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1 to and i 1 Shepherdstown Register. May 25, 1911. Thursday, BRIEFS. moon on Sunday. New ascension day.

Today Owens Miller's. is Stag Owens Miller's. paint at Baby will meet June 8th. foods at County at Owens Miller's. Court Flatol at L.

R. Thompson's wall paint Fresh vegetables daily. fountain at Owens her at the Meet Miller's. last week for the public This is the schools. supplies at Owens Eastman Kodak will be national decoraMiller's.

Next Tuesday tion 87 cents a bushel today. day. Wheat is only is 60 cents. Corn vanilla, go to good, first For a Miller. Owens hams at 16 cents Star per Armour's at Hodges'.

pound Limeades--cooling and refreshing--at Miller's. only 10 cents Owens newtons, per Fresh fig loose and in boxes, at pound at Hodges'. both Candies, Miller's. Owens a dozen and butter Eggs are 13 cents: is 15 cents a pound. ladies' Oxfords and pumps just More received at Hodges'.

Sale--A good piano, cheap. ApFor at the Register office. ply goods, both Reach's and SpaldAthletic Owens Miller's. ing's, at buy at Reinhart Bros'. Sola You can Brand Rice at 8c a package.

us your wants this kind of 'Phone Owens Miller. weather. canned peaches for We can give you can--call Reinhart Bros. 15: a Milleruse Freeman's Owens sodas and sundaes. only in their and up-to-date line of We have a new tackle.

Owens Miller. fishing cocoanuts and other Oranges, lemons, things at L. R. Thompson's. good and Campbell's soups are what Heinz' want for lunch--at Reinhart Bros'.

you but we can give you all Dry season, of vegetables at Reinhart Bros'. kinds Sale--Young Tamworth Pigs, from For stock. Apply to H. W. Potts.

registered Well, I guess it is, but Owens Hot! Miller's cold soda will cooi and refresh you. Our Tiptop and Vienna bread is taking the lead fresh every day. Reinhart Bros. Don't forget that next Wednesday, May 31st, is clean -up day in Shepherdstown. New hammocks that will please you in price, colors and comfort, at Owens Miller's.

Pure sugar syrup, excellent for baking purposes, only 25 cents per gallon, at Hodges', The Register will be sent to any address one year for a dollar, or six months for fifty cents. We have just opened a large quantity of those nice juicy oranges and lemonsat Reinhart Bros'. About sixty of the students of Shepherd College spent last Saturday on the Antietam battlefield. H. L.

Snyder Co. have for sale a tract of 26 acres of land in Terrapin Neck that they can sell for $20 an acre. Invitations are out for a May dance next Monday night in this place. The Friday night dance will be omitted. Use more olive oil--it's healthful and nutritious.

Use it instead of lard and butter in your cooking. Reinhart Bros. There will be a meeting of the U. D. C.

Friday evening of this week at 7 o'clock at the home of Miss Nettie Entler. Miss Blanche Barnes entertained the girts' sorority of Shepherd College at a very enjoyable lawn party at Sudley Place Tuesday evening. The "Lucky Thirteen Club" had a very enjoyable picnic last Saturday afternoon at the home of Misses Helen and Mary Link, south of town. The Sons of Confederate Veterans are requested to attend a meeting at H. L.

Wintermoyer's store Saturday night: at 8.30 o'clock to consider business of importance. Miss Emma Senseny is running ahead for the gold medal offered for the best performer on the piano in the Martinsburg High School. Miss Senseny has a number of relatives in this county. The young people of Elk Branch Presbyterian Church at Duffields will serve chicken soup, strawberries, icecream and cake on the church lawn night, June 10th. Saturday All are invited.

It is said that a couple of detectives from of the fish Maryland are watching for violations law. The season for bass fishing doesn't begin until lots of folks June Ist, but right have been catching them along. An be interesting illustrated lecture will torium this Thursday evening at College: 8 o'clock. audigiven in the Shepherd The views the famous shown will be scenes from of Park and points Yellowstone interest along the Railroad in the far Northern Pacific only 10 West. Admission cents.

cents, students and children 5 Another insect this section pest was discovered in the leaves beetle that ate last week--a the night from ornamental and trees during would worked so hard that it hours. H. a small tree in a few defoliate at W. Potts Popodicon noticed that his trees an were being stripped, and investigation showed this unknown sprayed to be responsible. Mr.

