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Page 5 Saturday Morning, November 26, 1938 lt«R)9 f1«WS from AH Cmioty Solicit,* Uu««r this H«%«. of ti»« Tbe Local Department DASHES HERE AND THERE · The W. C. T. U. will hold a bake on Saturday, December 3, in the vacant room next Townscnd's. For Rent--Three rooms, partly furnished if so desired.--Mrs. Mark Smith, 2nd Street, Dcnton, Md. And this commandment have ~ve from him, That he who lovcth God love his brother also.--1 John 4:21. Bake--The Epworth League of Denton M. E. Church will have a bake on Saturday, December 10. Place will be announced later. Dwelling for Rent--Modern house of medium size desirably located on East Market street in Dcnton.--Mrs. J. Frank Wright, Dcnton, Md. A dance will be given by the Girls Progress Club of Dcnton, in the Masonic Hall in Dcnton, on December lat. Come and dance to the music of Lynn Checzum's orchestra from 9 to 1. Dwelling PERSONAL AND SOCIAL NEWS Interesting Itema About Yourself And Your Friends It being National Education Week, the subject of the program at the last meeting of the Community Club was Education, with Miss May Thompson as the speaker. The talk was very illuminating and was much appreciated by the club members. It was decided to send jelly to the veterans at Perry Point, and also to solicit donations CITIES DEPEND ON HIGHWAYS FOR FOOD A big city eats food like a giant. It really would take a beanstalk in Central Park the size of that planted by Jack to supply that particular vegetable in sufficient qualities to feed the teeming millions of New York City. Not only New York, but Chicago, Washington, San Franeii-co, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Fort Woith and all the other great metropolitan centers of this country arc dependent V.VI11V13 VJl. Ulin wuuiibij u\; ui:|fuii\it;iii. for Easton Hospital, where^ many u p n n a ei g nntic dny.by-day supply of food that is transported by trucks over the highways from tho outlying for Rent -- Attractive house desirably located on Franklin street, Denton. Modern and complete in every detail--hardwood floors, heat, hot water, screens, awnings, etc. --Mrs. J. Kemp Stevens, Dcnton, Md. Seventeen hundred and forty-one county-wide licenses, at $1.25 each, and 81 state-wide licenses, at $5.25, have been issued at the office of T. Clayton Horsey, clerk of the Circuit Court. Thetse represent more than the usual number. More than 1200 children accepted the invitation of Mr. Mellits, general manager of the Dcntonia Theatre, to enjoy a program of movies in the afternoon of Thanksgiving Day. Everybody had a good time and nobody seemed to mind the bad weather. The Caroline Post of the American Legion installed officers at a meeting in the courthouse, last Friday night. The new officers are: Commander, Lewis McNeal; vice-commander, Winficld T. Nichols; adjutant, Dr. Maurice A. Brackett; treasurer, Sherman L. Tribbibt; auditor, Samuel Jopp. Ray Tablcr, of Centrc- ville, and Charles Wicland, of Talbot County, district vice-commander, were the principal speakers. E. H. E. Thieroff, Preston, and Caroline patients are treated free. A rummage sale will soon be held by the club. At the next meeting the subject of the program will be International Relations, with Mrs. M. S. Andrews in charge. Announcement is made by the Rev. and Mrs. Mclvin E. Whcatlcy, of Elkton, Md., formerly of Dcnton, of the engagement of their daughter, Miss Ruth Everett Wiftcatley, to the Rev. Aldcn T. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon H. Smith, of Madison, N. J. Mr. Smith is pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Gladstone, New Jersey. The wedding will take place in the spring. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Holsingcr will celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of their marriage on Sunday, November 27. Following a family dinner party, they will receive their friends from three to six o'clock in the annex of the Dciiton Brethren Church. All arc cordially invited to participate in the celebration by attending the reception. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gilhooley, of New York, announce the marriage of their daughter, Mary Christine, to Mr. Harry Gerry Westcrficld on Sunday, November 20th. Mr. Wcstcrficld is well known here, where he lived for several years while his father wan pastor of Dcnton M. E. Church. The marriage of Miss Beatrice Elizabeth Griffith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Griffith, of Denton, and Mr. Harry Edward Hall, also of Denton, took place last Saturday evening at the home of the officiating minister, the Rev. J.' W. Krabill, near Denton. Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Sennett, of Lin- districts to course, the the city situation markets. Of is somewhat different in smaller towns where the inhabitants are much closer to the gardens, orchards, farms and dairies that provide tho good and wholesome things to eat for their respective dining tables. But, even the r^mall town grocery stores and butcher shops depend to a large extent on the delivery of produce by truck. In Volume 22, No. 4, of "The Agricultural Situation", issued by the Bu- . Richard Blackburn, Ridgely, chairmen of the Program Committee, Monday, announced the date of the Annual Farm Bureau Banquet. It will be held in the Preston High School, December 6th at 7 p. m. The program will include addresses by Ex-Congressmen John Norton, of Nebraska, Harry H. Nuttle, C. E. Wise, Jr., tinwood 0. Jarrell and others. The dinner will be served by the Ladies' Aid of the Preston M. E. Church. The