Christmas Day marked the fiftieth
anniversary of the first mass that was *
offered in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, f
of this city, the Rev. William H. 1
Gross, C. SS. R., officiating as cele- 1
brant. It is proposed by the pastor, *
the Rev. Joseph P. Nolan, to cele- '
brate the Golden Jubilee of the '
church the first Sunday in June. The f
summer time has been selected on ac- (
count of the weather in December 1
being usually of an inclement nature, *
which would interfere with the at- *
tendance. Also, it being Christmas s
Day, pastors whom Father Nolan ex
pects to be present at the event, would i
not come on account of the services 1
in their own churches.
The masses on Christmas were held 1
at 6:00, 8:00 and 10:00 a. m. At the 1
six o’clock mass the pastor delivered i
a discourse on the subject, “The In
carnation of Christ.” A young choir (
of 40 voices, trained by the pastor,
sung Battenan’s mass in F., “Adeste j
Fidelis,” by Nevelle, “Noel,” by ]
Adam, and “Glory Be to God.” The (
annual Christmas treat to the children
of the parish and Sunday-school was
given in St. Mary’s Hall on the after-
noon of Christmas Day. The hall was
yery beautifully decorated for the oc
casion, and a very delightful program
of Christmas songs and recitations ]
was rendered by the pupils of the (
The following officers of Rising Sun
Dodge, No. 86, Knights of Pythias,
were elected to serve for the ensuing
C. C.—Oscar Metz. ‘
V. C.—Samuel B. McFarland.
Prelate—George S. Whitefield.
N. W.—Ellis G. Bowers. i
M. T Edward Gardner. 1
K. of R. and S Robert Hamilton. i
M. of F John W. Quinn. !
M. of E William Marshall. <
I. G John J. Green. 1
O. G—Peter Fisher.
Trustee—Christopher Ford. i
Representatives to the Grand Lodge <
—A. G. McFarland and James Mat- ]
Mrs. William Yammer, 37 years of 1
age, died at her home, near Cumber- 1
land, Wednesday of last week, of 1
heart trouble. The body was brought <
here for interment, the funeral having i
taken place on Saturday. She was a
daughter of Mrs. Joseph Harris, who :
left here about three years ago, and is
survived by her husband and one ;
child. Interment in Allegany Ceme
tery, Frostburg, Sunday, Rev. J. M. :
Wheeler, pastor of the M. E. Church,
The Cumberland & Westernport
Electric Railway Company presented
to each one of their employees a fine
turkey for a Christmas present. It
required over 1,000 pounds of turkey
to re-.ch around.
Jai es Bradley, a student of the
Maryland Agricultural College, is
spending the Christmas holidays as
the guest of his parents.
Miss Lilly Cutter is spending the
holiday vacation as the guest of par
ents and friends. Miss Cutter teaches
in the public schools of Garrett coun
ty, being in charge of the Bittinger
Mrs. M. F. Cline, of Detmold, is en
tertaining her son, Walter Cline, who
came all the way from Seattle, Wash.,
to pass the holidays.
Word has been received here that
James Darnley, of Meyersdale, Pa.,
and whose mother resides here, is
compelled to lay off from his work as
an enginser on the Baltimore & Ohio
railroad on account of a nervous
affection of one of his arms. Mr.
Darnley is a member of the Town
Council of Meyersdale, serving his
second term, having been elected last
fall in the face of the most stubborn
John Somerville, who is attending
St. John’s College, Annapolis, is
spending the holidays as the guest of
relatives and friends.
Gerald Pell, of Detroit, Mich., is
visiting his brother, P. C. Pell, of
Miss Dora Eichhorn and Mrs. Philip
Gerlach, of Frostburg, were guests of
relatives and friends here recently.
John Cosgrove, aged 48 years, died
Saturday, of pneumonia, at his home
in Detmold. The funeral was held
on Monday at 9 a. m., from St. Mary’s
church. He is survived by his widow
and three children. Interment was
in Allegany Cemetery, Frostburg, at
11 a. m.
Miss Emma Kirkwood, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. James Kirkwood, Det
mold, and John Smith, son of Mrs.
