KEYSER TRIBUNE ARTICLES
MAY 10, 1912
A Mrs Duvall, an elderly lady who died in Cumberland Md, was buried in the cemetery at this place Mon morning at 9 o'clock.
Mrs Hannah Wagoner, of Bridgewater, Va, is visiting her daughters, Mrs Elsie Daniels and Mrs Carrie Siple, in this section.
Mrs Thomas Morris, of Cumberland, was visiting friends here last week.
Val E Thompson of Frost, Ky, arrived here yesterday to look after business matters.
Dr James T Johnson and family came over from Cumberland in their auto Sun evening and took supper at the Frankfort Inn.
There will be preaching in the Presbyterian church at this place on the second and fourth Sundays of each month by the pastor.
Mrs Harriet A Pyles is visiting friends in Cumberland this week.
Lawson Adams, of Keyser, is visiting friends here today.
Joseph Biser,of Keyser, was a business visitor in this section a few days last week.
BEAVER RUN ITEMS
Ring out, ye wedding
bells, ring out! For the preacher and the teacher at the hymeneal
altar next Fri; ring, ring on, on, on! Scores of guests will hear.
the funeral of the late Aunt Margaret Moyer will be preached at the Brick church on the third Sun, 19th, at 10:30.
Dan Bailey bought a good deal of young team of horses of Ed Welch, price $400.
E B Staggs, says Old Dick is only fifteen or sixteen years old, but when Mr Poland came along and offered him $150 for the horse, he just unhitched the plow.
Mrs Keys Arnold bought a sow from Mrs Ales, in Romney.
Eld Peter Arnold, is delegate from this congregation to A M at York, Pa, and W W Bane is delegate to the ministerial Meeting, 24 inst, at Rockoak.
Gus Clinedinst has been indisposed for some time. he is confined to the house, but is up and down.
Braw Ludwick says he sold his team bought of Tutwiler sometime ago, to McDonald, in Romney.
G S A
Corn planting, garden
making and house cleaning are now the order of the day.
There is prospects of a large crop of fruit in this section this season, especially apples.
Misses Bessie and Edith Leatherman, of Keyser, visited at S D Dawson's last Sun.
Mrs Alfred Ross spent last Sat and Sun with relatives in Cumberland.
S D Dawson went to Mt Zion last Sun to assist Rev Geo Burgess in he sacramental services.
J J Dawson of Pinto, was calling on relatives at this place last Sun.
Some of the readers of the Tribune are noting the toes of Nero's shoes to see if they are wearing off from toeing Lucas' mark, but he fooled them by getting a new pair, and refuses to toe that mark any more for fear of spoiling his new shoes.
Mr George McIntosh was at Cumberland Mon night of this week.
Mrs Nelson Thrasher, of Midland, visited at S J Thrasher's last Sun.
Leonard Dayton and wife, of McCoole, visited at R S Dayton's Sun.
Petersburg Press of 2nd
We are informed that Miss Clara Hutton, of this place, who recently underwent an operation in a Baltimore hospital, has improved so much that she has left the hospital and visiting relatives in that city.
Mr and Mrs W H Barger and son, John William, of Keyser, arrived here the first of the week on a few days visit to his parents. They recently returned from Florida where they spent the winter, and Mr Barger is very well pleased with that country.
Mrs John Swick, who lives on Turkey Knob, died Tues night and was buried Wednesday afternoon. She had been sicy (?sic) about three weeks.
J F Bowers, who recently moved to Alaska, mineral County, was here last week. He was taking some stock from his old home at Brushy Run to his present location.
The Petersburg school closed last Fri afternoon, after a most successful term taught by C T Smith, principal, and Misses Nellie Smith and Annie Feaster, assistants.
Review (Romney) of 8th
L H Heare, of Higginsville, has a record from the laying of his hens. From the middle of Feb to the end of March, from 80 hens he got nearly 2000 eggs.