Potts his trees and got the with arsenate of lead better of the bug. The Fellows executive Reunion at Pen- committee Mar of the Odd at Waynesboro programme week. at its meeting an interesting mapped out to the reunion It was decided 10th. There will be on Thursday, August pent members of the order speaking by promicantons from various and drills by ber of bands cities, while a numhis expected of that music the will furnish music. Railway will Norfolk Western section.

E. T. run an excursion from this town, mittee. is a member of Licklider, the of Shepherdsexecutive com- Another State uniform examination will be held at Shepherd College, in Shepherdstown, on Thursday and Friday, June 8th and 9th, beginning at 7 o'clock a. m.

Mr. H. L. Snyder announces the approaching marriage of his daughter, Louise Anna, to Mr. Lawrence Lynch, of New York.

The wedding will take place the 14th of June. Mrs. R. C. Ringgold gave a very delightful afternoon tea as a compliment to Mrs.

Edwin S. Jarrett Tuesday. The guests were most charmingly entertained at Bellevue by the popular hostess. The closing exercises of the Shepherdstown Graded School will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, when an interestprogramme will be rendered by the pupils. The public are invited to be present.

Editor C. S. Musser, of the Shepherdstown Independent, has been appointed a member of the board of equalization and review for Jefferson county. He succeeds E. Rush Turner, whose term expires this year.

It is said that potato bugs, or Colorado beetles, are more numerous this spring than they have been for many years. C. H. Moffett says that they watched him where he planted his potatoes and then sat around and waited until they came up. Roadmakers are busy in Jefferson county just now, and the five stone-crushers are grinding up the rock by wholesale in every district.

At the present rate of progress every road in the county 1 will be macadamized within the next few years. A house belonging to L. D. Maddex, near Uvilla, was destroyed by fire last Thursday afternoon. The dwelling was tenanted by Butler Engle, who was away from home when the fire started from a spark falling from the chimney to the shingle roof.

Col. John T. McGraw, the eloquent West Virginian who has so many friends in this section, will address the Alumni Association of Shepherd College on Thursday night, June 8th, at 8 o'clock, In the College Auditorium. The public are invited to attend. T.

L. Jeffords and H. L. Snyder, of this county, have been appointed by Governor Glasscock as delegates from West Virginia to the thirty-eighth annual session of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, which meets in Boston June 7th to 14th. The Norfolk Western Railway will sell round-trip tickets to Roanoke May 29th to June 1st, inclusive, on account of the Sunday School Convention of the Baltimore Conference of the M.

E. Church South, which meets there May 31st to June 2d. The rate is one and thre plus 25 cents--a trifling reduction. Mr. Theo.

F. Imbach, assistant horticulturist of the Experiment Station at Morgantown, has been in this section the past week looking after the apple orchards and advising with the fruit growers. Mr. Imbach thinks that the value of Jefferson county as an apple-growing section is not yet appreciated by our people. The firm of Thompson Billmyer, which for the past year or more has conducted a general merchandise store at W.

P. Licklider's old stand in Shepherdstown, has dissolved partnership. Mr. Thompson has bought Mr. Billmyer's interest and will continue the business at the old stand, where he hopes to have a continuance of the public patronage.

Mr. Billmyer has made no plans as to what he will do. The new Shepherdstown baseball team expects to open the season at Martinsburg next Tuesday. The Martinsburg papers seem to indicate that it is doubtful if a team will be maintained there, as contributions tor its equipment and support are very meagre so far. Our boys will play Hagerstown here on Saturday, June 3d.

The game will be called at an hour that will not interfere with the memorial service. Potomac Commandery, No. 5, Knights Templar, of Charles Town, has accepted an invitation from the local members to hold a session in Shepherdstown on Sunday evening, May 28th. The Commandery will assemble in the lodge room here at 7 o'clock, and will march to the Episcopal Church, where service will be held and a sermon preached by Rev. Mr.

Gibbon, of Romney, W. Va. Prominent members of the order from neighboring towns are expected to a attend. Miss Hattie Barnhart, who has been in poor health for some time past, was taken to the hospital in Charles Town last week, where a surgical operation was performed in the hope of giving her permanent relief. She is getting along very nicely now, and her friends here hope that she may be entirely restoreles Mrs.

Albin, wife of Dr. Albin, Town, formerly Miss Gertie Show, of Shepherdstown, was also taken to the hospital last week, where she had to undergo an operation 1 for appendicitis. She is now improving, though her condition for a time was critical. John H. Fox, a well-known colored man, died at his home near Bardane 1 last Friday night, after a long illness, aged 65 years.

