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Page 5 Saturday Morning, October 29, 1938 lt«nj» of /1«W9 fronj AH Partj of tht County 5o'lcll«4 Un4«r this H«*4. The Local Department DASHES HERE AND THERE Vote for Hcnlth--buy Tugs on Election Day. Prevent Disease--Buy Health Tags on Election Day. Apartment in Denton for rent.--J. DeWeese Carter. Seasoned wood for sale.--Walter Cannon, near Burrsville. Heated apartment for rent.--Mrs. T. Fred Johnson, Denton, Md. For Sale--China closet and library table.--Mrs. A. D. Ivins, Preston, Mil. For Rent -- House on Franklin street, Denton.--Fred R. Owens, Denton, Md. For Sale--Premium Oak double 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. A Hallowe'en Party and Dance will be held nt the Mecklenburg Club, near Easton, tonight. Gue.Ua are requested to come in costume or old clothes. Admission, $1.00 per couple. The Ladies Aid of Concord Church will hold their annual oyster and chicken supper in the Church House on Thursday evening, November 3rd. Serving will begin at 6 p. m. Adults, BOc; children 25c. The Ladies Aid and By-Kota Societies of Dewton M. E. Church will hold a turkey supper at the community House Wednesday, November 2nd. Serving will begin at 5 p. m. Please bring dishes for suppers to be sent out. Adults, BOc; children under ten, 25c. PERSONAL AND SOCIAL NEWS Interesting Items About Yourself And Your Friends At the club meeting on October 21st, several guests were present, members, of other women's organizations, who had been invited to hear a talk on Jury Service for Women by Mrs. A. H. Ambrose, State Legislative Chairman, Business and Professional Women's Clubs. This talk was both interesting and instructive. Group singing, led by Mrs. Allen Reynolds, and piano selection; by Mrs. G. H. Rue, were also enjoyed. Mrs James Clark anil Mrs. Dan Grouse were welcomed as new members. Plans were made to attend the Eastern Shore Fedcrntion meeting at Centreville on November 3rd. A donation for the loan closet wars acknowledged by Mrs. J. B. Davus. At the meeting on November 4th, Mrs. E. M. Troy, State Commander of Women's Field Army, will speak on cancer control. Mrs. Chester Baker was very much surprised on returning home from the movies Wednesday evening w* en she found a party of friends gathered in honor of her birthday. Tho=e present were: Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Benson, Mr. and Mrs. Norris Mesick, Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Greenlee nnd children, Doris and Billy, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Dodd nnd daughter, Mr. and Mrs. TO CONDUCT SERVICES T BLOOM EltY CHURCH WEEKLY RIDGELY NEWS LETTER Items of Special Interest to Residents of the Seventh District Tho Woman's Home Missionary So- cii-ty met on Thursday afternoon with Mrs. H u r r y Laird. Devotion,; were led by Mis. Frank Scwnrd. The tiieine was "The Wnflil is My Coun- tiy." The theme of the educational program was "Widening Horizons." first part was a Home Missionary HOMEMAKER CLUBS Written By Publicity Clialrw.-in am! Hi-is/r .11. l. lluiae Deiiirin,tr.itiiiri .-1 j/nit. monologue by Mary Laird. The 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. Just before going to press a new soccer schedule was received with tho following changes for this Sunday's game: Chestcrtown at Denton, Ridgely at Greensboro, Vienna A. C. at St. Michaels, Easton at Vienna C. C. C., Federal-burg at Cambridge. Complete schedule next week. The sixth agricultural fair at the Lockerman school was held Friday night. Needlework, preserves?, live stock, poultry, and vegetables were exhibited. J. O. Oliver, dean of the Negro College at Princess Anne, and J. W. Huffington, of Baltimore, superintendent of Negro schools in Maryland, spoke. The ladies of Thawley's M. P. Church will serve their annual Fall supper on Friday, Nov. 4, at Thawley's Hall. The menu will include country ham, oysters, chicken salad, home-baked beans, kale, turnips, sweet potatoes, hominy, cole slaw, rolls, coffee. Ice cream will be on sale. Tickets, 50 and 25 cents. The Harmony M. P. Church will hold a supper at the school house November 1, beginning at 5 o'clock. Chicken salad, ham, potato salad, rolls, Maryland biscuits, home-baked beans, pickles, cole claw, 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 total number of registered George Lowe nnd son, Douglas, Mrs. Roberts, Miss Bertha Bnkur, Mr. Richard Hcnning, Mr. Ford Baker nnd Mr. Ben Greenlee. A very pleasant evening was enjoyed by all. Mrs. baker received some very nice gifts. After delicious refreshments were served, nt a late hour the guests departed wishing Mrs. Baker many linp- py returns of the day. Mrs. Millard E. Tydings, Mrs. Herbert R. O'Conor and the wives of the State-wide and Congressional candidates will be guests of honor at a tea to be given by the Women's Democratic 'Advisory Campaign Committee tomorrow, Sunday, October 30, at 3 p. m., at the Hotel Emerson, Baltimore. T^e Democratic National Committeewoman and chairman of of the organization, Mrs. Elizabeth R. Menefee, of Cumberland, will preside. The Caroline county members of the Committee are Mrs. T. Alan Goldsborough and Mrs. J. Kemp Stevens, president of the Caroline chapter of the United Democratic Women's Clubs of Maryland. Miss Kathryn Beauchamp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. T. Beauchamp and secretary of tho Caroline County Welfare office for the past five