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DENTON JOURNAL Page 7 Saturday Morning, September 10.1938 lt«n»S of fronj AH P»rt» of »bt Un««r tbls Tbe Local Department DASHES HERE AND THERE Nice Leghorn friers for sale.--Norman A. Seese, Camp Ground Road. Shavings, for chicken houses, loose or baled.--Nuttle Lumber Coal Co. For Rent -- House on Franklin street, Denton.--Fred R. Owens, Denton, Md. Andes gas range, practically new, for sale at a sacrifice.--Miss Lola Willoughby, Denton. Two-room apartment for rent.-Mrs. Mark Smith, corner Riverton Ave. and Second St. The W. C. T. U. will meet Monday evening at 8 o'clock at Mrs. Sallie Covey's. This being the first meeting, a full attendance is requested. We are able to supply your demands for one-row corn cutters if you order at once.--Manufactured by R. H. Stafford . Son, Burraville, Md. The Junior Mothers Club of the Church of the Brethren will meet at 2 p. m. Thursday, September 16, at the home of Mrs. Ruth Todd. For Rent--Property on Franklin Street, 'occupied for the past seven years by Mr. W. K. Cumming and family.--Apply to Mrs. J. Kemp Stevens, Denton, Md. Congressman T, Alan Goldsborough this week advised The Journal that the President has approved WPA allotment of ?10,839 to improve schools and school grounds throughout Caroline county. Rummage Sale--The Guild of Christ Church will hold their annual Fall sale of used clothing today and next Saturday, September 10 and 17. They will have the sale in the vacant store room next the A. P. store, on Market street. Fall Hats--If you wish correct ' fityle and individuality in your hats, with quality and lowest prices, then buy them from Mrs. A. E. Miller--a full assortment. Head sizes 21V4 to 24.--MM. A. E. Miller, Third Randolph streets, Denton. and Word has been received by Denton relatives of the death of Mrs. Myra Due, widow of Charl« Due, of Cincinnati, O., formerly of Denton. Mrs. Due died at her home Tuesday, of pneumonia. She was the daughter of Mrs. Thomas L. Trice, Sr., of Preston, and the late Mr. Trice, of Denton. She is survived by five daughters, Miss Marie Due, Miss Minnie Due, Miss Charlotte Due, Miss Elmn Due, and Miss Catherine Due, all of Cincinnati. According to George W. Clendaniel, County Agent, Crop Insurance representatives began to call on all Caroline county wheat growers to write tip wheat insurance September 8th. At this time you can insure wheat for three-fourths of your normal yield at a lower premium than has ever been offered on crop insurance before. If there are any questions, either before or after your representative calls, they may be answered at the Soil Conservation Office in the Law Building, Denton. On Tuesday, September 6th, a fishing party was arranged which turned - out to be disappointing. The party consisted of Doctor and Mrs. J. S. Fifer, of Ridgely; Miss Mattie Smith, Doctor and Mrs. George E. Water*, and little Mary Jane Waters, of Denton, and Miss Erna Martin, of Charlottsville, Va., who is a sister of Mrs. Waters. The party went out from Avalon, Md., on the boat of Capt. C. Newton George, who was the fi'hing guide. They stayed out the entire afternoon, until dark, and the only PERSONAL AND SOCIAL NEWS Interesting Items About Tonnelf And Tour Friends Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Lord had as their Sunday guests Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lord and two children, of Chester, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Roland Lord, of Manihalton, Del.; Mr. and Mrs. Everette Gnmbrill and Miss Gertrude Waletis, of Federalsburg; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wright and son, Thomas; Mrs. Opal Crudder, of Baltimore, and Misa Grace Gelletly, of near Denton. Dr. Arlo A. Brown, president of Drew University, and Mrs. Brown and Mr. and Mrs. Bayard Eliason, of Wilmington, were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Ramsdell and Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Thawley. Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Eliason are daughters of the Rev. J. M. Lindale, once pastor of Denton M. E. Church. Recent guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob B. Davis included Mr. and Mrs. C. Wesley Duvall and Mr. and Mrs. Mac McComas, of Baltimore; also, Mrs. Richard Tilghman Hcmslay and son, Mr. Tilghman Hemsley, with whom Mrs. Davis returned from a visit at their home in Fairmont, Md. Mr. and Mre. Monroe G. Grouse, Mrs. Albert Seese, the Rev. Norman A. Seose and (laughter, Miss Sylvia Seese, spent part of last week on ft motor trip in Virginia. Their destination was Bridgewater, where the latter three attended a conference. The trip included the Skyline Drive. The first meeting of the Community Club for the current year will be on Friday afetrnoon, Sept 16, beginning at 1 o'clock with a covered dish luncheon. Mrs. Harry Harcum, new State president, will be the guest of honor. Mrs. Gail Cooper, new pre-i- dent of the club, will preside. Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Thawley last Sunday were Mr. Frank Thawley and family, of Laurel, Del.; Mr. and Mrs. Clark Smith, of Goldsboro; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stevens and daughter, of Wilmington. