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Page 5 Saturday Morning, December 10, 1938 ittms of H«wj from AH p*rt* of tn« Cotmty ?»llelt*4 Un4«r this H*»«l. The Local Department DASHES HERE AND THERE Subscribe for the JouraaL For Rent--Heated apartment. Furnished if desired.--Mn;. J. Frank Wright, Denton, Md. Dwelling- for Rent--Modern, heated house of medium size, desirably located on East Market street, Denton.-Mrs. J. Frank Wright. Dwelling for Rent--Modern house of medium size desirably located on East Market street in Denton.--Mrs. J. Frank Wright, Denton, Md. Attention is called to the Epworth League "bake and food sale" on Saturday, morning, December 10th, in the vacant store room next to Townsend's at ten o'clock. Wayne A. Cawley, clerk of the Circuit Court for Caroline County, has reappointed Gerald M. Pine, Miss Lillian Timmonts, and Mrs. Marguerite Ward as his assistants. Bake--The women of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church will have a food sale today, Saturday morning, in the store room next the A P Store. Dressed poultry will be one of B variety of things on sale. Dwelling for Rent -- Attractive house desirably located on Franklin street, Denton. Modem and complete in every detail--hardwood floors, heat, hot water, screens, awnings, etc. --Mrs. J. Kemp Stevens, Denton, Md. The Ladies Aid of the Brethren Church will hold their annual sale and bake Saturday, December 17th, in the vacant 6 to re room next the A. P. Store on Market street. Homemade PERSONAL AND SOCIAL NEWS Interesting Items About Yourself And Yonr Friend* The Caroline Grange met in the Reformed Church last Thursday evening at a banquet. Officers were elected as follows: Worthy Master, Wm. Henderson; Overseer, J. Chas. Stevenson; Lecturer, Mrs. Clifton Grouse; Steward, A. S. Thompson; Assistant Steward, C. J. Kern; Chaplain, Geo. Clendaniel; Treasurer, Maude Sloek; Secretary, Mrs. C. J. Kern; Gate Keeper, J. K. Snowberger; Ceres, Mrs. J. C. Stevenson; Pomona, Mrs. A. S. Thompson; Flora, Mrs. J. K. Snowbergcr; Lady Assistant, Mrs. Chas. Dean; executive committee-Clifton Grouse, J. K. Snowbcrger and Geo. Clendaniel; Publicity, Mrs. A. S. Thompson; Auditing Committee-Geo. Clendaniel, J. K. Snowberger and Mrs, Harry Holsinger; Program of Work--Wm. Henderson, Mrs. C. Grouse, J. C. Stevenson, Mrs. J. C. Steventjon. At the last meeting of the Community Club plans were made for the Christmas party on December 16th, with Miss Anna Voss an chairman. Each member was asked to bring a small gift for exchange and also to bring a donation for the Welfare Christmas baskets. An interesting and instructive talk on International Relations was given by Rev. M. S. Andrews whose solution for peace is for all nations to become good neighbors and to help one another. Mrs. Howard Melvin gave a short talk and read a letter appealing for the preservation of Denton's "village green" CHURCH NOTICES Universal Bible Sunday will be observed in the Denton M E. Church this Sunday, December 11. "The Gospel in Your Own Language" will be the subject of the morning sermon. The Junior Choir will sing Gounod'-s "Send Out Thy Light" and the Senior Choir will =ing Prnetorious' "Lo What a Branch of Beauty." Sunday School will convene nt 9:46 a. in. and the Epworth League at 0:45 p. m. In connection with the evening at 7:30, there will be an exhibit of old Bibles and Bibles printed in foreign languages. All persons having Bibles or portions of the Scripture fitting into either of these two classifications are invited to bring them to the church for the evening service. The Christmas Pageant will be presented this year on Sunday evening, December 18, and the Junior Choir Cantata on the evening of Christina 1 ; Sunday, the 25th. Denton M. P. Church--Universal Bible Sunday will be observed in the regular Sunday morning service, at 11 o'clock tomorrow; sermon subject, "The Christian and his Bible." The subject of the Bible portrait sketch WEEKLY RtOGELY NEWS LETTER [terns of Special Interest to Residents of the Seventh District "See You Later", a three act play, couched by Miss Lucilc Hammond, of Wilmington, lepresenting the Triangle Producing Cuni})any, was pre- sunU'd by local talent, for the benefit of our Community Club, on Tuesday evening. Those who took part were Mc!.ssr:. George Church, William Davis, Jack Davis, Ainu BonninKton, Paul Cnllnhnn, Roy Siiril, and Ohm Porter, Misses Madge Thomas and Jmuiitu Kmiird, nmi Mrs. Irvin Hcvn- lo\v. Mi-s Ilanunoiul pluycd the piano. In the- choru-t's were Ruth Harrington, Helen Snulsbury Jr., Florence Anne Porter, June Lynch, Marilee Holden, Margaret Rash, Virginia Woodward, Dorothy Theis, Betty Jean Applebnum, Bitrbara Lane, Ann Walls, Becky Ann Saulsbury, Dorothy Lord, Jean Ilevalow, Marian Wilkinson, Jean CnlJahan, Pattie Saulsbury, Doris Woodward, Sara Ann Swing, Eleanor Walls, Virginia Friedel, Elizabeth Edwards, Mary Kirsch, Ruth Saul-bury Jr., Margaret Ann Calla- 'lan and Joy Hoffman. Mn. Emma Jane Bruch, widow of Charles Edward Bruch, died at the HOMEMAKER CLUBS Written l!y Publicity Chalruinn ami lie*·re M. /, Uomc Detinustrjtijii;\aeut. for Christian Endeavor, at C:45, will '-««««.