years, was given a farewell party Tuesday MR. AND MRS CARLETON GIBBON Bloomeiy Church welcomes all her members and friends to join with them in a series of special services under the leadership of Mi: and Miy. Carleton Gibbon, who are not strangers here, but hnve become favorites with us. We urge you nil to come. CHURCH NOTICES The Rt. Rev. George W. Davonport, 0.D., Bishop of tho Diocese of Easton, will make his last vi ilation to Christ Church, Denton, on Wednesday, November 2nd, at 7:30 p. m. The Bishop will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation to a class that will be presented by the Hector and will also preach tho sermon. After the service un informal teception will be held at the rectory to which all are cordially invited. On Thursdny, November 3rd, the Bishop will visit Holy Trinity Parish, Greensboro. A clas,; will be presented for Confirmation nnd the Bishop voters in Caroline county who are eligible to" participate in the general election on November 8th, is 9,054, according to Russell W. Fluharty, clerk of the Board of Election Supervisors. Of this number 6,700 are Democrats; 3,221 are Republicans, and 133 have declined to affiliate. This brings the present Democratic majority in the county to 2,479. ' The Chinese food sale and bake sponsored by the Church of the Brethren will be held today (Saturday) October 29th, in the building on the corner of Main and 4th Streets, next to the old M. E. parsonage. Tables will be provided and you may eat your dinner or supper there or take it home if you will bring containers. This sale will be from 10 a. m. until 8 p. m. All kind of good things to eat will be on sale. You are cordially invited to be present at the Firemen's Hall, North 3rd St., Denton, Sunday, Oct. 30, at 2 p. m. to hear Mr. J. H. L. Trout- felter, lecturer and Bible exegete of Baltimore, Md., give his inspiring message on the topic, 'America Headed for Dictatorship." The political trend Is toward dictatorship. Indisputable facts indicate dictatorial rule to come- here and the same facts reveal the name of the dictator. The Bible tells the name of the dictator and the length of his reign. The laws that will be enforced and the joyous news of peace and prosperity for all the people to follow now very soon. Don't fail to hear this good lecture. Seats free. No collection. Auspices Associated Bible Students. Bids will be opened November 7 at 11 a. m. for the addition to Caroline High School, Denton, the third project in the five-unit school improvement program sponsored by the Caroline County Board of Education, according to Benjamin C. Willis, superintendent of schools. The appropriation for the project was $45,000, although the cast may not exceed ?40,000. The PWA pays 46 per cent of the cost and the county the remainder. The six new classrooms will house the home economics and agricultural departments, in addition to serving as regular classrooms. Additions will be made, also, to the lavatory space and to the locker space. Bids for the addition to the Lockerman High School for colored children of the county at Denton were opened at the office of the Board of Education Saturday. Samuel No well of Denton was the lowest bidder. Hir, bid was $16,000. It Ls expected that construction of the auditorium-gym- at thia school will start within 10 days or two weeks. evening by the office staff at the Primrose Grill tea room and was presented with a very beautiful necklace. On Thursday evening her friends gave her another farewell party nt her home on 3rd and Gay St. Miss Beauchamp has been appointed to a position with the State Health department in Baltimore, effective November 1st. Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Doerr and Mrs. Winnie B. Fountain were invited dinner guests Sunday nt Locust Grove, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lockerman. Other callers were Mrs. Anna Jones nnd Mrs. Richards, of Georgetown, Del.; Mr. Louis Richards, Greenwood. Miss Mary Lockerman acted as hostess, due to the illness of her mother. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Mcssick were hosts at a reception on Wednesday afternoon in honor of the Governor and Mrs. Nice. Their spacious home at Bethlehem was open from 4:30 to 6 o'clock and many called to meet the guests of honor and the Republican candidates who were traveling with them on a campaign tour of Caroline county. The Tri-County Executive meeting of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union was held on Tuesday in the Baptist Church at Hurlock, Md. Those who attended from the Denton Union were Mrs. M. S. Andrews, Mrs. N. M. Vanscoy, Mrs. G. A. McD'aniel and Misses Ada and Elsie Matthews. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Hitchens last Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. John Stnllings and Mrs. Victor C. Hitchens, of Laurel, Del.; Mrs. E. E. Freeny, of Delmar, Del., and Mrs. Stella H. Elliott, of Philadelphia, who remained for a visit of several days. Miss Edith M. Eaton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Eaton, o*f Denton, and John H. Passwaters, aLso of Denton, were married at the home of Rev. J. W. Krabill, near here, on Saturday evening, October 22, at eight o'clock. The young couple will live in Denton. Col. Frederick F. Lyden, of New York, who has been enjoying a holiday at his Potter's Landing home, was greeted by many old friends at an impromptu reception for Democratic candidates following the mass meeting at the Dentonia Theatre on Thursday. Miss Margaret Parks, of Swnrth- more, Pa., spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. U. B. Parks, of near town. Mary Alburger spent last week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Seldon Waiters, in Philadelphia and Allentown, Pcnna. Mrs. William D. Uhlcr left last week for Florida, expecting to spend the winter in the sunny South, as usual. will preach at 7:30 p. m. These two occasions will be tho last opportunity that members of the Episcopal Church and other friends will hnve of meeting Bishop DHVCH- port in Caroline county and it is hoped that many will be present to wish him farewell. The Rev. M. S. Andrew.? will tleliv cr a sermon to members of the Ordc of Eastern Star on Sunday morning November G, when Caroline Chaptci No. G2, will attend the regular morn ing service in a body. The Rev. E. C. Hallman will preach in Denton M. E. Church at the morn ing service tomorrow, Sunday, Octo second part wns in the foim of a play entitled 'Methodist Women Look ut the World." In this Miss Stella Matthews bud the leading pint, which was t h a t of Mrs. Traveler. In the busine-s meeting tho budget was presented by the treasurer, Miss Viola Jones, and it was voted to accept the .same pledge as last year. It was decided to hold a Thankoffcring Luncheon, a* lust yenr nnd to invite the Community Club to share in the Annual Hobby Show. Our hostess served cake and cream. Mr. nnd Mrs. Walter Bennington entertained nt Sunday dinner their mother, Mrs. Alice Bennington, nnd icr two sL-tcrs, Mrs. William Shnrp- loy, of Chincoteague, nnd Mrs. J. M. ilnymaker, of Centreville; with Mr. Shnrplcy and grandson, Gordon, nnd Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Haymaker and laughter, Mnrgcrie; also Mrs. Walter Bcnnington's biother, Mr. Herman Truitt, and his wife nnd dnughtcr, Dorothy May, of Chester, and Rev. 0. B. Reed, of Ridgely. Mrs. Ed Stevens, of Rehoboth, visited her pnrcnti', Mr. and Mrs. Harry Laird, on Sunday and curried home her aunt, Mr.'. Delia Thomas, of Rehoboth, who had been visiting her, ant! also her sister, Miss Mary Lain!, for a visit in Rehoboth. Governor and Mrs. Nice, Mr. Oscnr The Ridgely llomemnkeis Club met on Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. William Jnrrell, with thirteer members present and Afis. Paul Hoffman, president, presiding. Meeting was opened by singing "In the- Evening by the Moonlight," and "Grandfather's, Clock," led by the song leader, Mrs. Harry IIolsiMjjei 1 . Roll call topic was Old Fashioned Beauty Treatments, which revealed many strange customs. The following nominating committee wnu appointed: Mrs. Mary Wharton, Mrs. Richard Blackburn and Mrs. William Jnrrell. Pleitsu leave all gifts to be taken to the Easton Children's Home at the home of Mrs. William Jnrrell not later than November 9th. Miss Bessie Spafford gave a very interesting demonstration on the "Art of Make-Up." The November meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Mary Wharton on November 18th at 2 o'clock. Liden's Community Club invites anyone in the community interested in coat repair* to be present next HILLSBORO-QUEEN ANNE LETTER Newsy Items from the Twin Towns Along the Tucknhoe The teachers of our town left Thursday evening for Baltimore to attend the State Teachers Association on Friday and Saturday. Dr. and" Mrs. Depue II. Dnffey and daughter, Diane, of Washington, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jarrell. A COMMUNICATION T, L, ,,! T i i l " P J '', ""' S To the Rcndci.s of the Uenton Journal: Election day is about at hand, and it might he called a judgment day fo- the tax payers. What will be the n a t m e of the new lepieseiilatives and county commis- sioneis who will i u l e over us for the next decade? Are they going to be libeial with the handing out the pub- lie tax funds to the public oilico hold- en-, relief and old age pension departments, etc., at the expense of in- GREENSBORO AND ITS ENVIRONS Newsy Items Concerning Second DI» trict People mnd Mitten Rev. John Watson, who has been pastor of the Greensboro Baptist Chuich for a little more than two year-, resigned la.st Sunday morning following the morning worship hour. Brother Watson will become pastor of Alamcda Church in Baltimore. * Mr. nnd (laugh lier mother, Mrs. John Skinner, on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Milton W. Bcaven and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hopkins are spending several tlays at Niagara Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gale, of Wilmington, were week-end visitors of his parent^, Mr. and Mrs. Everett j'ale. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mes-ick, of Wilmington, were guests of Mr. W A. Holt and sisters last Wednesday Mrs. Emma Beauchamp has re- urncd to Betterton, after spending hree weeks at her home here. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Taylor, of Easton, were Sunday guests of Mr, ind Mrs. Jamas Sherwood. Mrs. Joseph Thomas, of Chester, Md., spent several days with Mrs. Milton W. Heaven recently. Mr. and Mrs. Brown Thawley, of r r -- - -..,- - - - » j » t » l . - l _ u*. 1 1 1 - ... i dustrinlists anil fainu-rs? Or will * ' received from him Wednesday and t h i n k Urn stated that Mr,. Watson, who fa in s the farmer and -lioiild value leceived for their labor an tiixt-s 1 Thursday, November 3, at a meeting »?