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FORTY-FIFTH YRAR. No. 30 FINE TRIBUTE TO BJL DUNCAN Genial Local Trolley Head Highly Complimented for His Ffficiency. The Doherty News, a magazine for the improvement and development of public service, published in New York, recently contained the follow ing complimentary notice of our prominent fellow-townsman, Mr. B. Waller Duncan, general manager of the Cumberland & Westernport Elec tric Railway Company : Born on a farm in Missouri, and one of a family of nine, it early fell to contribute to the family sustenance. Through this he acquired the funda mentals of self-reliance and rubbed shoulders with the putside world. Part of this valuable experience was in connection with horses, Mr. Dun can’s father being a breeder of some note, and part of the future traction manager’s duties was to exercise and train the runners, which he did for six years. In his spare moments Mr. Duncan attended the public schools, and later took one term at one of Missouri’s normal institutions. This brought him to the beginning of his traction experience. He applied to W. T. Van Brunt, then general manager of the St. Joseph Railway, Eight, Heat & Power Company, whose acquaint ance he had made because of their mutual fondness for fast horses. Mr. Van Brunt referred the young appli cant to his brother, J. H. Van Brunt, then superintendent and now general manager of the St. Joseph properties, and Mr. Duncan was given a position as a conductor, working 13)4 hours a day. Mr. Duncan held this position for seven years and was promoted to as sistant storekeeper. In addition to the duties of this position, he solicited insurance and worked Saturday nights in a retail shoe store, where he learn ed the shoemaker’s art to such an ex tent that he was able to .make his own footwear. Eater he went back to his old work as conductor, and after a short while was promoted to train master, holding that position for four years. During the next four years Mr. Duncan held various positions, ac quiring a knowledge of human nature and the ambition to be something better than a knockabout, untrained man. Believing that he was better fitted for public utility work than any other line of endeavor, he once more went back to the St. Joseph Company where he put to work in the carbarn, gaining a knowledge of motors, con trollers and general street work. Mr. Duncan’s work drew the atten tion of General Manager J. H. Van Brunt, and on the latter’s recom mendation he was sent on June 1, 1913, to Sedalia, Mo., as superintend ent of the City Eight & Traction Company, another Doherty property. His next upward step on the ladder took place in July, 1915, when he was promoted to his present position as general manager of the Cumberland & Westernport Electric Railway Com pany. Mr. Duncan’s varied career has given him a practical knowledge of the vagaries of hamankind, and his perspicacity has been shown in the increased popular estimation in which the Cumberland & Westernport Com pany is held. Chas. S. Jeffries Bank Director At a meeting of the board of direc tors of the First National Bank of this city, held on Tuesday afternoon, Charles S. Jeffries was chosen a di rector to supply the vacancy caused by the death of the late Dr. Timothy Griffith. Mr. Jeffries is one of Frostburg’s most prominent citizens and leading business men, and he is considered a valuable addition to the bank’s direc torate. Mr. Jeffries is a native of Frostburg and for a number of years was connected with the Consolidation Coal Company, having risen to the prominent position of chief pay-roll clerk of that big concern. For sever al years as a member of the contract ing firm of Rich & Jeffries, he built several sections of State-Aid road in Allegany .county, and he is now en gaged in the wholesale lumber and contracting business, being interested in a large lumber manufacturing plant at McNeill, W. Va. He is an expert accountant, and only recently he was made auditor of the Miners Hospital. He is vice-president of the Allegany County Assembly and a prominent Elk. Coming Event. “A May Day Operatta” will be given in the Assembly Hall of Hill street school, Tuesday evening, May 3rd for the benefit of the Piano fund. JOE LINDAUER TO LEAVmOSTBURG Winding Up Business Here To Locate in the Key stone State. It is with a degree of reluctance that the Journal announces that Mr. Joe Eindauer has decided to remove from Frostburg, where he has for the past 25 years been an honored and re spected citizen and a progressive, accommodating and upright merchant. This move upon the part of Mr. Ein dauer was actuated principally on ac count of his recent great bereavement in the death of his beloved help-mate. His desire is, therefore, to be near his relatives so as to secure for his children their care. He will remove to Philadelphia, where, among