woods will go to town this year, as usual, in the form of laurel garlandri and holly wreaths for the Christmas trade. The business of making laurel garlands for Christmas decoration, at 1 cent a yard, and of making 'holly wreaths, at 4, 5 and 0 cents each, according to size, quality and the type of berries used, has begun and will continue until nearly Christmas. Women who are adept at weaving garlands can earn from $2.25 to |2.50 by working nine hours a day. Sometimes a skilled worker can earn 950 during a season, by weaving garlands. If artificial berries are used, 1 cent is deducted from the price paid for a holly wreath. The six weeks' interdenominational religious training school, in Federalsburg, held on successive Friday nights, closed last week, when 36 received certificates from Rev. H. H Ward, dean of the school. Special features of the exercises were choral numbers by 40 students in a course in sacred vocal music, conducted by Wendell E. Johnson, music teacher in the high school at Bridgeville. Mr. Johnson was also a soloist during the program which included prayer by the Rev. Dr. Franklin B. Bailey, of Christ M. P. Church; scriptural reading by the Rev. F. D. Milbury, pastor of Union Church; and benediction by the Rev. Preston W. Spence, of M. E. Church, 'Preston. ' Mrs. Annie N. Fisher, wife of John C. Fisher, died Wednesday evening at her home, near Preston, aged 70 years. She was the daughter of the late John and Susanna Nasbitt of Indiana County, Pa. Funeral services will be held at the home today, (Saturday) at 2 p. m., in charge of Rev. H. H. Ward, pastor of Church of God, Federalsburg, and Rev. Roy L. Tawes, pastor of Washington M. E. Church at Hurlock. Interment will be in Washington cemetery, Hurlock. She ia survived by her b IK band, Joh'n C. Fisher, and the following children: Mrs. John B. Bycrly, of Glenside, Pa.; Mra. Milton Harper, of Hurlock; Otto S. Fisher and Mrs. Harry W. Krause, of Philadelphia; Paul C. Fisher, of Denton, and Russell B. Ffcsher, at home; also by one sister, Mrs. Ella Freeh, of Johnstown, Pa., and one brother, Mr. George Nesbitt, of Crcekside, Pa. Charles Edward Turner, 74 years old, a contractor and later an em- ploye of the DuPont Company at South Amboy, N. J., died Tuesday, after a long illness, at the 'home oi his son-in-law, John Ebling, between Denton and Ridgcly. Until last week - he was a patient in Medical Center, New York Ciry. He was twice married. His first wife was the former Miss Amanda Jones, of Blackbird, Del., and his second wife, who sur vives, the former Miss Laura Meredith, of Willow Grove, Del. He is survived by 10 children, eight by the firr.t marriage and two by the second marriage. They are: Harold Turner, of Hampton, Va.; William Turner, OL New York City; Charles Turner, of New York City; Mrs. John Ebling, of Ridgely; Mrs. Orrin Santhysen, of Fanwood, N. J.; Mm. Swain Malm, of ·Farrwood, N. J.; Mrs. Howard Newman, of Parlin, N. J., and Norman Turner and Roland Turner, of Spoti wood, N. J. Funeral services were conducted at the Methodist Episcopal Church, Ridgely, Friday, at 2 p. m. "by the Rev. Harry Ziegler, of Easton, Md. Burial was in Ridgely cemetery. wood, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Horn, of Hurlock, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Isher, of Federalsburg, visited Mr. and Mrs. Clarence A. Sennett last Sunday. Mrs. Elizabeth Higgins, of Baltimore, spent the week with them. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wright, Evelyn Wright, Cannon Wright, Lou we Williamson and Vincent Love were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Willey, of Milford, Del., on Sunday. The Ladies Aid of Denton M. P. Church will meet next Tuesday evening, the 29th, at the home of Mrs. Maud Johnson. Mrs. George Mitchell will assist as hostess. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Seeders, of East New Market, spent a few days last week with their daughter and family, 'Mr. and Mrs. Preston A. Spicher. Mrs. R. J. Collins and Mrs. J. W. Alt-father visited the former's son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Collins, on Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Seeders visited Rev. and Miw. S. L. Hanby, of Lincoln, Del., on Sunday. Rev. Hanby is still seriously ill. Mrs. R. J. Collins spent the weekend shopping in Philadelphia. She al- visited-Valley Forge and other places of interest. Miss Margaret Jane Knotts has gone to Duke University to participate in the festivities of the Thanksgiving holiday. Mrs. R. J. Collins: and Mrs. J. W. Altfather spent the week-end visiting the former's sister, in Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rash spent Saturday night and Sunday visiting Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Collins. Messrs. Harry and Harold Altfather spent the week-end visiting in Wilmington, Del. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Collins spent last Monday in Chester and Ridley Park, Pa. reau of Agricultural Economics of thu U. S. Department of Agricultine, William C. Crow says, "Laige city markets now receive about half their supply of frosh fruits and vegetables by motor truck. A survey in 1U3C le- vealed that nearly 45 per ctnt of the supply of 40 cities was transposed by motor -- New York City, about 10 per cent; Philndcdlphia, 45; Boston, 33%. The figures ranged up to 72 per cent for Atlanta and 83 for Los Angeles." Mr. Crow further states, "The use of the motor truck in moving produce from grower to consumer has resulted in many economics. The produce is picked up at the farm and moved directly to the market. Frequently delivery is made direct to retail stores. The number of handlings is reduced. Costs of transportation arc often less than short-haul or less-tlian-carloa.l or rail rates. Speedier delivery reduces losses from spoilage." But don't lost sight of the important part played by the highway! While the big cities depend on truck delivery for their fruitw and vcge- WEEKLY RIDGELY NEWS LETTE Items of Special Interest to Resident of the Seventh District Community Club met on Monda in tin; libi:iry. It was decided to in vitc "Bob White" to give us an eve niiig of loading!.