W W Carder, of Green Spring, is announced this week as candidate for the House of Delegates. Mr Carder is well known in this section of the county and has many friends who will doubtless give him their support.
A new star route out of Romney and running to Glebe was started last Thurs. the route runs up the left side of the river. S B Van Orsdale is the carrier, and he makes three trips a week - Tues, Thurs and Saturdays.
Miss Dupuy of Virginia, is the guest of her aunt, Mr (?sic) R W Dailey.
Mrs Inskeep of Moorefield, is the guest of her sister, Miss Mattie Duvall.
Mrs Wm Russell returned Mon from a visit of several weeks in Baltimore.
G P Miller has been spending several days in the Eastern Shore of Md.
Mr and Mrs John Lynn Jr, and children, of Cumberland, are guests of Rev and Mrs G A Gibbons.
Charles N Hiett, well-known throughout this and adjoining counties, died suddenly at his home at Slanesville, Tues of last week, aged about 60 years. Mr Hiett was at one time County Superintendent of schools and was for many years actively engaged in the fire insurance business. He was a widely-read and very intelligent man. He leaves one daughter and three sons, two of whom have not been heard from for several years and both of whom were enlisted in the US Army. His son, Flournoy, who lives in the state of Washington, was called home and the funeral was delayed until Sun for his arrival.
Miss Maria Cauidy went
to Slanesville Fri morning and remained over Sun to be present at the
funeral of Mr Chas N Hiett.
Clyde Friddle who has been clerking for the U S Leather Co, at this place, left Sat morning for Cumberland. After spending a few days in this city he will return to his home at Moorefield.
Mr and Mrs Ernest Jackson, of near Keyser, spent Thurs night with Mr and Mrs Walter Oates.
Moorefield Examiner of 2nd
Mrs M M Bean, has been right sick the past week.
Mrs Edna and Inea McNeill entertained a number of their young friends Mon evening, at their home in the Old Fields.
P E Thrush, was at Keyser this week as a witness in the John Veach case, Mr Veach was held of the Grand Jury and was released on bond.
Wellie Riggleman, who has been right sick with pneumonia, was able to be out last Sat.
Miss Mary Katherine Wilson spent several days the past week visiting Miss Crawford, in Romney.
Con Redman, a highly respected young colored boy, aged about 20 years, died at his home here yesterday after a short illness with consumption, and will be buried this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
E O Harwood, Sr arrived here Mon evening to spend some time with his son, Postmaster Harwood. Mr Harwood recently had an operation performed for his eyesight and is getting along nicely.
Mr G R Dye, of Ridgeville, was out at
his mountain farm last Fri.
Squire C E Shillingburg was at Keyser on business last Fri looking after political gaps.
Several persons attended the play "Jo, The Waif" given by home talent at Elk Garden, last Sat, for the benefit of an Orphans' Home in contemplation of being built in Keyser, and report a good time.
Mr P A Dixon, of Bayard, was down to the renting of the land of the late John Hopewell Kitzmiller. He is a candidate for assessor in Grant County and was "killing two birds with one stone."
Anyone passing the home of Oscar Simmons and hears the familiar song at midnight of "Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet" don't be alarmed. It's a Teddy ten pound boy, and who would not sing?
Mr Albert Stuckey is breaking ground for a new house.
Last week as Mr G R Dye was driving a drove of cattle up to the mountain, an auto came along and ran into the drove and it was reported some injury was done to the auto as well as some of the cattle. No one has any right to all the road.
Some person has been sending sample copies of the malicious paper called the "Yellow Jacket" to the Hartmonsville post office. If making sport of sacred things is sensible, we suppose its editor might be termed smart.
Mrs J Strider Moler, of Jefferson County, Mrs Shultz and Mr and Mrs Harry Arnold of Keyser were visiting Mr and Mrs J P Arnold Sat and Sun.
Mr M A Patrick of Piedmont was up Abrams Creek in the interest of coal last Fri.
Mr J W Schwinabart of Shaw was candidate for county commissioner, was here shaking hands with the voters today. It's a pity the women can't vote.