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Kern have had jaa recent guests Mr. and Mrs. William Alderfer and Mrs. Jeremiah Alderfer, of Souderton, Pa., and Mr. and Mrs. Price Alderfer and their three little boys, of Pottstown, Pa. Mrs. J. Kemp Stevens is a patient in the Church Home and Infirmary, Baltimore, having entered this week. She has been housed since the first of August with an illness from which recovery has been slow. Mr. Oron F. Smith returned to Denton last Saturday, having spent the summer on a western tour that started July 7. He traveled 9000 miles on the trip. Mr. Wayford Brown and little daughter, Martha, of Wilmington, has returned home after spending his vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Brown. Mns. Selden C. Walters, of Phila- CHURCH NOTICES Rev. M. S. Andrews, pastor, will preach at both'the morning and evening services this Sunday, September 11. Sunday School will convene at 9:46 a. m. Morning worship at 10:46 nnd evening service at 7:30. Midweek prayer meetings will be resumed on Wednesday evening at 7:30. Rally Day will be observed the firet Sunday in October. Denton M. P. Church.--Regular Sunday services tomorrow, September 11. Morning subject, "Fake and True Worship in Contrast"; evening subject, "The King's Chambers"; the Bible portrait sketch for Christian Endeavor, Aaron. Next Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock the ministerial group of district No. 3, M. P. Church, will meet in the Denton church. The president of the Maryland Annual Conference, Dr. E. A. Sexsmith, will be present; also Dr. Lease Green, of Chestertown, and a representative of the women's work. Church of the Brethren services for Sept. 11--Sunday School at 10 o'clock. The sermon will be deliveri by the Rev. Albert Fike, of the Easton Church of the Brethren. Rev. Seese will preach at Ridgely. Evening worship at 8 o'clock. The Women's Missionary Society of the Church of the Brethren will meet Saturday evening at 8 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Amos Grouse. No morning worship at the Williston Community Church Sunday, Sept. 11. Sunday School, 10:30 a. m. Concord is- privileged to have a guest speaker this Sunday morning for the Worship service. Rev. Gerald Jones, pastor at North Salem, N. H., will bring the message. The bus will run. Everyone is invited to come. Bible reading service for Divine worship, Liden's community house, near Hickman, Del., next Sunday afternoon, September llth, at 2 p. m. Where all are teachers and all are students to search the Bible for a better understanding of God's Love, Truth, and Light and of His plans and purposes for humanity, His own creation. Come bring your Bible and read your favorite chapter or verses and feel at home with other inquiring Christians who want to know exactly what the Bible teaches. Divine worship at the Church of the New Jerusalem, Preston, Sunday, Sept. 11, 11 a. m. Subject for the hour, "The Kings Go to Battle." Masses on Sunday, Sept. 11, in the Catholic churches of Ridgely and Denton will be as follows: In St. Benedict's Church, Ridgely, 9:30 o'clock, in St. Elizabeth's Church, Denton, 8 o'clock. Sisters from St. Gertrude's Academy will resume Catechism instructions after each Mass. The instructions will be given to the children every Sunday until early next summer. delphia, spent the week with her mother, Mrs. Fannie Shields. Mr. Watters joined them for the weekend. Norman A. Seese Jr. left last week for Craigaville, Va., where he has accepted a position in the High School. He will teach Science and History. Mr. Henry F. Smith and Mr. Carson Little, of Waverly, Va., visited Mr. Smith's father, Oron F. Smith, on Labor Day. Miss Margaret Seese, who is work- 'ng in Wilmington, spent the weekend with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. N. A. Seese. Mrs. L. E. Smith, and daughter, Miss Jacqueline Smith, of Washington, were holiday guests of Miss Lola Willoughby. Mr. and Mrs. William Crudden were holiday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Gelletly. Mrs. Minnie Wesley, of Wilmington, has been spending a few days fish that found a hook took the line |with Mrs. J. M. Brown. and reel away from Dr. Fifer nnd was the winner of the tussle. The disappointing trip was attributed to a northeast wind and a fisherman who was not alert. Despite all of .this, a good time was enjoyed by all. The Moore family, descendants of ·Elijah and Louise Walker Moore, of "^Delaware, held their 7th annual re- ronion last Sunday, September 4th. jRelativea and friends numbering about seventy gathered for dinner at the Moore camp ground, now Delmarva Camp, near Laurel, Del., after the morning program, which included a pilgrimage, starting from the Dail Moore home in Seaford, to old places with whkh the family had been associated: OM Bethel M. E. Church, on Seaford Circuit, and jancestral graves, which were covered with fresh flowers; the home of Patty Cannon, near Reliance, once occupied by James and Sarah Moore j the Breulll home, near Eldorado, the Moore homestead, and the birthplace of Commodore Edward Moore Payne, of the Merchants and Miners Line. A traditional story of seventy dollars in silver found buried at the Patty Cannon place was told by Mrs. Oleta Connelly, of Preston, granddaughter of the Moore occupants. Shoveling away snow and digging up earth to protect the vegetable kiln on a cold Christmas morning, her father found the buried treasure, presumably a part of Pat- Late in the day a mem- Mr. Frank Hoagland, of Leonardo, N. J., is visiting his sister, Mre. Lillian Willoughby. Mrs. Walter Sparklin returned yesterday from a visit to her daughter in Petersburg, Va. Miss Marie Eaton is a patient in Easton Hospital. ORPHANS' COURT