·'·'«·«·»« u.uu,,, u.cu « .ne be "The Quoen of Shebn"; for tho * omc of her daughter, Mrs. Wayne mince meat, beef soup, dressed poultry, fancy work and aprons will be the main features of the sale. A deer hunt in the Pocono mountains last week netted a fine doe each for Messrs. Ralph C and J. Edwin Rosser, of Federalsburg, and their hunting companion, Mr. George Wai- berg, as well as plenty of sport. The largest of the three animals weighed 165 pounds. Present game laws of Pennsylvania permit the hunter ~io take only the-deer without antlers. The Denton Volunteer Fire Co. at its last meeting elected the following officers: President, W. H. Neal; vice- president, Burdette Nuttle; secretary, Carlton Greenlee; assistant secretary, Thomas Baynard; treasurer, S. L. Tribbitt; supply sergeant, Towers Irwin; chief, Wm. Finn; trustees-Geo. H. Koenig, Clarence H. Roe, Raymond Fifield, Austin Swann, Buit McKnatt. The board of Caroline County commissioners reorganized Tuesday by the election of Harry L. Sullivan, of near Denton, as president of the board. Other members are H. Roland Towers, near Preston, and William Garey, near Denton. Mr. Sullivan and Mr. Toweia were re-elected. W. Brewster-Deen · was retained as counsel to the board and Walter S. Rutter was retained as clerk to the board. Toy,? discarded in the home may find a welcome place somewhere this Christmas time. The Manual Arts Department of .Caroline High School has been designated for one of Santa's workshops, where toys will be repaired and made lika new. Contributions are solicited. They will be collected promptly on notice to a member of the Rotary Club's committee: John H. Emerson, Gail F. Cooper, T. Conover Grouse. Former Rep. John Norton of Ne- 'braska, now an official of the Crop .Insurance Department, Washington, outh'ned the crop insurance program .-and other farm programs nt the an- .nual banquet of the Caroline County Farm Bureau, at Preston, Tuesday might. Other speakers were Benjamin C. Willis, of Denton, county superintendent of schools; Harry H. Nuttle, of Denton, president of the Maryland Farm Bureau, and Linwood 0. Jarrell, of Greensboro, president of the Caroline County Farm Bureau. The Caroline County Poultry Association will hold its tenth annual meeting and banquet at the Reformed Church at Ridgely on Thursday evening, December 15th, at 7 p. m. All who are planning to attend should make reservations with their local directors, who are as follow-: Ridgely, · Chas, Dean; Greensboro, Oscar ;Schmidt, Earl Deaner; Denton, Marfin Voss, F. D. Zeiglcr, Mrs, C. J. !Kern; Preston, H. H. Rieck, Perry Voshell. A turkey dinner will bi served and an interesting and instructive program is being planned. F. Wright:on Cooper, a retired Talbot county farmer who has lived in Dcnton eight years, died at his home Sunday after a long illness. He ia survived by his widow, the formei Mrs. Minnie L. Murphy, of Denton, and a daughter by a former marriage, Mrs. "TTyatt Pickering, of Easton. Hir fin=t wife, the former Miss' Clarn :Shnrp» of Tnlbot county, died severn' ·years ago. Funeral services were conducted at the Pilgrim Holines:-. Church, Denton, Tuesday at 1:30 r an., by the Rev. H. E. Uhrig, of Reading, Pa., a former pastor. Burial wa: ja Hillsbor? cemrtcry. Miss Dorothy Emerson, Girl's Clu'o Agent of the University of Maryland, will attend the meeting of Older Youth, whieh will be held at the home- of the Home Demonstration Agent, Miss Be'sic M. SpatTord, on Saturday, December 10th, at 7:45 p. m. The group was orgciiizi'd last June am', ban had monthly meetings during the Eiiramer and fall. Plans for 1939, election of officers, election of delegates to the State Council in Baltimore on January llth, and plans for a Christ- mnr, party will be decided during th- mrebing. The meeting will be in .charge of Howard Rcinhold, vice- president of the organization. Mi.-1 'Emerson hns been helping You!: 1 . Councils in the various counties to get organized on a better basis i". preparation for the State You!?: Council which will be organized i i January. Young people over sixteen years of age are invited to atten 1 . thii meeting and join the group. Former 4-H membership is not necec- as a place of bcnuty for ourselves and for posterity, after which a motion was made and carried that we "Preserve intact the beauty of our courthouse green." The marriage of Miss Dorothy E. Todd, of Washington, and Mr. Rich- c.rd Merriken, of Baltimore, took place on the second of December at the home of the officiating minister, 4he .Rev. M. E. W'heatley, pastor of ^he Elkton M. E. Church. The bride Is the daughter of Mr. Thomas M. Todd and the late Mrs. Todd, of Andersontown; the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Manning Merriken, of Jiobbs. Both attended school in Caroline and have numerous friends and acquaintances in the county. The Ladies Circle of Denton M. E. Church will meet at 7:30 next Tuesday evening, the 13th, at the home of Mrs. Fred B. Nuttle. This meeting will be the occasion of the annual Christmas party. Each member is requested to bring a simple gift--a ten- cent article--for exchange. J. H. Matthis, agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, will speak Bt a meeting of the Denton Eotary Club, December 13. The G.