William Smith, of the same place,
were united in marriage at the Pres
byterian manse, by Rev. H. L. Ear
nest, Friday of last week. The groom
is employed by the Detmold Mining
Company. They will reside here.
David Dixon, of Charleroi, Pa., is
spending the holidays with relatives
and friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. August Hohing have
as their guest their son, William Hoh
ing, of Youngstown, Ohio.
Miss Edith Reed, of Pittsburgh,
Pa., is the guest of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Reed.
Thomas Fisher, of Baltimore, Md.,
and his brother, John Fisher, of De
troit, Mich., are guests of their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Fisher.
Miss Jane Brown, of McKeesport,
Pa., is a holiday guest of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Brown, of Gil
Misses Lilly and Virginia Neff and
Inez Devore attended the dance given
by the members of the Order of the
Eastern Star at Lonaconing on Mon
day evening last.
The members of the Eckhart Social
Club on Christmas Day distributed
good cheer among a number of the
poor, but worthy children of the
neighborhood ijj the shape of several
baskets of Christmas goodies. This
was the first attempt along this line
by the members of the club as an or
ganization, and the same was so suc
cessful and productive of such excel
lent results that it was determined
that this added charitable feature will
be carried out upon a much larger
scale at future holiday occasions.
Gladstone McGinn and Annie Hols
inger were united in marriage at the
home of the bride’s mother, Mrs.
John Holsinger, on Christmas Day,
by Rev. John A. Grose, pastor of the
M. E. Church, of this place. They
will reside here.
Among others home for the holi
days are the following : Edward Duf
fy, Connellsville,Pa. ; William Vocke,
Barberton, O. ; David Holsinger,Pitts
burgh, Pa. ; Enoch Logsdon and
George Dundon, Jr., Akron, O.
John Holsinger and Genevieve Bri
ner were married at St. Michael’s
Catholic Church, Frostburg, Christ
mas Day. The attendants were Dr.
and Mrs. George H. Wilson. For the
present Mr. and Mrs. Holsinger will
reside at the home of the bride’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Steven Briner.
William Parker has returned to
Pittsburgh, Pa., after spending
Christmas with her mother here.
Mrs. William Blank and children,
of Roanoke, Va., are guests of the
former’s parents at Hoffman.
William Condry, who was confined
in the Miners Hospital during the
past several weeks, suffering with
rheumatism, has returned home very
greatly improved as the result of ex
cellent treatment administered at the
An excellent Christmas entertain
ment was rendered by the Sunday
school pupils of the M. E. Church on
Monday morning. The program,
which was in every respect a delight
ful and interesting one, was fault
lessly reudered. A collection was
taken, the proceeds of which will be
devoted to the purchase of coal for
use at the Miners Hospital, Frostburg.
Following the program a treat was
served to the pupils.
Harvey Nelson has recovered from
an attack of the grip.
The following were Cumberland vis
itors on Christmas Day : John, Al
bert and Elmer Carter, Harvey Nel
son, James Leasure, Annan Price and
Reuben and Charles Lewis.
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A SCHOOL COAT.
This child has a warm coat of green
and white checked tweed cut on Rus
sian lines. The wide belt buttons in
a novel way, and a skunk fur bands
the cuffs and gives a deep collar.
Three novelty buttons are the only oth
er trimming. The coat is lined with
wool and takes a saucy little hat.
HEIRESS IS A SOCIALIST.
Daughter of Richard T. Crane to Aid
Workers —Arrested In Chicago.
Mrs. Frances R. Lillie, daughter of
the late Richard T. Crane and heir to
the old iron master’s millions, has turn
ed Socialist. She is the wife of Profes
sor Frank R. Lillie of the University
In a bitter denunciation of society,
the church and political government,
which, she declared, made possible
such conditions as exist among Chi
cago's 20,000 garment workers, she an
nounced she will devote her life and
millions to the cause of the workers of
Mrs. Lillie was arrested when she
said she objected to a policeman arrest
ing a striker who had been beaten
down by a ‘‘hired slugger.”