The Orphans' Court for Caroline County met in regular session on Tuesday with Judges Towers, Handy and Dennis present. The following business was approved and ordered recorded: First and final distribution account, release and list of desperate debts filed in James R. Phillips estate. Inventory and appraisement of personal property and real estate filed in William R. Thomas estate. Older to sell property granted. Account of sales of personal property filed in Francis L. Perry estate. Inventory and appraisement of personal property and real estate filed in Rudolph M. Tismar estate. On application, letters of administration on the personal estate of Nellie Pearl Willis, late of Caroline county, deceased, were granted to William Penn Willis. Bond filed and approved; Herman Lay ton and Richard Bullock named appraisers. Account of sales of personal property filed in David M. Cheezum es- WEEKLY RtOGELY NEWS LETTER Items of Special Interest to Residents of the Seventh District Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Brown and grandson, Jimmie Brown, of Allentown, Pa., and Mise Edna Detwiler and Miss Elsie Matthews, of Ridgely, visited Miss Detwiler's sister, Mre. A. G. Gelletly, at Pealiquor, on Friday. Later, with Mr. and Mrs. Gelletly and daughters, Mary and Grace, and son, Kenneth, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Detwiler and daughters, Roxanna and Elizabeth, and eons, Henry, Charles and Billie, of Denton; Mrs. Josephine Blades and Mildred Sten- gcr, of Hillsboro, and Mrs. Maude Hardesty, of Centreville, enjoyed a picnic and weenie roast at Garland Lake. Mr. Brown, Miss Edna Detwiler and Mrs. Maud Meredith Hardesty had graduated from Ridgely Academy, as it was then called, in the same class, and Mrs. Blades, Mrs. Gelletly and Mr. Henry Detwiler also were schoolmates. Furman's Grove Homemakers' Club " , met on Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. 6 Rowe Wood, near Queen Anne, with Mrs. Wood, vice-president, in the chair. The program included singing, "Darling Nellie Gray," roll call to which members responded with pickle recipes; book review of "It's a Great World," given by Mrs. Roy Cherry; singing of "Little Annie Roonie.'! Newly-purchased song books were used. Additional material for the scrap book was handed in. Each member is to fill a jar for the Children's Home in Ea.;ton. Those who attended the picnic at Booker's Wharf reported a very good time. Those present at the meeting were fifteen members and four visitors. Mr. and Mrs. David Strite and Mr. ·and Mrs. Leonard Sparks and Miss Margaret Sparks, of Philadelphia, visited Miss Vergie Sparks, of Ri.Jge- y, and other relatives near town Saturday to Monday. On Sunday Miss Vergie and Miss Margaret Sparks, Mr. and Mrs. Strite and Mr. William Ewing spent the day at Rehoboth. Mr. and Mre. Ed Pearsaul are expecting their son, Edward Jr., and his wife. They left San Diego the middle of June, travelling with a trailer, and have been lingering in Yellowstone Park and other interesting places, and are now in Michigan or this side of there. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Rennie spent the week-end here and returned to Baltimore and took with them thir son, Billie, who had been spending the summer here with his grandmother, Mrs. Charles Herzog, to enter school in Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Quaintance and two children, of Silver Springs, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. lohn Davis, recently. Mrs. Davis also entertained Saturday and Sunday her sister-in-law, Mrs. Grace Walters, of New York. Mrs. Edward Pearsaul, of this place, with her son, Mr. Swing Pearsaul, of Philadelphia, on Thursday of last week motored to Holland, Virginia, where they visited his parents-in-law, and returned by train on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bochau and TOUR OF NEW YORK CITY OFFERED MARYLAND WOMEN Maryland Rural women living in counties traversed by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad are being offered an opportunity to make an educational tour of New York City, it is announced by Miss Venia M. Keller, Assistant Director of the University of Maryland Extension Service. Approximately 80 rural women from the state are planning to make the tour which will be held from September J5 to 27. The itinerary of the sightseeing trip has been planned by 0. K. Quiv- cy, Manager of the Agricultural Department of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, which is sponsoring the tour with the extension service. Mr. Quivey and four other officials from the railroad will personally conduct the group. The tour will include a visit to Rockefeller Center with a trip to the observation tower, a performance at Radio City Music Hall, dinner at one of the fashionable Fifth Avenue tate. First and final administration and distribution account and release filed in Francis E. Loomis estate. On application, letters of administration on the estate of Ollie E. Wright, deceased, were granted to Earl G. Wright. Bond filed and approved; notice to creditors issued. Inventory and appraisement of personal property flled in Lucinda Frances Fishell estate. Order to sell personalty granted. Distribution account and re^ssc filed in Elmer Buzzee estate. Additional inventory, additional account of sales, list of debts, prjof of publication of notice to creditors, first and final account of administration and distribution and releases filed in Harry F. Connor estate. junior, who have been visiting her mother, Mns. Maud Hemmons, spent the week-end at Rehoboth, returned Tuesday, and left for their home in Baltimore early Wednesday. Mr. Frank Matthews, Misser Ada and Elsie Matthews, and Ml is Viola Jones visited Chester, Pa., carrying lome Mrs. Gussie Hancock, who had been spending about four weeks with Mrs. Frank Matthews. Mr. Ed. Stevens, of Rehoboth, was in town Tuesday and carried home his son, Edward Junior (Buddie), who had been spending the summer vaca- 'ion with his grandparents, Mr and Mrs. Harry Laird. The Women's Home Missionary Society has accepted an invitation to meet on Thursday, the 16th, with Mrs. M. W. Wiley at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Matthews, in Smyrna, Del. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Stoopes, of this place, spent the week-end with her uncle, Mr. James Wilson, and family on a trip through the Tuscarora and Blue Ridge Mountains. Mr. Kenneth Jarrell spent Thurs- lay to Saturday visiting in Wilmington. He was accompanied on his return by his uncle, Mr. Harold Fountain, who vidited here till Monday. Mr. Alan Temple, Mr. Irving Blox- GAINING ON DEATH During the first six months of this year, 3,670 automobile deaths were prevented in the country. That is based on a comparison of motor vehicle deaths in the first half of 1933 as against the same period in 1937. The decline in fatalities that began last November carried through encouragingly into July. So far so good. But, as the National Safety Council points out, "This is no time to quit in our fight for safety. This is just the beginning." We've won a partial victory. Unremitting effort on the part of every motorist, pedestrian, traffic judge and law enforcement officer is needed if the victory ia to be ultimately complete. Some of the most dangerous driving months lie ahead. Traffic during September is always heavy. And with the coming of the rains, snow and ice, plus the shorter daylight hours of fall and winter, motoring presents new and difficult hazards There will be no time for standing 'still and praising past achievements in safety, until December 31 has parsed, and the figures are all in. A saving of 3,670 lives is a magnificent thing. And it shows that traffic accidents, the pessimists to the contrary, can be sharply reduced. During the first half of this year there was more and better organized community and state safety work than ever before. We have gradually learned that sporadic safety campaigns solve no problem, and that permanence and continuity of effort are vital. We are learning what courteous, "fixless" law enforcement can do. And we are also learning the excellent results that follow better traffic engineering and scientific traffic control. You're one of the soldiers in this fight against death. The country needs your help. Keep up the good work--and make it still better. GOLDSBORO Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Bennett and children, of Linwood, Pa., spent the holidays with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Bennett. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Jones and son, Lewis Carrow, of Philadelphia, were guests of the former's mother, Mre. Kate Jones, over the week-end. Mrs. Grace Selleck and Miss Anne Wright, of Wilmington, spent the holidays with their parente, Mr. and Mrs. John Wright, near town. Mr. and Mrs. John Crawford, who have been spending the past two weeks with relatives in West Virginia, have returned home. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rash, of Wilmington, spent a few days this week with the latter's mother, Mrs. Vergie Cartwright. ' Mrs. Mollie Shockley has been spending several days with her son, Bryan Shockley, and family, at Eastville, Va. The public school was opened here on Wednesday with the addition of one new teacher, Miss Wallace. A number of persons from here were in Denton on Monday to hear President Roosevelt's speech. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Willson, of Easton, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Murphy on Tuesday. Mre. Calvin Richard and Miss Martha Smith were recent visitors with relatives in Pennsylvania. Miss Martha Smith returned to her school at Hughesville, Md., on Tuesday for another year. Mrs. Noble Shively entertained her brother, Gilbert Brown, of Washington, last Sunday. HILLSBORO-QUEEN ANNE LETTER Newsy Itema from the Twin Towns Along the Tuekahoe Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Baron and grandson, James, of Allentown, Pa ; Misses Edna Detwiler and Elsie Matthews, of Ridgely, were callers at the home of Mrs. Edgar Blades on '·relay of last week. Mrs. C. H. Halman and daughter, Lillian, of Boothwyn, Pa.; Mr. Chas. Schlegel and daughter, Marie, of Lansdowne, Pa., were callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Blades on Sunday. Mrs. Cora Reese, Mr. Shcppord, Mr. and Mrs. Gill, of Baltimore, and Mr* and Mrs. James Price and children, of Matthews, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Russell. Mr. Wm. Sparks, of Wilmington; Mr. and Mrs. Urban Bowman and son, of Washington, spent the week- ·nd at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fleming. Mr. and Mrs. James Loose, Mr. and Mrs. Meredith Uhrig, of Reading, Pa., were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles DeFord. ' Miss Nancy Jane Kline and Miss Frances Strickland have returned to State Teachers College at Salisbury for the coming year. Dr. and