He was perhaps the wealthiest colored man in the county, owning a couple of excellent farms well-improved and very desirable. His estate is worth from $20,000 to $25,000. He was a very highly respected man, and his death will be regretted by many friends, both white and colored. He was a genuine Christian, the soul of integrity and honesty, and his word was as good as his bond. Esteemed and highly thought of, he was an example to his race and his life shows how a really good man will be appreciated, no matter what disadvantage he may labor under.

Hon. Wm. G. Brown, Member of Congress from the second district of West Virginia, Congressman John Lamb, of Virginia, and Hon. George W.

Taylor, Member of Congress from Alabama, have accepted invitations to deliver addresses in Shepherdstown on Confederate memorial day, Saturday, June 3d. Mr. Brown is well-known to many of our people, and it is through his good offices that the above named have been secured for this occasion. Mr. Taylor is a Confederate veteran, having entered the Southern army at the age of 15 years.

He is now serving his seventh term in ConMr. has been in Shepherdstown gress. Lambe is a very pleasing speaker. before and has a host of warm friends here who will be glad to meet and hear him again. LITTLE LOCALS.

Our venerable and respected fellowtownsman, Mr. D. Frank Billmyer, who has not been in good health for some months past, has been spending most of his time with his daughter, Mrs. Frank Hill, in Berkeley county, near Billmyer's Mill, and will now close his town house and make his home with her permanently. Mr.

Billmyer will be missed from Shepherdstown, where he has many friends and old cronies. Major Randolph Carter Berkeley, of the United States Marine Corps, spent last Sunday Shepherdstown, and his friends were glad to see him again. It has been a couple of years since Major Berkeley has been here, part of the time having been stationed in the Philippine Islands. He is now on duty in Washington, where he recently received his promotion to be major. Mr.

Wm. L. Noland, who spent the past year with friends in Jefferson county, left on Tuesday for his old home in South Bend, Indiana. He had a very pleasant visit here among old acquaintances. Mr.

Noland says "Be sure to forward to me the grand old Register, for I depend upon it for West Virginia ne news." We were pleased to have a call a few days Mr. J. W. Crow, of Williamsport, an old Shepherdstown ago, from. boy who still has an interest in his native place.

He was accompanied by his brother-in-law, Mr. B. V. Ardinger, of Lead, South Dakota, who is visiting in the East. Messrs.

George Walters and Edward Licklider, who have been employed in the railroad shops at Roanoke, are at their homes here, the shops having closed until the first of the month. The latter will probably not return -he likes good old Shepherdstown so much better. Mrs. Smith and her two children, of Washington, are at Sudley Place, where they expect to remain some time. Mrs.

Smith was formerly Miss Margaret vey, and is remembered as a popular visitor to Shepherdstown some years ago. Mrs. Reynolds Moler, Miss Ella Welshans, Mrs. R. M.

Williams and her little daughter Nellie spent several days the past week at Carlisle, with Mrs. Williams' son Clyde, who is attending Dickinson College at that place. Roy Arnold, a student at Shepherd College from Hampshire county, has been quite sick the past week at Geo. F. Turner's, where he had his room.

His sister came a day or two ago to nurse him. Mrs. Raymond Baby, who has bought the old Stipp place overlooking the river, east of town, has arrived here for the summer and is now busy placing the property in order. Prof. F.

A. Byerly, who is principal of the public school at Petersburg, W. is again at his home i in Shepherdstown, his school having closed for the summer. Miss Minnie Tabler, Mr. and Mrs.

George Kemp and little son William have returned home after a very pleasant visit to relatives and friends at Altoona, Pa. Mrs. Dougherty and Miss Lucy Dougherty, of Gainesville, Texas, and Miss Roller, of Staunton, are guests of Dr. and Mrs. M.

H. Crawford, near town. Miss Elizabeth Taylor, a member of the senior class of Shepherd College, was called to her home in Elkins today by the death of her sister Beatrice. Mr. and Mrs.

B. Frank Fulk, of the Leetown neighborhood, were among the welcome callers at the Register office on Tuesday. Miss Martha Welshans, one of our Berkeley county readers, made a pleasant call at the Register office on Monday. Mrs. Mattie Lucas, of Brunswick, visited friends and relatives in Shepherdstown the past week.