Mrs Minnie Duling lost a fine cow with black leg Sat night.
Mr Wade Simmons has finished his pulp job, and is negotiating for more timber.
Mr Jas Nugent, of Bayard, was here last Fri trying to sell an auto.
Mr Morgan N Bane, has been quite sick, but the latest report said he was better. Dr J O Lantz is his physician and Miss Maggie Duling his nurse.
NEW CREEK NEWS
The people are busy
now plowing and getting ready to put out their spring crops.
N J Crooks made a business call to New Creek Store Co, last Thurs.
Harry Wageley, of Pittsburg, was visiting home folks from Sat until Mon.
Gilbert Yost met with a painful accident while unloading a wagon at his home. He has a badly mashed hand.
Mr Geo A Hott moved his family to Martinsburg Sat 27th. We learn Mr Hott is general manager of the office of the Security Cement & Lime Co at Berkeley, near Martinsburg.
Mr and Mrs Sam Cunningham visited Mrs Cunningham's mother last week.
Chas Harrison bought him a nice farm horse Fri.
Politics are getting
lively. Grant County always has a good supply of candidates. We now
have two candidates for sheriff; three for county superintendent, and
four for assessor. Still others are talked of and may announce
themselves before the end of the week. We have not yet sen any
"Sap-suckers" yet, but we understand they are out. A
sapsucker is a man (or would be called man) the weight of whose
influence would not change the course of a caterpillar, but he
manages to make some poor needy candidate believe that he can
influence so many votes in his favor provided, the said candidate
will pay him a handsome little sum, cash in hand, for doing the work.
The candidate goes down in his jeans and pulls out the money and goes
on his way rejoicing at the prospects of getting more votes. May be
the sap-sucker has not had a new suit of clothes since the last
campaign, but he is sure to have one now. He cares not who the
candidate may be, he is looking for the fellow from whom he can wring
the most money. Beware of the sap-sucker, O ye candidates!
Rev Joseph Bedford will preach a temperance sermon at Mt Storm Sun night, May 5th.
Our hustling blacksmith, Charley Fisher, went to Baltimore this week to join Harry Schaeffer, who has been in that city a couple of weeks. they will each bring home a five passenger touring car. These will be the first autos owned by people of our community. Perhaps before the season is over they will be as common as old hay stacks. We have the roads now and we must have the autos.
Mr Reese was here last week in the interest of his two farms.
At the S H Liller sale last Sat, the farm was knocked of to Jas J Idleman at $7125.
PENDLETON COUNTY NEWS
From Franklin Review of 2nd
Dr and Mrs F Moomau, son and daughter left Wed in their auto for Keyser W Va, where they will visit relatives for a few days.
W A Campbell and M S Hodges left for Baltimore Mon, where the former will be examined and treated by Dr Thayer, a specialist.
W B Marshall, E P Simmons and I W Waggoner are engaged in remodeling and building an addition to the residence of Dr R Thacker.
William H Bodkin, died last week at his home at Maquoketa, Iowa. He was a native of this county, and a veteran of the Civil War, as member of Company K, Sixty Second Virginia Regiment, C S A.
Rev C R Lacy will return in June and resume his pastorate of the Presbyterian congregations in this county. This will be very gratifying news to the members of these congregations and the many friends of Rev Lacy.
Piedmont W Va, April 29
Philos Lodge, No 91, LOOF, attended divine service in a body at St John's M E church, South, Sun morning at 11 o'clock, when the pastor, Rev Harry V Wheeler, preached an eloquent and appropriate sermon.
The alumni of St Peter's school of Westernport, held a musical in the school building last Mon night. the school orchestra and members of the Alumni, who were seated on stage, presented a very pretty appearance. The singing by the Alumni was exceptionally good and well appalled (?sic). The other numbers were also good. The entertainment was closed with a dance.
