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Page 5 Saturdsy Morning, October 15, 193 lt«n)9 of n«wj fronj AH Prts of tb County Solclt«4 Uo4«r tbt? M«»4. The Local Departmen DASHES HERE AND THERE Apartment for rent.--Sparks Apts Denton, Md. Apartment in Denton for rent.--J DeWeesc Carter. Pigs For Sale.--T. Sidney Collins Federalsburg, Md. For Sale--China closet and library table.--Mrs. A. D. Ivins, Preston, Md For Rent -- House on Franklin street, Denton.--Fred R. Owens, Den ton, Md. For Sale--Premium Oak doubli heater, in good condition.--Mrs. Mark Smith, 301 S. 2nd St., Denton. Kindling--35 cents per box or 3 boxes for $1.00. Coal of all kinds for the best heat.--Nuttle Lumber £. Coal Co. The Preston Parent-Teachers Association will hold its regular oyster supper at the school on October 21, beginning at five o'clock. The Ladies Aid Society of the Hillsboro M. E. Church will serve a chicken and oyster supper in the church house Tuesday, October 25th, at 5 p. m. Lost--Gold cross and chain, between Sam Lewis residence and Post Office via Fire Hon-c in Denton. Reward if returned to Mrs. Burton Wilkinson, Ridgcly. On account of the supper planned by Ridgely firemen for October 19, Denton Community Club will choose a later date for the benefit supper proposed for the 19th. The ladies of the Hobbs Aid will hold their annual Fall supper on Thursday evening, October 27th, in the Community House at Hobhs. Re- memher the date, October 27th. The Ridgcly Volunteer Fire Company will serve a turkey supper in the M. E. Church House, Ridgely, on Wednesday evening, Octohcr 19th, beginning at 5 p. m. The public is cordially invited. Price of supper, adults, 50c; children, 25c. Special clearance of well known makes of enamel paint. Quarts formerly $1.25 now 50 cents and pints formerly 75 cents now 35 cents. Come and get your color now before sold. Only limited supply on hand.--Nuttle Lumber Coal Co. The Ladies Aid and By-Kota' Societies of Denton M. E. Church will hold a turkey supper at the commun- PERSONAL AND SOCIAL NEWS Interesting Items About Yourself And Your Friends / Miss Merlyn Kern, secretary of the Adult County Council of Churches Sir. · Robert Moore, president, and Miss Doris Kern, secretary of the Youth Council, represented Caroline County at the Retreat, sponsored by the Baltimore Youth Council, which was held at Camp Kalert, the site of the Washington Y. W. C. A. Camp, near Annapolis, on October 8 and !. The Retreat was a meeting of all the young people in the state who are interested in religious education and council worK. Basic plans were formulated for the organization of a State Council. Subsequent meetings will be held with representatives from each county and everyone is looking forward to the conference which will be held in the spring in Baltimore. Auido from the fun and fellowship with one another, the Retreat proved to be most inspirational and was an experience which will ijpt 30 soon forgotten. One of the Jnost enjoyable events of the season was a dinner given at .he home of Mr. Alda Robinson, Harrington, Del., by Mrs. Alda Robinon and Mrs. Albert Gottleib, in hon- sr of their father, Mr. Albert Welch, on his birthday. Among those pros- nt were: Mr. and Mrs. Alda Robinon and son, William; Mr. and Mrs Albert Gottleib, Mr. Brinton Welch rlr. and Mrs. Charles Welch, Mr. and Mrs. Arly Welch and children, of Harrington, Del.; Mr. and Mrs. Wal- cr Welch, and Mrs. Grace Fierman nd children, of Doyleutown, Pa.; Mr ^rcd Welch, Mr. Edgar Welch and rlr. and Mrs. Edgar Emory, Felton CHURCH NOTICES The pastor, Rev. M. S. Andrew*, will preach at both the morning and evening services this Sunday, October 1C, in the Denton M. E. Church. Sunday School will convene at 9:-15 a. m. and the Epworth League devotional meeting will be held at G:-15 p. m. under the leadership of William Horsey. The annual Dover District Epworth League convention will be held on Tuesday, the 18th, at Easton in the afternoon and evening. Dr. Fred G. Holloway, president of Western Maryland College, will be the evening poaker. About twelve or fifteen ity House Wednesday, November 2nd. Serving will begin at 5 p. m. Please bring dishes for suppers to be cent out. Adults, 50c; children under ten, 26c. The Ladies Aid of Union M. P. Church, Burnsville, will have a benefit supper in the community house on Wednesday, November 2. The menu will include ham, oysters, chicken salad and various side dishes in season. Serving will begin at 5 o'clock. Tickets, 50 cents. St. Gertrude's Academy, Ridgely, will hold its annual card party under the auspices of the Alumnae Association on Friday, October 21, at 8 p. m. Prizes will be given and refreshments served. It is hoped our usual friends will attend and bring others with them--it is always a gala time at this old historic estate. The ladies of Nichols M. E. Church will hold an oyster supper at the church, located near the D'rayton Race Track on the dirt road leading to Federalsburg on Thursday evening, October 27. Oysters, fried chicken and all the other delicious food will be served. Serving starts at 6 p. m. Come and bring your friends. The Harmony M. P. Church will hold a supper at the school house November f, beginning at 5 o'clock. Chicken salad, ham, potato salad, rolls, Maryland biscuits, home-baked beans, pickles, cole elaw, coffee, and other delicious foods will be served. Home made ice cream, cake and candy will also be on sale. Price of supper: 25 and 40 cents. The public is invited. The date of the supper