- Man will speak at the local high school December 13 at 2:30 p. m. on "Crime Prevention." Mr. H. H. Nuttle, president of the State Farm Bureau, and Mrs. Nuttle were numbered with the forty delegates from Maryland who left Baltimore Thursday for New Orleans to attend the American Farm Bureau convention. Tho W. C. T. U. will meet nt 8 o'clock next Monday evening at the home of Mrs. M. S. Andrews. All members arc requested to bring or send a contribution for the Christmas basket. Miss Jean Kauffman, of Baltimore, spent last week at her home in Denton where she entertained at dinner on Sunday Mrs. Dorothy Odteen and son, Mr. David Osteen, of Preston. Mr. and Mrs. W. Thomas Lockerman have announced the birth of a son. The child was born on the 26th of November, in Emergency Hospital, Easton. Mrs. Wm. J. Sturgis, Mrs. Paul Rogers and Mrs. Fannie Shelton, of Nassawadox, Va., were guests this week at the home of the Misses Hobbs. The Junior Mother's Club of the Brethren Church will meet Thursday, December 16,. at the home of Mrs. Richard North. Mr. John W. Lord and Miss Lillian Smith, of Perryville, spent last Sunday with Mr. Lord's mother, Mrs. Mary A. Lord. Mrs. D. Ralph Horsey and little daughter, Mary Louise, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Shawn, in Wilmington. Mr. Hugh Clark and son, Hugh Duffy Clark, of Bcrwyn, Md., spent several days this week with Mrs. Oscar Clark. Miss Gretchen Coleman, of Belmont, Mass., is a guest at the home of Judge and Mrs. J. Owen Knotts. Mrs. Charles G. Griffin is visiting friends in West Englewood, N. J. for several days. evening service at 7:30, "The Prisoner's Song". Divine worship at the Church o the New Jerusalem, Preston, Sunday at 11 a. m. Subject for the hour, "Th Word Divine." There will be no morn ing worship at the Williston Com munity Church on Sunday. Sunda\ School at 10 a. m. At the monthly business meeting on Friday evening December 2, it was decided to change the hour of worship from 9:30 a. m to 2:30 p. m., at which hour church service will be held every first anc third Sunday. Masses on Sunday, December -llth in the Catholic Churches of Denton and Ridgely will be as follows: In St. Elizabeth's Church, Denton, 8:30 o'clock; in St. Benedict's Church Ridgely, 10 o'clock. Confessions wil be heard in St. Elizabeth's Church on Sunday morning at 7:45. COUNTY HEALTH NEWS RIDGELY Ridgely Grange gathered on Thursday evening at the Reformed Church for a farewell supper in honor of their retiring chaplain, the Rev. H. F. Hnfer, and Mrs. Hafer who will soon leave Ridgely to fill a pastorate in Pennsylvania. Mr. Leo Callahan is opening a grocery iitore in the building formerly occupied by the store of Miss Beatrice Butler. Members of the Ridgely Grange took to-Baltimore on Tuesday evening the play "She Was Only a Farmer's Daughter". ; Mr. Clarence Ringgold and family, of Newark, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Ringgold, lafit week-end. Mr. Samuel Laird, of Street, was a guest at the home of his brother, Mr. Harry Laird, Tuesday to Friday of lant week. Miss Elizabeth Wilson, of Newport, Del., visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman WiL'on, Saturday and Sunday. Miss Grace Rickards, of Wilmington, visited her people here on Sunday, and was accompanied by n friend. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Whitby, of Cordova, visited Mr. Harry Wilson and sisters, Sadie and Bessie, on Sunday. Mrs. James Wilson and son, Don, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Sellers, at Hurlock, recently. Mr. Clinton Guthric and family visited Mrs. Guthrie'd people, in Rock Hall, on Sunday. Miss Mary Brumbaugh has been on the sick liat this week. The December meeting of the Pub' lie Health Board was held at the home of the President, Mrs H. H. Nuttle, with representatives from Federalsburg, Preston, Ridgoly and Denton--n total of thirteen. The health department L= very grateful for the support of the women's clubs in selling tags, the receipts of which, to date, are as follows: Greensboro, $GG.OO; Denton, $47.39; Ridgely, $12.00; Hillsboro, ?9.00; Preston, $33.00; Federalsburg, $54.55. Communicable di;oases visited during tho month were scarlet fever, diphtheria, and typhoid fever. The health board purchased a black board for use in mothers' classes and other group work, making this work much more satisfactory. There was a very large donation from this section for Easton Hospital, to compensate, in part, for the expense of the many free patient's sent from this county. Two children from Greensboro have received glasses, and three from Goldsboro will receive them as soon as funds arc available. The orthopedic clinic, conducted by Dr. Robert Johnson, of Baltimore, was well attended, each district of the county being represented. The annual seal sale b in progress, and a good return is earnestly desired. These funds are used for the treatment of tuberculosis. Plans have been made for the admission of two patients to a sanatorium and for the continuation of home caic for three other patients. There is now a health centre at Castle Hall, the school building there having been loaned by the school authorities for the holding of clinics, one of which is held every Wednesday afternoon. The recent storm retarded the health work somewhat. In addition, Mrs. Dennis has been taking her vacation. Battling against ignorance as wrll as disease, the nurses arc often handicapped in their work. One mental case is being cared for at Cambridge. The January meeting of the Public Health Board will be held at the home of Miss Mattie Smith on Market street. DON'T USE CANDLES Warning Against the use of candles to melt ice or sleet from motor vehicle windshield^; is contained in a timely bulletin issued by the Keystone Automobile Club. According to Matthew P. Hanley, Manager of the Eastern Shore Division of the Club, many accidents have occurred as a result of this practice. Windshields have burst, due to unequal expansion, and in some instances flying glass has injured the eyes of motorists. "Instead of candles," he said, "we recommend the use of salt for clearing windshields of cars not equipped with' high grado electric or other heaters. A small bag containing an ounce or two of salt may be attached to the blade of the windshield wiper. As the wiper moves in itii arc the salt water will keep