at 2Sc. per gal lon. It’s a fine thing that war prices do not rule on all commodities for the commissary department. The editor and his wife are under ob ligations to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fresh, two of their many good neighbors, for a delightful ride in their automobile, Monday evening. It was a delightful trip we had down the Pike to the Six- Mile house and return, and the old Pike was never in finer condition than now. A post card message from Post master Hanua, mailed to The Spirit last Friday while our big P. was down at Atlantic City wallowing in the surf and causing tidal waves that at times almost threatened the very existence of that famous town, bears this message: “The water is fine. Come down.” The editor felt like taking the advice, but didn’t have the price. “Bill” Craze fell off the “Water wagon” on Tuesday, after having been a well-behaved and very polite passenger on it for several weeks. JHe fell very hard, too, but we trust he will have the courage to get back on the wagon again and stay there the remainder of his life, for it’s a good vehicle to ride on, and besides, when “Bill” Craze is traveling on it, he is very genteel and polite fellow. John A. Knecht, of West Salisbury, Pa., was in this city yesterday. Mr. Knecht is an automoble agent and al so conducts an automobile livery. With him on his trip yesterday he had his uncle, Adam Khecht, of Baltimore, and Miss Nellie Statler, of Salisbury. The former was on his way home from a visit with relatives at West Salisbury, and was taken to Cumber land by his nephew, where he got aboard a train. The visitor many years ago resided on Keyser’s Ridge, in Garrett county, and often walked from there to Cumberland to transact business. The scenes along the old Pike, therefore, interested him great ly. Miss Statler came over from Sal isbury to spend a few days visiting friends in Frotburg. Col. Miller, of Meyersdale, Pa., was in this city last Sunday to hear Pas tor Russell. Mrs. Mary Robinson is visiting Mrs. J. H. Bepler, W. Main street. Mrs. Robinson is from Homestead, Pa. Miss Elsie Gore and Mrs. J. W. Doosing, who spent several weeks here with their aunt, Mrs. C. H. Wade, and Mrs. J. H. Bepler, returned home on Wednesday. Mrs. S. G. Hefelbower, of Cam bridge, Mass., and her sister, Miss Aminta Hitchins, of this place, are spending a vacation at a noted miner al-spring health resort at Kramer, Ind. The Spirit has just received from Prof Edward F. Webb an order for 500 catalogues for the Frostburg State Normal School for 1914-15. Nothing is too good for our excellent State Normal, and The Spirit will get out a nifty set of catalogues for that splen did institution. John Farrady and Tally Hanna have The Spirit’s thanks for new cash sub scriptions to the paper’s local list, for which The Spirit is thankful. Mr. Farrady and Tasker Bowndes, the lat ter a well-known attorney-jat-law, also have The Spirit’s thanks for two pub lic sale advertisements. The Spirit recently printed for Min nehaha Council, Degree of Pocahon tas, I. O. R. M., 200 copies of by-laws which said Council recently adopted. The order was placed by Mrs. James Parker, and the work was paid for with commendable promptness by the same good lady. Minnehaha Council has a beautiful name, and is made up of a mighty nice lot of improved In dian ladies. The following named Frostburgers went to Atlantic City last week : Mr. and Mrs. Ulysses Hanna, Mr. and Mrs. James Bruner, Mrs. Elizabeth Cassi dy, Mr. and Mrs. James Sleeman, also a brother and sister-in-law of Mrs. Sleeman whose names we have not learned, and the Misses Mary Griffith, Elizabeth Hartig, Pearl Kalbaugh, Matilda Crawford, Sarah and Grace Dando and their little niece, Sarah Dillon. The editor’s’’ friend, cousin and schoolmate, Senator N. George Keim, of Elkins, W. Va., sends word that he contemplates coming to Frostburg soon ta spend a few hours at The Spirit office to renew old acquaintance and talk over things pertaining to the past, present and future. Mr. Keim is now a candidate for Congress, an office he is eminently qualified to fill. Senator Keim is well and favorably known in Cumberland, where he taught school years ago and married Miss Emma Butler, a prominent Cum berland young lady. Albert Hill, one of the many bright young men that Frostburg has contrib uted to the business world, arrived here from Hershey, Pa., last Saturday night for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Hill, of Frost avenue. He will remain until next Mouday. The visitor is a salesman in the em ploy of the Hershey Choclate Co., and’ is a brother of Prof, Geo. W. Hill, a teacher in a great technical school at Harrisburg, Pa. The two brothers are both making good, and read The Spirit with much interest. The broth er who is here now was a welcome caller at The Spirit office on Tuesday morning, when he handed the editor the price of another year’s subscrip tion to the paper, saying as he did so -“You are getting out a good paper, and my brother and I are always eager to receive it.” I lt^(oIIPBOARF)l SERVING CLAMS TEMPTINGLY. LUNCHEON MENU. Grapefruit and Date Salad. Escaloped Clams. Potato Ribbons. Pulled Bread. Chocolate. ONLY the larger clams should be used for cooking. • The smaller ones have the finest flavor for eating raw. Clams may be cooked In a number of w-ays other than stewing or making Into chowder. Some ded clous ways are suggested here. Fried Golden Brown. Clam Fritters.