to be served by the officials of Bethlehem Church has been changed to Wednesday, October 26. This change is due to the visit of Governor Harry W. Nice to Bethlehem on this date. Gov. Nice, after eating his supper, will speak briefly come time between the hours of 6:00 and 7:00 in the community house. Serving will begin at 5:00 p. m. Come early and stay to hear the Governor. Tilghman Harris, 89, native and life long resident of Caroline county, died "'at hia home near Piney Grove Church Sunday, October 2, at 1 o'clock, following several months of failing health. He is survived by his widow, formerly Miss Emma Stay ton of Burrsville; two sons, John F. W. Harris and Harvey G. Harris, both of near Denton. He leaves, abo, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at Piney Church at 2 o'clock on Wednesday, October 5, by the Rev. W. L. Jump and the Rev. H. H. Schauer. Interment was made in Denton cemetery. There will be a typhoid clinic conducted by the Caroline County Health Department in the Denton Fire Hall on Monday, October 17th, between the hours of 0:00 and 11:00 a. m. This clinic is only for the residents in the vicinity of Gay, Lincoln and High streets. This clinic will be conducted beginning on Monday, October '17th, and will continue on Monday, October 24th, and Monday, October 31st. Note that this clinic will only be run for three Mondays since there- are three injections required to rc- eeive immunization against Typhoid Fever. Unless you begin your treatment on Monday, October 17th, you cannot receive treatments at thir, clinic after that date. There is a reason for conducting this clinic at thi:-, time although the typhoid season is practically over. You are urged and advised to be at this clinic to receive typhoid vaccine to prevent yon from having typhoid fever. Del.; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Harding, Jouston, Del.; Mr. and Mrs. J. Ben Velch, Denton; Mr. and Mrs. Charles lobinson, Wilmington, Del. The Caroline County Chapter of The Woman's Eastern Shore Society f Maryland met at the home of the hnirman, Mrs. C. M. Willis Jr., Bal- imore, on Saturday afternoon, Oc- ober 8. A number of needlework armcnts were turned in. Mrs. Clogg, tudent Loan Chairman, reported oil lans for the Student Loan Card arty to be held October 25th at the [arylund Institute. Reports were al- o given by Mrs. Nuttle, Social Scr- ice chairman, and Mrs. Thornc, Dramatic Arts chairman. Sir. Jesse D. Ellis, of near East lew Market, formerly of Denton, nd Mn=. Audrey R. Elzey, of Cam- ridge, were married Saturday, Octo- er 8, at noon, at the home of the bride's parents, in Cambridge, Rev. A. Y. Napier officiating. Delicious refreshments of ice cream, cake, nuts, candies and fruits were served. Then the happy couple left for West Virginia and other points of interest. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis will reside near Cambridge. Caroline Post, No. 29, American Legion, at a regular meeting on October 7, discussed tentative plans for a Hallowe'en celebration similar to that of last year. Vice commander Lewis T. SIcNcal appointed the following committee to arrange for the gala occasion, on October 31st: Dr. M. A. Brackett, chairman; \Vinfield T. Nichols, assistant, and Gustav Good. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rice entertained the Young Peoples Club of Williston last Friday evening. A miscellaneous shower was also given at the same time for Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Rice. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Neal and Sir. Lee Anthony were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ellwangor, of Whiteleysburg, last Saturday. Mrfi. Marietta Anthony accompanied them tiome. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Pentz visited relatives in Lewisburg and Mifflin- 3urg, Pa., last week. Saturday being "Parents Day" at Juniata College, they visited with their son, Clyde Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Elliott and Mrs. Margaret Elliott, of Wilmington, and Mrs. John Berry, of Newport, visited Mr. and Mrs. Fred Love on Thursday of this week. Mr. Charles V. Moore spent this week in New York, attending a National Convention of funeral directors as representative of J. Virgil Moore and Son, of Denton. On Friday of last week Mr. and Mrs. Elmer J. Seese attended the Parent-Teacher-Faculty dinner as guests of the State Teachers College, Salisbury, Md. Mrs. W. A. Cohee has returned to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Scott, after a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Cohee, of Downington, Pa. The Junior Mothers Club of the Brethren Church will meet next Thursday afternoon, October 20, at the home of Mrs. Frank D. Zcigler. Mr. and Mrs. Mervin A. Pentz and son, Mervin Jr., attended the Juniata- New York Aggies football game at Juniata College last Saturday. Mrs. Frank Depew accompanied Mr. and 'Mrs. C. A. Pentz to Carlisle, Pa., and visited relatives there until their return Monday. Miss Louise Dukes and Mr«. A county rally was held at the Denion M. E. Church on Wednesday night, October 12, for ministers, su- Jerintcndents, teachers and all other.