other relatives, the following reside : His uncle, Elias Wineland ; his brothers, Dr. Eugene and Milton Eindauer, and Mrs. Isadore Tanzer, mother of the late Mrs. Eindauer, and her family. As will be noted by a full-page ad vertisement published on page three of this issue, Mr. Eindauer is offering not only his stock of merchandise for sale, but all fixtures, his store and residence properties as well. In order to be relieved of the bulk of work involved in such a huge clearance sale, as well as to facilitate its liqui dation, Mr. Eindauer has secured the services of H. E. Gilmore & Co., com mercial adjusters, of New York, who, through their efficient and genial rep resentative, J. E. Stern, are conduct ing the sale. In his announcement to the public Mr. Eindauer says : “I am resolved to just one purpose to wind up my business in Frostburg in the shortest possible time. I fully appreciate to turn this gigantic stock into cash, I must sustain a tremendous loss, but nevertheless I am absolutely deter mined to quit business in Frostburg, no matter what the loss. I have em ployed and passed over to H. E. Gil more & Co., of New York, my stock, fixtures, real estate, etc., fer the pur pose of winding up my business, and have given them positive orders not to let cost or loss stand in their way to reach the desired result. lam going to sell my business building and my residence. lam going to leave dear old Frostburg, where I have spent the best part of my days, having been in business for the past 25 years —10 years with my Uncle Marx Wineland (deceased) and 15 years for myself. In all that time I have tried to serve you honorably. Every dollar I made in the world I have made here, and I know of no better time to thank the people of Frostburg and surrounding country for their most liberal patron age during my long career in busi ness.” Mr. Stern Seeks Congressional Honors George Stern, who has announced his intention of becoming a candidate for the nomination for Representative in Congress on the Democratic ticket in the Sixth District, was born in Frostburg 43 years ago and has lived here almost continually, excepting while attending college. He received the degree of Bachelor of Arts from the Eehigh Universi.y in 1893, and the degree of Bachelor of Eaw from Harvard University in 1897. He was admitted to the bar in Alle gany county and Philadelphia, Pa. After practicing law for a short while he turned his attention to mercantile pursuits, and in a few years had a large and growing women’s depart ment store. He retired from that bus iness about four years ago to give his attention to larger interests. During all these years he has mani fested a lively interest in civic and and political activities' of his county and State, and has continually been a student of social science and modern political problems. He has taken a keen interest in the commercial development of Allegany county, having been president of the Frostburg Board of Trade. He is a strong believer in land de velopment of Western Maryland, and to that end devotes considerable time and energy. Being an owner of a farm himself, he is a member of the State Agricultural Society, Sheep Growers’ Association, and has inter ests in a peach and apple orchard. He was chairman of the fourth annual exhibit of the Allegany and Garrett County Agricultural Society. Politically he has never been a seeker after office. He was a candi date on the Democratic ticket for the Legislature and was defeated by about fifty votes in Allegany county, which is normally 1,500 to 1,800 Re publican. A few years later he was elected Mayor of Frostburg. Mr. Stern is one of Frostburg’s leading citizens and business men, popular with all classes, and he will doubtless be heard from when the votes cast at the primary election, May Ist, are counted. FROSTBURG, MARYLAND, SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 1916 MANY CALLED TO CHEAT HD Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Jones, For mer Frostburgers, Among Those Summoned. Died On Birthday Months Ago Expressing the Belief That She Would Die Upon the Anniversary of Her Birth, Mrs. Martha Powell Passed Peacefully To Rest on Her Natal Day. MRS. LAURA WILDA JONES. Mrs. Eaura Wilda Jones, wife of William B. Jones, and a native of Frostburg, died at the family home, 52 Bissell avenue, Youngstown, 0., on Saturday of last week. The Youngstown Vindicator of Monday last contained the following concern ing this estimable woman : Mrs. Jones was taken ill with tho grip several weeks ago. While her condition was serious she was thought to be in no immediate danger of death. Saturday morning her condi tion was most encouraging, but short ly before 11 o’clock her condition took a sudden change for the worse and she died within a few moments. Eaura Wilda Jones was born in Frostburg, Md., of which State