Misses Edith Moffett and Nellie Spedden spent several days the past week with friends in Buena Vista, Va. Miss Inez Boyer, of Martinsburg, has been here the past week visiting her sister, Mrs. David Lemen. Rev. H.

C. Haithcox is attending the Lutheran conference at St. Paul's Church, Frederick county, Va. Mr. John J.

Byers, one of the Register's Berkeley county friends, called to see us on Tuesday. Mrs. H. M. Turner and Miss Louise Anna Snyder are spending a few days in Baltimore.

Mrs. M. J. Latimer, of Charles Town, is here visiting her sister, Mrs. E.

H. Reinhart. Mr. Joseph I. Triplett, is home from Broadway, to spend some weeks.

Church Notes. PERSONAL NOTES. At a recent meeting of the standing committee of the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia held in Martinsburg, Rev. Edgar W. Halleck, of Princeton, W.

was recommended for ordination to the priesthood, and Mr. R. E. L. Strider, of Leetown, for ordination to the diaconate.

Rev. Mr. Halleck is reported as doing very excellent work in his parish, and Mr. Strider has just won the prize which was offered for the best extemporaneous sermon at the seminary. Rev.

Dr. Robert S. Coupland, of New Orleans, formerly of Charles Town, was elected Bishop Coadjutor of the Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Virginia by the council in session at Winchester last week. Dr. Coupland was rector of Ascension Church in Baltimore until a few weeks ago, when he resigned 1 to accept a call from New Orleans.

The Lutheran Sunday School has decided to change the hour of service to 9.15 o'clock in the morning, instead of 2 in the afternoon. The school has held its sessions in the afternoon for many years, but it is thought best now to make a change. Rev. W. A.

Lynch will preach at Bakerton next Sunday at 11 a. m. at the M. E. Church South, and at Shenandoah Junction at 8 p.

m. Subject, ble Sinners." Lutheran--Service at Uvilla Sunday at 11 a. m. and Shepherdstown 7.30 p. m.

Subject for both places: "Is the office of the Gospel ministry desirable M. E. Church--Service at Mt. Wesley at 10.30a. In Shepherdstown Sunday school at 9.15 a.

Epworth League at 6.30 p. m. and preaching at 7.30. The usual children's day service of the Presbyterian Sunday School will be held in the church Sunday morning at 10.30 o'clock. M.

E. Church South-Shepherdstown 10.30 a. m. and 7 p. m.

and Marvin: p. m. The Death Record. Mr. John A.

Thomas, a native of Jeffer- son county, who was in point of service one of the oldest engineers in the employ of the B. O. Railroad, died last Sunday at his home in Baltimore, aged 61 years. His death was the result of Bright's disease, from which he had suffered for some time past. Mr.

Thomas went to Baltimore from this county about forty years ago and entered the B. O. service. For twenty-five years he was a locomotive engineer, serving continuously until about six months ago, when he retired from active work. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and of the Masonic fraternity.

Mr. Thomas is survived by a sister, Mrs. Mary Smallwood, of this county. His wife, who died some years ago, was Sarah C. Needy, daughter of Mr.

and Mrs. H. F. Needy, of Shepherdstown. The funeral service of Mr.

Thomas was held in Baltimore Tuesday morning, and then the body was brought to Shepherdstown and interred in Elmwood Cemetery. Much sympathy is expressed for Mr. and Mrs. Peyton R. Harrison, of Martinsburg, on account of the death of their bright and interesting son, Holmes Boyd Harrison, which occurred last Monday, His death was caused by heart failure, following an illness of five weeks from fever, and is a great blow to his parents.

He was eleven years of age, and was a very promising boy. Rev. Dr. Reverdy Estill, rector offhistoric St. John's Episcopal Church and one of the leading Episcopal ministers of Virginia, died in Richmond on Tuesday.

He was a native of Jefferson county. Robert Hopper, an estimable young man of Bakerton, died yesterday, after a long illness from consumption, age 18 years. The funeral takes place tomorrow. An Incident of the Battle of Antietam. Our Sharpsburg correspondent sends us an interesting story from that place this week.

A few days ago a party traveling in an automobile, among whom were several Confederate veterans, visited Antietam Battlefield, and were shown over the scene of the great fight by O. T. Reilly, the well guide. One of t're veterans told Mr. Reilly that he was a member of the Virginia (Stewart's) Cavalry, and during the battle was detailed with four other men to carry a message from General Stonewall Jackson, near the Dunkard Church, to General A.