· , an " w TM' f w n . TMTMley of in the club hn u s n from in .n ,,, tn * MllfortJ ' were Sunda v v ' s 't°''s °t Mr. Lescr, candidate for U. S. Senate, Mr. Charles H. Gil*-on, candidate for House of Representatives, and sev- ber 30. Denton M. P. Church, Sunday, Oc tober 30: The pastor, the Rev. T. J Turkington, has chosen for tho sub ject of his morning sermon "The Sun. Thing That Failed"; for the evening "Saints in Sinful Surroundings." Re hoboam is the subject for the Bibk portrait sketch in Christian Endeavor Revival services arc in progress ii Wesley M. E. Church, Burrsvillu, in charge of Miss Ruth Savage, of Leipsic, Del. There will be two services on Sunday, October 30th, at 11 a. m and 7:30 p. m. Everyone welcome Services will continue every evening next week. Concord Church will observe World Temperance Sunday by a special service, led by the young people of the church. A message for the occasion will be brought by the pastor. The Young People's Choir will sing. Masses on Sunday, October 30th, in the Catholic Churches of Denton and Ridgcly will be as follow.;: In St. Elizabeth's Church, Denton, 8:30 o'clock; in St. Benedict's Church, Ridgely, 10 o'clock. Confessions will be heard in St. Elizabeth's Church on Sunday morning at 7:45. Sunday evening devotions will be held in St. Benedict's Church at 7:30. RIDGELY Mrn. 0. B. Reed was taken ill while visiting her daughters, in Washington. Miss Mattie Smith, of Denton, visited Miss Alice Wilson on Tuesday. Mrs. Arthur Scully visited in Wilmington Tuesday and Wednesday. Mrs. Paul Hemmons, of Centreville, was in town Sunday. Mrs. Maud Hemmons has returned from a visit in Baltimore. Mrs. Charles Herzog is spending some time in Rehoboth. Mrs. Cnrlile Bennington is in Fifer Hospital. Joy Hoffmnn is on the sick list. Rood Food For Sound Thinkers Never has anyone plucked the fruit of happiness from the tree of injustice.--Anon. In life's small things be resolute and great.--Lowell. AN ODE TO THE CHOPTANK RIVER Dear Old River, as I sit upon your hank, While the sun is sinking low, And gaze upon your loveliness In the sunset's ruddy glow; My thoughts return to childhood days The happy dayu of yore, When I was as carefree as the wind That played with me on the shore. In the joys of childhood, Old River, You played an active part. And as time sped on, I found That you "had crept into my heart. I selected a .?pot on the hillside For my last, long, restful sleep; And I knew that it would be peaceful While you flowed along at my feet. But time has brought many changes, And now I can find no trace Of the spot which I chose in my childhood For my final resting place. But years may come, and years may go, Nought can our friendship sever, For you'll keep flowing on, and on, And I shall live forever. And now my song is ended, Yet I linger upon your bank. And the sun is gone, but still you arc Beautiful, Old Choptank. OLIVIA P. ROE. BAN .FAST DRIVING TO BANISH DEATH, SAYS PROVIDENCE Death hju been driven from the streets of one large American city by the application of common sense, report T. E. and E. J. Murphy in the Rotarian Magazine. Providence, R. I., with a record of 125 deathless days, has proved that slow driving is safe driving. Its death rate Qf only 4.7 for the first six months of 1938 was the lowest for cities of its size in tho United States, according to the National Safety Council. During the same period nnnfatal traffic accidents were reduced from 679 to 2C7. When an analysis of fatal accidents occurring over a period of years showed that in 85 pur cent of the coses speed was n major factor in the fatality, traffic officials cut the top speed limit to 25 miles an hour. Though warned well in advance, motorists howled when the police--always out whore they could bo seen-cracked down, but, enlightened, they soon teamed up to make their city one of the safest in tho United States. Uncompromising enforcement and safety education have given life-not death--the green light in Providence. cral county candidates on the Republican ticket, visited town on Wednesday morning. Misses Atla and Elsie Mntthews, of this plnce, with Mns. Milton Andrew?, Mrs. George McDanicI anil Mrs. Vanscoy, of Denton, attended the Executive Meeting of the Tri-County W. C. T. U., at Hurlock, on Tuesday. Mrs. T. W. Jones has returned after an absence of several weeks, during which she has visited in Altadena and San Franci-co, California, San Antonio, Texas; New Orleans, Louisiana, and Thurmont, Maryland. Rcpresentatvcs of our Recreation Centre and Recreation Association made nn observation tour of the C. C. C. at Vienna and the two recreation centers at Federalsburg, on Friday of last week. Mrs. Lavinin Roscoe, of Fclton, spoke in the Methodist Church on Sunday cveiling. After the service she and her son, Mr. John Roseoe, wcra guests of Rev. L. S. Matthews and daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Harford Porter, entertained their sons, Floyd and William, who are employed, tho first at Cnpc Center, and the second on a barge on Chesapeake Bay. The third of a series of weekly game parties was held nt tho Recreation Center last Friday evenim.'. lames were tlirectcd by Misses Elsie and Stella Matthews. A Cradle Roll service was held in the Church of the Brethren last Sunday. Next Sunday a Student Volunteer Band, fronl Elizabthtown College, will sing. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flounders, of his place, with Mr. nnd Mns. Charles flobbs, of Baltimore, visited Gettys- jurg on Sunday nnd climbed Big [found Top. The Recreation Association met at he Center on Monday evening and voted to purchase a stove nnd to replace broken window panes. Several members of the Church of in the club house from 10 a. in. to 5 o'clock. Help in shortening or making over coatj will be given. Patterns for children's coats to be cut from larger conts will be available as well as assistance in cutting. All taking part in the meeting are reminded to bring sewing equipment and a contribution to a noonday luncheon. The regular monthly meeting of Christ Church Guild will be held at the rectory next Tuesday evening, November 1, nt 7:30. Mrs. Black!-tone, who wns the delegate from the Guild to the annual meeting of the Women's Auxiliniy nt Chestertown the past week, will give a report of the meeting, nnd Mrs. Barclay II. Trippc, of Talbot county, former president of the diocesan organization of the Women's Auxiliary, will speak. The members of the Junior Guild of Christ Church hnve been invited to attend the meeting. The Homcmnkers Rally will bo held in the Brethren Church, Denton, on Tuesday, November 1st, at 10 a. m. The program will include music, reports of tho Clubs, and a talk, "My Vacation in Europe", by Miss Venia M. Kellar, Assistant Director of Extension, University of Maryland. In the afternoon the group will take a tour to old homes in the county. Plain Dealing, Lyford, and Hollywood or the Hardcastlo farm will be included. Lunch will be served by the Unity Club. BUREAU OPPOSES EXTRA JUDGE .he Brethren arc taking the Lender- ship Training course held on Friday evenings at Federalsburg. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. T. Temple have returned after a week's visit with heir daughter-in-law, Mrs. Kent Temple, at Bryn Mawr. Mr. and Mrs. Augustine Thomas, )f Kent Island, visited their nunt, Mrs. Amelia Bloxton, on Thursday vcning of last week. Mrs. Emma Jackson was recently visited by Mrs. Milton Smith, of Bal- imore, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Long, if Selbyville. Miss Ruth Grctsingcr, of Easton, /{sited her mother, Mrs. Ada Gret- inger, and sister, Mrs. Edwin Roop, rlonday. The Firemen's Supper nt the Jhurch House on Wednesday evening if lust week was very largely nt- cndcd, Mrs. Arthur Scully and grandson, Billy, and MIK. Frank Kibler and on, Francis, visited in Easton last lunday. Miss Virginia Holsinger, from n,car Annnpolis, spent the week-end with er parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adnm Hol- ingcr. Mrs. Arthur Richards and Mrs. Ha Swann and daughter, Ellen, vie- ted in Dover on Thursday of Inst vcek. Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Luff, Mrs. Lulu rteredith and Mrs. W. A. Scully were n Wilmington on Wednesday of last vcek. Mr. nnd Mrs. Douglns Bennington, f Denton, visited Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Curlile Bcnnington, who s ill. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. D. Rollison, of jhestortown, recently visited in town. Irs. Rolluon was Mrs. Mabel Ludvig. If you have i=pnre cnrpenters' tools ur Recreation Center would be very grateful for the gift or loan of them. Miss Thclma Bowman, of Salis- ury, is expected to spend Thursday o Sunday with her parents here. Mr. untl Mrs. C. W. McKnett, of iudlersville, visited her sister, Mns. Cmnui Jackson, on Wednesday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Thompson Swing vis- ted Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Goodwin in Jnltimore, over the week-end. Rev. G. W. Wuidncr, of Philndol- hia, occupied the pulpit of the Rc- ormed Church last Sunday. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. J. Ivison nnd Mr. nd Mrs. William Harrison Jr. vis- tcd Occnn City on Sundny. Mrs. Ord Rairlgh and Mrs. 0. A. Snulsbury attended the Quilt Exhibit n Easton on Saturday. Farm Bureau lender,; from Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's, Caroline and Talbot counties, at a recent meeting in Chestcrtown, decided to actively oppose the proposed amendment to the State Constitution providing nn additional judge in the second judicial circuit, which is composed of the five counties named. Objections to the amendment are made for -the following reasons: 1. If ratified by the voters of Maryland, it will mean an additional burden on Maryland's taxpayers. The salary of an associate judge is $8500 per year. 2. That the situation whereby the northern end of the circuit has no judge is temporary as Cecil County or -Kent will have the opportunity to elect a judge in 1942 due to the retirement of Judge Keating by that time. 3. To take care of the needs of Cecil County one of the three present judges visits Elkton one day in each week. This is in addition to the regular sessions of the court. 4. Tfie fact that the amendment stipulates that the proposed judge must come from Cecil County is not fair to the other counties in the circuit. and Mrs. Edgar Blades. Mrs. Chaa. Brown, of Wilmington, spent the week-end with her mother, Mrs. John Skinner. Peggy Blades, of Tuckahoc Neck, spent the week-end with Mildred Stenger. Mr. William Thompson and spent Sunday with relatives in Reading, Pa. Miss Loui.--e Gray, «f Denton, is the guest of Mrs. Mary Rowe. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Bramble spent the week-end in Baltimore. QUEEN ANNE Rev. A. W. Strickland preached on Sunday morning on the subject, "The Sabbath Day". His text being: "Remember the Sabbath Day to Keep it Holy". In the evening he preached on "Moses, Founder of a People". Miss Carolyn Holland was leader of th Epworth League service prccedii the evening woiship service. The Hillsboro Junior Choir wi practice at 3:45 p. m., on Friday a ternoon. Prayer meeting at 7:30 m., followed by Senior Choir practice The Hillsboro Sunday School will hoi Rally Day service on Sunday, No vumbcr G. The artistic posters advertising th Hillsboro Ladies' Aid supper on Tues day evening of this week were mad by the girls in Mr. Rowe's Art Clas Mrs. Harry Moore and Mrs. T. A Geiser hnve been on the sick list, bu are reported to be recovering at th time this is written. Mrs. Ada McDonnell was a. recen guest of her mother, Mrs. Mar White, of Ruthsburg. ACCIDENT BREEDERS The nation-wide reduction in highway fatalities this year challenges the mobilized forces of the traffic safety, movement to go forward with n yet broader program to combat existing maladjustments, tsnid Wallace Falvey, chairman of the advisory committee of the National Conservation Bureau, recently. Paying tribute to the port state authorities have taken in saving lives, sparing human suffering and protecting property on America's highways, he emphasized that greater uniformity of laws, regulations and administrative practices of motor vehicle departments .would benefit not only the officials charged with motor vehicle control, but also legislators and the great body of motorists. "The multiplicity of traffic control devices and regulations which confront the motorist when he ventures beyond his home territory, create confusion and irritation," he declared. 'And confusion and irritation breed accidents." States and municipalities developed traffic control in a more or leas helter- skelter fashion. No effort was made to achieve uniformity. The consequences arc obvious. A motorist traveling in a strange territory is confused. He drives through overhead control lights, because in his town the lights are placed on sidewalks, or roadsides, or on the pavc T ment itself. He looks in the wrong places for Stop and warning signs. He violates laws incessantly, and unknowingly takes risks that lead to accidents. The time for a change has arrived. We have managed to start the accident curve downward. And the inauguration of a movement to standardize traffic control devices and regulations would help keep it going down. A free clinic for dl-:cnscs of the chest will be held in the offices of the Health Department, Denton, next Thursday, November 3, at 9. A. M. Dr. Seth H. Hurdle will be in charge. HENDERSON Mr. and Mrs. J. Tuneff and chil dren, James, Barbara and Michael, o West Stockbridge, Mass., have re turned home after spending a weel with Mrs. Tuneff's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. W. Gcnisco. Miss Margaret Raughley has re turned to her position in Wilmington after . spending two weeks ut home with an infected hand. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Sweeney ant daughter, of Ycardon, Pa., spent the week-end with their parents, Mr. ant; Mrs. E. C. Gooden. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Clark and daughter, Miss Annabel, and Miss EU freta Snyder spent Sunday at Valley Forge, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. William Scward and daughter, of Marcus Hook, spent Saturday \vith Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Saterfield. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Weiss, of Willow Grove, Del., spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Schoppc. Mrs. Elma Harman, of Dover spent Wednesday with Mrs. Dora B. Melvin and family. Miss Elf ret a Snyder, of Bucna Vista, Va., is visiting Miss Annabel Clark. Mr. S. S. Jam5, of New York City, spent the week-end with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. James Reed, of Centreville, visited relative.; here Sunday. The Sewing Circle was entertained by Mrs. Rae Jones Thursday evening. COMPARATIVE DISTANCES An official statement, blessed by authority of the United States Government, says that American motorists will drive nearly 300 billion miles in 1938. With a long lend in the barrel of s\ fancy pencil tho riddle can be worked by estimating the average miles per car, multiplied by about 30 million drivers. You don't need to "ask Rip- Icy". But it couldn't be done in the day:of the old square-top cars. The official conjurer says that in 1027 the American motorists did not go half as far, nil together. In 1012 an automobile advertisement read: 'The car that I now bring out is regarded by me as pretty close to finality .!. I do not believe that a car materially better will ever be built". The motor car industry has never stood still--each year has witnessed added mechanical improvements, better values and more artistic offerings. The new models of 1938 arc unquestionably superior in every way and have bettor values than any of their predecessors. Lust August was the highest travel-fever month of the year, packed with vacation-hunters, many of whom had two or three weeks for relaxation. They had nt their disposal the advantages of modern speed and super-highways, giving time to cover the national parks and visit «ny part of the United States. It is also important to note the fact that the tourists spend 5 billion dollars a year and that 80 per cent of the travelers use their automobiles. Farm