Mr. Jones is also a native. She obtained her education in the Frostburg Insti tute and the Wheeler Hall Institute, both of which were splendid finishing schools for young ladies. Several years before her marriage Mrs. Jones taught in the high schools of her native State. She was the daughter of J. Thrasher and Elizabeth R. Thrasher. Mr. and Mrs. Jones were married 28 years ago the 27th day of last Feb ruary. They began housekeeping in this city, and have resided here ever since. Mrs. Jones was a woman of high at tainments,being especially well versed in literature. She was a deep student of the classics and could quote whole passages from her favorite authors. Mrs. Jones was a writer of ability and often contributed articles to the local press and to magazines. She was a lovable mother and a devoted wife and a woman who was admired by all with whom she came into contact. She was a member of the Trinity M. E. Church. Mrs. Jones is survived by her hus band, Will B. Jones, and two sons, E. Calvin and W. Bruce Jones. She also leaves her aged mother and the following brothers and sisters : W. F. Thrasher and Russell G. Thrasher, and Mrs. A. M. Heasley, of this city. Funeral services were held from the family residence, 52 Bissell ave nue, Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock. Dr. Hammaker, pastor of Trinity M. E. Church, officiated. The music was furnished by Mr. and Mrs. John E. Johns and a number of other people from Massillon who were schoolmates of Mrs. Jones in Maryland. Interment was made in the Belmont Park Cemetery. j BHAWTSVILLE GRAPHICS j A most delightful entertainment was given at the Broadwater Hall on April 7th and Bth by the pupils of Grantsville school. The two nights’ program was a splendid one and worth many times the admission fee of 25c. There were drills, exercises, recita tions, songs and a drama for each evening. Supt. Rathbun, Prof. C. E. Bender and R. E. Sliger, president of the Garrett county school board, of Oakland, were present on Friday night and gave short addresses. The proceeds are for the purpose of help ing build a portico at the school. Mrs. Gus Whi. Zeller and brother, Russell Broadwater, *of Frostburg, . spent Wednesday in Grantsville with , relatives. Miss Ethel Broadwater is the guest , of friends in Frostburg and Cumber l land this week. : Mrs. Joe A. Beachy is a patient in the University Hospital, Baltimore. A party of Cumberland gentlemen held a chicken roast at U. M. Stan ; ton’s on Tuesday night. A number of Grantsville citizens were also present. 1 Abraham’s Wife. Minuick-Robertsoti. i At the parsonage of St. Paul’s Euth ■ eran Church Wednesday, April 12, [ 1916, by Rev. H. H. Beidleman, Miss i Stella May Robertson to Mr. Raymond Een wood Minnick, both of this vicinity. MRS. ELIZABETH G. HILL. Mrs. Elizabeth G. Hill, widow of Thomas Hill, late of Frostburg, died suddenly Tuesday afternoon at Home stead, Pa., after an illness of only a few hours from an acute affection of the kidneys. She was 69 years of age. The deceased was the eldest daugh ter of the late R. Wharton and Sarah Mason, and resided in Frostburg until about 13 years ago when she moved her residence to Cumberland. She had spent the last year with her sons and daughter in Homestead and vicinity. She is survived by six sons and two daughters as follows: R. Mason, of Cumberland ; Rev. Thomas Getz, of Smyrna, Del. ; Howard C., of Balti more ; George May, of Homestead ; David F., of Lincoln Place, Pa. ; Allen J., of Pittsburgh, Pa. ; Mrs. D. W. EaPaugh, of Denver, Col., and Mrs. Ralph J. Flesher, of Lincoln Place, Pa. Two sisters and three brothers also survive : Mrs. James Vansickle and Miss Ida Mason, of Buckhannon, W. Va. ; Dr. Allen J. Mason, Friends ville; Robert P. Mason, Baltimore, and J. Howard Mason, Pittsburgh, Pa. The funeral was held in Frostburg with services in St. John’s Episcopal Church, the Rev. J. Luther Martin officiating, Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Interment in Allegany Cem etery beside the body of her late hus band. Mrs. Hill was prominent in the his tory of Frostburg and highly esteem ed. She was the daughter, of a pio neer settler, who during his life was one of the most influential and re spected citizens of the Mountain City. Mrs. Hill was loved for her kindly spirit, her charity and faithful church work, in which she labored unceas ingly- JOHN COLES. John Coles, aged 57 years, a native of England, died Tuesday morning at his home, No. 66 Washington street, after being ill three years with paral ysis. He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Margaret Eutz, of this place, and brothers and sisters in England. Mr. Coles was once in business here, conducting a bottling works for 10 years. Until incapacitated by illness he was the owner and active manager of the Coatesville Bottling Works, Coatesville, Pa. The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rev. Paul G. Saffran conducted the services at the family residence. Interment was made in the German Lutheran graveyard. MRS. ALEXANDER BROWN. After an illness of several months, Mrs. Alexander Brown died at her home in Woodland, this county, Mon day morning, of a complication of diseases. She was born in Scotland in the year 1856. She was the widow of Alexander Brown, who was killed in Klondyke mine several years ago. She is survived by the following chil dren : George and Thomas Brown, of National ; William Brown, of Pitts burgh, Pa. ; Mrs. Thurman Blakney, of Durant, Oklahoma; Mrs. Margaret Stevens, of Lord ; Misses Alexa and Irene Brown, at home. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon, Rev. S. H. Jewell conducting the services. Interment was made in McEuckie cemetery. Hill Street School Doing Good Work On account of its general excellence and to perhaps encourage other boys and girls in their studies, the Journal publishes the following essay on “Ex hibit Day,” which was prepared by Karl E. Schlossstein, a pupil of the Eighth Grade of the Hill Street School, who is under the efficient tutorship of Mrs. Mary J. Rank, prin cipal of that school : Exhibit Day is a day that is set apart from all the others and is awaited with great eagerness. The School Board sets aside this day in order to let the parents of each pupil come to see what their child has ac complished in the past school year. This day is very profitable to the pupil, for he will try to do his best in all subjects and will even try to sur pass his schoolmates in or to show his . father or mother how he ranks in the class and what he can accomplish. Then, when parents have seen that the children have made such a suc cess in the grammar school, they will have faith and confidence in their ’ children and in most cases, if possi ble, they will try to give them a col lege education. Furthermore, when the parents come to the school and see how neatly it is kept, how clean the different - rooms are, how systematically the , work is arranged on the wall, the par > ents will feel that the money they pay 1 in taxes is bringing good results and . it has not been uselessly invested or MRS. MARTHA JANE POWEEE ! Mrs. Martha Jane Powell died. Sun l day morning- at her home on Taylor ■ street, aged 84 years. She was born . in Bristol, England, April 9, 1832. : Her death, occurring on her birthday, was anticipated by Mrs. Powell at the beginning of her illness, nine weeks ago. She expressed the belief that she would die on that day. Mrs. Powell was a consistent mem . ber of Grace M. E. Church, South. Mrs. Powell was the widow of the late John Powell, who died in Wales about ten years ago. She has been a resident of this place since 1871, and . is survived by the following children: . Thomas, John and Ithan Powell, of this place; Mrs. Joseph Yates, of Macon, Mo., and Mrs. John Stimmel, of Bridgeville, Pa., also fifteen grand children. Funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon at her late home on Taylor street. Interment was made in Allegany cemetery. MRS. JOSEPH CHABOT Mrs. Annie Chabot wife of Mr. Joseph Chabot, Maple street, died Sunday afternoon at the Miners Hos pital after th ree months illness of a 'complication of diseases, aged 23years. : Besides her husband she leaves four • small children, two daughters and two . sons, also three sisters and three , brothers, Mrs. Frank Klosterman and ; Miss Alice Patton, both of Eckhart; ; Miss Mary Patton, of Des Moines, lowa.;Christopher, Charles City, Iowa; 1 Joseph, Des Moines, lowa, and George, ; of Eckhart. Funeral took place Wed- j nesday morning from St. Michael’s . Catholic Church. Interment in the Catholic cemetery. I i PIETRO MERTUCCI I Pietro Martucci, aged about 45 years > died at the Miners Hospital last Sun- • day morning from the effects of burns received a few weeks ago when he at- < tempted to light a fire with gasoline at : the home of his son-in-law, Tony '• Frank, East Union street. He is sur- 1 vived by his wife, four sons and three daughters. The funeral was held : Tuesday morning from St. Michael’s ; Catholic Church. Interment in the ' Catholic cemetery. JOHN O’CONNOR. John O’Connor, aged 54 years, died at the Miners Hospital on Thursday morning from lung trouble. He is surviyed by three sisters—Mrs. John , Martin, Mrs. John Cronley and Miss Helen O’Connor, of Hoffman. Funer al this (Saturday) morning at 9 o’clock from St. Michael’s Church. Inter ment in the Catholic cemetery. Tendered Reception by Pupils. Miss Margaret Powers, who has been substituting for Miss Nell Raley for , several months at Beall High School in the grammar department, was ten- . dered a reception by the pupils of her class last Saturday. A very delight ful time was spent by teacher and pupils, and before departure for