P. Hill, who had just arrived from Harper's Ferry on the Confederate right. He found General Hill in the corn field on the Caleb Michael farm calmly munching an ear of green corn that he had pulled from a stalk. When the courier asked for General Hill the man eating the corn inquired what he wanted, and when told that he carried a dispatch from General Jackson, said: "I am General Hill." The veteran said that the General wore nothing to designate his rank, and looked just as the other soldiers. The despatch was then delivered, and that it was important was shown by the fact that it was by General Hill's timely action that the Union troops under General Burnside were checked.

Of the five men who were sent with the dispatch to General Hill, three were killed before they reached him. The veteran told Mr. Reilly that before starting with the message he had found a cow near the Dunkard Church, and he had milked her, filling his canteen. He afterward gave General Jackson a good drink of the milk. Golden Wedding.

On Tuesday, May 16th, our revered townsman, Dr. A. C. Hopkins, and his estimable wife had the unusual happiness of celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of their wedding. Dr.

Hopkins was married in 1861 to Miss Anne Pleasant Atkinson, daughter of Rev. William Atkinson, of Winchester, and niece of Dr. John Atkinson, of Hampden-Sidney, with whom she was living at the time of her marriage. Dr. Hopkins then had charge of the Presbyterian Church in Martinsburg, but soon left to go into the Confederate Army-where he was known as the "Fighting Chaplain." In 1866 he was called to the Presbyterian Church in Charles Town, where he has been the beloved pastor ever since.

During the afternoon and evening a large number of Dr. Hopkins' congregation and many other friends called to offer their congratulations. Their beautiful home was a mass of lovely flowers, principally golden in color, sent by friends, and the whole informal reception was most delightful. Dr. and Mrs.

Hopkins had with them their three daughters, Miss Mary, Miss Amelia and Miss Anne Pleasants, and their son, Rev. A. C. Hopkins, of Buena Vista, with his wife and A. C.

Hopkins, 3rd. Mrs. Hopkins' sister, Mrs. Van Lear Perry, who had been her bridesmaid, was also present. -Free Press.

A Poor Weather Prophet. It is high time that a change is made in the management of the government's weather bureau, for most persons have lost confidence in its prognostications. With all this part of the country parching under most unseasonable heat, and with crying aloud for rain, Mr. Moore crops and his assistants have just been making sport of us. Saturday, Sunday and Monday last the weather sharps predicted showers and thunder storms in profusion, but on none of these days could a cloud be seen as big as a man's hand, and so we could only hold the prophets in derisisn.

Fortunately our local weather prophet, Will Hill, predicted rain for Tuesday, and, sure enough, there was a sprinkle of about forty drops. Yesterday there was a short shower, enough to revive drooping hopes that we will soon have the much-needed rain. The condition is really serious, and unless we have good rains in the near future the crops will be materially damaged. There were good showers north and south of some us Tuesday and Wednesday. At Antietam Next Tuesday.

Interesting exercises are planned for decoration day at Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, next Tuesday, May 30th. Hon. Joseph G. Cannon, of Illiformer Speaker of the House of nois, Representatives, and former Senator Thomas H. Carter, of Montana, will be present and deliver addresses, and possibly Secretary Knox may also attend.

The procession will form in front of K. of P. hall at 12.30 o'clock and march to the cemetery, where the usual exercises will be held by the G. A. R.

posts, followed by addresses by the above named speakers. It is anticipated that a large crowd will be in attendance, as the programme is of unusual interest. Owens Miller's soda water is made from distilled water only, In the Circuit Court. Thursday was general confession day in the Jefferson Circuit Court, says the Advocate, a number of those indicted entering a plea of guilty. Gordon Bowman, Edgar Rodrick, Frank Mundey and Daniel Bragg acknowledged to gambling and were fined five dollars each and costs.

Jacob Scheerer, who appealed from the sentence of a justice of the peace who had fined him $25 for assault and battery, pleaded guilty to the charge and paid the fine and costs. Turner White pleaded guilty to a charge of selling liquor to a minor, and C. C. Getzendanner to an indictment for assault and battery. White's fine was $20 and costs and Getzendanner was assessed $50 and costs.