- who are interested in church work. ?ev. H. F. Hafcr, president of the laroline Council of Churches, took charge of the worship program. Rev. A. Seese gave the highlights .if lis trip to the convention held at !olumbus, Ohio. Robert Moore, pros- dent of the Young People's Council of Churches, gave u resume of the letreat held at Camp Kalort Octo- icr 8 and D. Rev. John W. Harms, ixecutive secretary of the Council if Churches and Christian Education if Maryland and Delaware, spoke about the moral issues with which we will be faced at the coming election n November. A committee was ap-- jointed to present a resolution, which was adopted by the County Council, as follows: "RESOLVED, That the Caroline County Council of Churches go on record as endorsing the forty- ight hour marriage law and oppos- ng the constitutional amendment egalizing lotteries, which are to bo eferrcd to the voters at the com- ng election." Rev. Harms also elab- ratcd on other subjects of intercut o the Council which included county inanca? and the Leadership TVain- ng School to be held at Fcdcrals- urg beginning Friday night, October 4. At the close of the meeting, light efreshments were served. Wright Gorton entertained a large number of friends with a ·bridge luncheon this week. Mrs. Jennie Crane and Mr. and Mrs. Milo Crane were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis McNcal recently. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Rice visited the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs Carroll, at Federalsburg, last Saturday. Unity Club will meet at the home of Mrs. George Lowe on Wednesday afternoon, October 19, at 2 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Chaffinch, of Baltimore, visited their mother, Mrs John E. Chaffinch, last week-end. Mrs. Lacy T. Pepper and daughter of West Whiteland, Pa., have been visiting friends in Caroline. Miss Marguerite Perogoy, of Ox ford, Md., visited Mis,? Evelyn Wrighi several days last week. Miss Helen Segar, of Whitford, Pa. recently visited her parents, Mr. anc Mrs. John Segar. Master Henry Detwiler spent las week-end with his cousin, Master Ken ncth Gelletly. Mr. and Mrs. Walton Trice visits Mr. and Mrs. Carl Towers last Sun day evening. young people from Denton will attend ;hc convention. Denton M. P. Church--For the regular Sunday sei vices tomorrow the ?astor announces the following subiects: "The Story of a Great Hymn", morning; "The Fiiebug", evening; 'Asa", the Bible portrait sketch for 1-E. at 6:45. Church of the Brethren--The pns- or, Rev. Norman A. Seese, will roach a Missionary sermon this Sun- lay morning ut the usual hour. The Sunday School will convene at 10 o'clock. Evening services begin at 7 o'clock. The Young People's group and the Christian Workers will have a part in this service. Divine worship will be held at the Williston'Community Church Sunday at 11 a. m. Subject for the hour, "The Good King." Sunday School, 10:30 a. m. All are welcome at the church service and Sunday School. Masses on Sunday, October ICth, in the Catholic Churches of Denton and Ridgely will be as follows: In St. Elizabeth's Church, Denton, 10 o'clock; in St. Benedict's Church, Ridgely, 8:30 o'clock. Confessions will heard in St. Benedict's Church on Saturday evening at 7 o'clock and on Sunday morning at 7:45. Sunday evening services will be held in St. Benedict's Church at 7:30. An interdenominational Training School for the churches of Caroline /ounty will open thi» Friday eve- .ing at 7:30 in the M. E. Church f Federalsburg. There will be our courses of study offered: 1) The Teachings of Jesus--In- tructor, Rev. Dayton E. McLain, h.D. (2) The Old and New Testaments: Contents and Values--In- tructor, Rev. S. B. Bailey. (3) Chrisian Beliefs--Instructor, Rev. F. D. rlilbury, (4) Church Music--Instruc- or, Prof. Wendell Johnson. The last nmed course is designed especially or members of choirs and any others nterostcd in choral singing. This ourse will be omitted the first night, ,nd will begin on October 21st. Church groups of all denominations .re invited to attend the school. Perons in Denton who may be intorost- d in securing further information hould get in touch with Rev. M. S. Andrews. WEEKLY RH3GELY NEWS LETTER Items of Special Interest to Resident of the Seventh District Friends of Mr. Mnuricc A. Drago were greatly shocked to hear of hi sudden death which occuued earl Tuesday morning. Mr. Dragoo was born in Benzie county, Michigan sixty-three years ago, and came t Cordova, Md., with liis parents whe about eight years of age. The las thirty years of his life were spcn near Ridgcly. He was twice married the fivst time- tn Anna Wilson of Cordova. The second marriage oc curred June 27th to Miss Nellie M Biii-tlctt, of Queen.stown. Besides hi wife, he leaves two children, Mrs Doris Howard, Greensboro, and Alan Dragoo, of Ridgely. The funeral i-cr vices weic held Thursday afternoon at two o'clock in the Grecnsborc Baptist Chuich, where he was an irn pnrtant member and worker. His friends in the church and his many friends in tue community will great ly miss this fine character. Intcrnienl in Ridgely cemetery. Members of the Methodist congregation held their annual Harvest Home service last Sunday. A fine collection of fruits and vegetables was on display. Two splendid tall bunches of cornstalks and some beautiful autumn branche- foimcd a very attractive background. These were furnished by Mr. Walter Moore and Mr [. E. Mason. The fruit and vegetables, including a bushel basket of upple.s contributed hy Mr. Harry Holsinger packed Jind sent to the Methol i u t II(--pital in Philadelphia and to the Riddle Memorial Deaconess Homo in Wilmington. At the morning service music was furnished by Mr. and Mrs. M. Robert Kasldo, gospel singers of Baltimore. In the evening Rev. II. F. Hafer, of the Reformed Church, gave the message. The Ridgcly P.