J Elkins Goshorn, of this place, and Miss Ella Gantt, of Frostburg, were married Thurs evening, March 14, 1912, at the parsonage of the Methodist church of Frostburg, by Rev W C Wolf. Both are well known young people through this community and have hosts of friends who wish them much happiness over the sea of matrimony.
Ernest Sherman Woodwin and Mary Barnum were married in the parlor of Dr J B Shuper's Drug Store, Westernport, Fri April 19, by Rev Harry V Wheeler.
Mr Joseph Getty, who has had charge of the Abram's Creek Coal and Coke Co's office at this place, has accepted a position with the McDonald Lumber Co, of Pittsburg. Mr Phillips of Hancock Md, is filling the position vacated by Mr Getty.
Dr J E Suter and Mr H Clay Thrush, have returned to their home here from a trip to Boston.
Miss Blanch Helfersyt, who has been seriously ill at her home here for some time, was taken to Allegany hospital, Cumberland, Thur of last week for treatment.
Rev R H Viser, attended a meeting of the Winchester Presbytery, at Winchester Va, last week.
May ?, 1912
Mrs Maner Jenkins and son are spending this month with her daughter, Mrs Pinnell, wife of Dr H F Pinnell, Hampshire Street. Mrs Jenkins will make her future home in Elkins.
Mrs Nettie Jenkins Wolf, who recently underwent a serious surgical operation at the Hoffman Hospital, Keyser, is visiting her sister, Mrs Pinnell, Hampshire St.
Mr H S Richardson has purchased a fine automobile. He will erect a garage on his lot on Hampshire Street.
Mr Howard B Carrol, merchant, who was under treatment at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, has returned, fully restored to health.
MR T Cass Dye, is adding a two story addition to his frame dwelling which is occupied by Mr E D Smith, on Fairview Street.
Cool and plenty of rain. The wet
weather will delay some of the people with their work.
A large crowd came out to hear the new preacher, Rev G G Oliver. The people like him very much.
Rev F A Allison of Roanoke, Va, is visiting at Mrs S A Trask's. He also preached Sun night.
Miss Grace Taylor, of Fountain, was visiting friends on the Creek the latter part of the week. Mr Will Adams accompanied her home Sun evening.
Mr Jesse Taylor was calling on Miss Maude Kuykendall Sun evening.
Miss Mabelle Armstrong and brother, Clem, spent Sun at Mr Hileary Rogers. Robert Armstrong and Earl Rogers also came over from Keyser.
Wallace Anderson has his hair standing on end.
Minta Cotrill spent Tues with Mary Hasking.
R U Y's
Mrs Greenholt has been
sick the past week.
Born May 1, 1812 (? ic), to Mr and Mrs Claude C Clevenger another daughter.
Hon John Cornwell, of Romney, was in town Mon on business.
Mrs Clarence Borst and daughter, Miss Nellie, spent Sat in Cumberland.
Mr John Rinehart, of Foote, was a business visitor in town last Sat.
Dick Stimmell and Silas Arnold of Burlington, were in town Mon.
Mr and Mrs tom Deffibaugh and son are spending the week with relatives in Newburg.
Miss Maud Meyers of Lonaconing, spent a few days here this week as a guest of Mrs J T Sincell.
Mr and Mrs W J Laffey, returned here on Tues night from their bridal tour to the Easter cities.
Mr and Mrs Ed Bolten and daughter and Mrs Jennie Shafferman are visiting relatives and friends in Va.
Sargent Wells, a dental student at the Md University, at Baltimore, is home for the summer vacation.
Mr Maurice Lamb, of Covington, Va, spent Fri with his mother-in-law, Mrs Carrie Kight, who continues quite ill.
Mr and Mrs H A Sliger and children paid relatives at Westernport a visit last Sun evening.
Hon Jas T Carskadon, who took a course of treatment at the sanitarium at Battle Creek, Mich, returned home last Fri much improved.
Mr Durst and two children, of Lonaconing, came down Wed and are spending a few days at the home of Mrs Durst's brother, John T Sincell.