The trial of James Reed, or Lukas, indicted for shooting Edward Grove in Harper's Ferry a couple of months ago, resulted in a verdict of guilty of unlawful shooting, the penalty for which is one to tive years in the penitentiary. Reed is a stranger, and since his incarceration he has talked little about himself, though it is believed by those with whom he has conversed that the man is from Washington, and has been careful to conceal his troubles from friends. Nollies were entered in the cases of Henry Johnson, Daniel Tucker, George Ball, Edward Mitchell, Mate Kimes and Bud Kimes, indicted for gambling. The B. O.

Railroad plead guilty of misdemeanor, and was fined $10 and costs. John Emmert was put on trial for the third time on Thursday, the jury at the two former trials having disagreed. His trial resulted in acquital. The case of Rev. J.

E. Triplett against the Jefferson County Telephone Company was tried on Tuesday. Mr. Triplett sued the company for mutilating shade trees on his property in Shepherdstown, claiming damages in the sum of $105. The jury awarded him a verdict for $75.

The suit of C. D. Wysong against C. F. Wall was begun yesterday and is still on trial today.

Run. Kent Miller, Hagerstown, is going to make a thousand automobile run with a Cadillac automobile. The run will be from Hagerstown to Martinsburg, Winchester, Berryville, Charles Town, Harper's Ferry, Shepherdstown and return to Hagerstown. This route is 100 miles, and the trip will be made ten times with the same car, right straight along. The car is to run 15 miles per hour.

There will be a stop of 15 minutes in each town for replenishment of gasoline, oil, etc. The car will carry an observer and press representative. The run began yesterday at 7 a. and Mr. Miller a arrived in front of the Register building on schedule time at 1.51 p.

leaving 2.06. He reached Hagerstown at 3.10, and fifteen minutes later another driver took the car out for the second round. Last night it pulled into Shepherdstown at 10.16, and this morning made its third stop here at 6.41. It is aue here again at 3.06 this afternoon, 11.31 tonight, 7.56 Friday morning, 4.21 in the afternoon, 12.46 at night, 9.11 a. m.

Saturday, and the final stop here will be 5.36 Saturday afternoon, concluding the run at Hagerstown at 6.55 p. there's no trouble. The 1,000 miles are to be made in 80 hours, and the engine, which is sealed, is to be kept running without a moment's stop. If anybody can keep a car moving that long it is Mr. Miller.

Cleaning Up The Town. Last week the residents on Main street between Church and Duke streets at their own expense had the street swept as clean as it could be done, and the town officers had the dirt hauled away. Then the corporation gave the same treatment to Main street between Church and Princess streets, making a most gratifying improvement. The dust was almost entirely eliminated from Main street. Next Wednesday, May 31st, the town officials ask the people all over town to clean up their premises generally and to sweep the street in front of their premises.

If the dirt is swept up on piles in the street it will be hauled away promptly. We hope that everybody will join in this clean -up movement, so as to have our town look nice for memorial day. Important Orchard Deal. One of our Kearneysville correspondents sends us the following item: B. G.

Pratt, the -known manufacturing chemist of New York City, president of the B. G. Pratt Scalecide has leased for a term of ten years the Robert H. Stewart 90-acre orchard near Kearneysville. Mr.

Pratt is a man of means and experience, is in close touch with the leading horticulturists of the country, and is himself known throughout our State as a scientific orchardist. He proposes to adopt the most up-to-date and scientific methods in this orchard, and expects to make it in a few years one of the show orchards of Jefferson county. Such a man should be of great benefit to the orchard interests of this section. Mr. Reinhart Comes Back Home.

J. Quigley Reinhart, who for the past eight years has been the representative in Cleveland, Ohio, of the Sharpe Dohme Company, has returned to Shepherdstown, his old home, where he will engage in business. He has organized the Potomac Auto and Supply Company, and will handle automobile supplies of every sort. He has the exclusive agency for some good things in automobile accessories, including the famous Miller tires, the Tuto-horn, starting devices, and the many articles needed by automobilists. We are glad that Mr.

Reinhart has come back to Shepherdstown and we hope that his business may grow. Real Estate Sales. Among the recent sales of real estate in Jefferson county we note the following: Thomas Mercer and others to Milton O. Rouss, the old Kable mill property at Kabletown, including water rights and an acre of ground, for Wilbert A. Morris to Miss Ida M.

Ronemous, 32 acres of the farm of the late Henry Ronemous, near Duffields, for Isaac Kidwiler to S. R. Potts, house and lot at Bakerton, $525. The old Flowing Spring Mill property was sold by Saltau and Baker to John C. Burns for $2,100, the transfer including nine acres of land, the old mill, the water power and a dwelling-honse.