—Take one pint clams, two eggs, one-third cupful milk, one and one-half cupfuls sifted flour, two teaspoonfuls baking powder, salt and pepper. Clean the clams, drain from their liquor and chop. Beat eggs until light, stir in milk and flour mixed and sifted with baking powder; then add chopped clams and season highly with salt and pepper. Drop by spoonfuls and fry In deep fat. Drain on brown paper and serve at once. Escaloped Clams—Take one quart of large clams, half pound of milk crackers. Ilun through the meat chop per Put a layer of crackers in a bak lng dish, then one of clams* with bits of butter and salt and pepper till you have used tdem all. Pour one quart of milk over all and bake In a hot oven. Served With Rolls. Boiled Clams.—Wash the shells clean and put the clams, the edges down ward, in a kettle; then pour about a quart of boiling water over them, cov er the pot and set it over a brisk fire for three-quarters of an hour. Pouring boiling water on them causes the shells to open quickly and let out the sand which may be in them Take them up when done, take off the black skin which covers the hard part, trim them clean and put them Into a stew pan. put to them some of the liquor in which they were boiled, put to it a good bit of butter and pep per and salt to taste, make them hot. serve with cold butter and rolls. | NEWS OF THE SPORT WORLD 1 Dick Rudolph Leads Great Boston Spurt. Photo by American Press Association. Dick Rudolph, the Boston Braves' star right hander and the most con sistent boxman on the club roster, has , played a leading part in the recent spurt of the Braves. 'lt took them just three playing days to climb from last place into the first division, break ing all previous records to smithereens. Freak Motorboat. A motorboat. In the construction of which all previous laws of hull and engine construction have been largely disregarded, will represent the Chi cago Yacht club at Cowes, England, in August in the contest for the Harmsworth trophy, emblematic of the world’s championship. The new boat. Disturber IV., owned by Commodore James A. Pugh, ac companied the latter when he sailed from New York on the Minnetonka on July 18. It weighs eight pounds per horse power, or eight pounds less than any other speed boat thus far constructed; it has an air pump with a pressure of eight pounds to the square inch, which is expected to furnish an air cushion between the hull and the water; it has twenty-four cylinders, developing 1,800 horsepower at 2,700 revolutions of the screw per minute. The boat weighs 14,400 pounds. Much weight has been saved in the selection of metal. The pistons, for instance, are of magantium, weighing one-third of the same quantity of steel. The propellers have thirteen inch blades with sixty inch pitch, which, it is calculated, will give the boat a five foot jump at each revolution. Fear New Steel Boom. On account of possible trouble with the sloop’s compass the new steel boom that was built for the Vanitie may not be used in any of her races. Her present hollow spruce boom is less than 100 pounds lighter than the steel spar, but the wooden boom is springy and not as stiff as the other one. The extra weight is distributed close to the deck and makes little difference in the boat’s speed in either light or heavy weather. It was reported in yachting circles that Addison G. Hanna, a well known amateur helmsman, had again been asked to sail the Vanitie in the forth coming trial races. Dreyfuss Promises Action. President Barney Dreyfuss of the Pittsburgh Baseball club is going to use drastic measures if the Pirates do not get out of the slump in which they have fallen. With the club hovering around last place the team is facing a storm of criticism from the patrons. President Dreyfuss is credited with having stated that he believes the play ers are not trying to win. It is rumor ed that he has asked for waivers on eleven members of his squad, and among those who are nominated to go are five regulars. He intends to get rid of all the players who are breeding discontent on the team. Collins Will Stick