Mrs Frank Stansbury and son, Mrs Ed Smith and Miss Brown, of Spencer NC, arrived last Fri on a visit and are guests of Mr and Mrs Ed Rice.
Mr and Mrs John W Young have gone to Minneapolis to attend the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal church. They will be gone about four weeks. Cumb News of 6th.
Mr and Mrs George McFarland, and baby of Barnum, were down last week spending the day with Mrs McFarland's parents, Dr and Mrs Richard Gerstell.
Guard Chas Knight came in Mon and Tues took Mr Andrew Bissett to the penitentiary. Mr Bissett was sentenced last term of court to serve a sentence of from one to five years.
Mrs G M Shoemaker is on the sick list this week.
C S Jones, of Westernport, spent Mon in town.
S V Ward, of Newcreek, spent Sun in town.
Miss Victoria Landacre is ill at the home of J H Marshall. - Midland Cor. Cumb News of 8th
John McMakins family have moved to their new home (the Fazenbaker property) on Piedmont St.
Ex-Co Commissioner C H Bishoff is a candidate for the nomination for commissioner of the county court on the Republican ticket.
Ex Co Comr. Geo E Klencke of Piedmont, has announced himself as a candidate for commissioner of the county court on the Republican ticket.
J H Shaffer is on the sick list.
Stewart Arnold was home last Sun.
Mrs Carrie Kight is ill at her home on Piedmont St.
G W Ward was a business visitor in town Wed.
Mrs J M H Brown is sick at her home one W Piedmont St.
Jas Wright, of Burlington, was in town Wed evening in town.
Attorney A J Welton, of Petersburg, was in town Wed night.
Born May 5th 1912, to Mr and Mrs Lloyd Robison, on Center St, a daughter.
Janet, the little daughter of Mr and Mrs Wm MacDonald, is ill with scarlet fever.
W C Burkhiser, of New Castle, Pa, spent Sat and Sun here with his family.
Messrs Edgar Oliver and Athey Murray of Cumberland, spent Wed evening in town.
Mr and Mrs Mitchell have gone to housekeeping in Russell Wagoner's property, on Piedmont St.
Mr and Mrs Otis Abernathy and little daughter of Blaine, spent last Sun here among friends and relatives.
Rev Mr Haaf, a seminary student, preached in the Lutheran church last Sun morning and evening.
State Treasurer E L Long, of Charleston, spoke here last Mon evening. He is a candidate for re-nomination.
Mrs F L Poindexter, of Chicago, spent a few days here first of the week with her sister, Mrs E A Russell.
Mrs Sharpless was called to Glady Wed by the illness of her daughter, Mrs Nettie Channell.
Mr Chidister, who spent the past winter with his daughters, Mrs Everly and Mrs T H Davis, returned to his home in Newburg this week.
Mr Albert Steiding, who has been in the Hoffman hospital for several weeks, was able to be removed to her home, at McCoole, last Wed.
Mrs Dr L L Edgell and sister, Mrs Curtis, left Wed for an extended visit to their daughters, Mrs Hill and Miss Bessie Curtis, at Portland, Ore. On their way out they will stop at Hastings, Neb, to pay relatives a visit.
William G Connor, 44 years old, Baltimore & Ohio railroad conductor on the Connellsville division, died yesterday morning at his home. - Cumb News 8th
Robert VanMeter of Moorefield, stopped off here yesterday with friends on his way home from a trip to Washington. he left for home this morning.
John Raley, of Piedmont, has become a member of the Richmond Team, Virginia League, and has already made a premier record for the season. He is well known all along George's Creek, having played in games here, Midland and Lonaconing. - Frostburg Journal
The Keyser Tinning Co, Vincent Lacy manager, has moved into the Tribune building, next door to Arbogast's plumbing shop, where they will be glad to have their friends and the public call when in need of anything in that line.
Mrs Henry Heuhauser and daughter, miss Katherine, leave today for their new home at Stewardstown, Pa. Their many fiends parted with them reluctantly, but hope that they may be pleasantly situated.