Yes, Burpee's seeds arriving every day, and the kind that grow. Owens Miller. Don't think that piles can't be cured. Thousands of obstinate cases have been cured by Doan's Ointment. 50 cents at any drug store.

Confederate Memorial Day. The Southern Soldiers' Memorial Association, John H. Schoppert, president, has arranged the programme for memorial day in Shepherdstown, Saturday, June 3d. The procession will form in front of the college building at 2 p. with 1 Mr.

Schoppert as chief marshal, and march to the cemetery. The Shepherdstown Band will head the line, and following will be the speakers in carriages, Shepherd College Cadet Corps, Sons of Veterans, United Daughters of the Confederacy and Veterans. At the cemetery the exercises at the monument will consist of the usual responsive service, the firing of a salute by the cadets and "taps" by Bugler Hiedwohl. At the speakers' stand the following programme will be carried out: Music by the choir. Prayer.

Music by the choir. Address by Hon. Wm. G. Brown, of West Virginia.

Address by Hon. John Lamb, of Virginia. Music by the choir. Address by Hon. George Washington Taylor, of Alabama.

Benediction. Strewing of flowers. Village Improvement Society. A meeting of the Village Improvement Society was held last Saturday evening at the home of Mrs. R.

D. Shepherd, and plans were discussed for the work of the society for the ensuing year. A number of matters were considered, though definite action was not taken on them all. It was decided to offer a first prize of five dollars and a second prize of three dollars for the most attractive flower gardens, the awards to be made in September next. This is notice to all persons interested to do their best, and the prizes will be awarded upon the judgment of a committee from out of town.

This competition is open to everybody, and it is hoped that many persons will try for the prizes. The president was authorized to appoint a committee to present a plan for tree planting in town, providing for the filling in of places where there are no trees and suggesting the sort of trees to be planted. The next meeting of the association will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Potts on Saturday evening, June 10th, at 7.30 o'clock.

All members are urged to be present. Excitement at Kearneysville. There was much excitement at Kearneysville Tuesday evening over the stoning of a train on the B. O. Railroad and da fight that followed--liquor being, as usual, at the bottom of the trouble.

It appears that a freight train was passing Kearneysville, and a youth jumped on the caboose to ride a short distance. A young man named Tucker, who was under the influence of liquor, heaved a stone at the boy, and it smashed through a window of the caboose. The conductor and brakeman rushed out and pitched into Tucker and his two brothers, and beat them quite severely. One of the Tucker boys ran home and got a revolver and began to shoot, though it is said that he did not fire at the railroad men--just gave them a good scare. The bluff worked all right, for the railroaders took to the fields.

Several trains were held up by the fracas, and officers were telegraphed for and came down from Martinsburg to investigate the trouble. Nobody was hurt, but Kearneysville had a very lively evening. A Pleasant Day in the Country. In company with Prof. Thos.

C. Miller and Prof. and Mrs Walter M. Duke, the editor of the Register spent a very pleasant day last Saturday in the Bakerton neighborhood. A good country dinner was enjoyed with Mr.

and Mrs. Robert M. Duke at their comfortable home near the village. Through the courtesy of Superintendent D. R.

Houser and his able assistant, Wm. H. Link, we went through the great lime-burning plant at Bakerton, where thousands of barrels of lime are manufactured every week and shipped to all sections. This plant is growing all the time and now employs 250 hands regularly. The village is improving, and boasts of a number of pretty residences with neatly kept surroundings.

We also visited the old Virginia ore bank, where for over a hundred years an excellent grade of iron ore has been produced. Our day was a very enjoyable one, and we were pleased to renew acquaintance with a number of old friends in that neighborhood. Married. Mr. Olin Conrad McKee, son of Mr.

and Mrs. Edward O. McKee, near this place, and Miss Azemia Shepherd Crowl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.

P. Shepherdstown, were married in Charles Town May 13th at the Presbyterian manse by Rev. Dr. A. C.

Hopkins. The bride has been a valued helper in the Register office for the past year or two, and is a popular and respected girl. The Register greatly regrets losing her services, for we have never had a more faithful and efficient employee. She is about the twentieth girl we have lost through matrimony, and hereafter we shall require them to give bond that they will not get married. Card of Thanks.