the space clenr. "Another method found useful is to place sticks or blocks of rubber under tho hood where it fits to tho cowl, allowing a small npcrture for the escape of engine heat, which will be blown by the fan directly against the windshield. Applications of glycerine to the windshield al : o arc found effective, although not lasting." In cases of burst or "exploded" windshields studied by tho Club, it developed that the glass was of the type which is built in layers, %vith a cellulose center layer designed to prevent shattering in cnso of col- JUion. This cellulose material is u non-conductcr of boat, and in consequence tho hcnt of candles cannot penetrate readily to the outside layer. Instead, It rapidly expands the inside Roycr, cast of town, on Thursday of last week, aged eighty-seven. Her funeral was held in tho Reformed Church, of which she was a member, on Sunday afternoon. Rev. Harold Hafer preached, using as text 1st Corinthians 15:54. The choir sang "Going Down the Valley", "Abide With Me", and "I Would Not Live Alway". Pall-bearers were Mr. Paul Hoffman, Mr. Ed Weaver, Mr. Herbert Koencman, Mr. Harry Klotz, Mr. Howard Gannon, and Mr. Fred Kirsch. Interment was in Ridgely cemetery. Besides her daughter, Mrs. Bruch leaves eight grand children and seventeen great grandchildren. She had been blind for several years, and deaf for many years. The Methodist Ladies Aid met on Friday evening with Miv. B. F. Rickards. Officers for the ensuing year were elected as follows: President, Mrs. Charles Dean; vicc-prusidcnts, Mrs. Harlan Harrington nnd Mn?. David Holsinger; secretary, Miss Elma Wilson; treasurer, Mrs. Frank Seward. Evening devotions were led by Mrs. T. W. Joncr-, who read from f.hc fourteenth chapter of St. John';-, ;ospel. All present wrote their names on a Christmas card to be sent to Mrs. Paul Holsingor. Our hostess served ice cream and wafers. Mr. B. F. Detwilcr and Mr. Malcolm Mullins left for Florida on Thursday morning, after a visit with VIr. Detwiler's sistcn;, Miss Edna and Mrs. Andrew Mitchell. The Woman's Home Missionary Society and guests held their second annual Thankoffcring luncheon on Thursday afternoon of last week. The chief feature of the short program consisted of brief testimonies by members and friends as to what they were thankful for. Attending from out of town were Mrs. Milton An- Irows, Mrs. Walter Sylvester, and Urs. Fred Divert, of Donton; Miss Viola Jonos, of Price, nnd Mrs. Aus,in, of Wilmington, who is visiting Harry Robinson. All present vrote their names on a Wesley tea- iot to send to an absent member, ilrs. W. M. Wiley, at Smyrna. An evangelistic campaign is being :arried on in Ridgely Church of tho Brethren under the leadership of Elder Rufus Buchcr, of Quarryvillo, 'a. Topics treated have been: Mon- iay, what a sinner docs; Tuesday, poverty und the .sinner; Wednesday, 'raycr; Thursday, Why go to church; 'riday, practical religion; Saturday, others; topics for Sunday, in the morning, overcoming life; evening, vhat wait for? Next Sunday ends the pastorate if Rev. Harold Hafer. He has been lore about four and a half years, and has made himself useful in a variety f ways. He and his wife and little daughter will all be missed. They Lidcn's Community Club mul in the club houso for the November meeting at 9 a. m. on T'inirsday the 3rd. The morning was devoted to sewing on a dre.v and three coals thai were remodeled. At noon the table- was sprejid with good food bi ought for a covered dish luncheon. The business mooting followed. Mrs. Stokes called the meeting to order and the members sang "Old Ruggfd rSR" and "America", then stood and repeated the Lord's prayer. A f t u r this they sang "Ltt tho Lower Lights be Burning". Minutes were road and approved and roll call was answered by seven members. One visitor was present. After the treasurer's repoii and other business, the election was hold which resulted as follows: President, Mrs. Laura Stokes; vice-president, Elizabeth MacDonald; i-ecre- tary, Marie Lawless; treasurer, Mrs. Laura Torbcrt; Advisory Council, Mrs. Juno Walling; director, Daisy Carpenter. Committees to be appointed later. Adjourned to meet first Thursday in December to have r. Christma? pic, filling furnished by membcis. As planned, the club met on Thursday, the 1st, for the Christmas meeting. The members wore welcomed by the president, Mrs. Stokos, who had the room decorated with pine branches. The table was set with a fancy cloth and a Christinas tree in the middle the trimming sparkling in the sunlight. Places were set for each menTbcr nnd for a visitor. On the table were grapes, bananas, apples, candy and cakes and grape juice and hot cocoa were iservcd. Tlie incut- ing was called to order by the president and the members sang "Juanita", "Nellie Gray", "Silent Night", 'America". Roll call was answered by all but two of the active members, one visitor was present. Minutes road and approved. Treasurer absent but sent letter. She was asked to pay insurance for next year. Mrs. Stokes paid her dues for 1939. Mrs. Torbcrt and Mn-. Patton each paid for sponges sold. Adjourned to meet the 1st Thursday in January with a covered dish dinner. Mrs. Carpenter, Mrs. Walling, Mrs. Stokes, Mrs. Patton and Mrs. Lawless read pieces suitable to Christmas. Mrs. Murphy read some jokes. Each took 'a share of the Christmas pie and found a nice little gift. Left at sunset thanking Miv. PRESTON Mis. Mary Catherine Fluhurly, died late Sunday evening at the homo of her daughter, Mrs. O. W. HILLSBORO-QUEEN ANNE LETTER Newsy Items from the Twin Towns Along the Tuckahoe Mr. Edgar