The wealthy woman, who has been
on the picket line with the garment
workers for months, appeared in court
with the striker. The man’s nose was
broken, one eye closed, his face cut and
his head battered.
WE ALWAYS NEED THE
MONEY you owe us on subscription-
FROSTBURG MINING JOURNAL, FROSTBURG, MD.
The fair being held in Cavanaugh’s
hall for the benefit of the baseball
fund is being well patronized. A
specialty is being made of the old
fashioned square dance, music for
which is furnished by Poland’s Or
chestra. The fair will continue until
New Year’s night (Saturday).
The last dance of the season will be
held in Ward’s hall this (Friday) even
ing. All the latest steps will be
danced. Everybody is invited. On
New Year’s Day a grand soiree will
be held in the same hall, commenc
ing at 2:30 in the afternoon and con
tinuing until 6 o’clock.
Misses Mary and Nellie Brown, of
Pittsburgh, Pa., were guests of Miss
Sally Reed this week.
A farewell party was tendered Miss
Agnes Cunningham, Monday evening,
who departed the following day tor
her home in Waterbury, Conn. The
event was held at the home of her
grandmother, Mrs. Bridget Cunning
ham, of.Ocean. Miss Cunningham is
a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Cun
ningham, who formerly resided at
Ocean, but who, several years ago,
removed to Conneticut. Since then
Miss Cunningham has been making
her home with her grandmother. The
party was greatly enjoyed by all pres
ent, but marred by the thought of the
fair hostess’ departure, having been
a very popular young lady in the vi
cinity. Those present were Misses
Alice Kenney, Ursula McGuire, Stella
Nolan, Anastasia Lannon, Nellie,
Margaret and Mary Duffy, and Agnes
Cunningham; Joseph Atkinson, James
McKenty, George Eichhorn, David
Murray, Richard McGeady, James
Duffy and Dewey Williams.
Mr. and Mrs. John Thompson, of
Clarksburg, W. Va., were guests of
Mrs. William Truly, Lord, during the
Michael Monohan and Joseph At
kinson, of Wilmerding, Pa., are here
• to spend a week or ten days as the
guests of friends in Midland.
Miss Anna B. Gibson, of Clarks
• burg, W. Va., is the guest of relatives
■ and friends here.
: William Williams, of Farmington,
: W. Va., is visiting his parents, Mr.
• and Mrs. George Williams.
A REGAL COAT.
Sealskin three-quarters length makes
this wrap so suitable for afternoon and
evening wear. It fits snugly across the
shoulders and falls in deep ripples, the
bottom of which is finished with a
deep band of beaver. This same fur
is used for the cuffs and barrel muff.
The Sick and Injured.
William Anderson, who resides at
Carlos, is confined to his bed suffering
from an attack of typhoid fever.
Fred Haines, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Haines, of the same place, is ill
Roland Lammert, Uhl street, is
down with an attack of la grippe.
James Bauer, Centennial street, is
’ The condition of Miss Lavern Raf
ferty, who has been seriously ill, is
( reported greatly improved.
Elizabeth Rafferty, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Rafferty, is reported
Miss Leona Gordon, Hill street, has
I been ill for more than a month, but is
| Peter Monohan, of Ocean, who is
I aged 85 years, is reported as daily
■ growing weaker as a result of hisr ad
‘ vanced age.
Miss Ruth Mayer, East Main street,
who has been ill for some time, is re
[ Harmon Wagner, of Eckhart, who
. was injured one day last week by a
- lump of coal falling upon him from a
l car at the Brophy dump, while not
confined in Miners Hospital, visits
that institution on alternate days for
! the purpose of having his injuries
Charles Rawlings, colored, is con
i fined to his bed suffering from injuries
received while at work in Mine No. 7,
' of the Consolidation Coal Company,
! when a heavy iron bar became dis
-1 lodged from a car, striking him upon
the head and side. His brother, John
I Rawlings, of Uuiontown, Pa., called
, on Him Monday.
Mt. Savage Melange.