Mrs. Depue H. Duffey and daughter, Diane, of Washington, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jarrell. Mrs. Herman Callahan and son, John, of Boothwyn, Pa., were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles DeFord. Mr. and Mrs. Warner Brashears, of St. Auguatine, Fla., were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Bramble. The first fall meeting of the Community Club will be held in the club room Monday evening, Sept. 12th. Mrs. Brown Thawley, of Milford, visited her mother, Mrs. Edgar Blades, several days last week. Mrs. G. B. Stewart, Mrs. Blanche Morse and daughter, Betty, were Rehoboth visitors on Labor Day. Mra. Charles Jarrell, Mrs. Joseph M. Eaton and Mise Frances Fisher spent Friday in Philadelphia. Mrs. Joseph Taylor, of Easton, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Sherwood. Mre. S. S. Thompson and son, William, spent Sunday in Sudlersville. Mrs. Lorin Lane is vkiting relatives and friends in Baltimore. Mrs. Mary Rowe is visiting relatives in Southern Maryland. CONCORD Mr. and Mrs. Dawson Hubbard were given a shower on Friday evening. About two hundred guests were present. They were invited to the home of Mre. India Todd, aunt of Mr. Hubbard. Delicious refreshments were served. Many beautiful gifts and best wishes from all present, were bestowed upon the bride and groom HARYDEL Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Heather entertained their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Heinle and son, Tom Jr., of New York, over the week-end. Mrs. Heinle and daughter are staying for another week. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Voss and Mias Voss, of Pittsburgh, spent a few days this week with Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Heather. The ladies wish to thank all who helped to make their supper such a success. They cleared over ninety dollars. Mr. Elmer Bowdle ia remodeling his house, which was partially burned when his store was destroyed. The Ladies' Aid Society was entertained on Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Mary Smith. Mrs. Sara Jacobs and her guests, Mr. and Mrs. 0. F. Morris, are spending a few days in Virginia. Mr. Ralph Towneend, of Chestertown, spent Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. J. Tyson Heather. Mrs. Fannie Hummer and daughter, Miss Maud, spent Wednesday with her son, Olin, in Dover. Quite a few from town visited in Denton on Labor Day and heard Mr. Roosevelt's speech. Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Dailey and Mr. Wallace Stafford spent Friday in Baltimore. Wesley Shewbrooks is home again after spending the summer in Centreville. PRESTON Mrs. Burton Proctor Jr. had a birthday party for Mary Louise on her seventh birthday. The guests were: Joan Ncble, Janet Spence, Maiylin Belle Noble, Diane and Lois Dulin, Elise and Eloise Covey, Barbara Sick and Dora Mitchell. Mrs. Burton Proctor entertained Mr. and Mrs. Luke Amato and Mr. and Mrs. John Noble at a dinner party Saturday night in honor of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Price. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Wright and Mrs. Arthur Willey and Manctta spent Sunday at Bonnie Blink--the Masonic Home. Mrs. Ruth Garey visited her pa-- cnts, Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Douglas, over the week-end. Mise Isabel Douglas was also home. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel B. Winram, of Strong, Maine, visited Mr. Win- ram's mother, Mrs. G. C. Carmine, last week. Mr. William Duggan and Mr. Rcnz Amato spent Labor Day at home, in Aberdeen and Havre dc Grace, respectively. Mr. and Mrs. Warren E. Scwell, Virginia and Kenneth Sewell spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Ford Sewell. Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Patchctt and family spent the week-end in Rehoboth with Mr. and Mrs. William Rieck. Mr. and Mrs. John Noble had a party Saturday night in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Winram, of Strong, Maine. Mks Dorothy O'Connor, of Baltimore, spent the week-end with her sister, Mrs. Burton Proctor Jr. Mre. Raymond Poole, Billy and Mrs. J. H. Stieff, of Baltimore, spent last week in Atlantic City. Miss Eleanor Trice and Mr. W infield Trice spent Labor Day week-end with their parents. Admiral and Mns. G. C. Carmine left Thursday for a tour through New England. Mr. and Mrs. John Chenowith and Constance spent the week-end in Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Price, of Towson, visited Mrs. Burton Proctor last week. Mre. Preston Osteen and son David, visited in Centreville over Labor Day. Mr. and Mrs. Noble Kelley visited Ocean City on Sunday. Mary Fluharty has left for a two-weeks vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Cox spent Sunday at Ocean City. GREENSBORO AND ITS ENVIRONS Newsy Items Coneerninf Second Dto- trict People and Matters Funeral services were held here Sunday afternoon at one o'clock In Raymond B. Rawlings' funeral chapel, for Parrnn T. Russell, aged 77 years, a farmer who died at his home on the Burraville road last Thursday afternoon of heart disease. He had been in poor health for several years. The Rev. Tilghman Smith, pastor Of the Greensboro M. E. Church, officiated. Interment was made in Greensboro cemetery. He is survived by his widow, one son and two daughters, Horsey Russell, Misses Nellie and Florence Ruriscll, all at home. Surviving also are two brothers, R, E. Russell, of this