-. The niogram wa in charge of Miss Elsie Matthews an included a Thanksgiving hymn psalm, and prajei; a histoiy of th Thanksgiving fcstivnl, paiticulaily o the campaign waged by Mis. Sar Jnsepha Halo, from tho days of Pros ident Polk nn through five adminis trations, which finally resulted in th establishment of Thanksgiving as national holiday, told by Miss Elsi M;itthe\vr.; readings by Mrs. Fran Scwiiifl and Miss Mary Laird; 11tunic led by Mrs. Maude Hcmmons ani Miss Margaret Swing; alphabetica lists of blessings , by all; and jum The next meeting is postponet for a week on account of the play. The Woman's Home Missionary Society at theii meeting on Thurs day of last week, postponed from a week earlier, set Thun-day, Dccem ber 1, for the annual Thankoffcring luncheon, Honors in contests on tho institutions of the society were won by Miss Viola Jones in one, in tho other Misso, Mary Laird and Elsie Matthews tied. Our hostess, Mrs Frank Seward, invited us to the dm ing loom and regaled us with banana ice cicain and cocoanut cake in abundance. The Homemakcrs Club met on Friday of last week with Mrs. Mary Whnrton and elected officers for nexl year as follows: President, Mrs. Paul Hoffman; vice-president, Mrs. Chas Stevenson; sccrctaiy, Mrs. J. Boone Jnrrcll; trcasurei, Mrs. Walter Bcn- nington. They will hold their Christmas party at the Firehousc on the 14th. CHURCH NOTICES Regular services in charge cf the pastor will be held in Dcnton M. E. Church this Sunday. Special music by both choirs. As a prelude to the morning service, _ Mrs. Elsie Nuttle and Mrs. Dorothy Rue will play as a duct --piano and organ--the "Largo" from "The New World Symphony", by Dvorak. Denton M. P. Church--A special service under the auspice* of the Woman's Missionary Auxiliary will replace the regular Sunday morning service tomorrow and the Thank Offering will be received. The pastor's topic for the evening service will be, "How to Conquer Enemy Number One"; the subject of the Bible portrait sketch for Christian Endeavor, Lazarus of Bethany. Church of the Brethren services for November 27th--The Sunday School will meet at 10 o'clock. Worship at 11 o'clock followed by the sermon by the pastor.-Evening services begin at 7 o'clock. B. Y. P. D. will be in charge of Sylvia Sccse. Christian Workers leader, Mrs. Richard Bullock. Masses on Sunday, November 27th, in the Catholic Churches of Dcnton and Ridgcly will be as follows: 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 7:46. There will be Sunday evening devotions in St. Benedict's Church at 7:30. tables, the truck drivers must be nblc to depend on the road! If the highway is not a good one and safe to travel at a rate that will guarantee the I speedy delivery referred to in Mr. Crow's statement, the ability of tho vehicle itself and the skill of the driver will mean very little in achieving the desired goal. In this respect, it ib well to remember that all produce must first travel over secondary roads before it gets to a point where it can be transported over tho main or trunklinc highways into tho various cities. Good farm-to-markct roads are, therefore, just as necessary to the process of moving produce from grower to consumer as arc the main highways. I am going to make use of only a few figures to give you a further conception of tho extent of motor truck use in the transportation of perishable goods and other commodities. There arc 4,241,000 trucks in operation today on the highways of this country and more than 3,100,000 drivers are employed to operate them. Take the delivery of milk, for example, which is so important to the children of any community. Statistics show that 21 leading citis receive nearly all of their milk supply by motor truck, which means that the milk must be hauled each day over the highways from the outlying countryside to the city outlets. Such metropolitan centers as Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Detroit, Spokane and Minneapolis receive 100 per cent of their daily milk supply via the highways. Who, therefore, can contest the statement that a system of good and safe highways is a vital and absolutely necessary adjunct to the business of keeping the inhabitants of our cities and towns well fed. , BURRSVILLE Mr. and Mrs. John L. Chance entertained at a turkey dinner Sunday Mr. and Mrs. William R. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd P. Davis, Alison Dennis, of Chester; Mrs. John Moore, Mr. Henry Trice, of Denton; Mr. Wallace Chance, Mre. Earle Grouse and children, James Earle and Peggy; Mrs. Maggie' James, of Easton, and Mrs. William A. Wilson. Merchants who advertise in Thi Journal are not the only ones who have something to sell but they art the only ones that arebraggingabontit. To keep the dust off your merchandise, us* printers' ink--then it will not be ra TOOT shelves long enough to NON-GLARING HEADLIGHTS A demonstration of polarized light, newest scientific weapon to combat the perils of the dark highways, is the Keystone Automobile Club's contribution to motoring interest. The magic of polarization of light in ita application to tho problem of night driving was presented for the first time by the Club at the Philadelphia Automobile Show to demonstrate the possibilities of accident reduction by elimination of headlight glare. Motorists arc amazed by the effect produced by the use of polarizing screens on windshield and headlight lenses. Blinding glare instantly disappears when the screens, resembling camera film, arc in place, permitting a clear view to the right of the opposing headlights. Applied to moving vehicles, this means a total absence of glare, with corresponding visibility of objects along the roadway. Night accidents, particularly those involving pedestrians, would be reduced to a minimum through universal adoption of polarized light, Club officials declare. The purpose of the demonstration, it is explained, is to show the advances already made in polarization, although actual equipment of vehicles with polarizing screens is not immediately in prospect. To solve the glare problem, it i? pointed out, all vehicles must use the screens, on both windshields and headlights. Countrywide revision of the law's lighting requirements will be tho first big step in meeting the problem. This explanation of the method of polarizing is made by Club engineers: "The light from the opposing headlamps is a mass of wnvcs vibrating in all directions. It is blinding in its intensity. By lowering the polarizing screen over the headlamps, only parallel waves are transmitted. Tho glare is diminished, but not eliminated. It disappears, however, when the opposing lights are viewed through a similar polarizing screen, tho piano of polarization of wihich is at right angles to the transmitted rays. The planes of polarization of both headlight and viewing screen arc arranged at 45 degrees to the horizontal." The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. --Thomas Jefferson. Mr. Edward Turner died Tuesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Ebling, near Ridgcly. He lately came here from New Jersey, but had lived in Ridgcly many years ago, and later kept a store at Tuckahoc. He was nbout seventy-four years old and was father, grandfather and -great- grandfather of many children. Mrs. Florence 'Thompson, accompanied by her [laughter, Mrs. Alan Paisons, of Harrington, with whom she is staying, and her daughter, Miv. Haiold Hatfield, of Geoigetown, vi.sitcd here Monday. She had recently returned from a visit in Stroudsburg, Pa. The pre-school group of children under the charge of Miss Beatrice Bower, WPA worker, gave a very plea-ing program of recitations, songs and games before a group of mothers and fiiends, on Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson Swing and daughter, Suzanne, and Miss Elma Wilson have returned after a visit of two or three weeks in Ohio. Mrs. Swing is suffering from a sprained ankle and fracture of a small bone of the foot. Kitty Smith, colored, without arms, docs remarkable things with her feet, such as operating a car, writing with a typewriter, carpenter work, etc. Large crowds have attended her shows. Mr 5 . William C. Harrison and son, George, of Claymont, visited here briefly on Sunday, and Mr. and Mrs. William C. Harrison Jr. returned home with them to spend the week. The exhibit of books made by eur library committee for Book Week attracted so much attention that the committee was persuaded to arrange another display for this week. Mr. Benjamin Franklin Dctwilcr and Mr. Malcolm Mullins, of Montreal, Canada, enroute to Tavares, Florida, arc spending a few days with relatives in and near Ridgcly. Rev. Harold Hafer, of Ridgcly Reformed Church, hao accepted a call to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and will terminate his pastorate here with Sunday, December 11. "See You Later", a Triangle Play, is to be presented at · the Church House on the evenings of the 5th and Gth, under the auspices of the Community Club. The evening service was omitted in tho Church of the Brethren last Sunday evening, permitting members to attend the revival meeting at Easton. Mrs. Maude Hcmmons entertained over the week-end her sister, Mrs. Blanch Yorkdalc, of Arlington, and her daughter, Mrs. Carl B6chau, and family. Mrs. Ronald Lane lately entertained Mrs. Elmer Anthony, Mrs. Grant Yatos, Mre. A. M. Dewing and Frank Elzpy, of Ccntrcville. Ridgcly Basket Factory has resumed operations after a few weeks intermission, during which some changes have been made. ML s Bessie Spafford's class in upholstering on Tuesday was attended by about eleven, who made over n dozen or more cushions. Mr. and Mrs. John Starkcy and daughter, Addie, arc visiting their daughter and sister, Mrs. William Voss, in Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Dawson, of Philadelphia, were guests on Sunday at the home of her brother, Mr. Herbert Koencman. Mrs. W. T. Temple and Mr. and Mn3. Allen Temple and children have been visiting in New York and at Fort Lee, N. J. Misses Ada and Stella Matthew 1 and Miss Beatrice Bowers carried Ridgcly's donation to Easton Hospital on Tuesday. Mesdamcs Paul and Elmer Hoffman, Mi-s Ellen Hoffman, and Mrs. J. W. Mitchell shopped in Baltimore on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Flounders arc spending Thanksgiving and the weekend with Fred Junior and family at McDonogh. Mr. Edward Bowman and family spent Sunday with their pastor, Rev. J. S. Rittcnhouse, and family, near Quoen Anne. The ladies of the Reformed Church will servo the annual chicken an.l waffle supper on November 30. Mr. Wesley