Mrs. Ralph Wilson and children,
Robert and Florence, are at Keyser,
W. Va., the guests of Mrs. Wilson’s
father, Wm. Coffroth.
John Carney, Joseph Fannon and
William Fannon, of Youngstown,
Ohio, are spending the holiday season
here as the guests of relatives and
Monday night the fair being held
under the auspices of St. Patrick’s
Club, opened, and will continue for
some time. It is being held in Mul
laney’s Hall. Numerous useful and
beautiful articles, which were collect
ed by the ladies in charge, are being
sold, and every effort is being exerted
by all concerned to make the fair a
success financially and otherwise.
Excellent music for the dance is being
furnished by a competent orchestra.
The funeral of Mary J. Deffinbaugh,
aged two years and six months, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Deffin
baugh,‘was held Sunday afternoon at
2 o’clock, from the family residence.
Besides her parents she is survived
by her sister, Beatrice, and five broth
ers—George, Roy, James, John and
Paul. The pall-bearers were her
cousinsßeatrice Deffinbaugh, and Re
becca, Bridget and Cecilia Mulligan.
Dr. Edward D. O’Connor, of Por
tage, Pa., was the guest of his par
ents over the holidays.
Mrs. Frank Aldridge, who conducts
the Varnum Hotel, and who was se
verely burned about the face one day
last week while applying a match to
the gas in the range, is getting along
as well as could be expected under
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bevans, of
Paw Paw, W. Va., are guests of the
latter’s father, J. Frank Hughes.
Thursday of last week St. Patrick’s
Parochial School closed for the holi
day season, and in honor of the event
a very interesting musical and litera
ry program was rendered by the pu
pils. At the conclusion of the pro
gram Santa Claus distributed candy
to the children.
Prof, and Mrs. Richard Chaney, of
Frostburg, spent Christmas Day as
guests of Mrs. Chaney’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. S. M. Barncord.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Flannigan
and children spent Christmas in Frost
burg as guests of Mrs. Flannigan’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. Brady.
Charles Graham, of Pittsburgh, Pa.,
is spending the holidays as the guest
of his mother, Mrs. Amy Graham,
Miss Bessie Cunningham, of Cum
berland, was the guest of her sister,
Mrs. Michael Murray.
Miss Margaret Trimble, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Trimble, who
has been the guest of her uncle and
aunt, Mr and Mrs. Harry Foss, Rock
ville, Md., has been the guest of her
parents during the past week.
Theodore Barth, a student of the
University of Virginia, at Charlotts
ville, is the guest of his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. George Barth.
Mr. and Mrs. V. G. Lemmert, of
Frostburg, were guests Christmas
Day of the latter’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Trimble.
John Zentmyer, of Hagerstown,
spent Christmas here calling on his
William Brannon, of Pittsburg, Pa.,
is the guest of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. William Brannon, of this place.
Mrs. Jane Lewis, of Frederick, Md.,
will be the guest during the next few
months of her sister, Mrs. Ida E Haus.
Robert and Harry Farrell, of Pitts
burgh, Pa., were guests on Christmas
Day of their father, P. H. Farrell,
Cecil Uhl, of Pottstown, Pa., is
spending several weeks with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Uhl.
Mr. and Mrs. David Miller, Lona
coning; Patrick Kenney, Frostburg,
and Mrs. Alice Stevens, Allegany,
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. T.
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Christmas was observed in the Re
formed church by a very pretty en
tertainment given by the Sunday
school department, and in the other
churches by Christmas sermons and
Sunday-school treats to the children.
The Reformed and Methodist pastors
were made happy by generous dona
tions from their charges.
A dance was held in the Broadwater (
Hall Christmas night at which the re
turned students and the town’s young
people had a merry time.
There is considerable whooping
cough among the children, and some
of the older people, about here.
Miss Katherine Crowe, teacher of
the Boucher school, spent the holi
days at her home in Frostburg.
Misses Viola Engle and Almira
Boucher, students of Frostburg State
Normal School, are home for the hol
Mrs. J. J. Bender is very seriously
ill at present.