Mrs Walter L Hays and little son, of Bancock, Ohio, came in yesterday on a visit and will spend the summer at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Julius Taylor, near Purgittsville.
Mr and Mrs J H Deffibaugh left Mon morning for Newburg to be present at the graduation exercises of the school of that place, where their granddaughter, Miss Lorraine Deffibaugh, is one of the graduates.
Mr and Mrs T B Jeffers and daughter, Marie of Erwin, spent last week with Mrs Jeffer's brothers, H S and E R Pulliam. Mr Jeffers has bought B F Wells property in McCoole, and expects to move to that place in the near future.
Miss Bertie Lark and sister, Mrs Gus Kemphfer, were called to Baltimore last Mon to see their sister, Miss Lena, who is ill with scarlet fever. They found her better, and Mrs Kemphfer returned Wed night. Miss Bertie will remain until her sister is able to travel and bring her home.
Mrs Elizabeth Watson, of Bloomington, leaves today for England and will take with her the remains of her son, Joseph, who was killed in the Brydon's mine last Feb. Undertaker, Fredlock prepared the remains for the journey. Mrs Margaret Slee will accompany Mrs Watson. -Piedmont Herald of 3rd.
Dr McComas, of Oakland, was here Mon evening to see Mr C A Weimer in consultation with Dr Edgell. Mr Weimer was taken very ill Mon with neuralgia of the heart and for a time was quite low, but we are glad to say, he is much better at this time. His sister from Mt Lake, spent a couple of days with him, returning home Wed, taking him with her.
Dr and Mrs W H Yeakley and son, Holmes, made a trip to Staunton, Va, last sat in their automobile, returning Tues.
Mrs E S Johnson is
having her residence on Center St repainted.
Rozel Stehley went to Philadelphia last Fri to spend a few days with his brother John.
Capt John Carr and sister, Miss Emma, have moved to the Stafford property on Orchard St.
W F Evans has made an improvement to his jeweler store by having his display window enlarged.
A J Keenan has sold his residence on corner of St Cloud and A streets (the Offutt building) to O A Hood.
Justine, aged one year and nine months, daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry Dettinburn, died on Thursday, May 2, 1912, at her home in South Keyser, of pneumonia, following measles. The funeral took place on Sat. Services were held at the house, conducted by Rev M H Keen. Interment in Queens Point cemetery.
Wed, Chief of Police F G Davis, arrested a boy here who gave his age as sixteen years and said his home is in Brooklyn, NY. he got off of a freight train here and the Chief thought something might be wrong, so he quizzed him a little. The boy said that he started out with a couple of companions, but the others had deserted him. Mr Davis took him in charge and wrote to his parents asking what should be done with him.
MAYBURY - LAFFEY
A very pretty wedding
occurred at the Laffey homestead, west of Frankville, at 9:30 am, May
1st, when Miss Mary E Laffey and Henry H Maybury were married by Rev
Father Gallager, assisted by Revs Father Quinn and Father Flood. A
nuptial mass was solemnized. The bride wore a traveling suit of
beautiful grey French whipped cord; the hat, a white double crown
Milan straw, trimmed in lace and white plumes; white kid gloves.
After the mass a bountiful breakfast was served. A number of
beautiful and useful presents were received. The flower scheme was
pink, red and white carnations. The bride and groom left on train No
6 for an extensive trip east and south. They will make their home in
Washington DC, where the groom has a position with Uncle Sam at the
navy yard. This is the second wedding in the family within the [past
ten days. W J Laffey, a brother, was married to Miss Mary E Dugan, of
Keyser. The happy couple are now in New York City spending their honeymoon.
Miss Laffey, the bride was attended by her sister, Miss Gertrude C, she wore blue serge, white hat and gloves. Dan A Laffey, the brother of the bride, was the best man.