their homes, refreshments were served. Miss Raley, who has been ill for some time suffering with rheumatism has fully recovered and resumed her work at Beall High Monday. William Brady and Joseph Skelley, Turtle Creek, Pa., are visiting rela tives here. spent. Then when the school asks for a small donation or a little patron , age, the parents and people of the 1 community will be only too glad to give with a patriotic spirit and will not give it grudgingly. : By having- a public exhibit we are s offering one of the best ways for the 1 public and the community’s interests. Kare E. Schlossstein. r -+■ : Unable to Fill Position. - Miss Grace H. Dando, principal of the Training School at the State ' Normal School, who was operated on at the Miners Hospital, Wednesday, : and who had recently accepted a posi s tion with Prof. Rathbun, Superintend : ent of Garrett County Schools to act i as teacher of Primary Methods in a 1 Model School in connection with the - Garrett County Summer Normal school to be held at Oakland during the : months of May and June, was com i pelled by illness to give up the work. j Town Loses Suit. : The town of Frostburg lost its suit . against Uriah Jones Tuesday in the t circuit court for Allegany county. - The town sued Mr. Jones for not tak -1 ing out a dog license and he lost his " case before the local magistrate and - then appealed it to the court. The - court ruled that inasmuch as the re ceipt showed his license was dated 3 from August 1, a date preceding his 7 suit with the town, that he was not t guilty of violating the law. Entertained Club. 7 Mrs. W. E. G. Hitchins entertained 1 the “500 Club” at her home, West r Union street, Thursday evening. WEINBERG HERE NEXTWEDNESDAY Monster Parade, and a Mass Meeting in Lyric Thea tre, the Attractions. Eeo Weinberg, of Frederick, was a visitor to Frostburg on Tuesday and met quite a number of Republican leaders and voters in the interest of his candidacy for the nomination for Congress in the Sixth District of Maryland. Mr. Weinberg is an affa ble, intelligent and courteous gentle man, and he succeeded in winning many friends during his short stay in our city. While here Mr. Weinberg also com pleted arrangements for a monster Republican mass meeting which will be held in Eyrie Theatre on Wednes day evening, April 19th, at 8 o’clock. Mr. Weinberg, in the practice of his profession, that of a lawyer, has gained the appellation of “The Silver- Tongued Orator of Western Mary land,” and those who have heard him speak are of the opinion that he is justly entitled to the distinguished honor. It is related that Ex-Judge Ferdi nand Williams, a leading member of the Cumberland bar, upon one occa sion at Frederick, asked the jury to set aside a verdict on the grounds of Mr. Weinberg’s eloquence which he brought into play in his address to the jury. Therefore, it is the opinion of The Mining Journal that no one can afford to miss hearing Mr. Weinberg at the Eyrie on Wednesday evening of next week. Prior to the meeting there will be a grand street parade led by the Ger man Arion Band and the Frostburg City Band, two of the most notable musical organizations in the State of Maryland. The balcony of the Eyrie Theatre will be reserved for ladies and their escorts. The ladies are particularly requested to be present, as Mr. Weinberg has some things of extraordinary interest to say to them. From Frostburg Mr. Weinberg de parted for Eonaconing, Westernport and other towns along the Georges Creek, and it is altogether probable that arrangements will be made to hold meetings at several points in that vicinity. The Journal bespeaks for Mr. Weinberg a largely attended meeting in Frostburg on Wednesday evening. Tome Meet To Be Biggest Ever That the Tome School’s tenth an nual inter-scholastic field and track meet will be conducted in its usual excellent manner is evident from the list of officials selected for that occa sion. Of these, it is not yet certain, however, whether Dr. George A. Stewart, who has been asked to act as starter, will be able to be present. Eawson Robertson, coach of the New York Irish-American Club, will act as referee, and Eatrobe Cogswell, the well known Baltimore patron of ath letics, will be clerk, of course. The other Baltimore officials include M. H. Markle, of the Central Y. M. C. A.; Wm. H. Hallowell, Prof. Thomas Cor nelius, of Central Y. M. C. A. ; James G. McAllister and Theodore Kistler, physical director of the Friends School. The meet this year will be easily the biggest ever held at Tome. By requests more events have been sched uled than ever before and entries are being received daily from schools all along the eastern coast. The meet will take place on Saturday afternoon, May 20, and will be followed in the evening by a State-wide contest in public speaking. Held for Grand Jury. Meyer and Morris