town, Dwight Russell, of Pitman, N. J., and one sister, Miss Emma Russell, of Philadelphia. Among those who spent Sunday at Rehoboth Beach were: Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Cohee, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Weaver, Mr. and Mrs. George Hoi- lingsworth, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Bishop, Mrs. John Jarvis, Misses Sarah Woodward, Peggy Smith and Bud Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Raughley and son, Burton, of Wilmington, were holiday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Blackburn. They were accompanied home to Wilmington by Misses Alfreda Blackburn and Betty Wyatt, who entered Goldey College on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt Lancaster, of Philadelphia, have returned home after spending last week with Mrs. Mary Russell. They were accompanied home by their daughter, Anna Jane, who had been spending some time with Mra. Russell. Mrs. Mary Wheatman and granddaughter, Betty Bigger, of Smyrna, pent the latter part of last week with Mr. and Mrs. W. Thomas Thornton. She also visited Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wheatman, near Denton. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Frampton and children, of Chester, Pa., were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Deaner. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Deaner, who w spending this week in Chester. Mr. and Mrs. Earl daughter, Miss Grace, Miss Dorothy Shultie was a recent guest of her grandparents, in Render- service ^C 111 bite w*»j ·· » · · -- · -- . T "* for those who have cafes, and trips to the Aquanum, Lit- · passed since last summer's held in the tabernacle of reunion I tie Church Around the Corner, Old ·was .camp, the r p with Mrs. Jennie Crouse, of '.Denton, in charge. The year's deaths -included William A. Moore, of Seaford, Mrs. Dora DeaBrinsay, of Poco- imoke City, and George Neal, of Ham- .dcn, Conn., all of whom were present at last year's reunion. At the bus- ^iness session the following officers 'were elected: J. Virgil Moore, of Denton, president; Wood L. Moore, Eas- ion, Pa., vice-president; Mra. Oleta Connelly, Preston, secretary; Mrs. Dall Moore, Seaford, treasurer. Present from Dmton were Mrs. J. Ed Nichols, Mrs. Jennie Crouse, Mrs iida M. Wine, Misa Mattie Moore, Mr. and Mrs. J. Virgil Moore and sons, Mr. Lannace Moore, Misa Pau- £na Moore, and the Rev. T. J. Turk- Jngton. Trinity Church, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The women will also be taken on a conducted tour of one or more of New York's smartest department stores and will be given time enough to do some shopping. Good Food For Sound Thinkers John R. Mekes, Meteorologist. Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single loving action.--Lowell. Sad soul take comfort, nor forget That sunrise never failed us yet. --Celia Thaxon One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.-Lowell. HOBBS . Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson, of Drexel Hill, Pa., and Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Blades, of Burrsville, were Sunday afternoon guests of Mrs. F. N. Smith and Mrt. J. A. Billings Sunday School at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Preaching at 3 uy the pastor, Rev. H. H. Schauer. Christian Endeavor at 7:30 p. m. J. H. Dandy will be the leader. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Dandy were Sunday guests of Mrs. Hoffman, of near Williston. Unfortunately, Mrs. Hoffman had to be carried to a hos- rital in Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ramsburg were Tuesday evening guests of the atter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Butler. Miss Dorothy Todd, of Washington, was a Sunday evening dinner ton, Mr. Harry Swann and Mr. Paul Callahan attended a ball game bc- ween the Athletics and Boston, at Philadelphia, recently. Mr. Wilson Jackson and family have returned home to Arlington, N. J., after a visit with his mother, Mrs. Emma Jackson, here, and with-her people in Greensboro. Miss Joyce Saulsbury returned Wednesday after a week's visit at the home of her uncle, Mr. Roland Fountain, in Maplewood, N. J. Mrs. Walter Mitchell and two children have returned from a visit wivh her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wright, in Cheatertown. The Ridgely Basket Factory is being operated with full force, and employment of a night-shift is contemplated. Mr. and Mre. Cooper C. Chew, of Camden, N. J., Miss Betty Chew and Mr. Robert Chew, also Miss Doris Gemhardt, were visitors for Hie week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Doerr. Mr. and Mre. Chew were going to Washington, and into Virginia, over the Skyline Drive, and to the Luray Caverns. Mrs. Frank J. Tucker, of Federalsburg, and Mrs. Winnie B. Fountain, of Denton, were dinner guests of Mrs. Bessie M. Doerr on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Covey, of Ridgely, and daughter were vistors with Mr. and Mrs. Summers Carroll on Sunday. r Mrs, India Todd had Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hayes, of Wilmington, as dinner guests last Sunday. Mr. Fred Downes, of Chapel, has returned home after a two-week stay with Mr. Frank Doerr. son. BURRSVILLE Mr. J. W. Price had as his guests on Labor Day Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Knotts and two children and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Price and two sons, of Chester; Mrs. Lawrence Price and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Mendelsohn | children and Mrs. Lelia Hopkins and guest of Mr. and Mre. Manning Merriken. Mrs. J. A. Billings attended the funeral of her cousin, Mr. Parran Russell, of Greensboro, on Sunday last. Mr. R. H. Merriken, of Baltimore, was a guest of his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Manning Merriken, last weekend. Mr. J. H. Dandy will have charge of the Christian Endeavor sen-ice tomorrow evening. Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Smith were entertained their daughters, Miriam and Doris, of Baltimore, at Riverside Hotel. Misa Mary Brumbaugh has returned to her school in Preston and Miss Eleanor Taylor to hers in Federalsburg. Miss Annie White, of Wayne, Pa., was a guest of Misa Margaret Saulsbury for a week and left Wednesday. Mrs. Mildred Diefenderfer and Mr. William Moore, of Marcus Hook, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Frtndel. Mrs. Elizabeth Haymaker, of Centreville, was a guest of her daughter, Mrs. Ronald Lane, one day this week. Mr. Richard Blackburn represented the Caroline County Farm Bureau at Timonium Fair Tuesday to Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson Swing spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Keene Saulabury, in Hanover, Pa. Mr. and Mre. Herman Mitchell, of guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Smith MIddletown, Del., visited Mr. and last Sunday. 'Mrs. Andrew Mitchell last week. son, of Harrington Mrs. Tina Straughn and daughter, Helen, of Philadelphia, and Mrs. John Taylor, of Elsmere, Pa., were guests of their sister and aunt, Mrs. Laura Porter, a part of last week. Mies Anna Chance, who has spent the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Chance, has returned to her work in Swarthmore, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson, of Drexel Hill, Pa., were week-end guests of the latter'a uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mre. G. L. Blades. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Joyce, of Wilmington, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Porter last Friday and Saturday. Mr. Frank Colcscott, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., was the guest of his father, Mr. John Colescott, during the holidays. The supper held by the ladles of Union M. P. Church on Wednesday night last was well attended. Mrs. Leonard Covell and daughter, Heather, spent Friday in Wilmington. Olin Hummer, of Dover, spent Wednesday evening with his mother. ADAMS CROSS ROADS Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Fountain spent Tuesday and Wednesday at Ocean City, Md., with his brother and wife, of Pennsylvania, who have been here for two weeks. Mrs. Bill Jones and daughter, who have spent one week, and Mre. Earl Adams who spent two weeks at Ocean City, Md., have returned to their homes. Mrs. John Adams and sister, Misa Minnie Adams, of Wilmington, and Virginia Lee Robinson spent the holidays at Ocean City, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Fountain and Mr. Claude Noble spent Saturday and Sunday in Pennsylvania with relatives and friends. Messrs. Bill Jones, Earl Adams, Ira Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Earle Robinson and Miss Edna Adams spent Sunday at Ocean City. Mr. and Mrs. George Terrell and son, of Pennsylvania, spent the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Fountain. AUGUST WEATHER August, 1938, in Maryland and Delaware was dry, unusually sunshiny, andjwarm. It was the warmest Augusr since 1900, which was the warmest August of record. Monthly sunshine was the greatest in August since 1895. In Maryland, forty stations reporting to date, the -mean temperature was 7G.1, or 3 degrees above normal. The highest monthly mean was 80.8 at Solomons and the lowest 67.0, at Sines. The highest temperature was 100, at Great Falls, on the IBth, and the lowest 38, at Oakland on the 30th. The average rainfall, forty-six stations reporting, was 2.74 inches, or 1.82 inches below normal, and 60 per cent of normal. The greatest monthly amount was 6.17 inches at Elkton and the least .65 inches at Easton. The greatest 24-hour amount was 2.55 inches at Charlotte Hall on the 5th. In Delaware, six stations reporting, the mean temperature was 76.7, or 2.1 above normal. The highest monthly mean was 78.1 at Delaware City, and the lowest 76.8, at Delaware Breakwater. The highest temperature was 98 at Millsboro on the 15th, and the lowest 49 at Bridgeville on the 26th. The average rainfall was 3.38 inches, or 1.40 inches less than normal, and 71 per cent of normal. The greatest monthly amount was 6.71 inches at Delaware City, and the least 1.06 inches at Dover. The greatest 24-hour amount was 3.45 inches at Delaware City on the 7th to 8th. John R. Weeks, Meteorologist. RIDGELY Mrs. Marian Stoops, Mrs. Clinton Nichols and of Linwood, Pa., were guests Thursday and Friday of last week of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nichols. Miss Grace remained for the week. Mr. and Mrs. Medford L. Price accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bostic, of Chester, Pa., on a motor trip over the Skyline Drive and to the Luray Caverns, Va., on Sunday and Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sipple, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bostic, of Chester, Pa., spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. William H. Sipple. Mr. and Mrs. Bostic remained for several days. Mrs. Norman Warner, Mrs. Jennie Hopkins, of Dover; Mr. and Mra. Clayton Poole and Mrs. W. G. Pemberton, of Chester, Pa., were guests on Monday of Mre. Mary Russell Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wheataan and sons, Marvin and Bobbie, accompanied by Mrs. David Morris and son, Dale, spent Sunday with Mr. tnd Mrs. John Foltz, at Boothwyn, Pa. Mrs. Frank Uailton and children, accompanied by Mr. and Mre. Noah Merchant and son, of Philadelphia, were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mra. Lew Usilton, at Wye Mills. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Russell entertained during the week-end and holiday Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neymer, of Drexel Hill, Pa., and Mr. Raymond Harding, of Cambridge. Little Bobbie Dill, who has been spending the past year* with bis grandparents, Mr. and Mre. Oscar Wyatt, has returned to his home in Felton to enter schooL Mr. and Mrs. Nekon Evans, Miss Irene Baynard, Mike Pursley and Walter Raver made P. holiday trip over the Skyline Drive to Luray Caverns, Va. Miss Edith Greenlee, of Philadelphia, was the guest of ber brother and sister-in-law, Mr. anil Mrs. John reenlee, on Tuesday Mid Wednea- lay. Davis Gottwals and Mr. and Mrs. lavid Gottwala Jr., of Silver Springs, Md., were week-end visitors at the home of George Gottwals, near town. Mrs. Mary Tribbitt, who has been Mrs. Rolfe, of Pennsylvania, has returned to her home after spending five weeka with Mrs. Elsie Savitz. Miss Bernice Adams, of Wilmington, spent the holidays here with her father, C. W. Adams, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hayes, of Wilmington, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Adams. Mrs. George Wheatley and son spent Labor Day with her sister and Miss Edna Adams. Mre. Elsie Savitz and Mr. Roland Hickman spent Friday in Wilmington. CHOPTANK The Twentieth Century Community Club will hold Its regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 14th, at 2 p. m., in the M. P. Ladies Aid room at Choptank. Mrs. W. E. Stewart will be the hostess, assisted by Miss Marie L. Perry. Stoops, Mrs. James Wilson, Mrs. Fred Voshell and Mrs. Page Jones attended "Alexander's Ragtime Band," in Easton, on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Guthrie have entered their daughter, Bettie, and son, Clinton, in school here, and will move here early next week. Mr. Willard Stevens, of Snow Hill, was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. MacPherson on Monday. Community Club is holding a sale of baked goods on Saturday of this week, in the Library. Mrs. A. G. Saulsbury returns this week after several weeks with bar sisters in Rehoboth. Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Page Jones and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Voshell spent Sunday in Rehoboth. The children of the Recreation Center made an excursion for golden rod on Wednesday. Mr. Joseph Snowberger attended Firemen's School at College Park this week. Mr. Frank Samis and Mr. Charles Reese made the trip to Annapolis on Monday. Mrs. Joseph Brumbaugh visited her sister, in Easton, over the week-end. Miss Mary Murphy has returned from the hospital and is convalescing. spending the past three months with Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Taylor, has returned to her home in Wilmington. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Siop!e and little daughter were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Whitby, at Queen Anne. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Seller, Jr., of Long Island, spent the holiday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Seiler Sr. Mrs. M. B. Cooper and Mies Clara Seward are spending several days with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hartnett, at Dover. Mrs. Lester Stevenson and Mr*. George Stevenson, of Wilmington, week-end visitors of relatives Mrs. W. Power and children, -,f Baltimore, visited here this week. Miss Thelma Bowman has returned to Normal School in Salisbury. Miss Isabel Wyatt, of Fifer Hospital, is on a week's vacation. Miss Bertie Sparks has returned to 'ier school in Hampetead, Md. Mra. L. M. Goodwin, of Baltimore, visited in Ridgely this week. Mrs. Annie Wooters is visiting her son, George, in Cheater. Saulsbury Brothers are packing }ima beans. Mrs. Harry Gibson is reported better. were here. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Nichols, of Camden, N. J., visited his mother, Mrs. George Nichols, during the holiday. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mertens, of Washington, were holiday visitors with Captain and Mrs. M. F. Reed, Mre. L. W. Taylor and daughter, Miss Eleanor, were visitors at Aber- lecn on Thursday of last week. Miss Carrie Hobbs, of Baltimore, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Burt Hobbs. Mrs. Henry Shultie, of Henderson, spent Tuesday with her daughter, Mrs. Carl Nichols. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Reed announce the birth of a daughter, at lifer's Hospital, Ridgely. Albert Carroll, of San Antonio, Texas, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur CarrolL Mias Matilda Stevenson, of Philadelphia, spent Tuesday with Mrs. L. W. Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Porter wew week-end visitors at Rehoboth Beach, Del. Misses Hateva and Grayson Smith are visiting in Lansdowne this week. rt INEWSPAPERif NEWSPAPER!

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