products are bringing abou half or less money than what it cost to produce them, and they, (the fai niers) arc- at their wits end to kno\ how to make their ends meet finan dally. There is talk nmong the state poli liciiins to increase the pay of th (school teachers. That hounds good fo 'the school teachers. "I would like U ask these politicians what do the- school teachers know or do that ren tiers their services so valuable?" Art. you politician? just pulling off a po Iitical ,=tunt or arc you trying to wreck the farmers and business men with taxes? This relief stuff. Taxing farmers hard earned living so as to employ a few office holders, that run arounc the county, anil donate what tax mon ey they don't'need for themselves to a few humans that ought to be placet m the almshou.se or forced to hun work and earn a living. Nine thousand dollars has been np preprinted to the old age pension by the Into county commissioners. At the present rate farm products arc bring- yin'n^ 1 wi " J! ost the farmers fiom 518,000 to $20,000 to produce this 59,000. Do farmers and business men owe humanity n pension because they mve existed above this terra firms G5 years? If they do not, then this must be a form of tyranny, probably confiscation of-property with no bene- r it to the victim or donor. The alm.shouse used to take care of nir unfortunate -aged some lime ago After reading a statement by Miss Shockloy (a relief employee) in a local paper, that the "condition of tho ilmshousc was intolerable," I drove out to look the place over and found a $10,000 building for the inmates in lice shape, clean and sanitary, nicely ixed for heating in cold weather, con- ented inmates, a courteous manager ·ind a farm in apparent good shape. Jnly $2,000 has been appropriated for the upkeep of this institution and its inmates, and it is capable of taking cnre of n good many more. This outfit has always tnkn care of our unfortunates in tho county for a total sum of $2,500. This relief and old age pension now costs the local and federal government close to $50,000. The federal government is reported to be 33 billion dollars in arrears. The stnte of Ohio has cancelled this old age pension stuff. They saw they could not keep it up. Do the readers of the Journal think we can keep it up? There are two classes of candidates on the ticket. There nrc liberals nnd conservatives. Our judgment day is nt hand. Will you vote a straight Republican or Democratic ticket or will you pick out the conservatives from the liberals or vice versa? I am talking to you, taxpayers. · A^ G. GELLETLY. ADAMS CROSS ROADS as the hospital there, is but very little improved. Regular services will be held next Sunday, with Mr. Ferguson, a layman and member of the c h u i c h , doing the preaching both morning and evening. A business meeting will be held following the morning worship hour. All members Mr. and Mrs. Kemp Adams an family and Mr. anil Mrs. Recs Adams and family spent Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Arthu Adams and family. The occasion wai ittle Bobby Wright's third birthday anniversary. Ice cream and cake wa served. Mr. nnd Mrs. Hugh Vincent and family, Messrs. Ira and Harvey Wil "iamson spent Sunday afternoon will 1 W. and J. L. Adams. On Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Nuttle Mr.' and Mrs. Will Parker, of Feder alsburg, were gucste. Mr. J. L. Adams entertained at took on Monday afternoon Mr. am Mrs. Edw. Nuttle, Mrs. Will Parker nnd Mrs. Harry Davis, nil of Fcdcr- nlsbu'rg, Mcsdnmes Earl Adnms, Walter Adams, Grace Horsey, W. I. Hubbard nnd Miss Pauline Adnms spent Monlay afternoon with Mrs. Emma Neal Mr. nnd Mrs. Thurman Fountain ipent Sunday evening with her par- ints, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Taylor, oi near Seaford. Mrs. John Adnms and granddaugh- er, Virginia Lee Robinson, spent aturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. )rric Adams. Mrs. Charlie Lyden and daughter ,nd Mrs. Caivin Scott, of Federals- urg, culled on relatives here Friday fternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lyden nnd son, f Federalsburg, spent Sunday nfter- oon with Mr. nnd Mrs. Enrl Adnms. Mr. and Mrs. George Wheatley nnd on und Mr. Johnny Reed spent Sunny with J. L. nnd C. W. Adams. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Adams and amily, of Cambridge, spent Sunday ith D. F. Johnson and sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Fountain pent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Nornan Wright, of Federal-burg. Mrs. Lee Adams nnd daughter, of Cambridge, spent several dayi; re- ently with relatives here. Miss Virginia Horsey, of Goldey's, Vilmington, spent Friday und Sntur- ay here with her parents. Mns. W. J. Hubbard spent Tuesday fternoon with Mr. J. L. Adams. Rev. E. C. Hallman will preach nt loomcry Sunday at 3 p. m. Mr. Paul Horsey entertained the -H Club last Friday evening. ---^^*-»-^^-- RIDGELY Mrs. Harry Stcdmnn has returned ·om a month's visit with her moth- r, at Frederick. Miss Grace Smith visited her aunt, Easton, on Saturday and attended ic quilt exhibit. Mr. and Mrs. John Applobaum and aughtcr, Shirley, spent part of last cck in Baltimore. Miss Alice Wilson has returned etter after a slay in Philadelphia encral Hospital. Mrs. Imu Cooper, of Wilmington, sited her sister, Mrs. Lula Mcre- th, last week. Rev. 0. B. Reed preached an anni- ersary sermon in Ellendale last unday evening. Mrs. Ella