The family of the late J. J. W. Johnson wish to express their thanks and appreciation to the friends and neighbors who were so kind to them during the recent illness and death of the deceased. The great kindness of the members of the International Bible Class is especially appreciated.

B. F. Itch! I guess not, after using a bottle of Owens Miller's sulphur and cream of tartar lozenges. Reinhart Bros. FOR Sliced DRIED BEEF, BREAKFAST BACON, BOILED HAM, BOLOGNA.

Sliced any thickness desired from 1-48 of an inch up. Once you have tried our Dried Beef, you will have no other. Ask for a "taste" -and see how the Great American Slicing Macine does its work. Reinhart Shepherdstown, W. Va.

THIS is a department that is exWASH of ceedingly Shepherdstown. popular with All of the the women standard wash goods of old-fashioned quality, as well as many of the newest novelties, are included in the stock at your disposal. The prices range from 6c on up to 50c yard. GOODS New $1.50. Silk Cotton Hosiery, 50c Hosiery, up to 10c to 50c.

Nazareth Waists, 2 to 12 years, 25c, and Nazareth Union Suits at 50c. Muslin and Knitted Underwear of all kinds. New novelties in the Millinery Department. Corsets, 50c to: $4.00. McCall Patterns.

Kelshans WE SELL EVERYTHING WORN BY WOMEN (CICEPT SHOES) PURE ICE. DISTILLED WATER. During the past year there has not been a single day that you could not get pure ice from us, delivered to your home in any quantity. We do not ask for your business during the hot months only. We give you a pure product all the year round.

Our wagon is now making regular morning trips every day. Give us your co-operation and we will give you prompt service. Don't expect the ice man to clean out your refrigerator every morninghave it ready to receive the ice when our wagon stops. By SO doing we can give every one prompt and better service. Celebrated Cascade Ginger Ale.

We are exclusive distributors of this celebrated ginger ale. We also keep on hand a full line of pop -all flavors -sold in crate lots to merchants and the family trade only. On sale at Owens Miller's, J. H. Hill's and F.

T. Carter's by the bottle. Ice Plant open from 7 a. m. to 6 p.

m. JOHNSON MILLER COMPANY, PURE ICE MAKERS. Down-town office, Entler Hotel Building. Jeff. Co.

'Phone. OWENS MILLER COLD SODA. The nights are getting warm now, and some of our. patrons have been calling for some of our delicious cold refreshments; SO DRINK on, as we will be prepared to serve all former drinks and a few new ones that we have originated for the season. We use only FREEMAN'S ICECREAM AND DISTILLED WATER, thereby insuring safety in drinking at our Fountain.

OWENS MILLER, Most Up-to-date Drug Store in the County. Mail Orders Attended to Promptly. Wholesale and Retail. Delivery Everywhere. 'Phone Jeff.

15. Closing Out Sale of Vehicles. Having given up our Vehicle Repository, and going out of business, we are offering at greatly RE REDUCED PRICES Our entire stock of Stewart Buggies, Surreys, Runabouts, Rubber and Steel Tire; Dog Carts, Auburn Farm Wagons, one, two and four-horse; Dump Carts, several Portland Sleighs. All Stock must be closed out at once. This is your chance to get a Vehicle cheap.

JEFFERSON VEHICLE Repository, Starry Building. Telephone 109 F. MELVIN T. STRIDER, Manager. CHARLES TOWN, W.

VA. FUR The Right Suit. Exercise the same care in selecting your Spring Suit that you would in buying a house--you live in both. There's no excuse for a man looking baggy at the knees or wearing a coat that sags at the collar, and drags forlornly down in front. If you buy clothes here--it won't happen to you.

We illustrate today our new three button sack-showing what your clothes will be like, if you buy them where clothes making is considered an art and not a trade. Suits at to $20 After you have bought a Suit here and worn it awhile, you'll be just as well satisfied with it as when you first put it on. Money back, if anything goes wrong. Outfitter M. G.

TABLER, Head to Foot, 124 North Queen Street Martinsburg, Va. SACHS COMPANY Have moved into the new store room in the Chapline Building, Shepherdstown, with a new and complete line of SPRING AND SUMMER Ladies' Suits, Skirts and Childrens' Dresses, Dry Goods, Notions, Etc. by offering to the trade better goods, lowWe begin our new career and greater satisfaction than ever. Call at our store. new er prices SACHS COMPANY, Leaders in Ladies' and Children's Wear.

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