Blades is making a trip in his bus to Baltimore on Saturday, December 17th. The bus will leave Hillsboro nt 7 a. m. and Ridgcly at 7:20 a. in. All who go will have a full ,,, , ,,. ... . _ .lay in Baltimore. Fare is $1.00 round * U '' ph ^ Sh ° wns WB ' kllown ln Cl "- oline having a number of relatives in Mil ford, Delaware, at the age of 8'J yours. Mrs. Flulinrty, a native of Oxford, Maryland, was the daughter of. the lute James and Saiah Reese trip for adults, 50c for children under twelve. Mr. and Mrs. II. Lay Heaven and guest, Mis. Fishack, spent Sundu with Mr. and Airs. Francis Heaven, at Pocoinokt'. Mr. and Mrs. Willard Rus-ell are spending a few days this week with Mr. and Mrs. James Price, at Mat- thevvs. Mr. and Mr,;. Brown Thawlcy, of Milford, Del., woio .supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Blades on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Thomas, cf da »B htc TM- M '' s ; Fluharty leaves ono sister, Mrs. Matthew Fluhaity, of who live in Federal-burg and Preston. After the death of her late husband, Benjamin A. Fluliarly, she made her home with her daughter, Miss Mary A. Fluharty, in Preston, until last May when she went to Milford. Funeral .services were held on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, in Milford, with the pat-tor of the church, Ur. Frank Her.son, officiating. Interment was in the Odd Fellows cemetery in Milford. Besides her two Stokes for a jolly Christmas party. Chester, Md., wero dinner guests of Mr. and 3In=. Howard Dadds on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Kemp Stewart and Mr. and Mrs. Goo. B. Stewart motored to Kennett Square, Pa., on Sunday. Mrs. Albert Cahall attended the funeral of her brother, Mr. Jno. Rus- surn, in Baltimore, lai-t week. Mr. and Mrs. Noble Jarrell, of Goldsboro, were gue-ts of Mrs. Mary Howe on Sunday evening. Mrs. Laborno Fi.suack, of Silver Springs, Md., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. Lay Bcavcn. Mrs. Mcintzcr is visiting her son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mre. Brown Eaton. Mr. and Mrs. Avcry Storey and little son were weeh-end visitors of Mrs. H. R. Covcll. Mrs. S. N. Smith and father, Mr. Harry Fleming, spent la-t Friday in Baltimore. Mrs. S. N. Naylor and son, Sam, spent several days last week in Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Alda Han Icy and family ware recent visitois in Philadelphia. Mrs. Belle Tarring, of Balitmore, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Geo. B. Stewart. Wilmington, Del. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Han-is wore host; to tho Saturday night club last week. Thoir invited guests were Mrs. A. P. Osteen and Mrs. Fred Brady. Mrs. Brady, who is a resident in the Canal Zone, gave quite an interesting talk on the habits and customs of that section of the country. Rear-Admiral and Mrs. G. C. Carmine motoied to Baltimore Wednesday. Mrs. Frank Patchett and her Mrs. J. C. Sherwood is out again after being on the sick list last week. Esther Simpson, of Trappe, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kemp. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Jones and family spent Wednesday in Wilmington. Mtv. Carrie Fleming entertained the Guild on Saturday hist. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kemp visited Trappe on Sunday. iavo been presented with a quilt in- cribcd with names of the members jf the congregation. Miss Gladys Pitkin, district super- Isor, of recreation under the WPA, and Mrs. Moore, supervisor for Queen Anne's County, meb our local dircc- ors and Mr. Gale, of the Goldsboro reject, on Tuesday morning and it s intended to meet here weekly for a time. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Lane and laughter, Barbara, and mother, Mrs. Alice Lane, attended the celebration )f the seventeenth anniversary of the redding of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Anhony, at Ccntrcville, on Wednesday. Private Stephen jlcddcn, iion of Jr. and Mrs. Anderson Redden, of near Ridgcly, is in the Naval Hospital it Porcsmouth, suffering from a frac- ured leg, incurred in a Thanksgiving )uy football game. Mv. James Lynch was involved in a collision on the Greensboro road ast Saturday evening. Cars suffered onsidcrable damage. Personal in- urics were slight. Our Recreation Association has icon presented with a pair of bowling illeyis, the gift pf Mr. Patchett, of 'reston. It is hoped that they may installed soon. The Community Club meets next Monday, postponed from last- Mon- Iny. Mrs. Harry Hcmmons has luu-ge of the program which will be n sacred art. The annual banquet of the Caroine County Poultry Association will e held in the Reformed Church on Thursday evening, December IB, at seven o'clock. Mrs. Bert Hngadonc', of Baltimore, visited her sister-in-law, Mrs. Leo Mitchell, for the week, and Miss Helen Hngndonc was here for a couple of days. Mr. and Mro. John Starkey and daughter, Addie, have returned from n visit with their daughter and sister, Mrs. William Voss, in Philadelphia. layers, causing thrm to crack or Mr. Rufns King viisted his father, Mr. M F. King, Friday and Saturday, and addressed a meeting on 4-H Club work on Friday evening nt Easton. Mr. Paul Hcmmons, who is cm- burst. The Club official snld there is nothing In the compa Ition of the gln'ss to cause nn "explosion" in the commonly accepted meaning of that term, but that results are somewhat similar and are due entirely to quick and unequal expansion. For ye are all tho children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.