Longer, of Price, has rc- urned home after a visit with Mrs. nrford Porter. Misses Madge and Mary Hollings- irorth will spend the week-end in altimoie. Mrs. A. W. Scully went to Clay- iont on Tuesday for n few days visit. please be piescnt. A very quiet wedding was solemnized at the home of Gilmorc Saddler, in Chester, Pa., last Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, when his daughter, Miss Marie Agnes Saddler, became the bride of Morris Alan Dragoo, of Ridgely, son of Mrs. M. A. Dragoo. Only relatives and close friends were present. The ceremony was performed by Rev. John T. Watson. Miss Kuth Saddler, sister of the bride, was maid-of-honor. Sterling Saddler, an uncle, was best man. The bride wore royal blue velvet and carried a corsage of pink rose buds. The bridesmaid .vore wine-colored velvet, with a corsage of pink rose buds. Mr. and Mrs. Winder Brockway, of Westminster; Mr. and Mrs. Harry bright and daughter and friend, Miss Bertha Grongan, of Baltimore, and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bostic, of hester, were week-end visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Noble Sipple and Mr. nd Mrs. William Sipple. Little Joyce Anne Nichols, daugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nichols, who las pneumonia and was taken to the Emergency Hospital, Easton, on Thursday of last week is much improved and expects to return home he latter part of the week. Dr. and Mrs. G. B. Pearson, of Newark, Del., and Mrs. Oakley Waren, of Middlctown, Del., were guests ·n Tuesday of Mrs. John Greenlee. Mr. and Mi's. John Cahall, of Smyrna, Del., were Sunday visitors f Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nichols and Ir. and Mrs. Michael Ash. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wyatt and eon, ^eslie, and Miss Mary Louise Bennett pent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Vnlkcr Cline, of Manheim, Pa. Mr. and M.K. Frank McSorley and on, of Holly Oak, Del., were Saturny evening visitors of Mr. and Mrs. V. Thomas Thornton. Mrs, Charles Rich and Mrs. T. F. )abson gave a surprise birthday arty last Tuesday evening to Mrs. Sffa Plummer. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Raughley and on, Burton, of Wilmington, visited Ir. and Mrs. Alfred Blackburn on unday. Mrs. Mary Jackson, Mrs. Ethel ritchctt and son, Jack, spent the week-end with relatives in Bridge- villc. Calvin Butler, local barber, and his family moved to Rehoboth, Del., this week, where he will conduct a barber shop. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Taylor and daughter, Miss Eleanor, and Carlton Smith tpent Sunday in Williamsport, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Dingledine, Mrs. Alec Griffin and Mrs. T. F. Dabson spent Thursday in Laurel, Md. Harry Russell, of Atlantic City, was a week-end visitor of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Russell. Misses Connie and Betsy Taylor were week-end guests of Sir. and Mrs. Harry Taylor, at Preston. Mrs. Annie Hall, of Templeville, wns a visitor on Monday of Mr. and Mrs. W. Thomas Thornton. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Blackburn, of Wilmington, spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Weaver. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wahl, of Wilmington, spent the week-end with Mrs. Cora Wyntt. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Travcrs spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Will Roes,* of Goldsboro. Mrs. S. D. Carrow, of Hartly, was visitor on Monday of Mrs. Clayton Porter. Alvah Dabson, of Washington, pent last week with his family here. Miss Ernestine Carroll spent Sunday with her parents, at Hillsboro. Charles Wienckc Sr. spent the later part of the week in Baltimore. · » BURRSVILLE Miss Ruth Savage, of Lcipsic, Del., ias charge of the revival services be- ng held in Wesley M. E. Church. She hog been assisted this week by neighboring pastors. She brings the message both by preaching and sing- ng. Services will continue through next week. Everyone welcome. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hopkins and ittlc son, of Chester, Pa., were the guests of the former's parents, Mr. nd Mrs. Howard Hopkins, on Tues- ay last. They were accompanied omc by their sister, Miss Pauline, who spent the remainder of the week vith them. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Fountain, Mr. nd Mrs. David Ellwanger and chil- ren, Mrs. Lola Blades, Mrs. Webster vins and children, Mr. and Mrs. Hary Murphy and children visited riends near Easton on Sunday. The Ledics Aid of Wesley Church as entertained at the home of Mr. nd Mrs. G. L. Blades on Friday eve- ing of last week. The November meeting will be at the home of Mr. nd Mrs. John Thawley. Mr. and Mrs. Walton Willis, of Ircensboro, have purchased the farm wned by the Into Peter Wright, near Vcsley Church, and will move there oon. We welcome them into our community. The ladies of Wesley Church wish o thank all who in any way helped o make the supper held on October th a success. The net profit we* 125. Mr. and Mrs. George Locke, of Washington, visited the letter's par- nts, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Smith, art of this week. .Mrs. J. Frank Willis spent last vcck-end with her daughter, Mra. lalph Baker, in Georgetown, DeL Mr. Harry Porter, who has been eriously ill, ia convalescing. fSPA-PERI

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