Bowers, Mr. E. F. Pearsaul and Mrs. Milton King have been on the sick list this week. Mrs. John Swing returned Saturday after several weeks spent with her daughters in New Jersey. Mrs. Ella Swann nnd Mrs. Herbert Hammond made a trip to Wilmington on Thursday of last week. HOMEMAKER CLUBS Written By Pulillclty Cli.ilriii.in .mil lle*le At Hp.iirurtJ, ll The Andersontown-Ilobbbs llonu makers Club met in the Cliurc! House, Conc'oid, on Tluiihday aftei noon of last week, with hcvontee members and three vLitors present The meeting was opened with a Thanksgiving song, after w^ich th secretary called the roll and ro.i minutes, which weic approved. Fiv members turned in their "foot o pennies". A nominating committee Airs. Schall, Mrs. Blown and Mis Nichols, \vns named to present name, (for officers for cru-uing year) at th' next meeting. Plans were made for j Christmas paity to be held Dccem ber IB. Mrs. II. H. Nuttle and Mis L. H. Thomas gave current events Mrs. Robt. Schall reviewed Con qucring Kitty, by Gcrtiude Ciown Hold, and Mis. Kirwin Eveingam 10 viewed Thicc Wheeling Thiouph Africa, by James Wilson. Mn*. Mur pliy talked of books, especially o: Homeing, and the president calle for the number of books read. Re lorts of work done bj members during the year wcie filed to bo for warded to Miss Spafford. Mrs. Sallii Irord and Mrs. Mildred Scott, demon- trators, passed recipes of skin frosh- ncr, cleansing cream, etc. They had made the recipes and passed the cronms for observation. Mis. Clara Deon and Mrs. Lulu Boauchamp, hos- csses, ccrvcd delicious refreshments. 4-H CLUB NEWS Last week was a very busy one for he 4-H girk. Thursday evening we had our regular meeting at the home f Nancy McConncl. We discussed the ally to be held in Ridgcly. The mect- ng was cut short to enable us all to go down to Long Short's Store and elect the clothes to be woin at the -H Fashion Show. Fiiday after chool we met again at the home of ur leader, Mrs. Frampton, who gave is instructions in the art of modcl- ng clothes. On Saturday morning, at 9 o'clock, twenty-two girls from ioth the senior and the junior clubs f Fcdcralsburg and their leaders s«'i ut for Ridgcly in Mr. Moigan's bus. 'he Rally was held in the Reformed Church. Mies Emerson gave us a nice alk about a New England Thanks- »iving and fairly made our mouths vater when she spoke of tho delicious akcd beans they enjoyed on Satur- ay nights. In the afternoon came tie event in which we weie most in- crested, namely, the fa-hion show. Our girls did exceedingly well, due o a great extent to our leader. We ·ant to express our appreciation to «ng and Short, Inc. We are indeed rateful to this firm for supplying us with such chic clothes. We received mny nice compliments on our ap- carancc. We sang all the way home nd I am sure we all felt that we ad accompltehed something and that ur trip hod really been worth while. -«---· AKE A LOOK AT ' YOUR PANTRY SHELVES With the Fall housocleaning prac- cally out of the way, and cvcry- ling looking spic and span, Dr. R. H. Rilcy, Director of the State Dc- artmcnt of Health, advises housi.- ccpers, as an extra precaution, to .akc a look at their pantry shelve* cfore settling down to winter rou- ne. "Be sure," he said, "that you have ot left a box of roach powder or a an of rat poison on the shelf with our baking powder, or a jar of pois- nous silver polish or something else qually dangerous, side by side with our pancake flour, your flavoring xtracts and spices, your tea and cof- ce cannistcrs, your sugar and salt takers, and the rest of the equipment in daily use. When you leave lings of this sort around you arc unning a terrific risk. "Over 00 cases of poisoning due to meat product, accidentally, heavily ontaminatcd, in some way, with rsenic, were reported to the State epartmcnt of Health, recently from ic Western part of the State. All of ic cases were traced to a common ource. Fortunately, thiough the roinpt action of the physicians, local ospitals, the county health department and tho county authorities, all f the cases were treated promptly, nd all recovered. Somt of the victims ere critically ill; many had a lighty close call. "Things of this sort, never happen ntentionally. They arc usually, due o carelessness in keeping poison ou-; ompounds in the same place with ouschold supplies; to the absence of libels; or to absent-mindedly failing o read the labels even when the cor ainers are properly marked. "Accidents of thfe sort can happen nywhcrc and in any home--nnd are kely to happen--unless every pos- ible precaution is taken to prevent icm. There are a few simple common-sense safeguards which can be ollowcd without any trouble. First: Have a special place for ny supplies that may be a source of anger. Don't keep insecticides, plant prays, rat poison, any other poisons r chemicals u^ed for household pur- osc, in the kitchen cabinet, the pan- ry or on the shelves where you keep ouschold supplies, food, pots and ans or nny other utensils it-ed In reparing food for tho table. "Second: No matter where you :ecp these dangerous supplies, sec hat every container is piopeily lab- led. Replace the labels when they all off. Dispcx-c safely of the con- aincrs, when their contents havf een used. "Third: Keep these dangerous sup- ilies--and of course, nil drugs, anil medicines--out of the reach of chil- Ircn, whether member? of the fnm- ly or visitors." THANK YOU For your vote, your expression of onfidcncc. The election is over--wu lave returned to normalcy. As for me, shall do nil that is possible to give good account of my stewardship. WM. M. GAREY, County Commissioner