With Athletics. Eddie Collins has signed a long term contract to continue his labors for the Athletics. Neither Mack nor Collins would say how long the contract runs or the sum the player is to get each year, but it was said that he received a substantial boost over his present stipend, which is SO,OOO per annum. Collins was one of the stars the Fed- rf eral league was said to be hot after, and one story had it that the nimble second baseman had an offer of a two year contract calling for SII,OOO a year, with a $3,000 bonus to sign. William Sets World’s Record. The Indiana colt. William, set a new world’s record for four-year-old pacers at Cleveland when he beat Dr. Burns, Jr., in the first heat of the 2:05 pace In 2:02. The former record was 2:02% made by Braden Direct at Lexington in 1912. Senators Buy Mitchell. Mike F. Mitchell, an outfielder of the Pittsburgh Nationals, has been bought by Manager Griffith of the Washington Americans. The recent injury of Clyde Milan. Washington’s center fielder, will keep him out of the game a month. All of our subscribers who have re ceived the four magazines seem to like them. Some have told us they don’t see how we can do if. You can get the four magazines by paying on ly 18 cents extra when renewing your subscription to The Spii-it. tf. IT’S SURE A TREAT to read the sheet by “Uncle Pete.” No. 9. Mechanic street. Subscribe now. HONESTLY NOW, if you are read ing a borrowed copy of your home paper, doesn’t it make you feel cheap? THE FROSTBURG SPIRIT, FROSTBURG, MD. PARKER HOSIERY MILL. Visit to a Flourishing Local Indus try, aud Thoughts Inspired by the Visit. Several days ago we visited the Parker Hosiery Mill, a flourishing young industry of this city, which is growing in a most satisfactory man ner. This concern was established here several years ago by H. A. V. Parker, of Portsmouth, Va., and op erated on a small scale. But the bus mess soon grew to proportions of con siderable magnitude, and from time to time new machinery has been add ed in order to handle the factory’s rapidly increasing trade. Considerable local capital is invest ed in the factory, and lately a great deal of new machinery has been add ed to the plant. Still more machines are to be installed as fast as they can be had from the manufacturers. At present the factory employs over 250 people, and has a capacity of 600 dozen pairs of hose per day. The weekly pay roll is over $450.00. Most of the employes are girls, but some boys are also employed. The average wage earned by the girls and boys is anywhere from $6.00 to SB.OO per week. One girl occasion ally earns as mnch as $ll.OO per week. The earnings depend on the expert ness of the machine operators. The Parker Hosiery Mill is worth considerable to Frostburg, and it has demonstrated that this is an ideal town for manufacturing, as abun dance of help can be secured here, and all other conditions are very fav orable for the lighter branches of manufacturing. What Frostburg needs is a good, live board of trade or chamber of com merce. One made up of live, public spirited men, who not only talk for Frostburg and all its legitimate indus tries, but who strive to build up all worthy local concerns, including the local newspaper, which is the strong est agency in the community for the up-building of the town. We need a board of trade free from the microbe kind of citizens that pretend to be very loyal to the town, but who never do a thing to encourage the home pa per, but on the contrary send their printing to “Cheap John” outside concerns. The old board of trade had some members of that class who did their full share toward starving The Spirit’s predecessor, the Mining Jour nal, to death. Yes, Frostburg needs more local in dustries and fewer mossbacks and croakers who spend much of their time knocking and boycotting some of the worthy young industries the town al ready has. Our good old town also needs a considerable number of funer als among that class, for the good of the community. If each worthy local industry will loyally stand by efery other worthy local industry, and the citizens and businessmen of Frostburg loyally and energetically stand back of them all, try to build them up and induce other needed industries to locate here, Frostburg will soon develop into twice as good a town as it now is. HOW WRONG IMPRESSIONS ARE SOMETIMES FORMED. Two Salisbury Men Who Looked Warm and Thirsty and Talked of Buying “Five Gallons for the Home Trip.” The motives of men cannot always be judged by their conversation. Here * is a case to prove it : ~ Last Friday afternoon there came , to Frostburg from Salisbury, Pa., in 1 an automobile, Superintendent H. H. Lang, of the Twentieth Century Man- ufacturing Co., of that place, and Samuel E. Engle, assistant