-T. A. held its first meeting for the year la--t Tuesday night in the high school auditorium, with the new president, Mrs. Elmer Hoffman, presiding. Other officers are: Vice-President, Frank Lane Jr.; secretary, Miss Irma Nichols; treasurer, Paul Hoffman; chairman of the program committee, Mrs. Clifton Crou'e; chairman of the membership committee, Mrs. Calvin Lynch; publications committee, Mrs. Paul Hoffman, chairman; health, Mrs. Cnrlton Marvel; finance, Ronald Lane; publicity, Mrs. Burton Wilkinson. "Knowing Your School" is the theme for the year selected by the program committee. The Ladies Aid Society met at the home of Mn-'. Dave IIoLsinger on Friday evening of last week with twenty present. The principle business of the evening was the planning of the annual election supper which will be served on the evenings of November 7th and 8th. The ladies will serve a chicken .supper Monday night and an oliter supper the second night. One visitor, Miss Cordelia Green, of Wilmington, a former member, was pres- PERSONAL MENTION Denton Community Club is planning to have a Hallowe'en party, part )f the entertainment of which will be a play that is being selected by Mrs. lussum Ornic, At the last meeting tfrs. Austin Murphy reported that he Eastern Shore Federation mect- ng will be held nt Centrcville on No- ember 3rd, and that a quilt exhibit will be held in Easton on October 22nd to which an admission fee of 25 cents will be charged. Mrs. Allen Reynolds asked for the use of the club rooms for a musical on October 20th, for the benefit of the P. E. !hurch. Miss Mary Emily Breeding gave two piano selections which were ·nuch enjoyed. Mrs. Roland Chaffinch ;hen introduced the speaker, Mr. W. Thurston, of Salisbury, who gave an interesting talk, stressing the desirability of the Eastern Shore a? a place in which to enjoy life. Having lived here for 20 years, he has learned to love it dearly. His talk was interspersed with original sketches and verses and was very much enjoyed. One new member, ML-s Anna Voss, was received into the club. At the next meeting there will be a talk by Mrs. Alma Harrison Ambrose on "Jury Service for Women." Mrs. Ambrose is State Legislative chairman of Business and Professional Women's Clubs. Members of other women's- organizations are cordially invited to attend this meeting, Octobci 21st at 2:30 o'clock. ent. The hostesses, Mrs. Holsingcr, Mrs. Bertie Dcnn, Mn?. Mary Porter and Mrs. John Scnllcy, served ginger broad with whipped cream and coffee. Mnny of our citizens attended the anniversary at Bridgetown church on Sunday afternoon. This is the 165th year for the present building, which was built on the old site which has been the scene of religious services ever since 1C40. The sermon was delivered by Rev. Lester E. Windsor, pastor of Mt. Salem Church, Wilmington, who began his ministry in the Bridgetown church. Music was furnished by Mr. and Mrs. Knskie and the Sudlcrsville male quartette. Mr. and Mrs. John Hughes and daughter, Betty, of Harrisburg, Pa.; Mrs. L. M. Clements, of Philadelphia, and Mrs. Estclla Reynolds, of Hickman, Del., visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Matthews on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Laird had as guests on Sunday Mrs. Edward Stephens and children, Mrs. Adclc 'homas and Miss Ruby Laird, all of lehoboth. Mrs. Thomas remained or a longer vinit. Mrs. Mnrgaret Pfoutz, of Chamb- rsburg, Pa., and Mrs. C. C. Carter, f Daytona Beach* Fla., returned to heir homes Friday, after two weeks pent with their sister, Mrs. Kate Jookor. The Women's Home Missionary So- iety will meet at the home of Mrs. H. B. Laird on Thursday of next vcek. All members are asked to be present at two o'clock. Visitors wel- 'omc. Grace HOMEMAKER CLUBS Written Ity Piililiilty Chairman .iml llt.-,sie M. Si}iilfunl, lluuic Dcniiiiistr.ltlnti Aijent. Women who want help with their sewing machines will be interested in the sewing machine clinic, which will be held in Concord chuich house on Tuesday, October 18. Mr. Ilylton, of the Singer Sewing Machine Co., Salisbury, will be present to give help and advice. Ho will also have some spare pnrts. Those interested .should come nnd bring their machines or the heads of their machines. Mr. Hylton will arrive at 9:30. The Jolly Junior 4-II Club met last Saturday at the home of the leader, Mrs. George Clendaniel. Nine members wore present. Since it was a work meeting, old coats were ripped up and plans made to use the material for skirts. Miss Spafford will bo present at the next meeting to discuss patterns and fitting problems This meeting will be on October 22 at the home of Malinda Jind Ruth Altfather. Rickards, of Wilmington, pent the week-end at her home here, and visiting her mother, Mrs. W. F. tickards, who is recovering from an operation in Easton hospital. Mrs. Roland Lane visited her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Haymaker, in Centrcville, and attended the meet- ng of the community club on Wednesday of last week. Mrs. Norman Wilson entertained rtiss Cordelia Green, of Wilmington, The Ladies Aid of the Church o: the Brethren will hold a bake Satur day, October 29th, beginning at 10 o'clock, in the vacant store room next to the A. P. Store. Dressed chick ens, cnkcs, rolls, biscuits, candy ant salads will be on sale. In response to the many requests for Chinese Food we will serve Chop Suey platters from 11 a. m. until 8 p. m. Come anc HENDERSON v Mrs. H. C. Cooper- has returned from a visit to her daughter, Mrs. Naomi B. Hall, of Philadelphia, who s recuperating from an illness of pneumonia. She also visited hoi- daughter, Mrs. Mabel C. Culver, oC Philadelphia. Mrs. Culver Hjient the week-end here, with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Walls nnd Mrs. Irvin Kenton, of Wilmington, and Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Wall.s and children, of Ridgoly, were guests of Mr. W. N. Walls and family on Sun- lay. The Ladies Aid of Henderson will serve a fried chicken and oyster ,upper in Eden rfall on Thursday evening, October 20, from 5 to 8. Adults, 50c; children, 25c. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hollingsworth, f near Grccn-boro, and Mrs. Zula Wooden were guests of Mr. and Mrs. ?. H. Gough on Tuesday. Mrs. Winfred Gooden and son, immic, of Milford, spent the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. . Stubbs. Miss Kathcrinc Montague, of Wilmington, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. T. A. Mon- aguc. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Brittingham nd son, of Wilmington, .spent Sun- ay with Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Sanders. Miss Margaret Raughley, of Wilmington, spent the week-end with er mot!or, Mrs. Anna Raughley. Mrs. T. A. Montague spent Tuns- ay with her sister, Mrs. A. F. Evertt, of near Downes Chapel. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kulhanek, of oar Dover, spent Sunday with Mr. nd Mrs. Martin Bennett. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Shelton, of udlersvillo, were 'guests of Mrs. )ora Molvin on Sunday. The Sewing Circle was delightfully ntertained on Tuet-day evening by klrs. T. H. Gouph. AMERICAN CORNER The Ladico Aid were nicely onter- ained at the home of Mrs. Minnie 'uey, with Mrs. Eva Slucum as as- iating hostess on Wednesday aftcr- oon last. The meeting was called o order by the president. There were ourtecn members and six visitors resent. After the business the co!- ection was then taken, after which ie meeting adjourned to meet with [rs. Sallie Towers and Mrs. Nellie artain in November. The hostess crved delicious home made ice ream, Ritz and saltincs, which were greatly enjoyed by all. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Thawley and laughter, Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher 'hillips, Mr. G. L. Griffith, Mr. Fonnie Andrew and brother, Carlton; Mr. and Mrs. Olas Smith and daughter, ·Eunice, Mrs. Minnie Henry and tuth Johnson were visitors at the ionic of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson on Sunday last. Mr. and Mrs. Olas Smith and daughter, Eunice, and Mr. G. L. Griffith were guests of Mr. and Mr=. Srnest Towers on Sunday evening ast. Mr. and Mrs. Olas Smith and children and Mr. George L. Griffith were ;ucsts recently of Mr. and Mm. Wiliam Andrew and family. Mrs. Eva Slacum entertained her mother and sister, from Eldoraido, and her brother, from Washington, HILLSBORO-QUEEN ANNE LETTER Newsy Items from the Twin Towns Along the Tuckahoe Mrs. J. N. Clark and Miss Gladys Gale were in Lancaster, Pa., Tuesday. MPJ. II. M. Thompson, who has spent three weeks in the Bnkei Hospital there, icturned with them, much improved in health. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fleming, of Wilmington, and Mr. and Mis. Russell Fleming, of Wayne, Pa., were week-end guests of Mr. and M i ' a . j Frank Fleming. The Hillsboro P.-T. A. will nice on Tuesday evening, October 18th, u 7:45 p. m. Will everyone ploase come out anil help to have a suceessfu meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Dadds am PRESTON rom Friday to Thursday, when . jrccn went to visit Mrs. Sylvester, n Denton. Mrs. Mary Jackson and Mrs. Ralph Pritchett, of Greensboro, and Mrs. Lola Anderson, of Bridgeville, visited Mrs. Emma Jack-on on Saturday. Miss Elsie Matthews, iir company with Mn-. McDaniel, of Dcnton, is attending the Maryland W. C. T. U. Convention in Ocean City. Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, Mrs. Percy Malcolm and daughter, Betty Jean, of Holly Oak, Del., visited Mrs. A. J. Mitchell on Tuesday. The Ridgely Firemen will serve a turkey supper in the church house Wednesday evening, October 19th, beginning at 5 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Seward attended the funeral of Mrs. J. Spencer Lap- hnm, in Goldsboro, Thursday afternoon of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Jones and Mr. and Mrs. Page Jones motored ti Lancaster and Gettysburg, Pa., on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. James Wilson and Mr and Mrs. Hynson, of Elsmere, Del. were guests of Ridgcly friends on Sunday. Mr. ami Mrs. Browne Elliott, o; Dover, visited their daughter, Mre Steven Lynch, and family on day. Mrs. Jos. Stack, Miss Edna Det wiler and Mrs. Charles Cannon visit on Monday last. -We are glad to report that Mr. !arl Johnson has returned home fiom the hospital and is doing nicely. Miss Dorothy Howard was the jucst of Miss Lillian Johnson rccent- ! y- ·: Mrs. Minnie Hucy spent Sunduy nfternoon with Mrs. Elva Smith. ,j BURRSVILLE Mrs. May Willis Baker, of Georgetown, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. J. Frank young Willis, had people's charge service in of the Wesley Church, last Sunday night and gave Lhem some instructions in music. She will be back again in the near future to instruct them further. Everyone interested is invited to come out. The date will be announced later. Rev. Ira Cruni, of Houston, who served the past two years as pastor of Wesley M. E. Church here, will exchange pulpit? with the pnstor, Rev. J. Frank Willis, now in charge, on Sunday, October IGth, at 11 a. m. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garrett, Mr. A. T. Garrett and Mr. Crnwfod Garrett spent Sunday with their daughter and sister, Mrs. Harvey Griffith, in Chester, Pa. Miss Evelyn Collison, of ncnr Wilmington, recently spent several duys with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Collison. Mr. H. A. Porter, who has been confined to his bed for the past five weeks, is resting comfortably at this writing. Mr. J. W. Price and Mr. and Mn?. Clifford Baker and children spent last Sunday with relatives in Chester, Pa, Mr. Robert' Stafford spent two days Mr. Edward Lewis were Sunday guests of Mr. and -Mrs. Joseph Thomns, of Chester, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Geoige Stewart am! Mr. and Mrs. Kemp Stewart am daughter, Sharon, spent Sunday at Valley Forge. The Major Samuel Turbutt Wiight Chapter, D. A. R., met at the home of Mrs. Charles Jarrcll on Thursday October 6th. Mr. and Mrs. G. Francis Beavon and son, of Pocomoke City, were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. Lay Beaven. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Taylor, of Piospcct Purk, were visitors with Mr. and Sirs. R. W. Beaven on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Brown Thawley, of Milford, were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Blades on Sunday. Mrs. Thomas Thornton, of Denton, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Milford Kline on Wednesday. Mr. Carl Fleming, of Dover, Wns the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Russell on Monday. Mildred Stengcr, was the guest of Peggy Blades, of Tuckahoe Neck, lant Monday night. Mrs. J. IN. Clark entertained the card club last Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Charles Jarrell visited Washington on Tuesday. QUEEN ANNE Mr. and Mrs. Harry Clark were entertained at a birthday dinner in honor of Mr. Clark's birthday at the home of his sisters, Misses Emma and Lizzie Clark, Denton. Other relatives from Wilmington were al ; o present for the occasion. Miss Addie Morgan is under observation and treatment in the University Hospital, Baltimore. Her many friend.; arc hoping to soon learn of licr complete recovery. Mr. and Mrs. Horace M. Morgan visited her on Tuesday. Mr. Alvan Moore, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Moore, left last week for Boiling Field, Washington, and later went on to Randolph Field, Texas. Young Mr. Moore is enrolled as a Etudent aviator at the latter place. The Community Club will hold a "get together" party on November r irst in the club room. The committee for November is Mrs. Elizabeth Lightner, Mrs. Howard Sewell, Mrs. Hemy Morgan and Mrs. Marion Covy- Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sylvester and \lr. and Mrs. Horace M. Morgan at- :endod the fiftieth anniversary reception of Mr. and Mrs. Charles West, n Centrevillc, on Monday of last week. Mr. imd Mrs. Chester Barto, of Paconia Park, Washington, D. C., had is their guests Sunday the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry E. Mor- jan, of Queen Anne. Mrs. Marion Covey and sons, Duin and Frank, visited Mrs. Dulin 3ovcy at the Sanatorium, at Sabil- asvillc, last Sunday. Mr. William Chaires, a freshman at Washington College, spent the ivcek-cnd with hL, parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Chnircs. Mrs. Mollie Diggans and Mrs. Dcl- a Mullikin are spending two weeks with their sister, Mrs. Howard Jar- unn, at Berlin. Mr. Thurman Covey and Mr. Thomas A!te, of Wilmington, spent he week-end with Mrs. Marion Covey and family. Rev. and Mrs. J. M. York attended the M. E. Church, South, Conference in Hurrisortburg, Va., lout week. Mrs. Emmett Barton is spending this week in Baltimore, visiting her lunt, Mrs. Howard Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Clark and Miss Plainc Murphy went shopping in Wilmington on Saturday. Miss Bertie Calloway, of Ea»ton, spent Friday with her sister, Mrs. Chas. Barton. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Elcy recently spent a week-end in New York and Connecticut. Miss May Cahnll spent several days last week with her aunt, Mrs. May Dean. Miss Clara Price and Mrs. Mary Cooper spent the week-end in Baltimore. Dr. and Mrs. William F. Dickinson are spending this week in Ocean City. Mrs. Ella Jump v, visiting out of town friends and relatives. Mrs. Howard Elcy spent Saturday in Baltimore. have your lunch, dinner or supper. ed Mrs. Clifton Crouse on Friday. of last week in York, Pa. ADAMS CROSS ROADS Mr. mid Mrs. Earl Coll inn spent Sunday with her sister, of Preston, and on Sunday evening visited with Mr. and Mrs. John Adams and fain- iiy. Mr. C. W. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. George Whcatley and son and Mis.s Bernicc Adams, of Wilmington, spent the week-end in Plcasantvillc, N. .1. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hignutt entertained her sister and family on Sunday at dinner and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Morgan called on them later. Mrs. Lillian Hignutt and Mrs. Earlc Robinson gave their Sunday School classfts a "doggie" roast on Sunday. _ Mrs. Charles Johnson and daughter spent Sunday afternoon with her mother, of American Corner. D. R. Adams spent the wcck-ent] with his daughter, Elizabeth, in Wilmington. Mr. Carl Morgan and son, of Seaford, called on friends here on Sunday. Mi\ and M i s . liurtoti Proctor Ji entertained Mr. and Mih. John Nobk Mr. Gilbeit O'Connor, of Baltimoic and Mrs. Luke Amato at dinner Mon day evening. Mrs. R u t h Downing, Mrs. Clar Payne, Mr.i. Laura Lcdnum anil Mrs Katie I'iiiker weie dinner guests Mr. and .Mrs. John Noble last Tue- day. Miss Josephine Gallagher and lie girl friend, Miss Ellen Virginia Fo ley, of Chestcilown, visited Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gallagher l.a-t week-end Mr. and Mrs. John Noble enter tained Mrs. Burton Proctor, Mr-i Ruth Downing and Mrs. Clara Payne. at dinner last Thursday. Miss Alva Lee Hollis and Mis Rosemary Brown, of Richmond Hills L. I., spent last week-end with Mr and Mrs. H. M. Holli,-. Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Wright Jr. are receiving congratulations on the birth of a son, born Saturday night. The Community Club opened theii meetings for the coming year with a box luncheon at Robinswood on Tuesday. Mrs. H. M. Hollis has returned home after a visit in Richmond, Va., with Mr. and Mrs. At wood Wash. Mr.;. John Noble entertained the Monday club this week. Airs. H. M. Hollib won first prize. Mr. Preston Osteen is living in Baltimore, where ho is attending Stray- cr's Business School. The P.-T. A. supper is being held Friday, October 21st. Come one!! Come oil! Mr. William Duggan spent the week-end with his parent, in Aberdeen. Mr. Lee Noble is in New York this week on a business trip. Mr. and Mrs. Luke Amato were in Baltimore last week-end. Mrs. A. T. Blades spent last Tuesday in Smyrna, Del. Sire. Llojd Erodes visited in Baltimore on Monday. Mrs. Nellie Foofe spent last Monday in Baltimore. 1938 SHOWS GREAT WENT IMPROVE- The monthly report of the Safety Depaitment of the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles discloses that the first nine months of this year show 124 less deaths than the corresponding period of 1937, as the tabulation below will indicate, a decease of 30 per cent. The month of September the highest number of deaths any month so far this year. ias for There were also six less deaths for the month of September, as compared with the same month of 1937: 1937 1938 07 30 37 2G 30 30 January February- March April May July June August September Total 45 28 30 54 51 39 G5 25 34 20 33 49 413 289 There were 24 pedestrians killed during the month, seven- of which vere children. Of this number 3 were playing in the roadway, 1 stepping rom behind a vehicle, 1 getting off a 5 chool bus, and 2 crossing at intersection, no signal, 3 adult pedestrians valking on road left side, G walking in road right side, 3 stepping in front r behind n vehicle, 1 crossing at nterscction, no signal, 1 waiting for getting on or off street car, 3 :rossing not at intersection. According to our summary 24 or 49 cr cent were pedestrians, 17 or 35 per cent were passengers, and 8 or G per cent were the operators themselves. Nearly all of the accidents occurred on clear days, on straight, Iry roads. No day of the week was free rom fatal accidents, with Sunday in end. Passenger cars with apparently no defects head the list, with operating too fast for conditions by the operators, who in a majority were Vhite, normal condition, between the ages of 20 to 29, with five years or more experience, and a resident of he counties of this State. There were 3 Hit and Run cat*es during the month f September. Baltimore City is charged with 11 deaths, with 38 deaths in the Coun- les. HOBBS Mrs. James Nagle, who has been ,vith her parents, Mr. and Mre. W. E. Hubbard since June, accompanied her husband to Philadelphia last Sun- lay. She has nursed her son, Alan, hrough a stubborn case of arthritis and we arc glad to see him out again, riding his wheel, and hope he will e able to return to school in the very ncnr future. Mi«. F. E. Dnvis had charge of the Christian Endeavor service last Sunday evening. Miss Dorothy Johnson will render a program tomorrow cve- ling. Mn-. Ida Adams and Mrs. Maggie ullctt spent Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. Manning Mcrrikcn, Mrs. Gullette remaining for a visit. Mrs. Parker Barnes and children, of Marcus Hook, were week-end guests of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hubbard. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Hurley and daughter, Novella, of Baltimore, were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Spencer. Rev. and Mrs. Schaucr and Mrs. Randall attended a meeting of the Ministerial Association on Monday last. Rev. H. H. Schaucr and family were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Reed, of Tuckahoe Neck, on Tuesday The Mi ! scs Louise nnd Evelyn Adams were guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Adams, last weekend. Mr. Artley Clark had the misfortune to cut his foot last Monday and had four stitches taken in the wound. Mrs. Manning Mcrrikcn will entertain the Ladies Aid Wednesday of next week. Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Allen were in Washington this week. GREENSBORO AND ITS ENVIRONS Newsy Items Concerning Second Dta- trict People and Matter* Thi: community was shocked and saddened Tuesday morning to learn of the very sudden death of Mr. Maurice A. Dragoo from a heart attack at his home, near Ridguly, Tuesday morning at 2 o'clock. He was G3 years old. Mr. Dragoo, who had not been in the best of health for some time, attended the revival services at the Greensboro Bapti-t Church Monday night and was taken seriously after aniving home. He was born in Lake county, Michigan, the son of he late Maurice Hamilton and Sarah Alvira Dragoo. They moved to Tal- jot county when he was 8 years old ind later settled near Ridgely. Brother Dragoo became a Christian and was baptized when he was 11 years old. He was one of the most humble and consecrated Christians that the writer ever came in contact with. He and his father were pioneers in open- ng Baptist Churches in Talbot coun- :y and were leaders in opening the 3aptL-t work at Ridgcly and Greens- joro. His father taught the Men'a Bible Class until his death and then ho son succeeded him. Brother Dra- ?oo had been selling Rawlcigh products in Caroline county for the past .wcnty-one years and was well known ind loved by people all over the county. Like his father, who was in ho same business, they preached the Sospcl as they travelled over the :ounty selling their products. His death is a blow to his family and hundreds of fricndc and his place in the recnsboro Baptsit Church will be lard to fill. During the past week he lad been cleaning up the family lot n the Ridgely cemetery and ear!y Monday morning went there and planted grass seed. Besides his widow, who before her marriage was Miss Nellie Bartlett, of Queen Anne's :ounty, he is survived by one daugh- cr, Mrs. Horace Howard, of Greensboro; one son, Alan, at home, and one sister, Mrs. Edward Bowman, of laston, Md. Funeral services were icld in the Greensboro Baptist hurch this Thursday afternoon at 2 t'clock, Rev. J. C. Lcdbcttcr, of Havre de Grace, a former pastor, officiating n the absence of the pastor, Rev. Tohn J. Watson, who is at the bed- ide of his wife in the Maryland Uni- ersity Hospital, Baltimore. Interment was made in the family lot in he Ridgcly cemetery. Funeral services for Mrs. Mar- ;aret Porter, 46 years old, were held 'rom the Greensboro M. E. Church Vcdnesday afternoon at 2 o'clock vith the pastor, the Rev. Tilghman mith, officiating. Interment was in Greenc-boro cemetery. Mrs. Porter ied Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock n the State Sanatorium, Sabillasville, Id., where she bad been a patient for five weeks. She had resided on a farm icar here for several years. Mrs. 'orter was a member of the M. E. Jhurch and the Greensboro Homemakers Club. Besides her husband, Harvey G. Porter, she leaves one aughtcr and three sons, Miss Al- crta Porter, at home; Carlton Por- er, a student at the University of laryland; Richard and Arthur Por- er, at home. She is alro survived by wo sisters and four brothers--Mrs. '. H. AJbohn, of Glandale, L. I.; Mrs. V. F. Hustedt, of Hemstead, L. L; rthur Kornrumpf, Garden City, L. .; William Kornrumpf, Glandale, L. ; Henry Kornrumpf, Dunellen, N. J., nd Charles Kornrumpf, of Glendale. Mrs. James Baynard was taken to ie Maryland University Hospital, laltimore, on Sunday and Mrs. John . Watson was taken to the same hos- ital on Monday for treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Alkemp and on, Nolan, and Mr. and Mrs. Brin- hon Alkemp and children spent Sat- rday and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Draper. Mrs. Edgar Anderson and daugh- crs, Misses Marie and Ruth Ellen, f Bridgeville, spent Saturday and unday with Mrs. Mary Jackson and amily. Miss Lena Lewis attended the tate Missionary Convention in Bal- imore last week where she also has teen spending several days with ricnds. Mr. and Mrs. George Steward at- cndcd the dinner on Friday of last vcck at Salisbury. They were guests f State Teachers College, Salisbury. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Myers, little aughter, and Miss Ruth Dultry, of Voodbury, N. J. spent Sunday with Ir. and Mrs. Leon Greeley. Mrs. Mamie Yates and friend, of Smyrna, were Sunday visitors with Ir. and Mrs. Michael Ash and Mr. nd Mrs. Oscar Nichols. Mrs. L. W. Taylor, Mrs. Effa Plum- icr, Mrs. Georgia Swann and daugh- er, Miss Louise, were Philadelphia isitors last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. William Morgan and aughter, Miss Lucille, of Newark, Del., were Sunday guests of Mr. and Irs. Homer Stuff t. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hartnett and hildren, of Dover, were visitors on unday with Mrs. Hartnett's mother, Irs. M. B. Cooper. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wyatt and son,. ic, and Miss Mary Louise Benett were Washington visitors on lunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ford Adams and hildren, of Cordova, spent Sunday vith Mr. and Mre. Alvah Dabsoru Mr. and Mrs. James Todd were visitors on Thursday of last week vith Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Todd. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Jarman are ntertaining Mr. and Mrs. Robert enison, of Columbus, Ohio. Miss Eleanor Smith nnd Ted Hall, »f Snryrna, were Sunday guests of "Ir. and Mrs. John Wyatt. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Porter and one spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. . D. Carrow, in Hartly. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Porter were week-end visitors with Mrs. Pprter's mother, in Marcus Hook. Mr. and Mrs. W. Thomae Thornton vcre Sunday visitors with Mrs. Mary rVheatman, of Smyrna. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Zacharlas, of Annapolis, visited relatives here .over he week-end. Mrs. Harry Jones, of Goldsboro, »pcnt Monday with Mrs. Noble Sippie. , Miss Mildred Anne Cockran a week-end visitor in Wilmington. IN FW SPA PERI SiFWSPAPFld

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