Elect. HILLSBQRQ-QUEEN ANNE LETTE Neway Items from the Twin Town Along the Tuckahoe / Mrs. Susan Thompson and son William, were hiappor guests of Mi and Mn-. T. A. Geiser last Sntuidaj Mi. and Mrs. Frank Fleming spen tile week-end with Mr. and Mis. Nor man Stnuighn, at Royal Oak. Mrs. N. E. Knott entcitained th Guild of St. Paul's I'. E. Churc Tliuisday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Krnip vi.sitc Mr. and Mn-i. George Poole, in Pres ton, last Sunday. Mr. Geoi ge Knott, of Chosapuak City, visited Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Knot on Sunday. Mrs. Newton Smith ontcttaincd a a biidgc luncheon Tuesday afteinoon Mrs. Win. Wliitely, of Youngwooil Pa., is visiting Mrs. Jamc.s Sherwood Mrs. Mjiry Rowe is visiting her .si- tor, Mrs. Harry Wught, in Preston. Mr. Fiancis Rowe viaitcd friend in Mill-boro on Saturday. QUEEN ANNE A soft drink truck belonging to Marvel Sons Company, of Ridgely running at n fast rate of speed, ran off the highway hcie on Saturday afternoon, slipped on the shoulder ol the road neai Mi. Alonzii Mullikin'? filling station, and hung su?ponde over the bank, which is quite steep at this point. The Chaires Garage finally succeeded in dragging the truck to safety and thence to the garage for repairs. Windows in the cab were broken, and the driver was lightly cut, it is said. Many bottles of soft drinks were broken. The Hillsboro-Quecn Anne Boy Scout Troop No. 133, had a most enjoyable treasure hunt on Wednesday of last week, the chase leading over and dale, till it finally wound up at the farm of Ralph Holland, near Hillsboro, where the "treasure" of lot dogs and kindred refreshments was finally run to earth. ADAMS CROSS ROADS A surpiise biithday party was iven to Mrs. Richard Scely on Tuesday evening. She icccived many use- 'ul gifb=. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Scely, His. Dean Scely, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Adams and son, Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Fountain, Mrs. F. W. Fountain, Mrs. John Adams, Mrs. Orrie Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Earle Robin-on and laughter were present. At a late hour cc cream and cake and candy were erved. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Harmon gave heir 4-jear-old son a birthday party Vedncsday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Orric Adams, Mrs. John Adams and Virginia Lee Robinson, Mr. John Won is, Mr. and Mrs. Fitz Zott and laughter were present. Ice cream and ake were served. There were several gathered at the lommunity house Saturday evening o shower Mr. and Mrs. Ben Leeser n their fiftieth wedding anniversary, 'hey received a lot of nice gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Elon Wright and son, Mr. and Mrs. Earle Robinson and aughtcr spent Friday evening with Mr. and Mis. F. W. Fountain and amily. The Bloomery Ladies Aid will meet .t the community house on Wednes:ay, November 30, with Mrs. Nellie Villiams and Eunice Wright a* hos- esses. Mrs. W. I. Hubbard entertained Irs. Emma Ncal, Mrs. Draper, Miss- s Joy Lee Jones and Lillie Adams t dinner on Wodno day. Mr. and Mrs. Earle Robinson and aughtcr called on Mr. and Mn?. El- icr Robinson and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Andrews recently. Mrs. Polly Gracf and lady friend, f Pennsylvania, spent Wednesday vening and Thursday with Mrs. Ithcl Wright. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Trivitts and aughtcr, Mr. and Mrs. Reese Adams pent Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Arhur Adams. Mr. and Mrs. George Terrell and on, of Pennsylvania, were the week- nd guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. 'ountain. Mr. and Mrs. Kemp Adams and amily were Sunday supper guests of Ir. and Mrs. Arthur Adams and amily. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Scely and on called on Mr. and Mrs. F. W. 'ountain and family on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Adams and son nd Miss Hcnnio Johnson shopped in Cambridge on Saturday. Miw. John Adams and Virginia Lee lobinson were Tuesday supper guests f Mrs. Orrie Adams. Mr. and Mrs. George Whcatlcy cn- crtaincd several of his relatives over ere on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Collins cntcr- -aincd his mother and sifter on Sun- ay. SMITHVILLE Mr. and Mrs. Benj. Lcescr were ;ivcn a party at the club house on jaturday evening by the Smithville lomemakers Club and Bloomery .atlics Aid, the occasion being their ifticth wedding anniversary. Mrs. Leeser is our olda-t club member. They received many beautiful and cry useful gifts. The lovely wedding nkc was presented to them by Mrs. "ritz-Rnndolf. The club room was jcautifully decorated in gold and vhite. Many games were played. Ro- rcshmcnts of cakes, candiei and cof- cc were served. We all wish them more happy years together. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Adams had ns their guests on Fiiday Mr. nnd ilrs. Kemp Adams and family, Mr. ind Mrs. Thos. Howard, of near Fcd- jralsburg; Mr. and Mrs. Reese Aclnms, Mr. nnd Mrs. Louis Trivitta ind Mr. Elwood Trivitts, of near Sca- orcl. Mrs. Ethel Wright had ar, her quests last week Mr. and Mrs. Ru- l(»lf Gracf and Mrs. Hilda Sherry, of Allcntown, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Reese Adams and Mrs. Ethel Wright were visitors in la'ton on Saturday. Card of Thanks To the Voters of Caroline County: I want to extend my appreciation and hanks to my many friends who so oyally supported me at the polls on November 8th for Sheriff of Caroline County. WILLIAM E. ANDREW. PRESTON Mr. and Mis. John Noble entertained at dinner on Sunday. The guests weie: Mr. and Mis. Lee Noble, Mr. and Mrs. William Harrington, Mr. and Mr.s. Duncan Noble, Mr. and Mis. Ifiuold Scliriver, (if Cambridge; Mr. Sewull Noble, of Federalsburg; Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Noble and three children, of Easton; Mrs. Maude HiL/iy, of Chester town; Mn . Klicn- felti-i', of Baltimoie; Mis. Clara Payar, Mrs. Rachel B.ijlor, Mr. and Mis. Herman Schmick, Mis. Ruth Dowding, William and M a i j Dowding. Mi s. Laura Lednum has been spending some time in Pocomokc City, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Mason, Mr. and Mi.s. E. J. Hani., Dr. and Mrs. Harold Plummer, Mrs. Reese Deune, Mis. Rachel Bayloi, Mr. William Dowding and Miss Mary Dowding attended the football game in Chestertown, Sutuiday, between Washington College and Delaware College. Mr. and Mis. Theo. E. Fletcher entertained Miss Ellen Litzer, of Long Island, N. Y.; Mr. Paul Mc- Claskcy and Mr. Geo. Simmons, of Cumberland; Mr. Tom Galhcrth, of Bel Air; Miss Maigaret Wright and their son, Teddy, over the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Berry gave a Thanksgiving dinner for Mr. and Mrs. II. B. Wright Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Holt, of Dover, Del. Mr. and Mrs. John II. Sticff, of Linthicum Height-, are spending a couple weeks with Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Poole, Mrs. SHeff's parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. G. O'Connor and laughter, Dorothy, of Baltimore, will visit Mr. and Mrs. Burton Proctor Jr. over the week-end. Epiphany Guild, of the P. E. Church, will hold their annual bake n Gallagher's office next Friday, De- rcmber 2. Open at 11 a. m. Miss Eleanor Trice and Mr. Win- icld Trice arc spending Thanksgiv- ng with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Trice Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Protat and 'amily, of New York, are spending Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Poole. The Monday contract bridge club met with Mrs. G. C. Carmine. Mrs. Max Chambers was prize winner. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Taylor gave a urprise birthday party for Mrs, Wiliam Ricck Wednesday night. Mrs. Burton Proctor spent Thanks- living with her sister, Mrs. C. J. Rowland, in Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. Carvillc Flcetwood, of )cnton, spent Sunday with Mr. and \Irc. E. B. Blades. Mr. and Mrs. Burton Proctor Jr. nd Tess spent some time in Baltimore last week. Miss Josephine Gallagher is spond- ng Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mre. . L. Gallagher. Mis- Mary Waxier is spending tho Thanksgiving holidays with Miss Agnes Tubman. Mr. and Mrs. Luke Amato had tho laturday night supper*club last week. Mr. Wm. Duggan Jr. spent Thanksgiving with his parents in Aberdeen. Mr. Harry Wright is spending omo time in Little Rock, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Moore have left o spend tho winter in Florida. -^---»- HOBBS Mr. and Mrs. Parker Barnes and hildren, Robert and Betty, accom- anicd by friend,-, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hub- jard. Mrs. W. G. Holbrook had charge of he Christian Endeavor service last unday evening. The Rev. H. H. schaucr is leader for tomorrow cvo- ing. Rev. and Mrs. H. H. Schauer and ttlc daughter, Virginia, were Monay afternoon guests of the former's athcr, the Rev. Schauer, of Stcvens- illc. Rev. and Mrs. Schauer, of Stevcns- illc, and relatives of Baltimore, were inner guests of the Rev. and Mrs. [. H. Schauer on Tuesday evening. Friends of Mrs. Alvcrta Trice, of alisbury, were eorry to hear of her eath last week. For several years she csidcd in our village or near it. Mrs. T. B. Trazicr entertained Mr. nd Mrs. F. E. Davis and son, Fil- morc, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Caloway at dinner recently. Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Wilson, of lidgcly, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. 3. B. Allen and MK. 0. J. Chaffinch no evening last week. Mr. and M~s. F. N. Smith and aughtcr, Sue, were Sunday after- oon guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. lades, of Burrsvillo. Miss Esther Smith, Miss Evelyn Mams and friend were Sunday ucsts of Mi^s Vcrma Archer, of )agsboro, Del. Mr. J. K. Calloway, of Baltimore, isitcd Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Allen and Irs. O. J. Chaffinch a part of last 'eek. Miss Evelyn Scott was an over- ight guest of Miss Either Smith en 'ue.sday. Tho Ladies Aid will meet with Mra. '. E. Davis next Wednesday aftcr- oon. Mrs. J. A. Billings is visiting her istcr, Mro. G. L. Blades, of Burrs- illc. RIDGELY Mr. and Mrs. John Applebaum were n Baltimore on Thursday of last /cck. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bear spent he fore part of the week in Baltimore. Mr. Harvey Dean spent Thanks- iving with his daughter in Philadel- hia. Mrs. Charles Herzog has returned ftcr a few weeks in Baltimore, Miss Sarah Hoffman is visiting in Allentown, Pa. GREENSBORO AHD ITS ENVIRONS Ncway Items Concerning Second Di» trict People and Matters Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Meredith, of Gieensboro, announce the marriage of their daughter, Mabel Louise, to Mr. Peter Nuhay, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Nuhay, of Goldsboro. The wedding took place November 14th at Ccntrcville. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Brumbaugh en- teitaincd flora out of town on Sunday Dr. and Mrs. B. B. Brumbaugh, of Elkridgc, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Brumbaugh and two children, of Lansdowno, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nichols and son, Junior; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nichols and daughter, Joyce Anne, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shultics, in Henderson. Mr. and Mre. Luther Bennett and Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Bennett, of Goldsboro, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Bunnctt, in Linwood, Pa? Mr. and Mrs. George Lowe and sons, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wilkens, of Stevcntvillc, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Blackburn. Mr. and Mrs. James Finder and Mrs. Jennie Hartnctt were guests on Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Faulkner, in New Castle, Del. Rev. J. Edgar Shocklcy and sons, of Bruington, Va., arc spending the Thanksgiving holidays with bis sister, Mra. Harry Draper. Mrs. Edna Gray and son, Clinton, spent the Week-end with their daughter and sister, Mibci Betty Gray, in Swarthmoro, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thornton and Carl Lee Thornton were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Jones, in Henderson. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Greeley and children arc spending the Thanksgiving holidays in Philadelphia with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Stufft ani daughters and Mrs. A. G. Stufft were guests on Sunday of relatives in Newark, Del. Mr. and Mrs. James Finder, Mrs. Earl Deaner and Mr. James Ward spent Wednesday of last week in Wilmington. Mr. and Mrs. John Greenlcc spent the holidays with Dr. and Mrs. G. B. Pearson, in Newark, Del. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Porter and sons spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Carrow, of Hartly. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Travera visited Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Travers, in Milford, on Sunday. Miss Mary Ellen Draper is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Brinton Alkemp, in Quarryvillc, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Porter nnd son, Bob, were Wilmington visitors on Saturday. Miss Betty Wyatt spent the weekend with Miss Mao Dcemer, in Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bculais and son, Jack, were Philadelphia visitors last Friday. Alvah Dabson, of Washington, spent the week-end with his family here. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Jarman were Baltimore visitors on Tuesday. GOLDSBORO The Sewing Circle was very pleasantly entertained by Mr.' and Mrs. Roland Cartwright last Tuesday night and by Mr. and Mrs. Luther Bennett this week. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Murphy had as dinner guests last Sunday Mrs. Belle Riggin and daughter, Miss Grace, and Miss Alcathca Spruance, of Wilmington. Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Cartwright and Mrs. Virgic Cartwright, of Preston, were recently dinner guests of Mr. and Ms. Roland Cartwright Mr. and Mrs. Noble Shively, MIB. Jennie Griffin and daughter, Mrs. Marjoric Williams, spent Sunday with relatives in Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Luther Bennett spent Sunday with their son and daughter- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Bennett, of Linwood, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Cortelvon, of Philadelphia, spent last Thursday with the former's mother, Mrs. Florence Jarrell. Rev. and Mrs. L. R. Babbitt spent several days lact week with the lat- tcr's mother and sfcters, in Baltimore. Mrs. Kathryn McDowell, of Wil- mingtcn, visited her mother, Mrs. Mollie Shocklcy, last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Shaoffor, of Claymont, Del., were guests of Mr. and Mre. Clark Smith on Sunday. Mr. Lewis Jones, of Philadelphia, spent the week-end with his mother, Mrs. Kate Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Couracy Edwards spent Sunday with friends in Wilmington. · ^ BDDGELY Gems of Thoughts The happiness of love is in action; ts tert is what one is willing to do or others.--Lew Wallace. Wo walk after our thoughts, and n no other direction.--Ellen Crocker. A double minded minded man is unstable in all his ways.--James 1:8. At all times and under all circumstances overcome evil with good. -Mary Baker Eddy. At Fifcr Hospital, on November 17, a son was boir. to Mr. snd Mre, William Cohoy, of St. Michaels. Mrs. Annie Lcager, of near Price, visited her sister, Mrs. Emma Jackson, on Friday of last week. Mrs. Rachel McKenna expects her cousin, Mre. Elizabeth Sennett, of Baltimore for the week-end. Rev. and Mra. Harold Hafer and daughter, Bettie Jean, made a trip to Baltimore on Tuesday. Mrs. Charles Sparks, who went to Greensboro for the winter, was in Ridgely Wednesday. About thirty attended the Bingo party at the Reformed Church on Tuesday evening. Mrs. Carlile Bennington has returned home after some weeks at Fifer hospital. Mr. and Mrs. lousing Bennington have moved to Seaford, where both arc employed. Mrs. Isabel Andrew is visiting her daughter, Mra. Frank Hobbs, in Greensboro. The Willing Workers' Sewing Circle met on Monday with Mrs. Mary Wharton. Miss Margaret Swing is in charge of the sale of Christmas seals In Ridgely. Mr. Clifton Guthrie and family spent Sunday with his mother in Ecnton. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Swing are visiting her brother in Woodbury, New Jersey. Mrs. A. S. Thompson ia suffering from the effects of a fall IV ® IV

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