ROBERT CALDWELL DEAD
Mr Robert Caldwell,
one of Keyser's oldest residents, died on Mon May 7, 19192 at the
hospital at Weston, aged about 64 years. Mr Caldwell was one of the
oldest residents of Keyser and has many friends. He was a native of
Morgan county, but had lived in Keyser a number of years. Mr and Mrs
Isaac Mills went out and bought the remains home Tues night, and the
funeral took place yesterday afternoon. The services were conducted
by Rev M H Keen, and interment took place in Queen's Point Cemetery.
His is survived by his wife and five children, viz: Mrs Wm Duling, Mrs Roy Bailey, Miss Esther Caldwell, Thomas and Robert Caldwell of this place. Mrs Isaac Mills is a step-daughter.
The stricken family have the sympathy of their many friends in their bereavement.
MRS RUTH HARMAN
The remains of Mrs
Ruth Harman were bought to Keyser Wed morning on train No 3, from her
home at Upper Marlboro, Md, where she died Mon morning, at the age of
The funeral services were held at the residence of Mrs W P Hollen, conducted by Rev J H Brunk, after which the remains were interred in Queen's Point Cemetery, beside those of her husband, David Harman, whose death preceded her about three years.
Mrs Harman in early woman-hood united with the Lutheran Church, of which she was a faithful member until her death.
The deceased is survived by three sons and one daughter, Hon Geo B Harman of Maysville, W Va; T S and Charles of Upper Marlboro and Mrs W P Hollen of Keyser.
The pallbearers were selected from members of the family as follows: three sons, Geo B, T S and Charles Harman, her son-in-law, W P Hollen, and two grandsons, Wood H and Thomas Hollen.
MELLOT KILLS HIMSELF
Cumberland Md, April 28
Gilbert Mellot, aged 21 years, a young married man of South Cumberland, who had been working in Pittsburg Pa, shot himself in the head at 8 o'clock this morning at the home of his father-in-law, Shepherd Cross, and died shortly before 11 o'clock at the Allegany Hospital.
He had been married about two years, was unfortunate in his business affairs, had been discharged from bankruptcy a short time ago, and following some trouble in the family, he had gone to Pittsburg to work, leaving his wife at the home of her father. Last week, he returned to Cumberland and stayed at the home of his sisters, intending to return to Pittsburg tonight to resume work.
Yesterday his wife called to see him, and this morning he called at the Cross home to see her. There a quarrel arose and Mr Cross ordered Mellott from the house. The young man whipped out a revolver and placing it at his head, fired the fatal shot.
Mellott's mother is dead. His father lives in Oklahoma. A brother, Porter Mellott, and his sisters, Mrs Hattie Fay and Mrs Bertie Cox, live in South Cumberland. His wife was formerly Miss Arline Cross.
LIST OF LETTERS
Remaining unclaimed in the post office at Keyser W Va, week ending May 9, 1912: Mrs Mary Adams, Miss Annie Dormer, Mrs Emma Landakre, Mrs M E Rowan, Mrs W L Smith, Mrs B Smith, Mrs C J Wright, Wilber Blackburn, C A Iser, Jackson S Mowery, Adam Myers, G D Smith.
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION
Notice is hereby given
that at a meeting of the stockholders of the Keyser Table
Manufacturing Co, a corporation created and organized under the laws
of the State of W Va, held at Keyser on the 20th day of March, 1912,
the following resolution was adopted:
Resolved. That a committee of three be appointed, consisting of C W Sievers, I M Long and T M Adams, to dispose of all kinds on hand, and to wind up the company's affairs, and to dissolve same according to the laws of the State of W Va.
J T Sincell, President of said Corporation
Attest, Will C Bowden, Secy.
F M Reynolds
A R Stallings
George T Carskadon
D W Eagle
J E LEPS
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E B CARSKADON
Wm C Clayton
R A WELCH
CHAS N FINNELL
W H GRIFFITH
HARRY G FISHER
HENRY GASSAWAY SHORES
DR I H STAFFORD
DR L GASTON
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