Gerson, local junk dealers, who were arrested one day last week charged with receiving stolen copper and other junk, alleged to have been the property of the Frostburg Illuminating & Manufac turing Company, the Consolidation Coal Company, and the Union Mining Company, mention of which was made in last week’s issue of The Mining Journal, were tried before Justice of the Peace John Chambers on Tuesday evening, the hearing having been held in the Council Chamber. The Gerson brothers were represented at the trial by Attorneys Charles G. Watson and Austin A. Wilson. State’s Attorney J. Philip Roman was pres ent at the hearing, and upon his rec ommendation the Gersons were held in SSOO bail each pending the action of the Grand Jury at the present term of court. Parents’ Day. At a meeting of the Scout masters in the office of Dr. I. E. Ritter, Broad way, preparations were planned for Parents’ Day to be held in the Eyrie Theatre in the near future. The ob ject is to explain to parents the meth ods of the organization. WHOLE NUMBER 2,324 OUTLOOK IS ROST TOO NATIONAL GAME Personnel of Local Team is Believed to Be the Very Best Ever. The outlook for baseball in Frost burg the coming season is most prom ising. Frostburg, it is now assured, will have a crack team in the Potomac League. Those who are in a position to know, aver that the team will be more efficient than the one last sea son, and no one will dispute the fact that Frostburg had one of the very best teams in the Cumberland and Georges Creek League. Manager Pat Brophy announces the following players already secured : Morgan, catcher, who played last sea sen with Piedmont; Baylor, pitcher, with Frostburg last season ; Stair, who was the star pitcher of the Blue Ridge League, and who played with Gettysburg last season ; Wamsley and Hoban, two well known Frostburg players last season ; Lind, of Cincin nati, catcher and outfielder, who ac companied the Cincinnati National League team on their southern trip this spring ; Conn, pitcher, of Balti more ; Winrock, first baseman, of Philadelphia, besides other star play ers from the Eastern League. Manager Brophy is exerting every effort to secure the best material that can be had, and it is his utmost desire to place a winning team in the field. And to this end, taking into consid eration the standing of the players already signed, we feel safe in stating that he is succeeding admirably. Frostburg will use every honorable means to win the pennant this season, and if careful choice of timber and hard, honest work on the diamond will count for anything, it is the uni versal opinion, at least of the loyal Frostburg “fans,” that they already have the pennant cinched. The season will open May 3 with Frostburg at Cumberland, and on May 4 Eonaconing will play here. Dates of School Athletic Meets The following are the dates set for the county school athletic meets, Maryland State-Wide Athletics, sea son of 1916 : Wicomico—Salisbury, Wednesday, April 26. Somerset —Crisfield, Thursday, April 27. Worcester —Berlin, Friday, April 28. Dorchester—Cambridge, Saturday, April 29. Caroline—Denton, Tuesday, May 2. Montgomery—Rockville, Friday, May 5. Carroll—Westminster,Friday,May 5. Queen Anne’s—Centreville, Satur day, May 6. Washington—Hagerstown, Wednes day, May 10. Frederick Frederick, Thursday, May 11. Kent—Chestertown, Friday, May 12. Howard —Ellicott City, Friday, May 12. Talbot—Easton, Saturday, May, 13. Cecil—Elkton, Wednesday, May 17. Garrett—Oakland, Thursday,May 18. Allegany—Cumberland, Friday, May 19. Anne Arundel —Annapolis, Friday, May 19. Charles—Ea Plata, Saturday,May 20. Prince George’s—Upper Marlboro or Laurel, Friday, May 26. Harford —Bel Air, Saturday, May 27. Baltimore City—Patterson Park, Friday, June 2. Baltimore County—Patterson Park, Saturday, June 3. Maryland State Olympiad—Home wood Athletic Field, Friday, June 9. To Teach Summer School. Prof. Edw. F. Webb, principal of the State Normal School, has been elected to the position of instructor in education, methods and history of education in the summer school to be held at College Park, just outside of Washington, in connection with and . under the supervision of the Maryland ; Agricultural College. Mr. Webb was one of the instructors in the State summer school at Ocean City last summer, where he delivered a series of lectures on school management. Safety First Meeting. G. Oliver Smith, head of the Safety First movement, of the H. E. Doherty : Company, addressed a meeting of : forty employes of the Cumberland & Westernport Railway Company at the company’s office here Tuesday night on “Accidents, and How to Prevent Them.” Mr. Smith has spent several days going over the company’s prop ' erty in this county and paid a high ; tribute to the local officials by saying that the local interurban line is one ■ of the most efficient of all the Doherty lines.