--Gal. 3:26. ployed in Baltimore, visited his mother, Mrs. Maud Hcmmona, on Sunday, and, was accompanied by hL? wife. The Woman's Home Missionary Society meets on Thursday afternoon of next week, with Mrs. John Davis. Miss Stella Matthews'is leader. Tho December meeting of Smithson Club was held Wednesday afternoon. The meeting was opened by singing "Silent Night." The roll was called and answered by a short talk on local history. The minutes wore road and approved. Some new business was put before tho club members and talked over. Each member present filled out a report blank. After the meeting adjourned refreshments were served by the hostess, Mrs. E. Dukes. Tuckahoe Homemakers Club met on the first of December at the home of Mrs. Lawrence Wright, near Ridgely. The meeting was held in the evening and was made the occasion of the annual Christmas.party. Husbands of the members were guests. Capsule sifters exchanged gifts and Christmas carols were sung. The official boards of the Homemakers Council and of the 4-H Federation will meet this week to make final plans for the 1939 program. The officers of the County Homemakers Council are: President, Mrs. Frank D. Zeiglcr; vice-proiident, Mrs. Raymond Fifield; secretary, Mrs. E. J. Pearson; treasurer, Miss Rebecca Voshell; and of the 4-H Federation: President, Jeanette Stevenson; vice- president, Nancy McConnell; secretary! Carolyn Holland; treasurer, Audrey Jump. 4-H CLUB MEETNG The Denton Boys' 4-H Club held a meeting to get ready for the coming year at the home of George Clendaniel. Since the President, Bryant Cawley, was absent, Richard Garcy, vice-president, carried on through the meeting. Keeping of Farm Accounts was discussed by the boys and Mr, George Clendaniel, County Agent. Several of the boye seemed interested in keeping these records. The question, as a general discussion problem, of raising sheep vs. dogs on farm; of Caroline county was presented by Frank Zeiglcr, who told how destructive dogs can be by killing three or four sheep in a night. If there could be a provision such a- one out west about dogs that are seen off of the premises of their owner they can be immediately shot. Members of the legislature have been approached several times about providing for i=uch a law in Maryland. But have been unable to do anything about it because the love of dogs, by people, is stronger thnn their love for sheep. So this question of importance is at a stand still. It decided that the next meeting would be held the first of January probably in the Soil Conservation Office of Mr. Clendaniel for the purpose of election of officers for the coming y.'nr. The meeting was adjourned with cocoa. which tliry enjoyed thoroughly. QUEEN ANNE Relatives from this community attended the funeral services for the late Mr. John Rusi--om, of Baltimore, who died on Saturday, November 26, and was buried from his homo in Baltimore on Tuesday of last week. Mr. Ru-som was a former resident of Hillsboro, where he frequently visited his sister, Mrs. Albert Cahall. Mrs. May Dean, of Queen Anne, and Mrs. Frances Legg, of Stevensvillc, arc also si-tcrs of the deceased. The remains were interred in beautiful Loudon Park cemetery, Baltimore. Mr. Russom leaves many friends in this community to deplore his loss. Mrs. Mary White, of Rutht-burg, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ada McDonnell and family. Mrs. White is a great favorite with the young people, who enjoy her stories of the "horse and buggy age" which seems so incredible to them, for they simply cannot vi=un.lize a time when the automobile and the airplane were not as common as they are today. How much these modern youngsters have missed! Mrs. William F. Dickinson, Mrs. Harry Clark and Mrs. Elizabeth B. Lightncr attended a matinee at the New Theatre, Easton, on Wednesday of last week. Mrs. Clark and Mrs. Lightncr were supper guests of Mrs. Dickinson. Mrs. Erne Sneed is receiving treatment at the Homeopathic Hospital, Wilmington, after an operation last week. Her many friends here wish her a speedy recovery and return to health. Little Jane McDonnell was injured in a coasting upset during the recent snow and will be compelled to lose some weeks from school while she recovers from injuries received. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Fleming and nephew, Clyde Fleming, of Baltimore, were week-end guests of Mr. William Fleming and daughter, Mi-s Edna. The Ladies' Aid Society of Hillsboro M. E. Church met on Thursday afternoon of last week, with Mrs. J. Erdman Bramble as hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jump, of Ccn- trevillc, were guests of Mr. Jump's mother, Mrs. E. G. Jump, on Wednesday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Spark; visited Mrs. Sparks' mother, Mrs. Selby Smith, of Ridgely, on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Clark were dinner guests on Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hammond, of Ridgely. Mrs. Sui-ie Wright, of Greensboro, spent several days with Mrs. Charles H. Dean last week. Miss Maq Cahall, of Hillsboro, spent last week with her aunt, Mrs;. Dean. daughter, Miss Jean Patchett, accompanied them. The annual Farm Bureau banquet was held in the high school last Tuesday evening. The Ladies' Aid of Preston prepaied and served the banquet. Mrs. Ruth Dowding and Miss Mary Dowding have spent this week vi~it- ing Mrs. Dowding's brother, Dr. Wm. D. Noble, of Ea=ton. Mr. Lawrence Blades, of Mountain Lakes, N. J., was n recent guest of his mother, Mrs. John Blades, of Choptank. Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher- Sisk entertained Mr. and Mrs. Glonn Coffman at a wild duck dinner on Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Burton Proctor and Mr. and Mrs. Luke Amato were recent visitors in Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Taylor entertained eleven dinner guests on Tuesday evening of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Elzcy and Mr. Harry B. Wright were recent visitors in Baltimore. Mrs. Paul S. VanDyke is hostess to the Saturday afternoon bridge club this week. Mr. and Mrs. John W. Noble spent several days in Baltimore this week. Mrs. A. P, Osteen was a visitor in Centrevillc last Sunday. HOBBS The marriage of MUs Florence C. Willis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar S. Willis, of near Dcnton, and Mr. Edwin B. Seward, of Church Hill, took place at the home of the officiating minister, Rev. T. J. Turkington, Saturday evening, November 26. Mr. and Miv. W. G. Holbrook have returned home after spending several days with friends in New Jersey. They were accompanied home by the latter's mother, Mrs. Frances Bennett, who had been spending some time with friends there. Rev. and Mrs. H. H. Schauer were in Baltimore on Thursday of last week. They were accompanied home by the latter's mother, 'Mrs. Louis Randall, who had been spending several weeks with relatives in Richmond, Va. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Davis and son, Fillmorc; Mrs. T. B. Frazicr and Mrs. Manning Merrikcn shopped in Wilmington on Thursday of last week. Mrs. Davis remained for a few day's visit with her sister. Several of our folks butchered hogs this week. One of Mr. Spencer's which weighed 317 Ibs., was given him last winter when it weighed 2% Ibs. Some growing. Mr. Manning Merriken had charge of the Christian Endeavor service last Sunday evening. Mr. T. H. Towers is leader for tomorrow evening. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Todd and Mr. and Mrs. Charley Payne, of Federalsburg, were Sunday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Smith. Mrs. F. E. Davis entertained the Ladies Aid on Wednesday of last week. Mrs. Schauer will entertain the ladies this month. Rev. and Mrs. Sehauer and Mrs. Randall attended the Ladies' Aid of Thawley's Church on Friday evening of last week. A little daughter was born to Mrs. Elmer Butler in Fifer Hospital on Tuesday. Mother and baby arc doing fine. Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Allen and Mrs. J. R. Ricards shopped in Baltimoie on Monday of last week. Mrs. J. H. Edgcll waa the guest of Mrs. L. II. Thomas on Wednesday of last week. » GOLDSBORO The play and bazaar which was given by the Sewing Circle in the Assembly Hall on Tuesday night was well patronized and enjoyed by a'l who attended. A neat little sum was realized by the circle. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brown and ,, ,. ,, · · daughter, Carolyn; Mrs. M. E. Jar- Mrs. F. M. Stayton K nursing a * · . ' ,, . . *, AT ,. a w . T M l l r n u v case near Matlhcwstown at present. Shop In Dcnton Again at this season of the year and the boys were served , hc (hought of chl . istnlaa sho pping is :oa and graham crackers foromogt and tlmt ycarly prob l cm of RIDGELY Mrs. Roland Lane and Miss Barbara will spend tho week-end in Phil- ·idolphia. Mrs. Carlile Benninrcton, after an illness, is now permitted to go out a little. Miss Peggie Lynch, of Goldey's, spent the week-end with her people here. Mrs. Allen Temple and children spent the week-end in Philadelphia. Miss Viola Jones, of Price, spout Wednesday with Miss Mary Laird. Mr. Lawrence Wilson continues ill with an Intermittent fever. Miss Clara Powell is quite ill. Put In that classified advertisement yearly proble what to give presents itself. Very often thii5 problem could be made easier by n visit to the stores that one passes daily in Dcnton and the various other communities in the county. Much has been written about cl-aling :U home but we suggest chopping at home. Too often shoppers ex- eit a great effort and considerable expense in making purchases when in most cases they can find what they want at the store around the corner nt a price advantage equal to that of large city i-tores. The "Buy At Homo" slogan hns been worked overtime as when people spend their money they don't like to be told how to do it, but by adopting the slogan "Shop At Homo" they may find out what local merchants have for sale which in mortt cases will solve their Christmas shopping problcm. man and Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Murphy were among tho dinner guests of Mr. and Mr-. W. W. Sylvester, in Dcnton, on Sunday. The Ladies' Aid Society was very pleasantly entertained on Wednesday afternoon in the Assembly Hall by Mrs. Edward Lapham. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Coitelyou, of Philndplphia, spent the week-end with the former's mother, Mre. Florence ·Tarrell. Mr. and Mrs. George Cherry, of Ridgely, spent Sunday with the latter's sister, Mrs. J. C. Kinnnmon, and family. Miss Mary E. Raujrh'.cy and brother, Clifford, of Harrington, visited with Mrs. W. J. Murphy on Monday. Mrs. Thompson Gibbon, of Bridgetown, visited with Mrs. A. D. Quillcr. on Wednesday. Mrs. Minnie Dennison has returned from a visit with her sister, in New York. Gems Of Thought Man is the expression of Soul. --Mary Baker Eddy. GREENSBORO AND ITS ENVIRONS Newsy Items Concerning Second District People and Matters Announcement i.s being made of the marriage of Mary Stone Nashold to Wallace Heath Bowman, in Chestertown, Maryland, on Monday, December Gth, 1U38. Mrs. Bowman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Nashold, of