Born—To Mr. and Mrs. William
Downey, Red Gate, Christmas morn
ing, a son; to Mr, and Mrs. Frank
Lewis, Taylor street, a son; Mr. and
Mrs. Dan Lewis, Hill street, a daugh
Grover Patterson, of Springfield, i
W. Va., was the guest Saturday and
Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Shan
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Fine Program Rendered.
The Christmas program rendered
Monday evening at the First English
Baptist Church was pronounced one
of the best in the history of that con
gregation. There was an unusually
large attendance, and all were pleased
with the exercises throughout. Rev.
J.. C. Walker, pastor of the church,
was presented with a fine gold watch
and fob and a handsome ring by the
several departments of the Sunday- 1
school, tokens of esteem in which he
is held by his parishioners.
Peter Crowe, of Fairmont, W. Va.,
is home fdr the KdHdiyS.
Will Report to President
on Conditions Abroad
Cl 1915, by American Press Association.
COLONEL E. M. HOUSE.
Edward Reppert Tishue and Miss
Daisy Blanch Patterson, of Union
town, Pa., were married Monday even
ing. Following the ceremony, Wil
liam Robert McElroy and Miss Marie
Nellie Dunham, of Uniontown, were
married. Both events were solemn
ized at the parsonage of St. Paul’s
Lutheran Church, by Rev. H. H. Bei
dleman. Immediately after the wed
dings the two couples motored to their
homes in Uniontown.
Died at Miners Hospital.
Monday night, at 10:30 o’clock, Mrs.
Henry Hoble, Jr., aged 27, died at the
Miners Hospital of kidney affection.
Deceased resided at Montell, this
county, but was born at Lonaconing,
her maiden name having been Miss
Mary Coleman. She is survived by
her husband and six children, her
mother, Mrs. Margaret Coleman, and
three brothers—Gibson, of Benbush,
W. Va.; William, of Star Junction,
Pa., and Frank, of Lonaconing. j
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Annual Transfer and Appeal
Office of the Board of County Com
missioners, Cumberland, Md., De
cember 23, 1915.
Notice is hereby given that the
County Commissioners of Allegany
County will meet in their office in the
Court House, in Cumberland, Md., on
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday,
January 3, 4 and 5, 1915,
for the purpose of hearing appeals,
making transfers upon the County
Assessment Books and transacting
such other business as may regularly
come before them. All persons desir
ing assessments corrected are hereby
notified to appear at this session, as
no alterations on assessments will be
made after the adjournment of the
ensuing regular appeal terms.
By order of the Board,
14-2 t Clerk.
Notice of Application for Saloon License
WHEREAS, The following named person
has, in compliance with Chapter 140 of the
Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland
for the year 1894, as amended by Chapter 415
of the Acts of 1902, being Article 1, and as
amended by the Acts of 1904, and of the Acts of
1908, and of the Acts of 1910, Public Local
Laws of Allegany County, filed with the Clerk
of the Circuit Court for Allegany Counnty,
his Application for License to sell Spirit
uous and Fermented Liquors at his place
of business in Allegany County as below
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That all re
monstrances against the issuance of Licenses
to said Applicants must be filed with the
undersigned WITHIN TWENTY DAYS after
the filing of the Applications.
LLOYD L. SHAFFER. Clerk.
FILED THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1915.
TONY STUCIN—PIace of business,
County Road, about 300 yards west
of post-office, Eckhart. Residence,
Eckhart. Owner of premises, Mrs.
WM. E. WILDERMAN and ARCH
BAKER—PIace of business, 98 West
Union street, Frostburg. Residence,
Frostburg. Owner of premises, Mrs.
ANNUAL ELECTION NOTICE.
The Fidelity Savings Bank
of Frostburg, Md.
Frostburg, Md., Dec. 17, 191 S.
The stockholders of this bank are ....
hereby notified that an election of
nine (9) directors will be held in the
banking room on
Tuesday, January tlth, 1916,
between the hours of 3 p, m. and 4 p.m.
G. Dud Hocking,
14-3 t Treasurer.
Ernest Popp, of Pittsburgh, Pa., is
the guest of his parents on Ormand
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