superin- tendent of the same concern. , Now, these men are known over at * u Salisbury as sober and devout Chris- tians, but imagine the editor’s surprise when he saw them standing about midway between Morton’s garage and the saloon conducted by Ed. Jenkins. ' In fact, they were just a little bit ' nearer to the saloon than to the gar- t age, and that fact, coupled with the \j fact that both of them were looking W warm and thirsty, (the day was very v sultry) while at the same time dis- „ cussing “how much they would ' to go home on,” made things look I rather suspicious from a temperance man’s standpoint. V Said Mr. Bang to his companion— * “Sam, I think three gallons is all we’ll need for the home trip.” ’ “No, sir,” responded Engle, “we ought to get at least five gallons.” ij “Well, what will it cost?” said Mr. Bang. v “It doesn’t matter what it will cost,” ~ said Engle. “It’s five gallons we ' want, and five gallons we’ll have.” * Then both men edged a little near- \ er to the saloon, still discussing the matter. “Horrors!” said thp editor to * himself. Could it be possible that ~ two men who are regarded as para- ’ gons of virtue and sobriety at home, * would feel the need of from three to lj five gallons of booze as soon as they V got as far away from home as Frost- v burg? Their conversation and the v place where it occurred, all indicated ' that very thing, but just as the editor ' was about to step up and post them ' concerning all the best brands of 1 Frostburg booze and the prices there of, a duty he felt that he owed to two 1 thirsty-looking pilgrims from an ad ’ joining state, they suddenly turned, walked into Morton’s garage and pur chased five gallons of gasoline where , with to supply the gas necessary to . run their automobile. Really, a man can’t always tell just what meaning there is in a conversa ■ tion overheard. i L WE ALWAYS NEED THE MONEY you owe ue on subscription. The Citizens National Bank, FROSTBURG, MD. A Roll of Honor Bank A “Roll of honor Bank” is one pos _ ... tfrn AAA sessing Surplus and Profits in excess of Gtipiull, . . . $50,000 Capital, thus giving tangible evidence Siuplus and Profits, $82,000 Assets Over . . $850,000 T 7 proud position. WE ARE AMONG THE NUMBER. We Cordially Invite You to Do Your Banking With Us. D. ARMSTRONG, \E\ FRANK WATTS, President. Cashier. The Willingness to Serve. The Equipment to Serve Weil. § it 0 a 0 m Buyers to Share in Profits M Lower Prices on Ford Cars £ X Effective from August 1, 1914, to August 1, 1915, and guaranteed 0 against any reduction during that time: 0 Touring Car - - - $490 ill §? Runabout - 440 J 5 X_' “ ‘ 0 Town Car - 090 a F. O. B. Detroit, all cars fully equipped. (In the United States of America only) p 0 Further, we will be able to obtain the maximum efficiency in our /!!( 01 factory production, and the minimum cost in our purchasing and a 0 sales departments if we can reach an output of 300,000 cars be -0 tween the above dates. m 0 fib And should we reach this production, we agree to pay as the buyer’s share from S4O to S6O per car (on or about August 1, 1915) to every retail buyer who purchases a new Ford car between Aug. 1, 1914, and Aug. 1, 1915. 0 lor further particulars regarding these low prices and profit-sharing plan, |J| see the nearest Ford Branch or Dealer. . I JAMES MORTON, Agent, jj | Frostburg, Md. TERRITORY: —Includes all of Allegany County, Maryland, between Mt. Savage and 01 Westernport and Piedmont, in Mineral County, West Virginia. 0 SPECIAL, NOTICE: —There are now on display at the Morton Garage five slightly *s® used Ford Touring Cars which will be sold at big reductions. 0n MeCiiailiC Strßet aD<l ateF ~ Telephone Ho. 28-K ,J I' Man Outflies tha Birds. Compared with an aeroplane ascent of 15,000 feet, the common birds are mere groundlings, for generally they fly at no greater height than 300 feet. When migrating, however, they mount higher, though even then the wild goose (the loftiest of them) seldom reaches 2,000 feet The highest flier in the world Is the great condor, which toms*! mas rises five miles. Bread From Bawduat. In Germany there Is said to be a bakery that turns out 20,000 loaves of sawdust bread dally and finds a ready market for the output. Although this "wooden bread” Is Intended for con sumption by horses only, It la claimed by the manufacturers that In case of famine It would furnish a nutritious and highly satisfactory food for hu man beings. The Cautious Tailor. "Now, look here, Snlpperton,” plead ed Hackley, "why can't you be patient with this old bill of your* T I’m going to be married In the fall to a girl who's worth her weight In gold.” "That’s all right, Mr. Hackley,’’ r* turned Snipperton; "but Is she going to be worth my wait In gold? Hon much does she weigh ft—Judge’s I a brarv.