this town, until recently was employed in the office of the Pet Milk Co. Sho graduated from Greensboro High School with the class of '34, and 'attended Straycr, Bryant Stratton College, Baltimore, Md. Mr. Bowman came to this county from Virginia about twelve years ago. The young couple will make their home in Chester, Pcnna. Mrs. Lizzie Jamison, of Holly Oak, Del., is spending sonic time with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hobbs, near town. Mrs. Hobbs also entertained over the week-end Mr. and Mrs. William Malcolm and Mr. and Mn;. Cornelius West, of Wilmington. W. Byron Poore and Jack Boulais bagged two deer on a hunting trip to Pennsylvania last week. One was a full grown one and the other was a young one. After dressing the two animals wore placed in the ice box of the Ice Cream Company plant here. George LeCompte, of Greensboro, and Miss Bculah Elizabeth Short, of Goldsboro, were married at the Methodist parsonage in Greensboro by Rev. Tilghman Smith on Friday evening of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Vinyard and little granddaughter, Caroline, of Milford, Del., were visitors at the home of Mr. Oscar Bernard and daughter, Miss Josephine, on Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nichols and little daughter, Joyce Anne, and Mr. and Mre. Michael Ash were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Lacey Wilson, in Wilmington. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Raughley and daughter, Isabel, and son, Burton, and Miss Louella Stufft, of Wilmington, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Homer Stufft. Me?damcs Mcdford L. Price, Nelson Bishop, Smith Edwards, Miss Ernestine Carroll and Davis Bishop made a shopping trip to Wilmington last Friday. Little Teddy Nashold, who has been ill with pneumonia, in the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs. Harrison Nashold, is greatly improved at this time. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nichols and son, Junior, and Mrs. Sallie Nichok spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. William Golt, at Farnhurst, Del. Mre. Clayton Porter and sons, Francis and Bob, accompanied by Mrs. S.- D. Carrow, of Hartly, spent Wednesday in Wilmington. Mrs. Susan Harrington celebrated her 88th birthday Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Hobbs, near town. Mr. and Miv. Arthur Cahall and son, Kenneth, and daughter,' Doris spent the week-end with relatives at Penny Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Porter and son, Jimmie, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Laramore, at Denton. Mr. A. G. Shockley, who has been ill at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harry Draper, is improving. Mr. and Mrs. Luther Hobbs, of Wilmington, were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Burt Hobbs. Mr. and Mrs. Winder Brockway, of Westminster, visited Mr. and Mrs. Noble Sipple on Sunday. Mrs. Mary A. Jackson is spending the week with Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Cannon, at Preston. Mrs. Bessie Stevenson, of Harrington, visited friends in town on Sunday. Miss Ernestine Carroll visited her parents, at Hillsboro, on Sunday. HENDERSON Mr. and Mrs. John Meredith entertained at a dinner on Tuesday, in honor of Mr. Meredith's seventy-fifth birthday, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Meredith, of Cambridge; Mr. and Mra. Granville GruwcII, of Sandtown, Del.; Mr. and MRS. Chas. Shcwbrooks and daughter, Phyllis, of Marydel, and Mrs. Pearl Jones and son, James. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Walls, Mrs. Irvin Kcnton and Miss Margaret Raughley, of Wilmington; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Robb and daughters, of near town, spent Sunday with Mr. W. N. Walls and family. Mrs. S. S. James, Mrs. L. A. Gooden, Miss Frances Gooden and Mr. James Jones were visitors in Wilmington on Saturday. Miss Kathcrine Montague, of Wilmington, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr and Mrs. T. A. Montague. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Seward, of Marcus Hook, visited Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sattcrficld lost Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Shelton, of Sudlersvillc, spent Sunday with Mrs, Dora Melvin and family. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Nichols, of Greensboro, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Phillips. Mr. W. N. Walls has returned home after c-pending a few weeks with relatives in Wilmington. The Sewing Circle was delightfully entertained on Tuesday evening by Mrs. T. A. Montague. Mr. and Mre. Elijah Luff, of Ridgely, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Clark. Mrs. T. H. Cough and Mre. Ella Wolfe spent Monday in Wilmington. Mr. John Richard has purchased a new car. SMITHSON Mr. and Mrs. E. Dukes entertained a number of friends and relatives from Hurlock and Baltimore at a goose dinner last Sunday. Mrs." Blockcr, who has been making her home with Mr. and Mrs. E. Dukes . for the past few months, returned to Baltimore for the winter. Mr.- and Mrs. Frank Cole and family, of Eaeton, visited Mr. and Mrs. Howard Cole last Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. H. Willoughby, of Long-woods, visited Mr. and Mre. Algie Willoughby last Sunday. . Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Perry, and daughter spent Sunday with relatives at Cannon's, Del. Miss Josephine Quidas is spending some time in Reading, Pa. MEWSPAPEJRl

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